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Ford Sheffel

Ford Curtiss Sheffel, 65, Findlay, died at 9:39 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. He is survived by his father, Ford (Julia) Sheffel, Findlay, and daughter, Amanda (Tyler) Smith, Vanlue. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey. Burial will follow at…

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Charles Tackett Sr.

Charles W. Tackett, Sr., 75, Carey, died at 6:35 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. He is survived by children, Tracy A. (Frederick) Niederkohr, Jr., Carey; Charles W. (Rachelle) Tackett Jr., Findlay; and Scott A. (Angel) Tackett, Spring Hill, Tenn. Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26,…

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Rosa Thiel

Rosa Mae (Smith) Thiel, 86, of Upper Sandusky, passed away on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at 8:20 a.m. at the home of her daughter in Upper Sandusky. Rosa was born on July 9, 1935, in Hopewell, Ky., to Earl and Esther (Bradford) Smith, both of whom are deceased. She married Marcus E. Thiel on Sept.…

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Patsy Bardon

Patsy J. Bardon, 84, of Upper Sandusky, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at 1:22 a.m. at the Ohio State East Hospital, Columbus. Pat was born on Oct. 31, 1937, in Upper Sandusky, to Cletus and Irene (Ross) Book, both of whom are deceased. She married the love of her…

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Jackie Draper

Jackie S. Draper, 71, Forest, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. She is survived by her children, Angela Draper, Forest, and Tony (Christina) Draper Jr., Whitehouse. Graveside services will be held for both Jackie and her husband Tony C. “Dusty” Draper at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24, at Patterson Cemetery,…

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William Beltz

William C. Beltz, 73, formerly of Forest, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at Heritage Village of Clyde. Surviving are his children, Robin (Roberto) Cornejo, Hartford, Mich.; Tim (Stacey) Beltz, Forest; Bill (Stephanie) Beltz and Dawn (Bob) Cramer, both of Nevada. A funeral service will be held at noon on Monday, Nov. 22, at Clark Shields…

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Dorothy Walter

Dorothy A. Walter, 94, of Carey, died peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. On Sept. 22, 1927, Dorothy was born in Melmore, the second of five children of the late Henry and Helen (Widmer) Parker. She graduated from McCuthenville High School. After graduation, Dorothy worked as a waitress for a couple of years until she…

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Mary Rife

Mary Jane Rife, 95, of Carey, passed away on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Upper Sandusky. She was born in Hardin County on Oct. 2, 1926, to the late H. Carey and Lillie (Wolfe) Hastings. On Dec. 14, 1946, she married Floyd Rife and he preceded her in…

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Julia Sebenoler

Julia “Julie” A. Sebenoler, 83 of Upper Sandusky and formerly of Los Angeles, Calif., died on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, at her brother’s residence. Surviving are her siblings, John (Julie) Sebenoler, Upper Sandusky; Susan Corbin, Lima; and Nancy Asbeck, Cincinnati. A private graveside service will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Upper Sandusky. Arrangements…

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Health Department COVID-19 update

November 22, 2021 Wyandot County Public Health COVID-19 Update: Open COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics (Moderna) are held on Fridays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Wyandot County Public Health. There are currently 179 active cases of COVID-19 in Wyandot County.  The cumulative case count since March 2020 is 3,604.  This includes 2,591 lab-confirmed cases and 1,013 probable…

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