Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for August 1960 thru August 1961


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BOTKIN, GRIMM, HARTMAN, HINKLE, JONES, SHEETS, SIGLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 22, 1960

Mrs. Stella HINKLE. New Carlisle - Mrs. Stella HINKLE, 68, of 93 W. Clark st., North Hampton, died in her residence at 7 p.m. Sunday following a lengthy illness. Mrs. HINKLE, widow of George F. HINKLE who died in February 1952, was a member of the Liberty Pilgrim Holiness Church. She was born in Pike Township, Clark County, Dec. 22, 1891, the daughter of Samuel I. and Minnie BOTKIN SIGLER. Survivors are two sons Charles of Springfield, Route 3, and Samuel HINKLE of New Carlisle, Route 2; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth JONES of Bradford, O., and Mrs. Mildred HARTMAN of North Hampton; two brothers, Millard of New Carlisle, Route 2, and Charles SIGLER of New Carlisle, Route 3; a sister, Mrs. Wesley GRIMM of New Carlisle, Route 3; and 13 grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Trostel funeral home in New Carlisle. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Liberty Pilgrim Holiness Church near New Carlisle with Rev. M. L. Bogard officiating. Burial will be in the New Carlisle cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Tuesday and at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday. [More information from Jan Botkin Therkildsen, Therkild@aol.com: Her mother Minnie BOTKIN SIGLER died November 1958.]

GRIMES, MCCANDLES, MIKESELL, MOORE, TERRY, WHITEHEAD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 9, 1960

Services were conducted Friday for Mrs. Lela M. MCCANDLES, 59, of 240 1/2 South Greenmount av., who was found dead in her bed Thursday by a relative. Coroner Austin Richards said death was due to natural causes and the woman apparently died Sunday. She was born June 16, 1901, in South Charleston, the daughter of Edward and Zora GRIMES TERRY, and had lived in Springfield for 40 years. Her husband Clinton, died in 1950. Survivors include two foster both of Springfield; a foster daughter, Mrs. Evelyn MCFARLAND, also of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs. Sarah WHITEHEAD of Springfield, Mrs. Nellie MOORE, Lawrenceville, and Mrs. Raymond MIKESELL of Germantown, and a number of nieces and nephews. Mrs. MCCANDLES was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, the Violet Council of the Daughters of America, and the Women's Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home. Graveside services were conducted Friday at 2:30 p.m. by the Rev. Edward Barton of the First Church of the Nazarene in Rose Hill Cemetery.

DEAN, FROCK, HEIRONIMUS, KRIES, SLAGER, WALKER Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Friday, October 7, 1960

Using date of death for index. Mrs. Jessie L. WALKER FROCK, 95, a former Springfield resident, lately living with her son, Robert, at Cardington, O., died in her residence at 11:40 a.m. Friday following five years' illness. Mrs. FROCK, widow of Charles FROCK who died in 1937, had lived in Cardington about 12 years. She was born Nov. 11, 1864, in Clark County, the daughter of James H. and Mary DEAN WALKER. Surviving her, in addition to her son, are a brother, Ben WALKER of London, O.: four sisters, Mrs. Alice SLAGER of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Nellie HEIRONIMUS of Sedalia, O., Mrs. Ethel KRIES of Huson, Mont., and Miss Clara WALKER of Lakewood, O.; and a number of nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Curl funeral home in Cardington where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Jerry Butcher officiating. Burial will be in the South Vienna cemetery. Lynn Frock, lmfrock@one.net.

NEFF Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, October 25, 1960

 John M. Neff, 88 of Lower Valley pk., Medway, Rural Route 1, died at 3 a.m. Tuesday at his residence, following a long illness. Mr. Neff was born Sept. 14, 1872, in Clark County. He was a retired farmer and cabinet maker. Mr. Neff was a member of the Olive Branch Grange, and the Medway Methodist Church. Survivors include a son, Robert G. of Medway, and David of Urbana; and three grandchildren. His body was taken to the Morris Sons Funeral home in Fairborn, where friends may call from 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home, with the Rev. Edwin Myers, officiating. Burial will be in the Medway Cemetery.

