Rita West TAGUE Miss Rita West TAGUE, 19, formerly of this city, died Wednesday morning at the home of her parents in Arlington, Va., according to word received by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. SMITH, 560 Selma rd. The body will be brought to Springfield for funeral services.
Andrew Clemor TOBIN, 54, of the rear of 820 Kenton st., died in the City Hospital at 6 p.m. Monday after a one-month illness. Mr. TOBIN was born in Jamestown, O., but had been a resident of Springfield for 25 years. He was a member of the East Side Chapel. Survivors include his widow, Goldie: two sons, Thurman and William of Springfield; two brothers, John and Clent TOBIN of Xenia; one sister, Mrs. Versie TIDD, also of Xenia and five grandchildren. The body was removed to the Coffman funeral home where services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in charge of the Rev. F.L. Blevins, pastor of the Church of God. Burial will be made in Enon Cemetery.
Joseph Vernon HOMER, 72, died Monday at 11:45 a.m. in his home at 359 Section st. Death followed a brief illness and was attributed to a heart ailment. A native of Shelby County, Ill., Mr. HOMER had been a resident of Springfield a number of years. He was a member of the First Christian Church. Survivors are his widow, Mary Elizabeth, two daughters, the Misses Grace H. and Loring HOMER, both of Springfield, a son Dolan of Chicago, Ill., and two grandchildren. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home.
Alfred TAYLOR, 75, of 234 Dayton av., died at 10 a.m. Saturday at his home after an illness of one year. He was born in Mad River township, and had lived there most of his life. Surviving him are his widow, Rosanna, and two brothers, Jefferson TAYLOR of Route 1, Springfield, and Birch TAYLOR of Enon. The body was taken to the Boehringer funeral home in Enon, and will be returned to the residence Sunday morning, where friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the residence, and burial will be made in the Enon Cemetery.
Mrs. Anna INGLE , 62, wife of Ora Ingle, died at 7 a.m. Tuesday at her home on Route 1, Springfield, after an illness of several weeks with heart disease. She was a member of the Rocky Point Presbyterian Church. Besides her husband, she leaves four daughters, Mrs. Martha CANTER at home, Ruby of Vianna, Va., Mrs. Gladys MUNCEY of Cape May, N.J.,and Naomi of Brook, Va., and two sons, John of Routel, Springfield, and Harry of Enon. The body was taken to the Boehringer funeral home in Enon. Burial will be in Enon.
Funeral services for David M. TEACH, 76, a founder of the Mad River Mutual Rodded Insurance Association, will be conducted at 2 p. m. Thursday in the Donnels-creek Church of the Brethern by the Rev. N. A. Hockman. Bur-ial will be made in Myers Ceme tery. Friends are asked to omit flowers. Mr. Teach died at 8:30 a. m. Tuesday at his home, Springfield, Route 2. Mr. Teach was a life resident of Clark County. Besides his affilia-tion with the insurance association, Mr. Teach was a farmer. He re-tired from active business about 10 years ago. Mr. Teach was a mem-ber of the German Baptist Church. Survivors are his widow, Amy, six sons; the Rev. Roy B. Teach, Alva R., Edward, Wilbur, Fred and Weldon, a daughter, Mrs. Nellie STUDEBAKER, 23 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Mr. Teach's first wife, Clara, died in 1917. Submitted by Janie Martin Whitty firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Mary STEPHENSON, 70, died Tuesday at 6:30 p. m. in her home at 632 E. Main st. Death followed an extended Illness. A resident of Springfield most of her life, Mrs. Stephenson was a native of Hampton County, W. Va. Survivors are her husband, Charles A., three daughters, Mrs. Mary DURKIN, Mrs. Mabel ANDREWS and Mrs. Nellie HARTLEY (?) (rest of obit cut off)
Mrs. Anna May LEFFEL, 72, widow of the late Charles R. LEFFEL, died at 9:20 a. m. Wednesday at her home, 422 Linwood av., after an eight-week serious illness. She had been in failing health for some time. Mrs. LEFFEL was born in Greene County, O., and had been a resident of Springfield for the last 50 years. She was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church and of the Titus Bible Class and the Women's Union of that church. Surviving her are two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude HIRTZINGER and Mrs. Doris HAUCK of Springfield; a son, Wallace LEFFEL, of the city; three -sisters, Mrs. Alice BURR BLOCHER of Chicago, and Mrs. Isabel WALTHALL and Miss Laura BURR of Springfield, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The body was taken to the Coffman funeral home.
