|Frances I. Price
Frances I. Price, 71, of 6236 S. TR 173, Bloomville, died at 9:20 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998, in the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, Columbus.
She was born in Lykens Township, Crawford County, Sept. 23, 1927, to
Marion E. and Fairy M. (Swalley) Young. On Aug. 17, 1947, she married Paul
E. Price, and he survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, Randal E. and Jamison P. Price,
both of rural Bloomville; a daughter, Mrs. Jeffrey (Lori) Frost of Bucyrus;
three grandchildren; two brothers, Franklin and Claude Young, both of rural
Bloomville; and a sister, Mrs. Glen (Wanda) Zeiter, also of rural Bloomville.
Preceding her in death were her step-mother, Mary L. Young in 1997;
a daughter, Mrs. Nancy A. Dawson in 1992; and a brother, Dalton R. Young.
Mrs. Price, a retired bookkeeper, worked for Horn's Crop Service and
Silver Valley Ag Services, Bloomville. She also was employed as a teller
at the Crawford County Bank, Bucyrus, at one time.
A 1945 graduate of Lykens High School, she attended Bowling Green State
She was a member of St. John's Baseline United Church of Christ, rural
Bloomville, and enjoyed gardening and her Dobermans.
Services in St. John's Baseline United Church of Christ will be 11
a.m Monday, with the Rev. Daniel Ward officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn
Visitation is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Walton-Moore Funeral Home,
Sycamore. The body also will lie in state at the church one hour prior
to the service on Monday.
Memorials may be made to the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Research
Institute, Columbus, Ohio.
Ardis M. Hill
Budd Co. retiree
Ardis M. Hill, 81, of 8955 S. TR 1069, McCutchenville, died in Blanchard
Valley Regional Health Center, Findlay, at 9:40 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3,
She was born in Sycamore Township, Wyandot County, March 10, 1917,
to Harley E. and Della S. (Rose) Hill. She had never married.
Survivors include: 19 nieces and nephews; and four brothers, Keith
Hill of Fremont, Alvie J. Hill of Fort Wayne, Ind., Alton Hill of Marion
and Glenn E. Hill of Findlay.
Preceding her in death were two brothers, Kenneth M. and Russell W.
Miss Hill, a 1936 graduate of McCutchenville High School, retired as
a finisher from the Budd Co., Carey. She also worked at Bea's Superette
She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ and the William
Myers Chapter 196 Order Eastern Star, which she had served as a worthy
Services in the Walton Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, will be at 11
a.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Roy Howell officiating. Interment will be
in Bethel Cemetery, McCutchenville.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where
Eastern Star services will be at 6:30.
Memorials may be made to the church or McCutchenville Volunteer Fire
William Arnold Pell
Mechanic/heavy equipment operator
William Arnold Pell, 67, died early Sunday morning, Oct. 4, 1998, at
his residence at 128 N. Fourth St., Upper Sandusky.
He was born in Lewis County, Vanceburg, Ky., Feb. 6, 1931, to the late
Fred P. and Sallie M. (Horsley) Pell. On Sept. 26, 1954, in Upper Sandusky,
he married Rosemary Kinley. She survives. They were later divorced.
Other survivors include: two sons, Mark A. Pell of Bellevue, Mich.,
and Jeff F. Pell of Upper Sandusky; three daughters, Mrs. Dallas (Karen
L.) Smith of Findlay, Mrs. Kenneth (Tami I.) Niederkohr and Lisa M. Pell,
both of Upper Sandusky; two sisters, Maxine Barciz of Bucyrus and Doris
Pell of McAllister, Okla.; eight grandchildren, five step-grandchildren
and a step-great-grandchild.
Three sisters also are deceased.
Mr. Pell, a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict
(August 1951-May 1953) as a tank mechanic, retired in 1991 from the Interstate
Engineer, Fairmont, W.Va. He also had been employed as a mechanic and heavy
equipment operator for the former Wilson Sand and Gravel and the former
Ruttmann Construction Co., both of Upper Sandusky.
