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1999 Obits - H, I & J


Miriam E. Haas

Cahleene Haldeman

Charles Wesley Haldeman

Lawrence W. 'Larry' Hancock

William P. Hanson

Jackie N. Hardin

Jane Alice Harper

Lester C. Hartman

Lucille M. Hatfield

Robert L. Hayes Sr.

Thomas E. Hayes

Mary E. Hemminger

Richard E. 'Dick' Hemminger

Emma D. Henry

Ben Holeman

Wilbert J. Holloway

Carl E. Holman

Joseph C. Holman


Rodney L. Hook Sr.

Michael E. Huffman


Ray C. Hull

Mary 'Joan' (Thiry) Huth

Quang M. Huynh

Ralph Dwight Jackson

Travis E. Jackson


Agnes A. Jenks

Mary Dorothy Johnson

Helen L. Jordan

William S. Jurrus

 

Joseph C. Holman
Allied Signal retiree

Joseph C. Holman, 72, of West North Street, Fostoria, died at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999, in St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.

He was born in Fostoria Aug. 27, 1926, to William and Mary Ellen (Woure) Holman. He married Viola Baker Nov. 26, 1947, in Fostoria. They were divorced. He married Kristine Knepper Nov. 19, 1966, in Tiffin. She survives in Fostoria.

Survivors also include: two sons, Steven and Daniel Holman, both of Fostoria; six daughters, Pamela Harless of Englewood, Fla., Kay Durst and Dawn Johnson, both of Bradenton, Fla., LuAnn Quaranta of White City, Fla., Lisa Widner of Sarasota, Fla., and Amy Clingman of Pleasant Hill; a sister, Vivian Ritzler of Tiffin; five brothers, Robert, Leonard and James Holman, all of Fostoria, Lloyd Holman of Kissimmee, Fla., and Clifford Holman of Hudson; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were two brothers, Kenneth and Preston Holman.

Mr. Holman, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, retired in 1988 from Allied Signal (formerly Bendix), after 38 years of service.

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

 



Mary E. Hemminger
Retired LPN

Mary E. Hemminger, 84, formerly of Cherry Street, Fostoria, died at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, in the Independence House, Fostoria.

She was born Oct. 14, 1914, in Niles, Ohio, to Otto P. and Mildred M. (Mundorff) Smith. She first married Raymond E. Woodruff, Sept. 14, 1934, in Fostoria. He died Jan. 13, 1963. She later married Erlin R. Hemminger, Oct. 24, 1969, in Fostoria and he preceded her in death June 28, 1992.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Derwood (Kay) Bare of Fostoria; three step-sons, Clarence and Richard Hemminger, both of New Riegel and Paul Hemminger of Fostoria; a sister, Mrs. Ralph (Ardith) Teachout of Geneva; 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 12 step-grandchildren and 14 step-great-grandchildren.

A son, Raymond A. Woodruff; a daughter, Linda L. Vogel; a brother, Donald Hall; a sister, Virginia Carter; and a grandson, also are deceased.

Mrs. Hemminger, a member of the Fostoria Baptist Church, retired in July 1980 as a licensed practical nurse from Fostoria Community Hospital, where she had been employed for 16 years.

Services in the Fostoria Baptist Church will be 11 a.m. Saturday, with the Rev. David P. Chapman officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery, Scott Township, Sandusky County, near Risingsun.

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

Memorials may be made to the church.

 



Ray C. Hull
Retired self-employed farmer

Ray C. Hull, 84, of 25 Christopher Drive, Fostoria, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born in Wayne March 7, 1914, to Claude and Blanche May (Lindley) Hull. His wife, Treva (Stahl) Hull, whom he married Nov. 15, 1938, in Tiffin, died Sept. 4, 1981.

Nieces and nephews survive.

Also preceding him in death were two brothers, Harold and Weldon Hull.

Mr. Hull, a self-employed farmer for 32 years, retired in 1972.

Services in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association, 3178 Republic Blvd. North, Toledo, OH 43615.

 



Michael E. Huffman
Roppe Corp. employee

Michael E. Huffman, 49, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999, at his residence at 831 Central Ave., Fostoria.

He was born in Tiffin, Oct. 4, 1949, to the late Paul W. and Naomi (McCoy) Huffman. On Oct. 10, 1967, in Tiffin, he married Diane L. Leisenring, who survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: a son, Jerry L. Huffman of Toledo; a daughter, Jodi L. Moran of Risingsun; eight brothers, Robert W., Terry A., Dennis W. Lynn E., Lee R. and Mark A. Huffman, all of Tiffin, Paul W. Huffman Jr. of Norfolk, Va. and Tim L. Huffman, also of Tiffin; three sisters, Mrs. Howard (Barb) Flood of Bloomville, Glenna J. Cantrell of Fostoria and Mrs. Rick (Sheri) Swavel of Upper Sandusky; and three grandchildren.

