Miscellaneous Wayne County, Ohio Obituaries - 1998

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Miles Tschantz
ORRVILLE -- Miles E. Tschantz, 87, of Orrville, died Saturday evening, Oct. 17, 1998, at Wooster Community Hospital, after a five-month illness. Services will be Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. at Cornerstone Community Church, 18600 Davis Road, Dalton, with Pastor Timothy Hull officiating. Burial will be at Union Lawn Cemetery in Navarre. Friends may call Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at the church, or one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Cornerstone Community Church; or to Dalton Historical Society. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Dr. Bruce (Penny) Tschantz of Knoxville, Tenn., and Marilyn Carson of Dalton; grandsons, Steven Carson of Laguna Niguel, Calif., Douglas (Gemma) Carson of Mentor, Peter (Lisa) Tschantz and Dr. Michael Tschantz, both of Charleston, S.C., and Timothy Carson of Navarre; a great-granddaughter, Heather Tschantz; a stepgranddaughter, Jessica Werley; a brother, Louis (Comfort) Tschantz of Dalton; and sisters, Dorothy Briggle of Copley and Norma (Fred) Kormanik of Barberton. 

George Robison
RITTMAN -- George T. Robison, 75, 28 Circle Drive, died Saturday, Oct. 17, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital. There will be no services or calling hours. Burial of the cremains will be at Freeman Cemetery in West Union, W.Va. Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Wayne County Branch, in care of Wooster Clinic, 1740 Cleveland Road, Wooster 44691. Surviving are daughters, Debbie (Lee) Ridgeway of Broadwell, Ill., and Kathy Robison of Rittman; a granddaughter; sisters, Mary Allen of Niles, Dorotha DeLancy and Narwista Sayers, both of Warren, Ann Scott of Centerpoint, W.Va., and Eva Lowery of New Hill, N.C. 

Harry Gill
MASSILLON -- Harry H. Gill, 61, of Massillon, formerly of Orrville, died Saturday, Oct. 17, at Massillon Community Hospital, after a short illness. Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Heitger's Massillon Chapel. Burial will be at Hope Cemetery in Henrysburg. Friends may call one hour prior to the services. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Timothy Gill of Orrville, Terry Gill of Wooster, John Gill of North Lawrence, Phyllis Gill of Massillon and Becky Gill of Youngstown; nine grandchildren; brothers, Everett and Eugene Gill, both of Rittman; and three sisters. 

Paul Kaufman
SMITHVILLE -- Paul O. Kaufman, 80, a resident of Smithville-Western Care Center, formerly of North Summit Street, died Saturday, Oct. 17, at Wooster Community Hospital. Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at East Chippewa Church of the Brethren, with the Revs. Delbert Kettering and Guy Buch officiating. Burial will be at East Chippewa Cemetery, Orrville. Friends may call Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at Gresser Funeral Home in Orrville, or one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to East Chippewa Church Memorial Fund. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Robert (Martie) Kaufman of Culebra, Puerto Rico, Roger (Cynthia) Kaufman of Bloomsbury, N.J., Daniel Kaufman of Sterling and Paulette (Michael) Frederick of Fort Wayne, Ind.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sisters, Helen Hochstetler of Smithville and Mary Jane Moser of Orrville. 

John Dale
NORTH LAWRENCE -- John "Jack" Dale, 74, of North Lawrence, died Saturday morning, Oct. 17, at Massillon Community Hospital, after a long illness. Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Arnold-Lynch Funeral Home in Massillon, with the Rev. Michael McHale officiating. Burial will be at Newman Creek Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Ronald (Margaret) Dale of Jackson Township, John S. (Cori) Dale of Stanwood, Jacquline (Donald) Douglas of Dalton and Kristine (Joseph) Hoffman II of Akron; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a brother, Fred Dale of North Lawrence. 

Florence Ewing
WOOSTER -- Florence V.Ewing, 84, formerly of 1054 Palmer St., died Sunday morning, Oct. 18, at West View Manor. Services will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Dr. Alan E. Nathan officiating. Burial will be at Rowsburg Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home in Wooster. There are no immediate survivors. 

