Obituaries

David L. Gabel

David L. Gabel, 52, of Tiffin, passed away at 10:05 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at his residence. He was born April 25, 1966, in Tiffin, to Thomas L. Gabel and Delores L. Maag. He married Lynn D. (Company) Aug. 19, 1989, in Tiffin, and she survives in Tiffin. Survivors include his ...

Rene (Nause) Zink

The afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, Rene (Nause) Zink, 54, departed this earth, surrounded by her family. She was born April 4, 1961, to Marilyn “Sue” and Dale Nause. Rene was so many things to so many people. It is impossible to convey all that she was in any amount of words, but ...

John L. Eddington

John L. Eddington, 62, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at his home. He was born March 15, 1956, in Findlay, to Frank and Barbara (Bentz) Eddington. He married Debra Cook Dec. 5, 1979, in Fostoria. Surviving is his wife, Debra Eddington of Fostoria; two daughters, April (Juan) Lira ...

Carl Raymond Klein

Carl Raymond Klein, 78, of Bellevue died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at Primrose Retirement Living, Mansfield. He was born Feb. 21, 1940, in Bellevue, to Edgar and Peggy (Kochendorfer) Klein. He married Mary Anne (O’Brien) April 7, 1972, in Dayton. He is survived by his wife; two sons, John ...

Gladys May Lyman

Gladys May Lyman, 90, of Tiffin, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center. She was born July 4, 1928, in South Hampton, England, to William Leon and Mabel Elizabeth LeMarechal. She married Everett William Lyman, and he is deceased. Survivors include ...

Robert J. Dingus

Robert J. Dingus, 55, of Tiffin, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at his residence. He was born March 29, 1963, in Tiffin, to Robert L. Hackworth and Mary (Sours) Tainer. Survivors include his father, Robert Hackworth of Carey; a son, Robert D. Dingus of Tiffin; a daughter, Thorntina Thomson ...

David L. Gabel

David L. Gabel, 52, of Tiffin, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Gladys M. Lyman

Gladys M. Lyman, 90, of Tiffin, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin.

Jack E. Thorp

Jack E. Thorp, 72, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at his home. He was born Oct. 4, 1945, in Gibsonburg, to the late Walter and Clara (Brocksmidt) Thorp. He married Mary Hemmerly, and they divorced. He then married Joyce Harris in 1982, and she died May 11, 2015. Surviving are ...

Richard ‘Dick’ Zutavern

Richard “Dick” Zutavern, 66, of Bloomville, passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at his house due to a fall. Dick was born July 2, 1952, in Tiffin, to the late Harold and Marcella “Sally” (Ackerman) Zutavern. Other survivors include his three children, Sheri (Aaron) Lantz of Attica, ...

Sally E. (Albert) Nycum

Sally E. (Albert) Nycum, 71, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at Heritage Village, Clyde. She was born Nov. 20, 1946, in Sandusky, to the late Richard L. and Elaine E. (Cordrey) Albert. She is survived by two sons, Charles C. “Chip” Nycum of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Robin A. ...

Howard Louis ‘Woody’ Plank

Howard Louis “Woody” Plank, 82, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 23, 2018, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin. He was born Jan. 20, 1936, in Dent County, Missouri, to Herman and Alma (Stafford) Plank. He married Glenna Plank in 1969, and they later divorced. Survivors ...

Beverly Ann Dennison

Beverly Ann Dennison, 79, of Fostoria, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at her home. She was born Aug. 5, 1939, in Fostoria, to John C. and Helen A. Fruth. She married Donald L. Dennison Nov. 26, 1959, at High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria. Mrs. Dennison is survived by her husband; a ...

Patricia A. Ludwig

Patricia A. Ludwig, 73, of Fremont, formerly of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at Parkview Care Center, Fremont. She was born Feb. 15, 1945, in Fostoria, to Gerald B. and Laura M. (Babb) Hummel. She married Robert E. Ludwig, and he died Sept. 2, 2007. Surviving is her mother, ...

Paul R. ‘Dick’ Walters

Paul R. “Dick” Walters, 91, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday morning, Aug. 22, 2018, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. He was born Dec. 18, 1926, in Bascom, to Orville E. and Mary Evelyn (Shumaker) Walters. He married Irene Elchert May 10, 1947, in St. Boniface Rectory, and she preceded ...

Roy E. Baker

Roy E. Baker, 66, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at his home. He was born July 31, 1952, in Bellevue, to Walter and Elsie (Hubbard) Baker. He married Debra Walters and they divorced. He then married Leona Zunk April 3, 1981, in Fostoria, and she died Aug. 23, 2016 Surviving are ...

Patricia A. Ludwig

Patricia A. Ludwig, 73, of Fremont and formerly Fostoria, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at Parkview Care Center, Fremont. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Howard Louis ‘Woody’ Plank

Howard Louis “Woody” Plank, 82, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.

Vernon Roger Campbell

Vernon Roger Campbell, 76, of Clyde, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at The Bellevue Hospital. He was born Jan. 21, 1942, in Rose Hill, Virginia, to Dexter L. and Novella (Northcutt) Campbell. He married Bonnie DeVanna Dec 20, 1961. Survivors include his wife; three children, Marla (John) ...

Esma Elizabeth Cronin

After a long and full life, Esma Elizabeth Cronin, 101, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, at Silver Maples of Chelsea Retirement Community. Her daughter, Mary, and son-in-law, John, were by her side. Esma was born Dec. 16, 1916, in Pine Village, Indiana, to Dr. Duffield Dufferin ...