Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for February thru November 1957


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BURKE, GUIE, HERZOG, HUGHEY, LONEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, February 7, 1957

William Francis LONEY, 62, former truck driver salesman for Standard Oil Co, died Thursday morning in a local nursing home following a lengthy illness. He resided at Springfield, Route 6, Villa Rd. Mr. LONEY was an employee of the Standard Oil Co. for 24 years prior to retirement in 1943 due to ill health. He was a member of St. Joseph Church. A native of Madison County, he was born May 2, 1894, a son of John and Elizabeth BURKE LONEY. Surviving are four sons, Frank, Leo, and Eugene, all of Springfield, and Richard of Hamilton; three sisters, Mrs. Marie HUGHEY and Mrs. Nellie HERZOG, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Elizabth GUIE of Dayton, and nine grandchildren. The body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home.

CLARK, GARDNER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, February 10, 1957

Pg. 64. John W. CLARK, 84, an Ohio Masonic Home resident, died at 3:10 a.m. Saturday in Rickly Memorial Hospital of the home. His entrance to the Home June 29, 1955, was sponsored by Toledo Lodge No. 144, F. and A. M., of Toledo. A former Springfielder, Mr. CLARK was a foreman in the vault department of the Springfield Metallic Casket Co. about 15 years. After living in this city about 20 years, he transferred in 1914 to the Galion Metallic Vault Co. He had been a metal worker by occupation and was a member of the Baptist Church. His wife Amelia Lizabeth, died May 27, 1955, and was buried in Springfield. Surviving are two sons, Edgar E. of Adrian, Mich., and Valford GARDNER CLARK of San Antonio, Tex., three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home. Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Rickly auditorium of the Masonic Home by the Rev. Edgar F. Drumel, pastor of the First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

CLEMENS, HARVEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 16, 1957

Page 10. SOUTH CHARLESTON - Alfred C. HARVEY, 80, of South Charleston, a retired farmer and stock buyer, died Friday afternoon in City Hospital, Springfield, where he was admitted Thursday. His death followed an illness of a week. A native of Greenfield and a member of the Methodist Church, Mr. HARVEY was born January 31, 1877, a son of Frank and Sarah CLEMENS HARVEY. He was a bachelor. Surviving Mr. HARVEY are two brothers, Harold HARVEY of Springfield and Leon HARVEY of Greenfield, and a sister, Miss Louise HARVEY, with whom he resided. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in the Sprague funeral home here by the Rev. Walter Reitz and burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery. The body will be removed to the residence from the funeral home Saturday evening and then will be returned to the funeral home Monday morning for the afternoon services.

MADER, PECK, ROSEBOOM, WILDER Name of Newspaper is Chillicothe Gazette on Saturday, March 16, 1957

Word was received Friday by Mrs. C. Albert MADER, Mill Street of the death of her mother, Mrs. Minnie ROSEBOOM which occurred at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. She was born Nov 9, 1873 in Madison County, a daughter of Henry and Susan PECK. On Feb 6 1889, she was married to William ROSEBOOM who preceded her in death. Surviving are three sons: Floyd and Estle ROSEBOOM of Columbus and Forest ROSEBOOM of Dayton, two daughters, Mrs. MADER and Mrs. J. B. WILDER of Springfield, 10 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. Arrangements which are incomplete, are being made by the Lukens Funeral Home in Sedalia. Submitted by Sandy SCHcrochet@aol.com.

BERE, DERSCH, SMITH, WILBERT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, April 4, 1957

Page 20. New Carlisle - Edgar H. BERE, 61, of Gary Lane, New Carlisle, Route 1, died at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday in Mercy Hospital, where he had been admitted three hours earlier. He had been ill for two days. Mr. BERE was the owner of Bere Photographic Studios in New Carlisle for 28 years. Survivors include his widow, Genevieve; his mother, Delilah; three sisters, Mrs. Ralph SMITH of Medway, Route 1, Mrs. Clarence WILBERT of New Carlisle, Route 3, and Mrs. Harold DERSCH of Donnelsville; and one brother Granville BERE of Springfield, Route 2. His body was taken to the Doom Memorial Home in New Carlisle for services at 2 p.m. Saturday by the Rev. David Harper, pastor of the New Carlisle Methodist Church,. O which Mr. Bere was a member. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Friday.