BYERMAN, CARNEY, HAYS, LAUDERMAN, LIZZA, RUMMELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, October 27, 1960

Page 6. Mrs. W. P. Byerman. Mrs. Della M. BYERMAN, 80, of 203 W. Perrin Av., died at 8:45 a.m., Thursday in City Hospital following a three month illness. Mrs. BYERMAN was born Feb. 15, 1880, in Millville, the daughter of Charles A. and Mary LAUDERMAN RUMMEL. She was a resident of Springfield the last 65 years. She was a member of the Second Lutheran Church, Home City Chapter of the Order of Easter star, and the Modern Temple Pythian Sisters. Mrs. BYERMAN was preceded in death in 1950 by her husband, W.P. BYERMAN. Survivors include three nieces, Mrs. Martha CARNEY, Mrs. Jo Ann LIZZA, and Mrs. Dorothy HAYS, all of Springfield, and a nephew, Paul R. RUMMELL, of Madison, Miss. Her body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home.

BEEMER, FRANK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, October 31, 1960

Wilbur M. BEEMER, 69, of 138 Fremont av., died at 7:50 a.m. Monday in City hospital, following several years of failing health. Mr. BEEMER was born June 29, 1891, Springfield, the son of William Burr and Ella FRANK BEEMER. He was owner and operator of a grocery and lunchroom, 1619 Clifton av., fo a number of years and later was a guard at the Champion Chemical Co. plant until retirement. Mr. BEEMER was a member of the Third Church of God, Red Star Lodge No. 205, Knights of Pythias, and Local 148 International Association of Machinists of the Champion Chemical Co. Survivors include several sousins. His body was taken to Littleton funeral home. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.

CREACHBAUM, CRIN, MCDANIEL, WILSON Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Tuesday, November 1, 1960

Mrs. John B. MCDANIEL. Mrs. Eva WILSON MCDANIEL, 54, of Miami, Fla, a former Springfield resident, died Sunday afternoon in Miami. She was the wife of John B. MCDANIEL. A native of the Springfield area, Mrs. MCDANIEL left here to live in Miami 14 years ago. Survivors, in addition to her husband, include two sons, LeRoy WILSON of Springfield, and Maj. Robert WILSON, of Aiken, and three daughters, Mrs. Norma CREACHBAUM of Springfield, Mrs. Nancy CRIN of Los Angeles, Calif., and Miss Linda MCDANIEL of Miami. Funeral services and burial will be Wednesday in Miami.

MILLER, MILLS Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Tuesday, November 1, 1960

Richard F. MILLS, 53, of 711 Eastmoor dr., died at 9:15 p.m., Monday in Mercy Hospital where he had been admitted 15 minutes earlier. A clerk in the AMC division of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Mr. MILLS was a member of the Covenant Presbyterian Church and St. Andrew's Lodge No 619, F. and A.M. He was born in Springfield March 27, 1907, the son of Frank H. an Cora B. MILLER MILLS. Surviving Mr. MILLS is his widow, Lily; a daughter, Marilyn Kay, at home; a son, Robert of Denver, Colo.; three brothers, Charles J. of Parsons, Kans.., Robert H. and Frank H., both of Springfield. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.

BATCH, BURA, EBERLE, GIEROK, TRACY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, November 11, 1960

Mrs. Eleanore F. EBERLE, 48, of 522 W. Main Street, died in Springfield City Hospital at 11:45 a.m. Thursday following five years of illness. Mrs. EBERLE, formerly a Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. employee, was a Springfield resident for 27 years. She was born march 9, 1912, in Chicago, the daughter of Benedict and Florence GIEROK BURA. She attended the Grace United Church of Christ. Survivors are her husband, John L. EBERLE; a son, Robert Glen TRACY, of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Glen BATCH of Elmhurst, Ill., and one grandchild. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call after noon Saturday. Services will be held in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Monday with the Rev. E.E. Koepp, pastor of the Grace United Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

MCWILLIAMS, QUIRK, SPANGENBERGER, TRIEB Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, November 11, 1960

Mrs. Mary A. QUIRK, 76, of 1569 East Main Street, died in Mercycrest about noon Thursday. Mrs. QUIRK, a native and life-long resident of Springfield, was born February 13, 1884, the daughter of John and Margaret SPANGENBERGER. She was a member of the St. Bernard Church. Her husband, John, died in November, 1950; a son, Arthur died in May, 1949; and a daughter, Mrs. Helen TRIEV, died in May, 1960. Survivors are a son, John F. QUIRK of Springfield; a daughter, Mrs. Marquerite MCWILLIAMS of Detroit, Mich.; and six grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Conroy funeral home where friends may call after 7 p.m. Saturday. Services will be in the St. Bernard Church at 9 a.m. Monday, and burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

REED Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 17, 1960

Services for Mrs. Elsie REED, 29, of 114 Walnut Street, who died at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday in City Hospital, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Richards Memorial Home. Friends may call from 7 p.m. Thursday until time of services. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery, Jackson, Ohio. She was the wife of Harold A. REED.

