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Obituaries

Cornelius C. ‘Bud’ Krupp

Cornelius C. “Bud” Krupp, 92, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at Mercy Health - Tiffin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.

Mark L. VanGilder

Mark L. VanGilder, 61, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at his residence in Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.

Kathleen A. ‘Kathy’ Bierce

Kathleen A. “Kathy” Bierce, 70, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at St. Catherine’s Manor, Fostoria. She was born June 28, 1948, in Galion, to Oliver and Margaret (Shumaker) Wilson. Surviving is her significant other, Elmo Bierce of Fostoria; a sister, Sandra Page of Upper ...

Rosely F. O’Flaherty

Rosely F. O’Flaherty, 88, of Carey, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. She was born Aug. 25, 1930, in Carey, to Solomon and Mary (Logsdon) Ruffing. Following her mother’s death in 1932, she was adopted by her aunt and uncle, Inez and Jesse Stombaugh. She ...

Lavina Maxine ‘Vinnie”’ Fingerhuth

Lavina Maxine “Vinnie” Fingerhuth, 89, of Tiffin, died at 12:39 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Vinnie was born Feb. 13, 1929, in Kenton, to Frank L. and Bertha F. (Sours) Batchlet. She married John “Jack” Fingerhuth April 23, 1969, in Upper Sandusky, and he ...

Larry Mullins Jr.

Larry Mullins Jr.. 43, of Fostoria, died Friday Jan. 11, 2019, in Toledo. He was born April 11, 1975, in Martin Kentucky, to Larry Mullins Sr. and Annette Newsome. He is survived by his father; mother; two daughters, Natalie Moore of Kentucky and Hailee Mullins of Fostoria; two sons, ...

Roger L. Murrell

Roger L. Murrell, 64, of rural Nevada, Ohio, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. He was born Aug. 30, 1954, in Columbia City, Indiana, to Jack and Linda (Elkins) Murrell. He is survived by three sons, Daniel Murrell of Bucyrus, and Roger Murrell Jr. and ...

Nicholas Kovalevsky

Nicholas Kovalevsky, 81, of Tiffin, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.

William L. Cook

William L. Cook, 83, of Vanlue, passed away at 2:50 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at Wyandot Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Upper Sandusky. He was born Feb. 27, 1935, in Hancock County to the late Orville Sr. and Eva (LaRue) Cook. He married Georgia Farmer May 22, 1952, and she ...

Ray G. Mathews

Ray G. Mathews, 87, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday afternoon, Jan. 10, 2019, at his home. He was born May 26, 1931, in Tiffin, to Dorsey and Regina (Miller) Mathews. He married Virginia (Hunt) Elchert Oct. 18, 1974, and she preceded him in death June 30, 2015. Survivors include his two ...

Barbara L. Lindsay

Barbara L. Lindsay, 84, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at her home. She was born Feb. 21, 1934, in Fremont, to the late Ivan O. and Ethel G. Miller. July 15, 1954, she married Nelson R. Lindsay, and he preceded her in death Aug. 14, 2016. Survivors include their two children, Robert (Sharon) ...

Carl ‘Taylor’ Carter

Carl “Taylor” Carter, 62, of 722 Brokensword Road, Sycamore, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at home. He was born March 12, 1956, in Logan County, West Virginia to William and Ineze (Sargent) Carter. He never married. Surviving are a sister, Deb (Steve) Payne of Sycamore and many nieces ...

Jamie E. Hoover

Jamie E. Hoover, 51, of Bellevue and formerly of Tiffin, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Michigan, after a brief battle with cancer. On Aug. 26, 1967, in Fostoria, he was born to Kenneth L. and Carolyn (Hepp) Hoover. He married Rhonda Berry and she survives in Bellevue. Survivors ...

Geraldine Main

Geraldine Main, 98, of Mentor and formerly of Tiffin and Fremont, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and John Ollila. She also is survived by her other children, Brenda of California and William of North Carolina. Private services will ...

Ray G. Mathews

Ray G. Mathews, 87, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday afternoon, Jan. 10, 2019, at his home. He was born May 26, 1931, in Tiffin, to Dorsey and Regina (Miller) Mathews. He married Virginia (Hunt) Elchert Oct. 18, 1974, and she preceded him in death June 30, 2015. Survivors include his two ...

Shirley M. Shultz

Shirley M. Shultz, 80, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo. She was born May 15, 1938, in Detroit, Michigan, to Walter and Kathleen (Lawrence) Sugzda. She married Harvey Louis Shultz Oct. 31, 1985, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, and he ...

Twila J. (Geary) Walton

Twila J. (Geary) Walton, 88, of Westbrook Assisted Living, Upper Sandusky, passed from this life to the arms of her savior at 9:59 a.m., Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Upper Sandusky. She was born Aug. 12, 1930, in Sycamore. She was the ...

Doris Green

Doris Green, 60, of Bloomville, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. She was born June 10, 1958, in Ingolstadt, Germany, the daughter of Thomas and Betty Leichtl. Doris married Mark Green Oct. 7, 1977, in Hanau, Germany. Doris is survived by her ...

Martha Sanford Riffie

Martha Sanford Riffie, 74, died at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at the Sun City Nursing Home, Sun City, Arizona. She was born Jan. 21, 1944, to Carl L. and Mary Alice (Riehm) Sanford. Survivors include her soul mate of 51 years, Ed Riffie of Sun City, Arizona; a daughter, Michele ...

Misty Kim (nee Otto) Tackett

Misty Kim (nee Otto) Tackett, 40, of Willard, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at James Cancer Center, Columbus. Misty was born June 3, 1978, to Harry and Carol (nee Sherman) Otto of Tiffin. She married Jeremy Tackett July 13, 2013. Misty is survived by her husband; her three ...