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Agnew Helen M.
Alexander, (Yant) Jane
Alley, Margaret E.
Alspach, Alma
Anderson, Arthur C.
Anderson, Ruth Mae
Anez, Casimiro Sr.
APPLE, NORMA  M.
Baker, Raymond H.
BANKS, WILLIAM  P.
Arthur Balsat
Balsat, Mary
Barbour, Nina L.
Barringer, William F.
Bartchlett, Janet
BAUGHER, O. EUGENE
Bauman, James G. Jr.
Bauman, Viola
BAYS, PAIGE ANNETTE
Beck, Richard
Beck, Tammy Mae
Beck, Terry
Behm, Doris I.
BEHM, EDWARD  G.
Beis. Eric E. 'Rick'
BEMIS, JAMES
Bickley, IIIa
BILLER, RICHARD  W.
Bixler, Marita Joyce
Black, Randy L.
Boone, Leslie
Borer, Cecilia, V.
BORKOSKY, M. RUTH
Bower (Wilnetta) June
Bradner, Donnie
Bradner, H. Robert
BRANDEBERRY, ARTIS-YVONNE
Brandeberry, Lauren
Brewer, Everett H
Brickner, Agnes B.
Brickner, Marjorie A.
Brookman, Eleanore
Brose, Allen M.
Brown, William Richard
Brundage, Helen V.
Brickles, Herbert L.
Bryant, Anthony
Buess, Marjorie
Bugner, Frank M.
Bugner, Raymond
BURCH, DOROTHY  L.
BURDETT, ARTHUR BRYANT
Burgess, James C.
Burns, Douglas
BUSHMAN, ALICE  M.
Butler, Julia
Butler, Rosemary E.

 


Burgess, James C.

James C. Burgess, 68, of 8702 W. SR 18, Fostoria, died at his home Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003,

He was born May 12, 1934, in Blakley, Kanawha County, W.Va., to the late Toby Clarence and Pearl Ann (White) Burgess.

Survivors include: two sons, Charles and David Burgess, both of Sedalia, Mo.; three daughters, Tracy Burgess of Tiffin, Melody Burgess of Princeton, Ill. and Mrs. Dwight (Peggy) Kuhn of Grand Ledge, Mich.; four sisters, Mrs. Harold (Corine) Cook of Clyde, Mrs. Orville (Clarine) Hoffman of New Lexington, Ohio and Mrs. James (Maxine) Davis and Darlene Michales, both of Tiffin; three brothers, Clifford Burgess of Tiffin, Cleve Burgess of New Lexington and Charles "Paul" Burgess of West Virginia; 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Burgess; a sister, Christine Church and a brother, Clarence "Jr." Burgess.

Mr. Burgess, a member of the Intercontinental Church of God, retired from the Army National Guard. He served in the U.S. Air Force 1953-1967 as staff sergeant, then served in the U.S. Army and Army National Guard until 1995. He also worked at Kelsey Hayes and Quincy Doors in the 1980s..

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Halstead officiating. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery, with military graveside services conducted by the United Veterans Council.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of the donor's choice.


BUSHMAN, ALICE  M.
Sister of Fostorian
 
Alice M. (Powelson) Bushman, 91, died 9:45 p.m. at Colonial Nursing Home in Rockford.
 
She was born on Dec. 22, 1911, in Bettsville, to Warren P. and Eurie Mae Feasel Lynch. They are deceased.
 
She married Lionell E. Powelson on April 27, 1931. He preceded her in death on March 18 1970.
 
Surviving are: two daughters, Patricia "Pat" (Richard) Bowe, Sr. and Jean (Larry) Saunders, both of Lima; three brothers, Richard Lynch of Mesa, Ariz., Jack Lynch of Fostoria and William Lynch of Covington, Ky.; four sisters, Hazel Hanson of Gibsonburg, Beulah Dumm of Springfield, Mo., Jean Lutz of Old Fort and Shirley Burkhart of Tiffin; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
 
She was preceded in death by her second husband, Alfred Bushman, a son, Tommy Lee Powelson; a brother, Robert Lynch and a great grandchild.
 
Mrs. Bushman worked on the assembly line at Westinghouse Corp. and before that was a clerk at the Barr Hotel. She was a member of Full Gospel Tabernacle.
 
The funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at the Chiles and Sons-Laman Lewis Chapel in Lima. Burial will be in Memorial Park.
 
Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Lewis Memorial Chapel, Lima.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation.
BANKS, WILLIAM  P.
 
   William P. Banks, 76, of North Countyline Street, Fostoria, died at 3:20 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27,   2003 at his residence.
 
  He was born Nov. 21, 1926 in Hamilton, Mo. to William and Rosa (Bratcher) Banks. He married   Barbara E. Carter on Oct. 12, 1953 in Fostoria, and she preceded him in death.
 
  Surviving are a daughter, Irene Banks, Fostoria; two grandchildren; a sister, Rozella Dennis, Toledo.
 
  He was preceded in death by four brothers, Roy, Clarence, Robert and Richard; four sisters, Lucille,   Ruth, Mildred and Christine.
 
  Mr. Banks retired in 1991 from Seneca Wire Co.
 
  He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II.
 
  Memorial services will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay.
 
  Arrangements are by Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.
BAYS, PAIGE ANNETTE
 
Paige Annette Bays, infant daughter of Robert Bays Sr. and Dodi Garcia, Tioga Avenue, Findlay, died at 5:34 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2003, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo.
 
She was born Monday, March 3, 2003, in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.
 
Surviving are her parents, Robert Bays Sr. and Dodi Garcia of Findlay; maternal grandmother, Sharon K. Garcia of Fostoria; a sister, Alyson K.Bays, at home; and two stepbrothers, Robert Bays, Jr. and Shane Bays, both of Findlay.
 
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Seneca Memory Gardens in Tiffin.
BURDETT, ARTHUR BRYANT
 
Arthur Bryant "Art" Burdett, 82, of 4027 N. US Rte. 23, Fostoria, died at 9:58 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2003, in Independence House.
 
He was born Aug. 4, 1920, in Marion, to the late William Archie and Nellie Belle (Bryant) Burdett. He made married Lucille L. Hammer on April 10, 1942.  She died on July 7, 1986.  He then married Elva M. Rasp-Hammer on Sept. 30, 1986.  She survives in Fostoria.
 
Also surviving are: two sons, Arthur W. Burdett of Tucson, Ariz. and Donald E. Burdett of Alexandria, Va.; two daughters, Linda Radcliff and Amber Wilson, both of Fostoria; two step-daughters, Carol A. Stahl of Risingsun and Ellen F. Groves of Fostoria; two sisters, Dorothy Fuerst of Trenton, Fla. and Thelma Simpson of Lithia, Fla.; four grandchildren, four step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and four step great-grandchildren.
 
Mr. Burdett was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II.
 
The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
BURCH, DOROTHY  L.
 
  VAN WERT -- Funeral services for Dorothy L. Burch, 89, of Fort Wayne, Ind., and formerly of  Fostoria, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home, Van Wert. Burial will be in  Greenbriar Cemetery, in rural Van Wert County.
 
  Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
 
  Mrs. Burch died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at Parkview Medical Center, Fort Wayne,  Ind.
 
