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Obituaries and Death Notices

Gertrude E. Callahan
The funeral of Gertrude Elnora Callahan daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Callahan will be held at St. John's Catholic church Saturday at 8:30 a.m. Burial in Gethsemani cemetery.
[Lima Daily News, May 2, 1913]


John (Jack) Francis Callahan
Requiem high mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday in St. Rose Catholic church with Msgr. James E. Elder as celebrant, Burial in Gethsemani cemetery. [The Lima News, Feb. 11, 1948]

Dorothy Campbell
Obituary for appeared in the Lima News Sep 13, 1974
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: September 28,1896, in Hardin Co, to Mr. and Mrs. Newton J. Zieglcr.
Married to: Warren K. Quint ; Kenneth Campbell
Occupation:
Died: Sep 12, 1974 at Roselawn Nursing Home, Spencerville,
Survived by: 1 son; 2 brothers; 1 sister; 5 grandchildren
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima

Perry Carl
Brief service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the residence, seven miles southeast of delphos, followed at 2 p.m. with service at the Marion-tp United Brethren church, conducted by Rev. Dale Emrick. Burial in Walnut Grove cemetery.

Michael E Carlock

Dates: Nov 15, 1930 - Mar 25, 2005
Lima: Obituary for Michael E Carlock appeared in the Lima News on Mar 27, 2005
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Nov 15, 1930 to Dale & Nellie Newland Carlock
Married to: Barbara McNett for 52 years
Occupation: Retired from Superior Metal Products
Died: Mar 25, 2005
Survived by: wife; 1 son; 1 daughter; 2 grandchildren; 1 sister
Military: No
Burial: Blue Lick Cemetery

Lynn E. Carmack
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News May 9, 2011
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Dec. 19, 1933, in Findlay to George and Edna Messer Carmack,
Married to: Carol ? for 25 years
Occupation: his own company, Always Best Fasteners in Massillon
Died: May 7, 2011, at The Laurels of Massillon.
Survived by: wife; 8 children; 21 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 1 sister
Military: Army Veteran
Burial:


Kathryn Carnes

Dates: 1895 - Mar 30, 1992
Lima : Obituary for Kathryn Carnes appeared in The Lima News on Mar 31, 1992
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: 1895 to John J & Ada Hay Wyre
Married to: John R Carnes for 67 years
Occupation: retired teacher
Died: Mar 30, 1992 in San Antonio, Tx
Survived by: 1 son; 1 daughter; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima, O

Andrew Carpenter
Last rites will be observed at 2p.m. Saturday at the Second Baptist church with Rev. G.J. Johnson, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. Arrangements are in the charge of the Jones Brothers funeral home. [The Lima News August 22, 1940 - Submitted by Tina Hursh]

Grace Carson
Dates: Apr 26, 1884 - Feb 9, 1979
Lima : Obituary for Grace Carson appeared in The Lima News on Feb 10, 1979
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Apr 26, 1884 to Joseph K & Eliza Brown McClurg
Married to: Rev. F. Stanley Carson
Occupation: retired school teacher
Died: Feb 9, 1979 in the Lima Convalescent Home
Survived by: 2 step-sons
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

Jess J. Carr
Jess J. Carr, 81, of 216 E. Wayne-st, a retired laborer, died at 6 p.m. Tuesday at his home. Mr. Carr, a lifetime resident of Allen-co, was a member of the Christian church in Delphos and the Borrowed Time Club.He is survived by two sons, W. E. of Lima, and S. A. of Spencerville; a daughter, Mrs. John Townsend of Spencerville ; 20 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body will remain at the Lewis funeral home where services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday. Rev. F. Laman will conduct service and burial in Allen town cemetery.
[The Lima News, Dec. 15, 1943]

