Our Obituaries

Marilyn A. Slack-Norman

April 8, 1944 - December 12, 2017

Marilyn A. Slack-Norman, 73, of Fremont died Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Elmwood Assisted Living in Fremont, OH. She was born April 8, 1944 in Fremont the daughter of Edwin J. and Mildred (Fisher) Binsack. Marilyn was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church a graduate of St. Joseph High and worked as a beautician. She enjoyed the company of her grandchildren, traveling, dancing, playing Bingo,...
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Ted L. Hilty

February 1, 1929 - December 2, 2017

Dr. Ted Hilty of Carbondale Colorado passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on December 2, 2017 at University Hospital in Denver. He succumbed to an untreatable Leukemia after a short illness. Dr. Hilty was born on February 1, 1929. He was born and raised in Fremont Ohio. He met his future wife of 64 years, Joanne Willey while attending Fremont Ross High School where he graduated in...
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Aurora Rodriguez

June 5, 1930 - November 16, 2017

Aurora Rodriguez, 87, of Fremont, and longtime resident of Laredo, TX, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at ProMedica Memorial Hospital in Fremont. She was born the daughter of Luis V. Rodriguez Sr. and Ynez Saldana on June 5, 1930 in Laredo, TX. Aurora was a member of the Charismatic Prayer Meeting at her church while living in Texas, and enjoyed doing crochet and various arts and crafts...
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Madelene L. Hershey

May 25, 1931 - November 9, 2017

Madelene L. "Maggie" Hershey, 86, of Fremont died Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Elmwood Care Center. She was born May 25, 1931 in Fremont, Ohio the daughter of Joseph B. and Leona Rose (Darr) Mosser. She was a 1949 graduate of St. Joseph High. On January 23, 1954 she married Robert Hershey at St. Joseph Catholic Church and went on to work side by side with her husband, as co-owner of Hershey...
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Helga Mader

November 7, 1927 - November 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Helga Mader

November 7, 1927 - November 8, 2017

Helga Mader, 90, of Fremont, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Valley View Health Campus. Funeral arrangements are pending with Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home.
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Ruth M. Fisher

May 21, 1927 - November 5, 2017

Ruth M. Fisher, 90, of Fremont, died Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Pristine Senior Living. She was born in Toledo, Ohio on May 21, 1927. She married Alfred Fisher who preceded her in death on June 4, 2001.Ruth worked as a cook at St. Bernardine Home and enjoyed tending to her garden, she loved the tulips in particular. She showcased her artistic side by crafting and painting and wallpapering her...
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Lawrence C. Miller

February 12, 1948 - November 3, 2017

Lawrence C. Miller, 69, of Fremont, died Friday, November 3, 2017 at Eden Springs in Green Springs, OH. He was born February 12, 1948 in Fremont, the son of Leo and Frances (Foos) Miller. He was a graduate of Tiffin University and went on to become the owner of LCM Construction, constructing and remodeling homes in the Fremont and Port Clinton Area. On November 5, 1971 he married Linda Heflinger,...
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Patricia A. Jones

October 9, 1943 - October 23, 2017

Patricia A. Jones, 74, of Fremont, died Monday, October 23, 2017 at her residence. She was born October 9, 1943 in Fremont, Ohio the daughter of Rev. Walter and Naomi (Doaks) Hurse. After graduating from Fremont Ross, she worked locally for Peter Eckrich Co., Heniz and retired from Crown Battery.She was an active member of Ebenezer Church of God in Christ, volunteered her time at the Pontifex...
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Mary Lou Heschel

May 8, 1928 - October 13, 2017

Mary Lou Heschel, 89, of Fremont, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017 at Valley View Health Campus in Fremont. She was born the daughter of Archie and Cleo (Cordrey) Batey on May 8, 1928 in Fremont. Mary attended Fremont Ross High School, and later worked as a secretary and finally a switchboard operator at Fremont Memorial Hospital until her retirement. She married William A. Heschel on January...
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William Carroll Mayle

November 14, 1942 - October 11, 2017

William Carroll Mayle, 74, of Fremont, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was born the son of Carroll and Marie (Kemp) Mayle on November 14, 1942 in Fremont, Ohio, and was raised by Katherine "Kay" Mayle after the passing of his birth mother. William was a 1960 graduate of St. Joseph Catholic High School and earned his Bachelor's degree in accounting at Tiffin University. He went on to...
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Linda Mosser

July 12, 1953 - October 8, 2017

Linda K. Mosser, 64, of Fremont died Sunday, October 08, 2017 at her residence. She was born July 12, 1953 in Fremont, the daughter of Lamar and Verna Mae (Nickel) Kiser. Linda was retired from H.J. Heniz Co. Surviving is her husband Tod Mosser of Fremont, OH; siblings: Judy Webb, Gary Kiser and Paul Kiser; faithful companion, her dog, Tori. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters...
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Beverly J. Andecover

January 26, 1932 - October 8, 2017

Beverly J. Andecover, 85, of Fremont died Sunday, October 08, 2017 at Pristine Senior Living. She was born January 26, 1932 in Fremont the daughter of Feryl and Hilda (Arnold) Moyer. She was a proud graduate of Gibsonburg High School, always a Golden Bear. On November 20, 1950 she married Robert Andecover, he preceded her in death on June 23, 2017.She enjoyed taking lots of car rides and trips...
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Mary Jane Martin

