Obituary

Carolyn Sue Koontz

Carolyn Sue Koontz, 69, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Tuesday November 13, 2018. She was born March 11, 1949 in Toledo, Ohio to Richard Sr. and Virginia (Hartman) Koontz. Carolyn worked for several years as a cook for Bowling Green State University Food Service and at the Wood County Jail. In her younger years she loved spending time fishing. She was an avid crocheter, and enjoyed going to the casino to gamble and going out to eat with her friends and family. She is survived by her brother Richard Jr. (Rosie) Koontz, of Bowling Green, Ohio, sisters Jean Lawson of Texas and Jill (Alan) Hager of Michigan, daughter-in-law Janet Koontz of Bowling Green, Ohio and ex-husband Timothy Lindamuth. Services for Carolyn will be private for her family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 W. Wooster St. To share an online condolence or fond memory with the Koontz family, please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.

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Barbara Haddox

Barbara Jean Haddox, 93, of McComb, peacefully passed away in her home at 8:05 AM  Monday, November 5, 2018. She was born November 4, 1925, to the late Russell and Blanche (Finfrock) Williams. She married James R. Haddox on August 31, 1947, who survives in McComb.Barb is also survived by children: Diane (John) Hohn, Forest; Linda Parente, Findlay; Patricia (Greg) Adams, Chaska, Minnesota; Nancy (Lee) Lilly, Avon, Indiana and James W. (Carol) Haddox, McComb; fourteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her sisters Kate Rader and Martha LaSalle. Barb graduated from Bellevue High School in 1943 and attended Bowling Green State University before working at the Bellevue Gazette. She often shared the story of being called in to work in the early hours of June 6, 1944, to help with the publication of the special D-Day edition.  She also worked at the family owned McComb Lumber Company.  Barb was a member of the McComb United Methodist Church where she participated in the UMW and Bible studies. She was a member of the Query Club, Pinochle Club and a Mothers Club.  She enjoyed reading, sewing and traveling; however, her greatest joy was time spent with her grandchildren, who all remember her for her special hugs and laughter. Visitation will be held at the on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 PM in the HARTLEY-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME, 370 Park Dr S., McComb, Ohio, Additional visitation will be on Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 12-2 PM, followed by her funeral service at 2:00 PM in the funeral home with Rev. Howard Mayne, officiating. Interment will be in the McComb Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice or the McComb United Methodist Church. The family extends their gratitude and appreciation to Bridge Hospice and Caretakers staffs for their loving and supportive care. Hartley-Hanneman Funeral Home is honored to serve Barbara’s family and encourages those wishing to send a condolences or a fond memory are asked to visit www.hannemanfh.com.


Richard ‘Curly’ Wyss

Richard “Curly” Wyss, age 80 of Perrysburg, Ohio passed away Friday, November 2, 2018 at his residence. He was born August 25, 1938 to Robert and Ellenora (Hartman) Wyss in Fremont, Ohio. Following a nearly 3-year courtship, he married Catherine F. Kirk at St. Rose Catholic Church in Perrysburg on September 3, 1960. Together, they celebrated 58 years of marriage and raised 5 children. Curly was a Transmission Repairman at the GM Powertrain Toledo Plant for 30 years before his retirement. Curly was a man very devoted to his family. He was an avid participant in his children’s activities as they grew such as: Little League, Boy Scouts and their many other activities. When becoming a grandfather, he continued to get great pleasure attending all of their events. He enjoyed collecting HO Trains, playing Dartball, being active at the Perrysburg Senior Center, and rooting for the Cleveland Indians. However, it was family that was the center of Curly’s life and always remained his greatest joy. In addition to his wife Catherine, Curly is survived by his children: Michael (Mike Hartman) Wyss of IL, Terri (Mike) Redman of Bowling Green, Brian (Sue) Wyss of Elliston, John (Shelly) Wyss of Deshler, Katrina (Sara Eisenbaum) of Perrysburg; grandchildren: Blair, Brooke, Cortney, Ren, Brian Jr., River, Logan, Maria, Baylee, Cole, Cyruss, Robert and David; sisters: Janet Keaton and Ann Phillips; brothers: Stan Young, Dennis (Carol) Wyss and Ronnie Wyss. Curly was preceded in death by his parents, brother LeeRoy Wyss and sisters: Mary Hough and infant sister Jean. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018 at St. Rose Catholic Church, 215 E. Front Street, Perrysburg. Family and friends will be received at 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Celebrant will be Father George Wenzinger. The St. Rose Helping Hands will be serving a bereavement meal in the church basement immediately following the Mass. Interment will be in Troy Township Cemetery in Luckey, OH. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials take the form of contributions to: Southern Care Hospice, St. Rose School or the Perrysburg Senior Center. Those wishing to express a word of encouragement, share a memory, or photo may do so at: www.marshfuneralhomes.com.


