Archived Obituaries November 2005


VERA MAE WARDWELL
Vera Mae Wardwell, 76, of Marysville, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, in the
Morey Center at Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
A loving homemaker, she will be remembered as a warm and caring woman
who was devoted to her children, her granddaughters, her church and her
community.
She was a member of the Marysville First United Methodist Church, its
Ladies' Morning Circle, and the Monday Morning Women's Bible Study.
She was a 1947 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, N. Y., and
was a graduate of St. John's Riverside Hospital. She served as a
registered nurse for many years prior to raising her family but
maintained her registration for more than 40 years. She was a longtime
volunteer with the Mobile Meals program at Memorial Hospital of Union
County, having accumulated more than 1,000 volunteer hours, and had been
an active member of Twig No. 1.
She was a former member of the Central Ohio Weaving Guild and enjoyed
quilting, many crafts, playing piano, and her pets.
She was born July 17, 1929, in Hallowell, Maine, to the late Lee F. and
Christine H. Lord Hescock. She married William C. Wardwell on Oct. 15,
1955, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1991.
Survivors include two daughters, Cindy Lamneck and her fiancÚ, Bill
Cupps of Marysville, and Deborah (Ken) Sofer of West Park, N.Y.; two
sons, Robert (Kyoko) Wardwell of Marysville; and John (Cathy) Wardwell
of England; two granddaughters, Justine and Devon Lamneck; her sister,
Miriam (John) Sherman of New Jersey; two brothers-in-law, Donald
(Barbara) Wardwell of Illinois, and Thomas Wardwell of Georgia; and
several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Life service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at
Marysville First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Richard Teller
officiating. A private family burial will take place at Oakdale Cemetery
at a later date. Friends are invited to a fellowship luncheon
immediately after the service at the Burnside Family Life Center at the
church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mobile Meals, Memorial Hospital of
Union County, 500 London Ave., Marysville, OH 43040.
Mannasmith Funeral Home is serving the family.

HAROLD RICHARD "DICK" SHEETS
Harold Richard "Dick" Sheets, 67, of Marion, formerly of Richwood, died
Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005, at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation Center in
Marion.
He retired in 2003 from Parker Hannifin Corp. in Green Camp. A veteran
of the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1959, he enjoyed train and railroad
memorabilia.
He was born May 26, 1938, in Richwood, and was predeceased by his father
and mother, Harold Edward Sheets and Martha Belle Treese Sheets Brisker,
and his step-father, Robert Brisker.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia A. Sheets of Richwood; his
children, Sally, Danny, Robert and Johna; his step-children, Julie,
Valerie and Adam; a brother, William Sheets of Richwood; his first wife,
Rayda, of Richwood; and grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many other
relatives and good friends, especially Don and Sue Guseman of Marion.
The family is honoring his wishes for cremation and no visitation or
funeral services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Richwood/North Union Public
Library, 4 E. Ottawa, Richwood, Ohio, 43344.
Underwood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be
expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

WILFRED "WILLIE" TULL
Wilfred "Willie" Tull, 83, of Marysville, died Thursday afternoon, Nov.
24., 2005, at Heartland of Marysville after an extended illness.
A farmer, he was retired from BF Goodrich in Green Camp. He was an Army
veteran of World War II, a lifetime member of VFW Post No. 3320 and the
Disabled American Vets (DAV) and a member of American Legion Post No.
79.
He was born Dec. 18, 1921, in Proctorville, to the late Alfred and Alice
Miller Tull. He also was preceded in death by his only brother Dennis
Tull.
He married the former Polly Huffman on Feb. 16, 1946, in Chesapeake, and
she survives. Also surviving are their children, Alfred Lee Tull, Donna
(Jim) Mackey and Debbie McCarty, all of Marysville; grandchildren,
Kerrie (Brian) Schweinfuth, Kris Tull, Chad (Angie) Mackey, Jamie
(Kodie) Mackey and Stella McCarty; and great-grandchildren, A. J.
Mackey, Camryn Mackey, Keaton Schweinfuth, Faith Mackey and Noah Mackey.

Calling hours will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home,
where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev.
Don Hicks officiating. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery, with the
Union County Honor Guard providing full military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Loving Care Hospice in care of
the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Brian Schweinfuth, Chris Tull, Chad Mackey, Jamie
Mackey, John Howard and Saun Floyd. Charlie Wenger will serve as
honorary pallbearer.

RYAN JAMES GILBERT
Ryan James Gilbert, infant son of Brad and Tara Weber Gilbert of
Marysville, died shortly after birth, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at the
Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Karen Williams,
and four great-grandfathers, Louis Weber, John Hain, Harry Gilbert and
Ernie Wasserbeck.
Along with his parents, Ryan is survived by his maternal grandfather and
maternal step-grandmother, William "Bill" and Holly Weber of Marysville;
paternal grandparents, Marvin and Sharon Gilbert of Marysville; maternal
great-grandmothers, Norine Weber of Russells Point, and Barbara Hain of
Dublin; paternal great-grandmothers, Emma Gilbert of Marysville, and
Norma Wasserbeck of Marion; two aunts, Audrey Weber and Jody Clemans of
Marysville; and several great-aunts and great-uncles.
A service in honor of Ryan's life will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at
Trinity Lutheran Church with the Revs. Tim Muller and Scott Ocke
officiating. Burial will take place at Oakdale Cemetery. Friends of the
family will be received one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran School Trust Fund
B or to Chapel Hill House, a retreat for children suffering from cancer.
Contributions to Chapel Hill House should be made payable to
Kids-n-Kamp.
Mannasmith Funeral Home, Marysville, is serving the family.

WARREN  W.  GORDEN
Warren W. Gorden, 86 of Plain City, died suddenly Wednesday, Nov. 23,
2005, at his residence on the family farm in Jerome Township where he
was born Jan. 10, 1919.
Mr. Gorden enjoyed family gatherings where he was always the family
photographer. He continued his photography on his extensive travels
around the world.
He was a member of Jerome United Methodist Church and enjoyed listening
to country gospel music, especially Elvis Presley.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles W. and Laura B. Fry
Gorden; his first wife, Helen L. Hartsook Gorden, on Jan. 3, 1997; his
second wife, Jo Ann Hiltbrunner Gorden, on May 19, 2005; and a step-son,
Mark A. Hiltbrunner, in 2002.
He is survived by his children, the Rev. Roger (Denise) Gorden of Plain
City, and Karen (Marvin) Boerger of Irwin; step-children, Linda (Robert)
Lipp, Gayle Hammond and Steven A. Hiltbrunner; grandchildren,Warren
(Pamela) Boerger, John (Dawn) Boerger, Crystal (Dean) Castleman, Matthew
Gorden, Heath Gorden and Jarrod Gorden; great-grandchildren, Haley
Boerger, Jordan Boerger, Thomas Boerger, Grace Boerger, and Caleb
Castleman; and a sister, Florence Teegarden of Ft. Thomas, Ky.
Calling hours will be Sunday from  2 to 5 p.m. at Ferguson Funeral Home,
Plain City, where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. with
the Rev. Gloria Brooks and Mr. Gorden's son, the Rev. Roger Gorden
officiating. Burial will be in Forest Grove Cemetery.
 Memorial contributions may be made to the Jerome United Methodist
Church "Steeple Fund," 10531 Jerome Road, Plain City, Ohio 43064.

HARRIET LAURAINE NICOL
Harriet Lauraine Nicol, 90, of Plain City, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005,
at Heartland of Marysville, after an extended illness.
A loving homemaker, she was a beloved mother, grandmother and
great-grandmother. She was a faithful member of St. Paul's Lutheran
Church and its ladies aid and was a former member of the Rosedale
Harmony Club.
She was a 1933 graduate of Marysville High School and fondly remembered
her classes, especially enjoying much success in typing. Her greatest
joy came from spending time with her family.
She was born Feb. 14, 1915, in Chuckery, to the late Mathias and
Magdalena Scheiderer Loschky. She married Harold J. Nicol on April 28,
1936, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 1991. She also was
preceded in death by a grandson, Brian Nicol, and a sister, Margaret
Rausch.
Survivors include her son, Donald (Karen) Nicol of Plain City; three
granddaughters, Kimberly Nicol of Houston, Texas, Sonya (Ray) Cross and
Michelle (Scott) Thrush of Plain City; a granddaughter-in-law, Dawna
Nicol; eight great-grandchildren, Brianne, Bailey and Brent Nicol, Todd
Dotson, Tyler, Troy and Micah Cross and Eli Thrush; a brother, Arthur
(Marjorie) Loschky of Milford Center; two sisters-in-law, Ruth (Bill)
Limes and Clarice Nicol, all of Marysville; several nieces and nephews;
and her church family.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Mannasmith
Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at St.
Paul's Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Gerald Matzke officiating. Burial
will take place at the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran School in care
of the funeral home.

