Franklin W. Keel

Franklin W. Keel, 70, of Fostoria, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

He was born June 2, 1949, in Fostoria, to Avery and Dorothy (Basinger) Keel. He married Sandra (Pelton) Weimerskirch Sept. 12, 1986, at High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria.

Surviving are his loving wife of 33 years, Sandra; two sons, Tony Keelof Schaumburg, Illinois and Ryan (Tanya) Keel of Cheyenne, Wyoming; stepchildren, Christine and Jasen Weimerskirch both of Fostoria; one grandson; four stepgrandchildren; one stepgreat-granddaughter; one brother, Howard Duane “Dewy” Keel of Diamond Bar, California; and one sister, Lucretia “Lu” Taylor, of Dunedin, Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be 1- 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria.

His funeral will begin at 3 p.m. Friday, in the funeral home with Pastor Jerry Copeland, presiding. Committal services and burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery, West Millgrove.

Memorial contributions may be considered to American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.