  She was born April 23, 1913 in Van Wert County to William and Alice (Pettiford) Brown. She married  Jethro Burch on Oct. 31, 1931 and he preceded her in death.
 
  Surviving are seven daughters, Barbara Long, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.; Betty Ann Garnes, Findlay;  Lela Crawford, Toledo; Lois Burch, Youngstown; Carolyn Jones and Catherine Burch, both of Fort  Wayne, Ind.; and Mrs. Phillip (Deborah) Weiker, Sylvania; a son, Jethro of Springfield; 30  grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
 
  She was preceded in death by a stepson, Frederick Burch; seven brothers; and two sisters.
 
  Mrs. Burch was a homemaker. She retired from General Electric, Tiffin, after 25 years.
 
  She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Fostoria.
 
  She was a member of NAACP, serving as a former Fostoria branch president, Ohio state president and  national board member; and was the first member of the NAACP Regional Hall of Fame. She also was a  board member of African-American National Museum in Wilberforce, where a doll with her image is  displayed.
 
  Mrs. Burch was a former chief steward, vice president and negotiator for International United Electrical  Workers Union; and former president of the Wood, Seneca, Ottawa, and Sandusky County Headstart  Board.
 
  Memorials may be made to Middle Run Baptist Church, Xenia.
BEMIS, JAMES
 
  FOSTORIA -- Memorial services for James Gordon Bemis, 77, of Fostoria, will be held at 10:30 a.m.  Friday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Branson J. Hawkes officiating. Burial will be in  Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, with military rites by United Veterans of Fostoria.
 
  Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
  Mr. Bemis died at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2003 at Independence House, Fostoria.
 
  He was born Oct. 13, 1925 in Haskins to Gordon and Bessie (Cramer) Bemis. He married Carolyn Ruth  Smith on July 27, 1947 in Benton Ridge, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Ron (Linda) Amrine and Mrs. Michael (Jennie) Bowe, both of  Risingsun; and Mrs. Charles (Beth) Baker, Kansas, Ohio; seven grandchildren; a step-grandchild; four  great-grandchildren; and a brother, Richard of Fostoria.
 
  Mr. Bemis designed infrared ovens in the engineering department at Fostoria Industries.
 
  He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific.
 
  He was a former member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Fostoria.
 
  Memorials may be made to Fountain Cemetery Veterans Memorial Chapel in care of the funeral home,  P.O. Box 47, Fostoria, 44830.
BEHM, EDWARD  G.
 
Edward G. Behm, 75, 2944 S. SR 53, Tiffin, died Wednesday, March 19, 2003.
 
He was born March 3, 1928, in Tiffin, to the late William and Clara (McConnell) Behm. His wife, La Donna (Boes) Behm, whom he married Nov. 27, 1948, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, died April 28, 1997.
 
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Sharon) Borkosky of Fostoria; a son, Dennis L. (Janel) Behm of Tiffin; five grandchildren, Paula Borkosky of Fostoria, Beth Borkosky of San Antonio, Texas and Greg, Patrick and Kelly Behm, all of Findlay; a brother, William Behm of Tiffin; and a sister, Mrs. Frank (Mary) Parker of McCutchenville,.
 
A sister, Molly Welter, is deceased.
 
A 1947 Calvert High School graduate, Mr. Behm was a maintenance technician for Decker Furniture and former owner of Golden Acre Turkey Farm. An avid fisherman and boater, he was a member of Sandusky River Coon Hunters Association and St. Joseph Catholic Church.
 
A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. James K. Say officiating. The rosary will be prayed at 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
 
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today, March 21, in the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home.
 
Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Care or a charity of the donor's choice.
BORKOSKY, M. RUTH
 
M. Ruth Borkosky, 87, of Fostoria, formerly of Punta Gorda, Fla., died at 7:56 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at Independence House in Fostoria.
 
She was born Feb. 9, 1916, in Seneca Co., to Warren and Nancy (Wolfarth) Adams. Both parents are deceased. She married Harold L. Borkosky on Feb. 9, 1937, in Seneca Co. He died on Feb. 21, 1985.
 
Survivors include: two daughters, Mrs. John (Betty J.) Tobin, Findlay, and Mrs. Sam (Sue) Elliot, Ypsilanti, Mich; one son, Richard E. (Sharon) Borkosky, Fostoria; ten grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, several step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Wilmer Recker and Carol Cooper, both of Tiffin.
 
She was also preceded in death by: one daughter, Janet Obenour; one brother, Donald Adams; and two sisters, Eunice Brendle and Florence Lott.
 
Mrs. Borkosky was a homemaker. She was a 1934 graduate of Fostoria High School and was an avid bowler and enjoyed cooking.
 
Private graveside services and burial will be on Friday at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
Visitation will also be private.
 
Public memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2003, at Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, 12275 Paramont Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
BRANDEBERRY, ARTIS-YVONNE
 
  MESA, Ariz. -- Artis-Yvonne "Bonnie" Brandeberry, 78, of Mesa, Ariz., and formerly of Fostoria, died  Wednesday, March 19, 2003 in Mesa.
 
  She was born April 18, 1924 near Arcadia to John and Lulu (Dick) Damon. She married Ray A.  Brandeberry on Dec. 21, 1945 in Arcadia, and he survives.
 
  Also surviving are two sons, Terry and Jon, both of Fostoria; a daughter Nikki Kimbel, Phoenix; eight  grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Donna June King, Alvada.
 
  She was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne and Reed Damon.
 
  Mrs. Brandeberry retired as manager of Lane's Drug Store.
 
  She was a 1942 graduate of Arcadia High School.
 
  A memorial service was held March 20 in Mesa.
BAUGHER, O. EUGENE
 
O. Eugene Baugher, of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Tiffin and Fostoria, died Monday, March 31, 2003 in Manatee Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He was born Jan. 28, 1923 in Tiffin to the late Glenn Carson and Dollie Ann (Sargent) Baugher. He married Esther Kinn, they later divorced. He then married Anita Waldron in Florida, she is also deceased.
 
Survived by: two sons, James "Jim" Baugher of Tucker, GA, and Bruce Baugher of Palmetto, FL; a sister, Vivian Blankenship of Tiffin; a brother, Richard Baugher of Tiffin; a longtime companion, Audrey Fletcher of Bradenton, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
 
Mr. Baugher was a World War II Veteran.
 
A memorial service with full military honors will be held at the Florida National Park Cemetery in Bushnell, FL, on Monday, April 7, 2003.
APPLE, NORMA  M.
  Sister of Fostorian
 
  NORTH BALTIMORE -- Norma M. Apple, 75, of Bryan, and formerly of North Baltimore, died at  4:21 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2003 in Bryan.
 
  She was born June 11, 1927 in Bloom Township, Wood County to Henry O. and Naomi (Leathers)  Bossler. She married Robert M. Apple on Jan. 3, 1948, and he preceded her in death.
 
  Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. George (Diana) Thom-Martin, Findlay; Mrs. Anthony (Donna)  Pickens-Cacavio, Bermuda Dunes, Calif.; and Mrs. Robert (Debra) Axford, West Unity; 11  grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; a  brother, Ernest Bossler, Fostoria; and five sisters, Isadore Wood, Bowling Green; Kathleen Stockwell,  Rudolph; Gertrude Sharpe, Findlay; and Mary Smith and Mrs. Thomas (Arleen) Moelhman, both of  Bloomdale.
 
