Obituaries

Joan Martha Wise

Joan Martha Wise, 84, of Clyde, died Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Elmwood Nursing Home, Fremont. She was born Aug. 2, 1934, in New Washington, to George and Mary (Durnwald) Lucius. She married Stanford J. Wise Jr. Sept. 29, 1956. Survivors include her husband, Stan; seven children, Linda ...

Richard ‘Dick’ E. Sahs

Richard “Dick” E. Sahs, 89, of Risingsun, died Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Mary F. Thompson

Mary F. Thompson, 77, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Independence House, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Rosa L. Tyree

Rosa L. Tyree, 88, of Tiffin, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Norman C. Grimes

Norman C. Grimes, 85, left this earthly life as we know it to be in the heavenly presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Saturday, May 11, 2019. The son of Melvin “Jack” and Florence G. Grimes, he was born Nov. 7, 1933, in Tiffin. June 15, 1957, Norman found love. He married ...

Wanda E. Hodge

Wanda E. Hodge, 74, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday evening, May 12, 2019, at Cleveland Clinic. She was born Jan. 1, 1945, in Hamilton, to Joseph and Freda (Sloneker) Drayer. She married Larry L. Hodge Dec. 27, 1964. Survivors include her husband, Larry of Tiffin; son, Chris Hodge of ...

Geraldine R. Stauffer

Geraldine R. Stauffer, 75, of Tiffin, passed away at 10:58 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. She was born May 24, 1943, in Fostoria, to Clarence and Emma Rose (Kiefer) Kin. She first married Borden Emshoff and they later divorced. She then ...

Jack L. Hartley Sr.

Jack L. Hartley Sr., 67, of Fostoria, died Sunday, May 12, 2019, at James Cancer Hospital, Columbus. He was born Nov. 7, 1951, in Fostoria, to Dale and Maxine (Craley) Hartley. He married Christine Martin May 15, 1970, in Fostoria, and she died Jan. 30, 2013. He then married Linda ...

Leah M. Evans

Leah M. Evans, 96, of Fostoria, died Monday, May 13, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Hazel Faith Napier

Hazel Faith Napier, 6-day-old daughter of Dylan and Chelsea (Nartker) Napier of rural Tiffin and stationed in Yigo, Guam, was taken to Heaven April 29, 2019, in Honolulu, Hawaii, at Tripler Army Medical Center. She was the sister of 5-year-old Emma Napier of Guam; granddaughter of Jenny ...

Dorothy M. Staib

Dorothy M. Staib, 100, of Fostoria, passed away at 11:27 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born April 29, 1919, in Tiffin, to Florian and Blanche (Bair) Reamer. She married Lester E. Staib Sr., July 16, 1949, at St. Boniface Catholic Church and he preceded ...

Daniel S. Cree

Daniel S. Cree, 73, of Tiffin, passed away Saturday morning, May 11, 2019, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center. He was born Feb. 25, 1946, in Ohio. He is survived by a daughter, Michelle (Cree) Zarges, and a son, Austin Cree. He was preceded in death by a son, Teddy ...

Sharon Lee Shumaker

Sharon Lee Shumaker, 79, of Fostoria, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 12, 2019. Sharon was born Jan. 2, 1940, in Toledo, to Lewellyn and Mildred McAran. She married her longtime high school sweetheart, Alvin G. Shumaker, May 29, 1958. He survives in Fostoria. She will be sorely missed ...

Joan Louise (Mason) Shriver

Joan Louise (Mason) Shriver, also known as “Jake,” 89, of Bettsville, passed away Saturday night, May 11, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 4, 1930, in Bellevue, to Howard Elverson and Pauline Olive (Hassinger) Mason. She married Carman Carl Shriver June 22, ...

Beatrice ‘Bea’ Konieczka

Beatrice ‘Bea’ Konieczka, 95, formerly of Toledo and most recently of Tiffin, residing at Devon House and St. Francis Nursing Home, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Bridge Hospice, Findlay. She is survived by her daughter, Christine (Herb) Zaenger; son, Dale (Karen) Konieczka; six ...

William David Pearce

William David Pearce, 71, of Clyde, died Sunday, May 12, 2019, after a short fight with cancer with his beloved family at his side. He was born June 16, 1947, in Columbus, to William Howard Pearce and Margaret (Walter) Pearce. He married Arden Suzanne Lucas July 6, 1974, in Ashland. He is ...

Charles Morehart

Charles Morehart, 81, of Bucyrus, died Sunday, May 12, 2019, at his residence. He was born March 28, 1938, in Tiffin, to Robert and Gertrude Morehart. Survivors include two sons, James (Carolyn) Morehart of Tiro and Ted (Susan) Morehart of Tiffin; three grandchildren; two ...

Nancy Ann Perry

Nancy Ann Perry, 42, of Fostoria, died Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Cleveland Clinic. She was born Sept. 3, 1976, in Fostoria, to John Q. and Patricia A. (Hohman) Perry, and they survive in Fostoria. Also surviving is her companion, Josh Brady of Fostoria; daughters, Mary E. Bohanon, Kari S. ...

Carl M. Ziegler

Carl M. Ziegler, 76, of Bloomville, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at his home in Bloomville. Graveside services will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Bloomville with Pastor Tom Kagy officiating. Military rites will be rendered by United Veterans Council. Lindsey-Shook ...

Jack L. Hartley Sr.

Jack L. Hartley Sr., 67, of Fostoria, died Sunday, May 12, 2019, at James Cancer Hospital, Columbus. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.