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Thomas Eugene Wolfe

July 11, 1928 ~ June 21, 2020 (age 91)

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Thomas Eugene Wolfe, 91, Fair Haven Shelby County Home, Sidney, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 4:48 AM at the nursing home.   He was born July 11, 1929 in Sidney, Ohio the son of Francis Hunton and Agnes Elizabeth (Moore) Wolfe and they are deceased.   He was married to Betty E. Pellman on November 5, 1954 and she survives along with four children, Deborah Buehler and husband Mark of Anna, Ohio; Penny Gibbs and husband Dave of Sidney, Ohio; Annette Work and husband Dewey of Swanton, Ohio and Mark Wolfe and wife Penny of Sidney, Ohio; surviving siblings are Frances King, Grace Eileen Boyer and Ronald Wolfe Sr. He was preceded in death by these siblings: Dorothy Ann Duncan, Mary Lou Wolfe, Charles Richard Wolfe, and Daniel Edward Wolfe. Thomas and Betty had thirteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. They also fostered two foreign exchange students, Prudencio N. Lim Jr. and Rudolfo S. Pascual.  He retired from the Ford Motor Company in Lima, Ohio in January, 1991.   He was a United States Air Force veteran in the Korean 53rd Bombardment Squadron, serving in the Korean Conflict, was a member of the Shelby County Genealogical Society and the Shelby County Historical Society and a member of the Compromise Grange in Hardin, Ohio.  Thomas didn’t know a stranger, and truly was a man of deep faith.   He supported the Cal Farley Boys Ranch and enjoyed taking camping trips across the United States with his family in tow.   Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney is honored to be handling the funeral arrangements for the Wolfe Family.   Cremation will take place and there are no services.   Memorial contributions may be made to the Shelby County Genealogy Society, 5813 S. Knoop-Johnston Rd., Sidney, Ohio   45365.    Attention:   Eleanor Kessler.    Online condolences may be expressed on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home’s web site at:   www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com

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