Clark County, OH

Posted Obituaries for May 1996 thru January 1997


Obituary Surnames: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

CAMP, CLOUD, COLE, KRUSE, SIMPSON, TAYLOR, ZECKSER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 6, 1996

Page 17. Barbara A TAYLOR, 60 of Springfield, passed away Thursday, May 02, 1996 in her residence. She was born November 24, 1935 in Montpelier, Vermont, the daughter of the late Kenneth A and Mildred E (COLE) CLOUD. She was employed as an Administrative Assistant with the Wright Patterson Air Force Base, retiring in 1994 and was a member of the Abiding Christ Lutheran Church, the Shooting Stars Square Dance Club, and was a volunteer at Wright Patterson Air Force Base Family Services. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Bernard "Bernie" two daughters and sons -in-law, Karen and Alan ZECKSER of Fairborn, Kelly and Keith SIMPSON of Plano, Texas ; a daughter, Sheila KRUSE of Fairborn ; eight grandchildren ; a great-grandson ; a sister, Merle CAMP of East Randolph, Vermont. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 08, 1996 from 10 to 11 am in the Abiding Christ Lutheran Church, 326 East Dayton Yellow Springs Road, Fairborn where memorial services will be conducted at 11 am with the Reverends Craig Fourman and Sue Nelson officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton. Care of personal arrangements is under the direction of the Belton Funeral Home, Fairborn.

DESELEM, RUNYAN, SHIPTON, SPERLING, TREAT, YOKUM Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 6, 1996

Page 17. Marjorie Virginia TREAT RUNYAN, 78, of Springfield died Saturday, May 04, 1996 at 7:30 am in Community Hospital. She was born April 16,1918 in Bainbridge, Ohio, the daughter of Estel Jack and Ida Florence (DESELEM) TREAT. She retired from White Motor Company after 26 years of service and was a member of the Lagonda United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Charles J RUNYAN ; a son Jack A (Sally) RUNYAN of Springfield ; three grandsons, Bruce and Gregory RUNYAN of Springfield and Eric SHIPTON of Florida ; a great-grandson, Joseph Austin RUNYAN ; five sisters-in-law ; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen YOKUM and Opal SPERLING ; and two brothers, John and Bill TREAT. Friends may visit with the family Thursday from 6 til 8 pm at the Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams [rest of obituary missing]

BALES, CHAIN, CLARK, MALONE, MCCLUSKEY, MYERS, NEER, ROSS, SNELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 6, 1996

Page 17. Inabell BALES MALONE 77, of Springfield, died unexpectedly at 7:18 am February 26, 1995 in Community Hospital. She was born in April 16, 1917 in Bainbridge, Ohio, the daughter of Floyd and Charity (MYERS) PENWELL. She owned and operated along with her husband Bales Market for 25 years. She was a member of Moose Lodge number 536 and Fraternal Order of Eagles number 397 and Veterans of Foreign Wars number 1031 Auxiliaries and Union Club. Survivors include ; 4 children and spouses, Dorma and John MCCLUSKEY, Springfield, Patty Jo and Ted NEER, South Charleston, Ohio, Charity and Jim CLARK, Springfield, Frank and Faye BALES, W Palmbeach, Florida ; two step-daughters, Mary Ellen MALONE ROSS and Patty SNELL both of Springfield ; two sisters, Ursel CHAIN Springfield Katherine SLATER, Mansfield, Ohio ; brother David PENWELL, Lynchburg, Ohio ; ten grandchildren ; five step-grand-children ; 20 great-grandchildren ; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Arnold BALES in 1968; and her second husband, Charles Jean MALONE in 1978 ; and also seven brothers ; and one sister. Friends may call from 5-8 pm Tuesday in the Conroy Funeral Home. Services will be held at 1 pm Wednesday in the funeral home with Fr Fred McGuire officiating. Burial will be in Rose Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to C.H.I.E.F. or donors favorite charity.

ALLENDER, COOK, HARTLEY, LOWE, STICKEL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, May 6, 1996

Page 17. Sylvia E COOK, 81, of Springfield, Ohio, died at 1 am Saturday, February 25, 1995 in Community Hospital. She was born September 08, 1913 in Toled[a], Ohio, the daughter of Fred and Florence (LOWE) HARTLEY. Mrs COOK was a fifty year member of the Oakland Presbyterian Church, the Rebecca Circle of the church, Order of Eastern Star Norris Chapter number 426 and the IOOF. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald E and Rita A, Larry B and Brenda L COOK both of Springfield ; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sylvia Jean and David STICKEL of New Carlisle, Martha Jane and C Richard ALLENDER of Springfield [rest of obituary missing.]

BISHOP, HENDRIX, HURLEY, JONES, KIRKPATRICK, MILLER, NICHOLS, PARSLEY, WEBB Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, May 10, 1996

Mabel W. KIRKPATRICK HURLEY, 77, of Springfield, died Thursday morning, May 9, 1996, in Community Hospital. She was born Jan. 21, 1919, in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of John M. and Mary Jane (JONES) WEBB. Mrs. HURLEY retired from Master Electric. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Edith and Nicholas J. BISHOP, Jr., of Springfield, several grandchildren, Scott E. HENDRIX, Shannon L. HENDRIX, Penny Ann NICHOLS, Rick MILLER, Brian and Robert KIRKPATRICK, Debra and Nancy KIRKPATRICK; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband Eugene KIRKPATRICK; one daughter, Constance J. PARSLEY; and one son, Harry L. KIRKPATRICK. Graveside services will be held at GlenHaven Memorial Gardens, Friday at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Joachim Wilck of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. The family is being served by Littleton & Rue Funeral Home.

DIXON, HELFINSTINE, MCCLEESE, MEYERS, MILLER, MINGUS, PATTON, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 21, 1996

Hiram P. "Pat" PATTON, 74, of Springfield, died Thursday morning, June 20, 1996, in his residence. He was born June 29, 1921, in Friendship, Ohio, the son of Robert A. and Cora T. (MCCLEESE) PATTON. Mr. PATTON retired as a Millwright/Welder for Navistar. He was a member of Local 402 and Berea Bible Church. He served in the United States Army during World War II in the European Theatre. Survivors include his wife, Jennie (MILLER) PATTON; two sons and daughters-in-law, Edward P. and Sarah PATTON of Springfield, and William A. and Barbara PATTON of South Charleston; one stepson and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Melanie MINGUS of Wisconsin; five sisters, Helen DIXON, Marie WILLIAMS, and Frances MEYERS of Dayton, and Stella HELFINSTINE and Bessie TEVENS of For Meyers, Florida; three grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Berea Bible Church, 3850 Derr Road, with Pastor Glen Greenwood officiating. Internment will follow in Asbury Center. The family is being served by the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

CHATWOOD, HERZOG, MOCK, MORRIS, STANLEY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 21, 1996

Nina E. MOCK, 76, of New Carlisle, Ohio, died unexpectedly at 4:7 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 1996, in Mercy Medical Center. She was born may 5, 1920 in West Liberty, Ohio, the daughter of Haywood Cody and Helen (CHATWOOD) STANLEY. She was a member of the Pythian Lodge, Red Star 205, Springfield. Nina was preceded in death by an infant son, Kevin; two sisters, Isabelle HERZOG and Bettie MORRIS; and two brothers, Phillip and Billie STANLEY. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Robert EW. MOCK; a son and daughter-in-law, Walter and Pilar MOCK of Springfield, Ohio; two granddaughters, Jennah and Andrea; a brother and sister-in-law, Clarence and Lelia STANLEY of Independence, Virginia; several nieces, Nephews, other relatives, and friends. Services will be at 1-:30 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 1996, in the Trostel, Chapman & Christmas Funeral Home, New Carlisle with Reverend L. Stephen Hayes officiating. Burial in New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

