Obituaries

Marjorie E. Bookmyer

Marjorie E. Bookmyer, 96, formerly of Sycamore, died at 2:50 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center, Upper Sandusky. She was born Aug. 18, 1922, in Crawford County, to Wooster A. and Verna (Ohl) Riedel. She married Rolland Bookmyer, and he is ...

Jimmie B. Wilson

Jimmie B. Wilson, 90, earned his wings Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at the Seneca House, Tiffin, surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born Jan. 22, 1928, in Talcott, West Virginia, to Harley and Nannie Mae (Garten) Wilson. He is survived by wife, Marilyn of Tiffin; his daughter, Susan ...

Richard E. ‘Butch’ Yoakum

Richard E. “Butch” Yoakum, 76, of Killeen, Texas, and formerly of Tiffin, passed away, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. He was born May 19, 1942, in Tiffin, to Walter C. and Margaret C. (Hoover) Yoakum. Survivors include his three children, Tammy S. (Ronald Myers) Yoakum of Tiffin, Teresa K. ...

Janet K. (Aldrich) Curliss

Janet K. (Aldrich) Curliss, 76, died Wednesday, Dec.5, 2018. She was born Aug.15, 1942, in Clyde, to Clayton and Zelena (Crawford) Aldrich. She married La Mar Curliss March 3, 1962. She is survived by her husband; two sons, Troy (Sharon) Curliss of Suffolk, Virginia, and Tyrone (Tina) ...

Ava Rose Reinhart

Ava Rose Reinhart was stillborn at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Blanchard Valley Hospital. She is survived by her parents, Zachary J. and Deana R. (Halcomb) Reinhart of Alvada; brother, Luke J. Reinhart of Alvada; maternal grandparents, Randy and Diana Halcomb of Tiffin; paternal ...

Ivy Marion Snyder

Ivy Marion Snyder, 95, of Tiffin, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Josine M. ‘Josie’ Bell

Josine M. “Josie” Bell, 57, of Celina and formerly of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday evening, Dec. 4, 2018, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. She is the daughter of Thomas F. and Joanne (Hudson) Bell. Survivors include her son, James Andrew Green of Wooster; two brothers, David Bell of ...

Major Edward ‘Ed’ J. Miller

Major Edward “Ed” J. Miller, USAF, Retired, 53, Glenburn, North Dakota, went to be with the Lord, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, as a result of an automobile accident. Ed was born May 6, 1965, to Stanley and Mercedes (Hartenstein) Miller in Tiffin, the seventh of 10 children. Ed married Kathy ...

Cheryl Ann Springer

Cheryl Ann Springer, 74, of Bellevue, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. She was born Sept. 19,1944, in Bellevue, to Wesley James Reigle and Betty (Wells) Reigle Herborn. She is survived by two children, Jackie Springer (George McMillian) of Bellevue and Jude (Jessica) Springer of Avon; three ...

Dorothy Bero

Dorothy Bero, 94, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Richard E. Yoakum

Richard E. Yoakum, 76, of Killeen, Texas, and formerly of Tiffin, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at his residence in Texas. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Steven A. Nagy

Steven A. Nagy, 66, of Port Clinton, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at Hospice in Perrysburg, following a short illness. Steve was born March 30, 1952, to Bessie and Steven Nagy. Steve married Dawn M. Kramer Nov. 9, 2002. She survives in Tiffin. Also surviving are five stepchildren, ...

Howard W. Mathias

Howard W. Mathias passed away at 7:32 p.m. Dec. 3, 2018, in the emergency room at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital after a fatal fall at his home. Howard was born Sept. 11, 1948, in Berwick, to the late Louis F. Mathias Sr. and Beulah C. (Lee) Mathias. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 ...

Luis Hugo Medina

Luis Hugo Medina, 47, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at his home. He was born May 17, 1971, in Mexico City, Mexico, to Luis Lugo and Angelina (Villeda Gonzalez) Medina. He married Nickole Brockschmidt Sept. 20, 1994, in Fostoria, and she survives. Also surviving are his son, ...

Eileen Horn

Eileen Horn, 95, of Fremont, died Monday, Dec.3, 2018, at Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky. She was born Dec.13, 1922, in Bellevue to Clarence and Corrine (Foos) Dudley. She married Edward “Bud” Horn, March 2, 1946. She was survived by seven children, Paula Secrist of Fremont, ...

Josine M. ‘Josie’ Bell

Josine M. “Josie” Bell, 57, of Coldwater and formerly of Tiffin, died Tuesday, Dec.4, 2018, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.

Jimmie B. Wilson

Jimmie B. Wilson, 90, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at Seneca House. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.

Ronald Joseph Lucius

Ronald Joseph Lucius, 54, of Springville, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at IU Health University, Indianapolis. Ron was born Aug. 16, 1964, in Pemberville, to Ralph and Dorothy Lucius. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Teresa: a daughter, KC Lucius; a son, Andrew Lucius; his ...

Lyman H. Hemminger

Lyman H. Hemminger, 89, of Tiffin, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at his residence. Lyman was born April 9, 1929, in Green Springs, to Max and Ida (Brittenberg) Hemminger. He married Arlene (Needham) in July 1947, and they later divorced. He then married Ruth I. (Doran) June 2, 1973, in ...

Kenneth J. ‘Kenny’ Steinmetz

Kenneth J. “Kenny” Steinmetz, 87, of Tiffin, passed away Monday evening, Dec. 3, 2018, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. He was born June 6, 1931, in New Riegel, to Urban and Irene (Kurtz) Steinmetz. He married Clara “Sis” Shaw June 27, 1953. Survivors include his wife, Clara ...