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2003 Obituaries - K & L

Kelly, Rulth Evelyn
Kemenah, Donald R.
Kessler, Stephen R.
Kidd, Donald J.
King, B. "Marge"
King Paul A.
Kirian, Franklin R.
Kisabeth, Thelma M.
Kiser, Alvin Ray
Klopp, Dorothy M.
Knight, Kevin Lee
Kramer, Ethel
KRUPP-SMITH, EDNA  M.
KUHN, PAUL HENRY
Kunkelman, Elizabeth
Kurtz, Donald W.
LaCourse, Jayden
Lafferty, "Dewey" Vernon
LaFontaine, Christina
LaFontaine, Robert S. I
(Lambright) Firstenberger, Michelle
LAMBRIGHT, JIM  D.
Lammers, (Polter) Renda J.
Lane, Gilbert P.
Lavin, Mildred B.
LeBay, Frank T.
Lewallen, Evelyn M.
Lewis, Duane
Lind, Annabel B. 'Ann'
Lind, William L.
Lonsway, Marie Anne
LOVEJOY, RUBY
LOVELL, CLARENCE L.
Lowery, Dean A.
Lynch, R. Florence
Lynch, Ralph 'Joe'


 

LOVELL, CLARENCE L.
Father of Fostorian 
  Funeral services for Clarence L. "Moon" Lovell, 83, of 511 Center St., will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday  at Routson Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Lowell Reeder 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. Friday at the funeral home.
 
  Mr. Lovell died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002 at his residence.
 
  He was born March 21, 1919 in Findlay to Charles and Nellie (Butler) Lovell. He married Alice M.  Hutchinson on Oct. 2, 1945, and she died in 1983.
 
  Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Bill (Alice) Dauterman, Fostoria; Patricia Laube and Mrs. Steve  (Kathy) Gase, both of Findlay; a son, Clarence "Lee" Jr. of Franklin, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; four  great-grandchildren; three sisters, Betty Wibbing, and Estella and Helen Pauline, all of Findlay.
 
  He was preceded in death by three sisters, Anna Frey, Julia Smith and an infant, Mary Ellen Lovell; two  brothers, Desso and Robert.
 
  Mr. Lovell retired in 1981 as a tire builder at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. after more than 30 years.
 
  He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
 
  He was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church, DAV, Moose Lodge and AMVETS.
 
  Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 110 S. Main St.; Bridge Home Health &  Hospice, 415 College St.; or the church, 800 S. Main St.

Lewis, Duane

Duane Lewis, 66, of West SR 18, Fostoria, died at 4:23 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at his home.

He was born Jan. 27, 1936, in Carey to Luther and Lillie (Risner) Lewis, and raised in Saylersville, Ky. His wife, Delores Irene (Haase) Lewis, whom he married Dec. 23, 1956, in Fostoria, survives in Fostoria.

Other survivors include: two sons, David Lewis of Kansas and Phillip Lewis of Angola, Ind.; four daughters, Mrs. Leonard (Debra) Lilly and Patty Stahl, both of Fostoria, Donna Decker of Tiffin and Cindy Lewis of Bowling Green; a brother, John Lewis of Fostoria; two sisters, Lois Musser of Fostoria and Shelby McMillan of Angola, Ind.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Two brothers preceded him in death.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens near Arcadia.

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


(Lambright) Firstenberger, Michelle
 
   Michelle "Shelly" Firstenberger, 41, Fremont, died Dec. 29 2002 at her residence
 
She was born May 23, 1961 in Toledo to Donald C. and Mary Alice (Willoby) Lambright, and he, Donald, survives in Fostoria.  She married Lowell V. Firstenberger June 23 1979 at Hope Lutheran Church,  Fostoria and he survives in Fremont
 
Also surviving are a son, Theodore Firstenberger, Fremont , a daughter, Jill Firstenerger, Fremont, and a sister, Susan h Holman, Fostoria.
 
    A 1979 graduate of Fostoria High School, Mrs. Firstenberger attended Terra Community College and was active in the Loyal Order of the Moose and the VFW.
 
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Keller-Ochs-Koch Funeral Home, the Rev. Ervin Walther officiating. burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
 
Visitations will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
 
Memorials may be made to the Moose Endowment Fund.
LOVEJOY, RUBY
 
  FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Ruby Ethel Lovejoy, 75, of 1521 Countyline, Lot 114, Fostoria, will  be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, W.Va., the Revs.  Earnest Vance and Lee Rakes officiating. Burial will be in Scites Cemetery, Sias, W.Va.
 
  Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 
  Mrs. Lovejoy died at 11:58 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2003 at Toledo Hospital.
 
  She was born Feb. 23, 1928 in Big Ugly, W.Va. to William and Pearl (Lovejoy) Adkins. She married  Ralph Franklin Vance on Aug. 28, 1947, and he died Dec. 22, 1948. She later married Mervin Ray  Lovejoy on May 4, 1961, and he died July 17, 2000.
 
  Surviving are seven sons, David J. Vance Sr., Cleveland; Calvin F. Vance, North Baltimore; Alvin R.,  Garfield L., Bobby D. and Don E. Lovejoy, all of Fostoria; Robert D. Lovejoy, Findlay; 23  grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; five brothers, Billy, Garfield, Lonnie and Don Adkins and Herb  Dolin, all in West Virginia; and four sisters, Opal Spry and Della Davis, both in West Virginia; Edith  Toney, in Missouri; and Betty Dolin, in Ohio.
 
