Our Obituaries

Gael L. FISHER

November 7, 1930 - May 23, 2015


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Jerry L. Richardson

April 22, 1944 - May 13, 2015

Jerry L. Richardson, 71, of Bowling Green, Ohio died peacefully on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Clare Bridge Memory Care. He was born in Toledo, Ohio on April 22, 1944 to James and Grace (Kimble) Richardson. Jerry graduated from Maumee High School and received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Bowling Green State University. Jerry proudly served his country in the United States Army during...
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Brian G. Noel

April 12, 1969 - May 12, 2015

Brian G. Noel, 46, died unexpectedly Tuesday May 12, 2015, at his home in Perrysburg, Ohio. Brian was born in Toledo, Ohio to Gilbert L. and Sharon D. (Ellwood) Noel on April 12, 1969. He graduated from Perrysburg High School in 1987 and was currently working at T.H. Plastics in Bowling Green. Brian is survived by, children, Cody B. Noel, Haley A. Noel; parents; and brothers, Bradley N....
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Mary W. Greive

March 5, 1926 - May 9, 2015

Mary W. (Speck) Greive, 89, of Perrysburg, Ohio died Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Heartland of Perrysburg. She was born in Wood County, Ohio on March 5, 1926 to Frederick, Sr. and Julia (Roether) Speck. Mary graduated from Perrysburg High School and married her sweetheart, Edwin Greive. Together they raised their family. Mary enjoyed working for Marsha's Buckeyes. In her free time she loved quilting...
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Marietta Van Leuven

January 5, 1930 - May 1, 2015

Marietta Van Leuven, 85, of Perrysburg, Ohio and Singer Island, Florida died on Friday, May 1, 2015 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo. She was born on January 5, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois to Francis and Mary Margaret (Kabot) Lettiere. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister (Jean Scott) and loving husband of 62 years, Edward James Van Leuven.Marietta was an accomplished business woman...
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Rita Tomasello

October 30, 1921 - April 29, 2015

Rita E. Tomasello, 93, of Maumee, Ohio died Wednesday, April 29, 2015. She was born in Toledo, Ohio on October 30, 1921 to Daniel and Rosina (Altman) McQuade. She married the late, Thomas C. Tomasello.Rita is survived by her children, Antoinette (Jon) Shultz, Susan (Mike) Dilley, Thomas (Becky) Tomasello, Connie (Mark) Bristow, Jeff (Marie) Tomasello and Lisa (Jeff) Nickchen; 17 grandchildren; 12...
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Harriet J. Culbertson

August 14, 1915 - April 29, 2015

Harriet Culbertson, a timeless lady, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 29th.Harriet would have been 100 years old on August 14, 2015. Not only was she blessed with many years of good health and loving family, she was also blessed with a life of faith in her Heavenly Father. She often said, "When the Good Lord calls me home, Rejoice and be glad, I've had a good life, loving husband,...
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David Telfield Smith

December 17, 1933 - April 24, 2015

David T. Smith, 81, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 24, 2015 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. David was born December 17, 1933 in Toledo, Ohio to Benedict G. and Alma E. (Davis) Smith. He was married to the love of his life, Mary Elizabeth, for fifty-two years. She preceded him in death on September 30, 2014 and they are now together again in the presence of their Lord...
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Joseph T. DeChristopher

August 18, 1928 - April 18, 2015

Joseph T. DeChristopher, 86, of Perrysburg, Ohio passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born on August 18, 1928 in Toledo, Ohio to Richard and Dorothy (McCarthy) DeChristopher. Joseph married Joann M. Ault on April 24, 1954 at St. Rose Catholic Church in Perrysburg where they remained members. Throughout his life, Joseph was an avid sports fan, but his true...
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Jonathan Krueger

April 12, 1993 - April 17, 2015

Jonathan Krueger - Son. Brother. Friend. These are only a few of the words that can describe Jonathan. He was quite the athlete and outdoorsman, hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, swimming, playing soccer, tennis, golf, and his favorite, basketball. He was team co-captain of the Maumee Valley Country Day School basketball team his junior and senior years helping to lead his...
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Ruth F. Ewing

April 27, 1923 - April 15, 2015

Ruth F. Ewing, 91, of Toledo, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Swan Creek Retirement Village. She was born in Toledo on April 27, 1923 to Cleo E. and Anna J. (Oehlschlegel) Elliott. She graduated from Libbey High School in 1941 and went on to be a bookkeeper for B & F Medical Products in Toledo for many years until retiring in 1988. On April 27, 1945, Ruth...
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Harold D. Harvey

September 28, 1933 - April 14, 2015

Lt. Harold D. Harvey, 81, of Perrysburg, OH. passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born on September 28, 1933 in Lenoir City, Tennessee to Hobart H. and Iva P. (Simpson) Harvey. He graduated from Libbey High School in Toledo, OH. and married his sweetheart, Jacquelyn Ann Raby on May 21, 1955. Together they raised their three children. Harold worked hard and was proud...
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Ruth E. Bell

