Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for May 1931 thru March 1932


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BUSINGER, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 18, 1931

Pg 2. Funeral services for John F. BUSINGER, 70, of 1021 N. Limestone st., who died at 10 p.m. Saturday at White Cross Hospital in Columbus, will be held at the residence at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. The body was brought to this city and removed to the Fox funeral home. Mr. Businger was one of the city's highly respected citizens, and at the time of his death was cashier of The O.S. Kelly Co., and treasurer of The Reeser Plant Co. He had been a patient at the hospital for the last two weeks. Mr. Businger was a native of Pennsylvania, and had been a resident of this city for 40 years. He was a member of St. Andrews Lodge, F. and A.M., and of the Covenant Presbyterian Church. He was an elder of the church and clerk of the elder's sessions. Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Emma BUSINGER; two sons, Roger T. BUSINGER of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Donald T. BUSINGER of this city; and a sister, Mrs. Anna SMITH of Heizer, Kan.

DINGLEDEIN, GAIER, STRAYER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 18, 1931

Page 2. Daniel GAIER, stone contractor, died at 6:20 a.m. Monday at his home, 236 East st., following a long illness. He was a native of Germany, coming to America when a young man. His wife died 10 years ago. He was a member of St. Bernard Church. He is survived by one son, Charles W. GAIER, and two daughters, Mrs. A. J. DINGLEDEIN and Mrs. J. E. STRAYER of Canton; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at St. Bernard Church. Burial will be made in St. Bernard cemetery.

MCDONOUGH, NORTH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 22, 1931

Following an illness of seven months, Mrs. Sarah T. MCDONOUGH, 1319 Mount st. died at 2:25 p.m. Sunday at her home. She was the widow of Michael MCDONOUGH, who died in 1927. Mrs. MCDONOUGH was born in County Mayo, Ireland, and came to this country when a young girl. She had lived in Springfield for the last 12 years. Prior to coming here, she had lived on a farm near South Charleston. She was a member of St. Raphael Church, and of the Married Ladies Sodality of that church. Surviving her are two sons, Stephen and Patrick MCDONOUGH; four daughters, Mrs. Paul NORTH, Catherine, Sarah and Ann MCDONOUGH of Columbus, and seven grandchildren.

GRAHAM, HESS, SMILEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 20, 1931

According to word received in this city, David F. GRAHAM, 69, a member of Clark Lodge, No. 101, Free and Accepted Masons, for a number of years, died suddenly at Belle River, Ontario, Wednesday. The telegram announcing the death of Mr. GRAHAM was received by George H. HESS, secretary of Clark Lodge. Mr. GRAHAM had been in failing health for the last year. He had lived in Granville, O., for a number of years. A brother, John S. GRAHAM; and a sister, Mrs. Mary G. SMILEY, both of Granville, survive. Funeral services will be held Saturday in Columbus.

NORMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 20, 1931

Funeral services for Frances Ellen NORMAN, 10, who died at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allen NORMAN of 1835 S. Belmont av., were held at Jackson funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Burial was made in Ferncliff Cemetery. Both funeral and burial were private. Besides her parents, she leaves five brothers, Kenneth, William, James, Chester and John; and two sisters, Maude and Gertrude. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church.

MENDENHALL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 20, 1931

The funeral of Thelma E. MENDENHALL, 3, who died at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. MENDENHALL of S. Burnett rd., will be held at 8 a.m. Friday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery. Both funeral and burial will be private. Besides her parents, she leaves one sister, Donna Ruth.

DAVIS, EIPPER, EVILSIZOR, GERHARDT, HARRIS, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, September 6, 1931

Mrs Louisa EVILSIZOR, 62,wife of Henry A EVILSIZOR, , died at 4 a.m. Saturday at her home, 1201 W Pleasant St, after an illness of two months. Mrs Evilsizor had been a resident of Springfield for the last nine years, and of Clark County for the last 27 years. She was born in Champaign County, where she spent the early part of her life. While residing in Springfield, she attended the Grace M E Church in Terre Haute. Surviving are her husband, three daughters, Christine EVILSIZOR, at home, Mrs. Bertha Harris of Cleveland; and Mrs Geneva Williams of Springfield; a son, Harold Evilsizor; five brothers, Lorenzo and Frank Eipper of New Moorefield, Elmer Eipper of Montrose, Colo, Henry Eipper of Tremont City, Oliver Eipper of Rosewood, OH; two sisters, Mrs Ida. Davis of Troy, OH and Mrs Alice Gerhardt of Terre Haute, OH, and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Terre Haute M E Church in charge of Rev John R Wynd, pastor of Grace M E Church of Springfield. Burial will be in the Terre haute Cemetery