GILMORE, GRAINGER, HUDSON, MARQUART, SOLIDAY, WATKINS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 21, 1996

Leah H. GILMORE, 81, of Tipp City, and formerly of Springfield, died Wednesday, June 19, 1996, at Harborside Care Center in Troy. She was born December 28, 1914, in Pharesburg, Ohio, the daughter of John N. and Minnie (SOLIDAY) HUDSON. Survivors include one daughter, Carole GRAINGER of Tipp City; and three grandchildren, James GAINGER, Susan WATKINS and Christine GRAINGER. She was preceded in death b her husband, Wendell E. GILMORE; one daughter, Sue; two brothers, Carl and John HUDSON; and one sister, Lucille MARQUART. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. The family is being served by Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

DOWDEN, FISSEL, ROSE, STREBY, SWEET Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 21, 1996

Edit Mae SWEET, 95, of Mechanicsburg, died Wednesday, June 19, 1996, at 11:20 p.m. in Heartland of Urbana. She was born June 22, 1900, in Springfield, the daughter of the late Horace and Mary (FISSEL) DOWDEN. She attended the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church. Survivors include sons, William (Louise) ROSE of Westerville, Donald (Carol) SWEET of Urbana; stepson, Wayne SWEET of Springfield; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; one step-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank SWEET (1955); sister, Hazel STREBRY; and brother, Bill DOWDEN. Funeral service will be at 10a.m. Saturday in the Skillman-McDonald Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, where family will received friends from6-8 p.m. Friday. Burial in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield. Contributions may be made to the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church of Mechanicsburg EMS.

ALDERSON, BANZHOF, BARRETT, FERGERSON, MOOTS, MORROW, NEEDLES, PARRILL, STROUPE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, June 21, 1996

Anna (BARRETT) MORROW, 84, of Springfield, died Wednesday at heartland of Springfield. She was a member of St. Joseph's Parish, she is survived by her loving daughter, Phyllis PARRILL of Springfield; grandchildren, Martin PARRILL of Encelitas, California, Connie and Gary STROUPE of Springfield, Matt and Tina PARRILL of Springfield, Steve and Heidi PARRILL of Toledo, Ohio, Ann Marie PARRILL of Manchester, new Hampshire; eight great-grandchildren; and a special niece, Dorothy FERGERSON; and nephews, Robert MOOTS and Edward BARRETT. She was preceded in death by brothers Edward, Michael, and Charles BARRETT; and her sisters Ruth MOOTS, Helen NEEDLES, Ethel BANZHOF, Mary ALDERSON. Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Friends may call at the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home, 1002 East High Street Friday from 6-8 p.m. Burial at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

BARTEL, BEACH, PEARSON, ROEDER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 6, 1996

K. William BEACH, 84, of Springfield, made his transition of passing Tuesday evening, July 2, 1996, in Christ Hospital, Cincnnati, after a brief illness. He was born March 4, 1912, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Theodore BEACH and Anna (PEARSON) BEACH. Mr. BEACH was the retired founder and chairman of the board of the K. W. Beach Manufacturing Company in Springfield and Sandow Industries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was a member of the Anthony Lodge No. 455, Free and Accepted Masons. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy (ROEDER) BEACH; two sons, William R. BEACH and Bret L. BEACH, both of Cincinnati; a number of nieces and nephews, including Ted BEACH and Lori BARTEL, Both of Springfield; and brother-in-law and his wife Eugene "Bud" and Edna Mae ROEDER of Springfield. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ted BEACH. Friends may call at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. Funeral Service Tuesday with Pastor Pat Barker of Cincinnati Unity Center officiating. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.

GEE, GRIFFITH, STEELE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 10, 1996

Viola M. STEELE, 85, formerly of Springfield, died Sunday, July 7, 1996, at 1:10 p.m. in J.F.K. Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey. She was born April 28, 1911 in Springfield, the daughter of Brady S. and Hester (GEE) GRIFFITH. Mrs. STEELE was a very devoted homemaker to her family. She was formerly a member of Story Hypes United Methodist Church, former boarding home mother for Clark County Department of Human Services, past president of Railroad Ladies Auxiliary, member of American Association of Retired Persons, Chapter 291, and a volunteer for Elderly United. Survivors include one son, Ronald David STEELE of Edison, New Jersey; two brothers, Brady L. GRIFFITH of Minneapolis, Minnesota; Thomas GRIFFITH of Springfield. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert T. STEELE in 1989. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Glen Haven Memorial Gardens Chapel with Rev. Dennis A. Meyer of Story Hypes United Methodist Church officiating.

AUDAX, AUSTIN, EVANS, KURTIS, MOORE, SIMONS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 10, 1996

Thelma Frances CROLL, age 94, was born in Springfield, Ohio on August 20, 1901 and died Friday July 5, 1996 in Columbus, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late William A. and Alice J. (KURTIS) EVANS. Preceded in death by brother, William EVANS, and husbands, Ira D. SIMONS and Carl CROLL. Survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Ira W. (Andrea) SIMONS, of Columbus, and Richard A. (Louise) SIMONS of Oak Park, Illinois; grandchildren, Marna AUSTIN and Justin SIMONS, of Columbus, Elise SIMONS of Median, Lynn MOORE and Krista AUDAX, of Cincinnati, and Adrienne SIMONS, of Oak Park; five great-grandchildren. She was a graduate of Springfield High School, Member of the First Lutheran Church, Retired federal employee and member of the Quarter Century Club at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. There will be no calling hours. Private internment will be held in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Ohio. If desired, contributions may be made to First Lutheran Church in Springfield, Oho in her memory. Arrangements by Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, Columbus,

GEBHART, IRELAND, KLAUSMEIER, PETERSON, RYAN, TAGGART Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, July 10, 1996

Glea Lavon GEBHART KLAUSMEIER, 82, of Springfield, went to be with her Lord on Sunday evening, July 7, 1996, in her residence. She was born August 27, 1913, in Kettering, Ohio, the daughter of Elon Reu and Jessie Lee GEBHART. Mrs. KLAUSMEIER was a retired teacher, reading supervisor, Minister's wife and beloved parent. She was a graduate of Grace Greene Normal School in Dayton, Ohio, Wittenberg University in Springfield, and Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She touched countless young people with her loving guidance in schools in Indiana, South Dakota, (including teaching at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota), and Ohio. Survivors include her husband, Reverend Robert L. KLAUSMEIER, Sr.; and son, Dr. Robert L. KLAUSMEIER, Jr. of Springfield; daughter, Anita Jane KLAUSMEIER IRELAND of Highland Park, Illinois; and grandson, John Robert IRELAND and his wife, Nell IRELAND of Lake Bluff, Illinois; her brother, Mr. Curtis GEBHART of Westerville, Ohio; and brother-in-law, Mr. Marvin RYAN of Lancaster, California; sisters-in-law, Levera KLAUSMEIER, Ruth PETERSON, and Margaret TAGGART; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Treva, Thelma and Ruth; and brothers, Devodray, Clifford, and Robert. Mrs. KLAUSMEIER was a member of the High Street United Methodist Church. She touched countless people with her love, encouragement and selfless compassion and she will be deeply missed. Friends may call from 5 - 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the high Street United Methodist Church with Reverend E. James Dickey officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery

ANDERSON, ELLIOT, HASSAN, MATHEWSON, MEDORS, MORRIS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 27, 1996

George O. MATHEWSON 47, of Springfield died Wednesday, July 24, 1996, as the result of an automobile accident. He was born in Cincinnati, Oho, on July 8, 1919, a son of Paul Edwin and Mozelle (MORRIS) MATHEWSON. George was a practicing Madison County Attorney, member of the First Presbyterian Church, London, a graduate of The Ohio State University Law School, where he was a member of the Order of the Sphinx, and was a pat president of the Student Union, member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Alpha Kappa, was an Evans Scholar, Past President of the London Rotary Club, member and board member of the London Country Club, owner of Simon's Pub in London and Scooters Restaurant in Springfield, served on the London City Council in 1984, and was a Board member of the Citizen's Loan and Savings in London. George is survived by his wife, Susan (MEDORS) MATHEWSON; maternal grandmother, Maude MORRIS of Jonesville, Virginia; his parents of Toledo; daughter, Lana MATHEWSON of London; sons, Jeffrey Cameron MATHEWSON of London, George Ross MATHEWSON , and Troy Otis MATHEWSON, both of Hilliard; step-son, Heath Elliot of Hilliard; sisters, Judy ANDERSON of Springfield, Mary HASSAN of Toledo; brother, Eric MATHESON of Toledo; and several nieces and nephews. The family invites friends to call at the Rader-Lynch and Dodds Funeral Home, London, on Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the First Presbyterian Church, London, with Reverend George Alexander officiating. Interment at Kirkwood Cemetery, London, Ohio.

BURKHARDT, LEITHOUSER, MORROW Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, July 27, 1996

Juel A. BURKHARDT 96, a lifetime resident of Springfield, passed away in Good Shepherd Village on Thursday, July 25, 1996. He was born May 15, 1900, in Springfield, the son of John R. and Maria (LEITHAUSER) BURKHARDT. Mr. BURKHARDT studied opera music at the Chicago Conservatory of Music and performed in the Chicago area. He returned to Springfield and sang regularly at the Regent and State Theaters and with his brother, Karl, in local bands during the 920's and 30's. Mr. BURKHARDT worked for Crowell Publishing Company, National Life Insurance Company, and retired in 1963 from SPECO Division of Kelsey-Hayes. He was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and is survived by his wife of forty-none years, Mary Ellen (MORROW) BURKHARDT; and several nieces and nephews. Hew was preceded in death by his daughter, Wilda Maria BURKHARDT and was the last of his immediate family. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home with Rev. Dr. Kay M. Glaener officiating. Friends may call for one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery.

COX, RICHARDS, RUNYAN, STICKLE, WALTERS, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 11, 1996

Ronald E. "Butch" STICKLE, 53, of Springfield, died Friday, August 9, 1996, at 9:36 a.m. in Doctor's Hospital of Nelsonville, Ohio. He was born May 31, 1943 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of David Leroy and Lena (RICHARDS) STICKLE. He was retired from Navistar and was a member of the United Auto Workers Local 402. He was affiliated with the United Pentecostal Church and was an avid hunter, motorcyclist, and C. B. enthusiast. He was known as "Pathfinder" and, more recently, "Coyote" on the C. B. He is survived by his devoted wife of 32 years, Joyce Annette (WALTERS); two sons, Charles R. (Tammi) STICKLE, and Thomas D. STICKLE; one daughter, Tara E. STICKLE; one granddaughter, Michelle STICKLE; one sister, Patty WILLIAMS, all of Springfield; and a host of nieces, nephews, and very dear friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, David, Bill and Bob; two sisters, Louise RUNYAN and Imogene COX. Friends may visit with the family Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel. Funeral services will be held Monday at 3 p.m. in the United Pentecostal Church with Rev. John Woods officiating. Interment will follow in Fletcher Chapel Cemetery.

FIERBAUGH, LINTON, POLLAND Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 11, 1996

Helen L. FIERBAUGH, 85, A RESIDENT OF THE Ohio Masonic Home, passed away at 7:40 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, 1996, in Community Hospital. She was born march 22, 1911, in Nelsonville, Ohio, the daughter of Walter and Martha Eleanor (POLLAND) LINTON. Mrs. FIERBAUGH was a former Secretary for the Nelsonville Schools. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman V., in 1995. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Ohio Masonic Home Chapel with Rev. Ron Foulck officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Burial will follow in the Ohio Masonic Home Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled b Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home.

BEEBE, CAVANAUGH, FISCHER, HIEGEL, MCGUFF, TICKNER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 11, 1996

Ray E. CAVANAUGH, died Thursday, August 8, in Orlando, Florida, after a brief illness. He was born in Springfield on May 9, 1925, the son of Ray d. and Clara (HIEGEL) CAVANAUGH. He was a graduate of Catholic Central Class of 1943, served in the Marines during World War II, and was past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus 624. He was a retired stock broker. Survivors include his wife, Louise, of Vero Beach; son Daniel of Vero; son Thomas (Ann) of Orlando; daughter Patricia VACANAUGH of Atlanta; daughter Kathleen BEEBE of pacific, Missouri; sister Mary Ann (James) MCGUFF of Springfield aunt, Sister Mary Irene, Mount St. Joseph, Ohio; sister-in-law, Patricia TICKNER of West Palm Beach; three grandsons, Kyle CAVANAUGH, Orlando, Jay and Jason FISCHER, Pacific Missouri; several nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral will be Monday at St. Helen Catholic Church, burial in Crestlawn Cemetery, Vero Beach.

MITMAN, PENNINGTON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 11, 1996

Nina P. (MTMAN) PENNINGTON, 82, of Enon, passed away August 10, 1996, in Mercy Medical Center. She was born September 13, 1913, the youngest child of William and Jenny MITMAN. Mrs. PENNINGTON graduated from Enon High School and retired from Pittsburgh National Bank (formerly Kissell Company). She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Kenneth L. (Jerry) PENNINGTON; her parents; six brothers; and six sisters. There will be no viewing. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in Enon Cemetery with the Rev. Gary A. Batey officiating. If desired, donations may be made to the individual's favorite charity. The family is being served by Richards, Raff & Dunbar Funeral Directors.

BATES, BRENT, DONNELLAN, HARRAH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, August 18, 1996

Martin T. BATES, 85, of Springfield, passed away Thursday morning, August 16, 1996 in Community Hospital. He was born July 17, 1911, in Jamestown, Ohio, the son of Hayes and Nora BATES. Mr. BATES was a Veteran of the United States Navy and was a retired meat cutter. Survivors include his wife, Edna; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jane and Bill HARRAH of Springfield, and Melinda and Mike DONNELLAN of Fairfield, California; three grandchildren, Michael BRENT, Megan, and Maribeth DONNELLAN of California; one brother, Carl BATES of Cincinnati; and two nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Floyd. Graveside services will be held at Ferncliff Cemetery on Monday with Pastor Julie Carmean of Central United Methodist Church officiating. Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

BOLES, BOWERS, DIBERT, MCDANIEL, SHAW, STEPHENSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 13, 1996

Phil K. STEPHENSON, 53, of West Liberty, died Wednesday, September 11, 1996 at 10:30 a.m. at home. He was born in Urbana, December 27, 1942 to Ray and Mary (BOWERS) STEPHENSON. He was employed by Cooper Industries of Springfield. He is survived by aunts, Mrs. Kenneth (Ruth) SHAW, Mrs. Clemen (Helen) DIEBERT, both of Urbana, and Mrs. Harold (Esther) BOLES of Kalamazoo, Michigan; uncles, Donald (Doris) BOWERS of Urbana, Clifford (Jenny) BOWERS of Westerville; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary STEPHENSON on May 29, 1996; and father, Ray, in 1943; and aunt, Dorothy MCDANIEL. He graduated from Graham High School and the Dayton Art Institute. He attended Concord United Methodist Church and was a former ski instructor at Mad River Mountain. Family will received friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Walter-Shoedinger Funeral Home, Urbana, Ohio where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday with Rev. Frank James officiating. Burial in Oak Dale Cemetery. Friends may if they wish contribute to the American Heart Association, Champaign County Division.