November 30, 1915 - March 31, 2015

Ruth E. Bell, 99, died March 31, 2015, at Perrysburg Commons. She was born November 30, 1915, to Carl and Chloe (Donaldson) Brickman, in McComb, Ohio. A teacher at Toth Elementary (Elm Street School) in Perrysburg, Ruth grew up on a farm near the Putnam/Fulton County Line and attended Bowling Green Normal School's teacher training school. While teaching in the Gibsonburg Schools in the 1930s...
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Robert L. HETMAN

February 24, 1929 - March 28, 2015

Robert L. Hetman, 86, of Perrysburg, Ohio passed away peacefully Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born on February 24, 1929 in Rossford, Ohio to Frank and Elizabeth (Szabo) Hetman. He married his sweetheart, Peggy Thompson in 1947 and together they raised their family. Robert retired from L.O.F. as quality control inspector after 40...
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Lawrence A. Drum

April 2, 1917 - March 19, 2015

After a brief decline in health, Rev. Lawrence A. "Larry" Drum passed away on Thursday, march 19, at Perrysburg Commons, Perrysburg, OH surrounded by his devoted and loving family. He would have celebrated 98 years of life on April 2.He was the second son of Jacob and Grace (Detwiler) Drum and born April 2, 1917 in Clinton Twp., Michigan. At the age of three, his family moved back to home...
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Michael F. Stanford

December 16, 1949 - March 17, 2015

Michael Frederick Stanford, 65, of Perrysburg, Ohio died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at his home. He was born on December 16, 1949 in Perrysburg to Frederick and Geraldine (Coolidge) Stanford. Michael worked for many years with the family business, Stanford Brothers Plumbing in Maumee. He later served as Commissioner of Building Inspection for the city of Toledo before retirement. He was...
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Jason Charles Bogdanski

May 17, 1974 - March 14, 2015

Jason Charles Bogdanski, 40, of Perrysburg, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on March 14, 2015. He was born on May 17, 1974 in Toledo, Ohio to William J. and Cheryl E. (Leonard) Bogdanski. Jason's passion in life was his children and coaching the Wizards softball team. He enjoyed following all of his children's sports. Jason was an avid sports fan and loved to watch his favorite teams, which...
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James Edward Boos

December 14, 1927 - March 13, 2015

James E. Boos, 87, of Perrysburg, Ohio died Friday, March 13, 2015 at the Manor of Perrysburg. He was born in Oak Harbor, Ohio on December 14, 1927 to Fred and Dorothy (Nehls) Boos. He graduated from Devilbiss High school in 1945 and attended the University of Kentucky. Jim proudly served his country in the United States Army. He married his sweetheart Anne Andryc and together they raised...
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Samuel W. Sloan

May 15, 1924 - March 12, 2015

Samuel W. "Sam" Sloan of South Toledo died on March 12, 2015. Sam was born on May 15, 1924 to Sebastian Newton and Helen Margaret (Barnard) Sloan. He married his Libbey High School sweetheart June Marie MacDonald on June 3, 1944.Sam was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran, who served in the European Theatre with the 75th Infantry Division, 275 Combat Engineers. He saw combat in the Ardenns ...
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John W. Bureau

October 18, 1932 - March 10, 2015

John W. Bureau, 82, of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed peacefully surrounded by his family, Tuesday, March 10 in Bonita Springs, FL. He was born in Toledo in 1932 to William and Austa (Whetstone) Bureau. He graduated from Liberty Center High School. John married his High School sweetheart, Marilyn Swartzlander, in 1953. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, during the...
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James Elliott Stewart

November 2, 1931 - March 6, 2015

JAMES E. STEWARTJames E. "Jim" Stewart, age 83, of Perrysburg died Friday, March 6, 2015 at his home. He was born November 2, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio to Chester E. and Lillian Stewart. Jim was a Veteran of the United States Army where he served during the Korean War. He was a graduate of the University of Toledo where he received his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. On July 30,...
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Merle H. Smith

February 17, 1923 - March 5, 2015

Merle H. Smith, 92, of Perrysburg, Ohio died Thursday, March 05, 2015 at Heartland of Perrysburg surrounded by his family. He was born on February 17, 1923 in Toledo, Ohio to Horace Henry and Margaret (Slawson) Smith and he married Stella Marie Anna Johnson in Everglade City, Florida on December 11, 1943. Together they raised four children. Merle was a 1940 graduate of Bowling Green High...
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Norma Agnes Burr

December 4, 1926 - March 3, 2015

Norma Agnes Burr, 88, of Maumee, Ohio, died Tuesday March 3, 2015 at Heartland Hospice in Perrysburg. She was born in Toledo, Ohio to Lester Lindeman and Agnes (Buescher) Snyder on December 4, 1926. She graduated from Purdue University in 1945. Norma worked as an Administrative Assistant for Prestolite for over 50 years before retiring in 1994. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church...
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Mickey Badik

September 3, 1930 - March 3, 2015

Julius J. "Mickey" Badik, 84, of Perrysburg, Ohio, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He was born on September 3, 1930 to Andrew and Veronica (Ditka) Badik in Rossford, Ohio. Mickey graduated from Rossford High School, where he was very involved in sports. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He went on to be a Master Mechanic at LOF for many years. Mickey married the...
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Jim K. Terry