Martha Keister
WEST LEBANON -- Martha A. Keister, 77, of West Lebanon, died Saturday, Oct. 17, in Phoenix, Ariz., after a brief illness. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church in Brewster, with the Rev. Robert Kaylor officiating. Burial will be at Fredericksburg East Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton. Memorial contributions may be made to Paint Township Fire & Rescue Association, P.O. Box 176, Mount Eaton 44659. Surviving in addition to her husband are children, Mrs. Dennis (Carole) Stewart and Mrs. Edgar (Susan) Anna, both of Chandler, Ariz., Mrs. Wallace (Dorothy) Dravenstott and Zola Keister Jr., both of Tucson, Ariz., and William Keister of West Lebanon; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Ann Kovach of Westland, Mich.; and a brother Andrew Oravec of Navarre. 

Mildred Cutler
SHREVE -- Mildred I. Cutler, 85, Shreve Villa, 208 E. South St., Apt. 208, died Monday morning, Oct. 19, 1998, at Wooster Community Hospital, after a short illness. Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Custer Funeral Home, Wooster, with the Revs. Kenneth Furl and Mark Rohrer officiating. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery, Shreve. Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Shreve Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, P.O. Box 449, Shreve 44676. Surviving are children, Glenn (Debra) Cutler of Wooster, Raymond (Dorothea) Hinkel of Shreve and Elizabeth (Douglas) Gates of Sunbury; five grandchildren, Alicia and Rachel Cutler, Michael, Diana and David Hinkel; four great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Melville L. Ebright of Naples, Fla.; and a sister, Louise (Lester) Myers of Wooster. 

Vida Wheelock
DALTON -- Vida M. Wheelock, 76, 1668 S. West Lebanon Road, died Monday morning, Oct. 19, after a long illness. Services will be Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Trinity United Church of Christ in Wooster, with the Revs. Jim Christensen and Glenn Royer officiating. Entombment will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Friends may call Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Custer Funeral Home, Wooster. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ, 150 E. North St., Wooster 44691. Surviving in addition to her husband are daughters, Rebecca M. (Edward F.) Hartmann of Dalton and Elizabeth M. Cottrell of Wayne County; five grandchildren; and a sister, Wilma (Clarence) Lamka of Fredericksburg, Iowa. 

Lowell Domers
PERRYSVILLE -- Lowell L. Domers, 61, of Perrysville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998. Graveside services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Rose Hill Burial Park, with the Rev. Dr. S. Thomas Shifflet officiating. Friends may call Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at Billow Fairlawn Chapel, 85 N. Miller Road, Akron. (1-330-867-4141) In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to High Street Christian Church, 131 S. High St., Akron 44308. Surviving are a special friend, Joyce Klinger of Massillon; children, Dean Domer of Kentucky, Craig Domer and Theresa Domer, both of Akron, and their mother, Frances Birkenstock; grandchildren, Franzia and Bradley Domer, both of Kentucky; sisters, Donna Polumbo of Arkansas, Norma Rhymer of Virginia, Sue Straight of Georgia and Wanda Duffer of Tennessee; brothers, Richard (Pat) Domer of Arkansas and William (Toni) Domer of Canton; and many other relatives and friends. 

Sasha Bishop
WOOSTER -- Sasha Nicole Marie Bishop, nine-month-old daughter of TyAnn Bishop of Wooster, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, at the Cleveland Clinic. Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Roberts Funeral Home, Wooster, with the Rev. Keith Snyder officiating. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Friends may call Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Surviving in addition to her mother are grandparents, Ty and Ellen Bishop of Orrville; great-grandparents, Jerry and Shirley Crofutt of Wooster and Dave and Joy Bishop of Smithville; Godmother, Deb Reynolds of Creston; and an uncle. 

Merlyn Larson
WOOSTER -- Professor Emeritus Merlyn M. "Mel" Larson, 70, passed away at the family home on Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Bettyann and family: Steven R. of Beaumont, Texas, Timothy A. and daughter-in-law, Cindy, and grandsons, Daniel, Benjamin and Kirk, all of Canal Fulton, September Ann and son-in-law, Mark Schofield and grandson, Nathan and granddaughter, Andrea of Princeton, N.J., Forrest W. and Sven-Erik Hans of Boston, Md., R. Todd of the home; and brothers, Samuel, Virgil and Lester, who in loving remembrance, celebrate his life. A memorial service will be held at Mackey Hall, Westminster Church House, southwest corner of College and Pine streets, College of Wooster on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. The family requests in lieu of flowers, that memorial contributions be made to Wooster Friends Meeting, 353 E. Pine St., Wooster 44691, designated for Central America Humanitarian Aid Project. Arrangements are being handled by Custer Funeral Home, Wooster. 

