Obituaries

Mark ‘Travis’ Taylor

Mark “Travis” Taylor, 33, of Republic, died Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at his home in Republic. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville.

Rita Reinhart

Rita Reinhart, 89, of Fremont, died Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Mount Carmel West, Columbus. Rita was born May 13, 1929, in Tiffin. She was the daughter of Henry and Victoria (Pahl) Kinn. She married William L. Reinhart of Bascom, Feb. 4, 1950, and he preceded her in death. Surviving are her ...

Betty M. Bossler

Betty M. Bossler, 92, of Fostoria, died Thursday, July 19, 2018, at her home. She was born March 23, 1926, in Fostoria, to Ralph F. and Florence R. (Wise) Brant. She married Ernest B. Bossler Nov. 17, 1946, in Fostoria, and he died Nov. 8, 2016. Surviving are a daughter, Alane Bossler of ...

Willis ‘Whitey’ Clark Evans

Willis “Whitey” Clark Evans, 90, of Clyde, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Heritage Village of Clyde. Mr. Evans was born Aug. 10, 1927, in Bellevue, to Charles McKinley and Ella May (Davenport) Evans. He married Ernestine Burnett in 1949, she preceded him in death in September 1963. He ...

Phyllis Ilene Neill

Phyllis Ilene Neill, 91, of rural Bellevue, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at the Willows of Bellevue. She was born Aug. 22, 1926, in Tiffin to Claude and Mary (Braden) Swartzmiller. She married Elmer S. Neill May 26, 1946, and he preceded her in death Sept. 1, 2013. Survivors include their ...

Fannie Robinson

Fannie Robinson, 89, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. Visitation for family and friends will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin. The funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home ...

Urban Shank

Urban Shank, 58, of Bellevue, died Monday, July 23, 2018, at The Bellevue Care Center. He was born April 13, 1960, in Bellevue, to Urban D. and Frances (Gonzales) Shank. He is survived by two sons, Urban D. Shank of Arkansas and Michael Shank of Arkansas; a daughter, Cheryl (Bill) Keyes of ...

Clair H. Cook

Clair H. Cook, 78, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

H. Weldin Neff

H. Weldin Neff, 88, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Seneca House, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Rita P. Bricely

Rita P. Bricely, 91, of Upper Sandusky, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19, 2018, at the Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. Rita was born April 16, 1927, in Mifflin Township, Wyandot County, to Carl A. and Helen A. (Orians) Rall. She married William B. Bricely April 20, 1949, at St. ...

Loretta F. (Brown) Combs

Loretta F. (Brown) Combs, 76, of Tiffin, passed away at 1:50 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2018, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. Loretta was born Feb. 6, 1942, in Whitesburg, Kentucky, to Robert and Angeline (Adams) Brown. She married Franklin “Chan” Combs Sept. 30, 1961, in Whitesburg, ...

Viola (Vi) Frances Lang

Viola (Vi) Frances Lang, 89, of Tiffin, died at 8:58 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee. She was born Dec. 19, 1928, in New Riegel, to Raphael J. and Theresa R. (Brickner) Lang. She is survived by many nieces and nephews; and a sister, Jean Decker of Fostoria; her ...

Robert E. Lynch

Robert E. Lynch, 82, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday morning, July 24, 2018, at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky. He was born June 3, 1936, in Seneca County, to Ralph and Alma (Auck) Lynch. He married Nancy Stanley Feb. 9, 1958, and she survives. Other survivors include two ...

Molly Mildred Myers

Molly Mildred Myers, 91, of Old Fort, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Elmwood Care Center of Fremont. She was born April 13, 1927, in Carey, to William and Emma (Lortz) Kummerer. Molly married Robert William Myers Sr. May 25, 1946, and he preceded her in death Dec. 20, 1995. Molly ...

Charlene M. Opperman

Charlene M. Opperman, 60, of Hamilton, died Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Cincinnati. She was born June 5, 1958, in Chicago, Illinois, to Ralph and Charlene (Myers) McClung Sr. She married Jess Opperman Dec. 22, 1978, in Fostoria. Surviving is her husband, Jess Opperman of Hamilton; a son, ...

Jerry J. Weber

Jerry J. Weber, 82, of Gulfport, Florida, and formerly of Fostoria, died Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Bayfront Health, St. Petersburg, Florida. Mr. Weber was born March 11, 1936, in Fostoria, to E. Austin and Helen (Kelly) Weber. Surviving is a sister, Marquin “Markie” (Doyle) Comer of ...

Dorothy L. Corthell

Dorothy L. Corthell, 92, of Tiffin, passed away Monday morning, July 23, 2018, at Seneca House, Tiffin. She was born Nov. 1, 1925, in Tiffin, to Blake and Gertrude (Weise) Rider. She married Kenneth E. Corthell Oct. 26, 1946, in St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, ...

Margaret M. ‘Marge’ Haaser

Margaret M. “Marge” Haaser, 98, of Fostoria, passed away Friday, July 20, 2018, at Independence House, Fostoria, where she resided for the last four years. She was born Jan. 27, 1920, in Bascom, to Amandus and Cora (Schalk) Hohman. She married Donald U. Haaser Feb. 22, 1941, at St. ...

James Anthony Loesser

James Anthony Loesser, 85, of Tiffin, died Sunday, July 22, 2018, at his residence. James was born June 14, 1933, in Tiffin, to John and Mary (Fredritch) Loesser. He married Ruth Lovett July 3, 1954, and she survives in Tiffin. Other survivors include a son, Richard J. “Rick” Loesser of ...

Samuel N. Sager II

Samuel N. Sager II, 72, passed away Friday, July 20, 2018, in Ocala, Florida, after a long illness. He was born Sept. 14, 1945, in Fort Seneca, to Samuel N. Sr. and Lydia Paulina (Rau) Sager. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Betty; his twin sister, Janet Meisner; a sister, Grace ...