Obituaries

Sandra Love

Sandra Love, 72, of Bellevue, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at The Bellevue Hospital. She was born Oct. 3, 1946, in Warrensville Heights, to Michael and Jean (Ardush) Gall. She married James Love Nov. 7, 1966, in Cleveland. She is survived by her husband; four children, Wende Love of Bellevue, ...

Joan P. Whitmore-Cox

Joan P. Whitmore-Cox, 87, of Vickery, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at The Willows of Bellevue. She was born Oct. 20,1931, in Vickery, to Walter and Dessie (Jenkins) Whitmore. She is survived by her two children, Charles (Callie) Minier Jr. of Vickery and Mary (Mark) Crumrine of Norwalk; ...

David I. Riggle

David I. Riggle, 61, of Tiffin, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Mercy Health — St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Rita M. Bentz

Rita M. Bentz, 89, of Tiffin, passed away peacefully with her children at her side Jan. 4, 2019. She was born Sept. 24, 1929, in Bloomville, to John and Rose (Danamiller) Ball. She married Paul Bentz, Nov. 27, 1952, at St. Steven’s Catholic Church, Bloomville. Survivors include: a son, ...

Lloyd W. Putnam

Lloyd W. Putnam, 90, of Tiffin, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at Elmwood at the Shawhan. Arrangements are pending at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory.

Crystal “Ilona” Churchill

Crystal “Ilona” Churchill, 79, of Green Springs, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at the Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center in Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin.Crystal “Ilona” Churchill, 79, of Green Springs, died Saturday, ...

Waddell Moore

Waddell Moore, 68, of Tiffin, died at 4:53 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. He was born Jan. 9, 1950, in Bennettsville, South Carolina, to Ike and Rosabelle Moore. He married Sandy Lease Jan. 22, 1997, in Tiffin, and she survives. Also surviving are a son, ...

Robin M. Wagner

Word has been received Robin M. Wagner, 65, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Millbrae, California, after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born in Fostoria to Junior and Darlene Wagner, and they preceded him in death. He is survived by his daughter, Sarah of San ...

Wendy Jo Whiteker

Wendy Jo Whiteker, 46, of Fostoria, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at Bay Park Hospital, Oregon. She was born Nov. 30, 1972, in Tiffin, to William D. and Gail L. (Betts) Sherwood. She married Steven Whiteker April 13, 2002, at High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria, and he ...

Edward J. Felter

Edward J. Felter, 91, formerly of Clyde, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at the home of his daughter-in-law, Bobbi. He was born Sept. 5, 1927, in Norwalk, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Felter. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, W. Scott “Fluff” Felter; twin infant sons; and his ...

Lulu Mae Sauber

Lulu Mae Sauber, 89, of Fostoria, died Thursday, Dec.27, 2018, at Independence House, Fostoria. She was born May 1, 1929, in Marion, to Albert and Cyrissa (Nye) Lanning. She married Kenneth L. Sauber Sr. May 6, 1954. Surviving are six children, David (Linda) Chevalier of Tiffin, Terry ...

Kenneth R. Berry

Kenneth R. Berry, 70, of Toledo, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Kathleen A. Bierce

Kathleen A. Bierce, 70, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at St. Catherine’s Manor, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Robert A. Shellhammer Sr.

Robert A. Shellhammer Sr., 59, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Anna Large Bodeman

Anna Large Bodeman, 95, of Clyde, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at The Gardens of Clyde. She was born June 16, 1923, in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Milton L. and Cornelia (Minton) Cole. She married Charles Large, Dec. 2,1944, and he died April 7, 1968. She then married Herbert Bodeman Dec. ...

Stanley Brandeberry

Stanley Brandeberry, 68, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. He was born March 18,1950, in Fostoria, to James and Pauline (Chilcote) Brandeberry. He married Judy Flake July 28, 1973. Surviving is his wife; three sons, Keith Brandeberry of ...

Theodore Cramer Sr.

Theodore Cramer Sr., 72, of Fostoria, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. He was born Dec. 27, 1946, in Fostoria, to Dustin and Edith Cramer. He married Donna Snyder and she is deceased. Surviving are his two sons, Theodore (fiancee, Yvonne DeLa ...

Patricia C. Knox

Patricia C. Knox, 88, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born April 24, 1930, in Fostoria, to George Henry and Edith Mildred (Scott) Lunsford. She married Kenneth Knox June 30, 1951, in Fostoria. She is survived by four children, Kenneth Alan ...

Marie L. Smith

Marie L. Smith, 93, of Bellevue, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at The Willows. She was born Feb. 3, 1925, in Cleveland, to Paul and Martha (Shara) Kruger. She married Edward H. Smith Aug. of 1949, and he died Aug. of 1993. Survivors include her daughter, Darlene Ramon of Sandusky; two sons, ...

Salvatore ‘Sam’ Paradiso

Salvatore “Sam” Paradiso, 80, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. 1, 2019, at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1938, in Tiffin, to Salvatore and Maria (Cercelli) Paradiso. He married Rachel Bowyer May 18, 1968, in St. Mary Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife of 50 ...