Page 4. Services for Mrs Lenna E MOEHRING , 64 of Downey, Calif, a native of Clark County, will be held in the Crons funeral home in Piqua at 1:30 p.m. Friday, and burial will be in the Piqua Cemetery. Mrs Moehring died in the Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey, where she had been a patient for five years. She was born March 4, 1898 the daughter of Clara (BAKER) and Samuel EVILSIZOR . Survivors are her mother, Mrs Evilsizor, of Tipp City; a daughter, Mrs Ruth HOUSER Mor Sabina, Ohio; a son Gerald O'MALLEY of Auburn, Calif; four grandchildren, one great grandchild and three sisters, Mrs Nellie ZIRKLE of Troy, Mrs Edna BARGER of Springfield and Mrs Mary HOUSER of Tipp City. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon Thursday until the services.
Ray DORIUS. Word was received in Springfield Thursday of the death Tuesday of Ray Dorius, 59, of Sherman Oaks, Calif. Mr Dorius was the husband of the late Christine EVILSIZOR , a former Springfield resident. Services will be held in Glendale, Calif and burial will be in Salt lake City, Utah.
Catherine B. HERDMAN, 1317 Clifton av., died in City Hospital at 4:30 pm Saturday. She was born in Pike County, the daughter of John and Martha WALLS TREAT. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors are a son, William A, of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs John (Hazel) WASHBURN, of Springfield, and Mrs Robert (Faun) MCDONALD, of London, Route 3, and several grandchildren. The body was removed to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call from 4 to 9 pm Sunday and 7 to 9 pm Monday. Services will be held in the funeral home at 10 am Tuesday, in charge of the Rev Lester P Taylor. Burial will be made in Gardner Cemetery, Pike County.
Miss Alverta A. WILSON, of 10 W. Possum Rd, died in Rest Haven Nursing Home, 1301 S. Limestone St, at 1 pm Monday following an illness of two years. She had made her home with her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Russell E. AGLE. Miss Willson was born in Springfield and was a lifelong resident of the community. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church. Besides the sister, only survivors are a nephew, Don W. AGLE of Springfield, and a niece, Mrs. Dorothy BORROR of Piqua. Her body was taken to the Jackson Lytle Funeral Home where the Rev. Lawrence T. RUGH, pastor of the First Lutheran Church will conduct services at 10:30 am Thursday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call 7 to 9 pm Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.
Services for Mrs. Winston MAYNARD, 38, of 4652 W. National Rd, who died Sunday night in the Clark County Tuberculosis Sanatorium after an illness of nine months, will be held at 10 am Wednesday at the Littleton Funeral Home with the Rev R.A. MAUGANS, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church officiating. Friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Tuesday at the funeral home and burial will be in Newcomers Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Society.
Word was received in Springfield Tuesday of the death of Thomas P. MUSTAR, 86, of Oak Hill, O. Mr. MUSTAR died Monday in his residence. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Leona SHAW of Springfield, two sons, Robert Gilbert of Oak Hill and Dewey of Springfield and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. A son, Ralph, preceded him in death. The body was taken to the Kuhner funeral home in Oak Hill where services will be held at 2 pm Thursday with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs Mellia A DAVIS, 75, who resided with a daughter, Mrs Betty DOBBINS of 1111 Olive St, died at 1:05 am Wednesday in Mercy Hospital after several months of failing health. Mrs DAVIS was born Aug 4, 1886, in Perry County, OH, a daughter of Martin and Lucinda KING WALPOLE. She attended the Highlands Community Church and was a member of Home City Council No 27 Daughters of America and Rebekah Lodge, Star of the East Council No 339. Survivors include two other daughters, Mrs Polly ERWIN of Springfield and Mrs Emma Lou SANGER of Bidwell; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Her husband, Charles L, preceded her in death in 1951. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call after 7pm Thursday. Services will be held at 9:30 am Saturday in the funeral home with the Rev John E Kingsbury Jr, pastor of Highlands Community Church, officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Caroline E SAND, 92, died at 10:15 pm Tuesday at Rickly Memorial Hospital, Ohio Masonic Home, where she was admitted Aug 29, 1958, sponsered by the Yeatman Lodge No 162, F and AM, of Cincinnati. She was born in Newport, KY, Feb 22, 1870, and is survived by one son, Charles H SAND of Cincinnati. Her body was taken to Richards Memorial Home and will be sent to Mack Johnson funeral home, Cincinnati. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery in Cincinnati.