Mr. Huffman, a member of Fostoria Moose Lodge, worked in the shipping department at Roppe Corp., Fostoria, where he had been employed for 31 years.

Visitation at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, is 6-7 p.m. today, followed by the service at 7 p.m..

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

 



Miriam E. Haas
Retired registered nurse

Miriam E. Haas, 91, of Fostoria, formerly of Woodville, died Monday, March 1, 1999, in the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria, where she had been a resident the past five years.

She was born June 17, 1907, on Kelly's Island, to Frank and Ida (Smith) Reinheimer. On June 26, 1938, on Kelly's Island, she married Glen M. Haas, who preceded her in death Feb. 9, 1967.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Allan (Mary Ruth) Crandall of Fostoria; a son, John G. (Sue Ellyn) Haas of Canton; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Ruth Towle of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Jeanne Schlesselman of Sandusky.

A brother, John Reinheimer, also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Haas, a registered nurse, worked as a company nurse for Brush Wellman in Elmore during the 1950s-60s. Prior to her marriage she was employed as a school nurse in the Cleveland Public School System.

She was a member of Solomon Lutheran Church, Woodville, Woodville Book Guild, the Woodville Garden Club, Woodville Historical Society, Women's Relief Corps and the Order of Eastern Star Elmore Chapter (now Perrysburg), where she served as past worthy matron.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Solomon Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Westwood Cemetery at a later date.

Visitation at the Robinson-Henn-Brossia Funeral Home, Woodville, is 6-8 p.m. today.

Memorials may be made to the church organ fund or the Good Shepherd Nursing Home for landscaping improvements.

 



Rodney L. Hook Sr.
Essex Wire/Cable employee

Rodney L. Hook Sr., 33, of 425 S. Town St., Fostoria, died Sunday, March 7, 1999, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born in Fostoria, Nov. 5, 1965, to Donald R. Sr. and Barbara (Mallott) Hook, who survive in Fostoria.

Also surviving are a son, Rodney L. Hook Jr.; a daughter, Tiffany N. Hook; his paternal grandmother, Stella Hook; three brothers, Keith A., Donald R. Jr. and David C. Hook; and a sister, Donna S. Hook, all of Fostoria.

A 1984 graduate of Fostoria High School, Mr. Hook was employed as a laborer at Essex Wire and Cable in Tiffin for 2 1/2 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Services in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 10 a.m. Thursday. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

 




Emma D. Henry
G.E. retiree

Emma D. Henry, 91, 2337 S. SR 53, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, 1999, in the Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky.

She was born Sept. 15, 1907, in Findlay, to Jesse and Anna (Mills) Worley. On June 7, 1926, in North Baltimore, she married Robert C. Henry, who preceded her in death May 11, 1985.

Surviving are a son, Jan (Beverly) Henry of Tiffin; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were a daughter, Nina Oeder; three brothers, Lennis, Arthur and Harold Worley; three sisters, Wynema Dewalt, Pauline I. Arrow and Margaret Minks; and a great-grandson, Austin J. Henry.

A graduate of Fostoria High School, Mrs. Henry retired as a winder from the General Electric Co. Prior to that she had worked at Keppel's Greenhouse.

Private graveside services will be Saturday in Fairmont Cemetery.

Visitation for the family also will be private at the Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home, who are in charge of arrangements.

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

 



Charles Wesley Haldeman
Autolite retiree

Charles Wesley Haldeman, 82, of Christopher Drive, Fostoria, died at 4:10 p.m. Friday, May 7, 1999, at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria. He formerly lived in Lima and West Millgrove.

Mr. Haldeman was born July 18, 1911, to Edward and Bessie (Lee) Haldeman in Johnsville, Ohio. He married Cahleene Allen May 14, 1939, in Findlay.

Surviving are: his wife, Cahleene of Fostoria; son, Edward of West Millgrove; brothers, Robert Haldeman of Fostoria and John Haldeman of Mesa, Ariz.; sisters, Mrs. Paul (Emma) Walters of Cincinnati and Betty Alge of Chardon; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Haldeman.

A 1930 graduate of Bowling Green High School, he attended Bowling Green State University.

