Pg 13. Theodore SHEETS, Jr., 65 of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where he was a resident since 1955, died from a brain tumor, Sunday, August 4th in his residence. He was born in Springfield, a son of Theodore and Alice (WHITE) (EVILSIZOR) SHEETS of Springfield. Survivors include his wife, Lucille B. (BRADLEY) SHEETS; two sons, Randall H, Orange, CA, David C, Cleveland Heights; two grandsons, Randy and Daniel. Mr. SHEETS graduated from Springfield Public Schools and Ohio State University in 1942 with a Science Degree. He was also a leader in Chemical Consulting and Marketing Industry. Known world wide for his market studies on Enzymology and Membrane Technology. He was a member of the American Marketing Assoc, American Assoc for the advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Research Assoc, Ohio State University Alumni Assoc, and a long time member of the Church of the Savior United Methodist, Cleveland Heights, OH. Grave side services at 3 p.m. Wednesday, August 7 in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Springfield, OH
Guy G. DILLARD, Jr., 43, of 3149 Springfield Xenia Rd., Springfield, Ohio, died at 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, 1985 at Mercy Medical Center. He was born in Madison, WV, on March 24, 1942 a son of Guy G. and Alice (MORRIS) DILLARD. He had lived in the Ironton, Ohio area most of life and worked for Morris Bean in Yellow Springs for the past 12 years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. Survivors include his wife, the former Margaret R. (Peggy) SHEFFER, whom he married February 13, 1965; two daughters, Janice and Rachael, two sons, Jason and Miles, all at home; one sister, Mrs. Gerald (Mary) WADE, Ravenswood, WV; one brother, John DILLARD, Ironton; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Robert. Friends may call at the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Springfield, Friday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment at Ferncliff Cemetery.
Corkie HUFFMAN, 64, of 1273 Styer Dr., New Carlisle, died Wednesday morning August 7, in St. Elizabeths Hospital, Dayton, after a long illness. She was Past President of Huber Heights VFW Post No. 3283 MCCA Auxiliary and P.P. MOCA Pup Tent No. 83. Survivors include her husband, Red; two daughters, Mikaelyn SHIELDS, Springfield, Shannon TAYLOR, Houston, TX; a son, Patrick of California; five grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle, with Dr. Norman Eilar officiating. Burial in Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton. Friends may call Friday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. in the funeral home. Combined VFW and Cootie Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. In lieu of usual remembrances contributions may be made to VFW No. 1031 Ambulance in memory of Corkie HUFFMAN. Donations may be made at the New Carlisle or Park Layne offices of the Security National Bank and Trust Co.
Robert L. UMBENHAUER, 85, of 1585 Cora St., Springfield, Ohio died in Mercy Medical Center Wednesday, August 7, at 5:47 a.m. He was born in Springfield, Ohio, January 24, 1900, a son of Charles A. and Zula (EATON) UMBENHAUER. He was retired from the BMW Company, Barberton, Ohio. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Ethel TROUTWINE, Springfield; two nephews; one niece; numerous great nieces and nephews. He was a member of Portage Chapter No. 202 F&AM and the Royal Arch Masons in Barberton, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linnie Doris, and one sister. Services will be held Saturday in the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home at 9:30 a.m. with the Rev. Lawrence A. Kreps officiating. Interment in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Visitation in the Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home, Friday from 6-8 p.m.
Page 16. Emma CARTER, 73, formerly of Springfield, died Tues evening Sept 17 in Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Grace and Clarence KELLER, Cincinnati; one granddaughter, Michele, one great-granddaughter, Miska, both of Cincinnati; a sister, May HIGGENBOTHAM, Spfld; several nieces, nephews and friends. Her body was taken to the Robert C Henry Funeral Home. Visitation will be St 8:30-10:30 am Funeral Services at 10:30 am in the Second Baptist Church with the Rev Charles W Walton officiating. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 16. Denver T GIBSON, 62, of 3030 Spence Rd, New Carlisle, died Wed, Sept 18, 1985, in Mercy Medical Hospital. He was a retired Job Setter with 30 years at GM-Harrison Radiator. He was a W W II Army Veteran and a member of Spfld D A V NO 13. He is survived by his mother, Bertha SMITH, Baltimore, MD; three sons, Donald E GIBSON, Sr, North Hampton, Billy Ray DAVIS, Bimble, KY, and Kenneth GIBSON, Woodbine, KY; 11 grand children; three brothers, Alex SMITH, Jr, California, Rubin SMITH, Ferndale, MD; four sisters, Virginia GILLIS, Ferndale, MD, Gladys HUTH, Forest Hills, MD, Anna PETERSON, Whitehall, MD, and Bonnie MADDOX, Baltimore, MD. He was preceded in death by his sister, Ruby BARGO. Services will be held Sat at 2:00 pm at the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle, with the Rev Ray Rakes officiating. Interment will follow in New Carlisle Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 4-8 pm in the funeral home.
