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2002 Obituaries - C & D

Callendar, Charles
CARDWELL, L. WILSON
CARREL, ADDA
CAUDILL, PATRICIA
CHAFFEE, BETTY LOU
CHANCEY, FRANCES ANN
CHAPLIN, DOROTHY L.
COLE, DAISY E.
COLE, DAVID L.
COLE, SUMMER RENEE
COLVIN, ESTHER M.
COMPTON, BARBARA C.
CONRAD, REV. A. RICHARD
COOK, HELEN G.
COOK, VERNER A.
COOPER, DAVID A.
COPPES, HARRY G.
COPPUS, DUANE C.
CORNER, DALE
COSS, JOSEPH
COUSINS, FRANCES I.
Creager, Florence M.
CRUM, JAMES MICHAEL
CULLISON-GRIFFIN, EMMA
Curry, Ronald E. "Catfish"
DAHMS, JANET L.
DeBOLT, EVELYN J.
DEUBLE, DONALD E.
DILLON, DOROTHY I.
DILLON, MARY M.
DONALDSON, HENRIETTA
DUCKWORTH, E. ODESSA


 

CHANCEY, FRANCES ANN

Frances Ann Chancey, 66, of Stinchcomb Drive, Fostoria, died at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at her residence.

She was born March 23, 1935, in Tontogany, Ohio to the late David J. and Carrie U. (Ershick) Vollmar. She married Jack E. Chancey on Nov. 30, 1952, in Luckey, Ohio and he survives in Fostoria.

Survivors also include: three sons, Alvin E. Chancey of Perrysburg, Calvin E. Chancey of Bowling Green, and Eugene D. Chancey of Fostoria; four daughters, Mrs. Derald (Brenda S.) Carr of Fostoria, Mrs. Franklin (Darlene) Williams of Lima, Amy J. Sheridan and Mrs. Robert (Rhonda A.) Rife, both of Fostoria; four brothers, Richard Vollmar of Maumee, David and George Vollmar, both of Tontogany, Ohio, and Lawrence Vollmar of Weston, Ohio; five sisters, Mrs. Ilene Jeffers and Mrs. Betty Box, both of Grand Rapids, Ohio, Mrs. Ruby Ducas and Mrs. Rosemary Davis, both of Weston, Ohio, and Mrs. Shirley Householder of Orlando, Fla., 23 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Services will take place at 1 p.m. Friday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria. Interment will be in Graham Cemetery in Wayne.

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


Creager, Florence M.

Florence M. Creager, 91, of Port Clinton, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Riverview Senior Health Care Campus, Oak Harbor. She was born April 5, 1910, in Tiffin to Henry and Amelia (Klingshirn) Straub. She married Oscar Creager, who preceded her in death Nov. 18, 1972.

Survivors include: a son, William of Wakefield; four brothers, Robert of Bettsville, Henry and Lloyd of Tiffin, and Clarence of McCutchenville; and five sisters, Helen Santos, Dorothy Lake and Bernice Payne, all of Tiffin, and Marie Kiser of Bettsville, and Rose Mary Huff of Fostoria.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Robert.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Port Clinton. Interment will follow in Farewell Retreat Cemetery, Republic.

Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements are by the Gerner-Wolf-Brossia-Marsh Funeral Home, Port Clinton.


CORNER, DALE

Graveside services for Dale David John Corner, 82, of 2116 Cobblestone Drive, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, with military rites by United Veterans of Fostoria.

There will be no visitation.

Mr. Corner died at 6:35 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 28, 1919, in Lockport, N.Y. to Thomas N. and Cleva (Gibson) Corner. He married Marguerite L. Raymont on Dec. 28, 1941, in Fostoria, and she survives.

Also surviving are a son, Thomas C. of Tiffin; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and three sisters, Marge K. Desormeau, Fort Myers, Fla.; Evelyn Twardak, Lawrenceville, Ga.; and Betty Wonders, West Independence.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Oletha Martin.

Mr. Corner retired in 1984 after 38 years as a construction electrician for Local 8 IBEW, Toledo.

He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran of World War II, serving on the USS Prudent from 1942-45.

Mr. Corner was a member of Local 8 IBEW and American Legion Post 73, Fostoria; and a former member of VFW and Masonic Lodge 288 F&AM, both of Fostoria; and Zenobia Shrine, Toledo.

Memorials may be made to Bridge Home Health & Hospice, 425 Frazer St., Findlay.

Arrangements are by Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria.


 

COLE, DAVID L.

David L. Cole, 65, of 92 Haven Dr., West Melbourne, Fla., and formerly of Fostoria, died at 7:10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4,
2002, in the Tandem Health Care, Melbourne, Fla.