  She was preceded in death by three grandchildren and two sisters, Nellie and Becky Adkins.
 
  Mrs. Lovejoy was a homemaker.
 
  She was a member of Praise Chapel Ladies Ministries.
LAMBRIGHT, JIM  D.
 
  FOSTORIA -- Jim D. Lambright Sr., 65, of West Lytle Street, Fostoria, died at 3:27 p.m. Tuesday,  March 11, 2003 at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.
 
  He was born Dec. 14, 1937 in Fostoria to Albert and Clarissa (Dixon) Lambright. He married Marlene  McGee, and they were divorced. He later married Clara Caudill, and they were divorced. He later  married Glenna Doe, and they were divorced.
 
  Surviving are a son, Jim D. Jr. of Toledo; two stepsons, Trevor Doe, Fostoria; Don Smith, in Nebraska;  three stepdaughters, Donna Davis, Lorain; Tracy Potter, Fostoria; Andrea Cress, Bettsville; 13  grandchildren; a brother, Bill of Fostoria; and a sister, Mrs. Ronald (Marlene) Caudill, Tiffin.
 
  He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Barchus; and a sister, Julia Poole.
 
  Mr. Lambright retired in 1985 as an electrician at Atlas Crankshaft Co., Fostoria, after 28 years.
 
  He was a 1955 graduate of Fostoria High School.
 
  He was treasurer of Dry Haven in Fostoria, and was a member of Academy of Model Aeronautics  "Flying Dutchman" and "Flying Fools" Radio Control Club.
 
  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Rose  Anez officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
 
  Memorials may be made to Dry Haven of Fostoria or a charity of the donor's choice.
KRUPP-SMITH, EDNA  M.
 
  FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Edna M. "Enny" Krupp-Smith, 89, of Fostoria, will be held at 10:30  a.m. Monday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery,  Fostoria.
 
  Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
 
  Mrs. Smith died Wednesday, March 12, 2003 at her residence.
 
  She was born Nov. 14, 1913 in Fostoria to Albert and Verna (Myers) Krupp.
 
  Surviving are two brothers, Virgil "Butch" Krupp, Fostoria; and Ralph Krupp, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
 
  She was preceded in death by three brothers, Harold, Charles and Raymond Krupp.
 
  Mrs. Krupp-Smith worked in sales for Montgomery Ward and the Little Folks Shop, both formerly in  Fostoria.
 
  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
KUHN, PAUL HENRY
Brother of Fostorian
 
Paul Henry Kuhn, 39 Main St., Tiffin, died Friday, March 14, 2003, at his residence.
 
He was born Oct. 24, 1921, in Seneca County to Henry and Myrtle (Kuhn) Kuhn.
 
Surviving are: two sons, Robert (Patricia) Kuhn of Tiffin and David (Debra) Kuhn of Fostoria; four daughters, Mrs. Peter (Ruth) Gallagher of Fostoria, Mrs. Joseph (Sheila) Kromer of Bloomdale, Mrs. Scott (Linda) Heiden of Michigan, and Mrs. Paul G. (Theresa) Williams of Fostoria; 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Evelyn Kimmet of Tiffin and Alice Hammer of Fostoria.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Myrtle Kuhn; a daughter, Betty Jean Kuhn; a grandson, Daniel Kuhn; two sisters, Florence Rmich and Dorothy Boes; and a brother, Richard Kuhn.
 
Mr. Kuhn was a pipeline worker and member of Local 798 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union, Tulsa, Okla. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.
 
He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Bascom.
 
The Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 9:40 a.m. The Rev. Art Niewiadomski is officiating. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Bascom.
 
Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Monday at the Hoening Funeral Home in Fostoria (419-435-8200) and also 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. A Christian Wake service will be at 8:45 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
 
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Lind, William L.
(Former Fostorian)
 
William L. Lind, DDS, 66 Powell, died March 11, 2003
 
He is survived by four sons, William M. Lind, Pickerington; Scott L. Lind, Westerville, Kerry D. Lind, Harrisburg;  Brad H. Lind Westerville; one daughter, Terri Kuharik, Dublin; three sisters Lucy Emory of Virginia; Dorothy Schwab of Wisconsin, and Evelyn Brandeberry of Fostoria; and seven grandchildren.
 
Dr. Lind was a 1954 graduate of Fostoria High School.  He earned his bachelor's degree from Ohio State University and was a 1961 graduate of the college of Dentistry.  He was a veteran of the United States Army.
 
Dr. Lind practiced dentistry in Grove City for over 20 years.  He also taught at the OSU College of Dentistry and then practiced dentistry in Westerville.  He was a member of the President's Club and the Ohio State University College of Dentistry Alumni Association.
 
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Rutherford Funeral Home at Powell, 450 W. Olentangy St., Powell.  A private family burial well take place at a later date.
 
Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. today and 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
 
Memorials may be made to Make-A Wish Foundation, 941 Chatham Lane, Columbus, OH 43221

Kemenah, Donald R.

Donald R. Kemenah, 48, formerly of South Park Ave., Republic, then Autumnwood Nursing Home in Tiffin, died Tuesday, April 8, 2003, in Mercy Hospital of Tiffin.

He was born Sept. 4, 1954, in Fostoria, to the late Francis and Deloris G. (Durst) Kemenah.

