Previously Listed Rossford Record Journal Obituaries 2009

Rossford Record Journal Obituaries 2011-2012

BETTY FOUNTAIN

Betty Joanne Fountain, 56 of Perrysburg, died Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on June 11, 1955, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Frank and Lucille (Patterson) Ferguson. She was a canteen manager for Northwood VFW Post 2984 for 21 years. She enjoyed bingo, yard sales, playing cards and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her children, Lori Cutshall, Christine Cutshall, Larry Cutshall and Christopher Fountain; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Donald (Lori) Ferguson, and sisters, Brenda (David) Burns, Barbara Rucki and Bernadette (John) Johannsen. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Fountain; parents; brothers, David and Frank Ferguson, and sister, Beverly Turner.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, April 3, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Interment was private.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.


THEODORE WILLIAMS

Theodore “Ted” A. Williams, 78, of Perrysburg, died Monday, April 2, 2012, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. He was born on April 21, 1933, in Toledo, to Harry and Mary (Case) Williams. He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, where he excelled in basketball and later was inducted into the CCHS Hall of Fame.
After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army as an MP during World War II. Mr. Williams worked in sales for many years and for various real estate companies.
He is survived by his children, Ann Marie (Tom) Terlep, Sandra (Steve) Marchant, Thomas (Debi) Williams and Maryanne (Sean) Knight; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and sister, Holly Van Selow. He was preceded in death by his son, Lawrence Williams; brother, James Williams, and sister, Pauline Dierker.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 4, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery with full military honors.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


 

JOY KING

Joy G. King, 86, of Rossford, died Monday, March 26, 2012. She was born on October 31, 1925, in Toledo, to Winfield and Nell Mohler and was originally named Coral Eloise. Her mother died when she was 3 years old. Her stepmother renamed her “Joy Gloria” because she smiled often. When she was 8 years old, the family moved to a farm near Swanton which is now part of the Oak Openings Nature Preserve.
After attending Whitehouse Elementary, she graduated from Swanton High School in 1944. She immediately enlisted as a cadet in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, but the war ended before she was deployed.
She worked at the Toledo Mental Hospital on Arlington Avenue, the Lucas County Hospital, and various office jobs until she married John Kawecka on January 28, 1950. The family later changed their names to King.
Mrs. King was a foster mother to several children. Later, she and her husband raised a family of five children. When she was in her 50s, she resumed her studies at the University of Toledo, earning her bachelor’s degree in social science in 1984.
She was vice president of Ashur Inc. Her memberships and organizations included, Girl Scouts as a member and leader, American Women Alliance, Children Care of America, St. Charles Borromeo Rosary Society and PTO, Legion of Mary, St. Mary Magdelene PTO, Devil’s Lake Yacht Club, Toledo Symphony League, Toledo Opera Guild, Auxiliary to the Ability Center and the Toledo Animal Shelter Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, John King; children, Catherine (Tim) Robinette, Carolyn (Joseph DeMare) Kawecka; David Sabini, Michael King and Mark (Diana) King and 11 grandchildren.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, on Friday, March 30, from 2 to 8 p.m., where Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, March 31, at 11 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church, 628 Lime City Road, Rossford, where the family will greet visitors beginning at 10 a.m. in the church Narthex. The Rev. Kent Kaufmann will be officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church.


ELEANOR NOGGLE

Eleanor (Hetman) Noggle, 87, of Perrysburg died Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born in Rossford, to Frank and Elizabeth (Sabo) Hetman and was a graduate of Rossford High School.
She married Roland “Bud” Noggle on June 3, 1950, in Toledo.
She is survived by her daughter, Kim Noggle; son, Roland “Bud” Noggle; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dr. Ronnie and Gloria Hetman, Robert and Peggy Hetman and Frank and Elsie Hetman, and sister, Margaret McNitt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald.
In honoring Eleanor’s wishes, there was no visitation and private graveside services were held in Fort Meigs Union Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.


DOUGLAS “DAN” LEWIS

Douglas Daniel Lewis, 39, of Rossford, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 14, 2012.
Mr. Lewis graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Hartwick University in 1995. He was a senior vice president at TNS (formerly NFO) in Northwood, and had worked there for 16 years.
He enjoyed spending his time educating his children about the world and viewing life through their eyes.
He is survived by his wife, Christine (Fix); daughter, Sophia; son, Benjamin; parents, Douglas Lewis and Linda Lewis, and brother, James Lewis.
Visitation was held Monday, March 19, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Services and interment were private.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations to an educational fund set up at Key Bank under The Children of Douglas “Dan” Lewis Fund.


RICHARD RAETHER

Richard Carl Raether, 82, of Perrysburg, died Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at his home. He was born in Rossford, on May 9, 1929, to Emil and Catherine (Kopp) Raether. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving during the Korean War.
For more than 30 years, he worked as a glasscutter for Libbey-Owens-Ford and also owned and operated Raether’s Bar in Rossford until its closing in 1987.
Mr. Raether was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church and the Cooley Canal Yacht Club for many years, where he enjoyed boating and fishing. He was a member of the Northwood VFW Post 2094 and the Rossford Eagles Aerie 2322. A gifted tradesman, he enjoyed building things tinkering and finding ways to help others.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; daughters, Hope (Sean) Nevins of Rossford and Lolly (Bill) Sweeney of Gahanna; son, Matthew Haines of Georgia; grandchildren, Little Josh, Jessica, Christine, Mallory and Chloe; and brother, Harold Raether of Columbia, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his sister, Evelyn Raether.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 16, in the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg, with Father Schetter officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rose Catholic Church.


 

RITA ROACH

Rita M. Roach, 82, of Perrysburg, died March 17, 2012, at Heartland of Perrysburg. She was born in Toledo, on June 17, 1929, to Michael and Marcella (Kronenwatter) Pavlock. She married Bruce Roach on November 6, 1948.
Ms. Roach was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Perrysburg. She enjoyed growing vegetables, working in her yard and was an avid race car fan. She also enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandson and having big family picnics in her backyard.
She is survived by her daughters, Sandy (Jimmy) Peters of South Carolina, Debbie (Rich) Frantz of Rossford; sons, Tim (Lori) Roach of Perrysburg, Terry (Carol) of Indiana and Tom Roach of Gibsonburg; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce; son, Glenn, and sister, Alice Steele.
Funeral services were held March 21, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road. Interment was in St. Rose Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Autism Society.


JACK SWEEDE

Jack Andrew Sweede, 82, of Perrysburg, died Monday, March 19, 2012. He was born in Rossford, on December 26, 1929, to Andrew Jackson and Emma (Rinker) Sweede.
He married June Wright in Bowling Green, Ohio, on February 4, 1956. Mr. Sweede was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, receiving a Purple Heart, and worked as a self-employed salesman for more than 25 years. He was instrumental in organizing the Perrysburg VFW and was a member of the Perrysburg American Legion Post. He was involved in Perrysburg community functions, and his other activities included being a baseball coach and park officer.
He is survived by his wife, June, of Perrysburg; sons, Jack II “Jake” (Gina) Sweede of North Prairie, Wisconsin, Jase (Kristin) Sweede of Toledo, Jay (Shelli) Sweede of Wapakoneta, Ohio, and Jon (RaeRae) Sweede of Tallahassee, Florida; grandchildren, Allison Sweede, Jennifer Sweede, Tanner “Charlie” Sweede, Taylor Sweede, Madison Sweede; nephews, Stephen Sweede and Robert “Sonny” Sweede, and special friend, Kenneth Reed. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Sweede; sister, Rachel Adcox, and niece, Linda Sweede.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and from 6 to 8 p.m., on Friday, March 23, in the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 East South Boundary Street, Perrysburg. Visitation will continue after 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the First United Methodist Church, 200 East Second Street, Perrysburg, where funeral services will be at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Gary Rode officiating. Burial will be in Fort Meigs Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in the form of contributions to the church or to Bridge Home Health and Hospice, 1037 Conneaut Avenue #204, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.

 


 

VIRGINIA BAVIN

Virginia “Ginny” (Rayber) Bavin, of Northwood died March 3, 2012, at St. Charles Hospital, just two days after her 87th birthday. She was born in Peru, Indiana, on March 1, 1925, to Deo and Alma Rayber.
She was raised in Peru and married Fredrick Bavin in 1946. They settled in Northwood, where Mrs. Bavin worked as a bookkeeper at Costco Graphics for many years before retiring in 1980. She enjoyed her free time with her cats, reading and crocheting. She joined the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Rossford #2322 in 1996. Soon after joining, she became an officer which spanned 14 straight years in the capacity of inside guard, chaplain, vice-president, president (2000-01) and junior past president. She was named Mother of the Year for 2007-08. Over the years she enjoyed working the fish fries and attending district meetings with her traveling friends, Joyce Egan, PMP and Eleanor Buhren, PMP, which are held every month at different auxiliaries and traveling to the Eagle Zone conferences held each spring and fall in the state of Ohio, where they would enjoy making new friends. She was a member of the District 14 Ritual Team for the past 10 years.
Ms. Bavin is survived by her son, Rickey Bavin, and granddaughter, Stefoni. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fredrick.
A Memorial Mass was held Wednesday, March 14, at All Saints Catholic Church, Rossford. Interment was private in the family plot in Peru. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.


 

ROSE BOCHACZENKO

Rose M. Bochaczenko, 84, of Rossford, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at Kingston Residence of Perrysburg. She was born on August 9, 1927, in Maumee, to Joseph and Laura (Parker) Brainard. She had worked as a bank teller for First National Bank and Fifth Third Bank for many years. She was a parishioner of All Saints Catholic Church and a member of the Rosary Sodality. She also was a member of the Rossford American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Ms. Bochaczenko is survived by her daughter, Linda (Chris) Lane; son, John (Evelyn) Bochaczenko; grandchildren, Joe and Brent Bochaczenko and Jason Garner; great-grandchildren, Ravyn, Keira and Morgan Bochaczenko; brothers, Joseph (Betty) Brainard and Edward (Jackie) Brainard; sisters, Thelma (Don) Hofmann and Joan McCluskey, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Edward “Buzz” Bochaczenko; son, Michael Bochaczenko; brothers, Ronnie and Donald Brainard; sisters, Laura Davis and Carol McPeek, and son-in-law, Bob Dittman.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, today, March 8, from 2 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, March 9, at 10 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church, where the family will receive visitors beginning at 9 a.m., in the church narthex. The Rev. Kent Kaufman will be officiating. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Maumee.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, All Saints Catholic Church or to Kingston Residence of Perrysburg.


SANDRA DWYER

Sandra Ann (Minarcin) Dwyer, 66, of Dubuque, Iowa, and formerly of Rossford, died recently at her home. She was born on September 24, 1945, in Toledo, to Anthony and Mary (Bilski) Minarcin. She was a graduate of Ohio State University, with a degree in education, and earned her master’s degree at the University of Toledo. She retired in 2007 after a long teaching career with Toledo Public Schools. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family.
Ms. Dwyer is survived by her daughter, Anne Marie (Brian) Everett; grandsons, Cody and Keith Everett; sister, Cyndie (Jerry) Brasiola and nephew, Todd Sailer and children, Christina Sailer and Josh Schmidlin; niece, Jody and Matt Vedra, children, Lily, Chase and Conner; nephew, Jeff and Kerri Brasiola and children, Jaxson and Gavin. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road on Friday, March 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 10, at 10 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, California 90266.


LUPE GUTIERREZ JR.

Lupe “Pete” Gutierrez Jr., 53, of Toledo, died unexpectedly on Thursday, March 1, 2012, at his home. He was born on April 10, 1958, in Toledo, to Guadalupe and Estella Gutierrez. He had been employed with Toledo Alfalfa Mills for the past 17 years as a machine operator. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Mr. Gutierrez is survived by his mother, Estella; brothers, Jesse Gutierrez and Robert DeLagarza; sisters, Blanca Sanmiguel, Mary Hernandez and Rosie Garcia; companion, Esmeralda Avelar, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 7, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Interment was in Roth Cemetery, Monclova, Ohio.


ROBERT HIRZEL

Robert Louis Hirzel, 86, of Rossford, died Monday, March 5, 2012. He was born on July 7, 1925, in Toledo, to Alfred and Bertha Hirzel.
He was a graduate of Olney/Northwood High School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Germany as a medic and later as an MP during which time he attended the Nuremberg Trials.
Mr. Hirzel was a lifelong member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church; a charter member of the Northwood VFW, where he was the first quartermaster; a member of the North American Swiss Alliance; the Masonic Paragon Lodge #788, and the German American GBU, where he volunteered for many years at the German American Festival.
He worked for the family business, Alfred Hirzel & Sons Greenhouse, and later had a farming partnership with his brother, Alfred. He also worked for the C&O Railroad and at Libbey-Owens-Ford/Pilkington, where he retired after 30 years of service.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Alva; son, Robert; daughters, Cheryl (Kevin) Fitzpatrick and Nancy (Craig) LaHote; grandchildren, Mike (Katie) Fitzpatrick, Nick Fitzpatrick, Mark (Rachael) Fitzpatrick, Lindsay (Austin) Rozelle, Alex LaHote and Jessica LaHote; great-grandchildren, Reese and Nolan Fitzpatrick; brothers, Alfred and Ernie; sisters, Ruth Brown and Betty Stotz, and special friends, Barb and John Mazur. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Madeline Cimpritz and Thelma Hoehner, and brothers, Donald and Hugh.
Family and friends may visit at Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, on Friday, March 9, from 2 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 10, at 11 a.m., with viewing beginning at 10 a.m., at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Plumber Street, Toledo. Interment will follow at Lake Township Cemetery in Millbury.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Hirzel’s memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio.


 

PEGGY THOMPSON

Peggy Ann Thompson, 59, of Northwood, Ohio, died Monday, February 20, 2012, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on May 21, 1952, in Toledo, to Paul and Mary Lou (Murray) Jennings.
She was a 1969 graduate of Waite High School, a member of the Rossford United Methodist Church and the Northwood VFW Post 2984 Ladies Auxiliary.
She enjoyed baking, crocheting, gardening and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Thompson is survived by her husband of 10 years, Fred Thompson Jr.; children, Jamie Jones, Sherry (Dave) Cavaliere and James Gibson Jr.; stepchildren, Tina (Bailey) Grisby, Bruce (Bonnie) Thompson, Cindy (Dee) Braizer, Linda Ramirez and Fred III (Teddy) Thompson; grandchildren, Kimberly, Alva, Jessica, Grace, David, Matthew and Jonathan; great-grandchildren, Karma and Alec, and brothers, Mike, Charles, Patrick and David Jennings. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services were held Thursday, February 23, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Robert Ball officiating. Interment was private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


LEONA ZIMMER

Leona Golbinec Zimmer died Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at Orchard Villa in Oregon. She was born on August 16, 1920, the fourth child of Anna and Joseph Golbinec. She graduated from Rossford High School and then from Bowling Green State University.
In 1942, she volunteered and served as a Women Airforce Service Pilot, a cadre of 1,173 women who ferried aircraft, tested the planes that had been damaged and then rebuilt, and trained male pilots. Though they were not considered to be in the military at the time, the WASPs were recently awarded the Congressional Gold Medal for their service and contribution to the World War II effort.
After the WASPs disbanded, she returned to Rossford and taught at Eagle Point School. Her teaching career took her to California, Hawaii, and Venezuela. There she taught the children of families working for Texaco and met and married an engineer, William “Bill” Zimmer. They lived in Venezuela and Argentina until 1966, when Mr. Zimmer died unexpectedly.
Ms. Zimmer returned to Rossford and worked for the Lucas County Department of Vital Statistics until her retirement in the 1970s. As a retiree, she volunteered as a precinct worker on election days, at WGTE, and at the VA hospital. She was active in the American Legion and served as president of the auxiliary.
She enjoyed traveling to the biannual WASP conventions as well as to Australia, Japan, Europe, and to visit family and friends throughout the United States.
She is survived by her sister, Margaret Cameron; sister-in-law, Barbara (Al) Golbinec; nieces, nephews, and cousins. She also was preceded in death by her brothers, Joseph and Albert Golbinec.
A prayer service was held Sunday, February 26, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, P.O. Box 10086, Toledo, Ohio 43699.

 


 

ANN ANDRYC

Ann Andryc, 91, of Rossford, died Sunday, February 12, 2012. She was born on February 2, 1921, in Monessen, Pennsylvania, to Teofil and Anna Cieply. She and her husband of 70 years, John, made their home in Rossford and raised two children.
She was a talented seamstress and cook and enjoyed spending time with family. Her employment included the Rossford Ordnance, Lion Store and the Rossford Library. She was a lifelong member of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Church.
Mrs. Andryc is survived by her children, Judith (Bill) Spak and Robert (Monica) Andryc; grandchildren, Lynn Upton, Bill (Jen) Spak, Jon Andryc and Megan Andryc; great-grandchildren, Delaney and Gage Upton and Braden and Darron Spak; sister, Mary Malezija; and brother, Walter (Loretta) Cieply. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, on September 27, 2011, and three brothers.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, on Friday, February 17, from 2 to 8 p.m., where a Parastas service will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., at St. Michael’s Ukrainian Church in Rossford with the Rev. George Mullonkal officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael’s Ukrainian Church, The Epilepsy Foundation or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


BARBARA OKOROWSKI

Barbara J. Okorowski, 79, of Perrysburg, died Sunday, February 12, 2012. She was born on November 23, 1932, in Toledo, to John and Virginia Okupniak Kaufman.
She was a graduate of Whitney High School. She worked at St. Luke’s Hospital, retiring after approximately 25 years of service. She married Bill Okorowski on May 22, 1954. She enjoyed golfing, especially in Florida, North Carolina and Tennessee, with her husband and family, playing bingo, slots and taking trips to Hawaii, the Bahamas, Jamaica and Canada.
Mrs. Okorowski is survived by her husband of 57 years, William; children, Bill (Brenda) Okorowski, LuAnne (Chris) Trumbull, Roberta (Tina) Okorowski, Douglas (Deanna) Okorowski, Patricia (Randy) Ammerman; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and her sister, Betty Tatkowski. She was preceded in death by her son, David Randall.
Funeral services will be held today, February 16, beginning at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, at 9:45 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose Catholic Church, Perrysburg, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or St. Rose Church.


ROBERT STEVENSON

Robert “Bob” Lewis Stevenson, 88, died February 12, 2012. He was born on September 14, 1923, in Toledo, to Dallas and Thelma (Lewis) Stevenson. He and his wife, Vernie, took many people into their home and offered financial help to many others. During his life he worked at Jeep, Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass in management. After retiring, he started his own electrical business. He was the superintendent of the East Toledo Foursquare Church for many years and helped to establish the Northwood Fire Department.
Mr. Stevenson is survived by his daughter, Janice Hensley; son, Robert (Paula) Stevenson; grandchildren, Kim (Randy) Randall, Cam Davis, Krissa Hensley, Cari (Roy) Grzechowiak, Kevin (Crystal) Hensley, Marissa Stevenson and Preston Stevenson; Tony (Patsy) Crosby and Brian (Sheila) Crosby; 14 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; brother, Frank (Bonnie) Stevenson; sister in-law, Millie Carey, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vernie.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, today, February 16, from 2 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Lake Township Cemetery in Millbury.


STANLEY ZIEMIANSKI

Stanley J. Ziemianski, 86, of Rossford, died February 10, 2012, at his home. He was born on January 20, 1926, in Rossford, to Andrew and Louise (Knurek) Ziemianski. He graduated from Rossford High School in 1944 as a class officer and top student. He then entered the U.S. Navy during World War II, serving in the Pacific Theatre as a radioman aboard the USS Kitty Hawk. After the war, he worked at the Rossford Ordnance Depot and then Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Co. from which he retired. He volunteered for 48 years with the Rossford Fire Department where he became assistant fire chief. He was a founding member of the Rossford VFW Post #6409 and currently serving as quartermaster.
He enjoyed planting vegetables, working on his house and cottage and discussing current events.
Mr. Ziemianski is survived by his brother, Walter (Dolores) Ziemianski and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph and Edward Ziemianski; sister, Jeanette Machala, and close friend, Joan Ackerman. He will be missed by his morning coffee group and the staff at Tim Hortons in Rossford.
The Rossford VFW Post 6409 conducted services on Tuesday, February 14, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A Funeral Mass was celebrated Wednesday, February 15, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Toledo, with the Rev. Stephen Majoros officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery with full military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossford VFW or to St. Joseph Catholic Church.

 


 

VIOLET REISNER

Violet F. (Koluch) Reisner died Saturday, February 4, 2012. The long-time Northwood resident was born July 4, 1928, in Toledo, to Joseph and Frances Koluch. She was a graduate of Olney High School and attended Stautzenberger Business School. She had a long professional career as a legal secretary in the law offices of Marsh and Crowley and with the Wood County Board of Elections.
She was a lifetime member of the former SS Cyril and Methodius Church. She was a skilled gymnast and instructor for the Sokol Gymnastic Organization. Her memberships included the Altar Sodality, Rosary Society, Lodge Maumee #374 CSA, the Biretta Club of Cardinal Stritch High School and the Genoa Business and Professional Women.
She enjoyed trips to Bonita Beach in Florida with her husband, bowling, going to casinos and extensive travel, including cruises and Hawaii. She enjoyed baking, cooking, canning, gardening, knitting, crocheting, and preparing holiday dinners for her family.
Mrs. Reisner is survived by her husband of 64 years, John; children, Jeanne Heintschel, Shirley (Ed) Berndt and John (Leslie) Reisner; grandchildren, Eric Heintschel, Matthew Heintschel (Alicia), Julie (Richie) Hansen, Jeremy Berndt (Jami) and Alexandra Reisner; great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Samantha, Logan, Mason, Alexis, John, Jake, Chloe, Max, Gusi and Kat; brother, Joseph (Betty) Koluch; sisters-in-law Jane Reinke and Donna Reisner, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her infant sister Lydia.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, on Thursday, February 9, from 3 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 10, at 11 a.m, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 212 North Stadium Road, Oregon, with the Rev. Albert Ceranowski officiating. The family will greet visitors beginning at 10 a.m., in the church. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bowling Green Manor Activities Fund.


BARBARA ROBERSON

Barbara Koerner Roberson, 76, of Rossford, died Thursday, February 2, 2012, in her home. She was born in Toledo, on December 19, 1935, to Koerner and Margaret (Moon) Leutz. She married Scott Roberson in Toledo on August 2, 1986.
Ms. Roberson was a graduate of the University of Toledo, where she received a bachelor’s degree in education, and later received her master’s degree in library science from the University of Michigan. She worked as a librarian for a total of 33 years, first with the University of Toledo Library, then at the Maumee Branch Library, where one of her favorite jobs was working and traveling on the bookmobile. She then worked for many years at Way Public Library in Perrysburg, where she retired. While at Way, she was instrumental in archiving early history in the local history department.
Her memberships included PERS, the Knit Wits, the Ohio Library Association, and the OhioReads literacy program.
She was a member of the First Unitarian Church of Toledo, where she was serving as librarian, and currently was in charge of the church archives.
She is survived by her daughters, Karin (Richard Alvarado) Bean of Perrysburg, and Kristin Johnson of Toledo; stepsons, Scott, Thomas and William “Fritz” Roberson; grandchildren, Jason Bean, Ocean and Evangalista Alvarado; brother, William Leutz of Sapulpa, Oklahoma; sisters, Margaret Swain of Clark Lake, Michigan and Elizabeth (Dean) Frazen of Round Lake, Michigan, and special friend and chaplain, Robert Rudolph. She was preceded in death by her husband, Scott, on September 2, 2007.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 9, in the First Unitarian Church of Toledo, 3205 Glendale Avenue, Toledo, with Chaplain Robert Rudolph officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial services will be private in Union Hill Cemetery in Bowling Green. Arrangements are being made by the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg.
Memorials may be made in the form of contributions to the First Unitarian Church, or to the Paws and Whiskers Cat Shelter, 32 Hillwyck Drive, Toledo.


 

RICHARD LIEDIGK

Richard W. Liedigk, 80, of Perrysburg, died January 1, 2012, at his home. The son of Dorothy and Paul Liedigk, he was born December 12, 1931. He retired from Libbey-Owens-Ford in Rossford in 1980. He served in the Army in the Korean War as a medic, from 1952 to 1954, Third Infantry Division, where he received the Bronze Star.
He enjoyed watching sports, especially the Lions and Tigers, and was a longtime amateur radio operator. KC8FX (silent key).
Mr. Liedigk is survived by his wife of 54 years, Elizabeth; son, Jeff; daughter, Marsha Kulish (Barton); and grandchildren, McKenna and Maddison, and brothers Don and Paul Liedigk. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert.
A private memorial service was held.


NICHOLAUS SMITH JR.

Nicholaus “Nick” Cleon Smith Jr., 64, of Perrysburg, died Sunday, January 29, 2012, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born in Toledo on November 26, 1947, to Maeola (Oates) and Nicholaus Smith Sr. and was a 1965 graduate of Rossford High School.
During his high school years, Mr. Smith began his career in the lawn and garden retail business with McBride Equipment, which he later co-owned with his father. He attended Penta Tech and Owens Community College, where he studied computer programming.
During the mid-1980s, McBride Equipment was named the largest Simplicity Dealer in the United States and was a successful dealership for Arctic Cat Snowmobiles and Stihl Equipment. In 2001, Mr. Smith closed the business due to his struggle with multiple sclerosis.
He married Sharon Henry on November 6, 1970.
He was a member of Saddles & Surreys 4H Club and the Maumee Valley Thunderbird Club and was an avid Ohio State University and Rossford Bulldogs sports fan. In his spare time, he enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, snowmobiling, and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughters, Heather (Mark) Nissen and Holly (Chris) Kiefer; grandchildren, Lauren and Austen Nissen and Claire and Cole Kiefer, all of Perrysburg Township; mother, Maeola Smith of Perrysburg; mother-in-law, Betty Henry; sisters-in-law, Cindy (Dave) Kistner and Lisa (John) Evans, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.
Visitation will be held today, Wednesday, February 1, after 10 a.m., at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 East Indiana Avenue, Perrysburg, where funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Burial will be private. Arrangements were made by the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 401 Tomahawk Drive, Maumee, Ohio 43537 and Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.


MILDRED MIHALEK

Mildred M. Mihalek, 76, formerly of Rossford, died Friday, January 6, 2012, at Autumn Court Nursing Home in Ottawa, Ohio. She was born on June 6, 1934, at the family home in Toledo, to Joseph and Matilda (Hrabovsky) Mihalek.
She attended Sts. Cyril and Methodius grade school, where she was a member of the first graduating class, then attended Central Catholic High School, graduating in 1952, and Davis Business College.
She had worked for Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company for a few years and then went to work in the accounts payable department for Gogel Industries until her retirement.
She enjoyed dancing and was a member of the Corda Club and a dinner club and was a volunteer at CRC in Bowling Green. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Ms. Mihalek is survived by her brother, Milan (Helga) Mihalek, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Veronica (John) Ello; infant brother, Rudy Mihalek, and aunt, Agnes Opial.
A Recitation of the Rosary was held Monday, January 9, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, January 10, at All Saints Catholic Church. Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church.


VELMA FANSLER

Velma C. Fansler, age 95 of Rossford, died Wednesday, December 21, 2011, at Kingston Residence of Perrysburg. She was born on June 21, 1916, in Oregon, Ohio to William and Clara (Beichter) Moritz. She was a 1934 graduate of Clay High School and attended Tri-State Business College. During World War II, Mrs. Fansler worked for Bunting Brass and Bronze in Toledo, where they made parts for airplane engines and was a secretary to Thunderbird II Flight School in Phoenix, Arizona. After the war, she married Fanzo Fansler in 1948.
She attended Emmanuel Baptist Church in Toledo and cherished spending time with her family and friends.
Surviving are her daughters, Kay Fansler and Karen (Dale) Marshfield; grandchildren, Matthew (Andrea) Fansler, David (Krisha) Fansler, Kevin (Erin) Fansler, Jennifer (Eric) Johnson and Jaime (Joseph) Luethy. Also surviving are eight great-grandchildren; brothers, William and Roy Moritz; sister, Ethel Harkcom. She was preceded in death by her husband Fanzo, in 2004; son, Wayne, and sisters, Gladys Harter and Thelma Neiderhouse.
A memorial service was held on December 27, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. Interment was private at Fort Meigs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements were handled by Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.


ROY SANDERS

Roy G. Sanders, 74 of Rossford, died on Friday, December 23, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on October 29, 1937, in Toledo to John and Barbara Sanders. He attended the former Macomber High School and graduated from Waite High School in 1955. He also attended Hillsdale College. Mr. Sanders married Jennie Graffio on April 23, 1960 and recently celebrated 51 years of marriage. He was employed with the Toledo Edison for 33 years as a lineman and advanced to supervisor, retiring in 1993. Mr. Sanders was a member of Birmingham Hall of Fame and the Rossford Eagles. He loved to cook, crock pickles, fish and garden. But most of all he enjoyed attending his grandchildren's sporting events and spending time with family, friends and neighbors.
Surviving is his wife, Jennie Sanders; sons, Michael and Marc Sanders; daughters, Melissa (Jerry) Galernik and Mitzi (Tony) Mazzullo; grandchildren, Alexa, Alyssa and Addison Galernik, Hunter Sanders and Anthony Mazzullo. Also surviving is his brother, John Sanders, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jane Kerbel
A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, December 30, at All Saints Catholic Church, 628 Lime City Road, Rossford, at 11 a.m., where the family will greet visitors beginning at 10 a.m. in the narthex. Officiating will be Rev. Joseph Steinbauer and Deacon Gerald Galernik. Interment will be private. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Arrangements are being handled by Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.


 

HENRY FREDERICK

Henry "Red" E. Frederick, 94, formerly of Rossford, died Friday, December 16, 2011, at The Waterford at Levis Commons in Perrysburg. He was born on March 6, 1917, to Lillian and Elbert Frederick in Toledo.
He graduated from Waite High School and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy as a CPO during World War II. On June 7, 1952, he married Kathryn Long.
Mr. Frederick opened and operated RedÕs Radio Repair in east Toledo, where he served the community for more than 50 years. He was a lifelong member of First Alliance Church. Upon retirement, he enjoyed continuing to tinker in his shop, completing puzzles, and was an avid gardener.
He is survived by his wife, Kathryn; daughters, Carol (Mike) Cameron of Perrysburg and Julie (Harold) Elvey of Oregon; grandchildren, Elaine (Brett) Unzicker of Athens, Georgia, and Kurtis (Tracee) Elvey of Raleigh, North Carolina, and brother, Larry (Vi) Frederick of Seattle, Washington. He was preceded in death by his son, Henry Jr., and grandson, Elliot.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 20, in the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg, with the Rev. Keith Sholl officiating. Burial was in Fort Meigs Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.


