Obituaries for Hoening Funeral Home Obituary for Robert C. WalterRobert C. “Bob” Walter, 91, of Fostoria, passed away 5:48 am Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Mercy Hospital, Tiffin. Bob was born July 13, 1922 in Seneca County to John and Emma (Siebenaller) Walter. He married Eileen M. “Mike” Smith August 24, 1946 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tiffin and she died August 28, 2000. Surviving are two children, Dennis (Leslie) Walter, Tiffin and Cindy Patterson, Fostoria; six grandchildren, LeeAnn Day, Corey Grine, Jason Grine, Natalie Coffman, Tracy Kerschner and Kelly Walter; nine great grandchildren; and a brother, Eugene of Fostoria. He was preceded in death by six brothers, Paul, Harold, John, Donald, Richard and Myron; and two sisters, Esther Belle Walter and Emma Beeson. Bob graduated in 1940 from Jackson Amsden School and joined the Army in December 1942. He served as T/Sgt during WW II in the Battle of the Bulge. He received many citations including Bronze Star. He was wounded twice and discharged in September 1945. He joined the Fostoria Police Department October 1945, during which time he started two Boy’s Clubs in Fostoria, becoming Captain in 1951 and resigning in 1952. He then worked at Ex-Cell-O until his retirement in 1984. Bob served as a probation officer of Fostoria Municipal Court and was president of UAW local 1246 for many years. He was a life member of D.A.V., Sportsman Club, United Auto Workers, A.A.R.P. and American Legion Post 73. He was past president of Fraternal Order of Police, United Community Fund, Fostoria Junior Baseball, Hopewell Loudon Athletic Boosters- where he was instrumental in helping introduce the football program, and Hopewell Loudon Parent Teacher Association. He was a member and honorary usher at St. Wendelin Catholic Church. Visitation is Tuesday April 22, 2014 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria where a Christian Wake service will be at 3:45 pm. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Wednesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 am. Burial will follow at St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery where the United Veterans of Fostoria will provide military honors. Memorials are suggested to Disabled Veterans. Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=fa03327965Obituary for Vernon E. GrineVernon E. Grine, 83, of Fostoria, passed away 5:45 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. He was born May 12, 1930 in Plymouth, Ohio to the late Alvin and Esther (Fox) Grine Sr. He married Carol Walsh and she preceded him in death January 20, 1999. Surviving are two sons, Tom (Karla), and Ted (Robin) both of Fostoria; a daughter, Lisa (Paul) Fretti, of Toledo; daughter-in-law, Louanne (the late Tim) Grine, also of Fostoria; ten grandchildren, Rachael (Scott) Beidelschies, Kristen (fiancée Doug Graham), Jarrad (fiancée Megan Potter), Adam Grine, Ashlee (Tyler) Day, Alex, Aaron, and Theo Grine, and Alie and PJ Fretti; nine great-grandchildren, brother, Paul (Marcia), of Fostoria; and his companion, Dorothy Unverferth, of Findlay. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Tim, two great- grandchildren, five brothers and six sisters. He attended Arcadia High School and was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria. Vernon served in the U.S Army Reserve for two years then remained serving in the Army for four more years during the Korean era where he was stationed in Germany, for which our Nation is forever grateful. He enjoyed all sports and coached Little League football and baseball. He loved to dance, play cards, go for walks and work in the garden, along with fishing in his earlier years. Vernon retired in 1991 from Union Carbide as a Boiler Room Operator after 37 years of service. He was also a member of the Fostoria Senior Center, Findlay Senior Center, and The Polka Club. Most important to Vernon, and what he most loved, was his family and spending time with them. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at MANN-HARE-HOENING Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, where a Christian Wake Service will begin at 3:45 p.m.. Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where a Rosary will be prayed at 12:30 p.m. Burial will follow in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria, where the United Veterans of Fostoria will provide military honors. Memorial contributions are requested to the Fostoria Senior Center or to The Fostoria Redmen Club. Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories, or photos may be left by visiting www.mann-harefh.com.