February 13, 1926 - September 30, 2017

Sister Mary Jane Martin died very peacefully Saturday September 30, 2017 at St. Bernardine Home with members of her religious community present. A Sister of Mercy for 69 years she was 91 years old. Sister Mary Jane was born February 13, 1926 to Louis and Catherine (Weott) Martin in Tiffin Ohio. She was one of six children, three boys and three girls. Sister Mary Jane attended St Joseph's...
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Robert Malcolm Stark

February 24, 1928 - September 25, 2017

Robert Malcolm Stark, 89, of Toledo, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 at Heartland of ProMedica ManorCare in Sylvania, Ohio. Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, Ohio.
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Rita Marie Hoffman

January 8, 1925 - September 25, 2017

Rita Marie Hoffman, 92, of Burgoon, passed away September 25, 2017 at Fremont ProMedica Memorial Hospital. She was born the daughter of Lewis and Verna (Swanger) Fisher on January 8, 1925 in Fremont, Ohio. After graduating from St. Joseph Catholic High School, Rita attended Beauty School in Toledo and pursued a career in Port Clinton. Rita also held a full time job as a homemaker for her ten...
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Gregory Ehrman

August 24, 1963 - September 23, 2017

Gregory Ehrman, 54, of Fremont died September 23, 2017 at Toledo Hospital. Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Sarah M. WORTHINGTON

May 27, 1932 - September 20, 2017

Sarah Margaret Worthington, 85, of Findlay and Columbus, Ohio died September 20, 2017. She was born on May 27, 1932 in Columbus, Ohio the daughter of John and Dorothy Graves (Herron). Sarah was a born actress, a thespian with a lot of creativity.While attending Linden-McKinley High School, Sarah noticed there was no panther mascot for the team sports; she sewed up her own panther costume and...
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Reitus May Howell

May 19, 1931 - September 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Patricia Ann Damschroder

November 13, 1931 - August 31, 2017

Patricia Ann Damschroder passed into eternal life on August 31, 2017 at Otterbein Portage Valley. She left this earth peacefully with her family by her side. Pat was born to Ruth Irene (Martin) and Jacob Kline Smith on November 13, 1931 in Fremont, Ohio. She graduated from Fremont Ross High School in 1949 and married her high school sweetheart, Kenneth William Damschroder on June 18, 1949. They...
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Nancy Elizabeth Forsyth

July 18, 1953 - August 31, 2017

Nancy Elizabeth Forsyth, age 64, formerly of Atlanta,GA and most recently Adolphus,KYpassed away Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Greenview Hospital in Bowling Green,Ky following a brief illness. Nancy was born July 18,1953 to William D. and Marjorie Forsyth in Fremont,OH.During her high school years Nancy was a life guard at the YMCA, Fremont. She graduated fromFremont Ross High School in 1971....
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Mary Anne Michney

January 11, 1942 - August 15, 2017

Mary Anne Michney, 75, of Helena, OH died August 15, 2017. She was born on January 11, 1942 in Cleveland, OH the daughter of John and Charlotte Jansen (Dalziel).Mary Anne was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Millersville, OH was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother thatenjoyed tending to her gardens.Surviving are her children: Terese Carosella of Brook Park, OH; Gregory...
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Stewart F. Elder

February 16, 1927 - August 12, 2017

Stewart Fernyak Elder of Fremont, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 at Bethesda Care Center. His life began on February 16th, 1927 in Bangkok, Thailand, the son of Rev. Dr. N. Carl and Josephine (Fernyak) Elder. On July 9th, 1955, after meeting at the College of Wooster, Stewart married his beloved wife, Joanne Slocum, in Middlebury, VT. On the path to molding the minds of...
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Maryette Green

January 31, 1918 - August 3, 2017

Mrs. Miriam Maryette "Mimi" (Parker) Green, 99, of Fremont, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at her home. She was born the daughter of Blaine and Francis (Ewing) Parker on January 31, 1918 in Biglick Township of Rural Hancock County, Ohio. Maryette attended school in Vanlue and Toledo, and graduated from Arcadia High School, class of 1936. On May 15, 1943, she married Darrell Green, of...
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Daniel Lawrence Rector

June 26, 1945 - July 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Ralph W. Zaenger

November 15, 1932 - July 22, 2017

Ralph Wayne Zaenger, 84, of Sylvania, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Kingston Residence of Sylvania, Ohio. He was born on November 15, 1932 to Arnold and Ethel (Yarger) Zaenger in Toledo, Ohio. Ralph graduated from Woodward High School in 1950. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Navy, serving from 1951 to 1955, and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and Good...
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Joan L. Spader

May 11, 1938 - July 20, 2017

Joan L. (Bryant) Spader, 79, of Fremont, passed Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the Toledo Hospital. She was born May 11, 1938 in Ludington, MI the daughter of Charles and Isabelle (Sielski) Bryant. On November 24, 1956 she married Thomas W. Spader at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Ludington, MI. They recently celebrated their 60th Anniversary on Thanksgiving with the company of their entire family...
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Philip Franklin Havens