Lawrence Leggett
LODI -- Lawrence "Larry" Leggett, 84, of Lodi, died Monday, Oct. 19, at his home after a seven-month illness. Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Parker & Son Funeral Home in Lodi, with the Rev. Stephen McLaughlin officiating. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Lodi. Friends may call Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Lodi First Congregational Church, 114 Church St., Lodi 44254; or to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina 44256. Surviving are his wife, Jerri Leggett, whom he married Aug. 22, 1936; children, Jill (Thomas) Callahan and Jack (Susan) Leggett, both of Lodi; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Phyllis Kobelt of Westfield Center. 

Mildred Miller
MORELAND -- Mildred L. Miller, 78, 6870 Millersburg Road, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 1998, at Smithville-Western Care Center. Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home in Wooster, with Pastor Wayne Giesler officiating. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Friends may call Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Wayne County Branch, in care of Wooster Clinic, 1740 Cleveland Road, Wooster 44691; or to a charity of the donor's choice. Surviving are children, Mrs. Harry (Judy) Schlauch, Paul (Ginny) Miller, Mrs. Dale (Linda) Martin and Harrold Miller, all of Wooster; grandchildren, Scott, Steve and Ron Schlauch, Deeanne Daugherty, Douglas Martin and Kyle Miller; great-grandchildren, Cody Daugherty and Conner Schlauch; and a brother, Lawrence Reidenbach of Wooster. 

Margaret Hensel
NORTH OLMSTED -- Margaret Ellen Hensel, 5809 Columbia Road, died Thursday, Oct. 15, in Cleveland. Graveside services were held Monday, Oct. 19, at Wooster Cemetery. The Rev. Don Burge officiated. McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home in Wooster handled arrangements. Surviving are sisters, Mabel Lowe of Wooster and Virginia Fluke of Ormond Beach, Fla. 

Charles Mock
CENTERBURG -- Charles N. Mock, 58, of Centerburg, died Monday, Oct. 19, 1998, at his home. Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 W. Church St., Centerburg, with Pastor Jeremy Hupp officiating. Burial will be at Lock Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Surviving are his wife, Donna (Sleek) Mock; sons, Charles Tracy Mock of Sarasota, Fla., and Chad Trevor Mock of Centerburg; his mother, Christine Mock of Zanesville; sisters, Joanne Roberts, Louise Hamble and Brenda Miller, all of Zanesville and Alice Shurehorne of Waterford; and brothers, Albert Mock of Waterford, Roger and Bill Mock, both of Zanesville. 

Beulah Sherban
CADIZ -- Beulah Mae (Shira) Sherban, 75, of Harrisville Cemetery Road, formerly of Medina, died Monday, Oct. 19, at her home. Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, 555 E. Market St., Cadiz, with the Rev. Jim Duty officiating. Burial will be at Forest Hills Cemetery in Canton. Friends may call Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Surviving are a brother, Raymond Shira of Sarasota, Fla.; a sister, Dessa Schafer of Medina; several nieces and nephews; and relatives in the Wooster area. 

Minnie Freidt
AKRON -- Minnie E. Freidt, 83, of Akron, died Monday, Oct. 19. Graveside services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Lakewood Cemetery, with the Rev. Donald Davies officiating. Calling hours for the family only will be Wednesday from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Bacher Funeral Home in Akron. Surviving are sons, Jerry (Judy) Friedt and Donald (Mary Lee) Friedt; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Paul (Corky) Snyder and Carl (Evelyn) Snyder; and sisters, Ruth Steiner and Helen (Everett) Emch. 

