Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for June 1947 thru January 1948


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BAUGHN, LOWERY Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Tuesday, June 3, 1947

Mrs. Mable LOWERY, 63, of 617 Kinnane av., died in the Springfield City Hospital at 11:15 a.m. Monday. She is survived by her husband, WilliamS., and one sister, Mrs. Hazel BAUGHN of Columbus. The body was taken to Woods funeral home.

BALLENTINE, COLLINS, PENCE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 7, 1947

Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in Jackson-Lytle funeral home for Charles O. PENCE, 66, of 2620 E. Main st., who died at 5 p.m. Friday in his residence following an illness of three weeks. Mr. PENCE was the father of Mrs. Marie BALLENTINE, wife of Mayor Virgil L. BALLENTINE. Mr. Pence was born in Clark County near Tremont City on Dec. 17, 1880 the son of William A. and Sarah PENCE. He was employed as a mechanic by the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co., until his illness began about four weeks ago. He was a member of the Reformed Church and the Tremont City Council No 111, Jr. OUAM. He is survived by his widow, Stella; a daughter, Mrs. BALLENTINE; a sister, Mrs. Mary COLLINS of Springfield, and a grandson. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BETHEL, DIBERT, KERR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 13, 1947

Mrs. Sarah KERR, 82, died at 7 p.m. Thursday in the residence of her son, David KERR, Springfield, Route 1, following an illness of four weeks. She had been making her home with her son for several years. Born in Lawrenceville, Mrs. KERR had been a resident of Clark County all her life. She was a member of the Church of God. Other than her son, David, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Alice BETHEL of Franklin, O., a brother Samuel DIEBERT of Springfield, Route 2, 11 grandchildren, and one great grandchild. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.

BALLENTINE, CIRCLE, COCHRAN, GRIEST, MICHAEL, RADER, RANKIN, SHAFFER, WONES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 28, 1947

Mrs. Ida Ann BALLENTINE, 81, the widow of McClelland BALLENTINE, died at 3 a. m. Saturday in the home of her son, Chester F. BALLENTINE, Springfield, Route 2, near Lawrenceville, where she lived. Mrs. BALLENTINE's husband died in 1917. A native of German Township, she spent all her life in the vi-cinity of Lawrenceville and was a member of the Lawrenceville Evangelical and Reformed Church. Mrs. BALLENTINE was the daughter of Frederick and Leah CIRCLE MICHAEL, and was born Aug. 30, 1865. She was a member of Sun-shine Council No. 125, Daughters of America, of North Hampton. Survivors are three sons, Ches-ter, Ernest V. of Los Angeles, Calif., and Emory M. of Springfield; four daughters, Mrs. Bertha RADER, Mrs. Glenna SHAFFER and Mrs. Stella WONES, all of North Hampton, and Mrs. Pearl GRIEST, Springfield, Route 2; two sisters, Mrs. Carrie COCHRAN, Springfield, Route 2 and Mrs. Rose RANKIN, Springfield: two brothers, Cleve-land MICHAEL of Omaha, Neb., and Orval MICHAEL of Springfield, 19 grandchildren and 12 great grand-children. The body was removed to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home.

MALONE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, July 8, 1947

R. C. MALONE Found Dead. Robert Charles MALONE, 61, was found dead Tuesday morning in his residence, 18 North Wittenberg Avenue. Austin Richards, Clark County coroner, who was called at 6:50 a.m., pronounced death due to natural causes. Born in Cincinnati on February 8, 1886, Mr. MALONE had been a resident of Springfield for many years. He was a member of the St. Raphael Church. Survivors include four sons, Charles J., Robert C., Hugh E., and James F., all of Springfield, and one grandchild. The body was taken to the Degenhart funeral home.

BANDY, COE, DICK, GIEBELHOUSE, GLEBELHOUSE, MOUSER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 11, 1947

Pg. 9 MRS. CHARLES COE Mrs. Mary B. COE, 70, of South Charleston, died at 9 a.m. Sunday in Springfield City Hospital where she had been a patient for two weeks. She was born Oct. 28, 1876 at Saybrook, Ill., and was a member of the South Charleston Methodist Church. Surviving are: her husband, Charles; two daughters, Mrs. Herman BANDY, of South Charleston and Mrs. Russell GIEBELHOUSE (GLEBELHOUSE?), of Washington C. H.; a son, Maurice, of Cincinnati; a sister, Mrs. Orris DICK, of Columbus; a brother, Walter MOUSER of Springfield; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Sprague funeral home where friends may call after 2 p.m. Monday. Services will be held at the South Charleston Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Tuesday, and burial will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery.

