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2003 Obituaries - H, I & J
Hackney, Betty J.
Hadacek, Alice L. "Alouise"
Hade Mary E.
HAGENBUCH, REV. GEORGE  S.
Hagerman, James F.
Hammer, Kendra Jean
Hammer, Kenneth L.
Hammer, Marvine
HAMPSHIRE, MARYALICE
Hanson, Elvira L.
HARLETT, PATRICIA
Harpel, Barbara (Loe)
HARRIS, JAMES  T
Hartley, LaVonne J.
HARTSCHUH, MARY E.
Heckathorn, Paul R.
Heischman, Mildred
HEISHMAN, WILLIAM  G.
Helle, M. Esta
Hemmerly, Rodney A.
Higginbotham, Lawrence M.
HILL, RUSSELL H.
HINDALL, LULA  M.
HIRSCH, ALICE  R.
Hiser, Doris, L.
Hoffman, Darrel "Peachy"
HOHMAN, HERBERT  R.
Hohman, Robert C.
Holden, Rolda (Kirk)
Holman, Wanda M.
HONSE, PAUL A., JR.
HOOK, LLOYD  D.
Hoover, Mary J.
HOTELLING, RUTH  A.
House, William J.
Howell, Evelyn L.
Hudson, Loretta L.
Hummel, Mildred M.
Hunt, Terry L.
Hutchins, Erma Mae
HUTTON, EILEEN KAY
ICKES, ALFRED  O.
Ickes, Patricia "Pat"
Ickes, Jerry S.
Jackson, Luella
James, Alice P.
Janson, Linda J.
Jeffers, John W.V.
JOHNSON, ROBERT  E.
JONES, DANIEL  F.

Heischman, Mildred
(Former Fostorian)
 
    Mildred Irene "Millie" Heischman, 76 Floral City, Fla., died Jan. 4, 2003 at Citrus Memorial Hospital, Inverness, Fla.
 
    She was born Nov. 26, 1926 in Fostoria to Lester and Dorothy Hartley.  She married Richard L Heischman Jan. 31, 1970 and he survives in Floral City, Fla.
 
    Also surviving are two sons, David M. Heischman, Orlando Fla. and Steven C. Risner, Plant City, Fla.; three daughters, Sandra L. Bushong, Ocoee, Fla.; Linda Kay Hartman, Summerfield, Fla. and Vickie S. Risner, Floral City, Fla.; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
 
    She was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
 
    She retired from Excello Corporation,  Mrs. Heischman was of the Protestant faith.
 
    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Charles E. Davis Funeral Home Inverness, Fla. with the Rev. Clarence Helms officiating.  Burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Florida National Cemetery.
 
    Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
HARRIS, JAMES  T
 
  FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for James Thomas Harris II, 71, of Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m.  Monday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Larry W. Knigga officiating. Burial will be in  Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, with military rites by United Veterans of Fostoria.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
 
  Mr. Harris died at 12:05 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003 at Fostoria Community Hospital.
 
  He was born Jan. 3, 1932 in Fostoria to James Thomas and Mollie (Lind) Harris. He married Carolyn  Sue Cairns on Feb. 1, 1958 at Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are a son, James T. III of Philadelphia; two grandchildren; and two brothers, Nelson of  Atlanta; and Jack of Lexington.
 
  Mr. Harris retired from Atlas Crankshaft in Fostoria, where he worked for more than 30 years as a  foreman, production supervisor and profit center manager.
 
  He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, serving as a petty officer aboard the aircraft carrier  USS Coral Sea.
 
  He was a 1950 graduate of Fostoria High School and attended Bowling Green State University.
 
  He was a member of American Legion, VFW and AMVETS, all in Fostoria; was named 1974 Boss of  the Year by the Jaycees; and volunteered at Fostoria United Way.
 
  Memorials may be made to James T. and Carolyn S. Harris Scholarship Fund, Widener University, One  University Place, Chester, PA 19013-5792.
ICKES, ALFRED  O.
 
  FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Alfred O. Ickes, 76, of Atkins Avenue, Fostoria, will be held at  10:30 a.m. today at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Terry Steinhauer officiating.  Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay.
 
  Visitation will be held an hour before services today at the funeral home.
 
  Mr. Ickes died at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003 at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.
 
  He was born Aug. 10, 1926 in Eldorado, Kan. to Oscar and Geraldine (Cooley) Ickes. He married  Betty Wildman on June 18, 1947, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are two sons, Charles of Fostoria; and Dean of Charlotte, N.C.; a daughter, Mrs. Ray  (Mary) German, Arcadia; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Bessie Greeno,  North Baltimore.
 
  He was preceded in death by two grandchildren; and two brothers, Albert and Sylvester.
 
  Mr. Ickes retired in 1985 as a mechanic at Union Carbide Co. (now National Electrical Carbon) after 40  years.
 
  He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
 
  He attended New Hope Center, Fostoria; and was a member of Fostoria Moose Lodge 1567, Findlay  VFW Post 5645, North Baltimore American Legion Post 539 and North Baltimore Eagles Aerie 2633.
 
  Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or a charity of the donor's choice.
HILL, RUSSELL H.
 
Russell H. Hill, 52, of 511 Monticello Drive, Fostoria, died at 4:21 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, in St. Luke's Hospital, Lucas County, Maumee.
 
He was born Nov. 29, 1950, in Sandusky, to Richard and Pearl (Smith) Hill. His father is deceased and his mother survives.  On July 5, 1985, in Calvary United Methodist Church, Green Springs, he married Candela Leichty, who survives.
 
Other survivors include: a son, Carson Jordan Hill of Fostoria, a brother, Richard Hill of Fremont and a sister, Becky Martinez of Wayne.
 
A sister died in infancy.
 
Mr. Hill, a graduate of Fremont Ross High School, retired from the U.S. Army. He had been stationed in Germany. He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Green Springs, Fostoria Eagles and the Disabled American Veterans, where he was a lifetime member.  He had resided in Fostoria since 1985.
 
The service will be at noon Thursday, Jan. 23, in Calvary United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jared Williams officiating.  Burial will be in Green Springs Cemetery, with militaary graveside services.
 
Visitation will be 10 a.m. Thursday until time of the service.
 
Memorials may be made to his family. The Engle-Young Funeral Home, Green Springs, is in charge of arrangements.
HEISHMAN, WILLIAM  G.
 
William G. Heishman, 74, of Midvale Avenue, Clyde, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003, at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky.
 
He was born Feb. 1, 1928, in Castalia to the late Glenn and Dolores (Velizuette) Heishman. He married Helen (Benner) Heishman Sept. 15, 1952. She died in June 1950. He married Mary (Brown) Heishman Feb. 25, 1961. She survives.
 
