Helen L. Dobie, 96, of Fremont, OH passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Promedica Memorial Hospital. She was born on December 31, 1917 in Wayne, OH, the daughter of John Henry and Olive Grace (Ottney) Sielschott.
Helen married Harold L. Dobie on August 29, 1940 and he preceded her in death in 1992. She loved to sew and was a seamstress for Howard Zink Corporation as well as Bintz’s and Richard’s Department Stores until she retired in 1984. She was a member of the Fremont Senior Center. Helen also enjoyed traveling, her grandchildren’s sporting events and playing cards and going out to eat with her friends.
Helen is survived by her daughter, Barbara (Ronald) Kluck, Fremont, OH; daughter-in-law, Erica Bork, Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren, Troy (Lela) Kluck, Todd Kluck, Tracy Kluck, Tad (Toni) Kluck, Eric (Donna) Bork and Alex Jones; great grandchildren, Shane, Shawn and Shelby Kluck, Megan Cooks, Brady and Tori Kluck, Nichole Schmitt and Jennifer Pratt, Joseph and DJ Bork, Crystal and Orian Neels and seven great-great grandchildren. Helen is also survived by her special extended family, Janice and Willie Spann, Nick and Janie Rodriguez, Samantha Kane and Kitty Widman.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold L. Dobie; son, Edward C. Bork; granddaughter, Lorraine Pratt; brother, Paul Sielschott; sisters, Thelma Clauve, Iona Sortor, Irene Maillard, Neva Reed, Carrie Ames and Phyllis Affholder.
Visitation: Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home & Crematory, 425 E State St., Fremont, OH.
Service: Monday, November 3, 2014; 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Robert Young.
Burial: West Union Cemetery, Gibsonburg, OH
Memorials: Donor’s Choice or Faith Lutheran Church
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Dear Barb and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You were so lucky to have her with you for such a long and productive life. My deepest condolences.
Linda @ Don Tuckerman
Dear Barb Ron and Family
You have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother Barb. She was a great and beautiful woman. She had a long good life with a great family! Sending our thoughts and prayers.
Linda and Don
Jan & Tracy Kasparek
Barb and Family Sorry for the loss of your mother God Bless
Dear Barb and family our deepesty sympathy in the loss of your dear Mother what a great lady and a wonderful long life she will be greatly missed by all sincerely Dave and Cindy young
Ruth Schepflin Lipnick
Sharing your heartache;sending you love;wishing you peace always. Ruth
Alexandria Jones & Aunt Toni Lang
Our sympathy is with you Aunt Barb & Uncle Ron & all the family. We send prayers & strength to get through this trying time. Always remember she lived a good long life & very fulfilling in every way. hugs, kisses from us both.
Alexandria Jones & Aunt Toni Lang
We send our prayers & strength to the whole family. She lived a long great fulfilling life. hugs to everyone
Thinking of your family and wishing you peace and comfort during these difficult times.
The Karlovetz family.
Dear Barb and family
My sincerest condolences to you and your family on the passing of your dear mother.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Ellen and Tom Leite
Dear Barb, Ron and Family,
Your Mother was such a sweet lady. I learned to know her when we were next door mates at Valley View. She and her smile will be missed by all who knew her.
Our sympathy and prayers are with you at this difficult time, Ellen and Tom Leite
Dear Aunt Barb & family, sending you our dearest deepest condolences and prayers. Also love and strength to all the rest in the family. Grandma has definitely had a very long, happy and fulfilling life, she will definitely be missed. All my prayers and strength goes out to all the family.
Nicole Schmidt & family