Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for April thru June 1989


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BARNHART, BENSTON, BLAZIER, ENGLE, FULLER, MORIN, NOKES, TEETS, WINKHART Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 4, 1989

 Ormal M. Nokes, 87, of 718 Kenton Street died at 5:45 a.m. Sunday, April 2, 1989 in Community Hospital. She was born November 3, 1901 in Pike County, the daughter of John and Molly (BLAZIER) ENGLE. She was formerly employed with the Springfield Furniture Company. Survivors include one son, George NOKES of Springfield; ten grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren; five sisters, Etta BENSTON, South Vienna, Gladys BARNHART, North Hampton, Letha MORIN, Springfield, Marie Amelia TEETS, North Hollywood, California, and Dorothy June FULLER of Hilliard; one brother, Lloyd A. ENGLE, Brighton, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George in 1966; one son, Paul; one sister Marguerite WINKHART; and two brothers, John and George ENGLE. Her body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home where friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with Rev. Earl McKinney officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

GDOWSKI, KEPLER, MALONE, WREN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 7, 1989

Margaret "Bunnie" (Malone) Kepler, Passed away on March 10, 1989 in her home in Ferndale, Michigan. She was born April 11, 1909 in Springfield, the daughter of J. B. and Alice (WREN) MALONE. She was the granddaughter of Edward WREN. She was a graduate of Wittenberg University and was the first president of Alpha Nu Chapter of Gamma Phi Beta. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Alice and Charles GDOWSKI; and a grandson, Christopher MALONE GDOWSKI, all of 28635 El Dorado Place, Lathrop Village, Michigan 48076

HELWAGEN, MILLER, NORMAN, WALTERS, WOLFORD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 11, 1989

Paul (Bucky) W. Walters, 66, of 822 Tanglewood Drive, died Saturday, April 8, 1989 at 11:50 p.m. in Community Hospital. He was born April 26, 1922, in Circleville, Ohio, the son of John and Christine (HELWAGEN) WALTERS. He retired from the Springfield Public School System where he had been employed as a Teacher, Coach, and Athletic Director at South High School. Mr. WALTERS was a veteran of World War II serving with the Navy. He was an active member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, where he was a former President of the Church Council; a member of the Varsity C. Club of Capital University and received the Alumni Varsity C Award from the University and was inducted into the Capital Athletic Hall of Fame in 1980. He was a former chairman of the Western Ohio League and assisted in the writing of the league handbook, he was former president of the Greater Ohio League. In 1966, Mr. WALTERS was inducted into the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame. He received special recognition from the South High Boosters Club for 28 years of service. The new gymnasium at South High School was named in his honor in 1984. He was an honorary member of the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association. He was also the former basketball coach of Columbus East High School from 1947-1953, where his team won the state basketball championship in 1951. Survivors include his wife, Martha; three daughters and two sons-in-law; Stephanie and Craig MILLER, of Dearborn Heights, Michigan, Sue and William WOLFORD, of Worthington, Ohio, and Stacey WALTERS, at home; three sons, Scott, of Columbus, Steven, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Samuel, of Columbus; a sister, Dorothy NORMAN, of Circleville, Ohio; and a brother, David WALTERS, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; three grandchildren, Michelle and Traci MILLER, and Andrew WOLFORD; and several nieces and nephews. Friends my call in the Littleton Funeral Home Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church with Pastor David Hanford officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Zion Lutheran Church, Capital University Athletic Department or the local chapter of the American Heart Association.

COSTIN, OCHS, STULL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 12, 1989

 Miss Georgiana Ochs, 79, of Springfield died Monday, April 10, 1989 at 4:07 p.m. in Community Hospital. She was born May 6, 1909 in Clark County the daughter of John and Louise (STULL) OCHS. She was a graduate of Springfield City Hospital in 1931 and received a B.S. Degree from Wittenberg College in 1938. Miss OCHS also received her M.S. in Nursing in 1947 from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Western Reserve University, Miss OCHS served as a Captain in the U. S. Army Nurses Corps from 1942 to 1946. She served in New Guinea and in the Phillippines during the Liberation. She was Chief of Nursing at the Station Hospital in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and then later at the Veteran Administration Hospital in Minneapolis. She was appointed Director of Nursing at Community Hospital in 1955 where she remained until she retired in 1969 and later worked in nursing at the Ohio Masonic Home. She was the recipient of the Meritoroius Service Award in 1968, the highest award given by Community Hospital. She also was an active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church and Community Hospital Auziliary. Survivors include a sister, Ruth COSTIN, of Springfield; niece, Mrs. Benjamin (Mary Louise) STULL; two great nieces and two great nephews, all of Saugerties, New York. Friends may call Wednesday from 2-5 in the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home. Services will be held in the funeral home Thursday at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Thomas Stout officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. The family request memorial contributions to C.H.I.E.F. c/o 2615 E. High Street, Springfield.

BRYANT, HARFORD, PATRICK, WHITE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 14, 1989

Harold R. Harford, 73, former resident of Springfield, died April 3, 1989, in Fountain Valley Hospital, Fountain Valley, California. He was born June 5, 1915, in Waynesfield, Ohio, the son of John R. and Mary Lois (BRYANT) HARFORD. He retired from Robbins and Myers as a machinist. He is survived by his wife, Marguerite; a daughter, Mrs. Larry (Mary) WHITE, of Huntington Beach, California; six sons, Kenneth and Richard, both of Springfield, Rod, of Bristol, Tennessee, Donald, of London, Ohio, Thomas, of Fountain Valley, California and Robert, of California; a sister, Eunice PATRICK, of Belle Center, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, where services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Daniel Powell of Grace Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BEESLEY, BOGGS, BRYAN, CHILDERS, DUTTON, PAXSON, SIZEMORE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 17, 1989

 Rutherford A. (Bob) O'Bryan, 75, of 516 North Belmont Avenue (rear), passed away at 11:15 p.m. Friday, April 14, 1989 in Mercy Medical Center following an extended illness. He was born on April 13, 1914 in Louisa, Kentucky the son of McClellan and Bessie (DUTTON) O'BRYAN. He was a member of the Eastside Freewill Baptist Church and was retired from the Springfield Board of Education. Survivors include his wife of 31 years, the former Bonda (PAXSON); four children, Mrs. Jesse (Maurita) BOGGS of Columbus, Reginald and Nancy O'BRYAN of Richmond, Virginia, Mrs. Kenneth (Sharon) SIZEMORE of London, Ohio, and Mrs. Mike (Bonnie) BEESLEY of Boise, Idaho; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Georgia CHILDERS of Wheelersburg, Ohio; two brothers, Jesse O'BRYAN of California and Willard O'BRYAN of Beaver, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. His body was taken to the Jones-Kenny-Zechman Funeral Home where friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Eastside Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. James Baldwin officiating. His body will lie in state for one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park.

DOERSHUK, GUNTHER, MISSILDINE, RUTTER, WHITE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 19, 1989

Diane M. Rutter, 50, of 351 Allen Street, Yellow Springs, Ohio died Monday, April 17,1989 at 12:23 p.m. at Community Hospital. She was born March 30, 1939 in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Dale S. and Carmen (WHITE) MISSILDINE. She was a teacher for many years. Survivors include her husband, Edgar A. of Yellow Springs; two sons, James S. GUNTHER of Chicago and David A.RUTTER of Yellow Springs; two daughters, Mrs. John M. (Suzanne) DOERSHUK of Evanston, Illinois and Katherine D. RUTTER of Yellow Springs; one grandson, her parents and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at Jackson, Lytle and Coffman Funeral Home-Yellow Springs, followed by cremation with a memorial service Friday at 4 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, Yellow Springs. Officiated by Rev. Jacqueline Brovold. The ashed will be intered at a later date in Iowa. Contributions may be made to the Endowment Fund of Springfield Community Hospital.

