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Obituaries

Roy L. Benson

Roy L. Benson, 87, of Van Buren, died at 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at his residence, surrounded by those who loved him. He was born Sept. 22, 1932, in the small town of Brownfield in the Dust Bowl region of West Texas, to Richard Oscar and Alice Bessie (Little) Benson. Roy, the ...

Virginia M. Peer

Virginia M. Peer, 81, of Tiffin, passed away at 12:28 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. She was born Aug. 4, 1938, in Tiffin, to Robert F. and Hilda M. (Lucius) Jordan. She married James F. Peer Feb. 10, 1962, at St. Mary Catholic Church in ...

Irene Dugger

Irene Dugger, 85, of Clyde, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at her home. She was born May 23, 1934, in Spring City, Tennessee, to William Paul and Annabell (Reed) Webb. Survivors include several grandchildren, and two brothers, Thomas (Bea) Webb of Sheffield Village and Earl (Judy) Webb of ...

Charles ‘Chuckie Boo’ Vanpelt

Charles “Chuckie Boo” Vanpelt, 69, of Fostoria, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. He was born June 30, 1950, in Wauseon, to James and Hilda (Rebasil) Vanpelt, Sr. He married Mary C. (Porter) Aug. 6, 2007, and she survives him. Also surviving are ...

Cynthia Lyn Blaser

Cynthia Lyn Blaser, 54, of Bloomville, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 15, 2020, surrounded by her family at University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo. She was born Aug. 26, 1965, in Lima, to J. L. and Anita (Whitney) Hines. Lyn married Nathan E. Blaser Sept. 7, 1985, in Bloomville, and ...

Kay F. Huss

Kay F. Huss, 81, of Tiffin, died at 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born Oct. 27, 1938, in Tiffin, to Raymond and Mary Alice (Barlekamp) Heising. Her mother survives in Tiffin. She married Don E. Huss Sept. 27, 1959, at St. Joseph Catholic Church ...

Donald H. Bush

Donald H. Bush, 93, of Tiffin, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. He was born Oct. 11, 1926, in Oakwood, to Charles A. and Edith M. (Fisher) Bush. He married Joan P. Beckman July 21, 1956. Survivors include his wife, Joan Bush of Tiffin; son, Michael D. ...

Walter Wayne Crum, Jr.

Walter Wayne Crum, Jr., 85, of Findlay passed away at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Blanchard Valley Hospital. He was born July 23, 1934, in Scipio Township, Seneca County, to Walter Wayne, Sr. and Hazel Caroline (Weber) Crum. He married Gwen Cooksey first and she preceded him in ...

Phillip David Oberst

Phillip David Oberst, 64, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo after battling COPD and other health issues. He was born July 28, 1955, in Tiffin, to Marjorie and Phillip Oberst. Phil is survived by his wife, Julie; two daughters, Chas and Lauren; ...

Larry E. ‘Pork’ Wenner

Larry E. “Pork” Wenner, 78, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center. He was born April 7, 1941, in Tiffin, Ohio, to Lloyd and Doris (Cooley) Wenner. Survivors include his sister, Sandy Halcomb of Dallas Coast, Florida; sister-in-law, ...

Joshua Robert Minton

Joshua Robert Minton, 32, of McCutchenville, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at his home in McCutchenville. He was born June 8, 1987, in Wauseon. Surviving are parents, Bob and Sally Minton of McCutchenville; mother, Robin (Darryl) Dykes of Independence, Kentucky; and sister, Kim (Justin) ...

Anna Rose ‘Aunt Sis’ Fleischmann

Anna Rose “Aunt Sis” Fleischmann, 93, of Tiffin, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. She was born March 19, 1926, in Tiffin, to Otto and Rose (Kleinhenz) Fleischmann. Survivors include her nephews, Mark Fleischmann and Eric Fleischmann, both of Las Vegas; ...

Jamie True Rollingson

Jamie True Rollingson, 42, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at The Bellevue Hospital. He was born Sept. 11, 1977, in Sandusky, to James and Nancy Swartz and Mark Rollingson. He is survived by his two sons, Ethan (Brandi) Rollingson of Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Kayden ...

George E. Trapp

George E. Trapp, 91, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Bellevue Hospital. He was born Nov. 25, 1928, in Elwood, Indiana, to George J. and Mildred (Beck) Trapp. He married Ignatia (DeLiberto) June 13, 1953, and she survives in Bellevue. Also surviving are their sons, George J. ...

Judith A. (Sherman) Bowling

Judith A. (Sherman) Bowling, 65, of Fort Seneca, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at her residence. She was born on March 9, 1954, in Tiffin, to the late Myron and Anna (Reed) Sherman. She married Dennis A. Bowling May 5, 1996, in Green Springs, and he survives in Fort Seneca. Survivors ...

Brent J. Whitmer

Brent J. Whitmer, 57, of Tiffin, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at his home. He was born Sept. 26, 1962, to Richard G. and Janice E.(Schwab) Whitmer. Survivors include his daughters, Brittany (Tom) Szblewski of Tiffin and Elizabeth (Verlin) Thacker of Tiffin; sons, Benjamin (Jamie) Whitmer ...

Cynthia ‘Lyn’ Blaser

Cynthia “Lyn” Blaser, 54, of Bloomville, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR. 19, Bloomville.

Donald H. Bush

Donald H. Bush, 93, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Donald L. Butts

Donald L. Butts, 89, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Ray N. LaRoe

Ray N. LaRoe, 31, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, OH 44830.