Ryan Alan Kelso, age 41, of Perrysburg, passed away on Sunday, April 17.
Born in Toledo to John and Carol (Haberland) Kelso, he attended Bowling Green State University and graduated from Owens Community College with an associate’s degree in nursing. He worked as a skilled emergency room and surgical nurse. Mr. Kelso enjoyed watching the Detroit Lions and Ohio State Buckeyes, listening to Eminem and fishing. He always tried to fix things, even though he didn’t know how and had a great sense of humor. Most of all, he was a family man and will be missed dearly by his family and friends.
Mr. Kelso is survived by his loving wife, Lori; son, Jordan Kelso; daughter, Katelin Kelso; parents; brother, Ron (Theresa) Kelso; grandmothers, Dorothy Kelso and Betty Haberland; mother-in-law, Linda Delrue; father-in-law, Robert (Rosalie) Delrue; niece, Elizabeth Kelso; nephew, Jonathan Kelso; and many other aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Irvin Kelso and Sidney Haberland.
Funeral services were conducted on April 22 at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, followed by interment in Riverside Cemetery in Maumee. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Diabetes Association.
Mary Louise Lange, age 90, of Maumee, died on Monday, April 18.
Born on January 29, 1926 in New Lexington, Ohio to Albert and Margaret (Kelly) McCabe, she was employed by First National Bank of Akron and then went on to her greatest passion of being a wife and mother. She was an avid traveler and also enjoyed gardening, sewing and dancing. Mrs. Lange enjoyed entertaining in her home and cooking for others. She loved spending time with her family and was a surrogate grandmother for four other children.
She is survived by her children, Diane, Michael (Susan), David and Melissa Lange; grandchildren, Michael, Jr. (Kayla), Jen Hiller and Sara Mayfield; great-grandchildren, Samantha and Maiya Mayfield and Maxwell Hiller; and extended grandchildren, Matthew Kampfer, Andrea Kampfer Boris, Lindsay Kampfer and John Fortunato. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Lange, Jr.; and six siblings.
Friends and family were received on April 23 at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, followed by a committal service in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Michael “Mike” Piechowiak, age 62, of Maumee, passed away with his family by his side on Monday, April 18. He died of cancer that was just recently diagnosed.
Born in Buffalo, N.Y., on July 16, 1953 to Nicolina Tatti, he married the love of his life and best friend, Stephanie Molineaux, on September 3, 1977. A lifelong Buffalo Bills fan, he enjoyed taking his sons to Ralph Wilson Stadium. He was a very active individual who spent a lot of time exercising, teaching and coaching his sons in multiple sports. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing and having a beer on the beach with his family and friends. Always a great listener and friend, Mr. Piechowiak could light up the room with a good joke and his unique laughter – the type of guy you could call whenever you needed a friend.
He is survived by his wife; sons, Jason (Angie), Robert and Jacob; granddaughter, Avery, whom he loved and cherished more than anything in this world; mother, Nicolina Tatti; siblings, Steve and Donna Piechowiak; and nephew, Nicholas Piechowiak.
A celebration of life service took place on April 23 at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee. The family suggests memorial donations to the American Cancer Society.
Mary Olivia Miller passed away on April 20.
Mrs. Miller had an abundance of love for her children and felt joy in their many accomplishments. She discovered beauty in most things and had a special talent for drawing. Later in her life, she shared her artistic talent with children as a volunteer at the Medical College of Ohio pediatric outpatient waiting room. She loved to read and claimed she journeyed to different times and places through her books. A hat, her trademark, was always a part of her everyday apparel.
Preceded in death by her loving and dedicated husband, Richard, Mrs. Miller is survived by her children, Richard (Rita Kay), Patrick (Jean), Michael (Dawn), Jan, Mark (Marcia) and Thomas Miller, Pamela (John) Pettee, Mary Jo (Kevin) Baucom and Janenne Marcus; and her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother, nieces and nephews.
A Requiem Mass was celebrated on April 25 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Maumee, followed by burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Douglas R. Munson, age 67, of Toledo, passed away on Thursday, April 21.
Born in Blue Earth, Minn., to Matthew and Ruth (Looft) Munson, he did his undergraduate work at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., and completed his physical therapy training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Mr. Munson was employed as a physical therapist at Progressive Therapy Alternatives. He enjoyed spending time with his family, reading, music, the Detroit Tigers and Red Wings, attending Chicago Cubs games with his brother Sid, University of Michigan football and the “Word of the Day.” A kind and compassionate person who loved his family and friends and always put others before himself, he loved conversation and was curious to learn about anyone who crossed his path.
Mr. Munson is survived by his wife, Gail Munson; children, Sara (Andres) DuBouchet and Matthew (Jessica Ramirez) Munson; siblings, Phyllis (Paul) Olson, Sid Munson and Jan (Robert) Fundingsland; many nieces and nephews; and close friends, Leon Lunder, whom he considered his brother, and Darrell (Jenny) Alt, his business partner. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jim.
Funeral services took place on April 26 at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, followed by interment in Highland Memory Gardens in Waterville. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Doug Munson to The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 E. Medical Center Dr., CCGC 6-303, Ann Arbor, MI 48109; or World Wildlife Fund, 1250 24th St., NW, Washington, DC 20037.
Ernest D. Siravo, age 87, passed from this life on Thursday, April 21.
Mr. Siravo was born in Maumee in October 1928 and had 18 brothers and sisters. He worked for many years for the Maumee Streets Department. He and his wife, Frances, moved to Florida in 1988 to be near family. She preceded him in death in 2011. He is survived by their son, Mark; daughter, Lisa; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mr. Siravo’s ashes will be interned in Arizona per his request.
Albert “Al” Dale Wyckhouse, age 74, of Rossford, passed away on Friday, April 22.
Born in Maumee on July 26, 1941 to Valair and Lucy (Gaskin) Wyckhouse, he graduated in 1958 from Maumee High School. He was a member of Local 886 of the Cement Masons and a life member of the Adams Conservation Club, Pheasants Forever and the National Rifle Association. Mr. Wyckhouse was an avid hunter and also enjoyed archery, fishing, trapping and shooting skeet and sporting clays.
He is survived by his children, Timothy (Kim) Wyckhouse and Tracy (Frank) Yonikus; grandchildren, Tyler, Abby, Emma, Dustin, Kelsey, Alexa and Matthew; great-grandchildren, Cory and Kylie; former wife, Charlotte Milliron; and special canine companions, Rusty and Case. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Thomas Wyckhouse; and granddaughter, Jennifer.
Family and friends will be received from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, where funeral services will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 29. Interment will be in Highland Memory Gardens in Waterville. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 E. River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551.
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