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MACAULAY, CINDA C.

Macias, Henry J.

Madson, Jewel A. "Jackie"

Malagon, Rufina "Rulth"

Manecke, Geraldine Mae

Marshall, Dolly M.

Martel, Harriette Frances "Fran"

Martin, Gladys Mary

Marxen, Delphia


Miller, Beatrice M. (Soles)

Mitchell, Lulu Jane

McClain, Hillis P. 'Mac'

McClead, Regina E.

McBurney, Karis K.

McFall, Kenneth J.


McGinnis, Daniel

Meek, (Bormuth) Florence

Miesle, Vivian L.

Miller, Harry R. Sr

Miller, Ruth L.

Mills, John

Molina, Daniel E. Jr.

Moody, Garnet W.

Moore, Robert S. 'Butch' Sr.

Morgan, Noel R.

Morgart, "Salty" William A.

Mowery, Donald R.

Moyer, John C.

Mullholand, Jack

Mullins, Marie M.

Naus, Mmikaela LouAnn

Navarro, Frank Sr.

Nedolast, Gertrude T.

Neller, Ruth B.

NEUZIL, SISTER MILDRED M.

Nighswander, Vaughn W.

Nissley, "Dudley" Martin W. 

Nusser, Margaret J.

Ogg, Virginia M.

 


Regina E. McClead
Tiffin homemaker

Regina E. McClead, 95, formerly of 192 Walker St., died at 3:42 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, in St. Francis Home, 182 St. Francis Ave., where she resided.

She was born in Fostoria July 16, 1904, to Nicholas and Anna (Kuhn) Schultz. On Jan. 26, 1925, in Tiffin, she married Charles McClead. He died in July 1997.

Surviving are: a son, Eugene C. McClead of Dublin; a daughter, Marjorie Riser of Amherst; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Two sisters, Irene Herig and Hilda Schultz, and a brother, Eugene P. Shultz, also are deceased.

A homemaker, Mrs. McClead was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, its Rosary Altar Society, the Daughters of Isabella and Legion of Mary.

A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. James K. Say as celebrant. The rosary will be recited at 10:45 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home, where the rosary will be recited at 8:45 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Care, Calvert Foundation, the church, St. Francis Home or the donor's choice.

 


Ruth L. Miller
Bellevue G.E. employee

Ruth L. Miller, 81, of Madden Street, Bellevue, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, in The Arbors at Clyde.

She was born July 17, 1918, in Akron, to Earl R. and Ida M. (Howell) Becker. Her husband, Marcus H. Miller, whom she married July 22, 1939, in the Sorrowful Mother Shrine, Bellevue, is deceased.

Surviving are: two sons, Michael E. Miller of Bellevue and Paul A. Miller of Jackson, Tenn.; two daughters, Linda M. Lamb of Bellevue and Deborah A. Miller of Fostoria; nine grandchildren: and four great-grandchildren.

A brother, Maurice Becker; and three sisters, Esther Becker, Lillian Zaebst and Dorothy Speelman, are deceased.

Mrs. Miller, a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and its St. Cecelia Choir, was employed for many years at the General Electric Bellevue Lamp Plant until its closing.

She also was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, Immaculate Circle 757 of the church, Four County Young at Heart Senior Citizens, the Bellevue Lamp Plant Alumni Club and the Bellevue Eagles Auxiliary.

Prayers will be recited at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Foos and Son Funeral Home, Bellevue, followed at 11 a.m. by a Mass of Resurrection in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Bellevue. Burial will be in Bellevue Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where Daughters of Isabella services will be at 3:45 p.m. and the rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the church

 


Noel R. Morgan
Fostoria resident

Noel R. Morgan, 81, of Summit Street, Fostoria, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, in his home.

He was born Dec. 25, 1918, in Wales, Great Britain, to Samuel and Margaret Morgan. He married Elizabeth Thomas Aug. 6, 1939, in Covington, Ky.

Survivors include: his wife of Fostoria; four daughters, Bronwyn Youngston and Sandra Munsey, both of Fostoria, Mrs. Tony (Cheryl) Howett of Utica, Mich., and Mrs. Christopher (Linda) Wolf of Enumclaw, Wash.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Denzil Morgan of San Clemente, Calif.; and a sister, Peggy Speakman of Columbus.

He follows a brother, Gilbert,in death.

He was a 1937 graduate of Mansfield Senior High School and attended Ohio Weslyan College; was a U. S. Navy veteran, serving during World War II; retired in 1991 as lease manager at Fred Godard Ford, Tallmadge; and a member of the First Congregational Church in Akron.

Private graveside services were at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, with the Rev. R. Edson Reed officiating.

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

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

 


SISTER MILDRED M. NEUZIL

FOSTORIA -- A funeral Mass for Sister Mildred Mary Neuzil S.I.T., 83, of 700 N. Susan Drive, Fostoria, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation Shrine, Carey, the Rev. Gregory Neuzil officiating. A rosary will be recited before the Mass.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to Mass Thursday at the church.

Sister Neuzil died the morning of Jan. 10, 2000 at her residence.

She was born Aug. 2, 1916 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to John and Anna (Smerda) Neuzil.

Surviving are her community of the Indwelling Trinity with devotion of Our Lady America, and Our Lady of America Center; two sisters, Grace Lupan and Jerry Stitch, both in Arizona; and a brother, William Neuzil, also in Arizona.

She was preceded in death by a brother, John Neuzil; and two sisters, Irma and Anna.

Sister Mildred Mary began her religious service 70 years ago, and was commissioned to place a statue of Mary under the title of Our Lady of America in the National Shrine in Washington, D.C., as a special safeguard to the country. The statue has since traveled to Youth Day in Denver, Colo., Paris, the Philippines and throughout the United States and China.

Memorials may be made to Devotion to Our Lady of America Center, PO Box 445, Fostoria 44830.

Arrangements are being handled by Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

 


MACAULAY, CINDA C.

