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 News concerning Local 8 Members, Retirees
and their families
 

Accidents, Sicknesses & Deaths
Reported at the Union Meeting on February 5, 2018
Bernard P. Baker, Father of Brothers Brian and Joseph Baker, passed away on January 13.
Norman J. Lewallen, Vice President of the Teamsters Local 20, passed away on January 15.
Vivalore M. Foster, Mother of Brother Kevin Foster, passed away on January 27.
Norman E. Wulff, Father of Brother Craif Wulff (Marathon employee), passed away on January 29.
Retiree Thomas D. Auxter passed away on January 26.
Retiree William M. Like passed away on January 25.
Michael L. Paquette, Father of Brother Michael Paquette, passed away on January 26.
James Harris passed away.
Reported at the Union Meeting on January 15, 2018
Brother Joe Doan, an employee at the Blade, went in for triple bypass surgery. He is now home recovering.
Lois A. Hartzell, Mother of Brother Douglas Hartzell, passed away on December 17.
Retiree Curtis Blanchard and Brother of Retiree Dannis Blanchard passed away on December 19.
Retiree Homer Johnson, Father of Brother Steve Johnson, passed away on December 27.
Retiree Daniel L. Willett passed away on December 25.
Phyllis R. Sampsell, Mother of Brother David Sampsell and Wife of deceased member Robert Sampsell passed 
 away on January 3.
Glenn E. Wright, Father of Brother Douglas Wright, passed away on December 21.
Alfonso R. Teniente, Sr., Father of Brother Daniel Teniente, passed away on December 29. 
Retiree James Lawrence Hays, Father of Brothers Michael & Mark Hays and Grandfather of Brother Matthew
  Hays passed away on January 7.
Richard Hernandez, Brother of Brother David Hernandez, passed away in December.  
Dorothea Galdeen, Widow of Deceased Retiree Cliff Galdeen, passed away on January 9.
Retiree Allen Kern broke his ankle. 
Retirees Curtis Blanchard, Homer Johnson, Daniel Willett and James Hays passed away. A moment of silence
 was held.
Reported at the Union Meeting on December 18, 2017
Frank H. Martinez, Father of Brother Rudy Martinez, passed away on December 6.
Marlene Stewart, Mother of Brother Dennis Stewart, passed away on December 13.
Brother Doug Hartzell's mother passed away.
Retiree Curtis Blanchard is at ProMedica Ebeid Hospice.
Reported at the Union Meeting on December 4, 2017
Leonard P. Bethel, Father of Brother Kenneth Bethel, passed away on November 22.
Vanessa Swain Badgett, Wife of Brother Frank Badgett, passed away on November 22.
Dave H. Hall, Son of Retiree Clark W. Hall, passed away on November 23.
Kenneth S. Pauken, Brother of Retiree Martin Pauken, passed away on November 16.
Michael Duffey Sr., Brother of Brother Dennis C. Duffey, passed away on November 29.
Alice M. Szabo, Mother of Retiree Michael Burnat, passed away on November 30.
Mary K. Stevenson, Mother of Sisters Diane Mankin and Mimi Baxter, passed away on December 2.
Retiree Curtis Blanchard is at the Toledo Hospital due to a head injury.
Retiree Bob Cunningham's wife, Beth, is recovering after surgery.

 


Deaths of Local 8 Members, Retirees
and their family members
. 

Ruth Damschroder - Mother of Retiree Paul Damschroder  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Paul Damschroder on the loss of his mother Ruth who passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 15 from 3-8 pm at Herman-Veh Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Gibsonburg, OH. Funeral services will be held on Friday February 16 at 10:30 am at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church where her body will lie in state one hour prior to the service.  Memorial donations may be made to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church or Otterbein Portage Valley Benevolent Care fund. Visit www.hermanfh.com to express condolences.

Retiree William Lee Boddy, Sr.  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Bill Boddy who passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 15 from 3-8 pm at Walker Funeral Home where services will be held on Friday at 11 am. Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Douglas Glover - Husband of Retireed Local 8 Secretary Becky Glover  Our sympathies to the family of Becky Glover on the loss of her husband Doug who passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 15 from 3-7 pm at Walker Funeral Home where a memorial service will be held at 7 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Michael L. Paquette - Father of Brother Mike Paquette  Our condolences to the family of Brother Mike Paquette on the loss of his father Michael who passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, February 11 from 2-5 pm at Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg, OH. Memorial donations may be made to the Lucas County Pit Crew, LCPC, 855 N. McCord Rd., Toledo, OH 43615. Visit www.reebfuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Retiree William Like - Brother of Retiree Tom Like  Our sympathies to the Like family on their loss of Bill who passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 2 from 4-8 pm at Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Trilby in Toledo. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am on Saturday, February 3 at Christ the King Church in Toledo with visitation beginning at 9 am at the church. Memorial donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Church, 414 Madison St., Port Clinton, OH 43452. Visit www.witzlershanktrilby.com to express condolences.