SOUTH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, September 6, 1931

Pg. 2. Samuel Morris South, 76 died suddenly at 1 p.m. Saturday at the home of his son, Harold B. South, 2567 Lagonda Av. He had been in excellent health up to the time of his death, which was caused by a heart attack. Surviving are five sons: C.A. South and C.E. South of Chicago, Ill; Harold B South and Nelson R South of Daytona, O; two brothers Henry South of Kings Creek, O.; and J.E. South of Columbus, O.; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Kings Creek Baptist Church. Burial will be made in Kings Creek Cemetery.

CRABILL, HICKS, OTEWALT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, October 16, 1931

Page 22. Mrs. Ella M. HICKS died at 9:30 a.m. Friday at her home, 903 Clifton av. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, and of Violet Council, No. 29, Daughters of America. She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Minnie OTEWALT; three grandchildren, Mrs. Hazel CRABILL, Arthur B. and John OTEWALT; and three grandchildren.

KIRKMAN, ROWAND, SKILLINGS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, October 16, 1931

Page 22. Death claimed Mrs. Laura ROWAND, 69, at 5 a.m. Thursday at her home on the Clifton pk, three miles south of Springfield. She is survived by her husband, Charles; one brother, Rollo SKILLINGS; two sisters, Mrs. Harley KIRKMAN and Mrs. Claude RICE, all of near Mt. Pleasant and a stepson, Alfred ROWAND of Springfield. Funeral services will be held at the home Sunday at 2 p.m. Burial will be made in Greenlawn cemetery at South Charleston.

BRITTON, FUNDERBURG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 28, 1931

Page 6. New Carlisle, O. Oct 29. James BRITTON, 36, residing on a farm two miles north of here, died yesterday in a hospital in Georgetown, KY, of injuries sustained Tuesday night near Georgetown in an automobile truck collision, according to word received in this town. BRITTON, according to reports was repairing a tire back of his truck when he was struck by an automobile driven by W. D. Easly of Berea, Ky., who was blinded by the lights of an approaching car. BRITTON moved to the farm north of here about three years ago from Greenville, Tenn. He and his brother, Kenneth BRITTON, who resides on the H. D. FUNDERBURG farm had purchased a truck and were moving back to Greenville. Accompanying the truck were two automobiles , one bearing Mrs. James BRITTON and her two children, and the other bearing M r. and Mrs. Kenneth BRITTON and their seven children. The truck was loaded with the Kenneth BRITTON household goods. They left here Monday and were planning to return in a few days for the James BRITTON household goods. While no information was received here concerning the disposition of the body, it is believed that it will be taken to Greenville for funeral services and burial.

FOLEY, HURD, KEIGHOE, MARSH, MOWER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 2, 1931

Page 15. Mrs. Frances FOLEY MOWER (Mrs. Carl K. MOWER), died about 1 a.m. Monday at her home, 125 W. Ward st. She was the daughter of James and Mary MARSH FOLEY, one of the pioneer families of Clark County. She was married to Carl K. MOWER May 8, 1899. Mrs. MOWER spent most of her life in Springfield where she was prominent socially. She was also active in the business circles of the city, having conducted a gift shop in the Fahien-Tehan bldg. for 16 years. She leaves a wide circle of friends. Mrs. MOWER had a kind and thoughful disposition, and made and held her friends easily. She was member of the Springfield Country Club, the Woman's Club, and the Woman's Town Club, also of the Covenant Presbyterian Church. She leaves a sister, Miss Marie FOLEY, of this city; one brother, John M. FOLEY of Dayton; a niece, Mrs. George S. KAIGHOE, Jr. of Glen Ridge, N.J. and the following nephews; James F. HURD of New York City, Francis C. HURD and Dwight H. HURD of Bloomfield, N. J.