ROSEMARIE MAZUR

Rosemarie (Meier) Mazur, 77, of Rossford, died unexpectedly on December 15, 2011, at St. Charles Hospital. She was born on May 20, 1934, to Frank and Bernadine Meier, and was a 1952 Central Catholic graduate. She married Eugene Mazur on July 27, 1957. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, where she enjoyed cooking and lending a helping hand.
Mrs. Mazur is survived by her husband, Eugene; children, John (Tammy), William (Traci), Paul (Renee) Mazur, and Dianne (Chris) Dunavant; grandchildren, Anna, Alex, Julia, Jeffery, Stacey and Matthew Mazur, Jessica (Joel) Szirony, Brandon and Grace Knitz, and siblings, Claretta Meier, Luise Baldin, Marietta (Ron) Artz and Frank Meier.
Visitation and a Recitation of the Rosary were held Sunday, December 18, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, December 19, at All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church or to a charity of the donor's choice.


 

JAMES MILLER

James C. "Jim" Miller, 80, of Swanton and formerly of Rossford, died Friday, December 9, 2011, at his home. He was born in Toledo on May 1, 1931, to Frank and Blanche (Lonsbury) Miller. In 1951, he served his country in the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. After being honorably discharged from the Army in 1953, Mr. Miller went to work for Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company as a crane operator and truck driver for 30 years, retiring in 1984.
He was a member of the LOF Cullet Club, enjoyed camping and traveling with his family, playing pool, working in the yard, and spending winters in Florida. He was an avid Ohio State football fan.
Mr. Miller is survived by his wife of 56 years, Rose (Wekwert) Miller; children, Cheryl Miller, Julie Miller, Kathy (Mark) Wise and Ken (Cathy) Miller; grandchildren, Danielle (Todd) Thober and Amanda (Jason) Cooper.
A funeral mass was held on Tuesday, December 13, at St. Richards Catholic Church in Swanton. Interment was private. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


ERICA MONTGOMERY

Erica N. Montgomery, 26, of Grand Rapids, Ohio, died unexpectedly on Monday, December 12, 2011. She was born on July 22, 1985, in Nashville Tennessee. She was a 2003 graduate of Lake High School and attended Atlanta Christian College.
She married Mark Montgomery on September 19, 2009. She was employed as a nanny and was a Bethel Assembly of God youth leader and a member of Impact Ministries. She enjoyed dance, photography, cooking and music.
Mrs. Montgomery is survived by her husband of two years, Mark Montgomery; infant daughter, Peyton Montgomery; mother, Bridgett Geisel; father, Steve Geisel; sister, Stephanie Geisel, brother, Alex Geisel; grandparents, Bob and BJ Bailey and David Palmer; in-laws, Rev. Mark and Rebecca Montgomery; brother-in-law, Travis (Carol) Montgomery, and nieces and nephews, Dominic Geisel and Brianna, Abigail, McKenzie and Eowyn Montgomery. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Mary Palmer.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, on Friday, December 16, from 2 to 5 and from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Rossford United Methodist Church, 270 Dixie Highway. Interment will follow at Lake Township Cemetery in Millbury.
Those wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider the Erica Montgomery Memorial Fund/Mark J. Montgomery administered by Fifth Third Bank.


JAMES STATON SR.

James A. Staton Sr., 58, of Northwood, Ohio, died unexpectedly on Thursday, December 8, 2011, at Hartselle Medical Center in Falkville, Alabama. He was born on August 9, 1953, in Toledo, to Crawford and Marilyn (Sass) Staton. He was employed with Try Hours, Inc. Trucking Co. as a truck driver for 17 years. Prior to that, he worked as a digger operator for Mid American. He enjoyed being on the road, and watching sports, especially football and hockey.
Mr. Staton is survived by his wife of 29 years, Terri (Mahler) Staton; children, Amy Barker and James Staton Jr.; mother, Marilyn Marks; siblings, Maryellen (Larry) Sheets, Karen (Paul) Heiserman, Sharon Haddix, Christine Thomas, Terry (Cindy) Staton, Gary (Barb) Staton, Robert Staton and Edward Staton, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, CJ, and brother, George Staton.
Visitation was held Wednesday, December 14, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services and interment were private.


 

JOHN STOLAR JR.

John J. "Janko" Stolar Jr., 82, of Rossford, died Friday, December 2, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born December 21, 1928, in Rossford, to Catherine (Hodulik) and John Stolar Sr. He was one of 14 children.
Mr. Stolar attended Rossford High School and then served his country in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1952. After being honorably discharged from the Army, he worked for Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company in shipping and receiving for 32 years, retiring in 1976. Mr. Stolar was a former volunteer of the Rossford Fire Department, where he served as the department's first captain and then continued as an instructor for EMS training throughout the state of Ohio.
He was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, Rossford Eagles Aerie 2322, Rossford American Legion #533 and the Knights of Columbus Holy Cross Council. He was an avid bowler for more than 50 years and served as secretary and treasurer for his league.
For the past 57 years, Mr. Stolar played Santa Claus during the Christmas season for various organizations and children's homes.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Audrey (Baker) Stolar; children, John Stolar III, Val (Bill) Riley, Marci Businger, and Jenny Stolar; grandchildren, Brooke (Brad) Marzec, Leeann Businger, Ryan Businger, Joe Riley and Kellie Riley; brother, Ed (Sue) Stolar; sisters, Agnes Takats, Cecila Takats and Wilma Geldien, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by nine sisters.
A recitation of the Rosary was conducted by the Knights of Columbus on Monday, December 5, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, followed by services by the Rossford Eagles. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, December 6, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg, with full military honors provided by Northwood VFW Post 2984.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


 

JOHN HOSTE

John A. Hoste, 40, of Perrysburg, died November 26, 2011, at his home. He was born on June 30, 1971, in Willoughby, Ohio, to John Hoste and Louise Jackson. He married Michelle Monhollen on November 12, 1994, in Toledo. They met in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm, where they were both serving in the United States Army.
Mr. Hoste was an active member of the Garden Park Christian Church, where he ran the soundboards for services. He also was an avid spinning instructor at the YMCA.
One of his accomplishments included a mission trip to Guatemala where he participated in Operation Walk, which provided orthopedic surgery to those in need. He enjoyed watching the Cleveland Browns and Ohio State University football teams. He also enjoyed watching his children participate in sports. He worked for OsteoSolutions and Smith and Nephew for more than 15 years as an orthopedic sales representative.
He is survived by his wife, Michelle Hoste; children, Maddison, Benjamin and Abbigail Hoste; birth mother, Louise and parents, John and Joyce Hoste; step-sister, Susanne (Robin) Hamblin and mother-in-law, Penny Dalton.
Friends and family will be received today, December 1, from 2 to 9 p.m., at the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 East South Boundary Street, Perrysburg. Funeral services will be held Friday, December, 2, at 10:30 a.m., at the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg, with the Rev. Greg Stratton officiating. Burial will follow at Historic Woodlawn Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Hospice of Northwest Ohio and Garden Park Church.


 

MATTHEW KINSMAN

Matthew J. Kinsman, 40, of Toledo, died November 17, 2011, at St. LukeÕs Hospital. He was born on April 13, 1971, in Toledo, to Richard and Janet Kinsman.
Mr. Kinsman enjoyed fishing and traveling, which he did frequently in his 15 years as a district sales manager for Heidelberg Distributors. He was an avid fan of the University of Michigan football team and Bruce Springsteen.
He is survived by his father, Richard Kinsman; siblings, Joseph (Lisa) Kinsman and Nicole (Mike) Roe; nephews and nieces, Brady, Nicholas, Megan, Abbey, Grace and Genevieve, and godchild, Nicholas Chambers. He was preceded in death by his mother, Janet, grandparents and aunts.
Prayers were recited Monday, November 21, in the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg, followed by funeral services at All Saints Catholic Church, Rossford, with Father Kent Kaufman officiating. Burial was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Juvenile Diabetes Association.


HAROLD CARSTENSEN SR.

Harold L. Carstensen Sr., 68, of Perrysburg Township and a resident of Heartland of Waterville for the past seven years, died Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at St LukeÕs Hospital. He was born on July 31, 1943, to Clarence and Helen Carstensen.
He was employed with the Perrysburg Schools, where he retired in 2001, and was a former volunteer for the Perrysburg Township Fire Department. Mr. Carstensen was a former member of the Five Points Steam Thrushers, Power of Yesteryear and S.C.R.A.P.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Margaret (Schlegel) Carstensen; son, Harold Carstensen Jr., daughter, Pam (Craig) Weible; three grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Vernon of Port Clinton, Ohio, Robert of Perrysburg, and James Carstensen of Maumee; sister, Mabel Friess, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held Saturday, October 29, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services and interment were private.


SYLVIA HOWARD

Sylvia M. (Orlowski) Howard died Sunday, October 30, 2011, at Heartland of Perrysburg. She was born on November 27, 1924, in Toledo, to Albert and Antonia Lewandowski.
She attended grade school at St. Anthony's Parish and Libby High School. She had many hobbies but mostly enjoyed talking with her family, reading, playing bingo, listening to Polish music and watching old movies.
She is survived by her sons, Richard (Marsha) Orlowski, David (Nancy) Orlowski, Michael Orlowski and Kevin (Karen) Howard, three grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Murl, on February 19, 1990.
At her request, there was no visitation. Burial was private. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.


WILLIAM MOLL

William J. Moll, 46, of Rossford, died Sunday, October 30, 2011, at his home. He was born March 12, 1965, to Charles and Eleta (Martin) Moll.
On March 1, 2011, in Rossford, he married Kimberly Schaetzke. Mr. Moll drove trucks for Caroline Freight, Consolidated Freight and Vitran, all of Toledo.
He enjoyed "treasure hunting," going to garage sales, and refinishing furniture. His other interests included fishing, especially Lake Erie walleye and perch, NASCAR, gardening, and his dog "Dooders."
Mr. Moll is survived by his wife, Kim; children, Tyler, Erica and Kyle Moll; stepchildren, Brent and Ben Thompson; siblings, Rick (Karen) Moll, Brenda (Russel) Honaker, Phyllis (Matt) Hoffman, Sue (Brian) McGinnis, Anita (Jim) Moll, Rob (Charlotte) Moll, Garnet (Marlene) Moll, Shelly (Rob) Limpf and Mary (Tim) Chesson; sisters-in-law, Cathy (Larry) Gordon and Karen Fitzgerald; brother-in-law, Frank (Nancy) Schaetzke, and Betty "Mom" Schaetzke. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 2, at the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home and Crematory, Genoa, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be given to Community Residential Services, c/o Tom Musto, 151 North Michigan Street, Suite 217, Toledo, Ohio 43624.


CHARLOTTE PATRONIK

Charlotte Grace Patronik, 86, of Northwood, Ohio, died Sunday, October 30, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on July 22, 1925, in Toledo. She was a graduate of Woodward High School and married Peter Patronik on November 23, 1950. She enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening and spending time with her family.
Ms. Patronik is survived by her sons, Michael (Jan Nell) Patronik and Paul (Ann) Patronik; daughter, Susan (Casey) of Silverton, Oregon; grandchildren, Eric, DeAnn, Andy and Kate, and great-granddaughter, Madelyn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter, in 1992.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 2, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Burial was in Lake Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Northwood Fire Department or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.

 


MATILDA MADDOCK

Matilda H. (Vastik) Maddock, 88, of Rossford, died Saturday, October 22, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born to John and Anna (Zrenicik) Vastik on June 3, 1923, in Ford City, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Rossford High School Class of 1941. On February 18, 1943, she married her high school sweetheart, William Maddock.
She is survived by her daughters, Janet Walters and Sue Pacer; grandchildren, Scott Pacer, Chris Pacer, Corey (Patti) Pacer, Kelly (Joe) Gates, James (Shelby) Walters, Wendy Stutts and Randy (Becky) Walters; great-grandchildren, Anthony, Katlyn, Amber, Haley, Jessica, Talia, Billy, Benjamin, Michael, Emma, Evan and Alex; sister, Betty Borucki, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, of 60 years, William, on October 31, 2003. She also was preceded in death by her sister, Rosemary Schultz, and son-in-law, Jerry Pacer.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, October 26, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Burial was in Fort Meigs Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


JOSEPH MARTIS

Joseph C. Martis, 98, of east Toledo and Rossford, died at the Perrysburg Commons on Saturday, October 8, 2011. He was born March 18, 1913, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to John Martis and Eva Labuda Martis. In June 1913 he traveled to Slovakia with his mother; brothers, Steve and John Jr., and sister, Anna, to visit relatives in the village of Hornùv Hriaov. Trapped in Europe by World War I under austere conditions, they did not return to America until August 1924, arriving in New York City and Ellis Island on the Ocean Liner Zeeland via Bremerhaven, Germany.
Mr. Martis attended Oakdale Public School and Woodward Technical High School until his initial employment with Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company in 1931. He married Elizabeth Gadus on November 19, 1935.
During the Depression he worked with the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and during World War II, Willys Overland Jeep and Bullet Corps. He returned full-time to LOF in 1944, retiring in 1975. He was a member of the United Glass and Ceramics Union.
He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church for more than 65 years, where he served in numerous capacities, including Eucharistic Minister until the age of 90.
His "Love Boxes" are legendary among all he met, and he continued to craft them himself until recently.
Mr. Martis is survived by his sons, Joseph (Germaine) Martis of Harper Woods, Michigan, Kenneth (Myra) Martis of Morgantown, West Virginia, and Thomas (Linda) Martis of Cleveland; granddaughters, Pamela Martis (Dan Denske) of Birmingham, Michigan, Kasemarie Martis of Phoenix, Arizona, Holly Martis of New York City, and Heather (Wesley) Buskirk of Columbus; 29 nieces and nephews and their spouses and children. He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Elizabteh, in December 2006. He also was preceded in death by his siblings and their spouses, Steve (Anna), John (Mary) and Anna (Joseph Jaros).
A Recitation of the Rosary and memories of life were held Friday, October 14, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 15, in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Good Shepherd Church. Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery, followed by a reception at Good Shepherd Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Church, Toledo, or Heartland Hospice.


DONNA MOCNIAK

Donna M. Mocniak, 66, of Perrysburg, died Friday, October 14, 2011, at her home. She was the youngest of eight children born on May 19, 1945, in Toledo, to Ralph "Tuffy" and Lucille (Lahey) Sattler. She was a lifelong resident of Perrysburg and attended St. Rose Catholic School and Perrysburg High School, graduating in 1963.
She was employed with National City Bank for 25 years and was a lifelong member of St. Rose Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening and flowers and worked side-by-side with her daughter, Wendy, in a floral design business they started together 14 years ago on her dining room table.
Ms. Mocniak enjoyed attending her grandchildren's sporting events and was an avid baseball fan.
She is survived by her children, Wendy (Brian) Sujkowski, Brad Mocniak, Brian Mocniak and Trisha (Roy) Middleton; grandchildren, Dane and Ashley Sujkowski, Jacob, Lucas and Nicholas Middleton; Taylor and Zachary Mocniak; long time companion, Denny Arnold; siblings, Stanley Sattler, Jan "Sis" Krout, Peggy Russell, Lois Bruce, Thomas (Paula) Sattler, Patrica (Ed) Relitz; brother-in-law, Bob Elchert, and many nieces, nephews and extended family members. She was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Elchert.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held today, October 19, 2011 at 11 a.m., at St. Rose Catholic Church, 215 East Front Street, Perrysburg. Burial will follow at St. Rose Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rose Catholic Church.


ROBERT DUDEK

Robert Frank Dudek, 81, of Alliance, Ohio, died Friday, September 9, 2011, at 11:49 p.m., at Alliance Community Hospital. He was born on September 17, 1929, in Rossford, and was a 1947 graduate of Rossford High School.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Dudek was a graduate of Toledo University, receiving a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. He had been employed for many years as a chemical engineer at Babcock and Wilcox, which was later acquired by McDermott.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Alliance.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Ilean (Rice) Dudek; daughters, Anne (Mike) Bartels of Boulder, Colorado, Jill (LeRoy) Moriuchi of Cary, North Carolina; son, Phil (Mary) Dudek of Alliance; step-daughters, Jeannette (Herbert) Hamlett of Appomattox, Virginia, Mary Ann (Warren) Price of Alliance; step-sons, Kenneth (Alice) Crews of Nathalie, Virginia, and Robert (Tracy) Peshek of Alliance; grandchildren, Stephanie Naugle, Peter, Andrew, Sarah, Bethany, Sam, Leah, Sierra, Kaitlyn, Curt, Chris, Kristen, Erin, Michael, and Samantha; many great-grandchildren; brother, Danny Dudek of Rossford, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Gene, Eileen and Lottie.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held September 14, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. Fr. Matthew Mankowski officiating. Interment, with military honors provided by the Alliance American Legion Post 166 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1036, was in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sharer-Stirling-Skivolocke Funeral Home, Alliance.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 427 East Broadway Street, Alliance, Ohio 44601.


JOHN HUDSON

John L. Hudson, 38, of Rossford, and formerly of Perrysburg, died Monday, October 3, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He attended Perrysburg Schools as well as Penta County Vocational School and was a member of Zoar Lutheran Church.
John was known for volunteering at Harrison Rally Day as well as at the Kingston Residence of Perrysburg. Many people got to know John and his beloved cat, Snowball, as he often rode around town on his electric scooter visiting. He was a regular at the Farmers Market in downtown Perrysburg.
John was very fond of listening to his police scanner. He was always on top of all that was going on around him. Had he been able to walk, he would have probably served the community in one capacity or another, as a police officer or fire fighter maybe.
He is survived by his mother, Susan (Mazey) Hudson; grandmother, Gladys Mazey; stepmother, Julie Hudson; half-siblings, Toby and Heather Hudson, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, John L. Hudson; grandfather, Virgil Mazey; grandparents, John and Alice Hudson; uncle, Bill Stasiak; aunts, Rebecca Mazey, JoAnn Shafer, Pat Philo, and cousin, Michael Mazey.
He will be loved and missed by all.
Following cremation, memorial arrangements by Blanchard Strabler Funeral Home, Toledo, are pending.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Spina Bifida Association, 4590 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20007 or to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.


 

JOHN ANDRYC

John Andryc, 92, of Rossford, died Tuesday, September 27, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born on September 19, 1919, in Rossford, to Michael and Pauline (Dracz) Andryc. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving from 1942 to 1945. PFC Andryc was an ammunition handler in the 7th Armored Division Battery "C". He was awarded many citations and medals for his service including a Bronze Star, European, African and Middle Eastern Medals, Four Battle Stars, WWII Victory Medal, WWII Occupation Medal, American Campaign Medal, and many foreign decorations. Sixty-five years after the war, the French government awarded Mr. Andryc the Knight of the Legion of Honor, which is the highest award that France gives to people who have achieved remarkable deeds who are not French citizens.
After being honorably discharged, he returned to Rossford and went to work for Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company as a glass cutter, where he was employed for 42 years. He was a member of St. Michael's Ukrainian Church and Rossford VFW Post 6409. He enjoyed coin collecting, woodworking, reading about military history and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Anne (Cieply) Andryc; children, Judith (Bill) Spak and Robert (Monica) Andryc; grandchildren, Lynn Upton, Bill (Jen) Spak, Jon Andryc and Megan Andryc; greatgrandchildren, Delaney and Gage Upton and Braden and Darron Spak. He was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Andryc.
Parastas services were held Sunday, October 2, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services were held on Monday, October 3, in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael's Ukrainian Church. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg with full military honors conducted by the Northwood VFW Post 2984.
Memorial contributions may be made to Honor Flight, the Epilepsy Foundation or St. Michael's Ukrainian Church.


LEWIS DANFORD

Lewis E. Danford (Lew), 85, of Rossford, died September 26, 2011.
Mr. Danford was a member of the Rossford United Methodist Church, where he enjoyed singing in the church choir for many years. He was a lifelong hunter and fisherman and enjoyed recounting stories of adventures on Lake Erie and the Maumee River.
Mr. Danford was a veteran of World War II and was retired from Libbey-Owens-Ford.
Mr. Danford is survived by his children, Bonnie Danford of Toledo, Timothy (Beth) Danford of Rossford, and Carolyn (Charles) Bear of Silverthorne Colorado; grandchildren, Joshua (Jennifer) Ruziscka, Alex Danford, Paige Danford; great-grandchildren, Brady and Savannah Ruziscka, and good friend, Nancy Stonerock. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou (Dussel).
There was cremation. Memorial arrangements are pending.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewis Danford Memorial Fund at Rossford United Methodist Church.


 

BARBARA SZUL

Barbara Ann Szul, 80, of Rossford, died September 16, 2011. She was born on March 1, 1931, in Rossford, to John and Mary (Surowiak) Wojcik, and was a 1949 graduate of Rossford High School. She has been employed with the Rossford School District for the past 35 years and was planning to retire in December. She enjoyed working with the staff and children.
Ms. Szul was a lifelong member of the former St. Mary Magdalene Church and All Saints Catholic Church and was very active in her church community.
Ms. Szul is survived by her children, Nancy (David) Nirschl, Jo Ann (Todd) Korzec and John (Suzanne) Szul; grandchildren, Christine (Richard Eckel) and Nicole Nirschl, Joey and Hunter Korzec and Hannah, Zachary and Emily Szul; sister-in-law, Beatrice Szul, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Szul; granddaughter, Adrianne Nirschl; brothers, Andrew, Stanley and Steve Wojcik; sisters, Genevieve Zemanski, Rose Warton and Stella Everett.
A recitation of the Rosary was held Sunday, September 18, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services were held on Monday, September 19, in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at All Saints Catholic Church with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg.


 

CYNTHIA DOOLIN

Cynthia L. (Perkins) Doolin, 45, died unexpectedly on September 1, 2011. She was born on October 30, 1965, to Larry and Sue (Collins) Perkins. She was a member of Rossford United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday School. She was an avid Michigan football fan. She also enjoyed playing computer games and spending time with her friends and family.
She is survived by her husband, Kelly; daughter, Danielle; parents, Larry and Sue Perkins; siblings, Kim (Mike) Weyandt, Tim (Lonna) Perkins, Candy Perkins; mother-in-law, Ruth Doolin, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Albert and Madalene Perkins, Milo "Skeets" and Virginia Collins.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 7, at the Rossford United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Robert Ball and her uncle, the Rev. Ed Perkins, officiating. Interment was private. Arrangements were made by the Eggleston Meinert and Pavley Funeral Home, Oregon Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Danielle Doolin's education fund in care of Huntington Bank or Rossford United Methodist Church Sunday School.


JERRY RATASKY

Jerry George Ratasky, 86, of Swartz Creek, Michigan, died Monday, September 5, 2011, at his home. He was born April 24, 1925, to Joseph and Mary (Machala) Ratasky. He was raised in Rossford, and was a 1943 graduate of Rossford High School.
On November 22, 1947, Mr. Ratasky married Irene Tobak. They resided in Toledo and Oregon, Ohio, for most of their lives. Mr. Ratasky served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a master electrician at the Libby-Owens-Ford Broadway Plant for more than 30 years.
He enjoyed playing cards and making wine from grapes he grew on his properties.
He is survived by his daughter, Carole (Jan Peer); son, Gerald (Karen) Ratasky; grandchildren, Melanie, Jonathan and Nathan Peer, and Christine and Stephen Ratasky, and brother, Joe Ratasky. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene; brother, Frank Ratasky, and sister, Lillian Hackman.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were made by the Sharp Funeral Homes, Swartz Creek.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Swartz Creek Senior Center, 8095 Civic Drive, Swartz Creek, Michigan 48473.


JOAN TUCHOLSKI

Joan M. Tucholski, 77, of Rossford, died Tuesday, September 6, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born in Rossford, on May 4, 1934, to Frank and Angela (Zuchowski) Szychowski. She graduated from Rossford High School in 1951 as the class secretary. She married her high school sweetheart on January 9, 1954.
Mrs. Tucholski had her first child, Patricia, who was born in Fort Dix, New Jersey, and shortly thereafter lived with her daughter and husband, Ed, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, as he completed his tour of duty in the Army Corps of Engineers.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed attending her children's, grandchildren's and great-grandchildren's sporting events and activities. After her husband retired from teaching, she assisted him as a tour escort. She enjoyed traveling to all the casinos and various places throughout the United States. Her favorite place to visit was Las Vegas, where she especially enjoyed the big name entertainers. She enjoyed playing cards of any kind. During the summer months she and her husband enjoyed attending parish festivals where there was polka music and dancing.
Mrs. Tucholski was a volunteer for All Saints Church, Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. She was a member of the Altar Society, Ladies Guild, Rossford Eagles Auxiliary 2322 and the Rossford Senior Citizen Club.
She is survived by her husband, Ed; daughter, Patricia (Jim) Ogdahl; sons, Don, Eddie, John and daughter-in-law, Jodi Tucholski; grandchildren, Ryan (Alison), Jimmy (Heather), Ted Ogdahl and Katie (Erik) Somers, Don (Angie), Darrell, Halle, Amber, Kelsie, Melissa Tucholski and Christopher Limon; great-grandchildren, Zach, Donny, Maggie, Ava, Emma and Jack; sisters, Sally (Pat) Plicinski and Marcia Harrington; brother, Lenny Szychowski; many cousins, nieces and nephews, and special friends, Helen Napierala and Sis Cornwell. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Janet.
As per her wishes, she donated her body to the University of Toledo Medical College. A Memorial Mass was held on Friday, September 9, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church.


 

CHRISTOPHER ALLEN

Christopher "Chris" Michael Allen, 29, of Toledo, died unexpectedly on Saturday, August 27, 2011, at the Toledo Hospital. He was born in Toledo on January 5, 1982, to Carol (Brittain) Allen and Stanley Allen.
He attended St. Catherine's Elementary School and was a 2000 graduate of Northwood/Penta County Vocational School. He was the owner and operator of Allen Enterprises. He was a fan of the Florida State Seminoles, Oakland Raiders and was an avid fan of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. He was involved in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts while growing up. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping trips with friends and watching movies.
Mr. Allen is survived by his mother, Carol Allen; father, Stanley Allen; uncle, Jerry (Terri) Brittain of Sun City West, Arizona; aunt, Pam (Mike) Bakalis of Ottawa Lake, Michigan; cousins, Thomas (Pam) Brittain of Ranier, Oregon, Christopher (Britany) Brittain of Portland, Oregon, Stefanie (Steve) Anderson and Steven Round, both of Summerville, South Carolina; his "Big Brother," Mike Vorbau, and aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Howard and Ann Brittain and Stanley and Deltha Allen.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, September 1, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor's choice.


JOHN DAVID SCHOLLE

John David A. Scholle, 46, died August 20 in his Clearwater, Florida, home. He was born in Toledo, to John and Charlotte "Jeri" (Giaimo) Scholle on April 16, 1965. He graduated from Perrysburg High school in 1983 and from Owens Technical College in 1988. He moved to Florida and lived in several different areas, including Key West and South Beach. While in South Beach, he worked as a security screener for TSA. He returned home to visit and head to Cedar Point several times a year.
Mr. Scholle is survived by his mother, Jeri of Perrysburg; sisters, Kris (Cliff) Hart of Bowling Green, Dawn Scholle of Ann Arbor, Michigan; brother, Craig (Cheryl) Scholle of Richmond Hill, Georgia; nieces and nephews, Chris (Andrea) and Emily of Savannah, Georgia, Katie and Hunter of Richmond Hill, and Alexis, Cliff, John and Anthony Hart of Bowling Green. He was preceded in death by his partner of nearly 20 years, Kevin Marshall; father, John, and grandparents, John and Emma Scholle and Anthony and Irene Giaimo.
A celebration of life with family and friends will be held Saturday, September 10, at 1 p.m., in Schaller Memorial, 130 West Indiana Avenue, Perrysburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.


RICHARD WERNER

Richard A. Werner, 79, of Rossford, Ohio, died Thursday, September 1, 2011, at the Toledo Hospital. He was born on September 18, 1931, in Toledo, to Arthur and Rosella (Coger) Werner. Mr. Werner was a U.S. Navy veteran who served his country during the Korean War. After being honorably discharged, he went to work for the railroad, retiring after more than 30 years of service. He was a model train enthusiast.
Mr. Werner is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary Jane (Belacek) Werner; children, Michael Werner and Denise (Diamond) Speigner; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Stanley and Robert Werner.
A celebration of life was held Saturday, September 3, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, followed by funeral services with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was private.


INAS BOWLING

Inas M. Bowling, 80, of Pemberville, died Thursday, August 25, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, on May 28, 1931, to Les and Suzie (Wilkes) Crawford. She was an expert seamstress and worked for various department stores in the Toledo area. She enjoyed quilting, puzzles, swimming, and going to lunch with her friends.
Ms. Bowling is survived by her daughters, Marilyn (Joseph) Nycz and Dottie (Ken) Miller; grandchildren, Kelly (Jon) Bias, Andrew (Jody) Nycz, Nicholas (Abby) Nycz and Zachary (Amy) Lark, and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, August 29, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Jerry Craig officiating. Interment was in Troy Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or the Wood County Humane Society.


JOSEPHINE "COOKIE" DOBRON

Josephine "Cookie" E. Dobron, 74, of Rossford, died Tuesday, August 23, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on September 13, 1936, in Toledo, to John and Josephine (Gorka) Dobron. She was a 1953 graduate of Rossford High School. She was employed for 25 years with Huntington Bank.
Ms. Dobron taught ballroom dancing at Fred Astaire and Robert Morgan dance studios. She enjoyed animals, especially cats and sable ferrets. Her other interests included traveling, swimming, snorkeling, horseback riding, art and the theater.
She is survived by her nephew, Alex McDade; great-niece, Bethany Plank McDade, and special friends, Linda Randita, Mary Louise Vavrik, Michelle, Jessica and Hannah Bradley and Marci Spears. She was preceded in death by her sister, Barbara McDade.
In accordance with her wishes, there will be no visitation and services will be private. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church.


JOAN PAVLICA

Joan K. Pavlica, 62, of Perrysburg, died unexpectedly on Thursday, August 25, 2011. She was born on January 9, 1949, in Toledo, to Paul and Stella (Peltz) Pavlica. She was a 1967 graduate of Rossford High School. Following graduation, she became a certified nursing assistant and was an employee of the Toledo Hospital for 30 years. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford. She was an avid fan of Rossford High School and University of Toledo basketball and football and enjoyed attending the games.
Ms. Pavlica is survived by her sister, Margaret "Meg," and brother in-law, Dr. Neal Thornberry of Monterey, California, and many cousins.
There will be no visitation and funeral services will be private. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.

