Obituaries

Ronald ‘Ron’ Thome Mathias

Ronald “Ron” Thome Mathias, 74, of Griffin, Georgia, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at his residence. Ron was born in Tiffin, the son of the late Norval Mathias and Lucille Thome Mathias. A graveside service for Ron will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic ...

Dennis A. Rosier

Dennis A. Rosier, 63, of New Riegel, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.

Rick A. Shawberry

Rick A. Shawberry, 70, of Republic, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Mercy Health — St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR. 19, Bloomville.

Dorothy J. Swander

Dorothy J. Swander, 93, of Tiffin, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Mercy Health — St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Adam Michael ‘Bubba’ Lonsway

Adam Michael “Bubba” Lonsway, 34, of Findlay, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, after a long battle with addiction. He was born June 6, 1983, in Tiffin, the son of Brian and Deborah (Meyer) Lonsway. Adam is survived by his two children, Cambree and Cosen; fiancee, Amanda Owen; parents; three ...

Robert N. Feisel

Robert N. Feisel, 73, of Fostoria, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Cleveland Clinic. He was born Dec. 9, 1943, in Fostoria, to Albert and Melva (Brookover) Feisel. He married Bonnie Penny Sept. 12, 1965, at Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria, and she preceded him in death Nov. 23, ...

David A. Scholl

David A. Scholl, 53, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at his home, following a brief illness. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Rapper, fashion star Lil Peep dies; drug overdose suspected

By The Associated Press Rapper Lil Peep, a budding star whose emotional, downtrodden lyrics gained a cult following online, died of a suspected drug overdose Wednesday night. He was 21. Police in Tucson, Arizona, said Lil Peep, whose real name was Gustav Ahr, was found dead on his tour bus ...

Kermit ‘Wayne’ Gatrell

Kermit “Wayne” Gatrell, 70, of Fostoria, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in West Virginia. He was born Oct. 3, 1947, in Ravenna, to Kermit Eugene and Blanche (Duty) Gatrell. He married Ellen S. Beers May 8, 1971, in Fostoria, and she survives. Also surviving are his brother, Brett Gatrell ...

Harold E. Drenning

Harold E. Drenning, 72, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home, in Fostoria. Mr. Drenning was born Nov. 27, 1944, to Dallas A. Drenning Sr. and Mary Lou (Yoder) Drenning. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by two brothers, David C. and Dennis Drenning; two daughters, ...

William F. Peters

William F. Peters, 94, of Vickery, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Valleyview Assisted Living, Fremont. Mr. Peters was born April 27, 1923, in Fremont, to Frank E. and Bertha M. (Beckman) Peters. He married Dorothy H. Bouyack June 9, 1945, she survives. Also surviving are three children, ...

Christopher C. Watson

Christopher C. Watson, 62, of Portsmouth, formerly a resident of Tiffin Developmental Center, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at SOMC Hospice Center, Portsmouth. He was born May 24, 1955, in Cincinnati, to Ronald and Laura Jean (Theis) Watson. Survivors include a brother, Jeffrey Watson of ...

Gregory G. Akers

Gregory G. Akers, 68, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, at his residence in his wife’s arms after 49 years of marriage. Greg was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, June 16, 1949, to the late Orville and Mildred (Blaylock) Akers. He married Shirley (McClenathan) June 1, 1968, and ...

Sylvia A. Conner

Sylvia A. Conner, 79, of Sycamore, died at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. She was born Oct. 1, 1938, in Rushsylvania, to Howard and Rowena (Brown) Musgrave. She married Herchel Conner Aug. 1, 1956, and he survives. Surviving are ...

Edna I. Ladd

Edna I. Ladd, 95, of Clyde, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Heritage Village of Clyde. Friends will be received 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Foos Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 504 E. McPherson Hwy., Clyde. Her funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. ...

Daniel L. Moll

Daniel L. Moll, 67, of Upper Sandusky, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus. Mr. Moll was born March 16, 1950, in Tiffin, to George and Phyllis (Snavely) Moll, both of whom are deceased. He first was married to Rosemarie Weisenauer and then ...

Cecil Vaughn

Cecil Vaughn, 91, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Independence House in Fostoria. Funeral arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Doris J. Thomas

Doris J. Thomas, 92, a resident of Primrose Retirement Community, Findlay, and formerly of Carey, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, surrounded by her family. Doris was born July 20, 1925, in Ridge Township, Wyandot County, to Carl and Cora (Zahn) Bachman. She married Dale E. Thomas Jan. 19, 1946, ...

Emily Gertrude ‘Trudy’ Groves

Emily Gertrude “Trudy” Groves, 74, of Tallahassee, Florida, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. She was born in Tallahassee Aug. 29, 1943, to Frank Patrick and Mary Etta Carnley. Trudy is survived by three children, Scott Groves of Tallahassee, Florida, Candice (James) Heilman of ...

Paul Joseph Meisner

Paul Joseph Meisner, 79, formerly of Adams Township, Green Springs, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Heritage Village, Clyde. He was born Aug. 5, 1938, in Adams Township, to George Ernest and Hazel Mae (Kistler) Meisner. Paul married Joyce Marie Hitchcock, they had three children and later ...