Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for October 1966 thru June 1967


Obituary Surnames: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

LYNCH, OCONNOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, October 4, 1966

Miss Mary O'CONNOR, 77, formerly of 1717 Lagonda av., died at 1:15 p.m. Monday in Ethan Allen Nursing Home following an extended Illness. She was born in Cardington Dec. 31, 1888, a daughter of Maurice and Johannah LYNCH O'CONNOR, but had resided in Springfield most of her life. She was a member of St. Raphael Church, the Altar Rosary Sodality of the parish and of the Dominican Aids. Survivors include two brothers, John of Springfield, and James of Belle Center, and several nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 p.m. Tuesday. Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Thursday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. The Dominican Aids will conduct services at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home, followed with services at 8 p.m. by the Altar Rosary Sodality of St. Raphael.

HOOVER, WEIKERT, WELLS, YODER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 5, 1966

Mrs. Harriet E. WEIKERT, 84, formerly of 3856 Old Columbus rd., a Springfield resident for the past 43 years, died at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday in the Burt Nursing Home. She had been in failing health for the past three years. The daughter of Wilson S. and Margaret E. WELLS HOOVER, Mrs. WEIKERT was born in Troy February 27, 1882. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Mae YODER of Middletown; three sosn, Wilson of North Hampton, Paul H. of Richardmond, Va., and Glen R. WEIKERT of Springfield; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services will be held Thursday afternoon in the Littleton Funeral Home wth the Rev. Robert Schully, pastor of Central Methodist Church, in charge. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The family suggests that remembrances to made to the Central Methodist Church Memorial Fund. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

MYERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 5, 1966

Service for Mrs. Gertrude S. MYERS, 90, of 2467 S. Yellow Springs rd., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Littleton Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Scully, pastor of Central Methodist Church, in charge. Burial will be in Glen Forest Cemetery, Yellow Springs. Friends may call at the funeral home form 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Mrs. Myers died at 7 a.m. Tuesday in her residence following serveral years of illness. She was the widow of William C. MYERS, who preceded her in death in 1947.

CONNOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 5, 1966

Requiem High Mass of Miss Mary O'CONNOR, 77, formerly of 1717 Lagonda av., will be sung at 9 a.m. Thursday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home. The Dominican Aids will conduct services at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home, followed with services at 8 p.m. by the Altar Rosary Sodality of St. Raphael. Miss O'CONNOR died at 1:15 p.m. Monday in the Ethan Allen Nursing Home following a lenghty illness.

LAWLYES, PALMER, STOVER, SZABO, WHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 6, 1966

Mrs. Laura H. WHITE, 86, of 2115 Lexington av., died in Community Hospital at 2 p.m. Saturday following two months of illness. She was born in Sardis, Ky., on Sept. 23, 1880, the daughter of James and Acsah PALMER LAWLYES, and resided in Springfield more that 50 years. She was the widow of the late Shirley WHITE, who died in Springfield in 1965. One son, Joseph Warren WHITE, preceded her in death in 1922, and a grandson, Warren SZABO, preceded her in death in 1965. She was a member of the Oakland Presbyterian Church and of the Modern Temple, Pythian Sisters. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Jeannette STOVER of Springfield and Mrs. Helen SZABO, of Dayton, O.; two sons, Ellsworth WHITE, of Springfield and Dr. Norman E. WHITE, of Bloomsburg, Pa.; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Richards memorial Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and until time of services at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the memorial home in charge of the Rev. James Urquart, pastor of Oakland Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

HISKETT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 6, 1966

Frank HISKETT, 81, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 7:05 a.m. Saturday in Rickly Memorial Hospital of the Home. He was born on August 27, 1885, in Cincinnati, Ohio, and entered the Ohio Masonic Home on June 11, 1963, sponsored by Cheviot Lodge, No. 140, F&AM Cincinnati. Survivors include a son, Wilbur HISKETT, of Johnson City, Tenn. A brother, Claude HISKETT, of Pittsburg, PA. The body was taken to the Woods-Alligier Funeral Home, and will be shipped to the Sullivan and King Funeral Home in Anderson, S.C. Burial will be in Silver Brook Cemetery, Anderson S.C.

JUNG, POLLOCK, REICHARD, WALSH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 21, 1966

Robert JUNG, 64, a native of Springfield and a resident of Auburn, Indiana for the past 30 years died Saturday in Auburn following a brief illness. Born in Springfield December 27, 1901, he was the son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Ustler) JUNG. He had been employed as a sales manager for the Auburn Stoker Company for over 30 years. Survivors including his wife, Ann; one son, William of West Palm Beach, Florida; one daughter, Mrs. Thomas REICHARD of St. Louis, Missouri; one sister, Mrs. Dorothy POLLOCK of Springfield; two brothers, Raymond of Lima, and Carl of Springfield; 12 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Stanley and Louis JUNG, and one sister, Mrs. Helen WALSH. The body will be brought to Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 p.m. Tuesday. Requiem Mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

