Obituaries

Ann Louise Callaghan

Ann Louise Callaghan, 69, of Greensboro, North Carolina, passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at home surrounded by loved ones after a year long battle with brain cancer. She was born Jan. 30, 1949, in Tiffin, to Robert L. And Mary ‘Lois’ Callaghan. She is survived by her two ...

Marjorie Tedhams

Marjorie Tedhams, 94, of Bellevue, died Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Orchard Grove Assisted Living. She was born March 23, 1925, in Alma, Michigan, to Howard H. and Irene (Dallas) Hoyt. She married Donald Tedhams Feb. 14, 1947, in Alma, Michigan. He preceded her in death. She is survived by ...

Margaret M. Schleter

Margaret M. Schleter, 95, of Tiffin, passed away Friday evening June 21, 2019, at St Francis Home, Tiffin. She was born Aug. 15, 1923, in Tiffin, to Louis and Irma (Roos) Gaietto. She married Arthur B. Schleter Oct. 12, 1946, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Survivors include her two sons, ...

Elsie L. Klepper

Elsie L. Klepper, 93, of Tiffin, passed away peacefully Friday, June 21, 2019, at home surrounded by her family. She was born July 18, 1925, in Findlay, to Edson Clare and Nettie Vilette (Peters) Hartman. On April 19, 1952, she married Robert A. Klepper. Elsie was a beloved mother to her ...

Dorothy ‘Carol’ Bain

Dorothy “Carol” Bain, 83, of Tiffin, died at 6:16 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. She was born June 21, 1935, in Tiffin, to Reuben and Gail Marie (Kear) Elchert. She married Robert Bain Feb. 8, 1955, in California. He died July 28, 1987. Survivors ...

Kathleen Miller

Kathleen Miller, 76, of Bellevue, died Friday, June 21, 2019, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. She was born Jan. 20, 1943, in Akron, the daughter of the late Darius and Wavalene (Yost) Arnold. She married Ernest Miller Feb. 8, 1962, in Minora, West Virginia and he survives. She is ...

Margaret Patricia Hillmer

Margaret Patricia Hillmer, 83, of Tiffin, died Sunday, June 23, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Charles M. Mirtes

Charles M. Mirtes, 92, of Bellevue, died Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. He was born March 8, 1927, in Havana, the son of the late Joseph T. and Mary O. (Fries) Mirtes. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He married Lucille M. (Wurm) Mirtes Oct. ...

Dorothy ‘Carol’ Bain

Dorothy “Carol” Bain, 83, of Tiffin, died Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. Arrangements are pending at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin.

Ann T. Griffin

Ann T. Griffin, 86, of New Riegel, passed Wednesday afternoon, June 19, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Findlay Care Center. She was born March 27, 1933, in Pandora, to Leo and Estella (Haselman) Kuhlman. She married Paul R. Griffin July 18, 1959 in Fostoria. Survivors include her brother, Donald ...

Willa D. Melick

Willa D. Melick, 91, of Tiffin, died Friday, May 24, 2019, at her residence. She was born June 12, 1927, in Walsenburg, Colorado, to Floyd R. and Eva E. (Hunker) Atha. She married Cletus Melick in 1961, and they later divorced. Survivors include her children, Sharon Gosche, Maria (Stephen) ...

Philip J. Kuhn

Philip J. Kuhn, 88, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 18, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Findlay Care Center, Findlay. He was born Dec. 22, 1930, in Tiffin, to Herman and Christine (Wagner) Kuhn. He married Shirley Mohler and they divorced. Survivors include his sons, Jeffrey (Linda) ...

Rebecca Case

Rebecca Case, 68, of Clyde, died Monday, June 17, 2019, at her home. She was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Bellevue, to Wayne Baldwin and Jean E. (Todd) Baldwin-Pittenger. She is survived by her son, Jason (Megan) Case of Canal Winchester; daughter, Bernadette Weitz of Suffield, Connecticut; five ...

D. Edwin Oberlander

D. Edwin Oberlander, 66, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at his home near New Knoxville, surrounded by family, following a 10-month battle with cancer. Ed was born Jan. 24, 1953, in Ashland, to James and Cedella (Kaiser) Oberlander, and they survive in Tiffin. He married Janean Meckstroth Aug. ...

Anna E. Bateson

Anna E. Bateson, 82, of Risingsun, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born Dec. 27, 1936, in Cottageville, West Virginia, to Harry and Lizzie (Durst) Kemenah, Sr. She married James L. Bateson Nov. 15, 1958, in Risingsun, and he preceded her in death Jan. ...

Margaret A. Clagg

Margaret A. Clagg, 77, of Fostoria, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born June 2, 1942, in Fostoria, to Arthur “Art” Willard and Ada Belle (Crowell) Brant. She married Jack L. Clagg Jan. 6, 1961, in Decatur, Indiana, and he survives her in ...

Joseph ‘Ray’ Sleek

Joseph “Ray” Sleek, 83, of Helena, was well known and respected as the fiddle player, leader and founding member of Sleek Brothers Band for over 60 years. He passed peacefully, surrounded by his loving wife and family in the afternoon of June 14, 2019. Born July 10, 1935, in Imler, ...

David ‘Dave’ R. Shinn

David “Dave” R. Shinn, 56, of Bloomville, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, after a brief illness. Dave was born Sept. 30, 1962, in Tiffin, to the late Darrell and Carol (Royer) Shinn. He was a member of Hopewell-Loudon High School class of 1982. ...

Anna E. Bateson

Anna E. Bateson, 82, of Risingsun, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Margaret A. Clagg

Margaret A. Clagg, 77, of Fostoria, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.