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1999-Obits- M, N & O

James Palmer Madden

Martha Sue Mains

June V. Martin

Oletha Mae Martin

Linda L. Massie

Donna L. McClellan

Edith M. McClellan

Arthur McClung

Dale D. McCullough

David McDonald

Kathryn F. McIntire

Evelyn I. McKee

Isabel McKinney

Alford Herman McLaughlin

Aileen Y. McPherson

James F. 'Jim' Metzger

Jay W. Miller

Melinda L. Miller

Robert P. Miller

William J. Miller

Lois Annabelle Milligan

Margaret L. Minder

Viola Niswender Morrison


Earlean (West) Mosby

Marvin F. Moes

Herbert E. 'Ace' Moyer

Donald R. Munger

Walter W. Muhlbauer


ROBERT D. MUNOZ

Inez (Holmes) Murphy

Elaine M. Nagle

W. EARL NEUMAN

Leah M. Niemota


Richard Carmichael Norris

Maria Guadalupe Nye

WILLIAM J. O'DONNELL







Robert P. Miller
Union Carbide retiree

Robert P. Miller, 82, of 238 Watson Ave., Fostoria, died at 8:57 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born Jan. 25, 1916, in Fremont, to the late Carl E. and Hedwig (Chudzinski) Miller. He married Joan M. McKivett Aug. 1, 1945, in England, and she survives.

Also surviving are: two sons, Terry M. and Robert J. Miller of Columbus and Pickerington, respectively; six grandchildren; and two sisters, Rita and Helen Miller, both of Fremont.

Preceding him in death were: five brothers, Urban, Norbert, Bernard, Carl and Richard Miller; and six sisters, Mary Koebel, Margaret Eck, Josephine Althausen, Betty Snyder, Anna Rose Grieve and Norma Scott.

Mr. Miller was a 1934 graduate of Fremont St. Joseph High School and an Army Air Force veteran of World War II. He retired in 1981 after 40 years at Union Carbide, Fostoria (now National Electrical Carbon). He had memberships at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Lions Club and Elks Lodge 935, all in Fostoria. He did volunteer work for the American Red Cross Bloodmobile, the hospital's Meals on Wheels program and the Good Shepherd Home Auxiliary.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where a rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery with military graveside services conducted by the United Veterans of Fostoria.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday in Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will take place at 8:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin Schools Educational Foundation or to the ''Continuing the Vision'' fund.

 



Viola Niswender Morrison
Retired Fostoria Water Office clerk

Viola Niswender Morrison, 78, formerly of 142 E. Jones St., Fostoria, died at 10:50 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999, in St. Catherine's Care Center, 25 Christopher Drive, Fostoria, where she resided.

She was born Feb. 23, 1920, in Fostoria, to William and Mabel (Zimmerman) Niswender. On Oct. 7, 1953, in Carey, she married Clarence ''Boy'' Morrison, who died in 1970.

A cousin, Rebecca A. Stoepfel, survives.

Mrs. Morrison, a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, was employed as a clerk for the City of Fostoria Water Office for 25 years, retiring in 1972.

Services in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria Chapel, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. Charles Jarvis officiating. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, where military graveside rites will be conducted by the United Veterans of Fostoria.

Visitation at the funeral home will be 5-8 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to the Fostoria High School Music Department, St. Wendelin High School or Kaubish Library Children's Department.

 



Margaret L. Minder
Retired housekeeper

Margaret L. Minder, 91, a resident of the Good Shepherd Home, formerly of South Poplar Street, both of Fostoria, died at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

She was born Jan. 15, 1908, on a family farm near Alvada, to John and Anna M. (Herbert) Minder. She never married.

Several nieces and nephews survive.

Preceding her in death were: a brother, Herbert Minder; and five sisters, Ellen Phillips, Ida Myers, Frances and Elsa Minder and Laura Coldren.

A member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Fostoria, and its Women's Guild, she had been employed as a housekeeper in the Fostoria area for more than 40 years, retiring in 1982.

Services in St. John's United Church of Christ, SR 587, Fostoria, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. James E. Michaels officiating. Burial will be in St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery.

Visitation at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to the church.

 



James Palmer Madden
Former Atlas Crankshaft employee

James Palmer Madden, 71, of 600 W. State St., Fremont, died in Memorial Hospital, Fremont, at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, 1999.

