Samuel SHEETS, 94, Civil War veteran and an "old time fiddler" who played for his comrades during the war and later for countless weddings and dances during the 75 years he resided in the Enon community, died at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Born in Burke County, Pennsylvania, he spent most of his life in and near Enon. He was a farmer by occupation, and his "fiddle," as he termed his violin, was his one great hobby--one that brought him prominence throughout Clark and nearby counties. During the Civil War he served in the First Ohio Artillery Regiment and his first engagement was at Knoxville, Tenn. In later years he recalled playing his violin to cheer the soldiers of his regiment. The same violin had been in his possession for about 75 years. After retiring from his farm near Enon, he lived in the village a number of years and two years ago went to Dayton make his home with a son, Henry I. SHEETS. Mr. SHEETS was a brother of David SHEETS, also a Civil War veteran, who died in his home at Beattytown some time ago. Besides the son living in Dayton, three daughters, Mrs. Eva SHEETS of Rossburg, O.; Mrs. Charles SHELLABARAGER of Osborn, Route 1, and Mrs. Victor HANES of Enon; 12 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren survive. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:15 p.m. Saturday in the son's residence in Dayton, 47 Lorenz av., and at 2:30 p.m. in the Enon Christian Church. Burial will be made in Enon Cemetery.
Pg 6 Edward Harrison RICE, 80, died at 11:10 p.m. at the home of his grandson, Wesley POLAND, 643 Selma rd. Mr. RICE, who was retired, had been ill for two years. He is survived by a sister, Miss Myra RICE, of this city, and seven grandchildren. Mr. RICE was born in Clark County, the son of Harrison and Amelia RICE, pioneer residents. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home.
Lewis L. MILLER, 45, former mayor of Springfield and a practicing attorney, who was prominent as a leader in Republican circles of Springfield and Clark County, died of a heart ailment at 1:25 a.m. Friday at the City Hospital. He lived on the Home rd., west, in a home near the Springfield Country Club, which he had recently purchased. Mr. MILLER had been a patient at the hospital since March 11. He died from a heart ailment. He had been in failing health for the last few months and so serious did his condition become on last Saturday that he was taken to the hospital for rest and observation. Mr. MILLER had held many responsible positions with the Republican party, and for two years he held the chairmanship of the Clark County Republican Central and Executive committees. Having been elected to the City Commission in 1929. Mr. MILLER took his office with that body in January, 1930 and in 1932, he became president of the City Commission and ex-officio mayor. During his presidency of the City Commission, Mr. MILLER was instrumental in bringing Ralph E. Gavin to Springfield as city manager. Mr. MILLER stepped into the limelight of the Republican National convention in 1936 when he was selected as Springfield's delegate to that convention in Cleveland. He was elected chairman of the permanent organization committee, considered a most important post. The Cleveland convention saw the nomination of Alfred G. Landon for the Presidency of the United States. Associated with Mr. Miller in the practice of law, with offices in the First National Bank and Trust Building, was Otho L. MCKINNEY. These attorneys had been in business together about six years. Previous to that time, Mr. MILLER had a law office of his own. He was born near Mechanicsburg, and had lived in Springfield for 39 years. He was a graduate of the Springfield High School and Attended the grade schools of the city. He was also a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College. Studying law in Cleveland, Mr. MILLER worked his way through college, driving a motor truck by day and studying at night. While attending school in Springfield, he secured his first job, that of driving a grocery wagon, for his father, the late Samuel MILLER. At an early age, Mr. MILLER was judge of the Springfield Police Court, before it became the Municipal Court. His service in that capacity was in 1924 and 1925. Mr. MILLER possessed keen executive and organizing ability. He was appointed as receiver for the Commercial Savings Bank, former located at Limestone and High sts. He was a member of the Fifth Lutheran Church; the St. Andrew's lodge No 619, Free and Accepted Masons; the Springfield Chapter and Springfield Council of Palestine Commandery, No. 33, Knights Templar; Springfield Lodge, Benevolent Order of Elks, and the Knights of Pythias. He was also a member of the Ohio Bar Association. E leaves his wife, Mrs. Maude M. MILLER; three children, Louise, Carolyn and Robert; his mother Mrs. Charlotte MILLER, and a brother, Russell, all of Springfield. The body was taken to the Jackson Funeral Home for Services at 2:30 p.m. Monday in charge of the Rev. Dr. C. Webster Spayde, former pastor of the Fifth Lutheran Church, and the Rev. John M. Recher, present pastor of that church. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.
