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Posted Obituaries for March 1953 thru March 1954


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BENNETT, ROLLER, SCOTT, STARKEY, TEHAN, VONHUBEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 2, 1953

Last Rites Set Services for Wilbur SCOTT, 53, of 215 N. Douglas av., who died Sunday in Belleville, Ill., will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the Richards Memorial Home, the Rev. Harmon Linville, of Central Christian Church, officiating. Pallbearers will be Richard BENNETT, Herman VONHUBEN, Otto VONHUBEN, Joseph TEHAN, Cecil STARKEY and Carl ROLLER.

GRIFFITH, HERFORD, MCMAHON, ROGERS, VERMILLION Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 5, 1953

Page 2. Irvin C VERMILLION of 828 E Northern av died unexpectedly in his residence Thursday morning. He had been ill for approximately one week. A retired railway mail clerk, Mr VERMILLION was born in Lawrence County [Oh], a son of Daniel and Ellen HERFORD VERMILLION. Mr VERMILLION had been employed as a railway mail clerk for 39 years and retired in October, 1952. He was a member of the Railway Mail Clerks Association. Surviving Mr VERMILLION is his wife, Maude ; one daughter, Mrs Virginia ROGERS of Springfield ; one son, Daniel, chief machinists mate, US Navy ; one brother, Bert of Arabia, O ; two sisters, Mrs Flora MCMAHON of Huntington W Va, and Mrs Nellie GRIFFITH of Arabia, and two granddaughters. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.

HUNTER, MASSIE, SILVERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 5, 1953

Page 2. Funeral services for Pvt Oscar Thomas MASSIE, 18, of 15 E Perrin av, who was killed in an automobile collision in Korea on Dec 24, 1952, will be conducted at 2:30 pm Saturday in First Church of God by the Rev C E Byers. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Survivors include Pvt MASSIE's father, Walter, stationed with the US Army in Austria ; his mother, Mrs June HUNTER MASSIE ; three brothers, Lawrence of Xenia and Charles and Walter of Springfield ; four sisters, Mrs Carolyn SILVERS, Miss Mary Jane MASSIE and Miss [rest of obituary is missing]

GRISSO, HENDRICKS, MAGDON, STRAWBRIDGE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 5, 1953

Page 2. [beginning of obit is missing] NY. Born in Indianapolis, Ind, Jan 21, 1889, Mr [Hallie H] HENDRICKS had worked in the New York Central System freight department here for more than 20 years until his retirement in 1944. Survivors include his widow, Maude ; three brothers, O J of Gosport, Ind, Charles and Carl of Oregon and Robert of Idaho ; two sisters, Mrs Ethel MAGDON and Mrs Nellie STRAWBRIDGE of Oregon ; one step-son, Daniel GRISSO of Xenia, and a number of nieces and nephews. The body will be brought to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home.

MORGAN, VERMILLION Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 31, 1953

Page 13. John P VERMILLION, 53, of 1330 Selma rd, owner of Vermillion's Market, 308 East st, died unexpectedly at 10:15 pm Monday in City Hospital. Mr VERMILLION was taken to the hospital a short time before his death and died as he was being admitted. Preliminary treatment was given in the hospital's emergency room. Death was attributed to a heart attack. He was born on Oct 20, 1900, in Lawrence County. Survivors included his widow, Esther ; a daughter, Mrs Robert MORGAN, and a son, Lewis F, both of Springfield, and three grandchildren. He was a member of St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home where friends may call Tuesday evening until time of services at 2 pm Thursday in the funeral home. The Rev Kay M Glaesner, pastor of St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

MCCLELLAND, WINTER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 31, 1953

Page 13. Robert McClelland WINTER, 85, a resident of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 11:30 pm Monday in Rickly Memorial Hospital. He had been in failing health for several years. Born April 23, 1867, in New Bedford PA, he was a son of the Thomas Wade and Mary MCCLELLAND WINTER. At one time he was secretary of the Ohio Department of Commerce and was a member of the Presbyterian Church. [Rest of obituary is missing]

MCCLURE, SEMLER, WARWICK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 22, 1953

Page 2. Edward M. WARWICK, 70, of Fairborn, died at 7 a.m. Tuesday in Greene Memorial Hospital, Xenia, following a two month illness. A retired carpenter, he was born in Clark County near Donnelsville. Fourteen years ago he moved to Fairborn. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Charles M. SEMLER of Fairborn and Mrs. John MCCLURE of Hollywood, Calif. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Morris Sons funeral home, Fairborn, with the Rev. John Meister officiating. Burial will follow in Medway Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 p.m. Thursday until the time of services.

