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This page houses short death notices, funeral announcements, and cards of thanks. Rorick descendants and their spouses are noted in bold.  Some maiden names have been added in brackets. Items are alphabetized by the last name of the deceased.  You can also use the search feature on your browser to locate individual names.

ADAMS -- Suddenly, on Thursday, at Sussex, N.J., Mary Margarum, wife of Elihu Adams, aged 35. Services at the residence of her mother, Mrs. T.F. Margarum, at Sussex, N.J., on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 5, at 2 o'clock. Trains leave New York, Pennsylvania R.R., 8:25 A.M. Return train, 5 P.M. (New York Times, September 4, 1909)

Service for Earl R. Alleman, 76, of 15 Ensley will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bossardet Funeral Home, with burial in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Oxford. Mr. Alleman, a former member of the village council, a former employee of the village fire department and a member of the Oxford Methodist Church, the Methodist Men's Club, the Knights of Pythias and the Aggregates of America, died Sunday.  Surviving are his wife, Dorothy, two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Pearson of Oxford and Mrs. JoAnn Dumas of Vermont; a son, William of Utica; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. (Pontiac Press, December 24, 1968)

Marjorie [Groover] Anderson of Lake Orion died on Oct. 20, 1991 at the age of 70. She is survived by her children, Dennis Perry of Lake Orion and William Stokes of Pontiac; a sister, Margaret [Groover] Habermas of Waterford Township; five grandchildren and she is the aunt of Barbara and Bob Butler. Funeral arrangements were made by the Lake Orion Chapter of Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home. (Lake Orion Review, October 23, 1991)

Alfred B. Armstrong, 75, of Columbus, former resident of Roseville, died unexpectedly Tuesday at his home following a heart attack.  Mr. Armstrong was a retired federal employee and had resided in Columbus for 40 years.  He was born at Roseville, a son of Joseph and Leota Search Armstrong.  Mr. Armstrong was a veteran of World War II and a member of Broad Street Christian Church at Columbus, Crooksville Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Aladdin Temple and Grotto of Columbus and Knights Templar at New Lexington.  He was active in work of Aladdin Shrine and was a member of the Shrine Band.  Surviving are his widow, Nellie; a daughter, Mrs. Romanna Bertram of Indianapolis; a son Thomas, of Columbus; a brother, Joseph of Huntington, W.Va.; a sister, Mrs. Julia Hartley; one grandchild and four great-grandchildren.  The body is at Evans Funeral Home at Columbus where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with Rev. Floyd Faust officiating.  Burial will be in Crooksville Cemetery. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, October 17, 1963)

John Armstrong, 36, a former resident of this city, died Monday at St. Vincent's hospital in Toledo following a lingering illness, according to word received by relatives in this city.  Mr. Armstrong was born and reared at Roseville and for a time was employed in potteries there.  He later moved to Zanesville and for 14 years was employed with the Weller Auto Parts company.  About two years ago he moved to Winchester, Ind., transferring to Toledo six months ago.  Surviving are two brothers, Joe Armstrong of Seborn avenue, this city, and A.B. Armstrong of Columbus; two sisters, Mrs. Julia Hartley and Mrs. Clara Lacy, both of Roseville; his wife, Lucille; and two sons, Jack and James.  Funeral services and burial will take place at Winchester, Ind., Thursday.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, May 27, 1936)

Joseph Armstrong, 65, well known potter of Roseville, died in Bethesda hospital at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday after an illness from a complication of diseases.  He had been receiving treatment at the hospital for the past eight weeks.  Armstrong was a valued employee of the Ramsbottom Pottery.  He was a member of the Masonic lodge and is survived by five children:  Ralph Armstrong, Columbus, former clerk in the recorder's office at New Lexington; John of Zanesville; Joseph, Jr. of the west; Mrs. Paul Hartley of the home; and Mrs. Charles Lacey [sic] of Roseville.  The body was taken to the Cannon & Cannon Undertaking parlors at Roseville and will be returned to the home this afternoon.  The funeral will be held Friday afternoon, the hours not being announced.  Burial in the Roseville cemetery. The Masonic lodge may have charge of the funeral.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, February 11, 1926)

Mildred Armstrong Passes.  Mildred, 20, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Armstrong, was buried here Friday following funeral services at Burt.  Mildred had been an invalid for many years, and died after an unusually severe attack of flu.  The Armstrongs were former Irvingtonians. (Kossuth County Advance, March 17, 1932)

Final rites for Alva Wiser Ayers, 90, retired Pennsylvania railroad conductor, will be at eleven o'clock Wednesday morning at the Fisher funeral home. The Reverend William L. Pifer of Ft. Wayne will officiate and burial will be in Mt. Hope cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after two o'clock this afternoon. Orient Lodge No. 272, of which he was a member, will have services there at 7:30 tonight. His death occurred at 7:50 a.m. Sunday at Lutheran hospital in Ft. Wayne. He had moved to Ft. Wayne from this city two years ago. He was a member of the St. Luke's Lutheran church. A veteran of the Spanish-American War he was the last survivor of the David Bender camp of Logansport.   Born in Amboy Oct. 25,1871, he was the son of James and Amanda Albery Ayers. His marriage in this city on Aug. 14, 1906, was to Irene Legg. Survivors are the wife; one son, A. M. Ayers, Englewood, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Fred Roembke, Ft. Wayne; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. (Logansport Press, April 24, 1962)

Charles Ayers, of Columbus, a brother of G.M. Ayers of this city, died very suddenly at 3:20 this morning.  The cause of his death was dropsy.  The deceased was married and leaves a wife and four children in Columbus.  The funeral takes place Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from ther [sic] residence.  (Newark Daily Advocate, September 29, 1888) Note:  Also known as Horace Charles Ayers

CHARLEY AYERS:  Mr. Charles Ayers died yesterday morning at seven o'clock at the age of twenty-three years, at the home of his mother in Columbus.  The remains will be brought to this city on the noon Pan Handle train tomorrow and the funeral will take place from the First Methodist church at two o'clock.  The friends are invited.  (Newark Advocate, August 29, 1898) Note:  Son of Horace Charles Ayers and Mary Patterson

Mrs. Eliza Ann [Search] Ayers, aged 95 years, widow of the late Wm. H. Ayers, died at 1:45 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the home of her son, Eugene Ayers, 401 Chester street, East Newark.  Her death was due to general weakness incident to old age.  Mrs. Ayers has been a resident of Licking country [sic] for 80 years, having come to Ohio by wagon at the age of 16 years.  The family crossed the Ohio river on the ice at Bellaire.  She was born in New Jersey, Jan. 23, 1820.  After coming to Ohio she was married to William H. Ayers.  To this union ten children were born, eight sons and two daughters.  Four of the eight sons are still living.  The oldest son, J.J. Ayers, 7[unclear] years old, lives at Logansport, Ind.  The other children are Franklin P. Ayers, Clyde O. Elsworth Ayers, Chicago, and Eugene Ayers, at whose home she died.  For more than fifty years she has been a faithful member of the Methodist Episcopal church.  Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the East Main street M.E. Church, Rev. J.C. [unclear] of the First church officiating.  He will be assisted by Rev. Charles [unclear] of the East Main street church.  Burial at Cedar Hill cemetery.   (Newark Advocate, December 7, 1914)

Bacon, Verna Walling James, 81, 06/03/1929 02/27/2011 Verna was born in Turner. She married Frank E. James Jr., and they had three children. They divorced in 1975. Verna married Harold J. Bacon in 1991. Verna worked for Moore Business Forms and enjoyed sewing and bowling in her spare time. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Irene Walling; four brothers; four sisters; daughter, Jessye Bivens; grandsons, Robert Bivens and Jesse James; and daughter-in-law, Linda Brundage James. Verna is survived by her husband, Harold; daughter, Verna Teel; son, Frank E. James III; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; a sister; and two brothers. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2011, in Faith Christian Fellowship Church, Woodburn. The family wishes to thank Colonial Gardens in Woodburn and hospice for the excellent care they provided. (Oregonian, March 3, 2011)
Edith Bailey, daughter of Winfield S. and Ella Bailey, died at the home of her parents in Independence, August 19th, aged 16 years and 6 months. Pulmonary tuberculosis claimed her for its early prey. During an illness of over five years, she manifested a meekness of mind and resignation to her Heavenly Father's will that was surprisingly tender and pathetic. Always anxious to serve she seemed to forget herself in her efforts to contribute to the comfort of others. Her final illness was brief, being confined to her bed but a few days. She sank rapidly, and quietly fell asleep.  The funeral services were held the following Monday afternoon from the Seymour Lake M.E. church. A large concourse of sorrowing relatives and neighbors followed the remains to their last resting place in Seymour Lake cemetery. (Pontiac Post, September 1, 1899)

DIES NEAR LAKE -- Harvey Bailey, 44, Tuberculosis Victim, Burial Today -- Seymour Lake, September 4. After an illness of four years' duration of tuberculosis, Harvey Bailey died at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Bailey, at an early hour Thursday morning. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Nellie Bailey, one brother, Warren Bailey, and four sisters, Mrs. Anna Rogers and Mrs. Dorothy Alleman of Oxford, Mrs. Winifred Porritt of Seymour Lake, and Mrs. Mildred Whims of Rose City. The funeral services were held at the home of his parents Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. F.I. Walker of Orion, officiating. (Pontiac Daily Press, September 4, 1920)

A pioneer of Oakland county, Mrs. Sarah Ellen [Sutton] Bailey, 85, died at her Oxford home Friday night. She had lived on the Bailey homestead south of Seymour Lake for 48 years, moved to Oxford in November 1923, where her husband died. She was born in Orion township Oct. 2, 1857, and was married to November 17, 1875. Surviving are her son, Winfield S. Bailey of Orion and three daughters: Mrs. Winifred Porritt of Seymour Lake, Mrs. Mildred Whims of Midland, and Mrs. Dorothy Alleman of Oxford, 17 grandchildren, and 30 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held from the Whitcomb-Mabley Chapel in Oxford Sunday at 2 p.m. and burial will be made in Seymour Lake cemetery. (Pontiac Daily Press, December 26, 1942)

The funeral of Wallace Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Winfield Bailey, who was killed Wednesday by the earth caving in in a washout where he was playing, was held at the church Friday afternoon and was largely attended. Services were conducted by Rev. E.A. Poulter. The grief stricken parents and brothers and sisters have the sympathy of the entire community. Harvey Bailey and wife, of Detroit, were called here by the death of his brother, Wallace. (Pontiac Post Gazette, June 16, 1907)

The funeral for Lawrence L. Barzee of Southwest Portland, a retired firefighter, will be at 1 p.m. Monday in the Pegg, Paxson & Springer Chapel in Beaverton. Private burial will be in Sunset Hills Memorial Park. Mr. Barzee died of cancer Wednesday in a Portland care center. He was 81. He was born Nov. 12, 1911, in Wasco. Mr. Barzee had lived in the Portland area for the past 50 years. He worked for the Portland Fire Bureau for 38 years until his retirement in 1978.  Mr. Barzee is survived by his wife, Claire L. [Fall] of Portland; sons, L. Dean of North Palm Beach, Fla., and Gary E. of Pleasanton, Calif.; brother, Harry Jr. of Makaha, Hawaii; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The family suggests remembrances be contributions to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children. (Portland Oregonian, December 18, 1992)

Funeral services for Frank Beals, Summit Station vicinity, who died Monday, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Vinton D. Morrow Funeral Home in Pataskala.  Burial will be made in Pataskala Cemetery.  (Newark Advocate, December 22, 1953)

KILLED IN 17-FOOT FALL FROM TELEPHONE POLE.  Injuries received on Wednesday of last week when a telephone pole on which Casper C. Beardslee, of Clarkston, was working, resulted in his death Friday morning in Goodrich Hospital.  Mr. Beardslee, who lived on a farm 4 1/2 miles from Clarkston, with the help of Lewis Galligan, was repairing a telephone line.  He was standing on a ladder resting against the base of the pole when it broke at the base, throwing him 17 feet to the ground.  He struck his head in the fall and never regained consciousness.  Mr. Beardslee was born in Orion Township October 20, 1884 and had spent his entire life in Oakland County.  He attended the Block School and was married to Hattie Beardslee, who survives him.  He also leaves three children, Lillian, Earl and Ray, and his father, John O. Beardslee, who makes his home with the family.  Funeral services were held Monday afternoon with Rev. H.A. Huey of Ann Arbor, former Clarkston Baptist minister, officiated assisted by Rev. W.H. Stevens.  Burial was made in Lake View Cemetery.  (Lake Orion Review, April 16, 1937)   
BEARDSLEE, Earl passed away August 7, 2011 at the age of 92. Born in Clarkston, MI, on August 11, 1918, the son of Casper and Hattie (Beardsley) Beardslee. On January 14, 1939, Earl married Hazel A. Ealy and she survives him. He served in Germany in WWII, then worked at Mississippi Valley Structural Steel (Flint) for 40 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He loved to farm and was a quiet gentleman admired by all he met. Earl was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Ray Beardslee, sister, Lillian Brondige. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Hazel, daughters, Shirley (Ken) Hodgson, Susan (Charles) Wagner, Richard (Sheree) Beardslee, grandchildren, Christine Hodgson, Eric (Dee) Hodgson, Shannon (James) Terpenning, Ann Beardslee, Sarah Wagner, Nicholas Beardslee and six great grandchildren, Bradley and Dylan Hodgson, Josselyn, Justin, Jacob and Joshua Terpenning. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 11, 2011, at Middlebury United Methodist Church in Ovid, with Pastor Don Wentz officiating. Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. at Flint Memorial Park Cemetery. (Flint Journal, August 9, 2011) 

RUNAWAY TEAM KILLS FARMER: Samuel T. Beardslee, 83 years old, Independence Township farmer, was instantly killed last Friday when he was run down by a team of horses. His wife, Estie Ford, survives him, also a son, 5 grandchildren, and 2 sisters. Lake Orion relatives are Mrs. Frank Thurstin, Mrs. Will Schoff, Marion Sutton, and Mrs. Porter Faulkner. (Lake Orion Review, May 3, 1940)

FRED BEARDSLEY, CIVIC LEADER, SUCCUMBS: Michigan legislator Fred G. Beardsley, 75, of Oxford, died August 24 in the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital after an illness of several years. A resident of Oakland County for half a century, Beardsley was prominent in civic and state affairs. He is survived by his wife Mabel and their sons, Harold and Howard of Oxford and Stuart of Chicago, Ill. (Lake Orion Review, September 4, 1958)
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Grant Brodt attended the funeral of their cousin, Samuel T. Beardslee, at the Sashabaw Church Monday afternoon. (Lake Orion Review, May 3, 1940)
Theodore Bezirium.  Died on October 17, 2006 at the age of 80 from prostate cancer. He passed away at his home in Ann Arbor with his wife and daughters present. Ted is best remembered for his love of golf, Michigan football, and his family. He was a co-founder of the popular Thursday Night Men's Golf League at Ann Arbor Golf & Outing where he and his wife, Ruth, are well known by staff and members alike. He was known as the "Golf Czar" for his tight control over the Thursday night golf festivities - where he maintained a special reserved chair for himself. As the Thursday night teams became too raucous in shouting out their scores from the evening games, Ted could be counted on to bang his STOP sign on the table, calling out "CAPTAINS ONLY!" and restoring order. His passion for his alma mater's football team dictated virtual silence during family gatherings to watch the Michigan games on television (TV being his preference to Big House seating in the interest of catching replays). He consistently referred to himself, Ruth and his two girls as his 'favorite foursome' and adored his grandchildren. Born on July 23, 1926, Ted was a native of Ann Arbor, graduating from Ann Arbor High School. Ted served in the US Army and was honorably discharged in 1946 upon the death of his only brother, John, who was killed in the service. Prior to receiving his Bachelor's degree in education, he married Ruth Spear in 1950. They moved to Dearborn where he started his teaching career at Haigh Elementary School. His Master's degree was earned at the University of Michigan and he subsequently became an administrator in the Dearborn Public Schools, serving as principal at Howard, Haigh, and Clark Elementary Schools. He and Ruth returned to live their retirement years in their hometown of Ann Arbor, while spending winters at their condominium in Ft. Myers, FL. Ted is survived by his wife Ruth, daughters Debra Overbey (Kent) of Dexter, Stacy Fox (Mike VanHemert) of Northville, five grandchildren Kelsey (Brian Boos), Shane, Kent, Kyle, and Callan, and sisters Suzanne Baker, Bette Church (Dan), Constance Creel (Jim), and Mary VerHeek (Ed). No visitations or services will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Arbor Hospice in Ted's memory.  (Ann Arbor News, October 19, 2006)

Inez P. Bockstahler, 86, of Evanston, April 7, wife of Lester I.; mother of Alan J. of Woodland Hills, Calif., sister of Marguerite Estenson of Tacoma Wash.; and L.W. "Ted" Pomeroy of Nampa, Idaho. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or your favorite charity.  Services and interment private.  (Chicago Tribune, April 9, 1984)

DONALD "SKIP" BOLMEN:  Skip Bolmen, 40, died March 31, 1995. Born September 24, 1954. He passed away peacefully in the night after struggling with Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Skip lived a very carefree life with his wife, Jeanette and his friends on "the ridge" outside of Grass Valley, California. His life was filled with adventure and bewilderment. Now he is with his son, Dusty, whom he so dearly loved. He is survived by his wife, Jeanette; son, Gabriel; stepsons, Sterling and Jeremy; his mother and father, Richard and Frances Bolmen, Sr.; three brothers, Richard (Carol) Bolmen, Jr., David (Bonnie) Bolmen, Dan Bolmen; two sisters, Susan Hodges, Barbara Love; many nieces, nephews, and three grandchildren.  His pain is over now. He will be deeply missed. (Salt Lake Tribune, April  20, 1995)

Frances Bolmen -- Passed away in her home May 18, 2007. She was born September 20, 1933 to John and Ida Garbett. She married her love, Richard Bolmen, June 2, 1951. They were together 53 years before his passing. Frances was a devoted army wife, mother, grandmother, great-grand-mother, but most of all your friend. "Mom you took care of me and then we took care of each other, when it came time for me to take care of you, it was an honor. I will miss you more than words can express. Give Dad a kiss for me, I love you, my mom, my friend, my roommate!" She is survived by her children: Susan, Richard (Carol), David, Daniel, Barbara (Bill); grandkids: Rachael, Daniel (Lindsay), Angie, Nikki, Kelcie, Alex, Jonathan, Katie, Ben, Sam and nephew, Don, great-grandkids, Jacob, Joey, Karmen and Jaiden. Preceded in death by husband Richard, son, Skip and grandson, Dusty. Memorial Services will be held Mon., May 21, 2007, 6:00 p.m. at the River Oaks 8th Ward, 1945 W. 9000 S., West Jordan, Utah. (Salt Lake Tribune, May 20, 2007)

Richard A. Bolmen, Sr., 72, passed away Aug. 3, 2003. Born Feb. 3, 1931 in Oakland, Calif. to Albert and Loretta Bolmen. Married Frances Garbett, June 2, 1951 in Elko, Nevada. Served 21 years as Sgt. 1st Class in the U. S. Army. Veteran of Korean and Vietnam Wars.After retirement he worked for the State of Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage control from 1975-1988, Survived by wife, children: Richard (Carol) Bolmen, David Bolmen, Daniel Bolmen, Susan Hodges; grandchildren: Rachael Warnick, Daniel Warnick, Angela Hodges, Nicole Hodges, Kelcie Bolmen and Alex Bolmen; great-grandchildren: Jacob and Joseph.  Memorial service will be held Friday, August 8, 2003 at 5:00 p.m. at Colonial Mortuary Chapel, 2128 South State. (Salt Lake Tribune, August 6, 2003)

City of Grosse Pointe resident Herbert V. Book Jr., 86, died Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe.  He was born May 28, 1922 in Detroit to Eleanore Everard Book and Herbert V. Book Sr.  Mr. Book attended high school at the Georgia Military Academy and then went on to the University of Pittsburgh. His studies were interrupted by World War II. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a captain and assistant operations officer at Orly Field in Paris, France.  Mr. Book worked at Detroit Controls and owned the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Southfield.  He enjoyed everything about nature including minerals, hiking and birding. He also enjoyed photography and traveling.  He was a member of the Country Club of Detroit and a life member of the Field Museum of Chicago. Mr. Book is survived by his wife, Sheila R. [Rorick] Book; daughters, Clotilde P. Book and Debra B. (John) Barrows; sons, Herbert T. (Beth) Book and Robert E. Book; stepdaughters, Sheila Henken, Bailey (Dennis) Stenson and Merrill (Pete) Peterson; stepson, F. James (Kiki) Robinson III; grandchildren, Mark Palmerlee, Dara Palmerlee, Matthew Book and Larson Book; step-grandchildren, Chris, James, Heather, Lindsey, Eric, Cameron, Conrad, Amber and Aaron; and step-great-grandchild, Piper.  He also is survived by his sisters, Eleanore Kennedy, Vivian Jahncke and Cynthia Bowen; and his brother, Everard Book.  He was predeceased by his parents; and his step-grandchild, Toby.  A memorial service will be held at noon, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, 16 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (Grosse Pointe News online)

Middletown, N.Y., March 12 -- George A. Boyd, who retired in 1963 as executive vice president of the domestic American Fore Loyalty Group of insurance companies, died yesterday at Mount Joy Farm, his home here.  He was 73 years old.  Mr. Boyd was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Cornell in 1921.  He was a trustee of the United States Trust Company and of Skidmore College, and the author of "Elias Boudinot, Patriot and Statesman," published in 1952.  Surviving are his widow, the former Helen G. Green; a daughter, Mrs. Leland Rice, and two grandsons.  (New York Times, March 13, 1972)

G.K. BRADBURY, JOURNALIST, DIES.  George K. Bradbury, 37, Los Angeles newspaperman, died yesterday at the Veterans Hospital at Sawtelle, where he had been in a critical condition for two weeks with uremic poisoning.  He had been with the Examiner and International News Service since the early 1930s, except for two years' Army service during World War II, including duty in Italy.  Funeral services are pending at the Veterans Center Mortuary.  He leaves his widow, Marjorie, of 3928 Marathon Ave.; his father, Lewis Palmer Bradbury; a brother, N.R. Bradbury, and a sister, Mrs. Louise Moore, all of Los Angeles.  (Los Angeles Times, April 6, 1951)

TWENTY YEARS AGO: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thurstin and Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Schoff were at Marlette Wednesday to attend the funeral of their brother-in-law, Manley Brodt, who died Monday. (Lake Orion Review, May 21, 1953)

SISTER OF LAKE ORION WOMAN DIES FRIDAY. Mrs. Susan T. Brodt, aged 80 years, died suddenly at her home in Marlette Friday morning, May 7, 1937, following a stroke. Mrs. Brodt was quite active and had lived alone since the death of her husband several years ago. The deceased was the daughter of the late Cornelius and Elizabeth Brower Sutton, pioneer residents of the Town Corners district, and was born August 7, 1856 at Sashabaw Plains. Surviving are one son, Grant, of Oxford; two sisters and a brother, Mrs. W.C. Schoff, Mrs. Frank Thurstin, and Marion Sutton, all of Lake Orion. Funeral services were held Sunday from the Marlette Presbyterian Church of which Mrs. Brodt had been a member for over forty-two years. Rev. Cameron, pastor of the church, officiated, and burial was made in Marlette cemetery. (Lake Orion Review, May 14, 1937)

Crooksville, O., Jan. 9 -- Funeral services for Alexander Brown, who died at his home near here Monday following a lingering illness, were held from the M.E. church here Wednesday afternoon with burial in the local cemetery. (Zanesville Signal, January 9, 1936)

Asa Herbert Brown, 85, of Crooksville died at 10 a.m. Wednesday at his home following a long illness.  Mr. Brown was a retired employee of the old Crooksville China Co., where he had worked for 48 years. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Crooksville. Born Nov. 25, 1896, near Crooksville, he was a son of Felton and Sarah Search Brown. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Rita Baylor and Mrs. Dorothy Teagarden, both of Crooksville; three sons, Dean and Asa Jr. both of Crooksville and Charles Brown of 808 Luck Avenue; 19 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. His wife, Faye died in 1968. Three sons and one daughter also preceded him in death. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today in the Fred L. Cannon and Sons Funeral Home in Crooksville. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Rev. William Alvey will officiate, and burial will be in Crooksville Cemetery. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, August 31, 1972)

Mrs. Faye Marie Brown, 73, of 523 Pine street, Crooksville, died at 9:15 a.m. Friday (July 12) at Good Samaritan Hospital after a long illness.  Born Aug. 5, 1894 at Crooksville, she was a daughter of  Charles and Mary Lavina Coulter Allen.  She was a member of Crooksville EUB Church.  Surviving are her husband, Asa; two daughters, two daughters, Mrs. Rita Baylor of Gallipolis and Mrs. Dorothy Teagarden of 452 Adair avenue; three sons, Dean and Asa, Jr. of Crooksville and Charles of 808 Luck avenue; a sister, Mrs. Nellie Pyle of 1252 Melrose avenue, Zanesville; a brother, Melford Allen of Crooksville; 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Three sons, Melford, Floyd and Marvin, a daughter, Nina, and a sister are deceased.  The body was taken to Fred L. Cannon and Sons Funeral Home at Crooksville where friends may call after 7 p.m. today.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. at the funeral home Rev. William Alvey officiating.  Burial will be in Crooksville cemetery.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, July 13, 1968)

Marvin N. Brown, 38, of Newark, formerly of Crooksville, died of an apparent heart attack at 2:05 p.m. Friday (July 1) at Newark hospital where he had been admitted an hour earlier for treatment of chest pains.  Born March 1, 1928 in Crooksville, he was the son of Asa and Faye Allen Brown of Crooksville.  He was an employee of Owens-Corning Fiber Glass Corp. and a veteran of World War II.  Surviving are his widow, Naomi Weekley Brown; two daughters, Phyllis and Marvella; two sons, Robert, Gerald; and a step-son, Oran Nicholas, all of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Ernest Chesser of Newark and Mrs. Kenneth Teagarden of 452 Adair avenue; three brothers, Charles Brown of 808 Luck avenue, Asa Brown, Jr. and Dean of Crooksville.  A sister and two brothers are deceased.  The body was taken to Criss Brothers Funeral Home in Newark where friends may call 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and Monday.  Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Charles Smith, Jr. officiating.  Burial will be in Soldier's section of Cedar Hill in Newark. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, July 3, 1966)

Melford C. Brown, 25, brother of two Zanesville residents, died Saturday morning in Grant hospital, Columbus, of injuries sustained at 9:45 o'clock Friday night in a head-on automobile crash on State Route 669, four miles east of Somerset.  Injured in the crash were Terrence Hutchins, 19, also of Crooksville, a passenger in the car driven by Brown, and John Richard Humphrey, 26, of Somerset, operator of the other auto.  According to the highway patrol, the crash occurred when Brown pulled into the left to avoid ploughing into the rear of a slow-moving vehicle.  Brown sustained a fractured skull, fractures of both legs and internal injuries.  Hutchins suffered lacerations on the face, arms and legs and Humphrey received a fractured left arm and lacerations on the face and body.  All were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital.  Later Brown was removed to Columbus.  Hutchins and Humphrey are reported in fair condition.  Humphrey was taken to the hospital in the Somerset emergency car while Brown and Hutchins were brought here in a Chute ambulance. The highway patrol reported that it is continuing its investigation.  Brown, an employee of the Owens-Corning Fiberglass Corp. plant at Newark, was on his way to work when the crash occurred.  A native of Crooksville, he was a son of Asa and Faye Brown, with whom he made his home.  He was a member of the Fairview United Brethren Church.  Surviving in addition to his parents are four brothers, Charles Brown of 808 Luck avenue, Dean of Crooksville, Marvin of Newark and Asa, Jr. of the home, and three sisters, Mrs. Donald Lawrence and Mrs. Ernest Chesser of Newark and Mrs. K.H. Teagarden of 852 Adair avenue.  The body was removed to the Fred L. Cannon funeral home where friends may call.  Services will be held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon with Rev. Theodore Ludwig officiating.  Burial will be in Crooksville.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, July 15, 1957)

Former University educator and famed author and humanitarian Rollo W. Brown died in Cambridge this weekend at the age of 76. He was a central figure in the cultural and intellectual life of this area for over a third of a century. Although he wrote 17 books and was a constant contributor to the Atlantic Monthly, Brown was known primarily for his work with young people interested in the literary arts, especially poetry. He left the University faculty in 1925 after six years in the English department, but his home on Garden St. remained a warm and friendly meeting place for students who wanted his help or advice.  Amos N. Wilder, who delivered the funeral oration, said that "his worth as an individual was shown by the cordial appreciation of him by leading figures in the Yard." Brown was a personal friend of the last four University presidents.  (Harvard Crimson, October 16, 1956)

Crooksville, O. -- Mrs. Rose Ella Brown, 88, widow of Alexander Brown, died at her home two miles west of Crooksville at 4 o'clock Monday morning following a protracted illness due to infirmities.  She is survived by three sons; E.H. of Springfield, O., G.L. of Marquette, Mich., and R.W. of Cambridge, Mass.; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Nelson of Crooksville; Two brothers, Frank Search of Crooksville and William Search of Red Wing, Minn.; Five sisters; Mrs. Lucinda Hamilton and Mrs. Ora Gerose of Crooksville, Mrs. Ollie Finley and Mrs. Bessie Finley of Crooksville, and Mrs. Cora Dunnington of Columbus.  Two grandchildren also survive.  The body will be returned from the Driggs Funeral home to the residence on Tuesday noon.  Services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist church.  Burial will be made in the mausoleum.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, October 3, 1939)

Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah C. Brown, 87, who died Tuesday evening at the home of her son, Asa Brown, Crooksville, following a lengthy illness, will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the son's residence, with Rev. Paul Ertel officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Horeb Cemetery.  Surviving are the son, Asa, Crooksville; two brothers, William Search, Red Wing, Minn., and Frank Search, Crooksville; six sisters, Mrs. Rose Brown, Mrs. Mollie Finley and Mrs. William Finley, all of Crooksville; Mrs. Lucinda Hamilton and Mrs. Charles G. Gerose, Roseville, and Mrs. Cora Tilton, Columbus; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The body was removed to the residence Wednesday afternoon from Cannon and Cannon Funeral home, Crooksville. (Zanesville Signal, January 4, 1939)

BRIEF RITES: Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah C. Brown were held Thursday afternoon at the home of her son, Asa Brown. Rev. Paul Ertel officiated. Interment was made in Mount Horeb cemetery. (Zanesville Signal, January 9, 1939)

WALTER R. BROWN -- Funeral services for Walter Reynolds Brown, 87, retired attorney and a resident here for 40 years, will be conducted today at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Recessional, Forest Lawn Mortuary arranging, with interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Mr. Brown, who lived at 10 S. McCadden Place, died Wednesday. Born in Rochester, Minn., he leaves his widow, Pearl, a daughter, Mrs. Marian Reith, a son Volney, and four grandchildren. (Los Angeles Times, February 7, 1953)