Also surviving are: four sons, Benjamin Heishman, Samuel Heishman, Roy James Heishman and John Homer Heishman, all of Fremont; three daughters, Linda Benner of Clyde, Jeannie Cleveland of Fremont and Irene Frazier of Clyde; nine Fremont; three daughters, Linda Benner of Clyde, Jeannie Cleveland of Fremont and Irene Frazier of Clyde; nine grandchildren and eight step-grandchildren; a great-grandchild and two step great-grandchildren; three brothers, Elmer Heishman and Wayne Heishman, both of Clyde, and Kenneth Heishman of Fostoria.
 
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home in Clyde. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.
 
Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
HUTTON, EILEEN KAY
 
  Eileen Kay Hutton, 59, of 116 E. Bigelow Ave., died at 1:02 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003 at   Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center.
 
  She was born June 25, 1943 in Fostoria to Carroll A. and Shirley (Eblen) Criss. She married Max  Hutton on June 25, 1966, and he survives.
 
  Also surviving are a son, David of Findlay; a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Debra) Hosler, Findlay; three  grandchildren; two brothers, Eldon Criss, Clyde; and Walter Criss, Fostoria; and a sister, Mrs. William  (Carolyn) King, Fostoria.
 
  Mrs. Hutton retired in 2001 as a press operator at Centrex after 25 years, and co-owned SoftScent  candle shop.
 
  She was a member of College First Church of God.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. William Reist officiating. Burial will  be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, and from 11 a.m.  until services Friday at the church.
HARLETT, PATRICIA
 
Patricia Ann McCrory Harlett (11-24-32 1-11-03) came into this world on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 24, 1932) to Harry and Vivian McCrory in Tiffin, Ohio. She died Jan. 11, 2003.
 
After graduation from Columbian High School, she married James Harlett in 1952. They started a dry cleaning business in Tiffin, then in Toledo where they co-owned many restaurants and night clubs. After her divorce she moved to Deerfield Beach where she owned and operated the World's Trade Computer.
 
She will be missed by her children: Jennifer Harlett, Jeff (Kelly) Harlett, Jill (Denny) Kaminski, Jackie (Jerome) Slowinski; grandchildren: Joshua Feasel, Chrissy and Vickie Kaminski, Brook, Brady and Bridgett Harlett; aunt and uncle Phyllis and Dick Switzer.
 
Pat is preceded in death by her parents and granddaughter Jyllian Feasel.
 
Her smile and comfort will be missed by all she touched and those who loved her.
 
Memorial Mass will be 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The Rev. James K. Say will be officiating. A rosary will be prayed at 12:45 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
 
Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Care.
 
Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
HOHMAN, HERBERT  R.
 
Herbert R. "Herbie" Hohman, 77, of 58 N. Perry St., New Riegel, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, in the emergency room of Fostoria Community Hospital.
 
He was born July 15, 1925, in Seneca County, to Ferdinand A. and Estella (Woyciehowski) Hohman. They are deceased.
 
He married Helen R. (Kimmet) Hohman on Oct. 1, 1949, at St. Andrews in Liberty Township. She survives.
 
Also surviving are: a son Michael J. (Rebecca) Hohman of Tiffin; three daughters, Mrs. Michael (Karen A.) Dotson of Fostoria, Mrs. Steven (Shirley A.) Seifert of Tiffin and Mrs. Cindy S. Coffey of Lyndhurst; three brothers, Leo Hohman of Bowling Green, Norbert Hohman of Tiffin and Donald C. Hohman of New Riegel; and a sister, Mrs. Roy (Rosa) Keller of Tiffin; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren;
 
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Hohman; a grandchild; three brothers, Edward, John and Arthur Hohman; and three sisters, Alexina, Hilda and Rita.
 
Mr. Hohman was a production foreman at Bendix-Allied Signal retiring in 1980, after 33 1/2 years. He was also caretaker at St. Boniface Cemetery for 27 years.  He graduated from New Riegel High School in 1943.  Mr. Hohman was a U.S.Navy Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class serving during World War II in the Pacific Area.
 
He was a life member of the American Legion of New Riegel Post 354; 40-8 Voiture 1057; Life Member of VFW of Carey Post 3759; Sandusky River Coon Hunters; C K of O Branch 52; Moose 872; USS L. C. I. National Assoc; Buckeye Boys State Alumni Assoc. K of C Council 10749 of New Riegel and St. Boniface Catholic Church.
 
The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at St Boniface Church with the Rev. Leonard Kistler officiating.
 
Burial will be St. Boniface Cemetery, where a military graveside service will be conducted by the New Riegel American Legion Veterans.
 
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home, where a Christian Wake service will take place at 4 p.m. and a New Riegel American Legion Service at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
 
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
HARTSCHUH, MARY E.
Sister of Fostorian
 
Mary E. Hartschuh, 89, of 338 Benton Rd., Sycamore, Ohio, died at 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, due to an auto accident which occurred on Sunday.
 
She was born April 23, 1913, to William F. and Almina (Stuckey) Creeger in Seneca County and they are deceased. She married Herman S. Hartschuh June 11, 1949; and he died March 31, 1991.
 
Survivors include: Mrs. Tom (Dola) Loose of rural Sycamore, Bette Hartschuh of Findlay, Mr. Tim (Susan) Hartschuh of rural Tiffin, Mr. Rick (Jolynn) Hartschuh of Upper Sandusky; Mr. Brad Hartschuh of rural Tiffin, Mr. Jed Hartschuh of rural Sycamore; eight grandchildren, Kelly Dentinger, Brett Loose, Kurt Loose, Daniel Hartschuh, Tessa Hartschuh, Jacob Hartschuh, Derek Hartschuh, Courtney Comstock; eight great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Marguerite Reiss of Fostoria.
 
Also deceased are: a daughter, Linda Hartschuh who died in 1998; two brothers, Glenn and Robert Creeger; and a sister,Vesta Carrick.
 
She was a homemaker; attended Sycamore United Church of Christ; and a member of the Women's Guild of the church. She loved her family very much.
 
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, in the Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore with the Rev. Edgar W. Shelly officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore.
 
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at the funeral home.
 
Memorials may be made to Sycamore United Church of Christ or to a charity of the donor's choice.
JOHNSON, ROBERT  E.
 
  FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Robert E. Johnson, 56, of 431 W. North St., Fostoria, will be held  at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be private.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
  Mr. Johnson died at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003 at his residence.
 
  He was born Sept. 27, 1946 in Fostoria to Glenn E. and Mary C. (Saum) Johnson. He married Betty E.  Long on Sept. 27, 1974, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are four sons, Tim of Bradner; Mark of Perrysburg; and Perry and Bill, both of Fostoria;  two daughters, Mrs. David (Anjanette) Smolenski, Holiday, Fla.; and Mrs. Charles (Mary) Parks,  Fostoria; 15 grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Leroy (Stella) Johnson, Fostoria.
 
  Mr. Johnson retired in 1996 as supervisor of Fostoria Street Department after 25 years.
 
  He was a member of Fostoria Redmen Club.
 