A member of American Legion Post 225 and a life member of both Upper
Sandusky VFW Post 2842 and AMVETS Post 777, all of Upper Sandusky, he enjoyed
his grandchildren and playing cards.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Oceola Cemetery,
Oceola, with the Rev. Norman Folk officiating. Military graveside rites
will be conducted by local service organizations.
Visitation at the Bringman-Clark and Company Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky,
is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to Grant-A-Wish Foundation in care of the AMVETS
Auxiliary or the Youth Funds of the local service clubs.
Lowell C. Prater
Atlas Crankshaft machine operator
Lowell C. Prater, 62, of 1024 Breezewood Court, Findlay, died at 9:10
a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 1998, in Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born Dec. 19, 1935, in Salyersville, Ky., to the late Boyd and
Mollie (Salyer) Prater. His wife, Sarah E. (Higley) Prater, whom he married
Jan. 24, 1958, in Findlay, survives.
Survivors also include: three daughters, Mrs. Herbert (Deborah) Launder
of Findlay, Mrs. Dennis (Pamela) Long of rural Arlington and Mrs. Richard
(Tina) Pellam of Vanlue; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren;
five brothers, Herbert Prater of Carey, Roy Prater of Vanlue and Tom, Powell
and James Prater, all of Findlay; and two sisters, Mrs. Ernest (Betty)
Clark of Forest and Mrs. Lee (Barbara) Kloeppel of Vanlue.
A machine operator at Atlas Crankshaft in Fostoria, Mr. Prater served
in the U.S. Army, having been stationed in Japan.
He attended Harvest Jubilee Family Church, Findlay and was a member
of UAW Local 336, Fostoria.
Pastor Don Friar will be the officiant at the 11 a.m. Wednesday service
in the Stombaugh Memorial Funeral Home, Carey. Interment will be in Spring
Grove Cemetery, Carey.
Visitation at the funeral home is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation or the Diabetes Foundation.
Carl R. Overmire
Atlas Crankshaft retiree
Carl R. Overmire, 86, of 22971 SR 613, Fostoria, died at 8:35 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 5, 1998, in Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Findlay Feb. 18, 1912, to Roscoe and Mayme M. Overmire.
His wife, Ella Mae (Ponn) Overmire, whom he married Oct. 24, 1935, in Kentucky,
survives in Fostoria.
Other survivors include: a son, Ronald D. Overmire of San Antonio,
Texas; three daughters, Connie S. Taylor of Bowling Green, Kathy J. Marley
and Lori Ann Overmire, both of Fostoria; and seven grandchildren.
Mr. Overmire, a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Fostoria,
retired as a machinist in 1972 from the Atlas Crankshaft in Fostoria after
22 years of employment. He also had worked as a body and fender man at
McCormick's Garage, also in Fostoria.
He and his wife had a foster home for children in Hancock, Wood and
Seneca County for 31 years.
The Rev. Robert Chew will be the officiant at the 10:30 a.m. Thursday
service in the First Church of the Nazarene. Interment will be in Fountain
Visitation at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel, is 2-4 and
7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to the church or a charity of the donor's choice.
Neva Arlene Taylor
Neva Arlene Taylor, 71, formerly of 529 N. Hazel St., recently residing
at Fairhaven Health Care Community, Upper Sandusky, died at 4:30 p.m.,
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1998. She was born Jan. 1, 1927, to Victor and Pearl
Humes; both are deceased. On Jan. 1, 1948, she married Claude Taylor Sr.
He died Feb. 7, 1973.