Walter E. BELL, 48, of 243 E. Main st. died at 3:45 p.m. Saturday in the City Hospital, following a two-year illness. A native of Madison County, Mr. BELLhad lived in Springfield for the last 22 years. Survivors are his widow, Lulu; two sons, Walter A. of Nevada, and Robert F. of Columbus, and a sister, Mrs. Harold E. EVANS of Columbus. The body was taken to the Coffman funeral home.
Walter POTTLE , 83-year old retired blacksmith, died at 9 a.m. Sunday in his home at 509 Vine st. after a two-week illness. Mr. POTTLE was born at Enon on May 19, 1855, and had been a life-long resident of Clark County. He had carried on his trade at Enon until his retirement five years ago. He had been a resident of Springfield for the past three years. Survivors, include his widow, Jennie; two daughters, Mrs. Ada HARTMAN of Enon and Mrs. Glenna ROBINSON of Springfield; four grandchildren, Clyde and Lorraine HARTMAN of Enon and Wilma and Walter ROBINSON of Springfield; a brother Edward POTTLE of Enon, and one great grandchild. The body was removed to the Jackson funeral home where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in charge of the Rev. Edward D. Driscoll, pastor of the St. Mark Lutheran Church. Burial will be made in Enon.
Illness Fatal To Augusta E. MOODY. Life Resident Of Springfield Dies At Age 47. Mrs. Augusta E. MOODY, 47, wife of George T. MOODY, died at 12:43 a.m. Thursday at her home on the Columbus Road, Route 6. She had been ill since Tuesday. Mrs. MOODY was born in Springfield and had lived here all her life. She was active in both church and lodge circles, being noble grand of Star of the East Rebekah Lodge, No. 399. She was also affiliated with Home City Chapter, Order of Easter Star, and Home City Council, No. 27, Daughters of America. For 22 years Mrs. MOODY was a member and ardent worker in the Columbus Avenue United Brethren Church and Sunday School. Surviving besides her husband are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank LINDEMANN, of Route 6; four brother, Henry LINDEMANN of Fort Wayne, Inc., and William, Frank H. and Carl LINDEMANN of Springfield, and two sisters, Mrs. Arthur CRABTREE and Mrs. Dewey ALLEN of this city. The body was taken to the Jackson funeral home and will be returned to the residence Thursday evening. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Columbus Avenue United Brethren Church and burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery. Members of the Star of the East Lodge will meet at 7 p.m. Friday at the lodge hall from where they will go in a body to the MOODY home to conduct services.
Mrs. Mayme A. DAY, 54, practical nurse, died at 4 p.m. Wednesday in her home at 564 East Main Street after a brief illness. Mrs. DAY had lived in Springfield all her life. She was a member of the St. Bernard's Church, the Ladies Sodality of the church, the women's auxiliary of Champion Aerie No. 397, F. O. E., and the Catholic Ladies of Columbia. Survivors include a daughter, Angela, of Springfield; five sisters, Mrs. Kate DEGENHART of Cincinnati, Mrs. Margaret GROEBER and Mrs. Elizabeth DAY of Springfield, Mrs. Edward STRAUSS of Chicago, and Mrs. FRED ROTHE of New Brighton, Pa., and three brothers, John Jake and George Schaefer, all of Springfield. Funeral arrangements are in charge of George J. Degenhart. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the St. Bernard Church with burial in St. Bernard Cemetery. The Ladies Sodality of the St. Bernard Church will hold services at 8 p.m. Friday.
Page 2. Fred H STEWART, 68, died in his residence, 204 S Shaffer st at 4:50 pm Saturday. He had been ill three years. Born in Lawrence County, Mr STEWART had been a resident of this city for three years. He was a member of the Palestine Baptist Church, at Sherritts, in Lawrence County. He is survived by his wife, Mrs Minnie STEWART; two daughters, Mrs Winifred LLOYD and Mrs Bessie WOOLUM; two sons, Cecil and Benzil [Denzil], all of Springfield; three brothers, George of Akron; Frank of Ironton, and Floyd, of Pedro; one sister, Mrs Emma PYLES, of Cleveland, and five grandchildren. The body was removed to the Coffman funeral parlors and will be returned to the residence at 7 pm Sunday. Services will be held at 2 pm Wednesday in the Palestine Baptist Church, with burial in Palestine Cemetery at Sherritts. The funeral cortege will leave the residence at 8 am Wednesday.