  She was preceded in death by a sister, LaVergne Marshall.
 
  Mrs. Apple was a homemaker.
 
  She was a member of North Baltimore Church of Christ.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Routson Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Dan Horner  officiating. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, North Baltimore.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
 
  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
BILLER, RICHARD  W.
 
  FOSTORIA -- Graveside services for Richard William Biller, 82, of 461 W. Lytle St. Lot 57, Fostoria,  will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay, the Rev. Terry Steinhauer  officiating. Military rites will be conducted by Joint Veterans Group of Fostoria.
 
  There will be no visitation.
 
  Mr. Biller died Sunday, March 30, 2003 at Lake Wales (Fla.) Medical Center.
 
  He was born Aug. 15, 1920 in Sycamore to William M. and Anna (Sours) Biller. He married Josephine  Eleanor Whitman on Nov. 21, 1940, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Bill (Rebecca) Dawson, Findlay; Janet Vaughn, Cincinnati; Mrs.  Mike (Marsha) Erbland, Fostoria; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Leola Justice,  Tiffin.
 
  He was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Gooding.
 
  Mr. Biller retired in 1983 as a machine operator at Union Carbide Co. (now National Electrical Carbon  Corp.), Fostoria.
 
  He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He received a Purple Heart, Silver and Bronze stars,  French Medal and five battle stars.
 
  He was a member of Hopewell Church of God, rural Tiffin, and Union Carbide Retirees.
 
  He was a 1938 graduate of Melmore High School.

  Memorials may be made to Gary Vaughn Scholarship Fund in care of Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home,  301 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, 44830.


Brown, William Richard

FOSTORIA - William Richard Brown, 58, of Fostoria, and formerly of Detroit, Mich., died at 11:23 a.m. Thursday, April 3, 2003, at Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born Aug. 2, 1944, in Detroit, Mich., to Richard Brown and Laura (Jennings) Brown-Hunt.

Mr. Brown was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Funeral will be at noon on Wednesday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, where Military graveside rites will be conducted by the United Veterans of Fostoria.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the serves on Wednesday at the funeral home.


Anderson, Ruth Mae

Ruth Mae Anderson, 94, formerly of Jackson Street, Fostoria, resident of Autumnwood Care Center in Tiffin, died at 5 p.m. Saturday at the care center.

She was born March 16, 1909, in Wood County to Edward and Stella (Stewart) Shumaker.

She first married Gilbert J. Fruth and they divorced, she then married William Anderson. He died June 28, 1975.

Surviving are: a son, William E. (Sue) Fruth of Tiffin; a grandson, Scott (Kristin) Fruth of Ypsilanti, Mich.; granddaughters, Mrs. Karl "Kourtney" Bame of Republic and Mrs. Mike "Deanne" Gase of Wixon, Mich.; and a sister-in-law, Doris Shumaker of Tiffin.

Preceding her in death were: her parents, husband, brother, Harold Shumaker, sisters, Kathryn Shiley and Jane Weber.

Mrs. Anderson was a homemaker as well as a clerk at the Preis Store in Fostoria for many years.

She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Fostoria and the Fostoria Chapter 94 Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Anderson was a 1927 graduate of Fostoria High School.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria with the Rev. Russell Gumm officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, with an Eastern Star Memorial Service at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

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


Bauman, James G. Jr.

James G. Bauman Jr., 26, of 29 W. Perry St., Tiffin, died Tuesday, April 15, 2003, in Tiffin.

He was born Aug. 22, 1976, in Fostoria, to James G. and Barbara J. (Eblin) Bauman. His father is deceased.

On April 15, 1996, he married Bobbie J. (Risner) Bauman in Tiffin. She survives in Tiffin.

Also surviving are: his mother, Barbara Bauman, and boyfriend, Jerry Keck, of Tiffin; a daughter, Courtney Bauman of Tiffin; maternal grandparents, William and Helen Eblin; paternal great-great-grandmother, Viola Bauman; two brothers, Michael and Kenneth Bauman, both of Tiffin; and a sister, Cassandra Bauman of Tiffin.

Mr. Bauman was employed as a programmer at Tiffin Metal.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2003, at Faith Tabernacle Church in Fostoria with the Rev. Don Goodwin and Andy Bauman officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Turner-Engle Funeral Home in Tiffin.

Memorial contributions may be made to his daughter, Courtney Bauman.


Alley, Margaret E.

Margaret "Maggie" E. Alley, 86, of 1000 Independence Road, Fostoria, died at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at the Independence House where she was a resident.

She was born May 6, 1916, in Hamilton, Pa., to Willis and Ethel (Snyder) Crawford. On April 12, 1941, in defiance, she married Raymond Alley. He died on Nov. 23, 1998.

Surviving is a sister, Flossie Ariza, of Fostoria.

Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at Graham Cemetery. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery, near Wayne.

Visitation will be private.

The Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria is in charge of the arrangements.


Alspach, Alma

FOSTORIA -- Alma J. Alspach, 80, of North Main St., Fostoria, died at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday. April 23, 2003 at Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born August 3, 1922 in Fostoria to Linus and Anna (Cook) Beck. On Jan. 31, 1950 she married William F. Alspach in Fostoria, and he survives.

Also surviving include: four daughters, Mrs. Joseph "Coleen" K. McGee, Beverly J. Distel-Roth, and Carol J. and Brenda S. Alspach, all of Fostoria; three sisters, Helen Wilcox of Fostoria, Anna Donaldson of Beaverdam, and Dorothy Pryor of Tiffin; seven grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2003 at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial at Fountain Cemetery.

Visitation hours are from 6-8 p.m., tonight, at the funeral home.


Alexander, (Yant) Jane

Jane (Yant) Alexander, 100, formerly of Fostoria, and Toledo, died February 2, 2003 in Cincinnati.

Surviving include: a son, Richard Trent; two daughters, Jane Perna, and Mary French; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2003 in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria. The Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria is handling the arrangements.


Anez, Casimiro Sr.

FOSTORIA -- Casimiro Anez Sr., 80, of Woodrow Wilson St., Fostoria, died at 9:40 a.m. Monday, May 5, 2003, at Winebrenner Nursing Home in Findlay.

He was born March 31, 1923, in San Benito, Texas, to Gumecindo and Luz (Aleman) Anez. On Aug. 3, 1943, in Brownsville, Texas, he married Martina Ontiveroz. He then married Shirley McGuire and they are separated.

Surviving are: two sons, Casimiro "Cas" and Ricardo "Rick" Anez, both of Fostoria; three daughters, Maria Martinez of Lima; Lolie Anez and Angie Bernal, both of Fostoria; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jose Anez of Harlingen, Texas and Gumecindo "Jim" Anez of Fostoria; and three sisters, Juanita Uballe of Harlingen Texas, Hermina Juarez of Fostoria and Hortencia Arizola of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Mr. Anez is a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and recipient of a Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, with Military Honors by the Joint Veterans Group of Fostoria.

