Severa Tagle, age 80, of Whitehouse, passed away on Sunday, November 16.
Born on September 15, 1934, in Pharr, Texas, to Ernesto and Aurora (Barron) Tagle, she was a member of the American Legion Post 384 in Whitehouse and attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Maumee. She enjoyed bowling and golfing and was an extremely hardworking woman. More than anything, she enjoyed and embraced her role as a mother and grandmother and loved her dog, Oscar.
She is survived by her sons, Manuel (Diane) Molina, Jr., and Ron Molina, both of Whitehouse; daughters, Melva (Luke) Kareklas, of Columbus, and Sylvia Webb, of Whitehouse; brothers, Ignacio Tagle, Ernesto Tagle, Jr. and Bralio Rangel; sisters, Janie Caster and Theresa Sloss; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Abel Molina.
Visitation and funeral services took place on November 21 at Peinert-Dunn Funeral Home in Whitehouse. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Shirley Ann Wunderlin, age 84, of Holland, passed away peacefully recently.
Born in Toledo on September 19, 1930, to Howard and Merle Sype, she previously worked for the former Toledo Trust Corp. She is survived by her sons, Chris (Joanne) and Tim (Robert Howe); grandchildren, Randy, Ronda and Brian; multiple great-grandchildren; and sister, Meridel (Robert) Archambeau She was preceded in death by her parents; son, John; sister, Geneva Borsos; and brother, David Sype.
Family and friends were received on November 21 at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, where funeral services were conducted on November 22. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Cherry Street Mission, 105 17th St., Toledo, OH 43624.
Jack C Tanalski, age 85, of Maumee, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 20, after a brief and brave battle with lung cancer.
Born in Toledo to Leonard and Elsie (Chapman) Tanalski on February 7, 1929, the youngest of six children, he graduated from Libbey High School in 1947 and married Phyllis Bogart of Findlay on December 11, 1948. She survives and they would have celebrated 66 years of marriage this year. They moved to Maumee to raise their family and never left. Mr. Tanalski worked for Prudential Insurance early in his career and then returned to the dry cleaning business, attending the National Institute of Dry Cleaning in Silver Spring, Md., in 1955. He worked many years for Sanitary Cleaners in Maumee, which was owned by his wife’s uncle, and in 1967, he fulfilled a career dream to own his own business. He opened River Glen Cleaners on Glendale Avenue in Toledo and in time acquired the Sanitary Cleaners in Maumee. He never retired from the profession he loved.
A wonderful father and a true people person, Mr. Tanalski treasured times spent with family and friends and was a devoted Detroit Tigers fan. Until this past summer and for the past 40 years, he worked side by side with his son, Chris and daughter, Kathy. He considered working with his children a real blessing in his life. He belonged to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Maumee and was Maumee’s Outstanding Citizen in 1993, a past member of the Maumee Rotary, past president and board member of the Maumee Chamber of Commerce and member of the Maumee Uptown Business Association. He also participated in the Maumee Summer Fairs and twice made a run for Maumee City Council.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Tanalski is survived by his daughters, Debbie (Dennis) Parish and Kathy Weaver; grandchildren, Emily, Carrie and Carson; and five great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Chris, on July 6 of this year.
Family and friends will be received at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 6 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, where a short liturgical service will begin at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg, 30000 E River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551.
Cecelia Cummins, age 89, of Maumee, passed away peacefully with her beloved family by her side on Friday, November 21.
Born in Toledo on September 24, 1925, to William and Cecelia (Archambeau) King, she was raised in Monclova and graduated from Monclova High School. On September 16, 1950, she married Eugene Cummins, and he preceded her in death on June 18, 2011. Mrs. Cummins was a cook for the Anthony Wayne Local School District for 19 years, retiring in 1987. She enjoyed dancing, cooking, playing cards, sewing and bowling, but most of all, she loved and adored her family.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, William King; and aunt, Jeannette Stark, she is survived by her daughter, Jeanine (David DuBois) Hunt, of Hamilton, Ohio; granddaughters, Dr. Natasha (Adam) Holt and Jada DuBois; great-granddaughter, Annabelle Holt; another great-grandchild due in May; and stepson, Robert Cummins.
Visitation and funeral services took place on November 24 at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Great Lakes Caring Hospice.
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