Obituaries

James A. Ward

James A. Ward, 70, of New Riegel, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, Oct. 12, 2017, at his home after a six-year courageous battle with kidney cancer. He was born March 25, 1947, in Tiffin, to Victor and Agnes (Tiell) Ward. He married Nadine Elchert May 23, 1970. He is survived by his ...

Bernice T. Adkins

Bernice T. Adkins, 82, of Clyde, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at Heritage Village of Clyde. She was born Sept. 27, 1935, in Bonny Blue, Virginia, to Oscar (Boss) and Louise (Golden) Monday. She is survived by her son, Floyd (Kim) Collins of Clyde; daughter, Vicki (Mike) Lawrence of Clyde; ...

Jeffrey L. ‘Jeff’ Bobb

Jeffrey L. “Jeff” Bobb, 46, of Fostoria, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo. He was born July 14, 1971, in Oregon, to the late Frank and Dorothy (Dismuke) Bobb. He married Rebecca J. “Becky” Edinger April 8, 2000, in Risingsun, and she survives in ...

Karen ‘Kay’ Logan

Karen “Kay” Logan, 76, of Bellevue, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Stein Hospice, Sandusky. She was born July 22, 1941, in Portsmouth, to Johnny Arthur and Thelma (Roe) Clifford. She married Roger Logan Oct. 11, 1959, and he survives in Bellevue. Also surviving is a son, Jeffrey (Lori) ...

Amanda Jo Ward

Amanda Jo Ward, 26, of Fostoria, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. She was born April 4, 1991, in Tiffin, to Carol Sue Daughenbaugh and Jerry Curlis, they survive. Also surviving are a son, Jayden Nettles; a daughter, Jade Ward; their father, Adam Nettles; her stepfather, Robert Lee Ward of ...

Shirley L. Baker

Shirley L. Baker, 86, of Lindsey, passed away Wednesday evening, Oct. 11, 2017, at ProMedica Memorial Hospital, Fremont. She was born May 26, 1931, in Fremont, to Mervin and Lucille (Overmeyer) Bowersox. She married Paul L. Baker March 28, 1953, and he preceded her in death Feb. 17, ...

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 ...

Jim L. Yoder

Jim L. Yoder, 72, of Amsden, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. He was born Feb. 21, 1945, in Fostoria, to the late James and Rowena (Hemminger) Yoder. Surviving are Sarah, Richard (Sally) Brown, Nina (John) Gerlach, Joann (Steve) Boyer, Juanita ...

Patricia Buskirk

Patricia Buskirk, 75, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at her residence. Her graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Tiffin. Please dress casual and comfortable and wear something red. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may ...

Norman Risner

Norman Risner, 68, of Carey, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in the emergency room at ProMedica Fostoria Hospital. He was born Aug. 12, 1949, in Fostoria, to the late Amos and Alma (Green) Risner. He married Lois M. Emerine and she survives in Carey. Also surviving are a daughter, Kelly L. ...

Jeffrey Scott Vest

Jeffrey Scott Vest, 62, of Bettsville, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. He was born June 24, 1955, in Huntington, West Virginia, to the late Charles L. Sr. and Florence E. (Bartlett) Vest. He married Rita A. Gonzales June 12, 2016. He served in the United States Navy. Survivors include his wife, ...

James A. Ward

James A. Ward, 70, of New Riegel, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at his home, after a six-year courageous battle with kidney cancer. His Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at All Saints Parish, New Riegel. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass. Burial ...

Kenneth D. Kin Sr.

Kenneth D. Kin Sr., 79, of Upper Sandusky, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. Arrangements are pending with Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

Richard P. Warnement

Richard P. Warnement, 85, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and formerly Tiffin, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin. His funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. ...

Eileen M. Wise

Eileen M. Wise, 95, of rural Republic, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. She was born Nov. 8, 1921, in Frank, the daughter of the late Louis and Mary (Wurm) Schneider Sr. She married Walter W. Wise Sept. 6, 1945, at St. Michael Church in Frank. He preceded her in death in 1981. Eileen is ...

Jim L. Yoder

Jim L. Yoder, 72, of Amsden, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. He was born Feb. 21, 1945, in Fostoria, to the late James and Rowena (Hemminger) Yoder. His funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, ...

Roma R. Shellhouse

Roma R. Shellhouse, 93, formerly of Tiffin, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin. Funeral arrangements are pending at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore.

George A. Gillig

George A. Gillig, 101, passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at Kobacker House. He was born Sept. 26, 1916, in Tiffin. Survived by a sister, Alice Frey; 22 nieces and nephews; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Elizabeth L. ...

Gerald Albert Rumschlag

Gerald Albert Rumschlag, “Jerry” or “Bushbunny” to anyone who knew him, 73, of Tiffin, left this world Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in the loving embrace of his family. Jerry was born and raised in Tiffin, the son of Albert and Marian (Phillips) Rumschlag. Jerry met his wife, Barbara, in ...

Noe R. Benavidez

Noe R. Benavidez, 79, of Perrysburg, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee. A Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to the ...