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Mildred L. Watson
Retired office worker
Mildred L. Watson, 72, 2361 N. TR 135, died at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 1998, in the Emergency Care Center of Mercy Hospital of Tiffin.
She was born in rural Attica, Dec. 10, 1925, to Dean and Edna (Shawman) Watson. She had never married.
Surviving are a sister, Lois Watson of Tiffin; and three nephews, Dean Steven Watson of Tiffin, Larry W. Watson of Republic and Ken J. Watson of Fostoria.
A brother, John Watson, is deceased.
Miss Watson, a retired office secretary, graduated in 1934 from Columbian High School and in 1945 from Tiffin Business School. She attended Shiloh Methodist Church.
Services in the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, . Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bloomville.
Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

John W. Baker
National Carbon fireman
John W. Baker, 96, of 200 E. North St., Fostoria, died at 10:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 1998, in Fostoria Community Hospital.
He was born in Arcadia, March 25, 1902, to Lemuel and Metta (Dorsey) Baker. On Sept. 22, 1923, in Findlay, he married Olive G. Swihart. She died Aug. 24, 1997.
Survivors include: a daughter, Mrs. Arthur (Dona) Smith of Fremont; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were a son, Dwight Baker; a brother, Harry Baker; and two sisters, Lois Skidmore and Frances Kazmaier.
Mr. Baker, who served in the Navy Reserves, worked as a fireman at the National Carbon (now National Electrical Carbon) in Fostoria for 30 years, retiring in 1963.
He was a member of High Street United Methodist Church, the Sportsman Club and Fostoria Senior Citizens. 
The Rev. Jeffrey Waite will be the officiant at the 10:30 a.m. Wednesday service in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel. Interment will be in Memory Gardens, near Arcadia.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to the Heart Fund, 310 Riverside Drive, Tiffin, OH 44830 or a charity of the donor's choice.

Margaret H. Scott
Former Sears employee
Margaret H. Scott, 91, of 1326 Flechtner Road, Fostoria, died in the Winebrenner Village, Findlay, at 1:15 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, 1998.
She was born Sept. 6, 1907, in Owensboro, Ky., the daughter of Robert F. and Pauline (McFarland) Bell. Her husband, Clarence G. Scott, whom she married July 26, 1926, in Kansas City, Mo., died April 19, 1983.
Surviving are a son, Dale Scott of Fostoria; a daughter, Mrs. Ben (Dorothy) Cooper of Findlay; two sisters, Ruth Cook of Toledo and Alice Stewart-Mason of Chillicothe; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Eleanor Hicks, also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Scott, a member of the Order of Eastern Star, had been employed as a paintdepartment manager at the former Sears Store in Fostoria for 20 years, retiring in 1968.
She was a member of High Street United Methodist, Fostoria and its Missionary Society, Path Finder Class and Bereans.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel, with the Rev. Jeffrey Waite officiating. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria. 
Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to High Street U.M. Church, 243 W. High St., Fostoria, OH 44830.

Mary L. Jolliff
Allied Signal retiree
Mary L. Jolliff, 81, formerly of 124 Seneca Ave., Fostoria, died at 3:25 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 1998, in St. Catherine's Care Center, 25 Christopher Drive, Fostoria, where she resided.
She was born in Vanlue, Sept. 29, 1917, to Charley and Iva (Swick) Loudenslager.
Survivors include: two brothers, Ralph O. Loudenslager of Columbus and John W. Loudenslager of Vanlue. 
A brother, Charles Loudenslager; and a sister, Catherine Ewing, are deceased.
Mrs. Jolliff, a graduate of Vanlue High School, had been employed as an assembler at the Autolite (now Allied Signal), Fostoria, where she had worked for 25 years, retiring in 1970.
A lifetime member of Women of the Moose, she was a former member of Loyal Order of the Moose 1567, Fostoria.
The Rev. Branson J. Hawkes will conduct the 10:30 a.m. Tuesday service in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel. Burial will be in Hickory Grove, Vanlue.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. 