Survivors include: three sons, Larry Taylor of Carey, Bob Smith of
Upper Sandusky, and Donald Taylor of Winchester; a step-son, Claude Jr.
of Waverly; a daughter, Mrs. Joe (Thelma) Fox of Upper Sandusky; six step-daughters,
Mrs. Lawrence (Virginia) Eckleberry of Bayview, Mrs. James (Rose) Shook
of Toledo, Mrs. Franklin (Gladys) Henricks of Bayview, Mrs. Annie Young
of Sandusky, Mrs. Wm. (Bonnie) Ward of Sandusky, and Mrs. Herb (Frances)
Conn of Upper Sandusky; two brothers, Ralph Hare, and Leonard Hare, both
of Upper Sandusky; two sisters, Margaret Thomas of Upper Sandusky and June
Biglin of Decatur, IL; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; 32 step-grandchildren;
and many step-great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were: a son, David W.; four step-sons, James,
Robert, Gene and Richard; and a step-daughter, Margaret Ann.
Mrs. Taylor was a homemaker and worked in the laundry department at
Wyandot Manor Nursing Home in Upper Sandusky. Her memberships included:
John Stewart United Methodist Church; Fraternal Order of Eagles 2184; and
Moose Lodge 1045, all in Upper Sandusky.
The Rev. Lenn Geiger will officiate the 11 a.m. service Saturday, Oct.
10, 1998, at the Bringman-Clark & Co. Funeral Home. Burial will be
at the Old Mission Cemetery, Upper Sandusky.
Visitation hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. An
Eagles Auxillary Service will be held at 7 p.m. tonight at the funeral
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
Laurel (Snyder) Dillon
Former Tiffin resident
Laurel Dillon, age 87, of Ta-vares, Fla., died Thursday, Oct. 9, 1998,
She was born Aug. 17, 1911, in Madison, Ohio, to the late Lee and Nellie
(Sanderson) Snyder. She married Vincent Dillon in 1927, and he died in
1987 after 60 years of marriage.
Survivors are: two daughters, Dolores Dillon of Hiram, Ohio, and Mrs.
Donald (Mary) Schrote of Vancouver, Wash.; twelve grandchildren; and numerous
Preceding her in death were: a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Patricia) McDonald;
two brothers, Allen and Max Snyder; and a sister, Edith Hare.
Mrs. Dillon was a homemaker and retired licensed practical nurse. She
had attended Green Springs High School and received nurse's training at
Flower Hospital in Toledo. A former Tiffin resident, she had lived in Florida
for 30 years and was a member of several organizations in Tavares, Fla.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Turner-Engle
is handling local arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children
and Burns Institutes.
Frieda V. Graumlich
Homemaker/child care worker
Frieda V. Graumlich, 79, of 269 Main St., Tiffin, died Thursday, Oct.
8, 1998, in Mt. Carmel East Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.
She was born Dec. 24, 1918, in Wharton, Ohio to Walter and Hazel (Moser)
Wentz, who are deceased. On April 11, 1945, she married George Paul Gramlich
in Fort Worth, Texas. He survives.
Other survivors included: two daughters, Mrs. Ray (Jean) Mulhern of
Xenia, Ohio and Mrs. Eddie (Trudy) Bennett of Pataskala, Ohio; two grandchildren,
Brian Bennett and Katie (Mulhern) Brant; a great-granddaughter, Shelly
Bennet; two brothers, Ray Wentz of Vanlue, Ohio, and Bruce Wentz of Arlington,
Ohio; and a sister, Marie Holzwart of Kirby, Ohio.
A brother, Stanley Wentz, and a sister, Dorothy Wright, preceded her
Mrs. Graumlich was a graduate of Wharton High School and a member of
St. John's United Church of Christ. She had been a homemaker and babysitter.
The Rev. David Culp will conduct funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Monday
at Turner-Engle Funeral Home, Tiffin. Burial will be in Wharton Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. John's UCC Children's Education Program
or the children's programs at the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library.
Dell L. Mathern Sr.
National Lime/Stone retiree
Dell L. Mathern Sr., 84, died at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 1998, at his
residence at 1321 Tiffin Ave., Findlay.
He was born in Newcombers, Ohio, Feb. 18, 1914, to Lawrence M. and
Vangie (Cinnammond) Mathern. On April 21, 1940, he married Agnes M. Lichtle,
and she preceded him in death Sept. 11, 1994.
