Mrs. Grace M. JUNG, 73, of 900 E. Rose Street, died of a heart attack at 3:30 p.m. Monday while visiting her son, Edward, at 662 Reading Drive. She was the widow of Joseph JUNG. Mrs. JUNG was born in Springfield August 21, 1881, and had been a resident here all her life. She was a member of St. Bernard Church. Survivors include the son, Edward, and a daughter, Mrs. Mary CAMPBELL, also of Springfield; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home where friends may call after 6 p.m. Tuesday. Last rites will be conducted at 8 a.m. Thursday in St. Bernard Church, and burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Page 16. Craig F EUBANKS, 70, of 914 W Columbia st, died in his residence at 10 pm Tuesday after a lingering illness. Born in Highland County on Jan 24, 1885, he was a son of Fillmore and Austa FERGUSON EUBANKS. He had been a resident of Springfield and North Hampton for many years. Mr Eubanks was a former contractor in Clark County. He was a member of Grace Evangelical and Reformed Church. He also was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Christiansburg. Survivors are his widow, Nell C; one son, Lawrence LEFFLER of Oklahoma City, Okla; several grandchildren; one sister, Mrs Glendon MICHAEL of Springfield, three brothers, Thomas and Perce, both of Springfield, and Willard of Urbana, Route 4 and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call from 4 pm Thursday until time of services at 2 pm. The Rev E E Koepp, pastor of Grace Evangelical and Reformed Church, will officiate, and burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery.
Harold EVILSIZOR, 56, an employee of the International Harvester Co the last 20 years, died at 10 a.m. Saturday in City hospital. He lived at 335 ½ W Main St and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and a former member of the Reformed Church of Tremont City. Survivors are three sisters, Mrs Bertha HARRIS and Mrs Geneva WILLIAMS , both of Springfield and Mrs Christine DORIUS,Los Angeles, Calif. His body was removed to the Richards Memorial Home, where friends may call from Sunday evening until time of services, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev Emerson Fox as the officiating clergyman. Burial will be in Terre Haute Cemetery
Harold B. South, Acme Electric Co-Owner, Dies Harold B. South 55, co-owner of the Acme Electric Co. at 25 S. Yellow Springs St. died unexpectedly at 6 p.m. Friday in his residence, New Carlisle, Route 3. He had been ill only a few days. A native of Columbus, Mr. South had been in partnership with Henry McCurdy in the electrical business for nine years. He had resided most of his lifetime in Clark County. Mr. South was a member of the National Electricians Association and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. In 1951, Mr. South was Clark County champion of the Springfield Gun Club. Born August 6, 1900, he was a son of Samuel and Josephine Heller South. Surviving are his widow, Stella; one son, Jimmie, and two daughters, Janice Ann and Joan Kay at home. His body was taken to Richards Memorial Home. SOUTH- Harold B. South. 55 of New Carlisle. Route 3. co-owner Acme Electric Co., died at 6 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 1955 in residence. Body to Richards Memorial home where friends may call until services there 2:30 p.m. Monday, Burial Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Rites by Springfield RPOE in funeral home 8 p.m. Sunday. SOUTH-Funeral services for Oscar M South 39, who died Monday, November 24, 1919 will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at his home. 542 South Wittenberg Avenue. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.
page 4. Frederick W. BOWERS, 59, of Winding Dr.,Enon. a Crowell-Collier Publishing Co, employe fop 46 years, died at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday in Mercy Hospital. He had been ill for about one week. Mr. BOWERS was born Sept. 17, 1896, in Amanda, 0., the son William H. and Nancy C. Wylie Bowers. He had lived most of his life in Springfield and Clark County. At the time of his death, Mr. BOWERS was a foreman in the web press department at the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. plant. He entered the employment of firm as a floor sweeper shortly after completing his grade school education. He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Churh and of Red Star Lodge, No.203, Knights of Pythias. Survivors include his widow, Edna L.; three daughters, Mrs Phillip STANLEY, Mrs. Charles EFFINGHAM, both of Springfield, and Martha Jane BOWERS, at home; four sons, Ray E. of Enon, Rober L., William F., both of Springfield, and Terry M. at home; one sister, Mrs Clarence DIXON of Springfield; and nine grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where services have been set for 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Officiating will be the Rec. C. Luther Stager, pastor of Calvary Lutheran Church and burial will be in Ferticliff Cemetery.