COCHRAN, COMBS, DAVIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, August 16, 1947

Mrs. Margaret COMBS, 74 of 2011 S. Limestone st., died at 11:45 p.m. Friday in a Dayton hospital, where she had been a patient three months. Born in Selma, Mrs. COMBS had lived in Springfield most of her life. Survivors include three sons, Charles, Raymond and Carl, all of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Teresa COCHRAN of Dayton, and Mrs. Anna DAVIS of Springfield, and two grandchildren. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home to lie in state from Sunday noon until time of services at 9 a.m. Monday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery, South Charleston.

ALLEN, DEGROOT, OLDHAM, YOUNGQUIST Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 21, 1947

Illness Is Fatal To Frank DEGROOT. Frank R. DEGROOT, 75, a retired carpenter of 465 E. Madison Avenue, died at 12:45 a.m. Thursday at Mercycrest. Mr. DEROOT, born June 5, 1872, the Fayette County, Ohio, the son of James and Ellen Allen DEGROOT, had been in failing health for the past year, and was admitted to Mercycrest in April 1947. He had been a resident of Springfield for 56 years and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. On October 13, 1947, the DEGROOTS would have celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. Survivors include his widow, Blanche; one son, Gilbert, of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Phyllis OLDHAM of West Jefferson, and Mrs. Fern YOUNGQUIST of Springfield; and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

NICHOLSON, OATES, SNODGRASS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 21, 1947

Mrs. Dora OATES, 78, died after an extended illness at 2:15 a.m. Thursday in the IOOF Home, where she had been admitted in May 1947. Mrs. OATES, widow of Matthew OATES, was born in Clark County and had made her home one mile south of Dolly Varden, near South Charleston, for the past 59 years. She is survived by four nephews; Melville C. SNODGRASS and Joseph C. SNODGRASS of Springfield, William NICHOLSON of Urbana, and Ross OATES of South Charleston. The body was taken to the Sprague funeral home, South Charleston, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be made at Fletcher Chapel.

CULT, HOHLMEYER, VANDERMARK, WEBER, ZEIGLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 21, 1947

Harley A. ZEIGLER, 66, of 1834 Highland Avenue, died at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in his home following a prolonged illness. A native of Logan County, he resided in Springfield and Clark County most of his life. Mr. ZEIGLER, formerly a farmer, had been employed as a Robbins and Myers, Inc., foreman in more recent years. He was a member of Michael L. Finnel Lodge No. 711, Free and Accepted Masons, Fairfield, Ohio. Survivors include the widow, Maude; a daughter, Mrs. Audrey CULP of Springfield; two brothers, Joe of Springfield and Walter of Springfield, Route 3; three sisters, Mrs. Jessie WEBER of Columbus, Mrs. Estelle VANDERMARK of Caro, Mich., and Mrs. Ilo HOHLMEYER of Springfield; and two grandsons, Jerry and Billy CULP. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, with the Rev. A. L. Anderson, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BAILEY, FRY Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Saturday, September 6, 1947

Page 5. Death Notice- Mrs. John BAILEY, 68, of 1870 S. Limestone St., died 6 am Saturday, Sept. 6, 1947, in City Hospital emergency room. Body to John W. Patterson funeral home. Obit: Mrs. Mabel FRY BAILEY, 68, of 1870 S. Limestone St., died at 6 am Saturday in the emergency room at City Hospital following a two-day illness. She had been taken to the hospital at 5 am in a John W. Patterson ambulance. Mrs. BAILEY was born in Springfield and lived her entire life here with the exception of 15 years spent in Cleveland. She returned to Springfield a year ago. She was a member of the Church of God and Saints of Christ, Cleveland. She is survived by her husband, John, her stepmother, Mrs. Manie FRY, Springfield, and a brother, Acy FRY, of Flint, Mich. The body was taken to the John W. Patterson funeral home.

BARKMAN Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Saturday, September 6, 1947

Page 5. George BARKMAN - Hamilton, O., Sept. 6 - George BARKMAN, 78, who was granted one of the first registered architect's licenses issued in Ohio. He had been Butler County building inspector and architect since 1942.