Mr. Haldeman was a quality control foreman at the Autolite Corp., Fostoria, where he retired July 30, 1973, after 33 years. He received the "Citizen Of The Year" award in 1961 from Autolite. He was a member of High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria, the Pathfinders Class, former Cub Scout master for seven years and taught Young Married Couples Sunday school class for 19 years.

He was past charter member of the West Millgrove Fire Department, former mayor of West Millgrove, member of the Full Gospel Businessmen Association, a member of the REACT Team in Lima, a Fostoria Auxiliary Policeman for four years, and was named Citizen of the Year in 1967, Fostoria. He also served four years in the Ohio State Guard.

The Rev. Jeffrey L. Waite will officiate the services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Memory Gardens, near Arcadia.

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

Memorials may be made to St. Catherine's Care Center, or St. Rita's Hospice of Lima, or High Street United Methodist Church.

 



Lawrence W. 'Larry' Hancock
Retired Allied Signal millwright

Lawrence W. "Larry" Hancock, 84, of 11520 W. TR 116, Fostoria, died in the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria, at 1:25 a.m. Saturday, May 29, 1999.

He was born in Kelly Station, Armstrong, Pa., May 20, 1915, to Harry W. and Margaret (Umburn) Hancock. His wife, Marjorie J. (Ehinger) Hancock, whom he married Feb. 6, 1936, in Perrysburg, Pa., survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: a son, David L. Hancock of Fort Wayne, Ind.; two daughters, Mrs. Josh (Janice) Brechtelsbauer of Stow and Mrs. Donald (Gloria) Lay of Delta; a sister, Margaret Hawkins of Mannington, W.Va.; 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

A brother, Edwin Hancock, is deceased.

Mr. Hancock, a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Fostoria, retired as a millwright in 1980 from Allied Signal, Fostoria, where he had been employed for 19 years.

He lived on a farm before moving to West Virginia and in 1933 moved to Toledo, where he worked for the Libbey Owens Ford Glass Co. for several years.

He was a long time Plymouth Rock bantam chicken breeder, especially the B.P. Rocks and raised and showed Rhode Island Reds and S.C.W. Leghorns. He also had O.E. Game bantams around and served as an A.P.A. and A.B.A. licensed judge receiving his license in 1976. He was instrumental in starting the Great Lakes Club and also helped the Northern Ohio Club until 1991, when his health failed. His poultry hobby covered almost 50 years.

The Rev. Branson J. Hawkes will be the officiant at the 10:30 a.m. Thursday service in the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

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

 



Lester C. Hartman
RCA retiree

Lester C. Hartman, 77, of Oaklawn Drive, Fostoria, died there at 8:40 p.m. Sunday, March 28, 1999.

He was born In Hancock County Nov. 21, 1921, to Jesse and Myrtle (Thomas) Hartman. On June 15, 1943, in Tiro, he married Maryell L. Nau. She survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: two sons, Timothy and Daniel Hartman, both of Fostoria; two daughters, Mrs. Edward (Mary Alice) Haldeman of West Millgrove and Mrs. Jeff (Lynette) Martin of Findlay; a sister, Dorothy Eskers of Findlay; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Four brothers and four sisters are deceased.

Mr. Hartman, a 1940 graduate of Arcadia High School, retired in 1983 from RCA in Findlay. Before that he was employed as an autobody mechanic at Bob Homer Chevrolet and Hummell Motor Sales, both of Fostoria.

A World War II U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of West Independence United Methodist Church, the National American Legion and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

Graveside services, with military honors provided by the Joint Service Groups of Fostoria, were Tuesday in Riverview Cemetery, West Millgrove. The Rev. Lowell Reeder officiated.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Seneca County.

 



Lucille M. Hatfield
Fostoria homemaker

Lucille M. Hatfield, 88, of 725 Columbus Ave., Fostoria died at 9:45 p.m., Wednesday, June 9, 1999, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home.

She was born June 30, 1909, in Bloomdale to Issac and Flo (Brooks) Baird. In 1948 she married Nathan C. Hatfield in Angola, Ind. He died in 1951.

Surviving family includes: a son, Robert Baird of Bowling Green; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Clara Hamm of Fostoria and Betty Sprout of Findlay.

Other family members preceding her in death were: two brothers, Vincent and Issac Baird, and a sister, Jeanette Biard.

She graduated in 1927 from Bloomdale High School and was a homemaker.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Fountain Cemetery in Fostoria.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

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

 



Wilbert J. Holloway
Retired Autolite accountant

Wilbert J. Holloway, 86, died at 4:35 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 1999, in The Independence House, 1000 Independence Road, Fostoria, where he resided.