Mary Jane Kanan
Peach Path Antiques co-owner/homemaker
Mary Jane Kanan, 78, of 1708 Emmett Drive, Fremont, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 1998, in Toledo.
She was born in Fremont, May 18, 1920, to Herman and Amelia (Toeppe) Gabel. On Feb. 13, 1943, in Sacramento, Calif., she married Van R. Kanan, and he survives.
Other survivors include: a daughter, Amilia Kayes of Kettering; six sons, Herman R. of New Jersey, William A. and Robert E, both of Columbus, Calvin T. of Fremont, James E. of Old Fort and Ronald C. of Snowmass, Colo.; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Preceding her in death were a son, Dennis M.; a brother, James Gabel; and three sisters, Jeannette Krupp, Dolores Foos and Rosalyn Foos.
Mrs. Kanan, a homemaker, also was the co-owner, with her husband, of Peach Path Antiques.
A 1938 graduate of St. Joseph High School, Fremont, she was a life-time member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fremont.
A funeral Mass in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fremont, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Tiffin.
Visitation at the Keller-Ochs-Koch Funeral Home, Fremont, will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, where a Christian Wake service will be at 8:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the church.

Cecil C. Warnement
Retired Jewel Tea Co. salesman
Cecil C. Warnement, 92, 1655 W. CR 54, died at 12:15 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 1998, in St. Francis Home.
He was born May 23, 1906, in Tiffin, to Pius and Lucy (Aurend) Warnement. His wife, Kathryn (Kennedy) Warnement, whom he married June 14, 1932, in St. Mary Catholic Church, survives.
Survivors also include: a son, Robert Warnement of Tiffin; four daughters, Mrs. Herman (Kathleen) Tiell, Dorothy Brickner and Mrs. Gerald (Marjorie) Brickner, all of Tiffin and Mrs. David (Betty) Batey of Fremont; four sisters, Esther Kuebler, Catherine Vogel and Ruth Ring, all of Tiffin and Virginia Ring of Lancaster; 24 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.
A son, Joseph Warnement; three brothers, Marion, Howard and Justin Warnement; a sister, Olive Smith; and three great-grandchildren, are deceased.
Mr. Warnement, a retired salesman for the Jewel Tea Company, where he had been employed for 34 years, also was the business manager for St. Mary Catholic Church for 14 years. 
A 1925 Columbian High School graduate, he was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and a life member of the Knights of Columbus, where he enjoyed playing cards and bowling.
The Rev. Frank Murd will be the celebrant at the 10 a.m. Thursday Funeral Mass in St. Mary Catholic Church, where the Rosary will be recited at 9:45 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation at the Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home, will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.Wednesday, where a Wake service will be at 3:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the church, St. Francis Home or the Calvert Foundation.

John Howard Fegley
Tiffin native
Former Tiffin resident, John Howard Fegley, 67, a resident of the Ohio Veteran's Home, Sandusky, died there, Friday afternoon, Oct. 30, 1998, following a brief illness.
He was born in Tiffin, March 15, 1931, to the late Charles and Minnie (Rorrick) Fegley.
Survivors include: a sister, Margaret Stump of Bettsville; a niece, Phyllis Conners of Hawaii and two nephews, Raymond Stump of Kansas and Larry Stump, also of Bettsville; and 10 great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Margie Ellen Fegley.
Mr. Fegley, a 1949 Columbian High School graduate, also graduated magna cum laude from Terra Technical College. He was a U.S. veteran, having served in 1952.
Military memorial services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Giffin Chapel of the Ohio Veteran's Home, with the Rev. Paul Birmingham officiating. Burial will be in the Ohio Veterans Home Cemetery.
The Toft Funeral Home and Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is in charge of arrangements.

