Obituaries

Mrs. Brown

Barbara L. Brown

Barbara L. Brown, 81, of Fort Myers, Florida, and formerly of Fremont and Clyde, passed away at 7:55 a.m., Friday, April 21, 2017, at Joanne’s Hospice House, Fort Myers, Florida. Barbara was born April 19, 1936, in Cumberland, Kentucky, to the late Stephen and Eliza (Shepherd) Hogg. She ...

Mrs. Nordholt

Joanne Pedigo Nordholt

Joanne Pedigo Nordholt, 98, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Joanne was born Aug. 26, 1918, in Louisville, Kentucky. She is survived by her two daughters, Ann N. (Tom) Hunnicutt and Beth (Richard) Nordholt-Hughes; her son, David I. Nordholt; five grandchildren, Lisa ...

Mr. Swartzmiller

William Allen ‘Bill’ Swartzmiller

As a coach and educator, Bill Swartzmiller positively impacted more young people in a year than most do in a lifetime. Whether teaching in the classroom or teaching the game, Bill led by example and showed his students and players a model of ethics and integrity. Remembered for his keen sense ...

Joseph F. ‘Joe’ Keller

Joseph F. “Joe” Keller, 51, of Tiffin, died Saturday, April 22, 2017, at The James Cancer Hospital, Columbus. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

David Lee Mathias

David Lee Mathias, 69, of Frenchtown, died Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin.

Mrs. Nordholt

Joanne Pedigo Nordholt

Joanne Pedigo Nordholt, 98, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Joanne was born Aug. 26, 1918, in Louisville, Kentucky. She is survived by her two daughters, Ann N. (Tom) Hunnicutt and Beth (Richard) Nordholt-Hughes; her son, David I. Nordholt; five grandchildren, Lisa ...

Mr. Eidt

Timothy E. Eidt

Timothy E. Eidt, 70, resident of Autumnwood Terrace, Tiffin, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Bethesda Care Center, Fremont. Tim was born Aug. 10, 1946, in Tiffin, to Kenneth L. and Mildred L. (Baker) Eidt. Tim is survived by a sister, Cindy (James) Radcliff of Tiffin. Tim was preceded ...

Jean L. Wonder

Jean L. Wonder, 92, of Tiffin, passed away at 10:13 a.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017, at her residence. Jean was born Aug. 23, 1924, in the house she grew up in, to Marion and Evelyn Rosenberger. She graduated from Old Fort High School. Jean is survived by two sisters, Margaret Channels of ...

Dennis G. Moore Sr.

Dennis G. Moore Sr., 82, of Clyde, died Friday, April 21, 2017, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. He was born March 17, 1935, in Stone, Kentucky, to Isaac and Callie (Moore) Moore. He served in the United States Army. He married Marlene (Fleming) Moore Jan. 25, 1958, in Dayton, and she ...

Virgil D. Armstrong

Virgil D. Armstrong, 55, of Bellevue, died Monday, April 17, 2017, The Bellevue Hospital. He was born April 18, 1961, in Vanceburg, Kentucky. He married Diana Boger Dec. 24, 1988, and she survives. Also surviving are three siblings, David Null of Plymouth, Margaret Null of Delphos and ...

Carl Rhoads

Carl Rhoads, 69, of Clyde, died Thursday, April 20, 2017, at his home. He was born June 1, 1947, in Hillsboro, to Jody and Geneva (Barney) Rhoads. He married Sherry (Swanigan) Rhoads Feb. 1, 1969, in Fremont, and she survives. Mr. Rhoads also is survived by one daughter, Kim (Cale) Renfro ...

Delores M. Ritz

Delores M. Ritz, 93, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at St. Catherine’s Manor, Fostoria. She is survived by one son, Kevin Ritz of Fostoria. Private burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria. Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, handled arrangements.

Mr. Cajka

Randall P. Cajka

Randall P. Cajka, 58, of Bowling Green, passed away Monday evening, April 17, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee. He was born Nov. 19, 1958, to Frank and Roberta (Sattler) Cajka in Oregon. After graduation, he married Donna Scherger April 19, 1985, in New Riegel. Randall is survived by ...

Jerry H. Bryant

Jerry H. Bryant, 76, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo. He was born Nov. 17, 1940, in Whitesburg, Kentucky, to Arthur and Melvina (Whitaker) Bryant. He married Carol Zeigler Feb. 23, 1962, in Toledo, and she survives. Also surviving ...

Joanne Marie Hartley

Joanne Marie Hartley, 58, of Bellevue, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at her home. She was born Nov. 24, 1958, in Bellevue, to Richard and Alice (Schaffer) Schneider. She is survived by her sons, Shawn Hartley of Troy, Travis Hartley of Attica and Rick Hartley Jr. of Clyde; five ...

Delores M. Ritz

Delores M. Ritz, 93, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at St. Catherine’s Manor in Fostoria. Arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Jean L. Wonder

Jean L. Wonder, 92, of Tiffin, died Thursday, April 20, 2017, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin.

Virgil W. ‘Pete’ Sprau

Virgil W. “Pete” Sprau, 99, formerly of McCutchenville and The Inn at Westbrook, Upper Sandusky, died at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. He was born Dec. 20, 1917, in McCutchenville, to William H. and Mary G. (Blue) Sprau. He married Ruth ...

Carol A. Tuckerman

Carol A. Tuckerman, 77, of Fremont, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Parkview Care Center, Fremont. She was born May 5, 1939, in Green Springs, to Paul F. and Ellen M. (Lorentz) Oakleaf. She married Ronald J. Tuckerman Feb. 25, 1961, in Green Springs and he survives. Also surviving are ...

Jerry H. Bryant

Jerry H. Bryant, 76, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at The University of Toledo Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.