C. Benjamin Brush, Jr. died on July 22, 2001 at the age of 82 after complications due to a stroke. Mr. Brush was born in New York City to C. Benjamin and Emily Patterson Brush on March 14, 1919. The following year the family moved to the Larchmont area where he has been a resident ever since. He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1938 and from Princeton University in 1942. Mr. Brush served in the Signal Corps of the U.S. Army for three years as a 1st Lieutenant and C.O. of a Mobil Radar Station in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. In 1943 he married Joan Whiting of New Rochelle, NY in Lexington, KY where he was stationed. After the war, he was an organizer and builder of a development of 50 attached houses in Larchmont for Veterans known as Elkan Park. He was the first President of the Elkan Park Civic Association. After the Army, he was employed by Irving Trust Company and was elected Assistant Secretary. In 1953 he joined Stroheim and Romann, a New York wholesaler of decorative fabrics, where he worked for 33 years retiring as Senior Vice President and Treasurer. He was President and Director of the Credit Associates of the Decorative Trades. Mr. Brush was also Treasurer and Director of the Decorative Fabric Association. Mr. Brush served as a Director of the Larchmont Federal Savings and Loan Association for 22 years. As President of the Larchmont Community Chest, he was responsible for its merger into the United Way of Westchester. He served on the Zoning Board of the Town of Mamaroneck, the Republican Town Committee and was elected to three terms on the Town Council from 1954 to 1965. As a Councilman, he served as Fire Commissioner and in the late 50‘s (58-59) was made an honorary Fire Chief of the Town of Mamaroneck. He has acted as Trustee of the Town of Mamaroneck Police Benevolent Association for 29 years since its inception. Ben served 13 years on the Board of Directors of the Visiting Nurse Services in Westchester and was Secretary, Treasurer and Director of the Westchester Care at Home. He was Treasurer of his Princeton class and of several major and minor Reunions. As a lifetime member of the Larchmont Avenue Church, he was a Trustee and an Elder serving three times on the Session. He was President of the Men‘s Association and the Senior Men‘s Association and was also an Elder Commissioner to the Presbytery. He was a member of Winged Foot Golf Club, Larchmont Yacht Club, University Club of Larchmont and Old Timer‘s Athletic Association of Mamaroneck-Larchmont. Ben is survived by his beloved wife Joan of 58 years, two sons C. Benjamin Brush III and Peter W. Brush both of Larchmont, a sister Carol B. Banks of Keowee Key, SC and four grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at the Larchmont Avenue Church, Larchmont, NY on Thursday, August 9, 2001 at 11 am. Those who wish may send memorial contributions to the Visiting Nurse Services in Westchester, The Larchmont Avenue Church, or the Police Benevolent Association of the Town of Mamaroneck. (, July 25, 2001)

Joan Whiting Brush, 82, died Thursday, December 23, 2004 after a long illness. Lifelong resident of New Rochelle and Larchmont. Wife of C. Benjamin Brush Jr. who predeceased (July 2001), daughter of Ruth Van Blarcum [sic] Whiting and Philip E. Whiting of New Rochelle.  Attended New Rochelle and Town of Mamaroneck Schools, graduated from Rye Country Day School, attended Wheaton College in Massachusetts, and graduated Barnard College 1944 with a B.A. degree in Chemistry. Married Ben (Brush) in 1943 in Lexington, Kentucky where he was stationed with the Army Signal Corps. Upon graduation from college, Joan accepted a position at the American Cyanamid Research and Development Laboratories in Stratford, CT as a chemical analyst. While living in Connecticut, she joined and sang with both the Greenwich and Stamford Choral Societies. Active in community life, she became Executive Secretary of the Camp Fire Girls in 1945 and a member of the Board. Other activities included participating in the boards of Larchmont Planned Parenthood, Co-Chairman of the Larchmont Red Cross Canteen and Disaster Unit, past board member of the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Community Concert Association, supportive volunteer in the 1960s in one of the psychiatric wards at the New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center in White Plains. She was a member of the Junior League of Westchester on the Sound for 48 years. As a member, she was an Assistant Treasurer Provisional Chairman, Co-Chairman of the Sustainer's and past Soundettes Chairman. The Soundettes is a musical therapy group sponsored by the Junior League for over 50 years and is comprised of 12 women's voices in four-part harmony. They perform for nursing home residents, senior citizens and Headstart programs (schools). Joan has sung with this group continuously since 1956.  Her love and devotion to her family has been strong and steady. Her second love, filling her life, has been music. She joined the Westchester Symphony Orchestra Board in 1970, served for 21 years and became an assistant manager of the Orchestra. Joan was a board member and chorus member of the Larchmont Community Chorus which later became the Musiccommuters. The performances were given, accompanied by a 15-piece band for the benefit of the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Student Sick Fund. Later in 1989 she joined the Emelin Community Chorus sponsored by the Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck.  As a member of the Larchmont Avenue Church since 1947, she joined the Board of Deacon and Trustees and was elected an Elder in 1993. Besides all her community interests, she enjoyed golfing at Winged Foot Country Club for many years with her husband and friends, and was a member of the Larchmont Yacht Club.  She leaves her beloved sons, C. Benjamin Brush III (his wife Lynn), Peter Whiting Brush (his wife Patricia) and four grandchildren Peter W. Jr., Elizabeth, Jennifer and Stephanie, sister Ruth W. Passas of Augusta, Georgia. Another sister Nancy (Whiting) Harding of Georgia and brother Philip Van B. Whiting of California (both predeceased). (Larchmont Gazette, December 27, 2004)

The funeral of the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Bryant occurred at the house Tuesday afternoon.  The little one had suffered some time from spinal trouble.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, December 17, 1901) Note:  John Ernest Bryant

Alice Kathryn [Guss] Buelow, 97, a resident of the Brook Retirement Community peacefully passed away on June 23, 2010.  Alice is survived by her loving family, daughter, Sharon (Jim) Carlson, of Grayling; daughter, Mary Ann Huffman, of Fort Wayne; son, Robert (Ardis) Johnston, of West Branch; beloved grandmother of Steve (Kim) Carlson, of Allen Park, Jeff Huffman, of Fort Wayne, Jodi (Todd) Clark, of Fort Wayne, Julie (Jason) Wendtland, of Rockford and Meredith (Eric) Anderson, of Grayling; cherished great-grandmother of eight.  Alice was predeceased by her first husband of 40 years, Russell Johnston; second husband of 25 years, Warren Buelow and son-in-law, Norman Huffman, of Indiana.  Our family would like to express our greatest appreciation of the Brook staff and especially to Hospice of Helping Hands for their exemplary care and dedication to our mother.  A memorial service in her honor will be presented at the Brook Retirement Community residence on Aug. 7, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. Internment will take place Aug. 14, 2010 at the Medina Cemetery, Medina, Mich. (Ogemaw County Herald, July 5, 2010)

Catherine “Cathy” Rorick Buhrman, 86, of Mullett Lake, died Sept. 12 at Hospice House in Cheboygan, Michigan.Funeral services will be held on Sept. 15 at 11 a.m., with visitation beginning at 10 a.m., St. James Episcopal Church. Rev. Bill McClure will officiate with burial at Forest Hills Cemetery in Ann Arbor.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mullett Lake Area Preservation Society (MAPS), P.O. Box 18, Mullett Lake, Michigan 49761, or Hospice House of Cheboygan.  The Nordman-Christian Funeral Home is caring for the family.  Online condolences may be made at (Cheboygan Daily Tribune, September 15, 2010)
In this city, June 13, 1908, at 95 Morris street, Mrs. Phoebe E. [Walling] Buntin, aged 64 years, 3 months, 4 days.  (Portland Oregonian, June 14, 1908)

Ethelva Mae Byous, 88, died Thursday, June 8, 2006.  Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Sandia Baptist Church with Dr. Herbert Bergstrom officiating. Burial will be in Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens by Steed-Todd Funeral Home.  Mrs. Byous was born April 30, 1918, in Fort Klamath, Ore., to Raymond and Willeska Loosley. She was a school nurse in the Eunice School District in Eunice, and served as a missionary in Taiwan and Korea for five years after retiring.  Survivors include a daughter, Lorraine Ellison of Orange, Texas; a son, Stewart Byous of Gallup; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  (Amarillo Globe-News, June 11, 2006)

Mrs. Carrie [Everett] Carr died Tuesday at the home of her son, George E. Carr, aged eighty-one.  She had been ill a long time.  Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Harry House Funeral Parlors in Sussex.  The Rev. A.G. Graham, pastor of the Sussex Baptist Church, will officiate.  Interment will be in Mt. Salem Cemetery.  Mrs. Carr, widow of Everett Carr, is survived by her son, a sister, Mrs. Lulu Heissenbuttle of Palisades Park, N.J., three grandchildren, Vincent and Wallace Carr of Unionville, and Mrs. Frank Arnold of Matamoras, Pa.; and two great-grandchildren.  (Middletown Times Herald, October 10, 1946)

GREENSBORO, Md. Anna Mae Carroll of Greensboro died, after a lengthy illness, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005, in the Capitol Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dover, Del. She was 79.  Mrs. Carroll was born Oct. 12, 1926, in Greensboro, daughter of the late Olin C. and Alice Mae Flowers Doty.  She attended Hickman Elementary School, where her aunt, Lillie E. Doty, taught her for the first three years of school. She later enrolled in Greensboro Elementary and graduated from Greensboro High School, class of 1944.  After graduation, she worked for Forney’s Jewelry Store in Chestertown. She married Melvin S. Carroll and together, they began a farming career. After retiring from farming in 1966, she worked for Playtex and then was a nursing companion for many years.  Mrs. Carroll was an active member in the Greensboro Homemakers Club and the PTA, was a 4-H leader, and taught Sunday school for 15 years at the Greensboro Baptist Church, where she was a member.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin S. Carroll, June 26, 1992; a son, Douglas Edward Carroll, at birth in 1949; a brother, Clarence Doty; and a sister, Ruth Virginia Jarrell.  She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Sharon Dean of Dover and Melanie C. and Bill Porter of Stuart, Fla.; a grandson, Bill Porter of Dagsboro, Del.; a great-granddaughter, Lauren Marie Porter of Dagsboro; a sister-in-law, Susie Carroll; four special cousins, Carol Davidson of Milford, Del., Nancy Lane of Harrington, Del., Debbie Holt of Goldsboro and Barbara Jarrell of Cambridge; two nephews, Jack Jarrell and Henry Jarrell; a lovely extended family, Debbie and Artie Knipple and their children, Nicole Knipple and Zachary Knipple; the Greensboro Baptist Church family; and a host of cousins, great-nieces, great-nephews, and close friends.  Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Fleegle and Helfenbein Funeral Home, 106 W. Sunset Ave., Greensboro.  Services will be 2 p.m. Friday in the Greensboro Baptist Church, West Sunset Avenue, Greensboro.  Burial will be in the Greensboro Cemetery.  (

Mrs. Edward E. Casterline, aged 23, of 716 East Northampton street, Laurel Run, died yesterday at Allentown, where she was visiting.  Mrs. Casterline was taken ill with appendicitis and she was operated on.  Death came as a result of the operation.  The remains were brought here last night on a Lehigh Valley train.  Besides her husband, Edward E. Casterline, the survivors are her parents, Mrs. and Mrs. George Bauer, the following brothers and sisters, Grace, Emily, Isabelle, Sarah Edith, William and George.  The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 o’clock from the home at Laurel Run.  Services at the house and grave will be conducted by Rev. Stevens.  Interment at City cemetery.  (Wilkes-Barre Times, May 28, 1910) Note: Elizabeth Bauer Casterline

Died - in Franklin Township, Luzerne County, on February 13th, 1882, James Casterline.  Mr. Casterline was born in Sussex County, New Jersey, July 25, 1808, and hence was 73 years, 8 months, and 18 days old when he died.  In the year 1828 he was united in marriage with Mrs. Elizabeth Alling, who still survives him.  About 46 years ago he came to this State and purchased the farm on which he lived until removed by death.  He was the father of ten children, seven sons and three daughters.  Eight of these lived to grow to manhood, two boys died in infancy, but only six survive him.  He had twenty-five grandchildren, nineteen of whom were living at the time of this decease.  (Pittston Gazette, Friday, March 10, 1882)

Former Lake Orion resident, Harold Tilden Chapin, was accidentally killed last week, when he was cultivating on his father-in-law's farm, Glen McNeil of 810 Beardsley Rd., Orion Township.  He leaned over to put the tractor in reverse and apparently didn't realize he was so close to a tree.  When the garden tractor backed up, it pinned him against the tree.  Harold Chapin was born in Lake Orion and graduated from Orion schools.  His widow, Bonnie; survives, a son Mark Steven; his mother, Mrs. Margaret Chapin; and a sister, Mrs. Robert Butler of Pontiac.  Funeral services were held Monday from Allens Funeral Home, Rev. H.H. Hausser officiating.  Interment at White Chapel Cemetery. (Orion Weekly Review, June 4, 1953)

Egbert D. Chittenden died at his home, 267 W. Clay avenue, Saturday night at 8:30 o’clock after an illness of about one week’s duration.  Mr. Chittenden was born in New York 61 years ago, coming to Michigan in 1867 with his parents and settling in Ottawa county.  Fourteen years ago he came to Muskegon.  Mr. Chittenden was an employee of the Shaw-Walker company for the past six years.  He was a prominent Mason being a member of Lovell Moore lodge No. 182, F. and A.M.; Muskegon Chapter No. 47 R.A.M.; Muskegon Council 54 R. and S.M.; and Muskegon Commandery No. 22, Knights Templar.  Mr. Chittenden leaves behind his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Carl M. Field of Muskegon Heights and Mrs. Ellis E. Cleveland of this city; a son, Albert [sic] L. Chittenden, six grandchildren; a twin brother, Albert [sic] H. Chittenden of Auburn, N.Y., and a sister, Mrs. Carrie Hightower of Monroe, Wash.  The funeral, which will be held under the auspices of Lovell Moore lodge, No. 182 F. and A.M., will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the residence.  The members of Lovell Moore lodge will meet at the Masonic temple at 1:30 o’clock and attend the funeral in a body.  (Muskegon Chronicle, October 14, 1912)

Mrs. Elsie Chittenden died yesterday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ellis Cleveland, 111 Sanford street, after a three weeks’ illness, aged 56 years.  Mrs. Chittenden was born near Holland, Mich., coming to Muskegon in 1899, where she has since made her home.  She was a member of Mizpah Chapter No. 88, Order of the Eastern Star, Alaska Hive, L.O.T.M., and the Mystic Workers of the World.  She leaves three children, Mrs. Ellis Cleveland, at whose home she died, Mrs. Carl Field, and Elbert L. Chittenden, all of Muskegon, ten grand Children, two sisters and six brothers, Mrs. F. Bakker, of Holland, Mich., Mrs. John Bovendan of Washington, John Berkampas and Martin Berkampas of Holland, Take Berkampas of Rudyard, Mich., Nicholas Berkampas of Kalamazoo, Andrew Berkampas of Marion, Mich., and Abraham Berkampas of Byron Center, Mich. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon from the resident, Rev. Lewis H. Manning of the Central Methodist Episcopal Church officiating.  Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.  (Muskegon Chronicle, August 30, 1919)

Louella Grover Christian, 90, widow of Roger S. Christian Sr., of 311 Simpson Road, died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at Anderson Area Memorial Hospital.  Born in Lawrenceville, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Frederick Harrison and Caroline Adele Rhodimer Grover. Survivors: A son, Robert S. Christian Jr. and wife Mary, of Salem; a daughter, Carolyn Adele Buczkowski and husband Richard, of Elmira, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.   Graveside services will be held at a later date.  (Greenville News, August 2, 2001)

Lucia C. Christman, age 79, of Holland formerly of Spring Lake, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2008, at Hospice House of Holland after a short illness. She was born December 10, 1929, in Norwalk, CT, to George Henry and Mary Rice (Beatty) Crane.  After graduating from Cranbrook Kingswood in 1947, Lucia earned her Bachelor’s degree in history from Kalamazoo College in 1951. She married Normand J. Christman on August 22, 1953 in Pontiac. Normand and Lucia made their home in Spring Lake, where they were involved with the family business, Christman Lumber, which later became Industrial Lumber & Packaging. Normand preceded her in death on March 29, 1994. For the past two years she has resided at Freedom Village in Holland.   Lucia was a devoted volunteer at many organizations. She served for over 20 years at Hospice of North Ottawa, assisted in a variety of roles at North Ottawa Community Hospital, and delivered for Meals on Wheels. In addition, she used her love for sewing and needlework to knit hats for newborn children, prayer shawls for the needy, and complete needlepoint restoration at St. John's Episcopal Church. Most recently, she tutored a third grade student in the Adopted Grandparents program in Holland. She also loved reading and playing bridge. Lucia was a former member of Spring Lake Yacht Club, Spring Lake Country Club, Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (former elder, deacon and committee member and volunteer) and assistant in the office at Spring Lake Township.   Survivors include her two daughters, Sarah Christman (William) Frame of Northbrook, IL, and Mary Christman Ryan of Woodbridge, VA; a son, Normand John Christman, Jr. of Chicago, IL; four grandchildren, Abigail Elisabeth, Alexander Jeffers, Jennifer Ann, Kelly Elisabeth; a sister, Molly (Charles) Peckham of Norwalk, OH; and several nieces and nephews.  A memorial service for Lucia will be on Monday, December 22, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church with Rev. John Laycock officiating. Private interment will be in Spring Lake Cemetery at a later date. (Holland Sentinel, December 17, 2008)

Mrs. George Roorick Clarke [sic], widow of Willis S. Clarke, passed away Dec. 11, 1956 at her home, 500 So. El Molino Ave.  A native of Morenci, Michigan, she had been a resident of Pasadena for 36 years and was a member of the Neighborhood Church.  She is survived by her brother-in-law, Dr. Willard O. Waters of the Huntington Library, and her cousin, Sam Horton of Pasadena.  Services 10 a.m. Friday at the Chapel of Turner & Stevens Co., 95 N. Marengo Ave., Rev. Curtis Beach officiating.  (Pasadena Star-News, December 12, 1956)
CLAY -- Nov. 8, at Deckertown, Christopher C. Clay, aged 82 years.  (Middletown Daily Times, November 16, 1893)

Dr. Albert Neil Conkle, 55, local optometrist, passed away at 7 p.m. Thursday at the home of a relative in Lancaster.  He had been suffering with a heart ailment the last two years and about a month ago went to Canal Winchester for a rest at the home of his daughter, Mrs. F.M. Bitler.  Dr. Conkle was a graduate of the Needles School of Optometry in Chicago.  He practiced in Columbus for several years before locating in Portsmouth in 1931.  His office is located in the Lyric Theater at 822 Gallia st.  His son-in-law, Dr. A.P. Altizer, became associated with him in 1940.  Dr. Conkle conducted a local radio program under the title of "The Arm Chair Philosopher".  Dr. Conkle was born in Ohio near Lancaster and spent most of his life in his native state.  In 1942, he moved to Brush Creek vicinity to Bear Creek, where he established residence in the former Sen. Lauman property at the intersection of route 112 and Bear creek rd.  His survivors include his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Altizer of Brush Creek, Mrs. Bitler of Canal Winchester, and Gemma at home; two sons, A.L. Conkle of Portsmouth and Stephen Neil, at home.  He also leaves a brother, Dr. Walter Conkle, an optometrist in Ironton; a sister, Ella, of near Logan, and a grandson, Jimmie Lee Altizer.  The body is at the J.E. Grimes Sons funeral home in Canal Winchester.  Friends may call there until 2 p.m. Sunday, when the last rites will be conducted there.  Burial will be in Betzer cemetery near Canal Winchester.  (Portsmouth Times, October 3, 1947)

Services were to be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Spence Funeral Home at Canal Winchester for Mrs. Alcy E. Conkle, of Lancaster, mother of Albert L. Conkle, 1633 Fourth Street, and Mrs. A.P. Altizer of McDermott Rt. 1.  Mrs. Conkle was the widow of Dr. Albert Neil Conkle. Also surviving are another daughter, Mrs. F.M. Bitler, a brother, Lawrence Roy, and eight grandchildren.  (Portsmouth Times, May 12, 1970)

Frank A. Conkle, 60, of Summit Station, died Sunday of heart disease.  Surviving are his widow, Rosa Lee Conkle; a daughter, Mrs. Ella Nihiser of Logan; two sons, Dr. Walter S. of Ironton and Dr. Albert N. Conkle of Canal Winchester; his mother, Mrs. L. Conkle, Westerville, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Linnarry.  Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. from the residence.  Burial in Black Lick.  (Newark Advocate, December 3, 1928)

SISTER LUCILLE CONVERSET, 88, of Elm Grove, Wis., died Sunday, March 6, 2005, 2:30 a.m., at Havenwood Health Care Center, Milwaukee, Wis. Born in Jefferson Township, Allen County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Converset and Agnes (Rorick) Converset. She was a retired Catholic Nun with School Sisters of Notre Dame order for 66 years, worked in Pastoral Ministry and taught in several states. Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Louis Besancon Catholic Church, New Haven, with visitation one hour prior to Mass. Father Stephen Colchin officiating. Burial at St. Louis Besancon Catholic Church Cemetery, rural New Haven. (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, March 8, 2005)

Alvin H. Coulter, 73, of Roseville, died unexpectedly at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 24) at his home after a short illness.  He was born in Homer Township, Morgan County, Dec. 2, 1891.  He was a retired employee of Nelson McCoy Pottery and was a member of St. Paul's Methodist Church, Roseville.  Mr. Coulter served with American expeditionary forces in France during World War I and was a member of Roseville American Legion and Muskingum County Barracks 454 of World War I veterans.  His wife, the former Ruth Hamilton, died in 1952 [sic].  Surviving is a brother, S. Orval Coulter of New Lexington.  The body is at Roseville Chapel of Cannon and Cannon Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 p.m. today.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, February 25, 1965)

John Coulter of Cahoonzie died at his home early Wednesday after a brief illness.  He was born in Cahoonzie June 2, 1860, the son of John and Jane Thompson Coulter, who were from Downpatrick, Ulster, Ireland.  Mr. Coulter was twice married, his first wife having been Miss Carrie Van Sickle who died in 1890.  His second wife was Miss Carrie Osterhout, who survives.  Mr Coulter also leaves the following children:  Mrs. Russell Caskey of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Miss Alice Coulter of New York City, Frank Coulter of Cahoonzie and W.H. Coulter, eighty-six Watkins avenue, Middletown, and three grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at Mr. Coulter's home in Cahoonzie.  Interment will be in Sparrowbush Cemetery.  (Orange County Independent, August 22, 1929)

Mrs. Ruth Coulter, 56, of Roseville, died Monday morning in Good Samaritan Hospital where she had been a patient for nine weeks.  A lifelong resident of Roseville, she was the daughter of the late Elijah and Lucinda Search Hamilton, early Roseville residents.  Mrs. Coulter was a member of the Roseville Methodist church.  Surviving are her husband, Alvin H. Coulter; two sisters, Mrs. Dessie Sanson [sic] of Shawnee, and Mrs. Mary Finley of Roseville; a brother, Walter Hamilton of Roseville; and several cousins.  The body has been moved to the residence from Cannon & Cannon funeral home, Roseville.  Funeral rites will be held at the Roseville Methodist church at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon with Rev. Otto M. Wortman officiating.  Burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, August 29, 1950)

Newton -- Mrs. Emma L. Cox, seventy-five, of Franklin street, widow of Lewis J. Cox, died Monday night at Newton Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late William and Mary Barber and was born in Andover township. A resident of Newton for forty years. Mrs. Cox had been a member of the Newton Presbyterian Church. She is survived only by her sister, Miss Vida Barber, also of Franklin Street. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Luse and Smith Funeral Home by Rev. Andrew W. Blackwood Jr. Burial will be in Newton Cemetery. (Sussex Independent, October 9, 1947)

COX--Jan. 11, near Deckertown, Gracie, only daughter of Lewis and Maggie Cox, aged 1 year, 5 months and 10 days. (Middletown Daily Evening Press, January 30, 1875)

LEWIS J. COX, SR. Died at the home of his son in Newton, on Wednesday, aged about 83 years. He was a son of James and Sarah Jane Cox, late of Wantage township, where the deceased resided until about thirty-eight years ago. He is survived by two sons, Martin J. and Lewis J. Cox, Jr., both of Newton, and a grand-daughter, Margaret Cox, of Dover. He is also survived by a sister, Miss Meribah Cox of Sussex. He was a veteran of the Civil War, ranking as a Sergeant in the Army. He married Margaret DeWitt, of Wantage, who died a number of years ago. He was a prominent man in Wantage township. The funeral takes place on Saturday at his late home in Newton at 3 p.m. Interment in Newton cemetery. (Undated newspaper clipping in a scrapbook owned by Elizabeth Headley)

Lewis J. Cox, Sr., passed away at the home of his son, Lewis J. Cox, Jr., at Newton, Wednesday, April 18, 1928, at the advanced age of 85 years and 8 months, after an illness of less than four weeks from a complication of diseases.  Lewis J. Cox, Sr., was a son of James and Sarah Jane Wilson Cox, and was born in Wantage Township, Sussex County, August 22, 1842, and lived on his father's farm until he reached manhood. He enlisted in the Civil War at Newark in 1862, serving for nine months with Company H, 27th New Jersey Regular Infantry. July 2, 1863 he was mustered out with the rank of sergeant. He then returned to Wantage township, remaining for two years with his father, after which he removed to Deckertown, now Sussex, and joined his brother in conducting a general store under the name of W.W. Cox & Bro. Disposing of his interest in the store after four years, he purchased a farm in Wantage township, and continued farming for several years, when he retired and since then has been living in Newton. Lewis J. Cox became a member of Capt. Griggs Post, No. 111, G.A.R., after becoming a resident of Newton, and served the Post as Commander at one time.  Lewis J. Cox married Margaret DeWitt, daughter of James and Mary Carr DeWitt, February 26, 1868, she passing away December 31, 1910. To this union three children were born: Grace, who died in infancy; Martin J. and Lewis J. Cox, Jr. Beside the two sons, who have been residents of Newton for over 37 years, Mr. Cox is survived by on grand-daughter, M. Margaret Cox, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin J. Cox, and one sister, Miss Meribeh M. Cox, of Sussex borough. Since early manhood Mr. Cox has been a member of the Sussex Baptist Church, and has always retained his membership there, although attending the First Presbyterian church, Newton, since residing there.  Funeral services were held April 21st, at his late home, 4 Franklin street, Newton, and was largely attended, the numerous contributions of beautiful flowers gave evidence of the high esteem in which he was held by his friends and acquaintances. The services were conducted by the Rev. Clarence W. Rouse, D.D., pastor of the Presbyterian church, Newton, assisted by Rev. Elmer E. Hoffman, pastor of the Baleville Christian church. Internment was in the family plot in the Newton Cemetery. The funeral was attended by a squad from Lieut., Chas. A. Meyer Post, American Legion, who accompanied the remains to the cemetery and fired a salute over the grave and sound the taps of the bugle.  (Sussex Register, April 26, 1928)

Funeral services for Lewis J. Cox, who died suddenly Monday of a heart attack in his car at Netcong, will be held this afternoon at 2:30 at Luse & Smith Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton. A Masonic service was conducted last night at the funeral parlor by Harmony Lodge, F.&A.M.  Mr. Cox had left the store of O.A. McPeek, of Netcong, at 6:15 P.M. Tuesday. A salesman who had left the store a few minutes later found Mr. Cox slumped over the wheel of his automobile, Dr. Frank L. Bird was summoned. He pronounced Mr. Cox dead.  Mr. Cox had been associated with the Woodward concern 47 years. He had been vice-president of the company since 1923. He was born at Cox's Mills, Wantage Township, and came to Newton 48 years ago. When he first came to Newton he was employed in the hardware store of John Hibler.  He was a clerk in the Woodward establishment about seven years. He had been a traveling representative of the company the last 40 years. He covered parts of Warren, Hunterdon and Morris Counties and sections of New York and Pennsylvania. Before the automobile became popular he covered his territory in a horse and wagon. He was one of the first in this section to adopt the automobile as a means of transportation.  Mr. Cox was a member of Harmony Lodge, No. 8, F & A.M.; Baldwin Chapter, No. 17, R.A.M.; Sussex County Forest, No. 37, Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Newton Lodge of Elks; Ivy Lodge, I.O.O.F. and the Presbyterian Church.  Mr. Cox leaves his wife, Mrs. Lelia Cox, and a twin brother, Martin J. Cox of Newton. Rev. J. Charles McKirachan, pastor of Presbyterian Church, will officiate at the funeral service. Burial will be in Newton Cemetery.  (Sussex Register, March 30, 1939)

Cox -- December 31, in Newton, Margaret Dewitt Cox, wife of Lewis J. Cox, aged 64 years, 8 months, and 17 days.  (New  Jersey Herald, January 5, 1911)

The death of Margaret Dewitt, wife of Lewis J. Cox, on December 31, at her home in Newton, N.J., after an illness of some months, removes one who was distinguished as a homemaker -- a race that is becoming a rarity.  For her husband and her sons she gave her best thoughts and ever strove to make home attractive to them.  She was a daughter of the late James Dewitt, of Wantage, where she was born about sixty-four years ago.  Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Lewis and Martin J. of Newton.  Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at her late home on Foster street, which were conducted by Rev. C.W. Rouse.  Amzi Cosner sang as a solo an appropriate selection.  Interment was made in Newton Cemetery.  (Middletown Daily Times-Press, January 6, 1911)
Martin John Cox, vice-president of The New Jersey Herald, Inc., and active in the operation of this newspaper for over 50 years, died suddenly in the editorial room Tuesday afternoon upon his return from lunch. He was 68 years old.  Born in Sussex January 2, 1875, he was the son of the late Lewis J. Cox and Margaret Dewitt, both of Sussex county. He came to Newton 53 years ago when 15 years old and went to work for the Herald, then operated by Thomas G. and Jacob L. Bunnell with the former the editor. He became part owner with Jacob L. Bunnell July 1, 1902, and remained with the paper continuously, with the exception of a short time when he was secretary of the Sussex County Mutual Insurance Co. following the incorporation of The New Jersey Herald.  He was active in the Masonic and other lodges. He was secretary of Harmony Lodge, No. 8, F.& A.M.; Baldwin Chapter, No. 17, R.& A.M.; and Sussex County Forrest, No. 37, Tall Cedars, for about 20 years and for over 25 years was secretary of Newton Lodge, No. 41, Knight of Pythias. He was a past patron of Melchior Chapter, No. 131, Order of Eastern Star, and held offices in Ivy Lodge, No.221, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He also was a member of the Commandery, the First Presbyterian Church and Presbyterian Brotherhood.  He had been chairman of the Newton Water Commission since the death of the late Nathan H. Hart in 1938 and was a director of the Newton Building and Loan Association.  He was married April 14, 1903 to Miss Nellie Fotens, who survives him. He also is survived by a daughter, Miss M. Margaret Cox at home, and a son, Pvt. William Martin Cox in the U.S. Infantry in Australia.  Masonic services will be held at the home, 125 Main Street, this evening at 8 o'clock. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home. Rev. J. Charles McKirachan, former pastor of the First Presbyterian Church and present pastor of the Chambers-Wylie Memorial Church, Philadelphia. Burial will be in Tranquility Cemetery. Pall bearers will be Walter R. Snook, James Jones, Russel Vough, John Capuano, Albert C. Reeder and J. Earle Sclough. Honorary bearers are Vice Chancellor Henry T. Kays, William A. Dolan, Levi H. Morris, William E. Horne, Edward S. Bixler, Wilbur Boss, Charles C. Iliff and Frank R. Van Sant. (New Jersey Herald, December 30, 1943)

Newton -- Mrs. Nellie F. Cox, seventy, widow of Martin J. Cox, died at her home, 125 Main street, on Monday afternoon. She was born at Albany, N.Y., the daughter of the late John H. and Mary T. Fotens. She was a member of Newton Presbyterian Church, the Fortnightly Club, Past Matron of Melchior Chapter, O.E.S., past district deputy of the 19th district, Grand Chapter O.E.S.  She leaves one daughter, Miss Margaret Cox, at home, and one son, William M. Cox, of Syracuse University, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Fleming, of Whittier, Calif.; Mrs. Margaret Macholz, of Brooklyn, NY, and Mrs. Edith B. Washburn, of Hempstead, L.I.  Merchoir Chapter conducted Eastern Star service at her late home at 8 o'clock Wednesday evening. Rev. Charles J. McKirachan, pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Bloomfield, will conduct the service at her late home today at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Tranquility cemetery.  (Sussex County Independent, December 19, 1946)

