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Saturday, January 22nd, 2011
Complete Obituary
Wilfred Coughlin
  Wilfred "Bill" S. Coughlin, 83, Fostoria, died at 10:07 p.m. Jan. 19, 2011, at his home.
He was born July 21, 1927, in Wendelin to Charles and Margaret Schmitz Coughlin. On June 23, 1951, he married Ruth Ann Homan, who died Feb. 19, 2009.
Surviving are his children, Margaret (Mark) Trotta, Woodbridge, Va., Elaine (Tom) Swindling, Cincinnati, Kevin Michael (Jeanne) Coughlin, Avon Lake, and Beth (Brad) Kopala, Columbus; in-laws, Greg Smith and Jerry Yost; and several grandchildren.
Also deceased are a son, Kevin Gerard Coughlin; a daughter, Carol Smith; brothers, Greg, Herbert, Lawrence and Dominic Coughlin; and sisters, Emma Coughlin, Helen Hemmelgarn, Elizabeth Banford, Marcella Moorman and Julia Forthofer.
He retired as a regional sales manager for the former G. Heilemann Brewing Company and also had been a handyman at St. Catherine's Care Center, Fostoria. He graduated from Fort Recovery High School and was a WW II Navy veteran, serving as a motor machinist's Mate 3rd Class. He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, American Legion and Knights of Columbus 3rd & 4th Degree.
Funeral Mass is 1 p.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. James Walsh officiating. Burial will follow at St. Wendelin Cemetery, where the United Veteran's of Fostoria will have military honors.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will be held at 3:45 p.m. and a 4th Degree honor guard from 6-8 p.m. with a Chalice presentation at 7:45 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to Community Hospice Care, Tiffin, or Fostoria Right to Life.
Online condolences may be left at www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.
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