JOHN K. "JACK" WILSON
John K. "Jack" Wilson, 72, of Laurelville, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2005,
at Doctors West Hospital, Columbus.
He was a U. S. Air Force veteran. He was a 1951 graduate of Liberty
Local and retired from Western Electric.
He was born Sept. 8, 1933, in Twinsburg, the son of the late John and
Myrta Smith Wilson. He also was predeceased by a brother, Tom; a sister,
Virginia; and a twin sister, June.
He is survived by his wife, Arlene Michael Wilson; daughters, Cathy
(Phil) McCoy of Maryland, and Amy Wilson of Washington; step-children,
Angie Coder (Bobby) Smith of Idaho, Thomas (Tammy) Coder of Arizona,
Joyce Coder Keckler of West Mansfield, Bob Coder of Laurelville, and
Christine (Phil) Combs of Indiana; 15 grandchildren; and five
great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at 16271 Sherman
St., Laurelville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Laurelville Library.
Arrangements are being handled by Wellman Funeral Home.


SHIRLEY ELLEN HOOVER
Shirley Ellen Hoover, 58, of Marysville, died Wednesday morning, Nov.
23, 2005, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
She was born March 8, 1947, in Columbus. She was preceded in death by
her father, Oliver Smith, and stepfather, Russell Frederick Riley. Her
mother, Imo Elizabeth Simpson Riley, survives in Marysville.
She also is survived by her husband, David, of Columbus; three
daughters, Linda Roush and Patricia Poe of Marysville, and Amy (Randy)
Joseph of Urbana; a son, William Poe Jr. of Delaware; two stepdaughters,
Jennifer and Sara Hoover of Delaware; a stepson, David Hoover Jr. of
Delaware; nine grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; two sisters,
Martha (Eddie) Beightler of Marysville, and Debra (Mike) Weber of
Delaware; a brother, Jim Smith of Indian Lake; and several nieces and
nephews.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Rodman Bennett Brown
Funeral Home, 92 N. Sandusky St., Delaware, where funeral services will
be held  Monday at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Fairview Memorial Park
Cemetery.
Those unable to attend the services may log onto
www.bennettbrownrodman.com and link into the online memorial and
registry page.

JOHN WILLIAM KONNAGAN
John William Konnagan, 64, of Marysville, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005.
at Memorial Hospital of Union County.
He retired from Honda of America plastics division after 19 years. He
was a former corrections officer at the Ohio Reformatory for Women.
Baptized on Nov. 11, 1952, he was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's
Witnesses. For many years, he and his wife and pets traveled in their
motor home and camped along the East Coast. He especially enjoyed his
toy poodles, Indy and Casey.
He was born May 2, 1941, in Cincinnati. The second of five sons, he was
predeceased by his father, Russell R. Konnagan. His mother, Emma Sue
Mayne Konnagan, survives in Cincinnati.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Judy A. Soden Konnagan, whom he
married Dec. 17, 1960, in Cincinnati; a daughter, Julie (Derrick) Green
of Cincinnati; four brothers, Russell R. Konnagan Jr., Charles (Teresa)
Konnagan, and Mark (Dale) Konnagan, all of Cincinnati, and Richard
(Sheila) Konnagan of New Mexico; a sister-in-law, Donna (Terry) Cyphert
of Canal Fulton; a brother-in-law, Michael (Linda) Soden of Dayton; and
many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2005, at the
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Marysville.
Underwood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be
expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

LINDA KAY NELSON
Linda Kay Nelson, 56, of Richwood, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at
Memorial Hospital of Union County.
She was a retired registered nurse, having worked at Memorial Hospital
for 29 years. She was an active and dedicated member of the Somersville
Friends Church, having served the church in many ways through the years.
She enjoyed crocheting, fishing, camping and traveling. The joy of her
life was spending time with her family, especially her nieces and
great-nieces.
She was born June 25, 1949, in Kenton, to the late Merlin H. and Mary
Ann Schuler Nelson.
Surviving are a brother, Danny (Peggy) Nelson of Richwood, and his
family, Shelly (Brian) Manns and Becky (Dale Jr.) Speakman, all of
Richwood, and their families Katelynn Nelson, Deseria Fryman, Mackenzie
Stinemetz and Justin, Brian and Devin Manns.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the Somersville
Friends Church, where friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of
the service. The Rev. George Freer will officiate. Burial will be in the
Byhalia Cemetery. Stofcheck Funeral Home, Richwood, is in charge of
arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the Somersville Friends Church at 510
E. Center St., West Mansfield, Ohio, 43358.

MELVIN KENNETH "MEL" SLAGLE
Melvin Kenneth "Mel" Slagle, 72, of Marysville, died Thursday, Nov. 24,
2005, at Memorial Hospital of Union County.
He retired in 1995 from Honda of America Mfg. after 12 years and was a
former associate of Rockwell International in Bellefontaine for 33
years.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 and was a member of
Union Post No. 79 of the American Legion. He was a 33-year member of
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. 1130 and was a
longtime member of the Heart of Ohio Fish and Game Club.
A1951 graduate of East Liberty High School, he enjoyed all sports,
especially fishing and playing golf. He was an avid fan of the Ohio
State Buckeyes, Cleveland Browns and the St. Louis Cardinals. He was a
former assistant with coach Shine Grimes of the Marysville Dollarettes
women's softball team and in recent years, he closely followed the
Marysville Monarchs varsity girls' softball team.
He enjoyed playing cards at Blues  Creek with his golfing buddies. He
and his wife enjoyed traveling to Las Vegas, Florida and Colorado.
He was born June 3, 1933, in Logan County, to the late John V. and Anna
Whitt Slagle. He also was predeceased by a sister- and brother-in-law,
Mildred and Emmett Cox; his mother- and father-in-law, Lucile and
Gleneth Darby; and his sisters-in-law, Joyce Schmid and Peggy Wilson.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Donna L. Slagle, whom he married
Nov. 27, 1965, in Columbus; a son, Gary Slagle of Huntsville; a
daughter, Terri (Joe) Meier of Russells Point; a step-daughter, Pam Fox
of Columbus; three grandsons, Justin and Cutter Slagle of Huntsville,
and Brandon Meier of Russells Point; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law,
Kay and Terry Glassburn of Marysville; a sister-in-law, Jean Graham of
Richardson, Texas; a brother-in-law, Harvey Schmid of Denver; nieces and
nephews, Jeff and Leslie Glassburn Berridge and their children, Eleyna
and Dylan, of Plain City, Doug and Bonny Glassburn and son, Nick, of
Granville, Greg Schmid of Denver, Rick and Christy Graham of Richardson,
Texas, Trevi Wilson Wampler of Virginia, and Torie Wilson of North
Carolina; and many other relatives and close friends.
The family held private memorial services following cremation. In
tribute to Mr. Slagle's interest in youth athletics, memorial
contributions may be made to the Monarch Athletic Association or the
Finch/Stuart  Memorial Fund.
Memorials may be sent to Underwood Funeral Home, which is in charge of
arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

WILFRED "WILLIE" TULL
Wilfred "Willie" Tull, 83, of Marysville, died Thursday afternoon, Nov.
24., 2005, at Heartland of Marysville after an extended illness.
He was retired from BF Goodrich in Green Camp. He was an Army veteran of
World War II, a lifetime member of VFW Post No. 3320 and the Disabled
American Vets (DAV) and a member of American Legion Post No. 79.
He was born Dec. 18, 1921, in Proctorville, to the late Alfred and Alice
Miller Tull. He also was preceded in death by his only brother Dennis
Tull.
He married the former Polly Huffman on Feb. 16, 1946, in Chesapeake, and
she survives. Also surviving are their children, Alfred Lee Tull, Donna
(Jim) Mackey and Debbie McCarty, all of Marysville; grandchildren,
Kerrie (Brian) Schweinfuth, Chris Tull, Chad (Angie) Mackey, Jamie
(Codie) Mackey and Stella McCarty; and great-grandchildren, A. J.
Mackey, Camryn Mackey, Keaton Schweinfuth, Faith Mackey and Noah Mackey.

