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Gerald "Jerry" Mangold

November 20, 1939 ~ March 4, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Gerald "Jerry" Mangold Obituary

Gerald T. (Jerry) Mangold

Jerry passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his Loving Family on March 04, 2024, following his courageous fight against many health issues.

He was born in Toledo Ohio to the late Howard T. and Hazel May L. (Reed) Mangold on 11/20/1939. Jerry attended School in Maumee Ohio graduating High School in 1957. He proudly served in the Army from 1963 to 1965 and then served 6 years in the Army Reserves. Jerry married the Love of His Life and Best Friend Judy L. Teeple on December 13, 1966. They started Their Family the next year and together raised Their 4 Children first in Swanton Ohio then in Monclova Ohio.

Jerry was a Wonderful Husband, an Amazing Father and as a Papa and Great Papa He was unstoppable. Jerry had a zest for Life and was the Life of the Party wherever he was. He was a Friend to all and an Honorary Dad to many. He would help anyone who needed it, gave the best advice and always put others before himself. Christmas Eve would always include Papa in his Red Union Suit and Santa Hat either playing the Ukulele or shaking the Maracas and dancing around the room all for the entertainment of the Grandkids.

He was a Patriot at heart, a Proud Veteran and a Life Member of the American Legion Post 384 where He held many leadership positions through the years including Post Commander, Canteen Manager and E Board Member. He was involved in raising funds for Homeless Veterans, Gifts for Yanks and many other Legion involved Charities. He started working for the former A&P Grocery Store at the age of 14 and worked his way up to Store Manager. After the Store’s closing Jerry became a Car Salesman with most of his Career being at the former Don Scott Chevrolet Pontiac in Whitehouse Ohio. Jerry was Sales Manager at the time of his retirement. After retirement Jerry worked for Walmart in Holland Ohio for 12 years.

Left to cherish His Memory are his Loving Wife of 57 years Judy L Mangold, Daughter Katheryn (Jeffrey) Webb, Sons Gerald Jr and Krystofer (Angela) Mangold, Grandchildren Justin (Jamie), Ryan (Destiny), Madelynn (Joshua), Jason and Morgan Mangold, Step Granddaughter Lindsay (Gannon) Geiger, Great Granddaughter Piper Mangold, Step Great Grandchildren Aubrey and Hunter Geiger, His Nephew and Niece Jeremy Teeple and Rachel Chiles who helped the Family as Loving Caregivers for Jerry, Brothers Lawrence, Michael and David (Joan) Mangold, Sisters Lois Meyer, Marion (Ike) Braucher and Loretta Kennedy, Brothers in Law John (Roswitha) Whitt, Jerry (Barb), James (Karen), Jeffrey and Joseph (Terri) Teeple and His Late Son Jeffery’s Girlfriend Amber Symington and her Daughter Zoee.

He was preceded in death by His Son Jeffery Mangold, Parents Howard and Hazel Mangold, Mother and Father in Law Charles and Iva Teeple, His Niece He considered his daughter Thelma (Jones) Shank, Step Grandson Jeffrey (Jay) Webb Jr., Brothers William, Kenneth, Howard Jr and Donald Mangold and Brother in Laws Charles Meyer Sr. And Chester and Larry Teeple.

A Gathering to Honor Jerry will be held on March 16, 2024, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a Legion Service at 5:30 pm at the Whitehouse American Legion 6910 Providence St. Whitehouse Ohio, 43571.

The Family would like to Thank Ohio Living Hospice and American Cremation Events for their loving care of Jerry and the kindness and compassion shown to the Family.

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