Miscellaneous Wayne County, Ohio Obituaries - 1998

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Hershel Thomas
SEVILLE -- Hershel E. Thomas, 84, of Seville, died Saturday, Nov. 7, at his home. Graveside services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens in Charleston, W.Va. with the Rev. John Castle officiating. Friends may call Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman. Memorial contributions may be made to the Tri-County Hospice, 1 Park Centre, Suite 209, Wadsworth 44281. Surviving are a daughter, Anna (Chester) King of Seville; two sons, Patrick (Mary) Thomas of Lanham, W.Va., and Michael (Shirley) Thomas of Cross Lanes, W.Va.; 10 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Billy Thomas of Charleston, W.Va., and Toby Thomas of St. Albans, W.Va. and a sister, Phyllis Faulkner of Dover, Del. 

Lucille Barnes
WOOSTER -- Lucille G. Barnes, 90, 7550 W. Smithville-Western Road, died Friday morning, November 6, 1998 at Griffeth Nursing Home of Ashland, peacefully in her sleep, where she had resided since June 2, 1998. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church, West Salem with Father Carl A. Uhler officiating, followed by burial at New Pittsburg Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are being handled by Custer Funeral Home in Wooster. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to either, Hospice of Wayne County, 2525A Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691 or Hospice of North Central Ohio, Inc., 1605 County Road 1095, Ashland 44805. She married Frances E. Barnes Sr. on June 15, 1933. He passed away October 18, 1996. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Francis E. "Buzz" (Bernice J.) Barnes of Wooster, Richard D. (Dorothy) Barnes of Dover, Gregory W. (Deirdre L.) Barnes of Fredricktown; a daughter and son-in-law, Rosemary (Gerald L.) Raifsnider of Wooster; 18 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother; six sisters and many nieces and nephews. 

Edna Frank
WEST SALEM -- Edna Maxine Franks, 87, of West Salem, died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at Wooster Community Hospital. Services will be Wednesday morning at 11 at the Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem with Pastor Christopher Cottrel officiating. Burial will be at Congress Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Congress Community Church, West Salem 44287 or American Heart Association, Wayne County Branch, PO Box 267, Wooster 44691. Surviving are a son, Kenneth Franks of Wooster, son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Harriet Franks of Burbank; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a brother, Clark Ickes of Crestline. 

Ray Hawkins
KILLBUCK -- Ray Hawkins, 81, 2758 Township Road 33, died Saturday morning, Nov. 7, at his home, following a short illness. Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Union Grove Church of Christ with the Rev. Clifford Beck officiating. Burial will be at Union Grove Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 6-9 p.m. at Alexander Funeral Home in Millersburg and one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to Holmes County Hospice, 931 Wooster Road, Millersburg 44654 or Union Grove Church of Christ, 2135 Township Road 2, Killbuck 44637. He married Ada Zollars on April 11, 1936. She survives. Surviving in addition to his wife are three children and their spouses, Betty J. and Jacob Peck of Alliance, Beverly L. Martin of Millersburg and Larry and Sandy Hawkins of Killbuck; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a great-great- granddaughter; a stepgranddaughter; two step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Bernard Hawkins of Mansfield and four sisters, Sylvia Hunter and Gertrude Harford, both of Warsaw, Eva Cutshall of Coshocton and Charlene Reed of Columbus. 

Ada Williams
APPLE CREEK -- Ada P. Williams, 72, formerly of South Street, died Friday, Nov. 6, at the Medina Oaks Nursing Home in Medina. Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Dalton Baptist Church with the Revs. David Greegor and Stan Sawyer officiating. Burial will be at East Union Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 7-9 p.m. at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home in Wooster. She married Delbert R. Williams on Nov. 15, 1945. He died June 26, 1984. Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Floyd and Marcie Williams of Vienna, Va., Dale and Pauline Williams of Big Prairie and True and Carolyn Williams of Jerusalem, Ohio; foster son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Sherry Oblisk of Valley Station, Ky.; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and four brothers, Thomas N. Powell of Kingdom City, Mo., James P. Powell and Pryce Powell, both of St. Marys, Va. and Franklin Powell of Columbus. 

