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Friar Mark Weaver, OFM Conv.

Friar Mark Weaver, OFM Conv., of Clarksville, Ind., entered into eternal life on Monday evening, Feb. 19, 2024, at Baptist Floyd Health Center in New Albany, Ind. He was 72 years old. Friar Mark was born in Tiffin to Raymond and Joann (Gase) Weaver. He was born on July 2, 1951, and was the first…

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Melinda Kitzler

Melinda (Mindy) K. Kitzler, 70, of Carey, passed away Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, at Bridge Hospice in Findlay, surrounded by her loved ones. Mindy was born in Carey on March 2, 1953, to the late Wendel and Barbara (Johnson) Myers. After graduating from Carey High School, Mindy continued her education at Defiance College where she…

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Helen Vent

Helen M. Vent, 86, Upper Sandusky, died on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, at Marion General Hospital. Surviving are her children, Mary Beth (Mark) Hartenstein, Illinois; Jeannie M. (Bob) Mostoller, Jackie S. Vent, Charles F. (Laurie) Vent, Bernard F. (Donna) Vent Jr., Christopher J. (Sue) Vent, William J. Vent and Jerald L. (Heidi) Vent, all of…

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Dolores Mathias

Dolores E. Mathias, 102, of Carey, passed away Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Upper Sandusky. Dolores was born in Wyandot County on Dec. 1, 1921, to the late Leo and Frances (Haubert) Brodman. Dolores attended and graduated from Salem Township School in 1940. Dolores married Norbert G. Mathias…

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Nelson Conley

Nelson W. Conley, 84, Forest, died on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Jane (Krout) Conley, Forest; and children, Jerry (Heather Nease) Conley, Defiance; Robert Conley, Findlay; Linda (Marty) Justice and Lora (Eric) Miller, both of Forest. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 12:30…

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William Trautwein

William L. Trautwein, 68, Upper Sandusky, died on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Anita L. (Higgins) Trautwein, Upper Sandusky; and daughters, Jodi (Nathan) Smith, Cape Coral, Fla., and Jill (Patrick) Lee, Upper Sandusky. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 4-7 p.m. at Bringman Clark Funeral…

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James Lessig

James “Jim” Lessig, 97, of Carey, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, at Good Samaritan of Arlington. Jim was born to the late Lloyd E. and Violetta Elizabeth (Patterson) Lessig on Jan. 14, 1927. Jim grew up in Carey and attended Carey High School. Jim married Sally Wright on Sept. 9, 1950, at Grace United…

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Dorothy Rubenhagen

Dorothy L. Rubenhagen, 92, Upper Sandusky, died on Tuesday, Feb.13, 2024, at OSU Wexner Medical Center. Surviving are her children, Gregory (Bonnie) Leathem, Clyde; Jeffery (LouAnne) Leathem and Patrick (Carol) Leathem, both of Pennsylvania; Karen S. Griswold and Carolyn (Ken) Caudill, both of Upper Sandusky. Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20,…

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Shirley Ruffing

The strong, hardworking and fiercely independent Shirley Jean Ruffing passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, at Blanchard Valley Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Shirley was 74 years old and lived in Carey. Shirley was born on Dec. 28, 1949, in McArthur, to the late Brice Wright and Georgia Fraley and later moved to Carey.…

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Thomas Dunn

Thomas V. Dunn, 77, of Findlay, and formerly of Carey, entered his eternal home on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, at Birchaven Village with his wife at his side. He was born July 17, 1946, to Victor and Elizabeth (Ice) Dunn in Zanesville. They are both deceased. He attended grade school in Carey and was graduated…

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