Calling hours will be Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home,
where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev.
Don Hicks officiating. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery, with the
Union County Honor Guard providing full military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Loving Care Hospice in care of
the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Brian Schweinfuth, Chris Tull, Chad Mackey, Jamie
Mackey, John Howard and Saun Floyd. Charlie Wenger will serve as
honorary pallbearer.


SYLVIA PEARL BREWER
Sylvia Pearl Brewer, 90, of Marion, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 22, 2005,
at the home of her daughter in Marysville.
She was a member of the Central Christian Church, the Moose Lodge of
Marion, Marion and Prospect Senior Citizens, and the Elder Hostel
Program. She enjoyed going to the Marion Public Library and line
dancing.
She was born Oct. 31, 1915, in Bucyrus, to the late Floyd and Della
Miller Delaney. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Alton
Brewer, and sons, Dale and Ted Brewer.
She is survived by her daughters, Joyce (Doug) Leopard of Marysville,
Janet Reichardt of Louisville, Ky., and Judy (Ed) Sutherland of Akron;
grandchildren, John Holmes of Port Clinton, Angie Maynard of Prospect,
Wayne Watson and Christy Watson, both of Marysville, Dawn and Tiffany
Sutherland of Akron, John, Jerry, Joey, and Jeffrey Reichardt and JoAnna
Burke, all of Louisville, Heidi Detty of London, Max Brewer of Columbus,
Debbie Brewer of Arizona, and Michael Brewer and Todd Brewer; and 24
great-grandchildren.
A private family graveside service will be held Friday at the Grand
Prairie Cemetery near Marion.
Ingram Funeral Home is completing her arrangements.

ARBY W. MINSHALL
Arby W. Minshall, 76, of Marysville, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, at his
residence, after an extended illness. He was surrounded by his loving
family.
He retired in 1990 as director of military sales from Super Food
Services Inc. of Bellefontaine. He was a radio operator for the U.S.
Army during the Korean War and a lifetime member of VFW Post No. 3320 of
Marysville.
Mr. Minshall excelled in playing the trumpet in high school and for the
Ohio State University Pep Band. He also played jazz and Big Band music.
He enjoyed spending time in his woodworking shop and deer hunting. He
shared the joy of showing paint horses with his daughters. He was an
avid OSU Buckeyes football fan.
He was born Oct. 30, 1929, in Cambridge City, Ind., to the late John W.
and Myrtle I. Stalker Minshall. He also was predeceased by two brothers
and a brother-in-law.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Peggy Fry Minshall, whom he
married Aug. 24, 1952; his daughters, Sherry (Jim) Snyder of Marysville,
Paula (John II, D.O.) Adams of Plain City, and Lori (John) Waite of
Marysville; his grandchildren, Jason (Tiffany) Snyder, Joseph Snyder,
Kelly Adams Yantes, Kyle Adams, Jessica Adams, Zachary Adams, Michael
Waite and Matthew Waite; his great-grandchildren, Taylor Snyder, Seth
Snyder, Madison Snyder and Grace Yantes; his sisters, Mardell (Lou)
Kurucz and Alice Diebert, both of Columbus; a sister-in-law, Cele Meech
of New Iberia, La,; and a brother-in-law, Jim (Juanita) Fry of Plain
City.
Calling hours will be Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Ferguson
Funeral Home, Plain City, where services will be held Saturday at 10:30
a.m. Burial with full military honors conducted by the Union County
Honor Guard, will be in Forest Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Loving Care Hospice, 113 S.
Main Street, Marysville, Ohio 43040.

MARY JOSEPHINE HOOVER BALDWIN
Mary Josephine Hoover Baldwin, 89, a lifetime resident of Union County,
died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at Heartland of Marysville.
A homemaker, she was a member of Marysville Church of the Nazarene. She
was born Jan. 6, 1916 on Barker Road in Union County to the late George
and Nellie Moore Hoover and was also predeceased by her husband, Gerald
E. Baldwin in 1976; a daughter, Sharon Ann Baldwin; a grandson, Mark
Baldwin; two brothers, Robert and Russell Hoover; and a sister Vivian
Geer.
She is survived by two sons, Leo (Betty) Baldwin of Marysville and Phil
(Dixie) Baldwin of Indian Lake; grandchildren, Brook Baldwin and Marcy
Myers, both of Florida, Cindy Sibila of Delaware, Sean (Sidney) Baldwin
of Marysville, Tamara Nail of Hilliard, Chuck Baldwin Jr. of Lakeview
and Shannon Ross of Hilliard; 10 great grandchildren; a sister-in-law,
Vivian Mobley Hoover of Indian Lake and many nieces and nephews,
including a special niece Mary Louise Hoover Greene of Marysville and
other relatives.
Graveside services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday at Oakdale Cemetery.
The Revs. Paul Whiteford and Melvin Smitley will officiate. Underwood
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com

IRENE B. HANBY
Irene B. Hanby, 89, of Marysville, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at
Delaware Court Nursing Home after an extended illness.
She was employed as a cafeteria manager with North Union School District
for more than 38 years, spending most of her career at Leesburg-Magnetic
Elementary School.
She was a longtime member of the Pharisburg United Methodist Church and
the Women's Missionary Unit and formerly served on many church boards
and committees. She completed her junior year at Broadway High School in
1934 and graduated from Raymond High School in 1935.
She was a member of Mary Chapter No. 9 Order of Eastern Star, served as
secretary for the Broadway Alumni Association for 50 years and formerly
cooked dinner at meetings for the Richwood Lions Club. She enjoyed
cooking and baking, collecting jewelry and riding motorcycles. She will
be remembered as a high spirited and energetic woman who dearly enjoyed
life, her family and her dog "Tootsie."
She was born Nov. 5, 1916, in Morrow County, to the late Bruce and
Lettie Smith Baldwin. She married Meredith Hanby on Feb. 23, 1935, and
he preceded her in death on Nov. 15, 1963. She also was preceded in
death by a son, Doug Hanby, in February, 1994; two granddaughters, Tammy
and Michelle Hanby; a son-in-law, Dick Rider; a sister, Darleen McCrary;
and a brother, Lloyd Baldwin.
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Rider of Marysville, and Sue
Meadows and her fiancÚ Bruce Griffiths of Marion; two sons, Robert Hanby
of Marysville, and James (Dixie) Hanby of Peru, Ind.; 15 grandchildren;
34 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchldren; two
sisters-in-law, Melba Baldwin of Cairo, Ga.; and Miriam (Dewey) Shirk of
Richwood; a brother-in-law, Paul (Rosie) McCrary of Richwood; and
several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Mannasmith Funeral
Home, where an Order of Eastern Star service will be held at 8:30 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home
with the Rev. Mo Dunn officiating. Burial will take place at Broadway
Cemetery. Friends are invited to a fellowship luncheon at Pharisburg
United Methodist Church immediately following the services at the
cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross in care of
the funeral home.

BETTY  M.  NEWELL
Betty M. Newell, 77, of Plain City, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2005,
surrounded by her loving family at The Gables at Green Pastures after a
brief illness .
She was born May 1, 1928, in Point Pleasant, W. Va. She retired from
Ranco as a laser operator after 32 years of service and was a member of
the Plain City VFW Auxiliary. She attended the Maranatha Community
Fellowship. She enjoyed traveling and going to garage sales as often as
time would allow. She was especially fond of animals including her
beloved pets Toby, Pumpkin, and Sandy.
 Preceding her in death were her parents, Charles W. and  Ethel Eva
(Stover) Kinniard; an aunt and uncle who raised her from birth, Samuel
and Elsie Kinniard Rimmey; husband, Lee E. Newell in 1969; sister, Rose
Marie Kinniard; and brothers, Harry Kinniard and Billy Kinniard.
Survivors include her children, Jean (Ronnie) Itnyre of Marysville, Jack
(Jennifer) Newell of Plain City, John Newell of Dublin, Jerry (Becky)
Newell of Sunbury, Larry (Anna Mae) Newell of Plain City; grandchildren,
Tony (Angie) Itnyre, Ron (Brandy) Itnyre Jr., Chad (Jennifer) Itnyre,
Joey Newell, Jenny Newell, Jerry Newell, Tyler Newell, Seth Newell,
Justin Newell, Lee Marvin (Tonya) Newell, Tracey (Daniel) Tackett, Jack
Newell, Heidi Newell, Kelly Jo (John) Tucker and Michelle (Peter)
Sheppard; great grandchildren, Austin, Drew, Lindsey, Andrew, Elyse,
Little Lee, Cassie, Dalton, Skylar, Joseph, Carson, Cody and Ethan;
sisters, Dorothy Mills, June Kinniard and Erma Zochak; brothers, Jimmy
Kinniard, Lawrence Kinniard, Bobbie Kinniard, Johny Kinniard and Marvin
Kinniard; and special friend, Bill Arthur.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Ferguson
Funeral Home, Plain City, where the funeral will be held at 10 a.m.
Tuesday. Pastor Elton Yutzy will officiate with burial in the Unionville
Center Cemetery.