Mrs. Helen E RUDY, 63, died at 9:35 pm Tuesday in Rickly Memorial Hospital of Ohio Masonic Home. She was admitted to the home Feb 10, 1955, sponsored by Fort Amanda Lodge No 706, F and AM at Lima. Her husband, Ned, of Lima, survives. The body has been taken to the Clarence Riggen Funeral home in DeGraff for services. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Lima.
Mrs. Cora M. SHAEFFER, 84, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 6 a.m. Tuesday in Rickly Memorial Hospital. Mrs. SHAEFFER was born June 15, 1878, in Glouster, O. She entered the home Jan. 9, sponsored by Alturas Lodge No. 537, F. and A. M. of Millersport. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy CHAFFEE of Millersport. Her body was taken to the Wise funeral home in Lancaster for services. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill United Brethern Cemetery in Lancaster.
London, O.--R. Neil ARDREY, 54, London, businessman and civic leader, died at 7 a.m. Monday in University Hospital, Columbus, after a long illness. For 29 years, he had operated an automobile agency in London. Mr. ARDREY was a past president of London Rotary Club, a past president of the London Country Club and a past president of the London Shrine Club. At his death he was serving as president of the Madison County Automobile Dealers Association. The civic and fraternal leader was a member of the London Methodist Church, Chandler Lodge, F. and A. M., and Willis Commandery, Knights Templar. He was born in Mt. Perry, O., Aug. 17, 1907, and came to London in 1928. Survivors include his widow, Mary Ellen; two sons, Jerry and Gregory, both of London; three sisters, Mrs. Olive NOLAND of Nashport, Mrs. Mary GLENNON of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Mrs. Carrie PALMER of Miami, Fla.; and one brother, Roland ARDREY of Zanesville. His body was brought to the Lukens funeral home, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday by the Rev. Leonard Mann, pastor of the London Methodist Church, assisted by the Rev. Arthur Shenefelt, a former pastor of the church. Burial will be in Kirkwood Cemetery, here. Willis Commandery will conduct ritualistic services in the funeral home at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Donnelsville--Homer N. SHELEY, 76, of Dayton, formerly of Clark County, died at 2 a.m. Tuesday in Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Mr. SHELEY was born March 30, 1886, in Jamestown, a son of Jasper and Emily GLASS SHELEY. He was a retired farmer and a member of Donnelsville Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Laura SHELEY; a son, Maurice of Donnelsville; a daughter, Mrs. James WALDRON of Springfield, and six grandchildren. His body was taken to the Trostel funeral home in New Carlisle where friends may call after 4 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Fred W. SHIREY, former pastor of Donnelsville Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Laura V. WHIPKEY, 75, of 210 E. Pleasant st. died at 9:20 a.m. Monday in City Hospital after a serious illness of two months. Born March 16, 1887, in Pike County, she was the daughter of George W. and Delila SIMMS DETTY. Mrs. WHIPKEY was a member of the Third Church of God and of the Mothers Club of the Lutheran Inner Mission. Her husband, James, preceded her in death in 1958. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Mary HARLEY of Columbus; two sons, Leo of Springfield and Roger of Washington C.H.; two sisters, Dolly JONES, of Columbus and Mrs. Betty COCKRILL of Springfield; two brothers, Van DETTY of Xenia and Harley DETTY of Cedarville; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The body was taken to Littleton funeral home where friends may call Wednesday evening until time of services at 10 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. Rev. Asa P. Cain, pastor of the Third Church of God, will officiate at the rites. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Jeffersonville.
