Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for July 1950 thru September 1951


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BYERMAN, DUDLEY, HAERR, HORTON, TRITLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, July 28, 1950

Page 1 and 4. Wilbur P. BYERMAN, Springfield businessman, died at 4:40 a.m. Friday in the City Hospital. Mr. BYERMAN of 103 W. Perrin av., was 69. Death followed an extended period of failing health and was attributed to a heart aliment. He was admitted to the hospital last Saturday. Mr. BYERMAN was president of The Springfield City Lines, Inc., operator of the local street bus system, and president of W. P. Byerman, Inc., a local trucking, storage and furniture merchandising firm. Long one of the leaders in the Springfield business activities, Mr. BYERMAN was one of the principal organizers of the local bus system. His associates in that successful venture were the late Charles F. Jackson, local funeral director, and the late J. Miller Pogue, a transportation expert. Mr. BYERMAN also was the organizer of W. P. Byerman, Inc. He started the trucking business 37 years ago and since that time the business was expanded into its present position. At one time Mr. BYERMAN was a director of the Springfield Federal Savings and Loan Association. However, ill health forced his retirement from that position several years ago. Besides his business interests, Mr. BYERMAN maintained an active association in several other fields. These included the Kiwanis Club in which he was a former director, the Springfield Automobile Club in which he was a vice president, and the Springfield community Chest in which he held a prominent position as a successful fund-raiser in many of the organization's yearly campaigns. Mr. BYERMAN's other affiliations include St. Andrew's Lodge No. 619, Free and Accepted Masons; Springfield Chapter No. 48, Royal Arch Masons; Springfield Council No. 17; Royal and Select Masters; Palestine Commandery No. 33, Knights Templar; Ingomar Lodge No. 610, Knights of Pythias; and Springfield Lodge No. 51, Protective Order of Elks. His church association was a life membership in the Second Lutheran Church. In addition to all his other interests, Mr. BYERMAN was a race horse fancier and breeder. At one time, he maintained a stable of prize-winners. However, in recent years he only raced two horses. Mr. BYERMAN was born in Springfield Feb. 12, 1881, a son of John H. and Susan E. DUDLEY BYERMAN. He obtained his education in the Springfield public schools. Mr. BYERMAN for a time was employed at the International Harvester Co. after competing his education. He started in the trucking business in 1913. Mr. BYERMAN is survived by his widow, the former Della M. RUMMEL of Springfield; two brothers, C. Ray BYERMAN, office manager of the Clark County Board of Elections, and Howard S. BYERMAN, also of Springfield, and three sisters, Mrs. Nettie HAERR, Mrs. Goldie S. TRITLE, and Mrs. Hazel HORTON, all also of Springfield. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Jackson-Lytle Funeral Home. The Rev. Paul P. Anspach, pastor of Second Lutheran Church, and the Rev. Robert W. Ulstick, pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

FRAHER, MCNAMARA Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, September 16, 1950

Paul Leo MCNAMARA, 47, of 224 Oakwood pl., an employee of The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. for 20 years, died at 12:25 a.m. Saturday in Mercy Hospital. He was admitted to the hospital Friday afternoon. Mr. MCNAMARA worked as an etcher at The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. for 20 years. A native of Springfield, he was born here Aug. 26, 1903 and was the son of James and Nora FRAHER MCNAMARA. He was a member of St. Raphael Church. Surviving are two brothers, Thomas H. of Springfield and Joseph of Mishawaka, Ind., and a niece, Mary Therese MCNAMARA, also of Mishawaka. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home. Solemn requiem mass will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, London, O.

BOWERS, MIDDLEKAUFF Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 21, 1950

Page 15. William C. BOWERS, 82, of 127 Fostoria av., a fruit grower and nursery enthusiast for many years, died suddenly in his home at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. A native of Maryland, Mr. BOWERS was born Oct. 12, 1867. He had resided in Springfield 40 years and for some time was employed by the Reed Furniture Co. here. Mr. BOWERS became interested in fruit growing and nursery stock after he lost a hand in an industrial mishap. Until his death he kept an orchard of considerable size at his home known as the Maplewood Orchards and Flower Gardens. Mr. BOWERS was a member of the Third Lutheran Church and Springfield Lodge No. 33, IOOF. Surviving are his widow, Christie; a sister, Mrs. Carrie MIDDLEKAUFF of Hagerstown, Md., and two brothers, Lewis L. BOWERS and Charles BOWERS, both of Hagerstown. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home by the Rev. Wilbur HARMONY, pastor of the Third Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery

COMPTON, PATTERSON, REINHEIMER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 22, 1950