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


Beis. Eric E. 'Rick'

Eric E. "Rick" Beis, 33, of 6855 CH 16, Sycamore, Ohio, died at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2003, two miles south of Fostoria, Ohio.

He was born March 26, 1970, in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, to Robert E. and Sandra K. (Corfman) Beis who survive in rural Sycamore. He married Jennifer L. Amert Sept. 23, 2000, and she survives.

Other survivors include: maternal grandparents, Mr. James and Luella Corfman of rural Nevada, Ohio; a sister, Ms. Tammy Beis of rural Sycamore, Ohio; and many aunts, uncles, nephews and cousins.

His paternal grandparents, Charles and Doris Beis, preceded him in death.

He was a 1988 graduate of Mohawk High School; formerly employed at B.F. Walton and Sons Seed Co., Upper Sandusky, Ohio; and presently employed as a high voltage line construction technician for Vaughn Industries, Carey, Ohio.

He was a certified journeyman; and a member of the Smithville United Methodist Church. He loved the outdoors, loved to farm, also collected John Deere Tractors and also loved to work on his 1949 Ford truck which he took to many car shows. He also loved to build and fix things.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 12, 2003, in the Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, Ohio, with the Rev. Kelly Brown and the Rev. Sonja Bender officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore.

Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Sunday, May 11, 2003, in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Mohawk Community Library, Obstetric Dept. of Wyandot Memorial Hospital or to a charity of the donor's choice.


Agnew Helen M.

FOSTORIA --- Helen M. Agnew, 90, of North Union Street, Fostoria, died Wednesday evening, May 21, 2003, at Independence House in Fostoria. She was born Sept. 8, 1912, in Fostoria to the late Charles and Florence (Cole) Myers. On May 22, 1937, she married Lloyd W. Agnew. He died in May 2000.

Survivors include: a son, Robert Agnew of Columbus; a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Jane Heimberger of Willowick; and four grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be at Union Cemetery.

Visitation is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


Anderson, Arthur C.

Arthur C. Anderson, 90, resident of Parkview Care Center, Fremont, Ohio, and formerly of Kansas, Ohio, died at 3:40 p.m. Friday, May 30, at Parkview Care Center in Fremont.

He was born Aug. 19, 1912 in Kansas, Ohio, to James and El Nora (Lynch) Anderson. He first married Helen Lambright and she died during childbirth April 15, 1946. He then married Mildred French-Reidling Dec. 27, 1947, in Kansas, Ohio.

Survivors include: his wife, Mildred Anderson of Fremont; a son, James Anderson-DePree of Chicago, Ill.; three step-sons, Jerald Reidling of Fostoria, Raymond Reidling of Millbury, and Dwight Reidling of Toledo; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by: his first wife, Helen; a brother, John Anderson; and two sisters, Marian Stryker and Margaret DePree.

He was a 1930 graduate of Jackson Liberty High School; received a teaching degree from Hope College in Holland, Mich.; retired in 1991 as a self-employed farmer. He had farmed all his life and was also a former teacher.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2003, at Liberty Cemetery near Kansas, Ohio, with the Rev. Robert Chew officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the Kansas United Methodist Church or to the Kansas Volunteer Fire Dept.
Services are being handled by the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Borer, Cecilia, V.

CV. Borer, 79, formerly of 213 Circular St., Tiffin, died at noon, Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Autumnwood Care Center.

She was born Aug. 28, 1923, in New Riegel, to Anthony and Clara (Hoepf) Borer.

Surviving are: three sisters, Anna (Vincent) Bentz of Fostoria, Mrs. Herman L. (Agnes) Mathias of Carey, and Martha (John) Kirchner of Tiffin; many nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceding her in death were: parents, and two sisters, Catherine Carp and Isabella Steinmetz.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and its Rosary-Altar Society.

Ms. Borer attended St. Joseph School. She loved bingo, making ceramics, reading, and listening to Polka music.

The Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 14, 2003, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. James K. Say officiating. The Rosary will be recited at 10:15 at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 13 at the Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883 (419) 447-3113.

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


Bartchlett, Janet

Janet Louise Bartchlett, 56, of 515 Second St., died at 12:56 a.m. Friday, June 13, 2003 at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center.

Surviving are her husband, Wayne Bartchlett; two brothers, Donald J. Powers, Findlay;and Gary A. (Edie) Powers, Fostoria; and two sisters, Patricia Anderson and Becky S. Powers, both of Findlay.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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


Behm, Doris I.

Doris I. Behm, 83, of Attica, died Friday, July 4, 2003, at her home. She was born Nov. 21, 1919, in Attica, to the late William "Ed" and Minnie (Carrick) Bollinger. Mrs. Behm was married June 8, 1975, to Paul Behm, who preceded her in death Aug. 4, 2000.

Mrs. Behm was a graduate of Attica High School, class of 1937, and worked at the Attica Cafe for years. She was a member of the Attica United Methodist Church, life member of the American Legion Auxiliary and former member of the Attica Rebecca's.

Mrs. Behm is survived by: a son, Rockne Martin of Attica; four daughters: Patricia Kean, Shirley Jaynes and Lydia Martin, all of Attica, and Susan Robbins of Lebanon, Ky.; a stepson, Marshall Behm of Silverdale, Wash.; three stepdaughters, Barbara Schaaf of Attica, Victoria Walliser of Fostoria and Valerie Gordon of Stilwell, Kan.; 11 grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Howard Bollinger of Attica and Walter Bollinger of Toledo.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Ireta Burwell, and a brother, Russell Bollinger.

Private family graveside services will be today at the Attica-Venice Township Cemetery, with Pastor Mark Boedeker of the church officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Attica United Methodist Church, Mill Street, Attica or the Seneca East Public Library, P.O. Box 572, Attica, Ohio 44807.

The staff of the Lindsey-Foos-Kocher Funeral Service, 1295 W. Tiffin St., Attica, is in care of the arrangements


Balsat, Mary

Mary Balsat, 91, formerly of 146 Lunt St., Fostoria, died at 4:05 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2003, at St. Luke's Lutheran Home in North Canton.

She was born Dec. 24, 1911, in New Denhoff, Russia, to William and Mary (Scheafer) Vogel. On April 24, 1930, at Hope Lutheran Church in Fostoria, she married Christopher Balsat. He died in 1956.

Surviving are: a son, Howard Balsat of Uniontown; and a special friend, James Drumm.

Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Fountain Cemetery.

The Mann-Hare Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


Bixler, Marita Joyce

FOSTORIA -- Marita Joyce Bixler, 72, of West Culbertson Street, Fostoria, died at 6:52 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center in Findlay.

She was born July 1, 1931, in West Independence to the late Robert and Anna (Shumaker) Sopher. She married Warren D. Coppus and they divorced. She then married Charles W. Bixler on Oct. 17, 1951, in Findlay. He died July 5, 1995.
Surviving are: three sons, Charles and Chris Coppus of Carroll, and Michael Bixler of Fostoria; four daughters, Mrs. William (Cynthia) Nye of Fostoria, Debra Shifflett of Columbus, Mrs. David (Jan) Beach and Marcia Barth, both of Findlay; a brother, Joe Sopher of Findlay; and a sister, Ruth Ann Stansbury of Upper Sandusky; 19 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.


