Toby Merril Shehorn Obituary – Death, Cause of death – Toby Merril Shehorn passed away unexpectedly at his Wauseon home, Monday evening, September 6, 2021. He died leaving family members, loved ones and friends in great grief and fear.
Cause of Toby Merril Shehorn’s death…
Toby Merril Shehorn passed away unexpectedly at his Wauseon home, Monday evening, September 6, 2021. He died at the age of 37 leaving family members, loved ones and friends in great grief and fear.
According to our source, no cause of his death has been declared as investigation is still on-going at the time of gathering this report.
Life Journey Before Death…
Toby was born in Wauseon to Richard “Rick” Shehorn and Jill (Spiess) Shehorn. Toby graduated from Wauseon High School in 2002 where he excelled in Football and Wrestling, receiving All League Honors.
He attended the University of Toledo, receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and later the University of Findlay achieving his Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
Toby was very mechanical and could accomplish anything with his hands once he set his mind to it. He enjoyed motor cross, participating in the demolition derby at the Fulton County Fair and camping.
Marital Life Before Death…
On July 14, 2007 he married Jera McClarren and together were blessed with two children, Brody and Evie.
Toby’s love for travel often took the family to the Silver Sand Dunes in Michigan, where he loved to visit every year. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Jera Shehorn; children, Brody W. and Evie M. Shehorn; parents, Rick (Jill) Shehorn; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jared (Anne) McClarren; brothers, Josh (Trena) Shehorn and Rich (Kelsie) Shehorn; sisters-in-law, Jenna (Ryan) O’Dell and Jessica (Jordan) Richer; grandparents, Merril (Jan) Spiess and Joyce Shehorn; nieces and nephews, Landon and Sidney O’Dell, Mack, Luke and Gavin Richer, Danica, Riley, Eli, Emma and Will Shehorn; along with many aunts, uncles, cousins and loving friends. Toby was preceded in death by his great grandmother, Viola Aeschliman; grandparents, William “Bill” Shehorn, Sue Spiess, Lawrence and Ilene McClarren and Charles and Naomi Neuser.
Friends and family will be received from 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Friday, September 10, 2021 at North Clinton Mennonite Church, 831 W. Linfoot St., Wauseon, Ohio 435567. A funeral service honoring and celebrating Toby’s life will begin at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 11, 2021 also at the church. Interment will be private for the family at Bayes Cemetery in Wauseon.
We pray that God grants those who are affected by this death the fortitude to carry on. Losing a beloved one is one of the most difficult feelings on earth. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family members and friends.