 


MARY JANE EWANSKI

Mary Jane Ewanski, 88, of Rossford, died Wednesday, August 17, 2011, in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. She was born on October 19, 1922, in Toledo, to Leon and Helen (Trzaskowski) Szymorowski. She married Edward Ewanski on June 17, 1944, in San Antonio, Texas.
Ms. Ewanski was an avid sports fan. Her favorite teams were Bowling Green State University, Duke men's basketball, UConn women's basketball, Detroit Tigers and Pistons.
She is survived by her son, Jim (Dolores) Ewanski; daughter, Ruth (Dave) LaHote; grandchildren, Cindy Heath, Jennifer (Ken) Gonya, Kelly (Brian) Wesolowski, Tracy (Jake) Vanneman; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Kendall, Lila, Nicholas and Averie, and special friends, Shirley and John and Fred and Nan. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Edward, in 2003. She also was preceded in death by one brother and sister.
There will be no services. The family will have a private celebration of her life at a later date. Arrangements were made by the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home, Maumee.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Cherry Street Mission, Hospice of Northwest Ohio or All Saints Catholic Church, Rossford.


CHARLES GILES

Charles Roger Giles, 75, died July 23, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born August 21, 1935, to Charles and Alma (Stahl) Giles of Oregon, Ohio. He graduated from Clay High School in 1953. He attended John Carroll University and the University of Toledo. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in Germany and was honorably discharged in 1960.
He worked for W.W. Williams, selling heavy duty equipment, for a number of years. He was a finish carpenter, retiring from Union Local 1138 in 1999.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and being outdoors in his garden or on his patio with his canine Dixie by his side. In the fall you could find him in his favorite hunting woods or shooting trap at Camp Perry.
He married Anita Rospert on October 3, 1985, and they enjoyed traveling together for several years. He also enjoyed remodeling their home, being in his workshop, and watching his grandchildren grow.
He was a member of Paragon Lodge AF&M, and a 32nd degree Mason. He was a member of Zenobia Shrine, a member of the Temple Guard Unit and was a Jester for several years. He was a member of the Port Clinton Elks, Rossford Eagles, PGCA and North Branch Boys Fly Fishing Club.
Mr. Giles is survived by his wife of 25 years, Anita Giles; sons, Craig (Juanita) Dazey and Scott Dazey; grandchildren, Krystal Anita Dazey, Craig "Mike" Dazey, Dalton Dazey, Brian Dazey, Veronica Dazey and Kathryn Heckman; sister, Nancy Ragsdale; sister-in-law, Jan Rospert; brother-in-law, Greg (Jamie) Rospert; nephews, Lyndon (Jacque) Busch, Ralph Ragsdale Jr., Don (Lisa) Bleim of Burlington, Iowa; Jameyson Rospert; nieces, Kelly (Nolan) Thomson of Cambridge, Illinois, Raychyl Rospert, Haylley Rospert; cousins, Bob (Louise) Giles; several second cousins and six great- nieces/nephew.
A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, August 13, at the Rossford United Methodist Church, 270 Dixie Highway. Visitation will start at 10 a.m. with the Memorial Service beginning at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Bob Ball officiating. A lunch will be held immediately following for all those in attendance.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Zenobia Shrine Hospitals or to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg.
Arrangements are being made by the Cremation Society of Toledo.


KATHY SCHIMMEL

Kathy M. (Campbell) Schimmel, 65, of Perrysburg Township, died Friday, August 5, 2011, in the Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. She was born in Toledo, to Garrett and Harriett (Siemientkowski) Belanski.
Her working career began at Villa North as a nurses aide, followed by several years with the Hotel and Restaurant Employee Union Local 84 and Performance Manufacturing, retiring from Owens Community and Technical College food service.
As a full-time homemaker, she enjoyed cooking and decorating cakes for numerous family events.
She is survived by her husband, Jeffery Schimmel; children, Lorie Davis, John (Kelly) Campbell Jr., Debbie (Joseph) Nudi, Vickie (Rick) Vermilyea, Connie (Jeff) Szymanski, Christy (Dan) McNalley, Tiffany (Jay) Tegtmeier and Ryan (Amy) Schimmel; 19 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Barbara (Bill) Schlauch and Cheryl (Floyd) Baker, sisters-in-law, Shirley (Calvin) McAnally and Gloria (John) Gurtzweiler. She was preceded in death by her parents, and uncle, Louis Siemientkowski.
Services were held Tuesday, August 9, in the Thomas I. Wisniewski Funeral Home, Toledo, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Hedwig Church. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio and National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center (NPDPSC) Cleveland, Ohio.


ANNA SOBECKI

Anna A. Sobecki, 96, of Northwood, Ohio, died Friday, August 5, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on September 29, 1914, in Caldwell, Ohio, to Frank and Anna Pavuk. She enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening and spending time with her family. She was a lifelong member of Good Shepherd Parish in Toledo.
Ms. Sobecki is survived by her children, James (Mary Alice) Sobecki, JoAnne (David) Pheils, Valeria Sobecki and Marie Henderson; grandchildren, Jon (Pilar) Pheils, Eric Pheils, Jacqueline (Pete) Moody, Dennis (Abbey) Sobecki and Joseph (Tiffanie) Henderson; great-grandchildren, Anna Julia and Veronica Pheils, Olivia Stout, Taylor and Mackenzie Moody, Brianna Sobecki, and Lauryn and Maximus Henderson; sister, Pauline (Joseph) Sedlar; brother, John (Elsie) Pavuk, and son-in-law, Leonard Kocurek. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Sobecki, in 1993; her daughter, Annette Kocurek, and four siblings.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 9, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Jeffrey McBeth officiating. Interment was in St. Rose Cemetery, Perrysburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Church or the Northwood Fire Department.


 

EDWINA BIEL

Edwina G. Biel, 56, of Toledo, died Wednesday, July 27, 2011. She was a special education teacher at Penta Career Center. Her teaching career started at Owens Community College as an academic advisor and continued to the University of Toledo, where she was the undergrad coordinator for transfer students.
She held a master of special education degree, a bachelor of science degree in human resource training and development, and an associate degree in social services.
She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Donald Biel; son, Ryan Biel and close friend of the family, Ellen Scally; brother, William (Mary Sue) Mercer; mother-in-law, Rose Biel; sisters-in-law, Roseanne and Marianne; brothers-in-law, Dave and Mike; nieces and nephews, Billy, Mary Kay, Eric, Mikey, Amanda, Kelly, Tyler and Alyson. She was preceded in death by parents, William and Ruth Mercer; father-in-law, Donald Biel; sister, Patricia Coci; sister-in-law, Kathy Biel, and brother-in-law, Al Coci.
Funeral services were held Monday, August 1, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. James Bacik officiating. Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery.


ANNE MOORE

Anne M. Moore, 80, of Rossford, died July 31, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on February 4, 1931, in Rossford, to Joseph and Victoria (Murmur) Dancik.
Ms. Moore retired from All Saints Catholic Church, where she was active and served as a Sacristan. She also had worked for the Rossford Community Recreation Center for many years, where she helped organized senior trips and worked at the concession stand at local ballparks.
An avid bowler, she enjoyed traveling and was a member of the Rossford American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by her sons, David (Terrie), Paul (Diane) and Kyle (Tina) Moore; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and sister, Margaret Kalisz. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Moore Jr.; son, Kevin Moore; brother, Paul Dancik, and sister, Mary Polakovik.
A recitation of the Rosary was held Wednesday, August 3, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A Funeral Mass will be held today, August 4, at 10 a.m., in All Saints Catholic Church, where the family will receive friends beginning at 9 a.m. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


JoANN STAHL

JoAnn "Babe" Stahl, 70, of Rossford, died Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on May 22, 1941, in Rossford, to Joseph and Ann (Bobak) Duly. She was a 1959 graduate of Rossford High School and a lifelong resident of Rossford.
Mrs. Stahl was employed at the former Medical College of Ohio and was a member of All Saints Catholic Church. She was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling, shopping and spending time with family.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, James Stahl; children, Lori Spohn, Joe (Stepanie) Stahl, Pattie (Norb) Heban and Mike (Nancy) Stahl; grandchildren, Kelley and Kenneth Spohn, Kara and Abby Stahl, Christie, Courtney and Greg Heban, Jonathan and Ian Stahl; great-granddaughter, Hannah Young; sister, Diane (William) Leyland, and nieces, Terri Retzloff and Debbie Snodgrass. She was preceded in death by her son, Tim Stahl.
A Funeral Mass was held Saturday, July 30, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was private. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or the American Cancer Society.


 

GARY PRATER

Gary D. Prater, 61, of east Toledo, died Monday, July 25, 2011. He was born on August 26, 1949, in Pikeville, Kentucky, to Jesse and Ruby (Blackburn) Prater. He served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged.
Mr. Prater had worked for the GM Powertrain for more than 35 years, retiring in 2003. He enjoyed playing music with his guitars. He was a motorcycle enthusiast and considered himself as a motorhead because of all the motorcycles he had and the time he spent restoring them.
He is survived by his wife, Margie (Cushing) Prater; mother, Ruby McQuary; stepfather, Royce McQuary; brother, Dan (Diane) Prater, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Jesse Prater.
Visitation was held Wednesday, July 27, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A private graveside service for the family was held at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Toledo Gospel Rescue Mission.


ALLEN RYSZ

Allen M. Rysz, 54, of Rossford, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 25, 2011, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born on November 28, 1956, in Toledo, to Joseph and Eleanore (Morawski) Rysz. He was a 1974 graduate of Rossford High School and earned an associate degree from Owens Community College. On April 18, 1980, he married Diane. He has been employed with the Sun Oil Company for the past 30 years, working in the refinery.
Mr. Rysz was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, the Holy Cross Council Knights of Columbus, and the United Steelworkers Local 912. He was an avid golfer and was the tour director of the Wayward Golf League for more than 25 years. He enjoyed Lions football, traveling with his wife, and spending time with his family, especially his two grandchildren.
Mr. Rysz is survived by his wife of 31 years, Diane (Ehrsam) Rysz; children, Tim (Jacki) Rysz, Amy (Chris) Conkey and Dennis Rysz; grandchildren, Madisyn Conkey and Ethan Rysz; mother, Eleanore Rysz; father- and mother-in-law, brothers, Joe Rysz, David (Toni) Rysz, and Michael (Teri) Rysz; Walter and Louise Ehrsam; sisters, Pam (Fred) Mack and Cindi (Pete) Olms; brother-in-law, Walter Ehrsam; many nieces and nephews, and his best friend, Larry Gwozdz. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Rysz.
Family and friends may visit today, July 28, from 2 to 8 p.m., at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 29, at 10 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. The family will greet visitors beginning at 9 a.m. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Curtice, Ohio.


 

GERALD ABBEY

Gerald Abbey, 84, of Rossford, died June 29, 2011, at Mercy St. Charles Hospital. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and spending time with his family. He achieved his dream of attending the Kentucky Derby.
He is survived by his daughter, Danielle (Michael) Petty; sons, Chris Abbey, Steve (Loni) Abbey, Mitch Antesky; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and companion of 17 years, Sharon Antesky. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeannine and grandson, Jordan.
At his request, no services or viewings were held.


LARLAN MEDINA

Larlan Ruth Medina, 84, of Toledo, and formerly of Rossford, died Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at the Sylvania Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on May 12, 1927, in Rossford, to Lawrence and Lillian (Smith) LaVrar.
She was employed with Kresege's in downtown Toledo in the millinery department and also for Lucille's Catering for many years, where she was known for her cake decorating. She bowled for the Toledo Blade Queens.
Ms. Medina is survived by her daughters, Linda (Ron) Black of Toledo and Patricia Cuellar of Mission Viejo, California; grandchildren, Lawrence (Lisa) Stoll, Kelly (John) Cluckey, Larry (Lee) Handley and Todd Handley; great-grandchildren, Samantha Stoll, Lindsay Cluckey, Cody Stoll, Jacob Handley, Mathew Cluckey and Jenna Handley, and step-granddaughter, Jennifer Black. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Medina; granddaughter, Shari Lynn Stoll, and her sister, Kathryn Hollabaugh.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 9, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Mary Kay officiating. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park.
Memorial tributes may be made to Erie West Hospice or to the American Heart Association.


GENEVIEVE VRABLIC

Genevieve "Jenny" Vrablic, 92, of Rossford, died Saturday, July 9, 2011, at Advanced Specialty Hospital in Toledo. She was born on November 5, 1918, to Walter and Stella Jablonski. She was a 1937 graduate of Woodward High School, where she placed academically 13th in a class of 300 and was a member of the National Honor Society. She attended St. Vincent School of Nursing for three years, becoming a registered nurse at St. Vincent Hospital in 1940.
In May of 1945, she married John Vrablic and the couple made their home in Rossford with John's parents at which time Mrs. Vrablic quit working to raise her family.
She enjoyed Sunday afternoon car rides to visit her parents and enjoyed taking the bus to downtown Toledo back in the good old days and shopping at the St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store.
She is survived by her children, John Vrablic Jr., Martin Vrablic and Mary (Noel) Goulston of Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Vrablic Sr. in 2002; son, Paul Vrablic in 1948; brothers, Joe and Ted Jablonski, and sister, Mary Mandry.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, July 13, at All Saints Catholic Church. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church.


PAUL GREGOR

Paul A. Gregor died June 22, 2011, while under the care of Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was the second son born to Anthony and Anna (Appt) Gregor on a farm in Perrysburg, on August 20, 1932. While attending Rossford High School, where he was a star football player, he met his future wife Helen (Pupik) Gregor, the head majorette. They were married on September 13, 1952.
Mr. Gregor served honorably during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Marine Corps. 1st Division FMF, 7th Marines, 1st Battalion, Baker Company. He obtained the rank of corporal upon discharge, being wounded twice at the 38th parallel, he received the Purple Heart. Upon his discharge, he was honored with a parade as being the first soldier from Rossford to return home from active duty.
He worked at Libbey-Owens-Ford at the Rossford Plant #6 in the box shop for 30 years before retiring. He was a member of the Rossford American Legion Post 533 and a former member of the Knights of Columbus Holy Cross Council at the former Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church in Rossford.
Mr. Gregor is survived by his children, Michael, Barbara and Toni; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother, Robert; nieces; a nephew, and companion Marjory Toth. He was preceded in death by his wife Helen, on November 20, 1966. He also was preceded in death by his brother, John, and grandson, Brian Wagoner, who was killed in Iraq in 2005.
Following cremation, a Christian burial with military honors will be held Friday, July 8, at 11 a.m., at Calvary Cemetery, with the Rev. Thomas Leyland officiating. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


CORNELIUS PHILLIPS

Cornelius Burus Phillips Jr., 81, of Perrysburg, died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at St. LukeÕs Hospital. He was born on November 16, 1929, to Cornelius and Naomi Phillips.
He was a 1947 graduate of Ottawa Hills High School and a 1951 graduate of DePauw University. Mr. Phillips was a decorated Korean War veteran, serving from January of 1952 to August of 1953. He enjoyed a career as a stockbroker, being on the water and driving his "big black cars."
He is survived by his niece Sherri (Anderson) Sleight, her husband Rick and their children, Joshua and Zachary; and great niece, Sydney Sleight; niece, Holly (Anderson) Potere and her children; Logan, Griffin, Taylor and Kelsey, and friend, Marilyn McNamee. Mr. Phillips was preceded in death by his wife, Rita (Zeiler), in 2002.
Graveside services with military honors will be held at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, July 6, at Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Old Newsboys, P.O. Box 2032, Toledo, Ohio 43604 or American Legion Post 28, 130 West Indiana, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.


ELMER HOFBAUER

Elmer M. Hofbauer, 51, of Rossford, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born on November 12, 1959, in Oregon, Ohio. He was a 1977 graduate of Rossford High School.
Mr. Hofbauer was a lifelong farmer who grew local produce and flowers. He owned and operated Elmer's Greenhouse in Perrysburg Township. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing.
Mr. Hofbauer is survived by his companion, Kelli Schultz; children, Katelyn and Marty Hofbauer; brother, Glen Hofbauer, and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol (Hanley) Hofbauer.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 25, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Jerry Craig officiating. Interment was private.


 

ROBERT ELLO

Robert Stephen Ello, 86, of Oregon, Ohio, died Thursday, June 16, 2011. He was born April 6, 1925, in James City, Pennsylvania, to John and Mary (Durkovic) Ello. His family moved to Toledo in 1935.
He graduated from the former Macomber Vocational High School and made his career as a journeyman electrician at the Toledo Lakefront Docks. He retired in 1991 after 40 years of service.
He was a long-standing member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 8.
As a young boy growing up in the hills of the Allegheny National Forest, he developed a respect for nature and the environment. As a young father, he introduced his children to nature and outdoor sporting activities, taking them on frequent forays to the country and to lakes.
He was proud of his Slovak heritage. He and his wife Theresa were affiliated with the Swiss Club of Toledo. As a young man, Mr. Ello was active in gymnastics at the Rossford Sokol Club.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Theresa (Opial); children, Judi Uhrman, Susan (Merle Pheasant), Rosemary (Alan) Mikesell, Patricia (Jess Russell) and Robert; grandchildren, Lauren and Melissa; sister-in-law, Anna Stolarik of Zilina, Slovakia, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, John.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, June 20, at All Saints Church, Rossford. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery, Perrysburg. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial tributes may be directed to the Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


FLORIAN KWAPICH

Florian "Floyd" T. Kwapich, 84, of Perrysburg, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on February 28, 1927, in Toledo, to John and Mary (Kasprzyk) Kwapich. He was a U.S. Marine veteran who served his country during World War II.
Mr. Kwapich had worked for Lindsay Foods for many years. He was a former member of St. Hyacinth Church, where he was a member of the men's choir. He was a current member of St. Rose Parish, the Logsdon-Walla Catholic War Vets Post 639, Przybylski American Legion Post 642 and a lifetime member of the St. Hyacinth Holy Name Society.
He was an avid Notre Dame fan and spent his retirement traveling the United States by motor home with his wife.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lottie (Bienko) Kwapich; children, Diane (Tom) Crawford, Cathy (Jerry) Meyer, Terri (Hai) Nguyen and Carolyn Kwapich-Fulton; grandchildren, Matthew, Michael, Brian, Alex, Lauren and Justin; six great-grandchildren; brother, Theodore (Beatrice) Kwapich, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Stephen Kwapich.
A Recitation of the Rosary was held Friday, June 17, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 18, in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose Church in Perrysburg. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery in Toledo.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg.


RICHARD VASCIK

Richard J. Vascik, 60, of Rossford, died Sunday, June 19, 2011, at the James Cancer Center in Columbus. He was born on May 16, 1951, in Toledo, to Robert and Marie (Jakubec) Vascik Sr.
He was a 1969 graduate of Cardinal Stritch High School. Mr. Vascik served in the U.S. Air Force for 10 years as a staff sergeant during the Vietnam War. After being honorably discharged from service, he attended the Mercy School of Nursing, graduating in 1984 as a registered nurse. He was employed as an RN at Mercy St. Charles Hospital.
He was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, where he served as a deacon. He was an active member of the Rossford Fire Department for the past 29 years and served as the chaplain for the Rossford Fire and Police departments and the Lucas County SheriffÕs office. He was the co-founder of the Rossford Fire Explorers Post 790 and was a member of the Knights of Columbus Holy Cross Council, the International Conference of Police Chaplains, the Federation of Fire Chaplains, where he served as president of the Ohio Chapter, and a member of the Rossford Fire Association.
He enjoyed hunting, camping, playing his guitar and spending time with friends and family, especially his grandchildren.
Mr. Vascik is survived by his wife of 38 years, Sandra (Schnee) Vascik; children, Aaron (Mary) Vascik, Adrienne (Joseph) Stillwagon and Andrew (Mindy) Vascik; grandchildren, Audrey Vascik, Kendra Vascik, Jonathan Stillwagon, Mason Vascik, Brooklyn Vascik and Anya Stillwagon; mother, Marie Vascik; siblings, Robert (Shellie) Vascik, Jr., Mary (Art) Noel, Christine (Paul) Ernest and Constance Vascik, and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his father.
The Knights of Columbus held a Recitation of the Rosary on Wednesday, June 22, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Family and friends may visit today, June 23, from 2 to 8 p.m., at All Saints Catholic Church, 628 Lime City Road, where a vigil service will be held at 7 p.m., immediately followed by The Last Alarm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 24, at 11 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church with Most Reverend Leonard P. Blair, bishop of Toledo, officiating. The family will greet visitors in the church narthex beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Ignatius Cemetery in Oregon, Ohio.


 

JAMES KORZEC

James F. Korzec, 69, of Northwood, Ohio, died June 10, 2011, at Bay Park Hospital. He was born on March 28, 1942, in Toledo, to Felix and Stella (Lewandowski) Korzec.
Mr. Korzec was a 1962 graduate of Libbey High School and a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. After serving his country, he entered the transportation industry working for Jones Transfer and Alvan as a truck driver. He was a former Teamsters steward and a Fort Industry 32nd Degree Mason as well as a Northwood Little League Baseball coach.
He enjoyed fishing and sports, especially the Detroit Lions, and spending time with his family.
Mr. Korzec is survived by his wife of 44 years, Rebecca "Becky" (Snyder) Korzec; sons, Todd (Jo Ann) Korzec and Christopher (Stephanie) Korzec; grandchildren, Kaylie, Shelby, Joey, Jacob, Hunter, Lilly and Logan, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Jane Perkins, and siblings, Mary Ann Pokrywka, Ronald Korzec and infant twin brothers.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 14, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Interment was in Fort Meigs Union Cemetery.


RICHARD MATUSZAK

Richard Sylvester Matuszak, 68, of The Villages, Florida and formerly of Rossford, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, while staying with his good friends in his favorite city of Cleveland, Ohio.
He was born on June 12, 1942, in Toledo, to Sylvester and Helen Matuszak. He was raised in Rossford with his four brothers and graduated from Rossford High School in 1961. He enjoyed antiques. Though not a native of Cleveland, he was a fan of all things ÒCleveland.Ó He spent his free time at football and baseball games and visiting his favorite spots in the city.
Mr. Matuszak is survived by his daughters, Lili (Todd) Cruchelow and Onesty (Tyson) Friday; grandsons, Dylan Cruchelow, Oysten Friday and Toby Friday; brothers, James (Annie), Thomas (Jean), John (Kathy) and Frank (Marie) Matuszak; many nieces and nephews, and special friends, Barb, Woody and Diana Smith and Angel and John Fox. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 11, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Albert Ceranowski officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg.


 

GARY ZAJAC

Gary R. Zajac, 58, of Woodville, Ohio, died Monday, May 30, 2011, at Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
He was born on August 17, 1952, to Raymond and Dorothy (Petee) Zajac in Toledo. He married Elizabeth Maddy on October 3, 1981, in Gibsonburg, Ohio.
He grew up in Rossford and was a 1970 graduate of Rossford High School. He was inducted into the RHS Hall of Fame in 1996. He held many baseball pitching records at RHS.
He moved to Woodville in 1987, where he was a well known banker for more than 30 years and most recently was branch manager for Fremont Federal Credit Union in Woodville.
His memberships include: Woodville Jaycees, Woodville Youth Organization, Woodmore CAGE, Woodmore Athletic Boosters, Woodmore School of Paint, Ronnie D and the Greasers, and could be seen every Sunday flea market. He coached baseball and softball for more than 40 years.
Mr. Zajac is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; children, Erin (Ryan) Stager of Oregon, Ohio, Steven (Amy Pilewski) Zajac of Rossford, Sara (Joe) Nowak of Tiffin, Ohio; granddaughter, Evelyn Zajac; mother, Dorothy Zajac of Rossford; brother, Greg (Jeanne) Zajac of Rossford, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.


JANICE LINDBERG

Janice Mae Lindberg, 73, of Rossford, died Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on October 22, 1937, in Waterville, Ohio, to Charles and Jane (Smith) Wittes. She and her husband, Thomas, resided in Alabama during their retirement years. She enjoyed gambling and spending time with her family and friends.
Ms. Lindberg is survived by her husband of 54 years, Thomas Lindberg; daughters, Dawn (Doug) Sutton of Rossford and Diane (Tim) Jester of Genoa, Ohio; grandchildren, Rebecca Sutton and Timmy and Jennie Jester; three great-grandchildren, and brother, Charles "Skip" Wittes.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 23, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Interment was held at Restlawn Memorial Park.


 

BRADY WOESSNER

Brady Lee Woessner, 39, of Maumee, died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born on November 17, 1971, in Port Clinton, Ohio. He was a 1990 graduate of Lake High School, attended the University of Toledo, then graduated from the electrical apprenticeship program, receiving his journeyman's card in 2010. He was employed with Colgan-Davis as an electrician and was a member of the IBEW Local Union 8.
Mr. Woessner was an avid bowler and enjoyed golf, Tiger's baseball, Ohio State football, fishing with his grandfather, and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine "Katie" (Hahn) Woessner; sons, Jacob and Lucas Woessner; mother, Marjorie (Graves) Kurtz-Kowalewski; father, John Woessner; siblings, Jim (Crystal) Rakosky, Jodi (Aaron) Woessner-Hawkins, Jill (Steve) Bussa, John Woessner Jr., and Teri Woessner; step-father, Glenn Kurtz; in-laws, Jan Hahn and Nanette Hahn, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Cecil and Berniece Graves, and Louis Woessner, and uncle, Marvin Graves.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, on Thursday, May 26, from 2 to 8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday, May 27, beginning at 10 a.m., at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Maumee until the time of funeral services beginning at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Roger Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Maumee.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alpha-1 Foundation (Attn: Development Office, 2937 SW 27th Avenue, Suite 302, Miami, Florida 33133 or online at www.alpha-1foundation.org) or to the family to go toward the education of Mr. Woessner's sons.


 

ELIZABETH FEDAK

Elizabeth Marie Fedak, 89, of King George County, Virginia, and formerly of Rossford, died Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Bowling Green Health Care Center, Bowling Green, Virginia.
She was born in Detroit, Michigan. A homemaker, she was a former member of All Saints Church of Rossford and the Order of Eagles.
Ms. Fedak was a member of St. AnthonyÕs Catholic Church in King George County, and an associate member of the Legion of Mary.
She is survived by her daughters, Jacqueline Miniuk of King George, and Mary Ann (Bruce) St. Amand of Spring, Texas; sister, Bernice (Stanley) Barc of Sterling Heights, Michigan; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Fedak.
Graveside services were held Thursday, May 12, at Fort Meigs Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.


 

ROBERT GYORI

Robert F. Gyori, 68, of Rossford, died Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born in Toledo on March 27, 1943, to Frank and Helen (Mesteller) Gyori. He was a 1961 graduate of Rossford High School.
Mr. Gyori was employed with TW Metal Co. for many years and also was a crossing guard for the Rossford Board of Education. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed sports, especially the Detroit Tigers and Lions.
He is survived by his children, Bobby Gyori, Jeri Lynne (Jamie) Gray, Tracey Ann Nuniviller and Charles (Karen) Gyori; grandchildren, Rusty, Jesse, Jenny and Kathryn Gyori; five great-grandchildren; sister, Sue Turner; stepmother-in-law, Verna Momber; sisters-in-law, Charlene Anderson, Joanne Myers, Sharon (Bill) Grames and Marsha (Ken) Boris; brother-in-law, Terry (Chris) Pope, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 45 years, Linda Gyori.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 14, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Jerry Craig officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to Heartland of Waterville.


KATHY DECSMAN

Kathy M. (Hatas) Decsman, 64, died Friday, May 13, 2011, in Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
She was born in 1946 at the Toledo Hospital, the eldest child of Charles and Irene Hatas. She graduated from Rossford High School in 1964 and Bowling Green State University in 1968, with a degree in elementary education.
She taught at Crossgates Elementary School for parts of four decades, one of the few Toledo Public School teachers to spend her entire career at one school. She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church, and enjoyed participating in many of the church's outreach activities for children.
A teacher for more than 30 years, she kept in touch with former colleagues in the Lucas County Retired Teachers Association and looked forward every year to the Walk to Break the Silence About Ovarian Cancer, sponsored by the Northwest Ohio Ovarian Cancer Coalition.
She enjoyed going to lunch with her daughters, Julie and Laura, and shopping with her sister, Kris. She was an avid fan of the Buffalo Bills, the Sabres and the Toledo Walleye and enjoyed traveling to the games with her family. In recent years, she took trips to Alaska, Arizona, South Carolina, New York City, Los Angeles, Western Canada and Florida.
Ms. Decsman is survived by her husband, David; daughters, Julie and Laura (Adam Fish); brother, James Hatas (Kate) and nieces, Jamie and Kelly; sister, Kristina Frederickson (Craig), nephew, Matthew, nieces, Lindsay Christians (Patrick) and Emily Johnston (Matthew and great-nephew Tyler), and her ÒadoptedÓ mother and father, Kathy and Jerry Dianiska.
A memorial service was held Sunday, May 15, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Coalition Northwest Ohio/Southeast Michigan chapter.


CHRISTINE DOLLAR

Christine L. Dollar, 51, of Millersburg, Ohio, and formerly of Rossford, died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Scenic Pointe Nursing Home in Millersburg. She was born on June 8, 1959, in Oregon, Ohio, to James and Joan (West) Dollar. She was a graduate of Rossford High School.
After high school, she joined the U.S. Navy and after being honorably discharged, she worked for Jeep. She enjoyed music, drawing and needlepoint.
Ms. Dollar is survived by her brother, James (Debra) Dollar of Perrysburg; sister, Sandra Wilson of Rossford; nieces, Jennifer (Eric) Juhasz and Julie Dollar; nephew, Jamie Dollar, and great-nephew, Alexander Juhasz. She was preceded in death by her parents.
In accordance with her wishes, there will be no visitation. A Celebration of her Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions may be made to Scenic Pointe Nursing Home.


 

CHRISTINE BAKER

Christine Marie Baker, 55, of Rossford, died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on January 17, 1956, in Toledo, to William and Helen (Kustra) Hampton. She was a 1974 graduate of Rossford High School. She began her career as a nurse at St. Charles Mercy Hospital and then went to work at St. Luke's Hospital.
She is survived by her children, Rachel Baker and Thomas (Andrea) Baker; grandchildren, Zachary and Emily Baker; parents, William (Lila) Hampton and Helen Hampton, and brother, Joseph (Leona) Hampton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Baker, and sister, Marcie Bockelman.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 7, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Joseph Steinbauer officiating. Interment was private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


JOHN McKINNEY

John F. McKinney III, 65, of Eagle Point Colony, Rossford, died Friday, April 29, 2011, in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. He was born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, and moved to Toledo in 1960, where he attended St. Francis de Sales High School and graduated from Whitmer High School in 1964. He also attended The Ohio State University and the University of Toledo, where he majored in business.
Mr. McKinney was a partner for several years in the Bier Stube on Dorr Street, beginning in 1966, and the Little Professor Bookstore at the Southland Shopping Center. He was employed by the Rohr Fish Company from February 1970 to January 1991. He was most recently employed by Superior Foods in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as a district sales manager.
Mr. McKinney was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed fishing-from Grand Marais, Michigan to the Florida Keys. He also was a voracious reader.
He is survived by his wife, Diane; children, Molly McKinney, Jessica (Josh) Stoll, Lydia McKinney, John McKinney IV and Callie McKinney, and mother, Elizabeth McKinney. He was preceded in death by his father, John McKinney Jr.
A Scripture Service was held Tuesday, May 3, at the Coy Funeral Home, Toledo. A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Wednesday, May 4, in All Saints Catholic Church, Rossford. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery, Maumee.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to St. John's Jesuit High School, Notre Dame Academy or to the Rossford Public Library.


