Helen M. Bieniek, 91 years, of Temperance, MI passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 in Ebeid Hospice, Sylvania, OH. The daughter of William and Melvia (Cramer) Steele she was born May 26, 1923 in Paulding, OH.
Jim Wilusz, 86 years young and a life-long Toledo resident, lost his battle with bladder cancer on May 15, 2015 and is dancing his way to heaven.
Jim was a 1947 graduate of Woodward High School. He then received his education degree from Purdue University and his Masters degree from the University of Toledo. He then returned to his alma mater as a teacher, ultimately becoming a coach of a variety of sports, Athletic Director and Boys Dean. After 40 years, he retired and started to embrace even more his other passions of golf and dancing. Jim was inducted to the Woodward High School Hall of Fame in 1990, and has been a loyal Woodward High School volunteer serving on the Hall of Fame Committee and many reunion groups.
Louis F. Truna, 94 years, of Erie, MI passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 13, 2015 surrounded by his family in the Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo. Louis had worked as a carpenter, building his own home, and for Dana Spicer for many years, retiring in 1983.
Irma A. Smith, 87 years, of Toledo, OH passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Spring Meadows Senior Community. The daughter of Russell and Olivia (Stamper) VonBargen she was born February 21, 1928 in Cincinnati, OH. She graduated from Reading High School in 1946. In 1954 she married Henry L. Smith.
Norman Dennis Snyder, 73, of Largo Florida, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Norm was born in Toledo on July 2, 1941 to Avery and Pernell (Floyd) Snyder. Norm married the love of his life, Virginia Lee (Swisher) on February 6, 1960.
Martha Hoover died on April 23rd in Monroe, Michigan at the age of 97. She was born in Petersburg, Pennsylvania and moved to Detroit after World War II to set up housekeeping. She graduated from Business School and was an executive secretary before becoming a full time housewife. She took great pride in providing a loving home to her family.
Doris, L. Galdeen, 96 years, of Temperance, MI passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015 in Hickory Ridge. She was born January 19, 1919 to Delos and Grace (Contell) Webster in Davenport, Iowa. Doris married Owen Galdeen on October 16, 1934.
Mary Anne Pawlicki, 78, years of Temperance, passed away on April, 17 2015 at Ebeid Hospice. Mary Anne was born on July 17, 1936 to Paul and Helen (McGee) Martin. She was the eldest of five children. She worked as a political interviewer for Gallup and other companies for over 20 years.
Betty Frances McKimm, 86 years, of Toledo, OH passed away Friday, April 17, 2015 in her home with her family by her side. The daughter of Frank and Frances (Wurzinger) Beer, she was born on October 6, 1928 in Toledo, OH. Betty graduated from St. Ursula High School. On August 21, 1953 she married P. James McKimm he preceded her in death in 2001.
Ellen F. Paepke, 78 years, of Toledo, OH passed away Friday, April 10, 2015. She had worked as a nurses aide at Lake Park Nursing Facility for many years. The daughter of Fred and Nellie (Upchurch) Fox she was born March 22, 1937. April 7, 1956 she married Carl W. Paepke.