January 8, 1935 - July 16, 2017

Philip F. Havens, 82, of Fremont, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at home surrounded by his family after battling cancer since his mid-thirties. He was born on January 8, 1935 in Fremont, the son of Willis B. and Gertrude (Young) Havens. He was a 1953 graduate of Green Springs High School.Phil married Norma Jean Brubaker on June 12, 1954 at Burgoon United Methodist Church.Phil has been a...
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Daniel Joseph Gedert

March 29, 1965 - July 15, 2017

Daniel Joseph Gedert, 52, of Port Clinton, died peacefully Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Pristine Senior Living and Post-Acute Care of Fremont, in the presence of family and friends.Dan was born March 29, 1965, in Chicago, Ill., and grew up in Fremont, Ohio. He was a 1983 graduate of St. Joseph Central Catholic High School. Dan earned a Computer Programming degree from Terra Community College. His...
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Lawrence H. Kramer

April 7, 1924 - July 14, 2017

Lawrence Henry Kramer, 93, of Fremont, died Friday, July 14, 2017 at Promedica Toledo Hospital. He was born the son of Henry and Lucy (Wasserman) Kramer on April 7, 1924 in Fremont, Ohio. Lawrence graduated from St. Joseph Catholic High School in 1942, and was drafted into the Army Airforce and served during WWII. He worked for 38 years until his retirement buying steel for Whirlpool, and was a...
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Francis J. LeJeune

March 12, 1928 - July 13, 2017

Francis J. "Pete" LeJeune, 89, of Fremont died Thursday, July 13, 2017 at The Rutherford House. He was born March 12, 1928 in Ann Arbor, MI the son of Margaret Robitski. Pete was adopted and raised by Ludwig and Josephine LeJeune. On August 26, 1950, he married Rose Marie Lochotzki in Fremont, and they maintained a lifelong companionship. Pete worked at the Fremont Foundry, Peter Eckrich &...
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Janet A. Guzman

January 15, 1941 - July 12, 2017

Janet A. Guzman , 76, of Fremont died Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at her residence. She was born January 15, 1941 in Tiffin, Ohio the daughter of Carl and Florence(Scholidon) Thom. Janet was a graduate of Tiffin Calvert High School and went on to work at Excello in Fostoria and retired from Whirlpool after 20 years of service. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, enjoyed eating out,...
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Lamar C. Wilhelm

August 2, 1926 - July 11, 2017

Lamar C. Wilhelm, 90, of Fremont died Tuesday morning at Elmwood Assisted Living. He was born August 2, 1926 in Fremont the son of Carolus and Edna (Moeschle) Wilhelm. He was a graduate of St. Joseph High. On May 6, 1950 he married Kathryn Miller, she preceded him in death on September 3, 2010.Lamar worked as a mechanic for the Ames and Wilhelm Garage and Frederick Auto Sales. In 1961, alongside...
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Robert Andecover

September 16, 1929 - June 23, 2017

Robert E. Andecover, 87, of Fremont, died Friday evening at his residence. He was born September 16, 1929 in Fremont the son of Miland and Mabel (Smith) Andecover. He was a 1948 graduate of Ross High. On November 20, 1950 he married Beverly Moyer. Robert was a United States Air Force veteran working stateside during the Korean Conflict as a military police officer. After his military service he...
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Robert C. Heid

June 7, 1930 - June 21, 2017

Robert Carl Heid Bob was born in Fremont, Ohio on June 7, 1930 to Mary Sullivan Heid and Carl Francis Heid. He graduated from Fremont Ross High School in June 1948 where he played football and basketball for Fremont. He was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in 1991. Bob attended The Ohio State University and played football for legendary coaches Wes Fesler and Woody Hayes. Bob was the...
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Ernestine Heileman

July 21, 1948 - June 20, 2017

Ernestine "Carol" Heileman, 68, of Fremont died Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at her residence. She was born July 21, 1948 in Sandusky the daughter of Ernest and Ann (Keller) Snyder. Carol was retired from Ludlow Industries.Surviving are her daughters: Doris (Mike) Bolton of Scottsville, VA and Judy (Brent) Zyski of Fremont, OH; grandchildren Brittany (Bryan) Widman, Tara Bolton, Jonathan (Lexi) Zyski,...
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Gloria Ruth Poorman

May 14, 1931 - June 11, 2017

Gloria Ruth Poorman, 86, of Fremont, passed away June 11, 2017 at Valley View Healthcare Center. She was born the daughter of Thomas and Hazel (Lang) Kerner on May 14, 1931 in Norwalk, Ohio. She attended St. Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio, and earned her bachelor's degree. Gloria married Paul J. Poorman on November 22, 1956 at St. Paul Church in Norwalk, Ohio, and he preceded her in death...
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Jennye Longnecker

October 25, 1963 - May 30, 2017

Jennye Weaver Baker Longnecker, 53, died peacefully Tuesday morning, May 30, 2017 at UTMC after suffering health issues for many years. Jennye was born and raised in Toledo and was a current resident of Fremont. Jennye attended St. Ursula Academy, later earning her GED. She worked at various jobs over the years, including serving and working as a courier. Jennye was a true lover of animals and...
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Rita Ann Koch

