Joseph Robert Havens

Joseph Robert Havens

FREMONT: Joseph Robert Havens, 77, of Fremont, died on August 3, 2013 at his home.

He was born on October 4, 1935 in Fremont to Howard T. and Nina A. (Joseph) Havens.

Joe was a 1955 graduate of Fremont Ross High School. He was a laborer at Heinz retiring in 1999. Joe was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and was a Sunday school worker for many years. He was a volunteer at Bethesda Care Center and Share & Care, a member of CMG (Christian Men Gathering), the Beautification Committee, and a Fremont historian. Joe loved trains, was a fan of The Ohio State University, Cleveland Indians and Browns. He enjoyed driving to new places. Joe was very close to his mother helping to care for her for many years. He enjoyed Sunday evenings at his grandparents farm.

Joseph is survived by several cousins and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Service will be held at Grace Lutheran Church on Friday, August 9th at 11 a.m. with one hour of visitation at church prior to the service. Certified Celebrant Maureen Pump will officiate. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartbeat of Fremont, 1211 Oak Harbor Rd., Fremont, OH 43420, Grace Lutheran Church, 705 W. State St., Fremont, OH 43430, or the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Spiegel Grove, Fremont, OH 43420 in Joseph's memory.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Herman-Kinn-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 900 North St., Fremont.

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Published in the News-Messenger on Aug. 6, 2013