FOSTORIA -- Cinda C. Macaulay, 53, of 125 N. Vine St., Fostoria, died at 10:21 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, 2000 at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center.

She was born Aug. 2, 1946 in Dover to Charles and Joy (Bowers) Retzler. His mother, now Joy Retzler-Reiser, survives in Dover. She married Donald E. Macaulay on June 20, 1970 in New Philadelphia and he survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Dean (Joy) Payne Jr., Fostoria; a grandchild; and two brothers, Charles Retzler, in Florida; and Dan Retzler, in Michigan.

Mrs. Macaulay was a homemaker.

She graduated in 1964 from New Philadelphia High School.

There will be no funeral services or visitation.

Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio, 1545 Holland Road, Toledo, 43537.

Arrangements are being handled by Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria.

 


Ogg, Virginia M.

Funeral services for Virginia M. "Ginny" Ogg, 73, of 20521 County Road 109, Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Knollcrest Cemetery Chapel, the Rev. James C. Platner officiating.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, Findlay.

Ms. Ogg died at 11:08 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2000 at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center, Findlay.

She was born April 19, 1926 in Carey to David and Edna Carrie (Elsea) Ogg.

She is survived by a sister, Francis Clark, Fostoria.

Ms. Ogg was a homemaker.

She was a former member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Carey

 


Moore, Robert S. 'Butch' Sr.
Plastics company retiree

Robert S. "Butch" Moore Sr., 56, of 5473 N. TR 63, Fostoria, died at 12:07 a.m. Wednesday, March 1, 2000, in the Toledo Hospital.

He was born in Fostoria, Sept. 12, 1943, to the late George and Ella (Harrison) Moore. He first married Phyllis Annon, and she is deceased. He later married Roberta M. McDermott, who survives in Fostoria.

Survivors also include: four sons, Robert S. Moore Jr. of Tiffin and Michael, Jonathan and Jeremiah Moore, all of Fostoria; two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Brenda) Williams and Mrs. Anthony (Jessie) Pridemore, both of Fremont; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; a brother, George Moore of Clyde; and three sisters, Mrs. Marvin (Maxine) Cooper of Fostoria, Mrs. Alex (Mary) Miller Sr. of Crestline and Mrs. Robert (Margaret) Annon of North Dakota.

A sister, Barbara Moore; and a brother, Melvin Moore, also are deceased.

Mr. Moore, a member of the Fostoria Eagles, retired from Arbor Plastics in Fremont.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, with Pastor Susan Hatfield officiating. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation is 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today and 9:30 a.m. until time of the service at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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


 

McBurney, Karis K.
Fostoria homemaker

Karis K. McBurney, 90, of Fostoria, died at 4 a.m. Sunday, March 12, 2000, at her home.

She was born in West Independence Nov. 1, 1909, to Jacob and Cora (Hottle) Krabill. On June 5, 1963, in Maryland, she married James E. McBurney. He died Aug. 30, 1985.

Survivors include: a son-in-law, John Bradley of Laguna Hills, Calif.; two grandchildren, John Bradley Jr. of Portland, Ore., and Elin Bradley of Ojai, Calif.; and a great-grandson, Benjamin.

Also preceding her in death was a daughter, Marilyn Bradley.

Mrs. McBurney, a homemaker, was a graduate of Fostoria High School.

She was a member of the PPSEAWA Club of Toledo, Smithsonian Institute, Fostoria Women's Club, the Historical Society and the International Institute of Greater Toledo, where she had served as a board member.

Her caregivers were Cyril and Mary Ellen Gosche of New Riegel.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Union Cemetery, West Independence, with the Rev. Roy B. Howell officiating.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to the International Institute of Greater Toledo, in care of the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, 301 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, OH 44830.

 


Neller, Ruth B.
Fostoria centenarian

Ruth B. Neller, 102, formerly of Mt. Gilead and Lansing, Mich., died at 2:30 a.m. Monday, March 27, 2000, in the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria, where she resided.

She was born Dec. 6, 1897 in Scott, Ohio, to Wesley and Susan (Holtry) Schickendentz. On May 10, 1917, in Lansing, she married Lloyd V. Neller. He died in 1958.

Survivors include: a son, the Rev. Dale E. Neller of Fostoria; five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were a son, Kenneth L. Neller; a half brother, Robert James; a half sister, Mildred Kemler; and a sister, Clessa Holtz.

Mrs. Neller, a member of the Fostoria Assembly of God Church, retired as a journeyman printer from Gardner Printing in Lansing.

The Rev. Charles Jarvis and the Rev. Dale E. Neller will be the co-officiants at the 10 a.m. Thursday service in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lansing.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the church.

 


 

Marxen, Delphia
Former Fostoria Teacher

 
Delphia U. Marxen, 97, of Huron, died March 28, 2000 at Parkvue Health Care Center, Sandusky.
 
She was born May 5, 1902 in Pine Ridge, W. Va. to Charles and Mary (Gates) Rine.  She married Leonard Marxen and he died in 1959.
 
She is survived by one daughter, Betty J. Slezak, Huron; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren
 
 She is preceded in death by a son, Dr. Norman L. Marxen, MD in 1983
 
Mrs. Marxen was a teacher at Fostoria Elementary School from 1960 to 1967.  She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and a former member of the Huron 50 Plus Club.  She was previously involved in the Ladies Circle of the Church of Christ in Kent.
 
 She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Huron.
 
Services will be 11:30 a. m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church Huron, the Rev. Raymond Vance officiation.   Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery.
 
Visitation will be 9:30-11:30 a.m. Friday at the church.
 
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.  930 Main St., Huron, OH. 44839
 

Arrangements are being handled by the Foster Funeral Home, 410 Main St., Huron.

