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CLINGAN, HARTLEY, STONE, WELTY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 13, 1928

Page 10. INJURIES ARE FATAL Farmer Falls Off Hay Wagon Funeral is Saturday New Carlisle Sept. 13. -- Cory CLINGAN, 41, residing near here, died of injuries sustained late Wednesday afternoon while loading hay. CLINGAN was on a hay wagon and had pulled on the trip rope of the hay fork. The rope broke and CLINGAN fell off the wagon backwards, striking head on the wagon wheel. He is survived by the widow, two sons, and three sisters, Mrs. Lloyd STONE, Springfield; Mrs. Charles WELTY, St. Paris, and Mrs. William HARTLEY of New Carlisle. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at McKendre Church with burial in the New Carlisle cemetery.

GEIGER, HOSTERMAN, WILLIAMSON, WORRELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 8, 1928

Bring Body Of Auto Victim To Springfield Brother of Judge GEIGER to be Buried from Home of Sister The body of Charles A. GEIGER, 69, former Springfield manufacturer and brother of Judge Frank W. GEIGER of this city, who died at 2 p.m. Sunday in Mansfield, O., from injuries sustained when struck by an automobile a hour previously, will arrive in Springfield late Monday or Tuesday. It will be taken to the home of his sister, Miss Alice GEIGER, 469 Woodlawn av. Mr. GEIGER was visiting his son, Tracy GEIGER, in Mansfield when the accident occurred. he will be remembered by the older residents of Springfield as one of the city's most prominent business men at the time when he lived here. He was born in Springfield and received his education in the schools here. He was a graduate of Wittenberg College with the class of 1879. Following his graduation from college Mr. GEIGER entered the industrial world and became a member of the firm operating the Springfield Machine Co. In 1893 he went to Troy, O., where he organized the Troy Wagon Works of which he was president and general manager. He remained in Troy until the World War when he went to new York and later to England in the interest of his firm which was supplying wartime materials to the United States and Great Britian. After the war he returned to new York where he established a Charles A. GEIGER Co., importers and exporters and represented the American manufactories in foreign trade. Mr. GEIGER leaves his widow, Mrs. Frances GEIGER; two sons, Russell and Tracy; three daughters, Rose of Troy; Mrs. Benjamin WORRELL and Mrs. Kenneth WILLIAMSON of West Palm Beach, Fla; three sisters, Miss Alice GEIGER and Miss Ella GEIGER and Mrs. A.D.HOSTERMAN, of this city; and two brothers, Judge Frank W. GEIGER or Springfield, and Harry M. GEIGER of Detroit Mich.

GLEASON, HARMON, KELLEY, MESSER, SHEETS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 22, 1928

Mrs. Sylvia M. MESSER, 42, lifelong resident of Clark County, died at 5:30 p.m., Sunday at her home, 1223 W. Mulberry St. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Brethren Church on the Donnelsville and North Hamptom Rd. Burial will be made in Enon cemetery. Mrs. MESSER was born in Enon and her entire life had been spent in this vicinity. She was a member of the Grace M. E. church of this city. She leaves her husband, Manuel MESSER; one daughter, Mrs. Eva KELLEY; two sons, Arthur and Melvin MESSER of Springfield; her father, Daniel SHEETS of Enon; her mother, Mrs. Mary HARMON of Springfield, and a sister, Mrs. Harry GLEASON of Washington D. C.

BOTKIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, October 25, 1928

Page 12. Mechanicsburg. Oct. 25 - Funeral services for Granville BOTKIN, 88, veteran of the Civil War, will be held at the residence on High St. Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. H. E. Orwick of the M. P. Church. Interment will be made in the Asbury cemetery. Mr. BOTKIN was born in Clark County and served with Co. I (?) 146th O..V.I. His widow, Mrs. Louise BOTKIN of this city, and a brother, Joseph BOTKIN of Mexico, Mo., survive.

