Previously Listed Point & Shoreland Journal Obituaries 2008

RAYMOND “MICK” KETZER
Raymond A. Ketzer, 84, died Sunday, December 28, 2008, at The Toledo Hospital. He was the longest living resident of the Shoreland Community, where he had resided for more than 80 years. He was born April 28, 1924, to Arthur and Ethel Ketzer in Toledo. At the age of 3, he moved to a flat roofed house on Pageland, which was relocated from the street corner lot by his grandfather. At one point in time a single garage on this property was used to house the fire truck for the Shoreland Volunteer Fire Department. He attended Whitmer High School, but quit to join the Navy during World War II. In June 2002, Mr. Ketzer received his Whitmer High School diploma during a special cap and gown ceremony for World War II veterans. A “jack of all trades,” he worked many different jobs throughout his life. He retired from Ohio Bell Telephone Co. in 1982, after 31 years of service. He spent many hours helping others, especially as a Shoreland volunteer fireman for more than 30 years and as a volunteer at the Sight Center. He enjoyed traveling, especially to Myrtle Beach in the fall, camping in his travel trailer, fishing, boating and golfing. He was a long time member of American Legion Post 110, VFW Post 3265 and Telephone Pioneers of America. He is survived by daughters, Suzanne Casey and Dianne (Marshall) Hornyak-Adams; son, Thomas (Deborah) Ketzer; grandchildren, Patricia (Bruce) Edwards, Matthew (Jennifer) Casey, Kathleen (Michael) Hart, Erin (Michael) Centa, Jennifer (Rich) Rygalski, Jeffery (Kristen) Hornyak, Michelle (Scott) Ballard, Ryan (Tara) Owens, Justin Owens, Hillary (Roy) Hansen, Christine Adams and Rev. Jennifer Adams; great-grandchildren, Ellen and Casey Edwards, Morgan Casey, Olivia and Madelyn Hart, Samuel Centa, Courtney and Chandler Rygalski, Abbie, Adam, Anna, Alaina and Audrey Hornyak, Jalen and Eli Ballard and Keyghan Hansen, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Cecilia; sister, Lois “Sis” Taylor; sons-inlaw, James Hornyak and Michael Casey, and grandson, Jimmy Hornyak. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 3, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with Fr. Gerald Chmiel officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Sight Center, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.


CARL MULLEN, SR.
Carl D. Mullen, Sr., died Friday, December 26, 2008. He was born on April 7, 1919, in Caldwell, Ohio, to Guy and Lone (Shilling) Mullen. Mr. Mullen was a journeyman sheet metal worker for Local 6 for 40 years, retiring in 1983. Camping, hunting and fishing were activities in which he was involved. He was a founding member of Merickel-Farley Trout Club and a former member of Toledo Treasure Trackers. He is survived by his son, Carl “Skeeter” (Kelly) Mullen, Jr.; sister, Mary Lou Lorenzo; daughter-in-law, Joyce Yard; grandsons, Paul, Keith and David Mullen; three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn in 2002; son, Paul R.; brothers, Bryson, Earl, Glen and Bill Mullen. Funeral services were held Monday, December 29, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with Rev. Robert Blohm, Jr. officiating. Interment was at Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions in Mr. Mullen’s name may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


GEORGE BENFORD
George L. Benford of the Point and Shoreland community, was born on February 29, 1936, and died on Saturday, December 13, 2008.


GERALD RITCHIE
Gerald A. Ritchie, age 77, died Saturday, December 27, 2008, in his home after a brief illness. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, on April 6, 1931, to Alton and Pauline (Rockwell) Ritchie. Mr. Ritchie served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He worked as a glassworker for Libbey-Owens-Ford on East Broadway in Toledo for 30 years. Since his retirement, he enjoyed walking in Toledo Metroparks, especially Oak Openings and Wildwood. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mae Jo (Hayward); son, Craig (Angela) Ritchie; daughter; Marcia (Thomas) Yoder; grandchildren, Samantha and Sydney Calmes, Thomas and Emma Yoder, Jordan, Lorynne, Colin and Keelan Ritchie; his mother; Pauline Raska; cousins; J. Neil (Cynthia) Rockwell and Judith (Richard) Atwood. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 30, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with Rev. Cecelia Sledge officiating. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Metroparks.
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NANCY LOWE

Nancy L. Lowe, 76, of the Point/Shoreland community, died on Monday, December 29, 2008, in Hospice of NW Ohio, Perrysburg. She graduated from the University of Toledo with a bachelor of education degree and taught for several years until she married and started her family. She belonged to the Sigma Alpha Omega and the Chi Omega Sororities and was a member of The University of Toledo Alumni Association. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Kenneth Lowe; children, Susan (Bruce) Maples and Daniel (Karen) Lowe, and grandchildren, Daniel and Matthew Maples, and Joshua and James Lowe. She was preceded in death by her sister, Beverly Taylor. Funeral services will be held in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home on Saturday, January 3, at 1 p.m., with Rev. Robert Noble officiating. Interment will be in Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of NW Ohio.
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WAYNE WOODBURY
Wayne B. Woodbury died December 18, 2008. He was born on October 5, 1919, in Grand Rapids, Ohio, to Harold and Hazel (Hines) Woodbury. He graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1935, at the age of 16. He enlisted in the United States Navy and was assigned to the USS Tills during World War II, serving in Hawaii and Manila. He married Ruth Hillier on October 5, 1939. Mr. Woodbury spent time as an engineer for a local radio station during the time when you had to drive to the remote station and flip the switches. During one of those times he was called away to be at the birth of his twin daughter and son. For a short period, he was also a “Fuller Brush Man.” He then was a Marine engineer with the Sperry Gyroscope Company, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Woodbury was responsible for the Great Lakes Region covering Ohio and Michigan and was the fill-in man for Illinois and Minnesota. He spent many hours working on the radar mechanics of these lake freighters, one of which was the Edmund Fitzgerald. In 1980, he retired from Sperry after 30 years of service. His friendship with the other engineers from the Great Lakes states remained throughout his lifetime. After retirement, his love of music took him to a “seniors” piano class at the University of Toledo. There he learned to play his favorite songs and participated in a class recital. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, music, hard work, and crossword puzzles. He was a lifelong learner and enjoyed growing vegetables. He attended football games, baseball games and wrestling matches of his sons and tap, ballet and modern jazz recitals of his daughters. Mr. Woodbury is survived by his wife of 69 years, Ruth; children, Nancy (Tom) Connolly of Boise, Idaho, James (Debbie) Woodbury, Doug (Jan) Woodbury, Susan (Larry Dunn), Richard Woodbury of San Diego, and Barbara (Erich) Sperr and special son Jose Rodriguez of San Diego; grandchildren, Tom, Jeff and Mark Connolly, Jim, Tara and Travis Woodbury, Audra Burton, Jill Rowell, Kerry Thomas, Julie Woodbury, Kristen Montrie and Jon Bieniek; great-grandchildren, Sean, Patrick, Brennan, Riley, Rowan and QiQi Connolly, Dustin, Travis, Presley and Noah Woodbury, Riley Rowell, Christopher Thomas, Nikki Westbrook, Megan Watson and Allison Montrie. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Dawn, and brothers, Virgil, Glenn and Dale. Funeral services were held Monday, December 22, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home with the Rev. Candace Thomas officiating. Interment was in Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross.
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JAMES BOARDMAN
James N. Boardman, 73, long time resident of Point Place, died Tuesday, December 9, 2008, at his home. He was born in Toledo, on May 1, 1935. A graduate of Waite High School, he served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Mr. Boardman worked as a draftsman for 32 years for Toledo Scale, DeVilbiss Co., and Graco, Inc. He was past commander of Point Place American Legion Post #110, a charter member of the Placers Car Club, a lifetime member of River View Yacht Club, Amvets Post #1010, 40 ET 8 Voiture 141, National Box Car Association, and the Toledo Swiss Society. He enjoyed photography and doing charcoal drawings. He also enjoyed fishing, feeding birds and squirrels and bowling. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Barbara (Siefke) Boardman; son, Todd (Paula) Boardman of San Diego, California; brother, Bill (Lana) Boardman; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Schaefer, and many family members. He was preceded in death by his son, Scott Boardman. There was no visitation, A Memorial Service will be held at the American Legion Point Place Post #110 at a later date. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Animal Shelter.
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MICHAEL “MICKEY” DART
Michael “Mickey” M. Dart, 56, died unexpectedly Saturday, December 13, 2008, at his home. He was born in Toledo, on January 15, 1952, to William and Bonnie “June” (Hoy) Dart. He worked as a bus driver for TARTA for 24 years. He also was a volunteer fireman with the Oregon Fire Department for 10 years. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing. He also enjoyed computers. Mr. Dart is survived by his wife, Cindy (Grindle) Dart; son, Jeremy Dart; daughters, Kelly (Robert) Young, Tammy (C.J.) Hyndman, Ashley (Anthony) Latta, and Elizabeth (Kevin Myers) January; sisters, Roberta Teets and Dolly (Frank) Hebert; his “Little Buddy,” A.J.; 15 grandchildren; friend, Frank Downey, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Crystal Polewski. Funeral services were held Friday, December 19, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Perry Teets officiating. Interment was private. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.




BYRON “BARNEY” GALE

Byron C. “Barney” Gale, 79, of Mission Hills, California, and formerly of Point Place, died November 27, 2008. He was born on January 17, 1929, in Cleveland Ohio, to Byron and Jean (Daravic) Gale. His family relocated to Toledo when he was two years old, and he resided in Point Place until 1960. Mr. Gale was a veteran of the Korean War and a lifetime member of Point Place VFW Post 3265. He was a self-employed plastering contractor in southern California for the past 48 years. He is survived by his wife, Erva Jean; children, Jack Gale, Ronald Minnick, Claudia Minnick, and Judy Beabout; grandchildren, Kenneth, Jason, Joseph, Jamie, Jeanne Gale, Ronald and Jessie Minnick, Robert, Ryan, Russell, and Michelle Beabout, Lisa (Justin) Paxton; 15 great-grandchildren, and brothers, Harry “Bill” (Mary) Gale of Luna Pier, Michigan, and Kenneth (Marion) Gale of Toledo. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Tracy Beabout; granddaughter, Kate Gale; great-grandson, Kristopher Beabout, and sister, Gloria Strasel. Graveside services were held December 10, at Forest Lawn Memorial, Hollywood Hills. Burial was in Weaver Cemetery, Bloomdale, Ohio.
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SUZANNE FAUNCE

Suzanne Marie (Moores) Faunce died Saturday, December 6, 2008. She was born in Toledo, on February 9, 1946, to William and Betty Jane (Nichols) Moores. She was currently employed by the Toledo Hospital and was a member of the 1964 graduating class of Whitmer High School. A long time Point Place resident, she enjoyed taking trips for family visits and trips to Phoenix, Arizona. She also enjoyed gardening, golfing, shopping, and was an avid reader. Mrs. Faunce is survived by her husband, Richard; son, Terry (Janelle) Faunce of Phoenix; grandchildren, Claudia and Madeline; sisters, Kathy Hollosi of Searcy, Arkansas, Carol Valentine of Banning, California, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother-in-law, Paul Hollosi. A celebration of life service was held Thursday, December 11, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Ed Fairchild officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-1942, or to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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EILEEN SCHAFER
Eileen (Metzger) Schafer died Saturday, December 6, 2008, in her home. She was born January 2, 1932. She is survived by her husband, Donald Schafer; son, Don, and brother, Vernon (Louise) Metzger. She was preceded in death by her sister, Donna Johnson. In keeping with her request, her body has been donated to the University of Toledo Medical College. There will be no memorial service.
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AUDRIANA CAMPBELL
Audriana Danae Campbell died Monday, December 8, 2008. Though her life was cut short, she touched many of the hearts that awaited her arrival. She is survived by her mother, Victoria Campbell; grandparents, Trent and Kelly Campbell; uncle, Nick (Beth Michalak) Gilbert, and nephew, Nicholas “R.J.” Gilbert. Visitation and funeral services were held Friday, December 12, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Interment was private.


CHARLOTTE SINDYLA
Charlotte E. Sindyla, 91, formerly of Blackstone Drive and a 52-year resident of the Polish Village, died Friday, December 5, 2008, at the Franciscan Care Center. She was a homemaker and was married for 53 years to Edward, who managed Urbanski’s Hardware Store for his sister until his death. She is survived by her son, Dennis (Dianne) Sindyla; granddaughters, Tiffany (Brian) Conrad and Aimee (Izzy) Briceno; g r e a t - g r a n d c h i l d r e n , Isabelle and Mya Briceno and Noah Turner; nephews, Jim (Karen) Friend and Jack Friend, and several other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; three brothers and three sisters. Per Ms. Sindyla’s request, there was no visitation and services were private. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to the Franciscan Care Center or to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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HOWARD BERNDT

Howard E. Berndt, 88, formerly of Port Clinton, Ohio, died Wednesday, December 3, 2008, in St. Luke’s Hospital. He worked as a welder for the former Chrysler Jeep Corp. for more than 30 years, retiring in 1975. In his early working years, he enjoyed working at Walbridge Park Amusement Park. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. After the war, he was instrumental in bringing the Boy Scouts to Toledo and served many years as a Scout Master. He also expressed his artistic nature and was well known for his welding sculptures. He was a member of American Legion Post 114 in Oak Harbor, Ohio. Mr. Berndt is survived by his children, Dr. David (Marie) Berndt of Plantation, Florida, Joyce Osborne of Las Vegas, Nevada, Jill Phipps of Lebanon, Indiana, Janice (Paul) Keller of Toledo, Laurie (Bill) Maier of Toledo, and Joan (Craig) Crippen of Granby, Colorado; 20 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren, and brother, Herbert (Janice) Berndt. Mr. Berndt was preceded in death by his wife, Caryl, in 2006, and daughter, Judy Glick, in 2004. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 6, at 7 p.m., in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Ben Shaeffer officiating. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Ottawa County, 2424 Sand Road, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452.
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ROZELLA EARLY

Rozella May Early, the daughter of Joseph and Edna (Devoe) Wilson, died November 29, 2008, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. She was born in Bath Township, near Lima, Ohio, on January 19, 1924. After the death of her mother in 1926, she was adopted by Ralph and Lucy (Wilson) McCall. She grew up in Kenton, Ohio and graduated from Kenton High School in 1942, where she was active in vocal music. She was married to David Karcher, who preceded her in death. She married Donald Early in Lima, on December 30, 1950. After living in Lima for several years, the Early family moved to Erie, Michigan, in 1960. Mrs. Early was active with blood drives for the Red Cross in both Lucas and Monroe counties. She served as PTO and PTA president for Erie Mason Consolidated Schools, was a Campfire leader, and was a member of the Erie Township Community Council. She took up golf at the age of 60, and enjoyed playing scrambles at Cherrywood Golf. She also enjoyed working with violets and orchids, and taking trips to Las Vegas, Michigan and Windsor casinos. Mrs. Early is survived by her husband, Don Early; daughter, Sue (Pete) Badas; son, Robert (Patti) Karcher; grandchildren, Bradley Badas, Claire (Ben) Morales, Michelle (Rod) Burchette, Robert (Maria) Karcher Jr., and Lisa Reeves White; great-grandson, Noah Burchette; sister, Claraetta (David) Steinberger, and sister-in-law, Pat Wilson. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Marianne Early; son, David Early, and brother, Joseph Wilson. Visitation was held December 2, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. A graveside service at Cairo East Side Cemetery, Monroe Township, will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
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BOBBIE JO KIDD