He was born in Fostoria, Nov. 24, 1927, the son of Joseph Anthony and Rose (Ludwig) Madden. His former wife, Janice (Somers) Haynes, survives.

Survivors also include a daughter, Mrs. Dennis J. (Kathy) Smith of Fostoria; a granddaughter; a brother, Byron J. Madden of Clyde; and three sisters, Teresa Rearick of Fremont, Mrs. Richard (Mary Ellen) Shively of Findlay and Lorraine Rozkrut of Toledo.

Two brothers, Joseph A. Jr. and Donald L. Madden and a sister, Mrs. Harold (Dorothy) Cardwell, are deceased.

Mr. Madden, a 1946 Fostoria High School graduate, worked in the construction industry and at Atlas Crankshaft, Fostoria, where he had been a tool and die apprentice.

A World War II U.S. Army Air Corp veteran, he served as an air control tower operator.

He was a member of Fremont VFW Post 2947.

Visitation at the Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, is 6-8:30 p.m. today, where services will follow the visitation at 8:30 p.m. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to Dry Haven Inc., 217 W. Center St., Fostoria, OH 44830.

 



Jay W. Miller
Retired security guard/farme
r

Jay W. Miller, 77, a resident of the Autumn Court Nursing Home, Ottawa, formerly of Vine Street, Fostoria, died at 9:20 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 1999, in St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.

He was born June 28, 1921, in Vanlue, to Forrest and Essie (Thatcher) Miller. On June 25, 1948, in Bowling Green, he married Loma I. Ball, who survives in Fostoria.

Survivors also include: two daughters, Natley Peace and Dolorous ''Doddi'' Cramer, both of Fostoria; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A son, Paul Robin Miller; two brothers, John and William Miller and two sisters, Mary Lackey and Carolyn Amstutz, are deceased.

Mr. Miller, a U.S. Army veteran during World War II, retired in 1984 as a security guard for Pinkerton. Prior to that he was a farmer.

He was a member of Faith Tabernacle Pentacostal Church of God, Fostoria and the Disabled American Veterans.

He and his wife distributed bread and sweet rolls to the Fostoria Community for more than 12 years.

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

Visitation at the funeral home will be noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

 



Earlean (West) Mosby
Fostoria Community Hospital retiree

Earlean (West) Mosby, 78, of 855 Lynn St., Fostoria, died at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, 1999, in The Cleveland Clinic.

She was born June 9, 1920, in Olive Branch, Miss., to Cornelia and Narcia (Wright) West. Her husband, Elbert Mosby, is deceased.

Survivors include: a daughter, Allene Smith of Fostoria; nine grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchldren.

Also preceding her in death were four brothers and a sister.

Mrs. Mosby had been employed in housekeeping for 13 years at the Fostoria Community Hospital, retiring in 1985.

The Rev. Ronald Brown will be the officiant at the 10:30 a.m. Monday service in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation at the funeral home will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday.

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

 



Isabel McKinney
Fostoria resident's mother

Isabel McKinney, 94, died at 11:55 p.m. Saturday, April 10, 1999, in the Plus Health Care Center, Allen County.

She was born May 7, 1904, in Allen County, to Alta Scott and Mae (Osmon) Faze. On June 7, 1928, she married John D. McKinney Sr. He died Sept. 28, 1992.

Surviving are: five sons, John D. "Jack" McKinney Jr. of Lima, William D. McKinney of Elida, Robert D. McKinney of Fostoria, Rodney D. McKinney, also of Lima and Timothy L. McKinney of Columbus Grove; four daughters, Dorothy Janet Hesseling of Elida, Mrs. Kenneth (Jane) Parish of Findlay, Diana Jo Miller of Wapakoneta and Mrs. Philip (Donna Jean) Jones of Venedocia; 32 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were: a son, Thomas L. McKinney; two brothers, Floyd and William Paul Faze; and three sisters, Ruth Sumney, Agnes Nicol and Dorothy Ferry.

Mrs. McKinney, a homemaker, was a member of the First Baptist Church and VFW Auxiliary 1275.

She was a former member of the Grandmother's Club, a founding member of the Navy Mother's Club and a former member of the Eagles Auxiliary.

Services with the Rev. Kenneth Fey officiating, will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Chiles and Sons-Laman Wayne Street Chapel, Lima. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Visitation is 2-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Plus Health Care Center or a charity of the donor's choice

 



Herbert E. 'Ace' Moyer
Retired Ace Trucking owner/operator

Herbert E. "Ace" Moyer, 72, of Sandusky Street, Fostoria, died at 11:24 p.m. Monday, April 12, 1999, in Medical College Hospital, Toledo.

