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Michael Saldausky
RENO, Nev. -- Word has been received of the death of former Fostoria resident Michael Saldausky, 77, of Reno, Nev.
He died Wednesday at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, Reno, Nev. there will be no services or visitation. The body will be cremated.
Mr. Saldausky was born Sept. 1, 1916 in Cleveland to Kasmir and Magdalena (Thompson) Saldausky. His wife, Sara Saldausky, died in 1993. Surviving are a son, Daryl of Reno, Nev.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Walt and William, both of Fostoria; and a sisters, Mary Windsor, Nuncia, Mich. He was preceded in death by a son, Richard, and two brothers, Andy and George. Mr. Saldausky was a welder. He was a Catholic and was a member of Eagles in Fostoria.
Arrangements were handled by Walton Funeral Home, Reno, Nev.
[THE COURIER, Findlay, Oh., Fri., 21 Jan. 1994 - Sub. by William Ream]

Sarah Moore Saldausky
RENO, Nev. --- Sarah (Moore) Saldausky, 75, of Reno, Nev., and formerly of Fostoria, died Thursday at S. Mary's Hospital, Reno. She was born June 8, 1917, in Findlay. She married Michael Saldausky, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Daryl of Reno; two brothers, Robert Moore and Scott Moore, both of Findlay; two sisters, Annabelle Fontain (sic), Findlay; Alice Plas, Ohio; two grandchldren and six great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Saldausky retired in 1973 from Autolite, Fostoria. She had moved to Reno from Fostoria four and one-half years ago.
No services are planned. Arrangements are being handled by Walton Funeral Home, Reno, Nev.
[THE COURIER obituary, Findlay, Oh., Fri., 15 Jan. 1993 - Sub. by William Ream]

Richard Saum
FINDLAY, O., July 14 - Richard P. Saum, 41 died yesterday in Blanchard Valley Hospital. He was a truck driver, who served during World War II and was a member of Trinity Evangelical Brethren Church. He is survived by wife, Betty; daughters, Elizabeth Ann and Betty Ann; sons, Richard, Michael, Steven, James and Jeffery, all at home; sister, Mrs. Lester Harris, Toledo; brothers, Dale, Mathew and Thomas, all of Findlay, and two grandchildren.
[The Toledo Blade, 14 Jul 1964 - Sub. by Kate Watson]

Mrs. John Shaver
Findlay, Feb. 1 - Mrs. John Shaver, died in a local hospital today.
[Cleveland Plain Dealer Feb. 2, 1917 - Sub. by L. Dietz]

Mrs. William Silvers
After an illness lasting two years, Mrs. William Silvers died yesterday. The husband and one daughter survive.
[The Toledo Blade, 9 Jan 1913 - Sub. by Kate Watson]

Calvin Simonton
Findlay, Mar 29 - Calvin Simonton died today.
[Plain Dealer Mar. 30, 1917 - Sub. by L. Dietz]

Earl R. Smith
Earl R. Smith, age 86, of Findlay, died at 5:05 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, 2010, at Bridge Hospice Care Center. He was born on September 10, 1923, in Hancock County to the late Henry and Laura (Wise) Smith. Earl served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a member of the Amvets #21, American Legion #3, and the Panther Group. Earl was also a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Findlay. He retired from Cooper Tire & Rubber Company. Surviving Earl are his four children: one brother his best friend Magdaline, four grandchildren: three step-grandchildren: two great-grandchildren: and four step-great-grandchildren: His former wife, Betty L. Smith of Findlay and his extended family, He was preceded in death by his sister, Mildred Fox.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 25, 2010, from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Coldren-crates funeral home and for one hour (9:30-10:30 a.m.) prior to the service at the church. The Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2300 Northridge Road, Findlay, with Pastor Robert Krueger officiating. Burial will follow in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay, where military rites will be conducted by the Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad.
[The Findlay Courier, Jan 29, 2010 - Sub by L. Dietz]

Lorenzo Dow Smith
Findlay - Services were to be held in the McComb Methodist church today for Lorenzo Dow Smith, 82, former Deweyville postmaster, who died late Saturday night in his home in McComb. For many years, he operated a grocery store in Deweyville, where the postoffice was. He often had substituted as rural mail carrier and also was a tax assessor for a time. Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, C. F. and C. W. Smith, Toledo; and Earl Smith, McComb; two daughters, Mrs. A. M. Humes, and Mrs. Nettie Kelley, Toledo; and a sister, Mrs. Laura Webber, McComb. One child died in infancy.
[Lima News, Sep 6, 1938]

Lucy May Smith
Mrs. Lucy May Smith, 68, died Sunday, 6 a.m. July 18, 1948, in her home, 136 Covington Ave., Findlay. She had been ill a year.
A daughter of David and Martha Powers Smith, of Marengo, O., born June 18, 1880, and was married to Samuel R. Smith, January 22, 1901. The family moved to Findlay in 1928.
Surviving are seven children. Clarence Smith and Mrs. Bessie Crow, both of Fostoria; Lawrence, Milo, Mable and Hubert Smith, all residing in Findlay and Madelene Smith, Morgantown, W. Va; two brothers, Charley B. and Lewis Smith, both of Marengo, O., and two sisters, Miss Fannie Smith and Mrs. Mary I. Butters, both of Kilbourne. A son, Wayland, preceded her in death. Mrs. Smith was a lifetime member of the Wesleyan Methodist churches in Fargo and Findlay.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 1 p.m. in the Wesleyan Methodist church, Findlay, with the Rev. Ralph Bess and the Rev. Donald Fisher officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove cemetery under direction of Coldren Funeral Home. Friends may call at the residence.
[Findlay Republican Courier - Sub. by Janet Crow Burgoon]

Susan Spitler
Findlay Womn Gone.
Findlay, Jan. 9. - Mrs. Susan Spitler, 75, died in this city yesterday at the home of her brother, S. F. Hagerman. She had been a lifelong resident of Findlay and is survived by three sons.
[The Toledo Blade, 9 Jan 1913, Sub. by Kate Watson]

William S. Stout
FINDLAY, July 10-Funeral services will be held at 4 p. m. Thursday in the Coldren funeral home here for William S. Stout, 75. native of Jackson-tp who died Tuesday night at the home of a sister, Mrs. L. T. McConnel, here. He had been bedfast for six months. His only survivors are two sisters and a brother. Rev. W. L. Harmony, pastor of Trinity Lutheran church, will officiate at the funeral and interment will be in Maple Grove cemetery.
[Lima News, Jul 10, 1940 - Sub by L. Dietz]

Barbara F. Swab
Findlay, Feb 6 - Mrs. Barbara F. Swab, 72, died at her home in Cass township.
[Cleveland Plain Dealer Feb 7, 1919 - Sub. by L. Dietz]

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