Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for February thru October 1948


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COFFMAN, GROVER, MERCER, NANCE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 24, 1948

Page 7. Col. 1. "Mrs B F NANCE Dies Following Long Illness". Mrs Bertie F NANCE, 69, of 516 Linwood av, died in her home at 8:15 am Tuesday after several years of failing health and five days of serious illness. A former Jackson O, resident, Mrs NANCE had made her home in Springfield for the last 35 years and was a member of the Central Christian Church. A daughter of Calvin and Symantha MERCER, she was born in Scioto County on Feb 11, 1879. Survivors are her husband, George W (Burt) NANCE; four sisters, Mrs W G MERCER of Jackson County, Miss Mae MERCER and Mrs Jacob COFFMAN of Jackson, O, and Mrs John GROVER of Springfield; and two brothers, Winfield MERCER of Jackson, O, and Millard MERCER of Jackson County. The Body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

HAUSE, KERSHENER, PHLEGER, STANDLEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 24, 1948

Page 7. Col. 1. Miss Mary HAUSE. A 13-week illness resulted in the death in the City Hospital at 6:10 am Tuesday of Miss Mary E HAUSE, 77, retired New Moorefield school teacher. Services will be held at 1:30 pm Thursday, Miss HAUSE's birthday anniversary, in the Jackson-Lytle funeral home, with the Rev. George W Thompson, of Port Jefferson, O officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. A New Moorefield resident all her life, Miss HAUSE was born Feb 26, 1870, the daughter of George W and Charlotte KERSHENER HAUSE. She taught school in New Moorefield for many years and was a member of the Pleasant Hill Methodist Church. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs Lillie STANDLEY of New Moorefield and Mrs Carrie PHLEGER of Springfield, a brother, Clinton W HAUSE of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

BOWERMASTER, JONES, LUKER, PERKINS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 24, 1948

Page 7. Col. 2. Daniel W JONES, 80, of 126 Lansdowne av, Dayton, died Sunday in St Elizabeth Hospital where he was admitted Feb 20. A native of Springfield, he had resided in Dayton 30 years and was a member of the Drexel Evangelical United Brethren Church. Surviving are two stepsons, Thomas and Jake Otto PERKINS of Dayton, and two stepdaughters, Mrs Virginia BOWERMASTER of Dayton, and Mrs Nettie LUKER of Highgrove, Calif.

GREENWOOD, HANNAH, PETERS, SCHMELL, SNELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 8, 1948

Mrs. Adam SNELL. Funeral services for Mrs. Emma SNELL, 74, of 1043 Farlow St., will be held at 10 am Wednesday in Richards Memorial Home, the Rev. Edgar F. Drumel, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery. Mrs. SNELL died at 9:15 pm Saturday in Springfield City Hospital. She had been in failing health for some time. Mrs. SNELL was born in Springfield on March 9, 1873. She was the widow of Adam SNELL, who died May 1, 1941, in Springfield. Survivors include four daughter, Miss Alice SNELL of Springfield, Mrs. Ruth SOHN and Mrs. Edna PETERS, both of Dayton, and Mrs. Dorothy HANNAH of Toledo; five sons, Harry B. of Dayton, and Charles, Clarence, Paul and Arthur, all of Springfield Additional Information submitted by Amber Bers840@aol.com : Maiden name was Emma GREENWOOD. Her husband Adam SNELL changed his name from SCHMELL in the late 1800's. Daughter listed as Mrs. Edna PETERS was Edna (Peggy) PETERS.

AULDRIDGE, BLOSSER, HUFFMAN, PARKER, STRICHER, WALLACE, YOHN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 11, 1948

Page 27. Urbana. Mrs. Martha E. YOHN. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Humphreys funeral home for Mrs. Martha E. YOHN, 62, of W. Broadway st., who died Tuesday night in her residence. Burial will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. YOHN is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis STRICHER of Wyandote Mich., seven daughters, Mrs. Tracy WALLACE of Kenton, Mrs. Frances AULDRIDGE of Springfield, Mrs. Effie PARKER of Cable, Mrs. Florence PARKER and Mrs. Bertha BLOSSER of Urbana, Mrs. Ella HUFFMAN of Conover, and Miss Julia YOHN, at home; one son, John, at home; three brothers; three sisters, and 32 grandchildren.