FITZSIMMONS Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Saturday, September 6, 1947

Page 5. Mrs. Ellen FITZSIMMONS of 1422 W. High St. died 6:30 am Friday, Sept. 5, 1947, in Springfield City Hospital. Body to O'Brien-Kenney funeral home. Funeral 9 am Monday, St. Marys Church. Burial Calvary cemetery.

JOHNSON, LEFEVRE Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Saturday, September 6, 1947

George W. LEFEVRE, 75, died at 5:15 pm Thursday, Sept. 4, 1947, in home of daughter, Mrs. Everett JOHNSON, Springfield, Route 5. Body to Richards Memorial Home for funeral 10:30 am Monday with the Rev. John WILSON of the First Christian Church in charge. Burial Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at funeral home from Saturday evening to time of service.

RICHARDSON Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Saturday, September 6, 1947

Mrs. Abbiegail RICHARDSON, 76, of 24 N. Market St., died at 9:40 pm Friday, Sept. 5, 1947, in City Hospital. Body to Woods funeral home.

HARWOOD, VOGEL Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Saturday, September 6, 1947

William C.H. VOGEL, 85, former Springfield resident, died Thursday, Sept. 4, at Chattahoochee, Fla., and was buried Saturday morning in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Fla., according to word received here. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Kettie VOGEL, Miami, Fla.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Manton HARWOOD, and a sister, Miss Hattie VOGEL of Cleveland.

KINGERY, LEWIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, September 7, 1947

Page 2A. Mrs Pauline KINGERY, 89, died at noon Saturday in her residence on Kearns rd, after an extended period of failing health. She was a member of the Zion Baptist Church in Lawrence County, Ohio. She is survived by six sons, J C LEWIS, Springfield, Route 5; John and George KINGERY, Springfield; Harley LEWIS, Osborn, O, Jerome KINGERY, Springfield, Route 5, and Eugene KINGERY, Gallipolis, O. Funeral services will be held in the Littleton funeral home at 2 pm Monday, with burial in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

HICKS, JONES, LUNDA Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, September 7, 1947

Page 2A. Frank C JONES, 67, member and treasurer of the First Baptist Church on Perrin av, died in his residence, 1217 S Western ave, at 6 am Saturday. He had lived in Springfield 40 years. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Mrs Evelyn LUNDA of Akron, a sister, Mrs Pearl HICKS of Columbus, and a grandson, Nathaniel JONES of Springfield. The body was taken to the John W Patterson funeral home.

BOWMAN, HAGAN, KLINCK, MCDONALD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, September 20, 1947

Mrs. Bertha K. BOWMAN, 69,of 21 W. Perrin av., wife of Paul BOWMAN, died at 8:20 p.m. Firday in her residence following an illness of three months. She had been in failing health for the last year. Mrs. BOWMAN was born in Shortsville, N.Y., the daughter of Henry O. and Alice MCDONALD KLINCK, and had resided in Springfield for the last 38 years. She was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, and Norris Chapter, no. 426, Order of Eastern Star. She is survived by her husband; two sisters, Mrs, Eva KLINCK and Mrs. Hazel HAGAN, both of Springfield, and a brother, Fred KLINCK of Burbank, Calif. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

DAVIS, HANNING, MOLLENKAMP, SEARCH, SHEFRONE, VERMILLION, WALTERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 22, 1947

Charles C. DAVIS, 42, of 416 W. North st., died at 7:35 a.m. Monday in the City Hospital following a 10-month illness. Mr. DAVIS was born in Thurston, O., Sept. 9, 1905, the son of William and Margaret WALTERS DAVIS. He had resided in Springfield for the past 15 years, and was employed at the International Harvester Co. plant. Surviving are the widow, Mabel, a stepson, Thomas HANNING, of Canton; four sisters, Mrs. Hazel VERMILLION, of Basil, O; Mrs. Open MOLLENKAMP, of Columbus; Mrs. Ida SEARCH, of Marlon, and Mrs. Mary SHEFRONE, of Thurston; five brothers, Glen of Newark; Wilbur of Thornville; Chauncey, of Thurstone; Rolle of Kirkersville, and Fred of Springfield. The body was removed to the Richards Memorial Home

BOWERS, GAGEBY, GRINDLE, LUTZ, RICE, WOLF, ZEUNE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, September 23, 1947

