|Eugene E. Armstrong
Eugene E. Armstrong, 73, of 2403 TH 43, Nevada, Ohio, died at 10:30
p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998, at his home.
He was born Feb. 1, 1925, in Eden Township, Wyandot County, to the
late John J. and Anna M. (Carey) Armstrong. On May 24, 1953, he married
Edna M. Fatzinger, who survives.
Other survivors include: a son, Dan E. Armstrong of Marblehead; and
two daughters, Mrs. Roland (Bonnie) Bergen of Mesa, Ariz., and Mrs David
(Loretta) Tolhurst of Fremont; and three grandchildren.
Four brothers, Cleo, Ross, Laverne and Carey William Armstrong, are
Mr. Armstrong was a 1943 graduate of Eden High School and retired as
quality control supervisor at Millington Plastics, where he worked for
36 years. He was a lifetime member of Upper Sandusky Elks Lodge 83 and
a member of Eden Chapel, United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Beryl Baum will preside at funeral services 2 p.m. Monday
at Walton-Moore Funeral Home. Burial will be in Nevada Cemetery, Nevada.
Visitations will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where
an Elks memorial service will take place at 8:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Shirley Ann Sherman
Former Fremont resident Shirley Ann (Genson) Sherman, 66, of Avon Park,
Fla., died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1998, at Tampa General Hospital.
She was born in Fremont, to Roy and Mildred (Nitsehke) Genson. She
married Dick Sherman Oct. 20, 1951. He was the athletic director at Fremont
Ross High School for many years, and he survives.
Also surving are: her parents of Avon Park; two sons, Michael of Fremont
and James Sherman of Kingwood, Texas; a daughter, Vicki Werling of Colorado
Springs; five grandchildren; and three sisters, Vera Whittington and Colleen
Doren of Avon Park and Faye Bunn of Fremont.
Mrs. Sherman received a master's degree from Bowling Green State University
in 1967 after raising her children. She taught and coached in the Fremont
school system and Heidelberg College. In 1987, she retired to Avon Park
and enjoyed membership at the River Greens Golf Course there. She was a
member of St. John's Lutheran Chruch in Fremont and Resurrection Lutheran
Church in Avon Park.
A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at St. John's Lutheran Church,
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. The Keller-Ochs-Koch
Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.
Velma H. White
White Plastic Co. co-owner
Former Columbus resident, Velma H. White, 76, of Highland Parkway,
Upper Sandusky, died at 5:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, 1998, in the Wyandot
Manor Nursing Home, Upper Sandusky.
She was born in Salem Township, Wyandot County, March 25, 1922, to
Delmar and Hattie (Welker) Trachsel. Her husband, Eugene White, is deceased.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Allan (Joyce) Blue of Delaware,
Ohio, Mrs. Ray (Harriet) Newell of Heath and Mrs. Thomas (Jane) Fisher
of London, Ohio; a brother, Kail Trachsel of Nevada, Ohio; and two sisters,
Loraine Quail of Upper Sandusky and Eleanor Ruffner of Elyria.
Two brothers, Loyal and Ray, and two sisters, Romaine Pfeifer and Gwyneth
Armstrong, are deceased.
Mrs. White, a member of Linden Lutheran Church, was the co-owner of
White Plastic Co., both of Columbus.
She also was a member of Order Eastern Star 463, the Society of Plastic
Engineers and the Linden Women's Club.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Old Mission Cemetery,
Upper Sandusky, with the Rev. Jerry Elsholz officiating.
There will be no visitation. The Bringman-Clark and Co. Funeral Home,
Upper Sandusky, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Associaton or a charity of the
Larry D. 'Bear' Weber
Coast-to-coast truck driver
Larry D. 'Bear' Weber, 55, of 9709 Hoaglin Road, Van Wert, was found
dead in his truck cab at Mox Trucking in Van Wert at 2:30 p.m., Thursday,
Dec. 10, 1998.
He was born in Crawford County, June 3, 1943, to Francis J. and Ida
M. (Billings) Weber. They survive in Upper Sandusky.
Other survivors include: eight sons, Michael L. Weber of California,
Robert F. Weber of Alabama, Scott L. Weber of Georgia, John V. Weber of
North Carolina, Frank H. Weber and Christopher J., both of Minnesota, Tony
T. Allen of McCutchenville and William J. Weber of Oklahoma; two daughters,
Michelle Allen Mullholand of Sycamore and Stephany Ann Weber of Oklahoma;
two step-children, Brian Linch of Oklahoma and Charlotte Linch of Australia;
nine grandchildren; and two sisters, Sharon Topor of Upper Sandusky and
Mrs. Bruce (Carol) Blackwell of Henderson, Nev.
