04/04/1920 - 07/22/2014
Rastus Collins, 94, formerly of Vickery, died at Providence Care Center in Sandusky on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Mr. Collins was born in Pike Co., Kentucky on April 4, 1920 to the late James Arthur and Ann (Brown) Collins. He moved to the area in 1966.
In 1985, Rastus retired from the Sandusky Crushed Stone.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Reva (Kidd) Collins, whom he married Sept. 1940. She preceded him on May 26, 1998. Also two sons, Larry Collins and Robert Collins, along with a daughter, Rosemary Collins preceded. Also a great granddaughter, Ava Grace Collins preceded him.
Survivors include children, Jett Lee “Bud” (Sheryl) Collins, Castalia; James (Maxine) Collins, Vickery; Jack (Kathy) Collins, Clyde and Kenneth Collins, Vickery. Eighteen grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren survive.
Visitation will be on Fri., July 25, 2014 from 10:00 AM until Noon at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St., Clyde. The graveside service will be at 12:30 PM at Greenlawn Memory Gardens.
Memorials may be made American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be sent to www.auxterfuneralhomes.com
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Visitation Date: 07/25/2014
Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 S. Main St., Clyde
Service Date: 07/25/2014
Service Location: Greenlawn Memory Gardens - St. Rt. 20, Clyde
William Charles Sanford
02/03/1936 - 07/17/2014
William Charles Sanford, Sr., 78, of Clyde, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at his home.
He was born February 3, 1936 in Clyde to the late John Harry and Hazel Elizabeth (Riedel) Sanford.
Mr. Sanford was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Clyde. He had worked for the City of Clyde in the street maintenance department. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, John Deere tractors, and building model cars.
On June 21, 1957 he married Mary Ellen (Hudson) and she survives in Clyde. Also surviving are their children: Carol Sanford of Orville; Barbara (Rex) LeJeune of Fremont; William Jr. (Beverly) Sanford of Oak Harbor; John (Jackie) Sanford of Clyde; James Sanford of Clyde; grandchildren: Jennifer Sanford; Courtney (Ben) Elam; Chrissy Sanford; two great-grandchildren; and his sisters: Janet Hendricks and Betty Bell, both of Clyde.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his daughter, Alison Sanford-Halley; grandson, John Sanford II; brothers: Harry (Pat) Sanford and Dick (Pat) Sanford; and brothers-in-law: Gerald Hendricks and Garry Bell.
Graveside services will be 11:00am Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at McPherson Cemetery in Clyde with Rev. David Gowen officiating. Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorials may be given to the Sandusky County Humane Society.
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Service Date: 07/22/2014
Service Location: McPherson Cemetery - corner of Maple St. and St. Rt. 20
Janet Valentine Post on July 20th, 2014 - 8:02 pm said:
Sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Remember many good times with everyone at the cottage.
Kim and Penny Kohlenberg on July 20th, 2014 - 6:07 pm said:
May you hold close to your heart the hope that you will see Bill again in his new home. Our prayers and love are with your family. May your Heavenly Father continue to give you peace. Love Kim and Penny Kohlenberg
Susan Hackenburg Bergeman on July 19th, 2014 - 10:27 pm said:
Bill was always kind to our family I know he will be missed
Jeremy M. Williamson
02/13/1979 - 07/14/2014
Jeremy M. Williamson, 35, of Bellevue, decided to be with God on Monday, July 14, 2014.
He was born February 13, 1979 in Norwalk to Michael A. & Laurie L. (Dick) Williamson.
Jeremy was a 1997 graduate of Bellevue High School. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and music.
Jeremys parents, Michael & Laurie Williamson, survive in Bellevue. Also surviving are his grandparents: Rose Dick of Bellevue and Charles Williamson of Gibsonburg; aunts and uncles: Rodney Dick of Bellevue; Chris (Tom) Snyder of Clyde; Tim (Kathy) Williamson of South Bend, Indiana; Diane (Jeff) Jones of St. Joseph, Michigan; Jim Williamson of St. Joseph, Michigan; and many cousins.
Jeremy was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert Dick and his grandmother, Mary Ann Williamson.