  Memorials may be made to Bridge Home Health & Hospice, 415 College St., Findlay, 45840.
HONSE, PAUL A., JR.
 
  Funeral services for Paul A. Honse Jr., 61, of 518 Hull Ave., will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at  Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, the Rev. Gene Milioni officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens,  east of Findlay, with military rites by Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
 
  Mr. Honse died at 7:04 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003 at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center.
 
  He was born Aug. 24, 1941 in Findlay to Paul A. and Ruth E. (Breadley) Honse Sr. His mother survives  in Findlay. He married S. Jean Henry on March 19, 1970, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are five sons, Paul III, in Tennessee; Vance A. of Van Buren; Brad C. Honse and Brian  Scott Ludwig, both of Findlay; Vincent Ludwig, Fostoria; two daughters, Mrs. Jim (Carol Ann)  Ferguson, Norfolk, Va.; Kim D. Honse, Findlay; 15 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two  brothers, Robert of Leipsic; and Roy of Findlay.
 
  Mr. Honse worked at Chrysler, Fostoria, for 13 years, was a self-employed landscaper for 10 years and  worked six years in maintenance at Ramada Inn.
 
  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
 
  He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, VFW, Ohio Military Reserve, Ohio National Guard, Eagles  Aerie 2118 and Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department.
 
  Memorials may be made to Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio Memorial Program, 1545 Holland  Road, Suite E, Maumee, 43537.
HOTELLING, RUTH  A.
 
Ruth A. Hotelling, 55 formerly of 578 West St., Carey, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 25, 2003, at Wyandot Manor in
Upper Sandusky.
 
She was born on June 6, 1947, in Tiffin, to the late Kenneth L. and Maybelle K. (Risner) Logsdon. She married Thomas F. Hotelling on Aug. 24, 1968, in Our Lady of Consolation in Carey. He died on Nov. 11, 2000.
 
Surviving are: a son, Aaron T. Hotelling of Upper Sandusky; a daughter, Dana J. Hotelling of Carey; five grandchildren; two brothers, Lloyd Logsdon and Jerry Logsdon, both of Carey; six sisters, Juanita Welly, Janice Welly, and Mary Garner, all of Fostoria, Martha Mullholand, and Carol Pfeiffer, both of Carey.
 
The funeral will be 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home in Carey. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery in Carey.
 
Visitation will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
HAGENBUCH, REV. GEORGE  S.
 
  FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Rev. George S. Hagenbuch, 93, of 12600 W. Wagner St., Fostoria,   will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at First Brethren Church, Williamstown, the Rev. James Donnally   officiating. Burial will be in McGormley Cemetery, Fremont.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Crates Funeral Home, Arlington.
 
  Rev. Hagenbuch died at 9:20 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2003 at Fostoria Community Hospital.
 
  He was born Jan. 1, 1910 in Allentown, Pa. to Benjamin H. and Eva (Stocker) Hagenbuch. He married  Ruth N. Christiansen on Aug. 25, 1932, and she died Feb. 18, 1986. He later married Marie Clinger on  April 16, 1988, and she survives.
 
  Also surviving are three sons, Paul R. of Los Angeles; James P. of Dunkirk; John T. of Upper Sandusky;  two stepdaughters, Marlene Guzman, Fostoria; Dorothy Johnson, Jenera; nine grandchildren; eight  step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 16 step-great-grandchildren; and four  great-great-grandchildren.
 
  He was preceded in death by two sons, David and George S. Jr.
 
  Rev. Hagenbuch was a retired minister at First Brethren Church.
 
  He was a graduate of Moody Bible School, Chicago.
 
  He was a member of First Brethren Church.
 
  Memorials may be made to the church, 23225 U.S. 68, Williamstown, 45897.
HAMPSHIRE, MARYALICE
 
  FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Maryalice M. Hampshire, 76, of State Street, Fostoria, will be held  at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Donald Goodwin  officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
  Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
  Mrs. Hampshire died at 1:23 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2003 at Fostoria Community Hospital.
 
  She was born Dec. 17, 1926 in Bradner to Cloyce B. and Dorothy A. (Benton) Limes. She married  Frank J. Hampshire on Dec. 9, 1945 in Risingsun, and he died Aug. 26, 1998.
 
  Surviving are three sons, Frank W. of Chesnee, S.C.; and Jeff and Mathew C., both of Fostoria; a  daughter, Maryalice Hampshire, Fostoria; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters,  Dorothy Sniegowski, Toledo; and Wilma Bailey, in California; and a brother, Lloyd Limes, in California.
 
  She was preceded in death by a son, Robert; two brothers, Glenn and Clifford Limes; and a sister,  Emma Jean Spratt.
 
  Mrs. Hampshire was a homemaker.
 
  She was a 1945 graduate of Bradner High School.
 
  She was a member of Fostoria Baptist Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher.
 
  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
HIRSCH, ALICE  R.
 
  FOSTORIA -- Alice R. Hirsch, 91, of 725 Columbus Ave., Fostoria, died at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday,  March 19, 2003 at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.
 
  She was born Aug. 18, 1911 in Augusta to William H. and Frances V. (Crammer) Lewallen. She  married John William Hirsch on Dec. 22, 1928, and he died July 3, 1954.
 
  Surviving are two sons, William of Okala, Fla.; and Robert L. of Fostoria; three daughters, Mrs. Jean  (Juanita) Bissel, Shawnee Mission, Kan.; Virginia Rookstool, Kansas City, Mo.; and Dorothy Higgins,  Fostoria; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
 
  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Norma Jean Hirsch; five brothers, Robert, Charles, Howard,  Frank and William Lewallen; and two sisters, Julie Born and Luella Mae Turner.
 
  Mrs. Hirsch was a homemaker.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Jim  Sampson officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
  Visitation will be held from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
 
  Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Home, 725 Columbus Ave., Fostoria, 44830.
HINDALL, LULA  M.
 
  Lula M. Hindall, 87, of 732 Fox Run Road, Apt. E, died at 2:15 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2003 at  Winebrenner Care Center.
 
  She was born Sept. 10, 1915 in Hancock County to Charles T. and Mollie (Helms) Warner. She  married Stanley P. Donaldson on May 29, 1935, and he died Aug. 19, 1937. She married Rupert M.  Hindall on Aug. 25, 1945, and he died March 23, 1984.
 
  Surviving are three sons, Lou F. Hindall, North Baltimore; Joe F. Hindall, Findlay; and Pert J. Hindall,  Mount Cory; two daughters, Patricia Nungester and Mrs. James (Donna Jean) Bender, both of Findlay;  20 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Danny Warner Sr.,  Findlay; and three sisters, Eva Edmiston, McClure; Violet Young, Fostoria; and Nina Morris, Plant City,  Fla..
 
  She was preceded in death by a son, Paul L. Donaldson; two brothers, Ralph and Ray Warner; and  three sisters, Helen Knepper, Ruth Kreiger and Lillian Maxine Francisco.
 