ALDERSON, BARRETT, ERTER, FERGUSON, MOOTS, MORROW, PETERSON, WIEDEMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 19, 1989

Ruth E. Moots, 87, of 811 North Murray died at 3:20 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, 1989 in her residence. She was born February 9, 1902 in Springfield (Clark County), the daughter of Michael and Sarah PETERSON BARRETT. Survivors include one daughter, Dorothy FERGUSON; one son, Robert MOOTS; one grandson and wife, Stanley and Cynthia ERTER; three great-grandchildren, Douglas, Christine, and Aaron ERTER, all of Springfield; three sisters, Helen WIEDEMAN of California, Mary ALDERSON and Anna MORROW, both of Springfield; one brother, Charles BARRETT of Springfield; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl MOOTS; three brothers; and one sister. Her body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Ferncliff Cemetery with burial to follow.

NOLAN, RENNER, STEED Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 19, 1989

 Elizabeth RENNER NOLAN, died April 11, 1989 in Plantation, Florida. She was born in Hillsboro, Ohio and lived in Springfield for many years. Mrs. NOLAN was active in the Covenant Presbyterian Church. She was also instrumental in getting kindergarten in the public schools and served as president of The Kindergarten Association. Mrs. NOLAN is survived by a son, Robert L. RENNER, Akron, Ohio; grandson RENNER STEED, Worthington, Ohio; and two great grandsons. Private graveside services will be held at Ferncliff Cemetery.

BOSE, DALIE, DEVINE, KILCHER, MAROUS, YERIAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 19, 1989

Alice R. DALIE, 87, of Springfield died at 9:27 p.m. Monday, April 17, 1988 in Mercy Medical Center following a lengthy illness. She was born March 16, 1902 in Springfield and resided here all of her life. She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Patricia MAROUS of Cincinnati; two step-children, Jack DALIE of Springfield, and Doradine BOSE of Grand Rapids, Michigan; five grandchildren, Jack D. DALIE, and Fredrica DEVINE, both of Springfield, and Doruth Gay KILCHER, Columbus, Ohio, Robert and Thomas YERIAN, both of California; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter DALIE. Friends may call from Noon until 1 p.m. Thursday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the memorial Home with the Rev. Dr. Dean Elam officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

DOERSHUK, GUNTHER, MISSILDINE, RUTTER, WHITE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, April 19, 1989

Diane M. RUTTER, 50, of 351 Allen Street, Yellow Springs, Ohio, died Monday, April 17, 1989 at 12:23 p.m. at Community Hospital. She was born March 30, 1939 in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Dale S. and Carmen (WHITE) MISSILDINE. She was a teacher for many years. Survivors include her husband, Edgar A. of Yellow Springs; two sons, James S. GUNTHER of Chicago and David A. RUTTER of Yellow Springs; two daughters, Mrs. John M. (Suzanne) DOERSHUK of Evanston, Illinois and Katherine D. RUTTER of Yellow Springs, one grandson, her parents and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home, Yellow Springs, followed by cremation with a memorial service Friday at 4 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, Yellow Spring. Officiated by Rev. Jacqueline Brovold. The ashes will be interred at a later date in Iowa. Contributions may be made to the Endowment Fund of Springfield Community Hospital.

BROWN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, April 24, 1989

Florence M. BROWN, 84, formerly of Rocky River O. died at 4:10 p.m. Sunday in Hospitality Home East, Xenia. Body to ingling-William Funeral Home, Springfield.

LAVENDER, RECK, SHOUP, SHURR, VANDUSIN, YOUNT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, April 25, 1989

Fay A. Lavender, 88, of 976 James Street, died Monday, April 24, 1989 at 4:16 a.m. in Community Hospital. She was born April 16, 1901 in Darke County, the daughter of Jacob E. and Bertha (RECK) YOUNT. She retired from Fulmer Supermarkets in 1955. Mrs. LAVENDER was a 50 year member of Neal Chapter O.E.S. She is survived by her husband, Glen; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret SHOUP, of Springfield and Mrs. Hulda VANDUSIN, of Sarasota, Florida, and Fred SHOUP, of Cleveland; a niece, Mrs. Norma Jean SHURR, of Springfield; several great nieces and nephews. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home Thursday one hour prior to services at 2 p.m. with Pastor R. R. Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

GUETH, LAWRENCE, RAY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, April 27, 1989

GMG II (SW) R. Errick Lawrence, 29, of 3741 Mumper Road, Springfield, died Wednesday, April 19, 1989. He was born November 22, 1959 in Clark County the son of Richard Taylor and Paula L. (RAY) LAWRENCE. He was a member of Christ in Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church and was a 1978 graduate of Northeastern High School. He attended Anderson College and Wright State University. Errick was very active in all levels of baseball, beginning as a 7 year old playing Pre-Peanut ball and continuing on playing in the Babe Ruth League, High School Varsity baseball and College baseball. He played for Foreman's in the Lawrence-Haddix League and the M.O.B.A., he also played AA baseball in Dayton for Busch. He was on many all All-Star teams throughout his career and he coached W.B.L.Y. and several All-Star teams in the local Babe Ruth League. Errick was active in Pee-Wee Football and CYO football in the Northridge area and was a member of the Springfield Umpires Association. Errick joined the United States Navy Reserves on March 19, 1982 and then enlisted in the United States Navy September 1, 1982. He received his basic training in RTC Great Lakes, Illinois. He joined U.S.S. Saratoga Fitting Out Detachment December 17, 1982 and then was assigned to the U.S.S. Saratoga for duty on January 23, 1983 until 1987. He re-enlisted for NAVET training in Great Lakes, Illinois January 23, 1987 and reported to the LMET school in Little Creek, Virginia, where he was advanced to GMG II (SW) March 3, 1987. He then was assigned to the U.S.S. Iowa March 21, 1987 and then attained the Enlisted Surface Warfare Designator February 25, 1988. He received the Naval Unit Commendation with two bronze stars, the Good Conduct Medal, the Navy E Ribbon, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. He is survived by his parents of Springfield; maternal grandmother, Dorothy E. RAY; paternal grandmother, Helen B. LAWRENCE both of Springfield; one brother, Brett Anthony LAWRENCE of Eldora, Iowa; two sisters, Mrs. Artie (Tori) GUETH of Springfield and ReDawn LAWRENCE of Ames, Iowa; one nephew, Taylor Lawrence GUETH. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Irwin "Mose" LAWRENCE and Paul T. RAY. Graveside services will be held with full military honors at 10 a.m. Saturday in Ferncliff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Errick Lawrence Baseball Scholarship Fund in c/o Denny or Dayton Williams. The family is being served by the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home.

BUSKIRK, FREY, GARRETT, HINKLE, PROVENS, SHEETS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, April 28, 1989

Willard J. PROVENS, 82, of 915 Pine Street, died Thursday, April 27, 1989 at 2:40 a.m. in Community Hospital. He was born February 9, 1907 in Gallia County, Ohio. the son of Grover and Cora (SHEETS) PROVENS. He was a retired machinist for Bomag Industries. He was a member of the IOOF Lodge 33. He is survived by his wife, Mary; three sisters, Juanita BUSKIRK, of Springfield, Estella HINKLE, of Piqua, Ohio, Ethel FREY, of Columbus; three brothers, Hollis PROVENS, of Columbus, and Gene and Harold PROVENS, both of Gallia County, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home 2-5 p.m. Sunday where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday with Pastor R. R. GARRETT officiating. Entombment will be at Rose Hill Mausoleum.

