Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for December 1935 thru May 1936


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DELONG, TYREE, WHIPP Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 4, 1935

Charles WHIPP, 28, died at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday at the residence of his sister, Mrs. Frank DeLONG of Donnelsville. His death was due to a heart ailment. Mr Whipp had been employed by the county as a truck driver for road repair work, but ill health forced him to give up his position about four months ago. He was a member of the M. E. Church, and of the Junior Order Of United American Medhanics of North Hampton, Ohio. Besides the sister at whose home he died, a brother, Aubrey and his grandmother, Mrs. Mary TYREE, both of near Donnelsville, survive. Funeral services will be conducted at the M. E. Church in Donneslville at 2 p.m. Thursday with the burial in the Donnelsville Cemetery.

GAIER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 15, 1935

Mrs. GAIER Dies. Mrs. Lucille GAER, 33, of 737 East Madison Avenue, died Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, where she had been a patient since December 8. She was the wife of Raymond H. GAIER, auditor and credit manager of The Ohio Garment Co., and was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church, and of the Catholic ladies of Columbia, Branch No. 125, of this city. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are two daughters, Clara May and Joan GAER; three sons, Raymond, Jr., Anthony and Donald GAIER; and one sister, Mrs. Lee Marstella, of Springfield. The body was brought to the Degenhart Funeral Home in this city, and will be taken later to the residence.

RAY, SLUSHER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 27, 1935

page 18: Mrs. Margaret Ray, 95, died at 6 p. m. Thursday at the home of her nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. Frak Langdon, Derr rd.,Springfield, Route 1, following and illness of three years. Mrs. Ray was born in Virginia, and had been a resident of Clark County for more than 65 years, the grater part of which was spent in and around New Moorefield. She was a member of Pleaseant Hill M. P. Church. One daughter, Mrs. Florence Slusher, of Springfield, seven grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren besides the newphew and niece survive. The body was removed to the Coffman funeral home, where it will remain until Saturday when it will be taken to the Pleasant Hill M. P. Church for funeral services at 2 p.m. Burial will be made in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

CHRISMAN, FERRO, JENNINGS, KILE, KLIPPINGER, SHEPERD, SHOEMAKER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 14, 1936

William W. KILE Taken By Death. S. Limestone St. Resident, Ill Eight Years, Succumbs. William W. KILE, 51, of 1029 S. Limestone Street died at the Clark County Sanatorium Monday evening following an illness of eight years. Mr. KILE was born in South Solon, Ohio, and had been a resident of Springfield for 30 years. He was an electrician by trade. He was a member of Lessing Lodge, Knights of Pythias. His widow, Mrs. Mary KILE; two sons, Ernest and Victor, of Springfield; his parents Mr. and Mrs. James H. KILE of Springfield; six sisters, Mrs. Mary SHOEMAKER, of Sedalia, Ohio; Mrs. Adeline CHRISMAN, Mrs. Nell FERRO and Mrs. Frances JENNINGS, all of Columbus; and Mrs. Lena SHEPERD and Mrs. Lulu KLIPPINGER, of Springfield; and two brothers, Russell KILE, of Worthington, Ohio, and Dr. J. C. KILE, of West Jefferson, Ohio, survive. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home.

FITZGERALD, GILMORE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 14, 1936

William FITZGERALD, former Springfield resident, died Monday at his home in Detroit, Mich., according to work received in this city. The body will be brought to Springfield Tuesday morning and taken to the O'Brien funeral home. A sister, Mrs. Patrick GILMORE of Chicago, survives. He was the son of the late John and Margaret FITZGERALD; a brother of the late Joseph and Martin FITZGERALD and the late Mary FITZGERALD. Funeral services will be held at the St. Raphael Church at 9 a.m. Thursday with burial in Calvary Cemetery.