Leroy S. SCOTT, 69, of 732 Mound st., died at 4:10 a.m. Friday in City Hospital. Mr. SCOTT was born Oct. 28, 1892, in Springfield, a son of George W. and Ida May BIRD SCOTT. He was a veteran of World War I and was employed as custodian of the Springfield Laundry Co. Survivors include his wife, Ethel Mae; a brother, Harry B. MORRIS of Springfield; a niece, Mrs. Mary THOMAS of Springfield, and a nephew, Charles E. BANKS. His body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter funeral home.
Mrs. Mina SCHEERSCHMIDT, 81, of 5081/2 South Limestone st., died unexpectedly at 9 am Monday in her residence. Mrs. SCHEERSCHMIDT was born in Covington Oct 20,1880, a daughter of John and Rostta YOUNCE SCHARDE. She resided in Springfield most of her life. She was associated with Edward Wren store for more than 45 years, retiring in 1946. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. Survivors include her husband Pete; two sons: Blair WOOLIE of Los Angles, California, Colonel Robert GILLESPIE of New Orleans, La.; one grandson, several great grandchildren and a number of nephews and nieces her body was taken to Conroy Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bertha W. ILIFF, 79, of the Ohio Masonic Home died in the Rickly Memorial Hospital at 6 p.m. Tuesday. She was born in Logan, O., April 25, 1883, and entered the Home Feb. 13, 1961. Mrs. ILIFF was sponsored by Vattler Lodge No. 386 F. and A. M. of Cincinnati. Her body was taken to the Woods funeral home from where it will be taken to the Stanley High funeral home in Cincinnati for services. Burial will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Park
Word has been received here of the death of Miss Gerry Lou DECK, 29, of Westerville, a former Springfield resident. A native of this city, she was born January 10, 1933, and was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George R. DECK who reside in Wilmington. She attended Springfield public schools and received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati. Miss DECK later attended Columbia University in New York City where she received a Master of Science degree in hospital administration. For two years she had been a nursing supervisor at University Hospital, Columbus. Her body was taken to Wilmington for funeral services and burial.
Page 3. Marcus M (Mark) MYERS, 67, of 377 S Arlington av, died at 9:50 pm Friday in City Hospital. Mr. MYERS was born Sept 6, 1895 in Lawrence County, a son of Joseph and Nancy FOX MYERS. A 45-year resident of Springfield he was a member of the Oakland Presbyterian Church, Clark Lodge No 101, F and A M, a member and past president of the Springfield Lions Club, former chairman and member of the board of trustees of Clark County Tuberculosis Sanatorium, Last Man's Club, member and past president of the Lawrence County Association, American Legion veteran of World War I, Former secretary of Clark County Republican Central and Executive Committee, former chairman and member of the board of supervisors of the Clark County Soil Conservation District former president and member of the Miami Valley Holstein Breeders Association. He was associated with the Fulmer Grocery CO for a number of years and also had an interest in the Myers and Barnhart farm, Springfield, Route 2. He retired several years ago. Survivors include his wife, Jennie; one daughter, Mrs. Eloise BARNHART, of near Springfield; two sons, mark MYERS of near Springfield and Paul MYERS of Fort Myers, Fla; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Alta PYLES of Cedarville; three brothers, Denver and Fletcher, both of Springfield, and Basil MYERS of Cable, and one stepbrother, Stacey LLOYD of South Vienna. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.
Page 3. Frank L HARRIS [Beginning is missing]...Friday, following a lengthy illness. Mr HARRIS was born in Toledo on Sept 28, 1889, a son of Ethan and Minerva MALLORY HARRIS. A Springfield resident from 1932 to 1956, he was employed by Nolte Brass Co for a number of years, and the Oliver Farm Equipment Manufacturing Co, from where he retired in 1956. He was a member of St. Joseph Church while a resident of this city. Survivors include his wife, Helen M, of Opa Locka, Fla; three sons, John L and Frank HARRIS both of Springfield, and Edward of Opa Locka; one daughter, Miss Helen E HARRIS of Opa Locka; one sister, Mrs. Delta WEBBER of Toledo; two brothers, Ethan of California, and Allan of Toledo; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild and a number of nieces and nephews. His body will be brought to the Conroy funeral home.