CAMPBELL, FLORA, MCFARLAND, MOORE, MORNINGSTAR, PENWELL, SINK, ZINKHORN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 28, 1966

Page 4. Mrs Eursa H PENWELL. Mrs Minnie Ida PENWELL, 77, of 907 Sherman av, died at 4:10 am Monday in Mercy Hospital. She had been in failing health for one year, and had been seriously ill for the past two months. Mrs PENWELL was born in Richmond Va on March 18, 1899, the daughter of James B and Lucy SINK FLORA, and had been a Springfield resident most of her life. She is survived by her husband, Eursa H PENWELL; two daughters, Mrs Dorothy ZINKHORN, of Springfield and Mrs Lucille MOORE of Mesa, Ariz; two sons, Edward MCFARLAND of Springfield and Leroy PENWELL of Fort Worth, Tex; two sisters, Mrs Margie CAMPBELL of Springfield and Mrs Bertha MORNINGSTAR of New Carlisle; one brother, George FLORA of Marion, O; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1:3 pm Thursday in the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home, the Rev Kay M Glaesner, pastor of St John's Lutheran Church officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 pm Tuesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday. Burial will be in Myers Cemetery, North Hampton.

KALB, STOUFFER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 28, 1966

Page 4. Mrs Anna Mae STOUFFER. Masonic Home resident Mrs Anna Mae STOUFFER, 74, died at 9:45 am Monday at the home her daughter, Mrs James KALB of Columbus, where she had been visiting. Mrs STOUFFER was born Jan 18, 1892. She entered the home Jan 27, 1961, sponsored by the Ralph R Rickly Lodge, 670, F and A M Columbus. In addition to her daughter she is survived by a son, Earl W STOUFFER of Columbus and grandchildren. Her husband, Elmer C STOUFFER, died May 10, 1958. Mrs STOUFFER's body was removed to the Leach and Son Funeral Home in Columbus for services. Burial is to be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Columbus.

LONG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, November 28, 1966

Page 4. Mrs Wesley S LONG. Funeral services for Mrs Margaret Ann LONG, 63 of 2004 Broadway, will be conducted at 3 pm Tuesday in the Littleton Funeral Home, with the Rev John Wilson, pastor of the First Christian Church, officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm. Survivors include her husband Wesley S. Mrs LONG died Saturday afternoon in Community Hospital following a prolonged illness. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

SLUSHER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, November 29, 1966

Leo Ryan Slusher, 54, of 4351 Qu-Woods rd., died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in Mercy Hospital following an illness of two months. Mr. Slusher was born Aug 23, 1912, in Springfield and had been a local resident all of his life. He was the son of Paul Ray and Myrtle Grindle Slusher. Mr. Slusher was employed as an engineer with the Springfield Water Department and was a member of Red Star Lodge No. 205, Knights of Pythias. He is survived by his wife, Mary, his mother Mrs. Myrtle Slusher, one brother, Lawrence Ray Slusher, three nephews and four nieces. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Services willbe held at 3 p.m. Thursday in the funeral Home, with the Rev. Russell McUntyr, pastor of Calvary Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be at Ferncliff Cemetery.

BAKER, CALLISON, SWARTZBAUGH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 2, 1966

Page 6. Mrs. Minnie Belle CALLISON, 86, of 216 N. Isabella St. died at 6:45 a.m. Friday in Community Hospital. Mrs. CALLISON was born February 8, 1880 in Jacksonville, Ohio the daughter of Samuel and Margaret SWARTZBAUGH BAKER. Her husband, Jacob H. CALLISON died February 1, 1944. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral home.

BURKE, HART Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 11, 1966

Kenneth Burke, 55, of 1532 Shadeland dr., died in mercy Hospital at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. He was born in Springfield on Oct. 6, 1911, the son of Pearl G. and Maud Flora Burke, and was a maintenance specialist in the Flange and Production Division at Wright-Patterson AFB for 24 years. He was a member of the Northminster Presbyterian Church. Surviving is his wife, Gayle; one son, Bruce, and on sister, Mrs. Lucille Hart, of Springfield. Friends may call at the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Services at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Northminster Presbyterian Church, in charge of the Rev. William Meyer, church pastor. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. His body will lie in state in the church for (un readable) the services.

CHAPPELL Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 11, 1966

Burial for Orville Chapel, 57, of 1337 S. Sheffield dr., Indianapolis, Inc., former Springfield resident, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Richards Memorial Home. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery. Friends may call at the memorial home from 7 o 9 p.m. Sunday, and from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Mr. Chappell died in Pittsburgh, PA., unexpectedly Thursday when he apparently suffered a heart attack.