ARMSTRONG, BALLENTINE, CORYELL, FLORY, FULLER, HENKLE, LAVY, RAPP, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, April 23, 1953

Page 24. Mrs. Edna L. BALLENTINE, 58, wife of Gus O. BALLENTINE of Springfield, Route 2, died at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday in Mercy Hospital following a five-year illness. Her condition became critical 13 days ago. A native of Clark County, Mrs. BALLENTINE was born July 8, 1894, a daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth FLORY LAVY. She was a member of Asbury Methodist Church, North Hampton. Surviving besides her husband are three daughters, Mrs. Lois FULLER of Springfield, Route 2, Mrs. Jean ARMSTRONG and Mrs. Betty CORYELL of Springfield; five brothers, Roy LAVY of Piqua, Wesley of Springfield, Route 2, Orville of Denver, Amos of Dayton and Edgar of Milwaukee; three sisters, Mrs. Hazel RAPP of Dayton, Mrs. Orpha YOUNG of Bellefontaine and Mrs. Iva HENKLE of North Hampton; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call until noon Saturday. The body will then be removed to the Asbury Methodist Church in North Hampton where it will lie in state one hour before services, which will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday. Officiating will be the Rev. Raymon KONKRIGHT, pastor of the church, and Rev. J.F. WALSTON of Riverside Methodist Church, Dayton, and former pastor of Asbury Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

FEASTER, GASTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 12, 1953

Page 4. Mrs. Susie Mae FEASTER, 40, who resided with a son, Milton, 1102 Rosedale av., died at 6:45 p.m. Thursday in City Hospital where she had been a patient since May 20. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Homer, one daughter, Lucy Mae; four sons, Milton, Homer, Jr., Willie C. and Charles F.; three grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Ethel GASTON of Lincoln, Ala., and one brother, Willie English, also of Alabama. The body was taken to the John W. Patterson funeral home. Body to be sent to Taldega, Ala., Saturday afternoon for services and burial

CHAPMAN, NANCE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, July 17, 1953

Page 6. Mrs. Emma CHAPMAN, 94, oldest resident of the Clark County Home and who had lived in this area for many years, died there at 7 pm Thursday. Mrs CHAPMAN was a member of the Central Christian Church in Springfield and had been a resident in the home since Set 30, 1952. She was a Jackson County native, a daughter of Peter and Catherine NANCE. Survivors include one son, George W NANCE of Springfield and a number of nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

DUVALL, EASTEP Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, July 17, 1953

Page 6. Funeral rites for Hugh B DUVALL, 63, a resident of Dayton and brother of Mrs Grace EASTEP of Springfield, will be conducted at 3 pm Saturday in Whitmer funeral home, Dayton. Burial also will be in Dayton. Mr DUVALL died at 6:30 pm Wednesday in his residence there.

HARRIS, KINGSOLVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, July 17, 1953

Page 6. Services will be held Saturday at 2 pm in Powers funeral home in Jamestown for William O KINGSOLVER, 85, retired farmer who died Thursday at his home south of Jamestown. Burial will be in Jamestown Cemetery. Survivors are his widow ; six children , Mrs Iva HARRIS, Dallas, Tex ; Andrew of Columbus ; Pierce and Deadrick, near Jamestown [rest of obituary is missing]

RITTER, SHAW, WILKINS, WOLF Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 3, 1953

Mrs. Nelva Lois WOLF, 30, of Springfield, Route 2, the Troy Pk., died at 7 pm Sunday in Mercy Hospital. Born in Urbana, July 30, 1923, the daughter of Emerson H. and Mary C. WILKINS RITTER, she was graduated from Urbana High School in 1941 and had lived in Clark County for the last eight years. She was a member of First Friends Church in Springfield. Surviving are her husband, James P; three sons, Michael, Stephen, and Mark all of Springfield, Route 2; her father, Emerson H. RITTER of Springfield; and one sister, Mrs. Reba SHAW of Springfield. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home for services at 2:30 pm Wednesday. Burial will be in Mt Carmel Cemetery, Champaign County. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 pm Monday.