Norman E. Wulff - Father of Brother Craig Wulff  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Craig Wulff (Marathon employee) on the loss of his father Norman who passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 31 at Hoy Cemetery in Napoleon, OH. Memorial donations may be made to Heartland Hospice or First Church of Christ. Visit www.rodenbergerfuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Vivalore M. Foster - Mother of Brother Kevin Foster  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Kevin Foster on the loss of his mother Vivalore who passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 1 from 3-8 pm at Walker Funeral Home in Toledo where funeral services will be held on Friday, February 2 at 11 am. Memorial donations may be made to Mayfair Plymouth Congregational Church. Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Retiree Thomas D. Auxter  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Tom Auxter who passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 3 at 11 am at Grace Lutheran Church in Fremont, OH. Memorial donations may be made to Grace Lutheran Church or to the hospice of your choice.

Bernard P. Baker - Father of Brothers Brian and Joseph Baker   Our sympathies Brothers Brian and Joseph Baker on the loss of their father Bernard who passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Private services will be held at a later date. Visit www.caringcremationservices.com to express condolences.

Dorothea Galdeen - Wife of Deceased Retiree Clifford E. Galdeen  Our condolences to the Galdeen family on their loss of Dorothea who passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 12 from 2-8 pm at Urbanski's Bedford Funeral Chapel in Temperance, MI. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 13 at 11 am at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Temperance where she will lie in state after 10 am. Visit www.bedfordfuneralchapel.com to express condolences.

Richard Hernandez - Brother of Brother David R. Hanandez  Our sympathies to the family of Brother David Hernandez on the loss of his brother Richard who passed away in December 2017. Funeral services were private.

Retiree James Hays - Father of Brothers Mike and Mark Hays and Grandfather of Matt Hays  Our condolences to the Hays family on their loss of James who passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 10 from 2-8 pm at Freck Funeral Chapel in Oregon, OH with the Lou Diamond Detachment Marine Service at 7 pm. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 11 at 11 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Visit www.freckchapel.com to express condolences.

Phyllis Sampsell - Wife of Deceased Retiree Robert Sampsell and Mother of Brother David Sampsell  Our condolences to the Sampsell family on the loss of Phyllis who passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 8 from 2-8 pm at Eggleston Meinert & Pavley Funeral Home in Millbury, OH. A prayer service will be held on Tuesday, January 9 at 10:15 am at the funeral home, with a funeral Mass at 11 am at St. Jerome Church in Walbridge, OH. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jerome Catholic Church. Visit www.egglestonmeinert.com to express condolences.

Alfonso R. Teniente, Sr. - Father of Brother Daniel Teniente  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Dan Teniente on the loss of his father Alfonso who passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 5 at 10 am at Newcomer Funeral Home on Heatherdowns Blvd. in Toledo with a Memorial service beginning at 12 noon. Visit http://www.newcomertoledo.com/ to express condolences.

Retiree Homer Johnson - Father of Brother Steve Johnson  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Homer Johnson who passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 2 from 4-8 pm at Marsh Funeral Home in Pemberville, OH. Visitation will continue  on Wednesday, January 3 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church at 10 am with funeral services beginning at 11 am. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Visit www.marshfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Glenn E. Wright - Father of Brother Doug Wright  Our condolences to the family of Brother Doug Wright on the loss of his father Glenn who passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017. A Memorial service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, December 27 at the Intersection Church in Oregon, OH. Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or to the American Legion Post #327 in Corning, OH. Visit www.newcomertoledo.com to express condolences.

Retiree Daniel Willett  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Danny Willett who passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2018 beginning at 1 pm at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home in Adrian, MI with a Memorial service beginning at 3 pm. Visit http://www.pursefuneralhome.com/ to express condolences.

Retiree Curtis Blanchard  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Curtis Blanchard who passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 26 from 10-11 am at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance, OH with funeral services beginning at 11 am. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Visit www.schafferfh.com to express condolences.

Lois A. Hartzell - Mother of Brother Douglas Hartzell  Our condolences to the family of Brother Doug Hartzell on the loss of his mother Lois who passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 20 from 3-8 pm at Michael W. Pawlak Funeral Home in Temperance, MI where funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, December 21. Memorial donations may be made to ProMedica Hospice. Visit www.pawlakfuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Marlene Stewart - Mother of Brother Dennis Stewart  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Dennis Stewart on the loss of his mother Marlene who passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Visitation was held on Sunday, December 17 from 1-7 at Newcomer Funeral Home on Heatherdowns Blvd. in Toledo. Funeral services will be on Monday, December 18 at 11 am at Glendale Presbyterian Church where family will greet guests beginning at 10 am. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Visit www.newcomertoledo.com to express condolences.

Frank H. Martinez  - Father of Brother Rudy Martinez  Our condolences to the family of Brother Rudy Martinez on the loss of his father Frank who passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, December 13 at 10 am at St. Ann Catholic Church in Fremont, OH. Memorial donations may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church.

Alice M. Szabo - Mother of Retiree Mike Burnat  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Mike Burnat on the loss of his mother Alice who passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 5 beginning at 2 pm at Eggleston Meinert & Pavley Funeral Home, Oregon Chapel with the funeral service beginning at 7 pm. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Visit www.egglestonmeinert.com to express condolences.

Mary K. Stevenson - Mother of Sisters Diane Mankin and Mimi Baxter  Our condolences to the family of Sisters Diane Mankin and Mimi Baxter on the loos of their mother Mary who passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 5 from 4-7 pm at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 6 at 11 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to ProMedica Hospice or Hopewell Church of God. Visit www.hffh.net/ to express condolences.

 

 Happy Birthday to Local 8 Members Celebrating
a birthday in February!