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April 2003

Harlan Ned Shultz

Name: Harlan Ned Shultz
Age: 64
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Sunday, April 27, 2003
Time of Death: 12:00 a.m.
Place of Death: at home
Date of Birth: December, 6, 1938
Place of Birth: Logansville, Ohio
Name of Father: Dale Shultz (d)
Name of Mother: Marion Nogle Shultz (d)
Name of Spouse: Sharon L. Elliott
Date of Marriage: February 17, 1961

Occupation: Owned & Operated Shultz's Body Shop, Lakeview

Memberships:

Survivors: Wife: Sharon
3 Daughters: Sandra (Eric) White, Eaton, Ohio
Brenda Grimes, Belle Center, Ohio
Sheila (Rob) Pritchard, Lakeview, Ohio
1 Son: Greg (Jill) Shultz, Lakeview, Ohio
9 Grandchildren
2 Great Grandchildren
1 Sister: Shelly (David) Roby, Russells Point, Ohio
2 Brothers: Richard (Peg) Shultz, Fort Myers, Florida
Tony (Joyce) Shultz, Winter Spring, Florida

Proceeded in death by:

Charles Junior Cook

Name: Charles Junior Cook
Age: 66
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Saturday, April 26, 2003
Time of Death: 8:00 a.m.
Place of Death: At home
Date of Birth: March 24, 1937
Place of Birth: Lima, Ohio
Name of Father: Jonas Andrew Cook (d)
Name of Mother: Emma Leota Hundley Cook (d)
Name of Spouse:
Date of Marriage:

Occupation: Plumber

Memberships:
Army Veteran

Survivors:
6 Sisters: Vera Ulmer, Sandusky, Ohio
Betty Williams, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Alice (John) Maiani, Castalia, Ohio
Marcile (Ralph) Ricketts, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Jo Ann Foor, Waynesfield, Ohio
Doris Sheldon, Alger, Ohio
3 Brothers: Everett L. Cook, Lakeview, Ohio
Lester L. (Janet) Cook, Russells Point, Ohio
Wilbur E. Cook, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Many Nieces & Nephews

Preceded in death by: 3 Sisters

Lowell G. Predmore

Name: Lowell G. Predmore
Age: 74
Address: Lewistown, Ohio
Date of Death: Friday, April 25, 2003
Time of Death: 12:15 am.
Place of Death: Logan Acres, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Date of Birth: March 5, 1929
Place of Birth: Rushsylvania, Ohio
Name of Father: Terrance Predmore (d)
Name of Mother: Marie Simpkins Predmore (d)
Name of Spouse: Martha Ann Snapp (died May 24, 1992)
Date of Marriage: October 23, 1953

Occupation: Retired from Henschen's Industrial, Jackson Center, Ohio

Survivors:
3 Daughters: Pam (Glen) Kindle, Lakeview, Ohio
Alice Predmore, Lakeview, Ohio
Melanie Predmore, Russells Point, Ohio
3 Sons: Jerry (Vicki) Predmore, Lewistown, Ohio
Dave Predmore, Lakeview, Ohio
John (Lynn) Predmore, Lakeview, Ohio
14 Grandchildren: Cassandra Gibson, B. J. Predmore, Michelle Mathison, Chasity Skidmore,
Brandi Predmore, D.J. Predmore, Andy Predmore, Amy Predmore, Jessie Kindle,
Amanda Kindle, Dakota Kindle, Kimberly Ihle, Keasha Puckett, Michael Anderson
4 Great-Grandchildren
3 Sisters: Mary Downing, Marysville, Ohio
Frances Whitson, California
Karen (Robert) Kuck, Springboro, Ohio
3 Brothers: Louis (Toodie) Predmore, Kerman, California
Gerald (Phyllis) Predmore, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Jerry (Janet) Predmore, New Richland, Ohio
1 Daughter-in-law: Sharon Predmore, Lewistown, Ohio
Several Nieces & Nephews

Preceded in death by: 1 Son: Richard D. Predmore (died Oct. 11, 2002), 1 Great-Grandson: Seth Dafler,
4 Sisters & 3 Brothers

Max T. Runkle

Name: Max T. Runkle
Age: 49
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Sunday, April 20, 2003
Time of Death: 9:16 p.m.
Place of Death: Honda Manufacturing, East Liberty, Ohio
Date of Birth: November 7, 1953
Place of Birth: Bellefontaine, Ohio
Name of Father: Melvin L. Runkle (d)
Name of Mother: Myrtle A. Neeld Runkle (d)
Name of Spouse: Ann Louise Miller Runkle
Date of Marriage: October 3, 1992

Occupation: Employed by Mobile Power Wash

Memberships:
Medic & Radio Technician with the United States Air Force
Graduated from Indian Lake High School in 1972
Member of American Legion
Member of Northside Bassmasters
Avid Fisherman and Reader

Survivors:
Wife: Ann
1 Step-Daughter: Kim Miller, at home
2 Brothers: Melvin Lee (Jeannine) Runkle, Huntsville, Ohio
Martin (Denice) Runkle, Russells Point, Ohio
4 Sisters: Marilyn (Lee) Lawson, Union, Ohio
Margee (Don) Leiss, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Millie Runkle, Lakeview, Ohio
Mollie (Curt) Gibson, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Father-in-law: Carl Miller, Marysville, Ohio
Sister-in-law: Letty Runkle, Waynesfield, Ohio
Brother-in-law: Jerry (Debbie) Miller, Kenton, Ohio
Sister-in-law: Sonnie (Bob) Abbott, Hilliard, Ohio
Many Nieces, Nephews and Friends

Preceded in death by: 1 Brother: Michael

Wilmer W. "Jake" Light

Name: Wilmer W. "Jake" Light
Age: 87
Address: Russells Point, Ohio
Date of Death: Sunday, April 20, 2003
Time of Death: 8:30 p.m.
Place of Death: Heartland of Indian Lake Rehab, Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Birth: May 29, 1915
Place of Birth: Albright, West Virginia
Name of Father: Lester Light (d)
Name of Mother: Fanna Jackson Light (d)
Name of Spouse: Mildred A. "Millie" Lannoch Light
Date of Marriage: June 14, 1941

Occupation: Retired Machinist from Barth Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio where he retired in 1979 after 25 years. Former owner of a Piggly-Wiggly Grocery Store in Kingwood, West Virginia.

Memberships:
Member of Galilee Lutheran Church, Russells Point, Ohio
Treasurer of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years
Deacon for many years in Bethany Lutheran Church in Parma, Ohio
Member of Cherokee Hills Golf Course Sr. Citizen League
Enjoyed Bowling and Fishing
He received his most enjoyment taking an active role in his church.

Survivors:
Wife: Millie
2 Sons: Trox (Lynne) Light, Simpsonville, South Carolina
Terry Light, Bellefontaine, Ohio
2 Grandchildren: Victoria (Jeffery) Van Fossen, Akron, Ohio
Scott (Sherry) Light, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
4 Great-Grandchildren: Bethany, Grace, Graham & Teddy

Preceded in death by: 1 Brother: Norman, 1 Great-Grandson: Jacob Wayne

John E. Early, Sr.