He was born July 9, 1926, in Springfield, W.Va., to Phylix and Ollie (Iser) Moyer. He first married Velma Wright and they were divorced. He later married Annie Ruth Farrar, July 14, 1957, in Fostoria, and she survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: three sons, Michael, John and Richard Moyer, all of Fostoria; four daughters, Charlotte Snow-Frey of Fostoria, Pamela Sadler of Alvada, Connie Ratliff of LaGrange, Ind. and Vickie Moyer, also of Fostoria; four brothers, Gerald Moyer of Fostoria, Lester Moyer of Rockford, Mich., John Springberg of Cadillac, Mich. and Billy Davis of Hamilton; seven sisters, Patricia Allison and Merna Hensley, both of Lima, Virginia McCarley of Tulsa, Okla., Alta Pitt of Lake, Mich., Barb Baier of Wayne, W.Va., Betty Gerber of Sarasota, Fla. and Mary VanRyn of Kendalville, Ind.; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

A son, Herbert E. Moyer; a daughter, Ollie Mae Moyer; three brothers, Glenn, Phylix and Irvin Moyer; and a sister, Kathleen Dible, are deceased.

Mr. Moyer, a member of the Fostoria Eagles, retired in 1988 as owner/operator of Ace Trucking and Ace Painting and Glass Contractors.

Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, with the Rev. Donald Goodwin officiating.

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

 



Inez (Holmes) Murphy
Nurse's aide

Inez (Holmes) Murphy, 83, died at 1:50 p.m. Monday, April 19, 1999, at the St. Catherine's Care Center in Fostoria.

Mrs. Murphy was born Aug. 4, 1915 to Wes and Mary Holmes in Vaidan, Miss. In 1941, she married Willie C. Murphy. He is deceased.

Surviving are a son, Kenny Holmes, Findlay; daughters, Stephanie Bulger and Joslyn "Susie" Lawson, both of Fostoria; brothers Joseph, Cade and Herbert Holmes of Detroit, Jamie Holmes of Toledo and Wesley Holmes of Memphis, Tenn.; sisters Mrs. Jay (Mary) Moore of Detroit, Kate Ruth Purnell of Chicago and Sadie White of Vaidan, Miss.; and four grandchildren.

Two sisters and two brothers are deceased.

Mrs. Murphy was a nurse's aide at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria. She had previously lived at 25 Christopher Drive and 1032 Cherry St., Fostoria.

She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Services will be at the Bethel Baptist Church in Fostoria at 1 p.m. Friday.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Memory Gardens near Arcadia.

Memorial contributions can be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 500 E. Jackson St., Fostoria, OH 44830.

 



Kathryn F. McIntire
Retired Fostoria teacher

Kathryn F. McIntire, 92, Fostoria, died at 10:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22, 1999, at the Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. She was born to Carryl L. and Ada V. (Peckham) Lenhart, Feb. 4, 1907, in Fort Wayne, Ind. In 1947 she married Robert H. McIntire. They were divorced.

She is survived by several cousins.

After graduating from Monroeville, Indiana, High School in 1923, she received a B.A. degree from Wittenberg College in Springfield in 1928 and completed some post graduate work at Bowling Green State University.

Mrs. McIntire was a school teacher in Indiana, Springfield, Ohio, and the Fostoria City School system. She retired June 1, 1971, after 38 years as a teacher.

She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, AARP, and a former member of the Fostoria Education Association.

The Rev. Todd Wetzel will officiate at the funeral at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, at 10 a.m. Monday. Burial will be in the Monroeville Memorial Cemetery, Monroeville, Ind.

Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Community Hospice of Seneca County, or the First Presbyterial Church, Fostoria

 



Donald R. Munger
Former Chrysler office coordinator

Donald R. Munger, 83, of 917 S. Main St., Fostoria, died at 12:15 a.m. Monday, April 26, 1999, in Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center, Findlay.

He was born in Fostoria Aug. 26, 1915, to Park and Pearl (Brandberry) Munger. On July 30, 1946, in Altoona, Pa., he married Jane Reilly. She survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: a son, Stephen C. Munger of Tiffin; a daughter, Mrs. Dennis (Nancy) Malone of Toledo; two grandsons, Ryan and Scott Malone; and a sister, Berniece Oyler of Fostoria.

