Miss Agnes C. KRUPP, 23 died Wednesday noon at the home of her mother, Mrs. Mary KRUPP 1602 Highland av. She had been ill for two years. Miss KRUPP was born in Springfield and had been a resident here all he life. She was a member of the St. Bernard Church and of the Young Ladies Sodality there. Besides her mother she leaves six sisters, Mrs. Patrick MCDONOUGH, Mrs. Stephen HERZOG, Mrs. Joseph LEMMONS, and the Misses Caroline, Louise and Josephine KRUPP, all of this city, and two brothers Adam and Clarence KRUPP.
War Veteran Is Taken By Death. Charles P. SOMERS Succumbs After Long Illness. Charles P. SOMERS, 42, VETERAN OF THE World War, and at one time secretary of the Springfield Manufactories Association, died at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at his home, 806 West Pleasant Street. He had been ill for several years. He was born in Jeffersonville, Indianan and attended the pubic schools in that place. He graduated from Notre Dame University and passed the bar examination at Columbus, Ohio. After he moved to Springfield, he was married to Miss Gertrude BOERGER. During the World War he volunteered his services and was sent to Fort Benjamin Harrison, where he was made a first lieutenant, after receiving his training at that station. He lost his health while training at For Harrison. He attended St. Mary Church and belonged to the Holy Name Society there. He was also a member of Champion Aerie, No. 397, fraternal order of Eagles. He will be sadly missed by a wide circle of friends. He was a young man of kindly disposition. Survivors include his wife, Gertrude, and three children, Charles, 12; Mary, 8, and John, 7; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. SOMERS; and three brothers, James SOMERS, Mitchell SOMERS and Emmett SOMERS, all of Springfield.
John LONEY, 76, brother of Rev. Fr. M.J. LONEY, pastor of the St Joseph Church of this city, died at 7:45 am Thursday at his home, 232 East St after a long illness. Mr. LONEY was born in Springfield and had lived here his entire life. He was a devoted member of his brothers church. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Mary LONEY; three children, Daniel, Francis and Helen LONEY; two brothers, Rev. Fr. LONEY and Daniel LONEY, of north of the city; and two sisters, Misses Mary and Margaret LONEY. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 am Monday at St Joseph Church. Burial will be made in Calvary Cemetery.
Following an illness of more than a week, Mrs. Essie EVILSIZOR, 74, wife of Isaac EVILSIZOR, of a mile west of Bowlusville, died at 9:55 a.m. Wednesday at her home. Besides her husband she leaves two daughters, Mrs Jacob Geron of Urbana and Mrs. Claude Brown of Westville as well as two sons, C I EVILSIZOR,of Urbana and Herbert EVILSIZOR, of Springfield and 10 grandchildren. Mrs EVILSIZOR, had lived in the vicinity of Bowlusville during the greater part of her life. She was a member of the Bowlusville United Brethren Church.
Harold A. BURNS, 36, died Thursday about 8:20 a.m. at the Miami Valley hospital where he was removed some time ago from his residence, the Edgewood apts., Broadway and Edgewood av. He had been in failing health since September, 1928. He was graduated from Asbury college in Kentucky, a theological school, only three months before his health failed. He attended the school eight years, first taking his academic course there and then entering the theological school with the intention of going into the ministry of the Methodist Episcopal Church. During his last year at college he served as instructor in ancient history. He was the son of Mrs. Minnie F. BURNS. Born in Springfield he lived in Dayton practically all his life. He was a member of St. Paul M. E. church. Besides his mother he leaves his sister, Mrs. Alva M. SMITH, and three brothers, W. J. BURNS of Dayton, and E. S. and G. D. BURNS of Pontiac, Mich. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. (Additional Information by Submitter David Coulon Burns DCB1995@aol.com --This was published in one of the Dayton papers in October 1930 - transcribed from a clipping without date or newspaper identified. E. S. BURNS is Elbert Spahr; G. D. BURNS is Garrel Dixon; W. J. BURNS is William Jacob; Minnie F. BURNS is Minnie Florence SMITH BURNS, wife of Elliott Spahr BURNS.) Editor - Harold did not die on October 2, 1930 but it was the first Thursday of the month and the program I am using needs a full date to index it.
