SIDNEY — Thomas Eugene Wolfe, 91, Fair Haven Shelby County Home, Sidney, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020, at 4:48 a.m. at the nursing home.

He was born July 11, 1929, in Sidney, Ohio, the son of Francis Hunton and Agnes Elizabeth (Moore) Wolfe and they are deceased.

He was married to Betty E. Pellman on Nov. 5, 1954, and she survives along with four children, Deborah Buehler and husband Mark, of Anna, Ohio; Penny Gibbs and husband Dave, of Sidney, Ohio; Annette Work and husband Dewe,y of Swanton, Ohio, and Mark Wolfe and wife Penny, of Sidney, Ohio; surviving siblings are Frances King, Grace Eileen Boyer and Ronald Wolfe Sr.

He was preceded in death by these siblings: Dorothy Ann Duncan, Mary Lou Wolfe, Charles Richard Wolfe, and Daniel Edward Wolfe.

Thomas and Betty had 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. They also fostered two foreign exchange students, Prudencio N. Lim Jr. and Rudolfo S. Pascual.

He retired from the Ford Motor Company in Lima, Ohio in January 1991. He was a United States Air Force veteran in the 53rd Bombardment Squadron, serving in the Korean Conflict, was a member of the American Legion in Sidney, the Shelby County Genealogical Society, and a member of the Compromise Grange in Hardin, Ohio.

Thomas didn’t know a stranger, and truly was a man of deep faith. He supported the Cal Farley Boys Ranch and enjoyed taking camping trips across the United States with his family in tow.

Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney is honored to be handling the funeral arrangements for the Wolfe Family. Cremation will take place and there are no services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shelby County Genealogy Society, 5813 S. Knoop-Johnston Rd., Sidney, OH 45365. Attention: Eleanor Kessler.

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