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Accidents, Sicknesses & Deaths
Reported at the Union Meeting on August 6, 2018
Retiree Lyle Limpf passed away on July 23.
Robert Rahman, Jr, brother of Brother Thomas Rahman, passed away on July 26.
Retiree Robert Fay passed away on July 28.
Richard G. Soncrant, father of Brother Richard Soncrant, passed away on July 31.
A moment of silence was held.
Brother Chuck Knight has a pace maker installed.
Reported at the Union Meeting on July 16, 2018
Brother Lee Stewart's wife had her appendix removed.
Retiree Darrell "Bob" Piper passed away on July 9.
Retiree David Munding passed away on July 10.
Keith Tymiak, Father of deceased member Wesley Tymiak, passed away on June 28.
Retiree Harold Friar passed away on June 29.
Sharon Lightfoot, Wife of Retiree Ron Lightfoot, passed away on July 9.
A moment of silence was held.
Brother Steve Brown is having rotator cuff surgery.
Reported at the Union Meeting on July 2, 2018

Kathy Pawloski, Sister of Retiree Tom Olender, passed away on June 16.

Connie Klausz, Daughter of Retiree Conrad Shoup & Sister of Retiree William Shoup passed away
on June 21.
Chester Wyraz, Father of Brother Douglas Wyraz, passed away on June 25.
Ivan Baker, Father of Brother Brian Baker, Senior Executive Assistant to the International President,
passed away on June 24.
Brother Jason Florez (VDV) - carpal tunnel surgery.
Brother Bruce Glaser is at Bay Park Hospital.
Reported at the Union Meeting on June 18, 2018
Retiree Richard Long passed away on June 5.
Brother Bernard Neyland passed away on June 13.
A moment of silence was held.
Vickie Lipinski, Wife of Brother Michael Lipinski, passed away on June 14.
Lillian Butson, Mother of Brother Rex Walbolt (Torrence Sound), passed away on June 14.
Bernard "Bernie" Lloyd, Son of Brother Bernard Lloyd, passed away on June 14.
Brother Cris Crosser is home recovering from gall bladder surgery.
Brother Kevin Gregor has a torn meniscus.
Brother Everett Burns is dealing with appendix surgery concerns.
Brother Randy Szalkowski had knee replacement surgery.
Brother Art Swearengen is back to work.
Retiree Bob Groll is having rotator cuff surgery.
Reported at the Union Meeting on June 4, 2018
Duane A. Smoyer, Brother of Sister Laurie Smoyer (Marathon), passed away on May 19.
William "Bill" Joseph Klocinski, Brother of Brother Mike Klocinski, nephew of Brothers Jeff Wheeler and Phil Klocinski passed away on May 25.
Keith Cousino, Father of Brother Troy, Joe and Rob Cousino, passed away on May 22.
Susan K. Hague, Mother of Brothers Timothy & Thomas Hague, passed away on May 29.
Reported at the Union Meeting on May 21, 2018
Marlene R. Cymbola, Sister of Retiree Richard Mapes, passed away on May 16.
Retiree James "Jim" Hansen passed away on May 18. A moment of silence was held.
VDV Brother Ray McElheney was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Reported at the Union Meeting on May 7, 2018
Brother Karl Stiger passed away on April 26.
Brother Dustin Carroll, Local 508 member, passed away on April 30.
Marie E. Soleau Desloover, Mother of Retiree Donald DeSloover, passed away on April 16.
Timothy J. Gerrier, Brother of Retiree Michael Gerrier, passed away on April 23.
Retiree Al Melchor is getting better.
Passed the hat for Levi Pickerel's son's death.


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

Retiree Jack Ulery  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Jack Ulery who passed away on August 15, 2018. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Witzler-Shank Funeral Home on Tremainsville Rd. in Toledo with a funeral service beginning at 11 am.

Richard G. Soncrant - Father of Brother Richard L. Soncrant  Our condolences to the family of Brother Richard Soncrant on the loss of his father Richard who passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 5 from 2-8 pm at Eggleston Meinert & Pavley Oregon Chapel in Oregon, OH. Funeral services will be  held on Monday, August 6 at St. Mark Lutheran Chruch at 11 am where the family will greet friends beginning at 10 am. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church or Hospice of Northwest Ohio.Visit www.egglestonmeinert.com to express condolences.

Retiree Robert "Bob" Fay  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Robert Fay who passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2018. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 2:00 - 8:00 pm at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home in Adrian. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 3, 2018 at 2:00 pm. A private burial will take place at a later date at Oak Grove Cemetary in Morenci. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee. Visit www.andersonfuneralservices.com to express condolences.

