|Vincent W. Kadyszewski
Son-in-law of Tiffin woman
Vincent W. Kadyszewski, 55, of 8146 Glen Gary Road, Baltimore, Md.
21234, died suddenly on Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998. He was born July 8, 1943,
in Baltimore to Vincent and Mildred (Wargo) Kadyszewski. On Dec. 28, 1986,
he married Sharon Kinn, daughter of MarJean Kinn and the late Vern Kinn
of Tiffin, in St. MaryChurch, Tiffin.
Survivors include: his wife, Sharon; a daughter, Stacey Kadysewski;
his parents; a brother and three sisters, all of the Baltimore area.
A sister, Terry, preceded him in death.
A graduate of Wheeling College, he was the former co-owner of the Jappa
Sand and Gravel Company and had also been employed as an accountant with
Ernest & Young.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary Church, Tiffin or a charity of the
John B. Barbour
John B. Barbour, 55, of W. Jackson Street, Fostoria, died at 8:55 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998, at Medical College of Ohio. He was born March
30, 1943, in Fostoria to Dale and Alma (Frankart) Barbour, who survive.
On Feb. 17, 1973, in Wayne, he married Ann M. Scott. She survives in Fostoria.
Other survivors include a brother, Gary Barbour, and a sister, Mrs.
Marshal (Jane) Burns, both of Fostoria.
Mr. Barbour was a 1961 graduate of St. Wendelin High School and a U.S.
Army veteran. He had been the owner and operator of the ''Whippy Dip''
ice cream store in Fostoria.
The funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home,
Fostoria, with the Rev. Gus Christo-Baker officiating. Burial will be in
Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Carl L. Glick
Carl L. Glick, 60, 94 W. Crestview Drive, died at 6:02 p.m. Friday,
Oct. 23, 1998, in the Emergency Care Center of Mercy Hospital of Tiffin.
He was born in Tiffin, Nov. 7, 1937, to the late Carl L. Sr. and Mary
E. (Rittenhouse) Glick. On June 21, 1974, in Tiffin, he married Elizabeth
M. Martin. She survives.
Other survivors include: six sons, Andrew A., Mark L., Duane E. ''Dewey,''
A.J. and Curtis B. Glick, all of Tiffin, and Timothy E. Glick of Upper
Sandusky; two daughters, Mrs. Jeff (Kathy) Conley of Tiffin and Mrs. Mark
(Dawn) Rodewald of Linville, Va.; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren;
and a sister, Mrs. William (Mary Ellen) Krumhansl of Cleveland.
A grandchild is deceased.
Mr. Glick, a life-long Tiffin resident and a 1957 graduate of Columbian
High School, was employed as a stationary engineer at Archer Daniels Midland
A member of Tiffin Eagles, where he had served as past president, he
was certified by the State of Ohio as an umpire, refereeing games throughout
Northwest Ohio. He also was a baseball umpire and coach and worked with
Little League, high school and men's baseball leagues, all in Tiffin.
Services in the Turner-Engle Funeral Home will be 1 p.m. Monday, with
the Rev. Nathan Martin, Mr. Glick's brother-in-law, officiating. Burial
will be in Fairmont Cemetery.
Visitation at the funeral home is 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. today, where Eagles
services will be at 7 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Columbian High School Athletic Department.
Ronald J. Dicken
Farmer/National Machinery retiree
Ronald J. Dicken, 92, of 5515 N. CR 15, Green Springs, died at 8:24
p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 1998, in Fremont Memorial Hospital, where he had
been admitted earlier that day.
He was born March 13, 1906, in Iler, to Arthur and Mary (McDowell)
Dicken. His first wife, Mildred (Stuckey) Dicken, is deceased. He later
married Iris Baldwin, in April 1932, in Tiffin. She preceded him in death
Surviving are a son, Gary Dicken of Green Springs; and a grandson,
Steve Spaun, of Burleson, Texas; and a great-grandchild.
Also preceding him in death were two daughters, Marlen Dicken and Marsha
Spaun; two brothers, Harold and Robert Dicken; and two sisters, Ruth Dicken
and Maxine Milligan.
Mr. Dicken, a farmer, retired from the National Machinery after 17
years of employment. He also owned a gas station in Fremont.
Private graveside services and burial will be in Pleasant Union Cemetery,
There will be no visitation. The Turner-Engle Funeral Homes are in
charge of arrangements.