Mrs. Ida F. GAGEBY, widow of Charles E. GAGEBY, died at 10 am Tuesday in the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. GRINDLE, 261 Hubert Ave., where she lived. Mr. GRINDLE is employed in the accounting department of The Springfield Daily News and Sun. Mrs. GAGEBY, whose husband died in 1936 in Springfield, was in failing health many years. She was born in Portsmouth, Ohio. Mrs. GAGEBY was a member of Grace Methodist Church, Springfield. Survivors are her daughter, Mrs. GRINDLE; two brothers, Clyde RICE of Columbus, and Clarence of Dayton; and four sisters, Mrs. Lamar WOLF, Mrs. Anna BOWERS and Mrs. Fannie ZEUNE, all of Springfield, and Mrs. Elizabeth LUTZ, Portsmouth. The body was removed to Littleton Funeral Home.

ARTHUR, BALDRIDGE, BARBER, COLLINS, DAWES, SAWYER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 25, 1947

Mrs. Isa M. ARTHUR, 75, widow of Attorney Edwin L. ARTHUR, 466 Woodlawn av., died at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Springfield City Hospital where she had been a patient since Saturday. She had been in failing health for several years. Mrs. ARTHUR was born in Cedarville on Jan. 20, 1872, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James BARBER and had been a resident of Springfield for more than 50 years. She had been a member of First United Presbyterian Church for many years. Her husband died Oct. 19, 1928. Survivors include two sons, Edwin L., a Springfield attorney, and Dr. Robert D. ARTHUR, also of this city; a daughter, Mrs. David SAWYER of Springfield; four sisters, Miss Effie M. BARBER of Springfield, Mrs. Nora BALDRIDGE of Dayton, Mrs. Laura COLLINS o fDenver, Colo., and Mrs. Jessie DAWES of Boston, Mass., and four grandchildren, David A. SAWYER, Anthony M. SAWYER, Miss Molly Ann ARTHUR and Robert Daniel ARTHUR, all of Springfield. The body was taken to the Jackson-Lytel funeral home where friends may call until services at 3 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Dr. Robert USTICK, pastor of First United Presbyterian Church, offciating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BURDINE, KING, LOBBIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, October 3, 1947

Funeral Services were being arranged Friday for Robert S. KING, 70, retired bank guard and oil company employee, who died at 4 p.m. Thursday in his home, 467 N. Yellow Springs st., following 10 years of failing health. Mr. King's wife, Stella R. KING, has been a patient in the Springfield City Hospital since April 8. Her condition was reported "good" Friday by hospital attaches. A son of David and Maria KING of Plattsburg, Mr. KING was born in Plattsburg March 17, 1877, and spent most of is life in Clark County. At one time he was employed as a bank guard at the First National Bank, and prior to that he was employed by the Standard Oil Co. He retired several years ago. He was a member of St. Andrews Lodge No. 619F. and A.M.; Springfield Chapter No. 48, R.A.M; Springfield Council No. 17, R. and S. M.; Palestine Commandery No. 33 and the Antioch Shrine. Surviving in addition to the widow are a sister, Mrs. F. R. BURDINE of Springfield; two nephews, Hoover KING of Springfield and Robert KING of Dayton, and one niece, Mrs. Ruth D. LOBBIN of Bedford Hills, N.Y. The body was removed to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home.

PERRY, VENRICK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, October 11, 1947

Pg 5 Harold E Venrick, about 50, of 726 E High Street, died of a heart attack Friday night in Norwood, Ohio, according to word received in Springfield. A former salesman and during WWII, a Patterson Field employee, Mr Venrick had been retired two years because of a heart ailment. Mr Venrick was a member of a Mechanicsburg Masonic Lodge and of the First Methodist Church of Mechanicsburg. Survivors include the widow, Elva L, and a daughter, Mrs Homer Perry of Mechanicsburg. The body was removed to the Jackson-Lytle Funeral Home to remain until Monday noon when it will be taken to the Mutual, Ohio Methodist church for services at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the Mutual Cemetery.

