Obituaries

Francis M. Wyeth

Francis M. Wyeth, 60, of rural Sycamore, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at home. He was born Jan. 23, 1957, in Tiffin, to Francis E. and Louise (McDermott) Wyeth, and they survive in rural Sycamore. He married Debra A. (Ward) Wyeth Dec. 1, 1982, and she survives. Also surviving are four ...

John C. Elchisco

John C. Elchisco, 57, of Gaffney, South Carolina, passed away due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident Feb. 2, 2017. He was born July 24, 1959, to John R. and Janet Elchisco of Republic. He married Sharon Gowen Nov, 25, 1989, in Gaffney and she survives. He also is ...

Mrs. Hursey

Georgetta Ann Hursey

Georgetta Ann Hursey, 89, of Tiffin, died at 3:55 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at her residence. She was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Seneca County, to Robert and Cecelia (Kroeckel) LaFountaine. She married Joseph J. Zoeller in 1948, and he died Oct. 31, 1965. She married Loren R. Hursey, May ...

Shirley A. Poignon

Shirley A. Poignon, 78, of Tiffin, passed away Saturday morning, Feb. 4, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. On July 31, 1938, in New Riegel, she was born to Peter and Marie (Piccuito) Lauterbur. She married James A. Poignon June 12, 1970. Survivors include her husband, ...

Evelyn L. Free

Evelyn L. Free, 92, of Tiffin, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Her funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Tiffin. Friends may visit 3-7 p.m. ...

Walter Jackson

Walter Jackson, 64, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo. Funeral arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Michael D. Luman

Michael D. Luman, 76, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Andrea R. Pinskey

Andrea R. Pinskey, 58, of San Francisco and formerly of Fostoria, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Francisco. She was born to the late Thomas R. Pinskey and Joni (Jackson) Pinskey. Her mother survives in Fostoria. She married Thomas Ruffin in 1985 and he ...

Carmella Straub

Carmella Straub, 90, of Tiffin, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Francis M. Wyeth

Francis M. Wyeth, 60, of Sycamore, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore.

Mr. Bauer

Friederich J. ‘Fred’ Bauer

Friederich J. “Fred” Bauer, 95, of Fostoria, passed away at 1:55 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. He was born June 19, 1921, in Koblenz, Germany, to the late Hans and Anna (Stupfel) Bauer. He married Corrine Steiner June 18, 1955, in Fostoria, and she died ...

Georgetta Ann Hursey

Georgetta Ann Hursey

Georgetta Ann Hursey, 89, of Tiffin, died at 3:55 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at her residence. She was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Seneca County, to Robert and Cecelia (Kroeckel) LaFountaine. She married Joseph J. Zoeller in 1948, and he died Oct. 31, 1965. She married Loren R. Hursey, May ...

James W. Kizer II

James W. Kizer II, 93, of Tiffin, passed away at 7:32 a.m., Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, at ProMedica Memorial Hospital, Fremont. James was born April 1, 1923, in Bloomville, to the late James Welcome and Sarah Myrtle (Weaver) Kizer. He married Marjorie A. (Crew) in Bloomville June 23, 1951, and ...

Shirley Poignon

Shirley Poignon, 78, of Tiffin, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Mr. Clady

William ‘Bill’ E. Clady

William “Bill” E. Clady, 73, of North Sycamore Avenue, Sycamore, died at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at home. He was born Aug. 12, 1943, in Bucyrus, to Carl Edwin and Elonise Jennie (Williams) Clady. He married Ganelle “Susie” (Hill) Clady Feb. 24, 1980, and she ...

Mr. Heddles

Willard P. ‘Will’ Heddles

Willard P. “Will” Heddles, 74, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. 31, 2017, at Beaumont Hospital, Trenton, Michigan, after sustaining life-threatening injuries due to a car accident. He was born Feb. 20, 1942, in Delta, Colorado, to Willard F. and Mary (Walsh) Heddles. He ...

Mrs. Kirian

Daisey M. Kirian

Daisey M.  Kirian, 67, of Republic, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at Mercy  Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. She was born Sept. 21, 1949, in Tiffin, to Earl and Frances (Scott) Shiley. She married David J. Kirian Aug. 1, 1970, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, and he ...

Ms. Partain

Robbie Partain

A memorial service honoring Ms. Robbie Partain will begin at 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at Trinity United Church of Christ, 131 E. Perry St., Tiffin, OH 44883, with a reception to follow in the fellowship hall. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Robbie’s life. Robbie ...

Elizabeth R. (Swartz) Bertsch

Elizabeth R. (Swartz) Bertsch, 96, of Bellevue, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at Stein Hospice Care Center. She was born June 9, 1920, in Bismark, to Edward L. and Frances (Heitz) Swartz. She married Arthur Bertsch Oct. 13, 1956, at St. Sebastian Church, Bismark, and he preceded her in ...

Evelyn Mildred Smith Parkhurst

Evelyn Mildred Smith Parkhurst, 97, of Vickery, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at her residence. She was born April 17, 1919, in North Monroeville, to William John and Emma Maria (Tilley) Smith. She married D. Robert “Scoop” Parkhurst April 7, 1936, and he preceded her in death. She ...