Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth JUNG, 85, of 1211 Highland Avenue, will be at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. The widow of Ludwig JUNG died in her home at 12:15 a.m. Wednesday. She was a member of the Married Ladies Society of the St. Bernard Church. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Anna SHEPARD of Springfield; five sons, Joseph, Karl, Louis, Henry and Albert JUNG, all of Springfield; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Body may be viewed in the O'Brien Kenney Funeral Home from Thursday evening until Saturday.
Page 6. Joseph DELACROIX, 65, OF Cedar Grove, Ind., died at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in City Hospital where he had been a patient since Nov. 7. He came to Springfield several weeks ago to visit a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn APPEL, and was stricken ill. A native of New Trenton, Ind., he was born Feb 23, 1883, and was the son of John and Catherine DELACROIX. He had lived near New Trenton almost his entire life. Surviving are the widow, Alberta, two daughters, Mrs. APPEL and Mrs. Mazie VERKLEY of Cedar Grove; two sisters, Mrs. Grover BROWN of Cedar Grove and Miss Elizabeth DELACROIX of Los Angeles, Calif., and a brother Clifford of New Trenton. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home and will be sent Wednesday to the Clevenger funeral home in Brookville, Ind.
Page 6. Funeral arrangements for S. Curtis BOTKIN, 91, of New Carlisle, Route 3, were being made Wednesday. He died at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Raymond CLICK, Springfield, Route 2, on the Troy pk. He had been ill 10 days. A former gardener, Mr. Botkin was born in Clark County, Nov. 26, 1856, the son of Beniah and Emiline LIPPINCOTT Botkin. Mr. BOTKIN was a member of the Donnelsville Lutheran Church. Besides Mrs. CLICK, he is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Cary GRIFFITH of Springfield; a son, Harold C. BOTKIN; a brother, A. F. BOTKIN of Meridian, Idaho; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home. Additional Information submitted with obituary: Mother's name should be Lucinda LIPPINCOTT (Emiline is incorrect). Full name Samuel Curtis BOTKIN married to Carrie Belle LEHMAN. Submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen (THERKILD@aol.com)
Page 14. Orville ARGABRIGHT, 68, a native of German Township in Clark County, died Monday in his home in Wadsworth, Oh., according to word received in Springfield Tuesday night. Born Feb. 20, 1880, he was the son of Charles and Martha Ellen LORTON ARGABRIGHT, pioneers of German Township. He moved to Wadsworth 40 years ago. Mr. ARGABRIGHT, who never married, leaves only one immediate survivor, a sister, Miss Ethel ARGABRIGHT, with whom he resided. The body will arrive in Springfield at 8:30 P.M. Wednesday for services at the Littleton funeral home at 1:30 P.M. Thursday in charge of the Rev. J. W. Lorton of Florida. Burial will be in Lawrenceville Cemetery.
Page 3. Funeral services for Cyrus Seymour BALLENTINE, 80, of 1206 Highland av., will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Terre Haute Methodist Church. The body will lie in state in the church for one hour preceding services. Burial will be in Terre Haute Cemetery. He died in a Dayton hospital at 10 p.m. Thursday following an illness of three months. Mr. BALLENTINE was born in Tremont City, May 5, 1868, the son of William and Mary Jane CLARK BALLENTINE, and had lived in Clark County his entire life. He was a member of the Jr. OUAM of Terre Haute. Survivors include a daughter, Miss Mary BALLENTINE; a son, Franklin and a stepdaughter, Miss Juanita DOWNING, all of whom were by a second marriage and reside in Springfield, and four daughters, Mrs. William KENNEY of Detroit, Mrs. Emmet CRABILL of Thackery, Mrs. Stanley DUNCAN of North Hampton, and Mrs. Waldo STEVENS of St. Paris, Route 2; five sons, Gustin of Springfield, Route 2, Coral of Urbana, Route 4, Clark and Paul of Springfield, and Calvin of West Monroe, Louisiana, by his first marriage; three brothers, Bert of Springfield, Alpha and Clifford of St. Paris, Route 2, and two sisters, Mrs. Emma OVERHOLSER of North Hampton, and Mrs. Rose BAKER of St. Paris, Route 2. The body was taken to the Richeson and Wickham funeral home in St. Paris where friends may call Saturday until time of services.