BROWN, SAUNDERS, STAPELY, WELDAY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 8, 1957

Page 2. Orvon G. Brown, Jr., 47, of Dayton, relative of a number of Springfield residents, died Saturday morning in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Dayton following a lengthy illness. Graduate of Miami University, he attended Yale University and late was co-manager of the Miami Military Institute in Germantown. The Institute was founded by Mr. Brown's father. Survivors are his widow, Edith of Dayton; his mother, Mrs. Lulu Reed Brown of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs. Ralph Saunders of Tipp City, Mrs. George H. Stapely of Springfield and Mrs. David W. Welday of Springfield; one brother, Col. Reed M. Brown of Hollywood, Calif. Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday in Germantown Cemetery, the Rev. John W. McMahon, pastor of the High Street Methodist Church, in charge. Calling hours are from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Boyer funeral home in Dayton.

HENDRYX, ROMERILL, WIKOFF Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 8, 1957

Page 2. Mrs. Mary E. Wikoff, 85, of 302 Fremont av. died at 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the Ohio Pythian Home hospital where she was admitted two weeks ago. She had been ill a month. A daughter of John and Sophia Bender Romerill, she was born Aug. 10, 1871 in Holt County, Mo. Her husband, Will J. Wikoff, died in 1941. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church. A daughter, Mrs. Irma Hendryx of Springfield, survives. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call. Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Christ Episcopal Church by the Rev. Jack O. Bird. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

COUNTRYMAN, MURPHY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 8, 1957

Page 2. Mrs. Mary Ellen Countryman, 82, native of Springfield, died at 5:50 p.m. Sunday in an Ada, O., nursing home. She had been an Ada resident for the past 25 years. She was born Oct. 28, 1874, in Springfield. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. John Murphy and a niece, Mary C. Murphy, both of Springfield. Her body has been brought to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home here where friends may call after 7 p.m. Monday until time of services at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

BAUMGARDNER, BOYER, COOK, EVILSIZOR, MATTESON, MAY, REDMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 11, 1957

Funeral services will be held Wednesday for Charles W. EVILSIZOR 89, of St. Paris, Route 2, who died Saturday night in Springfield. Services will be at 2 p.m. in the Don A. Neff funeral home in Urbana where friends may call after 7 p.m., Monday. Burial will be in Oak Dale Cemetery at Urbana. Mr. Evilsizor died at 10 p.m. Saturday in the home of Mrs. John MAY of 1762 N. Limestone st. where he had been staying for the last several weeks. He was a retired farmer and landowner and was a member of one of the oldest families of the Terre Haute and Thackery communities. A native of Champaign County , Mr. Evilsizor was born in Terre Haute, Sept. 20, 1867, a son of the Rev. Isaac and Mrs. Amanda COOK EVILSIZOR. He had resided in Champaign County all his life. He was a member of the Urbana Methodist Church. Survivors include his widow, Ida E.; one son, Luther J. of Urbana, Route 1; two granddaughters, Mrs. Elizbeth (sic) BOYER of Tremont City and Miss Betty Louise EVILSIZOR, Urbana, Route 1; one grandson, Charles W. EVILSIZOR of Urbana; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Ida BAUMGARDNER of Bellefontaine, Mrs. Elizabeth MATTESON of Richwood and Mrs. Winnie REDMAN of Urbana; and a number of nieces and nephews. Another son, Russell, was killed in a farm accident in 1915.

EBY, FIELDS, LLOYD, STEWART, WOOLUM Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 15, 1957

Page 23. Mrs. Bessie WOOLUM, 50, of 436 W High st, died at 2:15 am Wednesday in Mercy Hospital after a month of serious illness. She had been a teacher in the Springfield Public School System for the past 16 years. She taught at Northern School until the time of her illness. She was born Sept 8, 1906, in Lawrence County, O, the daughter of Fred and Minnie FIELDS STEWART. She was the widow of the late John WOOLUM, who died in 1939. Mrs. WOOLUM had been a resident of Springfield for 20 years and was a member of St Paul Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Louise EBY, a son, John K ; her mother, Mrs. Minnie STEWART, all of Springfield ; a sister, Mrs. Stacey LLOYD of South Vienna ; two brothers, Denzel STEWART of Denver, Colo, and Maj Cecil STEWART, stationed with the Air force in Montgomery, Ala. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

CRABLE, JONES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 15, 1957

Page 23. Mrs. Lucinda JONES, 73, mother of Mrs. Lowell CRABLE of Springfield, died at 4 pm Tuesday in a Lexington, Ky, hospital. Death followed a lengthy illness. She was a member of the Christian Church in Burgin, Ky. Surviving are her husband ; A J JONES ; five daughters, Mrs. [rest of obituary is missing]

BURR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 15, 1957

Page 23. Horace BURR, 75, of South Vienna, Route 1, retired farmer, died 6 am Wednesday, May 15, 1957, in residence. Body to Littleton funeral home.

