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BURKE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 5, 1968

Requiem High Mass for Walter W. BURKE, 75, of Bellefontaine, a native of Springfield, will be sun at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Patrick's Church, Bellefontaine. Burial will be in Cavalry Cemetery, Springfield. Kennedy Funeral Home, Bellefontaine. Mr. Burke died Saturday in Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine.

BISSETT, BRINSLEY, FLARIDA, MCMULTY, ODELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 27, 1968

Page 8. Mrs. Nora ODELL BRINSLEY, 82, of 833 N. Fountain av., a lifelong Springfield resident, died at 8 a.m. Sunday in Community Hospital following six days of illness. Mrs. BRINSLEY was the last charter member of Fourth Lutheran Church. Born May 24, 1886, she was the daughter of John and Idabell BISSETT FLARIDA. Survivors include two sons, John ODELL of Springfield and Philip ODELL of Grove City; three grandchildren, James and Kathy ODELL, both of Springfield, and Fred ODELL of Grove City; one step-daughter, Mrs. James MCMULTY of Springfield, and three step-sons, Chester BRINSLEY of Pittsburgh, Pa., and William and Frank BRINSLEY, both of Springfield. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Richards Memorial Home by the Rev. Robert Paul Hetico, pastor of Fourth Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

JUDY, MUMMA, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 27, 1968

Page 8. Mrs. Dora Mae JUDY, 65, a resident of the Dayton State Hospital, died at 3:45 a.m. Sunday in the hospital. A native of Clark County and the daughter of John William and Ida Jane SMITH MUMMA, she was born July 8, 1902. Survivors include two sons, John JUDY of Springfield and Wilbur JUDY of Marion; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and one brother, Elwood Eldon MUMMA of Springfield. (rest of obit cut off)

GETROST Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 27, 1968

Page 8. Mrs. Barbara D. GETROST, 86, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 1:10 a.m. Sunday in Rickly Memorial Hospital. Mrs. GETROST was born in Fairview, W. Va., Jan. 31, 1882. She entered the home Feb. 23, 1967, sponsored by Belle Air Lodge, No 267, F. and A.M., Bellaire. One son, Dr. J. M GETROST, of Columbus survives. Her body was sent to the P.E. Rutherford Funeral Home for services and burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Bellaire, O.

DECKER, RAY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 27, 1968

Page 8. Timothy Edward RAY, 3 months, of 139 W. North st., died unexpectedly at 12:30 p.m. Sunday in his residence. He was the son of Mrs. and Mrs. Jerald Edward RAY and is survived by one sister, Tammy Sue; maternal grandparent, Mrs. Thelma DECKER of Springfield, and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harlie RAY of Springfield. His body was taken to Littleton's Funeral Home. Graveside services and burial will be held at 1 p.m.

HENDERSON, HOFFMAN, MACZKO, PECK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 29, 1968

Police Officer Carl HENDERSON dies at age 48.
Springfield Police Patrolman Carl E. HENDERSON, 48, of 2651 Zimmerman ave. died unexpectedly at 5pm Tuesday in Mercy Hospital where he was taken by fire division emergency squad from his residence at 3:42 pm. HENDERSON had complained of chest pains according to emergency squad. Member of the police force for 21 years, he last worked with the detective division. HENDERSON joined the police division March 16,1947. He was a veteran of WW2 and was a member of the fraternal order of police. He was born in Springfield July 16, 1919. Survivors include his wife Bertha, one daughter, Mrs. Nancy HOFFMAN of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Vanita MACZKO of Colorado Springs,Co; two brothers, Mautz and Curtis HENDERSON; his mother, Mrs. Enos PECK; and one half-brother, Paul PECK, all of Springfield. Friends may call at the Woods Allgier funeral home from 2-4 and 7-9 pm Thursday. Services will be held at 2 pm Friday in the funeral home with Rev. John Wilson Pastor of the First Christen Church in charge. Burial will be at Ferncliff Cemetery. All the Springfield Police Reserve members are to be present at 7 pm Thursday in the funeral home.