Memorial contributions in memory of Jeremy may be made to Back to the Wild, 4504 Bardshar Road, Castalia, Ohio 44824.... Read more
Aunt Kathy on August 4th, 2014 - 1:30 am said:
Our nephew was a young man who worked hard, loved his family, and was the ring bearer in the wedding to his uncle, Tim. His smile was sincere and sweet, and he resembled his father. He would have made a wonderful husband and father, himself. You both gave him a great deal of support and love. You were always there for him when he needed you. He loved you so much. He will be sorely missed and we all send to you our deepest sympathies and heartfelt prayers as you grieve this loss. May the happy memories that you cherish give you strength and joy in the months and years ahead. We send you our love, we are always here to listen when you want to reminisce. We all know that Jeremy is now at peace. We look forward to the one day when we will all be reunited, but until that day arrives, know that you are not alone. May God's peace be sufficient for you. In love, Tim and Kathy Williamson and Family.
Quentin and Tina Howard on July 24th, 2014 - 6:09 pm said:
Mike and Laurie, there are no words we can express at this time to relieve your hearts. Only know that we are your friends and if there is Anything we can do, please just ask. My heart sank the day I read of Jeremy's passing and my thoughts are consistently of the two of you. We love you guys and pray God's peace will be with you.
JAMES DAVID JR. on July 23rd, 2014 - 2:09 pm said:
Mike and Laurie, you have my sympathy and prayers in this difficult moment.
Rose (Fiore) Sartor on July 22nd, 2014 - 4:43 pm said:
Laurie and Mike, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time..
Kelly Baptista on July 22nd, 2014 - 12:54 pm said:
Mike and Laurie, Bill and I send our sympathy. May God heal your hearts and know that Jeremy is at peace.
Karen and Bernie Hartman on July 22nd, 2014 - 11:31 am said:
A heart full of sorrow. We pray for you as parents, Mike + Laurie. Sincere neighbors, Karen and Bernie.
Dean & Josey Redinger, Florida on July 21st, 2014 - 8:21 pm said:
Michael, Laurie & family our thoughts & prayers are with you, God Bless ...May he rest in peace !
Linda AOatley on July 21st, 2014 - 7:46 pm said:
Mike and Laurie, please accept my sincere condolences on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family
Karen David BH on July 17th, 2014 - 9:14 pm said:
Love you ...rest in peace.... You deserve it... Miss you and love you....
lou missler on July 17th, 2014 - 4:02 pm said:
mike and lori im so sorry for your loss you are two great people and Jeremy was a great guy always polite. please know your in my thoughts and prayers. may god be with you love lou
Debbie Claus on July 17th, 2014 - 1:41 pm said:
Mike and Laurie, I am so sorry about Jeremy. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you! Take care and God Bless. Always, Debbie
08/07/1926 - 07/14/2014
Clair Folk was born to Willie and Bertha Folk in Bellevue, Ohio on August 7, 1926. He was the youngest of ten children - five brothers and four sisters, now all deceased. He graduated from York High School in 1944.
He served in WWII in Okinawa with the 27th Division. When the war ended he flew into Japan from Okinawa and was one of the first Americans into Japan.
He married Phyllis Streeter on May 18, 1947 and she survives. They had two children, Carol (Robert) Bishop and Ronald Folk, both of Clyde. Three grandchildren: Dawn Distel, Eric Hall (deceased), and Rhonda (Johnny) Montgomery; six great-grandchildren: Kirsten and Megan Albright; Jenna and Audrey Distel; Alec and Nathan Montgomery.
He worked 40 years as a toolmaker, retiring from New Departure after 21 years.
He was a member of the Mt. Carmel Methodist Church, where he served as head usher for a time, as well as other offices of the church. He later became a member of First United Methodist Church in Clyde.
He enjoyed traveling and time spent in Florida. Also, he enjoyed wood working, gardening, reading, and spending time with his family. He was a member of Clyde VFW Post 3343 and American Legion Post 0046.
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Visitation Date: 07/18/2014
Visitation Location: First United Methodist Church - 510 West Maple Street, Clyde
Service Date: 07/18/2014
Service Location: First United Methodist Church - 510 West Maple Street, Clyde
Lois Sayles Arter on July 22nd, 2014 - 7:20 pm said:
TO: Mrs. Clair Folk and Family, I was so sorry to read of your husband's death in my most recent issue of the local paper. I send you my deepest sympathy along with special thoughts and prayers, Lois
Susan Hackenburg Bergenman on July 19th, 2014 - 10:22 pm said:
Ron, my sister Beth told me of your Fathers passing, I was sorry to hear that he was very kind to me when you introduced us many years ago my wish for you soon is to have a happy heart, Sue
MARK Rosche on July 17th, 2014 - 4:04 pm said:
My deepest sympathy to you, Carol, to Bob, to Ron, Dawn, and all of the wonderful grandchildren. May you get through these rough waters from the solace provided by God and your many many friends.