CAMPEAU Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 15, 1957

Page 23. Mrs. Helen CAMPEAU, 76, of Yellow Springs, Route 1, died 1 am Tuesday, May 14, 1957, in Springfield City Hospital. Body to Richards Memorial Home for services 1 pm Thursday by the Rev Bruce Charles. Burial Fletcher Cemetery.

FOSTER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 15, 1957

Page 23. Miss Amanda L FOSTER, 82, of Mercycrest, died 11:15 pm Monday, May 13, 1957, in Mercy Hospital. Body to Littleton funeral home for services 1:30 pm Thursday by the Rev Elium Gault, pastor Highland Community Church. Burial at Newcomers Cemetery.

JORDAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 15, 1957

Page 23. Miss Leona A JORDAN, 619 E Grand av, died in her home 11:20 am Monday, May 13, 1957. Body to O'Brien-Kenney funeral home where friends may call. Solemn requiem mass 9 am Thursday St Raphael Church. Burial at Calvary Cemetery. Altar and Rosary Sodality of St Raphael Church 8 pm Wednesday funeral home for rosary.

SHANKLIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 15, 1957

Page 23. Mrs. Bertha SHANKLIN, 71, of 727 York St., died Sunday, May 12, 1957, in her residence. Body to Webb Jackson funeral home where friends may call after 6 pm Thursday. Services 1 pm Friday in funeral home by the Rev W F Richardson. Burial Ferncliff Cemetery.

IRWIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 15, 1957

Funeral services for Mrs. Rose IRWIN, 83, of 1305 Dayton pk, will be at 10 am Friday in Richards Memorial Home. The Rev Otis Landis, pastor of First Church of the Brethren, will officiate. Burial will be in Kingscreek Cemetery, Champaign County. Mrs. IRWIN died at 9:40 am Tuesday in City Hospital.

GREENLY, NEAL, ROGERS, VERMILLION Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 15, 1957

Mrs. Maude E. VERMILLION, formerly of 828 E Northern av, died at 1:15 am Wednesday at 716 S Fountain av. She had been in failing health eight years. Born in Lawrence County, O, she was a daughter of Daniel and Nancy GREENLY NEAL and had resided here about 40 years. Her husband, Irvin C VERMILLION, died March 5, 1953. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Gene ROGERS of Springfield ; one son, Daniel of Fairborn ; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call after noon Thursday. Services have been set for 1:30 pm Friday with the Rev C R Smith, pastor of Columbus Avenue Evangelical United Brethren Church in charge. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

YOUNG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 15, 1957

James YOUNG, 74, of 516 Linden av, died at 6:52 am Wednesday in City Hospital. A Springfielder 40 years, he formerly was employed at the Ohio Masonic Home and previously by the old Superior Grain Drill Co. He was a native of Vanceburg, Ky. Surviving are three sons, Paul W, George T and Carold, all of Springfield ; two daughters, Mrs. Wilma HOSIER of New York, and Mrs. Betty BECHTOL of Dayton, and nine grandchildren. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where services will be conducted at 10 am Friday. Burial will be in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

HOGE, LOCKETT, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 15, 1957

[...] dead in her home at 6 pm Tuesday. Mrs. [Sallie HOGE] LOCKETT was discovered on the second floor of the Belmont av residence and taken to Mercy Hospital where she died at 9:30 am Wednesday. Miss [Annie] LOCKETT apparently had been dead about 24 hours, according to Coroner Austin Richards. Neighbors became suspicious when they noticed newspapers had accumulated on the porch. Mrs. LOCKETT, widow of Charles L LOCKETT, formerly associated with Bauer Bros Co, had resided in this community since 1913. She was a member of Lagonda Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and Christ Episcopal Church. A native of Winfield, WV, she was born Aug 24, 1868, a daughter of James William and Sarah WRIGHT HOGE. Mr. LOCKETT died in 1951. In her work for the American Red Cross, Miss LOCKETT was responsible for completing communications to and from civilians in enemy or enemy-occupied territory. She was honored by The Netherlands government with a Silver Medal of Gratitude in 1947 for her "devoted effort to the relief of the people of The Netherlands during and after the recent war." In 1947, Miss LOCKETT was appointed to a nine-member board to review the minimum wage scales in Ohio hotels and restaurants. Following her service on the wage review board, Miss LOCKETT was named treasurer of the Ohio Committee for Fair Employment Practices Legislation in 1950. For many years Miss LOCKETT was interested in research in connection with Ohio history. She had several articles accepted for publication by the Historical and Philosophical Society in Cincinnati and was a contributor to the Ohioana Library year books. Several of her articles were published in national magazines. Miss LOCKETT was a graduate [beginning and end of this double obituary are missing]