ARTZ, LONGWORTH, MARTINDALE, OWENS, SAYLOR, WILT, ZELMA Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 1, 1989

Ray D. Owens, 70, of 6919 Willowdale Road, died in Mercy Medical Center at 2:38 a.m. Sunday, April 30, 1989 following one week of illness. He was born on March 27, 1919 in Hancock County, Tennessee the son of Lilburn and Milie (SAYLOR) OWENS and had been a Springfield resident since 1947. He was formerly employed by Hoppes Builders and Mill-Pak Incorporated and was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Ellamae (LONGWORTH) OWENS; two sons, James Roy OWENS of Homestead, Florida; Danny K. OWENS of Springfield; three daughters, Mrs. Herman (ZELMA) WILT, Mrs. Thomas (Velma) ARTZ, Mrs. Gary (Kay) MARTINDALE, all of Springfield; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Henry and one grandson, Jeremy ARTZ. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the memorial home with Rev. Clayton D. Brooks officiating. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund.

GRONAS, LONG, MILLER, MURPHY, RAPASZ, REPASZ Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 4, 1989

Dorothy J. Long, 72, a former Springfield resident, died unexpectedly in her home in Medway Park, North Carolina on Monday, May 1, 1989. She was born June 10, 1916 in Lima, Ohio the daughter of Joel and Alma (MILLER) RAPASZ. She was preceded in death by her husband, William LONG on June 2, 1967. In 1986 she made her home in North Carolina with her daughter, Mrs. Leslie (margaret) MURPHY whom survives. She is also survived by a daughter, Mrs. K. Ernie (Barbara) GRONAS of Lima, Ohio; one son, James R. LONG of Springfield; two brothers, Robert REPASZ of Lima and Richard REPASZ of Cridersville; 10 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren. Her body will be cremated in North Carolina and burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Springfield. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 6, 1989 in the chapel of Grace United Methodist Church in Lima, Ohio at 1:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Special Olympics Fund.

BOYD, COPE, HENRY, JUDD, LESLIE, MILAM Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 5, 1989

Barbara A. Leslie, 51, of Medway, Ohio, died Thursday, May 4, 1989 at Miami Valley Hospital. She was employed in the Graphic Section at Wright Patterson Air Force Base and retired after 26 years of service. She was a member of Fairborn Eastern Star Lodge and Fairborn White Shrine. She was preceded in death by her father, Reed S. BOYD. Surviving are her husband, Frank A.; mother, Janet A. BOYD; mother-in-law, Mrs. Virginia LESLIE; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Mrs. Hank (Mariylin) JUDD of Bellbrook, Mrs. Gerald (Sharon) MILAM of Springfield, Mrs. Ronald (Caryl) COPE of Oakwood, Mrs. Ross (Connie) HENRY of Mesa, Arizona; two brothers, Thomas A. and his wife, Konnie BOYD and Steven Reed BOYD all of Dayton; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either, the Dayton Area Diabetes Association or the Dayton Area Heart Association. Arrangements by the George Miller and Son Funeral Home, Dayton.

COBLENTZ, HARRIS, MOORE, NEATHERTON, OGLE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 5, 1989

 Margaret E. Ogle, 80, of 2207 N. Hadley passed away at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 1989 in Community Hospital. She was born April 7, 1909 in Xenia, the daughter of Orion and Maude Harriett (MOORE) COBLENTZ. She was a member of First United Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. John (Norma) HARRIS, Urbana; one son, John E. NEATHERTON, of Jamestown; one brother, Dave COBLENTZ of Xenia; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold. Her body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home, where friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Friday. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Paul C. Nicholson officiating. Interment in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

BAHNSEN, BROWN, BURT, METZNER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 7, 1989

William H. Brown, 63, of 444 East Enon Road, Yellow Springs, Ohio, died Thursday, May 4, 1989 at 6:22 a.m. in Kettering Memorial Hospital. He was born on April 21, 1926 in Yellow Springs the son of Howard C. and Mary (METZNER) BROWN. He was a retired self-employed landscaper and was a member of various horsemen and breeding associations. He is survived by his wife, Elaine (BAHNSEN) BROWN; three sons, Larry BROWN of Xenia, Christopher BROWN of Springfield, and Curtis BROWN of Yellow Springs; one daughter, Jacquelynn BROWN of Austin, Texas; four grandchildren; two brothers, Robert and Philip BROWN, both of Wilmington, North Carolina; a sister, Virginia BURT of Napoleonville, Louisiana; several nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at the Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home, Yellow Springs officiated by Rev. Jacqueline Brovold with interment in Glen Forest Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. Contributions may be made to the Yellow Springs Tree Foundation.

BOWMAN, COLLINGSWORTH, SMITH, UAW, WILDMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 7, 1989

Bill J. Bowman, 71, of 2119 Gladden Avenue, died at Community Hospital on Thursday, May 4, 1989 at 7:18 a.m. He was born on September 17, 1916 in Claiborne County, Tennessee the son of Charles and Martha (COLLINGSWORTH) BOWMAN. He was a platter for D and H Manufacturing Company, retiring in 1979. He was a member of the Springfield Missionary Baptist Church and Local Number 1814 (UAW). He is survived by his wife, Versie (SMITH) BOWMAN; three sons, Rodney E., Sr., Ronald, and Randy BOWMAN, all of Mechanicsburg; two daughters, Mrs. William (Faye) WILDMAN of Catawba and Mrs. James (Glenda) WILDMAN of Mechanicsburg; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. He was preceded in death by one brother. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home. Services will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Missionary Baptist Church where his body will lie in state for one hour prior to the services. Rev. James E. Reed will be officiating. Burial will be in Asbury Chapel Cemetery.

ALDRIDGE, ALLEN, BLUE, BROWN, CRAFTON, HONSHELL, LONG, RICE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 10, 1989

Betty J. Blue, 52, of 1207 Campbell Avenue, New Carlisle, died early Tuesday morning May 9, 1989 in Community Hospital. She survived by a daughter, Brenda ALLEN; a son, Bill BLUE both of Dayton; five grandchildren, Bill, Chris, Bradley, Samantha, and Amanda; five sisters, Norma RICE of New Carlisle, Glenna HONSHELL and Freda CRAFTON both of Dayton, Mildred LONG of Indianapolis, Indiana, Karen BROWN of Bell Flower, California; a brother, Paul ALDRIDGE of Dayton. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Raymond W. BLUE on September 23, 1988. Services will be held Thursday May 11 at 12 noon at the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle. Burial in Newson Cemetery. There will be no visitation.

BROWN, DUGAN, FUTRELL, LEVEREAULT, POTTER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 10, 1989

Col. Edward E. Brown, 71, of 1620 North Fountain Boulevard, died Monday, May 8, 1989 at 9:15, a.m. in the Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. He was born February 8, 1918 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, the son of James W. and Emma (FUTRELL) BROWN. He was a retired Colonel from the United States Air Force, a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Fresno State University also a Master of Science Degree from the University of California and a masters of Business Administration from the University of Indiana. He was a retired Chemistry teacher from South High School in 1980, a member of The National Trail Lions Club where he served as past president also a member of the Springfield Literary Club and the Highlands United Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Arlene; one daughter, Mrs. John (Clara) POTTER, one son, Edward E. (DUGAN) BROWN, all of Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Leo (Emma Jean) LEVEREAULT, Ann Arbor, Michigan; one brother, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and Lottie BROWN, Fresno, California; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Lois BROWN, Selma, California; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen. Friends may call at the Littleton Funeral Home Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. Funeal services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Highlands United Church of Christ at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Dennis Moritz officiating. Interment Ferncliff Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be directed to Highlands United Church of Christ Memorial Fund.

FUCHS, PUSZTAY, SARTORIS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 13, 1989

Louis P. PUSZTAY, 74, passed away at 9:15 a.m., May 12, 1989 in Mercy Medical Center following five months of failing health. He was born in St. Louis,Missouri on June 13, 1914 the son of Louis and Mary (FUCHS) PUSZTAY and resided here for the past six years. He had been employed as an electrical engineer for the Pullman Company for 32 years and later as an inspector for Amtrak Railroad for five years, retiring in 1978. He was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church and was very active in woodworking, particularly in the construction of grandfather clocks. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Mary J.; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lou and Nelson SARTORIS of Springfield; a son, James J. PUSZTAY of Streamwood, Illinois; one brother, Russell of Sherriville, Indiana; two grandchildren, Kathleen and David SARTORIS; three nieces and one nephew. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Teresa Church. Entombment will be in St. Bernard Mausoleum. Memorial donations may be made to the Diabetes Foundation or the Heart Association.