A son, Larry David Jr., is deceased.
Mr. Weber was a coast-to-coast truck driver for Mox Trucking, Rockford,
Ohio and his operator handle on CB was ''Bear.''
A U.S. Navy veteran, he had served during the Vietnam era aboard the
USS Kitty Hawk CVA 63 aircraft carrier.
He was a member of the American Legion and VFW and affiliated with
St. Peter's Catholic Church in Upper Sandusky and St. Pius Church, Sycamore.
Services in the Bringman-Clark and Company Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky,
will be 11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Pleasantview Cemetery, Sycamore.
Visitation at the funeral home will be one hour prior to the service
Memorials may be made to the Charity Fund at the VA Home in Johnson
City, Tenn, in care of the Bringman-Clark and Company Funeral Home, 226
E. Wyandot Ave., Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.
Imelda M. (Brickner) Scherger
Gross Street homemaker
Imelda M. (Brickner) Scherger, 74, of 270 Gross St., died at 12:14
a.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, 1998, in Autumnwood Care Center.
She was born Jan. 28, 1924, in Liberty Township, to William and Adelaine
(Koerper) Brickner. Her husband, Gerald W. Scherger, whom she married June
14, 1944, in St. Andrew Catholic Church, Liberty, died Feb. 25, 1976.
Survivors include: two sons, Gary Scherger of Fostoria and Joseph Scherger
of Tiffin; two daughters, Mrs. James (Sandra) McCarty of Bloomdale and
Mrs. Philip (Sharon) Frisch of Fostoria; a sister, Margaret Smith of Tiffin;
three brothers, Norbert and Vincent Brickner, both of Fostoria, and Roger
Brickner of Tiffin; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A brother, Kenneth Brickner, and three grandchildren are deceased.
A homemaker, Mrs. Scherger was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church
and a former member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church and its Rosary Altar
The Rev. Herman Scherger and the Rev. Richard Dunn will be the co-celebrants
at the 1 p.m. Tuesday funeral Mass in St. Joseph Catholic Church, where
the Rosary will be recited 15 minutes before the Mass. Burial will be in
St. Andrew's Catholic Cemetery, Liberty Township.
Visitation at the Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Care.
Former Sterling ITT employee
Josephine (Pennington) Maksemetz, 72, died at 6:55 p.m. Saturday, Dec.
12, 1998, at her residence at 1700 Meadowlake Drive.
She was born in Whitesburg, Ky., Aug. 10, 1926, the daughter of Irvin
and Edna (Adams) Hall. Her first husband, Joseph M. Pennington, is deceased.
On Oct. 21, 1977, she married Peter Maksemetz, who survives.
Survivors also include: a son, Ronnie D. Pennington of Tiffin; a daughter,
Mrs. Richard (Linda) Greene of Tiffin; a step-son, Martin Maksemetz of
Tiffin; a step-daughter, Mickanna Choritz of Missouri; four grandchildren;
a great-grandchild; four step-grandchildren; three brothers, Paul J., Ray
and Donald G. Hall, all of Tiffin; and three sisters, Julia Lawson and
Mrs. Orbin (Sillar) Montgomery, both of Tiffin, and Alpha Hatton of Whitesburg.
Two brothers, Linville and the Rev. Dewey E. Hall, are deceased.
Mrs. Maskemetz, a member of the Freewill Baptist Church of Tiffin,
had formerly been employed at Sterling ITT.
Services in the Freewill Baptist Church of Tiffin, will be 11 a.m.
Tuesday, with the Rev. Darrel Breman officiating. Burial will be in Fairmont
Visitation is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Turner-Engle Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Webster Mfg. retiree
Marvin Barney, 64, of 1635 E. CR 51, Green Springs, died at 7:35 a.m.
Monday, Dec. 14, 1998, in Fremont Memorial Hospital, where he had been
a patient since Nov. 13.