GIBSON, HACKETT, KALIHER, MURTY, RUSSELL, SWORDS, TOOLE, TORLINA Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 11, 1931

Celebrated with solemn high mass, the funeral services of Mrs. Helen GIBSON MURTY, 32, who died Monday at her home in Akron, will be held at 9 am Thursday at the St Raphael Church. Burial will be made in Calvary Cemetery. The death of Mrs. MURTY came as a distinct shock to her many friends. Pallbearers will be: Thomas KALIHER, Paul RUSSELL, Joseph HACKETT, Norman TORLINA, Pat O'TOOLE and William SWORDS. Many handsome floral tributes were received at the Gibson home, 132 Selma Rd, where Mrs. MURTY formerly lived, before making her home in Akron. She was a graduate of the St Raphael schools and belonged to the St Raphael Church. Her husband, William MURTY, who survives her, was formerly managing editor of The Morning Sun.

DEPP Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 11, 1931

Following an illness of ptomaine poisoning, Cassius M. DEPP, 59, died at 6:30 pm Tuesday at his home, 125 W. Pleasant St. He was a night watchman at The Home Store. Mr. DEPP had lived in Springfield for 35 years. He was a member of the United Brethern of Friendship Diamond Lodge, No 37, and Camp No 7, American Woodmen. He was born in Urbana, O. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Dora DEPP; one brother, Miles DEPP of Urbana, and a sister, Lydia DEPP also of Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm at the St John Baptist Church in charge of the lodges to which he belonged. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.

HERZOG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 11, 1931

Regina HERZOG, 11, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob HERZOG of 14 N. Freeman St. died at 12:45 am Wednesday at the City Hospital. She was a member of the St. Bernard School. She leaves her parents and two sisters, Lauretta and Loraine, and one brother, Edward. The body was taken to the Degenhart Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at the St Bernard Church at 8:30 am Friday. Burial will be made in the St. Bernard Cemetery.

EVILSIZOR, PENETON, THOMAS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 23, 1931

Pg. 2. Funeral services for Peter Grant THOMAS, 61, a native of Clark county, who died at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lola EVILSIZOR, 211 W. State St. will be held at that residence at 2 p.m. Tuesday, in charge of Rev. Dr. Jesse M. Swank, pastor of the Central Methodist Episcopal Church. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Death followed an illness of one week. He was a member of Tremont City Lodge No. 295, Knights of Pythias. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. EVILSIZOR, in whose home he died, and Mrs. Nona PENETON of Clark county; one son Elmo THOMAS of Springfield and four brothers, George THOMAS of Piqua, Asa THOMAS of Tremont City, Charles THOMAS of North Hampton and Oliver THOMAS of Clark county.

DEMOSS, DULANEY, MELCHI, POTTER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 5, 1931

DEATH OCCURS AT AGE OF 29. Ernest L. MELCHI Succumbs After Month's Illness. Ernest LeRoy MELCHI, 29, of 1541 W. Clark st., died at 3 a.m. Saturday at the City Hospital. He had been in ill health for nearly a month. Besides his wife, Helen, he is survived by a son, Robert LeRoy; his father, Marion MELCHI of Van Wert; and Lawrence of the U. S. Navy; and four sisters, Mrs. Elmer POTTER of Van Wert, Mrs. Leon DULANEY of Springfield, Mrs. Darrell DEMOSS of Van Wert, and Miss Esther MELCHI of Springfield. Mr. MELCHI was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. The body was taken to the Schaefer funeral home, where funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday. Burial will be made in the Casstown cemetery.

LYMAN, SAMUEL, SPEER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 5, 1931

STROKE CAUSES DEATH OF MAN. George Thomas Speers Dies Suddenly at His Home. Just as he was read to start for his duties as janitor of Memorial Hall Friday evening, George Thomas SPEERS, 61, was stricken with apoplexy at his home, 719 Sherman av., and died at 11:45 p.m. He was a lifelong resident of this city. He had been janitor at Memorial Hall for 14 years. He was a member of the North Street A. M. E. Church. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Fannie SPEERS; three children, Mrs. Juanita SAMUEL of Xenia, Benjamin and Stacey SPEERS of this city; two grandchildren; one brother, R. L. SPEERS; and a sister, Mrs. Mary LYMAN of Marysville, O. The body was taken to the Wilborn funeral parlors.