After an illness of several weeks, George Martin BAYERS, formerly owner for 30 years of the old Bayers Transfer Co., first at Locust and High streets and later at Naghten and High streets, died at his home, 19041/2 South High street, Tuesday, at the age of 84 years. Funeral services will be held in St. Ladislaus church probably at 9 a.m. Friday and interment will be in Calvary cemetery. The body will lie at the Egan-Ryan funeral home until time of services. Mr. BAYERS is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary BAYERS; two daughters Mrs. Mary MELLON and Miss Margaret M. BAYERS, and three sons, Robert, Henry and William BAYERS. Mr. BAYERS was a member of the Modern Woodmen of the World.
Funeral services for Frank HUBBERT , 81, of 361 S. Greenmount Av., will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at the St. Joseph Church, with burial in Calvary Cemetery. He died Monday in a nursing home at 819 N. Fountain Av.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:30 p. m. in the Congregational - Christian Church of South Vienna for George E. FROCK, 74, a retired farmer of South Vienna. Burial will be made in South Vienna cemetery. Mr. FROCK died Friday at 9: a. m. in his home. A native of Clark County, Mr. FROCK had lived in this vicinity his entire life. He was a member of the congregational-Christian church of south Vienna. Survivors are his widow, Imo, a daughter, Mrs. Gail RUNYAN of South Vienna. The body was removed to the Sprague funeral home of South Charleston and will be returned to the residence Saturday noon. Additional Information by Submitter Lynn FROCK: Mrs. Gail RUNYAN is Christine Jane (Frock) RUNYAN. Penciled date on the obit is March 24, 1939. Lynn Frock, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charles HAMMOND , 79, of Enon, died at 11:40 p.m. in the Hewitt Nursing Home, 819 N. Fountain av., following a short illness. HAMMOND was a lifelong resident of Enon. He was a member of the Masonic lodge at Yellow Springs, and the Knights of Pythias lodge of Enon. One brother, John, of Des Moines, Ia., survives. The body was taken to the Boehringer Funeral Home in Enon, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be made in the Enon Cemetery.
Arthur O. KNIGHT, 50, died at 4:20 a.m. Saturday at his home, 529 E. Southern av. He was an employee of The International Harvester Co. Mr. KNIGHT was born in Enon, O., and had lived in Clark County practically all his life. He attended the First Baptist Church. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Ruth KNIGHT; three sons, Joseph, Paul and James; one daughter, Rachel; his mother, Mrs. Ella KNIGHT; three brothers, Russell, Harry and William, all of Springfield; four sisters, Mrs. Jennie STONEBRUNNER, Mrs. Edna DOWNS, Mrs. Nellie STABLER and Mrs. Mildred THACKER, all of Springfield; and one grandson, Kenneth PAUL. The body was taken to the Richards Funeral Home and will be returned to the residence Sunday afternoon.
William O. RUST, 70, died at 10:45 p.m. Saturday at his residence, 1906 W. Jefferson st., after an illness of four days. Born near Dialton in Pike Township, he was a resident of Clark County all his life. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. David RUST, of near Dialton. Mr. RUST was a retired carpenter and a member of the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church. He is survived by two sons, Harold E., and Roger, both of this city; a daughter, Mrs. Ethyl MCCLINTOCK, of Springfield, 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; a sister, Mrs. Mary LUTZ of North Hampton; six step-brothers, Walter, Alva, Home, Otis and Charles RUST, all of this city, and Leroy of Fairfield, and four step-sisters, Miss Elizabeth RUST and Mrs. Bertha GROFF, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Bessie COHAN, of Dayton, and Mrs. Laura WINGERT, of Miami, Fla. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home.
Samuel ALTSCHUL, 76, of 519 E. Cassilly st., died at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 7, 1939, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Body to Jackson funeral home Monday morning for services there at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial Ferncliff Cemetery.
Charles R. FAULHABER, 60, of 2800 E. High st., died in his home Sunday, April9, 1939. Body to Littleton funeral home for services at 1 p.m. Tuesday, with burial at Payne, O. Palestine Commandery No. 33, Knights Templar, will hold services in the funeral home at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Mrs. Gertrude L. HULSIZER, 64, died Sunday, April 9, 1939, in her residence, 1733 W. High st. Body to Jackson funeral home and to residence Tuesday afternoon for services Wednesday at 2 p.m. Burial Ferncliff Cemetery, William H. Bradbury Auxillary, No. 37, United Spanish War Veterans, will hold services at residence at 8 p.m.Tuesday.
