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Kathleen Marie (Warnement) Tiell

March 29, 1933 — June 7, 2023

Tiffin, Ohio

Kathleen Marie Tiell, 90, of Tiffin, died at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin.  She was born March 29, 1933, in Tiffin, to Cecil and Kathryn (Kennedy) Warnement.  She married Herman J. Tiell June 16, 1956, at St. Mary Catholic Church. Herman died January 31, 2016.

Survivors include a son, Robert (Gwen) Tiell of Mt. Vernon, Ohio; three daughters, Pat (Urban) Scherley of Bellevue, Mary Jane (John) Leonowich of Elyria, and Karen (Charlie) Johnson of Minerva; 11 grandchildren, Shaye Tiell, Jacob Tiell, Ryan Tiell, Krista (Dave) Sturdevant, Tony (Rachel) Scherley, Kevin Scherley, John (Sarah) Scherley, Michael (Xiumara) Leonowich, Bradley Leonowich, Jessica (Antwon) Johnson, and Chas (Santanna) Johnson; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert (Joann) Warnement of Tiffin; and three sisters, Dorothy Brickner, Marge (Jerry) Brickner both of Tiffin, and Betty (David) Batey of Fremont.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and an infant brother.

Kathleen was a 1951 Calvert High School graduate.  She had retired as a Calvert High School Cafeteria Cook.  She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Daughters of Isabella, a volunteer at St. Francis Home, and a member of the Wednesday night Pinochle Club. She loved time spent with family, especially her grandchildren’s activities.

Visitation for family and friends will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at TRAUNERO FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 214 S. Monroe Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113.

Prayers will be said at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 15, 2023, at the funeral home followed by the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Rev. Anthony Coci will officiate.  The rosary will be recited 30 minutes prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will take place immediately following in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Tiffin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Catholic Schools or to St. Joseph Catholic Church.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm

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Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory

214 South Monroe Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, June 15, 2023

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St. Joseph Catholic Church

36 Melmore Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Interment following funeral service

Thursday, June 15, 2023

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