He was born in Seneca County, March 16, 1934, to the late Paul H. and
Vernice (Rhoads) Barney. His wife of 41 years, Mary (Zimmerman) Barney,
whom he married Dec. 7, 1957, in the Church of Christ, Butler, Ind., survives.
Other survivors include: five daughters, Mrs. Dale (Rosemary) McSwain
of Green Springs, Mrs. Michael (April) Workman of Florida, Mrs. Edward
(Marilyn) Bryant, also of Green Springs and Mrs. Kevin (Cheryl) Murphy
and Mrs. Bill (Linda) Graham, both of Tiffin; 16 grandchildren and a great-grandchild;
a brother, Ernest Barney of Bettsville; and two sisters, Mrs. Ray (Jean)
Gibbs of Old Fort and Mrs. Jim (Marilyn) Ballard of North Carolina.
A son, Charles E. Martz; and a brother, Junior Barney, are deceased.
Mr. Barney, a life-long Green Springs area resident, retired from Webster
Mfg. Company after 26 years of employment.
Services in the Engle-Young Funeral Home of Green Springs will be 2:30
p.m. Thursday, with The Rev. Juanita Magers officiating. Burial will be
in Pleasant Union Cemetery, Old Fort.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Glenna Loretta Meyer
Former Myer Drugs co-owner
Glenna Loretta Meyer, 85, died at 5:10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 1998,
at her home at 37 Glenview Terrace.
She was born Jan. 31, 1913, in Chatfield, to Albert and Mary (Green)
Shafer. On June 16, 1936, in Chatfield, she married Walter H. Meyer. He
preceded her in death Jan. 31, 1975.
Surviving are two sons, Robert W. and Gerald D. Meyer, both of Tiffin;
a brother, Luther Shafer of Chatfield; a sister, Florice Cohagen of Columbus;
nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death was a sister, Lodana.
A graduate of Chatfield High School and the Ohio Northern University,
Mrs. Meyer was co-owner of Meyer Drugs from its opening in October 1937
until closing in 1975. She also was employed as an elementary teacher for
three years in the Lykens School.
She was a member of Tiffin Chapter 189 Order Eastern Star, Tiffin Women's
Club, where she served as past president; Lakeside Federation Women's Club,
where she also served as past president; Altrusa Club, P.E.O. of Findlay,
Tiffin-Seneca Historical Society and Tiffin Garden Club.
Also a member of the First Lutheran Church, its First Lutheran Church
Women, the Fidelis Club and a choir member, she served as the grand marshal
of the 1986 Tiffin Historical parade.
The Rev. John S. Ferne will be the officiant at the 11 a.m. Saturday
memorial service in the First Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Greenlawn
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Hoffmann-Gottfried
Memorials may be made to the church, Greenlawn Cemetery, Community
Hospice Care or the donor's choice.
Theresa A. Mazzaferro
Theresa A. Mazzaferro, 87, of 182 St. Francis Ave., died at 7 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 13, 1998, in St. Francis Home.
Born in Indianapolis, Ind., March 13, 1911, to Leonard and Lauretta
(Julian) Bagnoli, she married Nick Mazzaferro July 1, 1939, in Indianapolis.
He died Feb. 5, 1987.
Surviving are: two daughters, Mrs. G. Thomas (Patricia) Moore of Circleville
and Mrs. Gene E. (Phyllis) Allebach of Tiffin; and three grandchildren,
Michael T. Moore of Circleville, Ryan E. Moore of Clarksville, Tenn. and
Mrs. Mary Theresa Campbell of Reynoldsburg.
A brother, Michael Bagnoli; and two sisters, Betty Lorey and Marie
Bagnoli, also are deceased.
Mrs. Mazzaferro, a 1929 graduate of Shortridge High School of Indianapolis
and a 1933 graduate of Butler University, taught fourth grade 1953-72,
in both College Hill and Krout Elementary Schools in Tiffin.
A Mercy Hospital volunteer as a Red Cross Nurses' Aid and Tellecare
and a box office volunteer at the Ritz Theatre, she was a member of St.
Joseph Catholic Church, where she was active in the Rosary-Altar Society
and the Legion of Mary.
She also was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha national social sorority, the
American Association of University Women, Seneca County Retired Teacher's
Association, Ohio Retired Teacher's Association and the American Association
of Retired Persons.