Page 2 - Despondency over unemployment is believed by relatives to be the cause of the suicide of David C. MILLER, 72, of 221 S. Center St. who died at 8:30 a.m. Sunday following his swallowing a quantity of poison. MILLER was found lying beside the fountain in The Arcade in a critical condition by Gerald Downey. He was taken to the City Hospital by emergency police as died on his arrival there. Coroner Theodore F. Schaefer gave the verdict of suicide. He was a lifelong resident of Clark Co. Surviving him are seven children. Mrs. Albert ALDRICH of Lawrenceville, Cashie MILLER of Enon, Mrs. George CHASE, Mrs. Rolla FERRYMAN, Gilbert MILLER, Louise MILLER and Mrs. C. E. MERCER, all of Springfield. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Schaefer funeral home. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery. Submitted by Brenna Moore firstname.lastname@example.org
Isaac N EVILSIZOR, 82, who died at 7:45 p.m. Friday at his home, one mile west of Bowlusville after a long period of failing health, will be buried in Oakdale Cemetery in Urbana, following funeral services Monday to be held at 2 p.m. at the U B Church in Bowlusville. Mr Evilsizor was a life long resident of Champaign County, where he was born, and had always lived in the vicinity of Bowlusville. He was a member of Pythias Lodge in Tremont City. Surviving him are two sons, C I EVILSIZOR, of Urbana, a county commissioner of Champaign County and Herbert EVILSIZOR, of Springfield; and two daughters, Mrs Jacob Geron and Mrs Claude Brown, both of Urbana. Mr Evilsizor's wife died on September 24th.
Page 2: Harry SHROYER, 34, a resident of St. Paris, died at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, following an operation performed 10 days ago. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Frona SHROYER; one son, Merle; his parents, Mr. & Mrs. B. M. SHROYER of New Carlisle; one brother, H. W. SHROYER, at home; and a daughter (sic), Mrs. Chestere FRANTZ of Grange Hall. Funeral services will be held at the Brethren Church in New Carlisle at 2 p.m. Friday. Burial will be made in New Carlisle cemetery.
Page 5. Funeral services for Edwin N. KNISLEY, 57, who died at 1:10 p.m. Friday at his home in Limecrest addition, following a several months' illness, will be held at the residence at 1:30 p.m. Monday. Burial will be made in Bainbridge cemetery. He had lived in Springfield for the last 40 years and was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. For many years he had been connected with The Everwear Manufacturing Co. He leaves his wife, Rose, six sons, Eugene, Raymond, Clinton, Richard, and Stanley of Springfield, and Elsworth KNISLEY of Washington C.H., O.; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy TAPPON of Dayton; two step-sons, Thurman MENDENHALL and Edwin MENDENHALL of Akron, O.; one brother, Charles KNISLEY of Bainbridge, O., and nine grandchildren.
Page 5. The funeral of Mrs. Jennie ZOPF, 53, of 2029 Columbus av., who died at noon Friday at the City Hospital, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Seventh Day Adventist Church. The body was taken to the Fox funeral home. Surviving her are her husband, John ZOPF; two daughters, Mrs. Esther LEFFEL of this city and Miss Ruth ZOPF of Washington, D.C.; a grandson, Jack LEFFEL; two sisters, Mrs. Willis HAWTHORNE of Cozaddale, O., and one brother, Jesse ROSS of South Lebanon, O.
Page 5. Funeral services for Loren G. ALLEN, 12, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard ALLEN, who died at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the home of his parents, 415 Bellevue av., will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the residence. Further services will be held at the White Oak Church in Washington Court House, O., at 3 p.m. Burial will be made in the White Oak cemetery at Washington Court House.
Page 6. "Death Occurs At Age Of 79" "Wiles STIFFLER, Retired Business Man, Succumbs" Wiles STIFFLER, 79, of 18 N Water st, died at 4:55 am Saturday at the City Hospital. He had lived n Springfield for a number of years. Mr STIFFLER was born in Ohio. He was a retired business man. He leaves his widow, Mrs Anna STIFFLER. The body was taken to the Jackson funeral home.
Page 6. William NANCE. Following injuries sustained Thursday night in an automobile accident at N Limestone st. and Harding rd, when an automobile in which he was riding with his parents, Mr and Mrs Sherman NANCE of 651 Scott st skidded into a telephone pole, William NANCE, aged six months, died at 10:25 pm Friday at the City Hospital of a fractured skull. The mother of the child sustained a lacerated knee and is also a patient at the hospital. The accident occurred when the automobile skidded and struck a telephone pole. Minor bruises were sustained by Mr NANCE.