HALL, MILLER, MITCHEM, WISE, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 11, 1948

Page 27. Florence E. MITCHEM, 20, of 355 Linden av., died in the City Hospital at 6:25 a.m. Thursday following a short illness. She was born in Springfield Oct. 23, 1927. Surviving are her husband, John L.; a son, Michael Leroy; her mother, Mrs. Myrtle WRIGHT; a stepfather, Fred WRIGHT; a sister, Mrs. Betty HALL; half sister, Mrs. Eva WISE, all of Springfield, and a brother, Raymond MILLER of Newark. Funeral services will be in the residence at 3 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. C. A. Sundberg officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. The body was taken to Littleton funeral home.

MILLS, TAYLOR, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 11, 1948

Page 27. Doris Louise TAYLOR, five-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl TAYLOR, 1513 W. Clark st., died at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, 1948 in City Hospital. Survivors, other than the parents, are paternal grandmother, Mrs. Belle TAYLOR of Chattanooga, Tenn., the maternal grandparents, Mrs. Helen MILLS and Donald WRIGHT, both of Springfield. Body to John W. Patterson funeral home for services 1 p.m. Saturday with Rev. Herbert Benton in charge. Burial Ferncliff Cemetery.

BAIRD, BARR, COMSTOCK, GRUBB, LIGHTLE, NEER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, March 19, 1948

 Mechanicsburg - Funeral services will be at 2 p. m. Thursday in the Davis and Byers funeral home here for Mrs. Millie COMSTOCK NEER, 91, who died at 4 a. m. Tuesday in Springfield City Hospital, where she had been taken 10 days ago after a fall in which she suffered a broken leg. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery here. A native of Mechanicsburg, Mrs. Neer resided in the Catawba area all her life. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Floy BAIRD of South Vienna, Mrs. George LIGHTLE of Springfield, Mrs. Eugene GRUBB of Mechanicsburg and Ruth at home; two sons, Ben of Mechanicsburg and Mahlon of Mechanicsburg rural route; a sister, Mrs. Ada BARR of Mechaincsburg, and 22 grand children and 33 great-grand children. The body will be taken to the late residence Wednesday Noon and returned to the funeral home Thursday noon.

BEATTY, JACKSON, KEPLER, PENWELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 9, 1948

Page 24, Col. 3. "Mrs G PENWELL Dies In Columbus At Age Of 53" Mrs Mary M PENWELL, 53, of Springfield, Route 3, wife of Grover PENWELL, died in Doctors Hospital, Columbus, at 11:30 pm Thursday. A Clark County resident for 26 years, Mrs PENWELL was born in Bainbridge, O, on June 13, 1894, the daughter of Jobe and Mary KEPLER. She had been in failing health for several months. She is survived by her husband, three brothers, Jake and Emmett KEPLER of Greenfield, O, and Leslie of Chillicothe, and two sisters, Mrs Nancy JACKSON of Hillsboro, O, and Mrs Cora BEATTY of Greenfield. The body was taken to Richards Memorial Home.

ALBERTS, SIBOLE, TOPPING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 9, 1948

Page 24, Col. 3. Mrs William J SIBOLE Mrs Margaret SIBOLE, 65, former Springfield resident, died at 5 pm Wednesday in her home near Waverly, O, following several years of illness. Daughter of William and Amanda SIBOLE, she married William J SIBOLE, a cousin, in Springfield in September of 1917. Survivors besides her husband, include two sisters, Mrs Ethel ALBERTS of Springfield and Mrs Neil TOPPING of Waverly; three brothers, Frank and Harold of Waverly and Philip SIBOLE of Miami Beach Fla. Funeral services will be at 2 pm Saturday in Waverly.

BIXLER, BOTKIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 12, 1948

Page 13. BIXLER -- Robert M. Bixler, 86, of New Carlisle, Route 3, died in his home at 4:20 a.m. Sunday, April 11, 1948. Body to Doom Brothers funeral home, New Carlisle, for services at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Orville Hert officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Monday. Burial in Myers Cemetery. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.com: Robert Morgan Bixler's parents are John BIXLER and Elizabeth BOTKIN (born 1834, brother to Robert BOTKIN who was born 1839).]

