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1998 Obits - H, I & J

 

Frank J. Hampshire

Shelby Caitlyn Haning

Luetta B. "Grandma" Hanley

Freeda M. Harden

Kenneth A. Harris

Ruby M. Harris

Max S. Harter

Willard R. "Bill" Hay, Sr.

Dwight M. Hazeltine

Maudine E. Heiserman

Milo A. Hengsteler

Encarnacion R. Hernandez, Sr.

Mildred J. Herod

Arlen A. Hickle

Harmony Renee Hoffbauer

Dorothy M. Hollar

Bonnie J. Horner

Alexander M. "Alex" Howard

Jewel Deer Howard

John Joseph Howbert

Helen L. Hoyer

Carmel E. Huth

Ural R. Jacobs

Sally Ann James

Anna Louise Johnson

Mary L. Jolliff

Phillip E. Jordan

 

F

Frank J. Hampshire
Cemetery/parks department retiree

Frank J. Hampshire, 75, of State Street, Fostoria, died in Fostoria Community Hospital at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1998.

He was born in Fostoria, Sept. 11, 1922, to Frank G. and Nora (Kooken) Hampshire. On Dec. 9, 1945, in Risingsun, he married Mary A. Limes. She survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: three sons, Frank W. Hampshire of Chesnee, S.C., Charles J. and Matthew C. Hampshire, both of Fostoria; a daughter, Maryalice Chancey of Fostoria; and 10 grandchildren.

A son, Robert C. Hampshire; a brother, Robert G. Hampshire; and two sisters, Rachel Boster and Madelyn Hampshire, are deceased.

Mr. Hampshire, a member of Union Local 811, retired in 1985 from the City of Fostoria Cemetery and Parks Department, where he had been employed for more than 45 years.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, with the Rev. Donald Goodwin officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday.

 

 

Shelby Caitlyn Haning
Fostoria infant daughter

Shelby Caitlyn Haning was stillborn Dec. 17, 1998, at Toledo Hospital. Her parents are Charles and Amy (Robinson) Haning of TR 63, Fostoria, who survive.

Also surviving are: maternal grandfather, Delbert Robinson of Pemberville; paternal grandparents Charles and Bessie Haning of Fostoria; and maternal great-grandmother, Lizzie Robinson of Fostoria.

Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Fountain Cemetery in Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to the American Kidney Foundation or the donor's choice.

The Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, is handling arrangements.

 

 

Luetta B. "Grandma" Hanley
Fostoria homemaker

Luetta B. ''Grandma'' Hanley, 94, of Fostoria, died at 12:35 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, 1998, in St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.

Born Aug. 9, 1903, in Wren, to John and Rosie (Wertz) Rolston, she married Bert Hanley in Findlay. He is deceased.

Survivors include: three sons, Robert L., Claire L. and Frederick E. Hanley, all of Fostoria; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were: three sons, Kenneth E., Bernard R. and Gene C. Hanley; two brothers, Bert and Raymond Rolston; and a sister, Ireta Schmehl.

A homemaker, Mrs. Hanley was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Fostoria.

She also was a 50-year member of Women of the Moose 154 and the Fostoria Emergency Corp., where she had been a member for more than 30 years.

Services in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, with the Rev. R. Edson Reed officiating. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation at the funeral home is 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. today. Women of the Moose memorial services will be at 7:30. Visitation also will be noon until time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the church, Women of the Moose 154 or Fostoria Emergency Corps.

 

 

Freeda M. Harden
Seamstress and Homemaker

Funeral services for Freeda M. Harden, 85, of Woodward Avenue, Fostoria, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at First Church of the Nazarene, Fostoria, the Revs. Robert Chew and Russel Gumm officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens, near Arcadia.

Visitation will be held from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Mrs. Harden died at 11:44 p.m. Friday, April 3, 1998 at Fostoria Community Hospital.

She was born Oct. 4, 1912 in Van Buren to David W. and Edna M. (Rader) Franks. She married Lester E. Harden on Aug. 23, 1930 in Bowling Green, and he died June 3, 1979.

Surviving are three sons, James, Watson "Bud" and Ronald, all of Fostoria; a daughter, Mrs. Edmond (Carolyn) Zickefoose, Fostoria; 16 grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; several foster grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; a brother, DorrRobert "Bob" Franks, McComb; and a sister, Margaret Kuhbander, McComb.