 


Miller, Harry R. Sr.
Diesel mechanic - (FHS 1962 Graduate)
 
Harry R. Miller Sr., 56, of TR 101, Bascom, died at 5:50 a.m. Monday, April 3, 2000, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born in McComb Dec. 11, 1943, to the late Harold and Marjorie (Wolley) Miller. On Jan. 2, 1965, in Fostoria, he married Gloria J. Ball. She survives in Bascom.

Other survivors include: three sons, Harry Miller Jr. of Fremont, Brian "Scott" Miller of Tiffin and Christopher Miller of Bascom; his stepfather, Jacob Schroen of Findlay; two brothers, Roger Schroen of Tiffin and Marvin Schroen of Findlay; a sister, Edith Farson of Findlay; and three grandchildren.

Mr. Miller, a 1962 graduate of Fostoria High School, was employed as a diesel mechanic at John's Welding and Towing in Tiffin.

A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of the Bascom Volunteer Fireman and a former member of Bascom EMT.

The Rev. Robert Chew will be the officiant at the 8 p.m. Wednesday service in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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


Marshall, Dolly M.
Fostorians Sister

Dolly M. Marshall, 67, of 245 E. South St., Carey, died at 9:18 a.m., Thursday, April 6, 2000 in the Emergency Room of Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. She was born March 1, 1933 to Bill and Mary Alice (Horne) Sparks, both deceased. On Aug. 13, 1954 she married Larvell Marshall, he passed away.

Surviving include: three sons, Melvin R. Marshall of Columbus, Alvin D. Marshall of Findlay, and Phillip W. Marshall of Alvada; a daughter, Teresa Marshall of Findlay; five sisters, Carrie Cristp of Findlay, Ann Howard of Fostoria, Mrs. Louise Wise of Upper Sandusky, Ida Walter of Findlay, and Mrs. Dorothy Linhart of Upper Sandusky; a brother, Bill Sparks of Telbarton, W.V.; six grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were: a sister, Sarah E. Beheren; and a brother, Curtis Sparks.

Mrs. Marshall worked as a nurse's aide at Indian Trail Nursing Home in Carey. She was a member and past youth leader of the Pentecostal Church of God, Carey.

The Rev. Billy Turner and The Rev. Robert Turner will officiate the 2 p.m., Sunday, April 9, 2000 funeral service at the Pentecostal Church of God in Carey. Burial will be at the Hickory Grove Cemetery in Alvada.

Visitation hours are from 3-9 p.m., Saturday, April 8, 2000 at the Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.

Memorials may be made to the church in care of the funeral home.


Miesle, Vivian L.

FOSTORIA -- Vivian L. Miesle, 77, of Woodward Avenue, Fostoria, died at 3:31 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2000 at Fox Run Manor Nursing Home, Findlay.

She was born Dec. 16, 1922 in Fostoria to Robert L. and Tappath E. (Harris) Weaks. She married Richard U. Miesle on May 8, 1961 in Leavenworth, Kan., and he died Dec. 31, 1983.

Surviving are a son, Thomas R. Cooper, Fostoria; two daughters, Cindy L. Cooper and Diana L. Miesle, both of Fostoria; two stepsons, Tom Miesle, Woodville; Rick Miesle, Toledo; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Doris Smith, Fostoria.

She was preceded in death by a son, Bradley Cooper; a daughter, Diana Cooper; a grandchild; and three brothers, Robert, Gerald and Paul Weaks.

Mrs. Miesle was a homemaker.

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

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Jeffrey L. Waite officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home, and two hours before services Wednesday at the funeral home.



Mitchell, Lulu Jane
Fostoria homemaker

Lulu Jane Mitchell, 94, died at 5:55 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2000, in Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria, where she was a resident.

She was born in Putnam County, to Anthony and Mary (Runser) Kost. She first married John Thomasson in 1922, and they were divorced. Her second husband, Paul E. Mitchell, whom she married in 1928, in Tiffin, is deceased.

Survivors include: a son, Ralph Mitchell of Fostoria; a daughter, Donna Jean Below of Bradenton, Fla.; a sister, Donna Raul of Michigan; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Two sons, George Thomasson and Orland Mitchell, a brother and three sisters also preceded her in death.

A homemaker, Mrs. Mitchell was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Findlay.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Nursing Home or a charity of the donor's choice.


 

Nissley, "Dudley" Martin W. 
Exel employee


Martin W. "Dudley" Nissley, 63, of 334 Elm St., Fostoria, died at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2000, in the Hospice of Perrysburg.

He was born Nov. 7, 1936, in Pennsylvania, to the late Byron P. and Margaret Nissley. On Jan. 6, 1978, in Fostoria, he married Janette Jane (Hoffman) Ray, who survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: five step-daughters, Mrs. Robert (Jan) Caunter of Toledo, Mrs. Linda Augsberger of Pemberville, Mrs. Gary (Cheryl) Adelsperger of Fostoria, Mrs. Stan (Robyn) Blackburn of Bloomdale and Mrs. James (Carole) Lanker, also of Fostoria; a step-son, Robert Ray of Toledo; 11 step-grandchildren; and three sisters, Barbara N. Elder and Debra L. White, both of Harrisburg, Pa. and Emma L. Van Auken of Mechanicsburg, Pa.

A sister, also is deceased.

Mr. Nissley, a graduate of John Harris High School, Harrisburg, currently worked in management at Exel in Fostoria.

A Korean Conflict veteran, having served in the Air Force Medical Corp, he was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Arcadia; the Fostoria Moose, where he served as past governor and its golf league; Zembo Temple of Harrisburg, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Harrisburg, Robert Burns Lodge 464, and Free and Accepted Masons the Harrisburg Consistory.

Pastor David A. Bliss will be the officiant at the 10:30 a.m. Thursday service in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, where military graveside services will be conferred by the United Veterans of Fostoria.

Visitation is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today in the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria and one hour before the service at the church on Thursday. Moose memorial services will be at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation and the Alzheimer's Association of Northwest Ohio.


Nusser, Margaret J.

