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Randall Herner

July 21, 2022

Randall Herner

Randall A Herner, age 92, of Norwalk, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Norwalk Memorial Home. Eighty and out plus twelve.

He was born July 4, 1930, in Monroeville to the late Earl C. and E. Mae (Wheeler) Herner. He was a 1948 graduate of Willard High School. He was a machinist at Durable Mat and Boxboard Packaging and was known as a jack of all trades. He was instrumental in Lefty Grove Baseball as a coach and umpire for many years, and enjoyed playing chess, gardening, baseball and especially watching the Cleveland Indians. His family regards him as being insightful as a farmer’s almanac and he operated R.A.’s Tinkershop in his retirement years.

He is survived by his children, Stephen Herner of Norwalk, Michael (Michele) Herner of Avon, and Lynn (John) Smith of Norwalk; grandchildren, Christopher, Adam (Kate), Jacquelyn and Emily; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary A. (Plue) Herner in 1991; son, Charles Herner; siblings, Mardell Zidarin, Jo Ann Fife, and Charles Herner.

Visitation for family and friends will be held Sunday, July 24, 2022, from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A funeral service will be held Monday, July 25, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. in the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the staff at Norwalk Memorial Home, Stein Hospice and Dr. David and Mary Stanbery family for their care.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Lefty Grove, P.O. Box 918, Norwalk, OH 44857 or Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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Randall A Herner, age 92, of Norwalk, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Norwalk Memorial Home. Eighty and out plus twelve.

He was born July 4, 1930, in Monroeville to the late Earl C. and E. Mae (Wheeler) Herner. He was a 1948 graduate of Willard High School. He was a machinist at Durable Mat and Boxboard Packaging and was known as a jack of all trades. He was instrumental in Lefty Grove Baseball as a coach and umpire for many years, and enjoyed playing chess, gardening, baseball and especially watching the Cleveland Indians. His family regards him as being insightful as a farmer’s almanac and he operated R.A.’s Tinkershop in his retirement years.

He is survived by his children, Stephen Herner of Norwalk, Michael (Michele) Herner of Avon, and Lynn (John) Smith of Norwalk; grandchildren, Christopher, Adam (Kate), Jacquelyn and Emily; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary A. (Plue) Herner in 1991; son, Charles Herner; siblings, Mardell Zidarin, Jo Ann Fife, and Charles Herner.

Visitation for family and friends will be held Sunday, July 24, 2022, from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A funeral service will be held Monday, July 25, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. in the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the staff at Norwalk Memorial Home, Stein Hospice and Dr. David and Mary Stanbery family for their care.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Lefty Grove, P.O. Box 918, Norwalk, OH 44857 or Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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Joe and Cindy Zidarin

Youngsville, NC, USA
July 24, 2022

Sympathy for the Herner Family for your loss. We will not be able to be there to support you guys during this tough time.

Phillis Hales

Norwalk, OH, USA
July 23, 2022

Randy was a truly wonderful person!
Deepest sympathy to you and family

Ken & Diann Plue

Punta Gorda, FL, USA
July 22, 2022

Uncle Ken and I wish we could be there with you all for some of our family support. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during the days ahead.

Sandy (Rupp) Boyd

Buckhannon, WV, US
July 22, 2022

Lynn, My condolences to you and your family. How blessed you were to have him with you into his 90s. ((Hugs