Rites will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Littleton Funeral Home for David L. STICKLE, 69, of 145 1/2 W. Main st. The Rev. John Cox of London Church of God will officiate. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Mr. STICKLE, a retired employee of the Washington Post, died Wednesday night in Mercy Medical Center where he had been a patient since he was injured in a fall Saturday. Survivors include seven children and a sister, Mrs. Gertrude GRIMSLEY of Springfield.
Page 12. Mrs. Stella BOTKIN, 83, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died at 5:15 p.m. Friday in Mercy Medical Center. Mrs. BOTKIN was born June 24, 1888, in Lima, and entered the home May 10, 1971, sponsored by Lima Lodge 205, F. and A.M. There are no survivors. Her body will be taken to the Chiles and Sons Funeral Home, Lima for services with burial in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Lima.
Joseph McLean, 39, Succumbs After Surgery Joseph H. McLean, 39, of 2642 Casey dr., died unexpectedly following surgery at 9:45 p.m. Sunday in Mercy Medical Center. He was born in Springfield on September 10, 1932 the son of Fred and Lillian Ostermann McLean and had lived here all his life. He had been employed as an accounting clerk at International harvester Co., for the past 16 years and was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society there; Local 658, UAW-CIO and had been the Cub Scout Master of Pack 80 at St. Teresa Church for the past three years. Survivors include his wife, Edna M., two daughters, Teresa Ann and Mary Margaret; two sons, Timothy Francis and Mark Joseph, all at home; two sisters, Mrs. George (Florence) Gibson of Springfield and Mrs. William (Roselyn) Kiefer of Mt. Clemens, Mich.; four brothers, John, Robert and William, all of Springfield and Edward of Dayton, and a numbers of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred and Frank and one sister, Mrs. Mary Jung. His body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Mass of the Resurrection will be sung at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Teresa Church. Visitation services will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
George A. FASICK, 63, of 141 Delcourt dr., died at 4:30 a.m. Sunday in Community Hospital following five weeks of serious illness and one year of failing health. He had lived in Springfield a number of years. He was a former employe of Crowell-Collier Publishing Co., and more recently of the Dayton Daily News, having retired this year. Mr. FASICK was born in Harrisburg, Pa., October 1, 1908, a son of Charles and Ida BITNER FASICK. He was a member of Tremont United Methodist Church. He was a charter member of Mailers Union Local 137 for 43 years. He also was a member of the Salvation Army advisory board for 12 years. Survivors include his wife, Mildred; two daughters, Mrs. Phil (Karen) SATTERLEE of Sidney, and Mrs. Richard (Sandra) DEAN of Cincinnati; four grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Marguerite BOYD of Port Royal, Pa., and two brothers, Charles and Chester FASICK, both of Springfield. The body was taken to Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Tremont United Methodist Church or to the Springfield Corps of the Salvation Army. Burial will be Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.
Joseph Leslie WOODRUFF, 90, of 2323 N. Limestone st., died at 11 p.m. Sunday in the home of his sister-in-law, Miss Irene MASSIE of 3219 E. High st., following four weeks of serious illness. He was born October 22, 1880 in Lawrence County, O., the son of Joseph and Margaret WOODRUFF and resided in Springfield the past 54 years. He was a retired employe of the Ohio Edison Co., a member of the Central united Methodist Church, a member of Clark lodge No 101 F&AM and a member of the Ohio Edison Power Club. Survivors include his wife, Mollie; one daughter, Mrs. Doris CLERICUS of Springfield; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A son, Robert, preceded him in death January 30, 1968 in Springfield. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home for arrangements to be announced.
Ralph E. CAMPBELL, 83, of the Ohio Masonic home died at 8:45 a.m. Monday in Rickly Memorial Hospital. He was born April 27, 1888 in Chillicothe, O., and entered the home on April 13, 1970 sponsored by the American Union No. 1, F and A.M. of Ohio, of Marietta, O. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Cecil KELLEY of Charleston, W. Va., and Mrs. Elizabeth MCCUALSKI of Belpre, O. Body to Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home to be sent to the Shaver Funeral Home in Parkersburg, W. Va., for service. Burial will be in Belpre, O.
