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Jim Gucker selected as solicitor of Carey

Jim Gucker has been selected as the new solicitor of Carey. Village of Carey Council unanimously approved Gucker Aug. 15 to fill the position left vacant by Laurie Scheck’s resignation. Gucker is an attorney from Tiffin and has practiced for about 30 years. He has been solicitor for the villages of Sycamore, Republic and Marseilles.…

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Barbara Martig

Barbara Ann Martig, 80, Upper Sandusky, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. She is survived by two sisters, Betty Romich and Rose Marie (Paul) Amos, both of Upper Sandusky and two brothers, David (Jo) Miller, Upper Sandusky and Allen (Carol) Martig, South Carolina. Visitation was scheduled to be held from 10:30-11:30…

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Helen Bell

Helen Messmer Bell, 80, Upper Sandusky, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. She is survived by a son, Gary (Karen) Reed, Texas; and a daughter, Jackie (Ken Gooding) Boes, Tiffin. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky. A graveside service…

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Lois Prater

Lois A. Prater, 89, of Carey, passed away peacefully at 4:02 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, at Independence House in Fostoria with family by her side. Born Jan. 18, 1933, in Carey, she was the daughter of William D. and Geneva B. (Nutter) Dill. She married Herbert R. Prater on Feb. 5, 1949, in…

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Jerry Mathern

Jerry Lawrence Mathern, 68, Findlay, died Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at 8:45 a.m. in Findlay. Jerry was born Nov. 26, 1953, in Carey, to famed baker Charles “Cookie” Mathern and Barbara Della Orians Mathern. Jerry is survived by his ex-wife, Joyce Flanagan and their children, Christen, Emily, Caleb and Wesley (Elena) Mathern; grandchildren, Caroline and…

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Carey administrator resigns

Nathan Curtis, village administrator of Carey, announced his resignation Aug. 12. He has been employed by the village for 4 1/2 years, working first as assistant administrator under Roy Johnson and later assuming Johnson’s position as village administrator. Curtis stressed that “the timing of my resignation has nothing to do with what has taken place…

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Linda May

Linda P. May, 75, Tiffin, died at 6:05 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at her residence. She is survived by a daughter, Michelle Beard, Tiffin. A private family graveside service will be held at Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore. Arrangements were handled by Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore.

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Robert Bash

Robert S. Bash, 68, Forest, died on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. He is survived by his mother, Martha (Jones) Bash, Kenton; and daughters, Charity (Jeff) Holland and Amanda (P.J.) Noascono, both of Forest. Funeral Services will be held at noon on Monday, Aug. 15, at Clark Shields Funeral Home, Forest.…

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M. Louise Hemmerly

M. Louise Hemmerly, 83, Forest, died on Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. Surviving are her daughters, Beverly Lee, Forest and Teresa (Richard) Pennock, Sycamore. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at 11 a.m. at Jackson Center Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Clark Shields Funeral Home, Forest.

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David Rice

David E. Rice, 78, of Sycamore and formerly of McCutchenville, died at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, at his residence. He is survived by a daughter, Andra (Lance) Meyer, Hudson. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Trinity United Church of Christ, McCutchenville. A funeral service will follow…

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