Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for December 1939 thru August 1940


Obituary Surnames: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

POLING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 1, 1939

Mrs. Anna E. POLING , 69, of 1451 W. Clark st., died at 2:25 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, 1939. Body to residence. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial in Enon Cemetery.

HATFIELD, HILLS, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 3, 1939

Mrs. Alice SMITH, 76, died at 11:30 pm Saturday at the K. of P. Home for Aged. She was admitted to the home in 1933, her late husband having been a member of Red Star Lodge, No. 205, Knights of Pythias. A sister, Catherine HILLS of Miamisburg; a grandson, Earl HATFIELD, and several nieces and nephews survive. The body was removed to Richard's Funeral Home.

GUIE, HERZOG, HUGHEY, LONEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 9, 1939

Joseph J. LONEY, 41, died at 2:20 am Saturday at his home, 1330 Garfield Ave. He had been an employee of the American Railway Express Co. for 25 years. Mr. LONEY was born in London, O. He leaves his wife, Zella LONEY; one daughter, Joan; three sisters, Mrs. Jacob HERZOG and Mrs. Homer HUGHEY, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Elizabeth GUIE of Dayton, and two brothers, William of Springfield and Elder of Dayton. The body was taken to the Degenhart Funeral Home.

BARRETT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 5, 1940

Page 18. BARRETT--Edward BARRETT, 36, died Wednesday, Jan 03, 1940, in his residence, 121 1/2 N Water st. Funeral Saturday 9 am in St Bernard Church. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Body to O'Brien funeral home and removed to residence of Michael BARRETT, 607 Mason st, Thursday afternoon

BOWN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 5, 1940

Page 18. BOWN--Fred BOWN, 68, died in his home in South Charleston at 3:15 am Thursday, Jan 4, 1940. Funeral services in home at 2:30 pm Saturday. Burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, South Charleston.

EUBANKS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 5, 1940

Page 18. EUBANKS--Millard F EUBANKS, 80, died in his home in North Hampton at 1 pm Thursday, Jan 04, 1940. Funeral services in residence at 2 pm Saturday. Burial in New Carlisle Cemetery.

HILBERT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 5, 1940

Page 18. HILBERT--Wallace M HILBERT, 84, of 1420 W High st, died Wednesday, Jan 3, 1940, in a local physician's office following a heart attack. Body to Richards funeral home. Funeral services at 2 pm Saturday at Grace Methodist Church. Burial in Rosehill Memorial Park.

MCGREGOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 5, 1940

Page 18. MCGREGOR--Mrs. Robert R MCGREGOR of 315 S Douglas av, died Thursday, Jan 4, 1940, in her residence. Funeral services Saturday 2:30 pm in residence of decedent's sisters-in-law of 2027 Elmwood av. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.

OLIVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 5, 1940

Page 18. OLIVER-- Mrs. Nancy OLIVER, 25, of Springfield, Route 5, died at 4 am Thursday, Jan 4, 1940, at City Hospital. Body to Richards funeral home.

PAUL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 5, 1940

Page 18. PAUL-- Eli J PAUL, 61, died at 12:55 am Thursday, Jan 4, 1940, at his home, 420 W Mulberry st. body to Littleton funeral home for services Saturday 2 pm Burial Summerford O, Cemetery.

PHILLIPS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 5, 1940

Page 18. PHILLIPS--Phyllis PHILLIPS, nine-year-old daughter of Mrs. Mabel PHILLIPS, 126 1/2 S Race st, died at 11:05 pm Wednesday, Jan 3, 1940, at City Hospital. Body to Littleton [funeral home...]

HASSLER, MOORE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 7, 1940

Thomas Jefferson HASSLER, 82, died at 5:30 a.m. Saturday at the home of his son, Homer HASSLER, 107 Reading Rd., Sharonville, Ohio. He was a former resident of Springfield. Mr. HASSLER left Springfield two years ago to make his home with his son. He came to Springfield from Crab Orchard, Tenn., in 1901, and had lived in Springfield until two years ago. He was a retired employee of the Big Four Railroad and a member of Veterans of Railway Employees. In addition to the son at whose home he died, he leaves another son, Riley H. HASSLER, of Springfield, and one daughter, Mrs. Maude MOORE, of Springfield, Route 1. The body was taken to the Woods Funeral Home and removed to residence of son, Riley, 301 N. Florence St., for services at 2 p.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. F. L. Blevins officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery

KARL, LEVALLEY, OCONNOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 8, 1940

Mrs. Johannah O'CONNOR, 85, died Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in her residence, at 1717 Lagonda av. Death followed an illness of two months. A native of Cardington, O., Mrs. O'CONNOR had lived in Springfield most of her life. She was a member of St. Raphael Church and of the Married Ladies Sodality of the Church. Survivors are six sons, Michael of Columbus, O., and Daniel, John J., Thomas P., Maurice and James, all of Springfield, three daughters, Mrs. John LEVALLEY of Columbus, and Mrs. Frank KARL and Miss Mary O'CONNOR, both of Springfield, 15 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be made in Calvary Cemetery. The body was removed to the O'Brien funeral home and will be returned to the residence Monday afternoon.

HATFIELD, MASSMAN, WEBB Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, February 8, 1940

C. O. HATFIELD Dies at Age  81 Member of Pioneer Clark County Family Stricken Charles O. HATFIELD, 81, died at 11:15 am Thursday at his home, 536 E. Euclid av. The body was taken to the O'Brien funeral home, where it will remain until time of the funeral services. Mr. HATFIELD was born in Pitchin, a member of a pioneer Clark County family. His parents, Martin and Deliah WEBB HATFIELD, settled here in 1804. He had lived in Clark County and Springfield his entire life. Surviving are his widow, Cecilia; a daughter, Mrs. Arthur MASSMAN of Springfield; a son, Merle HATFIELD of Pittsburgh; a brother F. M. HATFIELD of Springfield, and a grandson, Robert MASSMAN of Springfield.

SCHNEIDER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 17, 1940

Private funeral services for Miss Mathilda Schneider, 77, who died at 3:55 p.m. Friday at the home of her brother, Dr. John Philip Schneider, 514 N. Wittenberg av., following a three-week illness, will be held at the residence at 11 a.m. Monday. Services will be in charge of the Rev. Carl Shanor, pastor of the Fourth Lutheran Church, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends are requested to omit flower. The body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home and will be returned to the residence Sunday morning. Miss Schneider was a member of the Fourth Lutheran Church. The brother, at whose home she died, is her only immediate surviving relative.

BERRY, HAWVER, STANAWAY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, February 18, 1940

Additional information: This obituary was posted also on February 17, 1940 in this newspaper. Mrs. Ida Hawver Dies At Age 77-- Illness Of Week Fatal to Springfield Woman -- Mrs. Ida May Hawver, 77, died about 9 a.m. Saturday at her home, 123 E. Euclid av. She had been ill for one week. She was born in New Carlisle, O., Oct. 29, 1860, the daughter of Eleven and Margaret Berry. Her father was the eleventh child of a family of 11 children. She was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, Home City Temple, No. 113, Pythian Sisters, and the Past Chiefs' Association. Mr. and Mrs. Hawver celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Oct. 26, 1932. Survivors are her husband, Jacob E. Hawver; a daughter, Mrs. Bessie Stanaway of this city; a son, Edgar A. Hawver of Sidney and two grandsons, John J. and William A. Stanaway. The body was taken to the Richards Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.

POSSENBERGER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, February 22, 1940

Lewis M. POSSENBERGER, 79, died Wednesday in his home in Lawrenceville after an illness of 13 months. Mr. POSSENBERGER, a retired farmer, was born in Clark County and spent his life in and near Lawrenceville. He is survived by his widow, Martha. Funeral Services will be held in the Lawrenceville Reformed Church, Saturday at 2 p.m. The body was removed to the Frank funeral home and will be returned to the residence Saturday morning. Burial will be in the Lawrenceville Cemetery.