October 12, 1964 - February 26, 2015

James "Jim" Kent Terry Jr.James "Jim" Kent Terry Jr., 50, of Perrysburg, Ohio, died Wednesday, February 25, 2015. He was born October, 12, 1964 in Toledo, Ohio, to James Sr. and Patricia (McIntosh) Terry. Jim attended St. Joseph Catholic School through grade 8 and then graduated from Central Catholic High School. He completed his undergraduate studies at The University of Toledo and went on to...
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Patricia J. Negulic

November 11, 1928 - February 24, 2015

Patricia J. Negulic, 86, of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, February 24, at Heartland of Perrysburg, with her family by her side. She was born on November 11, 1928 in Zanesville, Ohio to Phillip and Mary (McCloud) Bennett and she married Alexander Negulic on April 17, 1943.Patricia was an avid OSU Buckeye fan; she tried never to miss a game. She loved candy, especially chocolate....
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Joyce A. Harlett

December 26, 1941 - February 16, 2015

Joyce A. HarlettJoyce A. Harlett, 73 of Perrysburg, Ohio passed away peacefully on Monday, February 16, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio with her family by her side. She was born on December 26, 1941 to Robert and Theresa (Sutter) LaMont in Toledo, Ohio. She married William A. Harlett on October 16, 1965 in Toledo.Joyce was a member of St. John XXIII in Perrysburg. She was a frequent visitor to...
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Gail Millicent Craig

January 30, 1932 - February 15, 2015

Gail Millicent Craig of Perrysburg died at Hospice of Northwest Ohio on February 15, 2015 after a long illness. Gail was born January 30, 1932 in Berwick, PA. Her father was a career army officer and the Seely family moved often, most notably to postwar Germany in 1948, where Gail graduated from high school. She met her future husband when her family returned to the States and settled in central...
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Barbara Ann Pelc

April 15, 1953 - February 15, 2015

Barbara Ann PelcBarbara Ann (Walton) Pelc, 61 of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed away peacefully, February 15, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her family at home. She was born on April 15, 1953 in Toledo, Ohio to Lester O. and Lynda J. (Harris) Walton. She married Ronald Pelc on November 20, 1971 in Maumee, Ohio.Barbara enjoyed camping, sewing, scrap booking, cooking and...
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Joan Marie Kimple

February 17, 1932 - February 14, 2015

Joan Marie (Krieger) Kimple of Perrysburg, Ohio, died February 14, 2015 at her home. She was born in Ida, Michigan to Stanley and Marie (Dziengelewski) Krieger on February 17, 1932. A graduate of Woodward High School, she worked as an office manager and legal secretary. Joan was a strong, capable person who navigated life with grace and joy. She married her husband Richard on November 30, 1959....
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Mary Ann Pinkava

August 13, 1926 - February 13, 2015

MARY ANN PINKAVAMary Ann Pinkava, 88, of Perrysburg, Ohio, died Friday, February 13, 2015 at Kingston of Perrysburg. She was born in Toledo, Ohio on August 13, 1926 to Bessie (Kozumplik) and Joseph Vavrik Sr., both of whom preceded her in death. Mary Ann graduated from Lake High School and from Bowling Green State University with her Bachelor's and Master's Degree and taught history and social...
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Joyce Ann Kelley

August 19, 1931 - February 11, 2015

JOYCE S. KELLEYJoyce S. Kelley, 83, of Perrysburg, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at St. Clare Commons in Perrysburg. She was born August 19, 1931 in Laurelville, Ohio, to George and Esther (Mowery) Swepston and was married to her high school sweetheart, Edgar O. Kelley for 62 years, who preceded her in death, November 30, 2014. Joyce graduated High School in...
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James H. Gemuenden

January 16, 1958 - February 11, 2015

James H. Gemuenden, Jr.James H. Gemuenden, Jr., 57, left to be in the arms of his Savior and Lord on February 11, 2015. He was formerly from Rome, Georgia and returned to the Perrysburg area in August of 2009. He was a graduate of the Perrysburg High School and the University of Toledo. He is survived by; mother, Betty Orendorff; brothers; Thomas (Linda) Gemuenden of Warren, Ohio, John (Deb)...
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Marion Knauss

November 17, 1917 - February 6, 2015

Marion Anna Knauss Whitbeck, 97, of Toledo, Ohio died on Friday, February 6, 2015 at Swan Creek Health Care Center. She was born on November 17, 1917 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Christian William and Lydia Louise (Weller) Matthews. She married Richard Whitbeck on December 10, 2011 in Toledo, Ohio. Marion was a member of the Calvary Assemble of God church. She was gifted in multiple styles of...
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Joan Mougey Wiley

December 27, 1931 - February 4, 2015


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Marjorie D. English

January 21, 1914 - February 1, 2015

Marjorie Louise Dixon English, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and member of the Perrysburg, Ohio, First United Methodist Church, died in the very early hours of February 1, 2015. She was born January 21, 1914, in Londonderry, Ohio (then called Gillespieville) to Blanche Heath and Harry Jones Dixon, a descendant of Simon Dixon, a prominent Quaker pacifist in North Carolina during the...
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David L. Cayton

July 30, 1940 - February 1, 2015

DAVID L. CAYTON David L. Cayton, 74, Professor Emeritus, artist, of Perrysburg, OH died on, Sunday, February 1, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born in Marion County, OH on July 30, 1940 to Russell and Iva (Mawer) Cayton and was married on November 18, 1967 in Indianapolis, IN to Susan J. Baker. David was a 1958 graduate of Bryan High School and received both his Bachelor's and Master...
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Catherine Louise Berry

