slide1 slide2 slide3 slide4 slide5 slide6 slide7 slide8 slide9 slide10
 

Obituaries

 

Order Flowers

Iona Jean Hickson
05/15/1925 - 01/20/2017

Iona Jean Hickson, 91, Clyde, died at the The Willows on Friday, January 20, 2017.

Miss Hickson was the only child born April 15, 1925 to Harry F. and Beryl J. (Gattshall) Hickson in Cardington, Ohio.

She was a 1943 graduate of Cardington-Lincoln High School.

Iona was a WWII Navy veteran.

Surviving is her dear friend, Vera Lynn (Bill) Meyer lives in Clyde.

Visitation will be on Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 4-6:00 pm at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main Street, Clyde, Ohio.

The burial will take place in Glendale Cemetery, Cardington, Ohio on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 1:00 pm with military services.
... Read more

Visitation Date: 01/22/2017

Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio

Service Date: 01/23/2017

Service Location: Glendale Cemetery - Cardington, Ohio

 

Offer Condolences or Share your Memories




 

 

Order Flowers

Robert Lee Tucker Sr.
02/07/1940 - 01/20/2017

Robert Lee Tucker, 76, of Bellevue, passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at Stein Hospice of Sandusky.

He was born in Monterey, Tennessee, on February 7, 1940. He had worked as an installer for Northern Telephone, Bell Telephone, and General Telephone.

Robert is survived by his children: Robert Lee Tucker Jr. of Plantation, Florida and Elizabeth (Charles) Rogers of Boca Raton, Florida; his siblings: Mary Parlow of Sandusky; and Tom Parlow of Castalia; along with five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Hattie (Tucker) Parlow; a sister, Betty Owens; and his cousin, with whom he was raised, Ray Tucker.

Calling hours will be 8:30-10:00am on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St, Bellevue. His funeral service will be at 10:00am Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in York Chapel Cemetery. ... Read more

Visitation Date: 01/21/2017

Visitation Location: Auxter Funeral Home - 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, Ohio

Service Date: 01/21/2017

Service Location: Auxter Funeral Home - 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, Ohio

 

Offer Condolences or Share your Memories




 

 

Order Flowers

Curtis Brent Close
12/18/1941 - 01/17/2017

Curtis Brent Close, 75, of Bellevue, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Willows in Bellevue.

He was born December 18, 1941 to the late Edward and Bernice (Richards) Close. He is the beloved husband of Linda (Seel) Close for the past 46 years, and the loving father of Elizabeth "Libby" Close, (Rich), Jon Close (Donna), Elinor "Winkie" Close Mayse (Tony), and Curtis E. Close (deceased). He is survived by five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. One grandson preceded him in death in 2013. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Diane Seel, and many other extended family members.

Curtis was a 1960 graduate of Bellevue High School and a lifelong farmer and Pioneer Seed Distributor; along with other farming/excavating business interests. His hobby was tractor pulling. Curtis, known by "Brent" to many, was a founding member of the Bowling Green National Tractor Pullers Association. In 2016 he received the ultimate honor and was inducted into the Bowling Green National Tractor Pullers Hall of Fame. His last year of tractor pulling, he was the only puller to win The Indy Super Pull, The Bowling Green Nationals, and Louisville - the three biggest pulls of each year - all in the same year. Curt and Linda continued to attend and be involved in tractor pulls years after his pulling career ended. His love for machinery and farming was unmatched.

At his request, Curtis will be cremated. Calling hours will be 3-8:00pm Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St, Bellevue. A private memorial service will be held for the immediate family only.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the Curtis Brent Close Agricultural Scholarship.... Read more

Visitation Date: 01/21/2017

Visitation Location: Auxter Funeral Home - 1105 Castalia Street, Bellevue

 

Offer Condolences or Share your Memories




 

4 Condolences / Memories

Martha Siegel on January 20th, 2017 - 7:15 pm said:
Linda Libby John and Winky the Close family has been part of my life as long as I can remember Brent was a teenager I looked up to I so enjoyed our summers together at my Uncle Ferds Cottage in Huron. May God send you comfort in the days to come

Mel Poeppelman on January 20th, 2017 - 1:51 am said:
It was a pleasure working with you both. May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time.

Carol Buck on January 18th, 2017 - 7:58 pm said:
🙏🏻🙏🏻💕💕

Sharon Musser on January 18th, 2017 - 3:00 am said:
So sorry for your loss, Linda and family. I have known Brent all my life, he was quite a personality.