CRIST, EDWARDS, VOORHES, WHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 17, 1960

William A. WHITE, 79, formerly of 1331 Amherst Road, died Monday at 1:05 p.m. in Mercy Hospital. His death was unexpected. Mr. White, for 35 years a resident of Springfield, was a retired real estate broker. His wife, Blanche M. WHITE, died January 15, 1957. He was born July 20, 1881 in Ross County, the son of Charles and Mary VOORHES WHITE. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. V. E. CRIST of Springfield, and Mrs. David EDWARDS of Sarasota, Fla.; a grandson; and a brother, Troy H. WHITE of Circleville. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Friday with Dr. Roland G. Carter of Central Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BRUGGER, KLEIMAN, PAPPERT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 17, 1960

Charles O. BRUGGER, 57, of 1702 Warder Street, died unexpectedly at 11:40 p.m. Wednesday in his home. Mr. BRUGGER was born in Springfield, November 3, 1903, the son of George and Helen PAPPERT BRUGGER and resided in Springfield all his life. He was employed as car inspector for the D.T. and I. Railroad for more than 35 years and retired 18 months ago. He was a member of St. Bernard Church, the Holy Name Society and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Survivors include his widow, Isabelle; three sons, Dennis, Donald and David of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Katherine KLEIMAN of Xenia and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Conroy funeral home after 7 p.m. Thursday. Requiem High mass will be conducted at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

BUCK, MOONEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 11, 1960

Thomas A. BUCK, 86, of 329 W. Washington st., was found dead in his home at 9 a.m. Saturday. He was born July 4, 1874, in County Waterford, Ireland, and came here in his youth. Most of his life was spent in Madison and Clark Counties. His parents were Michael J. and Catherine MOONEY BUCK. A retired railroader, he was a member of St. Raphael Church and its Holy Name Society. Survivors include a cousin, Mrs. Margaret MOONEY, Springfield, and a number of nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Monday. A requiem high mass will be sung at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, London, O.

EVILSIZOR, NITCHMAN, NIXON, ROACH, RUNYAN, SINCLAIR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 23, 1960

Page 4. Mrs Lola Dell ROACH , 77, of Springfield, Route 2, died at 10 a.m. Friday in Mercy Hospital. She had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill for five days. She was born June 14, 1883, the daughter of Thomas and Rosa (EVILSIZOR) NITCHMAN. She had attended the Lawrenceville United Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, Jesse; one son Everett of Springfield, Route 2; two sisters, Mrs Susie NIXON of St Paris and Mrs Mary RUNYAN of Westville; three grandchildren, Linda and Larry SINCLAIR of New Carlisle, Route 2, and Karen ROACH of Springfield, Route 2 and several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Mildred SINCLAIR preceded her in death in 1957. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.

BAKER, HACKNEY, REYNOLDS, STRONG, TUCKER, WITT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 26, 1960

George Walter STRONG, 67, of 801 Victory rd., former Clark County Jersey cattle breeder, died at 8:15 a.m. Sunday in the Stevens Nursing Home where he had been a patient for four weeks. Mr. STRONG was born on a farm on Victory rd., and lived there his entire life. After being educated in Clark County schools, he became the first graduate of the agricultural school at Ohio Northern University. The agricultural school is no longer in existence. He had been in failing health for three months. Born on May 31, 1893, he was a son of William and Rosa TUCKER STRONG. He was a member of Rockway Lutheran Church and held membership in the Clark County Jersey Cattle Club. After being in the Jersey cattle business for many years, Mr. STRONG pursued general farming in more recent years. Survivors are his widow, Elizabeth REYNOLDS STRONG; three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy BAKER of Enon, Mrs. Edna WITT of Hickam Air Force Base, Honolulu, Hawaii and Mrs. Thelma HACKNEY of Montgomery, Ala. His body was taken to the Woods funeral home where friends may call after noon Tuesday. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home, the Rev. Dr. A. T. Kantonen officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

KOHLER, MARTIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 26, 1960

Miss Agnes KOHLER, 92, formerly of 122 N. Spring st., died at 9:15 a.m. Sunday in the Stevens Nursing Home. Born on Dec. 27, 1873, in Johnstown, Pa., Miss KOHLER resided in Springfield most of her life. She was a daughter of George and Dorothea MARTIN KOHLER. She was a member of St. Bernard Church. Survivors are several nieces and nephews. A brother, Louis J. KOHLER, died two years ago. Her body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home where friends may call after 2 p.m. Monday. Requiem high mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

BRIEN, DUNIGAN, HILL, IIAMS, NESS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 26, 1960

Mrs. Mabel E. DUNIGAN, 51, of 421 Linden av., died at 6:30 a.m. Sunday in City Hospital following 15 months' illness. Mrs. DUNIGAN, a former employee of the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co., was a native and life-long resident of Springfield. She was born Sept. 9, 1909, the daughter of Sidney and Mary NESS HILL. Her survivors other than her husband, Cecil, are two sisters, Mrs. Bessie O'BRIEN of Springfield and Mrs. Mary IIAMS of Dayton, and a number of nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to Richards Memorial Home.