BARTRUFF, GAIER, LINDSAY, LONEY, NUSS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 23, 1957

L. C. GAIER, 57 Furniture Store Owner, Dies. Laurence C. GAIER, 57, owner of the L. C. GAIER Furniture Store for many years, died at 8:45 a.m. Thursday in his residence, 629 N. Limestone st. Death followed 12 years of failing health and a two month serious illness. A native Springfielder, Mr. GAIER had resided his lifetime here with the exception of five years in Dayton and tow years in Detroit, Mich. He was a graduate of St. Bernard School. Mr. GAIER was a member of St. Bernard Church, the Benevolent Society of the church, and Knights of Columbus Council No. 624. Born Jan. 23, 1900, he was a son of Florian J. and Clara NUSS GAIER, who survive and reside in Springfield. Also surviving are his widow, Elizabeth A.; two daughters, Mrs. Betty BARTRUFF of Springfield, and Mrs. Dorothy LINDSAY of New Carlisle; a son, Robert, at home; two brothers, Raymond and Norbert, and two sisters, Mrs. William LONEY and Miss Cecilia GAIER, all of Springfield, and four grandchildren Suzanne and Kathy BARTRUFF and William and Larry LINDSAY. His body was taken to Woods funeral home.

FRENCH, HAYWOOD, JOHNSON, RICH, SMITH Name of Newspaper is San Antonio Express News, TX on Monday, June 10, 1957

Using Date of Death. John Harry FRENCH, age 90 of 202 W. Greenlawn Dr, died Monday at his home. Survivors are widow, Mrs. Idell J. FRENCH; sons, Joe FRENCH And Jack FRENCH of Tyler Tex, Harry FRENCH Navasota, Tex; sister Mrs. Rose Anna HAYWOOD, Los Angeles, Calif. Service Friday at 9:00 at the Porter Loring Chapel with the Rev. C. Reginald Hardy, officiating Interment in Mission Burial Park under the direction of Porter Loring.
Additional Information by submitter lorrifrench@hotmail.com: He was the son of my gg uncle Charles FRENCH & Mary (RICH) FRENCH SMITH John Harry FRENCH b. February 04, 1867- Clark Co., OH d. June 10, 1957 San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX buried at Mission Park Burial Park South with his wife Idell JOHNSON- FRENCH.

GOTWALD, WARD, YEAZELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 3, 1957

Mrs. Mary Ward Gotwald, 88, of 25 Roosevelt dr. died at 1:05 p.m. Tuesday in the Alpine Nursing Home 716 S. Fountain av. She had been a patient there for the last three weeks. Mrs. Gotwald had been ill for one month. Mrs. Gotwald was a member of a pioneer Springfield family. Her parents were John A. and Frances Yeazell Ward and she was born Jan. 15, 1871. Mrs. Gotwald had resided in Springfield her entire life. Her husband Robert C., died 25 years ago. - She was a member of Fourth Lutheran Church Survivors are one son, John L. with whom she resided; and one grandson, Robert C. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral home where friends may call from Wednesday evening until time of services at 10 a.m. Friday. The Rev., Dana H. Johnson, pastor of Fourth Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends are requested to omit flowers."

BOTKIN, KLINE, MILLER, SIMMERMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, July 16, 1957

Mrs. Edna MILLER BOTKIN of 840 Lower Valley pk., died at 7:15 p.m. Monday in City Hospital following three years of failing health. A daughter of James an Laura SIMMERMAN MILLER, she was born in Ashland. She was a Springfield area resident for the past 50 years. Survivors include her husband, Robert F. BOTKIN, and a sister, Mrs. William J. KLINE of New Moorefield. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be there at 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in South Solon Cemetery. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.com: Obituary does not state her age at death; however, her marriage record states that she was born December 5, 1886 South Solon, OH, which would make her age 70 at death.]

DOWNS, KNIGHT, STONEBURNER, THACKER, TOLAND, WHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 27, 1957

William KNIGHT, 67, of Marengo, O., a former resident of Springfield, died at 7 p.m. Friday in his residence. Death followed several months of failing health. Mr. KNIGHT was a member of Second Lutheran Church here. He was a World War I veteran and served with the 324th Field Artillery. A native of Clifton, O., he was born Jan. 27, 1890, a son of William and Ella WHITE KNIGHT. He spent the last 15 years in Marengo. Surviving are his widow, Alice; a brother, Russell of Springfield, and four sisters, Mrs. Jennie STONEBURNER, Mrs. Edna DOWNS, Mrs. Nellie TOLAND and Mrs. Mildred THACKER, all of Springfield. His body will be brought her to Richards Memorial Home.

