Obituaries

Carl ‘Taylor’ Carter

Carl “Taylor” Carter, 62, of rural Sycamore, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore.

Robert A. Shellhammer Sr.

Robert A. Shellhammer Sr., 59, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at his residence. He was born March 6, 1959, in Tiffin, to Marion and Margaret (Baxter) Shellhammer. He married Rhonda (Laugherty) Feb. 7, 1987, at Shiloh United Methodist Church, and she survives in ...

Carl ‘Norbert’ Young

Carl “Norbert” Young, 93, of Tiro, and formerly living at the Willows in Willard, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Mercy Health - Willard Hospital, Willard. He was born May 10, 1925, in Tiro, to Joseph and Gertrude (Wechter) Young. He is the loving father, grandfather and ...

Crystal ‘Ilona’ Churchill

Crystal “Ilona” Churchill, 79, of Green Springs, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at the Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. She was born Sept. 11, 1939, in Bellevue, to Otto Kenneth and Edith “Fern” (Zehring) Hensinger. She married Thomas E. Churchill Feb. 21, 1976, in ...

Winifred ‘Winnie’ V. Hartsel

Winifred “Winnie” V. Hartsel, 95, of Tiffin, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Visitation will start at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin. Her funeral Mass will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at the church. Arrangements are pending with ...

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. ...