Obituaries

Michael J. Willey

Our husband, father, grandfather and brother, Michael J. Willey, 64, of Findlay, was called home to his Heavenly Father Dec. 5, 2017. He was born Feb. 15, 1953, to Norma J. Neason and the late Kenneth J. Willey in Fremont. Michael married Kathleen A. Biller Oct. 2, 1976, and they were blessed ...

Nancy L. Marker

Nancy L. Marker, 72, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. She was born Oct. 6, 1945, in Findlay, to the late William E. and Hazel I. (Kimble) Carman. She married Danny J. Marker Sr., and he died July 19, 2014. Surviving are three ...

Mary Ellen Smith

Mary Ellen Smith, 87, of Fostoria, died Thursday, Dec. 7, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born June 14, 1930, in Hamenburg, the daughter of Clarence and Ruth V. (Cook) Hunt. She married Gerold E. Smith Jan. 4, 1947, in Napoleon, and he died Jan. 10, 2008. Mrs. Smith is ...

Gary W. Snavely

Gary W. Snavely, 68, of Fostoria, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at Whitehouse Country Manor in Whitehouse. He was born July 25, 1949, to the late Burdette and Rosemary (Theis) Snavely. He married Pam Schafer, and they divorced. Survivors include a daughter, Kerri Bryan; four grandchildren; ...

David A. Arnold

David A. Arnold, 89, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory.

Brice Arnett

Brice Arnett, 96, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at St. Catherine’s Nursing Home in Fostoria. Born Aug. 30, 1921, in Magoffin County, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Elbert and Martha (Williams) Arnett. Brice married Gladia A. Holbrook March 23, 1942, in Salyersville, ...

Mary Ruth Crandall

Mary Ruth Crandall, 77, of Fostoria, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. She was born Nov. 4, 1940, in Cleveland to the late Glen M. and Miriam E. (Reinheimer) Haas. She married Allan C. Crandall June 2, 1979, at Solomon Lutheran Church in Woodville, and he ...

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Mann

Elizabeth “Betty” Mann, 72, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, and formerly of Bellevue, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at her home. She was born March 4, 1945, in Bellevue, the daughter of the late Charles and Bertha (Missler) Manlet. She is survived by a son, Timothy (Karen) Mann of Clarkston, ...

Maxine E. Schwochow

Maxine E. Schwochow, 94, of Clyde, died Dec. 5, 2017, at The Willows of Bellevue. Mrs. Schwochow was born in Sandusky Nov. 4, 1923, to the late Andrew C. and Alma C. (Quirin) Scott. She married John Bango in 1942, and he was killed in World War II in Germany in 1945. She married Raymond ...

Gary W. Snavely

Gary W. Snavely, 68, of Fostoria, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at Whitehouse Country Manor in Whitehouse. He was born July 25, 1949, to the late Burdette and Rosemary (Theis) Snavely. He married Pam Schafer, and they divorced. Survivors include a daughter, Kerri Bryan; three grandchildren; ...

Seldon Turner

Seldon Turner, 74, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. In 1968, Mr. Turner married Tish Daubel, and they divorced. He married Penny Smith Blount in 1991, and she survives. He also is survived by two children, Michelle (John) Turner-Lane and Scot Turner; two ...

Dorotha J. Clinger

Dorotha J. Clinger, 98, formerly of the Sycamore area, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and ReHab Center, Upper Sandusky. Funeral arrangements are pending at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore.

Nancy L. Marker

Nancy L. Marker, 72, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

LeRoy B. Coleman

LeRoy B. Coleman, 71, of Tiffin, passed away Monday afternoon, Dec. 4, 2017, at The Willows at Willard. He was born Oct. 18, 1946, in Fostoria, to Gerald S. and Marguerite R. (Steyer) Coleman. Oct. 24, 1970, in St. Mary Catholic Church, he married Doris I. Kimmet. Survivors include his wife, ...

Joel A. Fox

Joel A. Fox, 53, 492 SR 30, Oceola, died at 10:18 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Bucyrus Community Hospital, Bucyrus. He was born Feb. 7, 1964, to James A. and Jeanette E. (Theis) Fox. His mother survives in Tiffin. He married Laurie L. (Trout) Sept. 22, 2001, and she survives. Surviving are ...

Alton G. Nighswander

Alton G. Nighswander, 83, of Fostoria, passed away at 11:40 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Blanchard Valley Health Care Center in Findlay. Alton was born Sept. 19, 1934, in Fort Seneca, to the late Vaughn W. and Dorothy (Russell) Nighswander. He married Darlene (Jeanette) in Clyde Dec. 24, ...

Juanita ‘Neno’ Harris

Juanita “Neno” Harris, 86, died Dec. 1, 2017, at Grant Medical Center in Columbus after a brief illness. She was born Dec. 19, 1930, in Crabtree, Pennsylvania. She is survived by her children, Yvette Goudy-Hicks and Mark Wayne Harris, both of Columbus, and Scott Alan Harris of Buffalo, ...

Richard P. Heater

Richard P. Heater, 72, of Fostoria, died at his home Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. There will no visitation or services at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Home Health & Hospice, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay. Hoening & Son Funeral Home, Fostoria, has been entrusted ...

Michael A. Welter

Michael A. Welter, 67, of Tiffin, passed away Monday morning, Dec. 4, 2017, at his home after a brief illness. Sept. 5, 1950, in Tiffin, he was born to Arthur E. and Patricia M. (Ames) Welter. He married Deborah Wagner Sept. 1, 1973. Survivors include his wife; son, Daniel (Candace) Welter of ...

William Maines

William Maines, 93, of Fremont, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Heritage Village of Clyde. He was born Oct. 26, 1924, in Alvarado, Virginia, the son of Robert L. and Nillie (Stuart) Maines. He is survived by his daughter, Judy (David) Dayringer of Fremont; five grandchildren; 11 ...