Page 3. Mrs. Jeanette Theresa KINDLE, 46, of 1064 Bechtle av, died at 6:25 am Saturday in City Hospital following five weeks of serious illness. Mrs. KINDLE was born Aug 6, 1916, a daughter of John E and Mary CRIST KINDLE. A lifetime resident of this city, she was a member of St Bernard Church. Survivors include her husband, Rodney W; two sons Kenneth Lee LOOS of Springfield and Ernest James LOOS of Palm City, Calif, two grandchildren, Linda and Leonard LOOS; one sister, Mary E TULL, and one nephew John C WILSON. Her body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home.
Page 3. Mrs. Eli (Lena) STOLZFUS, 58, native of nearby West Liberty, and a former teacher in the schools at Mingo, Mt Eaton, Dalton, and Wooster, O, died Friday in a hospital at Orrville, where she had moved from West Liberty in 1938. She was valedictorian of her West Liberty high school class, a graduate of Goshen College, Goshen, Ind, and did graduate work at the University of Akron and the University of Iowa. She is survived by her husband, four daughters, Rose STOLZFUS, Springfield, Mrs. Don MILLER, West Liberty, Misses Carl and Rowena STOLZFUS, at home; son John, Smithville, O, her mother, Mrs. J J SMUCKER, Elkhart, Ind; sisters, Mrs. Dale BIXLER, Elkhart, and Mrs. Dan GRISSO, Springfield; brothers, George SMUCKER, Winter Park, Fla; and Herman SMUCKER, Iowa City, Iowa, and two grandchildren. Services will be held Sunday at 2 pm at the Orrville Mennonite church, and Monday at Hostetter funeral home in West Liberty, at 2 pm. Burial will be in Oak Grove Mennonite Church Cemetery near West Liberty.
Mrs. Charlotte M. WHITE , 79, of the Bancroft Nursing Home, died there at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday following several years of failing health. She was the widow of Jesse WHITE . Mrs. WHITE was a native of Springfield, born Feb. 28, 1883, the daughter of Nicholas and Mary MILLER BEACH. She had resided here all her life and was a member of Central Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, Robert WHITE of Springfield, and William of Indian Lake; three daughters, Mrs. William HESS of Springfield, and Mrs. Carol CIRCLE and Mrs. Albert PRAEG, both of Dayton; three sisters, Mrs. Hall COMPTON, Mrs. Caroline SERVISS, and Miss Hilda BEACH, all of Springfield, and a brother, Karl, also of Springfield. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.
Thomas H. MCNAMARA, 69, of 1502 Ridgeway dr. died unexpectedly at 12:05 p.m. Friday in his residence. He was born May 1, 1893, in London, O., and had resided in Springfield most of his life. He was the son of James and Nora FRAHER MCNAMARA. He was a member of St. Raphael Church and the Holy Name Society there. Prior to his retirement in 1959 he had been employed by the Steel Products Engineering Division of Kelsey-Hayes Co. for 18 years. He was a veteran of World War I. Mr. MCNAMARA is survived by his widow, Ann; one brother, Joseph, and one niece, Miss Theresa MCNAMARA, both of Mishewaka, Mich. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenny funeral home where friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday. Solemn requiem high mass will be sung at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Raphael Church.