ASHWORTH, STOKER, WILLIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 6, 1953

Page 2. Mrs. Jessie Maxine WILLIS, 36, a former Springfield resident, died Sunday, July 26, in her Miami, Fla. home, it was reported here by friends Tuesday. A former member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Springfield, she transferred her membership to a Presbyterian church in Miami. Prior to her marriage, Mrs. WILLIS was a commercial artist associated with department stores in the Miami area. She was a graduate of Miami Senior High School and attended the University of Miami. Surviving are her husband, Marvin J. WILLIS; her parents, Mrs. Mildred B. STOKER, of 917 Grant st., and Charles C. STOKER, of Washington; and a sister, Phyllis K. ASHWORTH, of West Palm Beach, Fla.

BIRD, DOUGLAS, KLAPP Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 6, 1953

William Alonzo "Lonnie" KLAPP, 60, of 521 E. Rose st., died at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in his residence following a period of six months failing health. He was born in Springfield on Dec. 1, 1892, a son of William and Grace BIRD KLAPP, and had been a resident of the city for most of his lifetime. A veteran of World War I, he was a member of Grimes-Kohl Post VFW, he had been an employee at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for several years. Survivors include his father, William, and one aunt, Mrs. Mayme Douglas, both of Springfield. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

COE, NUSS, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 14, 1953

Pg 2. Mrs. Pearl Coe, 76, widow of Frank L. Coe, formerly of Springfield, died at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the home of Mrs. Laura Penwell, Washington C.H. Mrs. Coe had been confined to her bed since suffering a stroke in 1946. Mr. Coe died in 1947. Mr. and Mrs. Coe lived for several years on Catherine st., Springfield. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. **(Amy) NUSS, of Sedalia; a brother, Ralph SMITH, of London, and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Morrow funeral home, Jeffersonville, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Jeffersonville. (**name correction. Originally published as Emma Nuss, the name is actually Amy Nuss. Correction by: Janie Martin Whitty, a living relative).

HOLLOWAY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 14, 1953

Miss Rosetta HOLLOWAY , Funeral services for Miss Rosetta Holloway, 15, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Holloway of 809 Dibert av. Will be held in Mt. Zion Baptist Church at 1:30 p.m. Saturday by the Rev. W. E. Richardson, pastor. The body will be taken from the C. M. Patterson funeral home to the residence at 6 p.m. Friday and is to lie in state in the church beginning at noon Saturday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Rosetta died early Thursday in Mercy Hospital following a serious illness of six weeks.

BOTKIN, COE, GRIFFITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 16, 1953

Cary L. GRIFFITH, 77, of 1435 W. Parkwood Av. Died at 4 p.m. Saturday in his residence. He was an Ohio Edison Co. employee for many years. He was born March 16, 1876, in Fayette County, a son of Collin and Margaret COE GRIFFITH. He had been in failing health for two years and seriously ill for five months. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle M. GRIFFITH; a brother, Ralph, New Carlisle, Route 3; two nieces and a nephew. He was a member of Second Lutheran Church, Knights of Pythias and the Odd Fellows Lodge. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home. Funeral services will be conducted in the Second Lutheran Church at 10 a.m. Tuesday by the Rev. Paul Anspach and the Rev. Dale Click, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Additional Information: Wife's full name is Myrtle May Botkin. Submitted by: Jan Botkin Therkildsen (THERKILD@aol.com).