He was born Aug. 1, 1912, in Bucyrus, to Archibold L. Sr. and Kathryn C. (Wilbert) Holloway. His wife of 52 years, Esther C. (Boyer) Holloway, whom he married July 27, 1934, in Fremont, died Sept. 26, 1986.

Surviving are a son, Mark W. Holloway of Montclair, N.J.; two daughters, Mrs. Gerald (Mary Lee) Berry of North Ridgeville and Mrs. Susan Kline of Thornton, Colo.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A brother, Archibold L. Holloway Jr., also is deceased.

Mr. Holloway, a 57-year resident of Fostoria, retired in 1973, as an accountant, from Autolite/Ford Motors, where he had been employed for 30 years. He also was plant accountant under Autolite ownership.

He was active in the Autolite Credit Union for many years and in Junior Achievement.

A member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Fostoria, he had attended the University of Michigan for two years.

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

Visitation at the funeral home will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday until time of the service.

Memorials may be made to the Independence House, 1000 Independence Ave., Fostoria, OH 44830.

 



Richard E. 'Dick' Hemminger
Atlas retiree/oak woodworker

Richard E. "Dick" Hemminger, 59, died at 2:22 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, 1999, at his home at 5299 TR 93, New Riegel.

He was born in Seneca County Sept. 22, 1939, to Erlin R. and Pearl G. (Long) Hemminger. His mother survives in Fostoria. His wife, Annabelle M. (Kessler) Hemminger, whom he married Sept. 15, 1962, in St. Boniface Catholic Church, New Riegel, survives in New Riegel.

Other survivors include: a son, Larry A. Hemminger of New Riegel; two daughters, Mrs. Brad (Beverly) Mullholand and Mrs. Dennis (Brenda) Bouillon, both of Carey; seven grandchildren; and two brothers, Clarence Hemminger of New Riegel and Paul Hemminger of Fostoria.

A brother, Ronald Hemminger; and his father, are deceased.

Mr. Hemminger, a 1957 graduate of New Riegel High School, retired in 1992 from Atlas in Fostoria, after 30 years.

Also known for his oak woodworking hobby, he was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Moose Lodge 872 and American Legion Post 354, all of New Riegel; and the Seneca County Farm Bureau.

The Rev. Leonard Kistler C.P.P.S. will be the celebrant at the 11 a.m. Saturday funeral Mass in St. Boniface Catholic Church. The rosary will be recited at 10:40 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery, where military graveside services will be provided by New Riegel American Legion.

Visitation at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 2-9 p.m. Friday, where a Christian wake service will be at 4 p.m. and New Riegel American Legion memorial services at 6.

Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Care of Seneca County, for Mass Intentions or a charity of the donor's choice.

 



Thomas E. Hayes
Allied Signal retiree

Thomas E. Hayes, 68, of 634 Broadway St., Fostoria, died at 12:17 p.m. Saturday, July 10, 1999, at his daughter's home in Fostoria.

He was born in Fostoria, Oct. 2, 1930, to the late Harvey E. and Ethel I. (Wagner) Hayes. His wife, Selma (Beers) Hayes, whom he married July 12, 1955, in Fostoria, preceded him in death in 1972.

Survivors include: a son, Kurt D. Hayes of Fostoria; a daughter, Tomette E. Yates, also of Fostoria; three grandchildren and a great-granddaughter; and a sister, Jane SanGregory of Tiffin.

Also preceding him in death were two sisters, Patricia Bame and Betty Clark.

A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Hayes retired from the Allied-Signal in Fostoria after more than 30 years of employment.

He was a member of Elks Lodge 935, the American Legion and VFW, and a former memberof Eagles and and the Fostoria United Sportsman Club, all of Fostoria.

Services in the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Memory Gardens, near Arcadia, where military graveside services will be conducted by the United Veterans of Fostoria.

Visitation at the funeral home will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, where Elks Memorial services will be at 7 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Community Hospice of Seneca County.

 



Jane Alice Harper
Atlas Crankshaft retiree

Jane Alice Harper, 57, of Christopher Drive, Fostoria, died at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, July 28, 1999, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

She was born in Gallipolis June 18, 1942, to William and Susie (Lee) Jackson. Her mother, now Susie Carpenter, survives in Fostoria. On April 3, 1959, in Gallipolis, she married Allen R. Harper Sr. They were divorced.

Other survivors include: a son, Allen R. "Chuck" Harper of Fostoria; two daughters, Amanda Sue Brooks of Findlay and Melissa Ann "Missy" Harper of Fostoria; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Her father and a daughter, Cynthia Joyce Harper, also are deceased.