Crooksville -- Mrs. Edythe Search Davies, 53, died Sunday morning at her home here following an illness of a heart ailment.  Surviving are her father, Frank Search, of the home; three sisters, Miss Helen Search of the home, Mrs. Charles Henning of Crooksville, and Mrs. Craig Wilson of Corning, and a brother, Kenneth Search of Crooksville.  The body is at the residence.  Funeral services will be held at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning in the Church of the Atonement, of which Mrs. Davies was a member. Rev. William Stecker will officiate and burial will be in Crooksville cemetery with Cannon and Cannon funeral home of Crooksville in charge.  (Zanesville Signal, April 2, 1951)

Mrs. Juanita D. Despard, 69, of Columbus, a former Zanesville resident, died at 5:25 p.m. Saturday (March 27) in University Hospital where she had been a patient three weeks. A member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Mrs. Despard was born March 14, 1896, in Hopewell Township, daughter of Harvey and Ora Fink Drumm. Surviving are her husband, William Despard; one brother, Bernard Drumm of 1156 Wheeling avenue, one sister, Mrs. Milton Stotts of Zanesville Route 1; one niece and two nephews. The body is at DeLong and Baker Funeral Home where friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday and where Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Tuesday. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, March 29, 1965)

NOTICE: There will be a special meeting of Lodge No. 3, I.O.O.F., at the Masonic Hall, to-day at one o'clock P.M., for the purpose of attending the funeral of brother A. Deweese. All members in good standing are request to attend. (Idaho Statesman, February 21, 1871) 

Marble Rock, Sept. 1 -- John D. Dilts, aged 81 years, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mayne Spaulding, Tuesday evening.  Short services were held at the Sheets Funeral home Wednesday afternoon with Rev. J.E. DeLong of Charles City officiating.  The remains were taken to Randolph, Iowa, where the funeral was held Friday afternoon.  He leaves to mourn his passing one son, Virgil Dilts of Randolph, one daughter, Mrs. Mayne Spaulding, and one sister, Mrs. James Wylie of Oakland, Ia., and six grandchildren.  (The Iowa Recorder, September 1, 1937)

REDDING -- Graveside services for Edna Vivian Dobrowsky, 93, of Redding will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Redding Cemetery. The Rev. William Stegall of First United Methodist Church in Redding will officiate.  Mrs. Dobrowsky died Thursday, June 3, 1999, at Redding Medical Center. Born May 9, 1906, in White Bear Lake, Minn., she moved to Shasta County in 1928 from Montana.  She was a homemaker, self-employed cosmetologist and member of First United Methodist Church in Redding.  Survivors include son Barry of Redding; daughters Sherrill Weber of Redding and Lorelle Crane of San Mateo; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements are being handled by Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel in Redding.  (Redding Searchlight, June 5, 1999)

Clarence W. Doty, son of Mr. and Mrs. Olin C. Doty, died at his home after a long illness on Thursday, at 7 p.m.  Funeral at Greensboro Baptist Church Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  (Denton Journal, July 8, 1933)

Clarence W. Doty, the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Olin C. Doty, died at his home, near Greensboro, Thursday, July 6, at 7 p.m., after a long and painful period of illness caused by rheumatic fever, double pneumonia, and a weak heart.  He had been ill since April 20, 1933.  He bore his sufferings with great patience and fortitude up to the very last.  He was always hopeful and planning for the future.  He was 17 years, 7 months and 19 days old, a boy with many promising future possibilities.  He leaves besides his father and mother to mourn his loss two sisters, Ruth and Anna Mae Doty, and a host of friends and relatives, among the latter, his aunt, Miss Lillie E. Doty, in whose home he spent the first twelve years of his life.  She is crushed with the loss as are his father and mother.  Clarence was a member of the graduating class of Greensboro High School.  His classmates and several teachers, among them Mr. Cross and Miss Duffy, attended the funeral services, which were held at the Greensboro Baptist Church Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, July 9.  Six girls of his class -- Addie Williams, Marie Karcher, Peggy Smith, Bertha Miller, Beverly Nashold, Anna Zacharias -- dressed in white, preceded the casket, bearing floral offerings, expressions of love and esteem from his many friends and associates.  The pall-bearers were classmates:  Richard Ledbetter, Edward Laramore, Marion Seeney, Joseph Pavolvsky, Carlton Smith, Bradford Dickerson.  The services were conducted by the Rev. J.C. Ledbetter and Bro. Raymond Rawlings.  His death seems so untimely and sad but God knoweth best.  "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved."  Clarence believed.  His grandmother, the late Mrs. Henrietta Doty, preceded him thirty-six days ago into the Heavenly Home.  (Denton Journal, July 15, 1933)

The funeral of the late Mr. Ephraim W. Doty, at St. Paul's M.E. Church, last Sunday afternoon, was largely attended. Services were conducted by the pastor, Rev. Warren Burr, assisted by Rev. C.R. Strausburg, of the M.P. Church. Interment was made in Greensboro cemetery. The pall-bearers were Messrs. Joseph Simons, W.E. Wilson, Robert Coursey, David Eveland, William Tribbett, and Funeral Director Pritchett had charge of the ceremony. Mr. Doty was born in 1839 in New Jersey, and his parents moved to New York during his boyhood. In the early eighties, he bought a farm near Greensboro and spent the remainder of his life on it. He is survived by a widow and three grown children -- Miss Lillie Doty and Mr. Olan [sic] C. Doty, at home, and Mrs. John Eveland, of this county, all of whom have the sympathy of this community. Mr. Doty had not visited his old home in New York for over thirty years until early this year, when he spent some time with his father, Mr. Asa Doty, who is over ninety years old and quite feeble. Mr. Doty had not seemed well since he made the trip and continued to fail until his death, March 29th. (Denton Journal, April 8, 1911)

Mrs. Henrietta [Payne] Doty, who fell at her home last Saturday morning, breaking her hip and arm, was taken to Emergency Hospital, where she passed away Wednesday morning, her 77th birthday. She is survived by three children and several grandchildren. The children are: Mrs. John Eveland (Hillsboro), Miss Lilly and Olin Doty, of near town. Funeral services will be held at the Greensboro Baptist Church this (Saturday) afternoon, Rev. J.C. Ledbetter officiating. Interment in Greensboro cemetery. (Denton Journal, June 3, 1933)
Frank E. Downard died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, at age 89. A viewing will be today, Sunday, Dec. 7, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Summers Funeral Homes, Boise Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, also at Summers Funeral Homes, Boise Chapel. Burial will follow at Dry Creek Cemetery. Frank was born Feb. 14, 1914, in Boise, to Otto and Sara Downard. His early years were spent on the family farm in Middleton. In 1926, the family moved to Star where his father operated a general store. He went to local schools, and graduated from Star High School in 1931. In May 1938, he married Sarah Miller in La Grande, Ore. She died in June 1959. They were married for 21 years, and raised three children. In 1968, he married longtime friend, Opal Howell. During their married years they lived in McCall, Riggins, and Horseshoe Bend, before moving back to Boise to retire. Opal died in March 2002. During World War II, he worked in the shipyards at Vancouver, Wash. After the war he moved back to Boise where he continued his career of painting and wallpapering. Because of his painting abilities, he worked on the movie "Northwest Passage," painting canoes to look like birch bark. Frank enjoyed flying his entire adult life, and was a longtime member of the Ada County Sheriff's Aerial Posse. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and square dancing. Survivors include a son, Carl (Diane) Downard of Boise; daughter, Connie (Larry) Hunter of Tehachapi, Calif.; daughter, Kay (Mike) Wells of Welches, Ore.; stepson, Arch Howell of Boise; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Edith Kresja, Edna Tinsley, and Irene Stevens; wives, Sarah and Opal Downard; and grandson, David Newton. (Idaho Statesman, December 7, 2003)

Mrs. Anna N. Drumm, 76, of 1627 Walnut street, died at 11 p.m. Wednesday in the Eva Lighthizer rest home where she had been a patient for the past 18 months.  Death was due to complications.  She was a life resident of Zanesville and was born October 19, 1877.  She was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic church.  Surviving are a son, Ralph Bartholow of Washington, D.C.; a step-son, Bernard Drumm of 1156 Wheeling avenue; two step-daughters, Mrs. Milton J.Stotts of Rt. 1 and Mrs. William Despard of Columbus; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  The body was taken to the Hillis funeral home.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, January 21, 1954) 

Harry A. Drumm, 49, of 497 VanHorn avenue, died suddenly last night of a heart attack.  He was stricken at Eighth and South streets about 5:30 o'clock and was taken to Good Samaritan hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.  Mr. Drumm was born in Mt. Sterling, the son of Ora and Daisey Snider Drumm, but lived in Zanesville most of his life.  He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 302, and was employed by the Roseville Pottery.  Surviving are his widow, Regala Faulhaber Drumm, his mother, Mrs. Daisey Drumm, of 804 South street, and two uncles, Chester of Cambridge and Charles Snider of Columbus.  The body was removed to the Forest avenue chapel of the Mader-Peoples funeral home where arrangements are incomplete.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, August 28, 1953)

Last rites for Harvey Drumm, 71, who died last Saturday at Good Samaritan hospital, were held Wednesday at Keck funeral home. Burial was in the Williams cemetery on the West pike. (Zanesville Signal, July 23, 1939)

Wellington Merle, 7-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. W.V. Edmison, died at 7 o'clock last evening at the home, Thirteenth and Otoe street. Funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock Sunday at the chapel of Castle, Roper & Matthews.  Burial will be in the College View Cemetery.  (Lincoln Daily Star, August 1, 1914)

Wellington Merle, infant son of  Dr. and Mrs. W.V. Edmison, died yesterday.  Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at Castle, Roper and Matthews' chapel.  Interment will be in the College View Cemetery.  (Lincoln Daily News, August 1, 1914)

YOUNG MATRON DIES TUESDAY:  Mrs. Edith Elliott, wife of Arthur Elliott of 1220 Maysville avenue, died in Bethesda hospital at 2 a.m. Tuesday, following a brief illness from childbirth.  The child died and was buried Monday at Duncan Falls.  The body was taken to the Peoples Undertaking parlors and late Tuesday afternoon was removed to the home.  The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the home.  Burial in Duncan Falls cemetery.  Surviving Mrs. Elliott are her husband, of the home; her father, Joseph Armstrong of Roseville, and the following brothers and sisters:  Joseph Armstrong, Jr. of Huntington, W.Va.; John Armstrong, city; A.B. Armstrong of Columbus and Mrs. Carl Hartle [sic] and Mrs. Charles Lacey [sic] of Roseville.  She was a member of the Roseville M.E. church and the Order of Eastern Star.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, December 2, 1925)

RIDGELY, Md. - Alice M. Eveland of Ridgely died Thursday. Jan. 18, 2001, in Memorial Hospital, Easton. She was 88.  Mrs. Eveland was born in Ridgely, the daughter of the late Raymond C. Wood and Elizabeth Lawless Wood.  She had lived in Ridgely all her life.  She was a graduate of Ridgely High School.  Mrs. Eveland was member of St. Benedict's Roman Catholic Church in Ridgely.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Howard Eveland, on June 20, 1993; a daughter, Betty Eveland; a sister, Mary E. Greaves and two brothers, Raymond C. Wood Jr. and Stephen M. Wood. She is survived by a son, William P. Eveland of Ridgely; a sister, Teresa R. Wood of Ridgely; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Moore Funeral Home, P.A., 12 S. Second St. in Denton where a Rosary will be said at 8 p.m.  Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Benedict's Roman Catholic Church, Central Avenue, Ridgely.  Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, near Greensboro.  (Miscellaneous Sussex County, Delaware Obituaries)

Mrs. Cordia Venelia Eveland, aged 87, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 1963, at her home in Hillsboro, Md., after a few weeks illness.  She was born at Barton, Tioga County, New York, on Dec. 16, 1876.  She is survived by her husband, John E. Eveland; three daughters and five sons, Mrs. Ethel Poore, Madge V. Eveland, Pearl M. Eveland, John W. Eveland, William H. Eveland, D. Edward Eveland, Robert J. Eveland, and Thomas C. Eveland.  She is also survived by one sister, Miss Lillie E. Doty, and by nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted at the Rawlings-Boulais Funeral Home, Greensboro, at 2 p.m. on Thursday, January 2, 1964, with Rev. Charles Trader, Queen Anne, offiicating.  Interment was in Greesboro Cemetery.  (Denton Journal, January 3, 1964)

Elizabeth Alice Eveland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Eveland, died of polio in Baltimore City Hospital last week.  The girl, 11 years old, was stricken with the disease on Tuesday last week and was rushed to Memorial Hospital, Easton.  From there she was rushed to Baltimore City Hospital.  Besides her father and mother, who is the former Alice Wood, the girl is survived by a brother, William Paul Eveland, 14.  Funeral services were conducted at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Ridgely, Saturday morning at 10 o'clock, with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, between Denton and Greensboro.  The rosary was recited at the home of her parents on Friday at 8 p.m.  This is the third case of poliomyelitis in Caroline County this year.  (Denton Journal, September 2, 1955)

Mrs. Hannah [Middaugh] Everett of Mt. Salem, N.J., who celebrated her 93rd  birthday, July first, died July 11 of a broken hip received in a fall.  Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. William Carr.  (Orange County Independent, July 17, 1928)

Unionville, May 21 -- William Everett died at his home at Mt. Salem Thursday night, aged 84 years.  Beside his wife, Mr. Everett is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Wm. Carr of Mt. Salem; Mrs. Heisenbuttle of Passaic; and one son, George Everett, of North Paterson.  Funeral services were held at his late home on Sunday, at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. E.S. Chedister of Unionville.  Interment was at Mt. Salem.  (Middletown Times Herald, May 21, 1918)

Kenneth Roy Eversole, 85, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at his home in Hood River, Ore. He was born April 25, 1924, in Bremen to Raymond and Pearl (Stuntz) Eversole. He attended Central High School in Ft. Wayne. Kenneth was an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts. During World War II, he served as a seaman in the merchant marines. Kenneth married Virginia Rorick in August 1948. He attended Purdue University, and upon his graduation he moved his family out west to Oregon. He initially worked for Weyerhauser in Klamath Falls, Ore. Soon he was able to begin a career with the U.S. Forest Service that lasted 30 years. The growing Eversole family lived on many ranger stations in Oregon and Washington. Kenneth enjoyed everything outdoors and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He especially enjoyed taking his grandchildren on long hikes and teaching them about our forests and streams. He also liked to go camping and horseback riding. Kenneth donated many long hours of his time to ensure that there are open and safe trails for people to enjoy for all outdoor activities. He liked to both downhill and cross country ski but he especially enjoyed going roller skating, ice skating and square dancing with Virginia. Kenneth was a founding member of the Oregon Equestrian Trails and a lifetime member of the Hood River Saddle Club. Horses were his passion. He was a member of the Linn County Sherriff's Mounted Posse and Search and Rescue. Kenneth is survived by his wife, Virginia; five children: Linda Eversole, of Neskowin, Jack Eversole, of Albany, Anne Ferguson, of Aumsville, Jean Lorenz, of Salem, and James Eversole, of Oxnard, Calif.; sister, Barbara Muncy, of Bloomington; and an aunt, June Barts of Bremen. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, at Anderson's Tribute Center in Hood River. A military Honor Guard honored his service to his country. A Celebration of Life was held at the Hood River Saddle Club, following the memorial service. (Bremen Enquirer, August 13, 2009)

WELL KNOWN ORION BARBER, "PORT" FAULKNER DIES IN HOSPITAL. James Porter Faulkner, once owner of Port's Barber Shop in downtown Lake Orion, died last Saturday, August 3, in Hurley Hospital. Faulkner was admitted to the hospital just shortly before his death. He had been living in a Fenton Convalescent Home for the past several years. A thirty-five year resident of Lake Orion, Faulkner sold his barber shop business when he become ill about three years ago. He was seventy-seven years old at the time of his death. Originally from Fenton, he married Mattie E. Brodt in Flint, 1938. Upon moving to Lake Orion, he became a member of the Methodist church here. Survivors are his son, Kenneth, of Fenton, and two daughters, Mrs. Lella Hoppert of Monroe, Mrs. Florence Preston of Kasper, Wyoming, and ten grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 16, in Flumerfelt Funeral Home. The Rev. Albert B. Johns officiated at the services. Interment was in East Lawn Cemetery. (Lake Orion Review, August 18, 1960)

MRS. ALLIE FINLEY CALLED BY DEATH:  Mrs. Allie Finley, 87, of Heskett street, Crooksville, widow of Joseph Finley, died at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon in New Lexington hospital after a lingering illness.  Surviving are two brothers, William Search of Red Wing, Minn., and Frank Search of Crooksville; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Gerose of Crooksville and Mrs. Cora Dunnington of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Finley was a member of the Crooksville Methodist church.  Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon at Cannon and Cannon funeral home with Rev. Otto M. Wortman officiating.  Burial will be in Crooksville cemetery.  The body is at the funeral home where friends may call this afternoon.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, July 31, 1951)

MRS. BESSIE FINLEY CALLED BY DEATH:  Mrs. Bessie Finley, 71, wife of William Finley, of 321 Brown street, died at her home in Crooksville on Wednesday evening after a lingering illness.  Surviving are the husband; two sons [sic -- should be brothers], William Search of Red Wing, Minn., and Frank Finley [sic -- should be Search] of Crooksville; four daughters [sic -- should be sisters], Mrs. Lucinda Hamilton, of Roseville; Mrs. Charles Gerose, of Roseville; Mrs. Albert Finley, of Crooksville; and Mrs. Cora Tilton, of Columbus.  Mrs. Finley was a member of the Saltillo Methodist church.  Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Crooksville Methodist church with Rev. Norman Sweat officiating.  Burial will be made in the Crooksville cemetery by the Cannon and Cannon funeral home of Crooksville.  The body will be removed to the family residence Wednesday evening.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, October 15, 1942)

Mrs. Emma Lee Fleming, 26, wife of George W. Fleming, died Wednesday at the hospital following an operation last Sunday.  Besides her husband she leaves her mother, Mrs. Alma McIntosh; one sister and two brothers -- Mrs. DDelbert Mason of this city, Ross McIntosh, Western avenue, and Sereno of the home.  Funeral will be held Friday at 2:30 o'clock in the home of her mother, 144 South Second street.  Rev. Mr. Pitkins will officiate.  Interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery.  (Newark Advocate, October 3, 1918)

Port Oram, N.J., March 28 -- Rev. Daniel E. Frambes died at his residence here yesterday.  He was 76 years old and had been in the Methodist Episcopal ministry fifty years.  (Philadelphia Inquirer, March 29, 1897)
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Fritz, of South Broadway, mourn the loss of their infant daughter, which occurred Monday. Services were held at the grave in Eastlawn cemetery, Wednesday morning by Rev. F.R. Walker, with Allens in charge of the arrangements. (Lake Orion Review, March 9, 1945)

SERVICES TODAY FOR LYLE FRITZ: Lyle A. Fritz, 37, of 880 Highview road, died in his home Tuesday, Jan. 2, after an illness of six weeks. Born Dec. 17, 1913, in Imlay City, he had lived here for nine years, coming from Oxford, Mich. Surviving are his widow, Dorothy; four sons, William E., Richard L., Bruce E., and James M., and his father, James. Service will be today, Friday, at 11 a.m. from the Allen Funeral Home, the Rev. Ray Whims officiating. Burial in East Lawn cemetery. (Lake Orion Review, January 5, 1951)
Beaumont, Nov. 26 (AP) -- Dr. J.W. Garth, 62, widely known southeast Texas philanthropist and donor of a building to newsboys in connection with the new Y.M.C.A here, died today after a long illness.  He came from Iowa two years ago.  (Port Arthur News, November 26, 1929)

James William Garth, Jr., 91, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, March 14, 1991. He was born September 12, 1899 to Dr. James W. and Esther Garth in Clarion, Iowa. A graduate of Beaumont (TX) High School, Mr. Garth attended Texas A&M University and graduated from Stanford University. Mr. Garth was a charter member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Cecile Tatum Garth; his brother Thomas Garth; his children, Gayle Garth Anglin and Jay Edgar Garth; his grandchildren, Garth Daniels, Jay Edgar Garth, Jr., Gayle Garth Love, Carrie Garth Martin, Kirk Wilson Daniels and Cecile Garth; and his five great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 am Saturday, March 16, 1991 in the Chapel of Geo. H. Lewis & Sons, 1010 Bering Drive with Dr. Mark Lewis officiating. Private interment will be at the Tyrrell Mausoleum in Beaumont at a later date. (Houston Chronicle, March 15, 1991)

PNEUMONIA PROVES FATAL TO TOWN CORNERS WOMAN: Miss Maude Gates, of Town Corners, passed away yesterday afternoon (Thursday) following an illness since Saturday night of pneumonia. For the past thirty years, Miss Gates had made her home with her uncle, Marion L. Sutton, at whose home she died. Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Belle Walker and Mrs. Mary Graves, Lapeer, and Mrs. May Shoemaker, of Lakeville. At the time of our going to press, no funeral arrangements had been made. (Lake Orion Review, February 2, 1934)

Charles Gerose, 89, a native of France but a resident of the Roseville community for the past 65 years, died Sunday night at his home one mile north of Roseville after a two year illness.  He was a retired stone mason and a member of Roseville Lodge No. 566, F. & A.M.  His only survivor is a son, Fred Gerose, of the home, well-known bus driver on the Roseville-Zanesville line.  His wife, the former Ora Lee Search, died July 22, 1953.  The body is at the Cannon and Cannon funeral home where services are to be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.  Rev. William Alexander of the Methodist church will be in charge and burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, February 8, 1954)

Funeral services for Mrs. Ora Gerose, 89, of Roseville Route 1, will be held at 1 o'clock Friday afternoon at Cannon and Cannon funeral home in Roseville.  Rev. William Alexander will officiate.  Burial will be in Roseville cemetery.  Mrs. Gerose died at 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at Muskingum hospital where she had been a patient for four days.  She had been ill for several months.  She was a member of the Roseville Church of Christ.  Surviving are her husband, Charles, and a son, Fred Gerose, both of the home.  The body will remain at the funeral home.  (Zanesville Signal, July 23, 1953)

DIED -- Walterr Gile died yesterday morning at his home on Warm Springs avenue of typhoid fever. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from his residence. The interment will be at the Masonic cemetery. (Idaho Statesman, August 17, 1901)

FUNERAL -- The funeral of the late Walter Gile was held from the family residence near the Natatorium yesterday afternoon, Rev. B.F. Clay conducting the services. The remains were interred in the Masonic cemetery. (Idaho Statesman, August 18, 1901)

Card of Thanks:  We desire to thank all who so kindly assisted us during the illness and after the death of our son and brother, Walter Gile. -- Mrs. Gile and Family (Idaho Statesman, August 20, 1901)

At LaGrand, Or., March 8, Seymore Glandon, aged 48 years.  Remains at Holman funeral parlors.  Notice of funeral later.  (Portland Oregonian, March 10, 1916)

Miss Laura Green, housekeeper in the John Rorick home for 23 years, died this morning at 3 o'clock in the Bixby Hospital where she was transferred from the Isley Blissfield nursing home Tuesday. She was stricken a week ago in the Rorick home with a heart attack. She was 73 years old. Miss Green was born Oct. 22, 1876 in Defiance, Ohio. She moved to Kalamazoo with her father when a little girl. When 18 years of age she went to live in the M.C. Rorick home in Morenci and on the deaths of Mr. and Mrs. Rorick came to make her home with the John Rorick family. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the Everiss Funeral home, the Rev. E.F. Manske of Monroe officiating. The burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. (Undated newspaper clipping transcribed in The Rorick Family in America by Helen Rorick Lundahl)

Levi A. Groover, 89, of 2381 N. Eugene St., Flint, died unexpectedly at his home on Dec. 21. He was born in Oxford Twp. on Dec. 31, 1880 to Sidney and Lottie Groover. Mr. Groover was a retired farmer. He had farmed in Oakwood for many years and at one time had a farm on East Scripps Rd. in Orion Twp. He is survived by his wife Mary; three daughters, Mrs. Margaret H. Habermas, Mrs. Charles T. (Catherine) Vander Wall, and Mrs. Don (Marjorie) Anderson; a son Sidney Lee Groover of Lake Orion; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral service was at Allen's Funeral Home on Dec. 24 with Dr. Robert J. Higgins conducting. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery.  (Lake Orion Review, December 21, 1970)

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Groover of Ortonville, and their 10 year old twin sons, Carl and Paul, were found dead Monday in a cabin near Clear Lake in Montmorency County. The family, which had been vacationing, was believed to have been overcome by fumes from a bottle gas stove. (Ironwood Daily Globe, September 2, 1958)

Sidney (Lee) Groover died at his home in Wetmore, Michigan on December 13.  He was 70. He was born in Orion Township on November 1, 1910. He was formerly employed by the Detroit Edison Company and retired from there after 26 years of service. He moved to Wetmore, Michigan (Munising Township) in 1973. Mr. Groover was a member of the American Legion Post No. 233 and a volunteer fireman with the Tri-County Department. He is survived by his wife Georgia (Tapp) Groover, three sisters, Mrs. Charlie (Kate) Vanderwall of Flint, Mrs. Margaret Habermass and Mrs. Marge Anderson of Pontiac. Funeral services are being held Wednesday (today) at the Bowderman Funeral Chapel in Munising with the Rev. Leslie Niemi officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Lake Orion. (Lake Orion Review, December 17, 1980)

HALLINANFrances, late of Oregon City, formerly of Redland; wife of Leonard, mother of Cecil.  Funeral services Wednesday, 1:30 pm, from the chapel of Holman, Hankins and Rilance, Oregon City.  Vault interment Mount View cemetery.  (Portland Oregonian, March 20, 1951)

The funeral of Elijah Hamilton was held at the home at 1:30 o'clock Saturday.  Out of town friends who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Will Finley, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Printz, Alex and Sara Brown of Crooksville. (Zanesville Signal, October 4, 1926)

MRS. HAMILTON, 86, DIES AT ROSEVILLE. Mrs. Lucinda Hamilton, 86, died early this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James Finley, of Roseville, following an illness of six days resulting from a heart condition. The widow of Elijah Hamilton, she had resided in Roseville 46 years. She was the daughter of Martin and Hannah Search, pioneer residents of the Saltillo community, Perry county. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Alvin Coulter of Roseville, Mrs. Virgil Hanson of Shawnee, and Mrs. Finley at whose home she died; a son, Walter Hamilton of Roseville; a step-daughter, Mrs. Carrie Fortune of Colusa, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Charles Gerose of Roseville, Route 1, Mrs. Alverta Finley of Crooksville, and Mrs. Cora Tilton of Columbus; two brothers, Frank Search of Crooksville, William M. Search of Red Wing, Minn.; 20 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the residence with Rev. O.L. Hall of the Roseville Methodist church officiating. Burial will be in the Roseville cemetery. The body will be removed to the residence this evening from the Cannon & Cannon funeral home in Roseville. (Zanesville Signal, May 11, 1946)

Services for Walter G. Hamilton, 53, of Roseville, operator of the Hamilton Pottery, will be held at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Cannon and Cannon funeral home in Roseville.  Rev. Raymond Garrett will officiate.  Burial will be in Roseville cemetery.  Mr. Hamilton died yesterday at Good Samaritan hospital where he had been a patient for three weeks.  He had been suffering from a heart ailment.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Roseville and was the son of Elijah and Lucinda Search Hamilton.  His father was also a potter and the son, after founding a pottery of his own, later made moulds for others in the industry which brought him wide recognition.  Today the Hamilton Pottery is widely known as a producer of novelty pottery.  Surviving are his widow, Thelma, of the home; two sons, James of Roseville and Charles of Portsmouth; a grandson, Donald, of Roseville; two sisters, Mrs. James Finley, also of Roseville, and Mrs. Virgil Hanson of Shawnee.  The body remains at the funeral home.  (Zanesville Signal, February 2, 1955)

Virgil E. Hanson, 70, of Shawnee, a retired employee of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, died at 3:25 am Friday at Good Samaritan Medical Center after a three-week illness.  A son of Francis and Sarah White Hanson,  he was born in Athens County Nov. 10, 1902.  Mr. Hanson was an active member of Shawnee United Methodist Church and served for many years as its Sunday School superintendent.  Survivors include his widow, Dessie R. Hanson; two sons, Marion Hanson of Junction City and Walter Z. Hanson of Columbus; two daughters, Miss Roberta and Miss Mary Ruth Hanson, both of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Vera Wood of Roseville and Mrs. Meriby Blair of 1003 South Luck avenue. Services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday in Shawnee United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Wilson Rollins.  Burial will be in Shawnee Cemetery.  Friends may call at Humphrey Funeral Home in Shawnee after 7 pm today.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, August 18, 1973) 

Mrs. Nancy Harding, 79, of 511 Aumond Road, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 1999. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Church of the Good Shepherd with the Rev. Robert Fain officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plains, Mass.  Mrs. Harding, a native of New York, was a homemaker. She was a member of Church of the Good Shepherd, where she was a member of St. Margarets Circle. She was a volunteer for the Women's Board at University Hospital for more than 25 years and was a volunteer for the Cripples Children's Clinic. Survivors include a son, Robert W. Harding, Manchester, Mo.; a daughter, Katherine H. Wanderer, Springfield, Va.; a brother, Phillip Whiting, Omaha, Neb.; two sisters, Joan W. Brush, Larchmont, N.Y., and Ruth W. Passas, Evans; and three grandchildren. (Augusta Chronicle, September 5, 1999)

LUCY BLAIR HECKMAN, 96, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at Thornapple Manor where she had been a resident for five years. She grew up in the Fort Wayne area and lived in Waynedale until moving to Hastings, Mich. to be near her son, in 1986. She was a member of Hastings United Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star, and Greater Federation of Women's Club. Surviving are her son, Larry (Lorrie) Blair; granddaughter, Michelle (Mike) Duits; granddaughter, Sheri (David) Colquitt; three great-grand-children, Ryan and Eric Duits and Austin Colquitt; sister, Erma Horine; and a sister-in-law, Jeannette Blair. She has many nieces and nephews and other members of her family and friends who have corresponded and visited with her over the past several years for which she and the family were very grateful. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Blair, in 1968; second husband, Robert Heckman, in 1992; sisters, Audrey Prince and Adelle Long; and brother, Loren Heckler. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday at Lauer Family Funeral Homes-Wren Chapel. Dr. James Spindler officiating. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial is 11 a.m. Monday at Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, with a brief graveside ceremony. (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, July 30, 2009)

Charles A. (Chuck) Henning, 61, of Roseville-Crooksville Road (Roseville Route 2), died at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday (October 27) at his home of an apparent heart attack.  He was a self-employed trucker the past 20 years.  Prior to that he was an employee of the Crooksville China Company 30 years.  Mr. Henning was born April 7, 1909, in Jackson, a son of Israel Henning of Roseville Route 2 and the late Nora Henning.  He had lived in Roseville and Crooksville since childhood.  He acted as a minister with Jehovah's Witness at Kingdom Hall in Crooksville.  Also surviving are his widow, the former Rachel Search of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Darrell (Marlene) Doolittle of Maysville Heights; a son, Tom Henning, Roseville, plumbing and heating contractor; five brothers, Ralph of Crooksville, Gerald of Denver, Colo., Robert of Coshocton, Paul of Route 7, and Don of Roseville; five sisters, Mrs. Ethel Brown, Mrs. Dorothy Seberts, and Mrs. Norma Hughes, all of Roseville, Mrs. Opal Cope of Greenville, Ind., and Mrs. Ilowe Patterson of Crooksville.  Friends may call at William Thompson and Son Funeral Home in White Cottage 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, October 28, 1970)

Summit Station, O., Aug. 23.-- Daniel Hickman, a well known farmer residing near Reynoldsburg, died yesterday morning.  He got up as usual and said to his wife that his eyes hurt.  She went to get an atomizer that he had been using for catarrh.  Before she got the medicine he got up and went into another room and died instantly.  The funeral arrangements have not been made yet.  (Newark Advocate, August 23, 1901)