Mrs. Laura B. FRENCH, 91, died Sunday Nov. 11, 1962 in the home of a daughter Mrs. Ethel BOYER, 2223 N. Main St. Dayton, following several years of failing health and several weeks of serious illness. She was, born in Shelby County, March 3, 1871, the daughter of Thomas L. and Margaret MOORE SHROYER. She had been the oldest living member of the Brethren in Christ Church on Maiden Lane. Her husband, Martin Luther FRENCH preceded her in death in 1933 Mrs. FRENCH is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Ethel BOYER at whose residence she died, Mrs. Emma MERRIMAN and Mrs. Opel RINKER of Springfield and Mrs. Anna GRUBE of Vale Rd.; three sons, Clyde and Harold of Springfield and Orville of Lancaster, Calif., and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Minnie SHROYER of Springfield. The body was brought to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from 7 to 9: p.m. Monday and. 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Brethren in Christ Church where the body will lie in state one hour preceding services. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery. Submitted by Lorri French-Osborn LorriFrench@hotmail.com
Mrs. Amanda MATES, 66, formerly of 2525 Merritt St., died Saturday at 8:45 p.m. in the Chaney Rest Home. She had been in failing health for the past several years and seriously ill since she entered the rest home one year ago. She was born in Greenfield, August 14, 1896, the daughter of James and Sylvia NICELY and had resided in Springfield since 1927. In addition to her husband, Daniel, Mrs. MATES is survived by five sons, Paul HAYES, Calvin HAYES, and Clarence HAYES, all of Springfield, Orville HAYES of Superior, Ariz., and Earl HAYES of California; two daughters, Mrs. Catherine STRANGE and Mrs. Betty ROBERTS, both of Dayton; four sisters, Mrs. Marie WISE of Springfield, Mrs. Dorothy PATTERSON of Franklin, Mrs. Flora RHODES and Mrs. Osie McNEAL both of Greenfield; four brothers, Starley and Joyce KNISLEY of Greenfield and Herbert and Woodrow both of Bainbridge, 23 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild and a number of nephews and nieces. The body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman, Inc. funeral home where friends may call from 7 to 9 Monday. Services will be held in the funeral home at 1 p.m. Tuesday, with burial in Newcomer Cemetery.
Mrs. MALOWNEY Dies Following Month's Illness. Mrs. Rosalind E. MALOWNEY, 74, of 1604 Miracle Mile, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday in Mercy Hospital following a month's illness. Born in Springfield, Sept. 15, 1988, the daughter of Harry E. and Anna Biggins ODENBAUGH, she resided all her life in this community. She had been engaged in the real estate business here since 1924 and served as treasurer of George R. MALOWNEY, Inc. for many years. In 1938, this firm expanded into the building industry field. Mrs. Malowney was a member of St. Teresa's Church and the Altar and Rosary Sodality. Her husband, Charles R., predeceased her in death in 1923...
William (RAPER) Callison of Tonasket, former Wenatchee resident, died in the Tonasket hospital Tuesday, (January 5, 1963) He was a member of the Wenatchee Valley Church of the Brethern. Jones and Jones is in charge of arrangements. Funeral services for William R. CALLISON, 73, well-known pioneer resident of Wenatchee, will be held from the Church of the Brethern on Okanogan, Friday at 2:30 p.m.. Jay Eller will officiate and interment will be in the Evergreen Memorial Park cemetery. (East Wenatchee). The following old time friends will serve as casket bearers: S A SHOEMAKER, Ben NICKLES, Frank HERRICK, Harvey MILLER, Owen KINTNER and Ernest NEHR. The Woods Sister Trio will sing with Betty Barnhart at the organ. William R. CALLISON died in a Tonasket hospital Tuesday following a long illness. He had only moved to Tonasket two months ago. He was born on June 16th 1875, at Springfield, (Clark County) Ohio, and there he grew to manhood. He was married to Myrta J. BOLEN, of Springfield, Ohio at Towner, North Dakota in 1901. Mr CALLISON lived there until he came to Wenatchee in 1907, locating upon an orchard tract in East Wenatchee.. He was member of the Brethern Church, and for many years a member of the Brethern mens quartet. Surviving are his widow, Marta J.CALLSION, and four sons: Arthur of Tonasket. Wayne of Oroville, Rolland K of Franklin Grove, Ill;and Milton of Tacoma. One daughter Mrs. A(mos).B.(enjamin) PETERSs (Helen Eunice) of Omak: one brother Charles of Springfield Ohio, one sister Mrs Emma NAWMAN of Springfield, Ohio, 15 grandchildren, two great grandchildren. Two daughters proceeded him in death. Jones and Jones of Wenatchee is in charge of funeral arrangments. Rolland CALLISON arrived this morning from Ill to attend his fathers funeral.