BURNETT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, November 2, 1928

Page 1. Funeral services for General W. R. Burnett, 82, former city mayor, Civil War veteran and for many years commandant of the Soldier's Home at Sandusky, O., who died at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Arcade Hotel, where he had been residing, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Jackson funeral home. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Announcement Friday of General Burnett's death which occurred Thursday evening after six months of failing health, although not unexpected, brought sincere sorow to hundreds of people of Springfield and elsewhere who were numbered among his friends and by whom he was affectionally termed "Uncle Bill". He possessed a keen insight of affairs and was noted for his kindness to friends and anyone in need. General Burnett was able to be about the streets until six weeks ago, and since then had been ill in bed. The last several days before his death he lay in a state of unconsciousness from which he did not rally. He was born in Clark County Aug. 17, 1846, the son of John and Mary Jones Burnett. Practically all his life had been spent in Springfield and he had played a large part in the progress and growth of the city. He represented one of the oldest families of Clark County and termed self-made man. He attended the Western School until the age of 14 when he began to work and through his ability and ambition succeeded in attaining recognition in life. Mr. Burnett was always active in politics of the city and county, and was three times elected mayor of Springfield on the Democratic ticket before the city adopted the city commission form of government. He retired from political life when he went to Sandusky, but he always kept up his sincere interest in civic affairs and the familiar name of "Mayor" Burnett remained with him for years. Following his resignation as mayor in 1909, he served for 12 years as commandant of the Soldiers' Home in Sandusky, O., where he was lauded for his management of the institution and was loved by all Civil War veterans at the home. The 900 residents of the home were always known as his "boys". Upon their return to Springfield, Mr. Burnett and his wife, who was formerly Mary Catherine Monohan , whom he married Oct. 19, 1865, resided at 215 S. Columbia st. Since the death of Mrs. Burnett, Mr. Burnett had spent most of his time at the Arcade hotel and with his son Levi Burnett in Pittsburgh, Pa. General Burnett enlisted as a Union soldier in the Civil War, July 3, 1863, in Company A of the Fourth Independent Battalion of Cavalry. He served nine months in Tennessee until honorably discharged Feb. 16, 1864. Upon his return from the army he took up work as a machinist in the old Champion shops and was associated with that firm for 21 years. After this connection was given up, he was employed by the Union Central Life Insurance Co. of Cincinnati for one year, after which he engaged in the grocery business at 60 E. Main st. After selling this business he managed the Springfield Breweries until 1900. Besides serving the city so honorably and faithfully as its mayor, Mr. Burnett held many other public offices. Among them were six years as a member of the school board; four years representing the first ward on the City Council; four years on the board of public service and four years on the police and fire board. For another four years he was government gauger at the William Burns Distillery. Mr. Burnett was affiliated with Clark Lodge No 101. F. and A. M.; Springfield Lodge No 33, I. O. O. F.; Division No 44, Unifomed and Lodge No 51, Benevolent and Protected Orrder of Elks and Mitchell Post, Grand Army of the Republic. He was also a member of the Lutheran Church. Two sons survive him, Theodore Addison Burnett, a veterinary of Columbus, and Levi H. Burnett of Pittsburgh, Pa.

TEETERS, WILLIAMS, WONES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 4, 1928

Mrs. Lydia WONES, 62, of New Moorefield , who died at her home at 4:30 p.m. Friday as the result of a paralytic stroke Thursday, will be held at the residence at 2 p.m. Monday. Rev. J. T. Carter, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church at LaRue, O., will officiate. Burial will be made in Pleasant Hill cemetery at new Moorefield. Mrs. WONES is survived by her husband, Frank Wones; three sons, Wilbur, Oliver and Rev. Edward WONES of New Moorefield; a sister, Mrs. Mary WILLIAMS of Cable, O.; and two brothers, Edward TEETERS of Mechanicsburg and Mird TEETERS of Clifton. Mrs. WONES was born Oct. 12, 1866 in Pike County, O., and had lived in New Moorefield for the last 30 years. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and active in the Church Ladies (A--) Society.

BRECHT, CLOUSE, FLEMING, VONST--HE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 4, 1928

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary E. CLOUSE, who died at her home at 5:00 Friday, will be held at the residence at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Mrs. CLOUSE is survived by her husband, Norman CLOUSE; one brother, Charles VONST--HE of Detroit, a sister, Mrs. Erma FLEMING and two stepchildren, Mrs. Henry BRECHT and Arthur CLOUSE, all of Springfield. (Ed. by Transcriber: Dashes replace unreadable letters)

SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 4, 1928

Joseph SMITH, 80, inmate of the Clark County Infirmary, died at the City Hospital at 1:30 p.m. Saturday of infirmities of age. He was taken to the hospital Oct. 25. One brother, Abel SMITH, survives.