Preceding him in death were three brothers, Robert, Howard and John Munger.

Mr. Munger, a World War II U.S. Army veteran, had been employed as an office coordinator for 17 years at the former Chrysler Foundry.

He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and the American Legion, both of Fostoria.

The Rev. Branson J. Hawkes will be the officiant at the 10:30 a.m. Wednesday service in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, where military graveside rites will be conducted by the United Veterans of Fostoria.

Visitation at the funeral home is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today.

Memorials may be made to Bridge Hospice of Hancock County, 1815 S. Main St., Findlay, OH 45840 or the American Legion, 550 E. Zeller Road, Fostoria, OH 44830

 



Walter W. Muhlbauer
Atlas Crankshaft retiree

Walter W. Muhlbauer, 75, of 214 S. Countyline St., Fostoria, died in the Medical College of Ohio Hospital, Toledo, at 12:52 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, 1999.

He was born in Wurtzburg, Germany, March 28, 1924, to Jacob and Anna (Glaser) Muhlbauer. His wife, Annaliese (Martens) Muhlbauer, whom he married Aug. 10, 1945, in Germany, is deceased.

A daughter, Ulla Davis, survives in Dublin, Va.

Mr. Muhlbauer, a master scuba diver, retired from the Valve Line at Atlas Crankshaft, Fostoria, after 27 years of employment.

A German Army veteran of World War II, he was a life member of the NRA.

Memorials services will be at a later date. The Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, is in charge of arrangements.

There will be visitation.

 



Edith M. McClellan
Fostoria homemaker

Edith M. McClellan, 76, of 25 Christopher Drive, Fostoria, died at 8:15 a.m. Saturday May 8, 1999, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2, 1923, to Eli Shannon and Margaret H. (Smith) King. She married Levi "Dobbie" McClellan, Aug. 30, 1942, in Napoleon. He died July 13, 1984.

Survivors include: five sons, Richard L., Ronald A. and John J. McClellan, all of Fostoria, Bryan L. McClellan of Nashville, Tenn. and Charles E. McClellan of Montpelier; two daughters, Donna L. McClellan of Fostoria and Mrs. Dan (Kathy) Falter of Republic; a brother, George King II of Florida; two sisters, Ruth Sayre and Ethel Knettles, both of Fostoria; 18 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Diana R. Gee, a brother, George King I and a sister, Betty Haynes, are deceased.

Mrs. McClellan, a homemaker and formerly of 434 Union Court, Fostoria, was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Fostoria.

The Rev. Russell F. Gumm will preside at the 11 a.m. Wednesday service in the First Church of the Nazarene. The body will lie in state one hour before the funeral at the church. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to Fostoria Church of the Nazarene, 339 Sandusky St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830 or St. Catherine Care Center, 25 Christopher Drive, Fostoria, Ohio 44830.

 



James F. 'Jim' Metzger
Allied Signal Autolite retiree

James F. "Jim" Metzger, 51, died at 2:45 a.m. Monday May 10, 1999, at his home at 3453 TR 66, New Riegel.

He was born in Tiffin, Nov. 8, 1947, to Cyril and Irene (Morse) Metzger. They survive in rural New Riegel. In October 1970, he married Diane Wertz, and they later divorced. She survives.

Other survivors include: three daughters, Mrs. Brian (Stephanie) Patterson of Findlay, Kristie Metzger of Akron and Mrs. Chad (Jamie) Greathouse of Columbus; two brothers, John and Larry Metzger, both of Carey; two sisters, Mrs. John (Sandy) Zoeller and Mrs. Steve (Sharon) Kimmet, both of New Riegel; two grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Metzger, a 1965 graduate of New Riegel High School, retired as a machine setter from the Allied Signal Autolite, Fostoria, where he had been employed for 33 years.

A U.S. Army veteran 1966-68 during the Vietnam Era, he had served in Korea.

He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Frenchtown; New Riegel Moose, Fostoria AMVETS, Carey Eagles, New Riegel American Legion Post 354 and Fostoria United Sportsmen. He also collected and restored antique cars.

A funeral Mass in St. Nicholas Catholic Church, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Conrad Sutter as celebrant. Burial will be in the parish cemetery, where military graveside services will be conducted by New Riegel American Legion Post 354.