Beck, Richard

Richard Clifton Beck, 59, of 621 W. Sandusky St., Findlay, passed away at 12:09 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003 at the Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center Emergency Room.

Born Dec. 28, 1943 in Vanlue to Claude Addison and Lea Jene Brown (Ayers) Beck, both are deceased, he married Ruthie Agnes Pelton on August 17, 1968 and she survives

Also surviving are two daughters, Regina Marie (David C.) Kolan and Rita J. (Donald L.) Large, both of Findlay; two brothers, Terry A. (Rose) of Ft. Pierce, Fla.; and Max E. (Gladys) of Watton, Mich.; and five sisters, Norma Jene McCoy, Brownsville, Texas; Natalie (Marvin) Reinhart, Fostoria; Margaret (Dave) Rice, McComb; Marlene (Russ) Lanker, McCutchenville, Ohio; and Connie (Donald) Bird, Tiffin. Also surviving are granddaughters whom he loved dearly, Shianne R. Large and Adelei M. Kolan.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Norman Victor Beck and Ronnie Joe Beck; and a sister, Ruthie M Beck.

Richard was a member of St. Michael The Archangel Catholic Church where he was an usher for many years at the 11 a.m. Sunday Mass. He was also a member of Knights of Columbus 4th Degree and Holy Name Society. Richard was formerly employed at San-A-Pure Dairy for 17 years, Snyder Lumber Yard in Vanlue, and currently employed at High Quality Plastics for 17 years as a machine operator. He also delivered The Courier for many years in Vanlue. Richard was an avid football fan, he loved his Cleveland Browns, Ohio State Buckeyes and Detroit Demolition Pro Women's Football Team.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael The Archangel Catholic Church, downtown, the Rev. Adam Hertzfeld officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay.

Visitation will be held from 2-9 P.M. Friday at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay, where the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree standing guard from 7-9 p.m. and a Rosary will be recited at 8:30 p.m., followed by the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Presentation.

Memorials may be made to St. Michael's Catholic School Building Fund or a charity of the donor's choice.


Boone, Leslie

Funeral services for Leslie Irene Boone, infant daughter of Jeremy J. and Nicole M. (Holmes) Boone of 1729 Woodridge Crescent, Findlay, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church, the Rev. John Wurster officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.

Leslie died at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003 at Motts Children's Hospital, Ann Arbor, Mich.

She was born June 18, 2003 in Bluffton.

Surviving are maternal grandparents, J. William and Susan Hollington, Findlay; and Sherman L. Holmes, Tustin, Mich.; paternal grandparents, Horace and Nan Boone, Arcadia; paternal great grandmothers, Anna Mae Zuern, Fostoria; and Mary Boone, Fostoria; great grandmother, Mary Masters Hollington, Findlay; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 3883 Monroe St., Toledo, 43606.


Bugner, Frank M.

Frank M. Bugner, 95, died at 4:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003, in Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria, where he resided.

He was born Feb. 21, 1908, in Alvada, to John and Anna (Hoffbauer) Bugner. He married Mary A. Thill Nov. 11, 1941, in St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Fostoria. She died June 20, 2002.
Surviving are: a son, Edward (Diane) Bugner of Medina; a daughter, Catherine (Donald) Noga of Middleburg Heights; six grandchildren, Andrew, Christine and Steven Noga; Mark, Paul and John Bugner; a brother, Raymond Bugner of Fostoria; and four sisters, Emma LaFontaine of New Riegel, Clara Michels of McHenry, Ill., Estella Logsdon of Alvada and Rosina Might of Blairsville, Ga.

Preceding him in death were: his parents; wife; and three brothers, Joseph, Albert and Julius Bugner.

Mr. Bugner was owner of "Bugner's Grocery" in Fostoria for 23 years (1947-1969).

He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Fostoria, an honorary life member of Knights of Columbus Council 1197, Fostoria Third Degree, Catholic Knights of Ohio Branch 52 of New Riegel, New Riegel Moose Lodge 872, and Fostoria United Sportsman Club.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Wendelin Cemetery.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Hoening Funeral Home in Fostoria, where a CK of O memorial service will be at 4 p.m. and a Rosary will be prayed at 8:45 p.m. Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Wendelin School Scholarship Fund, in memory of Frank and Mary Bugner, c/o Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, OH 44830.


Bradner, Donnie

FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Donnie E. Bradner, 30, of Star Avenue, Fostoria, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Donald Goodwin officiating. The body will be cremated.

Visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Bradner died of natural causes Friday, Aug. 29, 2003 at St. Marys Joint Township Medical Center.

Surviving are his wife, Stephanie Bradner, Fostoria; two sons, Shawn and Donn, both at home; a stepdaughter, Briana Shiley, at home; two brothers, Shawn and Tim, both of Amsden; and a half brother, Jerry Bradner, Columbus.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association or a charity of the donor's choice.


Brundage, Helen V.

Helen V. Brundage, 90, died at 2:10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003, at the Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria, where she resided.

She was born Dec. 7, 1912, in Timberville, Va., to the late Henry Moffett and Grace Ellen (Estep) Andes.

Surviving are a nephew Ronald L. Andes of Perrysburg; a niece, Janet M. Bruck of Boyonton Beach, Fla.; and a brother, Lester R. Andes of Bayonet Point, Fla.

A graduate of Columbian High School, Helen worked as a medical Record Administrator for 40 years at Mercy Hospital. She was a member of Washington Street United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003, at Turner-Engle Funeral Home, 135 N. Washington St., with the Rev. Greg Sellers officiating. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery, Tiffin.

Visitation will be 11-11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Care.


Bauman, Viola

FOSTORIA -- Viola K. Bauman, 89, formerly of McDougal Street, Fostoria, died at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria.

Surviving are a son, James L. Hurtt, Fairborn; and a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Carolyn) Ellis, Tonopah, Ariz.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria, the Rev. Larry Knigga officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to the church or the nursing home.


Bickley, IIIa

FREMONT -- Illa M. Bickley, 75, of Fremont, died at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2003 at Countryside Care Center, Fremont.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, the Rev. Gus Christo-Baker officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

There will be no visitation.

Born May 14, 1928 in Mabscott, W.Va., to Max and Letha (Bradley) Cooper, she married Robert A. Bickley on Oct. 20, 1946 in Glouster and he preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons, Greg of Fostoria; and Max of Walbridge; three daughters, Mrs. Mike (Sue) Bowser, Pawleys Island, S.C.; Mrs. Paul (Ann) Lucius, Fremont; and Mrs. Jerry (Carolyn) Johnson, Bradner; a sister, Ivadine Johnson in California.

Preceding her in death are two brothers, Jim and Dewey Cooper; and two sisters, Lucille Wilkins and Maxine Myers.

Mrs. Bickley retired in 1977 from Allied Signal (now Honeywell) after 30 years.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer Foundation or Hospice of Memorial Hospital, Fremont.


Bugner, Raymond

FOSTORIA -- A Mass of Christian Burial for Raymond F. Bugner, 91, of Fostoria, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Peter Parish Cemetery, Alvada.