COCHRAN, COLEMAN, FREEMAN, LANCE, MAY, SCHUBERT, WALKER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 13, 1989

Hazel M. Lance, 61, of 42 North Gettysburg, Apartment A, Dayton, Ohio, died Wednesday, May 10, 1989 at 12:15 p.m. in Grafton Oaks Nursing Center, Dayton, and was formerly of 924 S. Fountain Avenue, Springfield. She was born May 4, 1928 in Macon, Georgia, a daughter of Oscar SCHUBERT. She had been employed as a head cashier for Kroger Supermarket in New Carlisle and was a past member of Faith Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Marilyn MAY, of Dayton and Barbara COLEMAN of San Diego, California; one son, Gary LANCE of Urbana; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a devoted son-in-law, Robert FREEMAN, Dayton; two devoted friends, Pearl WALKER of Dayton and Ann COCHRAN of Springfield; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Her body was taken to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home where friends may call after 12 Noon on Sunday, with the family present from 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The funeral procession will form at the funeral home.

BLAND, KITCHEN, MAHAN, SKILLMAN, STUTHARD, WEBER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 14, 1989

Nettie M. Kitchen, 92, of Springfield, died Saturday, May 13, 1989 at 6:45 a.m. in the Heartland Nursing Home. She was born on August 29, 1896 in Fayette County, Ohio the daughter of Martin L and Martha V. (BLAND) STUTHARD. She was a former member of the Clifton Avenue United Methodist Church. Survivors include her daughter, Betty SKILLMAN of Springfield; two grandchildren, Melanie SKILLMAN of Springfield and Linda MAHAN of Mill Valley, California; one great-granddaughter, Nancy WEBER; one great-great-granddaughter, Kelly WEBER, both of Novato, California. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Rosehill Burial Park with Pastor Dale Way of Clifton Avenue United Methodist Church officiating. If desired, contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association. The Littleton Funeral Home is serving the family.

BLAND, KITCHEN, MAHAN, SKILLMAN, STRUTHARD, WEBER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 14, 1989

Page 7D. Nettie M KITCHEN, 92, of Springfield, died Saturday, May 13, 1989 at 6:45 am in the Heartland Nursing Home. She was born on August 29, 1896 in Fayette County, Ohio the daughter of Martin L and Martha V (BLAND) STRUTHARD. She was a former member of the Clifton Avenue United Methodist Church. Survivors include her daughter, Betty SKILLMAN of Springfield; two grandchildren, Melanie SKILLMAN of Springfield Linda MAHAN of Mill Valley, California; one great-granddaughter, Nancy WEBER; one great-great granddaughter, Kelly WEBER, both of Novato, California. Graveside services will be held at 11 am Monday in Rosehill Burial Park with pastor Dale Way of Clifton Avenue United Methodist Church officiating. If desired, contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association. The Littleton Funeral Home is serving the family

CONNOR, CRABTREE, FAIRCHILD, PENWELL, PFEIFER, RHOME, VIAR Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 14, 1989

Page 7D. Elizabeth M PENWELL, 78, of Springfield, Illinois, died at 10:58 am May 12, 1989 in Springfield Memorial Hospital in Illinois. She was born on September 14, 1910 in Virginia, the daughter of Joseph and Martha (PFEIFER) VIAR. Her husband Clarence PENWELL preceded her in death in July 1980. She is survived by two daughters, Martha RHOME of Springfield, Illinois, and Ellen O'CONNOR OF Springfield, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Rev Lewis VIAR ad John VIAR, both of Waverly; two sisters, Margaret CRABTREE of Waverly and Beatrice FAIRCHILD of Mansfield. She was also preceded in death by one son, one brother, and one grandchild. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Monday at the Smith -Moore Funeral Home, Bainbridge, Ohio with the Rev Paul Marhoover officiating. Burial will be in Bainbridge Cemetery. Calling hours will be after 4 pm Sunday.

BREWER, BROWN, DILLION, HOCH, STAYTON, TOPE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 20, 1989

Bessie "Betty" L. Brewer, 73, a former Springfield resident died at 8:30 p.m. May 17, 1989 in her residence in Fort Meade, Florida. She was born in Springfield, Ohio on January 6, 1916, the daughter of Nelson and Sylvia (BROWN) TOPE and resided in Fort Meade since 1983. She had owned and operated, along with her husband, Warren "Web", Web's Hamburger Shop in Springfield for twenty four years until its closing in 1976. She was a member of the Red Star Temple Number 397, Pythian Sisters, and was a graduate of Springfield High School Class of 1933. Survivors include her husband Warren "Web"; two daughters, Mrs. Gene (Suzanne) DILLION of Springfield, Mrs. Wally (Rita) HOCH of Port Orchard, Washington; two sons, Dennis Brewer, stationed in the Philippines, and Neal BREWER of California; one sister, Margaret STAYTON, Cincinnati, and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Fred; and one brother. Friends may call in the Conroy Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home with the Rev. Richard Steigleder officiating. Burial will be in the Bellefontaine Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

BLAKE, FULMER, HARPER, LYONS, OYARZABAL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 21, 1989

Horace T. "Ted" Blake, 81, of 2200 Seminole Avenue, died 5 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 1989, in Sunnyland Villa, following several months of failing health. He was born July 7, 1907, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of George M. and Mary (HARPER) BLAKE. He had been a Springfield resident since 1941. Mr. Blake retired from Cooper Energy Services following 31 years service and was a member of the Xenia Christian Center. He is survived by one son, H. Thomas BLAKE Jr., of Springfield; one daughter, Carole de OYARZABAL, of New Carlisle; one grandson, Toby LYONS, serving in the United States Navy in San Francisco; and several nieces and nephews including Gertrude FULMER. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie BLAKE, in 1977; three sisters; and two brothers. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home with the Rev. Bruce Brooks officiating. The family will receive friends for a half hour prior to service. Burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

BAISE, BARRETT, BUNN, GEE, HALL, KERR, PAULEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 22, 1989

John R. BAISE, 62, of 4462 Limrick Road, passed away at 10:01 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 1989 in the Dayton V.A. Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was born on October 24, 1926 in Huntington, West Virginia the son of John Garland and Annice Fay (KERR) BAISE. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Army Air Force and had been employed with the Acme Screw Company in Xenia. Survivors include three sons, James Robert of South Vienna, John Thomas and William Joseph of Springfield; five brothers, Wayne of Xenia, Paul of Jamestown, Steve of Cedarville, Artie of Missouri, and Danny of Louisiana; four sisters, Mary HALL of Beavercreek, Norma (GEE) BUNN of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, Donna BARRETT of Springfield, and Annett PAULEY of Jamestown; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou on October 28, 1987. His body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home where friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

BADGELEY, COLLINS, FIELDS, KAUFMAN, TUMBLESON, WILSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 23, 1989

Ennie Jean Kaufman, 75, of 211 S. Bird Rd. passed away at 4:50 a.m. Monday, May 22, 1989 at Villa Springfield. She was born December 14, 1913 in Manchester, Ohio, the daughter of Wesley and Carrie (TUMBLESON) FIELDS. She was a member of Hillside Avenue Church of God. She was the retired owner of Kaufman's Market. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Vernard (Kathleen) COLLINS of Springfield; one grandson Andy; two sisters, Eva BADGELEY, Springfield, and Helen WILSON of Florida; one brother Richard FIELDS of Florida. Preceded in death by her husband, Harry; one sister, Alean; and three brothers, Charles, Donald and Sanford; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with Rev. George Reed officiating. Interment in Rose Hill Burial Park. Memorial contributions to the Warder Public Library for Children's Literature.