JOSEPHINE WOJTON

Josephine Helen Wojton, 94, died April 19, 2011, in Littleton, Colorado. She was born in Rossford, in December 1916, to Polish immigrants Leopold and Helen (Samiec) Wojton. She resided in Rossford until 2005.
Ms. Wojton attended Rossford High School. She worked at Libbey-Owens-Ford in Rossford until enlisting in the Navy as one of the first WAVES. She was honorably discharged after two years and then finished her education at a business school.
She worked in the bookkeeping department of businesses in the Toledo/Rossford area, including St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Toledo.
She enjoyed traveling, sewing, crocheting, reading and doing word puzzles. She was an active member of All Saints Catholic Church.
Ms. Wojton is survived by her niece, Helen Proch of Littleton; nephew, Joseph (Carole) Durco of Littleton; niece, Joanne McVicker of Bellingham, Washington; 12 great-nieces and great-nephews, and numerous great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
A family Mass was held at St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church in Littleton. A Memorial Mass will be held Monday, May 16, at 10 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Toledo.
Memorials may be made to Helping Hands of St. Louis, 443 6th Street, Toledo, Ohio 43605-1701.


 

KENNETH MUELLER

Kenneth R. "Mad Dog" Mueller, 55, of Northwood, Ohio, died April 22, 2011, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born on March 8, 1956, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, to Kenneth and Alice (McWilliams) Mueller.
He was employed with the Chrysler Corp. for more than 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, riding on his Harley Davidson and attending motorcycle functions and rallies with his family and friends.
Mr. Mueller is survived by his mother, Alice Mueller; brothers, Clyde and Dale Mueller; sister, Cecelia "Cissy" (Steve) Baczewski; nephews, Steve and David Baczewski of Rossford, and Russell Mueller of Russville, Indiana, and niece and godchild, Brandi Mueller of Kenosha, Wisconsin. He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Mueller, and his brother, Keith Mueller.
Family and friends visited at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford on Tuesday, April 26. Funeral services and interment were private.


AGNES ROBISON

Agnes Cecelia Robison, 98, of Saline, Michigan, and formerly of Rossford, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at the Saline Evangelical Home. She was born January 21, 1913, in Rossford, to Michael and Mary (Mucha) Gregoryk. On October 23, 1937, she married Willard "Bud" James Robison Sr. They were the first couple to be married at the St. Cyril Methodius Roman Catholic Church in Rossford, by the Rev. Paul Palka.
Ms. Robison was employed at the East Broadway Plant of the Libbey-Owens Glass Factory in Toledo for many years until her retirement. She enjoyed authentic Czech recipes, butterflies, time spent at the beach, and her family.
She is survived by her sons, Dr. Denis (Mollie) Robison of Bluffton, South Carolina, and Willard "Jim" (Alison) Robison Jr. of Saline; grandchildren, Michael (Kiersten) Robison of Clinton Township, Michigan, Todd Robison of St. Charles, Illinois, Kelly (Kevin) English of Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, Stephen (Jamie) Robison of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Emily Robison of Saline; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Alex English, Brooke Robison, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Willard, on January 3, 2002. She also was preceded in death by her brothers Michael, Tony, Paul and John Gregor; sisters, Catherine Johnson, Mary Gladish and Anna Moreno.
Private graveside services were held at Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg, with the Rev. Fr. Tom Wehinger, celebrant. Arrangements were made by the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home, Inc., Saline.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Saline Evangelical Home, 440 West Russell Street, Saline, Michigan 48176.


 

MARGARET MONTZ

Margaret A. "Marge" Montz, 67, of Rossford, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. She was born on November 1, 1943, in Toledo, to Eugene and Fernanda (Mazur) Pudlowski. She attended St. Mary Magdalene grade school and was a 1961 graduate of Rossford High School. She was employed at Glass City Federal Credit Union for many years.
She married Alvin Montz in 1972. Together with her family, they enjoyed many activities, including, festivals and Mud Hens games. She was an avid fan of Ohio State, University of Toledo football and Detroit Tigers baseball. Mrs. Montz was a member of the Rossford Eagles Ladies Auxiliary and All Saints Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Alvin Montz; daughter, Diana (Aaron) Watts; son, Joseph Montz; grandchildren, Christopher and Jessica Watts; sister, Laurene Siders; brother-in-law, Chet (Sandie) Montz, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; mother- and father-in-law, Lawrence and Irene Montz, and brother-in-law, William Siders.
The Rossford Eagles conducted services on Tuesday, April 12, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, April 13, at All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery.


MAY KOVACS

May L. Kovacs, of Rossford, died Saturday, April 9, 2011, at the Eleanor Jennings Care Center in Rossford. She was born in Toledo to Walter and Eva (Lowe) Kunz. She had worked for Woolworths in downtown Toledo for many years. While her son was in school she was involved in the Navarre School Mothers Club. She enjoyed bowling and spending time with her family.
Ms. Kovacs is survived by her son, Michael (Kathleen) Kovacs; grandson, Michael (Heather) Kovacs; sister, Joan (Bob) Phillips; many nieces and nephews, and her special friends, Dave and Darla Hufford. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Kovacs, in 2008, and her brothers, Walter, Bob, Berlin, Paul and Fred Kunz.
Funeral services will be held today, April 14, at 11 a.m., at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road. Interment will follow at Toledo Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


 

PHYLLIS MILLER

Phyllis A. Miller, 74, of Perrysburg, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on January 18, 1937, in Wapakoneta, Ohio, to Melvin and Catherine (Beerman) Sever.
She had worked as a bus driver for 16 years for Rossford Schools and was a member of All Saints Catholic Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, bowling, playing bingo and bunco.
Ms. Miller is survived by her children, Bill (Cindy) Miller, David (Sharon) Miller, Cathy (Mark) Hahn, Phyllis (Rod) Konrad and Joe (Nikki) Miller; grandchildren, Jason, Dawn, Nathan, Amber, Josh, Angie, Matthew, Nadia, Mackenna, Philip, Rodney and Brittany; great-grandchildren, JJ, Jessica, Lily, Joseph and Lily; sisters-in-law, Trudy Schrantz and Julie Loebbaka, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Miller Sr., in 2003.
A Recitation of the Rosary was held Sunday, April 10, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, April 11, at All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


 

JOHN DONAHUE

John P. Donahue, of Perrysburg, died April 3, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born on November 3, 1946, in Brooklyn, New York, to John and Helen (Farrell) Donahue. He served in the Air Force as an aircraft loadmaster on large cargo aircraft. In 1969, he was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal and honorably discharged at the rank of sergeant. He graduated from West Chester State College in Pennsylvania with a bachelor of education degree in American history. He taught and coached basketball for eight years. He married Kathleen Ryan on September 1, 1977.
He graduated from the University of Toledo Law School in 1981. His legal career spanned almost 30 years and involved the development of an active and successful litigation practice. He also served as an assistant Wood County prosecutor, taught criminal law at Bowling Green State University, served as an acting judge at the Perrysburg Municipal Court from 1995 to 2001, was an active member of the Wood County and Ohio State bar associations, and he was certified by the Ohio Supreme Court as an expert in field of appellate law.
Mr. Donahue was an avid fan of NCAA basketball, and he enjoyed golf and travel. He also enjoyed preparing high school students for Mock Trial as a coach for Explorer Troop #2306.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; daughters, Alison (George) Kehner of Haddonfield, New Jersey, and Sarah Donahue of Cincinnati, Ohio; granddaughters, Kathleen, Samantha and Madeline; mother, Helen Donahue of Cornwall, New York; sister, Eileen (Tim) Zwart of Salisbury Mills, New York; brother, Kevin (Kathleen) Donahue of Cornwall, New York; nephew, Michael; nieces, Laura, Meghan and Emily, and his friend, James Morton. He was preceded in death by his father, John Donahue.
Services and burial were private. Arrangements were made by the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Perrysburg Court Law and Government Explorer Post #2306 or Hospice of Northwest, Ohio.


LEONA HOHL

Leona H. "Aunt Onie" Hohl, 98, died March 30, 2011, at Portage Valley Retirement Community. She was born in Rossford, on April 2, 1912, to Minnie and Henry Hohl, and lived there for many years before moving to Dayton, Ohio. She worked as a clerk at Wright Patterson Air Force Base until she retired. She had previously worked as a clerk at the Creamery Package Co. in Toledo. She was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church prior to moving to Portage Valley.
Ms. Hohl enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, solving word games and completing intricate jig saw puzzles, some of which were framed and adorned the walls of her residence.
She is survived by her nephews, William (Gail), Thomas (Margaret), Vincent (Agnes) and Michael (Judith) Langevin; niece, Christina (Richard) Lingenfelder; 20 great-nieces and great-nephews; 34 great-great-nieces and nephews, and special friend and neighbor, Betty Hoffman. She was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.
There will be no visitation, and burial services will be private, per her request. A Memorial Mass will be held by her family in the near future. All arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.


 

CATHERINE TRASK

Catherine P. Trask, 85, of Perrysburg, died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at her home. She was born on July 27, 1925, in Dallas, Texas, to Dudley and Catherine (Bailey) Pace. She married James Trask in 1947 and resided in Kansas City most of her life until moving to Perrysburg. She was a homemaker .
Mrs. Trask was a member of the Maumee Valley Historical Society and was involved with the Wolcott House Museum Complex. She also was active with the Rossford Public Library and the Junior League in Kansas City, Missouri.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, James Trask, Sr.; son, James (Jan) Trask, Jr.; grandchildren, Michael Trask and Teresa Bradford.
In honoring her wishes, there will be no visitation and services will be private. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions may be made to Erie West Hospice.


MARGIE WEAVER

Margie A. Weaver, 77, of Bradner, Ohio, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at Wood County Hospital. She was born on June 11, 1933, in Toledo, to Paul and Mary (Colak) Ulahel. She was employed with Rossford Schools and the Medical College of Ohio as a cook for many years.
Ms. Weaver enjoyed crocheting, baking and her flowers, and was an avid University of Michigan fan.
She is survived by her sons, Robert, Steven and Irving "Andy" Weaver; daughters, Robin (Terry) Sievert, Cheryl Thieman, and Kathy (Douglas) McClaflin; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Ralph (Marilyn) Weaver, and three nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Robert Weaver, in 2004; son-in-law, David Thieman, and sister, Barbara Yarger.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 6, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery.


 

ROBERT KOSMYNA

Robert "Bob" W. Kosmyna, 52, of Perrysburg, died Friday, March 25, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital. He attended St. Vincent de Paul Grade School, Woodward High School, the University of Toledo and graduated from the University of Michigan with a master's degree in chemical engineering. He worked for Owens-Illinois, Inc., as an engineer and facilitated a weekly Bible study at O-I for 11 of the 26 years he worked there.
Mr. Kosmyna was born in Toledo, on June 15, 1958, to Julius and Florence Kosmyna. He and his wife Carol were married in March of 1985, and served in ministry together in the Toledo area for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Ann; daughter, Rachel; sons, John, Matthew and Daniel; parents, Julius and Florence Kosmyna; brothers, Tom Kosmyna, Mike (Janet) Kosmyna and Mark (Sandy) Kosmyna; in-laws, Ollie and Dolly Zajac, Lisa (Jim) Wurster and Frank Zajac as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., on Friday, April 1, at Calvary Assembly of God Church, 5025 Glendale Avenue, Toledo, preceded by visitation at the church from 9 to 11 a.m. There will be a luncheon at the church immediately following the service. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Gospel Rescue Mission, 1917 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43604.


JEANETTE MACHALA

Jeanette Machala, 90, died Monday, March 28, 2011, at Perrysburg Care and Rehabilitation Center. A lifelong resident of Rossford, she was born February 7, 1921, to Andrew and Louise Ziemianski, who immigrated from Poland.
She enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church. In her earlier years, Ms. Michala was actively involved in the Altar Sodality at S.S. Cyril and Methodius Church, where she enjoyed baking for festivals, and volunteering in the adjoining school cafeteria.
Ms. Machala is survived by her daughters, Eleanor ÒEllieÓ (Paul) Kotowicz of Perrysburg, and Marie (Rick) Crosby of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina; daughter in-law, Kathleen Machala of New Palestine, Indiana; grandchildren, Karen (Steve) Mason of Seattle, Angela (Todd) Scaife of Chicago, Brian (SuLin) Kotowicz of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Adam Nickell of Charleston, South Carolina, Ashley Nickell of Charleston, Jennifer Machala of Knoxville, David (Jill) Machala of Indianapolis, Matthew (Sally) Machala of Peoria, Kristen (Jon) Hopkins of Noblesville, Indiana, Michael Machala and Andrew "A.J." Machala of New Palestine, Indiana; step-grandchildren, Zac Mason, Jake Mason, Davis Crosby, and Townsend Crosby; great-grandchildren, Caroline, Nicholas and Madeline Machala, Benjamin and Samuel Scaife, and Kayla Hopkins; brothers, Walter (Delores) Ziemianski of Toledo and Stanley Ziemianski of Rossford, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Joseph; son, Paul; brothers, Edward and Joe, and sister, Sophie.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, on Friday, April 1, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 2, at 10 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Remembrances may be made to All Saints Catholic Church Debt Reduction Fund, 628 Lime City Road, Rossford, Ohio 43460 or to the Mazie Foundation, P.O. Box 692, Maumee, Ohio 43537.


 

ADA TINNEY

Ada M. Tinney, 98, of Rossford, died Monday, March 28, 2011, at Bay Park Community Hospital. She was born on February 6, 1913, in Rossford, to Albert and Myrtle (Frick) Baker. She had worked for the Rossford Ordnance Depot and was a member of the Rossford United Methodist Church.
Ms. Tinney is survived by her daughter, Carol (Paul) Rogowski; son, Larry (Elizabeth Biglin) Tinney; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and sisters, Dora Hart and Cora Volant. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence, in 1976.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 30, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Robert Ball officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery.


IRMA ROMANOWICZ

Irma Romanowicz, a lifelong resident of Rossford, died March 22, 2011. She was born on May 8, 1925, and was the youngest child of Adam and Anna (Benkovisch) Gyori. She married Edward Romanowicz in 1950. She was a member of St. Mary Magdalene Church and later All Saints Catholic Church since childhood. Much of her life, she acted as a caregiver to her parents and an invalid sister with her siblings and later for her husband. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, Michael Romanowicz; grandchildren, Melissa (Anthony) Jaksetic and Michael Romanowicz; great-grandchildren, Anne and Michael Jaksetic; sister-in-law, Elsie Mikola, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, in 1982; siblings, William and Elmer Gyori, Matilda Kovacs, Yolanda Gyori and stillborn twins, and daughter-in-law, Judy Romanowicz.
Family and friends visited at All Saints Catholic Church on Friday, March 25, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


JOSHUA COX

Joshua "Murphy" Richard Cox, 3, of Perrysburg Township, died unexpectedly on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born on February 17, 2008, in Toledo, to Stephanie Cox and Donald Murphy. He enjoyed watching sports with his Papa and enjoyed eating popcorn and Hershey bars.
He is survived by his parents, Stephanie Cox and Donald Murphy; brothers, Ray and Tony Cox; grandparents, Mary and James Cox, Wanda Murphy and Brad Luebcke; aunts, Pam (Jason) Wachter, Louise (Scott Brown) Murphy and Dawn (Matt) Rickenberg; uncle, James (Michelle) Cox; great-grandparents, Dessie Cox and Betty Murphy; special cousin, Lizy Wachter, and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Donald Murphy.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, today, March 31, from 2 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 1, at 11 a.m., in the funeral home, with the Rev. Ken Schad officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Meigs Union Cemetery in Perrysburg.


 

STEVEN VERBOSKY III

Steven J. Verbosky III, 58, of Rossford, died Friday, March 18, 2011, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born on May 2, 1952, in Toledo, to Steven and Irene (Mileski) Verbosky.
He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed gardening. He also was a fan of the Cleveland Indians and Browns. A big supporter of Rossford Bulldog basketball, he never missed a game.
Mr. Verbosky is survived by his wife of 37 years, Janet (Liedigk) Verbosky; children, Jennifer and Steven; grandson, Derek Mack; siblings, Dennis Verbosky, Joyce (Jim) Hood, Judy Verbosky, Mary Jo (John) Leonard, Luann (Tom) Kralovic and David (Jenny) Verbosky, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, March 26, at 11 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church, where the family will greet friends beginning at 9 a.m. in the church narthex. The Rev. Kent Kaufman will be officiating the services. Interment will be private. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio, the American Diabetes Association, or All Saints Catholic Church.


 

BETTY FINCH

Betty J. Finch, 80, of Rossford, died Friday, March 11, 2011, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. She was born on May 28, 1930, in Perrysburg Township, to George and Mary (Kish) Buckenberger.
She worked in the banking industry as a teller, retiring from National City Bank after 30 years. She was a member of Zoar Lutheran Church in Perrysburg. Ms. Finch enjoyed reading, crosswords, quilting for charity and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her children, Steven (Glori) Finch, Pamela (Thomas) Miller, Nancy (John Michael) Regg; grandchildren, Steven ÒBudÓ Finch II, Stefani (Patrick Belegrin) Pacer, Andrea Keeler, Bryan Miller, Aaron Miller and Thomas Miller II; great-grandchildren, Hailey Finch and Megan Pacer, and sister, Donna McCally. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Finch Jr. in 1993, and her siblings, Phil Buckenberger and Sharon Buckenberger.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 16, at 11 a.m. in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg.


 

HOWARD "JIM" MIKESELL

Howard J. "Jim" Mikesell, 63, of Rossford died March 2, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born in Toledo, to William and Jane Mikesell, on November 1, 1947. He graduated from Garfield Heights in Cleveland in 1966. After high school, he served in the United States Marine Corps in 1967-68. Mr. Mikesell completed one tour of duty in Vietnam before being honorably discharged. After the service, he was employed with Ohio Bell and retired in 2000 after 30 years of service.
He enjoyed sailing and working with stained glass. He was a member of the Lou Diamond Detachment of the Marine Corps League and the Devil Dogs, serving as an officer for both groups for many years.
He married Connie Zbierajewski-Richardson on June 6, 1998.
He is survived by his wife, Connie; daughters, Michelle Mikesell and Cathi (Brian) Huffman; stepchildren, Douglas Richardson Jr., Ashley (Jason) Root, Adam (Shannon) Richardson and Matthew Richardson; grandchildren, Jeremiah Cook, Dylan Thaxton, Kyle Beck, Allie, Gavin and Jayce Richardson and Ramsey and Raven Ibrahim; stepgrandchildren, Savanna, Jaylin and Devin Root; brother, Daniel (Joan) Mikesell, and father, William Mikesell. He was preceded in death by his mother.
Military Honors were given at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, on Saturday, March 5. In accordance with his wishes, cremation followed.


 

WILLIAM BARBER, JR.

William L. Barber Jr., 51, of Perrysburg, died Sunday, February 27, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born in Oregon, Ohio, on February 24, 1960 to William Sr. and Beatrice (Miley) Barber and was married in Perrysburg on November 19, 1983 to Carol Nontell.
He was a 1978 graduate of Rossford High School and worked for more than 23 years as a laborer with the Calphalon Corporation retiring in 2006. He was member of Zoar Lutheran Church in Perrysburg. Mr. Barber was an avid camper.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; daughters, Anna Barber, Amanda (James) Shebek both of Perrysburg; son, Adam (Cayla) Barber of Perrysburg; grandchildren, Hailey Barber, Sky Barber, EmmaRenee Shebek, and Hope Barber; brother, Kevin (Lisa) Barber of Perrysburg; sisters; Debbie (Ron) Kendrick of Toledo, and Tammy Belt of Perrysburg.
Funeral services will be held at Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 East South Boundary Street, Perrysburg, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 3, with Pastor Timothy Philabaum officiating. Burial will be in Lake Township Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in the form of contributions to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.


LEONARD GWOZDZ

Leonard J. Gwozdz, 75, of Rossford, died on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at St. LukeÕs Hospital. He was born on February 9, 1936, in Rossford, to Vincent and Frances (Kedzior) Gwozdz. He served his country as a U.S. Army veteran. Mr. Gwozdz was a millwright for Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Co. for more than 40 years, retiring in 1993.
Surviving are his daughters, Lorri (Doug) Shaffer and Victoria Gwozdz-Borragina; step-daughters, Kim (Jim) Spitnale, Kelly (Tom) Navarra and Kris (Dave) Kampfe; step-son, Scott Sabroske, and brother, Louis (Leona) Gwozdz. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren, Sydney, Kennedy and Chloe Shaffer, Vanessa Robertson, Keith, Matt (Lisa), Steven and Jordan Spitnale, Joshua, Jessica, Rebeca and Jadon Kampfe, Joseph, Melissa and Andrea Navarra.
He was preceded in death his brothers, Frank, Joe and Henry; step-brothers, Louis and Irving Warchol and step-sister, Mary Jane Mack.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. 830 Lime City Road, on Friday, March 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. A Memorial Service will follow at 5 p.m., in the funeral home, with Rev. Joseph Steinbauer officiating. Interment will be private.


DOROTEA RUFO

Dorotea Rufo, 99, of Perrysburg, died Saturday, February 19, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on February 6, 1912, in Pangasinan, Philippines. She married Jose Rufo in June 1938. She was a lifetime member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and was currently a member of the Bowling Green Seventh Day Adventist Church.
She is survived by her children, Daniel (Glenna) Rufo of Perrysburg, Onofre (Perla) Rufo of Weslaco, Texas, Virgilio (Areli) Rufo of Weslaco, and Naomi (Emil) Ranosa of Redlands, California; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose, in March 1994, and her son, Abraham Rufo.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, today, February 23, from 2 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 24, at 11 a.m., in the funeral home with the Rev. Yulian Filipov officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park.


 

ARTHUR SCHOTT

Arthur P. "Donald Duck" Schott, 78, of Walbridge, died Tuesday, February 8, 2011, at Mercy St. Charles Hospital. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on December 17, 1932, to Joseph and Louise Schott. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was employed for 34 years by the Illinois Bell Company where he specialized in "trouble shooting" phone problems throughout the Chicago area. He retired in 1992.
Mr. Schott was an active member of the Blissfield Model Railroad Club and a member of the Bell Pioneers Club. He was known for making "Donald Duck" sounds.
He is survived by his wife, Olive (Shepard); sons, Arthur J., Paul, John and Patrick Schott; daughter, Cecelia Fell; stepdaughter, Beth (David) Waite; brother, Robert Schott; grandchildren, Sarah Schott, Kyle and Kevin Waite. He was preceded in death by his daughters, Loretta and Mary Ann Schott, and brother, Joseph Jr.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 12, at the Eggleston Meinert & Pavley Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Blissfield Model Railroad Club.


 

STEVEN KAYLOR

Steven D. Kaylor died Thursday, February 3, in London, Kentucky.
He was born in Covington, Kentucky, on March 27, 1947, to Carl and Nola Kaylor. He moved with his family to Walbridge in 1963. Upon graduation from Lake High School in 1965, he attended Bowling Green State University. He enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserves, where he served on the USS John F. Kennedy. After his discharge, he continued his 40-year career with CSX Transportation.
He and his wife Torre were planning to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this May at the site of their original reception, The Wayward Inn in Rossford.
Mr. Kaylor was an avid University of Kentucky basketball fan. He also enjoyed yard work, keeping his cars clean, and traveling with his wife to see their favorite performers in concert. Along the way they discovered special destinations where they made life-long friends.
He is survived by his wife, Torre; mother, Nola Jahnke; sisters, Diane Holmes, Susan (Ken) Lake, and Holly (Bob) Florence; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Sandra and Bob Rakovan of Rossford, Terry and Pat Jenkins of Fort Wayne, and Tim and Trish Jenkins of Sylvania, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Kaylor; step-father, Floyd Jahnke; step-mother, Roberta Kaylor; step-sister, Sadie Brumback; brother-in-law, Wayne Holmes, and nephew, Danny Lake.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 12, at the House-Rawlings Funeral Home, 510 East 4th Street, London, Kentucky.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Avenue, fifth floor, Norwalk, CT 06851 or online at www.themmrf.org or to the Humane Society of the United States, 2100 L Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037 or online at www.humanesociety.org.


MARY IGO

Mary Louise Igo, 81, of Maumee, died Sunday, February 6, 2011, at her home. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Alfred and Mary Marcelli, on March 23, 1929. She enjoyed camping, line dancing, shopping and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her sons, David Igo, Doug (Teresa) Igo and Daryl (Holly) Igo; grandchildren, Jason (Amanda) Igo, Brandon Igo, Amanda Igo, Ashley Igo, Brittany Igo, Cody Igo, Jonathan Flores and Timothy Igo; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Madilyn and Lucas Igo; siblings, Jack and John Marcelli, Angie Franklin and Margaret Cioffi. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Igo, and her grandson, Dylan Igo.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, on Saturday, February 12, from 10 a.m. until time of memorial service beginning at 1 p.m. in the funeral home. The Rev. Jerry Craig will be presiding. Burial will follow at Fort Meigs Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Promedica Continuing Care Services, 5200 Harroun Road, Sylvania, Ohio 43560.


 

JOSEPHINE BALOG

Josephine S. Balog, 96, died January 25, 2011. She was born to John and Mary Jakubec in Klcovany, Slovakia on March 26, 1914. She married John Balog in a double wedding with sister Marie and Robert Vascik at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church in Rossford on October 4, 1947.
She worked at Libbey-Owens-Ford on East Broadway for 40 years until retiring in 1980. In addition to traveling, she and her husband enjoyed bowling together. She also enjoyed crocheting and knitting and won a blue ribbon for an afghan she entered in the county fair.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John, and sister, Cecelia. She is survived by her sisters, Marie Vascik and Stephanie Jakubec, both of Rossford; brother, Richard (Carol) Jakubec of Shelby, Michigan; nieces and nephews, Mary Ann (Art) Noel of Northwood, Robert (Shellie) Vascik of Iowa City, Iowa, Deacon Rick (Sandra) Vascik of Rossford, Christine (Paul) Ernest of Curtice, Connie Vascik of Perrysburg, Annette (Joe) Bukovics of Cleveland, Rick (Christy) Jakubec of Sterling Heights, Michigan, and Jana (Randy) McDonald of Washington, Michigan, and many great nieces and nephews, and sister-in-law, Mary (Ken) Myers.
The Rosary was recited on Friday, January 28, in the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Walbridge. Prayers were recited at the funeral home on Saturday, January 29, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Jerome Catholic Church, with Father David Cirata officiating. Burial was in Lake Township Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Jerome Catholic Church.


 

 

LEONARD BURZYNSKI

Leonard A. Burzynski, 93, of Rossford, died Saturday, January 22, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on June 12, 1917, in Toledo, to Henry and Frances (Paluszak) Burzynski. He worked at Bingham Stamping, where he retired in 1979 after 43 years of service. He enjoyed working in his yard and tending to his tomato plants every summer ending with canning tomatoes and making chili sauce.
He is survived by his son, Tom (Barbara) Burzynski; daughter, Kathleen Farquharson; grandchildren, Douglas (Melanie) Burzynski, Suzanne (Marc) Zody, John (Trisha) Farquharson, Andrew (Andrea) Farquharson; great-grandchildren, Tate and Sarah Zody, Griffith and Avalon Burzynski, Eric (Wingate) and Addison Farquharson, Kaya "Moon Beam" Farquharson; sister, Patricia Domalski; brother-in-law, Walter Flowers; sister-in-law, Virgie Burzynski, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Angeline; brothers, Melvin and John; sisters, Henrietta Flowers, Emily, Phyllis and Regina; brother-in-law, Jerry Domalski, and son-in-law, Rex Farquharson.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, January 25, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Joseph Jaros officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or a charity of the donor's choice.


 

JOYCE ST. CLAIRE

Joyce Ann (Preston) St. Claire, 69, of Walbridge, died January 22, 2011.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, William St. Claire Sr.; children, Dawn (Keith) Hasenbalg, William (Rhonda) St. Claire Jr., Darryl (Lori) St. Claire, and Sheila Oblinger; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Dick, Pete, and Harold, and sisters, Nancy and Debbie, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 25, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Rick DuShane officiating. Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


TADEK STADNICZUK

Tadek "Ted" P. Stadniczuk, 63, of Lambertville, Michigan, died Wednesday, January 12, 2011, in St. Anne Mercy Hospital.
Born October 2, 1947, in Zaslaw, Poland, he was the son of Antoni and Ewa (Nestor) Stadniczuk.
A 1966 graduate of Rossford High School, he married Michelle "Shelley" Yeager on September 26, 1970, in St. Clement Catholic Church, where he was a member. His life was centered around his family, especially his grandchildren. He spent much of his time supporting his sons with their stock car racing team. He also was an avid golfer and played semi-pro soccer.
He was employed for 32 years for the Chrysler Corporation in Perrysburg, retiring in 1999.
He is survived by his wife, Shelley; children, Tadek Stadniczuk, Amy (Scott) Helpman and David Stadniczuk; grandchildren, Ethan Stadniczuk, Mackenzie, Megan and Madison Helpman; sisters, Jane (Joseph) Bielecki, Josephine (Will) Buttner, Christine Gray and Maria Orzel; many nieces and nephews, and god-daughter, Sandy Skala. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, January 17, in St. Clement Catholic Church. Interment was in Whiteford Union Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Michael W. Pawlak Funeral Home, Temperance, Michigan.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or St. Clement Catholic Church.

 


TIMOTHY DESTATTE

Timothy Michael Destatte, 54, of Lachine, Michigan, died Saturday, January 15, 2011, at Tendercare Alpena. He was born on December 17, 1956, to John and Gladys (Eckel) Destatte in Toledo. He has lived in Lachine for the past five years, having been up north for 20 years. He was attending Beaver Lake Church. Mr. DeStatte was an avid reader and enjoyed deer hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed listening to music.
He is survived by brothers, Bob (Nguyet) of Temecula, California, Gene (Hazel) of Temperance, Michigan, Dave (Ruth) of Rossford, Ted (Sally) of Staunton, Illinois, Rum (Cheryl) of Maumee, Tom (Karen) of Madison, Ohio, and John of Perrysburg; sisters, Sister Marcia Marie Destatte, Terry Gfell, and Mary Destatte, all of Toledo, Linda (John) Andrews of Lachine, Judy (Ted) Coulianos of Maumee, and Sandy (Alan) Hanna of Toledo; sisters-in-law, Candy Destatte of Jefferson City, Missouri, and Carol Destatte of Rossford; many nieces and nephews, and special friends, Tom Berry, Mark Bowling, Theresa Destatte, and Bill and Sue Bauer. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Rick and Joe, and nephew, Ryan Destatte.
A memorial service will be held this summer in the Toledo area. Arrangements were made by the the Green Funeral Home, Atlanta, Michigan.