Visitation will be held from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a rosary will be prayed at 8:30 p.m. A rosary will also be prayed at 10 Friday at the church.

Mr. Bugner died at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003 at Fostoria Community Hospital.

Born Feb. 17, 1912 in Alvada to John and Anna (Hoffbauer) Bugner, he married Dolores Anna Marshall on June 10, 1939 at St. Peter Catholic Church, Alvada, and she died Nov. 25, 1999.

Surviving are two sons, John R. (Linda) of Shiloh, Ill.; and Douglas E. (Darla) of Rochester, N.Y.; three daughters, Mrs. Dan (Dorothy) Opperman, Fostoria; Mrs. Robert (Joan) Alexander, Jackson, Mich.; and Suzanne Elter, Holland; four sisters, Emma LaFontaine, New Riegel; Clara Michels, McHenry, Ill.; Estella Logsdon, Alvada; and Rosina Might, Blairsville, Ga.; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and three step great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death are four brothers, Joseph, Albert, Frank and Julius.

Mr. Bugner retired in 1974 from Union Carbide, Fostoria, after 30 years of service. He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, a Life Member of the New Riegel Moose, Honorary Life member of Knights of Columbus council 1197, 3rd degree, Fostoria, VFW Dads Club, and the Fostoria Elks Lodge 935.

Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin Church.


Brookman, Eleanore

ARCADIA -- Eleanore A. Brookman, 83, of Scott Street, Arcadia, died at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2003 at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center, Findlay.

She was born June 14, 1920 in Cygnet, Ohio to the late Clarence E. and Erma (Hawk) Brookman. Eleanore married Herbert Philo, and they were divorced. On June 15, 1941, she married Elzy Brookman in North Baltimore, Ohio, and he preceded her in death November 11, 1980.

Surviving are a son, Scott E. (Karen) Philo, Lorain; three grandchildren, Stacey, Shannon, and Shawn; three great grandchildren; and two brothers, Charles Ewing, Fenton, Mich.; and Richard Ewing, Toledo.

A brother, Russell Ewing, also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Brookman was a floor inspector at Ford Motor Co. (now Honeywell), Fostoria, for 34 years, retiring in 1974. She had previously been a recording secretary for the AFL-CIO. A graduate of DeVilbiss High School, Toledo, she attended Findlay College for two years. She was a member of the Fostoria Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Mrs. Brookman was a kind and giving lady. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, and traveling to many places in the United States and abroad.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Interment Arcadia Cemetery, Arcadia.

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

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, 110 S. Main Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840.


Brickles, Herbert L.

Herbert L. Brickles, 89, of TR 21, Fostoria, died at 5:57 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003, in Toledo Hospital.

He was born April 2, 1914, in Nelsonville, to the late Clinton and Gertrude (Kelch) Brickles. He married Phyllis Heck Oct. 24, 1942, in Bowling Green. She died Nov. 2, 1984. He married Ada Still March 25, 1995, in Frostproof, Fla. She survives in Fostoria.
Also surviving are: a son, Billy Brickles of Ortonville, Mich.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Jay Brickles of Green Valley, Ariz., and Don Brickles of Tennessee; and a sister, JoAnne Jones of Willard.

Mr. Brickles was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery in Fostoria with military honors conducted by the Joint Veterans Group of Fostoria.

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


Buess, Marjorie

FOSTORIA -- Private family services for Marjorie A. Buess, 75, of 718 Berkshire Drive, Fostoria, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Shields Funeral Home, Wharton, the Rev. Brett Kelly officiating. Burial will be in Wharton-Richland Union Cemetery, Wharton.

There will be no visitation.

Mrs. Buess died at 11:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, 2003 at her residence.

Born Oct. 15, 1927 in Upper Sandusky to Howard and Loretta (Wiebeck) Bricely, she married Richard W. Buess on Jan. 7, 1949 and he survives in Fostoria.

Also surviving are a son, David Wayne (Regina) of Boaz, Ala.; a daughter, Susan Kay (Joe) Metzger, Lynn, Ind.; a sister, Marilyn J. (James) Orr, Wilson, N.C.; four grandchildren, a great-grandchild and two step-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death is a brother, Donald Eugene Bricely.

She was a homemaker.

Memorials may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice, Findlay


Bryant, Anthony

FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Anthony Dean "Tony" Bryant, 43, of Township Road 34, Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Amy Marie Babcock officiating.

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

Mr. Bryant died at 9:36 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003 at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center, Findlay.

Surviving are his parents, Jack and Ruth Bryant, Fostoria; a son, Andrew of Bettsville; a daughter, Sarah Bryant, Bettsville; a brother, Vincent "Paul" of Spencer; and two sisters, Mrs. Larry A. (Teresa) Durst, Kansas, Ohio; and Mrs. Wes (Cyndy) House, Bettsville.

Memorials may be made to the Bryant Children Trust Fund in care of Fostoria Credit Union, 1605 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, 44830.


Burns, Douglas

Douglas L. Burns, 51, of Bowling Green, Ohio died Thursday, September 25, 2003 at 8:10 p.m. in the Wood County Hospital, Bowling Green, Ohio

He was born November 10, 1951 in Fostoria, Ohio to Junior V. and Gertrude S. (Jones) Burns. His father survives in Fostoria, Ohio and his mother is deceased.

Surviving are his father, a special companion, Joshua Pierson, Bowling Green, Ohio; a sister; Jeanette Williams, Coshocton, Ohio

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Mr. burns had worked at B.G.S.U. in publication and communication through NWOET (Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation). He was a former member of Plain Congregational Church, Bowling Green Ohio; the Wayne Volunteer Fire Department, Wayne, Ohio: and the Central Joint Fire Department, Portage, Ohio

Douglas was a 1969 graduate of Fostoria High School, Fostoria, Ohio

Memorial services will be at a later date.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements are being handled by Barndt Funeral Home, Wayne Ohio.

A private memorial service will be in Grayson, Ky., at a later date.

The Bringman-Clark and Co. Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky is in charge of the arrangements.


Beck, Terry

FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- Funeral services for Terry A. Beck, 63, of Fort Pierce, Fla., will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Yates Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Pierce, Fla. Burial will be in White City Cemetery, Fort Pierce.

Visitation will be held from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel.

Mr. Beck died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003 in Fort Pierce, Fla.

He was born in Findlay and moved from North Baltimore to Fort Pierce in 1971.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Rose Beck, Fort Pierce, Fla.; three sons, Terry A. Jr. and Terry Casdorph, both of Fort Pierce, Fla.; and Bobby of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; two daughters, Barbara McKeon and April Clark, both of Fort Pierce, Fla.; a brother, Max of Watton, Mich.; five sisters, Norma Jean McCoy, Brownsville, Texas; Natalie Rinehart, Fostoria; Connie Bird, Tiffin; Margaret Rice, McComb; and Marlene Lanker, McCutchenville; and five grandchildren.

Prior to retirement he was a truck driver for a transportation company and he was an avid bowler and woodworker.


Butler, Julia

Julia Butler, 58, of 114 W. Culbertson St., Fostoria, died at 4:36 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at Fostoria Community Hospital.

She was born April 20, 1945, in Toledo, to Lee Betzer and Ruth (Bullock) Sprow-Betzer. She married John "Jack" Butler Oct. 5, 1963, in Fostoria and he survives.