EWEN, FLORY, GILES, NANCE, POWERS, ROLLINS, SONNE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 13, 1947

Page 7. Col. 2. "John R NANCE Claimed By Death At Age of 65" John R NANCE, 65, a former employe of The Steel Products Engineering Co, died at 10:10 pm Sunday in his home on Ritchie rd, Springfield, Route 5. He was seriously ill three days. Because of failing health, Mr NANCE resigned as an employe of the engineering company several months ago. A native of Jackson County, O, he was born Feb 21, 1882, and resided in Clark County a number of years. Mr NANCE was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and Clark Lodge No 101, Free and Accepted Masons of Springfield. Survivors are his widow, Ida; a daughter, Mrs Martha Jean FLORY, Reading, O; his mother, Mrs Mary E NANCE of Jackson County, six sisters, Mrs Mary E EWEN, Pittsburgh, Pa; Mrs Julia GILES, Chicago, Ill; Mrs Sadie Donaldson, Jackson County; Mrs Pearl ROLLINS, Cove, O; Mrs Anna POWERS and Mrs Lena SONNE, both of Columbus; six brothers, Charles NANCE and Jacob NANCE, both of Plain City, O; James, Earl and Samuel NANCE, all of Jackson County, and Joseph NANCE of Springfield, and one granddaughter, Miss Jean Ann FLORY of Reading. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home for services there at 2 pm Wednesday, the Rev Daniel J Uhlman, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, in charge. Burial will be in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

COOK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 15, 1947

Herbert C. COOK, 61, of 366 S. Arlington av., died at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in his residence following several months of failing health. Mr. COOK was born in Selma, Aug. 12, 1886, the son of William and Margaret COOK, and had been a resident of Springfield for the last 32 years. He formerly operated a grocery business in the southside of Springfield, was a member of the Clifton Avenue Methodist Church, Clark Lodge No. 101, Free and Accepted Masons, a veteran of World War I, and a member of the American Legion. He is survived by two brothers, Edwin of Springfield and Raymond of Dayton. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home

BARBAR, BERTY, CIRCLE, DEATON, STUDEBAKER, WILLIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 6, 1947

Page 5. Funeral services were being arranged Thursday for Raymond Charles CIRCLE, 56 of North Hampton who died at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the City Hospital after a --day illness. Mr. CIRCLE was born Sept. 8, 1891 in North Hampton. He was injured some years ago in an accident while employed as salesman for Standard Dairy Co., now rden's in Springfield. Survivors include his widow, ---da, and two daughters, Mr. -arion STUDEBAKER of Troy, and Mrs. Chester BARBAR of Decatur, ---; a brother, Edward of New Carlisle, Route 2; three sisters, Mrs. Ernest DEATON and Mrs. Lee -- BERTY, both of New Carlisle, Route 2, and Mrs. Jack WILLIS of Pacific Beach, Calif. and a grandchild. The body was taken to Littleton funeral home.

BROWN, PERKINS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 6, 1947

Page 5. Leonard PERKINS, 64, of 410 W. High st., died at 11:25 p.m. Wednesday in the City Hospital where he had been admitted Sunday. He had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill one week. Mr. PERKINS was born in Marysville on Jan. 10, 1883, the son of Judson and Hattie PERKINS. He had resided in Springfield for the past 35 years. Survivors include his widow, Cora; a sister, Mrs. Susie BROWN, of Cincinnati; and two brothers, William PERKINS of Magnetic...(rest of obit cut off).

REKS, TAYLOR, WATSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 6, 1947

Page 5. Donald TAYLOR, 37, of 720 East st., died at 1 a.m. Thursday in the City Hospital where he was admitted Saturday. Mr. TAYLOR was born on April 19, 1910 near Sidney, O. Mr. TAYLOR lived in Springfield 19 years and during that time was a mechanic for International Harvester Co. He served in the United States Army in World War II. He moved to Springfield from Woodstock., O. Survivors include his widow, Jennie; a daughter, Mrs. Donna M. WATSON, Mingo, O.; his father, Philip TAYLOR, Woodstock; his mother, Mrs. Deda REKS, Springfield; a brother Cory TAYLOR, Toledo. The body was taken to the Rose funeral home for services there at 2 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Herbert Keebler, pastor of the Lagonda Congregational Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

CAREY, CRANTON, SNELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 6, 1947

Page 5. West Liberty. Ben L. CAREY, 86, a retired farmer, died at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in his home two miles west of here. He was born in Champaign County on Feb. 2, 1861, the son of Jacob and Mary Jane SNELL CAREY. Mr. CAREY had lived in his home for the last 37 years. Surviving are his widow Mary, and a sister Mrs. Mattie CRANTON, (location illegible). Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Wilkins funeral home here with the Rev. Homer Knabel officiating. Burial will be in nearby Wesley Chapel Cemetery.