BOOKWALTER, MCCANDLESS, MITCHELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 12, 1948

Mrs. Sarah SHUEY MCCANDLESS of Mt. Lebanon, Pittsburgh, Pa., a granddaughter of Ross MITCHELL, pioneer Springfield industrialist, died there Saturday. She was the daughter of Edwin L. and Effie MITCHELL SHUEY of Dayton. Surviving are her husband, J. Bard; a daughter, Barbara; a sister, Mrs. Alfred BOOKWALTER, and a brother, Edwin L. SHUEY, both of Springfield. Brief funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Laughlin funeral home at Pittsburgh, and the body will then be sent to Dayton for graveside services at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Woodlawn Cemetery. Dr. Hugh Evans of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Dayton will officiate. Friends may call at the O.P. Boyer funeral home on Riverside Dr. in Dayton from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

BOOKWALTER, MCCANDLESS, MITCHELL, SHUEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 12, 1948

Mrs. Sarah SHUEY MCCANDLESS of Mt. Lebanon, Pittsburg, Pa., a granddaughter of Ross MITCHELL, pioneer Springfield industrialist, died there Saturday. She was the daughter of Edwin L. and Effie MITCHELL SHUEY of Dayton. Surviving are her husband, J. Bard; a daughter, Barbara; a sister, Mrs. Alfred BOOKWALTER, and a brother, Edwin L. SHUEY, both of Springfield. Brief funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Laughlin funeral home at Pittsburgh, and the body will then be sent to Dayton for graveside services at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Woodlawn Cemetery. Dr. Hugh Evans of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Dayton will officiate. Friends may call at the O. P. Boyer funeral home on Riverside dr. in Dayton from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

BRINES, HOUSER, MILLER, NANCE, PETERMAN, SNYDER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 23, 1948

Page 9 Col.1. Mrs Earnest NANCE. Mrs Mary Elizabeth NANCE, 67, of Urbana, route 4, wife of Earnest NANCE, died at 9:05 pm Thursday in her residence following an illness of two years. Mrs NANCE was born in Dunlow, W Va, on Aug 28, 1880, and had resided at the Urbana address for the last two and a half months. She formerly lived with her step-daughter, Mrs Max BRINES of South Vienna, Route 1. Survivors include her husband; a son, Joseph HOUSER of Springfield, a daughter, Mrs Cora SNYDER of Urbana, Route 4; three stepdaughters, Mrs William MILLER and Mrs Theodore PETERMAN, both of Springfield, and Mrs BRINES; a stepson, Sherman NANCE of Springfield, 16 grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where services will be held at 2 pm Sunday with the Rev C E Byers officiating. Burial will be in Newcomers Cemetery.

DODSWOTH, STRITCH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 24, 1948

Charles R. DODSWOTH, Sr. of Dayton, and formerly of Springfield, died in Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton at 12:45 a.m. Saturday. For several years Mr. DODSWOTH was connected with The Springfield Daily News advertising department and later with the advertising department of the Miami (Fla.) Daily News. Mrs. DODSWOTH cam to Springfield as a young man from Davenport, Ia., and married Catherine STRITCH of Springfield. Surviving are his wife; two sons, Charles R., Jr., of Dayton, and Walter L. of Key West Fla., and two daughters, Mary Joann and Catherine Ellen of Dayton. Funeral services will be conducted in the residence, 600 Lexington av., Dayton, at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Agnes Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Dayton. Friends may call at the residence after 3 p.m. Monday.

DODSWORTH, STRITCH Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, April 25, 1948

Funeral services for Charles R. DODSWORTH, Sr., of Dayton, and formerly of Springfield, will be at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in his residence, 600 Lexington av., Dayton, and at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Agnes Church there. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Dayton. Mr. DODSWORTH died in Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, at 12:45 a.m. Saturday. He had been in ill health more than five years. A native of England, he came to America as a boy with his parents, who settled in Davenport, Ia. In 1917, he came to Springfield as manager of John M. Adams and Co., general insurance firm. He then was employed in the advertising department of The Sun and later was transferred to the advertising department of The Daily News. He left Springfield to work in the advertising department of the Miami Daily News, Miami, Fla., from where he moved to Dayton for employment with The Dayton Daily News. He married Catherine STRITCH of Springfield. Surviving are his widow; tow sons, Charles R., Jr., of Dayton, and Walter L. of Key West, Fla., and tow daughters, Mary Joann and Catherine Ellen of Dayton. Friends may call at the residence in Dayton after 3 p.m. Monday.

