Funeral services for Paul H. Frasher, 87, of Findlay and formerly of Deshler, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rodenberger Funeral Home, Deshler, the Rev. R.I. Barnett officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Deshler, where military honors will be conducted by Deshler American Legion Post 316.
Visitation will be held two hours before services Saturday at the funeral home.
Mr. Frasher died at 3:02 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001 at Deaconess Hospital, Cincinnati.
He was born Aug. 5, 1913 in Loudonville to David R. and Bertha (Hunter) Frasher. He married Marie A. Mueller on Jan. 18, 1944 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and she died Feb. 12, 1988.
Surviving are a daughter, Patricia Papoi, Cincinnati; and a grandchild.
Mr. Frasher was a pharmacist at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center from 1969 until retiring in 1975. From 1936-66 he owned and operated Frasher's Drug Store in Deshler, and worked in the pharmacy of Wood County Hospital in Bowling Green from 1966-68.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the 74th Field Hospital. He participated in the battle of Okinawa. He was awarded the American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with one Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal and World War II Victory Medal.
He was a 1930 graduate of Geneva (Ohio) High School and a 1934 graduate of Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy.
Mr. Frasher was a past member of OES 68, Masonic Lodge and Odd Fellows Lodge, all of Deshler. He was a past worthy patron of the OES lodge.
He was a member of American Pharmaceutical Society, American Society of Hospital Pharmacists and Ohio State Pharmaceutical Association. He was a member of Deshler First United Methodist Church.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.