Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for January 1976 thru March 1977


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BURKHARDT, LEITHAUSER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 15, 1976

Karl William BURKHARDT, 77, a well-known local musician, died unexpectedly in his home at 321 West North Street at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Mr. BURKHARDT graduated from Springfield High School in 1915, and was enrolled in the ROTC program at Wittenberg College. He was one of the founders of the All Ohio Six musical group. After traveling the East Coast for 25 years leading and directing musical groups, Mr. BURKHARDT returned to Springfield in 1948 and opened the Karl BURKHARDT Music Studio. He was a member of Local 160 American Federation of Musicians in Springfield and in Newark, N.J. Locally, he was known as an accordionist, entertainer and music teacher. Mr. BURKHARDT was chairman of the music committee of the Springfield Kiwanis Club, and a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church. He was born April 15, 1898, in Springfield, a son of John R. and Maria LEITHAUSER BURKHARDT. Survivors include a sister, Miss Kathryn BURKHARDT; a brother, Julius (Juel) BURKHARDT, both of Springfield, five nephews and three nieces. His body was taken to the Williams Funeral Home where friends may call Sunday afternoon and where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Monday in charge of Dr. Kay M. Glaesner, pastor of the St. John Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the St. John Convalescent Home fund.

BAGFORD, CLAYTON, KOGLER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 15, 1976

Joseph J. KOOGLER, 72, of 899 McCain Avenue, died in Mercy Medical Center at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday. He was born July 10, 1903, in Dayton, the son of Forrest and Alwilda BAGFORD KOOGLER, and was a retired employee of Springfield Township. Survivors include his wife, Grace M.; two sons, Frankie, Springfield and Jack, Huntertown, Ind.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Martha CLAYTON, Philadelphia. His body was taken to Woods-Allgier Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services at 2 p.m. Friday in the funeral home by the Rev. Randall Peters, associate pastor of St. John Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BAILEY, FLOOK, HIVELY, KORN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 15, 1976

Services for Mrs. Nellie Grace KORN, 94, of 1574 Warder Street, who died at 1:10 a.m. Wednesday in Mercy medical Center following two years of failing health, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Richards Memorial Home. The services will be in charge of the Rev. Don Cox, pastor of the Third Church of God. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Jeffersonville. Friends may call in the memorial home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Lillian HIVELY, Dayton, and Mrs. Mary FLOOK, Miami, Florida. A sister, Maude BAILEY, is dead.

POWERS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 15, 1976

Services for Mrs. Eva Powers, 78, of 903 West Rose Street, who died in Community Hospital early Sunday, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in charge of the Rev. W.E. Richardson. Her body will lie in state there two hours prior to the services. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call in the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home Thursday. The family will received friends at 418 Willow Drive.

BUSCHIAN, MCKEEVER, SPANGENBERGER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 16, 1976

Mrs. Anna MCKEEVER, 87, died at 7:10 p.m. Thursday at the Estep Nursing Home. She was born April 30, 1888, in Cincinnati, the daughter of Joseph and Marie BUSCHIAN SPANGENBERGER. She was a member of St. Bernard Church. Her husband, Mones L., is dead. Friends may call at the O'Brien-Kenney FUneral Home from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday. Wake services will be held there at 4 p.m. Friday. A Funeral Mass will be sung at 10 a.m. Saturday in the St. Bernard Catholic Church. Burial will be in the St. Bernard Cemetery.

BUSKIRK, HAWKE, SHARP Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 16, 1976

Tammy Sue BUSKIRK, two year-old daughter of Mrs. Janet HAWKE BUSKIRK, 626 Rice st., died unexpectedly at 3:35 a.m. Friday in Community Hospital. She was born October 26, 1973, in Springfield. Survivors other than the mother include a sister, Rachael HAWKE; a brother, Robert SHARP; the maternal grandmother, Mrs. Russell (Norma) HAWKE, Springfield, and the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Emmitt BUSKIRK, all of Springfield. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home.

PHELPS, ROWLAND, STUMBO, VANHOOSE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 17, 1976

Page 12. Raymond A STUMBO, 74, of 142 Delcourt st, died at 3:50 pm Friday in Riverside Hospital, Columbus, after a short illness. A retired painting contractor, Mr. STUMBO was born Sept 12, 1901 in Collinsville, Ill, the son of John and Mary Ellen STUMBO. Survivors include three daughters, Maxine VANHOOSE, and Lorena ROWLAND, both of Springfield, and Marie PHELPS, Silverton, Ore; two sons, James, Springfield and Raymond, Jr, Tampa, Fla; 25 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Jones Funeral Home where friends may call Sunday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm. Services at 10:30 am Monday in the funeral home, with burial in Rose Hill Burial Park.