July 9, 1916 - May 23, 2017

Rita Ann Koch, 100, of Fremont died Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Elmwood Care Center. was born July 9, 1916 in Fremont, Ohio to Margaret Tracy and Filbert Rimelspach.She was a 1934 graduate of Fremont Ross High School where she participated in girls'basketball and swam. Rita majored in English at Mary Manse College in Toledo Ohio.After 2 years, during the depression, Rita quit college to become a...
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Janet Mary Kwiatkowski

June 6, 1932 - May 4, 2017

Janet Mary Kwiatkowski, 84, passed away at home on Thursday, May 4, 2017. She was born the daughter of Frank and Coletta (Foos) Karle on June 6, 1932 in Fremont, Ohio. She married Edward M. Kwiatkowski on October 24, 1953 in Fremont, and together they had six children. He preceded her in death on August 12, 1997. Janet worked for Quick Cut knife manufacturing, and enjoyed every part of her 20...
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Eleanor R. Shaull

May 15, 1927 - April 28, 2017

Eleanor R. Shaull, 89, formerly of Fremont died April 28, 2017 Good Shepherd Care Center in Mason City, IA. She was born May 15, 1927 in Norwich, New York the daughter of Kenneth and Gladys (Foster) Babcock. She was a 1945 graduate of Norwich High School. She worked locally for the Fremont News- Messenger, retiring in 1987. She was a member of Hayes Memorial United Methodist Church, the Rachael...
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Irene Mary Huber

May 8, 1928 - April 27, 2017

Sister Irene Huber, RSM, died peacefully Thursday, April 27, 2017 at St. Bernardine Home in Fremont, Ohio. She was 88 years old and a Sister of Mercy for 70 years. Sister Irene was born to Walter and Helen (O'Toole) Huber in Toledo, OH on May 8, 1928. She was one of 9 siblings; 5 girls and 4 boys. Irene entered the Novitiate of the Sisters of Mercy on September 7, 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her...
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Jean Marie Brown

October 20, 1942 - April 20, 2017

Jean Brown, 76, of Fremont, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Pristine Senior Living. Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, Ohio.
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Onalee C. Krebs

September 18, 1929 - April 18, 2017

Onalee C. Krebs, 87, of Fremont died Tuesday morning April 18, 2017 at Bethesda Care Center. She was born August 18, 1929 in Canton, OH the daughter of Donald and Jesse (Holbrook) Haite. Surviving are her daughters Nancy Seohm Dodson, June Seohm Ottney both of Fremont and Denise Seohm Tieman of Port Clinton, OH; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; siblings Jay Haite of Ann Arbor, MI and...
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Thomas Edward Kissell

March 22, 1949 - April 16, 2017

Thomas Edward Kissell, 68, of Fremont, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017. He was born the son of Jerry and Dorothy (Stanley) Kissell in Lima, Ohio on March 22, 1949. He grew up in Columbus Grove where he played high school football, and later moved to Put-in-Bay High School in the 10th grade, where he met his wife of 49 years, Kathleen Wilhelm. Thomas loved to boast that he was the class...
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Susie E. Schwartz

October 31, 1924 - April 2, 2017

Susie E. Schwartz, 92, of Fremont died Sunday, April 2, 2016 at her residence surrounded by family.She was born October 31, 1924 in Pierson, MI the daughter of George W. and Edna G. (Ingraham) Scranton. Susie was a 1942 graduate of Fremont Ross High. On June 2, 1946 she married Richard "Dick" Schwartz at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Hessville. Susie worked at Memorial Hospital until her retirement...
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Ruth A. Molyet

January 14, 1936 - April 1, 2017

Ruth A. Molyet passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Fostoria, Ohio. She was born on January 14, 1936 to the late Joseph and Anna (Gabel) Poorman. Ruth was a teacher who taught English, Music, and also spent time as a Guidance Counselor. She also was a Liturgical Director in Fremont and Naples, Florida, where she directed choirs and folk groups, in addition to...
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Patricia Burch

June 7, 1922 - March 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Joseph Rodney Cutcher

October 10, 1949 - March 26, 2017

Joseph Rodney "Rod" Cutcher, 67, of Fremont died Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Toledo Hospital. He was born October 10, 1949 in Fremont the only child of Joseph A. and Myrtle (Harger) Cutcher. Rod was a 1967 Ross High graduate, a graduate of Tiffin University and went on to work for the U.S. Postal Service. On June 7, 1974 he married Patricia Barbour.Rod was a practical joker with a great sense...
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Judith K. Myslinski

April 25, 1942 - March 11, 2017

Judith K. Myslinski, 74, of Fremont died Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Pristine Living where she was a resident. She was born April 25, 1942 in Fremont, Ohio the daughter of Andrew and Theresa (Kuhn) Myslinski.Judy worked locally for Sandco Industries and made numerous friends while living at the former Countryside Care Center.Surviving is her sister Karen (Ward) Smith of Oak Harbor, Ohio. She was...
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Larry F. SCHEPFLIN

April 8, 1942 - March 6, 2017

Larry F. Schepflin, 74, of Fremont died Monday, March 6, 2017 at his residence. He was born April 8, 1942 in Fremont the son of Paul and Hazel (Coy) Schepflin. He was a graduate of Fremont Ross and went on to work locally for Great Scot Community Market, retiring after 46 years of service. Larry was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. He was a people person with a genuine interest in his...
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Lucy Baxter