CREIGHTON, FLEMING, GUETH, OVERHAULSER, RECKNER, SWOPE, TROUT, WEST, YOWLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 16, 1936

Mrs. Mary Ida YOWLER, 64, died Tuesday at the Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. H. TROUT of Dayton, and at 3 p.m. at the Ferncliff Cemetery chapel in Springfield. Mrs. YOWLER was born in German, and became a resident of Springfield when eight years of age. In 1914 she moved to Xenia, where she had lived until the last three months, when she had made her home near Clarksville, O. Her husband, Charles P. YOWLER; three daughters, Mrs. Nellie WEST, of Cleveland, Mrs. Irene FLEMING, of Texas, and Mrs. TROUT, of Dayton; four sisters, Mrs. Hilda SWOPE, of South Charleston; Mrs. Emma RECKNER and Mrs. Fannie OVERHAULSER, of Springfield, and Mrs. Helen CREIGHTON, of Columbus; two brothers, Henry GUETH, of Springfield, and Louis GUETH, of Florida, and two grandchildren survive.

KNIGHT, THACKER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 16, 1936

 Jack Arlin THACKER, four days old, died Wednesday, at 11:30 p.m., at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dewey C. THACKER, 1618 W. Pleasant st. He is survivied by his parents, two sisters, Betty and Cora; one brother, Gene; and his grandmothers, Mrs. Ella KNIGHT of Springfield; and Mrs. Florence THACKER of Marion. The body was removed to the Coffman Funeral Parlors, where short services will be held Friday, at 10 a.m. Burial will be made in the Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

ATHY, KARG, MANN, PARISH, RYAN, SIBETS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, February 2, 1936

Illness Of Two Years is Fatal Mrs. Emma PARISH, 67, Dies At Resident Mrs. Emma PARISH, 67, died Saturday, at 4:30 p.m., at her residence, 2003 Kenton St., following an illness of two years. She was born in Midland County, Pa., and had lived in Clark county for more than 60 years. On last July 12, Mr. and Mrs PARISH celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary. Mrs. PARISH was a member of the Emery Chapel M. E. Church. Surviving, in addition to her husband, George W. PARISH, Sr., and seven children, Mrs. Mamie KARG, of Urbana, Route 5; Mrs. Lottie RYAN, Mrs. Bessie ATHY, Mrs. Ida MANN, George W., Jr., Charles W. and John W. PARISH, all of Springfield; one brother, Samuel SIBETS, of Springfield; 30 grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. The body was removed to the Littleton Funeral home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.

LEATHERMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 5, 1936

The body of the Rev. R. N. LEATHERMAN, 48, who died Tuesday night in the Union City, Ind. Hospital, will be brought to North Hampton, O., for burial Friday afternoon. Death came to the Rev. LEATHERMAN, pastor of the Union City, O., Church of the Brethren, and Poplar Grove Church of the Brethren, south of Union City, Tuesday, following an illness of two weeks. He was known throughout several states for his evangelistic work, and had come to Union City 18 months ago from Grand Junction, Colo. His early life was spent in North Hampton, where his parents still reside. His widow and two daughters and three sons also survive him. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, at 10 a.m., central standard time, at the Union City Church, and at 2:30 p.m. at the Donnels Creek Church, near Springfield, with burial in the North Hampton Cemetery. Additional Information -. Anyone interested in this family, please contact Jane M. Whitty at

BURKE, GAIER, HORNBERGER, KRUPP, SPANG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, February 7, 1936

Joseph John Spang, 54, of 729 Reed av., died at 7:25 p.m. Thursday at the residence of his sister, Mrs. Jacob Krupp, of 815 Warder st. He had been ill for some time. Mr. Spang was born in Springfield and had lived in this city all his life. He was a coremaker by trade, and a member of the Iron Molder's Union No. 72. He also was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and of the St. Bernard Church. His widow, Rachel; a daughter, Mrs. Paul Burke, of Springfield, two sisters, Mrs. Krupp, at whose home he died, and Mrs. Mary Hornberger; a brother, Louis, of Springfield; nine grandchildren and two nephews, Eugene and Leo Gaier, who made their home with him, survive. The body was removed to the Degenhart funeral home, 1706 E. High st., and will be returned to the residence later.

