|Charles B. Warf Sr.
Heinz Corp. retiree
Charles B. Warf Sr., 67, 7 W. Market St., died at 7:53 p.m. Friday,
Nov. 6, 1998, in the Emergency Care Center of Mercy Hospital of Tiffin.
He was born in Appalachie, Va., July 30, 1931, to the late Boyd W.
and Blanche C. (Clark) Warf.
Surviving are two sons, Charles B. Warf Jr. of St. Clairsville and
Boyd Warf of Marion; a daughter, Mrs. Harvey (Anna) Smith of Sycamore;
three granddaughters, a brother, Ronald C. Warf; and two sisters, Marcella
Miller of Tiffin and Mrs. Lowell (Reba Sue) Eisenhour of Burgoon.
Preceding him in death were a brother, Curtis Warf; and a sister, Shevagene
Mr. Warf, a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean Conflict, retired from
the Heinz Corp. of Fremont. He formerly was employed as a glass blower
at the former Tiffin Glass Company.
Services will be at a later date. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Visitation is 2-3 p.m. today at the Turner-Engle Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Carrie Elizabeth Walsh
Homemaker/former restaurant employee
Carrie Elizabeth Walsh, 78, of 125 E. Jones St., Fostoria, died in
the Medical College of Ohio Hospital, Toledo, at 3:09 a.m. Saturday, Nov.
She was born in Putnam County, Jan. 5, 1920, the daughter of Albert
R. and Irma (Brecht) Parker. On Aug. 8, 1938, in Whitley County, Ind.,
she married Robert L. Walsh. He preceded her in death Jan. 20, 1998.
Survivors include: two daughters, Mrs. Ray (Janet Sue) Hossler of Fostoria
and Mrs. Laszlo (Roberta Rae) Nemeth of Melbourne, Fla.; five grandchildren
and five great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were a daughter, Carolyn K. Walsh; a sister,
Geraldine ''Catherine'' Brenner; and a brother, Ray J. Parker.
A homemaker, Mrs. Walsh also was a former kitchen worker at Dell's
Restaurant in Fostoria.
She was a member of Fostoria Kingdom Hall of Jehova's Witnesses.
Visitation at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 11 a.m. until
time of the service at 2 p.m. Saturday. Elder Tim Powell will officiate.
Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
Memorials may be made to Kingdom Hall.
Joseph James Maltese
Dry cleaner owner/operator
Joseph James Maltese, 73, of West Buckeye Street, Clyde, died Monday,
Nov. 9, 1998, in the Countryside Continuing Care Center.
He was born Dec. 12, 1924, in Sandusky, to James and Barbara (Gambino)
Maltese. His wife, Gloria (Lindsay) Maltese, whom he married April 8, 1947,
Other survivors include: two sons, Michael and Stephen Maltese, both
Two sisters, Barbara Cullen and Elizabeth Einhart, are also deceased.
Mr. Maltese, a World War II U.S. Marine Corp. veteran, was the owner/operator
of a dry cleaning business.
A member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Clyde, he graduated from Clyde
High School in 1942.
There will be no services at this time. The Mitchell-Auxter Funeral
Home, Clyde, is in charge of arrangements.
Lucille M. Ross
Former Salem Township homemaker
Lucille M. Ross, 89, formerly of Salem Township and 550 N. Warpole
St., Upper Sandusky, died at 8:05 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998, in the Wyandot
County Home, Upper Sandusky, where she had been residing.
She was born March 9, 1909, in Salem Township, Wyandot County, to William
A. and Vannessa (Albert) Ross. She had never married.
Survivors include: three brothers, Melford Ross of Boulder, Colo. and
Melvin and Myron Ross, both of Upper Sandusky.
A sister, Geraldine, preceded her in death.
Miss Ross, a homemaker, helped on the family farm. She had attended
Salem Township one-room school and was a life member of North Salem Lutheran
Church, rural Upper Sandusky, and its Lutheran Ladies Aid Society. She
also enjoyed playing the organ and piano.