Surviving are: two brothers, Harold Kemenah and Stanley Kemenah, both of Fremont; and two sisters, Vickie Clevinger of Fremont and Jane Sharp of Helena.

The funeral will be 7 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the Wonderly-Horvath Funeral Home in Fostoria. Burial will be 3 p.m. Thursday, April 17 in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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


LaFontaine, Christina

Christina "Betty" Lafontaine, 85, of Alvada, died at 1 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2003, at Independence House in Fostoria.

She was born Oct. 29, 1917, in Seneca County to Michael and Emma (Hammer) Frankart. They are deceased.

On March 4, 1935, she married Simon C. Reinhart. He died July 30, 1953. She then married Lloyd F. Lafontaine Dec. 29, 1956. He died Jan. 29, 1994.

Surviving are: three sons, Donald (Theresa) Reinhart of Alvada, Floyd (Ann) Reinhart of Sycamore, and Dale (Mary) Reinhart of Carey; two daughters, Mrs. Jim (Carolyn) Amburgey of Findlay and Mrs. Joe (Pat) Stevens of Alvada; a stepson, Daniel (Joey) Lafontaine of Elgin, S.C.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Carl (Judy) Hucke of Carey; a brother, Paul Frankart of Fostoria; a sister, Mrs. Paul L. (Corrine) Williams of Fostoria; and a daughter-in-law, Donna Reinhart of Alvada; 37 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were: a son, Eugene Reinhart; a daughter, Mary Catherine Earl; two grandchildren, Steven Reinhart and Christina Jean Amburgey; three brothers, Alfred, Albert and Francis "Dutch" Frankart; and two sisters, Rita Smith and Mary Williams.

Mrs. Lafontaine was a homemaker. She also worked at Edgewood Manor in Fostoria for 11 years and Penwood Motel in Alvada for 20 years.

Her memberships include: St. Peter Catholic Church in Alvada, and its Rosary-Altar Society; New Riegel Right to Life; New Riegel American Legion Auxiliary; a life member of Seneca County Farm Bureau; Third Order of St. Francis; a Sacristan of the church for many years, and a lifetime "Caregiver."

A Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Peter Catholic Church in Alvada, with her grandson, Father David Reinhart officiating. A Rosary will be prayed at 10:10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Peter Parish Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Hoening Funeral Home in Fostoria, where a Rosary will be prayed at 8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church, New Riegel Right to Life, and Bridge Hospice.


Lind, Annabel B. 'Ann'
 
FOSTORIA -- Annabel B."Ann" Lind, 86, of Fostoria, died at 9:10 p.m. Sunday, April 20, 2003, in Fostoria Community Hospital.
 
She was born July 25, 1916, in Liberty Township, Seneca County, to the late John Raymond and Emma Elizabeth (Kimmet) Puffenberger. Her husband, Jacob "Jake" Lind Jr., whom she married Sept. 22, 1934, in Newport, Ky., died Oct. 7, 1993.
 
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Joseph (Kay M.) Ruvolo of Parma, Ohio; two sons, Ronald J. (Diane) Lind and David W. Lind, both of Fostoria; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. William (Evone) Mooney, Mrs. Paul (Evelyn) Raitz and Mrs. Dwight (Joann) Holzworth, all of Tiffin and Mrs. Norton (Marian) Boyer of Fostoria; and a brother, John Puffenberger of Fostoria.
 
A brother, Robert Puffenberger, is deceased.
 
Mrs. Lind, a 1934 graduate of Bettsville High School, had worked at the former Bersted and Don's IGA Supermarket, both of Fostoria. She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and its Rosary-Altar Society, where she served as past secretary. She also served as a Eucharistic minister and Lector and was on the Funeral Dinner and Baptismal Committees at the church.
 
She had been president and financial secretary of Longfellow Schools PTA and a tutor for the school's reading program. Also a member of the Fostoria Woman's Club, she was an election board volunteer and delivered Meals on Wheels.
 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 24, in St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, Arcadia.
 
Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a rosary will be prayed at 8:30 p.m.
 
Memorials may be made to Sisters of Notre Dame Retirement Fund or the church.

Lewallen, Evelyn M.

Evelyn M. Lewallen, 83, formerly of Wharton, died at 10:05 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Fairhaven Care Center in Upper Sandusky, where she was residing.

She was born Sept. 16, 1919, in Risingsun, to the late Thomas and Ida (Edgar) Walters. On March 6, 1937, in Fostoria, she married Robert E. Lewallen. He died May 13, 1979.

Surviving are: two sons, Tom Lewallen of Cygnet and Fred Lewallen of Wharton; three daughters, Princess Edwards of Wayne, Gloria Bridenstine and Fay Bridenstine, both of Forest; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-great grandchildren.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home in Fostoria. Burial will be in Graham Cemetery, near Wayne.

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


Klopp, Dorothy M.

FOSTORIA -- Dorothy M. Klopp, 79, of Fostoria, died at 8:35 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at Fostoria Community Hospital.

Born Aug. 23, 1923, in Johnstown, Pa., to Lee and Bernice (Robbins) Decker, she married John Joseph Klopp, Jr., and he died in 1959.

Mrs. Klopp is survived by: two sons, David J. Klopp, Pembroke, Va., and James R. Klopp, Ussex, Wis.; a daughter, Jennifer L. Miller, Oviedl, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother, Clyde Decker, Fostoria.

She was also preceded in death by: her parents; one son, John F. Klopp; and two brothers, Lester and Marion Decker.