Jerry L Hayhurst

Jerry L. Hayhurst, 78, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away November 4, 2018. She was born November 22, 1939 in Dayton, Kentucky to Kendall and Elizabeth (Valentine) Ray. She married David Hayhurst and he survives in Bowling Green. Jerry was an avid sewer, making number memory bears out of loved ones clothing for family and friends. She was a homemaker and loved to cook large meals from scratch for her family. She was extremely charitable making and donating numerous items to various Veterans organizations. Jerry was very loving and what she cherished most in life was spending time with her family and pets, including birds, cats and dogs. Along with her husband David, Jerry is survived by her sons James Hayhurst of Toledo, Ohio and John Hayhurst of Bowling Green, Ohio, daughter-in-law Kathy Pultz of Bowling Green, Ohio, sisters Anna (Robert Youtsey of Alexandria, Kentucky, Peggy (Matz) Racke of Florence, Kentucky and Juanita (Richard) Smith of Butler, Kentucky, brother John (Mary) Ray of Elizabthtown, Kentucky, grandchildren Misty Kaczmarek, Noah Tipton, Crystal (David) Ball and Josh Keatley and great-granddaughter Lily. She was preceded in death by her daughter Constance Hayhurst, and brothers Seldon Ray, Kendall Ray Jr. and Bill Ray. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday November 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 W. Wooster St. Rev. Kathy Archer will officiate. Visitation will be held Friday morning at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to Bridge Hospice, 1069 Klotz Road Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. To share an online condolence or fond memory with the Hayhurst family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.


Macy A Tschappat

Macy Tschappat, beloved husband, father & friend died at St. Luke’s Hospital early Wednesday morning, October 31, 2018. Macy was born in Toledo, OH, but spent most of his time in Portage & Custar, OH. He loved to hunt, fish, and spend time outdoors. The woods and the river were his homes away from home. If not hunting or fishing, he could be found sitting on the porch with his tried & true animal companion, Hunter. When he did stay inside, he enjoyed playing Yahtzee & Euchre with his family. He loved classic rock music and would play “Who sings it?” with anyone who would play along. He was preceded in death by his mother, Teresa Sleighton; brothers-in-law, Jeff Rashley & Lowell Barbee. Macy is survived by his wife, Beth; daughter, Hannah; brother Terry (Eunice) Tschappat; sisters Kim (Doug) Woods and Kelly (Ray) Gravelle; Brothers-in-law Tom (Bonnie) Rashley & Kevin (Bonnie) Rashley; Sisters-in-law, Helen Rashley, Susan Barbee, & Debra (Peter) Villalovos. Through his dedicated 30+ years with the Public Works Division of the City of Bowling Green, Macy spent a lot of his time rebuilding, by hand, the wall surrounding the city park in Bowling Green. He also enjoyed tending to and mowing the various parks around BG. Macy was a loving husband and father who was always laughing, smiling, and joking. His smile was contagious and his laugh brought so much joy. Visitation will be on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster St., P.O Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402, where a Celebration of his life will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the Remembrance Chapel. Donations in Macy’s honor may be made to the Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Foundation for the Wintergarden / St. John’s Nature Preserve 1291 Conneaut Ave. Bowling Green OH 43402. Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve Macy’s family and encourage those to share a fond memory or condolence by visiting www.hannemanfh.com.


