Mrs. Ethel JONES, 84, of South Charleston, Route 1, died at 9:30 am Wednesday in her residence. She was born in Harmony Township, April 9, 1878, the daughter of John and Charlotte (DEAN) SMITH and had lived there all her life. Mrs. JONES is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Virginia SNELL of the New Carlisle Pk., two sons, Wade at home and Robert of Dayton; one sister, Mrs. Harriett WILSON of Plattsburg and two grandchildren. The body was taken to the Ingling funeral home, South Charleston, where friends may call until time of services at 2 pm Friday. Burial will be in South Vienna Cemetery. Additional Information submitted by Amber Bers840@aol.com: The listed address for deceased was the mailing address, she never actually lived in S. Charleston. The correct spelling of her name was Eathel JONES.
Mrs. Imo P. FROCK, 82, widow of G. Edward FROCK who died in 1939, died at 7:10 p.m. Monday in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Gail (Christine) RUNYAN, near London, O. She had been seriously ill for three weeks. She had lived in Clark County until recently when she made her residence with her daughter. Mrs. Frock was born Aug. 27, 1880, the daughter of William T. and Alice BROOKS SWEET, in Clark county. Mrs. FROCK was a member of the United Church of Christ in South Vienna; the Purity Rebecca Lodge for more than 50 years, and the Past Noble Grand Club. Survivors include the daughter in whose home she died; two sisters, Mrs. Leona REVEAL of Springfield, and Mrs. Sina SHAFFER of Brighton; a brother, Roy B. SWEET of Columbus, and a granddaughter, Mrs. Jean ALLEN of Springfield. In addition there are several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Richard Memorial Home. Funeral Notice May 1, 1963: Mrs. Imo P. FROCK, 82, formerly of Springfield, died at 7:10 p.m., Monday, April 29, 1963, in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Gail RUNYAN of near London, O. Body to Richards Memorial Home where friends may call. Services 1:30 p.m. Thursday in United Church of Christ, South Vienna, where body will lie in state for one hour before services. Burial in South Vienna Cemetery. Additional Information by submitter Lynn FROCK: Mrs. Gail RUNYAN is Christine Jane (FROCK) RUNYAN. Mrs. Imo Frock was married to George Edward FROCK who died on 3/24/1939 Lynn Frock, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Page 2. Mrs. Alice AULT, 93, of the IOOF Home, 404 E. McCreight av., died at 11:55 p.m. Monday in Rebekah Hospital at the home. Mrs. AULT was born Dec. 16, 1869, the daughter of Joseph and Rose BRAMLEY KNEISLEY. She had been a member of the Blessed Hope Baptist Church and a member of Fidelia Rebekah Lodge No. 12, IOOF, which sponsored her admittance to the home Aug. 26, 1960. Her husband, George, preceded her in death in 1920. Survivors include one niece, Mrs. Rena MORRIS and one nephew, Frank FULTON, both of Springfield. Additonal Information: Death notice on pg 4, Wed, May 01, 1963, Springfield Daily News stated burial would be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 2. Graveside services and burial will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens for Robin Lyn PARKS, five-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald PARKS of National City, Calif., formerly of Springfield. The Rev. Saldemar A. Haupt, pastor of the High Street Methodist Church, will officiate. Robin Lyn was born June 1, 1957, in Springfield City Hospital and had moved to California with her parents three years ago. She died April 8 in National City.
Page 4. Funeral Services for Mrs. Imo P. FROCK, 82, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the United Church of Christ in south Vienna, where the body will lie in state one hour prior to services. The Rev. Richard McDaniel will officiate. Purity Rebekah Lodge will conduct ritualistic services in the Richards Memorial Home at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may call at the funeral home. Burial will be in South Vienna Cemetery. Mrs. FROCK died at 7:10 p.m. Monday in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Gail (Christine) RUNYAN, near London, O.