Joseph P. REINHEIMER, Head of Water Department, Dies
Funeral services for Joseph P. REINHEIMER, 57, superintendent of the City Water Department, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the Littleton Funeral Home with the Rev. Frederick Mueller, of the First Lutheran Church, in charge. Burial will be In Ferncliff Cemetery. Mr. REINHEIMER, who was a lifelong resident of Springfield, died suddenly at 7:45 p.m. Friday in Mercy Hospital. He was admitted to the hospital for observation Wednesday. He underwent an abdominal operation Thursday following several hemorrhages. His condition was reported as "fair" by hospital attaches following the operation but the physician sated that he did not respond as expected to the operation. He had been a member of the official municipal staff for 38 years, starting with the engineering department as a rodman in 1912. Mr. Reinheimer advanced in positions and was serving as assistant city engineer when he was named early in 1942 to head the Water Department. He had held that position ever since. City officials who have known him for a long time expressed words of sorrow and regret upon hearing of his death Friday night. City Engineer William E. LUCAS, under whom he first worked when he joined the city staff, said he "was a highly-respected citizen and a valuable city employee." Special City Counsel Thomas D. HODGE said of Mr. Reinheimer: "I knew him throughout his lifetime and considered him not only an intimate friend whose death I consider a personal loss, but the most efficient departmental official which the city has ever had." During a brief period in his life, Mr. Reinheimer was associated with the Ohio Edison Co., as assistant resident engineer on the construction of an addition to the Mad River plant. In addition he served an county sanitary engineer. During this time he was in charge of the installation of a water system in the Rockaway area. He attended local public schools and was a graduate of Springfield High School. He later attended Ohio State University where he was enrolled in the engineering school. For many years prior to his death he was active in functions of the First Lutheran Church of which he was a member. He served as a councilman or a period and more recently had been conducting a boys' class in the church. He was also an active Mason being a member of Anthony Lodge No. 455, F.and A.M. He served as high priest of the Springfield Chapter No. 48, Royal Arch Masons, and illustrious master of Springfield Council No. 17, Royal and Select Masters. Mr. Reinheimer also held membership in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Surviving are his widow, Dorothy of 240 E. McCreight av.; a son John of Wooster, and three daughters, Mrs. R.J. PATTERSON, Hollywood, Fla., Mrs. Hall Wesley COMPTON, Dayton, and Miss Mary Lou REINHEIMER, a teacher in the Huntington, W.Va., public school system. About a week prior to Mr. Reinheimer's death, another well-known city official died. Francis X. SADLIER, also for many years affiliated with the engineering department, died in Mercy Hospital. Mr. Reinheimer's body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.

KOEPP, ROBINSON, WAITS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 25, 1950

Charles F. ROBINSON , Sr., 65, of 221 S. Race st., died at his home at 10 p.m. Sunday following an illness of six years. Born in Springfield Feb. 14, 1885, a son of Charles and Rose Moss ROBINSON , he retired in 1944 from his work as a metal polisher for the Steel Products Engineering Co., 1205 W. Columbia st. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Elsie ROBINSON ; a daughter, Mrs. Bertha WAITS, Springfield; three sons, Richard and Charles, Jr., both of Springfield, and George, Lakeview, O.; seven grandchildren and two brothers, Albert and Samuel, both of Springfield. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jackson-Lytle funeral home by the Rev. E. E. KOEPP, pastor of the Grace Evangelical and Reformer Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Tuesday.

BOWSER, CRABLE, MERWINE, THACKER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 25, 1950

Dewey THACKER, 51, of 14 S. Williams st., died unexpectedly of a heart attack in his home about 2 p.m. Sunday. Born in Ross County, O., Sept. 3, 1889, he was the son of George and Florence THACKER, and lived nearly his entire life in Springfield. He was a member of the local Fraternal Order of Eagles. Surviving are the widow, Mildred; two daughters, Mrs. Robert BOWSER and Miss Cora Eileeen THACKER; a son, Edgar Gene THACKER, all of Springfield; his mother, Mrs. Forence MERWINE of Marion, O.; one sister, Mrs. Mable CRABLE of Columbus; two brothers, Elmer of Chillicothe and Welby, address unknown; three grandchildren. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

SCHMIDT, SCHWERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 25, 1950

Mrs. Rosa Augusta SCHWERS, 81, a native of Springfield, died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday in the home of a son, Arthur M. SCHWERS of Youngstown, where she had resided about 13 years. Mrs. SCHWERS was born Oct. 11, 1868, and had resided in Springfield until 1937. Her husband, George SCHWERS, died here in 1930. Mrs. SCHWERS was a former member of the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Surviving besides her son are a sister, Mrs. Grace SCHMIDT of Springfield, and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body will arrive Tuesday at the Littleton Funeral Home for services there at 8 p.m. Tuesday in charge of St. John's Church. It then will be taken to Billings, Mo., for burial.

BOTKIN, CALDWELL, MCGUIRE, NEFF, VORESS, VORHEES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, November 4, 1950

Page 2. Pearl I. CALDWELL, North Hampton Resident, Dies. Mrs. Pearl I. Caldwell, 71, wife of Frank Caldwell of North Hampton, died at 7:30 a.m. Saturday in her home. She suffered a cerebral hemorrhage about midnight Friday. Born in Plattsville, April 8, 1879, she was a daughter of Amos an Elizabeth VORESS BOTKIN. Mrs. CALDWELL had lived most of her life in Clark County and was a member of the Evangelical and Reformed Church in North Hampton. Surviving besides the husband are five sons, Harold of North Hampton, Cloyd of Springfield, Fred and Elwood of Columbus and Russell of Urbana; one daughter, Mrs. William MCGUIRE of Columbus; one sister, Mrs. Samuel NEFF of Westville; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday by the Rev. M. P. Schoepfle, pastor of the Evangelical and Reformed Church of North Hampton. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Saturday. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.com: I have also seen Pearl's mother's maiden name spelled Elizabeth VORHEES]

BAKER, MCCANDLESS, MCFARLAND, PATTON, QUICKEL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, November 7, 1950

Clinton MCCANDLESS, 59, of 271 Deardorff av., and employed of the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. for 32 years, died at 8:20 a.m. Tuesday in his home of coronary thrombosis. He had been ill since Sept. 16. Mr. MCCANDLESS was a member of Local no. 348, International Printing Pressmen and Assistant's Union, AFL. He was a member of Champion Aerie No. 397, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and was a veteran of World War I. He attended the Church of God in Madison County. A son of Marion F. and Ella PATTON MCCANDLESS, he was born in Wrightsville, Madison County, July 18, 1891. He is survived by his wife, Lee M. MCCANDLESS, three foster children, Mrs. Evelyn MCFARLAND and Charles QUICKEL of South Charleston and Edwin QUICKEL, at home; one sister, Mrs. Gladys BAKER of London, O.; seven grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where the Rev. C A. Sundberg will conduct services at 1:30 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

