Florian “Pete” N. Tiell, 87, of New Riegel, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria, Ohio. He was born June 14, 1931 in Seneca County to the late Sylvester and Lucy (Wagner) Tiell. On September 10, 1955, Pete was united in marriage to his surviving wife, Joyce T. Schreiner.
Pete attended All Saints Parish in New Reigel. He was a life member of the American Legion, member of National Machinery Quarter Century Club, a volunteer Red Cross driver, and served as a Sacristan for the Parish Cemetery Chapel. Pete attended the Daytona 500 with family and friends for many years, as well as many super modified races in the area. Pete retired from National Machinery as a machinist after 41 years of service. He served his country from 1951 – 1953 in the US Army based in England during the Korean Conflict. Pete loved his Polkas and having a glass of wine or beer with family and friends. He always said, “There’s no bad beer, just some taste better than others!”
Pete is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Joyce; son, Jeffery J. (Norma) Tiell of New Riegel; daughters, Cynthia A. Carter of Fremont and Sandra A. (Daniel) Glovier of Maumee; grandchildren, Casey Brubaker, Jessica Tiell, Shae Carter, Kristi Grogan, Jade Carter, Holly Brickner, Tiella Carter, Leanne Tiell, Cassie Glovier, Monica Glovier, Nick Glovier; and 4 great-grandchildren, Khaidence, Sevella, Amari and Amelia. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Sylvester Jr., Mark, and Walter Tiell; and sisters, Ethel Gase and Catherine Roth.
Friends and family may visit on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at All Saints Parish, 41 N. Perry Street, New Riegel, Ohio, 44853. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. in the parish. Inurnment will follow in the parish cemetery. HUFFORD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500) has been entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions in Pete’s name may be made to All Saints Parish or Ohio Living Hospice.