Obituaries

Timothy E. Eidt

Timothy E. Eidt, 70, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Bethesda Care Center, Fremont. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Mr. Betz

Dean Joseph Betz

Dean Joseph Betz, 61, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday afternoon, April 16, 2017, at his home surrounded by family. He was born May 21, 1955, in Tiffin, to Carl Fred and Mary Louise (Tiell) Betz. Survivors include his brother, Ronald G. (Hilda) Betz of Phoenix, Arizona; a sister-in-law, Deb Betz ...

Mrs. Goetz

Ruth E. Goetz

Ruth E. Goetz, 92, of Tiffin, passed away at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at St. Francis Home in Tiffin. Ruth was born Nov. 13, 1924, in Tiffin, to the late Jay and Nina (Heyman) Webster. She married Gerald E. Goetz April 1, 1945, in Tiffin, and he preceded her in death Jan. 1, ...

Mrs. Niedermier

Mary Ann Niedermier

Mary Ann Niedermier, 83, of Attica, passed Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. She was born Nov. 17, 1933, in Reed Township, Seneca County, to the late Clement and Bertha (Shank) Ruffing.   Mrs. Niedermier spent most of her life as a homemaker ...

Mr. Paddock

James L. Paddock

James L. Paddock, 74, of Tiffin, died at 9:38 a.m. Monday, April 17, 2017, at his residence. He was born Aug. 10, 1942, in Hamtramck, Michigan, to Arthur and Nellie (Burke) Paddock. He married Carolyn Myers April 30, 1971, in St. Mary Catholic Church, and she survives. Also surviving are a ...

Wyatt Michael Schalk

Wyatt Michael Schalk, 22, of Bellevue passed away Monday, April 17, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Tiffin. He was born July 25, 1994, in Bellevue, the son of Kevin (Ruth) Schalk and Laurie (Stevens) ...

Mrs. Simon

Irene Simon

Irene Simon, 87, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, formerly of North Baltimore, went to be with her Lord and savior Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, with her family by her side at the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Center in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She was born Oct. 6, 1929, in Clay County, Tennessee, ...

Glen E. Wagner

Glen E. Wagner, 85, of Sycamore, died at 5:59 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, surrounded by family at Kobacker House, Columbus. He was born Sept. 12, 1931, to Ernest and Leefe (Pfeifer) Wagner. He married Ruth (Riedel) Wagner Dec. 27, 1953. They were married for 63 years, and she ...

William A. Drown

William A. Drown, 65, of Bellevue died Monday, April 17, 2017, at The Bellevue Hospital. He was born Oct. 19, 1951, in Lyme Township, to Clarence W. and Martha (Kaufman) Drown. He married Phyllis (Horne) Drown Feb. 14, 1981, at Seybert United Methodist Church. Mr. Drown is survived by his ...

James E. ‘Bucket’ Waterfield

James E. “Bucket” Waterfield, 82, of Clyde, died Friday, April 14, 2017, at The Willows of Bellevue. Mr. Waterfield was born Aug. 17, 1934, in Sandusky. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Nina M. Spraw March 7, 1959. She preceded him in death Aug. 13, ...

Mr. Ellis

William Ellis VII

William Ellis VII, 83, of rural Tiffin, died at 11:05 a.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017, at his residence. He was born Jan. 27, 1934, in Toledo, to William Ellis VI and Mary (Folger) Ellis. He married Dorothy Mae Timerman June 20, 1953, and she preceded him in death Dec. 24, 2006. Survivors ...

Mary E. Schoen

Mary E. Schoen, 79, of The Willows at Bellevue and formerly Republic, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at University of Toledo Medical Center. She was born Sept. 27, 1937, in Fremont, to John and Naomi (Britenberg) Keegan. She married Floyd F. Schoen Nov. 3, 1954, and he preceded her ...

Floyd Kenneth McClenathan Sr.

Floyd Kenneth McClenathan Sr., 76, of Clyde, died Saturday, April 15, 2017, at his home. He was born April 19, 1940, in Republic, to Floyd B. and Anna (Gotshall) McClenathan. Survivors include his daughter, Ellie Guhn of Fremont; two sons, Clayton (Sandra) McClenathan of Clyde and Donnie ...

James L. Paddock

James L. Paddock, 74, of Tiffin, died Monday, April 17, 2017, at his residence. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin. His funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, ...

Dean Joseph Betz

Dean Joseph Betz, 61, of Tiffin, died Sunday, April 16, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Doris Marie Kuntz

Doris Marie Kuntz, 80, of Findlay and formerly of Fostoria, died Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Fox Run Manor, Findlay. She was born May 1, 1936, in Toledo, to the late John E. and Alverta (Ries) Yates. She married Woodrow Marshall, and he preceded her in death. She then married Howard Kiser, ...

Judith A. ‘Judy’ Young

Judith A. “Judy” Young, 71, of Fostoria, died Friday, April 14, 2017, at Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born Aug. 29, 1945, in Fostoria, to the late Harold C. and Margaret Mae (Kinn) Reinhart. She married Cliff Young June 26, 1965, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, and he survives in ...

Beatrice ‘Betty’ Elizabeth Overmier

Beatrice “Betty” Elizabeth Overmier, 87, of Clyde, died Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Osceola Regional Medical Center, Osceola. She was born Aug. 31, 1929, in Fremont, to Oscar and Beatrice (Rutherford) Turner. She married Donald W. Overmier July 3, 1948, and he preceded her in death Feb. ...

Patricia Jean Overmier

Patricia Jean Overmier, 65, of Fremont, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at Eden Springs West, Green Springs. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St., Clyde. Her memorial service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

CONLEY-Jerry

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Elmer Conley

Gerald “Jerry” Elmer Conley, 78, of rural Tiffin, entered into eternal peace with our Heavenly Father Saturday morning, April 15, 2017. Jerry’s courageous battle with pancreatic cancer ended at Bridge Hospice, Bowling Green. His devotion to his family, church and friends, along with his ...