BOGEN, HEINDEL, SUTTON, SWARTOUT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 5, 1931

Death claimed Albert D. HEINDEL, Sr., 74, at 4 p.m. Friday at his home on the Urbana pk. He had been ill for four months. He was the tax assessor for New Moorefield township, and also the Republican central committeeman of the township. Mr. HEINDEL was a native of Clark County, and had resided in the county during his entire life. He had been active in politics for a number of years, and had the distinction of holding the office as tax assessor, formerly an appointive position and now a post held under civil service, in New Moorefield township for more than 40 years, in addition to his activities in Republication politics. He was a member of the Fourth Lutheran Church of Springfield, and of Tremont Grange No. 90. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Anna M. HEINDEL; three sons, Wesley, William H. and Albert HEINDEL, Jr.; all of Clark County; three daughters, Mrs. Mary SUTTON of Springfield, Mrs. Emma BOGER of Dayton, and Miss Mildred HEINDEL of Springfield, a public health nurse; two grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. A. B. SWARTOUT of the Urbana pk.

DEMOSS, DULANEY, MELCHI, POTTER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 6, 1931

FUNERAL TO BE HELD MONDAY. Last Rites Are Arranged For Ernest LeRoy MELCHI Funeral services for Ernest LeRoy MELCHI, 29, of 1541 W. Clark st., who died at 3 a.m. Saturday at the City Hospital, will be held at the Schaefer funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Monday. Burial will be made in the Casstown Cemetery. Besides his wife, Helen, he is survived by a son, Robert LeRoy; his father, Marion MELCHI of Van Wert; four brothers, Russell of Catawba, Milton of Springfield, Vaughn of Van Wert, and Lawrence of the U. S. Navy; and four sisters, Mrs. Elmer POTTER of Van Wert, Mrs. Leon DULANEY of Springfield, Mrs. Darrell DEMOSS of Van Wert, and Miss Esther MELCHI of Springfield. Mr. MELCHI was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

BRENNINGER, CHERRY, ORR, PETRE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 6, 1931

According to work received in this city Saturday Mrs. I. J. BRENNINGER of 1624 S. Fountain av., Mrs. Emma ORR, 82, died at 4 a.m. Saturday at the home of her sister, Mrs. L. F. PETRE in Chicago. She numbered many friends in Springfield who will mourn their loss. Besides the sister at whose home she died, she leaves two brothers, M. N. CHERRY and George CHERRY, both of this city. The body will be brought to Springfield and taken to the Jackson funeral home, where funeral services will be held Monday. Burial will be made in Washington Court House.

LYMAN, SAMUEL, SPEERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 6, 1931

Funeral services for George Thomas SPEERS, 61, who died at his home, 719 Sherman av. At 11:45 p.m. Friday, will be held at the residence at 1:30 p.m. Monday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery. Death was caused by a stroke as he was preparing to leave his home for Memorial Hall, where he had been employed as a janitor for 11 years. He was a lifelong resident of this city and a member of the North Street A. M. E. Church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Fannie SPEERS; three children, Mrs. Juanita SAMUEL of Xenia, Benjamin and Stacey SPEERS of this city; two grandchildren; one brother, R. L. SPEERS; and a sister, Mrs. Mary LYMAN of Marysville, O.

EVANS, UNDERWOOD, WARNER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 17, 1931

Page 12. Following an illness of two and one-half years, A. Woodrow WARNER, a former resident of Springfield, died Tuesday at his home, 1806 N. Main st., Dayton, O. He had been in failing health since the death of his son, Frank, three years ago at the Miami Valley Hospital, following an operation. Mr. WARNER was one of the most highly esteemed and best known of the United Commerical Travellers of Ohio, and had filled each office in that organization in a creditable manner. He was a charter member of the Columbus United Commerical Travellers at the time he was identified with the Monypenny Hammond Co. of that city. Later he transferred his membership to Springfield, being associated with the Ross W. Weir and Co. of Nwe York, being their representative in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana and Pennsylvania. In the later years he was with the J. K. McIntire Co., of Dayton, but failing health necessitated his retirement from the road. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church, and up to the time of his illness had been an active member of the J. B. Gilbert Bible Class of the First Lutheran Sunday School. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Sara WARNER, two daughters, the Misses Hazel and Ruth; one son, Arch; and a grandson. Both funeral and burial will be private, the burial to be made Friday morning in Ferncliff cemetery. Additional information by submitter, Janie Martin Whitty, whittyfun@juno.com. Deceased full name was Archibald Woodrow WARNER. The widow, Sara Etta WARNER nee EVANS, was the daughter of Charles E. EVANS and Frances Jane UNDERWOOD. The daughters, Hazel and Ruth never married or had children.