Lafayette A. Carr
Lafayette A. Carr, 82 ; a retired carpenter and shoe repairman, died al 3:30 p. as. Saturday at his home at 657 S. Metcalf-st after an illness of 14 weeks. He is survived by his wife, Emma; three sons, Harry, of Limn; Willis, of Turner, Fla? and Byron, of 623 Catalpa-av a daughter, Mrs, Ruth Brown, of 803 Dingledine-av; two brothers, S. D. Carr, of W. Kibby-st. and Jess Carr. cf Glendale , Calif ; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services for Carr, a member of the Borrowed Time club, will be held at 2 p. m. Monday. Rites will be conducted at the Grace Methodist church, of which he was a member, by Rev. E. J. A. St Louis, with burial in Allentown cemetery. The body will be removed Sunday morning from the Davis-Miller and Son funeral home to the residence to remain until time of services.
[Lima News, Oct 6, 1940]

Washington Carr
Mr. Washington Carr, an old pioneer of Lima and well known throughout the county died at his home, 923 St. Johns avenue, Wednesday afternoon at 3:20 o'clock, after suffering for the past 6 months with a complication of diseases. The deceased was born at Wheeling, W. Va., May 9, 1834, being nearly 78 years old at the time of death. He was interested in local real estate and was a large property owner, one time owning many lots on east North street, including the block at the rear of the Norval hotel and other adjoining properties. The deceased leaves a wife and grandson, Roy Carr, of Marion, Indiana to mourn his death, all the other close relatives of the family being dead. The funeral will be held from the U.B. church, Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Webb, with interment at the Woodlawn cemetery.
[Lima Daily News, Thursday, June 23, 1910]

Helen M. Carson
RESIDENT OF LIMA 50 YEARS DIES THURSDAY
Mrs. Helen M. Carson, 82, died at 6 a. m. Thursday at her home, 218 S. Union-st, 12 hours after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. She was born in Delaware, and had lived in Lima 50 years. She was the widow of Alexander Carson. She is survived by a son Francis, of Lima ; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Alice Ryan., of Columbus. Funeral services will be at 4 p. m. Saturday at the Davis- Miller and Son mortuary, with the Rev. Karl Mueller officiating. The body will remain at the mortuary until the time of the service. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery.
[Lima News, Sep 17, 1931]

Anna Case
Final rites for Mrs. Anna Case, 72, of 618 Faurot-av, widow of Ed Case, who died at 4 a.m. Friday in St. Rita's hospita; will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Davis-Miller and Son Cathedral chapel with Dr. J. ira Jones officiating. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. Mrs. Case, a native of Jasper-co, Ind., died following an illness of three months. Her husband died in August of 1946. She was a member of Trinity Methodist church and the Order of Eastern Star in Lima. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Della Peregrine, Hamlet, Ind., and Mrs. Lulu DeArmond, North Judson, Ind., and a nephew, Don Peregrine, Hamlet, Ind. The body will remain at the funeral home until time of services.
[The Lima News, Feb. 7, 1948]

Dorotha Mae Case
Dates: Jul 7, 1915 - Jul 8, 1983
Lima : Obituary for Dorotha M Case appeared in The Lima News on July 9, 1983
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Jul 7, 1915 to Albert & Ethel Maylor Donhauser
Married to: Chester W Case
Occupation: homemaker
Died: Jul 8, 1983 at her residence
Survived by: husband; 2 sons; 2 daughters; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

Everett W. Cash
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Feb 17, 1986
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: May 3, 1913, in Pike County, O the son of Lloyd and Bertha Faulkner Cash.
Married to: Geraldine E. Wilson for 44 years
Occupation: retired from Westinghouse Electrical Corp. after 36 years
Died: Feb 17, 1986 Lima Memorial Hospital
Survived by: 1 son; 3 daughters; 14 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 1 brother; 5 sisters
Military: WWII Army Air-Corp Veteran
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima

Mary Cavinder
Mrs. Mary Cavinder, 72 years old widow of James Cavinder, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alice Siferd, of 708 E. Vine-st Wednesday night. She had suffered all winter from genera; debility and in the past two weeks suffered from pneumonia. She was born in Jasper county, Ind., and came to Lima when a young woman, She was married to James Cavinder, they had seven children, all of whom survive. They are; Mrs. Siferd, Guerney Cavinder, of Lima, Mrs. Matilda Kennedy of Bellefontaine, Mrs. Effie Walters, William Cavinder, Wesley Cavinder, of Lakeview, and Mrs. Nellie Snyder, Detroit. Arrangements are being made to take the remains to Lakeview, over the Ohio Electric, and the funeral and interment will occur there.
[Lima Daily News, May 1, 1913]