Page 6. Funeral services for Mrs. Hannah HAWKE, 79, who was found dead in her bed at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ira DAVIS, on E. Washington st., yesterday will be held at 2 p. m. Friday at the Brethren Church. Burial will be made in the New Carlisle cemetery. Death, according to physicians, was caused by a stroke of apoplexy. Mrs. HAWKE, mother of Oscar T. HAWKE, county superintendent of schools, had resided with her daughter here for the past 11 years. Death was quite unexpected, Mrs. HAWKE having been in the best of health. Besides her daughter and son, she is survived by another son, Walter HAWKE of New Carlisle.
Martin M. HINES, 68, Will be Buried on Sunday. Martin M. HINES, 68, died at 5a.m. Friday at his home one mile south of South Charleston on the Jamestown Rd. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Sunday at the residence. Burial will be made in Greenlawn Cemetery. Mr. HINES who was a native of Pike County has been a resident of the South Charleston vicinity where he was a prominent farmer for 30 years. He was a member of the United Brethren Church. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Lottie HINES, four sons, William HINES of South Charleston, Otto HINES of Jeffersonville, Oh., George HINES of Harmony, and Edward HINES of Plattsburg, and one daughter, Miss Elizabeth HINES, at home.
Pg 6, Death Occurs At Age of 69, Mrs. Josephine South Succumbs at Lagonda Av. Home Mrs. Josephine South, 69, wife of Samuel M. South, died at 10 p.m. Friday at her home, 2427 Lagonda av., after an illness of some time. The body was removed to the Coffman Funeral Parlors, where friends may view it until 1 p.m. Monday. Besides her husband, Mrs. South leaves six sons, H.B. and N.R. South of Springfield. P.E. South of Dayton, C.A. and C.E. South of Chicago, and R.P. South of Plain City; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Lootz and Mrs. Matilda Williamson of Columbus, one brother, F.M. Heller of Florida; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Monday at the Kings Creek Church, with burial in the Kings Creek cemetery.
Commissioner Dies at His Home near Urbana Urbana, Jan 24- C I EVILSIZOR, 56, member of the Board of Commissioners Champaign County died at his home on the Middle Urbana Rd near here at 8 p.m. Friday, following a prolonged illness. He is survived by his widow, Rosa; two sons, Minard and Ivan, at home; two sisters, Mrs Jacob Geron of Urbana and Mrs Claude Brown of Westville and one brother, Herbert of Springfield. Mrs. Evilsizor's parents, Mr and Mrs Isaac EVILSIZOR, died on last September 24 and October 24 respectively. Mr Evilsizor's death lacked a few hours of occurring on the same day of the month. Mr Evilsizor had served on the board of commissioners for the past six years, although he had not been active recently due to illness. Funeral arrangements have not been made.
Funeral services for Mrs. Josephine ALBIN, 84, a resident of 1819 Clifton Ave., who had made Springfield her home for the last 30 years, will be held at the residence at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be made in South Solon Cemetery. She died at 6:10 a.m. Sunday at her home. She was born in Selma, Ohio. She leaves her husband, Edgar W. ALBIN; one granddaughter, Mrs. L.H. ABBOTT of this city; and a niece, Mrs. Harvey TALBOTT of Harmony.
Miss Nettie M. BARNES, 66, died at her home, 721 Orchard Pl. at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, January 23, 1931. Funeral services will be held at Herr and Craver Funeral Parlors at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.
James Irvin TAYLOR, 47, died at 5:30 a.m. Monday at his home, 857 E. Main St., following a lingering illness. He was born in Ohio and had been employed for the last 15 years by The Springfield Baking Co. He leaves is widow, Mrs. Irene TAYLOR. The body was removed to the Ewing Undertaking Parlors.
Mrs. Anna Hart, 76, of 107 N. Arlington, Av., died at 11:10 a.m. Saturday, January 24, 1931 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Raphael Church. Burial will be made in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Michael MAHONEY of 20 N. Spring St. died at 11 a.m. Sunday in St. Elizabeth Hospital in Dayton. He had been ill for some time. He leaves one sister, Catherine MAHONEY of this city. The body was brought to Springfield and taken to the O'Brien Funeral Home. Mr. MAHONEY numbered many friends in Springfield, who will learn of his death with regret. He had been seriously ill since Christmas. He had lived in Springfield for many years and was a member of St. Raphael Church. Mr. MAHONEY was a first cousin of William MAHONEY, a former city manager of Springfield.
