Herbert Foote

TOLEDO, Ohio – Herbert E. Foote, age 86 of Toledo, formerly of Blissfield, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Mercy St. Anne Hospital. Born January 3, 1930, in Blissfield Township, he was the 11th of the 12 children of Sylvester and Emma (Brown) Foote. On September 15, 1951, he married Dorothy Colyer. She preceded him in death in 1998, having shared 47 years together. Herb married Margaret Yantis on June 4, 2001, and she survives. He retired from Maxitrol Company in Blissfield in 1993 with over 20 years of service. Throughout his life Herb enjoyed working on farms. He was a former member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Blissfield and was a member of Heritage Church of God in Maumee. He enjoyed square dancing in his younger years, traveling extensively and spending winters in Bradenton, Florida. Herb treasured time with his grandchildren. In addition to Margaret, his wife of 15 years, he is survived by his children, John (Barbara) Foote of Jasper and Juanita Adams of Adrian; grandchildren: Jennifer (Austin) Raines, Adria, Andrew (Abigail), Aaron (Pamela) Foote and Amy Jo (Tim) Topolewski; five step children; six siblings and numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren. Besides his first wife, Dorothy, he was preceded in death by a son in infancy, a granddaughter, Alicia Foote, and five siblings. Funeral services will take place Thursday, June 2, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Wagley Funeral Home, Tagsold Chapel in Blissfield with Pastor Robert Fry officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Contributions in memory of Herb are suggested to the Hospice organization of choice. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.WagleyFuneralHome.com.