Name: John E. Early, Sr.
Age: 85
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Gone to the big fishing hole in the sky on Friday, April 18, 2003
Time of Death: 10:55 a.m.
Place of Death: Emergency Room, Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Date of Birth: January 23, 1918
Place of Birth: Lima, Ohio
Name of Father: Samuel Early (d)
Name of Mother: Harriet Miller Early (d)
Name of Spouse: 1st Wife: Helen Slagle Early (Died 1941)
2nd Wife: Edith Miller Early (Died 1999)
3rd Wife: Mary Chapman Early

Occupation: Retired from Westinghouse, Inc., Lima, Ohio after 30 years and owned and operated Early's TV & Repair, Lakeview, Ohio

Memberships:

Survivors:
Wife: Mary Chapman Early, Lakeview, Ohio
2 Daughters: Ms. Patricia Yocum, Lewistown, Ohio
Ms. Linda Timms, Lancaster, Ohio
2 Sons: Donald R. Early, Lakeview, Ohio
John E. (Carol J.) Early, Jr., Bellefontaine, Ohio
1 Daughter-in-law: Ann Early, Robbins, North Carolina
17 Grandchildren
25 Great-Grandchildren
1 Great-Great-Granddaughter

Preceded in death by: 1 Son: James M. Early & 3 Sisters

Myra L. Van Voorhis

Name: Myra L. Van Voorhis
Age: 74
Address: Jackson Center, Ohio
Date of Death: Thursday, April 17, 2003
Time of Death: 8:36 p.m.
Place of Death: Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima, Ohio
Date of Birth: November 20, 1928
Place of Birth: Auglaize County, Ohio
Name of Father: Hobart D. McCarty (d)
Name of Mother: Frances I. Fields McCarty (d)
Name of Spouse:
Date of Marriage:

Occupation: Homemaker

Memberships:

Survivors:
1 Son: Rick (Elaine) Van Voorhis, Wapakoneta, Ohio
3 Grandsons: Chad (Tia) Van Voorhis, Wapakoneta, Ohio
Richard (Joy) Van Voorhis, New Comerstown, Ohio
Jesse Van Voorhis, Wapakoneta, Ohio
1 Granddaughter: Carla (Jason) Patton, Davenport, Iowa
6 Great-Grandchildren: Travis, Heather, Bryan, Gwendolyn, Raegan, Rhett
1 Brother: Bernard D. (Mary Ann) McCarty, Wapakoneta, Ohio
2 Sisters: Darlene (Bill) Beelman, Bokeelia, Florida
Sondra (Bob) Bird, Mesa, Arizona
Several Nieces & Nephews

Preceded in death by:

Audrey C. Marriott

Name: Audrey C. Marriott
Age: 96
Address: Columbus, Ohio
Date of Death: Saturday, March 15, 2003
Time of Death: 7:15 p.m.
Place of Death: The Forum at Knightsbridge, Columbus, Ohio
Date of Birth: May 10, 1906
Place of Birth: Goshen Twp., Auglaize Co., Ohio
Name of Father: Bert P. Cummins (d)
Name of Mother: Cora Van Horn Cummins (d)
Name of Spouse: Leonard A. Marriott (died August 8, 1991)
Date of Marriage: July 17, 1937

Occupation: Retired School Teacher with Akron Public Schools, Akron, Ohio

Memberships:

Survivors:
Nephew: Bert P. Cummins, II, Columbus, Ohio
Cousin: Olive M. Mooney, Carlsbad, California
Niece: Dr. & Mrs. John Bender, Evansville, Indiana
Nephew: Dr. Charles Culver, Miami, Florida
Niece: Arlen Culver, Germany

Preceded in death by: Parents: Bert P. & Cora Van Horn Cummins
1 Brother: Howard A. Cummins
1 Infant Brother: Byron
2 Sister-in-laws: Evelyn W. Cummins & Margaret Patterson
Nephew: David H. Cummins

Joan K. Coates

Name: Joan K. Coates
Age: 77
Address: New Hampshire, Ohio
Date of Death: Friday, April 4, 2003
Time of Death: 12:02 a.m.
Place of Death: At home of daughter, Joyce of Waynesfield
Date of Birth: March 15, 1926
Place of Birth: Allen County, Ohio
Name of Father: Weldon Klingler (d)
Name of Mother: Mary Plaugher Klinger (d)
Name of Spouse: Charles W. Coates
Date of Marriage: July 2, 1944

Occupation: Homemaker and Cook in New Hampshire School Cafeteria for 10 years

Memberships:
New Hampshire United Methodist Church
She truly loved and served her Lord and Savior, her husband, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, friends and neighbors

Survivors:
Husband: Charles W.
1 Daughter: Joyce (Bob) Spencer, Waynesfield, Ohio
1 Son: Wesley (Kathy) Coates, LaGrange, Ohio
5 Grandchildren
4 Great-Grandchildren
1 Brother: Donald (Jo) Klingler, Harrod, Ohio

Preceded in death by: 1 Brother: Calvin

Burleigh E. Dudgeon

Name: Burleigh E. Dudgeon
Age: 86
Address: Jackson Center, Ohio
Date of Death: Thursday, April 3, 2003
Time of Death: 4:06 a.m.
Place of Death: Wapakoneta Manor, Wapakoneta, Ohio
Date of Birth: Sept. 14, 1916
Place of Birth: Auglaize County, Ohio
Name of Father: William Earlywine Dudgeon (d)
Name of Mother: Elizabeth Van Horn Dudgeon (d)
Name of Spouse: G. Evonne Sprague Dudgeon
Date of Marriage: May 1, 1938

Occupation: Farmer & also Associated with Jackson Center Creamery & Sprague's IGA

Memberships:
Grace Lutheran Church, Jackson Center, Ohio
Charter Member of Jackson Center Historical Society
Life Member of Jackson Center Library

Survivors:
Wife: Evonne
1 Son: David (Dorothy) Dudgeon, Fountain Hills, Arizona
5 Grandchildren: Nancy Lindsey, Derek Dudgeon, Mark Dudgeon, Dena Dudgeon & Melisa Harman
1 Great-Grandson: Jerry Dudgeon
3 Sisters: Burl (George) Barrington, Murphy, North Carolina
Vera Scott, Murphy, North Carolina
Mary Lou (Jim) Merrick, Sarasota, Florida

Preceded in death by: 1 Son: Dennis M. Dudgeon (died Dec. 17, 1979), 1 Brother & 2 Sisters

Mildred B. Gillette

Name: Mildred B. Gillette
Age: 99
Address: Russells Point, Ohio
Date of Death: Tuesday, April 1, 2003
Time of Death: 10:10 a.m.
Place of Death: Shawnee Manor Nursing Home, Lima, Ohio
Date of Birth: February 24, 1904
Place of Birth: Dayton, Ohio
Name of Father: Arthur George Otto (d)
Name of Mother: Bertha Matthew Otto (d)
Name of Spouse: Wade L. Gillette (Died 1956)
Date of Marriage:

Occupation: Homemaker

Memberships: Attended Victory Methodist, Northridge, Ohio

Survivors:
1 Daughter: June (Joe) Sierer, Lancaster, Pa
4 Grandchildren
8 Great-Grandchildren
1 Great-Great-Granddaughter
1 Sister: Ruth Moore, Dayton, Ohio
1 Brother: Ralph (Thelma) Otto, Troy, Ohio

Preceded in death by: 1 Son: Wade O. Gillette, 1 Sister & 2 Brothers

Shirley A. Whitcher

Name: Shirley A. Whitcher
Age: 66
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Tuesday, April 1, 2003
Time of Death: 4:00 a.m.
Place of Death: Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
Date of Birth: January 9, 1937
Place of Birth: Miami County, Ohio
Name of Father: Roscoe Freese (d)
Name of Mother: Mary Hergenrather Freese (d)
Name of Spouse: Lawrence G. (Larry) Whitcher, Sr. (died Jan. 4, 1990)
Date of Marriage: April 19, 1963

Occupation: Homemaker

Memberships:
Christ United Methodist Church, Lakeview, Ohio where she is the Lay Leader
Former President of United Methodist Women

Survivors:
1 Son: Bradley L. (Karla) Whitcher, Jr., Lakeview, Ohio
3 Daughters: Mary Ann Blanton, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Haila Williams, Dayton, Ohio
Carro Grider, Tampa, Florida
5 Grandchildren
5 Step-Grandchildren

Preceded in death by: 1 Brother: Morris Freese

March 2003

Richard S. Powers

Name: Richard S. Powers
Age: 61
Address: Huntsville, Ohio
Date of Death: Wednesday, March 26, 2003
Time of Death: 6:45 p.m.
Place of Death: At home accompanied by his family & special friends
Date of Birth: March 13, 1942
Place of Birth: Sabina, Ohio
Name of Father: Charles W. Powers (d)
Name of Mother: Dorothy M. Smith Powers Dickson (d)
Name of Spouse: Letty Broaddus Powers
Date of Marriage: August 4, 1963

Occupation: Retired Facilities Manager from Transportation Research Center after 25 years and Formerly owned and operated Smith & Moore Hardware & Plumbing, Lakeview, Ohio with his brother

Memberships:
Indian Lake Lodge #722 F&AM
Past President of Lakeview Business Association
Indian Lake Chapter #554 O.E.S.
Avid golfer and enjoyed fishing, working in his yard and being with his family

Survivors:
Wife: Letty
1 Daughter: Lee Ann (Robert) Purtell, Bellefontaine, Ohio
1 Son: Richard E. "Rick" (Holly) Powers, Belle Center, Ohio
2 Grandchildren: Emma Powers & Colin Powers
1 Brother: Robert W. (Helen) Powers, Lakeview, Ohio
Step-Father: Russell Dickson, Lakeview, Ohio
Step-Brother: William (Tina) Dickson, Lakeview, Ohio
Several Nieces, Nephews and many dear friends

Allen J. “AJ” Gross

Name: Allen J. “AJ” GrossAge: 84
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Wednesday, March 26, 2003
Time of Death: 1:45 a.m.
Place of Death: Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney, Ohio
Date of Birth: March 8, 1919
Place of Birth: Stokes Township, Logan County, Ohio
Name of Father: Charles Gross (d)
Name of Mother: Dora Schick Gross (d)
Name of Spouse: Frances Ann Brubaker Gross
Date of Marriage: December 18, 1941

Occupation: Retired Farmer

Memberships: St. Mark Lutheran Church, Clay Township
Survivors:
Wife: Frances Ann
1 Son: Fred (Beverly) Gross, Lakeview, Ohio
2 Grandsons: Bradley Gross & Robert Gross
2 Sisters: Salome Myers, Lakeview, Ohio
Opal Wagner, Huntsville, Ohio
Preceded in death by: 1 Son: Samuel J. Gross & 1 Brother: Elwood Gross

Ruth H. Lee McGowan
 
Name: Ruth H. Lee McGowan
Age: 86
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Sunday, March 16, 2003
Time of Death: 3:35 a.m.
Place of Death: Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Date of Birth: April 21, 1916
Place of Birth: Preble County, Ohio
Name of Father: Daniel Horrigan (d)
Name of Mother: Carolyne A. Hochwalt Horrigan (d)
Name of Spouse: Rolland H. Lee (died January 5, 1979)
Date of Marriage: August 30, 1940

Occupation: Retired Registered Nurse having worked at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Dayton, Ohio

Memberships:
St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church, Russells Point, Ohio and was past member of Parish Council
Catholic Ladies of Columbia; Altar Rosary Sodality; CCD Teacher; Church Liturgy Commission
Sunshine Lady at Indian Lake Senior Citizens
Trustee at Young at Heart, Lakeview and initiated the sign out front
Worked as School Nurse Part-time at Hi Point JVS, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Sunshine Lady & Eucharistic Minister at Heartland of Indian Lake
Volunteered at Espy Elementary, Kenton, Ohio
She & Mr. Lee owned the first private nursery school and kindergarten in Dayton having retired in 1977

Survivors:
3 Daughters: Cassandra (Donald) Koogler, Beavercreek, Ohio
Virginia (Herbert) Hixson, Dayton, Ohio
Roberta (Ron) Neff, Belle Center, Ohio
4 Grandchildren: Michelle Bishop, Kristopher Geis, Kathlyne Hildebrand & Marie Kerns
5 Great-Grandchildren
1 Sister: Julia (Alton) Ferriell, Eaton, Ohio
2 Brothers: Paul Horrigan, Eaton, Ohio
Daniel (Bette) Horrigan, Eaton, Ohio

Preceded in death by: 1 Granddaughter: Karen Crawford & 2 Sisters

 

James L. "Jim" Jenkins
 
Name: James L. "Jim" Jenkins
Age: 58
Address: Jackson Center, Ohio
Date of Death: Friday, March 14, 2003
Time of Death: 9:15 a.m.
Place of Death: Jackson Center, Ohio
Date of Birth: November 23, 1944
Place of Birth: Sidney, Ohio
Name of Father: Leonard Jenkins
Name of Mother: Doris Regula Jenkins
Name of Spouse: Betty J. Foote Jenkins
Date of Marriage: June 20, 1964

Occupation: Employed at Airstream, Inc. Jackson Center, Ohio for 40 years

Memberships:
Army National Guard
Grace Lutheran Church, Jackson Center, Ohio
Jackson Center Lodge #458 F. & A.M.