 

Order Flowers

Ilene H. DeWalt
05/21/1933 - 01/09/2017

Ilene H. DeWalt, 83, formerly of Clyde, died on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Eden Springs East, Green Springs, Ohio.

Mrs. DeWalt was the only child of John and Beatrice (Mowry) Hassinger. She was born in Sandusky on May 21, 1933.

She was a 1951 graduate of Margaretta High School.

Ilene was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church Clyde and a former blood mobile worker. For sixteen years she was an Avon Representative.

On August 24, 1957, she married Ervin Edward DeWalt. He preceded her in death on August 27, 1988.

Survivors include three children, John (Dawn) DeWalt; Jeannine (Mike) Kennedy all of Clyde; Samuel (Marilyn) DeWalt of Oak Harbor, Ohio. Six grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

Visitation will be on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10:00 am until the service at Noon at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main Street,Clyde, Ohio. The Rev. Alan Knoke will officiate. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society or donor’s choice of charity.

... Read more

Visitation Date: 01/21/2017

Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main Street, Clyde, Ohio

Service Date: 01/21/2017

Service Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main Street, Clyde, Ohio

 

Offer Condolences or Share your Memories




 

3 Condolences / Memories

Jake Pruitt Corrigan on January 18th, 2017 - 11:58 pm said:
Ilene was a dear friend of my grandmother, Gaylene Noftz. I have many fantastic memories of Ilene at various family gatherings, and most are filled with cackling laughter. My sympathies for your loss.

Linda Goretzki on January 18th, 2017 - 2:40 am said:
I am so sorry for your loss.

Rita Kohlenberg Owen on January 14th, 2017 - 1:30 pm said:
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God Bless.


 

Order Flowers

Clarence "Butch" Brown
09/18/1939 - 01/11/2017

Clarence "Butch" Brown, 77, of Clyde, died Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at his home.

He was born September 18, 1939 in Portsmouth, Ohio to Ellis and Elsie (Squires) Brown.

He attended Clay Township Schools before enlisting in the US Navy.

Butch is survived by his brother, Frank Brown of Clyde; and niece Peggy (Buck Gill) Brown.

He will be buried in the Veteran's Section of McPherson Cemetery.
... Read more

 

Offer Condolences or Share your Memories




 

 

Order Flowers

Clayton Larry Renfro
06/09/1946 - 01/05/2017

Obituary

Clayton Larry Renfro, 70, of rural Clyde, died at Stein Hospice, Sandusky on Thursday, January 5, 2017.

Clayton was born in Honeybee, Kentucky on June 9, 1946 to the now deceased Kelly and Georgie (Perry) Renfro.

He attended Thompson High School, then entered the United States Army during the Vietnam War, where he received his GED.

Mr. Renfro retired from the Whirlpool Corp after 36 years of service.

On March 27, 1967, he married Kathryn Mae Carter. She survives, along with their children, Duane Eugene Renfro, Oklahoma; Clayton Larry, J.r (Angela) Renfro, Clyde and Genine Renfro, Florida. Nine grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive. Two sisters, Geneve Dunlap and Valda Johnson both of Kentucky, survive as well.

Graveside military services will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10:30 AM at McPherson Cemetery, Clyde, Ohio. The Clyde VFW and American Legion will provide the service.

Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main Street, Clyde, Ohio is assisting the family with the service and arrangements.

... Read more

Service Date: 01/13/2017

Service Location: McPherson Cemetery - Clyde, Ohio

 

Offer Condolences or Share your Memories




 

1 Condolences / Memories

Karl and Marion Feasel Raypole on January 13th, 2017 - 2:55 pm said:
So, so sorry for your loss.We can't be there because of immediate family issues, sorry.


 

Order Flowers

LaMar Clair Gardner
08/21/1927 - 01/06/2017

LaMar c. Gardner, a retired Army veteran, passed away peacefully in his home of Fremont, OH Jan. 6, 2017. He was born August 21, 1927 in rural Vickery, OHIO to the late Charles V. and Mary L. (Carnicom) Gardner.



LaMar was a meat cutter for the Kroger Co. for 30 years and worked in the profession a total of 44 years.



LaMar was an avid bowler in various leagues in the Fremont community for 50 years. He was most recently voted into the Fremont Bowler's Hall of Fame. Other interests included his love for gardening and his Cleveland Indians!