Services in the Bringman-Clark and Company Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky,
will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. John Baker officiating. Burial
will be in Old Mission Cemetery, Upper Sandusky.
Visitation at the funeral home is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Former Tiffin resident
Former Tiffin resident, Agnes Lemmermen, 79, died Saturday, Nov. 7,
1998, at her residence in Okeechobee, Fla.
A resident of Okeechobee since 1985, and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic
Church, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jean.
Surviving are four sons, Jerry R. of Columbus, Jay C. of Ocala, Fla.,
James E. of Tiffin and Jack A. of Kalamazoo, Mich.; a daughter, Mrs. Gary
(Jeanann) Sharp of Tiffin; 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren,
three step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren; seven sisters,
Bernadine Colligan and Mary Tewes, both of Erlanger, Ky., Ann Schlake of
Morrow, Betty Hoppenjans of South Fort Mitchell, Ky., Jo Knuven of Mason,
Marcella Lichtenberg of Cincinnati and Hilda Robinson of Traveres, Fla.
Friends may call at the Buxton Funeral Home, Okeechobee, 4-7 p.m. today,
where the Rosary service will be at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.
A Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church,
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Okeechobee, P.O. Box 1548 Okeechobee,
Fla. 34973 or to the Jean Lemmermen Memorial Fund, Ohio State University
Foundation, in care of Dr. Peter Spike, 2027 Coffee Road, Columbus, Ohio
Thelma May Oliver
Thelma May Oliver, 59, of 1028 Hayes Ave., Fremont, died in Fremont
Memorial Hospital, Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998.
Born Feb. 5, 1939, in Clyde, to the late Arthur and Charlotte (Wendt)
Shriver, she married Robert M. Oliver, March 30, 1960, in Fremont. He died
Survivors include: two sons, John M. Oliver of Fremont and James A.
Oliver of Republic; two daughters, Julie Gonzalez and Joan L. Oliver, both
of Fremont; a brother, William Shriver of Clyde; and five grandchildren.
A brother, Benjaman Shriver, is deceased.
Mrs. Oliver, a homemaker, also was a day care provider in her home.
A 1957 Clyde High School graduate, she was a member of the Church of
The Rev. Harvey Sprague will be the officiant at the 10:30 a.m. Thursday
service in the Church of the Nazarene. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Visitation at the Keller-Ochs-Koch Funeral Home, Fremont will be 2-4
and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Bessie A. Graber
Ford Autolite retiree
Bessie A. Graber, 91, formerly of West Tiffin Street, Fostoria, died
at 11:20 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, 1998, in St. Vincent Care Center, Toledo.
She was born in Kellettville, Pa., Feb. 1, 1907, to Ellis C. and Elizabeth
(Harkins) Hulings. Her husband, Amos Graber, whom she married May 15, 1953,
in Fostoria, survives in Fremont.
Survivors also include: a daughter, Arlene Cleveland of Old Fort; a
sister, Twila Nycum, also of Fremont; five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren
and two great-great-grandchildren.
A grandson, Dennis Cleveland, also is deceased.
Mrs. Graber, a member of UAW Local 533, retired from the Ford Autolite
(now Allied Signal Corp.), Fostoria, in 1968, after 25 years of employment.
The Rev. Jerry K. Wiles will conduct the 11 a.m. Wednesday service
in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Interment will be in Memory
Gardens, near Arcadia.
Visitation at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, is 2-4 and
7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Mildred A. Wise
Mildred A. Wise, 83, 283 Ella St., died at 9:08 a.m. Tuesday, Nov.
10, 1998, in the emergency room of Fremont Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Seneca County March 24, 1915, to Charles and Ida (Gerstenberger)
Kohlenberg. On Oct. 8, 1940, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, she
married Aloys J. Wise. He preceded her in death May 31, 1969.