Survivors:
Wife: Betty J.
1 Daughter: Jennifer (Chris) Harshbarger, Bellefontaine, Ohio
1 Son: Jeffrey (Lisa) Jenkins, Sidney, Ohio
5 Grandchildren: Jordan, Travis, Ashley, Jalen & Rochelle
Parents: Leonard & Doris Jenkins, Troy, Ohio
1 Sister: Pam (Mike) Spicer, Columbia, South Carolina
1 Brother: Richard (Linda) Jenkins, Jackson Center, Ohio

Preceded in death by:

Dorothy M. Perry
 
Name: Dorothy M. Perry
Age: 83
Address: St. Marys, Ohio formerly of New Hampshire, Ohio
Date of Death: March 11, 2003
Time of Death: 9:00 p.m.
Place of Death: At home
Date of Birth: May 9, 1919
Place of Birth: Logan County, Ohio
Name of Father: Clifford Hanger (d)
Name of Mother: Bessie Tracy Hanger (d)
Name of Spouse: Clay A. Perry
Date of Marriage: February 27, 1937

Occupation: Retired Postmaster of New Hampshire, Ohio Post Office in 1991 and had worked for Postal Service for over 23 years

Memberships: New Hampshire United Methodist Church for over 40 years

Survivors:
Husband: Clay A.
2 Daughters: Bess (Dalton) Lane, Jackson Center, Ohio
Gloria (Steven) Triplett, St. Marys, Ohio
7 Grandchildren: Cynthia Brown, Diane Lane, Michael Lane, Mark Lane,
Leslie Lane, Christine Chambers & Steven Matthew Triplett
8 Great-Grandchildren
1 Brother: Glen Hanger, Gahanna, Ohio

Preceded in death by: 1 Son, 1 Sister & 1 Brother

Paul Roger Reinhart
 
Name: Paul Roger Reinhart
Age: 84
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Sunday, March 9, 2003
Time of Death: 6:30 p.m.
Place of Death: Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center, Bluffton, Ohio
Date of Birth: December 7, 1918
Place of Birth: Lima, Ohio
Name of Father: Charles Musser (d)
Name of Mother: Opal Howell Musser (d)
Adopted in 1921 by: Earl L. & Pearl M. Williams Reinhart (both deceased)
Name of Spouse: O. June White Reinhart (died Feb. 1, 1998)
Date of Marriage: December 7, 1939

Occupation: Life Long Farmer

Memberships:
Last surviving Charter Member of New Hampshire Church of Nazarene where he received the Distinguished Service Award, was song leader for over 50 years and held offices of trustee and treasurer

Survivors:
1 Daughter: Mary (Michael) Goings, Bluffton, Ohio
1 Son: John P. (Emmy) Reinhart, Limerick, Pennsylvania
5 Grandchildren: Alison Joy Reinhart, John Patrick Reinhart, Stephanie Goings,
Bethany Cunningham & Amanda Neely
5 Great-Grandchildren: Casi Goings, Morgan Hornby, Ethan Huss,
Evan Huss & Erin Cunningham
Paul Franklin (Eileen) Reinhart, New Hampshire, Ohio with whom he was raised
1 Half-sister: Peggy Dyer, Mason, Ohio
Special Friend: Betty Hutchinson, New Hampshire, Ohio

Preceded in death by: 1 Brother: Russell "Bud" Musser

Emory "Bucky" Buckenroth
 
Name: Emory "Bucky" Buckenroth
Age: 93
Address: Yorktown, Indiana formerly of Sidney, Ohio
Date of Death: Sunday, March 9, 2003
Time of Death: 12:55 p.m.
Place of Death: Countryside Manor Healthcare Facility, Anderson, Indiana
Date of Birth: March 25, 1909
Place of Birth: Logan County, Ohio
Name of Father: Clarence E. Buckenroth (d)
Name of Mother: Olive Detrick Buckenroth (d)
Name of Spouse:
1st Wife: Treva Seigle Buckenroth (Married Dec. 1928 - Died Dec. 1980)
2nd Wife: Georgia Jenkins Buckenroth
(Married Oct. 17, 1981 - Died April 13, 1996)

Occupation: Worked at Monarch Machine Co., Sidney, Ohio for over 40 years having
retired in 1972

Memberships:
Holy Angels Church, Sidney, Ohio
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Sidney, Ohio

Survivors:
1 Daughter: Carol J. (Louis G.) Fischer, Centerville, Ohio
1 Son: Duane C. (Mary) Buckenroth, Yorktown, Indiana
3 Grandchildren: Ben Fischer, Beth Fischer & Kimberley Buckenroth
3 Sisters: Kathryn Eisenhut, Sidney, Ohio
Irene Boyd, Sidney, Ohio
Wauneta Wolfe, Sidney, Ohio

Preceded in death by: 1 Sister: Margaret Lyles & 3 Brothers: Charles Buckenroth,
Ralph Buckenroth & Carlton Buckenroth

Dorothy M. Taylor
 
Name: Dorothy M. Taylor
Age: 70
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Sunday, March 9, 2003
Time of Death: 6:00 a.m.
Place of Death: at home
Date of Birth: October 6, 1932
Place of Birth: Auglaize County, Ohio
Name of Father: Orlando M. Oakley (d)
Name of Mother: Luella H. Buffenbarger Oakley (d)
Name of Spouse:
Date of Marriage:

Occupation: Homemaker

Memberships: Life Member Doyle R. Miller AMVETS Post #39 Ladies Auxiliary, Lakeview

Survivors:
1 Daughter: Hope (Victor) Savage, Rushsylvania, Ohio
3 Sons: Gregory (Jackie) Taylor, Cridersville, Ohio
Jeffrey Taylor, Huntsville, Ohio
Rodney Taylor, Lakeview, Ohio
11 Grandchildren & 6 Great Grandchildren
1 Sister: Charlotte (Daniel) Sprague, Jackson Center, Ohio
1 Brother: Billy L. (Betty) Oakley, Lakeview, Ohio

Proceeded in death by: 1 Daughter: Karen; 1 Son: Todd; 1 Granddaughter: Kacie

Harry O. Mann
 
Name: Harry O. Mann
Age: 96
Address: Jackson Center, Ohio
Date of Death: Saturday, March 8, 2003
Time of Death: 7:15 p.m.
Place of Death: The Pavilion, Sidney, Ohio
Date of Birth: July 27, 1906
Place of Birth: Clay Township, Auglaize County, Ohio
Name of Father: Lewis Mann (d)
Name of Mother: Anne Elsass Mann (d)
Name of Spouse: Ruth M. Zimmerman Mann
Date of Marriage: February 24, 1961

Occupation: Farmer

Memberships: St. Mark Lutheran Church, Clay Township

Survivors:
Wife: Ruth M.