DEE, DILLAHUNT, VALEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 12, 1966

Page 4. Six year old Steven VALEY hoped for recover from open-heart surgery last Monday in time to go home for Christmas, but he died at 10:20 am Saturday in Kettering Memorial Hospital. His grandparents are Mr and Mrs Paul DILLAHUNT of 303 S Western av . His mother is the former Grace DILLAHUNT. Stephen, the son of Mr and Mrs Valintin VALEY of 3661 California av, Kettering, seemed to be progressing satisfactorily when he was taken by death. His parents request that contributions be made to Cox Coronary Heart Institute. The boy underwent a five-and-a-half hour operation. He was on a heart-lung machine for two hours and 42 minutes. He also was the object of a special visit by Santa Claus in the pediatrics ward before his operation. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 am Wednesday n the Fairmont Presbyterian Church, 3705 Far Hills av, Dayton. Friends may call at the church from 5 to 8 pm Tuesday. Burial will be in Glen Haven Cemetery, Dayton. His survivors also include a sister, Brigitta, and a maternal grandmother, Mrs Sophia D DEE of Palo Alto Calif. [End of obit?]

COX, LUNSFORD, STEWART Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 12, 1966

Page 4. Mrs Dorothy Eileen STEWART of 3129 Baker rd, died at 5:30 am Monday in Mercy Hospital. She was born in Proctorville, O, on May 14, 1922, the daughter of Earl and Mary LUNSFORD COX. A resident of Clark County since 1947, she was a member of the Tremont City Methodist Church and of the Northwestern Schools Board of Education. She is survived by her husband, John ; two daughters, Ruth Elizabeth and Barbara Ann STEWART, both at home; two sons, William Earl and James Eldon, both at home ; her parents, Mr and Mrs Earl COX of South Point, O ; four brothers, Donald, of South Point, Phillip of Lawrence County, Stewart of South Point and Stephen of New York. Friends may call at the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Tuesday. Private funeral services will be held at 1 pm Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial services will be held at 2:30 pm Wednesday in the Tremont City Methodist Church with the Rev Howard Gosnell, church pastor officiating. Burial will be in the Asbury Methodist Cemetery in North Hampton. The casket will remain closed.

BOND, SWAIM Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 8, 1967

Page 8A. Charles Levi BOND [...] while on duty at a service station at Fountain and Grand avs. He was born in Logan and had resided in Springfield almost all of his life. He was a member of the First Pilgrim Holiness Church. Mr. BOND was an employee of The William Bayley Co and was a part time employee at the service station. Survivors include his wife, Juanita ; two daughters, Mrs. Sonja SWAIM and Miss Linda BOND, both of Springfield ; two brothers, John and Raymond, both of Springfield and one sister of Logan.

BRADSHAW, HUGGINS, MYERS, RYAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 8, 1967

Page 8A. Funeral services for Lewis BRADSHAW, 74, of 3765 Michigan av, Dayton, brother of a Springfield woman, will be held at 2 pm Monday in the Huber Heights Nazarene Church, Powell rd, with the Rev Gail Moorman officiating. Burial will be in Willowview Cemetery. Friends may call at the Morton Funeral Home, 139 S Dixie dr, Vandalia, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Sunday. Among survivors, a sister, Mrs. Jennie MYERS, resides in Springfield; others surviving are his wife, Artie ; two sons, Everett, of Dayton, and Forrest, of Chesapeake, O; one stepson, Carmen RYAN of Dayton ; another sister, Mrs. Grace HUGGINS, of Waterloo, O; two brothers, Stewart, of Xenia, and Frank of Bland, Va. Mr. BRADSHAW died in Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Friday. He was a retired employee of Frigidaire, Plant No 5, and a charter member of the Huber Heights Nazarene Church.

KEATON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 8, 1967

Page 8A. Services for Paris KEATON, of 2249 Pleasant Valley st, Dayton, O, will be held at 1:30 pm Monday in he Richards Memorial Home with the Rev Clyde Webb officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. Friends may call at the memorial home from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Sunday. Mr. KEATON died at 4:10 pm Thursday in the Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, following several years of failing health.

BUGLER, KOHLER, POMERANZ, REED, WIMMER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 8, 1967

Page 8A. Requiem High Mass for Mrs. Sidonia KOHLER, 58, of 302 N Walnut st, will be sung at 10 am Monday in St Paul's Catholic Church, Yellow Springs, by Father Elmer C Griewe. Burial will be in St Paul's Cemetery. Friends may call at the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home, Yellow Springs, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Sunday. The Rosary will be recited in the Funeral home at 4 pm Sunday. Mrs. KOHLER was born in Germany on March 27, 1908, the daughter of Frantz and Lean WIMMER BUGLER. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Stanley POMERANZ and Mrs. Charles REED, both of Yellow Springs ; one son, Eckhard KOHLER, of New Carlisle. Mrs. KOHLER died at 9 pm Friday in Community Hospital in Springfield. She was a member of St Paul's Catholic Church, Yellow Springs.