Laura M. Schroth
Retired Speedway employee
Laura M. Schroth, 65, died at 7:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 1998, at her residence at 720 Eastern Ave., Fostoria. 
She was born in Hancock County, Nov. 17, 1932, to the late Frank and Florence (Goshe) Reinhart. On Sept. 6, 1958, in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, she married Joseph B. Schroth. He died Aug. 11, 1978.
Survivors include: a son, Robert A. ''Bob'' Schroth of Fostoria; two daughters, Cindy Schroth of Columbus and Kathy Schroth of Bowling Green; three grandsons; a brother, Bernard Reinhart of Leesburg, Fla.; and two sisters, Mrs. Clarence (Jeanette) Mitten of Tiffin and Carolyn Wilcox of Fostoria.
Also preceding her in death were a son, Mark Schroth; and three sisters, Camilla Reinhart, Geneva Yost and Marjorie Hensley.
A 1952 graduate of St. Wendelin High School, Mrs. Schroth retired in 1994 from Speedway in Fostoria, after 10 years of employment. She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church. 
A funeral Mass in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, where the Rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, is 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Wednesday. A Christian Wake service will be recited at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Care, Tiffin. 

Mary Lou Gillig
Retired General Electric secretary
Mary Lou Gillig, 82, of 190 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin, died at 7:35 a.m., Monday, Nov. 2, 1998, at St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. She was born Sept. 14, 1916, in Tiffin to Paul P. and Catherine (Russell) Gillig; both are deceased. 
Survivors include: three sisters, Mrs. William (Kathleen ''Katie'') Jacoby of Toledo, Mrs. Richard (Alice) Wagner of Tiffin, and Mrs. John (Regina) Maiberger of Sun City West, AZ; and many nieces and nephews.
Ms. Gillig was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Gillig.
Ms. Gillig was a graduate of Calvert High School and Tiffin Business University. She worked as a secretary for Harold's Department Store; Erie Proving Grounds; and finally, she retired from General Electric. Memberships included St. Mary Catholic Church; the Altar-Rosary Society; Betty Jane volunteers; and Allen Eiry Senior Citizens.
The Rev. Frank Murd, the Rev. Richard Dunn, and the Rev. MSGR. Edward C. Dunn will officiate the 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, service at St. Mary Catholic Church. Burial will be at St. Mary cemetery. The Rosary begins at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the church. A wake service will be held at 8:45 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Calvert High School Foundation; St. Mary Catholic Church; St. Francis Home or to the charity of the donor's choice.

Ruth L. Stearns
Homemaker
Ruth L. Stearns, 83, of Twp. Rd. 36, Kansas, died at 4:28 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1998, at Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born April 22, 1915, in Wood County to Albert and Emma (Willett) Yates. On Oct. 24, 1935, she married Albert D. Stearns in Bowling Green, and he survives.
Other survivors include: four sons, Richard Stearns of Bucyrus, James Stearns of Fostoria, Thomas Stearns of Forest, and Robert Stearns of Fostoria; three daughters, Mrs. Harold (Mary) Wiseman of Findlay, Sharon Stearns-Roberts of Kansas, and Mrs. Tony (Vicki) Grieco of Hobbs, N.M.; a brother, Maxwell Yates of New Carlisle, OH; two sisters, Doris Shreffler and Bernice Yates, both of West Millgrove; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. 
Preceding her in death were her parents and three brothers, Darrell, Paul, and Raymond Yates.
The Rev. Allen Minton will officiate the 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, service at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home. Burial will be at Graham Cemetery in Wood County.
Visitation hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Glenn D. Smith
Clyde resident
Glenn D. Smith, 86, of W. Mason St., Clyde, died at 12:15 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1998, in Arbors of Clyde. He was born April 28, 1912, to William and Edith (Krotzer) Smith in Gibsonburg. On June 28, 1939, he married Janet Wauneda Thorpe, and she survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Donald Smith, and James Smith, both of Clyde, and Merrill Smith of Fremont; a daughter, Mrs. Raymond (Lois) Nolan ofVista, CA; three brothers, Galen Smith and Olen Smith, both of Fremont, and Clifford Smith of Pensacola, FL; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. 
Preceding him in death was a half-brother, Vaughn Smith.
Mr. Smith was a mechanic and worked for Mosser Construction/Industrial Hanger and Thayer Chevy. He was a member of the First Missionary Church, Clyde, and played in a square dance band for many years.
The Rev. Richard Studebaker will officiate the 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 8, 1998, service at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde. Burial will be at McPherson Cemetery, Clyde.
Visitation hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, 1998.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Robert Eugene Grunden
Lifetime area resident
Robert Eugene Grunden, 74, of CR 280, Vickery, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1998, at Bellvue Hospital. He was born Oct. 2, 1924, to John E. and Mattie (Dixon) Grunden; both are deceased. On August 29, 1965, he married Cleo Keith, and she survives.
Other survivors include: four sons, Terry Grunden of Vickery, Joseph Grunden of Sandusky, Tim Grunden of Columbus, and Ted Grunden of Bellevue; two daughters, Martha Grunden, and Miriam Sommers of Huron; a brother, Ralph Grunden of Fostoria.
Preceded in death: a sister, Juanita Dodge. 
Mr. Grunden was self-employed as owner of Grunden wrecker, he retired in 1989.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde. Burial will be at Parkhurst Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon until the time of the services at the funeral home.