Page 4. Mrs. Fanny KUMLER of 1217 E. High st. died early Wednesday in a Warren, O., hospital. She reportedly became ill while visiting a friend, Helen HOFFMAN, of Kinsman, and was taken to Warren Memorial Hospital, where she succumbed. The cause of her death was not immediately disclosed. Mrs. KUMLER, a retired school teacher, was a member of High Street Methodist Church. (rest of obit cut off)
Page 7. Mrs Mary Susan WISEMAN, 72, of 1472 S Belmont av, wife of Latrell WISEMAN, died in her home at 2:30 pm Thursday following 20 months of failing health, the last two weeks of which were serious. She was a native of Lawrence County [Oh], born Feb 6, 1891, the daughter of Amos L and Charity BOGGESS BRADSHAW. She had lived in Springfield for the past 16 years. Mrs WISEMAN was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a life member of the United Lutheran Church Women. Survivors, in addition to the husband, include a son, Russell of Springfield ; three daughters, Mrs Lillian YOUNG and Mrs Grace COMSTOCK, both of Dayton, and Mrs Hilda QUICK of Springfield ; two sisters, Mrs Jennie MYERS of Springfield, and Mrs Grace HUGGINS of Waterloo, O ; and three brothers, Lewis and Stewart BRADSHAW of Dayton, and Frank of Bland, VA. In addition there are 11 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from 2 to 10 pm Friday. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 pm Saturday in Trinity Lutheran Church with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to services.
Page 7. Mrs Mattie M TAYLOR, 84, died at 10:25 am Thursday in the Ohio Masonic Home. She was born July 13, 1878, in Pittsburgh, Pa, and entered the Home July 21, 1953, with her husband, being sponsored by the Brenton D Babcock Lodge F and A M of Cleveland. Her husband, David, preceded her in death in the Masonic Home in February, 1956. [Rest of obituary is missing]
William M O'NEAL, 79, of 314 N Belmont av, died at 6 am Friday in his residence following an illness of three months. Mr O'NEAL was born Dec 26, 1883, in Clark County, the son of Michael and Bessie LEONARD ONEAL. A lifetime resident of Springfield and member of St Raphael Catholic Church, he had been employed as a molder at the International Harvester Co, from 1904 to 1927, at which time he became a self-employed teamster. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs Nell ALGEO, Mrs Betty MARKIN and Mrs Peggy SCHILLHAHN, one son, Raymond T O'NEAL, one sister Mrs Mollie ROBERTS, all of Springfield, 18 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. His wife, Mary, preceded him in death in 1937, and one son, William, died in 1946. The body was taken to the Conroy funeral home where friends may call 7 to 9 pm Saturday and 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Sunday.Requiem High Mass will be sung in St Raphael Church 9 am Monday. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Page 7. Arthur E CROSIER, 87, of Bowersville died at 3 m Thursday in Mercy Hospital following an illness of five days. He was a native of Springfield and had been employed by the International Harvester Co and Springfield Metallic Casket Co while living here. He later was employed in the supply depot at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and was a member of the Church [rest of obituary is missing]
Page 23. Miss Jennie ZIEGLER, 73, of 1547 W. Main st. died at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in City Hospital following an illness of two months. She was born in Springfield Jan. 2, 1890 and had resided in Springfield her entire life. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Miss ZIEGLER had been employed for 25 years as a bookkeeper by the Springfield Tire and Battery Co. She is survived by several cousins. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home, where friends may call from 7 p.m. Wednesday and where services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Kay Glaesner, pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church, will officiate at the last rites. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 4. Urbana - Mrs. J. G. (Mabel) BOTKIN, 83, of 329 Boyce st., died at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Mercy Memorial Hospital here after being in failing health for a year and seriously ill for a month. Born in Grove City, May 22, 1879, the daughter of George C. and Ida May BAKER WEYGANDT, Mrs. BOTKIN was a member of Urbana Methodist Church, Urbana Lodge NO 188 Rebecca, Order of Eastern Star; Elizabeth M. Hood Chapter No. 505, Urbana White Shrine No. 46, Victor Court of Amaranth No. 29 and Town and County Garden Club. She lived most of her life in Champaign County. Her first husband, M. E. DONNELLY, died in 1928, an her second husband, J. G. BOTKIN died in 1948. Survivors are a brother Carl B. WEYGANDT of Toledo; two nephews, John and Joseph WEYGANDT, both of Toledo; an three stepsons, T. R. BOTKIN, J. L. BOTKIN, and Maurice BOTKIN, all of Urbana. The body was taken to the Neff-Walter funeral home here where friends may call after 7 p.m. Thursday and after 3 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Ralph Simester, Urbana Methodist Church pastor, officiating. Urbana White Shrine will conduce services at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Elizabeth M. Hood Chapter No. 505 OES will hold services at 8 p.m. Friday, Amaranth rites will be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery in Springfield.