March 8, 1914 - January 31, 2015

Catherine Louise (Thornton) Berry, 100, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Kingston Residence of Perrysburg. She was born in Perrysburg, Ohio on March 8, 1914, to Arthur and Rosalia (Haas) Thornton. Catherine graduated from Perrysburg High School in 1931. She was a beautician for over 70 years. She worked for various shops around the Perrysburg area and opened Catherine's Beauty Shop in...
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Mary K. Meyers

September 19, 1929 - January 29, 2015

Mary K. (Williams) Meyers, 85, of Maumee, Ohio died Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 19, 1929 in Toledo, OH. to Ernest and Clarissa (Harris) Williams. Mary owned and operated Jackson Cleaners in downtown Toledo for many years. She loved to sew and was a gifted seamstress. Mary was a loving wife, mother and...
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James Edward Olmstead

July 2, 1936 - January 21, 2015

James Edward Olmstead ''' 1936-2015James Edward Olmstead, 78, of Perrysburg, Ohio, died at Hospice of Northwest Ohio on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. James Edward Olmstead was born on July 2, 1936 in Hampton, Iowa, the oldest of three sons born to Roscoe L. and Esther A. Olmstead. Jim attended the Hampton Public Schools, graduating from Hampton High School in 1959. Following graduation from...
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Allen Scott Heminger

September 7, 1959 - January 21, 2015

ALLEN SCOTT HEMINGER Allen "Scott" Heminger, 55, of Perrysburg, OH passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 after a long illness. Scott was born in Toledo on September 7, 1959 to Allen D. and Joyce D. (Williams) Heminger. Scott was a graduate of Clay High School and was married on September 7, 1991 in Toledo to Karen L. McIntire. He worked for the past 15 years as an electrical engineer for...
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Catherine T. Rowles

October 19, 1926 - January 16, 2015

Catherine T. "Kate" (Snyder) Rowles, 88, of Perrysburg, Ohio died Friday, January 16, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital. Mrs. Rowles was born on October 19, 1926 to Casper and Lillian (Burkhardt) Snyder. She married John Wayne Rowles in Annison, AL. on March 18, 1945. Surviving is her sister Ethel Gilsdorf of Walbridge, Ohio and her sister in law Geraldine Hamilton of Clearfield, PA. and many nieces...
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Patricia D. Kahle

June 14, 1928 - January 9, 2015

Patricia D. KahlePatricia D. Kahle, 86, of Perrysburg, Ohio passed away on Friday, January 9, 2015 at her home in the Waterford Commons with her husband by her side. She was born on June 14, 1928 in Perrysburg to Albert and Mary (Gurtzweiler) Haas. She graduated from Perrysburg High School and married Robert A. Kahle at St. Rose Catholic Church in Perrysburg on August 7, 1948. Patricia was a...
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Joanie Meloy Schoenberger

December 7, 1930 - December 31, 2014

JOANIE MELOY SCHOENBERGER Joanie Meloy Schoenberger, 84, of Perrysburg, Ohio died peacefully with her husband at her side on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. She was born in Orange, New Jersey on, December 7, 1930, to William T. and Esther (Selby) Meloy and was married on April 10, 1954 to Robert "Bob" Schoenberger. Joanie was a graduate of Maumee Valley Country Day School and Pine Manor Junior...
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Samuel P. Layman

April 1, 1916 - December 21, 2014

Samuel P. Layman, 98, of Otterbein Portage Valley, formerly of Perrysburg, Oh passed away peacefully on December 21, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. He was born on, April 1, 1916, on Raymer Blvd. to Albert Fredrich and Addie Ruth (Franklin) Layman. They later moved to the farm on Keller Road in Moline, Ohio in 1918. Sam graduated from Lake High School in 1934. He married Alma O....
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Dorothy J. Benson

January 23, 1951 - December 21, 2014

DOROTHY J. BENSON Dorothy J. Benson, 63, of Maumee, OH died, December 21, 2014, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born in Toledo on, January 23, 1951, to Albert (Jean Chandler) Polk. Dottie was employed for 31 years with the United States Post office at the Broadway and South Toledo Stations, where she met the love of her life, Andrew. She later retired in 2001. She married Andrew N...
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Lisa Cole

November 25, 1977 - December 19, 2014

Lisa Cole, 37, of Perrysburg, Ohio, ended her fight Friday, December 19, 2014 surrounded by her loving family at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born November 25, 1977 in Toledo to Jim and Karen (Schliesser) Watt. Lisa attended Whitmer High School and graduated in 1996. After graduating, she spent four years marching with the Glassmen Drum Corps playing soprano and lead...
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Michael Grosschedl

January 5, 1951 - December 12, 2014

Michael George Grosschedl, 63, passed away on Friday December 12, 2014. Michael was born in Toledo, Ohio to his parents, Andrew and Jeanne (Valleé) Grosschedl, on January 5, 1951. He was a graduate of Cardinal Stritch High School and attended the University of Toledo where he was part of the undefeated football team from 1969-1971. Michael worked for thirty years as an Operations...
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Phyllis M. Snow