CROWELL, MYERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 17, 1931

Page 12. J. Elwood MYERS, 53, formerly head of the Elwood Myers Co. of this city, died Wednesday at his home in Brookline, Mass. He went to Mass. about 10 years ago. He was formerly vice president, treasurer and general manager of The Elwood Myers Co., this industry now being operated by the W. F. Robertson Steel and Iron Works. Besides the interests of the company, which bore his name, Mr. Myers was secretary of the Champion Chemical Co. and president of the Foos Gas Engine Co. He participated in many of the philanthropic drives of the city. At the time he left Springfield he was in ill health. He formerly made his home at 258 Arlington av. After suffering a nervous breakdown, he resigned as general manager of the Elwood Myers Co., but still remained on the board of directors. He leaves a host of friends and former business associates in this city. Surviving Mr. Myers are: His mother, Mrs. Annetta MYERS of Springfield; his widow, Mrs. Ruth CROWELL MYERS of Brookline; and five children, Allice, Ruth, Elizabeth, John and Marion MYERS, all of Brookline. Funeral services held in the Mass. city Saturday afternoon, with burial there.

TOLAND, XANDERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 17, 1931

Page 12. Emanuel XANDERS, 79, native of Clark County, died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Delmar TOLAND, three miles southeast of St. Paris. He was formerly a resident of Lawrenceville and had made his home with his daughter for the past several years. In addition to the daughter at whose home he died, Mr. XANDERS leaves three sons, Wilbur and John XANDERS of Springfield, and Grover..(rest of obit cut off)

MCDONALD, MCINTIRE, TOLAND Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 7, 1932

Page 14. A. L. MCDONALD, former Springfield resident, died at his home in Indianapolis, Ind., at 1:30 o'clock Sunday morning of pleural pneumonia, following a four days' illness, according to word received Thursday. He was born Jan 7, 1882, in this city the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wesley MCDONALD. In early childhood he moved with his parents and family to St. Marys, O., where his father was connected with the state board of public work. He received his grade and high school education there, and after finishing high school, he returned to Springfield to attend college. After leaving college, Mr. MCDONALD began his business career with the L. E. and W. railroad at St. Marys. He was married there on June 11, 1907 to Miss May MCINTIRE, where they continued to make their home until several years later, when he again returned to Springfield to enter the offices of the Big Four railroad. He was later transferred to Youngstown, O., where he remained for several years. He relinquished that position to become affiliated with the Retail Druggists Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Cincinnati, as Indiana state representative, which position he held at the time of his death. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. May McDONALD, and one daughter, Clarabelle, of Indianapolis; his mother, Mrs. Belle MCDONALD; a brother, Fred MCDONALD, and a sister, Mrs. A. L. FOLEY, all of Springfield,; a half-sister, Mrs. C. W. TOLAND **of Minneapolis, Minn. and a host of other relatives and friends. The funeral was held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in St. Marys. Burial was made at Elm Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Belle MCDONALD and Mrs. Arthur FOLEY were called to Indianapolis Saturday evening, but failed to reach there before their son and brother had passed away. Those attending the funeral from Springfield were: Mrs. Belle MCDONALD, Mr. and Mrs. A. L FOLEY and daughter, Barbara Lou; Mr. and Mrs. F. G. MCDONALD, Mrs. Ellen TOLAND and Mr. and Mrs. C. G. TOLAND and son Billy. **.(This is incorrect. Mrs. C. W. Toland, Springfield, was the Aunt of Arthur L. McDonald. His half-sister was Bertha MCDONALD FOLEY of Minneapolis, MN. Information supplied by his Grandniece, a living relative, Janie Martin Whitty, whittyfun@juno.com)

FISHER, KRAUSS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 7, 1932

Page 14. Mrs. Rose KRAUSS, 88, wife of Louis KRAUSS, for years a Springfield jeweler, died of pneumonia at her home, 207 E. College av. at 1:12 a.m. Thursday, following a 10 day's illness. Besides her husband, Mrs. KRAUSS leaves four sons, Forest KRAUSS, Toledo, Lee KRAUSS, New York City, Henry KRAUSS, South Bend, Ind. and David KRAUSS, Springfield, and one daughter, Mrs. Fannie FISHER, Dayton. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the residence. Burial will be made in Dayton.