BOBO, HOWARD, LEHMON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, November 18, 1950

Tremont city - Harry C. BOBO, a retired farmer of Tremont City, died in a Dayton hospital at 10 AM Saturday after an illness of four years. He was 68 years old. Born in North Hampton, he was the son of Norton and Ann LEHMON BOBO and is survived by his widow, Nellie; six sons, Willard, Jackson, Michigan; Claude, Tremont City; Elbert, Springfield; Fred, Springfield, Route 4; Woodrow and Vernon both of New Carlisle; a brother, Glendon BOBO, Springfield; three sisters, the Misses Elsie and Emma BOBO, Dialton, and Mrs. Mary HOWARD, Springfield and thirteen grandchildren. Mr. Bobo's body was removed to the Littleton funeral home in Springfield.

MCWILLIAMS, QUIRK, TRIEB, ULLIMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, November 21, 1950

John P. QUIRK, 71, of 1569 East Main Street, was pronounced dead on arrival at City Hospital about 2:15 p.m. Monday, probably of a heart condition. Mr. QUIRK was stricken at 1815 E. Main Street. The Fire Division emergency squad was called for aid at 2:07 p.m. A retired molder, Mr. QUIRK was born in London, Ohio. He was a member of St. Bernard Church here. Survivors include his widow, Mary; two daughters, Mrs. Helen TRIEB, Seattle, and Mrs. Margaret MCWILLIAMS, Dearborn, Mich.; a son, John, Jr., of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Mary ULLIMAN, Springfield, and six grandchildren. The body was taken to the Degenhart Conroy funeral home, where friends may call after 3 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

PIERCE, STOLL, WHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 29, 1950

Harvey G. PIERCE, 2325 Tavenner av., an employee of International Harvester Co. for 40 years, died suddenly of a heart attack at 7:20 a.m. Wednesday in his residence. Mr. PIERCE, a Springfield resident for approximately 41 years, was employed in the wood mill at the local IHC plant at the time of his death. He was a member of the Lagonda Evangelical United Brethren Church and served as president of the men's class of the church until two years ago when he resigned this post because of failing health. A son of Aeries and Jane PIERCE, he was born in Meigs County. Surviving are the wife, Mary L.; two daughters, Mrs. Eula WHITE AND Mrs. Jean STOLL of Springfield; two sons, Asa of Springfield and Kenneth of South Charleston; six grandchildren, on great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. The body was take to the Littleton funeral home.

DUDLEY, HAMPTON, KELLY, RILEY, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 12, 1950

Chester E SMITH, 68, of 538 Tibbetts Ave, a former employee of the Ridgely Trimmer Co, died at 4:17 am Tuesday in the Fairborn Rest Home where he had been a patient three months. He had been in failing health 18 months. Mr Smith, a press operator for The Ridgely Co 28 years, retired more than a year ago because of ill health. Born in Oak Hill, Oh November 23, 1882, he was a son of Robert and Elizabeth KELLY SMITH. He had been a Springfield resident for approximately 30 years and was a member of the Clifton Avenue Methodist Church. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs Mary HAMPTON, Mrs Ruth DUDLEY, and Mrs Doris RILEY all of Springfield; three sons, Ralph of Waterloo, OH and Robert and Frederick of Springfield; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild. The body was taken to Woods Funeral Home where friends may call after Wednesday afternoon.

ANDERSON, HOUCK, PALMER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 12, 1950

Edward ANDERSON, 68, a retired farmer, died at 2 am Tuesday in his residence, 189 Willis Ave, following several months illness. Born in Clark County, Dec 15, 1881, he was a son of William and Mary HOUCK ANDERSON. He farmed for many years in Champaign County, before moving to Springfield three years ago. He is survived by his wife, Hattie; a son, Clarence E of Springfield; one granddaughter; one sister, Mrs Rella PALMER of Springfield; one brother George ANDERSON of Mechanicsburg, and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to Humphrey Funeral Home, Urbana, where services will be held at 2 pm Friday, with Dr Earl McKinney, pastor of Oakland Community Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Oak Dale Cemetery there.

KAMPMAN, WHITAKER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 22, 1950

Page 17. Sister Mary Leonard, 62, formerly of Springfield, died in the Mt. Saint Joseph on-the-Ohio, Cincinnati, mother house of the Sisters of Charity at 3 p.m. Thursday. She had been ill for two months and death and death resulted from a heart attack in her room. She was Clara KAMPMAN before entering the convent 46 years ago in 1904. She was born in Springfield on April 7, 1888, the daughter of John and Mary KAMPMAN. She taught grade school classes in Springfield at St. Joseph School, and in Dayton, Detroit, Cincinnati, and Madisonville, O. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. William WHITACRE of Springfield; six brothers, Frank of Springfield, George of Xenia, Leo of California, Fred of Detroit, Joseph of East Orange, N.J., and Brother Louis, S.M., of the University of Dayton. The body will remain at Mt. Saint Joseph on-the-Ohio for services at 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in the convent cemetery.