Judson Wylie
BAKERSVILLE, N.C. -- Judson Ebright Wylie, 82, of McKinney Cove Road, formerly of Wayne County, died Thursday, Oct. 15, at Brian Center in Spruce Pine, N.C., after several months of declining health. Services were held Sunday afternoon, Oct. 18, in the Chapel of Henline/Hughes Funeral Home. The Rev. Gale Lammey officiated. Burial was at Green Young Cemetery, where military rites were conducted by the Spruce Pine Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8060. The family requests that memorials be made to Mitchell County Hospice Inc., P.O. Box 38, Spruce Pine, N.C. 28777; or to First Presbyterian Church of Spruce Pine, N.C. Surviving are children, Patricia Caine of Seattle, Wash., Nancy Norman of Goldsboro, N.C., Susan Sauder of Dayton, Va., David Wylie of Bakersville, N.C., Robert J. Wylie of Dallas, Richard and Jeffery Wylie, both of Bridgewater, Va.; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sisters, Kathleen Henderson of St. Clairsville, Helen Henshaw of Wooster and Ruth McCracken of Valparaiso, Fla. 

Elinor Stauch
DOYLESTOWN -- Elinor F. Stauch, 87, of Doylestown, died Monday, Oct. 19, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital. Graveside services will be Friday at noon at Moreland Cemetery, with the Rev. Bud Olszewski officiating. Friends may call Thursday from 2-4 p.m. at Zak-Monbarren Funeral Home in Doylestown. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Brethren Church of Rittman, 44 S. 1st St., Rittman 44270. Surviving are children, Inez (Jerry) Miracle of Doylestown and Tom (Diana) Stauch of Columbus; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

Dorothy Ellsworth
MARSHALLVILLE -- Dorothy L. Ellsworth, 77, of Euclid Street, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Life Care Health Center of Medina. Graveside services will be Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at St. Michael's Cemetery, with the Rev. Thomas Fox officiating. There will be no calling hours. Gresser Funeral Home in Orrville is handling arrangements. Surviving are a son, David Ellsworth of Marshallville; two grandchildren; and a sister, Vivian Bursani of Wooster. 

Mary Derr
PERRYSVILLE -- Mary Rozetta Derr, 72, 135 E. Church St., died Tuesday morning, Oct. 20, at Wooster Community Hospital, after an extended illness. Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home in Loudonville, with the Rev. Loranell Breyley officiating. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may call Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 176, Perrysville 44864. Surviving are children, Robert (Bonny) Derr and Linda Derr, both of Perrysville, David Derr of Loudonville, Donald (Dixie) Derr, Terry (Mary) Derr and Susan (Russell) Haft, all of Ashland; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a brother, William Herman of Perrysville. 

Edward Benson
WYOMING, Del. -- Edward E. Benson, 75, of Wyoming, Del., died Monday, Oct. 19, at Kent General Hospital in Dover, Del., after a lengthy illness. Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel at Delaware Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Bear, Del. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Pippin Funeral Home in Wyoming, Del. Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels, Modern Maturity Center, 1121 S. Forrest Ave., Dover, Del. 19904. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Kenneth E. Benson of Dover, Del., Steven C. (Mary) Benson of Felton, Del., Joanne S. (William) Fretz of Wyoming, Del., and Karla K. (Jim) Cook of Chesterville, Md.; seven grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A brother, Charles Benson and a sister, Marjorie Lance, died previously. 

Ned Lichty Sr.
MEDINA -- Ned E. Lichty Sr., 63, of Medina, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1998, at Evergreen Rehabilitation Center in Medina. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman, with the Rev. F.D. Donaldson officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Seville. Friends may call Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Surviving in addition to his wife, are children, Ned (Susan) Lichty Jr. of Westfield Center, Neal (Diana) Lichty of Brunswick, Mark (Carmen) Lichty of Talbott, Tenn., Matthew (Donna) Lichty and David Lichty, both of Medina and Paula Lichty and her friend Robert Turnbaugh of Medina; grandchildren, Jana, Joshua, Kyle, Brandon and Heather Lichty, Mark Lichty Jr., and Tara and Joshua Skindell. 

Mildred Williams
RITTMAN -- Mildred R. Williams, 84, 119 E. Sunset Drive, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital. There will be no services or calling hours. Inurnment will be at Long Island National Cemetery in New York. Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman is handling arrangements. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Anthony (Mary) Christian of Rittman; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and brothers, Harold Blass of Freeport, N.Y., and Ronald Blass of Florida. 

