|Rita Marie Pheiffer
Retired Whirlpool assembler
Rita Marie Pheiffer, 81, formerly of George Street, Clyde, died Thursday,
Dec. 31, 1998, in Bucyrus Hospital.
She was born July 5, 1917, in Clyde, to the late Fred and Mabel (Garvin)
Burkin. In 1945, she married Andrew Pheiffer, who died in 1948.
Survivors include: two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Patricia A.) Mitchel
of Bucyrus and Mrs. Eugene (Barbara E.) Smith of Fremont; four grandchildren;
and a sister, Mrs. Bernice Gase of Florida.
She was preceded in death by: three brothers, her twin Rollie Burkin,
and Roman and Bud Burkin; and two sisters, Delores Eshelman and Ordeen
Mrs. Pheiffer was a lifelong resident of Clyde, attending Clyde High
School and St. Mary's Catholic Church. She retired in 1984 from Whirlpool
in Clyde, where she had been employed as an assembler.
The funeral is planned for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral
Home, Clyde. Burial will be in Peru Cemetery, Monroeville.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Lucille S. Hucke
Lucille S. Hucke, 89, of 127 Newhard St., Carey, died at 5:14 a.m.
Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, in Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center, Findlay.
She was born April 30, 1909, in Alvada, to the late Peter and Margaret
(Feck) Arend. She married Thomas Hucke Jan. 1, 1937, and he died Nov. 29,
Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Bennie (Margaret) Zielke of Carey;
two grandchildren, Ronald Zielke and Diane Woodrum; and four great-grandchildren.
The last of her family, she was preceded in death by six siblings:
brothers Henry, Norman and Vernon Arend, and sisters Anna Brickner, Hilda
Droll and infant sister, Lavina Arend.
Mrs. Hucke was retired from the former Mathern Bakery in Carey. A member
of the Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation, Carey, she belonged to its
Rosary Altar Society.
The Rev. Arthur Young will offer a Mass of Christian burial 11 a.m.
Monday at the Basilica. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Carey.
Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Sunday at Stombaugh Memorial Funeral Home,
Carey, where a rosary vigil service will take place at 2 and 8:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Creighton Dialysis Center, Findlay, or to
a charity of the donor's choice.
Doloris M. Dunn
Retired production checker
Doloris M. Dunn, 78, of 2320 W. CR 6O, died at 6:25 p.m. Thursday,
Dec. 31, 1998, in St. Catherine's of Tiffin.
She was born May 29, 1920, in Fostoria, to Joseph and Vienna (Hamman)
Cunningham, who are deceased. She married Odell K. Dunn Aug. 31, 1938,
in Old Fort. He died Aug. 21, 1997.
She is survived by: two sons, Larry O. Dunn of Jackson, Mich., and
Tom J. Dunn of Genesee, Idaho; a daughter, Teola R. Dunn of Tiffin; three
grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Sylvester Cunningham
A former resident of 236 E. Crocker St., Fostoria, Mrs. Dunn was a
production checker at Allied in Fostoria for 30 years. She was a member
of Grace United Church of Christ, Fostoria.
The Rev. Cindy Hunter will officiate at the 1 p.m. Monday funeral at
the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Memory Gardens,
Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Dorothy M. Snyder
Dorothy M. Snyder, 75, of 307 W. Fourth St., Fostoria, died at 4 a.m.
Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, in Fostoria Community Hospital.
She was born May 29, 1923, in Fostoria, to the late George and Mabel
(Went) Manecke. On June 18, 1949, in Fostoria, she married Lester L. Snyder,
who survives in Fostoria.
Other survivors include: two sons, Don A. and Gary L. Snyder, both
of Fostoria; four grandchildren; three brothers, Harold and Melvin Manecke,
both of Fostoria, and Clair Manecke of West Millgrove; and a sister, Mrs.
Pat (Dorene) Cushing of Fostoria.
A sister, Norene Manecke, preceded her in death.
Mrs. Snyder was a homemaker and member of Grace United Church of Christ,
The Rev. Cindy Hunter will preside at funeral services at 10:30 a.m.
Monday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain
Cemetery in Fostoria.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Grace United Church of Christ, 4481 N. US
23, Fostoria, Ohio 44830.
