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1935 Manfred 2010

Manfred H. Gritzan

June 16, 1935 — December 30, 2010

Manfred H. Gritzan, 75, of Strasburg, Ohio died Thursday, December 30, 2010 in Aultman Hospital at Canton following a brief illness.

Born June 16, 1935 in Essen, Germany, he was the son of the late Adam and Hedwig (Bernard) Gritzan.

Manfred was a 26year employee of Sugardale Meats in Canton until illness forced his retirement in 1984.

He was a member of the New Apostolic Church in Massillon. He previously served in the National Guard. He enjoyed camping, fishing and boating, and vacationing with his family.

He is survived by his wife Judith (Zimmer) Gritzan with whom he celebrated 52 years of marriage last May 24; three children, Tammy (husband, Terry) Mann and Troy Gritzan both of Bolivar and Terry Gritzan of Lodi; four grandchildren, Adam (wife, Martina) Mann, and Ryan Mann, Kyle and Rachel Gritzan all of Bolivar; three sisters, Inge Gonzales of Florida, Helga Weigel of Washington, and Frechein Selig of Massillon and his special canine companion Sadie along with numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Manfred was preceded in death by a son, Todd M. Gritzan who died April 18, 2006 along with two brothers, Herbert and Eric Gritzan and a sister, Hedwig Klapper.

A funeral celebrating Manfred's life will be held Monday evening, January 3, 2011 at 8pm in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory at Dover with Evangelist Scott Hussing officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 5-8pm. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11am in the Brookfield Cemetery in Massillon. Those unable to attend or who may wish to express a fond memory of Manfred may sign the online guestbook by visiting the "obituaries" link on the funeral home website at www.tolandherzig.com

Memorial contributions may be made to one's church or favorite charity.

Toland-Herzig, Dover
330 343-6132

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, January 3, 2011

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes - Dover

803 N. Wooster Ave., Dover, OH 44622

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Service

Monday, January 3, 2011

Starts at 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes - Dover

803 N. Wooster Ave., Dover, OH 44622

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Visitation

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Brookfield Cemetery

Massillon, OH 00000

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