William L. Traunero
Retired Webster Mfg. engineer
William L. Traunero, 75, 9 Franklin St., died at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1998, in St. Francis Home.
He was born in Tiffin, June 3, 1923, to Louis C. and Leona C. (Schreck) Traunero. On April 15, 1948, in St. Leo Catholic Church, Columbus, he married Betty J. Suttner. She died Jan. 7, 1970. His second wife, Betty (Chaffee) Traunero, whom he married June 17, 1971, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, survives.
Other survivors include: a son, Thomas Traunero of Tiffin; a step-son, Ira Chaffee of Ft. Hood, Texas; four daughters, Jane Jacobs of Deland, Fla., Mrs. Steve (Annette) Hill of Tiffin, Debra Traunero of Marion and Carol Traunero of Columbus; three step-daughters, Mrs. Craig (Sharon) Zimmers of Perrysburg, Mrs. Richard (Dorothy) Graham of Fostoria and Deana Thomson of Rowlett, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. Ralph (Mary Frances) Brown of Tiffin and Mrs. Karl (Judy) Burns of Overland Park, Kan.; a brother, Robert J. Traunero of Tiffin; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were a brother, Brother Damien Traunero; a grandson, Jason Jacobs; and a step-son, Kenneth Chaffee.
Mr. Traunero, a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, retired as an engineer from the Webster Mfg. Co.
A 1941 Calvert High School graduate, he served in Europe during World War II as an Army Combat veteran, where he received the American Theatre Service Medal, two Bronze Stars and the Victory Medal. He had attended Fenn College in Cleveland.
He also was a member of the National Rifle Association, Izaak Walton League, Citizens Committee for the Right to Bear Arms, the World War II Veteran's Associaton, Moose Lodge, AMVETS Post 48 and the Allen Eiry Senior Center.
The Rev. William Rose will be the celebrant at the 11:30 a.m. Saturday Funeral Mass in St. Mary Catholic Church, where the Rosary will be recited at 11:15 a.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation at the Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, where a Wake service will be at 3:45 p.m. and the Calvert Class will meet at 3 p.m.
Memorials may be made to St. Francis Home and the church. 

Nina C. Chamberlain
Homemaker
Nina C. Chamberlain, 88, formerly of McCutchenville Rd., Fostoria, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 1998, at the Wood County Nursing Home, Bowling Green. She was born Dec. 12, 1909, in Liberty Twp., Wood County, to Addison E. and Rosa E. (Smith) Creps. On June 23, 1930, she married Edward L. Chamberlain Sr. in Florence, KY., and he survives.
Other survivors include: a daughter, Berry R. Smith of Wayne; two sisters, Wilma Boine of CA, and Beulah Goodale of Bowling Green; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were: a son, Edward L. Chamberlain, Jr.; two brothers, Dale and Walter Creps; and one grandson.
Mrs. Chamberlain was a 1927 graduate of Cygnet High School. She was a member of the Trinity United Bretheren Church in Fostoria and a homemaker.
The Rev. Keith Davis will officiate the 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, service at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be at Rudolph Cemetery in Rudolph, OH. 
Visitation hours are one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to the Trinity United Bretheren Church, Fostoria.