Page 16. Carolyn A (RIGEL) OESTERLE, 61, of 4300 Riverside Dr, Lot 28, Punta Gorda, Florida, died at 7:30 am, Sept 16, 1985 in Punta Gorda Medical Center following one year failing health. Carol was born Nov 1, 1923 in Logan, Iowa to Milton and Gladys BROOKS. She was raised from childhood by her grandparents, Isaac and Addie DONNELSON after the death of her parents. She was a 1940 graduate of Magnolia High School in Magnolia, Iowa and a 1942 graduate from Chillicothe Business College in Chillicothe, Missouri. She moved to Springfield in 1956 and resided here until moving to Florida in 1979. She was a member of the Springfield Liedertafel Club. She is survived by her husband, Ernest R OESTERLE of Punta Gorda, FL; two sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy and Kathy RIGEL, Spfld, Steven and Diane RIGEL, Columbus; one daughter, Mrs Stephen (Lynette) BAUGH, Spfld [rest of obituary is missing]
Page 16. Ray Lloyd YOHO, Sr, 62, of 1011 W Pleasant St, Spfld, died at 9:41 pm Thurs in Community Hospital following 2 months serious illness. He was born in Athens, Oh, Jan 4, 1923, the son of Wesley and Ethel (MARSHINGTON) YOHO. He had lived in Spfld, for the past 26 years and was a member of the Moose lodge. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn YOHO; five sons, Keith KOVALESKI, Springdale, OH.; Larry and Terry KOVALESKI, both of Spfld, Wesley YOHO, Urbana and Ray YOHO, JR, Spfld; two sisters, Alice DOTSON, Athens and Eileen BORDER, Albuquerque NM; 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home from 3-5 and 7-9 Sun. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Mon in the Memorial Home with Rev R R Garrett officiating. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Page 23. Calvin E. BALLENTINE, 74, of Jamestown, OH, died Tues. afternoon, Oct. 8, in Greene Memorial Hospital, Xenia, OH. He was born near Spfld., Sept. 5, 1911, a son of Cyrus and Anna (SCHAEFER) BALLENTINE. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Roger and Joyce HAUGHEY, New Carlisle, Lowell and Judith CARTER, Jamestown; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; a brother, Clark, Spfld.; two sisters, Mrs. Waldo (Freida) STEVENS, Spfld., Mrs. Stanley (Viola) DUNCAN, North Hampton. Services will be held Fri. at 1:30 P.M. in the Powers Funeral Home, Jamestown where friends may call Thurs. evening from 7-9 P.M. Burial in the Jamestown Cemetery.
Page 17. Charles Emerson PENWELL, 80, of 126 Corlington Dr., Springfield, died in his residence at 4:45 pm Saturday, October 12, following an extended illness. He was born in Greenfield, OH, April 06, 1905, the son of Charles and Mazie (WHITED) PENWELL. He has been a lifelong Springfield area resident and a 38 year employee of IHC. He was a member of the First Assembly of God, where he served as a board member and Sunday School teacher. Survivors include his wife, the former Georgia MULLINS; two daughters, Ester PENWELL of Springfield, and Mazie WELLS of Huber Heights; two sons, James E and Earl R, both of Springfield; two step-daughters, Phyllis BOWERS of Springfield, and Janice AUSTIN of Clovis, CA; eight grandchildren; five step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sarah Frances PENWELL, December 08, 1975. Friends may call at the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Springfield, Monday from 6-9 pm. Funeral services will be held Tuesday 11 am in the Funeral Home, the Rev Joe Hartley officiating. Interment at Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be given to the Clark County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.
