Dana F. Hovey, age 69, of Grand Rapids, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 8.
Born in Toledo on January 6, 1948 to Donald and Carolyn (Maine) Hovey, he was employed as a truck driver for Target Express and was also an electrician at Furn-Tech.
Mr. Hovey is survived by his loving wife, Suzanne Hovey; daughters, Dawn (Michael) Davenport and Tara (Patrick) Crouch; grandchildren, Renae, Corryn, Brandon, Brittany, Stephen, Jacob and Cole; three great-grandchildren; very close family member whom Dana and Suzanne considered their daughter, Patsy (Craig) Campbell; and siblings, Robert (Naomi) Hovey, Patricia Wooley, Victoria Rivers and Nicholas (Shawn) Hovey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Timothy.
Family and friends were received on February 19 at the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, where services took place that afternoon.
Vernon “Scotty” Scott, formerly of Maumee, died on Thursday, February 9 in Tucson, Ariz. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dodie Schlichter-Scott, his children and his grandchildren.
Services were private.
Roger Clark Power, age, 82, of Toledo, passed away on Tuesday, February 14.
Born on December 18, 1934 to Irving and Marion (Clark) Power, he graduated from DeVilbiss High School in 1953 and received a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Michigan in 1957. Mr. Power moved to California to enter the life insurance business, as he knew fellow SAE members there. He moved back to Toledo to join Pilot Life Insurance Co., based in Greensboro, Ky., and eventually, he and a friend formed their own Pilot Life Insurance Agency in Toledo. Mr. Power was also employed by Alexander Hamilton Insurance, based out of Detroit. He was recognized as agent of the year and often awarded trips that he, his wife and children truly enjoyed. He loved people and made many friends who remain to this day.
Surviving are his loving wife, Ruth; son, Stephen (Jeanette); daughter, Stephanie; grandson, Adam; sisters, Marilyn (Clyde) Stedcke and Jane Barnes; five nieces; and three nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Bob.
Family and friends were received on February 18 at the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, where services took place that day.
M. Pauline Laurie
M. Pauline Laurie, age 94, of Maumee, passed away on Friday, February 17.
Born in Fairfield, Ill., on October 17, 1922 to John and Lena (Compton) Carter, she was the youngest of four siblings. After the death of her mother in 1925, during the Great Depression, the family moved to Northwest Ohio, where she and her siblings grew up and were cared for at the Miami Children’s Home. Mrs. Laurie graduated from Scott High School and later earned an associate degree from The University of Toledo. She married Jerry Laurie in 1948 and moved to the little crossroad community of Ai in Fulton County to start a family, moving to Maumee in 1965. Mrs. Laurie held a few different jobs, but the ones she enjoyed the most were working as a librarian for the Law Office of Eastman and Smith and volunteering as a guide for the Wolcott House Museum. She loved to read and found pleasure in book discussions at the Maumee branch of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library. After her husband’s passing in 1995, her travels included trips to Israel, England, Scotland and Wales.
Also preceded in death by her brothers, Ralph and Albert Carter; and sister, Lucile Pickel, Mrs. Laurie is survived by her sons, Bruce (Jamie) Laurie, Lee Laurie, Scott (Bonnie) Laurie and Brian (Eva) Laurie, 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation and funeral services took place on February 22 at the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, followed by interment in Fort Meigs Cemetery in Perrysburg. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Wolcott House Museum or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
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