John M. Weis, age 78, of Toledo, passed away on Saturday, April 8.
Born in Maumee on February 25, 1939 to Leo and Clara (Kleeberger) Weis, he graduated from Maumee High School and The University of Toledo. Mr. Weis proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, was a member of the Knights of Columbus for many years and retired from Midwest Tape. He also enjoyed trips to casinos, spending time with family and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be dearly missed by all.
Surviving are wife Susan Weis; children, Theresa Leake, Tina (Steve) Ramm, Sandy (Rick) Estes and Stacy Robinson; brothers, Bernard (Pat) and Willard (Jan) Weis; sister, Margaret (Bob) Ponton; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, John Weis; brothers, Leo and Raymond Weis; and sisters, Mary Haas and Helen Puhl.
A memorial service will take place from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 30 at the Maumee Eagles on Detroit Avenue at River Road in Maumee. Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.
Thomas Gunn, Sr.
Thomas Allen Gunn, Sr., age 73, of Monclova, passed away on Friday, April 21.
Born in Monclova on October 6, 1943 to Jesse and Rose (Burkert) Gunn, he graduated in 1962 from Anthony Wayne High School and still enjoyed following the Generals sport teams. Mr. Gunn worked for Teledyne CAE for 45 years and was also the owner/operator of Gunn’s Tree Farm. He attended Calvary Church in Maumee and enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting and woodworking (his talents helped build Roberts Chapel in Monclova.)
Mr. Gunn is survived by his wife, Paulette “Lette;” children, Sarah (Tony) Trendafilov, Heather (Wesley) Riggio, Thomas Allen Gunn, Jr., and Carrie (Rick) Burns; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Jim (Irene) Gunn; sister, Sharon (Jim) Taylor; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Dolores Gunn.
Funeral services were conducted on April 25 at Calvary Church in Maumee, followed by interment in Roth Cemetery in Monclova. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Alma Bernice Leffler Jaegly, age 94, of Maumee, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, April 22.
Born in Indianapolis on January 13, 1923 to Charles and Hildegarde (Roth) Stroud, she was employed as a secretary at the Rossford Ordinance Depot for many years and later at the Hampton Inn. A member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Maumee, Mrs. Jaegly enjoyed spending time with her family, ceramics, cake decorating, baking, reading, puzzles, sewing, quilting, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy.
Surviving are her son, Robert (Jan) Jaegly; daughter, Jill (Kevin) Irwin; daughter in-law, Nora Jaegly; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sisters, Marjorie DesRoches, Suzan Westmeyer, Nancy Reyes and Charlene Creswell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Jaegly; son, Peter Jaegly; and siblings, Janet Wilkinson, Rosemary McVicker, Charles Stroud, James Stroud, Rita Day, Mary Stroud, Phyliss Stroud, Ruthann Knapp, John Stroud and Jerald Stroud.
Family and friends were received on April 26 at the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, where prayers will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, followed by the funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Maumee. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Toledo Fire and Rescue Foundation, For Pete’s Sake, 545 N. Huron St., Toledo, OH 43604.
Ruth L. Frankowski, age 96, of Maumee, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 22, in her daughter’s home in Luckey, Ohio.
Born in Logan, Ohio on February 9, 1921 to James and Mabel (Patton) Brown, she graduated from Libbey High School in 1939 and was employed at St. Vincent-Mercy Hospital as a telephone operator for 18 years, retiring in 1986. She then worked for many years as a telephone operator at Wal-Mart. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading and playing bingo.
Mrs. Frankowski is survived by her children, Ruthann Johnson, Charles (Barb) Carter, Susan (Dave) Krupp, Kathy (Tim) Spangler and Diana (Jay) Corfman; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Frankowski and her sisters.
A memorial service took place on April 26 at the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.
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