  Mrs. Hindall was a homemaker.
 
  She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She was an auxiliary member of VFW Post 3003, DAV  Post 43, AMVETS Post 21 and American Legion Post 3.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, the Rev. Gene Milioni  officiating. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery.
 
  Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
 
  Memorials may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice, 415 College St., Findlay, 45840.
HOOK, LLOYD  D.
 
  MARION -- Graveside services for Lloyd D. Hook, 83, formerly of Marion, will be held at 11 a.m.  Tuesday at Grand Prairie Cemetery, Brush Ridge, the Rev. George Kolarik officiating.
 
  There will be no visitation.
 
  Mr. Hook died at 6:08 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2003 at Wyandot Manor Nursing Home, Upper  Sandusky.
 
  He was born Nov. 19, 1919 in Athens County to Carl Franklin and Cynthia J. (Kasler) Hook.
 
  Surviving are a brother, John of Upper Sandusky; and three sisters, Mrs. Arthur (Luella) Traxler, Upper  Sandusky; June Wardon, in Texas; and Mabel Hook, Fostoria.
 
  He was preceded in death by a brother, Carl Woodrow.
 
  Mr. Hook was a yardman for Erie Lackawana Railroad. He was a 1941 graduate of Harpster High School.    He was a member of Marion Masonic Lodge.
 
  Arrangements are by Bringman-Clark & Co. Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.
Harpel, Barbara (Loe)
 
Barbara Loe Harpel, formerly of Toledo, passed away Monday, March 10, 2003, at the age of 77.
 
She was born in Fostoria, Ohio, December 21, 1925, to Clyde and Celia (Heminger) Loe. Her husband, William and daughter, Beth Schiltz preceded her in death.
She is survived by her son, Brian (Lenor) of Tucson; son-in-law, Leo Schiltz of Caldwell, KS; brother, Ronald Loe (Sylvia) of Temperance, MI and two grandchildren, Kaitlin Harpel and Michael Schiltz.
 
She was a former member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Toledo and a long-standing member of Fountain of Life Church in Tucson.
 
Barbara, a housewife, and Bill loved to travel in their motorhome throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Services will be held Tuesday, March 18, at the Fountain of Life Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, a memorial can be made to Donor Network of Arizona, 1239 E. Prince Road, Tucson, AZ 85719.
JONES, DANIEL  F.
  Atlas Crankshaft retiree
 
  ALVADA -- Funeral services for Daniel F. Jones Sr., 63, of Alvada, will be held at noon Monday at  Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Zion Bloom Cemetery, Vanlue.
 
  Visitation will be held an hour before services Monday at the funeral home.
 
  Mr. Jones died at 6:50 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2003 at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center,  Findlay.
 
  He was born April 29, 1939 in Mellott, Ind. to Vernie Lee and Winona Frances (Axsom) Jones. He  married Patricia Ann Baughman on Dec. 30, 1961, and she died Aug. 16, 2002.
 
  Surviving are three sons, Jeffrey L. of Alvada; James L. and Daniel F. "Frank" Jr., both of Findlay; three  grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and a sister, Martha L. Jones, Bellevue, Neb.
 
  He was preceded in death by two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; a sister, Cora A. Ford; and a  brother, Charles C.
 
  Mr. Jones was a newspaper carrier for the Courier. He retired in 1993 as a stock room attendant at  Atlas Crankshaft, Fostoria after 30 years.
 
  He was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Findlay Ward; and Loyal Order of the  Moose 1567, Fostoria.
 
  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Hummel, Mildred M.

Mildred M. Hummel, 91, of Elm Street, Fostoria, died at 8:45 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2003, in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.

She was born Oct. 31, 1911, in Amsden, to John R. and Gertrude E. (Slemmer) Reed. Both are deceased. On April 7, 1934, she married Blaine G. Hummel Sr. in the United Brethren Parsonage, Fostoria. He died on Oct. 4, 1985.

Surviving are: a son, Blaine "Pete" (Mary Blanche) Hummel Jr. of Lima; a daughter, Mrs. William (Bonnie) Ellis of Romeo, Mich.; 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Clarissa Went of Fostoria.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery in Fostoria.

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


Janson, Linda J.
 
Linda J. Janson, 56, of Chicago, Ill., formerly of Tiffin, died at 9:10 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2003, at Rush Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago.
 
She was born Dec. 8, 1946, in Findlay, to George K. and M. Jean (McDonald) Janson. Her father survives in Fostoria. Her mother survives in Tiffin.
 
Other survivors include: a sister, Jodi Smenda of Medina; and a brother, Jerry Janson of Carroll, Iowa.
 
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the First Lutheran Church, Tiffin. Burial will be Pleasant Ridge (Egbert) Cemetery in rural Tiffin.
 
Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church.
 
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home.

Jackson, Luella

FOSTOIRA -- Luella (Talmadge) Jackson, 97, formerly of Spruce St., Fostoria, died at 2:05 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2003 at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria. She was born Dec. 1, 1905 to Rev. Henry A. and Ida Mae (Woodley) Talmadge. She married Joseph A. Jackson in June 1949 in Fostoria, he died June 1960.

Surviving include: two sons, Grant Jackson of Upper St. Clair, PA., and Cecil Jackson of Mesa, AZ; three daughters, Joni Pinskey of Fostoria, Charlotte Gilbert of Suisun City, CA, and Mrs. Linda Anderson of Fostoria; 33 grandchildren; 54 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; three sisters, Alice James of Fostoria, Lois Jackson of PA., and Ruby Wiley of Detroit.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2003 at Bethel Baptist Church, Fostoria. Internment Fountain Cemetery.

Visitation hours are from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria.


Hanson, Elvira L.

Elvira "Bud" L. Hanson, 89, Salt Lake City,.Utah, formerly of Fostoria died April 26, 2003.

She married Vern P. Hanson and he died June 17, 2000

Surviving are a son, Francis V. Hanson, Salt Lake City, Utah; two daughters, Mrs. William (Chris) Boes,  Fostoria; Mrs. Dennis (Tere) O'Dell, Peoria, Ariz; a brother, Charles Lehnert, Park Ridge, Ill.; Seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, and two sisters.

She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church.

Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Arrangements are being made by Neil O'Donnell, Salt Lake City Utah.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Hospital.


Holman, Wanda M.

FOSTORIA-----Wanda M. Holman, 90, formerly of 335 W. Center St., Fostoria, died at 12:50 a.m. Thursday morning, May 22, 2003, in the Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

She was born April 23, 1913, in Fostoria, to the late John T. and Anna (Olczynski) Gelske. Her husband, Kenneth M. Holman, whom she married Jan. 12, 1945, in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, died Jan. 30, 1962.