Bobbie Jo Kidd, 35, of Toledo, died unexpectedly on Thursday, November 27, 2008. She was born in Toledo, on February 25, 1973, to Gene and Joni (Hissong) Kidd. She worked for the past two years at United Collection Bureau. She enjoyed cooking for her daughter, Charley Jo. She also enjoyed shopping and had a great affection for all animals. She is survived by her fiance, Chuck Hawkins; daughter, Charley Jo Hawkins; parents, Gene and Joni Kidd; brother and sister-in-law, Jeff and Christy Kidd and their sons, Logan and Landan Kidd; step-children, Ashley (Marcus), and Chuckie Hawkins; grandchildren, Jeremiah Hernandez and Pataince Rutledge; sistersin- law, Darla (Roy) Huffman and Kim (Bill) Brauer; brothers-in-law, Jeff (Tammy), Johnny (Cecil), and Tommy Hawkins; niece, Jessica Huffman, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Bess Hissong, Renee and Garnett Kidd; sister-inlaw, Nicole Wyrick, and great-nephew, “L.J.” Brauer. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 6, at 10 a.m., at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with Father Gerald Chmiel officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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JOHN MONTAGUE SR.
John William Montague Sr., 67, of Point Place, died Thursday, November 27, 2008, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg. He was born December 8, 1941, in Toledo, to Neva (Heller) Jenkins and Vern Montague. He attended Woodward High School and joined the Navy in 1960. He most recently had worked at Guardian Glass Windows until 2003. He enjoyed fishing, and working on new fishing lures and poles to use on his trips on Lake Erie. He was a life member and Past Commander of VFW Post 3265. He is survived by his daughter, Michelle (Bruce) Nickles; son, John (Kristi) Montague Jr.; grandchildren, Christopher, William, Megan, Taylor Nicole, Taylor Lee, and Morgan; brother, Ronnie Montague, and his former wife, Kathy McBride. He was preceded in death by his parents, Neva Jenkins and Vern Montague. Visitation was held Saturday, December 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., where a Memorial Service was held at 1 p.m., with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Interment followed at Toledo Memorial Park, with services by the Lucas County Veteran Burial Corps. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.
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JASON MUTCHLER

Jason J. Mutchler, 30, formerly of Point Place, died Saturday, November 29, 2008. He was born February 22, 1978, to James and Patricia (Kozlowski) Mutchler. He was a civilian employee of Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, and worked as a cost analyst for the past eight years. During that time, he obtained a master’s degree in business at Wright State University. He enjoyed spending time with his children, playing softball, golf, Texas Hold’em and especially euchre, and had won first prize in a Travers City Tournament. He learned euchre while playing basketball and baseball at Central Catholic High School. In a basketball tournament while representing St. John the Baptist Elementary, he was voted MVP. After playing college baseball his freshman year at Defiance, he decided that watching games and talking scores with brother Mark and cousin Matt was sports enough. He is survived by his children, Julianne and Jonathan, and their mother, Jennifer; parents, Jim and Pat Mutchler; brother, Mark (Shelly) Mutchler, and nephews, Jeremy, Chad and Bryce. Funeral services were held December 5, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, where the funeral mass was officiated by Father Gerald Chmiel. At a later date, interment will be at Toledo Memorial Park. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to Kettering Medical Center Foundation or NAMI, 2753 West Central Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43606.
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CATHERINE “KAY” TARSHA
Catherine “Kay” Marie (Chester) Tarsha, 93, died November 28, 2008. She was born November 25, 1915, in Rock Island, Illinois, to Olive Arnold and William Chester. She grew up in Point Place, and married George Tarsha on May 8, 1936. She was civic minded and worked at her local polling place. Her affiliations included: Boys Club Mothers, Buckeye Basin Greenbelt Steering Committee, St. Francis de Sales Altar Society, Boy Scout Den Mother, the former Joseph-Darah American Legion Post Auxiliary, Harry Pond Post 99 Auxiliary, St. George Ladies Benevolent Society, and the Friendly Center Board. At 15, she worked as a housekeeper for the girlfriend of “Firetop Sultan” and identified the members of the Purple Gang in federal court. For a time, she was a sales clerk at LaSalle’s. She worked at Riverside Hospital day nursery, where she enjoyed taking care of the employees’ children. She enjoyed playing board games and all card games, especially poker. A self-taught piano and ukulele musician, she was known for her dancing, singing, sharp wit and funny antics. She is survived by her sons, George (Phyllis), and Sam (Barbara); daughter, Georgetta (Nick) Vuich; daughter-in-law, Fran Tarsha; sister, Olive Sherrick; brother, Karl Veler; seven grandchildren, 13 greatgrandchildren; one greatgreat- granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Lewis; former husband, George; seven siblings, and special grandfather, Oscar Peters. A Memorial Service was held Friday, December 5, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with Father John Blasé officiating. Interment was private. Memorial contributions may be made to The Arbors of Oregon Activities Fund.


CYNTHIA ZORECKI
Cynthia A. Zorecki, 51, of Toledo, died Thursday, November 27, 2008. She was born February 2, 1957, to Chester and Juanita (Spencer) Zorecki. She is survived by her parents; sister, Deborah Mark, and special friends, Tammy, Dianna and the Anne Grady staff. Funeral services were held at Toledo Memorial Park in the Mausoleum Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Sharon Taylor-Reid officiating. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to the Anne Grady Foundation.
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CATHERINE MUNSON

Catherine A. Munson, 51, died unexpectedly on Thursday, November 13, 2008, at her home. She was born on September 25, 1957, in Toledo, to Robert and Ruby (Carpenter) Fuller. She worked for five years as a title clerk for Boxy Auto Sales. She was proud to be an “Iron Coffin” sister. She is survived by her husband, Steven Munson; children, Michael (Sara) Cade, Casey Cade, and Allison Jaska; grandchildren, Damian, Tyler, Samantha, Rebecca, Johnathon and Caden; her mother, Ruby Fuller; brothers, Jim, and David Fuller; sister, Dottie Fuller; mother-in-law, Frances Munson, and brother- in-law, Thomas Munson. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Fuller. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 15, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with Chuck Widanka officiating. Interment was private.
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ALBERT NAVARRE

Albert Russell Navarre Sr., 88, of Toledo, died Saturday, November 15, 2008. The son of Russell and Esther Navarre, he was a 1938 graduate of Woodward High School, where he excelled as a student and athlete, receiving letters in football, baseball and basketball. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army and served as a medical staff sergeant in the European Theater of Operations. He was highly decorated and earned the Good Conduct Medal, the American Campaign Medal, the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with five bronze stars and the World War II Victory Medal. He also was awarded the French Croix de Guerre, bestowed on those individuals who distinguish themselves by acts of heroism. He received an honorable discharge in December of 1945 and became a life long member of American Legion Post 576. Mr. Navarre was employed by the Champion Spark Plug Company, where he retired in 1983, after 43 years of service. He served as scout master of Cub Scout Pack 123 for 18 years and a Sunday School teacher at Messiah Lutheran Church for eight years. He is survived by his sons, Albert Jr., Garry (Nancy), and Timothy (Pam) Navarre; grandchildren, Taylor, Alex, Nikki, Timmy, and Julie Navarre, and sister, Patricia O’Brien of Saginaw, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Margery. Funeral services were held November 19, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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HAROLD WATERS

Harold G. Waters, 75, of Rossford, died Saturday, November 15, 2008, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born in Toledo, in 1933, to Clifford and Isabel (Gilete) Waters. He served in the Air Force Reserve. Mr. Waters taught music and was the band director for 36 years at Gateway Middle School and Maumee High School, retiring in 1993. He was an active member of Messiah Lutheran Church. He was the director of the Deutch Meister Band, director emeritus of the Teutonia Mannerchor. His instrument of choice was the saxophone, which he would play in various bands in and around the Toledo area. He also belonged to the German American Festival Society, was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon and was an avid Buckeye fan. Mr. Waters is survived by his wife of 32 years, Nancy (Erdman); son, David (Melanie) Waters; daughters, Heather (Armando) and Gretchen; grandchildren, Tyler, David Aaron, Noel, Analicia, and Armando Russell; stepgrandchildren, Shamean, and Deleah; sisters, Mary Ellen Parker and Jean Warstler. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Walter and William, and sister, Theone Orris. Visitation was held November 16 and 17, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc, Toledo. The Mannerchor sang at the funeral home on November 17. Funeral services were held November 18, in Messiah Lutheran Church, with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church, Summit and 108th Streets, Toledo, Ohio 43611.
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MARGARET BOYD
Margaret B. Boyd of Toledo, died on Wednesday, November 5, 2008, in the Toledo Hospital. She was born to Wilburn and Roxie Mae Young in Springerton, Illinois, on February 26, 1930. She worked as a waitress for the former Smuckers Restaurant on Reyonlds Road. Over the years, she was known as “ma” and “grandma” to many of the neighborhood children. Her hobby was taking care of her children, many of their friends and neighbors. She also enjoyed working crossword puzzles, playing cards, watching soap operas and preparing fried chicken for all family events. She is survived by her children, Kenneth “Hutch” (Jerri) Hutchinson, Raymond (Dawn) Hutchinson, Calvin (Marisa) Boyd, Harold Boyd III and Margaret (Thomas) Keefe; 18 grandchildren; 27 greatgrandchildren; four greatgreat- grandchildren, and several brothers and sisters. She was preceded in death by her husband; Harold “Sonny” Boyd Jr.; children, John Boyd and Linda “Lesley” Hutchison; siblings, Bernice Hedge, Carolyn Legg and Kenneth Holden. Funeral services were held November 10, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with Aaron Solomon-Mills officiating. Interment was in Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider making them to the family c/o the funeral home.
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JOHN HOMER

John Homer, 82, of Toledo, died November 4, 2008, at his home. He was born March 16, 1926, in Erie, Pennsylvania, to John and Julia (Kolvaltis) Homer. He moved with his family at the age of 4 to Abaujlak, Hungary; later the family returned to the United States of America. Mr. Homer worked at Johnsmanville, in New Jersey, for four years, then for Libbey- Owens-Ford in Rossford, for 31 years, retiring in 1985. A retired “confirmed bachelor,” he wed Doris (Gregus). Mr. Homer was an honorary 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus and belonged to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. He enjoyed golfing with family and friends and in a league. He also enjoyed gardening and being outdoors doing various activities. He is survived by wife of 22 years, Doris; step-children, Kathy Gregus, Kay Lee (Myron) Lee, and Bill Gregus, Jr.; grandchildren, Lee and Lorie Foley, Bill III, and Samantha Gregus, Bruce, Bran and Crystal Lee; great-grandchildren, Damara, Amira and Payton; sister, Emma Gasper. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Lajos, and Bill Homer. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with Father Gerald Chmeil officiating. Arrangements are being made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551 or to St. John the Baptist Church.
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CORLENE “CORKY” KRONBACH

Corlene “Corky” A. (Etts) Kronbach, 74, of Point Place, died Monday, November 3, 2008. She was born in 1934 to Fred and Sarah Jane (Hicks) Etts in Battle Creek, Michigan. She was known for her love of all children. She is survived by her children, Matthew (Debbie) Kronbach, Gregory (Lori) Kronbach, Kristopher (Kathy) Kronbach, Lisa (Ken) Eisenbach and Rhonda Kronbach; grandchildren, Bobby, Craig, Trevor, Matthew, Stephanie, Jessy- Lynn, Rachel, Elizabeth, Mary, Samuel, Hannah, Jacob, Angela and Joseph; brother, Robert (Ann) Hicks; sisters, Judy (Ernie) Ono and Mickey Mulligan. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Andrea Kronbach; her first husband, Robert Kronbach, and sister, Patricia Barnes. A Memorial Mass was held Saturday, November 8, at 11 a.m., in Christ the King Catholic Church, 4100 Harvest Lane, Toledo. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jocelyne Fisher Fund, c/o Monroe Bank and Trust, Lambertville, Michigan branch.
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MELVIN MAJEWSKI

Melvin C. “Mel” Majewski, 77, of Point Place, died Friday, October 31, 2008, in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, where he was an usher and lector for many years. He was a member of the former Catholic War Vets Post 1675 and a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean War. Mr. Majewski was a liquor store manager under the State of Ohio Liquor Control for more than 15 years as well as a co-owner with his wife of Ellie’s Deli and Catering for 27 years. He was an avid browser and shopper of deals and bargains. He enjoyed making people laugh and playing practical jokes on his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Evelyn “Ellie” (Olzak) Majewski; children, Michael, Mark (Carla), Gary (Lynnette), Linda and Philip (Laurie); 13 grandchildren; six greatgrandchildren; sisters, Theresa (Tim) O’Connell and Nancy (Dave) Wisniewski. He was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters. Funeral services were held Monday, November 3, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with Father Gerald Chmiel officiating. Interment was private. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
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CHLOE SCHAFFER

Chloe E. Schaffer, 87, of Point Place, died Sunday, November 2, 2008. She was born in Toledo, in 1921, to Herbert and Edith Plotner. She enjoyed shopping, cooking her family’s favorite meals, and playing poker. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, William; son, Ronald (Bonnie) King; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild, and her sister-in-law, Verna Balkfer. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Jack and Raymond Plotner; sister Luella Warn, and grandson, Ronnie King. Funeral services were held Thursday, November 6, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Cecilia Sledge officiating. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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KENNETH FALLON

Kenneth F. Fallon, 82, of Point Place, died Tuesday, October 28, 2008, in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born to Raymond and Rose (Duenki) Fallon in Point Place on April 2, 1926. He was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service, where he retired in 1983, after 35 years of service. He was a member of Point Place United Church of Christ and the American Legion. Mr. Fallon was a proud veteran of World War II, serving with the United States Army in Germany. He enjoyed all sports, especially bowling, pro football and golf. He also enjoyed woodworking in his shop . He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lois (Rall) Fallon; children, Kenneth (Brenda) Fallon Jr., Janie (Terry Shank) Seely, Ronald (Janice) Fallon and Bryan Fallon; grandchildren, Christine, Catherine, Angela, Scott, Ron Jr. and Jeffery; greatgrandchildren, Joshua, Megan, Kaylin, Nicholas and Elana; brother, Melvin Fallon, and sisters, Isabelle Rohweder and Barbara Sullivan. He was preceded in death by brother, Raymond Fallon, and grandson, Stephen Seely. A Memorial Service was held October 31, at Point Place United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Candace Thomas officiating. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to Point Place United Church of Christ, 4920 297th Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611.
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JOHN “JACK” ROWLAND SR.

John A. “Jack” Rowland Sr., 79, of Erie, Michigan, died Monday, October 20, 2008. He was born on June 15, 1929, in Toledo, to Dean and Margaret (Swantack) Rowland. A World War II U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Rowland was a selfemployed carpenter and coowner/ operator of Rowland Construction Co. He also was an auctioneer/coowner/ operator for Rowland’s Auction House, and his specialty was charitable auctions to benefit children. He enjoyed racing motorcycles and go-carts, building boats, and restoring and customizing motors and cars. He was the cofounder of the Quarter Midget Club of Lucas County, as well as a member of the American Motorcycle Association. He also was co-owner of the Groove of Toledo slot car racing, and built 19 car racing stores in nearby towns. He also enjoyed visiting Windsor Casino, attending family gatherings, and working on special pieces of furniture for loved ones. Mr. Rowland and his wife, Dorothy, at one time managed the Lazy River Camp Ground in Pioneer, Ohio. They enjoyed 23 years of living by the Ottawa River in Point Place, where they raised their family. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy Dow Rowland; children, John (Susan) Rowland, Denise Rowland, and Michael (Kathy) Rowland; grandchildren, Justin, Tory, Evan, Morgan, and Heather; great-grandson, Teague; sisters, Betty Ann Wayton, Mary (Kurt) Richter, and Barbara (Jim) Davis; brother, James (Hwa-Jah) Rowland, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Robin; sister, Dorothy Ball, and brothers, Dean, Don and Richard Rowland. Visitation was held Saturday, November 1, from 1 to 5 p.m., at the Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, 114-128 East Alexis Road, where a Memorial Service was held at 3:30 p.m., with the Rev. James Auth officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cherry Street Mission, 105 17th Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604.
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LORI SHERMAN-SCHAETZKE

Lori J. Sherman-Schaetzke, 51, of Luna Pier, Michigan, died Tuesday, October 14, 2008. She was born in Toledo, in 1957, to Nick Jr. and Marilyn (Daubner) Sherman. She worked as a patient account analyst for ProMedica Health System for the past 10 years; prior to that she worked for 10 years at Dr. Wakil Khan’s practice. She enjoyed studying about Native Americans, and took pleasure in animals and music. She met Daniel Schaetzke, in 1978, and they were married in 1996. She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Daniel, and mother, Marilyn. She was preceded in death by her father, Master Sergeant Nick Sherman Jr. There were no services held for Mrs. Sherman- Schaetzke, per her request. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home.
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SOPHIE ATHERINE

Sophie Atherine, 83, a lifelong resident of Toledo, and formerly of north Toledo and Point Place, died October 17, 2008. She was born to Zafer and Irene (Louizos) Christo on February 4, 1923. She was employed at Libbey Glass for 36 years, where she retired in 1987. She was affiliated with Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Everett “Pete” (Barbara) Atherine Jr.; grandsons, Everett (Emily) Atherine III and Nickolas (Jennifer) Atherine; great-grandchildren, Jordan and Eliza. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Atherine Sr., and her cousin, Gus Arvanitis. The Rev. Aristotle Damaskos held Trision Prayers on Monday, October 20, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 21, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 740 North Superior Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604 or to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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RAYMOND MIDDAUGH