BURGOON, KITCHEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, February 7, 1936

Mrs. Helen Kitchen, 36, of New Carlisle, Route 2, wife of Chester Kitchen, died at the City Hospital at 6:10 p.m. Thursday of pneumonia. She was admitted to the hospital Wednesday. Mrs. Kitchen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Burgoon of the Urbana pk., was born in Springfield and had lived in this vicinity all her life. She was graduated from Springfield High School with the class of 1918, and attended Wittenberg College for two years. She taught school for one year at the Bushnell School in this city. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. Besides her husband and parents, two sons, Chester Kitchen, Jr., and Virgil; one sister, Maybelle Burgoon, and a brother, Virgil Burgoon survive. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home.

BOWLUS, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 10, 1936

Word has been received in this city of the death of Luther F. YOUNG, 78, the first police judge of Springfield, in a Dayton hospital Monday. He had been ill for a number of years. Judge YOUNG had spent practically his entire life in Springfield, where he was prominently identified with Republican politics. He became judge of the police court in 1887, and also served town terms as county auditor. He affiliated with the Clark County Bar Association in 1908. He was a graduate of Wittenberg College. He leaves a number of distant relatives of this city and a sister, Mrs. Mary A. BOWLUS, in Middletown, Md. The body will be brought to this city for funeral and burial. It will be taken to Herr and Craver Funeral Home.

GAGEBY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, February 14, 1936

Charles E. GAGEBY, 63, died at 4 am Thursday, Feb. 13, 1936, at his home, 902 W. Pleasant St. The body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at the Littleton funeral home at 2 p.m. Monday, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.

AULT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, February 20, 1936

Edward H. AULT, 66 of Columbus, a former resident of Springfield. Death was caused by pneumonia. AULT was born in Clark County and spent most of his life in Springfield, leaving the city for Columbus about eight years ago. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Glen L. Myers funeral home of Columbus, and burial will be made in that city

JUNG, KRUPP, SHEPARD, WHITTACRE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 25, 1936

Ludwig JUNG, 72, of 1211 Highland Avenue, died at his home at noon Monday. Mr. JUNG, who had been employed by Robbins and Myers, Inc., was born in Germany, and had made his home in Springfield for the last 50 years. He was a member of the St. Bernard Church, the Holy Name and Benevolent Societies of that church; the Byers Benevolent Society and the German Benevolent Society. His widow, Elizabeth; five sons, Joseph, Charles, Louis, Henry and Albert JUNG; a daughter, Mrs. Anna SHEPARD, and seven grandchildren, all of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Mary KRUPP and Mrs. Josephine WHITTACRE; and three brothers, Father Charles JUNG, of Columbus, and Jacob and Peter JUNG, of Springfield, survive. The body was removed to the Degenhart funeral home and will be returned to the residence Tuesday evening. Funeral rites will be conducted at the St. Bernard Church at 9 a.m. Thursday, and burial will be made in the St. Bernard Cemetery.

JONES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 2, 1936

Page 12. Mrs. Margaret JONES, 61, died at her home, 539 Gallagher st., at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, following an illness of two months. Mrs. JONES was born in Gallia County, O., and had been a resident of Springfield for several years. Several nieces and nephews survive. The body was removed to the Coffman funeral home.

ARMSTRONG, ELLISON, GIFFIN, KRAUSE, STITZEL, TAYLOR, WEBSTER, WILLIAMSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 2, 1936

Page 12. James W. WILLIAMSON, 61, of 227 Rice st., died at his home at 5 p.m. Sunday. He had been ill five weeks. Mr. WILLIAMSON was born in Ross County, O., and had lived in Springfield for the last 20 years. For 15 years he had been employed by Robbins and Myers, Inc. His widow, Mrs. Emma WILLIAMSON; three sons, Elmer, Howard and Paul of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Edward WEBSTER, of Springfield, and Mrs. Herbert STITZEL, of Dayton; a brother, Charles, of Washington C. H., O.; five sisters, Mrs. Phillip KRAUSE, of Springfield, and Mrs. Joseph TAYLOR, Mrs. Charles ARMSTRONG, Mrs. David ELLISON and Mrs. Frank GIFFIN, all of Bainbridge, O.; and six grandchildren survive.