Pg. 6. Leroy MERROW, 75, of 1404 N. Lowry av. died in Mercy Hospital at 6:15 p.m. Thursday. He was born in Ross County, Oct 2, 1887, and had resided in Clark County for more than 50 years. He was an employe of the White Diesel Engine Division of the White Motor Co. prior to his retirement in 1954 following 31 years of service. Mr. MERROW is survived by his widow, Leslie McDANIEL MERROW; one son, Carroll E. of Springfield, Route 2; three daughters, Mrs. Phyllis WARREN of Dialton, Mrs. Louise LORENTZ and Mrs. Margaret SMITH, both of Springfield; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home. Additional information by Submitter Sarah Lorentz firstname.lastname@example.org Paper spelled "employe" that way. The last name of Mrs. Margaret SMITH is really SCHMIDT.
Charles B HOBERTY , 85, of Springfield, Route 2, died in Mercy Hospital at 8:40 P.M. Sunday following one week of illness. He was born in Darke Co May 16, 1877 the son of Nicholas and Mary (BUCKLES) HOBERTY , and had resided in Clark and Champaign counties all his life. He was a retired farmer, but was well known in this area as a trainer, breeder and seller of harness horses, throughout the country. His wife Clara preceded him in death in 1951. Mr Hoberty is survived by one son, Clement L, of Springfield; three brothers, John of New Carlisle and Joseph and Lee of Springfield; 11 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. His body was taken to the Jackson-Lyle and Coffman funeral home where friends may call from 7 P.M. Tuesday until time of services at 1 P.M. Thursday by the Rev Jesse Hopper of Wilmington. Burial will be in Terre Haute Cemetery
Ralph Otto BOTKIN of Wooster, a native of Clark County who had been associated with the 4-H Club movement and the Farm Bureau here, died at Wooster at 5:45 a.m. Tuesday. He was 74. He had been in failing health for nine years. Mr. BOTKIN moved to Wooster from the North Hampton area in 1943. He was born in Pike Township September 20, 1888, a son of Leedom K. and Sarah BOTKIN. He was graduated from Lawrenceville High School in 1909. He was among the early members of the 4-H Club and had been a friend of the late A. B. Graham who is credited with founding the movement here in 1902. Mr. Botkin for about five years was manager of the Farm Bureau service department which maintained offices in the Clark County Courthouse. He also had been employed at the Ohio State Experiment Station at Wooster. Surviving are the widow, Helen; four sons, John, Roger and Frank of Wooster and Richard of Columbus; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Thurman HECK of New Carlisle, Route 2, and Mrs. Alva HOPKINS of Ocean City, N.J. and three brothers, Paul of Springfield, Route 2, Homer of East Liberty and Elden of North Hampton. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday I the McIntire Funeral Parlors, Wooster. [Note by submitter, Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.com: Ralph's mother's maiden name is Sarah BRUNER.]
Fred B. EVANS, 73, of Owensboro, Ky., formerly of Springfield died Sunday afternoon in a hospital there. He had been in failing health for several years. He was born in Owensboro and had been a resident of Springfield for many years. A former employe of Thomas Kappel, Inc., he retired two years ago after 25 years of service with the Springfield firm, at which time he returned to Ownesboro. Survivors include his widow, Willie May; two sons, David F. of Dayton, and George E. of Enon; one sister, Mrs. Zettie WARE of Owensboro; a number of grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Delbert Glenn funeral home in Ownesboro where services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Owensboro.
Mark A. NICHOLS, six month-old son of Paul and Christy NICHOLS, 235 St. George Place, was pronounced dead upon arrival of the emergency squad at 3:08 a.m. Tuesday at the home. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home for services and burial. The mother of the baby told emergency squadmen that she had checked him at 2 a.m. and found him well, but about 3 a.m. she heard a noise and upon checking him felt something was wrong. She immediately called the Emergency Squad.
Page 4. Robert L. BOILON, Sr., a former resident of Springfield, died in his residence near Defiance Thursday. Mr. BOILON had resided in the Defiance area for the past three years. He was 77. He was a native of Milford Center, born Dec. 30, 1885. Mr. BOILON was an employee for many years of the Tuttle Bros. Co. at Spring and Main sts. Survivors include one son, Robert Leslie BOILON, Jr. of Spring-..........(rest of obit cutoff).