Charles Hart
WOOSTER -- Charles H. Hart, 53, 837 N. Geyers Chapel Road, went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ in heaven Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1998 at his residence. Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Evangel Assembly of God in Wooster, with the Rev. John Bullard officiating. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Friends may call Friday from 6-9 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home, Wooster. Memorial contributions may be made to Evangel Assembly of God, 1633 Portage Road, Wooster 44691. He will be deeply missed by his wife, sons and daughters-in-law, Tony and Beth Hart, Lee and Mandy Hart, Mark and Angie Hart, Tom and Tammy Hart, Eric and Krista Hart and daughter and son-in-law, Chrissy and Aaron Swartzentruber, all of Wooster; eight grandchildren; his mother; brothers, Jim Hart of Dayton, Ray Hart of Connecticut, Lee Hart of Wooster, Jeff Hart of Millersburg and Wayne Hart of Columbus; and a sister, Peggy Maxson of Columbus.

Lydia Wallace
WOOSTER -- Lydia Jordan Wallace, infant daughter of Walter and Lorrie Wallace, 2330 Apt. B, Cardinal Court, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1998, at Dunlap Memorial Hospital in Orrville. Private family services were held today, Oct. 22, at Roberts Funeral Home, Wooster. The Rev. Gene Hill officiated. Burial was at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Surviving in addition to her parents, are maternal grandparents, Daniel and Frances Pierce of Wooster.

Earl Mullet
SUGARCREEK -- Earl A. Mullet, 77, 1393 Ragersville Road, SW, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, at his residence after an extended illness. Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Maranatha Fellowship Church in Sugarcreek, with Bishop Jonas J.E. Miller officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call tonight (Thursday) from 6-8 and Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Smith Funeral Home in Sugarcreek. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Mrs. Mervin (Esther) Eash of Martinsburg, Clara Mullet of Sugarcreek, Mrs. Chuck (Miriam) Brewster of Rome, Ohio, Freeman (Sara Ann) Mullet of Brooksville, Fla., Dan Mullet of Denver, Owen (Lonya) Mullet of Livermore, Calif., Earl Mullet Jr. of Fresno, Marion (Tena) Mullet and Sam (Linda) Mullet, both of Sugarcreek; 18 grandchildren; a great-grandson; and sisters, Mrs. John (Alta) Erb of Sugarcreek and Sarah Yoder of Hanoverton.

Virginia Long
WOOSTER -- Virginia N. Long, 80, of Wooster, formerly of West Salem, died Tuesday evening, Oct. 20, at Wooster Community Hospital. Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem, with the Rev. Janet Burkhart officiating. Burial will be at Old Dutch Reformed Cemetery in Congress Township. Friends may call tonight (Thursday) from 7-9 at the funeral home. Surviving are children, Betty Gern of Lima, Judy (Ronald) Ault and Bonnie (Robert) Hunter, both of West Salem and Sherry (Gene) Hayton of Weymuth; seven grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and brothers, Herbert Jones of Chandler, Ariz., Burton Jones of Scio and Roger Jones of Waukegan, Ill.

Matilda Burkholder
WALNUT CREEK -- Matilda Burkholder, 95, formerly of Orrville, died Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 21, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home in Walnut Creek. Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Christian & Missionary Alliance Church in Orrville, with the Rev. Ramsey Wallace officiating. Burial will will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville. Friends may call Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at Auble Funeral Home in Orrville, or one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, 300 S. Walnut St., Orrville 44667. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Royal and Pansy Marie Burkholder of Anaheim Hills, Calif., and a daughter Mrs. Sam (Mary Jane) Wenger of Orrville; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. 

Eva Daugherty
SHREVE -- Eva M. Daugherty, 80, 10034 County Road 1, died Thursday, Oct. 22, at Barberton Citizens Hospital. Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Johnston-Schlabach Funeral Home in Shreve, with the Revs. James Mayes and Scott Daniels officiating. Burial will be at Non-Pariel Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be made to Holmes County Home Auxiliary, 7260 State Route 83, Holmesville 44633; or to Shreve Emergency Medical Services, 150 W. McConkey St., Shreve 44676. Surviving are children and their spouses, Richard Dean and Sally Daugherty, Irma and Julius Chernutan and Rodger and Marilyn Daugherty, all of Shreve; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. 