Stanton C. Swihart
Area resident
Stanton C. Swihart, 96, formerly of Little Sandusky, who had been residing at the Wyandot County Home for the past 5 years, died at 8:10 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 1998. He was born Jan. 23, 1902, to Scott H. and Bertha A. (Swinehart) Swihart. On Feb. 27, 1926, he married Ida F. Garver; she died July 16, 1981. 
Survivors include: a son, Stanton Swihart Jr. of Upper Sandusky; two daughters, Mrs. Eugene (Alice) McDaniel of Worthington, and Mrs. Thomas (Betty) Welch of Marion; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and a step-great-grandchild.
Preceding him in death were two brothers, Elton and Wayne Swihart; and two sisters, Ruth Walters and Mildred Southward.
Mr. Swihart retired in 1967 from Marion Power Shovel of Marion and had worked for the Brickyard in Upper Sandusky. He was a member of the Little Sandusky Bible Church, and the 25-year club at Marion Power Shovel. He played baseball and softball until he was 46 years old and enjoyed bowling and golf.
The Rev. Tim McGuire will officiate the 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, 1998, service at the Bringman-Clark & Co. Funeral Home. Burial will be at Grand Prairie near Brush Ridge, OH.
Visitation hours are from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., tonight at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Little Sandusky Bible Church.

Elizabeth L. (Miller) White-Scott
Former Candyland Restaurant employee
Elizabeth L. (Miller) White-Scott, 72, of 1008 Cherry St., Fostoria, died at 5:35 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1998, at Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born Dec. 11, 1925, to William and Mary (Baughman) Miller. She married Carl Leo White and he preceded her in death. She then was married to James A. Scott in August 1983, and he survives.
Other survivors include: a daughter, Mrs. Jose (Bonnie) Cartagena of Fostoria; two brothers, Ralph Miller of Fostoria and Devon Miller of Carey; a sister, Glendola Couch of Fostoria; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by a brother, Paul LeRoy Miller, and a sister, Joyce Miller.
Mrs. White-Scott worked as a dishwasher for the Candyland Restaurant in Fostoria for many years. She was a member of the Senior Co. Commission on Aging and Fostoria Senior Citizens.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at the Memory Gardens Chapel in Arcadia, Ohio. 
There will be no public visitation hours. 
Memorials may be made to the family c/o Mann-Hare Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline, Fostoria, OH. 44830.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Mann-Hare Funeral Home of Fostoria.

Mildred E. Walters
Retired Autolite employee
Mildred E. Walters, 86, of Glenwood Ave., Fostoria, died at 12:40 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, 1998, at the Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born August 14, 1912, in Monroeville to Frank W. and Stella (Liest) Ziegler. On Dec. 20, 1936, she married Byron B. Walters in Fostoria; he died Dec. 25, 1965.
Surviving is her sister, Helen Smith of Zanesville, Ohio.
Preceding her in death were two brothers and three sisters.
Mrs. Walters Retired in 1965 from Autolite (now Allied Signal Corporation), after 30 years of employment. She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church, Fostoria, and the U.A.W. Local 533.
The Rev. Branson J. Hawkes will officiate the 10:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, service at the Harrold-Florianna Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
Visitation hours are 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Good Shepherd Home.