Pearl E. REYNOLDS, 58, of 1667 Summit st. died suddenly in his home at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday following a six-month illness. He had been employed for 39 years by Robbins and Myers, Inc., as an assembler, and was a member of Local 902, UAW-CIO. Mr. REYNOLDS was born in Sabina, O., Oct. 10, 1897, the son of Isaiah and Amanda Jane HODGE REYMOLDS. He had spent most of his life in Springfield. Survivors include his widow, Helen M.; two sons, Harold of Springfield, and Jon W. REYNOLDS of Miami, Fla.; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Lou BRUGGER, also of Springfield and two sisters, Mrs. Dora ANDERSON and Mrs. Almeda NELSON, both of Springfield. In addition there are five grandchildren. The body was taken to the Richards memorial Home where last rites have been set for 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Mrs. Helen E. OLEN, 77, died at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday in Rickly Memorial Hospital of the Ohio Masonic Home. Mrs. POLEN was born in Guernsey County June 6, 1878. She entered the Masonic Home Oct. 21, 1953, sponsored by Magnolia Lodge No. 20, F. and A.M., of Columbus. Her husband, Craig B., a passenger conductor on the Pennsylvania Railroad, died in 1936. Mrs. POLEN is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Margaret A. RHOADES of Harrisburg, Pa., and Mrs. Martha A ROACH of Parkersburg, W. Va. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home and will be sent to the Lindsey funeral home in Denison, O., for services. Burial will be in Union Cemetery at Uhrichsville, O.
Mrs. William L. YEAZEL. Mrs. Clara B. YEAZEL, 60, of 206 Parkwood Av., who was employed as a clerk at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base until she became ill two days ago, died unexpectedly at 4:20 a.m. Sunday in Mercy Hospital. A resident of Springfield for 42 years, Mrs. YEAZEL was born in Chicago on Feb. 27, 1895, a daughter of George and Mary MORE BLACKMER. Mrs. YEAZEL'S husband, Williams Leonard YEAZEL, died 12 years ago. She was a member of Emery Chapel Church; Home City Chapter No. 258, Order of Eastern Star; Manito No. 27, White Shrine of Jerusalem; Victory Court Order f Amaranth; Fidelia Rebekah Lodge; and Modern Temple No. 433, Pythian Sisters. Survivors include one son, Donald E. GRINDLE of Springfield; one daughter, Mrs. Donald R. LOGSTON who resides with her husband at an airbase in Puerto Rico; four grandchildren; one niece; two stepsons, Harry YEAZEL of Jeffersonville and Edward YEAZEL of San Fernando, Calif. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.
Mrs. James W. HARDNICK. Mrs. Elizabeth EGLER HARDNICK, 27, of 1316 W. Perrin av., died unexpectedly at 8 a.m. Monday in the home of a friend, Miss Alice LATTNER of 1325 W. Perrin av.. Mrs. HARDNICK, a lifelong resident of Springfield, was born November 8, 1927, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter EGLER. Survivors include her husband, Pvt. James W. HARDNICK, stationed with the Army in Korea; two daughters, Grace and Phyllis Jean; one sister, Gertrude PATTON of Springfield; one brother, Pvt. Walter EGLER, Jr., stationed with the Army in Japan, and her parents. The body was taken to the John W. Patterson funeral home.
Thomas H. DINGLEDINE, 63, of 927 Clifton av. Died at 9:45 p.m. Sunday in City Hospital following several moths of failing health and one week of serious illness. He was admitted to the hospital Sunday morning. Born in Van Wert on September 25, 1892, he was a son of Forest and Mary SLANE DINGLEDINE. Mr. DINGLEDINE had been a resident of Springfield for a number of years and was employed for 25 years by the Springfield Manufacturing Co. Survivors are his widow, Grace; two sons, Harold and Pearl, both of Springfield; three brothers, Lawrence, James and Leland all of Lima; two grandchildren. His body was taken to the Richards memorial Home.
A. Clinton GORDON, 73, of 135 Gordon Rd., died suddenly at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday in his residence as a result of a heart attack. Born in Clark County May 12, 1882, he was a son of William R. and Sarah GRISSO GORDON. He was a lifelong resident of this county. Mr. GORDON was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church. Survivors are his widow, Sarah R.; four sons, Blair and Robert, both of Clark County, the Rev. Edwin C. GORDON of Zanesville, and Paul E. of Vandalia; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from Wednesday evening until 10 a.m. Friday. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Harold Gray in charge. The body will lie in state for one hour preceding the time of services. Burial will be in Vail Cemetery.
Rev. Russell C. MOON - Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Turner and Miller funeral home in Hillsboro for the Rev. Russell C. MOON, 78, former pastor in Springfield and a number of area Methodist Churches. The Rev. Mr. MOON died Wednesday in Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. Services also will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Methodist Church in Martinsville, his native village. The Rev. Mr. MOON, who retired in 1945, suffered a heart attack in his home early Wednesday. He was known as a composer of religious songs, children's tunes and romantic music. He refused to capitalize on the songs although many were published. The Rev. Mr. MOON served as pastor of St. Paul's Methodist Church in Springfield for four years. He began his ministry in Highland County in 1908. He also served as pastor in churches in Warren, Preble, Montgomery and Putnam Counties. Surviving are his wife, Blanche; three daughters, Mrs. Mary STOCKSLAGER and Mrs. Dorothy SONDERGELT, both of Xenia, and Lucy MOON of St. Petersburg, Fla., and a son, A. J. MOON of Upper Sandusky.