She also was preceded in death by three brothers, Harry, Garland and Paul Franks; and two sisters, Eleanor and Lulabelle Franks.

Mrs. Harden was a seamstress and homemaker. She also had worked at Harden's Cleaners, Edward Dry Cleaners and Porters Dry Cleaners, all of Fostoria.

She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene.

Memorials may be made to the church.

 

 

Kenneth A. Harris
Quality Control Engineer

Kenneth A. Harris, 65, of 4997 Eagleville Road, Fostoria, died at 1:45 a.m. Friday, July 24, 1998 at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center, Findlay.

He was born June 24, 1933 in Fostoria to Roy B. and Mildred F. (Fry) Harris. He married Mary E. Baier on Feb. 26, 1950 in Fostoria, and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons, John A. of Alpharetta, Ga.; James A. of Fortuna, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Larry (Janet A.) Lehnert, Inverness, Fla.; Jennifer A. Harris, Pasadena, Calif.; four grandchildren; and two brothers, Franklin of Bloomdale; Donald G. of Laramie, Wyo.

Mr. Harris was a quality assurance manager for Kelsey-Hayes Corp. of Fremont for 12 years, retiring in 1995. He worked for Atlas Crankshaft as an quality control engineer for 10 years. He was an Army veteran, serving as a first lieutenant in the Chemical Corps.

He was a member of Mount Zion United Brethren Church, Wayne. He was a 1951 graduate of Bloomdale High School and a 1956 graduate of the University of Toledo, with a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering.

He was a member of Commercial Club, Bloomdale; Briar Hill Golf Club, North Baltimore; and Promise Keepers. He was membership secretary of the Bloomdale High School Alumni Association.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at the Mt. Zion United Brethren Church, Wayne, the Rev. Lee H. Hiney officiating. Burial will be in Perry Center Cemetery, Fostoria, with military rites conducted by the United Veterans of Fostoria.

Visitation will be held from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, and one hour prior to services Monday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Mount Zion United Brethren Church Building Fund, 7481 Bays Road, Wayne.

 

 

Ruby M. Harris
Allied Automotive retiree

Ruby M. Harris, 75, died at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1998, at her residence at 729 Cherry St., Fostoria.

She was born in Turin, Ga., Dec. 25, 1922, to Ralph Carmichael and Olga (North) Carmichel-Bibbs. Her mother survives in Fostoria. Her husband, Clarence Harris, whom she married Nov. 8, 1976, in Fostoria, is deceased.

Other survivors include: a daughter, Darlene Dessausure of Fostoria; two sisters, Rosetta Williams of Warren and Evelyn Browning of Fostoria; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were her father and three sisters, Julia Carmichael, Velma Smith and Donna J. Fairley.

Mrs. Harris retired in 1989 as a production checker from Allied Automotive in Fostoria, where she had been employed for 32 years.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Fostoria, where she served on its Mother's Board and also as a trustee.

Services in the First Baptist Church will be 1 p.m. Friday, with the Rev. T.A. Smith officiating. Interment will be in Memory Gardens near Arcadia.

Visitation at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel, will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Memorials may be made to The First Baptist Church, 534 Lynn St., Fostoria, OH 44830 or Bridge Hospice Care, 1900 S. Main St., Findlay, OH 45840.

 

 

Max S. Harter
Fostoria Resident

Max S. Harter, 80, of 204 Vickie Lane, Fostoria, died at 12:28 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998 at Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born March 31, 1918 in Grabill, Ind., to Herbert and Vera (Reicheldferfer) Harter. He married Lillian E. Kreager on April 22, 1938 in Alexandria, Ky., and she suvives.

Also surviving are a son, Lynn of Urbana; six daughters, Mrs. John (Virginia) Laube, Mrs. James (Carol) Sexton, Mitzi Harter, all of Fostoria; Mrs. Dale (Lois) Molargik, Huber Heights; Mrs. John (Janice) Minich, Bloomdale; Cheryl Harter, Warner-Robins, Ga.; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Fayne Harter, Fort Wayne, Ind.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marcile Wonderly; four grandsons; and a brother, Leslie.

Mr. Harter retired in 1980 after 381/2 years at General Electric, Fort Wayne, Ind. He was also a farmer in Allen County, Indiana.