Page 17. David Lee HORTON, 38, of Hawthorne, California, a previous resident of Springfield, died Wed. Oct. 9, at 4:05 a.m. He was born July 29, 1947 in Springfield, a son of Kenneth and Marcella HORTON. He was a tile setter. He is survived by his father, Kenneth of Spfld.; his mother, Marcella FREYSINGER of Hawthorne, CA; a brother, Terry FREYSINGER of Chicago, IL. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home 7-9 Tues. Graveside services will be Wed. at 10 a.m. in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Samuel A. (SAMMY) ROBINSON 44, of 1100 Ferndale Lane, Springfield, passed away unexpectedly at Mercy Medical Center, October 12, at 11:40 p.m. He was born in Springfield, OH, December 1, 1940, son of Samuel and Peg (ERBE) ROBINSON. He was a repairman for I.H.C. He is survived by his wife Barbara (MILLS); one son, Timothy ROBINSON of Fairborn; two daughters, Tammy of Springfield, and Trisha ROBINSON of Springfield; one stepsister, Deanna PHELPS of Urbana; one aunt and one cousin. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union No. 401; and an active bowler and weightlifter. Both parents are deceased, his father in1953 and mother in 1980. His step-father, James HARDEN, passed away in 1983. Services will be held Tuesday, October 15, at 1:30 p.m. at the JACKSON, LYTLE & COFFMAN FUNERAL HOME with interment in Rosehill Burial Park. Officiating minister is Rev. Warren FULTZ. Friends may call at Funeral Home Monday 5-8 p.m.
Anna M. MONAGHAN, 95 of 2532 E. High St., died at 5:15 p.m. Tues. in Sunnyland Villa Nursing home following several years of failing health. She was born in Springfield on April 23, 1890 the daughter of John and Johanna (LEITHAUSER) JUNG and resided here all her life. She was a member of St. Raphael's Catholic Church, the Altar Rosary Sodality and she was a locally known artist specializing in hand painted china. She is survived by one daughter, Mary Ann MAIER, Las Vegas, NV; two sons D. Edward Jr., Dayton OH and William A., Quincy IL; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister Mrs. Edward (Cathryn) DERRY, Spfld; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was proceeded in death by four brothers and one sister. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday Mass will be held at 1- a.m. Saturday n St. Raphaels Church with burial in St. Bernards Cemetery.
John D. CASEY, Jr., 64, of 2831 Hillside Avenue, died at 7:30 a.m. October 16, 1985 in Mercy Medical Center following an extended illness. He was born August 11, 1921 in Springfield, the son of John D. and Ruth (HALEY) CASEY. He retired in 1978 from Bomag USA. He was a member of St. Joseph Church. Survived by two sons and one daughter, Timothy Wayne CASEY, stationed with the U.S. Army in Virginia Beach, James Daniel and Heather Marie, both at home; four sisters, Mrs. William (Betty) HUGHEL, Mrs. Cecil (Patty) SIRATT, Mrs. Donald (Ruth) LEE, and Mrs. Ernest (Mary) BRUST, all of Springfield; one brother, Williams C. CASEY, Chief of the Springfield Fire Division; and several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Jackson Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home. Friends may cal from2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral mass will be sung at 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation services will be held in the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Contributions may be made to the Springfield Fire Division Paramedic Fund.
Jack L. Sweitzer , 53 of 939 Miami St., Urbana, Ohio died at 8:45 p.m. Friday , October 18, 1985 in Mercy Medical Center Springfield, Ohio. He was born April 17, 1932 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Marion H. and Mary Nell (BREWER) Sweitzer. He was retired from the Hobart Corp. in Troy and was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the Army. Survivors include his wife the former Helen Legge; three step-daughters, Wanda C. Pigg, Rhonda L. THOMPSON, both of Springfield, Leslie C. LEOS of San Antonia, Texas; three step-sons Kenneth S. PIGG of Springfield, Jefrery G. PIGG of Columbus, and Adrian C. Sweitzer at home; two step-grandchildren; four brothers Clarence F. and Jesse E. both of California , Dwight L. of Florida, George W. of Springfield; three sisters , Karen R. RUDY of Piqui, Marian Sue JENKINS, Mary Martha HATFIELD, both of Springfield; Several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Forrest E. . His body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home where family and friends may call from 5-8 P.M. Monday. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with Rev. Lawrence Fry officating. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetary.
Page 27. Bertha A. BARCLAY, 91, died Monday, December 2, 1985 in the Colton Villa Nursing Home, in Hagerstown, Maryland. She was born February 8, 1894 in Bloomington, Illinois, a daughter of Benjamin T. and Neppie (BYERMAN) WHITTINGTON. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Middletown, Maryland. Survivors include one daughter, Greta HUFFER, Maryland; three grandchildren, two great great grandchildren; one sister, Gladys COOL of Dublin, Ohio; she was predeceased in death by her husband, Franklin J, in 1969. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in Ferncliff Cemetery. The family is being served by Littleton Funeral Home.