Robert P. Miller
Union Carbide retiree
Robert P. Miller, 82, of 238 Watson Ave., Fostoria, died at 8:57 a.m.
Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, in Fostoria Community Hospital.
He was born Jan. 25, 1916, in Fremont, to the late Carl E. and Hedwig
(Chudzinski) Miller. He married Joan M. McKivett Aug. 1, 1945, in England,
and she survives.
Also surviving are: two sons, Terry M. and Robert J. Miller of Columbus
and Pickerington, respectively; six grandchildren; and two sisters, Rita
and Helen Miller, both of Fremont.
Preceding him in death were: five brothers, Urban, Norbert, Bernard,
Carl and Richard Miller; and six sisters, Mary Koebel, Margaret Eck, Josephine
Althausen, Betty Snyder, Anna Rose Grieve and Norma Scott.
Mr. Miller was a 1934 graduate of Fremont St. Joseph High School and
an Army Air Force veteran of World War II. He retired in 1981 after 40
years at Union Carbide, Fostoria (now National Electrical Carbon). He had
memberships at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Lions Club and Elks Lodge
935, all in Fostoria. He did volunteer work for the American Red Cross
Bloodmobile, the hospital's Meals on Wheels program and the Good Shepherd
The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church,
Fostoria, where a rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the
parish cemetery with military graveside services conducted by the United
Veterans of Fostoria.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Hoening Funeral Home,
Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will take place at 8:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin Schools Educational Foundation
or to the ''Continuing the Vision'' fund.
Hazel Althouse Ellis
Former teacher, homemaker
Hazel Althouse Ellis, 94, of Upper Sandusky, died at 6:10 a.m. Jan.
1, 1999, at Wyandot Manor Nursing Home, Upper Sandusky.
She was born on a farm in Antrim Township, March 20, 1904, to the late
Frederick E. and Lillie (Crawford) Althouse. She married George Ellis Oct.
29, 1927. He died Sept. 25, 1970.
Her survivors include: three daughters, Anna Jane Ellis of Oshkosh,
Wis., Mrs. Wilbur (Rosemary Stephan) Jordan of Upper Sandusky, and Mrs.
Tom (Nancy Ellen) Koehler of Findlay; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Ellis attended a one-room school in Antrim Township, graduating
from Harpster High School. After completing a normal school curriculum
at Bowling Green State Normal School, she taught grades one through three
at Little Sandusky, Ohio, for several years before her marriage. She then
became a homemaker in Upper Sandusky. A 69-year member of John Stewart
United Methodist Church, she also belonged to the Order of the Eastern
Star Warpole Chapter 366 and the Usando Literary Club, all in Upper Sandusky.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Bringman-Clark &
Co. Funeral Home with the Rev. Lenn Geiger and Rev. Norman Folk officiating.
Burial will be in Old Mission Cemetery, Upper Sandusky.
Visitation will take place two hours before the service, from noon-2
p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the church or to a charity of the donor's
Floyd R.'Pete' Parmenter
Parmenter Drilling Co. owner
Floyd R. ''Pete'' Parmenter, 77, of 631 N. Main St., Fostoria, died
at 5:48 p.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 1999, at his residence.
He was born March 9, 1921, in Bradford, Pa., to Floyd R. and Mary (Ball)
Parmenter, who are deceased. He married Charlotte Stump Sept. 10, 1943,
in New Orleans, La.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by: two daughters, Mrs. Jean
Parmenter Seel of Fostoria and Mrs. Thomas (Marjorie) Hancock of Chicago,
Ill.; three grandchildren, Charlotte, Elizabeth and Mike Seel; and a sister,
Wilda Martin of Florida.
Mr. Parmenter served in the Navy during World War II, flying in the
South Pacific Fleet as a Lt. Naval Aviator. He was the owner of Parmenter
Drilling Co. for 46 years, retiring in 1992. A member of First Presbyterian
Church, he was a deacon and elder of the church. He was a member of the
SAE Fraternity at Bowling Green State University, a former member of Fostoria
Kiwanis, and past president of Fostoria Athletic Boosters.