Walter D. Lewis
Storekeeper
Walter D. Lewis, 96, of 4220 N. Holland-Sylvania Rd., Oak Leaf Village, Toledo, formerly of 427 College Ave., Fostoria, died at 12:59 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1998, at Flower Memorial Hospital in Sylvania. He was born Oct. 9, 1902, to Thomas E. and Margaret (Sprang) Lewis. On July 15, 1924, he married Lucy Murphy in Burgoon. She preceded him in death April 26, 1979.
Survivors include: a son, Gordon E. Lewis of Denver, CO; two daughters, Mrs. Larry (Carol) Winegar of Sylvania and Mrs. William (Donna) Rohweder of Traverse City, MI; 8 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and sister, Flo Irene Wolf.
Mr. Lewis was a storekeeper for 20 years. He retired in 1962 from Union Carbide (now known as National Electrical Carbon). He was a member of the Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria, and was a former city council member.
The Rev. Richard Hofmann will officiate the 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, service at the Hope Lutheran Church, Center and Wood Streets, Fostoria. Burial will be at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
Visitation hours are from 10 a.m. till the service at 11 a.m.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Mann-Hare Funeral Home of Fostoria.
Memorials may be made to Hope Lutheran Church, 151 W. Center St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830.

William L. Traunero
Retired Webster Mfg. engineer
The obituary ran Thursday for William L. Traunero, 75, of Tiffin, who died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1998. The Funeral Mass for Mr. Traunero will be 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998 at St. Mary Catholic Church. The Rev. William Rose will celebrate. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, with full military rites conducted by the United Veterans Council. Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home, where the Calvert Class of 1941 will meet at 3 p.m., followed by a Parish Wake Service at 3:45 p.m. A Rosary will also be recited at 11:15 a.m. Saturday in the church.
Memorials may be made to St. Francis Home or to the church.

Lucille M. Hamilton
Tiffin Glass retiree
Lucille M. Hamilton, 90, of 41 Main St., died at 6:46 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, in Mercy Hopital.
She was born April 2, 1908, in Tiffin, to the late William and Estella (Burkhart) Weddell. On Oct. 7, 1929, she married Wilbert Hamilton at St. Mary's Rectory, Tiffin. He died in January 1969.
Survivors include: two daughters, Mrs. C. Richard (Mary Lou) Roberts of Tiffin and Mrs. Gene (Ann) Amlin of Muncie, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Three brothers, Monroe, Burnette and William Weddell, are deceased.
A member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mrs. Hamilton was retired from Tiffin Glass.
The funeral is planned for 11 a.m. Monday at the Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home, Tiffin. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. There is no visitation.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mary J. Huth
Tiffin homemaker
Mary J. Huth, 89, formerly of 48 W. Market St., died at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, 1998, in Wyandot Manor Nursing Home, Upper Sandusky.
Born May 25, 1909, in Ottawa, Ohio, to the late Frank and Mary (Bloemer) Hermiller, she married Eugene M. Huth on Aug. 12, 1930, in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa. He died Dec. 19, 1994.
One daughter, Marygene Huth of Marion, survives.
Two brothers, Frank and Eddie Hermiller, and a sister, Emma Kahle, are deceased.
Mrs. Huth attended Tiffin University and was a homemaker who exhibited canned goods at the Seneca and Sandusky county fairs and at the Attica Independent Fair. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
The Rev. Frank Murd will officiate at the funeral at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the church. She will be entombed in St. Joseph Mausoleum.
Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Monday at Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home, Tiffin. The rosary will be recited at 11:15 a.m. Monday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

