Helen L. Holman



Helen L. Holman, 84, of Fostoria, passed away at 5:57 p.m. Monday July 31, 2017 at The Toledo Hospital.

She was born December 31, 1932 in New Riegel to the late William V. and Ida M. (Bouillon) Clouse. She married Tony B. Holman on June 14, 1958 at St. Boniface Catholic Church, New Riegel, and he survives in Fostoria.

Also surviving are four children, Sandy (the late Brad) Szilagyi, Port Clinton, Linda (Jim) Hendricks, Fostoria, Chuck (Jenny) Holman of Risingsun and Scott (Robyn) Holman of Fostoria; eleven grandchildren, Benjamin, Aaron, Joshua, Rebecca, Leah and Jacquelyn Mathias, Alisha and Erica Holman and Eli, Sarah and Colt Holman; a brother, Jim Clouse of New Riegel; and sisters, Irene Beaudry of Maumee and Alvera Kin of Upper Sandusky.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Alvin, Firmin, Walter and Herman “Shorty” Clouse, and sisters, Esther Strausbaugh and Emma Gase.

Helen was a joyful homemaker; a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church and its Rosary Altar Society, where she served as a longtime funeral lunch chairperson. She was a graduate of New Riegel High School. She enjoyed attending sporting events, especially her grandchildren’s. She enjoyed canning, loved holiday times and will be remembered as a very generous person. She had a great sense of humor and loved to go fishing. Helen was a faith filled person who dearly loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

Visitation is Thursday August 3, 2017 from 3-8 p.m. at HOENING & SON FUNERAL HOME 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria where a Christian Wake Service will take place at 7:45.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place 10:30 am Friday August 4, 2017 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church with a Rosary Prayed at 10 am.

Burial will follow in St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery. A funeral lunch will then follow in St. Wendelin High School Cafteria. 

Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Catholic Church.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfunerahome.com



Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 3-8 pm

133 W. Tiffin Street, Fostoria, OH, 44830

Hoening & Son Funeral Home Christian Wake Service at 7:45 pm

  Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, August 4, 2017 at 10:30 am

St. Wendelin Catholic Church A Rosary will be prayed at 10 am.



Friday, August 4, 2017 following the Funeral Mass

765 Van Buren Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery

  Funeral Lunch & Gathering

Friday, August 4, 2017 following the cemetery services

533 N. Countyline Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin High School Cafeteria

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Mary L Holman

I'll always remember my Aunt Helen and what a great mom she was. She and my Uncle Tony used to live down the road from our grandparents, and it was our favorite thing as children to walk to their house. Condolences to all from Porter's daughter Mary Lou!

 Posted August 7, 2017 - 9:40pm
Teresa (Kramb) Frederick

Linda, So sad to hear of the loss of your mother it is a very hard thing to go through. May you find peace in all of the good memories.. my condolences to you and the entire Holman family.

 Posted August 5, 2017 - 3:42pm
Jeff and Sharon

Our Deepest Sympathy to the Holman Family. Helen was a kind and thoughtful person, a true Christian.
Jeff and Sharon Longstaff

 Posted August 3, 2017 - 7:45pm
Connie (Frankart) & Ed Gross

To all of the Holman Families - - our prayers and thoughts are with all of you with the loss of your lovely, friendly wife/mother. Take care and may God Bless All of You.

 Posted August 3, 2017 - 9:57am
Jerry L. Copeland

Message from Chaplain’s office
Remembering: Helen L. Holman,
Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe in God, believe also in me. To the Holman family, are in our prayers. God Bless You All.

Jerry L. Copeland Director of Spiritual Life
Good Shepherd Home Fostoria, Ohio

 Posted August 3, 2017 - 9:53am
Alice Lanctot

Dear Uncle Tony, Cousins: Sandy, Linda, Chuck, Scott, your spouses and children,
My love, prayers and sincere sympathy to you all. May the love you have for each other and
the love, friendship and support of friends and family bring you comfort, and may your
treasured memories help you through each day. Love,

 Posted August 2, 2017 - 7:30pm
Nora Flood

Sandy & family, I can't begin to tell you how sorry I am for your loss. I am so glad I had the opportunity to meet your mom. Take solace in knowing she's at peace. Treasure your memories and share them with each other. She'll live on through all of you. Take care. Nora

 Posted August 2, 2017 - 12:57am
Mark Holman

We had some great times, and those visiting may the Lord Comfort you during this time, Psalm 23 Brother Mark & Sister Annette Holman West Michigan

 Posted August 1, 2017 - 6:40pm
Mark Holman

Our Aunt we loved and the good times we have had all of these years, May those find comfort in the Lord during this time.
Brother Mark & Sister Annette Holman

 Posted August 1, 2017 - 6:38pm
Ronald and Karen Kin

We are so sorry for your great loss. We have the deepest heartfelt sympathy and hope you know you are in our prayers and thoughts. Your wife, mother, grandmother, aunt , sister was always a happy, kind, wonderful person and she will be greatly missed.

 Posted August 1, 2017 - 3:57pm

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