BOWERMEISTER, BROWN, MILLER, MULLER, ROSS, WLOSHINSKI Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 22, 1950

Page 17. Mrs. Myrtle BOWERMEISTER, 64, of 522 N. Light st., died of leukemia at 9:45 a.m. Friday in City Hospital where she had been a patient since Nov. 27. She had been ill two years. Born Jan. 4, 1886, in Gap Mills, W. Va., she was a daughter of Robert and Angela MILLER ROSS. She had resided in Springfield for 35 years and was a member of the Christian Church of Bowersville. Her husband, Howard BOWERMEISTER, died in August, 1948. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy MULLER and Mrs. Elva WLOSHINSKI; two sons, Robert, all of Springfield, Route 2; five grandchildren, Frank David and Robert Carl MULLER and David and Dean BOWERMEISTER, all of Springfield, and Stanley WLOSHINSKI, stationed with the army at Fort Bliss, Tex.; one sister, Mrs. Minnie BROWN of Dayton, and three brothers, Earl ROSS of Springfield, Ralph ROSS of Jamestown, and James ROSS of Lancaster, Pa. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.

ANDREWS, PARKS, PICKERING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 27, 1950

Services Slated Friday For L.H. PICKERING. DONNELSVILLE - Funeral services for Lester H. (Pick) PICKERING, 56, who died at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Springfield City Hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Trostel funeral home, New Carlisle, by the Rev. Raymon Konkright, pastor of the Donnelsville Methodist Church. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Mr. PICKERING was admitted to the hospital Monday after a heart attack. He was operator of Pick's Garage here, president and day captain of the Donnelsville Community Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Village Council. A World War I veteran, he was 1948049 commander of the Second District of the Disabled American Veterans. He was a member of the Jr. OUAM at Donnelsville. Surviving are the widow, Lena ANDREWS PICKERING; a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth PARKS, Lexington, Ky.; two sons, Robert E. and Jack PICKERING, both of Donnelsville; his mother, Mrs. Jeanette PICKERING, Donnelsville, and two grandchildren. The body was taken to the funeral home, and will be returned to the residence here Wednesday evening. Friends may call at the residence anytime Thursday. The body will be returned to the funeral home Friday morning.

BOTKIN, CLARK, LEFFEL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 3, 1951

Page 3. (Includes Photo) Mrs. Anna C. BOTKIN, 82, died at 7:55 a.m. Saturday in Grimsley's Rest Home, 513 E. Liberty st. She ha been in failing health for several years. Born near Donnelsville on Jan. 17, 1869, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew LEFFEL, Mrs. Botkin was a resident of Springfield for the past quarter century. She was the widow of William H. BOTKIN. Mrs. BOTKIN was a member of the First Church of God. Survivors include two sons, Albert B. and Horace F. BOTKIN, of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Glenna CLARK, of Springfield; three brothers, Virgil LEFFEL, of Springfield, Minor LEFFEL, of Batavia, N.Y. and Melvin LEFFEL, of Dayton; five grandchildren an six great grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.comIn 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.]

ARBOGAST, BIXLER, BOTKIN, DAUGHERTY, RICKARD, ZIRLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 5, 1951

Page 2. Mrs. Hettie BIXLER. New Carlisle. Mrs. Hettie BIXLER, 83, of New Carlisle, died at 10 a.m. Sunday at a Springfield rest home. She had been ill the last seven months. Mrs. BIXLER resided most of her life at North Hampton and was a member of the North Hampton Methodist Church. Surviving are a son, Ralph D. BIXLER, of Springfield; four daughters, Mrs. Marie DAUGHERTY of Springfield, Mrs. Lena ZIRLE of Springfield, Route 2, Mrs. Leah ARBOGAST of Christiansburg and Mrs. Goldie RAY of Springfield, Route 2; 15 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. The body was taken to the Doom Memorial Home where friends may call until time for services at 2 p.m. Tuesday in charge of the Rev. Raymon Konkright. Burial will be in Myers Cemetery. [More information from Jan Botkin Therkildsen, Therkild@aol.com: Her husband was Robert Morgan BIXLER, s/o John BIXLER and Mary Ann BOTKIN. Hettie RICKARD married Robert BIXLER on October 29, 1891 in Clark County, Ohio.]

BUMGARDNER, EVILSIZOR, HOBERTY, MATTISON, REDMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 28, 1951

Mrs Clara W HOBERTY, 74, died at 8:15 P.M. Tuesday in her residence on the Dalton Rd, Springfield Route 2, following an illness of one year. Mrs Hobarty was born August 18, 1876 in Champaign county near Terre haute. She had lived most of her life in Clark and Champaign counties with the exception of 14 years spent in New Jersey. She was a member of the North Hampton Evangelical Reformed Church and of Faith Council 198, Daughters of America, in Urbana. Survivors include her husband Charles B, one son, Clement, Springfield, Rt 2; three sisters, Mrs Ida. BUMGARDNER, Bellefontaine; Mrs. Justin MATTISON, Richwood, OH; and Mrs Louis REDMAN, Urbana; three brothers Charles EVILSIZOR, Thackery, Samuel EVILSIZOR, North Hampton, and Weldy EVILSIZOR, St Mary's OH; 11 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Jackson-Lyle funeral home where it will remain until one hour before services at 2:30 P.M. Friday in North Hampton Evangelical Church; the Rev M P Schoepfle, pastor of the North Hampton church will have charge of the services. Burial will be made in the Terre Haute Cemetery.

