Our Obituaries

Robert Andecover

September 16, 1929 - June 23, 2017

Robert E. Andecover, 87, of Fremont, died Friday evening at his residence. He was born September 16, 1929 in Fremont the son of Miland and Mabel (Smith) Andecover. He was a 1948 graduate of Ross High. On November 20, 1950 he married Beverly Moyer. Robert was a United States Air Force veteran working stateside during the Korean Conflict as a military police officer. After his military service he...
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Robert C. Heid

June 7, 1930 - June 21, 2017

Robert Carl Heid Bob was born in Fremont, Ohio on June 7, 1930 to Mary Sullivan Heid and Carl Francis Heid. He graduated from Fremont Ross High School in June 1948 where he played football and basketball for Fremont. He was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in 1991. Bob attended The Ohio State University and played football for legendary coaches Wes Fessler and Woody Hayes. Bob was the...
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Ernestine Heileman

July 21, 1948 - June 20, 2017

Ernestine "Carol" Heileman, 68, of Fremont died Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at her residence. She was born July 21, 1948 in Sandusky the daughter of Ernest and Ann (Keller) Snyder. Carol was retired from Ludlow Industries.Surviving are her daughters: Doris (Mike) Bolton of Scottsville, VA and Judy (Brent) Zyski of Fremont, OH; grandchildren Brittany (Bryan) Widman, Tara Bolton, Jonathan (Lexi) Zyski,...
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Gloria Ruth Poorman

May 14, 1931 - June 11, 2017

Gloria Ruth Poorman, 86, of Fremont, passed away June 11, 2017 at Valley View Healthcare Center. She was born the daughter of Thomas and Hazel (Lang) Kerner on May 14, 1931 in Norwalk, Ohio. She attended St. Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio, and earned her bachelor's degree. Gloria married Paul J. Poorman on November 22, 1956 at St. Paul Church in Norwalk, Ohio, and he preceded her in death...
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Jennye Longnecker

October 25, 1963 - May 30, 2017

Jennye Weaver Baker Longnecker, 53, died peacefully Tuesday morning, May 30, 2017 at UTMC after suffering health issues for many years. Jennye was born and raised in Toledo and was a current resident of Fremont. Jennye attended St. Ursula Academy, later earning her GED. She worked at various jobs over the years, including serving and working as a courier. Jennye was a true lover of animals and...
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Rita Ann Koch

July 9, 1916 - May 23, 2017

Rita Ann Koch, 100, of Fremont died Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Elmwood Care Center. was born July 9, 1916 in Fremont, Ohio to Margaret Tracy and Filbert Rimelspach.She was a 1934 graduate of Fremont Ross High School where she participated in girls'basketball and swam. Rita majored in English at Mary Manse College in Toledo Ohio.After 2 years, during the depression, Rita quit college to become a...
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Janet Mary Kwiatkowski

June 6, 1932 - May 4, 2017

Janet Mary Kwiatkowski, 84, passed away at home on Thursday, May 4, 2017. She was born the daughter of Frank and Coletta (Foos) Karle on June 6, 1932 in Fremont, Ohio. She married Edward M. Kwiatkowski on October 24, 1953 in Fremont, and together they had six children. He preceded her in death on August 12, 1997. Janet worked for Quick Cut knife manufacturing, and enjoyed every part of her 20...
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Eleanor R. Shaull

May 15, 1927 - April 28, 2017

Eleanor R. Shaull, 89, formerly of Fremont died April 28, 2017 Good Shepherd Care Center in Mason City, IA. She was born May 15, 1927 in Norwich, New York the daughter of Kenneth and Gladys (Foster) Babcock. She was a 1945 graduate of Norwich High School. She worked locally for the Fremont News- Messenger, retiring in 1987. She was a member of Hayes Memorial United Methodist Church, the Rachael...
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Irene Mary Huber

May 8, 1928 - April 27, 2017

Sister Irene Huber, RSM, died peacefully Thursday, April 27, 2017 at St. Bernardine Home in Fremont, Ohio. She was 88 years old and a Sister of Mercy for 70 years. Sister Irene was born to Walter and Helen (O'Toole) Huber in Toledo, OH on May 8, 1928. She was one of 9 siblings; 5 girls and 4 boys. Irene entered the Novitiate of the Sisters of Mercy on September 7, 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her...
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Jean Marie Brown

October 20, 1942 - April 20, 2017

Jean Brown, 76, of Fremont, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Pristine Senior Living. Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, Ohio.
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Onalee C. Krebs

September 18, 1929 - April 18, 2017

Onalee C. Krebs, 87, of Fremont died Tuesday morning April 18, 2017 at Bethesda Care Center. She was born August 18, 1929 in Canton, OH the daughter of Donald and Jesse (Holbrook) Haite. Surviving are her daughters Nancy Seohm Dodson, June Seohm Ottney both of Fremont and Denise Seohm Tieman of Port Clinton, OH; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; siblings Jay Haite of Ann Arbor, MI and...
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Thomas Edward Kissell

March 22, 1949 - April 16, 2017

Thomas Edward Kissell, 68, of Fremont, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017. He was born the son of Jerry and Dorothy (Stanley) Kissell in Lima, Ohio on March 22, 1949. He grew up in Columbus Grove where he played high school football, and later moved to Put-in-Bay High School in the 10th grade, where he met his wife of 49 years, Kathleen Wilhelm. Thomas loved to boast that he was the class...
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Susie E. Schwartz