The Rev. R. Edson Reed will officiate at the 3 p.m. Monday funeral
at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery,
Fostoria, where military graveside services will be conducted by United
Veterans of Fostoria.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice of Findlay
or First Presbyterian Church of Fostoria.
Margaret L. Riser
Retired GE welder
Margaret L. Riser, 78, of 216 E. Clark St., Fostoria, died at 3:20
a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 1999, in Fostoria Community Hospital.
She was born Jan. 17, 1920, in Darlington, S.C., to Roosevelt and Martha
Benton. She married Ernest Riser July 30, 1973, in Tiffin.
Surviving are: a son, Thomas L. ''Rickie'' Tucker of Fostoria; two
step-sons, Emanuel and Gabriel Riser of New Jersey and New York, respectively;
a step-daughter, Jackie Hill of Pittsburg, Pa.; two grandchildren; three
great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Carrie Bailey and Bertha Benton,
both of Winston Salem, S.C.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, who died Oct.
11, 1996; a brother, Theodore Benton; and a sister, Lorena Covington.
Mrs. Riser was retired after 30 years as a welder at General Electric
in Tiffin. She was a volunteer at the Sharing Kitchen and a member of First
Baptist Church, where she was active in the Mothers Board, Missionary Society
and as a pastor's aide.
The Rev. T.A. Smith will conduct funeral services at 1 p.m. Wednesday
at First Baptist Church, 534 Lynn St., Fostoria. Interment will be in Memory
Gardens, Arcadia, Ohio.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the
service on Wednesday, at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church building fund, 534
Lynn St., Fostoria, OH 44830.
Vinnie V. Hoke
Former Fort Seneca homemaker
Vinnie V. Hoke, 93, formerly of Fort Seneca, died at 10 a.m. Friday,
Jan. 1, 1999, in Bethesda Care Center, Sandusky County, Fremont, where
she had resided since March 1994.
She was born in Beaverdam, Nov. 21, 1905, to Joseph H. and Jane (Semer)
Dunlap. On July 18, 1925, she married James A. Hoke, who preceded her in
death March 8, 1979.
Surviving are a son, Richard L. Hoke of rural Tiffin; seven grandchildren
and 10 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were a son, James Hoke, who died shortly
after birth; five brothers, Albert, Ray, Joseph, Dennis and Carl Dunlap;
and a sister, Beulah Burns.
A homemaker, Mrs. Hoke was a member of Fort Seneca United Church of
The Rev. Jerry K. Wiles will be the officiant at the 10:30 a.m. Monday
service in the Turner-Engle Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pleasant Union
Cemetery, Old Fort.
Visitation at the funeral home is 6-9 p.m. today and one hour before
the service on Monday.
Memorials may be made to the Old Fort/Seneca Community Park.
Zakkary K. Taylor
2 1/2 month-old infant son
Zakkary K. Taylor, 2 1/2 month-old son of Jason and Paula (Bergstedt)
Taylor of 216 McDougal St., Fostoria, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, at
He was born Oct. 11, 1998, in Fostoria.
Survivors include his parents; two siblings, Dakota Wagner of Alvada
and Raven Keckler, at home; grandparents, Robert and Marge Bergstedt of
Fostoria, William and Martha Geahlen of Bowling Green and Gary and Janet
Taylor of Middletown.
His great-grandparents, Larry and Mary Bergstedt, George and Ethel
Lee and Kenneth and Pauline Wagner, are deceased.
Services in the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home will be 10 a.m. Tuesday,
with the Rev. John S. Ferne officiating. Burial will be in Seneca Memory
Visitation at the funeral home will be 6-8 p.m. Monday.
Memorials may be made to the family or a charity of the donor's choice.
Word has been received of the death of Quentin Grubbs, 68, of McDonough,
Ga., who died there Wednesday, Dec. 30, 1998, following a lengthy illness.
Survivors include: his wife, Martha; two daughters, Vickie and Cindy;
a son, Dana; a brother Hartsel; and four sisters, Gurstle, Ritzie, Lucille
Mr. Grubbs served in the U.S. Army for 25 years, retiring as a Master
Sergeant. He was the recipient of numerous medals of commendation and his
years of military service took him to many parts of the world.