Margaret Julia Nusser, 72, of 707 McManness Ave., died at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center.

She was born Aug. 9, 1927 in New York, N.Y. to Floyd and Margaret M. (Spoon) DeVore. She married Keith W. Nusser on Sept. 7, 1946, and he died Nov. 28, 1997.

Survivors include a son, Keith L. of Findlay; two daughters, Candyce M. Foreman and Mrs. James (Nancy L.) Duggan, both of Findlay; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, William DeVore, Findlay; Floyd DeVore, Milwaukee, Wis.; three sisters, Mrs. Eugene (Mary) Sanders and Mrs. Jerry (Catherine) Shaffer, both of Findlay; and Mrs. Tom (Joan) Smith, Fostoria.

Mrs. Nusser was retired from Findlay City Schools' food service department.

She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Findlay Senior Citizens, and was active in the YMCA.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, with Deacon Robert Billmaier officiating. Burial will be in St. Michael Catholic Cemetery.

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

Memorials may be made to the church, or to Findlay-Hancock County Public Library.


Mullins, Marie M.
Bloomville resident

M. Marie Mullins, 59, of 22 Earl St., Bloomville, died at 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at her home. She was born Aug. 25, 1940 to The Rev. William and Bertha (Adams) Wilcox, both deceased. On Sept. 12, 1959 she married The Rev. Clarence Mullins, and he survives.

Other survivors include: a son, The Rev. Clarence "Ed" Mullins of Bellevue; four daughters, Teresa Marshall of Sandusky, Mrs. Mary Feight of Bucyrus, Mrs. Elizabeth Morgret of Fostoria, and Melissa Mullins of Bloomville; three brothers, Charles and James Wilcox, both of Tiffin, and JR Wilcox of New Albany, Ind.; a sister, Bea Collins of Miamisburg, Oh.; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: three brothers, The Rev. William Wilcox, T.J. Wilcox, and Arthur Wilcox; four sisters, Betty Stacy, Kate Wilcox, Blanche Fields, and Virginia Wilcox.

Mrs. Mullins was a graduate of Whitesburg Kentucky High School and a homemaker. She traveled and sang with a gospel singing group along with her family known as the "Living Miracles", formerly known as "The Heavenly Doves". She was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church of Fostoria, where her husband is the pastor.

The Rev. Brent Layne and The Rev. Arnold Rife will officiate the 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 24 funeral service at the Hoffman-Gottfried Funeral Home. Burial will be at Seneca Memory Gardens.

Visitation hours are from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m., tonight, at the funeral home.

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


Nedolast, Gertrude T.
Homemaker, lab technician

Gertrude T. Nedolast, 83, a resident of the St. Francis Home and formerly of 1312 W. TR 198, died at 6:07 a.m. Thursday, June 22, 2000, in Mercy Hospital of Tiffin.

She was born July 5, 1916, in New Riegel to Robert and Cecilia (Kroeckel) LaFountaine. She married Cornelius J. Nedolast July 3, 1943, at St. Boniface Church in New Riegel. He died April 24, 1979.

Survivors include: five sons, Kenneth L. and Larry E. of Tiffin, Stephen C. of Bascom, Daniel A. and Kevin P. of Fostoria; a daughter, Mrs. Stephen (Diana M.) Frankart of Bloomville; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Lucinda "Cindy" Coffman of Grand Rapids, Mich., Mrs. Robert (Marianne) Zoeller of New Riegel, and Georgetta Hursey of Tiffin.

Preceding her in death were: seven brothers, Joseph, Ferdinand, Clarence, John, Charles, Peter, and Paul; and three sisters, Agnes, Isabella, and Rosa.

Mrs. Nedolast was a graduate of New Riegel High School; a laboratory technician at Midland Wire Co.; a homemaker; member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and Catholic Ladies Bowling League; she also enjoyed golfing.

The rosary will be recited at 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church followed by the funeral mass at 10 with the Rev. Frank A. Murd officiating and burial in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home where a wake service will be at 8:45.

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


Moyer, John C.

ARCADIA -- John Clark Moyer, 87, of 19522 County Road 216, Arcadia, died at 1:11 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2000 at Independence House, Fostoria.

He was born Dec. 26, 1912 in Biglick Township, Hancock County to Edward and Coral (Sherman) Moyer. He married Ellen E. Cole on Oct. 3, 1937, and she survives.

Also surviving are five sons, Samuel C. of Findlay; Thomas C. of Howard, Ohio; Joseph C., Daniel C. and David C., all of Fostoria; a daughter, Mrs. Michael (Mary Ann) Morris, Alvada; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Mark; and a brother, Lawrence.

Mr. Moyer was a retired employee of the former LaSalle's Department Store in Findlay. He also was a farmer and former bus driver for Arcadia schools.

He was a member of West Independence United Methodist Church, where he was a former lay leader, Sunday school teacher and Sunday school superintendent.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Alan Sandford officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, West Independence.

Visitation will be held from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, and for an hour before the services Friday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the church.


Mullholand, Jack
Atlas Crankshaft retiree

Jack Mullholand, 64, died at 5:24 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2000, at his residence on US 23 North, Fostoria.

He was born March 12, 1936, in Fostoria, to the late Alton H. and Violet M. (Piotter) Mullholand. His wife, Ruth Ann (Wildman) Mullholand, whom he married June 1, 1959, in Bairdstown, survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: a son, Mark J. Mullholand of Fostoria; a daughter, Mrs. Terry (Alice) Curlis of Fostoria; three brothers, Donald Mullholand of Kansas and Lee and Michael Mullholand, both of Fostoria; three sisters, Francis Daniels and Patricia Day, both of Fostoria, and Marilyn Stahl of West Millgrove; and a granddaughter.

Also preceding him in death were a son, Timothy A. Mullholand, and two brothers, Bill and Jerry Mullholand.

