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Obituaries

Ellen J. Dubbert

Ellen J. Dubbert, 89, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at The Bellevue Hospital. Foos and Foos Funeral Service, Bellevue, is in care of arrangements.

Donna M. Gannon

Donna M. Gannon, 97, of Tiffin, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020, at Seneca House, Tiffin. Donna was born Sept. 30, 1922, in Upper Sandusky, to Charles and Pearl (Schoenberger) Schwabel. She married Charles Robert “Bob” Gannon March 9, 1945, at Grace Lutheran Church, Fremont, and they ...

Gertrude M. ‘Trudi’ Ward

Gertrude M. “Trudi” Ward, 78, of Tiffin, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin. Trudi was born Feb. 2, 1942, in Czervinka, Yugoslavia, to Karl Sr. and Margaret (Goettel) Hassmann. She married Wayne “Zeke” Ward Dec. 18, 1965, in Mansfield, and he ...

Richard J. Jones

Richard J. Jones, 88, of rural Clyde, died Monday, March 23, 2020, at home. He was born Sept. 21, 1931. On June 16, 1951, he married Jean Stickel. She preceded him in death March 19, 2015. He is survived by a daughter, Janet Ritchart of Clyde; a son, Douglas (Julie) Jones of Huron; three ...

Robert Antalek

Robert Antalek, 89, of Bellevue, died Sunday, March 22, 2020, in Cleveland. Private services will take place. Foos & Foos Funeral Service, Bellevue, is in care of arrangements.

Roscoe Clarence Kizer

Roscoe Clarence Kizer, of Wapakoneta, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020, after a fierce fight with cancer. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Kristi M. Loy-Hetzel

Kristi M. Loy-Hetzel, 70, of Sycamore, died Sunday, March 22, 2020, at home. Arrangements are pending at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore.

Arnold E. Riedel

Arnold E. Riedel, 91, of 1264 County Highway 16, Sycamore, died at 7:02 a.m., Saturday, March 21, 2020, at home. He was born Nov. 14, 1928, in Deunquat, to Layton D. and Hildred A. (Stoner) Riedel. He married Alice L. (Romanko) Riedel Jan. 21, 1953 and she survives. Surviving also are the ...

Gloria Ellen Tibboles

Gloria Ellen Tibboles, 84, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Wellington, Florida. Friends will be received Friday, July 3, from 11 a.m. until a memorial service begins at noon at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue. A committal service will be at 2 p.m. at ...

Donna M. Gannon

Donna M. Gannon, 97, of Tiffin, died Monday, March 23, 2020, at Seneca House, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Christina B. Smith

Christina B. Smith, 85, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in the emergency room at Mercy Health — Tiffin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Gertrude M. ‘Trudi’ Ward

Gertrude M. “Trudi” Ward, 78, of Tiffin, died Monday, March 23, 2020, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Dwight Lauren Gnepper

Dwight Lauren Gnepper, 96, of Tiffin, died at 1:07 a.m. Monday, March 23, 2020, at Seneca House. Dwight was born Jan. 17, 1924, in Elmore, to Cyrus and Maud (Wistinghausen) Gnepper. He married Jeanne E. Magsig March 27, 1948, in Lindsey, and she survives in Tiffin. Other survivors include ...

Jacque Duane ‘Jack’ Blue

Jacque Duane “Jack” Blue, 82, of Tiffin and formerly Bettsville and Fort Seneca, passed away peacefully Friday, March 20, 2020, at St. Francis Home. Jack was born Aug. 17, 1937, in Tiffin, to Marion and Lois (Carrick) Blue. On Sept. 28, 1958, he married Colleen (Mehaffey) Blue at Old Fort ...

Edward ‘Ted’ Franklin Carter

Edward “Ted” Franklin Carter, Jr., 60, of Tiffin, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020, surrounded by family. He was born Dec. 28, 1959, in Tiffin, to Edward F., Sr. and Donna (Lee) Carter. On July 26, 2014, he married Britne Lofay. Survivors include his wife, Britne Carter; three sons, ...

Charles Edward Sherman

Charles Edward Sherman, 80, passed from this earth Friday, March 20, 2020, after a short bout with cancer. Charles was born Jan. 26, 1940, to William Havner Sherman and Helen Katherine Sherman (nee Roderick). He graduated from McCutchenville High School in 1958. Charles spent his early ...

Vera Mae Hamilton

Vera Mae Hamilton, 90, of Fostoria, died Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Toledo Hospital. She was born Jan. 1, 1930, in Premium, Kentucky, to Mose and Malvia Lee (Blair) Frazier. She married Ray Hamilton July 26, 1964, in Clintwood, Virginia and he died Nov. 13, 2004. Surviving are son, ...

Jacque Blue

Jacque Blue, 82, of Tiffin, died Friday, March 20, 2020, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Arnold E. Riedel

Arnold E. Riedel, 91, of Sycamore, died Saturday, March 21, 2020, at home. Arrangements are pending at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore.

Seneca health commissioner to host COVID-19 updates on Facebook Live

Beginning at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Seneca County Health Commissioner Beth Schweitzer, in conjunction with Seneca County, Tiffin and Fostoria government officials and the Seneca County Emergency Services Department, is to begin hosting a regular briefing update on COVID-19. In an effort to ...