JUNG, LEARY, LOWNEY, RIZER, THOMAS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, January 11, 1967

John H. LEARY, Sr., 73, of 240 Canterbury Drive, died at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday in Mercy Hospital following six weeks of serious illness. He was born January 9, 1894, in New Bedford, Mass., the son of John H. and Johanna LOWNEY LEARY and had resided in Springfield for the past 64 years. He was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church and of the Holy Name Society of the parish. Mr. LEARY was a member of Local 658 UAW-CIO and was a retired employe of the International harvester Co., where he had been employed for 24 years, retiring in 1959. Prior to employment at International Harvester he was associated with Wren's and the Vogue Shop. He was active in athletic programs over the years and for the past three summers was employed at the Snyder Park pro Shop. Survivors include his wife, Rosetta; one son, John H. LEARY, Jr., of Springfield; four daughters, Mrs. Louise JUNG of Lima, and Mrs. Anna Marie RIZER, Mrs. Joann THOMAS and Miss Jeanne LEARY, all of Springfield; 16 grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Teresa Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

CALLISON, KUHNS, OVERHALSER, SCOTT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 12, 1967

Noel Ivan OVERHALSER, 78, a former resident of Springfield, died in the Veterans Hospital in Chillicothe Tuesday at 4:45 p.m. He died following an extended illness. Born April 14, 1888 in Thomas, Kansas, he was the son of Leonidas and Rosanna CALLISON OVERHALSER. He was a member of the Lagonda Congregational Church and was a veteran of World War I. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Winifred SCOTT of Springfield and Mrs. Florence KUHNS of Springfield, route 1 and two brothers Frank of Lake Charles, La. and George of Pomona, Calif. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Littleton Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 Friday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BAKER, BLAZER, HARTMAN, STEPHENSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 17, 1967

Mrs. John E. Baker - Bessie U. Baker, 82, a resident of the Bolen Nursing Home, 1103 S. Fountain av., and formerly of North Hampton died at 11 p.m. Monday in Mercy Hospital following a three-year illness. Her husband, John E. BAKER, died Aug. 11, 1956. She was born April 24, 1884 in Quincy, the daughter of Samuel and Sally STEPHENSON HARTMAN. She is survived by a son, Glen LeRoy BAKER of North Hampton; one granddaughter, Mrs. Nancy BLAZER of Vienna, Va., a grandson, U. S. Army Sp./4 John Allan BAKER, now serving in Vietnam; and three grandchildren. The body was taken to Littleton Funeral Home.

BURRIS, CLICK, GREAVES, HILDEBRAND, MCFARLAND, MEFFORD, POWELL, SHROYER Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Tuesday, January 17, 1967

Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie SHROYER, 81 of 1001 N. Burnett Rd., will be held at 3 P.M. Thursday in the Blessed Hope Babtist Chrurch, with the Rev. Kenneth Andrus, pastor in charge. Burial will be in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call at the Richards Memorial Home from 2 to 4 and 7to 9 P.M. Wednesday. Mrs. Shroyer died at 11 P.M. Monday in Community Hospital. She had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill for two weeks. She was born in Lewis County, KY., the daughter of George and Sarah BURRIS MEFFORD, on August 5, 1885. She had been a local Resident for 60 years and was a member of the Blessed Hope Baptist Church. Mrs. SHROYER is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Laura CLICK of South Charleston, Mrs. Florence HILDEBRAND of South Bend, Ind., Mrs. Ruth GREAVES of Atlanta, GA., Mrs. Edith POWELL and Mrs. Mary Jane MCFARLAND both of Springfield; five sons, Elbert of Urbana O., Frances of Atlanta, GA ., Walter of New Carlisle., William of Ferndale, FL., and Robert of Springfield; one brother James MEFFORD of Woodstock, O.; 24 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren. Her husband Walter, died in June, 1960. Submitted by Lorri French-Osborn LorriFrench@hotmail.com

BUSSEN, EVILSIZOR, LEFFEL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 26, 1967

Mrs Bertha B EVILSIZOR , 64, of 2110 Maiden Ln, died at 4 a.m. Thursday in Mercy Hospital. She was born June 28, 1902 in Springfield, and had resided here all of her life. Mrs Evilsizor was a member of the Grace Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Harold R; one daughter, Mrs Joseph BUSSEN ; two grandchildren, Tim and Todd, and one sister, Mary LEFFEL, all of Springfield. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home with the Rev Wesley Gebhard, pastor of the Grace Methodist Church, in charge. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery

DORIUS, EIPPER, EVILSIZOR, HARRIS, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 27, 1967

Mrs Christine DORIUS , 60, of Sherman Oaks, Calif, died there Friday suddenly of a heart attack. A native of Clark County, Mrs Dorius was born Dec 24, 1901 the daughter of Henry A and Louisa (EIPPER) EVILSIZOR. She was a Springfield resident for a number of years before moving to California 30 years ago. Mrs Dorius was a member of the Terre Haute Methodist Episcopal Church. Survivors are her husband Roy; and two sisters, Mrs Carl WILLIAMS and Mrs Orval HARRIS, both of Springfield. Her body will be brought to the Richards Memorial Home.