Surviving are two brothers, Walter and Clifford Kohlenberg, both of
Fremont; a god-son, Harold Missler of Bellevue; and many nieces and nephews.
Also preceding her in death were three brothers, Lewis, Raymond and
Melvin; and a sister, Iva Grace Barber.
A homemaker, Mrs. Wise was a member of St. Joseph Caholic Church.
A funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph Catholic Church,
where the Rosary will be recited at 9:45 a.m. The Rev. Tom Ankenbrandt
will be the celebrant. Burial will be in St. Sebastian Cemetery, Bellevue.
Visitation at Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Sister Mary Coletta Strasburger
St. Francis Sister
Sister Mary Coletta Strasburger, 79, of the Sisters of St. Francis,
200 St. Francis Ave., died at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998, in St.
She was born Oct. 19, 1919, in Lakewood to Joseph and Anna Helen (Vereb)
Survivors include: two sisters, Sister Cathy Clare, of the Tiffin Franciscan
Community and Sister Mary Agnes, a sister in the Poor Clares, Cleveland.
Sister Mary Coletta was received into the Sisters of St. Francis Aug.
12, 1941; in 1942, she worked as a housekeeper in Frenchtown and professed
her first vowAug. 12, 1943. In 1944, she was housekeeper in North Auburn;
in 1945, housekeeper in New Cleveland and received her final profession
Aug. 12, 1946.
She also served as housekeeper in New Washington and Edgerton and as
housemother in Toledo at St. Anthony Orphanage for junior girls. In 1958,
she received the training program for housemothers through the Conference
of Religious and Diocesan Bureau of Catholic Charities, Cleveland.
From 1964-70, she worked as a housemother for junior girls at St. Anthony
Villa in Toledo. In 1971, she was certified in housemother training in
North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In November 1973, she received the Certificate
of Accomplishment from the Department of Public Welfare, Toledo, and in
May 1975 at St. Vincent Hospital, she was certified in clinical-pastoral
Sister Mary Coletta received the Certificate of Spirituality for ministry
in July 1982 and in August 1982, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus,
she received her ACPE. In April 1987, she became a special minister of
She served as chaplain at St. Vincent's Hospital, Toledo, and received
her CPE training there and was certified with the NACC. Later she worked
at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus and received advanced training
in pastoral care. In her later years, she was a volunteer chaplain at Mercy
Hospital, Toledo, visited shut-ins at Madonna Home and served the homeless
at St. Louis Catholic Church.
A funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Francis Convent Chapel,
200 St. Francis Ave. Burial will follow in the convent cemetery.
Friends may call 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Convent Chapel, where a Wake
service will be at 4 p.m.
The Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Louise (Bernard) Boggs
Mary Louise (Bernard) Boggs of Buffalo, N.Y., died Monday, Nov. 9,
She was the wife of the late Jack F. Boggs (former commissioner of
baseball, Buffalo Muny League).
Survivors include: two daughters, Mrs. Gerald (Sharon) Bogdan and Mrs.
Philip (Diann) Pohlman; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren;
a sister, Rosemarie Tate; and two brothers, Charles and Richard Bernard.
Mrs. Boggs was a teacher's aide for the Buffalo Public Schools.
Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in the Loomis Offers and Loomis
Inc. Memorial Chapel, 1820 Seneca St., Buffalo, where prayers will be recited
at 9 a.m. Thursday. Services will be 9:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Ambrose
Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo Inc.
Dora L. Mercer
Former Tiffin teacher
Word has been received of the death of Dora L. Mercer, 96, of Akron,
who died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998.
She was born in Farmington Township, Warren County, Pa., and lived
in Dunedin, Fla., for 21 years and in Akron since 1987. Preceding her in
death was her husband of 52 years, Albert E. Mercer.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. John (Linda) Cullen of Copley; a grandson,
Sean Cullen of Columbus; and a sister-in-law.