He regularly attended the annual Homecoming event of the Junior Home
Alumni here in Tiffin and had served as past president of the National
Alumni group. He also was remembered as an outstanding golfer.
Memorial services and burial were in McDonough Friday.
Mary Louise Shaffer
Mary Louise Shaffer, 75, of 373 E. South St., Carey, died in Wyandot
Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky, at 5:55 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 1999.
She was born in Carey, April 17, 1923, to Joseph and Irene (Lenhart)
Billock. Her husband, John W. Shaffer, whom she married Aug. 13, 1942,
Other survivors include: a daughter, Mrs. Rose Hughes of Fremont; two
sons, Ronald Shaffer of Findlay and Kenneth Shaffer of Carey; nine grandchildren
and seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth Billock of Carey and Mrs.
Robert (Laurette) Phillips of LaRue; and three brothers, Robert and Linus
Billock, both of Carey and Dean Billock of Presque Island, Mich.
Also preceding him in death were a son, John Shaffer; a sister, Margaret
Nelson; and five brothers, John, Franklin, Michael, Isadore and George
A homemaker, Mrs. Billock was a member of the Basilica of Our Lady
of Consolation Catholic Church, Carey and enjoyed playing bingo.
A Christian Scripture services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Stombaugh
Memorial Funeral Home, Carey, with the Rev. Peter Damian Massengill officiating.
Interment will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, Carey.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 6-9 p.m. Monday.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Zula Fern Birch
Retired Tiffin homemaker
Zula Fern Birch, 98, formerly of 385 N. Sandusky St., died at 11:15
p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, in Autumnwood Care Center, where she had
resided since December 1996.
Born Feb. 21, 1900, in Republic, to Louis N. and Mary Belle (Taylor)
Krupp, she married Charles Birch, Dec. 19, 1921. He died in 1965.
Survivors include: a son, John W. Birch of Tiffin; two daughters, Mrs.
George (Betty) Hammond of Lake Milton and Mrs. William (Eileen) Shumaker
of Tiffin; 17 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were two sons, James and Howard Birch;
a granddaughter; and six brothers, Alvin, Jesse, Raymond, Floyd, Orlin
and De Forest Krupp.
A homemaker, she was a 1918 graduate of Columbian High School.
The oldest member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church, where she taught
Sunday School for many years, Mrs. Birch also was a member of its United
Methodist Women and active in all activities of the church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday in Tiffin Ebenezer United Methodist
Church, with the Rev. Dr. Robert E. Buckley officiating. Burial will be
in Fairmont Cemetery.
Visitation at the church will be noon Monday until time of the service.
The Turner-Engle Funeral Home of Tiffin is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the church or a charity of the donor's choice.
Dorothy H. Borer
Dorothy H. Borer, 92, of 709 Tucker Road, Fremont, died Sunday, Jan.
3, 1999, at the home of her son, Gerald Borer and daughter-in-law in Fremont.
She was born in Fremont, Oct. 19, 1906, to John and Hedwig (Gabel)
Haslinger. On May 20, 1931, in Fremont, she married Ervin J. Borer, who
died in 1984.
Survivors include: two sons, Gerald and Philip Borer, both of Fremont;
two daughters, Rosemary Fitzwater of Springfield and Margaret Schell of
Garner, N.C.; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; three brothers,
Urban and Joseph Haslinger, both of Gibsonburg and Wilfred Haslinger of
Pueblo, Colo.; and a sister, Rosena Schneider of Bowling Green.
Also preceding her in death were five brothers, Servillian, Edward,
Ruppert, Harold and Carl Haslinger.
Mrs. Borer, a homemaker, was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church,
Fremont and the Confraturnity of the Blessed Sacrament.
A funeral Mass in St. Joseph Catholic Church will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation at the Keller-Ochs-Koch Funeral Home, Fremont, will be 2-4
and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, where a Wake service will be at 8:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the church or St. Joe Booster's Club.
Beverly S. Ricci
Homemaker/Sunday School teacher
Beverly S. Ricci, 58, 315 Ella St., died at 1:30 a.m. Monday, Jan.
4, 1999, in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.
