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Obituaries

Margaret ‘Marge’ A. Ahle

Margaret “Marge” A. Ahle, 79, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2019, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. She was born March 3, 1940, in Tiffin, to Frank J. and Edith (Swartz) Mueller. She married Larry L. Ahle Aug. 29, 1959, in St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors include ...

David H. Edgell

David Harold Edgell, 63, of Findlay, lost his battle to breast cancer Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at Tiffin Developmental Center surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born Nov. 27, 1955, in St. Marys, Pennsylvania, to Roger H. and Phyllis (Cleveland) Edgell. He is survived by his ...

Wanda Lou Owen

Wanda Lou Owen, 93, of Bonaire, Georgia, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. She was born Oct. 30, 1925, to George Robert and Sylvia Marie (Hall) Hepler. She married Marvin W. Owen Aug. 10, 1946, they were married 60 years. Survivors include sister, Shirley Thompson of Fremont; several ...

Donald Gerber

Donald Gerber, 81, of Monroeville, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Bellevue Care Center. He was born July 23, 1937, in Norwalk, to Cletus and Monica (Leis) Gerber, Sr. He is survived by his brother, Raymond E. Gerber of Monroeville He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, ...

Jane E. Hossler

Jane E. Hossler, 71, of Tiffin, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at Eden Springs Health Care Center, Green Springs. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Earl ‘Louie’ L. Bowman

Earl “Louie” L. Bowman, 87, of Tiffin, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Erma Jean Shellhammer

Erma Jean Shellhammer, 73, of New Riegel, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in the emergency room at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Gustavo ‘Gus’ R. Sierra

Gustavo “Gus” R. Sierra, 57, of Fostoria, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at home, after succumbing to a long fought battle. He was born Oct. 30, 1961, in Fostoria, to Manuel and Natividad (Romero) Sierra, and they survive in San Benito, Texas. He married Laurie ...

Stephen Toller

Stephen Toller, 42, of Clyde, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at his home. He was born May 27, 1977, in Fremont, to Tom and Patricia Jo (Ball) Toller. He is survived by his mother, Patricia Jo Toller of Clyde; three siblings, Angella Simon and Jamie Toller, both of Clyde, and Ken (Ilianna) ...

Anita L. Dickson

Anita L. Dickson, 83, of Chesapeake, Virginia, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at home. She was born March 23, 1936, in Sandusky. Survivors include children, Brian Dickson of California, Dale Dickson of Ohio and Tracy Peloquin of Virginia; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a ...

Sister Eileen Marie Vogel, OSU

Sister Eileen Marie Vogel, OSU, 84, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Ursuline Center, Toledo. Sister Eileen Marie was born and raised in Tiffin, the daughter of Lawrence Joseph and Lavina S. Niederkohr Vogel. She and her family were parishioners of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin. ...

‘Dick’ George R. Ditslear Jr.

“Dick” George R. Ditslear Jr, 80, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at St. Vincent Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Donald W. Smith

Donald W. Smith, 79, of Tiffin, passed away at 1:10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. Donald was born Aug. 1, 1940, in Tiffin, to Clifford and Louise (Smith) Smith. He married Marylene (Martin) April 2, 1960, in Tiffin, and she survives in ...

David L. Emerine

David L. Emerine, 65, of Upper Sandusky, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus. He was born May 26, 1954, in Upper Sandusky, to Wilfred and Katherine (Beidelschies) Emerine. He married Cindy Michener Sept. 18, 1982, and she survives. He is ...

​’Dick’ George R. Ditslear, Jr.

"Dick" George R. Ditslear, Jr., 80, of Tiffin, passed away at 10:44 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. He was born Oct. 12, 1938, in Tiffin, to George Richard Sr. and Doris Louise (Montz) Wertz. He married Virginia (Weiker) Jan. 19, 1962, in ...

George Arthur Hiatt

George Arthur Hiatt, 84, of Los Banos, California, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Sutter Memorial Hospital, Modesto, California. He was born Aug. 17, 1934, in Quincy, Illinois, to the Rev. Truman Alfred and Thelma Bernice (Densmore) Hiatt. He married Mary Lois Grandstaff Nov. 7, 1954, and ...

Martha L. Hall

Martha L. Hall, 97, of Fostoria, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria. She was born April 14, 1922, in Risingsun, to John and Carrie (Ropp) Fry. She married Myron Hall Nov. 15, 1959, in Risingsun, and he survives. Also surviving are her sister, Naomi Davis ...

Jessica Lynn Krauss

Jessica Lynn Krauss, 23, of Fremont, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at her home. She was born Dec. 19, 1995, in Bellevue, to Jason Krauss and Tonya (Monday) Salmons. In addition to her parents, Jessica is survived by her daughter, Maria Krauss; brother, Joshua (Lisa) Krauss of Clyde; sisters, ...

Baby Kidwell

Baby Kidwell was born and passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. The baby is survived by parents, Cody and Julia (Kagy) Kidwell of Bloomville; sister, Kinsley Kidwell; grandparents, Dave and Beth Kagy of Bloomville, Christine and Kimberly Spencer of Galion ...

Frank L. ‘Pat’ Richards

Frank L. “Pat” Richards, 84, of Clyde, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. He was born Feb.12, 1935, in Cleveland, Alabama, to Johnie and Anna (Dunn) Richards. He is survived by three daughters, Sharon (Walt) Opfer of Sandusky, Debra (Dean) Miller of Bellevue and Connie Fiser; seven ...