Raymond D. Middaugh, 71, of the Point Place- Shoreland area, Toledo died Friday, October 17, 2008. He was born at his childhood home on the east side of Toledo on July 14, 1937, to Catherine and Raymond L. Middaugh. He attended Good Shepherd Church for part of his elementary school years, along with Franklin Elementary, and then graduated at Waite High School. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserves from 1954 to 1962 with an honorable discharge. While in the reserves, he played the lyre for the Toledo Neptune’s Drum and Bugle Corps from 1954 to 1962. Mr. Middaugh worked for the Ohio Bell Telephone Company for 36 years, from 1955-1991, where he was a foreman and an assistant manager. During his employment at Ohio Bell, he transferred his family to Sandusky, Ohio, in 1981. In Toledo, he was an active member of the Knights of Columbus, where he was a treasurer and financial secretary and a past faithful navigator for the 4th Degree from 1973 to 1974. He was ordained a deacon in the Catholic Church in 1981, and recently celebrated his 25-year jubilee as a deacon. He was an administrative assistant and a deacon at Sts. Peter and Paul’s parish in Sandusky from 1991 to 2001. When he and his wife, Marge, moved back to Toledo in 2001, Mr. Middaugh became active again in parish ministry and as a chaplin. He served as a deacon at St. John the Baptist Church and in 2004, he became the fire chaplain of the Washington Township Fire Department. He remained in those positions until his death. He led the creation of the bereavement ministry program the Diocese of Toledo recently endorsed through a book that he and his bereavement team wrote. Mr. Middaugh is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marge; daughters, Sue (Charlie) Obee, Jenny Middaugh; grandsons, Nicholas and Jeremy Obee; aunt, Mildred Lang; many cousins, including his closest cousin, Ronald Kitting and his family. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Middaugh. The Washington Township Fire Department held held services on Monday, October 20, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services on Tuesday, October 21, began with Scripture then K of C and concluded with K of C 4th degree Chalice. A Funeral Mass was held Wednesday, October 22, with Bishop Leonard Blair officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John the Baptist Church-Capital Improvement Fund, Sts. Peter and Paul’s Parish of Sandusky, Washington Township Fire Department or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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MARY WIDANKA

Mary G. Widanka, 76, of Point Place, died Wednesday, October 15, 2008. She was born in 1931, in Seneca Rocks, West Virginia, to French and Margaret (Nelson) Vance. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and camping with them. She was devoted to Scouting for more than 50 years, and specifically with Troop 999. Mrs. Widanka is survived by her husband of 56 years, Chester Widanka Sr.; children, Charles “Ricochet” (Laura) Widanka and Sandra (Antonio) Juarez; sister, Alice Huffman; grandchildren, John (Kristi) Billings, Randy (Michelle) Widanka, Darrell (Glenda) Billings, Tracy Billings, Stacy (George) Brown, Stefanie Widanka, Lisa Sentle and “adopted” granddaughter, Bertha Luna; greatgrandchildren, Josh, Joseph, Christopher, Tyler, Michael, Raymond, Kayle, Haylea, Aayleah, Emilie, Xavier, Brian, Daniel, Jacob, Merranda, Nick, D. J., and Derrick. She also held the title of “Mother” to all the members of the Iron Coffins. She was preceded in death by her son, Chester Widanka Jr.; granddaughter, Amanda Sarver, and her aunt, Etta Weis. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 18, in the David R. Jasin Funeral, Home, Inc., with the Rev. Mike Rhodes officiating. Interment was private. The family asks that contributions be made to Jasin Funeral Home on their behalf.
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THELMA HUNT-KARL

Thelma F. Hunt-Karl, 89, formerly of Point Place, died Saturday, October 11, 2008, at Swanton Health Care. She was born in Toledo in 1919, to Robert and Josephine (Rhodes) Blum. She was a homemaker most of her life, and was a member of Cass Road Baptist Church. She belonged to various organizations, including F.O.E. Aerie 2322 Rossford; Ladies Auxiliary American Legion Point Place Post #110, and Ladies Auxiliary VFW Point Place Post #3265. She enjoyed cross stitching and crocheting. She is survived by her children, Ronald (Lynda) Hunt, Jerry Hunt, Thomas (Betty) Hunt, and Patricia “Tish” Frost; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, and sister-in-law, Norma Snyder. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas Hunt, in 1963, and Martin Karl in 1977. She also was preceded in death by her brothers, Fred Blum and Ed Blum, and great-grandson, Brendan Rupp. A joint Ladies Auxiliary American Legion and VFW service was held October 15, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., followed by funeral services with the Rev. Jeanette Tangeman officiating. Interment was in Forest Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Odyssey Hospice.
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CECILIA KETZER
Cecilia M. Ketzer, 90, died Saturday, October 11, 2008, at the Kingston of Perrysburg. She was a lifelong resident of the Point/Shoreland community. She was born August 16, 1918, to William and Charlotte Lehmann in the family farm house at Suder Avenue, Toledo. The house still remains. Lehmann Avenue was a product of the many years of farming that the Lehmann family did in the area adjacent to the farm house. Ms. Ketzer told many stories about the early morning hours spent going to the existing Erie Street Market to sell their produce. She attended St. John the Baptist School and Point Place High School, of which she enjoyed many reunions. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed camping and traveling with her family and friends. She is survived by her husband of 65 years and caregiver, Raymond Ketzer; daughters, Suzanne Casey, Dianne (Marshall) Hornyak-Adams; son, Thomas (Deborah) Ketzer; grandchildren, Patricia (Bruce) Edwards, Matthew (Jennifer) Casey, Kathleen (Michael) Hart, Erin (Michael) Centa, Jennifer (Rich) Rygalski, Jeffrey (Kristen) Hornyak, Michelle (Scott) Ballard, Ryan (Tara) Owens, Justin Owens, Hillary (Roy) Hansen, Christine and Rev. Jennifer Adams; greatgrandchildren, Ellen and Casey Edwards, Morgan Casey, Olivia and Madelyn Hart, Courtney and Chandler Rygalski, Abbie, Adam, Anna, Alaina and Audrey Hornyak, Jalen and Eli Ballard and Keyghan Hansen; sisters, Coletta Dunn and Margaret Presta, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Charles, Bernard and George Lehmann; sons-inlaw, James Hornyak and Michael Casey, and grandson, Jimmy Hornyak. Funeral services on October 14, began with prayers in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, followed by a mass in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Father Gerald Chmiel officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Sight Center, Juvenile Diabetes Association, Odyssey Hospice or St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.


JOYCELENE BERLINCOURT
Joycelene E. “Joyce” Berlincourt, 75, of Oregon, Ohio, and formerly of Point Place, died Friday, October 10, 2008, in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. She was a homemaker for her family and enjoyed reading and jigsaw puzzles. She is survived by her children, Steven Berlincourt and Laura (Dan Pope) Berlincourt; grandchildren, Courtney, Christopher and Nicholas, and sister, Beverly Villhauer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl; siblings, Audrey Smith, Albert DeVries, and Willis “Mick” DeVries. Funeral services were held October 14, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
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HELEN KIRK
Helen Marie Kirk, 89, of Point Place, died on Wednesday, October 15, 2008, in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. She was a production worker for more than 34 years at the former Willys Overland. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and enjoyed flower gardening. She is survived by her long time sweetheart, Chester Winiarski; sisters, Philomen Luzny and Clementine Napolski; sister- in-law, Lucy Zacharski, and a niece and nephew. She was preceded in death by her brother, Leonard Zacharski, and sister, Rita Kawka. Funeral services were held October 17, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with Father Thomas Leyland officiating. Interment was in Fort Meigs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.


GARY JANKOWSKI
Gary M. Jankowski, 62, of Point Place, died Sunday, October 5, 2008, in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center He was born in 1946, in Toledo, to Louis and Sally (Szynfelt) Jankowski. Mr. Jankowski was a 1964 graduate of Woodward High School. He worked for more than 40 years, as a printer for Heck Printing, where he retired in May. He also served briefly as a bakery chef aboard the Great Lakes Merchant Marine vessel the Paul H. Carnahan. He was a member and served as financial secretary of the Bay View Yacht Club. He was a past commander of Flotilla 10-04, and former member of the Civil Air Patrol. He enjoyed NASCAR and was a staunch #24 Jeff Gordon fan. He also enjoyed fishing from his “backyard” Lake Erie. Mr. Jankowski is survived by his wife of 23 years, Monica; children, Diane (Todd) Norgan, Marylue (Bradley) Bodenmiller, and Joseph Sherman; grandchildren, Samuel Radon, Shaun and Miranda Norgan, and Cassandra Bodenmiller; sister, Alma Wieczorek; niece, Amy (Mark) Dresher; nephews, Greg (Christine), Michael and Tim Wieczorek. He was preceded in death by his parents. A Wake Service was held October 9, at Bay View Yacht Club. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance Fund, 4200 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 610, Arlington, Virginia 22203.
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LAWRENCE GOODMAN
Lawrence A. “Larry” Goodman, 43, of Toledo, died Thursday, October 2, 2008, in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He was born to Joseph and Charlotte (Brandman) Goodman on February 22, 1965, in Toledo. He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church, where he served on the church board and was active in the church and many community activities. Mr. Goodman is survived by his wife of 12 years, Kimberly; daughter, Kara; mother, Charlotte Goodman; siblings, Diana (Michael) Saxon, Pam (Ron) Jones, Eva Zimmerman, Steven (Tammy) Goodman, Beverly (Don Dixon) Goodman, Michael (Mary Corey) Goodman, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph, and brother, Sanford. A Memorial Service was held October 6, at Salem Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Mary Lou Baumgartner officiating. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to Salem Lutheran Church, 1125 North Huron Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604, or Kim Goodman.




VIRGINIA “GINNY” SANDLIN

Virginia “Ginny” F. Sandlin, 80, of Point Place, died Tuesday, September 23, 2008. She was born in Rossford, to Bronislaw and Anna (Sporny) Dracz in 1927. She worked more than 20 years in the catering industry. She was a party hostess for Gladieux Catering and then worked as the commissary manager for Buckeye Vending Company, where she retired in 1999. She enjoyed reading and camping. Her memberships included Phi Iotta Rho Sorority and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. She is survived by her children, Thomas (Sandra D.), Terrence (Sandra A.), Timothy (Joan) and Tedd Sandlin; seven grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn; daughter, Glenda; great-grandchildren, Zachary and Alex Yszenga, and brother, Eugene Dracz. Funeral services were held Saturday, September 27, at 10 a.m., in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with Deacon Edward Gryczewski officiating. Interment was private. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.
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PEGGY ZYDEL

Peggy J. Zydel, 76, of Point Place, died Sunday, September 21, 2008. She was born in Toledo, in 1932, to Joseph and Grace (Bartel) Wolfinger. She worked in the offices of the Jobst Institute, where she retired in 1991 after 10 years of service. She enjoyed reading, and visiting casinos with her family and friends. She is survived by her sons, John (Kathy) and Joseph (Lori) Zydel; grandchildren, John, Mark, Gina and Ethan; sister, Virginia Davis; brother, Stanley Wolfinger, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, in 1980. She also was preceded in death by her brothers, Charles, Ralph and Joseph Wolfinger. Funeral services were held Friday, September 26, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.
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JAN BERRY

Jan N. Berry, 74, of Toledo, died Saturday, September 27, 2008. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1934, to R. Randolph and M. Lucille (Nixon) Berry. Jan wore many different hats as far as his working career went. He worked for the Ohio Department of Transportation for 25 years, retiring in 1994; he was an Ohio history teacher and a photographer; and also served as a past Scout master for Cub and Boy Scouts of America. His memberships included past master of Rubicon Lodge 237 F&AM, FOE Aerie #197, and Pilgrim Church of the United Church of Christ. He enjoyed fishing, camping, boating and football. He was an avid fan of the Ohio State University football team, his favorite and alma mater. He is survived by his sons, Robert (Deborah), D. Douglas, B. Bradley and W. Andrew (Jennifer) Berry; grandchildren, Bridget, Botany and Gage; sister, Patricia Schafer; nephew, David Schafer, and niece, Susan Behnfeldt. Masonic and Funeral services were held September 29, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with Dr. Lawrence Cameron officiating. Interment was private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts of America.
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HELEN KOWALKA

Helen L. Kowalka, 89, of Sylvania, Ohio, died Sunday, September 21, 2008, while at Hospice of Northwest Ohio Perrysburg Center. She was born on January 8, 1919, in Leipsic, Ohio, to Lemert and Mary Mae (Corron) Anderson. She graduated from Scott High School in Toledo, in 1936. Ms. Kowalka worked for Dr. Wilson in Erie, Michigan, upon her graduation from high school, then for the City of Toledo Department of Vital Statistics and the Toledo Department of Forestry until 1954. She also was an officer of her husband’s business, Southern Michigan News Company, until 1973. She belonged to Devil’s Lake Yacht Club and to Highland Meadows Golf Club. Helen and her husband Melvin would love to entertain friends and family at their lakefront home on Lake Columbia in the Irish Hills of Michigan. Ms. Kowalka is survived by her brother and sister, Charles (Dorthea) Anderson and Janet (Ronald) Love, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, and grand-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Kowalka, on December 23, 1981. She also was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters; Leroy Anderson, Ellen (Robert) Kalasz, Lena (Robert) Smith, Evelyn Anderson, and brothers-inlaw; Warren (Virginia Haas) Kowalka and Harold (Henrietta Rysz) Kowalka. Private services were held, with interment in Toledo Memorial Park. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. A gathering in memory of Helen Kowalka, will be held by her friends and family in the fellowship hall of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 106 West Plumer Street, Toledo, Ohio 43605 on Sunday, November 23.
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LUCILLE ROLLINS
Lucille M. Rollins, 74, of Toledo, died Friday, September 26, 2008. She was born April 9, 1934, in Toledo, to Charles and Edna (Green) Duvall. For 30 years, she was a pollworker for Lucas County Board of Elections as well as a homemaker. She is survived by her children, Michael Hacker, Thomas (Monnie) Hacker, David (Patti) Rollins, and Deb (Bill) Braden; 10 grandchildren and 11 greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen, and grandchildren, Lisa Rollins and Richard Schoch III. Funeral services were held September 29, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Interment was private. Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.




FRANCES FOLTA

Frances Joyce Folta, 71, of Toledo, died Tuesday, September 2, 2008, in the Toledo Hospital. She was born on March 8, 1937, in Toledo, to Stanley and Mary (Pokrywka) Gajewski. Formerly known as Sr. Mary Leonard, she was a member of the Franciscan Community for 26 years, working as a teacher and administrator in schools throughout Ohio and Michigan. She was a longtime parishioner of St. John the Baptist Church, where she taught in the elementary school and was a member of the church’s Altar Rosary Society. She married Richard Folta on June 9, 1979. She enjoyed Polish music and was a strong supporter and “Band Mom” of the Polish American Concert Band. She also was a member of the “Old Timers Breakfast Club” and a personal secretary for her husband, a former Grand Knight and 4th Degree Honor Guard with the Knights of Columbus. She is survived by her husband, Richard; daughters, Sherrylynn (Victor “Skip”) Taylor of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and Susan (Keith) Snyder of Sylvania, Ohio; grandchildren, Sean, Stacey, and Christopher Taylor, and Danielle and Matthew Snyder; and brother, Leonard (Mary) Gajewski. She was preceded in death by her brother, Daniel Gajewski, and sister, Sr. Mary Grace Gajewski. Members of the Knights of Columbus St. Lawrence Council led a rosary on September 5, at the Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe. A Funeral Mass was held September 6, at St. John the Baptist Church. Interment was in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Toledo. Memorial donations may be given to the Polish American Concert Band.
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EARL KERN

Earl F. Kern, 94, of Toledo, died Friday, September 5, 2008, at his Sunrise home in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Mr. Kern was born January 26, 1914, in his grandparents’ country store in Limestone, Ohio. He grew up in Toledo, and graduated from Waite High School. He was a manager at Coca Cola until he left to serve in the United States Army during World War II. He served as sergeant first class in a heavy artillery unit on the front lines in Germany. After his discharge in 1945, he returned to Coca Cola, and attended classes at Toledo University. He joined Toledo Scale, where he worked as an electrician for 35 years. Mr. Kern was an avid boater, sailor, water skier, camper and fisherman. He and his wife enjoyed a lifetime of living and traveling the Great Lakes. They were longtime members of Ottawa River Yacht Club since 1957. He was known for his artistic and mechanical skills as a model boat builder. He maintained a lifelong interest in motorcycles, having and won many cross-country runs. He also enjoyed billiards. He is survived by his daughter, Karen of Ann Arbor; grandsons, Michael of Washington, D.C., and Stephen (Michele) of Maui, Hawaii. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen, in November 1993, and his sister, Violet, in 1989. Visitation and services by the VFW Point Place Post #3265 were held September 8, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Visitation and funeral services were held September 9, in the funeral home, with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park.
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JACQUELINE SMITH
Jacqueline “Jackie” S. Hiser-Vallas-Smith, 57, of Toledo, died Sunday, August 31, 2008, at her home. She was born on February 21, 1951, in Toledo, to Jack and Lillian (Jankowski) Hiser. She worked in customer service for Toledo Edison for more than 20 years, retiring in 2006, and before that for Diversitech General and the Toledo Board of Education. She was an active member of Point Place United Church of Christ. She enjoyed gardening, reading, writing, doing crafts, jet skiing, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was an avid hockey fan who served as one of the leaders of the Toledo Golddiggers Fan Club. She is survived by her husband, Charles Smith; mother, Lillian Hiser; daughters, Heather (Terry) Pryba and Vicki (Steven) Tower, both of Toledo; brother, Michael (Velda) Hiser; and grandchildren, Keaton, Tenly, Chase (Tower) and Alexander (Pryba). She also is survived by her stepchildren, Jennifer (Joe) Kopke and Joshua (Jessica) Smith and their children, Camden, Hailey, Boston Kopke and Erilyn Smith. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her father in 2002. Visitation and a memorial service were held September 11, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, with the Rev. Candace Thomas officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to the Northwest Ohio Affiliate of Susan G. Komen Foundation for which Jackie had been a participant in the Race for the Cure since 2004.