October 31, 1924 - April 2, 2017

Susie E. Schwartz, 92, of Fremont died Sunday, April 2, 2016 at her residence surrounded by family.She was born October 31, 1924 in Pierson, MI the daughter of George W. and Edna G. (Ingraham) Scranton. Susie was a 1942 graduate of Fremont Ross High. On June 2, 1946 she married Richard "Dick" Schwartz at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Hessville. Susie worked at Memorial Hospital until her retirement...
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Ruth A. Molyet

January 14, 1936 - April 1, 2017

Ruth A. Molyet passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Fostoria, Ohio. She was born on January 14, 1936 to the late Joseph and Anna (Gabel) Poorman. Ruth was a teacher who taught English, Music, and also spent time as a Guidance Counselor. She also was a Liturgical Director in Fremont and Naples, Florida, where she directed choirs and folk groups, in addition to...
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Patricia Burch

June 7, 1922 - March 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Joseph Rodney Cutcher

October 10, 1949 - March 26, 2017

Joseph Rodney "Rod" Cutcher, 67, of Fremont died Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Toledo Hospital. He was born October 10, 1949 in Fremont the only child of Joseph A. and Myrtle (Harger) Cutcher. Rod was a 1967 Ross High graduate, a graduate of Tiffin University and went on to work for the U.S. Postal Service. On June 7, 1974 he married Patricia Barbour.Rod was a practical joker with a great sense...
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Judith K. Myslinski

April 25, 1942 - March 11, 2017

Judith K. Myslinski, 74, of Fremont died Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Pristine Living where she was a resident. She was born April 25, 1942 in Fremont, Ohio the daughter of Andrew and Theresa (Kuhn) Myslinski.Judy worked locally for Sandco Industries and made numerous friends while living at the former Countryside Care Center.Surviving is her sister Karen (Ward) Smith of Oak Harbor, Ohio. She was...
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April 8, 1942 - March 6, 2017

Larry F. Schepflin, 74, of Fremont died Monday, March 6, 2017 at his residence. He was born April 8, 1942 in Fremont the son of Paul and Hazel (Coy) Schepflin. He was a graduate of Fremont Ross and went on to work locally for Great Scot Community Market, retiring after 46 years of service. Larry was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. He was a people person with a genuine interest in his...
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Lucy Baxter

August 24, 1931 - March 3, 2017

Lucy Curtin Baxter passed away on Friday, March 3, 2017. She is survived by five children: Anne C. Warner of Fremont, OH; David (Cindy) Krock of Pemberville, OH; Kay (Robert) Simonton of Fremont, OH; Nancy (Casey) Collins of Lake Oswego, OR; Jim (JoLynn) Krock of Fremont, OH, son-in-law Mark Chudzinski of Fremont, OH and her two sisters Nancy (Bud) Spengler of Redmond, WA, and Suzie (Art) Otermat...
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Karla Kay Bartholomy

March 9, 1952 - February 18, 2017

Karla Kay (Hurst) Bartholomy, 64, of Perrysburg, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017. She was born the daughter of Earl and Violet Ruth (Hufford) Hurst on March 9, 1952 in Fremont, Ohio. Karla attended the University of Toledo where she earned her Bachelor's degree in education, and did her graduate studies. She met her husband Mark Bartholomy in 1978 while working as a program coordinator...
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Marven August Meyer

January 2, 1927 - February 13, 2017

Marven August Meyer, 90 of Fremont, died Monday, February 13, 2017 at Promedica Memorial Hospital.He was born January 2, 1927 in Henry County, Deshler, Ohio, to Bernard and Erna (Sunderman) Meyer. He attended Deshler High School and served with the United States Army from April 9, 1945 until December 4, 1946. He was Tec 4 in 553rd Eng. Pon Bridge Co, Army Occupation in Germany as a Crane Operator...
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Felista June Kiser

June 22, 1925 - February 10, 2017

Felista June "Smitty" Kiser, 91, of Fremont died Friday morning February 10, 2017 at her residence. She was born June 22, 1925 in Tovy, IL the youngest of nine children of William and Elizabeth (Smith) Smith. On June 15, 1946 she married Herbert J. Kiser. He preceded her in death on September 24, 2004.As a devoted wife and mother she worked as secretary for Kiser Bros., raised nine children and...
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Tracie Lynn Gulick

September 2, 1974 - January 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Margaret Swartzlander Celek

March 11, 1936 - January 29, 2017

Margaret "Peg" Swartzlander Celek, 80, of Fremont died Sunday evening, January 29, 2017 at Valleyview Care Center. She was born March 11, 1936 in Fremont, OH the daughter of Raymond and Margaret (Schmitz) Bucher. On May 11, 1957 she married David Swartzlander, he preceded her in death on November 4, 1985. Peg married Stanley Celek on December 24, 1991 and he preceded her in death on April 10,...
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Tracie Lynn Gulick

September 2, 1974 - January 29, 2017

Tracie Lynn Gulick, 42, of Fremont died Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Stein Hospice in Sandusky, OH after a hard fought battle with cancer. She was born September 2, 1974 in Alexandria, WV the daughter of James and Monica (Fleck) Gulick. Tracie loved to make people laugh and enjoyed keeping up with family and friends via Facebook. She also enjoyed fishing and recently developed a passion for riding...
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Ann Freeh