Geneva Ludwig
WADSWORTH -- Geneva "Genny" Ludwig, 69, formerly of Wadsworth and Medina area, died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at the Smithville-Western Care Center in Wooster. Graveside services will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Wadsworth with Gary Brock officiating. There will be no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are being handled by McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home in Wooster. Surviving are a daughter, Teresa L. White of Delray Beach, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Ginger and Dennis Besselman of Wooster; granddaughter and her spouse, Michele and Gary Brock of Columbus; two grandsons, Gregory Ginther of Charlottesville, Va. and Adam Ginther of Wooster; three brothers, Gene White of Lincoln, Neb., Ralph White of Ivydale, W.Va. and Paul White of Texas and a sister, Marie White of Pennsylvania. 

Raymond Brewer
FLORA, Ill. -- Raymond W. Brewer, 87, of Flora, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 6, at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Ill. He was the father and father-in-law of Mary and Jack Meredith of Wooster. Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora, Ill. with the Rev. Bill Campbell officiating. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Flora, Ill. Friends may call tonight (Sunday) from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, Flora, Ill. Surviving in addition to his daughter and son-in-law are four sons and daughters-in-law, Walt and Marilyn Brewer of Flora, Ill., Gary and Donise Brewer of Pleasant Grove, Calif., Ernest and Diana Brewer of Chesterfield and Cleon and Barbara Brewer of Rome, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and a sister, Nora Campbell of Mahomet, Ill.

Frank Dupler
WOOSTER -- Frank Dupler, 69, 311 E. South St., died Saturday, Nov. 7, at Horn Nursing Home, Wooster, after a lengthy illness. Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston. Burial will be at Kope Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Surviving are his wife, Donna May Taylor, whom he married April 21, 1994; children, Jim Dupler of Roswell, Ga., Ed Dupler of New Philadelphia, Frank Dupler Jr. and Lisa Munday, both of Mesa, Ariz.; five grandchildren; brothers, Danny Dupler of Columbus, LeRoy Dupler of Massillon, Ralph Warner of Yuma, Ariz., Ivan Ridgeway of Mesa, Ariz., and Melvin Ridgeway of Stonecreek; and sisters, Fanny Kuntz of West Salem, Carol Lee Kohl and Sylvia, both of Arizona. 

Robert Miner
WOOSTER -- Robert W. Miner, 83, 7787 Angling Road, died Sunday morning, Nov. 8, at West View Manor Nursing Home in Wooster. Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville, with the Rev. Delain McGhee officiating. Burial will be at Reedsburg Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to People to People Ministries, 454 E. Bowman St., Wooster 44691. Surviving are children, Joyce Shull and Gary Miner, both of Wooster, Martha Wagers of Bellville and David Miner of Jeromesville; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Marguerite Flickinger of Sullivan; and a brother, James Miner of Reedsburg. great-great-grandchildren; a brother; six sisters and many nieces and nephews. 

Emma Yoder
WOOSTER -- Emma E. Yoder, 59, 3844 Uhl Road, died this morning, Nov. 9, at her home after an apparent heart attack. Services will be Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the residence, with Emanuel Shetler officiating. Friends may call anytime at the residence. Arrangements are being handled by Murray Funeral Home in Fredericksburg. Surviving in addition to her husband, are children, Mrs. Jonas (Mary) Hershberger, Mrs. Emanuel (Fannie) Miller, Mrs. Harvey (Katie) Miller, Jacob, David and Emanuel Yoder, all of Wooster, Simon, Lena, Lydia, Lovina, Susann and Anna, all of the home; seven grandchildren; brothers, Jacob, Crist and Andy Slabaugh, all of Knox County and Dan Slabaugh of Dalton; and sisters, Mrs. John (Lovina) Stutzman of West Salem, Mrs. Sam (Lena) Hershberger of Navarre, Mrs. Abe (Anna) Yoder of Spencer and Mrs. Harvey (Ada) Miller of Knox County. 

