Monroe County Obituaries
Source: The Wheeling [West Virginia] News Register; 15 Mar 1970
AMRHEIN, Edmund E., 29, of Hollywood, Calif. and formerly of 615 Old Fairmont Pike, Wheeling, died in California March 11. He was born March 26, 1941, in Wheeling, the son of Edmund L. and Mary E. Eckhardt Amrhein. He was a graduate of Wheeling High School and attended the University of Illinois. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. In addition to his parents he is survived by two sisters, Barbara, at home, and Mrs. Flynn* Blazina, Bogata, N.J.; and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Eckhardt, Wheeling. Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Monday and Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete.**
*Submitter's Note: The West Virginia Culture Vital Records web site on marriages shows his sister Lynn Ellen marrying Donald Stephen Blazina. **Submitter’s Note: Below is the funeral notice.
Amrhein, Edmund E. Amrheim
Source: The Wheeling [West Virginia] News Register; 16 Mar 1970
AMRHEIN, Edmund E., 29, of Hollywood, Calif. and formerly of 615 Old Fairmont Pike, Wheeling, died in California March 11. Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., today and tomorrow, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Services there 3 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. David Sailer officiating. Interment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens, Sherrard.
Source: The Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated, Thursday, January 7, 1971
Richard F. Bates ,
45, of Hollywood, Florida, former Woodsfield resident, died Monday, December
28, 1970, in Hollywood.
He was born May 11, 1925 , in Woodsfield, a son of George D. Bates, of Woodsfield, and the late Rosella Crock Bates.
Surviving in addition to his father are his stepmother, Mrs. Flavil Gatten Bates; three daughters, Mrs. Ed Steele, of Seville; Mrs. Gary Gray, of Bridgeport, and Mrs. Ronald Yost, of Sistersville, W.Va.; four grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Esther Park of Toledo, and Mrs. Jane Russell, of Wheeling, W.Va., Mrs. Martha Highman, of Ashland; three brothers, Robert Bates, of Ashland; William Bates, of Polk, and George Bates, of Woodsfield, Route 3, and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held on Thursday afternoon, December 31st, at two o'clock in The Bauer and Turner Funeral Chapel with Minister J. V. A. Traylor officiating. Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio.
Blachly, Robert Lee Blachly
Blachly, Bonnie Pauline Blachly nee Eshleman
Blachly, Audre Lee Blachly
Blachly, Paula Rae Blachly
Columbus Dispatch, Columbus,
In Memory of The Blachly Family
Robert Lee and Bonnie Pauline Eshleman Blachly and their two children, Audre Lee and Paula Rae.
Together in death, as they were in life, Bonnie and the two children left this world for the life beyond on the twelfth of November, 1970 and Robert joined them on the thirteenth.
Officiating—Ronald D. Laughery, Minister
Final Resting Place—Markillie Cemetery
In charge of services—Donald B. Johnson Funeral Home
Auto Spark Possible Cause Of Fire
Fatal To Four At Plant In Hudson
Hudson, Ohio—Firemen say explosions that killed four persons Thursday at a propane gas plant could have been touched off by a spark from the automobile in which three of the victims were riding.
Mrs. Bonnie Blachly, 30, of Hudson, and her daughters, Audre, 3, and Paula, 2, were in the automobile passing the Fuelgas Corp. plant in Hudson when the first explosions rocked the area.
Witnesses reported seeing mist which firemen said could have been caused by gas leaking from a loading dock.
“ I saw a fog enveloping the whole area,” said Edward C. Jestromb manager of a neighborhood furniture store. Jestromb said he saw the Blachly’s Volkswagon “start into the fog. When the car got in, the whole fog ignited.”
Robert Blachly, 31, who was in the car with his wife and children, was burned seriously. William A. Jones, operator of a service a few hundred yards away, said he found Blachly sitting on some batteries shortly after the first explosion.
“He didn’t have any clothes on,” Jones said, “and he was bent over, not saying anything.”
The fourth person killed was O. C. Williams, 46, service manager of Fuelgas Corp.
Three Fuelgas buildings were destroyed by the 30 to 40 explosions, and Fire Chief Richard Myers estimated damage at $250,000.
Police said they believed propane gas leaked from a broken line on a truck that had just been filled with gas.
Firemen said the initial blast could have been touched off by a spark from Blachly’s car or by an overhead system in a garage near the loading dock of from some other source.
Source: The Newark [Ohio] Advocate; 20 Aug 1970
Funeral services for Orville J. Booth, 55, of 161 Bolton Ave., will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Criss Brothers Funeral Home with the Rev. Grover Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Booth died in [sic--at?] 10:50 a.m. Wednesday in Licking County Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 9, 1914 in Bailey Mills, Ohio, son of Herbert Booth and the late Ethel Brewster Booth.
Mr. Booth was a former employe of Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. and was an Army veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his father, Herbert of Barnesville; four sons: Larry, Mike, Rich and Alvy, all of the home; three daughters: Mrs. Donald M. Hess of Newark, Anita and Patricia, both of the home; one brother, Carl Booth of Buckeye Lake; one sister, Mrs. Evelyn Bright of Buckeye Lake and two grandchildren.
One brother is dead.
Friends may call the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.
*Submitter's Note: The Social Security Death Index gives his birth as 9 Oct 1913.
Source: The Columbus [Ohio] Dispatch; Wednesday, September 2, 1970
Fred Botkin, age 78, 66 S. Terrace. Retired Linotype Operator. Columbus Citizen 45 years. Member of the First Church of Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass. and Second Church of Christ Scientist, Columbus. Life member of Mentorwood Lodge K of P. Luther B. Turner 732 F and AM, Scottish Rite, Valley of Columbus, member of Columbus Local No. 5 International Typographical Union. Survived by wife, Gladys Lorraine; son, William Howard Botkin; grandchildren, Katherine, and William Howard Botkin II; sisters, Katherine Brobeck, Eau Gallie, Fla., Mrs. John (Ruth) Cutright, Chillicothe, Ohio; brother, James H. Botkin, Chillicothe, Ohio. Friends may call JERRY SPEARS, 2693 W. Broad St. Tuesday 7-9 p.m., Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday. Mr. Roy Burman officiating. Interment Sunset Cemetery. Masonic service 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Source: Bay City [Michigan] Times; Monday, December 28, 1970
Bowersock, Elmer A.
Mr. Bowersock passed away Sunday evening at his residence following a sudden illness. Age 70, he was born October 18, 1900 in Archer's Fork, Ohio and has resided in Bay City most of his life. He is survived by his wife the former Mary E. Mendenhall; two sons, J. Ray of Kawkawlin and Stanley A. of Bay City; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Bowersock was a member of the First Baptist Church and retired oil field worker of the Muskegon Development Co. Funeral Services will take place Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Gephart Funeral Home. Officiating will be the Rev. Donald K. Olsen with burial in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Monday.
Source: The East Liverpool [Ohio] Evening Review; Saturday, 14 Feb 1970
Brady Oran Brown, 57, of 421 Harrison St., Newell, a night watchman at the Homer Laughlin China Co., died Friday at 2:15 p.m. at City Hospital after a two - day illness.
A native of St. Marys, W. Va., Mr. Brown was born April 14, 1912, a son of the late William Brown and Mary Ann Cronin Brown. He came to Newell about 40 years ago. He was a member of the IBOP.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Grace Brown, at home; three sons, Harold Brown and Wayne Brown of Chester and Curtis Brown of East Liverpool; two brothers, Frank Brown of Parkersburg, W. Va., and Arch Brown of St. Marys; a sister, Mrs. Cameron (Jessie) Redcliff of St. Marys, and seven grandchildren.
Services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Chester Chapel of the Arner Funeral Home by the Rev. Randall Price of the Chester First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery, Wellsville.
Friends may call at the chapel after 7 tonight, Sunday afternoon and night.
Brown, Homer R. Brown
Source: Cleveland Press; Aug. 21, 1970; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #096.
Brown. Homer R. Brown, beloved husband of Lillian (nee Ledasil), dear father of Patricia Swanty, Gene, Robin, Cheryl Beam, Timothy, beloved grandfather of five and great-grandfather of three, dear brother of Thurman, Wilbur, Gilbert, Lawrence, Clinton and Thelma Latimer. NO VISITATION. Memorial services Saturday, Aug. 22, at Parma Evangelical Lutheran Church at 10:30 p.m. Please omit flowers.
Brownfield, James Brownfield
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Monday at the Seneca Valley Church of Christ (Calais) for James Brownfield, 83, Calais, who died Friday evening, Feb. 27,  at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Edward (Georgianna) Starr, of Barnesville, where he had been making his home for the past several months. A retired farmer, he was born Jan. 21, 1887, in Monroe County near Calais, a son of Stephen and Lena Wells Brownfield. Mr. Brownfield was a member of the Seneca Valley Church of Christ.
His wife, Blanche G. Brownfield, died Aug. 7, 1969. In addition to the daughter at whose home he died, Mr. Brownfield is survived by five other daughters, Mrs. Henry (Mabel) Starr of Quaker City, Mrs. Kenneth (Stella) Mitchell of Bellaire, Mrs. Hobart (Bessie) Bunting and Mrs. Donald (Mary Lou) Broomhall, both of Barnesville, Mrs. Leroy (June) Hanson of Lewisville; three sons, Woodrow Brownfield of Bethesda, Oscar Brownfield of Woodsfield R. D. and Herbert Brownfield of Alliance; 30 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren, a total of 77 descendants. Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Miracle of Zanesville; two brothers, Fred Brownfield of Thornville and Keyser Brownfield of Newark.
Evangelist James Gallagher officiated at the funeral and burial followed in Calais Cemetery.
Burkhart, Sylvester F. Burkhart
Source: The Zanesville Times Recorder dated, 26 Feb 1970:
LEWISVILLE -- Sylvester F. Burkhart, 86, of Lewisville died at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday (Feb 25, 1970) at his home following a long illness. He was born in Monroe County Nov 11, 1883, a son of George and Mary Yontz Burkhart. He worked for many years as a fireman at Ironton and moved to Lewisville after his retirement.
Surviving are his widow, Elma Christman Burkhart, and several nieces and nephews. His first wife, Angela Geswein Burkhart, died in 1957.
Friends may call at Brubach Funeral Home in Summerfield 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ironton with Fr. Joseph Finan officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery at Ironton. Rosary will be recited at the funeral home at 8 p.m. Friday.
Christman, Anna Christman nee Claus
Monroe County Beacon,
Woodsfield, Ohio, dated,
Once again the Grim Reaper of death has entered our midst and taken from us our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, neighbor and friend.
Anna Claus Christman, daughter of Fred and Caroline Haffner
Claus, was born near Lewisville, Ohio
She was united in marriage with Fred G. Christman; three sons, Raymond Christman, of Barnesville, Alva Christman, of Quaker City, and Irvin Christman, of El Paso, Texas; two brothers, Edwin Claus, of Smithfield, Iowa, and Gilbert Claus, of Lewisville; twelve grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Besides her son, she was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and two sisters.
Mrs. Christman lived on a farm in Monroe County for sixty years, then she and her husband went to Barnesville to live with their son, Raymond. Mrs. Christman had been in poor health for two years. All that loving hands could do was done but to no avail. God called her home where there is no suffering, sorrow nor death.
She was confirmed in the Middle Chuch at the age of thirteen.
Mrs. Christman was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and neighbor, willing to lend a helping hand when needed. She will be sadly missed by all.
A precious one from us has gone
A voice we loved is stilled,
A place is vacant in our home
Which never can be filled.
Funeral services were held at the Bauer and Turner Funeral Chapel in Woodsfield on Thursday afternoon, October 29, at one o’clock, with Rev. Wilmer Grunwald, of the Trinity United Church of Christ, officiating. Burial was in the Middle Church Cemetery.
Christman, Anna Christman nee Claus
Mrs. Anna Claus Christman, of Lewisville, Rt. 2, died on Sunday morning, Sept. 23rd , on her 82nd birthday, at , at her home after a lingering illness.
She was born
Surviving are her husband, Lewis E. Christman; two daughters, Mrs. Fred (Celesta) Welty and Mrs. Fermin (Louise) Bower, of Bucyrus; 6 sons; Lawrence Christman, of Bucyrus; Thurman Christman, of Jerusalem, Rt. 2; Robert and Delmar Christman, Bucyrus; Wilbert Christman of Caledonia, and Edward Christman, of Bolivar; 16 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren, and one brother, Dora Claus, of the home.
Friends will be received at the Bauer and Turner Funeral Home after this Monday.
Funeral services will be held in their chapel on Wednesday afternoon at D. S. T. with Rev. Donald J. Stump, Sr. officiating. Interment will be in the Middle Church Cemetery.
Christman, Florence Christman nee Dietz
In Memory of Florence Dietz Christman
Desvoignes Funeral Home
Clergy-Rev. Albert Henry
Place of Interment—Apple Creek Cemetery
[See below for obituary.]
Christman, Florence Christman, nee Deetz
Source: The Massillon [Ohio] Independent; 1 Jun 1970
Mrs. Florence Deetz Christman, 54, of Apple Creek died Saturday afternoon in the Wayne county hospital near Wooster, where she had been a patient one year.
She was born in Millersburg and had resided most of her life in East Union township in Wayne county.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Lillian) Lint of Loudonville; a son, Myron Christman of Apple Creek; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Deetz* of Millersburg; and two grandchildren.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Desvoignes funeral home in Mount Eaton with the Rev. Albert Henry of Wooster officiating. Interment will be made in Apple Creek cemetery.
Friends may call tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.
[Submitter’s Note: See above for the funeral home memory card.]
Christman, Hazel L. Christman, nee Stephen
Source: The Canton [Ohio] Repository; 6 Apr 1970
MRS. HAZEL L., age 65 of Central Ave., Bolivar, Ohio, died Saturday evening at 9:30 in her home. She died of a heart attack. Born in Monroe County, she had lived in this vicinity for 32 years. She attended St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bolivar. She is survived by her husband, Bernard J. Christman, Sr.; one son, Bernard John Christman Jr.; two daughters, Mrs. Delores Dzigorski of Cuppertino, Calif., and Mrs. Betty L. Morgan of Bolivar; six grandchildren; one brother, Marion Stephens of Woodsfield, Ohio, and one sister, Rebecca Burkhart of Miltonsburg, Ohio. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Lebold Funeral Home with Pastor George Houlale officiating. Calling hours at the funeral home 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Fort Laurens Cemetery. D. of A. service will be at 7:30 Tuesday evening.
Source: The Spirit of Democracy, Woodsfield, Ohio; May 1970
GEORGE W. CLINE, 62
George W. Cline, 62, of Lewisville died Friday evening, May 22, at 8:30 p.m. at his home after several months illness.
He was born Dec. 8, 1907 at Jerico, Ohio, the son of the late John and Myrtle Steward Cline. He was the supervisor of case workers for the Aid for the Aged of Monroe County. He was a ruling elder of the Buchanan Presbyterian Church, a member of the Masonic Lodge of Stafford, and a member of the Lewisville Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Vivian Young Cline, one son, Myron of Burgoon, Ohio, and two grandchildren. He also leaves two brothers, Miles D. Cline of Bloomingdale, Ohio, and Frances Mearl Cline of New Matamoras; and one sister, Mrs. Lloyd (Opal) Weber of Barberton, Ohio.
The body was removed from the Bauer & Turner Funeral Home in Woodsfield at 1:00 p.m., Monday to the Buchanan Presbyterian Church where funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday. Burial was in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield.
Cline, Trina Jo Cline
Source: newspaper article; 3 Jul 1970
Trina Jo Cline, 6, of Marietta Rt. 4 died at 4:30 p.m. yesterday in Marietta Memorial Hospital.
She was born Dec. 15, 1963, in Marietta, a daughter of Stanley and Sister Arlene Weckbacker, who survive with a brother, Tony; a sister, Nicola; grandmothers, Mrs. John Weckbacker* of Rinard Mills and Mrs. Garnet Schneider of Whipple, and other relatives.
Trina Jo had attended kindergarten at Warren Elementary School and attended the Church of Christ.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Harold Hadley & Sons Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ronald Cress officiating and burial in Tunnel Cemetery. Friends may call at the fuenral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.
*Submitter's Note: This is usually spelled WECKBACHER.
Source: The Wheeling [West Virginia] News Register; 22 Apr 1970
COLEMAN, Mrs. Emma J., 78, of 2407 Warwood Ave. died at her home Tuesday at 10:40 p.m. She was born May* 16, 1891 in Brookside, a daughter of Theodore and Mary Ehnnni** Nalley and was a charter member of Corpus Christi Church and its Christian Mothers Society. For many years she had operated a Warwood Grocery with her husband, Louis William, who died in 1941. Surviving are three sons: Ellwood,*** William and Louis, all of Warwood; two sisters and a brother; Mrs. Hilda Eckhardt, Mrs. Mary Dueker, James Nalley, all of Wheeling; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Bodey Funeral Home, 2101 Warwood Ave. today from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. On Friday a Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. in Corpus Christi Church. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery and Rosary devotions Thursday at 8 p.m.
* The Social Security Death Index and her death certificate both give March as the birth month.
** In her mother's obituary the name was spelled EHNI.
*** This is also seen spelled as Elwood.
Source: The Danville [Illinois] Commercial News; 6 Nov 1970
OAKWOOD (CNS) -- Mrs. Emma J. Cronkhite, 81, of Oakwood, died at 2:07 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 5, 1970) at Lake View Memorial where she had been a patient one day. She had been in ill health for 18 months.
Born in Sistersville, W. Va., June 16, 1889, she was the daughter of Jasper and Anna Elliott Kinkade. She was married 25 Mar 1911, in Danville to William C. Cronkhite, who survives.
Mrs. Cronkhite had resided in Oakwood for 53 years. She was a member of the Oakwood Christian Church, the Christian Women's Fellowship of the Church and Oakwood Chapter of Order of Eastern Star. She taught Sunday school at the Church for 20 years. Her hobbies were flowers and sewing.
Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Thelma Curry of Universal, Ind., Mrs. Waneta Steenbergen of Oakwood and Ms. Wilma Thomas of Danville; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Walter Kinkade of Farmersburg, Ind.; and a sister, Mrs. Dora Draper of Alvin.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Oakwood Christian Church, with the Rev.* Richard Davidson officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Johnson Funeral Home in Oakwood.
*Submitter's Note: The word preceding "Richard" was difficult to read and this might not be correct.
Source: The Canton [Ohio] Repository; 21 Dec 1970
LUCILLE JOSEPH, 66, life resident of East Sparta, passed away Sunday morning in Massillon following an extended illness. Retired employee of the Hoover Co. and member of the East Sparta United Methodist Church, WSCS of the Church and Bolivar Chapter No. 368 Order of Eastern Star. Widow of William J., preceded in death by two brothers Loren and Vern [sic–Verne] Joseph. Survived by one sister Mrs. I. W. (Bernice) Abel of Pittsburgh, Pa. Two nieces and two nephews. Services will be held Tues. 1 p.m. in the Kreighbaum Funeral Home with Rev. David W. Bloor officiating. Burial in East Sparta Cemetery. Friends may call Monday evening (Tonight) 7-9 p.m.
Dierkes, Clyde R. Dierkes
The Monroe County
Jan 29 1970 Page 1
Body Of Murdered Monroe County Man Recovered From Well Wed. Morning
[picture caption} Sheriff F.L. Sulsbereger Jr.(in white overalls), assisted by his son, Dick removes a wrist watch and pocket watch from the body of Clyde Dierkes immediately after it was removed from the bottom of the well. Prosecuting Attorney Geroge F. Burkhart was also at the scene when the body was recovered.
[picture caption] Floyd Stewart, 25, of Southgate, Michigan, is pictured near the well where the body of Clyde Dierkes, 65, was recoved at approximately 11:30 o'clock Wednesday morning.
Dixon, Ben F. Dixon
SOURCE: The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600's-1900's. Page 57-58
Old-time members of the National Genealogical Society will remember a tall, bald man in a Navy officer's uniform, whose smile and hearty handshake exuded warmth and cordiality, and whose booming voice infected his hearers with the same enthusiasm for genealogical research and for extending the spheres of the influence of the society.
This was Ben F. Dixon, a native of Kahoka, Missouri, and a long-time resident of San Diego, California. It is with deep regret that we received word of his death at his home, 6008 Arosa Street, San Diego, on Saturday, 27 June 1970, at the age of 78.
In his adopted city he was Curator of the Junipero Serra Museum in Presido Park, 1949-1955, and for 11 years taught history at Adult Evening School. He started the Walking Tours of the Old Town. He was a member of the Squibob Chapter of E Clampas Vitus, an organization founded in the Gold Rush Days by men who like to mix history and fun. In 1968 on a visit to Washington (D C), he addressed the Society on the historical and genealogical work being accomplished in San Diego.
His publications included "Contributions of Haiti to the Independence of the United States, 1776-1826" (1950), which won an award from the Haitian Government; "Diario, The Journal of Padre Serra " (editor; 2nd edition, 1967), and with Mrs Dixon, "Five Generations of American Dwelles" (1960).
The Society extends its deepest sympathy to his widow, the former Alice L. Dwelle; his sons Dale and John and his daughter Mary Alice Six grand children also survive. Burial was in Greenwood Mausoleum. Milton Rubincam.
Dougherty, Kenneth Eugene Dougherty
MONROE COUNTY OHIO DOUGHERTY CLAN, by James McKitrick, p 172
Kenneth Eugene Dougherty was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia on 11 January 1922. Kenneth, called Ken, attended grade school at Jefferson School and continued his education at Parkersburg High School. Ken entered the US Navy during WWII and was assigned to the USS Cosco, a seaplane tender. His duty took him to the South Pacific Theater to fight the war. After the war, Ken went to work for the Parkersburg Police, following in his father's footsteps. Ken chose a Parkersburg native, Ruth Berry, for his wife. Ruth was born on 16 August 1922. Ruth died on 27 April 1968 and is buried in the IOOF Cemetery, Parkersburg, West Virginia. Ken and Ruth were members of the Church of Christ and were well liked by all those they came in contact with. Ken met and married Sue Weekley, of Parkersburg. Ken died of a heart attack on 24 November 1970 and is buried in the Evergreen North Cemetery,
Parkersburg, West Virginia.
Source: The Canton [Ohio] Repository; 25 May 1970
Marie L. age 68 of 3979* N. Market Ave. passed away Sunday at 8 a.m. in Aultman Hospital where she had been a patient for the last month. A former Alliance resident later resided in Florida, returning to Canton in August of 1969. She was a member of the Union Club of Cleveland, Canton Bridge Club, and a former member of Alliance and Congress Lake Country clubs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray F. (Bus) Doyle in 1967. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. G. Robert (Patricia) Lucas and Mrs. James L. (Susan) Anderson both of Canton; three sisters, Mrs. Robert (Betty) Harriman of Canton, Mrs. Ronald (Evelyn) Cramer of North Canton, and Mrs. William (Jacqueline) Stevens of Memphis, Tenn. and four grandsons, Robert and Rick Lucas, James and Scott Anderson. A Mass will be sung Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Alliance, Ohio. Friends may call Monday (today) 7-9 p.m. in the Schneeberger and Son Funeral Home, 2222 Fulton Rd. N.W. (Schneeberger, 456-8237)
*Submitter's Note: This was difficult to read and could be an error.
Foster, Blanche A. Foster nee Herlan
TIMES RECORDER, ZANESVILLE, OHIO, 8 Aug 1970
Mrs. Blanche A. Foster [aka, Alma B. "Blanche" (Herlan) Foster], 84, of Drake Nursing Home on Findley avenue, retired housemother of the old Bethesda School of Nursing, died at 5:05 p.m. Friday (Aug. 7) at the nursing home where she had been a patient several years. She was born June 1, 1886, in Summerfield, a daughter of John W. and Sarah Kent Herlan. She spent most of her life in the Zanesville area. Her husband, Delbert G. Foster, died in 1942. Mrs. Foster was Bethesda housemother 17 years before retiring in 1964. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.
She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Fern) Lane of West Pike; a son, John Foster of Jackson; a brother, Elbert Herlan of Parma; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. A daughter, three brothers and four sisters are deceased. Friends may call at Blue Avenue Chapel of Bolin Funeral Home 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
TIMES RECORDER, ZANESVILLE, OHIO, 9 Aug 1970 FOSTER SERVICE
Service for Mrs. Blanche A. Foster, 84, of Drake Nursing Home on Findley avenue, who died Friday, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Blue avenue chapel of Bolin Funeral Homes with Rev. Howard Spitnale officiating. Burial will be in Summerfield Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Source: The Toledo [Ohio] Blade; 1 Dec 1970
Betty Sue Roach
Joint services for Betty Sue Roach, 19, of 627* Hayes Rd., and Lawrence M. Ghaster, 19, of 5150 Burlingame Dr., will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Neville Mortuary, with burial in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
Both were killed Sunday night when the car in which they were riding struck a utility pole in the 4300 block of Dorr Street.
Surviving Miss Roach are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Roach; brother, Robert, at home; sisters, Beverly, at home, and Mrs. Brenda Littrell, of Chicago; grandmothers, Mrs. Gertrude Roach, of Mount Pleasant, Tex., and Mrs. Ellie Brigance, of Waldron, Ark.
Surviving Mr. Ghaster are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ghaster; brothers, Thomas and Randy, of Toledo; sisters, Mrs. Billie Taylor, of Sylvania, and Mrs. Bonnie Saunders, of Brockville, O., and grandmother, Mrs. Leona Seropulos, of Ypsilanti, Mich.
The Ghaster family requests that any tributes be in the form of contributions to the Ernest Kempfer Scholarship Fund at Epiphany Lutheran Church.
*Submitter’s Note: This could possibly be 827. There is a smear on my copy of this obituary.
Goodballet, Mary Goodballet, nee Glaser
Source: The Evening Review [East Liverpool, Ohio], Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1970
Mrs. Mary S. Goodballet, 84, of 330 E. 8th St., died Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. at City Hospital following a week's illness.
She was born July 4, 1886, in Wellsville, a daughter of John and Anna Jeanette Zeman Glaser, but had resided here virtually her lifetime. She was past grand templar of Ohio Ladies of the Golden Eagles, was a member of the Daughter of America 287, Senior Citizens and the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Harold T. Goodballet, at home; two stepsons, Keith Goodballet of East Liverpool and John Goodballet of Trenton, N.Y.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Alvin (Ethelyn) Trainer of East Liverpool; a sister, Mrs. Lois Hohman of East Liverpool; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday at the Martin Funeral Home with the Rev. Lawrence Crawford officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday night.
Gray, Edna Mae Gray
Monroe County Beacon,
Woodsfield, Ohio, dated,
Miss Edna Mae Gray, age 19, of Woodsfield, died Saturday
She was born at Lewisville,
A 1969 graduate, Woodsfield High School, she was also a recent graduate of Hartford Airlines Personnel School at Hartford, Connecticut.
Surviving in addition to her mother, are two sisters, Mrs. Virginia Sheba, of Powhatan Point, and Mrs. Mary Hill, of Woodsfield.
Funeral services were held at the Bauer and Turner Funeral Chapel on Monday afternoon at , with Minister Charles Hendershot and Minister J. V. A. Traylor officiating.
Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield.
Gutberlet, Loss F. Gutberlet
Source: Marietta [Ohio] Times; 19 Oct 1970
Loss F. Gutberlet, 81, Marietta Rt. 5, died at 1:25 a.m. today in Marietta Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 12,* 1889, in Washington County, a son of the late John and Caroline Mercer** Gutberlet. He married Clara C. Strickler, who died May 20, 1960. Four sons and one daughter survive: Earl Gutberlet, True Gutberlet and Clyde Gutberlet, all of Rt. 5; Larry Gutberlet, with whom he made his home and Mrs. Dale (Margaret) Cline, Devola. There are seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Two brothers and one sister survive, Guy Gutberlet of Rt. 5, Ray Gutberlet, Marietta, and Mrs. Lawrence (Daisy) Prunty of Whipple Rt. A son, Dean, and two grandchildren preceded him in death.
Mr. Gutberlet was a retired oil field worker and had also been employed by the Ohio Dept. of Highways. He was a member of the Non-digressive Church of God.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Doudna & McClure Funeral Home. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.
*The World War I and the World War II Draft Registration forms and the Social Security Death Index give his birth as June 11.
** Other records give this name as MOSSER.
Haren,Vernon W. Haren,
(Born 1900 in Miltonsburg, Ohio; died in Louisville, Stark Co, Ohio, 1970)
Vernon (Vern) W. Haren, 79, of 210 East Gorgas St., Louisville, died suddenly Tuesday evening, Sept. 8 . He had lived in the Louisville area for 58 years and worked in research at H-P Products Co. of Louisville for ten years, retiring in 1960. He then drove a school bus for the Louisville School System for 5 years.
He was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church and of Louisville Knights of Columbus Council 2530. His wife, Lillian Bishop Haren, had preceded him in death in 1964.
Survived by many nieces and nephews, the Mass of the Resurrection was held Friday morning at the church and K of C services held in Paquelet Funeral Home Thursday evening. Burial was made in St. Louis Church cemetery.
Hayes, Rose L. Hayes nee Kahrig
Monroe County Beacon, Woodsfield, Ohio, dated June 1970
Mrs. Rose L. Kahrig Hayes, 74, of New Alexandria, died Tuesday morning June, 1970, at her home.
She was born in Woodsfield,
Her husband, Foster Hayes, preceded her in death in 1963.
Mrs. Hayes was a member of the New Alexandria United Methodist Church.
Surviving are five sons, Kenneth Hayes, of Sparks, Nevada; Eugene Hayes and Victor Hayes, of New Alexandria; Hollis Hayes, of Brilliant and Virgil Hayes, of Santa Ana, California, 13 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon, June 4th at in the Orval J. Williams Funeral Home at Brilliant, with Rev. Harold B. Griffith officiating. Burial was in New Alexandria Cemetery.
Source: The Barnesville Enterprise, Barnesville, Ohio; 1 Oct 1970
Mrs. Elizabeth Hines, 95, a resident of 623 Wiley Avenue, Barnesville, passed away Sunday, September 27th at Barnesville Hospital. She was born in Monroe County, December 28, 1874, a daughter of Phillip and Catherine Neibch Neuhardt.
Mrs. Hines was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Barnesville.
She is survived by two sons, Lester and James, both of Barnesville; one daughter, Miss Jean Hines of Canton; one brother, Ed Neuhardt of Barnesville; 15 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home on North Chestnut Street where final rites were held Tuesday, September 29th at 3:30 P.M. with the Reverend Richard Eshler officiating. Burial was made in Northern Cemetery, Barnesville.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch; Friday, September 11, 1970 Page: 16 B
Mrs. Margaret H. Holmes of 175 W. Schreyer Pl.--Thursday. Teacher with Columbus Public Schools, teaching at ________* Junior High school and Clinton Elementary, member of North Broadway United Methodist Church, National Education Association, Ohio Education Association, Columbus Education Association. Graduate of Ohio Wesleyan, where she received her BA degree. She received her Masters degree at OSU. Survived by husband Wayne; stepson, Raymond Holmes, West Milton, Ohio; stepdaughters, Donna Witherspoon, Columbus, Mary Kathryn Cowgill, Columbus; niece, Mrs. Carol Jean Leeper. Friends may call at the SOUTHWICK FUNERAL CHAPEL, 3400 N. High St., Friday 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. where service will be from the Memorial Chapel 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rev. Richard Reynolds officiating. Contributions if desired may be made to the Dee Holmes Memorial Fund of North Broadway United Methodist Church. Interment Union Cemetery.
*Submitter’s Note: My copy of the obituary was faded here and difficult to read.
Benjamin E. Hossman
Hossman, Benjamin E., 72, of 1953 Grandview Road, Glen Dale, died Friday at 9:05 a.m. at Reynolds Memorial Hospital. He was born April 6, 1898, at Sardis, O., son of Godfrey and Lena Rusener Hossman. He was a carpenter-contractor, founder of The Hossman Contracting Co.; member of Pleasant Hill Methodist Church; Carpenters Local No 3
Surviving are his
widow, Ellen Hinerman Hossman; a son, Dale B., Glen Dale; a daughter, Mrs.
Ralph (Rosalie) Cain, Glen Dale Heights; seven grandchildren; six stepchildren;
seventeen step-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Everett (Ella) Jones,
McMechen; Mrs. Midge Long, Cobb Island, Md.; two brothers, George,
St. Clairsville; Ernest, Glen Dale Heights.
Friends may call at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Services Sunday at 2 p.m. at The Pleasant Hills Methodist Church, with Rev. Frank Crow and Rev. Jim Norton officiating. Interment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens. The Lincoln Lodge I. O. O. F. will conduct services Saturday at 7:30p.m.
Huntsman, Myrtle May Huntsman
Mrs. Myrtle May Huntsman, resident of 318 Pike Street, Barnesville, passed away at , Monday, March 1 at Barnesville Hospital. Born November 2, 1901 in Monroe County, she was a daughter of Taylor and Lena Neuhart Stephen. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Surviving are her husband, Lester Huntsman of the home; four daughters, Mrs. Frank (Lena) Hannahs Mrs. Ruby Hannahs, Mrs. Richard (Melba) Swallie; Mrs. Francis (Joan) Gallagher, of Barnesville; three sons, Francis, Roger and Delbert all of Barnesville 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. John Taylor of Barnesville and Mrs. Fritz Brownfield of Thornville; two brothers, Welda of RD 3, Barnesville and Fred of Somerton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and three brothers.
Friends are being received at the Campbell Plumly Funeral Home on North Chestnut Street, where funeral services will be held this afternoon (Thursday) at 2 P.M. Evangelist James W. Gallagher will officiate and interment will be made in Crest view Cemetery.
Source: The News-Progress [Sullivan, Illinois]; 8 Jan 1970
Douglas P. Kinkade, 78, of Torrance, Calif., formerly of Lovington, died at 7 p.m. Thursday in Torrance.
He was born in West Virginia. He Married Esther Stroud in December of 1915.
He is survived by his widow, sons, Charles of Lovington and Robert of Torrance; daughters, Mrs. Rondo Newberry of Lovington and Mrs. Virginia Campenella* of Sunland, Calif.; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services and burial were in California.
*Submitter's Note: This was spelled CAMPANELLA in his wife's obituary.
Source: The Bee Argus, Paulding Co., Ohio; 12 Aug 1970
Mrs. E. Nora Kinkade, 78, 109 W. Harrison, Paulding, died at 9:30 p.m. August 6 in the Paulding County Hospital where she was admitted a day and a half earlier.
Mrs. Kinkade was born September 13, 1891 in Van Wert County, a daughter of Harry and Mary (Corothers) Handwerk. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Corona Chapter OES and the Ladies Literary Society.
She is survived by her husband, O.O., and a niece. Two sisters and a brother preceded her in death.
Services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the First Christian Church, with the Rev. David Everton officiating. Burial was in Live Oak Cemetery. Eastern Star memorial was held at 8 p.m. Friday. Crowell - Den Herder Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Kinkade, Roy H. Kinkade
Source: a less complete obituary was printed in the Yakima Herald Republic, Washington, February 6, 1970. No citation was given for the article below typed from another newspaper clipping.
Roy H. Kinkade, 78, of 104 Washington St., Mabton, died Wednesday, February 4, in Grandview.
He was born at Adrian, Mo. In 1920 he moved to Washington State and in 1942 to Mabton. With his nephew, Harley Kinkade, he owned and operated a Rainbow station. Until recently, he lived with a niece, Mrs. Satterfield of Mabton.
He was a member of the Sunnyside Barracks #565 of Veterans of World War I.
He is survived by a large number of nieces and nephews. Three brothers preceded him in death.
Funeral services for Mr. Kinkade will be held Saturday, Feb. 7th, at 2:00 p.m. in Ball Memorial Chapel. Rev. Arthur Schultz, pastor of The First Baptist Church, and Sunnyside Barracks #565 of Veterans of World War I will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunnyside Cemetery under the direction of Ball Memorial Chapel.
Lallathin, Charlotte Lallathin nee Huntsman
Mrs. Charles (Charlotte) Lallathin, 1313 Maple Street, Anderson, Indiana, died Friday, July 17th at St. John's Hospital in Anderson, where she had been a patient since June 24th. She was born in Barnesville, September 16, 1890, a daughter of Joseph and Hannah Higginbottom Huntsman.
Surviving are her husband, Charles Michael Lallathin of the home; three daughters and two sons, Bernard R. of Anderson, Indiana, Wallace B. of Massillon, Ohio, Michael of Canton, Mrs. Manel (Lena) Harris of Chesterfield, Indiana, Mrs. Ray (Phyllis) Sandefur, Markleville, Indiana; 16 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. John (Lydia) Copeland, Somerton, Mrs. Daisy Saudie, Barnesville and Mrs. Frank (Myrtle) Lashley, Alliance.
Friends were received at the Baker Brothers Funeral Home in Anderson. Funeral services were held Monday, July 20th at 10:30 A.M. and interment was made in Memorial Park Cemetery in Anderson.
Lashley, Ella M. Lashley nee Huntsman
Mrs. Ella M. Lashley, 82 of 15742 Lowe Rd., was pronounced dead on arrival at City Hospital at Saturday following an extended illness. Born in Temperanceville, Oct. 18, 1887, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Hanna Johanna Huntsman. She lived in the vicinity 12 years and was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include five sons, C.J. (Jaake) Lashley with who she resided, Homer of Marlboroa, Issac of Louisville, Thomas of East Canton and Robert R. of Zanesville; two daughters, Mrs. Bertha Kenner of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Mrs. Nora Martelet of Alliance; a brother , George of Phoenix, AZ; a sister, Mrs. Lydia Copeland of Barnesville; grandchildren; and great grandchildren.
Her husband, Frank, died in 1952. A sister, Lottie Lallathin, died Friday in Anderson, Indiana.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at the Walton-Schrader Funeral Home with Mr. David Reeves the Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be made at 1:30 p.m. in Zanesville Memorial Park. Friends may call tonite from 7 - 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Source: The Martins Ferry [Ohio] Times Leader; 21 Jan 1970
Mrs. Mary E. Marty, 93, 709 High St., Bridgeport, died Tuesday morning in her home. She was born in Hickory, Pa., Dec. 20, 1876, the daughter of John and Catherine Abel Cummins. Her husband, F. Albert Marty, preceded her in death in 1968.
She was a member of the West Bridgeport United Methodist Church and the WSCS of the church.
Surviving are three nieces, Miss Florence Kugler of Bridgeport, Catherine Hastings, Oakdale, Pa., Anna Wilke, Canton, one nephew, Charles Hastings in California.
Friends will be received at the Wilson Funeral Home, Bridgeport, after 7 p.m. tonight. Services at the funeral home will be held Friday at 2 p.m. with George Wees officiating. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery, Blaine.
Matz, Esther Matz
Miss Esther Matz, 80, passed away Friday evening, July 3, 1970, at 8:00 o'clock in Wightman Manor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 7, in The Episcopal Church and interment was at Pittsburgh.
A native of the Lewisville community, Miss Matz had spent several years in misson work in the West.
Surviving are two sisters; Mrs. Donovan, of Pittsburgh, and Mrs. Frieda Brubach, of Summerfield; one brother Clarence Matz, of Wooster; also nieces, nephews and cousins.
Source: The Independence [Iowa] Conservative; 6 Oct 1970
Funeral services for Francis Merkel, 62, Jesup, were held at St. Athanasius church Monday, Oct. 5, at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Axen in charge. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Merkel died Thursday evening, Oct. 1, at St. Francis hospital in Waterloo where he had been a patient since July when he was hit by an Illinois Central train while working on the railroad. He had remained unconscious since the accident.
The son of Frank and Margaret Smith Merkel, he was born August 13, 1908, at Hume, Ill. On Nov. 10, 1932 he married Velda Voland at St. John's church in Independence. They had resided in Jesup since 1943. He was a member of St. Athanasius church.
Survivors include his wife, Velda; son, Robert, and daughter, Mrs. Fredrich Meier, both of Jesup; 10 grandchildren, one brother, Matthew, Guttenberg; two sisters, Mrs. Paul Ciesielski, Independence; Mrs. Fred Loui, Moline, Ill. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
Pallbearers were Norbert Bahl, Walder Peterson, Donald Buroo, William Scott, Robert Kane, Eugene Veach. Parker Funeral home of Jesup was in charge of arrangements.
Moody, Mae Moody, nee Brown
Source: The Ashland [Ohio] Times Gazette; 19 or 20 Feb 1970
Mrs. Mae* Moody, 67, of Nova died in Samaritan Hospital at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday after an illness of eight months.
The daughter of Eliza and Maggie (Drake) Brown, she was born in Monroe County Sept. 21, 1902 and had been a resident of Ashland County for the past 60 years. She was married Dec. 22, 1920 to Clifford Moody, who survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Gilbert (Marie) Walker of Fostoria and Mrs. Ellsworth (Lela) Samples of Denning, N.M.; five sons, Thurman Moody of RD 4, Ashland, Alvin of Wellington; Roy of Wellington, Allen of Wellington and Wayne of Nova; 30 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Thelma Latimer of Ashland; six brothers, Thurman of Ashland, Gilbert of Ashland, Lawrence of Greenwich, Wilbur of Nova, Homer of Medina, Clinton of Miami, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister. Mrs. Moody was an active member of the United Brethren Church of Nova for many years and was a member of the Social Workers Club.
Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gilbert Funeral Home with Rev. O. Lloyd Hutchinson officiating. Burial will be in Nova Cemetery.
Visiting hours will be any time after Friday noon at the funeral home.
*Submitter’s Note: In the 1910 census she was listed as Ida. M.
Source: The Marietta [Ohio] Daily Times; Friday, 30 Jan 1970
Mrs. Virgil Morningstar
Mrs. Cora Vaughn Morningstar, 44, of Marietta Rt. 5 was dead on arrival at Marietta Memorial Hospital yesterday afternoon.
She was born Jan. 20, 1926, in Monroe County, a daughter of the late Andrew and Anna Blair Moore. On June 12, 1946, she was married to Virgil Morningstar who survives with two children, Dean and Debbie Morningstar of the home. Two sisters survive, Mrs. Dorothy Allen of Rinard Mills and Mrs. Marie Dangil of Sardis.
Mrs. Morningstar was a graduate of Bloomfield High School. She had been employed at Duncan's Inn.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Doudna & McClure Funeral Home. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.
Source: The Evening Review [East Liverpool, Ohio]; Monday, 2 Mar 1970
EAST PALESTINE -- Services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Van Dyke Funeral Home here for Mrs. Bessie V. Morris, 75, of 299 N. Market St., who died Sunday at 12:20 a.m. at Salem Community Hospital. She had been a patient four weeks.
A native of Middleton Township, Mrs. Morris was born March 28, 1894, a daughter of the late Frank and Sarah Jane Durk Peers [sic--Peters]. She had been employed for years in the decorating shop of the former W. S. George Pottery Co. She was a member of the East Palestine First Church of the Nazarene.
She is survived by nephews and nieces. Her husband, Henry Morris, preceded her in death.
Friends may call at the funeral home tonight from 7 to 9. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, East Liverpool.
May Morris nee Headley
Source: The Monroe County Beacon, dated, October 1, 1970
Mrs. Kennard Morris
Provided by Lena Kahrig Pettit, typed by Betty Lendon Matson
Mrs. Lela May Morris, age 69, of South Paul Street, died early Sunday morning, September 27, 1970, at her home after an extended illness.
She was born July 4, 1901, in Beallsville, a daughter of the late Elile and Eva Mellott Headley.
Surviving are her husband, Kennard Morris; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Boughner, of Jerusalem and Mrs. Grace Christman, of Woodsfield; one son, Paul Morris, of Barberton; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mrs. Morris was a member of The United Methodist Church at Jerusalem, and a member of World War 1 Veterans Auxiliary.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, in The Bauer and Turner Funeral Chapel with Rev. Richards Perkins officiating. Burial was in the Beallsville Cemetery.
Beryl Morris nee Williams
Died: March 14, 1970
Quaker City, Ohio
Provided by Lena Kahrig Pettit, typed by Betty Lendon Matson
Mrs. Beryl Morris, 82, of Salesville Route 1, wife of Philip Thomas Morris, president of Quaker City Savings and Loan company and former superintendent of school here, died unexpectedly at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (March 14, 1970 ) at her home following an apparent heart attack.
She was born July 26, 1887, on Salesville, Route 1, Guernsey County, a daughter of T. J. and Emily Heidelbach Williams.
Mrs. Morris was a member of Salesville United Methodist Church.
Surviving in addition to her husband are two nieces and a nephew. Three sisters and a brother are deceased.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Eberle Funeral Home with Rev. Alan Teter officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery at Quaker City.
Friends may call 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Source: The Barnesville [Ohio] Enterprise; August 6, 1970; page 2, column 3
Evelyn C. Neuhardt, resident of 169 Kennard Avenue, Barnesville, died Monday evening, August 3rd at 8 P.M. in Memorial Hospital, Princeton, W. Va., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident which occurred at 5 P.M.
Born July 18, 1924 in Quaker City, a daughter of Doyle and Edith Wright Carpenter, she attended the Quaker City Methodist Church and was employed as medical records librarian at Barnesville Hospital for several years.
Surviving are her husband, Charles (Chuck) Neuhardt; three children, Marilyn Sue, Charles Phillip and Dennis, all of the home; her parents of Quaker City and one brother Emmett Carpenter of Barnesville.
The body was brought to the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home on North Chestnut Street, where friends will be received at a time to be announced.
Source: The Zanesville [Ohio] Times Recorder; 22 Apr 1970
Mrs. June E. Omen, 46, of Route 4 died at 10:42 a.m. Tuesday (April 21) at Bethesda Hospital where she had been a patient since April 4.
Born in Roseville, Sept. 15, 1923, she was a daughter of Mrs. Mable Parsons Waltemire of Roseville and the late Luther Waltemire.
She was a member of Sonora Methodist Church and the Neighborhood Center of Central Presbyterian Church.
Also surviving are her husband, Raymond; a son, Allen of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Nila Gossman of West Seneca, N.Y. and Mrs. Elma Jean Stottsberry of South Zanesville and a brother, Edward of Roseville. A daughter, Barbara Jean is deceased.
Friends may call at Hillis Funeral Home 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
*Submitter's Note: Below is the funeral notice.
Source: The Zanesville [Ohio] Times Recorder; 23 Apr 1970
Services for Mrs. June E. Omen, 46, of Zanesville Route 4, who died Tuesday, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Hillis Funeral Home with Rev. Forrest B. Willis officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.
Source: The Winthrop [Iowa] News; 15 Jan 1970
Paul Pierce Died Suddenly Friday
Paul A. Pierce, 41, of Winthrop, died suddenly Friday, Jan. 9, at 4:45 p.m. of a heart attack while driving his car in Winthrop. The car veered to the right and struck a slide on the playground of the school.
Paul Audubon Pierce was born August 16, 1928, at Winthrop, the son of Fred John and Reva Norman Pierce. He attended the Winthrop schools and was graduated from the Winthrop high school in 1945. On April 30, 1948, he was united in marriage to Marjorie Jones at Earlville.
Mr. Pierce was employed by the Great Plains Supply Company at Central City, Ryan and Monticello for 17 years. A year ago he became co-owner of the Pierce Book Co. of Winthrop and he and his family moved to their new home here. He was also bus driver for the East Buchanan Community schools.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Vicki Rae and Sandra Lee, at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Pierce, Winthrop; and one sister, Mrs. Kenneth (Florence) Fuessley, of Alburnett.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Congregational church in Winthrop with the Rev. Denton Erickson of Monticello officiating. Interment was in Fairview cemetery in Winthrop. Pallbearers were Albert Iben and Howard Zieser of Monticello, Vincent Keegan and Jack O'Brien of Ryan, Louis Chrystal of Decorah and William Fangman of Masonville.
The Fawcett Funeral Home of Winthrop was in charge of arrangements.
Source: The Akron [Ohio] Beacon Journal; 15 Oct 1970
Richard L., age 23, of Rt. 1, Marshallville, Ohio, passed away October 13. Survived by wife, Linda; parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Beckly, aunt, Mrs. Gilbert Rife, all of Canton. Friends may call at the Schlup-Cox Funeral Chapel, Kenmore blvd. at Eighth st., today 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where Rev. Francis E. Jolliff will conduct services Friday 1 p.m. Burial Sunset Hills Cemetery, Canton, O.
Source: The Abilene [Texas] Reporter-News; 18 Oct 1970
MRS. M. W. RINARD
BRECKENRIDGE (RNS) -- Mrs. M. W. Rinard, 63, died at 1:35 a.m. Saturday in Hendrick Memorial Hospital in Abilene. She had been ill since April.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Melton's Chapel of Memories with the Rev. James Thomas, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Breckenridge Cemetery.
Born Ella Agnes Schnaufer May 19, 1907, in Charleston, W. Va., she married M.W. Rinard Feb. 25, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio.* They came to Breckenridge in 1938 from Marietta, Ohio.
She attended Marietta College and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority.
Mrs. Rinard was an active member of the Breckenridge Woman's Forum, the Woman's Club, and the Anna Frank Artist Club.
Survivors are her husband of Breckenridge; a daughter, Mrs. Harold Dollins of Houston; a son, Steve of Abilene; two sisters, Mrs. G.E. Gaugherty** and Mrs. J. D. Wilson, both of Ohio; a brother, A.H. Schnaufer of Ohio; and a granddaughter.
Pallbearers will be Sam Rogers, Charles Kilbron,*** C.W. Wulfjen, Blake Johnson Jr., Kenneth C. Short and J.A. Bates.
The family requests any memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.
* In the obituary for her husband Meade, the marriage is written as May 19, 1927 in Charleston, West Virginia. I think some of that information was confused with her birth information, and that the information in this obituary is probably the correct one--Feb. 25, 1929, Toledo, Ohio.
** There is a possibility that this is DAUGHERTY.
*** In the obituary for her husband Meade, a pallbearer is listed as Charles KILBORNE. Perhaps this is the same person.
Robertson, Miriam Gurene Robertson, nee McDonald
Source: Tulare [California] Advance-Register; Wednesday, February 25, 1970
Mrs. John (Miriam Gurene) Robertson died Tuesday at home of her daughter, Mrs. Jim Mills, 742 Gem Avenue. She was 58.
Mrs. Robertson resided at 558 Delwood Drive. She was born in Salina, Kan. in 1911 and came to California with her parents when she was two years old. She graduated from Dinuba High School in 1929 and attended business college in Fresno. She married her husband in 1932 and they moved to Tulare in the same year.
In Tulare Mrs. Robertson and her husband operated the Tidewater distributorship until 1968.
The Robertsons worked at Camp Colby, a Methodist Church camp in Palmdale, for a year and then moved back to Tulare last year.
In addition to her husband and her daughter, Mrs. Robertson is survived by three sons; Dennis, Corona; Bruce, Corona del Mar, and Ronald, Pico Rivera.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Tulare.
Funeral services are pending at Goble Chapel.
Rubel, Zelda Rubel nee Christman
Monroe County Beacon,
Woodsfield, Ohio, dated,
Mrs. Zelda M. Rubel, 60, of the Lewisville Road, Woodsfield,
died on Thurs. p.m.,
She was born
Mrs. Rubel was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ near Lewisville, Ohio.
Surviving are her husband, Okey Rubel; 2 daughters, Mrs. Joan Christman of Lewisville, and Mrs. Karen Christman of Columbus; 4 sons, David Rubel of Woodsfield; Gary Rubel and Clyde Rubel, of near Lewisville, and Stephen Rubel, of the home; 5 sisters, Mrs. Bertha Neuhardt, Mrs. Edna Young and Mrs. Gladys Reich, of near Lewisville; Mrs. Oneida Ludwig, of Woodsfield, and Mrs. Ruby Mann, of Jerusalem; 1 brother, Elmer Christman, of Apple Creek, and 11 grandchildren.
Friends were received at the Brubach Funeral Home in Summerfield’ on Friday. The body was then brought to the Gardner Funeral Home in Woodsfield where friends were received Saturday.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at in the trinity United Church of Christ with Rev. Wilmer Grunwald officiating. Burial was in the Middle Church cemetery.
Schaub, Wesley W. Schaub
Wesley W. Schaub, 73, of 2804 12th St. SW, died this morning in Aultman Hospital after a brief illness. He was president of Schaub Electrical Contractors and had been in the electrical business for 55 years. A native of Monroe County, he had lived in Canton for 60 years and was an Army veteran of World War I.
He was a member of the board of electrical examiners for the City of Canton and a member of Local 540, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, of which he was a member. Mr. Schaub was also a member of National Electrical Contractors Association, Canton Lodge, Loyal Order of Moose, and North Canton Aerie, Fraternal Order of Eagles.
He is survived by a son, Wesley W. Schaub Jr., and a daughter, Mrs. Sylvester (Stella) Paulus, both of Canton; a brother, Homer Schaub of East Sparta, and a sister, Mrs. Effie Jane Latta of Canton.
Rev. Harold Henniger will conduct services Friday at 1 p.m. in Welch funeral home. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Burial Park. Friends may call Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Submitter's Note: Although he was always referred to as Wes, his school listings and otherdocuments refer to him as Weber Wesley. The old Bible lists it asWeber Wesley Schaub. Junior (his son) says his father always signed his name as Wesley W. Schaub. "Back those days when Uncle Wes was young no one legally changed their name." --Aunt Jan [Jan Edith Latta]
Source: The Crescent-News [Defiance, Ohio]; 20 Aug 1970
Henry L. Shinabery, 83, rt. 8,* died at 10 a.m. today in Defiance Hospital where he had been a patient since Saturday.
Born Sept. 27, 1886, in Grover Hill, he was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shinabery. He was a self-employed roofing contractor in Defiance and when he retired in 1963, sold the business which is now known as Richland Roofing Contractors, owned by Nelson Hoffman.
His wife, the former Nell Hasselschwert, died in 1935.
Surviving are three sons, John R., 717 Pierce; Ralph A., 424 Osceola, and Richard L., 213 Glenwood; a stepson, LeRoy Clubberly, Toledo; a daughter, Mrs. Dale (Arlene) Palmer, Toledo; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Two brothers and a sister are deceased.
Friends may call in Lawrence-Stick Funeral Home after 2 p.m. Friday.
Services tentatively are scheduled for Saturday.
*Submitter’s Note. My copy of the obituary is difficult to read. I think this is the number eight, but am not positive.
Source: The Danville [Illinois] Commercial-News; 7 Jul 1970
William C. Spiering, 75, of 117 Bremer, died Monday morning (July 6, 1970) at the Veterans Administration Hospital.
The son of Charles and Rica Prast Spiering, he was born March 28, 1895 in Danville.
He was a veteran of World War I and was a retired switchman for the C&EI railroad. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and Curtis G. Redden Post 210, American Legion.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Knuth of Kokomo, Ind.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Loretta Henthorn of Prentice, Wis.; a brother, John Spiering of Danville; four step-grandchildren, and three step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Francis, in 1958, and by four sisters and five brothers.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Barrick and Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Dorow officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation is from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Stephen, Marion F. Stephen
Source: The Jeffersonian [Cambridge, Ohio], Friday 5 June 1970
BARNESVILLE---Services for Marion F. Stephen, 75, Woodsfield R. D. 3, will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday in St. John's Catholic Church, Miltonsburg. The Rev. Fr. Francis E. Maloney will officiate and burial will be in Crestview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home here, where rosary will be recited at 7 P.M. today.
Mr. Stephen, a farmer, died at 10:15 A.M. Thursday (June 4, 1970) at Barnesville General Hospital.
He was born Nov. 9, 1895, in Seneca Twp., Monroe County, a son of Randolph and Nancy Lucas Stephen.
He leaves his wife, Gertrude E. Stephen; five daughters, Mrs. James R. (Mildred) Winland, Mrs. Sylvan (Mary) Carpenter and Mrs. Dale (Emma) Carpenter all of Barnesville, Mrs. Walter (Alberta) Ackerman, Lewisville and Mrs. S. William (Dorothy) Dudley, Columbus; two sons, Francis L. Stephen, Lewisville and James J. Stephen of the home; a sister, Mrs. Clemm (Rebecca) Burkhart, Miltonsburg; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. One brother, two sisters and a grandson are deceased.
Stephen, Mattie P. Stephen nee Hannahs
Source: Cambridge (Ohio) Jeffersonian; 27 Feb 1970
SUMMERFIELD----Funeral services for Mrs. Mattie P. Stephen, 79, Quaker City R.D. 4, will be at 1 P.M. Sunday at Brubach Funeral Home, Summerfield. Evan. McKinley Bates will officiate and burial will be in Calais Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Brubach Funeral Home from 7 to 9 P.M. Friday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Saturday.
Mrs. Stephen died at 6 A.M. Thursday (Feb. 26, 1970) at Guernsey Memorial Hospital, Cambridge. She was born Oct. 5 , 1890 near Calais, the daughter James Elmer and Emma Carpenter Hannahs.
Mrs. Stephen leaves three daughters, Mrs. Josie Quillan, Newcomerstown, Mrs. Thelma Uppole, Quaker City, and Mrs. Florence Bunting, Quaker City; four sons, Kyle of Canton, Orian of California, Vernon of Newcomerstown and Neal of Zanesville; one brother, Forest Hannahs of Summerfield; one sister, Mrs. Lousie Carpenter, Summerfield; 19 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Her husband, John, died in 1946 and two brothers are also deceased.
Stephen, Mattie Stephen
Source: Memory Card 1970
Mattie Stephen b. Oct. 5, 1890 d. Feb.28, 1970
Aged: 79Yrs-4Mos.-21 Days
Services At: The Funeral Home Sunday March 1st 1:00 P.M.
Minister Officiating: Evang. McKinley R. Bates
Burial: Calais Cemetery, Calais, Ohio
Arrangements By: Brubach
Source: The Alliance [Ohio] Review; 4 Dec 1970
Lydia A. Stickle, 80, formerly of Alliance, died at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jerry Zimmerman, 1922 Roma Ave., Phoenix, Ariz., following an illness of eight months. She had resided with her daughter the past two months.
The daughter of the late James and Nancy Blake Boston, she was born in Washingtonville, Sept. 23, 1890 and was a life resident of the Alliance area.
Mrs. Stickle was a member of the First Christian Church, Eastern Star Chapter 60, Rebekah Lodge 500 and the Daughters of America.
Besides her daughter, she is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Hartman of Canton and Mrs. Kathryn Brenneman of Wooster; a son, Arvid of Canton; a sister, Mrs. Eva Thornburg of Cleveland; 18 grandchildren, including Mrs. Melinda Snyder Gorfi of Alliance, whom she raised and 20 great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Alva M. Stickle died in 1957 and a daughter Doriena* Perkins, died in 1965.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Cassaday and Turkle Funeral Home with Dr. Samuel Freeman, pastor of the First Christian Church, officiating.
Calling hours will be held at the funeral home Sunday from 7 - 9 p.m. Burial will be in Marlboro Cemetery.
*Submitter’s Note: This is usually seen spelled as DORIENE.
Source: The Marietta [Ohio] Times; 22 Jan 1970
Asa Wise, 86, of Graysville Rt. 1 died at 12:45 a.m. today in Christian Anchorage Nursing Home after a long illness.
He was born Dec. 19, 1883, in Monroe County, a son of George and Isabelle Miller Wise. He was a member of Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ and had been a farmer and oil field worker. His wife, the former Nancy Scott, died in 1946.
One daughter, Mrs. Ida Coss of Graysville, and three sons, Emery of Marietta, William of Graysville and Asa Jr. of Lewisville Star Rt., survive with 29 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren. One brother, Homer of Barlow, survives. One daughter, three sons and two sisters preceded him in death.
Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ with Charles Hendershot officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Mallett Funeral Home in Stafford. The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Source: The Wheeling [West Virginia] News Register; 31 Mar 1970
YOUNG, Esther B., 63, of 44 Chapel Road, Bethlehem, died Monday at Ohio Valley General Hospital. She was born Oct. 4, 1906, in McMechen, daughter of James M. and Luella Kemp Bonar. She was secretary-treasurer of the C. O. Welshans Lumber Co. for 44 years, and retired in January of this year, member of the Thomson Methodist Church, WSCS, Miriam Chapter 1, Order of Eastern Star, Ladies Oriental Shrine, Ladies Auxiliary of El Tor Grotto. Her husband, Mansel C. Young, preceded her in death in 1954. Surviving are one brother, E. Mayes Bonar, Delaware, O.; and one sister, Mrs. Harold W. Folmar, Wheeling. Friends received at the McCoy Funeral Home, 44 Fifteenth St., after 7 p.m. today. Services there 10:30 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Albert C. Howe officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.
Young, William E. Young, 89, of Lewisville, a retired oilfield worker, died Saturday evening (October 24) at home after a long illness. He was born May 20, 1881, near Lewisville, Ohio.
Mr. Young was a member of Buchanan Presbyterian Church. His wife, Ola Young, died in 1956.
Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Carl (Wilene) Jackson of Lewisville, Ohio; Mrs. Glenn (Mary Mabel) Steele of Woodsfield, Ohio; Mrs. Homer (Leora) Weber of Morgantown, Indiana; Mrs. Ira (Audra) Harrington of Circleville, Ohio and Miss Edith Young of Indianapolis, Ind.; a son, Irwin of Canton Ohio; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at Bauer-Turner Funeral Home in Woodsfield where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery. [William Edward Young died October 24, 1970.]
Zwick, Clement Gregory Zwick
(Clement Gregory Zwick was born on 07 Feb 1894 in Franklin, Monroe Co., OH.. He died on 08 Apr 1970 in Louisville, Stark Co., OH.)
Clement G. Zwick, age 76, of 525 Edwards st, Louisville, died Wednesday, April 8 , in his home. He had been a resident of Louisville for 47 years. He was a retired employee of the United Engineering & Foundry Co. of Canton, where he had worked as a foreman until his retirement in 1959. After his retirement he worked at the First Federal Savings & Loan Co., Louisville branch. He was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church and an honorary life member of the Louisville Knights of Columbus Council 2530.
He is survived by his wife, Josephine of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Ray (Ann) Wilour of Miami, Fla, and Mrs. Bruce (Carolyn) Kittinger of Louisville; one son, Robert Zwick of Belton, South Carolina; one sister, Mrs. Martha Reischman of Miltonsburg, O.; and six grandchildren.
A Mass of Resurrection was sung in St. Louis Church on Saturday with burial in the church cemetery. Paquelet Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
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