AYER, HARDMAN, HAYES, MCCORD, SHOCKEY, STRONG, WILSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 19, 1936

Milton J. STRONG, 58, living on the Rebert pk, Springfield, Route 8, died at his home Wednesday at 4:30 a.m., of a heart attack. Although he had been in poor health for some time, he had felt about as usual Tuesday, and had spent a part of the day husking corn. He was a native of Clark County, and had lived in the vicinity of Enon most of his life. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Daisy STRONG; five daughters, Mrs. Elmer WILSON, of Yellow Springs, Mrs. Russell HAYES, of Albuquerque, N. M., Mrs. Frank SHOCKEY, of Catawba, Mrs. Lawrence HARDMAN, of Springfield, and Miss Martha STRONG, at home; three sons, John, Robert and Jene, all at home; his father Samuel STRONG, of Springfield; and two sisters, Mrs. Bessie MCCORD and Mrs. Iva AYER, both of Springfield. One grandchild also survives. Funeral services will be conducted at the Enon M. E. Church at 2:30 p.m. Friday. Burial will be made in the Enon Cemetery.

BALTZER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, March 27, 1936

Page 28. William A. BALTZER, 75, died at his home in columbus, O Thursday morning, March 26, 1936. The body will be brought to the Jackson funeral home at which funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday. burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

GANO Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, March 27, 1936

Page 28. William C. GANO, 66, died at 1 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 1936 at his home 11 S. Wittenberg Av. The body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home, where 20 funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in charge of the Rev. Dr. Clyde Xander, pastor of the First Lutheran Church, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery

LORTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, March 27, 1936

Page 28. John W. LORTON, 85, died at 11;20 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 1936 at his home, Lawrenceville, Route 7. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home and will be returned to the residence later. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:20 p.m. in the Lawrenceville Reformed Church in charge of the Rev. Dr. E. Clyde Xander. Burial will be made in the Tremont City cemetery.

ONEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, March 27, 1936

Page 28. Mrs. Emery ONEY, 60, died at 5 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 1936 at her home six miles north of Yellow Springs, following an illness of several months. Funeral services will be conducted at the residence at 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be made in Greenlawn Cemetery, South Charleston.

SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, March 27, 1936

Page 28. Mrs. Sarah Jane SMITH, 74, died at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, March 26, 1936 at the Ohio Odd Fellows Home. The body was taken to the Jackson Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.m. Saturday with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BELT, HINKLE, MERRIMAN, NAWMAN, WEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 30, 1936

Page 2. Henry Nawman, 65, of 218 N. Isabella St., died Sunday at 6:50 p.m. at his residence. Death follows a week's illness with pneumonia. Nawman was born in Clark County and spent his life in and near Springfield. He was a member of the Donnels Creek Council, No. 121, Junior Order of United American Mechanics of North Hampton, and a member of the Washington Camp No. 1, Patriotic Sons of America. He is survived by his widow, Emma; four children - Mrs. Catherine Hinkle of Springfield, Route 1; Mrs. Evelyn Merriman, of Springfield; Harvey, of Springfield, Route 7; and Harold of Springfield; one brother, Samuel of Aberdeen, WA; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Wey, Springfield, Route1, and Mrs. Jessie Belt, Springfield, and eight grandchildren. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home, and will be taken to the residence Monday afternoon. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Beulah Chapel, Maiden Lane and Bechtle Ave., with burial in Vale Cemetery.

EVILSIZOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, April 9, 1936

Funeral Services for Jasper EVILSIZOR, 74 who died early Sunday morning, at his home three miles south of Urbana, from paralysis, were held from the Gardner and Seaver Funeral Home Wednesday afternoon at 2:30. Rev W H Sinks, pastor of the Bowlusville church, conducted the services. There were many beautiful floral tributes and the funeral home was filled to capacity with friends and relatives. The pallbearers were H W Barnett, F W Morris, Galvin Morris, Bert Hare, Joseph Thackery, and Pearl Andrews. Interment was made in Nettle Creek Cemetery, south of Westville by Gardner and Seaver, local funeral directors.