BRYAN, MILLER, NOFCIER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 27, 1957

(Lewistown) Funeral services for Mrs. Walter MILLER, 78, the former Mertie C. Bryan, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in the Lewistown Methodist Church by the Rev. W. L. NOFCIER. Bural will be in the Lewistown Cemetery. Friends may call at Van Horn funeral home, Lakeview, from Saturday evening until noon Monday when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until time for services. Mrs. MILLER died Friday morning in the home here in which she had resided 62 years.  A native of Wapakoneta, she was born Sept. 23, 1878, a daughter of Jeptha and Mary Shaw BRYAN. She and Mr. MILLER were married April 23, 1895. Surviving besides Mr. MILLER are a sister, Mrs. Etta Seib of Los Angeles, Calif., and a brother, Charles BRYAN of Florida.

BOWES, MITCHELL, PECK, SCOFIELD, SHARP, STEPHEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 15, 1957

Mrs. Margaret M. PECK, 52, of 2111 Woodside Ave., died about 5:45 p.m. Thursday in City Hospital following 18 months of failing health. She was born in Darke County Sept. 3, 1904, a daughter of John Calvin and Edna BOWES STEPHEN. Mrs. PECK had resided in Springfield for the last 35 years. She was a member of the Second Church of God. Survivors include her husband, Clarence; two daughters, Mrs. Betty MITCHELL of Springfield and Miss Carolyn PECK, at home; three sons, John, Clarence and Richard, all of Springfield; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Georgianna SCOFIELD of Chicago and Mrs. Maude SHARP of Greenville. Her body was taken to the Woods funeral home where friends may call. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home, the Rev. Harry Heath, assistant pastor of the Second Church of God, officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

EVILSIZOR, METZ, WEIMER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, September 3, 1957

Walter Raymond EVILSIZOR, 73, of 824 S Fountain Ave, died in Mercy Hospital at 7:15 p.m. Monday, following three years of failing health and a week of serious illness. A son of John and Pernetta (METZ) EVILSIZOR , he was born in Champaign County, June 28, 1884. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include a sister, Mrs Fred WEIMER of W Posum Rd and a brother Chris of Springfield. His body was taken to the Woods Funeral Home where friends may call after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Last rites will be at 2 p.m. Thursday by the Rev C R Smith former pastor of the Columbus Avenue EUB Church. Burial will be in Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana

JOHNSON, MCILHENNY, TOBIN, WELLS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 19, 1957

Funeral services for Mrs. Lavina TOBIN McILHENNY of Los Gatos, Calif., former Springfielder, were held there Wednesday in the Chapel of the Hills. Her ashes will be brought to Springfield for interment in Ferncliff Cemetery. She died Sept. 19 in Los Gatos. Mrs. McILHENNY was the widow of Jesse McILHENNY, an employee of the Springfield News and Sun. She moved to California about 30 years ago following the death of her husband. Surviving are two sons, J. O. McILHENNY of San Francisco, and W. H. McILHENNY of San Jose, Calif., and a sister, Mrs. Lloyd R. WELLS of Winnetka, Ill. Mrs. Louise JOHNSON of 1425 N. Limestone St. is a surviving niece.

NITCHMAN, ROACH, SINCLAIR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 14, 1957

Page 2. Mrs Wilbur SINCLAIR--Mrs Mildred Eileen SINCLAIR, 36, of New Carlisle, Route 2, died 3:15 am Sunday in her residence after an illness of 18 months. Born Dec 25, 1920, in Clark County, she was the daughter of Jesse E and Lola NITCHMAN ROACH. Survivors include her husband, Wilbur L; one son, Larry L; one daughter, Linda L; her parents, of Springfield, Route 3; one brother, Everett L ROACH, Springfield, Route 2; and several nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home for services at 3 pm Wednesday, the Rev George A Groh officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

CHAPMAN, KERSEY, MARTIN, ROTH, WILES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 14, 1957

Page 2. Mrs Mabel C WILES. Services for Mrs Mabel C WILES, 71, a former Springfielder, who died Saturday in a Youngstown hospital, will be held at 2 pm Tuesday in the Richards Memorial Home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. She was born in Springfield April 14, 1886 and was the widow of Samuel J WILES who died here in 1953. She had been making her home with her daughter, Mrs Marion CHAPMAN in Hubbard O. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs CHAPMAN, Mrs Loyd MARTIN, Denver Colo., and Mrs Edward KERSEY of Seattle, Wash; a sister, Mrs Minnie ROTH of Springfield; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

