Obituaries

Maynard Allen Tefft Sr.

Maynard Allen Tefft Sr., 78, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. He was born June 11, 1939, in Wood County, to Byron R. and Lulu (Canfield) Tefft. He married Bonnie Jean Hosler in May 1966, and she died March 27, 2007. Surviving are two ...

Eileen Wise

Eileen Wise, 95, of rural Bellevue, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. Friends will be received 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue. A funeral mass will begin at noon, following the visitation, at St. Gaspar Del Bufalo, 16209 CR 46, ...

Jeffrey Scott Vest

Jeffrey Scott Vest, 62, of Bettsville, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in the emergency room at ProMedica Memorial Hospital, Fremont. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Richard Paul Warnement

Richard Paul Warnement, 85, formerly of Tiffin, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Arrangements are pending at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin.

Jim L. Yoder

Jim L. Yoder, 72, of Fostoria, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Ellen Ann Gibson

Ellen Ann Gibson, 77, of Green Springs, passed peacefully, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, surrounded by her family. Ellen was born in Hacker Valley, West Virginia, to William Harry and Retha (Collins) Brown. She married John Hardy Gibson May 27, 1957, in Webster Springs, West Virginia, and he ...

Earl D. Shaver

Earl D. Shaver, 99, of Clyde, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky. He was born Oct. 20, 1917, in Braxton County, West Virginia, to Frank D. and Ollie E. Shaver. He married Thelma G. (Moore) Feb. 1, 1941, in Weston, West Virginia. He served in the United States Army ...

Gerald A. Rumschlag

Gerald Albert Rumschlag, 73, of Tiffin, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, Tiffin. A Mass will begin at noon Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin.

Noe R. Benavidez

Noe R. Benavidez, 79, of Perrysburg, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Sandra J. Cook

Sandra J. Cook, 73, of Arlington, passed away at 6:20 p.m., Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Good Samaritan Home, Arlington. Sandra was born June 3, 1944, in Auburn, Indiana, to the late Charles and Lora (Kinsey) Waterbeck. She married Lester Cook Aug. 7, 1964, and he preceded her in death. ...

Lewis ‘Lew’ J. Gottfried

Lewis “Lew” J. Gottfried, 95, of Upper Sandusky, passed away at 5:50 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. Lew was born March 22, 1922, in Salem Township, Wyandot County, to Lewis H. and Edna (Binau) Gottfried. He married his high school sweetheart, Frances I. ...

Stephen Alan Kemper

Stephen Alan Kemper, 78, of Bellevue, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at his home. He was born June 20, 1939, in Norwalk, to the late Maudi-belle (Hosford) Kemper and Henry David Kemper. He married Susan Cumming Sept. 26, 1964. He then married Mary Elizabeth Sheridan Ralls Kemper March 3, 1978, and ...

Patricia Buskirk

Patricia Buskirk, 75, of Tiffin, passed away at 10:21 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at her residence. Patricia was born July 27, 1942, in Port Clinton, to the late Berdell Magers and Marjorie Haas. She married Jack (John G.) Buskirk, in Tiffin, Dec. 26, 1965, and he survives in ...

Wendell Joseph Serin

Wendell Joseph Serin, 81, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday evening, Oct. 4, 2017, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born Feb. 17, 1936, in Berwick, to John and Estia (Cotterman) Serin. He married Rose Mary (Shepherd) Sharp June 12, 1998. Survivors include his wife, Rose, of ...

Earl D. Shaver

Earl D. Shaver, 99, of Clyde, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at The Ohio Veteran’s Home, Sandusky. He was born Oct. 20, 1917, in Braxton County, West Virginia, the son of Frank D. and Ollie E. Shaver. Earl served in the U.S. Army for four years during World War II. He is survived by his ...

Howard ‘Jim’ Waltermeyer

Howard “Jim” Waltermeyer, 87, of Fostoria, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. He was born Nov. 29, 1929, in Fostoria, to the late Albert and Lila (McMahan) Waltermeyer. He married Mary Spore in November 2007, and she survives in Fostoria. Howard also ...

Sandra J. Cook

Sandra J. Cook, 73, of Tiffin, died Friday, Oct, 6, 2017, at Good Samaritan Home, Arlington. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Ronald Henry ’Gator’ Haynes Sr.

Ronald Henry “Gator” Haynes Sr., 76, of Fostoria, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at his home. He was born July 9, 1941, in Minden, Louisiana, to J.Y. and Edith (Henry) Haynes. He married Patricia A. Rabon July 2, 1965, in Texas, and she preceded him in death Feb. 5, 2017. Survivors ...

William C. Hoffert Sr.

William C. Hoffert Sr., 64, of Bloomville, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 4, 2017, at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland. He was born Nov. 18, 1952, in Tiffin, to Harry G. and Patricia A. (Smith) Hoffert. He married Tonia M. May May 11, 1985, at Melmore United Methodist Church. Survivors ...

Dr. Ferris E. Ohl

Dr. Ferris E. Ohl, 103, of Tiffin, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin. Dr. Ohl was born Sept. 10, 1914, in Crawford County, to George M. and Josie (Solze) Ohl. Dr. Ohl is survived by his wife of 75 years, Dorothy E. Ohl; two daughters, Vicki Ohl of ...