Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for December 1982 thru May 1983


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CARTER, LOHNES, REYNOLDS, SPECO, TAYLOR Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 3, 1982

Benson E. "Ben" TAYLOR , 61, of 722 Patrick Rd., died Friday morning in his residence. A lifelong resident of Springfield, he was born Aug. 25, 1921, a son of Ralph and Elizabeth TAYLOR . He was a retired employee of SPECO Division of Kelsey-Hayes. He attended the Hillside Avenue Church of God, St. Andrew's Lodge No. 619 F & AM, and was a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis (LOHNES) TAYLOR ; two sons, Norman H. CARTER and Dennis A. "Dan" CARTER, both of Springfield; six grandchildren; one great granddaughter; four brothers, John, Pensacola, Fla., Marlin, Springfield, Robert, Santa Barbara, Calif., and Eldon, Englewood, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday in the Littleton Funeral Home with the Rev. Carl E. REYNOLDS, assistant pastor of the Hillside Avenue Church of God, officiating. burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. sunday in the funeral home, with St. Andrew's Lodge holding services a 7 p.m.

EVERGALL, LONES, PARRISH, ROCKHOLD, SHEPARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 3, 1982

Ralph W. LONES, 84, of 315 Rice St., died in Community Hospital Friday at 7:30 a.m. following three months of serious illness. Mr. LONES was born June 7, 1895 in Milledgeville, O., a son of John and Harriett EVERGALL LONES . He was a former employee of the Springfield Metallic Casket Co., and the O.S. Kelly Co. He attended Blessed Hope Baptist Church, was a World War I veteran and member of Clark County Chapter No. 13 D.A.V. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy SHEPARD of Springfield and Mrs. Raymond (Florence) PARRISH of Cable; two sons, James K. with whom he resided, and Clifford, of Fruitport, Mich., 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Ethel ROCKHOLD of Washington C.H.; one brother, Ernest of Bellefontaine; and several nieces and nephews. His wife, Minnie E., died Dec. 2, 1972. A daughter, Betty, also is deceased. Friends may call at the Littleton Funeral Home Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held there Monday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Sugar Creek Cemetery in Fayette County.

BUSH, HOLDER, STEVENS, TILLMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 3, 1982

Virgil BUSH, 69, 420 Mount Vernon Ave., died early Fri. morning, Dec. 3, in Sunnyland Villa Care Center. He was born in Scottsville, KY., Sept. 13 1913, a son of Spur and Clara BUSH. He was employed as a truck driver with the Luterhan Intermission. Survivors include his wife, Jeannette; six sons, Robert, Virgil, Edward, Jamse and Jessie, all of Spfld; three sisters, Earline HOLDER, Hildreth STEVENS and Mary TILLMAN, all of Spfld; two brothers, Rat BUSH, Scottsville, KY, William BUSH, Spfld; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. His body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home.

CONLEY, DUTY, MECHLIN, STANALAND, WATSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, December 17, 1982

Henry G. CONLEY, 65, formerly of Springfield, died in Walter Reed Hospital on Nov 29th. He was born March 16, 1917. He was a veteran of WWII and the Korean War, member of VFW. Survivors include his son, Phillip, a daughter, Linda STANALAND, both of Bradenton,FL; three sisters, Celia MECHLIN, Gladys DUTY, both of Bradenton, FL; Catherine WATSON, Springfield; three brothers, Herman CONLEY, Bradenton, Fl, Victor CONLEY, Delhi, CA, Fay CONLEY, Holmes Beach, FL. Burial in Arlington Cemetery Dec 1st with full military honors.

ARGABRIGHT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, December 20, 1982

page 20 Robert ARGABRIGHT, 70 of Miami County Health Care Center, died Sunday December 19. Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Norma SHANKLIN of Springfield, Mrs. Thomas INGLE, Conover; Mrs. Harry PERKINS Bay City, Michigan; a brother George, Orlando, Fl. Visitation will be at Suber Funeral Home, Fletcher, Ohio, Tuesday 3-5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m.

KUMLER, WILDASINN Name of Newspaper is Journal Herald, Dayton, OH on Tuesday, December 21, 1982

Pioneer developer buried A memorial service for Clarence Kaler WILDASINN, one of the earliest land developers in Washington Twp., was held Monday. He was 86. Mr. WILDASINN's development of Brittany Hills, a subdivision of exclusive homes, won him recognition in Who's Who in the Midwest in 1970 and 1971. Beginning more than 40 years ago, he built more than 400 homes in Washington Twp. Mr. WILDASINN, who died Friday, became involved in developing the area after he started work 41 years ago on a replica of a French farm house like those he recalled from his military service in Europe during World War I. The house was built from salvage materials he collected at his wrecking company during the Depression. It first was designed as a summer house, but later was expanded and became his rambling homestead. Mr. WILDASINN built the home in Woodbourne, the town that was the original Dayton settlement in the late 1700's before its people moved closer to the Miami River to help develop commerce for the fledgling city. The two-story, brick, stone and half-timber home, with towers and an authentically sloped roof, now is a landmark on Whipp Road. Much of the adjacent land was developed by Mr. WILDASINN, including Woodbourne Village and other subdivisions in the Washington Twp. Area. Mr. WILDASINN was a native of Plattsburg, Ohio, who graduated from Dayton's Stivers High School and received a bachelor's of science degree (Engineering Degree) from Ohio State University. He served with the U.S. Artillery in World War I and as an engineering officer in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II. Mr. WILDASINN was a research scientist at NCR and the Charles F. Kettering Lab of General Motors Corp. He also was employed by Dayton Metal Products co., Delco Light Co. and the Domestic Engineering Co. He was affiliated with the National Association of Realtors, Association of Home Builders, Dayton Engineers Club and the American Legion. He was a member of the Mystic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Antioch Shrine. Mr. WILDASINN is survived by his wife Emy Lou J. (KUMLER) WILDASINN, four sons- Donald (Kumler), Bruce (Kaler), Frank (Franklin Abia Zeller) and Gregory (Fell)- and 15 grandchildren. Memorial services were held at Routsong Funeral Home, 81 N. Main St., Centerville. Additional Information: Submitted by: Sally J. Wildasinn-Ward, you can reach her at scnbward@earthlink.net Clarence Kaler WILDASINN is the son of Homer E. Wildasin 1873-1952 and Sarah Jane Hahn 1875-1950. Homer was born in Clark, Co., Ohio and Sarah (Hahn) Wildasin was born in Ohio. Clarence's sibling was Mary Margaret (Wildasin) Smith 1898-1959. As an adult, Clarence changed his last name from Wildasin to WILDASINN with an additional N. Clarence and his wife, Emy Lou (Emma Juana Kumler) WILDASINN are buried in David's Cemetery, Kettering, Ohio.

LEWIS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 17, 1983

Chester C. LEWIS, 68, of First St., Lady Lake, Florida, formerly of Groop Rd, died at 2 p.m. Saturday in Leesburg Regional Medical Center. Body to Beyers Funeral Home, Leesburg. Services at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

BREWER, QUINCEL, STOLL, VEACH, WOOLUM Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 22, 1983

Ruth BREWER, 64 of 16 N. Locust St. Mechanicsburg, died in Madison County hospital at 5;15 pm. Friday. She was born Feb 28, 1918 in Beaver, O, a daugher of John H. and Christina (QUINCEL) STOLL. She attended the United Methodist Church and was a member of the Active Senior Citizens of Mechanicsburg. She is survived by her husband, Emerson; one son, Mark, Mechanicsburg; one grandchild; three sisters, Mrs. Margaret PYLE, Toledo, Mrs Garnet VEACH, Columbus and Mrs. Anna WOOLUM, Beaver, O; one brother, George STOLL, Piketon. Funeral services wil be held at 10:30 am Monday in the Skillman Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. David G. Heistand officiating. Graveside services will be held a the Beaver Cemetery at 2 pm Monday with interment following. Friends may call in the funeral home from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Sunday.

CALHOUN, KRAMER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 22, 1983

Elmer C. CALHOUN, 89, of 1121 W. High St. died at 7:01 am. Thursday Jan 20, in Mercy Medical Center. He was born March 25, 1893 in Springfield, a son of William D. and Cora (KRAMER) CALHOUN. He was retired from Kelsey-Hayes. Survivors include one sister, Miss Esther CALHOUN, with whom he resided; a sister in law, Mrs. Betty CALHOUN. Springfield; several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to Littleton Funeral Home where there will be no visitation. Graveside services wil be held at 9:30 am Saturday in Ferncliff Cemetery in charge of Pastor Lawrence Rugh of First Lutheran Church. Contributions may be made in his memory to the donors favorite charity.

ARTIS, BIGGS, EMBRY, GARDNER, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 22, 1983

Anna E. EMBRY, 66, 522 S. Isabella St. died unexpectedly Thurs. Jan 20 at 6:03 pm in Mercy Medical Center. She was born Nov 2, 1916 in Springfield, a daughter of Bert and Annabelle (ARTIS) GARDNER. She was retired from WP-AFB, where she worked as a clerk typist. She was a member of the Wiley United Methodist Church. She belonged to the Senior and Gospel choirs and the Anna Moreland Circle at the church. She was a member of the Golden Star Chapter No 1, O.E.S. Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Ann WILLIAMS, Cincinnati; a son Wayne EMBRY, Milwaukee, WI; a sister, Elsie BIGGS; two brothers, Douglas GARDNER, Yellow Springs, Marion Maxwell GARDNER, Springfield; five grandchildren; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the Dennis I Porter Fu (rest of obit cut off).

SHANK Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 31, 1983

Elizabeth SHANK, 88, of 4889 Rebert Park, Springfield, died Sunday in Christel Manor Nursing Home, Fairborn. She was born in Clark county. She is survived by three sons, Paul, Leisure City, Florida; Joseph and Raymond, both Springfield; eight granchildren; 11 great-grandchldren. Friends may call Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home. Services to be held Wednesday 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Enon Cemetery. Contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.

ACKLEY, ANWAY, ATWELL, BREAKALL, BROWN, CAIN, EBLIN, HOCKETT, HUTCHINSON, MCMASTERS, STRAUSBAUGH, VANSICLE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 7, 1983

Page 12. Kenneth LeRoy ACKLEY, 64, of 2050 Clifton Ave, died at 12:45 am Sunday in Mercy Medical Center following four years of failing health. He was born Oct 29, 1918 in Xenia, OH, a son of George and Emmarean (BREAKALL) ACKLEY. He was a lifelong resident of the Clark County area. He was a US Army veteran serving during World War II. He retired from the Morris Bean Co in 1979 and was a member of the United Steel Workers of America No 6931. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy J (HOCKETT); one stepdaughter, Deborah ANWAY, Spfld; three brothers, Harold, Spfld, Ralph, Chillicothe, and Charles, Gardenia, CA; seven sisters, Mrs. David (Helen) ATWELL, Grove City, Oh, Mrs. Frances MCMASTERS, Cameron, WV, Mrs. Gary (Rosemary) VANSICLE, Columbus, Oh, Mrs. Peurl (Nancy) BROWN, Waverly, Oh, Edith HUTCHINSON, Mrs. Dorothy EBLIN, and Mrs. Kenneth (Opal) STRAUSBAUGH, all of Chillicothe; one step-grandson; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, George ACKLEY, Jr and one sister, Ruth CAIN. His body was taken to the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home where Friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 pm Tuesday. Services will be held in the memorial home at 1 pm Wednesday with the Rev. Frank Ponce officiating. Interment will be in Garlough Cemetery.

BAKER, DAVIS, FETTER, MUMPER, SPAHR Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 7, 1983

Page 12. Irvin C BAKER, 76, of 2524 Hillside Ave, died at 9:15 pm Friday Feb 4, in Community Hospital following three years of failing health. He was born May 19, 1906, in Spfld, a son of Emory and Mae (MUMPER) BAKER. He had been a lifelong Spfld area resident. He had worked for 26 years with the Crowell-Collier Co as a journeyman and had spent his last 14 years at the International Harvester Co working in the stock room. He is a member of the Upper Valley Road Church of God and the Elderly United, Spfld. Survivors include his wife, the former Iona DAVIS, whom he married March 19, 1937; one half-sister, Mrs. Charles (Doris) SPAHR, Spfld; one half-brother, Lawrence FETTER, Frankford, DE; and four nephews, Jack DAVIS, Jr, David, Norman, And Dale FETTER. Friends may call in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Spfld, from 3-5 ad 7-9 pm Monday. Funeral services will be held at 1pm Tuesday in the Upper Valley Road Church of God with the Rev. Murvel Fisher officiating. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

CORY, EVANS, HATTEN, KADELL, WRIGHT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 7, 1983

Page 12. Ralph R CORY, 67, of 3302 W Columbia St, died unexpectedly at 5:35 pm Sat Feb 5 in Mercy Medical Center. He was born Aug 14, 1915 in New Carlisle, Oh, a son of Joseph N and Mary (HATTEN) CORY. He was a lifelong resident of Spfld and attended the Central United Methodist Church. He had been the parts manager at Trenor Motor Co for the past 38 years. He was US Army Veteran, serving during World War II, during which time he was a POW. Survivors include his wife, Esther A (KADELL); two sons, R Richard CORY, Spfld, and Ronald K CORY, Morristown, TN; two daughters, Mrs. Larry (Dawne)EVANS and Marya WRIGHT, both of Spfld; one sister, Helen HENSHEW, Paramount, CA,; eight grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, Horace CORY, Feb 2, 1983. His body was taken to the Austin Richards & Raff Memorial Home, where friends may call from 6 - 9 pm Monday. His body will lie in state from 10 am until time of services at 11 am Tuesday in the Central United Methodist Church with the Rev Richard Bell officiating. Interment will be in Vale Cemetery.

BURKET, DROLL, FRALEY, MAUK Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 7, 1983

Page 12. Lester C DROLL, 64, 0f 615 E Cecil St, died at 4:50 am Saturday, Feb 5 in his residence following two years of illness. He was born Jan 11, 1919 , in Claysburg, PA, a son of Francis J and Mildred F (BURKET) DROLL. He served in the US Navy in World War II. He had been a resident of Spfld since 1955. He was a retired employee of the Clark county Sheriff's Dept and the Cedarville Police Dept. He was a member of the Cedarville Lyons Club. He is survived by his wife, Ruth (MAUK) DROLL; one brother, John F, Portsmouth, Oh; one sister, Helen M FRALEY, Columbus; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends may call from 6-9 pm Monday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Tuesday in the memorial home with the Rev [rest of obituary is missing]

MCDANIEL, MERROW, RIDGE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, February 11, 1983

Pg. 17. Leslie R. MERROW, 90, a 70 year resident of Spfld. died at 8:30 p.m. Wed. in Mercy Medical Center. She was born in Gallia Co., July 8, 1892, a daughter of Charles William and Margaret (RIDGE) McDANIEL. Her body was taken to the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home where friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Fri. Funeral services will be held in the Memorial Home at 1 p.m. Sat. Internment in Ferncliff Cemetery.

WHITE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, February 17, 1983

LONDON, O - George W. WHITE Sr., 79, of 3429 Counts Rd., South Solon, died Wednesday morning in his home. Body to Geer Eberle Funeral Home; visitation 5-9 p.m. Friday; services there 11 a.m. Saturday.

GIBLER, HYLAND, REINHART, STOCKMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, February 17, 1983

Ruth STOCKMAN GIBLER, 83, formerly of 1758 Southern parkway, died at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday in the I.O.O.F. Home. She was born June 8, 1899, in London, England, a daughter of William Arthur and Mary E. (HYLAND) STOCKMAN. She was a retired registered nurse. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. James (Wilma Ruth) REINHART, Chagrin Falls, Ohio; one son, Leonard GIBLER, Columbus; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Her husband, Wilmer, died November 1982. Her body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home, where friends may call one hour prior to services at 2 p.m. Friday, with the Rev. C. Edwin Pellett officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

COX, DEAN, IRVIN, SNYDER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, February 17, 1983

Mrs. Luther (Elsie) SNYDER 85, of 138 East Reynolds Street, Urbana, died 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Champaign Nursing Home. She was born April 23, 1897 n Champaign Co. a daughter of Isaac and Maggie (DEAN) IRVIN. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Urbana Chapter 530 Order of Eastern Star, and the Urbana Senior Citizens. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. George (Norma) COX, Urbana; three sons, John, Dayton, Don, Urbana, William, Ocala, Florida; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Laurel IRVIN, Springfield. Her husband, Luther died in 1967, two daughters are also deceased. Her body was taken to the Walter Funeral Home, Urbana, for visitation Friday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Services will be held there Saturday at 10 a.m. Burial in Spring Grove Cemetery.

FOREST, THOMAS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, February 17, 1983

Shirley THOMAS 44, 105 North Western Avenue, died unexpectedly Tuesday, February 15, in Mercy medical Center. She was born February 27, 1938, in Cincinnati, Oho, a daughter of Carl and Juanita (FOREST) THOMAS. She was a member of Silver memorial Chapel. Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Juanita THOMAS; three daughters, Latoya, Natalie and Coretta; four sons, Ernest, Kevin, John and Mohammed Ali; a brother, Carl THOMAS, Cincinnati, O.; three grandchildren, Monica, Teninna and Ebony' nieces; nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home after noon Friday with family present 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home, with Rev. James Bellamy officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BIGGERT, BOYD, COSGRAVE, FIDLER, KLUGMAN, MARTIN, ROONEY, YOUNG Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, February 17, 1983

Isaac John YOUNG 81, of 225 South Douglas, died Tuesday, February 15, at 4:05 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center following several years of failing health. He was born in Greenville, Ohio, October 28, 1901, a son of Isaac John and Cordelia (FIDLER) YOUNG, Sr. he had been a Springfield resident most of his life. He retired in 1967 from the International Harvester Company following 43 years service. He was a member of Local 402 Retirees. He was active in Springfield Harmony Knights - honorary member since 1979. He is survived by one son, Harold W. YOUNG, Melbourne Beach, Florida,; three daughters, Mrs. Warren (Janet) KLUGMAN, Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Linda L. BOYD, Columbus, Ohio, Mrs. Charles (Connie) MARTIN, Sarasota, Florida; a brother, Chelcy R. YOUNG, Buffalo, New York; a sister, Mrs. Myrtle A Biggert, Springfield; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one grandson, Christopher A. COSGRAVE resided with his grandfather; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen ROONEY young, ON November 27, 1980. His body was taken to the Austin Richards & Raff memorial Home where friends may call from 3-4 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Larry Kreps, Pastor of Story Hypes United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment in Glen haven memorial Gardens.

ARTHUR, GORDON, MCKINNEY, MILLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 21, 1983

Mary Jane ARTHUR, 87, of 1832 E. Mile Rd., died unexpectedly Sunday, in the residence of her son, George ARTHUR, 2075 W. Possum Rd. She was born May 22, 1895, in Enon, Oh, a daughter of Albert and Rachael (GORDON) MILLER. She was a member of Oakland Presbyterian Church. Survivors include her husband, Armine A.; one daughter Mrs. Dempsey (Rachel) MCKINNEY; two sons, Eugene M., and George E.; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, all of Springfield. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home. No visitation. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Tuesday in Enon Cemetery with the Rev. James A. Schumacher, minister of Oakland Presbyterian Church, officiating.

BLAIR, STEVENSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 21, 1983

Eric Michael BLAIR, 1248 Highland Ave. died in Children's Medical Center,Dayton, Sun, Feb 20th. He was born Feb 17, 1983 in Community Hospital, a son of Robert O. and Jill M (STEVENSON) BLAIR, Jr. Survivors include his parents; two brothers, Robert III and Adam; paternal grandmother, Erma BLAIR, Springfield; maternal grandparents; Mr. and Mrs. Robert STEVENSON; maternal great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles STEVENSON; several aunts, uncles and cousins. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be help Tues. in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Malcolm Gillespie, minister of Grace United Methodist Church of Christ, officiating. Friends may make memorials in his name to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, c/o Children's Medical Center, Dayton.

CARTMELL, HARKINS, JOHNSON, KITCHEN, KLINE, VANVLERA Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 21, 1983

Dorothy HARKINS, 58, of 1730 Highland Ave, died unexpectedly in Miami Valley Hospital at 6 am.m. Sun. She was born in Springfield, June 23, 1924, a daughter of George and Clark Ella (KITCHEN) CARTMELL. She is survived by two daughers, Mrs Christopher (Rachel) JOHNSON, Springfield and Mrs Larry (Debra) DIXON, Lousia, Ky; three sons, Trella Donovan HARKINS, Jr; Roanld (Deke) HARKINS, and James Michael HARKINS, all of Springfield; eight grandchildren; one brother, Owen Leo CARTMELL, Cincinnati, Oh; two sisters, Mrs. Raymond (Clara) KLINE, Dayton and Irene VANVLERA, Colorado; several nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call Tues from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Services will be held in the funeral home at 1:30 pm Wednesday with the Rev. Charles E. Lore officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

DETRICK, HAMER, MAGGERT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 21, 1983

William F. DETRICK, 73 of 3505 Dallas Dr, New Carlisle, died Sat in Mercy Medical center following one year of failing health. He was an aluminum installer. He was born Jan 8, 1910 in Millerstown, Oh, a son of Theodore and Lulu (MAGGERT) DETRICK. He is survivied by his wife, the former Dorothy HAMER; two sons, William Jr. and (rest of obit cut off)

JONES, LOCKE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, February 21, 1983

W. Gayle LOCKE, 65 of St. Rt 54, Catawba, died in University Hospital at 8:20 am Sunday. He had been in failing health for the last eight years. He was born in Pleasant Township, Clark County, Oct, 18, 1917, a son of Lincoln and Glenna (JONES) LOCKE. He was a prominent farmer and landowner; a livestock dealer; and a cattle feeder. He was the founder and former owner of Champaign Livestock Sales of Urbana; the past president of the Independant Livestock Marketing Assoc; a supporter of 4H and FFA livestock sales in Clark and Champaign County fairs and other county fairs. (rest of obit cut off)

SHANK, SIMPSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, February 22, 1983

Walter F. SHANK, 82, died Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in Maryvale Samaritan Hospital, Glendale, Arizona following several weeks of illness. He was residing with his daughter while in Glendale. He was a son of Folger W. and Catherine SHANK, born Oct. 5, 1900 in Clark Co., where he had resided and was a local farmer on Fairfield Pike most of his life. He was also a former school bus driver for the Mad River-Green School District where he also served as a trustee and school board member. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia, in 1976, and also two brothers, John and Harry. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Rachel) SIMPSON, Glendale, Arizona; one son, Mr. Gerald W. SHANK, Springfield; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. His body was taken to the Woods-Alliger Funeral home 1 -3 and 6 - 9 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Thursday at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Bill Butterfield of the East High Street Church of Christ officiating with the burial to follow in Enon Cemetery.

ALLEN, BUTLER, GUNDOLF, HANNEFORD, MANSFIELD, MUCHOW, PADEN, PERKINS, SWAGERT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, March 24, 1983

Page 14: Mrs. Mabel Irene MANSFIELD, 82, of 2332 Kenton st., died in a hospital in Greenville, S.C. after a brief illness. She was born in Clark Co. Jan. 27, 1901 a daughter of Walter and Ada (PADEN) ALLEN. She was a member of the Grace United Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar, in 1964; one son, Oscar A. in 1972; a brother, Arthur ALLEN in 1962; a sister, Dorothea PERKINS in 1980. Survivors include three granddaughters, Linda MUCHOW, Sunset, S.C., Jennie HANNEFORD and Becky SWAGERT, both of FL; one grandson, Tom MANSFIELD, Coca, FL; two nieces, Mrs. Keith (Linda) GUNDOLF, Spfld., Betty Jane BUTLER, Port Huron, MI; one nephew, Ronald PERKINS, Hinckley, OH. The body will be brought to Woods-Allgier Funeral Home where friends may call 7-9 p.m. Fri. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Sat. in the funeral home in charge of Rev. Malcom Gillespie. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.

SHEPARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 1, 1983

Ida Virginia SHEPARD 89, of 227 W. Grand Ave., a resident of Spfld. for 85 years, died in Mercy Medical Center at 3:55 p.m. Wed., March 30. She was born March 15th, 1894 Boone Co., Virginia. Mrs. SHEPARD was the owner and operator of Shepard's Market for over 40 years. She was a member of Central Christian Church. She is survived by two sons, Jack K., Spfld., Eugene Warren, Jr., Ketttering; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Warren Sr., in 1951. Her body was taken to the Little ton Funeral Home where friends may call Fri. from 7-9. Services will be held Sat. at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Herbert Hoover of Christ Community Church and Rev. Chalmers Mattern of Central Christian Church officiating. Burial will be Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

THOMPSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 5, 1983

Sherman THOMPSON, 69, 319 E. Liberty St., died in Community Hospital Sunday, April 3. Friends may call at the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home after noon Wed., with the family present from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thurs. in the funeral home.

HOOVER, WEIKERT, YODER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 5, 1983

Paul H. WEIKERT, 77, of 1008 Imperial Blvd., died at 1 a.m. Mon., April 4, in Good Shepherd Village following two years of failing health. He was born Dec., 16, 1905, in Troy, a son of Glen and Harriet (HOOVER) WEIKERT. He was a member of the Central United Methodist Church. He retired July 31, 1970, from the Defense Supply Agency, Richmond, VA. He formerly had been a teacher in the Spfld. City and Clark County School Systems. He received his masters degree from Wittenberg University in 1941. He is survived by three sons, Jerry, Louisville, LY., Joe and Jim, both of Spfld.; a brother, Wilson, North Hampton; a sister, Dorothy YODER, Phoenix, AZ.; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma, in 1973, and a brother, Glen R. His body was taken to the Jones-O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home where friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Richard Bell officiating. Burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

BLAGG, DINNEN, HAUK, KISER, PONN, RIDER, STEWART Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 5, 1983

Cynthia Leota DINNEN, 98, of 2615 Derr Rd., died at 7 a.m. Tuesday in Heartland of Sprigfield following one year of failing health. She was born in Lawrence Co., Ohio., October 27, 1884 a daughter of Thomas J. and Sarah (STEWART) BLAGG. She had lived in Springfield most of he life and was a member of the Lagonda United Methodist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Ethel RIDER, Fort Wayne, IN., Maude PONN, Springfield; eight grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-chandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James in 1960 and two daughters, Georgia KISER in 1974 and Pearl HAUK in 1977. Her body was taken to the Austin Richards & Raff Memorial Home where friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be held in the Memorial Home at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. James Stevenson officiting. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardents.

COSBY, GULLEY, HENDRIX, NEIL, STEINMETZ Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 5, 1983

Pearl L. HENDRIX, 69, of 2078 Simon Ct. died there at 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 5. She was born in Claybourne County, TN., August 1, 1913, a daughter of William and Easter (COSBY) GULLEY. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sillis in 1976. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Steven (Anna Y.) STEINMETZ, Springfield, with whom she resided, Mrs. Kent (Ruth) O'NEIL, CA.; six grandchildren; three sisters; one brother. Her body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home and will be transported to the Coffey Funeral Home in Tazewell, TN. where funeral arrangements are pending.

DAVIS, JONES, LARSEN, PRICE, TIFFANY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 5, 1983

Russell Maurice LARSEN, 78, died in Mercy Medical Center, Sunday, April 3rd. at 9:01 p.m. Mr. Larsen was born on December 9th, 1904, in Springfield. a son of Harold L. and Estella (PRICE) LARSEN. Mr. LARSEN, a retired school teacher, had taught in Troy, NY. before teaching for 35 years in the Sprigfield City Schools. He had also taught at Sinclair College. An award winning athlete, Mr. LARSEN had been an instructor in a boys camp in Booth, Maine for a number of years. Mr. LARSEN was a member of Clark Lodge No. 101 F & AM for over 50 years. He is survived by his wife, Helen (TIFFANY) LARSEN; one daughter, Patricia Ann DAVIS; one granddaughter, Lara Elaine DAVIS, all Springfield; one sister, Beatrice E. JONES., Lompoc CA.; several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where there will be no visitation. His body will be cremated. Graveside services will be conducted at Rosehill Cemetery at the convenience of the family. The Rev. Donald Gillhouse of Grace Lutheran Church will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Hearth Assoc. or the American Cancer Society.

ALLEN, HAMM, MOWERY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 18, 1983

Donald Eugene ALLEN, 50 of 1854 Delaware Ave., died at 11 p.m. Friday in Community Hospital following three days of serious illness. He was born in Springfield, December 27, 1932, a son of Roy Cecil and Ethel (HAMM) ALLEN, and had been a resident of Springfield all of his life. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and an employee of the Champion Chemical Co. He attended the Eastside Freewill Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice (Priddy) ALLEN; a son, Roy Eugene ALLEN; a daughter, Selena Kay ALLEN; a brother, Ambrose; a sister, Mrs. Edward (Hazel) MOWERY, all of Springfield; a granddaughter, Maria Jean ALLEN; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers. His body was taken to the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home where friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to services to be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Eastside Freewill Baptist Church, 2735 Hilltop Avenue, with the Rev. James Bladwin officiating. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Allen Chapel Cemetery, Pike County, OH.

BRYANT, HARDIN, JOHNSON, REVERE, STONE, WARREN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 18, 1983

John BRYANT, 76, of 1527 S. Western Ave., died Sunday morning in his residence. He was born January 23, 1906, in Georgia, a son of David and Lucy (WARREN) BRYANT. He was a retired lift operator for Teledyne Ohiocast, and was a member of Phillips Chapel C.M.E. he is survived by two daughters, Lula JOHNSON, Springfield, and Fannie REVERE, Perry, GA.; two sons, Willie "Bill" STONE, Springfield, and Nate HARDIN, Urbana; grandchildren, great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins. His body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home where arrangements are pending.

BRICKMAN, DUCKWALL, LAENGLE, MEEHAN, MOORMAN, RAY, REDMON, STORER, YOUNGLING Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 18, 1983

Mary Ellen MOORMAN, 58, of 1660 Catawba Ave., died at 9:30 p.m. Sunday in Mercy Medical Center following nine months of failing health. She was born in Springfield on August 27, 1924 a daughter of William and Lillian (YOUNGLING) MEEHAN. She had resided in Springfield all of her life. She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and a ember of the Women's Auxilliary of the K of C 3737. Survivors include her husband; Paul A., four daughters, Mrs. Ron (Thelma) RAY, Mrs. Thomas (Dianne) STORER, Mrs. Steve (Julieann) REDMON, Mrs. Mike (Mary Elizabeth) DUCKWALL; all of Springfield; one son, Steve W., Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth BRICKMAN and Mrs. Ann LAEGLE, both of Springfield; one brother, Joseph, Toledo; five grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Arthur and William; one sister, Louise. Friends may call at Conroy Funeral Home from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Visitation services will be at 8:15 p.m. Funeral mass will be sung at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Bernard Catholic Church. Burial in St. Bernard Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

NABRING, WADE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 18, 1983

Doris May NABRING, 72, of 119 Palmer Dr., Cedarville, died at 9:12 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in Greene memorial Hospital, Xenia, following three months of failing health. She was born in Huron city, MI., July 29, 1910, a daughter of Charles Henry and Alice Delphine (WADE) NABRING. She had been a Cedarville resident since 1972, and a member of the Grace Baptist Church. She had worked in the library at the church for many years, and was a member of the Missionary Society. She is survived by two brothers, Frank, Cedarville, and John W., Flint, MI,; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call in the Ingling, Williams Funeral Home, Cedarville, from 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with the Rev. Paul Jackson officiating. Interment will be in North Cemetery.

MITCHELL, PECK, PORTER, ROBERTS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 19, 1983

Clarence E. PECK Sr., 79, formerly of 2111 Woodside Ave., died at 1:15 p.m. Mon., April 18, in the IOOF Home following one year of failing health. He was born in Springfield, Dec. 11, 1903, a son of Frank William and Sabra (PORTER) PECK. He attended the Hillside Church of God. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Martin (Betty L.) MITCHELL and Mrs. Jay (Carolyn) ROBERTS, both of Springfield; three sons, John William PECK, Cincinnati, Clarence Edward PECK Jr., Kansas City, MO., and Richard Allen PECK, Springfield; 12 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret M. PECK, Aug. 15, 1957. His body was taken to the Woods-Allgier Funeral home where friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tues. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wed. in the funeral home with Pastor George Reed officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

JUNG, SAUTER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, April 24, 1983

Listed also on April 25, 1983. Lewis (Louis) J. JUNG, 84, of 425 Linwood Avenue, died at 4 a.m. Saturday in Community Hospital following one year of failing health. He was born in Springfield, March 5, 1899, a son of Ludwig and Elizabeth (SAUTER) JUNG and had resided here all his life. He was employed by Triad Products Company for 32 years, retiring as President in 1970. He was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife Norah C.; a daughter, Jane; a son, Lewis (Louis) A.; a brother, Albert, all of Springfield; three grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers. His body was taken to Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass will be sung at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in the St. Bernard Cemetery.

BURKE, CULP, MCDONOUGH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, April 30, 1983

Catherine B. MCDONOUGH, 96, of formerly of 1319 Mound St., died at 5 p.m. Fir. In Heartland of Spfld. She was born in Madison Co., Aug. 9, 1886, a daughter of Michael and Sarah (BURKE) MCDONOUGH. She had been employed as a proofreader for the Crowell-Collier Publishing Co., retiring in 1957. She was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church. She is survived by two nieces, Mrs. Mary CULP and Miss Margaret MCDONOUGH; eight nephews, Stephen, James, Charles, Paul, Robert, John, Thomas, and Michael MCDONOUGH. She was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 5-9 p.m. Sun. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Mon. in St. Raphael Church. Burial in Calvary Cemetery.

BROWN, NEWHOUSE, PENWELL, WHALEY, ZIEGLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 7, 1983

Page 13. Sarah Beatrice PENWELL, 7, of 1921 Rutland Ave, died at 10:17 am Fri in Community Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born in Wakefield, Oh, March 21, 1908, a daughter of Fred and Elizabeth WHALEY. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. She is survived by her husband, Albert PENWELL, whom she married April 23, 1928; three sons, Jerry Wayne and Paul Richard, both of Spfld, and Raymond Douglas, Peoria, IL; two sisters, Valley ZIEGLER, Columbus, and Susie NEWHOUSE, Florida; four brothers, Raymond WHALEY, California, Fred and Amos, both of Spfld, and Arnold, Arkansas; 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three children, James, Alberta, and Albert PENWELL, and one sister, Alma BROWN. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Sun. Services will be held at 10:30 am Mon in the funeral home with Rev R R Garret and Rev Robert Herliger officiating. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.

GRUBE, KERSHNER, PRESLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 7, 1983

Page 13. Harriet PRESLER, 73, of Good Shepherd Village, died unexpectedly at 9:22 am Fri in Community Hospital. She was born in Kellogg, ID, Nov 24, 1909, a daughter of Dean S and Lillian (KERSHNER) PRESLER. She was associated with the Spfld Retail Credit Bureau for 47 years, retiring in 1972. She was a member of the Covenant Presbyterian Church and Home City Chapter No 258, OES. She is survived by a sister, Mrs Ora (Esther) GRUBE, Spfld; three cousins of Spfld and one of Glendale, CA. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 2-6 pm Sun. Services will be held at 1:30 pm Mon in the funeral home with the Rev Konrad Kaltenbach officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

FRATTERALLI, MCCLENDON, PRESTON, ROSS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 7, 1983

Theresa (FRATTERALLI) ROSS, 90, 720 Kenton St. died at 9 a. m.Fri., May 6 in her residence. She was born May 7, 1893 in Terecina, Italy a daughter of Carmen and Rose FRATTERALLI. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Sodality. Survivors include one daughter, Sister Theresina ROSS, Sister of Charity; one son, Tony ROSS; five grandchildren, Mrs. Jim (Theresa) PRESTON, Mrs. Richard (Carol) MCLENDON, Michael, Tony, and Gerald ROSS; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael, in 1977 and three children, Gerald, Mary and Albert. Her body was taken to the Jones-O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home where friends may call .. Visitation service will be at 8 pm in Sat. Funera1 mass will be sung at 10:30 a m Mon. in St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Thomas Dorenbusch officiating. Burial in Calvary Cemetery.

HARSHMAN, SHINGLEDECKER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 7, 1983

Ethel M. SHINGLEDECKER, 88, formerly of 124 Prairie Ave., died at 3:55 p.m. Fri. in Heartland of Spfld. following a lengthy illness. She was born in Cedarville,OH June 13, 1894, a daughter of Lewis and Ida( HARSHMAN) SHINGLEDECKER. She was a secretary at Buckeye Incubator Co. for over 30 years, retiring in 1962. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Clarence, Wilbur, Norman, and Oscar. Her body was taken to the Littleton Funeral Home where friends may call from 6.9 p.m. Sun. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Mon in the funeral home with the Rev Harry Fox of the Faith Lutheran Church offici-ating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

DAVIS, EUBANKS, HUGHES, KELLER, MERROW, WARREN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 18, 1983

Roy D. WARREN, 77, of 4017 Sintz Rd., died at 10 a.m. Tues., May 17 in his residence followingseveral years of failing health. He was born in Jackson Co., OH, July 18, 1905 a son of Otto and Mary (DAVIS) WARREN. He had been a resident of Springfield most of his life. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis (MERROW) WARREN; two sons, Delbert E., Springfield., Robert R., Piqua; a daughter, Mary HUGHES, Springfield.; three brothers, Paul B., Jackson, OH., Otto F. and Charles E., both of Springfield.; a sister, Mrs. Ora (Almeda) KELLER, Beaver, OH.; 12 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marie E. EUBANKS, in 1974 and a grandson, Dorhl Roy WARREN, in 1966. His body was taken to the Austin Richards & Raff Memorial Home where visitation will be 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday. in the Memorial Home with the Rev. Edward Driscoll officiating. Interment in Vale Cemetery. The family suggests that contributions may be made to the Rockway Paramedics.

ANDERSON, BROWN, MADDEX, WALDECK, WOOD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 18, 1983

Wilbur E. ANDERSON, 93, a former Mechanicsburg resident, died at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Champaign Nursing Home, Urbana. He was born July 28, 1889, a son of George and Ida (WOOD) ANDERSON. He was a retired meat cutter. He is survived by a son, George C. ANDERSON, Mechanicsburg; three daughters, Mrs. Ross (Ruth) BROWN, Urbana, Mrs. Leah WALDECK, Woodstock, and Mrs. Myron (Jean) MADDEX, Springfield; 17 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Skillman Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, in charge of the Rev. G. Richard Cartwright. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Mutual. Friends may call at the funeral home from3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday.

BOTKINS, LYONS, NEFF Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 18, 1983

Kenneth W. NEFF, 70, of Fountain Park Nursing Home, died at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 17th in Woodstock, Ohio. He was born March 6th, 1913 in Urbana, a son of Samuel J. and Rose L. (BOTKINS) NEFF. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include one sister, Mrs. William C. (Elizabeth) LYONS, Springfield. Two brothers, Don, John, and Paul preceded him in death. His body was taken to the Jones-O'Brien-Kenney Funeral Home where friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Paul Pike of Emery Chapel Church officiating. Interment will be n Nettle Creek Cemetery, Westerville, Ohio.

JOHNSON, POWELL, RINKER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 18, 1983

Wilber L. RINKER, 75, of Springfield, Ohio, died in Mercy Medical Center, Tuesday, May 17 at 4 p.m. following a sudden illness. He was born in Springfield, September 26, 1908, a son of Harry E. and Alma RINKER. He was a retired maintenance Postal Employee. Survivors include his wife, Maude A. (JOHNSON); a nephew, Robert RINKER, Springfield; a niece, Mrs. Joan POWELL, Dayton. His body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home where visitation will be held Thursday 7-9- p.m. Rev. Ullery will officiate at Graveside services to be held Friday in Enon Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

BALCH, ENTLER, LANE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 19, 1983

Wayne V. BALCH, 72, of 3714 Johnson Road, died at 2:55 a.m. Wednesday, May 18 in Community Hospital. He was born in Ripley, W. VA., May 6, 1911, a son of Quincy A. and Mary (LANE) BALCH. He had lived in Springfield for the past 42 years. He was retired from Carmichael Machine Shop in 1977 and was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church. He is survived by one son, Dale BALCH and one daughter, Mrs. Paul (Delores) ENTLER, both of Springfield; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Fern, in 1974 and three sisters. His body was taken to the Austin Richards & Raff Memorial Home where friends may call from2-4 and -9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be held in the Memorial Home at 10:30 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Earl Dunn officiating. Interment will be in Glen haven memorial Gardens.

FERO, HILL, METZ, SODDERS, WADE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 19, 1983

Frances E. METZ, 40, of 2025 Gay Dr., Kettering, Ohio, died Saturday May 14 in her residence. She had resided in Kettering the past vide years, formerly of Springfield She was born April 14, 1943 in Springfield, a daughter of William G. and Frances Jean (HILL) WADE. She was an employee of D.E.S.C., Kettering. She attended the First Christian Church. Survivors include her grandmother, Mrs. Edna SODERS, Springfield, a son, Terry Lee METZ, Springfield; a daughter, Mrs. James (Lynn) FERO, Oxnard, CA; two granddaughters. Her body was taken to the Austin Richards & Raff Memorial Home where visitation will be from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the Memorial Home with the Rev. John Wilson officiating. Interment in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.


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