He was a member of the G.E. Quarter Century Club and graduated from Harlan High School in Indiana in 1937.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville, the Rev. Clarence Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in Scipio Cemetery, Allen County, Indiana.

Visitation will held from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria; and 7-9 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service Saturday at Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville.

Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin Schools, Fostoria.

 

 

Willard R. "Bill" Hay, Sr.
Retired Electrician

Willard R. "Bill" Hay Sr., 74, of 660 Westhaven Drive, Fostoria, died at 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 6, 1998, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

He was born Dec. 22, 1923 in Findlay to Willard P. and Freda (Ball) Hay. He married Hilda T. Haas on Dec. 21, 1944 in Napoleon, and she survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ralph (Teri L.) Wise, Fostoria; a son, Willard R. Jr. of Fostoria; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Frederick of Grand Prairie, Texas; and a sister, Betty Lou Forbes, Fostoria.

He was preceded in death by a grandson.

Mr. Hay was a retired electrician at Ex-Cell-O, Fostoria.

He was a 1942 graduate of Fostoria High School and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria; and IBEW Local 8, Toledo. He was named first outstanding layman at the YMCA, Fostoria, in 1955.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where the rosary will be recited at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Memory Gardens, near Arcadia, where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Fostoria American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and AMVETS.

Visitation will be held from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today, and from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria. The rosary will be recited at 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the church.

 

 

Dwight M. Hazeltine
Fostoria businessman/auto parts owner

Dwight M. Hazeltine, 90, of 725 Columbus Ave., Fostoria, died in the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria, at 3:08 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 1998.

He was born in Beloit, Wis., Oct. 12, 1907, the son of Silas and Iva (Stebbins) Hazeltine. His wife, Ruth N. (Nelson) Hazeltine, whom he married Feb. 22, 1930, in Chicago, Ill, died March 27, 1990.

Surviving are a son, Nelson B. Hazeltine of Chapin, S.C.; two granddaughters, Kara Nurrenbrock and Karis Mott; four great-grandchildren; and a brother, Robert B. Hazeltine of Beloit.

Also preceding him in death were a son, Dwight M. Hazeltine Jr.; a brother, Claron S. Hazeltine; and two sisters, Dorothy Tipton and Violet Westby.

Mr. Hazeltine, the former owner of Buckeye Auto Parts in Fostoria for 39 years, retired in 1980.

He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Fostoria; Fostoria Exchangeclub, Rotary Club, Fostoria Chamber of Commerce, where he had served as past president and past finance chairman of the Fostoria YMCA.

He served on the committee to help start Fostoria United Way and also was a member of Free and Accepted Masons 288, Fostoria, Fostoria Shrine Club and the Fostoria Country Club.

Mr. Hazeltine served as chairman of the first Beautification Committee of Fostoria and as former director, president and chairman of the board of the Ohio Savings and Loan.

The Rev. Branson J. Hawkes will officiate at the 11 a.m. Saturday service in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation at the funeral home will be 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, where Masonic Lodge services will be at 7 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 900 Van Buren St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830.

 

 

Maudine E. Heiserman
Retired John B. Rogers seamstress

Maudine E. Heiserman, 80, of Liberty Street, Fostoria, died in the Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria, at 5:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998.

She was born in Fostoria, June 13, 1918, to Clarence E. and Lelah (Hartman) Needles. On Sept. 6, 1937, in Fostoria, she married Leland H. Heiserman. He survives.

Other survivors include: a son, David L. Heiserman of Columbus; a daughter, Gretchen K. Heiserman of Bellevue; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A brother, Eugene Needles, preceded her in death.

Mrs. Heiserman, a 1936 graduate of Fostoria High School, retired in 1976 as a seamstress from John B. Rogers Productions, where she had been employed for 10 years.

She was a member of High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, with the Rev. Jeffrey L. Waite officiating. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Jackson Township, Seneca County.

Visitation at the funeral home will be two hours (9-11 a.m.) before the service on Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to the church or a charity of the donor's choice.

 

 

Milo A. Hengsteler
Retired from Standard Oil Co.

Graveside services for Milo A. Hengsteler, 92, a resident of the Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, the Rev. Branson J. Hawkes officiating.

Visitation for the family will be held at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Mr. Hengsteler died at 2:09 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 1998 at the nursing home.