ADAMS, CAMPBELL, ERNEST, HICKMAN, MURPHY, POWERS, TIDWELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, May 23, 1989

Rama M. CAMPBELL, 89, of 2442 State Route 343, Yellow Springs, Ohio, died at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 1989 in Friends Care Center after a lengthy illness. He was born December 23, 1899 in Springfield, a son of Rama and Bessie (Ernest) Campbell and lived in the Springfield-Yellow Springs area most of his life. He was a member of Cliffside United Presbyterian Church, Clifton, Ohio and was a 32nd degree Mason with Grand Lodge Number 622, Cedarville, Ohio. He was employed as a mechanic with Wright Patterson Air Base for many years retiring in 1958. He served with the United States Navy during World War I. Survivors include two daughters, Jeanne Adams of Yellow Springs, Carole Tidwell of Seattle, Washington; one grandson, Rob Adams; four granddaughters, Karen Adams, Marsha Hickman, Julie Powers and Beth Murphy; three great grandchildren. He was proceeded in death by his wife, Florence Campbell in March 1988. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Cliffside United Presbyterian Church under the direction of Pastor Michael Fauser, burial will follow in Clifton Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to service. The family request contributions may be made to the Greene County Cancer Society. Arrangements by Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home - Yellow Springs, Ohio.

AYLOR, BALES, BREECE, MUNDY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, May 25, 1989

William Ward Breece, 79, of 2336 Derr Road, died Wednesday, May 24, 1989, at 4 a.m. in his residence. He was born March 9, 1910, in Hamilton County, Indiana, the son of William W. and Cora (MUNDY) BREECE. Mr. BREECE was retired from management at Navistar. He served with Company D, 166th Infantry, United States National Guard for nine years, was a member of Anthony Lodge Number 455 F.and A.M., Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus, and Springfield International Harvester Retired Management Club. He is survived by his wife, Viola; a daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Rev. Charles Perry AYLOR, of Florence, Kentucky; a son, Charles R. BREECE, of Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Ruth BALES, of Muncy, Indiana; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Thursday where services will be held Friday at 1 p.m.with Pastor Daniel Powell of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

AHABRANER, DRAPER, GILLEY, GUYOT, JUSTICE, KUNCE, LEE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, May 27, 1989

Ida Belle Kunce, 90, formerly of 25 East Fifth Street passed away at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 1989 in Community Hospital. She was born September 29, 1898 in Springfield, Tennessee, the daughter of Rufus and Minnie (LEE) DRAPER. She had resided in Springfield since 1833. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. Norris Chapter Number 426 Order of Eastern Star, Victory Court Number 29 Order of the Amaranth, and was a former member of Azizah Temple Number 57 Daughters of the Nile Dayton, Ohio. Mrs. Kunce was a retired nurse, working in Mercy Medical Center from 1950-1971. Survivors include two sons, Howard F. KUNCE of Troy, and James R. KUNCE of Springfield; one daughter, Anne E. KUNCE, Springfield; two step granddaughters, Linda GILLEY of New Carlisle and Norma Jean JUSTICE of Medway; four grandsons, James R. KUNCE II of Springfield, Melvin KUNCE of Medway, Robert KUNCE of Lawrenceville and Dennis GUYOT of Danielson, Connecticut; one brother Burns AHABRANER of Arcadia, California. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred on November 28, 1976; and one brother and sister. Her body was taken to the Jones-Kenny-Zechman Funeral Home where friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with Rev. Donald Gillhouse officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Grace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.

BRAUN, CASAD, CRAIN, KELLEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, May 28, 1989

Mary Elizabeth (Kuenzli) Kelley, 81, of Columbus, Ohio, died Friday, May 26, 1989 at 12:20 a.m. in her residence. She was born on August 5, 1907 in Dayton, Ohio the daughter of John R. and Anna Bess (CRAIN) CASAD. She was a retried teacher and also on the Springfield Board of Education. She was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority, the Wittenberg Guild and the Covenant Women's Association. Survivors include one sister, Jane C. BRAUN of Avon, Ohio; one nephew, Dr. F. John BRAUN of Avon; two great-nieces, Kristen and Kathleen BRAUN; several cousins. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Ferncliff Cemetery with Pastor Thomas Stout of Covenant Presbyterian Church officiating. The Littleton Funeral Home is serving the family. If desired, contributions may be directed to the Wittenberg University Memorial Student Loan Fund or the Westminster-Thurber Community Life Care Fund.

ELAM, KLINE, MUMMA, PRICE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 31, 1989

Paul C. PRICE, 89, of The Ohio Masonic Home, died there Sunday, May 28, at 1:45 a.m. He was born in Springfield, Ohio, January 17, 1900, the son of Edwin J. and Emma Jane (MUMMA) PRICE. He was an accountant for Robbins and Myers and assistant purchasing agent for Navistar-International. He was a veteran of World War I serving with United States Air Force. He was a member of the First United Church of Christ, the Red Star Lodge Number 205, Knights of Pythias, Clark Lodge Number 101, F. & A.M., The Scottish Rite, The Valley of Dayton and a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a former school board member and business manager of the Springfield local board of Education. A former assistant Comptroller of Wittenberg University and while living in Fort Myers, Florida was the purchasing agent for four years for the Lee County Board of Public Instructions. Survivors include a son, Paul E. PRICE, Springfield; two granddaughters, Bonnie KLINE of Dayton, and Melanie PRICE of Springfield; great grandson Gary KLINE of Dayton; great-great grandson, a brother and a niece. He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura in 1984. Services will be held Wednesday, May 31, 1989 at 1:00 p.m. in the Ohio Masonic Homes Chapel, officiating by Dr. Dean ELAM, with interment in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Ohio Masonic Home Wednesday from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. Arrangements by Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home.

COOK, KINGERY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 31, 1989

Carl F. Kingery, 92, of New Carlisle, died Tuesday morning at 4 a.m. May 30, 1989 in his residence. He was a New Carlisle resident for the past 50 years and was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Upper Honey Creek Baptist Church. Survived by two daughters, Edith KINGERY of New Carlisle, Mrs. Marvin (Edna) COOK of Tipp City; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel M. KINGERY in 1976; a daughter, Emma M. KINGERY in 1988; a grandson Jon COOK in 1978; several brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held Friday June 2, 1989 at 2 p.m. in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Rev. Delano R. Humphrey officiating. Burial in New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 12:30 p.m. till time of services in the funeral home. In lieu of usual remembrances contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

ANDERSON, CYDRUS, LEONARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 31, 1989

Page 16. Paul Edward Leonard, 74, of Springfield, died at 5 p.m. Monday, May 29, 1989 in Mercy Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born March 24, 1915 in Springfield, the son of John J. and Rosa (ANDERSON) LEONARD and had lived here all his life. Mr. LEONARD served in the United States Army during World War II and he was a self employed block mason. He was the last of his immediate family and is survived by his wife of 48 years, Evelyn (CYDRUS) LEONARD; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Forrest E. and John J. LEONARD Jr. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Memorial Home with Rev. Keith Stork officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

BALLENTINE, SUMPTER, WIPERT, WOODLAND Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 31, 1989

Page 16. Kenneth P WOODLAND, 77, of 1616 McKinley Avenue passed away at 3:15 pm May 29 in Heartland of Springfield. He was born in New Martinsburg, Ohio on October 03, 1911, the son of Alfred and Lola (WIPERT) WOODLAND. He had been employed as an assembler at the International Harvester Company, retiring in 1974. He was a member of the New Carlisle Church of Christ. Survivors include one son, Kenneth Wayne WOODLAND of Springfield; one sister, Glovina SUMPTER of Anderson, Indiana; and one brother, Donald of Painesville, four grandchildren,; six great-grandchildren; one cousin, Della BALLENTINE of Springfield; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nora B, in 1987. Friends may call at the Conroy Funeral Home from 7-9 pm Wednesday. Services will be held at 11 am Thursday in the funeral home, with Evangelist Robert Sumpter officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

JONES, ROBERTS, SIMPSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, May 31, 1989

Page 16. Jessie Clayton ROBERTS, 48, of 5049 Middle Urbana Road, passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 29, 1989 at 7:59 pm He was born in Avondale, West Virginia, on August 04, 1940 the son of Harve and Barbara ROBERTS. He was an employee of Navistar International. He is survived by his wife, Josie ROBERTS; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael L and Robin L (SIMPSON) ROBERTS of Springfield; one grandson, Anthony M Roberts; four brothers, Marvin of Norfolk, Virginia, Lonnie, Thomas and Lathel all of Avondale, West Virginia; one sister, Phyllis (ROBERTS) JONES also of Avondale, West Virginia; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. Services will be held at Fannings Funeral Home, Avondale, West Virginia on Thursday, with burial on Friday.