BRUGGER, BUCK, DONAHUE, HEDINGER, JUNG, PIERCE, USTLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, June 5, 1968

Jerome H. JUNG, 59, of 515 Dorchester Drive, a lifelong Springfield resident, died unexpectedly at 4 p.m. Tuesday in his residence. Mr. JUNG, a former partner in the Miami Pattern Shop, had been a pattern maker at White Superior Division of White Motor Corporation four years. He was a member of St. Joseph Church, the Holy Name Society of the parish, Knights of Columbus, Council 624, and the Pattern Makers Association. Born March 22, 1909, he was the son of Peter and Cora (USTLER) JUNG. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Dennis (Patricia) BRUGGER of Springfield and Mrs. David (Mary Kay) DONAHUE of Dayton; two sons, Jerome P. JUNG of Springfield and Thomas F. at home; one grandson, Michael JUNG; and three sisters, Mrs. Asa PIERCE of Springfield, Mrs. Roy HEDINGER of Wheeling, West Virginia, and Mrs. Laurel BUCK of Topeka, Kansas. Requiem High Mass will be sung at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

DOBSON, EUBANKS, MUNNERLYN, STEPP Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, June 27, 1968

Page 6. Mrs. Mose EUBANKS. Mrs. Adelia DOBSON EUBANKS, 63, of 118 Obenchain av, died unexpectedly at 11:45 pm Tuesday in her residence. She was born Sept 2, 1904, in Springfield, the daughter of William and Ella STEPP. She was a member of St John's Baptist Church, the Missionary Society of the church and its Deaconess Board. She is survived by her husband, Mose; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Naomi MUNNERLYN; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 10:30 am Saturday in St John's Baptist Church, with the Rev Roosevelt Walker Officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the Robert C Henry Funeral Home after 3 pm Friday.

WORTHINGTON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, June 27, 1968

Page 6. Mrs Lyman D WORTHINGTON Funeral services for Mrs Mary Alice WORTHINGTON, 51, of 5551 Troy rd, Springfield, will be held at 1:30 pm Friday in the Littleton Funeral Home with the Rev Delano Humphrey, pastor of the Honeycreek Baptist Church, in charge. Friends may call in the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Thursday. Mrs WORTHINGTON died at 6:30 pm Tuesday in Mercy Hospital. Burial will be in Myers Cemetery, North Hampton.

CRABB, CRAIG, DAVIS, DUFFEY, JUSTICE, LOWE, MEEKS, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, June 30, 1968

Page 8A. Sylvester C DUFFEY, Sr, 54, of Deland, Fla, formerly of Urbana and a native of Springfield, died a t 10:15 am Thursday in a DeLand Hospital. He was born Sept. 23, 1913, the son of Oscar and Florence CRABB DUFFEY. Mr. DUFFEY was a former member of the Grace Baptist Church of Urbana and was a charter member of the DeLand Baptist Temple. He was employed for 17 years with the International Harvester Co as a plumber and a steam fitter and retired in 1961 because of failing health. Survivors include his wife, the former Estella LOWE ; five daughters, Mrs. Everett (Alice) JUSTICE and Mrs. Thomas (Estella) SMITH, both of Urbana, Mrs. Harold (Etta Mae) SMITH of Springfield, and Mrs. Roy (Regina) DAVIS of and Mrs. William (Delores) MEEKS, both of DeLand, Florida ; four sons, Sylvester, Jr, or Urbana, Clarence E of Maryland, Wilbur O with the United States Army and Edward R, at home ;six sisters, Mrs. Beatrice CRAIG of New Castle, Ind, Mrs. [rest of obituary is missing]

MCKENZIE, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, June 30, 1968

Page 8A. Kevin SMITH, six-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. David SMITH of 105 Seever st, died unexpectedly Friday morning in Buffalo, NY where he was on a trip with his parents. Mr. SMITH, the child's father, had been sent to Buffalo on a job assignment and was accompanied by his family. Infant SMITH was born in Urbana, O, on Dec 12, 1967. Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a brother, David, at home, Mrs. Helena MCKENZIE, maternal grandmother, of Springfield, and Mrs. Irene SMITH, paternal grandmother of Urbana. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from noon Monday; funeral services are to be held at 2 pm Monday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BALES, CHRISTMAN, CLARK, GRAY, NEER, PENWELL, SHOEMAKER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, June 30, 1968