Page 7. Oliver R KINGERY New Carlisle--Oliver R KINGERY, 69, of 119 E Walnut st, Tipp City, died at 3 pm Friday in Stouder Memorial Hospital, Troy. A former New Carlisle resident, Mr KINGERY was a farmer and had recently carried a Star Mail Route out of Tipp City. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs Roll CLARK of Springfield, and Mrs Robert BOILON and Helen KINGERY of Tipp City ; three sons, Lawrence, Tipp City, Route 1; Edwin, Dayton, and Willard, Tipp City; two sisters, Mrs Floyd CALICOATE and Mrs Oscar MASSIE both of Tipp City; two brothers, Grover and Carl, both of New Carlisle, and 14 grandchildren. The body was brought to the Trostel funeral home here, and will be returned to the late residence, where friends may call until time for services, at 2 pm Monday in the First Baptist Church, Tipp City. The Rev Douglas McCreight will officiate and burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery.
Page 7. Mrs Orville WHITE Bowersville--Services for Mrs Osa May WHITE, 65, who died Friday morning at her local home, will be at 1:30 pm Sunday in the Bowersville Church of Christ, of which she was a member. Burial will be in Jamestown Cemetery. Mrs White was the wife of Orville WHITE. Born near Bowersville, she had passed her entire life in the community. Besides her husband, she leaves two brothers, Lloyd MCCULLOUGH of Springfield and Ralph MCCULLOUGH of Columbus, and a sister, Mrs Harley BRYAN, of Jamestown.
South Vienna. Mrs. Clara E. JONES, 79, died at 9 am Sunday in her home at South Vienna, following a heart attack last Tuesday. She was the widow of Frank JONES, and had lived all her life in the South Vienna vicinity. Mrs. JONES was a member of the Congregational Christian Church here. Surviving are three dauthers, Mrs. Mable INGLING of Springfield, Mrs. Ilo BROSEY of New Carlisle, and Mrs. Harriett HARROD of Columbus; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie JONES of South Vienna, and Mrs. Laura SLAGLE of Dayton; a half-sister, Mrs. Margaret EVERHART of South Vienna. The body was taken to the Lukens funeral home at London, O., and was removed to the residence in South Vienna Monday. Services will be held in the South Vienna Congregational Christian Church at 1:30 pm Tuesday with the Rev. N.G. Alexander officiating. Burial will be in South Vienna Cemetery. Additional Information submitted by Amber Bers840@aol.com: Clara's JONES' maiden name was BAIRD.
Mrs Hazel V EVILSIZOR, 61, of 101 1/12 S Race St, widow of the late Vern EVILSIZOR, died in City Hospital at 7:55 A.M. Tuesday following several months of failing health. Born the daughter of Alf and Mary Biser, she was a lifelong resident of Springfield and a member of the First Lutheran Church. Her husband Vern died in Springfield on March 30, 1947. Surviving are one son, Jack EVILSIZOR, of St Paris and her father, Alf Biser of Springfield. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.
Funeral Services of Mrs Hazel V EVILSIZOR, 61, of Springfield, mother of Jack EVILSIZOR, of St Paris, are to be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Richards Memorial Home, Springfield. Rev Frederick F Mueller, pastor of the First Lutheran Church of Springfield, is to officiate. Interment will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 4A. Funeral services for Edward H. BALLENTINE, 69, who died at 10:15 p.m. Friday in the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Ruth DEMMIEN of 740 Rodgers Dr., will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Patterson funeral home in Leesburg. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Mr. BALLENTINE had been ill three weeks. He was a retired carpenter and had lived most of his life in Highland, O. He was born in Highland County, Aug. 8, 1879. He was a member of Friends Church in Highland. Besides his daughter, he is survived by his wife, Crilla, of Highland; a son, George O. BALLENTINE, who is a Springfield teacher, and four grandchildren. Friends may view the body at the funeral home from noon Sunday until time of services which will be in charge of the Rev. Ruth CURTAIN.
Page 22: New Carlisle - Warder DEAR, 77, who was born Sept. 25, 1871 in Somerset, Ind., and who lived in this section of Ohio most of his life, died Wednesday at 6 a.m. Mr. DEAR worked for years as a contractor. He is survived by a son, Russell, Fort Collins, Col., and a sister, Mrs. Mabel EVILSIZOR of Bowlusville, O. The body was taken to the Doom Memorial Home at New Carlisle where friends may call Friday at 4 p.m. until noon Sunday. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Asbury M.E. Church at North Hampton. The body may be viewed from 12:30 p.m. at the church until the time of the services. Burial will be in the DEAR Cemetery at Bowlusville in charge of the Rev. G.W. Duckwall of Bowlusville, and the Rev. Raymond Konkright of North Hampton.