George W. PAYNE, 74, died Saturday, April 8, 1939, at the residence of his brother, John A. PAYNE, on Springfield, Route 3, Home rd. Body to Jackson funeral home and to residence Monday afternoon for services Tuesday 2 p.m. Burial Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.
Mrs. Martha HUBBARD , 78, died at 11 a.m. Thursday at the home of her niece, Mrs. W. C. HEWITT, 819 N. Fountaine av. Besides Mrs. HEWITT, she leaves one daughter, Mrs. Ella RHYN of this city; two sons, Henry ANTHONY, of Springfield, and Thomas ANTHONY, of London; three stepsons, Frank, Henry and James HUBBARD , all of Springfield; one step-daughter, Mrs. Rose NANGLE of this city, and several grandchildren. The body was taken to the O'Brien Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ella Nora CLOSEY, 81, died Thursday at 8:45 p.m. in her home at 701 W. Columbia St., following an illness of six weeks. Born in New York City on Dec. 13 1857, Mrs. CLOSEY was the widow of William CLOSEY, who died in Springfield in 1932. She had been a resident of this city for the last 30 years and was a member of the St. Mary's Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Sadie YETTER of Springfield; one son Martin, of Detroit; one brother, John MAHONEY, of Dayton; six grandchildren and one great grandchild. The body was removed to the Richards funeral home where it will remain until time of funeral at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Church, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Pg 3. J. E. (Jack) KISSELL, 54, a native of this city, died Monday of pneumonia in the Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine, according to dispatches from that city. Mr. KISSELL was division engineer of the Ohio division of the New York Central System, with headquarters in Bellefountaine. He had previously worked in offices of the railroad in Mt Carmel, Ill., and Galion, O., and had been enployed in the railroad's engineering department since graduating from Ohio State University in 1907. Surviving are his wife, and a daughter, Mrs. William ROYER of Jackson Heights, N.Y. The funeral services and burial will be held Wednesday in Bellefontaine.
Page 3. Funeral services for Mrs. Anna WINKLER BERRY, 62, who died at 6:40 a.m. Sunday at her home, Sugar Grove Hill, Route 1, following a three-day illness, will be held at the Church of Godon Maiden Lane at 2 p.m. Tuesday, with burial in the Enon Cemetery. The body was taken to the Jackson Funeral Home, and returned to the residence on Monday morning. She was born in Clark County on May 10, 1876, and resided in the vicinity of Springfield throughout her life. Mrs. Berry, for the last 11 years employed in the Mailing Department of The Crowell Publishing Co., was a member of the Church of God on Maiden Lane and of the Loyal Sisters Class of that church. ; Surviving are four sons, James Edward, Luther T., Irvin J. and William H. BERRY; three daughters, Mrs. Lucy WICHAEL, Mrs. Edna GARRISON and Mrs. Margaret BELL; one brother, Phillip WINKLER, and one sister, Mrs. John W WENDT, all of Springfield, and 14 grandchildren.
Pg 2 Mrs. Sarah KISSELL, 83, died Friday at 9:15 p.m. in her home at 1019 S. Fountain Ave. Death followed an extended illness. Born in Springfield on Feb. 18, 1856, Mrs KISSELL lived in this city until she and her husband moved to Philadelphia, Pa., in 1895. They lived in that city until 1930, when they returned to Springfield. Mrs KISSELL was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and later affiliated with a Presbyterian church in Philadelphia. Survivors are her husband, Frank A., and several nieces and nephews. The body was removed to the Richards Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Monday at 3p.m. in charge of the Rev. Dr. Ross Miller, pastor of the Covenant Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Additional Information by Submitter: Maiden name BLAKENEY
Conrad VOLLMER Dies At Age 54. Illness Proves Fatal To Restaurant Proprietor. Conrad J. VOLLMER, operator of a restaurant at 1218 West Main Street for the past 35 years, died Friday at 8:30 p.m. in his home at 405 North Bell Avenue. He was 54. Death followed an illness of three months. A life resident of Springfield, Mr. Vollmer was a member of St. Mary Church and of the Holy Name Society. Survivors are his widow, Anna, three sons, John, Robert and Harry, three daughters, the Misses Martha, Irene and Angela VOLLMER, a brother, John, and one grandchild, all of Springfield. Funeral services will be held Monday at 9 a.m. in St. Mary Church. Burial will be made in St. Bernard Cemetery. The body was removed to the O'Brien funeral home and will be returned to the residence Saturday afternoon.