George T. "Tom" Hilton, 71, died Friday, December 22, 2001. Born in Atlanta, Ga., he had lived most of his life in Northern Virginia until moving to Hampton five years ago. Mr. Hilton had worked as a salesman in the Ted Louis Shop, Quality Shop, Phillip York and Steven Windsor, all men's clothing stores of Northern Virginia. Mr. Hilton was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Rorick Hilton in 1989, and then his second wife, Frances Markel Ardmann Hilton in 1998. He is survived by his mother, Aubra Thomas (Rae) Hilton of Silver Spring, Md.; his children, Carol Ann Hilton and her husband, Mark Finnigan of Arlington, Va., Linda Murray and her husband, Joseph Murray of Staunton, Va. and Mark T. Hilton of Washington; and two granddaughters, Laurel Murray and Holly Murray. He is also survived by a stepdaughter, Helen Carter and her husband, John Carter; and two stepgrandchildren, Lauren Carter and Nick Carter. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Bliley Funeral Home's Central Chapel, 3801 Augusta Ave. (Richmond Times-Dispatch, December 27, 2001)

HOLBROOK, Perita Brown, passed away December 31, 1951, at her home, 2741 Lombardy Road, San Marino, survived by her husband, Darwin L. Holbrook, 1 daughter Marjorie and a son, Thayer Holbrook, her mother, Mrs. Perita Brown, and 1 sister, Mrs. Marjorie Davenport of Arlington, Va.  Services 9 a.m. Saturday at the Little Church of the Flowers, Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  (Los Angeles Times, January 3, 1952)

DIED - At the residence of Asa Casterline, in Franklin, on the 19th of June 1881, of diphtheria, Bertie, son of Alvin Holmes, of West Pittston, aged 9 years. Deceased was taken ill while visiting friends in Pincherville, and died there, The remains were brought home for interment, and the funeral took place Monday afternoon. (Pittston Gazette, June 24, 1881)

NORMAN J. HUFFMAN, 69, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Muncie, he was a Chief Design Engineer with Dana Spicer Heavy Axle Division of Fort Wayne for 33 years, retiring in 1997. He was a member of Pine Valley Country Club; was an avid fisherman; and loved woodworking and playing golf. He received an Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Mary Ann Huffman of Fort Wayne; son, Jeff Huffman of Fort Wayne; daughter, Jodi (Todd) Clark of Fort Wayne; brother, Weldon Huffman of Fort Wayne; and grandchildren, Olivia and Aaron. Service is 2 p.m. Sunday at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Road, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial in Riverview Cemetery, Allen County. Memorials to Parkview Hospice. (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, November 14, 2008)

SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life gathering will be held Feb. 5 for Anna Mae Huston of Springfield, who died Jan. 25 of age-related causes. She was 81. She was born Jan. 29, 1923, in Boise to Sid and Nettie Ingram Walling. She married Johnnie Huston in September 1963 in Reno, Nev. He died Dec. 10, 2000.   A longtime Lane County resident, she graduated from Marcola High School and from Springfield College of Beauty. She and her husband owned the Lazy River Lumber Company in La Pine. She worked as an instructor at Springfield College of Beauty. She was very musical, was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles, needlework, travel and visiting the casino at the coast with her family. She liked to entertain and spend time with her friends and family.   Survivors include her daughter, Sherry Center, and her son, Dennis Johnson, both of La Pine; her brother, David Walling of Oakridge; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The Feb. 5 open house and celebration of life will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at her home in Springfield. (Eugene Register-Guard, January 28, 2005)

DIED IN BARBER'S CHAIR.  Gosper C. Hutchinson, aged 73 years, a blacksmith, who resided in Lawrenceville until 8 years ago, died suddenly at 1:30 o'clock Friday afternoon while seated in Verne Pritchard's barber shop, 115 West Fifth street, Elmira.  Mr. Hutchinson had been in poor health for some time suffering from heart trouble.  Friday he went to the barber shop with the intention of being shaved.  As he was seated in the chair, he was seized with a severe attack of heart trouble and died almost immediately.  Coroner Ross was notified and investigated the case, after Dr. Bennett had been called.  The coroner decided that an inquest was not necessary, as death was due to natural causes.  Mr. Hutchinson removed from Lawrenceville, where for many years he conducted a blacksmith shop, to Elmira, in order to be near his son, Arthur Hutchinson.  He was the oldest member of  Lawrence Lodge, No. 913, I.O.O.F.  Besides the son named, two other sons, Wilbur, of Lawrenceville, Weller, of Cascade Rocks, Ore., survive, and one daughter, Mrs. Isaac C. Losey, of Elmira.  The remains were taken to Lawrenceville Monday morning to the home of Wilbur Hutchinson, where the funeral was held at 2 o'clock that afternoon, in charge of the Odd Fellows.  Burial will be in Lawrenceville.  (Wellsboro Agitator, January 18, 1911)

Lawrenceville, April 14. -- The remains of Mrs. G.G. [sic] Hutchinson were brought  from Elmira  this morning to the home of her son, W.W. Hutchinson, where a prayer service was conducted by Rev. D.L. Patts.  The funeral was held at the home of her son, Arthur Hutchinson, in Elmira yesterday.   Mrs. Hutchinson lived in this place many years, and was highly esteemed.  After her husband died several years ago, she divided her time with her three children.  She is survived by three sons. W.W. Hutchinson of this place; Arthur of Elmira and Weller Hutchinson, who lives in the west; also one daughter, Mrs. Isaac Losey of Elmira; three grandsons:  Harry Losey, of Elmira, Bernard Hutchinson, who has just returned from France, and George Hutchinson, who has returned from U.S. training school; and two granddaughters, Mrs. Allen Price of Penn Yan, N.Y., and Miss Dorothy Hutchinson, of this place.  (Wellsboro Agitator, April 16, 1919)

William Inglis, aged 83 years, of Monroe Corners, died very suddenly while visiting at home of Robert Sheeler, near Newtown. (Newspaper Clippings from the Sussex Register, originally published December 14, 1864)
With the passing yesterday morning of Thomas B. Jackson at the family home, 406 North High street, Salem lost one of its most prominent citizens and former state officials of the pioneer days of Oregon. Death occurred at 5 o'clock and ended a long period of suffering for he had been an invalid for the past 15 years. He was 88 years old.  He, a few years back, was one of the leading men in the state affairs, for several months he was acting governor, when Governor Chadwick was absent from the state during his administration. Prior to this time he was assistant secretary of the state under Governor Glover and when that governor became United States senator he became secretary of state. He was employed by the government as an accountant in the Grand Ronde district. At one time he was in charge of the commissary at the state penitentiary when Asahel Bush was superintendent of that institution. He was a first cousin of "Stonewall" Jackson, and he and the famous general "grew up together", attending the same school.   He also took a very active part in the Masonic circles in the state in the pioneer days. He was warden of Bethel lodge in 1856. In 1865 he assisted in making George P. Litchfield a Mason in the Amity lodge. After coming to Salem he became affiliated with Salem lodge No. 4.  The deceased was born March 2, 1831, at Leesburg, Va. He attended the college in that city until he was about 20 years old when he came west, settling in Oregon. He lived first in Portland and then in Yamhill before coming to Salem in the early 60's where he has lived since. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Hattie M. Jackson, special officer for the Marion county court. A daughter, Mrs. C. A. Pague of Oakland, Calif., and by three children by a former marriage all of whom live in Idaho.   The funeral services will be held from the Webb & Clough chapel Thursday at 2 p. m., and will be conducted by the Rev. Thomas S. Anderson. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows cemetery and the local Masons will have charge.  (Daily Oregon Statesman, September 17, 1919) Note: First wife was Mary Walling

Funeral services will held Monday at 1 p.m. at Colonial Mortuary for Miss Elva Johnson, 2735 SW Himes St., who died at her home Thursday.  Miss Johnson, born July 11, 1876, was a member of a pioneer Portland family and a lifetime resident of Portland.  A former dental technician, she retired several years ago after serving in the offices of Dr. Millard Rosenblatt for 27 years.  She is survived by a twin sister, Miss Eva Johnson, with whom she had made her home.  Funeral services will under the supervision of Dr. T.L. Bradley with interment following in Lincoln Memorial Park.  (Portland Oregonian, January 31, 1960)

Miss Eva Johnson, 91, of 13505 SE River Road, member of the pioneer Walling family which held land claims in Lake Oswego and Salem, died Friday at a local nursing home.  Miss Johnson was a member of Central Bible Church.  Survivors include a cousin, Mrs. Gertrude Stewart, Lake Oswego.  Graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lincoln Memorial Park, with interment there.  (Portland Oregonian, May 11, 1968)

JOHNSON -- At the family residence, 571 East Ash, Nov. 30, Stella Walling Johnson, wife of Walter Johnson, mother of Eva and Elva Johnson, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jesse D. Walling.  Funerals services will be held Thursday, Dec. 4, at 2 P.M. from the conservatory chapel of F.S. Dunning, Inc., 414 East Alder.  Friends invited.  (Portland Oregonian, December 2, 1919)

KAYS, KATHERINE (VAN BLARCOM), on June 30, 1962, of 97 Main Street, Newton, N.J., widow of the Honorable Henry T. Kays, survived by two nieces, Mrs. Ralph Inslee of Newton, N.J., Mrs. Percy H. Ballantine of Andover, N.J., and two nephews, Joseph R. Van Blarcom of Chatham, N.J. and Thomas Inslee of Newton, N.J. Services Mon., July 2, at Christ Episcopal Church, Newtown, N.J. at 3 p.m. Interment, Newton Cemetery. (New York Times, July 1, 1962)
Port Jervis, Feb. 17 -- Mrs. Jennie Van Sickle, wife of Earl W. Kellam, died Sunday of pneumonia.  She was 30 years of age.  Deceased was born in Port Jervis and was the daughter of Emmett Van Sickle and Charlotte A. Boyd Mrs. Jessie Kaselitz of Middletown is a sister.  (Orange County Times-Press, February 20, 1920)

Kemble, John R., Sr., in Oakland, November 16, 1937, beloved husband of Catherine E. Kemble: father of John Kemble, Jr. and Kenneth Kemble: son of Mrs. Daisey Hawley: brother of Mrs. Dorothy Travaglio of Sacramento.  A native of Redding, aged 61 years.  Friends are respectfully invited to attend funeral services Tuesday, November 19, at 8:30 a.m., from the Fruitvale Chapel of the Clarence N. Cooper Mortuaries, 1850 Fruitvale Avenue.  Thence to Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 4925 Park Boulevard, where a Requiem Mass will be offered for the repose of his soul, commencing at 9 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Hayward.  Recitation of the Rosary, Monday 8 p.m. (Phone Kellogg 3-4114).  Parking area adjacent to the chapel.  (Oakland Tribune, November 17, 1957)

Marguerite ''Marge'' [Govan] Kemble of Bothell died April 1, 2001, at her home. She was 91.  Mrs. Kemble was born March 18, 1910, in Dungeness and was a 1929 graduate of Bothell High School. In 1931 she married William D. Kemble Jr. in Seattle.  Mrs. Kemble worked as a nanny for three families. She enjoyed gardening, taking hunting and fishing trips with her husband, volunteering at Evergreen Hospital, playing golf, playing the organ and taking long walks in Kirkland, where she lived for 23 years.  She was known as a kind person who loved children.  Survivors include her son William D. Kemble of Snohomish, her sister Alice Beckstrom of Bothell and one grandchild. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at Holy Family Church, 7355 120th Ave. N.E. in Kirkland. Burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery, 2020 Mountain View Drive in Auburn.  Remembrances may be made to Evergreen Hospice, 12910 Totem Lake Blvd. N.E., No. 200, Kirkland, WA 98034.  Green's Kirkland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  (Eastside Journal, April 7, 2001)

Michael R. Kemble, a widely known lawyer of Hamburgh, N.J., died Sunday, aged 70 years.  (Middletown Daily Times, December 27, 1893)

Mrs. Lena L. Kenny, 66, of Crooksville died at 8:55 p.m. Saturday (March 11) at Good Samaritan Hospital where she was a patient eight weeks.  She was born in Crooksville, Jan. 20, 1901, daughter of Lloyd and Maude Shaner Printz.  She was an employee of Good Samaritan Hospital and retired in 1965.  She was a member of Crooksville Methodist Church and its Honor Circle.  Surviving are two sons, William and Lloyd Kenny, both of Crooksville; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.  The body was taken to Crooksville Chapel of Cannon and Cannon Funeral Home where services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. Earse Mauler officiating.  Burial will be in Crooksville Cemetery.  (Zanesville Times-Record, March 13, 1967)

Crooksville -- Lloyd Z. Kenny, 45, of Crooksville, died of an apparent heart attack at 12:30 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 1).  Born in Crooksville, Dec. 17, 1923, he was a son of Carl and Lena Printz Kenny.  He was a laboratory technician for Peabody Coal Co. near New Lexington for 18 years, was a member of Crooksville Methodist Church and was a veteran of World War II.  Surving are his widow, the former Ruth Irene Prout; two daughters, Anne and Kaye of the home; four sons, Tim, Mark, both of the home, David of Columbus and Darron of LaGuardia Air Force Base, N.J.; a brother, William of Crooksville; and a grandchild.  Friends may call at Fred L. Cannon and sons in Crooksville.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with Rev. Earse Mauler officiating.  Burial will be in Crooksville Cemetery.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, February 2, 1969)

Teresa A. Kenny, 76, of Mundelein, Ill. died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at her residence. She was born Nov. 24, 1927, in Allen County, Ind. Surviving are her children, Kathyleen (Butch) Richard of Savannah, Ga., Patrick (Debra) Kenny of Antioch, Ill., Robert Kenny of Mundelein, Timothy Lee Kenny of Libertyville, John (Olga) Kenny of Hainsville, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; her sister, Mary (Tip) Akers of Florida; her brothers, Howard (Maxine) Rorick of Fort Wayne, Herman (Sherry) Rorick of New Haven and Norman (Phylis) Rorick of Decatur. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene in 1984. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Saturday at Santa Maria del Popola (big church). Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Kristin Funeral Home, 219 W. Maple Road (Rt. 176) Mundelein, (847) 566-8020. Interment follows Mass in Ascension Cemetery.  (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, December 31, 2003)

Rosemary Kilduff, 74, a veteran Capitol Hill staffer who retired in 1977 as office manager for Sen. Vance Hartke (D-Ind.), died Oct. 5 of complications of cancer at her home in Beattyville, Ky. Mrs. Kilduff was born in Lexington, Ky., and she attended Berea College.  She came to Washington in the autumn of 1945 to work in the State Department's passport office. She remained there until 1951, when she joined the Capitol Hill staff of Sen. Earle C. Clements (D-Ky.), who had resigned as governor of Kentucky when he was elected to the Senate.  Later she worked briefly for Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey, then joined Hartke's staff on his election to the Senate in 1958. She remained with Hartke through his three terms in the Senate, then returned to Kentucky after he was defeated for reelection to a fourth term.  Her first husband, Mark Rorick, died in 1963.  Survivors include her husband, Malcolm M. Kilduff, an assistant White House press secretary in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, of Beattyville; and three stepchildren, Michael M. Kilduff and Jeffrey W. Kilduff, both of Washington, and Bonnie Kilduff Martin of Fairfax.  (Washington Post, October 8, 1998)

KIMZEY -- Mrs. SSarah Myrtle Walling Kimzey, wife of John B. Kimzey of Caldwell and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Walling of this city, died in Caldwell Tuesday from the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain, following a long illness from pneumonia.  She was 19 years, 11 months and 5 days old, and had been married about two years.  The remains will be brought to Boise this morning and the funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock from the home of her parents on Warm Springs avenue.  (Idaho Statesman, March 8, 1905)

KLINGER, MARJORIE ANN "MARNEY" Age 78, of McKinney, Texas passed away Saturday, April 21, 2007 in Allen, Texas. She was born October 3, 1928 in Adrian, Michigan to Harry White and Helen (Rorick) Lundahl. On January 20, 1951 Marney married Robert Rex Klinger in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Mrs. Klinger was a homemaker who enjoyed painting, gardening, bridge and fishing. She was also a member of Sulphur Springs Presbyterian Church, Sulphur Springs, Texas. She is survived by her husband, Robert R. Klinger of McKinney, Texas; sons, James Klinger and his wife Patricia of Tyler, Texas and, Thomas Klinger of Houston, Texas; daughters, Kathy Chambliss and her husband Dennis of McKinney, Texas and Marjorie Duncan and her husband John of Norman, Oklahoma; 4 grandchildren, Carrie Ann Gamble, William Robert Klinger, Amanda Jean Klinger and, Adriana Marie Klinger; great granddaughter, Victoria Grace Klinger; sister, Mary Phillips and her husband Don of California; and numerous other loving family and friends. Preceding her in death were her parents and brother, John Lundahl. (Dallas Morning News, April 23, 2007)

Charles L. Lacy, 82, of Roseville, a retired coal miner and employee of Brush Pottery, died at 3:40 p.m. Friday in Good Samaritan Medical Center where he had been a patient 10 days.  He was born Jan. 19, 1892, at Rehoboth in Perry County.  Mr. Lacy was a member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge.  Survivors include three sons, Charles Jr., of Crooksville Route 2, Robert of 259 Oakland avenue and Donald of Columbus; a daughter, Mrs. Victor (Dorothy) Duff of Roseville; 14 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.  Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at Roseville Chapel of Cannon and Cannon Funeral Home where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday.  Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, April 27, 1974)

Roseville, O. -- Mrs. Clara Lacy, 64, wife of Charles Lacy, Sr., died suddenly Monday afternoon at her home on Franklin Ave., Roseville.  Mrs. Lacy had been in her usual health but was found dead by her husband when he returned home from work.  A lifelong resident of Roseville, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Leota Search Armstrong, early residents of Roseville.  She was a member of the St. Paul Methodist Church here.  Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons, Charles, Jr. of 423 McKinley Ave., Crooksville; Robert of McConnellsville and Donald of Columbus; one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Duff of Roseville; one sister, Mrs. Julia Hartley of Crooksville; two brothers, A.B. Armstrong of Columbus and Joe Armstrong of Norfolk, Va.; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  The body was taken to Cannon and Cannon Funeral Home at Roseville where services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Carl Ling officiating.  Burial will be made in Rose Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after noon on Wednesday.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, May 21, 1957)

J. Carvel Lange -- Of Greenwich, CT, died Thursday, February 12, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Palm Beach, FL. He was a notable industrial and financial economist. Born July 29, 1901, in Allenhurst, NJ, Mr. Lange attended Columbia undergraduate and law school. He was President of New York based Industrial Commodity Corp., whose principal business determined commodity purchasing policies for a number of large corporations as well as management of financial affairs for private estates and foreign governments. He served on the boards of many corporations and was co-chairman of the profits committee of Time Inc. Mr. Lange is survived by his wife Gloria Prudden Lange and her children, Caryn Cluett Gregg, Christina Gorham Cluett and David Grenfell Cluett, Jr., and three grandchidlren, Stephanie Powell Gregg, Robyn Prudden Gregg and James Duncan Gregg. He was predeceased by his son, Murray Stuart Lange. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Hospital, Palm Beach, or Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT. A memorial service will be at 11 AM, February 16, 1998, at Bethesda-By-The-Sea Episcopal Church, Palm Beach, FL.  (New York Times, February 15, 1998)

In failing health for some time, Mrs. Nina M. Lawrence, 39, of 53 E. Stevens St., wife of Donald Lawrence, died at 3:42 p.m. Saturday in Newark Hospital.  Mrs. Lawrence, a resident of Newark 19 years, formerly of Crooksville, was admitted to Newark Hospital Jan. 5 and underwent surgery Jan. 7. Since then her condition had been regarded as serious.   The daughter of Asa H., Sr., and Faye (Allen) Brown, she was born April 18, 1918, in Crooksville.  Her husband survives; also two daughters, Mrs. Richard Kincaid of Newark and Jo Ann Lawrence of the home; one son George H. Lawrence also of the home; also a grandson; her parents of Crooksville; two sisters, Mrs. Kenneth H. Teagarden of Zanesville and Mrs. Ernest G. Chesser of Newark; four brothers, Charles G. Brown of Zanesville, Dean of Crooksville, Marvin N. of Newark, and Asa H. Brown, Jr., U.S. Army, Ft. Gordon, Ga.  Two brothers are deceased.  She was a member of the EUB Church of Crooksville.  The body is at Criss Brothers Funeral Home where services will be held in the chapel at 1 p.m. Tuesday.  The Rev. W.H. Long will officiate and burial will be made in Fairfield Cemetery.  (Newark Advocate, January 13, 1958)

Last rites for Nina M. Lawrence, 40, of Newark, will be held today at 1 p.m. in the Criss Brothers funeral home in Newark.  Burial will be in Fairfield cemetery.  Mrs. Lawrence, a former Crooksville resident, died Saturday in Newark City hospital after a two weeks' illness.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, January 14, 1958)

Frank M. Linderman, husband of Rose W. and brother of Harry J.  Funeral Monday, at 10 a.m., from late residence, 4260 Hazel-av., to St. Mary of the Lake church, where solemn requiem mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Interment St. Joseph cemetery, Cincinnati, O.  (Chicago Daily Tribune, October 27, 1935)

On Monday, November 12, 1962, at his residence, 2129 Florida ave., n.w., Allyn C. Loosley, beloved husband of Josephine B. Loosley, brother of Mrs. Ruth L. Ansberry and Richard Loosley, both of Berkeley, Calif.  Services at the S.H. Hines Co. Funeral Home, 2901 14th st., n.w., on Wednesday, November 14th at 8 p.m. (parking facilities). Interment Berkeley, Calif.  The family suggests that expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of a contribution to the American Cancer Society or the Heart Association of D.C.  (Washington Post, November 14, 1962)

Helen Loosley, Malin, Or., died Thursday at Klamath Falls. She was a former Sterling resident. Funeral services will be held in Malin Saturday. Mrs. Loosley was born Mrach 15, 1898, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Zbinden. Survivors include her husband, Merle, one son, John, Roseburg, Ore., one daughter, Dorothy and one brother, Otto Zbinden. (Sterling-Rock Falls Daily Gazette, September 6, 1974)

DEATH OF JOHN LOOSLEY. From the Klamath Falls Republican. It is reported that John Loosley, an old settler and highly respected resident of this county, died at his home at Ft. Klamath last Saturday, of heart trouble, with which he had been a long sufferer. He came to Klamath County from McMinnville, Or., in ‘72. He leaves a wife and seven sons and three daughters. The sons are George, Fred, Philip, Bird, Ben and Marion Loosley, of Ft. Klamath, Milan Loosley, who is in Alaska, and the daughters, Mrs. Jno. Smart, Mrs. Oscar Bunch, of Ft. Klamath, and Mrs. Geo. Nutley, of Tacoma, Wash. The funeral took place Sunday. (Medford Mail, December 7, 1900)

KLAMATH FALLS, Or., June 11. -- (Special.) -- In the death of Lucy Walling Loosley, recently at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Smart, near Fort Klamath, one of the Oregon pioneers of 1847 passed to her reward.  She was born at Muscatine, Ia., May 22, 1824, and was a daughter of J.B. Walling, who removed to Oregon with his family and located on a donation land claim near Amity, Yamhill County.  "Grandma Loosley," as she was familiarly known to many people in recent years, was married to John Loosley, a native of England, who had migrated to Oregon and located near McMinnville in 1854.  John Loosley was a miller by trade.  In 1872 he migrated with his family to Wood River Valley and assisted in constructing the first mill east of the mountains in Southern Oregon at Klamath Agency.  Twelve children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Loosley, seven sons and five daughters, ten of whom survive.  Thirty-one grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren are living.  (Portland Oregonian, June 12, 1912)

Nellie Loosley, of Klamath County, who has been ill with pneumonia at St. Mary's academy, died on Wednesday, February 5, and was buried the following day in the Jacksonville cemetery. (Medford Mail, February 14, 1902)

Mrs. Phillip Loosley [Nancy Brown], died at her home December 5 at 1:30 p.m. Interment took place December 6 at 12 p.m. A short funeral service being conducted at the grave  by Rev. W.B. Calame. Mrs. Loosley was born June 6, 1866 being aged at the time of her death 35 years 6 months and 2 days. She was married to Phillip Loosley, October 31, 1887. Five children were born to them; Earl T. oldest being 13 years, Ada 11, Nellie 9, Horace 6 and Mary 2. Mrs. Loosley had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for a number of years her membership being in the Fort Klamath church at the time of her death. The many friends of the family extend to the bereaved husband and children their sympathy at this time of sorrow.  (Klamath Republic, December 12, 1901)

The two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Low, who has been sick for over a week, died last evening at the American House.  Mr. and Mrs. Low started last week on a trip to Fort Klamath, and when they reached this city the baby was taken sick and they were compelled to stop here.  The baby has been at the hotel under a doctor’s care ever since.  The funeral was held at 5 o’clock this afternoon from Whitlock’s undertaking parlors.  Interment was made at the Klamath Falls cemetery.   (Klamath Falls Evening Herald, September 5, 1908)

Marion -- Theodoore Mackrell, superintendent of the Marion division of the Erie railroad, died at his home in Huntington, Ind.  (Sandusky Star-Journal, July 26, 1916)

SERVICES FRIDAY FOR MR. MACKRELL -- The body of Erie Superintendent Theodore Mackrell, of Huntington, Indiana, was taken to Warwick today, where the services will take place at 10 o'clock on Friday morning in charge of Delaware Commandery No. 44, Knights Templar, of Port Jervis.  At Huntington, by order of the Board of Public Works, the flag on the City Hall will fly at half mast for three days in accordance with the resolution adopted by the Board which stated that, "the city of Huntington appreciates that the entire community has sustained a severe loss and that in recognition of the universal respect in which Mr. Mackrell was held that the flag on the City Hall be placed at half mast."  (Middletown Times Press, July 27, 1916)

FUNERAL FRIDAY OF MR. MACKRELL -- Friday morning at 10 o'clock the burial of Erie Superintendent Theodore Mackrell took place at Warwick in the Warwick cemetery.  It was in charge of the Masonic fraternity, Delaware Commandery No. 44, Knights Templar of Port Jervis, of which he was a past commander, acting as escort to honor the body in its transfer to the grave.  The funeral services were held at Huntington, Ind., where Mr. Mackrell had been living a number of years.  Mrs. Sarah Mackrell, his mother, his sister, Mrs. C.J. Quackenbush, of Newburgh, were in attendance at the committal services.  By order of the Erie railroad management, the flags on the railroad stations of the section over which he was superintendent were displayed at half mast until the burial at Warwick had been made.  Flags at Huntington, where he lived, were also placed at half mast for three days by action of the City Council.  (Middletown Times Press, July 29, 1916)

Mrs. Theodore Margarum [Isabel Whitaker] died at the Margarum homestead, in Sussex, N.J., last Saturday afternoon. She was about 75 years of age. The deceased is survived by one son, Ford Margarum, president of the Sussex National Bank, and a daughter, Mrs. H.J. Harp, also of Sussex. (Middletown Times Press, May 4, 1917)

Delbert E. Mason, 64, of 383 Eddy St, lineman in the employ of the Ohio Power Co., the past 25 years, died at 1:45 a.m. Sunday in Newark Hospital.  He was taken ill last November and underwent surgery Jan. 16 and was admitted to the hospital again July 4.  Born Aug. 13, 1891, in Licking County in the Claylick vicinity, he was the son of the late Jesse S. and Leota B. (McCracken) Mason.  A graduate of Etna High School, he had lived in Newark 45 years.  A member of the First Presbyterian Church, he was also a member of Acme Lodge, F&AM; past chancellor of Roland Lodge, Knights of Pythias, and a member of the K. of P. Bank, 25 years.  He was also past financial secretary of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local No. 891, past financial secretary of the Musicians Protective Association and life member of the local organization; also a member of the Ohio Power Veterans Association.  Surviving are his widow, Helen B. McIntosh, whom he married Aug. 1, 1914; a daughter, Mrs. Lester C. Lothes of Zanesville; three grandchildren; one brother, Merrell D. Mason of Amsterdam; one sister, Mrs. Russell Loar of New Cumberland, W. Va., a sister is deceased.  The body is at Criss Brothers Funeral Home where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel.  The Rev. D.E. Hoyt Kerr Jr., will officiate and burial will be made in Wilson Cemetery.  (Newark Advocate, July 16, 1956)

Mrs. Helen B. Mason, of 383 Eddy St., widow of Delbert E. Mason, died at 7:05 a.m. Wednesday in Newark Hospital.  She had been in failing health the past year and was admitted to the hospital March 24.  The daughter of the late Xenophen Fernando and Elma Victoria (Todd) McIntosh, she was born Feb. 10, 1895, in Lima Township, Licking County.  Her husband preceded her in death less than a year ago on July 13, 1956, and surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Lester C. Lothes of Zanesville; also three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two brothers, Ross Milton McIntosh and S.F. McIntosh, both of Newark.  A sister is deceased.  A member of the First Presbyterian Church, Mrs. Mason was also a member of the Pythian Sisters, Eastern Star, WBA, and the Golden Rule Circle, Kings Daughters.  The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the chapel in Criss Brothers Funeral Home, the Rev. D.E. Hoyt Kerr conducting the service.  Burial will be made in Wilson Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Thursday.  (Newark Advocate, May 22, 1957)

Madras resident Morris Bernard Franklin McCoy, died on Feb. 9, 2007 at Ashley Manor in Madras. He was 74.  Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15, at Juniper Haven Cemetery. His son Mike McCoy will be officiating.  Morris was born in Lincoln, Neb., on Jan. 20, 1933, to Harry Jennings and Lela Nevada (Edmison) McCoy. He moved to Prineville in 1942 with his family. He later moved to Cambridge, Idaho. He graduated from Cambridge High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army for two years.  He married Mary Louise Wilson in Cambridge, Idaho on July 10, 1954. They later divorced. Morris worked as a heavy equipment mechanic at the Unity Sawmill for many years, later he owned and operated a dairy in Cambridge, Idaho.  He enjoyed horses, his work and loved spending time socializing with family and friends. He moved to Ashley Manor in Madras in 2000, there he became very well liked by all the staff and other residents during the last 6 1/2 years.  Morris is survived by his sons, Marvin J. and his wife Tammie McCoy, Mike and his wife Linda McCoy, all of Madras, Jack and his wife Rannah of Sulpher Springs, Texas; daughter, Marilyn and her husband Gene Cruson of Henderson Nev.; brothers, Marvin K., Mel and Martin McCoy all of Prineville, and Myron McCoy of Portland; sisters, Mary Jane Puddy, and Marvis Reynolds both of Prineville; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.    He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and three sisters.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Prineville Funeral Home.  (Madras Pioneer, February 15, 2007)

At his late residence, 405 Skidmore st., May 15, Emmett V. McGrew, age 45 years.  Remains at Larch's Undertaking Parlors, E. 6th and Alder st.  Funeral notice later.  (Portland Oregonian, May 16, 1903) 

Milwaukie, Or., May 17. -- (Special) -- Emmett V. McGrew, formerly a resident of this place, died in Portland Friday at 45 years of age.  He was a member of Milwaukie Camp, Woodmen of the World, and a widower.  The funeral will be held at Portland Crematorium Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock.  This camp will attend the services.  (Portland Oregonian, May 18, 1903)

Miss Florence J. McGrew, youngest daughter of John W. McGrew, pioneer merchant of Perrydale, Ore., died at Vancouver, Wash., February 26.  Miss McGrew was employed as superintendent of the operating department of the Vancouver woolen mills and was taken ill suddenly while at work Saturday.  She died of pneumonia early Sunday morning.  Surviving are her father, a brother, C.A. McGrew of Talent, Ore., and two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Bruier [sic] of Talent and Mrs. Jessie E. Ball of Portland.  (Portland Oregonian, March 5, 1922)

Funeral services for Mrs. Alma V. McIntosh, who died Thursday, will be held Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock in the home, 142 South Second street.  Rev. F.M. Pitkin will officiate and burial will be made in Reynoldsburg cemetery.  (Newark Advocate, May 10, 1930)