He was born March 30, 1906 in Risingsun to Jay R. and Otha (Wiseman) Hengsteler. He married Ruth J. Boyd on March 23, 1929 in Wayne, and she died Oct. 9, 1979.

Surviving are a daughter, Shirley A. True, Fostoria; two granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Rollin of Findlay; Robert of Arcadia.

He also was preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Dalton.

Mr. Hengsteler retired after working 30 years at Standard Oil Co. He also worked at Seneca Lumber, Fostoria.

He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Fostoria, the Seneca County Cancer Society and the Barbershoppers. He was a longtime member of the Fostoria Exchange Club.

He graduated from Risingsun High School.

Memorials may be made to the Good Shepherd Home, to Wesley United Methodist Church or to Seneca County Community Hospice.

 

 

Encarnacion R. Hernandez, Sr.
Retired Laborer

A funeral Mass for Encarnacion R. Hernandez Sr., 97, a resident of St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, the Rev. Jose Corral officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, with a rosary service at 8:45 p.m. A rosary also will be recited at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Mr. Hernandez died at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 1998 at the nursing home.

He was born Dec. 8, 1900 in Texas to Bernardino and Sabino (Rodriguez) Hernandez. He married Simona Martinez on Oct. 14, 1922 in Texas, and she died Feb. 14, 1996.

Surviving are two sons, Encarnacion Jr. and Jose, both of Fostoria; eight daughters, Mrs. Hilario (Maria) Capetillo, Mrs. Rafael (Angelina) Hernandez and Lupe Sanchez, all of Fostoria; Mrs. Moses (Juanita) Avila and Mrs. Marcos (Ramona) Sanchez, both of Pemberville; Anita Navarro, Fremont; Mrs. Antonio (Armandina) Rodriguez, Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Jack (Susie) Garn, New Riegel; 60 grandchildren; 126 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Chana Delgado, Texas.

He also was preceded in death by a son, Ysidro; a great-grandson; eight sisters and a brother.

Mr. Hernandez was a retired laborer from the Genoa Lime Plant.

He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

 

 

Mildred J. Herod
Arcadia homemaker

Mildred J. Herod, 65, of East Fremont Street, Arcadia, died at her home at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1998.

Born Sept. 2, 1933, in Fostoria, to the late Jess and Florence (Brooker) Haynes, she married Cecil E. Herod Sr. Oct. 5, 1954, in Old Fort. He preceded her in death Feb. 7, 1995.

Surviving are five sons, Toby A. Keeney Sr. of Cleveland, Cecil Herod Jr. of Findlay, Timothy Herod of Spring Hill, Fla. and Kenneth Sr. and Dennis Herod, both of Fostoria; a daughter, Gail Fought of Arcadia; two sisters, Anna Burch of Fostoria and Donna Kenney of Alvada; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were two brothers, LeRoy and Donald Haynes; and four sisters, Blanche and Arlene Haynes, Betty McNutt and Starling Harris.

A homemaker, Mrs. Herod had attended Fostoria High School and was a member of Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Church of God, Fostoria.

The Rev. Donald Goodwin will be the officiant at the 11 a.m. Friday service in the Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Church of God. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to Bridge Hospice of Hancock County or a charity of the

donor's choice.

 

 

Arlen A. Hickle
Fostoria resident's brother

Word has been received of the death of Arlen A. Hickle, 45, of Dalton, Ga., who died Sunday, Aug. 23, 1998, in Murray County, Ga.

He was born July 9, 1953 in Fremont to Leroy and Bonnie (Ottney) Hickle. His father survives.

Survivors also include: two sons, Ryan and Shawn, both of Fremont; five brothers, Leroy III, Jeff, Scott and Bruce Hickle, all of Fostoria and Doyle Hickle of Dalton; four sisters, Linda Fox, Debbie Gilliam, Connie Twiss and Lori Hickle, all of Fostoria; and nieces and nephews.

His mother and a brother, Todd Hickle, are deceased.

Mr. Hickle was a U.S. Army veteran.

Local services will be 1-2 p.m. Saturday in the Faith Tabernacle, Summet Street, Fostoria, with Pastor Bruce Goodwin officiating.

 

 

Harmony Renee Hoffbauer
Infant daughter

Harmony Renee Hoffbauer, 1 1/2-month-old daughter of Tiffany Hoffbauer, of 329 McDougal St., Fostoria, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 1998, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

She was born Aug. 16, 1998, in Fostoria.

