Peter Aloyious Naderer, 86, of Fremont, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Valley View Health Campus, surrounded by his loving family.
Pete was born June 20, 1934 to the late Joseph and Mary (Widman) Naderer. He graduated from St Joseph High School in 1952. His high school days and classmates were very special to him, and Pete was especially proud of being a part of the school’s football team. He served during the Korean War from 1957 – 1959. He often shared memories of that time.
He married Marcie (Bouillon) on April 23, 1960. Together they had ten children. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, daughters, Kathy (Bob) Gillmor of Old Fort, Lisa (Steve) Ebert, Jean (JP) Anderson, Chris (Dan) Frederick, Jan (Dave) Kadlubowski, all of Fremont, and Ann (Mick) Camella of Huron. Sons are Tom Naderer of Clyde, Pete (Kristen) Naderer of Cincinnati and Mike (Emily) Naderer of Columbus.
Pete and Marcie enjoyed spending time with their grandchildren and great grandchildren. Grandchildren are Melissa (Sam) Arnold , Tom Gillmor, Courtney, Erica & Garrett Ebert, Kristen (Dylan) DeRan, Katie (Brad) Gugliotta, Dom, Anthony & Gabe Camella, Emily, Josh & Nick Anderson, Drew Frederick, Branden & Meghan Kadlubowski, Jack, Ellie, Sam & Max Naderer. Great grandchildren are: Reagan & Samson Arnold, Willow Anderson, and Jude Camella.
His surviving sibling is his twin brother, Paul, his best friend. Pete was the first twin to enter the world, and would never let his brother forget it! Also surviving are his sisters-in-law, Kate Naderer & Millie Naderer, and many beloved nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his infant son, Johnny, and his siblings & spouses John (Irene), Hubert/Dutch, Louis (May) and Mary Naderer, Betty (Francis/Shorty) Ochs, Ann (Herman) Frankart, Helen (Lawrence/Red) Gutschalk and Agnes (Bernard) Boes.
Pete lived a full and fulfilling life and had boundless energy. He was a successful dairy farmer, milking up to 50 head of Holstein cattle, as well as growing corn, wheat and soybeans. He loved the community and served it in many ways. He was a member of the Farm Bureau, served on St Joseph Parish Council, Finance Council and Elementary School Board. He was in the first group of lay distributors for St Joseph Church. His faith was the foundation of his life. After retirement, he and Marcie attended daily Mass and sometimes even helped serve if needed.
Pete’s hobbies included watching Notre Dame Football, playing cards and Rummikub, reading the comics , putting puzzles together and cheering his children and grandkids on the sports fields. He was often seen driving his beloved dog, Trixie, in his John Deere gator.
He was a devoted member of SJCC Boosters and gave a generous donation of land for St Joseph Central Catholic (Bishop Hoffman Catholic School) to use for an athletic facility. The fields have been used for soccer, baseball, softball, and football practice. It gave him so much joy to see the students and their families use these fields. After retiring from farming, it became his new project to upkeep these fields in top notch condition.
Pete was a hard worker all of his life. He had two sayings that exemplified his views: “There is no such word as “can’t” and “If you’re going to do a job, do it right.” He was also very much a people person, he never met a stranger. He loved to talk and visit with people. He will be missed by his loving family and all of his friends and acquaintances.
Visitation will be 3-7pm, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at the Hanneman-Chudzinski-Keller Funeral Home, 416 S. Arch St, Fremont OH 43420 Funeral Mass will be conducted 10 am, Thursday, May 27, 2021 at St Joseph Catholic Church, 709 Croghan St, Fremont, OH 43420. Memorial Contributions may be directed to SJCC Naderer Sports complex or to the Bishop Hoffman Catholic School Tuition Assistance Fund.
The Naderer Family would like to give a heart felt thank you to the staff of Valley View , Heartland Hospice, and Pete’s God daughter Pat Stimson for taking loving care of Pete.
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