BAIRD, CLARK, JONES, LOGUE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 28, 1953

South Vienna. Clark E. JONES, 84, a retired farmer, died at 3:45 am Friday in his residence here after suffering failing health for 18 months. A resident of this community all his life, he was a member of the South Vienna Methodist Church, Fielding Lodge No. 192, Free and Accepted Masons, South Charleston, and the Scottish Rite of Dayton. Mr. JONES was born in Clark county May 13, 1869, a son of Wallace and Amanda (CLARK) JONES. Surviving are the widow, Nellie A.; one sister, Mrs. Belle LOGUE of South Vienna; one brother Burr JONES of Plattsburg and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Sprague funeral home, South Charleston, where Fielding Lodge will conduct rites at 8 pm Saturday. The body will be taken to the residence Sunday noon. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm Monday in the South Vienna Methodist Church. Burial will be in South Vienna Cemetery Additional Information submitted by Amber Bers840@aol.com: Wallace JONES was actually William Wallace JONES. The wife of Clark JONES was Nellie (BAIRD) JONES.)

HUGHEL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, October 20, 1953

William ("Chick") HUGHEL, Sr., 60, of 730 Court st., died at 6 pm Monday in City Hospital. He had been ill for about six months. Mr. HUGHEL was a machinist for Mast-Foos Manufacturing Co. A Sprinfielder all of his life, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Marion HUGHEL. He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church. Survivors include a son, William Jr., a brother, Merton of Cincinnati and one grandchild. Services are to be conducted at 3 pm Wednesday in the Littleton funeral home by the Rev. C. Luther Stager, pastor Calvary Lutheran Church. Burial is to be in Ferncliff cemetery.

BOGER, HEINDEL, SUTTON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 2, 1953

Mrs. Anna Mary HEINDEL, 82, of Springfield Route 3, Urbana pk. Died at 8 p.m. Sunday in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Mary SUTTON, 344 Parkwood av. She had been in failing health for several years and was seriously ill for 10 days. Mrs. HEINDEL was a member of the Fourth Lutheran Church and Tremont City Garage. For the last 60 years, Mrs. HEINDEL had resided in her home on the Urbana pk. Her husband, Albert D. HEINDEL, died in Clark County in 1931. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. SUTTON in whose home Mrs. HEINDEL died, Miss Mildred HEINDEL of Springfield and Mrs. Emma BOGER of Philadelphia, Pa.; three sons, Albert D., Jr., and Wesley, both of Springfield, Route 3, and William H. of Batavia, O.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

BENDER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 2, 1953

Adam BENDER, 79, of 2724 Dale av., and employe of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 12:10 a.m. Monday in City Hospital following three days of ill health. A native Ohioan, Mr. BENDER was a molder by trade until his retirement some years ago. He was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Fraternal affiliations include Loyal Order of the Moose and Red Star Lodge, No. 205, Knights of Pythias. In addition, he was a member of the Molders Union. Mr. BENDER was born March 18, 1874, and had resided in Springfield for many years. He was the last member of his immediate family. His wife, Sarah, died in 1944. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home. Loyal Order of the Moose will conduct services at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

BOND, ERNST, HARBER, WHITE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 2, 1953

Wesley Oliver WHITE, 79, of Lawrenceburg, Ky., whose sister lives in Springfield, died in his home early Sunday morning, according to work received in Springfield Sunday night. Mr. WHITE had lived in Anderson County, Ky., all of his life. Surviving are his sister, Mrs. Walter HARBER, and four nephews, all of Springfield; two brothers, Frank WHITE, of Indianapolis, and James WHITE, of Greenwood, Ind.; two daughters, Mrs. Constance BOND and Mrs. Blanche ERNST, both of Lawrenceburg; three sons, Joseph Thomas WHITE of Louisville; and Waller and Cecil WHITE, of Lawrenceburg, and nine grandchildren. Services and burial were held Monday in Lawrenceburg.

KEMPT, WREN Name of Newspaper is New York Times, NYC, NY on Tuesday, November 24, 1953

Dr. Alphonse A. WREN of 800 West End Avenue, who had practiced medicine in this city for nearly fifty years, died yesterday in St. Elizabeth's Hospital at the age of 76. Dr. WREN received his M. D. from New York University in 1903, and served as an interne in the Knickerbocker Hospital. He was a member of the American Urological Society. Surviving are his widow the former Genevieve KEMPT; three daughters and seven Grandchildren.