EUBANKS, LEFFLER, MOCK, STANDON, ZELLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 14, 1957

Page 2. Mrs. Perce F EUBANKS--Mrs Isabel I EUBANKS, 61, of 914 W Columbia st, died at 10:15 pm Sunday in Mercy Hospital following a five day illness. She was born Sept. 2, 1896 in Chillicothe, a daughter of Joel and Rose ZELLER LEFFLER. Mrs EUBANKS was a member of the United Church of Christ, North Hampton, the Order of the Eastern Star of New Carlisle and the White Shrine of Springfield. Survivors include her husband, Perce F; a son, Robert F of North Hampton, a foster son, Paul LEFFLER of Canton; a foster daughter, Mrs Robert STANDON of Detroit; a brother, Howard LEFFLER of Celina; a sister, Mrs Clifford MOCK of North Hampton, and several nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call Tuesday evening until services at 1:30 pm Thursday. The Rev E E Koepp will officiate. Burial will be made in New Carlisle Cemetery.

BREW, BURR, GIBSON, HUSTED, JACKSON, SOLLARS, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 14, 1957

Page 2. Mrs. Marion BURR--London, O.--Mrs Opal V BURR, 35, of London, Route 1, died Sunday morning in University Hospital, Columbus, following several months of failing health. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Christian Union and the eastern Star Lodge. Survivors are her husband, Marion; one daughter, Mary Ann, Her parents, Mr and Mrs Harry JACKSON of London; five sisters, Mrs Vivian BREW, Mrs Sadie SOLLARS and Mrs Hazel GIBSON all of London, Mrs Naomi YOUNG of Springfield and Mrs Bonnie HUSTED of Columbus; three brothers, Ped of Marysville, Odell of London, and Harold of South Solon. Her body was taken to the Schlechty-Fichner funeral home in London were friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Tuesday. Services will be conducted at 2 pm Wednesday in the Church of Christ in Christian Union. Burial will be in Kirkwood Cemetery.

BASHAM, BAUMGARDNER, BIDDLE, HARRELSON, JONES, JORDAN, MONTGOMERY, POTTER, RAWLINGS, SHEPARD, URBANA Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 14, 1957

Page 2. Mrs Robert JORDAN--URBANA--Mrs Mamie JORDAN, 50, died suddenly at 9 pm Sunday in her residence here following an illness of one year. Mrs JORDAN was a native and life-long resident of Urbana. She was a twin daughter of William and Alice BIDDLE SHEPARD. Mrs JORDAN was a member of the Urbana Church of the Epiphany. Survivors include her husband; five daughters, Mrs Donna JONES of Piqua, Mrs Doris RAWLINGS of Canton, Mrs Frances POTTER of Springfield, Mrs Patty MONTGOMERY of Jamestown, and Mrs Janet HARRELSON of Clinton, Mo.; two sisters, Mrs Minnie BAUMGARDNER of Urbana, her twin, and Mrs Esta BASHAM of Louisville, Ky; four brothers, Roy SHEPARD of Phoenix, Ariz, Ernest, Emerson, and Leo SHEPARD all of Urbana; and 12 grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Don A Neff funeral home where friends may call after 7 pm Monday.

FLOOK, ROUTZAHN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 14, 1957

Page 2. Mrs Lloyd FLOOK--Mrs Myra ROUTZAHN FLOOK, 70, of East Lansdowne, Pa, a former Springfield resident and teacher in the public schools here for 14 years, died at 9:30 pm Wednesday in her home. She was born March 8, 1887. Formerly a member of First Lutheran Church here, she was a member of the Lutheran Church at East Lansdowne. Her husband, Lloyd, survives. Her body will be returned to Springfield Sunday and will be taken to the Littleton funeral home. Last rites will be conducted at 1:30 pm Monday in the funeral home by the Rev Lawrence Rugh pastor of First Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

CAMP, OWEN, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 14, 1957

Page 2. Mrs Katherine SMITH, 29, of 103 Seever st, died at 7:45 pm Thursday in City Hospital where she had been a patient since Sept 6. She was a native of Fayette County and had resided in Springfield most of her life. Survivors are her husband, Virgil; one sister Mrs Marjorie CAMP of near South Charleston; and three brothers, Woodrow F, Elwood, and Samuel OWEN, all of Springfield. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