 
He was born in Fostoria on Nov. 25, 1936, to Herbert Raymond and Esther U. (Moyer) Cole, who are both deceased. He
married DeAnna DeMeritt Aug. 3, 1968, and she survives in Florida.
 
Also surviving are: a son, Mark Cole of West Melbourne, Fla.; and a brother, Roger R. Cole of Lynchburg, Va.
 
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
There will be no visitation.
 

The Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, is handling the arrangements.


DEUBLE, DONALD E.

Donald E. Deuble, 73, of 507 W. Center St., Fostoria, died Sunday morning, Feb. 17, 2002, in Fostoria.

He was born Sept. 1, 1928, in Adrian to Guy and Gertrude (Shockey) Deuble. He married Mary Carder, and they were divorced. She survives in Fostoria. He later married Mary Veliquette, and they were divorced. She survives in Fostoria.

Also surviving are three sons, Donnie Jr., Greg and Chad, all of Fostoria; a stepson, Jimmy Loving, Middlefield; three daughters, Mrs. Terry (Rosetta) Gottfried, Bucyrus; Roberta Prenzlin, Reseda, Calif.; Mrs. Rob (Janet) Hickle, Fostoria; a stepdaughter, Gail Kimble, Fostoria; seven grandchildren; 13 step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Vane of Fostoria; and three sisters, Dorothy Thompson, Tiffin; and Patricia Farwig and Florence Duvall, both of Fostoria.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Ivan.

Mr. Deuble retired in 1983 after 35 years as a brick mason at Union Carbide, now National Electric Carbon, Fostoria.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

He was a member of Fostoria AMVETS and a former member of Fostoria Eagles and Moose lodges.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Larry W. Knigga officiating, with military rites by United Veterans of Fostoria. Burial will be in Ohio Veterans Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman.

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

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


DILLON, DOROTHY I.

Memorial services for Dorothy I. Dillon, 89, formerly of Fostoria, will be held in early March at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Mrs. Dillon died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at Lacanada Care Center, Tucson, Ariz.

She was born Dec. 20, 1912, in Bloomdale to Irvin and Flo Amelia (Ditto) Markle. She married Carl S. Dillon on Aug. 31, 1932, and he died June 14, 1953.

Surviving are a son, Terry of Tucson, Ariz.; six daughters, Marjorie Smith, Tucson, Ariz.; Marilyn Faust and Mrs. Don (Janice) Nelson, both of Fostoria; Mrs. Terry (Joan) Haughawout, Bloomdale; Mrs. William (Barbara) Walker, Findlay; Mrs. Roy (Linda) Byrd, Middletown; 14 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Eldon "Matt;" two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother, Irvin Markle; and a half brother, Luther Linhart.

Mrs. Dillon retired in 1975 from the cafeteria at Bendix, now Honeywell.

She was a 1931 graduate of Bloomdale High School.

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


COUSINS, FRANCES I.

Funeral services for Frances I. Cousins, 95, a resident of Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria, will be held at noon Saturday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Marvin L. Houston officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

Mrs. Cousins died at 9:20 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at the nursing home.

She was born May 13, 1906, in Lindville, Va. to John and Josephine Temple. She married William L. Lawson, and he preceded her in death. She later married George Cousins, and he preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons, William S. Lawson I and Don J. Lawson, both of Fostoria; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Clara Haskins and Evelyn Brooks, both of Philadelphia, Pa.

She was preceded in death by a son, Lacy Robert Lawson; a daughter, Doris L. Burse; a grandchild; a great-grandchild; and two brothers, John and Andrew Temple.

Mrs. Cousins was a seamstress.

She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church, Toledo.

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


DONALDSON, HENRIETTA

Henrietta Ann Donaldson, 63, of 1725 Walnut St., Fostoria, formerly of Tiffin, died 8:15 a.m. Monday March 4, 2002 at The Toledo Hospital. She was born Aug. 14, 1938 to the late Clifford and Hazel (Beachner) Berger. She married Paul L. Donaldson Sr. on March 31, 1956 in Fostoria.

Henrietta was a homemaker and had been employed at Tri-County Veterinary Clinic and Gilbert Tools in Fostoria. Also she was a Professional Cake Decorator. She was a member of Women of the Moose #1567.

Henrietta was a homemaker and had been employed at Tri-County Veterinary Clinic and Gilbert Tools in Fostoria. Also she was a Professional Cake Decorator. She was a member of Women of the Moose #1567.