Visitation at the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, where a wake service will be at 8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Care or a charity of the donor's choice.

 



William J. Miller
Union Carbide retiree

William J. Miller, 91, of 7495 N. TR 63, Fostoria, died at 4:35 a.m. Thursday, June 10, 1999, in Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center.

He was born in Mount Savage, Md., June 24, 1907, to Charles B. and Blanche (Lehman) Miller.

He married Verlee Rossman June 14, 1934. She died Oct. 20, 1935. He married Mae V. Conway July 5, 1937. She died Jan. 18, 1994.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Buss (Mary Kathryn) Grovesof Tiffin and Mrs. Gerry (Bonnie) Omlor of Fostoria; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were a son, Joseph, at birth; two sisters, Gerry Seever and Alice Comer; two brothers, Thomas and Bernard Miller.

He retired in 1970 from Union Carbide, Fostoria, after 44 years. He was a member of the St. Wendelin Catholic Church; Knights of Columbus Council 1197, Fostoria; and AARP.

The funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, with burial being in St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation will be at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria. There will be a Christian wake service at 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, and a rosary will be recited at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the church.

Memorials may be made to either Seneca County Cancer Society or St. Wendelin Catholic Church.

 



Arthur McClung
Union Carbide retiree

Arthur McClung, 88, of 448 Colonial Drive, Fostoria, died at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, 1999, in St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.

He was born in Clarksburg, W.Va., Nov. 22, 1910, to Emery Whitfield and Agnes Virginia (Davis) McClung. On July 28, 1935, in Fostoria, he married Virginia Fawn McClead. She survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include three sons, David McClung of Dayton, James McClung of Chicago, Ill., and Tom McClung of Omaha, Neb.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Mr. McClung, a former board member at Fostoria Community Hospital, retired from Union Carbide in Fostoria as a maintenance engineer, after 42 years.

He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene, Fostoria.

Public graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, with the Rev. Russell F. Gumm and the Rev. Larry Baucom as co-officiants.

Visitation will be private. The Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Fostoria Community Hospital.

 



Aileen Y. McPherson
Fostoria homemaker

Aileen Y. McPherson, 84, of 456 Sunset Drive, Fostoria, died at 3:52 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 1999, in the Medical College of Ohio Hospital, Toledo.

She was born in Fostoria, Oct. 30, 1914, to Roy and Laila (Drenner) Hoffman. Her husband, Charles R. McPherson, whom she married May 8, 1936, in Fostoria, died Dec. 26, 1979.

Surviving are a son, Gary C. McPherson of Powell; a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Marla) Reep of Cicero, N.Y.; a sister, Mrs. Frank (Royetta) Kirian of Fostoria; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A sister, Lucille Swartz, also is deceased.

Mrs. McPherson, a homemaker, was a member of High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria. She was a Fostoria High School graduate.

Services in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, with the Rev. Jeffrey Waite officiating. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the Elevator Fund at High Street United Methodist Church, 243 W. High St., Fostoria, OH 44830 or a charity of the donor's choice.

 



Oletha Mae Martin
Fostoria Industries retiree

Oletha Mae Martin, 76, of Streeter Road, Port Clinton, died at 12:26 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, 1999, in Magruder Hospital, Port Clinton.

She was born April 20, 1923, in Fostoria, to Thomas and Cleva (Gibson) Corner. On Aug. 19, 1942, in Tiffin, she married Fredrick G. Martin. He survives in Port Clinton.

Other survivors include: a son, Thomas Martin of Fostoria; four daughters, Mrs. Bruce (Janet) Nolan of Wayne, Mrs. Thomas (Judy) Pessell of Arcadia, Mrs. Rick (Kathy) Cooper of Findlay and Mrs. James (Jenny) Reuhl of Toledo; a brother, Dale Corner of Findlay; three sisters, Betty Wonders of Alvada, Evelyn Twark of Muskegon, Mich. and Margie Desormeau of Ft. Myers, Fla.; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A grandchild is deceased.

Mrs. Martin, a 1942 graduate of Arcadia High School, retired in 1985 from the Fostoria Industries. She also was a former beautician in the Fostoria area.

Graveside services in Memory Gardens, near Arcadia, will be at 11 a.m. Friday with Barbara Kreishner officiating.

There will be no visitation. The Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria,is in charge of arrangements.