Page 2. Funeral services for William ADAMS, 80, of Snyderville, who died in his home at 2:30 pm Sunday in the Fairview Church near Bainbridge, O. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Formerly of Hillsboro, O and a Snyderville resident for the past year, Mr ADAMS died following a six-month illness. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home in Springfield, where it will remain until Sunday morning. Mr ADAMS is survived by his widow, Nancy,; six sons, Henry, Thomas, Vernon, Ross, Clarence and Lee, all of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs Josephine LITTLETON and Mrs Bertha ANDERSON, also of this city; a brother, H C ADAMS of Pike County; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Page 2. Mrs Helen PHILLIPS, 46, of 1 Fromm st, Dayton, died at 11:15 am Saturday at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. She was born and reared in Springfield, but had lived in Dayton for the past 25 years. Surviving are her husband, Carl, one son, Roger and a sister, Harriet FITZPATRICK, of Dayton. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Tuesday from the Bethel Baptist Church in Dayton, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. The body is at the Patterson funeral home and will be taken to the Dayton residence Monday after noon. The body may be viewed at the residence from 6 pm Monday until time of the funeral.
Page 2. Mrs Mattie ROBERTS, 52, of 129 Bellaire av, died at 10:40 pm Saturday at her home. She had been ill for two weeks. The body was removed to the Coffman funeral home. She was born in Champaign County on Jan 25, 1888, and was the daughter of John and Emma STIMBLE. She had resided in Springfield for the past 22 years. She was a member of the Story-Hypes Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, [rest of obituary is missing]
Earl E. CAST, 57, Called By Death. Tool Maker for Metallic Casket Co. Succumbs. Earl E. CAST, 57, for 10 years a tool maker employed by the Springfield Metallic Casket Co., died at 5 a.m. Thursday at his home, 107 N. Greenmount av. Mr. Cast was born and reared in Springfield, where he had lived all his life. At the time of his death he was president of the S.W.O.C. Local 1713. He was a member of the St. Raphael Church and of the Holy Name Society. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Clara CAST; three sons, Edward, Robert and John, and three daughters, Mrs. George HEIL and the Misses Margaret and Anne CAST, all of Springfield, his father, George CAST of Chillicothe; and two sisters, Mrs. Darl MILLER of Marion, Ind., and Mrs. Susanne TITUS of Chillicothe. The body was taken to the O'Brien Funeral Home and will be returned to the residence Thursday afternoon. Funeral services will be held at the St. Raphael Church at 9 a.m. Saturday, with burial in the St. Bernard cemetery.
Page .2. Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth MARTIN, 83, died at 10 p.m. Saturday in her home, 30 E. College av. She had been ill for six weeks. She was born in Mt. Washington and had resided in Springfield for the past 50 years. She was a member of the Covenant Presbyterian Church. Survivors include her husband, A. L. MARTIN; a sister, Mrs. Ida CUSHARD; a nephew, Harry G. PHILLIPS, and a niece, Mrs. Helen BROOKS, all of Springfield. The body was removed to the Littleton Funeral Home where services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday with burial in Mt. Washington.
Patrick J. KEARNS, 79, died at 8:20 p.m. Thursday in his residence at 733 E. Pleasant st. after a four month illness. Mr. KEARNS was a native of Ireland but had lived in Springfield for a number of years. He leaves his widow, Anna; a son, John, of the United States Navy at Honolulu, P, L.; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Christy KEARNS, and a sister, Mrs. Katherine LEARY, both of this city. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church. The body was removed to the O'Brien funeral home and will be returned to the residence Sunday morning. Services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday in the St. Joseph's Church, with burial in Calvary Cemetery.
Thomas RISER, 68, was found dead in bed in his home, 1240 W. Perrin av., Sunday at 7:55 a.m. Police reported that an attendant of Mr. RISER's stated he had been ill for several days. The body was removed to the Ewing funeral home.