Henrietta is survived by two sons, Paul L. Donaldson Jr., of Tiffin and Leonard W. Donaldson of Fostoria; two daughters, Mrs. Leo (Vickie) Dannenberger of Bradner and Mrs. Mario (Dawn) DeLaRosa of Fosstoria; two brothers, Thomas Berger of Millbury and Clifford Berger of Oregon, Ohio; a sister Mrs. Wilma Teems of Toledo; one step-grandchild and 10 grandchildren.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, with the Rev. Doug Geraand officiating.

Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, Arcadia.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home where Women of the Moose Memorial Services will be
conducted at 7 p.m.


COPPES, HARRY G.

Harry G. Coppes, 90, of North Baltimore, and formerly of Van Buren and Findlay, died at
12:50 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2002, at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.

He was born March 12, 1912, in Findlay to Daniel Curtis and Bessie (Baumgardner) Coppes. He married Beaulah Creps in 1936, and they divorced. He later married Virginia Ladd in 1947, and she died in 1999.

Surviving are two daughters, Marilyn Rose Jules, Georgia; and Nina Jean Rude, rural Fostoria; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Vernon W. of Fostoria; and three sisters, Marge King, North Baltimore; Mildred Mathies, Wisconsin; and Hazel E. Berry, Tiffin.

Mr. Coppes retired as a mechanic from the Ford garage in North Baltimore.

He was a U.S. Merchant Marines veteran, serving from 1942-45.

He attended Van Buren schools.

He was a charter member of North Baltimore Eagles; and a member of North Baltimore American Legion.

No funeral services or visitation will be held. The body will be cremated.


CARREL, ADDA

Adda "Dot" Carrel, 91, formerly of East Lytle Street, Fostoria, died Friday, March 29, 2002, at the Countryside Community Care Center, Fremont.

She was born Dec. 4, 1910, in North Baltimore to Charles F. and Anna (Hile) Snyder. She married S. James Carrel Dec. 21, 1934, in North Baltimore. He is deceased.

Survivors include: a daughter, Gwen Wisbon of Fremont; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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

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


CARDWELL, L. WILSON

Funeral services for L. Wilson Cardwell, 85, of Township Road 258, Alvada, will be held at
11 a.m. Thursday at West Independence United Methodist Church, the Revs. Lowell Reeder and Marc Kelly officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, West Independence.

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

Mr. Cardwell died at 10:12 p.m. Sunday, March 31, 2002, at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.

He was born Sept. 7, 1916, in Hancock County to Seth and Ida (Myers) Cardwell. He married Florence Zellers on Sept. 22, 1938, in Findlay, and she survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Ronald of Mount Gilead; Dennis of Fostoria; and Roger of Vanlue; two daughters, Mrs. Ted (Rosemary) Walter, Carey; and Mrs. Tom (Gloria) Duffield, Fostoria; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Clyde of Carey; and a sister, Vera Arnold, Vanlue.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Ellis.

Mr. Cardwell retired in 1981 as a farmer, and had worked at Snyder Lumber Co., Vanlue.

He was a member of West Independent United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to the church or Vanlue Athletic Boosters.


COSS, JOSEPH

Joseph Daniel Coss, 30, of 562 Angela Drive, Fostoria, died of natural causes at 6:04a.m.
Monday, April 1, 2002, at Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born Nov. 24, 1971, in Fostoria to Thomas C. and Lorraine (Dible) Coss. They survive in Fostoria.

Also surviving are two brothers, James C. and Steven J., both of Fostoria; a maternal grandmother, Jocelyn Dible, Port Clinton; paternal grandmother, Virginia Coss, Cygnet.

Mr. Coss was a 1991 graduate of Hopewell-Loudon High School.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Donald Goodwin officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay.

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

Memorials may be made to Lupus Foundation or Seneca County Dialysis Center in care of the funeral home, PO Box 47, Fostoria, 44830.


COOK, VERNER A.

Verner A. Cook, 80, 917 East Park Dr., Fostoria, died 9:30 p.m. in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.

He was born Jan. 19, 1922, in Spencer to Clement C. and Isabel (Lichtle) Cook. Both are deceased. On Sept. 9, 1945, he married Margaret E. (Mackey) Cook at Virginia Beach, Va. She survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: two sons, Wayne T. Cook of Bel Air, Md. and Steven J. Cook of Fostoria; two daughters, Jane M. Cook of Perrysburg and Patty A. Grill of Gainesville, Fla.; seven grandchildren and a great-grandson; and a sister, Phyllis Scherger of Fostoria.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church. Burial will be at St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery.

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


COMPTON, BARBARA C.

Barbara C. "Carly" Compton, 74, of Bogart Road, Sandusky, died at 10: 56 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2002, at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Toledo.