BRAMMER, COMPTON, HECK, RAMBY, SNAPP, SULTZBAUGH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 14, 1940

Page 1 & 2... A few hours later, at an intersection three miles north of Urbana, a Springfield woman was injured fatally on her 51st birthday anniversary, and six others were hurt to varying degrees.... The Dead: MRS. Iza SULTZBAUGH, 51, of 1560 S. Center Blvd., Springfield, who died at 2:45 a.m. Thursday in the Champaign County Hospital of injuries in accident near Urbana.......Mr. & Mrs. Melvin COMPTON of 913 Clifton Ave., Springfield; Marjorie SULTZBAUGH, 12, daughter of the dead woman; Mrs. Emerson SNAPP, 30, of Springfield, Route 6, another daughter of the victim, and Mrs. Snapp's son, Marion, 6; and Hildreth MYERS, 21, of the Park Seed Farm, north of Urbana-all injured in the SULTZBAUGH accident.... Mrs. SULTZBAUGH's death resulted from a skull fracture, a compound fracture of the right leg, fractured ribs, and a right wrist fracture......She, and five of the others injured in the crash were occupants of a car which collided at the intersection of U.S. Route 68, and State Route 290, two and a half miles north of Urbana, with a car driven by Hildreth MYERS. MYERS was alone in his automobile at the time. Mr. & Mrs. COMPTON, son-in-law and daughter, respectively, of Mrs. SULTZBAUGH, both suffered cuts and bruises, Marjorie, the 12 year old daughter, received face lacerations, a left leg fracture and general shock, an Mrs. SNAPP and her son received cuts and bruises. The condition of Marjorie, most severely injured of the six, was reported as "fair" Thursday morning. MYERS originally was believed to have been critically hurt, but his injuries Thursday was found to be not serious. The party in the car driven by Mrs. SULTZBAUGH were en route to their homes after a visit at the residence of Mrs. SULTZBAUGH's daughter, Mrs. Benjamin BRAMMER, four miles northeast of Urbana. The accident happened shortly before midnight. All the injured were in the Champaign County Hospital Thursday...... Mrs. SULTZBAUGH was born March 14 1889, in Champaign County. She was a member of the Second Lutheran Church of Springfield, Norris Chapter of Eastern Star, and Manito White Shrine of Jerusalem No. 27. Her husband, Walter SULTZBAUGH, preceded her in death March 8, 1931. Mrs. SULTZBAUGH is survived by two sons Thomas of Springfield, and Robert of Eldorado, O; four daughters, Mrs. SNAPP of Springfield, Route 6, Mrs. BRAMMER of near Springfield, and Marjorie of Springfield; her father, Thomas HECK of Urbana; a sister, Mrs. Harry RAMBY of St. Paris; a half sister, Miss Grace Fern HECK of Urbana, and four grandchildren. The body was removed to the Jackson Funeral Home. The deaths brought to six the toll of highway accidents in the Springfield this week...

BENHAM, CRIMMINS, RICHARDS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, March 31, 1940

Enon man found dead in his bed. Frank CRIMMINS, 53, Lived Alone in Residence. Frank CRIMMINS, about 53 years old, was found dead in his home at Enon, O., at 4:45 p.m. Saturday. He had been living alone since the death of his brother, David, in 1937. Neighbors reported to CLARK County Sheriff George W. BENHAM that they had not seen the man during the last week, and asked that his home be investigated. Deputies forced entrance to the house, located at the intersection of Route 4 and Kansas av., and found the man dead in bed. Deputies said the body was sitting on the bed attired in night clothes. Coroner Austin RICHARDS was summoned and attributed death to natural causes. The coroner said the man had been dead about four or five days. The body was removed to the O'Brien funeral home.

JACKSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 3, 1940

Heart attack is fatal to C. F. JACKSON. Funeral Director Collapses On WayTo Home Of Mrs. Arthur ALESHIRE. Funeral services for Charles Franklin JACKSON, 66, Springfield funeral directorand business man, will be held at the Jackson Funeral Home at 2:30 p.m. Friday in charge of the Rev. Dr. E. Clyde Xander, pastor of the First Lutheran Church.Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery. He died unexpectedly at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Arthur W. Aleshire on the Upper Valley pk.

AULT, BUCHER, KIRKPATRICK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 3, 1940

Page 5. Funeral services for William Mayse KIRKPATRICK, 79, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Jackson Funeral Home in charge of the Rev. Dr. E. Clyde Xander, pastor of the First Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Committal services of the Clark Lodge, No. 101, Free and Accepted Masons, will be held at the funeral home. Mr. KIRKPATRICK, who lived at 1121 Lagonda av., died at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Rickley Memorial Building of the Ohio Masonic Home, following a serious illness of three months. He had been in failing health for the past year. Mr. KIRKPATRICK had resided at the Ohio Masonic Home since last August. He was born in LaSalle County, Ill., on May 15, 1860, but had been a resident of Springfield for 60 years. Prior to his retirement in 1930, he had been employed by The Oliver Farm Equipment Co. for 18 years. Mr. KIRKPATRICK had been a member of Clark Lodge No. 101, F and A.M., for 46 years. He was also a member of Springfield Chapter No. 48, Royal Arch Masons, of Springfield Lodge No. 33, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and of the First Lutheran Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Charles F. BUCHER of Springfield and a niece and nephew in Texas. His wife, Mrs. Gladys AULT KIRKPATRICK, died on September 23, 1937.