DEITSCH, HARENBURG, LARIE, NICHOLS, ROWE, SPRINGER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 5, 1989

Donald H. Larie, Sr., 73, of 1121 Linden Avenue, died at 3:49 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 1989 in Community Hospital. He was born in Toledo, Ohio on April 14, 916 the son of Vernon and Edna (Fay) LARIE. Mr. LARIE served in the CCC during World War II, was a member of the Elderly United of Springfield, and a retired employee of Murray and Black. He is survived by his wife, Dorothea (DEITSCH) LARIE; sons and daughters, Donald H. LARIE, Jr., Randy LARIE, Jeannine ROWE, Jerry SPRINGER, Jack SPRINGER, Willis SPRINGER, Jr., all of Springfield, Linda HARENBURG of Largo, Florida, Rickie SPRINGER, Dale SPRINGER, both of Springfield, Carol NICHOLS of Chillicothe, Greg SPRINGER of South Charleston; 38 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; numerous sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ferman LARIE,. Friends may call in the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home on Monday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the memorial home with Rev. Dexter Keith officiating. Burial will be in Reber Hill Cemetery, Circleville, Ohio.

KEMPLER, SCHAUDT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, June 8, 1989

Lydia S. KEMPLER, 84 of Oakwood Village, died there at 5:14 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 1989. She was born in Reutlingen, Germany, October 30, 1904, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. SCHAUDT. She was a graduate City Hospital School of Nursing and she received her BS degree at Wittenberg College. She was a member of the Temple Sholom, a member and past president of the Pilot Club. She had formerly been employed in the office of Dr. Louis H. Mendleson and was also a nursing instructor at Community Hospital and had served as industrial nurse for the Speco Company. Survivors include one brother and one sister of Germany and several nieces and cousins and many dear friends. Her husband, Leon preceded her in death June 7, 1967. Her body was taken to the Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home where services will be held there at 10 a.m. Friday, June 9. Rabbi Lloyd R. Goldman officiating. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Temple Sholom for The Pilot Club.

BARRITEAU, BOYKIN, BROWN, CLARK, RAWL, SEARCY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 9, 1989

Nellie BOYKIN, 85, of 1107 East Davie Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, died Sunday, June 4, 1989 in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Dayton. She was born December 10, 1903 in Lexington, Kentucky, a daughter of William and Mary (BROWN) CLARK. She was a retired school teacher for the North Carolina school system and was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Survivors include one sister, Ada (RAWL) BARRITEAU, Dayton, one brother, Clement (Virginia) CLARK, Springfield; one half-sister, Aleen SEARCY of Detroit, Michigan; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the First Baptist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina. Interment to follow in Salisbury National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Dennis L. Porter Funeral Home.

BACH, HUDDLESTON, KEERAN, MASSIE, MATTOX, NEAL, STACCIA Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 9, 1989

 Florence M. Neal, 74, of 1408 Lagonda Avenue, died in her residence Thursday, June 8, 1989 at 4 a.m. She was born July 17, 1914 in Cable, Ohio, the daughter of John and Myrtle (KEERAN) MATTOX. At one time she was a nurses aide at the Ohio Masonic Home. Survivors include her husband, George; four sons, James L., Springfield, Jerry E., Harmony, Harold D., London and John W., St. Louis, Missouri; four daughters, JoAnn STACCIA, Springfield, Sally I. MASSIE, Springfield, Eva K. HUDDLESTON, St. Marys and Nancy M. BACH, Springfield; 18 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; two brothers, William and Harry MATTOX, both of Urbana and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. There will be no visitation and private services will be held at the convenience of the family at Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home.

ARTIS, ATKINS, BLEVINS, GAUZE, KNISLEY, LEMASTER, ROBBINS, SALYERS, SPARKS, WEBB, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 10, 1989

Bruce Blevins, 71, formerly of Route 1, South Solon, Ohio, died Sunday, June 4, 1989 at 4 a.m. at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born in Paintsville, Kentucky on November 9, 1917 the son of William Worth and Belvia (LeMASTER) BLEVINS-SALYERS. He was a retired area farmer, a World War II veteran, and a member of the Kerz Enterprise Baptist Church. Survivors include his first wife, Hazel (WILLIAMS) BLEVINS of South Charleston; his present wife of six years, Ival (SPARKS) LEMASTER-McKENZIE-BLEVINS of Flat Gap; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mrs. Donald (Patricia) ARTIS of South Charleston and Mrs. Gary (Marcella) ROBBINS of Pitchin; six step-sons, Jr. Paul LeMASTER of Springfield, Bill LeMASTER, Jimmy SPARKS, WAlter LeMASTER, all of Tennessee, Cecil Ray LeMASTER of Georgia, Roger SPARKS of Sitka, Kentucky; one step-daughter, Wanda McKENZIE of Wittensville, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Mrs. Ronald (Kimberly) KNISLEY of South Charleston, Michelle and Joshua ROBBINS of Pitchin; four sisters, Mrs. Bill (Lula) ATKINS, Wittensville, Mrs. Vadis (Ella) GAUZE, Inez, Kentucky, Mrs. Cletus (Bonnie) WEBB of Catlettsburg, Kentucky; five brothers, George BLEVINS of Ashland, Kentucky, Ottie BLEVINS of Wittensville, Harry BLEVINS of Prichard, West Virginia, Jimmy BLEVINS of St. Marys, Idaho, Jessie Logan SALYERS of Columbus; numerous nieces, nephews, step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Bruce BLEVINS in 1950 and one great-grandchild, William Brian KNISLEY in 1988. Services were held June 6, 1989 at 11 a.m. at the Kerz Enterprise Baptist Church. Burial in Sparks Cememtery, Flat Gap, Kentucky.

BRANKAMP, LITCHER, STEINLE, WAGNER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 10, 1989

Jane Brankamp, 68, of Cincinnati, formerly of Springfield, died Wednesday, June 7, 1989. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred WAGNER. She was a graduate of Springfield Catholic High School. Survivors include her husband, Walter H.; two sons, John BRANKAMP, of Dayton, Ohio, and William BRANKAMP, of Cincinnati; two daughters, Patricia STEINLE, of Ripley, Ohio, and Connie LITCHER, of Brookhaven, New York; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation and mass of christian burial in Cincinnati, Saturday morning. Hodapp Funeral Home is handling arrangements (1-541-1040).