BOOLMAN, MCCLURE, NUNN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 1, 1953

John BOOLMAN, 79, of 154 E Grand Ave died at 11:15 pm Monday in City Hospital following a serious illness of two months. Born June 10, 1874, in Clifton, OH, Mr Boolman was the son of Benjamin and Elizabeth BOOLMAN. He was a retired painter and formerly was employed at Antioch College in Yellow Springs. He was a member of the Yellow Springs Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs T.T. NUNN of 156 E Grand Eva; a son Howard of Dayton; a granddaughter, Mrs Marjorie McCLURE, with whom Mr Boolman made his home; one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. His wife, Anna, died in 1943. The body was removed to the Littleton Funeral Home.

CROW, DAVIS, MORROW, PINNICKS, SWISSHELM Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 1, 1953

Mrs Ruth Lavina Crow, 50, of 801 E Columbia St died at 12:30 am Tuesday in her residence. She had been in failing health for several years. A native of Wooster, OH, Mrs Crow was born April 10, 1903, a daughter of Oliver and Della DAVIS PINNICKS. She had resided in Springfield for the last 11 years. Mrs Crow was a member of the First Christian Church. Surviving are her husband, Lester; one daughter, Carol CROW and one son, Donald L CROW, both of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs Ethel SWISSHELM and Mrs Lois MORROW and one brother, Earl PINNICKS, all of Wooster, OH. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

EVERHART Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 1, 1953

Allen EVERHART, 55, of 8 S Center St, a driver for the Circle Cab Co, died at 11:55 am Tuesday in Mercy Hospital. Mr Everhart was removed to the hospital by the Emergency Squad of the Fire Division which was summoned to the cab company office, 118 E Washington St at 5:33 pm Monday after Mr Everhart suffered a heart attack. He had been employed by the cab company since June, 1951.

CALLISON, GORDON, RUDY, SULLIVAN, ZINN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 3, 1953

Page 2. Ezra Harrison GORDON, 78, died at 2:40 a.m. Thursday in his residence here. He had been seriously ill for the past three weeks. Born in Bethel Township, Clark County, January 28, 1875, a son of Harrison and Martha CALLISON GORDON, he was a retired farmer and member of the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren. Survivors include his wife, Grace A.; two sons, Cash W. of Springfield, Route 2, and Roger E. of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Thelma J. RUDY of Dayton and Mrs. Charles B. ZINN of New Carlisle; a step-daughter, Nettie L. SULLIVAN of Chillicothe; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Doom Memorial Home, New Carlisle, with the Rev. Chester I. Harley, pastor of the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren, officiating. Burial will follow in Enon Cemetery.

BETTS, GREEN, OILER, PIERCE, SADDLER, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 21, 1953

Charity A. Saddler, 92, known to her friends as "Aunty Charity", of 2325 Tavenner av., died at 1:45 p.m. Sunday at her residence. She had been in failing health since January, and had been seriously ill since August. Born Jan. 25, 1861, in Lawrence County, O., she was the daughter of Reuben W. and Sarah J. Hardy Betts. She had lived in Springfield for about 42 years. She was a member of the Christian Church in Wellston, Ohio. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Sarah Kelly, Mrs. Mary Pierce, and Mrs. Linnie Green, all of Springfield; two sons, John and William Oiler, Springfield; a step-daughter, Mrs. Martha Smith, Springfield; three brothers, John and A. L. Betts of Chauncey, O.; 24 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday by the Rev. Clifford D. Stearns, pastor of Lagonda EUB Church. Burial will be in Newcomers Cemetery.

BAKER, BENNETT, MINNICK, SULTZBAUGH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 22, 1953

Page 23. Mrs. Mary Elizabeth SULTZBAUGH of Springfield, Route 3 died at 2:40 a.m. Tuesday in City Hospital where she had been a patient since Nov. 21. Mrs. SULTZBAUGH would have been 91 years old on Christmas Day. A native of Frederick, MD.,she lived most of her lifetime in Clark County. Mrs. SULTZBAUGH was a member of the First Lutheran Church and Tremont City Grange, No. 90. She was the widow of George SULTZBAUGH, a farmer by occupation who died in 1934. A son, Walter, died in 1931. Mrs. Sultzbaugh was a daughter of Jacob and Rachel MINNICK BAKER Baker. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Thomas BENNETT of the Springfield, Route 3, address; two sons, Harry B., also of Springfield, Route 3, and Benjamin J. of Broadway Rd., near Enon; seven grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. The body was taken to the Woods funeral home where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday by the Rev. Dr. Frederick Mueller, pastor of First Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BLAZER, HUTCHINSON, JUNG, KRUPP, LEMONS, MCDONOUGH, WHITACRE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 31, 1953