Page 7D. Sadie M. BOTKIN, 93, formerly of 2820 Marshall Road, died Friday, December 13, 1985 at 5:18 p.m. in St. John's Convalescent Center following several years of failing health. She was born in Meigs County, Ohio, on October 23, 1892, a daughter of Oren and Mary (MURDOCK) WOLFE and was a Springfield area resident for over 70 years. She was a member of the Trinity Missionary Church. She is survived by one son, Albert J., of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) GRIDLEY, of Ft. Myers, FL, and Anna Mari CARTER, La Plata, Maryland; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two nieces and two nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert B., on January 10, 1981, and also by one brother and three sisters. Friends may call Monday from 3-5 an 7-9 p.m. in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home Springfield. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Trinity Missionary Church, with the Reverends Stephen Beigle and Ralph Holderman officiating. Interment to follow in New Carlisle Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Church one hour prior to services.
Raymond H. GAIER, Sr., 84, of 737 East Madison Avenue, died unexpected at 7 p.m. Tuesday in his residence, December 24, 1895. He was born in Springfield on September 6, 1901, a son of Florian and Clara (NUSS) GAIER and had resided here his entire life. He had worked for more than thirty years as a cost accountant with the firms of COUNTS and GAIER, of which he was a partner. He had been a member of St. Bernard Roman catholic Church and the choir there; the St. Vincent DePaul Society; the Third Order of St. Francis; the Knights of Columbus, Council #624; the noon Optimist Club; SCORE, a professional society; the Elderly United of Springfield and Clark County, and had served as a trustee on the board of the Warder Public Library since 1948. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Neil (Clara May) REEB and Joan KRUPP, both of Springfield; three sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond H. and Elizabeth GAIER, Jr., of Huber Heights, Tony and Sue GAIER, both of Springfield and Don and Helen GAIER, of London; two sisters, Marie LONEY and Cecilia GAIER, both of Springfield; 28 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. A sister-in-law, Elizabeth GAIER and a special friend, Leroy OHRT, both of Springfield, also survive. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille, in 1935, and two brothers, Laurence and Norbert. His body was taken to the Conroy Funeral Home where friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. A funeral Mass will be sung at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church. Burial in St. Bernard Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the St. Vincent DePaul Society.
Martha Louise KENDLE, 49, of 220 Montgomery, died Tuesday, December 24, 1985, in Mercy Medical Center, following many years of declining health. She was born January 20, 1936, in Springfield, the daughter of Fred C. and Rebecca L. (LOCKHART) BROWN. Survivors include her husband, Thomas; three daughters, Mrs. Pamela CALLAHAND, of Wooten, Kentucky, Miss Luann CHAMBERS of Springfield, and Mrs. Constance PINGEL; seven grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Rebecca L. SKAGGS, of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. George (Nellie) TURNER, of Springfield; several nieces and nephews. Her body was taken to the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home where friends may call Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Services will be conducted there Friday with the Reverend Cullen Gibson officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Elmer Lee ADKINS, 49, a former resident of Springfield who had only recently moved to Gallia County community of Ewington, Ohio, died of an apparent heart attack Monday in Gallia County. He was born in White lake, Wisconsin, on September 23, 1936, a son of the late Ira and Verna (DEHART) ADKINS. He had been an employee of the Yellow Springs Instrument Company and was a member of the United Baptist Church in South Webster, Ohio. In addition to his wife Wilma (STAPLETON) ADKINS, also of Ewington, Ohio, he is survived by three sons, Michael Elmer ADKINS, and Brian Kyle ADKINS, of Springfield, and Matthew Daniel ADKINS, of Ewington; two grandchildren; four brothers and five sisters. He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters. His body was taken to the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton, Ohio, where friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the Vinton Baptist Church. Burial in Vinton Memorial Park.
Joseph Daniel (Danny) HARTLEY, 28, of Clifton, NC, died Sunday, December 22, 1985, in Sampson County Hospital, Clinton, North Carolina. He was born in Hicksville, Ohio, on August 23, 1957, a son of Reverend Joseph and Kaye (ARDINGER) HARTLEY. He had lived in Clinton for the past year and worked for the Plastic Tubing Incorporated. In addition to his parents of Springfield he is survived by two sisters, Gloria BACON of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Deborah PIFFER, of Springfield. Funeral services and interment were held in Clinton. North Carolina.
Dorothy (Dottie) MCHENRY, 56, of London Road, died at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, December 24, 1985, at home. She was born in Clark County on March 22, 1929, a daughter of Albert and Dorothy (NICODEMUS) SOLENBERGER. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, West Jefferson. She is survived by her husband Russell; two daughters, Rebecca JOHNSON, Dayton, and Mrs. Jack (Lori Lee) HAMMONS, of London; three sons, Dennis NAGEL and Richard MCHENRY, both of London, and Jay MCHENRY, at home; eight grandchildren; mother, Dorothy SOLENBERGER, of Dewey, Oklahoma; one sister, Margene DAUPF, of Dewey, Oklahoma, John, Springfield, James, Fairborn, Charles, Urbana; nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Rader Funeral Home, London, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial will follow in Kirkwood Cemetery.