COPELAND, DILLARD, LAMB Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 13, 1996

Terrance M. COPELAND, 33, of 324 Glenn Avenue, died Tuesday, September 10, 1996, as the result of single-car accident. He was born in Springfield on December 18, 1962, the son of Robert L. and Maryann (LAMB) COPELAND. He had worked as a Routeman for the Springfield News-Sun for approximately fifteen years. He was a graduate of Springfield South High School. Survivors, in addition to his parents, include two brothers and spouses, Robert and Jennifer COPELAND of Bellbrook, Ohio, and William and Caren DILLARD COPELAND of Springfield; two sisters, Ann COPELAND f Springfield, and Christine COPELAND, stationed with the United States Army in Korea; and a number of aunts and uncles, cousins, and friends. Friends may cal in the Conroy Funeral Home from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

FROST, HUPMAN, JOHNSON, MAYFIELD, PENTONEY, RUTHERFORD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 13, 1996

Helen D. HUPMAN, 91, of Enon, died at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 11, 1996 in Friends Care Center, Yellow Springs. She was born June 5, 1905, in Clark County, Ohio, the daughter of Earl and Ida (PENTONEY) FROST. She was a school teacher at Oak Grove School in Clark County and worked at Sears for twenty years. She was a 40 year member of the Bethel Lutheran Church, where she was also a former organist and a Sunday School teacher. Survivors include a son, Dale HUPMAN of Enon; a daughter, Elsie JOHNSON of Yellow Springs; two sisters, Mildred RUTHERFORD of Springfield, and Virginia MAYFIELD of New Mexico; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul, in 1965; a daughter, and two brothers. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, Yellow Springs Chapel. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 2 p.m. Friday. Interment will follow in Glen haven memorial Gardens.

KENDIG, MCCOY, NOCKS, RAUNER, ROWLAND, SCHULZE, WOODRICH Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 13, 1996

Katherine B. NOCKS, 81, of Medway, Ohio, died at 11:21 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, 1996, n Grandview Hospital, Dayton. She was born August 24, 1915, in Cincinnati, Oho, the Daughter of John and Edna (WOODRICH) SCHULZE. She was a member of the Abiding Christ Lutheran Church in Fairborn. Katherine was receded in death by a son, Richard NOCKS in 1952 and a sister, Edna RAUNER. Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Art; a son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Nancy NOCKS of Westerville, Ohio; a daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Wilbur KENDIG of Fairborn; three grandchildren, Robin NOCKS, Christopher NOCKS and Lenae ROWLAND: a sister, Norma McCoy of Harrison, Ohio; other relatives and friends. Services will be 3 p.m. Friday, September 13, 1996, in the Trostel, Chapman & Christmas Funeral Home, New Carlisle, with Pastor Susan Nelson officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to service in the funeral home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

BECK, BETHEL, DRUMMOND, MITCHELL, MORIN, MORLEY, PARADISIO, ROBERTS, RUSSELL, SANDERS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 13, 1996

Linda Sue ROBERTS, 49, of Springfield, passed away at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday September 11, 1996 in Community Hospital. She was born August 23, 1947, in Terre Haute, Indiana, the daughter of Herbert and Catherine (MORELY) MORIN. Mrs. ROBERTS had been employed at the Springfield Laundry. Survivors include her husband, Albert ROBERTS; her father of Springfield; two stepdaughters, Sheila Marie PARADISIO and Tammy Lynn ROBERTS, Richmond, Indiana; four step-grandchildren; four stepsisters, Lila RUSSELL, Shirley MITCHELL, Carlinda BECK and Sharon BETHEL, Springfield; two stepbrothers, Robert SANDERS, Iowa and Charles SANDERS, Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother; stepmother, Letha SANDERS MORIN: and stepsisters, Barbara DRUMMOND. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home. Friends may call for one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Newcomers Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family.

PULLINS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, September 13, 1996

Ernest PULLINS, 76, formerly of Mechanicsburg, died at 10:25 a.m. Thursday in Hope House Manor. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to noon in the Skillman McDonald Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Service there 2 p.m. Saturday. Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.

COYLE, DAVIS, SADDLER, TREGO, WILLIAMSON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 25, 1996

Jerry Dean TREGO, 56, of Springfield, passed away at 1:05 a.m. Tuesday, September 24, 1990 in Community hospital, following four years of failing health. He was born October 1, 1939, in New Carlisle, the son of Harvey and Olive (DAVIS) TREGO. Mr. TREGO was a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of Police and the Clark County Deputies Association and was retired, following 14 years as a Deputy for the Clark County Sheriff's Office. Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Beverly (O'COYLE) TREGO; one daughter, Erin TREGO; two sons, Jason TREGO and Christopher TREGO, all of Springfield; one grandson, Ryan TREGO; two brothers, Harry (Ruth) TREGO and George (Wanda) TREGO of St. Cloud, Florida; very special in laws, Bill and Peggy SADDLER of Springfield; and many very special nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews; and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Mary Catherine WILLIAMSON; and one brother, John TREGO. Friends may call I the Jones Kenney Zechman Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. Thursday. F.O.P. services will be held at 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with Revs. Neil Haney and Clarke Stevenson officiating. Burial will follow in South Vienna Cemetery.

ALDRIDGE, COOVER, DEMMEY, HEATH, REED, SHEPARD Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 25, 1996

Robert L. HEATH, 90, of Springfield, died Tuesday, September 24, 1996, at 4:30 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center. He was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio, on October 22, 1905, the son of Ora and Lucy (DENNY) HEATH. He was owner and operator of Heath Radio and TV repair for over 25 years, retiring in 1970. A member of area Church of God Congregations most of his life, currently attending the Northside Church of God. Survived by two daughters, Ruth Ann (Richard) SHEPARD of Springfield, Ohio and Connie COOVER of Summerville, South Carolina; a special granddaughter, Richele (Matt) REED of Springfield, Ohio; and several other grandchildren; and great-grandchildren; one sister, Grace ALDRIDGE of Springfield, Ohio; and one brother, Rev. Harry HEATH of Versailles, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife, Daisy HEATH on May 20, 1990, also by four brothers and two sisters. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North limestone Chapel, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday with Rev. George L. Reed and Rev. Richard McDaniel officiating. Burial to follow in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society (Clark County Unit) in his memory.

BARNHART, GORDON, MOYER, MULLENDORE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 25, 1996

Elizabeth I. (Betty) GORDON, 81, of Springfield, Ohio passed away Tuesday, September 24, 1996, at Mercy Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. GORDON I 1981. Survivors include a sister, Dorothy E. MULLENDORE and husband Maynard of Miamisburg, Ohio; a sister, Edna M. BARNHART and husband Robert of Germantown, Ohio; a brother, Bernard W. MOYER and wife Evelyn of Brooksville, Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Arrp & Root Funeral Home, 29 North Main Street, Germantown, Ohio. Burial at Fairview Cemetery in Gratis, Ohio. The family will received friends from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

COLE, COX, GIBSON, HODGES, JOHNSON, KNOX, NICHOLS, OLLERS, PRICE, PRYOR, ROACH, STORER, SUTHERLAND Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Wednesday, September 25, 1996

James L. NICHOLS, 61, of Springfield, passed away September 21, 1996, at Springfield Community Hospital, following a lengthy illness. He was born January 3, 1932, in Kenton, Ohio, the son of Robert and Sibbie E. (GIBSON) NICHOLS. Mr. NICHOLS was an avid "C.B.er" and went by the handle of "K.Y.: He is survived by his wife, Betty (HODGES); sister, Martha M. COX; stepson, David Lee ROACH; two half sisters, Dorothy COLE and Julie OLLERS; and special friends, Sona STOER, Mark JOHNSON, Susannah SUTHERLAND, Dean PRICE, and Ronnie PRYOR. He is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; four brothers, Joey KNOX, Lester, John and Robert NICHOLS, Jr. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the First Christian Church with Rev. David Cordey officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to service. Burial in Oakdale Cemetery. The family is being served by Richards, Raff and Dunbar Memorial Home.