BAER, KEMPLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 3, 1940

Page 5. Dan BAER, 61, uncle of Leon KEMPLER of this city, died Tuesday in the Presbyterian Hospital in Chicago, according to word received in Springfield. He was a member of the Chicago firm of Baer Brothers and Prodie, which he founded nearly 40 years ago. Mr. BAER frequently visited his sister, Mrs. Barbara KEMPLER of Huntington, W. Va, when she resided at 130 E. Columbia st. in Springfield. Besides Mrs. KEMPLER and her son, Mr. BAER leaves two....(rest of obit cut off)

BEELER, CALLISON, DUDLEY, GANO, LEFFEL, MOWEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 29, 1940

Page 2. Mrs. Jennie CALLISON, 80, died in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ernest MOWEN of Quincy Route 1, at 10:40 a.m. Sunday after a two month illness. Mrs. Callison was born in Clark County on Oct. 23, 1859, the daughter of John and Susannah LEFFEL DUDLEY, pioneer residents. With the exception of the past three years that she had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Callison had spent her entire life in Clark County. She was the widow of Willard Emory CALLISON. Besides her daughter in whose home she died, Mrs. Callison leaves another daughter, Mrs. Ethel BEELER of Springfield Route 4; a son, Arges, of Hamilton, O.; a sister, Mrs. Maggie GANO of Los Angeles, CA.; 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home for services at 2 p.m. Tuesday in charge of Rev. J. A. Jenkinson, pastor of the Emery Chapel Methodist Church. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.

COPES, CRABLE, DEARTH, PIERCE, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 2, 1940

Royal H. Dearth, 74, died at 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Marie Pierce, 147 W. Mulberry st., following a six -month illness. He was born in Jackson County, O., and had been a resident of Springfield for the last 26 years. Prior to his retirement a number of years ago, he was employed by the former Victor Rubber Co., for 17 years. He attended the Church of God on Maiden Lane. Mr. Dearth leaves a son, Donald Dearth, of Chillicothe, O., the daughter at whose home he died, and another daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Copes, also of Springfield; four grandchildren, Mrs. Jeanette Williams, Patricia Ann Pierce, Asa Pierce, Jr., and Frank Crable, all of Springfield, and two great grandchildren. The body was taken to the Jackson Funeral Home.

FRANCIS, HUGHEL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 4, 1940

ILLNESS PROVES FATAL TO FRANCIS M. HUGHEL Francis M. HUGHEL, 87, died at 7:30 am Saturday at his home, 730 Court st., following a three month illness. He was born in North Hampton, O., and had been a lifelong resident of Clark County. His wife, Mrs. Alice HUGHEL, died in 1912. He leaves four sons, Clyde of New Carlisle; Merton of Cincinnati, and William and Albert, of Springfield; nine grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. The body was taken to Richards Funeral home.

BERRY, DEAR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 13, 1940

Page 6. Theodore DEAR, 86, of 758 Selma rd., died Sunday at 12:30 a.m. in a nursing home at 123 E. Clark st. Death followed an illness of one month. A native of Logan County, O., Mr. DEAR had lived in Springfield and Clark County more than 50 years. He was a retired farmer. Survivors are two sons, Perry of Urbana, and Clinton, of Dayton, a sister, Mrs. Ellen BERRY of Toledo, 29 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Bowlusville Church. Burial will be made in DEAR Cemetery. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home.

STAFFORD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 13, 1940

Pg. 6 William STAFFORD, 84, died Sunday at 2 a.m. in the Clark County Home. Death followed a brief illness. A pioneer resident of Clark County, Mr. STAFFORD was a retired farmer and former resident of New Carlisle. He was admitted to the home in 1930. There are no known immediate survivors. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Trostel funeral home, New Carlisle. Burial will be made in New Carlisle Cemetery.