Robert Rahman Jr. - Brother of Brother Thomas Rahman Our sympathies to the family of Brother Thomas Rahman on the loss of his brother Robert who passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018. A Celebration of Life will take place Monday, July 30, 2018 at Urbanski Funeral Home, a Life Celebration Home, 5055 Secor Rd., Toledo, Ohio from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The visitation will continue at 10:00 am Tuesday morning until Funeral Service begins at 11:00 am. Interment will be held in Toledo Memorial Park, after cremation takes place. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Visit www.urbanskifuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Retiree Lyle Limpf  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Lyle Limpf who passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018. Family will be receiving guests at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018 at Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 701 N. Main St., Walbridge, Ohio 43465. A Memorial service will start at 11:00 a.m. followed by burial at Fort Meigs Union Cemetary. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Visit www.witzlershankfh.com to express condolences.

Eleanore Jenny Buder - Sister of Retiree John Abrams  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree John Abrams on the loss of his sister Eleanore who passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 20 from 4-8 pm at Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe in Toledo. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 21 at 10:30 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Visit www.sujkowski.com to express condolences.

Sharon Kay Lightfoot - Wife of Retiree Ron Lightfoot  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Ron Lightfoot on the loss of his wife Sharon who passed away recently. A memorial service was held at the Ida American Legion Post 514 in Temperance, MI on Sunday, July 15 from 2-6 pm.

Brother David Munding - Uncle of Brothers Chad and Brian Munding  Our sympathies to the family of Brother David Munding who passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 13 from 2-8 pm at Freck Funeral Chapel in Oregon. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, at 10 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Humane Ohio. Visit www.freckchapel.com to express condolences.

Retiree Darrell Piper   Our condolences to the family of Retiree Darrell Piper who passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018. Visitation will be held on Thrusday, July 12 from 3-8 pm at Pawlak Funeral Home in Temperance, MI where funeral services will be held on Friday, July 13 at 11 am. Memorial donations may be made to Bridgepoint Church or Pormedica Hospice. Visit www.pawlakfuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Retiree Harold Friar  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Harold Friar who passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018. Funeral services will be held at a later date.

Keith Tymiak - Father of Deceased Brother Wesley Tymiak  Our condolences to the Tymiak family on the loss of Keith who passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 7 from 3-8 pm at Sujkowski Funeral Home in Rossford. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 8 at Zoar Lutheran Church in Perrysburg, OH at 2 pm where the family will greet guests beginning at 1 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Lukemia & Lymphoma Society at donate.lls.org or to the Wesley Tymiak Memorial Scholarship. Visit www.sujkowskirossford.com  to express condolences.

Chester Wyraz - Father of Brother Doug Wyraz  Our condolences to the family of Brother Doug Wyraz on the loss of his father Chester who passed away on Monday, June 25, 2018. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 28 from 2-8 pm at Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home on Airport Hwy in Toledo. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, June 28 at 10:30 am at St. Rose Catholic Church in Perrysburg, OH with prayers beginning at the funeral home at 9:45 am. Memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation or St. Rose Catholic Church. Visit www.sujkowskiairport.com to express condolences.

Kathy Louise Pawloski - Daughter of Deceased Retiree Charles Olender and Sister of Retiree Tom Olender  Our sympathies to the Olender family on the loss of Kathy who passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018. A celebration of Kathy's life will be held at Bay View Yacht Club, 3902 Summit St, in Toledo on Saturday, July 14 starting at 2:00 pm. Visit www.toledocremation.com to express condolences.

Connie Klausz - Daughter of Retiree Conrad Shoup and Sister of Brother William Shoup  Our condolences to the Shoup family on the loss of Connie who passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 28 at Herman-Karlovetz Funeral Home in Fremont, Ohio from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 29 at 10 am at the funeral home with visitation beginning at 9 am. Memorial donations many be made to the Fremont Ross Marching Band or the Sandusky County Parks District. Visit http://www.hermanfh.com/ to express condolences.

Lillian L. Butson - Mother of Brother Rex Walbolt  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Rex Walbolt on the loss of his mother Lillian who passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018. A private service will be held at a later date. Visit www.sujkowskirossford.com to express condolences.

Vickie Lynn Lipinski - Wife of Brother Mike Lipinski  Our condolences to the family of Brother Mike Lipinski on the loss of his wife Vickie who passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 19 from 2-8 pm at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home on Summit St. in Toledo. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am on Wednesday, June 20 at the funeral home with a Funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church at 11 am. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Visit http://www.hoeningfuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Bernard Lloyd Jr. - Son of Brother Bernard Lloyd  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Bernard Lloyd on the loss of his son Bernard Jr. who recently passed away. Funeral services were held on Monday, June 18 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 10 am. Memorial donations may be made to the Toledo Area Humane Society. Visit www.sujkowskiairport.com to express condolences.

Brother Bernard Neyland  Our sympathies to the family of Brother Bernard Neyland who passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 4-6 pm at The House of Day Funeral Services Chapel located at 2550 Nebraska Ave, Toledo, OH. A visitation will be held on Friday, June 22, 2018 from 12-1 pm at New Life COGIC located at 1215 Oakwood, Toledo, OH. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 pm. Visit www.houseofday.com to express condolences.

Retiree Richard Joseph Long  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Richard Long who passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. A private service will be held on Saturday, June 9 at Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery, Chapel of Peace. Memorial donations may be made to the National MS Society, 6155 Rockside Road, Suite 202, Independence, OH 44131. Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Susan Kay Hague - Mother of Brothers Timothy and Thomas Hague  Our sympathies to the Hague family on their loss of Susan who passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Visitation was held on Friday, June 1 from 4-8 pm at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home in Adrian, MI. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 2 at 11 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania, OH. Visit www.pursefuneralhome.com to express condolences.

William "Bill" Joseph Klocinski - Brother of Brother Mike Klocinski  Our condolences to the family of Brother Mike Klocinski on the loss of his brother Bill who passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018. Family and friends will celebrate his life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Visit http://www.hoeningfuneralhome.com/ to express condolences.

Eugene (Geno) Dembowski - Chief Electrical Inspector for City of Toledo  Our symathies to the family of Geno Dembowski who has passed away. Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. with Mass at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church at 8330 Lewis Ave, Temperance, MI 48182. A luncheon is to follow.

Keith Steven Cousino - Father of Brothers Joe Cousino, Rob Cousino, and Troy Cousino  Our sympathies to the family of Brothers Joe Cousino, Rob Cousino, and Troy Cousino on the loss of their father Keith who passed away on Tuesday, May 22,2018. Keith's Life Celebration will take place from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2018 in the Urbanski Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Home, (419) 475-5055, 5055 Secor Rd, Toledo, OH. Prayers will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Additional visitation will take place on Tuesday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in Hope United Methodist Church, 4069 W. Sylvania Ave., with funeral services beginning at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will follow in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hope United Methodist Church or to the Toledo Gospel Rescue Mission Outreach Center, 670 Phillips Ave., Toledo, OH 43612. Visit www.urbanskifuneralhome.com to express condolences.

Duane A. Smoyer - Brother of Sister Laurie Smoyer  Our condolences to the family of Sister Laurie Smoyer on the loss of her brother Duane who passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 23 from 3-7 pm at Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home in Bowling Green, OH. A Celebration of Duane's life will be held on Thursday, May 24 at 10 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Otsego High School Athletic Boosters. Visit www.hannemanfh.com/ to express condolences.

Retiree James "Jim" Hansen  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Jim Hansen who passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 21 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home in Port Clinton, OH with a Masonic service conducted at 7 pm. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 22 at 11 am at St. John Lutheran Church. Memorial donations may be made to St. John Lutheran Church.

Marlene R. Cymbola - Sister of Retiree Richard Mapes  Our sympathies to the family of Retiree Richard Mapes on the loss of his sister Marlene who passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 21 from 3-8 pm at Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home in Maumee, OH. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 22 at 10 am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Visit www.walkerfuneralhomes.com to express condolences.

Levi James Pickerel, Jr. - Son of Brother Levi Pickerel, Sr. Our sympathies to the family of Brother Levi Pickerel on the loss of his son Levi who passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 11 from 4-8 pm at Castillo Funeral Home located at 1757 Tremainsville Rd. in Toledo. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 12 at the funeral home followed by interment at Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Visit  http://www.castillofuneral.com/ to express condolences.

Alberta Mae Southwell - Wife of Retiree Bernard E. Southwell  Our condolences to the family of Retiree Bernard Southwell on the loss of his wife Alberta who passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Visitation was held on Sunday, May 6 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Hudson, MI. Funeral services were held on Monday, May 7 at 1 pm at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Hudson First Baptist Church or to a charity of the donor's choice. Visit http://www.brownvanhemert.com/obituary to express condolences.

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