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Obituaries

Edna Mae Jacks

Edna Mae Jacks, 88, of Upper Sandusky, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital. She was born April 17, 1931, in Columbus, to Alma M. Wallace and Clyde Groce. She married Esel Olen Jacks June 28, 1948, and he preceded her in death Dec. 14, 2003. Edna is survived by her ...

Barbara A. Mileski

Barbara A. Mileski, 67, of Maumee, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. She was born Jan. 14, 1953, to Edward and Rosalie (Spilka) Mileski. She is survived by her siblings, Rosemary (Jim) Nelson, David (Lynne) Mileski and Rita (Kevin) Monroe; nephews, Rev. Christopher Mileski ...

John W. Baird

John W. Baird, 78, of Spencerville and formerly of Fostoria, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements pending at Harrrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Charles Robert ‘Bob’ Gannon

Charles Robert “Bob” Gannon, 98, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Calvin Morgan

Calvin Morgan, 92, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Tiffin. Friends may visit with the family 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin. His funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at St. Mary ...

S. Georgienne Miletti

S. Georgienne Miletti, 96, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Barbara L. Sassaman

Barbara L. Sassaman, 69, of Bellevue, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Norwalk. Services are pending. Foos and Foos Funeral Service, Bellevue, is in care of arrangements.

James L. Digby

James L. Digby, 83, of Tiffin, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio Care Center, Perrysburg. He was born Feb. 21, 1936, in Tiffin, to Earl and Caroline (Palmerton) Digby. He married Elizabeth (Shanahan) in Tiffin and they divorced. Survivors include his three ...

Barbara J. Hire

Barbara J. Hire, 85, of Norwalk, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Auxter Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Bellevue is assisting the family with arrangements. A full obituary and service information will be available tomorrow.

Ashtyn Michael Alan Dean

Ashtyn Michael Alan Dean, 14 days old, gained his heavenly wings Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. He was born January 25, 2020, in Toledo, to Anthony Jay Dean and Ashley Nichole Goins. Surviving are his parents; twin sister, Ashlynn Theorda Lee Dean; sister, Amelia ...

Marjorie A. Laird

Marjorie A. Laird, 94, of Fremont, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at her residence. She was born April 4, 1925, in Seneca County, the daughter of William and Clara (Nick) Thom. She was a 1943 graduate of Calvert High School, Tiffin. On Dec. 1, 1945, she married Robert Laird at St. ...

Robert ‘Bob’ ‘Grub’ Fetro

Robert “Bob” “Grub” Fetro, 71, of Whitehouse and formerly of Fostoria, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Blue Creek Nursing Facility, Whitehouse. He was born March 28, 1948, in Fostoria, to Archie and Lola D. (Moon) Fetro. He married Jody Lynn Reinhard and they divorced in ...

James L. Digby

James L. Digby, 83, of Tiffin, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Dr. Dale W. Griffis

Dr. Dale W. Griffis, 82, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday morning Feb. 16, 2020. He was born Sept. 13, 1937, to Kenneth “Dee” and Edith Griffis. Retired from Tiffin Police Department as Captain, he worked hard and was very proud of his doctorate in psychology. His life’s mission as a ...

Robert L. ‘Clancy’ Young

Robert L. “Clancy” Young, 80, of Clyde, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. He was born Oct. 22, 1939, in Anna, to Leroy and Mildred (Brackney) Young. Survived include his wife, Sharon (Pridemore) Young of Clyde; sons, Andy (Cathy) Young of Galena and Matt ...

Betty Marie Shiff

Betty Marie Shiff, 95, of Fostoria, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at Independence House, Fostoria. Funeral arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Evelyn Rose Cooley

Evelyn Rose Cooley, 84, of Tiffin, died at 8:50 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. She was born July 31, 1935, in Tiffin, to Blasius and Amanda (Daniel) Schock. She married Raymond “Buzz” Cooley Jan. 24, 1953, at St. Joseph Catholic ...

Helen C. Durst

Helen C. Durst, 86, of Burgoon, passed away at her home, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. She was born Aug. 21, 1933, in Tiffin, to Clarence and Mary (Zirger) Gillig. She married Vernon H. Durst Aug. 22, 1953, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and he preceded her in death March 25, ...

Mary Ellen Myers

Mary Ellen Myers, 76, of Kansas, passed away at 4:47 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at Flower Hospital, Sylvania. She was born Nov. 27, 1943, in Kansas, to the late Paul A. “Curt” and Anna Rose (Wammes) Nye. She married Carl E. Myers Oct. 19, 1963, in Millersville, and he survives in ...

John Andrew Beddow

John Andrew Beddow, 63, of Fremont, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at his home. He was born Nov. 3, 1957, in Bellevue, to Andrew and Helen (Kirby) Beddow. He served in the U.S. Army and Navy. Survivors include his daughter, Tara (Chad) Beaudoin of Woodville; his former wife, Sherri Beddow of ...