Services for M. Ross McIntosh, 81, formerly of 704 Maple Ave., will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Criss Brothers Funeral Home, with the Rev. A.D. Barham officiating.  Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery.  Mr. McIntosh died Saturday evening in Licking Hospital.  He was born May 17, 1889 in Lima Twp.  He had been a patient in the Newark Convalescent and Nursing Home.  Mr. McIntosh was a concessionaire at the Licking County Court House for 25 years.  He was a member of the Eagles Lodge and Licking County Braille Club. Surviving is a brother, S.F. McIntosh of Newark. His wife, Amanda B. Crosby McIntosh, died in 1964. Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.  (Newark Advocate, May 17, 1971)

Services for Sereno F. McIntosh, 65, of 315 Pierson Blvd., will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Criss Brothers' Chapel, with the Rev. John D. Crane officiating.  Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery.  Mr. McIntosh died Sunday morning in his home.  He was born September 19, 1907, in Newark to Zenophen and Alma Todd McIntosh.  He retired in 1972 as a millwright for St. Regis Paper Co.  Surviving are his wife, Edith Smith McIntosh; one son, Lewis, and one daughter, Mrs. Ellen [sic] Gordon, both of Newark; and three grandchildren.  The family will be present 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tonight and Tuesday.  (Newark Advocate, August 19, 1974)

The name of Mrs. Helen Gordon was misspelled by the writer of the obituary of her father, Sereno F. McIntosh, in Monday's paper.  (Newark Advocate, August 20, 1974)

Xenophen McIntosh, aged 53 years, died at his home, 144 South Second street Wednesday at noon.  Death resulted from an illness of paralysis of the brain.  Mr. McIntosh had been engaged as a carpenter for a number of years.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alma McIntoch [sic], two daughters, Mrs. Emma Fleming of Newark, Mrs. Helen Mason of Gratiot, and two sons, Ross and Sereno of Newark.  He is also survived by his mother, Mrs. David McIntosh of Newark, six brothers and three sisters.  A short funeral service will be held at the house 10:00 a.m. Friday and the body will be taken to Summit Station for funeral services and burial at the Silent Home cemetery, Reynoldsburg.  (Newark Advocate, November 30, 1916)

Cornelia Miller, 25, wife of Norman W. Miller, 1562 Miller street, died September 26. Survived by her husband, a son, Richard, four years old; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Weller Hutchinson, of Hebo; and a sister at Hebo. Funeral services will be held in the Terwilliger funeral home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. (Oregon Statesman, September 28, 1929)

MILLICAN -- At Troutdale, May 10, John Millican, aged 73 years.  Funeral services will be held tomorrow (Tuesday), May 12, at 11 A.M. at the chapel of Miller & Tracey.  (Portland Oregonian, May 12, 1919)
Recitation of the rosary followed by a funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Milwaukie for Rose Mary Millican of Milwaukie, who died Aug. 7 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at age 84.   Rose Mary Rothenfluch was born Feb. 20, 1924, in Portland, and raised in Milwaukie. She graduated from St. John the Baptist Catholic School and was a homemaker. In 1944, she married Raymond Millican; he died in 1988.  Survivors include her daughters, Kathleen Duval, Marie Mueller and Laura Roast; sons, Dennis and Douglas; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  Remembrances to the American Heart Association. Arrangements by Wilhelm's Portland Memorial.  (Portland Oregonian, August 8, 2008)

John E. Minke, age 81, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2004 at his home in Reno.  John was born January 7, 1923 in Eaton, OH and grew up in Lewisberg, OH. He served as an officer in the US Marine Corps in the Pacific during WWII. He married June McKinley on March 28, 1947. John was a graduate of Ohio State University with a bachelors degree in Accounting.  John is survived by June McKinley Minke, his wife of 56 years; sister Donna Probonic of Pompano Beach, FL; son T. Scott (Marilyn) Minke of Reno; daughter Barbara Minke of Reno; and granddaughters Kristen Minke of Seattle, WA, and Alyssa (Neil) Porsch McLaughlin of Stockton, CA.  Services are scheduled for Saturday, February 28, 2004 at 3:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 4895 McCarran Blvd., Reno. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial donations to Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Ross Burke & Knoble is handling arrangements.  (Reno Gazette-Journal, February 28, 2004)

MOTLEY.  Emerson H. "Bud" Motley, age 84, of Westerville, Sunday, April 8, 2001 at St. Ann's Hospital. Owner of Motley's Garage in Clintonville. Member of Neocacia Lodge 595 F & AM of Columbus, American Legion Post 82 of Columbus. U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survived by loving wife of 63 years, Eileen V.; children, Nancy (Marvin) Murphy of Westerville, Norma (Steven) Dennis of Marietta, Oh., Emerson Michael Motley (Neva Kraatz) of Reynoldsburg, Susan (Wendell) Faris of Westerville; grandchildren, Douglas Murphy, Angela Hunt, Gregory Murphy, Stephanie Dennis, Cyndi Huntzinger, Michael Timothy Motley, Londi Strausbaugh, Randi Motley, Brian and Melissa Faris; 7 great-grandchildren; sister, Alberta DePew of Florida; brother, Jack Connell of Worthington; many other close family and friends in this area and in Texas. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 East Schrock Road, Westerville, Tuesday 7-9 p.m., where service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2001. Rev. Harold Steindam and Rev. Steven Dennis officiating. Interment Pioneer Cemetery. (Columbus Dispatch, April 11, 2001)

Washington, November 13 (AP) -- The House of Representatives today designated representatives Homer D. Angell, Harris Ellsworth and Lowell Stockman, all Republicans, of Oregon, and Senator Mike Mansfield, Democrat, of Montana, to represent it at a funeral service for Representative James W. Mott, Republican, of Oregon, who died yesterday at the age of 82.  (New York Times, November 14, 1945)

Decatur, Ill., Oct. 7 (AP) -- Lucien W. Mueller, 58, industrialist, died yesterday after an eight week illness.  He was chairman of the board of the Mueller company, a valve manufacturing firm founded by his grandfather.  (Chicago Tribune, October 8, 1953)

Funeral services will be held at 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon for William (Bill) Mueller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lucien W. Mueller, in the Mueller home in 1680 West Main street.  Rev. E.W. Clippenger of the First Presbyterian church will officiate, and burial will be in Fairlawn cemetery.  The body will be removed Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock from the Dawson & Wickoff funeral home to the residence.  (Decatur Review, July 14, 1931)
Douglas John Mulhern, 47, of 13805 Rancherous Drive, died in a local hospital Monday.  A native of Detroit, Mich., he was born Nov. 11, 1925.  Mulhern attended schools in Detroit and came ot Reno in 1970.  He was the purchasing agent for the Guardian Manufacturing Co.  He was a veteran of World War II.  Surviving are his widow, Georgia of Reno; children Susan Mulhern of Stead, Nancy Mulhern of Sparks, Kevin of Ft. Polk, La., and Mary Anne, Brian, Meghan, Jack and Allan Muhlern, all of Reno, and brothers Gordon, Clyde and Donald and sister Jacquelin Muhlern, all of Detroit.  Recitation of the Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Ross, Burke and Knobel Mortuary.  Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Church of the Little Flower.  Burial will be at Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery.  (Nevada State Journal, August 15, 1973)

MULLANY -- Mrs. CCharles Mullany, aged 48 years, died at the family residence, 723 Ada street, last night at midnight, diabetes being the cause of death.  She is survived by a husband, four children, father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. George Turner; one brother, George Turner, jr., and two sisters, Mrs. Bert Yokey and Mrs. Perry Sines of Hadley.  Her family were all the bedside when the summons came with the exception of one son, Walter Wilhite.  No arrangements have been made for the funeral.  (Idaho Statesman, March 20, 1914)

MULLANY -- The funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth A. Mullany, wife of Charles Mullany, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Saturday, from Schreiber & Sidenfaden's chapel.  Elder Dart of the Seventh Day Adventist Church will officiate and interment will be at Morris Hill.  A special car will convey friends to the cemetery.  (Idaho Statesman, March 21, 1914)

James Mullany, a pioneer of this state and a former resident of Boise, died at his home in Glenn's Ferry yesterday from dropsy after a lingering illness.  The remains will be brought to Boise for interment.  The funeral will held tomorrow at 6:30 p.m., under the auspices of the Odd Fellows from Odd Fellows' hall on Eight street.  The deaceased, who was 72 years of age, came to Boise in 1860.  Later on he built a home here, having been the owner of the half block facing on Fifth street and between State and Washington.  He was for a time Boise agent of Cutler & Westerfields Idaho-Nevada express.  Later he engaged in mining and packing.  He held several political positions, having been at one time internal revenue collector and more recently postmaster at Glenn's Ferry, which position he held at the time of his death.  (Idaho Statesman, May 26, 1904)

The remains of the late James Mullany were brought here from Glenn's Ferry yesterday.  They were accompanied by Mrs. Mullany, her daughter, Mrs. Burkly [sic], and her sons Charles and William, the other son, James, having come on ahead.  F.R. Vincent and Harry Knox also accompanied the body as representatives of Glenn's Ferry lodge No. 80, I.O.O.F., of which deceased was a member.  The body was met here by a delegation of local Odd Fellows, who will take charge of the funeral, which will occur at 4 o'clock this afternoon from Odd Fellows' hall.  (Idaho Statesman, May 27, 1904)

All members of Ada lodge No. 3, I.O.O.F., are requested to meet in the hall at 4:30 this afternoon, for the purpose of participating in the funeral exercises of Brother Past Grand James Mullaney, late a member of  Glenn's Ferry lodge No. 80, I.O.O.F., jurisdiction of Idaho.  (Idaho Statesman, May 27, 1904)
Silver City, Jan. 4. -- Robert Nichols and John [sic -- Jerome] Mullaney, two car men at the Blaine tunnel, were killed in a snow slide about 7:30 last night.  They started to go down town on their snow shoes from the Trade Dollar mine.  They were missed last night but their friends thought they might be in town and search was not commenced until late.  This morning the bodies of both were found buried in about  4 feet of hard snow.  Both were single.  Mullaney's parents reside at Glenn's Ferry.  (Idaho Statesman, January 5, 1895)

The remains of Jerome Mullaney, who was killed in a snow slide at Silver City last Thursday, have been brought to this city.  The funeral will be held from the residence of J.B. Walling, on Warm Springs avenue, at 2 o'clock this afternoon.  (Idaho Statesman, January 6, 1895)

Salem, Or., Oct.2 -- (Special) -- Albert J. Newsom, who fell Thursday from the base of the dome at the State House to the third floor, crushing his skull, died this morning at the Salem Hospital as a resul of his injuries.  He was 25 years old and was survived by a wife, parents and other other relatives.  The body was taken to Portland for cremation.  The deceased was born in Portland and comes of a pioneer family.  (Portland Oregonian, October 3, 1909)

NEWSOM -- The funeral of Albert J. Newsom will be held at the Crametorium [sic], today (Sunday), at 3 P.M. Friends invited.  (Portland Oregonian, October 3, 1909)

NEWSOM – In this city April 18, Mary Walling Newsom, late of 716 S.E. 20th ave., mother of David E., Ira E. and Lewis W. of Bonneville; grandmother of Gayle Newsom of Bonneville; sister of E.W. Walling.  Member of Multnomah Chapter, D.A.R.; West Side Lavender Club; Over the Top post No. 81, V.F.W.  Friends are invited to attend funeral services today (Tuesday) at 1:30 P.M., at the Conservatory Chapel of A.J. Rose & Son, S.E. 6th and Alder.  Interment private.  (Portland Oregonian, April 20, 1937)

Captain William E. Newsom, owner of the steamer Iralda, and for 40 years one of the well-known navigators of the Columbia River, died Friday night in Los Angeles, where he had recently gone for his health.  He had made his home at 202 Hazelfern place, in Laurelhurst, and was spending the winter in the south.  The captain is survived by his widow, Mary Walling Newsom, and by three sons, David E. of Portland, Ira E. of Rainier, and Lewis, who is in Chile.  The body will reach Portland Monday night and funeral arrangements will be announced later.  (Portland Oregonian, January 18, 1920)

Miss Alice Northrup, a life resident of Mt. Salem, Sussex County, N.J., died there last night after a [unclear] illness.  She was born there February second 1855, one of nine children of James Rutherford Northrup and wife, Catherine Middaugh.  All of her brothers and sisters are dead.  Miss Northrup's grandparents were Thomas Northrup and Lydia Doyle, the original owners of the homestead where she made her home [unclear].  Thomas Northrup was one of the soldiers in the Sussex Regiment in the War of 1812.  Her great-grandparents James Northrup and wife, Sarah, were said to be the pioneer settles of Mt. Salem.  She has many relatives in Wantage township, Middletown, Jeffersonville, Port Jervis, Otsego, and points west.  Funeral services will be held at the residence in Mt. Salem, N.J., at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.  Interment will be in Mt. Salem Cemetery just west of Unionville.  (Middletown Times Herald, November 17, 1937)

Mount Salem:  Mrs. Catharine Middaugh, wife of James R. Northrup, died at her home near this village, Saturday last, at 2:45 p.m., after a short illness of pneumonia, aged seventy-six years, three months, and eleven days.  She is survived by her husband who has been an invalid for seven years and by a daughter, Alice, who has been a comfort and a support to her parents in their declining years; also by three sisters, Mrs. Clarissa Adams, who resides with her son George B. Adams in Middletown, Mrs. William Everett of this place and Mrs. George Swarts of Hemrod Corner, N.Y.  The funeral will be held at her home on Tuesday at 1 o'clock.  Pastor Edwards will officiate.  Interment in the family plot in the cemetery in this place. 
A precious one from us has gone
A voice we loved is stilled.
A place is vacant in our home
Which never can be filled.
God in His wisdom has recalled,
The boon His love has given.
And though the body moulders here,
The soul is safe in Heaven. 
(Middletown Daily Argus, April 14, 1897)

Funeral services for Frederick Northrup, former printer and Dutchess County Assemblyman who died yesterday at his home near Phillipsburg, will be held Sunday at two p.m. in the Hasbrouck Funeral Home.  Interment will be in Unionville.  (Middletown Times-Herald, March 17, 1939)

Miss Viola May Parrill, 74, of 509 Shinnick Cir., died at 7:36 a.m. Wednesday at Good Samaritan Medical Center where she had been a patient the past week. Born March 31, 1903 here, Miss Parrill had been a clerk and stenographer for the Ohio Department of Insurance before retiring about 10 years ago. Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Frank Barks of 1005 McIntire Ave., Mrs. Fred Lanning of 305 Durban Dr., and Mrs. Bennie Turner of 522 1/2 Fairbanks St. Private services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday at Bolan Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Park. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today. Contributions may be made to the sick. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, May 5, 1977)

Mr. Peter S. Passas, age 75, entered into rest on Monday afternoon, December 22, 2003 at Doctor's Hospital. A native of New York City, he had resided in the Augusta area since moving from Ridgefield, Conn. approximately nine years ago. Mr. Passas served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict, during which time he witnessed Nuclear Bomb testing and received his initial training as a professional photographer. During his career, he traveled worldwide, recording through the lens of a camera many dignitaries, including President Harry S. Truman, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and foreign royalty, movie stars, including Ernest Borgnine, Sophia Loren, Lauren Hutton, and countless others as well as sports figures, including Sam Snead, Mickey Mantle, Muhammad Ali, Magic Johnson and too many others to list. He was the Director and "Eye Behind the Lens" for numerous motion pictures sets, commercials, and documentaries. Mr. Passas received an Emmy Award in May of 1980 for his direction and participation in the making of a documentary on Franklin Roosevelt, His Last Years. He was a member of the International Guild of Photographers. He will be remembered by his family as an incredible cook and a thoughtful and loving husband, father, and grandfather who was adored by his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Ruth Passas; their daughter, Alexandria Passas, Centerport, Long Island; their son, Christopher Passas, Georgetown, Colo.; one brother, William Passas, Guilford, Conn.; grandchildren, Ariel Liebman, Ian Liebman, both of New Paltz, N.Y., Maxwell Passas, Elias Passas, and Ryan Ann Passas, all of Georgetown, Colo. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 27, 2003 in the Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Rd., Martinez. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.  (Augusta Chronicle, December 26, 2003)

PEASLEE – At the residence near Ryan Place, Or., July 3, Anna Walling Peaslee, aged 74 years, beloved mother of Mrs. Mildred Gilkey and Mrs. C.N. Frakes of Portland and Mrs. Lorriane Kell of Tacoma, Wash.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 6, at 2 p.m. at the residential chapel of Miller & Tracey at intersection of Washington and Morrison, 1 block beyond 20th. Private incineration Lincoln Memorial Park cemetery,  (Portland Oregonian, July 5, 1929)
Kimberly, Aug. 4 -- Mrs. Ellis Walling Pomeroy, 93, route one, Kimberly, pioneer resident of Twin Falls tract, died at 2 p.m. Saturday in Magic Valley Memorial hospital after a 10-day illness.  She was born March 28, 1863 in Salem, Ore., was the last survivor of 13 children of J.D. Walling, Oregon pioneer. She was married to Orange Stratton Pomeroy Feb. 17, 1889, in Portland, Ore.  They came to the Twin Falls tract in the first land drawing in 1905.  They settled permanently in Kimberly in 1910.  Mrs. Pomeroy was a member of the Kimberly Methodist church.  Surviving are three daughters, Mrs O. D. Tilley, route 2, Hansen; Mrs. Lester I. Bockstahler, Evanston, Ill., and Mrs. Carl R. Estenson, Tacoma, Wash.; two sons, Marcus A, Pomeroy, route 2, Hansen, and L.W. (Ted) Pomeroy, Middleton, seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Her husband preceded her in death Nov. 19, 1945. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Kimberly Methodist church with the Rev. O. Rex Lindemood officiating. Concluding services will be held In Sunset Memorlai park. Friends may call at Twin Falls mortuary from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until noon Tuesday.  (Twin Falls Times-News, August 5, 1956)

W. Byron Poore, 62-year-old contractor, died suddenly at his home in Greensboro on Wednesday of last week.  A native of Delaware, he had lived in Greensboro about 45 years.  Mr. Poore was a charter member of the Greensboro Volunteer Fire Co. and was fire chief for 17 years, a member of the Delmarva Firemen's Association, Red Men, the Eastern Shore Barracks of Veterans of World War I, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.  Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ethel Poore; a daughter, Mrs. Genevieve Dacier, of Hudson, Mass., three sisters, Mrs. Nola Sipple, of Greensboro; Mrs. Nellie Reid and Mrs. Lovinia Schneider, of Woodside, Del; and a brother, Paul Poore, of Upper Darby, Pa.  Funeral services were held from the home last Saturday, with interment in Greensboro Cemetery.  (Denton Journal, October 5, 1956)

We wish to thank our many friends for all the flowers and cards and acts of kindness shown us during our recent bereavement. -- Mrs. W. Byron Poore and Mrs. Genevieve Dacier.  (Denton Journal, October 12, 1956)

Edward Lee Porritt, owner and operator of the Porritt Dairy of Orion Township for more than 40 years, died suddenly April 15.  He was 68.  Funeral services were Monday afternoon from Goyette Funeral Home with Rev. James Balfour of Clarkston United Methodist Church officiating.  Burial was in Lakeview Cemetery.  Masonic graveside services were conducted by Clarkston Cedar Lodge No. 40.  He is survived by his wife, the former Gladys B. Jones; four daughters, Mrs. William (Mary) Radoye of Vienna, Va., Mrs. Robert (Elaine) Sharrock of Smyrna, Tenn., Mrs. John (Sally) Curry of Clarkston; and Mrs. Patrick Thompson of Clarkston; two sons, William of Fairview and Robert W. of Hazlet; his mother, Mrs. Winifred Porritt of Oxford; 23 grandchildren; and two brothers, Harvey of Barrego, Calif., and Marvin of Ortonville. The family suggested memorial contributions to the Michigan Heart Fund.  (Lake Orion Review, April 21, 1977)

PORRITT, REV. MARVIN G. of Ortonville; November 7; age 73; dear father of Loretta McCool and James Porritt of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Melvin Porritt and Dawn Holbrook of Pontiac; 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; brother of Harvey Porritt of California. Rev. Porritt was founder and former Pastor of the Pentecost Revival Church of Ortonville and was a retired carpenter. Funeral services 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 12 from the Clarkston United Methodist Church with Rev. Dennis Goodrow officiating. Internment in Seymour Lake Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Goyette Funeral Home from 3-5, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. (Oakland Press, November 11, 1986)

Funeral services for Mrs. Harriett [Search] Printz, wife of Augustus Printz, were conducted at the home here [Crooksville] Tuesday afternoon with Rev. C.A. Walter pastor of the local U.B. church officiating.  Interment was made at the Crooksville cemetery.  Cannon & Cannon were in charge of the arrangements.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, January 12, 1938)

CROOKSVILLE MAN DIES SUDDENLY.  Lloyd Printz, 71, prominent Crooksville grocer, dropped dead of a heart attack at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon while at work in his store.  He was a member of Crooksville Methodist church.  Surviving are his widow, Maude Shaner Printz; a daughter, Mrs. Lena Kenny of Crooksville; two great grandchildren [sic], William and Lloyd Kenny of Crooksville; two great grandchildren; four brothers, James, Arthur, Fred and Harvey Printz, all of Crooksville; and a sister, Mrs. Marion Wetzel of Columbus.  Funeral services will be held  at 2:30 o'clock  Friday afternoon at Cannon and Cannon funeral home, Crooksville, with Rev. Otto Wortman officiating.  Burial will be in Crooksville cemetery.  The body will be removed to the residence this afternoon from the funeral home.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, January 3, 1951)

DEATH CLAIMS MAUDE PRINTZ.  Crooksville, March 7 -- Mrs. Maude M. Printz, 73, widow of Lloyd Printz died at 1 o'clock yesterday at her home following a lingering illness.  Mrs. Printz was born Aug. 9, 1880 in Brice, O. and was the daughter of Eli and Mary Shaner Printz [sic].  She was a member of the Crooksville Methodist church and was a former clerk at the Souders drugstore in Crooksville.  Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Lena J. Kenny of Crooksville: two grandsons, William and Lloyd Kenny of Crooksville; four great grandchildren.  Services will be held at the Cannon and Cannon funeral home at 2 o'clock Tuesday with Rev. Roy Ballard officiating.  Burial will be in Crooksville cemetery.  Friends may call at the residence until time of the services when the body will be removed to the funeral home.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, March 8, 1954.

Diane Marie Prudden, of Dallas and formerly of Palm Beach, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008 in Dallas. She was 65.  Ms. Prudden was born June 24, 1942 to Mary Grace Davis Prudden and Paul Peter Prudden Jr. in Perrysberg, Ohio. She grew up in Palm Beach and attended Palm Beach Day School. She graduated from the Westover School and the University of Miami.  Ms. Prudden is survived by two brothers, Paul Peter Prudden III and his wife, Mona, and John Davis Prudden and his wife, Kristy; a sister, Alice Prudden Allick and her husband, Christopher; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.  A memorial service will be held in Ohio at a later date.  ontributions in Ms. Prudden's name may be made The Sagebrush Equine Training Center, 100 Let'er Buck Road, Hailey, Idaho 83333.  (Palm Beach Daily News, January 30, 2008)

Mary Grace (Davis) Prudden, 73, of Everglades Island, Palm Beach, FL, the widow of Paul P. Prudden, Jr., died in her home Thursday, January 3.  Born and raised in Toledo, she was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John F. Davis.  Mrs. Prudden graduated from Emma Willard School and Pine Manor College, Boston, MA.  She did volunteer work for the American Red Cross, United Appeal, Junior League of Toledo, The Garden Club of American, The Palm Beach Garden Club.  Mrs. Prudden was a member of Bethesda By The Sea Episcopal Church.  Her survivors include daughters Diane Prudden of Palm Beach, FL, Mrs. Alice Allic [sic] of Los Angeles, CA; sons Paul P. Prudden, III of Tulsa, OK, John D. Prudden, Wayzata, MN; 9 grandchildren and brother John O. Davis of Perrysburg, OH.  Graveside Memorial Services will be at 11 AM Wednesday, January 9 at Fort Meigs Cemetery, Perrysburg, OH.  Memorials may be given to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Northwest Ohio or The American Diabetes Assoc.  (Toledo Blade, January 8, 1991)

Mrs. Caddie Quackenbush, 91, died yesterday at her home, 3922 W 64th St., Inglewood, after a long illness.  She was born in Columbus, O., and had lived in the Los Angeles area for 47 years.  She leaves a brother, John Rorick of Inglewood.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the chapel of the Price-Daniel Mortuary, 11567 Santa Monica Blvd., West Los Angeles. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery.  (Los Angeles Times, August 17, 1960)

Marie L. Raymond, age 86, of Adrian, died July 13 in Bixby Medical Center, Adrian.  She and her husband lived in Bryan, OH, where they co-owned a car dealership from 1925-1947.  Their family owned and operated Raymond Auto Sales, the oldest Ford agency in Michigan established in 1911.  She married Russell Bryant Raymond on October 1, 1925 in Adrian and he preceded her in death August 28, 1970.  Her husband's father, Samuel W. Raymond, was a brother-in-law to Henry Ford.  She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Adrian and also the local DAR chapter there.  She is survived by her daughter Mrs. Paul (Kathryn) Houghton of Adrian; sons William Henry Raymond and Russell Rorick Raymond of Adrian; brother Alan Rorick of Cleveland, OH; and sister, Mrs. Alice Scott of Phoenix, AZ; 6 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren.  She was also preceded in death by a grandson, a brother and 2 sisters.  Visitation Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  Services Tuesday at 11 AM at Everiss-Wagley Funeral Home, Adrian, MI.  Burial in Oakwood Cemetery.  Memorials to the First Presbyterian Church.  (Toledo Blade, July 14, 1991)

John Tyssowski Roberts, 69, a retired Washington-based patent lawyer, died of complications of multiple system atrophy May 10 at his Chevy Chase home.  Mr. Roberts was born in Philadelphia and moved to Chevy Chase in 1945. He attended Landon School in Bethesda. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1957 and received a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1961.  He practiced law in the District with several firms before starting his own practice, specializing in patent law. He retired in 1999.  Mr. Roberts was a member of the Chevy Chase Club and the Metropolitan Club. He was a sailor and for two terms was fleet commodore of the Northeast Harbor Fleet on Mount Desert Island, Maine, where he had a summer home.  His wife of 37 years, Louise Stover Roberts, died in 1995.  Survivors include his wife of four years, Carol Owens Roberts of Chevy Chase; four children from his first marriage, John T. Roberts Jr. of Hillsborough, Calif., David R. Roberts of Potomac, Margaret Roberts Byrnes of Phoenix and Lucy Roberts Smiles of Washington; a sister; and 10 grandchildren. (Washington Post, May 12, 2005)

Louise Stover Roberts, 58, a landscape designer who was a past president and treasurer of the Garden Club of Chevy Chase, died of cancer April 19 at her home in Chevy Chase.  Mrs. Roberts was a freelance landscape design consultant. Earlier she had worked 11 years with Gustin Gardins in Gaithersburg.  She was born in New York City and grew up in Ardsley-on-Hudson, N.Y. In 1958, she graduated from Wellesley College. She moved to the Washington area in 1961.  She was a docent at the National Gallery, a member of the grounds committee of the Chevy Chase Club and a member of the Altar Guild at St. John's Episcopal Church Norwood Parish in Chevy Chase, where she did flower arranging for worship services.  She had won the Horticulture Award for the mid-Atlantic region from the Garden Club of America, which cited her for "outstanding leadership as zone horticulture representative."  In recent years, Mrs. Roberts had spent summers on Mount Desert Island, Me., where she participated in activities of the Mount Desert Garden Club.  Survivors include her husband, John T. Roberts of Chevy Chase; four children, John T. Roberts Jr. of Evanston, Ill., David R. Roberts of Dallas, Margaret R. Byrnes of Phoenix and Lucy S. Roberts of Washington; her mother, Margaret M. Stover of Ardsley-on-Hudson; a sister, Jean Stover of South Egremont, Mass.; and a granddaughter. (Washington Post, April 21, 1995)

TURLOCK RANCHER, 64, FALLS DEAD IN FIELD. Turlock, April 13. -- James P. Robinson, 64, died suddenly yesterday afternoon while working in the field at his farm west of Turlock.  Neighbors had talked with him a few minutes before he was stricken.  He had lived here for the past eight years.  Surviving are two sons and a daughter.  They are George of Turlock and Fred and Mrs. Marguerite Paulson of San Francisco.  (Oakland Tribune, April 13, 1928)  

Louis Robinson, 75, of 75 Dennison street, died suddenly Monday afternoon while on an errand up town. He was stricken while walking in front of the Price Drug Store. Mr. Robinson was born in Big Beaver, Aug. 12, 1875, and was married to Ada Newton, who died several years ago. He later married Mabel Perry at Ortonville. He was a retired farmer and had lived in Oakland county for the past 30 years. About four years ago he moved from his farm home near Oakwood to the present residence in Oxford. He was a past master of Oakwood Masonic lodge 100. Surviving are his widow and two daughters, Mrs. Erdene Hempstead of Oxford and Mrs. Alean Van Gordon of Metamora, also three sisters and one brother. Services were held Thursday at 2 p.m. from the Mabley Chapel with burial in Oxford cemetery under the auspices of the Masonic order.  (Lake Orion News, December 15, 1950)

Funeral service was held Tuesday at 2 p.m. from the Mabley Chapel for Mrs. Mabel Perry Robinson, who died in her home Saturday afternoon. Rev. Ellis Hart officiated, with internment in the Oxford Mausoleum. Mrs. Robinson was born in Lapeer, August 3, 1880, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Groover. She was married to Hammond Perry, who passed away several years ago. In 1946 she married the late Louis Robinson. She was a member of Thomas O.E.S. Two stepdaughters survive: Mrs. Erdene Hempstead of Oxford and Mrs. Alean Van Gordon of Hadley. (Lake Orion News, May 4, 1951)

MRS. ROCHELLE PASSES AWAY -- Death Claims Prominent Resident at Age of 92 Years; Burial Saturday -- Mrs. Catherine Rochelle, a lifelong resident, and one of the olders and most highly respected Hamilton residents passed away at her home, 946 Heaton street, on Wednesday at noon of general debility at the age of 92 years, three months and 22 days.  Mrs. Rochelle was born in Hamilton, January 21, 1833 and spent her entire life here.  She was married August 17, 1854 to William Rochelle.  She often told her children that she was able to recall the presence of Indians and wild animals being seen in the vicinity of Hamilton.  Mrs. Hamilton was a lifelong member of the United Presbyterian church and was active in the affairs of that congregation.  She was well known in Hamilton and Butler county as a woman of highest principles of honor and sterling character.  She was kind to all, and a host of Hamilton people will mourn the loss of a good friend.  She leaves to mourn her loss, one son, John F. Rochelle, one daughter, Mrs. Flora May Smith, of Hamilton, one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ida Rochelle, one sister, Mrs. Emma Crawford of Dayton, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a host of friends.  Her husband, William Rochelle, preceded her in death 18 years ago.  Almost until the time of her death, Mrs. Rochelle enjoyed excellent health.  About five weeks ago, however, she suffered a slight attack of grippe, from which she had apparently recovered at the time of her death.  For a woman of her advanced age Mrs. Rochelle was remarkably active.  She retained most of her faculties, and until her illness give weeks ago, was able to be about as usual.  Mrs. Rochelle lived for eighteen years at her home on Heaton street, where she died.  Funeral services will be held at the home, 946 Heaton street, on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Rev. J.P. Cavitt of the United Presbyterian church officiating.  Interment will be in Greenwood cemetery.  Friends may call after Friday noon.  (Hamilton Evening Journal, May 14, 1925)