Harold Lee 'Doggie' England
M & B Asphalt Co. retiree
Harold Lee ''Doggie'' England, 73, died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday, Oct.
24, 1998,at his residence at 6612 S. Seneca CR 587, New Riegel.
He was born in Carey, July 18, 1925, the son of Clyde Allen and Bessie
(Greeno) England. On Aug. 6, 1946, in Tiffin, he married Mary Elizabeth
Church. She survives.
Survivors also include: three sons, Ronald England of Tiffin, Steven
England of Republic, Richard England of New Riegel; four daughters, Mrs.
Carrol (Judy) Stockdale of Bettsville, and Mrs. Birchard (Gloria) Valentic,
Mrs. Randy (Martha) Burd and Mrs. Paul (Pamela) Harrison, all of New Riegel;
23 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a brother, Albert England of
Tulsa, Okla.; and a sister, Lois Ann Staats of Sycamore.
A granddaughter, two grandsons, seven brothers and six sisters are
Mr. England, a World War II U.S. Army veteran, retired from M &
B Asphalt Co. Inc. in Tiffin in 1986.
He was a member of VFW Post 2858, Tiffin, and American Legion Post
354, New Riegel.
The Rev. Van Fisher will be the officiant at the 1 p.m. Tuesday service
in the Stombaugh Memorial Funeral Home, Carey. Burial will be in Spring
Grove Cemetery, Carey, where military graveside services will be conducted.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday.
Memorials may be made to the Harold Lee England Memorial Fund, in care
of the Stombaugh Memorial Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay St., Carey, Ohio
Paula S. Parsons
Owens Corning laborer
Paula S. Parsons, 22, of Tiffin, died Friday, Oct. 23, 1998, at her
grandmother's home in Fostoria.
She was born in Butler, Pa., Sept. 14, 1976, to Danny Parsons and Melissa
(Fleming) Lyon. Her father survives in Luckey and her mother and stepfather,
Terry Lyon, survive in Tiffin.
Other survivors include: a daughter, Shayla B. Parsons Spiegner of
Tiffin; six siblings, Debbie Parsons of Luckey, Danielle M. Parsons of
Toledo, Haleigh and Kindsey Parsons, both of Moline, and R.J. and Logan
Lyon, both of Tiffin; her grandparents, Paul and Judy Sensabaugh of Fostoria,
Dorothy Fleming and Paul Parsons, both of Findlay; and step-grandmother,
Faye Lyon of Tiffin.
A laborer at Owens Corning, Ms. Parsons attended the First Presbyterian
Services in the Marsh Funeral Home, Luckey, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday,
with the Rev. Richard Mahlman officiating. Interment will be in Troy Township
Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday.
Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society of America.
William E. Eddington
William E. Eddington, 44, of Sandusky CR 296, Bellevue, died Friday,
Oct. 23, 1998, in the Medical College of Ohio Hospital, Toledo.
He was born in Elyria, Nov. 5, 1953, to Earl Eddington and Margaret
(Brotherton) Eddington Steffani. His mother and stepfather, Larry Steffani,
survive in Elyria. His wife, Deborah (Sutton) Eddington, whom he married
April 15, 1978, survives.
Also surviving are: two sons, Brian and Mark Eddington, both at home;
three daughters, Mrs. Anthony (Stacie) Johnson of Lorain, Miss Kris Eddington
ofColumbus and Miss Becky Eddington of Napoleon; three grandchildren; a
brother, Earl Eddington of Elyria; and three sisters, Mrs. James (Margaret)
Carver and Mrs. Al (Cathie) Prosser, both of Bellevue, and Mrs. Terry (Earlene)
O'Conner of Lorain.
His father is deceased.
Mr. Eddington, a purchasing agent for Central Soya, Bellevue, and a
resident of the Bellevue area for 26 years, was a member of the Good Shepherd
Lutheran Church, Vickery.
An avid hunter and fisherman, he was actively involved with the FFA
at Bellevue High School and also active in the Sandusky County 4-H with
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral
Home, Clyde. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 6-9 p.m. Monday.
Memorials may be made to the college fund for Brian and Mark Eddington
at the Bellevue Credit Union, 221 E. Main St., Bellevue, OH; the Filling
Home, N160 SH 108, Napoleon, 43545; or the church.