FOGARTY, LAUDERMILK, MARTIN, VOLLMER, WIEDEKE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 21, 1957

John J. VOLLMER, Sr., 46, of 1428 Maiden Lane, owner and operator of VOLLMER'S Café, 1216 West Main Street, died at 4:30 p.m. Sunday in Mercy Hospital following a brief illness. Mr. VOLLMER was admitted to the hospital on October 8. He was born on April 25, 1911, in Springfield, and was a son of Conrad J. and Anne FOGARTY VOLLMER. He had resided in Springfield throughout his life. Mr. VOLLMER was a member on St. Mary's Church and the Holy Name Society of that parish. He was a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 3737, and he was also a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of Springfield. His brother, Robert J., who was formerly associated with him in business, died five years ago. Survivors are his widow, Mary K.; one son, John J., Jr., a member of the United States Navy, stationed in Philadelphia; one brother, Harry J. of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs. Martha WIEDEKE, Mrs. Irene MARTIN, and Mrs. Angela LAUDERMILK, all of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home where friends may call from 3 p.m. Tuesday until 9 a.m. Thursday when requiem mass will be held in St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. The Holy Name Society of St. Mary's Church will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home to recite the rosary. The members of BPOE No. 51 will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday for services.

KARG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 21, 1957

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Bowlusville Evangelical United Brethren Church for Mrs. Mamie Katherine (Landis L.) KARG, 69, who died Saturday in her home on County Line Road, Urbana Route 4. The Rev. Roy Schultz will officiate at the last rites, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Terre Haute Council No. 238, Daughters of America, will conduct special services at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Littleton funeral home. The body will lie in state at the Bowlusville church for an hour preceding the funeral rites Tuesday. Friends may call at the funeral home until noon Tuesday.

CALLISON, CLARK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 23, 1957

Charles L.(uther) CALLISON, 85 a retired farmer, died at 6:30 am Wednesday in his residence, Springfield, Route 2.  A life resident of CLARK County, he was born Sept 14, 1872, a son of Milton and Mary Albright (Argabright) CALLISON. His wife, Anna, died in 1942. Surviving are several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call after 4pm Thursday. Services have been set for 1:30 pm friday, with Noah Hockman of the German Baptist Church in North Hampton, officiating. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery.

EUBANK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, November 1, 1957

Page 5. Mrs Edward EUBANK--Mrs Ann EUBANK, 25, of 2015 Charles st, wife of Edward EUBANK, died at 8:45 am Friday in City Hospital. She was admitted there Thursday evening. Mrs EUBANK was born Dec 24, 1931. Her body will be sent to the Reynolds funeral home in Wilmington.

ESTLE, HARMISON, SHEPARD, STOOPS, SUMMERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 14, 1957

James F. SUMMERS, 67, OF 1841 Norwood Avenue, proprietor of the Norwood Greenhouses, died suddenly in his home at 2 p.m. Wednesday. He was born in Ross County, November 23, 1889, a son of James and Isabel STOOP SUMMERS. Mr. SUMMERS had been a Springfield resident for the last 55 years. He was a member of the First Church of God. Survivors are his widow, Josephine; three sons, Francis, Quentin and J. Marvin, all of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Lou HARMISON and Mrs. Shirley Jean SHEPARD, both of Springfield; a half-sister, Mrs. Vernie ESTLE, Toledo; nine grandchildren; and one brother, J. W. SUMMERS of Springfield. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where last rites will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Harold Boyer, pastor of First Church of God, will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

ESPY, MURPHY, WEAD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 20, 1957

Page 6. Frederick M. MURPHY of 1552 Kenwood av., died at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at City Hospital following a lengthy illness. Until his retirement in 1947 he had been a chef at City Hospital for 17 years. He was born in Gordonsville, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. At one time Mr. MURPHY served as a page in the U. S. House of Representatives. Survivors include his widow, Glen; a son, Frank, both of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Mary WEAD, Springfield, and Mrs. Frances ESPY of Toledo; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Conroy funeral home where friends will be received after 2 p.m. Thursday Private services will be held in the funeral home 2 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Friends are requested to omit flowers.

MILLER, STICKLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 20, 1957

Page 6. Mrs. Lydia May MILLER, 63, of Fairborn, Route 1, the Snider rd. near Enon, died at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in her residence following an illness of 20 years. She had resided at the Snider rd. address 27 years. A native of Montgomery County, Mrs. MILLER leaves her husband, John M. MILLER; a daughter, Mrs. Martha STICKLE of near Dayton; three sons, J. Robert MILLER of Springfield, Raymond P. MILLER of Dayton and William L. MILLER of Enon, and 14 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at the Morris Sons funeral home, Fairborn, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday. Rites will be held there at 2 p.m. Friday by the Rev. Charles Scott of Enon. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery there.

