Obituaries

Mary Hartman

Mary Hartman, 76, of Bellevue, died Monday, July 24, 2017, at University of Toledo Medical Center. She was born May 18, 1941, in Sandusky, to Alfred and Elnora (Nickles) Stamm Sr. She married Leo L. Hartman Nov. 14, 1959, at Sorrowful Mother Shrine, Bellevue, and he survives in ...

Florence E. (Cox) Jones

Florence E. (Cox) Jones , 48, formerly of Bellevue, died Sunday, July 23, 2017. She was born Oct. 13, 1968, in Bellevue, to Gerald and Martha Cox. She married Jeff Jones March 13, 1987, and he survives in Columbus. Survivors include three children, A.J. (Danielle) Jones of Sandusky, Alicia ...

Russell D. Martorana

Russell D. Martorana, 90, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. His Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin. Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Tiffin, with military honors by the ...

Adam T. Barchus

Adam T. Barchus, 32, of Republic, died Saturday, July 22, 2017, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, Bloomville.

Timothy R. Clark

Timothy R. Clark, 73, of Maumee and formerly Fostoria, died Thursday, July 20, 2017. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Bobbie J. (Hamilton) Brown

Bobbie J. (Hamilton) Brown, 81, died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at her home. She was born May 19, 1936, in Whitesburg, Kentucky, to William and Oma (Back) Hamilton. She is survived by a son, Stephen (Fran) Brown of Graytown; three daughters, Deborah Christman of Sandusky, Jennifer (Craig) ...

Rickie E. Cassidy Sr.

Rickie E. Cassidy Sr., 61, of Attica, died Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Mansfield Ohio Health. He was born Aug. 10, 1955, in Bucyrus, to the late Virgil and Minerva “Ruth” (Morgan) Cassidy. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Cassidy is survived by his wife, Patti (DeVaughn) Cassidy; ...

Theresa Jane (Fields) Garman

Theresa Jane (Fields) Garman, 87, of Bellevue, died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Bellevue Willows. She was born in Bellevue to the late Joseph and Theresa (Bucheit) Fields. She married Ivan J. Garman May 7, 1948, and he preceded her in death in February 2014. She is survived by three children, ...

Michael E. Parks

Michael E. Parks, 60, of Fostoria, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. He was born July 20, 1957, in Woodruff, South Carolina, to Reuben and Lorene (Poole) Parks Sr. He married Cheryl L. Settles and she survives him in Fostoria. He also is survived by his ...

Randy E. Wireman

Randy E. Wireman, 61, of Findlay, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Lancaster. He was born Nov. 28, 1955, in Warren, to Glen and Shirley (Blair) Wireman. He married Debra Hamlin Oct. 8, 1977, in North Baltimore, and she survives in Findlay. He also is survived by three daughters, Nedra ...

Jeffrey A. Faber

Jeffrey A. Faber, 61, of Bloomville, died Monday, July 24, 2017, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.

Kenneth A. Yoakum

Kenneth A. Yoakum, 83, of Tiffin, died Monday, July 24, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Mrs. Keckler

Rita M. Keckler

Rita M. Keckler, 76, of Tiffin, passed away Friday evening, July 21, 2017, at her home surrounded by family. On Oct. 27, 1940, in New Riegel, she was born to Albert Peter and Marie (Picciuto) Lauterbur. She is survived by three children, John (Angel) Gillen of Upper Sandusky, and Craig ...

Mrs. Brickner

Mary Lou Brickner

Mary Lou Brickner, 94, of Tiffin, died at 3:10 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017, at St. Francis Home. She was born May 8, 1923, in Tiffin, to Charles J. and Bertha G. (Kuhn) Distel. She married Emanuel J. Brickner April 7, 1951, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, and he died April 16, 1960. Survivors ...

Mrs. Hill

Diane Jean Hill

Diane Jean Hill, 69, of Maumee, passed away peacefully in the early morning of Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She was born Nov. 26, 1947, in Tiffin. Surviving are her mother, Muriel Hill; two sisters, Lisa (Lee) Einsel and Amy Hill; a brother, Glen Hill; two daughters, Holly Arquette and Heather ...

Eileen Booze

Eileen Booze, 94, of Vickery, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at The Willows at Bellevue. Mrs. Booze was born Oct. 28, 1922, in Fremont, to the late Carl and Martha (Mitchell) Toeppe. She married Leroy C. Booze Sept. 19, 1942, and he preceded her in death March 30, 2011. She is survived by four ...

Paul A. Bowers

Paul A. Bowers, 92, of Bellevue, died Saturday, July 22, 2017, at The Willows at Bellevue. He was born Oct. 2, 1924, in Townsend Township, to the late Ward and Bessie (Debo) Bowers. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He married Sarah (Snyder) Apr. 17, 1948 and she preceded him in ...

Donna M. (Sturgill) Combs

Donna M. (Sturgill) Combs, 85, of Eckerty, Indiana, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at IU Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana. She was born Dec. 16, 1931, in Whitesburg, Kentucky, to Arthur Sturgill and Maxline (Sandlin) Sturgill. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, the Rev. Joe ...

Rita M. Keckler

Rita M. Keckler, 76, of Tiffin, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at her home surrounded by family. Her service will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will be at a later date at St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may visit with the ...

Mrs. Stowe

Norma E. Stowe

Norma E. Stowe, 80, of Fort Seneca, passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at her home. She was born Jan. 17, 1937, in Helena, to Perry M. and Ruth E. (Lehman) Carper. After earning her GED, she continued her education at Crowder College, Missouri, the Ohio State Extension University and Paris ...