Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for October 1949 thru June 1950


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HARLAN Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Friday, October 7, 1949

Homer HARLAN, about 65, a trailer resident living in the rear of 625 E. Main St., died at 9:30 am Friday in City Hospital where he had been a medical patient for some weeks. The body was removed to Richards Memorial Home.

BEAVER Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Friday, October 7, 1949

Word of the death Wednesday of Homer E. BEAVER, 49, a former Springfield resident, in his home in Gallipolis, Ohio, was received here Friday. Mr. BEAVER was a resident of Springfield for two years, leaving the city eight years ago. He also was a patient in Springfield City Hospital for three months earlier this year. Surviving are three sons, two of the twins, Harold, of Springfield, and Harold, besides Fred,....(rest of obit cut off)

GARRETT, GEORGE, HUFFORD, JENKINS, MITCHELL, SHEPARD Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Friday, October 7, 1949

St. Paris - Mrs. Mary Ann GARRETT, 81, of St. Paris, died at 5 p.m. Thursday in the home here of a daughter, Mrs. Harry MITCHELL. A native of Miami County, Mrs, GARRETT was a daughter of Daniel and Louisa (SHEPARD) HUFFORD. She was a member of the Nazarene Church of St. Paris and the widow of Frank GARRETT. Surviving besides the daughter with whom she resided are a son, Earl, St. Paris; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Earl JENKINS, New Carlisle, and Mrs. Iva GEORGE, Dayton. The body was taken to the.....(rest of obit cut off).

CLARK, COCHRUN, JONES, LOGUE Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Friday, October 7, 1949

Pg. 7. South Vienna - Scott H. JONES, 66, a life-long resident of South Vienna, died at his home here at 8 p.m. Thursday following an illness of a year. The son of William Wallace and Amanda (CLARK) JONES, he was born Aug. 1, 1883. For many years until poor health caused his retirement a year ago, Mr. JONES was a foreman in the County Highway Department. Surviving are a son, Wallace N. JONES of Melrose Park, Illinois; two daughters, Miss Mary M. JONES of San Gabriel, Calif., and Mrs. Eloise COCHRUN of South Vienna; two brothers, Clark E. JONES of South Vienna and Burr G. JONES of Plattsburg; a sister, Mrs. Belle LOGUE of South Vienna, and two grandchildren. The body was taken to the Sprague funeral home in South Charleston. Submitted by Amber Bers840@aol.com

VARLEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 10, 1949

RITE ARRANGED FOR MOTHER OF LOCAL PRIEST. Funeral services for Mrs. Mary VARLEY, 88, mother of Monsignor Martin M. VARLEY of St. Raphael Church and head of this deanery, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Sacred heart Church, Dayton. Monsignor VARLEY will officiate at a Solemn Requiem Mass. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Dayton. Mrs. VARLEY died at 12:10 p.m. Sunday in Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. She had been in failing health for several years. A life-long resident of Dayton, Mrs. VARLEY had lived at The Loretto for some years, and entered the hospital in June. She was the widow of William B. VARLEY. Mrs. VARLEY was born in Dayton on May 31, 1861. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, where her son was pastor for 17 years before coming to Springfield. The body was taken to the Harris funeral home at Dayton. Monsignor VARLEY is the only survivor.

GEHRET, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 10, 1949

Mrs. Katherine B. GEHRET, 79, of 1655 North Limestone Street, died at 9:30 a.m. Sunday in the City Hospital following a brief illness. Mrs. GEHRET, who only recently had made her home in Springfield, had suffered a broken hip in a fall in her home Friday. Born near Dublin, Ohio, in Franklin County, November 13, 1869, Mrs. GEHRET was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elijah J. WILLIAMS. She was the widow of Joel B. GEHRET whom she married on March 31, 1890. Mrs. GEHRET came to Springfield a week ago from Marion, Indiana. Prior to that, she had lived in Springfield, Illinois, for more than 25 years. She also had been a resident of Minnesota for several years. She was a charter member of Garrett Chapter, order of the Eastern Star of Loami, Illinois, a member of the First Methodist Church of Springfield, Illinois and a member of the Royal Neighbors of America of Loami. Surviving Mrs. GEHRET are an adopted daughter, Gladys GEHRET, with whom she made her home; one brother, Francis M. WILIAMS of Bedford, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews, including Ben E. WILLIAMS, city editor of The Sun. The body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home for services at 1 p.m. Wednesday in charge of the Rev. Benjamin L. Duval, pastor of Central Methodist Church. Burial will be at Dublin.