Page 22. Charles H. JUDY, 71, of DeGraff, Route 1, formerly of 351 S. Douglas av., was found dead of natural causes in his bed at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. He had been alone in the house since Mrs. JUDY was staying with their daughter who is ill. When neighbors missed seeing Mr. JUDY Wednesday they investigated. A resident of Springfield for a number of years, Mr. JUDY was associated with the Springfield Builders Supply and Lumber Co. He was a member of Oakland Presbyterian Church and Ephriam Lodge, IOOF. He had lived in Logan County for the past 20 months. Mr. JUDY was born in Fayette County, Jan. 10, 1878, the son of Wylie and Jennie JUDY. Surviving are the widow, Grace Fern (MARTIN) JUDY; the daughter, Mrs. Garnet Jan KALBFUS, 625 Riverside dr.; a son, Virgil JUDY, Albuquerque, N.M.; his mother, Mrs. Jennie FREEMAN, Bloomingsburg; two sisters, Mrs. Alma ALLEN, Jeffersonville, and Mrs. Bertha NUNLINST, Albuquerque; a brother, Glenn JUDY, Milwaukee, Wis., and two granddaughters. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call Friday noon until time of services at 2 p.m. Saturday by Dr. Earl McKinney, pastor of Oakland Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Pg. 22. Miss Mary C. GORE of 557 S. Limestone st., died at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in Springfield City Hospital. Born in Springfield, she had worked as a stenographer for about 15 years prior to the end of World War I in the city engineer's office. She then became a stenographer for the National Supply Co., and later worked for Caffrey, Griffin and Bahin Construction Co. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, who will meet at 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Surviving are a sister-in-law, Mrs. John GORE, a niece and two nephews, all of Winthrop, Mass. Miss GORE'S sister, Margaret, died exactly five months ago on Sept. 23. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home where it may be viewed from Thursday evening until services are held at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Page 22. Funeral services and burial for Mrs. Delmar J. RYDER, former Springfield resident, were held Monday in Marion, Ind. Mrs. RYDER died Saturday in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Dayton. She was the former Miss Jessie JAMES, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. JAMES of Springfield. Mrs. RYDER left here about 20 years ago with her husband to make a home in Marion. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. W.M. WISSINGER of Springfield.
Page 19. Mrs. Carrie L. HOCKMAN, 62, wife of Dr. Samuel D. HOCKMAN, retired dentist of 1309 Garfield av., died in Springfield City Hospital at 11:01 a.m. Thursday following several months of illness. A life resident of Springfield, Mrs. HOCKMAN was born July 6, 1886, daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Henry HUFFMAN. For many years she was a deputy in the Clark County Auditor's office, leaving her position in 1926 to marry Dr. HOCKMAN. Surviving are the husband, Dr. HOCKMAN, three sisters, Mrs. Minnie HARNER and Mrs. Dora GRUBE of Springfield and Mrs. Alice BOYER of San Francisco, Calif.; one brother, Edwin HUFFMAN of Marion; two nieces, Miss Dorothy KRAUTWATER of Springfield and Mrs. Dorothea SNYDER of Cleveland and one nephew, John GRUBE of Springfield. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.
Pvt. Raymond A. PEAK. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the First Methodist Church of New Carlisle for Pvt. Raymond Allen PEAK, 44, who was killed May 14, 1943, while serving with the Army Signal Corps at Bone, North Africa. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield. Friends may call at the Doom Memorial Home, New Carlisle, until 1 p.m. Monday, and thereafter until time of services at the church. A native of Springfield and a former employe of Crowell-Collier Publishing Co., Pvt. PEAK had been employed by the Dayton Power and Light Co. as a lineman for 10 years before entering service. He had served with the cavalry in the Philippines during World War I. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Clara CHARWOOD, New Carlisle, and Mrs. Eileen BOGAN, St. Paris; rural route; two sisters, Mrs. Clara TRIMBLE, Middletown, and Mrs. Mable NELSON, Los Angeles, Calif.; a brother, Wilbur PEAK, Cincinnati, and three grandchildren.
Funeral services for Lee SOUTHARD, 65, of 1002 E. High st. will be held at 9 a.m. Monday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Mr. SOUTHARD died at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Clark County Sanatorium following an illness of four weeks. Mr. SOUTHARD was born in DeGraff on Nov. 24, 1885 and had resided in Springfield almost his entire life. He had been employed by the International Harvester Co. in the sheet metal department for...(rest of obit cut off).