She was born May 24, 1927, in Fostoria to Frank and Laila (Detillion) Compton.

Survivors include: her friend and caregiver, Donna Foos of Sandusky; a sister, Eileen Hamilton of Fostoria; two nieces, Sue Holman of Rockingham, NC, and Nancy Shaferly of Fostoria; three great-nephews and three great-nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Deane Compton.

Miss Compton retired in 1987 as an assembler at Ford Motor Co. with more than 30 years of service. She was a 1945 graduate of Jackson Liberty High School and a member of the Erie County Humane Society.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria with the Rev. Branson Hawkes officiating. Burial will be in Kansas Cemetery near Kansas, Ohio.

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

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Erie County.


 
CONRAD, REV. A. RICHARD
 
  FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Rev. A. Richard Conrad, 84, of Encore Village, Tucson, Ariz., and formerly of Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Brethren Church, Fostoria, the Revs. Keith Davis and Kenneth Graham officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.
 
  Rev. Conrad died at 6:45 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2002, at his residence.
 
  He was born Jan. 14, 1918, in Bascom to Rev. Glen and Lorena (Dillon) Conrad. He married Minnie L. Boice Aug. 31, 1938, and she died May 18, 2000.
 
  Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Snowden (Barbara) Moyer, Tucson, Ariz.; two grandchildren; and a brother, Rev. Paul of Bowling Green.
 
  He was preceded in death by a sister, Arlene Conrad.
 
  Mr. Conrad retired in 1984 as senior pastor and counselor for Trinity United Brethren Church, and was then a substitute pastor for Weslyan Church in Wayne and Nazarene Church in Risingsun. He also was a pastor in Jerry City and Mount Zion.
 
  He was a 1936 graduate of Bowling Green High School.
 
  He was a member of Trinity United Brethren Church, and was former treasurer of United Brethren Church Conference. He was past president of Portage Holiness Camp, where he was awarded President-Emeritus in 1999.
 

  Memorials may be made to Trinity United Brethren Church or Weslyan Church.



COLE, SUMMER RENEE
 
  CYGNET -- Graveside services for Summer Renee Cole, infant daughter of Steve E. and Shelly (Hopple) Cole, of Cygnet, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bethel-Ten Mile Cemetery, Portage Township, the Rev. Paul Eichar officiating.
 
  There will be no visitation.
 
  The child was stillborn at 12:57 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2002, at St. Vincent-Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.
 
  Surviving besides her parents are two brothers, Stephen H. and her twin, Seth Ryan, both at home; paternal grandparents Barbara Shupe, North Baltimore; Mr. and Mrs. Don Cole, Carey; paternal great-grandparents, William and Mary Kreais, Fostoria; maternal grandparents, Fred and Kay Hopple,  Bairdstown; and maternal great-grandparents, Roger and Ann Trumbull, North Baltimore; and Charlotte Hopple, Van Buren.
 

  Arrangements are by Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.



COOK, HELEN G.
 
  NORTH BALTIMORE -- Helen G. Cook, 87, of 600 Sterling Drive, North Baltimore, died at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, July 14, 2002, at Wood County Hospital, Bowling Green.
 
  She was born Aug. 16, 1914, in Hancock County to Willard and Gladys (Osenbaugh) Woodruff. She married Wayne Cook on July 15, 1931, and he survives.
 
  Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Jack (Barbara) Phillips, North Baltimore; Mrs. Kenneth (Wanda) Scholl, Deshler; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
 
  She was preceded in death by a son, Wayne Jr.; and a brother, Paul Woodruff.
 
  Mrs. Cook retired from Ford Motor Co. (now Autolite), Fostoria, after 29 1/2 years.
 
  She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary 539 and a charter member of Eagles Lodge 2633, both in North Baltimore.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore, the Rev. Dennis Woodruff officiating. Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery, Bloom Township, Wood County.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 

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



CRUM, JAMES MICHAEL
 
  FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for James Michael Crum, 26, of 214 E. Tiffin St., Fostoria, will be private. Burial and visitation also will be private.
 
  Mr. Crum died at 4:58 a.m. Sunday, July 14, 2002, at Toledo Hospital.
 
  He was born May 18, 1976, in Cleveland to Frank Ellis and Sharon K. (Blinn) Crum Jr. His mother survives in Fostoria.
 
  Also surviving are four brothers, Frank Ellis II and Bobby B., both of Fostoria; Christopher L. of New Market, Tenn.; and Kyle H. Traxler, Fremont; three sisters, Paula J. Aspell and Billie Jo Crum, both of New Market, Tenn.; and Martha Louise Crum, Fostoria; and a grandmother, Carrie Miller, Marion.
 