LYNCH, OCONNOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 8, 1967

John J. O'CONNOR, 83, of 434 E. Grand av., a Springfield resident for many yeas, died at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in Community Hospital following five years of failing health and six weeks of serious illness. A railroad telegraph operator for 15 years, he later became a "customers man" for Greene and Ladd brokerage firm, retiring from that position after 35 years. Born in Grafton April 11, 1883, he was a son of Maurice and Johanna LYNCH O'CONNOR. Survivors include his wife, Grace E.: one daughter, Miss Anna O'CONNOR of Detroit Mich. one son, John R." one grandson John Terry O'CONNOR; one brother, James P., all of Springfield and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Littleton Funeral Home, with the Rev. A. L. Anderson, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, in charge. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

GOCHENOUER, PAYNE, PLUNKETT, STRINGFELLOW, WAGNER, WARNER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 18, 1967

George R. GOCHENOUER, 73, of 217 Lincoln Circle, died at 4 p.m. Friday in Springfield. Mr. GOCHENOUER was born in Clark County April 3, 1893. He leaves a widow, Valeria, of Springfield; five sons, Paul of Yellow Springs, Fred and Charles of Springfield, Kenneth of Phoenix, Ariz., George, stationed with the armed forces in Vietnam; five daughters, Mrs. Betty PLUNKETT of Tipp City, Mrs. Lethia PAYNE and Mrs. Kathryn WARNER, both of New Carlisle, Mrs. Rose STRINGFELLOW of Springfield and Mrs. Valeria WAGNER of California; one brother, three sisters, 23 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home where friends may call 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. Burial will be in Clifton Cemetery.

HINES, PLEASANT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 18, 1967

Mrs. Mildred Jean PLEASANT, 48, of South Charleston, Route 1, died at 2 p.m. Friday in Community Hospital where she was admitted one week ago. Mrs. Pleasant was born in Clark County, June 28, 1918, the daughter of Clarence and Marie HINES. She is survived by her husband, Wilbert; her father, Clarence HINES of South Charleston, Route 1; several aunts and uncles. Her body was taken to the Ingling Funeral Home, South Charleston. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, South Charleston.

CAMPBELL, FREDERICK, MILLER, PERRY, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 18, 1967

Ralph SMITH, 70, of Medway, Route 1, died in Ft. Meyers, Fla., early Friday morning. He was born in Springfield O., on Jan. 24, 1897, the son of William and Florence FREDERICK SMITH. Mr. SMITH was a member of the New Carlisle Masonic Lodge. Survivors include his widow, Olive; two sons, Durwood SMITH, of Toledo, O., and Donald, of Crystal Lakes, O.; two daughters, Mrs. Charlotte MILLER, of Springfield, and Mrs. Joan PERRY, of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Miss Jenny SMITH and Mrs. Orma CAMPBELL, both of Springfield; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. His body will be brought to the Richards Memorial Home.

ANDRES, BARNHART, BISKER, DEMINT, GLADDEN, HANSELL, MRUDOCK, MUMPER, RAY, TYREE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 20, 1967

Mrs. Mary Anne HANSELL, 63, of 1558 West Third Street, Columbus, a former Springfield resident and widow of Truman H. HANSELL, Sr., died unexpectedly at 12:15 a.m. Sunday in University Hospital, Columbus. Mrs. HANSELL was one of the last surviving members of the James DEMINT family who were among the pioneer settlers of Springfield. A secretary for the International Brotherhood of Bookbinders, her memberships included the Blue Star Mothers, Auburn Lutheran Church, Springfield and the Mary and Martha Circle of the church. Her husband preceded her in death April 15, 1962. Born in Gracie, Tenn. September 26, 1903, she was the daughter of Jasper and Naomi MUMPER DEMINT. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Mary Ann BISKER and Mrs. Sarah TYREE, both of Springfield, Mrs. Naomi ANDRES of Lancaster, Mrs. Jeannette BARNHART of Jeromesville and Miss Susan HANSELL of Columbus; two sons Truman H., Jr. of Indianapolis, Ind. And Horace (Newt) L. HANSELL of Columbus; 26 grandchildren and three sisters, Mrs. Jeannette RAY and Mrs. Corrine GLADDEN, both of Springfield and Mrs. Sarah MURDOCK of Port Orchard, Wash. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Auburn Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Otto Herrig, pastor, in charge. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the Littleton Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

ADAMS, JUNG, PHARES, SURBER, WIGHT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 20, 1967

Mrs. Marie PHARES, 61, of 336 West Columbia Street, Pillars Nursing Home, widow of John PHARES, died unexpectedly at 6 p.m. Sunday in the home. A member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mrs. PHARES was born in Cincinnati, December 12, 1905, the daughter of Frank and Jane ADAMS WIGHT. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1958 and a daughter, Mrs. Jeannie SURBER in 1963. One sister, Mrs. Louis JUNG; one brother, Francis WIGHT and one grandson, Daniel SUBER, all of Springfield, survive. Requiem High mass will be sung at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Friends may call at the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