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth KRUPP, 80, of 1602 Highland av. Died in her home at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday. She had been in failing health for two years. Mrs. KRUPP was a native of Germany and came to the United States at the age of 15 years. Her husband, Adam KRUPP, died in 1925. She was a member of St. Bernard Church and the Altar and Rosary Societies of that church. Survivors include two sons, Adam and Clarence, both of Springfield; five daughters, Mrs. Margaret MCDONOUGH, South Charleston, Mrs. Mary HUTCHINSON, Mrs. Katherine LEMONS, Mrs. Louise BLAZER, and Miss Josephine KRUPP, all of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Josephine WHITACRE, Springfield, and two brothers, Jacob and Peter JUNG, also of Springfield. In addition there are 25 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Degenhart-Conroy funeral home and will be returned to the residence where friends may call after 7 p.m. Thursday. Solemn requiem high mass will be said at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

EBELING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 21, 1954

Charles L. EBELING, 62, of Springfield, Mounted Route 70, Leffel Lane, died at 10:55 a.. Thursday in Mercy Hospital where he had been a patient since Tuesday. Mr. EBELING had been an employee of the Circle Cab Co., prior to his illness. His widow, Ruth, is among the survivors. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home.

EBELING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 21, 1954

Charles L. EBELING, 62, of Springfield, Mounted Route 70, Leffel Lane, died at 10:55 a.. Thursday in Mercy Hospital where he had been a patient since Tuesday. Mr. EBELING had been an employee of the Circle Cab Co., prior to his illness. His widow, Ruth, is among the survivors. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home.

EBELING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 23, 1954

EBELING - Charles L. (Hank) EBELING, 59, of 1504 S. Fountain av., died 10:55 a.m., Thursday, Jan 21, 1954, in Mercy Hospital. Body to O'Brien-Kenney funeral home for military services there at 2 p. m. Monday by Commander Henry Group. Friends may call at funeral home beginning Saturday evening. Burial Ferncliff Cemetery.

EBELING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 23, 1954

EBELING - Charles L. (Hank) EBELING, 59, of 1504 S. Fountain av., died 10:55 a.m., Thursday, Jan 21, 1954, in Mercy Hospital. Body to O'Brien-Kenney funeral home for military services there at 2 p. m. Monday by Commander Henry Group. Friends may call at funeral home beginning Saturday evening. Burial Ferncliff Cemetery.

GRISSO, HARDACRE, MCFARLAND, PHILLIP, SCHAUFFNER, STRIMPLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 27, 1954

Phillip MCFARLAND, 83, a Springfield resident for 35 years, died about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in City Hospital following one month of ill health. He made his home at 1514 Broadway. A retired factory employee, Mr. McFarland was born Oct. 20, 1870, in Indiana, a son of Mr. and Mrs. William MCFARLAND. He was a member of First Church of God. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Viola GRISSO and Mrs. Katherine STRIMPLE, both of Springfield; four sons, Orace of North Hampton, Glenn of Indianapolis, Ind., Clayton of Springfield, and the Rev. DeForest McFarland of Topeka, Kan.; two brothers, Earl of Springfield and Lawrence of North Hampton, and three sisters, Mrs. Myrtle HARDACRE of Springfield, Mrs. Nellie SCHAUFFNER of Springfield rural route, and Mrs. Ruffina HARDACRE of Anderson, Ind. His body was taken to Richards Memorial Home.