North Lewisburg. Leon John SAIN a retired farmer, died at 8:30 a.m. Friday in his home here. He was born Sept. 25, 1869 in Champaign County. After moving to North Lewisburg he operated a filling station. He was a member of the board of the Methodist Church and had been a class leader and several times had been president of the Bible class. Mr. SAIN was a member of Blazing Star, F. and A. M. and Portia Chapter of the .......(rest of obit cut off).
Page 4. The body of Earl Martin HAYSLIP, 49, who died in his home at Somerton, Ariz, Tuesday, will arrive in Springfield at 8 a.m. Sunday. The body will be taken to the Littleton funeral home where services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Carl E. Brown officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. A farmer, he was born at Otway, O., Aug. 26, 1899. Surviving are two sons, Richard of Springfield, Jack in the Army at Camp Pickett, Va; one daughters, Violet of Columbus; a sister Mrs. Orpha BOCKMAN of Columbus and two grandchildren.
William B. LOCKE, 81, lifetime resident of Springfield, died in his home, 1427 Clifton av., at 9:30 a.m. Friday following an extended illness. The old Pastime Theater, on of Springfield's earliest theaters, was built and owned by Mr. LOCKE. Before becoming a theater operator, Mr. LOCKE for several years managed a cigar store on Lagonda av. and later the Grand Cigar on the site of the present Guardian Bank. Mr. LOCKE retired from all activities in 1929. He was born May 3, 1867, the son of William B. and Harriet LOCKE. Mr. LOCKE, attended the Lagonda United Brethren Church. Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Mable PRINTZ LOCKE; a sister, Mrs. Grace WOLFE, and a niece and nephew, Dorothy and Robert, all of Springfield. Funeral services for Mr. LOCKE will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Jackson-Lytle funeral home by the Rev. Clifford Stearns, pastor of the Lagonda United Brethren Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Miss Mary C. JUENGER, 27, of Clifton av., died in the Clark County Sanatorium at 10:40 a.m., Friday. She had been admitted to the sanatorium last July 23. Miss JUENGER was last employed as a bank teller at the Lagonda National Bank. She was a native of Springfield, Born Dec. 29, 1921 to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest JUENGER. Miss JUENGER was a graduate of Catholic Central High School in 1940 and was a member of Legion of Mary of St. Joseph Church. Surviving are the parents; three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth MCKEON, Misses Ruth and Theresa JUENGER; and three brothers, Joseph and John of Springfield and Robert JUENGER of Fort Pierce, Fla. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home.
Page 8. Father Of City Commissioner Dies At 73 Albertus BALLENTINE, 73, father of City Commissioner Virgil L. BALLENTINE, died in his home in German Township, (Snyder-Domer rd.), at 3:25 a.m.Friday, after a week of serious illness. Mr. BALLENTINE was born in Clark County, Jan. 16, 1876, the son of William and Mary CLARK BALLENTINE. He had been a resident of this vicinity all his life. Mr. BALLENTINE had been a farmer until he retired from all activities about 23 years ago because of ill health. Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Charlotte BALLENTINE; a daughter, Mrs. Fred CALDWELL; two sons, Roland L. and Virgil L. BALLENTINE, both of Springfield; two brothers, Clifford BALLENTINE of St. Paris and Alpha also of St. Paris; two sisters, Mrs. Emma OVERHOLSER, North Hampton, and Mrs. Rose BAKER, of St. Paris, and seven grandchildren, Dale SKIDMORE, Bernice AMLIN, Marvin CALDWELL, Virginia WHITNEY, Nina FLORA, Donna CALDWELL and Lee ROSS, and five great-grandchildren. The body was taken to Jackson-Lytle funeral home for services 2 p.m., Sunday. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Tremont City.
Page 14. George Walter BODKIN, 82, of 719 Orchard pl., died in his residence at 1 a.m. Tuesday. He had been in failing health for seven years and became seriously ill three weeks ago. Mr. BODKIN was born in Logan County, Jan. 11, 1867, the son of Mortimer and Rosella KREGLOW BODKIN. His wife, Georgeanna, died Feb. 15, 1945. He was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Ruth KNIGHT, Mrs. Frances CORNWELL an Mrs. Clara REEDY, all of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Rosella HAMILTON, Springfield, and Mrs. Stella HAMILTON, Tremont City, 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.com: Last name also noted as BOTKIN and BOTKINS in other records. Marriage Records Volume 16 lists 09/14/1896 marriage of George W. BOTKIN and Georgianna FRANKLIN. And 1945 obit for Mrs. George Walter BOTKINS.]