Page 8A. Arnold BALES, 58, of 3039 Troehler rd died in Community Hospital at 3:30 pm Saturday following one year of failing health and one month of serious illness. He was born in Springfield on May 30, 1910, the son of Nathan and Rosalee SHOEMAKER BALES and had resided in Springfield almost all his life. He operated Bales Market at Scott and Pleasant sts. He was member of the Loyal Order of Moose, the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Fraternal Order of Police. Surviving is his widow, Mrs. Inabell [PENWELL] BALES, of Springfield; three daughters, Mrs. William (Dorma) GRAY, Mrs. Theodore (Patty) NEER, and Mrs. James (Charity) CLARK, all of Springfield; one son, Franklin D BALES, of Medway, O; 10 grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Rosalee BALES of Hillsboro, O; one sister, Mrs. Geneva CHRISTMAN, of Hillsboro; two brothers, Woodrow BALES of Springfield, and Roscoe BALES of Leesburg, O. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

CLEAVELAND, COPE, MCENANEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, June 30, 1968

Page 8A. [...] Community Hospital at 1:15 pm Saturday after being stricken while shopping in the Burnett Road Plaza. Mrs. [Effie V] MCENANEY was born on April 17, 1889, in Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Robert and Catherine COPE CLEAVELAND, but had resided in Springfield for most of her life. Survivors include three sons, William R and James R, both of Springfield, and Edward J of Weyzetta, Minn ; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, plus several nieces and nephews. Her husband, William H, died in 1950 [obit publ Dec 6, 1950] Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Monday. Funeral services are to be held in the funeral home at 10 am Tuesday. Burial will be in St Bernard's Cemetery.

BALDWIN, ESCHENFELDER, NEER, STEVENSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, July 1, 1968

Page 8. [...]Born Aug 31, 1891 in New Moorefield, O, he was the son of Wilmer and Jane NEER BALDWIN. Mr. [Forrest E] BALDWIN as a retired farmer with acreage on Old Clifton rd. Survivors include his wife Evelyn Y ; two daughters, Mrs. Margretta STEVENSON of Sylvan Shores, Mrs. Louise ESCHENFELDER of Columbus; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren ; a brother, Walter BALDWIN of New Moorefield ; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Littleton Funeral Home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Monday. Services will be held at the funeral home Tuesday at 3 pm with the Rev Robert G Scully, minister of the Central United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BALLENTINE, CLINGERMAN, LANUM Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, July 1, 1968

Page 8. Mrs. Stella BALLENTINE, 77, of Lakeview, Route 1, formerly of Springfield, died unexpectedly at 12:30 pm Sunday in her residence. She was born March 4, 1891. Mrs. BALLENTINE was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles No 397. Her husband, Joseph Forrest BALLENTINE, preceded her in death in 1955. Survivors include three sons, Forrest M of Lakeview, Arthur O of Springfield and Edwin R of DeLand, Fla ; two daughters, Mrs. Mary LANUM and Mrs. Helen CLINGERMAN, both of Springfield ; 22 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 pm Tuesday. The Eagles will conduct services at 6:30 pm Tuesday in the funeral home. Services will be held at 1:30 pm Wednesday in the funeral home with the Rev Kay Glaesner, pastor of St John's Lutheran Church, in charge. Burial will be in the Enon Cemetery.

HUBE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, July 1, 1968

Page 8. Funeral services for Miss Gretchen HUBE, 80, of 1325 Cedarview dr, will be held at 10 am Tuesday in the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home with the Rev Meade Rugh and the Rev R R Garrett jointly officiating. Friends may call in the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Monday. The Home City Chapter No 258 OES will conduct services at 7:300 pm Monday in the funeral home Miss HUBE died at 4 pm Saturday in Mercy Hospital. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

KINLEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, July 1, 1968

Page 8. Mrs. Altamese KINLEY, 54, of 130 W Clark st, died Sunday at 10:57 am in Mercy Hospital. Born Jan 10, 1914 in Gainsville, [rest of obituary is missing]

RAUCH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 3, 1968

Page 8. Mrs John D RAUCH. Service for Mrs Lola RAUCH, 53, of 102 Roosevelt dr, wife of John D RAUCH, will be held Friday at a time to be announced. Burial will be in St Bernard Cemetery. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday and 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Thursday. Mrs RAUCH, who had been associated with Mercy Hospital more than 10 years as a practical nurse, died unexpectedly at 10:30 am Monday in her residence.