Mrs. Ida Rochelle, age 70, the widow of William E. Rochelle, died at 3:25 o'clock at the Mercy hospital, following a lingering illness.  Born at Venice on February 12, 1863, Mrs. Rochelle came to Hamilton when a young girl, and she had lived practically her entire life in this city.  A member of the Ben Hur lodge, she had been prominently and actively connected with affairs of that organization for a number of years.  She was beloved by all who knew her.  Surviving relatives are one daughter, Mrs. Shirley Kegel, Norwood; one grandson, George Kegel; three sons, Clifford, Sidney and William.  Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon from the Griestner-Grimm funeral home, 422 North Second street.  Rev. Lester King, of the Lindonwald Church of Christ, will officiate.  Friends may call Monday afternoon and evening. Interment will be in Greenwood cemetery.  (Hamilton Daily News, June 12, 1933)

Mrs. Nancy Rochelle, 59, wife of John Rochelle, died at 1:20 a.m. Sunday at Ft. Hamilton hospital after an illness of eight years.  She was taken to the hospital Friday night.  Mrs. Rochelle was born March 10, 1870 in Clinton county but had resided here many years, gaining a host of friends by her winning personality and many kind acts.  She was a member of Mooseheart Legion and of the Foresters.  Surviving are the widower, an insurance company representative; two brothers, William and Perry Smith, both of Clinton County; one sister, Mrs. Rogen, Harveysburg, and one grandchild Helen D. Rochelle. Services will be conducted at the home, 877 Central avenue.  Rev. J.S. Brinkman will officiate.  Burial at Greenwood.  Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday.  (Hamilton Daily News, June 3, 1929)

Walter S. Rochelle died at 8 o'clock Friday night at his home 610 Heaton street of spinal meningitis following an attack of typhoid fever, at the age of 23 years.  He leaves a widow, a daughter, 5 years old, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Rochelle and one brother.  The funeral will take place at the house Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock, Rev. G.W. Bovard officiating.  Interment Greenwood.  (Butler County Democrat, August 10, 1916) 

Audrey Ayers Roembke, 92, of Fort Wayne, founder of United Supply Co., died Monday, March 20, 2000, at Lutheran Home. The Logansport native was a member of Lutheran Church of Our Savior.  Surviving are cousins Jean Langbak of Bloomington and A.M. Ayers Jr. of Tucson, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.   She was preceded in death by her husband, Fredrick, and sons Fredrick N. and Nicholas.  Services are 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Lutheran Home Chapel, 6701 S. Anthony Blvd., with calling one hour before services. Burial will be in Lindenwood Cemetery.  Memorials are to the church.    (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, March 22, 2000)

OXFORD WOMAN IS LAID TO REST -- FUNERAL OF MRS. WILLIAM ROGERS HELD AT SEYMOUR LAKE. Seymour Lake, July 4 -- The funeral of Mrs. William [sic -- Willard] Rogers of Oxford was held at the church here yesterday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Services were conducted by Rev. T.D. Denman of Oxford. Mrs. Rogers was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Bailey and had spent the greater part of her life here. Besides her husband, she leaves a young son, Morris [sic], and a daughter, Dorothy. One brother and three sisters survive, Warren Bailey, Mrs. Mildred Whims of Snover, Mrs. Winnie Porritt of Seymour Lake and Mrs. Dorothy Alleman of Oxford. (Pontiac Daily News, July 4, 1922)

Willard C. Rogers, a 50-year resident of Oxford, died Sept. 22 after a two-month illness. Mr. Rogers, who was 81 years of age, was a carpenter by trade. He was born in Independence Township Jan. 6, 1879, the son of Claude and Mary Sutton Rogers.  He married Anna Bailey in Clarkston in 1901. Surviving are a son and daughter, Maurice Rogers and Mrs. Dorothy Fritz, both of Lake Orion.  Other survivors are a brother and sister, Lee Rogers and Miss Hattie Rogers, both of Oxford; eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Services were held Sunday in the Flumerfelt Funeral Home with Rev. Marvin Porritt of Ortonville officiating.  Interment was in Seymour Lake Cemetery.  (Lake Orion Review, September 29, 1960)

ALBERT RORICK.  Died August 17, 1906, at his late residence in Oxford Mills, Jones county, Albert Rorick, aged 54 years and 1 month.  He was born in New Harrison, Dark county, Ohio, July 17th, 1852, and came with his parents to Iowa, in 1858, settling in the vicinity of the Mills.  When about 20 years of age he went in company with some friends, to the then territory of Dakota where he spent at intervals about fifteen years of his life.  For two years he was bookkeeper for a lumber firm in Minnesota and afterwards spent several years on a farm in Missouri, from which stated he returned to his parental home here remaining until his death, living most of his time in retirement.  He was a lover of nature and out door life and being possessed of a kindly disposition his life was one of peace.  (Oxford Mirror, August 23, 1906)

Ann Adams Rorick of Old Lyme died Thursday May 1, at her home.  She was born December 29, 1930, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Harriett Linn Adams and Adam Albert Adams. From the age of 13 she was raised by her aunt, Gretchen F. O'Donnell in Lake Forest, Ill.  She attended St. Anne's Belfield School in Virginia and Bradford Junior College in Massachusetts. After college she lived in New York City where she worked at The New Yorker magazine. She also lived in Jacksonville, Fla., where her two children were born. She raised her family in New Canaan, where she was an active volunteer at St. Mark's Episcopal Church and New Canaan Country School, which her children attended. An avid nature lover, Mrs. Rorick was on the board of the New Canaan Nature Center. For the last several years Mrs. Rorick was an antiques dealer, selling antiques at indoor and outdoor antique shows all over Connecticut. She was particularly interested in antique furniture and paintings and spent much of her time restoring old pieces. She is survived by her son Richard Packard Rorick, Jr., and his wife, Pauline, of Simsbury, and her daughter, Gretchen Rorick Cervantes, and her husband, Vergel, of Vienna, VA; and her two grandsons, Oliver Adams Cervantes and Richard Packard Rorick III.  "Ann was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her two grandsons," her family wrote. "She was also a loyal friend, who kept in touch with people that spanned decades of her life. Her warm and generous spirit will be remembered by all who knew her."  Donations may be made in her memory to the Humane Society of Southeastern Connecticut and Disabled American Veterans. A Memorial service will be held at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Shore Road, Old Lyme, at 2 p.m. Sunday June 15. Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, Old Lyme is handling arrangements.  (The New Canaan Advertiser, May 15, 2008)

The Dalles, Or., Dec. 20 -- (Special) -- Mrs. Carrie Eldridge Rorick, 63-year-old wife of J.T. Rorick, vice-president of the State Chamber of Commerce, president of The Dalles water commission, and a member of the city school board, died suddenly at the family home here today.  Death was the result of cerebral hemmorhage.  Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons, Estell H. Rorick, a student at O.A.C.; Jay T. Rorick, Jr., of Portland; and Mark D. Rorick, who is in the navy and stationed at San Pedro, one daughter, Mrs. Fay Condon of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Julia O. Deady of Detroit, Mich., and Miss Frances Eldridge of Coldwater, Mich., and two brothers, Dr. Roy Kerr Eldrige of Philadelphia, and Herbert Eldridge of Dayton, O.  She also leaves eight grandchildren.  No funeral arrangements have been made.  (Portland Oregonian, December 21, 1921)

Mrs. S.E. Rorick, Oxford Mills, Is Called By Death -- Oxford Junction, Ia., March 26 -- Mrs. S.E. Rorick of Oxford Mills died Wednesday after a brief illness. The husband is the only member of the immediate family surviving. A son preceded her in death several years (Davenport Democrat and Leader, March 27, 1927) Note:  Charity Green Rorick
RORICK -- Clark L. Rorick, June 20, 1953, beloved husband of Anna A. Rorick. Private services and burial held Monday, June 22. (Chicago Daily Tribune, June 23, 1953)

Cosper H. Rorick, 75, of Baldwin St., Morenci, passed away Feb. 11, 1998 in Fulton Manor in Wauseon.  He was born Nov. 21, 1922 in Morenci to Cosper and Vera (Hixon) Rorick. He married Marilyn Bryant June 23, 1945 in Morenci. She survives.  Mr. Rorick was a farmer, living all his life in the Morenci area. He served as a salesman for eight years with the Smith-Douglas Division Crop Service in Morenci, and was a manager for three years with Estech Branded Fertilizers, Inc. of Delta, Ohio.  Cosper was a member of the Morenci First Congregational United Church of Christ and a former member of the Eagles Lodge in Morenci, the Elks Lodge of Wauseon, and the Farm Bureau.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Mark (and Linda) Rorick of Livonia, and Jerry (and Carol) Rorick of Wauseon; and five grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Amy Lynn Rorick; and three sisters, Margaret Brewer, Leila Ranger and Frances Martz.  The funeral was Feb 14 from the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. Patricia Lindquist officiating.  Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci.  The family suggests memorial contributions be given to the Morenci Rescue Squad or the Morenci First Congregational United Church of Christ.  (Morenci Observer, February 18, 1998)

David E. Rorick, 82, of Fort Wayne, who retired in 1982 after 45 years of service in sales at Peter Eckrich & Sons, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.  "He was a loving husband and father, devoted to his family and his faith in God."  The Poe native was a member of the St. Vincent DePaul Society and a World War II Army veteran.  Surviving are his wife, Marie; sons Larry, Ronald, Steve, Ralph, Stanley and David, all of Fort Wayne; daughters Mary Lou Orn of Hamilton, Jeanne Cucinelli, Cheryl Kartholl and Christine Spatt, all of Fort Wayne; sisters Evelyn Trabel of New Haven, Edna McCraw of Spartansburgh, S.C., Virginia Ebersole [sic] of Hood River, Ore., and Alberta Rorick of Bend, Ore.; 23 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Rorick; two sisters and four brothers.  Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1910 Hale Ave., with calling one hour before services. Calling is also from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Elzey & Haggard Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne.  (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, January 11, 2000)

Rorick -- August 19, Eldridge H. Rorick, 31 years; beloved husband of Mrs. Grace Rorick.  Remains at Dunning and McEntee's parlors, from where they will be shipped to The Dalles, Oregon.  (Portland Oregonian, August 20, 1914) 

Columbus, Jan 23 -- News of the death of Dr. E.H. Rorick, seventy, former member of the erstwhile state board of administration when United States Senator Willis was governor, was received here today. Death, due to apoplexy, occurred at Dr. Rorick's home at Fayette, Fulton county. Mrs. Rorick has been an invalid for two years, her illness being due to an an apoplectic stroke.After serving two terms in the state legislature, beginning in 1898, Dr. Rorick for ten years was superintendent of the state hospital at Athens. Later, he was superintendent of the state institution for the feeble-minded here. (Marion Daily Star, January 28, 1922)
Columbus, Jan. 28. -- News of the death of Dr. E.H. Rorick, 70, former member of the erstwhile state board of administration when United States Senator Willis was governor, was received here todya. Death, due to apoplexy, occured at Dr. Rorick's home at Fayette, Fulton county. After serving two terms in the state legislature, beginning in 1989, Dr. Rorick for ten years was superintendent of the state hospital at Athens. Later he was superintendent of the state institution for the feeble-minded here. He retired from poilitce some years ago. (Mansfield News, January 28, 1922)
George Herbert Rorick, 58, of 9220 Packard Road, Seneca, died at 7:45 p.m. Friday at Morenci Hospital, where he had been a patient for two weeks.  Mr. Rorick was born Feb. 4, 1918 in Seneca Township, the son of Curtis and Ruth (Lloyd) Rorick.  On June 18, 1944 he married Molly Kelley in Rossford, Ohio.  Mr. Rorick lived and farmed all his life on a Centennial Farm which had been in his family for five generations.  He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Christ of Morenci.  Mr. Rorick is survived by his mother, Ruth Rorick of Morenci; one son, Curtis of Jasper; one daughter, Molly Kay Rorick of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; one brother, Marvin of Lansing; and one sister, Mrs. Catherine Burman [sic] of Cincinnati.  Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at the Charles Fink Funeral Home, Morenci, with the Rev. Harold Scott officiating.  Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Morenci.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, July 31, 1976)

Herman G. (Hermie) Rorick, 70, of New Haven, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006 at home. The Jefferson Twp. native was the son of Frank and Bernadette (Gladieux) Rorick. The U.S. Army veteran retired in 1983 from the Fort Wayne Police Dept. after 20 years of service. He was a member of North Christian Church, Fort Wayne, American Legion Post 420, Masonic Lodge 740 F. & A.M., 3rd degree Master Mason, member and past president of F.O.P. Lodge 14. Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Sharon J. Rorick; children: Sherman (Sandie) Rorick of New Haven, Denise (Jeff) Brewer of Fort Wayne, Shellie (Jerry) Verpooten of New Haven; twin brother, Norman Rorick of Decatur; brother, Howard Rorick of Fort Wayne; sister, Mary Akers of Lehigh Acres, Fla. and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by brothers; Joe, Dick, Arnold and Paul; and sister, Theresa Kenny. Service is 11 a.m. Tuesday, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 Indiana Hwy. 930 E, New Haven, with calling one hour prior to service. There will be a F.O.P. service following the funeral by F.O.P. Lodge 14. Calling is also Monday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. with Masonic Lodge services at 7:30 P.M. Burial is in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven with graveside rites provided by American Legion Post 420 and The Fort Wayne Police Dept. (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, December 4, 2006)

Howard Rorick, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday, Dec. 25, 2009, at his home. Born in Jefferson Township, he graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1948 and attended ITT. He worked as a Mechanical Engineer with Orton McCullough for 25 years. He also enjoyed deer hunting and woodworking. He is survived by his wife, Maxine Rorick of Fort Wayne; children, Philip (Angie) Rorick of Fort Wayne, Stanley (Terry H.) Rorick of Indianapolis, Duane Rorick, Evelyn Rorick, Nancy Thornsley and Mary (Mike) Obergfell, all of Fort Wayne, Vincent Rorick of Austin, Texas and Edwin Rorick of Indianapolis; brother, Norman (Phyllis) Rorick of Decatur; sister, Mary (Tip) Akers of Florida; 19 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Howard was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Bernadette Rorick; son, Keith Rorick; brothers, Joe, Dick, Arnie, Herman and Bill; and sister, Teresa Kenny. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Wednesday at Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 1500 W State Blvd., with calling one hour prior at the church. Calling also from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Queen of Angels Catholic Church or Masses.  (Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, December 28, 2009)

Death of Jacob Rorick, at the residence of his son in Sparta township, in 84th year.  He was Steward of the County Almshouse for five years, and managed it with great efficiency and economy.  He had been a member of the First Baptist Church of Wantage for 55 years.  Inside of seventeen months four other members of the Rorick Family had breathed their last inside the same home.  (Newspaper Clippings from the Sussex Register, originally published November 13, 1858)

Jay T. Rorick, 59, of 2032 N.E. Mason street, veteran Union Pacific railroad engineer, died suddenly Tuesday night in his home.  Born in Bad Axe, Mich., he moved at an early age to The Dalles, where his father was a pioneer judge.  He served more than 42 years with the railroad, mostly as an engineer, but for several as road foreman of engines.  Survivors include the widow, Gladys; a son, Jay T., Salem; a daughter, Mrs. Carol Hird, Atherton, Cal.; one sister, Mrs. Faye Condon, North Hollywood, Cal., and a brother, E.H. Rorick, The Dalles.  Funeral service and burial will be Friday in The Dalles under the direction of the Smith-Calloway funeral home.  (Portland Oregonian, September 11, 1952)

The funeral for Mrs. Jessie Harper Rorick, 54, of 2486 N.W. Westover road will be held at the Calloway Funeral home in The Dalles.  She died of a heart attack in The Dalles while visiting family and friends.  Born in The Dalles November 7, 1893, she had lived in Portland 25 years.  Survivors include her widower, J.T. Rorick, Portland; a daughter, Harriet, in San Francisco; a son, Jay, University of Oregon; two brothers, Elgin Harper, Reevesport, La., and Charles Harper, San Francisco, and four grandchildren.  (Portland Oregonian, May 19, 1948)

John E. Rorick, 72, of rural New Haven died yesterday at home.  The Allen County native retired in 1982 from International Harvester Co. after 35 years, was a veteran of World War II, and a member of St. Louis Catholic Church and American Legion Post 777.  Surviving are his wife, Gertrude; daughters, Margaret E. Aubrey of Woodburn, Jane Arter of Larwill, Julie Schuhler of Monroeville, and Norma Zartman and Cindy Litzenburg, both of Payne, Ohio; sons, John L., Anthony J. and Dennis R., all of New Haven, Matthew L. and Walter W., both of Fort Wayne, Wayne E. of Monroeville and Nathan C. of Port Drum, N.Y.; sisters, Evelyn Trabel of Fort Wayne, Edna McGraw of Spartanburg, S.C., Virginia Eversole of Hood River, Ore., and Alberta Rorick of Bend, Ore.; a brother, David of Fort Wayne; 30 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services are pending. Arrangements are by E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, New Haven. (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, October 27, 1994)

Mrs. Josephine [Lake] Rorick, aged 40, died yesterday afternoon at St. Mary’s hospital after a three weeks’ illness.  Her husband, Charles H. Rorick, and two sons survive her.  Their home is at 612 North Tenth street.  (Quincy Daily Whig, January 23, 1902)

Keith A. Rorick, 21, of Fort Wayne died Friday of injuries sustained in a three-car accident on U.S. 24 east of New Haven.  The Fort Wayne native was an employee of Hambrock Electric Co. and member of St. Vincent Catholic Church.  Surviving are his parents, Maxine and Howard Rorick of Fort Wayne; sisters, Mary E. Obergfell and Evelyn Rorick, both of Fort Wayne, and Nancy Thornsley of West Unity, Ohio; and brothers, Philip, Duane and Edwin, all of Fort Wayne, Stanley of Indianapolis and Vincent of Austin, Texas. Services are 10 a.m. tomorrow in the church, with burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Calling is 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, New Haven, and 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow in the church. A vigil is at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, April 11, 1994)

BIG SPRING -- LeRoy W. Rorick, 75, of Big Spring, died on Thursday, Aug. 7.  Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Elwin Collom, officiating. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery Coahoma. He was born on Nov. 25, 1927, in Grand Rapids, Ohio and married Melba Jean Woods on March 8, 1952 in Fort Worth. He served in the Merchant Marines at the age of 13, and then joined the United States Air Force serving for over 27 years. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked at Webb Air Force Base in civil service until the base closed. He then drove for Steer Tank Lines and later Trailways Bus Company until he retired. He and his late wife also owned and operated R & R Pool Service in Coahoma for 15 years.  He is preceded in death by his wife Melba Jean Woods.  Survivors include two sons, Michiel K. Rorick of Weimer and Billy D. Rorick of Coahoma; two daughters, Patricia Wood of Houston and Sharon E. Dockrey of Colorado City; one brother, Kirk Rorick Jr. of Phoenix. Ariz.; three grandchildren and one great grandchild.  (Midland Reporter-Telegram, August 10, 2003)

Canandaigua – The many friends of Mrs. Jacob Rorick were grieved to hear of her death Saturday p.m. The funeral was held at the Congregational church of Morenci at 10 o’clock Monday Morning.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 17, 1901) Note: Mary Ann Sloan Rorick
The funeral of Mrs. Jacob M. Rorick was held Monday afternoon at the Congregational Church, Rev. T.O. Jones, assisted by Rev. McIntosh, officiating.  Mrs. Rorick had long been a sufferer from consumption and peacefully passed away Saturday afternoon.  She leaves a large circle of relatives and friends and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.  The interment was in Oak Grove cemetery.  The floral tributes were many and beautiful.  (Adrian Daily Telegram, September 24, 1901)
The funeral for Mrs. Jessie Harper Rorick, 54, of 2486 N.W. Westoer road will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Galloway Funeral home in The Dalles.  She died of a heart attack in The Dalles while visiting friends and relatives. Born in The Dalles November 7, 1893, she had lived in Portland 25 years. Survivors include her widower, J.T. Rorick, Portland; a daughter, Harriet, in San Francisco; a son, Jay, University of Oregon; one sister, Mrs. Nelda Taylor, Portland; two brothers, Elgin Harper, Reevesport, La., and Charles Harper, San Francisco, and four grandchildren.  (Portland Oregonian, May 19, 1948)

COAHOMA -- Melba Jean Rorick, 75, of Coahoma, died on Thursday, July 10, at her residence. Services will be held at 4 p.m. today, July 12, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Private family interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery.  She was born on Dec. 29, 1929, in Perrion and married LeRoy W. Rorick on March 8, 1952 in Fort Worth.  She had worked as a teacher's aide for the Big Spring Independent School District from 1970 to 1978. She and her husband had owned and operated R & R Pool Service in Coahoma for 15 years.  Survivors include her husband, LeRoy W. Rorick of Coahoma; two sons, Dr. Michiel K. Rorick of Houston and Dr. Billy D. Rorick of Coahoma; two daughters, Patricia A. Wood of Houston and Sharon E. Dockrey of Colorado City; three sisters, Colleen Sellers of Fort Worth, Latrell Porter of Hurst, and Carolyn Henkel of Arlington; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  (Midland Reporter-Telegram, July 13, 2003)

Paul William ''Bill'' Rorick, 62, of rural New Haven died Monday in Parkview Memorial Hospital.  The New Haven native worked in the engineering department of Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics for 30 years, also farmed, was a veteran of the Army and a member of St. Louis Catholic Church.  Surviving are his wife, Margaret A.; daughters, Roseanne M. Conroy of Fort Wayne, Sally A. Still of Concord, N.H., Julie A. Moore of Goshen and Kathryn A. Clayton of Ankeny, Iowa; sons, Timothy P. and Steven M., both of New Haven, and Gregory J. of Huntertown; sisters, Theresa Kenny of Mundelein, Ill., and Mary Akers of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; brothers, Howard of Fort Wayne, Norman of Decatur and Herman of New Haven; and seven grandchildren.  Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the church. Calling is 1 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Marquart & Jacobs Funeral Home, Monroeville, and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the church. A rosary is at 3:30 p.m. and a vigil at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.  (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, July 9, 1996)

Richard R. Rorick, 69, of Monroeville died yesterday in Parkview Memorial Hospital.  The New Haven native retired in 1988 from farming, was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, St. Vincent De Paul Society and American Legion Post 420, veteran of World War II, and former Democratic precinct committeeman and Jefferson Township Advisory Board member.  Surviving are his wife, Marietta; daughters, Becky A. Mott of Monroeville and Monica S. Cagnet of Jacksonville, Fla.; sons, Dennis L. of LaGrange, Lynn E. of New Haven and Ronald R. of Monroeville; sisters, Theresa Kenny of Mundelin, Ill., and Mary Akers of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; brothers, Howard of Fort Wayne, Paul and Herman, both of New Haven, and Norman of Decatur; and 13 grandchildren.  Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the church. Calling is 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the church, 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Marquart & Jacobs Funeral Home, Monroeville, and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the church. A vigil is at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the church. Burial will be with military honors in the church cemetery.  (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, February 27, 1995)

S.E. Rorick, of Oxford Mills, and D.D. Rorick of this city, attended the funeral of their sister-in-law, Mrs. Sarah Rorick held at Lowden last Thursday morning. (Oxford Mirror, January 13, 1916)

MISSOULA (AP) - A three year-old Toledo, Ohio boy was killed Friday night when he was struck by a car on the Camp Passon bridge near Seeley Lake.  The Missoula County Sheriff's office said Steven B. Rorick was playing on the bridge when he apparently darted out in front of a car driven by Dr. Cole McPherson of Missoula.  The sheriff's office said Dr. McPherson was crossing the bridge at a normal rate of speed and had almost stopped his car when it struck the child.  Attempts to revive the Rorick boy failed and he was pronounced dead on arrival at a Missoula hospital.  He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Rorick of Toledo, Ohio. The family was visiting relatives in the Seeley Lake area when the accident occurred.  The death pushed Montana's 1970 highway fatality toll to 167, compared with 182 on Aug. 1, 1969. (Billings Gazette, August 2, 1970)

Mrs. Vinnie T. Rorick, about 60, a daughter of the late Capt. W.C. Tyrrell and a large property owner here, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday in Oceanside, Cal., according to advices sent here Friday to E.L. Vaughn, manager of the property.  Mrs. Rorick, who had been in failing health for the past several months, owned a considerable portion of the estate here left by Capt. Tyrrell.  Included is property at Seventh and Austin, Fort Worth and Fifth, Shreveport and Proctor, and the Tyrrell Building.  Among the survivors are her husband, David Rorick, an attorney; a brother, Will Tyrrell of Beaumont; and a sister, Mrs. Dr. Garth of Beaumont.  (Port Arthur News, October 24, 1933)

William J. Rorick, a resident of Jefferson township, this county, for the past fifty-two years and one of the best-known farmers, died late yesterday at the family home at the age of 66 years and 6 months.  Mr. Rorick was born in Essic [sic] county, N.J., July 17, 1851, and when fourteen years old came to Allen county with his parents, residing in Jefferson township ever since.  He was married to Miss Mary Sordelet thirty-nine years ago and was a member of the St. Louis Catholic church at Besancon.  Those who survive include the widow and the following children:  Mrs. Edward Lomont and Mrs. Joseph Converset, both of Jefferson township; Nathan Rorick of Poe; Justin, Clement, Rose and Gertrude, residing at home, and Frank W. Rorick, a member of Battery B, 150th U.S. Field Artillery, with the Rainbow Division somewhere in France.  In addition eighteen grandchildren, a brother, John Rorick; two sisters, Mrs. Louis Sweeney, of Jefferson township, and Mrs. Elizabeth Droz, of Fort Wayne, survive.  The funeral services will be conducted at 9:30 o'clock Monday morning at the St. Louis Catholic church at Besancon, with interment in the church cemetery.  Friends kindly are asked to omit flowers.  (Fort Wayne News and Sentinel, January 11, 1918)

Wm. [M.] Rorick died last Monday at the home of his sister in Sussex county, New Jersey, where in the days of his declining strength from consumption he had been tenderly cared for.  He leaves a wife and little child, two sisters and one brother, Jacob Rorick of Grand Dalles, Oregon.  The deceased was well known in this township, where he resided for some years and was a teacher in several districts, also at one time being school inspector.  Later he engaged in newspaper work in his brother's office at Bad Axe, Mich., where he was married.  He also did reportial work on a Saginaw daily, and only ill health prevented him from achieving excellent success in such service.  Together with a bright, active intellect, he posessed a genially social nature, and had many friends, as well as numerous relatives, who deeply regret his death in early manhood.  (Newspaper clipping from a scrapbook in the Stair Public Library in Morenci, MI.  A handwritten notes indicates a publication date of December 13, 1897)

Morenci, Feb. 1 -- William R. Rorick, 77 years old, a prominent livestock dealer in southern Michigan and Buffalo, N.Y., died in his home on North Street here this afternoon at 1:45 o'clock after a period of failing health.  Born in the old hotel that stood on the site now occupied by the Saulsbury Hotel, he attended the Morenci schools and the Medina Academy.  He was the only son of Jacob C. and Mary Sloan Rorick.  After engaging in the livestock business around Morenci for several years he went to Buffalo in 1902 to engage in the livestock commission business.  Later he was a partner in the Sadler & Rorick Company for many years.  He returned to Morenci several years ago because of his failing health and with his wife, Mrs. Minnie Rorick, has made his home here since.  Mr. Rorick is survived by his widow, one daughter, Mrs. Frank J. Sweeney, three grandchildren, Mrs. William F. Munschauer, Mrs. Edward N. Marlette and Ensign William Rorick Wilson, who is now with the U.S. Navy Air Corps in the Pacific area.  Two great-grandchildren also survive.  One daughter, Mrs. Alma Rorick Wilson, prceeded him in death as well as four sisters.  The body is at the Ackland Funeral Home (Adrian Daily Telegram, February 1, 1943)
William T. Rorick, 76, of New Haven died yesterday in Parkview Memorial Hospital.  The Poe native was a farmer and retired in 1980 from Internatonal Harvester Co. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven.  Surviving are his wife, Frances B.; daughters, Roseann Moss of Fort Wayne and Maryann Schmutte of New Haven; sons, Bernard of Cincinnati, Thomas of Alabama, and Donald, Leonard and Michael, all of New Haven; sisters, Evelyn Trabel of Fort Wayne, Alberta Rorick of Bend, Ore., Virginia Eversole of Albany, Ore., and Edna McCraw of Spartanburg, S.C.; brothers, David of Fort Wayne and John of New Haven; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  Services are 12:30 p.m. Friday in E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, New Haven, and 1 p.m. in the church, with burial in the church cemetery. Calling is 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home, with a vigil at 8:30 p.m.  (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, May 19, 1992)

RORICK, WILLIEMAE B. On August 5, 1977, at Alexandria Hospital, Williemae B. Rorick, wife of the late Mark D. Rorick, Chief Yeoman, USN, ret., mother of Mary E. Hilton, sister of Mrs. Ashland Cassell, Cicero and Garnett Dettmar; also survived by three grandchildren. Private graveside services were held Monday, August 9, at Arlington National Cemetery. Arrangements by DeMaine Funeral Home, Alexandria. (Washington Post, August 10, 1977)

Mrs. Lavinia Ryerse, 21 years old, of Pontiac, died Sunday. She was born at Seymour Lake, the daughter of Warren and Sadie Beardsley Bailey. (Lake Orion Review, March 8, 1935)
LaNea M. Schafer, 70, Venice, Fla., died April 8, 1992, at Venice Hospital. Born July 11, 1921, in Salt Lake City, Utah, she came to Florida from Vermillion 36 years ago.  She worked at Venice Hospital as a registered nurse for 15 years, before retiring in 1982. She was also a U.S. Navy Lt. RN during World War II and a member of the Mission Valley Country Club in Laurel and attended St. Mark’s Church in Venice. She is survived by a son, Lyle B. Schafer, Raytown, Mo., two daughters, Lynn Haskin of Oak Grove, Mo., and Lori Ward of LaHabra, Calif., and seven grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband, Dr. Claron Schafer who died last year.  A memorial service will be held on Memorial Day at 9:30 a.m. at the Vermillion Cemetery at Vermillion.  Memorial donations may be made to the United Methodist Church of Vermillion. The Farley Funeral Home and Crematory of Venice, Fla., is in charge of arrangements. (Nemaha County Journal Leader, April 16, 1992)

Gertrude Rorick Schlink, 92, formerly of New Haven, died Sept. 12 at her home in Standish, Mich.   She was born in Allen County. She and her husband farmed north of New Haven and operated a dairy farm and a stand at the Barr Street Market in Fort Wayne before moving to Michigan in 1963.   Surviving are her husband, Louis; a daughter, Marie Butler of Fort Wayne; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services were Sept. 17 in Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, Standish.  There will be a memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Nov. 17 in Precious Blood Catholic Church, where a rosary will be said at 9:30 a.m. A prayer service will follow in the chapel at Catholic Cemetery.  (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, November 10, 1990)

Keith D. Schwartz, 83, of Traverse City, died Saturday at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. Born Jan. 7, 1916, in Boon, Mich., he was the son of Aaron and Emma (Celmir) Schwartz. On Sept. 10, 1950, he married Betty L. Arndt, who survives.  Keith was a retired funeral director and former owner of the funeral home in Kalkaska and was a resident of the area since moving from Kalkaska in 1969, when he retired. He was a graduate of Wayne State University with a degree in Mortuary Science. He was a U.S. Army medic in World War II, serving in Africa and Italy. Keith was a past president of the Kalkaska Rotary Club.  Surviving besides his wife, Betty, are a daughter, Debra (John) Richter and a son, Jeffrey (Kim) Schwartz - both of Ada; two brothers, Kermit (Merle) Schwartz of Mesick and Kerchel (Marlene) Schwartz of Hesperia; four grandchildren, Todd (Michelle) Richter of Grand Rapids and Kristin Richter, Keith and Kendall Schwartz - all of Ada; and one great-grandson, Matthew Richter of Grand Rapids.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and one brother.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home in Traverse City, where friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. today and Monday. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Cadillac.  (Traverse City Record-Eagle, January 1999)