Throughout his years, Lamar was active in many community organizations including, the Sandusky County Fair Board, the Clyde Grange, and the Exchange Club of Fremont where he served as past president. LaMar was also a member of the Fremont Eagles Aerie #712.



LaMar was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Edna M. (Jacops) Gardner.
He is survived by his children L. Grant (Darlene) Gardner, Janet (George) Broske, Charles W. (Ramona) Gardner, and a brother, Wayne (Dee) Gardner 6 Grandchildren, 3 Step-grandchildren, 9 Great grandchildren, and 6 Great step-grandchildren.

LaMar was a member of Grace Community Church 900 Smith Rd. Fremont, Ohio, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Jan. 11, 2017 with the Rev. Forest Kirchenbauer officiating.

Visitation will be from 3 - 7PM at Mitchel-Auxter Funeral Home 218 S. Main Clyde, Ohio on Jan. 10, 2017.



Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde with military rites provided by the Clyde VFW and American Legion.



Memorials can be made to Grace Community Church, Budget Fund.



... Read more

Visitation Date: 01/10/2017

Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio

Service Date: 01/11/2017

Service Location: Grace Community Church - Smith Road, Fremont, Ohio

 

Offer Condolences or Share your Memories




 

2 Condolences / Memories

David Lopez on January 10th, 2017 - 2:22 am said:
My deepest sympathy to the entire family. LaMar was always a warm, welcoming person . I always enjoyed the times spent with the family and especially holidays and fair season when he was involved on fair board. I recall his passion for his pigeons, furniture repair, and pitching horseshoes as well as bowling. You are in my prayers.

Jeff Harvey on January 9th, 2017 - 12:59 pm said:
My condolences to the family. Thanks for all the laughs LaMar. Until we meet again...


 

Order Flowers

Lucille Hannah Payne
07/04/1922 - 01/05/2017

Lucille Hannah Payne, 94 1/2, formerly of rural Clyde, more recently Fremont, died unexpectedly at the Toledo Hospital on Thursday, January 5, 2017.

Lucille was born on Homegardner Road, Margaretta Township, Erie County, Ohio on July 4, 1922 to Henry and Minnie (Miller) Kleinoeder.

She was a member of the 1940 graduating class of Margaretta High School.

On April 4, 1945, she married G. Weston Payne. He preceded her in death on June 4, 1987. Lucille was a homemaker and farmer’s wife.

Mrs. Payne was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church,Clyde. She was an avid baker of pies and cookies. She enjoyed gardening and flowers, along with crocheting.

Survivors include a daughter, Martha Lantz of Fremont; two sons, John (Linda Fox) Payne of Fremont and Mark (Gail) Payne of Clyde. Her daughter-in-law, Melinda Payne survives in Clyde. Eight grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren also survive.

Lucille was preceded in death by a son, William Payne; a son-in-law, Robert Lantz; and two brothers, Clarence “Jiggs” (Ruth) Kleinoeder and Richard (Amelia) Kleinoeder.

Visitation will be on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 1-5:00 pm at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio. The funeral will be on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 10:30 AM, following additional visitation from 9:00 am until the funeral at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Clyde, with Rev. Alan Knoke officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church or the donor’s favorite charity.
... Read more

Visitation Date: 01/08/2017

Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio

Service Date: 01/09/2017

Service Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church - Forest St., Clyde, Ohio

 

Offer Condolences or Share your Memories




 

3 Condolences / Memories

Associated Buyers Inc. on January 11th, 2017 - 2:07 pm said:
With Deepest Sympathy to the Payne Family In your time of sorrow may it ease your pain to know that others are thinking of you. Associated Buyers Employees and Their Families Edward, Sandra and Donald L. Schultz

Orlando and Maggie Ja on January 7th, 2017 - 3:40 pm said:
My prayers are with your family. Mrs. Payne was a lovely lady! I love you

Becky Brooks on January 6th, 2017 - 9:09 pm said:
So sorry for your loss.


 

Order Flowers

Opal Mae Britenburg
12/05/1920 - 12/27/2016

Opal Mae Britenburg, 96, formerly of Clyde, more recently in Loveland, Ohio with her daughter, died on Tuesday, December 27, 2016.

Opal was born in Vickery on December 5, 1920 to John and Alice (Lidke) Barr. She was a graduate of Clyde High School.

