Obituaries

Remy Allen Nichols

Remy Allen Nichols, stillborn, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. He was born Aug. 10, 2019, in Toledo, to Mark E. Nichols II and Natasha Hisher-Purkey both of Tiffin. Remy is survived by his brother, Brody Purkey of Tiffin; ...

Kenneth C. ‘Duffer’ Tiell

Kenneth C. “Duffer” Tiell, 71, of Fostoria, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at his country home. He was born Jan. 11, 1948, in Tiffin, to Francis E. “Tootie” and Mary Magdalene (Hammer) Tiell. He married Carol Kleinfelter Feb. 27, 1971. Survivors include his wife, Carol Tiell ...

Ronald R. Ritzman, Sr.

Ronald R. Ritzman, Sr., 75, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Eden Springs Health Care Center following an illness. He was born July 26, 1944, in Fremont, to Robert and Loyala (Babione) Ritzman. He married Kay Laird Aug. 16, 1966. She preceded him in death Nov. 1, 1998. Survivors include his ...

Ralph Tom Shiley

Ralph Tom Shiley, 79, of Kansas, died Friday, Aug. 16, 201, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Bettsville.

Judith J. Miller nee Wilhelm

Judith J. Miller nee Wilhelm, 78, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019. She was born in Norwalk to Herman Wilhelm and C. Elizabeth “Betty” (Metz). Judy is survived by her husband, John Miller of Bellevue; her sister, Joan Wilhelm Kehrer (John Webster) of Grand Junction, Colorado; her ...

Gary ‘Cookie’ L. Cook

Gary Lee Cook, known by many as “Cookie,” 76, of Fremont, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Countryside Manor, Fremont. He was born Sept. 20, 1942, in Fremont, a son of George W. and Bertha M. (Keegan) Cook. Cookie is survived by his son, Mark Hollenbach of Bowling ...

Robert A. ‘Bobby’ DeVictor

Robert A. “Bobby” DeVictor, age 60, passed away suddenly Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Sue (Herbert) DeVictor; sisters, Shelly (Jim) DeRoberts and Renee (Ken) Chance; sisters-in-law, Judy (Karl) Fazenbaker, Jeanne Mowry, Rose (Chris) Ernst and Betty (Jim) Hall; ...

Mary A. Gillespie

Mary A. Gillespie, 90, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at her home. She was born July 3, 1929, in Tiffin, to Irven and Jessie (Haight) Hayes. She married John W. Gillespie Oct. 23, 1947, and he preceded her in death in 1991. Survivors include her son, John R. Gillespie of ...

Florian G. Podach

Florian G. Podach, 88, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born April 30, 1931, in Seneca County, to Joseph L. and Frances (Kuhn) Podach. He married Louise H. Collet Oct. 23, 1954, at Our Lady of Consolation, Carey, and she preceded him ...

Jocelyn Dible

Jocelyn Dible, 85, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. Funeral arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Marilyn E. Morton

Marilyn E. Morton, 91, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at St. Francis Home. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Doug Crawford III

Doug Crawford III, 79, of Pataskala and formerly Tiffin, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Tuscany Gardens. He was born Aug. 5, 1940, in Tiffin, to Wilmer Douglas Crawford II and Mary Ellen (Hasemeyer) Crawford. He is survived by his wife, Evalyn Ann (Smales) Crawford; six children, ...

Janice Marie Krupp

Janice Marie Krupp, 82, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Kingston Memory Care Nursing Home, Perrysburg. She was born May 6, 1937, in New Washington, to Clemence and Frances (Hoehn) Bishop. Jan married Thomas Krupp in 1957, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in New Washington. In 2017, ...

Ronald L. Saunders

Ronald L. Saunders, 70, of Lady Lake, Florida, and formerly Defiance, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019. He was born Aug. 24, 1949, to Paul R. Saunders and Wilma (Cox) Kania of Tiffin. He is survived by his mother, Wilma; wife, Carmen; his children, Tammy (Mohammad) Hashemi, Brock (Terri) ...

Mary A. Gillespie

Mary A. Gillespie, 90, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at her home. Friends may visit with the family 10:30 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424. Her funeral will begin at ...

Remy Allen Nichols

Remy Allen Nichols, stillborn, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Florian G. Podach

Florian G. Podach, 88, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Robert A. ‘Bobby’ DeVictor

Robert A. “Bobby” DeVictor, 60, passed away suddenly Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Sue (Herbert) DeVictor; sisters, Shelly (Jim) DeRoberts and Renee (Ken) Chance; sisters-in-law, Judy (Karl) Fazenbaker, Jeanne Mowry, Rose (Chris) Ernst and Betty (Jim) Hall; ...

Eugene Charles Miller (Chick)

Eugene Charles Miller (Chick), 67, of Attica, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 10, 1951, to Leon J. and Rita (Elmlinger) Miller. He married Jane Ann Holmer Nov. 26, 1977. He is survived by his wife, Janie; daughters, ...

Edward Schauder

Edward Schauder, 89, of Bellevue, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. Edward was born July 8, 1930, in Tiffin, the son of Louis M. Schauder and Bess Naomi (Fisher) Schauder. He married Evelyn (Ryder) Schauder, Sept. 5, 1954, in Perrysburg. She preceded ...