Jill Marie Olthouse, Ph.D.

April 2, 1978 — May 25, 2014 Early on Sunday morning, April 2, 1978 Jill was born to Mark and Terry Olthouse in an upstairs Petoskey, MI, apartment with huge piles of snow from the blizzard of 1978 still blanketing the town. She soon adopted April 1 as her own personal...

Lois A. Bauer

FOSTORIA — A funeral for Lois A. Bauer, 91, formerly of Fostoria, Ohio, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday (5-31-14) at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Fostoria, the Rev. Michael Malcosky officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria. Visitation will be...

Melray ‘Mel’ Edward Aldrich

Melray “Mel” Edward Aldrich, 88, of Findlay and formerly of Lima, died at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Fox Run Manor in Findlay He was born on October 6, 1925,in Lima Ohio to the late Luther J. and Edna R. (Neff) Aldrich. His parents divorced soon after his...

William W. McCallister

OTTAWA — William “Bill” W. McCallister, 93, of Ottawa, died 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 25, 2014 at The Meadows at Putnam Acres. He was born August 10, 1920 in Leipsic to the late Ward G. and Gladys R. (Trott) McCallister. On October 12, 1949, he married Esther M....

Flare started Fostoria fire

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — A Fostoria woman allegedly used a railroad flare to start a Memorial Day fire that destroyed a Fostoria home and killed two people inside, according to court documents. Shey L. Weiker, 31, and Charles V. Schaeffer, 44, both of 151...

Bill Frack, $20M donor, dies at 79

Bill Frack, a Findlay man who accumulated millions of dollars through investments and gave it away to help others, died Wednesday at The Heritage nursing home. He was 79. Kathy Kreuchauf, president of the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation, confirmed his death. “He...

Letters to the Editor 05-29-14

WATER IS A NECESSARY BAND-AID It is apparent to me that Pat Haley (letter, May 28) has never marched in a parade before. I was in the Findlay Trojan Marching Band from 2008-2012. I was the low brass section leader my senior year. I can assure you, ladies and gentlemen, parades...

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UP: Last week’s announcement that Marathon Petroleum Corp. will be acquiring Hess Corp.’s retail business is more great news for this area. It means that Marathon’s Speedway subsidiary will become the nation’s largest company-owned convenience store chain...

Mount Blanchard pool opens today

MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Mount Blanchard public swimming pool will open today. New this year are discounts on pool memberships for Mount Blanchard residents. For residents, a family membership will be $55, and $30 for an individual resident. Non-residential family memberships...

Robbery alleged motive in shooting

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Three teenagers, who broke into a Fostoria house last week and fatally shot a resident, had intended to steal money and illegal drugs from the house, according to records filed in Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court. Janelle Mauricio,...