LILA FREDERICKSON

Lila Barbara Frederickson, 87, of Perrysburg, died Thursday, January 13, 2011, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. She was the only child of Orson and Velma (Ragsdale) Weiser. She was born in Bellingham, Washington, on October 10, 1923. She graduated from Lincoln High School in Seattle, Washington, where she was in a quartet called the Stardusters. She attended the University of Washington, where she was crowned Snow Queen her sophomore year.
She and her husband Paul, due to his profession, had resided in Seattle, Cincinnati, Columbus, Indiana and Rossford. The last six years she lived in Perrysburg.
She enjoyed the outdoors and the four seasons. She also enjoyed downhill and cross country skiing and for a time was a member of the Toledo Ski Club. She took up snorkeling, which she enjoyed doing on her world travels. She enjoyed golfing and while her husband was living they were members of Heatherdowns Country Club. She and her husband also enjoyed fishing, traveling and dancing. She also enjoyed going on cruises with her friend Lotte Nordmann.
She is survived by her son, Craig (Kristina) Frederickson and daughter, Dana (Stephen) Hess; grandchildren, Lindsay (Patrick) Christians, Marine Sergeant C. Matthew Frederickson, Taylor Hess, Emily (Matthew) Johnston and Logan Hess; great-grandson, Tyler Johnston, and special friend, Stanley Tambor. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul, and her grandson, Jason Hess.
A celebration of life service will be held Friday, January 21, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 22 North Second Street, Waterville, Ohio, with the Rev. Stephen Buehrle officiating. Arrangements were made by the Bersticker-Scott Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Hospital Foundation, Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg, Zion Lutheran Church Waterville, Ohio, or to a charity of the donor's choice.


CHARLES KEETON

Charles D. Keeton, 78, of Lake Placid, Florida, died January 10, 2011, at Florida Hospital Lake Placid.
He was born in Rossford, to Lucille and Kenneth Keeton, and moved to Lake Placid in 1978 from San Diego, California.
He was retired from the U.S. Navy. and a member of the PPAF.
He is survived by his wife, Miriam Keeton; sons, Jason Keeton of Toledo, and Kenneth Keeton of St. Petersburg, Florida.
A memorial service was held January 19, at Memorial United Methodist Church in Lake Placid. Arrangements were made by the Chandler Funeral Home, Lake Placid.


DENISE SOTO

Denise J. (Gallaher) Soto, of Perrysburg, died January 15, 2011, in her home. She was born in Toledo, on January 31, 1959, to Deloris and Dennis Gallaher. She graduated in 1977 from Rossford High School and earned her degree from the University of Toledo as well as many cosmetology industry certifications.
An entrepreneur, she opened businesses in Las Vegas, Nevada and areas around Toledo, finally settling in Perrysburg, and opening Soto's Salon and Spa. She developed new methods of salon management and has worked as a consultant in the industry to help other businesses across the country. She also received a patent for a new teaching technology and authored a book to streamline salon management.
Mrs. Soto assisted families that had children with fetal alcohol syndrome, and provided support and care for cancer survivors and the YWCA Battered Women's Shelter.
She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Charles; children, Gina, Lisa (John), Mark, Evan and Grace; grandchildren; mother, Deloris Riley; brothers, Rick, Mark, Christopher (Laura), David (Robin), Jim (Donna) and Steve, and many nieces, nephews and other family members.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, January 21, at 11 a.m., at Blessed John XXIII Parish, 24250 Dixie Highway (Route 25), Perrysburg, where she was a member. Arrangements are being made by the Coyle Funeral Home.
The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the YWCA Battered WomenÕs Shelter or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


JOYCE WILLS-CASCADDEN

Joyce A. Wills-Cascadden, 45, of Toledo, died Wednesday, January 12, 2011, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. She was born in Toledo, on April 14, 1965, to James and Betty Jean (Kopp) Wills. She was a graduate of Waite High School. She enjoyed going out with friends, shooting pool and spending time with family.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Cascadden; son, Richard Larimer; mother, Betty Jean Wills; brothers, William (Cindy) Wills and Philip (Dawn) Wills, and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father and brother, James Wills.
Funeral services were held Saturday, January 15, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Burial was in Fort Meigs Cemetery.


 

STANLEY WEBER

Stanley Ray Weber, 85, of Rossford, died Saturday, January 8, 2011. He was born in a farmhouse in Pettisville, Ohio, on July 28, 1925, to Andrew and Inez (Waldvogel) Weber. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he served as a cook in Hawaii.
After the war, he attended four years of college at Bowling Green State University, where he received his bachelor of science degree. It was there that he met his future wife, Avelda Ruth "Dolly" Johnson and they married on August 22, 1948.
In the early 1950s Stan spent time playing professional basketball for the Waterloo (Iowa) Hawks. He also traveled with the Harlem Globetrotters. He forged a 30-year career teaching math, coaching basketball, track and cross country at Rossford Junior High and Senior High schools. He attended Lewis Avenue Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Avelda "Dolly" Weber; sons, Greg (Jennifer) Weber and Ron (Marcia) Weber; daughter, Ruth (John) Klempner; grandchildren, Angie (Steve) Hobbins, Daniel (Chelsey) Weber, David (Sandra) Weber, Julie (Joe) Hagans, Stephanie (Joel) Bixler, Todd (Jaclynn) Weber, Johnathan (Amanda) Klempner, Audrey Weber, Joanna Klempner, Justin Klempner, Erica Weber, Andrew Weber and Roxana Klempner, and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 14, at 11 a.m., at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, with the Rev. Steve Hobbins officiating. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.


 

DELPHINE WRUCHA

Delphine Dorothy Wrucha, died on Friday, December 24, 2010. She was born in Toledo, to Victoria "Dora" Spitulski and Steven Blochowski on October 29, 1926. She grew up in the Tecumseh Street and St. Stanislaus Church area along with her brothers, John and Leonard Blochowski and sister, Lottie Sroczynski. She lived on Georgia Avenue with her first husband, Eugene Jakubiak and their daughter Pam until his death. She spent most of her life in Rossford, with her husband of 48 years, Walter Wrucha, who died in 2003.
Mrs. Wrucha took pride in her work in a bakery and in several factories in the Toledo area. She enjoyed baking for the All Saints Church festivals where she was a member, crocheting and keeping a tidy home. She enjoyed traveling with her husband to all 50 states, taking short trips with their Senior Citizen Club and visiting family. Mrs. Wrucha was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Pam (Rick) Allen of Sarnia, Ontario, Canada and daughter and son-in-law, Kathy (Jim) Shelt of Rossford; grandchildren, Sean (Tracy) Allen, Andy (Rachael) Allen, Christy (Marc) Gauthier and Julie (Joe) Hagens; great-grandchildren, Paxton, Conor and Samantha Allen, Isobel Allen, Brandon Bihn and Ethan and Nathan Gauthier, and brother Leonard Blochowski. She was preceded in death by her sister Lottie Sroczynski and brother John Blochowski.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held December 28, at All Saints Catholic Church. Burial was private at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
During her battle with Alzheimer's much care was provided by St. PaulÕs Episcopal Church Respite Care of Maumee, Henderson House Assisted Living and The Browning Masonic CommunityÕs Heartland of Waterville.
Arrangements were handled by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.


BETSY J. CLINGO

Betsy J. Clingo, 76, of Toledo, died December 25, 2010, at Regency Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was born on September 3, 1934, in Toledo, to Eric and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Reisener. She had worked at one time for The Toledo Hospital as a medical transcriptionist and volunteered at St. Charles Hospital. But most of all she was wife, mother and grandmother. She was a longtime member of the Rossford United Methodist Church.
Surviving is her husband of 52 years, William Clingo; sons, Charles (Beth) Clingo and William (Rhonda) Clingo, Jr.; daughter, Laurie Clingo; grandchildren, Matt, Jennifer, Tom, Eric Clingo and Shawna Hester. Also surviving are six great-grandchildren and sister, Patricia Najarian.
Funeral services will be private with burial at Union Hill Cemetery. Arrangements will be handled by Sujkowski Funeral Home, Rossford.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Rossford United Methodist Church.


Rossford Record Journal Obituaries 2010

JUANA CERVENEC

Juana B. Cervenec, 83, died Thursday, December 16, 2010, in Bradenton, Florida. A homemaker, she was born in Los Angeles, California, and moved to the Bradenton area in 1981 from Rossford. She enjoyed exercising and traveling and had visited Venezuela several times. She also was an avid camper and often camped at Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida.
She is survived by her son, John (Karen) Cervenec of Ellenton, Florida; daughter, Jill (Mike) Boise of Bowling Green, Ohio; 5 grandchildren, Stacy, April, Jami, Kayla, and Sara; seven great-grandchildren, and brother, Rex Whitehurst of Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
Arrangements were made by the Page Theus Funeral Home, Leesburg, Florida.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75231.


 

MILTON BENNETT JR.

Milton Walker Bennett Jr. died December 13, 2010. He was born October 12, 1925, in Erie, Pennsylvania, to Milton Walker and Anna Hartley Bennett. He was raised in Adrian, Michigan, and moved to Toledo in 1942. He served as a member of the United States Army Air Corps from January 1944 until December 1945. On January 17, 1945, the B-24 airplane on which he served as an aerial gunner crashed in Sweden. Although the pilot had bailed out, the plane landed upright as he rode it to the ground.
He received his bachelor of engineering from the University of Toledo in 1948, and his master of science degree in chemical engineering from Case Western Institute of Technology in 1950. On March 21, 1948, he and Marilyn Kratt were married at the First Baptist Church of Toledo.
Mr. Bennett was a member of First Baptist Church of Greater Toledo for 67 years and served as past president of the Executive Council in addition to spearheading numerous building programs and boards. He was a past president of the Ohio Baptist Convention, past treasurer of the ABC/USA and a past trustee of Judson College, Elgin, Illinois. He was a past president and is a trustee for life of the YMCA of Metro Toledo and was a former district commissioner and Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America. He received the Silver Beaver Award from the BSA in 1972. He also served as a past president of the Northwest Ohio Restaurant Association and a member of the Toledo Rotary Club.
He served as the chairman of Bennett Enterprise, Inc. After joining his father in the restaurant business in 1950, he and his brother became primary operators upon the death of their father in 1951. They became successful owners of numerous restaurants and hotels in the greater Toledo area.
He also was an active member of the Masonic community. Masonic affiliations include: Barton Smith Lodge #613 (60 years), Toledo Commandery #7, K.T. (60 years), Toledo Council #33 (60 years), Fort Meigs Chapter #29, RAM. He was an Honorary 33¡ of the Valley of Toledo AASR, a member of Zenobia Shrine, Toledo Court #21, Royal Order of Jesters, St. Thomas Conclave, Red Cross of Constantine, Ohio College, SRICF.
He was a recipient of the DeMolay Legion of Honor and the Rainbow Grand Cross of Color. He was a 50-year member of Palestine Chapter, #51, OES. where he served as worthy patron five times.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marilyn; sons, David (Gwen) of Loveland, Ohio, and Gary of Perrysburg; daughters, Carol (David) Clarke of Toledo, and Susan (Michael) Dunlap of Purcellville, Virginia; grandchildren, Robert (Kerri) Bennett, Allison Bennett, Stephanie (Kyle) Wesling, Melissa Clarke, Elizabeth (David) Zaenger, Lauren Clarke, Richard Dunlap, Thomas Dunlap, Courtney (Mark) Watson, Amanda Bennett, Daniel Bennett; great-grandchildren, Megan and JT Bennett and Morgan Watson, and brother, David (Susan) Bennett of Perrysburg.
Order of Eastern Star and Masonic services were held Wednesday, December 15, at the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, Toledo. Funeral services will be held today, December 16, at 10:45 a.m., at the First Baptist Church of Greater Toledo, 6520 Pilliod Road.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Greater Toledo, the YMCA of Metropolitan Toledo, the Boy Scouts of America or the Ohio Eastern Star Home.




LILLIAN LaMARTINA

Lillian M. (Loiacano) LaMartina died December 12, 2010. She was born January 31, 1915, in Albion, New York, to Joseph and Lucia Loiacano. She enjoyed making home cooked meals, bowling, bingo and crocheting.
She is survived by her sons, Michael and Emanual Jr.; daughter, Lucy (Dale) Milliken of Perrysburg; grandchildren, Michelle LaMartina, Michael Jr. (Jennifer) LaMartina, Suzette (Gary) Rogers, Joseph and Jeffery (Danielle) LaMartina, Amanda Milliken, Andria (Lorenzo) Melchor, Laurie and Daniel LaMartina; great-grandchildren, James Pata, Anthony, Joseph, and Nicole Rogers, Amanda and Johanna Hernandez; in-laws, Marion Lioacano, Carl (Jenny) LaMartina, Pauline Legonelli; many other special nieces, nephews and cousins, and special friends, Donna Miller and Jacob Pilewski. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emanuel "Mandy" LaMartina; brothers, Anthony (Arlene) Loy, John (Margaret) Loiacano, Bernard (Bess) Loiacano, and Ralph Loiacano, and grandson Anthony LaMartina.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 17, at 11 a.m., in the Christopher-Mitchell Funeral Home, 21 West Avenue, Albion, New York. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Albion. Local arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.




JACK MILES

Jack Vining Miles, 87, formerly of Curtice, Ohio, died December 6, 2010, at Hawthorn Court Memory Care Community in Phoenix, (Ahwatukee), Arizona.
He was born in Toledo, on October 2, 1923, to John and O'Vivian (Bordeaux) Miles. He grew up in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Following high school, Mr. Miles joined the National Guard and then joined the Marine Corps in 1942, serving in the 3rd Amphibious Corps/5th Marine Division in the Pacific Theater, including Guam, the Marshall Islands, and Okinawa. He also served for several months post World War II as part of the unique China Marines. Upon his return to the states in 1946, he married Fern Shaneck of Curtice. They celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on August 3, 2010.
Mr. Miles worked for Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company and was elected president of the United Glass Workers of America Local 9 from 1958 to 1963 and from 1965 to 1971. From 1971 to 1982, he served as president of the United Glass Workers of America District 3. He became international vice president of the Aluminum, Brick and Glass Workers in 1982 until his retirement in 1985. During his career he served on a number of boards and committees, including the Toledo Area Executive Board of the AFL/CIO, the Ohio AFL Board, the Toledo Labor-Management Citizens Committee, and the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Advisory Board. Following his retirement, Jack and Fern moved to Sun Lakes, Arizona, where they enjoyed visits from family and friends, traveling in their motor home, and volunteering for the Boys and Girls Club.
He also was a member of the China Marines Association and the Marine Corps League Detachment #1296 in Sun Lakes.
He is survived by his wife, Fern; daughters, Christine (Tom) Moore of Sylvania, Ohio, Jacque (Tom) Keller of Phoenix, Arizona, and Michelle (Pete) Emch of Rossford; grandchildren, Brad (Kerry) Moore of Cedar Park, Texas, Stephanie (Rob) Fulop of Avon, Ohio, Andrew (Janell) Keller of Gilbert, Arizona, Kristen (Alex) Chernyak of Phoenix, Sarah (Ryan) DeLauter of Perrysburg, and Ben Emch of Oregon, Ohio; great-grandchildren, Daniel, Madeline, Katie, Jackson, Buddy, Grant and Jocelyn. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Betty, June and Beverly.
A memorial service was held Saturday, December 11, at Mountain View Lutheran Church, Phoenix. A memorial service in Curtis also will be held Saturday, December 18, at 2 p.m., in at St. LukeÕs Lutheran Church, 20 South Yondota Road, followed by interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Brown Road, Curtice. Arrangements were made by Bueler Mortuary, Chandler, Arizona.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Association or St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Curtice, Ohio.


RICHARD FARQUHARSON

Richard "Dick" A. Farquharson, 58, died Monday, November 29, 2010. He was born February 5, 1952, in Perrysburg, to George and Marcelle (Beemer) Farquharson. He graduated from Perrysburg High School in 1970, and earned his bachelor of mechanical engineering degree from the University of Toledo. He married Kris Falk in 1973, in Toledo.
Mr. Farquharson was a gifted engineer who held numerous patents for products and machine designs. He was passionate about helping others. He enjoyed woodworking, singing karaoke, golfing with his son and spending quality time in the pool that he hand-built for his family. He enjoyed vacationing with friends and family.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Kris; children, Brian (Laurie) Farquharson and Kelly (Troy) Carpenter; grandson, Colton Carpenter; sisters, Sabra Laberdee, Ginger (Dick) Strahm and Carol Kay Elliott; brothers, Bruce (Ellen) Farquharson, Robert Farquharson and Joe (Lana) Farquharson. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held Friday, December 3, in the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg. Burial was in New Belleville Ridge Cemetery.




DOLORES REDIECK

Dolores "Dolly" Redieck, 74, of Perrysburg, died November 30, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. She worked for Midwest Electronics during the 1970s and 1980s. In the late 80s, she worked as the carousel operator at Southwyck Mall. She enjoyed attending her children and grandchildren's sports evens and dance recitals.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Richard "Sam" Redieck; daughter, Doris (Vic) Turner of Perrysburg; son, Rick (Dana) Redieck of Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren, Keith Johns of Cincinnati, Kelly Johns of Toledo, Robert, Caleb, Hannah, Connor, Bethany, Krystyna, Nathan, and Faith Turner of Perrysburg, Samantha and Susan Redieck, of Kansas; sister, Gerry (Richard) Orgel of Toledo, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Bob Folczynski and sister, Pat Bruney.
A celebration of life service was held Saturday, December 4, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to HannahÕs Socks Inc. (www.hannahs socks.org), a charity founded by her family in which she regularly volunteered.




NORMAN STIFF

Norman E. Stiff, 80, died December 2, 2010.
He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was retired from Libbey-Owens-Ford, after 38 years of service.
A life-long Lutheran, he was an active member of Zoar Lutheran Church, where he was a member of the Young-At-Hearts group, and groomed his beard every December to appear as "Father Christmas" to all the children's groups and choirs, telling them the story of the German origin of the Christmas tradition.
He also was a member of The Toledo Weak Signals radio-controlled airplane flying club, as well as the Recker Road flying club. He enjoyed mentoring new members of the sport.
He enjoyed traveling, and was blessed to be able to travel several times to Germany, the last time to see The Passion Play at Oberammergau, a lifelong dream. He also took several Caribbean cruises with his wife, daughters and their spouses.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Elaine; daughters, Norma (Hugh) Snyder, Terrie (Cliff) Fosgate, and LeAnn (Russell) Baker; seven grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers, and his daughter, Juanita.
Services were held Tuesday, December 7, at Zoar Lutheran Church, Perrysburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Young at Hearts of Zoar Lutheran Church.




GWENDOLINE TOBER

Gwendoline Joy Tober, 85, formerly of Rossford, died Saturday, December 4, 2010, in the Lutheran Home at Toledo. She was born in Detroit on November 19, 1925, to John and Gwendoline (Oliver) Kirkman. She was employed as a registered nurse at St. Vincent Hospital and later in life for Dr. John GallagherÕs office in Rossford, before her retirement in 1975. She was a member of Rossford United Methodist Church and had been active in the areas Girl Scout program and various mothers clubs in the Rossford school system. She spent most of her life as a loving caregiver for her family, using her nursing skills to care for her parents, in-laws, husband and daughter until their deaths.
Ms. Tober is survived by her children, Deborah (Wendell) James. Richard Tober, Claire (Thomas) Lincoln, Alicia (John) Wagner; grandchildren, Stacy St. Julian, Jonathan (Stacy) St. Julian, Ryan (Amy) Tober, Erik Layman, Erin (Jared) Zafer, Jennifer (John) Helton, Matthew (Melissa) James, Jeffery (Melissa) Lincoln and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard, in 1996, and daughter, Rickie Layman.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 11, at 10 a.m., in the Rossford United Methodist Church, where the family will welcome visitation beginning at 9 a.m. Interment will be private.
The family suggests memorial contributions in Ms. Tober's memory be made to Rossford United Methodist Church, Lutheran Home of Toledo or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.



PETER CIEPLY

Peter Cieply, 93, of Rossford, died Monday, November 22, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born January 18, 1917, in Rossford, to Paul and Antonina (Szalankiewicz) Cieply. He was a United States Army veteran, serving during World War II. After being honorably discharged, he married Anna Heban on May 28, 1949. He was employed with Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Co. for 45 years, retiring in 1979.
Mr. Cieply was a lifelong member of All Saints Catholic Church. He was an avid gardener and mushroom hunter. He enjoyed cooking and listening to polka music. He also enjoyed babysitting his grandchildren during their younger years and simply being with his family.
He is survived by his sons, Peter and Dennis Cieply; daughter, Janice (Bob) Busch; grandchildren, Elizabeth (Jon) Walsh, Melissa, Natalie and Ryan (Jessica) Cieply, Lindsay (Sean) Papio, Dennis and Lauren Cieply, Nicole (Mark) Dotson and Mark Busch; great-grandchildren, Maya and Asher Cieply; sister, Josephine Wojcikowski; sister-in-law, Vivian (Cieply) Bjorklund, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna, on March 29, 2009. He also was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph and John Cieply, and sister, Mary Cieply
The Rosary was recited Sunday, November 28, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, November 29, at All Saints Catholic Church. Burial was in Fort Meigs Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to All Saints Catholic Church.

 


 


MARY YOUNG

Mary Agnes (Richardson) Young died November 2, 2010, at her home. She was born March 13, 1938, to Willard and Amerial (Whitney) Richardson in Decatur, Illinois. She attended St. Theresa High School in Decatur, where she graduated in 1955. Her career took her into hotel management, where she was the manager of the Hospitality/Harley Hotel on Miami Street, meeting everyone from the Lionel Richie to Jamie Farr. She was a strong voice in the Northwood community, member of “Right to Life,” active in the lives of her children, and caring for neighbors. Her enjoyments included reading, singing in the church choir, local history, old homes and visiting unique cemeteries. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church of Rossford for 15 years. Prior to that, she was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church of Toledo, for 25 years. Mrs. Young is survived by her husband of 53 years, Clarence Young; sons, Brian (Annette) Young, Paul (Sue) Young, Clarence (Gayle) Young and Mark (Beth) Young; daughters Rosemary (David) LaForest, Cynthia (Michael) Gardner, and Joy (James) Dauterman; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A Holy Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, November 8, at All Saints Catholic Church. Interment was private in Fort Meigs Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial donations may be made to the “Right to Life” foundation.





MARGARET CIEPLY

Margaret Elizabeth (St. George) Cieply, 86, of Rossford, died Sunday, October 31, 2010, at Kingston Residence in Perrysburg. She was born in Beauty, Kentucky, on January 25, 1924, to Alexander and Sophia (Deak) St. George and was a “Rosie the Riveter” at Autolite during World War II. She married John Cieply on May 1, 1954, in Rossford. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family, especially vacationing during the summer at Evans Lake in Irish Hills, Michigan. She was a Detroit Tigers fan who enjoyed the beauty of spring flowers and was gifted at making crafts, especially ceramics. During her time at Kingston, she was active at the town hall meetings, weekly bingo and making family craft gifts. She is survived by her children, Carole (Paul) Welling of Rossford, Michael Cieply of Bowling Green, Steven (Sarah) Cieply of Toledo and John (Anisa) Cieply of Rossford; grandchildren, Amy Welling, Matthew, Mark, Paul and Timothy Cieply; sister, Irene Kruse of Toledo, and brother, Louis St. George of Michigan, and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Cieply was preceded in death by her husband; brother, Alexander St. George, and sister, Lola Kosha. Visitation will be held today, November 4, at 10 a.m., at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 East Indiana Avenue, Perrysburg, where funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Fort Meigs Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made ito a charity of the donor’s choice.




ALLEN MARTIN

Allen Leroy Martin, 78, of east Toledo, died Monday, November 1, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on October 18, 1932, in Toledo, to Allen and Emma (Kopp) Martin. He served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Panama. He retired from Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company after 35 years. Mr. Martin is survived by his son, Gregg (Beth) Martin; daughter, Lori (Bruce) Helppie; grandchildren, Whitney Hughes, Alexander (Sandra) Martin, Danial Derr, Brian Helppie, Michael Derr, Scott Helppie, Tyler Derr, Heather Derr; great-grandchildren, Kyleigh Derr, Noah Helppie, McKenna May, Tanner Derr and Carly Derr. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Bonnie, in 2007. In honoring Mr. Martin’s wishes, there will be no visitation, and services will be private. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to Waite High School Athletic Department, Hospice of Northwest Ohio or Toledo Children’s Pediatric Oncology.
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JOLENE PRZYCHODNI
Jolene M. (Himburg) Przychodni of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, died Tuesday, October 26, 2010. She was born May 5, 1949, in Perrysburg, to Melvin and Gertrude (LaFarree) Himburg. She was a 1967 graduate of Eastwood High School and received her degree from Findlay College. She worked for a number of years at Owens-Illinois at Levis Park, Perrysburg, and later was a business analyst and long-time employee of Sun Chemical Corporation. She is survived by her husband, Robert Przychodni; son, William (Lisa) Stewart; siblings Jeannine (Kenneth) Rogerson, Nadine (Ronald) Meyer, Larry (Esther Davis) Himburg, Irene (Gary) Soncrant, Elizabeth (Franklin) Graham, Janette Rucki, Robert Himburg, Richard Himburg; brother-in-law, Joseph (Nadine) Przychodni; sisterin- law, Marsha (Richard) Lansu, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers Melvin Himburg and Ronald Himburg. Funeral Services were held Monday, November 1, at Witzler-Shank Funeral Home in Perrysburg. Burial was in Fort Meigs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Season's Hospice of Chicago, Illinois.




IRENE VERBOSKY

Irene Verbosky, 85, of Rossford, died Thursday, October 28, 2010, at her home. She was born on May 9, 1925, in Rossford, to Joseph and Clara (Zdybek) Mileski. She was a 1943 graduate of Rossford High School. She married Steve Verbosky on April 23, 1952. Ms. Verbosky was a member of the LCBA at the former St. Mary Magdalene Church and was a current member of All Saints Catholic Church. She was known for baking cakes for many in the community. She was a tutor at Eagle Point School for many years and a mentor to many. She enjoyed being with her children and grandchildren and was their biggest cheerleader at all their sporting events. She also enjoyed skydiving, completing a total of four jumps beginning on her 80th birthday. Ms. Verbosky is survived by her children, Stephen III (Janet) Verbosky, Dennis Verbosky, Joyce (Jim) Hood, Judy Verbosky, Mary Jo (John) Leonard, Luann (Tom) Kralovic and David (Jenny) Verbosky; grandchildren, Jenny Lynn, Steven, Brad and Michael Verbosky, Kristy (Brandon) Fox, Jim Hood, Julie (Keith) Boris, Keith Leonard, Tommy and Tyler Kravolic, Laken (fiancé, Jamie Wilmot) Buning, and Claire and Ben Verbosky; great-grandchild, Derek Mack; sister, Doris Dubilzig; sister in-law, Steffie Verbosky, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Verbosky, in 2007. She also was preceded in death by her siblings, Alice Proch, Joseph Mileski, Edward Mileski and Josephine Mileski. A Memorial Mass, officiated by the Rev. Kent Kaufman, will be held Saturday, November 6, at 11 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church, where the family will greet friends beginning at 9 a.m., in the church narthex. Interment will be private. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or All Saints Catholic Church.


JOSEPH BORUCKI
Joseph Borucki, 56, of Rossford, died Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on March 16, 1954, in Toledo, to Louis and Elizabeth (Vastik) Borucki. He was a 1972 graduate of Rossford High School. Mr. Borucki was employed with the former Blade Printing Company as a pressman for many years. He was a member of the Rossford Eagles and the GCIU Union. He enjoyed spending his summers at his cottage in Brooklyn, Michigan, and was an avid fan of the University of Michigan, Detroit Tigers and the Detroit Redwings. He is survived by his children, Dan (Laura) Borucki and Kate (Dan) Murawa; grandchildren, Brady Borucki and Owen Murawa; mother, Betty Borucki; brothers, Louis (Pam) and John (Cindy) Borucki; sister, Terrie Borucki, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Louis Borucki. Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, today, October 14, from 2 to 8 p.m. A memorial service will be held Friday, October 15, at 11 a.m., in the funeral home. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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RUSSELL SHUSTER JR.
Russell Frederick Shuster Jr., 76, of Albemarle, North Carolina, died Monday, September 27, 2010, at his home. Mr. Shuster was born October 25, 1933, in Toledo, to Russell and Elfrieda (Frosch) Shuster. He was a retired employee of Champion Spark Plug Co. of Toledo, and a member of First Lutheran Church, Albemarle. He also was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force with the rank of Airman 1st Class. He is survived by his wife; Bobbie Jean Cowart Shuster; sons, David (Raylene) Shuster of Toledo, and Timothy (Kimberly) Shuster of Goldsboro, North Carolina; daughters, Beverly (Jeff) Kinlaw of Albemarle, Susan (Craig) Koevenig of Atlanta, Georgia, Sandra (Chris) Hesley of Albemarle; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Roland Shuster of Toledo, and sister, Marcia Gentry of Toledo. Funeral services were held Friday, October 1, at First Lutheran Church, Albemarle, with the Rev. John Futterer officiating. Burial was in Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, North Carolina. Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Shuster at 931 Smith Street, Albemarle, North Carolina 28001. Arrangements were made by the Stanly Funeral Home, Inc. Memorials may be made to First Lutheran Church, 230 South Second Street, Albemarle, North Carolina 28001 or Hospice of Stanly County, 960 North First Street, Albemarle, North Carolina 28001.


LOUIS BRUCE
Louis Bruce, 77, of Monclova, Ohio, died Saturday, September 25, 2010, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. He was born in Monclova, on July 16, 1933, to Roy and Mildred (Frusher) Bruce. He was a U.S. Army veteran. While in the service, he had spent time stationed in Germany. He married Lois Sattler on September 28, 1957, and they raised six children. Mr. Bruce was employed with Escast as a millwright for many years. After retirement, he worked for South Toledo Golf Club. He enjoyed collecting antique tractors and spending time with his family, especially his 13 grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Lois; children, Louis K., Randy (Melanie), Scott (Becky), Mike (Christina), Matt Bruce and Debbie (Louie) Nemer; grandchildren, Jennifer (Joe) Kidder, Kristen, Mark, Michelle, Emily, Hannah, James, Jacob and Joshua Bruce, Sean, Sarah, Kevin and John Nemer, and many in-laws, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by six siblings. Visitation will be held today, September 30, beginning at 10 a.m., until the time of services at 11 a.m., at the Heritage Church of God, 3520 Strayer Road, Maumee. Interment will follow at St. Rose Cemetery in Perrysburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Church of God.
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RUTH FRANK
Ruth E. (Steinke) Frank, 89, of Perrysburg, died Saturday, September 25, 2010, at her daughter’s home in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. She was born on May 27, 1921, in Toledo, and spent her early years growing up in Elmore, Ohio. She married Bernie Frank, of Toledo, in 1944. A resident of Perrysburg for 66 years, she was a lifelong member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Toledo, and had been a member of the Ladies Aid Society. She also was a member of the American Legion Post 183 in Pemberville. Ms. Frank is survived by her daughter, Suzanne (Frank) Schmandt of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, and grandsons, Matthew Schmandt of Pickerington, Ohio, and Alan Schmandt of Reynoldsburg, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernie, and brothers, Oscar “Ock” Steinke of Elmore and Harold Steinke of Toledo. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 28, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 106 Plumer Street, Toledo. Interment was in Restlawn Memorial Park. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.