Page 21. Funeral Services for Mrs. Susan E. BYERMAN, 92, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday by Dr. Paul P. Anspach, pastor of the Second Lutheran Church, in the Littleton Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ferncliff Cemetery. Daughters of America, Violet Council will hold services 7:15 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Mrs. BYERMAN died in her home, 1326 Linden av., at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday following an illness of three years. She had been seriously ill for two weeks. The widow of John BYERMAN, who died here in March, 1917, she is survived by three sons and three daughters. She was a life member of the Women's Missionary Society, United Lutheran Church of America, and was the oldest living member of the Second Lutheran Church. Until a few years ago when illness interrupted, Mrs. BYERMAN did extensive work with church and civic organization. For nearly 50 years she was a member of Daughters of America, Violet Council. Born Susan E. DUDLEY, Sept. 28, 1856, in a house on Jackson rd., she was the daughter of Pearson and Amanda LEFFEL DUDLEY. She was reared in the neighborhood of Emory Chapel where she attended rural schools. She attended the annual community reunions at the chapel until her illness. She was married in January, 1878, and after five years on a farm on the Urbana pk., came to Springfield where her husband built the Linden av. home in which she resided until her death. The surviving sons are C. Ray BYERMAN, office manager of Clark County Board of Elections; Wilbur P. BYERMAN, president-treasurer of W. P. Byerman, Inc., and Howard S. BYERMAN, secretary of the same firm. The three daughters, all of Springfield, are: Mrs. Clarence HAERR, Mrs. Goldie TRITLE and Mrs. Hazel HORTON. In addition, she is survived by 16 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.
Page 20. Mrs. Ora Lee MECHLIN, of 20 S. Belmont av., died in her home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday following 10 years of failing health and six weeks of serious illness. She was born in Pike County, the daughter of Samuel and Sarah CARROLL. A resident of Springfield the last 40 years, Mrs. MECHLIN was a member of the Central Methodist Church: Home City Council No. 258, Order of Eastern Star; Daughters of America and Manito Shrine No 27, Order of White Shrine of Jerusalem. Surviving are a daughter, Miss Isa H. MECHLIN, Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Ida HUGHEY, Miamisburg, and two brothers, Arthur CARROLL of Springfield and Electious CARROLL, Winchester, O. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.
Page 20. J. Harry MURRAY, 51, former resident of Springfield, died Monday morning in the home of his sister, Mrs. Marie MURRAY ROBERTSON of Louisville, Ky. He was residing with is sister at the time of his death. Survivors include his widow, Gretchen WYNN MURRAY of Springfield and his sister. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Schlecty's funeral home in London, O. Burial will be in Summerford Cemetery.
Mrs. Lurie COLLINSWORTH, 24, of Cable, died in the Clark County Sanatorium at 10 a.m. Wednesday. She had been a patient since August 11, 1948. Surviving are the husband, Walter COLLINSWORTH, and two children. The body was taken to the Humphreys funeral home in Urbana.
Lewis (Joe) Campbell, 82, of 1851 S. Limestone st., died in his home at 12:15 a.m. Saturday following one year of falling health and two weeks of serious illness. He was born in Highland County, July 21, 1866, the son of John and Mary Campbell, and had resided in Springfield most of his life. Mr. Campbell was a retired florist. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Lucille Stephens, Mrs. Minnie Compton and Mrs. Pearl James, al of Springfield; one son, Lewis Campbell, Jr., Springfield; two brothers, William of Springfield and Rama of Clifton; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Fabian D. CALLISON, 59, died in the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. BOWSER, on the Asbury rd., at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday. He had made his home with the BOWSERS for the last nine years. In failing health since January he became seriously ill two weeks ago. Born near North Hampton, Sept 20, 1889, the son of David and Carry CALLISON, he had been a resident of Clark County his entire life. Prior to his illness he had been employed by Robbins and Myers, Inc., for the last eight years. A bachelor, Mr. CALLISON is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Esta ENGLE, Springfield, Mrs. Mary BYERMAN, Springfield, Route 1, and Mrs. Hazel SWARTZBAUGH, San Gabriel, Calif., and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Jackson-Lytle funeral home. Dr. W. W. Wiant, pastor of Central Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Mrs. Sarah BUMGARDNER, 88, died at 10:40 p.m. Sunday of a cerebral hemorrhage in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Forest TAVENNER, Catawba, where she had made her home since the death of her husband, Jacob, in 1941. Born Aug. 24, 1860, in Pleasant Township, she was the daughter of George and Nancy WILKERSON YEAZELLl. Mrs. BUMGARDNER was a life member of the Catawba Methodist Church, the societies of that church and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She had been in failing health about ten years and became seriously ill a week ago. Surviving are the the daughter, Mrs. TAVENNER; a son, Nathan E. BUMGARDNER, Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Arthur TAVENNER, South Vienna, and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home and returned to the residence of her daughter.