FREDERICK JOHN GEORGE
Frederick John George, 80, of Marysville, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005,
at his home after enduring a long, courageous battle with cancer.
The stamina he showed during his declining health the past six months
exemplified the strength of character he had throughout his entire life.
A veteran of the U. S. Army during World War II, he was the recipient of
two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. He served with Company E in the
Philippines in the 96th Division, 382nd Regiment from May 1943 to
October 1945.
He received a bachelor of science degree in electronics from
Northwestern University. Early in his career, he worked on the first
United States guided missile at Bell Aircraft in Buffalo, N. Y. and also
was a chief test pilot inspector for North American in Columbus. He
retired after 18 years as an operations manager for Continental Office
and was a former associate of Glick's Furniture for 20 years.
Mr. George was born May 19, 1925, in Jamestown, N. Y., and grew up in
Warren, Pa. He was predeceased May 3, 2005 by his wife of 51 years,
Mildred Marie Ortman George.
He is survived by six daughters; Susan (Walter) White of Santa Cruz,
Calif., Cindy (Bud) Smith of Ashland, Donna Garrett, Stephanie (Michael)
Diaz and Kathy (Joe) Nichols, all of Marysville, and Kelly (Duane)
Schmelhaus of Hermitage, Tenn.; two sons, Kevin George of Columbus, Ga.,
and Robert George of Columbus, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-
grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Oakdale Cemetery
with the Rev. Richard Teller officiating. Military honors will be
conducted by the Union County Military Funeral Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Union County Loving Care Hospice,
113 S. Main St., Marysville, Ohio 43040.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

KENNETH LEE NICOL
Kenneth Lee Nicol, 56, of Marysville, died Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 16,
2005, at Memorial Hospital of Union County after an extended illness.
 He was retired owner of Kenneth Nicol Bulk Milk Hauling. He was a
member of the Eagles Lodge and longtime member of Trinity Lutheran
Church.
He was born Feb. 12, 1949, in Columbus, to Lester C. and Veda Lucas
Nicol. He was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his mother, Veda of Marysville; three children, Troy
K. (Lori) Nicol of Marysville, Tonya A. (Jeffrey) Gault of Delaware, and
Trent C. (Charlene) Nicol of Cincinnati; three grandchildren, Ian Nicol,
Megan Nicol and J.T. Gault; a sister, JoAnn (Gene) Roush of Marysville;
two brothers, Larry (JoAnn) Nicol of Gahanna, and Dennis (Elsie) Nicol
of Gatlinburg, Tenn.; and many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home
where funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. Burial will follow
at Oakdale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Hospital in care of the
funeral home.

MICHELLE SUZANNE SANDOVAL STEERE
Michelle Suzanne Sandoval Steere, 28, of Marysville, formerly of
Springfield, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005, at HomeReach Hospice -
Kobacker House in Columbus, surrounded by her loving family.
She was an accounts payable clerk for Crown Motors in Dublin and was a
member of Marysville First United Methodist Church. As a devoted wife,
mother, daughter and friend, her deep faith and commitment to Christ
guided her through the struggles she faced during her illness the past
two years. During her illness, she was able to travel to Arizona, a wish
which came true through the generosity of her family and friends at
Crown Motors. She appreciated Native American history and art.
She was born April 27, 1977, in Springfield.
She is survived by her husband, Frank H. Steere II, whom she married
Sept. 21, 2002; her daughter, Hailey Autumn-Marie; her mother- and
father-in-law, Frank and Faith Steere of Lancaster, who were like
parents to her; brothers-in-law, Michael and Thomas Steere, both of
Lancaster; a sister-in-law, Candace Hunt of California; a nephew, Tome
Steere of Lancaster; a special friend and her daughter's godfather, John
Lamberton, of Texas; and many other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Marysville First
United Methodist Church with the Revs. Scot Ocke and Joe Leighton
officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at
Underwood Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hailey Autumn-Marie Trust in
care of Crown Motors. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

ROBERT M. BEACH
Robert M. Beach, 65, of London, Ohio, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005, at
Madison County Community Hospital in London, after a strong battle with
pancreatic cancer.
For the past three years, he was the custodian at Trinity Lutheran
Church and School in Marysville. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran
Church in London.
He was a former plant manager for Allfab Fabricating in Columbus, and
was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in the Pacific on the USS
St. Paul. During the late 70s, he was mayor of Lockington, in Shelby
County.
He loved to rabbit and pheasant hunt and enjoyed fishing. Above all, he
cherished his family, friends, neighbors and the students and staff at
Trinity Lutheran.
He was born Oct. 15, 1940, in Springfield, and was predeceased by his
father, Robert William Beach, and a sister, Linda.
He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Mildred D. "Millie" Estes Beach,
whom he married May 23, 1987, in Columbus; his mother, Jean Ellen Cain
Beach, two daughters, Amy (Stacey) Pressnell and Shelly (Brian) Sparks
and a son, Robert G. Beach, all of Springfield; a stepdaughter, Millie
Elaine (Sam) Bakri of Huber Heights; a stepson, Charles W. (Janet)
McKenzie Jr. of Fairborn; nine grandchildren; a sister, Andrea Leonard
of Springfield; a niece, Theresa (Willie) Balsiger of Raymond; two
great-nephews, Rob and Andrew Balsiger; and numerous cousins and other
relatives.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran
Church, 311 E. Sixth St., Marysville, where the family will receive
friends beginning at 10 a.m. Pastors Tim Muller and Steve Smithberger
will officiate. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at
Enon Cemetery, Enon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran School.
Underwood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be
expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

JANET MARIE MARQUIS KUNKLER
Janet Marie Marquis Kunkler, 65, of Marysville, died unexpectedly
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005, at Memorial Hospital of Union County.
She retired from the Dioceses of Columbus where she worked as a
religious educator. She was a longtime member of Our Lady of Lourdes
Catholic Church where she was a former religious education coordinator
and served in many other capacities. She attended college after her
children were grown and while working at the her church. She received a
Bachelors degree in Theology from Ohio Dominican University and a
Masters degree in Theology from the University of Dayton.
She enjoyed her cats, bird watching, genealogy, quilting, scrap booking
and cherished her time with her grandchildren.
She was born May 1, 1940 in Newark and was predeceased by her father,
Charles E. Marquis and a son-in-law, Reggie Madison.
She is survived by her mother, Elizabeth Mary Ohler Marquis of Dayton;
her husband of 41 years, Gordon T. Kunkler, Sr., whom she married May
30, 1964, at Newark St. Francis Catholic Church; her children, Gordon T.
"Chip" (Kelly) Kunkler, Jr. of Marysville, Theresa Madison of Columbus,
Richard (Collette) Kunkler of Marysville, Bernard "Ben" (Lisa) Kunkler
of Marysville and John "Jack" (Rochelle) Kunkler of Marysville; 12
grandchildren, Mandy, Sean, Kellie, Kathleen, Shelby, Tre, Alyssa,
Danny, Mikey, Hope, Christopher and Abby; four sisters, Emily Goodin,
Mary Nelson, Joanne Haslinger and Judy Dodd; two brothers, Jack and Jim
Marquis; five brothers-in-law, Ambrose, William, Alfred, Harold and
Lewis Kunkler; two sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Eberly and Imelda
Schmeltzer; and many nieces and nephews, cousins and loving friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. The Rev. David A. Poliafico will
officiate and burial will follow at the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and 4 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday at Underwood Funeral Home. A prayer vigil will be held at 8 p.m.
Tuesday. Condolences may be expressed to the family at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