Page 2. Mrs Ruth NANCE, 81, of 5 S Western av, died unexpectedly in her residence at 9:45 am Sunday following an illness of three days. She was born in Bainbridge, March 01, 1882, the daughter of Mr and Mrs Henry POTTS. She was a member of the Third Church of God. Mrs NANCE is survived by her husband, William H; two sons, Oliver D TILLBERRY and Max E TILLBERRY, both of Springfield; one daughter, Mrs Edna WILLIAMS of Detroit; two sisters, Mrs Rella ANDERSON and Mrs Alice THOMPSON both of Springfield; one half-sister, Mrs Jessie NEWHOUSE of Springfield, nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nephews and nieces. The body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman funeral home where friends may call after 7 pm Monday. Funeral services will be held at t1:30 pm Wednesday at the Third Church of God by the Rev Asa Cain. Burial will be in McConkey Cemetery, near South Vienna.
Services for Mrs. Essie SPEARS, 64, of 1213 and a half Innisfallen av., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in St. Luke Baptist Church. The body will lie in state in the church for two hours prior to services. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the Dennis L. Porter funeral home afternoon Sunday. Mrs. SPEARS died at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Mercy Hospital. Her husband, the Rev. William SPEARS, is among the survivors.
Jerome A. (Joe) KINGERY, 64, of Springfield, died at 10:15 a. m. Saturday in City Hospital following two years of failing health. He was born in Lawrence County, Ohio, on Dec. 31, 1898, the son of Kay and Pauline KINGERYand had resided in Springfield for the last 40 years. Mr. KINGERY was retired on disability from the International Harvester Co. He was a member of Local 402, United Auto Workers of America. Survivors are two sons, William of Springfield, Route 5, and Richard of New Carlisle, two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy BROWNE and Mrs. Barbara GIBSON, both of Springfield; a brother, Eugene KINGERY, of Northup, O.; three half-brothers, George and John LEWIS, both of Springfield, and Harley LEWIS of Jamestown, O., and 16 grandchildren. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from 7 p.m. Sunday until the time of services at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. áBurial will be in Asbury Cemetery. áLocal 402, United Auto Workers of America, will hold a memorial service at 7 p. m. Monday in the Richards Memorial Home.
Page 4. William Arthur HERDMAN, 70, of 1130 Linden av., a World War I veteran and Clark County resident 35 years, was pronounced dead on arrival at City Hospital about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Ill for some time, he was taken to the hospital by the Fire Division emergency squad. A native of Pike County, Mr. HERDMAN was born Nov. 15, 1892, and was a son of Ulysses and Kathryn TREAT HERDMAN. Surviving are a son, Edwin of Springfield; four daughters, Mrs. Martha CAMPBELL of Bainbridge, Route 1, Mrs. Virginia BARKER of Waverly, Route 2, Mrs. Betty HEIDER of Springfield, Route 2, and Mrs. Barbara FINNEY of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel WASHBURN of Springfield and Mrs. Faun MCDONALD of London, Route 3, and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday in the Woods funeral home, with burial in Gardner Cemetery in Pike County. Fiends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Thursday.
Page 4. Bellefonfontaine -- Funeral services were to be held Thursday at the Eichholz funeral home here for Mrs. Lena Mae ALLOWAY, 69, who died Tuesday afternoon at the Logan County Home where she had been receiving care. Widow of Omer A. ALLOWAY, she was born in Belle Center, Jan. 26, 1894. Her husband preceded her in death July 7, 1959. Surviving are two sons, Russell P. ALLOWAY and Emerson W. ALLOWAY, both of Bellefontaine, and a sister, Mrs. Elwood JONES, Springfield. Burial will be made in Huntsville Cemetery.
New Carlisle - Funeral services will be conducted here Tuesday for Mrs. Anna Elizabeth WHIPP, 86, of New Carlisle, Route 3, W. National Rd., who died at 4:15 p.m. Friday in the United Missionary Rest Home in New Carlisle. She was the widow of Willis E. WHIPP, who died in 1949. The Tuesday funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. in the New Carlisle United Missionary Church by the Rev. Jesse SEEKER, pastor, assisted by the Rev. F.A. HOLDEMAN of New Carlisle. Burial will be in the Donnelsville Cemetery. The body was taken to the Tostel Funeral Home where friends may call 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and at the United Missionary Church from 1 p.m.