January 12, 1928 - January 21, 2017

Rosalyn "Rosie" Ann Freeh, 89, of Fremont, Ohio passed away on January 21st, 2017 surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was born on January 12th, 1928 in Fremont to the late Joseph and Leona (Darr) Mosser. Rosie graduated from Fremont St. Joseph High School class of "46" and began working as a teller at Fremont Savings Bank. After obtaining her nursing license, she worked at...
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Donna Jean Hesselbart

August 25, 1940 - January 21, 2017

Donna Jean Hesselbart, 76, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2017 at St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee, Ohio. She was born on August 25, 1940 to the late Albert and Loyola Gschwind. She graduated from St. Joseph in Fremont, Ohio. In 1962, Donna married Frank "Sonny" Hesselbart. She started her career in banking at Fremont Savings bank and ended her 30-year banking career as branch manager of...
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Rosemary Schlagheck

August 16, 1920 - January 15, 2017

Sister Rosemary Schlagheck died peacefully Sunday, January 15, 2017 at St. Bernardine Home in Fremont surrounded by her sisters. She was 96 years old and a Sister of Mercy for 78 years. Sister Rosemary was born to Frank and Catherine (Tuite) Schlagheck in Toledo, OH on August 16, 1920. She was one of 5 siblings. Her family was one of the founding families of the St. Vincent de Paul Parish in...
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Thomas W. Spader

September 5, 1935 - January 13, 2017

Thomas W. Spader, 81, of Fremont, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born September 5, 1935 in Randolph, Nebraska the son of Mathias and Martha (Gubbels) Spader. Tom was a veteran of the United States Army and went on to work as an accountant at Fremont Die Cut and Spader Freight Services.On November 24, 1956 he married Joan Bryant at St. Stanislaus...
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Geraldine M. Riedmaier

March 25, 1928 - January 5, 2017

Geraldine M. Riedmaier, 88, of Fremont, died Thursday evening January 5, 2017 at Toledo Hospital. She was born March 25, 1928 in Fremont, the only child of Raymond and Mary (Dalton) Gerard. Geraldine was a graduate of St. Joseph High School and went on to work locally for Union Carbide.Gerry was a member of the Moose and Eagles and enjoyed traveling the United States.Surviving are her sons Kevin...
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Dorothy L. Belsterli

April 25, 1925 - January 2, 2017

Dorothy L. Belsterli, 91, of Fremont, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017 at Bethesda Care Center in Fremont, Ohio. Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home.
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James Ervin Borer

September 16, 1967 - December 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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James Ervin Borer

September 16, 1967 - December 30, 2016

James Ervin "Jim" Borer, 49, of Fremont passed away at home on December 30, 2016. He was born on September 16, 1967 to Barbara (Werling) and Gerald Borer in Fremont.In 1985, he graduated from SJCC High School. His passion for SJCC Athletics continued long after graduation as a football and wrestling coach for the Crimson Streaks. He worked locally at IAC. Off the sidelines, Jim was laid back and...
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Catherine D. Kwiatkowski

January 19, 1932 - December 28, 2016

Catherine D. "Kate" Kwiatkowski, 84, of Fremont died Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Rutherford House in Fremont, OH. She was born January 19, 1932 in Fremont the daughter of Frank and Bernice (Nadratoski) Kwiatkowski. Kate was a Ross High graduate and went on to work for Croghan Colonial Bank. She started her career with the bank December 18, 1950. In her 47 years she held various positions and...
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Nancy A. Leiser

July 2, 1932 - December 28, 2016

Nancy A. Leiser, 84, of Fremont, died at 8:30A.M. on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Valley View Health Care Center in Fremont. She was born July 2, 1932 in Riley Township to the late Walter and Grace (Hirt) Zilles. On September 8, 1951 she married Leon (Joe) Leiser, he preceded her in death on June 20, 2005.Nancy was a 1950 graduate of Fremont Ross High School and a member of Faith Lutheran...
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Harry Miller

February 27, 1936 - December 23, 2016

Harry "Dan" Miller, of Fremont, died Friday morning at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born February 27, 1936 in Fremont, the son of William John and Irene M. (Haaser) Miller. Dan was a graduate of St. Joseph High Class of 1954. On May 9, 1959 he married Jean M. Haefling at Tiffin St. Joseph's Church. He worked alongside his brothers at Miller Brothers Construction and went on...
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Viola M. Mehling

January 23, 1924 - December 15, 2016

Viola M. Mehling, 92, of Fremont, went to be with her Lord and Savior and husband Gene on December 15, 2016. She was born January 23, 1924 in Fremont, the daughter of Albert and Frances (Darr) Fisher. On October 11, 1947 she married Eugene Mehling at St. Joseph's Church and they had 58 years together. He preceded her in death on October 1, 2005. She was a graduate from St. Joseph School and...
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Dorothy Kay Gardner

November 13, 1958 - December 14, 2016

Dorothy K. Gardner, 58, of Fremont died Wednesday evening, December 14, 2016 at Toledo Hospital.She was born November 13, 1958 in Rochester, NY the daughter of Gerald E. and Marybelle(Kindness) Clark. Dorothy was a decorated athlete at Fremont Ross High School with an exceptional talent especially when it came to running cross country and track. She still holds the Women's Track High School Mile...
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Harold Ray Knudsen