Survivors include her mother; maternal grandparents, Gene Hoffbauer, Charlotte Wickiser, Shirley Moore and Daniel Bennett, all of Fostoria; and great-grandparents, Mary Lou Hoffbauer of Fostoria and Mr. and Mrs. James Bennett I of Carey.

Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Thursday, in Memory Gardens Chapel, near Arcadia, where services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Paul Myers will officiate. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens.

The Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 

Dorothy M. Hollar
Fostoria Ford Plant retiree

Dorothy M. Hollar, 95, formerly of 100 Tomb St., where she had lived for 62 years, died at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998, in St. Catherine's, Fostoria.

She was born at the family home at 65 Coe St., May 27, 1903, to William V. and Jessie F. (Feightner) Boroff. She married Calvin Hollar, Aug. 7, 1921, in Sycamore. He preceded her in death Aug. 31, 1963.

Surviving are: a son, William Robert ''Bob'' Hollar of Maumee; two daughters, Mrs. Hovey (Wanda) Luman and Mrs. John (Gail) Correll, both of Tiffin; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; three step-great-great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Benjamin (Addah Mae) Kight of Springfield, Mrs. Louis (Geraldine) Ferstler of Tiffin and Mrs. Kenneth (Mary Belle) Mooney of Clyde.

An infant daughter, a grandson, and a great-grandson are deceased.

Mrs. Hollar retired from the Ford Plant in Fostoria after 25 years of employment.

She was a member of the First Christian Church, the Afternoon Birthday Club, Royal Neighbors of America-Camp 6708, Ladies Auxiliary of Tiffin Eagles and Tiffin Women of the Moose.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday in the Turner-Engle Funeral Home, with the Rev. David C. Mills officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore.

Visitation is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and one hour before the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the church, St. Catherine's of Fostoria or the donor's choice.

 

 

Bonnie J. Horner
Gray Printing Co. retiree

Bonnie J. Horner, 66, of West Lytle Street, Fostoria, died at 3:25 a.m. Monday, Nov. 16, 1998, in the Northcrest Nursing Home, Napoleon.

She was born in Bowling Green, June 17, 1932, to the late Chester and Inez (Wickerd) Atha. On Sept. 2, 1951, in Fostoria, she married Delbert L. Horner. He died Jan. 17, 1990.

Surviving are a son, Jack Horner of Napoleon; two brothers, David Atha of Huron and Alvin Atha of Fostoria; and three grandchildren.

A brother, Ralph Atha, also is deceased.

Mrs. Horner, a 1950 Fostoria High School graduate, retired in 1985 from the Gray Printing Co, Fostoria, after more than 30 years of service.

She attended Fostoria Baptist Church and was a member of its Mary-Martha Ladies Missionaryl Fellowship, the Fostoria VFW Ladies Auxiliary and a former member of the Eagles, Moose and American Legion Ladies Auxiliaries.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, with the Rev. David Chapman officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to the Fostoria Baptist Church.

 

 

Alexander M. "Alex" Howard
Retired Kroger manager

Alexander M. ''Alex'' Howard, 80, of 803 S. Main St., Fostoria, died at 9:05 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born in Fostoria, Oct. 23, 1917, to Fred R. and Fayette (Ferwalt) Howard. On Nov. 10, 1941, in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, he married Betty F. Wagner. She survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: two sons, Gary R. Howard of Silver Lake, Ohio, and Frederick R. Howard of Fostoria; four daughters, Lynda K. Abell, Gail M. Haaser, Arlene Dee Steve and Dawn A. Morgart, all of Fostoria; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Henry Howard of Fremont; and four sisters, Mary Kintz and Madonna Roberts, both of Fostoria, Patricia Wolfarth of Tucson, Ariz., and Margaret Bruce of Columbus.

A sister, Beatrice Ruehle, is deceased.

Mr. Howard, a World War II U.S. Army veteran, retired in 1980 as manager from the Kroger Store in Fostoria, where he had worked for 44 years.

He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria.

A funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where the Rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery, where military graveside services will be conducted by the Fostoria AMVETS, VFW and American Legion.

Visitation at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, with the Rosary recited at 8:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the church.

