Alvern N. "Toad" Boes Jr., 67, of Tiffin, died at 1:55 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital's emergency room.
Toad was born to the late Alvern N. and Donna L. (Reed) Boes Sr. in Tiffin on Sept. 24, 1944. He married Sharon K. Vogelsong on Feb. 12, 1966, in St. Joseph Church, and she preceded him in death April 30, 1997. He then married Fay LeMaster in Tiffin on Jan. 31, 2002, and she survives in Tiffin.
Other survivors include: two sons, Alvern "Skip" (Renee) Boes III of Fremont and Robert (Hope) Boes of Tiffin; two daughters, Christina (Charles) Lutz of Tiffin and Kelly (Randolph) Puskarich of Flat Rock, Mich.; one stepson, Joel (Paulette) LeMaster, and two stepdaughters, Jami (Scott) Stoner and Jana (Chris) Fleming, all of Ashland; and 13 grandchildren, Derek, Emily, Briley, Brody, Brayden, Cohlin, Courtney, Megan, Ethan, Alan, Brooke, Kenniston and Donavan; two brothers, Albert "Skeet" (Terri) Boes of Gahanna and Charles "Chip" (Cheri) Boes of Pensacola, Fla.; and two sisters, Becky (John) Lay of Tiffin and Roberta "Bobbi" (Dave) Wilson of Upper Arlington.
Toad graduated from Calvert High School in 1962 and joined the Army Reserves. He was a lifelong farmer and a Clinton Township volunteer firefighter for many years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the AMVETS and the Allen Eiry Senior Center.
Family and friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 South Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio, 44883, (419) 447-3113.
A funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at St. Joseph Church, officiated by the Rev. Joseph Szybka and the Rev. Bill Brown. Burial will be immediately following in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Catholic Schools, Community Hospice Care or to a charity of the donor's choice in care of the funeral home.
To view the celebration of life video, to leave an online condolence or for directions, go to www.traunerofuneralhome.com.