Survivors include: a daughter, Mrs. Gary (Alice) Ekleberry of Bucyrus;
two sons, Fred Mathern of Englewood, Fla. and Dell Mathern Jr. of Fostoria;
five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pauline Wickiser
of Carey and Lucille Theis of Las Vegas, Nev.; and a brother, Charles Mathern
A sister, Margaret Kristof, also preceded him in death.
Mr. Mathern, a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church-East, Findlay,
retired from the National Lime and Stone Co., Carey, where he had been
employed for 42 years. He also worked at Matherns Carry-Out for 30 years.
A funeral Mass in Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church, Carey, will
be 11 a.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Ben Knopp as celebrant. Burial will
be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Carey.
Visitation at the Beach Funeral Home of Carey, will be 2-4 and 7-9
p.m. Tuesday, where the Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Bridge Hospice of Hancock County.
Anna Louise Johnson
Former Fostoria homemaker
Anna Louise Johnson, 78, formerly of 1102 Central Ave., Fostoria, died
at 1:10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, 1998, in the Winebrenner Village, 415 College
St., Findlay, where she resided.
She was born in Ruston, La., Jan. 22, 1920, to Alfred and Minnie (Lewis)
Survivors include: two daughters, Linda J. Moore and Mary L. Johnson,
both of Fostoria; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were a son, John Johnson; a daughter, Kathy
Johnson; three brothers, Thomas, Rutledge and Booker T. Jones; and two
sisters, Valorie Jones and Gracie Johnson.
A homemaker, Mrs. Johnson, attended the First Baptist Church in Fostoria.
Services in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel, will be 1
p.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Franklin R. Ferguson officiating. Interment
will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
Visitation at the funeral home is 7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Garnet E. Vroman
Garnet E. Vroman, 87, of 25 Christopher Drive, died at 8:35 p.m. Sunday,
Oct. 11, 1998, in St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria, where she resided.
She was born in Bedford County, Pa., March 16, 1911, to Wilson and
Pearl Ellenberger. On March 22, 1929, in Continental, she married Orvis
W. Vroman. He died Sept. 1, 1963.
Surviving are: three sons, Richard Vroman of Camden, Mich., Herbert
Vroman of Columbus and Bill Vroman of Fostoria; a daughter, Janice Vroman
of Fremont; three brothers, Fred and James Ellenberger, both of Burgoon
and Wilson Ellenberger of Fremont; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Hilma Vroman; a brother, Shell Ellenberger; and two sisters,
Gail Holt and Gladys Flora, also are deceased.
Mrs. Vroman was a homemaker.
The Rev. Russell Gumm will be the officiant at the 10:30 a.m. Wednesday
service in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be
in Smith Cemetery, near Burgoon.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Ruby M. Harris
Allied Automotive retiree
Ruby M. Harris, 75, died at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998, at her
residence at 729 Cherry St., Fostoria.
She was born in Turin, Ga., Dec. 25, 1922, to Ralph Carmichael and
Olga (North) Carmichel-Bibbs. Her mother survives in Fostoria. Her husband,
Clarence Harris, whom she married Nov. 8, 1976, in Fostoria, is deceased.
Other survivors include: a daughter, Darlene Dessausure of Fostoria;
two sisters, Rosetta Williams of Warren and Evelyn Browning of Fostoria;
four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were her father and three sisters, Julia
Carmichael, Velma Smith and Donna J. Fairley.
Mrs. Harris retired in 1989 as a production checker from Allied Automotive
in Fostoria, where she had been employed for 32 years.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Fostoria, where she served
on its Mother's Board and also as a trustee.
Services in the First Baptist Church will be 1 p.m. Friday, with the
Rev. T.A. Smith officiating. Interment will be in Memory Gardens near Arcadia.
Visitation at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel, will be
2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. The body will lie in state at the church one
hour prior to the service on Friday.
Memorials may be made to The First Baptist Church, 534 Lynn St., Fostoria,
OH 44830 or Bridge Hospice Care, 1900 S. Main St., Findlay, OH 45840.