BROECKER, LEWIS Name of Newspaper is Daily Citizen, Urbana, OH on Monday, May 20, 1940

Miss Elizabeth LEWIS, 81, for many years a teacher in the Central Ward School, Urbana, died Sunday night in the hospital at Janesville, Wisconsin. Miss LEWIS had been an invalid for a number of years and a few months ago was taken to Janesville to make her home with her nephew, Dr. Lawrence LEWIS and wife. Telegrams received Monday by Urbana friends stated only that the body would be sent Monday to Urbana and that burial services will be held from Humphreys and Son. Co., funeral home, probably Tuesday. Interment will be made in Oak Dale Cemetery. Additional Information by Submitter, Ed BROECKER. Elizabeth LEWIS was born in Clark Co., OH

SPANG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 27, 1940

Louis Spang, 71, died in the County Home Sunday at 12:45 p.m. He is survived b one son, Louis of Dayton; one sister, Mrs. Mary Hornberger of Springfield, and three grandchildren. The body was removed to the Degenhart funeral home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the St. Bernard Church, and burial will be made in the St. Bernard Cemetery.

COCHRAN, DAVIS, RAGLAND, TURNER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 27, 1940

Mrs. Lulu Davis, 52, of 129 E. Monroe st., died Monday in the Dayton State hospital, where she had been a patient for one month. She was born in Springvale, Ga., and had lived in Springfield about 25 years. She was a member of the North Street A.M.E. Church. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Bertha Cochran, Mrs. Everzene Ragland and Mrs. Dorothy Turner, all of Springfield and 11 grandchildren. The body was taken to the Patterson Funeral Home.

WILLS, WORRELLI Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 17, 1940

Erwin P. WILLS , 84, former Springfield resident, died in his home, 905 S. North st., Washington C. H., at 2:45 p.m. Sunday. He had lived most of his life in Springfield, moving to Washington C. H. a year ago. He was a retired mill worker, and for 22 years had been employed by Robbins and Myers, Inc., of Springfield. Besides his widow, a daughter, Mrs. Florence Cleo WORRELLl of near Mt. Sterling, 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild survive. Funeral services will be conducted in the residence at 2 p.m. Wednesday with burial in Washington Cemetery.

CONWAY, SYDES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 17, 1940

Edith Christine CONWAY, 16, of 902 S. Yellow springs st., died in the CLARK county Sanatorium at 8:30 p.m. Sunday. She had been a patient there since April 15. The body was removed to the Ewing funeral home and will be returned to the residence about 6 p.m. Monday for services three at 8 p.m. Tuesday. The body will be shipped to Carlisle, Ky., at 5 a.m. Wednesday for further services there Wednesday afternoon. Burial will be made in Carlisle, Hr. She was the adopted daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry SYDES of the Yellow Springs st. address. Besides her adopted parents, her father Sletney CONWAY, three sisters and two brothers survive. She was a student in the first grade of high school, and a member of the Fair st. Christian Church.

CHAMPLIN, GROVE, WILSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 17, 1940

Funeral services for Robert GROVE, 41 of Fifth st., Tipp City, O., who died at 8:20 p.m. in the Veterans Hospital in Dayton, will be held at the resident in Tipp city at 2 p.m. Tuesday, with burial in Tipp City. He was a former Springfielder. His death was due to a heart ailment. The body was taken to the Tipp City residence. Mr. GROVE was employed in the local plant of the International Harvester Co., before his illness. His father, Frank GROVE of Union, O.; his mother Mrs. Warren CHAMPLIN of Troy; a sister, Mrs. Minnie WILSON of Troy, and three brothers, Roy, of Springfield, Route 4; Albert of Dayton and William of Troy survive.

MOORE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 17, 1940

Mrs. Mary MOORE, 26, died at 9:50 p.m. Friday, June 14, 1940 in her residence at rear of 521 Chestnut av. Body to Webb Jackson funeral home.

EVANS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 10, 1940

Page 16. Mrs. L. G. EVANS, 72, a former resident of Springfield, died in her home in Bellaire, Mich., at 8 p.m. last Saturday, according to word received by relatives here Tuesday. Mrs. Evans resided in Springfield for many years before moving to Bellaire about 15 years ago. Her husband, who survives, was one-time owner of a Springfield abattoir. While a resident of Springfield, Mrs. EVANS was an active member of the former Church of the Heavenly Rest, Episcopal. Besides her husband, Mrs. EVANS leaves a daughter in Rhode Island, a son in Michigan, and a cousin, Mrs. Floyd EVANS of 1803 W. Main st. Funeral services and burial will be held in Bellaire Wednesday afternoon.