ANDERSON, BATES, BISHOP, FREESE, NEESE, PERSINGER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, October 8, 1996

Page 14. Ronald N. PERSINGER, 81, of 7133 Runkle Road, Saint Paris, Ohio, died Sunday, October 6, 1996 in Mercy Hospital, Urbana, Ohio, at 2:52 p.m. He was born on December 14, 1914, in Champaign County, the son of Raymond and Florence (NEESE) PERSINGER. He was a 1933 graduate of Rosewood High School and was a self-employed electrician and farmer. He was a member of the Terre Haute United Methodist Church, Terre Haute, Ohio. Survivors include his wife, Lucy (BATES) PERSINGER, whom he married on Nov. 9, 1935; two daughters, Thelma Jean ANDERSON of Springfield, Lucy Isabelle BISHOP of Urbana, Ohio; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Nancy PERSINGER of Boulder, Colorado; Donald and Sally PERSINGER of Lancaster, Ohio; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Ruthand Louis FREESE of Springfield, Ohio; one brother and sister-in-law, Ned and Carole PERSINGER of Rosewood, Ohio; numerous nieces and nephews; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Gertrude PERSINGER. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10, 1996 at 1:30 p.m. in the Terre Haute United Methodist Church, 5938 route 55, Terre Haute, Ohio wit Rev. Paul R. Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Terre Haute Cemetery. Richeson Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home.

ADAMS, GEARHART, PATTISON, SAGER, ZERKLE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, October 10, 1996

Freeda M. ZERKLE, 96, of Springfield, died Tuesday morning, October 8, 1996, in Oakwood Village. She was born April 12, 1900, in Clark County, Ohio, the daughter of Elmer and Ada (SAGER) PATTISON. Mrs. ZERKLE was a devoted homemaker to her family. Survivors include her daughter, Dorotha M. GEARHART of Springfield; her son and daughter-in-law, John E. and Marie ZERKLE of Springfield; one grandson, Stephen T. ZERKLE and his wife, Charlotte of Cincinnati; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles O. ZERKLE; two sisters, Hazel ADAMS, Esta PATTISON, two brothers, John and Oscar PATTISON; and one granddaughter, Rae Lynn ZERKLE. Freeda is the last member of the PATTISON family. Funeral services will be held in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, Thursday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Richard Pettibone of the Lawrenceville United Church of Christ officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Springfield Paramedic Fund.

BOWERS, HUERTA Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, October 15, 1996

Ronald G. BOWERS, 58, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away October 9, 1996, in his residence. He was preceded in death by mother, Clara BOWERS; brother Conrad BOWERS; daughter Rhonda BOWERS; and great grandson, Raymond HUERTA. He is survived by his father, Robert A. BOWERS; brother Jimmy; two sisters, Janice and Cindy; two daughters Penny of Springfield and Teresa of Duarte, CA; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren, all of Duarte, CA. Upon his wishes, he was cremated and he wished no memorial services were held. The family requested, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Diabetic Association.

KISSELL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Thursday, November 7, 1996

Pg 20. South Charleston-- Mary Edna KISSELL, 90, died Tuesday in Community Hospital. Her body will be cremated, burial in Greenlawn Cemetery;arrangements by Jackson Lytle and Ingling Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston Chapel.

DERZINS, DOMBROVSKIS, SNURBIFFM, WENDT Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 17, 1996

Vera (DOMBROVSKIS) WENDT, 68, of Springfield, died Friday evening, November 15, 1996 in her residence. She was born January 10, 1928 in Juanjelgava, Latvia, the daughter of Jakob and Emilija (BERZINS) DOMBROVSKIS. She was retired from the Bosca Corporation, and was a member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. Mrs. WENDT is survived by her husband of 42 years, Rudolf WENDT of Springfield; on son and daughter-in-law, Nick and Beth WENDT of Springfield; two grandchildren, Emily and Alexander WENDT of Springfield; and several nieces ; and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Olga SMIRNOFF; and two brothers, Nikolajs, and John DOMBROVSKIS. Friends may call Monday from 6-8 p.m. in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Dr. J. Peter Pelkonen officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice.

GODAR, GUDE, HONHORST, RYAN, ZINK Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 17, 1996

Elizabeth A. ZINK, 87, of Springfield, died at 10:05 p.m. November 14, 1996, in Eaglewood Care Center, following one and one-half years of failing health. She was born in Springfield on January 20, 1909, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (HONHORST) GUDE. She was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church and Altar Rosary Sodality. She attended Wittenberg University and graduated from Mount St. Joseph College. Survivors include three children and spouses, Joseph J. and Mary Margaret ZINK of Springfield, Margie and Joseph GODAR, George F. ZINK; brother, Father George GUDE, all of Cincinnati; ten grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years, Frank J. in Springfield 1996; and a sister, Adele RYAN. Friends may call Monday in the Conroy Funeral Home, beginning at 11 a.m. until time of funeral mass at 1 p.m. in St. Teresa Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Friends of Mercy.

ANDREWS, SCHEETZ, TOSSEY, WEBSTER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, November 17, 1996

Russell C. WEBSTER, 81, of Springfield, died at 8:20 a.m. Thursday November 14, 1996 in his residence. He was born November 21, 1914 in Dillon County, South Carolina, the son of Robert Chancellor and Mollie (ANDREWS) WEBSTER. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the Army Air Corps. He retired from Navistar in 1976. Mr. WEBSTER was a member of United Auto Workers Local 402, St. Anthony Free and Accepted Masons Lodge 455, Order of Eastern Star Norris Chapter 426 and Northminster Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Audra C. WEBSTER, with whom he celebrated their Fiftieth wedding anniversary on March 8, 1996; a daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Richard TOSSEY; a son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Margie SCHEETZ; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and a brother. Friends may call Sunday from 2-5 p.m. in the Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel. Funeral service will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the Northminster Presbyterian Church with Rev. Frank Sparks officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Contributions may be made in Russell's memory to the Northminster Presbyterian Church, 400 Villa Road, Springfield, Ohio 45503.

LLOYD, STEWART, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 17, 1996

Page 20. Winifred S LLOYD, 92, formerly of South Vienna, died Friday, Dec 13, 1996 at Seminole Nursing Pavillion, Seminole, Florida. She was born December 4, 1904 in Indian Territory, later to become the state of Oklahoma. She and her late husband, Stacy M LLOYD, moved to Springfield in 1927. Mrs. LLOYD taught in the Springfield Public Schools from 1949 to 1975, she was also Principal at Anthony Wayne Elementary School from 1966 to 1971. She had been a member of St Paul Methodist Church since 1932, where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday School, and was a substitute organist. Mrs. LLOYD was an active member of Pilot International and Zonta Service Clubs, Home City Chapter Number 258 Order of Eastern Star, and the American Business Women's Association, for which she also served as President in 1969. Survivors include one son, Dr Stacy S. LLOYD, North Reddington Beach, Florida; one brother, Cecil O STEWART, Yucaipa, California; one granddaughter, Sandra WILLIAMS; and one great-grandson, Stacy William LLOYD. Friends may call from 5-8 pm Thursday, December 19, 1996 in the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 am Friday in the Memorial Home with Rev Joanne Kernitz officiating. Interment will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

FAGERSTROM, KUNKLE, MINNIS, VERMILLION, WALDRON Name of Newspaper is Unk. Springfield, OH Newspaper on Thursday, December 19, 1996

Clara J. FAGERSTROM, 82, of Geneva, Illinois, formerly of Springfield, Ohio, died Thursday, December 19, 1996 at Pine Acres Care Center in DeKalb, Illinois. She was born August 22, 1914 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Wilbur and Elsa (KUNKLE) WALDRON. She was united in marriage on June 4, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois to J. Stanley FAGERSTROM. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband. She is survived by her son, John FAGERSTROM; daughter, Karen MINNIS; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Janet VERMILLION; one nephew and niece. Memorial services were held December 30, 1996 at the Fox Valley Presbyterian Church in Geneva, Illinois.