Mr. Mullholand retired in 1990 from Atlas Crankshaft Corp., Fostoria, after 34 years of employment.

A U.S. Air Force veteran, he graduated in 1954 from Jackson Liberty High School, near Risingsun.

The Rev. Harold Black and the Rev. Paul Adler will be the co-officiants at the 11 a.m. Tuesday service in Bairdstown United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery, Wayne, where military honors will be provided at the graveside by the United Veterans Group of Fostoria.

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

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


Morgart, "Salty" William A.
Former Carey businessman

William A. "Salty" Morgart, 50, of 420 Town St., Fostoria, formerly of Carey, died at 4:13 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2000, in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich.

He was born June 14, 1950, in Fostoria, to the late Jack K. Morgart and Joan D. (Vogel) Tong. His mother and step-father, Richard E. Tong, survive in Carey. He first married Susan Powell, and they were divorced. He later married Heide Roesch and they also were divorced.

Mr. Morgart, a member of the Lutheran Faith, was a Carey businessman and manager of Billy Bob's Saloon in Carey.

An avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan, he served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Vietnam Era and received two Purple Hearts during his tour.

He also was a member of Earl Green American Legion Post 344 and Black-Lamberjack VFW Post 3579, both of Carey.

A 1968 graduate of Carey High School, he attended Bowling Green State University.

The Rev. Paul DeMoss will conduct the 1 p.m. Wednesday service in the Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, where military graveside rites will be conducted by the veterans organizations..

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the William A. "Salty" Morgart Memorial Fund, in care of the Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay St., Carey, Ohio 43316-1169.


Molina, Daniel E. Jr.
Fostoria native

Daniel E. Molina Jr., 20, of Helena, died Saturday, July 15, 2000, in the Medical College of Ohio Hospital, Toledo, due to injuries received in an auto accident in Findlay.

He was born June 21, 1980, in Fostoria, to Daniel Molina and Lusia (Reyes) Green. His father survives in Findlay and his mother and step-father, Lucy and Terry Green, survive in Helena.

Other survivors include: his special friend, Jennifer Houck of Tiffin; two sisters, April and Tiffany Molina of Helena; two half-brothers, Gary and Cody Green, both of Helena; two step-brothers, Ronald Green of Indiana and Chad Green of Fremont; maternal grandmother, Felipa Palacios of Fremont; and paternal grandfather, Benito Molina of Findlay.

His maternal grandfather and paternal grandmother, are deceased.

Mr. Molina, who was active in Victory Christian Fellowship, was employed as a laborer at Aeroquip Inoac.

He enjoyed playing sports and was presently serving as a private in the Weapons Co. in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, Perrysburg.

Pastor Scott Robles will conduct the 11 a.m. Wednesday service in Victory Christian Fellowship. Interment will be in Four Mile House Cemetery, where his U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Unit will provide military honors at the graveside.

Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the Wonderly-Horvath Funeral Home, Fremont; and also one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Victory Christian Fellowship "Turn Around" Program.


Mills, John
Former Mayor's Son

 
    John L. Mills, 62 of Defiance, formerly of Fostoria, died at 3:23 p.m. Aug 1 2000 at his residence in Defiance.
 
    He was born Aug. 24, 1937 in Fostoria, to Dale and Ruth (Turner) Mills.  His mother survives in Fostoria.   He married Janet "Becky" Beckman in 1960 and she survives.
 
    Other survivors include two sons, Erik, Huron; and Christopher, Berkley, Mich. two brothers, Terry, Media Pa.; and Fred, Columbus; and one granddaughter.
 
    Mr. Mills was the vice president of sales at Dinner Bell Foods. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Elks #147, Rotary, Tuendawie Lodge, Juvenile Detention Board and Home Health Board. He was a Hospice volunteer, a past chairman of United Way, and was an Army veteran with the rank of 1st Lieutenant.
 
A memorial service will take place 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Defiance, with Rev. Todd Anderson officating.
 
Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Friday at the church.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to the church or to Hospice/Caring Way of Defiance County.


Miller, Beatrice M. (Soles)

FOSTORIA -- Beatrice M. Miller, 75, of 461 W. Lytle St., Lot 30, Fostoria, died at 1:20 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14, 2000 at St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee.

She was born Jan. 24, 1925 in Fostoria to John and Gladys (Duffy) Soles. She married Ray Coble, and he preceded her in death. She later married Maury Shatzer, and he preceded her in death. She later married Vernon Opp, and he preceded her in death. She then married Thomas Miller Jr., and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include three daughters, Diane L. Miller, Fostoria; Lisa J. Miller, Dallas, Texas; and Vicki S. Miller, Florida; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Gerald Kisabeth of Fostoria; and a sister, Jean Hollenbaugh, Nevada.

She was preceded in death by a son, Stephen F. Miller; and a grandchild.

Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and former Mary Kay representative.

She was a member of Fostoria Elks Lodge 935; and Fostoria Emblem Club, where she held numerous offices.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Jeffrey Waite officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, near Arcadia.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation.


Nighswander, Vaughn W.
Retired farmer/contractor

Vaughn W. Nighswander, 90, of Autumnwood Care Center, died at 7:31 a.m. Friday, Aug. 25, 2000, at the Care Center.

He was born in Liberty Township June 14, 1910, to George Orton and Vinnie (Keyes) Nighswander. He spent his lifetime in Seneca County, but had wintered in Florida for the last 46 years.

On Dec. 25, 1933, he married Dorothy Russell in Fostoria. She survives, along with two sons, Allen of Tiffin and Alton of Fostoria; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Stewart of Bettsville.

Preceding him in death were: three brothers Claude, Gerald and Dale; and a sister, Florence Burson.

He graduated from Bettsville High School; retired as a farmer and a drainage contractor; was a member of Fort Seneca Community United Church of Christ, Masonic Lodge, Farm Bureau and a former member of Ohio Drainage Contractors.

