Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Clement C. “Nick” Heydinger

Clement C. “Nick” Heydinger, age 78, of 205 West Main Street in Shelby, died Thursday morning in the Crestwood Care Center in Shelby after an extended illness. He was born November 27, 1915 in North Auburn the son of August and Mary M. “Mayme” ( Wechter) Heydinger.

Mr. Heydinger retired in 1977 from the Ohio Steel Tube Company after 37 years of service. He was a member of Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church where he served as an usher. He was a member of the Shelby Eagles, A.A.R.P., Shelby American Legion O’Brien Post #326, and was a life member of the Shelby Knights of Columbus Council #1968. He was an Army veteran of W.W.II serving in the European Theater. Mr. Heydinger was a 1934 graduate of New Washington High School.

Mr. Heydinger is survived by his wife, Esther Mae (Arnold) Heydinger, whom he married on October 26, 1946; 3 sons and 3 daughters-in-law, Pat and Linda Heydinger of Shelby, Mark and Pam Heydinger of Ashland, and Gus and Valerie Heydinger of Shelby; 2 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Sue and Craig Williams of Bellevue and Mary Ann and Bob Ross of Delaware; 11 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Frank Heydinger of Norwalk and Raymond Heydinger of Shelby; 4 sisters, Geneva Kehres of North Auburn, Sister M. Bernardine (Lucille) O.S.U. of Toledo, Helen Young of Shelby and Rita Studer of Mansfield;

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Sylvester and Herbert Heydinger and an infant sister.

Calling hours will be on Saturday from 7-9 p.m and also on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby, where the rosary will be recited on Sunday evening at 8:30 p.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church with his nephew Father Frank Kehres, his pastor Father John C. Missler and Deacon Larry Petersen, officiating. Burial will be in Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Cemetery, where military graveside services will be conducted by the Shelby American Legion.

Memorial expressions may be made to Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church and left in care of the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street in Shelby.

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