Gerald Mockensturm Obituary (2022) – Maumee, OH

Gerald L. Mockensturm

Gerald L. Mockensturm, 87, of Toledo, OH, died surrounded by his family on January 12, 2022. He was born to Leo and Dorothy (Weisweber) Mockensturm on August 1, 1934. He proudly served his country in the States -United. Army.

Jerry married the love of his life, Thelma Wonderly, on October 5, 1957 and together they raised 5 children. He spent his career working as a banker for the First National Bank until his retirement. Jerry was a devout man and was a member of Monsignor Robert Yates 2800 Assembly of Perrysburg and served as a 4th Degree Knight. After Thelma passed away, he married Virginia (Lonsway) and together they sang in the Our Lady of Consolation choir in Carey, OH, which traveled to Rome and sang for the Pope. He enjoyed farming, gardening, traveling, and spending time with his family at the cabins he built at Columbia Lake.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Thelma; second wife, Ginny; his parents; brother, Daniel; sister, Marcella Bellamah; and his son-in-law, Daniel Artz. Gerry is survived by his children, Connie Artz, Carol (Gerry) Koch, Larry, Sue (Brian) Banas and Tim (Dana). He was loved and cherished by 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds Rd., on Monday, January 17 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. where the Knights of Columbus will say a rosary at 7:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, January 18 at St. John XXIII Church, 24250 Dixie Hwy, Perrysburg, OH 43551, at 10:00 a.m. where the family will begin welcoming guests at 9:30 a.m. at the Resurrection Cemetery of Interment.

Memorials can take the form of contributions to the Hospice of Northwest Ohio or St. John XXIII Church. Please view and sign our online “guest register” at

Published by The Blade on January 16, 2022.

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