Mrs. Harper, who attended Bethel Baptist Church, Fostoria, retired in 1998 from Atlas Crankshaft, Fostoria, where she had been employed for more than 20 years.

She was a member of the Union Baptist Church, Blackfork, Ohio, and the Atlas Bowling League. She also served as former chairperson for Toys for Tots in the Fostoria area.

The Rev. William Spencer will be the officiant at the 11 a.m. Friday service in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

 



Robert L. Hayes Sr.
Fostoria Autolite retiree

Robert L. Hayes Sr., 71, died at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Aug. 2, 1999, at his residence at 194 First Ave.

He was born in Chicago, Ill., July 24, 1928, the son of George Edward and Bonnie I. (Counterman) Hayes. His wife, Elsie Marie (Dodson) Hayes, whom he married July 25, 1947, in Toledo, survives.

Survivors also include: two sons, Robert L. Hayes Jr. of Curtice and David M. Hayes of Tiffin; a daughter, Mrs. David (Darlene) Fatzinger of Tiffin; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Edward T. Hayes of Riverside, Calif. and James A. Hayes of Tiffin; and two sisters, Mrs. Dan (Irene) Mohr of Harrietta, Mich. and Betty Belsik of Rossford.

Three brothers, Floyd, Albert and Kenneth Hayes and a sister, Mary Slotowiski, are deceased.

Mr. Hayes, who served as a commandant in the Civil Air Patrol Cadets during the late 1950s and early 1960s, retired as a journeyman machine repairman from Autolite in Fostoria after 28 years of service. He also served 10 years as an apprentice machine repairman.

Also a World War II U.S. Air Force veteran, he was a member of the Church of Christ, where he served as an elder and treasurer and the Reyes Syndrome Foundation 52 Ohio Chapter, where he served as president.

The Rev. Fred Edens will be the officiant at the 11 a.m. Wednesday service in the Turner-Engle Funeral Home, with. burial following in Fairmont Cemetery. Military graveside services will be conducted by the United Veteran's Council.

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

Memorials may be made to Mercy Home Care or the Reyes Syndrome Foundation

 



Carl E. Holman
Atlas Crankshaft retiree

Carl E. Holman, 71, of 6817 N. CR 25, Fostoria, died Sunday evening, Aug. 1, 1999, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born June 15, 1928, in Perry County, Ind., to Anthony E. and Anna S. (Hubert) Holman. On Oct. 11, 1958, in St. Patrick Catholic Church, Bascom, he married Cordelia T. Sheeter, who survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: three sons, Michael C. and Edward J. Holman, both of Fostoria, and David A. Holman of Rising Sun; five grandchildren; three brothers, Allen and Tony Holman, both of Fostoria, and Omer Holman of Oregon, Ohio; and four sisters, Katie Mosier, Cecilia Droll and Bernadine Droll, all of Fostoria, and Mary Kinn of Bluffton.

Three brothers, Herman, Porter and Leonard Holman, are deceased.

Mr. Holman, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean Conflict, retired in 1988 from the Atlas Crankshaft, Fostoria, after 25 years of employment.

He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria and the Fostoria United Sportsman Club.

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

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

Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin Church's "Continuing the Vision Fund."

 



Mary 'Joan' (Thiry) Huth
Secretary/administrative assistant

Mary "Joan" Huth, 69, of 604 N. Vine St., Fostoria, died at 1:02 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, 1999, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

She was born Feb. 11, 1930, in Wyandot County, to Raymond F. and Gertrude M. (Thiry) Collet. Her mother survives in Findlay. On May 28, 1949, in St. Michael's Catholic Church, Findlay, she married George "William" Huth, who preceded her in death July 2, 1976.

Survivors include: two sons, Michael R. Huth of Manchester, Mass., and Gregory G. Huth of Cleveland; two daughters, Nancy M. Huth of Muncie, Ind., and Sandra D. Huth Grosko of Pickerington; two grandchildren; and a brother, Bernard J. Collet of Mansfield.

Also preceding her in death were her father and a daughter, Cynthia Huth.

Mrs. Huth, a secretary, was recently employed by Rural Life Ministry/Diocese of Toledo. She also served as administrative assistant for Catholic Charities for 18 years and was the former owner/manager, with her husband, of Commercial Press in Fostoria for 18 years.

She had previously worked as a secretary at Ohio Oil (now Marathon), Patterson's Department Store and National Automotive Fibers, all of Findlay.

