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John W. Heldberg

January 24, 1960 ~ November 7, 2017 (age 57)


John W. Heldberg, age 57, of Stryker, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan. John had owned and operated Custom Control Design since 1993. He had also worked for Diehl Inc., in Defiance, Clevite in Napoleon, and had also worked at Isaac Tire Center in Bryan and Christy Motor Sales in Archbold.                   

John was born in Bryan, Ohio on January 24, 1960, the son of William “Bill” and Charlotte (Myles) Heldberg. On July 19, 1986, he married Audrey Edwards, and she survives. John was a member of the Defiance Elks, enjoyed bowling, pitching horseshoes, and he also enjoyed going on fishing trip to the Upper Peninsula with his friends for many years. John was a handyman that could fix anything including cars and tractors.

Surviving, besides his wife, Audrey, is their son, David Lee (Sherri Renee) Heldberg of Bryan; two grandsons, Jonathon Ray and Donavon Michael. He is also survived by his mother, Charlotte Heldberg, of Bryan, and sister, Janet Bottorff of Garner, NC. He was preceded in death by his father, Bill, in May of this year.

Visitation for John will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the First Lutheran Church in Stryker. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, at the Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker, with Pastor Tamara Wood, officiating. Interment will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery in Stryker. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to First Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be offered to the family at 

 Service Information

Funeral Service
November 8, 2017

11:00 AM
Grisier Funeral Home - Stryker
109 S. Defiance St
Stryker, OH 43557

November 10, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
First Lutheran Church Stryker
701 S. Defiance St
Stryker, OH 43557

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