Pg 17. Robert G. KISSELL (73) of 1703 Walnut Terrace, died Sunday, December 29,1985, at 6:30 a.m. following one year of serious illness. He was the owner of Kissell Appliances, Inc, from which he retired twelve years ago. He was the owner of Kissell Farms, which are operated by his nephew, Richard WEAVER. He was born on August 23, 1912 in Springfield, OH, a son of Samuel J and Zella (RICE) KISSELL. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church. He attended Wittenburg University, and was a member of the Springfield Rotary Club, the Van Dyke Club, the University Club and the Springfield Country Club. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor (BLACK) KISSELL, a son, Robert G. KISSELL, Jr of Wilmington, DE; a daughter, Mrs Franklin G. (Linda) BROWNE of Spokane, Washington, six grandchildren, six nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mrs Ruth WEAVER, Mrs Esther KARRES, and Mrs Leah SIMENDINGER. His body was taken to the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to services to be held at 10am in the First Lutheran Church with the Reverend Dr. Lawrence T. Rugh officiating. Internment in Ferncliff Cemetery. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the Rotary Crippled Children's Fund or the First Lutheran Church.
Robert L. JOHNSON, 78, of 2682 South Tecumseh Road, died Tuesday January 4, 1986 at 10:15 a.m. in his residence following several years failing health. He was born in Springfield, Ohio November 15, 1907 a son of Albert and Amanda (TYREE) JOHNSON, and was a Springfield resident all his life. He retired in 1975 from International Harvester following 39 years of service. He attended the Beulah Chapel Brethren in Christ Church and was a United States Army veteran serving in World War II. He is survived by his wife Gladys (MCDANIEL) whom he married December 6, 1958; one step-son John A. COX Springfield, Ohio; two brothers, Albert DOLAN and Walter JOHNSON, both of Springfield; five Sisters, Blanche GRISSO, Dayton, Ohio, Laura BOHLAND, Columbus, Ohio, Maude RINKER, Mary SULLIVAN, and Grace EVERHART, all of Springfield; one granddaughter Maria COX; one grandson, Jack COX, Jr. both of Springfield, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call 4-7 Thursday in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Springfield where funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. with burial to follow in the Enon Cemetery.
Dwight MCKEEVER, 45, of 1541 West Main Street, died unexpectedly Tuesday January 14, at 6:55 a.m. in his residence. He was born march 23, 1940 in Springfield, the son of Ernest and Nancy MCKEEVER. He was a tool and dye maker. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, David and Lisa MCKEEVER, of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs. Steven (Kit) SHUFF, and Miss Joyce MCKEEVER, both of Springfield; two grandsons, Aaron SHUFF and David MCKEEVER, Jr.; two granddaughters, Desiree MCKEEVER and Heather EMRICH, all of Springfield; two brothers, David DUDA, of Texas, and Elmer JORDAN, Jackson, Ohio, a sister, Nancy TODHUNTER, New Carlisle; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call in the Litttleton Funeral Home Friday from 6-8 p.m. Services will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home with Rev. Cecil McCarty officiating. Burial will be in Rosehill Burial Park.
Lyle Irvin AMOS, Sr., 85, of 6596 Old Springfield Road, South Charleston, died Wednesday morning, January 15, 1986 in his residence after a lengthy illness. He was born April 15, 1900, Chillicothe, the son of Leonard and Ella (TALLEY) AMOS. He was a retired machinist from the Oliver Company. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Trecy (SNYDER) AMOS; two sons, Lyle I AMOS, Jr., Springfield and Robert C. AMOS, Grove City; one daughter, Patricia STRADLING, Springfield; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren. He was the last member of is immediate family. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Mrs. Betty HUSTED and two great grandsons, Michael I. and Keith I. AMOS. Family will receive friends at the Junk Funeral Home, South Charleston from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Reverend George Reed, Hillside Church of God, officiating. Interment will follow in Rosehill Cemetery.
Page 17-Emma Mae ALLEN, 80 of 374 South Arlington Ave. Springfield died Saturday February 8, at 4:30 PM at Community Hospital following a brief illness. She was born in Newark, Ohio April 23, 1905, a daughter of Bert D. and Madge B. (BARRON) ALLEN. She had been a Springfield area resident most of her life and was employed for many years at the Safety Grinding Wheel and Thompson Grinder. She had been the receptionist for Dr. Howard Ingling since 1940. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and was active in many church organizations. She is survived by several cousins. Friends may call at the Ingling Williams Funeral Home, Springfield Tuesday from 6 to 9 PM. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 PM in the Grace United Methodist Church with Rev. Charles Shonkwiler officiating. Interment in Enon Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Church or the Springfield Paramedics.