Mrs. Sarah B. DOOMER, 84, of Springfield, Route 2, died at 8:10 a.m. Sunday in her residence. She had been ill four years. A native of German Township, she was born Jan. 1, 1865, the daughter of Eliand Sophia Maxon SNUDER. She was a member of the Lawrenceville Reformed Church. Surviving besides her husband, Jesse, are two sons, Warder R. DOMER of Springfield and Carl G. DOMER of Springfield, Route 2; two brothers, Stephen D. SNYDER and George W. SNYDER of Medway, and four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home for services at 10 a.m.Wednesday. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery.
Edward F. SCHWEIKERT, 75, a retired cigar manufacturer, died at 5 a.m. Sunday in his residence, S N. Forence St. A native of Lancaster, O., he was born Feb. 4, 1874, and was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Surviving are the widow Caroline; a son, Walter SCHWEIKERT of Joplin, Mo; a brother, Carl SCHWEIKERT of Springfield, and three grandchildren. The body was taken to the Dagenhart funeral home where friends may call Monday until time of services which will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Kay GLAESNER, associate pastor of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cememtery.
Springfield Man Drowns In Creek Near Circleville. Arthur QUIRK, 37, of 1569 E. Main Street, drowned Tuesday about 9:30 a.m. while fishing in Deer Creek, 10 miles southwest of Circleville, Ohio. Mr. QUIRK had gone to a fishing camp near Circleville with George YATES, 60, 1784 Witt blvd., W., Monday afternoon. They went fishing Tuesday morning and Mr. QUIRK was in a boat while Mr. YATES was wading down stream. At about 9:30 a.m. Mr. YATES said he heard cries from the boat and when he looked in that direction the boat was empty. He immediately went for help. Pickaway County sheriff's deputies were summoned and began a search for the body but it had not been located at noon Tuesday. The water was said to be about 30 feet deep at the point where Mr. QUIRK disappeared. Mr. YATES. and Mr. QUIRK were driven to the Pickaway County camp Monday about noon by Thomas Hogan, 1480 Highland Avenue. Mr. QUIRK was born in Springfield, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John P. QUIRK. He received his education in St. Bernard School. He was not married and lived at home. In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Helen TRIET, Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Joseph MCWILLIAMS, of Dearborn, MICH., and a brother, John.
Rites For Victim Of Drowning Are Set For Friday. Funeral services for Arthur QUIRK, 37, of 1569 E. Main Street, who lost his life by drowning while on a fishing trip, will be held Friday at 9 a.m. at St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. The body may be viewed after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Degenhart funeral home. The body was found shortly after noon Tuesday in Deer Creek, 10 miles southwest of Circleville, Ohio. Mr. QUIRK had been fishing in the creek and disappeared about 9:30 2.m. Tuesday. Mr. QUIRK, who had gone to a fishing camp near Circleville with George YATES, 60, of 1784 Wittenberg Blvd., W., Monday afternoon, was in a boat while Mr. YATES was wading down stream. Mr. YATES said he heard cries from the boat about 9;30 a.m. Tuesday and when he looked in the direction of the boat, he saw it was empty. He immediately went for help. The body was found in about 30 feet of water b Pickaway County Sheriff's deputies. At the time of his death, Mr. QUIRK was employed as an assembler for the International Harvester Co. He was a World War II veteran.