Verden BRUNEY, 50, of Enon, died at 1:05 am. Tuesday in the White Cross Hospital at Columbus following a two-month illness. He was born in Ross County, and had lived in Clark County practically all of his life. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Edith BRUNEY; four daughters, Mrs. Marie ROBBINS of Dayton, and the Misses Erma, Grace and Doris BRUNEY, all of Enon; two sons, Richard and Donald; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel SIEBERT and Mrs. Mattie EATON of Springfield and a brother, Herman BRUNEY of Fairfield. The body was taken to the Richards Funeral Home.
Page 6. John WOOLUM, 28, of 707 1/2 W Columbia st, died at 5:30 am Tuesday at the City Hospital, where he had been a patient since May 12. He was born in Ohio, and was a clerk employed by Lloyd's Market. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Bessie WOOLUM. The body was taken to the Phillips Funeral Home in Waterloo, O.
Mrs. Mary HASTINGS, 84, died in her home in Enon at 6:30 a.m. Thursday following an illness of three years. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Boehringer funeral home in Enon, with burial in Enon Cemetery.
Chester Keeton fatally injured in traffic accident. Chester Keeton, 34, of 427 E. Liberty St., died upon arrival at the City Hospital about 8 p.m. Mrs. Ellen C. Keeton, 39, wife of Chester Keeton, fractured pelvis and ruptured bladder; condition critical. Mr. Keeton was fatally injured when his auto and another driven by Stowe collided on the Old Clifton Rd., just south of the city limits. Keeton and his wife were taken to the hospital in an ambulance. The body of Mr. Keeton was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home. His widow, Ellen, a daughter, Mattie; his parents, Mr. And Mrs. Samuel Keeton, Springfield; and a brother, William Keeton, Springfield, survive. Coroner Austin Richards, who investigated the accident in which Mr. Keeton was fatally injured, gave a verdict Monday that the death was accidental.
Rev. Fr. Carl JUNG, 61, died in St. Joseph's Retreat, Dearborn, Michigan, Sunday, June 4, 1939. Body will be brought to Springfield Monday and taken to the home of a sister, Mrs. Mary KRUPP of 1602 Highland Avenue. Arrangements are in charge of George J. Degenhart.
Final Rites For Enon Resident To Be Held Tuesday. Mrs. Emma BENLINGER, 74, of Enon, died at 6 a.m Saturday at the Hewitt Nursing Home, 819 N. Fountain av., where she had been a patient for approximately two months. The body was removed to the Boehringer Funeral Home at Enon, where Mrs. BENLINGER had been a resident for many years. One son, Stanley, of Akron; one sister, Mrs. Lou MILLER of Springfield, and two grandchildren survive. Her husband Aaron, preceded her in death five years ago. The body will be returned to the residence Monday evening for funeral services at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be made in Enon Cemetery.
Mrs. Ocia HENDERSON, 47, of 426 Tibbetts av., died at 5 a.m. Friday at the City Hospital, following a three-month illness. She was born in Xenia, O., but had lived in Springfield for the past 25 years. She was a member of the East Side Chapel. She leaves her husband, Roy C. HENDERSON; two sisters, Mrs. Edna GROGG, of this city, and Miss Rose SHOEMAKER, of Dayton, and one brother Charles SHOEMAKER, also of Dayton. The body was taken to the Richards Funeral Home.
Ilness of Six Weeks Is Fatal Mrs. Mary M. THORNE is Taken By Death Mrs. Mary M. THORNE of 614 Homeview av. died Monday at 12:45 p.m. in her residence following an illness of six weeks. A native of Springfield, she was a member of the St. Joseph Church here and the Married Ladies Sodality of the local parish. She is survived by her husband, James W. THORNE; six daughters: Sister Magdelene Dolores of Denver, Colo., Kathryn of Cincinnati, Constance of Mt. St. Joseph, Monica, Colleen and Patricia, all of Springfield; two sons: John P. of Detroit and James W., of Cincinnati; one sister, Mrs. William SWEENEY of Springfield; one brother, Thomas L. REDDY of Detroit; three grandchildren, six nieces and six nephews. The body was removed to the O'Brien funeral home and will be returned to the residence Tuesday noon. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 9 a. m. in the St. Joseph Church, with burial in the Calvary Cemetery. Members of Branch 56 of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia will meet at the residence Wednesday at 8 p.m.