Page 16. Leita A. MILLER, 94, of 100 West McCreight Avenue, died Wednesday February 5, 1986 at 8 a.m. in Mercy Medical center. She was born in Springfield, Ohio on July 1, 1891 a daughter of Walter and Lena (HARDY) LAWRENCE. She was retired from Wittenberg University and the M & M Federal Savings and Loan. Survivors include her son, J. Richard (Dick) MILLER, Springfield, her daughter-in-law, Eloise MILLER, one granddaughter, Mrs. Guy (Becky) TURNER, of Indianapolis, Indiana; one sister, Dorothy KETTLEHAKE, of Springfield; one nephew, Pastor Larry KETTLEHAKE, and several grandnieces and nephews. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home on Friday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family, with the Pastor Lawrence T. Rugh of the First Lutheran Church and the Pastor Larry KETTLEHAKE officiating. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Juanita V. WHITACRE, 62, of 1540 Spangler Road, Fairborn died Sunday in Villa of Fairborn Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. She was born May 15, 1923 in Flat Gap, Kentucky. Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Paul; two daughters, Paulette WHITACRE, Dayton, Mary MOATS, New Carlisle; two sons, Edward E., Springfield and John D., Bellbrook; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Lake WHITACRE, Springfield and Evelyn CALLAHAN, Florida; three brothers, Paul WILLIAMS, Chicago, Marvin WILLIAMS, Enon and Robert WILLIAMS, Fairborn. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. in Warren K. Burcham Funeral Home, Fairborn where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery.
Else F. KLOEPFER, 74, of 2236 Erie Avenue died in Community Hospital, April 16, 1986 after 6 weeks of serious illness. She was born November 7, 1911 in Erfurt, Germany. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Helga Newsom and son-in-law David, Salisbury, Maryland; three grandchildren, Vicky ANGELO, Springfield and Marla and Dwayne VANHOOS, Salisbury, Maryland; one great-granddaughter, Lindsay. Her husband Ludwig preceded her in death in February 1984. Her body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home. Services at 2 p.m. Friday in the Chapel at Rosehill Burial Park with rev. Herschel Holley officiating, where friends may call ½ hour prior to services. Interment will follow.
Mary Ellen KUSS, 71, of 366 East McCreight Avenue died at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday in St. John's Center following six months of failing health. She was born in Springfield, on January 20, 1915 the daughter of Redmond and Catherine (KELLEY) HIGGINS and resided here all of her life. She is a member of St. Teresa's Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Sodality. She is survived by her husband Robert J.; two daughters, Mrs. James (Mary Catherine) DECKER, Crofton, Maryland and Mrs. Robert (Ann Louise) BEAT, Elida, Ohio; one sister, Kathleen MAHONEY Springfield; three grandchildren and a number of Nieces and nephews. One brother Edward preceded her in death. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Teresa Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery.
Kenneth E. (Ken) JUDY, 30, of 9863 Mechanicsburg-Catawba Road, Mechanicsburg, Ohio died at 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 15 in his residence. He was born April 22, 1955 in Urbana, a son of James E. and Madeline J. (CHAMP) JUDY. Before his illness, he was employed as a Plant operator for the Springfield Sand and Gravel Company. He was a 1974 graduate of Northeastern High School, he was a member of the Catawba Methodist Church, a volunteer for the Catawba Fire Department and a avid softball player. Survivors include his parents, Mechanicsburg; four brothers, David J. and Keith A., both of Catawba, Steven P., Mechanicsburg, James N., at home; a grandfather, Jearl S. CHAMP, Elmore, West Virginia. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday in the Skillman Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with the Rev. Gene Kelly officiating. Interment in Asbury Cemetery, Catawba. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
Mary Mae BOSTER, 75, of 404 East McCreight Avenue, died Wednesday, April 16, 19986 at 1:20 a.m., in IOOF Home. She was born August 3, 1910 in Bradford, Ohio the daughter of William E. and Eva (THORNTON) ROBBINS. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Clela MARTINEAU, Springfield; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, and brother, William. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Ferncliff Cemetery with Rev. Gerald Geiger officiating. The family is being served by the Littleton Funeral Home.