September 18, 1925 - December 5, 2016

Harold Ray Knudsen, age 91, of Fremont passed away peacefully at home Monday December 5, 2016. He was born on September 18, 1925 in Fremont, Ohio to Andrew and Jesse (Smith) Knudsen. Harold graduated from Fremont Ross High School, class of 1944. Harold was honorably discharged after serving in the U S Army March 24, 1944 through May 28, 1946. He was assigned to Company B, 160th medical...
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Barbara Rose Borer

October 4, 1942 - December 2, 2016

Barbara Rose (Werling) Borer, 74, of Fremont, passed away at Memorial Hospital on December 2, 2016. She was born on October 4, 1942 to Andrew and Ruth (Ward) Werling in Tiffin. In 1960, she graduated from Hopewell Louden High School, and worked at Mercy Hospital as a nurse aide for 5 years. Barbara enjoyed being a stay at home mom, and in her youth, she enjoyed fishing, bowling, working on the...
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Larry David Wolfe

October 1, 1938 - November 28, 2016

Larry David Wolfe, 78, of Sebring, FL passed away Monday, November 28, 2016. Larry was born October 1, 1938 in Fremont, OH to Elery and Rachel (Bartholomew) Wolfe. Larry retired as Captain from the Fremont Police Department in 1991 after 30 years of service and then worked for Sandusky County as a probation and parole officer. He moved to Sebring in 2004. Larry was a member of the ELKS and MOOSE...
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Mary Schwartz

September 13, 1915 - November 25, 2016

Mary E. Schwartz, 101, of Fremont, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016 at Elmwood Assisted Living in Fremont, Ohio. She was born the daughter of Herman C. and Edith H. (Haubert) Eilrich on September 13, 1915 in Fremont. Mary graduated from Ross High School in 1934, and on October 3, 1941, she married Richard A. Schwartz at St. Joseph Catholic Church and together they raised 7 children. Her...
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Eugene A. Babione

November 15, 1924 - November 18, 2016

Eugene Babione, 92, of Fremont, died Friday morning, November 18, 2016 at Stein Hospice in Sandusky, OH. He was born November 15, 1924 in Fremont the son of Gerald and Loretta (Steinle) Babione. Eugene was a member of the United States Army Air Corp., serving during WWII with the 78th Fighter Squadron from 1943-1946 stationed in Hawaii. Upon his return to the area he married Cecelia Rock on June...
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Larry O'Dell Orndorff

August 19, 1957 - November 11, 2016

Larry O'Dell Orndorff, 59, of Fremont died Friday, November 11, 2016 at the Toledo Hospital. He was born August 19, 1957 in Fremont the son of Rodney W. and Shirley L. (Horner) Orndorff. Larry loved baseball and enjoyed the opportunity to coach his brothers alongside his father, in Little League and his daughter's softball team. In earlier years, he could be found working in the garage on his...
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Carol Jean Walker

May 28, 1954 - October 17, 2016

Carol Jean Walker, 62, of Toledo, passed away at Flower Hospital Monday, October 17, 2016. She was born the daughter of Vern and Kathleen (Streiffert) Walker on May 28, 1954 in Fremont, Ohio. Carol graduated in 1972 from Gibsonburg High School with her close knit of friends, Susie, Mary Jane, Cindy and Terri. After graduation, Carol earned her RN degree at the University of Toledo in 1975, and...
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Joanne L. Hilty

February 26, 1930 - October 12, 2016

Joanne L. Hilty, 86, passed away at her home in Carbondale, Colorado on October 12, 2016 following declining health for the last four years.She was born on February 26, 1930 in Fremont, Ohio the daughter of Harold C. and Enora (Kieffer) Willey. She was married to Dr. Ted L. Hilty on June 7, 1952 at the Trinity Evangelical United Brethren Church, Fremont, Ohio. Surviving is her husband and sons,...
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Bernard A. Molyet

October 4, 1933 - October 6, 2016

Bernard (Bernie) Molyet, died Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Valley View Care Center in Fremont, OH. He was born October 4, 1933 to the late Edward G. and Ludwina (Steinberger) Molyet. Bernie was a life-long farmer, a member of the family farm corporation, Lions Club and enjoyed singing with the Lake Plains Barbershop group and the choirs at Sacred Heart and St. Joseph's Churches. On January 7,...
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Harry C. Michaels

January 7, 1923 - October 4, 2016

Harry C. Michaels Jr., 93, of Fremont, passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Rutherford House. He was born the son of Harry C. Michaels Sr., and Mary (Hampsher) Michaels on January 7, 1923 in Fremont, Ohio. Harry was a 1941 graduate of Fremont Ross High School and joined the Army to fight in the South Pacific during WWII. He worked for 22 years at Ludlow Composites until his retirement in 1983,...
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David E. Hemminger

July 10, 1945 - October 3, 2016

David Earl Hemminger, 71, of Fremont, passed away at the University of Toledo Medical Center on Monday, October 3, 2016. He was born the son of Al and Dorothy Brunner on July 10, 1945 in Toledo Ohio. David was a former resident of Gibsonburg, Ohio, and graduated from Gibsonburg High School. He later attended Bowling Green State University to study accounting, and started working at Atlas...
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Kathleen Miles