A funeral Mass in St. Joseph Catholic Church will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday,
with the Rev. James K. Say as celebrant. The Rosary will be recited at
the church at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. Private burial will be in Greenlawn
There will be no visitation. The Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Building Maintenance Fund of St. Joseph
and St. Mary Churches or a charity of the donor's choice.
Rural Carey homemaker
Malta Caudill, 87, of 15698 CH 4, Carey, died at her residence at 4:30
p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, 1998.
She was born in Johnson County, Ky., Jan. 18, 1911, to Joseph and Ada
(Conley) Click. On March 21, 1930, in Swamp Branch, Ky., she married Estill
Caudill, who preceded her in death Dec. 24, 1983.
Survivors include: three daughters, Mrs. Eula Mae Perkins of rural
Wharton, Mrs. Walter (Mildred) Welly and Mrs. John (Norma Jean) Miller,
both of Carey; two sons, Dwight and Ernest Lee Caudill, both of Carey;
15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; a brother, Murel Click of
Paintsville, Ky.; and five sisters, Maxie Caudill and Neva Jo Blanten,
both of Swamp Branch, Okie Conley of Carey, Rushie Spears of Mill Creek,
Ky., and Mary Ramey of Shelby.
Five brothers also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Caudill, a homemaker, was a member of Riceville Freewill Baptist
Church, Riceville, Ky., and attended the First Freewill Baptist Church
The Rev. Brent Layne and the Rev. Harry Meade will be the co-officiants
at the 1 p.m. Wednesday service in the First Freewill Baptist Church, Carey.
Interment will be in Zion Bloom Cemetery, Vanlue.
Visitation at the Stombaugh Memorial Funeral Home, Carey, is 2-9 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Dorcas Carey Public Library.
Lewis Joseph Gabel
Gabel Construction Co. owner
Lewis Joseph Gabel, 67, of 1989 CR 41, Fremont, died Thursday, Dec.
10, 1998, in the Emergency Room of Fremont Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 21, 1931, in Fremont, to the late Roman Sr. and Ognet
(Babione) Gabel. His wife, Norma (Kramer) Gabel, whom he married Oct. 25,
1952, in St. Joseph Church, Fremont, survives.
Survivors also include: two sons, Jeffery J. and Jerry A. Gabel, both
of Fremont; three daughters, Janette A. Tahy of Fremont and Jeanine M.
Beeker and Juliana L. Hoffman, both of Helena; nine grandchildren; two
brothers, Roman Jr. and Dave Gabel, both of Fremont; and a sister, Roseann
Wagner, also of Fremont.
A grandson; and a sister, Delene Gabel, also are deceased.
Mr. Gabel, the owner of Gabel Construction Co. Inc., was the developer
of Westwood Subdivision, Sandy Ridge and currently Countryview Estates.
A car hobbiest, owning a 1963 white Cadillac, he was a member of St.
Casimirs Catholic Church, the American Legion, Eagles, Moose and Knights
A funeral mass was Dec. 12 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fremont,
with burial in the parish cemetery.
Visitation was Dec. 11 at the Keller-Ochs-Koch Funeral Home, Fremont.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the church.
Rollin E. Hengsteler
Rollin E. Hengsteler, 89, of 2749 Crystal Ave., Findlay, died at 7
a.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, 1998, in Fox Run Manor, Findlay.
He was born in Risingsun, Jan. 21, 1909, to Jay and Otha (Wiseman)
Hengsteler. On June 10, 1931, in Risingsun, he married his wife of 67 years,
Mabel E. (McHaffie) Hengsteler, who survives in Findlay.
Also surviving are two grandsons, Stewart and Todd Hengsteler; two
great-grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Hengsteler of Arcadia.
Two sons, Eugene Richard and Dwight Owen Hengsteler; a brother, Milo
Hengsteler; and a sister, Hazel Dalton, are deceased.
Mr. Hengsteler, a graduate of Risingsun High School, had been a self-employed
Findlay area farmer.
A former Grange member, he was a member of Salem United Methodist Church,
Findlay and the Ohio AARP.
Visitation will be noon Wednesday until time of the service at 2 p.m.
at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel. The Rev. Ben Lowell will
officiate. Interment will be in Graham Cemetery, Wayne.
Memorials may be made to Youth for Christ or Salem United Methodist
Church, 4699 Hancock CR 236, Findlay, OH 45840.
