Obituaries

Ralph T. Watson

Ralph T. Watson, 86, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at Fremont Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin.

Mr. Clem

Wilmer C. Clem

Wilmer C. Clem, 80, of Tiffin, passed away at 7:25 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. Wilmer was born May 25, 1936, in Mount Solon, Virginia, to Willis Covet and Edna Mae (Runion) Clem-Keister. He married Lorna L. (Shultz) July 2, 1955, in Decatur, Indiana, ...

Mr. Dunn

Donald A. Dunn

Donald A. Dunn, 81, of Sycamore, died at 12:15 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at home. He was born March 10, 1935, in Whitehouse, Tennessee, to Everett and Earline (Baird) Dunn. He married Betty (Volkmer) Dunn May 19, 1962, and she died Sept. 1, 2008. Surviving are four children, Joyce Dunn ...

Mrs. Kiser

Felista June ‘Smitty’ Kiser

Felista June “Smitty” Kiser, 91, of Fremont, died Friday morning, Feb. 10, 2017, at her residence. She was born June 22, 1925, in Tovy, Illinois, the youngest of nine children of William and Elizabeth (Smith) Smith. She married Herbert J. Kiser June 15, 1946, and he preceded her in ...

Mr. Meyer

Marven August Meyer

Marven August Meyer, 90, of Fremont, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at ProMedica Memorial Hospital, Fremont. He was born Jan. 2, 1927, in Henry County, Deshler, to Bernard and Erna (Sunderman) Meyer. He married Credora C. Frankart July 30, 1949, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and ...

Mr. Moyer

Robert J. Moyer

Robert J. Moyer, 92, of Bellevue, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at his home. He was born May 13, 1924, in Findlay, to Roger J. and Lura (Jacobs) Moyer. He married Geraldine “Gerry” (Souder) Feb. 19, 1949, and she preceded him in death July 27, 2003. Mr. Moyer served in the U.S. Army ...

Mrs. Noel

Carol J. Noel

Carol J. Noel, 70, of Arcadia, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at her home. She was born March 9, 1946, in Fostoria, to Walter and Madeline (Watson) Stultz. She married Thomas Noel March 5, 1976, in New Knoxville. Surviving are her husband, Thomas Noel of Arcadia; a son, Bradley Ludwig of ...

Marguerite F. Hunker

Marguerite F. Hunker, 91, of Tiffin, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin.

Janis M. Reinhart

Janis M. Reinhart, 64, of Fostoria, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.

James E. Riley

James E. “Jim” Riley

James E. "Jim" Riley, 78, a resident of Naperville, Illinois, since 1974, and former Bloomville resident, passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at The British Home, Brookfield, Illinois, after a long illness. He was born Jan. 21, 1939, in Bloomville, to Frank D. and Esther (Shook) Riley. He ...

Evelyn Marie Matz

Evelyn Marie Matz, 105, of Clyde, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at The Willows in Bellevue. Evelyn was born in Adams Township, Seneca County, Jan. 1, 1912, to the late Charles A. and Alvennie (Evert) Matz. Miss Matz also was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert Matz and Robert C. ...

Robert J. Moyer

Robert J. Moyer, 92, of Bellevue, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at his home. He was born May 13, 1924, in Findlay, to the late Roger J. and Lura (Jacobs) Moyer. He married Geraldine “Gerry” (Souder) Feb. 19, 1949, and she preceded him in death July 27, 2003. Robert served in the U.S. ...

June A. Doran

June A. Doran, 93, of Tiffin, passed away Friday afternoon, Feb. 10, 2017, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. She was born Jan. 20, 1924, in Tiffin, to Dwight and Helen (Platt) Mason. She married Lloyd “Shorty” Doran April 14, 1945, and he preceded her in death Nov. 1, 2010. Survivors include ...

Mr. Paull

Donald James Paull

Donald James Paull, 78, of Tiffin, passed away at 9:29 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at his residence in Tiffin. Don was born Aug. 12, 1938, in Holgate, to Charles W. and Thelma I. (Stout) Paull. He married Marsha A. (Focht) Paull Dec. 11, 1981, and she preceded him in death Nov. 25, 2015. ...

Lois A. ‘Mrs. B’ Ardner

Lois A. “Mrs. B” Ardner, 88, of Sandusky, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at her home. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Church, 503 Columbus, Sandusky, with her funeral beginning at 11 a.m. Arrangements handled by David F. Koch Funeral Home and ...

Marion ‘Pete’ Mellott

Marion “Pete” Mellott, 80, of Old Fort, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. He was born Dec. 3, 1936, to Russell and Bernita (Allbaugh) Mellott of Tiffin. He married Lynette (Hoover) Mellott of Old Fort. He is survived by his wife; four children, Craig (Chelly) Mellott of Old Fort, Mark ...

Betty J. Rohlf

Betty J. Rohlf, 92, of Bellevue, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at The Willows at Bellevue. She was born May 28, 1924, in Bellevue, to Charles and Myrtle (Wilt) Weller Sr. She married Kenneth Rohlf Sr. Nov. 25, 1942, and he preceded her in death in 1963. She is survived by two sons, James ...

Mrs. Brown

Carol June (Stine) Brown

Carol June (Stine) Brown, who lived most of her 83 years on earth in Tiffin, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. After being apart for 16 years, welcoming her into heaven was the love of her life, her husband, M.J. (Ted) Brown, and her parents, ...

The Rev. Meloy

The Rev. John O. Meloy

The pastor emeritus of First Presbyterian Church, Defiance, the Rev. John O. Meloy died Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. He was born May 6, 1922, in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, the oldest son of the Rev. John W. and Lena Ogden Meloy. His school years were in Bloomington, Indiana, and Wichita, ...

Martha V. Fox

Martha V. Fox, 96, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Independence House in Fostoria. She was born Sept. 14, 1920, in Seneca County, to Jacob and Clara (Fruth) Reiss. Martha married Paul E. Fox, Feb. 9, 1940, in Tiffin. Survivors include a daughter, Jane Meisner of Tiffin; ...