Obituaries for Hoening Funeral Home Obituary for Lamont A. BoffLamont A. Boff, 50, of Fostoria, passed away at his home. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=9a84346609Obituary for Arthur "Arturo" CuellarArturo Cuellar put a lot of LIFE into his 87 years. Art will be remembered by his loving family and friends as a witty, hard working, and compassionate man, but most of all a devout Christian. Everywhere Art went he lit up the room with his extraordinary smile and fun-loving personality. Arthur “Art” Cuellar, 87, of Fostoria, passed away Monday, October 27, 2014 surrounded by his devoted family. Arthur may have left this world, but the impact of his love and good works remain alive in his family and those he touched. He was born September 1, 1927 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Martin and Mercedes (Quesada) Cuellar. Art married Consuelo “Connie” Navarro on June 23, 1951 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, and she survives in Fostoria. Also surviving are five children, Arthur R. Cuellar, Fostoria, Martin (Linda) Cuellar, Atlanta, GA, Gloria Cuellar-Kyle, Houston, TX, Jeannie Davis, Cleveland and Linda (Richard) Schott, VA; eleven grandchildren, Jason, Joseph, Matthew, Andrew, Sam, Katie, Bianca, Richie, Philip, Zachary and Luke; three great-grandchildren, Dylan, Darian and Sofia; and a brother, Tony Cuellar, San Francisco, CA. He was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister. Arthur was a United States Navy WW II veteran. As an active member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Art enjoyed attending Mass daily and his special time of prayer and reflection in the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament. Art was involved in Christian fellowship as a member of the Guadalupe Society and Spanish Bible Study class. Art’s faith grew and inspired others. Seeking to invest in his community, Art participated as a Board Member of the Fostoria Red Cross and the Geary Family YMCA. In addition, he was a mentor to children in Fostoria City Elementary Schools and he tutored the Sisters of St. Wendelin to speak Spanish. Art’s exuberant personality welcomed all to the Sharing Kitchen in Fostoria. Art was selected among a vast field of candidates for the honor of Torch Bearer for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta. He was awarded the tribute based on his dedication to his family and faith, and community service. He retired after working 28 years from Allied, now Honeywell, in 1988. In his retirement he and his wife, Connie, took great pleasure in their many adventures as they traveled extensively throughout the world. Art continued volunteering, fishing, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Visitation with the family will take place on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria. Father Weibl will lead a Christian Wake Service at 3:45 pm. A Thanksgiving Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 am Friday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 am. The Fostoria United Veterans will provide military honors following the funeral. A luncheon will take place in the parish hall. Memorials may be made to St. Wendelin School or a charity of the donor’s choice. However, the greatest memorial that can be made to Arthur Cuellar is to CELEBRATE life with laughter, adventure and unsolicited acts of kindness. Online expressions of sympathy, shared memories and photos may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=08b0346444Obituary for DOROTHY P COOPERDorothy Cooper, 102, of Toledo, OH passed onto her Heavenly home Sunday, October 26, 2014. She was born in Chicago, IL on May 2, 1912 to Belle (Purcell) and Daniel Dibble. Dorothy worked for the War Department as a clerk and retired from the Internal Revenue Service after 25 years. She was a skilled knitter and created many beautiful items including baby blankets that she donated to her church. Dorothy lived in her own home until shortly after her 100th birthday and was extremely active; gardening, painting and driving! She moved to West Park Place and enjoyed dinner conversations and knitting with other lovely ladies. Dorothy was a proud patriot who proudly supported servicemen and women by wearing and American Flag pin on her cardigan and often dressed in red, white and blue. Dorothy was preceded in death by her, Parents; husband, Charles who has been patiently waiting for her for 40 years; her brothers, Roger and James Coltrin; and nephew, Gary Coltrin. Surviving is her niece, Sharine Jani; great-nieces, Melanie Reagan and Traci Beaver; and great-nephews, Steve Grassfield, Aaron and Martin Coltrin; many great-great-nieces and nephews as well as her dear friend, Bonnie Wilczynski whom she loved as a daughter. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 4-8 p.m. at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611. Funeral Services will begin on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the Funeral Home with Reverend David M. Grogg officiating; interment will be at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Contributions are to be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or Donor's Choice. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at www.jasinfuneralhome.