HELEN WAINWRIGHT

Helen M. Wainwright, 77, of Rossford, died Friday, September 24, 2010, at Heartland of Perrysburg. She was born on November 28, 1932, in Rossford, to Joseph and Helen (Mermer) Heban. She married William Wainwright on October 16, 1954. She was a secretary most of her life and also was a receptionist at St. Luke’s Hospital. While she was at Heartland, she enjoyed being with other residents, playing bingo and being involved in other activities. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church. Ms. Wainwright is survived by her sons, Mark, Bill and David (Janis) Wainwright; daughters, Christine (Daniel) Soviar and Lisa Bousson; grandchildren, Ryan, Morgan, Rachelle, Michelle, Josh and Jake Wainwright, Mark and Jason Soviar and Dawn and Renee Bousson; six great-grandchildren; sister, Agnes Failor; sister-in-law, Nancy (Conrad) Gernheuser; special friend since childhood, Irene Pennese, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William, on March 31, 1987. There will be no visitation, and services will be private. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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GERALD DAVENPORT
Gerald R. “Tuffy” Davenport, 70, of Rossford, died Sunday, September 19, 2010. He was born February 27, 1940, in Rossford, to Mary Jane (Reed) and Howard “Slim” Davenport. He was a graduate of Rossford High School, where he was a member of the varsity football, basketball and baseball teams. One of his proudest athletic accomplishments was playing outfield for the 1957 baseball team that advanced to the state semi-finals in Columbus, Ohio. He was employed by the United States Post Office for 33 years, retiring in August 1992. Mr. Davenport was known for his countless woodworking creations which he donated to local charities, benefits, and as gifts to family members and friends. He is survived by his children, Kristen Davenport of Crofton, Maryland, Troy Davenport of Sterling Heights, Michigan, and their mother, Judie Davenport; mother, Mary Jane Davenport; sister-in-law, Lorene Davenport; nephew, Jeffrey Davenport; nieces, Jennifer Howard, Jeanine (John) Alexander, Kelly (Don) Jackson; great-nieces and great-nephews, Katie and Kyle Howard, Zachary and Maggie Leahy, Margo and Reed Jackson, and great-great-niece, Layla Howard. He was preceded in death by his father and brother, Gary. There was no visitation per his request. A memorial service to celebrate Mr. Davenport’s life will be held Saturday, September 25, at 11 a.m., at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, with the Rev. Duane Tisdale officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that tributes be in the form of contributions to the American Heart Association or an organization of the donor’s choice.




ANN DURICEK

Ann Duricek, 92, of Perrysburg and formerly of Rossford, died Thursday, September 16, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born on January 21, 1918, in Fairpoint, Ohio, to Boleslov and Mary (Gavesky) Troyka. She was a homemaker and would often help out with floral arrangements at Brun’s Greenhouse in Rossford. She enjoyed baking, cooking, traveling and spending time with family. She is survived by her son, Cyril “Duke” (Darlene) Duricek; grandchildren, Christopher (Gina) Duricek, Tom Tinney Jr., Tracy (Scott) Eaker and Mark (Rachel) Tinney; 14 greatgrandchildren; four greatgreat- grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cyril Duricek Sr., in 1997; her daughters, Joyce Duricek and Nancy Tinney, and brother, Joseph Troyka. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 21, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Joseph Steinbauer officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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JOHN KOS

John J. Kos, 91, of Rossford and formerly of Perrysburg Township, died Friday, September 17, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on November 18, 1918, in Hungary, to John and Katerina (Ringeis) Kos. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. After the war, he was a German interpreter with the occupation troops in Germany. He then went to work for Libbey-Owens- Ford Glass Company for 32 years, retiring in 1978. He spent his retirement years in Haines City, Florida. He was an avid Detroit Tigers fan and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Surviving are his daughters, Ruth Ann (Chuck) Henderson and Kathy (John) Matuszak; grandchildren, Chip (Susan) Henderson, Scott Henderson; great-grandchildren, Libby and Tyler Henderson; step daughter, Nancy (John) Patrick; step-son, Phillip (Sherry) Bargar; step-grandchildren, Dwight (Shelli), Wade (Amy), and Trent (Mary) Patrick. Also surviving are 7 step grandchildren and special niece, Eleanor (Robert) Meister. John was preceded in death by his first wife of 58 years, Eleanor and his second wife, Martha; also preceding him in death were his sisters, Mary Sietz and Lena Smith. Visitation was held Sunday, September 19, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services were private. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Church Street Station, P.O. Box 780, New York, New York 10008-0780.




ANTONIA BALBAUGH

Antonia Balbaugh, 65, of Perrysburg, died Thursday, September 9, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born in Toledo, on April 6, 1945. She was a former member of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church, where she was active in the kitchen cooking for lunches and parish festivals. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, reading, gardening and trips to the casino. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Karl Balbaugh; children, Katherine (Scott) Gonyea and Dawn Roberts; granddaughter, Chloe Roberts, and six siblings. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 14, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Joseph Steinbauer officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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DENISE KACZOROWSKI
Denise M. Kaczorowski, 50, of the Toledo area, died Thursday, September 9, 2010, at the Henry County Hospital in Napoleon, Ohio. She was born in Toledo on January 16, 1960. She is survived by her mother, Carol Zink; daughters, Christina (Cory) Cooper and Julia Kaczorowski; son, Michael Kaczorowski, and seven grandchildren. In accordance with her wishes, there will be no visitation and services will be private. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.




HOLDEN KNITZ
Holden Adym Jonathan Knitz, infant son of Jonathan and Heidi (Clark) Knitz, of Perrysburg, died Saturday, August 28, 2010. He was born July 27, 2010, at 3:07 a.m., and weighed seven pounds, seven ounces. He is survived by his parents; grandparents, Carilyn (Phillip) Brimacombe, Bill and Susie Clark, George and Nancy Harter and Norman Knitz; aunts and uncles, Tim and Tricia Knitz, Randy and Bridget Simon, Joe and Heather Arquette and Jonathan Clark; cousins, Brandon, Grace and Kenley Knitz and Kelsey and Micah Arquette, and many other family members. Funeral services were held Saturday, September 4, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Mark Montgomery officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, 8402 Harcourt Road, Suite 210, Indianapolis, Indiana 46260 or online at www.give.stvincent.org.




JAMES “JAKE” RENEAU

James F. “Jake” Reneau, 54, of Rossford, died Friday, September 3, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born in Toledo, on January 26, 1956, to Chester and Frances (Pratt) Reneau. He was a 1974 graduate of Waite High School, where he played football and basketball, and attended Owens Community College. He participated in men’s softball as a pitcher on teams representing West Equipment, the Lucas County Sheriff ’s Department and Danny’s in Rossford, as well as many others. He was an avid lefthanded bowler who achieved two “300” games and several “800” series. He was a coach and assistant coach for his children’s sports teams. Mr. Reneau was employed by Tempglass and Conway Central Express in Perrysburg Township as a truck driver for 16 years. He drove to and from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, nightly. He retired on disability in 2000 due to a work related injury. He was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians. He was known for his Ohio State attire and his red 1991 Jeep Wrangler with an Ohio State tire Cover. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Beverly; daughter, Ashley; son, Jacob; granddaughter, Trinity Rae Damron; brother, Chester (Penny) Reneau; sisters, Ann (Jim) Haines and Diane Perry; father-inlaw, William Hauden; mother-in-law, Evelyn Hauden; sister-in-law, Debbie Hickman, and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, on Friday, September 10, from 2 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 11, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home, with the Rev. Richard Powell officiating. Interment will follow at Toledo Memorial Park. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Cancer Connection at Northwest Ohio and the Victory Center.
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SOFIE WITHAM

Sofie V. “Busha” Witham, 88, of Rossford, died Monday, August 30, 2010, at Heartland of Perrysburg. She was born in Rossford, on March 24, 1922 to Michael and Victoria (Knurek) Olszanski. She was employed with Libbey Glass for many years. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and a former member of the Altar Sodality, Ladies Guild, Onized Club and Golden Emblem. She enjoyed bowling, and was an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers. Ms. Witham is survived by her children, Richard Witham and Vycki Witham, both of Rossford; brother, Frank Olszanski of Florida; sister, Angela Adamski of Rossford; grandchildren, Ted Witham of Jackson, Ohio, and Tracy (Steve) Stoll of Toledo; great-grandchildren, Zachary Witham and Lydia Stoll, and sisters-in-law, Sophie Olszanski, Lillian Prisby and Helen Przybylowski. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Josephine Gwozdz, John and Joe Olszanski, Ted Prisby and Cas Przybylowski. A recitation of the Rosary was held Thursday, September 2, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, September 3, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church.




ALFRED CIEPLY-ROMEHILT

Alfred Wilhelm Cieply-Romehilt Jr., 72, of Rossford, died August 19, 2010, at Bay Park Hospital. He was born in Meppen, Germany, on December 31, 1937. He made Rossford his home in 1953. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1957 to 1961. He worked for Libbey-Owens-Ford in Rossford, Hostess Bakery, the B&O Railroad. He and his wife owned A&B Carryout and he had his own remodeling service. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 2984 in Northwood, Ohio. He enjoyed working, dancing and spending time with his family. Mr. Cieply is survived by his wife, Barbara Cieply; children, Dan (Anna) Quisno, Star (Jeff) Liford, Fred (Deb) Cieply, Allen Cieply, Barb (Mark) Hudson, Heidi Cieply and Holly (Josh) Rowe; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Ursula Sosbe, and nieces and nephews, Veronica (Bill), Robert and Jeffery (Bekah). Services were held Tuesday, August 24, at the Eggleston Meinert Pavley Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Holly Rowe family to take care of funeral expenses.
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JUNIOR STEWART

Junior J. Stewart, 81, of east Toledo, died Thursday, August 19, 2010, at his home. He was born in Toledo, on June 23, 1929, to Joseph and Eva (Marimum) Stewart. He worked for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad as a car inspector for 37 years, retiring in 1985. He enjoyed spending time with his family. Mr. Stewart is survived by his wife of 58 years, Elinor (Doty) Stewart; son, Lee (Terri) Stewart; daughter, Lori (Jerry) Herman; grandchildren, Jennifer and Jeremy Herman and Grace and Max Stewart, and siblings, Kathryn Stewart, Pauline Yockey and John Stewart. He was preceded in death by his and siblings, Helen Williams, Oliver Stewart, Lee Stewart, Martin Stewart and Marie Ellis. Funeral services were held Monday, August 23, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Odyssey Hospice.




BARBARA ZOLTANSKI

Barbara Finsel Zoltanski died Thursday, August 20, 2010. She was born in Fostoria, Ohio, in 1929, to Ralph and Helen (Hoffbauer) Finsel. She received her bachelor’s degree in teaching in 1952, from St. Mary of the Springs College for Women, in Columbus. She taught first grade in one of the last remaining four-room schoolhouses in rural Ohio. Throughout the course of her life, Mrs. Zoltanski honored her family heritage of service through international and local concerns. She reached beyond her community to raise awareness and generate funds to support special needs children in developing countries, with a particular interest in Guatemala. She involved her local community to respond to the plight of the Chernobyl disaster, working to supply safe food to families. She promoted cultural exchange that fostered understanding and peace, welcoming international students and Asian educators to reside in her family home. On a local level, her efforts resulted in the first federally-funded hot lunch program at her community elementary school, the establishment of publicly provided transportation for faith-based schools in Lucas County, and the preservation of Maumee Valley historic structures. She was concerned with the needs of Toledo central city children, where she was a volunteer teacher. Mrs. Zoltanski served meals at St. Francis De Sales soup kitchen and drove a door-to-door bread route delivering to families in need. An accomplished pianist, throughout her life with her husband and many children, Mrs. Zoltanski routinely visited the elderly, sick and local nursing homes to play the piano and read poetry. A lifelong student of American history, particularly the Civil War and the Maumee River Valley, Mrs. Zoltanski shared her knowledge via a weekly newspaper column in the Maumee Herald. Trail Lore chronicled Ohio history and documented stories of local residents and their place in regional events. Mrs. Zoltanski was affiliated with the Ohio Dominican University Alumni Association, the League of Women Voters, the American Association of University Women, where she was president of the investment group, Foundation for Life, Heartbeat of Toledo and the Auxiliary of the Little Sisters of the Poor. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Attorney Edward Zoltanski; children, Teresa Zoltanski, Esq., Cecilia Zoltanski Ross, Mary Zoltanski DeWitt, Thomas Edward, Stephen John, Peter Joseph, Helen Zoltanski, Monica Zoltanski, Esq., Joan Zoltanski Karabogias, M.D.; grandchildren, and siblings, Mildred Naderer, Mary Gabel, Charles Finsel. She was preceded in death by her son, Mark Francis, and her siblings, Ursula Maciejewski, Catherine Knopp and Norman Finsel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held today, August 26, at 11 a.m., at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 104 West Broadway Street, Maumee. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mark Francis Zoltanski Tuition Assistance Fund, which benefits students at St. Joseph’s School with special and financial needs. Contributions may be directed to St. Joseph’s Church, 104 West Broadway, Maumee, Ohio 43537.
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DENNIS COX

Dennis C. Cox, 69, of Northwood, Ohio, died Saturday, August 14, 2010. He was born March 12, 1941, to Jesse Carl and Mary Cox. Dennis attended Nazareth Hall Military School. He took over his father’s bar business in east Toledo in 1971. He also drove buses for Washington Local and Northwood Schools and for the Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities, where he retired in 2004. He enjoyed playing football during high school in Rossford, and was an avid fan of the Ohio State University Buckeyes and Detroit Lions. He enjoyed watching John Wayne movies and gaming with his friends. Mr. Cox is survived by his wife Jann Cox; children, Dennis and David Cox and Debra Ledford; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two stepchildren; four stepgrandchildren; one stepgreat- grandchild; brothers, David (Pat) and Kevin (Jane) Cox, and sister, Rosemary (Bob) Kamenca. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jesse Cox Jr. Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 18, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.
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AGNES OPIAL
Agnes M. Opial, of Toledo, died Monday, August 9, 2010, in her home. She was born on July 12, 1924, in Ford Cliff, Pennsylvania, to Andrew and Barbara (Humenik) Hrabovsky. She graduated from Ford City High School and then moved to Toledo. She married John Opial in 1946. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Ms. Opial was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford. She is survived by her children, James (Betty) Opial, Mary (Ted) Lotozynski, Thomas (Martie) Opial, and Andrea (Gary) Mosiniak; daughter in-law, Judy Opial; 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, on July 6, 1994. She also was preceded in death by her son, John Opial; five siblings and three grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, August 12, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Union Cemetery in Perrysburg. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.




RITA BAUR

Rita A. (Schlagheck) Baur, 66, of Rossford, died Saturday, August 7, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born August 20, 1943, in Toledo, to Howard and Marie Schlagheck. She married David Baur in 1973. She graduated from St. James Grade School and Notre Dame Academy followed by time spent in the Noviciate at Notre Dame in Toledo. She worked for St. James Church and served in the Catholic missions of Zambia, Africa, before going to work for the Catholic Diocese of Toledo. She had worked with parishes throughout the area in her nearly 30 years with the diocese. She was parish administrative assistant for Blessed Sacrament Church. She bowled in the Thursday night Ladies League at Lido Lanes for 30 years. Mrs. Bauer is survived by her husband, David; twin brother, Raymond (Julie) of Toledo; brothers, Paul (Jackie) Schlagheck of Lady Lake, Florida, Richard (Jane) Schlagheck of Atlanta, the Rev. Father Regis Schlagheck, OFM Conv. of Carlsbad, New Mexico, and William (Mary) Schlagheck of Toledo; sister, Genny (Don) Koberstein of Port Clinton; in-laws, Pat (Robert) Thompson of Livonia, Michigan, James (Shirley) Baur of Jacksonville, Florida, Cheri Baur of Orlando, Florida, and many nieces and nephews and greatnieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Jeanne Horen, brothers, Gerald and Francis (Pat) Schlagheck, and brother-inlaw, Victor Baur. The Rosary was recited on Tuesday, August 10, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A Mass of Resurrection was held Wednesday, August 11, at All Saints Catholic Church on Lime City Road in Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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SUSAN BONDY

Susan Jane Bondy, 61, of Perrysburg, died Friday, July 30, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on May 3, 1949, in Toledo, to Frank and Lillian (Surprise) Weaver. She was employed in the medical field for more than 40 years, working at Riverside, St. Anne’s, and recently retired as a unit clerk from St. Charles Mercy Hospital. She also worked at various doctors’ offices and at the Carranor Club. She was a parishioner at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Toledo and was devoted to the Rosary. She was a St. Louis deMontfort conferee, a lay member of the Marion Movement of Priests, and was involved with Helpers of God’s Precious Infants. She enjoyed collecting antiques, feeding the birds, tending to her flowers, wearing jewelry, and spending time with her grandchildren. Ms. Bondy is survived by her daughter, Kory (Martin) Doss; grandchildren, Ashlynn, Christopher, and Brittney Groom; sister, Cindy Zawodni (fiancé, Dan Sutherland); brother, Frank (Vicki) Weaver; nieces, Kelly (Dennis) Vergowven, Katie (Drew) Balduff and Tati Finnagen; great-nieces, Alexis Jay and Sophia Vergowven; special friend, Lucy Reiter, and former husband, Ed Bondy. She was preceded in death by her parents. A recitation of the Rosary was held Tuesday, August 3, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held today, August 4, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Joseph Church located on Locust Street at Erie Street in Toledo, where the family will greet guests beginning at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to a charity of the donor’s choice.




TANYA BANACHOWSKI

Tanya E. Banachowski, 74, of Rossford, died Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. She was born, in Toledo, on February 13, 1936, to Rudolf and Elizabeth (Karius) Maier. She was a homemaker, and a graduate of St Ursula Academy and Mary Manse College. She enjoyed singing, traveling, and bowling, and went to many tournaments with her teammates. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Andrew Banachowski; children, Marc (Elaine) Banachowski, Ann (Bill) Mishka, John Banachowski, Lynn (Terry) Dawley and Keith (Jessica) Banachowski; grandchildren, Adam Banachowski, Tim Mishka, Zach Banachowski, Jasmin Banachowski, Amy Banachowski, Anna Dawley, and Lydia Banachowski; brother, Rudi (Jenny) Maier, and sisters, Rita (Gene) Sartor and Trudy (Ralph) Morone. A Mass of the Resurrection was held Saturday, July 24, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Entombment was in Resurrection Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
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ANTHONY KOBYLAK

Anthony “Tony” Marion Kobylak, 73, of Rossford, died Monday, July 26, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on December 3, 1936, in Poland, to Wojciech and Anna (Gwozda) Kobylak, and was the youngest of five. On February 10, 1940, the family was deported to labor camps in Siberia, where within the next two years the oldest brother and two sisters died. Mr. Kobylak’s father then went to serve in the Polish Army during the Italian Campaign. His mother, he and his brother went through Iran to the refuge camp Bwana M’Kubwa in Zambia for the duration of the war. The family was reunited in the United States in 1949, and settled in Rossford. Mr. Kobylak learned English at St. Mary Magdalene grade school and graduated from Rossford High School in 1955. He served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1961 and received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Toledo in 1967. He worked for Owens Illinois and later, AID, also known as Medar-Integral Vision. He occasionally helped at Sem-Com Co. He enjoyed being outdoors, working in the yard, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren. Mr. Kobylak is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sonia (Jakubowski) Kobylak; daughter, Andrea (Jack) Durham; grandchildren, Emily, Abby and Benny Stone; brother, Stanley (Angela) Kobylak; nephews, Gene (Dottie) Kobylak and John (Debbie) Kobylak; nieces, Theresa Whitmore, Anna Gwozdz and Christine (Tim) Singler; many great-nephews and great-nieces, and many cousins in the United States and Poland. A scripture Service was held Wednesday, July 28, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services will be held today, July 29, at 9:30 a.m., at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the All Saints Building Fund.


MARGARET LIMPF
Margaret Francis “Marge” Limpf, 66, of Perrysburg and formerly of Rossford, died Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was born on December 12, 1943, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was a financial specialist for Mercy Health Partners for many years. She was a member of the Rossford United Methodist Church and Women of Faith. Mrs. Limpf is survived by her husband of 48 years, Ken Limpf; daughters, Michelle (Ken) Sutter and Jennifer (Scott) Sudlow; son, Ron (Lorinda) Limpf; mother, Dolores Schutt; grandchildren, Zachery and Matthew Sutter, Paul, Kyle and Jonathan Limpf, Xavier, Keden and Jenalynne Sudlow; sister, Linda Karsten; niece, Jackie Karsten; nephew, Kris Karsten, and brother in-law, Larry (special friend, Kathy) Limpf. A memorial service was held Monday, July 26, at the Rossford United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Robert Ball and Randy Williams officiating. Interment was private. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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STELLA TEET

Stella A. Teet, 96, of Rossford, died Saturday, July 3, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on April 1, 1914, to Charles and Karolina (Tomeckova) Tomecek in Okolona, Ohio. She was a member of the Millbury Czech Club and the Rossford Eagles Auxiliary. She enjoyed dancing, polka music and spending time with family. She is survived by her daughter, Shirley (Jerry) Hall; daughter-in-law, Gloria Parker; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Teet, in 1973; son, Bob Teet; special friend, Jerry Smith; three sisters and one brother. A memorial service was held Wednesday, July 14, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Joseph Steinbauer officiating. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery in Maumee.




KENNETH CLUCKEY

Kenneth James Cluckey, 68, of Oregon, Ohio, died Saturday, July 17, 2010, at St. Charles Mercy Hospital. He was born on March 24, 1942, in Toledo, to Dorn and Gladys (Beale) Cluckey. He graduated from Clay High School in 1960, and then served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1966. After being honorably discharged, he worked for the Chrysler Corporation for 32 years, retiring in 1994 as a fork lift operator. During his time at Chrysler, he was a shop steward and a union steward. For more than 25 years, Mr. Cluckey held various elected positions at Jeep Country FCU, including president, vice president, and loan officer. He enjoyed sports; he played semi-pro football with the Toledo Tornadoes from 1961-62. He was an umpire for the Federation League, coached the Jeep women’s softball team and was a Local 12 commissioner for the men’s softball league. His hobbies included Tony Stewart Racing, the New York Yankees, old car shows, traveling and cooking. He was a member of the Rossford Eagles #2322, American Legion #0888, and the First Baptist Church of Greater Toledo. He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Linda (Shepherd) Cluckey; children, Keith (Andrea) Cluckey, Kim Mansour and Kris Kastle; siblings, Al (Donna) Cluckey, Glenn Cluckey, Doris Hartford, Roger Cluckey, Norma Cluckey, Mike (Pat) Cluckey, Debora Melvin, and Carl (Maria) Cluckey; grandchildren, Josef, Amber (Seth), Sami, Daynah, Jami and Jasmyn; great-grandchildren, Khalid and Domotov. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sandra (Materni) Cluckey, and brothers, Jerry and Dwayne Cluckey. Family and friends may visit today, July 22, from 2 to 8 p.m., at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 23, at 11 a.m., in the funeral home, with the Rev. Dan Ballavia officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Perrysburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
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MARVIN “TEX” WARTON

Marvin A. “Tex” Warton, 92, of Perrysburg, died Thursday, July 15, 2010, at the Avalon by Otterbein. He was born April 23, 1918, in Vernon, Texas, to Fred and Ellie (Weathers) Warton. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served his country during World War II. He retired from the Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Co., where he had worked as a boiler operator. Mr. Wharton was a member of the Holy Cross Council #5139 Knights of Columbus, the Rossford VFW Post and the Maumee Masonic Lodge. He also was a lifetime and original member of the Tangle Wood Golf Course. Mr. Warton is survived by his sons, Marvin “Sonny” (Gail) and John (Pam) Warton; daughter, Marie Pheils; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, and sisters, Freda Baldwin and Ruth Allen. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose, and his brothers, Bill, JW, Robert and David Warton A recitation of the Rosary was held Sunday, July 18, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, by members of the Holy Cross Council #5139 Knights of Columbus. Prayer Services began Monday, July 19, in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose Catholic Church in Perrysburg. Burial was in St. Rose Cemetery.




DOLORES FRAUTSCHI

Dolores A. Frautschi, 79, of Rossford, died Friday, July 2, 2010, at her home. She was born on July 26, 1930, in Toledo, to Lester and Mary Bihl. She married Arnold Frautschi on October 5, 1950. She worked as a bookkeeper for 10 years before retiring to spend time with her family. She enjoyed playing cards, gardening, needlepoint, and playing video games with her grandchildren. She is survived by her children, Carol (Joe) Sharp and Nanette (Carlos) Saucedo; grandchildren, Melissa and Joshua Sharp. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold in February 2005; brother, Jerry, and sister, Blandina. In keeping with her wishes, services and interment will be private. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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MARY JANE SCHWERTFEGER
Mary Jane Schwertfeger died on July 2, 2010, at Kingston Residence of Sylvania. She was just weeks shy of her 90th birthday. She was a faculty member and professor at the University of Michigan, where she is recognized for her work as professor emeritus of education. Her path began in her hometown of Norfolk, Nebraska, where she was raised on her grandparents’ farm near Pierce, Nebraska, along with her older brother, “Bob.” She earned a bachelor of arts degree in education from Iowa State College in 1949, and worked as a preschool teacher at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. She went on to earn her master of arts degree in 1951, in child development, from the University of Iowa, where she taught at the Child Welfare Research Station. In an effort to be closer to her brother in Ohio, she moved to Chicago and worked at a local nursery school. She served from 1954-1956 as a teacher at the University of Michigan’s Neuropsychiatric Institute, subsequently earning herself a position at University of Michigan’s School of Education. She received a Ph.D. in 1961, and was promoted from assistant professor, to associate professor, to professor in 1970. She retired in 1988 after 31 years of dedicated leadership and service to UM and this year (2010) is being recognized for her 50th anniversary as a UM Rackham graduate. During her tenure at UM, Professor Schwertfeger was predominantly responsible for the growth and development of the early childhood education department. She was known among students and colleagues for her advocacy on behalf of preschool and kindergarten children, specializing in disturbed children. She has scores of publications, several jointly written by her close friends yet today, Anne Hungerman of Ann Arbor, and Patricia O’Connor, of Northport, Michigan. After retirement, she enjoyed spending time with her friends, family, and neighbors in Ann Arbor as well as at her cottage on Lake Michigan’s small town, Northport. She also enjoyed the local parks and beaches, as well as community picnics and events. She is survived by her nephew, Robert (Anne) Schwertfeger of Ottawa Hills, Ohio; nieces, Betsy Davies of Collingwood, Ontario, Sandra Ansted of Perrysburg, and Virginia (Jerry) Steer of Rossford; great-nephews and greatnieces, Craig Jaqua, Melissa Jaqua, Chris Steer, Doreen Schwartz, Michelle Dean, Loraine Bremner, Mannon Schwertfeger, Jeffrey Steer, Jennifer Gogol, Robert Schwertfeger, Todd Ansted, and Ryan Steer and their spouses, children, and extended families. She was preceded in death by her brother, Floyd Schwertfeger; sister-in-law, Betty Jane Schwertfeger; nephew-in-law, Gareth Davies, and niece, Louise (Schwertfeger) Jaqua. A memorial service will be held Friday, July 9, at 10:30 a.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Ann Arbor, 1432 Washtenaw Avenue. Parking is located on Forest Avenue. Burial will be in Prospect Cemetery in Pierce. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a consideration of a donation to a children’s charity, a local Humane Society, or Hospice organization.




CHARLES CAMPOS

Charles “Chuck” Campos, 75, of east Toledo died June 27, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on September 11, 1934, in San Antonio, Texas, to John and Irene (Martinez) Campos. After being honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy, he was employed with the Kroger Co. as a head meat cutter for 41 years. An avid golfer, he was a club champion at Hidden Hills Golf Course. He was a life member of VFW Post 606 in west Toledo. Mr. Campos is survived by his wife of 20 years, Bonnie (Reed) Campos; son, Charles Campos; daughters, Pat (Steve) Snow, Denise Rothwell, Nancy (Robert) Villagomez, Betty Christianson and Jacqueline Whyte; stepchildren, John (Mary) Stover, Dawn (Ray) Harmon, and Jill (Jim) Deneau; brother, Frank Campos; sisters, Mary Jane Gonzalez, Connie (Rudy) Flores, Delores Lemon and Josephine Campos; 20 grandchildren; 11 greatgrandchildren; special aunt, Josephine Campos; many nieces and nephews, and good friends, Jim Sedlar and Richard Swiatek. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cathy Sedlar; brother, John Campos Jr.; son-in-law, Artie Christianson, and nephew, John Flores. Friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, today, July 1, from 2 to 8 p.m., where recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 2, beginning at 9 a.m., in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Church, 434 Western Avenue, Toledo. Interment will follow at Lake Township Cemetery in Millbury.
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DARREL CORNWELL
Darrel R. Cornwell, 74, of Rossford, died June 28, 2010, at Foundation Park. He was born on July 12, 1935, in Toledo, to Arthur and Hazel (Dauhke) Cornwell. He was a graduate of Waite High School and was employed with Libbey Glass for more than 42 years. He enjoyed sports and was an avid fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns and the Ohio State Buckeyes. He also enjoyed hooking rugs, playing cards, traveling, and spending time with family. Mr. Cornwell is survived by his wife of more than 52 years, Margaret “Sis” Cornwell; son, Ronald (Susan) Cornwell; daughters, Debra (Jeff) Lobzun, Karen (Deborah) Cornwell; brother, Clyde; sister, Evelyn Horgan; grandchildren, Lindsay Sliwinski, Amy, Bridget, Steven, Robert, Shelby, Dante Cornwell and Daniel Wright. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Edward, Leonard and Raymond Cornwell; sister, Emma Rarick, and infant son, Robert. Funeral services will be held today, July 1, at 10 a.m., in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, with the Rev. Terry Powell officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. A luncheon will be held in the All Saints Church Steinbauer Room following burial.


