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Doug Robert Velker
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Obituary for Doug Robert Velker

Douglas Robert Velker, age 61, of Toledo's Point Place Community, passed away Friday, September 7, 2018 at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. He was born February 25, 1957 in Toledo to Melvin and Barbara (Tierney) Velker.

Doug was a graduate of Macomber High School. Doug was very knowledgeable about cars and loved NASCAR. His career was spent working in the automotive industry. Doug was currently employed as an automotive consultant in the parts department at Taylor Cadillac and also worked part time at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home. He was strong in his faith and was an active parishioner of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Arts and Environment committee. Also, Doug served as a Mass Coordinator, Eucharistic Minister, and RCIA sponsor. A kind and generous person, he would always lend a helping hand to whomever was in need.

Doug is survived by his siblings, Mary (Ken) Marcum, Timothy (Diane) Velker and John (Sook) Velker; aunt, Ann Biel; nieces and nephews, Michael, Shawn, Esther, Angela, Jeffrey, and Matthew; and a large extended family of cousins and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Charles; and niece, Rebecca.

Family and friends may visit Monday, September 10 from 4-8 p.m. at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St. Toledo, OH, where there will be a scripture service at 7:30. The Funeral Mass for Doug will be Tuesday, September 11 at 10 am at St. John the Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to St. John the Baptist Church. Please share condolences at

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4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo

5300 N Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43611

scripture service




7:30 PM
David R. Jasin-Hoening - Toledo

5300 N Summit Street
Toledo, OH 43611





10:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

5153 N. Summit St.
Toledo, OH 43611

Father David Cirata will be officiating.

Cemetery Details


Calvary Cemetery

2224 Dorr St.
Toledo, OH 43607


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