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William N. Hire

• Oct 28, 2015 at 3:44 PM

March 15, 1954 - Feb. 6, 2007

MILAN William N. Hire, 52, of Milan, died Tuesday at Memorial Hospital, Fremont.

He was born March 15, 1954 in Bellevue to Eugene and Ruth (Meyer) Hire.

He graduated from Bellevue High School and was employed at Roth Manufacturing in Milan.

He is survived by his mother, Ruth Parsons, of Norwalk; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Scott Pierce, of Elyria; brothers and a sister-in-law, Ronald and Vicki Hire, of Chandler, Ariz. and Gary Hire in Italy; and two nephews and one niece.

He was preceded in death by his dad, Eugene Hire.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, where the funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.


Jan. 12, 1928 Feb. 6, 2007

FOSTORIA Donald J. Yost, 79, of Fostoria, died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria where he resided.

He was born Jan. 12, 1928 in Fostoria to the late Henry and Regina (Hoffbauer) Yost.

He retired in 1989 from Atlas Crankshaft Corp. in Fostoria after 40 years of service. He was a lifelong Wood County farmer, and drove a school bus for Fostoria Community Schools. He also was involved in real estate sales for several years.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Jane Bauman, whom he married May 2, 1953 at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Bismark; sons and daughters-in-law, Rick and Vicky Yost, of Fostoria, Denny and Judy Yost, of Toledo, Gary Yost of Arcadia and Dean and Linda Yost, of Lexington, Ky.; daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Greg Steinkerchner, of Wadsworth, and Julie and Todd Nye, of Fostoria; 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Marie and Arden Vaughan, of Bucyrus and Coletta Smith, of Arcadia; brothers and sister-in-law, Firmin and Mary Yost, of Fostoria and Robert Yost, of Mansfield.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Dorothy Stewart, Louise Gase and Virginia Yost; and brothers, Cyril Yost and Larry Yost.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a Rosary will be recited at 7:45 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Committal prayers will take place in the Veterans Memorial Chapel of Fountain Cemetery. Burial will follow in St. Wendelin Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be sent to St. Wendelin Church or Fostoria Right to Life.