Pearl Beair

NORTH BALTIMORE — Pearl Beair, 86, of North Baltimore, died at 7:15 p.m. Saturday at Bowling Green Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.

Man arrested on assault charge

A rural Mount Blanchard man was arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at another person last week, authorities reported. Steven E. Shearer, 44, was taken into custody for felonious assault, a second-degree felony, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office....

Isabel Turner

Isabel Jane Shields Turner, age 92 of Findlay, died Wednesday, January 29 2014 at 2:15pm at Sterling House of Findlay surrounded by her family. She was born December 19, 1921 in Hardin County to the late George J. Crawford and Annabelle (Blayney) Crawford. Isabel married Hal D....

Anna Dysinger

Anna Mae Dysinger, age 90, of Findlay, died Friday morning, January 31, 2014 at her residence. She was born on August 16, 1923, to the late Everett and Eva (Huntsman) Hartranft in Hancock County. She married Robert C. Dysinger on May 29, 1943, and he preceded her in death after...

Dean Decker

Dean Edis Decker, 81, of rural Findlay passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. He was born on December 6, 1932, to the late Don and Alma (Essinger) Decker in Hancock County. He married Joan E. Hartman on June 18, 1950, and she...

Fire reported at rural residence

Blanchard Township firefighters were called to a report of a fire at a residence at 11735 Hancock County 12 Sunday night. The initial call came at 10:13 p.m. Scanner reports indicate flames could be seen inside the residence. The Rawson Fire Department was called in for mutual...

Idabelle Patton

LEIPSIC – A funeral for Idabelle C. Patton, 88, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Leipsic, the Rev. Tom Graves officiating.Burial will be in Center Cemetery, West Leipsic. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today and one hour prior...

Thomas McDougle

Thomas J. McDougle, 69, of Eagle Township, died at 7:04 a.m. Sunday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Crates Funeral Home, Arlington.

Herlinda Escobar

FOSTORIA — Herlinda Escobar, 62, of Fostoria, died Saturday morning in Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

William Carles

William L. “Bill” Carles, 87, of North Baltimore, passed away Friday, January 31, 2014. He was born March 11, 1926, to the late Oliver Freeman and Hazel (Campbell) Carles. Bill retired from the DS Brown Company, where he worked for 42 years. He loved hunting and...