Surviving are three sons, William J. "Bill" Holman of Risingsun, John J. and (Gail) Holman and Ben L. Holman, all of Fostoria; a daughter, Mrs. Ken (Linda M.) Prichard of Fostoria; five grandchildren, Marie Reinhard, Jeff Myers, Kenneth Holman, Laura Swaisgood and Krystal Jones; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Clara A. Varner of Georgia.

Preceding her in death were: her parents; seven brothers, Edward L., Benjamin F., Joseph, Charles E., Leo J., Paul and Francis Gelske; and a sister, Stella M. "Babe" Klavinger.

Wanda and her husband owned and operated Holman's Cafe in Fostoria for more than 30 years. She also was the owner of Linda's Beauty Salon and Kwan Yin Beauty Salon, both of Fostoria.

She was a lifelong member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella, Women of the Moose Chapter 154 and the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW, all of Fostoria.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a rosary will be prayed at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today, May 23, at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, (419) 435-8200, where a rosary will be prayed at 8:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin Church or Community Hospice Care, Tiffin.


Hoffman, Darrel "Peachy"

FOSTORIA -- Darrel "Peachy" Hoffman Sr., 88, died at 9:24 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2003, at Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born July 21, 1914, in Pleasant Bend, to Malon and Ethel (Boyde) Hoffman. On Nov. 16, 1946, in Napoleon, he married Helen McFarland-Baney.

Surviving are: his wife, Helen Hoffman of Fostoria; two sons, Darrel "Rick" Hoffman Jr. of Fostoria and Ronald E. Baney of North Baltimore; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, Russell Hoffman of Orrville; and a sister, Nina Murry of Wooster. Mr. Hoffman was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.

Services will be at 11 am. Wednesday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, with military honors by the Fostoria Joint Veterans Group. Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.


Hoover, Mary J.

Mary J. Hoover, 67, of 5902 W. Oak St., Bascom, died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at her home.

She was born Feb. 24, 1936, in Bascom to Walter and Lillian (Amlin) Kelbley, and they are deceased. She married Wayne E. Hoover Feb. 5, 1955, in St. Patrick Catholic Church, Bascom, and he survives.

Also surviving are: three sons, Michael Hoover, David (Betty) Hoover, and Stephen Hoover all of Bascom; five daughters, Mrs. Richard (Mary Ann) Clarke of Findlay, Mrs. Mike (Kathy) Nye of Fostoria, Mrs. Eugene (Jane) Smith and Mrs. Craig (Karen) Lang of Bascom, and Mrs. John (Linda) Smith of Findlay; 13 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; a brother, Thomas Kelbley of Parma Heights; and two sisters, Virginia Smith of Bremerton, Wash., and Mrs. Donald (Sara) Wingart of Bascom.

She graduated as valedictorian of the Class of 1954 from Hopewell-Loudon High School; also attended Bowling Green State University and the University of Dayton. Mrs. Hoover was co-owner of Hoover Tax Service and relief Postmaster for 17 years at the Bascom Post Office.

Her memberships included: a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Bascom; past member of the church choir; a member of the Rosary-Altar Society; and a church lector for weekday masses. Mary enjoyed traveling, reading and attending her children's and grandchildren's school events and their sporting events.

Rosary will be at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, in the St. Patrick Catholic Church, Bascom, and the funeral mass following at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Donald R. Mueller officiating. Burial will be in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Monday at the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Community Hospice Care or to the Seneca County Unit of the American Cancer Society.


Ickes, Jerry S.

NORTH BALTIMORE -- Jerry S. Ickes, 56 of Bairdstown, died 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2003 at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center.

He was born on August 26, 1946 in Findlay, Ohio, to Oscar and Freda (Herr) Ickes, and they both preceded him in death. Jerry retired after over 20 years from Cooper Tire Rubber Co. in Bowling Green. He married Janice (Huether) on September 17, 1968 and they divorced, he then married Carolyn (Hart) in 1994 and they divorced.

He is survived by sons Larry of Fremont, Jerry Shanon (Denise) of Bairdstown, and Joe Ickes of Rudolph; daughters Mrs. James (Kandy Ickes) Pixley of Cygnet and Mrs. Tom (Sherry) Whitmore of Toledo; brothers James (Tami) of Findlay and John (Jane) Ickes of Fostoria; sisters Judy Noel of Findlay and Jean Fraley of Weston; grandchildren Ashley and Austin.

Preceding him in death is a brother-in-law Bob Noel.

Visitation will be held 4-7 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2003 at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore, where the funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 23, 2003. Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery, Bairdstown, the Rev. Paul Eichar officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Charity of the Donor's Choice, in his memory.


Higginbotham, Lawrence M.

Lawrence M. Higginbotham, 83, of 12212 W. Seneca CR 10, Alvada, died at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Good Shepherd Home, in Fostoria.

He was born July 21, 1919, in Buffalo, W.Va., to the late Abraham and Sophia (Runion) Higginbotham. On Oct. 9, 1941, in Prospect, he married Anna Belle Jeffers. She died March 24, 1994.

Surviving are: a son, Lawrence Higginbotham of Marion; three daughters, Shirley Shafer of Delta, Donna Miller of Upper Sandusky and Laura Hall of Shelboune, Vt.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home in Carey. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, with full military graveside honors.

Visitation will be 2-5 and 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.


Hammer, Kendra Jean

Kendra Jean Hammer, 28, formerly of 3115 N. CR 5, Fostoria, passed away Wednesday morning early, July 9, 2003, at Toledo Hospital giving birth to her son Brian James.

On one joyous day Kendra was born in Sandusky Providence Hospital on Sept. 26, 1974, to Harold J. and Roseann (Stockmaster) Reinhart. They survive in Tiffin. She married the man of her dreams, Francis Hammer Jr., on July 28, 2001, in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tiffin and he survives.

Surviving are her two loving sisters and brothers-in-law being Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey (Vicki Lynn) Turco of Bascom and Sheri A. Reinhart and fiancee Matt Hill of Tiffin.

Also surviving are her loving father-in-law and mother-in-law, Francis and Linda Hammer Sr. of Fostoria. Surviving also are her sister-in-law and brother-in-law being Mr. and Mrs. Steve (Karen) Warner of Findlay and Mark Hammer of Tiffin.

Kendra was a wonderful aunt to John Turco III of Bascom, and Sidney and Reed Warner of Findlay.

Kendra had one surviving great-grandmother-in-law, Patricia Kummerer of Tiffin.

Kendra went to heaven to take care of her son Brian James and to be with her grandparents being Herbert and Elizabeth Stockmaster and Emmet and Hilda Reinhart.

She graduated from Calvert High School in 1994 and had attended Terra Community College. She enjoyed working at Seneca Medical filling orders for various hospitals for five years.

Kendra was a very energetic and caring person who loved to help anyone who needed her. She loved to spend time with her family, friends and co-workers. In her spare time she enjoyed scrapbooking her precious memories. She loved to work in the garden and canning her fruits and vegetables. She was an excellent cook.