Major Levi W. Olmstead
Retired Salvation Army officer
Major Levi W. Olmstead, 78, of Belpre, died at 3:35 pm. Sunday, Dec.
13, 1998, in Marietta Memorial Hospital.
He was born Jan. 6, 1920, in West Pittstown, Pa., to Levi William Sr.
and Liltas Blanche (Newhart) Olmstead. His parents died when he was a child
and he and his brother were sent to the Junior Order of United American
Mechanics National Orphans Home in Tiffin, where he graduated in 1937.
His wife, the former Captain Syble Goudy, whom he married Oct. 6, 1952,
died Dec. 15, 1992.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Cathryn Olmstead, at home; and a brother,
Wesley Olmstead of Batavia, Ill.
Also preceding him in death were two infant sons and a brother, Chester
Following his graduation from the Junior Home he worked at various
jobs including employment on a dairy farm, a cook at an elite hotel in
Connecticut, service man and as a clerk in the Library of Congress before
enrolling in the Salvation Army School for Officer Training. At one time
he had worked at the Salvation Army in Tiffin.
He was commissioned in 1941 and had various appointments in Illinois,
Indiana and Missouri and he and his wife later held corps appointments
in southwest Ohio, northern New Jersey and Northern New England. They retired
from the Portland, Maine, Divisional Headquarters and were assigned to
the Marietta Corps as officers 1963-67. After retirement there, they returned
to Marietta, where they resided until they moved to Belpre in 1988.
Maj. Olmstead was an active member of the Kiwanis Club and the Boy
Scouts of America and in 1960 was appointed as a relationship aid at the
National Boy Scout Jamboree in Denver, Colo. He also was a talented musician.
Services are 2 p.m. today at the Salvation Army Hall. Burial will be
in East Lawn Memorial Park.
Visitation will be until noon today at the McClure-Schafer Funeral
Home, Marietta and at the Salvation Army Hall one hour prior to the service.
Paul V. Boes
Wyandot County dairy farmer
Paul V. Boes, 63, died at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1998, at his
residence at 15994 TH 49, Upper Sandusky.
He was born in Kirby, Aug. 12, 1935, the son of Charles and Leona C.
(Brandt) Boes. His mother survives in Kirby. On Sept. 16, 1961, in Tiro,
he married Mary K. Pifher, who survives.
Other survivors include: a son, Kevin Boes of Upper Sandusky; five
daughters, Mrs. Joe (Ann) Weatherholtz of Wharton, Mrs. Thomas (Shirley)
Lucius of Tiffin, Mrs. Dennis (Susanne) Hartman, also of Wharton, Mrs.
Dale (Carolyn) Reidlinger of Upper Sandusky and Lisa Boes of Forest; eight
grandchildren; seven brothers, Bernard of Kirby, Charles, Richard, Francis,
Eugene and Daniel, all of Upper Sandusky and Joseph of Grove City; and
four sisters, Rita Wagner of Tiffin, Sister Agnes Marie, Sister of Mercy,
Dayton, Sister Jane Marie, Sister of Mercy, Springfield and Mrs. Robert
(Mary Margaret) Dick of Kenton.
A son, James; and his father, are deceased.
Mr. Boes, a Wyandot County dairy farmer, founded and operated the West
Lincoln Registered Holsteins Farm in Upper Sandusky.
A member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Kirby, the Wyandot County Farm
Bureau and the National Farmers Organization, he had served in the U.S.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's
Catholic Church, Kirby, with the Rev. James Holmer as celebrant. Interment
will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation at the Bringman-Clark and Company Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky,
is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, where a Biblical Wake service will be at 8:45
Memorials may be made to Wyandot County Hospice or a charity of the
James David Daniels
James David Daniels, 40, of Bowling Green Road, Bradner, died at 9:44
p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 1998, in a vehicle accident in Wood County.
He was born in Monroe, Mich., Sept. 7, 1958, to Earl and Rita H. (Marino)
Daniels. His mother survives in Monroe.
Survivors also include his fiance, Jonna R. Lewis of Bradner; two sons,
James David Jr. and Michael Jacob Daniels, both of Bradner; a daughter
Alyssa Nicole Daniels of Michigan; three brothers, Robert J. and Thomas
Paul Daniels, both of Monroe and Earl Daniels Jr. of Virginia; and three
sisters, Mary Jane Bray of Monroe, Mrs. Joseph (Susan E.) Novak of Carleton,
Mich. and Mrs. William (Marie Frances) Elmore of Newport, Mich.
