Jennifer Larra Loeckel, 42, of Marblehead, passed away early Friday morning, April 5, 2013 in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, after a brief illness. She was born on March 18, 1971 in Mansfield, Ohio.
She graduated from Danbury High School in 1989 and Bowling Green State University. Jennifer was a social worker assistant and a certified EMT. She used these skills in her daily life to help people. She also loved photography. Jennifer is survived by her parents, Larry and Jalane (Metz) Loeckel; loving companion, Brad Biers; brother, Eric Loeckel; nephews, Bryce and Brody Loeckel; cousin, Lisa Barker; and aunts, Ann Milem and Nancy Barker. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Clarence Metz (1975) and Rachel (McKee) Metz (2003); and paternal grandparents, Forrest Loeckel (2008) and Frances (Broadrick) Loeckel (1993).
At Jennifer’s request, there will be no visitation and cremation will take place. Private services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made in Jennifer’s memory to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling arrangements. Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be made to the family at www.toftfh.com.