BEAKLER, BOTKIN, KEITH, MCAFFEE, VANGANT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 3, 1948

Pvt. Ora S. BEAKLER. Funeral services and full military rites will be held Wednesday for Pvt. Ora S. BEAKLER, 24, of 55 Lincoln av., who was killed in action in Normandy, France, in 1944. The body will arrive at Richards Memorial Home at 4:30 p.m. Monday and brief services will be held there at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Military rites will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars at 2 p.m. on Soldiers Mound, Ferncliff Cemetery, where burial is to be made. The son of Mr. And Mrs. Ora BEAKLER, he was born in Greene County, June 30, 1919. Prior to his induction into the Army Dec. 1, 1942, he was employed at the Bauer Brothers Co., Springfield. In April, 1943, Pvt. BEAKLER was sent overseas and was killed in action during the Normandy beachhead operations, June 14, 1944. Besides his widow, Elizabeth BEAKLER, he is survived by his parents, a brother, William of Fairfield, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary VANGANT of Dayton, and Mrs. Lola KEITH of Fairfield. [More information from Jan Botkin Therkildsen, Therkild@aol.com: His wife was Elizabeth Ann BOTKIN, d/o John Leroy BOTKIN and Barbara Edith McAFFEE.]

DISMORE, LEAR, SALTWELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 19, 1948

Page 16. Everett LEAR, 50, Called By Death. Everett LEAR, 50, of Mechanicsburg rd. died in his residence at 3 a.m. Wednesday after an illness of three weeks. Death was attributed to coronary thrombosis. Resident of this locality for approximately 25 years, Mr. LEAR was employed as an automobile mechanic by Roy Kohl, Inc. contractor. He is the son of Fay and Ella SALTWELL LEAR of Wolcott, Inc., where he was born. Mr. LEAR was a veteran of World War I, and he attended the Second Church of God. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Dallas LEAR, a son, Ernest LEAR, and two grandchildren, Beverly and Carollyn LEAR, all of the Mechanicsburg rd. address; two brothers, Kenneth and Abe LEAR of Rensselear, Ind.; and two sisters, Mrs. Frieda DISMORE of Wolcott and another of Cleveland. The body was taken to Littleton funeral home, where services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday by the Rev. G. W. Duckwall. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Park.

BENTLEY, HESS, OVERHOLSER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 19, 1948

Page 16. Miss Ruby Maxine BENTLEY, 20, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Myron F. BENTLEY of Dayton, formerly of Springfield died at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday in Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, following a three-month time. Born in Springfield, May 1, 1928, Miss BENTLEY had resided with her parents in Dayton for the past six years. A graduate of Wilbur Wright High School, Dayton, she was employed as cashier at Rike's Beauty Salon. She was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church, Dayton. Besides her parents, Miss BENTLEY is survived by two sisters, Norma Jean BENTLEY and Bette Rae HESS, Dayton; three brothers, Myron Jr. Springfield, and Donald and Ronald of Dayton; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Martha BENTLEY and maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ora OVERHOLSER, both of Springfield. The body was removed to the Morris Sons funeral home, Dayton, where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday by the Rev. S. R. Martin of Dayton. Burial will be in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery, near Springfield

BOTKIN, BOTKINS, GRISSO, LEFFEL, LEFUE, SHEETS, SIGLER, SMITH, WEBB Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 5, 1948

Page 3. (Includes Photo) Funeral services for William H. BOTKINS, 79, formerly of 1218 Maiden Lane, will be held in the Trostel Funeral Home, New Carlisle, at 2 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Harold E. Bowman, assisted by Rev. Charles Byers, in charge. Mr. BOTKIN died at 6:45 a.m. Friday in a Dayton hospital, where he had been a patient since November. A painter, he was formerly of New Carlisle, where he was at one time custodian in the school. He had lived in Springfield for 20 years. Surviving are the widow, Anna C. and two sons, Albert and Horace, all of Springfield; five sisters, Mrs. Levi WEBB, Mrs. Minnie SIGLER and Mrs. Emerson GRISSO all of New Carlisle; Mrs. Glenn SMITH, Troy, and Mrs. Catherine LEFUE, Springfield; two brothers, Charles of New Carlisle, and Robert of Springfield; and five grandchildren. Friends are asked to call after 12 noon on Sunday at the funeral home. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.com: 1880 census shows Robert 40 and Barbara 35 BOTKIN as parents of William H. 11, Minnie M. 8, Charles L. 6, Catherine V. 3, and Robert 2 months. Brother Robert's marriage record lists his parents as Robert BOTKIN and Ellen SHEETS. And Clark County, Ohio Marriage Records, Volume 5 lists Robert BOTKIN marrying Barbara E. SHEETS on 12/16/1860. In 1900 census William H. BOTKIN is listed as age 31 with wife Capitola BOTKIN age 31 and son Delbert BOTKIN age 9. Clark County OH Marriage Licenses: Volume 14, lists 9/10/1890 marriage between William BOTKIN and Capitola LEFFEL. I believe Anna C. LEFFEL BOTKIN and Capitola LEFFEL BOTKIN are the same lady.]