Mrs. Elizabeth P. MCMAHAN, 60, of 522 Ż N. Wittenberg av., died at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday in Mercy Hospital following an illness of 10 days. She was born in Worthington, O., march 5, 1903, the daughter of Walcutt and Grace GRIFFIT PINNEY and wad adopted at the age of two years b her maternal grandparents, Mrs. And Mrs. Samuel GRIFFITH. She was a member of the Third Lutheran Church and the Gleaner's Sunday School Class at the church. She was a member of the PTA Council and a charter member of the Past presidents. She was graduated from Springfield High School in the class of 1920. Mrs. MCMAHAN is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Roger VONDERHEIDE of Springfield; two sons, Gene R. of Boston and Roger A. of Springfield and seven grandchildren. Her husband, Bruce G., preceded her in death in 1957. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home by the Rev. John Fletcher. The Past Presidents of the PTA will conduct services in the funeral home at 7 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Plattsburg Cemetery.
Charles D. WOOD, 76, of 23 S. Race st., died in his residence at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday following several months of failing health. He was born in Springfield on June 1887, and had resided in Springfield all his life. He was a retired employee of the International Harvester Co., and a member of the Clark County Veterans of World War I, Clark Barracks No. 50. Mr. WOOD is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Anna HERRIER of Columbus and Mrs. Gladys STWAN of Cleveland, and one brother, Leo of Dayton. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from 7 p.m. Thursday until time of services at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the memorial home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Harry F. CIRCLE, 81, of 1606 Shelby dr., died at 4:30 p.m. Friday in the New Horizon Nursing Home following an illness of 18 days. He was born in Springfield Feb. 23, 1882 the son of Franklin and Clara BLAZER CIRCLE. He was a former employee of the Crowell-Collier Co. and was a member of the St. Andrew Lodge No. 619 F. and A.M. Mr. CIRCLE is survived by his widow, Isabelle S., one son, Harold R., of Dayton; one granddaughter, Mrs. Janice BENDER of Dayton and five great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home. Service Monday by the Rev. A. L. Anderson, pastor of the Grace Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Mrs. Earl L. MARTIN Mrs. Adda B. Martin, 83, of 825 N. Limestone St., died at 2:30 p.m., Friday in City Hospital following an illness of one year. She was born in Fayette County, April 17, 1880, the daughter of Granville and Sara FLAX and had resided in Springfield for the past 58 years. She had been a member of the Central Christian Church for more than 50 years. Mrs. Martin is survived by her husband, Earl L; two sisters, Mrs. Edith SWENY of Chicago and Mrs. Fern BRAKEFIELD of Bowersville, and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday in the funeral home by the Rev. S. Edward Johnson, pastor of the Central Christian Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
(South Solon) C. Clyde ROWLAND, 86, of South Solon, for 73 years a member of the South Solon United Church of Christ, died at 3 a.m. Monday in Fayette Memorial Hospital, Washington C. H. He was born Aug. 5, 1876 in Fayette County, a son of Thomas and Margaret LOTT ROWLAND and spent his life in South Solon area. A Sunday School superintendent for 35 years, he was a retired rural mail carrier and insurance agent. He was a member of Fielding Lodge No. 192, F, and A. M., South Charleston' Valley of Columbus, Scottish Rite, and was a past patron of Anna Gilbert OES, South Charleston. Survivors include his widow, Ada; two sons, Kenneth of Springfield and Keith of South Solon; a sister, Miss Lulu ROWLAND, of Jamestown; granddaughters Mrs. Virginia FRY of Springfield, and Karolyn WILSON, of London, and four great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Ingling funeral home, South Charleston, where Masonic services will be held at 7:30 p. m. Tuesday. The body will be taken to the South Solon United Church of Christ at noon Wednesday where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Burial will be in South Solonácemetery. áThe family requests that donations be made to the Shriners Crippled Children's Association in Columbus.