The Rev. Barry Bordenkircher will officiate at the 11 a.m. funeral Monday in the Turner-Engle Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pleasant Union Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Fort Seneca Community United Church of Christ.


Meek, (Bormuth) Florence
Fostoria native

Florence Bormuth Meek, 89, of E. SR 101, Clyde, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, in the Countryside Continuing Care Center, Fremont.

She was born Feb. 15, 1911, in Fostoria, to Frank T. and Minnie (Osterwalder) Bormuth. On July 24, 1945, she married John D. Meek, who died in February 1996.

Survivors include: three nieces, Joyce Puckoruis of Fostoria, Lori Pollard and Carol Hendler of The Honduras; a nephew, Larry Lowry of California; and her caregivers, the Richard J. Kleinoder family.

Three brothers, Harold, the Rev. Carl and Francis Bormuth; and a sister, Viola M. Lowry, are deceased.

Mrs. Meek, a 1929 Fostoria High School graduate, was a homemaker.

A 50-year resident of the Clyde area, she was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Bellevue, where she taught Sunday School; a member of the York Grange; active in the Sandusky County and Ohio State garden clubs, and the Fremont Senior Bowling League; and worked with the Red Cross for many years.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde, with the Rev. Sandra Hutchinson officiating. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria..

Visitation will be 9 a.m. Wednesday until time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Red Cross or the church.


Manecke, Geraldine Mae
Porter's Dry Cleaners employee

Geraldine Mae Manecke, 78, of 25 Christopher Drive, formerly of 1256 Madison Road, Fostoria, died at 12:04 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, 2000, at St. Catherine's Care Center. She was born Sept. 23, 1921, to Elias B. and Ella (Saum) Snyder. On June 24, 1948, she married Harold E. Manecke in the former Evangelical Reform Church, Fostoria. He survives.

Other survivors include: a daughter, Mrs. Linda White of Tiffin; a brother, Lester Snyder of Fostoria; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; four step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were: a daughter, Doris A. Rumschlag; four brothers, Homer, Ben, Ralph and Earl Snyder; six sisters, Minnie Day, Clara Hartley, Edna Stahl, Polly Archbald, Ethel Fruth, and Dorothy Fruth

Mrs. Manecke was a homemaker and had been employed at Porter's Dry Cleaners in Fostoria, was a member of Grace United Church of Christ, Fostoria, where she had taught Sunday school and was a Campfire leader.

The Rev. Lucinda Hunter 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 3-5 and 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the church.


Madson, Jewel A. "Jackie"
Former Fostoria resident

Jewel A. "Jackie" Madson, 73, died at 3:20 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, at her home at 6319 Tahitian Drive, Bradenton, Fla.

She was born March 7, 1927, in Fostoria, to Harold W. and Alta M. (Lanier) Copsey. Her husband, E. William "Bill" Madson Jr., whom she married April 20, 1946, in the Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria, preceded her in death April 24, 1987.

Surviving are four daughters, Penny L. Tsantles of Bradenton, Cynthia L. Kendall of Morgantown, W.Va., Laura M. Landrum of Los Angeles, Calif. and Cheri J. Ivarsson of Sarasota, Fla.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Formerly of Fostoria, Mrs. Madson was a 1945 graduate of Fostoria High School. She was a former member of Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria.

The Rev. Carl Kessler will be the officiant at the 2:30 p.m. Friday service in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Interment will be in Knollcrest Gardens, near Arcadia.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.


McGinnis, Daniel

Daniel W. McGinnis, 73,  Bowling Green died Oct. 1, 2000 at Wood County Hospital.

He was born July 9, 1927 in Tiffin to Herbert and Helen (Wilson) McGinnis

He married Patricia A. Gary on June 20, 1954 at Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria, and she survives.

Also surviving are one son, Scott McGinnis Rockville, MD; one daughter, Kathryn A McGinnis, Cary of Denver, Colo. and one grandchild.

Mr. McGinnis was Director of the Kaubish Memorial Public Library, He also served in positions at other area libraries.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a 1945 graduate of Fostoria High School and received his Bachelor of Arts from Bowling Green State University in1963 and a Master of Arts from University of Michigan in 1966.

Mr. Mcginnis was a past president and secretary of the Rotary Club of Fostoria, and a former member of the WBGU-TV advisory board (PACT)

Services will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Bowling Green

A reception will follow the service in the Family LIfe Center.  There will be no visitation and burial will be private.

Memorials may be made  to the Kaubisch Memorial Public Library, the Wood County District Public Library or the library of the donor's choice.

Dunn Fureral Home is handling the arangements.


Macias, Henry J.
Fostoria Chrysler Corp. retiree

Henry J. Macias, 76, died Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 11, 2000, at his home at 10 Barcelona Drive, Fostoria.

He was born July 7, 1924, in Wauseon, to the late John and Antonia (Munoz) Macias. On April 11, 1946, in Findlay, he married Audrey Deckard, who survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: a son, Anthony "Tony" Macias of Fostoria; two daughters, Mrs. Timothy (Angela) Weber of Fostoria and Mrs. Mark (Amy) Reinhart of Alvada; six grandchildren; four brothers, Louis Macias of Mentor, Richard, Charles and Fred Macias, all of Fostoria; and three sisters, Deloris Bucher of North Baltimore, Mary Gomez of Fostoria and Mrs. Gary (Anita) Mueller of Alton, Ill.

A brother, Robert Macias, also preceded him in death.

Mr. Macias retired in 1980 from Chrysler Corp, in Fostoria, after 37 years of employment, then worked for the Good Shepherd Home, also in Fostoria, for 15 years.

A 1943 graduate of Bloomdale High School, he was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where he served as past parish council and financial committee member; past chair person for the St. Wendelin Parish Festival three years and as a festival volunteer.

He was the founder and served as treasurer of the Fostoria Foundry Credit Union for 29 years; past president of the Fostoria Recreation Board 10 years; served as vice president of Fostoria Civil Service Commission; volunteer at the Good Shepherd Home and was actively involved in UAW Local 446 Chrysler.