BUCK, MCNAMARA Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, July 1, 1948

Perry BUCK, 85, died at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in his 532 Vine st. home. Born in County Waterford, Ireland, he came to Springfield in about 1864. Surviving are the widow, Delia; a brother, Thomas, and a sister, Mrs. Catherine MCNAMARA of London, O. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home. Services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph Church, and burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

JUNG, PHARES, SOUTHWORTH, WIGHT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 4, 1948

Frank WIGHT, 67, President of the Triad Products Co., Inc., died suddenly in his home at 1425 Lexington av., at 3 p.m. Saturday. Death was attributed to a blood clot which caused heart failure. A native of England, he has resided in Springfield for the last 42 years. When Mrs. and Mrs. WIGHT came to the United States they went directly to Cincinnati. Four months later they moved to Springfield. For 18 years Mr. WIGHT worked for the old Superior Gas Engine Co. Then, approximately 22 years ago, he and his late son-in-law started the Triad Products Co. For 20 years the company was located in the Shuey Factories Building, but the last two years the company has been at 108 E. Mulberry st. The company manufactures oil field equipment, including safety belts and vale cups, and also is a distributor for the B. F. Goodrich Co. During the was years the company manufactured war equipment. Mr. WIGHT was born July 2, 1881. His death came one day after he had observed his 67th birthday. He was a member and former choir master of St. Joseph Church, was a member of the Holy Name Society of the church and was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose. Survivors include his widow, Jane; one son, Francis J. WIGHT at home; two daughters, Mrs. Louis JUNG and Mrs. John PHARES, both of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Ethel SOUTHWORTH of Fall River, Mass, and five grandchildren. The body was taken to the O'Brien- Kenney funeral home where it may be viewed until services at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

WARREN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 17, 1948

Mrs. Bertha Myrtle WARREN , 70 of 414 ½ E. Columbia st., died in Springfield City Hospital at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15, 1948. Body to Littleton funeral home for services 3 p.m. Wednesday. Burial Ferncliff Cemetery.

BINEGAR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 17, 1948

Body of Pfc. Robert E. BINEGAR , 24 of 212 N. Race st., killed in action in Italy in March, 1944, arrived in Springfield at 12:20 p.m. Monday. To Richards Memorial Home for services 1 p.m. Tuesday. Burial at New Martinsburg, O.

CLARK, MEDDOCK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 17, 1948

Carl William CLARK, eight-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry CLARK, 620 E. Columbia st., died at 8:15 p.m. Sunday in the Springfield City Hospital. The child was born Jan. 16, 1948. Survivors include the parents; a sister, Donna Jean; three brothers, James Henry, Richard Ray, and Everett Allen all at home; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Jessie CLARKof Springfield, and grandfather James MEDDOCK of Springfield, Route 5. Body to Woods funeral home where friends may call until services at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

BRIGHTMAN, CONRAD, RICHARDS, SANDERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 17, 1948

Death of Charles CONRAD , 66, of 615 Central alley, was classified as ìaccidentalî by CLARK County Coroner Austin RICHARDS Monday. Mr. CONRAD was pronounced dead at 6:25 p.m. Sunday in the Springfield City Hospital after he drank an unknown quantity of acid solution from a wine bottle. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth BRIGHTMAN of Springfield, and Mrs. Catherine SANDERS of Russell Point, and a brother, Frank of Springfield. The body was taken to the OíBrien-Kenney funeral home where it may be viewed until services at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Raphael church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

ELSEA Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 17, 1948

Mrs. Minnie C. ELSEA, 65, died 5 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 1948, in residence, 240 Greenmount av. Body to Jackson-Lytle funeral home for services 10:30a.m. Wednesday. Burial Glen Haven Memorial Park.