Vickie Dendinger on July 17th, 2014 - 12:48 pm said:
Dear Carol & Family: I am sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. He was such a kind and sweet little man :-) I enjoyed very much taking care of him when I worked at Orchard Grove. My sympathy to you and your family. God Bless You All
05/21/1930 - 07/13/2014
William H. Brown, 84, of Clyde, died at his home on Sunday, July 13, 2014.
Bill was born on May 21, 1930 in Welch, West Virginia to the now deceased William Wylie Buchanan and Louvis Alifair (Osborne) Brown.
He was a member of the Christ Church in Fremont and a life-time member of the American Legion. He had formerly been a member of the Clyde Christian Church.
Mr. Brown was a US Army veteran of the Korean War.
In September 1956, he began working for Ford Motor Co., in Sandusky. He retired from there in 1994.
On August 26, 1954 he married Jean Misener. She survives, along with five children; Bobbi J. (Doug) Boyer; David Brown; Daniel Brown, all of Clyde; William Jr., (Laurie) Brown, Paris, Ohio; and Darrell (Dana) Brown, Fremont. Grandchildren; Katie, Kelly; Andrew; Lyle, Lisa; Miranda; Joshua; Becky; Adrienne; Simone; Rebecca; William III; Wylie; Jennifer; James; Joshua; a sister, Virginia Stacy, Marlette,, MI. also survive. Fifteen great grandchildren are among the survivors.
Bill was preceded in death by siblings; Jackie Brown; Ronnie Brown; Ruth Justice and Bobbi Jean Brown.
Visitation will be on Tues., July 15, 2014 from 5-8:00 pm and the funeral will be on Wed., July 16, 2014 at 10:30 AM, all at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home.
Burial, with military honors, will be in McPherson Cemetery, Clyde.
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Visitation Date: 07/15/2014
Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio
Service Date: 07/16/2014
Service Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio
Bob & Deb Culbertson on July 15th, 2014 - 11:31 pm said:
Miranda Clark So sorry for your lose ! In July the heaven above has received 3 great people ! The Lord has something special for them ! Love & Prayers Bob & Deb
LaVaughn M. Glover
08/02/1940 - 07/08/2014
LaVaughn M. Glover, 73, of Clyde, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Autumnwood Care Center in Tiffin.
She was born August 2, 1940 in Clyde to the late Robert and Margaret (Ritchey) Hintz.
LaVaughn graduated from Clyde High School in 1958. She had worked at Hogue’s IGA, Miller’s Super Valu, and WeeCare Day Care. She was member of First United Methodist Church in Clyde where she had been very active in the United Methodist Women. She also taught Sunday School and Bible School for many years. She enjoyed camping, cooking, baking, and loved being around children.
On Oct 18, 1958 she married Lowell Glover, Sr. He preceded her in death on January 1, 2005.
Survivors include her children: Brenda (Bruce) Boissoneault of Sandusky; Lowell, Jr (Donna) Glover of Clyde; Margaret (Bryan) Hutton of Maumee; Roberta Glover of Bellevue; Kimberly (John) Moyer of Castalia; Gregory (Shelly) Glover of Tiffin; and Melissa (Rich) Stombaugh of Bellevue; eighteen grandchildren, Jeremey (Andrea) Nichols; Jason (Jackie) Nichols; Julie (Doug) Twilley); Deanna Glover; Renae(Thom) Weaver; Nichole Cousino; Brad Cousino; Adam Guice; Ean Sims; Chelsea Moyer; Courtney Moyer; John Moyer; Zack (Chloe) Ferris; Meredith Glover; Claire Glover; Abby Glover; Richie Stombaugh; Ryan Stombaugh; ten great-grandchildren; and her siblings: Marjorie (Elmer) McClanahan of Green Springs; Anita Anderson of Utah; Evelyn (Donald) Baker of Fremont; and Robert A. Hintz of Clyde.
In addition to her parents and her husband, LaVaughn was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Doris (Clenton) Noftz; brother, Donald Hintz, and grandson, Joshua Glover.
Visitation will be 4-8pm Thursday, July 10, 2014 at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St, Clyde. Her funeral service will be 11:00am Friday, July 11, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church, 510 W. Maple St, Clyde with Rev. Ray Kovach and Rev. Dennis King officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.
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Visitation Date: 07/10/2014
Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main Street, Clyde
Funeral Date: 07/11/2014
Funeral Location: First United Methodist Church - 510 West Maple Street, Clyde
Renee Kluding on July 14th, 2014 - 2:56 pm said:
Kim and Melissa - so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your families are in our prayers and thoughts. Renee and Tom Kluding
Carol Schwan Hoffman on July 11th, 2014 - 10:52 pm said:
Sorry to hear of your loss. I went to school with LaVaughn class of 1958. She will be missed. Carol Schwan Hoffman
Donna Jones on July 11th, 2014 - 1:48 pm said:
Kim and Melissa ... Sending a big hug your way. So sorry to hear of your loss.
Debbie Demuth on July 11th, 2014 - 3:23 am said:
So sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lu Ann & Dave Mulica on July 9th, 2014 - 6:25 pm said:
So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Community Hospice Care on July 9th, 2014 - 1:57 pm said:
We would like to offer our deepest sympathies to you for your loss. Thank you for the privilege you have given us to care for your loved one. Please remember our Bereavement Team is available to you during this difficult time if you should need us. Sincerely, Community Hospice Care Staff
Wilma Jean Mitchell
11/29/1930 - 07/04/2014
Wilma Jean Mitchell, 83, of Clyde, died Friday, July 4, 2014 at her home.
She was born November 29, 1930 in Cleveland to the late Albert and Genevieve (Holdsworth) Henry.
Wilma retired from the H.J. Heinz Company in 1989. She was a member of the Knifty Knitters Club in Clyde and a former member of the Eagles and Moose Club Auxiliaries.
On January 31, 1987 she married Dale Mitchell, he preceded her in death in 2007.
She is survived by her children: Kenneth (Rose) Smith of Green Springs, Thomas (Nancy) Smith of Paulding, Frank (Sharon) Smith of Clyde, Edward (Robin) Smith of Fremont, and Debra (Jack) Bradfield of Rising Sun. Sixteen grandchildren, twenty-seven great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, her brother, Wilbert (Louise) Henry of Fremont, and two sisters: Anna Nelson of Tyler, Texas and Diana (Ted) Gressman of Fremont also survive.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Wilma was preceded in death by her siblings: Charles Henry, James Henry, Ola Heileman, Gloria Breese, Juanita Hiller, Alberta Brininger and Mary Richards.
Visitation will be 6-8:00pm Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main Street, Clyde. Her funeral service will be 8:00pm on Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. David Gowen officiating. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Hospice of Memorial Hospital.
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Visitation Date: 07/08/2014
Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main Street, Clyde
Funeral Date: 07/08/2014
Funeral Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main Street, Clyde
Kandy Mullins on July 9th, 2014 - 10:12 pm said:
my prayers are with u, may God give u peace & comfort in ur loss. I dearly loved & will miss Wilma, her wit, the laughs & tears we shared. I found out late last night & was not able to attend the service. I will miss her dearly.
Jean Haren on July 8th, 2014 - 8:40 pm said:
I will miss Wilma's smile and wit at Knifty Knitters. Sorry I was unable to attend the service. You are all in my prayers. Please take care.
Jo Ann & Daryl Wing on July 8th, 2014 - 5:01 pm said:
We send our condolence, we loved Wilma so...she always sat beside me and my husband at Knifty Knitters. We enjoy chatting with her, she always had a great sense of humor. She will be sorely missed by us and the group at Knifty Knitters.
Scott and Kate Shammo on July 8th, 2014 - 12:49 am said:
Rest in Peace, Aunt Wilma. I remember the great summers I had growing up and staying at your home in Clyde. Will miss your wit and sense of humor and your wonderful laugh.
Rick on July 7th, 2014 - 5:05 pm said:
I will miss you Aunt Wilma...
lupe smith on July 7th, 2014 - 11:56 am said:
You have my deepest sympathy. You mom was a beautiful person..
04/09/1917 - 07/02/2014
Lucille Wott, 97, formerly of N. Church St., Clyde died on July 2, 2014 at Arbors of Clyde.
Lucille was born in Seneca Co. on Apr. 9, 1917 to the now deceased Clarence and Vera M. (Rober) Lorentz. She graduated in 1935 from Tiffin Columbian High School.