August 24, 1931 - March 3, 2017

Lucy Curtin Baxter passed away on Friday, March 3, 2017. She is survived by five children: Anne C. Warner of Fremont, OH; David (Cindy) Krock of Pemberville, OH; Kay (Robert) Simonton of Fremont, OH; Nancy (Casey) Collins of Lake Oswego, OR; Jim (JoLynn) Krock of Fremont, OH, son-in-law Mark Chudzinski of Fremont, OH and her two sisters Nancy (Bud) Spengler of Redmond, WA, and Suzie (Art) Otermat...
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Karla Kay Bartholomy

March 9, 1952 - February 18, 2017

Karla Kay (Hurst) Bartholomy, 64, of Perrysburg, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017. She was born the daughter of Earl and Violet Ruth (Hufford) Hurst on March 9, 1952 in Fremont, Ohio. Karla attended the University of Toledo where she earned her Bachelor's degree in education, and did her graduate studies. She met her husband Mark Bartholomy in 1978 while working as a program coordinator...
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Marven August Meyer

January 2, 1927 - February 13, 2017

Marven August Meyer, 90 of Fremont, died Monday, February 13, 2017 at Promedica Memorial Hospital.He was born January 2, 1927 in Henry County, Deshler, Ohio, to Bernard and Erna (Sunderman) Meyer. He attended Deshler High School and served with the United States Army from April 9, 1945 until December 4, 1946. He was Tec 4 in 553rd Eng. Pon Bridge Co, Army Occupation in Germany as a Crane Operator...
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Felista June Kiser

June 22, 1925 - February 10, 2017

Felista June "Smitty" Kiser, 91, of Fremont died Friday morning February 10, 2017 at her residence. She was born June 22, 1925 in Tovy, IL the youngest of nine children of William and Elizabeth (Smith) Smith. On June 15, 1946 she married Herbert J. Kiser. He preceded her in death on September 24, 2004.As a devoted wife and mother she worked as secretary for Kiser Bros., raised nine children and...
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Tracie Lynn Gulick

September 2, 1974 - January 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Margaret Swartzlander Celek

March 11, 1936 - January 29, 2017

Margaret "Peg" Swartzlander Celek, 80, of Fremont died Sunday evening, January 29, 2017 at Valleyview Care Center. She was born March 11, 1936 in Fremont, OH the daughter of Raymond and Margaret (Schmitz) Bucher. On May 11, 1957 she married David Swartzlander, he preceded her in death on November 4, 1985. Peg married Stanley Celek on December 24, 1991 and he preceded her in death on April 10,...
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Tracie Lynn Gulick

September 2, 1974 - January 29, 2017

Tracie Lynn Gulick, 42, of Fremont died Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Stein Hospice in Sandusky, OH after a hard fought battle with cancer. She was born September 2, 1974 in Alexandria, WV the daughter of James and Monica (Fleck) Gulick. Tracie loved to make people laugh and enjoyed keeping up with family and friends via Facebook. She also enjoyed fishing and recently developed a passion for riding...
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Ann Freeh

January 12, 1928 - January 21, 2017

Rosalyn "Rosie" Ann Freeh, 89, of Fremont, Ohio passed away on January 21st, 2017 surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was born on January 12th, 1928 in Fremont to the late Joseph and Leona (Darr) Mosser. Rosie graduated from Fremont St. Joseph High School class of "46" and began working as a teller at Fremont Savings Bank. After obtaining her nursing license, she worked at...
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Donna Jean Hesselbart

August 25, 1940 - January 21, 2017

Donna Jean Hesselbart, 76, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2017 at St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee, Ohio. She was born on August 25, 1940 to the late Albert and Loyola Gschwind. She graduated from St. Joseph in Fremont, Ohio. In 1962, Donna married Frank "Sonny" Hesselbart. She started her career in banking at Fremont Savings bank and ended her 30-year banking career as branch manager of...
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Rosemary Schlagheck

August 16, 1920 - January 15, 2017

Sister Rosemary Schlagheck died peacefully Sunday, January 15, 2017 at St. Bernardine Home in Fremont surrounded by her sisters. She was 96 years old and a Sister of Mercy for 78 years. Sister Rosemary was born to Frank and Catherine (Tuite) Schlagheck in Toledo, OH on August 16, 1920. She was one of 5 siblings. Her family was one of the founding families of the St. Vincent de Paul Parish in...
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Thomas W. Spader

September 5, 1935 - January 13, 2017

Thomas W. Spader, 81, of Fremont, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born September 5, 1935 in Randolph, Nebraska the son of Mathias and Martha (Gubbels) Spader. Tom was a veteran of the United States Army and went on to work as an accountant at Fremont Die Cut and Spader Freight Services.On November 24, 1956 he married Joan Bryant at St. Stanislaus...
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Geraldine M. Riedmaier

March 25, 1928 - January 5, 2017

Geraldine M. Riedmaier, 88, of Fremont, died Thursday evening January 5, 2017 at Toledo Hospital. She was born March 25, 1928 in Fremont, the only child of Raymond and Mary (Dalton) Gerard. Geraldine was a graduate of St. Joseph High School and went on to work locally for Union Carbide.Gerry was a member of the Moose and Eagles and enjoyed traveling the United States.Surviving are her sons Kevin...
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Dorothy L. Belsterli