She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Funeral Mass is Saturday, July 12, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Rev. Stephen Schroeder officiating. Burial will be at St. Andrew's Catholic Cemetery. Family and friends may visit from 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home. Rosary will be said at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the Church.

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


House, William J.

FOSTORIA -- William J. House, 81, of St. Catherine's Care Center in Fostoria and formerly of W. SR 18, died at 5:35 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2003, in St. Catherine's Care Center.

He was born Aug. 31, 1921, in Fostoria, to William T. and Elizabeth I. (Groby) House.

Several cousins survive.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Fountain Cemetery in Fostoria.

There will be no visitation.

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


James, Alice P.

FOSTORIA -- Alice P. James, 95, formerly of 241 Bricker St., Fostoria, died at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at St. Catherine's Care Center in Fostoria.

She was born Feb. 1, 1908, in Griffin, Ga., to the late Henry Anderson and Ida (Woodley) Talmadge. On May 30, 1936, in Fostoria, she married Robert James Jr. He died April 19, 1986.

Surviving are: two sisters, Lois Jackson of Los Angeles, Calif., and Ruby Wiley of Detroit, Mich.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Bethel Baptist Church in Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

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


Holden, Rolda (Kirk)

FOSTORIA -- Rolda Holden, 81, Eau Claire, Wis., and formerly of Fostoria, died Friday, July 25, 2003 at her residence. She was born April 20, 1922 in Covington, Ky., the daughter of Roland and Beckam (Bond) Kirk. At the age of three her family moved to Fostoria, where she resided until 1999, when she moved to Eau Claire, Wis. Rolda married Lloyd K. Holden on August 7, 1946 in Green Bay, Wis.

Rolda valued beauty, education and her family. She attended Fostoria Public Schools and enrolled in Miami University, Oxford, where she studied Studio Art. In 1942 circumstances required her to leave college and her studies. However, she remained interested in art, literature and music her entire life. She particularly enjoyed observing the beauty of nature. Later, she returned to college and graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree in Education. She worked to assure that her children could have a higher education. For twenty years she taught Fourth Grade for the Elmwood School District in Bloomdale. She believed a broad education was beneficial to individuals and the communities they lived in. As a master teacher, she influenced hundreds of children to be curious and to seek learning. She also helped begin the Public Library in Bloomdale.

Rolda's mother and father, brothers, husband, sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren were the objects of her devotion throughout her life. She and her family were members of the First Methodist Church (later Wesley United Methodist Church) of Fostoria for over 60 years. She was also a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Eau Claire, Wis.

Survivors include Lloyd, her husband of 57 years; three sons, Michael (Theresa) of Austin, Texas; Stephen (Carol) and Tom, both of Eau Claire, Wis.; three grandchildren, Elizabeth (Jesse) Holden, Santa Clara, Calif.; Anne and Bill Holden, both of Austin, Texas; two brothers, Robert (Theresa) Kirk, Findlay; and David Kirk, Reston, Va.; a sister-in-law, Beverly Kirk, Findlay; nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents and a brother, Joseph Kirk.

Her family wishes to thank the nurses at the Luther-Midelfort Clinic Oncology Department and Northwest Wisconsin Homecare-Hospice for their caring support.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at First Congregational United Church of Christ Chapel, Eau Claire, the Rev. Mark Pirazzini officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Washington, Wis. Friends may call one hour prior to services today at the church chapel. Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home, Eau Claire, is serving the family.

Family requests memorials be directed to the American Red Cross, Chippewa Valley Chapter Wisconsin, 218 N. Barstow, Eau Claire, WI 54703.

"Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever." Psalm 23.


Hartley, LaVonne J.

FOSTORIA--LaVonne J. Hartley, 83, of Fostoria, died at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2003, at Fostoria Community Hospital.

She was born May 7, 1920, in Fostoria to the late John C. and Helen A. (Duffey) Fruth. She married Ralph A. Hartley Sept. 27, 1947, in Greenup, Ky.; and he died Nov. 3, 1989.
Survivors include: a son, Ronald E. of Fostoria; a daughter, Karen Sue Collins of Fostoria; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two sisters, Donna E. Morris and Beverly A. Dennison both of Fostoria; a niece; and three nephews.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, with burial in Knollcrest Gardens, Arcadia.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the funeral home.


Hammer, Marvine

FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Marvine A. Hammer, 74, of Stadium Drive, Fostoria, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Robert Chew officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, near Arcadia.

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

Mrs. Hammer died at 12:58 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2003 at the Toledo Hospital.

Born Dec. 3, 1928 in Allen County to Charles and Ethel (Crist) Thomas, she married Paul T. Hammer on Sept. 29, 1951 in Fostoria and he died March 12, 1985.

Surviving are two sons, Paul (Linda) Jr. of Westerville; and Jeffrey (Kathy) of Fostoria; two grandchildren and one step grandchild.

Preceding her in death is a sister, Maxine Franks.

A member of First Church of the Nazarene, she retired in 1988 from Airfoil Textron after 33 years of service.

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


Hagerman, James F.

CAREY -- Funeral services for James F. Hagerman, 71, of 1709A Fostoria Ave., Findlay, and formerly of Carey, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey, the Rev. Joe Hotchkiss officiating. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, Carey, with military rites.
Visitation will be held from 2-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Hagerman died at 8:06 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, 2003 in the emergency room at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center, Findlay.

He was born Sept. 11, 1932 in Vanlue to Millard R. and Mary M. (Puchta) Hagerman. He married Carmen L. Semine on Jan. 22, 1983 in Carey, and she survives.

Also surviving are a son, James Brien of Westerville; four daughters, Bambi Wright, Glenford; Susan Jacoby, Carey; Beth Bhattan, Glendale, Ariz.; and Mary Rebecca Hagerman, Tullahoma, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Millard R. Jr. of Carey; and a sister, Donna L. Sherman, Fostoria.

He was preceded in death by a stepson, Bryndon K.S. Anderson; and a brother, Raymond C.

Mr. Hagerman was a custodian at Howard United Methodist Church, Findlay, since 2000; and retired in 1995 from J.C. Penney after 19 years as maintenance supervisor.

He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Warm from 1952-58, and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1958-60 at Laon AB in France.

He was of the Protestant faith. He was a member of Carey American Legion Post 344, Findlay DAV Chapter 43, Navy Alumni Club, Air Force Association, AARP and Eagles Aerie 2198.

Memorials may be made to Dorcas Carey Public Library in care of the funeral home, 225 W. Findlay St., Carey, 43316-1169.


Hunt, Terry L.

UPPER SANDUSKY -- Funeral services for Terry L. Hunt, 57, of County Road 38, Upper Sandusky, will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Lucas Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky, the Rev. Cathy Wirth officiating. The body will be cremated.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Hunt died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003 at his residence.

Born Jan. 14, 1946 in Fostoria to Dean and Rosa (Gillum) Hunt, he married Gisela C. Graw on Dec. 23, 1965 in Fostoria and she survives.