Also surviving are: three sons, John Butler and Jeff Butler, both of Pacolet, S.C., and Jamey Butler of Fostoria; a foster daughter, Kim Hannigan of Spartanburg, S.C.; nine grandchildren; a brother, Fred Sprow of Okinawa; and a sister, Linda Zarzycki of Lexington, Mich.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church. Burial will be in Floyds Pacolet Chapel Cemetery, Pacolet, S.C.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria, with a Christian wake services at 7 p.m.


Brewer, Everett H.

Everett H. Brewer, 71, of Williston Avenue, Fostoria, died at 8:49 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at his residence.

He was born April 20, 1932, in Risingsun, to the late Francis and Lola (Pierson) Brewer. He married Marlene Martin in 1958 in Pemberville. They divorced. He then married Sharon Pence Sept. 13, 1980, in Clintwood, W.Va. She survives in Fostoria.
Also surviving are: his stepfather, John B. Sams of Risingsun; four sons, Keith, Kenny and Kurt Brewer of Risingsun, and Kent Brewer of Fostoria; two daughters, Kathy Skaggs of Risingsun and Kay Clark of Helena; three stepsons, Howard Haudenshild of Texas, Brian Haudenshild of Fostoria and Joe Haudenshild of Lima; two stepdaughters, Theresa Purdy and Esther Myers, both of Lima; 20 grandchildren; a greatgrandchild; and a sister, Barbara Woodruff of Cygnet.

Mr. Brewer was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the services on Tuesday, at the funeral home.


Butler, Rosemary E.

FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Rosemary E. Butler, 64, formerly of Fostoria, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

Mrs. Butler died at 6:35 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003 at Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin.

Surviving are a son, John "Jack" of Mount Cory; a brother, Jim Arend, Lorain; and two sisters, Janet Caskey and Mrs. Kenny (Joanne) Fillhart, both of Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice in care of the funeral home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, 44830.


Baker, Raymond H.

RISINGSUN -- Raymond H. "Ray" Baker, 70, of Risingsun, died at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003 at his residence.

He was born Nov. 15, 1932 in Fostoria to Hubert N. and Kathryn (Mabus) Baker. He married Marilyn "June" Gorrill on Sept. 6, 1952 in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and she survives.

Also surviving is a son, Kenneth L. (Mary) of Risingsun; two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Denise A.) Conrad, Gibsonburg; and Mrs. Gary (Deborah G.) Hofelich, Genoa; eight grandchildren four great-grandchildren; a brother, Edward of Wayne; and four sisters, Mrs. Wallace (Mary Jo) Wagner, Wayne; Mrs. Robert (Regina) Dibling, Fostoria; Mrs. Edward (Marge) Reinhart, Kansas, Ohio; and Mrs. Al. (Joyce) Spencer, Burgoon.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Dana Baker; and three brothers, Robert, Thomas and James.

Mr. Baker was a lifelong farmer. Ray loved dancing, gardening and woodworking.

He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Millersville; and 1950 graduate of Montgomery Local High School, Wayne; a Korean War Army veteran; life member and officer of American Legion Post 183; Color Guard and Calf Club, Pemberville; life member and trustee of VFW Post 421 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 430, both in Fostoria; member of Toledo Swiss Men's Society; member and served on the board of directors of Soil & Water Conservation of Sandusky County and Sun Grain Elevator Association, Risingsun; Ohio Cattlemen's Association; National Farmers Organization; Ohio Corn Growers; and Ohio Soybean Growers Association.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Ted. Miller officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery, where military funeral honors will be held.

Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. Friday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, and an hour before Mass Saturday at the church. A Christian wake service will be held at 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Church, 875 Ohio 635, Helena, OH 43435; or Hospice of Memorial Hospital, 430 S. Main St., Clyde, OH 43410.


Barringer, William F.

William F. Barringer, 76, of Circle Drive, Fostoria, died at 12:47 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, at his home.

He was born Oct. 26, 1927, in Fostoria, to the late Charles and Chloe (Grant) Barringer. He married Patricia G. (Barley) Barringer Nov. 29, 1944, in Covington, Ky. She survives in Fostoria.
Also surviving are: a son, William Barringer of Fostoria; a daughter, Lynda Delfin of Fresno, Calif.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was proceded in death by his parents; and five brothers, Donald Barringer, Bernard Barringer, Charles Barringer, Lester Baringer and Robert Barringer

He retired in 1985 from Allied Signal (now Honeywell) where he worked in plant security for 29 years.

He was a 1945 graduate of Fostoria High School.

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

Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fountain Cemetery in Fostoria with burial following.

Visitation will be 12-1 p.m. Tuesday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.


Beck, Tammy Mae

Tammy Mae Beck, 30, of Jackson Street, Fostoria, died unexpectedly of natural causes Friday morning at Toledo Hospital.

She was born in Fostoria Aug. 1, 1973.

Tammy is survived by parents, Mike and Peg Beck of Fostoria; grandmother Elinor Beck of Fostoria; and three sisters, Mrs. Sam (Teri) Kitchen of Fostoria, Mrs. Josh (Richelle/Ricci) Yost of Lexington, Ky., and Christina Beck of Fostoria; and her cat Bandit.

Tammy was preceded in death by grandparents William and Margaret Ellis of Fostoria and Bob Beck of Sandusky.

She graduated from Fostoria High School in 1994 and was employed at Wendy's for eight years.

Tammy was a member of St. Wendelin Parish, Seneca County Opportunity Center Community Options, as well as SPECK at St. Wendelin Church. She was an annual participant at the FAME Games for 17 years, where she was a recipient of a Gold Medal.

Tammy had an immense love for music and movies and enjoyed entertaining through song and dance. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards and making friendship bracelets. She touched every life she came in contact with, and will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.

Mass of Christian burial, a celebration of Tammy's life, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Fostoria with Father Douglas Garand presiding. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery.

Visitation will be 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, where the Rosary will be prayed at 8:30 p.m.

The Rosary will also be prayed at 10 a.m. at the church Tuesday.

Donations in Tammy's name can be made to the Parent Council


Arthur Balsat

Arthur C. Balsat, 78, died Tuesday. July 2, 2002

He was born Nov. 22, 1923, in Ohio. An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he was a manufacturing technician for Department of Defense and a 45-year resident of Boulder City.

He is survived by his sisters, Helen Horner of Las Vegas, Helene of Reno and Ruth Soraghan of Springfield, Va.

Mr. Balsat graduated from Fostoria High School in 1941.

Services are private. Bunkers Mortuary handled arrangements.


Brickner, Marjorie A.

Marjorie A. Bricker, 93, formerly of 849 Walnut St., Fostoria, died at 6:20 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, at Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria, where she was a resident.

Born Feb. 27, 1910, in Arcadia, Ohio, to the late George and Nora (Oberholtzer) Stall, she married Raymond C. Bricker and he preceded her in death, Feb. 23, 1980.
Survivors include: one son, Carl B. "Butch" Bricker and his wife, Judy; two daughters, Mrs. Jack (Carolyn) Earl and Mrs. Donald (Betty) Ecker, all of Fostoria; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: two sons, Tom and William Bricker; three grandsons, Terry Bricker and Rick and Randy Earl; one brother, Luther Stull; and two sisters, Marie Grover and Rachel Clymer.