ELLIOTT, EVELSIZOR, EVILSIZOR, LEIS, SULTZBACH, THOMAS, THWAITTES Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, December 28, 1996

Janet E THWAITTES, 66, died Thursday in Mercy Medical Center in Springfield. She was born March 5, 1930 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Christopher H and Lola (THOMAS) EVILSIZOR. Mrs. Thwaittes was a retired secretary with Don Engle Realty Company. Survivors include a daughter, Deborah A ELLIOTT of Florida; a son and his wife, Randy A and Donna THWAITTES of Kentucky; two brothers, Robert L and Barbara EVELSIZER of Columbus, Ohio, and Richard A and Ruth EVELSIZOR of Arizona; grandchildren, Julia and Christopher THWAITTES ; long time companion, Walter P LEIS of Springfield; cousin Norma SULTZBACH; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home with services being held on Monday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Julie Carmean of Central United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Lung Association

ANDERSON, BRUBAKER, FERRYMAN, SMITH, STANLEY, WALTER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, December 31, 1996

Alice E. FERRYMAN, 79, of Springfield passed away Tuesday. December 31, 1996 at 6:30 p.m. in Hope House Manor. She was born April 14, 1917 in Mechan-icsburg, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph A. and Eva Della (STANLEY) ANDERSON and lived in Springfield most of her life. Mrs. Ferryman was a member of the Daughters of America Chapter number 33 and Fidelia Rebecca Lodge number 12. Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Betty SMITH, Shirley and Ronnie WALTER, all of Springfield; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Steven and Peggy FERRYMAN, of Springfield, Richard FERRYMAN of Centerville; nine grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and very dear friend, Lelia Knight. She was preceded in death by her wonderful husband of 60 years Earl O. FERRYMAN; one daughter, Evelyn FERRYMAN BRUBAKER; one sister; and two brothers. Friends may call in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Clifton Avenue Church of God with Rev. Donald A. Cox and Rev. Sam Wollum officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.

ACKERMAN, CANAN, CURTIS, DINKEL, STOCKTON Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 3, 1997

Page 20. Leonard C. DINKEL, 79, of Springfield, died Monday afternoon December 30, 1996 in Eaglewood Care Center. He was born March 18, 1917 in Springfield,Ohio, the son of Leonard H. and Louise (CURTIS) DINKEL. Mr. DINKEL was a lifelong member of St.. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, a member of the American Legion, the United Auto Work-ers Local 402, and the Cardinal Squares Dance Club. He was a retired welder from Navistar International and was a Veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Africa and European Theatres during World War II. Survivors include his sister and brother-in-law, Margaret (DINKEL) and Bob STOCKTON; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Bettie Liska of Springfield. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Helen (ACKERMAN) DINKEL; and one niece, Nancy (STOCKTON) CANAN. Friends may call Thursday Littleton & Rue…(rest cut off)

MILLER, SCHMIDLIN, SPARROW Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 3, 1997

Martin H. MILLER, 80, of Springfield, died Wednesday morning in his residence. He was born May 27, 1916 in Springfield, the son of Lyman and Freda (SCHMIDLIN) MILLER. Mr. Miller retired from Cooper Industries after 45 years of service, attended Ohio Western Business College, was member of the National Association of Cost Accountants, United Appeals Budget Committee Past Chairman of the St. Lukes Lutheran Church Council, former member of the Chamber of Commerce Flood Control Committee (committee responsible for the start of the Brown Reservoir) member of the Polo Club having served on the board, and former President of the Mad River Antique Study Club. Most recently he was member of the Faith in Christ Lutheran Church C.H.I.E.F., Community Hospital Association, Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio Historical Association, Clark County Historical Society, George Rogers Clark Heritage Association, Elderly United, and A.A.R.P. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Jean (SPARROW) MILLER; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Mark MILLER of Columbus, and Michael and Tina MILLER of Springfield; and a granddaughter, Erin MILLER of Springfield. Friends may call Friday from 6-8 p.m. in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, in the Ferncliff Cemetery, with Pastor Michael Johnson officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith in Christ Lutheran Church, 1603 Moorefield Road.

CARPENTER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 3, 1997

Evelyn CARPENTER, 83, died Monday in amilton, Ohio. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Saturday at Ferncliff Cemetery; services there 11 a.m. Saturday. Arrangements by Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home

FERRYMAN Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 3, 1997

Alice E. FERRYMAN, 79 of Springfield, died Tuesday at Hope House Manor, Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home; service 2 p.m. Saturday at the Clifton Avenue Church of God; burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg.

HAUSS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 3, 1997

Lucretia HAUSS, 85, of Springfield, died Tuesday at the Franciscan at Schroder. Burial 1 p.m. Friday in the Franciscan at Schroder Chapel. Arrangements by Zettler Funeral Home, Hamilton, Ohio

PERRY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 3, 1997

Russell L. PERRY, 61, of Springfield, died Tuesday in Community Hospital. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home; service 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ in Christian Union, 1617 Beacon St; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

DILLARD, INLOW, JONES, KNISLEY, OVERHOUSER, PERRY, POLLEY, REDDER, TINCHER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 3, 1997

Russell L. PERRY, 61, of Springfield, died Tuesday afternoon, December 31, 1996 in Community Hospital. He was born June 21, 1935 in Portsmouth, Ohio, the son of Russell E. and Ruth E. (INLOW) PERRY. Mr. PERRY was an active member of the Beacon Street Church of Christ in Christian Union where he served as First Elder and enjoyed golfing. He was a welder at Navistar International for 35 years, was employed part-time with H & R Block, and was a Veteran of the Air National Guard. Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Mary Ann (POLLEY) PERRY; two daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and Daniel REDDER of Xenia, Beverly and Bill JONES Jr., of Springfield; one son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Tina PERRY of South Charleston; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Esther and Jim OVERHOUSER of Tennessee, Wilma and Richard TINCHER of Springfield, Zelma and John DILLARD of Springfield, Linda and Rev. Wayne KNISLEY of Jeffersonville; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Ray and Carolyn PERRY of Springfield, Earl and Barbara PERRY of Springfield, David and Suzi PERRY of New Carlisle; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends may call Friday from 6-8 p.m. in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Beacon Street Church of Christ in Christian Union with Rev. David Glauner officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.

ADAMS, BUSHNALL, LTTLE, TEMPLE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 3, 1997

Bessie C. ADAMS, 90, of Springfield died Wednesday evening, January 1, 1997 in Community Hospital. She was born April 3, 1906 in London, Ohio, the daughter of William and Bessie (BUSHNALL) LITTLE. Survivors include four sons and three daughters-in-law, Jim and Nancy ADAMS of South Vienna, William and Cheryl ADAMS of Mount Sterling, Robert ADAMS of Springfield, Don and Carolyn ADAMS of Mount Sterling; one sister, Amanda TEMPLE of Springfield; numerous grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. ADAMS, Sr.; three daughters; one sister; four brothers. Funeral services will be held in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield Monday at 10 a.m. with Pastor John Taylor of the Trinity Missionary Church officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Rose Hill Park.