  He was preceded in death by two sisters, Tammy Lee and Kimberly K. Crum.
 
  Mr. Crum attended School of Hope, where he played on the basketball team, and was employed by Sanco Industries through the school.
 

  Memorials may be made to the family in care of Mann-Hare Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Fostoria, 44830.



DAHMS, JANET L.
 
  RISINGSUN -- Funeral services for Janet L. Dahms, 66, of Risingsun, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at  Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery, near Risingsun.
 
  Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today and an hour before services Friday at the funeral home.
 
  Mrs. Dahms died at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2002, at St. Vincent's Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.
 
  She was born Feb. 16, 1936, in Risingsun to Durbin and Alice (Mathias) Few. Her mother survives in Risingsun. She married Ansel Dahms in December 1959, and he survives in Helena.
 
  Also surviving are two sons, Jeffery and Michael "Brett," both of Risingsun; three daughters, Mrs. Bobby  (Teresa) Brown, McCutchenville; Kristina Dahms, Fostoria; and Brenda Dahms, Risingsun; 10
  grandchildren; a brother, William Few, Risingsun; and a sister, Mrs. Larry (Carolyn) Tyson, Risingsun.
 
  Mrs. Dahms retired as a press operator at Airfoil Textron, Fostoria.
 

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



CHAPLIN, DOROTHY L.
 Sister of Fostorian
 
  UPPER SANDUSKY -- Funeral services for Dorothy L. Chaplin, 80, of Wyandot County Nursing  Home, Upper Sandusky, and formerly of Columbus and Toledo, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Good  Shepherd of the Deaf Lutheran Church, Toledo, the Rev. Shirrel Petzoldt officiating. Burial will be in  Ottawa Hills Memorial Park, Toledo.
 
  Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the church, at 5859 Elmer Drive, Toledo.
 
  Mrs. Chaplin died at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002 at her residence.
 
  She was born April 22, 1922 in Fostoria to Arthur and Ora (Henning) Sowers. She married Warren G.  Chaplin on Oct. 12, 1946 in Toledo, and he died Feb. 9, 1988.
 
  Survivors include her caretaker and niece Sharyn Warfel, Upper Sandusky; and three sisters, Mrs.  Richard (Elizabeth) Miller, Defiance; Eleanor Householder, Upper Sandusky; and Mrs. Paul (Jean)  Steyer, Fostoria.
 
  Mrs. Chaplin retired as a glass inspector at Libby Owens Glass Co., Toledo, where she worked for 37  years.
 
  She had attended Ohio School for the Deaf, Columbus.
 
  She was a member of Good Shepherd of the Deaf Lutheran Church and its choir; Toledo Deaf Club and  its bowling league; International Lutheran Deaf Association; and Ohio School for the Deaf Alumni  Association.
 

  Memorials may be made to Ohio School for the Deaf, or to Good Shepherd of the Deaf Lutheran  Church, in care of Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay St., Carey 43316-1169.



DUCKWORTH, E. ODESSA
 
  FOSTORIA -- Graveside services for E. Odessa Duckworth, 104, formerly of Lytle Street, Fostoria,  will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, the Rev. Branson Hawkes officiating.
 
  There will be no visitation.
 
  Miss Duckworth died at 7:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.
 
  She was born March 18, 1898, in Clinton, Mo. to Joseph and Sarah (Counselman) Duckworth.
 
  She was preceded in death by a brother, Orva Duckworth; and two sisters, Gladys Duckworth and  Florence West.
 
  Miss Duckworth was a bookkeeper and secretary for many years.
 
  She earned a business administration degree in Missouri.
 
  She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Fostoria.
 
  Memorials may be made to the church.
 

  Arrangements are by Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.



CHAFFEE, BETTY LOU
 
Betty Lou Chaffee, 73, 686 S. Sandusky St., Tiffin, died at 3:40 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, at her residence.
 
She was born July 17, 1929, in Tiffin, to the late Wilbur and Nina (Wise) Feasel. On March 1, 1947, she married CarlSchindler and they divorced. On May 17, 1969, she married Ronald Chaffee, and they divorced.
 
Other survivors include: two sons, Tony (Mary) Schindler of Tiffin and Ron "Jake" (Tammy) Chaffee of Fostoria; threedaughters, Becky (Ruben) Garcia, Nancy (Steven) Williams and Jill (Ben) Lindhorst, all of Tiffin, 22 grandchildren and 12great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles Feasel of Tiffin; and four sisters, Dorothy (Kirby) Tyree, Anna Mae Bagent and Nina Louise Baker, all of Tiffin, and Lillian (Ray) Scott of Lakeland, FL.
 