COCHRAN, DAVIS, SHANNON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 30, 1960

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EDGAR, GRAY, HARRIFF, MITMAN, MOON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 30, 1960

Page 6. Mrs. Charles HARRIFF. Crystal Lakes - Mrs. Ruth Lorena HARRIFF, 68, of 8 Juniper dr., Crystal Lakes, Medway, Route 1, died in Grand view Hospital, Dayton, at 2:45 p.m. Thursday following one week's hospitalization. Mrs. HARRIFF, a native of Greene County, was born Jan .16, 1892, the daughter of John F. and Jermima MOON MITMAN. She was a resident of the Medway area for many years. Survivors are her husband, Charles; two daughters, Mrs. Larry D. EDGAR of Dayton and Mrs. Martha GRAY of Medway; a brother Roger MITMAN of Dayton; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Trostel funeral home in New Carlisle.......(rest of obit cut off).

CARNEY, GARRY, HIRSCH, LENOX Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 30, 1960

Miss Emma L. LENOX, 73, of E. Euclid av., died in Mercy Hospital at 5:15p.m. Thursday following a brief illness. Miss LENOX, a resident of Springfield most of her life, was a member of St. Joseph Church and the Catholic Ladies of Columbia Council, 56, serving as secretary until November this year. She was also a member of the Altar and Rosary Society. Miss LENOX was born in Chillicothe, may 22, 1887, the daughter of James and Rachael CARNEY LENOX. She worked for the International Harvester Co until 1938. Survivors are a brother, John A. LENOX; four sisters, Miss Legora LENOX, Miss Eve LENOX, Mrs. Margaret GARRY and Mrs. Lucy HIRSCH; and a number of nieces and nephews, all of Springfield. Her body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home where friends may call after 2 p.m. Saturday. Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. The Joseph and Mary guild will meet in the funeral home at 3:30 p.m. Sunday for services and the Catholic Ladies of Columbia No. 56 will meet for services in the funeral home at 7:45 p.m. Sunday.

DUANE, HARRIS, MARKLEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 30, 1960

William J. DUANE, 44, of 1700 Woodward av., died at 6:30 a.m. Friday in his residence following two years of failing health. He was born July 20, 1916, in Springfield, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William F. FUANE. He was a lifelong resident of Springfield, and prior to his illness had been a machinist for Robbins and Myers, Inc. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He is survived by his widow, Ruth; two daughters, Sandra and Kathie; two sons, William and Douglas, all at home; his mother, Mrs. William F. DUANE of Springfield; three brothers, Victor, Marne and George, and two sisters, Mrs. Willard HARRIS and Mrs. Donald Markley, all of Springfield. His body was taken to Jackson, Lytle funeral home.

AMATO, COLLINS, DIEHL, KELLEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 30, 1960

James Kelley, 61, of 908 Cedar st., died at 4 a.m. Friday in city hospital where he had been admitted December 8. He was born January 18, 1899, in Springfield the son of James and Margaret COLLINS KELLY. He was a lifelong resident of Springfield, a veteran of World War I and a member of St. Mary's Church. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Mary DIEHL and Mrs. Margaret AMATO, both of Springfield. His body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home where friends may call after 7 p.m. Saturday. Requiem High Mass will be sung at 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

DUDLEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 5, 1961

Otis DUDLEY, 80, of Batavia, a former Springfield resident, died at 4:30p.m. Wednesday in his residence. Survivors include two sons, Roger of Bataviaand Jack of Middletown and seven grandsons. A brother, Roy B. of Springfield, preceded him in death in 1957. His body was taken to the Moore funeral home in Batavia where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Bativia Cemetery. Note from the family: Roger DUDLEY died in 1978. His three sons are still living. He also has 2 grandsons and a granddaughter. Jack DUDLEY is still living, as are his four sons, 4 granddaughters, one grandson and one great-grandson.