Fern L. Reiter
Former Republic resident
Former Republic resident, Fern L. Reiter, 91, of 8060 Castle Cove,
Indianapolis, Ind., died Saturday morning, Oct. 24, 1998, at the home of
her son, Bruce Amrhien, following an illness of several months.
She was born Jan. 12, 1907, in Republic, to Alton and Ida (Smith) Miller.
She married Albert Amrhien, and they were divorced.
Survivors include: two sons, Bruce Amrhien of Indianapolis and Arlyce
Amrhien of Willard; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Reiter, a member of St. Jacob's United Church of Christ, Republic,
worked as a machine operator at General Electric in Tiffin for 22 years,
retiring in 1967.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Republic-Bloomville Home of
the Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 SR 19 South, Bloomville. Burial will
be in St. Jacob's Cemetery, Republic.
Visitation at the funeral home is 6-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice.
Elsie D. Ferree
Former General Electric employee
Elsie D. Ferree, 85, 19 Ann St., and former Republic resident, died
Friday evening, Oct. 23, 1998, in Mercy Hospital of Tiffin, following an
illness of one week.
She was born in Tiffin, April 4, 1913, to Adam F. and Nellie Mae (Hoover)
Deiby. She was married to Delbert Ferree and they were divorced.
Surviving are: two daughters, Mrs. Dale (Jo Ann) Nivison of Findlay
and Mrs. Virgil (Wanda) Stevenson of Tiffin; three grandchildren, Mrs.
Debra (Nivison) Crawford and Diana Nivison, both of Findlay, and Dennis
Nivison of Lutz, Fla; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Norma Jean Ferree; a sister,
Viola Teach; and a brother, Paul Deiby.
Mrs. Ferree had been employed as an assembler at Philco in Sandusky
and also had worked as a winder at General Electric in Tiffin.
The Rev. Joseph Szybka will be the officiant at the 12:30 p.m. Wednesday
service in the Republic-Bloomville Home of the Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home,
3085 SR 19 South, Bloomville. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Thomas Scott Vasvary
1988 Columbian graduate
Thomas Scott Vasvary, 28, died Friday, Oct. 24, 1998, at the home of
his grandmother, 1232 S. Bon Aire Ave.
He was born in Tiffin, Oct. 29, 1969. His mother, Helen M. (Bryant)
Somers, and step-father, Joseph Somers, survive in Bloomville. On Nov.
11, 1989, he married Christine R. Brose, and they were divorced.
Survivors include: a daughter, Natisha Renee Vasvary of Arlington;
his grandmother, Mrs. Samuel O. (Mary) Bryant, with whom he resided; and
three brothers, Harrison Todd Bryant, Tony Michael Vasvary and Terry Joseph
Somers, all of Tiffin.
His grandfather, Samuel O. ''Tobe'' Bryant, is deceased.
Mr. Vasvary, a lifetime Tiffin resident, was a 1988 graduate of Columbian
Services in the Turner-Engle Funeral Home will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday
with the Rev. Benny Fitch officiating. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Dorothy F. Spayth
Decorating company co-founder/realtor
Dorothy F. Spayth, 89, of 1345 Washington Ave., Findlay, died at 6:30
a.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, 1998, in Fox Run Manor, Findlay.
She was born Oct. 28, 1908, in Lemert, to Don R. and Cora A. (Markley)
Lea. Her husband, Jesse F. Spayth, whom she married April 26, 1929, died
Dec. 8, 1964.
Surviving are: four daughters, Mrs. George (Marilyn) Rehm, Mrs. C.L.
''Skip'' (Marjorie) Tate, Mrs. Glenn (Mary Alice) Hill and Mrs. Jim (Margaret)
Niswander, all of Findlay; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and
four sisters, Mrs. Marian Erwin of Bucyrus, Mrs. Richard (Marjorie) McNary
of Stowe, Mrs. Harold (Donna) Shuman of Upper Sandusky and Mrs. Cecil (Hattie)
Wallace of Greenboro, N.C.
Preceding her in death were two brothers, Ross and Earl Lea, and five
sisters, Jessie Smalley, Josephine Myers, Gladys Wertz, Evelyn Kiess and
Mrs. Spayth, co-founder of Spayth Decorating Company, was a former
realtor with Phillips Thatcher Realty. At one time she was a grade school
teacher in Bascom at the country school called ''Good School.''
A 50-year member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, she also
was a member of its Rebecca Ruth Circle and the Altrusa Club. She was a
graduate of Bowling Green State University.