HULL, TRUMPER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 10, 1940

Page 16. Funeral services for William TRUMPER, 70, a retired farmer, who died at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Clark County Sanatorium, where he had been a patient since May 24, 1939, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Littleton Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. The body is at the Littleton Funeral Home. Mr. TRUMPER formerly resided at 1110 W. Columbia st. He was born in Fayette County on Feb. 20, 1870. Survivors include one cousin, Earl HULL, of London.

DOWNS, KNIGHT, STONEBRUNNER, THACKER, WHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 27, 1940

Mrs. Ella B. KNIGHT , 75, died at 2:45 a.m. Saturday at her home, 1618 W. Pleasant st., following a period of several years of failing health. She had been seriously ill for four days. She was born in West Charleston, O., June 24, 1865. She was the widow of William KNIGHT , who died in Springfield in 1931. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and of Fidelia Rebekah Lodge, No. 12, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. She also belonged to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Sons of Veterans. Mrs. KNIGHT had lived in Springfield for the last 55 years. She leaves four daughters, Mrs. Jennie STONEBRUNNER, Mrs. Edna DOWNS, Mrs. Mildred THACKER; three sons Harry, William and Russell KNIGHT , all of Springfield; two brothers, George WHITE of this city, and James WHITE of Montgomery County, O., and a daughter-in-law. Mrs. Ruth KNIGHT of this city. The body was taken to the Richards Funeral Home, and will be returned to the residence Saturday afternoon.

DOWNS, KNIGHT, STABLER, STONEBRUNNER, THACKER, WHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 28, 1940

Mrs. Ella B. KNIGHT , 75, died at 2:45 a.m. Saturday at her home, 1618 W. Pleasant st., following a period of several years of failing health. She had been seriously ill for four days. She was born in West Charleston, O., June 24, 1865. She was the widow of William KNIGHT , who died in Springfield in 1931. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and of Fidelia Rebekah Lodge, No. 12, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. She also belonged to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Sons of Veterans. Mrs. KNIGHT had lived in Springfield for the last 55 years. She leaves four daughters, Mrs. Jennie STONEBRUNNER, Mrs. Edna DOWNS, Mrs. Nellie STABLER and Mrs. Mildred THACKER; three sons Harry, William and Russell KNIGHT , all of Springfield; two brothers, George WHITE of this city, and James WHITE of Montomery County, O., and a daughter-in-law Mrs. Ruth KNIGHT , widow of Arthur KNIGHT of this city. The body was taken to the Richards Funeral Home, and was returned to the residence Saturday afternoon. The Ladies Auxiliary, Sons of Veterans, will hold services at the residence at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Members of the Fidelia Lodge, No. 12, Daughters of Rebekah, Independent Order of Odd Fellows will also hold services at the residence at 7:45 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held at the Calvary Baptist Church, with burial in Enon Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church for one hour preceding the services.

BELL, GREGORY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 1, 1940

Charles Preston BELL, 10 died at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday July 31, 1940 at the home of his mother Mrs. Mary GREGORY, 222 Chestnut av. Funeral services at residence at 2 p.m. Friday. Burial in Ferncliff cemetery.

BURGMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 1, 1940

Charles P. BURGMAN, 73, of 29 Roosevelt dr., died Tuesday, July 30, 1940 in the City Hospital. Body taken Thursday to the Kruger funeral home Logansport Ind. Funeral Friday in St Vincent de Paul church, Logansport. Burial in Saint Vincent de Paul Cemetery.

VANDERVOORT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 1, 1940

Mrs. Grace VANDERVOORT , of 1809 Woodward av., died at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 1940, at the City Hospital. Body to Jackson funeral home for servicesthere at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Burial Ferncliff cemetery.

DETWILER, RAUP, SAYLOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 1, 1940

Miss Nellie E. DETWILER , 72, died at 7 a. m. Thursday at the home of herbrother-in-law, Mitchell W. RAUP, 1101 N. Fountain av. She was born in Mattoon, Ill., and had lived in Springfield 35 years. She attended the Brethren in Christ Church. Besides Mr. RAUP, she leaves a halfsister, Mrs. Charles SAYLOR, of Chicago, and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home for funeral services there at 2 p.m. Saturday, with burial in the family lot in Urbana.

