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Obituaries

Donald E. Stark

Donald E. Stark, 72, of Tiffin, passed away at 12:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. He was born March 16, 1947, in Tiffin, to Oliver and Betty (Zickafoose) Stark. He married Cathie (Straub) July 1, 1967, at St. Mary Catholic Church, and she survives in ...

Frances J. Steinmetz

Frances J. Steinmetz, 64, of Marysville and formerly of Tiffin, died peacefully early Thursday morning, Oct. 17, 2019, at Kobacker House in Columbus. Born Sept. 11, 1955, in Cincinnati, she was the daughter of Walter and Susan (Mills) Buchanan. She married Joel Steinmetz May 9, 1981 at Ft. ...

Donald Alan Whipple

Donald Alan Whipple, 73, of rural Wolcottville, Indiana, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at home. Mr. Whipple was born in Toledo, May 24, 1946, to Harold and Margaret (Lepoutre) Whipple. He married Madonna Faye (Taylor) Hossler Feb. 25, 2000, in Lagrange, Indiana. Survivors include wife, ...

Dean T. Vogel

Dean T. Vogel, 88, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Findlay. He was born August 17, 1931 in Fostoria to Albert and Helen (Rossow) Vogel. He married Maxine M. Dreisbach Sept. 9, 1956, and she passed away Aug. 23, 2015. Surviving is a daughter, Elaine Mae Grohoske of Fostoria; ...

Dean Nye

Dean Nye, 83, of rural Tiffin, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore.

Marla Jean Stierwalt

Marla Jean Stierwalt, 86, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at Riverview Health Care Campus, Oak Harbor. Arrangements are pending at Herman-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Fremont.

Catherine Beat

Catherine Beat, 85, of Bellevue, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. She was born Nov. 19, 1933, in Willard, the daughter of Arthur and Mary Ann (Mahl) Bauman. She married Herman Beat Sept. 5, 1959, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Marywood. She is ...

Earl L. ‘Louie’ Bowman

Earl L. “Louie” Bowman, 87, of Tiffin, passed away peacefully, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care. He was born July 9, 1932, in Tiffin, to Earl and Marjorie (Schultis) Bowman. Survivors include his sons, Michael (Jean) Bowman of Fremont and Larry (Ann) ...

Michilena J. Letizia Foos

Michilena J. Letizia Foos, 92, of Sandusky, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. She was born Dec. 27, 1926, in Lorain, to Antonio Letizia and Josephine (Ventrone) Spartano Clement. She is survived by her husband, James Foos of Sandusky; daughter, Denise ...

James M. McDonald

James M. McDonald, 80, of Upper Sandusky, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at his home. A celebration of life service will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Upper Sandusky, with the Rev. Ed Hunker officiating. Masonic services will take place Sunday prior to ...

Donald E. Stark

Donald E. Stark, 72, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Captain Henry Stuart Palau, U.S.N. (Retired)

Cheers to Captain Henry Stuart Palau, U.S.N. (Retired), 90, who fell asleep in the Lord for his just reward Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. He was born April 13, 1929, in Danbury, Connecticut, to Henry and Alberta Palau. He is survived by his sons, Mark Palau, Richard and Ligaya Palau; ...

Michael L. Strasser

Michael L. Strasser, 74, of Upper Sandusky, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in the emergency room of Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. Arrangements are pending with Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

Dean T. Vogel

Dean T. Vogel, 88, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Arrangements are pending at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Margaret ‘Marge’ A. Ahle

Margaret “Marge” A. Ahle, 79, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2019, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. She was born March 7, 1940, in Tiffin, to Frank J. and Edith (Swartz) Mueller. She married Larry L. Ahle Aug. 29, 1959, in St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors include ...

Erma Jean Shellhammer

Erma Jean Shellhammer, 73, of New Riegel, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital. She was born Oct. 27, 1945, in Tiffin, to Ralph, Sr. and Josephine A. (Elchert) Theis. She married Charles Shellhammer June 12, 1976, in St. Boniface Catholic Church. Survivors ...

Jane E. Hossler

Jane E. Hossler, 71, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at Eden Springs Health Care Center, Green Springs. She was born April 12, 1948, in Tiffin, to Harold and Mary (Norris) Hossler. Survivors include her sister, Sharon Arnett of Beavercreek; niece, Kathy (Mark Pugel) Arnett ...

Donald C. ‘DC’ Dannenhauer

Donald C. “DC” Dannenhauer, 88, of Nevada, Ohio, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at his home in Nevada. He was born Feb. 4, 1931, in Upper Sandusky, to Charles and Irene Fischer Dannenhauer. He married Natalie Jo “Joey” Coons of Nevada March 2, 1957. Survivors include five children, ...

Jonathan R. ‘Gunnie’ King

Jonathan R. “Gunnie” King, 51, of Fostoria, Ohio died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at his home. He was born June 11, 1968, in Fostoria, to James and Betty (Hatfield) King. He married Deb Coleman Aug. 18, 1991,, in Florida and she survives. Also surviving are his children, Ashley L. King of ...

Sharon David

Sharon David, 66, of Bellevue, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at her home. She was born Aug. 29, 1953, in Georgetown, to Robert and Edna “Dean”(Hauck) McFaddin. She married Daniel David Dec. 28, 1973, and he preceded her in death in 2017. She is survived by her three sons, Kyle R. David, ...