Also surviving are a son, Stacy (Tina) of Findlay; a daughter, Dana (fiancé Greg Doersam) White, Kenton; two grandchildren, Logan White and Justine Hunt; an aunt, Mrs. Donald (Maxine) Archer, Upper Sandusky; three brothers and two sisters.

A 1964 graduate of Fostoria High School, he attended Tiffin University. He was currently employed by Liqui-Box Corp., Upper Sandusky, and had previously worked for Guardian Industries for 12 years as an engineer technician and 17 years as a telecommunication repairman for Ohio Bell. Mr. Hunt served in the Marine Corps. during the Vietnam War as a staff sergeant, was a member of the American Legion Post 225, Upper Sandusky, and Amvets Post 777, Upper Sandusky. Mr. Hunt enjoyed golfing, fishing, stamp collecting, flower and vegetable gardening, spending time with his grandchildren and watching all sports.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Angeline Endowment Fund or a charity of the donor's choice in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 207, Upper Sandusky, 43351.


Hohman, Robert C.

Robert C. Hohman, 82 of 6315 West Tiffin St., Bascom, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at St. Catherine Care Center of Fostoria.


He was born Feb. 25, 1921, in Bascom to the late Amandus and Cora (Schalk) Hohman. He married Pauline (Sperow) Hohman on Nov. 29, 1941, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bascom. She survives.

Also surviving are; a son, John C. Hohman of Fostoria; a daughter, Nancy L. Hohman of Bascom; three grandchildren: Shelly Yambert, Greg Hohman, and Aaron Hohman; three great-grandchildren: Jadon Yambert, Bryce Hohman and Hayden Hohman; and two sisters, Anna Wyborski of Toledo and Marge Haaser of Fostoria.

He was preceded in death by: his five brothers, Vince, Marion, Paul, Cletus, Henry "Hank" Hohman; and two sisters, Ester Amlin and Emma Hohman.

Mr. Hohman was a set-up man for Textron Manufacturing in Fostoria, retiring in 1982. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bascom and a lifetime member of the New Riegel Moose. He enjoyed farming, deer hunting, mushroom hunting and fishing.

A funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with the Rev. Art Niewiadomski celebrating. The Rosary will be prayed 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home in Tiffin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society of Seneca County or St. Francis Convent.


Hade Mary E.

FOSTORIA -- Mary E. Hade, 91, formerly of Fostoria, died at 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 13, 2003 at Swan Creek Retirement Village, Toledo.

Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Beverly) Dalton, Maumee.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Pat Danner officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Grace United Church of Christ, Fostoria.


Hudson, Loretta L.

NORTH BALTIMORE -- Loretta L. Hudson, 72, of North Baltimore, died at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003 at Blakely Care Center, North Baltimore.

Surviving are two sons, Donald Jr. and Jeffrey, both of Fairfield, Calif.; two daughters, Sheryl Wolf, Delmar, Md., and Shirley Arias, Lawndale, Calif.; a brother, Maynard Tefft, North Baltimore; and a sister, Joyce of Fostoria.

Services will be private.

Memorials may be made in care of Smith-Crates Funeral Home, 515 N. Main St., North Baltimore 45872.


Ickes, Patricia "Pat"

Patricia "Pat" Ickes, age 56 of Buckeye Lake, Passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14 2003 at Licking Memorial Hospital.

She was born Jan 9, 1947, she was a 1965 graduate of Liking Valley High School, attended Cherry Valley Life Center of Newark and was a customer service manager for Wal-Mart in Heath.

Survivors include her husband Larry E. Ickes who is a graduate of Fostoria HIgh School Class of 1948; parents, Leslie E. and Ethel M. (Geer) Wolfe of St. Louisville; children, Lisa E. (Mathias G.) Orndorf of Mount Vernon and Bernard E. "Gene" (Tisha L.) Maharg ll of Gamber; Step-children, Carol S. Dondrea of Thornville, Linda K (Otis) Simmons of Canal Winchester, Garry L. (Judi K.) Ickes and Jerry C. (Rosie M.) Ickes of Thornville; 11 grandchildren; 12 great -grandchildren; sister Vickie L (Rrett) Mowrey of St. Louisville; brothers, Charles R. (Patricia A.) Wolfe of susquehanna, Pa. and Leslie I. (Betty) Wolfe of Newark; many nieces and nephews; and special pet Yorkies "Brutis" and "Buckeye"

Funeral services will be Friday, Oct 17, 2003 at 10 a.m. at the Boring-Sheridan Funeral Home Hebron Chapel with Pastor Tony Barlette officating. Burial will follow at Barnes Cemetery at Wilkins Corner.

Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to cancer research, c/o local Cancer Society.


Hackney, Betty J.

Betty J. Hackney, 68 of Rochester Township, Pa. died Oct 13, 2003 in her home

She was born Oct. 15, 1934 in Fostoria, Ohio and was the daughter of the late Edward L. and Myrtle M (Risner) Brant.

She was a former member and past President of Woman's Aglow of Beaver and also a member of the Beaver Church Women Association and was a member of the Church fo God in Brighton Township.

She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Paul Hackney; a daughter and son-in-law, mary L. and Bruce Crutchfield of New Concord, Ohio; a son-in-law, William K. Jones of Rochester, Pa.; five grandchildren, Corey and Kristin Crutchfield; Joshua, Kaylee and Nathan Jones; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Hohn and Joan Brant of Findlay Ohio; Charles and Diane Brant of Fostoria, Ohio; a sister and brother-in-law; Marilyn and Bruce Lynch of Uniopolis, Ohio.

She was proceeded in death by two daughters, Paula K. Hackney and Robecca S. Jones' a sister, Olive Barlekamp; and a brother James Brant.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Huntsman Rochester Funeral Home 502 Adams St. Rochester Pa.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home the Rev. Ronald Kronk and Rev. James Miranda officiationg. burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Freedom, Pa.

Memorial contributions may be made to Beaver County Cancer Society, 3582 N. Brodhead Road, Monaca, PA. 15061 or Forbes Hospice, 4348 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa, Pa. 15001,


Hiser, Doris, L.

FOSTORIA -- Doris L. Hiser, 90, formerly of Maple Street, Fostoria, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003 at Independence House, Fostoria.

Surviving are two sons, James of Fostoria; and Albert "Bing" of Columbus; three daughters, Joellen Hiser, Findlay; Marilyn "Kay" Carter, Fostoria; and Mrs. Earl (Sue) Marshall, Alvada; and a brother, Maurice Miller, Fremont.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Fostoria, the Rev. A. Rene' Whittacre officiating. The body will be cremated.

Visitation will be held an hour before services Saturday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the church or Bridge Home Health and Hospice, Findlay.

Arrangements are by Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.


Jeffers, John W.V.

