Governor Francis O. Hensel (Christine)
582 North 8th St.
Upper Sandusky, OH 43351-1040
H: (419) 294-2918


Lion Francis joined the Upper Sandusky Lions Club in 1969 and has 25 years of perfect attendance. He is a progressive Melvin Jones Fellow and a Signature Master Builder.

On the club level, Lion Francis has held the office of Third, Second and First Vice President and was a 100% President in the 1987-1988 Lion year. He was 100% Secretary for 7 years, held the office of Lion Tamer, was a member of the Board of Directors and served as Club Treasurer.

On the zone level, Lion Francis served as Zone 10 Chairman for the Lions year 1990-1991 and 1991-1992. He served as Zone 10 Campaign Sight First Coordinator. He also served as Campaign Sight First II Coordinator for Zone 5.

At the District level, Lion Francis was the Newsletter Editor and District Database Manager for address labels and convention registration for the Lions year 1994-1995; for these efforts, he was recommended by the District 13-B Governor and received the International President’s Award. He also received an International President’s Certificate of Appreciation in 1995. He was the District Pin Chairman for four years and the District’s representative to the state International Convention Committee for 13 years.

Lion Francis was born in the small town of Marseilles Ohio in 1937. He graduated from high school in 1955 and joined the US Navy that same year. He got out of the Navy in 1959. He graduated from DeVry Technical Institute’s 48-week course in radio telecommunications. In 1961, Lion Francis went to work for General Telephone and Electronics (GTE) and retired in 1995.

Lion Francis has three children – David Orlando, Angela Lynn, and Michael Allen Hensel – from his first marriage to Karen Faye Huffman, who died in 1987. He married wife Christine M. Hensel whose husband had also died.

Lion Francis belongs to John Steward United Methodist Church where he is an usher. He is also active with Upper Sandusky’s Winter Fantasy of Lights as an electrician. In honor of his many years of volunteer community service to Upper Sandusky, he was named Upper’s Citizen of the Year in 2005.

District 13B Officers and Convention Information

1st Vice District Governor
PCC Jeff Hillis (Joy)
 1197 Sherwood Dr.
 Bucyrus, OH 44820
H: (419) 562-4455

 2nd Vice District Governor
Carolyn Brook (Bill)
598 Alexander Rd. W.
 Bellville OH 44813
H: (419) 886-4181

Immediate Past District Governor
CC Forrest (Woody) Conrad Jr.
107 E Main Street
Ashland, OH 44805
H: (419) 281-0622

Cabinet Secretary
Becky Krock (John)
 9527 County Hwy 111
 Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
H: (419) 294-5365

Cabinet Treasurer
CC Forrest (Woody) Conrad Jr.
107 E Main Street
Ashland, OH 44805
H: (419) 281-0622

Newsletter Editor
Keith Cole (Lion Connie)
166 E. Co. Rd. 16
Tiffin, OH 44883
H: (419) 447-4975


Convention Co-Chairpersons
James & Chloe Gatchell
PO Box 143
 Harpster, OH 43323
H: (740) 496-3741

International Guests
ID Judy Hankom, Iowa


District 13B Convention
March 28-30, 2014
 Holiday Inn Westlake, OH


District 13B Zone Chairs & Regions

Zone 1 Region 1
Jim Pickering (Dottie)
 214 Yorkshire Pl.
Bellevue, OH 44811
H: (419) 483-4992

Bellevue, Castalia, Elmore,
 Fremont Noon, Green Springs, Lindsey,
Marblehead-Peninsula, Oak Harbor, Port Clinton


Zone 5 Region 2
Robert Moorman (Patty)
4705 Tiro Rd.
 Tiro, OH 44887
H: (419) 545-0884

Bucyrus, Col Crawford, Col Crawford Leos,
 Crestline, Mohawk Leos, Mohawk Lioness,
 Nevada, Plymouth, Shelby Branch, Sycamore,
 Upper Sandusky,  Upper Sandusky Leos

Zone 2 Region 1
Cindy Beat
 4459 SR 4
 Attica, OH 44807
H: (419) 426-3101

 Attica, Bascom, Bloomville,
  Fostoria, Old Fort, Republic,
Seneca East Leo, Tiffin


Zone 6 Region 2
Gene Berrier (Dianne)
 2148 Bowman Rd.
 Mansfield, OH 44903
H: (419) 589-5898

Bellville, Butler, Butler Lioness
 Lexington Leo, Lucas, Lucas Leos Club
  Madison Twp., Ontario

Zone 3 Region 1
John Straziuso (Pamela)
4302 Woodridge Dr.
 Sandusky, OH 44870
H: (419) 271-4174

 Firelands, Huron, Milan-Edison, North Fairfield,  Norwalk, Sandusky, Vermilion, Vermilion Leos,
Vermilion Jr. High Leo, Vermilion Lioness

Zone 7 Region 2
Kevin Reidy (Deborah)
 PO Box 1394
 Ashland OH 44805
H: (419) 543-7024

 Ashland Evening, Ashland Noon,
Nova, Polk, Savannah


Zone 4 Region 1
Brent Parker (Marianne)
 134 Buckingham Dr.
Elyria, OH 44035
H: (440) 365-9016

Amherst, Amherst Steele Leos, Avon,
Avon Leos, Elyria Evening, LaGrange,
Lorain, Lorain Harbor, Lorain Leo
N. Ridgeville, Sheffield Village


Zone 8 Region 2
Ken Schuck
1126 Twp Rd. 1875
 Ashland, OH 44805
H: (419) 282-0053

Hayesville, Jeromesville, Loudonville,
Loudonville Leos, Mifflin,
 Perrysville, Rowsburg


District Website

Clubs Online
Ashland Evening Lions Club 13B

Avon Lions Club 13B
Bellville Lions Club 13B
Castalia Lions Club 13B
Elmore Lions Club 13B
Elyria Evening Lions Club 13B

Firelands Lions Club 13B
Fostoria Lions Club 13B
Huron Lions Club 13B
Jeromesville Lions Club 13B
LaGrange Lions Club  13B
Lorain Lions Club 13B
Lorain Harbor Lions Club 13B
Madison Township Lions Club 13B
North Ridgeville Lions Club 13B
Norwalk Lions Club 13B

Ontario Lions Club 13B
Perrysville Lions Club 13B
Polk Lions Club 13B
Port Clinton Lions Club 13B
Sandusky Lions Club 13B
Savannah Lions Club 13B
Tiffin Lions Club 13B
Upper Sandusky Lions Club 13B
Upper Sandusky Lions Club 13B (e-Clubhouse)
Vermilion Lions Club 13B

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