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Frederick William Panning

January 27, 1916 — May 19, 2014

Frederick William Panning

Frederick W. Panning Frederick W. Panning, 98, died May 19, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee, Ohio. He was a resident of the Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek in Holland. He was born on January 27, 1916 in Adams Township, Defiance Co., Ohio, to Henry G. and Dora (Gerken) Panning. Frederick moved to Toledo in his 20's and worked at the old Flower Hospital, National Supply Co. and retired in 1981 from Toledo Scale. He served in the Navy in World War II and was a lifelong member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in downtown Toledo. His hobbies included gardening, woodworking, baking, cabinetry, jigsaw puzzles and being "Mr. Fix-It" for his friends and family. He is survived by his three children: Bonnie (John) Szul of Rossford, Deborah (Thomas) Lytle of Whitehouse, and Henry (Deborah) Panning of Downingtown, Pennsylvania; and sisters Pauline Flaugh of Indiana, Ida Jenkins of Tennessee and brother Martin Panning of Wisconsin. Frederick had 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen R. Panning; his parents; and three sisters and three brothers. The family will receive friends at the Bersticker-Scott Funeral Home 3453 Heatherdowns Blvd at Byrne Rd on Saturday May 24, 2014 after 9:30 a.m. where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Private interment will be at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Okolona. The family requests no flowers, but supports donations in Frederick's memory to Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio and Lutheran World Relief Please view and sign Frederick's condolence page at

Visitation Details

Saturday, May 24th, 2014 9:30am - 11:00am, Bersticker-Scott Funeral Home

Service Information

Saturday, May 24th, 2014 11:00am, Bersticker-Scott Funeral Home

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