Albert M. WHITE, 66, of 428 Sheridan av., died in City Hospital at 9 p.m. Sunday following an illness of seven years. He was born in Dayton April 8, 1897 the son of William and Caroline WHITE and had lived in Springfield most of his life. He was a retired plasterer. Mr. WHITE is survived by his widow, Julia Ann; three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy MILLER of Dayton, Mrs. Martha LEWIS of Xenia and Mrs. Virginia NADUE of San Diego, Calif.; three sons, William Carl of San Diego, and Shirle E. and Ronald L., both of Springfield; three sisters, Mrs. Edna GRIVES of Columbus, Mrs. Ruth CARNETTS of New Carlisle and Mrs. Inez McDARGH of Springfield; one brother, Carl of California; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.
Chester E. SEALOCK, 65, of Seattle, Wash., a native of Springfield, died at 10 a.m. Sunday in a Seattle hospital. Mr. SEALOCK was born April 22, 1898, in Springfield, a son of Elmer and Anna TEMPLE SEALOCK. A resident of Seattle for some time he had been a frequest visitor in Springfield, having recently sepent 10 days with relatives here. Surivors include his wife, Inez; two daughters, Mrs. John SCHMIDT of Hamilton, and Mrs. Martha CRAIG of Springfield; five grandchildren, all of Hamilton; two brothers, Robert W. SEALOCK of Springfield, and Harry T. SEALOCK of Columbus; four sisters, Mrs. Ollie HUGGINS, Mrs. Clayton HARTLEY and Mrs. Carl LINDEMANN, all of Springfield, and Mrs. F. A. NELSON of Park Ridge, Ill. Services will be held at 1 p. m. Thursday in Seattle with burial to follow there.
Fred W. RASTER, 49, of 1375 Warder st. died unexpectedly at his residence at 6:35 p.n. Thursday. He was born in Springfield, June 8, 1914, and for 27 years was a welder for Robbins and Myers, Inc. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and a veteran of World War II. Mr. Raster is survived by his widow, Eva E.; two daughters, Susan and Sally, both at home; his mother, Mrs. Rose RASTER of Springfield and one sister, Mrs. Rose EGAN of New Carlisle. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Kay Glaesner, pastor of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 4. Mrs. Clarence HAERR. Mrs. Nettie E. HAERR, 82, of 518 Homeview Ave., native of Springfield, died at 2 a.m. Wednesday in the Grimsley Nursing home, following several years of failing health and two weeks of serious illness. Mrs. Haerr, a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, and a life-member of the missionary society of the parish, was born Aug. 8, 1892, a daughter of John and Susan DUDLY BYERMAN. She and her husband, Clarence, who preceded her in death April 13, 1962, were married on Feb. 18, 1903 by the Rev. Dr. E. H. Dornblaser, former pastor to the Second Lutheran Church, and had celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in February of 1958. She was a member of the Modern Temple No. 433, Pythian Sisters, Home City Chapter No. 258. Order of Eastern Stars, and a member of Faith Auxiliary of the chapter. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Carl (Mildred) FRY and Mrs. John (Emma) WHITED, both of Springfield, Mrs. Arnold (Dorothy) MOSEMAN of Memphis, Tenn., Mrs. Faber (Delia) POLAND of Dayton, and Mrs. George (Glenna) HORNBECK of South Vienna; a son, C. Ray HAERR of Maple Heights, O; 15 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Hazel HORTON of Springfield; two brothers, Howard BYERMAN, also of Springfield, and C. Roy of Pinelas Park, Fla., and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Maynard Stull, pastor of the Lutheran church officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.
Page 8A. Gustin A NANCE, 73, died in a local nursing home at 1:05 am Saturday, following an extended illness. He was born on March 17, 1890, in Scioto County, the son of McCleland and Julia PETIT NANCE, and resided most of his life in Springfield. Prior to his retirement ten years ago, he was employed by the William Bayley Company. Survivors include four sons, Arthur E, David E and Gustin George all of Springfield and Carl Edward of Van Wert, O; one daughter, Mrs William ELLIOTT, of San Francisco; one brother, Clayton NANCE of Lucasville, O; two sisters, Mrs Doris HARPHANT, of Clifton, and Mrs Edith FREMDER, of Dayton, O; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney funeral home, where friends may call after 7 pm Sunday.
John E. WEBER , 73, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died in Rickly Memorial Hospital there at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. He was born Oct. 6, 1890, in Columbus and entered the Masonic Home Sept. 17, 1963, being sponsored by Southgate Lodge No. 692 F. and A.M. in Columbus. The only known survivor is one niece, Mrs. Helen M. SCHEIDERER of Dublin, O. The body was taken to the Schoediger funeral home in Columbus for services and burial in Greenlawn Cemetery there.
