Shirley Mae Kieffer, formerly Barber joined our heavenly Father on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 at the age of 87 at the Altenheim Nursing Home in Indianapolis, Indiana. Shirley graduated from Shelby High School, was a Registered Nurse and worked for many years at the Shelby Memorial Hospital. She was one of four children, born to Isabelle and Frank Mc Laughlin from Shelby, Ohio and is preceded in death by her parents, brother Mahlon, sister Patricia Farmwald and husband Robert W. Kieffer. She is survived by her sister Nancy Laird; four children, Pamela Lashley, Susan Webb, Jo Cook, Rebecca Williams, six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren one great, great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. She was dearly loved and will be missed.
Ernest C. "Ernie" Jenkins, age 83, former Shelby resident died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the Sanctuary at Tuttle Crossing in Dublin following an extended illness.
Born February 20, 1932 in Shelby to Clyde and Ethel (Rigg) Jenkins, he had been a Shelby resident the majority of his life. Through desire and determination, at the age of 47 Ernie proudly received his GED in 1979. He had worked at American Tower as a truck driver and maintained his CDL license, which he put to good use throughout his lifetime. He also worked at Shaffer Valve starting as a welder, successfully completed the Dale Carnegie Course and eventually became a salesman. Ernie retired from the Ohio Steel Tube in 1994. After his retirement he enjoyed working at Thunderbird Hills Golf Course in Huron and Burnham Orchards in Berlin Heights.
Ernie was a member of the Shelby Athletic Club and active member of the Huron Eagles Club. Luck on his side, he loved anything to do with betting, scratch offs and pull offs and seemingly won everything. An avid golfer, he also enjoyed riding his motorcycles and scooters. He was a great socializer who loved driving and traveling the countryside.
He is survived by his son, Craig Alan Jenkins of Mansfield; three daughters, Regina Lynn (Paul) McAllister of Huron, Charla Rae (Bill) Bartelt of Worthington and Laurie Ellen (Kim) Baird of Cincinnati; twelve grandchildren, Aaron (Jessica) Jenkins, Alise (Jeffrey) Robinson, Sarah (Brad) Davis, Mark (Stephanie) Leonhardt, Audrey Leonhardt, Stephanie Luna, Brad (fiance, Kali) Bartelt, Lizzie Bartelt, Emily Bartelt, Ellen (Jon) Perez, Kelly Baird and Brian (fiance, Kendall) Baird; two step-grandchildren, David McAllister, and Emily McAllister; eight great-grandchildren; five sisters, Beatrice Hall and Eva Mae Cattey of Shelby, Sylvia Argo of Ontario, Clara Mosley of Bucyrus and Gladys Durfee of Mansfield, special friend Virginia Dilgard of Ashland, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 59 years, Carol Sue "Susie" Jenkins; two sisters, Eunice Clabaugh and Ella Argo.
Memorial services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, March 28, 2105 at the Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby. Rev. Russel Yoak, of the First Lutheran Church, will officiate with interment in Oakland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 10:00-11:00 AM. Memorial expressions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.
On line condolences may be made at www.barkdullfu neralhome.com.
Victor Arredondo, 50, of Carey, died March 22, 2015. Visitation will be March 25, 2015 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey. Funeral service will be Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Carey. Online condolences may be sent to: StombaughBatton.com.
Ferris Lee Stumbo, age 66, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015 after a short illness.
A Christian funeral service was held on Wednesday, March 25, at the Willard United Baptist Church in Willard
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Former resident John Victor Emery II died on March 19.
He was the son of Dr John Emery (deceased) and Marilyn (Miller) Emery (Valrico FL).
John is survived by his wife Mary, son John and daughter Lori. His sister Kathy Mulvihill, brothers Gregg (Kathy) and David (Meredith); nephews Drew, John and Austin, niece Erin and many friends.
Teresa Mary Sutliff Hough, 92 of Middlefield, Ohio died February 21, 2015. She was born May 13,1922 to Lewie David and Madeline Elizabeth (Pitzer) Sutliff in Greenwich, Ohio. Terry graduated from Willard High School in 1940 and married George Hough in 1941. They lived many years in the Mansfield and Macedonia, Ohio areas where she was active in cub scouts and PTA Council.
Terry was preceded in death by her husband and soul mate, George in 1999. She is survived by son, Gary (Sharon) and daughter Mary Lou Giudice (Timothy), grandsons David and Aaron Hough, Christopher Giudice and five great grandchildren.
Terry and George moved to Jamaica Bay, Fort Myers in 1978.She was an active member and served on the Board of Directors of the Jamaica Bay Club. Her love of people made her the perfect membership chairperson for many years. She was an active member of the Continental Women's Club, Wesley Memorial Methodist Church and several bridge clubs.
She will rest in Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida with her husband George.
Eloise A. Evans, 81, of Greenwich, passed away late Monday, March 23, 2015 at Stein Hospice of Sandusky.
She was born May 17, 1933, in Boughtonville, Ohio, daughter of the late Fred and Wilma (Woolison) Ebinger.
Eloise graduated from Greenwich High School. After high school she worked for Centaur Manufacturing, Willard United Bank and Evans Sales and Service.
She enjoyed playing the piano and organ. Eloise cherished spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Eloise is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Arthur; sons, Mark (Christina) Evans and Michael (Kandee) Evans both of Greenwich; grandchildren, Ashley (Seth) Fishbaugh, Brandon (Amber Leininger) Evans, Cara Evans, Cassie (Brandon) Swanson and Clay (Krystin Midkiff) Evans; great-grandchildren, Coen Fishbaugh, Kinsley Swanson and one more on the way; siblings, William Dale Ebinger of Norwalk, Darlene M. McDougal of Newark and Doris (Darryl) Edwards of Greenwich; sister-in-law, Jennie Ebinger of Greenwich and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Robert (Margaret) Ebinger, Earl (Lucille) Ebinger and Evert Ebinger and sisters, Alice Carol Ellis and Clara Ellen Ebinger in infancy; brother-in-law, Harold McDougal and sister-in-law, Jean Ebinger.
Her family will greet friends from 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 28 until the 11 a.m. memorial service at Eastman Funeral Home, 49 West Main Street, Greenwich with Pastor Bob Hudberg officiating.Burial will follow in Edwards Grove Cemetery, Greenwich.
Contributions may be given to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870 or Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Ave, Norwalk, Ohio 44857. Words of sympathy to her family can be expressed online at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.
Mary Frances Hamilton, 61, of Fitchville, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk. She was born April 25, 1953, in Martin, KY, lived in New London up until about 10 years ago and then moved out to Fitchville.
Mary was a member of the Church of Christ in Fitchville. She loved flowers and had immaculate flower beds. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her life.
Mary is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Donald; daughter, Loriann (Troy) Green of New London; grandchildren, Mary Frances Rose of Huron, Donald (Dessirae) Finch of New London and Patience Green of New London; step granddaughter, Samantha Green of Tiffin and great grandchildren, Tucker and Kailey Finch. She is also survived by her siblings, Everett (Sue) Carroll of Harold, KY, Edgar (Fay) Carroll of New London, Della Hall of Harold, KY, Paul (Marlene) Carroll of Grethel, KY, Cheyenne Williams of New London, Ray Williams of New London, Adrian Bee Carroll of Harold, KY, Vannie May of Harold, KY and Joyce of KY.
She was preceded in death by her father, George (Vernie) Carroll; mother, Cindy (Dennis) Williams and siblings, Alex and Ellis.
A funeral service was held Thursday, at Eastman Funeral Home, 200 West Main Street, New London with Allen Hale officiating.
Condolences may be expressed to her family online at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com