Obituaries for Hoening Funeral Home Obituary for IMOGENE EMERSON KINGSBURYImogene (Emerson) Kingsbury passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 87. She was born August 5, 1927 in Toledo, OH to Ed and Zella (Whitacre) Kerchevall . She was raised by her maternal grandparents, Ma & Pa Whitacre and graduated from Waite High School in Toledo in 1945. On June 8, 1946 she married Robert R. Emerson in Toledo. He preceded her in death on July 10, 1974. She enjoyed doing ceramics and was a member of the Toledo Ceramic Guild. She later married Virgil Kingsbury on December 31, 1976 in Alpena. Imogene was a member of Cathro Community Baptist Church and had worked for a short time at the Grace Howe Shop in Alpena. She was a great “people person” visiting with all and loved animals, especially her beloved dog, Daysi Mae. Surviving are her husband of 38 years, Virgil, a son, James (Jackie) Emerson of Toledo, OH, three daughters; Sandy Fisher of Toledo, OH, Elizabeth Vandagriff, Ruth Kingsbury-Szumila (Karl) both of Alpena, six grandchildren; Staci Jo Fisher of Chattanooga, TN, Keri Fisher of Toledo, OH, Tanyr Ziberna (Alyssa Griffore), Eric Vandagriff, Brandon Szumila and Brett Szumila all of Alpena, a sister, Mary (Pete) Wagner and a brother, Larry(Mary Lou) Miller both of Toledo, OH. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be on Monday, August 3, 2015 at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611, 419-726-1583, from 2 to 8 p.m. Graveside service and interment will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Ottawa Hills Cemetery in Toledo, OH. Memorial donations may be made to Cathro Community Baptist Church or the American Heart Association. On-line expression of sympathy, fond memories or photos maybe be shared by visiting www.jasinfuneralhome.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=3ba6369948Obituary for LUCILLE C. TAKATSLucille C. Takats, 86, formerly of Rossford, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 in her home. Lucille was born December 12, 1928 in Rossford, OH to the late Stefania (Czerwiec) and Christopher Nietrzeba. She was a devoted mother and grandmother whose joy in life was raising her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her son, Michael Takats; daughters, Linda (Larry) Sniegowski and Luann Takats; grandchildren, Duane Takats, Christopher Sniegowski, Natalie Prather, Craig Takats, and Lauren Richards; nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces & nephews. She was also preceded in death by her husband Michael, brothers and sisters, Stanley Nietrzeba, Ted Nietrzeba, Helen Robi, John Nye, Anna Takats, Katherine Czerniakowski, Ed Nietrzeba and Walter Nietrzeba, and a grandson, Joshua Sniegowski. Visitation will be held on held on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 10 am until 1 pm at the David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611. Funeral Services will begin in the funeral home at 1 pm. Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be considered to the charily of the donor's choice. Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories or photos may be shared by visiting www.jasinfuneralhome.com. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=cfc6369553Obituary for Ronald U. NyeRonald U. Nye, 84, of Fostoria, passed away 9:20 pm Friday July 24, 2015 at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. He was born July 2, 1931 in Alvada to the late Charles and Gladys (Mathias) Nye. He married Rose Ann Schalk October 30, 1954 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church and she died June 27, 2012. Surviving are four children, Daniel A. Nye, Fostoria, Kathleen M. Brown, Findlay, Thomas E. (Jennifer) Nye, Hamilton and Patricia G. (Kevin) Hardy, Cygnet; six grandchildren, Randy and Jeremy Brown, Bethany, Matthew and Michael Nye and Elizabeth Hardy; a great-grandson, Benson Brown; and a brother, Fred (Juanita) Nye, Alvada. He was preceded in death by brothers, Wendell and Kenneth Nye and a sister, Luana Bame. Ron retired from Atlas Crankshaft, Fostoria and had served in the United States Air Force. He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church where he was an usher for many years. He was also a Third degree honorary life member of the Fostoria Knights of Columbus council # 1197 and Fostoria United Sportsman Club. As hobbies, he enjoyed gardening, card playing, and wood working. Visitation is Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Christian Wake Service will be held at 7 pm. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Wednesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 am. Burial will follow at St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church & School or the Knights of Columbus, Fostoria. Online expressions of sympathy and shared memories may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=6fef369331Obituary for Suzanne L. PeltonSuzanne L. Pelton, 76, of Risingsun, passed away 6:20 pm Wednesday July 22, 2015 at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. She was born January 17, 1939 in Bloomdale to the late Herman L. and Mildred E. (Brandeberry) Kreais. She married Richard Guy Pelton July 27, 1957 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, and he died February 25, 2003. Surviving are four children, Suzette Marie Pelton, Bowling Green, Rebecca Jane (David) Kline, Bowling Green, Jennifer Ann (Thomas E.) Gillig II, Risingsun and Richard Guy (Kelly) Pelton II, Fostoria; granddaughter, Brenda Sue Gillig; and a sister, Laura Hossler, Fostoria. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kathleen Laura Pelton; brother, Herman E. “Sonny” Kreais; and a sister, Jane Kleinfelter. Suzanne was a homemaker, 1957 graduate of Bloomdale High School, member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, a Secular Franciscan (Third Order of St. Francis), the Catholic Ladies of Columbia and former member of the Boy Scouts of America. Visitation is Sunday July 26, 2015 from 2-5 & 6-8 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Franciscan Memorial Service will take place at 5 pm and a Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 am. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Catholic Church, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Bowling Green, Bridge Hospice or the Wood County Humane Society. Online expressions of sympathy and shared memories may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=84cb369184Obituary for Rita G. Maurer FordRita Germaine (Zoeller) Maurer Ford, 92 of Fostoria, passed away at her home at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2015. She was born September 2, 1922 in New Riegel to the late John and Augusta (Goshe) Zoeller. Rita graduated from New Riegel High School in 1940. She became a licensed cosmologist after graduating from the Warner’s School of Beauty Culture the following year. She moved back to Fostoria, where she worked at the Electric Auto-Lite for seven years. She married James Woodman at St. Wendelin Catholic Church on January 11, 1947. Together they had two wonderful sons, Gerald Alan (Yolanda) of Fostoria and Thomas Lee (Kym) of Dallas, Texas. After they divorced, she married William August Maurer, who was a contractor. Together they bought, remodeled, rented and sold properties for a living. They lived happily together for ten years until his death in a construction accident in 1976. In 1985, she married Dale Ford, who worked for the City of Fostoria. They loved and cared for each other until he died of cancer three years later. Rita had a great sense of humor, loved people and was an avid and exceptional dancer. Some of her favorite pastimes included beating her friends and family at a game of Euchre and taking daily strolls around her property. She was a member of St Wendelin Catholic Church. She was also a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and a Golden Age Eagle with the Fraternal Order of Eagles, where she made so many dear friends. She is survived by her son, Thomas; her granddaughter, Caroline; one brother, Alvin (Ursula) Zoeller of Fostoria; her cherished friend and caretaker, Martha “Marty” Martinez; and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Wilfred (New Riegel); her sister, Esther (New Riegel); and her son, Gerald (Yolanda) Woodman (Fostoria). Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, July 23, 2015 at MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, where a Christian Wake service will take place at 7:45 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 24, 2015 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Fountain Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Wendelin Church or donor’s choice. Online expressions of sympathy and shared memories may be made by visiting www.mann-harefh.com.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=0c95368871Obituary for Sharon G. LeggSharon G. Legg, age 62, of Weston, died Saturday evening at Wood County Hospital. She was born September 13, 1952 in Paintsville, KY the daughter of Clarence & Felcy Marie (Stacey) Taylor. She is survived by her husband, Richard “Rick” Legg, Sr. of Weston; step-son, Richard Legg, Jr. of Sandusky; sister, Brenda Castle of West Vanlear, KY; nieces, Regina, Vallery, and Rhonda; great niece, Bethany. She is preceded in death by her parents and her lovely dog, Muffy who passed 2 days earlier. Sharon was a 1970 graduate of Vanguard Career Ctr/Lakota High School. She went on to become an LPN and worked for St. Catherine’s Manor for many years. She and her husband performed magic shows for years as “The Amazing Kelmar & Company.” Sharon enjoyed selling vintage jewelry and other items at flea markets. She was a very spiritual, caring, hard-working lady who had a love for people. She will be greatly missed. Services are 1PM, Thursday, July 23 at MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, with calling hours one hour prior from 12-1PM. Memorial donations may be made to the Sharon Legg Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.mann-harefh.com.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=cc78368921Obituary for Joanne C. Seibert Joanne C. Seibert, 89, of Fostoria, passed away at 5:18 am Friday July 17, 2015 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. She was born April 29, 1926 in Toledo to the late George and Florence (Schonn) Corrigan. She married Roger J. Seibert December 27, 1948 at Rosary Cathedral, Toledo and he died October 19, 2010. Surviving are eight children, Daniel F., Fostoria, William P. (Donna), Vermont, David J. (Karen), Michigan, Catherine L., Belle Center, Richard G. (Kathy), Indiana, Ann M., Vermont, Jean T., Belle Center and Timothy J. (Patty), Michigan; 13 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Rita Higgins, Connecticut. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Patrick Corrigan; and her twin sister, Suzanne Stein. Joanne was a registered nurse having served as a nurse cadet during WWII and later was president of the Defiance Deanery of Catholic Nurses. After moving to Fostoria Joanne and Roger became active members of St. Wendelin’s Parish and School. They continued membership in the Christian Family Movement, becoming lead couple of the parish and Diocesan representatives to the National Organization. She was a Cub Scout leader, a Camp Fire leader and worked part time as a Camp Fire Director. Joanne and Roger were involved in the Engaged Couples Conference at St. Wendelins and were Fostoria United Way Executive Directors from 1974-1991. She was a Lector, Eucharistic Minister and Funeral Liturgist for St. Wendelin’s Parish. She was past president of the Fostoria Altrusa Club and enjoyed volunteering at Good Shepherd Home, where she had resided these past years. Visitation is Monday July 20, 2015 from 2-8 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Christian Wake service will be held at 4:45pm. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Tuesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10am. Burial will follow at St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church and School or Good Shepherd Home’s Residents Activity Fund. Online expressions of sympathy and shared memories may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=4389368782Obituary for EVA PEARL WILMOTHEva Pearl Wilmoth passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 16, 2015, in her assisted living home at West Park Place, Toledo, Ohio, at the age of 99. Eva is survived and will forever be remembered by her daughter, Linda (Paul) Ratasky Butler of Pleasant Garden, North Carolina, her granddaughter, Casie (David) Hester of Erie, Michigan and her former Son-in-Law, Keith ( Connie) Butler of Northwood, Ohio. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 yrs., Gerald (Jerry) Leroy Wilmoth. Eva was born on April 10, 1916 to Sarah (Sadie) A. Walls and Charles (Gubby) Bentley Walls. She married Gerald in 1941 and 5 years later, in 1946, they adopted their daughter, Linda. Eva was accomplished at crocheting and sewing. She made Linda's tap dance costumes, doll clothes, and a portion of her school wardrobe. She and Gerald enjoyed being on bowling leagues and loved playing cards with friends and family. She had worked for the Post Office, Bunting Brass (during the war) and held her last position as a school services employee in the Libbey High School cafeteria. She was a dedicated homemaker who loved to shop and spend time with her granddaughter, Casie. A visitation is scheduled from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611, with burial and graveside services following the visitation at Toledo Memorial Park. Condolences can be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, 2500 N. Reynolds Rd., Toledo, OH 43615. The family would like to extend their gratitude to Eva's caregivers at West Park Place and to ProMedica Hospice for their efforts, care, dedication, and support. Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories or photos may be left by visiting www.jasinfuneralhome.com.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=37e0368847Obituary for Allen W. SperoAllen W. Spero, 89, of Fostoria, passed away peacefully at 8:12 pm July 13, 2015 in Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin. He was born May 29, 1926 in Cleveland to the late Jerome W. and Mary Etta (Peterson) Spero. He married Mary “Joan” Kimmet on June 14, 1947 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Liberty Twp., and she died March 27, 2015. Surviving are ten children, Nancy (Robert) Theis, Fostoria, Jim (Karen) Spero, Bloomdale, Cindy (Paul) Hughes, Leesburg, FL., Vicky (Dave) Comer, Tiffin, Debbie (Randie) Sterling, Tiffin, Kathy (Kevin) Burns, Tiffin, Dan (Cathy) Spero, New Riegel, Patty (Denny) Mattson, Republic, Connie Vassalle, New Riegel and Lori (Tim) McLaughlin, Howell, MI.; daughter in law, Pat Spero, Tiffin; 23 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a son, Gary Spero; and sister, Joan Mulleady. Allen was a farmer and painting contractor. He served in the US Army during WW II as a Ranger and was an active participant in the D-Day operation. He was a member of SS Patrick & Andrew Parish, Bascom. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 am Monday July 20, 2015 at SS Patrick & Andrew Parish, Bascom with Fr. Timothy Kummerer presiding. Visitation will take place at the Church from 10 am until the time of the Mass. The Fostoria United Veterans will provide military honors at the Church following the Mass with a luncheon then served in the Parish Hall. Burial will take place in St. Patrick Cemetery, Bascom at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project c/o Hoening Funeral Home 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830 Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=27cb368516Obituary for BETTY LOU WHITEMANBetty Lou Whiteman, 75, of Jackson Michigan, passed away Monday, July 13, 2015 in her home. She was born January 14, 1940 in Toledo to the late Luella I. (Plotner) and Marian "Paul" P. Warn. She married William L. Parlow and to that union were born three children, David (Thelma) Parlow, Raymond (Su) Parlow, and Sheila (Jim) Kercheville. She then married William L. Whiteman, and he precedes her in death. Also surviving are her sister Pauline Holman; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Betty's family was the most important thing to her in life. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 17, 2015 from 4 until 8 pm at the David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611. Funeral Services will begin 10 am Saturday, July 18, 2015 in the funeral Home, Fr. Robert J. Reinhart, officiating. Burial will follow in Toledo Memorial Park, Sylvania. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories or photos may be shared by visiting www.jasinfuneralhome.com. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=5791368671