April 25, 1925 - January 2, 2017

Dorothy L. Belsterli, 91, of Fremont, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017 at Bethesda Care Center in Fremont, Ohio. Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home.
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James Ervin Borer

September 16, 1967 - December 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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James Ervin Borer

September 16, 1967 - December 30, 2016

James Ervin "Jim" Borer, 49, of Fremont passed away at home on December 30, 2016. He was born on September 16, 1967 to Barbara (Werling) and Gerald Borer in Fremont.In 1985, he graduated from SJCC High School. His passion for SJCC Athletics continued long after graduation as a football and wrestling coach for the Crimson Streaks. He worked locally at IAC. Off the sidelines, Jim was laid back and...
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Catherine D. Kwiatkowski

January 19, 1932 - December 28, 2016

Catherine D. "Kate" Kwiatkowski, 84, of Fremont died Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Rutherford House in Fremont, OH. She was born January 19, 1932 in Fremont the daughter of Frank and Bernice (Nadratoski) Kwiatkowski. Kate was a Ross High graduate and went on to work for Croghan Colonial Bank. She started her career with the bank December 18, 1950. In her 47 years she held various positions and...
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Nancy A. Leiser

July 2, 1932 - December 28, 2016

Nancy A. Leiser, 84, of Fremont, died at 8:30A.M. on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Valley View Health Care Center in Fremont. She was born July 2, 1932 in Riley Township to the late Walter and Grace (Hirt) Zilles. On September 8, 1951 she married Leon (Joe) Leiser, he preceded her in death on June 20, 2005.Nancy was a 1950 graduate of Fremont Ross High School and a member of Faith Lutheran...
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Harry Miller

February 27, 1936 - December 23, 2016

Harry "Dan" Miller, of Fremont, died Friday morning at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born February 27, 1936 in Fremont, the son of William John and Irene M. (Haaser) Miller. Dan was a graduate of St. Joseph High Class of 1954. On May 9, 1959 he married Jean M. Haefling at Tiffin St. Joseph's Church. He worked alongside his brothers at Miller Brothers Construction and went on...
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Viola M. Mehling

January 23, 1924 - December 15, 2016

Viola M. Mehling, 92, of Fremont, went to be with her Lord and Savior and husband Gene on December 15, 2016. She was born January 23, 1924 in Fremont, the daughter of Albert and Frances (Darr) Fisher. On October 11, 1947 she married Eugene Mehling at St. Joseph's Church and they had 58 years together. He preceded her in death on October 1, 2005. She was a graduate from St. Joseph School and...
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Dorothy Kay Gardner

November 13, 1958 - December 14, 2016

Dorothy K. Gardner, 58, of Fremont died Wednesday evening, December 14, 2016 at Toledo Hospital.She was born November 13, 1958 in Rochester, NY the daughter of Gerald E. and Marybelle(Kindness) Clark. Dorothy was a decorated athlete at Fremont Ross High School with an exceptional talent especially when it came to running cross country and track. She still holds the Women's Track High School Mile...
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Harold Ray Knudsen

September 18, 1925 - December 5, 2016

Harold Ray Knudsen, age 91, of Fremont passed away peacefully at home Monday December 5, 2016. He was born on September 18, 1925 in Fremont, Ohio to Andrew and Jesse (Smith) Knudsen. Harold graduated from Fremont Ross High School, class of 1944. Harold was honorably discharged after serving in the U S Army March 24, 1944 through May 28, 1946. He was assigned to Company B, 160th medical...
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Barbara Rose Borer

October 4, 1942 - December 2, 2016

Barbara Rose (Werling) Borer, 74, of Fremont, passed away at Memorial Hospital on December 2, 2016. She was born on October 4, 1942 to Andrew and Ruth (Ward) Werling in Tiffin. In 1960, she graduated from Hopewell Louden High School, and worked at Mercy Hospital as a nurse aide for 5 years. Barbara enjoyed being a stay at home mom, and in her youth, she enjoyed fishing, bowling, working on the...
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Larry David Wolfe

October 1, 1938 - November 28, 2016

Larry David Wolfe, 78, of Sebring, FL passed away Monday, November 28, 2016. Larry was born October 1, 1938 in Fremont, OH to Elery and Rachel (Bartholomew) Wolfe. Larry retired as Captain from the Fremont Police Department in 1991 after 30 years of service and then worked for Sandusky County as a probation and parole officer. He moved to Sebring in 2004. Larry was a member of the ELKS and MOOSE...
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Mary Schwartz

September 13, 1915 - November 25, 2016

Mary E. Schwartz, 101, of Fremont, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016 at Elmwood Assisted Living in Fremont, Ohio. She was born the daughter of Herman C. and Edith H. (Haubert) Eilrich on September 13, 1915 in Fremont. Mary graduated from Ross High School in 1934, and on October 3, 1941, she married Richard A. Schwartz at St. Joseph Catholic Church and together they raised 7 children. Her...
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Eugene A. Babione

November 15, 1924 - November 18, 2016

Eugene Babione, 92, of Fremont, died Friday morning, November 18, 2016 at Stein Hospice in Sandusky, OH. He was born November 15, 1924 in Fremont the son of Gerald and Loretta (Steinle) Babione. Eugene was a member of the United States Army Air Corp., serving during WWII with the 78th Fighter Squadron from 1943-1946 stationed in Hawaii. Upon his return to the area he married Cecelia Rock on June...
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Larry O'Dell Orndorff