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

 



Dale D. McCullough
Fostoria resident

Dale D. McCullough, 66, of 1160 N. TR 21, Fostoria, died at 2:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 1999, at the Medical College of Ohio.

Mr. McCullough was born on April 2, 1933, to Melvin A. and Mary June (Keith) McCullough. He married Beverly Williams and they were divorced. He later married Donna (Powell) Opperman in Richmond, Ky., and she survives in Fostoria.

Also surviving are two sons, Don McCullough of Bascom, Shawn McCullough of Wayne; two stepsons, Jess Opperman of Fairborn, and Jamie Opperman of Gettysburg, Penn.; one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Susan) Flechtner of Fostoria; two stepdaughters, Jeanne Sallisbury and Josie Johnson, both of Fostoria; five sisters, Frances Gottfried and Cleo Bish of Fostoria, Lucy McDonald and Molly Robinson of Findlay, Edna Pessell of Arcadia; and 16 grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, Paul and Dean McCullough; three sisters, Dolores Hawk, Jean Snyder and Dolly Mitchum.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict; a handler for nine years at the Abbott Co. at North Baltimore, retiring in 1992; and a member of the Fostoria United Sportsmen.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria with the Rev. Paul Myers officiating. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the United Veterans of Fostoria at Memory Gardens near Arcadia.

Visiting hours will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society

 



Marvin F. Moes
Atlas employee

Marvin F. Moes, 47, of 21583 CR 7, Alvada, died at 8:09 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 1999, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born in Fostoria, Oct. 19, 1951, to Anthony J. and Berneda L. (Coleman) Moes. His mother survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: three sisters, Annette Shaull and Mrs. John (Donna) Shaull, both of Fostoria, and Jolynn Moes of Lakewood; and seven nieces and nephews.

His father and two brothers, Edvin and John Moes, are deceased.

Mr. Moes, a 1970 graduate of Lakota High School, had been employed at the Atlas in Fostoria, since 1970.

A member of UAW Local 336, he attended St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where the rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Kansas Cemetery.

Visitation at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 1-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, where a Christian wake service will be at 8:30 p.m.

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

 



Martha Sue Mains

, 50, of 22143 Meadowsouth Court, Strongsville, died at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999 at the Cleveland Clinic.

She was born Nov. 9, 1948 in Findlay to Lawrence H. "Punk" and Martha E. (Burnap) Mains, and her father survives in Findlay.

Also surviving are five brothers, David K. Mains, Crawford, Colo.; Robert G. and L. Paul Mains, both of Findlay; John B. Mains, Fayetteville, N.C.; Thomas L. Mains, Medford, N.J.; and six sisters, Mrs. Dwight (Janette) Treece and Judy Huff, both of Findlay; Shirley Miller, Van Buren; Helen Thomas, Farmington Hills, Mich.; Mrs. Otha (Mary) Sudlow, McComb; and Mrs. Dale (Beverly) George, Fostoria.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Duane Mains.

 



Alford Herman McLaughlin
Retired Union Carbide employee

Alford Herman McLaughlin, 92, formerly of Brookside Drive, Fostoria, died at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999, at The Waters Nursing Home in Chesterton, Ind.

He was born Jan. 31, 1907, in Johnston, Pa., to Marlin and Argie (Hutton) McLaughlin. He married Kathryn R. Sterling June 3, 1933, in Fostoria.

Surviving are: his wife of Chesterton, Ind.; a son, John McLaughlin of Fostoria; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Ann) Schaeffer of Long Beach, Ind.; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, William, Marlin, Paul; and a grandchild.

He was a 1925 graduate of Fostoria High School and a 1929 graduate of North Central College, where he received his bachelor's degree; retired in 1972 from Union Carbide Corp. in Fostoria, where he was an engineer; a member of High Street United Methodist Church in Fostoria.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Memory Gardens Cemetery, near Arcadia with the Rev. Jeffrey L. Waite officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria.

Arrangements are being made by the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

 



Lois Annabelle Milligan
Retired school secretary

Lois Annabelle Milligan, 88, of 301 Boston Ave., Fostoria, died at 2:02 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999, at Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born Nov. 9, 1910, to Grover and Ora (Kidd) Foltz. On Aug. 21, 1933, she married John Ralph Milligan. He died Oct. 24, 1979.

Survivors include: a son, Frank R. Milligan of Fostoria; a daughter, Sharon G. Milligan of Fostoria; and two sisters-in-law, Florence Foltz and Phyllis Melligan.