JESSE C. MYERS
Jesse C. Myers, 66, of Bellefontaine, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005, at
Heartland of Bellefontaine.
He worked as a state corrections officer for 12 years, worked for Super
Foods and was currently employed with Acrux.
A West Liberty High School graduate, he was a member of the Eagles of
Bellefontaine and Mechanicsburg. He served in the Army National Guard
for 37 years and enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping. He also loved to
travel and work in his garden.
He was born Feb. 24, 1939, in Columbus to Clarence W. and Violet D.
Newman Myers. His father preceded him in death while his mother
survives.
On Feb. 24, 1984, he married Sandra M. Wilgus Myers, who survives.
He was preceded in death by a son, Paul Thomas Myers, and a brother,
Albert "Red" Myers.
He is survived by three daughters, Virginia "Ginny" Withers of
Bellefontaine, Phyllis J. (Terry) Rittenhouse of Urbana, and Joyce A.
Roberts of Urbana, and a son, W. Michael Myers of Bellefontaine. Also
surviving are: a brother, Robert Siegenthaler of Lewistown; two sisters,
Nancy Lee Groves of Bellefontaine and Lola Blair of Bellefontaine; and
grandchildren Lee Michael and Rennee' Rittenhouse, Drew Goings, Traig
and Chelsie Myers, and Samantha Ann Withers-Harmon.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Eichholtz Funeral
Home in Bellefontaine with the Rev. Abraham Kenner presiding. Interment
will follow at the Highland Memorial Cemetery in West Liberty.
Friends may call Monday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Logan County Cancer Society.

ANNA M. "ANNIE" STEELE
Anna M. "Annie" Steele, 86, of Marysville, died Friday afternoon, Nov.
18, 2005, at Heartland of Marysville.
She was a domestic for many years to many families in the Marysville
area. Her favorite pastime was traveling around the area and state.
She was born June 22, 1919, in Oak Hill, to the late Jacob and Elizabeth
Canter Nance. She married John H. Steele Nov. 23, 1942. He preceded her
in death in 1962.
She is survived by a daughter, Mary E. Haude King of Ostrander;
grandchildren, James P. (Elizabeth) Haude and April C. (Floyd Clark)
Grubbs; great-grandchildren, Jessica Pittman, Ryan Haude, Nicole
Pittman, Amber Haude, Samantha Pittman, Zackery Grubbs and Christine
Grubbs; and loving and devoted friend of 42 years, Charles "Pete"
Elliott of Marysville.
 Calling hours will be Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home
where funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Wayne Engle
officiating. Burial will follow at Jerome Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Heartland Hospice in care of
the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be James, Ryan, and Roger Haude, Darran Pittman, Floyd
Clark Grubbs and Carmel Murray.

ARTHUR E. HESS
Arthur E. Hess, 89, died at his home in Charlottesville, Va., Tuesday,
Nov. 15, 2005, of natural causes.
Known as a trailblazer in implementing both disability insurance and
Medicare, he paved the way for the successful mid-century expansion of
the Social Security Administration into the fields of disability
insurance and medical care. He was deputy commissioner, then acting
commissioner, of the Social Security Administration at the time of his
retirement in 1974. The chief architect and first director of the
Medicare program officially enacted in 1965, Mr. Hess was widely
acclaimed for achieving unprecedented cooperation and partnerships with
private sector players, including hospitals, state agencies and health
departments, and private insurance carriers.
After retiring from the U. S. Government, he served as the director of
the Commission on Public General Hospitals between 1975 and 1978. He
then served on various advisory committees and as an independent
consultant.
 He was also Senior Member and Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute of
Medicine, National Academy of Sciences (1980-1983) and a member of the
Congressional Panel on Social Security Organization (1983-1984). He was
a founding member of the National Academy of Social Insurance.
In 1967 Mr. Hess won the President's Award for Distinguished Federal
Civilian Service and the National Civil Service League Award. In 1969 he
won the Rockefeller Public Service Award, administered by Princeton's
Woodrow Wilson School.
He was a longtime resident of Baltimore, Md., (1943-1982), with offices
in Baltimore and Washington, D. C., during his government career. He
lived most recently in Charlottesville, Va., where he participated in a
variety of community activities, including president of the Friends of
the Library.
He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University, and received his
L.L.B. and J.D. degrees from the University of Maryland.
He was born June 18, 1916, in Reading, Pa., the son of the late Emil and
Rose Brunner Hess of Wyomissing, Pa.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Linn Hess, who resides in their home in
Charlottesville. He was married to the former Ann McKeown Davis until
her death and is survived by their three daughters, Jean Hess Keller of
Knoxville, Tenn., Ann Hess Smith of Gaithersburg, Md., and Elizabeth
Hess Smith of Hagerstown, Md.; his sisters, Elizabeth Hess (Le) Herron
of Marysville, and Martha Hess Mantis of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and seven
grandchildren.
Hill and Wood Funeral Home, Charlottesville, Va., is in charge of
arrangements.

JOHN THEODORE OLSON JR.
John Theodore Olson Jr., 66, of Richwood, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005,
at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine.
He was a retired journeyman wireman with the IBEW. He was an officer of
Mt. Carmel No. 303 F&AM, a member of AASR Valley of Columbus and the
Marine Corps League.
He was born June 13, 1939 in Marion, to the late John Theodore and Hulda
Millington Olson.
He is survived by three sons, Eric T. (Valerie) Olson of Belle Center,
David S. Olson of Umatilla, Fla., and Christopher N. (Alicia) Olson of
Greenville, S.C.; a daughter, Viki N. Olson of Lakeland, Fla.; his
former wife Carol Olson of Umatilla; seven grandchildren, Teri M., Eric
L., Aaron L., Jenna M., Lauren E. and Ryan D. Olson and Chandler D.
Teems; two brothers, Richard F. (Peggy) Olson of Kenton, and Edward W.
(Pat) Olson of Mansfield; and a special friend, Meta O'Connell of Holly
Lake Ranch, Texas.
Calling hours will be Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Ballinger
Funeral Home, Richwood, with Masonic services at 7 p.m. Funeral Services
will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark
Mauldin officiating. Burial will be in Claibourne Cemetery, where
military honors will be given by the Richwood VFW and American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army, P.O. Box 269,
Alexandria, VA 22313.
Condolences to the family may be sent online at
www.ballingerfuneralhome.com.

FRED H. HOWARD
Fred H. Howard, 86, of Columbus, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, at
Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
He was a U. S. Army World War II veteran and recipient of the Purple
Heart. He was a retired teacher from Columbus Public Schools after many
years of employment.
He was a member of Indianola Church of Christ and Kum Double Sunday
school class.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Cleora Fisher Howard; a son, Roger
Merrill Howard; and a granddaughter, Terri Lynn Stillwagon.
He is survived by his loving family, including his daughters, Gloria
Richardson of Milford Center, and Dana (Richard) Stillwagon of
Inverness, Fla.; a son, Charles (Jo Ellen) Howard of Salem, Ore.; seven
grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; a brother, William G. Howard of
Troy; and sisters, Lulu Houtz and Martha Jean Steele, both of Lima.
Calling hours will be Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Rutherford-Corbin
Funeral Home, 515 High St., Worthington, where funeral services will be
held Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. John Fraizer and Cal Holt
officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Indianola Church of Christ, 2141
Indianola Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43201.