ANDREW, HARWOOD, PADEN, PICKERING, ZIRCLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 10, 1949

DONNELSVILLE - Mrs. Mary Ellen ANDREW PADEN, who celebrated her 84th birthday anniversary Saturday, died at 11:35 p.m. Sunday in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Lester PICKERING of Donnelsville, where she resided. A life-long resident of Clark County, Mrs. PADEN had been in failing health the last 10 years. Death followed an eight-week illness. She was born in 1865 and was the daughter of Ezra and Barbara ZIRCLE. She was a member of the Donnelsville Methodist Church, New Carlisle Chapter 423, Order of the Eastern Star, and the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. Besides Mrs. PICKERING, she is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Mabel HARWOOD of Springfield; a son, J. Q. ANDREW of New Carlisle, Route 3; 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home in Springfield and will be returned to the residence Thursday morning. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Donnelsville Methodist Church in charge of the Rev. Raymond Konkright, pastor. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BALLENTINE, HEDGES, POFFENBARGER, XANDER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 26, 1949

Mrs. L. M. POFFENBARGER. Mrs. Martha Jane POFFENBARGER, 87, died in her Lawrenceville home at 3:45 a.m. Wednesday after one year of illness. Widow of the late L. M. POFFENBARGER, who died Feb 21, 1949, she was a member of Maple Grove Church of God in Lawrenceville and the Daughters of American in North Hampton. Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Mary XANDER of Springfield and Mrs. Florence HEDGES of Columbus, and a brother, J. E. BALLENTINE of Springfield. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home for services at 2 p.m. Friday by the Rev. C. E. Byers of the First Church of God in Springfield. Burial is to be in Lawrenceville Cemetery.

FORD, GREAVES, GRIMES, MCCOY, PARKS, RICKETTS, ROSS, WEAVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, October 28, 1949

Mrs. Edward R FORD. Bertha Mae FORD, 64 of 1917 Magnolia Blvd, died in her residence at 4:55 a.m., Friday. She had been ill for the last four weeks. She was born May 30, 1885 in Ross County Ohio, the daughter of William Lafayette ROSS, and Viola PARKS ROSS. She lived most of her life in Springfield. She was a member of the first Pilgrim Holiness Church on Race St. Those surviving are her husband Edward FORD, two daughters Mrs. Alberta RICKETTS, Mrs. Lucille GRIMES, both of Springfield; one son Chester FORD Springfield, three sisters Mrs. Margaret GREAVES of Sacramento , California, Mrs. Earnest WEAVER of Lakeview, Mrs. George MCCOY of Springfield, five brothers Earnest ROSS of New Carlisle, Joseph of Spfld, Earl of Pineville, LA, William ROSS and John ROSS, both of Junction City KS, 14 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Body to Jackson Lytle funeral Home. She is buried in Enon Cemetery.

DRAKE, GROUP, MILLER, WINDER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, October 28, 1949

Tulley L. DRAKE 64, of St Paris farmer and stock dealer, died at 5:15 a.m., Thursday in Memorial Hospital, Piqua, where he had been a patient since last Monday. He was born Sept 19, 1885 the son of William J and Katherine WINDER DRAKE. He was united in marriage to Amelia GROUP December 15, 1907. He attended school at Honey Creek and was a member of the Lower Honey Creek Church. He had resided in Champaign County for 40 years. Surviving in addition to the widow is a sister Mrs. Claude MILLER of Christiansburg.

CALLISON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 13, 1949

Earl E. CALLISON, 72, died at 11:55 p. m. Friday November 11, 1949, in his home in Lawrenceville. Body was taken to the Littleton funeral home for services at 2 p. m. Monday in charge of the Rev. H. P. Shoepfle, pastor of the Lawrenceville Reformed Church. Burial in Lawrenceville Cemetery.

BOTKIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 30, 1949

Page 17. Alberta Rosemary BOTKIN, three-day-old daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Albert Botkin, 102 Rosedale av,, died City Hospital 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 1949. Body to Richards Memorial Home for services 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Survivors: parents; sister, Barbara; brothers John, Dean, Herbert; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Barbara BOTKIN, Springfield.

BRIGHT, HILLARD, KIRK, MARTIN, NESBITT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 1, 1949

Mrs. Emma KIRK MARTIN, 78, died of a cerebral hemorrhage at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday in City Hospital. She became ill at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Carl M. BRIGHT, 120 W. Euclid av., where she was living. A resident of Springfield for the last 25 years, Mrs. MARTIN was a member of the Central Methodist Church and the Norris Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star. She was born in Troy, O., on Jan. 22, 1871, the daughter of James and Margaret NESBITT. The last of 13 children, Mrs. MARTIN is survived by two daughters, Mrs. BRIGHT and Mrs. A.L. HILLARD of Fletcher, O.; two sons, George H. KIRK of Casstown, O., and Ralph V. KIRK of Miami Springs, Fla.; 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home.

CATANAZARO, JUNG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 5, 1949

A former resident of Springfield, Mrs. Grace JUNG, 52, died Saturday in a hospital at San Jose, California. She left Springfield three years ago, after residing here about 15 years. Mrs. JUNG was the mother of Mrs. A. CATANAZARO of Springfield. Other survivors include her husband, John, several brothers and sisters, a grandson and a granddaughter. The body is to arrive at Columbus, Wednesday and will be taken to the Schlecty Funeral Home at London. Funeral services will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at London.

COOK, HOTZ, NICKLAS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 5, 1949

John NICKLAS, 70, brother of Oliver S. NICKLAS, manager of the State Theater, died at 4 a.m. Sunday in City Hospital following an illness of six weeks. He had been in failing health the last six months. A life-long resident of Springfield, Mr. NICKLAS was employed as a machinist at the Buffalo-Springfield Roller Co., Inc., for 35 years. He retired about five years ago. Mr. NICKLAS who resided at 102 Floral av., was born February 17, 1879, the son of Adam and Elizabeth HOTZ NICKLAS. He was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church of Springfield. Surviving besides his brother are a sister, Mrs. George COOK of Springfield; another brother, Henry A., also of Springfield, and a number of nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home, where funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in charge of the Rev. A. L. Anderson, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

HILLIARD, SMITH, WILDASINN Name of Newspaper is Courier, Madison, IN on Friday, December 16, 1949

Mrs. Sarah Jane WILDASINN, 75, of Dayton, O., died last night at 8:30 o'clock in King's Daughters hospital where she had been confined the past month after a fall in which she suffered a hip fracture. Mrs. WILDASINN came to Madison 10 months ago for an extended visit with her daughter, Mrs. Mary W. SMITH, of 118 West Third Street. She is also survived by a son, Clarence, of Dayton; a sister, Mrs. Laura HILLIARD, of Springfield, O., and seven grandchildren. She was taken today by the Vail Memorial funeral home to Dayton where services and burial will be held Monday. Additional Information by submitter: Sally J. Wildasinn-Ward scnbward@earthlink.net. Sarah Jane (Hahn) Wildasin (March 6,1873 Ohio- December 15, 1949 Indiana) was married to Homer E. Wildasin (April 16, 1871 Ohio-June 29, 1952 Ohio). Sarah was the daughter of Dr. Henry Hahn (1823-1899) and Margaret (Walters) Hahn. They had two children: Clarence Kaler Wildasin(n) (1896-1982) and Mary Margaret Wildasin (1898-1959). Both Sarah and Homer Wildasin are buried at Plattsburg cemetery in Clark Co., Ohio.)

CARRES, KISSELL, MCCLURE, SIMENDINGER, WEAVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 9, 1950

Page 3. Samuel KISSELL, 73, Dies On Farm Near Springfield
Funeral for Samuel J. KISSELL 73 year old Clark Countian prominent in farm circles, will be at 2 pm Wednesday in the Jackson-Lytle funeral home in charge of the Rev. Frederick Mueller, pastor of the First Lutheran Church. Burial is to be in the Ferncliff Cemetery. Mr. KISSELL died at 11:40 pm Saturday in his home on Springfield, Route 5, Selma Pk., of a coronary condition which struck him last September. Born on a farm near Beatty, Feb. 4, 1876, he was the son of Silas G. and Adeline MCCLURE KISSELL. For many years he had been interested in the advancement of grain and dairy farming and at one time had an interest in the Kissell grain elevator at Selma. Mr KISSELL was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Springfield. Surviving besides the widow, Zella B., are a son, Robert G. of Springfield; three daughters, Mrs Ruth WEAVER at home, Mrs Frederick W. CARRES of Cuyahoga Falls and Mrs Earl A. SIMENDINGER of Akron; a sister, Miss Villa M. KISSELL of Springfield; two brothers, Charles M. KISSELL of South Charleston and Ralph E. KISSELL of Springfield, Route 1; seven grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home.