Elden L. CHRISSINGER , 71, of Columbus, a native of Springfield, died Wednesday morning in the Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. Mr. CHRISSINGER, a retired employe of the Ohio Bell Telephone Co., was born in Springfield, Jan. 22, 1892, a son of Frank and Ella Weigle CHRISSINGER . He was a member of the Broadway Methodist Church, Columbus; Past Master of the York Lodge F. and A.M.; York Council; Columbus Commandery KT No. 69; Scioto Consistory; Scottish Rite; and the Telephone Pioneers. Survivors include his wife, Grace; a daughter, Mrs. Anthony (Susan) PASQUARELLO of Columbus; two grandchildren; and a brother, Ralph CHRISSINGER of Springfield. His body was taken to the Rutherford funeral home, 2383 N. High st., Columbus, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Benjamin SMITH will officiate at the services and Burial will be held in Ferncliff Cemetery here. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Thursday. The Knights Templar will hold services in the funeral home at 8 p.m. Friday.
Requiem high mass for Frank COYLE, 86, of 27 W. Mulberry st. will be sung at 9 a.m., Friday in St. Raphael Church. Friends may call at the Conroy funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Mr. COYLE died at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in City Hospital where he had been admitted about a month ago.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Robert C. Henry funeral home for Clarence (Teensy) GARRETT , 38, of Detroit, formerly of Springfield. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Friday until time of services to be conducted by the Rev. Milton Roe. Burial will be in Soldiers Mound, Ferncliff Cemetery. Mr. GARRETT died Monday morning in the Receiving Hospital in Detroit.
Funeral services for Carl JONES, 76, of the Southern Apartments, 501 S. Limestonest., will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Woods funeral home by the Rev.James THOMAS, pastor of the Valley View Presbyterian Church. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Ingomar Lodge No. 610, Knights of Pythias,will conduct services in the funeral home at 7 p.m. Thursday. Mr. JONES, who, prior to his retirement some time ago, had been a pharmacist for 49 years at Schmidt Drugs, Inc., died at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday in Mercy Hospital. He had been critically ill for the last 16 days and in failing health for the last two months. Mr. JONES, a resident of Springfield and Clark County his entire life, was born in New Moorefield, Jan. 23, 1887, a son of Thomas and Martha Clark JONES.He was a member of Ingomar Lodge No. 610, Knights of Pythias. He is survived by nine cousins, including Mrs. Chloe RADER, Miss Helen WORLEYand Harry WORKEY all of Springfield.
Mechanicsburg--Mrs. Jennie BLAZER, 78, of 71 S. Main st. died at noon Wednesday in Doctor's Hospital, Columbus, where she had been a patient for six days. She was the widow of John BLAZER who died in 1920. Mrs. BLAZER was born in Union Township, Champaign County, March 14, 1885, and was a member of the Grace Methodist Church in Mutual and the Faith Council of the Daughters of America in Urbana. Survivors include a son, Lloyd of near Urbana, and a daughter, Mildred BLAZER in whose home she lived. In addition there are a grandson and a granddaughter. The body was taken to the Skillman funeral home where friends may call and will be taken to Grace Methodist Church in Mutual at 12:30 p.m. where it will lie in state until 2 p.m. at which time services will be conducted by the Rev. Alfred CHAPMAN. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual.
Mrs. William WHITACRE - Requiem high mass for Mrs. Mary WHITACRE, 80, of 1583 Lagonda av., will be sung at 9 a.m. Monday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Mrs. Whitacre died unexpectedly at 6:30 p.m. Thursday shortly after being admitted to Mercy Hospital. She was born in Springfield, May 7, 1883, the daughter of John and Mary KAMPMAN and had resided here her entire life. Mrs. Whitacre was a member of St. Bernard Church and the Catholic Ladies of Columbia, Branch No. 125. Her husband William, a former city commissioner, preceded her in death in 1962. Survivors include four sons, Howard, Joseph, Robert, and George, all of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Mary LINDEMAN of Dayton and Mrs. Helen MOSIER of Springfield; two brothers, Joseph KAMPMAN of East Orange, N.J., and Commander Leo KAMPMAN, U.S. Navy, retired, Miami, Fla.; 19 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Conroy funeral home after 7 p.m. Saturday.