COLLEY, CONARD, ILIFF Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 17, 1936

Mrs. Clara C. ILIFF, 51, of 1132 N. Plum st., died at her home at 5 p.m. Thursday of a heart ailment. She was born in Springfield and had lived in this city all her life. Two brothers, Charles CONARD, of Detroit, and Joseph CONARD, with whom she made her home at the N. Plum st. address; and a sister, Mrs. W. A. COLLEY, of Springfield, survive. The body was removed to the Jackson funeral home. Funeral services will be held Monday, at 10 a.m. at the Jackson Funeral Home n charge of Rev. Dr. E. Clyde Xander, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.

JUSTUS, MAROT, SWEARINGEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 17, 1936

Margaret MAROT Dies In Columbus. Widow Of First Marketmaster Here Succumbs. Mrs. Margaret MAROT, former Springfield resident who celebrated her 100th birthday anniversary march 31, died Wednesday at the home of her grandson, William F. JUSTUS, of 1279 Oakwood Avenue, Columbus, according to word received in this city. She is the grandmother of Mrs. Margaret SWEARINGEN, 725 ½ Clifton Avenue, and the great grandmother of Merrill T. SWEARINGEN, of 23 West Madison Avenue. Six great great grandchildren survive. Mrs. MAROT was the widow of William MAROT, a Civil War veteran, and the first marketmaster of the present city market. Until eight months ago, she was quite active, and her death followed a serious illness of only a few days. She left Springfield to make her home in Columbus about 40 years ago, but had made frequent visits to her relatives in this city. She was born in Hagerstown, Md., and came to Springfield with her parents when a small girl. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Schoedinger funeral home in Columbus, with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus.

BRIEN, DONAHOE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 17, 1936

James DONAHOE, former resident of South Charleston, and brother of Henry, William and Joseph DONAHOE, of Springfield, died Thursday morning at his home in Chicago, Ill., following a long illness. The body will be taken to South Charleston, to the home of a brother-in-law, William C. O'Brien, arriving there Saturday, and funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday at the St. Charles Church, with burial in the St. Charles Cemetery. Besides the brothers living in Springfield, another brother, Edward, of Orient, O.: his widow, Belle O'Brien; and two children, a daughter, Anna Marie and a son, Arthur, both of Chicago, Survive.

ELLISON, EVILSIZOR, GROW, SEELENBINDER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 22, 1936

Jasper EVILSIZOR, son of William and Frances Ellison EVILSIZOR, was born 11/18/1862 in Mad River township, Champaign County, OH. He was one of seven children-three girls and four boys, Also he was of a family in which there were 14 half-brothers and sisters. On September 17, 1891 he was united in marriage to Emma Hamilton, also of Mad River. To this union was added nine children; five sons and four daughters; one daughter Maude, having died in infancy. Mr Evilsizor had been a life long resident of Mad River township and a prosperous and well respected farmer. About 30 years ago he attended a revival meeting in Tremont City held by Evangelist Carroll. In this meeting he received a definite religious experience. Though he never united with any church, he held on to his inner and spiritual experiences. He, with his wife, frequently attended the Bowlusville United Brethren Church and took an interest in its upkeep. For nearly two years the deceased had been in declining health, caused by heart trouble. On last Oct 4 he was stricken with paralysis, on Oct 6 with a second stroke, and on Oct 8 with a third stroke. Since then he had been entirely bedfast. He bore his suffering patiently until the last and on early Sunday morning, April 5, 1936, he passed to the world beyond at the age of 73 yrs 4 months and 17 days. He leaves to mourn his departure; his devoted wife; five sons, Oscar, at home; Robert, living in the home of Amanda Haer, Urbana, RR5. Three daughters, Alice, at home, Mary Grow of Cable, Ohio, and Thelma Seelenbinder of Urbana, and one half-brother, the Rev Isaac EVILSIZOR, of Mechanicsburg; and 13 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews, besides a wide circle of other relatives and friends. Many friends that traveled with me Reached Heaven's Portal long ago; One by one they left me battling With the dark and crafty foe. They are watching at the portal, They are waiting at the door; Waiting only for my coming-- The beloved ones gone before.

LEHMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 24, 1936

Page 9. Albert R. LEHMAN, 84, former Springfield resident, died at 4:30 p.m. at the home of Albert Wibel, living four miles northeast of St. Paris. He had been living in the vicinity of St. Paris since leaving Springfield seven years ago. Mr. LEHMAN was a retired grocery clerk. His death followed an illness of three weeks. He was a member of the First Lutheran church of Springfield. His wife, Rilla, died 23 years ago. The body was removed to the Frank and Barger funeral home in St. Paris, where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. E. Clyde Xander, D. D., pastor of the First Lutheran Church of Springfield, and the Rev. George Dittman, of the St. Paris Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be made in the Beavertown Cemetery.

BOLMAN, BOWERS, BUEHLER, FANNING, PENCE, PHALEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 24, 1936

Page 16. Mrs. Edith PENCE BUEHLER died at 1 a.m. Friday at the City Hospital. She lived at 116 N. Plum st. She has been ill for 11 weeks. She leaves her husband, Ray; one daughter, Mrs. Rubye PHALEN, of this City; one son, Richard, at home; one brother, Burt PENCE, of Alliance, O.; two sisters, Mrs. Bert FANNING, of this city; and Mrs. D. F. BOLMAN, of Dayton. She was born in this city, where she had lived all of her life. She was the daughter of William and Sarah E. PENCE. She was a member of the Loyal Daughters Class of the Central Methodist Episcopal Church. Additional information submitted by: Deborah Laske collislaske@stargate.net. Edith's maiden name usually spelled PENTZ; her first married surname was BOWERS (divorced).

EVILSIZOR, HOLL, PFIEFFER, SHETTER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 2, 1936

SALESMAN DROPS DEAD AT PLANT Julius Holl, 50, of Maiden Lane, died suddenly at 4 A.M. Saturday at the pant of the Springfield Baking Co, where he was employed as a bread salesman. Death was due to heart disease. Mr Holl was born in Springfield= where he had lived most of his life. He leaves his wife, Mrs Amelia (EVILSIZOR,) Holl; three children, Fred J, Catherine and Paul; three brothers, Carl, Phillip and William; and five sisters, Mrs Mary Pfieffer of Washington DC, Mrs Alma Shetter, the Misses Emma, Henrietta and Minnie Holl. The body was taken to Herr and Craver funeral home.

CUDNEY, WARNER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 11, 1936

Page 5. Funeral services for Mrs. Emma WARNER, 84, who died at 2:15 a.m. Sunday at the Rickley Memorial of the Ohio Masonic Home, will be held at the home at 2 p.m. Tuesday, with burial in the home cemetery. The body was taken to the Fox Funeral Home. She had been a resident of the home since March 22, 1930, coming from Bryan, O. Two Sons, R. L. and J. O. CUDNEY of Cleveland, survive.

WELSH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 11, 1936

Page 5. John WELSH, 82, died Sunday at 5 p.m. in the Clark County Home. He was a native of Ireland. It is not known if Mr. WELSH has any near relatives. The body was taken to the O'Brien funeral home.

COCHRAN, KANE, POWELL, RICHARDS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 11, 1936

Page 5. Funeral services for Andrew J. COCHRAN, 42 a former resident of Springfield, who died Saturday afternoon of a heart attack in his home at 141 Buckingham rd., Indianapolis, Ind., will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Jackson funeral home. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery. Mr. COCHRAN, manager in Indianapolis for the Pure Oil Co., had lived in Springfield until about nine years ago. Survivors are his widow, Carrie; two sons, Dale and Eugene, of Indianapolis; three sisters, Mrs. Otis POWELL, Mrs. Lester RICHARDS, and Mrs. Ellen KANE, all of Springfield; and two brothers, Robert, of Springfield; and Charles of Donnelsville. The body will be brought to the Jackson funeral home Tuesday morning.