FISH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 6, 1947

Page 5. Dayton. Mrs. Ada FISH, 60, native of Urbana, died Tuesday at her home, 221 Harbine av. Surviving are a son, Lester, and a daughter, Sarah Ann. Services will be a 1 p.m. Friday in the Jones Bro-- Funeral Home, Rev. Jerome Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery, Urbana.

POWERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 6, 1947

Page 5. Urbana. Miss Mary POWERS died at 6 a.m. Wednesday in the residence of the brother with whom she resided, Jesse POWERS, 131 W. Church st. The body was taken to the Ryan funeral home. Services are to be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday in St. Marys Church and burial will be in Oak Dale Cemetery.

BOYER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 6, 1947

Page 5. Urbana. Funeral services for Mrs. Ida BOYER, N. Main st., will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Humphreys and Son funeral home, with burial in Kingcreek Cemetery. Mrs. BOYER, the widow of Arthur BOYER, died Tuesday night in the Champaign County Hospital. (Remainder of obit, if any, cut off).

GRISSO, LEHMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, November 8, 1947

William H. LEHMAN, 88, died of a heart attack in the home of his son, Orla C. LEHMAN, in Dialton, at 3:30 p.m. Friday. he was born in North Hampton May 4, 1859, the son of Christopher and Elizabeth LEHMAN. Mr. LEHMAN was preceded in death by his wife, Abi, in 1931. Mr. LEHMAN began his career as a blacksmith when he was 14 years old in the J. E. Myers wagon wheel factory in Dialton, and served as a blacksmith for more than 60 years. He is survived by his three sons, Orla C., and Ogden R. and Alvin J. both of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Lizzie GRISSO of North Hampton, and a number of nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home. It will be moved to the Dialton Reformed Church Monday noon where it will lie in state until the funeral services at 2 p.m. Monday. The Rev. M. P. Schoepfle, pastor of the church will officiate. Burial will be in Lawrenceville Cemetery.

GLIEMMO, JAMES, ROLLER, SCHNEIDER, SINE Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Saturday, November 15, 1947

Funeral services for Oliver I. ROLLER, 72, who died at 8 a.m. Saturday in his home on Springfield, Route 1, will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Littleton funeral home. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery. A resident of Clark County all his life, Mr. Roller was commander of Keifer Camp No. 3, United Spanish War Veterans, and was a retired maintenance man for the physical education department at Wittenberg College. Mr. ROLLER began as caretaker of the physical education department at the college in 1904 and was reported to have seen almost all of the great Wittenberg football, basketball and baseball stars from 1904 to 1940 in action. He was the second person in the history of Wittenberg College to receive an honorary Wittenberg "W" college letter for his faithful service to the college athletic department. The award was made in 1939. Mr. ROLLER started to work for the college on Sept. 1, 1904. The athletic equipment at the time consisted of a small gymnasium located at the present site of the location of the current health and physical education building and later removed to another part of the campus to be used as a carpenter's shop, it was reported at the time Mr. ROLLER received his college "W". He planned to attend Saturday's Homecoming football game involving Wittenberg College and Capital University. He was the son of Levi and Sarah JAMES ROLLER. His survivors are his widow, Myrtle U; two daughters, Mrs. Grace SCHNEIDER, Springfield, and Mrs. Doris GLIEMMO, Beatty; two sons, Harold R. and Raymond O. ROLLER, both of this city; one sister, Mrs. Emma SINE, Springfield, Route 1; a brother, Forest ROLLER, Springfield, Route 1; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

BEAKLER, BOTKIN, ENTLER, GRISSO, LEFFUE, SHEETS, SMITH, WEBB, ZIEGLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, November 29, 1947

Page 3. John L. BOTKIN, 65, of 55 Lincoln av., died at 2:34 p.m. Friday in his home. He had been ill for several years. Mr. Botkin was born in Clark County on June 10, 1882, the son of Robert and Barbara SHEETS BOTKIN. He had lived in Clark County all his life. He is survived by his widow, Barbara; four daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth BEAKLER, Miss Genevieve BOTKIN and Miss Joan BOTKIN, all of Springfield, and Mrs. Mary ENTLER, South Charleston; two sons, Albert and George, Springfield; three brothers, Charles, New Carlisle; Robert, Springfield; five sisters, Mrs. Zora WEBB, Mrs. Minnie ZIEGLER and Mrs. Martha GRISSO, all of New Carlisle; Mrs. Catherine LEFFUE, Springfield, and Mrs. Delia SMITH, Troy; and four grandchildren. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

BYERLY, HARRIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, November 29, 1947

Funeral services were being planned Saturday for Nancy Joan HARRIS, 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert HARRIS, who died Friday in the City Hospital. Other survivors are a sister, Mrs. Alice J. BYERLY, Elkhart, Ind; and three brothers, Robert and Richard, both of Springfield, and Roger,in the Navy. The body is at Richard Memorial Home.