New Carlisle Woman Is Claimed By Death. Funeral Services To Be Held Tuesday For Mrs. Amanda STICKLE, 71. NEW CARLISLE - Feb. 7 - Mrs. Amanda STICKLE, 71, died at her home on North Church Street, Saturday afternoon following an illness of several months duration from heart disease. Besides her husband, Jacov STICKLE, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Bertha COLLINS, Mrs. Carrie GRISCO, and Mrs. Bessie CARMAN, al of New Carlisle, and two sons, Charles STICKLE of Greenville, and Paul STICKLE of Dayton. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the New Carlisle Brethren Church. Burial will be made in the Mennonite cemetery at Medway.
Clinton FROCK, 71, died at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the home of his brother,Elza FROCK, in Enon. He was a member of the Methodist Church of that place. Besides the brother mentioned, he leaves another brother, Charles, of Selma; and three sisters, Mrs. Anna SHIERY of this city, Mrs. Ella MILLER of Detroit,and Mrs. Lulu RAPP of Arizona. The body was taken to the Schaefer funeral home, where funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be made in Enon Cemetery.
Mrs. Mary COY, 58, a former resident of this city, died Friday at the Dayton State Hospital. She had been ill for two years. She was born in Rockwood, Tenn. She leaves a son and a daughter of this city. The body will be brought to Springfield and taken to the Schaefer Funeral Home.
Page 5. Funeral services for Mrs. Anna GEDLING, 84, who died at 7 p.m. Saturday at her home, 907 Essex st., following a short illness, will be held at the residence at 2 p.m. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Mrs. GEDLING leaves one son, Forest Myers; four grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Page 5. Alonzo C. KIRKPATRICK died at 7 a.m. Sunday at his home, 1000 Mitchell blvd., following a lingering illness. Mr. KIRKPATRICK had been a resident of Springfield for the past 19 years, and was a member of Story-Hypes M. E. Church. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Eunice KIRKPATRICK; three daughters, Mrs. Frank MAGAW and Mrs. Anna BOLEN of Springfield, and Mrs. Blanche OVERLY of Jackson, O.; two sons, Hiram and Willard KIRKPATRICK of this city; four brothers; 19 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body will remain at the residence until time for the funeral services which will be held at the home of a son, Hiram, of 2324 Kenilworth av., at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be made in Rose Hill Memorial Park.
Jeremiah FROCK died at 6:40 p. m. Tuesday at his home in South Vienna. He was 93 years of age, and had resided in Clark County for about 87 years, having come to South Vienna when a child with his parents. He was born in Maryland. He was one of the oldest residents of Clark County and was a retired farmer. A veteran of the Civil War, he served the entire period of the war with Co. F. 43 Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Surviving him are two sons, Charles W. FROCK of New Moorefield Township, and George E. FROCK, who had been living with his father for the past nine years: four grandchildren. Robert L. FROCK, Marshall FROCK, Marion FROCK and Christine FROCK; and a half brother, Samuel FROCK of Springfield. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 2 p. m. Thursday. Burial will be made in the South Vienna cemetery. Additional Information by submitter Lynn FROCK: Jeremiah was married to Sophia Frock who died in 1921. A son, Arry died in 1929. There was a fourth child (Effie Jane) who died young in the 1870s. Jeremiah's father was named Samuel. Other information suggests that Jeremiah did not serve the entire period of the Civil War - rather for 90 days. penciled date on the obit is March 3, 1931. Lynn Frock, email@example.com.
War Veteran Is Taken By Death John G. DALIE Succumbs at Age of 84 Years John G. DALIE, 84, a veteran of the Civil War and one of the city's highly respected citizens, died at midnight Friday at his home, 735 S. Fountain ave. He had been seriously ill since Sunday night. He was born in Sudberry England and had lived in America since he was seven years of age. He was a member of Clark Lodge Free and Accepted Masons and of Christ Episcopal Church. He leaves his widow Mrs. Jennie DALIE; two sons, Lamar J. DALIE and P.J. DALIE of New York City, one daughter Mrs. Leah WILSON of this city and two grandsons, John DALIE and John L. WILSON.