William Elmer CORNWELL, 66, of 720 Orchard Place passed away of heart failure on Wednesday, January 30, 1963, in Artesia, NM, while visiting sever al of his children there. He was born in Clark County on December 10, 1895, the son of Charles Burton CORNWELL and Sarah Jane [DONOVAN] CORNWELL. He was a member of The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Survivors include his widow, Frances Lois CORNWELL; four daughters, Mrs. Helen C. KENNEDY, Mrs. Lucille C. HARBER, Mrs. Catherine R. SNEED and Mrs. Billie J. BURCHETT, all of Artesia; two sons, James Fred of California, and Frank L. CORNWELL of Artesia; two half brothers, Robert and Paul CORNWELL of Springfield, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The body will be returned to the Woods Funeral Home Saturday evening. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday after no on until the time of services to be held at 2pm Monday. Burial will be in Donnelsville Cemetery. Information supplied by William R. Cornwell, ScorpioTpa@aol.com
William Elmer CORNWELL, 66, of 720 Orchard pl., died at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday in Artisia, New Mexico, while visiting several of his children. He had been in failing health for a number of years. He was born in Clark County, Dec. 10, 1896, the son of Charles and Sarah Jane DONOVAN CORNWELL. He was a member of the Church of Reorganized Latter Day Saints. Mr. CORNWELL is survived by his widow, Frances; four daughters, Mrs. Helen KENNEDY, Mrs. Lucille HARBER, Mrs. Catheryn SNEED and Mrs. Billie BURCHETT all of Artisia; two sons, Fred of California and Frank of Artisia; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Ruth RILEY of Springfield; two half brothers, Robert and Paul CORNWELL of Springfield and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The body will be returned to the Woods funeral home Saturday evening. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday afternoon until time of services to be held at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Donnelsville Cemetery. [More information from Jan Botkin Therkildsen, Therkild@aol.com: His wife Frances was d/o Georgianna FRANKLIN BOTKIN, who died February 1945.]
Mrs. James V. Ditty Mrs. Mabel H. DITTY, 72, of 707 Selma rd., died at 4:20 a.m. Monday in City Hospital following two years of failing health. Mrs. DITTY was born Feb. 12, 1890, in Wellston, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rothwell ELLIOTT. A resident of Springfield for 52 years, she was a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. She was the widow of James V. DITTY who preceded her in death in Sept. 29, 1961. Survivors include one son, Allen V. DITTY of Detroit, Mich.; two daughters, Mrs. Laura BOYLE of Springfield, and Mrs. Marjorie BURNS of Elkhart, Ind.' seven grandchildren and one great-grandson; one brother, Guy ALLEN of Springfield, and one sister, Mrs. Harold STEWART of Tampa, Fla. One sister-in-law, Mrs. Lillian ELLIOTT of Springfield, also survives. The body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman funeral home where friends may call after 3 p.m. Tuesday and where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Maynard A. STULL, pastor of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be held in Ferncliff Cemetery. Comment: Allen V. DITTY's first name is actually spelled: Allan.
Page 4: Mrs. H. H. INGLING Wife of Local Physician, Dies-Mrs. Thelma F. INGLING, 51, wife of Dr. Howard H. INGLING of 4441 W. National rd., died at 9 p.m. Monday in City Hospital. She was born July 12, 1911, in Springfield and was the daughter of Joseph and Frances BRADEN MCBETH. Mrs. Ingling was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Clark County Medical Society, Friendly Neighbors Club of W. National rd. and the First United Church of Christ. Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Bruce EVERHART of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Glenn ROBERTS of Springfield and a grandson. The body was taken to Ingling funeral home in South Charleston where friends may call 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Murphy, pastor of the First United Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be held in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 4. Mrs Myrtle V YOUNG, 81, died at 1:30 am, Wednesday in the home of her son, Harry F YOUNG, of 2401 Kenton st. Ms YOUNG was born in Washington County, MD, and she had been a member of the Fifth Lutheran Church. Survivors in addition to Mr YOUNG with whom she had resided, include one daughter, Miss Mabel YOUNG, and another son, Floyd E YOUNG, both of Springfield, and two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Morris Sons funeral home in Fairborn where friends may call 4 to 9 pm Thursday and where funeral services will be held at 2 pm Friday. The Rev John Meister, pastor of the St Mark Lutheran Church, Fairborn, will conduct the srevices. Burial will be in Fairfield cemetery, Fairborn.
Page 4. Mrs Harold A STANAWAY, 68, of 1123 Garfield av, died at 6:15 pm Tuesday in Mercy Hospital. She had been ill for the past six weeks. Mrs STANAWAY was born Feb 20, 1895 in Springfield the daughter of Jacob and Ida Mae BERRY HAWVER. She had resided here all her life. Her husband, Harold A STANAWAY, died in 1954. In her younger years, Mrs STANAWAY was an organist in local movie theaters. She was a member of the Covenant Presbyterian Church. Survivors include two sons, Jack of Springfield and William A of Silver Springs, Md, and six grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Thursday and where funeral services will be held at 3 pm Friday in charge of the Rev Richard Waugh, associate pastor of the Covenant Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 4. Mrs Beatrice PENWELL, 81, of Toledo, formerly of Springfield, died at 4 am Saturday in the Flower Hospital, Toledo. Mrs PENWELL was born April 21, 1881, and she had been a resident of Springfield until 1948. Survivors include three nieces, Mrs Carl EMMICK of Springfield, Mrs Enola LAING of Pasadena, Calif, and Mrs Betty FUERST of Florida; two nephews, Dwight of Sylvania, and Edwin FUERST of Hartford, Conn. Funeral services were held Monday in the Reeb funeral home in Sylvania and burial was also in Sylvania.
Joseph George KRIEG, III, six week-old son of Joseph G. and Joan SWANTON KRIEG, Jr., 806 East Rose Street, died unexpectedly in the residence about 11 a.m. Tuesday. Clark County Coroner Austin Richards said an autopsy would be performed to determine cause of death. The Fire Division Emergency Squad was summoned but the child was pronounced dead. The child was born January 14, 1963 in Mercy Hospital. In addition to his parents, survivors include two sisters, Kimberly Jo and Lori Joan; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Florence SWANTON; his paternal grandfather, Joseph KRIEG, Sr., and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Bessie KRIEG, all of Springfield. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home. Graveside services will be conducted by the Rev. Daniel Chu, pastor of the St. Luke Lutheran Church, at 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Mrs. Myrtle V. YOUNG, 81, died at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday in the home of her son, Harry F. YOUNG, of 2401 Kenton Street. Mrs. YOUNG was born in Washington County, Md., and she had been a member of the Fifth Lutheran Church. Survivors in addition to Mr. YOUNG with whom she had resided, include one daughter, Miss Mabel YOUNG, and another son, Floyd E. YOUNG, both of Springfield, and two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Morris Sons funeral home in Fairborn where friends may call 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday and where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday. The Rev. John Meister, pastor of the St. Mark Lutheran Church, Fairborn, will conduct the services. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery, Fairborn.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie M. STANAWAY, 68, of 1123 Garfield Avenue, will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in the Littleton funeral home by the Rev. Richard Waugh, associate pastor of the Covenant Presbyterian Church. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Mrs. STANAWAY died at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday in Mercy Hospital following an illness of six weeks. She was the widow of Harold A. STANAWAY.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Pearl GOLDBERG, 68, of Huntington W. Va., and former resident of Springfield, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the Steele funeral home in Huntington. Services will be conducted b Rabbis Frank Sundhein and Jacob Danzinger. Burial will be in Huntington. Mrs. GOLDBERG died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday of an apparent heart attack. Her husband, David GOLDBERG, died several years ago. She was a member of Temple Olev Sholom. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Leonard KEEN of Huntington; one sister, Mrs. Goldie HIRSCHMAN of Huntington; a brother, Leon KEMPLER of Springfield, and one grandchild.