BLACK, EVELSIZOR, KNEDLER, THOMAS, THWAITES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, March 14, 1967

Mrs Christopher H EVELSIZOR Mrs Lola L EVELSIZOR, 69, of 211 W State St, was dead on arrival at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mercy Hospital. She was stricken while she was bowling at the Park Bowling Lanes, 2229 Main St, and was taken to the hospital by the Fire Division emergency squad. Mrs Evelsizor was a member of Central Methodist Church, the Semper Fidelis Sunday School class and the Woman's Society of Christian Service at the church. Born, March 6, 1898, in Clark County, she was the daughter of Peter Grant and Ina (KNEDLER) THOMAS Survivors include her husband, Christopher; one daughter; Mrs Janet E THWAITES of Springfield; two sons, Richard A of Springfield and Robert L of Worthington; 11 grandchildren and one sister, Mrs Nona BLACK of Columbus. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.

CASEBOLT, HARROW, NIESWANGER, NISSLEY, PUTNAM, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, March 18, 1967

 Maude N. Nissley, 84, of DeGraff, died in Good Shepherd Village in Springfield at 1:15 p.m. Saturday. She was born on April 10, 1883, in Shell City, Mo., the daughter of William and Ruth WRIGHT NIESWANGER, and was married on Dec. 28, 1904, to Harvey Nissley. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Henry (Agatha) PUTNAM, of St. Paris, O., rural route; Mrs. Russell (Madge) CASEBOLT, of Springfield; three children deceased; one sister, Mrs. Grace HARROW, of Glendora, Calif., three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was a member of the De Graff Methodist Church. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Reeder and Son Funeral Home, De Graff. Burial will be in Cedar Point Cemetery, Pasco, O. Friends may call at the funeral home from Monday noon until the time of services.

ARMSTRONG, DERRY, DOMINQUES, JUNG, MONAGHAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, March 18, 1967

Man, 73, dies after crash; autopsy set. A post-mortem examination was slated Saturday for John Jung 73, of 2537 Woodside av., who died at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Springfield Community Hospital. Mr. JUNG declined Fire Division emergency quad aid at the scene but early Friday was taken to the hospital by private ambulance and placed under intensive care for apparent internal bleeding. Mr. JUNG has resided in Springfield most of his life. After his retirement in 1958 he moved to California where he operated a motel. A member of St. Joseph Church , he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Audrey ARMSTRONG of Springfield, on son, George JUNG of California; two brothers, Albert of Kupertina Calif., and Alphonse of Redondo Beach, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Ann MONAGHAN and Mrs. Catherine DERRY, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Marie DOMINQUES of Redondo Beach, Calif., five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. His wife, Freda, preceded him in death Jan. 26, 1965. His body was taken to the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

DENEEN, SLATTERY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, March 19, 1967

South Charleston - William SLATTERY, 84, South Charleston, O., Route 2, died in Springfield Community Hospital at 10 a.m. Friday. He was born on Nov. 17, 1882, in Clark County, the son of James and Margaret DENEEN SLATTERY, and farmed in the area almost all of his life. He was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church, South Charleston. Survivors include two brothers, Walter, of Troy, O., and Jerry, of South Charleston; several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Ingling Funeral Home, South Charleston, where friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Charles Church, with burial in St. Charles Cemetery.

ALDRIDGE, ENDEBROCK, HELD, MARSH, MOSEL, PAINE, PROBST Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Wednesday, March 22, 1967

Mrs. Josephine ENDEBROCK, of 501 S. Limestone st., died at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday in Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus following three months of failing health. She was born in Cincinnati, the daughter of Charles and Bertha MOSEL HELD, and had resided here since 1942. A manager of the Normandie Hat Shop for over 15 years, she retired in January, 1967. Survivors include one son, Roy W. of Columbus; four sisters, Mrs. Lillian PAINE, Mrs. Ruth MARSH and Mrs. Bertha PROBST, all of Cincinnati, and Mrs. Dorothy ALDRIDGE of Orlando, Fla; two brothers, Charles and Herman HELD, both of Cincinnati, two grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Spring Grove Cemetery Chapel in Cincinnati. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dominican Sisters of the Sick Poor, 168 Lincoln st., Columbus. Burial will be in the Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati.