DAY, LINTHWAITE, ZIMMERMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 8, 1961

Page 8. William J. DAY, a former Springfielder, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died at 3:30 p.m. Monday in his residence. He was 85 years old. A retired machinist, he was employed by the National Supply Co. and the Robbins and Myers, Inc. He has lived in Florida for the past nine years. Mr. DAY, a veteran of the Spanish War, served in Company B of the 3rd Regiment, O. V. I; and in the Keifer Command No. 3, serving twice as its commander. He was a member of the First United Church of Christ in Springfield; Clark Lodge, No. 101, F. and A. M.; Home City Chapter No. 258, O.E.S. Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Mary E. Day; three step-sons, Karl C.. of Springfield, Richard H. of Columbus and Louis E. Zimmerman of Loveland, O; a half-sister, Mrs. Emma Linthwaite of Columbus; and four step-grandchildren. His body will be brought to the Woods funeral home Friday. Services will be held there at 3 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Murphy of First United Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Clark Lodge, No 101 will hold services in the funeral home at 7 p.m. Firday.

GLADFELTER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 8, 1961

Page 8. The Rev. Carl S. GLADFELTER, 70, of Vandalia died at 1 p.m., Tuesday in Miami Valley Hospital following an illness of two years. He was born April 9, 1890, in Springfield. The Rev.Mr. Gladfelter was a graduate of Wittenberg College, Class of 1911 and a graduate of Xenia Theological Seminary. He had been retired for the past three years and had served as pastor of Zion Wakefield Lutheran Church of Greenville,O. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church of.... (rest of obit cut off)

BOERGER, GOEKE, LUBBERS, SOMERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 6, 1961

Mrs. Gertrude A. SOMERS, 66, of 806 West Pleasant Street, died at 3:15 a.m. Sunday in Mercy Hospital following six months illness. She was admitted to the hospital Saturday evening. Mrs. SOMERS was a member of St. Mary Church, the Altar and Rosary Sodality of the church and the Joseph and Mary Guild of Mercy Hospital. She was born in Springfield, where she lived all her life, April 23, 1894, the daughter of Joseph B. and Emma GOEKE BOERGER. Her husband, Charles P. SOMERS, Sr., died September 17, 1930. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Mary) LUBBERS of Springfield; two sons, Charles P. ad John E. SOMERS, of Dayton; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Her body was taken to the Conroy funeral home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Requiem high mass will be sung at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary Church and burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. St. Bernard Sewing Guild of Mercy Hospital will hold services in the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, and the St. Mary Altar and Rosary Sodality services will be held in the funeral home at 8 p.m. Tuesday. The Joseph and Mary Guild is to hold services at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

ANDERTON, BRAUN, ESTEP, MCCOY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 6, 1961

Sylvester ESTEP, 84, of 614 Villa Road, died at 5:10 a.m. Sunday in City Hospital following five weeks of illness. Mr. ESTEP was a retired employee of the Robins and Myers, Inc., and later of the Fugate and Girton Driveaway Co. A Springfield resident for 60 years, Mr. ESTEP was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene. He was born in Lawrence County, Ohio, June 4, 1876, the son of Manderville and Hettie Ann ANDERTON ESTEP. Survivors are two daughters of Springfield, Mrs. Ruth Edna BRAUN and Mrs. Mildred MCCOY; two sons, Orville of Springfield and Frank of California; three brothers, Lester of Oak Harbor, Ohio, Ray of Miamisburg and Daniel of Arkansas; 11 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from 7 p.m. Monday until services at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Burial is to be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

EVANS, GREEN, WARREN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, March 6, 1961

James W. WARREN, 76, of 904 Harrison Street, died in City Hospital at 8:20 p.m. Sunday. Mr. WARREN was a retired employee of the Bauer Bros. Co. He was born November 25, 1884, in Lima, Oho, a son of James and Irene WARREN. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy GREEN, Mrs. Geneva EVANS and Mrs. Catherine EVANS, all of Springfield; four sons, John, Floyd, Donald and Elwood J., all of Springfield; one brother, Leroy; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter funeral home where friends may call from noon Wednesday until services at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Howard Crochran of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

ALLEN, GAIER, LENTZ Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, April 27, 1961

Theodore F. GAIER, 56, of 1560 Rutland Avenue, died unexpectedly in his residence at 6:15 a.m. Thursday, apparently from a heart attack. He had returned home from City Hospital Monday after undergoing treatment for a heat condition. He had been a patient nearly a month after suffering a heart attack, and had been returned home once before but was taken back to the hospital after a relapse. He was born December 12, 1904, in Springfield, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore GAIER. He was an employee of the Bauer Brothers Co. and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and Local 500, UAW-CIO. Survivors include his widow, Lucille V.; his parents; two sisters, Mrs. Catherine ALLEN of Springfield and Mrs. Rose LENTZ of Loveland, O.; five brothers, Henry of South Gate, Calif., William of Gardenia, Calif., Robert of Las Vegas, New., Eugene and Leo of Springfield, several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Raymond Garrett of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Rosehill Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Saturday.