HIXON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 17, 1948

Loren M. HIXON, 63, former Springfield baseball player, died in his residence in New Roam about 8 a.m. Monday. He had been suffering with a hear ailment for about a year. Mr. HIXON was a member of the Springfield Harvesters when the team won the old Ohio State League pennant in 1911. He was a lefthanded pitcher, and was nicknamed, ìOld Hickory.î He went to Indianapolis, Springfieldís sponsoring club, for a tryout in 1912. After giving up baseball, Mr. HIXON became a school teacher in southern Ohio, eventually teaching in his native town, Waterloo. ìAbout 10 year ago, he gave up the profession, and until a year ago, was an attendant at the State Hospital in Columbus. Survivors include the widow, Pearl; three sons, James and Kenneth of Columbus, and Davis at home; seven grandchildren; and six nephews, Charles Emil, Elmer, Herman, Donald and Paul HIXON of Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Waterloo Methodist Church. Burial well be in the Waterloo Cemetery.

HOGAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 17, 1948

Funeral services for M. D. HOGAN , last member of a Jackson County family and known extensively in Springfield, will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the St. Peter and Paul Catholic church, Wellston. Burial well be made in Mr. Calvary Cemetery, Wellston. Mr. HOGAN died at 3 p.m. Sunday in the home of his son, Leo, in Wellston. He was the brother of the late Thomas HOGAN of Springfield, and of the late Timothy S. HOGAN, former attorney general of Ohio. Survivors include another son, Charles M., postmaster of Wellston, and several nieces and nephews of Springfield.

GARRET, HALLEY, HIRST, MAPES, MCCARTNEY, PEARIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 17, 1948

Active pallbearers for the funeral services of Chester T. McCARTNEY , 56, will all be members of the Young Menís Class of the Clifton Avenue Methodist Church. They are Norman HIRST, Ray PEARIS, Roy McCLELLAND, Ron GARRET, George MAPES and Irvin HALLEY. Services for Mr. McCARTNEY who died at 1:15 p.m. Sunday in the residence 207 Parkwood av., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Littleton funeral home, the Rev. I. P. DAY officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

MERANDA Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 17, 1948

George C. MERANDA, 83, died 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 1948, in his home on Route 70, ten miles west of Springfield. Body to Littleton funeral home for services at 2 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev.

MULDOON Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 17, 1948

Mrs. Thomas MULDOON, 78, mother of Mrs. Helen McGEE, who formerly resided in Springfield and now lives in Shelton, Wash., died in a Niagara Falls, N. Y. hospital on Aug. 8. Mrs. MULDOON, whose home was in Niagara Falls, had been a frequent visitor of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. And Mrs. Stuart McGEE, when they were residents here. Services and burial were in Niagara Falls.

DALIE, HENDERSON, MILLER, UHLMAN, YERIAM Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 27, 1948

W. D. UHLMAN, 69, Bauer Bros. Employe, Dies. William D. UHLMAN, 69, of 318 Forrest av., died in the Springfield City Hospital at 9:10 a.m. Friday following two weeks of illness. Pressman at Bauer Bros. plant for the past six years, Mr. UHLMAN previously was employed for 25 years at the International Harvester Co. plant. Life resident of Springfield, he was born July 23, 1879, the son of Phillip and Cather UHLMAN. Mr. UHLMAN was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church and Springfield Council No. 240, Jr. OUAM. Survivors are his widow, Anna DALIE UHLMAN; two foster children, Dora Dina YERIAM and Jack DALIE, officer of the Springfield police department; two brothers, P. G. UHLMAN, Springfield, and Harry YHLMAN, Kent, O.; two sisters, Miss Alma UHLMAN and Mrs. Cora HENDERSON, both of Springfield and Mrs. Ilma MILLER, Springfield. The body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home where friends may call from Saturday noon until services at 2:30 p.m. Monday by the Rev. Daniel UHLMAN. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Springfield Council No. 240, Jr. OUAM, will hold services in the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

BELZ, DOWLER, GRAF, LEBER, SPICKERMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 27, 1948