BIXLER, DILBERT, DORNER, IRWIN, JOHNSON, RAY, RICKARD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 8, 1967

Russell Franklin RAY, 65, of 1722 Summitt st., died at 5 a.m. Friday in Mercy Hospital where he had been admitted Tuesday. Mr. RAY was employed by the International Harvester Co. and had lived on a farm south of St. Paris before moving to Springfield. Born March 3, 1902, Mr. RAY was the son of William and Annie DILBERT RAY. Survivors include his wife Goldie; two sons, Delbert and Richard of Springfield; one daughter, Mrs. Norma Jean IRWIN of Piqua; three sisters, Mrs. Mildred JOHNSON, Mrs. Mary DORNER, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Emma DAWN of Irwin and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Richeson-Wickham Funeral Home. The Rev. Virgil Hamilton will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home. Burial will be in Newson Chapel Cemetery. [More information from Jan Botkin Therkildsen, Therkild@aol.com: Wife was Goldie BIXLER, d/o Robert Morgan BIXLER and Hettie RICKARD.]

GORDON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 15, 1967

Silas A. GORDON, 80 of 319 S. Scott St., New Carlisle, died at 1:10 a.m. Saturday, April 15, 1967, Mercy hospital. Body to Trostel-Chapman funeral home, New Carlisle, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday. Services 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with the Rev. John Middlekauff officiating. Burial Enon Cemetery.

BURTON, CALLISON, MARTIN, SOUDER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 22, 1967

Page 3. Joseph D. BURTON, 76, of 1628 W. High St, a retired engineer, died at 10 A.M. Friday in Community Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Clark County and was born June 17, 1890, the son of William and Belle CALLISON BURTON. His wife Helen L.. BURTON died Oct 12, 1964. Mr BURTON had been employed by Wittenberg University for the last 13 years and before that worked for Borden's. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Nellie SOUDER of Springfield and Mrs. Elsie MARTIN of North Hampton and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in the Littleton Funeral Home at 10 A.M. Monday with the Rev. Asa P. Cain , pastor of the Third Church of God officiating. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Sunday

BOOKER, CLIFTON, DAVID, DAVIS, DINGLEDEIN, DINGLEDINE, GROSS, HAMMOND, MORIS, MORRIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 1, 1967

Page 4. Emery (Windy) MORRIS, 69, of 22 N. Race St., a Springfield resident most of his life, died at 8:10 p.m. Sunday in his residence following three years of failing health. A member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Mr. MORRIS was a retired New York Central Railroad employee following 49 years in the signal and maintenance department. He retired in 1964 due to failing health. Born in Terre Haute, April 17, 1898, he was the son of Squire and Mary DINGLEDEIN MORRIS. Survivors include his wife Blanche; 3 daughters; Mrs. Betty CLIFTON, Mrs. June GROSS, and Miss Marlene MORRIS, all of Springfield; four sons, Robert of New York City, James K. and Jack R. both of Springfield, and Donald with the United States Air Force; 14 grandchildren, and four sisters, Mrs. Martha HAMMOND of Springfield, Mrs. Maude BOOKER of Newark, Mrs. Rose DAVIS of Tipp City, and Ida MORRIS of Dayton. His body was taken to Richards Memorial Home. Additional Information by submitter, Don G. MORRIS: DINGLEDEIN should be DINGLEDINE)

CAMPBELL, JUNG, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 28, 1967

Edward R. JUNG, 55, of 4327 Middle-Urbana Road, formerly of 4549 Willowbrook Drive, died at 11 a.m. Saturday in Mercy Hospital following one day of serious illness. The Fire Division emergency squad brought him at 1 p.m. to the hospital from the William Bayley Company, where he had been stricken. Mr. JUNG earlier in the week was honored for over 40 years of service at the William Bayley Company. He began on May 12, 1927, as a machinist in the Ross Equipment Division and in 1952 became a toolmaker. He and his wife moved into a newly built home Wednesday at the Middle-Urbana Road address. He was born in Springfield on May 23, 1912, the son of Joseph and Grace (Maine) JUNG, and had resided here all of his life. He was a member of St. Bernard's Church. Survivors include his wife, Nellie B.; one daughter, Mrs. Betty SMITH, of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Mary CAMPBELL, of Springfield, and a number of nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Bernard's Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery.

BETSCH, DETRICK, RIFE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 24, 1967

Howard G. (Pete) DETRICK, 49, of 1364 South Fountain Avenue, a foreman at Robins and Myers, Inc., was dead on arrival at Mercy Hospital at 5:40 p.m. Friday. Mr. DETRICK was aided by the Fire Division emergency squad after being stricken at 12 North Fountain Avenue. He was born September 27, 1917, in Springfield, the son of Forest and Christine BETSCH DETRICK. He is survived by one son, John Martin DETRIC, stationed at Camp Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md.: one daughter, Norma Jean DETRICK of Piqua, and one sister, Mrs. Christine RIFE of Springfield. He was a member of the New Carlisle Masonic Lodge, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton, Amateur Trapshooters Association, and was affiliated with the St. John's Lutheran Church. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Services will be held in the funeral home at 3 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Kay M. Glaesner, pastor of the St. John Lutheran Church, in charge. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery.