ASHWELL SEARCH IS CALLED BY DEATH. An illness from a complication of diseases resulted in the death of Ashwell Search, aged 75, well-known traveling salesman, which occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mayme Search Flesher, 29 Culbertson avenue, at 11:50 o'clock Friday night.  He had been ill for about four weeks.  Mr. Search had resided in Zanesville practically his entire life and for many years had been employed as a salesman for the S.A. Baldwin Monument Co. He was a member of the Grace M.E. church and is survived by one son and one daughter, Mrs. Mayme Search Flesher, at whose home he died, at [sic] Hillis Search of Indianapolis.  (Zanesville Signal, February 16, 1924)

The funeral of Charles C. Search, 70, who died at 1:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home of his sister, Mrs. Phoebe Yocum, Newark Road, will be conducted from the Mangold Funeral Parlors at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon. Burial in Greenwood. Mr. Yocum was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and was well known in this city. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Yocum at whose home he died, Mrs. Mary Parkinson, Gilbert street, and several nieces and nephews. (Zanesville Signal, July 10, 1928)

RITES AT CROOKSVILLE CHURCH WEDNESDAY FOR FRANK SEARCH. Crooksville -- Services for Frank Search, 77, of Crooksville, will be held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Crooksville Methodist church with Rev. Roy Ballard officiating. Burial will be in Roseville cemetery. Mr. Search, a former employee of the Crooksville China company, died Sunday afternoon at his home after a long illness. The body will remain at the Cannon and Cannon funeral home here until time for the services. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 o'clock this evening. Members of Peerless lodge, F. & A.M. will conduct services at the funeral home at 7:30 o'clock Tuesday evening. Surviving are a son, Kenneth of Crooksville; three daughters, Miss Helen Search of the home, Mrs. Charles Henning of Roseville Route 2 and Mrs. Craig Wilson of Corning; one brother, Will of Red Wing, Minn.; one sister, Mrs. Cora Tilton of Columbus, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. (Zanesville Signal, January 18, 1954)

Crooksville -- Mrs. LLena Search, 70, wife of Frank Search of 407 North street, Crooksville, died Sunday afternoon at 4:20 following a lingering illness.  Surviving are the husband; one son, Sergeant Kenneth Search of the U.S. Army; five daughters, Mrs. Edythe Davies of the home; Mrs. Charles Henning of Crooksville; Mrs. Craig Wilson of Corning and Mrs. Frances Litzinger of Crooksville; one brother, E.B. Hoover of New Lexington; two sisters, Mrs. George Allen of Crooksville and Mrs. Clint Wiseman of Thornport; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  She was a member of Crooksville Methodist church and Eastern Star chapter No. 239.  Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. E.E. Mosslander officiating.  Burial will be in the Roseville cemetery.  The body will be returned to the family residence today from the Cannon & Cannon funeral home in Crooksville.  (Zanesville Signal, January 24, 1944)
SALTILLO RESIDENT DIES THURSDAY MORNING AT RIPE OLD AGE OF 86 YEARS.  Martin Search, aged 86 years, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Will Findley [sic] at Saltillo at 9:18 o'clock Thursday morning, was the father of 12 sons and daughters, all whom are living.  Mr. Search retired several years ago after considerable service as a rural route mail carrier. His death resulted from infirmities of old age after serious illness extending over several months. His wife died several years ago. He is survived by nine daughters, Mrs. Alec Brown of Crooksville, Mrs. Will Findley [sic] of Saltillo, Mrs. Joe Findley [sic] of Crooksville, Mrs. Joseph Armstrong of Roseville, Mrs. Charley Gerose of Roseville, Mrs. Will Bennington [sic] of Roseville, and Mrs. Felt Brown and Mrs. Augusta [sic] Printz of Crooksville, and three sons, Frank Search of Saltillo, Wesley Search of Red Wing, Minn., and William Search of Illinois. The funeral services will be conducted from the Saltillo M.E. Church at 10 o'clock Saturday morning. Burial will be made in the St. Bernard Cemetery.  (Newspaper clipping dated January 18, 1912 posted at Rootsweb by Michael Brown)

MRS. C. SEARCH IS CALLED FROM LIFE.  The death of Mrs. Meadie Search, 82, wife of Charles Search, occurred at 11 o'clock Tuesday morning at the family home, 617 Jackson street, after a lingering illness of infirmities.  Mrs. Search was well known in this city and was a member of the M.E. church of West Main street.  Besides her husband, she leaves one sister, Mrs. Thomas George, Springfield township; two brothers, F.S. Stine of Newark road; W.H. Stine, Louisville, Ky.; one adopted daughter, Mrs. Mary Parkinson, city, and a number of nieces and nephews.  The body was removed to the Trimmer funeral parlors. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, December 7, 1927)

AGED MOTHER OF MRS. MAYME SEARCH FLESHER CALLED BY DEATH.  Mrs. Rachel M. Search, 86, widow of Sylvester Search who died eight years ago, passed from life at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mayme Search Flesher, of 29 Culbertson avenue, after an illness resulting from a fracture of the hip sustained last July.  The deceased was a lifelong resident of this city and was a member of Grace M.E. church.  Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Flesher, well-known milliner of this city, one son, Hillis Search, of this city; also one brother, Parker Starkey, of South street, and three grandchildren.  The body rests at the Mader-Peoples funeral home but will be moved to the late residence Thursday evening.  Arrangements are incomplete.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, April 27, 1933)  

Funeral services for Mrs. Sylvester Search will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mayme Search Flesher, 29 Culbertson avenue.  Rev. O.L. Seward, pastor of Grace M.E. church will officiate and burial will be made in Greenwood cemetery.  The body will be moved to the late residence Thursday noon.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, April 28, 1933)

LAKEVILLE WOMAN DIES FOLLOWING LONG ILLNESS. Mrs. Lena May Shoemaker died at her home in Lakeville at 4:15 a.m., Tuesday, February 25, 1936, following an illness of two months from complications. The deceased was born February 3, 1889, in Elba Township, Lapeer County, the daughter of Samuel and Amy Sutton Gates. She was married to Mark P. Shoemaker, of Lakeville, on June 7, 1910, who, with three sons, Ford G., Charles and Neil Shoemaker, all of Lakeville, survives. Mrs. Shoemaker was the niece of Mrs. Frank Thurstin, Mrs. W.C. Schoff, John Gates and Marion Sutton. She also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Belle Walker and Mrs. Mary Taylor, of Lapeer. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the home with Rev. H. Collycotte, of Rochester, officiating. Burial was made in Lakeville cemetery, under the direction of C.O. Whitcomb, Oxford. (Lake Orion Review, February 28, 1936)

Mrs. Lena Belle Skinner, 65, of 53 N. Andrews Ave., passed away April 9 at Lapeer County General hospital after an illness of three days. She was born in Lapeer County May 8, 1889, the daughter of Richard Griffith and Addie Patterson Griffith, and attended school in Lapeer. She was married to Clyde LeRoy Skinner on Aug. 23, 1911 at Lapeer and came to Lake Orion 27 years ago to make her home.  Surviving her are three daughters, Mrs. Murl Teller and Mrs. Philip Ryckman, Lake Orion; and Mrs. Leslie Peters, Rochester; and one son, Gale Skinner, of Oxford. Also surviving are a brother, Frank Griffith, Plant City, Fla.; five sisters, Mrs. Henry Maxfield, Columbiaville; Mrs. George Gritzinger, Davison; Mrs. Andrew Eppler, Lapeer; Mrs. Frank Walz, Mt. Pleasant; and Miss Fannie Griffith, Mt. Pleasant.  Services were held last Tuesday at the Allen Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank S. Hemingway of Lapeer officiating.  Burial was in Oregon cemetery, Columbiaville.  (Lake Orion Review, April 15, 1955)

From the Port Jervis Gazette:  Mrs. Mary Snook, widow of the late Samuel Snook, died at 5 o'clock Wednesday evening at the home of her son, John N. Snook, in this village. Death was caused by a general debility. Mrs. Snook was born in Clove Valley, near Deckertown, Jan 11th, 1815, and was a daughter of John and Hannah Middaugh. In the year 1838, she was united in marriage to Samuel Snook. The fruits of this marriage was a family of nine children, the only one surviving being John M. Snook, with whom she resided at her death. She is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. George Swarts, Horseheads, N.Y.; Mrs. Clarissa Adams, Middletown, N.Y.; Mrs. James Northrup, Mt. Salem, N.J.; Mrs. William Everitt, Clove Valley, N.J.; and Milton Middaugh, of Waverly, N.Y. Mrs. Snook was a lifelong member of the Baptist Church of Mt. Salem, NJ where she passed a major part of her life. Her funeral will take at Mt. Salem, on Saturday, the hour to be announced later. (Middletown Daily Argus, September 21, 1894)

July 31. Samuel Snook, Wantage, in his 38th year. (Newspaper Clippings from the Sussex Register.  1887-1899.  Newton, NJ:  The Register.  Necrology for 1852).  

Spaulding, J. Lloyd, 80, retired Bethel College professor of economics, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 1995. Memorial service 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Bethel College Mennonite Church.  Survivors: wife, Blanche; sons, Dr. Jay of Elizabeth, N.J., Timothy of Antioch, Ill.; daughter, Susan Graves of Wichita; brother, Irving of North Kingstown, R.I.; four grandchildren. Memorial has been established with the J. Lloyd Spaulding Fund, c/o of Bethel College, 300 E. 27th. Petersens' Funeral Home, Newton.   (Wichita Eagle, January 13, 1995)

Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Spear, of Medina twp., have met with a sad loss, and are fully sympathized with, in the death of their young son Rorick, whose brief life ended yesterday morning after a short but severe illness.  The child, had he lived, would have been four years old Sept. 23 next.  The funeral will be held at the bereaved home on Sunday at two o'clock.  (Undated newspaper clipping from a scrapbook at the Stair Public Library in Morenci, MI.  Cemetery records indicate Rorick Spear died in 1890.)

Howell Spear, 76, died April 26, 2003 in Pensacola, Fla. Private graveside services are scheduled for Saturday, May 3, at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Gardens Cemetery in Gulfport. His nephew, the Rev. Nick B. Roberts Jr. of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, will officiate.  Howell was born July 22, 1926 in Lenawee County, Michigan, the son of Maurice and Irma Spear. He received a law degree from the University of New Mexico and practiced law in various cities, including Albuquerque, Lovington and Hobbs, N.M., in the 1960s. Howell also had a successful career in the oil and gas industry.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Ellie Inez Sims Spear; and son, Jonathan.   He is survived by his wife, Mary Nan Roberts Spear; sons Rex Spear of Bozeman, Mont., Shane Spear of Midland, Texas, and Nelson Spear of Las Cruces, N.M.; brother Phil Spear; sister Ruth Bezirium; four stepchildren and nine grandchildren. Instead of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association. Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel in Pensacola is in charge of arrangements. (Biloxi Sun Herald, May 2, 2003)

Joseph William (Bill) Stack, Jr. died peacefully at the Health Care Center at Meadow Ridge in Redding, Connecticut on March 25, 2008, at the age of 89. Born and raised in East Lansing, Michigan, where his father was a Professor at Michigan State University, he graduated from Yale University in 1940. There he was Captain of both the freshman and varsity football teams. He served in the Navy during WWII, seeing action at Midway and Guadalcanal before transferring to the European theatre where he took part in D-Day. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander and was the first U.S. Naval Officer to enter liberated Paris. After the war, his business career began at General Motors, and culminated in 1970 when he founded his own executive search firm in New York City, William Stack Associates. He ran the firm until his retirement in 1995. Throughout his life he was active in Yale alumni affairs. He served on the Boards of the Yale Alumni Association, the Football Y Association and was a founding member of Lux et Veritas. He was also always active in the Episcopal Church serving on several different Vestries. After his retirement he became a Mentor in the Norwalk, CT school system. He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Wolcott Rorick (Mimi) Stack, and their children and families, Chris, Martha, Nathan, Courtney, Charlotte, David, Sarah, Hadley, Isabel, Will, Peter, Sonya, Joey, Patrick, Mickey and Jamie. He was predeceased by his son Joseph William III, and his sister, Elizabeth Leslie. A memorial service will be held later this Spring. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to Mid-Fairfield Hospice, P.O. Box 489, Wilton, Connecticut 06897. (New York Times, March 31, 2008)

Stover -- Margaret Milne, of Ardsley-on-Huudson on November 20, 1995.  Wife of the late Charles L. Stover.  Mother of the late Louise Stover Roberts.  Survived by daughter Jean Stover, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Memorial Service 11  AM  Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Church of St. Joseph of Arimathea, Saw Mill River Rd., Elmsford, NY.  In lieu of flowers, contributions  to St. Joseph of Arimathea Church or the Garden Club of Irvington, N.Y.  (New York Times, November 22, 1995)

EARLY SETTLER PASSES AWAY.  Dr. [Delwin E.] Strevelle, a resident of Oxford Mills a few years ago, and one of the real early settlers of this section of Iowa, passed away at his home in Whitney Point, New York, on Sunday of this week, and was buried at Albany, New York, on Tuesday.  Dr. Strevelle was sixty-four years of age, and for some time had been more or less of a sufferer, finally suffering a stroke of paralysis, which caused his death.  He was a brother-in-law of S.E. Rorick of Oxford Mills.  As stated above, he was one of the real early settlers in this locality, being a resident of Oxford Mills before the town of Oxford Junction was stated.  He leaves a wife and son to mourn his demise.  The bereaved widow will probably return to this locality to reside, where she can be closer to her brother, and where she will be welcomed by a host of old time friends, each and all of whom will join with us in extending their heartfelt sympathy to them in their loss.  (Oxford Mirror, October 23, 1913)

MRS. STREVELLE DIED YESTERDAY MORNING.  Friends will be grieved to learn of the death of Mrs. J.A. Strevelle, of Oxford Mills, which occurred at the Mercy hospital at Anamosa yesterday morning.  Mrs. Strevelle had been ill for some time and on October 11th, four weeks ago, in hopes that her condition might be improved, but she could not survive her illness and death came early yesterday morning.  The remains were brought home yesterday, and the funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon, Friday, at two o'clock, from the home, with interment in the Mayflower cemetery.  At this time we are unable to obtain data for an obituary, which no doubt will be furnished for next week's issue.  (Oxford Mirror, November 8, 1923)

MRS. STREVELLE OF OXFORD GOES TO HER REWARD. Oxford, Ia., Nov. 8 -- Mrs. Julia A. Strevelle, aged 66 years, sister of S.E. Rorick, of this city, passed away at Mercy hospital, Anamosa, yesterday. Mrs. Strevelle was in poor health for some time. Her brother, S.E., and son, George, were with her last night, as well as two of her nieces. Her immediate relatives are her son, George, and two brothers, S.E., of this city, and Dal, of Monticello. Mrs. Strevelle lived a number of years in Oxford Mills and during her residence there made many friends. Funeral services will be held from the home of her brother, S.E. Rorick, and burial will be in the Mayflower cemetery. (Davenport Democrat and Leader, November 8, 1923)

MRS. STREVELLE LAID TO REST AT OXFORD JUNCTION. Oxford Junction, Ia., Nov. 10 -- The funeral services of Mrs. Julia A. Strevelle were held yesterday afternoon at the home of her brother, S.E. Rorick, at Oxford Mills at 2 o'clock. Floral pieces were beautiful and numerous. Burial was made in the Mayflower cemetery of this city. (Davenport Democrat and Leader, November 11, 1923)
Julia Ann Rorick was born at Knightstown, Indiana, June 26, 1856.  When a child of two years, she came with her parents and settled in Jones County, Iowa, on a farm near Oxford Mills, where she grew to womanhood.  She was married in June 1870 to Dr. D.E. Strevelle.  He practiced medicine in Oxford Mills and in 1904 they removed to Canada.  Most of her life was spent here in Oxford Mills.  Dr. Strevelle passed way in New York state October 16th, 1916, where he was buried.  After Dr. Strevelle's death, she and her son, George W. Strevelle, made their home in Oxford Mills.  She was a member of the Methodist church and was beloved by her relatives and friends.  For the past four years her health had declined and four weeks ago she was taken to Mercy Hospital, Anamosa, where she passed away Wednesday morning, November 7th, 1923, being 67 years, 5 months and 11 days of age.  The remains were brought to the home at Oxford Mills Wednesday of last week, from where funeral services were held Friday afternoon, and interment made in the Mayflower cemetery.  Besides her son, she is survived by three brothers, Samuel Rorick, Venice, Cal.; Dallas Rorick, of Monticello; Sidney Rorick, of Oxford Mills; also three nieces and six nephews.  Her only sister, Mrs. Helen Tyrrell of Beaumont, Texas, passed away four years ago, and her oldest living brother, Dave, died last May in Oceanside, California.  (Oxford Mirror, November 15, 1923)

Greenup, April 20 -- Dorothy Louise Sullivan, 2-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Estel [sic] Sullivan of Argillite, died Sunday at 6 p.m. of colitis.  She is survived by her parents; a brother, Charles; and a sister, Betty.  Funeral services were set for today at 2 p.m. at the family cemetery under the direction of Stapf.  (Portsmouth Times, April 20, 1942)

FORTY YEARS AGO: The residents of Orion and vicinity were startled by the news that Cornelius L. Sutton, generally known as "Col. Sutton," had been killed by the southbound Flint special electric car at Benjamin's stop, three-quarters of a mile north of the village. (Lake Orion Review, October 5, 1945)

SUTTON, EDWARD FORRESTER M.D. at his residence, Smithfield Road, Amenia, N.Y., on Sept. 10, in his eighty-second year, son of the late Rev. Joseph Ford Sutton and Katherine Holden Sutton, and brother of Frederick J.H. Sutton. Funeral private. Kindly omit flowers. (New York Times, September 12, 1955)

FREDERICK J.H. SUTTON -- Amenia, N.Y. -- March 10 -- Frederick J.H. Sutton, who retired in 1941 as vice president of the Guaranty Trust Company of New York, died here today. His age was 81. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Katharine Palmer Sutton. (New York Times, March 11, 1958)

Unionville, Dec. 20 -- Georgie, the little ten-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Seeley Sutton, died Saturday morning, of pneumonia, following and attack of measles. Georgie was a child of a sunny disposition, and his sudden and untimely death has cast a gloom over the entire community. Besides his parents, he is survived by two brothers and one sister, all of tender years. Funeral services will be held in the Presbyterian Church, where he was a faithful attendant at Sunday school, Wednesday at 11 o'clock. Interment in the Pine Hill Cemetery, near Middletown. (Middletown Daily Times, December 20, 1915)

Following an illness of some weeks, Mrs. Roe Sutton passed away early Wednesday morning at the farm home northeast of Clarkston, aged 82. The husband and a host of friends are left to mourn the loss. (Clarkston Community News, May 21, 1921) Note:  Helena Cook Sutton
J.H. Sutton, of Monroe Corners, N.J., died Tuesday morning at 7 o'clock, at the age of 79 years. Besides his wife, he is survived by one brother, Dayton C. Sutton of Slate Hill, and one sister, Mrs. Anna L. Tibbits of Newark, N.J. The funeral will be held at his late home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. (Middletown Times, November 28, 1917)

Joseph D. Sutton died of stomach trouble at St. Joseph's hospital yesterday morning after an illness extending from last March.  He had been in poor health for about four years.  J.D. Sutton was one of the most widely known men in the insurance business in the Central West, having been general agent for the Washington Life Insurance company for the western half Missouri since 1883.  Mr. Sutton was born in Sussex county, New Jersey, April 10, 1847, being 54 years old at the time of his death.  In 1877 he became associated with the now defunct Continental Life Insurance at Detroit as special agent for Michigan, and a short time afterward joined the Connecticut Mutual Life in a similar capacity.  In 18[unclear] became connected with the Washington Life Insurance company and divided his time between Michigan and Indiana.  The excellent manner in which he represented this company in Indiana resulted in his appointment as general agent for the western half of Missouri with headquarters at Kansas City in 1883.  Mr. Sutton was one of the founders of the Kansas City Life Underwriters' assocation and its success was largely due to his efforts.  He never failed to represent the association as a delegate to the convention of the national association of life underwriters.  As president of the association Mr. Sutton's administration was markedly progressive.  He left a wife, a daughter, Josephine, aged 11, and a son, Edwin, aged 17.  The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the family home on Woodworth avenue.  Rural Lodge A.F. and A.M. will have charge of the funeral services.  (Kansas City Star, November 4, 1901)

The funeral of Joseph D. Sutton was held from the family home at 208 Woodworth avenue.  At the house the simple burial service of the Episcopal church was read by Cameron Mann.  Short services at Elmwood cemetery were held by lodge A.F. & A.M., No. [unclear], of which Mr. Sutton was a member.  The body was then placed in a vault.  (Kansas City Star, November 5, 1901)

A NOTED HYMN WRITER DEAD -- The Rev. Joseph Ford Sutton, author of several well known hymns, is dead at his home here [New York], in his 86th year.  He retired from the ministry in New York twenty-two years ago.  (Kansas City Star, June 1, 1912)

SUTTON -- At his late residence, 253 West 95th Stt., New York City, after a short illness, on Thursday, May 30, 1912, the Rev. Joseph Ford Sutton, D.D., in his 85th year. Funeral on Monday, 10:15 A.M., at the Brick Presbyterian Church, 5th Av. and 37th Street. (New York Times, June 3, 1912)

SUTTON -- Suddenly, on Monday, April. 21, 1902, <Joseph Holden Sutton, aged 32 years, son of the Rev. J. Ford Sutton, D.D. and the late Kate Judson Holden Sutton of Audubon Park, New York City. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services at Brick Church, Fifth Av. and Thirty-Seventh St., on Thursday morning, the 24th instant, at 11 o'clock. (New York Times, April 23, 1902)

CAPT. J.P. SUTTON DEAD -- Fought in the Civil War With a Michigan Regiment -- Captain J.P. Sutton of 3144 Main street, died after a short illness at 9'30 o'clock, aged 62 years.  The body will be sent to Cheyboygan, Mich., [sic] for burial.  Captain Sutton was a member of the governor's staff at the Soldiers' home in Leavenworth, and a member of the Seventh regiment, Michigan volunteers in the Civil War.  He leaves a wife and two children -- Mrs. Luther Slavens of Kansas City and Lynn Sutton, who is now in South Africa.  (Kansas City Star, August 20, 1903)

SUTTON -- On Friday, Dec. 30th.  Kate J.H. Sutton, wife of J. Ford Sutton, D.D. and daughter of the late Horace Holden.  Funeral services from Brick Presbyterian Church, Monday, Jan. 2, at 10:30 o'clock.  (New York Times, January 1, 1899)

SUTTON -- Katherrine Jeannette Palmer, wife of the late Frederick Judson Holden Sutton, July 14 at Amenia, N.Y. Funeral at her residence, Thursday, July 17 at 2 P.M. Please omit flowers. (New York Times, July 16, 1958)

SUTTON -- On Sunday, June 11, 1911, Lindon [sic] B. Sutton, son of  Mary E. and the late Joshua P. Sutton, husband of Edith Lauder, and father of Richard Sutton, aged 44 years.  Funeral services at The Bennington, 100th St. and West End Av., on Monday at 5 p.m. (New York Times, June 12, 1911)

UNIONVILLE -- Ill only a short time, Seeley Sutton, native of Slate Hill and long a resident of Unionville, died yesterday in Horton Memorial Hospital, Middletown.  He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Dayton Sutton of Slate Hill.  Surviving are his wife, who was Miss May Ayer; a daugher, Mrs. Ernest Soudant; three sons, Albert, Stanley and Jack Sutton, all of Unionville; two grandchildren, Douglas and Delores Sutton of Unionville; four sisters, Mrs. James Davison of Cooperstown and the Misses Lillian, Flossie and Mary Sutton of Slate Hill; and four brothers, Merritt and Clarence Sutton of New York, and Harry and Ernest Sutton of Slate Hill.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Unionville by Rev. G. Raymond Campbell and interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Slate Hill.  Mr. Sutton was a member of Minisink Council, J.O.U.A.M., and American Council, Daughters of America.  (Middletown Times Herald, May 7, 1937)

Mrs. Dorothy L. Teagarden, 67, of 7775 N. River Road, died at 5:23 a.m. Saturday, March 19 at Bethesda Hospital following a brief illness. Mrs. Teagarden was a resident of Zanesville area for most of her life and attended Trinity Full Gospel Church. Born Nov. 15, 1915, in Crooksville, she was a daughter of the late Asa and Faye Allen Brown. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Harold Teagarden, Jan. 31, 1982. Surviving are two sons, Michael Teagarden of Athens and John Patrick Teagarden of 643 Lenox Ave.; a sister Mrs. Robert (Rita) Baylor of 7775 N. River Road; three brothers, Charles F. Brown of 808 Luck Ave., Dean and Asa Brown Jr., both of Crooksville and eight grandchildren. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Bolin Funeral Home. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, March 20, 1983)

MURL TELLER: Murl E. Teller of Lake Orion died March 5 at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife Clara; children Thomas Teller of Lake Orion and James Teller of Clarkston, and nephews Carleton and Ernest Teller. Mr. Teller was retired from L/S Family Foods. He was a member of the Lake Orion Masonic Lodge 46 and the First Baptist Church of Lake Orion. A Masonic memorial service was conducted Thursday evening and the funeral was Friday, March 7, from the Lake Orion Chapel, Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home. Interment was at Oregon Township Cemetery. (Lake Orion Review, March 12, 1986)

FUNERAL TO-MORROW FOR MRS. FRANK THURSTIN. Mrs. Josephine Thurstin, aged 81, wife of Frank Thurstin, 129 East Church street, passed away Thursday, May 4th, at 7:00 a.m. at the Bliss Home in Oxford. Mrs. Thurstin, who had been in poor health for years, suffered a stroke last week from which she never rallied. She was born in Independence Township, September 16, 1862, the daughter of Cornelius L. and Elizabeth Brower Sutton. She attended the Independence and Town Corners schools, and was married March 15, 1892 to Frank Thurstin, in Pontiac. Her entire life was spent in Oakland County, coming to Lake Orion 26 years ago with her husband from their farm in Oakland Township. She was a member of the O.E.S. Surviving besides her husband are a sister, Mrs. Mae Schoff, of Howell, and a brother, Marion Sutton, of Lake Orion. The funeral will be held Saturday, May 6th, at 2:00 p.m. from Allen's Funeral Home, the Rev. F.R. Walker officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. (Lake Orion Review, May 5, 1944)

Services for Charles W. Todd, Summit Station, who died Friday, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Methodist Church in Summit Station.  The Rev. Charles G. Cecil will conduct the services and burial will be made in the Silent Home Cemetery in Reynoldsburg.  (Newark Advocate, April 27, 1956)

Services for Mrs. Clara E. Todd, 90, of Summit Station, will be held 10 a.m. Saturday in Summit Station United Methodist Church, with the Rev. David L. Blood and the Rev. William E. Myers officiating.  Burial will be in Silent Home Cemetery, Reynoldsburg.  Mrs. Todd died Tuesday afternoon in Grant Hospital, Columbus.  She was born Clara Moran, April 12, 1881 in Pataskala.  Mrs. Todd was a member of the Summit Station United Methodist Church.  Her husband, Charles W. Todd, died April 27, 1956.  Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Agatha Wilkin of Cincinnati, Mrs. Olive Link of Summit Station, Mrs. Esther Schwartzwalder of Columbus; four sons, Arthur R. of Pataskala, Russell C. of Newark, Leland of Canton, and Glenn G. of Summit Station; 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.  Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in Emerson-Newkirk Funeral, Kirkersville.  (Newark Advocate, June 24, 1971)

David W. Todd, 74, Columbus, died Sunday at his home from senility.  He leaves his widow, Mrs. Frances Louise Todd; three daughters, Rose and Mabel, at home, and Mrs. Frances Neighbarger, St. Louisville, O.; and four sons, Charles Todd, Columbus; James Todd, Miami, Fla.; William and Albert survive.  Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Reynoldsburg M.E. church.  Burial will be at Reynoldsburg.  (Newark Advocate, August 31, 1927)
George W. Todd, age 75, a veteran of the Civil War, died Sunday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alma McIntosh, 144 South Second street, with whom he had made his home for the past seven years. He was born in Kirkersville and lived most of his life in Franklin and Licking counties.  He had been an invalid for 13 years.  During the Civil War he served with Co. F of the 178th regiment.  Two children survive.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 in the home.  (Newark Advocate, February 16, 1920)

SUMMIT STATION:  James Edward Todd was born in Sussex county, Virginia, August 10, 1820, and died at the home of his daughter-in-law on December 10, 1899, aged 79 years and four months.  The deceased came to Ohio in 1830, and in 1853 he was married to Miss Phoebe Search.  To this union were born seven children, five sons and two daughters, one son, Albert, dying in infancy.  In 1863 his wife died, and in 1868 he was again married, this time to Miss Adie Bailey, and from this union two daughters were born, both of whom are now living.  Mr. Todd was a soldier of the war of rebellion, having enlisted in the 88th O.V.I. in 1862, serving till the end of the war.  Funeral took place from the Universalist church this place on Monday, at 1 o'clock, and the remains were interred in the Havens graveyard.  (Newark Advocate, December 12, 1899) 

KIRKERSVILLE -- Funeral services for Marvin Charles Todd, 45, of Summit Station, who was stricken with a heart attack Wednesday morning as he drove a car for testing, on which he had been working, along County Rd. 38, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday.  The Rev. N.C. Bangham will officiate at services in the Methodist Church in Summit Station and burial will be made in Silent Home Cemetery.  He was a mechanic and apparently had been in his usual good health, and Dr. Carl M. Frye, acting coroner, said that death resulted from coronary occlusion.  The son of the late Charles W. Todd, he was born July 27, 1914, in the area east of Columbus, now Whitehall.  He was singled and is survived by his mother, Mrs. Clara Moran of the home in Summit Station; three sisters, of Cincinnati, Mrs. Agatha Wilkins, Mrs. Olive Link of Summit Station and Mrs. Esther Schwartzwalder of Plain city; four brothers, Arthur of Pataskala, Russell of Utica, Leland of Canton and Glen Todd of the home.  Friends may call at the Emerson Funeral Home in Kirkersville after 7 p.m. Thursday and the body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Saturday.  (Newark Advocate, January 21, 1960)

NATIVE SON TYPHOID VICTIM.  Albany, Or., Aug. 6. -- (Special.) -- The body of Alfred Toner, who died at his home at Yaquina Wednesday, was brought to Albany last night and this morning taken to Zena, Polk County, via Salem, for burial.  His death was caused by typhoid fever, contracted, it is supposed, when he went with the O.A.C. cadet regiment to the Seattle Exposition.  He was 18 years old and a native of this state, having spent most of his life at Yaquina.  He was a son of William Toner, for many years express messenger on the Corvallis & Eastern railroad and one of the best-known railroad men in this part of the state.  (Portland Oregonian, August 7, 1909)

Evelyn A. Trabel, 89, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Allen County, she was the daughter of the late Nathan and Liliosa (nee, Sorg) Rorick. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven, the Rosary Sodality, Harvest House, and CRHP. She retired in 1985 after 15 years as an LPN at Lutheran Hospital. She is survived by her children, Carol (Virgil) Merkel, Marvin Trabel and Janice Bruce, all of Fort Wayne, Eugene (Barbara) Trabel of Leo, Joyce Trabel of Fort Wayne, Barbara Trabel of New Haven, Ila (James) Beck of Rockville, Md., Roberta (Thomas) Doust and Daniel (Margaret) Trabel, both of New Haven, Diana Trabel, Richard (Tina) Trabel, Robert (Debra) Trabel, Paul (Marlene) Trabel, and Gregory Trabel, all of Fort Wayne, and Mary Lynne Franke of New Haven; sisters, Edna McCraw of Spartanburg, S.C., Virginia Eversole of Hood River, Ore., and Alberta Rorick of Bend, Ore.; 28 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Trabel, in 1967; an infant son; two sisters; and five brothers. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 943 Powers St., New Haven, with calling one hour prior. Father James Seculoff officiating. Calling also from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven, with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Burial in the church cemetery. (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, September 19, 2009)

