Barbara A. Elchert

Barbara A. Elchert, 76, of Tiffin and formerly Bloomville, passed away Saturday evening, June 7, 2014, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.

She was born March 2, 1938, in Sandusky, to Rueben and Gladys (Rife) Frederick. She married Donald “Speed” Elchert Feb. 1, 1964, and he preceded her in death Nov. 1, 2004.

Survivors include a daughter, Donna Brissell of Tiffin; two sons, Joe Elchert of Toledo and Greg Elchert of Tiffin; six grandchildren, Joey, Jamie and Justin Elchert, Heather and Josh Mc Daniel and Jessica Moreheart; six great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Steven, Allyna, Shirell, Damarius and Makenna; two brothers, George and Jim Frederick of Bellevue; and four sisters, Lillian Yetter of Castalia, Luci Garman of Sandusky, Virginia Stimson of Norwalk and Karen Whitlatch of Mansfield.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Charles; and a sister, Eleanor Osmon.

Barbara was a registered nurse at Mercy Tiffin Hosital for 39 years, retiring in 2003. She was a former Bloomville Lioness and also enjoyed going camping and spending time her family and friends.

Her memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville, with the Rev. Jeff King officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bloomville.

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Barbara A. Elchert

Barbara A. Elchert, 76, of Tiffin, and former Bloomville resident, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, Bloomville.