Obituaries

Betty C. Coombs

Betty C. Coombs, 95, of Bellevue, died Monday, March 12, 2018, at The Willows of Bellevue. She was born March 31, 1922, in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, to Walter E. Ramp and Cora A. (Biggs) Ramp. She married Hugh R. Coombs Oct. 9, 1942, and he preceded her in death in 2001. She is survived by a ...

Jean Ann Smith

Jean Ann Smith, 52, of New Washington, died Thursday, March 8, 2018, at her residence. She was born April 20, 1965, in Willard, to Melvin E. and Carolyn A. (Weller) Smith. Survivors include a special friend, Jeremy Hicks of Willard. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her ...

Steven J. Carter

Steven J. Carter, 62, of Fostoria, died Monday, March 12, 2018, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria.

Adam J. Cornett

Adam J. Cornett, 29, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Youlanda Sue Fraley

Youlanda Sue Fraley, 68, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Center, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Dennis Boyer

Dennis Boyer, 62, of Bellevue, died Friday, March 9, 2018, at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky. He was born May 25, 1955, in Columbus, to Harlow and Marjorie (Wollenslegel) Boyer. He is survived by his partner of 27 years, Susan Decker; four children, Julie Gilbert of Bellevue, ...

Mary H. Kieffer

Mary H. Kieffer, 97, of Columbus and formerly rural Nevada, died Thursday, March 8, 2018, at her daughter’s home. She was born May 8, 1920, in Wharton, to Arthur and Ethel (Schoenberger) Phelps. She once was married to Arden Kieffer and he is deceased. She is survived by a daughter, Doris ...

Nancy A. ‘Patchworks’ Harlett

Nancy A. “Patchworks” Harlett, 75, of Tiffin, died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at her home. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Laurie P. Martishius

Laurie P. Martishius, 60, of Tiffin, died Friday, March 9, 2018, in Defiance. She was born May 10, 1957, in Defiance, to John and Laura (Schomburg) Lewis. She married Walter A. Martishius Feb. 14, 1989, in Niagara Falls, New York. Surviving is her son, Alexander (Janelle) Matrishius of ...

Edward A. Broski

Edward A. Broski, 90, of Burgoon, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Fremont ProMedica Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 8, 1927, in Castalia, to John Paul and Esther Ruth (Long) Broski. Edward is survived by his loving companion, Carol Homler of Burgoon; four children, Edward ...

Doris Ann Norris

Doris Ann Norris, 77, of Fostoria, died Thursday, March 8, 2018, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born May 22, 1940, in Fostoria to Eula (Sheets) and Robert Norris. She is survived by two brothers, Peter (Christine) Norris of Tiffin and Thomas (Lynne) Norris of Phoenix, ...

Betty J. Russell

Betty J. Russell, 77, of Carey, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at her daughter’s home in Carey. She was born Feb. 21, 1941, in Porterdale, Georgia, to Lonnie and Mary (Wilson) Sockwell. She married Dorsel Russell April 15, 1977, and he survives in Carey. Also surviving are a daughter, ...

Carol S. Schneider

Carol S. Schneider, 71, of Bucyrus, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Bucyrus Hospital. She was born May 29, 1946, in Bellevue, to Alvin and Gertrude (Mattison) Zeller Sr. She is survived by four children, DeWayne (Dixie) Schneider of Shelby, Melinda Schneider of Bucyrus, Edwin (Danelle) ...

Patricia L. Swartz

Patricia L. Swartz, 70, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at The Willows of Bellevue. She was born Sept. 6, 1947, in Bellevue, to Robert and Louise (Tuttamore) Swartz. Survivors include two sons, Corey (Kelly) Colich of McComb and Nathan Colich of Tiffin; seven grandchildren; two ...

Jean Ann Smith

Jean Ann Smith, 52, of New Washington, died Thursday, March 8, 2018, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, Bloomville.

Carol Ann Myers

Carol Ann Myers, 58, of Green Springs, died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Bellevue Hospital. She was born April 9, 1959, to Arthur “Pespi” and Harriet (Tucker) Hurst. She married Daniel Myers May 8, 1982, and he preceded her in death Feb. 6, 2002. Survivors include their ...

Helen Pettys

Helen Pettys, 88, of Clyde, died Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Fremont ProMedica Hospital. Mrs. Pettys was born Mary 24, 1929, in Clyde, to John and Agnes (Felshaw) Holzhauer. She married Howard Pettys Sept. 8, 1948, and he preceded her in death July 4, 2008. She is survived by two daughters, ...

Janice Marie (Hull) Young

Janice Marie (Hull) Young, 80, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. She was born Aug. 29, 1937, in Bay City, Michigan, to Carl and Ruth (Fandry) Hull. She married Charles E. Young Feb. 28, 1955, and he survives in Fostoria. Also surviving are ...

Brady Charles Scherger

Brady Charles Scherger, 10, of Alvada, passed away at 8:13 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2018, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. He was born Dec. 8, 2007, in Findlay, to Dominic J. and Angela M. (Coppler) Scherger, who reside in Alvada. Also surviving is a twin brother, Bryce A. Scherger; a ...

Linda Mary Taylor

Linda Mary Taylor, 54, of Toledo, died Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Ridgewood Manor Nursing Home after a long illness. She was born Oct. 16, 1963, in Bellevue, to Wilbur J. Taylor and Rosemary Ruffing Taylor. Linda is survived by five siblings, Susan (Lester) Hall of Bonner Ferry, Idaho, ...