John E EVILSIZOR, 61, died Tuesday at 6:15 P.M. in his home at 1034 Broadway. Death followed an illness of eight months. Born in Champaign County on July 30, 1877, Mr Evilsizor had been a local resident 40 years, prior to his retirement last November because of ill health. Mr Evilsizor had been employed as an engineer in the stoker division of The Steel Products Engineering Co for 12 years. Mr Evilsizor was a member of Grace Methodist Church, Anthony Lodge No 455, Free and Accepted Masons, and Champion Council No 2, Junior Order, United American Mechanics. Survivors are the widow, Lydia (Hughes), two sons, Harold R and Homer H both of Springfield, four brothers, Jacob, Joseph and Melvin all of Urbana and three grandchildren, Marilene, Darlene and Jack EVILSIZOR, all of Springfield. The body was removed to the Jackson funeral home and will be returned to the residence Thursday morning. The body will be removed to the Grace Methodist Church Friday noon to lie in state until the Funeral Friday at 2 P.M. Burial will be made in the Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 4. Miss Mary C. BUSINGER, 83, formerly of Bowlusville, died Sunday at 12:30 p.m. in a Columbus hospital. Death followed an extended illness. A native of Bowlusville, Miss BUSINGER lived in that village many years. She had been a Columbus resident for the past several years. Survivors are one sister, Mrs. W.H. SMITH of Kansas, and six nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Bowlusville United Brethren Church. Burial will be made in DEER Cemetery. The body was removed to the Woods funeral home where it will remain until Wednesday noon, when it will be removed to the Bowlusville church.
Hawver Funeral to be Thursday Springfield Woman Succumbs at Age of 48 -- Funeral services for Mrs. Nora Hawver, 48, who died at 10:30 p.m. Monday at her home, 615 East st., will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the residence, with burial in Calvary cemetery. The body was taken to the O'Brien funeral home and will be returned to the residence Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Hawver had been ill but a short time. She was a life resident of Springfield. She leaves a son, Carl, of this city; a brother, William Honeyfanger, also of Springfield, and two grandchildren.
ILLNESS IS FATAL TO JEAN E. MYERS. Springfield Woman Taken By Death At Age 30. Miss Jean E. MYERS, 30 of 220 Willis av., died at 7:45 a.m. Thursday in her home following an illness of 30 weeks. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Mary E. MYERS, and two sisters, Mrs. J. D. WIANT of Mechanicsburg and Mrs. Ralph AGLE of Jeffersonville. Miss MYERS was born in Springfield, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. MYERS. She was a member of the Central Methodist Church and belonged to several fraternal groups including Ivor Rebekah Lodge, No. 415, I.O.O.F., Norris Chapter, O.E.S. and the Areme Club of the Chapter. She formerly owned and operated the Springfield Business Service. The body was removed to the Littleton Funeral Home.
Pauline SAUTER Dies At Age 66. Woman Had Lived In Springfield 49 Years. Funeral arrangements are being made for Mrs. Pauline SAUTER, 66, who died at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at her home, 379 East Cassilly Street. She had lived in Springfield for 49 years. A native of Germany, Mrs. SAUTER was the widow of John SAUTER who died in Springfield in 1936. Mrs. SAUTER was a member of St. John Evangelical and Reformed Church, and also a member of the Woman's Guild and the home department of that church, and of Ivor Lodge No. 145, Daughters of Rebekah, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Survivors are two sons, John of Springfield, and William of Pittsburgh, Pa., a sister, Mrs. Christian NACHTRIEB of Springfield, and three grandchildren. The body was removed to the Richards funeral home.
James MOONEY, 79, of 138˝ E. Columbia st., died Thursday, Oct. 12, 1939, in the City Hospital. Body to O'Brien funeral home until funeral Saturday 9 a.m. in St. Bernard Church. Burial St. Patrick Cemetery, London, O.
Pleasant GIDDINGS, 80, died at 7 a.m. Friday at his home, in Donnelsville. Mr. GIDDINGS was born in Clifton, O., Jan. 21, 1859. Mr. GIDDINGS was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, and had been a resident of Clark County for the past 40 years. He leaves one son, Albert, of Donnelsville; three daughters, Mrs. Viola EVANS of Springfield; Mrs. Ruth TRIEB of Columbus and Mrs. Esta May KINSELLA of Donnelsville; 14 grandchildren and a great grandaughter. The body was taken to the Jackson Funeral Home and will be removed to the residence Saturday morning. It will be returned to the funeral home Sunday morning for services at 2 p.m., with burial in Enon Cemetery.