A retired school teacher having taught in Celoron and Niagara Falls,
N.Y., Copley and Tiffin, Mrs. Mercer was a member of Christ United Methodist
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in the Billow Fairlawn Chapel, 85
N. Miller Road, Akron, with the Rev. William Worth officiating. Interment
will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Lakewood, N.Y. at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Friends may call one hour before the service at the funeral home on
Memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 380 Mineola
Ave., Akron, Ohio 44320, the Alzheimer's Association, 157 W. Cedar St.,
Ste. 206, Akron, Ohio 44307 or the National Osteroprosis Foundation, 1150
17th St., N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20036.
Irene M. Nye
Retired Clyde kindergarten teacher
Irene M. Nye, 72, of 222 N. Leonard St., Green Springs, died in St.
Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Lucas County, Toledo, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1998.
Born May 30, 1926, in Toledo to Carl and Alice M. (Schroeder) Terwilliger,
she married Robert D. Nye in 1947 in the Lutheran Church, Clyde. He died
in December 1972.
Survivors include: two daughters, Elissa Marie Alcala and Mary Ann
Nye, both of Green Springs; four grandchildren, Joy Marie Lin, Rory Robert
Alcala, Kristie Lynn and Sarah Marie Popoca; and a brother, Grove Terwilliger
Mrs. Nye, a graduate of Nebraska City High School, retired as a kindergarten
teacher from the Clyde Schools, after 22 years of employment. She attended
Antioch College and graduated from Bowling Green State University.
Also a village council clerk and council woman for 30 years, she was
a member of Calvary United Methodist Church.
Private graveside services in Green Springs Cemetery will be 1 p.m.
There will be an open memorial service at Calvary United Methodist
Church at 2 p.m. Friday.
The Rev. Lori Burdette-Steele will officiate.
There will be no visitation. The Turner-Engle Funeral Homes are in
charge of arrangments.
Memorials may be made to the church or Green Springs Stemtown Historical
Arthur Noble Jarvis
American Standard retiree
Arthur Noble Jarvis, 89, formerly of Second Avenue, died Tuesday, Nov.
10, 1998, in St. Catherine's Care Center of Fostoria, where he resided.
He was born in Upper Sandusky Oct. 28, 1909, to George and Clara (Snyder)
Jarvis. His first wife, Helen (Bish) Jarvis, whom he married in September
1935, is deceased. His second and third wives, Evelyn Hodges and Minnetta
McCray, are also both deceased.
Surviving are two daughters, Beverly Louise Bussell of Findlay and
Deanna Joyce Jacoby of Upper Sandusky; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren
and twogreat-great-grandchildren; two brothers, David and Wilbur Jarvis,
both of Lima; and two sisters, Wilda Beauclaire of Toledo and Christina
Fay of Florida.
A brother, Robert Jarvis; three sisters, Naomi George, Veronna Jacoby-Whitson
and Emma Smith, are also deceased.
Mr. Jarvis, a graduate of Columbian High School, retired as a caster
from the American Standard.
An avid bowler and softball player, he was a member of the Civilian
Conservation Corp and the National Guard.
The Rev. John D. Teeters will be the officiant at the 2:30 p.m. Friday
graveside service in Fairmont Cemetery.
There will be no visitation. The Turner-Engle Funeral Home is in charge
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Charles B. Warf, Sr.
Former Tiffin Glass and Heinz worker
Charles B. Warf, Sr., 67, of 7 West Market St. (Kiwanis Manor), Tiffin,
died at 7:53 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, in the emergency room of Mercy
Hospital. He was born July 30, 1931, to Boyd W. and Blanche C. (Clark)
Warf, both deceased.
Survivors include: two sons, Charles B. Warf, Jr. of St. Clairsville,
and Boyd Warf of Marion; a daughter, Mrs. Harvey (Anna) Smith of Sycamore;
a brother, Ronald C. Warf; two sisters, Marcella Miller of Tiffin and Mrs.