Mrs. Klopp was a homemaker and operated Dot's Ceramic Shoppe out of her home for 21 years. She was a member of High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2003, at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, with the Rev. Jeffrey Waite officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association, 226 State Route 61, Norwalk, Ohio 44857.


Lane, Gilbert P.
Former FHS Alumni (1948)

Family members and many friends of Gib Lane gathered at his home in Rocklin, CA on May 25th, 2003 to celebrate his life. He passed away on May 15th after a long bout with cancer.

Gib was born in Fostoria in 1930. After graduating from Fostoria high in 1948, where he was class president in his Junior and Senior years, he attended Indiana University where he received his B.S., and upon his return from serving with the U.S. Army in Korea, his M.B.A. He and his family then moved to California where he was engaged in various business activities and also worked on his Ph.D. from Stanford University while teaching economics at the Junior College of San Mateo. In 1966 the Lanes moved to Karachi, Pakistan where Gib was Director of Private Enterprise for USAID. Upon his return in 1970 he consulted for Aid for International Development in various countries and worked on other projects as an international consultant. Gib and Nancy also spent two years, 1977 to 1980 in London where Gib worked with an international bank.

Throughout the years following his tenure in Pakistan, he had an intense interest in Third World problems, and until his death he was working on a project to find ways to create food for poor countries by using agricultural by-products

He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Nancy Carter Lane; daughters Kathy, Jenny and Libby; His mother, Mrs. Clara Lane of Fostoria and sister Jeannine Smith, also of Fostoria and Judith Collier, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI.

Donations in his name can be made to University of California Davis, Cancer Research Center, 4900 Broadway, Suite 1150, Sacramento, CA. 95820.

Kidd, Donald J.

FOSTORIA -- Donald J. Kidd, 64, of Fostoria, died at 11:54 p.m. Monday, June 23, 2003, at his home.

He was born July 13, 1938, in Crabapple, to the late Wilbur J. and Ethel L. (Donner) Kidd. On June 22, 1963, in Lafferty, he married Dorothy A. Rainbow. She survives.

Also surviving are: two sons, Donald E. and Robert A. Kidd, both of Fostoria; two daughters, Dorothy I. Kidd of St. Clairsville and Dawnette Albert of Carey; one grandchild; four brothers, Arthur N. Kidd of Columbus, Duane T. Kidd of St. Clairsville, William J. Kidd of Lafferty, and Jesse A. Kidd of Bannock; and five sisters, Carolyn R. Kidd of St. Clairsville, Sandy Callipare of Neff, Nancy O'Conner and Sharon Ziembast, both of St. Clairsville, and Debbie Tuttle of Bellaire.Services will be at a later date.

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


Lammers, (Polter) Renda J.


FOSTORIA -- Renda Jean (Polter) Lammers, 55, of 1783 C.R. 257, Fostoria, died at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center on Thursday, July 10, 2003 of complications from ovarian cancer.

She was born May 15, 1948 in Fremont to Randall and Lois Jean Polter, her father survives. She married Jack Kiser in 1968; and he survives. To this union are three surviving children: Michelle Carpenter of Newport News, Va.; Jennifer Arnold, Newark; and Dawn Kiser of Newark, Del. In 1991, she was remarried to Jeffrey Lammers of Findlay; and he survives.

Also surviving are two brothers, Dan and Larry Polter; two nephews, Tony and Steve; and her step-mother, Catherine Polter all of Fremont; as well as a stepson, Dennis Lammers, Ashland.

Renda was loved throughout the community as a wife, mother, daughter, friend and sister in Christ. She was a member and led several bible study groups at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arcadia. She was president of the Findlay Garden Club, a member of the Ohio Florist Association and a member of the Ohio Republican Party. An entrepreneur at heart, Renda followed her life-long dream and built a successful greenhouse business that served the Findlay-Fostoria area.

Funeral services will held 1 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2003 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Arcadia, Pastor Paul DeMoss officiating. Interment will be in Green Lawn Cemetery in Clyde, Ohio.

Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Findlay Garden Club in her memory.


Kelly Ruth Evelyn (Shirk)

Ruth Evelyn Kelly, 80 of Fostoria, died at 2:55 A.M., Monday July 14, 2003 at St. Luke's Hospital Maumee. She was born June 23 1923 in Fostoria to Clarence Christopher and Thelma Ruth (Starner) Shirk, and they preceded her in death.

Evelyn was a 1941 graduate of Fostoria High School, and worked as a Secretary for a number of Fostoria area companies including Fostoria Industries, the former Society Bank, and the former Sherwood Plastics. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, Fostoria. Her interests included playing bridge several nights a week and volunteering at Fostoria community Hospital, Good Shepherd Home, and for the American Red Cross Blood Drives.

Surviving are a son Gregg D. Kelly, Columbus, IN; a daughter, Sue A Woodland, North Wales PA: three grandchildren, Becky Kelly, Columbus, IN, Jacki Mann, Fisher, In and Amy Thomas, Findlay; a brother, Tom Youngman, Jr., Fostoria; and a sister Patricia Warrington Flora City FL.

Evelyn was also preceded in death by: a stepfather, Tom Youngman, Sr.: a brother Owen Shirk; and former husband Frank R. Kelley, Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday July 17, 2003 at First Presbyterian Church Fostoria with the Rev. Rene Whitaker officiating Interment Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m until the time of services at the church.

