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Obituaries

Dorothy I. Wilburn

Dorothy I. Wilburn, 94, of Tiffin, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Raymond Leone Baker

Raymond Leone Baker, 92, of Green Springs, passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky. He was born Sept. 4, 1927, in Green Springs, to Franklin and Aleta (Insley) Baker. He married Virginia Haynes June 30, 1956, and she preceded him in death May 20, 2014. Ray is ...

Meredith Rae ‘Bob’ Lucius

Meredith Rae “Bob” Lucius, 37, of Fostoria, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Fostoria. She was born July 5, 1982, in Fostoria, to Michael and Nancy (Miller) Lucius and they survive, along with her two brothers, Todd M. (Sarah) Lucius and Ryan (Jessica) Lucius; her sister, ...

Patricia ‘Pat’ A.Warner Sting

Patricia “Pat” A. Warner Sting, 89, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at Orchard Grove, Bellevue. She was born Jan. 28, 1930, in Fremont, to Harry W. Warner and Cecilia C. Stepniak Warner Murphy. She married Ronald Carlisle Sting Sr. Sept. 5, 1959. Ron preceded her in death in ...

George E. Fruth

George E. Fruth, 90, of Republic, passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. He was born Nov. 25, 1928, in Bascom, to George A. and Helen (Seipp) Fruth. He married Madelyn L. (Ohler) March 14, 1948, at Republic United Methodist Church, and she preceded him in death April ...

William J. ‘Mooch’ Michelli

William J. “Mooch” Michelli, 88, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. He was born April 20, 1931, in New Philadelphia, to William P. and Helen (Martovich) Michelli. He married Helen Steinmetz June 21, 1952. Survivors include his wife, Helen ...

Belinda Bargaheiser Cavazos

Belinda Bargaheiser Cavazos, 56, of Marion, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Marion General Hospital. She was born Jan. 3, 1963, in Tiffin, to Lawrence G. and Loretta (Reiter) Bargaheiser. She is survived by her mother; daughter, Nicole Moberly; two grandchildren; brothers, Keith (Shelia) ...

Bernard A. ‘Bernie’ Menningen

Bernard A. “Bernie” Menningen, 83, of Findlay, and formerly of Carey, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at Taylor Place, Findlay. He was born Dec. 6, 1935, in Upper Sandusky, to Vincent “Bud” and Helen (Ruehle) Menningen. He married Stella Viock May 14, 1960, at Holy Angels Catholic ...

Elizabeth M. Glick

Elizabeth M. Glick, 70, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Meredith Rae ‘Bob’ Lucius

Meredith Rae “Bob” Lucius, 37, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Gerald L. Banks

Gerald L. Banks, 69, of Fostoria, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at his home. He was born Sept. 22, 1950, in Fostoria, to Leroy and Frances (Thiry) Banks. He married Debra Miller Jan. 29, 1971, in Bowling Green, and they later divorced. Surviving are daughter, Catrena (Jeff Sloan) Davis of ...

Thomas McConnell

Thomas McConnell, 67, of Sandusky, died Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at Firelands Regional Medical Center. He was born March 11, 1952, in Bellevue, to Archie and Pauline (Shellhammer) McConnell. He is survived by his lifetime companion of 13 years, Amy Palm of Sandusky; four children, Kara ...

Cierra R. Wilt

Cierra R. Wilt, 30, of Fostoria, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at University of Michigan Hospital. She was born Feb. 27, 1989, in Fostoria, to Vaughan Phillips and Anita King. She married Joshua Wilt Aug. 20, 2016, in Fostoria. Survivors include her father, Vaughan (Summer Butler) ...

George E. Fruth

George E. Fruth, 90, of Republic, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, Bloomville.

Diana L. Barrett

Diana L. Barrett, 66, of Tiffin, died at 11:23 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Cleveland Clinic surrounded by her loving family. She was born Feb. 13, 1953, in Tiffin, to Gaylord and Velma (Perrine) Firestone. She married Donald W. Barrett June 29, 2012, and he survives in Tiffin. Other ...

James K. Barnes

James K. Barnes, 66, of Clyde, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at his home following an illness of several years. He was born Feb. 3, 1953, in Fremont, to Richard and Mary (Mann) Barnes. His is survived by a son, James A. (Melisa) Barnes of Fremont; his fiance, companion and caregiver Nancy ...

Larry Lew Blossom

Larry Lew Blossom, 80, of Fremont, and formerly of Lafayette and Indianapolis, Indiana, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Bethesda Care Center, Fremont. He was born Aug. 22, 1939, in Hamilton, to Harold J. and Catharine M. (Heavenridge) Blossom. He is survived by his two daughters, Christie ...

Sally G. Esquivel

Sally G. Esquivel, 67, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at her home. She was born Dec. 5, 1951, in Fremont, to Ramon and Elodia (Avalos) Garza. Surviving is her husband of 50 years, Isabel R. Esquivel; daughter, Sylvia (Mike) Esquivel of Bowling Green; son, Edwardo (Amada Monica) ...

M. Charleen Roth

M. Charleen Roth, 89, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born June 3, 1930, in Fostoria, to Charles M. and Esther A. (Reinhart) Williams Sr. She married Donald J. Roth June 13, 1950, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church and he preceded her ...

Roger L. Russell

Roger L. Russell, 80, of Bellevue, died unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at the emergency room at Bellevue Hospital. He was born Aug. 11, 1939, in Fostoria, to Ethern P. and June Carol (Swartz) Russell. He married Janet Moyer Aug. 26, 1961. He is survived by his wife; their four ...