CLAY, PATTERSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 1, 1954

Page 2. Hubert L CLAY, Pitchin School Principal, Dies. Hubert L CLAY 54, of Springfield, Route 5, South Charleston pk, principal of Pitchin School for the last two and one-half years, died suddenly about 3 pm Sunday in Brown Hospital, Dayton. He was admitted to the hospital one week ago. Mr CLAY had been a school teacher for 32 years and was principal for a number of years in southern Ohio schools. He graduated from Ohio University, taught at Kitts Hill School, was principal at Cold Grove [Coal Grove] School and Waterloo School. Later, he moved to South Point, O, where he was school principal for 13 years before he came to Clark County. Mr CLAY was a veteran of World War 1. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ironton, attended the Methodist Church in South Charleston, was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Ironton and the Ironton post of the American Legion. Mr CLAY was also president of the Lawrence County Association in Clark County. He is survived by his widow, Ella ; two sons, L T and Philip, both at home. A third son, Frederick, died in 1940. One sister, Mrs Audrey PATTERSON of Ironton, Route 1, also survives. Mr CLAY's body was taken to the Sprague funeral home in South Charleston where friends may call. Funeral services will be conducted there at 10 am Tuesday by the Rev C O Diehm, pastor of South Charleston Methodist Church. The body will then be taken to the Phillips funeral home in Ironton where friends may call after 4 pm Tuesday. Additional services will be conducted there at 3 pm Wednesday. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Wilgus, O.

DAILEY, FITZGIVENS, GRIDLEY, NEER, OCONNOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 2, 1954

Page 1 and 2 - A former Springfield resident was one of three doctors killed in a plane crash Monday in the swamps between Orlando and Melbourne, Fla. Killed was Dr. Roger W. GRIDLEY, 40, a former resident of this area. He was the brother of Robert Q. GRIDLEY, assistant city building inspector for Springfield, and has three sisters in Springfield and one in Urbana. Robert GRIDLEY said the three doctors, all from Orlando, crashed during a rain storm while returning from a fishing expedition off Key West. He said the crash occurred about 2 a.m. The pilot of a plane ahead of the craft carrying Dr. GRIDLEY said the violent storm arose suddenly and that he lost sight of the other plane shortly after entering the storm area. Search crews were organized and the crashed plane was spotted about 10 a.m. Monday. Some two hours later rescue crews reached the plane but reported no survivors. Several hours later the three bodies were removed from the swamp. The ill-fated plane was piloted by Dr. John Vance, an intern at Orange Memorial Hospital in Orlando, and carried Dr. GRIDLEY, and Dr. Val Cardanas of Orlando. The three had stopped in Melbourne shortly before the crash to visit some friends. Dr. GRIDLEY had been practicing in the Florida city for the last six years. Prior to that he had served with the Army Medical Corps. He was a vice president of the Florida Anesthesiology Association. Dr. GRIDLEY attended schools in Springfield and Catawba and was graduated from high school in Mechanicsburg. He received his medical degree from Ohio State Univeristy Medical School in 1945. Survivors include three children, Carla, nine; Roger, seven, and Melissa, three; his brother Rober, and another, Chester of Orlando; four sisters, Mrs. Martha DAILEY, Mrs. Grace OCONNOR, Mrs. Anna FITZGIVENS, all of Springfield, and Mrs. Margaret NEER of Urbana. He was the son of Walter H. and Ethel GRIDLEY, both deceased. The body is to be brought to the Littleton funeral home for services and burial. Submitted by Janie Martin Whitty (whittyfun@juno.com).

BRAME, DILLINGHAM, DRUM, MARTIN, RICE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 16, 1954

Page 11. Graveside services for Lewis E. MARTIN, 53, of Indianapolis, were conducted Tuesday in Ferncliff Cemetery. Mr. MARTIN, a resident of Springfield for a number of years prior to 1937, died in his home in Indianapolis Sunday afternoon. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Barbara DILLINGHAM and Mrs. Marjorie RICE, both of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Jennie BRAME of Springfield, Route 4, and Mrs. Lola DRUM, St. Paris, Route 1; three brothers, Ernest MARTIN of Bradenton, Fla., Walter MARTIN of Springfield, Route 4, and Clarence MARTIN of Delafield, Wis.; one grandson and three granddaughters.