The Rev. Douglas N. Mullins will be the officiant at the 1 p.m. Wednesday
service in the Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, Findlay. Burial will be in
Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to Home Health and Hospice.
Agnes Edna Lauer
Mother of Tiffin resident
Agnes Edna Lauer, 81, formerly of Van Buren, died Sunday morning, Oct.
25, 1998, at her residence at the Senior Towers in Findlay.
She was born in Franklin County, April 17, 1917, to Jacob N. and Lula
(Sorgan) Willeke. In 1936, she married Harold Jump, and they were divorced
in 1956. He died in October 1995. She married Paul V. Lauer, June 27, 1959,
in Williamstown, Ohio, and he preceded her in death July 19, 1995.
Survivors include: two sons, Ronald Jump of Tiffin and Lowell Jump
of Heath; a step-son, Raymond Lauer of West Virginia; a step-daughter,
Laura Lambert ofFindlay; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A grandchild and five brothers, Paul, Walter, Leo, Cloyd and Red Ackley,
are also deceased.
Mrs. Lauer retired from R.C.A. (now Harris Corp.) after 20-plus years
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Coldren-Crates Funeral Home,
Findlay. Burial will be in Bechtel Cemetery, Van Buren.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Frances J. Kuhn
Frances J. Kuhn, 77, of Toledo, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998, in St.
Born in Tiffin, she was the wife of Edward J. Kuhn, who died in 1981.
Surviving are a son, Daniel Kuhn; a daughter, Mrs. Roger (Judy) Day;
two sisters, Ruth Scherger and Verna Mae Souder; five grandchildren; and
Mrs. Kuhn was a sister and aunt of area residents.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21 in St. Petri Lutheran
Church, 3120 S. Byrne Road, Toledo.
There will be no visitation. The Walter Funeral Home, 4653 Glendale
Ave., Toledo, is in charge of arrangements.
Donald R. Might
Retired sales representative
Donald R. Might, 69, died at 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, 1998, at his home
in Lakeland, Fla.
He was born in Fostoria, Dec. 9, 1928, to the late Willard and Marie
(Lawrence) Might. His wife, Marilyn (Fox) Might, survives in Lakeland.
Other survivors include: two sons, Gregory Might of Norwalk and Douglas
Might of Westerville; two daughters, Mrs. Rod (Susan) Wood of Highland,
Mich., and Sara Might of Lakeland; and five grandchildren.
Mr. Might, a 1947 Fostoria High School graduate, retired in 1988 as
a sales representative for the Union Oil Co. and S&S Auto Supply Co.,
A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a member of the
First United Methodist Church, Bellevue.
Services in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 10:30
a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Branson J. Hawkes officiating. Burial will
be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Bevon A. Painter Sr.
Food brokerage semi-retiree
Bevon A. Painter Sr., 70, of North Main Street, Fostoria, died at 3:05
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, 1998, in Fostoria Community Hospital.
He was born Sept. 30, 1928, in Celina, to Bevon G. and Deliah E. (McGough)
Painter. His wife, DeaJo Hutchins, whom he married Nov. 22, 1953, in Angola,
Ind., survives in Fostoria.
Survivors also include: a son, Bevon A. Painter Jr. of Fostoria; a
daughter, Mrs. Thomas (DeAnn M.) LaCourse of Fostoria; a brother, Thomas
Painter of Fostoria; two sisters, Mrs. Charles (Betty) Hatfield and Mrs.
Ron (Sally) Harden, both of Fostoria; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A sister, Judy Allson, is deceased.
Mr. Painter, a 1946 Fostoria High School graduate, was semi-retired
from the food brokerage business and had been employed, most recently,
at Paul InmanInc. of Toledo.
A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a member of the
First Church of the Nazarene, Fostoria.
The Rev. Russell Gumm will be the officiant at the 10:30 a.m. Wednesday
service in the First Church of the Nazarene. Interment will be in Memory
Gardens, near Arcadia.
Visitation at the funeral home is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Alice C. Kromer
Alice C. Kromer, 79, of 12865 TR Hwy. 100, Carey, died in the Wyandot
Manor, Upper Sandusky, at 6:10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, 1998.
She was born June 13, 1919, in Vanlue, to Dennis D. and Gladys H. (Hendricks)
DeVene. On July 8, 1939, she married Robert D. Kromer, and he survives.