ANDERSON, FLAGO, MECHLIN, SCHELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 11, 1928

Mrs Elizabeth FLAGO, 81, died at 7 pm Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs Henry SCHELL, in Orange, NJ. Mrs Flago had been ill for three months with heart disease. She was visiting with her daughter when stricken. Mrs Flago was born in Springfield and spent practically all her life in this city. She is the widow of the late T.B. Flago of Springfield. She is one of the last surviving charter members of St Paul ME Church. The body will be brought to Springfield Sunday to the home of Mrs. Flago's sister, Mrs James MECHLIN, 18 W Clark St. Surviving are a daughter Mrs SCHELL; a sister, Mrs MECHLIN, and a brother OH ANDERSON of Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Monday at St Paul ME Church. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.

EVILSIZOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 15, 1928

Mrs Marshall EVILSIZOR, Word has been receive in the city of the death of Mrs Marshall EVILSIZOR, 38, former Springfield resident, which occurred at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at the memorial Hospital in Piqua. Peritonitis was the cause of her death. Mrs. EVILSIZOR, resided in Pleasant Hill. She leaves her husband, five children, Frances, Mary, Marjorie, Louis and Alberta; a sister in Colorado and two brothers in New England. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. at the United Brethren Church at Pleasant hill. Burial will be made in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

BYERMAN, FARIS, STRICKLAND, WHEAT, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 28, 1928

HEART CISEASE CAUSES DEATH. Mrs. Minnie D. YOUNG, 68, Succumbs at W. Pleasant St. Home. Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie D. YOUNG, 68, will know local woman, who died suddenly at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday at her home, 407 W. Pleasant st., will be held Friday at the Second Lutheran Church. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Mrs. YOUNG had been in apparent good health and her death will come as a shock to her many friends in Springfield. Death resulted by heart disease, with which she was stricken only 15 minutes before she died. She had gained the esteem of many persons in the city and was know prominently through her extensive work in the Second Lutheran Church, of which she was a member for years. She was one of the charter members of the Ladies Union Mite Society. Born in Charleston, Ill., Mrs. YOUNG lived there the early part of her life, coming to Springfield 45 years ago. In recent years she had been employed at Butler's in Myers Market. She was the widow of Luke YOUNG. Surviving her are three children, Frank YOUNG of Bellefontaine; Mrs. Bertsyl W. FARIS and Mrs. Ray BYERMAN, both of Springfield; two sisters, Mr. S. M. WHEAT and Miss Ollie STRICKLAND of For Worth, Tex.; one brother, Charles STRICKLAND of Terre Haute, Ind.; and nine grandchildren. Her husband had preceded her in death 20 years ago.

GRAF Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 28, 1928

Nicholas GRAF, 71, a resident of Springfield for many years, died at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday at his home, 1625 Highland av., of heart disease. He had been ill for the last six years. Mr. GRAF was born in Cincinnati, where he spent the first half of his life. He came to Springfield 36 years ago and had lived here ever since. He was a furniture upholsterer by trade, and had been employed in the furniture department of The Edward Wren Co. Store for approximately 20 years. He was a member of Bushnell Council, No. 163, Jr. O. U.A. M., Wren's Mutual Aid Society. He was also affiliated with the St. John's Evangelical Church. His only surviving relatives are his widow, Mrs. Rose GRAF; and two brothers, John and Joseph, both of Cincinnati. Funeral services will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the residence, with Rev. Paul Pfeiffer, pastor of St. John's Church, officiating. Burial will be made in Cincinnati.

DUDLEY, FOLEY, SULLIVAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 3, 1928

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Wilson Gard FOLEY, 55, proprietor of the Clifton Street Drug Store, died at 10 a.m. Monday at his home, 607 E. Rose st. Mr. FOLEY was well known in Springfield through his association with the retail drug business, in which he had been engaged for the last 35 years. His large circle of friends and acquaintances will be shocked to learn of his sudden death. He was a member of Clark Lodge, No 101, Free and Accepted Masons, and Ingomar Lodge No. 610, Knights of Pythias. He as also affiliated with Company No. 6, U.R. K. P. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Edith S. (DUDLEY) FOLEY; one son, Stewart FOLEY, who was associated with his father in business; and one daughter, Mrs. W. J. SULLIVAN, all residents of Springfield; and one brother, Charles FOLEY of Minneapolis, Minn.