November 7, 1956 - September 30, 2016

Kathleen Miles, 59, of Fremont, gained her angel wings on Friday, September 30, 2016 at her home in Fremont, after a valiant battle with Ovarian Cancer. She was born November 7, 1956 in Fremont, the daughter of Donald and Stella (Schetter) Smith. Kathy was a 1975 graduate of Ross High - Vanguard. On May 30, 1987 she married Steven Miles at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Kathy...
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Sharon Rose Raubenolt

August 12, 1952 - September 29, 2016

Sharon Rose Raubenolt passed away suddenly Wednesday September 29th, 2016 at her home with her husband Ed at her side. She was born August 12th, 1952 in Fremont, OH to George Wehring and Roseanna (Fisher) Wehring. She married her husband of 43 years, Edmund Raubenolt at St. Ann Catholic Church in Fremont, OH on May 25th, 1973. Sharon is survived by her husband Edmund; her sons Gregory, Nicholas...
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Marilyn A. Rhineberger

July 26, 1938 - September 23, 2016

Marilyn(Carter) Rhineberger, 78, of Fremont peacefully passed away at Fremont Memorial Hospital on Friday, September 23, 2016.She was born on July 26, 1938 in Norwalk, OH to George and Mabel (March) Carter and was a 1956 graduate of Norwalk St. Paul High School. She first worked as a telephone operator for Northern Ohio Telephone Co. in Norwalk then later at General Electric in Bellevue. She...
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Lena Marie Davisson

January 2, 1914 - September 10, 2016

Lena M. Davisson, 102, of Fremont, OH, died Saturday evening, September 10, 2016 at her residence. She was born January 2, 1914 in Auglaize County the daughter of Floyd and Hazel (Morris) Focht. She was a graduate and Salutatorian of the 1931 Waynesfield High School Class. She married fellow classmate Roy Davisson in 1940 and then moved to Effingham, IL where Roy was working. Upon her return to...
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Carol A. Turner

August 10, 1955 - September 7, 2016

Carol A. Turner, 61, of Fremont, died Wednesday evening September 7, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was born August 10, 1955 in Fremont, the daughter of Gene "Smiley" and Joan (Walker) Price. Carol was a graduate of St. Joseph High School and went on to work as a bartender at "Christie's" while living in Texas. Upon her return she worked locally at the Log Cabin, Wagner's Country Inn, Fremont...
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Mildred L. Durst

May 10, 1916 - August 26, 2016

Mildred L. "Millie, Toots" Durst, 100, of Cincinnati, died Aug. 26, 2016, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.She was born May 10, 1916, to Joseph Jr. and Alty (Rumple) Buyer. She married her husband of 61 years, Norman Durst, in 1940 at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati.Mildred is survived by her daughter, Karen (Richard) Kinstler of Tiffin; daughter-in-law, Dianna Durst of...
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Mary Catherine Wise

January 8, 1932 - August 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Marie Catherine Wise

January 8, 1932 - August 22, 2016

Sister Marie Catherine Wise, R.S.M. died suddenly but peacefully on Monday August 22, 2016 at St. Bernard Home in Fremont, Ohio. A Sister of Mercy for 69 years, Sister was 84 years old.Sister Marie Catherine was born in Tiffin, Ohio to Henry and Loretta (Roth) Wise. One of 12 children, she and her siblings learned from their parents a love of family and a love of their faith. The parish St. Mary...
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Daniel Lee Bowes

October 30, 1959 - August 11, 2016

Daniel Lee Bowes, 56, of Fremont, died Thursday, August 11, 2016 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born October 30, 1959 in Fremont, the son of Leo and Lois (Beith) Bowes. Dan graduated from Fremont Ross High in 1978 and went on to work for almost 30 years as a Tool & Die Machinist at Carbo Forge.He was a member of Old Fort United Methodist Church and the Eagles. In earlier years,...
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Roger William Flick

October 2, 1944 - August 6, 2016

Roger Flick passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 6, 2016 in Fremont, Ohio, where he had been a lifelong resident. He was born on October 2, 1944 in Fremont to Ralph and LaRue (Gnepper) Flick. Roger attended Fremont Ross High School class of 1962, and then enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he spent 3 years in Schweinfurt, Germany until being honorably discharged in 1965 as a specialist in the...
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Mary Margaret O'Neal

May 31, 1928 - July 31, 2016

Mary M. O'Neal, 88, of Fremont, died Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Promedica Memorial Hospital. She was born May 31, 1928 in Fremont, Ohio the daughter of Ralph and Mildred (Druckenmiller) Emick. Mary was a graduate of St. Joseph High School and enjoyed crocheting, reading, baking pumpkin rolls and Cleveland Indians baseball.Surviving is her husband of 69 years Orland O'Neal, Jr., children: Allan ...
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Dean William Leemaster

August 24, 1927 - July 30, 2016

Dean William Leemaster went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Saturday evening, July 30, 2016 at Valley View Healthcare Center. He was born to John and Ruth Leemaster in Toledo, Ohio, on August 24, 1927. Dean graduated from Woodville High School in 1946, and served his country in the United States Army from 1950 to 1952 during the Korean Conflict, with 16 months served in Germany. He...
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Rosalyn Reineck