His father is deceased.
Mr. Daniels, a United States Navy man, was employed at Coinmach in
Macedonia. He attended Bradner United Methodist Church and formerly attended
St. Michael's Catholic Church, Monroe.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria,
with the Rev. Daniel J. Ring and the Rev. Zedda Myers as co-officiants.
Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, where military graveside
services will be conducted by the Fostoria VFW, American Legion and AMVETS.
Visitaion at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may be made to the family, in care of the Hoening Funeral
Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, OH 44830.
Carol J. Ball
Green Springs homemaker
Carol J. Ball, 55, of Sandusky CR 173, Green Springs, and formerly
of Bryan and Auburn, Ind., died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1998, as the result of
an automobile/bicycle accident in Ballville Township.
She was born May 11, 1943, in Louisville, Ky., to Vernie and Helen
(Smith) Worman. On July 30, 1960, in Butler, Ind., she married George Ball,
who died March 20, 1995.
A sister, Sharon Barney of Green Springs and numerous nieces and nephews,
A homemaker, Mrs. Ball was a member of the Eagles and VFW Ladies Auxiliaries
and Ladies of the Moose, all of Bryan.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in the Foos-Klein Funeral Home, Clyde.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Cromley Cemetery, Defiance.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Mildred J. Herod
Mildred J. Herod, 65, of East Fremont Street, Arcadia, died at her
home at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1998.
Born Sept. 2, 1933, in Fostoria, to the late Jess and Florence (Brooker)
Haynes, she married Cecil E. Herod Sr. Oct. 5, 1954, in Old Fort. He preceded
her in death Feb. 7, 1995.
Surviving are five sons, Toby A. Keeney Sr. of Cleveland, Cecil Herod
Jr. of Findlay, Timothy Herod of Spring Hill, Fla. and Kenneth Sr. and
Dennis Herod, both of Fostoria; a daughter, Gail Fought of Arcadia; two
sisters, Anna Burch of Fostoria and Donna Kenney of Alvada; 17 grandchildren
and five great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were two brothers, LeRoy and Donald Haynes;
and four sisters, Blanche and Arlene Haynes, Betty McNutt and Starling
A homemaker, Mrs. Herod had attended Fostoria High School and was a
member of Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Church of God, Fostoria.
The Rev. Donald Goodwin will be the officiant at the 11 a.m. Friday
service in the Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Church of God. Interment will
be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
Visitation is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral
Memorials may be made to Bridge Hospice of Hancock County or a charity
of the donor's choice.
Flora B. Sammet
Homemaker/former greenhouse employee
Flora B. Sammet, 93, died at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1998, at her
residence at 830 Pleasant View, Upper Sandusky.
She was born in Wyandot County, Dec. 16, 1905, to Perry F. and Fuzzie
B. (Mooney) Gilliland. Her husband, Harold F. Sammet, whom she married
June 5, 1929, in Upper Sandusky, died July 26, 1969.
Survivors include a son, Homer F. Sammet of Lakeland, Fla.; four daughters,
Mrs. Paul (Lois) Rife, Mrs. Myron (Maxine) Rife and Mrs. John (Helen) Clinger,
all of Upper Sandusky and Ms. Mary Jane Riley of Canton; 18 grandchildren
and 17 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harry Gilliland and Paul Guthrie,
both of Upper Sandusky; and two sisters, Nellie Ekleberry and Odessa Sweigard,
both of Upper Sandusky.
Also preceding her in death were a daughter, Kathleen; three brothers,
Adolph,Robert and Frederick; and a sister, Hazel.
Mrs. Sammet, a homemaker, worked on the farm and at the former Sammet
Greenhouse in Upper Sandusky. She also prepared many meals for various
She was a member of Order of Eastern Star Warpole Chapter 366, the
First Luthran Church, Upper Sandusky and its Women of the Church.
Services in the First Lutheran Church will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, with
the Rev. Robert Gordon officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery,
Visitation at the Bringman-Clark and Company Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky,
will be 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Friday and at the church one hour prior to the
service on Saturday. Eastern Star services will be 8:45 p.m. Friday at
the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the church or Hospice of Wyandot County.