SLUSHER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, June 10, 1989

Myrtle F. SLUSHER, 101, former residnet of 252 Vale Road, died Friday June 9, 1989, at 6:a5 a.m. in the Knights of Pythias Home. She was born November 19, 1887, i Clifton, the daughter of James H. and Catherine (Kelly) Grindle. She was a member of the Calvary Lutheran Church and all organizations of the church. She was a member of the Order of the Rebecc and was the first telephne operator in Clifton. She is survived by two daughters-in-law, Mrs. Nell E. Slusher, and Mrs Mary Slusher, both of Springfield, fours grandchildren, James A. Slusher and Jean Slusher Collins, both of Springfield, Rebecca Sue Slusher of Torrence, California, and Larry N. Slusher, of West Germany; eight great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call in the Faith in Christ Evanelical Luthern Church in Northridge one hour prior to services, Monday at 10 a.m. with Pastors Brian and Suzanne Dillahunt officiating. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contribtios may be mae in her memory to the Faith in Christ Evangelical Luthern Church. The family s being served by the Littleton Funeral Home. Editor: Myrtle F. (Grindle) Slusher died a widow. She married Paul Ray Slusher, s/o John Slusher and Florence "Nellie" Ray, on 21 Mar 1912 in Clark Co., OH. Paul died 14 May 1956 in Springfield.

BOYD, CAHOON, ELLIOTT, HUEMMER, LAMBERT, MEYERS, SMITH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, June 11, 1989

Emil (Red) Lambert, 69, of 239 Lawnview Avenue, Springfield, died Friday, June 9, 1989 at 9:12 p.m. in Community Hospital following six months of failing health. He was born in Wellston, Ohio on May 4, 1920 the son of Emil and Freeda (CAHOON) LAMBERT and was a resident of Springfield for the past 55 years. He was an inspector for Teledyne Ohio Cast for 42 years, retiring in 1982. He served in the United States Army, was a veteran of World War II and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Sara (BOYD) LAMBERT; one son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Teresa LAMBERT; one sister, Mrs. Joe (Kathleen) ELLIOTT of Springfield; two brothers, Paul LAMBERT of Springfield and David LAMBERT of El Segundo, California; one granddaughter, Jodi LAMBERT; three nieces, Susan LAMBERT of Willoughby, Ohio, Marcine HUEMMER of Springfield, and Carolyn MEYERS of Fort Wayne, Indiana; one nephew, Morton SMITH of Springfield. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends may call on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, Springfield. Service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. in Rose Hill Mausoleum Chapel with his cousin Phillip CAHOON officiating. Entombment will follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

ASBY, BENEDIC, EHRLE, HEINZELMAN, LEVIN, RUNYAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, June 11, 1989

Maria Christine Livingston, 89, of Springfield, died 4:20 p.m. Thursday, June 8, 1989, in her residence, after six months of failing health. She was born December 25, 1899, in Springfield, the daughter of Christian W. and Barbara (HEINZELMAN) EHRLE. She was a life long member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and was a member of the Eastern Star. Preceded in death by her husband, William T., in 1969; infant son, Paul Arthur; two sisters, Clara A. (EHRLE) BENEDIC and Anna Louise (EHRLE) ASBY; and one brother, C. Arthur EHRLE. She is survived by two sons, William A. and Robert D., of Springfield; two granddaughters, Diana E. LEVIN, of Youngstown, and Gloria J. RUNYAN, of Greenfield, Indiana; and four great grandchildren. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home 2-5 p.m. Sunday, where services will be held 10 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Alden Toberman officiating. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.

BURLILE, DELLER, FATZINGER, HAWKE, STOKES Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, June 12, 1989

Ruth A. Burlile, 88, of 1516 Greenwood, died in Community Hospital on Saturday, June 10, 1989 at 7:20 a.m. She was born on April 8, 1901 in Clark County, Ohio the daughter of Thomas and Ella (FATZINGER) HAWKE. She attended the Church of God. She is survived by one son, George T. DELLER of Dayton' three daughters, Mrs. Betty STOKES and Mrs. Ella A. McGINNIS of Wellston, Ohio; eight grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Russell HAWKE of Springfield. She was preceded in death by one grandson, several sisters and brothers. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. officiated by Rev. William Hannon. Friends may call at the Jackson, Lytle & Coffman Funeral Home on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Interment will be in Ferncliff.

OWINGS, SAUNDERS, STEINBERGER, TEHAN, WEBER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, June 13, 1989

Jean A. Owings, 66, of 7441 Rebecca Drive, South Vienna, died at 3 a.m. Sunday, June 11, 1989 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born on September 20, 1922 in Huron, South Dakota the daughter of Angus and Myrtle (McLAUGHLIN) SAUNDERS. She was a retired nurse from Community Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Norman; three daughters, Mrs. Carl (Saundra) STEINBERGER, Mrs. James (Kay) TEHAN, and Sue OWINGS, all of Springfield; one son, Normand of Columbus; one brother, Angus SAUNDERS of Syracuse, New York; six grandchildren, Nancy and David STEINBERGER, Richard OWINGS, Rick and Bryan WEBER, and Mindy TEHAN; two great-grandsons, Bryant and Anthony WEBER. Her body was taken to the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday conducted by Rev. Curtis Simpson. Interment will be in Rose Hill Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Society.

BECKER, DEWEY, THOMAS, WEBSTER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, June 14, 1989

Edith M. Becker, 86, a long time resident of Springfield, died at 12:15 a.m. Monday, June12, 1989 following an extended illness. She was born in Hyattsville,Ohio, on February 5, 1903, the daughter of Earl and Minnie C. (WEBSTER) THOMAS. She was a retired librarian, having worked at the Southern Village branch for seventeen years. She was a member of the Central United Methodist Church and the Cheerful Gleaners of the church. She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Paul N. and Vivian BECKER of Gahanna, Ohio; three grandchildren, Ronald P. BECKER of Gahanna, Terry E. BECKER of Phoenix, Arizona, and Susan E. DEWEY of Springfield; 11 great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul N. BECKER in 1957; and two brothers, George M. and Ned L. THOMAS. Friends may call at the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home on Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Memorial Home with Rev. John Wilson officiating. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

BRIEN, FOSTER, JAMES, PINKERMAN, RUSSELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, June 15, 1989

 David "Dale" O'Brien Sr., 75, of 4722 Chippendale Drive, died Tuesday, June 13, 1989, at 2:42 p.m. in Community Hospital. He was born July 29, 1913, in Madison County, the son of Samuel J. and Harriet E. (JAMES) O'BRIEN. He was a retired stationary engineer from Navistar with 44 years of service. He was a member of Local 402, Anthony Lodge 455, and the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Dayton. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; two daughters, Patty RUSSELL, of Torch, Ohio, and Kelly FOSTER, of Springfield; one stepdaughter, Bonnie PINKERMAN, of Springfield; two sons, David Jr., and Dennis, both of Springfield; one stepson, Jarold McLEAN, of Springfield; three brothers, Vernon, of South Solon, Charles, of London, and Robert, of Springfield; 14 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by five brothers, Gilbert, Floyd, Ora, Asa, and Bill. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home Thursday from 5-8 p.m. Anthony Lodge Services will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home 1 p.m. Friday with Pastors Steve Fewell and Red Boyd officiating. If desired, contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

BARBER, BOILON, BROWN, GREGORY, KELLER, KINGERY, PECK, WHITLACH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, June 18, 1989

Robert L. Boilon, 75, of 1300 Shrine Road, died Thursday, June 15, 1989 at 1:25 p.m. in Community Hospital following three years of failing health. He was born on July 12, 1913 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Robert L. and Elva (PECK) BOILON. He was a shop foreman and machinist, retiring in 1972 from Kelsey-Hayes. He attended the Abundant Life Assembly of God Church and was a member of the Junior Order of United Machinists. He also was an investigative photographer for the German Township Fire Department. Survivors include his wife, Thelma (KINGERY); two sons, Oliver (Ollie) of Springfield and Wayne W. of Dayton; two daughters, Mrs. James (Joyce) GREGORY of Medway and Mrs. Edward (Nancy H.) KELLER of Springfield; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchilddddren; three sisters, Mrs. Paul (Dorothy) BROWN of Springfield, Mrs. Kenneth (Vivian) WHITLACH and Mrs. Glen (Bonnie Jean) BARBER, both of Senora, California. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Martha, Ruth, and Lela. Friends may call on Sunday from 4-8 p.m. in the Woods-Allgier Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home with Rev. Ronald Riley and Leon Taulbee officiating. Interment will follow in New Carlisle Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to the Lawrenceville Paramedics or the Heart Fund, Clark County Chapter. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