December 17, 1926 - December 12, 2014

During the noon hour of December 12, 2014 Phyllis Snow left behind the cares of this world and went on to be with her Lord in Heaven. She was born on December 17, 1926 in Seneca County, Ohio to Flossie and James Utz. Left to cherish her memory are, her loving husband of 63 years, Kenneth Snow and very dear friend, Karen Huxford. She is also survived by 2 nephews, 3 nieces and cousins. She was...
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Anthony R. Scalia

September 28, 1955 - December 8, 2014


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Karol Rose Brown

August 27, 1943 - December 3, 2014

Karol Rose Brown (Lindeman) died peacefully on December 3rd in Pensacola, FL at the age of 71. Karol is survived by her husband, Robert Brown; children, Tina Hoffman, Karin Johnstone (Husband John), and Steven Brown (Wife Margaret); Sister, Doreen Mohr (Husband David); 10 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Karol was born on August 27th in Toledo, OH to...
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Leon E. Ham

August 1, 1930 - December 3, 2014

LEON E. HAMLeon "Bud" Ham, born to Blanch (Pennington) and Donald Ham, died December 3, 2014 at Perrysburg Commons where he resided for nearly 16 years. A lifelong resident of Perrysburg, Ohio, Leon served in the Navy Air Force during the Korean War as a communications operator. He attended Bowling Green State University earning his degree in elementary education. Leon was a beloved teacher...
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Thomas V. Weills

March 24, 1929 - December 1, 2014

Thomas Vernon Weills, 85, of Toledo, Ohio, died Monday, December 1, 2014 at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, Ohio. He was born to Leander and Clara Belle (Eddy) Weills in Toledo, Ohio on March 24, 1929. Thomas was a proud veteran of the United States Army Air Forces. After serving in the military, Thomas became the Pastor of Central Christian Church and enjoyed teaching. He was also active...
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Orville R. Young

November 30, 1921 - November 30, 2014

Orville R. Young, 93, of Monclova, died Sunday, November 30, 2014. He was born to Ray and Alma (Asman) Young on November 30, 1921 in Toledo, Ohio. Orville was a graduate of Libby High School. He worked as a Supervisor of Yard Procedures at Conrail, formerly known as Pen Central, for many years. Orville was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He was a part of the Invasion of Normandy...
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Harold E. FROST

August 24, 1936 - November 29, 2014


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Samuel Alexander Wilson

June 25, 1927 - November 26, 2014

Samuel (Sam) A. Wilson, II of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed away on November 26, 2014 with his loving family by his side. Sam was born on June 25, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio to Samuel A. and Katherine E. (Boone) Wilson. After graduation from Shaw High School in 1945, Sam enlisted in the United States Navy. He married Victoria R. Thomas on November 25, 1950 in Philadelphia, PA. Sam attended Ohio...
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Dorothy Wingerter

July 30, 1918 - November 24, 2014

Dorothy, age 96, passed peacefully on November 24, 2014 with the assistance of Hospice of Northwest Ohio and nurses at Kingston of Perrysburg where she has resided for the last 4 years.Dorothy was born July 30, 1918 in Detroit, the fourth child in a family of five to Henry Dipman and Emma Schoen Dipman.Dorothy graduated from Denby High School located in Detroit in 1934. It was at Denby that...
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Marjorie F. London

November 2, 1924 - November 23, 2014

Marjorie F. London, 90, of Oregon, Ohio passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada on August 28, 1924 to Kenneth and Elsie (Reynolds) Morrell. She grew up on a strawberry dairy farm in Nova Scotia and immigrated to America in 1966. Marjorie worked in commercial loans for the Toledo Trust Department starting in 1967 and...
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Rebecca Jo Agee

October 18, 1924 - November 21, 2014

Rebecca Agee, age 90, of Perrysburg, passed away peacefully on November 21, 2014, at Elizabeth Scott Community, Maumee. Rebecca was born in Toledo on October 18, 1924, to Emerson and Audrey (Cox) Hawkins. She was a member of the Waterville United Methodist Church. Rebecca was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend and be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Rebecca...
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Edna Ellen Ackerman

November 9, 1932 - November 15, 2014

Edna Ellen Ackerman, 82, of Perrysburg, Ohio died November 15, 2014 at her home. She was born on November 9, 1932 to Robert and Glenna Wallace. She married her sweetheart, Donald E. "Gene" Ackerman on October 14, 1950 and together they raised their son.Edna enjoyed reading books, fishing, Ohio State Football and spending time with her friends at Abundant Life. Her greatest joy in life was being...
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Kirk Robert Wray

February 22, 1955 - November 13, 2014

Kirk Robert Wray was born February 22, 1955 to Mary (Hermiller) and G. Kim Wray. The family moved to Bowling Green when Kirk was six years old and he lived there the rest of his life.He graduated from Saint Aloysius elementary school and Bowling Green High School. While at the latter he developed an interest in Drama and was a long time member of the Black Swamp Players. He appeared in many...
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Naomi Meyer

January 15, 1919 - November 8, 2014

"When asked why one set of footprints the Lord said "That is when I carried you". Naomi Meyer, 95, while surrounded by her family, journeyed to her heavenly home on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was born on January 15, 1919 in Lufkin, Texas to Marshall and Malinda (Arnold) Watson, one of eleven children. Naomi was a strong, determined hard worker who enjoyed the...
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Samantha Marie Cozad

