Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for June 1970 thru February 1971


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CURREY, GROGAN, NEEDLES, SULKIN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, June 9, 1970

page 4 . Mrs Mary SULKIN, 79, of 11521/2 Lagonda av., died unexpectedly in her home at 9 a.m. Monday. She has lived here most of her life and had been employed by Robbins and Myers, Inc., for 37 years, retiring in 1959. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, the R. and M. Benefit Association, the Springfield Senior Citizens Club, the Springfield Drop-In Center, Local 902 and the R and M Girl's Club. Mrs. SULKIN was born in Clinton County Sept 13, 1890, the daughter of Patrick and Emma Moore GROGAN. Her first husband, Samuel CURREY, Sr. died in 1930 and her second husband, Earl SULKIN died in 1951. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs Ray (Thelma) NEEDLES of Springfield, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, a son, Samuel, and a daughter Clarice, also preceded her in death. Her body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home by the Rev. Jon Joyce, pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, and Gary Johnson, pastor-intern. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

FORBECK, MERRIMAN, RODGERS, STICKLE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 27, 1970

Howard FORBECK, 58, of 5241 Lower Valley Pk., died at 5:45 a.m. Saturday in Greene Memorial Hospital, Xenia. He was born April 17, 1912, in Springfield, the son of Albert and Maude MERRIMAN FORBECK and had resided in Clark county all of his life. Mr. FORBECK was a retired farmer. Survivors include a brother Paul, with whom he made his home; two nieces, Mrs. Barbara STICKLE of LaPuente, Calif., and Mrs. Blanche RODGERS of Harmony, and one nephew, David FORBECK of Springfield. His body was taken to the Littleton funeral homewhere friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Services willbe held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Enon Cemetery.

BERRY, BLAND, LOWE, MILLER, SHEPARD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, June 30, 1970

Mrs. Maude Marie (LOWE) MILLER, 71 of Van Nuys, Calif., widow of Lewis L. MILLER, died in Van Nuys Friday following a prolonged illness. She was born Aug. 2, 1898 in Marysville, the daughter of Chark and Lulu BLAND LOWE and resided in Springfield from 1918 to 1948, at which time she moved to Van Nuys. While a resident of Springfield Mrs. MILLER was a member of the Fifth Lutheran Church and the Springfield Country Club. Her husband, Lewis L., former attorney in Springfield, former City Commissioner and Mayor, former judge for Municipal Court and Chairman of the Republication County Committee, died in 1939. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Jan S. (Louise) BERRY of Van Nuys, Calif., and Mrs. Thomas D. (Carolyn) SHEPARD of Woodland Hills, Calif.; one son, Lt. Comd. Robert Lewis MILLER of Charleston, S.C.; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Harry D. of Columbus; one niece and two nephews. Graveside services and burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Ferncliff Cemetery in charge of the Rev. August Schneider, pastor of the Fifth Lutheran Church. Local arrangements are in charge of the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home. There will be no calling house in the funeral home.

CRISSINGER, HANES, NEWLAND Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 4, 1970

John Roger HANES, 68, of 2111 Broadway, a retired employee of Speco Division of the Kelsey-Hayes Co., was dead on arrival of Springfield Fire Division emergency squadmen at 2:32 p.m. Friday after he became ill at his home.  Mr. HANES was born in Clark County on Nov. 22, 1901 the son of John and Della CRISSINGER HANES & had lived in Clark County all his life. He was a member of Clark Lodge 101, F. and A.M., Springfield Chapter 48, Springfield Council No. 17, Scotish Rite Valley of Dayton, and the Antioch Temple Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He was graduated from the Wittenberg Academy in 1920 and attended Wittenberg University.  Survivors include his wife, Elma; a son, John Roger HANES, Jr., of Leesburg Fla.; a brother, Col. Robert C. HANES of Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Ruby NEWLAND of Blissfield, Mich.; three grandchildren, Debbie Sue, Lisa Ann and John, all of Ocala; several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.

BOLEN, ELLENBERER, JOHNSON, MURPHY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 5, 1970

Mrs. Eva BOLEN, 89, of 2055 Hillside av., died Saturday morning in her residence. She was the widow of William Henry BOLEN who died in 1934, and both were former residents of Lilly Chapel Area in Madison County.  Mrs. BOLEN was born in Hocking County Feb. 9, 1881, daughter of Leander and Lucinda ELLENBERER MURPHY. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church in Springfield, was a charter member of Rebecca Lodge of Lilly Chapel.  Survivors include a daughter, Miss Rema BOLENof Springfield; a son, Wilber of New Carlisle; two grandchildren. Services are to be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Rader Funeral Home in London with Rev. Otis L. JOHNSON, Second Church of God, officiating. Burial is to be in Galloway Cemetery, Galloway, O. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