ANTHONY, CONLEY, COOK, CREAMAN, EVILSIZOR, GREENE, HELNAE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 20, 1954

Tipp City - Marshall EVILSIZOR, 61, a native of Clark County died at 9: A.M. Friday in his residence at Troy, Route 2. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P.M. Monday in the Coppock?Lee Memorial Home here and burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2:30 P.M. Sunday. Mr Evilsizor was born May 7, 1892 and was a son of Lewis and Sarah Morris EVILSIZOR, Surviving are 4 daughters, Mrs Francis HELNAE of Arcanum, Mrs Mary COOK of Tipp City, Rt 2, Mrs Marjorie ANTHONY of Greenville Route 2 and Mrs Alberta CREAMAN of New Jersey; two sons, Lewis of Dayton and Donald at home; five brothers, Allie and Clem of Springfield, Marley of Tremont City, Bert of Long Beach, Calif; and Marion of Adrian, Mich; two sisters, Mrs Henry CONLEY of Springfield and Mrs William GREENE of Dayton and 10 grandchildren.

HACKETT, LOE, SUTTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 22, 1954

Page 9. John P. LOE, 81, of 1796 Edwards av., a retired foreman of the International Harvester Co., died at 3:30 a.m. Monday in City Hospital following several years of failing health. He had been seriously ill for the last two weeks and was admitted to the hospital Feb. 9. Mr. LOE had been an employe of the International 40 years at the time of his retirement in February of 1940. He was general foreman of the lumber yards there. Born Sept. 21, 1872, in Greene County, O., he was a son of Isaac and Anna Minerva SUTTON LOE. He had been a Springfield resident for 53 years and was a member of the First Congregational Christian Church. Mr. LOE also was affiliated with Springfield Lodge No. 33, IOOF. Surviving are his widow, Georgiana; one son, J. Eldon of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Lottie HACKETT of Yellow Springs; four grandchildren and three great - grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Murphy, pastor of First Congregational Christian. Burial will be in Glen Forest Cemetery, Yellow Springs, O.

BERTOLI, BRIEN, BUCKLEY, DINEEN, SLATTERY, SWEENEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, March 12, 1954

Page 4. South Charleston - Miss Anna V. DINEEN, 88, of South Charleston died late Thursday afternoon in Mercycrest, Springfield. A native of Madison County, Miss DINEEN was born April 3, 1865. She was a member of the Catholic Ladies of Columbia and St. Charles Church. Surviving are eight nephews, Walter, Frank, William and Jerry SLATTERY, all of South Charleston, Charles SLATTERY of Newport, O., James Edward SLATTERY of Norwood, O., James BUCKLEY of Columbus and William O'BRIEN of Detroit, Mich., and three nieces, Mrs. Catherine SWEENEY of Detroit, and Mrs. Chris BERTOLI, of Portland, Ore., and Miss Mary SLATTERY of South Charleston. Her body was taken to the Sprague funeral home where friends may call from noon Saturday until time of services at 9 a.m. Monday in St. Charles Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, London, O.

CALLISON, SHROADES, TRESLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, March 13, 1954

Page 3. Mrs. Eva CALLISON TRESLER, 79, a former Springfielder, died at 8:30 p.m. Friday in her residence in Harrodsburg, Ky., following six months of failing health. A native of Cedarville, Mrs. TRESLER had resided in Springfield for many years prior to moving to Kentucky 30 years ago. She was born March 23, 1874, a daughter of James and Sarah SHROADES. Surviving are a son, Howard W. CALLISON, and a grandson, Joe CALLISON, both of Springfield. Her body will be brought to the Littleton funeral home.

HOFFMAN, OROURKE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, March 13, 1954

Page 3. Mrs. Jane L. HOFFMAN, 40, of Germantown, a native of Springfield, died at 5 a.m. Friday in the Cleveland Clinic Hospital. She was a former resident of Dayton as well as Springfield. Survivors include her husband, George; her father, Charles C. OROURKE; a daughter, Lucy and two sons, David and Lee, all of Germantown.

HOUDYSHELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, March 13, 1954

Page 13. Urbana - Funeral services for Willis W. HOUDYSHELL, 56, of 201 N. Edgewood av., will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the Humphreys and Son Co. funeral home by the Rev. Warren H. Bright, pastor of the Urbana Methodist Church. Burial will be in Oak Dale Cemetery. Mr. HOUDYSHELL died at 8 p.m. Thursday in Mercy Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. HOUDYSHELL was an employee of the Pure Oil Co for 34 years prior to his illness. (Rest of Obit cut off).


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