Obituaries

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 ...

Lawrence L. Allen

Lawrence L. Allen, 80, of Clyde, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Fremont ProMedica Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born March 14, 1927, in Cleveland, to Lawrence and Esther (Heidenreich) Allen. He served in the United States Coast Guard and was a trooper with the Ohio State ...

Mary Louise Cool

Mary Louise Cool, 95, of Fostoria, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born April 9, 1922, in Fostoria, to Frank and Agnes (Weinandy) Burns. She married Emiel J. Cool Aug. 28, 1943, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and he died Nov. 30, ...

Ernest L. Fox

Ernest L. Fox, 66, of Fostoria, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Eden Springs, Green Springs. He was born Aug. 5, 1951, to Ernest P. and Protase (Stark) Fox and they both preceded him in death. He married Linda L. Hickle Nov. 19, 1977, and she also preceded him in death. He is survived by ...

David Zorn

David Zorn, 69, of Burgoon, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at his residence. He was born Dec. 30, 1947, in Fremont, to the late George and Margaret (Beeker) Zorn. He married Cindy (Spieldenner) Jan. 8, 1971, in Fremont, and she survives in Burgoon. He is also survived by two daughters, Amy ...

Patricia Buskirk

Patricia Buskirk, 75, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Ellen A. Gibson

Ellen A. Gibson, 77, of Green Springs, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Maumee. Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin, is handling arrangements.

Anna M. Bowers

Anna M. Bowers, 83, of Tiffin, died at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at Marion General Hospital, Marion. Anna was born Aug. 5, 1934, in Seneca County, to Frank X. and Esther S. (Holmes) Bogner. She married Robert E. Bowers Aug. 19, 1956, and he died Oct. 21, 2013. Survivors include a ...

Jeffrey Alexander Dininger Jr.

Jeffrey Alexander Dininger Jr., 34, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. Jeff was born Sept. 7, 1982, in Middleburg Heights, to Jeffrey A. and Nancy C. (Bartter) Dininger. Jeff is survived by his dear wife, Virginia “Ginny’ L. (Fenwick) Dininger; beloved children, Matthew C. and ...