Helen L. Holman

Mrs. Holman

Helen L. Holman, 84, of Fostoria, passed away at 5:57 p.m. Monday, July 31, 2017, at The Toledo Hospital.

She was born Dec. 31, 1932, in New Riegel, to William V. and Ida M. (Bouillon) Clouse. She married Tony B. Holman June 14, 1958, at St. Boniface Catholic Church, New Riegel, and he survives in Fostoria.

Also surviving are four children, Sandy Szilagyi of Port Clinton, Linda (Jim) Hendricks of Fostoria, Chuck (Jenny) Holman of Risingsun and Scott (Robyn) Holman of Fostoria; 11 grandchildren, Benjamin, Aaron, Joshua, Rebecca, Leah and Jacquelyn Mathias, Alisha and Erica Holman and Eli, Sarah and Colt Holman; a brother, Jim Clouse of New Riegel; and two sisters, Irene Beaudry of Maumee and Alvera Kin of Upper Sandusky.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son-in-law, Brad Szilagyi; four brothers, Alvin, Firmin, Walter and Herman “Shorty” Clouse; and two sisters, Esther Strausbaugh and Emma Gase.

Helen was a joyful homemaker and a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and its Rosary Altar Society, where she served as a longtime funeral lunch chairperson. She was a graduate of New Riegel High School. She enjoyed attending sporting events, especially her grandchildren’s. She enjoyed canning, loved holiday times and will be remembered as a very generous person. She had a great sense of humor and loved to go fishing. Helen was a faith-filled person who dearly loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will take place at 7:45 p.m.

Her Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria. Burial will follow in St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery, Fostoria.

Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Catholic Church.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.