Lowell (Reba Sue) Eisenhour of Burgoon; and three granddaughters, Amanda,
Jennifer, and Lynn.
Mr. Warf was preceded in death by a brother, Curtis Warf, and a sister,
Mr. Warf was a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War. He retired
from Heinz Corporation in Fremont and was a former glass blower at the
Tiffin Glass Company.
Services will be held at a later date. Burial will be at Greenlawn
Visitation hours are 2-3 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1998, at Turner-Engle
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
Helen Simpson, 97, of Autumnwood Care Center, died at 2:55 a.m. Friday,
Nov. 13, 1998, at the center, where she had resided since 1992. She had
lived most of her life in Bettsville.
She was born Sept. 28, 1901, in Bettsville to the late Jasper and Lola
(Beck) Swartzmiller. On April 4, 1920, she married Raymond Simpson. He
died in November 1990.
Two grandsons, Michael L. Simpson of North Robinson and Gary W. Simpson
of Rawson, survive, as do six great-grandchildren and a sister, Dortha
Bowe of Fremont.
Preceding her in death were: a son, Donald R. Simpson; four brothers,
Olen, Claude, Leon and Howard Swartzmiller; and three sisters, Thelma Francis,
Mary Roush and Mabel Warner.
Mrs. Simpson was a member of the first graduating class of Bettsville
High School and had retired from Ford Autolite in Fostoria. She was a member
of Zion United Church of Christ and belonged to the Ladies Auxiliary, Post
733, both in Bettsville.
The Rev. Gary Adams will preside at graveside services at 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday in Pleasant Union Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Monday at the Turner-Engle Funeral Home
of Bettsville, where a Legion Auxiliary service will take place at 7.
Memorials may be made to Autumnwood, Alzheimer's Support Group or the
Seneca County Humane Society.
Sanford Brady Jr.
Retired appliance repairman
Sanford Brady Jr., 70, of South Warpole Street, Upper Sandusky, died
at 11:42 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998, in his home.
He was born May 27, 1928, in Newport, Tenn., to Sanford and Sarah (Shaver)
Brady Sr., who are deceased. He married Eva Hogan Dec. 25, 1950, in Bucyrus.
Other survivors include: two sons, Daniel and Mark of Carey and Upper
Sandusky, respectively; a daughter, Debra Brady of Upper Sandusky; six
grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and a sister, Frances Wesolowski,
A son, Douglas Alan Brady, and two brothers, James and Carroll Brady,
Mr. Brady worked for more than 40 years as an appliance repairman for
Delaplane Appliance and later for Nachbar Appliance before retiring five
years ago. He and his siblings were raised in the Junior Order Home of
United American Mechanics in Tiffin, after the premature death of both
parents. An Army veteran of the Korean War and member of Apostolic Gospel
Church, Upper Sandusky, Brady enjoyed gardening, woodworking and fishing.
He belonged to the Wyandot County Rod and Gun Club.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Apostolic Gospel Church,
Upper Sandusky, with the Rev. Gregory Hord and the Rev. Larry Wagner officiating.
Burial will be in Old Mission Cemetery, Upper Sandusky.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Lucas Funeral Home, 476
S. Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky.
Raymond W. Bond
Father of Tiffin man
Raymond W. Bond, 82, of 200 E. Clay St., Mt. Blanchard, died at 10:15
p.m.Thursday, Nov. 12, 1998, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 12, 1916, in Hancock County, to the late Lee S. and
Lula (Yates) Bond. His wife, Retta Vansant, whom he married Aug. 6, 1938,
Also surviving are: two sons, John ''Jack'' Bond of Tiffin and James
A. Bond of Huber Heights; three daughters, Mrs. Norman L. (Bonnie R.) Thomas,
Mrs. Timothy L. (Joan L.) Bash and Mrs. Beth A. Wingate, all of Mt. Blanchard;
17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
A sister, Janette Hoffman, is deceased.