BRYAN, CORWN, DOWNEY, GRAHAM Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 1, 1940

Claude DOWNEY, about 38, a former Springfield resident, was killed instantly in an accident Wednesday in the Plant of the Jackson Iron and Steel worksin Jackson, O., according to information received Thursday by relatives.No details of the accident were given. Mr. DOWNEY leaves his widow, Mrs. Marie DOWNEY, and twin children, Dorisand Donald. He also is survived by four brothers: Willard of Springfield, Felix of Plattsburg, and Frank and Charles of Jackson; and four sisters, Mrs. E. C. BRYAN and Mrs. Rosetta CORWN of this city, and Mrs. Charles COCHRANand Mrs. Herschel GRAHAM of near Donnelsville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the residence near Jackson.

ELDER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 1, 1940

 John Wesley ELDER, 8, son of Mr. And Mrs. James ELDER of 1026 Park av. DiedTuesday, July 30, 1940 in the City Hospital. Body to Patterson funeral home. Funeral services at residence at 1 p.m. Friday. Burial Ferncliff cemetery.

DUANE, HOLDREN, KLINE, PAPPERT, SAFFEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 1, 1940

George W. HOLDREN , 76, who had resided in Springfield for 35 years, died at 12:45 a.m. Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Arabelle SAFFEN, in Toledo after an extended illness. Mr. HOLDREN was born Oct. 15, 1863, in West Virginia. During his residence in Springfield he was a member of Plasterers Union Local No. 441, and served as secretary and treasurer of the union for many years. Besides his daughter in Toledo, he leaves three other daughters, Mrs. Mabel DUANE, Mrs. Pauline PAPPERT and Mrs. Olive KLINE, all of Springfield; a son Glenn, of Bellefontaine; 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. His wife died 17 years ago. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at the West Liberty chapel and burial will be made in the West Liberty Cemetery.

SAGER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 1, 1940

George SAGER, 81, died Tuesday July 30, 1940 in a nursing home at 829 N. Fountain av. Body to Boehringer-Shafer funeral home, Enon for services Friday 10 a.m. Burial Tremont City Cemetery.

JACOBS, MASTERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 1, 1940

James D. MASTERS Jr., 22, of 837 E. Northern av. Was killed Tuesday, July 30, 1940 in an airplane crash at Greenbelt, Md. Body to Littleton funeral home Thursday. Body Thursday to residence of decedentís grandmother, Mrs. Ella JACOBS of 517 Scott st. Body to funeral home Friday morning for services Friday 2 p.m. Burial Ferncliff Cemetery.

JACOBS, MASTERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 1, 1940

James D. MASTERS Jr., 22, of 837 E. Northern av. Was killed Tuesday, July 30, 1940 in an airplane crash at Greenbelt, Md. Body to Littleton funeral home Thursday. Body Thursday to residence of decedentís grandmother, Mrs. Ella JACOBS of 517 Scott st. Body to funeral home Friday morning for services Friday 2 p.m. Burial Ferncliff Cemetery.

GERON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 4, 1940

Pg 2
Charles H Geron, 43, formerly of Springfield, died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday in his residence, 3756 S Broadway, Grove City, O. He had been ill three days. He was born May 12, 1897 in Champaign County. At the time of his death he was service manager of a Grove City garage. He had lived in Springfield for years and attended the United Brethren Church. He was a veteran of the World War attached to the air service at Fairfield. Survivors include his widow, Mrs Mildred Geron; a son, Norman; his parents, Mr and Mrs Phillip Geron, of Springfield, Route 6, and two brothers, Clarence H and Forest R Geron, both of Springfield. The body was sent to Springfield and removed to the Jackson Funeral Home Saturday afternoon. Services will be held at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Monday and burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Services will be in charge of the Rev Leroy Snelker, of Dayton.