CHERYL A. STANTON-MEYER

Cheryl A. Stanton-Meyer, 49, of Toledo, died September 8, 2008, at her home. She was born in Toledo, to Lester and Lorraine (Britt) Stanton. She worked for the past nine years for Toledo Public Schools, at Whitmer School in the food service area, as well as working at Outings Unlimited Club. Her enthusiasm for genealogy made her the “family historian.” her explorations led her to vast resources of historical information which she left for her family to treasure and continue in the years to come. Mrs. Stanton-Meyer is survived by her husband of 34 years, Ronald; children, Joshua (Becca) Meyer, Amy (Jim) Kiffel, Jacob Meyer, and Emily Meyer; grandchildren, Taylor and Josh Jr.; her mother, Lorraine Stanton; siblings, Lester (Phylis) Stanton, Ondrea (John) Brown, and Christina (Jack) Jenssen, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Lester, and her brother, David Stanton. Funeral services were held September 12, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Gerry Soviar officiating. Interment was in Whiteford Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
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BERNARD SUBLESKI
Bernard “Bernie” J. Subleski, 75, of Point Place, died unexpectedly Thursday, September 4, 2008, in his home. He was born in Toledo, in 1932. Mr. Subleski served in the United States Army. He worked in production at Willys Overland and Dura Corp for 36 years, retiring in 1985. His memberships were many and include Catholic War Veterans, VFW Post #3265, and the former Argon Post American Legion. He enjoyed gardening, animals, and took in the sick and injured. He also enjoyed playing in a Dart Ball League. Mr. Subleski is survived by his children, George Subleski, Deidra (Richard) Phelps, and Bernard Subleski Jr.; grandchildren Dacota, Mikayla, Billy, T.J., Ricky and Anna. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara (Pemberton) Subleski in 1999. Funeral services were held September 9, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with Father Gerald Chmiel officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Catholic War Veterans (Bronson and Chestnut streets).




LOUIS CISOWSKI

Louis F. Cisowski, 80, of Toledo, died Tuesday, August 26, 2008. He was born on August 25, 1928, in Flint, Michigan, to John and Mary (Gibala) Cisowski. He grew up on Tilden Street and was a member of the Tilden Street Rinkydinks, a close-knit neighborhood group. He attended All Saints elementary, and Flint Northern High School. Mr. Cisowski was a graduate of the University of Detroit and the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy. At UT, he belonged to the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and met Marlene Szymanski, an Alpha Omicron Sorority girl. They married in 1955, and were married for 50 years. Proud of his Polish heritage, he was a long time member of St. Adalbert Catholic Church. He served as the head of Parish council and belonged to the Holy Name Society while his children attended school there. He enjoyed traveling, playing cards with family, golfing with his friends in the Retiree Golf League at Bay View Golf Club, and spending time with his three grandchildren. He also enjoyed gardening and was proud of his annual tomato crop. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and member of the CWV Jude Thaddeus Post 1675, Mr. Cisowski was an Army pharmacist and owner and operator of the Shoreland Pharmacy in Point Place from 1960 to 1995. He filled his one millionth prescription on his oldest son Timothy’s birthday on April 26, 1987. He also received a certificate of 50 years of pharmaceutical service from the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy. Mr. Cisowski is survived by his children, Timothy Cisowski of Shoreland, Carolyn Cisowski of Point Place, David (Lisa) Cisowski of Barboursville, West Virginia, and Margaret (Andrew) Miller of Toledo; grandchildren, Sheridan, Alexandra and Ryan Miller; sister, Agnes Tracy of Flint, and close aunt, Irene Rygalski of Toledo. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene; son, Fredrick, and brother, Stanley. St. Adalbert Church members led a Scripture Service and CWV members led a Vigil Service on August 29, in the Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe. Funeral Services began August 30, in the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Adalbert Church. The Lucas County Burial Corps held a Military Committal Service in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial donations may be given to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, St. John the Baptist School, Point Place, or St. Adalbert Church.
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HAZEL FUGATE

Hazel A. Fugate died Thursday, August 28, 2008, at her residence. She was born December 14, 1939, to Leslie Rawlins and Nettie Perry, in Curtice, Ohio, on the Otto Hilly farm. She married Glen Fugate on May 22, 1954, in Clearfield, Kentucky. She enjoyed reading historical Native American history. Mrs. Fugate is survived by her husband, Glen; daughter, Phyllis Mossing; grandson, Joshua Mossing; her mother, Nettie Stacy, and step-mother, Lois Rawlins; brothers, Richard Rawlins, Thomas Rawlins and Robert Brewer; sisters, Louis Ardis, Karen Howard, Shirley Rawlins and Norma Bartlet. She was preceded in death by her father, Leslie Rawlins, and brothers, James and David Rawlins. Funeral services were held September 2, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Rick Rust officiating. Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Hospice of Northwest Ohio or the Toledo Humane Society.




RICHARD KRAEMER

Richard “Dick” R. Kraemer, 80, of Point Place, died Saturday, August 30, 2008. He was born in Toledo, to Clifford and Jule (Cady) Kraemer in 1928. Mr. Kraemer was a graduate of Ottawa Hills High School. After graduation, he left home to pursue his passion for the arts by attending an art school in Illinois. He also worked as a lifeguard before entering the United States Naval Hospital Corps during the Korean War. His work history is extensive. After the service to his country, he took up residence in Miami, Florida, for a short time then returned to Toledo in 1957, where he worked at several restaurants as well as at Surface Combustion in security. He then worked for Standard Oil as a pipe fitter for 10 years and finally as proprietor of Kelsey’s Saloon. He also was a member of Lucas County Sheriff Department Auxiliary. T he artist in Mr. Kraemer took over, his love of antiques, and the beauty he saw in intricate wood carvings that he salvaged from the buildings from the Old West End had restaurant owners seeking out his talent to design their establishments. He helped with the interior design of The Oaken Bucket and Fort Industry Square. This inspired him to design and open his own restaurant, the former Kelsey’s Saloon in downtown Toledo, where he worked for 20 years until he retired in 1999. Mr. Kramer lived his final years in Point Place, where he could be found in his garden. He also helped in the collaboration of the restoration of Historic St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. He enjoyed vacations taken in the eastern part of the United States. He is survived by his daughter, Kristine (Bruce) Ladd, and son, A.J. Kraemer; his grandchildren, Kristy, Lauren and Zachary; Kristine’s mother, Nancy Priebe, and A.J.’s mother, Jo Jasin; half brothers, James and Jeffrey Kraemer; several nephews and cousins; special friends, Barb and Matt Emch, Sharon and Bill DeLaney, and Don Clark. He was preceded in death by his brother, Clifford (Bud) Kraemer, and niece, Lynne Kraemer. Visitation and services by VFW Post #3265 were held September 3, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home. Funeral services were held September 4, with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Interment was in Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Humane Society or an organizatin of the donor’s choice.
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AILIE O’LEARY
Ailie O’Leary died August 25, 2008, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born as Ailie Wilhelmina Akkala on December 8, 1910, in Eben Junction on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, to Finnish immigrant parents. In addition to raising a family, she was a dedicated first grade teacher for more than three decades at Navarre, Raymer and Edgewater schools. She liked to say that all her students would be reading by Christmas. Her first students in the UP spoke only Finnish. She was a devoted member of Messiah Lutheran Church, an avid bridge player, enthusiastic reader and enjoyed the challenge of Jeopardy. Throughout her life, Ms. O’Leary maintained her quick sense of humor. She was known as an excellent cook by family and friends. Upon retirement, she and her husband spent summers at their small cottage on Lake Superior, where she enjoyed competing with her husband, Joe, for the largest catch of lake trout. She is survived by her children, Margaret McHugh, Joseph O’Leary (Annie Petroff), John O’Leary (Gloria Bond); 11 grandchildren; 20 greatgrandchildren; nieces, Joan Myefski and Phyllis Bogarin, and nephews, David Akkala and John Lindholm. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, on 1989. She also was preceded in death by her son-inlaw, James McHugh. A resurrection service was held on Saturday, September 6, at 11 a.m., in Messiah Lutheran Church, 4703 North Summit Street, Toledo. Interment was private. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be given to Messiah Lutheran Church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.




LINDA ADAMSKI

Linda A. Adamski, 53, died Monday, August 25, 2008, in St. Anne Mercy Hospital. She was born July 18, 1955, in Toledo, to Donald and Anne (Gozdowski) Adamski. She worked both in the medical field as an office assistant and also in the Catholic Church as a church musician. As a talented church musician, she was the organist at various Catholic churches in the area which included St. Richard in Swanton, Our Lady of Lourdes, St. Jude and most recently St. John the Baptist. She also enhanced liturgies and ceremonies with her vocals. Among her peers, she was known as “The Voice.” She enjoyed nature and wildlife. Ms. Adamski is survived by her siblings, Matthew (Kathy) Adamski, Steven (Patricia) Adamski, Sharon (Ronald) Van Buskirk, Donald (Michelle) Adamski, Karen (Richard) McFarland; cousin, Kathy Avedisian and special friends, Brian Smith and the Rev. Mark Herzog. A Funeral Mass was celebrated August 29, at 11 a.m., in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Arrangements were made by the Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe. Memorial donations may be given to St. John the Baptist School Scholarship Fund 2729 124th Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611.
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JOHN COUSINO

John H. Cousino, 72, of Toledo, died Monday, August 25, 2008. He was born in Toledo, to Loyd and Dora (Veler) Cousino. He was a police officer for the City of Toledo for 26 years, retiring in 1990. Mr. Cousino served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #40 and Toledo Police Retirees. In the past, he enjoyed playing hockey and ice skating. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carol (Grzymkowski); daughter, Callie Jo (Tom Jr.) Smith; grandson, Nolan Smith; brothers, Paul, Glen, Harold, and Roy Cousino, and sisters, Mary Matsumoto and Dorothy Palmer. FOP services were held August 27, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home. Visitation and a funeral mass were held August 28, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Interment was private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, 2500 North Reynolds Road, Toledo, Ohio 43615.



ATHANASEA “AGNES” LEWANDOWSKI

Athanasea “Agnes” Lewandowski, 88, died Thursday, August 14, 2008, at the home of her daughter, Carolyn Kuhar, where she had resided for more than two years. She was born in Toledo, on October 28, 1919, to Nicholas and Mae Elizabeth Sterger. She married Daniel Harry Lewandowski on October 18, 1938. She was employed as a waitress for 28 years at the Northwood Inn and Villa restaurants. She was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral and enjoyed participating at various food workshops in preparation for the annual Greek American Festival. She also was active with the Philoptochos Society and received the Mother of the Year Award from the society in May 2002. Ms. Lewandowski is survived by her daughters, Carolyn (Michael) Kuhar and Susan (Fredrick) Clement; grandchildren, Michael (Diana) Kuhar, Deborrah (Chris) Trznadel, Blacque Clement, Nicole (Michael) Kane, and Bradley (Rose) Clement; five great-grandchildren; sister, Crystal “Margie” Rogers; brother, Stanley Sterger, and 12 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband in February 1979. She also was preceded in death by her siblings, George, Elmer, Marie, Christopher and Thomas, and brotherin- law, John Rogers. Visitation was held August 17, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with Trisagion Prayers. Funeral services were held August 18, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, with the Rev. Aristotle W. Damaskos officiating. A Feast of the Soul followed the funeral services. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park. Those wishing to extend memorials of sympathy are asked to consider Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 802 North Superior Street, Toledo, Ohio, 43604
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DOROTHY PITZEN
Dorothy A. (Thomsen) Pitzen, 81, of the Point/Shoreland Community), died Tuesday, August 12, 2008. She was born in Toledo, in 1927, to James and Christina (Lyng) Thomsen. She worked for 21 years in the warehouse for the former Lanes Drug Store, where she retired in 1988. She is survived by her daughter, Ivy (Dorman) Peterson; three grandchildren, five step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Helen, and special adopted daughter and son-in-law, Charlene (Bill) Pandi. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace “Wally” Pitzen in 2007. She also was preceded in death by her son, Edward; three brothers and one sister. A joint memorial visitation was held for Wally and Dorothy Pitzen on Saturday, August 23, from 2 to 6 p.m., at RiverPoint Ministries United Methodist Church, 2862 131st Street, Toledo. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Those wishing to make a contribution in Mrs. Pitzen’s name are asked to consider the Toledo Society for the Blind, 1002 Garden Lake Parkway, Toledo, Ohio 43614.


WINIFRED JOHNSON
Winifred A. Johnson, 99, of Toledo, died Sunday, August 17, 2008, in the Glendale Assisted Living Center. She worked as a food supervisor for the Toledo Mental Health Center for 15 years, retiring in 1974. She also was a member of Northpoint Church of the Nazarene. She is survived by her daughters, Shirley Feehan and June (Larry) Jackson; grandchildren, Dawn (Larry) Scott and James (Barbara) Feehan; greatgrandchildren, Michael Saam, Jennifer (Jerry) Peabody, Matthew Feehan, Nicole and Megan Scott, and great-great-granddaughter; Jaylin Peabody. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert, in 1967, and brother and sister- in-law, Willis and Alice Harman. Funeral services were held August 22, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steven Salyers officiating. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Humane Society, Heartland Hospice or Northpoint Church of the Nazarene, 5825 Suder Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43611.
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DONALD LAYTART
Donald K. Laytart, 81, of Toledo, died Friday, August 15, 2008. He was born in Toledo, to Arthur and Laura (Strub) Laytart. Mr. Laytart was a welder/machinist for more than 40 years for various railroads; Toledo Terminal, Detroit Toledo Shore Line Railroad and Canadian National Railroad, retiring in 1989. He served his country during World War II in the United States Army. He was a VFW lifetime member at large. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and working crossword puzzles. He also enjoyed being outdoors. Mr. Laytart is survived by his wife of 47 years, Marjorie (Slates); children, Deborah (Dan) Russell, Jerry (Monica) Lohmeyer, Donald Laytart, II, Tina (Jim) Fisher, Marguerite (Dave) Watkins, and Jill (Bill) Trendel; 12 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. A memorial visitation was held Wednesday, August 20, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.