CIRCLE, LYONS, MORRISON, PERKINS, SWANTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, April 27, 1961

C. Floyd MORRISON, 73, of 525 West Main Street, died at 10 p.m. Wednesday in Mercy Hospital. He had been in failing health for the last eight months and seriously ill for one week. He was born August 2, 1887, in Oil City, Pa., a son of William and Anna MORRISON. He had resided in Springfield for the last 60 years and was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. He had been a tailor. Survivors include his wife, Blanche; one son, Herbert W. of Lincoln Park, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. George SWANTON of Springfield and Mrs. Arthur PERKINS of St. Petersburg, Fla.; three grandchildren, Mrs. Martha LYONS of Orlando, Fla., James MORRISON of Saginaw, Mich.; Elizabeth Kay CIRCLE of Springfield; two great-grandchildren and one step-daughter, Mrs. Emily CIRCLE of Springfield. His body was taken to the Richards memorial Home.

HANNAH, PETERS, SAHM, SNELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 16, 1961

Miss Alice SNELL, 59, a former Springfield resident, of 49 N. Smithville Rd., Dayton, died Saturday in Albany Hospital, Albany, N.Y. She was born September 9, 1902, in Springfield, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adam SNELL. Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Ruth SAHM and Mrs. Edna "Peggy" PETERS, both of Dayton, and Mrs. Dorothy HANNAH; five brothers, Harry, Charles, Clarence, Paul and Arthur. Her body was taken to the Morris Son funeral home in Dayton where friends may call from 4 to 9 pm Wednesday. Services will be held at 2 pm Thursday in the funeral home. Burial is to be in New Carlisle Cemetery. Submitted by Amber Bers840@aol.com

BURTON, CALLISON, MARTIN, SOUDERS, WAGLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 20, 1961

Page 3. Ira A. BURTON, 74, of 419 N. Race St., died at 1 A.M. Saturday in Mercy Hospital following a brief illness. He was born Sept. 15, 1886, in Clark County, a son of William and Clara Belle CALLISON BURTON and had been a life long resident of this area. He was a retired employee of the William Bayley Co. and a member of the First Church of the Brethren. Survivors include his wife, Ella; one daughter, Mrs. Betty WAGLE; three grandchildren, Victor, Martha and Lance; two brothers James and Joseph, all of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie SOUDERS of Springfield and Mrs. Elsie MARTIN of North Hampton. His body was taken to the Woods funeral home where friends may call from 7 P.M. Saturday until services at 2 P.M. Monday in the funeral home with the Rev. Otis Landis, officiating. Burial is to be in Vale Cemetery.

WHITACRE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 10, 1961

Dr. George D. WHITACRE - Funeral services for Dr. George D. WHITACRE, 82, of 1826 Lagonda av., are to be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Lagonda E. U. B. Church with the Rev. Gerald Geiger, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial is to be in Blanchester. His body is to lie in state in the church one hour prior to services. Dr. WHITACRE had been a resident of Springfield for 65 years and had practiced medicine his entire career of more than 50 years in Springfield. He retired in 1953. He died at 9:23 a.m. Friday in his residence following eight years of failing health. His body was taken to the Jackson-Lytle funeral home where friends may call from 7 p.m. Saturday until services.

CHAMPER, JARRELS, MILLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 10, 1961

Mrs. Benjamin JARRELS - Mrs. Maude B. JARRELS, 72, of 120 Neosha av., died at 6:15 a.m. Saturday in Mercy Hospital following a two week illness. She was born in 1888 in Geneva, Ind., a daughter of Johnathan and Julia CHAMPER. Survivors include her husband, Benjamin; one son, John, and one grandchild, all of Springfield, and one sister, Mrs. Mary MILLER of Bradenton, Fla. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.