HALL, JOHNSON, THOMPSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 13, 1950

Page 14. Miss Mary HALL JOHNSON, 83, died in her home, 1520 Woodedge rd., at 1:30 p.m. Thursday after a short illness. Born in Springfield June 6, 1866, she was the daughter of Richard and Dorothy JOHNSON, and granddaughter of Christopher THOMPSON, one of the pioneers of Clark County. A member of High Street Methodist Church almost 70 years ago, she was active in the Women's Societies of the church, and was .....(rest of obit cut off.)

JACKSON, JONES, RAHN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 13, 1950

Page 14. Willis F. JACKSON, 81, died at 8:30 a.m. Friday in Rickly Memorial Hospital of the Ohio Masonic Home. He entered the home July 21, 1949, and was sponsored by Yeatman Lodge No. 162 F. and A. M. of Cincinnati. He was born in Zanesville, O, April 16, 1868. He had been a theatrical worker for 50 years. Surviving are one brother, Harry J. of New York City and two sisters, Mrs. May JONES of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Mrs. Anna RAHN of Minneapolis, Minn. The body was taken to Richards Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Masonic Home with the Rev. Ross Willhide, pastor of the High Street Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Masonic Home Cemetery.

SLUSHER, STRINGFELLOW Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 4, 1950

Mrs. Mabel Stringfellow, 57, wife of Lossie Stringfellow, 502 E. Rose st., died in her home at 8:50 p. m. Friday following a year's illness. A native of Springfield, she was the daughter of John A. and Florence Ray SLUSHER. In addition to her husband she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Martha Milhoan, and Miss Mary Stringfellow, both of Springfield, and one granddaughter.  The body as taken to the Littleton funeral home.

BOTKIN, CARVER, ELLIS, GREGORY, MOCK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 8, 1950

George W. CARVER, 85, died at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday in the Clark County Home for the Aged after being in failing health a number of years and seriously ill two weeks. Survivors include a son William M. CARVER, Sr., Springfield, Route 4; a daughter, Mrs. Pearl L. GREGORY, Springfield; a step-daughter, Mrs. Rosa ELLIS; a brother, Frank CARVER, Portsmouth; seven grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. Services will be held in the Littleton funeral home at 10 a.m. Friday. Burial is to be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Portsmouth.

CARSON, GREAVES, HARTMAN, MCCOY, PARKS, ROSS, WEAVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 13, 1950

Ernest J. ROSS, 67, died at 2:40 a.m. , Sunday in his home at New Carlisle, Route 3. He had been ill the last three years. A farmer Mr. Ross was born in Ross County Oh, son of William Lafayette ROSS, and Viola PARKS ROSS, and resided in Clark County 40 years. Mr ROSS is survived by his widow Mary two daughters Mrs. Ruth HARTMAN, of Enon, and Mrs. Margaretta CARSON of Urbana, two sons Roy and Raymond Ross both of Springfield, four brothers Joseph of Springfield, William and John of Junction City Kansas, and Earl of Dorida LA, three sisters Mrs. George MCCOY, of Spfld, Mrs. Ernest WEAVER of Lakeview, and Mrs. Albert GREAVES of California. Body to Littleton Funeral Home.

FRAHER, FREEMAN, MCNAMARA Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 27, 1950

Mrs. Nora MCNAMARA, 80, of 224 Oakwood pl., died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Mercy Hospital. Born May 30, 1869, in London, O., she had lived in Springfield for the past 55 years, where she was a member of St. Raphael Church and of the parish Ladies Rosary and Altar Society. Surviving are three sons, Thomas H. and Paul of Springfield, and Joseph of South Bend, Ind.; a sister, Mrs. Catherine FREEMAN of Springfield; and a grandchild, Mary Theresa MCNAMARA, of South Bend. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home, where friends may call after 3 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held with a solemn requiem mass at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Raphael Church, with burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery, London, O. The Altar Society of St. Raphael Church will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home for a Rosary. (Hanora J. MCNAMARA nee FRAHER. Added by transcriber, Steve Slattery, sslattery@thermobc.com)

BELL, BYRANT, DRAYER, GINN, POTTERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, March 3, 1950

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth BELL, 72, wife of Alexander A. Bell of 569 E. Cassilly St. died at 1 A.M. Friday in her home following an illness of one week. Born March 2, 1878 in Kenton, O. , she was the daughter of George and Amanda POTTERS DRAYER. Surviving besides her huusband, are one daughter, Mrs. Robert L. GINN of Bellefontaine; one son, C. Austin BELL of Springfield and one sister, Mrs. John BYRANT of Kenton. The body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home for services 10 A.M. Monday with the Rev. Robert W. Ustick, pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Kenton. Friends are asked to omit flowers.

CARMIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, March 3, 1950

Warren C. Carmin, a former Springfield resident, died in his home in Osawatomie, Kan. , Thursday. Mr.Carmin was a former school teacher in Kansas. He later changed his profession and at the time of his death was a retired foreman of the Missouri-Pacific Railroad. He was born in CLARK Co., the son of David S. and Lucy Ann Snider. For the past 47 years he has been a resident of Kansas. Mr. Carmin was a member of the IOOF in Osawatomie, Kan. He is survived by his widow, Mattie; one sister, Mrs. Eva Magie of New Carlisle, Rt. 3; three (balance of obituary incomplete)

DUNN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, March 3, 1950

Rev. W.L. DUNN DIES In Hospital Here at Age The Rev. Walter L. Dunn, 44, of Springfield, Route 1, died at 11:55 P.M.Thursday in the City Hospital following three months of failing health. TheRev. Mr. Dunn was pastor of the Sunshine Holiness Tabernacle, Biesville Blvd.and Bluebell Ave., Dayton. A lifelong resident of Clark Co., he was born May 19, 1905, in Springfield and was the son of Clarence and Minnie Sparrow Dunn. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; three daughters, Mrs. Rita Hanaway and Mrs. Virginia Harrisonof Springfield, and Jacquelyn , at home; one brother, Edward; one sister; Mrs Bernice McCaulley, both of Springfield and seven Grandchildren . The body was taken to Richards Memorial Home. Editor: His wife's name was Ruth Mae Neal Dunn

EBELING, KESECKER, LEVECK, MENDENHALL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 6, 1950

Mrs. C. L. EBELING Dies At 55 After Short Illness. Mrs. Maude EBELING, 55, of 812 Selma rd., died at 3 a.m. Monday in her home following a short Illness. Mrs. EBELING was the wife of Charles L. EBELING, investigator for the County Relief Administration. She has lived in Springfield most of her life. Born Dec. 5, 1894, in Yellow Springs, O., she was the daughter of Edward and Ella LEVECK MENDENHALL. Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Louise of Springfield; one sister, Grace KESECKER; and two brothers, Robert and James MENDENHALL, all of Springfield. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home for services at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call from Tuesday until the time of the services.

EBELING, KESECKER, LEVECK, MENDENHALL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 6, 1950

Mrs. C. L. EBELING Dies At 55 After Short Illness. Mrs. Maude EBELING, 55, of 812 Selma rd., died at 3 a.m. Monday in her home following a short Illness. Mrs. EBELING was the wife of Charles L. EBELING, investigator for the County Relief Administration. She has lived in Springfield most of her life. Born Dec. 5, 1894, in Yellow Springs, O., she was the daughter of Edward and Ella LEVECK MENDENHALL. Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Louise of Springfield; one sister, Grace KESECKER; and two brothers, Robert and James MENDENHALL, all of Springfield. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home for services at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call from Tuesday until the time of the services.

CLICK, FLEISCHMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 16, 1950

George Franklin CLICK, 85, of 51 Larchmont rd., died at 9:55 a.m. Thursday in City Hospital, where he had been a patient for two weeks. Born July 7, 1864, Mr. CLICK had spent nearly all his life in CLARK County. Before his retirement 15 years ago, he was a farmer. He had lived with his daughter, Mrs. Mary K. FLEISCHMAN for the last 12 years. He was a member of the Beulah Chapel. Survivors, besides his daughter, include two sons, Edward and George, both of Springfield, and two brothers, Luther of Memphis, Tenn., and Oscar of Springfield. The body was taken to the Sprague funeral home in South Charleston.

DICKSON, HANNUM, SHAW Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 16, 1950

Funeral services for Mrs. Maude HANNUM, 65, of 1135 Summit st., Columbus, mother of Morris HANNUM of Springfield, will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in Columbus. Mrs. HANNUM died Wednesday after a two-day illness. Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Mable SHAW, of Columbus; a sister, Mrs. Ednas DICKSON, and four grandchildren.

