Herbert Baden


HOLGATE -- Herbert Baden, 82, of Holgate, died Saturday morning, February 23, 2013, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.

He was born October 10, 1930, to Albert and Alvina Baden. Herb graduated from Holgate High School in 1948. He served in the Army and National Guard from 1951 to 1954. He was a member of St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Hamler. Herb enjoyed gardening, farming, working with livestock, and bowling. He was also a member of the New Bavaria VFW.

He is survived by sons, Terry of Napoleon and Tim (Cindy) of Continental; daughters, Cheryl Hohenbrink of Leipsic, Kathy (Bill) Martin of Gibsonburg, and Karen (Gary) Oberlin, Defiance; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Lorena Oberhaus, Holgate; and special friend, Arlene McDougle.

Herb was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Loretta Oberhaus; two infant sons; and son-in-law, Tony Hohenbrink.

Friends will be received in the Zachrich Funeral Home, Holgate, on Monday from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral service. The celebration of Herb's life will be on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Zachrich Funeral Home. Burial will follow in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Holgate.

Contributions in Herb's memory can be made to Country View Haven. Please visit www.ZachrichFuneralHome.com to leave online condolences.

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