March 31, 1994 - November 4, 2014

Samantha Marie Cozad, 20, of Toledo, Ohio, died suddenly on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. She began her amazing life on March 31, 1994, in New London, Connecticut. Samantha lived life like no other. She was giving, caring, and was always the happiest and funniest person in the room. Samantha touched every person she met in some profound way, and would not hesitate to help anyone who was in need. She...
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John E. Elk

November 15, 1926 - November 3, 2014

John E. Elk, 87, of Perrysburg, Ohio passed away peacefully at Kingston Residence of Perrysburg on November 3, 2014. He was born on November 15, 1926 in Columbus, Ohio to Ralph and Mildred (Cullen) Elk and he married Marjorie R. Stewart on July 15, 1945 also in Columbus. John was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Perrysburg.He is survived by his loving daughter, Lynn (Brad) Ell;...
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Geraldine Anna Smith

August 10, 1930 - October 31, 2014

Geraldine Anna Smith, 84, of Perrysburg, Ohio passed away on October 31, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 10, 1930 in Toledo, Ohio to Willard D. and Verna (Mahaffey) Rickerd. She married Hadsel "Lee" Smith in Toledo on December 16, 1950.Geraldine adored music, especially Big Band and Jazz. She could play the piano and the accordion by ear. At the age of 5...
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William J. Bortz

December 7, 1941 - October 24, 2014

William J. "Bill" Bortz, 72, of Perrysburg, Ohio died Friday, October 24, 2014 at Kingston Residence of Perrysburg surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Findlay, Ohio on December 7, 1941 to Cassius and Janice (Zachrich) Bortz. Bill graduated from Holgate High School in 1959. He continued his education at Bowling Green State University where he received his bachelors and finished with...
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Clarence A. Gartz

September 4, 1927 - October 11, 2014

Clarence A. ("Bud") Gartz, 87, died on October 11, 2014 at Heartland of Perrysburg, with his wife of 57 years, Mary (Delaplane), by his side. He is also survived by his son Michael (Gosia) Gartz, daughter Ann Chen, grandchildren Celia and Daphne Chen, as well as sisters Dolores Collins, Betty (Bill) O'Connor, and Suzanne Gartz, and brother Dwight. Bud's family was of greatest...
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Ervin H. Kossow

January 9, 1925 - October 9, 2014

ERVIN H. KOSSOW Ervin Henry Kossow, 89, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014, at Kingston Rehabilitation of Perrysburg. He was born on January 9, 1925 to Edward W. and Alma (Bremer) Kossow in Hamler, Ohio and was married to LaDonna J. Keirns on May 23, 1953, in Toledo, Ohio. After graduating from DeVilbis High School in 1943, he served in the United States Army from 1943-1946, seeing...
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Mary Elizabeth Smith

April 22, 1918 - September 30, 2014

Mary Elizabeth Smith, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother went home to be with our Lord on Tuesday, September 30th, 2014. She was 96 years old. Born in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, she was the daughter of Herbert and Nell Forrey. She was lovingly known by her family as 'Great Mary' or 'Queen Mary'. She was also affectionately referred to as 'Sweetie' by her...
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Robert Nelson Pratt

November 9, 1935 - September 28, 2014

Robert Nelson Pratt, 78, of Perrysburg, Ohio died Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Kingston of Perrysburg. He was born in Toledo, Ohio on November 9, 1935 to Dewey David and Gladys Pratt. On May 27, 1960 Robert married the love of his life, Janet Loughman and together they raised their two sons. Robert faithfully served his country in the United States Navy. After 20 years of active duty he retired...
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Clara J. Shank

July 8, 1936 - September 24, 2014

Clara J. (Mercer) Shank, 78, of Perrysburg, Ohio, died peacefully Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at The Manor in Perrysburg, Ohio. She was a caring, dedicated, compassionate and loyal individual; a lifelong learner and teacher who gave great advice and guidance. She was the best wife, mother, grandmother and friend we could have ever hoped to have. Clara was born on July 8, 1936, in Toledo,...
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Nancy Hendrikx

June 14, 1930 - September 24, 2014

Nancy Williams Hendrikx, of Perrysburg, passed away on September 24, 2014 at Swan Creek Retirement Center. She was born in Toledo on June 14, 1930, to Fern Bellinger Williams and Paul Williams and lived her early life in Maumee.Nancy graduated from Maumee High School in 1948 and attended Stephens College, Columbia, MO., DePaul University, Greencastle IN., and the University of Toledo in June,...
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Joan Elizabeth Bock

July 4, 1926 - September 23, 2014

Joan E. (Hinsey) Bock, 88, of Perrysburg, Ohio died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born in Toledo, OH. on July 4, 1926 to Robert and Esther May (Clark) Hinsey. Joan was in the Cadet Nurse Corp and was a R.N. for various doctor offices and hospitals. She took pride in being a charge nurse and loved her career. She retired from Crest Haven after many years of...
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Shirley Nichols