Preceding her in death were a son, Chuck Schindler; a great-grandchild; four brothers, Billy, Carl, Merrit and Jim Feasel; and two sisters, Thelma Hippler and Florence Keller.
 
Mrs. Chaffee had worked at Tiffin Glass as a bowl straightener and was co-manager at the Seneca County Children's Center for five years. She also was very proud to have raised six children. She was a member of the United Methodist Women in Bloomville.
 
The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in the Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home, with Pastor Scott Blevins officiating.  Burial will immediately follow the funeral service at Seneca Memory Gardens.
 
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio(419) 447-3113.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Hannay-Traunero Funeral Home.



Curry, Ronald E. "Catfish"
    Born in Canton, Ohio on Jan. 5, 1934 Departed on Sep. 23, 2002 and resided in Canton, OH.

    Ronald E. "Catfish" Curry age 68 of Canton, Ohio went home to go fishing with his Lord,  passing away Monday morning in the Mercy Medical Center following an extended illness.

    Born in Canton on January 5, 1934 he was a veteran having served in the U.S. Marine Corp. He was a retired employee of the Timken Co., retiring after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Canton Baptist Temple and a member of the Masonic Lodge.

    He was preceded in death by a son, Gary Curry who passed away in 1981 and also preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Hockenberry and Marsha Hammer and three brothers, Dwayne, Fred and Martin Curry.

    Survivors include his wife, Nancy Curry of the home to whom he had been married for 48 years. His daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Josh Lively of Columbus, OH. Two brothers, Dale and Dennis Curry both of Massillon and two sisters, Johanna Wagner of Canton and Denise Schultz of Fostoria, OH. His mother-in-law, Betty Mawh of the home. Four grandchildren, Nikki, Anna, Missy and Sarah. There is one great grandson, several nieces and nephews, included are Joe & Brian Cline and Tracey Curry of Fostoria, OH. and his trusty companion, Molly.

    Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel at the Canton Baptist Temple with Dr. Harold Henniger and Rev. Delaney Young officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery.

    Calling hours at the Reed Funeral Home on Wednesday evening (tonight) 7-9 p.m. and one hour before services at the church on Thursday from 10-11 a.m.

    Memorial donations may be made to the Canton Baptist Temple, for the Sharing and Caring Program.

Visitation:-- Wednesday Sept. 25, 2002 &Thursday Sept. 26,2002
Service:----- Thursday Sept. 26, 2002

Cemetery:-- West Lawn Cemetery, Canton Ohio 



DeBOLT, EVELYN J.
  Sister of Fostorian
 
 Evelyn Jean DeBolt, 68, of North Sandusky Avenue, Upper Sandusky, died at 12:31 p.m. Tuesday,   Oct. 1, 2002, at her daughter's residence in Upper Sandusky.
 
  She was born Sept. 30, 1934, in Wyandot to Theodore Roosevelt Burk and Nanny Pearl (Fetters) Bell.  She married Dodge G. DeBolt, and he preceded her in death.
 
  Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. David (Debra Jean) Berry and Mrs. Ronald (Amy Lynn) Stansbery,  both of Upper Sandusky; Mrs. James (Tracy Ann) Montgomery, Westerville; Kelly Sue Truex, Marion;  14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mabel "Susie" Quisenberry, Fostoria; Grace  Koehler, Sycamore.
 
  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Paula Kay Moreland; a great-grandchild; a brother, Richard  Bell; a sister, Dorothy Hahn.
 
  Mrs. DeBolt worked at the deli at Marty's IGA, Upper Sandusky, and had worked at Westinghouse in  Upper Sandusky for 16 years.
 
  She was a 1952 graduate of Harpster High School.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Lucas Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky. The body will  be cremated.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
 

  Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wyandot County or American Cancer Society in care of the  funeral home, P.O. Box 207, Upper Sandusky, 43351.



COPPUS, DUANE C.
 
Duane C. Coppus, 78, of S. Twp. Rd. 59, Fostoria, died 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at the Independence House, Fostoria.
 
He was born June 16, 1924, in Seneca County, to Harold and Gertrude (Jordan) Coppus. On June 29, 1947, he married Carol "Joyce" Good, in Fostoria, at St. John's United Church of Christ. She survives in Fostoria.
 
Other survivors include: a son, Stephen C. Coppus of Fostoria; three brothers, Harold and Donavon Coppus, both of Fostoria and James Coppus of Tiffin; two sisters, Karen Girona of LaBelle, Fla. and Betty Libby of Battlecreek, Mich.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Kristine C. Good.
 