Mrs. Britenburg had been a human resourses secretary at the Eaton Corp. for thirty-three years.

On September 21, 1940 she married Homer Britenburg. He preceded her in death on November 11, 2006.

Survivors include two daughters, Brenda (James) Jones, Loveland, Ohio and Paula (Ken) Robb, Fremont, Ohio. Eight grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren also survive.

Opal was preceded in death by her son, William W. Britenburg on December 14, 2013; one sister, Frances Stout and brothers, Robert Barr; Chester Barr and Paul Barr. Also her parents, two grandsons and one great grandson are deceased,

Visitation will be on Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 11:30 AM until the service at 1:00 pm at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio with Rev. Jeremiah Diegel officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens.

... Read more

Visitation Date: 01/05/2017

Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main Street, Clyde, Ohio

Service Date: 01/05/2017

Service Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio

 

Offer Condolences or Share your Memories




 

 

Order Flowers

Frank Hall II
05/28/1966 - 12/28/2016

Frank Hall, II, 50, of Clyde died at the Heritage Village of Clyde on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.

Frank was born in Pocatello, Idaho on May 28, 1966 to Frank and Corrina (Neal) Hall. He graduated from Clyde-Green Springs High School/Vanguard in 1986.

Mr. Hall enjoyed hunting, fishing and country music. He was a published photographer, and had exhibited some of his photos at his most favorite pastime, the Sandusky County Fair.

He had retired from the Whirlpool Corp in 2008.

On September 19, 1987, he married Robin Kastor. She survives, along with their son, Ethan Hall, of Clyde; his mother, Corrina (Neal) Hall-Marshall of Clyde; his sister, Robin (Randie) Miller of Richwood, Ohio and half sister, Debbie Hall of Teaberry, Kentucky. Also surviving are twelve
nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews.

Frank was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 9:30 am until the service at 11:00 AM at Freewill Baptist Church, rural Clyde. Rev. Paul Tyree will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the Donor’s Choice.

Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio is assisting the family with arrangements.
... Read more

Visitation Date: 01/03/2017

Visitation Location: Freewill Baptist Church - Co. Rd. 178, Clyde, Ohio

Service Date: 01/03/2017

Service Location: Freewill Baptist Church - Co. Rd. 178, Clyde, Ohio

 

Offer Condolences or Share your Memories




 

7 Condolences / Memories

Michele Waterfield on December 30th, 2016 - 11:52 am said:
So sorry to hear of Franks passing. Your family will be in my prayers. Sorry for your loss.

Sonny Workman on December 30th, 2016 - 1:58 am said:
So sorry for your loss. Frank was a great man and I really enjoyed my time working with him and talking to him when I saw him out and about. God bless your family.

Rob & Becky Miller on December 30th, 2016 - 1:00 am said:
Robin, We are saddened to hear of your brother's death. Our hearts reach out to your family at this painful time.

Robin Miller on December 29th, 2016 - 11:52 pm said:
I love you Frankie. My heart is breaking till I see you again love u forever my little brother

Jessica and Seth Miller on December 29th, 2016 - 6:46 pm said:
We are so sorry for your loss. The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Sharie Starks on December 29th, 2016 - 6:23 pm said:
I worked with Frank on the old line 2. He was a very nice guy and a great coworker. Sorry for your loss Robin. Sending hugs and prayers!!

Margie Gatrell on December 29th, 2016 - 5:49 pm said:
Robin sorry for your loss prayers for you and family love Margie


Obituaries

Iona Jean Hickson

05/15/1925 - 01/20/2017

Iona Jean Hickson, 91, Clyde, died at the The Willows on Friday, January 20, 2017. Miss Hickson was the only child born April 15, 1925 to Harry F. ... Read more

View Schedule


Robert Lee Tucker Sr.

02/07/1940 - 01/20/2017

Robert Lee Tucker, 76, of Bellevue, passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at Stein Hospice of Sandusky. He was born in Monterey, Tennessee, on Feb... Read more

View Schedule


Curtis Brent Close

12/18/1941 - 01/17/2017

Curtis Brent Close, 75, of Bellevue, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Willows in Bellevue. He was born December 18, 1941 to the late... Read more

View Schedule

 
 
COPYRIGHT © 2017 Auxter Funeral Home | Bellevue, OH • Clyde, OH
WEBSITE DESIGN BY: LIFESTYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC  Sitemap