MCFARLAND, MOSES, PRUITT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, March 14, 1951

Mrs. Mildred Irene MCFARLAND, 51, died at 9 p.m. Tuesday in her residence at North Hampton following an illness of several months. Born in Larchwood, IA., on October 22, 1899, Mrs. McFarland had resided in Clark County a number of years. She was a member of New Carlisle Chapter, Order of Eastern Star. She is survived by her husband, Orace A.; a daughter, Mrs. Donna MOSES of New Carlisle; two sons, Robert of North Hampton and Edward of New Carlisle; three brothers, Melvin PRUITT of Los Angeles, Calif., Paul PRUITT of Spokane, Wash., and James PRUITT of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and five grandchildren. The body was taken to Richards Memorial Home, where funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. the Rev. M. P. Schoepfle and the Rev. Ross L. Noffsinger officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

LORENTZ, WOLISTON, WOOLISTON Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Friday, March 30, 1951

pg. 1. Roscoe C. LORENTZ, 63, Springfield attorney, died at 9:45 a.m. Friday in City Hospital, where he had been admitted February 13. He suffered from high blood pressure. The former city commissioner had been a practicing attorney in Springfield since 1912. He served as a city official from 1933 to 1935. He had been an unsuccessful candidate for Clark County Probate and Common Please Court judgeships. Mr. LORENTZ was a director and former president of the Springfield Federal Savings and Loan Association. He also was a former president of District Two, Ohio Buildings Association League. He was a member and former president of the Clark County Bar Association and also was a member of the American Bar Association. He was a member of the law firm, of TODD, TEHAN and LORENTZ, which he helped to organize in 1927. He formerly served as worshipful master of St. Andrew's Lodge No. 619, F. and A. M. and as eminent commander of Palestine Commandery No. 33, Knights Templar. The attorney resided on Redmond Rd., Springfield, Route 6. He was born in Quaker City, O., on July 16, 1887. He married Eliza WOOLISTON. Mr. LORENTZ received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marshall College, Huntington, W. Va. and his Law degree from Ohio State University in 1910. He was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1911 and practiced for one year in Columbus before coming to Springfield. Survivors include his widow and a son, Philip, and two grandchildren. The body was removed to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home. Upon the death of Mr. LORENTZ, President Horace S. KEIFER of the Springfield Bar and Law Library Association named two committees - one to plan association arrangements for the attorney's funeral, and the second to prepare a memorial resolution for Mr. LORENTZ. Named to the arrangements committee were Oscar T. MARTIN, II, chairman, John TEHAN and A. C. LINK. The second committee comprises Wm. Malcolm ELDER, chairman, Lawrence LAYBOURNE, Arthur J. TODD, Sr., Malcolm E. SPENCER and Aaron J. HALLORAN. Additional information by submitter Sarah Lorentz alicetoo@attbi.com His Wife's maiden name was spelled WOLISTON, not WOOLISTON.

GRAFTON, LITTLE, MOODY, POWERS, TAYLOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 3, 1951

Page 5. Chester L. POWERS, 53, an engineer for the D. T. and I. Railroad, died at his residence, 207 W. Cecil st., at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday shortly after suffering a heart attack. Mr. POWERS had reported for railroad duty and had just boarded his locomotive when stricken. City Fire Division emergency squadmen treated the engineer, then took him home, but efforts to revive him proved unsuccessful. Mr. POWERS was born Sept. 26, 1897, the son of Bert and Nellie I. MOODY POWERS. He had been employed as a locomotive engineer with the D. T. and I. Railroad for 38 years and was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Survivors include the widow, Sara L., one stepson, Ward J. LITTLE of Jamestown; one step-daughter, Mrs. Hazel K. GRAFTON of Springfield, and one sister, Mrs. Frances TAYLOR of Morris Plains, N. J. The body was taken to Littleton funeral home.

DUBEANT, HAWKER, KISSELL, MUMMA, SMITH, WOLFE, ZIMMERMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 3, 1951

Page 5. Mrs. Lora E. KISSELL, 66, of 4740 National rd., w., died early Tuesday at Grandview Hospital, Dayton, where she had been a patient about a week. She had been in failing health for the past two years. Mrs. KISSELL was born near Oran O., in Shelby County, Feb. 9, 1885, a daughter of William and Martha HAWKER WOLFE. She was a member of Rocky Point Chapel. Survivors include her husband, Ralph, three daughters, Mrs. Martha SMITH of Springfield, Route 4, Mrs. Ethel ZIMMERMAN of this city and Mrs. Marion MUMMA of New Carlisle, Route 3; one son, Eldon of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Harry DUBEANT of Yellow Springs; one brother, John W. WOLFE of Canton, O., and 10 grandchildren. The body was taken to Wood funeral home where services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

EVANS, LINDEMAN, SHROADES, SHROADS Name of Newspaper is Daily Gazette, Xenia, OH on Friday, April 13, 1951

William T. SHROADES, 84, of Beatty, died at 8:25 a.m. Friday at the home of his son, Harold W. Shroads, Dayton, where he had been residing the last three months. Although he had been in failing health several years, Mr. Shroads, a retired coffin maker, had been critically ill only a day. Born March 7, 1877*, in Cedarville, his parents were George and Ann PFEISTER SHROADES. He had spent the greater part of his life in Beatty, where he was a member of the Emory Chapel Church. For fifty-two years, before his retirement seventeen years ago, Mr. SHROADS had been employed by the old Springfield Coffin Co., in which he owned stock. Besides his son he leaves a daughter, Mrs. Glenn a Dean LINDEMAN of Beatty; a sister, Mrs. Lean EVANS of National Rd., west of Springfield; a grandson; a great-grandson and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at Yoder Funeral home, Yellow Springs, Sunday afternoon and evening. The body will be taken to the Beatty church at noon Monday where it will lie in state until services at 1 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield. Additional information by submitter, Janie Martin Whitty at whittyfun@juno.com: year of birth is 1867 not 1877, based upon death age of 84. The 1870 Census, Clark Co, OH, Mad River Twp, pg. 131 lists William as age 03. Also the Clark Co.1900 Census, Springfield pg 188a, lists his birth as Mar. 1867. His sister's obituary (Lena SHROADES EVANS), published in February 5, 1956, states their mother's name as Anna FEASTER.