John G. Chidester
Funeral services for John Gerald Chidester, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald d. Chidester; Route 5, will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Diller funeral home at Bluffton. The Rev. Roger Riley will officiate and burial will be in West Point cemetery. The baby was born Mar 9 and was sick only one day before he died Saturday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Chidester have three other children, all girls.
[Lima News, Mar 16, 1952]

Frank L. Churchill
Frank L. Churchill, 73, a retired representative of the Veterans bureau, died at 9:30 a. m. Tuesday at his home at 1011 W. Elm-st after an illness of three years. He had been a resident of Lima for the past 40 years and was a member of the Masonic lodge. He is survived by his wife, Florence; two sons, Leslie, of Walled Lake, Mich., and Richard, of Canton, two daughters, Mrs. Paul Young, of Canton, and Mrs. Paul DeWeese, of Findlay, and six grandchildren; a brother, John C, of Vineland , N. J., and a sister, Mrs. Will McBride, of Iowa . The body will be removed Wednesday from the Davis-Miller and Son funeral home to the residence where services will be held at 2 p. m. Thursday. Rev. D. F. Helms, of the Grand-av Methodist church, will officiate, and burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery.
[Lima News, Nov 5, 1940]

Israel J. Clarke
Israel J. Clarke, 85, of Perry-tp, died Sunday night at his home following a lingering illness. The only survivor is the widow, Rana.
Funeral services will be held at the home at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. E.J. Penhorwood officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery with the Siferd funeral home in charge.
[The Lima News, Jan 13, 1935]

Mrs. Joseph Clapper
Mrs. Joseph Clapper, 66, long time Allen-co resident died at 1 a.m. Monday in her home. She was born southeast of Delphos, but had resided in Allen-co all her life. Mrs. Clapper was a member of the Elida United Brethren church. Surviving are her husband and two brothers William Neely, of near Delphos, and Frank Neely, of Spencerville. Last rites will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Elida United Brethren church. Burial will be in Walnut Grove cemetery. The body has been taken from the Paul Harter mortuary to the residence.
[The Lima News, Mar. 9, 1942]

Frank E. Clay
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the South Side Church of Christ with Rev. E.J. Penhorwood, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Memorial park cemetery in charge of the Bowersock and Chiles funeral home.
[The Lima News August 22, 1940 - Submitted by Tina Hursh]

Joseph H. Clevenger
Joseph H. Clevenger, 87, died at 10 p.m. Monday at his home in Joliet, 12 miles southeast of Lima, where he had resided his entire life. He was a member of the Borrowed Time club and the Salem Methodist church. Surviving are his wife; two sons, Declare at home, Miles M. of Cleveland; two daughters, Mrs. Hillis Brown of Lima, and Mrs. Porter Shane of Auglaize-tp; and a sister, Mrs. Maria Cook of Waynesfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Salem cemetery chapel with Rev. F. Melvin Wentz of Harrod officiating.. Burial will be in Salem cemetery, with arrangements in charge of the Sowards funeral home. The body will be removed Wednesday to the residence to remain until time of services.
[The Lima News, Mar. 4, 1942]

Mrs. Roy Clevenger
At her home in Gomer yesterday at 1 o'clock occurred the death of Mrs. Roy Clevenger, a result of child-birth. Mrs. Clevenger was the daughter of Dr. & Mrs. T. R. Thomas, of this city, and had many friends here, who will be saddened to hear of her untimely death. She was 23 years old at the time of her demise. The funeral will be held from the Presbyterian church at Gomer, Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock. Rev. Roberts will conduct the services.
[Lima Daily News, Mar 17, 1906]

