Obituaries

Gaye L. Berrier

Gaye L. Berrier, 80, of Tiffin, died Friday, March 2, 2018, at Independence House, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.

Rose M. Tiell

Rose M. Tiell, 88, of Tiffin, died Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Pat Ann Ambrose

Pat Ann Ambrose, 64, of Tiffin, passed away at 6:21 a.m. Thursday, March 1, 2018, at her residence. Pat was born May 2, 1953, in Trinidad, British West Indies, to Franklyn “Spud” and Sara (Paradiso) Ambrose. Survivors include her three brothers, Frank (Janet) Ambrose of Oviedo, Florida, ...

Dennis John Dawson

Rev. Dennis John Dawson, 87, of Ligonier, Pennsylvania, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. He was born Nov. 3, 1930, in Nebo, West Virginia, a son of Clyde and Lida Tanner Dawson. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lorene Burbridge Dawson; three children, Debbie (Dave) Conway of ...

Edith L. Hawk

Edith L. Hawk, 92, of Tiffin, and former Republic resident, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 1, 2018, at Elmwood Assisted Living, Tiffin. She was born April 15, 1925, in Republic, to Benjamin and Della (Smith) Hartzel. Edith married Ned Hawk Sept. 21, 1946, in Bloomville, and he preceded ...

Julia Hammer

Julia Hammer, 51, of Fostoria, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, at her home. She was born April 15, 1966, in St. Louis, Missouri, to Dave and Wanda (Ray) Burns. Survivors include her fiance, John “Chip” Dull II of Fostoria; two sons, Brett Shatzer of Toledo and Kurt Bentz of Wisconsin; a ...

Mary J. TyRee

Mary J. TyRee, 93, of Tiffin, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Pat A. Ambrose

Pat A. Ambrose, 64, of Tiffin, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Edith Hawk

Edith Hawk, 92, of Tiffin and formerly of Republic, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Elmwood Assisted Living in Tiffin. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville.

James Kenneth Coppus

James Kenneth Coppus, 83, of Tiffin, passed away Feb. 26, 2018, at St. Francis Home. He was born Dec. 2, 1934, in Fostoria, to Harold A. and Gertrude V. (Jordan) Coppus Sr. He married Dolores Reindl Oct. 11, 1952. Survivors include his wife, Dolores of Tiffin; two brothers, Harold A. Coppus ...

Geneva Louise (Holmer) Gress

Geneva Louise (Holmer) Gress, 88, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Jacksonville, Florida, while receiving medical care at the Mayo Clinic. Jennie was born June 22, 1929, in Republic, to Aloysius and Lenora (Dentinger) Holmer. She met her husband Michael E. Gress in Tiffin, married, and moved ...

Ramon ‘Red’ Huffman

Ramon “Red” Huffman, 82, of Tiffin, passed away Monday evening, Feb. 26, 2018, at his home. He was born Oct. 21, 1935, in Tiffin, to Roscoe and Lillian (Heminger) Huffman. He married Suzanne Grover Sept. 17, 1955, in Richmond, Indiana. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Suzanne of ...

Carol E. ‘Susie’ Kirgis

Carol “Susie’ Kirgis, 81, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 27, 2018, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Carol was born July 24, 1936, in Tiffin, to George and Helen (Seipp) Fruth. She married Thomas Zellner, and they later divorced. She married Allen Kirgis Oct. 20, 1967, in ...

Shirley Hill

Shirley Hill, 84, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at Willows of Bellevue. She was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Attica, Indiana, to Andrew and Edith (Leslie) Trapp. She married Carroll “Cap” Hill June 19, 1954, at Immaculate Conception Church. Survivors include her two children, ...

Shelly Long

Shelly Long, 49, of Fostoria, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born Nov. 17, 1968, in Findlay, to the late Clayton Pitts and Diana (Harden) Aldrich. Shelly is survived by her husband, Claude Long; her three children, Samantha (Berry) Miller, ...

Marilyn Pauline Wott

Marilyn Pauline Wott, 82, of Clyde, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at The University of Toledo Hospital. Mrs. Wott was born Oct. 17, 1935, in Milan, to Robert J. and Pauline H. (Eberhard) Andrews. She married Paul F. Wott Jan. 12, 1957. Surviving are her husband; five children, Dennis ...

Donna Mae Kocher Uhlenhake

Donna Mae Kocher Uhlenhake, 88, of Seneca County, passed away at dawn Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at home. Donna was born July of 1929, on Apple Street in Tiffin, to Clarence “Dusie” and Ada (Heydinger) Kocher. She married David J. Uhlenhake July 1952 at Sacred Heart Church, ...

Carl E. Yager

Dr. Carl E. Yager, 99, of Tiffin, passed away at 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at Seneca House, Tiffin. Carl was born Dec. 16, 1918, in West Unity, to the late Marcus and Amanda (Soldner) Yager. He married P. Elaine (Smith) Nov. 27, 1936, and she preceded him in death May 9, 2016. Survivors ...

Ramon W. ‘Red’ Huffman

Ramon W. “Red” Huffman, 82, of Tiffin, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at his home. Friends may visit with family 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in the Dietz Room, at First Lutheran Church. His funeral will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Clayton Bailey ...

Betty Ann Wheeler

Betty Ann Wheeler, 84, of Tiffin, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Center, Findlay. Mrs. Wheeler was born April 24, 1933, in Tiffin, to John and Marval (Sanders) Daughenbaugh. She married Gerald Wheeler II Nov. 25, 1974, in Tiffin, and he preceded her in death. Survivors ...