Proceeded in death by:
5 Sisters: Cora, Katie, Amanda, Cleta & Marie
1 Brother: Edward

Terry N. Gram
 
Name: Terry N. Gram
Age: 41
Address: Columbus, Ohio
Date of Death: Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Time of Death:
Place of Death: Auto Accident at I-71 & Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio
Date of Birth: May 18, 1961
Place of Birth: Springfield, Ohio
Name of Father: Nelson A. Gram, Jr. (d)
Name of Mother: Rilla L. Brumfield Gram (d)
Name of Spouse: Roxanne Noble Gram
Date of Marriage: March 29, 1997

Occupation: Former carpenter in Montana, Idaho, Nevada & Texas and was presently a telemarketer selling home improvement

Memberships:
Attended Northeastern H.S. in Springfield and graduated from Indian Lake High School in 1979
Former member of Northside Christian Church, Springfield, Ohio & the Indian Lake Community Church, Russells Point, Ohio

Survivors:
Wife: Roxanne
3 Step-Sons: Toby McPhee, Buchanon, Washington
Jason McPhee, Bullhead City, Az
Robert (Bobbi) Tallent, Columbus, Ohio
3 Step-Grandchildren: Samantha, Lydia & John
2 Half-Sisters: Jean (Richard) Bennett, South Vienna, Ohio
Linda (Jack) Fraley, Springfield, Ohio
1 Half-Brother: David Dillon, Miamisburg, Ohio

Preceded in death by: 1 Half-Sister: Sue Vest

Robert D. "Bob" Burden
 
Name: Robert D. "Bob" Burden
Age: 86
Address: Bellefontaine, Ohio
Date of Death: March 3, 2003
Time of Death: 6:15 p.m.
Place of Death: Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Date of Birth: Sept. 2, 1916
Place of Birth: Logan County, Ohio
Name of Father: William Earl Burden (d)
Name of Mother: Adda Carey Burden (d)
Name of Spouse: Maggie Burden (d)
Date of Marriage:

Occupation: Sylvania Company, Findlay, Ohio

Memberships:
Methodist Church

Survivors:
2 Daughters: Kay Gibson, Huntsville, Ohio
Faith Marie Harper, Russells Point, Ohio
2 Sons: William David Burden, Kansas
John Allen Burden, New Orleans, La
11 Grandchildren
18 Great-Grandchildren
2 Great-Great-Grandsons

Preceded in death by: 1 Son: Walter Dale Burden, 3 Sisters: Ruth, Alta, Harriett &
3 Brothers: James, Paul & Leroy

John W. Ogden
 
Name: John W. Ogden
Age: 77
Address: Wapakoneta, Ohio formerly of Russells Point, Ohio
Date of Death: Tuesday, March 04, 2003
Time of Death: 11:00 a.m.
Place of Death: At home of his daughter, Diane
Date of Birth: September 20, 1925
Place of Birth: Dayton, Ohio
Name of Father: George L. Ogden (d)
Name of Mother: Mina E. Hoose Ogden (d)
Name of Spouse: Shirley A. Kibler Ogden
Date of Marriage: November 22, 1950

Occupation: Retired Machinist

Memberships:
Grace Lutheran Church, Jackson Center, Ohio
Past Master in 1992 of Indian Lake Lodge #722 F&AM

Survivors:
Wife: Shirley A.
2 Daughters: Diane (Tom) Hendrixson, Wapakoneta, Ohio
Cindy Wilson, Bellefontaine, Ohio
3 Grandchildren: Dawn (Todd) Ricker, John Michael & Joe Wilson
2 Great-Grandsons: Logan & Mason Ricker

Preceded in death by: 5 Sisters & 4 Brothers

Alice Janet Johnson
 
Name: Alice Janet Johnson
Age: 76
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: February 28, 2003
Time of Death: 1:43 p.m.
Place of Death: Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Date of Birth: April 3, 1926
Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio
Name of Father: Edward. P. Stone (d)
Name of Mother: Clara Irvin Stone (d)
Name of Spouse: Frederick E. Johnson (d-12/25/1980)
Date of Marriage: February 1, 1947

Occupation: Homemaker

Memberships: St. Mary of the Woods Church, Russells Point, Ohio
Associate Member; Indian Lake Community Church, Russells Point, Ohio
Indian Lake Women's Club

Survivors:
2 Sons: Frederick T. Johnson, Chesapeake, Ohio
James E. (Ellie) Johnson, Columbus, Ohio
1 Daughter: Martha J. (Terry) Miller, Columbus, Ohio
2 Grandchildren: Tim Miller, Jamie Ryan Johnson and his Mother: Patricia Lamphear
Many Nieces and Nephews
Special Friends: Pat Eal
Pam, Jim, Sheena Braun


Preceded in death by: 1 Sister: Virginia Trace

Felicia L. “Tish” Blust
 
Name: Felicia L. “Tish” Blust

Age: 42

Address: Huntsville, Ohio

Date of Death: March 1, 2003
Time of Death: 4:05 p.m.
Place of Death: Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine, Ohio

Date of Birth: January 10, 1961

Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio

Name of Father: Clay Phillips

Name of Mother: Shirley Hughes (d)

Name of Spouse: Richard “Rick” Blust

Date of Marriage: July 21, 1984

Occupation: Registered Nurse-having worked at OSU Hospital, Columbus; Joint Township District Hospital, St. Marys & Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima, for 10 years

Memberships:

First Baptist Church, Oakhill, Ohio

Attended New Richland Baptist Church

American Nurses Assoc.

Survivors:

Husband: Richard “Rick”

2 Daughters: Allison Blust, at home

Laura Blust, at home

1 Son: Derek Blust, at home

1 Step Daughter: Nicole Blust, Sidney, Ohio

Father & Step Mother: Clay & Mary Phillips, Wapakoneta, Ohio

Several Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews & Cousins

Proceeded in death by:

February 2003

Hilda F. Francis
 
Name: Hilda F. Francis
Age: 66
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: February 27, 2003
Time of Death: 12 Noon
Place of Death: Riverside Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
Date of Birth: April 27, 1936
Place of Birth: New Foundland, Canada
Name of Father: Frederick B. Morgan (d)
Name of Mother: Hilda Faith Strickland Francis (d)
Name of Spouse: James P. Francis (died April 24, 1995)
Date of Marriage: May 4, 1968

Occupation: Retired Dietician

Memberships: Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post #39, Lakeview, Ohio

Survivors:
2 Daughters: Phyllis Kouts, Hillsboro, Ohio
Janice (Chris) Risner, McGuffy, Ohio
3 Sons: James W. (Donna) Francis, Lynchburg, Virginia
Keith C. (Debra) Francis, Chesterfield, Michigan
Robert G. (Melanie) Francis, Clinton, Maryland
14 Grandchildren
7 Great-Grandchildren
1 Sister: Elizabeth Stevens, Lakeview, Ohio
Companion: James Osborn, Lakeview, Ohio

Preceded in death by: 1 Sister: Elaine Lessner & 1 Brother: Harold Morgan

 

Roy A. Shaner
 
Name: Roy A. Shaner
Age: 79
Address: Jackson Center, Ohio
Date of Death: Feb. 26, 2003
Time of Death: 1:35 p.m.
Place of Death: Fair Haven Shelby County Home, Sidney, Ohio
Date of Birth: December 14, 1923
Place of Birth: Stokes Township, Logan County, Ohio
Name of Father: Orlo V. Shaner (d)
Name of Mother: Norma C. Cummins Shaner (d)
Name of Spouse: Marth Metz
Date of Marriage: April 5, 1947

Occupation: Retired from Copeland Corporation, Sidney, Ohio in 1988 after 42 years.