VERA MAE WARDWELL
Vera Mae Wardwell, 76, of Marysville, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, in the
Morey Center at Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
A loving homemaker, she will be remembered as a warm and caring woman
who was devoted to her children, her granddaughters, her church and her
community. She was a member of Marysville First United Methodist Church,
its Ladies' Morning Circle, and the Monday morning Women's Bible Study.
She was a 1947 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, N.Y., and
was a graduate of St. John's Riverside Hospital. She served as a
registered nurse for many years prior to raising her family but
maintained her registration for more than 40 years.
She was a longtime volunteer with the Mobile Meals program at Memorial
Hospital of Union County, having accumulated more than 1,000 volunteer
hours, and had been an active member of Twig No. 1. She was a former
member of the Central Ohio Weaving Guild and enjoyed quilting, many
crafts, playing piano and her pets.
She was born July 17, 1929, in Hallowell, Maine, to the late Lee F. and
Christine H. Lord Hescock. She married William C. Wardwell on Oct. 15,
1955, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1991.
Survivors include two daughters, Cindy Lamneck and her fiancÚ, Bill
Cupps of Marysville, and Deborah (Ken) Sofer of West Park, N.Y.; two
sons, Robert (Kyoko) Wardwell of Marysville, and John (Cathy) Wardwell
of England; two granddaughters, Justine and Devon Lamneck; her sister,
Miriam (John) Sherman of New Jersey; two brothers-in-law, Donald
(Barbara) Wardwell of Illinois, and Thomas Wardwell of Georgia; and
several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life service will be held Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at 11
a.m. at  Marysville First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Richard
Teller officiating. Private family burial will take place at Oakdale
Cemetery at a later date. Friends are invited to a fellowship luncheon
at the Burnside Family Life Center at the church immediately following
the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mobile Meals, Memorial Hospital of
Union County, 500 London Ave., Marysville, Ohio 43040. Mannasmith
Funeral Home is serving the family.

HERBERT DALE CRONKLETON
Herbert Dale Cronkleton, 63, of Ridgeway, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at
Heartland of Bellefontaine Nursing Home where he had resided for the
past 18 months after an extended illness.
He was a very happy and loving person who endeared himself to his family
and those around him. He worked beside his father on the family farm and
took great pride in working the ground and driving John Deere tractors.
He possessed a wonderful memory and enjoyed televisions, music and John
Deeres and especially enjoyed reviewing car and tractor magazines. He
was a member of the Ridgeway United Methodist Church.
He was born Oct. 23, 1942, near West Mansfield, to the late William H.
and Bertha Stevenson Cronkleton. He was preceded in death by aunts,
Doris Elliott, Doris Sullivan, Marjorie Cronkleton and Betty Lou
Stevenson; and uncles, Lawrence, Chuck, and Wayne Stevenson.
Survivors include two uncles, Milton Cronkleton of Bellefontaine, and
Robert (Kathleen) Stevenson of DeGraff; an aunt, Betty Stevenson of Ada;
many loving cousins; and his caregivers at Heartland of Bellefontaine.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at
Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home, West Mansfield, where funeral
services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. The Rev. David Wilson will
officiate and burial will take place at Rushsylvania Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland of Bellefontaine
Activity Fund in care of the funeral home.

KENNETH N. GREENWALD
Kenneth N. Greenwald, 63, of Dublin, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at the
James Cancer Hospital.
He was a graduate of St. Joseph's School, class of 1960, and a graduate
of John Carroll University, class of 1965. He served his country in the
United States Army during the Vietnam War while stationed at the
Pentagon. He retired in 2001 from General Motors after 33 years of
employment.
He was born in Cleveland to the late Kenneth L. and Rose Crnjak
Greenwald. He also was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Kenneth
Greenwald.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Carol; his children, Kristin
(Steve) Anliker of Marysville, and Kenneth (Stefanie) Greenwald of Lewis
Center; his grandchildren, Jessica, Jacob and Joshua Anliker; his
mother-in-law, Pearl Fitzgerald of Wickliffe; and his extended family of
friends.
He was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Powell, where a Mass
of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. with the Rev.
William Hahn as celebrant. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery,
Lewis Center. Calling hours will be Thursday from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m.
at Rutherford Funeral Home, 450 W. Olentangy St., Powell.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society,
2225 Citygate Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43219.

RUBY SLONE
Ruby Slone, 75, of Richwood and formerly of Florida where she had lived
for 28 years, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, at Riverside Methodist
Hospital, Columbus.
She was a homemaker and a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and
great-grandmother. Her family and her church were the most important
things in her life. She attended Grace Chapel near Byhalia and Freedom
Worship in Riverview, Fla.
She was born May 4, 1930, in Whitesburg, Ky., to the late James and
Altie Wells Combs. Her husband, Silas Slone, whom she married May 28,
1946, died June 6, 2004. She also was preceded in death by a son, Buck
Slone; a brother, Alfred Combs; and two grandchildren.
Surviving are her children, Kathleen Smith of Richwood, Jeanette (Rick)
Eades of Raymond, James Slone of Magnetic Springs, and Kenny Slone of
Riverview, Fla.; a daughter-in-law, Sallie Slone of Magnetic Springs; 15
grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Edna Mae
Slone, Martha (Richard) Smith and Irvin (Mary) Combs, all of Pharisburg,
Kathleen Overfield of Magnetic Springs, Sterling (Lou) Combs of
Warrensburg, and Burton (Tracy) Combs of Riverview, Fla.; special best
friends, Frank and Mary Ramey of Riverview, and Hazel Dunlop of
Marysville; and her special dog, Peaches.
Funeral services were held today at 2 p.m. at Stofcheck Funeral Home,
Richwood, where calling hours were from noon until the time of the
service. Burial was at Hopewell Cemetery with Pastor Carrol Mathys
officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Chapel in care of the
funeral home.

LILA JEAN WAUGH
Lila Jean Waugh, 75, of Delaware and formerly of Ostrander, died Sunday,
Nov. 13, 2005, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware.
She graduated from Ostrander High School. She was a lifelong resident of
Delaware County and spent most of her life in Ostrander. She was a tax
preparer and a former Scioto Township Clerk.
She was a member of Millcreek Baptist Church, where she was a former
Sunday school teacher for nursery and pre-school age children. She
attended Magnetic Springs United Methodist Church. She was also a
volunteer for People in Need (PIN) and member of the Ostrander Garden
Club.
She was born Sept. 14, 1930, in Delaware County, to the late Loran and
Imogene Farrand Stults. She also was preceded in death by her husband,
Hansel, in 2003, and a son, James in 1971.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandy (Steve) Jolliff of Magnetic
Springs; two grandsons, James and Doug Jolliff; a sister, Lula Mae
Downerd of Delaware; three brothers, Frank (Janice) Stults of Magnetic
Springs, and Fred (Nancy) Stults and Leroy (Barb) Stults, all of
Delaware; and nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Magnetic
Springs United Methodist Church with Pastor Mo Dunn officiating. Burial
will be in Fairview Cemetery, Ostrander.
Memorial contributions may be made to People in Need, 274 N. Sandusky
St., Delaware, Ohio 43015.
Condolences may be expressed at the Web site
www.robinsonfuneralhomeinc
and clicking the link for condolences.

MARTHA JEAN SIGLER
Martha Jean Sigler, 89, of East Liberty, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005,
at Mayfair Village Nursing Center in Columbus, after a three-week
illness.
She was retired from the Logan County Treasurer's Office after 24 years
of employment from June 1961 to November 1985. She formerly served as
the clerk of Perry Township from 1948-1963.
She was a member of the Zanesfield United Methodist Church and was a
1933 graduate of the former Zanesfield High School. She enjoyed playing
euchre and bridge, spending time with her friends and neighbors,
collecting owls, working crossword puzzles and reading. She was a very
special and unique lady who was deeply admired and loved by her family.
She was born Nov. 24, 1915, in the Zanesfield area to the late Chauncey
and Edna Bewley Corbet. She married Laverne Sigler on Aug. 10, 1940, and
he preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 1954. She also was preceded in
death by a brother, Robert Corbet.
Survivors include her daughter, Carrol Sue (Randall) Aylesworth of
Columbus; two granddaughters, Susan (Geoffrey) Retz and Laura (Scott)
Rollins; two great-grandchildren, Abigail Retz and Zachary Rollins; a
brother, Norman (Patricia) Corbet of Seville; two nieces, Connie (Jerry)
Goldbert of Cuyahoga Falls, and Patricia Corbet of Akron; a nephew,
Robert Corbet of Akron; a great-niece, Lisa (Brian) Russell; a
great-great-niece, Samantha Russell; and her very special friend and
caregiver, Amber Eirich of East Liberty.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at
Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home, West Mansfield, where funeral
services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. Dr. Jason Robson will
officiate and burial will take place at Zanesfield Cemetery.

