Obituaries

Leah Thelma Bateson

Leah Thelma Bateson, 78, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. She was born July 28, 1939, in Gibsonburg, to Deloy and Iva (Strausbaugh) Sebring. Her parents later divorced and she was raised by her mother and stepfather, Ransom Essex. She married Richard E. ...

Constance Maxine ‘Connie’ (Kime) Burns

Constance Maxine “Connie” (Kime) Burns, 87, of Tiffin, passed away peacefully at 3:14 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center. She was born Dec. 17, 1929, in Tiffin, to Noah and Ora (Day) Kime. She married James R. Burns July 8, 1950, in St. Mary ...

Deborah Ann ‘Deb’ Fuller

Deborah Ann “Deb” Fuller, 63, of Tiffin, passed away Monday afternoon, Oct. 16, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. She was born Dec. 3, 1953, in Tiffin, to John P. “Jack” and Mary Alice (Kinninger) Fox. She married Allen B. Fuller Jan. 8, 1977. Survivors ...

Thomas Anthony ‘Thom’ Grandillo

Thomas Anthony “Thom” Grandillo, 57, of Dayton, passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. He was born March 8, 1960, in Cleveland, to Anthony D. and Lucy (DeLuca) Grandillo. He will be sadly missed by his mother, Lucy of Dayton; two brothers, Michael (Nancy) of Northville, Michigan, and ...

Nellie Catherine (Vogelsong) Shuff

Nellie Catherine (Vogelsong) Shuff, 89, left her earthly home Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Arcadia, Florida, while recuperating from multiple surgeries. She entered this life Jan. 11, 1928, the daughter of Leonard and Emma Vogelsong. She married Richard E. Shuff June 15, 1947, and he preceded ...

Richard Paul Warnement Sr.

Richard Paul Warnement Sr., 85, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and formerly of Tiffin, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at Waltonwood Cotswold. Dick was born Aug. 29, 1932, in Tiffin, to Paul Richard and Marian (Sexton) Warnement. He married Nancy Wurm, Aug. 9, 1952, in St. Mary ...

Darlene E. Switzer

Darlene E. Switzer, 86, of Fostoria, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at Independence House, Fostoria. She was born Dec. 24, 1930, in Fostoria, to Homer “Scott” and Waunna (Mankin) White. She first married Dale Leemaster and they divorced. She then married Jack E. Switzer in June 1973 in ...

Leah Thelma Bateson

Leah Thelma Bateson, 78, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Mario J. Iannantuono

Mario J. Iannantuono, 78, passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon, Oct. 15, 2017, at St. Frances Home, after a 16-month battle with lung cancer. Mario was born Aug. 15, 1939, in Tiffin, to Donato and Bambina (Pacifico) Iannantuono. He married Sue (Sponseller) Feb. 16, 1963, in St. Mary ...

Sandra Leah Soski

Sandra Leah Soski, 81, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. She was born Aug. 7, 1936, in Tiffin, to William and Janet Deibert. Sandy is survived by two sisters, Dian Phillips and Margaret Phillips; a brother, Michael Deibert; four children, Terry Weaver, William Weaver, Patrick Weaver and ...

Ray L. Frey

Ray L. Frey, 93, of Fremont, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at his home. He was born Sept. 27, 1924, in Fremont, to Walter and Mary Viola (Herr) Frey. He married Jean Wott Dec. 26, 1947, and she survives. Survivors include two children, David (Cathy) Frey of Hugo, Colorado, and Debora (Robert) ...

Timothy J. Lee

Timothy J. Lee, 73, of Republic, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at his residence. He was born April 24, 1944, in Gould City, Michigan, to Arnold and Geneve (Sorensen) Lee. He married Ethel (Kensler) Lee Aug. 25, 1965, in Manchester, Michigan. Survivors include four children, Christopher ...

Sharon Kay Rumschlag

Sharon Kay Rumschlag, 75, of Fostoria, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at her home. She was born Aug. 18, 1942, in Fostoria, to Benjamin and Evelyn (Turner) Keckler. She married Sonny Rumschlag in June 1960, in Angola, Indiana, and they later divorced. Survivors include two sons, Guy (Jodi) ...

Darlene E. Switzer

Darlene E. Switzer, 86, of Fostoria, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at Independence House, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Lance W. Tornow

Lance W. Tornow, 32, of Fostoria, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Sharon J. Guhn

Sharon J. Guhn, 81, of rural Bellevue, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Stein Hospice, Sandusky. Sharon was born Oct. 24, 1935, in Fremont, to Sam and Elsie (Nitschke) Tillapaw. She married Marvin L. Guhn Aug. 6, 1955, and he preceded her in death April 23, 2011. Survivors include three ...

Nellie Catherine (Vogelsong) Shuff

Nellie Catherine (Vogelsong) Shuff, 89, left her earthly home Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Arcadia, Florida, while recuperating from multiple surgeries. She entered this life Jan. 11, 1928, the daughter of Leonard and Emma Vogelsong. She married Richard E. Shuff June 15, 1947, and he preceded ...

Kenneth D. Kin Sr.

Kenneth D. Kin Sr., 79, of Upper Sandusky, passed away at 4:38 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. Kenneth was born Jan. 6, 1938, in Kirby, to Clarence W. and Ida (Barrick) Kin, both of whom are deceased. He married Jean Ann Hark Jan. 9, 1960, at St. ...

Catherine A. Pinkston

Catherine A. Pinkston, 89, of Tiffin, died at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. She was born Jan. 11, 1928, in Tiffin, to Herman and Adeline (Zoeller) Reinbolt. She married Donal A. Pinkston from Lawrence County, Arkansas, Aug. 5, 1950, at St. Boniface Catholic ...

Frank E. San Gregory Jr.

Frank E. San Gregory Jr., 68, of Homer, Michigan, passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Jan. 16, 1949, in Tiffin, the son of Frank E. and Mary J. (Hayes) San Gregory Sr. He married Bonnie Fisher Dec. 27, 1969, while on leave from ...