PYLES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 3, 1968

Page 8. Leo E PYLES. Funeral services for Leo E PYLES, 68, of 1205 S Bird rd, will be conducted at 1:30 pm Friday in the Richards Memorial Home by the Rev Clarence PRUGH. Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday and 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Thursday. Mr PYLES died at 8 pm Monday in Commuity Hospital following two months of serious illness.

BALES, PENWELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 3, 1968

Page 8. Mrs Raymond PENWELL. Mrs Anna L PENWELL, 41, of Bessemer, Pa, died at 3:45 pm Tuesday in Community Hospital. Mrs PENWELL was visiting Springfield to attend the funeral of Arnold BALES, a local merchant who died last week. She is survived by her husband, Raymond. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home and will be sent to the Cunningham Funeral Home in Bessemer.

HEIL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 3, 1968

Page 8. Lt Louis HEIL. Requiem High Mass for 1st Lt Louis HEIL of 550 Ogden rd, who was killed in action in Vietnam, will be sung at 10 am Friday in St Raphael Church, with burial in St Bernard Cemetery. Friends may call at the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Thursday.

BAKER, BENNETT, COMPTON, HARRISON, KILE, SNAPP, SULTZBAUGH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 7, 1968

Harry B. SULTZBAUGH, 83, of 4601 Tulane Rd., died in the Ridgewood Nursing Home at 8:20 a.m. Saturday following several years of failing health and one of serious illness. He was born on May 26, 1885, in Clark County, O., the son of George and Mary L. (Lizzie) BAKER SULTZBAUGH, and spent his entire lifetime in farming in Clark County, until his retirement a few years ago. Surviving is one brother, B.J. SULTZBAUGH, of Enon, O.; one sister, Mrs. Thomas BENNETT of Springfield; four nieces, Mrs. Helen SNAPP of Columbus, O., Mrs. Catherine KILE, of Spring field; Mrs. Mary Louise COMPTON of San Francisco, Calif., and Mrs. Marjorie HARRISON of Riverside, Calif.; three nephews, Robert SULTZBAUGH of Springfield, Thomas SULTZBAUGH, of Springfield, Thomas SULTZBAUGH of Dallas, Tex., and Robert BENNETT of, of Springfield. Friends may call at the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Meade Rugh, associate pastor of the First Lutheran Church, and the Rev. R. R. Garrett, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, jointly officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

MCGLONE, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 4, 1968

Mrs. B. Mae YOUNG MCGLONE. Funeral Services for Mrs. B. Mae YOUNG MCGLONE, 84, of 139 N. Lowry av., were held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Littleton Funeral Home with the Rev. John A. Wilson officiating. Mrs. MCGLONE died Wednesday while attending a church camp near Angola, Ind. The Littleton Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Burial was in Ferncliff Cemetery.

ATCHISON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 4, 1968

Requiem High Mass for Springfield Police Sgt. Richard E. ATCHISON, 2, of 208 W. Columbia st., will be sung at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. The Fraternal Order of Police will conduct services at 7 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Sgt ATCHISON, who had served with the police force 14 years, died of a cerebral hemorrhage at 10:40 a.m. Thursday in Mercy Hospital where he had been admitted Sunday. Pallbearers will be Ben Miller, Lawrence Cosby, Gene Morris, Don Wagner, Robert Newell and Raymond B. Jordan. Honorary pallbearers include Les Beamish, Stanley Beamish, Robert Canny, Paul Booghier, Harland Theopolos, and Thomas Evans.

OVERHOLSER, USTLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 4, 1968

Mrs. Marjorie Louise OVERHOLSER, 44, of 233 W. Orange st., Apopka, Fla., wife of Stanford OVERHOLSER, Springfield area native and former local resident, died Saturday in Orlando, Fla. She was a music teacher; a member of the Apopka Presbyterian Church; a member of the Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Zeta Delta Sorority, Florida State University. Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Kimberly K. and Kerrie Sue; a son, Donald, all of Apopka; her parents, Mrs. and Mrs. John W. USTLER, of Apopka, former Springfield area residents; three brothers, John R., of Orlando, Fla.; Norma L. of Apopka; Charles E. USTLER of New York City. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday in the Apopka Presbyterian Church. The Bray Altman Funeral Home, Apopka, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.