Virgil F. CARTER, 53, of 223 ½ S. Wittenberg av., former milling machine operator for the James Leffel and Co., died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Mercy Hospital after five years of failing health and six weeks of serious illness. Born in Sandy Hook, Ky., July 4, 1902, a son of Marian and Kansas ADKINS CARTER, he had resided in Springfield 14 years and was a member of Central Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Carrie CARTER; two daughters, Miss Helen Rachel CARTER, at home, and Mrs. Mac EVANS, Springfield; a son, John C. CARTER, Springfield; two grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Vesta CAUDELL and Mrs. Sabra HOWARD, Sandy Hook, Ky., and Mrs. Ethel McBREAR, Springfield, and a brother, Bryan CARTER, Portsmouth, O. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call from 4 p.m. Monday until services there at 10 a.m. Tuesday, conducted by the Rev. Glade L. McClish, associate pastor of Central Methodist Church, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Dr. Myron O. TRIPP, 81, former Wittenberg college professor of mathematics, died at 8 p.m. Wednesday in a local rest home. He was on the Wittenberg faculty from 1921 to 1938. Dr. TRIPP contributed articles to mathematical and education journals and was active in national mathematical societies. He was born March 18, 1874 near Grand Haven, Mich. He was graduated from the Sodus, New York Academy, and earned..(rest of obit cut off).
Mrs. James B. MALONE of Chicago, Ill., former Springfield resident and daughter of the late Edward WREN, founder of the Edward WREN Store, died Wednesday night in Grant Hospital in Chicago, after an illness of about one year. Born in Springfield, Mrs. MALONE was the former Alice WREN. She and her family moved from Springfield to Chicago about 10 years ago. Survivors include her husband, James, an attorney well known in Springfield for his civic interests; a daughter, Mrs. Margaret KEPLER of Chicago; a son, Wren MALONE, of Chicago; three brothers, Edward WREN and Thomas WREN, both of Dayton and Dr. Wray WREN of New York City; and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in Chicago and burial will be in Dixon, Ill.
Page 1. Carl MARTIN, 71, former assistant postmaster here, died at 6:45 p.m. Friday in the St. Rita Hospital in Lima, following a one-week illness. Mr. MARTIN retired as a local postal employee in April of 1948 and moved to Tecumseh Island, Indian Lake, where he resided at the time of his death. He entered service at the Springfield Post office as a substitute clerk on Oct. 1, 1909, and was appointed a regular clerk on Oct. 17, 1910. July 1917, he was made a special clerk and served in that capacity until he became assistant superintendent of mails in charge of city delivery on Jan. 5, 1931. Mr. MARTIN held the assistant postmastership from February of 1942 until his retirement in 1948. A native of Fayette County, he had resided most of his life in Springfield. He was a member of Clifton Avenue Methodist Church and Anthony Lodge No. 455, F. and A. M. One of Mr. Martin's most treasured possessions was a report signed in 1917 by James NASH, then superintendent of mails. The report read: "Your rating for distribution of letters is 100 per cent. During the time tests were made, you cased 400 letters in seven and one-half minutes, or an average of 53 1/2 per minute." Born Dec. 14, 1884, he was a son of James B. and Anna SMITH MARTIN. Surviving are his widow, Ada; three sisters, Mrs. Nellie WOLLAM, Mrs. J. L. FERRIS and Mrs. P. E. STICKROD, and two brothers, Earl MARTIN and R. B. MARTIN, all of Springfield. His body was brought here to Richards Memorial Home. Information by submitter, Janie Martin Whitty, firstname.lastname@example.org: R. B. MARTIN was Raymond Buchanan MARTIN (nickname, Mike). Carl's wife was Ada REBERT, daughter of Winfield S. and Margaret REBERT. She died 15 Jan 1974, and her obit is located in this database. They had no children. Carl's sisters, Mrs. J. L(awrence) FERRIS was nee Edith MARTIN, Mrs. P(earl) E(dward) STICKROD, was nee Ollie MARTIN and Nellie MARTIN was the wife of Clinton WOLLAM. Carl's father, James B. MARTIN (1857-1906) was the Postmaster in Bookwalter, Fayette Co, OH under the Cleveland Administration.
Page 11. Frank M. CALDWELL, 81, of North Hampton died at 4:30 p.m. Monday in a Springfield nursing home where he had been a patient about three years. He had been in failing health several years and seriously ill four days. Mr. CALDWLL has spent much of his life as a farmer and at one time had been a truck gardener at Dialton. Born in Wellston Jan 30, 1875, he died on his birthday anniversary. A member of the Evangelical and Reformed Church at North Hampton, he was a resident of the North Hampton community virtually his entire life. Surviving are a daughter Mrs. Glenna MILLER of Columbus; five sons, Harold F. of North Hampton, Cloyd C. of Springfield, Fred L. of Columbus, Elwood A. of Chrisney, Ind., and Russell W. CALDWELL, manager of the Ohio Fuel Gas Co. at Urbana; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Don A. Neff funeral home in Urbana until 12 noon Thursday, when the body will be taken to the North Hampton Reformed Church, to lie in state until services at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.com: Wife was Pearl I. BOTKIN, daughter of Amos BOTKIN and Elizabeth VORHEES, died 1950.]