March 30, 1932 - September 23, 2014

Shirley J. Nichols, 82, of Perrysburg, OH passed away on, Tuesday September 23, 2014, in her home at Perrysburg Commons. She was born in Bowling Green, Ohio on March 30, 1932 to Charles and Ardinelle (Zimmerman) Meeker and married on May 9, 1952 to Robert W. Nichols who preceded her in death on June 30, 2013 as well as infant son, Robert Charles Nichols. Shirley was a homemaker and co-owned...
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Kenneth L. Hartman

April 8, 1930 - September 19, 2014

Kenneth L. Hartman, 84, of Perrysburg, Ohio left this world on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:04 AM. He was born on April 8, 1930 in Toledo, Ohio to Mabel (Smith) and Eric Hartman. He graduated from Libbey High School in 1948 and worked on the family's farm. For 18 years Kenny worked as a bricklayer and later became a salesman at Kuhlman Corp for 26 years until he retired in 1992.Kenny was...
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William M. Fairhurst

August 15, 1920 - September 18, 2014

William M. FairhurstBorn in Patterson, New Jersey in 1920 to Josephine M. and William Fairhurst. The family moved to Toledo where he attended Scott High School. He then went to Peddie School, graduated, and attended Yale University. He graduated early and joined the Navy as a commissioned officer serving on the USS John Rodgers. Upon the war's end he returned to Toledo and married Marjorie...
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Anna Catherine Stephens

December 14, 1945 - September 14, 2014

Anne Stephens, 68, of Perrysburg, Ohio, was born December 14th, 1945 to Joseph and Catherine (Ebers) Stephens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Anne was a loving mother to her two children. She had a passion for gardening and loved animals. She worked as a flight attendant for Eastern Airlines for 32 years and then was a kitchen designer at Home Depot, where she also ran the children's workshop...
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Wilma Fuller

April 2, 1919 - September 12, 2014

WILMA J, FULLER Wilma J. Fuller, 95, loving wife, mother and grandmother, formerly of Perrysburg, OH died, Friday September 12, 2014, at Traditions at Mill Run in Hilliard, OH. She was born in Powell, OH on April 2, 1919 to Charles E. and Verna (Murray) Ullom and was married on September 3, 1939 in Westerville, OH to James "Jerry" L. Fuller who preceded her in death on September 15, 1987. ...
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Dolores M. Collingwood

February 18, 1928 - September 12, 2014

Dolores M. Collingwood, 86, of Oregon, Ohio died Friday, September 12th, 2014 at Little Sisters of the Poor Sacred Heart Home. She was born in Tiffin, Ohio to August and Mabel (Puckrin) Windau on February 18th, 1928. Dolores married Merlin E. Collingwood on May 8th, 1948. Dolores was a loving wife and mother who enjoyed traveling. She was a long time member of St. Rose Catholic Church....
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Donald L. Stoner

September 26, 1927 - September 11, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg, Ohio.
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Donald T. Sekulski

April 29, 1973 - September 10, 2014

DONALD THEODORE SEKULSKI, JR. Donald T. Sekulski, Jr., 41, passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at The University of Toledo Medical Center. Donald was born April 29, 1973 to Donald T. and Stella (Mendieta) Sekulski, Sr. Donald earned his associates degree in Criminal Justice from Toledo University. He served our country in the United States Marine Corp. Donald married Brenna Sullivan on...
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Doris E. Johnston

February 9, 1922 - September 8, 2014

Rev. Doris Elizabeth Kaparoff Johnston, 92, of Ft. Myers, Florida, formally of Napoleon and Toledo, Ohio, died Monday, September 8, at Hope Hospice in Ft. Myers, Florida. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on February 9,1922, to Triphon and Doris Kaparoff ( McElhaney). She married the Rev. Isaac Johnston in 1948, who proceeded her in death.Rev. Doris Johnston was a graduate of Taylor University in...
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Margie M. Geldin

April 6, 1928 - August 30, 2014

Margie M. Geldin, 86, of Elmore, Ohio passed away August 30, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born in Bowling Green, Ohio on April 6, 1928 to Albert and Enid (Clink) Kitchen. Margie married her sweetheart, Ben Geldin on December 10, 1955. Together they raised their 3 children. Margie was a loving wife and mother. She was a long time member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Fremont....
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Jerry R. Melchior

November 23, 1932 - August 26, 2014

Jerry R. Melchior11/23/1932 ''' 8/26/2014 Jerry R. Melchior, 81, of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed into the loving arms of the Lord on Tuesday, August 26th at his home with his children at his side. He was born November 23, 1932 to Edna (Liebnau) and Fritz Melchior in Toledo, Ohio. After his father's passing in 1934, Jerry was raised by his mother and her extended family in the Links Hill...
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Gregory Siegel

June 29, 1952 - August 23, 2014

Gregory B. Siegel, RPh., JD, CGP, 62, of Perrysburg, Ohio passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on August 23, 2014. He was born on June 29, 1952 in Toledo, Ohio to Robert and E. Ann (Bartlett) Siegel and in 1983 he married Patricia Kirby in Sandusky, Ohio.Greg was a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy (1979) and College of Law (1984). He practiced pharmacy for...
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Tagisia Patolo Faumuina

June 8, 1944 - August 22, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg, Ohio.
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Mary Catherine Slater