RISINGSUN -- Memorial services for John W.V. Jeffers, 75, of New Haven, W.Va., and formerly of Risingsun, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Victory Evangelical Church, Risingsun, the Rev. Robert Carpenter officiating.

Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today at Foglesong & Tucker Funeral Home, Mason, W.Va.

Mr. Jeffers died at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at his residence.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Victoria Jeffers, New Haven, W.Va.; seven daughters, Mrs. Daniel (Deb) Bateson, Mrs. Michael (Anita) Leady, Mrs. William (Linda Denise) Stephenson and Mrs. Thomas (Dorathy) Gangwer, all of Risingsun; Nancy Jeffers, Bowling Green; Mrs. Kevin (Christine) Gulley, Little Hocking; and Mrs. Douglas (Lori) Crabill, Fremont; three sisters, Dorathy Scaggs, Maryland; Margerite Lockard, Franklin, W.Va.; and Mary Sisk, New Haven, W.Va.; two half sisters, Barb Meadows, address unknown; and Annamae Brockschmit, Fostoria; and a half brother, Junior Lee Jeffers, New Haven, W.Va.

Memorials may be made to the family in care of Barndt Funeral Home, 121 W. South St., Wayne, 43466.


Howell, Evelyn L.

Evelyn L. Howett, 80, of Independence Avenue, Fostoria, died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, at her home.

She was born March 15, 1923, in Fayetteville, Tenn., to the late Robert and Maggie (Anderson) Potts. She married Robert L. Howett May 26, 1945, in Birmingham, Ala. He died Oct. 23, 1992.

Surviving are: two sons, Tony Howett of Fostoria and Mark Howett of Findlay; two daughters, Bobbye Jean Haughawout of Findlay and Jan Miller of Fostoria; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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

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


Hemmerly, Rodney A.

DUNKIRK -- Funeral services for Rodney A. Hemmerly, 53, of 13761 Ohio 81, Dunkirk, and formerly of Forest, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Shields Funeral Home, Forest, the Rev. Mark Bishop officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Center Cemetery, Forest.

Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Hemmerly died Thursday afternoon, Nov. 20, 2003 at his residence.

Surviving are his father, Paul of rural Forest; a daughter, Holly Hemmerly, Sarasota, Fla.; a companion, Robin Sayre, Dunkirk; two brothers, Gary and Roger, both of Forest; and a sister, Mrs. David (Susan) Myers, Fostoria


Hammer, Kenneth L.

Kenneth L. Hammer, 50, 3447 W. CR 38, Tiffin, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, at his home.

He was born May 29, 1953, in Tiffin, to Herbert and Helen (Smith) Hammer His mother is deceased and his father survives in rural Bascom with his step-mother, Rita Hammer. His wife, Geralyn K. (Bloom) Hammer, whom he married May 30, 1975, in Tiffin, survives.
Other survivors include: a son, Barry A. (Beth) Hammer of Tiffin; two daughters, Roberta A. (Jason) Rohde of New Jersey and Andrea H. (Alex) Wagner of Castalia; three grandchildren, Elijah Hammer and Logan and Taylor Rohde; six brothers, David (Sandy) Hammer of Perrysburg, Thomas (Carol) Hammer of Alvada, William (Diane) Hammer and Donald (Cathe) Hammer, both of Tiffin; Roger (Deb) Hammer and Michael (Vicki) Hammer, both of Fostoria; and seven sisters, Diane Phoenix of Texas, Lou (Leonard) Coleman of Napoleon, Patie (David) Elchert of Florida, Mary (Ken) Baker of Risingsun, Eileen (John) Hoover of Tiffin, Lois (Jim) Boatman of Tennessee and Barbara (Randy) Fry of Tiffin..

Mr. Hammer, a 1971 graduate of Hopewell-Loudon High School, was employed at the American Standard for 31 years, ending his career in 2002. He started farming in 1996. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Eagles Aerie 402. He enjoyed golfing, basketball, softball and at one time was a mud volleyball champion. He also loved his grandchildren. During his children's elementary years he was a volunteer coach for soccer and t-ball at Clinton Elementary School,

A funeral Mass will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. Art Niewiadomski officiating. The rosary will be recited at 12:15 p.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Bascom The rosary also will be recited at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. today, Dec. 5, at Hoffmann-Gottfried Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Memorial Hospital, 430 S. Main St., Clyde, Ohio 43410 or the donor's choice.


Heckathorn, Paul R.

Paul R. Heckathorn, 75, of Maple Street, Fostoria, died at 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, in the Toledo Hospital.
He was born March 31, 1928, in Fostoria, to the late Donald V. and Dorothy M. (Kuhn) Heckathorn. He married Mary F. Etzinger on June 9, 1950, at Hope Lutheran Church in Fostoria. She survives.

Also surviving are: a son, Nathan J. Heckathorn of Kansas, Ohio; two daughters, Paula R. Galway of Bowling Green and Lea K. Browning of Fostoria; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles Heckathorn of Fostoria; and two sisters, Eula Jenkins of Okay, Okla., and Marilyn Smith of Risingsun.

Mr. Heckathorn was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

There will be no services or visitation.

The Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria is assisting with arrangements.


Hadacek, Alice L. "Alouise"

Alice Louise "Alouise" Hadacek, 86, formerly of North Drive, Fostoria, died at 2:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, at Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria.

She was born Dec. 19, 1917, in Emmetsburg, Iowa. She married George A. Hadacek on Nov. 13, 1982. He preceded her in death.

Surviving are: two sons, Dr. Robert Hadacek and John Hadacek, both of Fostoria; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Private graveside services and burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

The Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria is assisting with arrangements.


Hutchins, Erma Mae

FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Erma Mae Hutchins, 97, a resident of Independence House, Fostoria, and formerly of Elm Street, Fostoria, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Jeffrey Waite officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

Mrs. Hutchins died at 3:37 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003 at her residence.

Surviving are two sons, Donald of Tiffin; and Roland of Fostoria; a daughter, Alvernis Mathes, Roseburg, Ore.; and two brothers, Donald Kinsey, Wayne; and John Kinsey, Tiffin.

Memorials may be made to High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria, or a charity of the donor's choice.


Helle, M. Esta

Esta M. Helle, 789 Gibsonburg died Monday night Dec. 29 2003 at the Countryside Continuing Care Center, Fremont.

She was born to Harry and Bertha (Micheal) Stahl.

Surviving ae two daughters, Ruth A. Byers and Ada M. Williams, both of Fremont' three brothers, Alvin Stahl, Attica' Gorege Stahl, Fostoria; Robert Stahl, Clyed' Two sisters, Anna Faye Preston, Risingsun' Betty Woessner, Ada; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Herman-Kinn-Veh Funeral Home, Gibsonburg with the Rev. Blair Miller officating. Burial will be in West Union Cemetery Gibsonburg.

Visititation will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Fondation, the Senior Center or the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gibsonburg.

 

Information gathered by William Cline & Ruth Watson
 

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