Coralee M. Hoste, age 83, of Wauseon, passed away Monday, August 19, 2013 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had worked at Perfection Finishers and the former Sheller-Globe in Wauseon. She had also been a cook at Smith’s Restaurant, near Wauseon.
Coralee was born in Wauseon on July 27, 1930, the daughter of Jay and Doris (Minnich) Stratton. On April 14, 1956 she married Julius G. Hoste, and he survives. Coralee was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Wauseon. She loved the Detroit Tigers and Ohio State University Football.
Surviving, besides her husband, Julius, is daughter, Candace (Jim) Davis of Osawatomie, Kansas; son, David (Cheryl) Hoste of Wauseon; grandchildren, Jason Fruth, Michael Davis, Mindy (Travis) Williams, Tyson Hoste, Troy Hoste and Tessa Hoste; great-grandchildren, Taelynn Hoste, Alex Kelb, Austin Davis, Jaeden Fruth, McKenzie Williams, and Riley Williams; and sister, Judy Dunbar of Lansing, Michigan. She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Darla Stratton.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, August 23, 2013 at the Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon, with Pastor Ruth Ann Scoby, officiating. Interment will be in the Wauseon Union Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday morning from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the American Diabetes Association or Gentiva Hospice of Maumee.