Area Obituaries

Ronald Uhls Jr.

Ronald N. Uhls Jr., 55, of Englewood, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Ronald had a deep love for his family. He was an avid Browns fan and loved to travel, especially to Germany and the ocean. Ronald was a proud Navy veteran who served aboard the USS Independence. He is survived by his…

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Leura Riedel

Leura Riedel, 86, of Cody, Wyo., passed away Feb. 15, 2019, at West Park Long Term Care Center. Leura was born in Mt. Cory, on Feb. 20, 1932, to Oren and Carrie (Gobrecht) Bibler. She met Harvey Riedel Jr. in Sycamore, and they married in Oct. 1950. They moved with their three sons to Cody…

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Ronald Thomas

Ronald E. Thomas, 80, of Carey, died at 8:23 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, at his residence. Born Oct. 18, 1938, in Wyandot County, he was the son of the late Blaine and Elizabeth (Hunter) Thomas. He is survived by an aunt, Alice Young; a sister-in-law, Eva Pahl; and many nieces and nephews. He was…

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David Haferd

David E. Haferd, 91, of rural Carey, died Feb. 18, 2019, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital’s emergency room in Upper Sandusky following a short illness.  He was born Aug. 12, 1927, on the farm in Tymochtee Township, Wyandot County, where he farmed and lived his whole life. He was the fifth of six children of Ralph…

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James McVitty

James W. McVitty, 88, Forest, died on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. He is survived by a sister, Anna Belle Kliber, Sugar Creek. Visitation will be held from noon-2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17, at Clark Shields Funeral Home, Forest. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at the funeral…

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Gayle Warner

Gayle Louise Warner, 89, of McCutchenville, died at 11:10 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Autumnwood Care Center in Tiffin. Born March 20, 1929, in Sycamore, she was the daughter of Gail and Mary Lucille (Gaver) Feagles. She married Delbert Clayton Warner on Sept. 26, 1947, in Tiffin. He preceded her in death on…

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Betty Earl

Betty R. Earl, 95, formerly of Carey, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at 6:29 a.m. at The Inn at Westbrook, Upper Sandusky. Born in Carey on Sept. 20, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Forrest C. and Mabel M. (Smith) Wenner. On Aug. 17, 1941, in Napoleon, Betty married Ervin L. Earl. He…

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Gary Bishop

Gary L. Bishop, 78, of Upper Sandusky, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at 1:45 a.m. at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. Born in Wyandot County on Sept. 16, 1940, he was the son of the late Carlton L. and Rema E. (Casteel) Bishop. He is survived by a sister, Sue (Fred) Thompson, Carey; a nephew,…

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Karen Kidd

Karen S. Kidd, 75, Dunkirk, died at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. She is survived by her children, Debby Sue (David Sr.) Reigle, Arlington; and James (Rebecca) Kidd, Wapakoneta. Visitation will be held Monday, Feb. 11, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Clark Shields Funeral Home, Forest. A funeral service will follow at 10:30…

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David O’Flaherty

David C. O’Flaherty, 87, of Carey, died at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. Born in Carey on Feb. 9, 1931, he was the son of the late Henry and Armella (Frisch) O’Flaherty. Dave married his high school sweetheart, Rosely Stombaugh, on Dec. 2, 1950, at Our Lady of…

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