Mr. Coppus retired in 2001 as a self-employed farmer. He was a 1942 graduate of Hopewell-Loudon High School. Mr. Coppus was a 24 year 4-H advisor, Charter member of Bascom Lion's Club, past Master of Loudon Center Grange, Hopewell-Loudon School Board member for 14 years, former co-owner of Loudon Meadows Golf Course and Coral Farms in Florida. He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Fostoria.
 
Mr. Coppus was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the 82nd Airborne and Glider Division during WW II.
 
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. John's United Church of Christ in Fostoria, with the Rev. Jim Michaels officiating.  Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, near Fostoria.
 
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
 

Memorial contributions may be made to Seneca County Cancer Association or St. John's United Church of Christ.

 



DILLON, MARY M.
 
Mary M. Dillon, 84, formerly of N. Countyline St., Fostoria, died 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at Winebrenner Care Center, Findlay.
 
She was born Feb. 19, 1918, in Stubenville, Ohio, to Eustachio and Teresa (Marini) Smarrella. On June 28, 2947, she married Ellsworth "Slim" Dillon, in New Mexico.
 
Surviving are: two sons, John A. Dillon of Tiffin and David L. Dillon of Fostoria; three daughters, Mrs. Nan (Bud) Boone of Arcadia, Susan J. Taflinger of Harrisburg, N. C., Mrs. Kathy (Will) Rogers of Westerville; three brothers, Tony Smarrella of Houston, TX, Stephen Smarrella of Mingo Junction, Eugene Smarrella of Weirton, WV; 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; a daughter, Mary Ellen Dillon; three brothers, John, Nick and Joe Smarrella and a grandchild.
 
Mrs. Dillon retired in 1978, after 25 years as a grocery clerk for Nyes Food Giant. She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria.
 
Funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria, with the Rev. Daniel Ring officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.


Callendar, Charles

(Former Fostorian)
 
    Charles E. Callendar, 85 Sun City Ariz, Formerly of Fostoria and Tiffin, died Oct 14, 2002 at Bowwell Memorial Hospital.
 
    He was born Nov. 22, 1916 in Tiffin to Charles E. Sr. and Edith (Merchant) Callendar.  He married Ruth Kennedy and she died April 1951.  He later married his present wife, Virginia, May 3, 1952 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church and she survives in Sun City, Ariz.
 
    Also surviving are a son, Jim Breit, Germany; three daughters, Susan Pierce, Las Vegas, Nev.; Diane Sekafetz, Roseville, Calif.;  Linda Atwell, Phoenix, Ariz.;  nine grandchildren; and nine great- grandchildren and two sisters, Marjorie Newsome of Laguna Hills, California and Mary Mitchell of Westland, Mich.
 
    Proceeding him in death were two brothers, Howard Callendar and Richard Callendar, and one sister, Jean Colman.
 
    Mr. Callendar was a former member of the Fostoria Elks.


COOPER, DAVID A.
Relative of Fostorians
 
David A. "Coop" Cooper, 61, of Second Street Fremont, died Sunday night, Nov. 3, 2002, at Country side Continuing Care Center.
 
He was born Aug. 6, 1941, in Tiffin, to William Cooper and Charlotte (Wagner) Reinhart. He married Bobbie (Walling) Cooper in March of 1982 in Fremont. She survives in Fremont.
 
Also surviving are: children, Gregory A. Cooper of Van Buren, Sandra L. Gonzales and Stephen C. Cooper, both of New Riegel, Lisa A. McGhee and Christopher A. Cooper, both of Tiffin; stepchildren, June Hoffman, Donna Long and Carolyn Ransom, all of Fremont and John Knieriem of Helena; brothers, John W. Cooper and Robert L. Cooper, both of Tiffin; sisters, Susan Brown or Oregon and Mary E. Brunswick of Tiffin; step brothers, John and Louis Reinhart of Fostoria; a step sister, Mary Louise Weinandy of Alvada; 10 grandchildren; 10 step grandchildren and one step great-grandchild.
 
Mr. Cooper was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Beth Ann Cooper; step brother, Joseph Reinhart and his parents.
 
Mr. Cooper worked as a machine operator for Stroh's Can Plant, Crescent Manufacturing, and lastly, at Alkon Corp., until the onset of his illness. He was an avid fisherman and loved woodworking. He served in the Navy during peacetime.
 
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Nopper-Karlovetz Mortuary in Fremont. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, with military rites performed by the Fremont American Legion and VFW.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Memorial Hospital or to a charity of the donor's choice.