SHOUGH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 3, 1928

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South Charleston, Dec. 3 - Newton H. SHOUGH, member of the village commission of South Charleston,and vice president of that body, died at 5 p.m. Saturday at a Columbus hospital following a short illness. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the residence. Burial will be made in Greenlawn cemetery.

HAYES, MASSEY, UNDERWOOD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 3, 1928

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Following an illness of one year, Laura HAYES MASSEY, 54 died at 9:20 a.m. Monday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Anna HAYES, 940 Ohio av. Besides her sister her only other surviving relative is a brother, Edward UNDERWOOD of Detroit. She was a member of the Church of God on Clay st. She had been a resident of Springfield all her life.

CRUPP, GAIER, HORNBERGER, KRUPP, SPANG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 3, 1928

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John P. Spang Succumbs at Residence to Heart Attack. As a result of a heart attack sustained Thanksgiving afternoon, John P. (Jack) Spang, 52, proprietor of the Shawnee Barber Shop, died at 4:15 p.m. Sunday at his home, 457 E. Cecil St. Mr. Spang was born in Germany and came to America at the age of five with his parents. Shortly afterwards they came to Springfield and he had lived her since. Ever since the opening of the Hotel Shawnee he had conducted the hotel barber shop. Prior to that time he was engaged as a barber in the Arcade Hotel Barber Shop. Through his wide business experience with the public of Springfield, he had a large number of friends and acquaintances. Mr. Spang was a member of the St. Raphael Church and the Holy Name Society of the Church. He was affiliated with the Knights of Columbus, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, and the Barber's Union. Surviving him are two daughters, Mrs. Ray Gaier and Miss Gretta Spang, both of the city; two sons, Fred and Jack Spang, jr., of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Lena Crupp (should be Krupp) and Mrs. Mary Hornberger; and two brothers, Joe Spang of Springfield and Louis Spang of Dayton.

RUST, THACKER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 7, 1928

Funeral services for Daniel RUST, 85, retired farmer, who died at 8:15 p. m. Thursday at his home in Dialton, will be held at 2 p. m. Sunday at the Reformed Church in Dialton. Burial will be made in the Lawrenceville cemetery. Mr. Rust is survived by four sons, Lawrence of Dialton, Dave of near North Hampton, Charles and Harry RUST of near Christiansburg; a daughter, Mrs. William THACKER of near Dialton: and one brother, George RUST of near Terre Haute, O.

CREED, DOYLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 28, 1928

Julia CREED, 80, a native of Ireland, died Friday morning at the Clark County Home, where she was admitted in 1916. Her only surviving relative is a brother, John DOYLE of Springfield. The body was removed to the O'Brien funeral home. (Julia CREED nee DOYLE. Added by transcriber, Steve Slattery sslattery@thermobc.com)

GROVES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. Frank M GROVES, 47, a former Springfield resident died Thursday night, Jan 03, 1929, at his home in Lima, O, after an illness of several months. The body will be brought to Springfield for funeral services and burial.

HARRIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. Mrs Frank HARRIS, died at 7:30 am Friday, Jan 04, 1929, at her home in South Charleston, after an illness of three days with influenza.

DELAY, HENSLEE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. Mrs Ida HENSLEE of 1405 Montgomery av, died at 6:35 am Thursday, Jan 03, 1929, at the Mt Carmel hospital in Columbus, after an illness of three months. Funeral services will be held at 10 am Monday at the residence. Burial will be in Ferncliff cemetery. Among her surviving relatives is her father, Samuel H DELAY of Mechanicsburg.

HOWARD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. Oliver HOWARD, 28, of 67 Miami av, died at 3:30 pm Tuesday, Jan 01, 1929, at the Clark County Sanatorium, where he had been a patient one day. The body will be removed from the Burns funeral home to his late residence Thursday evening. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 10 am Saturday. Burial will be in Ferncliff cemetery.

KINGERY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. Robert W KINGERY, four-month-old son of Mr and Mrs Jerome KINGERY of Route 6, died at 2 pm Thursday, Jan 03, 1929, at the home of his parents. Besides his parents, he leaves one sister, Dorothy, and one brother, Billy.