GORDON, SWARTZBAUGH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, August 7, 1968

Funeral services for Mrs. Elma GORDON, 69, of 1211 N. Lowry av., will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Richards Memorial Home, with the Rev. Lawrence Rugh, pastor of First Lutheran Church, officiating. Mrs. GORDON, widow of Chester E. GORDON who died in Springfield in 1955, died in Community Hospital at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday following four days of serious illness. She was born in Cleveland Feb. 19, 1899, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George SWARTZBAUGH. Mrs. GORDON was a graduate of the Springfield City Hospital School of Nurses and a member of the Nurses Alumni Association. She was a member of First Lutheran Church. She is survived by one son, Philip GORDON of Chillicothe. An aunt, Nell SWARTZBAUGH, preceded her in death. The family suggests that contributions be made to the First Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, the Oesterlen Home or Lutheran Community Services. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BOWMAN, FAULKNER, GRUNCISCH, WILDASIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, August 23, 1968

Services for Mrs Jennie BOWMAN , 86, of Fairborn Nursing Home, formerly of Springfield will be conducted at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Littleton Funeral Home by the Rev Lawrence T Rugh, pastor of First Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Mrs Bowman, who at one time lived at 711 W High ST, and more recently at 19 S Yellow Springs St, died at about 6:30 a.m. Thursday in the nursing home. She was born Nov 2, 1881 in Champaign county, the daughter of John B and Emma S WILDASIN. Mrs Bowman was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Springfield. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs Wilbur GRUNDISCH of Fairborn; one grandson, Robert E GRUNDISCH ; and one niece, Mrs Roy FAULKNER of Springfield.

SEAMAN, THOMAS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 27, 1968

Earl (Lee) THOMAS of 1206 Maiden Ln. was stricken while driving his automobile at Eagle River, Wis. Monday. He was taken to a hospital near there and was pronounced dead on arrival. Mr.THOMAS was employed by the Springfield Post Office as a letter carrier. He was a member of Grace United Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Betty SEAMAN THOMAS, a son Richard of Dayton, and three grandsons, all of Dayton. His body will be returned to the Richards Memorial home.

DAVANAUGH, KENNEDY, LOKCINSKI Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 27, 1968

John M. KENNEDY, 78, of 802 E. Main st., a lifelong Springfield resident, died unexpectedly at 10:10 a.m. Monday in his residence following several years of failing health. Mr. KENNEDY was dead on arrival of the Fire Division emergency squad. A member of St. Bernard Church, Mr. KENNEDY was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. He had been an inspector at International Harvester Co. 26 years until his retirement in 1956. Born May 16, 1890, he was the son of Michael and Mary CAVANAUGH KENNEDY.

CAVANAUGH, KENNEDY, LOKCINSKI Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, August 27, 1968

John M. Kennedy, 78, of 802 E. Main st., a lifelong Springfield resident, died unexpectedly at 10:10 a.m. Monday in his residence following several years of failing health. Mr. KENNEDY was dead on arrival of the Fire Division emergency squad. A member of St. Bernard Church, Mr. KENNEDY was a U.S. Army veteran of World War I. He had been an inspector at international harvester Co. 26 years until his retirement in 1956. Born May 16, 1890, he was the son of Michael and Mary CAVANAUGH KENNEDY. Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Bernard (Helen) LOKCINSKI; one brother, James J. KENNEDY, both of Springfield; two nieces, and two nephews. Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Thursday in St. Bernard Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

BUCHER, HELVIE, SCULLY, WELLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, September 19, 1968

Mrs. Leota B. WELLER, 82, of 1615 Woodward av. died at 1:35 p.m. Wednesday in Community Hospital following an extensive illness. She had been a resident of Springfield since 1917. She was a member of the Central United Methodist Church and an active member of the Women's Society of Christian Service and Sunday school classes of the church. Born Sept. 27, 1885 in New Carlisle, she was the daughter of William L. and Jennie HELVIE BUCHER. Survivors include her husband, Edgar G., a retired principal of Roosevelt Junior High School, who for many years taught in Springfield and Clark County schools; two sons, William F., a former principal of Hayward Junior High School and Merrill B., both of Springfield; a niece, Miss Betty BUCHER; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home for services at 3 p.m. Friday. Rev. Dr. Robert G. SCULLY, pastor of the Central United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

BOWERS, HOGUE, PENCIL, STOTT, WALKER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 2, 1968