Page 5. George W. SULTZBAUGH, 48, died Sunday at 11 a.m. at his home on the Urbana Pike. He was a farmer and had lived in Clark County all of his life. He had been ill since the first of February. He leaves his wife, Iza SULTZBAUGH; four daughters, Helen, Catherine, Mary and Marjorie SULTZBAUGH; two sons, Robert and Thomas SULTZBAUGH, both at home; his father and mother, Mr. & Mrs. George SULTZBAUGH; two brothers Benjamin SULTZBAUGH and Harry SULTZBAUGH of Springfield; and one sister, Mrs. Thomas BENNETT. Mr. SULTZBAUGH was a member of the Tremont Grange.
Page 5. "Man Drops Dead Sweeping Snow" "Samuel Nance Is Victim of Apoplexy Attack" While sweeping snow from a walk in the rear of his home, 1617 E Pleasant st, Samuel NANCE, 73, was stricken with apoplexy and died suddenly at 5:30 pm Monday. He was seen to fall by members of his family, who carried him into the house. Mr NANCE was employed by the Detroit, Toledo and Ironton railroad as a car repairman. He is survived by his widow, Mrs Flora NANCE; three sons, Ernest NANCE of Springfield, and William and Ora NANCE of Dayton; three daughters, Mrs Effie JACKSON, Mrs Rose WHITE, and Mrs Clara HAUSEMAN, all of Dayton; three sisters, Mrs Emma CHAPMAN, of Springfield; Mrs Margaret ROSE of Washington Court House; and Mrs Alice CLARR of Jackson, O, and two brothers, John NANCE and George NANCE, both of Jackson. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 2 pm Thursday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Page 5. Mrs Amanda Ella DIETERICK, 81, died at 6:30 am Tuesday at her home,402 Mt Vernon av, from pneumonia. Mrs DIETERICK was born in Clark County, and had lived here her entire life. She leaves three sons Charles, John and Louis DIETERICK; a daughter, Mrs G C LITTLETON; two brothers, Charles and John HUMBARGER; and two step-children, Mrs Mary HUMBARGER and Leonard DIETERICK of Denver, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews. Her husband died 34 years ago. Funeral services will be held at [?] pm Friday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Friends are asked to omit flowers.
Miss Marie Lothschuetz of 1126 E. Main St. Succumbs -- Miss Marie Lothschuetz, who lived with her sister, Mrs. Oscar J. Kunk of 1126 E. Main st., died Tuesday night at the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Dayton. She had many friends in Springfield who will learn of her death with much sorrow. She belonged to the St. Bernard Church, and also the Young Ladies Sodality of that church. Besides her sister, she leaves three brothers, Frederick, Joseph and Frank all of Springfield.
George F. Carpenter, 74, died at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the home of his son, Louis Carpenter, 531 Chestnut Av. He had lived in Springfield for the last 42 years. Mr. Carpenter has been in ill health for the last nine weeks. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Eva Williams of Cleveland, O., and Mrs. Edith Stith of Columbus; tow sons, Louis, at whose home he died; and George Carpenter of Cleveland; and on grandson. Mr. Carpenter was member of the Trinity A.M.E. Church, and for 28 years held the position of janitor at The Buffalo-Springfield Roller Co. The body was removed to the Patterson funeral home.
Mrs Grace HANCE SNYDER, 51, died at 3:30 pm Monday at her home, 141 W Main St. The body was removed to the Jackson funeral home. Mrs Snyder leaves one sister, Mrs Nellie CORT of Walden, IN. She was born April 1, 1879 in Massillion, OH.
William H GIBSON, 28, died at 10:15 pm Monday at his home, 130 Selma Rd, after a long illness. Mr Gibson was born in Springfield, and had lived here his entire life. He was educated in St Raphael School, and was a member of St Raphael Church. Surviving him are four sisters, Mrs Martin O'TOOLE of St Petersburg, FL, Mrs William MURTY of Akron, OH, Miss Nora GIBSON and Miss Dorothy GIBSON of Springfield; one brother, Edward GIBSON of Mansfield; and an aunt, Miss Julia KELLY of Springfield.
Doris Mae MEYER, three year old daughter of Mr and Mrs Byford D MEYER, 2425 Beatrice St, died at 9 pm Monday at the home of her parents. The body was taken to the Jackson Funeral home where funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Thursday. Burial will be held in Ferncliff Cemetery. Besides her parents, she leaves her grandparents, Mr and Mrs Edward MEYER and H.E. HARRIMAN.