IRENE KUJAWA
Irene C. Kujawa, 90, of Perrysburg, died Friday, June 25, 2010, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. She was born on April 9, 1920, in Toledo, to Leon and Josephine (Janiszewski) Burzynski. She was employed for many years with Craftmaster, retiring in 1984. She was a member of St. Rose Church in Perrysburg. She enjoyed long walks through the streets of Perrysburg and spending time with her family. Ms. Kujawa is survived by her children, Donna (Ron) Schmidt of Monclova Township; son, Dennis (Shirley) Kujawa of Rossford; grandchildren, Lisa (Ken) McIntyre, Jeff (Holly) Orlowski, Andrew Kujawa, Steven (Beth) Kujawa, and Gregory Kujawa; sister, Doloras Weinrich, and great-grandchildren, Hannah, Kennen and Annalise McIntyre and Ethan Kujawa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Kujawa, in 1992, and brothers, Leonard, Edward and David Burzynski. A recitation of the Rosary was held Monday, June 28, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 29, at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose Church in Perrysburg. Interment was in Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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BARBARA McDADE

Barbara Ann Dobron McDade, 63, of Rossford, died Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. She was born on February 6, 1947, in Toledo, to John and Josephine (Gorka) Dobron. She was a 1965 graduate of Cardinal Stritch High School and graduated cum laude from Case Western Reserve in 1969 with a bachelor of arts degree in English. She was employed as a teacher and over the years taught at both the elementary and high school levels. She was accomplished in art and enjoyed literature. Ms. McDade is survived by her son, Alex McDade IV; grandchildren, Bethany Plank McDade and Brendan Moon McDade; sister, Josephine Dobron; special cousin, Sophie Witham, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents. In accordance with her wishes, there will be no visitation and services will be private. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church.


JOHN BEROTH
John Henderson Beroth, 83, of Perrysburg, died Friday, June 18, 2010. He was born on July 10, 1926, in Toledo, to Schuyler and Lulu (Schumaker) Beroth. He was a graduate of De- Vilbiss High School and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II. After the war, Mr. Beroth worked for Toledo Edison as an accountant for 38 years, retiring in 1987. He married Helen Downer on June 23, 1951. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Toledo and the Lutheran Men’s Bowling League for more than 25 years. Mr. Beroth is survived by his wife of 58 years, Helen; daughter, Jan Ulinski, and granddaughter, Katlyn Ulinski. He was preceded in death by his son, Paul Beroth; sisters, Marjorie Plummer and Helen Beroth, and son in-law, Kenneth Ulinski. In accordance with Mr. Beroth’s wishes, there will be no visitation and services will be private. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
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JOANNE COOK

Joanne Marie Cook, 63, of east Toledo, died Friday, June 18, 2010, at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born in Toledo, on August 28, 1947, to Stanley and Evelyn (Szymarik) Delikate. She was a cook for many years at West Toledo Health Care and Arbors of Oregon. She enjoyed baking and was an accomplished cake decorator. She enjoyed traveling and taking trips to Las Vegas. She is survived by her son, David Cook, and her sister, Kathy Middlebrooks. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Cook, in 2002, and her parents. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 23, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Interment was private.


JANICE KOPERSKI
Janice Lee Koperski, 79, of Rossford, died Monday, June 14, 2010, at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was born on December 12, 1930, in Toledo, to Charles and Ruth (Schneider) Humphrys. In her early years, she had worked for the Rossford Ordnance. She is survived by her daughter, Danielle Petty of Cleburne, Texas; son, Charles Koperski of Cleburne; grandchildren, William Koperski of Martin, Ohio, Chad Diehl, Shannon Dildy, Sean Petty, Ryan Petty and Michaela Petty, all of Texas. A private graveside service was held Wednesday, June 16, at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. A memorial service will be held in Texas at a later date. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
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DENNIS MARSH
Dennis M. Marsh, 62, of Oregon, Ohio, died June 22, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on December 11, 1947, in Toledo, to John and Florence (Heltman) Marsh. He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School and the University of Toledo. He was a fork lift operator for many years and had worked for Rieter Automotive. Mr. Marsh is survived by his daughters, Kristen (Scott Laney) Fugate and Kendra (Michael) Sheidler; grandchildren, James Fugate III, Alyssa Fugate and AJ Sheidler; three aunts; several cousins; best friend, Bob Davis, and longtime friend and exwife, Victoria Fugate. Family and friends may visit today, June 24, from 2 to 8 p.m., at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, where a memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m, with the Rev. Joseph Steinbauer officiating. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


MARY SOVIAR
Mary A. Soviar, 82, of Rossford, died Sunday, June 20, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on December 18, 1927, in Rossford, to Anthony and Johanna (Chabron) Soviar. She was employed with Libbey Glass for 40 years. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and enjoyed volunteering at the Senior Center in Rossford. She enjoyed spending her time with family and friends and playing bingo. She is survived by her brother, Edward (Dolores) Soviar; sisters, Amelia Studenka and Helen (Eugene) Borkowski, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Johanna Kocica. Family and friends may visit in the narthex at All Saints Catholic Church today, June 24, beginning at 9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the church at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Meigs Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or All Saints Catholic Church.
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ANTONIO YAP, M.D.

Antonio C. Yap, M.D., 77, of Perrysburg, died Sunday, June 20, 2010, in his home. For more than 35 years, Dr. Yap cared for the families of the greater Toledo- area as a pediatrician. He was an active advocate for health care reform. Along with a private practice that he started in 1972, Dr. Yap served as former chief of pediatrics for Flower and Mercy Hospitals. He also served on the medical staff of St. Luke’s, St. Charles, St. Vincent, Toledo Children’s and Toledo Hospital. He has been recognized for his 20 years of service to Mercy Hospital and 25 years of service to St. Luke’s Hospital and 30 years of service to Flower Hospital. Dr. Yap was born on June 13, 1933, to Martina and Crescencio Yap in Romblon, Philippines. At the age of six, he was left an orphan along with his 12 brothers and sisters with the early passing of his parents. He was raised by his eldest sister, Felicitas Chua, and brother-in-law, Mateo, who encouraged him to be a physician. In 1962, he graduated from Manila Central University with his doctor of medicine degree. In 1963, he arrived in the United States to complete his residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He began his private practice in 1972, and has since then cared for more than 20,000 infants, children and adolescents. Dr. Yap was a founding member of Special Commission on Relief and Education (SCORE), a philanthropic group focused on providing medical, surgical care and education to the medically underserved areas of the Philippines. He also has served in many leadership positions in the Toledo community on numerous boards and medical organizations. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Nilza; children, Antoinette (Mark) Wilson, Yvonne (Allan) Donaldson, Gil and Eric Yap; grandsons, Alec, Carter and Hunter; siblings, Felicitas, Louisa and Dominidor, and many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, June 25, at 11 a.m., at St. Rose Church, 215 East Front Street, Perrysburg. There will be a reception at the Yap residence following the service. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions can be made to: Father Solanus Guild, 1740 Mount Elliot Street, Detroit, Michigan 48207.
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JANICE BADEN

Janice Louise (Emmick) Baden, 64, of Rossford, died Monday, June 14, 2010, in her home. She received her registered nursing degree from Mercy School of Nursing in 1966. In 1987, she received the Nursing Excellence Award for Community Services at Mercy Hospital. In 1990, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Toledo, with a master’s degree in education. She was a licensed professional counselor, licensed social worker, a certified trauma and loss counselor and a school specialist. She had more than 20 years of experience as a grief counselor. She was the director of bereavement services for Hospice of Monroe, Michigan, for 10 years. During that time she developed many grief support groups and provided bereavement counseling for the Monroe community. In 2001, she cofounded the family grief center, Gabby’s Ladder, Inc., in memory of her son Joey, and served as its director as well and a grief counselor. Through her guidance, Gabby’s Ladder has provided grief support and education to more than 10,000 people since its doors opened. She was a leader in the Monroe community in creating the Suicide Prevention Manual of Monroe County, Michigan. She published a journal workbook for grieving teens, “Risen Heart the Light Within” in 2005. She was involved in presenting workshops about grieving children and adults in the schools, churches and community organizations throughout Michigan and Ohio. She was very involved in the Catholic Diocese, beginning with the Parish Nurse Ministries in Fremont, Ohio, and then locally in the All Saints Parish Community. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed her roses. She also enjoyed traveling up north, jet skiing with her husband and their rides to Port Clinton, Ohio. She also enjoyed shopping with her sisters. In 1989, she decided to learn how to play the piano and began lessons. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Richard Baden; son, Daniel (Cathleen) Baden; grandsons, John (Voyles) and Ezra Joseph; sisters, Joyce Rober and Linda Carr; 10 nephews and one niece. She was preceded in death by her son, Joseph. Family and friends may visit today, June 17, from 2 to 8 p.m., at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, where recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday, June 18, beginning at 9:30 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment will be private. The family suggests those wishing to make a contribution in memory of Mrs. Baden to consider Gabby’s Ladder in Monroe.
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ROSIE SABO
Rosie “Aunt Rosie” Sabo, 95, formerly of Genoa, Ohio, died Saturday, June 12, 2010, at Avalon Residential Home of Otterbein in Perrysburg. She was born April 1, 1915, in Toledo, to Louis and Elizabeth Sabo. She worked at Libbey-Owens- Ford, the East Toledo plant. She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Genoa. Ms. Sabo was an avid gardener, cherished her Hungarian heritage with ethnic cooking and enjoyed her pets. She is survived by many nieces and nephews, including Norma Wilka, Harold Bailey; great nieces and nephews, Susan (Ron) Kiefer, Mark (Janet) Bailey, Julie Parkinson, John (Carol) Bailey and Michael Wilka. She was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters. A Memorial Service was held Wednesday, June 16, at the Freck Funeral Chapel, Oregon, Ohio. Burial was in Willow Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.




THOMAS ROSSLER

Thomas “Tom” Rossler, 72, of Ten Sleep, Wyoming, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at the Washakie Medical Center in Worland, Wyoming. He was born March 20, 1938, in Toledo, to Joseph and Ruth (Blatter) Rossler. He attended schools in Rossford, and graduated from Rossford High School in 1956. He earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Toledo and master’s of educational administration degree from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. He married Elouise Germann on July 25, 1970, in Delta, Ohio, and they had two sons. He worked in the law enforcement field as a part-time officer before beginning his career in education. He held a long-time interest in law enforcement and encouraged his sons in that direction. Mr. Rossler was a math and business teacher who began his career as a permanent substitute in Detroit, Michigan. For a number of years, he taught in Ida in Lower Michigan and Delta in northern Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Rossler moved to northern Michigan, where he became a federal project administrator for a Federal Follow Through Program in Lincoln, Michigan. He then became the elementary principal of five schools in the same district. In the thumb area of Michigan, Mr. Rossler became superintendent of schools in the Akron-Fairgrove district. He held superintendencies in East Jordan and North Dickinson-Upper Peninsula schools. He retired from Michigan to work as a superintendent in Crivitz, Wisconsin. Upon retirement, Mr. and Mrs. Rossler moved to Ten Sleep, where they soon became the volunteer managers of the United Methodist Circle J Ranch and Retreat Center located in Ten Sleep Canyon, where Mr. Rossler combined his care for children and his Christian faith to benefit youth at the camp. He was an active father who fished, hunted, boated and camped with his family. He enjoyed traveling the West with his family. He enjoyed family church activities throughout his life, most recently in Ten Sleep and at Circle J Ranch Camp. He enjoyed the camaraderie of the men’s breakfast group in Ten Sleep. Mr. Rossler is survived by his wife of almost 40 years, Elouise; sons, Alan (Anna) Rossler of Thermopolis and Ryan (Kami) Rossler of White Bear Lake, Minnesota; granddaughter, Jessa Mae; brother, Tim (Peggy) of White Cloud and his sons, Eric (Jill), and Michael; his mother-in-law, May Germann; brothers-in-law, Arnold and Ronald (Petria) Germann; sister-in-law, Donna (Tom) Germann Edwards; cousins, Dennis Smith and Jim (Lil) Rossler and many other nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 20, at the Ten Sleep United Methodist Church with Rev. Huston Green officiating. Interment was in the Ten Sleep Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Tom Rossler Memorial to be divided between the Circle J Ranch in Ten Sleep and Hope Lodge in Rochester, Minnesota. They may be sent in care of Bryant Funeral Home, P.O. Box 524, Worland, Wyoming 83401.
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DANIEL RUSH
Daniel L. Rush, 37, of Tracy, California, died unexpectedly in his home on Wednesday, June 2, 2010. He was born on February 19, 1973, to Sharon Rush and Donald Lacumsky. He was formerly of Rossford, and was the salutatorian of the Rossford High School Class of 1991. He was a 1991 National Merit Scholar, and graduated magna cum laude from Bowling Green State University, earning his bachelor of business administration degree in 1995. At the time of his death, Mr. Rush worked for LPS Applied Analytics as the accounting and administration manager. While still in high school he was a radio DJ for WRQN, where he was known as “Dan the Man.” He enjoyed reading and writing. He is survived by his father, Donald Lacumsky; sisters, Serenity (Josh) Schultt and Evonne Lacumsky; nephew, Tyler Schultt; niece, Paige Schultt, and grandmother; Alberta Rush. He was preceded in death by his mother, Sharon Rush Baker and grandfather, Robert Rush. Funeral services were held Thursday, June 10, at the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Walbridge. Burial was private. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio at www.kfnwo.org.
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GLENN IGO
Glenn Igo, 74, of Monclova, Ohio, died Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at his residence. He was born on July 9, 1935, in Covington, Kentucky, to Luther and Julia (Hamilton) Igo. He was a 1953 graduate of Newport High School. He was employed with Conrail as a supervisor for many years. Mr. Igo was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary (Marcelli) Igo; sons, David Igo, Doug (Teresa) Igo and Daryl (Holly) Igo; grandchildren, Jason (Amanda) Igo, Brandon Igo, Amanda Igo, Ashley Igo, Brittany Igo, Cody Igo, Jonathan Flores and Timothy Igo; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn and Madilyn Igo. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Dylan Igo. A memorial service was held Saturday, May 29, at the W.K. Sujkowski Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jerry Craig officiating. Burial was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made in Glenn’s name to Promedica Continuing Care Services, 5200 Harroun Road, Sylvania, Ohio 43560.




ROBERT BOWER

Robert M. Bower, 79, of Rossford, died Monday, May 17, 2010, at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was born on July 28, 1930 to Clair and Fern (Snyder) Bower in Delta, Ohio. After the death of his parents at the age of 12, he lived in the Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Orphans Home in Xenia, Ohio. At age 20 he joined the Army and was a Pfc. from 1951 until 1953, when he was honorably discharged. After his return from the service, he went to work as a cement mason for Quality Concrete retiring in 1986. Mr. Bower was a member of Local 886. On May 2, 1959, he married Gloria Wisniewski. They were married 51 years. He is survived by his wife, Gloria, and four stepsons, Joseph (Cindy) Tutak, Gary (Pat) Tutak, Don Tutak and Edward “Skip” (Karen) Tutak. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his brothers, James and Larry. Services will be private. Arrangements are being handled by Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the charity of the donor’s choice.
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KATHRYN CHETISTER

Kathryn T. Chetister, 91, of Rossford, died Thursday, May 20, 2010, at her residence. She was born on November 3, 1918, in Rossford, to John and Julia (Toman) Peer. Ms. Chetister was a homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother. She was a longtime active member of All Saints Catholic Church. She enjoyed bowling, playing bunko, traveling and spending time with her family. She is survived by her son, Alan Chetister of Jonesboro, Arkansas; daughter, Constance (Lee) Stokes; sister, Agnes Floro. Also surviving are six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Chetister; daughter, Christine Synowski; son, Sonny Chetister; daughter in-law, Donna Chetister; siblings, Mary Przybylski, Marge, Joseph, Thomas, Steve, Mike and Richard Peer. There will be no visitation. Services and interment, at Toledo Memorial Park, will be private. Arrangements are being handled by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Those wishing to make a memorial in her memory are asked to consider Hospice of Northwest Ohio or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Toledo.




CECELIA GWOZDZ

Cecelia S. Gwozdz, 89, of Rossford, died Saturday, May 22, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on May 11, 1921, in Toledo, to Louis and Josephine (Brila) Katafiasz. She was a homemaker and raised five children, three of whom she adopted. She also opened her home to 13 foster children. Ms. Gwozdz volunteered her time as a tax preparer for AARP and working the voting booths during elections. She was a longtime member of All Saints Catholic Church, where she was a member the Rosary Society, L.C.B.A. and the Ladies Guild. She also was a member of the Rossford Seniors. She enjoyed following sports, especially Notre Dame football and the Toledo Mud Hens. She also enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time with family and friends. Surviving are her sons, Marty Gwozdz, Larry (Laura) Gwozdz and David (Bonnie) Gwozdz; daughters, Janine Gwozdz and Theresa Cook; brother; Raymond (Ginny) Katafiasz; grandchildren, Lindsy, Scott (Kelly), Jessica (Miles), Jennifer (Cristian), Joseph, Michelle, Andrew and Lacy; great-grandchildren, Jeffrey, Noah, Matthew, Garret and Nicholas. Also surviving are many cousins, including her best friend, Sabina Gladieux. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry of 44 years, and brother, Joseph Katafiasz. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held today, Thursday, May 27, at 10 a.m., at All Saints Catholic Church, where the family will greet visitors beginning at 9 a.m., in the church narthex. Interment will follow at Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Arrangements were handled by Sujkowski Funeral Home, Rossford. The family suggests that memorial contributions in her memory be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to All Saints Catholic Church.
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KUNIGUNDE “CONNIE” MARCHLEWSKI
Kunigunde “Connie” Marchlewski, 92, died Saturday, May 15, 2010. She was born in Germany, on March 30, 1918. She brought her family to America in 1951. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting and cooking. Ms. Marchlewski is survived by her sons, Siegfried (Patricia) Marchlewski of Toledo, Kurt (Eileen) Marchlewski of Cincinnati, and Joseph (friend, Kathy) Marchlewski of Toledo; son-in-law, Craig Vollmar; 12 grandchildren; 25 greatgrandchildren, and 11 greatgreat- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Boleslaw, and daughter, Josephine Vollmar. Funeral services will be held today, May 20, at 10:30 a.m., in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Meigs Cemetery.




ELEANOR KONIECZNY

Eleanor Ann Konieczny, 87, of Rossford, died Thursday, May 13, 2010, at the home of her daughter. A lifelong Rossford resident, she was born on January 19, 1923, to Peter and Sadie (Kornasiewicz) Zuchowski. She was a graduate of Rossford High School. She worked at the Rossford Ordnance Depot and retired from Libbey- Owens-Ford Co. She was a member of the LCBA, All Saints Ladies Guild and a 50+ year member of the Salesians. She and her husband, Leonard, enjoyed traveling, dancing, reading, playing rummy and spending time with her family. Ms. Konieczny enjoyed cooking and baking for her family, especially her lemon meringue pies. She is survived by her son, David Konieczny of Rossford; daughter, Debby (Dan) Burns of Perrysburg; grandchildren, Derek (Jenny) Burns of Scottsdale, Arizona, Justin Burns of Lexington, Kentucky, Jackie Burns of Perrysburg; sister-in-law, Dorothy Zuchowski of Perrysburg, and special cousin, Dolores Dominickowski of Rossford. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Leonard, and brother, Leonard Zuchowski. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 18, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or Notre Dame Academy, Toledo.
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RUSSELL FRAUTSCHI

Russell Aaron Frautschi, 89, died Friday, May 14, 2010, at Bay Park Hospital. He was born on March 24, 1921, to Walter and Lillian (Robbins) Frautschi, in Perrysburg. He was a 1939 graduate of Rossford High School and received a degree from the University of Toledo. He worked for six months at Willys Overland, before he entered the Army Air Corps on July 29, 1942. In the Corps, he was trained as a radio operator technical sergeant. He was assigned to the Middle Eastern Theater on July 4, 1943, during World War II. On his 14th bombing mission over Breman, Germany, his B-17 was shot down. Injured by flak shrapnel, he bailed out only to be captured by enemy forces. After 20 months as a prisoner of war, he was released on June 3, 1945, as the war concluded. He earned the Purple Heart, Air Medal (with oak leaf cluster, Prisoner of War Medal, European-African- Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, and WWII Victory Medal (with combat V). He was a partner of Frautschi Bros. Hardware in Rossford from 1947 to 1989. He married Betty Jane Leck on July 14, 1947. His memberships included Bethlehem Lutheran Church, lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, 381st Bomb Group, Stalag 17B Association, and Wall of Heroes. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty Jane Frautschi; daughters, Sandra (Mike) Fitch, Debra (K. James) Lay, Jr.; son, Jack (Pat) Frautschi; grandchildren, Ashley, Chelsea and Cassandra Fitch, K.J. III, Kaitlyn and Kyle Lay and Whitney and Russell Shane Frautschi. He was preceded in death was his brother, Lewis Frautschi. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 18, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Douglas Haryu presiding. Interment was in Fort Meigs Union Cemetery in Perrysburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church.


DEBORAH BRAZELTON
Deborah A. Brazelton, 59, of Rossford, died April 28, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. She was born in Ironton, Ohio, on February 19, 1951, to Chester and Virgie (Carroll) Sparks. She married Edward Brazelton in 1973 and had one son, Brian. She had been employed as a senior technician at Mercy St. Charles and Mercy St. Vincent Hospitals for 39 years. Ms. Brazelton is survived by her son, Brian (Ellen) Brazelton; grandsons, Connor and Colin; brothers, Lester, Otis and Earl Sparks; sisters, Allene Joseph, Sue Mesker and Dorothy Trimmier. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Arthur Sparks; sisters, Bethel Havens and Mary Grosjean, and best friend, Brad Miller. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 4, in the Eggleston Meinert Pavley Funeral Home, Oregon Chapel. Interment was in Limestone Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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MARIA JONES
Maria M. Jones, 35, died Sunday, April 25, 2010. She was preceded in death by her father, Derrick Chambers. She graduated from Rossford High in 1993, and worked at the cosmetic counter at Dillard’s for 10 years. She is survived by her children, Karyn and Kyle Jones and Carter Kaslly; boyfriend Marc Kaslly Jr.; mother, Liz Chambers; sisters, Yolanda and Sophia Chambers; goddaughter, Olivia Babka, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. A Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated on Friday, April 28, at Rosary Cathedral Church. Arrangements were made by the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, Toledo. Memorial tributes may be made in the form of contributions to her children’s trust in care of Key Bank.




DOROTHY KMOTORKA

Dorothy J. Kmotorka, 80, of Rossford, died April 30, 2010. She was born on July 29, 1929, in Toledo, to Julia (Henkel) and A.F. Phillips Sr. She lived in Toledo most of her life, except living 10 years in Deerfield Beach, Florida, after retirement. She retired from American Motors Jeep after 30 years. She was a member of Zoar Lutheran Church, Local 12 UAW and Bay View Yacht Club. She held the position of president of the Ladies Auxiliary at Bay View. She also was an auxiliary member of VFW Post #162, Deerfield Beach, and Moose Lodge #2157, Pompano, Florida. She is survived by her daughters, Sandra (Joe) Ball of Rossford and Robin (Sam) Rayner of Bowling Green; grandchildren, Ken Palicki Jr., Kevin (Theresa) Palicki, Jessica (Jeremy) Vedra, Erik (Angela) Fought and Chris Fought; great-grandchildren, Joshua Davis, Gage, Damien, Shea-Lynn Palicki, Carina Fought, Trevor and Vincent Palicki; stepgrandchildren, Erica (Max) Wodzak, Michelle (Bill) Kratt, Joseph (Monica) Ball and Jeffery Ball. She was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, Jerry Kmotorka. She also was preceded in death by her sisters, Betty Ketterman, Margaret Cook, Jackie Ciboro, and brothers, A.F. Phillips Jr. and Richard Phillips. Memorial services will be held Friday, May 7, at 11 a.m., at Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 East South Boundary Street, Perrysburg, with the Rev. Timothy Philabaum officiating. Burial will be private at Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Toledo; Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg, or the Northwest Ohio Hemophilia Foundation, Toledo.
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EDWIN REW JR.

Edwin Rew Jr., 86, of east Toledo, died Sunday, May 2, 2010, at his home. He was born on June 28, 1923, in Toledo, to Edwin and Jeanette (Price) Rew. Mr. Rew was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II. After the war, he went to work as a millwright for Libbey- Owens-Ford Glass Co., retiring in 1980. He is survived by his sons, Phillip (Mary) Rew and Michael (Marie) Rew; daughter, Jeanette (Steven) Schneider; four grandchildren; five step-grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene, in 1999. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 5, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Jerry Craig officiating. Interment was in Restlawn Memorial Park.


ELEANOR VOSKA
Eleanor “Ellen” J. Voska, 89, of Oregon, Ohio, died Sunday, May 2, 2010. She was born on May 18, 2010, in James City, Pennsylvania, to John and Mary (Blahovic) Minarcin. She married Milan Voska Sr. She was a homemaker and had worked at Plexiglass during World War II. She enjoyed playing bingo and was an avid fan of the Cleveland Indians. She was a life member of All Saints Catholic Church and the former Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church. She is survived by her son, Milan (Karen); five grandchildren; six greatgrandchildren, and sister, Mary Knorek. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milan, in 2005. She also was preceded in death by her brothers, John, Anthony, Joseph, Andrew, Steve and Marty Minarcin. In accordance with her wishes, there will be no visitation and services will be private. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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CHARLESETTA STEWART

Charlesetta Ransom Stewart, 87, died April 12, 2010. She had a passion for food and was able as director of dietary training to meet the needs of patients at Toledo Hospital for nearly 30 years. She is survived by her son, Richard (Dawn) Stewart and brother, Melvin Ransom; grandsons, Karl (Curtina), Joel, and greatgrandchildren, Jordyn and Devon Stewart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Stewart; brother, Willard Ransom, and sister, Charlotte Starnes. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 24, at 10 a.m., at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1326 Collingwood Avenue, Toledo, where she had been a charter member. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be sent in Ms. Stewart’s name to the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, or Haitian Earthquake Relief of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
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MICHELLE HALL

Michelle Tansey Hall, 43 of Lancaster, Ohio, died April 12, 2010. She was born on December 16, 1966, to Patrick and Nancy Tansey. She enjoyed visiting the ocean in Myrtle Beach and motorcycling with her husband through Hocking Hills. Mrs. Hall is survived by her husband of 14 years, James Hall; sons, Patrick and Daniel Tansey; mother, Nancy Tansey; stepdaughter, Jessica; grandchildren, Natalie, Brooklyn and Dallas; brothers, Mike and Pat Tansey; sisters, Kathleen (Bob) McCartney, Colleen Snyder, and Gloria (Greg) Jones, and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Patrick Tansey. A Memorial Service was held Friday, April 16, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Joseph Steinbauer officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the family in care of Sujkowski Funeral Home, 830 Lime City Road, Rossford Ohio 43460.
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ANDREW KUNDRATH
Andrew Joseph “Andy” Kundrath, 62, of Rossford, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born in Toledo, on July 31, 1947, to Andrew and Mary (Mikus) Kundrath. He was a 1965 graduate of Cardinal Stritch High School and a graduate of the University of Toledo. A long time banker, Mr. Kundrath logged more than 30 years in the business and was instrumental in establishing and managing offices in Perrysburg, Sylvania, Oregon and Rossford. An automobile enthusiast, he enjoyed his Corvettes. He was well known for detailing vehicles for family and friends. He was actively involved in the Rossford community, including a role as treasurer of the Board of Education, as well as a committed booster for the athletic department. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, doing yard work and playing softball. He is survived by his mother, Mary Kundrath; children, Andrew John “AJ,” Kyle, Joel and Talia; brother, Edward, sisters, Jan (Larry) Weaver and Kathleen (Kenny) Donley. He was preceded in death by his father, Andrew Kundrath, in 2004. Funeral services were held Monday, April 19, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Joseph Steinbauer officiating. Interment was in St. Ignatius Cemetery, Oregon. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford.


DOLORES MILES
Dolores M. Miles, 86, of Northwood, Ohio, died Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at Flower Hospital. She was born on January 8, 1924, in Toledo, to Thomas and Bertha Liberkowski. She was a graduate of Woodward High School and during World War II she was a machine operator for Bunting Brass and Bronze. She was a parishioner of All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and spending time with her family. She is survived by her daughter, Jackie (Bill) Melnyk of Northwood; son, David (Doris) Miles of Franklin, Wisconsin; six grandchildren; seven greatgrandchildren, and sister, Eleanor (Richard) Olafan of San Diego, California. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Miles, in 2002. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, April 8, at All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
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LYSLE ‘BUZZ’ MYERS
Lysle R. “Buzz” Myers 83, of Luckey, Ohio, died Saturday, April 10, 2010, at Heatherdowns Care Center. He was born on November 2, 1926, in Luckey, to Victor and Lila “Tut” (Van Camp) Myers. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II. After being honorably discharged, he worked with his father, who owned Vic’s Ideal Inn in Luckey. He then went on to work for the former Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Co. for 26 years as a pipefitter. He was an instructor in the skilled trades technology program at Owens Community College for more than 22 years. He was a member of the Luckey American Legion Post #240 and the Luckey Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. Myers was survived by his wife of 61 years, Carol (Kehren) Myers; son, Scott Myers; daughter, Patricia “Pat” (Larry) Dean; grandchildren, Renae (Shawn) Hendricks, Melissa Dean, Austin Dean, Caleb and Adam Myers; greatgrandson, Jess Hendricks, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Darlene Loomis. Funeral services and burial were private. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to the Luckey American Legion Post #240 or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.