Dorothy Gerber
DUNDEE -- Dorothy M. Gerber, 72, of Cement Bridge Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Union Hospital in Dover. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Butler-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek, with the Rev. Welton Stein officiating. Burial will be at Bunker Hill Cemetery. Friends may call today (Friday) from 2-4 and 7-9 at the funeral home. Surviving are children, Larry Douglas Gerber of the home, Charles Edward Gerber and Milo Gerber Jr., both of New Philadelphia, Doris Addlesburger of Coshocton and Margaret Moss of Dover; 13 grandchildren; brothers, Elwood Farnsworth of Dundee, George and Omer Farnsworth, both of Brewster and Gale Farnsworth of Beach City; and sisters, Vera Seevers of New Port, Marilyn Schatzel of Navarre, Dolly Heid of Bolivar and Laura Roberts of Wellsville. 

Sarah Miller
MILLERSBURG -- Sarah M. Miller, 69, 5262 State Route 515, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Joel Pomerene Memorial Hospital in Millersburg, from injuries sustained in a car/buggy accident. Services will be Saturday at 9 a.m. at the residence, with Bishop Henry D. Miller officiating. Burial will be at the Yoder-Erb Cemetery, Clark Township, Holmes County. Friends may call anytime at the residence. Butler-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek is handling arrangements. Surviving in addition to her husband are a daughter, Esther Miller of the home; brothers, Henry and Andy Hershberger, both of Millersburg and John Hershberger of Sugarcreek; and sisters, Mrs. Eli (Fannie) Troyer and Mrs. Mose (Dena) Troyer, both of Millersburg, Mrs. Alvin (Ada Mae) Barkman of Fresno, Mrs. Emanuel (Ella) Yoder of Baltic and Mrs. William (Lydia Ann) Beachy of Sugarcreek. 

Homer Mason
MASSILLON -- Homer D. Mason, 89, of Massillon and formerly of Kidron, died Thursday, Oct. 22, at Country Lawn Nursing Home in Harmon, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton, with the Rev. Jacqueline McMillen officiating. Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery in Mount Eaton. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 196, Mount Eaton 44659. Surviving are his sons, Don of Massillon and Phillip of Brewster; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-granddaughters.

David Frank
PERRYSVILLE -- David L. Frank, 81, of 2506 County Road 775, died Thursday, Oct. 22, at his home after a brief illness. Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Loudonville, with the Rev. Terry L. Ruther officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Perrysville. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home in Loudonville, and on Monday one hour prior to services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 222 E. Main St., Loudonville 44842. Surviving in addition to his wife, are sons and daughters-in-law, Stanley and Joyce Frank of Amarillo, Texas, and Michael and Kim Frank of Ashland, and daughters and sons-in-law, Davida and Thom Warner of Mansfield, Karen and Jeff Minich of Plymouth, and Beth and Rex Raff of Wooster; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Raymond Frank of Loudonville, Wayne and Delmar Frank, both of Danville, Robert Frank of Mount Vernon, Myron Frank of Maplewood, and Harold Frank of Tustin, Calif., and a sister, Mary Frank of Danville.

Elsie Kasserman
RITTMAN -- Elsie B. Kasserman, 80, 150 Diagonal St., died Saturday, Oct. 24, at Altercare of Wadsworth. Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman with Fred Wells officiating. Burial will be at Rittman Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Surviving are sons, Jack (Jean) Kasserman, Larry (Sandra) Kasserman, and Wayne (Paula) Kasserman all of Rittman; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and a sister, Imogene Gehrig of Woodsfield.

Joseph Green
ORRVILLE -- Joseph S. Green, 3, son of Joseph and June Green, 240 N. Millborne Road, died Saturday morning, Oct. 24, at Wooster Community Hospital. Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at the Roberts Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Hunt officiating. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Friends may call two hours prior to the services on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland 44195. Surviving in addition to his parents are a half-sister, Brittany Davis of the home; maternal grandparents, Veronica and David Miller of Grand Rapids, Mich. and James R. and Mary Miller of Wooster; paternal grandparents, Joseph and Patricia Green of Orrville; great-grandparents, George and Jessie Combs of Barberton and several aunts and uncles.


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