Obituaries

Marie Elizabeth Koehl

Marie Elizabeth Koehl, 92, of Tiffin, passed away Saturday evening, Sept. 15, 2018, at Seneca House. She was born Dec. 17, 1925, in Crawford County, to William and Helen (Keppler) Geiger. She married Paul Koehl Oct. 2, 1954, in College Hill United Church of Christ. Survivors include her two ...

Donald C. Varnes

Donald C. Varnes, 83, of Bellevue, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at The Willows in Bellevue. Donald was born Feb. 23, 1935, in Akron, to Willard and Clara Mae (Farrell) Varnes. He married Marjorie Jean (Hepperly) Feb. 13, 1959, in Republic, and she survives in Bellevue. Other ...

Daniel R. Brandeberry

Daniel R. Brandeberry, 61, of Fostoria, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at his home. He was born March 19, 1957, in Fostoria, to James and Pauline (Chilcote) Brandeberry. He married Gloria A. Benschoter, Dec. 2, 1977, in Fostoria, and they divorced. He is survived by two sons, Joshua and ...

Mary Drake

Mary Drake, 88, of Clyde, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at The Arbors at Clyde. She was born July 14, 1930, in Omar, West Virginia, to Jose Aleman and Antonia (Estrada) Valero. Mary is survived by her daughter, Brenda (Bob) Avenmary of Texas; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; ...

Glenn D. Ritzenthaler

Glenn D. Ritzenthaler, 89, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. He was born Oct. 7, 1928, in Tiffin, to Harry and Martha (Willet) Ritzenthaler. He married Marta Dysinger Aug. 13, 1950, in Washington United Methodist Church, Tiffin. She died Feb. 8, ...

Dale R. Walters

Dale R. Walters, 81, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo. He was born July 30, 1937, in Tiffin, to Paul and Lucile (Manz) Walters. He married Rosetta Coker July 30, 1979, in Tiffin. Surviving is his wife, Rosetta Walters of Fostoria; three sons, ...

Ruth Marie (Freese) (Seem) Wanous

Ruth Marie (Freese) (Seem) Wanous, 90, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at her home in Otterbein Village of Pemberville. Ruth was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Fall City, Nebraska, to Fred C. Freese and Ruth M. DeTrow, and they are deceased. Ruth is survived by her sister, Dorothy Riser of ...

Dennis E. ‘Denny’ ‘Ace’ Souders

Dennis E. “Denny” “Ace” Souders, 69, of Fostoria, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at Ebeid Hospice, Sylvania. Funeral arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Elmer F. Dickman

Elmer F. Dickman, 89, of Delphos, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at The Meadows of Delphos. He was born Feb. 23, 1929, in Ottoville, to Anthony and Magdalena (Miller) Dickman. They both preceded him in death. He was united in marriage to Mary B. Warnecke Jan. 3, 1950, and she preceded ...

Donna J. Van Camp

Donna J. Van Camp, 88, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at St. Francis Home. She was born Dec. 1, 1929, in Tiffin, to Howard and Mary (Burgholzer) Welter. Oct. 6, 1951, she married William E. Van Camp Sr., who preceded her in death April 25, 2011. She is survived by her ...

James F. Griffin Jr.

James F. Griffin Jr., 73, of Bellevue, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at The Willows, Willard. He was born June 8, 1945, in Willard, the son of the late James F. Griffin Sr. and Juanita (Nottke) Griffin. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the Vietnam War. He is ...

Daniel Brandeberry

Daniel Brandeberry, of Fostoria, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Marie E. Koehl

Marie E. Koehl, 92, of Tiffin, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Seneca House, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.

Donald C. Varnes

Donald C. Varnes, 83, of rural Bellevue, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at The Willows at Bellevue after a brief illness, Arrangements are pending at Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR. 19, Bloomville.

Donna J. Van Camp

Donna J. Van Camp, 88, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2018, at St. Francis Home. She was born Dec. 1, 1929, in Tiffin, to Howard and Mary (Burgholzer) Welter. Oct. 6, 1951, she married William E. Van Camp Sr., who preceded her in death April 25, 2011. She is survived by her ...

Robert L. ‘Booger’ Meade

Robert L. “Booger” Meade, 61, of Clyde, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at The Bellevue Hospital. He was born Dec. 3, 1956, the son of the late Elster Eugene Meade and Georgia (Adkins) Graham. He is survived by four siblings, Ron (Vicki) Meade, Terry Meade and Peggy (Larry) Fleming, all ...

Bruce F. Leonard

Bruce F. Leonard, 66, of Fremont, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Cleveland Clinic. He was born March 8, 1952, the son of the late Charles and Mary Leonard (Chick). He is survived by a son, Noel (Jennifer) Leonard of Green Springs; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. A ...

Dale W. Kreais

Dale W. Kreais, 62, of Upper Sandusky, died at 4:16 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, Columbus. He was born Sept. 25, 1955, to Wayne M. and Louisa E. (Carp) Kreais. He is survived by his three children, Aaron (Joshua) Kreais of Dublin, Devon (Rebecca) ...

Michael Yaros

Michael Yaros, 79, of Burgoon, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Arrangements are pending with Herman-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Fremont.

Robert ‘Bob’ or ‘Doc’ Eugene Doran

Robert “Bob” or “Doc” Eugene Doran joined the love of his life, Nita M. Doran, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in eternal rest. Bob was born March 10, 1943, in Norwalk, to Robert W. Doran and LaVerne (Carry) Doran. Bob is survived by his mother-in-law, Maria (Clifford) Adams; ...