JOAN ASHMAN

Joan Helene Ashman died August 8, 2008, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Joan was born May 11, 1931, to Stephen and Kathryn Honisko. On October 21, 1950, she married Harry Ashman, Jr. She was employed at Libbey Glass for 30 years. After her retirement in 1989, she worked for several years as a product demonstrator at several stores, including Kroger’s, where she enjoyed meeting and visiting with all the customers. She was a long-time parishioner of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and was a past president of the Woman’s Altar Rosary Society. She also was a member of the Golden Emblem Club and Board One of the Democratic Party. Ms. Ashman enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, traveling to Las Vegas with her husband, meeting with her many friends and cheering on her favorite teams, the Detroit Tigers and the Michigan Wolverines. She is survived by her sons, Tom, Ron (Kim), Jim (Sharon), Steve (Jenny); daughters, Suzan, Nancy (Joe) Hendricks and Kathy (Rob) Amborski; 14 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; brother, Don (Gail) Honisko; sister and brother-in-law, John and Mary Ann Wingate, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry, on July 2, 2008. A Scripture Service was held August 11, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home. Funeral services were held August 12, in the funeral home, followed by a Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with Father Gerald Chmiel officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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GAIL BUTLER
Gail D. Butler, 49, of the Point/Shoreland Community, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 24, 2008, in her home. She enjoyed reading and crafting, and spending time with people, especially her nieces and nephews. She is survived by her father, Arthur Butler; brother, Curt (Brenda) Butler; sisters, Jane (Rick Hemple) Schill and Sally Butler; two nieces; four nephews, and many extended family members. She was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara Butler, in 2002. All services were private. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.




GRACE NELSON

Grace I. Nelson died in her home in Fort Myers, Florida, on July 21, 2008. She was born in Long Island, New York, on March 9, 1935, to Theodore and Ethel Hermann. In 1946, her family relocated to Toledo. She then worked as a commercial artist at Libbey Glass, where she met her future husband, Robert Nelson. In her spare time, Grace volunteered for the Woodward Band and the Board of Elections for Toledo and Fort Myers for more than 30 years. She moved to Fort Myers in 2001, where she held the title of activities director of Royal Palm Village. She was an illustrator of children’s books for Two Sisters Publishing Company which she and her sister, Vivian Cook, founded. In search for inspiration on their last book together, the sisters embarked on a trip to Alaska. She enjoyed traveling, especially to the Hawaiian Islands. Ms. Nelson is survived by her children, Michael (Robin) Nelson, Valorie (Brian Mahas) Archibeque, Steven (Ann) Nelson and Karen Nelson; grandchildren, Amanda (Allen) Encalado, Katie, Krista and Keith Langlois, Sean and Taylor Nelson; sister, Vivian (David) Cook, and former son-in-law, Keith Langlois. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, in 1994. Visitation was held Saturday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., 5300 North Summit Street, where funeral services began at 2 p.m..
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NORMAN SYDNOR
Norman D. Sydnor, 75, died July 16, 2008, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. A native of Troy, Missouri, he moved to Toledo in the early 1960s. He served in the U.S. Army, where he was honorably discharged. Mr. Sydnor retired from Ford Motor Company in 1999 after 32 years of service. He was a member of Southern Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife and caregiver, Sara Sydnor; daughter, Barbara Jordan; son, Norman Sydnor Jr., both of St. Louis, Missouri; son, Allen (Meme) Sydnor; stepsons, Andre of St. Louis, James and Myron Fitchpatric; stepdaughters, Tonya Mershon of Chicago, Illinois, Carla Stokes and Michelle Nelson, 19 grandchildren, special grandchild, Mylisha Fitchpatric; nieces, Karol Crockrell, Susan Sydnor of St. Louis, Vanessa Sydnor, Barbara Luckett, Mercedes Perryman; special niece, Maxine Moore; nephew, Don Sydnor; special cousin, Judi (Tim) Norris of Ecorse, Michigan; sisters-in law, Alleyn Sydnor, Charlesena Smith and Betty Link, and many other relatives. He was preceded in death by one son, two sisters and six brothers. A wake service was held July 23, at the Dale-Riggs Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were held July 24, at Southern Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Wormley officiating. Burial was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
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CHARLES TANDLER
Charles E. Tandler, 78, of the Point/Shoreland community, died Tuesday, July 22, 2008. In 1929, he was born in Toledo, to Charles and Edna (Bohnsack) Tandler. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. Mr. Tandler worked as a tool and die maker for Champion Spark Plug for 25 years, where he retired in 1992. He is survived by his wife, Betty (Beekman); children, Rick (Joanne), Steve Sr. (Linda), Mark (Valerie), and Russell (Katina) Tandler, Debbie (Rich) Wilkinson, David Venzke, Diana (Jerry) Porach, and Doris (Terry) Hansen; 28 grandchildren; 25 greatgrandchildren, and sister, Esther Hewitt. He was preceded in death by his former wife, Judith; son, Scott Tandler; daughter, Jean Tandler, and sister, Dorothy Rausch. All services were private. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.


HAROLD CRAMER
Harold E. Cramer, 80, of Toledo, died in St. Vincent Medical Center on Wednesday, July 9, 2008. He was born to Ray and Mary Alice Nye. Mr. Cramer was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion and the Swing Fevers Square Dancing Club for many years. He also enjoyed photography and home woodworking projects. He is survived by his children, Debra (David) Koster, Connie (Mark) Scheiber, Sandra (William) Gunkel and Tina (John) Kirtos; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Juanita (Clarence) Dye and Viola Grochowski; brother, Gene (Helen) Cramer, and sister-in-law, Florence Crowley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris, in 1984, and his brother, Frank. Visitation was held July 13, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home. Funeral services were held graveside at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park on Monday, July 14, with the Rev. Mark Scheiber officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Humane Society, 1920 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, Ohio 48537.
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PATRICIA SIWAJEK
Patricia T. Siwajek, of the Point/Shoreland Community, died Friday, July 11, 2008. She was born in Toledo, to James and Frances (Wetzel) Wozniak. She worked for more than 40 years for Key Bank within a variety of departments. She and her husband Ronald enjoyed many adventures while traveling together. After his death, she continued to travel with her friends. She is survived by her children, James (Jean), Timothy (Shellie) and Patricia Siwajek; sister, Doris (Howard) Rudey; grandchildren, Cindy (Matt) Steffin and Michael Siwajek; greatgrandchildren, Samantha Siwajek, Allison and David Steffin. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ronald, and sister, Ruth Wozniak. Visitation and a Scripture service were held July 13, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. A Funeral Mass was held July 14, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with the Rev. Joseph Steinbauer officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.




HARRY ASHMAN JR.

Harry E. Ashman, Jr., age 80, a long-time Point Place resident, died Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at the Toledo Hospital. He was born on August 20, 1927, to Alma and Harry Ashman Sr. He was a U.S. Army veteran. For 30 years, he was employed as senior buyer for the Dana Corporation until his retirement in 1986. Mr. Ashman was an active parishioner of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church for more than 50 years. He also was a former treasurer for Board One of the Democratic Party, a member of the Libbey Golden Emblem Club and an active member of VFW Post 3265. He spent many vacations in Las Vegas with his wife of 58 years, Joan. He enjoyed many sports, especially golf, and will be remembered as a loyal Maize and Blue Michigan man and Detroit Tiger fan. He is survived by his wife, Joan; sons, Tom, Ron (Kim), Jim (Sharon), and Steve (Jenny); daughters, Suzan, Nancy (Joe) Hendricks, and Kathy (Rob) Amborski; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Ann (John) Wingate; brother-inlaw, Don (Gail) Honisko, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, George Ashman. A Scripture service was held July 6, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home. Funeral services began in the funeral home on July 7, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with Father Thomas Wehinger officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
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WAYNE LEWIS
Wayne E. Lewis, 74, of Toledo, died July 4, 2008, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born September 24, 1933, in Toledo, to Gerald and Rose (Barron) Lewis. He met Shirley Leach at a skating rink in downtown Toledo and they were married one year later on January 14, 1956, in Toledo. He worked for Norfolk Southern Railroad for 37 years. He enjoyed playing softball, horseshoes, ping pong and bowling. After retiring from the railroad, Mr. Lewis worked for National Car Rental for the past 15 years. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; children, William (Karin) Lewis; Wayne Lewis; Dawn Lewis and Thomas (Leslie) Lewis, all of Toledo, five grandchildren, and three greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Kate Huffer, and brother, Jerry Lewis. Funeral services were held July 9, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Revs. Clayton Stone and Al Higgins officiating. Interment was private. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


HOMER ROGERS JR.
Homer Edward Rogers, Jr., formerly of Toledo, died in the Fulton County Health Center on Thursday, June 26, 2008. He worked as a plumber’s helper and enjoyed his hobby of model airplanes. He was a member of the Weak Signals and the Flying Tiger Model airplane clubs. Mr. Rogers is survived by his children; Thomas (Jennifer) Rogers, Roberta Shiffler, Elizabeth Rogers, three grandchildren, mother, Erma Rogers; siblings; Sharon (Dennis) Farmer, Barbara (Bill) Sparling, Vicki (Steve) George, James (Elizabeth) Rogers and Jerry (Annette) Rogers. He was preceded in death by his father, Homer E. Rogers Sr. Graveside services were held July 12, at 11 a.m., in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park, with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home. Memorial tributes may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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JOHN DANYI

John R. Danyi, 64, of the Point/Shoreland Community, died Sunday, July 6, 2008. He was born in Toledo, to Joseph and Theresa (Szabo) Danyi. Mr. Danyi was an electrician for 39 years, working out of Local 8 IBEW and more recently, Lake Erie Electric in Bowling Green, Ohio. He enjoyed gardening with his wife, Mary, and metal detecting for lost treasures. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Mary (Lanning); children, Richard (Jennie) and Vincent (Stephanie) Danyi, and Jacquelyn (William) Lucius; grandchildren, Brittany, Bailee, Ariel, Jonathan, Alexis, Alyssa, Anya and R.J.; brothers, Joseph (Marti) and Robert Danyi; sister, Dolores Schroder, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Ken and Tom Danyi. Funeral services were held July 10, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Scott Isham officiating. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Shelton Park Church of God or American Red Cross.
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NANCY (BARGER) MIECZKOWSKI-BRIGGS

Nancy J. (Barger) Mieczkowski-Briggs, 63, of the Point/Shoreland Community died Monday, June 23, 2008. She was born to Robert and Jeanne (Snyder) Barger in Norman, Oklahoma, on June 16, 1945. She was a sales representative for Estee Lauder and Revlon. She also was a playground monitor at Fort Meigs Elementary School, co-leader of Girl Scout Troop #798, and a member of American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Troy-Webster Post #240. She was involved in many organizations which allowed her to share her gift of mercy and compassion with others. She was a model for Walbridge and Bellg Agency during the 1970s. She enjoyed photography, listening to country music, travel and boating on Lake Erie. She is survived by her children, Kim (Terry) Lanning and Kevin (Kathy) Mieczkowski; grandchildren, Kirsten (Jason), Kyle, and Kelsie; great-granddaughter, Kalie; parents; nieces and nephews, Grant (Beth), Sandra, and Alyssa. She was preceded in death by her sister, Sandra Grohowski; granddaughter, Kayla Mieczkowski; and her nephew, Stanley Grohowski. A Scripture Service was held June 26, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Prayers began in the funeral home on June 27, followed by a Funeral Mass at Regina Coeli Catholic Church, with Father James Auth officiating. Interment was in Restlawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
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HOWARD BOGDANSKI

Howard R. Bogdanski, 76, of the Point and Shoreland Community, died Sunday, June 22, 2008, at his home. He worked for COSCO Graphics for 43 years, retiring in 1993. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1950. Mr. Bogdanski was a member of the former Ambassador Baton and Drum Corps and played in the PAC Band for 50 years. He was a member of St. John’s the Baptist Catholic church, where he served as an usher. He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Korean War, and was a member of VFW Post 3265. He enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, and was a fan of the Detroit Tigers, and Notre Dame football. He also enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and tending to his yard. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Rose Ann; son, Bruce Bogdanski; daughters, Luann Bogdanski and Diane (Daryl Lukas) Jones; grandchildren, Delaney and Alex, and sister, Gloria Emerson. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert. VFW services were held June 25, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home. Prayers began in the funeral home on June 26, followed by services at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to ProMedica Hospice or the Polish American Concert Band, c/o treasurer, 911 Page Street, Toledo, Ohio 43608.


CATHERINE EISNOR
Catherine E. Eisnor of Point Place, died Friday, May 30, 2008, at Harborside of Point Place nursing home. She was born in Ontario, Canada, on March 5, 1912, to John and Alma Eagan. She retired from Tiedke’s as a security guard. She enjoyed people and animals. Ms. Eisnor is survived by her granddaughter, Shannan (Richard) Schultz, and great-grandson, Dan Schultz. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Eisnor; daughter, Dorothy (Jack) Schultz; sisters, Irene and Laura William, and grandson, Garry Watt. A small service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the family at 3126 North Erie Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611.
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NANCY NEWMAN

Nancy Newman, 59, formerly from Toledo, died Friday, June 6, 2008. She was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, on September 25, 1948, to David and Lucille (Large) Newman. She moved to Toledo, with her family as a child. She graduated from Libbey High School in 1966. She married her high school sweetheart, Bill Forrey, and they had three daughters. She worked as a physical therapy aide at the Toledo Hospital for 17 years. While in Toledo, she enjoyed playing softball and going to the family cottage on the Maumee River. She also enjoyed helping take care of her first grandchild, Brooke. In 1997, she moved to San Diego, California, to be near her daughters and granddaughter, where she lived for 11 years and continued to work as a physical therapy assistant. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and having “beach days” in Ocean Beach. She is survived by her daughters, Nanette (Scott) Curley, Cindy Forrey, and Julie Forrey; grandchildren, Brooke Wiewiora, Riley and Cooper Curley; siblings, David (Dee) Newman, Gary (Beth) Newman, Kathy Newman, Sandra (Dave) Matney and Andrew (Carol) Newman; brotherin- law, Vince Mills, and 10 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Forrey; parents, and her sister, Patricia Mills. Memorial visitation was held June 21, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with a Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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JOSEPH GRZYBOWSKI
Joseph P. Grzybowski, 73, of Point Place, died Saturday, May 31, 2008. He was born in 1935, to Alex and Stella (Czerwinski) Grzybowski. He worked for Libbey-Owens-Ford as a glassworker for 30 years, where he retired in 1985. He belonged to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. Mr. Grzybowski enjoyed playing his clarinet for family and friends, golfing and fishing. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sally (Williams); daughter, Kim (Jim) Collins; granddaughters, Clarissa (Jim) Bayer and Amanda (Mark) Rothermich; great-granddaughter, Haily Catherine Bayer “Apple Head;” sisters-inlaw, Lorraine Cary, Mary Meyers and Sharon Williams; brothers-in-law, Jerry Williams and Jim Werner, and cousin, Sharon Slowikowski. He was preceded in death by his twin sister, Josephine Light; brothers-in-law, Lloyd Cary and William Meyers, and sister-in-law, Joyce Werner. A Funeral Mass was held Saturday, June 7, at 10 a.m., at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, with the Rev. Joseph Vamos officiating. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 420 Sandusky Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611.


RUSSELL VANDERHORST
Russell F. VanderHorst, 61, died May 30, 2008, in the University of Toledo Medical Center. A lifelong Point Place resident, he was a graduate of Central Catholic High School. He was a Navy veteran, serving during the Vietnam era. After his Navy service, he returned to Toledo, working at the GM Powertrain Plant (Chevy), Bricklayers Union Local #3, General Mills, and Rescue Crisis Services, retiring in 2005. Mr. VanderHorst was an avid fisherman, reader and chess player. He liked being on the computer. He was a ham radio operator “KC8TVV,” enjoyed astronomy, playing poker and was a junior league hockey coach in the 1970s. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Shirley; children, Russell (Carolyn) VanderHorst, David Vander- Horst, Brian VanderHorst, Matthew (Christy Feeback) VanderHorst, Kimberly VanderHorst and Lisa (Mike) Laraby; grandchildren, Michael and Devin Laraby; mother, Barbara VanderHorst; brother, Larry (Pat) VanderHorst, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Walter “PeeWee” VanderHorst and brother, Martin Vander- Horst. Funeral services were held June 3, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Interment was in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
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JOYCE WERNER

Joyce A. Werner, 76, died Wednesday, May 21, 2008. She was born on June 15, 1931, in Toledo, to Ernest and Clarissa Williams. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and worked for Jobst Institute for more than 20 years, retiring when they closed. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, James Werner; sons, Richard (Karen Dubose), Michael (Tommie); daughters, Cathy (Rick) King, Cindy Christian, Carole (Tim) Abbeglen, Tina (Matthew) Cannon; grandchildren, Damian, Allison and Emily Kellner, Zach Werner, Karlie and Mikey Werner, Robin Estes, Jamie Carter, Nikki Westergaard, Nathan Christian, Kellie and Korey Abbeglen, Justin and Jacob Cannon; great-grandchildren, Paris, Madison and Zach Werner, Kayla, Mallerie and Cameron Estes; daughterin- law; Karen Werner; sisters, Lorraine Carey, Mary Meyers, Sally (Joe) Gryzbowski; brother, Jerry (Sharon) Williams; sistersin- law, Natalie Werner, Jane Werner; brother-in-law, John (Thelma) Werner, and many special nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass was celebrated on May 24, in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with the Rev. Thomas Wheinger officiating. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Summit at 126th Streets.
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HELEN SNYDER
Helen H. Snyder, 99, of Sylvania, Ohio, died Friday, May 23, 2008. She was born in Findlay, Ohio, in 1908, to Dey Paul and Jessie (Smith) Haley. She worked 30 years as a sales clerk for the former Lane’s Drug Company, where she retired in 1973. She was a member of River- Point Ministries United Methodist Church and a past member of Lotus Chapter No. 477 Order of Eastern Star. She is survived by her children, Patricia (Gene) Scanes and Daniel (Joella) Synder; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers; and two sisters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; son, James; three brothers and one sister. Funeral services were held May 28, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Cecelia Sledge officiating. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice.