Charles T. DITTMAN, 84, of 1717 Sweetbriar Lane, South died Wednesday April 16, 1986 at 1:25 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center. He was born September 2, 1901 in Springfield the son of John F. and Elizabeth (BLAKE) DITTMAN. He was a member of High Street United Methodist Church. He was a retired accountant, member of St. Andrew's Masonic Lodge. Survivors include a son Robert, Bradenton, Florida; four grandsons, Michael and Lee, both of Waycross, Georgia; Daniel, Bradenton, Florida and Gary, Chicago, Illinois; and close friends Garry and Sue DEWITT, Springfield; and several nephews. His wife Vaughn preceded him in death. Body to Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home where friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Rev. Edwin Pellett officiating. Interment in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Jack N. CLIFFORD 64, of Springfield died April 24, 1986 in Ohio State University Hospital. He was born May 12, 1921, in Grape Grove, Ohio, the son of John Patrick and Maude (PAULEY) CLIFFORD. He was a retired truck driver for Commercial Lovelace, a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Moose Lodge 536, VFW Post 8673, F.O.E. 397, Teamsters 957 Dayton, Union Club, Good Sam Club of 49er's, Veteran of World War II, United States Navy. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary; one son and daughter-in-law, Denny and Barbara, of Springfield; one daughter and son-in-law, Jacquline (Jackie) and Kenneth ORNDORFF, Springfield; two brothers, Chester STOOPS, Columbus, Kenneth CLIFFORD, Shallotte, North Carolina; one sister, Thelma REMSBERG, Springfield; three grandchildren, Denise GLADMAN, Springfield, Melissa and Dustin CLIFFORD, both of Springfield; two great grandchildren, Amanda and Little John GLADMAN, Springfield; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by, two brothers, Elmer STOOPS, Donald CLIFFORD, and one sister, Helen CLIFFORD. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home Saturday from 6-8 and Sunday 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. VFW services will be held at 7:30 Sunday. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Harry FOX officiating. Interment in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.
page 90 LAKEVIEW- Sharon Lee Argabright 43 of Lakeview died Saturday at Heartland of Indian Lake. Body to Van Horn Funeral Home. Visitation Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 at the home. Funeral 1 p.m. Tuesday at the home.
Kathryn K. BURKHARDT 91, died Friday, May 9, 1986 at 1:05 a.m. in Community Hospital following a lengthy illness. She was born in Springfield, Ohio, February 20, 1895, a daughter of John R. and Maria (LEITHAUSER) BURKHARDT. She had been a life long Clark County resident and had served as a bookkeeper for M & M Federal Savings and Loan for almost 50 years. She was a lifelong member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Julius (Juel) and Mary Ellen BURKHARDT and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church. Arrangements being handled by the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Springfield.
Darmel G. RAY 75, of 15 East Columbus Street, South Charleston, Ohio, died Thursday, May 8 at 8:02 p.m. in Community Hospital. He was born in Jeffersonville, Oho, April 16, 1911, a son of Elmer L. and Loucia (HEINZ) RAY. He had been a lifelong Madison and Clark County area resident and was employed at the Wright Patterson for over 32 years retiring in January, 1971. He was a member of the South Charleston United Methodist Church, Elderly United South Charleston, Mended Heart Incorporated, the Wright Patterson Quarter Back Club and the Sedalia Leanore Masonic Lodge number 512. Survivors include his wife, Mildred HOPKINS RAY, whom he married June 21, 1934; a daughter and son-in-law, Marlene and Jim WINTER< Westerville; a son and daughter-in-law, Phillip G. and Lynn RAY, South Charleston, Julia CULLINS, Westerville; two great-grandchildren, Lee and Audrey CULLINS; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother Ralph; a sister, Mrs. Freda EVANS; a grandson, Michael WINTER. Friends may call in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston, Sunday from5-8 p.m. Masonic Lodge services will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. Rev. Donald Riker will conduct funeral services in the funeral home Monday at 10 a.m. Interment in Fairview Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Ohio.
