Obituaries

Ruth C. Heckerd

Ruth C. Heckerd, 100, of rural Tiffin, passed away at 6:05 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Eden Springs Nursing Home, Green Springs. She was born April 29, 1918, in rural Tiffin, to Joseph P. and Ollie (Baker) Stover. She married John A. Heckerd in 1939, in their living room at home, and he ...

Clarence W. ‘Butch’ Gardner

Clarence W. “Butch” Gardner, 57, formerly of Bellevue, more recently of Lakeland, Florida, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida. He was born Aug. 30, 1961, in Bellevue, to Wayne and Audie “Sue” (Mobley) Gardner. Survivors include his companion, ...

Gloria D. Horner

Gloria D. Horner, 76, of Bellevue, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at The Willows Nursing Home. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. until the service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue. A burial service at Sandhill Cemetery immediately will ...

Harold Anthony Kurtz

Harold Anthony Kurtz, 87, of Fostoria, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born Dec. 7, 1930, to Jacob and Christina Kuntz. Survivors include two grandsons, Cory Daugherty and Jeff Kuntz. Mr. Kurtz was preceded in death by his parents; two ...

Lawrence Ralph Malott Jr.

Lawrence Ralph Malott Jr., 85, of Bellevue, died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, at The Willows of Bellevue. He was born Aug. 1, 1933, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Lawrence R. and Phyllis (Harris) Malott Sr. He married Joan E. (Harber) Malott Apr. 7, 1956, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He is survived by ...

Rosetta B. Cleveland

Rosetta B. Cleveland, 83, of Tiffin, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Ruth C. Heckerd

Ruth C. Heckerd, 100, of Tiffin, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Eden Springs Nursing Home, Green Springs. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

William Joseph ‘Bill’ Dotson

William Joseph “Bill” Dotson, 82, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday morning, Sept. 20, 2018, at home. He was born June 5, 1936, in Tiffin, to Bertie (Duncan) Dotson. He married Patricia A. McDole July 21, 1960, Survivors include his wife, Patricia A. Dotson; son, William Clinton (Melissa) ...

James A. ‘Jim’ Hoover

James A. “Jim” Hoover, 84, of Bascom, passed away Thursday morning, Sept. 20, 2018, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. He was born to Arthur and Louise (Glick) Hoover April 26, 1934, in Tiffin, and for 10 years was married to Mary; they separated and remained friends. Jim is survived by a ...

Linda F. Lee

Linda F. Lee, 70, of Tiffin, passed away at 7:10 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. Linda was born Feb. 5, 1948, in Tiffin, to the late Thomas and Thelma Dotson. She married Thomas M. Lee March 19, 1966, in Tiffin, and he survives. Survivors also ...

Misty Michelle McDivitt

Misty Michelle McDivitt, 27, of Willowick, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at Tri Point Hospital, Painesville. She was born Jan. 6, 1991, in Bellevue, to Andrew J. McDivitt of Bellevue and Jill McDivitt of Fremont. She is survived by her parents; a daughter, Serenity Shaull of Clyde; four ...

Russell Gene Stuckey

Russell Gene Stuckey, 89, of Fremont, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at The Bellevue Hospital. He was born April 15, 1929, in Cromer, to Lucas and Laura (Funk) Stuckey. He married Phyllis Chandler Feb. 1, 1952, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and she is deceased. He married Verna M. (Nickel) ...

Homer Lee Morrison

Homer Lee Morrison, 83, of Sun City Center, Florida, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Linda F. Lee

Linda F. Lee, 70, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin is assisting the family with their arrangements.

Joan Marie Hemminger-Gillmor

Joan Marie Hemminger-Gillmor, 90, of Green Springs, passed away peacefully Sept. 19, 2018, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Joan was born Feb. 10, 1928, in Tiffin, to Allen C. and Esther Hart. Joan married Lewis Hemminger in 1947, and raised two beloved sons, Michael and Paul. Joan is survived ...

William Joseph ‘Bill’ Dotson

William Joseph “Bill” Dotson, 82, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday morning, Sept. 20, 2018, at home. He was born June 5, 1936, in Tiffin, to Bertie (Duncan) Dotson. He married Patricia A. McDole July 21, 1960. Survivors include his wife, Patricia A. Dotson; a son, William Clinton ...

Donald G. Filliater

Donald G. Filliater, 81, of Fostoria, formerly of Fairhope, Alabama, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Independence House, Fostoria. He was born Aug. 19, 1937, in Fostoria, to William G. and Josephine (Depinet) Filliater. Don is survived by his previous wife, Kay (Hammer) Filliater; three ...

Paul Albert Heiss

Paul Albert Heiss, 91, of Tiffin, formerly of Chillicothe, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at Elmwood at the Shawhan of Tiffin. He was born Jan. 1, 1927, in Chillicothe, to George and Ella (LeBeau) Heiss. He married his wife, Anne Marie Neufeld, in 1948, who preceded him in death Nov. 12, ...

Lorraine M. Tuttamore

Lorraine M. Tuttamore, 93, of Bellevue, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at The Willows at Bellevue. She was born June 16, 1925, in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Norman J. and Mary A. (Walsh) Winser. She is survived by her two sons, George (Becky) Tuttamore Jr. of Delaware and Gary ...

William J. ‘Bill’ Dotson

William J. “Bill” Dotson, 82, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at his home. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.