BUSKIRK, HAWKE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 17, 1976

Page 12. Tammy Sue BUSKIRK, 2 year-old daughter of Mr. Janet HAWKE BUSKIRK, of 626 Rice st, died unexpectedly at 3:35 am Friday in Community Hospital. She was born Oct 26, 1973 in [rest of obituary is missing].

GREENE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 17, 1976

Page 12. Officials of the Richards Memorial Home are asking assistance in locating any relatives of Herman GREENE, 46, who died Thursday in a boarding house at 215 S Yellow Springs st. It is believed that Mr. GREENE has a brother and a sister living in the Xenia area. Any person with information concerning the whereabouts of any of Mr. GREENE's relatives is asked to contact the Richards Memorial Home at 325-1654 where his body was taken.

FRY, HAERR, HURSH, MORGON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, February 27, 1976

Page 10. Carl L. FRY, 75, of 322 Rosewood Ave, died at 11:22 a.m. Thursday in Community Hospital where he had been taken earlier by a Fire Division emergency squad. He had been in failing health for one year. A retired employee of the Ohio Bell Telephone Co., Mr. Fry retired in 1965 as plant clerk, following 42 years of service. He was a member of Anthony Lodge 455, F. and A.M. , Springfield Chapter 48, RAM, and the Telephone Pioneers Club of America. A Springfield resident most of his life, he was born July 20, 1900 in Yellow Springs, the son of Berton and Lucy HURSH FRY. He is survived by his wife, Mildred HAERR FRY; one daughter, Mrs. Lee (Elinor) MORGON, Urbana, one son, Edwin, South Vienna; and three grandchildren. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Littleton Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerel L. Jackson, associate pastor of Central United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends may call in the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, and Anthony Lodge will have services here at 7 p.m. Friday.

BLACKBURN, EVANS, MARTIN, SHROADES Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, March 14, 1976

Page 12A. Harry M. EVANS, 79, of Oxford, Miss., formerly of 520 N. Race st., died early Saturday in Oxford-Lafayette Hospital after an illness of a month. He was born in Springfield Jan. 31, 1897, a son of Henry M. and *Laah B. SHROADES EVANS. Mr. EVANS was a railroad signal maintenance man and retired from employment with the former New York Central System at age 65 after a career of 45 years. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church and the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, Local No. 30. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. J. Robert (Maxine) BLACKBURN of Oxford, Miss., with whom he lived; two grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Corinne MARTIN and a brother, Floyd W. EVANS, both of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews. His wife, Celia, died July 24, 1974. The body will be brought to the Littleton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted there at 10 a.m. Tuesday by the Rev. Herbert E. Massey, minister of Central United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Additonal Information: Janie Martin Whitty (whittyfun@juno.com). First name should be Lena not Laah.

BENNING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Sunday, March 14, 1976

Page 12A. Mrs. Helen Lucille BENNING, 76, of 114 E. Pleasant st., died at 12:35 a.m. Saturday in the Champaign County Nursing Home. She was born Jan 27, 1900, in Clark County, the daughter of Charles and Sadie ODEN CASSEL. She had resided in Yellow Springs until 1969 when she moved to Springfield. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Yellow Springs and was retired from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester W. BENNING, Sr., in 1972 Survivors include five sons, Charles of Berlin, Germany, Chester, Jr., of Colorado, Andres, Reginald and Donald of Yellow springs; two daughters, Miss Margetta BENNING of California, Mrs. Marguerite COL- (rest of obit cut off).

BENDING, DOYLE, GRIFFITHS, HAGANS, LEANHART, LUNDY, MONAGHAN, PAYNE, PIEART Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 3, 1976

Mrs. Bertha L. Hagans, 80 of 2121 St. Paris pike, died in Mercy Medical Center at 6:30 p.m. Friday following six months of serious illness. Mrs. Hagans was a member of Northminster United Presbyterian Church. She was born Jan. 28, 1896, in Iowa, a daughter of Joseph and Zorah Lundy Leanhart. She is survived by her husband, Jule D.; three daughters, Mrs. David E. (Norma Jean) Monaghan and Mrs. Robert E. (Sarah Ann) Bending both of Dayton, and Mrs. Thomas J. (Dorothy Jane) Doyle of River Vale, N.J.; a son, James R. Hagans of Columbus; three sisters, Mrs. Mae Payne and Mrs. M. Fern Pieart both of Des Moines, Iowa, and Mrs. Raymond (Viola) Griffiths of Stuart, Iowa; 15 grandchildren and a great-grandson. Her body was taken to Littleton Funeral Home. Services will be conducted in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Franklin Sparks, pastor of the Northminster United Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call n the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Northminister United Presbyterian Church memorial Fund.

ARMENTROUT, BURBA, LEWIS, LONG Name of Newspaper is Daily Morning Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 3, 1976

Cedarville - Mrs. Hazel M. Burba, 78, of 30 N. Main st., died in Community Hospital, Springfield, Friday at 11:40 a.m. She had been in falling health for the past two years and was seriously ill for the past six months. A life resident of Cedarville, she was born in Greene County, Nov. 6, 1897, the daughter of Samuel and Louisa Baker Heathcook. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Mary Louise Armentrout of Cedarville; two sisters, Mrs. (William) Lida Lewis of Cedarville and Mrs. (Jay) Evelyn Long of Dayton; a brother, Samuel of Cedarville; six grandchildren; 15 great-children. Her husband, Elmer Clyde, died May 15, 1965. A son, a daughter, a brother and a sister are also deceased. Friends may call in the Williams Funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Services will be held in the funeral home at 1 p.m. Monday. Rev. Daniel Graham, pastor of the Cedarville united Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Massie Creek Cemetery.

HANNA, PETERS, SAUM, SNELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, April 8, 1976

Charles SNELL, 79, of Enon, died at 8:10 am Wednesday in Ridgewood Nursing Home following several years of failing health and one month of serious illness. He was a retired machinist at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. He was born October 12, 1896, in Clark County, a son of Adam and Emma SNELL, and had lived in the county all his life. He was a member of St. Andrews Lutheran Church. Survivors include two brothers, Arthur of Dayton and Paul of New Carlisle (*lived in Springfield, on New Carlisle Pk.*); three sisters, Mrs. Dorothy HANNA, Lancaster, and Mrs. Peggy PETERS and Mrs. Dorothy SAUM, both of Dayton, and one grandson. His body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Friday. Services will be held there at 1 pm Saturday in charge of the Rev. Walter Fohshs. Burial will be in the Enon Cemetery. Additional Information submitted by Amber Bers840@aol.com : Paul SNELL lived in Springfield, New Carlisle Pk.)

BENENDER, GORDON, SPROUSE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 20, 1976

Mrs. Harriett M. GORDON, 90, 1631 Edwards Avenue, died a 1:15 a.m. Thursday at Ethan Allen Manor. She had been in failing health for the past 15 months and seriously ill for the last month. She was born April 11, 1886, in Denver, the daughter of Jacob and Anna BENENDER SPROUSE. Mrs. GORDON was a member of the Second Church of God. She is survived by one son, Lawrence A. of Springfield; one daughter, Mrs. Norman (Mabel) CORDEL, Springfield; two brothers, Walter and Pearl, both of Neward, five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Her husband, Charles F., one daughter, and twn brothers and sisters are dead. Friends may call at Williams Funeral Home Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted there at 10 a.m. Saturday by the Rev. Otis Johnson. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

FELTY, GREEN, GUENTHER, LANDIS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 20, 1976

Cecil Wayne GREEN, 80, of the Masonic Home, died at 9:02 p.m. Wednesday at Rickly Hospital. He was born May 2, 1896, in Ashland, Ky., the son of John and Bernis FELTY GREEN. Mr. GREEN entered the Masonic Home August 6, 1973, and was sponsored by Mansfield No. 35 F. & A.M. He is survived by two sons, Dan and Bill, both of Mansfield; two daughters, Alma GUENTHER, Shelby and Glada LANDIS, Fort Wayne, Ind. His wife, June died in 1972. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home. Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Ohio Masonic Home by the Rev. Harold McCormick.

GILL, MCDERMOTT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 20, 1976

Services for Patrick Ryan MCDERMOTT, 79, who died 9 p.m. Tuesday at the home of a nephew, Marion GILL, 10 Fent Street, Jeffersonville, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Richards Memorial Home. The Rev. Randall Peters, associate pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday

BAILEY, DUDLEY, GLASS, MILLER, PATTEN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 20, 1976

Samuel O. PATTEN, 86, of 3711 Troy Road, Lawrenceville, died Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Urbana Rest Care Center after six weeks of illness. He was born February 9, 1890 in Plain City, the son of Joseph and Laura DUDLEY PATTEN. He lived in Lawrenceville most of his life. Mr. PATTEN was a 50-year charter member of the Junior Order of the United American Mechanics of North Hampton. He retired in 1956 from the Springfield Machine Tool Co. after 25 years service, and was employed at the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. for 27 years. Survivors include his wife, Hazel BAILEY PATTEN; one son, Harold, of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Wilma MILLER and Mrs. Glenna GLASS, both of Springfield; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Littleton Funeral Home by the Rev. Scott Patterson, pastor of Lawrenceville United Church of Christ. Friends may call there from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Burial will be Lawrenceville Cemetery.

BUFFENBARGER, SEMLER, WARWICK Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 20, 1976

MEDWAY - Harold K. "Dearie" SEMLER, 63, of 116 West Main Street, Medway, died at 8:50 p.m. Wednesday at his residence. He had been in ill health for several years and seriously ill for one year. He was born in Springbrook, N.D., on September 18, 192, a son of Charles Michael and Ella Marie WARWICK SEMLER. He was a retired employe of the Southwestern Portland Cement Co. Mr. SEMLER was a Navy veteran of World War II, a member and past commander of VFW Post 9684. Survivors include his wife, Loretta; four brothers, Carl and Paul of Medway, Gene of Hollendale, Florida, and Larry of Fairborn; and one sister, Mrs. Harold (DeLena) BUFFENBARGER, Niceville, Florida. Services will be conducted b the Rev. Howard Hahn Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Trostel Chapman Funeral Home in New Carlisle. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Medway Cemetery.

EDWARDS, MCKEEVER, REISS, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 26, 1976

Emery L. "Mac" MCKEEVER, 63 OF 222 Seever st., died at 6:25 a.m. Wednesday in Community Hospital, following a brief serios illness. He was born October 22, 1912, in Springfield, the son of Richard and Mary Edna SMITH MCKEEVER and had resided here all of his life. Mr. MCKEEVER had been a machinist for the Morgal Machine Tool Co. for three years. Prior to that he was associated with the Boise-Cascade Co., and the Autolite Co. He was a member of the Central United Methodist Church, a life member of the Moose Lodge No. 536, was active in Boy Scouts and little league activities. He had served as president of the Mixed 12 bowling league and was a former secretary of the Clark County Bowling Association. Survivors include his wife, Ella M., one daughter, Mrs. Dick (Joyce) EDWARDS; a son, Richard Lee; a sister, Mrs. Esther REISS; a brother, Eugene, all of Springfield; four grandchildren; 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 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held there at 10:30 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Herbert Massey, pastor of the Central United Methodist Church, in charge. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

ALLEN, BOST, INGLING Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, July 8, 1976

Services Set for Grace Bost-Funeral services for retired school teacher, Mrs. Grace J. BOST, 65, of 2701 Springfield-Xenia rd., will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Ingling Funeral Home, South Charleston, by the Rev. Maynard Stull, pastor emeritus of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. The family will received friends in the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Mrs. Bost, who taught in Springfield and Clark County Schools for 25 years, died at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday in University Hospital in Columbus following a five-week illness. She was born in Clark County Jan. 25, 1911, a daughter of Guy and Jennie Allen Ingling. A member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, she was active in a number of church organizations. She had been president of the Lutheran Church Women, a former secretary of Springfield District LCW, a member of the Furlough Home Committee of LCW and was active in Church Women United. Mrs. Bost was a Sunday School teacher, a member of the Gleaners and United Workers classes, secretary of the Evangelism Committee, chairman of Dorcas Circle, president of the Arts and Crafts Council of Good Shepherd Church, and a board member of the Week Day Religious Education organization. She was a graduate of Enon High School and attended Wittenberg University. The former teacher held memberships in National, State and Clark County Retired Teachers Associations. Survivors are her husband, Charles E., also retired teacher and principal; a daughter, Miss Connie Bost of Springfield; four brothers, Dr. Howard Ingling of Springfield, George and Robert of South Charleston and William of Enon, several nieces and nephews. One brother and two sisters are deceased.

HUNTER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, July 13, 1976

Mrs. Anna (Minnie) Hunter, 86, of 220 Montgomery av., died Monday evening in her residence. She was born June 2, 1890, in Scioto County, the daughter of Frederick and Matilda Crabtree Bowers. Mrs. Hunter was former owner and operator of Hunter Spring Shop. Survivors includer a daughter, Mrs. Delamr (Jessie) Stalder, Springfield; a sister, Mrs. Corella Seaman, Springfield; a granddaughter, and three great-grandchildren. Her husband, Elmer, died in 1955. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Littleton Funeral Home. The Rev. Arlo Newell, pastor of Maiden Lane Church of God, will officiate. Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

DRAPER, EVILSIZOR, GROW, HAMILTON, MITCH, PATTON Name of Newspaper is Daily Citizen, Urbana, OH on Thursday, August 26, 1976

Services for Arthur V EVILSIZOR, Springfield, were held Wednesday in Jackson Lytle and Coffman funeral home, Springfield, with the Rev Walfred Fahrer officiating. Burial was in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield. Evilsizor, 81, died at 9:15 p.m. Sunday in Springfield Community hospital. He was born July 8, 1895 in Champaign county the son of Jasper and Emma (HAMILTON) EVILSIZOR. He retired in 1960 after 26 years as a guard at International Harvester and was a member of UAW Local 402, the Tremont City Junior Lodge and the Northridge Christian Fellowship Church. Surviving are: wife, Sarah K; three daughters, Mrs Richard (Leone) PATTON and Mrs Edward (Lucille) DRAPER , both of Springfield, and Mrs Harold (Louise) MITCH of London; a son, John of Springfield; three sisters, Alice EVILSIZOR of Urbana, Mrs Mary GROW of Belefontaine and Mrs Thelma SEELENBINDER of Springfield; a brother, Oscar of Urbana; 15 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren

DEAN, STEINMETZ, VIOLA Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 1, 1976

Chism Leslie DEAN, 67, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., a former Springfield resident, died Monday in a Ft. Lauderdale Hospital. He was born April 9, 1909, a son of George and Nancy VIOLA DEAN. He was a member of the First Church of God while in Springfield. Survivors include his wife, Lucy DEAN; his mother, Nancy V. DEAN, a resident of Ridgewood Nursing Home, Springfield; eight children, six great-grandchildren, two brothers, Charles DEAN, Ft. Lauderdale and Paul DEAN, Carmichael, Calif., and one sister, Mrs. Pauline STEINMETZ, Springfield. A sister, Effie Myrtle DEAN and a brother, Buford DEAN, are dead. His body was taken to Fairfield Funeral Home, Broward blvd., Ft. Lauderdale. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday.

FERGUSON, MILLER, MOOTS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 1, 1976

Carl W. MOOTS, 78, of 811 North Murray Street, died at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday in his residence. Mr. MOOTS was born July 3, 1898, in New Hampshire, Ohio. Survivors include his wife, Ruth; one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy FERGUSON, a son, Robert, and a sister, Mrs. Bertha MILLER, all of Springfield; a brother, Edward K. MOOTS, Dayton; one grandson and three great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Jones Funeral Home, where there will be no calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

MAXWELL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 1, 1976

Services for James A. MAXWELL, 49, of 2418 Garland Avenue, who died at 6 a.m. Thursday in Mercy Medical Center, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Littleton Funeral Home. The Rev. Chalmers Mattern, pastor of the Central Christian Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Contributions may be made to the chemotherapy unit at Mercy Medical Center.

BRADFORD Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 1, 1976

Services for Frank E. BRADFORD, 30, of 1144 Windsor Avenue, Columbus, who died in University Hospital, Columbus, Monday, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home. The services will be in charge of Bishop C. Spurling. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home after noon Thursday and the family will be present there from 7 to 9 p.m. The family will received friends at 1361 Bellfair Drive.

FRISZ, SALB, SINGLEMANN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 20, 1976

Leona "Lee" FRSZ, 70, 1516 St. Paris Pike, died Saturday morning in Sarasota memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Fla., where she had been a patient for one day. Mrs. FRISZ was born on April 20, 1906, in Milwaukee, Wis., a daughter of Frank and Erna SINGLEMANN SALB. She was a booker assistant for Chakeres Theater. Survivors include one brother, Richard SALB, Troy. Her husband, Raymond, died in 1957. Her body was taken to the Deeter-Baird Funeral Home, Tory, for services at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday by the Rev. Fr. Robert Wolfer. Friends may call there from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Troy.

RIDDELL, SHAW Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 20, 1976

Mrs. M. Myrtle SHAW, 92, of the Max-Ull Nursing Home, 735 West North Street, died at 11:15 a.m. Sunday in Community Hospital after several years of failing health. Born in Clark County, January 3, 1884, Mrs. SHAW had resided most of her life in Springfield. She was a member of the Story Hypes United Methodist Church. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Ora RIDDELL, McIntosh, Fla.; one son, Clyde of Daytona Beach, Fla., and several grand and great-grandchildren. Her husband, George W. SHAW, died in 1964. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in charge of the Rev. Warren Powell of the Story Hypes United Methodist Church. Friends may call there from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

DAVIS, ROSS, WIRTHMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 20, 1976

James B. "Pinky" ROSS, II, 68, of 2869 Berwick Blvd., Columbus, president of the Ross-Willoughby Co., Columbus and Springfield, died Sunday in Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Rhea Lu M.; one son, James B. ROSS, III; daughter, Mrs. R. T. (Nancy Lu) WIRTHMAN; four granddaughters and one grandson. His body was taken to the Schoedinger State Street Chapel; there will be no calling hours. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Board Street Presbyterian Church, Columbus. Honorary pallbearers will be B. G. GOODALL, John SARTORI, Paul KOSE, Walter GILLIAM, Dale STROMAN, W. E. ROUSH, L. P. SCHULTZ, James J. CONNOR, John A. CONNOR, Robert MURPHY, R.E. DAVIS, Sr., W.J. SCHWATZ, Forest R. WHITE, John KOCHENSPARGER, Harry DAUGHERTY, Carlos BAILEY, Adrian D. VALENTINE, Howard VOELKER and Paul LOISELLE. Contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

DURST, MCGANN, METZ Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, September 20, 1976

Robert O. METZ, 65, of South Bend, Ind., father of a Springfield man, died at 7:45 a.m. Sunday in the Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Roberta DRUST, Springfield; two grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Eloise MCGANN, South Bend, Inc. His body was taken to the Welsheimer Funeral Home, 521 North Williams Street, South Bend, Ind., where friends may call after 6 p.m. Monday and where services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in City Cemetery, South Bend, Inc. Contributions may be made to the Shrine Hospital for crippled children.

BOTKIN, DOLWICK, GRINDLE, KREGLOW, WEAVER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, October 28, 1976

John F. DOLWICK, 86, of 2240 N. Cottingham rd., died at 8:30 a.m. in the Veteran's Hospital, Dayton. A former employee of the O. S. Kelly Co., retiring in 1952, Mr. DOLWICK was born May 13, 1890, in New Carlisle, the son of Tobias and Etta DOLWICK, and was a veteran of World War I. Survivors include two sons, Howard E., Springfield and Carl E., with whom he made his home; three grandchildren, one great-grandchild; four sisters, Mrs. Mary WEAVER, Miss Evelyn DOLWICK, and Mrs. Carrie GRINDLE, Pitchin; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call in the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home by the Rev. Edsel Wilcox, pastor of Emory Chapel United Methodist Church. The body will then be taken to Linton, Ind. for graveside services and burial at 1 p.m. Saturday. Additional Information submitted by Jan Botkin Therkildsen John's mother Etta DOLWICK is d/o Morgan BOTKIN and Arabella KREGLOW.

BROWN, DAUGHERTY, PENWELL, SMITH Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 4, 1976

Wert J PENWELL, 83, of 568 Selma rd, died at 12:45 pm Wednesday in Community Hospital. He was born Jan 04, 1893, in Van Wert, O, the son of Jesse and Julia Ann SMITH PENWELL, and had resided in Springfield for the past 60 years. Survivors include his wife, Helen; one daughter, Mrs James (Nellie) BROWN, Lawrenceville; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Eursa PENWELL, New Martinsburg, O; one sister, Mrs Clara DAUGHERTY, Greenfield, and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Friday. Services will be held there at 1:30 pm Saturday in the charge of the Rev James Ritch, of the Lawrenceville Church of God. Burial will be in the Newcomers Cemetery.

GILLILAND, GRAHAM, ROSS, SHOOK, TOMLINSON, TURNBULL Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 4, 1976

Mrs Clarence TOMLINSON Mrs Mytle Irene TOMLINSON, 78, of 130 N Greenmount av, died in Mercy Medical Center Wednesday afternoon following two years of failing health. Mrs TOMLINSON was born in Morgan County, O. Sept 18, 1898, the daughter of Jesse and Katie ROSS GILLILAND, and had resided in Springfield the past 49 years. She was a member of the National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees. Survivors include her husband, Clarence; one son, Farrel Hildebrand, Springfield, and one daughter, Mrs Robert (Helen) TURNBULL, California; five grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs Grace GRAHAM and Mrs Clara SHOOK, both of Marietta. Her body was taken to the Richards Memorial Home.

MOLLMAN Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 4, 1976

Mrs Gladys S MOLLMAN. Services for Mrs Gladys S MOLLMAN, 78, of 424 1/2 N Shaffer st, who died at 11 am Tuesday, will be conducted at 1:30 pm Friday in the Richards Memorial Home. Friends may call in the memorial home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

CUMSTOCK, DENNY, MCDONOUGH, NEER Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 4, 1976

Catawba -- Mahlon NEER, 78, of 5049 McConkey rd, Catawba, died a t10:10 pm Wednesday in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana, following six months of serious illness. He was a retired farmer, born April 20, 1898 in Pleasant Township, Clark County, the son of Nathan O and Millie CUMSTOCK NEER. Mr NEER was a member of the Catawba United Methodist Church, the Clark County Historical Society, the Farm Bureau and was the author of a history of Pleasant Township. Survivors include his wife, Maude; three sons, Harold A, Springfield, Richard C, Catawba, and Ernest L, Richmond Va; two daughters, Mrs Seward (Shirley) DENNY, Enon; and Mrs Thomas (Dorothy) MCDONOUGH, south Charleston; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Skillman Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Friday. Services will be held at 1 pm Saturday in the funeral home in the charge of the Rev Franklin Ackerman, pastor of the Ca-[tawba United Methodist Church....] (End of obituary cut off)

BERE, BYERMAN, MITCHELL, PETRE, SMITH, WILBERT Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 3, 1976

Grandville W. BERE, 69, of Zerkle Rd., Springfield, was found dead in a barn at 6120 Ballentine Pike. His death was due to natural causes. Mr. BERE was born in Maryland, April 17, 1907. a son of George and Delilah BYERMAN BERE, and was a retired employee of the Nolte Brass Co., retiring in 1970. Survivors include his wife, the former Florence MITCHELL; one daughter Mrs. Lewis (Nancy) PETRE, Los Angeles, Calif.;two grand children; two sisters, Mrs. Clarence (Anna) WILBERT, New Carlisle, and Mrs. Olive SMITH, Medway. His body was taken to the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home where friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be there at 10:30 a.m. by the Rev. Raymond Smith, pastor of Newson Missionary Church. Burial will be in the New Carlisle Cemetery.

CALLISON, EBERSOLE, HAULMAN, HOSS, MONTIETH, WALLACE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 11, 1976

Pg. 8. Mrs. Hazel EBERSOLE, 80, died at 2:30 a.m. Friday in St. John's Nursing and Convalescing Home following four years of failing health. She lived with a daughter, Mrs. Jess MONTIETH, at 1035 Broadway, and was a former resident of North Hampton. Mrs. EBERSOLE was born May 19, 1896, in Clark county, a daughter of William and Ella WALLACE CALLISON and was a member of the First Church of God and the WCTU of North Hampton. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. MONTIETH and Mrs. Harold (Alma) HAULMAN of Springfield; one son, Edward of Taylorsville, California; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Allie HOSS of Springfield, and a number of nieces and nephews. Her husband, Oron (Buddy) died in May 1969. Her body was taken to theTrostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle, where friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Services will be held there at 1:30 Monday by the Rev. Arlo Newell. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery.

KEYES, MCKEEVER, MCNEELEY Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 27, 1977

Theodore MCKEEVER, 69, of 634 Mount Joy Street, died at 7 a.m. today in Community Hospital after more thank one year of ill health. Mr. MCKEEVER retired in March of 1973 after 33 years of service with Robbins & Myers, Inc. A resident of Clark County most of his life, Mr. MCKEEVER was born August 9, 1907, in Clark County, the son of Charles and Harriet KEYS MCKEEVER. He was a member of Central Christian Church, a life member of the moose Lodge and a member of the Navy Club. Survivors include his wife, Mildred J. KNISLEY MCKEEVER; one daughter, Mrs. William (Eleanor) MCNEELEY of New Carlisle; two grandsons; three brothers, Paul of Greenfield, Charles of Port Arthur, Texas, Home of Sabina; and several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Valerie, died in April 1972. Three sisters and two brothers also are deceased. The Rev. Chalmers A. Mattern of Central Christian Church will officiate at services at 11 a.m. Saturday in Littleton Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Calling hours are 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.

BALDWIN, CRAIG, GRAHAM, LITTLER, NAVE Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Thursday, January 27, 1977

Mrs. Fern G. CRAIG, 81, of 3481 Craig Road, died in Community Hospital at 4:40 a.m. today. She was born in Clark County, November 18, 1895, the daughter of Charles and Jennie LITTLER NAVE. She was member of the ladies Aid of Pleasant Gove Baptist Church and the Senior Citizens of South Charleston. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn GRAHAM of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. Nancy BALDWIN of Springfield; two sons, Warren of Chicago and Foster E. of Springfield; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and three brothers, Harold NAVE of Claud, Texas, and Frank and Orville NAVE of Springfield. Her husband, Foster, died in 1970. Two daughters are also dead. The body was taken to Ingling Funeral Home, South Charleston, where friends may call 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be conducted there at 2 p.m. Saturday with burial in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery. Donations may be given to CHIEF of Community Hospital for respiratory therapy.

DEER, EVILSIZOR Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 1, 1977

Homer EVILSIZOR , 74, of 280 List Rd, Palm Beach, Fl died at 3 p.m Monday in the Good Samaritan Hospital, Palm Beach. He was born July 18, 1902, in Springfield, the son of John Ezra and Lydia EVILSIZOR and had resided in Springfield and Palm Beach most of his life. He was a retired contractor. Mr Evilsizor had received his 50 year pin from the Masonic Lodge at Lake Worth Fl. He was a member of the Scotish Rite Valley of Dayton and Antioch Shrine of Dayton. Survivors include his wife, Bernette; a daughter Mrs Darlene DEER,Springfield; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren, and a brother, Harold of Springfield. A son, Jack died in 1963. His body was taken to the Jackson Lytle and Coffman funeral home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 Thursday. Services will be held there at 1 p.m. Friday in charge of the Rev Kay M Glaesner, pastor of the St John Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff cemetery. Contributions may be made to the St Johns Church memorial fund.

BADER, THOMPSON Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, February 2, 1977

Lewis D. "Lew" BADER, 78, who traveled the length and breadth of the land as a trombonist in circus bands, died at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Courthouse Manor Nursing Home, Washington, C.H., following two years of failing health.  He was born Oct. 4, 1898 in Green Hills, Ind., the son of John and Belle THOMPSON BADER, and had lived in Springfield for the past 59 years. Mr. BADER was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 397; American Federation of Musicians Local 160, and an honorary member of the Harold Barnes Tent No. 110, Circus Fans of America. He was a member of the Ringling Brothers Barnum-Bailey Circus Band from 1923 to 1955, and played trombone with the Sells-Foto Circus prior to 1923. He also played in local vaudeville theaters when the circus was in winter quarters. He was the last of his immediate family. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BAILEY, DRAPE, EVILSIZOR, HAULMAN, JONES, MITCH, PATTON, TREGO Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 21, 1977

Urbana Citizen, date unknown
Mrs Sarah K EVILSIZOR , 80, 1516 Greenwood Ave died in her residence at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday following a prolonged illness. Mrs Evilsizor was born June 4, 1897, a daughter of George W and Fannie Ray JONES . A Life resident of Springfield, she was a past member of the DAR Lodge at Tremont City, and was a member of the Northridge Christian Fellowship church. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs Richard (Leona) PATTON and Mrs Edward (Lucille) DRAPE, both of Springfield, and Mrs Harold (Louise ) MITCH of London; a son, John of Springfield; 15 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs Oliver (Susan) HAULMAN and Mrs Howard (Stella) BAILEY, both of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, Arthur, died in August 1976, and a daughter Betty Roberta TREGO, in November 1975. Her body was taken to the Jackson Lytle and Coffman funeral home where friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be conducted there at 10 a.m. Saturday by the Rev Walfred J Fahrer, pastor of the Northridge Christian Fellowship Church. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions will be made to the Northridge Christian Fellowship Church.

BUSTLE, HERRON, PRATER, ROBERDS, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is Daily News, Springfield, OH on Saturday, March 19, 1977

Charlie Allen BUSTLE, 68, of 260 Country Side dr., Enon, died at 3:15 am Friday in Mercy Medical Center following nine months of failing health and a week of serious illness. He was born Dec 18, 1907, in London, Ky., a son of John and Margaret BUSTLE. He had resided in Springfield since 1940. Mr Bustle had been employed for 30 years with the Boyd and Cook Paving Co of Dayton. He retired in 1973 from the Carey Paving Co, as a superintendent. He was a member of the Dayton Masonic Lodge No. 147 F and AM and was a veteran of World War II, having served with the US Navy. Survivors include his wife, Esther L ROBERDS BUSTLE; a daughter, Mrs Gail PRATER, Springfield; two sisters, Mrs Tressia WILLIAMS, Bloomington, Ill., and Mrs Abbie HERRON, Mason, O.; three brothers, Arthur, St Petersburg, Fla., Herbert, Danville, Ill. and William, Lincoln, Ill.; five grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Williams Funeral Home where friends may call Sunday after 2 pm. Masonic services will be held there at 7 pm Sunday. Services will be held in the funeral home at 1:30 pm Monday with the Rev Edwin Spriggs of the Assembly of God Church, Findley, officiating. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery.


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