Mrs. Emma E. RUMPF, 68, died Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in her home at 1780 Woodward av. She had been ill for the last 10 days. Born in Zaleski, O., Mrs. RUMPF had been a resident of Springfield for the last 48 years. Her husband, Edward J.; two sisters, Mrs. William READER of Swissvale, Pa., and Mrs. James BRATZ of Columbus, and one brother, George STOCKLIN of Columbus survive. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in charge of the Rev. Dr. C. A. SUNDBERG. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Mrs. Forence WELLMANN, 67, of 751 Elm st., died at 12:30 a. m. Monday at the City Hospital, following a two-day illness. She was born in Ross County, O., but had lived in Springfield practically all of her life. Mrs. WELLMANN leaves one son, Maurice, of this city; one sister, Mrs. Lawrence TOBIN, of Middletown, O., and one grandson, Thomas WELLMANN, of Cuyahoga Falls, N. Y. She was a member of the St. Raphael Church, where services will be held at 9 a. m.Wednesday, with burial in Ferncliff cemetery. The body is at the O'Brien Funeral Home, where it will remain until time of services.
John TROUTMAN, 73, died Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in the Ohio Masonic Home. Mr. TROUTMAN was admitted to the institution on March 21, 1931, from Emery Lodge No 258, Free and Accepted Masons, of Loveland, O. The body was removed to the Coffman funeral home.
William H. CLICK, 74, died at 11:40 p.m. Sunday at his home, 516 Spring st., following a two week illness. He was a retired city fireman, having retired from the service 12 years ago. Mr. CLICKwas born in Springfield, where he had lived all of his life. He was a member of the Second Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary CLICK; one step-son Harry ZIGLER of this city; a step-daughter, Mrs. Marian PETITT of San Bruno, Calif.; one sister Mrs. Ida EVANS of Jackson, Mich., and a brother, Frank CLICKof Springfield. The body is at the Herr and Fox Funeral Home for services at 2 p.m. Wednesday, with burial in Enon.
Tracy N. COLLINS, 53, a native and lifelong resident of New Carlisle, died Sunday at 3:30 a.m., in the City Hospital. Death was due to a cerebral hemorrhage. He was the son of George and Lula COLLINS. One brother and two sisters survive. They are Charles of Springfield, Mrs. Georgia LEWIS of Tipp City, and Mrs. Ada BELL of Steubenville, O. The body was removed to the Doom Brothers funeral home in New Carlisle, where private funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be made in the New Carlisle Cemetery.
Arrangements are being completed for the funeral services of Stephen DINKEL,57, proprietor of The Home Welding Co., who died at 6 p.m. Sunday at his home, 702 Cecil st. He had been ill for three weeks. The body is at the Coffman Funeral Home for services 2:30 p. m. Wednesday, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. A life resident of Springfield, Mr. DINKEL was born on Jan. 22, 1881, the son of John and Catherine SCHAFER DINKEL. Mr. DINKEL was a member of Clark Lodge no. 101, Free and Accepted Masons; Springfield Chapter 48, R. A. M.;Springfield Council No. 17, R. and S. M.; Palestine Commandery No. 33, KnightsTemplar; Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Dayton; Antioch Shrine of Dayton; Mannito White Shrine of Jerusalem No. 27, and Home City Chapter No.258, Order of Eastern Star. He also was affiliated with Ingomar Lodge No.610, Knights of Pythias; Champion aerie No. 397, Fraternal Order of Eagles,and St. John Evangelical Church. Survivors are his widow, Luretta M., two sisters, Mrs. Charles KITTMAN and Mrs. Dow LANDES, and a foster son, Woodrow WEST, all of Springfield.
Clifford E. DRAKE, 46, of 16 and one- half E. Southern av. was found dead in his bed Sunday morning, having died some time during the night, according to Coroner Austin RICHARDS. Born in Chillicothe, O., Mr. DRAKE had lived in Springfield for the last 30 years. He was a machinist by trade. His widow, Hazel; two daughters, Wanda, at home, and Mrs. Annita VEST of Springfield; his father, Dennis DRAKE of Columbus, and one grandson survive. The body was removed to the Littleton Funeral Home and was to be returned to the residence Monday afternoon, where funeral services will be held at3 p.m. Tuesday in charge of the Rev. Dr. C. A. SUNBERG. Burial will be made in Glen Haven Memorial Park.