September 10, 1920 - July 21, 2016

Rosalyn L. "Rody" Reineck, 95, of Fremont passed away Thursday evening, July 21, 2016 shortly after her family prayed the Rosary at the place she loved, Mayleville. Rosalyn was born September 10, 1920 the daughter of Louis A. and Wilhelmina "Minnie" (Gabel) Mayle and twin sister of Rita Hershey. On January 23, 1946 she married Bernard Reineck , he preceded her in death May 5, 1984.Rosalyn was a...
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Mary Naderer

January 5, 1925 - June 30, 2016

Mary C. Naderer, 91, of Fremont, returned home to the Lord Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Bethesda Care Center. She was born the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Widman) Naderer on January 5, 1925 in Fremont, Ohio. Mary graduated from St. Joseph Catholic High School, and worked hard for 20 years until her retirement at Memorial Hospital making sure all the suites and rooms were well kept and sanitary for...
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Joyce W. Rosenberry

January 6, 1919 - June 29, 2016

Joyce W. Rosenberry, 97, died peacefully on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 . She was born January 6, 1919 in Billings, MT , the daughter of William E. and Elsie (Hamilton) Woodie. She spent her youth and most of her adulthood in Toledo, OH and graduated from Whitmer High School.She married in 1939 and moved to Washington, D.C. with her husband, Paul, who had accepted a position with the NLRB, she...
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Albert Shively

August 10, 1930 - June 26, 2016

Albert Shively, 85, of Fremont, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Valley View Healthcare Center. He was born the son of F. Earl and Dorothy (Meyer) Shively on August 10, 1930 in Fremont, Ohio. He graduated from Gibsonburg High School and spent his life in public service working for ODOT inspecting the structure and safety of bridges. Albert married Donna Shively on October 4,...
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Philip Stanley Pinell

December 13, 1938 - June 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Jerome Freeh

July 7, 1929 - June 16, 2016

Jerome "Jerry" Frederick Freeh, 86, of Fremont, Ohio passed away on June 16th, 2016 surrounded by his wife, Rosalyn (Mosser) Freeh and his seven children and grandchildren. He was born July 7, 1929 in Fremont to the late Lawrence and Gertrude (Gabel) Freeh. He graduated from Fremont St. Joseph High School class of "47"and served in the Army during the Korean War where he was stationed in...
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Dorothy Irene Kohlenberg

February 19, 1934 - June 13, 2016

Dorothy Irene (Stegman) Kohlenberg, 82, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016 at Stein Hospice in Sandusky. She was born on February 19, 1934 in Fremont to the late Rudolf and Ethel (Murray) Stegman. She was a homemaker and mother and enjoyed making homemade peanut brittle for her family and friends, best ever made! Dorothy was also an animal lover, but enjoyed the company of her feline...
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Scott Lee Peters

December 14, 1939 - June 8, 2016

Scott L. Peters, of Bonita Springs, FL, and formerly of Fremont, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016. He was born the son of Earle and Helen (Shale) Peters on December 14, 1939 in Fremont, Ohio.Scott was a skilled craftsman, and through the art of chair caning, could create new chairs and furniture. He also worked for Dayton-Marine, where he would assemble their fishing bobbers. Surviving Scott...
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Nancy Diann Weissinger

July 19, 1934 - May 29, 2016

Nancy D. (McArthur) Weissinger, 81, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016 due to complications from a stroke. Nancy was born July 19, 1934 in Carey, OH to Paul and Ella (King) McArthur. She and the late Jack Weissinger were married on March 18, 1956 in Fostoria, OH. Nancy is survived by a sister and brother in law, Mitzi and Alan Dimmers, of Hillsdale, MI; 5 children: Ann, of Granbury, TX, Joel ...
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Evelyn L. Mathia

May 18, 1923 - May 27, 2016

Evelyn L. Mathia, 93, of Fremont died Friday, May 27, 2016 at Bethesda Care Center. She was born May 18, 1923 in Fremont, Ohio the daughter of Mearl and Leona (Lance) Clymer. On October 14, 1944 she married Walter E. Mathia at St. Ann Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on April 21, 1991.Evelyn worked as a schedule clerk for Ohio Bell and retired in 1989 from Detroit Trim. She was a...
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Sara Naomi Rich

April 5, 1924 - May 19, 2016

Sara N. Rich, 92, died May 19, 2016 at her home. She was born April 5, 1924 in Fremont to the late Delbert and Mayme (Stebbins) Rearick. She married Jack Rich on June 23, 1945 and he preceded her in death on January 2, 2008. Surviving her are children Mike (Janet) Rich of Findlay, Victor (Laurie) Rich of Clyde, Steve Rich of Fremont, Mary (Dave) Gutschalk, John (Monica) Rich of Clyde, and Andy ...
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Jane S. Havens

December 26, 1923 - May 13, 2016

Jane S. Havens, 92, of Fremont died Friday, May 13, 2016 at Elmwood Assisted Living. She was born December 26, 1923 the daughter of Peter J. and Anna (Mange) Szanca. She was a graduate of St. Casimir's Grade School and Ross High School in 1941. Jane went on to attend the St. Vincent's School of Nursing in Toledo which was supervised by the Grey Nuns of Montreal, Canada.Mrs. Havens started her...
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Peggy Lou Roberts