CASIMER PRZYBYLOWSKI

Casimer P. “Cas” Przybylowski, 86, of Rossford, died Tuesday, April 6, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born January 10, 1924, in Depew, New York, to Kazimer and Mary Anna (Glanz) Przybylowski. He married Helen Nekoranec on May 7, 1949, at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church in Rossford. He was a World War II veteran who served his country in the Army Air Force. He worked for Libbey- Owens-Ford Glass Co. for more than 30 years and retired in 1977. Mr. Przybylowski was a 50-year member of the church choir and a 50-year member of VFW Post in Rossford. He was an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers and Notre Dame football, and was a voracious reader. He also enjoyed history, gardening and planning trips. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Helen; daughters, Susan Ulm of Perrysburg, Mary (Dick) Losey of Perrysburg, and Anne (Douglas) Barrientos of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; sons, Daniel (Moira) Przybylowski of Salem, Oregon, and Edward (Caron) Prisby of Jacksonville, Florida; 15 grandchildren; sisters, Angela Adamski and Sofie Witham, both of Rossford; brother, Frank Olszanski, of Sebring, Florida, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph Przybylowski, Ted Prisby, John and Joseph Olszanski and Robert Goinski, and sisters, Sally Wolinski and Josephine Gwozdz. A Scripture Service was held Friday, April 9, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, April 10, at All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford. Burial was in St. Rose Cemetery in Perrysburg, with the Northwood VFW Post #2984 conducting Military Honors. The family requests that memorial donations be made to All Saints Catholic Church.
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GREGORY LEIGHTON

Gregory C. Leighton, 56 of Perrysburg, died Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at his home. He was born on June 21, 1953, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Neil and Ruth (Chase) Leighton. He was a 1971 graduate of Scarborough High School in Maine, and served six years in the U.S. Air Force. After being honorably discharged, he attended the University of Dayton, where he received his bachelor of science degree. He received a master of science degree from Ohio State University. Mr. Leighton was employed with Reiter Automotive as a quality control technician for many years. He was a member of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church in Perrysburg. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Patricia (Brady) Leighton; sister, Ann (Sean) Bannon; sistersin- law, Isobel (Gary) Fields and Pamela (Wayne) Teel, and brother in-law, Andy Brady. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 10, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Interment was in Fort Meigs Union Cemetery.
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NICHOLAS FEDIO
Nicholas Fedio, 85, of Rossford, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on October 17, 1924, in Rossford, to Michael and Antoinette (Owad) Fedio. “Gunner Fedio” served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a gunner’s mate 3rd class and received many citations and awards for valor under enemy fire. He is survived by his sons, Michael (Theresa) Fedio of Fenton, Michigan, David (Judith) Fedio and Richard Fedio, both of Rossford; grandchildren, Ali (David) Cordone, Luke (Kelly) Fedio, Megan (Eric) Biel, Eric Fedio, Zach and Saire Maccani; great-grandchildren, Alaxander and Alia Cordone and Kierra and Lila Fedio. He was preceded in death by his wife and dance partner, Virginia (Salach) Fedio, on September 28, 2001. A Parastas service was held Friday, April 2, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 3, at the funeral home, with the Rev. George Mullonkal officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg with military honors conducted by Northwood VFW Post 2984. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to the veterans.


VIRGINIA HEBAN
Virginia “Jenny” Grod Heban entered into everlasting life on Holy Saturday, April 3, 2010. She was born in Rossford, to Anastasia (Zastawny) and George Grod Sr., on Easter Sunday, April 9, 1928. She graduated from Rossford High School in 1946, and from Bowling Green State University in February 1950, with a bachelor’s degree in education. She married Thomas Heban on August 19, 1950. She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Byzantine Rite, where she enjoyed singing with the choir in Ukrainian. She was proud of her Ukrainian heritage. She is survived by Paul Heban M.D., and his wife Margaret of Gahanna, Ohio, Jean Shireman and her husband Mark of Curtice, Ohio, George Heban of Rossford, and Julie Pangle and her husband Marc of Rossford; grandchildren, Katherine Heban, Thomas Heban, Teresa Pangle, Christine Pangle, Jonathan Pangle, Stephanie Shireman and Monica Shireman; brother, George Grod Jr.; sisters, Anna Wasylyshyn and Irene DeBrock; many nieces and nephews, and Godchildren David Grod, Marina Lubow Wasylyshyn M.D., and Jason Luthy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas, on June 4, 2004. A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, April 10, at St. Michael Ukrainian Church, 133 Walnut Street, Rossford, with the Rev. George Mullonkal presiding. Interment will be private. Arrangements are being made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial donations may be made to St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church.
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AGNES JAGOS

Agnes M. Jagos, 91, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. The daughter of Phillip and Mary (Malusek) Valasek, formerly of Vnorovy, Moravia, she was born June 10, 1918, in Toledo. She was married to Joseph Jagos, in Toledo, on November 25, 1939. She was a member of St. Rose Church in Perrysburg. Ms. Jagos is survived by her sister, Bessie Krasula; sister-in-law, Mary Matthews, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, on February 18, 1980. She also was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Zak, Helen Klena and Rose Koprowski, and her brother, Frank Valasek. A recitation of the Rosary was held Sunday, April 4, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services were held Monday, April 5, beginning at the funeral home, and followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose Catholic Church, with the Rev. Charles Singler officiating. Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rose Church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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JEANETTE KACHMARIK

Jeanette Lorain Kachmarik, 79, of Walbridge, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at St. Charles Mercy Hospital. She was born on April 25, 1930, in Toledo, to Jesse and Flora (Kale) Casey. Over the years she enjoyed extensive travel around the world. She also enjoyed shopping and loved watching her grandchildren’s sporting events. She is survived by her sons, Steven (Sherry) Kachmarik and George (Carol) Kachmarik; daughters, Pam (Steve) Agler, DeAnne (Patrick) Racz and Tanya (Mark) Henninger; five grandchildren; seven greatgrandchildren; sisters, Dona Everhardt and Joyce (Bill) Miller, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Kachmarik, in 1995; three great-grandchildren and 10 siblings. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 3, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Robert Ball officiating. Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Australian Cattle Dog Rescue Association.
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HOMER ROLLER

Homer J. Roller, 88, of Rossford, died Friday April 2, 2010, at the Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek. He was born in Findlay, on December 21, 1921, to Dewey and Sylvia (Taylor) Roller. He attended Vanlue High School, where he played football, basketball and baseball. He continued his education at Tiffin University, earning a degree in accounting. He then went on to Ohio State University, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree. He entered the Marines in 1942, and served for 22 years, earning the rank of captain. He continued to serve his country in the National Guard for an additional 17 years, retiring in 1981. He enjoyed building things, including three homes, a dune buggy and cars. His memberships included the VFW, Elks and American Legion. Mr. Roller is survived by his daughters, Jacqueline (Paul) Sullivan, Dawn (David) Tullis; sons, Robin Roller and Randall Roller; grandchildren, Seth (Kayli) Roller, K.C. Ball, Brooke and Erica Tullis, Rachel, Ruby and Rosemary Roller and Pavel Sullivan, and great-grandchild, Hayes Roller. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie (Sapienza) Roller in 1997; brother, Earl Roller, and his sister, Pearl Dulgar. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 7, at 1 p.m., at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Joseph Steinbauer officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or the Lutheran Village at Wolfcreek.
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JESSIE MATHERS

Jessie Marie Mathers, 66, of Toledo, died Friday, March 26, 2010, at her home. She was born in Lawton, Kentucky on August 1, 1943, to Jesse and Gracie Haywood. She was a homemaker and briefly worked construction. She was a self-trained photographer with a natural talent who had her work published in a local paper and magazine. She also was known for her flower and vegetable gardens, and traveling throughout the United States and Ireland. She cherished spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, since she was a determined child advocate. She was a member and past president of the Women’s Auxiliary AMVets Post 1991 in Defiance, Ohio. Mrs. Mathers is survived by her husband of 23 years, John; children, Cherie (David) Moore, Becky (Mark) Banner, Gene (Ginny) Kadas, Nikki (Chaz) Russell; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; step-children, Sandy, Kathy, Scott, Colleen and Susie, and many step grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Chet Kadas, and her brother, Frank Haywood. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 31, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Jerry Craig officiating. Interment was in Troy Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the 577 Foundation, Perrysburg.
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DOLORES MILLER

Dolores C. Miller, 90, of Perrysburg, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at the Manor of Perrysburg. She was born in Toledo, on August 18, 1919, to Anthony and Clara (Ciesielski) Okorowski. She and her late husband Daniel were the owners of the former Frost Top Drive In and Tiny Tee Miniature Golf in Perrysburg. Ms. Miller was an avid golfer and enjoyed golfing trips to Florida and North Carolina. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She was especially fond of family trips to Disney World with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church. Ms. Miller is survived by her daughter, Lynn (George) Peterson; grandchildren, Todd (Bridget) Peterson and Kylee (Alex) Davis; great-grandchildren, Avery, Sage, and Nicholas Peterson, Abigail, Kaitlin, and Jacob Davis; brothers, Harold Okorowski, and William (Barbara) Okorowski; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Okorowski, Jean Okorowski, and Marie (Ray) Kay; brother-in-law, Jim Pilcher, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel, in 1988, and siblings, Hilliard Okorowski, Amelia Pilcher, Ray Okorowski, Robert Okorowski and Marilyn Okorowski. Funeral services were held Monday, March 29, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose Catholic Church. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rose School.




VIRGINIA ROACH

Virginia B. Roach, 86, of Toledo, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at her home. She was born on December 3, 1923, in Toledo, to Samuel and Hazel (Bell) Whitmore. She married Bernard Roach and he preceded her in death in 1979. She is survived by her son, James (Barbara) Roach; grandchildren, Diane (Norbert “Skip”) Louy, David (Kristina) Roach, Gary Adams and Tanya (Nate) Fleck, and five great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by her son, Brett Roach, in 1995. Funeral services were held Friday, March 26, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Jerry Craig officiating. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park in Toledo.
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HELEN CONRAD

Helen Marie Conrad, 85, died Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born on August 18, 1924, in New Burnside, Illinois. She was the oldest of three daughters of Marshall and Cora Van Cleve. She was married to Floyd Conrad for more than 56 years and they had one son, Mark Conrad. Ms. Conrad was a 1942 graduate of Maumee High School, where she was a member of the school’s National Honor Society. After high school, she worked at the Toledo Trust Bank for more than 10 years. After beginning her family, she became a secretary in the Rossford Public Schools. She worked as a secretary in both the junior high and high school for a total of more than 25 years. During her career, she was named the Clerical Employee of the Year for the school district. She was an active member of the Rossford United Methodist Church for more than 50 years. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family and friends. Ms. Conrad is survived by her son, Mark (Jan Hasemeier) Conrad of Springfield Township; sisters, Hazel Dussel of Maumee, and Doris (Mel) Burwell of Indian River, Florida; many nieces and nephews, and special friends, Pat and Bill Hupp of Perrysburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Conrad, and her brother in-law, James Dussel. Funeral services will be held today, March 25, at the Rossford United Methodist Church, 270 Dixie Highway, Rossford. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Maumee. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio or to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.




MARGARET NOWAK

Margaret Jane Nowak, 79, formerly of Rossford died Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the Forest Glen Health Campus in Springfield, Ohio. She was born on January 20, 1931, in Toledo, to Frank and Margaret (Haynes) Cox. She married Arthur Nowak and together they raised four children. She was employed with the Rossford Board of Education, where she was an administrative secretary for many years. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford. She enjoyed rug hooking, quilting, reading, walking and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Ms. Nowak is survived by her children, Mark (Cindy) Nowak, James Nowak, Amy (Jim) Hogan and Thomas (Kelli) Nowak; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and siblings, Florence Wegner, Nancy Punches, Frank (Barbara) Cox, Louise (Ned) Miklovic and Linda (Thomas) Kreft. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Nowak; grandson, Sgt. David Christoff, and brother, David Cox. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, March 23, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation.
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TERRY RUSSELL
Terry Lee Russell, 52, of Holland, Ohio, died Friday, March 19, 2010, at her home. She was born on August 9, 1957, in Toledo, to Howard and Sharon Lanham. She was a graduate of Springfield High School. She married Jeff Russell and together they raised three children. Mrs. Russell was a member of St. Joan of Arc Church in Toledo. She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Jeff Russell; children, Jeremy (Kathleen) Russell, Jill Russell and DJ Russell; four sisters and one brother. She was preceded in death by her father and one brother. Visitation will be held today, March 24, beginning at 10 a.m., at St. Joan of Arc Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Rose Cemetery in Perrysburg. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.



MARVIN LECK

Marvin E. “Marv” Leck, 89, of Perrysburg, died March 2, 2010. He was born on February 2, 1921, in Toledo, to Edward and Alma (Becker) Leck. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. Mr. Leck graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor of arts degree in mechanical engineering. He was employed with Gulf Oil Company for 23 years before going into business for himself as the owner of Graham Equipment. He was a longtime member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Toledo. He is survived by his daughter, Sheri Ellis; grandson, Corey (Lisa) Ellis; great-granddaughters, Cayla and Chloe Ellis; sister, Betty (Russ) Frautschi; sister-in-law, Ruth Leck, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marcella, on July 13, 2009. Funeral services were held Monday, March 8, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Doug Haryu officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or the American Diabetes Association.




JERRY ULM

Jerry Ulm, 60, of Perrysburg, died Monday, March 1, 2010. at his home. He was born in Galesburg, Illinois, to Elvin and Dorothy (Stockwell) Ulm. He married Susan Przybylowski on March 17, 1972. He worked his entire life in the transportation/ logistics industry. He was currently employed as the global carrier relations leader for Owens Corning and was recently on a team that was awarded the OC Board of Directors Cup, which is the highest honor given at Owens Corning for a cross-functional team which uses company resources to deliver extraordinary results for customers, employees and shareholders. Mr. Ulm was an avid golfer, having played at prestigious courses around the country, including Pebble Beach, Augusta National and Torrey Pines. He was a Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Knight, and a member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Perrysburg. He was the past president of the Rotary Clubs in Galesburg, and Fostoria, Ohio, and the Soangethaha Country Club in Galesburg. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Susan Ulm; brother, Philip (Sylvia) Ulm; nephew, Anthony Ulm; niece, Kerry (David) Ose; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Casimer and Helen Przybylowski; brothers and sisters-in-law, Daniel (Moira) Przybylowski, Mary (Dick) Losey, Edward (Caron) Prisby, Anne (Douglas) Barrientos, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends and family may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, today, March 4, from 2 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will begin on Friday, March 5, at 9:45 a.m., in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose Church at 10:15 a.m., with the Rev. Marvin Borger officiating. Interment will follow at St. Rose Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rose Catholic Church, 215 East Front Street, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551; Monastery of the Visitation, 1745 Parkside Boulevard, Toledo Ohio 43607, or Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 2401 North Broad Street, Galesburg, Illinois 61401.
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EDWARD KILLIAN

Edward G. “Moose” Killian, 85, of Perrysburg, died Sunday, February 28, 2010, at the Manor of Perrysburg. He was born in Toledo, on June 3, 1924, to Jacob and Josephine (Sisolak) Killian. He was a 1942 graduate of Rossford High School, where he excelled in basketball, football and baseball, and was inducted into RHS Athletic Hall of Fame. After graduation, Mr. Killian served his country in the Marines in the 3rd Marine Division, B Company in Guam and Iwo Jima during World War II. He was awarded two Purple Hearts, and a Silver Star. After being honorably discharged from the Marine Corps, he married Rose Krasula and worked in the automotive industry in quality control. Mr. Killian was a member of All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford, where he enjoyed working the parish festivals, and was a member of the Rossford VFW. He enjoyed the outdoors, golfing, hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Rose (Krasula) Killian; sister, Josephine Cieply; nieces and nephews, Kevin (Kelli) Cieply, Monica Anders, Gregory (Pam) Pavlica, Barbara (Randy) Lippens, Barbara (James) Hasenfratz, Mary Ann (David) Glowczewski and Gerry Jagos, and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Frances Pavlica, and brothers- in-law, John Cieply and Emil Pavlica. Visitation will be held today, March 4, at All Saints Catholic Church, beginning at 9 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Kent Kaufmann officiating. Interment will follow at St. Rose Cemetery in Perrysburg. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice.




ANN CHRISTOFF

Ann R. Christoff, 73, of Rossford, died February 27, 2010. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 9, 1937, to Cecil and Ethel (Smiley) Russell. She was a 1955 graduate of Rossford High School and worked many years as a prep chef for the Northwood Villa Restaurant. She was a member of the Rossford Eagles, where she was the past president. Ms. Christoff is survived by her sons, James and David Christoff; daughters, Deborah Tillman, Bethann Christoff, and Pam (Bruce) Ferguson; grandchildren, Heather and Kelly Tillman, Melissa and Michael Ferguson, Adeline, Olivia, James Jr. and Emelia Christoff, and great-grandson, James Jenkins. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Sgt. David Christoff. Friends and family may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road, on Friday, March 5, from 2 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 6, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home, with the Rev. Jerry Craig officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg.
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WALTER SHALLO

Walter Shallo, 86, of Rossford, died Sunday, February 14, 2010, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born in 1923, in Toledo, to Stanley and Anna (Mucha) Shallo. He was a lifelong resident of Rossford, where he graduated in 1942. Shortly after graduation, Mr. Shallo enlisted in the United States Army and served in World War II. He married Rosie Mermer, in Rossford, on September 17, 1949. He worked at Libbey-Owens- Ford for more than 30 years until he retired. He enjoyed taking vacations with his family in Florida when his children were little, reading and listening to old records. Mr. Shallo is survived by his son, David Shallo; daughter, Kathleen (James) Klena; grandchildren, Rose (David) Hadeed, Brandy Klena, Joshua Klena, Jerusha (Joe) Gioiella, Amanda (Nate) Stieg, Hannah (Jason) Miller, Esther (Tim) Clayton, Jared Klena, Micah Klena, and J.J. Klena; nine great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosie; sisters, Francis and Valeria, and brothers, John and Henry. The family will receive visitors today, February 18, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Road. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 19, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery on Dorr Street in Toledo.




LESTER HESS

Lester L. Hess, 69, of Waterville, died unexpectedly on Friday, February 5, 2010, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born on November 11, 1940, to Sidney and Gladys (Modisett) Hess in Perrysburg. He began working at Bahr’s Furniture Store in Toledo at the age of 13. He went on to purchase the store and continued operating it until his death. He was a member of the Southgate Church and the Rossford Eagles. He is survived by his children, Vicki (Mike) Nagy and Douglas (Angela) Hess; grandchildren, Michael (Jennifer) Nagy, Dustin Nagy, Kyle Hess, Dylan Hess and Taylor Hess; stepgrandchildren, Erica (Adam) Houser and Justin Stager; great-grandchildren, McKenzie Hess and Riann Nagy; siblings, Jackie (Bob) Bush, Ada Davis, Tom Hess and Betty (Chuck) Handley; many nieces and nephews, and his “right hand man,” Christopher Simons. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice (Adams) Hess in 2006, and brothers, Bob, Sidney and James Hess. Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 10, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Craig Moore officiating. Interment was private.
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ANNA MOCHON
Anna M. Mochon, 84, of Toledo, died Wednesday, February 3, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on January 31, 1926, in Toledo, to Andrew and Anna (Bukovan) Misejka. A homemaker, she was a member of All Saints Catholic Church. She is survived by her sons, Steven (Patricia), David (Lore) and Michael (Colleen) Mochon; daughter, Christine Ireland; grandchildren, Sara (Patrick) Donlon, Aaron (Nichole) Mochon, Jared (Sarah) Ireland and Matthew Mochon; greatgranddaughter, Layla Mochon; brother, Andrew Misejka; sisters, Barbara Lewandowski, Leona Hahn and Helen Roush, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Casmir Mochon, on January 5, 2010. A Funeral Mass was held Saturday, February 6, at All Saints Catholic Church, with the Rev. George Mullonkal officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church.


ROBERT HOLLABAUGH
Robert E. Hollabaugh, 63, a resident of the Anne Grady Center, died January 28, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born on April 4, 1946, in Toledo, to Robert and Kathryn (LaVrar) Hollabaugh. He is survived by his sister, Barbara (Lee) Marciniak; brother, Brian (Pat) Hollabaugh, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, William Hollabaugh, and sister, Bonnie Materni. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 30, 2010, at Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. May Kay presiding. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park.




MARY LAMP

Mary Lamp, 87, of south Toledo, died Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at the Parkcliffe Community. She was born on April 9, 1922, in Rossford, to Anthony and Pauline (Bober) Masnyk. She was a graduate of Rossford High School. She met her husband, John Lamp, at the Rossford Ordnance in 1948. After marrying Mr. Lamp, who made his career in the military, Mrs. Lamp went to work for the Department of Defense as a civilian for many years. She was a former member of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church and a St. Joan of Arc Parish member. She enjoyed spending her free time painting and reading. She is survived by her sons, Michael (Eva) Lamp of Kemmerer, Wyoming, and Matthew (Joi) Lamp of Toledo; grandchildren, Adrienne (Brian) Cox and Nicholas, Nathan and Jacob Lamp; nephew, Mark (Jill) Schumacher and their children, John, Andrew and James. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, John, in 2005, and her sister, Eleanor Schumacher. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 30, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with Deacon Joel Junga officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Northwest Ohio.
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MARIA LOPEZ

Maria L. Lopez, 86, of Toledo, died Saturday, January 30, 2010, at Foundation Park Care Center. She was born on October 4, 1923, in Harlengen, Texas, to Ignacio and Maria Lerma. She is survived by her sons, Benito Lopez Jr. and Javier Lopez; daughter, Erma (Jack) Adams, all of Rossford; three grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Nevolena Rodriguez and Felicidad Vichareli; brothers, Emilio, Ricardo and Jesus Lerma; brothers-in-law, Thomas Lopez and Raymundo Lopez, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benito Lopez Sr.; brother, Ignacio Lerma; twin brother, Jose Lerma; sisters, Eva Rita Loza and Aurora Trevino. Visitation was held Tuesday, February 2, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Burial will be private at the family ranch in Texas.


HATTIE MACIAG
Hattie Maciag, 82, of Rossford, died Friday, January 15, 2010, at her son, Richard’s, residence in Olympia, Washington. She was born on July 10, 1927, in Griesenbach, Germany, to Xavier and Maria (Schlehuber) Neess. She was a janitress for the Rossford Board of Education for many years. Ms. Maciag is survived by her children, Richard (Sally) Maciag, Alfred Maciag and Rita Bonnell; grandchildren, Brent Bonnell, Pamela Reihing and Amanda Harrison; greatgrandchildren, Vickie, Brendan and Jacee Reihing. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley, in 1976. Private funeral services were held Friday, January 22, at All Saints Catholic Church in Rossford, with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Burial took place at Fort Meigs Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford.
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CONSTANCE STANFORD

Constance Eileen Stanford, 63, of Toledo, died Wednesday, January 20, 2010. She was born on December 10, 1946. She traveled extensively in her life and even went sky diving when she was 56 years old. She enjoyed cooking and knitting. She met her fiancé, Robert Rovnan, three years ago and enjoyed her social life with him. Ms. Stanford is survived by her children, Tracie Kester-Stanford, Amanda Stanford, Morgan McCoy and Jerry Stanford Jr.; seven grandchildren; one greatgrandchild; mother, Lillian Draves, and brother, Robert Draves Jr. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Draves. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 23, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Jerry Craig officiating. Interment was private. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


JOAN KOSCHINSKI
Joan C. Koschinski, 80, of Perrysburg, died Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born on November 19, 1929, in Rossford, to Constantine and Catherine (Zajac) Nawrocki. She received her nursing degree at Mercy School of Nursing in 1950 and had worked for Dr. John Gallagher, Drs. McAuley, Frazier, Baldoni, Domini and Schneider, and retired from Mercy Family Practice. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Rose Church and was past president of the Altar Rosary Society. Mrs. Koschinski was a playground chairman, started the physical education program at St. Rose, and was a member of the first St. Rose School Board. She was a eucharistic minister and a member of “Helping Hands.” She enjoyed traveling to Michigan and spending time at The Cabin on Bear Mountain in Pennsylvania. Her interests also included journaling, writing and publishing poems, reading, ice skating, gardening, sewing and participating in her “Yogi Club.” Mrs. Koschinski is survived by her husband of 60 years, Alphonse Koschinski; children, Rose Anne (Tom) Wheatley, Jessica (Barry) Brown, and Gene (Linda) Koschinski; granddaughters, Katie (Ryan) McFarland and Alexis Brown; great-grandchildren, McKenzie Kidd and Leah McFarland; brother, Paul (Irene) Nawrocki; sister, Ursula Halleron, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Monica Koschinski. A Recitation of the Rosary was held Thursday, January 14, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Funeral services were held Friday, January 15, at the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Rose Church. Burial was private in St. Rose Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rose School Library.
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CASMIR MOCHON
Casmir F. Mochon, 92, died Tuesday, January 5, 2010, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born in Rossford on September 27, 1917, to Alexander and Katherine (Panken) Mochon. He served in the U.S. Army serving during World War II. After being honorably discharged from the service, Mr. Mochon went to work for Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Co., retiring after 40 years of service. He was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and the Holy Cross Council 5139 of the Knights of Columbus. Mr. Mochon is survived by his wife of 64 years, Anna (Misejka) Mochon; sons, Steven (Patricia), David (Lore) and Michael (Colleen) Mochon; daughter, Christine Ireland; grandchildren, Sara (Patrick) Donlon, Aaron (Nichole) Mochon, Jared (Sarah) Ireland and Matthew Mochon, and great-granddaughter, Layla Mochon. A Funeral Mass, officiated by the Rev. Kent Kaufman, was held Friday, January 8, at All Saints Catholic Church, followed by a funeral brunch. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


DONALD WALTERS
Donald Amos Walters, 87, of Rossford, died Saturday, January 2, 2010, at the Eleanor Jennings Adult Care Facility in Rossford. He was born on March 22, 1922, in Rossford, to Lewie and Flossy (Michael) Walters. He was a 1941 graduate of Rossford High School. After graduation, he married Margaret Saylor, and together they raised two children. Mr. Walters was employed with Libbey- Owens-Ford Glass Company in the maintenance department until his retirement. He enjoyed gardening with his wife, traveling with his family, tinkering with things, whittling wood and creating fly fishing lures. He was a member of the Rossford United Methodist Church and a former member of the Casting Club and the Holiday Ramblers Travel Trailer Club. Mr. Walters is survived by his daughter, Kathy Fry; grandchildren, Brian Walters, Mary (Corey) Mincey, Tiffany (Larry) Jones, and Sherry Eiseman; greatgrandchildren, Nikita and Brianna Eiseman, Wesley and Riley Mincey and Elijah Jones, and sister, Ruth Kerl. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret, in 1998; son, Ronald Walters, and siblings, Lester and Harvey Walters and Hazel Reynolds. Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 6, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, with the Rev. Robert Ball officiating. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
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Previously listed Rossford Record Journal Obituraries 2011
(alphabetical order)

GERALD ABBEY

CHRISTOPHER ALLEN

JOHN ANDRYC

CHRISTINE BAKER

JOSEPHINE BALOG

WILLIAM BARBER, JR.

EDWINA BIEL

INAS BOWLING

LEONARD BURZYNSKI

BETSY J. CLINGO

JOSHUA COX

LEWIS DANFORD

KATHY DECSMAN

TIMOTHY DESTATTE

JOSEPHINE "COOKIE" DOBRON

CHRISTINE DOLLAR

JOHN DONAHUE

CYNTHIA DOOLIN

ROBERT DUDEK

ROBERT ELLO

MARY JANE EWANSKI

ELIZABETH FEDAK

BETTY FINCH

LILA FREDERICKSON

CHARLES GILES

PAUL GREGOR

LEONARD GWOZDZ

ROBERT GYORI

ELMER HOFBAUER

LEONA HOHL

JOHN HUDSON

MARY IGO

STEVEN KAYLOR

CHARLES KEETON

JAMES KORZEC

ROBERT KOSMYNA

MAY KOVACS

FLORIAN KWAPICH

JANICE LINDBERG

JEANETTE MACHALA

RICHARD MATUSZAK

JOHN McKINNEY

LARLAN MEDINA

HOWARD "JIM" MIKESELL

PHYLLIS MILLER

MARGARET MONTZ

ANNE MOORE

KENNETH MUELLER

JOAN PAVLICA

CORNELIUS PHILLIPS

GARY PRATER

JERRY RATASKY

AGNES ROBISON

IRMA ROMANOWICZ

DOROTEA RUFO

ALLEN RYSZ

KATHY SCHIMMEL

JOHN DAVID SCHOLLE

ARTHUR SCHOTT

ANNA SOBECKI

DENISE SOTO

TADEK STADNICZUK

JoANN STAHL

JOYCE ST. CLAIRE

BARBARA SZUL

ADA TINNEY

CATHERINE TRASK

JOAN TUCHOLSKI

RICHARD VASCIK

STEVEN VERBOSKY III

GENEVIEVE VRABLIC

MARGIE WEAVER

STANLEY WEBER

RICHARD WERNER

JOYCE WILLS-CASCADDEN

BRADY WOESSNER

JOSEPHINE WOJTON

DELPHINE WRUCHA

GARY ZAJAC

Rossford Record Journal Obituraries 2010
(alphabetical order)

JANICE BADEN

ANTONIA BALBAUGH

TANYA BANACHOWSKI

RITA BAUR

SUSAN BONDY

JOSEPH BORUCKI

ROBERT BOWER

DEBORAH BRAZELTON

LOUIS BRUCE

CHARLES CAMPOS

KATHRYN CHETISTER

ANN CHRISTOFF

ALFRED CIEPLY-ROMEHILT

MARGARET CIEPLY

KENNETH CLUCKEY

HELEN CONRAD

JOANNE COOK

DARREL CORNWELL

DENNIS COX

GERALD DAVENPORT

ANN DURICEK

NICHOLAS FEDIO

RUTH FRANK

DOLORES FRAUTSCHI

RUSSELL FRAUTSCHI

CECELIA GWOZDZ

MICHELLE HALL

VIRGINIA HEBAN

LESTER HESS

ROBERT HOLLABAUGH

GLENN IGO

AGNES JAGOS

MARIA JONES

JEANETTE KACHMARIK

DENISE KACZOROWSKI

EDWARD KILLIAN

DOROTHY KMOTORKA

HOLDEN KNITZ

ANTHONY KOBYLAK

ELEANOR KONIECZNY

JANICE KOPERSKI

JOHN KOS

JOAN KOSCHINSKI

IRENE KUJAWA

ANDREW KUNDRATH

MARY LAMP

MARVIN LECK

GREGORY LEIGHTON

MARGARET LIMPF

MARIA LOPEZ

HATTIE MACIAG

KUNIGUNDE “CONNIE” MARCHLEWSKI

DENNIS MARSH

ALLEN MARTIN

JESSIE MATHERS

BARBARA McDADE

DOLORES MILES

LYSLE ‘BUZZ’ MYERS

DOLORES MILLER

ANNA MOCHON

CASMIR MOCHON

MARGARET NOWAK

AGNES OPIAL

CASIMER PRZYBYLOWSKI

JOLENE PRZYCHODNI

JAMES “JAKE” RENEAU

EDWIN REW JR.

VIRGINIA ROACH

HOMER ROLLER

THOMAS ROSSLER

DANIEL RUSH

TERRY RUSSELL

ROSIE SABO

MARY JANE SCHWERTFEGER

WALTER SHALLO

RUSSELL SHUSTER JR.

MARY SOVIAR

CONSTANCE STANFORD

CHARLESETTA STEWART

JUNIOR STEWART

STELLA TEET

JERRY ULM

IRENE VERBOSKY

ELEANOR VOSKA

HELEN WAINWRIGHT

DONALD WALTERS

MARVIN “TEX” WARTON

SOFIE WITHAM

ANTONIO YAP, M.D.

BARBARA ZOLTANSKI