AIPLE, BURKHARDT, CLICK, LEITCHAUSER, REIBOLD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 24, 1967

John Rudolph (Rudy) BURKHARDT, 79, of 1107 West North Street, a former employee of the Speco Division of Kelsey-Hayes Co., died at 2:55 p.m. Friday in mercy Hospital following four years illness. A life-long resident of Springfield, he was born May 20, 1888, the son of John and Marie LEITCHAUSER BURKHARDT. He was a brick mason and held a 50-year membership in the brick mason's union. He is survived by his wife, Rose AIPLE BURKHARDT; two sons, John R., Jr., of Vandalia and Paul A. of Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich.; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Rose Marie) CLICK of new Carlisle; two brothers, Karl and Juel BURKHARDT, both of Springfield; two sisters, Miss Kathryn BURKHARDT and Mrs. Emma REIBOLD both of Springfield; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

BLAKE, BODEY, BUMP, CARNEY, COTRELL, NICHOLS, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 24, 1967

URBANA, Clarence Eston COTRELL, 68, of 805 Pindar Street, Urbana, died at 2:10 a.m. Friday in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Dayton, where he had been a patient since June. 21. He was born August 6, 1898, in Champaign County, the son of Joseph and Clara WILLIAMS COTRELL. Mr. COTRELL was employed as a florist by the former Good and Reese Greenhouse in Springfield and was later associated with the R. H. Murphey's Sons Co. Greenhouse in Urbana. Mr. COTRELL was a veteran of World War I and was a member of the Urbana Post No. 741 of the American legion. Survivors include his wife, Iol BODEY COTRELL; FOUR DAUGHTERS, Mrs. Eugene (Betty) CARNEY of Urbana, Mrs. Winters (Meriel) BUMP of Cuyahoga Falls, Mrs. Charles (Elsie) BLAKE of Springfield and Mrs. Carl (Beverly) NICHOLS of Mingo; two sons, Robert E. of Springfield and Donald W. of Urbana; 20 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Humphreys and Son Funeral Home in Urbana where friends may call. Private funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home with the Rev. Edward H. Runyan, pastor of the Mechanicsburg Church of God, in charge. Burial will be in the Kingscreek Cemetery.

ASEBROOK, BRADFORD, FRISZ, METZ, REISIG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, June 25, 1967

Mrs. Augusta FRISZ, 80, formerly of 974 Lagonda Avenue, died at 4:45 p.m. Saturday in Phillips Nursing Home, 802 South Limestone Street, where she had resided for the past two and a half years. She was born in Springfield, December 3, 1886, daughter of August and Caroline METZ REISIG and had resided here all of her life. She was a member of St. Bernard Church and the Altar Rosary Sodality. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. A. E. ASEBROOK, Sr., of Springfield; one grandson, A. E. ASEBROOK, Jr., of Springfield; one granddaughter, Mrs. Rice BRADFORD of Russells Point; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Requiem High mass is to be sung at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Bernard Church followed by burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.

HOLLAND, SMITH, VALENTINE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, June 25, 1967

Homer E. SMITH, 73, of 407 Gallagher Street, died in Community Hospital at 7:10 p.m. Saturday. Death followed six months of serious illness and eight years of failing health. He was born on June 2, 1894, in Jackson, Ohio. Survivors are his wife, Daisy E.; one daughter, Miss Betty Louise SMITH of Dayton, O.; six sons, Walter N., William W., and Homer E. Jr., all of Springfield; John R. and Robert E., both of Dayton; Jerry A., of Daytona Beach, Fla.; eight grandchildren; one brother, Norris A., of Dayton, O.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary VALENTINE, of Springfield, and Mrs. May HOLLAND, of Greenfield, O. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.

HOLLAND, SMITH, VALENTINE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, June 25, 1967

Home E. SMITH, 73, of 407 Gallagher Street, died n Community Hospital at 7:10 p.m. Saturday. Death followed six months of serious illness and eight years of failing health. He was born on June 2, 1894, in Jackson, Ohio. Survivors are his wife, Daisy E.: one daughter, Miss Betty Louise SMITH, of Dayton, O.; six sons, Walter N., William W., and Homer E. Jr., all of Springfield; John R. and Robert E., both of Dayton; Jerry A., of Daytona Beach, Fla.; eight grandchildren; one brother, Norris A., of Dayton, O.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary VALENTINE, of Springfield Mrs. May HOLLAND, of Greenfield, O. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.

SPARGUR, STULTZ Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, June 28, 1967

Page 40. Paul SPARGUR, 61, of 2411 Van Buren Ave, died at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday in Community Hospital following 18 months of failing health. He was born Nov 22, 1905 in Springfield, the son of Charles and Pearl (STULTZ) SPARGUR and had resided almost all his life in Springfield. Mr Spargur was a member of St Andrews Lodge No 619F and A M, the United Electricians Union No. 669 and was a veteran of WWII. He was a retired electrician having been employed by the Acme Electric Co at the time of his death. Survivors include his wife, Frances; one sister, Miss Mildred SPARGUR of Springfield, four nephews and one niece. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial home.


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