Dorothy J. Sutter
Dorothy J. Sutter, 79, of North Main Street, Clyde, died in Fremont
Memorial Hospital Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998.
She was born Jan. 11, 1919, in Vickery, to Grant and Goldie (Ruddick)
Gardner. On Oct. 28, 1939, she married Richard J. Sutter, and he survives.
Other survivors include: two sons, John W. Sr. and Brian Sutter, both
of Clyde; two daughters, Mrs. Howard (Patricia) McGlothen of Bellevue and
Mrs. Thomas (Linda) Dull of Elyria; 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren;
and a sister, Lillian Robinson.
Preceding her in death were a son, Larry in 1958; two brothers, Robert
and Charles Gardner; and a grandson.
Mrs. Sutter, a 1936 graduate of Ross High School, had been employed
as a secretary for Howard Zinc and was the co-owner of Clyde Recreation
and Sutter Trucking.
A lifetime resident of the Clyde area and an avid bingo player, she
was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Clyde and its Altar Rosary
A funeral Mass in St. Mary's Catholic Church, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday,
with the Rev. Patrick Rohen as celebrant. Interment will be in the parish
Visitation at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde, will be 2-4
and 7-9 p.m. Friday, where a Christian Wake service will be at 8:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Sandusky County Hospice, South Main Street,
Clyde, Ohio 43410 or the American Cancer Society.
Robert G. Bose
Robert G. Bose, 72, of Parkway Avenue, Clyde, died at 9:15 p.m. Tuesday,
Oct. 13, 1998, in the Medical College of Ohio Hospital, Toledo.
He was born in Bellevue, March 11, 1926, to Lloyd and Cora (Pocock)
Survivors include: three sons, David Bose of Yakima, Wash., Dennis
Bose of Clyde and Robert Bose Jr. of Eugene, Ore.; two daughters, Mrs.
James (Janet) Layhaw of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Mrs. Kristine Lokey of
Lavergne, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
A sister, Ruth Schiller, also is deceased.
Mr. Bose, who received his education in the York Schools, had been
employed as a security supervisor.
A member of the Clyde Eagles, he had returned to the Clyde area from
Washington State, where he had resided.
Private family services will be at a later date. Interment will be
in McPherson Cemetery, Clyde.
There will be no visitation. The Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde,
is in charge of arrangements.
Nelda R. Jarrell
Homemaker/retired civilian secretary
Nelda R. Jarrell, 82, of Columbus, formerly of Upper Sandusky, died
at about 11 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, 1998, in the Lutheran Village of Columbus.
She was born near Shepherd, Mich., Feb. 27, 1916, to Sheral M. and
Maude (Porterfield) Callihan. Her first husband, Harold Jones, died in
1951. She later married Luther B. Jarrell, June 4, 1966, in Fairborn. He
Survivors also include: a son, Jeffery Jones of Riverview, Mich.; twodaughters,
Joyce Dull of Clare, Mich. and Linda Davies of Greenwell Springs, La.;
a step-daughter, Katherine S. Diviak of Dayton; two step-sons, William
A. Jarrell of New Albany and Gregory L. Jarrell of Westerville; 17 grandchildren
and 27 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Mullet of Mt. Pleasant,
A brother, Gerald; and a sister, Lucile Nutter, preceded her in death.
Mrs. Jarrell, a homemaker, retired in 1971 as a civilian secretary
from Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton. She also formerly operated
a cabin/motel in West Branch, Mich.
A former member of the Order of Eastern Star and John Stewart United
Methodist Church, Upper Sandusky, she most recently was a member of Bexley
United Methodist Church. She also was a piano teacher.
Graveside memorial services will be at a later date. Burial will be
in Oak Hill Cemetery. The Bringman-Clark and Company Funeral Home, Upper
Sandusky, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Victor F. Hartzell Sr.
Brother of Tiffin residents
Victor F. Hartzell Sr., 90, of Defance, died at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday,
Oct. 14, 1998, in Harborside Healthcare Center, Defiance.