Wilbur Clarence GROOMES, 60, died at 8:55 p.m. Sunday in Rickly Memorial Hospital following a short illness. He had entered the Ohio Masonic Home April 6, 1970, sponsored by Charleston Lodge 702 of Lorain. Mr. GROOMES was born in Lorain May 15, 1911. There are no known relatives. His body was taken to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home and will be returned Tuesday to Rickly auditorium for services. Burial will be in the Home cemetery.
Page 12. Hugh I. CARTER. Former Springfield Fireman, Hugh I. CARTER, 81 of 741 Stanton av., died at 4 a.m. Saturday in Mercy Medical Center. He was born May 16, 1890 and was a retired member of the Springfield Fire Division and was later employed as a fire inspector at Wright-Patterson AFB, retiring from there in 1962. He was a member also of the Springfield and Clark County Hosement Association and had been active in training horses all his life. He was preceded in death by his wife, Caroline A., on Sept. 2, 1971. His survivors include a sister-in-law, Mrs. Helen STONE of Springfield and several cousins. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home with the Rev,. David Hodden of the Oakland Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 12. Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 7, 1971, for Elwood L. CLARK, 47, of Walton, N.Y., former Springfield resident who died in Walton Sunday the victim of an automobile accident. He was born in South Lebannon., O., on Oct. 28, 1923, the son of Hawley N. and Mary E. MURPHY CLARK and had resided in Springfield before moving to Walton, N.Y., 20 years ago. Survivors include two sons, Leonard Bruce, of Lakewood, Colo., and Michael of Pittsburg, Pa.; his mother, Mrs. Hawley CLARK of Clearwater, Fla. and one sister, Mrs. Arthur GALL, of Springfield. Burial was held in the Alton Cemetery, Walton, N.Y.
Page 12. Harry W. MEINHART, 55, of 504 E. Euclid av., died in his residence at 9 a.m. Saturday. He was born in Altoona, Pa., Nov. 15, 1915, the son of Harry A. and Rosanna HUNTSMAN MEINHART. He ws a plasterer by trade and recently served as administrator at the Chaney Nursing Home. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Altoona, Pa. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Margaret E. CHANEY MEINHART; one nephew, Gerald PRICE of Springfield, and one sister, Mrs. Irene Price, of Altoona, Pa. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.
Page 12. William (Budd) HARRIS, Jr., 52, of 1115 S. Bell st., died Saturday morning in his residence. He was born May 16, 1919 in Springfield the son of William and Edna NELSON HARRIS. He was a retired masonry contractor here and a member of the Highlight Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Susie; two daughters, Mrs. Beverly DARDIN and Miss Brenda HARRIS, both of Springfield; three sons, Ronald and Mike, both of Springfield and Richard of the USAF, Puerto Rico; eight grandchildren and several nieces, and nephews and cousins. His body was taken to the Denis L. Porter Funeral Home.
Page 12. Mrs. Helen BLALOCK, 87, of the Ohio Masonic Home died at 6:55 a.m. Friday in Rickly Memorial Hospital there. She was born Jan. 9, 1894, in Cleveland and entered the home on Nov. 6, 1969 sponsored by the Brooklyn Lodge No. 454, F. and A.M. of Cleveland. Survivors include a son, Donald BLALOCK of Cleveland, and a sister, Mrs. Ann BENSON of Kissimmee, Fla. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Ohio Masonic Home's Rickly Auditorium, and her body will then be sent to the Grissom Funeral Home in Kissimmee for services and burial.