Mary Clifford
Mrs. Mary Clifford, 80, wife of John C. Clifford, Toledo , formerly of 141 E. Murphy-st, Lima , died Sunday evening in Mercer hospital, Toledo . Her husband is a retired Baltimore and Ohio railroad conductor. The couple was married 57 years on Apr. 26. Besides the husband, surviving are two sons, C. J. and Dr. Frank Clifford, both of Toledo ; four grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Charles Ershick, 729 N. Main-st; Mrs. Frank Sieter, Marion , and Mrs. Lee Davis, Akron. Requiem high mass will be sung at 9 a. m. Wednesday in Rosary Cathedral church, Toledo, with burial at 2 p. m. in Gethsemani cemetery, Lima. The body will remain in James Coyle and Son mortuary until services. Hogenkamp funeral home will be in charge of burial.
[Lima News, May 8, 1950]

Bert Cloore
Bert Cloore, 71, retired farmer who resided northwest of Lafayette was found dead in bed Tuesday morning, following a heart attack.Surviving is his widow, Louise; two daughters, Mrs. Fay Holder of Compton, Calif., and Mrs. Margaret Robinolt of Toledo; one sister, Mrs. Belle Heath of Lafayette and one grandchild.He was a member of the Lafayette Christian church and the Lima Borrowed Time club. He had been a lifelong resident of the Lafayette area.Body will be removed from the Lantz and Sousley funeral home in Ada to the family home Wednesday noon.Funeral services will be in the Lafayette Christian church, followed by burial in Lafayette cemetery.
[The Lima News, Mar. 3, 1942]

Kenneth C. Clum
Dates: Nov. 12, 1919 - Jan. 17, 2010
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Jan 19, 2010
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Nov. 12, 1919, in Lafayette to Frederick Kauf & Dora Elizabeth (Vint) Clum
Married to:
Occupation: retired from the Air Force, Superior Coach, Lima, and Badger Engineers, Tampa, Fla.
Died: Jan. 17, 2010, at John Knox Village Care Center in Lee’s Summit
Survived by: 1 daughter; 1 brother; 2 grandchildren
Military: Air Force Veteran
Burial: Lafayette Cemetery, Lafayette, O


Edgar F Coats
Dates: Nov 6, 1922 - Apr 8, 1993
Lima : Obituary for Edgar F Coats appeared in The Lima News on Apr 9, 1993
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Nov 6, 1922 to Ora J & Hazel Now Coats
Married to: Connie Petropoulos
Occupation: owned & operated Coats Motor Sales for 20 years
Died: Apr 8, 1993 in Cross City, Fla
Survived by: father; wife; 2 sons; 1 daughter; 14 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren
Burial: in Florida

Martha Cochran
The funeral of Martha Cochran, who died suddenly, yesterday morning at the residence of her son-in-law, m. C. Crossley, was held this afternoon. The mournful procession left the house at noon and services were held at Wesley Chapel, four miles north of the city, where the remains were buried, with kindred dust.
[Lima Daily News, Feb 5, 1891]

Irvin G. Coffman
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Trinity M. E. church for Irvin G. Coffman, 31, who died of pneumonia at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Coffman. The Rev. David Gow and the Rev. Norman Sweat will officiate. Burial in Spencerville cemetery.
[Lima News, Apr 13, 1936 - submitted by Jim Dell]


Virgil J. Coffman
Dates: Sept. 1, 1930 - Feb. 3, 2010
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Feb 5, 2010
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Sept. 1, 1930, in Lima to John and Emma Coffman,
Married to: Darlene Bok for 61 years
Occupation: retired as a supervisor from Lima Electric/Marathon Electric after 42 years
Died: Feb. 3, 2010, at St. Rita’s Medical Center
Survived by: wife; 2 daughters; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 1 sister
Military: Korean War Army Veteran
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery


Lucius W. Colburn
The funeral of Lucius W. Colburn, 61, who died Thursday night at his home, 1118 W. Wayne-st, after an illness of three months, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Calvary Reformed church. The Rev. Harlan J. Miller will conduct the services. He was born April 20, 1869 in Little River, Miss. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. Colburn who was formerly a car repair man for the B & O railroad had been a resident of Lima for many years. Colburn leaves a daughter, Mrs. H. L. Grove, of Lima; three sisters and two brothers. The body was to be taken from the Davis, Miller and Son funeral home to the W. Wayne-st home Friday afternoon.
[Lima News, Sep 1, 1933]

Carlton Collins
Carlton Collins, 48, of Stryker, died at 1 a.m. Thursday in the Lima District Tuberculosis hospital where he had been a patient since Jan 18, 1947. Funeral arrangements were incomplete Thursday. Burial will be in Stryker.
[Lima News, Jan 8, 1948]

James Collins
James Collins, 72, an inmate of the Allen-co home for the past six years, died at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. The body is at Eclert mortuary.
[Lima News Apr 22, 1930]

Ova Beatrice Collins
Services will be at 11 a.m. in Chiles and Sons-Laman West Wayne Street Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
[The Lima News, Jan 4, 1975]

Arthur B. Conaway
Services for Arthur B. Conaway, 89, of 1621 Oakland Pky., will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Cantwell-Sweet Mortuary, Rev. Oscar Burdette officiating. Mr. Conaway died 10:30 p.m. Saturday in Memorial Hospital after suffering a heart attack three hours earlier in his residence. Born Feb. 20,1881, in Putnam County, he was the son of Basil and Rebecca (Claybaugh) Conaway. He was an employe of the Elks Lodge for 39 years and a life member of the organization. Surviving are a daughter, a grandson; and two great-grandchildren. Friends may call al the mortuary 7-9 tonight and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, where Elk memorial services will be 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
[Lima News Nov 23, 1970]

Eugene F. Conklin
Dates: Nov 4, 1929 - Aug. 22, 1999
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Nov 4, 1929 in Pittsburgh to George and Regina (Mullen) Conklin
Married to:
Occupation: assembler at the Ford Motor Co. Lima Engine Plant
Died: Aug. 22. 1999; at his residence
Survived by: wife; 2 daughters; 1 brother; 2 sisters; 3 grandchildren
Military: Army Veteran
Burial: Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery

Dorothy A. Conley
DOROTHY A. CONLEY, 85, died at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 2006, at Oct. 3, 2006, Springview Nursing Home Lima Allen She was born Feb. 2, 1921, in North Olmstead to Harold Cletus and Alice Meda Mitchell McMullen, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Conley was a homemaker and had managed a restaurant in the American Mall. She enjoyed sports. Survivors include five sons, Michael (Elizabeth) Lewis of Spencerville, Jeff (Pam) Lewis of Cridersville, David (Maria) Lewis of San Angelo, Texas, and Joel Baker and Jack Baker, both of Cincinnati; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Bartlett of Madison, Wis. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Sterling, Russell and Jack McMullen; and three sisters, Marie Carmichael, Helen Shepherd and Jeanne Long. Memorial services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of God at the Cross Roads. Pastor Don Medley will officiate. Burial of the cremains will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to services Saturday at the church. Arrangements are by Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
[Lima News, Thursday Oct. 06 2006 - Submitted by Norita Moss]

Eugene T. Conley
Dates: Feb. 27, 1914 - Oct 9. 1998
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Oct 10, 1998
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Feb. 27, 1914, in Toledo to Thomas and Frances (Lawlor) Conley
Married to:
Occupation: Buckeye Pipe Line Co.
Died: Oct 9. 1998, at St Rita's Medical Center
Survived by: wife; 2 sons; 1 daughter; 1 brother; 8 grandchildren
Military: WWII Army Veteran
Burial: Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery

Henry J. Conley
Dates: Dec. 6, 1909 - Jan. 5, 2000
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Jan 6, 2000
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Dec. 6, 1909, in Toledo to Thomas F and Frances (Lawlor) Conley
Married to:
Occupation: retired from Huntington Bank
Died: Jan. 5, 2000,at SCCI Hospital, Lima
Survived by: wife; 2 sons; 2 daughters; 6 grandchildren
Military: WWII Army Veteran 53rd Signal Battalion Company B in the European and African theaters.
Burial: Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery

Ray B. Conner
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News May 8, 2002
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: May 21 1928 in Louisville, Ky, to William B & Grace Shoemake Conner
Married to: Janet Tschida for 30 years
Occupation: retired in 1986 from West Ohio Gas Co, service supervisor
Died: May 7, 2002 at Lima Memorial Hospital
Survived by: wife; 4 sons; 6 daughters; 2 brothers; 1 sister; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren
Military: Korean War Army Veteran
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

Mrs. Maurice W Connor
Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Davis-Miller and son Cathedral chapel by Rev. Neal Dow Newlin. Burial in woodlawn cemetery.
[The Lima News, Jan. 14, 1937]

Celestine Conrad
The funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Celestine Conrad who died Saturday night were held from the residence, 317 west Wayne street at 2 o'clock this afternoon and interment was made in Woodlawn cemetery. Rev. Figley conducted the services.
[Lima Daily News, July 20, 1915]

Kiziah Conrad
Funeral services for Mrs. Kiziah Conrad, 75, widow of the late Cyrus Conrad, who died at the home of her niece, Mrs. E. d. Arnold, 328 west Kibby street, Wednesday evening at 6 o'clock will be held from the residence Friday morning at 9:30 o'clock. Burial in Walnut Grove cemetery. She leaves two brothers, Allen Leist, of Van Wert; and Leary Leist, near Delphos; besides three sisters, Mrs. Alvina Phillips, Lima, Belle Zermehly, and Mrs. John Holmes of Delphos.
[Lima News, May 15, 1919]

Vernon G. Conrad
Dates: Feb. 16,1910 - Oct 18, 1999
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Oct 18, 1999
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Feb. 16,1910, in Cairo to H. Oscar & I .Lillian (Friezner) Conrad.
Married to: Helen F Shaw for 54 years
Occupation: retired machinist from Airfoil Textron and had worked at North Star Woolen Mills.
Died: Oct 18, 1999 at Cridersville Nursing Home, Cridersville.
Survived by: wife; 1 brother; 1 sister; 1 step-brother
Military: WWII Army Veteran in the Aleutian Islands
Burial: Walnut Grove Cemetery

Charles M. Contris
Final rites for Charles M. Contris, 50, of Lafayette, widely known stock buyer who died Sunday in Memorial hospital, were to be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Christian church, Lafayette. Rev. A. J. Black, Methodist pastor and Rev. J.C. Guthrie of the Church of the Brethren, were to conduct the rites. Burial will be in Lafayette cemetery.
[The Lima News, Mar. 4, 1942]

Rhoda A. Cook
Funeral services over the body of Mrs. Rhoda A. Cook, 66 years of age, wife of Daniel Cook, who passed away Saturday afternoon were held this afternoon at 1 o'clock at Salem church, near Westminster The Rev. Mr. Woods worth officiated. Interment was made at Salem cemetery.
[The Times-Democrat, Jan 18, 1916]

Ozro S. Copus
Ozro S. Copus, 76, Route 4. Lima, died at 2 a.m. Saturday in his home after an illness of four months. He was born in Elida and was a retired employee of the Lima-Hamilton Corp. Surviving are his widow, Olive; six sons, Glen and Chester, Route 4; Arthur, Route 1; Earl. 516 N. Kenilworth-av; Clarence, Route 3, and Clair, 220 1/2 S. Baxter-st; three daughters, Mrs. Ira Shields, Route 3; Ruth, at home; Mrs. Lawrence Sheldon, Tulsa, Okla; 20 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs, Resa Peltier, Route 2, Delphos. The body will remain in Davis-Miller and Son funeral home for services at 2 p.m. Monday in the Cathedral chapel. The Rev. E.I. Obee will officiate and burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery, Elida.
[Lima News, Dec 2, 1950]

Mrs. Melville Corall, 24, 811 E Third-st, pneumonia, Thursday, St Rita's hospital. [Lima News, Jan 4, 1929]