BATH, MITCHELL, MORGAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 12, 1961

INFANT BATH Michael Joseph BATH, son of Mr. And Mrs. Joseph BATH, 4736 E. National rd., died at 2:30 a.m. Sunday in Mercy Hospital, eight hours after birth. Survivors, besides the parents are maternal grandparents, Mr. And Mrs. Ralph MORGAN of South Charleston, Route 1; paternal grandfather, Edwin J. BATH, U.S. Navy; Washington, D.C.; and the paternal grandmother, Mrs. Mildred MITCHELL, Enid, Okla. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Monday in Ferncliff Cemetery, the Rev. August L. Schneider, pastor of Fifth Lutheran Church, officiating. Arrangements were in charge of the Woods funeral home.

DOWNS, MARTIN, SMITH, STICKROD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 12, 1961

Pearl Edward STICKROD, 74, of 812 Rice st. died 6 a.m. Monday in his residence following an illness of six months. He was born Oct. 11, 1886 in Chillicothe, a son of Charles W. and Mattie DOWNS STICKROD. He had been a resident of Springfield for the past 60 years and was a former employee of the Champion Chemical Co. Survivors include his widow, Ollie MARTIN STICKROD; two daughters, Miss Dorothy STICKROD and Mrs. Ruth SMITH; one son, Earl, and three grandchildren; all of Springfield. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

PALLAGE, PERKINS, PRICE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 12, 1961

Mrs. Laura PALLAGE, 68, of the Ohio Masonic Home died at 5:40 a.m. Monday in Rickly Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 29, 1892 in South Bend, Ind. She entered the Masonic Home June 29, 1958, sponsored by Henry PERKINS Lodge No. 611, F. and A. M., Akron. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy PRICE and one son, Walter, both of Akron. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home to be sent to the Shlup funeral home in Akron for services and burial in Greenlawn Cemetery.

EVILSIZOR, FAULKNER, GENTIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 26, 1961

St. Paris - Mrs. Russell FAULKNER , 66, of St. Paris, Route 2, died in her residence at 11 a.m. Sunday following an 18-month illness. Mrs. FAULKNER, a native of Clark county, was born on March 30, 1895, a daughter of John W. and Amanda (GENTIS) EVILSIZOR . She was married to Russell FAULKNER in Urbana in 1917. A member of Terre Haute Methodist Church, Mrs. Faulkner had resided in Champaign County nearly all her life. She was a charter member of Daughters of America of Terre Haute. Survivors include her husband; one son, Paul of St. Paris, Route 1; one sister, Mrs. Alpha FAULKNER, Urbana, Route 4; three grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Baker funeral home in St. Paris, the Rev. Robert Lawrence, pastor of Terre Haute Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Terre Haute Cemetery. Daughters of America will conduct special services at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Monday

BENNETT, LAUCHARD, LEITSCHUH, RANDALL, SPANG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 2, 1961

Mrs. Rachel SPANG, 78, of 1704 Prospect av., died at 10L10 p.m. Saturday in City Hospital, where she was admitted several days ago. She had been seriously ill since October. Born October 24, 1882, in Jackson, O., she was the daughter of George and Rosetta RANDALL LAUCHARD, and resided in Springfield most of her life, where she held membership in St. Bernard Church. Her husband, Joseph, died in 1936. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Helen BENNETT, Marysville; 11 grandchildren, among them Mrs. Mary LEITSCHUH, with whom she made her home; a brother, John LAUCHARD, Dayton, and a member of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Conroy funeral home, where friends may call from 7 p.m. Sunday. A requiem high mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery

CLEAVELAND, COPE, MCENANEY, MILLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 8, 1961

Mrs. Katherine CLEAVELAND, 92, a resident of the IOOF Home for three years, died there at 4:15 a.m. Sunday after three years of failing health. Mrs. CLEAVELAND was the widow of Robert H. CLEAVELAND who died in 1932. She was a resident of Springfield for 67 years. Born in Davenport, Ia., on Jan. 21, 1869., she was the daughter of Joseph and Jane MILLER COPE. Mrs. CLEAVELAND was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. Other memberships included: Home City No. 258, Order of Eastern Star; Violet Council No. 29, Daughters of America; FidellaRebekah Lodge No. 12; Ladies Auxilliary of the Canton Occidental No. 21; Enola Council, No. 22, Degree of Pocahontas. Survivors are one daughter Mrs. Essie MCENANEY of Springfield; 13 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Jackson--Lytle funeral home where friends may call after 12 noon Monday. Ritualistic Rites will be held as follows: Violet Council , ?? of A, at 7 p.m. Monday; Fidella Rebekah Lodge and the Ladies Auxillary of the Canton at 7:30 p.m. Monday; Home City No. 258, OES, at 8 p.m. Monday and Enola Council at graveside. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Jackson--Lytle funeral home, the Rev. A. L. Anderson, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, officiating. burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

SLATTERY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 11, 1961

South Charleston - Miss Mary Catherine SLATTERY, 80, of South Charleston died about 7 p.m. in Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Miss SLATTERY was born in Madison County Jan. 10, 1881, and lived all her life in Madison and Clark Counties. She was a member of the St. Charles' Catholic Church, South Charleston. Survivors are five brothers, Edward of Norwood, Walter of Troy, Charles of London, O., and William and Jerry of South Charleston. Her body was taken to the Ingling funeral home in South Charleston. Services will be held in the St. Charles Church at 9 a.m. Saturday, and burial will be in the parish cemetery.

BURBA, DILLON, DUFFIELD, GRINDLE, LAWRENCE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 18, 1961

Mrs. Lorena GRINDLE DUFFIELD, 83, of the IOOF Home in Springfield, died there about 9:30 am Thursday. Widow of James DUFFIELD, she was a member of the Cedarville Methodist Church and the Cedarville Rebekah Lodge, No 825, IOOF. She was born in Yellow Springs, Nov. 22, 1877, the daughter of John and Ellen DILLON GRINDLE. A brother, Hugh, died previously. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Pauline BURBA of Grand Rapids, Mich.; a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Mabel LAWRENCE of Cedarville; and two brothers, Finley of Jamestown and Frank GRINDLE of Cedarville. Services will be held at 2 pm Saturday in the McMillan funeral home, and burial will be in Massie Creek Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 pm Friday.

BAUSMAN, CRAWMER, FULLER, MCNEAL, URICK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 18, 1961

Mrs. Lizzie Ann CRAWMER, 80, of the Belle Manor Nursing Home in New Carlisle, died in Mercy Hospital here at 1:30 pm Thursday. She had been admitted to the hospital two hours previous to her death. A native of Elizabeth Township, Miami County, Mrs. CRAWNER was born Jan. 25, 1881, the daughter of George and Harriet BAUSMAN McNEAL, and had lived in Miami County until she entered the nursing home two years ago. She was a member of the Cove Springs Congregational Christian Church. She is survived by two children, Mrs. Raymond (Chella) FULLER of New Carlisle, Route 2; and Marvin of Troy; a sister, Mrs. Mary URICK of Troy; a brother, Ross McNEAL of Troy; three grandchildren. Services will be held Sunday at 2 pm in the Doom Memorial Home in New Carlisle, the Rev. C.L. KIRSCHNER officiating. Burial will be in Casstown Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Saturday and until time of services Sunday.

COOK, HALL, MCCRORY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 24, 1961

Page 10. Charles G COOK, 89, of the Masonic Home, died at 6:05 am Thursday in Rickly Memorial Hospital. Mr COOK was born Jan 10, 1872 in Forest, O. He and his wife, Minnie, entered the Masonic Home, Sept 25, 1853, sponsored by Barton Smith Lodge No 613 F and A M of Toledo. Survivors include a niece, Mrs Edwin MCCRORY of Toledo and a nephew, Daniel HALL of Marion. His wife preceded him in death in December, 1960. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral home. Services will be held at 10:?0 am Saturday in Rickly Auditorium with the Rev Peter B Menke, associate pastor of St John's Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Masonic Home Cemetery.

BAGLEY, HOOVER, KELLER, KHOLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 24, 1961

Page 10. Mrs Charles S HOOVER. Mrs Mary E (Bess) HOOVER, 61, OF 2651 E Main st, died at 5:15 am Thursday in the home of her daughter, Mrs Jean BAGLEY of 1853 Aberdeen av, Columbus. Mrs HOOVER was born April 03, 1900 in Springfield, a daughter of Lewis and Rose KHOLER KELLER. She was a member of St Raphael Church. Survivors besides her daughter, include her husband, Charles S; two sons, Thomas and Richard, both of Springfield; three brothers, Louis, Robert and Edward KELLER, all of Springfield; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Her body was brought to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home where friends may call after 3 pm Saturday. Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9 am Monday in St Raphael Church. Burial is to be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

PENWELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 24, 1961

Page 10. Grover C PENWELL, 72, of 1676 Catawba av, died at 10:30 am Thursday in his residence. He had been in failing health for the past several years. Mr PENWELL was born Dec 12, 1888, in Bainbridge. He was a retired farmer and a veteran of World War I. He had been a resident of Springfield for the last 25 years. His wife, Mary M, preceded him in death April 08, 1945. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral home.


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