Memorials are suggested to the church, 201 W. Fremont Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830

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


Lafferty, "Dewey" Vernon

FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Vernon "Dewey" Lafferty, 44, of Ravenna, and formerly of Fostoria, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria. Private burial will be in West Virginia.
Visitation will be held from noon until services Friday at the funeral home.

Mr. Lafferty died of natural causes Monday, July 21, 2003 at his residence.

Surviving are his father and stepmother, Lacy and Mary Lafferty, Stow; his mother, Phyllis Lafferty, Fostoria; four sisters, Irma and Teresa Lafferty, both of Fostoria; and Angela and Lacey Lafferty, both of Stow; and a companion, Nancy Lee England, Ravenna.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 110 S. Main St., Findlay, 45840.


Kessler, Stephen R.

Stephen R. Kessler, 34, of New Riegel, died at 12:33 a.m. Friday morning, July 25, 2003, in St. Charles Mercy Hospital, Oregon, Ohio.

He was born Dec. 6, 1968, in Fostoria, to Richard L. and Marilyn A. (Zender) Kessler. His mother survives in New Riegel.
Also surviving are two brothers, Dennis C. (Denise) Kessler of New Riegel and Richard L. Kessler II of Redford, Mich.; four sisters, Mrs. Kevin (Cindy) Hoepf of Alvada, Mrs. Stephen (Kim) Frankart of Asheboro, N.C., Mrs. Glenn (Mary) Reinhart of New Riegel and Mrs. Stephen (Tara) Schalk of Arcadia; and 18 nieces and nephews.

His father is deceased.

Mr. Kessler was employed as a human resource manager for Farmland Foods in New Riegel. He was a 1987 graduate of New Riegel High School and a 1991 graduate of the University of Toledo, where he earned his bachelor's degree in business administration. He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, New Riegel, and the Seneca Bass Masters. He loved fishing, enjoyed bowling and was an avid Dallas Cowboy and Cincinnati Reds fan.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Sunday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, (419) 435-8200, where a Christian wake service will be led by Deacon Lewis Reinhart at 8:45 p.m. Monday.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, in St. Boniface Catholic Church, with the Rev. Ron Schock officiating. A rosary will be prayed at 10:10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Boniface Parish Cemetery.

A funeral luncheon will take place at the American Legion Hall in New Riegel following the cemetery service.

The family suggests memorials be made to St. Boniface Chapel Restoration Fund, St. Francis Chapel, Green Springs, or Farmland Foods Care Committee in care of Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830.


King, B. "Marge"

AMSDEN --- B. "Marge" King, 76, of Amsden, died at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2003, in Bethesda Care Center in Fremont.

She was born Aug. 9, 1926, at her home in Amsden, to Jesse and Mary (Knox) Reeder. She married Billy Ray King on May 1, 1946, in Portland, Ind. He died Oct. 6, 1999.
Surviving are: two sons, Terry King of Amsden and Jerry King of Risingsun; two daughters, Mrs. Barry (Nancy) Keopfer of Amsden, Mrs. Rose Mary Hale of Mt. Victory; grandchildren, Dawn Welsh, Brad (Kim) Fisher, Steve Fisher, Stephanie Beer, Andrew (Tanya) Koepfer, Michael King, Kimberly King and Spencer King; and seven great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were: her parents; husband; son, Arnold "Bopper" King and a sister, Ruth Reeder.

Mrs. King retired in 1981 from General Electric in Tiffin. She was a member of Amsden United Methodist Church and was a 1944 graduate of Jackson Liberty High School. She loved her family and enjoyed flowers and wildlife.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, 2003, at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria with the Rev. Donald Goodwin officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery near Risingsun.

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

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.


Kunkelman, Elizabeth

BLOOMDALE -- Elizabeth Danielle Kunkelman was stillborn at 6:12 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2003, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

Surviving are: her parents, Eric and Sandy Kunkelman of Bloomdale; a brother, Gabriel Kunkelman, at home; three sisters, Kassandra Flacker, Emilee and Aubrie Kunkelman, at home; maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Virginia Gray of Bloomdale; and paternal grandparents, Ben and Helen Pratt of Fostoria, and Dan and Jeanette Kunkelman of Cape Coral, Fla.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at the First Church of the Nazarene in Fostoria. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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


Lowery, Dean A.

ARCADIA -- Dean A. Lowery, 69, Arcadia, died at 11:41 a.m. Aug. 22, 2003 at Harper University Hospital, Detroit, Mich.

He was born June 6, 1934 in Adrian, OH to Harley "Tom" and Clara (Boes) Lowery. On July 21, 1956 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, he married Noreta Weber and she survives. He was the loving father of four daughters, Gwen Mauger, Findlay, OH; Connie Lowery, Richmond, VA; Lisa (Dan) Hilty, Dawsonville, GA; and Carla Counts, Arcadia, OH; and a son, Joseph (Tani) Lowery, Arlington, OH. He will be sadly missed by 10 grandchildren, Erin, Amy and Corey (Cecile) Mauger, Cara and Cassidy Lowery, David Grine, Alaina and Brodie Counts, Gavin and Caitlin Lowery, his two step-grandchildren Amanda and Brad Boothe, and his two great-grandchildren Mason Hill and Kyley Mauger.