Word has been received in Springfield of the death of Mrs Mary SMITH, formerly Springfield YWCA secretary, which occurred recently in San Bernardino, CA. The body was cremated and the ashes are to be sent to West Liberty, Oh for burial in Fairview Cemetery.
Miss Margaret A BOYD, 86, one of Clark Countys oldest residents, died at 3 am Tuesday at her home, 427 W Pleasant St. Her only surviving relative is a niece, Mrs Anna BOYD TUCKER of Salem, OH. Miss Boyd was born in Clark County, and had always lived here. She had been very active during her lifetime in the Covenant Presbyterian Church. Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 pm Wednesday at the Herr and Craver Funeral Home, with Dr Charles Ryan Adams, pastor of the Covanant Presbyterian Church in charge. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 11. Mrs. Mary Catherine Baurer Sucumbs at Age 84. Mrs. Catherine Bauer, 84, widow of Nicholas Bauer, died at midnight Tuesday at her home, 222 N. Yellow Springs st. Her death was caused by pneumonia. Mrs. Bauer was born in Germany, and came to America when a young girl. She first lived in Columbus for several years, after which she came to Springfield and had lived here ever since. Surviving her are four daughters, Misses Minnie, Anna and Berta Bauer of this city, and Mrs. Walter Endter, also of Springfield; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and a sister, Mrs. Minnie Pausch of Santa Anna, Calif. Her husband preceded her in death in October, 1920.
Page 11. Mrs. John Osmun, 83, former resident of Springfield, died Sunday at the home of her son, Rev. George W. Osmun of Cincinnati, according to word received in Springfield. Funeral services were held at Plainfield, N. J., and burial was made in Newark, N.J.
Following an illness of one week with pneumonia, William H. KNIGHT, 80, of 1618 W. Pleasant St., died at his home at 5:10 a.m. Monday. Mr. KNIGHT leaves his widow, Mrs. Ella KNIGHT; eight children, Harry D. KNIGHT of Tremont, and Arthur O., William H., Jr., Russell E.KNIGHT, Mrs. Jennie STONEBURNER, Mrs. Mildred THACKER, Mrs. Nellie STABLER, Mrs. Edna DOWNS, all of this city, and 18 grandchildren. Born in Springfield, Mr. KNIGHT spent most of his life here. He was a member of the Odd Fellow Lodge, No.279, of Yellow Springs, O., for more than 50 years.
Page 10. Word was received in Springfield Sunday of the death of Mrs. Mary K. HERSHISER, widow of the late Rev. Jacob HERSHISER, formerly of Springfield, which occurred Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Glenna WILLOUGHBY, at Centralia, ILL. Mrs. HERSHISER lived in Springfield for many years while Rev. HERSHISER, who preceded her in death six years ago, was pastor of the First Lutheran Church. He also held several other Ohio pastorates. The body arrived in Springfield Monday, and was taken to the Herr and Craver Funeral Home, where Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Dr. L H. Larimer, Dean of Hamma Divinity School will officiate. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery beside the grave of her husband. Editor: Mary K. "Kittie" HERSHISER, b. Clark Co. Ohio, 1860 to Samuel and Hannah DUSHANE POWELL, m. Clark Co. Ohio, 15 Feb. 1872 Jacob Francis HERSHISER, b. 28 Jan. 1845 Shelby Co. Ohio, died Springfield Ohio, 18 Oct. 1925. s/o Lewis and Hester BUSHEY HERSHISER.
Pg. 5. Mrs. Zenia KELLER, 49, died at 3 a.m. Saturday at her home, 824 Drexel av. She was born in Ross County, O., and had lived in Springfield for the last 22 years. She leaves her husband, Joseph, five children, Mrs. Walter JONES, Mrs. Jean KOOGLER, Edward, Paul and Harry, all of this city; three grandchildren; three brothers, John DILLIE of Columbus, Doc DILLIE of Chillicothe, and James DILLIE of Clarksburg, O.; and one sister, Mrs. George DENNEWITZ of Chillicothe. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Pg 5. Mrs. Clara Iceline WREN, 71, widow of John WREN, died early Saturday morning at the home of her son, George WREN, 14 E. Euclid av., where she made her home. Mrs. WREN was born in Cardington, O., April 24, 1860, the daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Hiram WREN. She had lived in Springfield for the last 53 years. Besides her son, George WREN, she leaves a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth VANDEMAN. Her husband died in March, 1930. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Raphael Church.