She was born April 4, 1940, in Bowling Green, to the late Richard Ray
and Roberta (Bascom) Amos. Her husband, Frank M. Ricci, whom she married
Feb. 6, 1960,in Monroe, Mich., survives.
Other survivors include: a son, Richard Ricci of Tiffin; a daugher,
Shelly Kizer, also of Tiffin; five brothers, Michael Amos of Unidilla,
N.Y., Danny Amos of Temperance, Mich., Steve Amos of Chattanooga, Tenn.,
Keith Amos of Columbus, Ind. and Danny Meeker of Madison, W.Va.; a sister,
KayAnne Ilingo of Texas; and four grandchildren.
A homemaker and member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Mrs. Ricci
taught Sunday School for about 25 years.
The Rev. Wendell Shepherd will be the officiant at the 1 p.m. Wednesday
service in the Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home. Burial will be in Fountain
Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation or the American Diabetes
Stanley B. 'Skinny' Montague
Lime/Stone Co. retiree
Stanley B. ''Skinny'' Montague, 80, formerly of 583 S. Patterson St.,
Carey, died at 11:57 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, in the Wyandot Manor
Nursing Home, Upper Sandusky, where he resided.
Born in Carey, Feb. 18, 1918, to Roy S. and Dorothy (Brown) Montague,
he married Doris (Angles) Putnam, Feb. 24, 1951. She survives.
Survivors also include: a step-daughter, Paula Cash of Carey; and a
sister, Lucile Richardson, also of Carey.
Mr. Montague, a licensed barber, retired from the National Lime and
Stone Co. in Carey. He also worked at Lanning Motor Sales and the Beach
Funeral Home,both of Carey.
A World War II U.S. Air Corps veteran, he was a member of Earl Green
Post 344 American Legion, Christ Evangelist Lutheran Church and Free and
Accepted Masons 420, all of Carey and B.P.O.E. 83, Upper Sandusky.
Services are 2 p.m. today in Christ Evangelist Church, Carey, with
the Rev. Paul DeMoss officiating. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery,
Carey, with full military graveside rites.
Visitation at the church is one hour before the service today. The
Beach Funeral Home, Carey, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Wyandot County Hospice, Dorcas Carey Public
Library or the church.
Charles E. Focht
Focht Bros. Construction Co. co-founder
Charles E. Focht, 80, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, in Cape Coral,
Fla., where he resided.
He was born in Bloomville and moved to Florida in 1989, from Concord,
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Norma Jeanne (Hopple) Focht
of Cape Coral; two sons, Victor of Cleveland and Edward of Toledo; two
daughters, Christine L. Wengrovius of Delta, Colo. and Pamela J. Hamm of
Cape Coral; and six grandchildren.
Mr. Focht, a member of Paradise Family Church, Cape Coral, with his
brothers, co-founded Focht Brothers Construction and served as its president
Memorial services will be conducted by the Rev. Kevin Cassidy at 2
p.m. Thursday, in the Paradise Family Church. Inurnment will be at a later
date in Coral Ridge Cemetery.
Paul T. Cook
Former Tiffin Enterprise employee
Paul T. Cook, 48, of 324 Kilbourne St., Sycamore, died in Mercy Hospital
of Tiffin, at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999.
He was born in Fostoria, Sept. 9, 1950, to the late Clow H. and Mary
V. (Keller) Cook. On Sept. 16, 1972, he married Margaret E. Nye, who survives.
Also surviving are four children, Paul ''Bud'' Cook Jr. of Tiffin,
Jason L. and Melissa Cook, both of Sycamore and Josh J. Cook, at home;
three grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; a brother, Norman O. Cook
of rural Tiffin; and a sister, Mrs. Franklin (Geneva) Smith of Sycamore.
Six brothers, Dick, Bob, Bill, Merle and John Cook and Jim Wolfe, also
Mr. Cook, a former employee of Tiffin Enterprise, was a member of the
He attended Mohawk High School and also was a member of Flag City VFW
Post 3003, Findlay and the Backroads Band, where he played guitar for many
The Rev. David Powell will be the officiant at the 11 a.m. Thursday
service in the Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore. Burial will be at a
Visitation will be 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Jeffrey D. Holman
Former rural Bloomville resident
Jeffrey D. Holman, 36, formerly of 5896 E. TR 44, Bloomville, died
at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3, 1999, in the Wyandot County Nursing Home,
He was born in Upper Sandusky, May 15, 1962, to Carl A. and Dawn D.
(Kramer) Holman. His father survives in rural Sycamore. He had never married.
Other survivors include: his step-mother, Gloria Holman of rural Sycamore;
a sister, Mrs. David (Penny) Walters, of rural Bloomville; and a niece
His mother died June 11, 1970, and a sister, Lori Holman died May 20,
Mr. Holman, a member of the Protestant Faith, formelry attended Columbian
High School. He enjoyed coon hunting and fishing.
Services in the Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, will be 11 a.m.
Wednesday, with the Rev. Charles McGlone officiating. Interment will be
in Benton Cemetery, Crawford County.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 10-11 a.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to the Wyandot County Nursing Home.
Inez M. Haynes
Former Fostoria resident
Inez M. Haynes, 89, of Davenport, Fla., formerly of Wood Street, Fostoria,
died at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, in St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.
She was born June 21, 1909, in Deshler, to William and Mamie (Brenner)
Danniels. On Aug. 8, 1925, in Tiffin, she married John E. Haynes, who preceded
her in death Oct. 1, 1992.
Survivors include: a daughter, Mrs. Larry (Vickie) Mullins of Davenport;
three sisters, Vera Gaertner of Findlay, Bertha Brooks and Mrs. Barney
(Mamie) Groves, both of Fostoria; six grandchildren, four step-grandchildren,
nine great-grandchildren, six step-great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Also preceding her in death were three sons, Earl, Donald and Ronald
Haynes; two brothers, Harold and Johnny Danniels; and two sisters, Bernice
and Betty Danniels.
A homemaker, Mrs. Haynes was a member of the Fostoria Ladies of the
Services in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 11
a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. David Chapman officiating. Burial will be
in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Moose Heart.
Ernest Effi Keegan
Retired Heinz Corp. supervisor
Ernest Effi Keegan, 90, of Sandusky CR 214, Fremont, died Monday, Jan.
4, 1999, in the Arbors of Clyde.
He was born in Vickery, Sept. 29, 1908, to Effi A.I. and Mary Elizabeth
(Yeckley) Keegan. His wife, Loretta Mae (Wahl) Keegan, whom he married
Oct. 15, 1934, survives.
Other survivors include: three sons, Gary E. Keegan of Fremont, Richard
L. Keegan of Clyde and Randall J. Keegan of Toledo; two daughters, Mrs.
Don (Marlene) Tornow and Mrs. Janet L. Kauble, both of Fremont; 16 grandchildren
and 23 great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Evaden Dee and Evelyn Lange,
both of Sandusky and Kathryn Meifert of Norwalk.
Three brothers, Lloyd, Kenneth and Gerald Keegan; and two sisters,
Vernal Stein and Lucille Doe, also are deceased.
Mr. Keegan, a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Clyde, retired in
1973 as a supervisor, from the Heinz Corp.
A life-time area resident, he attended Townsend School and graduated
from Fremont Ross High School and Tiffin University.
Services in the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde, will be 10:30
a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Gerhardt Gosnell and the Rev. Steve Wood as
co-officiants. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens.
Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Charlotte 'Sherry' Damon
Harris Corp. employee
Charlotte ''Sherry'' Damon, 56, of West Fourth Street, Fostoria, died
in Blanchard Valley Regional Medical Center, Findlay, at 7:50 a.m. Monday,
Jan. 4, 1999.
She was born in Findlay, June 12, 1942, to Raymond and Mary Lou (Dindle)
Mitchell. Her mother survives in Findlay. On April 16, 1966, in Findlay,
she married Larry K. Damon, who survives in Fostoria.
Survivors also include: two brothers, Michael and Steve Mitchell, both
Her father is deceased.
Mrs. Damon, a 1960 graduate of Fundlay High School, was employed at
Harris Corp. in Findlay (formerly RCA) for the past 26 years.
The Rev. Jeffrey L. Waite will conduct the 1 p.m. Wednesday service
in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain
Visitation at the funeral home is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to the Hancock County Humane Society or the American