CHROWL, LIBBEE, RUSSELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 20, 1957

Page 6. PIQUA - Funeral services for Robert W. RUSSELL, 48, who died Monday in his home here after a four-week illness, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in the J. C. Cron and Sons funeral home. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery ad friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Wednesday. Mr. RUSSELL leaves his widow, Katherine; five brothers, George of Wichita, Kan., Vinnedge of Fletcher, John of Springfield, Arthur and James of Piqua, and two sisters, Mrs. Marvel CHROWL and Mrs. Lee LIBBEE of Piqua.

DORROUGH, KISH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 20, 1957

Page 6. NEW CARLISLE - Mrs. Julia KISH, 4, died at 6 a.m. Wednesday in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Bruce DORROUGH of Union rd., Medway, Route 1. She had been residing with her daughter the last two weeks. Death followed a four-week illness. Mrs. KISH had resided in Dayton the last 40 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church there. Surviving in addition to her daughter are three grandchildren. Her body was brought here to Doom Memorial Home where friends may call after 4 p.m. Thursday. Services will be conducted in the funeral home at 2 p.m. Friday by the Rev. William Beard, pastor of Temple Baptist Church in Springfield. Burial will be in Bear Creek Cemetery, Trotwood, O.

VARVEL, WALTERS, WIKE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 20, 1957

Page 6. Mrs. Martha E. WALTERS, 86, of Springfield, Route 4, Husted rd., died n City Hospital at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday following several years of failing health. Mrs. WALTERS was born in Clark County, May 24, 1871, and had lived here all her life. She was the daughter of Nathan and Margaret VARVEL WILKE. She was a member of the Emery Chapel Methodist Church and the W.S.C.S. of that church. Survivors include one son, Clarence WALTERS of Dayton, four nieces and four nephews. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call after noon Thursday. Services have been set for 3 p.m. Friday with the Rev. C. Melvin Alkire, pastor of Emery Chapel, in charge. Burial will be in Glen Forest Cemetery, Yellow Springs.

CHANCE, COPES, FLACK, OVERHOLSER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 20, 1957

Page 6. Harold CHANCE, 53, an outpatient from Brown Veterans Hospital, Dayton, was found dead at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday in the rear of 818 W. Liberty st. Mr. CHANCE was born in Springfield December 13, 1900, the son of Elwood and Mattie COPES CHANCE. He had lived here most of his life. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include a son, Robert of Springfield; a daughter, Mrs. Leslie FLACK of Cambridge, O.; five grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Edna OVERHOLSER of Springfield. His body was taken to Richards Memorial Home.

MUSSELWHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, November 20, 1957

Page 6. Mrs. Mary WUSSELWHITE, 52, of 7 S. Lowry av., died at 11:10 p.m. Tuesday at City Hospital after an illness of several weeks. She was admitted to the hospital October 27. Her body was taken to Richards Memorial Home.

ALLISON, AULT, BROWN, DEHART, HUSTON, SCHUSTER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 21, 1957

Mrs. Ada AULT, 82, of 418 Linwood av., widow of Frank AULT, died at 5:45 a.m. Thursday in City Hospital. Death followed a six-month illness. Mrs. AULT was a member of Central Methodist Church and Violet Council No. 29, Daughters of America. A native Springfielder, she was born Feb. 2, 1875, a daughter of Samuel and Mary ALLISON BROWN. Her husband died in 1943. * Mrs. AULT was the last member of her immediate family. Surviving are three nieces, Mrs. Alton HUSTON of Yellow Springs, Mrs. Don SCHUSTER of Ada, O., and Mrs. Aultie AULT of Newark, N. J. and a brother-in-law, Henry DEHART of the Linwood address. The body was taken to Richards Memorial Home. Additional Information by submitter, Jane Martin Whitty (whittyfun@juno.com). Frank E. AULT died in 1940, not 1943. His obituary was published Sat., Nov. 23, 1940 and is included in the Clark Co, OH obituaries database.

ARGABRIGHT, LORTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, November 23, 1957

Page 10. Miss Ethel ARGABRIGHT, 64, of Wadsworth, a former Springfielder, died Thursday at 2 P.M. in a Wadsworth Hospital. Born in Lawrenceville, she was the daughter of Charles and Martha LORTON ARGABRIGHT. She had lived in Wadsworth for 25 years. She is survived by a number of cousins. Her body will arrive at the Littleton funeral home about noon Sunday. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday afternoon.


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