Miscellaneous Butler County, Ohio Obituaries


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Robert Forbriger
Robert Scott Forbriger, 78 died February 16, 1999, in Colorado Springs, Colo. He was born March 5, 1920 in Oxford Ohio and was married to Donna Forbriger for 54 years.

Memorial services were held Sunday, Feb. 21, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Colorado Springs, Colo., where he and his wife had been members since moving from North Hollywood, Calif. six years ago.


Irene Puckett

Irene Puckett, 67, of Liberty, Ind., died Wednesday, May 26, 1999 at the Hillcrest Estates Nursing Home, of Liberty. She was born Dec. 21, 1931 in London, Ky.

She had lived in the Liberty area about 60 years. She married Carl E. Puckett on Nov. 3, 1954 in Newport, Ky.

Services were held Saturday, May 29 at the Showalter-Blackwell-Long Funeral Home, Baker-Fosdick Chapel of Liberty, Ind. Burial followed in Sims Cemetery, Franklin County, Ind. 


Donnie M. Hackworth

Donnie M. Hackworth, 84, of Hamilton, died Wednesday, May 26, 1999 at The Franciscan at Schroder. She was born in Harris, Ga. and married Clifton Hackworth in 1948 in Lorain, Ohio. She was a member of the Darrtown Baptist Church.

Services were held Friday, May 28 at the Weigel Funeral home, with the Rev. Ralph Morris officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Burial Park.


Erma L. Rogers Paxton

Erma L. Rogers Paston, 94, of College Corner, Ohio, died Monday, May 31, 1999 at the Oxford View Nursing Center, where she had been a resident since 1994. She was born June 11, 1904 in Bisbee, Ariz. She married Hilbert Rogers in 1927 and moved to Oxford, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Hilbert Rogers.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Oxford Cemetery.


Amanda Lou McNally

Amanda Lou McNally, 71, a former resident of Oxford, died Saturday, May 29, 1999 in Huntington Court. She was born Nov. 11, 1927 in Chevids, Ala. She was employed as a clerk at the Colony Food Mart.

Funersl services were held Tuesday at the Colligan Funeral Home in Hamilton. Burial was in Lumpkin County, Ga. cemetery.


Marie Anna Jirina Masin Schollar

Marie Anna Jirina Masin Schollar, 89, of Napa, Calif., died Thursday, May 27, 1999. She was born April 24, 1910 in Orech/Prague in the Czech Republic.

On Sept. 20, 1932 she married Jur. D. Karel B.F. Schollar in Prague at the Archidiaconal Church of the Lord at Smichov.

A mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church and burial will be in the Oxford Cemetery.

Smith and Ogle Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


Herbert L. Oerter

Herbert L. Oerter, 81, professor emeritus of history at Miami University, died May 28 in Austin, Texas.

A specialist in the history of medieval Europe and 14th century Italy, he joined Miami's faculty in 1966, first as an assistant professor at the Wright State campus and later in the same capacity at the Oxford campus. He retired in 1984.

A memorial mass was held Friday, June 4, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 111 East High St., Oxford. Burial was in the Oxford Cemetery. Smith and Ogle Funeral Home, Oxford, is in charge of arrangements.


Bob Blake

Bob Blake, 69, associate director of admission at Miami University from 1965 through 1990, died May 29 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. A native of Wheeling, W. Va., Blake earned a master's degree from Miami. He joined Miami's admission staff as assistant director, becoming associate director in 1974.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 2, at Oxford United Methodist Church.

Smith and Ogle Funeral Home, was in charge of arrangements.Memorials may be made to the Robert L. Blake Jr. Scholarship Fund, Miami University, or to the Oxford United Methodist Church.


Wade Allen 

Wade F. Allen, 83, died on Monday, May 31 at his home. Allen was born August 10, 1915 in Liberty, Kentucky, one of 11 children.

He retired from Hamilton Tool in 1978 where he had served as Master Electrician for 15 years. He then became a self-employed owner of Allen Electric Company.

Services were held Thursday, June 3. Burial was in the Fairmount Cemetery in Camden.


Sudie Tipton

Sudie Tipton, 91, of Bath, Indiana, died Tuesday, June 1 at Hillcrest Manor in Liberty, Indiana.

Tipton was born on February 4, 1908 in Rosehill, Virginia.

She married David Tipton on September 18, 1924, in Harland, Kentucky. The couple moved to Bath, Indiana in 1958.

Services were held Saturday, June 5. Burial was in College Corner Cemetery.


Harry Bentley

Harry "Hank" R. Bentley, 51, of Oxford died Thursday, June 3 at his home. Bentley was born on June 10, 1947 in Cleveland.

He served in the United States Air Force and moved to Oxford in 1976. He was employed by SDS food delivery service and most recently by Paragon in Oxford.

A memorial service was held Saturday, June 5 at Locust Grove Picnic Area in Hueston Woods State Park.


Hubert Buckley

Hubert Buckley, 86, died Saturday, June 5.

He graduated from Union High School in College Corner, Ohio. He married Irene Jackson of College Corner on September 1, 1936 in liberty, Indiana.

He bred and raised Registered Quarter Horses and Border Collies. He, along with a friend, started he 4-H Horse Program in Butler County. He was a farmer for 57 years in Oxford.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, June 10 at St. Mary's catholic Church, with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Oxford.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.


Burdette Pierce

Burdette J. Pierce, 80, of Hamilton, died June 2 at the Hospice of Cincinnati at Mercy Hospital of Hamilton. He was born in Orchard Park, New York on November 1, 1918.

He married Irene M. Arnold on November 4, 1940 in Eaton.

He worked as a meat cutter, was the former owner of Bert's Rolling Fruit Market and Irene's Donut Shop and worked for the First National Bank of Southwestern Ohio. He retired in 1982.

Services were June 5. Burial was in College Corner Cemetery.


Shirley Walker

Shirley K. Walker, 91, died June 5 at Otterbien Home in Lebanon. Walker was born in Milford Township. She graduated from Middletown High School and Oberlin College. She married Charles Sebald and had two daughters.

She was the District Girl Scout Leader and the District Director of the Hamilton YWCA. She was also a teacher at Hayes Elementary School in Hamilton for many years.

Services were held Wednesday, June 9. Burial was at the Darrtown Cemetery in Darrtown, Ohio.


Juanita Lancaster

Juanita J. Lancaster, 74, of Richmond, Indiana, died Thursday, June 3 at the Oak Ridge Rehab and Speciality Care Center in Richmond. Lancaster was born in Shelby County, Indiana.

She was a member of the Liberty Church of Christ in Liberty. She worked for RCA in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida as an inspector and retired after 14 years.

Services were held June 7. Burial was at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Brookville, Indiana.


Nicholas Woodward

Nicholas Lee Woodward, 23, of West College Corner, Ind., died Friday, June 4, 1999 at his residence. He was born in Hamilton on Aug. 28, 1975.

He was employed as a manager for Meijer in Hamilton for the past two years. On Aug. 15, 1998, in Oxford, he married Sasha Hillard.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 9, at Brown-Dawson Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Ave. Visitation was held Wednesday at the funeral home.


Earl L. Corbin

Earl L. "Land Man" Corbin, 78, of Hamilton, died Saturday, June 5, 1999 at Ft. Hamilton Hughes Hospital in Hamilton, after suffering a sudden heart attack. He was born July 15, 1920 in Hamilton. He was educated in the Hanover schools. On July 28, 1979 he married Carolyn J. Seals in Oxford.

He was a realtor for 35 years, currently with the Huff Realty. He specialized in farm real estate.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 9, at the Webb Noonan Funeral Home. Entombment was in the Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum.

The family suggests memorials to the Hamilton West Eagles#3986 Building Fund, 117 Smalley Blvd., Hamilton, 45013, the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 1306, Hamilton, 45012 or to the charity of the donor's choice.

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