Obituaries

Deborah K. ‘Debbie’ O’Brien

Deborah K. “Debbie” O’Brien, 66, of Bellevue, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at University of Toledo Medical Center. She was born March 31, 1951, in Glendale, West Virginia, to Paul David Sr. and Helen Louise (Beeman) Maxwell. She married Joseph C. O’Brien Sept. 9, 1972, and he ...

Michael Lynn Smith

Michael Smith, 63, formerly of Tiffin, died Friday, March 24, 2017, at Avow Hospice, Naples, Florida. His celebration of life will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Seneca Memory Gardens chapel, Tiffin. Family and friends are invited to attend.

M. Justine Knoll

M. Justine Knoll, 80, resident of Willard, passed away Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at Ohio Health Mansfield, after a brief illness. She was born May 10, 1937, in Bloomville, to Al and Pearl (Fisher) Davis. She married Raymond “Shorty” C. Knoll Oct. 11, 1980. She is survived by her husband ...

Stephen S. Girton

Stephen S. Girton, 61, of Bellevue, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at The Bellevue Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Auxter Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Bellevue.

David. L. Hannigan

David. L. Hannigan, 86, of Fostoria, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Barbara E. Puckett

Barbara E. Puckett, 86, of Carey, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at Birchaven Village, Findlay. She was born Feb. 26, 1931, in Carey, to Ralph and Opal (Eingle) Hill. She married John Harold Puckett Feb. 10, 1948, in Maysville, Kentucky. Survivors include two sons, Ralph “Ace” (Annie) ...

Kathryn L. Cooper

Kathryn L. Cooper, 78, of Tiffin, died at 2:36 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at Elmwood at the Shawhan. She was born Nov. 2, 1938, in Jerry City, to Victor and Justine (Lofay) McIntyre. She married Robert Cooper, and he died Dec. 26, 2008. Survivors include, three sons, Robert (Stacy) ...

Dorla A. Walter

Dorla A. Walter, 85, of rural Carey, died at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at Mercy Health Tiffin Hospital in Tiffin. Born July 25, 1932, in Hancock county, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Bernice (Myers) Diebley. She married Elmer D. Walter March 7, 1954, at West ...

Goldie M. Harrold

Goldie M. Harrold, 80, of Carey, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Upper Sandusky. She was born Oct. 18, 1936, in Pyramid, Kentucky, to the late Irvin and Mary (Sloan) Priddy. She married Everett “Bud” Harrold Jan. 5, 1955. He ...

Miriam J. Goodman

Miriam J. Goodman, 84, of Upper Sandusky, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at home in the care of her family and Hospice of Wyandot County. She was born in Wyandot County, May 19, 1933, to the late Isaac Corfman and Cora (Haas) Corfman. She first was married to Ronald E. Koehler, and then ...

Betty Marilyn Casteel

Betty Marilyn Casteel, 87, of Arcadia, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Napoleon. She was born Feb. 1, 1930, to Carl Clinton and Frances May (Misamore) Casteel. She is survived by four children, Sherry Livesay, Rick, Kevin and Nancy Zellers; six grandchildren; and 10 ...

Kathryn L. Cooper

Kathryn L. Cooper, 78, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin. Visitation will be 11 a.m.- noon Friday, Aug. 11, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883, with her funeral following at noon.

Dennis M. Slay

Dennis M. Slay, 68, of Sycamore, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at home. Arrangements are pending at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore.

Dorla A. Walter

Dorla A. Walter, 85, of rural Carey, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital in Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home in Carey.

Janet Dorene Hall

Janet Dorene Hall, 73, of Upper Sandusky, passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. She was born Oct. 10, 1943, in Washington, D.C., to James R. and Bernice M. (Hunt) Hall. Janet was 5 years old when her father passed. After James’ passing, her ...

Sister Mary Quintin (Elizabeth) Brickner

Sister Mary Quintin (Elizabeth) Brickner, 84, went home to be with the Lord Aug. 7, 2017, while a resident at Rosary Care Center, Sylvania. Born of Rose Agatha and Lawrence Brickner in Fostoria, Elizabeth joined her six brothers and three sisters in the warmth and shared business of a rural ...

James Logan Yonts Sr.

James Logan Yonts Sr., 31, of Bloomville, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. He was born Sept. 16, 1985, in Whitesburg, Kentucky. He was the son of Steven R. Yonts Sr. and the late Betty Fern Pigg. His father and stepmother, Roberta (Aleshire) ...

Edith V. Jones

Edith V. Jones , 100, of Upper Sandusky and formerly Fostoria, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. She was born March 2, 1917, in Kirby, to John and Margaret (Karch) Holzwart. She married Alfred H. Jones Feb. 20, 1937, in Paris, Kentucky. Surviving is a son, ...

Victor ‘Vic’ Mendiola Jr.

Victor “Vic” Mendiola Jr., 64, died Aug. 7, 2017, at Stein Hospice, Sandusky, surrounded by his family. He was born April 5, 1953, to Victor and Carolina Mendiola in Asherton, Texas. Survivors include his mother; three sisters, Sylvia Montano, Mary Mendiola and Hilda (David) Walsh; ...

Ronald E. Shook

Ronald E. Shook, 77, of Tiffin, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.