J. M. BUCHER, 82, retired farmer, died in his home here Thursday morning. He was a retired farmer, and had lived in the New Carlisle community all his life. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Funeral services will be conducted in the residence at 2 p.m. Sunday, with burial in the New Carlisle Cemetery.
Emerson JENKINS, 62, of New Carlisle, Route 2, died Sunday at ??? a.m. in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Lillian BARRY of 419 W. Columbia st. Death followed an illness of six months. A farmer, Mr. Jenkins was a lifelong resident of Clark County. Mrs. BARRY is the only immediate survivor. The body was removed to the Dopin funeral home in New Carlisle for services Thursday at 2 p.m. Burial will be made in Lawrenceville Cemetery.
Page 2 - Main. Mrs. Ethel HENDRICKS GRIDLEY, 55, died at 2:20 p.m. Saturday at the City Hospital, following a month's illness. She lived near Catawba, O., where she was born. At one time she made her home in Florida and Oklahoma, but had lived near Catawba for the last 10 years. She was a member of the Catawba Methodist Episcopal Church. Mrs. GRIDLEY is survived by her husband, Walter H. GRIDLEY; her father, L. F. HENDRICKS of Mechanicsburg; four daughters, Mrs. J. J. OCONNOR and Mrs. L. L. FITZGIVEN, both of Springfield; Mrs. Ralph NEER of Catawba, and Miss Martha GRIDLEY, at home; three sons, Chester, of Orlando, Fla., Roger , of Columbus, and Robert, at home; six grandchildren and a brother, Lee of Orlando, Fla. The body will be taken to the David and Byers Funeral Home at Mechanicsburg. Funeral services will be held at the Catawba Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Monday, and burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery. Submitted by Janie Martin Whitty (email@example.com).
Page 2 - Main. Victor H. STANFORD, Sr., 73, a former Springfield resident, and father of Mrs. Ross H. STOVER, died last Wednesday at 6 a.m. at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. STOVER in Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. STOVER is pastor of the Messiah Lutheran Church. For the past 15 years Victor STANFORD had been a resident of Buckingham Valley. He was well known in Doylestown, Pa., where he was a member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church and at one time played with the Doylestown Band. He had been in ill health since last August. He was a native of Welland, Canada, but the greater part of his life was spent in the United States. (Rest of obit cut off).
Mrs. Anna E. POLING , 69, of 1451 W. Clark st., died at 2:25 a.m. Thursday at the City Hospital. She had been in failing health for a number of yeas and seriously ill for the past week. Mrs. POLING was born in Clark County, Oct. 1, 1870, daughter of Isaac and Margaret JACOBS WHITE. She had lived in Clark County her entire life. Mrs. POLING was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. She leaves her husband, Charles; four daughters, Mrs. Harry SAGER of Springfield, Mrs. Joe ZIEGLER of Clark County, Mrs. Luther KNIEWF and Mrs. Orlie BENNETT, both of Springfield; five sons, Harvey and Lester POLING of Dayton, and Isaac Charles and Forest of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Ella KNIGHT of Springfield; two brothers, George WHITE of Springfield and James WHITE of Dayton; 27 granchildren and three great grandchildren. The body was taken to the residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Calvary Baptist Church, with burial in Enon Cemetery.
John J. KELCHER, 69, of 1422 Mound st., died in the City Hospital at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1939. Body to O'Brien funeral home and returned to residence Wednesday afternoon. Funeral 9 a.m. Friday in St. Raphael Church. Burail Calvary Cemetery.
Mrs. Mary Ellen KOCH, 81, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 1939, at her home at Crystal Lake. Body to Doom Brothers funeral home in New Carlisle and returned to resdicence Friday morning. Funeral 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Glen Haven Chapel. Burial in Glen Haven Memorial Park.
Russell KING, 35, of Columbus, O., died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 1939, in the residence of his parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Harley M. KING of 112 E. McCreight av. Funeral Friday 2 p.m. in the residence of parents. Burial Greenlawn Cemetery, South Charleston, O.
Russell KING , 35, of Columbus, O., died Wednesday at 12:10 p.m. in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harley M. KING of 112 E. McCreight av. Death followed an illness of three weeks. Mr. KING was a native of Clark County. For the past 14 years he had been a residenct of Columbus, where he operated a restaurant. Besides his parents, survivors are the wido, Fern of Columbus, a sister, Mrs. Otta May BECHTEL of Springfield and a nephew. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the residence of the parents. Burial will be made in Greenlawn Cemetery, South Charleston.