Obituaries for Hoening Funeral Home Obituary 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 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 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 for Douglas Barnett Douglas Barnett, 54, of Fostoria, passed away October 7, 2014 in Fostoria. He was born July 1, 1960 in Fostoria to the late Jerold Dean and Geneva (Marshall) Barnett. He married Rhonda Thomas, and they were divorced. Surviving is a sister, Freida Jean Risner; and two brothers, Tim and Mark Barnett, all of Fostoria. Doug was a self employed carpenter, and a United States Army veteran. Memorial service will take place 11 am Monday, October 20, 2014 at Hoening Funeral Home 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where the United Veterans of Fostoria will conduct military honors, and Rev. Paul Myers will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made care of the funeral home. Online expressions of sympathy to for LEONARD S HOPPEOn Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 beloved husband, father and grandfather Leonard, departed this life for a grander place. Lenny aka JaJa had many interests, among those being, a proud Point Place business owner for 60+ years at Suder Inn on N. Summit St. Leonard was a loving father of two children, Julie Hoppe- Martin and Joe Hoppe, and leaves behind his loving wife Mary Vess-Hoppe of 63 years. His 3 grandchildren Ashley Koss, Becca and Joshua Martin were the absolute joy of his life. Leonard was also blessed with one great grandchild Jeffrey David Moore and his son-in-law Robert E. Martin. Leonard was a member of the Woodward graduating class of 1944. Leonard was an only child born to Sophie and Stanley Hoppe on June 15th, 1926 in Toledo, Ohio. He was a lifelong business partner with his mother until her retirement some years later. Upon Leonard and Mary’s retirement from Suder Inn they has the opportunity to travel to such places as Alaska, Hawaii, The Great Northwest, took a New England cruise and visited Vancouver, Canada. They also took multiple trips to visit Branson, Missouri. Ja had many fond memories and when asked where he was from he would proudly reply “On the corner of Elm and Weber.” Visitation will begin on Saturday and Sunday, October 11 and 12, 2014 from 2-8 P.M at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St. Toledo, Ohio 43611. Prayers will begin in the funeral home at 10 am on Monday 13, 2014 and will proceed to St. Johns the Baptist Catholic Church, 5153 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH where funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. with Father Anthony Borgia officiating. Interment will be at Toledo Memorial Park Mausoleum. Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 E. River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551 and American Alzheimer's Association NW OH Chapter, 2500 North Reynolds Road, Toledo, OH 43615-2820. for Helen C. Bradner Helen C. Bradner, 90, of Tiffin and formerly Fostoria, died peacefully Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at her home. She was born May 17, 1924, in Defiance, OH to Clarence F. and Sylvia C. (Naveau) Heilman. She married H. Robert Bradner on May 29, 1948 in St. Wendelin Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on December 13, 2003. Also surviving are two daughters, Judith M. (Michael) Russell of Pflugerville, TX and Laura J. (Charles) Theis of Tiffin; two sons, Thomas W. (Karin Graeff) Bradner of Fostoria and Frederick J. (Linda Feldman) Bradner of Ames, IA; a brother, William C. (Erma) Heilman of Chesapeake, VA and a sister Virginia A. (Edward) Frankart of Tiffin; 15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert M. Bradner; a sister, Mary Heilman and a great granddaughter, Aleigha B. Russell. Helen was a homemaker and longtime member of St. Wendelin Church, its Rosary-Altar Society, and funeral dinner committee. In early years she had worked as a clerk at JCPenney and for Virgil Gase Insurance Agency as a secretary for over 15 years. She will be fondly remembered for her quick wit and ability to make friends wherever she went, especially when she purchased her daily lottery tickets. She was also competitive with cookie baking during the Christmas holidays, having to hide the dough from small fingers. She received great satisfaction from making hearty meals that all enjoyed. Helen and Bob shared over 55 years of faithful marriage, facing the challenges of Bob’s failing health in his final years. She enjoyed her final years living in a “barn” on her youngest daughter’s property. She dearly loved her family, especially her multitude of grandchildren. She was pleased to be able to enjoy their frequent visits. Her faith constantly grew through daily prayer helping her family cope with its most recent challenges. She now rests amongst the clouds that she viewed from the porch of her country home. Visitation is Thursday, October 9, 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. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Friday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 am. Burial will follow at Knollcrest Gardens, Arcadia. Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church and School or a charity of the family’s choice. Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome. for MINNIE "IRENE" HERGENRATHERMinnie “Irene” Hergenrather, 97, passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014. She was born on June 11, 1917 to Herman and Florence Wall. A long-time resident of Point Place, she was active at the Friendship Park Community Center, holding officer positions in many clubs. She was predeceased in death by her husband, Earl Hergenrather; and is survived by her loving children, Bonnie Shuff and Gary (Linda) Hergenrather; grandchildren, Kelly (Greg) Arndt, Jack (Annabelle) Vergiels, Robert (Teri) Vergiels, Jennifer (Phil) Kraus and Stacie (Kevin) Niebel; and eleven great-grandchildren. Friends may gather on Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 9-10 am at St. Clement Catholic Church, 3030 Tremainsville Road Toledo, OH 43613. Immediately following, a Memorial Mass will be held at 10 am at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to the Friendship Park Community Center, 2930-131st St., Toledo, Ohio 43611. Arrangements entrusted to David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at www.jasinfuneralhome.com for JEANNE A MC VICKERJeanne A. McVicker, 93, of Oregon, OH entered into the gates of Heaven on Friday, October 3, 2014. She was born, May 30, 1921 in Toledo, OH to Ervin J. and Jane M. (Henry) Nusbaum. Jeanne was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. She was a devoted homemaker and cherished her family above all. She will be missed by those who loved her; the world became a better place when Jeanne was here. Surviving are her children, Michael (Mary Jean) and Mark (Sharon) McVicker; grandchildren, Monica (Lt. Col. Devon) Reed, Kate (Earl) Hendrix, Sarah (Isaac) Chavez, Matthew (Karla) McVicker and Aaron (Deborah) McVicker; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was reunited with her parents; loving husband, Walter S; and brother, Ervin N. Nusbaum. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014 from 3-7pm at Sacred Heart Home 930 S. Wynn Road, Oregon, OH 43616. Funeral Services will begin on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 11 am at Sacred Heart Home, Father Joseph Weigman officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Those wishing to make a contribution in Jeanne's memory may send it to Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd., Oregon, OH 43616. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 is assisting the family at this time. for ELIZABETH 'LIZ' ANN TRANTOSElizabeth Ann Trantos, 78, passed away on Friday, October 3, 2014 at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Centerin Toledo, Ohio. She was born on March 3, 1936 in Toledo, Ohio to Paraskevi and John Trantos.Liz was a longtime active member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Throughout the years she was involved in numerous organizations including past president of the Philoptochos Ladies Auxiliary, Cathedral choir director and singer, Young at Heart, MEFGOX Byzantine Echo Editor and Federation Secretary. She retired from Riverside hospital and was a graduate of Woodward high school. She is survived by many loving friends. Visitation will be held 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 8 with Trisagion prayers at 10:00 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Funeral services to follow at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Larry Legakis officiant. Interment at Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral or MEFGOX Memorial Scholarship. David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611, www.jasinfuneralhome.com for ROLAND 'ROLLIE' E LA FOUNTAINERoland E. LaFountaine, 83 of Toledo, went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 29, 2014 at Genesis Health Care of Point Place surrounded by his loving family. Rollie worked 13 years at Dohler Jarvis and 35 years at Libbey Glass in the Deco Department as a set-up man. He was a member of the Golden Emblem Club and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Rollie enjoyed bowling, fishing, and hunting. Some of his best memories spent were the days he and his wife fished together on their boat. Rollie is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Mary Ann; children, Darlene (Rev. Tom) Hughes and Christine (Lee) Marenberg; grandchildren, Scott (Andrea) Hughes and Jennifer Lynn Marenberg. He was preceded in death by his parents. Family and friends will be received at the David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 on Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 2pm until 7pm funeral services will begin at 7 pm. Tributes in Rollie's name may be sent to Fairgreen Presbyterian Church's Food Pantry, 3220 W. Laskey Rd., Toledo, OH 43613. Online condolences at www.jasinfuneralhome.com