Memberships:
Emanuel Lutheran Church, Montra
Copeland Retirees
Avid supporter of Jackson Center basketball

Survivors:
Wife: Martha
2 Daughters: Rita (Thomas) Maddy, Sidney, Ohio
Marsha (Dan) Burch, Lewistown, Ohio
2 Sons: Rick (Patricia) Shaner, Bluffton, Ohio
    Tom (Pam) Shaner, Jackson Center, Ohio
9 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandsons
    2 Step Granddaughters and 3 Step Great Grandchildren
1 Sister: Jeanette Brooks Knoch, Wapakoneta, Ohio
1 Brother: Reed (Lois) Shaner, New Hampshire, Ohio
Many Nieces and Nephews

Preceded in death by: 1 Sister and 3 Brothers

Charles Jack Ragland, Sr.
 
Name: Charles Jack Ragland, Sr.
Age: 59
Address: Bellefontaine, Ohio
Date of Death: Wednesday February 26, 2003
Time of Death: 10:00 a.m.
Place of Death: At Home
Date of Birth: January 23, 1944
Place of Birth: Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Name of Father: James S. Ragland (died September 11, 2002) Name of Mother: Ethel "Sue" Morris Ragland (still living see below)
Name of Spouse:
Date of Marriage:

Occupation: Formerly employed by McArthur Township and Airstream, Inc. Jackson Center, Ohio

Memberships:

Survivors:
1 Son: Charles Jack Ragland, Jr., Bellefontaine, Ohio
Mother: Ethel "Sue" Ragland, Huntsville, Ohio
3 Sisters: Claudia (William) Shellenbarger, Perrysburg, Ohio
    Jill (Carl) Fulmer, Walland, Tennessee
    Pandora (Robert) Plikerd, Russells Point, Ohio
2 Brothers: Samuel (Janice) Ragland, Bellefontaine, Ohio
    Matt Ragland, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Many Nieces and Nephews

Preceded in death by: 1 Brother: David Ragland (died October, 1980)

Elizabeth Anne Tyson
 
Name: Elizabeth Anne Tyson
Age: 79
Address: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Date of Death: Feb. 23, 2003
Time of Death:
Place of Death: Pike's Peak Hospice Colorado Springs, Colorado
Date of Birth: October 16, 1923
Place of Birth: Bellefontaine, Ohio
Name of Father: Frank Shirk (d)
Name of Mother: Edna Eckert Shirk (d)
Name of Spouse: Jack Lewis Tyson
Date of Marriage:

Occupation: Homemaker

Memberships:

Survivors:

1 Daughter: Susan (Timo) Tyson-Estrada, Beline, New Mexico
2 Sons: Mark and Noreen Landis-Tyson, Colorado Springs, Colorado
J. Scott and Anita Medina-Tyson, Kenilworth, Illinois
3 Grandchildren: Claire Connor Landis-Tyson
    Gabriellle Tyson
     Sheridan Tyson
1 Brother: William E. Peg Shirk, Lakeview, Ohio

Preceded in death by:

George Junior "Jug" Burton
 
Name: George Junior "Jug" Burton
Age: 76
Address: Russells Point, Ohio
Date of Death: Feb. 23, 2003
Time of Death: 11:03 a.m.
Place of Death: Lima Convalescent Home, Lima, Ohio
Date of Birth: September 26, 1926
Place of Birth: Dayton, Ohio
Name of Father: George Hiram Burton (d)
Name of Mother: Myrtle Ellen Clark Burton (d)
Name of Spouse: Minnie Thomas Burton
Date of Marriage: December 27, 1947

Occupation: Retired in 1991 as a Machinist from Ford Motor Co., Lima, Ohio after 34 years

Memberships:
Navy Veteran of WWII
Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post #39, Lakeview, Ohio
Former Minor League Baseball player with Chicago White Sox
Coached Youth Baseball for many years

Survivors:
Wife: Minnie
2 Daughters: Nancy Hower, Lima, Ohio
Linda (Bill) Overs, Roundhead, Ohio
1 Son: Bill (Sherry) Burton, Russells Point, Ohio
7 Grandchildren

Preceded in death by: 3 Brothers: Phillip, Paul L., & Jerry

 

Maxine Maude Brown Swaim
 
Name: Maxine Maude Brown Swaim
Age: 88
Address: Columbus, Ohio formerly of Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Monday, February 17, 2003
Time of Death: 4:10 p.m.
Place of Death: at home of her Nephew & Niece:
Johnny & Vickie Pelfrey of Columbus, Ohio
after an extended bout with cancer
Date of Birth: February 16, 1915
Place of Birth: Morgan County, Kentucky
Name of Father: Frank Brown (d)
Name of Mother: Margaret "Maggie" Wallin Brown (d)
Name of Spouse: Joseph Milton Swaim (died Jan. 20, 1982)
Date of Marriage: March 16, 1946

Occupation: Retired Waitress

Memberships:
Attended Reynoldsburg Freewill Baptist Church
Indian Lake Eagles #3615
Golden Age Senior Citizens, Indian Lake

Survivors:
1 Sister: Dixie (John) Pelfrey, Martha, Kentucky
Nephew & Niece: Johnny & Vickie Pelfrey, Columbus, Ohio with whom she lived
3 Step-Sons: James (Connie) Swaim, Fairfax, Vermont
Thomas (Janet) Swaim, Fairborn, Ohio
Robert (Patricia) Swaim, Circleville, Ohio
Several Step-Grandchildren
Several other nieces & nephews and very special friends

Preceded in death by: 1 Sister & 2 Brothers

 

Hazel Suesan Marie Earl
 
Name: Hazel Suesan Marie Earl (spelling is correct)

Age: 93

Address: Centerville, Ohio formerly of Wapakoneta, Ohio

Date of Death: Sunday, February 2, 2003
Time of Death: 9:00 a.m.
Place of Death: Green Oaks Nursing Home, Xenia, Ohio

Date of Birth: December 15, 1909

Place of Birth: Stokes Twp., Logan County, Ohio

Name of Father: Samuel Steele (d)

Name of Mother: Hannah C. Eheman Steele (d)

Name of Spouse: Kermit Earl (d)

Date of Marriage: 1929

Occupation: Homemaker

Memberships:

Survivors:

1 Daughter: Marilyn (Elbert) Dubenion, Westerville, Ohio

2 Sons: Robert (Imogene) Earl, Tipp City, Ohio

Jack (Fairlie) Earl, Lakeview, Ohio

11 Grandchildren: Curtis Earl, Marie Koperski, Robert J. Earl, Michael Earl, Steven Earl,

Kathy Shaw, Diane Ducker, Debra Tomlinson, Carolyn Dubenion,

Susan Smith & Lisa Bozeman

29 Great-Grandchildren

Preceded in death by: 10 Sisters & Brothers

 

Joseph H. Andrews
 
Name: Joseph H. Andrews
Age: 88
Address: New Hampshire, Ohio
Date of Death: Sunday, February 02, 2003
Time of Death: 6:45 a.m.
Place of Death: Beverly Healthcare, Lima, Ohio
Date of Birth: April 6, 1914
Place of Birth: Goshen Township, Auglaize, Ohio
Name of Father: Frank Andrews (d)
Name of Mother: Olive McCormick Andrews (d)
Name of Spouse: Evelyn R. Crusie Andrews
Date of Marriage: December 7, 1945