Also surviving are seven brothers, Donald (Irene), Dale (Charlotte), Ramon (Beatrice), Jerry (Joanne), and Arlen (Sue) Lowery of Fostoria; and Paul (Marguarite) Lowery, Findlay; Roy (Nancy) Lowery, Wooster, OH; and a sister Gloria Krupp, Temperance, MI. He was predeceased by a brother, Darrell Lowery.

Dean was a 1952 graduate of Hopewell-Loudon High School and enjoyed organizing his class reunions. He retired in 1997 from Whirlpool Corp., Findlay, with 27 years of service. He had previously farmed and worked for Sears. Currently he delivered cars for Jim May Auto Group and AutoWorld, Findlay.

In his spare time, Dean enjoyed volunteering at Arcadia school to video the Lady Redskin basketball team. He was at every sporting event for his grandchildren and took great pride in their accomplishments. He had for many years been a bus driver for the school, driving the band, the sports teams, and field trips, He was past president of the Arcadia Lions Club, and a frequent blood donor, He attended St. Michael Catholic Church, Findlay, for many years, and was currently a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria.

Visitation will be held today form 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Hoening Funeral home, Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will be held at 8:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Tuesday 10:30 a.m. at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. A celebration of Dean's life will continue with a luncheon in the parish hall following the cemetery committal services.

The family suggests memorials to the National Bone Marrow Registry, Holt International, American Red Cross, or a charity of the donor's choice c/o Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830.


Kramer, Ethel

Ethel M. Kramer, 81, of 830 Fifth St., Findlay, died at 8:53 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003 in Findlay after a lengthy illness.

Born Jan. 10, 1922 in Bellaire to Samuel and Luenna Kelly, both deceased, she married Henry P. Kramer in April of 1939 and he died in July of 1983.

Surviving is a son, Richard P. Cramer, Findlay; a sister, Cathereine Ickes, Elton, Pa.; four grandchildren, William J. Kramer III, Marietta, Ga.; Richard P.H. Kramer (Jenny), Fostoria; Kimberly Palmer (Richard) and Debra E. Seng (John), both of Findlay; eleven great grandchildren, a step great grandson, and two great great granddaughters.

Preceding her in death are a daughter, Kathy Kramer; and a brother, Charles S. Kelly.

She was an affiliate of the University of Findlay.

Visitation will be held on Friday from 5-8 p.m. at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Findlay.

Memorials may be made to the University of Findlay Affiliates Association in her memory.


LaCourse, Jayden

FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Jayden Matthew Bevon LaCourse, 2, son of Michael and Leah LaCourse, Fostoria, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Douglas Garand officiating. Burial will be in St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

Jayden died of natural causes Sunday afternoon, Sept. 7, 2003 at his residence.

Also surviving are a sister, Eden C. LaCourse, at home; a brother, Alexander M., at home; maternal grandparents Robert Merkel, Oak Harbor; and Thomas Gillig and Patty Shaw, both of Fostoria; maternal great-grandparents Virgil and Maxine Shaw, Sardis; and Mary Gillig, Fostoria; paternal grandparents, Thomas and DeAnn LaCourse, Fostoria; paternal great-grandmother, Dea Jo Painter, Fostoria; and paternal great-great-grandmother, Veda Hutchins, Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to Early Intervention Program, Tiffin.

Picture and complete obit. can be found in Review/times Sept. 8, 2003 Obituaries.


Lynch, R. Florence

FOSTORIA -- A memorial service for Florence R. Lynch, 76, of Minnetonka, Minn., and formerly of Fostoria, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria.

There will be no visitation.

Mrs. Lynch died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003.

Surviving are a son, Craig of San Jose, Calif.; a brother, Vince Emerine, Townville, S.C.; and two sisters, Marcella Elliot, Risingsun; and Margaret Frankart, Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to Humane Society.


Knight, Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee Knight, 47, of Haldy Street, Columbus, died suddenly on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.

Kevin was born Feb. 12, 1956 in Fostoria to Eldon L. and Betty J. (Bateson) Knight and they survive near Jenera.

Also surviving are former wife, Terri Rucker; a step-daughter, Michelle Rucker, Columbus; two brothers, Chris A. of rural Findlay; and Arthur R. (Sheila) of rural Rawson; a sister, Sandra K. (Wayne) Smith, rural Findlay; a grandfather, Earl Knight, rural Jenera; a step-grandmother, Avonelle Bateson, Findlay; and six nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death is a brother, Joseph L. Knight.

Mr. Knight was a 1974 graduate of Cory-Rawson High School and active with 4-H Eagle Farmers. He was employed by Lowe's in Columbus as manager of Installed Sales. Kevin was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Rawson and attended Xemof Christian Fellowship Church, Columbus.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Arlington, the Rev. Del Bonar officiating. Burial will be in Houcktown Cemetery, Jackson Township, Hancock County.


LaFontaine, Robert S. I

NEW RIEGEL -- A Mass of Christian Burial for Robert S. LaFontaine I, 62, of Tampa, Fla., and formerly of New Riegel, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Boniface Catholic Church, the Rev. David Reinhart officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery with military funeral honors by the New Riegel American Legion.

Visitation will be held from 3-9 p.m. Friday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a Christian Wake service will be at 8:45 p.m. A rosary will be recited at 10:10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Mr. LaFontaine died suddenly Monday, Oct. 6, 2003 at New Port Richey Community Hospital, New Port Richey, Fla.

Born May 28, 1941 in Alvada to Florian C. and Emma (Bugner) LaFontaine, he married Linda Kuhn and she survives in Florida.

Also surviving are his mother, Emma LaFontaine, New Riegel; two sons, Peter C. of Lutz, Fla.; and Robert S. II (Mary) of San Angelo, Texas; a brother, Richard (Alice) of Findlay; and five sisters, Mrs. Herman (Nancy) Kimmet and Carol Wiswasser, both of New Riegel; Phyllis Clouse, Alvada; Mrs. Ernie (Helen) Escobedo, DeSoto, Texas; and Mrs. Kenneth (Betty) Scherger, Jupiter, Fla.

Preceding him in death is his father, Florian.

A 1959 graduate of New Riegel High School, he was a US Air Force Veteran, attended OSU and graduated from Tiffin University in 1977 with a BA in Business Administration. Mr. LaFontaine was Chief Financial Officer of Contract Finishing Services, Inc., Odessa, Fla., and was an inspector at Bendix, now Honeywell, Fostoria, from 1968-78. He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, New Riegel, New Riegel American Legion Post 354 and was active in Scouting as a Leader and with his sons.

Memorials may be made to St. Boniface Chapel Restoration Fund or a charity of the donor's choice.


Kisabeth, Thelma M.

FOSTORIA -- Funeral services for Thelma M. Kisabeth, 87, formerly of West Township Road 84, Fostoria, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Gary Statts officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

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

Mrs. Kisabeth died at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003 at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria.

Surviving are her husband, Edward E. of Fostoria; and three daughters, Ann Casey, Dayton; Mrs. Roger (Pat) Otermat, Fremont; and Kathy Kisabeth, Newport News, Va.

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


King Paul A.

NORTH BALTIMORE -- Paul A. King, 30, of North Baltimore, and formerly of Oak Harbor, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003 in Johnstown, Pa., from injuries suffered in a traffic accident.

He was born Aug. 31, 1973 in Fostoria to Gordon L. and Susan J. (Parks) King and they survive in Oak Harbor. He married Annette L. Losh on Nov. 1, 2000 in Bowling Green and she survives.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Annette; daughter, Cheyenna Nicole King, five months old, at home; and stepson, Justin Richard Losh, 13 years old, at home; his parents, a brother, Christopher Allen (Debora Searcy) of Toledo; a sister, Tracie Sue (Brian Castle) Wells, Toledo; and two nieces, Abbagail and Lynn Wells.

Preceding him in death are his paternal grandparents, Gordon B. and Elsie C. King; and maternal grandparents, Hughie C. and Bertha S. Parks.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Robinson-Henn-Brossia Funeral Home, Oak Harbor. Burial will be in Kansas Cemetery, Kansas, Ohio.

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

Paul worked as a truck driver for Cryogenic Transportation Inc., Monclova, since March of 2003. Paul was a loving son, husband and father. His children were his highest priority. He also enjoyed bow hunting and refurbishing old cars.

Paul was a 1992 graduate of Oak Harbor High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp LeJune and served during the Haiti Conflict.


Lavin, Mildred B.

FOSTORIA -- Memorial services for Mildred B. Lavin, 96, of Independence House, Fostoria, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Independence House, the Rev. Larry W. Knigga officiating.

No visitation will be held.

Mrs. Lavin died at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at her residence.

Surviving is a sister, Dorothy Lavenburg, Fostoria.

Memorials may be made to Bridge Home Health & Hospice, 415 College St., Findlay, or to Hope Lutheran Church, 151 W. Center St., Fostoria.

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


Lynch, Ralph 'Joe'

Ralph "Joe" Lynch, 46, of 8141 W. CR 28, Amsden, Ohio, died at 5:47 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, in Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born March 25, 1957, in Sacramento, Calif., to the late Ralph M. and Margaret E. (Watson) Lynch.

Surviving are two daughters, Katie Lynch of Amsden and Natasha Lynch of Tiffin; and two brothers, Michael S. Lynch of Fostoria and Perry F. Lynch of Bettsville.

Mr. Lynch worked at Seneca Wire and Manufacturing in Fostoria for 27 years. He was a member of Amsden United Methodist Church and Skilled Trades UAW. An avid Harley Davidson enthusiast, he also was a SAL of the American Legion and most of all he was a full-time father. He graduated in 1975 from Bettsville High School.

The service will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, 2003, at the Engle Funeral Home in Bettsville.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday at the Engle Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made in the name of his children.


Kurtz, Donald W.

Donald W. Kurtz Sr., 76, of Findlay, passed away at his home at 7:18 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2003.

He was born Jan. 29, 1927 to Donald M. and Mary Lucille (McKittrick) Kurtz in Brooklyn Village. He married Patricia (Beckwith) on Aug. 30, 1950 and she preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 1997.

Surviving are five sons, Donald Jr., Michael (Kathy), Ernest and Ralph (Cassie), all of Findlay; and Daniel (Penny) of Fostoria; two daughters, Aletha (Robert) Grubb, Mt. Blanchard; and Patricia Biernacki, Findlay; two brothers, Richard D. 'Pat' of Cleveland; and Richard L. 'Rich' of Parma; a sister, Lillian 'Lois' Cremeans, Fairview Park; ten grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death are a brother, Daniel M. 'Bud'; and a sister, Virginia L. 'Jean' McCoy.