ELISE SIEGEL
Elise L. Siegel, 93, formerly of Point Place, died Saturday, May 24, 2008. She was born in 1915, in Stockholm, Sweden, to Ernest and Elin (Sondberg) Widlund. She had worked for a total of 10 years; first, at the Toledo Police Department as a stenographer then transferring to the Water Reclamation Division of the City of Toledo, where she retired in 1974. She belonged to Salem Lutheran Church for 83 years, and to the former Swedish Lodge and Scandinavian Lodge. She enjoyed solving crossword puzzles, golfing and bowling. She is survived by her children, Brian (Jane) Siegel, James (Marcia) Siegel, and Gary (Jeannette) Siegel; grandchildren, Julie (Rick) Deal, Jill Siegel, Jennifer (Geremy) McConnell, and James Siegel; greatgrandson, Connor McConnell; sister-in-law, Betty Widlund, and cousin, Florence Brown. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, in 1981, and brothers, Erik and Ernest Widlund. Funeral services were held May 29, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Salem Lutheran Church, 1125 North Huron Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604; or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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ROBERT EAGAN

Robert “Bob” E. Eagan, 90, of the Point/Shoreland Community, died Sunday, May 18, 2008. He was born in Logansport, Indiana, to Alfred and Gertrude (Roach) Eagan. He worked for Lee Williams Meat Market as the store manager/meat cutter; he started when they were first opened and retired in 1982. He served in World War II as a Navy Seebee in the 68th NCB. He was active at the American Legion Conn-Weissenberger Post #587 and the Point Place VWF #3265. He and his family attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mr. Eagan is survived by his wife of 50 years, Betty (Deinoerfer); children, John Eagan, and Debra (Jeff) Dudek; grandchildren, Nicholas and Katelyn Dudek, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, George, Joseph, Paul and Jim Eagan, and sisters, Dorothy Sauers and Mary Grace Nix. A Scripture Service was held May 21, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Prayers began in the funeral home on May 22, followed by a funeral mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with the Rev. Thomas Wehinger officiating. Entombment was in Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Caring Visiting Nurse and Hospice or to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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DONALD GRENIER
Donald “Boom Boom” Grenier, 75, of the Point Place Community died Tuesday, April 29, 2008, in Heartland of Perrysburg. A tool and die maker for Doehler Jarvis Corporation for 36 years, he also worked for his son-in-law at Mallory Pattern Co. for more than 10 years. The son of Daniel and Margaret (Holmes) Grenier, he was born October 11, 1932, in Adrian, Michigan. On March 21, 1953, he married Marilyn Beallas in Ottawa Hills. He enjoyed fishing, boating, hunting and the outdoors. He was a long time member of River View Yacht Club in Toledo. He is survived by his wife of more than 56 years, Marilyn; children, Donald (Teresa) Grenier, Debbie (Ken) Nowaczyk, Barb (Al) Antoine; grandchildren, Karrie, Krista, Ashley, Crissy and Matt; nine greatgrandchildren; sister, Doris (Bill) Pylant, and brother, Dick (Cathy) Duve. Visitation and funeral services were held May 1, in the Bedford Funeral Chapel, Temperance, Michigan, with services by the River View Yacht Club. Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice or to a charity of the donor’s choice.


ROBERT TOBIAN
Robert Lawrence Tobian, 46, died unexpectedly on May 16, 2008. He is survived by his daughter, Ambre Rose; parents, Robert and Helen (Heck) Tobian; siblings, Christine (Greg Wieczorek, Audrey and Travis), Kevin (Valerie and Victoria); Susan (Jason), and grandfather, Clarence Heck.
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ROSE CHRZANOWSKI
Rose E. Chrzanowski, 92, died May 17, 2008, in her home. She was born in Blissfield, Michigan, to Joseph and Mary (Jurasek) Halubik on December 26, 1915. She worked 24 years in production for Electric Auto Lite. She had two monumental events in her life; she rode in a tree trimmer bucket (cherry picker) that took her 60 feet in the air; the other event was when she took her first ride on a motorcycle. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roman, in 1983; four sisters and three brothers. A Rosary Service was held May 20, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Prayers began in the funeral home on May 21, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with the Rev. Thomas Wehinger officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Tributes may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Building Fund, Summit and 124th streets, Toledo, Ohio 43611.


ROBERT LAGRANGE
Robert “Bob” E. LaGrange, 85, of Point Place, died Sunday, May 18, 2008, while at Hospice of Northwest Ohio-Perrysburg Center. He was born in Toledo, to LaVerne and Bertha (Munson) LaGrange in 1923. He worked 40 years as an independent dispatcher for Interstate, Hennis, Spector, and retired from Freightways Trucking in 1989. He was a decorated World War II Army veteran; European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with two Bronze Stars; World War II Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal with Germany Clasp, American Campaign Medal, and Good Conduct Medal. He was a life member of Point Place VFW Post #3265, and American Legion Post #110. He was a 32nd Degree Mason at the Damascus/Collingwood Lodge No. 643 F&AM as well as a Shriner, and past member of the Scottish-Rite Drum and Bugle Corps. He enjoyed oil paining, fishing and gardening. Mr. LaGrange is survived by his children, Randy (Cely) LaGrange of Wilmington, North Carolina and Renee (Kenny) Klinger of Trout Creek, Montana; daughter-in-law, Barb LaGrange of Toledo; grandchildren, Colleen (Ryan) Reed, Bobby (Julie) LaGrange, Kristy LaGrange of Toledo, and Andy and Ryan LaGrange of Wilmington. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Carol Sue, on December 23, 2007. He also was preceded in death by his eldest son, Robert LaGrange, on November 23, 2007. Masonic and VFW services were held May 21, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Funeral services were held May 22, in the funeral home, with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post# 3265, 5416 North Summit Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611.
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ROBERT FAIRBAIRN
Robert J. “Bob” Fairbairn, 81, of Oregon, Ohio, died Monday, May 5, 2008, at the Sacred Heart Home. Born in Highland Park, Michigan on December 5, 1926, he was the son of Thomas and Marie (Snay) Fairbairn. He moved to Toledo, (Point Place) and attended grade school at St. John the Baptist, where he met his future wife, Agnes. They married in 1949, and raised their family in Point Place. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. Fairbairn was a self-employed organist and repairman. His love for the organ and music was apparent in his life as he played and directed choir for several Toledo area Catholic churches over the years. He also was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. In 1996, he and his wife moved to the Sacred Heart Home (Little Sisters of the Poor). He is survived by his children, Sr. Katherine Fairbairn, L.S.P., Jeanne (Terry) Sherman, George (Marianne), John (Maureen), Edward Fairbairn, Rebecca (Kevin) Homer, Constance (Chuck) Newell; brothers, Thomas and Charles Fairbairn; grandchildren, Colleen (Robert) McFarland, Michael Sherman, Josie and Jacob Fairbairn, Daniel Kutchey, Amanda Homer, Chris, Curtis and Charlie Newell. He was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes, and sister, Elizabeth (Robert) Young. Funeral services were held May 8, at the Sacred Heart Home Chapel followed by interment at St. Ignatius Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home. Memorial tributes may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 South Wynn Road, Oregon, Ohio.


LISA GEINER
Lisa S. Geiner, 43, died unexpectedly on Friday, May 9, 2008. She was born in Toledo, to Frank and Jean (Helfrich) Daig, Jr. in 1965. She was a homemaker and enjoyed listening, singing and dancing to classic Rock n Roll. She was an avid fan of Dale Earnhart, Jr. and NASCAR racing. Mrs. Geiner was a member of Alexis Congregational Church. She is survived by her husband of 21 years, Jeff; son, Wesley; sister, Julie (Mike) Miller; mother-inlaw, Elaine (William) Norman; father-in-law, Robert (Anna) Geiner; many brothers- in-law and sisters-inlaw; many nieces and nephews; special friends, Ruth, Tammy and Becky. She was preceded in death by her son, A. J.; her parents, and brother, Frank “Ben” Daig III. Funeral services were held May 14, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ed Fairchild officiating. Entombment was in Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
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HELEN “BOO BOO” MICHALSKI

Helen “Boo Boo” L. Michalski, 84, died Sunday, May 11, 2008. She was born in Toledo, to Felix and Josephine (Gregorek) Nowak in 1923. She worked for 10 years in accounts payable for Gulf States Paper; she retired in 1980. Her creative side was expressed in the crafts she made and the flowers she cultivated in her garden, especially roses. She served as a Girl Scout leader, and belonged to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. She also was a member of the Mi- John Bowling League and served as league secretary. She enjoyed playing bingo and camping. Mrs. Michalski is survived by her husband of 58 years, “Pa” Leonard Michalski; children, Sandy (Al) Brady, Karen (Denny) Kerekes, and Terry (Kim) Michalski; grandchildren, Shelly (Lon) Stender, Rick (Gail) Kerchevall, Amy (Pat) Measles, Rhonna Kerchevall, Chris (Amy) Kerchevall, Jason (Tracy) Kerchevall, Joshua Kneller; Jacob (Nikki) Michalski, Stefani Michalski, and Carly Michalski, and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Emil and Edward Nowak, and sister, Henrietta Semeniw. A Rosary service was held May 13, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Prayers began in the funeral home on Wednesday, May 14, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Interment was in Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Breast Cancer or St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.


GERTRUDE BELLA
Gertrude “Gertie” C. Bella, 90, died Wednesday, April 30, 2008. She was born in 1917, in Toledo, to Albert and Madeline (Burger) Webber. She was the cook for 50 years at Webbers Restaurant in Erie, Michigan, where she retired in 2000. She enjoyed embroidery and made treasures for her family to cherish. She also enjoyed working in her yard and caring for her garden. She was a member of American Legion Lynn C. Weeman Post #514. Ms. Bella graduated from Point Place High School and from the former Warren’s Beauty School. She served as the representative of the Goerlich Center for the 2003 “My Fair Lady” pageant at the Lucas County Fair. She is survived by her daughters, Nancy (Charles) Brown-Schott, Theresa Bella, and Mary (Michael) Maciolek; grandchildren, Christopher (Susan) Brown, and Brian Maciolek; stepgrandchildren, Ann (Jack) Lundquest, Susan (Kevin) Shammo, Charles (Lisa) Schott, and Peggy Schott; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex; two sisters and one brother. A Rosary service was held May 4, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Prayers began in the funeral home on May 5, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with the Rev. Richard Philposki officiating. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Ida, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
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CHARLES “CHUCK” KWIATKOWSKI

Charles “Chuck” J. Kwiatkowski, 83, died Wednesday, April 30, 2008. He was born in Toledo, in 1924, to Theodore and Frances (Kropaczewski) Kwiatkowski. He worked for more than 38 years as a stationary engineer for the Jeep Corporation and retired in 1980. He served in the United States Air Force during World War II in the European African Middle Eastern Theater. In December 1944, he was wounded in action and was presented the Purple Heart. He was the past commander of Buddy Frankowski VFW Post 5530. He enjoyed playing pinochle at the VFW with his fellow comrades. He also enjoyed his work outs at the health club, fishing on Lake Erie and hunting with his friends. There were always fresh vegetables at the Kwiatkowski house because of his green thumb. Mr. Kwiatkowski is survived by his wife of 62 years, Juanita (Walter); children, Tom (Pat) Kwiatkowski, Michael Kwiatkowski and Marsha (Michael) Samberg; five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Ellen; sisters, Esther and Elsie, and brother, Dave. Rosary and VFW services were held May 4, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Prayers began in the funeral home on May 5, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist

DENNIS MYERS
Dennis “Denny” L. Myers, 59, died unexpectedly on Thursday, April 24, 2008, in his home. He was born in Toledo, in 1948, to Ray and Juliamae (Campbell) Myers. Mr. Myers was the assistant produce manager for the past five years at Marsh Grocery Store in Indianapolis, Indiana. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam era while stationed in Korea. He was an avid fan of baseball, especially the Detroit Tigers. He is survived by his mother, Juliamae Myers; children, Jennifer (Don) Samuels, Jonathan Myers, and Joseph Myers. Funeral services were held May 1, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ed Fairchild officiating. Interment was in North Oregon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alexis Road Congregational Church or the American Heart Association.
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KATHERINE HEAD
Katherine E. Head, 86, of Toledo, died Sunday, April 20, 2008. She was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, in 1921, to John and Adeline (Steger) Ahl, Jr. She worked in housekeeping for 20 years at the Spitzer Building, retiring in 1994. She enjoyed drawing and making crafts. Ms. Head is survived by her children, Carol Morgan, Roy (Wilma) Head, Jr., John (Debra) Head, Joyce (Matthew) Keith, David (Debra) Head; 18 grandchildren. and 34 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her former husband, Roy Head, Sr., and son, Robert Head. Funeral services were held April 26, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park.


DORIS KURUCZ
Doris A. Kurucz, 83, of Sun City Center, Florida, died April 29, 2008, at the home of her daughter in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Emma and Roy Durney. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she married Tibor Kurucz on December 11, 1942. She was a graduate of Waite High School and attended Davis Business College. She was retired from Ohio State University and moved to Sun City Center, in 1985. She and her husband spent recent summers in Harrisburg, with their family. In addition to her numerous activities to support her children as a Girl Scout leader and den mother, she was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in her community. She enjoyed roller skating, dancing, knitting, sewing and cross-stitch. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Tibor; children, Kenneth (Kathy) of Walbridge, Ohio, Karen Kester of Sun City Center, Ronald of Scottsdale, Arizona, Kathleen (Ken) Criscio of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Christine (David) Currier of Mesa, Arizona, Richard of Waynesville, Ohio, Susan (Mark) DiSanto of Harrisburg, Barbara (Richard) Olson of Saline, Michigan, and Deborah (Craig) Muehlbach of Downingtown, Pennsylvania; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; step-grandchildren; sister, Alice Oberly of Temperance, Michigan, and many nieces and nephews. Services were private. Arrangements were made by the Neill Funeral Home of Harrisburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Doris and Tibor Kurucz Scholarship Fund at Trinity High School, 3601 Simpson Ferry Road, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania; Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, P.O. Box 266, Enola, Pennsylvania 17025 or the American Cancer Society, 3211 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110.
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LUCILLE DAWN
Lucille M. Dawn of the Point/Shoreland Community, died Friday, April 25, 2008. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, enjoyed camping, needlework, crocheting, cross-word puzzles and was a member of the 55+ club. She is survived by her children, Sharon (V.J.) Huffman, Kathryn (H. Wesley) Hazzard, Pat (Ric) White, William “Bill” (Kathy) Dawn; grandchildren, Jennifer (Kelly) Jenkins, Kristin Douge, Stacie (Don) Wachowiak, Ben (Brandy) Hazzard, James Hazzard, Melissa White and Joshua (Ryanne) White; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Jacob, Andrew, Zoe, Taryn and Taylee. She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Vincent (Bill) Dawn and grandson, Michael. A Scripture Service was held April 27, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home. Funeral services began April 28, in the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with Father Thomas Wehinger officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.




HAROLD “PETE” KERSCHNER JR.