Vol. 115, No. 183; Page 2 New Carlisle - Carl F. BOWERS, 63, of Stott Road, New Carlisle, died at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in Mercy Hospital, Springfield. He had been a patient for nine days. He had been a farmer in the North Hampton area and a member of the St. Paris Church of God. He married the former Lulu STOTT June 21, 1931, and she survives. Born in Clark County, November 15, 1904, he was the son of Oscar and Lydia Drury BOWERS. Survivors besides his wife include two sons, Harold E. of St. Paris, and Robert F. of Enon; two daughters, Mrs. Geneva WALKER of Lawrenceville, and Mrs. Carolyn PENCIL of North Hampton; and eight grandchildren. A brother, Ralph, preceded him in death. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Church of God in St. Paris with the Rev. Oliver HOGUE, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Newson Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call at the Richeson and Wickham Funeral Home, St. Paris, from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, after 2 p.m. Thursday and until time of services Friday. His body will be at the church one hour prior to services.

EVILSIZOR, GOINGS, MORRIS, PLACE, WOLFORD Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, October 10, 1968

Urbana - Services for Mrs Hazel WOLFORD , 72, of 124 E Water St, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Neff-Walter funeral home. The Rev Malcolm D Hooker, pastor of the Urbana Presbyterian Church will officiate. Mrs Wolford died early Tuesday in her residence. Burial will be in Nettle Creek Cemetery. She was born July 4, 1896, in Urbana, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (PLACE) EVILSIZOR , and had lived here all of her life. Survivors include one nephew, Eddie GOINGS of Woodstock and a number of cousins, including Mrs Florence MORRIS of Springfield.

DAILEY, MONTROSE, STUMBO, THORNTON, WHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, October 25, 1968

Page 6. Alpha STUMBO, 82, of Rappsburg, O, Lawrence County, died Friday morning in a hospital in Huntington WV. He was born July 6, 1886, in Lawrence county. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Hazel WHITE and Mrs. Audrey DAILEY, both of Ironton, Miss Helen THORNTON of Willow Wood, O, and Mrs. Georgianna MONTROSE of Columbus, and two brothers, William of Rappsburg and Raymond of Springfield. His body was taken to the Phillips Funeral Home in Ironton where friends may call until 4 pm Saturday. The body will be taken to the residence in Rappsburg where friends may call from 6 pm Saturday. Services will be held at 2pm Sunday n the Mt Zion Baptist Church in Rappsburg with the Rev Jack Baldwin and the Rev Chester Joseph officiating. Burial will be in Mt Zion Cemetery, Rappsburg.

MORRIS, NETTS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, October 25, 1968

Page 6. Services for William J MORRIS, 85, of 1420 S Fountain av, will be held at 3 pm Saturday in the Littleton Funeral Home, with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Friday. Mr. MORRIS died at 1:15 pm Thursday n his residence after suffering a heart attack. Mr. MORRIS, a retired Penn Central Railroad conductor, is survived by his wife, Esco and four children, Mrs. Walter S (Dorothy) NETTS of Springfield, James C MORRIS of Minneapolis, Minn, Phillip W MORRIS of Lans[?], William L MORRIS [rest of obituary is missing]

BAKER, BEHLING, BUTLER, SHAW Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, October 25, 1968

Page 6. [...] Mr[Foster H] SHAW had built many houses in Yellow Springs and Springfield, and attended Grace Lutheran Church in Springfield. A native of Yellow Springs and the son of Cyrus and Sallie BAKER SHAW, he was born April 28 1894. Survivors include his wife, Lena G SHAW ; two daughters, Mary Lou BUTLER of Yellow Springs, Route 1, and Mrs. Nancy BEHLING of Worthington; one son, Robert F SHAW of Jamestown; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and two brothers, Charles and Harvey SHAW both of Yellow Springs, Route 1. Services will be held at 2 pm Sunday in the Jackson, Lytle, and Coffman Funeral Home in Yellow Springs. The rev Donald Gilhouse, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, Springfield, will officiate. Burial will be in Glen Forest Cemetery. The family requests that memorial gifts be made to the Heart Fund in either Greene or Clark County. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Saturday.