Page 12. Mrs. Paul L. SNAPP. Mrs. Louise D. SNAPP, 61, died in her home at 4460 Dayton rd. at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Her health had been failing for several months, but her death was unexpected. She is survived by her husband, Paul L; two daughters, Mrs. Harley (Ruth Ellen) WILLIAMS and Mrs. Thomas (Shirley) TAYLOE of Sprinfield, and nine grandchildren. Her body was taken to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home. Additional Information: Springfield Daily News of Mon, Oct 11, 1972, pg 12 adds: As an organist she performed at numerous service club events. Mrs. SNAPP was born in south Vienna Feb. 7, 1910, the daughter of Walter H. and Lila SMITH BEARD.
Page 12. Fairborn. Leroy HUGHES, 67, of 211 Manor dr., Dayton, died at 1:40 p.m. Friday in Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. He was a retired employee of the Veterans Administration Center, Daytion and a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Sarah, one daughter, Mrs. Rosemary WILSON of Enon; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Morrison Funeral Home, 104 W. Main St., Fairborn. The Rev. Daniel Sand will officiate at the services and burial will be held in Enon Cemetery.
Page 12. South Charleston. Thomas PIERANO, father of Southeastern High School football coach Carl PIERANO, died Thursday in Sarasota, Fla., after a long illness due to cancer. No details of funeral or burial arrangements were available here Friday.
Anthony B. HOWARD. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday in People's Baptist Church for Anthony B. HOWARD, 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommie HOWARD of 617 Central av. The Rev. Auburn Tolliver will officiate, and burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. A student at Emerson School, Anthony died Thursday morning in Columbus Children's Hospital. He had been in the hospital a number of times since January to be treated for a recurring illness.
Harold (Jack) ZERKLE, 56, of 423 Rosewood av., died in Community Hospital at 3:15 a.m. Friday following two months of failing health. Born in Champaign County Oct. 19, 1914, the son of Harry and Goldie LUTZ ZERKLE, he had resided in Springfield for several years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, veteran of World War II and was a retired employee of the Ohio Steel Foundry Co., now Teledyne Ohiocast. His wife preceded him in death in 1968. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Goldie ZERKLE of St. Paris; a son, Jack, of Temple, Okla; one daughter, Sally of Springfield; three sisters, Miss Dorothy..(rest of obit cut off)
Page 12. Mrs. Frank FARROW. Mrs. Georgianna FARROW, 74, of 1269 Cedarview dr., E., died in Mercy Medical Center at 4:20 a.m. Friday. Georgia, as she was called by friends, had been ill for one month. A member of Lagonda United Methodist Church, Mrs. FARROW taught Sunday School for 35 years and was a member of the Homebuilders Class. Born in Springfield Sept. 19, 1897, she was the daughter of Henry and Flossie SCOTT WALTON. Survivors include her husband, Frank B.; a daughter, Mrs. Harry (Marcelle) PLATT of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and three grandchildren. Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Lagonda United Methodist Church by the Rev. Gerald Geiger. Burial will be in Newcomers Cemetery.
Mrs. Norman W. COOKE. Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Littleton Funeral Home for Mrs. Olive COOKE, 65, of 3877 Marion dr., Enon. Larry DeVore, pastor of South Bend, Ind., Church of Christ will officiate, and burial will be in..(rest of obit cut off)
Charles Herndon JEFFRIES, 87, father of Miss Dudley JEFFRIES of Springfield died last week in Chattanooga, Tenn., friends here learned Friday. Services were conducted in Chattanooga Oct 3. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Mullens, W. Va.
Katie PAPP, 81, of the Phillips Nursing Home, died at 4:20 p.m. Friday at the nursing home. She was born Jan. 20, 1891, in Summit County, Ohio. There are no survivors. The body was taken to Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home. Additional Information submitted with obit: Springfield Daily News of Mon. Oct 11, 1971, pg 12: Graveside funeral services for Katie PAPP are to be held in Rose Hill Burial Park at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the charge of the Rev. David Hadden, pastor of the Oakland Presbyterian Church.