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=476d346442Obituary for Norman W. Faber Norman W. Faber, 84, of Fostoria, passed away 8:58 am Saturday October 25, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. He was born January 3, 1930 in Alvada to Joseph William and Lanora (Schmitz) Faber. He married Janine Lay on January 26, 1952 in Carey and she survives in Fostoria. Also surviving are five children, Richard (Kathy) Faber, Fostoria, James Faber, Boulder, CO, Jerry (Mary) Faber, Auburn, IN, Dennis Faber, Salt Lake City, UT and Christina (Jeff) Sibbersen, Perrysburg; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, LaVera Williams and Helen Beidelschies. Norman retired in 1983 as a supervisor from Atlas Crankshaft, Fostoria after 30 years of service. He was a United States Korean Army Veteran and a member of the New Riegel American Legion Post # 354. He was a 3rd degree Knight of Columbus of Fostoria Council # 1197 and a 4th degree member of Fr. Raymond G. Kirsch Assembly # 845, Fostoria. Visitation is Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Christian Wake service will be held at 3:45 pm and a 4th degree honor guard will take place from 6-8 pm with a chalice presentation at 8 pm. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Thursday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 am. Burial will follow at St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery, where the New Riegel American Legion will provide military honors. Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church & School or a charity of the donor’s choice. Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=6b43346161Obituary for Mary L. RifeMary L. Rife, age 63, of Fostoria, died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Bridge Hospice in Findlay. She was born July 29, 1951 in Findlay the daughter of Vaynard Ersel and Alberta Marie (Winkler) Fagan. She married Timothy L. Rife December 20, 1969 and he survives her. She is also survived by her children, Robbin Bush of Fostoria, Tobin (Faith) Rife of Austin, TX; grandchildren, Morgan Bush, Blake Bush, Emily Rife, and Savannah Treece; sister, Barbara (Dave) Dombrowsky of Brighton, MI; and brother, Donald (Judy) Fagan of Findlay. She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, William and Robert Fagan. Mary was a 1969 graduate of Fostoria High School. She worked as a receptionist at WKXA for many years. Mary enjoyed cooking and spending time with her kids and grandkids. There will be no services. MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, Fostoria was entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be sent to Bridge Hospice in Findlay. Online condolences may be left at www.mann-harefh.com. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=44dd346060Obituary for JOSEPH ROBERT GRODIJoseph Robert Grodi, 4 months old, of the Point/Shoreland Community, peacefully passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 while at Mott's Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. He was born June 3, 2014 to Kendra (Kay) and Alton Grodi in Toledo, OH. Joseph was an angel sent to our family to show us true love and know how precious life truly is. We love you dearly little peanut. Joseph is survived by his loving parents; sister, Jessica Grodi; brothers, Mark and Justin Grodi; grandparents, Helen Hain, Ken and Carol Kay; and great-grandmother, Verna Kay; uncle, Ron (Kim) Kay; cousin, Justin Kay. He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, Joseph Kay and uncle, Robby Kay. All services for Joseph will be private. He will be interred at Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 is assisting the family. Contributions in Joseph's memory are to be sent to University of Michigan Mott's Children's Hospital NICU, 1540 East Hospital Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 or Toledo Children's Hospital NICU, 2142 N. Cove Blvd, Toledo, OH 43606. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at www.jasinfuneralhome.com There are no words to convey the heartfelt gratitude the Grodi family wishes to express to; Toledo Children's Hospital NICU; University of Michigan Mott's Children's Hospital NICU and Ronald McDonald House Charities for their loving care of our little peanut and his family. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=a798346116Obituary for JAMES 'RON' MICKENSJames 'Ron' Mickens, 70, of the Point/Shoreland Community, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in his home. He was born June 25, 1944 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Ron served in the United States Navy, his country is forever grateful for his service. He worked for Chrysler-Jeep as an electrician for 30 years retiring in 2008. Ron enjoyed fishing, hunting and boating. He loved being around family and friends and was notoriously known for being a prankster and he was very good at it too! Ron is preceded in death by his loving wife, Roberta 'Bobbie' Mickens. He is survived by his daughters, Tammy (Mike) Upham and Jennifer (Rob) Reimschuessel; son, James (Heather) Mickens; sister, Pam (Don) Hammerstrom; 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Memorial Visitation will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 from 3-5 p.m. with a Memorial Service beginning at 5 p.m. at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611. Those wishing to make a contribution in Ron's memory may do so to Donor's Choice. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at www.jasinfuneralhome.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=a734346042Obituary for SCOTT THOMAS DURANDScott Thomas Durand, 47, of the Point/Shoreland Community, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, October 18, 2014 at his home. He was born August 19, 1967 in Toledo to Thomas J. and Eileen (Weiss) Durand. Surviving are his mother Eileen; two sons, David and Steven Durand; two sisters, Laura (Philip) Majewski and Lynn (Matthew) Mattox; brother, Jonathan Durand; seven nieces and nephews as well as three great-nieces and one great-nephew. He was preceded in death by his father. Scott was a member of St. John the Baptist Parish, Toledo, where he attended school from kindergarten through middle school. He was a 1985 Woodward High School graduate then joined the U.S Navy where he served for four years, for which we are a grateful nation. He was currently working for Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo as a Stationary Engineer/Boiler Operator, and previously for Toledo Edison, Detroit Edison, Poet BIO Refinery in Fostoria, Sun Oil and Perstorp. Scott was also a member of The Knights of Columbus. He was a Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader for his sons and many others from St. John's, Troup # 136. Scott enjoyed camping, fishing, and grilling with his sons as well as spending time with friends. He was an avid University of Michigan and Detroit Lions football fan, as well as a Detroit Tigers fan. Scott had a contagious laugh that no matter what, you couldn't help but laugh with him. He always put others before himself. Visitation will be held from 2:00- 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, where the Lucas County Burial Corp will provide Military Honors at 3 p.m., followed by a scripture service. Mass of Christian Burial is 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 24, 2104 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 5153 N. Summit St., Toledo. Memorial contributions are requested to St. John for Tuition Assistance or the Durand Family. Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories, or photos may be shared by visiting www.jasinfuneralhome.com. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=0102345738Obituary for Catherine M. BankeyCatherine M. Bankey, age 86, of Risingsun, died Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. She was born February 16, 1928 in Cottageville, WV the daughter of Harry and Lizzie (Durst) Kemenah. She married Robert W. Bankey on October 9, 1946 in Wayne. She is survived by her children, Sonja (Mickey) Cunningham of Risingsun, Terry W. (Patricia) Bankey of Wayne; grandchildren, Troy (Jennifer) Bankey, Derek (Jennifer) Bankey, Brett (Amber) Bankey, Kalen (Alisha) Bankey, Matt (Ellen) Cunningham; ten great grandchildren; and sister, Anna (Jim) Bateson. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Marvin, Frances, and Harry; and sister, Aurilla. Catherine was involved in the Wayne Garden Club (52 years), 4H advisor (5yrs), and the Wayne Mother’s Club that helped start Wayne’s first kindergarten class. Throughout her life, she was a farmer, custodian at Elmwood School System, and an employee at Wood County Nursing Home. Catherine was a hard-working, feisty, passionate person who loved to keep up on current events, and didn’t mind discussing them with people. She enjoyed going to alumni banquets and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Per Catherine’s request, there will be a graveside service 11:00AM Saturday, October 18 at Graham Cemetery in Wayne with Pastor John Amstutz officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Wayne Library or the Wayne Church of Christ c/o the funeral home. Arrangements were entrusted to MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, Fostoria. Online condolences may be left at www.mann-harefh.com. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=5b46344993Obituary for Jean Ann Parmenter SeelJean Ann Parmenter Seel, age 67, of Atlanta, Georgia and formerly of Fostoria, died Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Wellstar Kennestore Hospital in Marietta, Georgia. She was born on March 23, 1947 in Findlay the daughter of Floyd and Charlotte (Stump) Parmenter, both of which precede her in death. Surviving are her children, Charlotte Ann Seel, Elizabeth (Nick) Ann Zych, both of Georgia, Michael (Jennifer) Seel of Norwalk; grandchildren, Abigail and Emily Zych and Wesley and Jason Seel. She is preceded in death by her parents; Jean was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Fostoria for many years. She graduated from Fostoria High School in 1965. She was a 1969 graduate of Bowling Green State University with her Bachelor of Science in Education. She went on to become a teacher in the Fostoria City Schools for twenty-nine years, retiring in 2009. Jean enjoyed teaching and spending time with her family and friends. Funeral services will be 11:00AM Tuesday, October 14 at MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, Fostoria, with Reverend Beth Zuehlke officiating. Burial will follow at Fountain Cemetery. Memorial donations may be given to Kaubisch Memorial Public Library/ Children’s Section c/o the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.mann-harefh.com.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=42c3344692