BORTON, COWAN, GROVES, HALEY, MCKAIG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 1, 1947

Mrs. Minnie L. COWAN died at 7 p.m. Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank E. MCKAIG, 605 S. Tanglewood dr. She had been a life-long resident of Clark County, and an active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. Her husband, David S. COWAN died 12 years ago. She was the daughter of William T. and Elizabeth BORTON HALEY. Surviving are the daughter, Mrs. MCKAIG, a sister, Mrs. Charles GROVES, of Springfield, and one grandson. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home

COURTNEY, OCONNOR, REIGHARD, THOMPSON, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 8, 1947

Mrs. Maurice O'CONNOR 55, died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in her 1023 Farlow st. residence. She was born in Springfield on Dec. 25, 1891, and had lived here all her life. Surviving are the husband Maurice; two daughters, Mrs. James REIGHARD and Mrs. Ruth WILLIAMS, both of Springfield, one son, Joseph O'CONNOR, of Dayton; a brother, Thomas COURTNEY of Columbus, a sister, Mrs. Mayme THOMPSON, of Springfield, and six grandchildren. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home and will be removed Monday afternoon to the residence of the daughter Mrs. REIGHARD, at 1033 Lagonda av. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

CARNEY, OCONNOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 8, 1947

Mrs. Catherine O'CONNOR, 80, of 257 Selma rd., died at 4 p.m. Saturday in the City Hospital. She was born Jan. 13, 1866, at London, O., but had spent most of her life in Springfield. She was a member of the Married Ladies Sodality of St. Joseph Church. One sister, Mrs. Nan CARNEY of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews survive. The body was taken to the O'Brien funeral home, where it may be viewed from Sunday evening until 8:45 a.m. services Tuesday in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Dayton.

BURTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 10, 1947

Page 20. Sgt. William H. BURTON, husband of Mrs. Elaine BURTON, 318 N. Jackson St, was killed in action Jan 15, 1945. Body to arrive in Springfield Friday in Littleton funeral home with Rev. A. L. Anderson, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in charge. Grimes-Kohl Post No. 1031, VFW, to conduct military graveside services.

BARNHART, BUCHER, COCHRAN, MARSHALL, NAYLOR, OLEWALT, SHERFY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 11, 1947

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the Brethren Church, New Carlisle, for George S. BUCHER, 82, of New Carlisle, Route 3, who died at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday in Springfield City Hospital, where he had been a patient since Nov. 27. The Rev. Robert L. SHERFY and the Rev. Albert NAYLOR will officiate. The body was sent to Trostel funeral home, New Carlisle, and was sent Thursday morning to the BUCHER residence, where friends may call until 10 a.m. Friday, when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until services. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends were asked to omit flowers. A lifelong farmer, Mr. BUCHER was the son of the late Michael BUCHER and Lydia OLEWALT BUCHER. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Paul MARSHALL of Cincinnati, Mrs. Russell BARNHART of New Carlisle, Route 3, and Mrs. Leonard COCHRAN of Valdosta, Ga., 13 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

CAMPAGNS, HILL, LOHNES, PERRY, STEWART Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 11, 1947

The body of Pfc. Arthur P. HILL, 25, who was killed in Germany on March18, 1945, arrived in Springfield, Thursday noon. He entered the service on June 2, 1944, and was a member of the 26th Infantry, First Division, and fought in France, Belgium and Germany. Surviving are the widow, Dorothy; two daughters, Carolyn Louise and Joyce Ann at 827 Cypress st; the mother, Mrs. Ethel LOHNES; three brothers, Benjamin and Frederick HILL and Robert LOHNES,all of Springfield; four sisters, Mrs. Edith CAMPAGNS, Cleveland, and Mrs. William STEWART, Mrs. Catherine PERRY and Miss Ruth LOHNES, all of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home and will remain there until graveside military services are held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday by the Rev. Fr. August Bernard at Soldiers Mound in Calvary Cemetery.