FRANK, HOOVER, SCHEERSCHMIDT, SCHRAM, SHEELY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 25, 1932

Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Elizabeth SCHEERSCHMIDT, 79, who died at 2:10 pm Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary SHEELY, on the South Charleston pk., will be held at the residence at 2;00 pm wednesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery. she had been ill for two weeks. Born in Germany, Mrs. Scheerschmidt came to Springfield when she was four years of age and has lived in Clark County since. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and the Zion Ladies Aid Society. Surviving her are three sons, Edward, and Peter SCHEERSCHMIDT of Springfield and George SCHEERSCHMIDT of Columbus; two daughters Mrs. SHEELEY and Mrs. Harry HOOVER of Centerville, Ind; one sister Mrs. J. P. FRANK of Springfield; one brother, Henry SCHRAMM of Springfield; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

BUCHER, MERRILL, THOMAS, WELLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 2, 1932

Mrs. Jennie BUCHER, aged resident of New Carlisle, died last Friday evening at 6 o'clock as the result of a fall at the foot of her cellar steps. Her husband W. L. BUCHER, had gone to the barn and Mrs. BUCHER went to the cellar for a can of fruit for supper. When Mr. BUCHER returned to the house, he missed Mrs. BUCHER and when he began searching for her, found her at the foot of the cellar stairs. Mrs. BUCHER was conscious and was able to walk upstairs, with the aid of her husband. A physician was summoned, but Mrs. BUCHER died in a few minutes from shock and heart failure. It is thought she probably suffered a hemorrage of the brain. Besides her husband, two children survive; Charles BUCHER and Mrs. Leota WELLER. There are three grandchildren, Betty BUCHER and William and MERRILL WELLER all of Springfield. She also leaves two brothers and one sister. Mrs. BUCHER has been a resident of New Carlisle for a number of years and leaves a large circle of friends here. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at the residence, in charge of Doom Brothers. Rev. J. E. THOMAS was the officiating minister. Burial was in New Carlisle cemetery. For the present Mr. BUCHER is making his home with his daughter, Mrs. E. G. WELLER in Springfield.

RICE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 16, 1932

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William RICE, 83, died at 8:30 p.m. Monday at his home, 930 S. Fountain av. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and lived in Springfield for the past four years. He is survived by one brother, Rev. Charles W. RICE of Cleveland, and one sister, Miss Lida RICE of Springfield. The body was removed to the Fox funeral home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fox funeral home, with Rev. L. O. Gordon, pastor of the First Seventh Day Adventist Church, and Rev. Dr. Charles Ryan Adams, pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church, in charge. Burial will be made at Ferncliff cemetery.

COLLIER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 16, 1932

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Death claimed Mrs. Lillian COLLIER, 49, of 619 Stanton ave., at 8:50 p.m. Monday at the City Hospital. She had been ill for 10 days. She was born in Greensburg, Ind., and lived in Springfield since 1918. She was a member of Home City Chapter, Order of Eastern Star and Manito White Shrine. Surviving are her husband, C. B. COLLIER; two sons, Don and Bernard, and one daughter, Ruth COLLIER, all of Springfield. Funeral services will be announced later.

BARNELL, GOODFELLOW, ROBERTS, SHOREY, SNAVELY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 16, 1932

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Mrs. Dora G. SNAVELY, 75, was claimed by death at 8 p.m. Monday at her home on the Goodfellow farm near South Vienna. She was born and lived her entire life in Clark County. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church of this city. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Glenna BARNELL of Chicago; two brothers, John GOODFELLOW of San Diego, Calif., and Andrew GOODFELLOW of the Columbus rd., two sisters, Mrs. Alice SHOREY of Urbana, and Mrs. Clara G. ROBERTS of Mechanicsburg, and six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.

BYRAM, LIMBERT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 16, 1932

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Funeral services for Mrs. Harriet V. LIMBERT, 76, who died Sunday at her home, 22 W. Mulberry st., will be held at the residence at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. She was the daughter of Lewis and Elizabeth BYRAM. She was born in Greenville, O., Oct. 27, 1857. She was married to Samuel W. LIMBERT Nov 20, 1873, at Union City, Ind. During her early life she became a member of the Methodist Church, and at the time of her death she was a member of the Lutheran Church. She had been ill for one year. She leaves her husband, two daughters, two sons, three grandchildren, one great grandchild, and a sister.

