Obituaries

John Edward Gressman Jr.

John Edward Gressman Jr. 90, formerly of Clyde, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at Bellevue Care Center. John was born in Riley Township, Clyde, June 2, 1927, to John Sr. and Clara (Meyer) Gressman. He married Maxine Fox Nov. 1, 1948, and she preceded him in death Aug. 22, 1979. He enlisted ...

James Souder

James Souder, 85, of Columbus and formerly of Tiffin, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at his home. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory. The funeral will begin at noon Tuesday, Oct 3, at Sts. Patrick and Andrew Church, Bascom, ...

Hubert A Bernet Jr.

Hubert A Bernet Jr., formerly of Tiffin, passed away quietly Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in San Diego, California. He was born and raised in Cincinnati. In addition to their sons, survivors include their sons’ wives and their grandchildren. He served in the U.S. Navy and participated in ...

Terry Ray Brandeberry

Word has been received Terry Ray Brandeberry, 70, of Fostoria, has died. Arrangements are pending at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Joseph ‘Joe’ Odell Hackler

Joseph “Joe” Odell Hackler, 93, of Clyde, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at his residence. He was born Aug. 11, 1924, in Wytheville, Virginia, to Joseph “JW” and Anna (Felty) Hackler. Survivors include his sister, Cora Smith of Clyde and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded ...

Joan Shreve

Joan Shreve, 88, of Norwalk, died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Massillon. Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue. Private burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

Catherine Jane Tewalt

Catherine Jane Tewalt, 97, of Orlando, Florida, and formerly Tiffin, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Port Orange, Florida. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Helen Whitacre

Helen Whitacre, 98, of Tiffin, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Marilyn J. Walliser

Marilyn J. Walliser, 86, of Tiffin, and formerly of Kiwanis Manor, passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 27, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born March 10, 1931, in Bucyrus, to William and Alma (Ball) Maudsley. Feb. 9, 1957, she married Clarence Walliser. Survivors include ...

Frank Rosenfelt Jr.

Frank Rosenfelt Jr., 87, of Tiffin, died Sept. 25, 2017, at St. Francis Nursing Home. Survivors include one sister, Shirley (Rosenfelt) Barsness; a brother-in-law Terry Smith; one nephew and two nieces; five grand-nieces; and a grand-nephew. Preceding Mr. Rosenfelt in death were his ...

Peyton Hope Barron

With the deepest sorrow that comes from the greatest love, TJ (Thomas) and Kait Barron share that their 5-year-old daughter, Peyton Hope Barron, earned her angel wings Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Detroit, Michigan, in the tender, caregiving arms of her Mom with Daddy and sister ...

Joseph M. Catania Jr.

Joseph M. Catania Jr., 60, of New London, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. He was born Nov. 27, 1956, in Bellevue, to Joseph M. and Mary M. (Wolfely) Catania Jr. of Northport, Virginia. He married Teresa Hopkins Dec. 4, 1987, in Bellevue. He is survived ...

James Leroy Dieter

James Leroy Dieter, 84, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. He was born Feb. 25, 1933, in Wood County, to the late Lulu Grace (Heiserman) and Clayton Ray Dieter. He married Joyce Adelaide Brown Dec. 4, 1950, in Decatur, Indiana, and she preceded him in death July 16, 1990. He is ...

Earl L. ‘Perk’ Perkey

Earl L. “Perk” Perkey, 79, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. He was born July 1, 1938, in Defiance, to the late Charles G. and Alice M. (Marchal) Perkey. He married Anna M. “Annie” Jennings June 14, 1958, at St. James Lutheran Church, Bradner, ...

Marilyn J. Walliser

Marilyn J. Walliser, 86, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.

Mary Catherine Dosh

Mary Catherine Dosh, 91, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at St. Francis Home. She was born April 29, 1926, in Tiffin, to Charles and Catherine (Schleter) Werling. Jan. 2, 1946, she married the love of her life, George H. Dosh Sr. and he preceded her in death Sept. 19, ...

Blaine David Dunlap

Blaine David Dunlap, 21, of Nevada, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. He was born May 23, 1996, in Marion, and was raised in the Nevada area. He will be missed by many loving family members and friends, including his mom, Beth A. (Tschanen) Christman; dad, Brian D. Dunlap; sister, Erin (Zac) ...

Paul G. ‘Clutch’ ‘Mike’ Miletti

Paul G. “Clutch” “Mike” Miletti, 90, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday afternoon, Sept. 24, 2017, at St. Francis Home. He was born Jan. 2, 1927, in Tiffin, to Michael and Alphonsine (Honore) Miletti. June 18, 1949, he married Sylvia Georgienne Linnert. Survivors include his wife, ...

Kevin R. Shellhouse

Kevin R. Shellhouse, 53, of Bettsville, passed away at 2:37 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. Kevin was born Aug. 5, 1964, in Tiffin, to the late Kenneth R. and Judy (Wonder) Shellhouse. He married Dawn (Foreman) in Burgoon Nov. 20, 2004, and she survives in ...

Lenard Steyer

Lenard Steyer, 68, of McCutchenville, passed away Sunday morning, Sept. 24, 2017, at his home. He was born Dec. 4, 1948, in Tiffin, to Richard J. and Georgia May (McGlaughlin) Steyer. June 14, 1969, he married Patricia Huffman. Survivors include his wife, Patricia of McCutchenville; son, ...