He was born in Defiance, May 30, 1908, to Thomas and Rosalie (Reiniche)
Hartzell. His wife, Margaret A. (Valentic) Hartzell, whom he married Aug.
20, 1935, died Jan. 28, 1973.
Survivors include: six sons, Victor Jr. and Robert Hartzell, both of
Defiance, John Hartzell of Napoleon, Gerald Hartzell of Sherman Oaks, Calif.,
Don Hartzell of Hamilton, Ind. and Stephen ''Tony'' Hartzell of Willmington,
N.C.; two daughters, Mrs. Fay (Joanne) Greene of Tecumseh, Mich. and Mrs.
Norman (Rita) Hasselschwert of Canadian Lakes, Mich.; a brother, Robert
Hartzell of Tiffin; a sister, Mrs. Paul (Ellen) Elchert, also of Tiffin;
23 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were two sons, Raymond and Paul Hartzell;
five daughters, Martha, Marianne, Elizabeth, Suzanne and Sarah Hartzell;
three brothers, Harry, Eugene and Paul Hartzell; and two sisters, Mary
Louise Elchert and Regina Beat.
A member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Defiance, where he was a lector
and a member of the choir, Mr. Hartzell owned Vic's Wallpaper Store in
Defiance for many years. He also owned his own home construction company
and worked as a janitor at St. Mary's Catholic Church and School.
Also a member of the St. Vincent DePaul Society and the Noodle Club,
he had attended the University of Detroit.
The Rev. Edward Schleter will be the celebrant at the 11 a.m. Funeral
Mass in St. Mary's Catholic Church, with burial following in Riverside
Visitation at the Mast-Mock-Hoffman Funeral Home, Defiance, will be
2-9 p.m. Friday, where a Vigil service will be at 7 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Society.
I. Virginia Spackey
Homemaker and lifelong Tiffin resident
I. Virginia Spackey, 83, of 190 St. Francis Ave., and formerly of 2352
E. CR 50, Tiffin, died at 6:50 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 15, at the St. Francis
Home. She was born June 27, 1915, in Tiffin to Emmon and Corletta (Smith)
Renninger. On Jan. 12, 1936, she married Philip M. Spackey at the Methodist
Parsonage in Tiffin, and he survives.
Other survivors include: two brothers, Paul R. Renninger of Birmingham,
Ala., and Lee M. Renninger of Vacaville, Calif.
Preceding her in death were: a son, Gary; and two brothers, Robert
Mrs. Spackey was a 1933 Columbian High School graduate. She was a homemaker
and a member of the Washington Street United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Larry Smith will officiate the 1:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19,
service at the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home. Burial will be at Seneca
Visitation hours are from 3-6 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association; Washington
Street United Methodist Church; or to the charity of the donor's choice.
John H. Feasel
Former area resident/Union Carbide retiree
John H. Feasel, 95, of N. Holland-Sylvania Rd., Toledo, and formerly
of TWSP RD 23, Kansas, died in Toledo Hospital on Wednesday evening. He
was born Oct. 2, 1903, to Charles and Mary (Millhime) Feasel in Seneca
County near Maple Grove. On Sept. 14, 1926, he married Violet Zimmerman;
she died March 16, 1984.
Surviving include: a son, Harvey Nelson (Joyce) Feasel of Lambertville,
MI.; Grandchildren: Michael, Terry Nelson and Gary (Amy) Feasel, Peggy
(Brian) Bliss and Vicki (Richard) Jueng; and six great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were: a son, John H. Jr.; three brothers, Irvin,
Harvey, and Charles; five sisters, Cora Hostler, Verda Craun, Ethel Nighswander,
Belva Wohlgamuth, and Gladys Baker; and a grandson, Jeffrey.
Mr. Feasel was a general laborer at Union Carbide Company, Fostoria,
until he retired in 1968. He continued living in the area until his wife
passed away n March 1984 so that he could be near his son.
Services will be Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Nopper-Veh Funeral
Home in Gibsonburg, Ohio. Burial will be at the Scott Trinity Cemetery,
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family asks that memorials be made to the United Way.