Mr. Bond worked 27 years for Old Dutch Brewery, had formerly owned
and operated Bond Restaurant in Mt. Blanchard and was retired from Bendix
Autolite in Fostoria. He was the past fire chief of Mt. Blanchard and a
member of the National Rifle Association, Carey Conservation Club and the
National Guard 37th Division. He was a former member of Ford Wagon Train.
Elder Harold Yoder, Elder Timothy Bash and Pastor Connie A. Beck will
conduct services at 10 a.m. Monday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, Findlay.
Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Findlay.
Visitation will be 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice, Cancer Patient
Services or Gideons International.
Erwin E. Penhorwood
Retired teacher/basketball coach
Erwin E. Penhorwood, 79, of Lima, died at 9:50 a.m. Saturday, Nov.
14, 1998, in Lost Creek Care Center, Lima.
He was born in Bluffton, April 30, 1919, to the Rev. Emory J. and Imogene
(Peterson) Penhorwood. His wife, Ruth (Morton) Penhorwood, whom he married
Oct. 25, 1941, survives.
Other survivors include: a son, James Penhorwood of Lima; two daughters,
Mrs. Roger (Janet) Frese of Coldwater and Mrs. Mark (Ruth Ann) Albright
of Lima; a brother, Ken Penhorwood of Lima; a sister, Mrs. David (Phyllis)
Boyd of Savannah, Ga.; and six grandchildren.
A brother, Don Penhorwood, also is deceased.
Mr. Penhorwood, a World War II U.S. Army veteran, was a member of Headquarters
II Corps, where he was awarded the Bronze Star and seven Battle Stars.
He served in England, North Africa, Cicily and Italy, under Generals Mark
Clark, George Patton, Omar Bradley and Geoffrey Keys.
A graduate of Ohio State University with a degree in science and education,
he was employed as a teacher for 28 years, having taught at Beaverdam for
a year where he was head basketball coach. He also taught at Lafayette
Schools for three years, where he also was head basketball coach and at
Bath Elementary School for 28 years, where he served as junior high basketball
coach and taught sixth grade and reading.
He was a member of South Side Christian Church, its Loyal Men's Class
and served as a teacher, deacon and elder for more than 40 years. He also
was a member of the International Reading Association, both local and state;
served as president of the Allen County Teachers Association, life member
of the Ohio Retired Teachers' Association and the AARP; a member of the
Allen County Retired Teachers' Associaton and for five years served on
the Ohio Northern University Educational Advisory Committee.
Mr. Penhorwood also was a member of the National Education Association,
the Ohio Educational Association, where he was a life member; served as
a delegate to the general assembly for three years and the Northwest Ohio
He had been very active in the Senior Men's Golf League, serving as
president and secretary for five years, at Hawthorne Hills Golf Course.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Central Christian Church,
with the Rev. Doug Adams officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park
Cemetery, where military graveside rites will be conducted by VFW Post
Visitation at the Siferd Westwood Chapel, 506 N. Cable St., Lima, are
6-8 p.m. today and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to the South Side Christian Church Building Fund.
Vincent E. 'Vince' Troxel
Vincent E. ''Vince'' Troxel, 81, died Saturday morning, Nov. 14, 1998,
at his residence on Benlu Drive, Fremont.
He was born in Tiffin, March 28, 1917, to Hal E. and Roxie P. (Hennsinger)
Troxel. On Aug. 10, 1940, he married Anna M. Hirt. She survives.
Survivors also include: two sons, James V. of Upper Sandusky and Richard
E. of Sylvania; a daughter, Patricia Troxel of Westerville; nine grandchildren
and five great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold of Oak Harbor; and a sister,
Cleona Lee of Fostoria.
A brother, Cletus, preceded him in death.