Harry Lee GRUMBLEY, 57, of 321 N. Plum st., died in the Clark County Sanatorium at 1 a.m. Sunday. A tailor by trade, Mr. GRUMBLEY had at one time operated a dry cleaning establishment in Springfield. He was a native of Columbus, where he was born April 11, 1892. Mr. GRUMBLEY was a member of St. Raphael Church. His son, Leo, is owner of the Grumbley's Dry Cleaners at 439 W. Main St. Surviving are the wido, Roxie; his mother, Mrs. Emma GRUMBLEY of Springfield; five daughters, Mrs Mary WHITE, Mrs. Vivian MONROE, Mrs. Bonnie PHLAEGER, Mrs. Margaret JOHNSON and Miss Teresa GRUMBLEY, all of Springfield; two brothrs, Charles of Paris, Ill. and George of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Mary GRAM, Dayton, and Mrs. Marcella GRIFFIN, Springfield; 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home from Monday evening until time of funeral services.
Robert E. McINTIRE 41, 0f 320 1/2 Franklin st., a salesman for the Peters Appliance Shop died at 8:50 a.m. Sunday in his residence following an illness of five months. Mr. McINTIRE at one time had been employed by the Springfield News in the distribution department. Survivors include his wife, Rosemarie; two sons, Michael Edward and Robert E.Jr.; a daughter, Sandra LEE; his parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles E., and three brothers, Charles A., Clarence W., and Lawrence L., all of Springfield. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in charge of the Rev. A. L. Anderson, pastor of the Grace Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff.
Funeral services for Robert E. McIntire, 41, who died in his home, 320 and ahalf Franklin st., Sunday morning, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Littleton funeral home. The Rev. A.L. Anderson, pastor of the Grace Lutheran Church, officiated. Burial was in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 9. Funeral services for nine-month-old Isadore SHERRICK, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Isadore SHERRICK, of 1223 Beverly av., who died early Tuesday in his mother's arms, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Richards Memorial Home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Clark County Coroner Austin Richards ruled Tuesday night the infant's death was primarily due to gastro-enteritis-inflammation of the stomach and bowel. He attributed the secondary cause of death to bronchial pneumonia. The mother asked police aid in securing medical assistance when the child began choking at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday but the infant was dead before police arrived
Page 9. Funeral services for Michael PETROSE, 40, of 1215 S. Limestone st., who died at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday in City Hospital, will be conducted at 9 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Farmer, 80, Gored To Death On Way To Chores. An 80 year-old farmer, Joseph CAVE of South Vienna, Route 1, was gored to death by a bull Tuesday as he was on his way to evening chores. His farm is one the Houston rd. near the Old Columbus rd. Miss Anna CAVE, a daughter who lived with him, said she heard Mr. CAVE yell for help from the barnyard. She went to the door of the house, and her cries scared the bull away. Her screams then attracted neighbors living a short distance away, and they carried Mr. CAVE out of the barnyard. They thought he was still living, and a call was put in for Lukens ambulance in London, O. When the ambulance arrived, however, Mr. CAVE had died. The goring occurred about 5:15 p.m. Mr. CAVE suffered a crushed chest, and several cuts on the body from the bull's horns. Although there were no eyewitnesses, apparently Mr. CAVE was thrown up into the air by the bull. One cut was between the legs. The barnyard is about 75 feet away from the house. Mrs. CAVE was born in Pike County, April5, 1869, the son of James and Johanna HAUBOLDT CAVE. His wife, Elizabeth POTTS CAVE, died April 12, 1935. Besides the daughter at home, he is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Blanche YEAZELL, South Vienna, Route 1: one son, Boisle CAVE, also of Route 1; one grandson, William CAVE, Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Anna HAYES, Mechanicsburg, and two great-grandchildren. The body was taken to Littleton funeral home and will be removed to the residence Thursday morning, remaining there until Friday morning before being returned to the funeral home for services at 2 p.m. Friday, the Rev. W. S. Alexander, pastor of the South Vienna Congregational Christian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Mrs. Mary M. Hornberger, 78 died at 12:05 a.m. Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Zugelder of 1009 Lagonda Av. A resident of Springfield for many years, she was born in Germany in 1871, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Spang. She was the widow of Martin Hornberger who died in 1923. A member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, she belonged to the Ladies Sodality and the Legion of Mary at the church. Surviving are the one daughter, three sons, Martin and Robert Hornberger of Springfield and Henry Hornberger of Jamestown; 18 grand children; 23 great grand children and number of nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Degenhart-Conroy funeral home and will be removed to the residence at 1009 Lagonda av. At 3 p.m. Saturday after which friends may call. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. Bernard Catholic Church and burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Mrs. Mamie COST, 80 who lived at Mercycrest, died there at 6 a.m. Thursday. Born in New Carlisle, Nov. 10, 1868, Mrs. COST had lived at 1138 N. Plum st. prior to taking up residence at Mercerst. Surviving are two sons, Ross and John R. COST, both of Dayton; two daughters, Mrs. Nora HOLCOMB of Oxborn and Mrs. Fern SINDLE of Springfield; a brother, Bert SMALL of Los Angeles, Calif; a sister, Mrs. Pearl MCKINLEY of Casstown, and one granddaughter, Mrs. Evelyn HARRISON of Springfeild. The body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home.
