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Monroe County Obituaries

1969

 

 

Ankrom, Chancy Ankrom

Source:  The Canton [Ohio] Repository; 8 May 1969

ANKROM

CHANCY, 86, formerly of 818 Walnut ave. NE passed away Wednesday at the Stark Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.  He was a retired Republic Steel Co. employee and a resident of the area for 30 years.  He was preceded in death by his wife Freda K. on Feb. 21, 1961.  He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Eloise Postlewaite of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.  A son, Paul of Punta Gorda, Florida.  A brother, Hila of Woodsfield, Ohio.  Six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  Services will be held Saturday afternoon at the Dudley Funeral Home, 1015 N. Dixie Highway, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.  Interment will be at Bellevue Memorial Park Mausoleum.  Daytona Beach, Fla.

                                                        (Arnolds  456-7291)

 

Beveridge,  Goldie C. Diehl Beveridge, nee Harrison

Source:  The Oklahoman; 1 Jul 1969

City  Woman's  Rites  Pending

        Mrs. Goldie C. Beveridge, 81, of 2001 NW 17, died Monday at South Community Hospital following an extended illness.

        Survivors include her husband, Charley; a son, Forrest Diehl, San Francisco, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Gladys Bailey, 600 NW 34; three stepsons, Mayburn Beveridge, Melbourne, Fla.; Cecil Beveridge, 52- NW Hill, and Theodore Beveridge, Fort Worth; a brother, Grover Harrison Sr., Clinton, Mo. and a sister, Mrs. Ray Butrick,  Springfield, Mo.

        Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Smith & Kernke Funeral Home with burial in Clinton, Mo.

Submitter's Note: Below is a second obituary:

Beveridge, Goldie Diehl Beveridge, nee Harrison

Source:  The Clinton [Missouri] Daily Democrat; Wednesday, July 2, 1969

        Graveside services for Mrs. Goldie Diehl Beveridge will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 3, in Englewood with the reverend Elroy Hines officiating.  Consalus Funeral home is in charge.

        Mrs. Beveridge, a former Clintonian, died Monday in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Survivors include her brother, Grover Harrison, Sr., Clinton.

 

Biedenbach, Ambrose Joseph Biedenbach

Source: The Zanesville Times Recorder, dated, 02 Oct 1969:
(Ambrose Joseph Biedenbach was born on 19 Apr 1896 in Monroe Co., OH. He died on 01 Oct 1969 in Caldwell, Noble Co., OH.)

Ambrose J. Biedenbach, 73, of 304 Belford Street, Caldwell, a retired farmer, died at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 1) at Good Samaritan Hospital where he had been a patient several days. He was born April 19, 1896, in Monroe County, a son of Joseph and Barbara Muth Biedenbach. He resided on a farm on Lewisville Route 2 for many years.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Gertrude Biedenbach; four daughters, Mrs. Dean (Anna Margaret) Maxwell of Malta, Mrs. Gilbert (Lucille) Huffman of Lewisville Route 2, Mrs. Blair (Stella) Brown of Midway and Mrs. Denver (Phyllis) Schell of Caldwell Route; a son, Paul Biedenbach of Sarahsville; five sisters, Mrs. Helen Ehlermann of Caldwell, Mrs. Josephine Bosold, Mrs. Anna Weisend, and Mrs. Mary Kuhn, all of Canton, and Mrs. Christine Stiner of Yuma, Ariz; three brothers, Clarence of Oregon, Henry of Cambridge and Edmund of Lewisville Route 1; 32 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A daughter and two brothers are deceased.

Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Brubach Funeral Home in Summerfield where the Rosary will be recited at 8:30 p.m. Requiem mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Stephens Catholic Church in Caldwell with Rev. Fr. Lawrence Luciana officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Cemetery at Caldwell.

 

Biedenbach, Anthony J. Biedenbach

Source: The Zanesville Times Recorder dated, 02 Jul 1969:
Anthony J. Biedenbach was born on 13 May 1892 in Monroe Co., OH. He died on 01 Jul 1969 in Barnesville, Belmont Co. OH)

Barnesville -- Anthony J. Biedenbach, 77, of 306 West South Street, a retired farmer, died at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 1) at Barnesville Hospital where he had been a patient for two weeks. He was born May 13, 1892, in Monroe County, a son of Joseph and Barbara Muth Biedenbach. Mr. Biedenbach was a member of the Church of the Assumption, the Holy Name Society, and the Barnesville Post of the American Legion. He was a veteran of World War I.

Surviving are his widow, Ellen; a daughter, Mrs. Bernard Dick of Woodsfield, five sisters, Mrs. Mary Kuhn, Mrs. Josephine Bosold and Mrs. Anna Weisend, all of Canton, Mrs. Christine Steiner of Tucson Ariz., and Mrs. Helen Ehlerman of Caldwell; four brothers, Edmond of Lewisville, Ambrose of Caldwell, Henry of Cambridge and Clarence of Grants Pass, Ore. A brother, Casper, preceded him in death.

Friends may call at Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home here 7 to 9 p.m. today and 1 to 9 p.m. Thursday and funeral mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Assumption. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.

 

Brown, Jonathan Brown

Source:  The Ventura [County, California] Star Free Press; 27 Feb 1969

        Funeral services will be held in East Liverpool, Ohio, for Jonathan Brown, 63, Newbury Park, who died Monday night in a local hospital.

        Mr. Brown lived at 3221 Hanover Court.  He had been a resident of Ventura County for five months, moving here from Glendale where he was a pottery manufacturer.  He was born Oct. 10, 1905, in St. Marys, W. Va.

        Survivors include five sons:  Robert A., Redwood City; James M., Salinas; Brooks H., and John G., both of Wellsville, Ohio, and Richard, Chester, W. Va.  One daughter, Mrs. Donald Wren, Newbury Park, and 17 grandchildren also survive.

        Local arrangements are under the direction of Griffin Brothers Funeral Chapel, Thousand Oaks.

 

Brown, Leroy Dale Brown

Leroy Dale Brown - Cochise County, Arizona – 1969  Cochise County Sheriff Deputy Leroy Dale Brown, of Bowie, AZ died Saturday, December 9, 1969 in the line of duty. Mr. Brown served in the United States Navy during the Korean War as a GM3 onboard the USS Collette. He also was medically retired from the S&P Railroad where he worked as a carpenter. He was born September 10, 1931 in Ordway, Colorado to James Elmer Brown and Pearl Jones Brown.

Deputy Brown is survived by his wife, Clarene “Jackie” Brown, Bowie; two sons: Jeff, 8; and Todd, 4; his father, J.E. Brown, Westville, OK; and his mother, Mrs. Pearl Brown, Dos Cabezas. He is also survived by sisters Jean, Joann, Sandra, and Janie. Deputy Brown was buried in the Desert Rest Cemetery in Bowie, Arizona on December 12, 1969 with full honors as family, friends, and many fellow law enforcement officers attended the funeral.

Additional info:

Deputy Brown Killed; Assailant Shoots Self

AZ Range News - Dec 11, 1969

Cochise County Deputy Sheriff Leroy Brown, 38, was shot to death Saturday and his assailant later died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Sheriff Jim Willson said Brown was shot two or three times by Andres Griego, 20 of Bowie, at a restaurant. Griego was taken to Tucson Medical Center following the slaying, where he was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound to the head. His body was found in a Bowie school yard.

Willson said Griego has threatened Brown and and two other deputies following his arrest in August for disturbing the peace. Griego spent 30 days in jail on the charge, and after being released, went to Superior, AZ. Willson said Griego apparently did not return to Bowie until Saturday.

The Sheriff said Griego entered a restaurant where Brown was, apparently after seeing the deputy sheriff there.

After entering the restaurant, Willson said, Griego ordered a cup of "hot, hot coffee," Griego went over to the table where Brown and another man was seated and threw the coffee in the deputy's face. As Brown got up, Willson said, Griego pulled a .25 caliber automatic from a paper bag and shot the deputy in the face. Willson said Griego shot Brown at least one more time, and may have fired a third shot.

Following the shooting, the Sheriff said Griego fled the restaurant and ran some two blocks to the city's high school where he shot himself.

A coroner's inquest held after the shooting confirmed that the deputy had been shot and killed by Griego.

Deputy Brown is survived by his wife, Clarene “Jackie” Brown, Bowie; two sons: Jeff, 8; and Todd, 4; his father, J.E. Brown, Westville, OK; and his mother, Mrs. Pearl (Jones) Brown, Dos Cabezas. Also survived by sisters Jean, Joann, Sandra, and Janie.

 

Brownfield, Guy D. Brownfield

QUAKER CITY – Funeral services for Guy D. Brownfield, 69, Quaker City, will be at 1:30 p. m. Saturday at Eberle Funeral Home with Evan James Gallagher officiating.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p. m. Friday.

A retired service station attendant at Gibson Chevrolet Co., he died at 8:30 p. m. Wednesday (Nov. 26, 1969) at Barnesville Hospital following a long illness.  He was born July 4, 1900 at Calais, the son of Romulus and Julietta Wells Brownfield.

Mr. Brownfield leaves two brothers, Stewart Brownfield, Quaker City and Roy Brownfield, Columbus; two sisters, Rachel of Columbus, and Nora of the home; several nieces and nephews.  Three sisters and three brothers are deceased.

 

Campbell, Eugenia M. Dick Campbell nee Dick

Source: The Zanesville Times Recorder, dated, 09 Apr 1969

(Eugenia M. Dick Campbell was born on 11 Apr 1882 in Monroe Co., Ohio. She died on 08 Apr 1969 in Burkhart, Lewisville Twp., Monroe Co., OH.)

SUMMERFIELD -- Mrs. Eugenia M. Campbell, 87, of Lewisville Route 1 in the Burkhart community, died at 6 a.m. Tuesday (April 8) at her home following a short illness. She was born April 11, 1882, in Monroe County, a daughter of Louis and Mary Schehl Dick. She was first married to George Burkhart, who died in 1918. She later married Walter Campbell, who died in 1956. She lived for many years in Piqua [Miami Co., OH], returning to Monroe County in 1968.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Ida Baisley with whom she made her home, and Mrs. Minnie Kuhn of Lewisville Route 1; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A brother and sister are deceased.

Friends may call at Brubach Funeral Home in Summerfield 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.,. Thursday. Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Thursday. Requiem mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church at Burkhart with Rev. Joseph Finan officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

 

Claybaugh, Claude C. Claybaugh

Source:  The Stark County [Illinois]  News; 23 Jan 1969 - Page 4

Funeral   Service   Held   Monday   For   Claude   C.   Claybaugh,   90

        Claude C. Claybaugh, 90, lifelong resident of Toulon, died at the Kewanee Public Hospital on Friday, January 17, where he had been a patient since November.

        Mr. Claybaugh was a painter and decorator.

        He was the son of Edgar and Lavina Kindade [sic--Kinkade] Claybaugh and was born, August 31, 1878 near Saxon.  He was married to Minnie Westerfield, on June 23, 1904 in Kewanee.  He served as First Ward Alderman in Toulon for many years.

        Surviving are his wife; two sons, Edgar of Los Angeles, Calif., and Robert of Toulon; four daughters, Miss  Eleanor Claybaugh of Galva, Miss Margaret Claybaugh, at home, Sister Marie Kevin of Chicago, and Mrs. R. D. (Lois) Carroll of Wyoming; four grandchildren, Lois and Teresa Carroll of Wyoming, Pfc. Robert P. Carroll serving in Vietnam and Frederick Claybaugh of Peoria; a sister, Mrs. Edith Kilby of Coal Valley and two half sisters, Mrs. Clara Goodwin of Toulon and Mrs. Mary Hobbs of Galva.

        He was preceded in death by two sons.

        Funeral services were held Monday, January 20 at 10 a.m. at the Kidd Funeral Home, Toulon, with the Rev. Eugene Anderson, pastor of the Toulon Baptist Church officiating.  Organ selections were played by Miss Esther Claybaugh.

        Pall bearers were, Paul Zeigler, Clyde Ham, Ray Bruning, Carl McMullen, Ben Parker and Wilbur Blank.

        Burial was in the family plot in the Toulon Municipal Cemetery.

 

Crouch, Hiram W. Crouch

Source;  The Republic [Columbus, Indiana]; April 21, 1969

Hiram W. Crouch, 62, Dies Sunday

        Hiram W. Crouch, 62, 41-year employe [sic] of Reeves division of Reliance Electric company, died Sunday at Bartholomew county hospital where he had been a patient a week after suffering a heart attack.  He lived at 2401 Indiana avenue.

        Rites will be conducted at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday at the East Columbus United Methodist church by the Rev. Charles Taylor and the Rev. Gilbert Curry.  Burial will be at Garland Brook cemetery.  Persons may call from 2 to 9 p.m. and until 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Barkes and Inlow funeral home and after 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

        Born in Brown county Sept. 29, 1906, Mr. Crouch was the son of Daniel and Bertha Snyder Crouch.  He married the former Doris Voland in 1932 and had lived in Columbus for 37 years.  He was a member of the East Columbus United Methodist church.

        Surviving with his wife are a son, James J. Crouch of Taylorsville; a brother, Charles Crouch of 221 Cleveland street; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Mobley of Decatur, Neb., and three grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by four brothers, Earl, John, Dewey and Courtney Crouch and four sisters, Mrs. Ethel Reed, Mrs. Esta Holman, Mrs. Lena Meyers and Mrs. Dorval Griner.

 

Dawson, Mary Francis* Dawson, nee Runion

Source:  The East Liverpool [Ohio] Review; 13 Dec 1969

Mrs.     Harry     Dawson

        Mrs. Mary Francis* Dawson, 47, of Homestead Dr. was dead on arrival at City Hospital, Friday at 8:40 p.m. after taking ill at the East Liverpool High School basketball game.

        She was a seventh-grade teacher at St. Aloysius School and had been an instructor there since 1957.

        Mrs. Dawson was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church.  She was a graduate of Sebring High School and attended Youngstown State University.

        She was born Nov. 22, 1922, in East Liverpool, a daughter of the late Edward Runion and Alice Cronin Runion, and had resided here most of her life.

        Survivors include her husband, Harry N. Dawson, a daughter, Mrs. Darrell (Judith Ann) Hall of Kent; three sisters, Mrs. John (Margaret) Williams of Sebring, Mrs. Jack (Phyllis) Moderalli [sic--Modarelli] of Struthers and Mrs. Jack (Pat) Copeland of Lorain.

        Services will be held Monday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church.  Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.

        Friends may call Sunday afternoon and night at the Dawson Funeral Home.

*Submitter's Note:  Her middle name was spelled as FRANCES on the findagrave web site, and listed on the Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1964 as Francis M Runion.

 

Denney, Omer Franklin Denney

Source:  The Oskaloosa [Iowa] Daily Herald; Thursday, 20 Nov 1969

        DENNEY -- Omer Franklin Denney, 53, of 505 1/2 High avenue west, died Wednesday night at his home.

        The son of Thomas and Daisy Perkins Denney, he was born April 6, 1916, at Rose Hill.  A veteran of World War II, he was a mechanic and arc welder.

        Surviving are his parents, Thomas Denney and Daisy Denney, both of Oskaloosa; two sons, Larry Denney of San Jose, Calif., and Charles Denney of Dubuque; five daughters, Mrs. Marilyn Goemaat and Mrs. Barbara Williams, both of San Jose, Calif., Mrs. Karen Hols of Oskaloosa, and Diana and Janie Denney, both of Dubuque; two sisters, Mrs. Clarence Ring of Riceville and Mrs. Ethel Armstrong of Cedar Falls, and two brothers, Walter of Davenport and Clifford of Oskaloosa.

        Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, at the Newman Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Father Charles D. Mannhardt of St. Mary's Catholic Church officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Cemetery.

 

DeNoon, Marie L. DeNoon, nee Logsdon

Source:  The Wheeling [West Virginia] News Register; 3 Jun 1969

        DE NOON, Marie L., 68, of 410 Short Popular Ave., Moundville [sic--Moundsville], died Monday in the Ohio Valley General Hospital.  Born in Marshall County, June 20, 1900, she was the daughter of Oscar and Minnie Leach Logsdon.  She was a member of the Hillview Church of Christ, the Eagles Auxiliary, the War Mothers, Gold Star Mothers, Navy Mothers, VFW Auxiliary, Legion Auxiliary and the Royal Neighbors Lodge of Wheeling.

        Survivors include her husband, Howard; one son, Alvin, of Robert's Ridge; two sons preceded her in death; one daughter, Mrs. Nalma Lou South, RD 1, Moundsville; two brothers, Earl of Limestone, and Lawrence of Moundsville; one sister, Mrs. Edith Carte, Waterford, Mich.; seven grandchildren and four great - grandchildren.

        Family will receive friends at the Lutes Funeral Home, Moundsville, Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.  Services there Thursday at 3 p.m. with Brother Gene West, Hillview Church of Christ officiating.  Interment in Greenlawn Cemetery, Moundsville.

 

Faber, Elizabeth M. Faber, nee Schell

Source:  Medford [Oregon] Mail Tribune; 28 or 29 Oct 1969

Elizabeth  Faber,  Longtime  Valley  Resident,  Dies

        Mrs. Elizabeth M. Faber, 90, widow of the late Edward C. Faber, longtime Southern Oregon merchant, died Monday at Central Point where she had made her home for more than 60 years.

        Prominent in numerous organizations of the town, Mrs. Faber also worked in the family store, established in 1909, during her younger years.  She came with her husband from Ohio with a stopover in Hornick, Iowa, where Mr. Faber was in business with Chester McDonald with whom he started the Central Point and other Southern Oregon stores.

        The family settled on Old Stage Road in 1908 and then moved into Central Point with establishment of the Faber-McDonald Store.  Mrs. Faber went to Merrill in 1915 when a store was established there, but retained the home at Central Point to which she soon returned.

        She was a member and several times president of the Central Point Parent-Teacher Association, of Eastern Star, the William Harrison chapter of the Women Relief Corps, the Auxiliary of Myers Holland Post of the American Legion and the Presbyterian Church of Central Point.

        Her son, Everett C. Faber, still operates the store in Central Point at the location it has occupied since 1910.

        Other survivors are a son, Donald E. Faber, also of Central Point, a daughter, Mrs. Frances Mitchell, Concord, Calif.; three grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

        Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at the Perl Funeral Home.

 

Fisher, Fred M. Fisher

Source:  The Spirit of Democracy [Woodsfield, Ohio];  3 May 1969

FRED  M.  FISHER,  RETIRED BANKER,  DIES;  FUNERAL  SERVICES  FRIDAY  2  P.M.

        Fred M. Fisher, 82, of Lewisville died around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning at his home.  He was found dead in his bedroom seemingly having suffered a heart attack or a stroke as he was dressing.  He seemed in good health as he attended an American Legion meeting in Woodsfield Monday evening.

        He was born Nov. 24, 1886, in Lewisville, son of the late Grant and Mary Paith Fisher.  He was a member of the Buchanan Presbyterian Church, veteran of WWI  and member of American Legion.  He was a retired employee of Citizens National Bank of Woodsfield.

        His wife, Rosa Weber Fisher, preceded him in death on Nov. 17, 1968.  Surviving are several nieces and nephews.

        Veterans services will be held at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home here this evening at 8 o'clock where funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock with Rev. Boyd Burd officiating.  Burial will be in the Buchanan Cemetery.

 

Foughty, James A. Foughty
SOURCE: The Times Recorder, Zanesville, OH, 17 November 1969
Provided by Betty Lendon Matson
       WOODSFIELD - James A. Foughty, 84, of Monroe Street, Woodsfield died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 15) at the home of his brother-in-law, Melvin Baker.
       He was born Sept. 18, 1885, at Cameron, a son of the late Joseph and Angelina Mellott Foughty.
       Mr. Foughty was a member of Cameron Church of Chirst.
       He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Lola Zonker of Barnesville, Mrs. Anna Shields of Youngstown and Mrs. Alice Whitacre of Sacramento, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.
       Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at Bauer and Turner Funeral Home in Woodsfield where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Cameron Cemetery.

 

Frank, Robert A. Frank -- Service for Robert (Red) Frank, 54, of Zanesville Route 2, who died Monday April 14, 1969 will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the DeLong and Baker Funeral Home with Rev. Thomas Taylor officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park.  Friends may call 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

 

Givens, Rose Ann Givens, nee Collins and Givens, Sheryl Lynn Givens

Source:  The Newark [Ohio] Advocate; 11 Jan 1969

Newark   Mother,   Daughter   Die

Head-On     Crash     Kills     3

        Three people are dead and two injured, one seriously, after a two-car head-on collision on Ohio 16 east of Newark.

        Killed about two yesterday afternoon were passengers:  Rose Ann Givens, 20, of 403 1/2 Maple Ave., her daughter, Sheryl,* two months, and the driver of the other vehicle, Margaret Nichols, 43, of Coshocton.  There were no passengers in the Nichols' auto.

        Listed in poor condition at Licking County Memorial Hospital is O'Neil Hersman, 43, of Rt. 2, Warsaw, while Leon Givens, 28, husband of the dead woman, is in fair condition.

        The two women and baby girl were the county's first three traffic fatalities of 1969.

        The accident occurred about six miles east of Newark, just west of the corporate limits of Hanover.

        The highway patrol reported that the car driven by Hersman was going east, and in attempting to pass a vehicle, hit the Nichols' auto head-on.

        Harold McDonald of Rt. 1, Newark, was driving in back of the Hersman auto at the time of the accident.

        He said at the scene that he didn't see the collision, but only heard "something which sounded like an explosion."

        All four persons in the Hersman car were thrown from the vehicle, according to reports.  The Nichols' woman was pinned inside.

        The highway patrol said that both vehicles were equipped with seat belts, but that no one in either car was wearing them.

        Sections of the front hood of the Hersman auto were strewn down an embankment on the south side of the road, and the Nichols' vehicle had its front license plate torn off from the force of the impact.

        The accident caused east and westbound traffic to be jammed up for two miles, and the highway patrol reported that the last officer did not leave the scene until about 5:10 p.m.*

        The patrol said the accident is still under investigation.

        Services for Mrs. Givens and her daughter, Sheryl* Lynn, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Morrow-Crouse Funeral Home, Granville, with burial in Wilson Cemetery.  The Rev. A. Gary Angleberger will officiate.

        Mrs. Givens was born May 30, 1948, in Granville, the daughter of Ralph E. and Mammie Dixon Collins Jr.

        She attended Granville High School and married Leon Oliver Givens in Heath, Sept. 30,1956.***

        She is survived by her husband and parents, one sister, Mrs. John Givens of Newark; two brothers, Ralph and Grant of Granville, and her grandmother, Mrs. Ralph E. Collins Sr. of Granville.

        Sheryl Lynn Givens, born Nov. 21, 1968, in Licking County Memorial Hospital, is survived by her paternal grandparents, Mr. Clarence Barcus and Frances Givens, both of Newark.

        Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Sunday.

Submitter’s Notes:

        * The name of the baby, listed here as SHERYL, is listed as CHERYL on the Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, & 1958-2007 about Cheryl L Givens.

        ** The last digit of this time was difficult to read, and the “0" may not be correct here.

        *** Although this looks to me like 1956, that is highly unlikely since she would have been only eight years old.  Possibly it was 1966.

 

Goodballet, Edwin Goodballet

Source: The Salem [Ohio] News; 4 Feb 1969

        LISBON -- Edwin W. Goodballet, 62, of 635 W. Washington St., died at 11:05 a.m. Monday in Salem City Hospital where he was admitted Friday.  He had been in failing health several years.

        He was born Oct. 12, 1906, in East Liverpool, a son of Lyman and Margaret Ward Goodballet.

        Mr. Goodballet was associated with Stark Memorial, Inc. of Salem until 1946, worked for Homan Dairy of Lisbon until 1951 and was employed at the Henry Funeral Home here until retiring in 1965.

        He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Perry Lodge, F&AM of Salem, R.A.M. Chapter of Salem, Salem Commandery, Omega Council of Salem, Salem Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and was a past patron of OES, past high priest (R.A.M.) and past, super excellent master (Omega Council).  He was also a member of the Past Matrons and Patrons Association of Lisbon O.E.S., and the Lisbon Kiwanis Club.

        He leaves his wife, the former Helen Trunick, whom he married Oct. 10, 1941, and his father who made his home with them.

        Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Henry Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul T. Gerrard of First Presbyterian Church officiating.  Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Salem.

        Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

 

Goodballet, Laverna Goodballet, nee Lewellen

Source: [East Liverpool, Ohio] Review, Friday Dec. 19, 1969

MRS. C. F. GOODBALLET

        Mrs. Laverna Goodballet, 68, of 1019 Pennsylvania Ave., wife of Clifford F. Goodballet, died Thursday at 6 p.m. at City Hospital after a long illness.

        Born in East Liverpool, Oct. 4, 1901, a daughter of the late John and Mary Pryor Lewellen, she spent her lifetime here. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.

        Besides her husband, she leaves three sons, Darrell Wilson of East Liverpool, Donald Wilson of Mt. Vernon and Clifford Goodballet of Boston, Mass.; a daughter, Mrs. James (Mary) Kraft of East Liverpool, 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

        Services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Howard W. Hill. Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

        Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday afternoon and night.

 

Goodballet, Lyman Goodballet

Source:  The Salem [Ohio] News; 7 Aug 1969

        Lyman Goodballet, 90, of 524 W .Washington St., Lisbon, formerly of Salem, died at the Hutton Nursing Home here at 3 a.m. today  following an extended illness.

        Born Sept. 20, 1878, in Archers Fork, he was the son of Henry and Eveline Pryor Goodballet.  He was a retired local manager of the Freedom Oil Co.  He had lived the past five years in Lisbon.  The previous 50 years he had resided in Salem.  He served one term in City Council back in the Thirties.

        His wife, Margaret, preceded him in death Oct. 11, 1964.  His son, Edwin, died last Feb. 3.

        The only survivor is Mrs. Edwin Goodballet, a daughter-in-law.

        He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge of Salem and the First Presbyterian Church of Lisbon.

        Funeral services will be held at Stark Memorial Saturday at 1:30 p.m.  Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, with the Rev. Paul Gerrard of First Presbyterian officiating.

        Friends may call at the Stark Memorial Friday 7 to 9 p.m.

[Below is a second obituary.]

 

Goodballet, Lyman Goodballet

Source: East Liverpool Review (Ohio); Thursday, Aug 7, 1969

        LISBON -- Lyman Goodballet, 90, of 524 W. Washington St., a retired manage with the Freedom (Pa.) Oil Co., died this morning at 3 at the Hutton Nursing Home in Salem, where he had been a patient seven months.

        He was born in Archers Fork, Ohio, a son of the late Henry and Eveline Pryor Goodballet. He had resided in Lisbon for five years and in Salem for 50 years. His wife, Mrs. Margaret Goodballet, died Oct. 11, 1964. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lisbon and the Odd Fellows Lodge of Salem.

        Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home in Salem by the Rev. Paul Gerrard of the church. Burial will in Hope Cemetery, Salem.

        Friends may call at the funeral home Friday night from 7 to 9.

 

Gutberlet, Alma Gutberlet, nee Wells

Source:  The Wheeling [West Virginia] News-Register; 8 Jun 1969

        GUTBERLEP, * Alma, 83, of 118 First St., Follansbee, died at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Weirton General Hospital.  She was born Nov. 19, 1885, in Meadsville,** W.Va. a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Smith Wells.  She was a member of the Estelle Avenue Church of Christ, Steubenville.  Her husband, Charles Gutberlep,* died in 1963.  She is survived by twin daughters, Mrs. John (Marion) Doty and Mrs. Isadore (Marie) Frolow, both of Follansbee; a sister, Mrs. Alice Shepherd, Meadsville,** W.Va.; a grandson, William Doty, in the Navy.  Friends will be received at the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, today from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Union Chapel.

Submitter's Notes: 

        *The correct spelling of this name is GUTBERLET.

        ** The correct spelling of this town is MEADVILLE.

 

Gutberlet, Linda E. Gutberlet

Source:  Marietta [Ohio] Times; 7 Mar 1969

        Linda E. Gutberlet, 10, daughter of Clyde R. and Edith Haught Gutberlet of Marietta Rt. 5, died at her home at 3 p.m. yesterday.

        She was born Jan. 2, 1959, in Marietta.  She was a member of Hill United Methodist Church.

        Surviving with her parents are her sister, Glenda; her grandfather Loss Gutberlet of Rt. 5; several aunts and uncles, and one nephew.

        Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Harold Hadley & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. Donald C. Sillaman officiating.  Burial will be in Valley Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.

 

Harden, Thirsten Harden

Source:  Brown County, Indiana, Obituaries; Brown County (IN) Democrat; 18 Sep 1969

        Thirsten Harden, 65, of Nashville, a retired lagorer, [sic--laborer] died Monday at his home of a heart attack.

        Mr. Harden was born in Nashville April 27, 1904, the son of the late Charles and Mary Harden.  He was married to Sarah Spicer April 16, 1927, in Nashville.

        Other survivors include five other sons, Thirsten Harden Jr., of Jackson, Miss., Paul E. Harden of Scotts Bluff, Neb., Charles W. Harden of Smithville, Richard A. Harden of Nashville and Bruce and Marshall Harden at home.  He is also survived by five daughters, Mrs. Christina M. Reynolds of Jackson, Miss., Mrs. Mary Alice Elliott, Mrs. Lonetta Reynolds and Mrs. Miriam Altop of Bloomington and Mrs. Almeda Harris of Nashville.  Two brothers also survive, Otto Harden of Bloomington and Thurman* Harden of Morgantown and 21 grandchildren.

        Funeral service was held today at the Bond Funeral Home with Rev. Luther Powell officiating.  Burial was at Green Valley.

*Submitter's Note:  Thurman was his twin brother who died the following month.

 

Herlan, Martha Herlan nee Lieuellen

Source:  The Cambridge [Ohio] Jeffersonian, Monday 24 Nov. 1969

        Mrs. Martha Herlan, 89, 142 W. Henderson Rd., Columbus, widow of the late George H. Herlan, owner for many years of Herlan Funeral Home, Byesville, died Sunday evening (Nov. 22, 1969) at a Worthington Nursing Home.

        She was born Jan. 22, 1880, in Ohio and was a member of North Broadway United Methodist Church, the WSCS, and Senior Citizens of North Broadway, Columbus.

        Mrs. Herlan leaves one daughter, Mrs. Wayne (Margaret) Holmes, Columbus;  one granddaughter, Mrs. Robert (Carol) Leeper, Beverly; three great-grandchildren;  two brothers, C.L. Robinson, Millersburg, and W.L. Robinson, Blackwell, Okla.;  several nieces and nephews. One son Harold H. Herlan; one granddaughter Dee Holmes; and four sisters are deceased.

        Friends may call at Southwick Funeral Home, 3100 High St., Columbus, from 7:30 o 8:30 P.M. Monday and 2:30 to 4 P.M. Tuesday.

        Funeral services will be at 7:30 P.M. Tuesday at Memorial Chapel there with Dr. William Smith officiating.  The body will be brought to Greenwood Cemetery, Byesville, for graveside services at 12 noon Wednesday.

        Contributions in her memory may be given to the Martha Herlan Memorial Fund at Main Ave., United Methodist Church, Byesville.

 

Hidenrite, James Frank Hidenrite

Source:  The Danville [Illinois] Commercial-News; 11 Mar 1969

        James Frank Hidenrite, 69, a former resident of 14 McDonald for eight years, died at 5:45 p.m. yesterday (March 10, 1969) in the Vermilion Nursing Home where he had been a patient since last April 24.

        Born July 28, 1899, in Evansville, Ind., he was a son of Frank and Nannie Betford Hidenrite.  His schooling was in Evansville.

        He operated a meat market in Evansville before coming to Danville in 1936.  He was employed here by the Kroger Grocery Co. for five years, the Grab-It-Here stores for five years, and the East Side Market for 15 years before retiring in 1967.  He was a meat cutter.

        He was married in 1919 to Freda Demmit, who preceded him in death.

        Surviving from this marriage are a son, Frank M. Hidenrite of Evansville, and a daughter, Margurita Hidenrite of Evansville.

        He was married in 1938 to Blanche May Casteel, who preceded him in death April 17, 1959.

        Surviving from this marriage are two stepdaughters, Mrs. Harry (Barbara Ellen) Lenhart of Georgetown and Mrs. Howard (Betty Jo) Arant, Danville.

        He was also preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

        Mr. Hidenrite was a member of the Evangelical Church of Evansville.  He was a baseball fan.

        Services will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Pape Memorial Home.  The Rev. Joe C. Detamore will officiate.  Burial will be in the Stearns Cemetery near Muncie.  Friends will be received at the funeral home 7-9 tonight.

 

Hoover, Harry S. Hoover

Spirit of Democracy, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, march 27, 1969

       Harry S. Hoover, 64, of Woodsfield died Sunday at 3 a.m. in the Barnesville General Hospital. He had been in failing health. He was born February 22, 1905, at Ozark, Ohio, a son of the late Franklin and Maggie Kirkbride Hoover.

       He was a member of the Woodsfield Church of Christ and was a retired employee of the Goodyear Tire Company.

       He is survived by his wife, Mary Hoover; three sisters, Mrs. David Shaffle, Mrs. Paul Eggar [sic-Egger], and Mrs. Glen Highman, all of Woodsfield, and one brother, Stewart of Zanesville, Ohio.

       Friends were received at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home in Woodsfield where services were held Wednesday afternoon. Burial was in Oaklawn cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Hough, A. Arval Hough

Source:  The Lebanon [Missouri] Daily Record; 30 Jan 1969

        Funeral services for Arval Hough, 57, of Lebanon were held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 17, 1969 in Colonial Funeral Chapel with Dr. Geroge F. McClelland officiating.  Burial was in the Lebanon Cemetery.

        Mrs. T. J. Shadel sang "How Great Thou Art," and "Beyond the Sunset."  Escorts were C.F. Arnold, Francis Murphy, Wilborn Wright, John Reese, Jewel Johnson and David Donnelly.

        A. Arval Hough, son of Homer and Martha Bohannon Hough, was born May 30, 1911 at Drew, Missouri and passed away January 15, 1969 in St. John's Hospital, Springfield, Missouri.

        At an early age he professed faith in Christ and united with the First Baptist Church in Lebanon.

        In 1928 he was united in marriage with Manola Bramhall, to this union was born one son Robert Lee.  His wife preceded him in death in January of 1934.

        March 3, 1935 he was united in marriage with Ruby Manes, to this union were born two children, David and Nancy.

        At the time of his death he was employed by the Department of Revenue, State of Missouri.

        He is survived by his wife, Ruby of the home; two sons, Robert Hough, Lebanon and David Hough, Cape Girardeau; one daughter, Mrs. Nancy Rensena [sic--Rensema], Lebanon; one brother, Tom Hough, Lebanon; two sisters, Mrs. Lee Crain, Springfield and Mrs. Bill Clemons, Denver Colorado; two grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

 

Huffman, John S. Huffman

Source: The Wheeling [West Virginia] News Register; 13 Jun 1969

        HUFFMAN, John S., 82, a resident of 1 Richmond Ave., Mozart, died Thursday afternoon at home.  He was born July 7, 1886, son of the late Andrew and Ida Fry Huffman.  He was a member of the United Brethren Church, Ligonier, Pa., a retired roll turner for the former Wheeling Steel Corp., a 50-year member of the Junior Order of the United American Mechanics, McMechen Lodge 18 Knights of Pythias, Senior Citizens Club of Wheeling and the United Steelworkers of America.  His first wife, Myrtle Mitchell, died in 1924.  His second wife, Lillian N. Becker, died in 1962.  He is survived by his widow, Clara Morris Barrett Huffman; three daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Eichenberg, Mrs. Jennie Wadeski and Mrs. Maxine Gantzer, all of Wheeling; two sons, John Mitchell, Pompano Beach, Fla., Orville, Wheeling; one step-daughter, Mrs. Della C. Shaver, Port Ritchie, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received at Kepner's Funeral Home, Thirty-sixth and Jacob Streets, where services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. W. D. Winters officiating.  Interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

 

Hunnell, John Stanley Hunnell

Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, June 5, 1969

       John S. Hunnell, 69, of Woodsfield, Route 4, a retired oil field worker, died Saturday morning, May 31, 1969 at nine o’clock, at his home from an apparent heart attack.

       Mr. Hunnell was born April 21, 1900. He was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church.

       Surviving are his widow, Vada Pfalzgraf Hunnell; three daughters, Mrs. William (Ruth) Dennison, of Woodsfield, Ohio, Rt. 4, Mrs. Bernard (Ethel) Walton, of Akron, and Mrs. Joseph (Helen) Reed, of Woodsfield; sixteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

       Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at two o’clock in the Bauer and Turner Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Roy Walther and Rev. William Moran officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge cemetery, Green Township, near Woodsfield, Ohio.

 

Israel, Susie E. Israel, nee Bissett

Source:  The Martins Ferry [Ohio] Times Leader; Wednesday, 9 Apr 1969

        Mrs. Susie Israel, 408 N. Eighth St., Martins Ferry, died Tuesday night at 10:25 p.m. in the Martins Ferry Hospital.  She was born in Cameron, W. Va., May 30, 1895 and attended the Martins Ferry First Baptist Church.

       Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Russell (Cynthia)* Gray and Mrs. Albert (Virginia) Duill, both of Martins Ferry; three grandchildren.

        Friends will be received at the Heslop Funeral Home, Martins Ferry, after 7 p.m. tonight.  Services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Aart Van Dam officiating.  Burial in Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry.

 

Kent, Iva Emma Kent, nee Brewer

Source:  The East Liverpool [Ohio] Review; 8 Sep 1969

        Services for Mrs. Iva Emma Kent, 61, of 907 Alton St., widow of Jesse Kent, will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the East Liverpool Arner Funeral Home.

        The Rev. Nettie Hawk of the Pentecostal Church of Wellsville will officiate.

        Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery.

        Mrs. Kent died Saturday about 5 p.m. at City Hospital after an illness of five months.  She had been a patient for six weeks.

        A native of St. Mary's W. Va., Mrs. Kent was born Aug. 30, 1908, a daughter of Calvin C. Brewer and Sarah Robinson Brewer.  She had resided her adult life in East Liverpool, and attended the Wellsville church.  Her husband died in 1961.

        She leaves four sons, Floyd Kent of East Liverpool, Walter Kent of Lowellville, Carl Kent of Haywood, Calif., and Billy Kent, at home; three daughters, Mrs. William (Dorothy) Baker of East Liverpool, Mrs. Alva (Mary) Thornhill of Lisbon and Mrs. Lillian McDole of Orangeburg, S. C.; two brothers, Howard Leroy Brewer of Columbus and Orville Brewer of East Liverpool, 27 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

        Friends may call at the funeral home this afternoon from 2 to 4 and tonight from 7 to 9.

 

Kerps, Mary Roxana Kerps, nee Wise

Source:  newspaper clipping, location unknown; October 1969

        ZANEIS -- Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ in Wilson for Mary Roxanna Kerps, with Roy Hannah officiating.  Interment was in Hewitt Cemetery.

        Mrs. Kerps was born May 22, 1886 in Jackson County, W. Va. and died Thursday in Wilson.  She married Herman Joseph Kerps Oct. 29, 1915*  and they moved to Oklahoma in 1917.

        Survivors include her husband, Herman; two sons, Joseph B., Las Vegas, Nev., Roy F., Sterling, Colo.; four grandchildren; two brothers, Asa and Homer Y., both of Ohio.

*Submitter's Note:  The Wood County, West Virginia, marriage license and minister's return document shows that they were married December 29, 1915 by J. Alfred Selby, Minister of the Gospel, Parkersburg, West Virginia.

 

Kinkade, Rosa Kinkade, nee Stewart

Source:  The Walla Walla [Washington] Union Bulletin; 14 Dec 1969

        KINKADE -- December 13, 1969 at a local nursing home.  Mrs. Rosa Kinkade of Walla Walla aged 80 years.  Mother of Samuel Kinkade of Hawthorne, California; Sister of Mrs. Ida Fernandez of Torrence, California.  Also survived by 8 Grandchildren.  Born February 2, 1889 in Dodge City, Kansas.*  Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Marshall-Herring Funeral Home.  Norman S. Herring Funeral Director.  Funeral Notice later.

*Submitter's Note:  The 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940 census give her birth state as Colorado, and FINDAGRAVE.COM gives Castle Rock, Douglas Co., Colorado as her birthplace.

 

Leach, Homer (Tom) Leach  (see 2nd obit below)

Source:  The Canton [Ohio] Repository; 11 Jan 1969, p 7

Homer (Tom) Leach

        Homer (Tom) Leach, 61, of 411  35th st SE, died Friday in Cleveland Clinic Hospital following a six-month illness.

        He was a dispatcher for the Berger Division of Republic Steel Corp.  An Army veteran of WorldWar II, he was a member of Stanley Bowman Post 440 of the American Legion.

        Survivors include his widow, Ann, a son and a daughter.

        Services 1 p.m. Monday in the Kreighbaum funeral home with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.

        Callers Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

 

Leach, Homer (Tom) Leach  (see obit above)

Source:  The Canton [Ohio] Repository; 11 Jan 1969, p 13

LEACH

HOMER T. (Tom), age 61, of 411  35th st SE, passed away Friday morning in Cleveland Clinic Hospital following a six-month illness.  Born in Noble County, and a Canton area residing [sic] for 40 years.  He was a dispatcher for the Berger Division Republic Steel, an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Stanley Bowman Post No. 440 American Legion.  Survived by his wife, Ann H; one son, Dennis, a student at Akron University; one daughter, Karen of the home, and one stepbrother, William Stevens of Beallsville, Ohio.  Services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. in the Kreighbaum Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Homrighausen officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.        (Kreighbaum, 484-2525)

 

Marquart, Andrew R. Marquart  

Source:  The Wheeling [West Virginia] News  Register; 16 Sep 1969

        MARQUART, Andrew R., 62, of 65 Knox Lane, died Monday at 10 p.m. at Wheeling Hospital.  He was born Sept. 20, 1906, in Wheeling, son of Basilious and Eva Schehl Marquart.  He was a member of St. Michael's Church and the Holy Name Society.  For 43 years he was an employe of Wheeling - Pittsburgh Steel Corp., in the main office.  Surviving are his widow, Regina Coughlan Marquart; a brother, Louis, Wheeling; a sister, Mrs. John P. (Louise) Lohman, Long Island, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St.  Arrangements are incomplete.

 

Masternick, Alma M. "Pan" Masternick, nee Runion

Source:  The Youngstown [Ohio] Vindicator; 28 Aug 1969

Mrs.    Masternick    Dies;    Operated    Medicine    Store

        Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Schiavone Funeral Home for Mrs. Alma M. "Pan" Masternick, 66, of 308 W. Federal St., who was pronounced dead at 9 a.m. Thursday at South Side Hospital, Youngstown.

        She had been stricken with a heart attack at Pan's Patent Medicines, the store which she and her husband, Frank J., operated at the W. Federal Street address.

       Mrs. Masternick was born July 18, 1903, in East Liverpool,* a daughter of James and Emma Cronin  Runion, and came to Youngstown 40 years ago.  She was a member of the First Christian Church of East Liverpool.

        She leaves her husband, to whom she was married 39 years; a son, James E. May of Lorain; four sisters, Mrs. Margaret Williams of Sebring, Mrs. Phyllis Modarelli of Struthers, Mrs. Pat Copeland of Lorain and Mrs. Mary Dawson of East Liverpool, and three grandchildren.  She was a sister-in-law of Girard Mayor Joseph Masternick.

        Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

*Submitter’s Note:  Census records indicate she was born in West Virginia.

 

Morgenstern, James Morgenstern

Source:  The Marietta [Ohio] Times; 11 Jan 1969

        James Edward Morgenstern, 45, of 231 Franklin St. died about 2 a.m. today following a lengthy illness.

        He was born July 21, 1923, in Moss Run, a son of Edward Christopher and Lula Grace Snodgrass Morgenstern.

        Mr. Morgenstern had been engaged in construction work.  He was an Air Force veteran of World War II and was a member of American Legion.

        Two daughters survive, Mrs. Donna Ritchie of Marietta and Miss Joyce Morgenstern of Cincinnati, with three grandchildren.  His mother, Mrs. Lula Morgenstern, resides in Marietta, and one sister, Mrs. Fred Neader, lives in Cincinnati.  His father and one sister Frances, preceded him in death.

        Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Cawley Funeral Home, with military graveside services.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m.

 

Morris, Mary Morris, nee Zeh

Source:  The Lorain [Ohio] Journal; 15 Dec 1969

        Mrs. Mary Morris, 80, of 2353 Sunset Blvd., Lorain, died at St. Joseph Hospital Saturday following an apparent heart attack at her home.

        Formerly of 1814 Washington Ave., she was a member of St. Peter Church, the Auxiliary of the Catholic Knights of Ohio, the Royal Neighbors of America, and the VFW Auxiliary.

        Surviving are several nephews, Daniel L. Burns, John Burns, Robert Burns, all of Detroit; William Zeh, of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; and Donald Zeh of Lorain.  Her husband, Thurman, died in 1961.

        Friends will be received at the Reidy Scanlan Funeral Home 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

        FUNERAL   SERVICES  will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by services at St. Peter Church at 11 a.m.  The Rev. Joseph Step will officiate.

        Members of St. Peter Church will hold Rosary services at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home.

        Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

 

Neibch, Miss Matilda Neibch

Newsclipping, dated, June 1969

    WOODSFIELD--Miss Matilda Neibch, 82, of Lewisville died Friday morning (June 12) in Barnesville General Hospital where she had been a patient. She was born August 7, 1887, near Lewisville, a daughter of Phillip and Dorthea Baker Neibch.

    Survivors include two nieces and three nephews.

    Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at Bauer and Turner Funeral Home in

Woodsfield where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

    Burial will be in Middle Church Cemetery.

 

Neuhardt, Marie Neuhardt

Source:  The Spirit of Democracy, Woodsfield, Ohio; Thursday, 21 Aug 1969

        Miss Marie Neuhardt of Sistersville, died August 12, 1969, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg.

        She was born in Woodsfield, July 4, 1896, daughter of the late Henry and Magdalena Edgar*  Neuhardt.  She was a member of the Sistersville United Methodist Church, the Martha Washington Chapter of the Eastern Star, No. 22, and a retired schoolteacher, having taught over 34 years in Tyler County.

        She was preceded in death by two brothers, Den** and Harry; and one sister, Mrs. Ogla*** Corborne.***  She is survived by 11 nieces and nephews.


        Friends were received at the Campbell-Frame Funeral Home in Sistersville, where services were held Friday afternoon, with the Rev. Russell Lowther officiating.  Interment was in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield.

Submitter's Notes:

        *The correct spelling of this name should have been EGGER.

        **This would be her brother BEN.  Benjamin John Neuhardt died in 1950.

        ***The correct spelling for her sister was OLGA  COLBURN.

 

Parr, Charles M. Parr

Source:  The Ottumwa [Iowa] Courier; 25 Jan 1969

        Charles M. Parr, 78, of 430 S. Ransom, died at his home about 6 a.m. today.  He was born May 14, 1891 at Rose Hill, the son of Byron and Marinda Willhoit Parr.

        He was a retired employe of the Ottumwa Brick & Tile Co. and was married to Opal Hollingsworth March 13, 1918 at Oskaloosa.  She survives.

        He is also survived by two sons, Lauren Parr at home and Carroll Parr of Route 4; one daughter, Mrs. Erma Conder of Des Moines; 13 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

        The body is at Johnson Funeral Chapel.

Submitter's Note:  Below is the funeral notice.

 

Parr, Charles M. Parr

Source:  The Ottumwa [Iowa] Courier; 27 Jan 1969

        Services for Charles M. Parr, 77, of 430 S. Ransom, who died at his home Saturday at 6 a.m., will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Chapel conducted by the Rev. T. H. Staton of Los Angeles.

        Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Chester, Leonard and Howard Hollingsworth, James Newman, Kenneth Reed and Wayne Moore.

 

Paulus, Chester R. Paulus

Source:  The Spirit of Democracy, Woodsfield, Ohio; 17 April 1969

CHESTER  R.  PAULUS,  66

       Funeral services for Chester R. Paulus, 66, Woodsfield Rt. 3, were held Wednesday afternoon from the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home with the Rev. George Corbitt officiating.  Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery.

        A farm and oil field worker, he died unexpectedly at 3:45 a.m. April 14, 1969, at his home.  He was born Nov. 1, 1902, the son of J.A. and Catherine Latta Paulus, and was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Woodsfield.

        Mr. Paulus leaves his wife, the former Geneva Polen; three sons, William of Miltonsburg, Elwood of Lewisville and David of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Christman and Mrs. Edna Neisz, both of Woodsfield; three brothers, Sam of Woodsfield Rt. 3, Herbert of Redlands, Calif., and John of Massillon.

Submitter's Note:  There may have been another paragraph to this obituary that was cut off my copy.

 

Powell, Gillispie (Glass) Powell

Source:   Friday 28 Nov. 1969 Quaker City Home Towner

        Funeral services for Gillispie (Glass) Powell, 91, Batesville, were held at 1:30 P.M. Wednesday at the Eberle Funeral Home, Quaker City.  Rev. Allan Teter officiating and burial was in Batesville Cemetery.

        Mr. Powell died at 7:33 P.M. Monday, Nov. 24, at Barnesville Hospital where he had been a patient since Oct. 21, having undergone surgery.

        He was born Sept. 8, 1878 at Calais,  the son of William and Mary Carpenter Powell.

        Mr. Powell leaves one son, Harold of Batesville;  one sister, Kate Brownfield, Barnesville;  four grandchildren;  seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  His wife, Bertha, died in October, 1965, and two sons, three sisters and four brothers are deceased.

 

Powless, Vern Powless

Source:  The Rockford [Illinois] Morning Star; 26 Dec 1969

        POWLESS --  Vern Powless, 58, 2638 Kinsay St., died at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1969, in Swedish -  American Hospital after a long illness.  Born Dec. 14, 1911, in Cisne, Ill., son of Mr. and Mrs. Tilden Powless.  Lived 30 years in Rockford, coming here from Cisne.  Married to the former Elberta Turner in Cisne, April 8, 1935.  Employed as a mechanic by service stations in the New Milford area for 24 years.  Survivors include:  his widow, Elberta; a son, Gary, Stillman Valley; a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Derhammer, Rockford; two grandchildren; one brother, Roy, Rockford; five sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Taylor, Rockford, Mrs. Blanche Simpson, Cisne, Mrs. Mary Andrews, Akron, Ohio, Mrs. Oma Clevenger, Rutland, Ill., and Mrs. Jessie Hilliard, Byron.  One brother preceded him in death in 1944.

        Services at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in JULIAN -  POORMAN FUNERAL HOME, 304 N. 5th St., with Rev. Fred Breed, pastor of General Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial in New Milford Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

 

Pratt, William J. Pratt

Source:  The Ashtabula [Ohio] Star-Beacon; 15 Jan 1969

        CONNEAUT  (RP) -- William J. Pratt, 80, formerly of 422 State St., died this morning in Char-Lotte Rest Home, Rock Creek.

        Born in Jefferson Township, Pleasant [sic--Pleasants] County, W. Va., Aug. 13, 1888, he was the son of Samuel W. and Anne (Cronin) Pratt.

       He resided in Conneaut since 1924 and prior to that lived in Buffalo and Conneaut.  He had been employed as a locomotive engineer for the former Nickel Plate Railroad.  He retired Feb. 13, 1957, after 50 years of service.

        Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. F. B. (Ardys) Coe, Clyde, Mrs. Richard (Ann) Grant, Conneaut, Mrs. Jane Laughlin, Geneva-on-the-Lake, and Mrs. Edgar (Betty) Carroll, Conneaut; a son, Richard, Conneaut; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Eunice White, Eagleville, and Mrs. Mae Uttterback, Salem; and several nieces and nephews.

        He was preceded in death by his wife, Ida May, in 1961, a son, John, in 1921, a granddaughter, Mary Ann Pratt, in 1945, a grandson, Lt. Thomas B. Grant killed in combat in Vietnam, Jan. 28, 1966, a brother, Phillip C. and two sisters, Millie Birkeimer [sic--Birkhimer] and Fannie Ellis.

        Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's Church.

        Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

 

Schumacher, John A. Schumacher

Source: The Zanesville Times Recorder, dated,  02 Jul 1969:

(John A. Schumacher was born on 09 Aug 1885 in Woodsfield, Monroe Co., OH. He died on 01 Jul 1969 in Woodsfield, Monroe Co., OH.)

Woodsfield -- John A. Schumacher, 83, of Woodsfield, a retired farmer and house painter, died at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 1) following a six-month illness. Born near Woodsfield Aug. 9 1885, he was a son of George and Mary Weisend Schumacher. He was a member of St. Sylvester Catholic Church and its Holy Name and Purgatorial societies.

Surviving are two sons, Alfred of Woodsfield and John of Pittsburgh, Pa; three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Meyers of Potosi, Mo., Mrs. Esther Foskill of Hartford, Conn, and Mrs. Grace Lynch of Pittsburgh, Pa; 12 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. His wife, Mary Glesenkamp Schumacher, died in 1940.

Friends may call at Michener Funeral Home in Woodsfield. Rosary will be recited at 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Requiem mass will be solemnized at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Sylvester Church with Monsignor Robert A. Brown officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

 

Shell, Cora Schell nee Tally

Source:  The Lincoln [Nebraska] Star; Friday, March 28, 1969

        SCHELL--Mrs. Cora (widow of Leonard Oscar), 70, 3104 Orchard, died Thursday.  Born Adams, formerly of Firth, Lincoln resident 20 years.  Survivors:  son, Leonard F. Jr., Lincoln; daughters, Edith Kapke, Mrs. Ervin (Leona) Huenink, both of Lincoln, Athelda Light, Omaha; brothers, Charles Tally, Crete, John Tally Jr., Cortland; sisters, Mrs. Lulu Williams, Adams, Mrs. Jack (Myrtle) Isley, Norfolk, Va., Mrs. Glen (Susie) Koyne, Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Earl (Nora) Auman, Mrs. Fred (Mosie) Herberts, both of Firth; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

        Services:  1p.m. Monday, East Lincoln Christian, 1101 No. 27th.  The Rev. Emmett G. Haas.  Lincoln Memorial.  Memorials:  East Lincoln Christian.  Umberger's, 48th & Vine.

 

Smith, Harry D. Smith

Harry D. Smith, 64, of 320 Carroll St. died Samaritan Hospital this morning after a six- month illness.

Born in Monroe County Jan. 17, 1905, he was the son of Riley and Dora (Drake) Smith and had lived in Ashland for the past 58 Years.

Mr. Smith was employed by the State Highway Department for the past 15 years.

In 1939, he was married to Goldie Clark.

Survivors include his widow ; one daughter, Mrs. Marian McLaughlin of Mansfield; two granddaughters; two brothers, Ellsworth and Grover, both of Ashland; one sister, Mrs. Ida Paxton of Ashland; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents, two-sisters and one brother preceded him in death.

Mr. Smith was a member of Church of Christ, Steele Avenue.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Heyl and Robbins Funeral Home with Rev. J. A. Gladwell officiating. Burial will be in Ashland County Memorial Park.

Visiting hours will be from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Ashland T-G

died 26 May 1969

 

Stewart, Pearl C. Stewart

Source:  Cambridge [Ohio] Jeffersonian; Monday, 13 Oct. 1969

        Funeral services for Pearl C. Stewart, 77, 327 Mehaffey Ct., will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday from Bundy-Law Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth F. Evans officiating. Burial will be in Northwood Cemetery.

        Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

        Formerly employed at Murray Hill Mine, he was born Aug. 17, 1892 in Cambridge, the son of George and Jane McFee Stewart, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church, IOOF Lodge, DAV and VFW organizations and was a veteran of World War I.

        Mr. Stewart leaves his wife, the former Ida Schaub with whom he celebrated a golden wedding anniversary this year; one son Donald of Cambridge; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Keith, Newark and Mrs. Edna DeMoss, Columbus; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

        Six brothers are deceased.

 

Stine, Mary Ann Stine, nee Coen

Source:  The East Liverpool [Ohio] Review; Friday, 28 Mar 1969

        Mrs. Mary Ann Coen Stine, 81, of 10 Washington St., Newell, a retired potter, died this morning at 12:35 at City Hospital after a long illness.  She had been a patient three days.

        She was born in St. Mary's, W. Va., April 21, 1887, a daughter of the late William H. Coen and Hulda Cronin Coen.  She had resided in the Newell area about 60 years.  She had been employed in he decorating shop of the former Edwin M. Knowles China Co.  She was a charter member of the Newell First United Methodist Church.

        She leaves a son, Clayton Stine of Newell, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

        Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the church by the Rev. Donzel Wease.  Burial will be in Locust Hill Cemetery.

        Friends may call at the East Liverpool Arner Home for Funerals after 7 tonight and Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

 

Sutton, Malcolm C. Sutton

Source:  The Toledo [Ohio] Blade; 8 Nov 1969

        Malcolm C. Sutton, 65, of 4113 Kingsmoor Dr., died Friday in Mercy Hospital of an apparent heart attack.

        Mr. Sutton, born in Grover Hill, O., lived in Toledo most of his life.  He was the owner of Shriver Rubber Products Co. for the last 12 years, and altogether was employed by the company 30 years.

        Mr. Sutton was a member of the Long Beach Yacht Club Association, Oak Harbor.

        Surviving are his wife, Marie M.; daughters, Mrs. Marilyn J. Teaderman, of Toledo, and Mrs. Madilyn* Leake of Montvale, N.J.; son, Marshall, of Pacifica, Calif.; brothers Maxwell of Toledo, and Marion of Spokane, Wash.; sister, Mrs. Madeline Moon, of Toledo; and nine grandchildren.

        Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. in the H.H. Birkenkamp Mortuary, Trilby, with burial in Toledo Memorial Park.

*Submitter's Note:  On her Social Security Death Record and her obituary the name was spelled MADELYN.

 

Sutton, Mary A. Sutton, nee Brenner

Source:  The Paulding Obituary Card File, Paulding County, Ohio, Carnegie Library; 2 Oct 1969

        PAULDING -- Mrs. Mary A. Sutton,  71, 746 N. Walnut St., died about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 24, in the Paulding County Hospital, where she was a patient two and a half months.

        She was born July 11, 1898, in Grover Hill, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Brenner, and was the widow of Lloyd Sutton who died in 1944.  Mrs. Sutton was a caseworker for the Division of Aid for the Aged, Paulding office, retiring about 10 years ago.

        She was a member of First Christian Church, the VFW Auxiliary and Eagles Auxiliary.

        Surviving are two sons, Lloyd (Dude), Payne, and William R., Paulding; three daughters, Mrs. Henry (Kathryn) Lewis, Toledo; Mrs. Glenn (Gloria) Condon and Mrs. Jim (Dorothy) Thompson, Paulding; a brother, Daniel Brenner, Toledo, 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

        Services were held Friday at 2 p.m. in First Christian Church, Rev. David Everton officiating.  Burial was in Live Oak Cemetery.  Crowell-Den Herder Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Tenley, Cleora M. Tenley

Mrs. William Tenley – Mrs. Cleora M. Tenley, 83, of Sardis, Route 1, died Friday, March 14, 1969, in East Liverpool at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lucille Dean.  She was born September 22, 1885, at Fly, a daughter of Henry and Lucinda Hendershot Belford.  Mrs. Tenley was a member of the Locust Grove Church near Sardis.  Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Lucille Dean, of East Liverpool, Mrs. Martha Balough of Wooster, and Mrs. Virginia Stewart of Orrville, three sons, William Tenley of Paden City, WV, Harold Tenley of Orrville, and Joseph Tenley of Columbus, twenty-four grandchildren, sixty-three great grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Sadie Hoskinson of Sardis and two brothers, Oliver Belford and Arthur Belford of Sardis, Route 2.  Her husband William Tenley preceded her in death.  Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at two o’clock in the Rush Funeral Home at Sardis with Rev. Conley officiating.  Burial was in the Sardis Cemetery.

 

Teufel, Theresa Teufel  nee Burkhart   (August 24, 1895 - March 21, 1969)

TEUFEL, Theresa Burkhart, 73,  a resident of 301 Jefferson Avenue, Clator, died in the Wheeling Hospital Friday.  She was born August 25, 1896, in Ohio, a daughter of the late Andrew and Rose Burkhart.  She had been a resident of Wheeling most of her life.  She was a member of St. Michael's Ctholic Church and the Christian Mothers Society.

Surviving are her husband, Louis G. Teufel; two sons, C.A. (Jack) Teufel of Elm Grove and Harold Teufel at home. 

Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, today and tomorrow from 1-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

 

Thomas, Oscar Thomas

Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, February 13, 1969

       Oscar Tomas, 68, of Lower Salem, Rt. 1, died Friday afternoon, February 7, 1969, at 12:00 o’clock, in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

       He was born November 23, 1900, at Lower Samen [sic-Salem], a son of the late John and Louisa Zimmerman Thomas. On September 8, 1928 he married Hilma Theiss who survives.

       Also surviving are three sons, Vernon Thomas, of Lower Salem; John Thomas, of Marietta, and Vaughn Thomas, of Columbus; two daughters, Mrs. Roy (Mary Louise) Skoglund and Mrs. Earl (Dorothy) Hesson, of Marietta; fifteen grandchildren and one brother, Walter Thomas, of Lower Salem.

       Two brothers, Henry and Albert Thomas and one sister, Mrs. Anna Pabst, are deceased.

       Mr. Thomas was a farmer. He was a member of the United Church of Christ at Warner and was a member of Elk Township Grange.

       Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 1 o’clock in the Warner United Church of Christ with the Rev. Robert Settleage officiating. Burial was in Salem township cemetery, Washington County, Ohio.

 

Travnicek, Beulah Travnicek nee Highman

Mrs. Beulah Travnicek, age 56, of 3812 Harrison Street, Bellaire, Ohio,  died Sunday afternoon, April 6, 1969, at 1:20 o'clock in Bellaire City Hospital.  She was born on August 29,1912, near Graysville, the daughter of the late Alexander Hamilton and Minnie Lucas Highman.  Mrs. Travnicek was a member of The First United Presbyterian Church of Bellaire.

Surviving are her husband, Anthony Travnicek, one daughter, Mrs. Richard(Rebecca) Lallathin, Bridgeport; one son, Wayne, of the home; one sister, Mrs. Delmas Gibbons of Woodsfield;  three brothers, Allen Highman of Medina, Ohio; Burdette Highman, of Zanesville; and Everett Highman, of St. Petersburg, Florida, and one half brother, Ray Highman of Woodsfield.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at one o'clock in the Walter C. Bauknecht and Son Funeral Home at Bellaire, with the Rev. David King of The First United Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery at Bellaire, Ohio

 

Turner, William Forrest Turner

Source:  Ashland Times Gazette, Ashland, Ohio; 18 Sep 1969

        William Forrest Turner, 94, former West Salem mayor and one of the oldest West Salem residents, died Wednesday afternoon after a brief illness at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Grace Richert of RD, Polk.

        The son of Henry and Mary Ellen (Nalley) Turner, he was born Aug. 6, 1875, in Monroe County.

        Mr. Turner had been mayor of West Salem for three terms from 1950-56.

        In Monroe County, he taught school and worked in the oil fields.  He was a former member of the Woodsfield Masonic Lodge and Odd Fellows Lodge.

        Mr. Turner also had been employed at Schott Poultry Co. in West Salem, Spencer Axle Mfg. Co. in Spencer and the F.E.  Myers & Bro. Co. in Ashland.

        Survivors include two sons, Clarence of Shreve and Guy of Coshocton; two daughters, Mrs. Reah Leibfarth of Ashland and Mrs. Richert; one brother, Asher Turner of Crystal, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. Addie Latimer of Woodsfield and Mrs. Ethel Fisher of Seminole, Okla.; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

        His wife, Anna, preceded him in death in 1951.  Two daughters, one son, two grandchildren, seven brothers and two sisters also preceded him in death.

        Funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at Matteson Funeral Home, West Salem, with Rev. LaRoy Ruble officiating.  Burial will be in Woodsfield where graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

        Visiting hours will be Friday afternoon and evening at the funeral home.

 

Voland, Harry Voland

Source:  The Brown Co. [Indiana] Democrat; May 22, 1969

        Harry Voland, 42, of R. 3, Nashville, died at his home at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.  He had apparently suffered a heart attack.

        A native of Brown County, he was born June 12, 1926, the son of Eddie and Hazel (Allender) Voland.  He had been employed by Cummins Engine Co., Columbus, for the last 16 years.

        He had graduated from Nashville High School, was a member of the Brown County Country club, and a Navy veteran of World War II.

        He is survived by his wife, the former Peggy Jones, who he married on Sept. 30, 1944 in Nashville.

        Also surviving are two sons and three daughters, Bill, Timothy Allen, Susan, Karen, and Peggy Ann, all at home; three brothers, Lloyd Voland of Nashville, Paul Voland, of Indianapolis, and Richard Voland, of Morgantown; and two sisters, Mrs. Dorval McDonald of Nashville and Mrs. Pauline Rogers, of rural Bloomington.

        Funeral services were Tuesday at the Bond Funeral Home in Nashville with Rev. Howard Small officiating.  Burial was in Greenlawn cemetery in Nashville.

 

Weber, Clara Weber, nee Yoho

Source:  The Spirit of Democracy, Woodsfield, Ohio; 27 Feb 1969

Mrs. Clara Weber, 86

        Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Weber, 86, Lewisville Rt. 1, were held Tuesday afternoon at the Buchanan United Presbyterian Church.  The Rev. Boyd Burd officiated and burial was in the church cemetery.  Bauer and Turner Funeral Home was in charge.

        Mrs. Weber died Feb. 22, 1969, at the Barnesville Hospital following a long illness.

        She was born Feb. 20, 1883, in Monroe County, the daughter of Sylvester and Caroline Young Yoho, and was a member of the United Presbyterian Church.

        Mrs. Weber leaves three daughters, Mrs. Viola Winland of Barnesville, Mrs. Laura Fisher and Mrs. Zelda Betts,both of Lewisville Rt. 1; six sons, Raymond of Zanesville, Floyd and Willard, both of Lewisville Rt. 1, Irvin of Brice, Lawrence of Newark, Earl of Alexandria; two sisters, Mrs. Freda Holman, Follansbee, W. Va., and Mrs. Rhoda Hackathorn, Tulsa, Okla.; 28 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

 

Wehr, Donald G. Wehr

Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, November 13, 1969

       Sgt. Donald Gene Wehr, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Wehr, who reside on Route 148, south of Barnesville, Ohio was one of the 124 United States servicemen killed November 1st in Vietnam by U.S. artillery fire.

       According to information given his parents, the Army sergent was participating in operations in the Queng Nagi Valley when he suffered the fatal wounds.

       A 1967 graduate of Barnesville High School, Sgt. Wehr entered the service June 11, 1968 and was assigned to Vietnam in May, 1969.

       He was based at ChuLei with Company C. 3rd Battalion, 1st Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade.

       Sgt. Wehr was to go to Australia in two weeks for a rest and rehabilition leave and would have finished his tour in Vietnam in May, 1970.

       The oldest of eight children, he was born May 5, 1949, in Barnesville, the son of James and Estella Bintz Wehr. He was graduated from Barnesville High School in 1968 and was a Methodist by faith.

       While a Barnesville High School student, Sgt. Wehr was employed at Binns Market and at the M-K Supermarket on North Chestnut St. Following his graduation, he worked at the National Cash Register plant at Cambridge.

       Last summer, he became engaged to Robin Ritchie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Ritchie, of Barnesville. They planned to be married next Fall.

       Surviving are his parents; three brothers, Thomas, James Jr., and Ronnie, all of the home; four sisters, Phyllis, Linda, Brenda and Patricia, also of the home; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bintz, of Lewisville, Ohio, Route 1.

       Military funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, November 11th, at one o’clock in the Campbell and Plumly Funeral Home, Barnesville. Evangelist Roy Hilliard officiated. Burial was in Holly Memorial Gardens at Pleasant Grove.

 

Wiley, Corinne S Wiley [24 Mar 1904 – 26 Oct 1969]

Mrs Corinne S Wiley, 65, of 409 N Fourth St, died at 7:45 am Sunday following an extended illness.

She was born in Cowen, WVa, March 24, 1904, a daughter of the late Morgan A and Nancy Ellen Hamrick Morris.

Mrs Wiley was preceded in death by her husband, William Wiley.

Surviving are two brothers, Roy M Morris, 303 W Pike St and Daniel Kessler Morris of Gore; and one sister, Mrs Harold (Leeora) Roush, 261 Clay St.  Two nieces and two nephews also survive.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

Mrs Wiley was a Protestant by faith.

Published in Clarksburg Telegram on Oct 28 1969. From the collection of P Frichtl.

 

Wilson, Elsie Wilson, nee Geis

Source:  The Martins Ferry [Ohio] Times Leader; Tuesday, 29 Oct 1969

        Mrs. Elsie Wilson, resident of 423 N. 8th St., Martins Ferry, died Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. in Ohio Valley General Hospital, Wheeling, where she had been a patient the past several days.  She was born in Martins Ferry, March 8, 1896.

        She was a member of the Martins Ferry First United Presbyterian Church.

        Preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Wilson, Sept. 21, 1966, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. William (Kathleen) DuJardin, Martins Ferry and Misses Grace and Gloria Wilson, both of the home; three brothers, John and Wilbur Geis, both of Martins Ferry and Herman of Bakersfield, Calif.; four sisters, Mrs. Albert Withers, Martins Ferry, Mrs. Owen Myers, Brookside, Mrs. Kellie Conway, Bridgeport and Mrs. Warren Wright, Wheeling; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

        Friends will be received at the Heslop Funeral home, Martins Ferry, after 7 p.m. Thursday.  Services will be held Saturday morning at 10:30 in the funeral home with Dr. Niles Southwick officiating.  Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry.

 

Wilson, J. Albert Wilson

Source:  The Martins Ferry [Ohio] Times Leader; Monday, 11 Aug 1969

        J. Albert Wilson, 525 Ralston Ave., Martins Ferry, died this morning at 7 a.m. at his home following an extended illness.  He was born in Tyler County, W. Va., July 5 1892.*

        He was a member of the Martins Ferry First Baptist Church and a retired employe of the Martins Ferry plant of Wheeling - Pittsburgh Steel Corp.

        Surviving are his widow, Hazel Stead Wilson; five daughters, Mrs. Lester (Alberta) Thornton, Pinelles Park, Fla., Mrs. Charles (Betty) Dowdell and Mrs. Irvin (Bernice) Speidel, both of Martins Ferry, Mrs. Audra Miller of Sylmar, Calif. and Debra Wilson, at home; two sons Charles Albert of Massillon and James of Norfolk, Va., one brother, Raymond of Martins Ferry; three sisters, Mrs. Emma Marsh of Wheeling, Mrs. Nancy Hartenstein of Warren and Mrs. Audra Teare of Martins Ferry; 29 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

        Friends will be received at the Heslop Funeral Home, Martins Ferry, after 7 p.m. Tuesday.  Arrangements are incomplete.

*Submitter's Notes:  The Social Security Death Index gives 5 Jul 1893.  Below is another obituary for him.

 

Wilson, J. Albert Wilson

Source:  The Martins Ferry [Ohio] Times Leader; Tuesday, 12 Aug 1969

        Friends received at the Heslop Funeral Home, Martins Ferry, after 7 p.m. tonight and Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Martins Ferry First Baptist Church with Rev. K. Aart Van Dam officiating.  Burial in Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry.

 

Windland, Edna Windland, nee Talbott

Source:  The Alliance [Ohio] Review; 14 Apr 1969

        Mrs. Edna Talbott Windland, 46, of 265 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Sebring, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Alliance City Hospital at 7:30 a.m. yesterday following a lingering illness.

        She is survived by her husband, Karl, and a son, Earl of the home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Talbott Sr. of Whittier, Calif.;  brother, William Talbott Jr., of Whittier; and a sister, Mrs. Sally Lewis, of Arlington, Tex.  She was preceded in death by three daughters, Karene, Karen and Karla.

        Funeral services will be conducted at the Vogt-Gednetz Funeral Home Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Rev. C. O. Armstrong officiating.  Burial will be in Fairmount Memorial Park.

        Calling hours will be tomorrow from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home..

 

Zwick, Isadore Alexander Zwick

Isadore Alexander Zwick was born on 31 Jul 1889 in Stafford, Monroe Co., OH.. He died on 11 Oct 1969 in Louisville, Stark Co., OH.)

Isadore Zwick, age 80, of 215 North Chapel St., Louisville, passed away Saturday Oct. 11, [1969] in St. Joseph’s Hospice after a short illness. Born in Monroe County, he worked in the Canton area for 45 years. He was a World War I veteran and a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, Louisville American Legion Post No. 548 and Louisville Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by a brother, Clement G. Zwick of Louisville, and one sister, Mrs. Martha Reischman of Miltonsburg.

Services were held in St. Louis Church on Tuesday with interment in the church cemetery. Paquelet Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

 

 

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