Obituaries

Anne Louise (Fadeley) Ervin

Anne Louise (Fadeley) Ervin, 91, died peacefully the morning of Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at her home in Bridgeport, West Virginia, following an extended period of declining health. She had been under the attentive care of her older daughter, Anne Elizabeth (Beth), who shared the home, which ...

James L. Rust

James L. Rust, 70, of Clyde, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Stein Hospice, Sandusky. He was born March 24, 1948, in Oak Harbor, to Lester and Wilma (Samson) Rust. He married Donna S. Maynard Dec. 9, 1972, and she survives. He was a U. S. Army veteran serving in the Vietnam War. He is ...

Roberta L. Ferguson

Roberta L. Ferguson, 72, of Upper Sandusky, passed away at 1:01 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, in HPH Hospice Care Center, Brooksville, Florida. She was born Aug. 19, 1946, in Tiffin, to Robert Oakleaf and Betty (Smith) Gill. She married Allen E. Ferguson Sept. 2, 1964, in Tiffin, and he ...

Charles ‘Bud’ Karr

Charles L. Karr, 94, of Willard and a former Attica resident, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at The Willows at Willard. He was born Sept. 15, 1924, in Attica, to Lonzo and Ruth (Felty) Karr. He married June L. Teach Jan. 26, 1946, in Attica, and she preceded him in death June 29, ...

Ronald ‘Ron’ ‘Ronnie’ D. Korpi

Ronald “Ron” “Ronnie” D. Korpi, 72, of Findlay, passed away at 6:35 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born April 6, 1946, in Ironwood, Michigan, to Carl Neal and Ruth Lorraine (Schultz) Korpi. Surviving is a daughter, Toni (Aaron) Heidepriem ...

Arthur L. ‘Art’ Rodriguez

Arthur L. “Art” Rodriguez, 54, of Tiffin, was called home Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. He was born Jan. 21, 1964, in Fremont, to Arturo and Patricia Rodriguez. Art leaves behind two brothers, Rick Rodriguez of Tiffin and Billy Bryant of Mansfield; two sisters, Marga Rodriguez and Faith ...

Bernard Joseph Schmitz

Bernard Joseph Schmitz, 87, of Tiffin, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. He was born Oct. 25, 1931, in Seneca County, to Edward and Cecelia (Depinet) Schmitz, and grew up on his grandparents’ farm in Old Fort. He married Lillian de Jonge ...

Linnie Elizabeth Wallace

Linnie Elizabeth Wallace, 73, of West Millgrove, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, at Wood County Hospital, Bowling Green. She was born Jan. 29, 1945, in Swanton, to Franklin B. and Fay L. (Coutcher) Walter. She married Daniel H. Wallace, and he died in 2010. She is survived by three sons, ...

James Jeffrey Campbell

James Jeffrey Campbell, 64, of Tiffin and formerly of Carey, died at 9:42 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at Tiffin Developmental Center in Tiffin, where he resided the past 35 years. He was born March 30, 1954, in Findlay, to James G. and Hilda M. (Collins) Campbell. James is survived by two ...

Shirley J. Galaba

Shirley J. Galaba, 86, of Tiffin, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at St. Francis Nursing Home, Tiffin. She was born Sept. 12, 1932, in Cleveland, to William and Ruth (Butler) Salter. She married Alexander “Dan” Galaba Dec. 17, 1955, in Cleveland. Survivors include her husband; a ...

Mark B. Bender

Mark B. Bender, 58, of Burgoon, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, at his home. He was born Oct. 14, 1960, in Fremont, to Kermit and Wilma (Oestriech) Bender. Mark married Lynn Turpin July 4, 2008, in Burgoon, and she survives in Burgoon. Mr. Bender also is survived by five children, Eric ...

Patricia M. Finsel

Patricia M. Finsel, 70, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, at Independence House, Fostoria. She was born March 20, 1948, in Auburn, Washington, to Kenneth and Stella (Meck) Woerner. She married Larry “Butch” Finsel June 5, 1970, in Monroe, Michigan, and he died Jan. 20, ...

Roberta L. Ferguson

Roberta L. Ferguson, 72, of Upper Sandusky, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, in HPH Hospice Care Center, Brooksville, Florida. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Charles L. Karr

Charles L. Karr, 94, of Attica, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at The Willows at Willard. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR. 19, Bloomville.

Lulu Mae Sauber

Lulu Mae Sauber, 89, of Fostoria, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at Independence House, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Linnie E. Wallace

Linnie E. Wallace, 73, of West Milgrove, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Wood County Hospital, Bowling Green. Funeral arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Peggy I. Biller

Peggy I. Biller, 92, of Attica, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. She was born Oct. 13, 1926, to Samuel and Thelma (Bowsher) Briggs. Peggy is survived by her daughter, Judy (Dale) Fry of Attica; son, David (Linda) Biller of Lima; seven grandchildren, Jamie ...

Bonnite Odessa ‘Bonnie’ Mizen

Bonnite Odessa “Bonnie” Mizen, 90, of Tiffin, died at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center. She was born June 9, 1928, in Republic, to Addie and Nina (Snay) Wenner. She married John J. Mizen and he died in 1980. Survivors include a son, James ...

John D. Raufer

John D. Raufer, 53, of Toledo, passed away peacefully, after a long battle with multiple sclerosis, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. He was born Dec. 26, 1964, in Toledo, to Charles and Theora Raufer. He married Jill Greek June 15, 2000. John is survived by his wife, Jill; ...

Alice Naomi Latham

Alice Naomi Latham, 85, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo. She was born May 24, 1933, in Blackfork, to Everett and Naomi (Harris) Keels. She married Earl M. Latham in 1953, and he preceded her in death in 1992. Alice is survived by her six ...