A 1947 graduate of Findlay High School, she was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, its Rosary-Altar Society and the church Finance Committee. She also served the church as a lector and usher and St. Wendelin Schools as a former member of the its Advisory Committee, Parish Council and organizer of its Music Boosters.

She currently served as vice president of the Board of United Way, vice-chair of the board of Fostoria Chapter American Red Cross, past president of Altrusa of Fostoria; former memer of Altrusa District Board and former Camp Fire leader.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, with the rosary recited at 12:30 p.m. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, will be 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, where the rosary will be recited at 8:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin Schools, the American Red Cross or the American Cancer Society.

 



Jackie N. Hardin
U.S. Air Force retiree

Jackie N. Hardin, 61, of Sandusky Street, Fostoria, was found dead at 7:55 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, at his residence.

He was born April 27, 1938, in New Castle, Ind., to the late

John N. and Myra M. (Minton) Hardin.

Surviving are: two sons, Jack N. Hardin of Ringgold, Ga. and Alexander J. Hardin of South Bend, Ind.; two daughters, Mrs. Terry (Venessa) Oliver and Mrs. Ed (Pamela) Rivera, both of Ootlewah, Tenn.; a brother, James N. Hardin of Grand Rapids, Mich. and six grandchildren.

A sister, Joyce Ankrum, also is deceased.

Mr. Hardin was employed since 1987 as superintendent of Right-of-Way, with Mustang Engineering of Fostoria, and had been with the Independent Pipeline Project since July of 1998.

He also served as dean of Park College in Parkville, Mo. and had owned and operated a heating, air conditioning and refrigeration business in Texas.

He attended the Grove Street Tabernacle, Carey and was a member of the Fostoria Kiwanis Club and the Spiceland, Ind. Masonic Lodge.

He received a bachelors degree in management and human resources and an associate degree in management and organizational behavior, both in 1982 from Park College..

Mr. Hardin retired in 1980 from the U.S. Air Force, after 24 years of service.

The Rev. Clayton Young will be the officiant at the 10:30 a.m. Wednesday service in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Interment will be in Dayton National Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where a Masonic service will be conducted at 7 p.m.

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

 



Cahleene Haldeman
Retired homemaker

Cahleene Haldeman, 86, formerly of West Millgrove and Lima, died at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, in St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.

She was born in Lima, Aug. 11, 1913, to Henry D. and Verla M. (Brenneman) Allen. On May 14, 1939, in Findlay, she married Charles W. Haldeman, who preceded her in death May 7.

Survivors include: a son, Edward D. Haldeman of West Millgrove; and a grandson, Eric Haldeman of Louisville, Ky.

A sister, Geraldeene Allen, also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Haldeman, a homemaker, was a 1931 graduate of Lima High School.

She was a member of High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria, where she taught Primary Sunday School class for 31 years and a member of its Pathfinders Class and the 1939 Bereans.

A charter member of the Child Conservation League, West Millgrove, she also was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the West Millgrove Fire Department.

The Rev. Jeffrey L. Waite will be the officiant at the 11 a.m. Friday service in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Memory Gardens, near Arcadia.

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

Memorials may be made to St. Catherine's Care Center Activity Fund.

 



William P. Hanson
Retired salesman

William P. Hanson, 82, of 842 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, died at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, 1999, in the Medical College of Ohio Hospital, Toledo.

He was born in Johnstown, Pa., July 6, 1917, to Sylvester and Elizabeth (Beach) Hanson. On June 29, 1946, in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, he married Rita M. Hoffbauer, who survives in Fostoria.

Also surviving are two sons, Ronald P. and Donald P. Hanson, both of Fostoria; a sister, Mrs. Rita Gulley of Johnstown; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Mr. Hanson, a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church and Eagles Club 430, both of Fostoria, retired in 1977, after eight years of employment as a salesman at Tom Davis Motors, formerly of Fostoria.

A funeral Mass in St. Wendelin Catholic Church will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, with the rosary recited at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation is 7-9 p.m. today at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will be at 8:30 p.m.

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

 



Quang M. Huynh
Fostoria resident

Quang M. Huynh, 48, of 6075 CR 23, Fostoria, died at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, in the Medical College of Ohio, Toledo. He was born June 1, 1951, to Son Q. and Tuyet T. (Pham) Huynh in Vietnam. On Jan. 10, 1971, he married Hong T. Tong. She survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: four sons, Dung M. Huynh of Fostoria, Ho M. and Vu T. Huynh, both of Cleveland, and Long M. Huynh of Dearborn Heights, Mich.; two daughters, Thanh T. T. Huynh of Columbus, and Kim T. T. Huynh of Cincinnati; six brothers, all of Vietnam; and four sisters, all of Vietnam.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Binh Q. Huynh.