Mrs. Lena B. EVANS, 85, died at 6:06 p.m. Saturday in the home of her son, Floyd W. Evans, 4540 W. National Rd. She had been ill for the past six years. Mrs. Evans, a member of Central Methodist Church, was born in Cedarville, Ohio, on Feb 14, 1870, the daughter of George and Anna FEASTER SHROADESh. Her husband, Henry M. Evans, died May 13, 1936. In addition to her son, Floyd, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Corrinne MARTIN of Springfield; one other son, Harry M. EVANS of Springfield; three grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren. The body was taken to Littleton's funeral home for services at 2 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Glade L. McClish, associate pastor of the Central Methodist Church, in charge. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 16. Funeral services for Charles MORGAN, 75, of Dayton, a former resident of Springfield, were held Wednesday in the Luthman funeral home in Dayton. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery there. Mr. MORGAN died Sunday in Dayton.
Mrs Almira SEITZ EVILSIZOR , 67, of Tremont City, died in Mercy Hospital at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday following two and one-half years of illness. She was born in Tremont City, Jan 6, 1889, the daughter of Amos and Dora (MARTIN) SEITZ and was a lifelong resident of the Tremont area. Mrs Evilsizor was a member of the Dialton Evangelical and Reformed church in Dialton. She also was a member of Diamond Chapter 64, order of Eastern Star of St Paris of St Paris and the Home City Chapter of the Daughters of America of Springfield. Survivors include her husband, Clair W EVILSIZOR ; one brother, Charles E SEITZ of Detroit, Michigan and one aunt, Mrs Nora MORNINGSTAR of Springfield. Her body was taken to the Jackson-Lyle funeral home for services at 1:00 p.m. Saturday. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Thursday and until time of services. The Rev M P Schoepfle, pastor of the Dialton Evangelical and Reformed Church will be in charge. Burial will bee in the Calvary Cemetery, in Tremont City
Page 2. Mrs. Della Vane HAMILTON, 78, of Urbana, Route 4, died at 4:55 am. Thursday in Mercy Hospital following four weeks of illness. Mrs. Hamilton was born in Donnelsville Dec. 26, 1877, the daughter of Morgan and Arabella KRELOW BOTKIN and had resided in Clark County most of her life. However she had been living with her granddaughter, Mrs. Cleff BOGGS of Urbana, prior to her death. She was the widow of the late Charles R. HAMILTON who died on May 16, 1943. Surviving are one son, Floyd L. HAMILTON of Reardan, Wash; three daughters, Mrs. Wilbur SAGER of Urbana, Mrs. Luther BANKER of Springfield, and Mrs. Blanche SAGER of Lima; one sister, Mrs. Rozella HAMILTON of Clifton; six grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home. Services will be held at 10?30 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Carl Reynolds, pastor , and the Rev. James C. Burchett, assistant pastor of the Second Church of God, will be in charge. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Saturday.
Funeral services for Elisha T. LAYBOURNE, 97, of 1911 E. Main st, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Richards Memorial Home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Mr. LAYBOURNE, a retired farmer, died at 7:45 a.m. Thursday in City Hospital. Death followed several years of failing health and three weeks of serious illness. A lifetime resident of Clark County, Mr. LAYBOURNE was born here Oct. 7, 1858, a son of Dr. Alexander and Jane THOMAS LAYBOURNE. After his retirement some years ago he retained his ownership of a 60-acre farm on the Laybourne rd. Mr. LAYBOURNE's wife, Mary, died here in 1949. The couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in June, 1942. Survivors include two sons, Oscar of Springfield, Route 5, and Walter of Springfield; three daughters, Mrs. Miles PINNEY, Mrs. Roger REBERT and Mrs. Roland A. ANDERSON, all of Springfield; one half-sister, Mrs. Margaret STONE of Springfield; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Page 10A. Revida E ADRIAN, 67, of 446 E Liberty st, did at 5:15 pm Saturday in City Hospital, where he had been admitted earlier in the day following a heart attack. He had been in failing health two years. He was born in Waverly, O, Dec 27,1888, the son of John H and Frances L ALMIRA ADRIAN. A retired carpenter, he served many years as special deputy sheriff in Clark County, and was a Springfielder for the past 38 years. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs Amelia TIBBS and Mrs Cleo BEAVER, both of Springfield, three sons, John H, and Richard T, both of Springfield, and Charles E, Columbus, two brothers, Harley E Columbus, and Joseph E, Springfield; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His body was removed to the Richards Memorial Home.
Page 10A. Mrs Blanche BARRINGER HORNBROOK, native Springfielder and wife of Fred V HORNBROOK, Chicago, died at 5 am Saturday in a St Petersburg, Fla, hospital following a brief illness. She and her husband had been vacationing in Florida. Mrs HORNBROOK was the former Blanche BARRINGER of Forgy and New Carlisle. Her sister was the late Mrs Philip AGLE of Springfield. Besides her husband, she is survived by two nieces, Mrs C W TIFFANY and Mrs A B SHAFFER and three nephews, Russell E, Philip L and Horace E AGLE, all of Springfield. Her body will be returned to Springfield and taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home.