COLLINS, HAWKINS, HOLENGER, PHOTOGRAPH, SHOCKEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 14, 1951

Funeral Services for Harold HAWKINS, 46, of St. Paul, Minn., a former Springfield resident, will be held Saturday in St. Paul. He died in his residence there at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, according to word received in Springfield Friday. Mr. HAWKINS was a musician with the Hawkins orchestra in Springfield before moving to St. Paul. He is survived by his widow, Irene; one son; four brothers, Arthur, of Springfield, Sherman of Bellefontaine, Roy of Urbana, and George of Rochester, N.Y.; four sisters, Mrs. Effie COLLINS, Mrs. Jessie PHOTOGRAPH and Mrs. Earl SHOCKEY, all of Cleveland and Mrs. Gerald HOLENGER of Bellefontaine.

BINKLEY, LITTLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 14, 1951

Amos BINKLEY, 79, a resident of the IOOF Home four years, died there at 6:45 p.m. Friday. He was an IOOF Lodge member 41 years. Mr. BINKLEY was a native of Edenton. He was born Jan. 14, 1872, the son of Thomas and Rachel LITTLE BINKLEY. He came to the home Feb. 12, 1947, sponsored by Shiloh Lodge No. 232, IOOF, Goshen. A brother, Worth L. BINKLEY of Goshen, survives. The body was taken to the Woods funeral home.

PIERSOLL, RHEA Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 14, 1951

Claude RHEA, 63, of 868 Harrison st., died at 12:55 p.m. Friday in City Hospital. He had been ill six days and a patient in the hospital since Wednesday. Mr. RHEA was born in Warsaw, Ky., and is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Willie B. PIERSOLL of Springfield and a son, the Rev. Lawrence C. RHEA, of Louisville, Ky. The body was taken to the C. M. Patterson funeral home.

BARRETT, HILL, IRWIN, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 14, 1951

Page 3. Miss Mary A. BARRETT, 84, a retired teacher in central Ohio schools died Saturday at 1 a.m. in the home of her sister, Mrs. Ada WILLIAMS, in South Charleston. Born in Madison County of Feb. 2, 1867, Miss BARRETT was a graduate of Columbus Normal School, and taught in Madison County, South Charleston, Columbus and Morrow County schools. For the last eight years she had been living in the home of her sister and was a member of the South Charleston Methodist Church. Survivors include Mrs. WILLIAMS and two other sisters, Mrs. Susan B. HILL of Columbus, and Mrs. James IRWIN, of California; and two brothers, Herbert BARRETT, of East Liberty, and Samuel BARRETT, of Loveland, O. The body was taken to the Sprague funeral home, South Charleston, where services.. (rest of obit cut off).

BAYLES, BODKIN, BOTKIN, HALL, LEFFUE, SIGLER, SMITH, WEBB, ZIGLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 17, 1951

Page 4. Catherine LEFFUE. Taken by Death at Age 75. Mrs. Catherine LEFFUE, 75, of 1501 Broadway, died at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday in her residence. Born in New Carlisle, Jan. 21, 1876, Mrs. LEFFUE was a daughter of Robert and Ella BODKIN. She lived in Springfield and Clark County her entire life. Her husband, Harvey LEFFUE, Sr., preceded her in death in April 1946. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ilo BAYLES of Columbus, and Mrs. Garnetta HALL of Springfield; five sons, Leonard and Herbert of Columbus, and Glenn, Robert and Harvey, Jr., of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs. Zora WEBB and Mrs. Minnie ZIGLER of New Carlisle, and Mrs. Delia SMITH of Troy; two brothers, Charles BODKIN of New Carlisle, and Robert, of Durbin; 13 grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. The body was taken to Woods funeral home where services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery. [More information from Jan Botkin Therkildsen, Therkild@aol.com: Catherine's mother was Barbara E. SHEETS. Catherine's sister Minnie is listed as married to SIGLER instead of ZIGLER in most places. BOTKIN and BODKIN surnames are used interchangeably, so I'm indexing both places.]

AGLE, GRIFFITHM, KELLEY, WIANT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 19, 1951

W. E. GRIFFITH, Retired Barber, Succumbs at 88
William E. (Uncle Billy) GRIFFITH, 88, died at 10 a.m. Saturday in his residence, 802 Clifton av., following two weeks of serious illness. He had been in failing health for the past year. Born April 23, 1863, in Clark County, Mr. GRIFFITH was a son of Jeremiah and Lurena KELLEY GRIFFITH. His wife, Mary Lou, died in 1914. Mr. GRIFFITH, who had several barber shops in Springfield for approximately 50 years, was a member of Central Methodist Church and a charter member of Violet Council No. 29, Daughters of America. Survivors include two nieces, Mrs. Gladys WIANT of Lancaster, O., and Mrs. Dorothea AGLE of Jeffersonville, and two great nieces. The body was removed to Littleton funeral home.

BURNS, JOHNSTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 21, 1951

Elbert S. BURNS, 61, of Birmingham, Mich., a native of Springfield who became a nationally known figure in financial circles, died Sunday in Jennings Memorial Hospital in Detroit. Mr. Burns, vice-president and cashier at the National Bank of Detroit, collapsed Friday while walking in Detroit to catch a train to his home in Birmingham. He became cashier of the bank in 1933 and was elected to a vice-president in 1948. He began bank work in Detroit in 1924. During recent years he was director of the Methodist Children's Home and once was president of the Detroit Clearing House Association. He is survived by his wife, Ellen, and a daughter, Mrs. Evert E. JOHNSTON, Jr., of Birmingham.