Mrs. Iona FAY, 30, of the Troy pk. Springfield Route 2, died at 3 p. m. Sunday in the Clark County Sanatorium after ann illness of three and one-half years.She had been a patient oin the institition since last March. Mrs. FAY had been a resident of Clark County for 10 years. She was a member of the First Congregational Christian Church. Survivors include her husband,Cyril; a stepson, Jack J. FAY of Springfield; her mother, Mrs. Tunis GAMBLE of Springfield; a brother, Walter C. GAMBLE of Warren, O., and four sisters, Mrs. Catherine FOX of Marysville, Mrs. George F. MILLS of Chicago, and Mrs.Thomas BEERY and Mrs. Richard COSGRAVE of Springfield. The body was removed to the Herr and Fox funeral home.
Mrs. Mary HARRIS, a resident of Springfield for the last 50 years, died Sunday at 8:30 a.m. in her home at 125 W. Cecil st. She had been ill for the last three years and critically ill for the last three weeks. Born in Strommes, Orkney Islands, Scotland, Mrs. HARRIS came to the United States while a young woman. She was a charter member of the Northminister Presbyterian Church. Two sons, John S. and William J.; a daughter, Clara, and five grandchildren, all of Springfield survive. The body was removed to the Jackson funeral home, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in charge of the Rev. Dwight R. GUTHRIE, D. D. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Squire Andrew MORRIS, 83, died Sunday at 10:15 p. m., in the home of a son, Emery of 26 Snyder st. Death followed an illness of three weeks. A native of Tremont City, Mr. MORRIS had been a local resident 38 years. Survivors are four sons, Emery, Wilbur, also of Springfield, Charles of Richmond, Ind., and Marley of Walla Walla, Wash., six daughters, Mrs. Verdie WISDOM of Wenatchee, Wash., Mrs. Rose DAVIS of West Charleston, O., Mrs. Maude BOOHER of Newark, O., Mrs. Ruth WALLACE of Dayton, and Mrs. Iva MAUL and Mrs.Martha FILSON, both of Springfield, a brother, Granville, and a sister, Mrs. Ida BAYLOR, both alos of Springfield. The body was removed to the Coffman funeral home.
ILLNESS IS FATAL TO LOCAL WOMAN. Miss Catherine BRENNAN Succumbs At Age of 72. Miss Catherine BRENNAN, 72, died at 6:15 a.m. Thursday at the Loy Nursing Home, 726 N. Limestone Street. She had been ill for several months. She was born in Hamilton, Ohio, and had spent most of her life in Springfield. She was a member of the St. Raphael Church. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Anna TEHAN of this city, and several nieces and nephews of Springfield. The body will remain at the O'Brien Funeral Home until time of services at 9 a.m. Saturday at the St. Raphael Church, with Burial in Richmond, Indiana.
William HALLAN, 48, of Route 1, Durbin, Ohio, died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday at the City Hospital, where he was taken Saturday. He was born in Ohio, and leaves a brother, James HALLAN of Springfield, and a sister, Mrs. R. L. BROWN. The body was taken to the O'Brien Funeral Home.
Andrew POWELL, 88, died at 11:03 p.m. Wednesday at his home, 1016 Wayne Avenue, after he had suffered a stroke of paralysis. Mr. Powell, who had been a resident here for the last 21 years, leaves five sons, Andrew, William and Jefferson of Springfield, and Walter and George of Cleveland, and two daughters, Mrs. Hattie GILSBY of Cincinnati and Mrs. Francis SIMMS of this city. The body was taken to the Patterson Funeral Home.
Mrs. Gertrude WINTROW, 44, a native of Enon and a former resident of Springfield, died at 2:50 p.m. Sunday in her home at Dayton, Route 9, after several years of ill health. Mrs. WINTROW leaves her husband, Albert C.; a daughter Mrs. Mary MILLER of Dayton, also a former Springfield resident; a son, Albert Eugene, of Springboro, O.; two brothers, George WHITE of Springfield and James WHITE, and two sisters, Mrs. Annie POLING and Mrs. Ellie KNIGHT, both of Springfield. Funeral services and burial will be held in Dayton.