Josephine WREN, Widow of Store Founder, Dies. Funeral services for Mrs. Edward WREN, widow of the founder of the Edward WREN Store, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. She died in that metropolis Sunday. Wren MALONE, 5 W. Ward st., who received word of Mrs. WREN's death, said he thought she was about 77 years old. Mrs. WREN left Springfield about 1925, and had traveled widely, establishing residence at several places. She had lived in Washington, D. C., London, England, and in Ottawa, Canada. She had been ill for the past 10 days at the New Weston Hotel in New York, where she had maintained an apartment for a number of years. Friends said she had recently decided against a planned trip to England, and Mr. MALONE stated that she had planned to go to Ottawa, Canada, to live. Death was attributed to coronary thrombosis. Although she had been ailing, relatives said that her condition had not been considered serious. Her husband, who died in October, 1917, founded the local department store still bearing his name. The business was sold by the Wren family about 1920. Mrs. WREN whose given name was Josephine, was born in Ireland. Her daughter, Mrs. Brendan QUINN of London, England, was believed to be en route to New York by plane after learning of her mother's illness. She was the former Miss Angela WREN. Also surviving is a son, Malcolm WREN who lives at the New Weston Hotel, and Mrs. J. B. HICKEY, a sister-in-law, of Springfield.
Former Resident of Springfield is Fire Victim. Mrs. George HARSHMAN, former Springfield resident, died in the disastrous fire which swept the cruise steamer Noronic at Toronto, according to work received Sunday by Mrs. James DILLARD, 3116 W. Main st., sister of Mr. HARSHMAN. Both Mr. and Mrs. HARSHMAN, who left their Cincinnati residence last Wednesday for a vacation trip through Canada, were passengers on the Noronic. Mr. HARSHAMN, son of Mrs. May HARSHMAN of 4 Harshman blvd., escaped from the burning craft and was admitted to St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, for treatment of burns on the face and hands. It is expected he will remain in the hospital three weeks. Word of the death of Mrs. HARSHMAN as sent to Mrs. DILLARD by her husband and her son, Jonathan H. HOLLARD of 402 ½ S. Western av., who left Springfield Saturday afternoon for Toronto to attempt to locate Mrs. HARSHMAN. Her death also was reported in press dispatches Sunday. The body was badly burned and identification was established by a wedding ring the dead woman was wearing. It is expected the body will be removed to Fort Thomas, Ky., for funeral and burial. Mrs. HARSHMAN, the former Betsy SOUTHGATE, was a prominent Cincinnati clubwoman and member of a prominent northern Kentucky family. A native of Fort Thomas, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clifford SOUTHGATE of Fort Thomas. Her only survivors are her husband, her grandmother, Mrs. Harry SOUTHGATE, and an aunt, Mrs. Corey DREXELIUS, both of Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. HARSHMAN made their home in Springfield for a number of years after their marriage. Mr. Harshman is an appraisal interviewer for the Cincinnati division of the Veterans Administration.
Mrs. Goldie L. TOBIN, 60, of 609 Clifton av., died at 12:01 a. m. Saturday in City Hospital, where she was admitted Sept. 14. She was born May 18, 1889. She is survived by a son, William PIATT, five grandchildren, and a sister Mrs. Lena MAYHUGH, of Springfield. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Littleton funeral home with burial in the Enon Cemetery.
Thomas JOHNS, 81, died in the Knights of Pythias Home at 5 a.m. Saturday following an illness of several years. Born in Franklin County, July 19, 1868, Mr. JOHNS formerly was employed by the Goodrich Rubber Co. in Akron. He was a member of the Knights of Pythiasfor 55 years and was associated with the Aetolia Lodge No. 24, K. of P., in Akron. Mr. JOHNS was admitted to the local K. of P. Home from Cuyahoga Falls, O. There are no living survivors. The body was taken to Richards Memorial Home. Funeral Services will be held at the K. of P. Home at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Akron.