CLIFF, JOHNSON, MCDANIEL, MIMS, STARK, WILLIAMS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 3, 1997

Winifred E. STARK, 85, of 1707 East High Street, died Tuesday, December 31, 1996 at 10:40 a.m. in Community Hospital. She was born July 7, 1911 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a daughter of Warren and Nannie (CLIFF) MCDANIEL. Mrs. STARK was a member of the Trinity A.M.E. Church and the Sprig of Myrtle Court number 17. She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn JOHNSON of Springfield; a sister, Maybelle MIMS of Springfield, four grandchildren Daryl JOHNSON, Lisa and her husband, Johnny WILLIAMS, Ken JOHNSON, and Beth JOHNSON; eleven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a number of nephews; nieces; cousins and friends. Visitation will be held Friday, January 3, 1997 from 11-3 p.m. in the Trinity A.M.E. Church, lodge services 1 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Church with the Rev. James M. Tate, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Robert C. Henry Funeral Home.

CURTIS, DINKEL Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 3, 1997

Leonard C. DINKEL, 79, of Springfield, died Monday afternoon, December 30, 1996 in Eaglewood Care Center. He was born March 18, 1917 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Leonard H. and Louise (CURTIS) DINKEL. Mr. DINKEL was a lifelong member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, a member of the American Legion, the United Auto Workers Local 402, and the Cardinal Square Dance Club. He was a retired welder from Navistar International and was a Veteran of the United States Army, serving in the African and European Theatres during World War II. Funeral services will be held in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield, Friday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Allen Dietz officiating. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church.

BLUMMENSCHEIN, NEER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 5, 1997

Wilma C. NEER, 82, of Milcrest Nursing Home, Marysville, Ohio, formerly of Springfield, died Sunday morning in her home after a short illness. She was born on June 12, 1904 in Milford Center, Ohio, and was a retired school teacher with the Springfield Public School System. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene. Survivors include a son, Dr. William NEER of Springfield; a niece, Diane BLUMMENSCHEIN of Marysville; two grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Funeral services at Mannasmith-Hale Funeral Home, Marysville, Ohio. Interment in Maple Grove Cemetery in Mechanicsburg, Ohio.

CALVERT, COUGHLIN, SLOTTEN, VANDERVORT, WARNER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 5, 1997

Page 8D. Helen Elizabeth CALVERT, 98, of Beavercreek, Ohio, formerly of Springfield, died January 2, 1997 at 8:58 p.m. in the Trinity Retirement Community. The daughter of Thomas L. and Elta F. (WARNER) CALVERT, she was born in Clark County, Ohio near Selma. Helen was a Birthright member of Green Plains Meeting, also a member of United Church of Christ in Springfield, Ohio; and Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, and Clark County, Ohio retired Teach-ers. She taught school for 39 years in Clark County at Selma, Catawba, New Moorefield, Ried and Shawnee School. Helen graduated from Selma High School and Earlham College in 1921, she attended Columbia University in New York City, New York. Survivors include, three nieces, Martha SLOTTEN of Carlisle Pennsylvania, Mary Louise VANDERVORT of Wilmington, Ohio, Virginia COUGHLIN of Cincinnati, Ohio; one nephew, James CALVERT of Sacramento, California; also several great nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Leland S. and Donald J. CALVERT. Graveside services will be held Green Plains Meeting, Little Brick Cemetery near Selma in Clark County, Ohio 10:30 a.m. Monday, Janu-ary 6, 1997 with Minister Joseph Neal officiating. Burial will be in Green Plains Meeting Little Brick Cemetery under the direction of Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 North South Street Wilmington, Ohio. Memorial contributions to Green Plains Meeting c/o Frances Battin Treasurer 7554 Battin Howell Road, South Charleston, Ohio 45368

ALDRIDGE, ARNOLD, DANIELS, GILLIAM, HADEN, HEATH, INSKEEP, SPANGLER Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 7, 1997

Page 13. Chester N. ALDRIDGE, 80, of Springfield died Saturday, Jan. 4, 1997, in the Good Shepherd Nursing home. He was born August 6, 1916, in New Moorefield, Ohio the son of Albert. and Ida Mae (INSKEEP) ALDRIDGE. He was an airplane electrician for Wright Patterson Air Force Base for 31 years. Mr. ALDRIDGE is survived by his wife of 58 years, Grace (HEATH) ALDRIDGE of Springfield; a daugh-ter, Sandra ARNOLD of Wilmington; four sisters and a brother-in-law, Marguerite GILLIAM, Evelyn HADEN, and Betty DANIELS all of Florida, and Louise and Jack SPANGLER of Xenia; one brother and sister-in-law, Raymand and Jessie ALDRIDGE of Springfield; two grandchildren, Deanne ARNOLD of Morrow, and Brian ARNOLD of Sabina; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; and one grandson, Jef-fery ARNOLD. Friends may call Tuesday from 12-2 p.m. in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield where services will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Joachim Wilck of Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be it Glen Haven Memorial Garden.

ALEXANDER, MCGREGOR, THOMAS, WIGGINS, WINKS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 7, 1997

Jeanette MCGREGOR, 87, of Springfield, died Sunday evening, January 5, 1997 in Mercy Medical Center. She was born February 24, 1909 in Springfield, the daughter of Warren and Agnes ALEXANDER and was a life-long resident of Springfield. Jeannette was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, Junior Service League, Monday Afternoon Club, Springfield Country Club and Past-President of Young Woman's Mission. She attended Wittenberg University and taught school in Springfield for many years. The beloved wife, mother and grandmother was in failing health for the past several years and had lived at Eaglewood Care Center since June. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, David MCGREGOR; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandy and Bill WINKS of Springfield, Mary and Jim WIGGINS of Falls Church, Virginia; two grand-daughters and one grandson, Anne and David WINKS of Springfield, Cathy and her husband, Jay THOMAS of Springfield, Virginia; and a great- -grandson, Daniel THOMAS. Memorial services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church with Pastor Thomas R. Stout officiating. Friends may visit with the family following the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 113 East Church Street, Urbana or Covenant Presbyterian Church, 201 North Limestone Street, Springfield, Ohio 45504. The family is being served by the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Springfield.

BENCH, BURTON, CHAFFIN, GOODBAR, INGLING, NICHOLS Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Monday, January 13, 1997

Thelma Fern (CHAFFIN) INGLING, 90, of South Charleston, went home to be with her Lord at 3:55 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13, 1997 in her residence. She was born May 2, 1906 in Cabin Creek, West Virginia, the daughter of William A. and Flora (BURTON) CHAFFIN. She was a graduate of Springfield High School and had lived in South Charleston since 1950. Along with her husband, Mrs. INGLING operated the Ingling Funeral Home in South Charleston. She was a member of the South Charleston United Method-ist Church since 1950 and had participated in the United Methodist Women, the Women's Chris-tian Temperance Union, the Monday Night Club the South Charleston Community Club and the Garden Club. Mrs. INGLING was also a faithful supporter of the South Charleston Community Prayer Breakfast. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Jerry GOODBAR of South Charleston; four grandchildren, Jill (Donald) BENCH, Joy (Brad) CANNING, Jeffrey GOODBAR and his fiance, Melissa NICHOLS, an JeriAnn GOODBAR; one great-granddaughter, Leaf BENCH; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Phyllis INGLING; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband George INGLING; three brothers; and two sisters. Mrs. Ingling was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday from 3 til 8 p.m. the Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, South Charleston Chapel. Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in the South Charleston United Methodist Church . Interment in Greenlawn Cemetery.