Page 10A. Ernest (Oggie) NANCE, 69, a machinist for the Western Tool and Foundry Co, died at 10 am Saturday in his residence, 818 Kenton st. He was born March 06, 1887, in Pike County, O, and was a resident of Springfield 40 years. His wife, Anna, preceded him in death in 1920. Survivors include one son, Sherman, Chicago; three daughters, Mrs Marcella CIRCLE and Mr Lucille MILLER, both Springfield, and Mrs Lilly BRINES, Indianapolis; one brother, Russell NANCE, Dayton; one half-brother, Edward GILLENWATER, Springfield; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. His body was removed to the Littleton funeral home.
Page 10A. Mrs Ester ALLEN, formerly of South Solon, died at 5:45 pm Saturday in St Elizabeth Hospital, Dayton, at the age of 73. she had resided in Dayton several years and had been in failing health one year. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs Paul HYER, South Solon; three sons, Joseph, William Ernest and Thomas Edgar, all of Dayton; three sisters, Mrs Jennie CLEMENS, Springfield; Mrs Minnie FERNEAU, Dayton, and Mrs Stella BRINKS, Columbus. The body was taken to the Schlientz and Moore funeral home, Layne av, Dayton. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 pm Tuesday in the God of Prayer Church, Commercial st, Dayton, with burial Grape Grove Cemetery, near South Solon.
Oscar Thomas LAYBOURNE of Springfield, Route 5, a former trustee for the Clark County Sanatorium and charter member of the Pitchin Grange, died in his home at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday after three years of failing health. He was 67 years old. A retired farmer, Mr. LAYBOURNE was born in Clark County on Sept. 14, 1888, a son of Elisha and Mary MEAD LAYBOURNE. He had lived in the county most of his life. Mr. LAYBOURNE's survivors are his widow, Alice; one daughter, Mrs. Jane WOODWARD of Springfield; two sons, George T. of Minneapolis and Harrison of Springfield, Route 5; two grandsons, George T. LAYBOURNE of Columbus and Robert E. LAYBOURNE of Minneapolis; two great-grandsons, Neal and Ned LAYBOURNE, both of Columbus; one brother, Walter of Springfield; and three sisters, Mrs. Miles PINNEY, Mrs. Roger REBERT and Mrs. Roland ANDERSON, all of Springfield. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.
Mrs Lydia CONLEY, 78 , of 16 S Foster St, wife of Henry CONLEY, died at 7:30 a.m. Friday, June 22, 1956 in City Hospital. Body to Littleton funeral home. Rites 2 p.m. Sunday by Rev E J Haerr, pastor of the church by the side of the road. Burial Mt Calvary Cemetery
Mrs. Edward ALLEN-Mrs. Dottie E. Allen, 69, of 4320 Daleview dr., Dayton, formerly of Springfield, died at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, in Miami Valley Hospital following a brief illness. Mrs. Allen was born in New Carlisle and had resided in Dayton for the past 33 years. She had lived in Springfield prior to moving to Dayton. Mrs. Allen was a member of the North Riverdale Lutheran Church in Dayton. Survivors included her husband, Edward; one daughter, MRS. John Zigler, Dayton; one brother, Everett Senseman, Tipp City; and one sister, Miss Golden Mae Senseman, Dayton. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Marker funeral home, Dayton, with burial in the Enon, O., Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
News was received here Wednesday night of the death of Marion L EVILSIZOR, 76, Adrian, Michigan, a former resident of Tremont City who died Tuesday in a Detroit Hospital. He was born March 2, 1880 in Tremont City the son of Lewis and Sarah (MORRIS) EVILSIZOR. Survivors include his widow, Emily; a son, George of Detroit; five daughters, Agnes, Catherine, Mrs Lillian STORER and Mrs Vivian LANGTHORN, all of Adrian, and Mrs Clement JENNINGS, Trenton, NJ; and two brothers, John Marley of Tremont City and Clement of Springfield Route 4. Services will be held Friday in Adrian
George W. HARSHMAN, 61, son of a pioneer Clark County family, died Friday at 9 p.m. in Mercy Hospital. He had been a resident for the past three years at a rest home on Mr. Vernon av. He was the son of Jonathon and Mary SNYDER HARSHMAN, and was born July 4, 1895, near Enon. Prior to entering the local rest home, Mr. HARSHMAN was a loan adjuster for the Veterans Administration with offices in Cincinnati. He had made Cincinnati his home for a number of years. He was injured seriously in 1949 when the Great Lakes Canadian line Noronic burned in the harbor at Toronto. His wife, the former Betsy SOUTHGATE HARSHMAN, died in the catastrophe which claimed the lives of 119. In the late 1930's Mr. HARSHMAN was employed by the Kissell Real Estate Co. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Annie H. HUFFMAN of Dayton, and Mrs. Virginia DILLARD of Springfield. In addition there are two nephews, Jonathan Harshman HOLLAND of Springfield, and George HUFFMAN of Dayton and one niece, Mrs. Mary MCKEE HUFFMAN, Dayton. He was a veteran of World War I, and a member of the Newport, Ky., Methodist Church. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.