Mr. Huynh was a weight master for 12 years at Blanchard Valley Farmers Co-Op, Fostoria Branch. He also owned and operated the China Rose Chinese-American Restaurant in Findlay. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Fostoria.

The Rev. Branson J. Hawkes will officiate the 1 p.m. Saturday service at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation hours are 2-4 and 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, Fostoria.

 



Ben Holeman
Fostoria Union Carbide retiree

Ben Holeman, 78, of West Millgrove, died early Sunday morning, Nov. 21, 1999, at his winter residence in Tampa, Fla.

He was born in Jerry; City, Oct. 12, 1921, to Perry E. and Gertrude (Glovner) Holeman. His first wife, Tillie Lucretia "Pat" (Rathburn) Holeman, whom he married Aug. 3, 1946, , died April 27, 1984. On March 9, 1986, he married Jeanne D. (Purdy) Vitte who survives.

Other survivors include: two sons, Clifford G. Holeman of Perrysburg and Gary L. Holeman of Fostoria; a daughter, Dianna Reichenbaugh of West Millgrove; a step-son, Charles F. Vitte of Tampa; three sisters, Mrs. Bill (Helen) Boice of Bowling Green, Mrs. John (Louise) Woessner of Tontogany and Mae Allgire of Weston; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A brother, Bill Holeman, is deceased.

Mr. Holeman, a 1939 graduate of Cygnet High School, retired from the Fostoria Union Carbide.

A World War II U.S. Army veteran, having received six Bronze Stars and a Good Conduct medal, he was a member of the Fostoria Masonic Lodge, where he was a 32 degree mason; and a former member of the Fostoria Moose Lodge.

He also served as past captain of the West Millgrove Volunteer Fire Department.

Services in the Barndt Funeral Home, Wayne, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Edward Morris officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, West Millgrove.

Visitation at the funeral home is 5-9 p.m. today and noon-2 p.m. Wednesday. Masonic services are at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to West Millgrove Volunteer Fire Department.

 




Mary Dorothy Johnson

Former Commission on Aging kitchen helper

Mary Dorothy (Johnson) Johnson, 90, died at 5 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1999, inSt. Catherine's Care Center, 25 Christopher Drive, Fostoria, where she resided.

She was born Dec. 20, 1908, in Kellerman, Ala., to William and Mattie (May) Johnson. In 1935, in Birmingham, Ala., she married Robert Johnson, who preceded her in death in 1977.

A daughter, Mrs. Raymond (Delight) Whiteside of Fostoria; and five grandchildren, survive.

Also preceding her in death were: three brothers, David, Albert and Paul Johnson; and three sisters, Billie English, Tola Treadwell and Lillie Stowers.

Mrs. Johnson, a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses, Fostoria, had been employed as a kitchen helper for 15 years for the Commission on Aging, Fostoria.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, with Andrew Veres officiating. Memorial services will be 2 p.m., Jan. 30 at Jehovah's Witnesses.

Visitation will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorials may be made to Jehovah's Witnesses, Rt. 23, Fostoria, Ohio 44830.

 



Travis E. Jackson
Fostoria High School athlete

Travis E. Jackson, 15, 487 Columbus Ave., Fostoria, died at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 1999, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born April 21, 1983, in Findlay, to Duane E. Jackson and Terry (Tate) Jackson Tucker, who survive in Fostoria.

Also surviving are his step-father, George S. Tucker Jr., Fostoria; two brothers, Torrence D. Jackson and Tremain H. Jackson of Fostoria; four sisters: Mrs. Josh (Theresa) Hamlin of Findlay, Annlisa M. Jackson, Taylor M. Tucker, Amanda E. Jackson of Fostoria; a step-brother, Cory L. Tucker, of Fostoria; two step-sisters, Porcia D. Tucker and Latoya B. Tucker, of Fostoria; maternal grandfather, Richard H. Tate of Fostoria; paternal grandparents, Julia and Irvin Jackson of Fostoria; paternal step-grandparents, George and Bernice Tucker Sr. of Fostoria.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Nancy M. Tate.

Mr. Jackson, a sophomore at Fostoria High School, was a member of the track, cross country and basketball teams. He also was a member of the Pride and Dare program, and the high school's Redman Review newspaper.

Steve Cain will officiate at the 1 p.m., Monday, March 15, 1999 service at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home with burial in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation is from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 14, 1999 at the funeral home.

