Obituaries

Shirley King Ruden

Shirley King Ruden, 87, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and formerly of Tiffin, passed away peacefully Friday, June 1, 2018, at Sunrise of Bloomfield Hills. Shirley was born Dec. 12, 1930, in Oelwein, Iowa, the only child of Lee and Grace King. She was preceded in death by her cousin, Zelda ...

Carol S. ‘Sue’ Ruhlen

Carol S. “Sue” Ruhlen, 88, of Tiffin, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at St. Catherine’s Care Center of Fostoria. She was born Nov. 3, 1929, in Tiffin, to George Gentry and Evelyn (Shaffer) Briihl. She married Lawrence L. Ruhlen June 10, 1951, and he preceded her in death April 11, ...

Verena Saad

Verena Saad, 101, of North Olmsted and formerly of Tiffin, passed away at 10:03 p.m. Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Verena died very peacefully, holding her oldest son Jim’s hand, in Joshua Tree Care Center, North Olmsted. Her daughter, Pat (Saad) Meterko and husband, Ray, who had ...

Robert J. ‘Bumper’ Baum

Robert J. “Bumper” Baum, 73, of Bellevue, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at his home. He was born Dec. 15, 1944, in Bellevue, to Harold G. and Angela (Juliano) Baum. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Patricia (Zimmerman) Baum and Judy (Prescott) Baum, ...

Albert ‘Butch’ Lee Cravens

Albert “Butch” Lee Cravens, 74, of Clyde, died Friday, June 15, 2018, at his home. He was born March 27, 1944, in Fremont, to Ethmer “Jack” and Ruth (Conley) Cravens. He married Judith Root April 4, 1975. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Brenda (Larry “Rick”) Kessler of ...

Perry ‘Moose’ Marshall

Perry “Moose” Marshall, 59, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo. He was born Oct. 17, 1958, in Fostoria, to Dempsey and Norma “Toots” (Day) Marshall. Survivors include his mother, Norma “Toots” Marshall of Fostoria; three sisters, ...

Pantaleon J. Sanchez

Pantaleon J. Sanchez, 77, of Fostoria, died Friday, June 15, 2018, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Donnie McDannell

Donnie McDannell, 59, of Flora, Indiana, formerly of Tiffin, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018, at IU Hospital. Donnie was born July 23, 1958, in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, to Donald McDannell and Roberta (Wentz) McDannell, who both are deceased. Survivors include a sister, ...

Suzanne Detlefsen Meyers

Suzanne Detlefsen Meyers, 74, of Bellevue, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Mercy Health - Fairfield Hospital, Fairfield. Memorial arrangements are pending with Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, OH 44811.

Twila J. Bowen

Mrs. Twila J. Bowen, 75, of Lanett, Alabama, and formerly of LaGrange, Georgia, passed away Monday evening, June 11, 2018, at her home. Mrs. Bowen was born Twila Jane Lawrence, Nov. 30, 1942, in Tiffin, to Ernest and Grace E. Curry Lawrence. Survivors include her daughter, Shyka M. (Lanny) ...

Carl James Henkel Jr.

Carl James Henkel Jr., 30, of Tiffin, passed away at 1:31 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018, in the emergency room of Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Carl was born Sept. 4, 1987, in Merced, California. He married Mindy (Hergesheimer) March 25, 2011, in Fremont, and she survives in ...

Michael Thomas Moody

Michael Thomas Moody, 57, of Findlay, died at 7:23 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, at Blanchard Valley Hospice Unit. His 14-month courageous battle against an aggressive Glioblastoma brain tumor finally came to an end. He was born Aug. 10, 1960, in Tiffin, to Gene and Claranne (Nigh) Moody. His ...

Lucija M. Andersons

Lucija M. Andersons, 95, of Tiffin, died Sunday, May 13, 2018, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Mrs. Andersons was born Feb. 9, 1923, in Liepaja, Latvia, to the late Peters and Anna Ansons. She married Vasilijs Andersons, and he preceded her in death Aug. 29, 1994. There will be no visitation ...

Luis Antonio Trevino

Luis Antonio Trevino died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at St. Catherine’s Manor of Fostoria. Arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Robert ‘Bob’ Sears II

Robert “Bob” Sears II, 63, formerly of Fremont, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018, at his home in Coldwater, Michigan. He was born Oct. 26, 1954, in Parma, to Robert and Dorothy (Goodrich) Sears. Bob married Karla Parsell in Las Vegas in 2002, and she survives. Also surviving are his ...

Ronald Hugh Sherman Sr.

Ronald Hugh Sherman Sr., 75, of Tiffin, passed away at 8:57 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. Ronald was born April 23, 1943, in Tiffin, to Carl Eugene and Hazel Faye (Wright) Sherman. Survivors include his son, Ronald Hugh Sherman Jr. of Toledo; a daughter, ...

James A. Gadd

James A. Gadd, 29, of Clyde, died Friday, June 8, 2018. He was born Feb. 22, 1989, to Cynthia (Doebel) Gadd-Webber and the late Bruce Alan Gadd Sr. Mr. Gadd is survived by his mother; stepfather, Jim Webber of Clyde; a sister, Amy Gadd of Fremont; two stepsiblings, Alex Webber of Fremont ...

Carol S. Ruhlen

Carol S. Ruhlen, 88, of Tiffin, died Monday, June 11, 2018, at St. Catherine’s Care Center of Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.

Ray M. Fruth

Ray M. Fruth, 78, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday morning, June 3, 2018, at Main Street Care Center, Avon Lake. He was born May 18, 1940, in Wadsworth, to Oliver F. and Ellen (Ady) Fruth Sr. He married Peggy Irwin June 16, 1962, and she preceded him in death. He is survived by his son, Bryan ...