Willis E. ‘Will’ Bean
Willis E. “Will” Bean, 85, of Tiffin, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at his home.
He was born Oct. 25, 1933, in Fostoria, to Robert and Marguerite (Hoover) Bean. He married Dolores M. “Dodie” Dolweck Nov. 20, 1954, in St. Mary Catholic Church, and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by his sons, Brian (Melissa) Bean of Tiffin and Robert Bean of Fort Seneca; daughters, Kelly (Jim Miller) Monak, Vicki Stover and Belinda (Tony) Monaco, all of Tiffin; sister, Barbara (Jerry) Kuhn of Tiffin; seven grandchildren, Toby (Andrea) Stover, Jenny (Jay) Heck, Dan Monaco, Angela Miller, Nichole (Bob) Sutherland, Heather (Carl) Roush and Garrett Bean; 13 great-grandchildren; and special friend, Jane Cooley.
He also was preceded in death by his parents.
Will served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Saipan aircraft carrier during the Korean War. He owned Old Orchard Trailer Park and Home Heating and Plumbing for over 50 years. Will was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Amvets Post 48 and American Legion Post 169. He was an Ohio State University, Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians fan and enjoyed fishing, bowling in many leagues, playing cards, traveling, going to Las Vegas, Manhattans and wintering in Florida for years. Will enjoyed spending time with his family and watching all his grandchildren in their sporting events.
Friends may visit with the family 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424.
His funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at St. Mary Catholic Church with the Rev. Matthew R. Rader officiating. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass. Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery with military honors being conducted by United Veterans Council.
Memorial contributions may be made to F.A.C.T., a local hospice organization or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.