Mrs. Rosa GRAF, 81, of 1625 Highland av. Died in her home at 7:30 a.m. Friday. For 68 years a resident of Springfield, Mrs. GRAF was a native of Boden, German, born July 5, 1867 the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John LEBER. Three cousins in Springfield survive, Mrs. Lester DOWLER, Mrs. Emma SPICKERMAN and Eugene BELZ, and several nieces and nephews in Germany. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

GITHENS, HORN, MOORE, VAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 27, 1948

LAKEVIEW - Mrs. Harriet VAN HORN, 73, of Lakeview, wife of William VAN HORN, died at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in Mary Rutan Hospital, where she was admitted July 1. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Mrs. R. Z. MOORE, of Shaker Heights; two granddaughters; two sisters, Misses Rose and Edith GITHENS, of Bridgeport and three brothers, John GITHENS, of Bridgeport; Arthur GITHENS, of Canton, and Fred GITHENS, of Bellaire. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Russell Point Community Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield. Friends may call at the VAN HORN funeral home.

AGGER, BURTON, CALLISON, CHAMBERLAIN, KELLEY, MARTIN, MCGILLIVRAY, MOORE, SOUDERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, September 4, 1948

Page 7. Funeral arrangements were being made Saturday for Clifford L. BURTON , who died suddenly of a heart-attack at 7:30 P.M. Friday while attending the wedding of a nephew, Kenneth MCGILLIVRAY, in Rockway Lutheran Church. He would have celebrated his 60th birthday Saturday. Mr. BURTON, a life-long resident of Clark County, had suffered a heart attack on May 4 of this year and was unable to leave his home, 1706 St. Paris Rd, until Friday. Born Sept 4, 1888, he was the son of William and Clara Belle CALLISON BURTON. For a number of years Mr. BURTON worked as a machinist at the William Bailey Iron Works and was employed there when he became ill. He is survived by his widow, Alberta; three sons, John BURTON of Lynchburg, O., Robert and James BURTON, at home; four daughters, Mrs. Nellie AGGER, Mrs. Ruth MOORE, and Mrs. Dea Mae KELLEY, all of Springfield, and Mrs. Margaret CHAMBERLAIN of Carlisle, OP.; nine grandchildren, four brothers, Lawrence, Ira, Joseph and James BURTON, all of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie SOUDERS, Springfield, Route 4, and Mrs. MARTIN, New Carlisle, Route 3.

FIFE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, October 7, 1948

Page 10. Joe FIFE, five-year-old son of Gerald E FIFE of Selma, died at 8:10 pm Wednesday in the Springfield City Hospital. The body was taken to the Sprague funeral home at South Charleston.

KAYLER, MCNELLY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, October 7, 1948

Page 10. Mrs Maude KAYLER of Atlantic City, NJ, sister of Mrs Dollie MCNELLY, 1396 Pythian av, died in her home Tuesday. Mrs KAYLER had visited Springfield on several occasions.

AMLINE, BARRETT, BEEKMAN, STRONG, SWANTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, October 7, 1948

Page 10. Funeral services for Mrs Hazel STRONG, 49, wife of John E STRONG, Sr, 321 N Yellow Springs st, will be conducted at 10 am Saturday in the Littleton funeral home. She died at 8:50 am Wednesday in City Hospital where she became a patient Sept 22. Born March 30, 1899, in Portsmouth, the daughter of A J and Zoie AMLINE BEEKMAN. Mrs STRONG formerly was a member of the First Presbyterian Church here. Other than her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs Elden SWANTON, South Charleston, Route 1 and Mrs Charlie LUTE of South Charleston, Route 2; a son John E STRONG Jr, Springfield; her father, A J BEEKMAN, Springfield; four brothers, Arthur of Columbus, Robert of Medina and Vernon and Arlie of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs Morris BARRETT [rest of obituary is missing]

BURNS, EVANS, GANTZ, HUPMAN, NEAVER, NEWCOMER, SAUNDERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 20, 1948

New Carlisle--Joseph Willard BURNS, 77, of New Carlisle, Route 1, a lifelong resident of Clark County, died at 5 a.m. Tuesday in Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, following a long illness. A prominent retired farmer and member of the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren, Mr. Burns was born April 14, 1871. He is survived by his widow, Amy, five daughters, Mrs. S. V. SAUNDERS, New Carlisle, Route 1; Mrs. Erie EVANS, Dayton; Mrs. John GANTZ, New Carlisle, Route 1; Mrs. Clayton NEAVER, Dayton, and Mrs. Robert HUPMAN of Springfield, Route 4; two sons, Roger of New Carlisle, Route 1, and Robert C., at home; 18 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. NEWCOMER of Emporia, Kan. The body was taken to the Trostel funeral home, New Carlisle, and was returned to the residence Wednesday afternoon. At noon Thursday it will be taken to the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren to lie in state until services at 3 p.m. in charge of the Rev. Robert L. Sherfy and the Rev. I. P. Day of Springfield. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery.