Mr. Kurtz retired from the U.S. Postal Office on Sept. 1, 1989. He was also employed at Aller's Carry Out and worked part-time at Ohio Pipe.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, the Rev. Ed Beeson presiding. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Portage Township.

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

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


Kirian, Franklin R.

Fostoria -- Franklin R. Kirian, 82 of Fostoria died at 5:26 p.m., Sunday November 25, 2003 at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria
He was born Sept. 22, 1921, in Cygnet, to the late Ralph F. and Dorles M. (McMann) Kirian. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Royetta L. (Hoffman) Kirian, whom he married May 3, 1943 in Fostoria.

Also surviving two sons, Scott F. and Trent F., both of Fostoria; three daughters, Mrs. Mike (Laraine F.) Elder, Oak Harbor; Mrs. Gregg (Kristine G.) Gross, Sun City, Ariz.; Mrs. Bob (Wendy D.) Moran, Fostoria; Eight grandchildren and nine great-greatchildren and a brother, Howard "Bill" Kirian of Fostoria

One grandson Stephen Kirian precedend him in death.

Mr. Kirian retired from the Roppe Corporation, Fostoria, in 1984 He owned and operated Service Laundry from 1945 to 1965, and Fostoria Storage on Center and Findlay Streets for 18 years.

He was a 1941 graduate of Fostoria High School, and was a member of High Street United Methodist Church, Fostoria.

Mr. Kirian was a United States Navy veteran of World War II. He and his wife enjoyed traveling, especially to visit and photograph doughboy statues similar to the doughboy in Fostoria Cemetery.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., November 26, 2003 at the Mann-Hare Funeral Home, Fostoria the Rev. Jeffrey Waite officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, where the United Veterans of Fostoria will conduct military graveside rites.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Community Hospice Care of Seneca County, Tiffin.


Lonsway, Marie Anne

Marie Anna Lonsway, 87, formerly of Poplar St., Fostoria, died Saturday morning, Dec. 13, 2003, in Sacred Heart Manor in Philadelphia, Pa.

She was born April 4, 1916, in Akron, to the late Charles and Margaret (Mathias) Landoll. She married Wilfred J. "Bill" Lonsway on Jan. 20, 1943, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in New Riegel. He died Jan. 17, 2002.
Surviving are: a son, Brother Michael Lonsway; and a daughter, Marcia Pavia, both of Philadelphia, Pa.; a granddaughter and two great-grandsons.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m.

Visitation will be 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Hoening Funeral Home in Fostoria, where a CL of C memorial service will be 7 p.m. and a wake service 8:30 p.m.


Kiser, Alvin Ray

Alvin Ray Kiser, 75, Findlay, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003 at Birchaven.

He was born in Hancock County on Oct. 30, 1928 to Irey and Henrietta (Wannamaker) Kiser. He married Pauline R. Bourbeau on Sept. 3, 1949 in Manchester, N.H., and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons, William (SoonAe), in Germany; and Michael (Viviane) in Luxembourg; four daughters, Mrs. Karen (Jim) Batey, Westerville; Mrs. Susan (Roger) King, McComb; Mrs. Mary Jo (Duane) Hammer, Fostoria; and Mrs. Michelle (Bob) Clinger, Tiffin; 14 grandchildren, Matthew, Jon and Joshua Kiser, Lisa Gee, Ben, Terry and Aaron Batey, Andy and Jeremy Kiser, Stoney King, Jennelle, Alan and Justin Hammer, and Sean Clinger; and five great-grandchildren, Donovan and Maris Kiser, Aeris Gee, Jaelen and MacKenzie King.

Preceding him in death are his parents; a sister, Gloria Eckman; an infant sister, Adeline Kiser; and a grandson, Roger King, Jr.

Mr. Kiser retired from Findlay Music Company after 22 years. He was an apartment manager for Winthrop Terrace for 13 1/2 years. He was past Financial Officer and current Adjutant of the Amvets. Mr. Kiser was a member of the local DAV, Amvets, and a member of Sad Sacks, and the K of C. He was a volunteer for the Special Olympics and the Veteran's Hospital in Sandusky. He was a 1947 graduate of St. Wendelin High School. Mr. Kiser loved building model airplanes, stamp collecting and spending time with his grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, downtown Findly, the Rev. Adam Hertzfeld officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Cemetery, east of Findlay, with full military rites conducted by the Hancock County Veterans Squad.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today and 1-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at COLDREN CRATES FUNERAL HOME.

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


LeBay, Frank T.

Frank T. LeBay, 60, of 736 College Street, Findlay died at 9:00 a.m. Sunday, December 28, 2003 at his residence.

Frank was born April 20, 1943 in Toledo to Frank Floyd and Pearl V. (Orwick) LeBay, both are deceased. He retired in 1998 from Countrymark, Findlay, served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, and graduated from Findlay High School in 1961.

Surviving is a sister Thelma McRill, Findlay; niece Debra Felkner, Benton Ridge, OH.; nephew Lynn McRill, Findlay; two great nieces, Tracy Greer, Benton Ridge, and Julie Haney, Fostoria; great nephew, Timothy Felkner, Newalla, OK; two great great nieces and eight great great nephews. One brother Floyd W. LeBay is deceased.

Visitation will be held 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Dutch Vander Vlucht and Rev. Mark D. Anderson officating, burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery where full military graveside services will be conducted by the Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice, 5700 Southwyck Blvd., Suite 112, Toledo, Ohio 43614.

 

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