Harold “Pete” R. Kerschner Jr., 59, of the Point/Shoreland community, died unexpectedly. He was born in 1948, in Toledo, to Harold Sr. and Blanche (Gilbert) Kerschner. He graduated from Waite High School, enlisted in the Army and became a radio relay operator in Vietnam, ranking SP4 with honorable discharge. He was employed for more than 38 years at Textileather as a machine operator and union steward. He enjoyed Harleys, Tai Chi, dancing, travel and nature. Mr. Kerschner is survived by his wife, Sharlene; sons, Joe, Doug (Jamie), and Nic (Laurie) Kerschner; stepsons, Brent (Brandy) and Kevin (Erin) Marriott; many grandchildren; sisters, Sherry (Bob) Hyott, Mary Sue (Robin) Utter; father and mother-in-law, Rolly and Ginny Herdter; sistersin- law, Marlene Nickels, Nadine (Gordon) Schmidt, and Darlene (Charlie) Caldwell; and brother-in-law, Gary (Sharion) Herdter; Aunt Nancy; cousins, nephews, nieces, and many extended family members. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Abby. A memorial visitation and service was held on Saturday, May 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., 5300 North Summit Street. (419.726.1583). Any contributions may be made to the family.
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LINDA ECKHART

Linda A. Eckhart, 55, of Point/Shoreland Community, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 23, 2008. She was born in Toledo, in 1952, to Daniel and Delores (Ronda) Foltynski. She worked as a secretary for the Toledo Board of Education for 15 years. She belonged to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on Summit and 124th streets in Toledo. She enjoyed caring for her flower garden. She is survived by her husband, James Marvec; son, D.J. (Jessica) Eckhart; step-children, Jim (Luann) Marvec, and Jenny (Jason) Clouse; grandchildren, Hunner, Masyn, Tanner, Zachary, Logan, Camryn, and Gavin, and brother, Daniel Foltynski. She was preceded in death by her parents, and daughter, Nicole Eckhart in 2004. Funeral services were held April 28, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with the Rev. Thomas Wehinger officiating. Interment was private. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial contributions may be made to the University of Michigan Motts Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


WILLIAM CLOSE
William R. “Bill” Close, 71, of the Point Shoreland Community, died Tuesday, April 22, 2008, in his residence. He worked as a firefighter for the City of Toledo for 22 years, retiring in 1988. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Heritage Baptist Church. He enjoyed bowling and golf and held the position of past president of the Toledo Bowling Association. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sylvia; children, Monica (Greg) Close, Mark (Sharyl) Close, grandchildren; Alexis, Chad, Asia, Christopher, Caisy, Joshua and Jacob, sister; Mildred Collier, stepbrother; Joseph Cluckey and stepsister; Iva Davis. He was preceded in death by two brothers. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 26, at 10 a.m., in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc, 5300 North Summit Street. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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JANET MINKE
Janet I. Minke, 67, died Saturday, April 19, 2008, at her home. She was born in Fremont, Ohio, in 1940, to Clarence and Charlotta (Wendt) Grodi. She was a homemaker and belonged to Messiah Lutheran Church, Chrysler Classic Car Club, and the Independent Order of Foresters. She enjoyed her spare time tending and caring for her flowers. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, John “Jack” Minke, Sr.; sons, John (Polly), Jr., David (Candy), and Bruce (Kimberly) Minke; grandchildren, Caitlin, Robert, Meaghan, Candice, and Lauren, and brother, James (Connie) Grodi. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services were held April 22, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Interment was private. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice.


DOROTHY RYBICKI
Dorothy A. (Miller) Rybicki, 94, of Plymouth, Michigan, and formerly of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, died Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at Plymouth Inn Assisted Care Living in Plymouth. She was born in Toledo, on September 11, 1913, to Joseph and Emma (Michaelis) Miller. She was a graduate of Notre Dame Academy. In 1948, she married Casper Rybicki. She worked as a clerical supervisor for Rossford ordnance for 15 years and had owned various apartment complexes and a motel while living in Fort Lauderdale. She is survived by her nephew, Robert (Dorothy) Welch of Perrysburg; greatnephews, Robert (Sally Straits) Welch, M.D. of Canton, Michigan, John (Sally) Welch of Perrysburg, and Matthew (Brenda) Welch of Perrysburg; 11 great-great-nieces and nephews, and eight greatgreat- great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Casper, in 1970. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, April 26, at 10 a.m., at St. Rose Catholic Church, 214 East Front Street, Perrysburg. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Witzler- Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Angela Hospice Home Care, Inc., 14100 Newburgh Road, Livonia, Michigan 48154.
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LEONA MURRAY

Leona Murray, 82, of Point Place, died unexpectedly on Friday, April 18, 2008, in her home. She was born in Bridgeport, Ohio, to Bruno and Pauline (Korn) Bitker in 1925. She worked for 30 years as a selector for Libbey Glass Company. She enjoyed spending a leisurely day shopping with family or friends. She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Adams, Linda (Tim) Adams, and Marcia Gradel; grandchildren, Crystal (Robert) Krueger, Aimee (Brian) Gentz, Lynn Lipp, Jennifer (Bob) Griffith, Todd (Christy) Adams, Wendy (Nick) Koch, Jessica Gradel and John Gradel III; 11 great-grandchildren, and sister, Helen Zoborski. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert Savage, in 1955, and Marvin Murray, in 1991, and twin brother, Leonard Bitker. There was no visitation and interment was private. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc.
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JOHN RUSSELL

John Russell, 92, of Point Place, died Friday, April 18, 2008, while at the Darlington House. He was born in Madison, Illinois, in 1915, to Kosta and Stella (Petro) Koeff. He worked as a pipeline operator for 50 years for Wolverine Pipeline, where he retired in 1983. He belonged to the Masonic Harbor Light Lodge #746 F&AM, for many years. He enjoyed tending to his rose garden. Mr. Russell is survived by his wife of 68 years, Bea (Davis); children, John (Pam) and James (Judy) Russell; grandchildren, Adrienne Radatke, Regan, Richard, and Catilan Russell, and Shawn (Rebekah) Snowddy, and great-grandchildren, Kailei Radatke and Audrey Snowddy. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jeanne Snowddy and sister, Margaret Henningsen. Funeral services were held April 24, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home , with the Rev. Emery Urban, Jr. officiating. Entombment was in Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Light Lodge or Darlington House.


RALPH BARLOW JR.
Ralph E. Barlow Jr., 65, of Perrysburg, died Tuesday, April 8, 2008. He served his country and was a decorated veteran. He worked for the past eight years as an armed security guard for GSSC. He was a member of American Legion Post #110 and FOE Aerie #2250 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Funeral services were private with entombment in Dayton Memorial Park. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home. Memorial tributes may be made to the American Heart Association.
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CHEYANNE SHIPMAN
Cheyanne L. Shipman, 14, died Wednesday, April 9, 2008. Cheyanne was a fierce player of UNO, enjoyed making crafts, anything ‘Scoobie Doo’; watching funny movies, singing and dancing to music and being with her family. She attended the former Oregon Bible Baptist Church until she could no longer go the distance and continued in her Bible studies at Lighthouse Baptist Church. She is survived by her parents; Michelle and T.J. Gilbertson; siblings, Justice Gilbertson, Steven Gilbertson, Raven Shipman, Angel Gilbertson, and Gerald “J.J.” Shipman; grandparents, Benny and Sharon Williford, and great-grandfather, M.L. Carpenter. Funeral services were held Sunday, April 13, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. David Stogsdill officiating. Interment was in Williamsburg, Kentucky. Memorial contributions may be made to the David R. Jasin Funeral Home on behalf of the family.
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JERRY EICHENBERG
Jerry “Pops” M. Eichenberg, 61, of north Toledo, died Wednesday, April 2, 2008. He was born in Toledo, on September 17, 1946, to Raymond and Annabelle (Ranville) Eichenberg.He worked for 35 years for the Canadian National Railroad as a carpenter, where he retired in 2004. In his younger years, he had worked as a mechanic with his father. He enjoyed boating on Lake Erie and taking long rides on his motorcycle. Known as a “Jack of all trades,” he also enjoyed his model train.Mr. Eichenberg is survived by his son, Skipper Eichenberg; mother, Annabelle; sisters, Shirley Harrison and Bonnie Randolph. He was preceded in death by his father and his brother-in-law, Clyde Harrison.There was no visitation. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc.Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.




THELMA FOX

Thelma J. Fox, 90, died Wednesday, April 2, 2008. She was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, to John and Effie Mae (Hague) Green. She married John Fox on July 3, 1937. She was a member of the Cass Road Baptist Church. She had been active with the PTA, Mother’s Club, and the Girl Scouts at Stickney Elementary School. She enjoyed traveling with friends and family.Mrs. Fox is survived by her husband of 70 years, John; children, Janice (Jim) Burnham and Linda Walczak; grandchildren, Carl and John (Eva) Hinkelman, Kenneth (Joanne Moore) Walczak and David (Sarah) Walczak; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Hanna and Jessica; nephews, Ronald and Russell Green, and niece Joan Davies. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Lawrence and Clyde Green, and grandson, Keven Walczak.Funeral services were held April 7, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Howard Thompson officiating. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park.Memorial contributions may be made to Cass Road Baptist Church, 1400 Cass Road, Toledo, Ohio 43614.
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MYRTLE VAN CAMP

Myrtle M. Van Camp, 86, of Toledo, died Tuesday, April 8, 2008. She was born in Toledo, to Mortimer and Myrtle (Bradley) on March 25, 1922.She was a member of RiverPoint Ministries United Methodist Church. She dedicated herself to many areas of church service throughout her lifetime. She enjoyed playing bingo with her friends.She is survived by her children, Thomas (Kathy) Van Camp, Sandy (Jerry) Beale, Marjorie (Donald) Kuhn, and Ronald (Linette) Van Camp; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Sr.; daughter, Beth Ann Van Camp; son, Tim Van Camp; four brothers and three sisters.Funeral services were held April 11, at RiverPoint Ministries United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Cecelia Sledge officiating. Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc.Memorial contributions may be made to RiverPoint United Methodist Church, 2862 131st Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611.


CAROL BEALE
Carol Ann Beale, 65, died Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at her home in Toledo. She was born August 16, 1942, to William and Faye Beale in Toledo. She attended Woodward High School and graduated from the University of Toledo with a bachelor of business administration and a doctorate of jurisprudence. She continued with her education by receiving her certified public accountant licensure. Ms. Beale was one of the first women to own a CPA firm. She was a partner at Shonebarger, Beale and Associates, where she continued working until her death.She was an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. She enjoyed flowers and nature.She is survived by her brothers, Gerald (Sandy) Beale Sr. and William Beale; nieces and nephews, Carolyn (Jon Rodenhauser) Smithers, Laura (Dean) Lohmann, Gerald Jr. (Julie) Beale and Kim (Chris) Chatman, great-nieces and nephews; Stephanie, Courtney, Kyle, Devon, Adam, Allison, Connor, Gabe, Kileigh, Maxim and Sophia. She was preceded in death by her mother, Faye Beale; brother, Robert Beale, and sister-in-law, Dianna Beale.A memorial service will be held at a later date at RiverPoint Ministries. Arrangements are being made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home.Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio; RiverPoint Ministries United Methodist Church, 2862 131st Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611, or to an organization of the donor’s choice.
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MARY LOU KESSLER

Mary Lou Kessler died March 25, 2008. She was born in Huntington, West Virginia, in May of 1930, to Opal and Ernest Via. She moved to Toledo with her family, where she graduated from Waite High School. It was there she met Harry Kessler, the boy next door. At an early age, they eloped and were married for 60 years.She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, where she was active with Sunday School, evangelism, Bible study, and funeral dinners.Mrs. Kessler enjoyed spending summers with her family at Devil’s Lake, taking boat rides at sunset and inner tube rides to the raft. She also enjoyed reading, sewing, quilting, gardening and politics. She was Toledo’s First Lady from 1971 to 1977, when her husband was mayor.She is survived by her children, Lynn (Bill) Shambarger, Hope (Cecil) Hastings, Jim (Patty) Kessler, and Michael (Mannette) Kessler; grandchildren, Ellie, Ann, Liz, Jenny, Jasin, Lyndsi, Lisa and Becky, and three great-grandchildren, Christopher, Will and Laura. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry.Funeral services were held March 31, at Messiah Lutheran Church, with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc.Those wishing to express their sympathy with a contribution are asked to consider Messiah Lutheran Church, Summit and 108th Streets, Toledo, Ohio 43611 or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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DONALD ERD
Donald J. Erd, 70, died Sunday, March 16, 2008, at Harborside in Sylvania. He was formerly a resident of Point Place for many years. He was born on September 25, 1937, to Charles and Angela (Goncz) Erd.
He was a graduate of Macomber High School and a U S. Air Force veteran. He worked at various barber shops in Toledo.
He is survived by his brother, Charles Erd; sister, Geraldine (Norman) Woda, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his infant brother, Gerald, and his brother, William Erd.
There was no visitation and burial was private. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements were made by the Strabler Funeral Home.




STEVEN JONES

Steven "Jonesie" E. Jones, 51, of the Point/ Shoreland community, died unexpectedly Saturday, March 15, 2008. He was born September 28, 1956, in Jackson, Mississippi, to Donald and Joyce (Fornicola) Jones.
He owned and operated Ship & Shore for 20 years; fiberglass restoration was his trade. He enjoyed living in Point Place, where he was surrounded by his favorite activity-anything that had to do with water. He also enjoyed bowling, boating, Rock and Blues concerts.
Mr. Jones is survived by his children, David (Dawn) Poupard, Desiree (Kent) Miller, and Dustin (Janae) Jones; grandchildren, Drew, Devyn, Skyler, Bella, and Jade; mother, Joyce Jones; brother, Howard "Sam" Jones; sister, Dawn Jones; and nephews, Daniel and Charles. He was preceded in death by his father, and brother, Donald.
Funeral services were held March 20, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Interment was private.
Those wishing to express their sympathy with a contribution are asked to consider Jasin Funeral Home on behalf of the family.
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FREDA HUNT
Freda "Janet" Hunt, 80, of Toledo, died March 6, 2008, at her home. She was born in Roseburg, Indiana, on September 26, 1927, to Herman and Stella Davis.
She graduated from Woodward High School in 1945 and married Bill Hunt, her high school sweetheart. Both were members of the American Legion Post 576. Mrs. Hunt enjoyed cooking family dinners, canning vegetables from their garden and was avid Ohio State University fan. Her favorite pastime was vacationing in Florida.
She worked for the Kroger Company for more than 35 years.
She is survived by her sister, Laverne Weigel; children, Charles (Elaine), Kay (Jim) Buchanan, and John (Karen); 12 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Charles "Bill" Hunt.
Funeral services were held March 10, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home with the Rev. Tom Fraser officiating. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to ProMedica Hospice 5200 Harroun Road, Sylvania, Ohio 43560.