Russell Stiltner
MILLERSBURG -- Russell Stiltner, 52, State Route 83, died Sunday morning, Nov. 8, 1998, at Joel Pomerene Memorial Hospital in Millersburg, after an extended illness. Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, with the Rev. Thomas Nelson officiating. Burial will be at Prairie Township Cemetery, Holmesville. Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Surviving in addition to his wife, are children, Elizabeth Ann Stiltner and Russell Daniel Stiltner, both of the home; a brother and sister-in-law, Clyde and Kathleen Stiltner of Stillwell; a sister and brother-in-law, Bernice and Russell Williams of Miamisburg; a sister-in-law, Sue Eastep of Millersburg; 11 nieces and nephews; and 15 great-nieces and nephews. 

Delbert Shelly
MARSHALLVILLE -- Delbert J. Shelly, 81, of Euclid Street, died Saturday, Nov. 7, after a long illness at Barberton Citizens Hospital. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St. Michael's United Church of Christ in Marshallville, with the Rev. Joe Roth officiating. Burial will be at Woodland Cemetery in Wadsworth, where military rites will be conducted by the Marshallville American Legion. 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. Surviving are his wife, Helen (Shilling) Shelly of Marshallville; children, Daniel (Kathy) Shelly of Smithville, Dale (Karen) Shelly of Creston, Donald (Darleen) Shelly and Debbie (William) Johnson, both of Marshallville, David (Brenda) Shelly of Orrville, Richard (Kay) Zuercher and Diane (Kay) Dyer, both of Doylestown, and Donna (William) Clark of Simpsonville, S.C.; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Willis Shelly and sisters, Patsy Weiant and Alice Deming, all of Venice, Fla. 

George Carl
ASHLAND -- George Carl, of Ashland, died Friday morning, Nov. 6, 1998, at his home. Private family services will be Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville, with Pastor Sanford Mitchell officiating. Burial will be at Jeromesville Cemetery. Memorial services for the public will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ashland, with Pastor Mitchell officiating. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Akron-Canton Center, 520 S. Main St., Suite 2501, Akron 44311-1056. Surviving are his wife, Flora (Alexander) Carl; daughters, Canda Sue Fickes, a teacher living in Jeromesville and GeorgAnne Pennington, a dental hygienist, living in Palos Verdes, Calif.; a son, Bradford Carl, a dentist, living in Carmel, Calif.; a daughter-in-law, Mary Lee Carl, sons-in-law, Don Fickes and Richard Pennington; granddaughters, Kristen Carl, Sonya Gorniowsky and Paige Pennington; grandsons, Erick and Alexander Carl, Scott, Ryan and Mark Fickes; great-granddaughters, Ashley and Madeline Fickes; a brother, Don Carl of Ashland; and a sister, June McFarlin of Jeromesville. 

Jon Weiss
GROVE, Okla. -- Jon D. Weiss, 58, of Grove, Okla., formerly of Wooster and Medina, died Friday, Nov. 6, at his home. Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Worley Lugibeal Funeral Home, 715 S. Main Street, Grove, Okla. Burial will be in Oklahoma. Friends may call tonight (Monday) at 6 at the funeral home. Surviving are children, Shari Spencer of Paola, Kan., Scott and Michael Weiss, both of Grove, Okla.; two grandchildren; and a brother, Wayne (Barbara) Weiss of Grove, Okla. 

Cecil Alexander
SHREVE -- Cecil M. Alexander, 89, 503 S. Market St., died Sunday evening, Nov. 8, at Smithville-Western Care Center. Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Ripley Church of Christ, with the Rev. Tom Benter officiating. Burial will be at Ripley Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Johnston-Schlabach Funeral Home in Shreve. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Ripley Church of Christ, 12298 County Road 330, Big Prairie 44611. Surviving in addition to his wife are, daughters, Charlene (Marvin) Payne of Shreve and Shirley (Lemoyne) Armstrong of Wooster; four stepchildren; six grandchildren; 12 stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Mary Royer of Dayton and Ann Renner of Columbus. 

E. Maxine Franks
WEST SALEM -- Edna Maxine Franks, 87, of West Salem, died Friday, Nov. 6, 1998, at Wooster Community Hospital. Services will be Wednesday morning at 11 at the Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem with Pastor Christopher Cottrel officiating. Burial will be at Congress Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Congress Community Church, West Salem 44287 or American Heart Association, Wayne County Branch, PO Box 267, Wooster 44691. Surviving are a son, Kenneth Franks of Wooster, son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Harriet Franks of Burbank; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a brother, Clark Ickes of Crestline. 

Virginia Lovern
ORRVILLE -- Virginia L. "Jenny" Jones Lovern, 73, of Orrville, died Sunday, Nov. 8. Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home in Barberton. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Akron. Friends may call Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Surviving are children, Robert E. (Ann) Jones of Alabama, and Rebecca E. (Jeff) Hershberger of Orrville; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Wendell Stepp of Alabama; and sisters, Ruth Dodd of Arizona and Madaline Lofon of Florida. 

Shirley Leighty
WOOSTER -- Shirley Ann Leighty, 65, of Townsview Apartments, died Saturday, Nov. 7, at West View Manor. Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home, Wooster, with the Rev. O.J. Thompson officiating. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Friends who wish may make donations to Sharon Stone, 724 Grandview Ave., Shreve 44676. Surviving are children, Mrs. John V. (Sharon) Stone of Shreve, Robert Durham of Gulfport, Miss., and Shawn Showalter of Wooster; five grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Stan (Charlotte) Hutchinson of Wooster and Mrs. Ron (Carol) Hales of Phoenix, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews. 

Rosemary Graff
MILLERSBURG -- Rosemary J. Graff, 74, of Millersburg, died Sunday afternoon, Nov. 8, at Altercare of Millersburg, after a short illness. Memorial services will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Millersburg, with the Rev. Eldon Trubee officiating. There will be no calling hours. Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg is handling arrangements. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to First Presbyterian Church of Millersburg, 90 S. Clay St., Millersburg 44654. Surviving in addition to her husband, are children, Henry Graff Jr. of Ashtabula, Terry Graff of Glenmont, Debra Shartle of Bellbrook and Timothy Graff of Steubenville; four grandchildren; and a brother, Rupert Minns of Peninsula. 

Margaret Amstutz
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Margaret Ann (Black) Amstutz, 43, of Raleigh, N.C., died Thursday, Nov. 5, 1998, at her home. Services will be Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at 11 a.m., at Kidron Mennonite Church, with her brother-in-laws, the Revs. Thomas Michaels and Jay Halley officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Auble Funeral Home in Orrville. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wake County, Inc., 4513 Creedmoor Road, 4th Floor, Raleigh, N.C. 27612. Surviving in addition to her husband, are daughters, Celeste Pamela Amstutz and Taryn Marie Amstutz, both of Raleigh, N.C.; a brother, Nicholas Bjelos and a sister, Elizabeth B. Lathwood, both of Benoni, South Africa; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Duane and Marie Amstutz of Dalton. 

Sylvia Merckle
RITTMAN -- Sylvia Merckle, 98, died Sunday, Nov. 8, at a nursing home in Rittman. Services will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Cox Funeral Home, 7984 Ridge Road, Wadsworth, with the Rev. James Duty officiating. Burial will be at West Union Church Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Surviving are a sister, Velma Hanlin of Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews. 

Ardis Shrock
WALNUT CREEK -- Ardis M. Shrock, 85, a resident of Walnut Hills Retirement Community in Walnut Creek, formerly of Winesburg, died Monday evening, Nov. 9, 1998, at Joel Pomerene Memorial Hospital in Millersburg, after a period of declining health. Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Zion United Church of Christ in Winesburg, with the Rev. Daniel J. Moore officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Cemetery in Winesburg. Friends may call tonight (Wednesday) from 6-8 at Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton, or one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund at Zion United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 33, Winesburg 44690. Surviving are a daughter, Delene Shrock of Sun City, Calif., and a son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Roberta Shrock of Millersburg; grandchildren and their spouses, Katherine and Bill Maxwell, Kevin and Kathy Schrock, Kay and Milton Stout and Steven and Beverly Shrock; four great-grandchildren; and sisters, Harriett Warfield of Elk Grove, Calif., and Mrs. Doyle (Lillian) Chumney of Strasburg. 

Marion Olney
MILLERSBURG -- Marion M. Olney, 82, of Millersburg, died Monday evening, Nov. 9, at Altercare of Millersburg, after an extended illness. Memorial services will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, with the Rev. Mark Rohrer officiating. Burial will be at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Lucas. There will be no calling hours. Surviving are a son, Olin Olney of Millersburg; seven grandchildren; and three sisters. 

Edward Ewald
BEDFORD -- Edward H. Ewald, 84, of Heritage Care Center, Oakwood Village for the past 1 1/2 years, died Monday, Nov. 9, at University Hospital/Bedford Medical Care Center. He was formerly of Seven Hills. All services will be at Concordia Lutheran Church on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. Friends may call at the Busch Family Chapel, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, or at the church one hour prior to the services. Memorials may be forwarded to the Lutheran Home For The Aged, 2116 Dover Center Road, Westlake 44145; or to Concordia Lutheran Church, 6705 Brecksville Road, Independence 44131. He was the beloved husband of Jean (Subject) Brown Ewald and the late Eleanor (Schroeder) Ewald. Dear father of Lynne Wagie (Richard) of Garfield Heights, Keith Ewald (Pamela) of Wooster and the late Gordon Ewald (Margaret Dubuque, surviving) of Melbourne, Fla. Grandfather of Jonathan Ewald of Nashville, Tenn., Christopher Ewald of Wooster, Laura Ewald of Shelton, Conn., and Leanne Morrison of Florence, Ky. 

Edward Ewald
BEDFORD -- Edward H. Ewald, 84, of Heritage Care Center, Oakwood Village for the past 1 1/2 years, died Monday, Nov. 9, at University Hospital/Bedford Medical Care Center. He was formerly of Seven Hills. All services will be at Concordia Lutheran Church on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. Friends may call at the Busch Family Chapel, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, or at the church one hour prior to the services. Memorials may be forwarded to the Lutheran Home For The Aged, 2116 Dover Center Road, Westlake 44145; or to Concordia Lutheran Church, 6705 Brecksville Road, Independence 44131. He was the beloved husband of Jean (Subject) Brown Ewald and the late Eleanor (Schroeder) Ewald. Dear father of Lynne Wagie (Richard) of Garfield Heights, Keith Ewald (Pamela) of Wooster and the late Gordon Ewald (Margaret Dubuque, surviving) of Melbourne, Fla. Grandfather of Jonathan Ewald of Nashville, Tenn., Christopher Ewald of Wooster, Laura Ewald of Shelton, Conn., and Leanne Morrison of Florence, Ky. 

Gladys Hauenstein
MASSILLON -- Gladys B. (Donat) Hauenstein, 91, of Massillon, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 11, at Brewster Parke Nursing Home, after a brief illness. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Arnold-Lynch Funeral Home in Massillon, with the Rev. Herbert Dymale officiating. Burial will be at Massillon Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Surviving are sons, Malvern W. Donat of Navarre and John S. Donat of Massillon; stepchildren, Lavonne Speicher, Faye Gerber, Harold and Donald Hauenstein, all of Dalton; three grandchildren; 15 stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 29 step-great-grandchildren; two step-great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Charles Steiner of Brewster. 

Winifred Hawkins
MARIETTA -- Winifred Lucille Hawkins, 80, of Route 6, Jennings Hill, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was the sister of Charles Hendershot of Wooster. Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hadley Funeral Home in Marietta, with the Rev. Robert Phillips officiating. Burial will be at East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Surviving in addition to her brother, are children, Larry G. (Connie) Hawkins of Marietta and Patty (Stephen) Fleming of Boaz, W.Va.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 

Gloria Wells
LOUDONVILLE -- Gloria Joann Wells, 66, 3055 County Road 3175, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 10, at Mount Caramel Hospital West, Columbus, after a two-year illness. Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home in Loudonville, with her grandson the Rev. Christopher Wells and the Rev. David Baynes officiating. Friends may call tonight (Thursday) from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to First Alliance Church, 637 N. Market St., Loudonville 44842. Surviving are children, James Wells of Gahanna, Carol (Gary) Kegley of Galion and Linda (Robert) Radcliff of Pataskala; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sisters, Dorothy Davis and Martha Karshner, both of Columbus, and Norma Flanagan of Grove City. 

Bill Humrichouser
WOOSTER -- William R. "Bill" Humrichouser, 62, 584 E. Smithville-Western Road, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1998, at Cleveland Clinic. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Roberts Funeral Home, Wooster, with the Rev. David Stout officiating. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be conducted. Friends may call Friday from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland 44195. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Jolene Herpel and Carrie Humrichouser, both of Wooster, and Laura (Jim) Shields of Dayton; grandchildren, Andrew and Michael Shields; brothers, Dan (Lois) Humrichouser of Shiloh, Bob (Emma) Humrichouser of West Chester, Jim (Shirley) Humrichouser of Orrville, Dean (Pat) Humrichouser of Shreve, Jake (Vera) Humrichouser of Nashville, Tom (Jeanette) Humrichouser of Holmesville, Howard (Karen) Humrichouser of Lakeville and Richard (Marilyn) Humrichouser of Wooster; sisters, Shirley (Jack) Kline of Wooster and Sandy (Jim) Duncan of Lakeville; and extended family, Greg, Kathy and Matt Long of Wooster. 

Barry Horn
OVERTON -- Barry D. Horn, 51, 3970 Winkler St., passed away Tuesday evening, Nov. 10, 1998, at his residence after a long illness. Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Wooster Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Nathan Ward officiating. Burial will be at Fairhaven Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 68 of Wooster. Kenneth Holzworth will perform taps on the bugle. Friends may call tonight (Thursday) from 6-8 at Custer Funeral Home, Wooster. Memorial contributions may be made to Wooster Church of the Nazarene Building Fund, 1741 Oak Hill Road, Wooster 44691. Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Nikki S. (Jason) Cartwright and Lynnette M. (Erich) Evan, both of Columbus, and Audrey I. Horn of the home; grandchildren, Danelle and Cody Cartwright; his mother of Wooster; sisters, Linda K. Fisher of Columbus and Stella (Timothy E.) Metcalf of Ashland; and seven nephews and nine nieces. 

Wayne Breitenbucher
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. -- Wayne M. Breitenbucher, 60, of Ocean Springs, Miss., formerly of Lakeville, died Sunday, Nov. 8. Services were held today (Thursday) at noon at Christus Victor Lutheran Church in Ocean Springs, Miss. Burial was at Biloxi National Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Bradford & O'Keefe Funeral Home in Ocean Springs, Miss. Memorial contributions may be made to Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 2755 Bienville Blvd., Ocean Springs, Miss. 39564. Surviving are his wife, Anne Breitenbucher of Ocean Springs, Miss.; children, Lisa Jones of Ocean Springs, Miss., Christopher Breitenbucher of Pearl City, Hawaii and Wayne M. Breitenbucher Jr. of Panama City, Fla.; seven grandchildren; his mother of Lakeville; a sister, Ruth Ann Chambers of Wooster; and brothers, Harold Breitenbucher Jr. and Danny Breitenbucher, both of Lakeville.


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