Occupation: Retired from Neon Products; and Farming
Memberships:
New Hampshire United Methodist Church
Served 22 years as a Goshen Township Trustee
Served 8 years as a member of the Waynesfield Goshen School Board
Served as Co-Director of the Minstrel Shows presented in New Hampshire for several years
Member of the Auglaize County Farm Bureau

Survivors:
Wife: Evelyn
1 Son: Crusie (Karen) Andrews, Lima
6 Grandchildren: Ben (Deb) Andrews, Courtney Andrews, Josh Andrews,
Ryan (Megan) Andrews, Bryan (Jean) Andrews & Jenna Andrews
5 Step Grandchildren: Jackie Forest, Mike McDermott, Cory Cales, Chris Cales & Matt Cales
2 Great Grandchildren: Alexander & Stephen Andrews
8 Step Great Grandchildren
Proceeded in death by:
1 Son: Stephen Andrews (11/24/96)
2 Brothers: Garry Andrews & Mack Andrews

January 2003

William C. Bodle
 
Name: William C. Bodle
Age: 57
Address: Lewistown, Ohio
Date of Death: Friday, January 31, 2003
Time of Death:
Place of Death: Washington Twp., Logan County, Ohio
Date of Birth: October 1, 1945
Place of Birth: Bellefontaine, Ohio
Name of Father: Charles William Bodle (d)
Name of Mother: Esther McCafferty Bodle (still living, see below)
Name of Spouse: Ruth Ann Julien Bodle
Date of Marriage: May 2, 1965

Occupation: Retired from Carter Steel, Bellefontaine after 30 years

Memberships:
First Church of God, Bellefontaine, Ohio
National Rifleman's Association

Survivors:
Wife: Ruth Ann
2 Daughters: Julie Long, Dallas, North Carolina
Billie Jean (Rob) May, DeGraff, Ohio
2 Sons: Charles William (Rose) Bodle, II, Gastonia, North Carolina
Patrick Ray Bodle, Toledo, Ohio
1 Granddaughter: Jessica Bodle
Mother: Esther Bodle, Russells Point, Ohio

Proceeded in death by: 1 Sister: Betty Lou Weaver & 1 Nephew: Roger Ferrell Weaver, II

Helen S. Waters
 
Name: Helen S. Waters
Age: 92
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: January 30, 2003
Time of Death: 5:05 a.m.
Place of Death: Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Date of Birth: November 23, 1910
Place of Birth: Hardin County, Ohio
Name of Father: John Peter Siemon (d)
Name of Mother: Matilda Laubis Siemon (d)
Name of Spouse: Robert Waters (died May 9, 1979)
Date of Marriage: November 11, 1932

Occupation: Retired from the former Murray Corporation, Marysville, Ohio

Memberships:
St. Johns United Church of Christ, Kenton, Ohio
Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post #39 Auxiliary, Lakeview, Ohio
Indian Lake Moose Lodge #1533 Auxiliary
Indian Lake Eagles #3615 F.O.E. Auxiliary
Jackson Center VFW Post #3316 Auxiliary, Jackson Center, Ohio

Survivors:
2 Sons: Robert E. “Gene” (Sally) Waters, Columbus, Ohio
Harold L. “Jerry” Waters, Lakeview, Ohio
2 Grandchildren: Scott Charles Waters & April Siemon Waters
1 Great-Grandson: Jacob Waters

Preceded in death by: 4 Brothers

Robert T. Hill
 
Name: Robert T. Hill
Age: 62
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Tuesday, January 28, 2003
Time of Death: 6:34 p.m.
Place of Death: ER, Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Date of Birth: August 24, 1940
Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington
Name of Father: Earl Hill (d)
Name of Mother: Mildred Gillies Hill (d)
Name of Spouse: Barbara Palmer
Date of Marriage: February 14, 1981

Occupation: Former Owner & Operator of Blackhawk Marine, Lakeview, Ohio

Memberships:
Air Force Veteran
Avid Fisherman, Hunter & Boater

Survivors:
Wife: Barbara
1 Daughter: Kathy (Charles) Anderson, Bremerton, Washington
4 Step-Daughters: Shelly (Ralph) Hale, Gisela, Arizona
Lisa Houy, West Liberty, Ohio
Deanne (James) Goebel, Payton, Arizona
Dawn (Chuck) Stevens, DeGraff, Ohio
1 Step-Son: Jerry (Janet) Houy, Lowell, Arkansas
1 Adopted son: Robbie Hill, California
12 Grandchildren
2 Great-Grandchildren

Preceded in death by: 1 Sister: Shirley

Crosby M. Manchester, Jr.
 
Name: Crosby M. Manchester, Jr.

Age: 84

Address: Waynesfield, Ohio

Date of Death: Monday, January 27, 2003
Time of Death: 2:36 a.m.
Place of Death: Otterbein, Cridersville, Ohio

Date of Birth: July 26, 1918

Place of Birth: Allen County, Ohio

Name of Father: Crosby M. Manchester, Sr. (d)

Name of Mother: Alice Ruth May Manchester (d)

Name of Spouse: Elizabeth Harman Manchester (d)

Date of Marriage:

Occupation: Retired Farmer

Memberships:

Wayne Lodge #569 F&AM, Waynesfield, Ohio

Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton, Ohio

York Rite, Wapakoneta, Ohio

Elks Lodge #1170, Wapakoneta, Ohio

Survivors:

2 Daughters: Madeline (Jake) Earley, Eaton, Ohio

Susan (Ernest) Schefflein, Putnam Valley, NY

1 Son: Robert Manchester, Houston, Texas

8 Grandchildren & 8 Great Grandchildren

1 Brother: Dr. James R. (Eileen) Manchester, Chillicothe, Ohio

Proceeded in death by:

2 Sons: Crosby M. “Butch” Manchester. III & Otha H. “Bud” Manchester

1 Brother: John H. Manchester

Karen L. Platfoot
 
Name: Karen L. Platfoot 
Age: 58
Address: Maplewood, Ohio
Date of Death: Friday, January 17,2003
Time of Death: 2:50 a.m.
Place of Death: SCCI Hospital of Lima Date of Birth: November 1, 1944 Place of Birth: Troy, Ohio
Name of Father: Carl Brown (d)
Name of Mother: Freda Eichhorn Brown Name of Spouse: Joe B. Platfoot
Date of Marriage: November 2, 1963
Occupation: Nurse at Piqua Memorial Hospital
Memberships:
Grace Lutheran Church & Circle 1
Graduated Upper Valley Nursing School 1986 Maplewood Grange Past 4-H Advisor
Past member Perry-Port-Salem Rescue Former YFU Representative
Survivors:
Husband: Joe Platfoot
2 Daughters: JoAnn Shade, West Milton, OH Jodi Platfoot, Sidney, OH
1 Son: Scott C. (Cathy) Platfoot, Maplewood, OH 2 Grandchildren: Madilynn & Mason Mother: Freda Brown, Troy, OH
1 Sister: Phyllis (Robert) Benedict, Roanoake, TX 1 Brother: Jerry Brown, Novato, CA

