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Erma Jean (Doogs) Saalman

August 22, 1926 March 31, 2018
Erma Jean (Doogs) Saalman
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Obituary for Erma Jean (Doogs) Saalman

Erma Jean (Doogs) Saalman, 91, of Fostoria, passed away at 1:10 pm Saturday March 31, 2018 at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

She was born August 22, 1926 in Leopold, IN to the late Lawrence J. and Minnie M. (Rogier) Doogs. She married Nolan A. Saalman July 12, 1945 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church and he died February 8, 2009.

Surviving are children, Nola (Norman) Murray, Green Springs, Terry Saalman, Fostoria, Robert (Cindi) Saalman, Fostoria, Wayne (Karen) Saalman, Galway, Ireland and Kathy (Richard) Smith, Fremont; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; sister, Suzanne Boff, Fostoria; and sister-in-law, Mary Doogs, Fostoria. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Sheldon Doogs; and sister, Rosalie Bowen.

Jean was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church and involved with its festival for 15 years and RCIA program for over 10 years. She also had been an Avon sales representative for 42 years and a hospice volunteer for six years. She was an avid reader, researched family genealogy and assisted in mission work. She managed a large garden and loved flowers. Jean traveled to many places including Canada, Hawaii, Mexico, Ireland, Italy and Israel.

Visitation is Thursday April 5, 2018 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at HOENING & SON FUNERAL HOME 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, OH 44830 where a Christian Wake service will be held at 7:30 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Friday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 am. Burial will follow in St. Wendelin Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the church or Good Shepherd Home’s Cascades Unit.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

5

Apr

2:00 PM 4/5/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 4/5/2018 4:00:00 PM
Hoening & Son Funeral Home - Fostoria

133 W. Tiffin Street
Fostoria, OH 44830

Hoening & Son Funeral Home - Fostoria
133 W. Tiffin Street Fostoria 44830 OH
United States

Visitation

Thursday

5

Apr

6:00 PM 4/5/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/5/2018 8:00:00 PM
Hoening & Son Funeral Home - Fostoria

133 W. Tiffin Street
Fostoria, OH 44830

Christian Wake Service 7:30 pm

Hoening & Son Funeral Home - Fostoria
133 W. Tiffin Street Fostoria 44830 OH
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday

6

Apr

10:30 AM 4/6/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Wendelin Catholic Church

323 N. Wood Street
Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Church
323 N. Wood Street Fostoria 44830 Ohio
United States

Burial

Friday

6

Apr

12:00 PM 4/6/2018 12:00:00 PM
St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery

765 Van Buren Street
Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery
765 Van Buren Street Fostoria 44830 Ohio
United States

Funeral Lunch & Gathering

Friday

6

Apr

12:00 PM 4/6/2018 12:00:00 PM
St. Wendelin Catholic Church

323 N. Wood Street
Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Church
323 N. Wood Street Fostoria 44830 Ohio
United States
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