RUBY SLONE
Ruby Slone, 75, of Richwood and formerly of Florida where she had lived
for 28 years, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, at Riverside Methodist
Hospital, Columbus.
She was a homemaker and a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and
great-grandmother. Her family and her church were the most important
things in her life. She attended Grace Chapel near Byhalia and Freedom
Worship in Riverview, Fla.
She was born May 4, 1930, in Whitesburg, Ky., to the late James and
Altie Wells Combs. Her husband, Silas Slone, whom she married May 28,
1946, died June 6, 2004. She also was preceded in death by a son, Buck
Slone; a brother, Alfred Combs; and two grandchildren.
Surviving are her children, Kathleen Smith of Richwood, Jeanette (Rick)
Eades of Raymond, James Slone of Magnetic Springs, and Kenny Slone of
Riverview, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; brothers and
sisters, Edna Mae Slone, Martha (Richard) Smith and Irvin (Mary) Combs,
all of Pharisburg, Kathleen Overfield of Magnetic Springs, Sterling
(Lou) Combs of Warrensburg, and Burton (Tracy) Combs of Riverview, Fla.;
special best friends, Frank and Mary Ramey of Riverview, and Hazel
Dunlop of Marysville; and her special dog, Peaches.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Stofcheck Funeral
Home, Richwood, where friends may call from noon until the time of the
service. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery with Pastor Carrol Mathys
officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Chapel in care of the
funeral home.

ERNIE JONES
Ernie Jones, 54, of Marysville, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, at Mercy
Hospital, Springfield.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman who enjoyed watching his
grandchildren play sports.
He was born Feb. 16, 1951, in Portsmouth, to the late Jesse W. and
Delphia Jones.
He is survived by his children, Ernie L. (Billie Jo) Jones Jr., and
Steven J. (Jennifer M.) Jones, all of Marysville, and Nichole J. Jones
of Columbus; his grandchildren, Chad, Ernie III, Cody, Steven Jr.,
Samantha, Kaitlyn, Tori, Jasmin and Lorraine; sisters, Dixie F. (Merlin)
Pond, Doris E. (Chester) Ball, Rose (Sam) Johnson and Mary (John)
Trimble; two aunts, May and Mert; seven nephews; three nieces; 11
grand-nephews; 10 grand-nieces; and a host of cousins.
Calling hours will be today from 6 to 9 p.m. at Ferguson Funeral Home,
Plain City, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. A
graveside service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Scioto Burial Park,
McDermont.

JEAN-PAUL DAUM
Jean-Paul Daum, 73, of Marysville, died unexpectedly Friday afternoon,
Nov. 11, 2005, at the Ohio State University Medical Center.
He was a former school teacher with the Southwestern School District, a
former employee at Goodwill Industries, a former postal employee working
in many post offices in the Columbus area, and most recently an employee
at Summit Chase Condominium.
He was an OSU alumni, member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Plain
City, and an Army veteran of the Korean War.
He was born Oct. 6, 1932, in Detroit, to the late Vincent P. and Luella
Cox Daum.
He is survived by his sons, Michael Daum of Covington, Ga., and Patrick
Daum of Columbus; three grandsons; a granddaughter; and two
great-grandchildren; his former wife, Regina Daum; special friends,
Marlene Muncie and Jeanette Kelley; sisters, Sheila (Bob) Davis of
Marysville, and Pamela Grossman of Sunbury; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at
St. Joseph Catholic Church in Plain City with the Rev. Patrick Toner
officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour
prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or
the American Heart Association in care of Ingram Funeral Home, which is
completing the arrangements.

HARRIETT C. EVILSIZOR
Harriett C. Evilsizor, 90 of Marysville, died Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005,
in Milcrest Nursing Center, Marysville.
She was employed with Grimes Manufacturing for 20 years. She played the
piano and organ. She loved to play games and listen to music.
She was born Aug, 24, 1915 in Irwin, the daughter of the late Walter and
Katie Peifer Walke. She married Ralph F. Evilsizor on Dec. 31, 1931. She
is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Ralph R. and
Donald; a daughter Eloise Rogers; two brothers and three sisters.
She is survived by: her children, sons, Paul (Gwendolyn) Evilsizor of
Springfield, James P. (Linda) Evilsizor of North Lewisburg, Roger
(Zadie) Evilsizor of Urbana and Harold Evilsizor of Newport News, VA;
daughters, Irene Howell of Sanford, N.C., Bernice Jean Baker of Irwin
and Doris M, Evilsizor of Marysville; 15 grandchildren, 20
great-grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Monday from noon to 2
p.m. in the Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg
where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. with the Pastor Robert E.
Dye officiating.
Burial will follow in Milford Center Cemetery.
Memorial Gifts may be made to Loving Care Hospice, 113 S. Main St.,
Marysville, Ohio 43040.

JIMMIE LEE "GUITAR MAN" HENRY
Jimmie Lee "Guitar Man" Henry, 68, of Lake Worth, Fla., formerly of
Lawrence County Kentucky, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005, at the Hospice
of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, Fla.
He was a retired truck driver and U.S. Army Veteran serving in Korea.
He was born March 21, 1937, in Lawrence County, the son of the late Earl
Vaughan and Molly Cleo Parks Henry. He also was preceded in death by
five sisters, Gwendolyn Dutton, Earlene Henry, Lorene Henry, Ronella Jo
Waring and Brenda Kaye Waybright; three brothers, Harold Dean Henry,
Ernest Henry and Darrell Martin Henry; and a grandson, Noah Lee Moore.
Survivors include three daughters, Tracy Ann Ott of Columbus, Ula Jean
Clark of Middleburg, and Lou Ann Reisinger of Marysville; four sons,
Jimmie Lee Henry Jr. and Robert Paul Henry, both of Columbus, and Eric
"Jug" Henry and Dean Eric Henry, both of Marysville; three sisters,
Linda Faye Fleming of Columbus, Sandra Sue Hammond of Hillard, and
Janice Rae Henry of Fort Myers, Fla.; two brothers; Larry Gene Henry of
Zanesville, and William Earl Henry of Brooksville, Fla.; 22
grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and
nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Wilson
Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky., where friends may call after 9 a.m. Saturday
until the time of the funeral services. Burial will follow in the Henry
Family Cemetery at Richardson, Ky.
Condolences may be expressed at
www.timeformemory.com.

OPAL PAULINE COX
Opal Pauline Cox, 84, of Marysville, died Tuesday evening, Nov. 8, 2005,
at Heartland of Marysville.
She was a homemaker who will be remembered for her loving care of her
family and wonderful sense of humor.
She was born Feb. 13, 1921, in Delaware County, to the late Benjamin and
Mary E. Harrington Delay. She was married March 27, 1940, to William R.
Cox who preceded her in death Jan. 1, 1995. She also was predeceased by
three sisters, Betty Coder, Katherine Calaski and Edna Birchfield, and a
brother, Benjamin Delay.
She is survived by her sons, Benjamin H. (Hazel) Cox of Peebles, William
J. (Robin) Cox of Moore, Okla.; sisters, Geneva Ruthledge of Palisades,
Neb., Waunitta Saft of Marysville; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Cox of
Bellefontaine, Mary Lou (Nick) Gigliotti of Bradenton, Fla.;
grandchildren, Melody Carson of Delaware, Bret Cox of Peebles, Beth
Combs of Jackson, William J. Cox and Chris Cox of Oklahoma City, Okla.;
special caregiver and granddaughter, Carmen Paver of Marysville; 15
great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces
and nephews.
Calling hours will be Thursday from 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at Ingram
Funeral Home where funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:30
p.m. with the Rev. Don Moceri and James Gardner officiating. Burial will
follow at Mt. Herman Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Union County Cancer Society in
care of the funeral home.

