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Ralph A. ‘Ha Ha’ Smith

Ralph A. “Ha Ha” Smith, 91, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday morning, March 8, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. He was born Dec. 13, 1925, in Tiffin, to Ralph W. and Pauline (Siegrist) Smith. He married Lucille J. Lucius Nov. 12, 1949, and she preceded him in death March 19, ...

Mrs. Jandereski

Betty J. Jandereski

Betty J. Jandereski, 83, of Tiffin, passed away at 9:21 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. Betty was born Oct. 5, 1933, in Harbor Beach, Michigan, to the late Robert and Margaret (Arch) Burley. She married Eddy M. Jandereski Jan. 4, 1957, ...

Mrs. Clouse

Wanda M. Clouse

Wanda M. Clouse, 87, of Tiffin, passed away March 8, 2017, at Elmwood in Fremont. She was born May 8, 1929, in Seneca County, to the late Bert William and Juanita (Holtz) Corthell. She married Donald P. Clouse Aug. 27, 1949, at St. Mary Rectory, and he preceded her in death Jan. 26, ...

Melinda E. Collins

Melinda E. Collins, 49, of Bloomville, passed away at 5:27 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in the emergency room at Tiffin Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Melinda was born Nov. 12, 1967, in Shelby, to the late Marvin and Cleo (Risner) Collins. Melinda is survived by her daughter, Whitney ...

Ms. Fitch

Cassidy Rae Fitch

Cassidy Rae Fitch, 20, of Cape Coral, Florida, passed away March 3, 2017, at her residence in Florida. Cassidy was born June 23, 1996, in Tiffin, to Cecil (fiance, Lindy Sotomayor) Fitch of Cape Coral, Florida and Christina Carroll of Powell, Wyoming. Survivors include her brother, Cecil ...

Mrs. Jandereski

Betty J. Jandereski

Betty J. Jandereski, 83, of Tiffin, passed at 9:21 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center. Betty was born Oct. 5, 1933, in Harbor Beach, Michigan, to the late Robert and Margaret (Arch) Burley. She married Eddy M. Jandereski Jan. 4, 1957, in Cleveland, ...

John H. McConnell

John H. McConnell, 92, of Green Springs, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at his home. He was born July 1, 1924, in Bellevue, the son of Don and Gertrude (MacDonald) McConnell. John married Hope Hoke June 16, 1946, in Green Springs and she preceded him in death Jan. 17, 1994. John is ...

Mr. Smith

Ralph A. ‘Ha Ha’ Smith

Ralph A. “Ha Ha” Smith, 91, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday morning, March 8, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. He was born Dec. 13, 1925, in Tiffin, to Ralph W. and Pauline (Siegrist) Smith. He married Lucille J. Lucius Nov. 12, 1949, and she preceded him in death March 19, ...

Joyce I. Brose

Joyce I. Brose, 84, of Fostoria, died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Dean E. Distel

Dean E. Distel Sr., 80, of Tiffin, died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. His funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, March 13, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424, with the Rev. Kevin Rusk ...

John L. Hendricks

John L. Hendricks, 90, formerly of Fremont, died March 3, 2017, at Ohio Veterans Home. Arrangements will be announced by Foos Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 504 E. McPherson Hwy., Clyde.

Ronald ‘Chick’ L. Allan

Ronald “Chick” L. Allan, 88, of Fremont, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at ProMedica Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 18, 1928, in Wayne County, to Archibald and Etta Mae (Shanklin) Allan. He married Lila Haas Aug. 26, 1950, at Grace Lutheran Church, and she preceded him in death ...

Mr. Brinkman

Ned E. Brinkman

Ned E. Brinkman, 82, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 7, 2017, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center. He was born March 10, 1934, in Tiffin, to Clarence E. and Arlene M. (Gurney) Brinkman. He married his high school sweetheart, Joan Fulton, Aug. 16, 1954. They were ...

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Eugene A. Good Jr.

Eugene A. Good Jr., 95, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 22, 2017, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. He was born Feb. 17, 1922, in Columbus, to Eugene A. and Florence (Davis) Good. Eugene was great-grandson of Reuben Good. Reuben and Jeremiah Good founded Heidelberg College in 1850. ...

Wanda M. Clouse

Wanda M. Clouse, 87, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Elmwood in Fremont. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin.

Melinda E. Collins

Melinda E. Collins, 49, of Bloomville, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in the emergency room at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home in Bloomville.

Betty Jandereski

Betty Jandereski, 83, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center in Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin.

Ralph A. Smith

Ralph A. Smith, 91, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. His Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, at St. Mary Catholic Church with the Rev. Gary Walters and his grandson, the Rev. Philip Smith, con-celebrating. A rosary will ...

Mrs. Bacon

Twila Lucile Bacon

Twila Lucile Bacon, 85, of Tiffin, passed away at 9:35 a.m. Thursday, March 2, 2017, at her residence. Twila was born Oct. 5, 1931, in New Middletown, to the late Grover Wilhelm and Elma Mae (Raub) Cyrus. She married Roy M. Bacon Oct. 27, 1957, in New Middletown, and he preceded her in death ...

Mr. Doyle

Mahlon E. Doyle

Mahlon E. Doyle, 92, of Silver Springs, Maryland, and formerly of Ohio, died at 3:30 a.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017, at home. He was born June 14, 1924, in North Baltimore, to Carl and Flossie (Michener) Doyle. He married Lana (Starner) Doyle Aug. 10, 1946, and she died Feb. 2, 2012. Surviving ...