West Carrollton. Robert Bruce CASTLE, 59, of 1143 Ashland av., Dayton, O., died Saturday morning in Kettering Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. A former Springfield resident, he moved to Dayton in the early 1940's and for many years was employed by the Frididaire Division of General Motors Co. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include his wife, Flossie (TRUESDALE); four brothers and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Swaqrt Funeral Home here. Burial will be in the Miami Valley Memory Gardens.
Page 12. John M. RUSCIN, Jr., 55, died en route to Mercy Medical Center in a Fire Divisioin emergency ambulance about 6:36 a.m. Sunday, after he was unexpectedly stricken in his home at 1408 S. Fountain av. He reportedly had a heart condition. Mr. RUSCIN, a veteran of World War II, was employed at the Air National Guard Armory at Springfield Municipal Airport. He was born in Cleveland Jan. 2, 1916, the son of John M. and Helen RUSCIN, Sr. His wife, Jeffana, survives. Private graveside services will.....(rest of obit cut off)
Page 12. Mrs. Homer H. DAVIS. Funeral rites for Mrs. Lilliam O. DAVIS, 68 of 123 N. Belmont av., will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Gerstner-Kinzer Funeral Home in Washington C. H. The Rev. Benjamin Loan of Story - Hypes United Methodist Church will officiate and burial will be in Washington Cemetery. Mrs. DAVIS, a retired school teacher, died Saturday morning in Mercy Medical center. She was the wife of Homer H. DAVIS.
Page 12. Mrs. Charles L. HIXON. Services will be conducted for Mrs. Goldie R. HIXON, 73, of 537 Rice st., in the Jackson, Lytel and Coffman Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Norman L. Armstrong of First Baptist Church will preside; burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Mrs. HIXON died at 8:35 a.m. Saturday in Mercy Medical Center.
Page 12. Earl Jennings AULT, 75, of W. Palm Beach, Fla., died Wednesday in a hospital there after he was struck by an auto. The former Springfielder was a retired railroad engineer. Mr. AULT worked for 47 years with the Florda-East Coast Railroad, and was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Engineers. He was born in Wyoming, Ill, June 1, 1896, the son of Edward and Jessie ROSS AULT. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Rosemary ALDERMAN of Michigan; four sisters, Mrs. Tess HILEMAN, Mrs. Laura ERISMAN, and Mrs. Mary GANS of Springfield and Mrs. Bess HANNON of Melbourne, Fla; four brothers, Benjamin of Westervillle, Glen of Salem, Ore, and Paul and Boyce of Springfield; two grandchildren. Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Littleton Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Virgil Lee FRALEY, 65, of 2418 Tavenner Ave., died at 11:05 a.m. Saturday in Community Hospital. He was born in Martha, KY on May 11, 1906 the son of David F.* and Linda BARKER FRALEY and was retired from Ohio Steel Foundry. He was a member of the Third Church of Christ and Christian Union. Survivors include his wife Mary; three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy SHARON of Washington C. H. Mrs. Faye HINES of Pitchin, and Mrs. Christine DAVIS of Springfield; two sons, William Lee, of Springfield and Robert Lee of Fort Knox, KY; one brother, Frank, of Martha KY; three sisters, Mrs. America JAMESON, Mrs. Martha STEVENS and Mrs. Carey LITTERAL, all of Kentucky; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Ingling Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Homer CHEEK, nephew of New Carlisle, OH; Terry Kimley, granddaughter's husband of Norwich, Conn.; Roger HINES, grandson of Springfield, OH; Raymond HINES, grandson of Springfield, OH; Roger Smith, granddaughter's husband, of Springfield, OH; Jerry FRALEY, grandson, of Springfield, OH. *Additional information by submitter: Carolyn Smith firstname.lastname@example.org (Should read David C. for David Crockett FRALEY)
Page 1. "County Man Wounds Wife, Daughter Then Kills Himself" A Clark County man apparently shot and killed himself shortly after 1 pm Monday after he wounded both his wife and daughter, Clark County sheriff's deputies said. Dead is Albert G PENWELL of 1359 Bowman rd, who is believed to have killed himself as deputies were preparing to enter the Bowman rd home. Clark County Sheriff Harold Mills and several deputies then broke into the home through the front door. They then went to the second floor of the house but as they approached a bathroom door, PENWELL apparently shot and killed himself. His wife, Gisela, a daughter Marion, a junior at Northeastern, were taken to Community Hospital. A witness who asked not to be identified said PENWELL was first noticed as he rushed out of the house chasing his wife into the side yard. She was heard to scream, "Please help me," then a shot was fired. PENWELL reportedly is a computer programmer for Schaefer's Bakery, Inc. His wife is said to be a waitress at the Holiday Inn. The Clark County Directory listed the two as the parents of four children, Marion, Cynthia, Deborah and James. PENWELL was shot in the neck of head, deputies said. They said he used a small caliber weapon, possibly a .22 or .32 caliber. Hospital officials said the mother was in "fair" condition following admission, while the daughter's condition was listed as "good". According to a spokesman at Schaefer's Bakery, Inc, 508 W Main st, where the man had been employed this was his day off. He had been employed at the bakery since May 03, 1965 and was a computer operator. He was born July 27, 1936, according to records at bakery.
Mrs Nancy Jeanine Slusher, 36 of 710 Riverside dr., died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Community Hospital after eight months of serious illness. She worked for 13 years at the former Guardian Bank (now Security National) but had been a housewife for the past five years. She was a member of Good Shepard Lutheran Church and was a 1954 graduate of Springfield (South) High School. A life resident of Springfield, she was born Nov. 15, 1935, the daughter of Willard E. and Crystal Offutt Clark. Survivors include her husband, James A.; a daughter, Kristin Lynne at home; her parents; a brother, W. Ronald of Springfield; two nephews and a niece and her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Corrine Offutt. Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Littleton Funeral Home by Rector George Marshall of Christ Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Page 20. Robert Edmund (Eddie) KEIFER, 61, 0f 5411 S. Yellow Springs rd, died Wednesday at 10:40 pm in Community Hospital, where he had been a patient for several weeks. He had been seriously ill one year. He was born in Clark County, Feb 20, 1910, the son of George Shella and Anna M PATTON KEIFER. He was a 27-year employee of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Mr KEIFER was member of Emery Chapel United Methodist Church the Quarter-Century Club of Wright-Patterson and was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Virginia L; one daughter, Linda Carol, at home; one sister, Mrs. Louise BUSH of Springfield,; two brothers, G. Eugene of Springfield and J Donnel of Tipp City, and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Friday. Services will be at 10:30 am Saturday in the Emery Chapel United Methodist Church in charge of the Rev Ralph Harmon. His body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to the services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Society. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 20. Mrs. Amelia COLLINS, 87, of 7232 Reading rd, Roselawn, O, died Wednesday at Bethesda Hospital in Cincinnati. She had lived in Springfield for 70 years before moving to Cincinnati a number of years ago. In Springfield she was a member of St Joseph Church and Catholic Ladies of Columbia. She was born in Cincinnati Oct 8, 1884, the daughter of John and Cecelia SCHNEIDER HARTINGER, and was the widow of Patrick J. COLLINS [rest of obituary is missing]
Page 20. Jack DAVIS, Sr, 54 , of 1415 Beverly st, died unexpectedly at 1 am Thursday in his residence. He was born July 28, 1917, in Cleveland, the son of Paul and Verna NANCE DAVIS and had resided here most of his life. He was a former employee of the Speco Division of the Kelsey-Hayes Co. Mr DAVIS was a member of the Bible Baptist Church and served with the US Army during World War II. Survivors include his wife, Gladys Marie; one son, Jack, Jr; his mother, Mrs. Verna DAVIS; one sister, Mrs. Irvin C (Iona) BAKER; one step-son, Oris BOWMAN, all of Springfield; a step-daughter, Mrs. Arrie DONOHUE of Columbus; a half-sister, Joy DAVIS; a half-brother, Paul; two step-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Conroy funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 Friday. Services will be held Saturday at a time to be announced.
Page 20. James W KELLY, 73, of 1011 S Bird rd, died at 8 am Thursday in Community Hospital following ten months of failing health. He was born Dec 25, 1897, in Elwood, Ind, the son of James and Jennie HEIRONOMUS KELLY and had resided here for 40 years. He was retired. Survivors include his wife, Bertha L; three daughters, Miss Arlene KELLY, Mrs. George BOW..[rest of obituary is missing]
Mrs. Clara MAXSON, 81, of 1166 Buckeye st., died in her home at 4:30 p.m. Thursday after two years of failing health. A resident of Springfield for most of her life, she was born in St. Paris, Jan. 19, 1890, a daughter of James and Eva LOUDENBACK KELLEY. Her husband, Sutton, died in 1957. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Rachel MASON and Mrs. Elizabeth MOODISPAUGH, and two brothers, James and Harley, all of Springfield, and two nieces and a nephew. Conroy Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Funeral services for Paul E. HOPKINS, 54, of 1652 East st., will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Richards memorial home with the Rev. Glenn Greenwood officiating. Friends may call at the memorial home 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Burial Park. Mr. HOPKINS died at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in Community Hospital after an unexpected illness.
Rea G. CORDER, 79, of 457 N. Yellow Springs st., died in Mercy Medical Center at 11:25 p.m. Friday. He had been in failing health for one year and seriously ill for one week. He was born Aug. 26, 1892, in Madison County. He was the son of Joseph H. and Lacy A. CORDER. He was retired from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in 1962. He was a security policeman. A member of Big Plain Methodist Church in Big Plain, O., he was also a member of Grimes-Kohl Post No. 1031, VFW. He served in World War I, and was a member of Clark County Barracks No. 50. He also belonged to AFGE Lodge No. 1138, Dayton. Survivors include his wife, Blanche E.; three daughters Miss Thelma CORDER, Miss Beverly CORDER, both of Springfield, and Mrs. David (Charlotte) DILLARD of South Vienna; one son, Wayne G. of Tucson, Ariz.; five grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Eva ELLIOT of Big Plain, and one brother, Faber CORDER of Columbus. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gladys, in 1925. His body was taken to woods-Allgier Funeral Home, where friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, and again at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in charge of Rev. Kenneth l. Andrus and Rev. Eugene Stockton. Burial will be in Pleasant Cemetery, Mt. Sterling, O.
Mrs. Mabel ZIEGLER, 97, died Friday in her home in Nevada, O. She was a former resident of Springfield. She was born in Springfield in 1875, the daughter of M. L. and Sarah A. EBERT. Her late husband, the Rev. B. W. ZIEGLER, was the former pastor of the First Lutheran Church in Findlay. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Wayne HEALY, with whom she resided; a niece, Mrs. Courtenay RAUSCH, of Springfield; a cousin, Mrs. Urban HIDY, also of Springfield, and several nephews. Funeral services will be held in Findlay at the Kirpatrick-Harkins Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Burial will be in the Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 16. Howard BYERMAN, 75, of Pinellas Park, Fla., a former partner in the Byerman Moving and Storage Co. in Springfield, was dead on arrival at St. Joseph's Hospital, Ft. Wayne, Ind. at 7:15 p.m. Monday. Mr. BYERMAN was stricken while visiting with a daughter, Mrs. James (Ann) CONROY of Ft. Wayne, Ind. He was born in Springfield, March 26, 1896, the son of John and Susan DUDLEY BYERMAN and had resided in this community most of his life. He was a partner in the moving and storage company here for more than 50 years, retiring in 1971. While a resident of Springfield, he was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church and after moving to Florida became a member of St. Stephens Lutheran Church in Pinellas Park. He was a member of St. Andrews Lodge, F. and A.m., the Springfield Lions Club, the Last Man's Club and the American Legion. During World War I he serve with the US Army in France and Germany. Survivors, in addition to his daughter, include a granddaughter, Mrs. Teresa MOHR of Auburn, Ind.; a sister, Mrs. Hazel HORTON of Springfield; a brother, C. Ray BYERMAN of Pinellas Park, Fla.; two great grandsons, and a number of nieces and nephews. His wife, Clarice, preceded him in death July 29, 1971. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Wilbur P., and two sisters, Mrs. Nettie HAERR and Mrs. Goldie TRITLE. His body will be brought to the Conroy Funeral Home, where friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.
Bertha A. BAUER, 91, of 826 W. First st., died at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, 1972, in the Ridgewood Nursing Home. Body to Jackson Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home for service Saturday by the Rev. Robert T. Reiss (Zion Lutheran Church). Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Edwin L. FORBECK, 42 of N. Haven Dr., died at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. He was born November 10, 1929 in Yellow Springs,a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles FORBECK. He was a rural letter carrier in Yellow Springs and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include his wife, Carol; one step daughter, Linda Mae PECK of Dayton; six stepsons, Raymond, Ronald and Roger PECK of Dayton, Ralph PECK of Xenia, Robert PECKof Beal Air Force Base, California, and Rick PECK of Chanute Air Force Base,Ill.; one sister, Miss Mary FORBECK of Sarasota, Fla; one brother Morris(Pete) FORBECK of Springfield; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Burcham Funeral home for services at 1p.m. Monday. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday.Eagles Lodge will hold services at 7 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery.
Raymond B. (Mike) Martin, 75, of 1919 Harshman Blvd., died unexpectedly at noon Tuesday in his residence in Sarasota, FL He was born Jan. 19, 1897, in Fayette County, the son of James and Anna Smith Martin. He was a member of the Central United Methodist Church, the Central Wesleyan Sunday School Class, Anthony Lodge No. 455 F, and A.M. He was a veteran of World War I, having served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Martin retired ten years ago and was formerly employed by the White Motor Co. Survivors include his wife, Corrinne Evans Martin; one son, Jack of Pensacola, Fla; two grandsons, Christopher and Stephen; two granddaughters, Jane and Sue Ann; one great-grandson, Stephen Wayne Crutchfield; one brother, Earl of Springfield; and a sister, Mrs. Nellie Wollam of Cuyahoga Falls. His body will be brought to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home in charge of the Rev. Dale R. Beittel, pastor of the Central United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Mrs. Agnes A. BLAIR, 72, of 930 W. Pleasant St, died at 3:30 am Tuesday in Mercy Medical Center following ten days of failing health. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday. Services will be conducted there at 3 pm Thursday by the Rev. Chalmers Mattern, pastor of Central Christian Church. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.
Howard S. ALESHIRE, 71, of 1424 S. 21st St., Phoenix, Ariz., died at 12:30 am Tuesday in Veterans Hospital Phoenix, according to word received here Tuesday. He was born Oct. 13, 1900 in Springfield, a son of David and Minnie BROWN ALESHIRE. Survivors include his wife, Gayle of Phoenix; one step-son, Gary GREEN of Phoenix; two grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Mary CORDELL and Mrs. Sally MEYERS both of Springfield; two brothers, Emmett (Red) ALESHIRE and Cletus ALESHIRE, both of Springfield; one niece and one nephew. Services will be held at Mortenson and King Funeral Home, Phoenix, at 1 pm Thursday. Military burial ceremonies willb e at Whiple Cemetery, Prescott, Ariz.
Charles J. BEEKMAN, 75, of Sycamore, O., formerly of Springfield, died Tuesday evening in his residence. Survivors include his wife, Kathryn STOLL BEEKMAN; four daughters, Mrs. John (Jean) HART of Idaho, O., Mrs. Esther ROOSA and Mrs. Joseph (Hazel) BURGETT of Peebles, O. and Mrs. Willie (Versie) LITTERAL of Springfield; three sons, Leonard, Vessie (Newt) and Dale, all of Sycamore; one brother, Robert of Peebles; 20 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna in 1945, and a daughter, Elsie HART in 1970. His body was taken to the Burriss Botkin Funeral Home, Waverly.
Clyde D. ROYER, 71, of 7750 Ohio 201, Tipp City, pastor of Maple Grove Old German Baptist Church near New Carlisle, died Monday in Stouder Memorial Hospital, Troy. He was born in Montgomery County, March 19, 1900, son of William and Harriett ROYER. He had been a minister at the area church since April 8, 1933. Mr ROYER was a retired farmer. Survivors include a son, William of Tipp City; a foster daughter, Mrs. Everett (Maxine) CABANISS of West Alexandria; a brother, Lester of New Lebanon; five grandchildren. His wife, Helen STUDEBAKER ROYER died in 1960. Services will be conducted at 2 pm Thursday in Maple Grove Old German Baptist Church. Burial will be in New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call in the Trostel Chapman Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 pm Wednesday. The family request that flowers be omitted.
Mrs. Dora M. MORRIS, 84, of 315 Broadmoor Blvd., widow of Edgar L. MORRIS, former publisher of the Springfield Daily News and Sun, died at 4:45 am Wednesday in Good Shepherd Nursing Home. She had been in failing health since 1962. A native of St Marys in Auglaize County, she had lived in Springfield since her marriage in 1913. She was born May 12, 1887, a daughter of Christina and C.L. SCHMIDT. Mrs MORRIS was a member of First Lutheran Church, a former member of Womans Town Club and an honorary member of the Research Club. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Martha M) KNAUSS of 315 Broadmoor Blvd, and Mrs. Ben L (Dora Christene) SUMMERFORD, Jr of Vienna, Va.; a brother, Dr. Walter SCHMIDT of Evanston, Ill, and three grandchildren, Jeffrey Scott, Rebecca, and Jamie SUMMERFORD. Another grandchild, Morris KNAUSS, preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 1970. Two of her sisters also died recently, Miss Edith SCHMIDT on Feb. 2 and Mrs. Pauline SCHMIDT GROSS last Sept. 19. The body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home. There will be no calling hours. Private graveside services will be conducted Friday afternoon in Ferncliff Cemetery by Pastor Lawrence T. RUGH of First Lutheran Church and Pastor Kay M. GLAESNER of St John Lutheran Church.
Page 10. Mrs. Grace E. MAXWELL of 27 S. Clairmont Av. died in Community Hospital at 9:15 p.m. Saturday after several months of failing health. She was 65. A life long resident of Clark County, she was born Jan, 22, 1907, a daughter of Benjamin and Neppie BYERMAN WHITTINGTON. She was a member of Second Church of God. Survivors include her husband, John; two daughters, Mrs. Mary BISHOP of Springfield, and Mrs. Martha BEAHM of Columbus; a granddaughter, Debra Anne BISHOP of Springfield; her mother of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha BARCLAY and Mrs. Gladys COOL of Springfield. Services will be conducted in the Richards Funeral Home at 10 a.m. Tuesday by the Rev. Otis Johnson. Burial will be in the Ferncliff Cemetery. There will be no visitation in the funeral home.
Fred J WEIMER , 84, of 1574 W Possum Rd, died at 6:615 p.m. Tuesday in Heathergreene Nursing Home, Xenia, where he had been a resident for one year. Mr Weimer was born July 7, 1887, in Fincastle, Ohio, a son of Phillip and Anna Weimer. He was employed by Robbins and Myers Inc for 40 years. He was a member of Emory Chapel United Methodist church. His wife, Ethel (EVILSIZOR) WEIMER , died September 23, 1967. Survivors include on daughter, Mrs Judd P (Thelma) LANTZ of Springfield, and a number of nieces and nephews. He was the last survivor of a family of 13 children. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home for services at 10 a.m. Friday, with the Rev Ralph L Harmon, pastor of the Emory Chapel United Methodist church, in charge. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday.