Obituaries for Surnames beginning with "A"
Albert G. Abernethy
Dayton Journal – August 18, 1875, Pg 1
At the National Home for D.V.S. near Dayton, Ohio, on August 15th, 1875, Albert G. Abernethy, aged 28 years.
Nora Bell Abray
Dayton Daily News – August 2, 1925, Pg 6
Funeral services of Mrs. Nora Bell Abray, 47, wife of Bert R. Abray, who died Thursday night, will be held at 10 o'clock Monday morning at Robert Reisinger's funeral parlors. "Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery.
Dayton Journal – September 20, 1872
Near Paintersville, Greene county, on the 13th instant, Miss Luella Adams, daughter of Jackson Adams.
Dayton Journal Herald - February 9, 1966, Pg 30
RETIRED MINISTER DIES AT HOME
Rev. Ambrose Aegerter, an Evangelical United Brethren (EUB) minister since 1923, died at his home yesterday after a long illness. A native of Cambridge, O., he resided at 1849 Fauver avenue.
After graduating from the Cincinnati School of Theology and the Evangelical Theology seminary at Napierville, Ill. in 1923, Mr. Aegerter serves [sic] as pastorate for EUB churches in Evansville, Indianapolis and Kendalville, Ind., before coming to Dayton in 1943.
Mr. Aegerter served as pastor of the Wayne Avenue EUB church, Wayne and Xenia avenues, for 10 years, then became the pastor of the First Miamisburg EUB church in 1953, where he remained until his retirement in June, 1959.
Survivors include his wife, Hannah H.; two daughters, Mrs. Roma Wilson, of Spencer, Ind., and Mrs. Helen Heinmiller, of Dayton; six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Services for Mr. Aegerter will be announced by the Schlientz and Moore funeral home, 1632, Wayne avenue, today.
Charles Henry Ake
Dayton Daily News - March 5, 1919, Pg 23, Col 5
Funeral services of Charles Henry Ake, will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the residence, 626 North Taylor street. Burial will be made in Willowview cemetery.
Dayton Daily Journal - August 18, 1882, Pg 1
On the 14th Inst., at her residence near Centreville, of general debility, Mrs. Dora, wife of Henry Albrecht, aged about 70 years.
Dayton Journal - June 18, 1967, Pg 9C
ALDAY, Mrs. Emelia, age 95, formerly of Henry St., died Saturday at Bethany Lutheran village. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Survived by a sister, Mrs. Charles Stickel; a niece, Mrs. Todd Mumma; 2 nephews, Edwin and Carl Stickley. Services 11:15 a.m. Tuesday from the Geo. Miller and Son Funeral Home, 850 S. Main St. by pastor Walter P. Schmidt. Burial at Woodland cemetery. No visitation. Please omit flowers. The family suggests memorials be given the Bethany Lutheran Village.
Dayton Daily News - August 1, 1881, Pg 4
At the National Home for D. V. S., near Dayton, Ohio, on August 1st, 1991, Antoine Alder, aged 55 years, late of Company A, 55th Regiment New York. Cause of death, congestion of brain.
Dayton Daily News - March 1, 1935, Pg 4, Cols. 5-7
FORMER SLAVE, 109, DIES HERE
Horace Alexander, 109, a slave in the south before the Civil War, when he was freed, died Friday at 6:30 a.m. at Good Samaritan hospital. He had been ill for several weeks, going to the hospital Feb. 21.
Born of parents who were both slaves, at Cumberland, Ky., Alexander was owned by a family named Allen. Many times he had told of seeing groups of native Africans who were brought to this country to be sold, while he was supervisor of the other slaves at the Allen home. He also remembered and told of how his owners had concealed him in straw piles when soldiers had visited the Allen home in search of slaves to recruit in the army, and kept him hidden there until after they had departed.
He was 36 years old when the Civil War began, 60 years old when the first electric street railway began operation, 77 years old when the first radio message was sent, and 89 when the World War began.
His first wife died 50 years ago, and his second wife 12 years ago. His only son died a number of years ago. He came to Dayton in 1897 from Memphis, Tenn.
Alexander made his home at times with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bridges, 631 Nassua St. Bridges, himself 78, had also been owned by the Allen family as a slave. His only surviving relative is a brother-in-law, Joseph Cury, Company 9, Soldiers Home.
Emma Laura Allard
Dayton Daily News - March 28, 1907, Pg 13
ALLARD--Emma Laura, daughter of Emil and Elizabeth Allard, Wednesday, March 27, 1907, at 4 p. m., aged 16 years, 1 day. Funeral Saturday, March 30, at 2 p. m. from the residence, 37 Costello st. Friends invited. Interment Woodland.
Dayton Daily News – October 9, 1921, Pg 21
OLDEST DAYTON B. & O. EMPLOYEE TAKEN BY DEATH
John Allen, veteran railroad man, died Saturday at his residence, 914 Washington street. He was 77.
Allen was the oldest employe of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad here. He had seen 53 years of service.
Funeral services will be held from the residence Tuesday morning at 7:30 and from Sacred Heart church at 8. Burial in Calvary.
His widow; two sons, John and Harvey, and a daughter, Margaret, survive him.
Dayton Daily News - June 3, 1892, Pg 1, Col 4
At the Central Branch, National Home for D.V.S., June 2d, 1892, Charles Allinger, late of Company D, 2d Regiment Missouri. Cause of death, pneumonia.
Dayton Daily News - October 2, 1993, Pg 9D
AMBURGEY, Burchel, age 67, of Huber Heights, passed away Friday, October 1, 1993 at his residence. Mr. Amburgey was a former employee of the Dayton Tire & Rubber Company. He is survived by his wife, Arminia; daughters, Teresa Maddock of New Carlisle, Tammy Murdock of Texas, Penny Alberts of North Carolina, Beth Watson of Florida, & Angel Mitchell of Indiana; sons, Ronnie of Beavercreek, Burch of Fairborn, Timmy of Hillsboro, Robert & Shawn, both of Dayton; numerous grandchildren; & great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services 1 P.M. Monday at the Marker & Heller Funeral Home, Huber Heights Chapel, 5844 Old Troy Pike. Interment in the Trissel Cemetery. COMBS, Percy, age 75, of Bellbrook, passed away Friday, October 1, 1993 at Kettering Medical Center. World War II Army Vet. He is survived by his wife, Ola; 2 sons, Chester Combs of Dayton and Odie Combs of Bellbrook; 5 grandchildren, Susan Goeke, Robin Harbeck, Rhonda Regginello, Stephanie Garcia and Matthew Combs; 7 great-grandchildren; 1 brother, Joe Combs of Indiana; 2 sisters, Frieda Ritchie and Hama Isom, both of Tiffin. Funeral Services 11 A.M. Monday, October 4 at Tobias-Conner Funeral Home, 92 W. Franklin St., (St. Rt. 725) Bellbrook. Burial Bellbrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends 10-11 A.M. Monday at the funeral home.
Dayton Daily News - June 19, 1916, Pg 10
The death of Charles Anderson, 58, occurred Sunday night at the residence, 331 Horace street after an attack of apoplexy, which he suffered Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Davis Sewing Machine company.
Mr. Anderson was a well known residence of Dayton, where he had lived 30 years. He had worked at the Davis Sewing Machine company as a carriage painter for a long time, and was well thought of by employers and fellow employes [sic]. He leaves his wife and three children.
Funeral arrangements have not been made.
Dayton Daily News - June 21, 1916, Pg 18
Charles Anderson--Funeral services of Charles Anderson were held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the residence, 133 Horace street. Interment was made in Woodland cemetery.
Dayton Daily News – April 12, 1939
Funeral services and burial will be held in Dundas, Ill., for Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson, 78, who died at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the residence of her son, Edward, of 206 Grosvenor av., following a brief illness. She was the widow of Miller Anderson, who died Feb. 13. Surviving are her son; one brother, Henry Kleim, of Petersburg, Ind.; three sisters, Mrs. Rose Shivley, of Bucyrus; Mrs. Sophia Adams, of West Liberty, Ill., and Mrs. Mary Thomas, in Indiana.
Dayton Daily News - June 18, 1967, Pg 9C
ANDERSON, Mrs. Goldie, age 79, of 6018 Jassamine Dr., passed away Friday. She was a member of the Rosary Altar Society, St. Henry Church who will hold services 7:30 p.m. Monday. Survived by a daughter, Mrs. Joseph (Esther) Soehner with whom she made her home; 2 grandchildren. Funeral Tuesday, 9:45 a.m., Meyer and Boehmer Funeral Home, 1733 Brown St. 10:30 a.m. Requiem High Mass St. Henry Church. Burial, Calvary cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, 4-9 p.m.
Dayton Daily News - June 1, 1923, Pg 42, Col 7
The funeral of Mrs. Louise Angle, 75, widow of the late Peter Angle, who died at Miami Valley hospital at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon after an illness of nine weeks, will be conducted at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the residence of Alfred Angle, 1411 S. Wayne av. Burial will be made in Woodland cemetery. Mrs. Angle came here three years ago and has been making her home with her son. She leaves three sons and four daughters.
Robert H. Annegers
Dayton Daily News – August 4, 1946
Funeral services for Robert H. Annegers, 61, former Dayton deputy sheriff, who died at 9:30 a.m. Friday at his home on Artz rd., R.R.3, New Carlisle, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the residence with burial in Mennonite cemetery. Rev. G. R. Jacobi will conduct the service.
Dayton Daily News - October 29, 1898, Pg 5, Col 1
The death of Mr. Al Anness at his home in Cincinnati after a short illness is announced. Mr. Anness was 22 years old and a member of the First Regiment of Hamilton, O. He was well thought of by his many friends in Dayton and Hamilton. He was born in Corinth, Grant County, Ky., where he was buried today. He was a brother of Mr. J. T. Anness, who has been with the Stoddard Bicycle Company of this place, for the past two years.
Dayton Daily News - April 23, 1932, Pg 18
Mrs. Sybilla Apple [nee Belleman]
Mrs. Sybilla Apple, 80, died at 9 am Saturday at the residence, 117 Fluhart Ave. She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Albert Slonaker, two grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Davis Woodman and Mrs. Albert Eagle.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 pm Tuesday at the residence and at 2:30 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.
Dayton Daily News – April 12, 1939
Funeral services and burial will be held in Miamisburg for Harry Arend, 62, engineer employed at the Oakwood waterworks, who died at 6:10 a.m. Tuesday at the Miami Valley hospital. He resided at 22 Monteray av., Oakwood, and is survived by his widow, Laura; a daughter, Barbara, and several brothers and sisters. He was a former resident of Miamisburg.
Dayton Daily News - July 5, 1934, Pg 20
Mrs. Elizabeth Arndts, 69, died Wednesday at 3:21 a. m. at St. Elizabeth hospital. She leaves three sons, William, Joseph and Theodore; four daughters, Mrs. Martha Heffner, Mrs. Regina Wick, Mrs. Christina Clark and Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson, and 22 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Saturday at the Westbrock funeral home. Burial will be in Woodland cemetery.
Gerhard J. Arndts
Dayton Daily News - March 7, 1952, Pg 35
Services for Gerhard J. Arndts, 97, of 2708 Koehler av., will be held at 8:45 a. m. Monday at the Westbrock funeral home, 1712 Wayne av., and at a requiem high mass at 9 a. m. at Queen of Martyrs church. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery and friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p. m. Sunday. Mr. Arndts died Thursday morning. He was a native of Holland and had lived in Dayton for 61 years. Survivors are three sons, Theodore L. and William G., of Dayton, and John J. of Philadelphia.
Dayton Daily News – October 22, 1950
Services for Mrs. Marie Arnold, 60, of 1403 Pursell av., who died early Saturday at her residence, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Schlientz and Moore funeral home, 1632 Wayne avenue. Dr. W. R. Brunewald will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Monday.
Dayton Daily News - December 29, 1913, Pg 7, Col 3
The body of William Arnold, who died Thursday at his home, 36 Ziegler street, was sent to his former home in Hamilton for burial Sunday morning, at 8 o'clock.
John D. Arras
Dayton Daily Journal - December 23, 1907, Pg 1
FORMER DAYTONIAN DIES IN COLUMBUS
John D. Arras died Saturday morning after an illness of six months with diabetes. Mr. Arras was born in Columbus in 1852. When 11 years of age he came to this city and for ten years was employed in the postal service. Later he was engaged in the awning and tent business. Eighteen years ago he returned to Columbus and established the Columbus Tent and Awning Company, in which he continued until a year ago, when ill-health compelled his retirement.
Goodale Lodge of Masons will have charge of the funeral services Tuesday afternoon and the Scottish Rite ring ceremony will be used.
Mr. Arras leaves a widow and one son, Edmund F. Arras, and a sister, Mrs. George W. Davidson, of this city.
Seldon M. Averill
Dayton Journal – August 20, 1875, Pg 1
Thursday morning, at 9 o'clock, Seldon M. Averill, of consumption, at his residence, No. 212 Madriver street, aged 34 years. Funeral this afternoon at 3 o'clock, from Raper Chapel. Friends invited. Interment, Woodland.
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