Obituaries

Mary R. Doogs

Mary R. Doogs, 89, of Fostoria, died Tuesday April 16, 2019, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

James T. Bowser

James T. Bowser, 98, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin.

Lawrence M. ‘Larry’ Koch

Lawrence M. “Larry” Koch, 67, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday afternoon, April 14, 2019, at The Cleveland Clinic. He was born Oct. 6, 1951, in Tiffin, to Samuel and Anna Mae (Hushour) Koch. He married Bonnie Gibson April 10, 2002. Survivors include his wife, Bonnie of Tiffin; mother, ...

Cletus E. Grine, Jr.

Cletus E. Grine, Jr., 53, of Billings, Montana, formerly of Tiffin, passed away peacefully at 1:05 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Advance Health Care Hospital in Montana, surrounded by his caregivers. He was born Dec. 25, 1965, in Tiffin, to Cletus and Martha (Hakes) Grine. Survivors ...

Marie Helena Damschroder

Marie Helena Damschroder, 100, of Attica, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Attica. She was born Aug. 19, 1918, in Graytown, to Arthur and Helena (Jess) Sandrock. She married Herbert A. Damschroder April 22, 1938, in Rocky Ridge, and he preceded her in death June ...

Breanna Marea Silva

Breanna Marea Silva, 17, of Fostoria, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati. She was born May 22, 2001, in Bowling Green, to Amber White and Christopher Silva. Surviving are her parents, Amber White of Fostoria and Christopher Silva of Deshler; maternal ...

Thomas ‘Tom’ Jeffery Babb

Thomas “Tom” Jeffery Babb, 69, of Fostoria, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born Sept. 2, 1949, in Fostoria, to Donald William and Eunice Irene (Shultz) Babb. He married Ardella Dieter July 2, 1971, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and ...

Gene L. Yates

Gene L. Yates, 83, of Republic, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. He was born Oct. 10, 1935, in Republic, to Kirk N. and Harriet (Dornan) Yates. Survivors include a nephew, Steven Golling of Pomona, California; and good friends, Vaughn ...

Genevieve ‘Jenny’ Wadsworth

Genevieve “Jenny” Wadsworth, 101, of Clyde, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at Stein Hospice, Sandusky. Mrs. Wadsworth was born June 13, 1917, in Clyde, to Edward and Minnie (White) Debo. She married William F. Wadsworth July 14, 1935, and he preceded her in death June 17, 2010. She is ...

Jerry D. Compston

Jerry D. Compston, 81, of Upper Sandusky, passed away at 3:49 p.m. April 14, 2019, at The Ohio State University, Columbus. He was born Nov. 11, 1937, in Wellston, to James and Ella (Wilson), both of whom are deceased. He was first married to Suzanna Whitington, and they divorced. Jerry was ...

Kevin D. Wright

Kevin D. Wright, 53, of Bloomville, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019, at James Cancer Center in Columbus with his family by his side. Kevin was born June 14, 1965, to Gordon and Mary (Stephens) Wright. He married Terri (Jones) Nov. 15, 1986, in Tiffin, and she survives in ...

Dorothy Jean (Mahoney) Bowers

Dorothy Jean (Mahoney) Bowers, 80, of Brandon, Florida, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019, at home surrounded by family. She was born Nov. 1, 1938, in Wheeling, West Virginia, to Thurman and Virginia Mahoney. Dorothy married Walter Bowers Dec. 21, 1968, in Tiffin. Dorothy is survived by ...

Paul Edward Main

Paul Edward Main, 66, of Fostoria, died Sunday, April 14, 2019, at his home. He was born Feb. 22, 1953, in Findlay, to Harold and Barbara (St. Myer) Main. He married Liana Kay Cramer Oct. 3, 2001, in Fostoria. Survivors include his mother, Barbara Main of Findlay; wife; sons, Timothy ...

Thomas Jeffery Babb

Thomas Jeffery Babb, 69, of Fostoria, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. Funeral arrangements are pending with Hoening & Son Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Helen Damschroder

Helen Damschroder, 100, of Attica, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, Bloomville.

Jean M. Katzenmeyer

Jean M. Katzenmeyer, 93, of Peoria, Illinois, died Friday, April 12, 2019, at her residence in Illinois. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Breanna Marea Silva

Breanna Marea Silva, 17, of Fostoria, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Lawrence M. ‘Larry’ Koch

Lawrence M. “Larry” Koch, 67, of Tiffin, died Sunday, April 14, 2019, at The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland. Friends may visit and share stories with the family at 5 p.m. until the time of the service Thursday, April 18, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin. His ...

Arthur L. Schalk

Arthur L. Schalk, 81, of New Riegel, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center, after a brief illness. Art was born at home in New Riegel Nov. 28, 1937, to Alphons G. and Catherine S. (Reinhart) Schalk. He married Shirley Leber Oct. 1, 1960, at St. Joseph ...

Carol S. Elchert

Carol S. Elchert, 65, of Cridersville, and former Tiffin and Republic resident, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening April 10, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima. Carol was born May 18, 1953, in Tiffin, to Stephen and Martha (Steinmetz) Elchert. Survivors include three sisters, Anna (Tim) ...