EVANS, MARTIN, MILLER, WARNER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 14, 1936

Pg. 9. Henry M. EVANS, 63 a resident of Springfield for more than 50 years, died in his home at 1803 ½ W. Main st. at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday after a two-week illness. He had been in failing health for five years. Mr. Evans is survived by his widow,Lena B., one daughter, Mrs. Raymond B. Martin, two sons, Harry M. and Floyd W.; and two grandchildren, Maxine Evans and Jack MARTIN, all of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Etta WARNER, Dayton, and Mrs. Edna MILLER, Mulligan, Mich., and Homer EVANS, Grand Rapids, Mich. Mr. Evans was a retired merchant. He was born in North Lewisburg, Nov. 9, 1872 and came to Springfield a few years alter. The body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home. Submitted by Janie Martin Whitty (whittyfun@juno.com)

GRAM Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 14, 1936

Mrs. William J. Gram, Route 4, Springfield, received word Wednesday of the death of her son, Robert R. Gram, 55, in his home at Santa Ana, Calif., Wednesday morning. Besides his mother, three sisters, Mrs. N. D. Boilon, of Santa Ana; Mrs. Walter Minnick; and Mrs. George Waigand, of Springfield; and three brothers, George, Lewis J., and Burt, all of Springfield, survive. Mr. Gram was born in Springfield, and left here when he was 24 years old to go to California. Burial will be made in Santa Ana.

REEDER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 15, 1936

, pg 28 Death Notices Guy A. REEDER, 58, formerly of Springfield, died Wednesday, May 13, 1936 in the Good Samaritan Hospital of Dayton. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home, of Springfield, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery

CONOVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 15, 1936

 Pg 28. Death Notices Frederick CONOVER, 80, died Wednesday, May 13, 1936, at 12:45 p.m. in his home at 2209 Columbus av. The body was taken to the Jackson funeral home and was returned to the residence Thursday evening. It will be taken again to the funeral home at 11 a.m. Saturday for funeral services at 2 p.m. with burial in Ferncliff cemetery.

GUNDERMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 15, 1936

Death Notices - Herman GUNDERMAN, 83, died at 1 a.m. Thursday, May 14, 1936, at his home, 726 N. Limestone st. The body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.

HERZOG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 15, 1936

Miss Cecelia HERZOG, of 921 Avondale av., died in her home, Thursday, Mary 14, 1936 at 11:05 a.m. The body was taken to the Degenhart funeral home, but will be returned to the residence later where the Ladies Sodality** will hold services at 7:30 p.m.Saturday. **this is the actually spelling that was published. Could be Society (Janie Martin Whitty, submitteremail; whittyfun@juno.com)

SELLMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 15, 1936

Lillie M. SELLMAN, 80, died at 6:25 a.m. Thursday, May 14, 1936, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bertha Chancey, Route 4. The body was taken to the Schaefer Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, with the place of burials to be announced later.

MATHIES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 15, 1936

Jacob H. MATHIES, 72, of 201 1/2 W. Main st., died at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, 1936 at 9:35 p.m., at the City Hospital. The body was taken to the Jackson Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, after which the body will be sent to Columbus for cremation.

MCDERMOTT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 15, 1936

Mrs. Patrick J. MCDERMOTT,76, died at 7 a.m. Thursday, Mary 14, 1936, at her home, 1027 Summer st. The body was taken to the O'Brien Funeral Home, but was returned to the residence Thursday afternoon. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. in the St. Joseph Church. Burial will be made in Calvary Cemetery.

HELMAN, KEATING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 30, 1936

Funeral services for Edward B. KEATING, 23, of 950 Harrison st., who died Saturday at 4 p.m. in the City Hospital of injuries sustained in a collision Saturday of the motorcycle he was riding and an automobile on the Valley Pk., South at the entrance to George Rogers Clark Memorial Park, were held in his residence Tuesday at 1:15 p.m. They were in charge of the Rev. C. E. HELMAN, pastor of the Brethren Church of New Carlisle. Further services were held at 2 p.m. at the Glen Haven Memorial Park, with burial there. Mr. KEATING's widow, Bessie Lucille, 17, sustained a possible skull fracture, a broken nose, and numerous lacerations in the same accident. Her condition in the City Hospital, where she has been a patient since Saturday, was still termed "fair" Tuesday.


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