May 9, 1939 - August 22, 2014

Mary Catherine Slater, 75, of Pemberville, OH passed on Friday, August 22, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on May 9, 1939 to David J. and Ethel M. (Aughenbaugh) Evans. She married her sweetheart, Alvin Slater, on September 20, 1969 in Hatboro, Pennsylvania. She cherished the 45 years they had together.Mary was very active in the First Church of Christ,...
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Richard Wyckoff

June 29, 1923 - August 21, 2014

RICHARD G. WYCKOFF Richard G. Wyckoff, 91, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born June 29, 1923 in Swanton, Ohio to Leroy and Anna (Simon) Wyckoff. Richard served his country in WWII in the United States Army in the 7th Army Recon as a Corporal. He was overseas for 33 months in the European Theater. He married Esther Sarchiz on December 10, 1999 in...
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Robert M. Burger

February 13, 1926 - August 21, 2014

Robert M. "Bob" Burger, 88, of Perrysburg, died on August 21, 2014 peacefully at home under Hospice care. He was born on February 13, 1926 in Tiffin, Ohio to Roman J. and Helen L. (Schultz) Burger. Bob was a 1944 Valedictorian graduate of Calvert High school. In February 1944, while still in school, Bob proudly joined the U.S. Navy, although he remained inactive until graduation. He later served...
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Richard R. Timbrook

November 27, 1930 - August 17, 2014

Richard R. Timbrook of Waterville, Ohio passed away on August 17, 2014. Mr. Timbrook was born on September 27, 1930 to Fay David and Laura (Engers). He retired from Schindler-Haughton Elevator as an assembler for over 37 years and Army Veteran with the 169th Ammo Division, Korean Conflict. Dick was a member of the Maumee Eagles and Zion Lutheran Church, Waterville. He is survived by his wife,...
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Laura G. Schoenlein

March 21, 1929 - August 13, 2014

Laura (Jenny) Schoenlein of Perrysburg, Ohio passed on into The Lord's arms on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at the age of 85. She was born on March 21, 1929 to John and Mary Conrad in Dallas, Iowa. While working as a telephone operator she met and married her life partner of 56 years, Luke Schoenlein. He survives. The couple was blessed with 6 children, Mark (Meg) Schoenlein, Theresa Stevens...
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Mustafa A. Naserdeen

August 13, 1995 - August 10, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg, Ohio.
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Mustafa Ahmed Nasirdeen

March 1, 1995 - August 10, 2014

Mustafa Ahmed (Alex) Nasirdeen, at the young age of 19 years, passed away on Sunday, August 10, 2014. Mustafa was born in Toledo, OH. to Ahmed and Souad Nasirdeen. Mustafa graduated from Maumee High School class of 2013. He then attended and completed his first year at The University of Toledo majoring in Computer Science Engineering. Mustafa was a happy, pleasant, outgoing, loving young man...
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Adelaide R. Hesselbein

March 16, 1925 - August 4, 2014

Adelaide R. Hesselbein, 89, of Maumee, Ohio died Monday, August 4, 2014 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born in Newry, Pennsylvania on March 16, 1925 to Torrence A. and Lula M. (Holland) Long. Adelaide married her sweetheart, William C. Hesselbein, Sr. in PA. on September 22, 1945. Adelaide volunteered with the Fire Hall in PA. She also was involved with various church activities and the...
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Matthew J. Faykosh

March 24, 1981 - July 29, 2014

MATTHEW J. FAYKOSH Matthew Jacob Faykosh was born on March 24, 1981, and he left us on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The day Matthew was born his mother was working a shift at The Toledo Hospital, but not wanting to be a burden, he waited until his mother's shift was over to enter the world. His timing was impeccable, a trait he'd have throughout his life. He was born to Karen and Gary Faykosh of...
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Eileen T. Eckel-Celek

May 12, 1929 - July 29, 2014

Eileen T. Eckel-Celek, 85, of Perrysburg, Ohio passed away on July 29, 2014 at The Waterford at Levis Commons. She was born on May 12, 1929 in Perrysburg to Otto J. and Bertha (Getz) Schwind. Eileen was a lifelong member of St. Rose Catholic Church. She was also a member of the Toledo Artists Club. She enjoyed taking care of her large family and loved to cook meals for the neighborhood farm...
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Margaret A. Harestad

February 5, 1937 - July 29, 2014

"The phone rang one last time, it was Aunt Peggy and she was calling from Heaven." Margaret "Peggy" took her last breath on Tuesday, July 29, surrounded by family, she was 77 years old. She is survived by brothers, William (Carol) Crozier and Merritt (Jane) Rensch, sister-in-law Maebelle Crozier, and Uncle Jim (Joanne) Oman and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by parents,...
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Robert O. Millon

June 18, 1918 - July 28, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg, Ohio.
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Melvern Albert Ayers

November 1, 1930 - July 27, 2014

Dr. Melvern A. Ayers, Sr. age 83, of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, with family and friends at his side. He was born on November 1, 1930 to Bert and Hazel (Rudolph) Ayers in Millbury, Ohio. After graduating from Lake High School in 1948, he attended Bowling Green State University and The Ohio State University College of Medicine, graduating in 1957. After his internship and...
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Lillian Hazel Snavely

February 22, 1922 - July 25, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg, Ohio.
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