 

 

Jewel Deer Howard
Licensed Pracital Nurse

Funeral services for Jewel Deer Howard, 76, of East Lyme, Conn., will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Jeffrey Waite officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens, near Arcadia.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Howard died Monday, July 6, 1998 at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, New London, Conn.

She was born Jan. 3, 1922 in Jellico, Tenn. to Ida Hall. She married Robert Deer, who died in November 1983. She then married Berlin Howard, who survives in East Lyme, Conn.

Also surviving are a son, John Deer, Niantic, Conn.; two daughters, Roberta Deer, League City, Texas; Mary Ann Callaghan, Hilliard; a sister, Dorothy Rader, Fostoria; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by a sister, June Hall.

Mrs. Howard was a licensed practical nurse at Fostoria Community Hospital.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

 

 

John Joseph Howbert
Former Fostoria resident

John Joseph Howbert, 57, of 3800 Galt Ocean Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., died at 8:33 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, in Ft. Lauderdale.

He was born in Findlay Dec. 14, 1940, to the late Harry and Agnes (Kelly) Howbert. His former wife, Marguerite Frisch, survives.

Survivors also include: a daughter, Carrie Elizabeth Stevens of Thousand Oaks, Calif.; a son, Joseph Robert Howbert of Cottonwood, Calif.; a brother, DanielHowbert of Tulsa, Okla.; three grandchildren; and a sister, Nancy Cech of Chino Hills, Calif.

A retired DeLorean Motor Co. employee, Mr. Howbert graduated in 1958 from St. Wendelin High School and in 1962 from Xavier University, Cincinnati.

He was a former member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and the University Club, Jacksonville, Fla.

Memorial services in the Holy Cross Catholic Church, Culver City, Calif., will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or St. Wendelin Catholic Church, in care of the Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, OH 44830, which is in charge of local arrangements.

 

 

Helen L. Hoyer
Atlas Crankshaft Corp. retiree

Helen L. Hoyer, 61, of South Union Street, Fostoria, died in Fostoria Community Hospital at 3:08 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, 1998.

She was born June 25, 1937, in Perrysburg, to the late Lawrence E. and Sophia L. (Zieglar) Wagner. On Nov. 9, 1958, in Fostoria, she married Raymond A. Hoyer. They were divorced. He died Dec. 25, 1993.

Survivors include: two sons, Scott Hoyer of Fostoria and Jeffery Hoyer of West Millgrove; two daughters, Mrs. David (Holly) Reinbolt and Mrs. Douglas (Wendy) Pahl, both of Fostoria; a brother, Richard Rowland of Northwood; a sister, Mrs. Kenneth (Dorothy) Cline Sr. of West Millgrove; and 12 grandchildren.

Mrs. Hoyer, a 1955 graduate of Fostoria High School, retired in 1993 from the Atlas Crankshaft Corp., after 23 years of employment.

She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, with the Rev. Richard Hofmann officiating. Interment will be in Luckey Cemetery.

Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association or the church.

 

 

Carmel E. Huth
Commercial Bank retiree

Carmel E. Huth, 86, died at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1998, in the Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria, where she resided.

She was born in Fostoria, Aug. 9, 1912, to Vincent A. and Sarah A. (Werner) Huth.

Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Harold (Jeanette) Frederick of Lorain and Mrs. Robert (Ethel) Holderman of Fostoria.

Two brothers, Richard V. and Robert G. Huth; and a sister, Madeline A. Huth, are deceased.

Miss Huth retired in 1978, as an employee, from the Commercial Bank in Fostoria, after 50 years of employment.

A 1930 St. Wendelin High School graduate, she was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria and the Fostoria Womens Club and a former member of the Fostoria BPW and Daughters of Isabella.

A funeral Mass in St. Wendelin Catholic Church will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, with the rosary recited at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, where a Christian Wake service will be at 8:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

 

 

Ural R. Jacobs
Former Fostoria homemaker

Funeral services for Ural R. Jacobs, 82, formerly of Sycamore Street, Fostoria, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Donald Goodwin officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, near Arcadia.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Jacobs died at 3:40 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, 1998, at Fox Run Manor, Findlay.

She was born July 15, 1916 in Carey, to Charles and Louisa (Earle) Ritter. She married Frederick C. Jacobs on Dec. 8, 1945, in Bowling Green, and he preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons, Frederick of Naperville, Ill.; John J. of Fostoria; a daughter, Mrs. Charles "Billie" Dillery, Fostoria; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Doris F. Fox, Carey.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Harold, Luther and Glen Ritter; two sisters, Beth M. Johnson and Eula Vitt.