BAINTER, LAWLESS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. Mrs Hazel BAINTER LAWLESS, 27, of 1628 W Jefferson st died at 2:30 pm Thursday, Jan 03, 1929, at her home of pneumonia.

MCAFEE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. Glen E MCAFEE, eight-day-old son of Mr and Mrs J A MCAFEE of 2745 Murray st, died at 9:30 am Friday Jan 04, 1929, at the home of his parents. Besides his mother and father he leaves a sister, Alice May. The body was removed to the Jackson funeral home. Burial will be made Saturday afternoon.

MCBRIDE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. Mrs Margaret MCBRIDE, a resident of the Ohio Masonic Home, died Thursday afternoon, Jan 03, 1929 at the Rickley Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Monday at the home, and burial will be made in the home cemetery.

MCCARTNEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. James MCCARTNEY, 86, civil war veteran, died at 5:30 am Thursday, Jan 03, 1929 in Harmony, at this home. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Saturday at the Methodist Protestant church in Harmony. Burial will be made in Fletcher cemetery.

MCMANUS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. John L MCMANUS, 60, former resident of Springfield, died Saturday, Dec 29, 1929, at the Soldiers' and Sailors Home in Milwaukee, according to word received in Springfield. The body will be brought to thi[s] city for funeral services and burial.

BINNS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. Mrs Emma BINNS, 69, of 2216 E Main st, died at 11:55 pm Wednesday, Jan 02, 1929, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Saturday at the Jackson funeral home. Burial will be in Ferncliff cemetery.

BOST Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 4, 1929

Page 26. Zachariah Franklin BOST, 76, of 128 W Parkwood av, died at 3:35 pm Wednesday, Jan 02, 1929, at his home, following a short illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Saturday at the Second Lutheran church. Burial will be in Ferncliff cemetery. Springfield Daily-News, Friday, Jan 04, 1929, pg 26

THOMAS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 7, 1929

Funeral arrangements for Joseph THOMAS, 74, of east of the city, who died at midnight Saturday at the Clark County Sanatorium, are in charge of the Jackson funeral home. Mr. THOMAS had been a patient at the sanatorium since February 7, 1928. He was born in Bloomingburg, O. His only surviving relatives is his daughter, Miss Goldie THOMAS of Springfield.

HENNIG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 7, 1929

Mrs. Therese HENNIG, 80, a native of Germany, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the City Hospital. She had been a resident of Springfield for approximately 40 years. She was the widow of Joseph HENNIG. She has no surviving relatives in this country. Funeral arrangements are in charge of the O'Brien funeral home, where the body was taken.

HARVEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 7, 1929

Frank HARVEY, 77, a lifelong resident of South Charleston, died at 2:30 a.m. Monday at his home in that town after an illness of one week with influenza. Surviving him are his widow; six sons, Arnold of Los Angeles, Calif.; Leon of Greenfield, O.; Walter of Dayton; Emmet of Columbus, and Alfred and Harold at Home; and a daughter, Louise HARVEY, at home. He was born and spent his entire life in South Charleston. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the residence. Burial will be made in Greenlawn cemetery in South Charleston.

CLY, MARKWOOD, SIEVER, STRATTON, WEAVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 7, 1929

Funeral services for Mrs. Rebecca A. CLY, 72, who died Saturday at the home of her sister, Mrs. Dean WEAVER of 103 W. Southern av., will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. The surviving relatives are a daughter, Mrs. Wilbur E. STRATTON of this city; one son, William S. CLY of Cincinnati; a granddaughter; Clara Jean CLY of Cincinnati; a brother, Augustus SIEBER of Lancaster, O.; and three sisters, Mrs. WEAVER, at whose home she died; Mrs. Samuel MARKWOD of Detroit, and Miss Minnie SIEBER of Springfield.

RODDY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 7, 1929

Funeral services for Mrs. Agnes RODDY of south Charleston, who died Friday at her home in that place, were held at 10 a.m. Monday at the st. Charles Catholic Church in South Charleston, with her son. Rev. Fr. Walter A. RODDY of the St. Gregory Seminary, Mt. Washington, officiating, and 30 priests in attendance. Rev. Fr. James Kelly of Cincinnati was deacon, with Rev. Fr. William A. Case of Urbana as sub=deacon. Rev. Dr. Francis Varley sang the requiem high mass in the church choir. Burial was made in the St. Charles cemetery.