An avid Cleveland Indians fan, Mr. Macias also served as an election board volunteer, organized and managed the Foundry Softball Team for many yeas, and worked as a translator for the Fostoria Police and Hospital.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where the rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m.. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

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

Memorials may be made to the church or the Good Shepherd Home.


McFall, Kenneth J.
Retired Chrysler electrician

Kenneth J. McFall, 81, 55 Cherry St., died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, in the University Hospital, Aintree, Liverpool, England, where he had been a patient since Oct. 2.

He was born Feb. 18, 1919, in the United Kingdom, to Herbert J. and Marion B. (Lapthorn) McFall. His wife, Margaret (Berkley) McFall, whom he married June 22, 1946, in Aintree, survives.

Survivors also include: two daughters, Mrs. Richard (Gail) Nitterhouse of Romeo, Mich., and Mrs. Paul (Susan) Kummerer Jr. of Raleigh, N.C.; and five grandchildren.

A sister, Margaret E. McFall, also is deceased.

Mr. McFall, a member of the First Lutheran Church, retired as an electrician from the former Chrysler Foundry in Fostoria.

A resident of Tiffin for the past 51 years, he came here from Ormskirk, Lancashire, United Kingdom.

He also was a member of Masonic Lodge 77, Seneca Chapter 42, Scottish Rite Club; Shrine Club, Tiffin; Scottish Rite, Toledo; Zenobia Temple, Toledo, American Legion Post 169, AMVETS 48, Tiffin; Royal British Legion Crieff, Scotland; and a life member of the Fostoria Elks Lodge.

A veteran of the British Army, having served worldwide during World War II, he also served as civil defense director in Seneca County 1950-65 and as past governor of Moose Lodge 846, Tiffin.

Services took place earlier in Liverpool, England, conducted by the Rev. Michael Smout.

Private graveside services are at 10 a.m. today in Fairmont Cemetery, with the Rev. Margaret M. Marks officiating.

There will be no visitation. The Turner-Engle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Children Hospital or a charity of the donor's choice.


Moody, Garnet W.
Fostorians Mother

Garnet W. (Brooks Perrine) Moody, 74, 60 N. SR 101, Lot 4, died at 7:10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2000, in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, where she had been a patient for a week.

She was born June 15, 1926, in Athens County, to Issac and Sarah M. (Sampson) Brooks. Her first husband, Richard D. Perrine, who she married July 22, 1945, is deceased. She later married Myrle H. Moody Dec. 6, 1984. He survives.

Other survivors include: three sons, Richard D. Perrine Jr. of Fostoria, Allan W. and Steven C. Perrine, both of Tiffin; a daughter, Sharon K. Powell of Harrison, Mich.; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Twelve brothers and sisters, also are deceased.

Mrs. Moody, a homemaker and retired apartment manager, was a member of Fremont Baptist Temple.

A long-time Tiffin resident, she was a graduate of Hollister High School.

The Rev. Larry Wagner will conduct the 11 a.m. Saturday service in the Turner-Engle Funeral Home. Burial will be in Seneca Memory Gardens.

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

Memorials may be made to the Heart Association or the Lung Association.


Navarro, Frank Sr.
General Dynamics retiree

Frank Navarro Sr., 70, of 208 Potter St., Fostoria, died at 4 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000, in the Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born May 20, 1930, in Fostoria, to the Rev. Raymond and Sylvia (Compos) Navarro. His wife, Enedina "Dina" (Torres) Navarro, whom he married Nov. 28, 1949, in Adrian, Mich., survives.

Survivors also include: three sons, Frank Jr., Richard R. and Michael Navarro, all of Fostoria; a daughter, Mrs. Ronny (Elizabeth) Ramsey of Fostoria; 28 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Manuel (Candelaria) Vallejo of Texas and Mrs. Alfredo (Librada) Amador of Adrian, Mich.

Mr. Navarro, a member of the Fostoria Assembly of God Church, retired in 1991 from General Dynamics in Lima. He had previously worked at the Fostoria Founday.

A U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict, he worked for Pinkerton Security at American Standard in Tiffin, after he retired.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, with Pastor Charles M. Jarvis officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, where military graveside services will be conducted by the United Veterans of Fostoria.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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


Malagon, Rufina "Rulth"
Fostoria Homemaker

Rufina "Ruth" Malagon, 93, of 211 E. Culbertson St., Fostoria, died at 12:57 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000 at her home. She was born July 10, 1907 to Inez and Nicholasa (Rodriguez) Herrera. On Dec. 30, 1933 she married Savas Malagon, he died Feb. 5, 1996.

Surviving include: three sons, Esaias, Frank and Nicholas Malagon, all of Fostoria; four daughters, Juanita Mora-Martinez of Fostoria, Dorothy Guerra-Clark of Yuma, AZ., Anita Salazar-Malagon of Yuma, AZ, and Alberta Johnson-Harris of Fostoria; 32 grandchildren; 66 great grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: a daughter, Angilita Malagon; three grand and 4 great grandchildren; four sisters, Accencion Campos, Macedonia Vasquez, Thomasa Tello, and Ambrosia Hurtado; and a brother Gonzalo Herrera.

Mrs. Malagon was a homemaker and member of the St. Wendelin Catholic Church and enjoyed needlework.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Wendelin Church, Fostoria. Burial will be at St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery.

Visitation hours are from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m., tonight, at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

The Rosary will be recited at 8:30 p.m., tonight, at the funeral home, and at the church 1 p.m. Saturday.

Memorials may be made to Bridge Home Health & Hospice of Findlay.


Naus, Mmikaela LouAnn
Child

Mikaela LouAnn Naus, seven months old, of Columbus Ave., Fostoria, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000 at Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. She was born March 28, 2000 in Fostoria to Steven Naus and Dawn Feasel.