COX, FERNALD, GALE, OILER, TOLAND Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 23, 1932

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Mrs. Anna G. Toland Succumbs After Long Illness.
Mrs. Anna G. TOLAND, 35, died at 6 a.m. Tuesday at the Clark County Sanatorium. She was a member of the Lagonda United Brethren Church. She leaves her husband, Forest TOLAND; two brothers, William FERNALD of Columbus, and Lucien FERNALD of this city; five sisters, Misses Alice and Phyllis, Mrs. Nellie OILER, Mrs. Hazel GALE and Mrs. Wilda COX, all of this city. She leaves her mother, Mrs. Alice FERNALD. The body was taken to the Jackson funeral home, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.

FREY, STANFORD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 23, 1932

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Frank FREY, 36, died at 6 p.m., Monday at the home of his sister, Mrs. John STANFORD of 528 May st. following an illness of six months. Mr. FREY was a native of Springfield and attended the local public schools. He served two enlistments in Co. A, 9th Battalion, Ohio National Guard, and saw service in Mexico. Besides the sister at whose home he died, he leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry FREY of Springfield; three brothers, William, Albert and Henry FREY, Jr. of Springfield. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church. The body was removed to the Patterson funeral home.

DONNER, KISSELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, March 27, 1932

Page 3. Walter E. KISSELL, 50, was found dead in his home, 527 Harrison St., at 5:45 p.m. Saturday by Miss Josephine SUSKITIES, 1628 Kenton St., and Mrs. Sadie MONTICO, 528 Harrison St. He was a bachelor and lived alone. He was crippled, an invalid and has been ill with influenza for the last month. Coroner Theodore Schaefer pronounced death due to natural causes. Surviving are a brother, Max KISSELL of Beatty; and a sister, Mrs. Rosa DONNER of Dayton. The body was removed to the Schaefer Funeral Home.

GROSC, SLACK, WALL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 29, 1932

Mrs. Glenna SLACK WALL, 47, of 725 S. Fountain av., died at City Hospital at 8:40 a.m. Monday, March 28, 1932. Funeral services will be held at the residence Wednesday at 2 p.m. in charge of Rev. T. Wallis GROSC. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.

FRY, VERIGAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 29, 1932

Anna Marie VERIGAN, two weeks old daughter of Lynn and Lena FRY VERIGAN of 410 N. Florence st., died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 29, 1932. Funeral serviceswill be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.

CUNDY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 29, 1932

Rev. Thomas CUNDY, 83, died at 5:30 a.m. Monday, March 28, 1932, at his home, 287 W. McCreight av., where funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. The place of burial will be announced later.

SKILLINGS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 29, 1932

Miss Ida SKILLINGS, 28, of 207 S. Race st., died at 7:48 a.m. Tuesday, March 29, 1932, at the City Hospital.

POWNELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 29, 1932

Robert D. POWNELL, 76, died Monday, March 28, 1932, at the home of his son, Robert, in Cleveland. The body will be brought to this city and taken to the Jackson funeral home.

KELLY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 29, 1932

Roy V. KELLY, 43, of 525 S. Yellow Springs st., died at his home at 7:15 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 1932. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, and burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.  The body will be taken to the residence Tuesday morning.

KNIGHTON, MELSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 29, 1932

Joseph V. KNIGHTON, 70, formerly of Chillicothe, O., died at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 1932, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Cary D. MELSON of 208 Bellaire av. The body was removed to the Coffman funeral home and will be taken to the home of Mrs. MELSON Tuesday morning. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The body will be taken at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to Chillicothe for burial in the Grand View cemetery at 11 a.m.

EVANS, LAY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 29, 1932

Mrs. Maggie LAY, 71, died at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 1932, at the home of her daughter, Lydia EVANS, 728 W. Liberty st. Funeral services will be conducted at Mt. Zion Baptist Church at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.

MARTIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 29, 1932

George MARTIN, 42, of 131 N. Greenmount a., died at 4:30 a.m. Monday, March 28, 1932, at the City Hospital. The body was taken to the Coffman funeral home.

GOCHENOUR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 31, 1932

Charles GOCHENOUR, 62, of 11 S. WEstern Ave., died at 2 p.m. Wednesday at City Hospital, where he had been a patient since March 19. The body was removed to the O'Brien Funeral Home, and will be removed to the residence upon completion of the funeral arrangements. Mr. Gochenour is survived by his widow, Mrs. Louise GOCHENOUR; three sons, Lewis, Frank and George GOCHENOUR; three daughters, Lena, Gertrude and Dorothy GOCHENOUR; two sisters, Jessie and Ida Gochenour and two brothers, Henry and David GOCHENOUR.


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