Also surviving are: seven children, Paul Kromer, Clara Nash, Mrs. Michael
(Nora) Connolly and Mrs. Daniel (Janice) Kear, all of Carey, Harold Kromer
of Ft. Wayne, Ind., John Kromer of Salina, Kan. and Joseph Kromer of Bloomdale;
29 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Dale DeVene of
A daughter, Martha Nash, and a sister, Lucille Huntebrinker, are deceased.
A homemaker and graduate of Carey High School, Mrs. Kromer was a member
of the Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church, Carey and its
Rosary Altar Society.
Services in the Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church
will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Arthur Young as celebrant. Burial
will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Carey.
Visitation at the Stombaugh Memorial Funeral Home, Carey, is 3-5 and
7-9 p.m. today, where the Rosary will be recited at 3 p.m. and a Vigil
service will be at 8:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the church or Dorcas Carey Public Library.
Leona M. Adelsperger
Rural Tiffin homemaker
Leona M. Adelsperger, 84, died at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998,
at her residence at 628 W. CR 30.
She was born in Adams Township, Seneca County, June 8, 1914, to Glenn
and Bertha Mae (Miller) Sherman. Her husband, Cecil D. Adelsperger, whom
she married Oct. 26, 1935, in Tiffin, preceded her in death June 7, 1967.
Survivors include: three sons, James D., Larry A. and Michael R. Adelsperger,
all of the Tiffin area; a daughter, Martha A. Adelsperger-Deering of Bonifay,
Fla.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Thelma
Stiverson of Tiffin.
Also preceding her in death were a grandchild, Kraig Adelsperger; and
five brothers, Albert, Walter, Howard, Neile and Kenneth Sherman.
Mrs. Adelsperger, a homemaker and lifetime Seneca County resident,
was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church, the Farm Women's Club,
Tiffin Senior Citizens and the Kum Join Us Club.
An avid card and bingo player, she was a 1932 graduate of Green Springs
Dr. Robert E. Buckley will be the officiant at the 10 a.m. Friday service
in the Engle-Young Funeral Home of Green Springs. Burial will be in Pleasant
Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the church or a charity of the donor's choice.
Gladys Eileen Reese
Gladys Eileen Reese, 75, of Mineral Springs, Ark., died at 2:35 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 26, 1998, in Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky.
She was born Aug. 8, 1923, in Ohio, to Raymond Almer and Velma (Clutter)
Burt. On April 17, 1948, she married Donald Reese. He died July 12, 1995.
Surviving are: three sons, Michael and John Reese, both of Mineral
Springs and Karl Reese of Carey; two daughters, Mrs. Jack (Karla) Lamb
of Nashville, Ark. and Mrs. Calvin (Terry) Cosby of Houston, Texas; five
grandchildren and a step-grandson; and a brother, Raymond Burt Jr., also
of Mineral Springs.
A brother, Cecil Burt, is deceased.
Mrs. Reese was a homemaker.
Services in the Stombaugh Memorial Funeral Home, Carey, will be 1:30
p.m. Friday, with the Rev. Cathy Wirth officiating. Interment will be in
Spring Grove Cemetery, Carey.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday.
Donna Jean Williams
Clyde homemaker/store clerk
Donna Jean Williams, 79, of CR 212, Fremont, died in Mercy Hospital
of Tiffin, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998.
She was born in Bowling Green, Sept. 27, 1919, to Charles and Mame
(Stower) Collins. Her husband, Dale L. Williams, whom she married Nov.
12, 1939, survives.
Other survivors include: three sons, Charles L. and Michael Williams,
both of Clyde and James A. Williams of Matlacha, Fla.; two daughters, Susan
Myers and Mrs. Timothy (Cynthia) Murphy, both of Clyde; 12 grandchildren
and 11 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were a sister, Ruth Musser; and a brother, Bernard
Mrs. Williams, a homemaker, also had been employed at a dime store
in Clyde. A resident of the Fremont area most of her life, she and her
husband spent their winters in Florida.
A 1938 graduate of Fremont Ross High School, she was a member of the
First United Methodist Church, the Eagles Auxiliary and Ladies of the Moose,
all of Clyde.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday in the First United Methodist Church,
with the Rev. John Bailey officiating.
The Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Clyde,
or Mercy Hospital of Tiffin.