BOYSEL, COOK, DEAN, EITEL, FLYNN, ISAACS, KING, MELVIN, MOUSER, SCHILLING, SEYMOUR, SINIFF Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 5, 1970

London, O.-- Mrs. Anna May BOYSEL, 85, of 18 Graham av., London, O., died 11:10 a.m. Saturday in Madison County Hospital where she had been a patient for the past eight days. She was born July 22, 1884, in Ross County, daughter of Milton and Anna DEAN SEYMOUR. She was preceded in death by her husband, George, who died in 1952. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Milton (Elizabeth) COOK of Summerford, Mrs. Rubin (Leona) KING and Mrs. Charles (Annabelle) MOUSER, and Mrs. Joe (Hazel) FLYNN, all of London, O.; a son Ralph BOYSEL, New Rome: 19 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; two step granddaughters; three sisters, Mrs. Gertrude EITEL and Mrs. Dora MELVIN, both of Circleville; Mrs. Plessa SINIFF of Darbydale. Services are to be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Chester R. Geer Funeral Home with Rev. Robert ISAACS and Rev. Andrew SCHILLING, presiding. Friends may call after 7 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home and Monday afternoon and evening. Burial is to be in the Somerford Township Cemetery.

CAMPBELL, EDWARDS, GREEN, HARRIS, RICHARDSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 5, 1970

Services for Mrs. Hattie Florence EDWARDS, 82, of 818 Innisfallen av., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in charge ofthe Rev. W.E. RICHARDSON. Her body will lie in state in the church for two hours prior to tome of services. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home after 12 noon Tuesday. The family will also receive friends at 2144 Ontario av. She died at 6 p.m. Friday in Community Hospital. She was born March 1, 1888, the daughter of John and Exie HARRIS CAMPBELL in Griffin, Ga. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Survivors include: three grandchildren, Harold GREEN, Xenia; James GREEN, Springfield; and Dolores HARRIS, with who she lived; a son-in-law by a previous marriage and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer GREEN; and six great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by a daughter, Opal GREEN, in August 1959.

CANADO, ELLIOTT, GARRETT, GREENE, LUCAS, WALTON, WHITMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 5, 1970

Mrs. Carolyne Whitman GARRETT , 84, formerly of 653 Amelia st., died at 6:30 Saturday in the IOOF Nursing Home following a lingering illness. She was a resident of Springfield for the past 18 years and a former resident of Richmond, Ind., where she lived with her husband, Herbert C. GARRETT , who preceded her in death in 1956. She was a member of the former Helping Hand Club of the old North Street Church of which Mrs. GARRETT 's uncle, the Rev. Alberry WHITMAN, was the pastor at the time of construction of that church. While a resident of Richmond, Mrs. GARRETT was a member of the Bethel AME Church and a member of the Ladies Aid Society of that church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Ernestine LUCAS of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Ernestine W. GREENE of Oakland, Calif., and Ethel W. ELLIOTT of Los Angeles, Calif.; two grandchildren, Emily Margaret LUCAS and Lt. J. G. Robert Gilliam LUCAS with the U.S. Navy; one great-granddaughter, Amber Melissa LUCAS of Groton, Conn. Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the John W. Patterson Funeral Home with the Rev. Roii CANADO and the Rev. Charles W. WALTON jointly officiating; then visitation rites will be conducted in the Patterson Funeral Home, Richmand, Ind., from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, after which burial will be made in Earlham Cemetery, Richmond. Friends may call at the John W. Patterson Funeral Home, Springfield, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

KEYLLY, STROME Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 5, 1970

Charles H. STROME , 85, former Springfield resident, died in Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney, at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, according a word received here. Mr. STROME was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Springfield. Survivors include one son, Robert STROME of Royal Oak, Michigan, and a sister, Mrs. Ray KEYLLY, of the Springfield-Troy pk. Mr. STROME 's body was taken to the Cron Funeral Home, Piqua, where services are pending.

HICKMAN, KAMBEITZ, SHANK, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 5, 1970

Michael J. KAMBEITZ , 83, of 1628 Edwards av., died in his residence at 2 a.m. Saturday following a prolonged illness. He was born in Springfield on May 26, 1887, the sone of Frank and Attolona KAMBEITZ and had resided there all of his life. He was employed as an inspector for the Robbins and Myers Company for 42 years, retiring in 1952. He was a member of the Robbins and Myers Security League. Mr. KAMBEITZ was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church. Surviving is his wife, Elizabeth; a daughter, Mrs. George (Rose Marie) SMITH of Springfield; a son John M. KAMBEITZ ; two sisters, Mrs. Anna HICKMAN of Springfield and Mrs. Eva SHANK of Lima, O.; a brother, Albert of Springfield; five grandchildren and a number of 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 will be sung at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Visitation services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

DUNCAN, KIMBLE, SKUTT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 5, 1970

Dayton.Fred H. KIMBLE, 37, of 5730 Shady Oak dr., Dayton, O., died of an apparent heart attack in a Holiday Inn at Portsmouth. His family was notified at 1:30 a.m. Friday after he missed a business appointment and his family told authorities they were unable to contact him. Mr. KIMBLE was employed as a representative of the Sidnell Corp., Dayton. His body was taken to the Hoyne Funeral Home, 1838 E. Third st., Dayton whre friends may call 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Aschraft Church of God, Aschraft rd., Dayton. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Surviving is his wife, Alice; a daughter, Linda; two sones, James, in the Marine Corps, San Diego, and Douglas at home; two sisters, Ruth DUNCAN of Medway and Mrs. Mary SKUTT of Dayton' three brothers, Howard KIMBLEof Springfield, Warren KIMBLE and Charles KIMBLEboth of Los Angeles.

BRANDENBURG, BURLEY, FOLTZ, MASON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 5, 1970

Medway -- George J. MASON , 70, of 317 Queen rd., Medway, died at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Mercy Medical Center, Springfield. He was retired from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in 1957 following 33 years of services. He was born in Montgomery County on Oct. 5, 1899, a son of James and Liza BRANDENBURG MASON . Surviving is his wife, Ruth; a son, Ray, of Warner-Robbins Air Force Base, Georgia; a brother, Frank MASON of Brandt, O.; a sister, Mrs. Alma FOLTZ of Dayton; 15 grandchildren. Mr. MASON was a member of the Medway Methodist Church. Services will be held in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle, at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in charge of the Rev. William BURLEY. Burial will be in the Medway Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

CORNELL, HADDEN, MALAMBRE, MCGREGOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 5, 1970

Mrs. Belle C. McGREGOR, 78, of 321 Clairmont av., died at 6:40 a.m. Saturday in Community Hospital following 10 days of serious illness. Born July 3, 1892, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John CORNELL, Mrs. McGREGOR had resided in Springfield for the past 66 years and was a member of the Garden Club. She is survived by her husband, Ross McGREGOR, one daughter, Mrs. Jean E. MALAMBRE, both of Springfield; one son, Donald of Wayne, N.J.; two brothers, John CORNELL of Zanesville, O., and Harry CORNELL of Crooksville, O., and five grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the memorial home in charge of the Rev. David HADDEN, pastor of the Oakland Presbyterial Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

ADAMS, COPELAND, HOWELL, MATHEWS, WHITE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, July 5, 1970

Urbana -- Mrs. Rowena ADAMS, 76, of 429 Buckeye St. died at 5:30 a.m. Saturday in her residence. She had been in failing health for a number of years. She was born in Anna, O., June 23, 1894, daughter of Elijah and Stella COPELAND. She was a member of St Paul A.M.E. Church. Survivors include her husband Harold M. ADAMS; daughter, Mrs. Edward (Evelyn) HOWELL of Urbana; son, Thomas ADAMS of Dayton; brother, Clint COPELAND of Anna; sister, Mrs. Frances WHITE of River Rouge, Mich., and two grandsons, 11 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews. One son and daughter preceded her in death. Friends may call at the James Harvey Funeral Home, Urbana, from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. The body is to be taken to the St. Paul A.M.E. Church at noon Tuesday for services at 2 p.m. with Rev. Wesley MATHEWS, pastor, presiding. Burial is to be in Oak Dale Cemetery.

BURKE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 29, 1970

Mrs. Miriam T. BURKE, of 1010 Redbud, In., a former teacher in the Springfield Public School System for several years, died at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday in Merch Medical Center following three months of failing health. She was born in Springfield and had resided here all of her life. Mrs. BURKE was a member of the First Baptist Church and was a graduate of Wittenberg University. She was the widow of the late Edwin BURKE, former Clark County Engineer, who died in 1953. Survivors include a stepson, Jack BURKE of Springfield, and several cousins.

BUFFENBARGER, DICK, PHILLIPS, SHYRIGH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 17, 1970

John BUFFENBARGER, 75 of 2447 Dwight rd., died Sunday evening in Community Hospital following an illness of one eyar. He had been admitted to the hospital earlier in the afternoon. Mr. BUFFENBARGER was born in Springfield Feb. 5, 1895, the son of Stacey E. and Jessie DICK BUFFENBARGER, and had been a life-long resident here. He had been retired for two years, having been employed by the Ulery Greenhouse Co. and Good and Reese, Inc. Survivors include one son, Robert G. of Monroeville; three sisters, Miss Jessie O. BUFFENBARGER, Mrs. Richard (Grace) SHYRIGH, and Mrs. Charles (Marie) PHILLIPS, all of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews. His wife Anna died May 18, 1966; and a brother, Fred J. died in 1961. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuessday. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home in charge of the Rev. Dale Ulery. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

AMLIN, PORTER, WINTERS, WOOLF Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 17, 1970

Roy W. PORTER, Sr., 74, of 2845 Columbus av., died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday in University Hospital, Columbus, following a 20-month illness. Mr. PORTER was born in Zenia June 4, 1896, a son of Jess and Lillian WINTERS PORTER and had lived in Springfield most of his life. He was a retired employe of Robbins and Myers, Inc. Survivors include his wife, Susan; one son, Roy W. PORTER, Jr. of Dayton; two daughters, Mrs. Edward (Ruth) WOOLF and Mrs. Pearl (Marjorie) AMLIN, both of Springfield; and one brother, Frank of Springfield. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the memorial home. Burial will be in Glen Forest Cemetery, Yellow Springs.

STECK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 17, 1970

Neil (Andy) STECK, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. William STECK of 1160 Francisco rd., Columbus, formerly of Springfield, died Sunday in the Riverside Hospital, Columbus. The youth was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church and attended Clinton Elementary School. Survivors other than the parents include two brothers, Bradley and David; one sister, Brenda, all at home; and the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer A. STECK. His body was taken to the Schoedinger Funeral Home, Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger rd., Columbus, where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery, Columbus.

BROOKS, DOUGLAS, FAHRENHOLZ, KILBURY, MILLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 17, 1970

Mrs. Thayer KILBURY - Mrs. Nellie Ann KILLBURY, 78, of 1534 Broadway, died in Chaney Nursing Home at 8 p.m. Sunday following 18 months of illness. Mrs. KILBURY had lived in Springfield for the past 45 years and was a member of Grace Methodist Church. She was born in Plain City Jan. 9, 1892, the daughter of Lewis and Emma DOUGLAS MILLER. Survivors include her husband, Thayer; one brother, Charles MILLER of Plain City; two nieces, Mrs. William BROOKS of Springfield and Mrs. Everett FAHRENHOLZ of West Alexandria, O.; and one nephew, Paul MILLER of Hilliard. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

CARTZDAFNER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 17, 1970

Services for Ralph H. CARTZDAFNER, 71, of Brighton, South Vienna, Route 1, who was dead on arrival at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield at 6:30 p.m. Saturday after a sudden illness will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Ingling Funeral Home, South Charleston. Burial will be in Somerford Cemetery near London. Friends may call in the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

WILHELM Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 17, 1970

New Carlisle - Requiem mass will be sung Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church for Rev. Karl F. WILHELM, 59, who died Saturday of a heart attack. Saturday was the 42nd anniversary of his admission to the Society of Mary. He was ordained in 1940 at Fribourg, Switzerland. Prior to his assignment to Sacred Heart Church, he taught and served as chaplain at high schools in Cleveland, Mineola, Long Island, N. Y. and Chaminade at Dayton. From 1947 to 1958 he served at a Society of Mary school in Yokohoma, Japan. A special viewing will be held in the University of Dayton capel from 12 noon until 3 p.m. Tuesday, after which his body will lie in state at Sacred Heart Church until 10 a.m. Wednesay. He will be buried in the Society's Gate of Heaven Cemetery on the Universtiy of Dayton campus.

BARONE, DOMIGAN, RIDGEWAY, SHAY, THOMPSON, YEAZELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, August 17, 1970

Mrs. Clara E. YEAZELL, 88 of 4543 Eldora st., died at 5:50 p.m. Sunday in Mercy Medical Center following a prolonged illness and serious illness for the past two weeks. Mrs. YEAZELL and her late husband, Wilbur, had owned and operated YEAZELL's Bakery, 801 Pleasant st., for about 40 years before retiring in 1945. Mrs. YEAZELL had at one time made her home with each of her daughters. Mrs. YEAZELL had lived in Springfield most of her life and was a member of the Calvary Luterhan Church. She was born in Ross County June 27, 1882, a daughter of Jesse and Sarah RIDGEWAY THOMPSON. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Louise) SHAY and Mrs. L. Willard (Janet ) DOMIGAN; two grandchildren, Mrs. Robert BARONE, and Richard DOMIGAN of Springfield; four great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. Friends may call at teh Conroy Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BOGGESS, DAVIS, KADEL, WARREN, WELLMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 20, 1970

Glen D. WARREN of 2605 Morton dr., an employee of Steel Products Engineering Division of Kelsey-Hayes Co., died at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday in Community Hospital. Mr. WARREN was born in Jackson, O., on May 26, 1908, a son of Otto and Mary DAVIS WARREN. Survivors include his wife, Eileen; three sons, John and Glen, Jr., of Springfield and Tom of Detroit; one daughter, Mrs. Donna KADEL of Springfield; two stepsons, Russell WELLMAN of Urbana and Lee WELLMAN of Springfield; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Phyllis BOGGESS; eight brothers, Roy, Everett, Walter, Charles and Raymond and Springfield, Martin and Bennett of Jackson, and Forrest of North Hampton; one sister, Mrs. Media Keller of Jackson, and eight grandchildren. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Richards Memorial Home by the Rev. Kay Glaesner, pastor of St. John Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 4 to 6 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

VENOY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 20, 1970

Wesley VENOY, 59, of 810 Cypress Street, died at 11 p.m. Tuesday in Community Hospital Following several months of failing health. Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday in the Richards Memorial Home by the Rev. James E. Barnes, pastor of the Church of Christ on High Street. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. Friends may call at the memorial home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

MALEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, August 20, 1970

Allen V. (AD) MALLEY, 71, died at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday in a hospital in Orlando, Fla., following two years of failing health. His body was brought to the Richards Memorial Home for services at 1:30 p.m. Friday by the Rev. Harold Boyer, pastor of the First Church of God. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the memorial home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

BENNINGER, JUNG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 14, 1970

Mrs. Joseph A. JUNG, 79, of 1215 Highland Av., was dead on arrival at Mercy Medical Center at 2:44 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5. Survivors include her husband, Joseph A.; a brother, Ray BENNINGER of Springfield and several nieces and nephews. Burial was in St. Bernard's Cemetery.

BANKER, BOTKIN, CALHOUN, HAMILTON, PAYNE, STROTHS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, October 13, 1970

Page 4. Daniel Luther BANKER, 78, of 812 Homestead av., died at 8:10 p.m. Monday in Community Hospital following one year of failing health. He was born January 25, 1892, in Jackson, the son of Joseph and Christina STROTHS BANKER. He was formerly employed by the International Harvester Co. Mr. BANKER was a member of the Second Church of God, Local 402 UAW-CIO, Anthony Lodge No. 455 F and A.M., Scotish Rite Valley of Columbus, Home City Chapter No. 258 OES, and the Engle Lodge No. 397. Survivors include his wife Mary; one son Joseph L. of Springfield; one daughter, Mrs. Luretta PAYNE of Oklahoma; five grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Lena CALHOUN of Springfield; one brother, George of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle, and Coffman Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Second Church of God in charge of the Rev. Otis Johnson, assisted by the Rev. Carl E. Reynolds. His body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to the services. Eastern Star services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Anthony Lodge services at 7 p.m. Thursday followed by Scotish Rite Valley of Columbus Ring services at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. [More information from Jan Botkin Therkildsen, Therkild@aol.com: Wife Mary is d/o Charles R. HAMILTON and Della Vane BOTKIN. She died September 1989.]

BENNINGER, JUNG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, October 14, 1970

Mrs. Anna JUNG, 79, of 1215 Highland Avenue, was dead on arrival at Mercy Medical Center at 2:44 p.m. Saturday, September 5. Survivors include her husband, Joseph A.; a brother, Ray BENNINGER of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews. Burial was in St. Bernard's Cemetery.

MARTIN Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Thursday, November 19, 1970

Funeral services for Donald J. MARTIN, 38, of 1904 Winding Trail are being arranged by the O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home. Mr. Martin a design draftsman at Robbins and Myers, Inc. died Tuesday night of an apparently self-inflicte gunshot wound. Mr. MARTIN was a member of St. Raphael Church and was a veteran of the Korean War, having served with the U.S. Army. A life resident of Springfield, he was born June 12, 1932, the son of John and Mildred W. MARTIN. Survivors include his wife, Marge F; his mother,; a son, Bryan at home; two stepdaughters, Judy and Teresa; his step-mother, Mrs. Betty MARTIN of Springfield, and a sister, Frances E. (Marty) MARTIN of Springfield.

BEARD, CALLISON, DELOP, EBERSOLE, HALL, HOSS, HOWERY, SMITH, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, December 3, 1970

Mrs. Mary E. SMITH, 82, of Shelbyville, Ind. formerly of Springfield, died at 1:15 p.m. Monday in Shelbyville. She was born February 23, 1888, in Clark county, the daughter of William and Sarah CALLISON. Survivors include her husband, Robert M.; four daughters, Mrs. Russell (Edith) HOWERY, Mrs. LeVane (Ellen) YOUNG, Mrs. James (Dorothy) DELOP, all of Shelbyville and Mrs. Virgil (Florence) HALL of Plymouth, Ind.; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. George (Allie) HOSS and Mrs. Oron (Hazel EBERSOLE, both of Springfield, and a number of nieces and nephews. A sister, Mrs. Grace BEARD preceded her in death November 25 of this year. Services and burial were held Wednesday in Shelbyville, Ind.

CLICK, CRIST, RESSLER, SHROYER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 6, 1970

Edward F. CLICK, 77, of 4115 Dolly Varden rd., died in Community Hospital at 9 a.m. Saturday. He was born in Clark County July 15, 1893, the son of George and Margaret CRIST CLICK. He was a retired employee of the Springfield Furniture Works, a veteran of WWI and a member of Beulah Chapel. Survivors include: his wife, Laura SHROYER CLICK; one daughter, Mrs. Charles RESSLER of Cassopolis, Mich; three grandsons, Paul Gayland and Duane RESSLER, all of Cassopolis, Mich; one brother, George of Springfield and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

BALIS, BERRY, GAINES, JOHNSON, KITCHEN, LORTON, WLOSHINSKI Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, December 9, 1970

Mrs. Agnes G. LORTON, 80, of 1210 N. Lowry Ave died at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday in Mercy Medical Center following two weeks of failing health. She was born October 27, 1890 in Springfield, the daughter of Anthony and Mary Julia WLOSHINSKI BALIS, and had resided here all of her life. Mr. and Mrs. LORTON celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary September 28, 1970. Survivors include her husband, John William; four daughters; Mrs. James L. (Eldora) GAINES and Mrs. John L. (Maripearl) KITCHEN both of Springfield, Mrs. Frank M. (Martha) JOHNSON of Cincinnati and Mrs. Richard E. (Pauleen) BERRY of Columbus, Ind.; one son, Donn W. LORTON of Madison, Ind.; 13 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; several nieces and one nephew. Her body was taken to the Littleton funeral home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Lawrenceville Cemetery.

BADER, FOSTER, LEICHNER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, December 13, 1970

Mrs. Nona LEICHNER, 64, of 865 Copeland rd. in Columbus, formerly of Springfield, died Saturday following an extended illness. A daughter of John and Valerie Elizabeth BADER, deceased, she was a former employe of the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. Survivors include her husband Glenn A. of Columbus; a step-daughter, Mary FOSTER of California; two brothers, John R. BADER of Bradenton, Fla., and Lewis D. BADER of Springfield. She also had several nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Deyo-Davis Funeral Home at 1578 W. First av. in Grandview Heights, Columbus. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday under the direction of Dr. John McMahan. burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield.

BAKER, GORDON, MINNICK Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Tuesday, January 5, 1971

Walter E. MINNICK, 91, a retired rural mail carrier, died at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday in Good Shepherd Village after several days of serious illness and several years of failing health. He formerly lived at 2010 Rebert Pk. Mr. MINNICK retired in 1934 after 30 years as a rural carrier. He was a member of the National Rural Letter Carriers Association; Third Lutheran Church and was formerly superintendent of Mill Creek Sunday School. Born Feb. 1, 1879 in Clark County, he was the son of Isaiah and Lydia BAKER MINNICK. His wife, Dola, died in 1948. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Leonard (Helen) GORDON of Akron; two sons, Ralph W. of South Vienna and Robert J. of Springfield; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Friends may call in the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 1030 a.m. Friday in the funeral home in charge of Rev. John Fletcher, pastor to the Third Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BURTON, FREE, LEFFEL, MCGILLIVRAY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 12, 1971

H. Edward MCGILLIVRAY, 55, of 8370 E. Mill R., Troy, died unexpectedly at 9:50 a.m. Monday in his auto while in New Carlisle. He was employed as a storekeeper of the Duriron Co., Dayton, and a veteran of World War II, serving as a member of the 99th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. Mr. MCGILLIVRAY was born in Clark County Feb. 13, 1915, the son of Daniel and Catherine LEFFEL MCGILLIVRAY. Survivors include his wife, Margaret; four brothers, Dewey of Tremont City, Clarence and Anthony, both of Springfield, and Howard MCGILLIVRAY of New Carlisle; and one sister, Mrs. Alberta BURTON of Springfield. One brother, Daniel, died in 1969, and one sister, Mrs. Mabel FREE, died in 1938. His body was taken to the Trostel Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Alfred Replogle, pastor of the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren, officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-9 p.m. Wednesday.

BOTKIN, BOTKINS, COFFEY, RICE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 26, 1971

Page 2. Mrs. Margaret BOTKINS, 90, of the IOOF Home, died at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the home hospital. She was born March 22, 1880, in Zanesville, the daughter of Edward and Caroline RICE COFFEY, and had resided here for the past 50 years. She was the widow of the late James BOTKINS who died in 1946. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy YEAZELL and Mrs. Florence BOOTH, both of Springfield; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

ANDRUS, BUTTS, HALL, SLATTERY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 30, 1971

Kenneth BUTTS, 56, of 136 N. Main St., North Hampton, died at 7:45 p.m. Saturday in Mercy Medical Center. He was born July 8, 1913 in Springfield, the son of Joseph and Effie HALL BUTTS. He was a retired supervisor from the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Ill health forced his retirement in Sept. 1967 after 27 years of employment there. Mr. BUTTS attended the Blessed Hope Baptist church. Survivors unclude his wife, Lillian; one daughter, Mrs. Jack (Judy) SLATTERY of Springfield; two sons, Robert of Springfield and Ira at home; his mother, Mrs. Effie BUTTS of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Ella Mae McKEEVER of Springfield; two brothers, James of Springfield and William of Dallas, Texas, and six grandchildren. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home in charge of the Rev. Kenneth ANDRUS, pastor of the Blessed Hope Baptist Church. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery.

BLACK, CRABILL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 1, 1971

Page 4. Allen BLACK, Retired Gravure Officer, Dies
Allen C. BLACK 68; founding partner and retired executive vice president of Springfield Gravure Corp. died at 6:45 AM Sunday in Morton Neff Plant Hospital, Clearwater, Fla, after a sudden illness. Mr Black moved from Springfield to Florida five years ago. He lived at 100 Bluffview Dr. Bellaire Bluffs, Fla. He became executive vice president to Springfield Gravure in 1962, having served as vice president and sales director of the firm after its formation in December, 1956. Formerly gravure superintendent of the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co, Mr. BLACK and four other Crowell employees founded Springfield Gravure after the company suspended printing activities in Springfield in 1956. Mr. BLACK had been in gravure work over 44 years when he retired several years ago. He was a member of St. Andrews Lodge 619, F. and A.M. Springfield, Palestine Commandery 33, Knights Templar, Springfield council 17, Royal Arch Masons and was a former member of the Springfield Rotary Club. In Florida he was a member of Church of the Isles, Indian Rocks Beach, and was past president of the Clearwater Beach Rotary Club. Survivors include his wife, Mildred CRABILL BLACK, two sons, John E. BLACK, business manager of Springfield Newspapers, Inc. and Richard A. of Springfield; Two grandchildren, Steven and Barbara and a brother John E. of Holmes Beach, Fla. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM Monday in the Hubbell Funeral Home 499 Indian Rocks Rd. Bellaire Bluffs Fla. Services will be conducted there at 10:30 AM Tuesday. His body then will be brought to the Richards memorial Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. Wednesday. Services will be conducted in the memorial home at 10:30 AM Thursday with the Rev. Dale Beittel, pastor of Central Methodist church, officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery

BURTON, FREE, KING, LEFFEL, MCGILLIVRAY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 9, 1971

Howard McGillivray, 52, of 2478 N. Dayton Lakeview Rd., New Carlisle, was dead on arrival at 7:45 p.m. Monday at Mercy Medical Center. He was born July 19, 1918, in Miami County, the son of Daniel and Catherine LEFFEL MCGILLIVRAY. He was employed by the Process Equipment Co. in Tipp City as a welder. Survivors include his wife, Maude; two sons, Verle of Dayton and Dean of New Carlisle; one daughter, Mrs. Terry (Vonda) KING of New Carlisle; four grandchildren; three brothers, Dewey of Tremont City, Clarence and Anthony, both of Springfield, and one sister, Mrs. Alberta BURTON of Springfield. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol; two brothers, Daniel in 1969 and Edward in Jan. 1971; and a sister, Mrs. Mabel FREE in 1938. His body was taken to the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle, where the family will receive friends from 3-9 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the New Carlisle Church of the Brethren in charge of the Rev. D. Alfred Replogle, pastor. His body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to the services. Contributions may be made to the Brethren Service for Relief. Burial will be in the New Carlisle Cemetery.

PRINNER, RICHARDS, TURNER, VERMILLION, WOODS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 22, 1971

Page 4. Millard E (Jack) VERMILLION, 73, of Frankfort, Route 1, formerly of Springfield, died in Chillicothe Hospital at 8:05 am Saturday after a prolonged illness. A retired railway clerk, Mr. VERMILLION had lived in Ross County for the past 25 years. He was a member of Scioto Lodge 6 F and A M and American Legion Post 62, Chillicothe, having been a veteran of World War I. Survivors include his wife Mabel; two daughters, Margaret PRINNER of Newark, O, and Mrs. Joann TURNER of Chillicothe; a son, Earl of Orlando, Fla;seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Lucille WOODS of Columbus, and a number of cousins in the Springfield area, including funeral director Austin RICHARDS. Friends may call in the Fawcett-Oliver Funeral Home , Chillicothe after 4 pm Monday. Services will be held there at 10 am Tuesday. Graveside services will be held in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, at 1 pm Tuesday.

BAKER, CONRAD, EVILSIZOR, HARNESS, HATMAKER, SHAFFER, STEPHENS Name of Newspaper is Daily Citizen, Urbana, OH on Wednesday, February 24, 1971

Mrs Clarence (Cleo M) EVILSIZOR , 76, of 208 E Main St, Tremont City, died unexpectantly in her residence at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. She was the sister of Mrs Lizzie CONRAD of St Paris. Born in Campaign county on Jan 16, 1895, she was the daughter of Hamilton and Ruth (BAKER) STEPHENS . She was married to Clarence EVILSIZOR who preceded her in death in 1945. Mrs Evilsizor was a member of the Tremont City United Methodist church and the WSCS of the church. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs Dallas (Katherine) HATMAKER of Tremont City, the grandchildren, Mrs Edwin (Sandra) HARNESS of North Hampton, and James and Kenneth HATMAKER of Tremont City; two great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs Lizzie CONRAD of St Paris and Mrs Susie SHAFFER of Thackery; and one brother Clyde STEPHENS of Casstown. Funeral services will be conducted at 1: 30 p.m. Friday in the Walter funeral home with the rev Orval Cruea assisted by the Rev Ralph Harmon officiating. Burial will be in Mt Calvary Cemetery, Tremont City. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday. Monday, March 1, 1971 Pallbearers were Marvin STEVENS , Eddie STEVENS, Robert STEVENS , Russell STEVENS, Chris PHARES and Grayson CONRAD

CULP, GIDEON, LANSING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 27, 1971

John H. CULP, 69, of 744 Sherman av., who owned and operated an automobile service garage there since 1920, died in Mercy Medical Center at 7:15 a.m. Friday following several months of failing health. Mr. CULP was born in Scioto County May 6, 1901, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Ann LANSING CULP. He was a member of Anthony Lodge No. 455, F. and A. M. and the Neal Chapter 522, Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include his wife, Helen; a son, John Lloyd CULP of Woodstock; a daughter, Mrs. Anna Mae GIDEON of Vandalia; a brother, Wilbur A. CULP of Cable; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home for services at 10 a.m. Monday by the Rev. Hiram Bridenstine, pastor of the First Friends Church. Burial will be in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Anthony Lodge will hold services at 7 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.

DILLARD, HARSHMAN, HOLLAND, HUFFMAN, SNYDER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 27, 1971

Mrs. Annie H. HUFFMAN, 82, formerly of Dayton, died at 8:57 p.m. Thursday in the Urbana Care Center where she had been a patient since last June. A great-niece of John and David L. SNYDER, donors of SNYDER Park, Mrs. HUFFMAN was born July 22, 1888, in Enon, the daughter of Jonathan S. and Mary Catherine SNYDER HARSHMAN. She was a member of the Linden Avenue Baptist Church, Dayton. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Mary H. HUFFMAN of the Urbana Care Center; a sister, Virginia DILLARD of Springfield; a nephew, Jonathan H. HOLLAND of Springfield; a great-nephew, Jonathan H. HOLLAND of Arlington, Va.; and three grandchildren. Friends may call in the James Harvey Funeral Home, 518 N. Main st., Urbana, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Private graveside services will be conducted Monday afternoon in Ferncliff Cemetery by the Rev. Walter B. Custed, pastor of the DeGraff United Methodist Church.

CLARK, THOMPSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 27, 1971

Mrs. Lana M. THOMPSON, 89, died at 7:15 p.m. Friday in Rickly Memorial Hospital of Ohio Masonic Home. She was born in union County on Nov. 23, 1881, and entered the Home Feb. 24, 1966, sponsored by Magnolia Lodge 20 of Columbus. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Bernice CLARK of Dayton, and three granddaughters. Mrs. THOMPSON'S body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home and will be returned to Rickly auditorium for services at a time to be determined. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery, Columbus.

MASON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, February 27, 1971

Mrs. Johnnie Mae MASON. Funeral services for Mrs. Johnnie Mae MASON, 72, of 737 Reed av., will be sung at 11:30 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Church. Friends may call in the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home after noon Sunday. Mrs. MASON died at 6:55 a.m. Thursday in Mercy medical Center. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.


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