The funeral of Firm ANDERSON, who died in Springfield, Tuesday night was held at his father, two miles northeast of Urbana, last. Friday afternoon. The deceased was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac ANDERSON, all of whom are well known in this locality. Several of his relatives live in this town and attended the funeral. He was regarded as a most exemplary young man. He leaves a young wife and numerous friends to mourn the loss.
Harley STEINBARGER, a young man of 3 years of age, who died at the home of his father near Bowlusville, Ohio last. Friday one week ago, was buried at the Dear graveyard last. Sunday at 2 p.m. The funeral was in charge of Rev Isaac EVILSIZOR. The deceased was well known in this place and the family have the sympathy of our people.
Mary Ann UMBARGER, age 72 years, 11 months, 4 days, died at her home, 777 West Washington street of old age, at 2 a.m. Monday. Mrs. UMBARGER was a member of the German Baptist Church at North Hampton for 35 years. She leaves a son and daughter. Funeral Wednesday at 10 am from the house. Burial at Medway.
William LORTON, aged 42 years, died from injuries sustained in traction car accident on Sunday evening, at City Hospital. Funeral Wednesday at 10 a.m. at residence of father in West Mulberry street. Burial at Lawrenceville.
Mrs. Bessie E. SEIFERT, aged 44 years, died Saturday at the city hospital from typhoid pneumonia. The body was taken to the home of her father, Dr. HEBBLE, at Enon, from which place the funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 o'clock. Burial at Enon cemetery.
Citizens of Tremont City were much surprised to learn of the very sudden death of William SIFERS, late of Chicago, IL, last. Monday. The deceased was found in his room dead, being asphyxiated during the night by leaving the gas jet open and the gas flowing freely. The accident seems to be purely accidental and suicide was not intended. Mr. SIFERS was the father-in-law of Cyrus MILLER of Terre Haute, where he lived for many years and until about four years ago he moved to Chicago, IL to make his home with his daughter. The decedent has two sisters living in Urbana, Mrs. PENCE and Mrs. Rachel SHAFFER. The remains were brought to Terre Haute for burial, which occurred last. Wednesday afternoon, from the cemetery at that place. The funeral was held from the M E church. Mr. SIFERS was a brother of Reuben SIFERS of North Springfield, and was well known all through this part of the country.
Cleveland JENKINS, son of David JENKINS, Urbana, Ohio, died at his home in that city Friday morning, of consumption. The funeral was held at Terre Haute, Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. The deceased was well known at this place having relatives and many acquaintances here. The deceased was 21 years of age and was a very promising young man, having just completed a business course in one of the best.schools in the state, and had accepted a very responsible position.
The condition of Miss Mattie SEITZ, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos SEITZ, of this place, is gradually growing worse, and the worst may be looked for at any moment. She has a complication of diseases, chief among which is said to be consumption. She is regarded among her many friends as very pure and possessed of a very sweet spirit, unassuming and friend to all of God's creation.
Frank MORRIS died at his home north of town Saturday at about eleven o'clock. He has been a sufferer from asthma for several years, and for the past few months was troubled with dropsy which was the cause of his death. He was about forty years of age and leaves a wife and two children. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 10:30 am at the home of his aunt, Mrs. Della MEREDITH. Burial in New Carlisle Cemetery.
Miss Mattie SEITZ, of Tremont City, died at the home of her parents last Friday morning of lung trouble. She has been in poor health for several months, and finally resulted in that most.dreaded disease, consumption. Her age was 21 and she was always possessed with a very pleasing disposition and was admired by her many friends. The funeral services occurred Saturday afternoon from the Reformed church of which she was a member. The deceased was also a member of the Pythian sisters at this place, who assisted in the ceremonies. Rev. HOOFMAN, pastor of the Grace Reformed church, Springfield, officiated. There was a large gathering of people present at the funeral, and the whole town and neighborhood sympathizes with the family in this hour of sadness. She leaves father, mother, one brother and a sister.
Lester C. DERR was found in a dying condition at the Good & Reese greenhouse, where he has been employed, early Saturday morning, by the night watchman. He expired shortly after the arrival of Dr. BRUBAKER, who notified Coroner Thomas. Upon investigation by the coroner, it was found that the dead man, who had been drinking heavily, had gone to the greenhouse in an intoxicated condition to sleep and that death had been caused by heart failure, brought on by excessive use of liquor. The dead man is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Frank GRAHAM, Mrs. Frank GOOD and Mrs. Ada C. DERR and his father, John W., who is a resident of the Dayton Soldiers' Home. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. from the house at 82 Woodward avenue. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
The funeral services of Mrs. E B DAVIS, held in the North Hampton last Sunday, was one of the largest ever seen in that village. Not more than one-half of the people were able to get inside the church. Rev J C PAUL, assisted by Rev S M GRIFFITH and the Daughters of America conducted the last rites.
Our township was shocked on last Tuesday afternoon to learn of the death of John P. KUNKLE, after only a very short illness, death resulting from bowel trouble. Mr. KUNKLE took sick while working at shops seven days before he died. He was born in Pennsylvania fifty-five years ago. In 1877 Miss Clora NEWMAN and he were united in marriage being blessed with eleven children, nine of whom are living. He was an expert molder and was one of the few for a while who knew the secret of putting on rubber tires.
Death Claims An Aged Woman. Mrs. Margaret WHITACRE Passes Away Saturday Night. Mrs. Margaret WHITACRE, aged 79 years, mother of Dr. O. C. WHITACRE died at 10:30 o'clock Saturday night at the doctor's home 1812 Lagonda Avenue of a complication of diseases. Her body will be taken to Morrowtown on the Pennsylvania train Monday morning, where the funeral and burial will be held.
Matilda A WILSON, wife of Phillip M WILSON, was tenderly put away last Wednesday in her last earthly home in the Lawrenceville cemetery. She was 75 years old. She always took a great interest in her own family. They were married 55 years and Mrs. WILSON belonged to the Methodist church 50 years. Rev S M GRIFFITH assisted by Rev J C PAUL conducted the funeral services. Pallbearers were E. W. XANDERS, J. R. ZERKLE, Homer HARTMAN, C. H. BAILEY, E. C. ZIRKLE and W. H. OVERHOLSER. Mrs. Mary STRATTON of Youngstown, Ohio, was here this week to attend the funeral of her mother, Mrs. WILSON.
Mrs. Ed MONGER received the sad word of the death of her mother, Mrs. Sarah WISE, living Just west of North Hampton, last Thursday morning. Mrs. WISE was 63 years old. The funeral services were held at the late home of the deceased Saturday at 1 p.m. Mr. MONGER's store was closed all day yesterday, and the family attended the funeral.
The funeral of Mrs. David MARTIN last Sunday afternoon was well attended. Rev HOFFMAN, pastor of the Grace Reformed church, Springfield, delivered a beautiful funeral discourse. Mr. MARTIN, her husband, will remain at the old homestead and not break up housekeeping, as we thought he would for a while.
Erasmus C. NICHOLS, a well known pioneer resident of Tremont City, died at 5:15 Thursday evening at his residence from a complication of disease after an illness of several weeks. The funeral services will be held at the residence Monday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Mr. NICHOLS was 64 years old and was a former resident of this city. He was a charter member of the K of P lodge of Tremont City, and a past chancellor of the lodge. He served as delegate to the Grand Lodge on several occasions. He was also a member of Powell PoSt G A R Tremont City and held offices in it. Decedent served as postmaster of Tremont City for eight years, resigning his position two years ago on account of failing health. He was also a prominent member of the Reformed church there and acted as elder for many years.
Mrs. Elizabeth LORTON, aged 73 years, residence 1518 West Mulberry Street, died at 9 o'clock Monday morning from pneumonia, after an illness of several weeks. Decedent was a pioneer of the county and was the wife of William LORTON, a retired farmer. Seven children and a husband survive her. The children are: Mrs. Charles ARGOBRIGHT, of Wadsworth, Ohio; Mrs. Mary BRIGGEMAN, Prescott, Arizona; Mrs.Sadie CIRCLE, North Hampton, and Charles, George, Elmer and Owen LORTON, of this city. The funeral arrangements have not been made.
Patrick LEONARD, aged 55 years, residence 917 Kenton Street, died Sunday morning at 8 o'clock. He is survived by a wife and five children. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 o'clock Tuesday morningat St. Joseph church. Burial in Calvary cemetery.
Miss Elsie A. BURKHARDT, aged 15 years, residence 435 West Main Street, died at 12 o'clock Sunday night from heart trouble after a brief illness. She was the daughter of John R. BUCKHARDT, the baker, and was a pupil in the eight grade at the Western building. She had been a victim of heart trouble for several years. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the late residence. Burial in Ferncliff cemetery.
Mrs. Catherine YOUNG, aged 92 years, residence Donnelsville, died Sunday evening from old age. Decedent was born and raised in this county but moved to Indianan and Kansas and lived in those states most of her life. She returned here about two years ago and had been making her home with her daughter, Mrs. Susan TITTON. She was the great-great-grandmother of six children. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Lutheran Church in Donnelsville. Burial in Donnelsville.
Thomas HAYES, aged 73 years, residence 248 Ludlow Avenue, died at 6 o'clock Sunday evening. Decedent was a widower and moved to this city two years ago from Urbana. He made his home with his daughter, Mrs. HENNESSY. Funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 8 o'clock from St. Raphael Church. Remains will be taken to Urbana for burial.
The funeral of John F. BURK, who committed suicide Saturday at his home in Linden Avenue, will be held Tuesday morning at 8:30 o'clock from St. Joseph's Church. Rev. Father William Clark of Cincinnati will probably celebrate mass. Burial in Calvary cemetery
Delphos O. JONES, 68, of 1626 Biscayne Drive, died at 12:49 a.m. Tuesday, October 15, in Community Hospital. His body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Wendell Hakala officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Lavada EVANS, 78, of 944 Sunset Avenue, Apt. B, died unexpected Tuesday October 15, 1985 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born October 18, 1906, in New Vienna, Ohio the daughter of Holmer and Anna (WALLACE) BURTON. Survivors include, one daughter, Ann (Tibby) SCOTT, Springfield, two sons, Robert RENSHAW, Dayton and Theodore STRICKLAND, Tampa Florida; 18 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; one aunt; one uncle; and cousins. Friends may call in the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home after 12 noon Friday. Family will be present from7-9 p.m. Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with the Rev. Karlan Carter officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery
Judith Ann FRAZIER, 44, of 4302 Carona Street died at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday in Community Hospital following 4 months of serious illness. She was born in Springfield on December 2, 1940 the daughter of Raymond and Anabel (HOUTZ) KIDDER and resided here all of her life. She is survived by her mother of Springfield; her husband Ernest L.; three daughters Lori, Deborah and Kimberly; one son Jeffrey, all at home; three brothers, Danny and Terry, both of Springfield and Tomas, Indianapolis and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Glenn Stadler officiating with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.
The friends of Mrs. Mary A HEINDEL, mother of Albert D HEINDEL of the Urbana pike, died at the home of her daughter in Dayton Ohio last Monday morning. She was a former resident of near Bowlusville, Ohio, and was well known in Tremont City for many years. She was a pioneer lady of this locality, being at the time of her death 83 years old. She leaves a hoSt of friends and relatives who will ever remember the merry voice of "Aunt" Mary.
Our citizens were shocked to learn of the death of one of Tremont's former citizens, John HALLSTEINE, at his home in Springfield. Mr. HALLSTEINE was of German nativity, coming to America at the age of 20 years, settling in Pennsylvania. He later came to Clark County , engaging in farming Just northwest of Tremont City and also at DIBERT Mills, which he owned and operated. He was a blacksmith by trade and was one of the best in the business. He used to queer our people with his handiwork with the tools, especially making chains, of which he was an expert. There are many specimens of his chain work still to be found among the farmers around here, and they appreciate the effort. He was a good citizen. His age was past 88 years. The deceased is survived by three sons, William, George and Leonard HALLSTEINE, and a number of grandchildren. Frank DEAM and his father Henry DEAM, the oldest male person now living in Tremont City, attended the funeral last Wednesday afternoon at the residence.
Nathan G. NOWLAND, aged 50 years, residence 2427 East High Street, died at 7 o'clock Tuesday morning from cancer of the stomach. Decedent was a bachelor and a teamster by trade. He came here from Cincinnati but had been a resident of this city for years. Funeral Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence. Burial in Ferncliff.
Martha H Wolliston, aged 55 years, died last evening at the Sanitarium at Marion, Ohio. The body arrived here today and was taken to the home of J. J. WOLLISTON on South Yellow Springs Street for the funeral services.
Marie Williams, aged 12 years, died at the home of her father, J.H. WILLIAMS at Dolly Varden Monday at 3:00 pm. Funeral Wednesday at 1:00 pm from the residence, Rev B.R. Reed will conduct the services. Burial at Garlough Cemetery.
Our citizens were greatly shocked last Tuesday morning when the word was telephoned that Mrs. Dora MARTIN had died. She went to the hospital at Springfield, Ohio, where she had a surgical operation performed and was said to be getting along nicely, as she stood the operation well, but later she was taken with nervous prostration and her death occurred the next morning after she was operated on. The funeral was held at the Reformed church Friday morning the Rev HUFFMAN, pastor of The Grace Reformed church at Springfield having charge of the services. Mrs. MARTIN was a resident of this town for several months and was born and raised near here. She was 32 years old at the time of her death. Mr. MARTIN has the sympathy of a hoSt of his friends here. Wilson MARTIN and family, of Enon, Ohio, attended the funeral of Mrs. Dora MARTIN last Friday morning.
The sad news of the death of Mrs. Belle GLENN, of Urbana, Ohio, was received here Monday evening. Mrs. GLENN was well known in Tremont City having relatives here and personal friends. Those who knew her greatly regret to learn of her sudden death.
Joseph ANDERSON, aged 80 years, died Tuesday morning at 1 o'clock at his home in Tremont City. He had been ill for many weeks and his death was not unexpected. Mr. ANDERSON was one of the pioneer citizens of Champaign County and moved to Tremont a few years ago. He was widely known in both Champaign and Clark County and respected everywhere. He was a prosperous farmer. The funeral will be held Thursday morning at 10 a.m. at the M E church, Rev KILLINDER officiating. Burial will be made at Urbana. An unusual of the death of Mr. ANDERSON is afforded by the fact that he was one of the four pioneer citizens who have been lying at the point of death for some time. The others are Mrs. Julia M GARD, J ILGES and Mr. ROUSCH, all above 80 years of age.
Jerry ILGES, a pioneer resident of Clark county, died at his home in Tremont City at 5 o'clock Wednesday morning of a complication of diseases. Mr. ILGES was 68 years of age. He had been sick for some time and a late severe illness resulted in his death. Mr. ILGES is generally known throughout this vicinity. He was born in this county, and had lived at Tremont City during his life. He was formerly proprietor of the Tremont Hotel and was for many years assessor of German township. Mr. ILGES is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. J W CARTER, and Mrs. Jacob HAX, and a sister, Mrs. Sarah ROCKEL, of this city. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 12:30 from the residence in Tremont City and will be conducted by the Rev Mr. HOFFMAN of Grace Reformed church of Springfield. Burial in Ferncliff.
The last rites over the remains of Jeremiah ILGES, an old citizen and pioneer of this town, were held at the residence last Friday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. The services were in charge of Rev HOFFMAN, pastor of the Grace Reformed church, Springfield. Mr. ILGES was well known throughout this entire country, he having been in business and in various ways connected in public affairs of the township for years.
The funeral of Mrs. Julia M GARD, who died Friday night at 8 o'clock will be held at the residence this morning at 10 o'clock. Burial at Rector church cemetery. Mrs. GARD was a lifelong member of the M E church and was regarded as a good woman. Her name appears in the liSt of honorary widows at the M E church to which she contributed. The church will miss her as well as the community.
The funeral service of Eli TROXELL who died at the home of Mrs. Dora TROXELL, his sister, was held Tuesday afternoon at her residence. Mr. TROXELL was 85 years old and was known as the oldest school teacher in the country. He taught school at North Hampton in 1840. He was well known in this locality having lived here and made this place his headquarters for many years. He was a bachelor and boarded around with his acquaintances and friends.
The funeral of Mrs. Walter OVERHOLSER took place from the Reformed church at Lawrenceville, Tuesday at 11 a.m. burial at the cemetery at that place. She died at her late residence near the DEER schoolhouse northeast of Tremont City Sunday morning. The disease from which she died was consumption. The deceased leaves a husband and one small child and a large number of acquaintances.
Washington HECK, father of Prof. C. J. HECK of this place died at his late residence near Millerstown Saturday morning. He had been in ill health for some time and his death was not unexpected. The death was due to a complication of diseases incident with old age. Mr. HECK was 70 years old. He has been a resident of near St. Paris for many years and a regarded pioneer in that part of the country.
After a short, serious illness, Mrs. Louisa ARGABRIGHT, wife of S.A. ARGABRIGHT, the well known grocer, died at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon from cancer at her home in 207 West High Street. Mrs. Argabright was 64 years of age and is survived by her husband. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon from the First Lutheran church. Burial will be held at Ferncliff cemetery.