Survivors include: a sister, Alyssa Naus of home; Maternal grandparents, John and Diane Thom of Tiffin and Don and Cathy Feasel of Tiffin; Paternal grandparents, Cyndi Naus of Fostoria and Norman and Kris Naus of Findlay; Maternal great grandparents, Lois Burgh of Tiffin, and Charles and Polly Feasel of Tiffin; Paternal great grandparents, Icil Bargaheiser of Findlay, and Raymond and Bea Stimmel of McComb, and Maurice and Donna Naus of Fostoria.

The funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, November 13, 2000 at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria. Burial will be at Fountain Cemetery in Fostoria.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service (12:30 p.m.) at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Naus Family in care of the funeral home.


McClain, Hillis P. 'Mac'
Ohio Bell testman

Hillis P. "Mac" McClain, 80, died at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2000, at his home at 710 Glenwood Ave., Fostoria.

He was born Nov. 11, 1920, in Miletus, W.Va., to James B. and Frankie R. (Barnett) McClain. His wife, Margaret E. (Waugh) McClain, whom he married Feb. 3, 1957, in Findlay, survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Sharon) Crider of Albuquerque, N.M. and Mrs. Richard (Toni) Darr of Fostoria; two grandchildren; a step-grandchild; and five step-great-grandchildren.

Mr. McClain, a World War II U.S. Army veteran, had been employed as a testman on the desk at Ohio Bell for 20 years, retiring in 1974.

He was a member of VFW Post 421, American Legion Post 73, Amvets Post 69 and Fostoria Lodge 288 Free and Accepted Masons.

The service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, with the Rev. Jan Kucera officiating. Interment will be in Knollcrest Cemetery, near Arcadia, where military graveside rites will be conducted by the United Veterans of Fostoria..

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Tuesday until time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Seneca County, 182 St. Francis Ave, Rear Suite, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 or the Diabetes Association, 3178 Republic Blvd. N., Toledo, Ohio 43615.


Martel, Harriette Frances "Fran"
Spader Trucking employee

Harriette Frances "Fran" Martel, 52, of 39 Main St., Tiffin died at 12, noon Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2000 in Westville, Ind. She was born Oct. 3, 1948 to Wilbur and Harriett (Bushong) Magers, Mrs. Magers survives in Tiffin. Her first marriage was to Richard Rumschlag, he survives in Fostoria, her second marriage was to Richard Martel, and he survives.

Other survivors include: a son, David Andrew Rumschlag of Tiffin; two daughters, Juliette Rose King of Fla., and Mrs. Amy Conley of Tiffin; three brothers, Wilbur F. Magers, Jr. Joseph E. Magers, both of Tiffin, and Thomas H. Magers of Fostoria; eight sisters, Claire Helena Kaiser, Mrs. Margaret Gorczyca, Mrs. Martha Hade, Mrs. Laura Bogard and Sarah L. Magers, all of Tiffin, Anna E. Maxson of Carrabelle, Fla., Mary C. Roelle and Mrs. Jennifer Hetzel, both of Fostoria; and nine grandchildren.

Shen was preceded in death by: a son, Richard Allen Rumschlag; and a sister, Christina Marie Magers.

Mrs. Martel was a Hopewell-Loudon High School graduate, she also attended Tiffin University and Terra Tech. She worked as a truck driver for Spaders Trucking Company in Clyde and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.

The Rev. Frank Murd will officiate the 9:30 a.m. Monday Funeral Mass at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery.

Visitation hours are from 6-8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hoffman-Gottfried Funeral Home. The Rosary will be recited at the church at 9:15 a.m. Monday.

Memorials may be made to her family.


Martin, Gladys Mary
Atlas Corp. retiree

Miss Gladys Mary Martin, 94, formerly of 284 W. 4th St., Fostoria, died at 10:30 p.m. Monday in the Independence House, Fostoria.

She was born Dec. 1, 1906, in Fostoria, to Joseph and Helena (Seimet) Martin.

Survivors include four nieces, Loretta Ball of Herrin, Ill., Dorothy Cole and Helene Bockoff, both of Sarasota, Fla. and Rosemary Lannen of Port Clinton.

Also deceased are two sisters, Adeline Huth and Cora Brickner; two brothers, Robert and Homer Martin; and a niece.

Miss Martin, a 1925 graduate of St. Wendelin High School, had been employed at the City Loan Co. and later at the Atlas Corp., both of Fostoria, retiring in 1972.

She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, its Rosary Altar Society, and the Fostoria Historical Society.

A Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m. today in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where the rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the church or Fostoria Historical Society, in care of the Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, OH 44830, who are in charge of arrangements.

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


Donald R. Mowery
Fostoria Allied Signal retiree

Donald R. Mowery, 58, of 333 W. Glenn St. Lot 74, Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Bettsville, died at 9:50 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000, at the home of his brother, Edward Mowery, 115 Washington St., Bettsville, where he had been visiting for several hours.

He was born March 24, 1942, in Cromers, Ohio, to the late Loyal Earl and Hazel (Myers) Mowery.

Survivors include: four children, David R. Mowery and Mrs. Steve (Julie) Bird, both of Tucson, Mrs. William (Jill) Near of Buckeye, Ariz., and Paige Kendall of Pursglove, W.Va.; four grandchildren; a brother, Edward Mowery of Bettsville; and two sisters, Mrs. Eugene (Glenna) Goodman of Bettsville and Phyllis Coleman of Fremont.

Three brothers, Robert, Howard and William Mowery, also are deceased.

Mr. Mowery, who came to Bettsville for a Christmas visit, retired as an inspector from Allied Signal of Fostoria.

A 1960 graduate of Bettsville High School, he had served in the National Guard during peacetime.

The date, time and place of the memorial service will be announced later. The Engle Funeral Home of Bettsville, is in charge of arrangements.

Information gathered by William Cline

 

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