CRABILL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 18, 1947

William E. CRABILL, Springfield, Route 6, died at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in Springfield City Hospital. He had been a patient in the hospital since December 8. The body was removed to Richards Memorial Home.

WHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 2, 1948

Lawrence WHITE, 73, of Columbus av., Springfield, Route 6, died at 12:14 p.m. Thursday in the Springfield City Hospital following an illness of five days. Mr. WHITE was born in Ohio on November 14, 1874, the son of Frank and Frances WHITE, and was a retired lumberman. Survivors include his widow, Margaret; two sons, Arthur and Raphael, both of Springfield; three brothers, Charles of Oklahoma City,, Okla., Mitchell and J. W. both of Springfield and six grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.

HARRINGTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 2, 1948

L. J. HARRINGTON, National Supply Employee, Dies. Lamar J. HARRINGTON, 36, of 20 East Pleasant Street, died at 6:15 a.m. Friday in Springfield City Hospital. He was employed by The National Supply Co. here for 23 years, and at the time of his death he was superintendent of shop scheduling. Mr. HARRINGTON was born here November 20, 1911, and was a member of St. Raphael Church, the Holy Name Society of the church and National Supply Foreman's Club. Members of the Foreman's Club will meet at 7 p.m. Sunday in the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home. Survivors are his widow, Martha E., and a son, Donald J.; his mother, Mrs. Thomas HARRINGTON; a brother, Cletus E., and a sister, miss Isabel N. HARRINGTON, all of Springfield. Services will be at 9 a.m. Monday with Solemn Requiem High mass in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. The body may be viewed in the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home from Saturday afternoon until time of services.

MUSTARD, SCHRAM, SPRINZ, URGENTHEUM, ZURMUHLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 2, 1948

Mrs. Mary SPRINZ, 82, of 33 West High Street, died at 7 a.m. Thursday in Springfield City Hospital following an illness of six weeks. Born in Batavia, Ohio, June 5, 1865, she was the daughter of John and Margaret ZURMUHLE, and had lived in Springfield since 1918. She was a member of Central Methodist Church and of Violet Council of the Daughters of America. Surviving are her husband, Charles; two daughters, Mrs. George R. SCHRAM of Tipp City, and Mrs. H. L. MUSTARD of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Fred UNGETHEUM, and a brother, John ZURMUHLE, both of Batavia, and four grandchildren. The body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home where Violet Council, Daughters of America, will hold services at 7 p.m., and where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Dr. W.W. Wiant officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

DAVIS, LOWRY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 2, 1948

Beverly Ann LOWRY, 7 month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William R. LOWRY, E. Home rd., Springfield, Route, died at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in the City Hospital after a three-day illness. The child was born in Springfield May 25, 1947. Survivors are the parents, a sister, Barbara K., at home, and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. D.W. DAVIS of Troy, Ohio. The body was taken to Richards Memorial Home, where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday by the Rev. Glenn E. Copeland, pastor of Grace Methodist Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BUTLER, NOONAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 2, 1948

Thomas J. BUTLER, 85, of Columbus, died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Mercycrest. He was a native of Marion, Ohio, and was born May 24, 1862. Mr. Butler was a member of Holy Rosary Church, Columbus. Survivors are his widow, Sarah m., of Columbus; two sons, John N. of Winter park, Fla., and Thomas M. of Columbus; two daughters, Mrs. M. A. Noonan and Miss Laura BUTLER, both of Columbus. The body was sent to Egan-Ryan funeral home, Columbus.

WHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 3, 1948

Lawrence WHITE, 73, of Columbus av., Springfield, Route 6, died at 12:14 p.m. Thursday, January 1, 1948, in City Hospital. Body to Littleton funeral home. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. Bernard Church. Burial in St. Bernard Cemetery.

ANTRIM, KEADY, OCONNOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 19, 1948

Mrs. James O'CONNOR, 53, of 30 E. Euclid av., died at 8:30 a.m. Sunday in her residence. Mrs. O'CONNOR was born in Springfield and had been a resident of this community all her life. She was a member of St. Raphael Church. Survivors include her husband; a sister, Mrs. Marie ANTRIM; two brothers, James KEADY and Francis KEADY, all of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home where it may be viewed from Monday evening until time of services at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.


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