COCHRUN, EVANS, FORD, HILL, LEACH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, June 21, 1989

Osa J. Leach, 77, of Springfield, died Tuesday, June 20, 1989 at 10 a.m. in Community Hospital following one year failing health. She was born in Julian, West Virginia on December 7, 1911, the daughter of Julian B. and Ina (McCLURE) HILL and had been a resident of Springfield for the past 37 years. She was a past employee of Perkins Restaurant and a member of The Story Hypes Memorial United Methodist Church. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Kay and Donald FORD, Becky and Gary J. COCHRUN, both of Springfield; two brothers, Bryce HILL and Wayne HILL, both of Springfield; two sisters, Leona EVANS, Springfield and Wilmith McKNIGHT, Columbus; five grandchildren, Randy and wife, Lisa, Brenda, Donna FORD, Mark and Eric COCHRUN, all of Springfield; two great-grandchildren, Amy Jo and Randy Lee FORD, both of Springfield, also several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry P. LEACH in 1966 also by her parents and two brothers. Friends may call Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home-Springfield where services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. Rev. Robert E. Webb officiating with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Family suggests contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

BAKER, BOGGS, NICKELS, ROSE, TROTT, TURNER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 23, 1989

Irene L. Baker 58, of White Pine, Tennessee, died Tuesday, June 20, 1989 in University Hospital, Knoxville, Tennessee. She was born September 22, 1930 in Ironton, Ohio. Survivors include her husband, Earl BAKER, her mother, Mary Margaret ROSE; five sons, Paul J. BAKER, Earl BAKER Jr., Randall D. BAKER, all of Springfield, David A. BAKER, White Pine, Tennessee, Robert M. BAKER, Portsmouth; three daughters, Garnet L. BOGGS, Alice A. TURNER, Mary M. NICKELS, all of Tennessee; one sister, Jean TROTT, Eustis, Florida; 23 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the Oney Funeral Home, U. S. Rt. 60 East, Olive Hill, Kentucky. Burial in Baker Cemetery near Olive Hill.

BURNS, HUPMAN, NEAVES, SKETO Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, June 27, 1989

William Roger BURNS, 80, of Medway, died Sunday morning, June 25, 1989 at 2:45 a.m. at his residence. He was a Medway area resident all his life. He retired in 1970 from the National Cash Register Company after 40 years of service. He was a World War II Navy Veteran. Survived by his wife, Floris BURNS with whom he celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, March 30 1989; son and daughter-in-law, James and Joanne BURNS of Medway; daughter, Mrs. Robert (Norma Jean) SKETO of Phoenix, Arizona; six grandchildren; 10 great granchildren; three sisters, Hazel EVANS of Medway, Frances NEAVES of Dayton, Lois HUPMAN of Springfield. Preceded in death by a brother; and two sisters. Services will be held Thursday, June 29, 1989 at 10 a.m. in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Pastor Scott Ferry officiating. Burial in New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel Township Paramedics Station Number 1.

BURNS, HUPMAN, NEAVES, SKETO Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, June 27, 1989

William Roger BURNS, 80, of Medway, died Sunday morning, June 25, 1989 at 2:45 a.m. at his residence. He was a Medway area resident all his life. He retired in 1970 from the National Cash Register Company after 40 years of service. He was a World War II Navy Veteran. Survived by his wife, Floris BURNS with whom he celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, March 30 1989; son and daughter-in-law, James and Joanne BURNS of Medway; daughter, Mrs. Robert (Norma Jean) SKETO of Phoenix, Arizona; six grandchildren; 10 great granchildren; three sisters, Hazel EVANS of Medway, Frances NEAVES of Dayton, Lois HUPMAN of Springfield. Preceded in death by a brother; and two sisters. Services will be held Thursday, June 29, 1989 at 10 a.m. in the Trostel-Chapman Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Pastor Scott Ferry officiating. Burial in New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel Township Paramedics Station Number 1.

CATLETT, GRIFFITH, HENSLEE, STEELE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, June 28, 1989

Gilbert T. STEELE, 83, of 1820 Winding Trail, died at 3:23 p.m. Monday, June 26, 1989 in his residence after four years failing health. He was born September 9, 1905 in Frederick County, West Virginia, the son of Harvey C. and Rose (Catlett) Steele. He retired from the New York Central Railroad after 45 years service, served on The Committee on Aging for the State of Ohio. He received a plaque on April 28, 1989, from the Elderly United of Springfield and Clark County for 19 years servicing as a trustee. He was a two term Past President of the AARP Chapter 291 of Springfield. He is survived by his wife, Viola (Griffith) Steele; one son, Robert David Steele; one sister, Velda Henslee of Springfield; one brother, Russell O. of Springfield. Preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Vernon, and Marion. Friends may call in the Littleton Funeral Home from 2-4 and 7-8 p.m. Wednesday where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday with Rev. Glen Weller officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Contribution may be made to the Springfield Paramedics. Active Pallbears will be, Robert Steele, Robert Jordan, Fred Martineau, William Ivory, and Ernel Vertrees.

BATTIN, GUENTZEL, MATTHEWS, TAYLOR Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, June 28, 1989

Page 21. Raymond F. BATTIN, 84, of South Charleston, died Monday, June 26, 1989 at 5:06 p.m. in Community Hospital following a brief illness. He was born in Selma, Ohio, May 11, 1905, the son of Orlando and Esther (MATTHEWS) BATTIN. He was a graduate of Selma High School and attended Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana and had been a lifelong resident of Selma where he was a retired farmer. He was a Birth Rite member of Green Plain Monthly Meeting (Little Brick, Selma, Ohio) a member of the Fielding Lodge Number 192, South Charleston, High Twelve, Bradenton, Florida, Board of Waynesville Friends Home, Waynesville, Ohio and a member of numerous farmer, church and civic organizations. Survivors include his wife, Mildred (GUENTZEL), whom he married, June 28, 1930; one son, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Allen (Fran) BATTIN, South Charleston and one daughter, Caroline BATTIN TAYLOR of Rochester, Michigan; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Matthews BATTIN and one sister, Edith Winder BATTIN. Friends may call in the Ingling-Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston Thursday from 5-8 p.m. The following day there will be graveside services t the convenience of the family in the Friend's Tradition. Burial to follow in Green Plaines Meting Little Brick. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or charities of your choice.

BORING, EDINGER, HARRIS, JONES, PAGE, SNYDER, SUTHER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, June 28, 1989

Page 12. Harry A. SNYDER, 77, of 2824 South York Street, Springfield died at 9:40 p.m. Monday, June 26, 1989. He was born in Ross County, Ohio on February 7, 1912, the son of Frederick and Florence Jennie (SUTHER) SNYDER. He was a retired employee of Wagner Mayflower. Survived by three sons, Albert SNYDR, Springfield, Joe SNYDER of Buckeye Lake, Ronnie SNYDER of Springfield; three daughters, Helen HARRIS of Frazeysburg, Ohio, Lucille EDINGER, London, Ohio, and Phoebe BORING of Florida; one brother, Bill SNYDER of Londonderry, Ohio; two sisters, Flossie PAGE and Scioto JONES, both of Chillicothe; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie SNDYER, I 1982; two sons; two daughters, several brothers and sisters. Friends may call at the Austin Richards and Raff Memorial Home on Thursday form 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the memorial Home, with Pastor Jim Britton officiating. Burial will be in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.


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