Mrs. Jacobs was a homemaker.

Memorials may be made to the Seneca County Opportunity Center.

 

 

Sally Ann James
Foodtown cashier

Sally Ann James, 19, of 486 Columbus Ave., Fostoria, died Sunday morning, Nov. 29, 1998, in a rural Fostoria/Hancock County automobile accident.

She was born in Toledo, July 7, 1979.

Surviving are her mother and stepfather, Edward and Rebecca Galan Sr. of Fostoria; her father and stepmother, Gary L. and Vickie James Sr. of Swanton; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Troy (Nettie) Bass-Pickett of Temperance, Mich.; paternal grandmother, Mrs. James (Delores) Grycza of Delta; a brother, Gary L. James Jr. of Fostoria; a half-brother, Jeremy B. James of Swanton; three step-brothers, Eddie, Thomas and David Galan, all of Fostoria; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and nieces.

Her maternal grandfather, Onnie Rainey and paternal grandfather, Charles James Sr., are deceased.

Miss James, a cashier at Foodtown in Findlay, had attended Fostoria High School. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church, Toledo.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, with the Rev. Tim Womack officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to the Sally James Memorial Fund, in care of the Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830.

 

 

Anna Louise Johnson
Former Fostoria homemaker

Anna Louise Johnson, 78, formerly of 1102 Central Ave., Fostoria, died at 1:10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, 1998, in the Winebrenner Village, 415 College St., Findlay, where she resided.

She was born in Ruston, La., Jan. 22, 1920, to Alfred and Minnie (Lewis) Jones.

Survivors include: two daughters, Linda J. Moore and Mary L. Johnson, both of Fostoria; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were a son, John Johnson; a daughter, Kathy Johnson; three brothers, Thomas, Rutledge and Booker T. Jones; and two sisters, Valorie Jones and Gracie Johnson.

A homemaker, Mrs. Johnson, attended the First Baptist Church in Fostoria.

Services in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Franklin R. Ferguson officiating. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation at the funeral home is 7-9 p.m. today.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

 

 

Mary L. Jolliff
Allied Signal retiree

Mary L. Jolliff, 81, formerly of 124 Seneca Ave., Fostoria, died at 3:25 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 1998, in St. Catherine's Care Center, 25 Christopher Drive, Fostoria, where she resided.

She was born in Vanlue, Sept. 29, 1917, to Charley and Iva (Swick) Loudenslager.

Survivors include: two brothers, Ralph O. Loudenslager of Columbus and John W. Loudenslager of Vanlue.

A brother, Charles Loudenslager; and a sister, Catherine Ewing, are deceased.

Mrs. Jolliff, a graduate of Vanlue High School, had been employed as an assembler at the Autolite (now Allied Signal), Fostoria, where she had worked for 25 years, retiring in 1970.

A lifetime member of Women of the Moose, she was a former member of Loyal Order of the Moose 1567, Fostoria.

The Rev. Branson J. Hawkes will conduct the 10:30 a.m. Tuesday service in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel. Burial will be in Hickory Grove, Vanlue.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

 

 

 

Phillip E. Jordan
Stone quarry employee

Phillip E. Jordan, 40, of Rising Sun, died in Fostoria Community Hospital at 10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 1998.

He was born in Carter County, Ky., April 21, 1958, to the late James and Pearlie (Dean) Jordan. On June 3, 1978, in Hatton, he married Laura B. St. Clair and she survives.

Other survivors include: a daughter, Crystal M. Jordan of Fostoria; six sisters, Lilamae Fultz and Delores Trent, both of Kentucky, Joan Mallory of Custar, Bonnie Barnette of Fostoria, Christine Stamper of Willard and Paula Ray of Bradner; four brothers, William Jordan of Ashland, Ralph and Reford Jordan, both of Willard and Joseph Jordan of Bradner; and a grandchild.

An infant sister, Joyce Jordan, is deceased.

Mr. Jordan was employed at Macritchie Materials Stone Quarry in West Millgrove.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Barndt Funeral Home, Wayne, with Pastor Annabelle Roberts officiating. Burial will be private.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Fund.

Information gathered by Kathy Cline

 

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