Mrs. Wott was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Clyde; the Art & Dinner Circle; Clyde Heritage League; Senior citizens in Fremont and Bellevue and had served on the election board.
She had been a welder at Clyde Porcelain Steel and then for 35 years the cook at the former Eliza Ramsey Home in Clyde, retiring in 1992.
On May 17, 1945 she married Lawrence Wott, he preceded her on April 22, 1982.
Survivors include a daughter, Bernadine Cummins, Southfield, MI; a son, Gary (Sandy) Wott, Clyde; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. One sister, Margaret Weisenberger, Tiffin and one brother, Clarence Lorentz, New Port, MI also survive.
She was preceded in death by a great granddaughter, four sisters, Ellen Oakleaf; Eileen Feasel; Ruth Lawson; Mary Kahler and one brother, Paul William Lorentz.
Visitation will be on Sun., July 6, 2014 from 3-7:00 pm at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde.The funeral will be on Mon., July 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM at the St. Paul Lutheran Church with the Rev. Alan Knoke officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens.
Memorials may be sent to St. Paul Lutheran Church.
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Visitation Date: 07/06/2014
Visitation Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 South Main St., Clyde
Service Date: 07/07/2014
Service Location: St. Paul Lutheran Church - Clyde
Jon, Ashley and boys on July 7th, 2014 - 8:32 pm said:
Our deepest sympathies, we wish we could be there
Cathie on July 3rd, 2014 - 7:53 pm said:
Thoughts and prayers for the family of Aunt Lou. I am lucky to have 3 afghans that she crocheted for me.
Gene and Gail Lorentz - on July 3rd, 2014 - 4:05 am said:
Our sympathy to the family of cousin Lucille. May all your many wonderful memories sustain you. She lived a long and wonderful life.
Thomas J. Leibengood
09/09/1954 - 06/10/2014
Thomas J. Leibengood, 59, of Green Springs, Ohio died on June 10, 2014 at the Cleveland Clinic.
Tom was born on Sept. 9, 1954 to the now deceased Rollie and Ruth (Conner) Leibengood. He attended Clyde schools.
Survivors include his siblings; Shirley McKee; Kathy Dragon; Carl Leibengood; Chuck Leibengood and Troy Leibengood. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
Mr. Leibengood donated his body to The Ohio State University.
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Diane Darr on June 20th, 2014 - 10:40 am said:
Tommy was my friend and I mourn his passing. You have my deepest sympathy.
Edna Vini Roth
02/07/1919 - 06/17/2014
Edna Vini Roth, 95, of Green Springs, died at Elmwood at the Springs on Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
Edna was born in Gibsonburg on Feb. 7, 1919 to the now deceased William and Mary (Gotz) Gerwin. She attended Gibsonburg school and had been a former member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church.
On Feb. 21, 1941, she married Wilson Carl Roth. He preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 1978.
Survivors include a daughter, Kathryn (Dennis) Jones, Groveport, Ohio; a son, William (Susan) Roth, Clyde; three granddaughters; Stephanie (Chris) Fritz; Jennifer (Jerry) Plummer; and Alison (Jason) Pridemore. Two great grandchildren, Kristina and Javier, along with her sister, Leah Keller, Fostoria, also survive.
Services will be on Sat., June 21, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio with the Rev. Ray Kovach officating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens.
Memorial may be made to the Hospice of the Donor’s Choice.
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Service Date: 06/21/2014
Service Location: Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home - 218 S. Main St., Clyde, Ohio
Becky Joseph on June 19th, 2014 - 4:17 am said:
Alison and Family, Edna was a the sweetest lady I know I took care of her when she lived at the Inn Beautiful.She loved to sit and chat and talk about her kids and Grandchildren. Alison I know how much she meant to you. I am deeply sorry for your loss.My thoughts and prayers are with you
Tammy (Gerwin) Duncan on June 18th, 2014 - 11:38 pm said:
So many fond memories of Aunt Edna, what a spunky lady she was!! Thanks for the memories Aunt Edna..and to the family you are in my thoughts and prayers today and the days to come!
Kevin O on June 18th, 2014 - 4:17 pm said:
Bill and Sue, I'm so sorry for your loss. I watched the video, great collage of memories.
Denny and Mary Kay Blair on June 18th, 2014 - 10:45 am said:
Sue and Bill, We are sorry for your loss. We extend our condolences to you and your family and wish you comfort in your memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.