CUMMINGS, LINTON, OBER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, October 25, 1968

Page 6. Services for Mrs. Loudene LINTON OBER, 34 of Cable, will be held at 2 pm Sunday in the Jenkins Chapel Church with the Rev L A Peters officiating. Mrs. LINTON died at 5:30 am Thursday in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana. She had been ill for two and one-half years. Friends may call at the Freshwater Funeral Home, North Lewisburg, on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, New Moorefield. Born Feb 1, 1934, she was the daughter of Lewis and Golda CUMMINGS LINTON. Her mother survives. She was married in February 1953 to M P OBER who also survivors. She was a member of the Jenkins Chapel Church. Other survivors include five children, Louanne, Melby Phillips, Mark, Matthew Douglas, and Marvin; one brother, Gene [rest of obituary is missing]

BUCK, HEDINGER, JUNG, PIERCE, SPANG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, November 16, 1968

Peter A. JUNG, 85, of 1809 Highland Avenue, died in his residence at 6:45 p.m. Saturday following a seven-month illness. He was born in Germany on October 1, 1883, the son of Ludwig and Katherine (SPANG) JUNG and had resided in Springfield most of his life. He was employed as a machinist for the former Buffalo Road Roller Company for many years, retiring in 1950. Mr. JUNG was a member of St. Bernard Church. Survivors include his wife, Cora; three daughters, Mrs. Laurel (Martha) BUCK, of Topeka, Kansas; Mrs. Roy (Jane) HEDINGER, of Wheeling, West Virginia; Mrs. Asa (Eva) PIERCE, of Springfield; ten grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews. A son, Jerome, preceded him in death in June 1968. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 Monday. Requiem High Mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Bernard's Church, with burial in St. Bernard's Cemetery. The family requests that contributions may be made to the Dominican Sisters, or the Clark County Cancer Society.

KEELER Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 4, 1968

Page 6. Mrs Lela Marjorie KEELER. Wednesday in the Church of God, Upper Valley rd, Dayton, with the Rev Muryer Fisher officiating. The Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. KEELER died at 12:15 am Monday in Community Hospital. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

BROWN, GAFFNEY, GROUT, HAMMOND, HOLT, NANCE, SILVESTRI, TONEY, WAGMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 4, 1968

Page 6. Mrs Jesse G NANCE. Mrs Mary U NANCE, 58, of 1211 Tibbetts av, a lifelong Springfield resident and wife of Jesse G NANCE, died at 11 am Tuesday in Mercy Hospital. She had been ill four years. Mrs NANCE was a member of St Joseph Church and the Altar Rosary Sodality of the parish. She retired in May, 1968, following 25 years employment with Robbins and Myers, Inc, as a coil winder. She was born June 06, 1910 the daughter of C E and Mary GAFFNEY GROUT. Survivors other than her husband, include one son, James K HOLT of Springfield; four grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs L A TONEY and Mrs Pauline HAMMOND, of Burbank, Calif, Mrs Norma WAGMAN of Hidden Hills, Calif, Mrs Rosalie BROWN of Thousand Oaks, Calif, and Mrs Alice SILVESTRI of Miami, Fla, and several nieces and nephews. Requiem High Mass will be sung 11:30 am Thursday in St Joseph Church, with burial in St Bernard Cemetery. Friends may call at the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday. St Joseph Altar Rosary Sodality rites will be conducted at 8 pm Wednesday in the funeral home.

BROCK, BROWNLEE, FRANKLIN Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 4, 1968

Page 6. Orville S BROCK. Services for Orville S BROCK, 66, formerly of 53 W North st, will be conducted at 10 am Thursday in the Littleton Funeral Home by the Rev Frank L Cross, pastor of Columbus Avenue United Methodist Church Burial will be in Newcomers Cemetery. Visitation hours are 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday. Mr BROCK died at 9 am Tuesday in a Columbus hospital following several years of failing health. He was born in Greenfield, the son of James Millard and Ella FRANKLIN BROCK. He was formerly employed by the Springfield Metallic Casket Co, and as a salesman for Hadley Furniture Co. Survivors include his wife, Glenna; one daughter, Mrs James BROWNLEE; two grandchildren, Cindy of Columbus and Stephen of Springfield; one brother, Oscar of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews.

LYTLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 4, 1968

Funeral Services for Mrs. Catherine Marie LYTLE, 48, of 1116 South Yellow Springs Street, will be held at 1p.m. Thursday in the Mt. Zion Baptist church with the Rev. W.E. Richardson, pastor in charge. Friends may cal at the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home. Her body will lie in state in the church two hours prior to services. Mrs. Lytle died at 12:15 a.m. Monday in Mercy Hospital. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BURBECK, CHASE, DAWSON, GEORGE, HADDEN, MAYNARD, POWELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 4, 1968

URBANA - Frank MAYNARD, Sr. 67, of 5456 Middle-Urbana Road, died at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, where he had been a patient 10 days. He was a 20-year employe of International Harvester Co., having retired in 1966. Mr. MAYNARD was born March 25, 1901, in Richardson, Kentucky, a son of William and Julia GEORGE MAYNARD. Survivors include his wife, Thelma DAWSON MAYNARD; three daughters, Mrs. Harry (Janavee) HADDEN of Enon, Mrs. Glenn (Edith) BURBECK of Urbana, and Mrs. David (Donald) POWELL of Springfield; two sons, Frank, Jr. of Mechanicsburg and Bobby G. MAYNARD of Springfield; 11 grandchildren; one brother, Roy of Springfield; and one sister, Mrs. Ray (Luella) CHASE of San Diego, Calif. The Rev. Frank Miesse of the Bible Baptist Church, Springfield, will conduct services at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Neff-Walter Funeral Home, here. Burial will be in Oak Dale Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

FLATTER, GORDON, MONEYMAKER, ROBERTS, SULLIVAN, ZINN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 16, 1969

Mrs. Grace A. GORDON, 92 , formerly of E. Washington St. died at 1:35 a.m. Thursday in Mercy Hospital, where she had been a patient for the past nine days. Mrs. GORDON formerly was a resident of the United Missionary Home in New Carlisle for six years. She was born July 22, 1876 in Greene county, the daughter of Jacob and Lucinda FLATTER ROBERTS, and was a member of the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren. Survivors include two sons, Cash of Lawrenceville and Roger E. of Springfield; three daughters, Mrs. Nettie SULLIVAN of Jackson, Mrs. Faye ZINN of New Carlisle and Mrs. Thelma MONEYMAKER of Dayton; ten grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle, where friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home, with the Rev. John Middlekauff, pastor of the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren, officiating and Elder WAlter Hawke assisting. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery.

BOTKIN, KELEHER, REYNOLDS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 27, 1969

Page 4. South High Senior Girl Dies in Crash. Seventeen-year-old Vicki Lynn BOTKIN, a senior at South High School, was killed instantly early Sunday when the car she was driving swerved off a curve on Clifton rd., east of U. S. 68, in Greene County, and tumbled into an embankment. Investigating Ohio Highway Patrol officers said Miss BOTKIN was driving toward Dayton at 1:25 a.m. when she apparently lost control of the vehicle. She was pronounced dead on arrival at Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia. She was pinned in the wreckage several minutes before rescue workers could get into the vehicle, officers said. Miss BOTKIN was an active member of the high school Spanish Club and had voiced interest in a college education with hopes of becoming a photographer. Miss BOTKIN was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George BOTKIN., 1943 Amanda av., and is survived by her parents; three brothers, Ricky, who attends Maryville College in Maryville, Tenn.; Randy and Gregg at home; and one sister, Miss Lori BOTKIN at home. Also surviving are her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Mary REYNOLDS an paternal grandmother, Mrs. Barbara BOTKIN, both of Springfield. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home. Born June 26, 1951, Miss BOTKIN was a native of Springfield and worked occasionally for the Board of Education. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen, THERKILD@aol.com: Mother's maiden name not listed in obituary; however, it was listed as KELEHER in her brother Ricky's 1994 obituary and her father's 1995 obituary.]

ARMSTRONG, GIBBS, OLDS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Dayton, OH on Thursday, January 30, 1969

GIBBS, Mrs. Margare (OLDS), age 70, of 2304 King Avenue, passed away Thursday at her residence. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Bert ARMSTRONG of Christiansburg, Ohio; three brothers, Carl OLDS, Dayton, Everett OLDS, of Springfield, Ohio, Raymond OLDS, of Piqua, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews. She had formerly been employed at Standard Register Company. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Senior Citizens and the Horticultural Society. Funeral services 11 a.m. Monday at the Tobias Funeral Home, 648 Watervliet Ave. Dr. Emerson Bragg officiating. Interment New Carlisle cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Submitted by Carleene Roe, carleeneroe@prodigy.net


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