Ralph A. NUMBERS, Sr., 71, died at 2:30 a.m. Friday in the home of his son, Paul NUMBERS of 1601 Northgate rd., with whom he had been residing. He had been in failing health for the last two-and-a-half years. Mr. NUMBERS, a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, was born Aug. 31, 1892 in Canton, a son of Edward and Mayme WATERSON NUMBERS. His wife Margaret preceded him in death July 17, 1956. Prior to his retirement he had been a salesman for the Hastings Manufacturing Co., Hastings, Mich. He was a member of the Clark Lodge No. 101, F. and A.M. and the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton. Survivors in addition to his son, include another son, Ralph NUMBERS, Jr., of Englewood, O.; a sister, Mrs. Marie MILLER of Canton; seven grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call after 7 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Kay Glaesner, pastor of the St. John Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Thomas MOZEE - Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Little Zion Holiness Church for Thomas MOZEE, 42, of 508 W. Jefferson st. who died Tuesday in University Hospital in Columbus from injuries received in an auto accident Oct. 6. Friends may call at the John W. Patterson funeral home Friday until noon Saturday when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until time of services with Rev. Mary Silvers, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial will be in Soldiers Mound in Ferncliff Cemetery.
August G. QUENTIN, 75, of 515 Stanton av., died at 8 a.m. Friday in his residence following six years of failing health and one year of serious illness. Mr. QUENTIN was born Sept. 3, 1888, in Brooklyn, N.Y., a son of Louis and Mary DRESHER QUENTIN. Prior to his retirement in 1956 he had been an expeditor at the Steel Products Engineering Div. Of the Kelsey Hayes Co. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church and a veteran of World War I. Survivors include his wife, Amelia; four brothers, Henry and Fred QUENTIN, both of Springfield, and Charles and Herman QUENTIN, both of New York; five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Glenn L. QUENTIN, who had been the manager of the Castle Farm Club of Cincinnati. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral home.
Mearl STEWART, 78, of Elkhart, Ind., died here at 1 p.m. Thursday in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Beryl COOK, 1655 Uplands av., where he had been residing for the last few months. Mr. STEWART, who prior to his retirement two years ago, had been Maintenance Superintendent at the Northern Indiana Brass Company, was born April 7, 1885, in Elkhart, Ind. He was a member of the St. Paul Methodist Church in Elkhart. Survivors in addition to his daughter, include his wife, Laura; a son, Howard of Springfield; two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. His body was taken to the White funeral home in Elkhart where services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Elkhart.
Emil NUNLIST, 92, of Arvada, Colo, formerly of Springfield and Florida, died Tuesday in Arvada. Mr. NUNLIST, a charter member of the Ingomar Lodge No. 610 Knights of Pythias of Springfield, was born March 9, 1871 in Dayton, a son of Emil Lucas and Caroline KETTLEHAKE NUNLIST. He had been a resident of Arvada for the last 10 years. Survivors include four daughters; Mrs. Dorothy VOORHEES, of Springfield, Mrs. Elizabeth BLACK and Mrs. Frank HANEY of Indianapolis, Ind., and Mrs. Benton KELLY of Colorado, with who he resided; a son, Ralph V. NUNLIST of Orlando, Florida; two sisters, Mrs. Fred ANDREWS and Mrs. Dora ALLEN of Springfield; seven grandchildren a number of great-grandchildren. His body was brought to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call until services to be held in the memorial home at 10- a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Carl DIEHL, 71, formerly of Springfield and more recently of Coral Gables, Fla., died suddenly in his residence there at 5 p.m. Saturday. He was born in Springfield, June 9, 1892, the son of Wally and Henrietta DIEHL and had resided in Florida for the past seven years. He was formerly associated with his father and later with his brother in the hardware business on W. main st. here. He was a member of the First United Church of Christ and Anthony Lodge no. 455 F. and A. M. Mr. DIEHL is survived by his widow, Roberta S.; one son, William P. of Coral CABLES; two daughters, Mrs. Phoebe GREEN of Coral CABLES and Mrs. Carolyn RINKER of Springfield; one brother, Howard of Augusta, Ga.; one sister, Mrs. Helen OLDS of Little Neck, Long Island, N. Y., and eight grandchildren. The body will be brought to the Richards Memorial Home Thursday morning.