Using Date of Death. Frank H. GOSSETT, 89, of 720 Orchard Place, died in his residence at 7 a.m. Thursday. He had been ill since Saturday. A retired cabinet maker, he had been employed by casket manufacturers in Springfield. He was born in Berryville, O., Aug. 8, 1857. He was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Frances CORNWELL of the Orchard Pl. address and several grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home. The family asked that friends omit flowers.
Page 2. Funeral services will be conducted in the Woodyard funeral home, 255 E. State st., Columbus, at 1 p.m. Wednesday for John Paul (Red) BOTKIN, 59, former Springfielder who died Sunday in Mt. Carmel Hospital, Columbus. Mr. BOTKINS, who once was active in semi-pro football and basketball here, was a graduate of Springfield High School and Denison University. He was sales manager of the Filter Queen Corp. of Chicago, and formerly was a branch manager for Airway Branches, Inc., Toledo. He lived at 58 N. Huron av. In Columbus, and had been a Columbus resident the past 11 years. Death came unexpectedly. He was stricken suddenly, apparently by a heart attack, shortly before he entered the hospital. Survivors include his widow, Bonita; a daughter, Miss Patricia Jeanne BOTKIN, at home; a brother, Arthur M. BOTKIN of Winchester, Ind., an two sisters, Mrs. Margaret L. BENTON and Miss Martha J. BOTKIN, both of Richmond, Ind.
Mrs. Jane WIGHT, 74 of 1425 Lexington av., died unexpectedly in her residence Monday at 6 p.m. Born in Oldham, Lanceshire, England, April 29, 1882, she was a Springfield resident for the past 50 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lewis JUNG and Mrs. John PHARES, both of Springfield, a son, Francis WIGHT of Springfield; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home where friends may call after 7 p.m. Tuesday until time of services at 9 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
William G. BADER, 67, of 115 N. Greenmount av., one of five musically-minded brothers, died at 4:05 p.m. Tuesday in Mercy Hospital, following a lengthy illness. He had been critically ill for five days. Mr. BADER and three of his brothers, Russell, Percy and Lewis, now all of Springfield, traveled throught the nation at one time or another connected with some musical organization. John, the fifth brother, is a printer in Detroit. William, the eldest of the brothers, traveled with the Hagenback and Wallace Circus for several years, also played his trombone and horn with the Robbins and Myers Band, the Marine Corps Band, the Ohio Fourth Infantry Band and with orchestras at the Regent Theater and the old Band Box. In more recent years, he had been employed by the New York Central System, giving this up a year ago because of illness. His brothers, Russell, Percy and Lewis, all traveled with top-ranking circuses, and did stints with orchestras, mostly in the Midwest. He was the son of John D. and Belle THOMPSON BADER, born March 13, 1889, in Harper, Kan. He had lived in Springfield for the last 39 years. He was a member of the Clifton Avenue Methodist Church. In addition to his four brothers and his mother, Mr. BADER is survived by his widow, Edythe; a son, Charles D. of Springfield; three daughters, Mrs. Juanita R. WHITAKER of Springfield, Mrs. Wilma M. WILSON, also of Springfield and Mrs. Anna L. JOHNSON of Dayton. In addition there are two sisters, Mrs. Mary FENNESSY and Mrs. Nona LEICHNER, both of Springfield. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call until services at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. The Revs. J. Edward DINKLE, pastor of the Auburn Lutheran Church, and Robert L. KLAUSMEIER, pastor of the Clifton Avenue Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Glen Haven Gardens.
Willard W. KIRKPATRICK, 56, a molder by occupation, died at 2:40 a.m. Friday in the Clark County Tuberculosis Sanatorium. Death followed a two-year illness. Mr. KIRKPATRICK resided with a sister, Mrs. Anna WARREN of 703 W. Jefferson St. He was an employee of Parker Pattern and Foundry Co. until the time of his illness. A native of Waverly, O., he was born Dec. 15, 1899, a son of Alonzo and Eunice ADAMS KIRKPATRICK. Surviving in addition to this sister are two sons, Robert R. of Enon and Willard W. of Huston, Tex., and four grandchildren. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call beginning Saturday evening. ...................................... Name & Date of Publication, Unknown (from a Miami County OH paper - death Apr 30, 1945) BRIGHT, KIRKPATRICK, STUDEBAKER Harry A. BRIGHT, 70, was found dead in his home in Christiansburg by his brother, Cory, at 9 a.m. Tuesday. It was believed Mr. BRIGHT may have been dead for approximately 24 hours. Following an investigation, Dr. C.E. Thompson, Champaign County coroner, gave the cause of death as heart disease. Born in Miami County, Mr. BRIGHT was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Adam BRIGHT. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge of Springfield. Surviving is a son, Earl BRIGHT of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Minnie STUDEBAKER, Christiansburg; two brothers, Adus of Springfield and Cory of Christiansburg; also two grandchildren, Pfc. Kirk BRIGHT of Florida, and Mrs. Marcia KIRKPATRICK, Springfield. The body was taken to the Richeson funeral home, St. Paris, and will be returned Thursday night to the residence of Mrs. STUDEBAKER here, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday by the Rev. E.L. Detweiler. Burial will be in Casstown Cemetery.