Mrs. Bricker was a homemaker and seamstress, and worked in the cafeteria at Jackson-Liberty High School for a number of years.

She was a member of Kansas United Methodist Church and its United Methodist Women, Shepherd Center, AARP, and Harrison Trail Garden Club. She was also a 4-H advisor for several years.

Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria. with the Rev. Ivan Schwenn officiating. Burial will follow in Arcadia Cemetery.

Friends will be received 2-4 amd 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Kansas United Methodist Church or to a charity of the donor's choice.


Black, Randy L.

GREEN SPRINGS -- Funeral services for Randy L. Black, 20, of Township Road 169, Green Springs, and formerly of Fostoria, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Edmond Zickefoose officiating. Burial will be in Seneca Memory Gardens, near Tiffin.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Black died at 7:35 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003 at Mercy Hospital, Tiffin.

Surviving are his parents, Charles and Carol Black III, Fostoria; his fiance, Dawn Marie Thoney, Green Springs; two stepdaughters, Kiana Marie and Paige Renea Dunn, both at home; three brothers, Matthew, Charles IV and Joshua, all of Fostoria; a sister, Elizabeth Black, Fostoria; maternal grandmother, Lois Dearsman, Fostoria; and paternal grandparents, Charles Black II, Toledo; and Marilyn Black, Fostoria.

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


Brose, Allen M.

FOSTORIA -- A Mass of Christian Burial for Allen Mark Brose, 46, of Fostoria, will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria. Burial will be in the parish cemetery with military rites by United Veterans of Fostoria.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will be held at 8:30 p.m. A rosary will be recited at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the church.

Mr. Brose died Monday morning, Nov. 17, 2003, at his residence.

Surviving are his wife, Deanna Brose, Fostoria; two daughters, Caroline and Tiffany Brose, both at home; a sister, Phyllis Bercaw, Fostoria; a brother, David J. of Fostoria; and two half sisters, Judy Brose, Fostoria; and Betty Brose, McComb.

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


Bradner, H. Robert

H. Robert Bradner, 79, of Fostoria, died at 8:35 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003, peacefully at his home. In October of 1999, Bob had a thoracic aneurysm repaired which left him a paraplegic.

He was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Tiffin, to the late Harry R. and Beatrice M. (Wonderly), Bradner. He married Helen C. Heilman, May 29, 1948, in St. Wendelin Catholic Church.
Surviving are: his wife of 55 years, Helen Bradner of Fostoria; two daughters, Judith (Michael) Russell of Fostoria and Laura (Chuck) Theis of Tiffin; two sons, Thomas Bradner of Fostoria and Fred Bradner of Ames, Iowa; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, James (Norma) Bradner of Fort Wayne, Ind., William (Marilyn) Bradner of Winter Springs, Fla., David (Betty) Bradner of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; and step-mother Haydee Bradner of Fostoria.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Robert; and a brother, Richard.

Mr. Bradner retired in 1986 from Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative in North Baltimore after 28 years. He was director of public relations serving as past president of Ohio Member Services Association, and Wood County Council of Cooperatives-President. A sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, he served in Italy, Austria and Germany. Later he served as Fostoria Safety-Service director 1954-1957 under Mayor Ray Coburn. Mr. Bradner assisted photographer Pat Marchion four years and was a 10 year associate of Hoening Funeral Home. He was also a familiar voice on WFOB radio, promoting Hancock-Wood Electric.

Mr. Bradner was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Fostoria, where he had been a lay distributor, lector, head usher and member of St. Wendelin's first school board; AARP, Catholic Golden Agers, member first St. Wendelin Boy Scout Troop 50; life member of the American Legion Post 73, and Knights of Columbus Council 1179, member VFW Post 421; a literacy tutor; and fast pitch softball catcher for K of C and Peggs Paints All Stars; slow pitch softball first baseman for K of C Old Timers. He was a 1942 graduate of St. Wendelin High School and later attended John Carroll University in Cleveland.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens in Arcadia, where the United Veterans of Fostoria will conduct military honors.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will take place at 8:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Fostoria Home Health Care, St. Wendelin Church and Seneca County Community Hospice Care.


Barbour, Nina L.

FOSTORIA -- Nina L. Barbour, 76, formerly of Walnut Street, Fostoria, died at 2:50 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria.

Surviving are her husband, Carl E. of Fostoria; two daughters, Mrs. John (Carla) Ballreich and Mrs. John (Peggy) Souder, both of Fostoria; and two stepsisters, Opal Babcock, Risingsun; and Janet McDaniel, Findlay.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Larry W. Knigga officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

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


Brandeberry, Lauren "Bud"

FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Lauren "Bud" Brandeberry, 79, formerly of East High Street, Fostoria, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation will be held an hour before services Monday at the funeral home.

Mr. Brandeberry died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003 at St. Catherine Care Center, Fostoria.

Surviving is a sister, Mrs. William (June) Allen, Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 1200 Van Buren St., Fostoria, 44830.


Brickner, Agnes B.

Agnes B. Brickner, 92, formerly of E. North St., Fostoria, died at 7:10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, in Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria.

She was born March 24, 1911, in St. Croix, Ind., to the late Martin and Della (Bodart) Flannagan. She married Robert B. Brickner, June 30, 1934, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Fostoria. He died Sept. 10, 1957.

Surviving are: two sons, Eugene H. Brickner of Upper Sandusky and Robert C. (Martha) Brickner of Green Valley, Ariz.; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Charles Flannagan of Jasper, Ind., Albert Flannagan of St. Croix, Ind., and Martin Flannagan of Chillicothe, Ohio,; and three sisters, Anna Ramsey of Newburgh, Ind., Irene Flamion and Christine Hawkins, both of Tell City, Ind.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband; a brother, William Flannagan; and two sisters, Florence Flannagan and Helen Beck.

Mrs. Brickner was a homemaker and retired from RCA in Findlay in 1976.

She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, and its Rosary-Altar Society; and the daughters of Isabella.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery in Fostoria.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Hoening Funeral Home in Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will take place at 7:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin Catholic Church and the Alzheimer's Unit of Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria.


Bower (Wilnetta) June

June(Wilnetta) Bower, 85, a native of Fostoria, died Saturday Dec. 27,2003 in Tallahassee, Fla.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday Jan 2, in the Chapel of Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee, Fla. with interment following in Roselawn cemetery, also in Tallahassee, Fla.

Mrs. Bower was born July 22, 1918 the daughter of William and Myrtle (Greer) Butzier. She was a longtime employee of Bugner's Grocery Store and also worked at Whitney's Drug Store and Kelly's Diner all of Fostoria. She was a member of the Foursquare Church .

She is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Bower and Pat Dillingham, both of Tallahassee, FLa.; her son, Kenneth Bower, Frederick, Md.; five grandchildren, Candi Bower, Brett Bower and Jillian Bower, all of Cincinnati; Micheal Bower and Daniel Bower both serving with the United States military; and two great-grandchildren. Also surviving are several nieces, nephew and cousins in Ohio.

 

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