DAVIS, FERGUSON, JENKINS, LAMERT, LEWIS, REED, STATEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 16, 1950

Mrs. Rebecca Ann LEWIS, 78, of 1520 Selma rd., died at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday in City Hospital shortly after suffering a heart attack in her home. The Fire Department inhalator squad was called to administer oxygen in an attempt to save her life. Born June 11, 1871, in Jackson County, the daughter of James and Nancy REED STATEN, she had been a resident of Clark County for 15 years. Survivors include her husband, John D.; one daughter, Mrs. William JENKINS of Springfield; one son, Newton LAMERT of Minden, La.; three step-children, Ola Mae LEWIS of Chicago, James M. LEWIS of Urbana, and Malcolm LEWIS of Waverly, O.; one sister, Mrs. Zella DAVIS of McArthur, O.; one brother, John STATEN of Jackson, O.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body was taken to Littleton funeral home for services 1:30 p.m. Saturday, in charge of Rev. Grayson FERGUSON. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

CROFT, MILLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 16, 1950

Mrs. Edna E. MILLER, 69, of 427 East st., died at 6:05 p.m. Wednesday in City Hospital. She had been in failing health for one year. Survivors include two sons, Harold, Springfield, Route 4, and Charles, Yellow Springs, Route 4; a sister, Mrs. Leona CROFT of Roanoke, Va., and four grandchildren and one great grandchild. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.

BENNETT, GROEBER, KUNK, LOTHSCHUETZ, TITER, UNUM Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 20, 1950

F. N. Lothschuetz, Retired Postoffice Employe, Dies -- Funeral services for F. N. Lothschuetz, 73, of 907 Lagonda av., will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the St. Bernard Church, with burial in St. Bernard Cemetery. Mr. Lothschuetz, a native of Springfield and a former Postoffice employe for many years, died at 3:3 p.m. Sunday in his home. At the time of retirement from the Postoffice in April of 1943 Mr. Lothschuetz was a bookkeeper and from the standpoint of service was the oldest employe in the local branch. He began his postal career in 1894 when he was 17 years old and in 1935 was promoted from special clerk to bookkeeper. He was born March 16, 1877. In his lifetime Mr. Lothschuetz also had engaged in the insurance business, serving at various times with the Reliable Fire Insurance Co., of Dayton, the New York Casualty Co. and the Globe Republic Insurance Co. He was a charter member of Knights of Columbus, Council 624, of Springfield and in 1932 succeeded Charles P. Dunn as grand Knight of the council. Mr. Lothschuetz was a member of the Benevolent Society of St. Bernard Church and the Holy Name Society of the Church. For a time, too, he served as secretary of the Springfield Civil Service Commission. Surviving are the widow Matilda; four daughters, Mrs. Hugh A. Unum, Mrs. Joseph T. Bennett, Mrs. Jack A. Groeber and Mrs. Charles D. Titer, all of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. O.J. Kunk of Springfield, and seven grandchildren. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home and will be returned to the residence Tuesday afternoon. Knights of Columbus will meet in the Lothschuetz residence at 8 p.m. Wednesday for Rosary.

CAST, FLACK, KENNEDY, LUCAS, MAHONEY, PARSONS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 27, 1950

Rites Arranged for W. H. MAHONEY, Ex-City Manager
Funeral services for William H. MAHONEY, 71, of 567 Stanton av., a former city manager of Springfield and a life-long resident of this city, will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Mr. MAHONEY died at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in a Dayton hospital where he had been a patient for about three months. He had been in failing health for several years. Mr. MAHONEY served as Springfield's city manager for a 13-month period in 1923-24. His predecessor in the City Bldg. was E. E. PARSONS, who served as city manager from July, 1920, until January, 1923. Mr. PARSONS presently is city manager of San Fernando, Calif. When Mr. MAHONEY resigned the city position in February, 1924, he was succeeded by Robert E. FLACK, who held the managership of the city for five years. Mr. FLACK is now city manager of Durham N.C. Prior to his acceptance of the city manager's position, Mr. MAHONEY had served 17 years in various departments in the City Bldg. He was a clerk and treasurer of the city during that time. For eight years, the life-long Democrat was supervisor of claims in the Works Compensation, State Industrial Commission. He also had served as secretary of the Clark County Democratic Party in the early 1900's and was a member of the executive committee of the party. Mr. MAHONEY, a bachelor all his life, was born in Springfield, May 16, 1879, and received his education in the city. He attended St. Raphael School and was graduated from St. Raphael High School. He retired from politics and state and city life in 1939. William E. LUCAS, city engineer, who worked under Mr. MAHONEY, described the former city executives as "one of the most respected citizens of our time." He also said that Mr. MAHONEY was one of the city's and county's leading Democrats. Before his hospitalization, Mr. MAHONEY had resided at the home of his sister, Mrs. T. F. KENNEDY, 567 Stanton av. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 624, and a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Raphael Church. Surviving are two brothers, David J., Springfield, and Dr. T. W., Michigan; and two sisters, Mrs. Clara CAST and Mrs. KENNEDY, both of Springfield. The body was removed to the O'Brien-Kennedy funeral home. Friends may visit the funeral home until time of services. Knights of Columbus services for Mr. MAHONEY will be conducted at 8:15 p.m. Monday.

