Obituaries

William ‘Bill’ Alspach Sr.

William “Bill” Alspach Sr., 60, of Fort Seneca, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.

John (Jack) Everett Baldwin

John (Jack) Everett Baldwin, 87, passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in California after an 11-year struggle with dementia. He was born Sept. 14, 1930, in Iler, Ohio, to John and Iris (Omwake) Baldwin. John graduated from Jackson-Liberty High School in Amsden, Ohio, in 1948, went on to join ...

Jeanne M. Kieffer

Jeanne M. Kieffer, 88, of Tiffin, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 8, 2018, at her home. She was born Jan. 11, 1929, in Tiffin, to Raymond and Blondina (Rappelt) Bour. She married Richard A. Kieffer July 11, 1952. Survivors include her husband, Richard of Tiffin; son, Michael Kieffer of ...

Dagny Sigfrid Dorthea Lybeck

Dagny Sigfrid Dorthea Lybeck, 98, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Bridge Hospice of Findlay. She was born Nov. 22, 1919, in Stavanger, Norway. She married the Rev. Howard Lybeck June 12, 1946, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and he preceded her in death Dec. 26, 1982. She is ...

Elaine L. Thom

Elaine L. Thom, 80, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at St. Francis Home. Her funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at Hoffmann-Gott- fried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424, with the Rev. Joseph Szybka ...

Leonard Sam Tieman

Leonard Sam Tieman, 70, of Oak Harbor, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. Friends may visit noon until the time of the memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 7701 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor. Toft Funeral Home & ...

Evelyn J. Young

Evelyn J. Young, 84, of Fostoria, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo. She was born April 9, 1933, in Bloomdale, to the late Claude Merwin and Erma Margaret (Baker) Baird. She married Maurice L. Young Oct. 30, 1949, at First Church of the Nazarene, Fostoria, and he ...

Dale C. Bohring Jr.

Dale C. Bohring Jr., 70, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Chester E. Dunfee II

Chester E. Dunfee II, 60, of Custar and formerly of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Wood County Hospital, Bowling Green. Arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Frank Durso

Frank Durso, 93, residing in Sandusky, passed away early Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, 2018, at Parkvue Health Care Center. Frank was born Nov. 17, 1924, in Tiffin, to the late Joseph and Assunta (Callatruglio) Durso. Frank retired from Ford Motor Co. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy who ...

Ann Catherine (Schoen) Lucius

Ann Catherine (Schoen) Lucius, 72, of Tiffin, died at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center. Ann was born Feb. 28, 1945, in Tiffin, to Leo R. and Mildred L. (Swope) Schoen. She married Leonard Lucius June 1, 1974, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, and ...

Michael R. Pasko

Michael R. Pasko, 69, of Tiffin, passed away at 11:41 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at his residence. Michael was born Dec. 25, 1948, in Tiffin, to the late John and Ester Pasko. Survivors include his brother, Dennis (Jeanne) Pasko of Tiffin. Michael retired from Tiffin Foundry. He was a ...

Dora ‘Polly’ P. Stiger

Dora “Polly” P. Stiger, 85, of Morganton, North Carolina, and formerly of Tiffin, passed away Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Rutherford Regional Medical Center, Rutherford, North Carolina. Polly was born June 30, 1932, in Black Mountain, North Carolina, to the late Vernon and Pearllie M. ...

Leonard Sam Tieman

Leonard Sam Tieman, 70, of Oak Harbor, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. He was born to Harold Eldon and Lucille Rose (Spino) Tieman June 1, 1947, in Tiffin. Len dedicated his life to Jehovah God and was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses June 29, ...

Robert Arthur Tulk

Robert Arthur Tulk, 94, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at John Muir Hospital, Concord, California. Robert, better known as “Bob” and “Papa,” was a native of Tiffin and a 1941 graduate of Columbian High School, Tiffin. He received an engineering degree at The Ohio State University and was ...

Marley Rae Fry

Marley Rae Fry, infant daughter of William and Devin Schoen Fry, passed away Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. She is survived by her parents; grandparents, Marc and Marianne Schoen and James and Jacqueline Fry, all of Bellevue; and great-grandparents, Mick and Barb Schoen ...

Donald L. Schrickel

Donald L. Schrickel, 84, of Clyde, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Bellevue Hospital. He was born Nov. 22, 1933, in Clyde, the son of the late Maurice and Mandella (Hofelich) Schrickel. Mr. Schrickel enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Mr. Schrickel is survived by his three ...

Joey Paulette Smith

Joey Paulette Smith, 67, of Danville, Illinois, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at home. She was born May 11, 1950, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, to the late Jack and Elaine (May) Mesnard. She married Gerald W. Smith Dec. 24, 1975, in Ridge Farm, Illinois, and he preceded her in death March 7, ...

Lois Mae Hollinger

Lois Mae Hollinger, of Kansas, went to be with her Loving Father, Jesus Christ, her husband and her parents Dec. 30, 2017, at the home of her eldest daughter. Lois was born Sept. 7, 1925, to Anson Ross and Nea Belle Murphy. Growing up on a farm, she learned charity and practiced it throughout ...

Donald W. Kauffman

Donald W. Kauffman, 79, passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. He was born May 10, 1938, to Victor William and Lucy Pauline (Fraley) Kauffman in Alvada. He graduated from Calvert High School, Tiffin, in 1956. He is survived by his loving wife, Gloria of 60 years; two daughters, Natalie ...