Dency Tubbs was born in New Jersey, Jan 8, 1817 and died at her home near Jeffersonville [Illinois] 29 Dec 1893 at the age of 76 years, 11 months, 21 days. Her maiden name was Dency Sarch [sic] and when quite young she moved with her parents to Ohio. She was married to James Rochelle and was blessed with two children. She survived her husband who died with that dreadful disease consumption, and she was left a widow with her two little children three and five years old. It seemed almost impossible for her to support them and like many other widows she had a hard time. In 1848 she married R. B. Tubbs. They emigrated to Wayne county where three boys and one girl were born to them. Her husband died in 1857 and she was left with scanty means for herself and children for the second time in life. She professed faith in Christ at an early age, joined the C.P. Church, afterwards with her second husband she joined the Free Will Baptist church and was a charter member of  the Free Will Baptists in Wayne County at what is known as Richard’s old school house....Her remains were interred in the Oak Valley cemetery...Four sons and a host of relatives are left to mourn....” (Wayne County Press, January 1894, posted online)

Newton, N.J., Jan. 16. -- Andrew J. Van Blarcom, prominent business man, known as the "father" of the Newton water system, died last night at his home, 53 High Street, after an illness of several years, at the age of 84.  (New York Times, January 17, 1933)

Newton, N.J., Feb. 21. -- Capt. Lewis Van Blarcom, a prominent lawyer of this place, died yesterday of paralysis.  He was born at Sparta, this county, July 19, 1835.  He served in the civil war in the Fifteen Regiment, New Jersey Volunteers.  He was wounded and captured, and spent four months in Libby Prison.  He was admitted to the bar in 1865, and in 1869 formed a partnership with Joseph Coult, now of Newark. Capt. Van Blarcom served five years as Prosecutor of the Pleas and two years as a Chosen Freeholder.  He is survived by a widow, two sons, and a daughter.  (New York Times, February 22, 1904)

Mrs. Mary Thomson Van Blarcom, whose death occurred at her home in Newton, October 5th, was born at Marksboro, N. J., on June 5th, 1837. She was the daughter of Dr. Alexander Hamilton Thomson, a graduate of the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania, and Rachael Everett Thomson, his wife. Her grandfather was Robert Thomson and her great grandfather, Col. Mark Thomson of distinguished Revolutionary memory, and a large land owner from whom Marksboro took its name. Besides serving in the war for Independence, Col. Thomson was in 177(unclear) elected a member from Sussex county to the Provincial Congress of New Jersey, one of the acts of which Congress was to change the government of New Jersey from the colonial form to a constitutional government or state. In all services to his country and state, in the trying days which called for patriotism, courage and capacity, Col. Thomson's name appears a heritage of honor, to his descendants.  In 1857, she married James Cummins, who died in 1863. Of this marriage, there are living three children, Mary L., wife of the late Vice Chancellor James E. Howell, Anna Florence, wife of James E. Baldwin, of Newton and Dr. James H. Cummins, of Newton.  In 1871, she married Captain Lewis Van Blarcom, an accomplished member of the bar. The children of this marriage are Kate Van Blarcom, of Newton, Andrew Van Blarcom, second assistant Prosecutor of Essex county and Lewis Van Blarcom, a lawyer of Newton. All her married life was passed at Newton, and though nearly eighty years of age, the declining years had dealt very gently with the beauty of her youth and with her attractive personality. She surrounded herself with that ideal county life of which she was so fond and which was always foremost in her mind. These with her many starling graces of mind and heart, drew to her a wide circle of friends to whom they will ever be a precious memory. (New Jersey Herald, October 12, 1916)

DEATH OF MRS. VAN BLARCOM: Mrs. Mary Thompson Van Blarcom, wife of the late Capt. Lewis Van Blarcom, died at her home in Newton, N.J., on Thursday in the eightieth year of her age. The funeral was held at her home this afternoon at 2 p.m. (Middletown Times Press, October 19, 1916)

VAN SICKLE -- At Port Jervis, October 1, John Emmett Van Sickle, aged seventy-nine years.  Surviving is a son Lester Van Sickle and a daughter, Miss Jennie Van Sickle, of Port Jervis.  (Orange County Independent, October 8, 1928)

Port Jervis -- Lester Van Sickle, eight Lane street, died in St. Francis Hospital.  He was born here July sixth, 1886, a son of John Emmet and Sarah Almeda Bross Van Sickle.  Surviving relatives are his wife and a sister, Miss Esther Jennie Van Sickle.  Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Quackenbush Funeral Home with Rev. C.B. Geyer officiating.  Interment will be in Laurel Grove cemetery.  (Middletown Times-Herald, November 18, 1938)

Port Jervis, Oct. 1 — Mrs. Sarah Almeda Bross Van Sickle died at her home, 31 Orange Street, at 11 o'clock on Sunday morning after long years of suffering of neuritis. She was aged nearly sixty-five years. Mrs. Van Sickle was born at High Point, Wantage township, N.J., on November 13, 1853, and was a daughter of the late Noah and Esther Wickham Bross. On December 21, 1870 she was united in marriage to John E. Van Sickle, of Libertyville, N.J. Her married life had been passed in Port Jervis with the exception of nine years they resided in Sussex. (Middletown Daily Times-Press, October 1, 1918)

John R. Varner, 91, of Zanesville Route 3, West Pike, died at 8:45 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 30) at his home.  Mr. Varner had been ill eight years.  Born near Pleasant Valley, he was a son of John and Elizabeth Parry Varner.  He was a retired farmer and a member of Macedonia church.  Surviving are his widow, Clara Drumm Varner; one son, Weldon Varner of Zanesville Route 3; a daughter, Mrs. Lauris DeWitt of Zanesville Route 3.  Three brother and two sisters are deceased.  The body was removed to Delong and Baker Funeral home, where friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.  Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday morning with Rev. D.R. Johnson of White Cottage officiating.  Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery between Hopewell and Mount Sterling.  Pall bearers will be Ross Wide, Raymond Wilson, Samuel Francis, Harold Mack, Virgil Baird and Raymond Shuey.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, October 2, 1965)

Christine Chesser Wallace, 23, of Carroll, former Crooksville resident, died at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday in Good Samaritan Hospital following an extended illness.  She was born Dec. 3, 1951 in Zanesville, a daughter of Ernest Chesser of Columbus and Mrs. Rita Baylor of 1019 Adair avenue.  Mrs. Wallace lived in Crooksville 1965 to 1971 and attended Crooksville High School and New Hope United Methodist Church at Crooksville.  Surviving are her husband, Alva Wallace of the home, her parents, step-father Robert Baylor 1019 Adair, two sons, Jay Edward and Timothy Allen, both of the home; a sister, Mrs. Charles (Pamela) Bookman of Crooksville; two brothers, Steven Chesser of 1019 Adair avenue and Troy Chesser of Route 5. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Goebel Funeral Home in Crooksville with burial in Crooksville Cemetery.  Friends may call after 2 p.m. today and all day Thursday.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, August 13, 1975) 

At Florence, Idaho Territory, while firing a national salute on the 4th, a Mr. Walling, formerly of Amity, Yamhill county, was killed and Wm. Bernard, of California, was severely wounded by a premature discharge. (Oregon Statesman, July 20, 1863)

FIFTY YEARS AGO:  While the citizens of Florence, Idaho, were firing a salute on the Fourth, Mr. Walling was killed and a Mr. William Bernard, of California, was killed.  Mr. W. was a son of J.B. Walling of Amity and a nephew of A.G. Walling of Portland.  (Portland Oregonian, July 14, 1913)

Funeral services for Adam L. Walling, member of one of Oregon's oldest pioneer families, was held last Saturday at Finley's mortuary and the interment was made is Oswego cemetery.  Mr. Walling was born in Portand February 9, 1859, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Walling, pioneers of 1847.  His entire life was spent in or near Portland.  He died at his residence in Garden Home August 31.  Mrs. Walling is survived by his widow, a daughter Mrs. Charles Wauker [sic] of Portland, and three brothers, Albert, Archie and George Walling.  (Portland Oregonian, September 9, 1922)

WALLING -- At the home of Andy Macklin, on Dry Creeek, on Tuesday, the 13th of December, 1887, Mrs. Annie Walling, wife of Enos Walling, aged 20 years, 11 months and 2 days.  (Idaho Statesman, December 15, 1887)

WALLING – In this city Nov. 28, Benjamin F. Walling Sr., husband of Georgia M. Walling, father of Jesse J., Frankie G. and Ben F. Walling Jr., brother of J.D. and Grant Walling, Mrs. Alice Pomeroy and Mrs. Jennie McFarland.  Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 2, at 10:30 A.M., in the drawing room chapel of Holman & Lutz, E. 14th and Sandy blvd.  Vault entombment, Lincoln Memorial Park mausoleum.  (Portland Oregonian, December 2, 1929)
The death of Carl Walling, son of Frank E. Walling, 235 Halsey street, has been reported in three different letters written to Portland friends by his comrades of Company A of the 162d Artillery.  No official notification has been received by Mr. Walling, whose telegrams to Washington brought the reply that the son's name had been carried on no casualty list and that they had no information on his reported death.  According to the letters, which have been received by mothers of the Battery A Relief Corps, young Walling was struck by a shell in the fighting of August 30.  He died in an ambulance on the way to the hospital.  Young Walling was formerly a boilermaker in the Willamette Iron & Steel Works.  He went with the National Guard in the first call as a bugler.  (Portland Oregonian, September 30, 1918)

SAD AFFLICTION: Charles A. Walling, the eldest son of A.G. Walling, died in his home in this city yesterday morning, after a brief illness. Deceased was in his sixteenth year. He was a bright, intelligent boy of manly, frank disposition and possessed of many commendable qualities of heart and mind. Charley was highly esteemed by all those with whom he associated; liked for pleasant, congenial ways and respected for his industrious habits. All who knew him will be pained to learn that he has passed away, while his death brings a pang of inconsolable anguish to his father, mother, sisters, and brothers. (Portland Oregonian, January 18, 1876)

At her home in Edendale, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 1893, Eliza Run [sic] Walling, relict of J.D. Walling, of Spring Valley.  Funeral conducted in the church at Zena on Thursday afternoon at 1:30.  The remains came to  Salem on the forenoon train from Portland.  (Salem Evening Capital Journal, January 13, 1893)
WALLING -- At the family residence, 427 Twentieth Ave. N., Oct. 15, 1920, Elisha R. Walling, aged 77 years, beloved father of William Walling of this city; Ebenezer Walling and Mrs. Ida Matlock of Alberta; Otto Walling of St. John, Wash.; Jesse Walling of Mabton, Wash.; and Realous Walling of California. Member John F. Miller Post, G.A.R. Funeral services will be held at the parlors of Bonney-Watson Co., 1720 Broadway, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, under auspices of John F. Miller Post, G.A.R. Friends and members are invited to attend. Interment at G.A.R. Cemetery. (Seattle Post-Intelligencer, October 17, 1920)

Died, in Woodburn, Oregon, on Sunday, November 1, Enos Clark Walling, aged 52 years, 7 months and 4 days.  He leaves a widow and six children.  Mr. Walling was born in Oregon and came to Idaho with his father, when he was 7 years of age.  The remains arrived in Boise yesterday evening.  The funeral will leave Shreiber & Sidenfaden's undertaking parlors at 2:45 p.m. today.  Services will be held at the Christian church at 3 o'clock.  Interment will be made in Masonic Cemetery.  (Idaho Statesman, November 4, 1908)

A PIONEER OF IDAHO --  E.C. Walling, living on East Warm Springs avenue, yesterday received a telegram telling of the death of his brother, Fletcher Walling, at Salem, Oregon.  The deceased was 61 years of age at the time of his death.  He leaves no family.  Fletcher Walling was one of the earliest settlers to this section of Idaho, he having lived in Boise in the early 60's.  He left Idaho a number of years ago, however, after the pioneering days were over, and has made his home in Oregon.  He will be recalled by some of the old timers here though he left before the present generation came on the scene.  (Idaho Statesman, April 26, 1907)

WALLING – Sept. 23, Frank E. Walling, formerly of 1570 SE 85th ave.; beloved father of Mrs. Hazel Trent, San Pablo, Cal., and Mrs. Gladys Frederick of Oregon City, brother of John W. Walling of Amity, Or.,; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Friends invited to services Tuesday, September 25, 10:30 A.M., at the Chapel of the Gable Funeral Home, 225 NE 80th.  Private committal at Union cemetery, Forest Grove.  (Portland Oregonian, September 25, 1945)

WALLING – Frank M., late of 4235 Rodney ave., husband of Minnie E. Walling, father of Mrs. Florence Harrington, Mrs. Grace Hicks, Puget Island, Wash.; Mrs. Lorene Browning; brother of George G. Walling, Sherwood, Or.; Walter C. Walling of Eugene, Or.; Mrs. Nellie Fall, Portland; Le Roy Walling, New York city, N.Y., and four grandchildren.  Service Monday, 3 P.M., Little Chapel of the Chimes, 430 N Killingsworth.  Interment Rose City cemetery.  (Portland Oregonian, July 6, 1941)

Walling -- At the farm home, near Lincoln, Polk county, Oregon, Monday, February 22, 1904, at 2 p.m., Fred Walling, son of J.G. [sic] Walling, aged 17 years, of blood poisoning, resulting from erysipelas.  The funeral arrangements have not been made as of yet, but will be announced tomorrow.  (Salem Capital Journal, February 22, 1904)
MERE SCRATCH CAUSES DEATH.  Salem, Or., Feb. 23. -- As a result of a small scratch upon the knuckle of the forefinger of the left hand, blood poison set in, and Fred Walling, the 16-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling, who reside near Lincoln Spring Valley, now lies dead at the home of his parents, and the latter are nearly prostrated with grief over the sad event, for the boy was the pride of the family and, in fact, the neighborhood.  (Portland Oregonian, February 24, 1904) 

Tracy Walling came up from Portland last night to attend the funeral of his brother, Fred Walling, at Zena this afternoon.  (Salem Capital Journal, February 24, 1904)
Amity, Or., Dec. 9. – (Special.) – One of Amity’s pioneer residents, Fred Walling, committed suicide today by hanging himself on the Southern Pacific trestle just south of town.  He left a letter which told of his intention to end his life.  Mr. Walling was a member of the local Odd Fellows lodge.  Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Dora Walling; a son, Nelson Walling of Montana; a daughter, Mrs. Pearl Wright of Salem, and a brother, John W. Walling of Amity.  (Portland Oregonian, December 10, 1931)

Amity, Or., Dec. 12. – (Special.) – Frederick Walling, 71, a native son, who was born two miles east of Amity, July 18, 1860, died here Wednesday.  With the exception of about five years’ residence in California, his entire life was spent in this community.  He was the second son of Nelson and Celeste Walling, pioneers who came to Amity from Peoria, Ill., in 1845.  He moved from the farm to Amity in 1922.  He was a member of the Amity Baptist church and Odd Fellows lodge.  On October 10, 1886, he married Dora Weston Billings of Amity, who survives him.  Two children, Nelson E. Walling of Evanston, Wyo., and Mrs. Pearl Wright of Salem, Or., also survive.  (Portland Oregonian, December 13, 1931)

DIED -- At the residence of his son, Spring Vallley, Polk county, Oregon, Gabriel Walling, aged 60 years and ten months. He leaves a companion and a large number of relatives to mourn his loss; but their loss is his eternal gain, for he died in the triumph of living faith. (Portland Oregonian, December 12, 1857)

Gabriel Walling, who crossed the plains in 1854, and made the Willamette Valley his home from that time until his death, was found dead in his bed yesterday morning, by his son, Frank M. Walling, with whom he has made his home in his old age.  Mr. Walling was born February 26, 1836.  After coming to Oregon, he settled at Amity, Yamhill County.  He has been closely associated with the history of the Willamette Valley since that time and is widely known by old residents.  He was for years employed as a steamboat engineer, and later worked in Portland as a carpenter.  His uncle, Albert G. Walling, is said to have been Portland's first printer.  Six children survive him.  They are:  John E., who lives at Mabel, Linn County; George G., F.M. and Roy G., who live in Portland; Walter C. and Nellie E. Walling, who live in Salem.  (Portland Oregonian, January 16, 1904)

Silverton, Or., Dec. 10. – (Special.) – George A. Walling died at the home of his son, Chester, near Silverton, Sunday.  He was the last of eight children, his brother Albert having died at Rockaway a short time ago.  He leaves four sons, Chester of near Silverton; Willie of Jefferson, Ralph of near Turner, Roy [sic] of Tulare, California; one daughter, Mrs. George Sutherland of Rockaway.  Funeral arrangements have not been completed.  Mr. Walling was born in Oregon City in 1856.  (Portland Oregonian, December 10, 1928)
WALLING -- In this city, Georgia M. Walling, November 23.  Arrangements in charge of Holman & Lutz Colonial Mortuary, East 14th and Sandy boulevard.  Announcement of funeral later.  (Portland Oregonian, November 24, 1931)

SERVICES HELD FOR DAYTON RESIDENT:  Funeral services for Grace L. Walling, 76, of Dayton, were held Monday, April 21 in the Chapel of Macy & Son.  Mrs. Walling died April 17 at Oakwood Glen Convalescent Home. She was born Jan. 12, 1889, at Omaha, Nebraska, the daughter of George H. and Elizabeth Locke Jackman. She was married to Kirk Walling in Dayton and had lived in Dayton over 60 years.  She was a member of the Electa Chapter Order of the Eastern Star in Dayton.  Survivors include her husband, Kirk Walling, Dayton; daughter, Mrs. Loraine Jones, Dayton; brother, Walter Jackman, McMinnville; sister, Mrs. T.V. Newman, Amity; grandchildren:  Richard Wayne Walling, Dayton, and Mrs. Cheryl D. Weidner, Mulino, Ore.  (Dayton Tribune, April 24, 1975)

The Statesman gives the following particulars of the sad death of Mr. Jesse D. Walling, of Polk County. He was out on the road as Supervisor, working a party of men. About 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, his saddle horse, a young animal, got loose and started to run along the road. Mr. Walling ran in front to stop him, but the animal dashed straight on, striking him in the face and throwing him back against a log with great force. The back of his head struck a knot which penetrated the skull and he never spoke again. He was picked up breathing but insensible and carried home while a physician was hastily summoned but before Dr. Grubbs, who had been called, reached the place the old gentleman was dead. He was an old settler of Oregon, enterprising citizen, good neighbor, kind friend, and leaves a large family to mourn his sudden loss. They have the sympathies of a host of friends, for all remember "Uncle Jesse" as a man of kind words and noble deeds. (Portland Oregonian, May 11, 1870)

Jesse D. Walling, an old and respected resident of Polk County, Oregon, was run over by a horse and killed, at Salem, May 9th.  He was a brother of J.B. Walling, an old citizen of this valley.  (Idaho Statesman,  May 17, 1870)

SALEM, July 7 (Special) – J.D. (Bird) Walling, 83, native of Oregon, died at his home near Zena Sunday.  Mr. Walling was born on his father's donation land claim.  He was graduated from Willamette university and was later engaged in the photographic business at Zena.  For the past many years he had operated a farm.  Surviving are the widow, Cora Walling; three daughters, Mrs. Eva Purvine, Amity; Mrs. Gertrude Stewart, Oswego; Mrs. Ethel Mott, Salem, and two sons, Jesse D., Salem, and Harold C., Portland.  He also leaves a brother, Grant, of Dayton, and a sister, Mrs. Alice Pomeroy, Kimberly Idaho. Funeral services will be held at the Clough-Barrick Chapel here Wednesday afternoon, with interment in the Zena cemetery. (Portland Oregonian, July 8, 1940)

Funeral services for Mrs. Lottie M. Walling, one of the victims of the recent railroad wreck near Celilo, were held from the First Christian Church at Amity, Or., December 4.  At the same time the funeral services for her grandson, Jack Cole, who was also killed in the Celilo tragedy, were held and both were laid to rest in the  Amity cemetery.  Mrs. Walling had been a resident of Amity for many years, and was a native daughter of Oregon.  She was born at Hillsboro on September 9, 1873, to Henry and Eliza Wooley, pioneers of the state.  On May 24, 1893, she was married to J.A. Walling at Amity, where she was prominent in church and lodge work.  Rev. Sickafoose, who performed the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Walling and had been their lifelong friend, conducted the funeral.  Scores of friends paid tribute to the memory of Mr. [sic] Walling and the church was a mass of floral offerings.  Mrs. Walling leaves two children, Norman R. Walling, now at Cristobal, Canal Zone, and a daughter, Mrs. Reta Cole of McMinnville.  She is also survived by three sisters, Mrs. Emma W. Chandler, Mrs. W.F. Breidenstein, Mrs. Frank E. Walling, all of Portland, and a brother, F.E. Wooley of Oakland, Cal.  (Portland Oregonian, December 18, 1921)

Oregon City, Or., Nov. 24. – (Special.) – Mrs. Margaret Johnston Walling, wife of George A. Walling of Salem, for many years a resident of Clackamas County, died at the Salem home of her son, Ray Johnston [sic], yesterday, after a brief illness.  Mrs. Walling, who was the daughter of the late Jacob and Anne Johnston, was born in 1860.  In 1867 she crossed the plains with her parents to Oregon City.  She was married to Mr. Walling in this city, and he engaged in business here a number of years, later going to Salem.  (Portland Oregonian, November 25, 1925)

STAYTON -- Margarret Walling, 84, died Thursday.  She was born in Portland and moved to the West Stayton-Aumsville area in 1959. She was a nurses aide at Marion Estates Nursing Home in Sublimity for 15 years. She married Claude in 1934 he died in 1980. She enjoyed traveling and flowers. Four sons preceded her in death.  Survivors include her sons, Bill of LaPine, Gary of Marion, Don of Sublimity and Hank of Turner daughters, Lena Sears of Atoka, Okla., Beverly Wonderling of Aumsville sisters, Julia Zielke of Eugene, Nadine Geile of Spokane, Wash. 41 grandchildren 71 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.  Visiting will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Weddle Funeral Home. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Interment will be at Lone Oak Cemetery. Contributions: Willamette Valley Hospice. (Statesman-Journal, January 26, 2001)

Walling – Nellie, mother of Kirk, Dayton; sister of Mrs. Tom Rogers, McMinnville; Mrs. Mona Matlock, Salem.  Services at 3 PM Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Macy’s Chapel, McMinnville. Interment Hopewell Cemetery.  (Portland Oregonian, September 18, 1951)

WALLING – In this city, Nov. 10, Nelson Walling, father of Mrs. O.R. Gweet.  Remains are at the chapel of Edward Holman & Son, Third and Salmon sts.  Notice of funeral later.  (Portland Oregonian, November 12, 1923)

WALLING -- Ruth G. On Aug 26, 1980, at Stannfordville, NY. Wife of the late Roy Walling. Funeral private. Memorial services on Sept. 13, Grace Church, Millbrook, NY at 11 AM. (New York Times, August 28, 1980)

WALLING – Walter Clair, of Osborn Apts.  Died March 4, born February 18, 1877, near Oregon City; beloved husband of Tillie; father of Walter Charles Walling, of Portland, and Richard L. Walling, of Eugene, 4 grandchildren, half brother of G. Roy Walling of Stanfordville, N.Y.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 6, at 2 pm, in Simon-Lounsbury Mortuary, Eugene, Dr. Carroll C. Roberts officiating.  (Portland Oregonian, March 5, 1958)

William E. "Bill" Walling, of La Pine, died Sunday of natural causes. He was 69. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Mr. Walling was born March 10, 1938, in Portland, the son of Claude and Margaret (Black) Walling. He married Patricia Coleman on Dec. 24, 1983, in Las Vegas. Mr. Walling served in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged. He worked as a train conductor for Southern Pacific Railroad for many years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, football, golf, the outdoors, camping, computers, cabinetmaking and spending time with family. Survivors include his wife; a son, Lonnie, of Salem; three daughters, Lori Hargrave and Linda, both of Lincoln City, and Jenise Williams, of Salem; three brothers, Hank, of Depoe Bay, Gary, of Marion, and Don, of Aumsville; two sisters, Lena Sears, of Atoka, Okla., and Bev Wonderling, of Aumsville; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, his parents and four brothers. (Bend Bulletin, November 9, 2007)

Mrs. Caroline Warner, wife of L. Warner, who lives on Beacon and East Twelfth streets, died yesterday morning after an illness of two days.  Mrs. Warner sat down to supper with the rest of the family, in the enjoyment of the best of health.  In the midst of the meal, she suddenly threw up her arms, went into a spasm, and nearly collapsed before assistance could be rendered.  Dr. Rafferty was summoned, and remained with her nearly all of Saturday night, doing all in his power to afford relief, but nothing could be done for her.  She died at 3 o'clock yesterday morning.  The immediate cause of death was paralysis.  Mrs. Warner had lived in the city for the past four years, moving here from Amity.  She belonged to a well-known pioneer family, being a niece of the late A.G. Walling, formerly a well-known resident of Portland.  She was 34 years old, and was born in Polk County.  She leaves a husband and three small children.  The remains will be taken to Amity today, where the funeral will be held. Rev. Thomas A. Harris, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church, of which the deceased was a member, will conduct the services.  (Portland Oregonian, November 23, 1897)

Graveside services will be held at the Amity Cemetery, Thursday, Sept. 28, 1967 at 1:30 p.m. for Dewitt Warner, 84, with arrangements by Scott's Funeral Chapel. He died in Forest Grove Sept. 24.  Born in Phillip County, Kansas Nov. 13, 1882, the son of Nancy and James Warner, he came with his parents to the Amity area where he lived until 1959 when he moved to Forest Grove.  Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Mary Landers of Alleghany, Ore., Mrs. Mildred Warren of Forest Grove, Mrs. Bessie Simonson, McMinnville; three sons, Francis Warner of San Diego, Irvin Warner of Amity, and Robert Warner of Beaverton; 25 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. (McMinnville News-Register, September 27, 1967)

Jeffersonville -- Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Van Sickel [sic] Wilkin were held today at the Presbyterian Church here.  The Reverend Joseph Kovach officiated.  Burial was in the Presbyterian Cemetery.  Beside her husband, Dr. Charles Wilkin, a son, Osmer of Newburgh, survives.  (Middletown Times-Herald, July 3, 1947)

WILLSON -- Isabel Adams, at Sussex, N.J., oon April 22, 1970. Beloved wife of M. Lawrence Willson, mother of John A. and Lawrence D., grandmother of Lawrence Adams and Barbara Lynn Willson, daughter of the late Elihu Adams and Mary Margarum. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society or your favorite charity. Services at the First Presbyterian Church, Sussex, N.J., on Saturday at 2 P.M. (New York Times, April 23, 1970)

Mrs. Emma Frambes Wood died Saturday in Warwick aged 37 years.  Her father, a Methodist clergyman of Flanders, N.J., and her three sisters all survive her.  She was married to Mr. H.K. Wood in 1887, and was the mother of two sons and two daughters.  (Middletown Daily Times, September 14, 1893)

YARRINGTON, Albert "Bud" L. -- Of Flint, age 82, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, April 19, 2010 at McLaren Regional Medical Center. The funeral service will take place 12:00 noon, Friday, April 23, 2010 at the Colonial Hills Baptist Church. Pastor Doug Klein will officiate. Burial will follow in Crestwood Memorial Gardens with Graveside Military Honors. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, from 12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m. Bud will go to church to lie in state on Friday, April 21, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 noon. Those desiring may direct memorial contributions to the family fund. Envelopes are available at the funeral home and church. Albert was born October 19, 1927 in Stamwood, Michigan the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence and Edith (Rorick) Yarrington. He and Edith Davis were united in marriage on July 15, 1966. Bud leaves to cherish his memory, his four daughters, Suzanne Pinkney, Kathy Robinette, Dianne Lutze, and Mary and husband, Alvin Friday; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one brother; five sisters; daughter-in-law, Bethany Lutze; beloved dogs, Diamond and Ruby; beloved cat, Black & White; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 36 years, Edith; son, Stephen Lutze; two brothers; and beloved dogs, Bobo, Chip and Ren. (Flint Journal, April 22, 2010)

Harley Yocum, 83, of  939 Orchard street, a widely-known horseshoe pitcher during the 1920s, died at Good Samaritan Hospital at 5:05 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 5).  He had been a patient since Dec. 23.  A lifelong resident of Zanesville, he was born April 16, 1882.  Mr. Yocum worked as a night watchman at Starr's for many years before his retirement.  He was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church.  Surviving are Mrs. Eulalia Lemert, a sister-in-law, and two nieces and two nephews.  The body is at Hillis Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 p.m. today.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, January 6, 1966)

Services for Harley Yocum, 83, of 939 Orchard street will be held at 9 a.m. in St. Nicholas Catholic Church.  Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Hillis Funeral Home is in charge.  Mr. Yocum died at 5:05 p.m. Wednesday in Good Samaritan Hospital where he had been a patient since Dec. 23.  (Zanesville Times-Recorder, January 7, 1966)

HIP INJURY FATAL TO MRS. NATHAN YOCOM. A fractured hip sustained in a fall proved fatal this morning to Mrs. Phoebe Search Yocom, 88, at her home on Montgomery avenue. Mrs. Yocom, who was the widow of Nathan Yocom, had been a patient at Good Samaritan Hospital since the accident. She was removed to her home last Saturday and appeared to be somewhat improved. Complications developed, however, and resulted in death. Mrs. Yocom was a native of Muskingum county and had resided here almost her entire life. She was a member of the Finley chapel, Newark road. Surviving are three sons, Ray E., and Harley C., William T. [sic] Yocom, all of this city; seven grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. The body was removed to Mangold funeral home. (Zanesville Signal, October 20, 1938)

Mrs. Phoebe Search Yocom, 88, widow of Nathan Yocom, who died Thursday morning at her home, will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at Mangold funeral home with Rev. R.S. Martin officiating.  Burial will be at Woodlawn.  The body will remain at the funeral home until the services.  (Zanesville Signal, October 21, 1938)

Services for Ray E. Yocum, 65, of 506 Taylor street, president of the Yocum Gas and Oil Company, will be held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Forest Avenue chapel of the Mader-Peeples funeral home.  Rev. L.A. Schreiber will officiate.  Burial will be in Memorial Park.  The body will remain at the funeral where Amity lodge, F.&A.M., will hold service at 8 o'clock Tuesday evening.  Mr. Yocum died at 10:30 o'clock Sunday morning in Bethesda hospital of a heart ailment.  He was admitted to the hospital Nov. 7.  He was born in Hopewell township, a son of Nathan and Phoebe Search Yocum.  He was a lifelong resident of this community.  Mr. Yocum was a member of the Central Trinity Methodist church, Amity Lodge No. 5, F.&A.M., and was a 32nd degree Mason. Surviving are his widow, Gladys; two sons, Al of 910 Forest avenue and Richard of Columbus; two daughters, Mrs. Eugene Hubbard of Montgomery avenue and Mrs. John M. Bell of El Paso, Tex.; one brother, Harley, of the home; and five grandchildren.  (Zanesville Signal, November 14, 1965)

Funeral services for William Pitser "Bill" Yocom, 62, of 1009 Jackson street, who died at his home Thursday, will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Dean funeral home with Rev. James H. Kinney, retired Methodist minister, officiating. Burial will be in the Williams cemetery, West pike. The body will remain at the funeral home. Surviving are his widow, Lillie J. Yocom; three daughters, Viola Yocom of Columbus, Mrs. Ethel Lanning of Lewis drive, and Mrs. Mildred Barks of Euclid avenue; brothers H.C. Yocom of Licking View and R.E. Yocom of Montgomery avenue; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. (Zanesville Signal, June 25, 1943.