FRANZEN, LEE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Tuesday, January 14, 1997

Page 13. Albert L. "Ob" FRANZEN, 91, of Springfield, died at 10:55 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 1997 in Community Hospital follow-ing a brief illness. He was born in Springfield, Ohio June 16, 1905, the son of Peter J. and Ida (GOODYEAR) FRANZEN. He was employed as a tool and die maker for various local machine shops and prior to that owned and operated FRANZEN's Drug Store on Lagonda Avenue for a number of years. He was a member of the St. Bernard Catholic Church. He is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, George J. and Jeannette FRANZEN; a number of nieces and nephews and dear friends, Ed and Barbara Clarkson and family. He was pre-ceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth in 1969; two brothers, John and Paul; and three sisters, Marga-ret and Adele FRANZEN and Helen LEE. Friends may call in the Conroy Funeral Home from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am. Thursday in St. Bernard Church. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery.

MCKEEVER, SHERROW Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 17, 1997

Cora Katheryn MCKEEVER, 88, formerly of 1707 East High Street and recently of the International Order of Odd Fellows Home died Wednesday, January 16, 1997. She was born in Ross County, Ohio on December 25, 1908, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel SHERROW. Mrs. MCKEEVER had worked at the Odd Fellows Home and Mercy Medical Center in the Food Service Department. She attended Maiden Lane Church of God and was a member of the Star of the East, Rebekah's. She was the last of her immediate family and is survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon, Saturday in the Maiden Lane Church of God with Rev. Ralph Hatch officiating. Friends may call for one house prior to the service. Burial will be in Glen Haven memorial Gardens. In lieu of Flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Maiden Lane Church of God Mission's Fund.

HARROD, MCCONKEY, RAEUCHLE, SITES, STEELE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 17, 1997

Jane S. RAEUCHLE, 79, of 211 West State Street, Botkins, Ohio, died at 8:30 a.m. January 15, 1997 in Wilson Memorial Hospital. She had been a seamstress. She was a member of the South Vienna United Methodist Church in South Vienna, attended St. Paul Lutheran Church in Botkins and was a fifty year member of the Anna Gilbert Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star and Past Worthy Matron. She was born September 26, 1917 in New Moorefield, Ohio to Carl A. and Amy C. (MCCONKEY) STEELE. She married Max E. STITES on may 17, 1935. She is survived by children, Charles STITES of Alexandria, Virginia, Mrs. Jerry (Carolyn) HARROD and Jane E. RAEUCHLE, both of Botkins and Bill RAEUCHLE of Ostrander, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband on may 16, 1952; one brother and one sister. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Cromes Funeral Home with her nephew, Rev. David STEELE and Rev. Richard Jesse officiating. Burial will be in Clark County South Vienna Cemetery, South Vienna, Ohio at 12 noon on Saturday. Friends may call at Cromes Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. Friday. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or Anna Botkins Rescue Squad.

CHASTAIN, COPPESS, KNOLL, RIFFLE, SUMMERS, SWANK, TAYLOR Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 17, 1997

Thurman Dale COPPESS, 74, of Medway, Ohio died at 10:15 p.m. Monday, January 13, 1997 in Hope House Manor, Springfield. He was born December 21, 1922 in Greenville, Ohio, the son of John Calvin and Jennie Dale (KNOLL) COPPESS, and was reared in Ansonia, Ohio. He was an United States Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, worked as a printer at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, retiring after 29 years of service, and was co-founder of Graphic Printing in New Carlisle. He was a member of Free and Accepted Masons number 100, New Carlisle, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post number 9684, Medway, and was an avid fisherman. Thurman was preceded in death by two sisters, Ione SWANK and Hazel RIFFLE. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Mary (SUMMERS) COPPESS; four sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Doris COPPESS of Enon, Ohio, Steven and April COPPESS, Terry and Teresa COPPESS, Mark and Sandra COPPESS all of Medway; nine grandchildren, Faith (COPPESS) TAYLOR, Eric, Steven, Alana, Terry, Justin, Ashley, Karen and Clark COPPESS; two brothers, Gerald COPPESS and Lowell COPPESS both of Ansonia; cousin, Stella CHASTAIN of San Diego, California; other relatives and friends. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.

KUNK, LAWLER, LOTHSCHUETZ, MURPHY Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Friday, January 17, 1997

M. Dolores LAWLER, 85, of 2107 Summit Pointe, Scranton, Pennsylvania, died early Tuesday morning in Mercy Hospital after a brief illness. She was the widow of James B. LAWLER. She was born in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of the late Oscar and Agnes M. LOTHSCHUETZ KUNK. She was a graduate of St. Bernard's High School and attended Mount Saint Joseph's College in Cincinnati. Upon retirement, she was employed at the Olyphant Post Office. She was a communicant of Saint Patrick's Church, Olyphant. Her organizations include The Century Club, The Association of Retired Federal Employees, St. Patrick's Society Scranton Reading Club and the Federation of Democratic Women of Lackawanna County. She was a charter member of the Mi-Valley Hospital Auxiliary. Dolores is survived by her twin daughters, Mary MURPHY, Tunkhannock, Special Education Supervisor for NEIU 19 and Patty, Scranton, a teacher in Lakeland School District; a brother, Paul, Louisville, Kentucky; one grandson, Jin; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene. The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from the Glinksy Funeral Home, Grant Street, Olyphant. Friends may call from2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Ann Basilica and The Scranton Public Library.

JACOBSON, SELLMAN, SEVERT, TYREE Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Sunday, January 19, 1997

Page 8D. Louis SEVERT, JR., 71, formerly of Springfield, Ohio and Naples, Florida, died Monday Monday, January 13, 1997 at Memorial Medical Center Midcity, New Orleans, Louisiana, following a massive heart attack. He was born in Springfield on January 29 1925 and was a veteran of World War II, United State Navy. He retired in 1975 as a Lieutenant on the Springfield Fire Division after 23 years of service. He was the son of Louis P. and Mildred SEVERT and was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Ruth SELLMAN. Survivors include his wife, Carole G. SEVERT, currently of New Orleans; his daughter and son-in-law, Maryellen and Bruce JACOBSON of Springfield; two grandsons, Daniel C. JACOBSON and his wife, Rachele and Justin M. JACOBSON and his fiance, Charlene MOWELL; and a niece, Tomalee TYREE and her husband, Larry. Cremation was handled by Richardson Funeral Home, Kenner, Louisiana. Memorials may be made to the Community Hospital Independent Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 1228, Springfield, Ohio 45501 or to the donor's favorite charity.

BEECE, BOWSHIER, DOUGHERTY, FISHER, NORMAN, PENWELL, SACKS, STOCKDALE, STROUP Name of Newspaper is News-Sun, Springfield, OH on Saturday, January 25, 1997

Page 18. Edward E "John" PENWELL, 77, of Springfield, died at 9 am Sunday, January 19, 1997 in Veterans Medical Center, Dayton. He was born September 22, 1919 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Harvey and Alice (STROUP) PENWELL. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the United States Army, having received silver stars and a purple heart for his service. He was a life member of the Veterans of foreign War Post 1031 and a life member of Disable American Veterans. He was a retired painter from the Champion Company following 23 years' service. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Michael BOWSHIER of Springfield, with whom he made his home ; two granddaughters ; and two great-granddaughters ; a brother, Harvey PENWELL, Jr of Columbus, Ohio ; two sisters, Julia FISHER of Springfield and Patricia SACKS of Hollywood, Florida ; several nieces and nephews ; and a special friends, Roy BEECE of Bellbrook, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret PENWELL on May 28, 1995 ; his parents ; a brother, Grover "Jake" DOUGHERTY; and two sisters, Grace STOCKDALE and Vivian NORMAN. Friends may call Sunday, January 26, 1997 from 2-5 in the Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 pm with Rev Carl E Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park.


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