Mrs. Cecil GRUBER. Mrs. Estella GRUBER, 69, of 1021 Cypress st. died in Mercy Hospital at 3:20 p.m. Monday following a serious illness of eight weeks. She was born in Jackson County, May 30, 1894, the daughter of James and Alice JAYNES and had resided in Springfield for the past 50 years. She was a member of the High Street Church of Nazarene. Her husband, Cecil, preceded her in death in 1949. Mrs. GRUBER is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Betty WALTHALL of Cincinnati and Mrs. Alice MOOTS and Mrs. Shirley FARMER, both of Springfield; two sons, David of Marion, Ind., and James of Springfield; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home
Mrs. John SANFORD. LONDON, O. - Mrs. Ruth SANFORD, 43, of Monroe Township, died early Monday in Union Memorial Hospital, Marysville, after a long illness. She was born in Clark County Sept. 10, 1920, but had lived most of her life in Madison County. She was affiliated with the Methodist Church in Plumwood and was a member of the church's WSCS. She also held membership in the Spring Fork Grange. Survivors include her husband, John; two sons, James at home and Dale, London, Route 3; her father, Fred SEVERS, Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Hobart HALEY and Mrs. Hinton DILLARD, both of Springfield; three brothers, Robert and William SEVERS, Springfield, and Darwin SEVERS, Galloway. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. William Tuner in the Rader funeral home at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in the Plumwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Grange memorial services will be in the funeral home at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Page 5. Mrs William ELLIS. Funeral services for Mrs Crystal ELLIS, 43, of 1201 caplingder dr will be held at 1 pm, Thursday in the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman funeral home by the rev Loren Mason. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon on Wednesday. Burial will be in Summerford cemetery. Mrs ELLIS died in her residence at 11:15 pm Monday.
Page 5. Sherman L (Bus) NANCE. Funeral services for Sherman L (Bus) NANCE, 56, former Springfielder who had lived at 247 Slager st, Miami, Fla, will be held at 10 am Friday in the Littleton funeral home. The body will arrive in Springfield Wednesday night. Burial will be in Newcomers Cemetery. Mr NANCE died in his Florida residence at 8:30 am Sunday following several months of failing health.
Page 6. New Carlisle. Charles L. BOTKIN, 89, a resident of the United Missionary Home, formerly of New Carlisle Route 2, died Wednesday in the home, where he had resided for the last month. Mr. BOTKIN was born in New Carlisle on Feb. 12, 1874 and had been engaged in farming most of his life. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Esther E. BARKCLAY of Springfield, four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Delia SMITH of Piketon, O. His body was taken to the Chapman Memorial Home here for services at 2 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Forest Huffman officiating. Burial will be in the New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.com Wife is not listed in obit, but possibly it's Emma DETRICK? 1900 Pike Twp Clark Co OH census lists Charles age 26 with wife Emma V. age 30, and daughter Esther 4 (I've been unable to locate obit for Emma Botkin). Clark County, Ohio Marriage Records, Volume 16 lists marriage 01/08/1895 of Charles BOTKIN and Emma DETRICK. Obituary also does not name his parents; however, he is listed as brother in Robert BOTKIN's 1962 obit and William H. BOTKIN's 1948 obit and I have traced both of them back to parents Robert BOTKIN and Barbara E. (Ellen) SHEETS. 1880 census shows Robert 40 and Barbara 35 BOTKIN as parents of William H. 11, Minnie M. 8, Charles L. 6, Catherine V. 3, and Robert 2 months, further linking this Charles to these parents. Clark County, Ohio Marriage Records, Volume 5 lists Robert BOTKIN marrying Barbara E. SHEETS on 12/16/1860.]
Pg. 8A. David C. STEWART, 91, of 1812 W. Jefferson St., died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Mercy Hospital following an illness of one month. He was born in Clinton County, O., on June 1, 1872, and resided in Springfield almost all of his life. Mr. Stewart was employed for 18 years by the Springfield City Park Department, retiring in 1955. Survivors include two sons, Charles and Eugene, both of Springfield; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. His wife, Margaret, preceded him in death in 1956. Friends may call at the Conroy funeral home beginning at 2 p.m. Monday. Services will be held in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington, O.