Henry ''Nick'' Kuhn
Native of Tiffin
Henry ''Nick'' Kuhn, 77, of 318 Wallace Ave., Bucyrus, died at 1:25 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, in Altercare of Bucyrus. His health had been failing for the past year.
He was born Dec. 12, 1920, in Tiffin, to the late Mabel (Blott) and Henry Nicholas Kuhn, Sr. On Sept. 12, 1942, he married Hulda Shue, who survives.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Virginia) Hall of Marion; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Marcella Kerkhoff of Doraville, Ga. and Joan Walter of Tiffin.
A brother, John Kuhn, and a sister, Mary Sorg, are deceased.
Mr. Kuhn was a 1939 graduate of Calvert High School in Tiffin an Air Force veteran of World War II. During the war, he was a radio operator/gunner and was a prisoner of war for three months. He moved to Bucyrus in 1950. In his earlier years, he worked for W.H. Kildow Co. of Tiffin. He retired in 1982 after 29 years as a Prudential Insurance agent.
As a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Bucyrus, Mr. Kuhn was a communiondistributor and served on the church council. He was a past grand knight of the Knights of Columbus 711 of which he had been a member for 45 years. A 39-year member and past president of Bucyrus Kiwanis Club, he served five terms as a board member, 20 years as club greeter and interclub chairman, many years as house chairman and Peanut Day chairman, and 25 years as chicken barbeque chairman.
For 47 years, Mr. Kuhn was a member of the Thorold S. Heinlen Disabled American Veterans and a past commander. He also was a member of Colonel Crawford American Legion Post 181. With the Red Cross, he had volunteered for the Bloodmobile, delivered posters and served on the disaster team. He had volunteered for the Cancer Society Daffodil Days, United Way and was on the board of the Crawford County Health and Human Services for many years.
The Rev. Dennis A. Schroeder will preside at the funeral at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Trintiy Catholic Church. Burial will be in the Holy Trinity section of Oakwood Cemetery. The American Legion Post 181 will conduct military graveside services.
Visitation will be 1-3 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home, 215 N. Walnut, Bucyrus. Wake services will be 8:45 Sunday evening at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Holy Trinity Endowment Fund (for the school), the Diabetes Foundation or the American Cancer Society, through the funeral home. 

Florence E. Clementz
Retired registered nurse
Florence E. Clementz, 88, of 182 St. Francis Ave., died at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998, in St. Francis Home.
She was born Oct. 23, 1910, in Paulding, to the late Joseph and Elizabeth (O'Connor) Clementz.
Nieces and nephews survive.
A brother, Joseph Clementz; two sisters, Sr. Florence Clementz, OSF, and Madonna Clementz Tuohy; and two step-sisters, Rose Baker and Mary Singer, are deceased.
Miss Clementz had retired as a registered nurse at St. Vincent Medical Center and the Toledo Health Department, after which she moved to New Haven, Conn.
A funeral Mass will be offered at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Francis Convent Chapel, 200 St. Francis Ave. Burial has taken place at Riveside Cemetery, Defiance.
There is no visitation. The Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.

Rosetta M. Bohn
Fostoria homemaker
Rosetta M. Bohn, 100, of St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria, died at 12:22 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at the nursing home.
She was born April 12, 1898, in Washington Township, to the late Curtis and Sophia (Borer) Fox. She married Clarence J. Bohn on June 1, 1918 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria. He died Aug. 10, 1973.
Surviving are: two daughters, Geraldine Coppus and Eileen Gehring, both of Fostoria; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren; and two sisters, Jeanette Miller and Helen Scharf, both of Fostoria.
Two sisters, Marcella Burns and Ruth Conine, are deceased.
A homemaker, Mrs. Bohn was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where shewas active in the Rosary-Altar Society and the Catholic Ladies of Columbia. She also belonged to the Fostoria Woman's Club.
The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church with burial in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria. A Catholic Ladies of Columbia Memorial service will be 7 p.m. followed by a Wake service at 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
A rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Monday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the church.

Ruth B. Britenburg Tucker
Sandusky County homemaker
Ruth B. Britenburg Tucker, 94, formerly of 412 Vickery St., Clyde, died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, in the Arbors of Clyde.
She was born May 11, 1904, in Riley Township, Sandusky County, to George W. and Emma (Pask) Britenburg. She married Robert N. Tucker Oct. 24, 1928.
Deceased family members include: her parents; her husband, who died June 29, 1975; a son, George N. Tucker, who died in January 1994; and a brother, Clarence Britenburg.
Mrs. Tucker was educated in Riley Township and Fremont Schools and lived in the area most of her life. She had also lived in Columbus. A homemaker, she was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Clyde, and American Lutheran Church Women.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218, S. Main St., Clyde. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery, Clyde.
Visitation will precede the service from 12:30-2 p.m at the funeral home.


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