BURNS, JOHNSTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 21, 1951

Elbert S. BURNS, 61, of Birmingham, Mich., a native of Springfield who became a nationally known figure in financial circles, died Sunday in Jennings Memorial Hospital in Detroit. Mr. Burns, vice-president and cashier at the National Bank of Detroit, collapsed Friday while walking in Detroit to catch a train to his home in Birmingham. He became cashier of the bank in 1933 and was elected to a vice-president in 1948. He began bank work in Detroit in 1924. During recent years he was director of the Methodist Children's Home and once was president of the Detroit Clearing House Association. He is survived by his wife, Ellen, and a daughter, Mrs. Evert E. JOHNSTON, Jr., of Birmingham.

DILLARD, HARSHMAN, HERTZLER, HUFFMAN, SNYDER Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 31, 1951

Mary HARSHMAN Ill Eight Weeks, Succumbs At 85. Mrs. Mary S. HARSHMAN, 85, of 4 Harshman blvd., a member of the SNYDER family which donated SNYDER Park to Springfield in 1895, died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday in her residence. She had been ill for the past eight weeks. Mrs. HARSHMAN, the widow of Johnothan Small HARSHMAN, was born Nov. 29, 1865 in Snyderville, a daughter of Henry and Annie HERTZLER SNYDER. However, she moved to Springfield at an early age and resided here the rest of her life. Here, she was affiliated with the First Congregational Christian Church and during her earlier life took a great interest in civic affairs. The large grant of land which her family gave to the city was only one of many acts of philanthropy which the family performed in Springfield. Some of the SNYDER property was sold to a development firm and utilized as an addition to the city and was named the HARSHMAN addition. Still another portion of the property was sold to be used as a site for certain portions of the Ohio Masonic Home. Mrs. HARSHMAN'S husband was one of the persons who helped to found the old Dayton and Urbana Traction Co. Survivors include one son, George W. of Cincinnati; two daughters, Mrs. Anna H. HUFFMAN and Mrs. Virginia H. DILLARD, both of Springfield; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.

DAVENPORT, EDMONDSON, KELLEY, NORTH, REED, SMITH, SNYDER Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 31, 1951

Mrs. Frank KELLEY, 89, of 142 W. Euclid av., died at 8 a.m. Thursday in her residence. A native of Greene County, Mrs. Kelley was born in Oldtown April 9, 1862, a daughter of William and Sarah SNYDER NORTH. Her husband, Frank KELLEY, preceded her in death Jan. 14, 1951. Mrs. KELLEY, who had lived in Springfield for the last 47 years, was a member of First Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Guy DAVENPORT of Springfield, and Mrs. Clarence Edmondson of New Haven, Conn.; two sisters, Mrs. George L. REED of Springfield and St. Petersburg, Fla., and Mrs. B. Frank SMITH of St. Petersburg. Four grandchildren also survive. The body was removed to Richards Memorial Home. Friends are asked to omit flowers.

CHRISSINGER, COOK, MELLEN, STAHLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 25, 1951

Chester C. MELLEN, 61, vice-presiden of the Springfield Savings Society, died unexpectedly at 3:30 a. m. Wednesday in his residence, 1828 Westwood dr.. Mr. MELLEN whose death was attritubed to coronary thrombosis, had been ill for more than one year. The prolonged illness had not been regarded critical. Born in Springfield Nov. 7, 1889, Mr. MELLEN was a son of George H. and Ella COOK MELLEN. He was a lifelong local resident.  Mr. MELLEN had been in the banking business for some 30 years. On March 1, 1935, he became associated with the Springfield Savings Society. Prior to that time, he was employed by the old Mad River Bank and the American Trust and Savings Bank, which merged into the First National Bank. Mr. MELLEN had been vice-president of the Savings Society since Jan. 8, 1945, and served as assistant secretary in the bank before that time. An active Mason, Mr. MELLEN was a member of all York Rite lodges, including Springfield Chapter No. 48, RAM; Springfield Council No. 17, R. and S. M. and Palestine Commandery No. 33, Knights Templar. He also served as treasurer of Anthony Lodge No. 435, F. and A. M., and was a member of Antloch Temple, AAOMMS, Dayton. Mr. MELLEN, who attended Wittenberg College and Wooster College, Wooster, O., was a member of the First Congreational Christian Church, retiring from church activities approximately eight months ago due to ill health. Mr. MELLEN served as Sunday School superintendent, church moderator and in various capacities on the church's board of trustees. At one time, he also instructed a Sunday School class. Survivors of Mr. MELLEN include his widow, Gertrude K.; one son, John K. of Toledo; two daughters, Mrs. Warren O.CHRISSINGER of Columbus and Mrs. John C. STAHLER of St. Louis, Mo., and four grandchildren, Sharon Ann and Keith CHRISSINGER of Columbus and James and Cynthia Jane STAHLER of St. Louis. The body was removed to the Jackson-Lytle funeral.

HOLL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 16, 1951

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Mrs Amelia Holl, 64, died at 11:50 a.m. Thursday in Mercy crest where she had been a resident for four months. She had been ill for approximately 18 months.. She was the widow of the late Julius Holl. The body was taken to Alfred Woods funeral home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

AULT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 20, 1951

pg 2 Headline: Serious Illness Claims Life of John H. Ault, 77 John H. Ault, 77 of 1507 Sunset blvd., died in City Hospital at 12:40 a.m. Monday. He had been in failing health for about two years and was seriously ill for one week. Born Nov. 12, 1873, in Clark County, Mr. AULT was the son of Daniel D. and Ellen Hinkle AULT. He was employed for 25 years as an assemblyman at Robbins and Myers, Inc. Survivors include his widow, Lena; one son, Elmer T; one brother, Mickel of Clifton and two nephews. The body was taken to Littleton funeral home.