COLVIN, ESTHER M.
  Sister of Fostorian
 
  Esther M. Colvin, 97, a resident of Fox Run Manor, died at 12 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at her  rsidence.
 
  She was born July 7, 1905, in Bascom to Lewis and Rosa M. (Shiley) Comer. She married Lorenzo D.  Colvin on April 9, 1924, and he died Jan. 24, 1975.
 
  Surviving are a daughter, Mary E. Craven, Tucson, Ariz.; 16 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 16  great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, James and Donald Comer, both of Tiffin; and Paul Comer,  Fostoria; and a sister, Vera Adams, Thousand Oaks, Calif.
 
  She was preceded in death by three sons, Marion Dale, Ronald A. and Wayne; a brother, Melvin  Comer; and two sisters, Thelma King and Evelyn Berrier.
 
  Mrs. Colvin was a homemaker.
 
  She was a member of Bascom United Methodist Church and its W.S.W.S., and General Electric  Women's Old Timers Club.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, the Rev. Gale Colvin  officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Sand Ridge Cemetery, Bascom.
 
  Visitation will be held an hour before services Monday at the funeral home.
 
  Memorials may be made to the church.


COLE, DAISY E.
 
   Daisy E. Cole, 80, of 231 E. Lytle St., Fostoria, died at 7:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2002 at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria. 
 
  She was born Feb. 18, 1922 in Mechanicsburg to Roy and Rosalie (Smith) Culp. She married Carl T. Cole on April 18, 1942.  He died Nov. 6, 1993. 
 
  Surviving are four sons, Curtis K., Chris A. and Clark W., all of Fostoria; and Carl L. of Oscoda, Mich.; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister. 
 
  Mrs. Cole was a homemaker. She had been a journeyman bookbinder at Gray Printing Co., Fostoria, for 10 years.
 
  Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, the Rev. Branson J. Hawkes officiating.
 
  Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria.
 
  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.


CULLISON-GRIFFIN, EMMA
 
   Emma Josephine "Josie" Cullison-Griffin, 90, a resident of Independence House, Fostoria, and
   formerly of Risingsun, died at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2002 at her residence.
 
  She was born Nov. 29, 1912 in Bradner to Pierre Edmonds and Lola (Mansfield) Edmonds-Youngs.  She married Thomas S. Cullison in 1927, and he died Feb. 23, 1976. She later married Cecil D. Griffin  on June 16, 1979 in Risingsun, and he died May 2, 1991.
 
  Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Marion (Virginia) Schreiner, Tiffin; a son, Donald Cullison, Risingsun; a  stepson, Donald Griffin, New Concord, Ky.; 14 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and several  great-great-grandchildren.
 
  She was preceded in death by three sons, Thomas V. and infants Sylvester and Robert Cullison; a  daughter, Evelyn Jean Cullison; a grandchild; and two brothers, Dale and Wilbur Edmonds.
 
  Mrs. Cullison-Griffin was a homemaker; had worked in sales at the former Cousin & Fern Hardware in  Fostoria; and was a waitress at Rock Inn, Risingsun, and Little Dandy Restaurant in Fostoria.
 
  She was a member of Victory Evangelical Church, Risingsun.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be  in Bradner Cemetery, Wood County.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
 
  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.


CAUDILL, PATRICIA
  Sister of Fostorian
 
  Funeral services for Patricia Ann Caudill, 63, of 7409 Township Road 212, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday  at First Free Will Baptist Church, Carey, the Rev. Brent Layne officiating. Burial will be in Zion Bloom  Cemetery, Vanlue.
 
  Visitation will be held from 3-9 p.m. Saturday at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey, and for an  hour before services Sunday at the church.
 
  Mrs. Caudill died at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002 at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center.
 
  She was born Sept. 18, 1939 in Wyandot County to Kenneth and Avonelle (Howard) Tong, and her  mother, now Avonelle Bateson, survives in Findlay. She married Lowell "Tom" Caudill on Oct. 4, 1958  at Mount Blanchard Nazarene Church, and he survives.
 
  Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Rick (Cindy) Frank, Fremont; a son, Tom S. of Fremont; four  grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two sisters, Sue Collins, South Charleston; and Mrs. Lyn (Judy)  Sorrell, Fostoria; and two brothers, Larry Tong, Athens; and Ed Conner, Bluffton.
 
  Mrs. Caudill retired from Intersil Corp. after 39 years.
 
  She was affiliated with First Free Will Baptist Church; and was a member of Brotherhood of Electrical  Workers.
 
  Memorials may be made to the Oncology Special Fund of Blanchard Valley Health Foundation, in care  of the funeral home.
Information gathered by William Cline & Ruth Watson
 

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