April 27, 1927 - April 30, 2016

Peggy Lou Roberts, 89, of Fremont, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Valley View Healthcare Center. She was born the daughter of I.K. and Mildred (Braden) Aldrich in Fremont, on April 27, 1927. Peggy graduated from Ross High School in 1945, and three years later married Clyde E. Roberts Jr. on November 12, 1948. Throughout her life, she had various secretarial positions, and retired...
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Richard Burdell Walters

October 18, 1932 - April 22, 2016

Richard "Dick" B. Walters, 83, of Vermilion, OH died Friday, April 22, 2016 at his residence. He was born October 18, 1932 in Gibsonburg, OH the son of Henry and Carrie (Ickes) Walters. Dick served as a Corporal in the United States Army from May 26, 1953 until May 25, 1955 stationed in Whittier, Alaska. He married Ruth Boss on October 15, 1955.Dick was owner and President of Fremont Boiler...
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Stefan Francis Aleksevitch

January 6, 1935 - April 21, 2016

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the...
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Jerry R. Shiets

September 22, 1951 - April 16, 2016

Jerry R. Shiets, 64, of Oak Harbor, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, April 16, 2016. He was born the son of Gerald and Janet (Linkey) Shiets on September 22, 1951 in Fremont, Ohio. He married Georgette Reiter on February 13, 1970 in Michigan, and she survives. Jerry was self-employed at Fremont Body Paint, was a member of the Coon Creek Hunting Club, enjoyed duck hunting,...
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Vernell E. Mosser

April 16, 1926 - April 14, 2016

Lifelong Lindsey resident, Vernell Emmitt "Inky" Mosser, 89, died Thursday morning, April 14, 2016, at Elmwood Assisted Living Center in Fremont, Ohio. Inky was born April 16, 1926 in Lindsey, Ohio, the only son of Arthur A. "Furl" and Elva S. Mosser. He was an Executive Assistant at the Woodville Lime Product Company in Woodville, Ohio for over 50 years. Inky was a member of Lindsey Trinity...
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Donald E. Widman

December 15, 1941 - April 8, 2016

Donald E. Widman, 74, of Fremont died Friday, April 8, 2016 at his residence. He was born December 15, 1941 in Fremont, Ohio, the son of Clemens and Helen (Mehling) Widman. Don went on to graduate from St. Joseph High School in 1959 and worked locally for Howard Zink Corp., Eckrich, Lesher Printers and Ohio Department of Transportation. On September 22, 1962 he married Donna Kay Young at St....
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Jean Marie Overmyer

May 23, 1940 - April 3, 2016

Jean Marie Overmyer, 75, of Lindsey, OH died Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Promedica Toledo Hospital.She was born May 23, 1940 in Fremont, OH the daughter of Joseph and Marcella (Wensinger) Drusback. On April 22, 1967 she married Joseph E. Overmyer at St. Joseph Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on March 25, 2002. Jean worked as a bank teller for Liberty National and Croghan Colonial Bank.She...
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Kirk Allen Held

March 13, 1952 - March 28, 2016

Kirk Allen Held, 64, of Fremont, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 28, 2016 at Toledo Hospital. He was born the son of George W. and Dorothy M. (Shilling) Held on March 13, 1952 in Fremont, Ohio. On April 7, 1972 he married Beckie Tuckerman at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Kirk was a welder and worked for Mosser Construction. In high school he played baseball. He later took up golf and...
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Dorothy Humbard

February 27, 1927 - March 19, 2016

Dorothy Humbard, 89, of Fremont, and formerly of Kendall Park, NJ, passed away at her home surrounded by family, Saturday, March 19, 2016. She was born the daughter of Fred and Alice (Headley) Riley in Cambridge, Ohio on February 27, 1927. Dorothy was a graduate of Cambridge High School, and worked as a carhop at White Castle. She was also employed by Howard Johnson's and Cambridge Glass, and...
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Phyllis Ann Gerold

September 19, 1929 - March 15, 2016

Sister Phyllis Ann Gerold died peacefully after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at St. Bernardine Home in Fremont, Ohio. A Sister of Mercy for 71 years, she was 86 years old. Sister Phyllis Ann was born in Sandusky, Ohio, on September 19, 1929, to Pierre and Eleanor (Winklea) Gerold. She was the oldest of 8 children. Holy Angels Parish in Sandusky was always considered her home...
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Jean Campbell Clark

June 27, 1930 - March 14, 2016

Jean Campbell Clark died peacefully in Fremont, Ohio on March 14, 2016 at the age of 85. Jean was born June 27, 1930 to John and Orma Campbell in Springfield, Ohio. She is survived by her husband of 30 years Jerry Clark and her children Betsy White, Andy and Cindy Mohler, Jane and Lynn Martin, and Molly and Bill Shearrow. Also surviving are her stepchildren Garry and Del Clark, Dorothy and Willie...
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Richard M. Butdorf

April 15, 1929 - March 10, 2016

Richard Merlyn Butdorf, 86, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016 at St. Francis Care Center in Tiffin, OH. He was born the son of Gerald Cecil Butdorf and Madeline Arvella (Fleming) Butdorf in Wadsworth, Ohio, April 15, 1929."Dick" was a graduate of Wadsworth High School, Heidelberg College, and Bowling Green State University. He was an Air Force veteran, serving during the Korean War....
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Mary Gloria Auer

May 1, 1932 - March 9, 2016

Sister Mary Gloria Auer, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at St. Bernardine Home in Fremont Ohio, after a courageous battle with cancer. A Sister of Mercy for 66 years she was 83 years old. Sister Mary Gloria was born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 1, 1932 to Earl and Regina (Blewitt) Auer. One of three girls her childhood was in Cleveland. Sister Gloria attended John Marshall High...
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Samuel Jakober

August 8, 1913 - March 6, 2016

Samuel Jakober Sr., 102, of Fremont, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016, at Pristine Senior Living surrounded by his family. He was born the son of Samuel and Margarita (Kline) Jakober in B.D. Baska, Yugoslavia on August 8, 1913, and he came to the United States in 1956. Samuel worked as a maintenance man for Prairie Builders-Old, and worked with his son at Complete Masonry. Samuel is preceded in...
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Raymond Stanley Borys

June 27, 1939 - March 2, 2016

Raymond S. Borys, 76, of Fremont, died Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at his residence. He was born June 27, 1939 in Fremont, OH the son of Stanley and Doris (Willey) Borys. In 1961, he married Dorothy Reiter at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. He retired from Ohio Power after 30 years of service and enjoyed collecting model trains and gardening.Surviving is his wife of 54 years, Dorothy Borys of Fremont,...
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Audrey Mae Wise

October 22, 1925 - February 14, 2016

On February 14, 2016, at the age of 90, Audrey Mae Wise (nee Kirwen) passed away peacefully with family at her side in Jacksonville, Florida. Audrey grew up in Fremont, Ohio, and in 1948 married Jack L. Wise of Toledo. She spent her child-raising years in the suburban Detroit area, eventually settling in Rochester, Michigan. In 1995 she and her husband moved to Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island,...
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Ralph William Mills

August 31, 1955 - February 3, 2016

Ralph William Mills, 60, of Fremont, Ohio unexpectedly passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016 in his wife's loving arms and surrounded by his family. Ralph was born August 31st, 1955 in Bellevue, Ohio. He was retired from Miller Brewing Company after 30 years of dedicated service as a sales supervisor. Ralph was a well known and respected member of the community. He was a lifelong member of...
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Mary Timothy Collins

August 7, 1923 - January 29, 2016

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Mary Agnes Procopio

June 19, 1923 - January 25, 2016

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Mary Anges Procopio

June 19, 1923 - January 25, 2016

Sister Mary Agnes Procopio RSM died peacefully Monday, January 25, 2016 surrounded by her sisters. A sister for 64 years, she was 92 years old.Sister Mary Agnes was born in Cleveland, Ohio to Samuel and Mildred (Rantt) Procopio on June 19, 1923. She had one brother and two sisters. In Cleveland, Ohio, Sister attended Our Lady of Good Counsel and Berea High School. Sister felt a call to...
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Jack Dewitt House

May 14, 1925 - January 19, 2016

Jack D. House, 90, of Fremont, Ohio died Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Toledo Hospital. He was born May 14, 1925 in Fremont, OH, the son of Henry and Lucille (Keefer) House. Jack graduated from Fremont Ross in 1943, after which he joined the United States Marine Corps and served in the Pacific Theater on the USS Lexington. After the war, he graduated from The University of Toledo, and went on...
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Jesselou Davis

June 4, 1914 - January 16, 2016

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Bernard Eugene Schneider

September 25, 1924 - January 7, 2016

Bernard "Barney" Eugene Schneider, 91, of Fremont, OH passed away on January 7th at 8:24pm surrounded by his family. He was born September 25th 1924 North of Fremont on county road 89, the son of Edward and Caroline (Swint) Schneider. February 27th, 1945 he was drafted to the United States Navy, serving until July 21st, 1946. He was inducted into the Seabees construction unit, CBMU539. He...
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Donnie Cruz

July 5, 1959 - December 28, 2015

Donnie Cruz, Sr., 56, of Fremont, OH died Monday, December 28, 2015. He was born in Fremont on July 5, 1959 the son of Erasmo Sr., and Filomena (Guerro) Cruz. Donnie was a 1977 graduate of Fremont Ross and went on to obtain his Associates Degree from the University of Toledo. He was an outgoing businessman, traveled the world with "Up With People", managed La Hacienda Restaurant, was active in...
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Leona May Smith

October 15, 1930 - December 26, 2015

On behalf of the family we're sorry to say, Leona May (Heramb) Smith has passed away.Late of The Waterford, Perrysburg, Ohio,Her loved ones were near her when she did die-o.Born as a Heramb she had siblings-a dozen!Most have now passed but they spawned many cousins.Jennilee (Heramb) Smith does still survive,The last of the thirteen kids still left alive.The day after Christmas in 1953,Leona wed...
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Helen Braun Seizert

July 14, 1925 - December 21, 2015

Helen Braun Seizert, 90, passed away Monday, December 21, 2015 at St. Clare Commons in Perrysburg, Ohio. Affectionately known as "Sis", Helen was born the daughter of Robert and Helen (Gardner) Braun on July 14, 1925 in Hamilton, OH. She was married to Dean Seizert for 66 years, and he survives. Helen earned a degree at the University of Toledo, and was a medical technician at Toledo Hospital for...
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Dora M. Garza

October 25, 1944 - December 14, 2015

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