Mrs. Virginia VANDEGRIFT CARLISLE, 6, of Marysville, Route 1, a resident of Clark County for 17 years until 1939, died in Marysville Wednesday. She had lived in Tremont Cit for 19 years from 1936 to 1949, and previously had resided for four years near Villa. A native of Hollywood, W. Va., she was the widow of Christopher L. CARLISLE. She is survived by eight of her 10 children. They are Kermit and Edgar, both of the Marysville vicinity, Ray of Round Grove, Ill, Okey of Jackson, Frank and Lawrence, both of Springfield, Basil of Tremont City and Earl of Monmouth, Ill. Also surviving are 19 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a brother, Amos of Hollywood, W.Va., and two sisters, Mrs. Ethel CARLISLE and Miss Cordelia VANDEGRIFT, both of Fairlea, W.Va. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Postle-Hale funeral home in Marysville. Burial will be in Tremont City Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home until time of services.
Mrs. Wesley WHITE. Mrs. Belle E. WHITE, 75, of 924 Innisfallen av., died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday in her residence after an illness of several years. A native of Cheshire, Mich., she had been a resident of Springfield for 45 years. She was a member of St. Mary's Church and an honorary member of Sonora Temple, Elks Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband, Wesley, and three cousins. The body was taken to the Robert C. Henry funeral home where friends may call from noon Tuesday until time of services at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Rev. Dr James T. Hurley, pastor of St. Mary's Church, officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Rosary will be recited in the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Jepth D. WHITE, 81, of rear of 2744 Hilltop Avenue, died in his home about 3:15 p.m. Sunday. He was the son of Richard and Sarah WHITE and was born on August 13, 1875, in Logan County. He was a retired carpenter and salesman and had resided in Springfield for the past 35 years. Survivors include a number of nieces and nephews. His body was removed to the Richards Memorial Home.
Pg. 8. Mrs. Margaret J. STEWART, 78, of 3350 W. Columbia st., died at 12:55 p.m. Saturday in City Hospital after a lingering illness. She was born Sept. 27, 1878, in Clark County, the daughter of James and Mary O'BRIEN, and was a member of St. Mary's Church and its Alter Rosary Sodality. Survivors include her husband, David; two sons, Eugene and Charles, both of Springfield; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Conroy funeral home, where friends may call from 7 p.m. Sunday until just before services, 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary's Church. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Miss Sarah MCDONOUGH of 1319 Mount st., an employee of Wren's Store for the past 20 years, died in her home at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday following an illness of four months. Miss MCDONOUGH was a native of Madison County, but had resided in Springfield most of her life. She was the daughter of Michael and Sarah BURKE MCDONOUGH. She was a graduate of Plattsburg High School and a member of St. Raphael Church. Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Paul NORTH, Catherine MCDONOUGH and Anna MCDONOUGH all of Springfield, and a brother, Patrick MCDONOUGH of South Charleston. Also there are eight nephews and two nieces. Her body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home where friends may call from Wednesday evening until funeral services are conducted at 9 a.m. Friday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Edward R. FORD, 75 of 1930 N Belmont Ave, died at 12:05 p.m., Friday in Mercy Memorial following two years of failing health. He was born in Bainbridge, Ohio, Sept 11, 1881, the son of Henry and Mary MYERS FORD. He lived in Springfield more than 50 years. Mr. FORD was a painter and decorator by trade. His wife Bertha Mae, died in 1949. Survivers include a son Chester, and a daughter Mrs. Lucille GRIMES, both of Springfield, two brothers, Straud of Springfield, and Fred of Columbus, three sisters Orpha EAKINS of Fruitdale, Mrs. Arabelle SHAFFER of Summitt and Mrs. Allie KNISLEY of Lima, 14 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. His body was taken to Jackson-Lytle funeral home where friends may call after 6 PM Saturday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the First Pilgrim Holiness Church under the direction of William R. Hamman, pastor. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery, Friends may call at the church one hour before services
Page 4. Mrs. Mayme DOUGLAS, about 68, of 521 E. Rose st., died at 6:15 p.m. Monday in City Hospital where she had been admitted several hours earlier. Aided by emergency squadmen of the Fire Division at 10:44 a.m. while she was in the 300 block of E. High st., apparently en route to a doctor's office, Mrs. DOUGLAS was taken to City Hospital for emergency treatment whereupon she was admitted. Mrs. DOUGLAS was a member of the First Baptist Church. There are no known survivors. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.