Preceding him in death were: three brothers, Dwight, Forrest and Lowell Foltz; and a sister, Guyneth Grauer.

Mrs. Milligan was a Class of 1928 graduate of Fostoria High School, worked as secretary for Fostoria City Schools for more than 20 years, retiring in July of 1979. She worked at Lowell Elementary, and the former Whittier and Bryant elementary schools. She was a member of the High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria, and its Pathfinders Class and Naomi Circle.

The Rev. Jeffrey Waite, of High Street Methodist Church, will officiate the 10:30 a.m. Saturday service at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be at Fountain Cemetery.

Visitation hours are from one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the High Street United Methodist Church Elevator Fund.

 



David McDonald

David McDonald, 60, Toledo, died Nov. 9, 1999 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.

Hw was born Dec. 18, 1938 in Fostoria, to Gayle and Ruth (Smith) McDonald. His mother, now Ruth Pevler, survives in Fostoria. He married Lyn P. Taylor and she servives.

Also surviving are a son, Geoffrey McDonald. Louisville, Ky.; Three daughters, Kim McDonald and Dana Plum, San Diego, Calif., annd Kerri Bigelow, Toledo, a brother, Doug McDonald, Tiffin; a sister, Judy Huffman, Canton; and two grandchildren.

Mr. McDonald was a jeweler.

A memorial service will be 1 pm Dec. 4, at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, Toledo, with Rev. Will Stemen officating. The body will be cremated.

Jasin Funeral Home, Toledo handled the arrangements.

Memorials mey be made to the Ronald McDonald House.



Richard Carmichael Norris
Retired Excello employee

Richard Carmichael Norris, 54, of 1521 N. Countyline St. No. 84, died in the Medical College of Ohio Hospital, Toledo, at 8:06 a.m. Sunday, March 7, 1999.

He was born Sept. 3, 1944, in Fostoria, to Robert P. and Eula B. (Sheets) Norris. His mother survives in Fostoria. His wife, Rose M. (Norman) Sloan-Norris, whom he married May 11, 1991, in Clyde, also survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: a step-son, Matthew R. Sloan of Whitehouse; a daughter, Mrs. Kevin (Rochelle) Rose of Plainfield, Ill.; four step-daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Robbin) Ewald of Tiffin, Mrs. Steve (Kandy) Stone of Vanlue, Mrs. Gary (Patricia) Risner and Mrs. Steve (Kelly) Brickner, both of Bascom; three brothers, Peter S. Norris of Tiffin and Thomas H. and Joseph F. Norris, both of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Doris Ann Norris of Fostoria and Mary Susan Norris of Phoenix; two grandchildren and 20 step-grandchildren.

His father is deceased.

Mr. Norris, a Navy veteran of the Vietnam Era, retired in 1994 as a set-up man from Excello (now Airfoil Textron), formerly of Fostoria, where he had been employed for 28 years.

He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, Moose and AMVETS, where he was a life member, all of Fostoria and the Eagles, Tiffin.

Military graveside rites will be conducted by the United Veterans of Fostoria in St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery at 2 p.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Daniel Ring officiating.

A Memorial Mass will be 5:15 p.m. Wednesday in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria. Mr. Norris donated his body to the Medical College of Ohio Hospital.

There will be no visitation. The Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Kaubish Public Library, 205 Perry St., Fostoria, OH 44830 or a charity of the donor's choice.

 



Elaine M. Nagle
Autumnwood social worker

Elaine M. Nagle, 44, of W. St. Rte. 18 in Fostoria, died at 8:22 a.m., Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at her sisters home in Erie, Mich. She was born Dec. 27, 1954, to Edward and Elizabeth (Beauchamp) Yotti, her mother survives. On Aug. 7, 1979, she married James E. Nagle, and he survives.

Other survivors include: a son, Kory Nagle of Fostoria; two daughters, Kim and Kristy Nagle of Royal Oak, Mich.; two sisters, Sondra Steeb-Lamb of Baraboo, Wisc. and DeeAnn Paoli of Erie, Mich.

Preceded in death were: three brothers, Lance, Edward, and Brad Yotti; and a sister, Diane Yotti.

Mrs. Nagle was a 1973 graduate of Houghton High School in Houghton, Mich., and graduated from the Findlay University with a bachelor

 

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