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=6ba6327974Obituary for ORAH H "GOMMY" TRUCKEEOrah H. "Gommy" Truckee of Morin Point passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, April 18, 2014 in Ebeid Hospice at the age of 90. She was born to Edward and Dorothy McDonald on September 18, 1923. Orah was a devoted homemaker and a dedicated dispatcher for the Morin Point Fire Department for over 35 years. Orah was preceded in death by her parents, husband; Charles, daughters; Florence Kugler and Janis Mack, granddaughter; Tammy Kugler, sisters; Beatrice and Jo-Anne, brothers; Edward and Bruce. Left to cherish her memory are her loving grandchildren; Toni, Penny, Amy, Andrea and Greg along with 13 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren, brothers; Wes, Gerry Dennis and Tom McDonald. Visitation will begin in the David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit ST., Toledo, OH 43611 (419-726-1583) on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. with Funeral Services immediately following that same day at 2 p.m. with Pastor Cindy Getzinger officiating. Interment will be in Lulu Cemetery, Ida, MI. Those wishing to make a contribution in Gommy's honor are asked to consider either the Morin Point Fire Department or Ebeid Hospice. Condolences for the family may be left along with photos or words of encouragement at www.jasinfuneralhome.com The family would like to give a heartfelt thank you to all of the 'angels' at Ebeid Hospice for their compassion and love that was shown to Gommy during her journey to heaven. http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=0a59328006Obituary for NA'COLE LYNN WILLIAMSNa'Cole L. Williams, 3, of Toledo, OH was taken by the angels and delivered into the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in St. Vincent's Mercy Medical Center. She was born in Oregon, OH on June 4, 2010 to Courtney and Anthony Williams, Jr. Though her life was short she had a profound effect on all she came into contact with. Her smile could fill a dark room with brilliant light; and her beautiful curls would spring as she laughed. Surviving are her parents; siblings, Jack Whisner, Anthony Williams, III, Crystal Whisner and Amarionna Reed; grandparents, Jackie (Anthony Whitely) Pandi and Richard Sidell; great-grandparents, Bill and Charlene Pandi and Robert and Linda Sidell; god-parents, Thel-Mar Williams and Crystal Fields, along with many aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 10-11 am at RiverPoint Ministries United Methodist Church, 2862 131st Street, Toledo, OH 43611 with Funeral Service beginning at 11 am with Reverends Darlene Fugate and Martha Gross officiating. Interment is private. Those wishing to make a contribution in Na'Cole's memory are directed to Charlene Pandi on behalf of the family. Words of encouragement, fond memories, or photos may be placed for the family to receive at www.jasinfuneralhome.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=6e70327914Obituary for Kristi PerkinsKristi M. Perkins, 41 of Fostoria, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born February 8, 1973 in Fostoria the daughter of James Starkey and Cindy Cooper. She is survived by her parents; stepfather, Clifford Helms of Fostoria; children, Brett Hohman, Bryce Hohman, and Candi Starkey; five grandchildren; sister, Diana Miesle of Colorado; brothers, Bryan (Sherry) Fehnel of Indiana, Jeff (Jennifer) Starkey of Fostoria, James Starkey III of Fostoria, Kevin Groves of Findlay, and Korey (Stasha) Starkey of Colorado; numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Starkey; maternal grandparents, Vivian (Richard) Miesle and Thomas Cooper; paternal grandparents, Betty South/Matthews and James Starkey. Kristi enjoyed listening to country and soft rock music and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday, April 18 from 4-7PM at MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria. Funeral services will begin after visitation at 7PM at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Kristi Perkins Memorial Fund c/o the funeral home.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=439c327557Obituary for GARY M COOPERThe music has gone silent, the stove has gone cold. Sadly, our beloved Gary passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 after a brave and courageous battle with brain cancer, at home where he wanted to be with the love and support of his family. Gary was a lifelong resident of Point Place. He was born on October 17, 1958 to Joseph and Dolores Cooper. Gary retired from Chrysler Jeep where for many years he was a Union Representative. After retirement he worked part time at Detwiler Park Golf Course and Super Wash. He was a dedicated Detroit Tigers and Lions fan from the time he was a young child and will no longer be tormented by them. Gary was a music enthusiast and enjoyed golf, gardening and always having a red tomato by the fourth of July. He loved to cook and share with family and friends. Gary was a member of the Ottawa River Yacht Club, Outings Unlimited and American Legion Post 110. He loved being a grandfather of eight; they had a knack for bringing out his inner child. Gary was preceded in death by parents; brother and sister in law, Larry (Joyce) Cooper and niece, Kimberly Cooper. Left to cherish his memory are daughters, Sara and Katie Cooper; brothers, Jack (Sherry) and Robert Cooper; sister, Cathy Cooper; longtime girlfriend, Becky Taulbee; aunt and uncle, Roberta and Don Nichols; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial visitation will begin in the David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 (419-726-1583) on Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. O.R.Y.C. will conduct their services at 2:30 p.m. Memorial Services will begin that same day at 3 p.m. with Chaplain David R. Ordorica officiating. Interment will be private. Those wishing to make a contribution in Gary's memory are asked to consider Pro Medica Hospice. Condolences along with photo's and words of encouragement may be left for the family at www.jasinfuneralhome.com The family wishes to express a special thank you to Cindy O. for the kind and loving care that Gary and his family received during this time.