Joseph Wolph

Joseph Brandon Wolph, 38, of Fostoria, passed away at 4:30 a.m. Saturday. July 11, 2020, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. He was born Nov. 16, 1981, in Fostoria, to Daniel P. and Karen (Burris) Wolph. He married Christina M. “Christi” Prescott Oct. 19, 2013, in Millersburg. Surviving are his wife, Christi Wolph, Fostoria; son, Lane,…

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Elroy Kitzler

Elroy B. “Jack” Kitzler, 93, of Carey, died Thursday, July 9, 2020, at OSU Wexner Medical Center, Columbus. Born in Carey on Nov. 8, 1926, he was the son of the late Gerald F. and Helen (Hudson) Kitzler. Jack married Gloria Ruffing on Sept. 9, 1950. She preceded him in death on June 12, 2014.…

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Herbert Risner

Herbert Hoover Risner, 89, died peacefully at his home in LaFayette on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Born in Carey on Sept. 10, 1930, he was the son of the late Osville and Mary E. (May) Risner. Herbert married Betty L. Ritter on Nov. 22, 1950. She preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 2017. Surviving…

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William Shonkwiler

William Ezra “Bill” Shonkwiler, 82, of Carey, passed away at 6:07 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at home with his family close. Bill was born in Ruggles on July 24, 1937 to the late Frank E. and Olive (Spafford) Shonkwiler. He married Sally O. Young on June 25, 1956 in LaGrange, Ind. Sally survives…

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Billy Smith

Billy L. Smith, 83, Upper Sandusky, formerly of Carey, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. He was born on Aug. 28, 1936 in Lexington, Miss., son of the late Charles W. and Vallie L. (Malone) Smith. Billy is survived by two children, Rich (Carol) Smith, Upper Sandusky, and Melody (Kai) Aryana,…

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Elsie Lake

Elsie I. Lake, 84, of Carey, died Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 7:16 p.m. at her residence. Born in Cragsmoor, N.Y. on Jan. 27, 1936, she was the daughter of John and Isabelle (Martyn) Stedner. She married John Lake Jr. on June 5, 1954 in Ellenville, N.Y. He preceded her in death on July 9,…

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Terry Conley

Terry L. “Turk” Conley, 61, Carey, died Thursday, July 2, 2020, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Jackie L. (Hotelling) Conley, Carey; and children; Matthew L. Conley, Macy M. Conley and Megan N. Conley, all of Carey. Visitation will be held Monday, July 6, from 3-7 p.m. at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.…

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Joseph Shultz

Joseph L. Shultz, 90, Warren, died Friday, June 12, 2020, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Patrick-Shultz, Warren; and siblings, Edward Shultz, Carey; Elsie (Joe) Bishop, Findlay; and Clara Murray, Arizona. A mass of Christian burial was held June 16 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, St. Cyril and Methodius…

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The Rev. Harley Duncan

The Rev. Harley F. Duncan, 98, Upper Sandusky, died Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at his residence. He is survived by daughters, Lois Duncan and Esther (Rick) Toland, both of Upper Sandusky; Sarah (John) Mulvany, Grove City; Christie (Jim) Abendroth, Gahanna; and Linda (Larry) Pusey, Idaho. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 7, from 4-7 p.m.…

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Charlene Gase

Charlene “Aunt Sunny” Gase, 62, of New Riegel, passed away Monday morning, June 29, 2020, at Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria. She was born on Oct. 12, 1957 in Tiffin, to James E. and Ethel V. (Tiell) Gase. Survivors include her brother, Larry (Merri) Gase of Fostoria; sister, Kathy Hemminger of Texas; and many nieces,…

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