Charles H Wolford

Charles H. Wolford, 81, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away October 31, 2018. He was born September 29, 1937 in Campbellsville, Kentucky to Frank and Norene (Collingwood) Wolford. He married Claudell McDonald on August 20, 1966 and she survives in Bowling Green. Charles was a graduate of Firelands High School and went on to attend BGSU. He served his country proudly in the United States Army. He was the owner of C & C Fabrication in Bowling Green, retiring in January of 2018. Charles served as a Bloomdale volunteer fireman and Bloomdale councilman. He was a member of the Maumee/Bowling Green Elks Lodge 1850 and Turtle’s Pond #1. Along with his wife of 52 years, Claudell, he is survived by his children Michael McHaffie of Waterville, Ohio, Mark (Marcia) Wolford of Portage, Ohio, Kathy (Robert) Wagner of Findlay, Ohio, Patti McHaffie of Houston, Texas, Connie Tittsworth of Houston, Texas, Becci Johnson of Alpharetta, Georgia, Anne (Steve) Hilbert of Jasper, Georgia and Cindy (William) Witzler of Bowling Green, Ohio. He is also survived by his brother Allen Wolford of Buffalo, Minnesota, 15 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Sunday November 4, 2018 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 West Wooster St. An Elk’s Service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. His funeral service will be held on Monday November 5, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Dale Schaefer will officiate. Interment will follow at Wood County Memory Gardens in Bowling Green where Military Honors will be rendered by the Wood County Honor Detail. Memorial contributions may be given in his memory to a charity of the donor’s choice. To share an online condolence or fond memory with the Wolford family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.


Marilyn J Beattie

Marilyn J. Beattie, 93, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away October 27, 2018. She was born September 10, 1925 in Findlay, Ohio to Dr. Clayton and Ethel (Biddle) Shuck. She married Dr. Robert S. Beattie on June 13, 1947 and they enjoyed fifty-nine years of marriage until his death in 2006. Marilyn was a 1943 graduate of Findlay High School and she obtained her bachelor’s degree from Otterbein College in 1947 where she was crowned homecoming queen her sophomore year and selected for the women’s athletic honorary her junior year. Marilyn was a 56 year member of First Presbyterian Church in Bowling Green where she served as an elder and trustee and was past president of the Presbyterian Women. She was a former member and past president of the Wood County Hospital Guild, former member and past president of P.E.O. Sisterhood Chapter AA and the first chairperson and longtime volunteer for Wheeled Meals in Wood County. She was a breast cancer survivor and was active in the Reach to Recovery program to support other women. Marilyn received the Bowling Green Outstanding Citizen Award in 1981. In addition to volunteering, Marilyn’s interests also included gardening, cooking and reading. She enjoyed attending her children’s and grandchildren’s numerous activities over the years. Marilyn was devoted to her family, church, friends and community and she will be remembered for her exceptionally kind spirit. Marilyn was also preceded in death by her son Steven, brother Dr. Emerson Shuck and sister Ruthanna Robertson. She is survived by her sons Dr. Thomas (Elizabeth) Beattie of Newark, Ohio, Daniel (Kathy) Beattie of Bowling Green, Ohio and David (Quin) Beattie of Dublin, California; grandchildren Emily (Darren) Demaree, Laura (Karl) Kornides and John Beattie; Hallie Beattie, Max Beattie and Molly Beattie; Spencer Beattie and Alexis Beattie; and great-grandchildren Isabelle, Thomas and Kathryn Demaree and Nila Kornides. Marilyn’s family is grateful to the staff of Brookdale Senior Living and Clare Bridge Memory Care for their many years of compassionate care. Visitation will be held on Friday November 2, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 West Wooster St. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday November 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 126 S. Church St. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Rev. Mary Jane Saunders will officiate. Interment will immediately follow the service at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bowling Green. Memorial contributions may be given in Marilyn’s memory to the First Presbyterian Church. To share an online condolence or fond memory with the Beattie family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.