BOOLMAN, KOHLER, PRINTZ Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, August 10, 1940

Mrs Ruth A Boolman, 83, died at 6:45 am Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs Elinor KUNKEL, 414 Stanton Ave, after an illness of four weeks. The body was taken to the Littleton Brothers Funeral Home in Yellow Springs. Mrs Boolman was born in Clark County, and had lived in Springfield since the death of her husband, Sam H BOOLMAN, 20 years ago. She was the daughter of Peter and Athalinda PRINTZ. Mrs Boolman was affiliated with the Northminster Presbyterian Church. Besides the daughter at whose home she died, she leaves another daughter, Mrs Florence KOHLER of Urbana; three grandchildren, and one brother Eugene PRINTZ of Springfield

KINSEY, KRAPP, SCHAEFER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 27, 1940

Funeral services for George A. SCHAEFER, Jr., 35, of 286 N. Broadmoor blvd. Secretary-treasurer and general manager of Schaefer's Inc., a bakery at 508-518 W. Main st., are being arranged. Mr. SCHAEFER died at 5:40 p.m. Monday in the All Souls Hospital at Morristown, N.J. He had been a patient at the hospital since Aug. 17. He was stricken with pleurisy while he and his wife were on a vacation. Attaches of the Morristown hospital first reported Mr. SCHAEFER'S condition "satisfactory" but when the pleurisy developed into pneumonia, his condition was termed "critical". Since Aug. 18, Mr. SCHAEFER'S parents, Mr. and Mrs. George A . SCHAEFER, Sr. , of 1001 E. High st., have been in Morristown. Mr. SCHAEFER had been in active charge of Schaefer's Inc., for several years. He assumed the duties from his father who is president of the concern. The bakery was founded in 1872 by the leader SCHAEFER'S father and is believed to be the oldest firm of its type in Springfield. In addition to his business interest, Mr. SCHAEFER was active in civic and social phases of the community. Mr. SCHAEFER for eight years served as president of the Wittenberg Alumni Association of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. He retired from this post a year ago. Other affiliations included High Street Methodist Church; the Springfield Rotary Club; St. Andrew's Lodge No. 619, Free and Accepted Masons, and the Springfield Country Club. Mr. SCHAEFER was a native of Springfield. He obtained his education in the local public schools and at Ohio State University, Columbus. After completing his academic work at the state university, Mr. SCHAEFER joined his father in business. Since then, he has risen to active management of the bakery and had become prominent among bakers of the United States. About one year ago, Mr. SCHAEFER was honored by election to the directorate of Quality Bakers, Inc., of America, an organization of non-competing bakers. Mr. SCHAEFER was married in 1934 to Miss Kathryn KRAPP of New York City. Survivors are the widow, his parents, and a sister, Mrs. Harold KINSEY of Dawes, W. Va.

FISHBAUGH, FOLEY, MURPHY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 30, 1940

James FOLEY, 77, a former resident of Springfield, died at 11 p.m. Thursday at the home of his sister, Mrs. Lucy FISHBAUGH, in Middletown, O. He retired several years ago after being employed for 50 years with the International Harvester Co., at Chicago. He was foreman with the Harvester company, and had been a frequent visitor in Springfield. Mr. Foley was born in New Holland, O. Besides the sister at whose home he died, he leaves another sister, Mrs. Mary MURPHY of 1675 N. Limestone st., Springfield, and three brothers, Harry of Chicago, and Thomas and Simon, both of Cleveland. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. The body was brought to Springfield and taken to the O'Brien Funeral Home. It will be removed to the home of his sister, Mrs. MURPHY, Saturday afternoon. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday at the St. Teresa Church, with burial in Calvary Cemetery.

TUTTLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 30, 1940

Caleb J. Tuttle, 84, died at 10:30 a.m. Friday at his home, at 1511 S. Fountain av. He had been ill about five weeks. He was a member of Clark Lodge No 101, Free and Accepted Masons. He was born in Clark County, and was one of the founders of the Elder and Tuttle Hardware Co. He retired from this business about 20 years ago. Mr. TUTTLE was an extensive farm owner, and since his retirement from the Hardware Comany, had devoted much of his time to that project. He was born July 28, 1856 the son of John J. and Martha Jane TUTTLE, pioneer residents of Clark….(remainder of obit cut off)


Return to Clark Co. OH page

View ...



For questions about this page contact Sara J. Greer at sjgreer30@gmail.com or Janie M Whitty, our obituary coordinator at whittyfun@juno.com


Query, Surname, and Researcher pages managed by CCHelper, an application written by Patty Lindsay.