ARGABRIGHT, CALLISON, HINKLE, MERRIMAN, NAWMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 27, 1950

Page 11. Mrs. Emma E. Nawman, 72, of 218 N. Isabella St., died at 12:17 a.m. Monday in Springfield City Hospital. She had been in failing health during the past eight months and critically ill since Saturday. She was born in Clark County on March 21, 1878, the daughter of Milton and Mary Argabright Callison. Her husband, Henry, died March 29, 1936. Mrs.Nawman was a member of the First Church of God. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Catherine Hinkle of Springfield, Route 1, and Mrs.Evelyn Merriman of Springfield; two sons, Harry of South Charleston, Route 2, and Harold of Springfield; a brother, Charles Callison of Springfield, Route 1, 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the First Church of God in charge of the Rev. C. E. Byers, pastor. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery. The body will be removed from the funeral home to the church an hour before time of services.

PAULY, POLLMAN, WEBER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 28, 1950

Page 17. Miss Lena Pollman, 96, former Springfielder, died Monday morning in the convent, Villa Madonna, at Covington, Ky. She had been ill two months. Miss Pollman was born in Germany Aug. 27, 1853. Survivors include three cousins, J. M. and Henry C. Pauly, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Val Weber, Cheviot, Cincinnati. Requiem mass is to be said Wednesday morning at Covington. Burial will be there.

BOTKIN, GRISSO, HALL, HALLER, LEFFUE, SHEETS, SIGLER, SMITH, WEBB Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 28, 1950

Mrs. Martha E. GRISSO. New Carlisle. Mrs. Martha E. GRISSO, 63, wife of Emerson GRISSO, died in her home at 502 west Jefferson st. here at 6 p.m. Thursday following a long illness. She was born in Pike Township, Clark County, a daughter of Robert and Barbara BOTKIN. Until five years ago when she and her husband moved here, she had spent her entire life on Clark County farms. She had been a member of the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren for more than 23 years. Surviving with her husband are two daughters, Mrs. Marvin HALLER, Dayton, and Mrs. Robert HALL, New Carlisle; four sons, Russell, Springfield; Willard, New Carlisle, Maurice, Dayton, and Arlin, Springfield; four sisters, Mrs. Levi WEBB and Mrs. Minnie SIGLER, both of New Carlisle, Route 3; Mrs. Catherine LEFFUE, Springfield, and Mrs. Glen SMITH, Troy; two brothers Charles L. BOTKIN, New Carlisle, Route 3, and R. F. BOTKIN, Springfield, and 10 grandchildren. The body was taken to the Trostel funeral home here, where friends may call from noon Saturday until noon Monday. The body will then be taken to the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren to lie in state until 2 p.m. Monday, when the Rev. Robert L. Sherfy, assisted by the Rev. H. H. Helman, will conduct services. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery. [More information from Jan Botkin Therkildsen, Therkild@aol.com: Martha's mother was Barbara SHEETS BOTKIN. Martha's husband Emerson died November. 1954.]

AUCKERMAN, SAUTER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 7, 1950

John M. SAUTER, 52, Is Found Dead At Desk. John M. SAUTER, 52, of 1908 Lagonda Avenue, a water treatment attendant at the Rockway plant of the Ohio Edison Company, was found dead at his desk in the plant about 1 p.m. Saturday. Death probably was caused by a heart attack, according to Clark County Coroner Austin Richards. The coroner said an autopsy will be conducted Sunday morning. Mr. SAUTER reportedly had suffered no previous attacks. The body was found by a plant engineer and a fireman. It is believed Mr. SAUTER had been dead several hours. However, another employee had talked to Mr. SAUTER about 9:30 a.m. Several charts the victim had been compiling lay on the desk. Mr. SAUTER had been employed by Ohio Edison about 12, years. He was born in Springfield April 24, 1898, a son of John and Pauline AUCKERMAN SAUTER. He was a life resident of Springfield. A member of Anthony Lodge No. 455, F. and A.M. Mr. SAUTER also was a member of Home City Chapter 258, Ohio Eastern Star. He was president of the Ohio Edison Power Club. He was graduated from Springfield High School in 1916 and served at the ROTC training camp at Wittenberg College during World War I. Surviving are the widow, Louise; a daughter, Betty Low, at home, and two nieces. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home for funeral services at 2 p.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Richard Hoeffler, officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 5, 1950