August 19, 1957 - November 11, 2016

Larry O'Dell Orndorff, 59, of Fremont died Friday, November 11, 2016 at the Toledo Hospital. He was born August 19, 1957 in Fremont the son of Rodney W. and Shirley L. (Horner) Orndorff. Larry loved baseball and enjoyed the opportunity to coach his brothers alongside his father, in Little League and his daughter's softball team. In earlier years, he could be found working in the garage on his...
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Carol Jean Walker

May 28, 1954 - October 17, 2016

Carol Jean Walker, 62, of Toledo, passed away at Flower Hospital Monday, October 17, 2016. She was born the daughter of Vern and Kathleen (Streiffert) Walker on May 28, 1954 in Fremont, Ohio. Carol graduated in 1972 from Gibsonburg High School with her close knit of friends, Susie, Mary Jane, Cindy and Terri. After graduation, Carol earned her RN degree at the University of Toledo in 1975, and...
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Joanne L. Hilty

February 26, 1930 - October 12, 2016

Joanne L. Hilty, 86, passed away at her home in Carbondale, Colorado on October 12, 2016 following declining health for the last four years.She was born on February 26, 1930 in Fremont, Ohio the daughter of Harold C. and Enora (Kieffer) Willey. She was married to Dr. Ted L. Hilty on June 7, 1952 at the Trinity Evangelical United Brethren Church, Fremont, Ohio. Surviving is her husband and sons,...
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Bernard A. Molyet

October 4, 1933 - October 6, 2016

Bernard (Bernie) Molyet, died Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Valley View Care Center in Fremont, OH. He was born October 4, 1933 to the late Edward G. and Ludwina (Steinberger) Molyet. Bernie was a life-long farmer, a member of the family farm corporation, Lions Club and enjoyed singing with the Lake Plains Barbershop group and the choirs at Sacred Heart and St. Joseph's Churches. On January 7,...
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Harry C. Michaels

January 7, 1923 - October 4, 2016

Harry C. Michaels Jr., 93, of Fremont, passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Rutherford House. He was born the son of Harry C. Michaels Sr., and Mary (Hampsher) Michaels on January 7, 1923 in Fremont, Ohio. Harry was a 1941 graduate of Fremont Ross High School and joined the Army to fight in the South Pacific during WWII. He worked for 22 years at Ludlow Composites until his retirement in 1983,...
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David E. Hemminger

July 10, 1945 - October 3, 2016

David Earl Hemminger, 71, of Fremont, passed away at the University of Toledo Medical Center on Monday, October 3, 2016. He was born the son of Al and Dorothy Brunner on July 10, 1945 in Toledo Ohio. David was a former resident of Gibsonburg, Ohio, and graduated from Gibsonburg High School. He later attended Bowling Green State University to study accounting, and started working at Atlas...
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Kathleen Miles

November 7, 1956 - September 30, 2016

Kathleen Miles, 59, of Fremont, gained her angel wings on Friday, September 30, 2016 at her home in Fremont, after a valiant battle with Ovarian Cancer. She was born November 7, 1956 in Fremont, the daughter of Donald and Stella (Schetter) Smith. Kathy was a 1975 graduate of Ross High - Vanguard. On May 30, 1987 she married Steven Miles at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Kathy...
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Sharon Rose Raubenolt

August 12, 1952 - September 29, 2016

Sharon Rose Raubenolt passed away suddenly Wednesday September 29th, 2016 at her home with her husband Ed at her side. She was born August 12th, 1952 in Fremont, OH to George Wehring and Roseanna (Fisher) Wehring. She married her husband of 43 years, Edmund Raubenolt at St. Ann Catholic Church in Fremont, OH on May 25th, 1973. Sharon is survived by her husband Edmund; her sons Gregory, Nicholas...
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Marilyn A. Rhineberger

July 26, 1938 - September 23, 2016

Marilyn(Carter) Rhineberger, 78, of Fremont peacefully passed away at Fremont Memorial Hospital on Friday, September 23, 2016.She was born on July 26, 1938 in Norwalk, OH to George and Mabel (March) Carter and was a 1956 graduate of Norwalk St. Paul High School. She first worked as a telephone operator for Northern Ohio Telephone Co. in Norwalk then later at General Electric in Bellevue. She...
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Lena Marie Davisson

January 2, 1914 - September 10, 2016

Lena M. Davisson, 102, of Fremont, OH, died Saturday evening, September 10, 2016 at her residence. She was born January 2, 1914 in Auglaize County the daughter of Floyd and Hazel (Morris) Focht. She was a graduate and Salutatorian of the 1931 Waynesfield High School Class. She married fellow classmate Roy Davisson in 1940 and then moved to Effingham, IL where Roy was working. Upon her return to...
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Carol A. Turner

August 10, 1955 - September 7, 2016

Carol A. Turner, 61, of Fremont, died Wednesday evening September 7, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was born August 10, 1955 in Fremont, the daughter of Gene "Smiley" and Joan (Walker) Price. Carol was a graduate of St. Joseph High School and went on to work as a bartender at "Christie's" while living in Texas. Upon her return she worked locally at the Log Cabin, Wagner's Country Inn, Fremont...
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Mildred L. Durst

