James Paap, 89

James Paap, 89, of Fremont Ohio, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 23, 2017, in the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky, Ohio. A devoted husband, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine Paap. Loving father of Kathy Moore, Sheila Hafemann, Carol Hafemann, and Lois Becker. Grandfather of Kenneth Moore, Linda Copeland, Bridgette Keller, David Hafemann, Micheal Hafemann, Karen Hafemann, Heath Hafemann, John Hafemann, Heather Biles, Alexander Becker, and Sherry Becker, 17 great-grandchildren.

James retired from Chrysler/ Jeep as a millwright supervisor. He was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran and enjoyed scuba diving, metal detecting and tinkering on anything and everything.

A military service to be held Monday, March 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the Ohio Veterans Home, Giffin Chapel, 3416 Columbus Ave. Sandusky, Ohio, 44870.

Toft Funeral Home and Crematory, Sandusky, is handling the arrangements.

Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family by visiting www.toftfh.com.