Obituaries

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.

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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 ...

Mrs. Seislove

Mary D. ‘Dolores’ Seislove

Mary D. “Dolores” Seislove, 101, of Tiffin, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017, at St. Francis Home. She was born Sept 8, 1915, in Tiffin, to Michael and Jennie (Gillig) Reinhart. On June 27, 1936, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, she married Ralph P. Seislove, and he preceded her in death ...

Arthur Sharp

Arthur Sharp, son of John R. and Rachel L. (Banks) Sharp was born and passed away Friday morning, April 14, 2017, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. He is survived by his parents; two sisters, Audrey and Coraline Sharp; grandparents, Mike and Jane Banks of Tiffin and Douglas and Mary Sharp of ...

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Conley

Gerald “Jerry” Conley, 78, of Tiffin, died Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Bridge Hospice, Bowling Green. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Geradine M. Shackelford

Geradine M. Shackelford, 87, of Fostoria, died Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. She was born March 11, 1930, in Oleika, Kentucky, to Sewell “Fuson” and Memphis (Brady) Peace. She married Clyde Shackelford June 27, 1947, in Bell County, Kentucky, and ...

Joyce H. (Reiter) Sczesny

Joyce H. (Reiter) Sczesny, 76, of Fremont and formerly Fostoria, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. She was born June 21, 1940, in Fostoria, to John S. and Rose L. (Welly) Reiter. Surviving are two sons, Brad (Michelle) Sczesny of Boise, ...

Ethan J. Ickes

Ethan J. Ickes, 11, of Carey, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in the emergency room at Marion General Hospital, Marion. Arrangements are pending at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.

Judith A. Young

Judith A. Young, 71, of Fostoria, died Friday, April 14, 2017, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

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Beverly A. ‘Bev’ Kopp

Beverly A. “Bev” Kopp, 56, of Republic, passed away Wednesday morning, April 12, 2017, in the emergency room at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. She was born June 9, 1960, in Tiffin, to John C. and Barbara A. (Selvey) Burns. She married Mark A. “Pooch” Kopp Jan. 10, 1987. Survivors ...

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Paul E. Risner

Paul E. Risner, 79, of 6625 W. CR 6, New Riegel, died at 2:13 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Bridge Hospice Care, Findlay. He was born July 12, 1937, to Ernie and Grace (Hamlin) Risner. He married Alma (Biller) Risner Dec. 1, 1956, and she survives. They enjoyed 60 years of ...

Miles Alexander Shearn and Layla Rae Shearn

Miles Alexander Shearn and Layla Rae Shearn passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Mercy Health-Tiffin Hospital. The twins, a son, Miles, and a daughter, Layla, were born Tuesday, April 11, 2017, to Michael Andre Shearn Jr. and Angela Nicole Sosebee. Survivors include their parents, Michael ...

Encarnacion M. ‘Chonito’ Hernandez Jr.

Encarnacion M. “Chonito” Hernandez Jr., 93, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at his home. He was born Oct. 15, 1923, in Waelder, Texas, to the late Encarnacion and Simona R. (Martinez) Hernandez Sr. He married Santiaga C. Capetillo Oct. 3, 1942, in Texas, and she preceded him in ...

Constance Ann Snay

Constance Ann Snay, 71, of Findlay, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay. Constance was born Dec. 18, 1945, to the late Russell Snay and Juanita (Miller) Sting. Survivors include her son, Jeffery (Mariam) Snay of Chicago; a granddaughter; two brothers, Gary ...

Paula Ann McLaughlin

Paula Ann McLaughlin, 61, of Carey, died at 8:54 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at her residence. Born July 4, 1955, in Fostoria, she was the daughter of the late James F. and Anna Mae (Caudill) Plott Sr. She married Wendell McLaughlin March 15, 1985, and he survives in Carey. Also surviving ...

Sue A. Walters

Sue A. Walters, 65, of Tiffin, passed away Monday, April 10, 2017, at University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center. She was born Nov. 30, 1951, in Tiffin, to Sam and Philomena (Paradiso) Mathias. She married Ronald L. Walters June 26, 1970. Survivors include her husband, Ron of Tiffin; ...

Bernardo ‘Benny’ R. Benavidez

Bernardo “Benny” R. Benavidez, 80, of Fremont, died Monday, April 10, 2017, at Bethesda Care Center in Fremont. Mr. Benavidez was born Aug. 18, 1936, in Realitos, Texas, to the late Emilio and Petra (Rodriguez) Benavidez. He married Alicia (Cardenas) in Tiffin Oct. 19, 1957, and she ...