Frederic William RHOADES 64, of 16 North Main Street, London, died Thursday night at union County Memorial Hospital in Marysville. He was formerly associated with international Harvester, Boeing Air Craft; Holiday Inn's of America and presently was President of Madison Medical Management in London. He was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in London and a member of the Vestry. He was also a member of Procter Conference Center Board of Managers, London Country Club and several Masonic bodies. He was a volunteer for Madison County Hospital and Madison County Hospice where he was on the building committee. He was the past president of Madison County Heart Association and Madison County Cancer Society. He attended Kansas University where he was a member of A.T.O. He was a World War II and Korean conflict veteran. He is survived by his wife, Jean MORGRIDGE (MORTIMER) RHOADES; daughter, Mrs. Robert (Jeane) DORA of Indianapolis, Indiana; sons and daughters-in-law, Howard and Dorothy of Houston, Texas, Richard and Gail of Salt Lake City, Utah, Frederic and Laurie of Plain City, James of Florence, South Carolina, Gordon and friend Elsie of New York City; grandchildren, Jason, Jeffrey, Mark and Michael RHOADES, Vincent and Robbie DORA and Colby RHOADES; sisters, Mrs. Marjorie LOMAX of Las Vegas, Nevada and Mrs. Becky RHOADES of San Antonio, Texas; nieces and nephews. Family will received friends at the Rader Funeral Home, London 5-8 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Trinity Episcopal Church, London with Father Thomas J. Timmons officiating, private interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, family suggest contributions be made to Madison County Hospice.
Merle A. MOYER 94, of Kessinger School Road, Jackson, Ohio, died Thursday morning May 8, 1986 at her residence. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence in 1959. She is survived by one sons, Donald of New Carlisle, Ohio; two daughters, Edna EBERSOLE of Springfield, Juanita WARREN of Jackson, Ohio; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday 11:00 a.m. at Mayhew Funeral Home with Rev. Pat Bailey officiating. Burial in New Carlisle cemetery.
Kathryn K. BURKHARDT, 91, died Friday may 9, 1986, following a lengthy illness. She is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Julius (Juel) and Mary Ellen BURKHARDT and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no visitation. Contributions may be made to Saint John's Lutheran Church.
Mabel Marie JOHNSON 91, formerly of Savonburg, Kansas, died Friday may 9, 1986 at 10:45 a.m. at New Horizon's Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. She was born in Allen County, Kansas on October 17, 1895. She was the daughter of John and Anna (WESTERLAND) BUNDBLAD. She had lived in the South Charleston area for the past five years and attended the International Pentecostal Church of Christ. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Verdine and Lawrence GREVE of Chippeaw Lake, Ohio; two sons and daughters-in-law, Conrad E. and Blendine JOHNSON of Shanute, Kansas, Carroll L. and Betty JOHNSON of South Charleston, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Walter (Anna) NELSON, of Shanute, Kansas; five granddaughters; one grandson; seven great-grandsons; two great-granddaughters and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one daughter, two brothers and three sisters. Friends may call at the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston, Sunday from2-5 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Covenant mission Church Savonburg, Kansas with the Rev. Walter Enstrom officiating. Interment will be at Swedish Cemetery in Savonburg, Kansas
Casper J. SHAFFER Senior 57, of 2545 Marinette Drive, died at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 1986 in his residence following a lengthy illness. He was born in Springfield, January 24, 1929. He was the son of Elza and Lucille (CREMEANS) SHAFFER. He had owned and operated SHAFFERS Auto Body Shop for the past thirty-five years. He was a member of Saint Teresa's Church and the Catawba West Harbor Yacht Club. He flew his own plane as a hobby and was a member of the National Pilot's Association. He and his father were the first father and son team to work together at the International Harvester Company. He is survived by his wife, the former Teresa MCNULTY; five sons, Casper Junior, Robert, Phillip, and Carl. All of Springfield and Christopher of Dayton; one daughter, Mrs. Teresa FRITTS of Springfield; his mother and step-father, Raymond and Lucille HELMS of Enon; a sister, Mrs. Linda SMEDLEY of Springfield; a brother, Carl of Ormond Beach, Florida; 12 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. His father and his brother Raymond are deceased. Friends may call at Conroy Funeral Home from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday where visitation services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at Saint Teresa's Church, burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Mrs. William Ward THOMAS, of 232 Stanton Avenue died Saturday morning, May 10, 1986 in Mercy Medical Center. She was the daughter of Paul R. and Stella DAVEY YEAZEL, whose marriage united two of Clark County's pioneer families. Mr. and Mrs. THOMAS resided for fifteen years in Canada, where Mr. THOMAS was the Canadian sales representative for the former Buckeye Incubator Company of this city. Mrs. THOMAS was very well known in Canada for her sports activities. She won several golf trophies, while playing on the country club circuit in Ontario and other provinces. She was also an expert skier. Mr. and Mrs. THOMAS was preceded in death b her husband in 1966. She is survived by her son, Allann Yeazel THOMAS and one sister, Mrs. Harold R. FURROW, both of Springfield. Private graveside services will be held on Monday, with the Rev. Edward Rich officiating. There will be no visitation in the funeral home. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Southwest Indian Foundation, Gallup, New Mexico. Contribution folders are available at the Funeral Home.