BEARD, BUFFENBARGER, DALIE, ECKARD, GRUELL, ROBERTS, STOKES, TENDERGRAST Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 10, 1929

Page 18, Column 3. Arthur G GRUELL Funeral Services for Arthur G GRUELL, 45, Spanish-American War veteran, who died at 10:45 am Wednesday at the home of his sister, Mrs Myrtle STOKES, 527 Huber av., will be held at 2 pm Friday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. He had been ill for six months. During the Spanish-American War, Mr GRUELL served with Co. F. Second Regiment, Ohio Infantry. He leaves four daughters, Mrs Thelma BUFFENBARGER and Mrs May BEARD of this city, Mrs Louise ECKARD OF Washington C H and Miss Pauline TENDERGRAST of Baltimore, Md.; one brother, Jeff TENDERGRAST of Springfield. He also leaves three sisters, Mrs Daisy DALIE, Akron; Mrs Ollie ROBERTS, Covington Ky., and Mrs Myrtle STOKES of Springfield; and one brother, Woodie GRUELL OF Springfield.

CLARK, JANNEY, LAUGHLIN, WHILEY, WILLIAMSON, WISEMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 10, 1929

Pages 1 & 18. Death Takes Merchant and Civic Leader ; Henry C WISEMAN, 74, Succumbs to Illness from Pneumonia. ; Success Made in Hardware Business ; Springfield Man Active in Philanthropic and Church Work. Henry C WISEMAN, 74, of 501 N Fountain av, one of Springfield's pioneer merchants and leader in business and civic affairs, died at 10:15 pm Wednesday at the City Hospital. Death followed a two-day illness with pneumonia, which developed following an accident Saturday night when Mr WISEMAN was struck by an automobile at the corner of N Limestone st and Stanton av, when he was taking his nightly walk following dinner. He was taken to the City Hospital after the accident, where it was found he was suffering from a fractured left arm, leg and four ribs. His condition was not considered critical and he was believed on the road to recovery when pneumonia developed. Owing to his weakened condition he was unable to resist the disease. Announcement Thursday morning that Mr WISEMAN had passed away Wednesday night brought shock and sincere sorrow to all in Springfield who knew him and esteemed him because of a life that was worthy to the community and true to the persons who were his friends. He was born Sept 12, 1854, in Lancaster O where he spent the early years of his life. He came to Springfield as a young man and had lived here ever since In 1885 he became a partner in The Janney and Wiseman Hardware C, of (Continued on Page 18 Column 2) which Mr JANNEY was president. Mr WISEMAN Later was named for the presidency and in 1890 the firm was incorporated as The Springfield Hardware Co of which he was still owner and president at the time of his death. Mr WISEMAN was always an ardent civic leader as well as a leading business man. He was one the founders of the Ohio Retail Hardware Dealers Association, and was its first president. He was also instrumental in organizing The Ohio Hardware Dealers Mutual Insurance Co, of which he had been a director ever since its organization. He was largely responsible for its growth from a small organization to a million dollar firm. He was also an active member of the Purchasing Agents Association of Springfield and an active worker in organizing the Springfield Builders Exchange. Mr WISEMAN, among other public services, was a director of the Springfield Chamber of Commerce, a director of the Morris Plan Bank and was identified with the Springfield Rotary Club. Among his social and fraternal affiliations was the Springfield Country Club and Anthony Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons. He was for many years a member of the High Street Methodist Episcopal Church and for a number of years served as a trustee of the church. His philanthropic interest were numerous and he was always among the first and the largest contributors to any civic of charity fund solicited in the city. Among his most enthusiastic interests in this line were his church and the Springfield Community Fund. Surviving Mr WISEMAN are his widow, Mrs Mary C WISEMAN, to whom he was married in 1888 in Springfield; two sons, Mark and Robert WISEMAN of New York City; a brother, Charles WISEMAN of Lancaster, O; three sisters, Mrs F C WHILEY and Mrs Joshua CLARK of Lancaster and Mrs Charles WILLIAMSON of Miami, Fla. He also leaves three grandchildren, Mary, Ann and Peter WISEMAN of New York City. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Friday at his late residence, and burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Rev. E H Roberts pastor of the High Street M E Church, will officiate. Friends are asked to please omit flowers. Thomas J O'LAUGHLIN, treasurer of the Springfield Hardware Association, who has been closely associated with Mr WISEMAN for many years, said Thursday in tribute to him : "Mr WISEMAN was not only a good business man but had a heart that loved and has never been known to do a dishonorable act in business. Enough cannot be said of the regard of his employes for him."

DETRICK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 11, 1929

Funeral services for Samuel DETRICK, 87, Civil War veteran, who died at 3 p.m. Thursday at his home, 1733 W. Jefferson st., will be (remainder of obit cut off)

BURROUGHS, ERTLE, MORROW, RHINE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 11, 1929

Word has been received in the city of the death of William RHINE, 53, which occured at midnight Wednesday at his home in New York City. He was a former Springfield resident, having been born here and living here almost half of his life. Since leaving Springfield more than 25 years ago, Mr. Rhine had resided in Chicago, York, Pa., and New York City. Among his surviving relatives are three cousins, Mrs. Cyrus T. ERTLE and John T. and James BURROUGHS of Springfield, and Dr. M. M. MORROW of Donnelsville, O. The body was sent to Detroit, Mich., where funeral services will be held at l p.m. Monday

AULT, DAY, FORESTER, LOUKES, MOORE, MORRIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 11, 1929

Mrs. Mary AULT, 75, a former resident of Springfield, died at 3 a.m. Friday in Clawson, Mich., at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Iona FORESTER. Mrs. Ault was stricken with pneumonia. The body will be brought to Springfield for services and burial. Mrs. Ault leaves two daughters, Mrs. FORESTER and Mrs. William J. DAY, 212 W. Columbia st., Springfield. Two brothers and two sisters also survive her. They are John A. MOORE, Springfield; Thomas II MOORE, La Grande, Ore.; Mrs. Scott MORRIS, St. Louis, Mo.; and Mrs. Samuel LOUKES, Plattsburg, O.

BAKER, MCKEEVER, POMMELL, RUST Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 17, 1929

Women Found Dead In Home Mrs. Allie Ann MCKEEVER Succumbs at Home of S. Fountain Av. Mrs. Allie Ann MCKEEVER, 56, was found dead at 2 a.m. Thursday at her home, 502 S. Fountain av., where she and her son Lewis MCKEEVER, had been rooming for the last seven years. She was found dead in her bed by another roomer, E. R. POMMELL, who investigaged after receiving no answer when he knocked at her door to inquire about her son, who was ill with influenza. The cause of her death was a acute heart attack, according to Coroner Theodore F. Schaefer, who was called to investigate the death. She is survived by a son, Lewis MCKEEVER; her mother, Hannah BAKER of Lawrenceville; six brothers, Walter, Elmer, Harry and Clinton BAKER of Lawrenceville, Lee BAKER of Medway, Jess BAKER of Yellow Springs,; and a sister, Mrs. Cora RUST, of Lawrenceville.

ATHY, MCMILLEN, ROBINSON, WELKER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 27, 1929

Funeral Service For Mrs. Sarah Jane McMILLEN, 91, to be Held Tuesday Enon, O., Jan. 26,--Mrs. Sarah Jane McMILLEN, 91, widow of Duncan McMILLEN, died at her home in Enon at 1:15 p.m. today following a short illness. She is survived by one son, John R. McMILLEN of Enon, and three daughters, Mrs. Stella ATHY of Springfield, and Mrs. Amanda WELKER and Mrs. Florence ROBINSON both of Enon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Methodist Episcopal Church in this village. Burial will be made in the Enon cemetery.

AGLE, BORROR, WILSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 30, 1929

David M. WILSON, 76, Springfield paint contractor and decorator, of 16 N Wittenberg Av, died at 12:30 am Wednesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Russell E. AGLE, 142 W. State St, after an illness of two weeks. Mr. WILSON was born in Spring Hills, O. and came to Springfield when a young boy. He had resided here ever since, more than 60 years. He was a member of the Calvary Lutheran Church. Mr. WILSON was affiliated with Ingomar Lodge, Knights of Pythias, and the Tribe of Ben Hur. He was the son of Joseph and Amanda WILSON. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Margaret WILSON; two daughters, Mrs. Russell AGLE, at whose home he died; and Miss Verta A WILSON; two grandchildren, Donald Wilson AGLE of this city, and Dorothy BORROR of Columbus, and one great grandson, Charles BORROR. Ingomar Lodge, Knights of Pythias, will hold services at 8 pm Thursday at the Jackson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Friday at the Jackson Funeral Home. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.

