Obituaries

Joseph ‘Ray’ Sleek

Joseph “Ray” Sleek, 83, of Helena, was well known and respected as the fiddle player, leader and founding member of Sleek Brothers Band for over 60 years. He passed peacefully, surrounded by his loving wife and family in the afternoon of June 14, 2019. Born July 10, 1935, in Imler, ...

David ‘Dave’ R. Shinn

David “Dave” R. Shinn, 56, of Bloomville, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, after a brief illness. Dave was born Sept. 30, 1962, in Tiffin, to the late Darrell and Carol (Royer) Shinn. He was a member of Hopewell-Loudon High School class of 1982. ...

Anna E. Bateson

Anna E. Bateson, 82, of Risingsun, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Margaret A. Clagg

Margaret A. Clagg, 77, of Fostoria, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Terese Ann Zartman

Terese Ann Zartman, 58, of Clyde, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, June 13, 2019, at her home. She was born Nov. 8, 1960, in Fremont, the daughter of Robert and Gail (Taylor) Bender. Terese married Howard “Al” Zartman April 24, 1981, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Clyde. Terese ...

Randall Murray Swickard

Randall Murray Swickard, 89, of Fort Seneca, passed away peacefully at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019, in his home . He was born Nov. 1, 1929, in Bettsville, to Willis “Bill” and Dortha (Murray) Swickard. Randy married Beverly (Hoffman) Swickard Dec. 3, 1950, at Fort Seneca Methodist ...

Mark R. ‘Bunky’ Roehrig

Mark R. “Bunky” Roehrig, 57, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, with his family at his side, after a yearlong battle with pancreatic and liver cancer. He was born Dec. 5, 1961, to Daniel and Judy Roehrig of Temperance, Michigan. He is survived by his mother, Judy Roehrig; ...

Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Sartain

Jacqueline “Jackie” Sartain, 88, of Bellevue, died Friday, June 14, 2019, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. She was born Jan. 13, 1931, in Birmingham, Michigan, to Walter and Ella Mae (O’Keefe) Klinski. She is survived by her two children, Gerald (Lisa) Sartain of Bellevue and ...

Charles ‘Charlie’ Switzer

Charles “Charlie” Switzer, 89 of Fostoria, died Thursday morning, June 13, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Center, Findlay. He was born Aug. 5, 1929, in Fostoria, to Harold and Gladys (Might) Switzer. He married Lila M. Fraver Sept. 20, 1953, at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Fostoria ...

Paul ’Sonny’ Staib

Paul “Sonny” Staib, 76, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at his residence in Tiffin. He was born Aug. 5, 1942, in Tiffin, to Paul and Ruth (Malone) Staib. He married his wife, Beverly (Werling), Oct. 19, 1968, in Tiffin, and she survives. Paul is survived by ...

Modesta L. Rodriguez

Modesta L. Rodriguez, 83, of Clyde, died Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Parkview Care in Fremont. Mrs. Rodriguez was born March 7, 1936, in Carrizo Springs, Texas, to Rosalio and Jacintz (Castro) Lopez. She married Ramon Rodriguez Sept. 1, 1956, and he preceded her in death Aug. 4, ...

Joyce E. Smith

Joyce E. Smith, 66, of Fostoria, died June 12, 2019, at her home. She was born April 11, 1953, in Fostoria, to Jacob and Naomi (Chandler) Zuern. She married Erin Smith May 9, 1985, in Fostoria. Surviving are husband, Erin Smith of Fostoria; sons, Eric (Stacy) Bomer of Pickerington and ...

Charles ‘Charlie’ Switzer

Charles “Charlie” Switzer, 89, of Fostoria, died Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Center, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Randall M. Swickard

Randall M. Swickard, 89, of Fort Seneca, died Thursday, June 13, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

George Howard ‘Butch’ Pahl Jr.

George Howard “Butch” Pahl Jr., 72, died June 2, 2019, in Indianapolis, Indiana. George “Butch” was born April 5, 1947, in Tiffin, to George Sr. and Marcella (Huffmon) Pahl. He married Norma April 3, 1971. George “Butch” is survived by his wife, Norma; his children, Bryan ...

JoAnn F. Bouillon

JoAnn F. Bouillon, 94, of Tiffin, died at 12:36 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. She was born Nov. 10, 1924, in Tiffin, to Carl L. and Mercedes (Goetz) Steinmetz. She married Gerald E. “Jerry” Bouillon May 9, 1947, at St. Wendelin ...

Ricky L. Leeth

Ricky L. Leeth, 72, of Nevada, died at 7:11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in the emergency room of Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. He was born Nov. 23, 1946, in Bainbridge, to Robert and Becky (Miller) Leeth. He married Jennifer (May) Leeth Nov. 18, 1979, and she survives. Also ...

Pamela ‘Pam’ Bustamante

Pamela “Pam” Bustamante, 71, of Hamler and formerly of Tiffin, died Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Vancrest of Holgate, Holgate. She was born Dec. 28, 1947, in Toledo, to Raymond Wister and Eva Lee “Penny” (Hill) Platt. She is survived by five children, Kimberly (Greg) Dunn of Tiffin, ...

Elva Mendoza

Elva Mendoza, 91, of Clyde, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019, after a long illness. She was born Feb. 5, 1928, to Carlos Salazar Silva and Julia Salazar (Garza) in McAllen, Texas. She married Carlos Mendoza Sr. May 28, 1944, and he preceded her in death. Survivors include a sister, Lea Ruth ...

Paul D. Staib

Paul D. Staib, 76, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.