Obituaries

Chad M. Fritz

Chad M. Fritz, 55, of Clyde, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at his home. Chad was born June 15, 1964, in Bellevue, to Martin S. and Evelyn M. (Noggler) Fritz. He is survived by his brother, Mark Fritz of Huron; and sister, Jolene (Gerald) Miller of Republic. He was preceded in death by ...

Arthur L. Schalk

Arthur L. Schalk, 81, of New Riegel, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center, after a brief illness. Art was born at home in New Riegel Nov. 28, 1937, to Alphons G. and Catherine S. (Reinhart) Schalk. He married Shirley Leber Oct. 1, 1960, at St. Joseph ...

Jacqueline S. Kinn

Jacqueline S. Kinn, 77, of Tiffin, passed away at 11:55 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Jackie was born May 12, 1941, in Washington D.C., to Jack and Norma (McDuffie) Shartzer. She married Norman J. Kinn June 24, 1974, in Indianapolis, Indiana, and he ...

Theresa Marcella Reiter-Heilman

Theresa Marcella Reiter-Heilman, 83, of Fostoria, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at her home. She was born June 8, 1935, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Dr. John Nicholas and Lucia T. (Korczyk) Kiebel. Theresa was a 1953 graduate of St. Wendelin High School and member of ...

Charles Edward Prenzlin

Charles Edward Prenzlin, 74, of Tiffin, died peacefully at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, at his sister and brother-in-law Rhea and John Blust’s residence. He was born Dec. 27, 1944, in Fremont, to Wayne “Shorty” Sr. and Pauline (Myers) Prenzlin. Survivors include his children, ...

Deborah Ann Hammer

Deborah Ann Hammer, 48, of Fostoria, passed away at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, April 10, 2019, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was born July 13, 1970, in Fostoria. Her father, Robert G. Hammer passed away Feb. 20, 2019, and her mother, Janice M. (David) ...

Janis M. Wickham

Janis M. Wickham, 63, of Upper Sandusky, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at her residence. She was born April 2, 1956, to Herbert A. and Evelyn I. (Smalley) Walton. She married Glenn Wickham April 2, 2000, and he survives in Upper Sandusky. Also surviving is her daughter Rachel (Randy) ...

Carol Sue Elchert

Carol S. Elchert, 65, of Cridersville, and former Tiffin and Republic resident, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening April 10, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima. Carol was born May 18, 1953, in Tiffin, to Stephen and Martha (Steinmetz) Elchert. Survivors include three sisters, Anna ...

Margaret J. Bemis

Margaret J. Bemis, 73, of Fostoria, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Jodi Marie Oliger

Jodi Marie Oliger, 45, of Fostoria, passed away Monday evening, April 8, 2019, at her home. She was born Nov. 27, 1973, in Findlay, to Edwin Gene and Connie (Frech) Cooper. Survivors include her mother, Connie (George) Williams of Lakeland, Florida; daughters, Brittney Gault Pean of ...

Dorothy D. Ohl

Dorothy D. Bonham Ohl, 89, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at her residence in Tiffin. She was born Nov. 10, 1929, in Marlboro Township, to James H. and Grace (Main) Bonham. Survivors include her son, Scott Ohl of Bucyrus; two daughters, Becky Starner of Manassas, Virginia, ...

Joan E. Hill

Joan E. Hill, 84, of Fostoria, passed away Wednesday morning, April 10, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born Jan. 19, 1935, in Tiffin, to Sylverius and Celeste (Reinhart) Brickner. She married Harlow E. Hill and they later divorced. Survivors include her sons, Steven H. ...

Carol Sue Elchert

Carol S. Elchert, 65, of Cridersville, and a former Tiffin and Republic resident, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville.

Jacqueline S. Kinn

Jacqueline S. Kinn, 77, of Tiffin, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Charles Prenzlin

Charles Prenzlin, 74, of Tiffin, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin.

Mary Jo Brickner

Mary Jo Brickner, 85, of Tiffin, died at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. She was born Aug. 1, 1933, in Tiffin, to Thomas and Alice (Eck) Frankart. She married Harland Brickner July 5, 1958, in St. Mary Catholic Church and he survives. Other survivors ...

The Rev. Ron D. Fruth

The Rev. Ron D. Fruth, 77, of Tiffin, passed away Monday afternoon, April 8, 2019, at Seneca House. He was born Dec. 1, 1941, in Napoleon, to Dallas and Leota (Lemon) Fruth. He married Verna Jean Schmidt July 30, 1966, in Stratford, Wisconsin. Survivors include his wife, Verna Jean of ...

Sharon K. King

Sharon K. King, 68, of Fremont, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2019, at her residence. She was born Feb. 23, 1951, in Fremont, to Richard and Anna (Filliator) King. Survivors include her two daughters, Tanya (Jim) Miller of Jacksonville, Florida, and Tina (Tom Michaels) Nickel ...

Marjorie A. Minardo

Funeral Mass for Marjorie A. (Klim) Minardo of Tiffin, will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Redeemer Church, 15712 Kipling Ave., Cleveland. Father Marty Polito will officiate. Family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center St. (Route ...

Steven Glenn Tyree

Steven Glenn Tyree, 71, of Tiffin, passed away at 2:41 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at his residence. Glenn was born April 23, 1947, in Whitesburg, Kentucky, to Andrew and Oma (Lucas) Tyree. He first married Dottie Shumway, and they divorced; then he married Frances (Hursey) Nov. 29, 1997, ...