Steven D. Gardner
 
Name: Steven D. Gardner
Age: 54
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Friday, January 10, 2003
Time of Death: 4:48 a.m.
Place of Death: Emergency Room, Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Date of Birth: March 13, 1948
Place of Birth: Kenton, Ohio
Name of Father: Richard Gardner (d)
Name of Mother: Ina Rodgers Gardner (d)
Name of Spouse: Carol Lynne Ansley Gardner
Date of Marriage: January 26, 1991

Occupation: Self employed - Gardner Motor Company, Belle Center, Ohio and retired after 26 years from Proctor & Gamble, Lima, Ohio

Memberships:
Army Veteran of Viet Nam
Member of Galilee Lutheran Church, Russells Point, Ohio
Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post #39, Lakeview, Ohio
Indian Lake Eagles #3615
Indian Lake Moose Lodge #1533
Richard Bassinger VFW Post #3333, Kenton, Ohio

Survivors:
Wife: Carol Lynne
4 Daughters: Lisa Tarr, Davie, Florida
Alisonn Gardner, Davie, Florida
Aubrey Gardner, at home
Emily Gardner, at home
1 Granddaughter: Danielle Davie
1 Sister: Ronna (Larry) Jay, Lima, Ohio
4 Brothers: Randy Gardner, Waynesfield, Ohio
Rod (Garnet) Gardner, Bucyrus, Ohio
Greg (Cheryl) Gardner, Lakeview, Ohio
Jim Potter, Columbus, Ohio
Many Nieces & Nephews

Stephenia M. "Stella" Crosley

 
Name: Stephenia M. "Stella" Crosley
Age: 81
Address: Jackson Center, Ohio
Date of Death: Thursday, January 9, 2003
Time of Death: 2:48 p.m.
Place of Death: Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy, Ohio
Date of Birth: August 18, 1921
Place of Birth: Dearborn Twp., Michigan
Name of Father: John Filipowicz (d)
Name of Mother: Apolonia (unknown) Filipowicz
Name of Spouse: Robert L. Crosley (died January 26, 1994)
Date of Marriage: November 29, 1945

Occupation: Retired from Holloway's Inc., Jackson Center as a seamstress for over 25 years

Memberships:
St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Rhine, Ohio & St. Clare Ladies Altar Sodality
Life Member of VFW Post #3316, Ladies Auxiliary, Jackson Center, Ohio
Member of Scherer Post #493 American Legion Auxiliary, Jackson Center, Ohio

Survivors:
3 Daughters: Barbara (Kenneth) Walter, Sidney, Ohio
Marilyn (Robert) Thomas, Jackson Center, Ohio
Joanna (Keith) Paul, Botkins, Ohio
9 Grandchildren
6 Great-Grandchildren
3 Step-Grandchildren
7 Step-Great-Grandchildren
1 Brother: Joseph (Frances) Philips, Michigan
2 Sisters: Agnes Machuta, Florida
Rosalie Kaczmarek, Michigan

Preceded in death by: 1 Sister: Frances Chope & 1 Brother: Leonard Philips

John A. Cochran
 
Name: John A. Cochran
Age: 60
Address: Russells Point, Ohio
Date of Death: Wednesday, January 8, 2003
Time of Death: 8:22 p.m.
Place of Death: Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Date of Birth: March 1, 1942
Place of Birth: Dayton, Ohio
Name of Father: James Cochran (d)
Name of Mother: Opal Tittle Cochran (d)
Name of Spouse: Julia Jackson Cochran
Date of Marriage: December 21, 1970

Occupation: Owner/Operator of Cochran's Upholstery

Memberships:

Survivors:
Wife: Julia
3 Sons:

Tony (Krystal) Finfrock, Tipp City, Ohio
John (Janice) Muth, Centerville, Ohio
Aaron (Karen) Muth, Centerville, Ohio
3 Daughters:
Denise (Dale) Kinsels, Bellbrook, Ohio
Rose (Terry) Kline, Little Rock, Arkansas
Kathy (Bablu) Rahman, Dallas, Texas
12 Grandchildren which includes Brenden Finfrock and his mother Tonya

Preceded in death by: 2 Brothers (d) & 1 Sister (d)

 

Donald D. Kapp, Sr.
 
Name: Donald D. Kapp, Sr.
Age: 75
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Date of Death: Tuesday, January 07, 2003
Time of Death: 4:00 a.m.
Place of Death: At Home
Date of Birth: August 11, 1927
Place of Birth: Springfield, Ohio
Name of Father: Clifford Kapp (d)
Name of Mother: Hazel Sly Kapp (d)

Occupation: Truck Driver

Memberships:
Navy/Army Veteran of WWII
Life Member of Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post #39, Lakeview, Ohio
Member of VFW Post #3343, Clyde, Ohio

Survivors:
Ex-Wife: Lavon Kapp, Lakeview, Ohio
4 Daughters: Hazel Kapp, Lakeview, Ohio
Jackie Helton, Lakeview, Ohio
Bonnie Kapp, Indiana
Paula Kapp, Indiana
2 Sons: Terry Kapp, Indiana
Donald Kapp, Jr., Indiana
10 Grandchildren
1 Great-Granddaughter
1 Brother: John E. (Billie) Kapp, Clyde, Ohio
5 Sisters: Betty (Bill) Lanning, Cambridge, Ohio
Carol Jean (Michael) Baker, Largo, Florida
Norma (Michael) Aman, Delray Beach, Florida
Mary (Lee) Eley, Highland, Illinois
Della (Tim) Bollenbacher, Clyde, Ohio

Preceded in death by: 1 Sister: Hazel & 2 Brothers: Clifford Jr., & Byron

 
Orville C. Woods
 
Name: Orville C. Woods
Age: 85
Address: Sarasota, Florida formerly of Russells Point, Ohio
Date of Death: Thursday, January 2, 2003
Time of Death:
Place of Death: at home of step-daughter in Port Charlotte, Florida
Date of Birth: February 14, 1917
Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio
Name of Father: James H. "Jack" Woods (d)
Name of Mother: Ida Mae Rudolph Woods (d)
Name of Spouse: Dorotha Downing Woods (died Sept. 26, 2002)
Date of Marriage:

Occupation: Retired Concessionaire

Memberships:
Army Veteran of WWII
Life Member of Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post #39, Lakeview, Ohio
Life Member of Frank D. Castle, VFW Post #1080, Bellefontaine, Ohio
Life Member of Harold Kerr Post #173, American Legion, Bellefontaine, Ohio

Survivors:
1 Step-Daughter: Patricia Gant, Port Charlotte, Florida
3 Step-Grandchildren: Julia Gant Williams, Joseph Gant & Keith Gant
1 Brother: Jack R. (Rose Mary) Woods, Sr., DeGraff, Ohio
2 Nephews: Jack R. Woods, II, DeGraff, Ohio
James Woods, Cincinnati, Ohio

Preceded in death by: