Obituaries

Helen Damschroder

Helen Damschroder, 100, of Attica, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, Bloomville.

Jean M. Katzenmeyer

Jean M. Katzenmeyer, 93, of Peoria, Illinois, died Friday, April 12, 2019, at her residence in Illinois. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Breanna Marea Silva

Breanna Marea Silva, 17, of Fostoria, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Lawrence M. ‘Larry’ Koch

Lawrence M. “Larry” Koch, 67, of Tiffin, died Sunday, April 14, 2019, at The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland. Friends may visit and share stories with the family at 5 p.m. until the time of the service Thursday, April 18, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin. His ...

Arthur L. Schalk

Arthur L. Schalk, 81, of New Riegel, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center, after a brief illness. Art was born at home in New Riegel Nov. 28, 1937, to Alphons G. and Catherine S. (Reinhart) Schalk. He married Shirley Leber Oct. 1, 1960, at St. Joseph ...

Carol S. Elchert

Carol S. Elchert, 65, of Cridersville, and former Tiffin and Republic resident, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening April 10, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima. Carol was born May 18, 1953, in Tiffin, to Stephen and Martha (Steinmetz) Elchert. Survivors include three sisters, Anna (Tim) ...

Chad M. Fritz

Chad M. Fritz, 55, of Clyde, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at his home. Chad was born June 15, 1964, in Bellevue, to Martin S. and Evelyn M. (Noggler) Fritz. He is survived by his brother, Mark Fritz of Huron; and sister, Jolene (Gerald) Miller of Republic. He was preceded in death by ...

Arthur L. Schalk

Arthur L. Schalk, 81, of New Riegel, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center, after a brief illness. Art was born at home in New Riegel Nov. 28, 1937, to Alphons G. and Catherine S. (Reinhart) Schalk. He married Shirley Leber Oct. 1, 1960, at St. Joseph ...

Jacqueline S. Kinn

Jacqueline S. Kinn, 77, of Tiffin, passed away at 11:55 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Jackie was born May 12, 1941, in Washington D.C., to Jack and Norma (McDuffie) Shartzer. She married Norman J. Kinn June 24, 1974, in Indianapolis, Indiana, and he ...

Theresa Marcella Reiter-Heilman

Theresa Marcella Reiter-Heilman, 83, of Fostoria, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at her home. She was born June 8, 1935, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Dr. John Nicholas and Lucia T. (Korczyk) Kiebel. Theresa was a 1953 graduate of St. Wendelin High School and member of ...

Charles Edward Prenzlin

Charles Edward Prenzlin, 74, of Tiffin, died peacefully at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, at his sister and brother-in-law Rhea and John Blust’s residence. He was born Dec. 27, 1944, in Fremont, to Wayne “Shorty” Sr. and Pauline (Myers) Prenzlin. Survivors include his children, ...

Deborah Ann Hammer

Deborah Ann Hammer, 48, of Fostoria, passed away at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, April 10, 2019, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was born July 13, 1970, in Fostoria. Her father, Robert G. Hammer passed away Feb. 20, 2019, and her mother, Janice M. (David) ...

Janis M. Wickham

Janis M. Wickham, 63, of Upper Sandusky, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at her residence. She was born April 2, 1956, to Herbert A. and Evelyn I. (Smalley) Walton. She married Glenn Wickham April 2, 2000, and he survives in Upper Sandusky. Also surviving is her daughter Rachel (Randy) ...

Carol Sue Elchert

Carol S. Elchert, 65, of Cridersville, and former Tiffin and Republic resident, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening April 10, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima. Carol was born May 18, 1953, in Tiffin, to Stephen and Martha (Steinmetz) Elchert. Survivors include three sisters, Anna ...

Margaret J. Bemis

Margaret J. Bemis, 73, of Fostoria, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Jodi Marie Oliger

Jodi Marie Oliger, 45, of Fostoria, passed away Monday evening, April 8, 2019, at her home. She was born Nov. 27, 1973, in Findlay, to Edwin Gene and Connie (Frech) Cooper. Survivors include her mother, Connie (George) Williams of Lakeland, Florida; daughters, Brittney Gault Pean of ...

Dorothy D. Ohl

Dorothy D. Bonham Ohl, 89, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at her residence in Tiffin. She was born Nov. 10, 1929, in Marlboro Township, to James H. and Grace (Main) Bonham. Survivors include her son, Scott Ohl of Bucyrus; two daughters, Becky Starner of Manassas, Virginia, ...

Joan E. Hill

Joan E. Hill, 84, of Fostoria, passed away Wednesday morning, April 10, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born Jan. 19, 1935, in Tiffin, to Sylverius and Celeste (Reinhart) Brickner. She married Harlow E. Hill and they later divorced. Survivors include her sons, Steven H. ...

Carol Sue Elchert

Carol S. Elchert, 65, of Cridersville, and a former Tiffin and Republic resident, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville.

Jacqueline S. Kinn

Jacqueline S. Kinn, 77, of Tiffin, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.