Page 4. Funeral services for John J. WILSON, 80 of Sabina, uncle of Pearl WILSON of Springfield, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Littleton funeral home in Sabina. Burial will be in the Sabina Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home. Mr. WILSON, retired farmer and bank director in Sabina for many years, died Sunday night in Washington C. H. Memorial hospital. Surviving in addition to Pearl WILSON, whom he and his wife reared, are his widow, Cora ALLEN WILSON, a daughter, Pauline, at home and a sister, Mrs. Ida J. HODSON of Sabina, Route 1.
Page 4. Charles A. SPAHR, 77, of Albuquerque, N. M., a former Springfielder, died at 4:15 p.m. Monday in his residence there, 615 N. Cedar st. A native of Clermont County, Mr. SPAHR had resided in Clark (rest of obit cut off).
Jesse Warren WHITE , 75, a retired machinist, died at 9:15 a.m. Saturday in his residence, 1203 S. Belmont av. He had been in failing health four years and seriously ill three weeks. Mr. WHITE was an employee of the Elliott Co. when he retired in January of 1941. Previously he operated the White Maytag Sales Co. here. He was a member of Central Methodist Church. A native of Springfield, Ill., Mr. White had resided in this city most of his lifetime. He was born Aug. 13, 1881. Surviving are his widow, Charlotte; three daughters, Mrs. Marjorie HESS of Springfield, Mrs. Ruth PREAG and Mrs. Charlotte CIRCLE, both of Dayton; two sons, Robert of Springfield and William of Dayton; a brother, Charles of Oklahoma City, Okla; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. His body was taken to Richards Memorial Home.
John A. WINGERT of Malvern, Ark., a former resident of Springfield for most of his life and a retired member of the Springfield Fire Division, died in Malvern Friday of a heart attack. Survivors include his widow, Grace; two sisters, Mrs. Luella MOON and Mrs. Helen BROWN, both or Miami, Fla; three brothers, Sid of Bloomington, Calif., Vernon of Louisiana, and Jesse of Springfield. Mr. WINGERT retired from the Fire Division in 1947 after 20 years' of service.
Xenia--Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday in Harrison funeral home, Ada, O., for Mrs. Minerva Alice HILTY, 80, who died suddenly Friday morning at her home, 710 Smith av., where she lived with her daughter, Miss Dorothy HILTY . Miss HILTY is psychologist at the Xenia OSSO Home. Besides Miss HILTY , she is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. C. Stanley MILLER, Dayton, and Mrs. L. J. WITTENBECK, Lake Charles, La; three brothers J. O. GILBERT and Frank GILBERT, both of Jackson, Mich., and Clyde GILBERT, Miami Beach, Fla., and two grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and at the Neeld funeral home here from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Hanson Cemetery, near Ada.
Jesse Warren WHITE, 75, a retired machinist, died at 9:15 a.m. Saturday in his residence, 1203 S. Belmont av., He had been in failing health four years and seriously ill three weeks. Mr. White was an employee of the Elliott Co. when he retired in January of 1951. Previously he operated the White Maytag Sales Co. here. He was a member of Central Methodist Church. A native of Springfield, Ill., Mr. WHITE had resided in this city most of his lifetime. He was born August 13, 1881. Surviving are his widow, Charlotte; three daughters, Mrs. Marjorie HESS of Springfield, Mrs. Ruth PREAG and Mrs. Charlotte CIRCLE, both of Dayton; two sons, Robert of Springfield and William of Dayton; a brother, Charles of Oklahoma City, Okla.; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. His body was taken to Richards Memorial Home.
Charles SCROEDER, 79, of 236 East Columbia Street, a resident of Springfield 27 years, died at 4:30 p.m. Friday in City Hospital following an illness of three weeks. Born in Milford July 12, 1877, he was a son of Henry and Mary SCHROEDER. Surviving besides his widow, Rose, are two daughters, Mrs. Henrietta RHOME and Mrs. Lillian MCKEE, both of Springfield, and 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Richards memorial Home.
Jesse Warren WHITE, 75, a retired machinist, died at 9:15 a.m. Saturday in his residence, 1203 S. Belmont av. He had been in failing health four years and seriously ill three weeks. Mr. WHITE was an employee of the Elliott Co. when he retired in January of 1951. Previously he operated the White Maytag Sales Co., here. He was a member of Central Methodist Church. A native of Springfield, Ill., Mr. WHITE had resided in this city most of his lifetime. He was born August 15, 1881, and was a life member of the American Trapshooters Association. Surviving are his widow, Charlotte; three-daughters, Mrs. Marjorie HESS of Springfield, Mrs. Ruth PREAG and Mrs. Charlotte CIRCLE, both of Dayton; two sons, Robert of Springfield and William of Dayton; a brother Charles of Oklahoma City, Okla.; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. His body was taken to Richards Memorial Home, where friends may call from Monday noon until time of services there, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, in charge of the Rev. Glade McClish, associate pastor of Central Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.