LOSEY, SIMONTON, SMALL, STRAIT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 20, 1951

Mrs. Florence Rowena SMALL, 31, of 905 W. Columbia st., died at 3:40 a.m. Sunday in Mercy Hospital. Born Sept. 27, 1919, in Lima, she was the daughter of Preston and Goldie LOSEY STRAIT. Surviving are the husband, George L.; three sons, Leslie, John and Robert; a daughter, Patricia Kay (or Key?); her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Preston STRAIT of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Virginia SIMONTON of Springfield, Route 3; and a brother, Arthur STRAIT of Springfield; several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home for services at 3 p.m. Wednesday by the Rev. Robert Lawson of First Unitarian Fellowship Church.

EVILSIZOR, THOMPSON, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 10, 1951

Mrs Homer H Evilsizor Mrs Harriett C EVILSIZOR, 48, of 312 W Harding Rd, wife of Homer H EVILSIZOR, died at 9:10 A.M. Sunday in Robert Long Hospital at Indianapolis, Ind. She had gone to the hospital a week ago for surgery, following an extended illness. She was a member of the Grace Methodist Church. Mrs Evilsizor was born Feb 24, 1903 at South Lebanon, Oh. Surviving are the husband, a son Jack E, a daughter, Darlene G; two brothers, Robert E and Donald N Wright, both of Springfield; a sister, Mrs Mary Thompson of Columbus; her parents, Mr and Mrs Charles W Wright of Lake Worth, FL; a Daughter-in-law, Mary Ann EVILSIZOR, city, and two grandchildren, John C and James R EVILSIZOR. The body was brought to Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from Monday evening until services are held at 11:am Wednesday, by the Rev Ray C Dotson, assisted by the Rev Glenn A Copeland of Toledo. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BISHOP, PEARSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 13, 1951

George Francis (Buddy) PEARSON, 67, died in his residence, 428 S. Belmont av., at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday following six months' illness. He was born October 6, 1883, in Clark County, the son of George and Melissa BISHOP PEARSON, and had spent his entire life in Springfield and vicinity. A furnace installer by trade, he was employed for more that 25 years by the Holland Furnace Co. and the last three years by the Jennings-Crumrine Heating Co. He was a member of the Fletcher Chapel. He is survived by his widow, Eva. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home where services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday by the Rev. Paul P. Anspach. Burial will be in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

BURKE, HOLLOWAY, ROBERTS, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 13, 1951

Funeral services for Harry E. SMITH, 52, of 307 E. Northern av., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Littleton funeral home. The Rev. Frank L. P. Donaldson will officiate at the rites, which will be followed by burial in Greenlawn cemetery, South Charleston. Survivors include the widow, Mary B. Smith; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Catherine BURKE and Miss Judith SMITH; his mother, Mrs. Mary Lou Smith; his mother, Mrs. Mary Lou Smith, all of Springfield; three sisters, Miss Thelma SMITH of Columbus, Mrs. Helen HOLLOWAY and Mrs. Evelyn ROBERTS of this city, and two brothers, James B. of Fort Wayne, Inc., and Joseph L. of Springfield. Mr. SMITH was a member of the Firemen's Relief and Benefit Association and Clark Lodge No. 101. Mr. SMITH, who was found dead early Tuesday on Baker rd. near Upper Valley pike, was born May 27, 1899, in South Charleston.

BRANDT, FAIRFIELD, PRAHL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 13, 1951

Henry John BRANDT, 80, died at 7:45 a.m. Thursday in Rickly Memorial Hospital, Ohio Masonic Home. He entered the home August 31, sponsored by Ellbrook Lodge No. 634, F. and A.M., Cleveland. A Cleveland resident for many years, Mr. BRANDT was born in Germany April 19, 1871, a son of Fred and Minnie PRAHL BRANDT. He formerly was employed as a tailor. Mr. BRANDT is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Mildred FAIRFIELD of Marblehead, O. The body was taken to Jackson-Lytle funeral home and will be shipped to Milton Busch funeral home, Cleveland. Burial will be in Brookmeer Cemetery there.

HILER, MCKEE, PARK, ROSS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 13, 1951

John L. ROSS, 58, formerly of Springfield, died at 11 a.m. Wednesday in his home in Dayton. A tool maker, he had worked in many Springfield factories and was employed by General Motors Corp. at Dayton for the last 17 years. Surviving are his widow, Mildred, a son, John T. of Springfield; three daughters, Mrs. Clarence PARK, Mrs. Ben HILER, and Mrs. Russell MCKEE, all of Springfield; two step-sons, Edwin of Springfield and David of Dayton; five grandchildre4n and five step-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Hoyne funeral home in Dayton.

BURNS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 24, 1951

Walter G. BURNS. Word has been received in Springfield concerning the death of a former area resident, Walter G. BURNS. Mr. BURNS, 80, died at 5:15 p.m. Sunday in his Fort Wayne, Ind., residence. Mr. BURNS was born in Medway and resided in Fort Wayne for the past 15 years. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Klaehn funeral home, Fort Wayne. Graveside services and burial will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Ferncliff Cemetery. (Additonal Information by Submitter: David Coulon Burns DCB1995@aol.com Walter G. Burns was born in Clark Co., OH 9 Sep 1871)

BURNS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 24, 1951

Walter G. BURNS. Word has been received in Springfield concerning the death of a former area resident, Walter G. BURNS. Mr. BURNS, 80, died at 5:15 p.m. Sunday in his Fort Wayne, Ind., residence. Mr. BURNS was born in Medway and resided in Fort Wayne for the past 15 years. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Klaehn funeral home, Fort Wayne. Graveside services and burial will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Ferncliff Cemetery. (Additional Information by Submitter David Coulon Burns DCB1995@aol.com Walter G. Burns was born in Clark Co., OH 9 Sep 1871)


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