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=267f327213Obituary for JAMES L WESTLICKJames L. Westlick of Toledo, OH passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI at the age of 80. He was born in Toledo on August 25, 1933 to Jerry and Genevieve (Poulin) Westlick. Jim served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He retired from Doehler Jarvis and was an amateur radio operator. He is survived by his son David (Angela); grandson, Aidan; sister-in-law, Gertrude Westlick and many nieces and nephews. James was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jacqueline and brother, Jerry Jr. . Visitation will take place on Monday, April 14, 2014 from 12 pm until 4 pm in the David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St. (419-726-1583). Graveside services will take place at a later date in Restlawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be given to the Westlick Family. Condolences for the family may be left at www.jasinfuneralhome.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=6a89327350Obituary for Irene E. Lowery Irene E. Lowery, 88, of Fostoria, passed away 3:44 pm Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Fostoria Community Hospital. She was born August 25, 1925 in Gibsonburg to Macey and Clara (Magrum) Hammer. She married Donald E. Lowery June 20, 1950 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Gibsonburg and he died January 16, 2005. Surviving are three children, Larry (Jena) Lowery, Fostoria, Gary (Tina) Lowery, Fostoria and Linda (Steve) Faber, Tiffin; eleven grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; seven brothers and sisters, Kate Koehler, Judy Porter, Susie Miller, Eugene, Phillip, Paul, and Carl Hammer. She was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Lowery; two sisters, Mary and Ruth Hammer; and a brother, Raymond Hammer. Irene was a homemaker and a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, its Rosary-Altar Society and memorial choir. She had delivered meals on wheels, helped at Fostoria Sharing Kitchen, and was an active volunteer at St. Wendelin’s. She was also a member of the Secular Franciscan Order, Fostoria Fraternity. Visitation is Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 3-6 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Christian Wake service will be held at 5:45 pm. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 am. Committal services will take place at Fostoria Veteran’s Chapel with burial following at St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association of NW Ohio or St. Wendelin Church. Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=c311326278Obituary for Therese WellsteinTherese Wellstein, 100, of Fostoria, passed away at 7:50 am Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Hospice of NW Ohio, Perrysburg. She was born July 12, 1913 in Haunersdorf, Germany to Johann and Anna (Berger) Kiermeier. She married William Wellstein July 11, 1935 in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania and he died May 22, 1995. Surviving are two children, Steffen (Diane) Wellstein, Perrysburg and Karin (John) Doyle, Lynchburg, VA; eight grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren. Therese came to the United States in 1930. In early years she worked as a nanny and housekeeper for the CEO of Berkshire Knitting Mills in Reading, PA. She was a homemaker and member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, an honorary member of the Circle of Mercy and The Forum. Visitation is Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 9-10 am at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Thursday April 10, 2014 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. Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.comhttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=458a326070Obituary for Barbara L. GerenBarbara L. Geren, 76, of Fostoria died Monday, March 31, 2014 at Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria. She was born August 8, 1937 to the late William and Helen (Layton) Beach. She is survived by her husband, Harold Geren of Fostoria; her children, Peggy (Douglas) Seel, Randy Geren, Brenda (Carey) Durbin and Gary Geren all of Fostoria, grandchildren Kelly, Matthew, Katherine, Keri, Brendan and Marissa. Barbara worked for Textron making airplane blades. She enjoyed playing cards with friends, traveling, square dancing, playing bingo and working puzzles. Having family over for swimming in the pool gave her the most enjoyment. Her favorite music was country and enjoyed spending time with special friends Dave and Carol Pope. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from 5-7PM at MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home, Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Bernie Dickson presiding. Burial will follow at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria. Memorial contributions may be made to the School of Opportunity or the Special Olympics.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=75f4325959