Ira L. Sims
Former Hayes Albion employee
Ira L. Sims, 50, 73 St. Clair St., Lot 1, died at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday,
Oct. 27, 1998, in the Autumnwood Care Center.
He was born Aug. 10, 1948, in Bucyrus, to the late Lamoyne and Minnetta
L. (Estep) Sims. On July 29, 1967, in St. Mary's Church, Tiffin, he married
Elizabeth Blust, and she survives.
Other survivors include: six daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Mary Jane) Robinson,
Mrs. Kenneth (Jennifer A.) Moore, Mrs. Christopher (Rebecca Lynn) Massie
and Amy J. Sims, all of Tiffin and Sara E. and Patricia K. Sims, both at
home, also in Tiffin; his step-mother, Opal Faye Sims of Tiffin; a brother,
James L. Sims; two half-brothers, Anthony Sims of Bloomville and Scott
Oliver Sims of Virginia; and seven grandchildren.
Mr. Sims, who attended Columbian High School, had been employed at
Hayes Albion for 20 years as a furnace operator and retired in 1992 from
Asplundh Tree Trimming.
He was a member of the Sons of AMVETS.
Graveside services and burial will be private in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
There will be no visitation. The Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to his family or Community Hospice Care.
Kathryn E. Norman
Former Clyde homemaker
Kathryn E. Norman, 88, formerly of Liberty Street, Clyde, died in St.
Francis Nursing Home, Green Springs, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998.
She was born in Sandusky County, Nov. 26, 1909, the daughter of Lloyd
and Dulcie (Spriggs) Beard. Her former husband, Orrin Norman, is deceased.
Surviving are: three sons, James and Jeff Norman, both of Fremont and
Butch Norman of Green Springs; six daughters, Mrs. James (Bonnie) Gegorski
of Green Springs, Mrs. James (Sonja) Barbour of Catheral City, Calif.,
Mrs. John (Carole) Hudson of Sandusky, Mrs. Roger (Mary) Gilbert of Helena,
Mrs. Rolland (Cindy) Hasselbach of Lindsay and Mrs. Roy (Becky) Salazar
of Clyde; 23 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were a sister, Enid Stevens; two brothers,
Savoy and Charles Beard; a daughter, Nancy Sauseda in 1970; a grandson
and a great-grandson.
Mrs. Norman, a homemaker and life-time Clyde area resident, was a member
of the First Presbyterian Church, Clyde.
Services in the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde, will be 1:30 p.m.
Friday,with the Rev. Richard Moe and the Rev. Alex McLean officiating.
Interment will be in McPherson Cemetery, Clyde.
Visitation at the funeral home is 7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to St. Francis Rehabilitation Centre and Nursing
Home, Broadway Street, Green Springs, Ohio; Sandusky County Hospice, South
Main Street, Clyde or the Sandusky County Humane Society.
Florence E. Clementz
Retired registered nurse
Florence E. Clementz, 88, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998,
in St. Francis Home, Tiffin.
She was born Oct. 22, 1910, in Paulding, to Joseph and Elizabeth (O'Conner)
Clementz. She had never married.
The last of her family, Miss Clementz retired as a registered nurse.
graveside services will be 1 p.m. Friday in Riverside Cemetery, Defiance.
There will be no visitation. The Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home, Tiffin,
is in charge of arrangements.
James E. Michaels
Sister of Fostoria resident
James E. Michaels, 62, of 615 Buchanan, Fremont, died Wednesday, Oct.
28, 1998, in Fremont Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Fremont, Feb. 24, 1936, to the late Cletus E. and Imoguard
(Coleman) Michaels. His wife, Carol (Rice) Michaels, whom he married May
31, 1958, in Fremont, survives in Fremont.
Survivors also include: three daughters, Susan Urban, Sandra Huffman
and Samantha Coburn, all of Fremont; two sons, Mathew and Mark Michaels,
both of Fremont; a sister, Mary Lou Schwab of Fostoria; and 13 grandchildren.
A granddaughter, is also deceased.
Mr. Michaels, a 1954 graduate of Fremont Ross High School, had been
employed at C&W Auto for 11 years and Warner Mechanical for 27 years.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Moose, the Eagles,
Local 50 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union and the Tackel Box II.
A funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Sacred Heart Caholic Church.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens.
Visitation at the Keller-Ochs-Koch Funeral Home, Fremont, will be 2-4
and 7-9 p.m. Friday, where a Wake service will be at 8:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the church.