James Coughlin
The last solemn services over the remains of the late James Coughlin, were held at St. Rose church this morning at 8:30 o'clock and were generously attended by many sympathizing friends. Rev. A. E. Manning officiated at the requiem services and preached the funeral services. The interment was made in Gethsemani cemetery.
[Lima Times Democrat, Oct 1, 1906]

Robert Cox
Body of Robert Cox, 80, of the Allen-co infirmary, who died at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the infirmary, has been taken to the Bowersock and Chiles funeral home. Cox at one time lived in Belmont-adn, but for the last two years had been living at the county home. He died after an illness of six months. He leaves no known surviving relatives. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Burial in Allentown cemetery.
[Lima News, Mar 31, 1936]

Harry G. Cramer
Funeral services over the remains of Harry G. Cramer, who was killed at Deshler, Wednesday night by a C.H. & D. train, were held Saturday afternoon at the Wayne Street Church of Christ. The floral tributes were many and beautiful. Interment was in Woodlawn cemetery.
[Lima Morning News, Aug 29, 1909]

Emma Jean Crippen
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Chiles and Son funeral home with the Rev. Howard E. Bloom officiating. burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. Pallbearers will be Carey May, Van Campbell, Robb Meilly, Clyde Troutman, Lloyd Bradley, and lee Rusk. The body will remain at the funeral home, until after services. Women's Benefit-assn will hold services at 8 p.m. Friday in funeral home.
[Lima News, Mar 3, 1950]

Ira B. Crist, 58, complications, Monday, residence. [Lima News, Jan 3, 1929]

Mae Elizabeth Crow
Mrs. Mae Elizabeth Crow, 57, of 415 N. Collett-st, died at 11:45 p.m. Sunday in Memorial hospital. She had been a surgical patient since Nov. 11. Mrs. Crow was born Sept. 30, 1892 in New London, and was employed at Memorial hospital. She was a member of the First Church of God, Trinity Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, Ladies auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainsmen Ladies society of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Fireman and Engineers and the Daughters of America. Her husband, Leroy E., died in 1944. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Aaron Blank, Mrs. Robert Davis, both of Lima, a brother Frank J. Smith of Willard, a sister Mrs. Marcus Tomlinson of Shelby and two grandchildren. The body will remain in Chiles and Son funeral home until 1 p.m. Wednesday, then to be removed to the First Church of God. Services will be at 2 p.m. with the Rev. D.R. Lovely officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery.
[The Lima News- January 16, 1950]

Lee E Crumrine
Final rites will be conducted in the Harrod Christian church instead of the Harrod Methodist church as previously announced at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Rev C.L. Landes will officiate assisted by Rev. T.C. Davis. Burial will be in Salem cemetery.
[The Lima News, Nov 10, 1947]

Richard Culver
Spencerville, Sep 11- Richard Culver, 22, of near Hartford, died at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Lima Memorial hospital of pneumonia. He was born Mar. 12, 1911, son of Jacob and Evelyn Sawmiller Culver. He is survived by his parents, and one sister, Mrs. Edward Martin of Whittenberg, Tex. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Burial will be in the Hartford cemetery. The body was brought to the Miller & Son funeral home here. [Lima News, Sep 11, 1933]

Charles H Curnutte
Dates: Aug 30, 1903 - Feb 28, 1976
Lima : Obituary for Charles H Curnutte appeared in The Lima News on Mar 1, 1976
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Aug 30, 1903 to Fred & Rose Fugate Curnutte
Married to: Gracie Mosley
Occupation: retired employe of Lima Register
Died: Feb 28, 1976 at his residence
Survived by: wife; 2 daughters; 2 sons; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 sister
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

Grace Curnutte
Dates: Aug 6, 1908 - Sep 15, 1979
Lima : Obituary for Grace Curnutte appeared in The Lima News on Sep 16, 1979
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Aug 6, 1908 to William & Jennie Garrett Mosley
Married to: Charles H Curnutte
Occupation: homemaker
Died: Sep 15, 1979
Survived by: 2 sons; 2 step-daughters; 16 grandchildren; 1 brother
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery


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