Louella CRYDER , five-week-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allan CRYDER of 1826 Morgan st., died at 6:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 1938, at the City Hospital. Body to Littleton funeral home and then to residence of grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John CRYDER of 717 Cypress st. Funeral Sunday 2 p.m. in Church of the Brethren. Burial Glen Haven Memorial Park.
Page 20. William R. WHITTEN, 63, died of heart disease at 7:45 a.m. Friday at his home, 25 S. Lowry av. following a year's illness. He was born in Madison County, O., the son of James and Ny (damaged on film) WHITTEN. He had lived in Springfield for the past 10 years and
was an interior decorator by trade.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Leona WHITTEN and one son, Max, both of
Springfield; one half brother, James BURTON, of Jamestown, O; three half
sisters, Mrs. George PALMER of this city; Mrs. Delia LINSON of Plumwood,
O., and Mrs. Jane PETERS of Urbana, and one granddaughter, Barbara Sue
WHITTEN of this city.
The body is at the Coffman Funeral home.
Page 20. Funeral services will be held monday at 1 p.m. in the residence of 605 S. Belmont av., for Edgar LORTON, 56. Rites will be conducted by the Rev. C. A. Sundberg, D.D., pastor of the Second Lutheran Church. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery. Mr. LORTON died Thursday morning in his home. He was born hear Eagle City, O. Survivors include his widow, Nettie J., two sons, Charles A. and H. E. LORTON, and a brother J. W. LORTON; all of Springfield, a sister Mrs. Blanche MCCLELLAN of Daytona and five grandchildren.
Page 20. Nathan TROTTER, 79, a retired farmer, who lived with his nephew, Charles IDAPENCE, at 1207 Farlow st., died at 1:50 a.m. Friday at the City Hospital. He was born in Clark County and had lived in this vicinity all of his life. The body is at the Jackson Funeral Home.
Page 20. Mrs. Christine HARTMAN, 84, mother of Joseph M. HARTMAN, an employee in the city engineer's department died at 6:50 a.m. Friday at her home in Logan, O., according to word received in Springfield. Other surviving relatives living in Springfield are a son, Charles F. HARTMAN, and a sister, Mrs. Mary RAPP, in addition to several nieces and nephews. Two other sons and four daughters also survive. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Logan with burial in Oak Grove cemetery there.
Page 20. Mrs. C. E. GARDNER. Funeral services for Mrs. Anna S. GARDNER, 88, of Kitchener, Ontario, formerly of Springfield, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the First Lutheran Church here. The Rev. Lawrence T. Rugh, pastor of the church, will officiate and burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the Littleton Funeral Home 7 to 9 Tuesday. (rest of obit cut off)
Page 2. George W. YEAZELL, 87, died Friday at 5:30 p.m., in his home at 352 E. High st. Death followed a brief illness and was attributed to a heart ailment. Born in Clark County, new New Moorefield, July 4, 1851, Mr. YEAZELL had lived in the county and Springfield his entire life. He was a retired farmer. Survivors are a son, Walter L. of Springfield, Route 1, five daughters, Mrs. Alice GREGORY and Mrs. Nellie STEWART, both of New Carlisle, Mrs. Mabel PEARSON of Springfield, Mrs. Mary ROAHEN of Peoria, O., and Miss Laura YEAZELL of Springfield, 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. The body was removed to the Jackson funeral home.
Mrs. Katherine RICKETTS 85, died Saturday at 4 p.m., at the home of her granddaughter and husband Mr and Mrs. Harold ARNOLD, near Terre Haute, from infirmities incident to her age. Born in Mad River township she had made her home with her granddaughter for the past year Her husband William RICKETTS of Springfield died in 1928. Surviving are four children, William RICKETTS of Springfield, Charles of West Liberty, and E. A. RICKETTS of Hanford, California, sons and a daughter Mrs Jake HOFFMAN of Springfield...Twenty seven grandchildren, and thirty-five great grandchildren. The body was removed to Troyer-Lynn Funeral Home in West Liberty where it will remain and burial services will be held Tuesday at 2 pm, conducted by Rev Robert Wearly pastor of the Christian Church. Interment will be made in the West Liberty Cemetery.