Mr. Troxel, a 1936 graduate of Fremont Ross High School, worked at
Soreng, Eaton Controls Company of America for 23 years.
A member of Grace Lutheran Church, he retired from Kelsey-Hayes as
a plant manager.
Services in Grace Lutheran Church, Fremont, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday,
where the body will lie in state 9:30 a.m. until time of the service. Burial
will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Friends will be received 2-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Nopper-Karlovetz Mortuary,
Memorials may be made to the church.
Ruth V. Slick
Fostoria Community Hospital retiree
Ruth V. Slick, 81, a resident of St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria,
formerly of North Seneca CR 5, Fostoria, died at 9:04 p.m. Saturday, Nov.
14, 1998, in the Medical College of Ohio Hospital, Toledo.
She was born Nov. 25, 1916, in Fostoria, to Raleigh H. and Myrtle M.
Surviving are a son, Jimmy E. Slick of Fostoria; a daughter, Sandra
K. Hollenbaugh of Ashley; a sister, Gayle Deckard of Fostoria; five grandchildren
and seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Slick retired from Fostoria Community Hospital in 1981, after
23 years of employment.
A 1934 graduate of Jackson Liberty High School, Amsden, she served
as secretary of school's P.T.A. for 10 years.
She was a member of the High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria.
The Rev. Jeffrey L. Waite will be the officiant at the 11 a.m. Tuesday
graveside service in Memory Gardens, near Arcadia.
There will be no visitation. The Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria,
is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation or a charity of the
Audrey A. Wilhelm
Audrey A. Wilhelm, 84, of Midvale Avenue, Clyde, died in the Arbors
of Clyde, Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998.
Born in Erie County, Sept. 11, 1914, to Max and Louise (Betow) Niedler,
she married Clarence H. Wilhelm, Dec. 28, 1949. He survives.
Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Lucille Byington of Florida and
Mrs. Clem (Marilyn) Bossetti of Sandusky.
Preceding her in death were two sisters, Viola Downing and Ethel Papenfuss;
and a brother, John Niedler.
A 1931 graduate of Margaretta High School and a life-time Clyde area
resident, Mrs. Wilhelm was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, the Eagles Auxiliary
and Ladies of the Moose, all of Clyde.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home,
Clyde, with the Rev. Gerherdt Goshnell officiating. Interment will be in
Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde.
Visitation at the funeral home will be one hour prior to the service
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Kathryn J. Robinett
Retired Bettsville teacher
Kathryn J. Robinett, 81, long-time Bettsville resident, died at 3 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 15, 1998, in Otterbein Portage Valley Retirement Center, Pemberville,
where she resided for the past two years.
She was born in Jackson Township, Sandusky County, July 5, 1917, to
William H. and Minnie (Voorhies) Mitchell. On Jan. 16, 1937, she married
Owen F. Robinett and he survives at Otterbein Portage Valley Retirement
Other survivors include: two sons, Roland R. ''Ron'' Robinett of Tiffin
and Steven B. Robinett of Burgoon; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren;
and a brother, William Mitchell of Three Rivers, Mich.
A brother, Ray Mitchel; and a sister, Dorothy Harrison, are deceased.
Mrs. Robinett, a member of Salem United Methodist Church, Bettsville,
where she was a Sunday School teacher for many years and a member of its
other organizations, retired from teaching in 1983. She taught second grade
at Bettsville School for many years.
Since living at the retirement center she attended the United Methodist
Church in Lucky.
A graduate of Jackson-Burgoon High School and Bowling Green State University,
she also attended Flower Hospital School of Nursing in Toledo.
Mrs. Robinett was active in Fremont Community Theatre for years and
belonged to the Fremont Hayes Quilt Guild.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the main auditorium of
Otterbein Portage Valley Retirement Center.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to Otterbein Portage Valley Retirement Center.
Obituary information is courtesy of the Engle Funeral Homes.