Obituaries

Florian ‘Pete’ N. Tiell

Florian “Pete” N. Tiell, 87, of New Riegel, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Hufford Family Funeral Home, Findlay.

Carol Ann Kimmet

Carol Ann Kimmet, 82, of Tiffin, died at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. She was born Dec. 9, 1936, in New Washington to Frank and Gertrude (Wurm) Niedermier. She married Eugene Kimmet Oct. 10, 1959, in St. Bernard Catholic Church, New Washington. He ...

Arthur R. Reinhart

Arthur R. Reinhart, 87, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019, at his home. He was born Oct. 20, 1931, in Seneca County to Sylvester and Lavina (Werling) Reinhart. Aug. 16, 1958, in St. Boniface Catholic Church, he married Estella A. Hohman, and she preceded him in death Oct. 24, ...

Spencer Richard ‘Sonny’ Fairley

Spencer Richard “Sonny” Fairley, 67, of Toledo, died Friday, May 3, 2019, at Ebeid Hospice, Sylvania. He was born Dec. 19, 1951, in Fostoria, to Charles and Delia (Fant) Fairley. He married Pamela Bivona. They later divorced, and she survives him in Reynoldsburg. He also is survived by ...

Father Ronald J. LeJeune

Father Ronald J. LeJeune, 74, of Reynoldsburg, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, at his home. He was born Jan. 1, 1945, in Fremont, to Robert J. and Beatrice (Happe) LeJeune. He is survived by his siblings, Linda (Tim) Payette of Columbus, and Richard (Deborah) LeJeune and Rex (Barbara) LeJeune, ...

Charles K. ‘Charley’ ‘Chuck’ Ruffing

Charles K. “Charley” “Chuck” Ruffing, 46, of Clyde, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. He was born May 3, 1973, in Marion, to Michael J. Ruffing and DeeAnn (Eisenhart) Ruffing-Kent. He married Shari Ruffing (Horstman) Oct. 12, 2002. He is survived by ...

Gary R. Young

Gary R. Young, 54, of Wharton and formerly of Fostoria, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1964, in Ashland to Clarence Lavonne and Beverly Thelma (Osborn) Young. He married Laura Thornsberry Sept. 4, 1986, in Fostoria, and she survives in Wharton. Also surviving ...

Karen Ann Hill

Karen Ann Hill, 64, formerly of Tiffin and recently of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passed away peacefully the evening of Monday, April 15, 2019, at Vitas Hospice at Fort Lauderdale Health and Rehab Center, with her two sons by her side. She was born Feb. 3, 1955, to James and Rose (Bour) ...

Robert Edward ‘Bob’ Homan

Local country-and-western singer Robert Edward “Bob” Homan died Friday, May 3, 2019, at his residence. He was 89. He was born March 22, 1930, in Tiffin, to Charles Edward and Hazel Belle (Michaels) Homan. He is survived by a brother, James Homan of Tiffin, and many nieces and nephews. He ...

Larry P. Foley

Larry P. Foley, 77, of Marion and formerly of Green Springs, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Marion General Hospital, Marion. There will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 9, at Green Springs Cemetery. Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin is assisting the ...

Richard M. Fouke

Richard M. Fouke, 83, of Clyde, died at his home Sunday, May 5, 2019. Richard was born April 18, 1936, in Sandusky County. He married Lois Hemmer Sept. 3, 1955. Survivors include his wife; four children, Rise’ Fouke, Richard L. Fouke, Susan Fouke and Melvin (Tina) Fouke, all of Clyde; ...

Kenneth P. Fox II

Kenneth P. Fox II, 82, of Bellevue, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at First Community Village, Columbus. He was born June 14, 1946, in Bellevue, to Kenneth P. Fox I and Audrey (Fowler) Fox. He married Diane (Mobley) Fox March 30, 1963, in Parma. She died in 2018. Survivors include his son, ...

Linda Jennings

Linda Jennings, 79, of Bellevue, died Friday, May 3, 2019, at The Bellevue Care Center. She was born July 18, 1939, in Middletown, to “Don” and Helen (Barr) Bollenbacher. Linda married Ned Jennings in 1998; he died in 2014. She is survived by her son, Eric Borim of New Jersey, and four ...

Gary R. Young

Gary R. Young, 54, of Wharton and formerly Fostoria, died Saturday, May 4, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Brenda Ann Weimerskirch

Brenda Ann Weimerskirch, 80, of Tiffin, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Elmwood at the Shawhan. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday, May 13, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory. Her funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Other arrangements are pending.

Margaret J. Hoyda

Margaret J. Hoyda, 95, of Tiffin, died Monday, May 6, 2019, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Arthur R. Reinhart

Arthur R. Reinhart, 87, of Tiffin, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Richard M. Fouke

Richard M. Fouke, 84, of Clyde, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, at his home. He was born April 18, 1936, in Sandusky County. He married Lois Hemmer Sept. 3, 1955, and she survives. He also is survived by four children, Rise’ Fouke, Richard Fouke, Susan Fouke and Melvin (Tina) Fouke, all of ...

Laura M. (Babb) Hummel-Rowe

Laura M. (Babb) Hummel-Rowe, 95, of Fostoria, died Friday, May 3, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born Nov. 29, 1923, in Fostoria, to the late Dexter and Genevieve (Kinn) Babb. She married Gerald B. Hummel Dec. 7, 1943, and he died Sept. 19, 1986. She then married Richard E. ...

Mary Ann Folk Forstner

Mary Ann Folk Forstner, 86, formerly of Tiffin and currently of Holland, died at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at her daughter’s residence. She was born July 2, 1932, in Seneca County, to Dorsey and Regina (Miller) Matthews. She married Harold D. Keckler Jr. and they divorced. She then ...