Folger W. SHANK, 70, Succumbs Following Illness Of Two Years. Services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Boehringer funeral home, Enon, for Folger W. SHANK, a retired farmer of the Fairfield pk., Springfield, Route 4. Burial will be made in Enon Cemetery. Mr. SHANK, a native of Mad River township, died Sunday at 8:30 p.m. in the home of a son, Walter, of the Fairfield pk., Springfield, Route 4. He was 70. Death followed an illness of two years. Survivors are three sons, Walter, John, also of Springfield, Route 4, and Harry of Springfield, Route 1, a nephew and two nieces.
Pg5 Illness Fatal to Mary Ballentine-Native of Champaign County Succumbs at age 63 Mrs Mary Welcie Ballentine, 63, of Springfield, Route 2, died Tuesday at 6:30 P.M. in her home. Death followed an extended illness. A native of Champaign County, Mrs Ballentine had lived her entire life in Champaign and Clark Counties. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Urbana, Ohio. Survivors include her husband, T H Ballentine, three daughters, Mrs Audra Evans of Middletown, Ohio and the Misses Zelma and Mary Lavone Ballentine, at home, four brothers, Charles EVILSIZOR, of Thackery, Weldon of Napoleon, Ohio, Samuel of Thackery, and Worley of Piqua; four sisters, Mrs Ida Baumgardner of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Mrs Charles Hoberty of West Chester, PA; Mrs J S Mattison of Richwood, Ohio, and Mrs Lewis Redman of Urbana, and four grandchildren, Thomas, Franklyn, Marilyn and Barbara Evans. The body was removed to the Woods Funeral Home.
Miss Anna WEBB, 74, died at 10 p.m. Friday at her home, 624 Olive st. She was born in England and had lived in Springfield for 50 years. She had been employed by the Crowell Publishing Co. She leaves one brother, Thomas WEBB, of Cleveland; a niece, Mrs. Alpha LOVE, of Cleveland, and a nephew, Walter WEBB of Ft. Wayne, Ind. The body was taken to the Herr and Fox Funeral Home for funeral services Monday with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Mrs. Ethel MCDONALD, 48, of 640 E. Rose st., died at 3:05 p.m. Saturday in her home, following a two-year illness. A resident of Springfield all her life, she was the daughter of Mr.and Mrs. William BELL. She was a member of the Third Lutheran Church She is survived by her husband, Fred; a brother, Charles BELL of San Antonio, Tex., and a sister, Mrs. Francis WINKEY, of Kerrville, Tex. The body was removed to the Richards Funeral home
News of the death of Mrs. Emma HOUCK SINGLY, wife of the later Rev. William H. SINGLY, formerly of Wittenberg College and the last surviving member of the late William L. HOUCK family of Springfield, Friday, at her home in Columbus, has been received by friends here. She is survived by the daughters, Mrs. Wyatt MILLIKAN and Florence SINGLY, both of Columbus. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery here at 3:30 p.m. Monday.
Page 3. Mrs. Bessie Lee LOE, 55, died at 11:55 p. m. Saturday in her home, 455 N. Yellow Springs st., following a lengthy illness. She was born Aug. 6, 1883, in Madison County and had resided in this city for the last 11 years. Surviving are her husband, George H. LOE; two daughters, Mrs. Emily EGGLESTON of Urbana and Mrs. Virginia RUST of Lawrenceville; one son, Eugene LOE of Springfield; four brothers, Wilbur and Clyde BARNHART of Columbus, O., Walter BARNHART of Steubenville, and Cecil BARNHART of Boston, Mass., and one grandson, Kent EGGLESTON of Urbana. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where funeral services will be held at 2:30 p. m. Tuesday. Burial will be made in Glen Haven Memorial Park.
Funeral services for Mrs. Irene Grace BOWERS, 72, wife of B. E. BOWERS of three miles north of New Carlisle, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the McKendree Church. Burial was made in the New Carlisle Cemetery. Mrs. Bowers died at 9:15 p.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton after several years of failing health. The body was taken to the Trostle Funeral Home here and was removed to the residence Tuesday night. Mrs. Bowers was born and reared in Dayton for 21 years, moving back here six years ago. Besides her husband she leaves a son, Roger; a daughter, Mary Ellen, both at home, and two sisters, Mrs. John NEFF of near Medway and Mrs. Oran SMITH of North Hampton.