BURNS, EVANS, GANTZ, HUPMAN, NEAVER, NEWCOMER, SAUNDERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 20, 1948

New Carlisle--Joseph Willard BURNS, 77, of New Carlisle, Route 1, a lifelong resident of Clark County, died at 5 a.m. Tuesday in Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, following a long illness. A prominent retired farmer and member of the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren, Mr. Burns was born April 14, 1871. He is survived by his widow, Amy, five daughters, Mrs. S. V. SAUNDERS, New Carlisle, Route 1; Mrs. Erie EVANS, Dayton; Mrs. John GANTZ, New Carlisle, Route 1; Mrs. Clayton NEAVER, Dayton, and Mrs. Robert HUPMAN of Springfield, Route 4; two sons, Roger of New Carlisle, Route 1, and Robert C., at home; 18 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. NEWCOMER of Emporia, Kan. The body was taken to the Trostel funeral home, New Carlisle, and was returned to the residence Wednesday afternoon. At noon Thursday it will be taken to the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren to lie in state until services at 3 p.m. in charge of the Rev. Robert L. Sherfy and the Rev. I. P. Day of Springfield. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery.

VERMILLION, WHITE, WOODS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 31, 1948

Page 10A. Mrs. Minnie VERMILLION. A former resident of Springfield, Mrs. Minnie Eftele VERMILLION, 73, of Columbus, died at 8:30 am Saturday in St Anthony Hospital in Columbus. Mrs VERMILLION moved to Columbus 20 years ago. She was born in Lawrence City [County], O. She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Columbus, Norris Chapter No 426 of the Eastern Stars in Springfield and the Manito White Shrine in Springfield. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs Lucille WOODS of Columbus; one son, Millard E VERMILLION of Chillicothe; one brother, Frank R WHITE of Springfield; four grand children and two great grandchildren. Body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

ANSTINE, SIBOLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 31, 1948

Page 10A. Funeral services for a former resident of Springfield, George Sheldon Honnell SIBOLE, 48, of Chicago, were held Wednesday morning at the Lain funeral home in Chicago. Burial was at Hebron, Ill. He died about 12:30 pm Monday in Chicago Hospital of a heart attack. While living in Springfield he was employed at the Borden Dairy for 25 years. Survivors are his wife, of Chicago; one sister, Mrs Bessie ANSTINE of Springfield; four brothers, Herbert and Eugene of Springfield, Kenneth of Washington CH and Emmett of Columbus. [Photocopy ends here, unsure if obituary does]

ADAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 31, 1948

Page 10A. Oliver G ADAMS, 68, of Springfield, died at brother's home, 1172 Harford st, 1:30 pm Saturday, Oct 30, 1948. Funeral 10 am Tuesday in Littleton funeral home. Burial Fairfield Cemetery.

ATCHISON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 31, 1948

Page 10A. Roscoe M ATCHISON, 59, of 1608 Southern pkwy, died 6:40 pm Saturday, October 30, 1948, in City Hospital. Body to Littleton funeral home.

BLEVINS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 31, 1948

Page 10A. Mrs. Lennis BLEVINS, 53, of Virginia, died 3:48 am Saturday, October 30, 1948 in Abbington, Va. Services in Damascus, Va, 2 pm Sunday, Rev O O Boggess officiating. Body to Richards Memorial Home Monday.

ERNEST Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 31, 1948

Page 10A. William H ERNEST, 70, of 829 W Pleasant st, died 2 pm Saturday, October 30, 1948, in residence. Body to Richards Memorial Home.

NEWLAND Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, October 31, 1948

Page 10A. Mrs. Mahalia NEWLAND, 77, of 628 E Columbia st, died 3:50 pm Saturday, October 30, 1948, in City Hospital. Funeral 2 pm Tuesday in Woods funeral home, Rev C D Stearns officiating. Burial Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.


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