May 10, 1916 - August 26, 2016

Mildred L. "Millie, Toots" Durst, 100, of Cincinnati, died Aug. 26, 2016, at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.She was born May 10, 1916, to Joseph Jr. and Alty (Rumple) Buyer. She married her husband of 61 years, Norman Durst, in 1940 at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati.Mildred is survived by her daughter, Karen (Richard) Kinstler of Tiffin; daughter-in-law, Dianna Durst of...
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Mary Catherine Wise

January 8, 1932 - August 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Marie Catherine Wise

January 8, 1932 - August 22, 2016

Sister Marie Catherine Wise, R.S.M. died suddenly but peacefully on Monday August 22, 2016 at St. Bernard Home in Fremont, Ohio. A Sister of Mercy for 69 years, Sister was 84 years old.Sister Marie Catherine was born in Tiffin, Ohio to Henry and Loretta (Roth) Wise. One of 12 children, she and her siblings learned from their parents a love of family and a love of their faith. The parish St. Mary...
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Daniel Lee Bowes

October 30, 1959 - August 11, 2016

Daniel Lee Bowes, 56, of Fremont, died Thursday, August 11, 2016 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born October 30, 1959 in Fremont, the son of Leo and Lois (Beith) Bowes. Dan graduated from Fremont Ross High in 1978 and went on to work for almost 30 years as a Tool & Die Machinist at Carbo Forge.He was a member of Old Fort United Methodist Church and the Eagles. In earlier years,...
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Roger William Flick

October 2, 1944 - August 6, 2016

Roger Flick passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 6, 2016 in Fremont, Ohio, where he had been a lifelong resident. He was born on October 2, 1944 in Fremont to Ralph and LaRue (Gnepper) Flick. Roger attended Fremont Ross High School class of 1962, and then enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he spent 3 years in Schweinfurt, Germany until being honorably discharged in 1965 as a specialist in the...
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Mary Margaret O'Neal

May 31, 1928 - July 31, 2016

Mary M. O'Neal, 88, of Fremont, died Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Promedica Memorial Hospital. She was born May 31, 1928 in Fremont, Ohio the daughter of Ralph and Mildred (Druckenmiller) Emick. Mary was a graduate of St. Joseph High School and enjoyed crocheting, reading, baking pumpkin rolls and Cleveland Indians baseball.Surviving is her husband of 69 years Orland O'Neal, Jr., children: Allan ...
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Dean William Leemaster

August 24, 1927 - July 30, 2016

Dean William Leemaster went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Saturday evening, July 30, 2016 at Valley View Healthcare Center. He was born to John and Ruth Leemaster in Toledo, Ohio, on August 24, 1927. Dean graduated from Woodville High School in 1946, and served his country in the United States Army from 1950 to 1952 during the Korean Conflict, with 16 months served in Germany. He...
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Rosalyn Reineck

September 10, 1920 - July 21, 2016

Rosalyn L. "Rody" Reineck, 95, of Fremont passed away Thursday evening, July 21, 2016 shortly after her family prayed the Rosary at the place she loved, Mayleville. Rosalyn was born September 10, 1920 the daughter of Louis A. and Wilhelmina "Minnie" (Gabel) Mayle and twin sister of Rita Hershey. On January 23, 1946 she married Bernard Reineck , he preceded her in death May 5, 1984.Rosalyn was a...
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Mary Naderer

January 5, 1925 - June 30, 2016

Mary C. Naderer, 91, of Fremont, returned home to the Lord Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Bethesda Care Center. She was born the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Widman) Naderer on January 5, 1925 in Fremont, Ohio. Mary graduated from St. Joseph Catholic High School, and worked hard for 20 years until her retirement at Memorial Hospital making sure all the suites and rooms were well kept and sanitary for...
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Joyce W. Rosenberry

January 6, 1919 - June 29, 2016

Joyce W. Rosenberry, 97, died peacefully on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 . She was born January 6, 1919 in Billings, MT , the daughter of William E. and Elsie (Hamilton) Woodie. She spent her youth and most of her adulthood in Toledo, OH and graduated from Whitmer High School.She married in 1939 and moved to Washington, D.C. with her husband, Paul, who had accepted a position with the NLRB, she...
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Albert Shively

August 10, 1930 - June 26, 2016

Albert Shively, 85, of Fremont, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Valley View Healthcare Center. He was born the son of F. Earl and Dorothy (Meyer) Shively on August 10, 1930 in Fremont, Ohio. He graduated from Gibsonburg High School and spent his life in public service working for ODOT inspecting the structure and safety of bridges. Albert married Donna Shively on October 4,...
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Philip Stanley Pinell

December 13, 1938 - June 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Fremont, OH.
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Jerome Freeh

July 7, 1929 - June 16, 2016

Jerome "Jerry" Frederick Freeh, 86, of Fremont, Ohio passed away on June 16th, 2016 surrounded by his wife, Rosalyn (Mosser) Freeh and his seven children and grandchildren. He was born July 7, 1929 in Fremont to the late Lawrence and Gertrude (Gabel) Freeh. He graduated from Fremont St. Joseph High School class of "47"and served in the Army during the Korean War where he was stationed in...
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