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

 




Helen L. Jordan
Fostoria homemaker

Helen L. Jordan, 56, died at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at her home on West Clark Street, Fostoria.

She was born June 20, 1942, in Fostoria, to the late Luther W. and Margaret E. (Hook) McConaha. Her husband, Ronald L. Jordan, whom she married April 3, 1965, in Fostoria, died March 7, 1993.

Survivors include: three sons, Ronald K. Jordan of Tiffin, William L. Jordan of Findlay and Charles J. Jordan of Fostoria; three daughters, Judith Jordan, Mrs. Scott (Nancy) Grieselding and Mrs. Howard (Jennifer) Clark, all of Fostoria; five brothers, Wilbur "Pete," Hiram "Eddie" and Elmer McConaha, all of Fostoria, Patrick McConaha of Kansas and Robert McConaha of Tiffin; two sisters, Carolyn Daughenbaugh and Judith McConaha, both of Fostoria; and nine grandchildren.

A brother, Richard McConaha, is deceased.

Mrs. Jordan was a homemaker.

The Rev. Donald R. Goodwin will be the officiant at the 2 p.m. Friday service in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation at the funeral home will be one hour before the service on Friday.

 




Ralph Dwight Jackson
Retired Standard Oil employee

Ralph Dwight Jackson, 78, of 461 W. Lytle St., 181, Fostoria, died at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 1999, at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria. He was born Dec. 4, 1920, to Ralph R. and Blanche (Angle) Jackson. He married Carolyn Powell; they divorced.

Survivors include: a stepson, James Powell of Toledo; a stepdaughter, Sue Keegan of Carey; long time companion, Geraldine Buckner; and seven step-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death was a sister, Gweneth Lambert.

Mr. Jackson was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in World War II in submarines 1941-1947. He retired from Standard Oil as pipeline pump station operator. Life memberships included: American Legion Post 73; VFW Post 421; Eagles Aerie 430; and United Sportsman, all of Fostoria.

The graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. June 10 at Sugar Ridge Cemetery, Leipsic. Military rites will be conducted by United Veterans Council of Fostoria. The Hartley Funeral Home of McComb is handling the arrangements.

 



Agnes A. Jenks
Retired grocery clerk

Agnes A. Jenks, 86, formerly of Lunt Street, Fostoria, died at 4 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999, in St. Catherine's Care Center, Christopher Drive, Fostoria, where she was a resident.

She was born Oct. 24, 1912, in Jemison, Ala., to Walter and Rhoda (Scott) Maddox. She first married Ralph H. Dingelstedt Dec. 21, 1930, in Lomax, Ala. He died June 6, 1956. Her second husband, Charles L. Jenks, whom she married June 3, 1961, in Fostoria, died May 24, 1982.

Surviving are a son, Laurel K. Dingelstedt of Arcadia; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Two brothers, Hershel and James Maddox; and two sisters, Syble Chandler and Coatnie Channell, also are deceased.

Mrs. Jenks, a member of the Fostoria Baptist Church, retired in 1974 as a clerk from Saubers Meats.

She also was a member of Women of the Moose 154, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Fostoria Senior Citizens and Fostoria Chapter 94 Order Eastern Star, which she had served as worthy matron.

The Rev. David Chapman will be the officiant at the 10 a.m. Thursday service in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in St. Wendelin Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation is 3-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home, where Eastern Star Memorial services will be at 7.

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


 

William S. Jurrus
Gray Printing Co. retiree

William S. Jurrus, 86, formerly of West Tiffin Street, Fostoria, died at 2:05 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 26, 1999, in the Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

He was born in Fostoria, Feb. 2, 1913, to Earl and Ellen (Scott) Jurrus. On May 8, 1937, in Auburn, Ind., he married Katheryn L. Parkins, who preceded him in death July 13, 1994.

Survivors include: two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Rebecca) Pullins of Fostoria and Mrs. David (Cynthia) Dominique of Bloomdale; three brothers, Richard Jurrus of Hamilton and Max and Duane Jurrus, both of Fostoria; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a step-great-grandchild.

Also preceding him in death were an infant son, Michael L. Jurrus; a brother, Carl Jurrus; and a sister, Florence Switzer.

Mr. Jurrus, a 1933 graduate of Fostoria High School, retired in 1978 from the Gray Printing Co. in Fostoria, after 45 years of employment.

A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a former member of the Moose Lodge and the Fostoria YMCA.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, with the Rev. Jeffrey L. Waite officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

Memorials may be made to the Good Shepherd Home.

Information gathered by William Cline

 

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