Charles H. WILLIAMS, 66, a plumber and resident of Springfield for 37 years, died at 8:20 a.m. Sunday in City Hospital following an illness of two months. His home was at 420 Mill Road. He was born in Effingham, Ill., on November 10, 1883, and was affiliated with the local AFL Plumbers Union. He is survived b his widow, Mayme. The body was taken to Richards Memorial Home.

BURKHARDT, KILE, REIBOLD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 5, 1950

Mrs. Marie H. KILE, 63, of 321 West North Street, died at 10 a.m. Monday in her home following a three week illness. Mrs. KILE was born in Springfield September 17, 1886, the daughter of John R. and Marie BURKHARDT, and spent her entire life in this community. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Her survivors include two sons, Ernest F. and Victor R. KILE of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Charles REIBOLD and Miss Katherine BURKHARDT, both of Springfield, and three brothers, Rudolph, Karl and Juel BURKHARDT, all of Springfield. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 5, 1950

Funeral services for Azel Martin SMITH, 61, of Urbana, a former Springfield resident who died at 8:15 p.m. Friday in Champaign County Hospital in Urbana were held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Humphrey funeral home in charge of the Rev. Edward Orinson, pastor of the messiah Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield.

ANDERSON, BAYLUM, GUY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, June 8, 1950

William ANDERSON, 78, died at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday in the home of a son, Ural ANDERSON of 910 S. Yellow Springs st. He had suffered a stroke a week ago. Mr. ANDERSON had been a resident of Springfield the last 30 years and was a member of the Mr. Zion Baptist Church here. Besides Ural Anderson is survived by another son, Charles ANDERSON of Springfield; a daughter, Mrs. Hazel BAYLUM of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Maggie GUY of Ashville, Ky., and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the John W. Patterson funeral home for services 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. W. E. Richardson, pastor of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, in charge. Burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The body was to be taken to the residence at 3 p.m. Thursday where friends may call until time of service.

BROOKS, COLEY, MILLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, June 8, 1950

Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth COLEY, 53, wife of William D. COLEY of 637 W. Grand av., died at 8:35 a.m. Thursday in the City Hospital where she had been a patient since June 1. A Springfield resident for 25 years, she was born in Nicholasville, Ky., April 28, 1897. She is survived by her husband; two sisters, Mrs. Anna BROOKS of Nicholasville, Ky., and Mrs. Catherine COLEY of Springfield, and a brother, Thomas MILLER of Cincinnati. The body was taken to the John W. Patterson funeral home.

BAUER, GARRETT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, June 8, 1950

Word has been received by Harold BAUER, 133 Hampton pl., of the death of his uncle, Joseph GARRETT, 81, Wednesday morning in his Columbus residence. Mr. GARRETT was former Springfield resident. He is survived by his wife, Minna; one son, Roger of Columbus, and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Denton and Donaldson funeral home, Town st., Columbus. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, there.

CODY, DINEEN, DUNNE, ENRIGHT, GALLAGHER, MOORE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, June 22, 1950

Mrs. Anna J. DINEEN, 89, widow of Jerry C. DINEEN, died in her residence, 252 E. Pleasant st., at 1:15 p. m. Wednesday, following an illness of about one year. She had lived in Springfield most of her life, and was a communicant of St. Raphael Church and a member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She was born in Madison County, March 7, 1861. Survivors include one son, William, of Chicago; three sisters, Mrs. Ella ENRIGHT, Mrs. Margaret MOORE, and Mrs. Catherine DUNNE, all of Columbus; one brother, James GALLAGHER, London, O., and one grandson, Edward CODY of Springfield. The body was removed to the O'Brien - Kenney funeral home. Rites will be held at 10:15 a. m. Saturday in St. Raphael Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery. (Anna J. DINEEN nee GALLAGHER. Added by Transcriber, Steve Slattery, sslattery@thermobc.com)


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