JEFFREY KOSS
Jeffrey David Koss, 50, of the Point-Shoreland Community, died Friday March 7, 2008, at St. Vincent-Mercy Medical Center. He was born February 10, 1958, in Toledo, to James and Kathleen (Hensel) Koss, Sr. He was employed by Washington Township for 16 years, as the roads superintendent, and was a former member of the Washington Township Fire Department. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, especially Rusty Wallace.
He is survived by his daughter, Ashley Koss of Perrysburg; mother, Kathleen Koss of Toledo; sister, Karen Harbauer of Toledo; niece, Laura Cooper and nephew, Kenny Cunningham II. He was preceded in death by his father, and brothers, Douglas Koss, Jr. and James Koss, Jr.
Funeral services were held March 13, at the Blanchard-Strabler Funeral Home. Burial was in Restlawn Memorial Park.
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NIDA KUJAWA

NIDA KUJAWA
Nida J. Kujawa, 64, of the Point/Shoreland Community, died Friday, February 29, 2008. She lived her entire life in Toledo.
She worked for Fifth Third Bank for 31 years as a new account representative, retiring in 2004; but continued working selling Mary Kay cosmetics for the past eight years.
She was a member of the Bedford Church of the Nazarene, and enjoyed being involved with the church family. She volunteered at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, Norm, especially in the eastern and southeast United States. She also enjoyed golfing and reading.
Mrs. Kujawa is survived by her husband of 27 years, Norman Kujawa; children, Bridget (Ronald) Tate, Matthew (Myrna) Fellers, Andrea Ohrt, Renee (Matt) Kalmbach, and Patrick Kujawa; grandchildren, Shane, Brandy, Kristin, Ryan, Keller, Kamden, and Emma; step-mother, Zona Alspaugh; brother-in-law, Kenneth (Sharon) Kujawa; sister-in-law, Charlene (Steve) Walenczak; several nieces and nephews, and special family friends, Steve Elliot, Richard and Diane Shemak. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Irene (Hughes) Alspaugh.
Funeral services were held March 11, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Vince Flippo officiating. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bedford Church of the Nazarene.
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GERALD LANANE

GERALD LANANE
Gerald J. Lanane, 50, of the Point/Shoreland Community, died Monday, March 10, 2008, at his home. He was born April 6, 1957, in Toledo, to Gerald and Elsie (Newton) Lanane-LaCourse.
He had worked for Stewart Brothers Roofing and six years ago he became a Union Carpenter and went to work for 2 Scale. He had been selected to do a special display at Toledo Express Airport for Owens Corning.
He enjoyed deer hunting with his lifelong friend George "Hogie" Hogan, and taking trips on his Harley Davidson.
He is survived by his sons, Matthew and Blake Lanane; daughter, Melissa Lanane; sisters, Juanita Lewis, Geri (David) Vinson, and Clara Gorski; step-father, Ted LaCourse; grandchildren, Charles, Charisty, Cannan and Chloe; special nephews, Kevin and Tim Urrutia and Kurt and Kent Gillespe; niece, Kimberly Gorski, and special friends, "Bear" Henning and Beth Whitson. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Doug Lewis and Ted A LaCourse.
Memorial visitation was held March 13, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Interment was private.
Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor's choice.
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JACK MARTIN
Jack T. Martin formerly of Point Place, died January 8, 2008, in California, where he had made his home for the past 30 years. He was born to John and Emma Martin on April 10, 1921. He grew up in Point Place and started his football career at Point Place High School, where he played offensive center, a position he continued his entire football career. He then transferred to Waite High School in 1937, when Point Place was annexed to the City of Toledo.
In the 1939-40 football season, he was captain of the team his senior year when they defeated Portsmouth in the Buckeye Bowl played Columbus for the Mythical State Championship.
After graduation, Mr. Martin moved on to Princeton University, where he earned his varsity letter in 1941. After two years, he applied and was accepted to the Naval Academy at Annapolis. He played all three years on the varsity team for the Navy. After completing a two-year stint in the Navy following graduation from Annapolis, Mr. Martin joined the Los Angeles Rams, where he played during the 1947, 48 and 49 seasons. After retiring from football, he started a second career as a professional negotiator.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Evelyn (Buchele) Martin; sons, Thomas and John; daughter, Joan; four grandchildren, and sister, Mary Pennington of Toledo.
All services were private in California. Condolences may be sent to the family in care of the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, 5300 North Summit Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Waite High School Athletic Scholarship fund, 301 Morrison Drive, Toledo, Ohio 43605.
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MILDRED MILLER

MILDRED MILLER
Mildred Miller, 96, formerly of the Point-Shoreland community, died Sunday, February 24, 2008. She was born in Star Tannery, Virginia, in 1911, to Kirby and Rena (Beatley) Tewalt. Her father died in the 1918 flu epidemic. She and her siblings were raised by her mother in the country. She had not seen a movie until she was 16 years old. Millie was a member of the "Noon Bunch" at Tiffin High School. These were the rural students who carried their lunches because they couldn't go home for lunch like the children who lived in town.
After graduating, she trained as a nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital in Sandusky, Ohio. She later worked in the surgical ward at Lakeside Hospital in Cleveland, where she was involved with some of the first open heart surgeries. While living in Cleveland, she met and later married Blaine Miller of Sandusky, who was working aboard the USS Burton for the Corps of Engineers. They resided in Cleveland where their son, Gary, was born in 1940, moving to Point Place when Mr. Miller got a job with Huron Portland Cement as Toledo Terminal manager in 1944. A subsequent promotion with Huron Portland took the family to live in Grosse Ile, Michigan. After her husband's recent death, Mrs. Miller moved back to Toledo to be closer to her son, who had returned to his old hometown upon his own retirement.
Mrs. Miller was an accomplished artist, working in pottery and cloisonne enamel. She and her husband spent their winters in Kerrville, Texas, for many years. Mrs. Miller was an active member of the Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church and Messiah Lutheran Church in Point Place.
She is survived by her son, Gary (Sherry); four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service was held March 15, at Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Bill Jambon officiating. Words of encouragement may be sent to the family at www.jasin funeralhome.com
Memorial contributions may be made to Grosse Ile Presbyterian Church, 7925 Horsemill Road, Grosse Ile, Michigan, 48138 or Messiah Lutheran Church, 4703 North Summit Street, Toledo, Ohio 43611.
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UNA SHUBA

UNA SHUBA
Una Grace Shuba, 82, died February 20, 2008, at the Kingston Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Weston-super-Mare, County of Somerset, United Kingdom on January 23, 1926. She grew up in Weston and enjoyed describing the beauties of the Somerset countryside to her friends and loved ones. Despite being a naturalized American citizen she never lost her love for the "old country."
She endured the Great Depression in England. During World War II, she met her future husband, John. Family legend has it that they met during a blackout when he asked her for a match. They corresponded during and after the war and Mr. Shuba proposed by mail. They were married in 1950.
She enjoyed cooking, baking and housekeeping. She was active with other WWII war brides in the International Institute and other organizations. She and her husband enjoyed visiting her family in England.
She is survived by her daughter, Debbie McMullen; son-in-law, Michael McMul-len; son, Jack Shuba; sister, Irene Wolfe; brother-in-law, Sidney Randall, and nephew Paul Randall.
A Memorial Service was held Saturday, March 15, at 11 a.m., at the Point Place United Church of Christ, 4920 297th at 116th Street. Arrangements were made by the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
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WALTER LANZ, JR.

WALTER LANZ, JR.
Walter F. Lanz, Jr., 68, of the Point/Shoreland community, died Sunday, March 2, 2008, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born in Toledo, to Walter Sr. and Mildred (Fisher) Lanz on August 24, 1939.
He played basketball while attending Waite High School. After graduation, he served for three years in the United States Navy. He enjoyed fishing, swimming, scuba diving, woodworking, photography, Indy Car racing, power squadron, and boating. Mr. Lanz was a member of the NRA. He worked for 12 years as a millwright/welder for Chrysler, where he retired in 1990.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Barbara; sons, Gary (Cathy) Bartel and Bryan Lanz; grandchildren, Tyler, Madeline and Olivia; brothers, James (Nancy) and Charles (Linda) Lanz; father-in-law, Homer (Nancy) Harrington; sister-in-law, Sharon Lanz, and lifelong friends, Dick (Mary Ann) Jankowski. He was preceded in death by his father, mother, and brother, David.
Funeral services were held March 6, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. James Latimer officiating. Interment was in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or the Arthritis Foundation of Northwest Ohio.


RICHARD RAGLAND
Richard A. Ragland, 68, died March 2, 2008, in Albany, Oregon. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee, and moved to the Point Place area with his parents, John and Elizabeth Ragland. He was a graduate of Macomber Technical School. He served in the Air Force for 20 years. After retirement, he spent several years working for various fire protection companies.
Mr. Ragland is survived by his children, Julia (Shannon) Fraser, Rick (Sonya) and Jennifer (Steve) Barker, all of Oregon; five grandchildren; brother, John (Teresia); special nephew, Eli, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and brother-in-law, Frank Martin of Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were private.
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LAWRENCE ROWLEY
Lawrence L. Rowley, 71, of Toledo, died unexpectedly on Monday, March 3, 2008. He was born in Toledo, to Victor and Lenora (Merrill) Rowley.
He was the maintenance and repairman for Parks Tower at the University of Toledo for 32 years. He enjoyed fishing and camping with his family and friends, and had served as former trustee of Merickel-Farley Trout Club.
Mr. Rowley is survived by his wife of 49 years, Geraldine "Margie" (Glander); children, Dianna (Tom) Baldwin, Virginia (Phil) Elder, Thomas Rowley, and Laura (Jayson) Tipping; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Cassie Smith; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Terry and Irene Glander; special friend, Barb Cox, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jennette Goeschel, and three infant children.
Funeral services were held March 7, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Paula Stewart officiating. Interment was in Toledo Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society.


MARYANN ZION
Maryann Zion died Tuesday, March 4, 2008. She was born in Toledo, to Frank and Antoinette "Ann" (Michonski) Zientek on July 10, 1929. She enjoyed cooking for her family and friends.
She is survived by her sons, Robert (Marion), John (Lucy), Richard and Anthony; grandchildren, Heather, Johnny, Jeremy, and Amy; and sister, Wanda Conroy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond, in 1976.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 8, at 11 a.m., in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Larry Vriezelaar officiating. Interment was in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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ANITA GOHLKE

ANITA GOHLKE
Anita T. Gohlke, age 57, of Point Place, died in her home on Wednesday, February 20, 2008. Anita was born on June 29, 1950, in Toledo, to Angel and Mary Agnes (Bladel) Anaya.
She was a graduate of Woodward High School and 29 years later she attended Stautzenberger College to attain her associateÕs degree. She worked for various companies, including Sheller Globe, Libbey-Owens-Ford, and Professional Computer Development Corporation.
Mrs. Gohlke enjoyed traveling. Some of her favorite places to visit were Disney World, Las Vegas, Reno, and the 1996 Olympics. She enjoyed taking her granddaughters to the Kentucky Horse Park.
She is survived by her husband, Dan; daughters, Dawn Blazey and Elizabeth Braden; grandchildren, Angel McFarland, Taylor and Faith Blazey, and brother, Danny Anaya. She was preceded in death by her parents, Angel ÒLuckyÓ and Mary Agnes Anaya.
Funeral services were held February 25, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. David Rushton officiating. Interment was in Restlawn Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or Visiting Nurse Hospice and Health Care.
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CAROL RITENOUR
Carol (Sabin) Ritenour, 68, of Toledo, died February 23, 2008, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was born May 3, 1939, and was a lifetime resident of Point Place.
She is survived by her children, Kenneth and Jennifer; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; mother, Florence Kachenmeister; brother, Tom Sabin; four half brothers; one half sister; two stepsisters, and two stepbrothers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; son, Tommy, and stepsister, Eileen.
A wake, planned by the grandchildren, will be held March 5, at 6 p.m., at the Ottawa River Yacht Club.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.


JEANETTE VELLIQUETTE
Jeanette E. Velliquette, 97, of Toledo, died Friday, February 22, 2008. She was born in Toledo, in 1911. She worked for 30 years as a cashier for A&P Grocery Store, where she retired in 1974. She was a former member of St. MaryÕs Catholic Church. She belonged to the Bavarian Sports Club, where she enjoyed the festivals, friendships, ethnic dishes and music. She also enjoyed gardening, tending to her roses, and playing cards with her family and friends.
Ms. Velliquette is survived by her children, Thomas (Bertha) Velliquette, Jr., Janet (Jerry) Davis, and Francis Velliquette; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren, and sister, Betty Krochmolly. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas ÒMoeÓ in 1969, and son, Dennis Velliquette.
Funeral services were held February 27, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard Philiposki officiating. Interment was private.
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MARY WALLACE
Mary P. Wallace, 68, formerly of the Point/Shoreland Community, died Thursday, February 21, 2008. She was born in Hicksville, Ohio, to Ravonne and Marie (Neidhardt) Noffsinger.
She worked as a library media coordinator at Sylvania City Schools from 1965 to 1976 and Washington Local Schools from 1976 to 1994, when she retired. She graduated from Ohio State University in 1961, with a bachelor of science degree in education, then obtained her masterÕs degree in library science at the University of Toledo in 1969.
She married Angelo Wallace in 1965, at Zion Lutheran Church, Edgerton, Ohio. She was a volunteer desktop publisher for the Ohio Educational Library Media Association President's newsletter and journal Ohio Media Spectrum. For that work she received and OELMA Award of Merit. She enjoyed cross stitching, sewing, and working on genealogy projects.
She is survived by her children, Caterina (Douglas), and Victor (Terri), and grandchildren, Adam, Marie, and Lauren. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Angelo, on April 28, 2001.
Visitation was held February 25, at the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, Inc. Graveside services were held at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio, with the Rev. Chris Sigmon officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor's choice.


VIRGINIA WATSON
Virginia M. Watson, 82, of Point Place, died February 24, 2008. The daughter of Bert and Florence (Zielinska) Szczecinski, she was born and raised in Toledo. A homemaker, she and her husband, Coleman, were members of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Mrs. Watson enjoyed the challenges of solving crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Coleman; children, Mark Watson, Janice Naugle, and Beverly (Jim) Dennison; grandchildren, Jerry Northup, Wendy Swan, Joe Watson, and Ryan Watson; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Vince Zale.
Funeral services were held February 28, in the David R. Jasin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Thomas Wehinger officiating. Interment was in Lake Township Cemetery.
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Previously listed Point & Shoreland Journal Obituraries
2008
(alphabetical order)

LINDA ADAMSKI

HARRY ASHMAN JR.

JOAN ASHMAN

SOPHIE ATHERINE

RALPH BARLOW JR.

CAROL BEALE

GERTRUDE BELLA

GEORGE BENFORD

HOWARD BERNDT

JOYCELENE BERLINCOURT

JAN BERRY

JAMES BOARDMAN

HOWARD BOGDANSKI

MARGARET BOYD

NANCY (BARGER) MIECZKOWSKI-BRIGGS

GAIL BUTLER

AUDRIANA CAMPBELL

ROSE CHRZANOWSKI

LOUIS CISOWSKI

WILLIAM CLOSE

JOHN COUSINO

HAROLD CRAMER

JOHN DANYI

MICHAEL “MICKEY” DART

LUCILLE DAWN

ROBERT EAGAN

ROZELLA EARLY

LINDA ECKHART

JERRY EICHENBERG

DONALD ERD

ROBERT FAIRBAIRN

SUZANNE FAUNCE

KENNETH FALLON

FRANCES FOLTA

THELMA FOX

HAZEL FUGATE

BYRON “BARNEY” GALE

LISA GEINER

ANITA GOHLKE

LAWRENCE GOODMAN

DONALD GRENIER

JOSEPH GRZYBOWSKI

KATHERINE HEAD

JOHN HOMER

FREDA HUNT

THELMA HUNT-KARL

GARY JANKOWSKI

WINIFRED JOHNSON

STEVEN JONES

MARY LOU KESSLER

RAYMOND “MICK” KETZER

EARL KERN

HAROLD “PETE”
KERSCHNER JR.

CECILIA KETZER

BOBBIE JO KIDD

HELEN KIRK

JEFFREY KOSS

HELEN KOWALKA

RICHARD KRAEMER

CORLENE “CORKY” KRONBACH

NIDA KUJAWA

DORIS KURUCZ

CHARLES “CHUCK” KWIATKOWSKI

ROBERT LAGRANGE

GERALD LANANE

DONALD LAYTART

WALTER LANZ, JR

ATHANASEA “AGNES” LEWANDOWSKI

WAYNE LEWIS

NANCY LOWE

MELVIN MAJEWSKI

JACK MARTIN

HELEN “BOO BOO” MICHALSKI

RAYMOND MIDDAUGH

MILDRED MILLER

JANET MINKE

JOHN MONTAGUE SR.

CARL MULLEN, SR.

CATHERINE MUNSON

LEONA MURRAY

JASON MUTCHLER

DENNIS MYERS

ALBERT NAVARRE

GRACE NELSON

NANCY NEWMAN

AILIE O’LEARY

DOROTHY PITZEN

RICHARD RAGLAND

GERALD RITCHIE

CAROL RITENOUR

HOMER ROGERS JR.

LUCILLE ROLLINS

JOHN “JACK” ROWLAND SR.

LAWRENCE ROWLEY

JOHN RUSSELL

DOROTHY RYBICKI

VIRGINIA “GINNY” SANDLIN

EILEEN SCHAFER

CHLOE SCHAFFER

LORI SHERMAN-SCHAETZKE

CHEYANNE SHIPMAN

UNA SHUBA

ELISE SIEGEL

CHARLOTTE SINDYLA

PATRICIA SIWAJEK

JACQUELINE SMITH

HELEN SNYDER

CHERYL A. STANTON-MEYER

BERNARD SUBLESKI

NORMAN SYDNOR

CHARLES TANDLER

CATHERINE “KAY” TARSHA

ROBERT TOBIAN

MYRTLE VAN CAMP

RUSSELL VANDERHORST

JEANETTE VELLIQUETTE

MARY WALLACE

HAROLD WATERS

VIRGINIA WATSON

JOYCE WERNER

MARY WIDANKA

WAYNE WOODBURY

MARYANN ZION

CYNTHIA ZORECKI

PEGGY ZYDEL