HOOVER, SCHEERSCHMIDT, SHEELEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 31, 1929

Charles SCHEERSCHMIDT, 55, a life long resident of Springfield, died at 11;45 pm Wednesday at City Hospital of pneumonia. He was admitted a week ago. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Saturday at Holl Funeral Home, and will be private. Friends are asked to please omit flowers. Burial will be made at Ferncliff Cemetery. Mr. SCHEERSCHMIDT was born in Springfield, spent his entire life here. Surviving him are his mother, Mrs. Anna SCHEERSCHMIDT; three brothers, Edward, George, and Peter SCHEERSCHMIDT all of this city. And two sisters Mrs. Hulda SHEELEY, and Mrs. Bertha HOOVER.

BOOGHIER, ENGLE, MEENACH, PIERSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 31, 1929

Page 18. Louise E. MEENACH. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the home of her daughters, Mrs. Paul BOOGHIER, 1116 N. Murray st., for Mrs. Louisa E. MEENACH, 76, who died at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday at her home on Route 6, near Harmony. The body will be at the home until Saturday morning, when it will be taken to the BOOGHIER residence. Burial will be in Ferncliff cemetery. Although Mrs. MEENACH's illness was only of a week's duration she had been in ill health for several years. The dead woman was a member of the Harmony Methodist Protestant Church. She leaves her husband, Joseph J. MEENACH; three daughters, Mr. BOOGHIER and Mrs. Frank PIERSON of Springfield and Mrs. George ENGLE of South Vienna; one son, J. W. MEENACH, at home. 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild

ALLEN, HELFRICK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 31, 1929

Page 18. Funeral services for Mrs. Daisy E. ALLEN, 28, wife of Guy D. ALLEN, supervisor of the E. W. Fulmer Co stores, who died at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the City Hospital, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the residence, 117 N. Belmont av., with Rev. Carl A. Sandberg, pastor of the Second Lutheran Church, in charge. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Mrs. Allen had been ill five weeks with pneumonia. She was born in Springfield and had always lived here. She was married to Mr. ALLEN Oct. 12, 1922, in this city. Mrs. ALLEN was a member of the Second Lutheran Church and was also affiliated with Colonial Temple, Pythian Sisters, the Woman's Benefit Association and the Chatawa Club. Besides her husband, she leaves a daughter, Phyllis Jean ALLEN; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank HELFRICK; four brothers, Harry, Frank, jr., Charles and Albert HELFRICK; and five sisters, Gladys, Anna, Marie, Loretta and Cora HELFRICK, all of Springfield. (A large photo of this pretty young lady accompanies the obituary. A copy can be ordered from the Clark County Library).

HOOVER, SCHEERSCHMIDT, SHEELEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 31, 1929

Page 18. Charles SCHEERSCHMIDT, 55, a lifelong resident of Springfield, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday at the City Hospital of Pneumonia. He was admitted a week ago. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Holl Funeral Home, and will be private. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Mr. SCHEERSCHMIDT was born in Springfield and had spent his entire life here. Surviving him are his mother, Mrs. Anna SCHEERSCHMIDT; three brothers, Edward, George and Peter SCHEERSCHMIDT, all of this city, and two sisters, Mrs. Hulda SHEELEY and Mrs. Bertha HOOVER.

ALLEN, ARMOR, BAKER, CLARK, COMER, GRUBE, HARTZLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 31, 1929

Page 18. Bertha HARTZLER . Mrs. HARTZLER leaves her husband, Uriel HARTZLER; three sons, Eugene and Clarence ALLEN of Springfield, and Dr. John ALLEN of Wilmington, Del; two daughters, Mrs. Gale A. COMER and Lota CLARK of this city; two brothers Oliver and George GRUBE of Chillicothe; two sisters, Mrs. Clarence BAKER of Springfield and Mrs. Gale ARMOR of Eaton, O. Born near Chillicothe, O., Mrs. HARTZLER spent her earlier years there, and for about 10 years resided in Illinois. She came to Springfield 30 years ago and had lived here ever since. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Jackson funeral home. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.


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