ERMA VIRGINIA BENNING HERR
Erma Virginia Benning Herr, 79, of Marysville, formerly of Bonita
Springs, Fla., died suddenly Monday, Nov. 7, 2005, at The Gables at
Green Pastures.
She and her husband were residents of Florida for 23 years and recently
moved to Marysville to be closer to family. A homemaker, she and her
husband retired in 1998 as managers of Hickory Harbour Condominiums in
Bonita Springs. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in
Martins Ferry.
She was born Feb. 16, 1926, in Martins Ferry, to the late John and
Suzanna Pitters Benning. She also was predeceased by a sister, Elsie
Beavon.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Kenneth E. Herr, whom she
married Nov. 26, 1945, in Galveston, Texas; a son, Kenneth J. (Denise)
Herr of Galloway; two daughters, Penny (Chris) Rade and Nancy (Rich)
Weiskircher, both of Marysville; six grandchildren, Kayne and Kwynn
Herr, Brett and Chad (Stephanie) Bowman, Shae (Drew) Sakach and Kyle
Weiskircher; a brother, John (Ruth) Benning of Martins Ferry; a sister,
Esther (Bill) Edler of Fairborn; a brother-in-law, Gordon (Eddie) Herr
of Reading, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Resurrection
Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3500 Main St., Hilliard. Underwood Funeral
Home, Marysville, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Ohio Alzheimer's
Association.
 Condolences may be expressed at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com

ANITA E. BROOKER MACCAMMON
Anita E. Brooker MacCammon, 84, died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at Hospice
of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg.
She graduated from Marysville High School in 1938 and attended the
Columbus School of Business. She worked as an executive secretary for
the State of Ohio, Insurance Division; the Curtiss-Wright Corporation
and North American Aviation, all in Columbus. She moved to the Toledo
area in 1953 when her husband was assigned as the engineering and
construction supervisor of a 13-mile section of the Ohio Turnpike.
She continued to work as an administrative secretary at the Pilliod
Cabinet Company in Swanton; the former Electric AutoLite Company in
Toledo, and Gulf States Paper Company also in Toledo, until her
retirement in 1970. Subsequent to 1970 she operated her own secretarial
service for 14 years.
She was born Dec. 26, 1920, in Marysville, to the late J. Arthur and
Mary M. Consleg Brooker. She married Gordon W. MacCammon on Nov. 6,
1949, and he died in 1993. She also was predeceased by a brother,
Robert.
She is survived by two nieces and a nephew and many great- and
great-great nieces and nephews, as well as a stepson and stepdaughter.
She was buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Marysville. Memorial contributions
may be made to the Schedel Arboretum and Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River
South Road, Elmore, Ohio 43416.

DAVID ALAN JOHNSTON
David Alan Johnston, 54, of Richwood, died Sunday evening, Nov. 6, 2005
at home.
He was a member of the Central United Methodist Church, Richwood. He was
an avid reader and loved to play board games and collect trading cards.
He was born Dec. 8, 1950, in Delaware, to Pearl Clayton and Lelan Maxine
Poulson Johnston, both of Richwood. He was preceded in death by a
brother.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by an uncle, Robert Poulson
of Columbus, and an aunt, Genevieve (Charles) Chapman of Mt. Gilead.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Ballinger Funeral
Home, Richwood, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m.
with the Rev. Brian Lauzau officiating. Burial will be in Claibourne
Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Loving Care Hospice, 113 S. Main
St., Marysville, Ohio 43040.
Condolences to the family may be sent online at
www.ballingerfuneralhome.com.

JAMES HENRY FOOS
James Henry Foos, 88, of Richwood, died unexpectedly Friday morning,
Nov. 4, 2005, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware.
He was a member of Magnetic Springs United Methodist Church and Essex
Grange, and served on the Leesburg-Magnetic School Board. After
attending the Ohio State University, he began farming in 1939.
He always enjoyed attending family functions. He and his wife, Dora Mae,
spent the last 30 winters in Florida where he enjoyed playing golf. He
was especially proud of his three holes-in-one, the latest one being the
day before his 88th birthday.
He was born Jan. 1, 1917, in Marion County, to the late Henry C. and
Lucy Smeltzer Foos. He also was preceded in death by one brother.
On July 25, 1942, he married Dora Mae Ruhl who survives. Also surviving
are two sons, Samuel J. (Janice) Foos of Marysville, and Daniel L.
(Darlene) Foos of Galion; one daughter, Joan S. (Rex) Sullinger of
Ridgeway; three grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and six
great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Ballinger
Funeral Home, Richwood, where funeral services will be held Friday at 11
a.m. with the Rev. Joseph Rhea officiating. Burial will be in Claibourne
Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Children's Hospital
Foundation, P. O. Box 16810, Columbus, Ohio 43272-5117.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at
www.ballingerfuneralhome.com.

SUZANNE SHIRK
Suzanne Shirk, 75, of Marion and formerly of Richwood, died Saturday,
Nov. 5, 2005, at Marion General Hospital.
She was a member of the Richwood Church of Christ. A 1949 graduate of
Richwood High School, she was a nutritionist at Marion General Hospital.

She was born Sept. 24, 1930, in Richwood, to the late George Lee and
Hazel Lucille Gabriel Stults. She also was predeceased by a daughter,
Deborah S. Von Dach.
She is survived by a daughter, Kaye (Richard) Benson of Marion; a
son-in-law, Jacob Von Dach of Marion; three grandchildren, Aaron Benson
of Caledonia, Holly Benson of Philadelphia, and Shane Von Dach of
Marion; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Janie (Dale) Kinsell of
Hollywood, Fla.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stofcheck Funeral
Home, Richwood, where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m.
with the Rev. Scot Gorsuch officiating. Burial will be in Shoup
(Thompson Township) Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Richwood Church of Christ.

DELLA LOUISE DURFEY HUBBARD
Della Louise Durfey Hubbard, 77, of Marysville, formerly of Grove City,
died Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, at Memorial Hospital of Union County.
From 1987-2002, she was a volunteer for Memorial Hospital, where she had
accrued almost 5,000 hours. She was a former associate of the meat
department at Kroger's and also worked in the credit department at
Lazarus Department Store.
She was a 1946 graduate of Linden McKinley High School and attended
Bliss College. She was a former member of Linden Baptist Church. An avid
bowler, she participated in the Grove City league. She was a big fan of
the Dallas Cowboys.
She was born April 23, 1928, in Columbus, to the late Elmer E. and Amy
Marie Huey Durfey and was predeceased by her husband, Robert H. Hubbard,
whom she married Aug. 20, 1966, and her first husband, Marion L. Coyner,
whom she married Feb. 3, 1951. She also was predeceased by five
brothers, Charles, Elmer, Paul, Howard and Bill Durfey, and a sister,
Lola Snyder.
She is survived by a daughter, Diana McNichols of Marysville; two
grandsons, Brad McNichols of Delaware, and Rodger (Nicole) McNichols of
Sunbury; three great-granddaughters, Kayla, Zoe and Kya McNichols; a
stepson, Jeff Watts; three nieces, Carolyn Hatton, Margie Dolan and
Jeannine Kendrick; two nephews, Bob and Timothy Durfey; and many loving
friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Underwood Funeral
Home, Marysville, where the family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m.
and one hour before the service. Graveside services will be held at noon
Wednesday at Concord Cemetery at Route 665 and Hoover Road in Grove
City. Pastor Robert Huff will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Hospital of Union County
Auxiliary. Condolences may be expressed at
www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.

JOHN L. MCBRIDE
John L. McBride, 59, of Marysville, died Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 2 ,
2005, at the Arthur James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, after a five-year
battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
A longtime Marysville businessman, he owned and operated McBride's Auto
Sales, Inc. at the time of his death.
He was born June 7, 1946, in Marysville, to Frederick and Norma B.
Rausch McBride. His father is deceased, and his mother, Norma Forry,
survives. He also was predeceased by his stepfather, Harold "Red" Forry;
father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bob and Ruby Burnside; and a
sister-in-law, Linda Burnside.
He was married May 15, 1987, to Sandra K. Burnside, who survives. He
also is survived by a brother, Gene (Carol) McBride of Marysville; a
sister Sharon (Jim) Purnell of Marysville; a sister-in-law Nancy (Doug)
Smith of Monroe; a nephew Gene (Marianne) McBride of Mt. Vernon; nieces,
April (Terry) Wright of Fort Wayne, Ind., Stephanie Smith of St. Louis,
Mo.; a great-nephew, Nathan McBride of Mt. Vernon; aunts and uncles,
Charles (Chris) Rausch, Arthur (Ruth) Rausch, Charlene Rausch, Lora
Polk, Juanita Bridges, Don McBride and Bill McBride; and many cousins;
special friends, Sam and Teresa Jackson, Bill and Lois Blue, Bill and
Heidi DeLong, Tom and Carolyn Jackson, Jack and Donna Engle; many other
close friends; and his much enjoyed dog and constant companion, Reba
Sue.
A time of gathering and fellowship for family and friends will be held
Saturday from noon until 3 p.m. at the Raymond Township Building in
Raymond.
 Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Hospital Mobile
Meals Program or the Union County Humane Society in care of Ingram
Funeral Home which is completing the arrangements.