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Teresa Faga
Mrs. Teresa Faga, 59, widely known Lima resident, died at her home, after an illness of four months. She was a member of St. Johns Catholic church and had been a resident of Lima for 22 years. Surviving are her husband, Frank; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Santaguida of Lima; five grandchildren, a brother and sister in her native Italy. Requiem high mass will be celebrated at St. John church Monday morning at a time to be announced. Rev. Albert A. Fate, pastor, will conduct the rites. Burial in Gethsemani cemetery.
[The Lima News, Mar. 6, 1942]

Kenneth Fair
Dates: Jan. 28, 1945 - Jan. 21, 2010
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Jan 21, 2010
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Jan. 28, 1945, in Lima to Tucker & Louise Hoover Fair
Married to: Sherry Shumate
Occupation: retired from Dana Corp., after 30 years
Died: Jan. 21, 2010, at St. Rita’s Medical Cente
Survived by: 2 daughters; 2 grandchildren
Military: Army veteran serving in Korea during the Vietnam War.
Burial: Walnut Grove Cemetery

Walter Fair
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Jun 8, 1975
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Jan. 13, 1908 in Delphos, to David and Minnie Williams Fair
Married to:
Died: Jun 1975 at Veteran's Administration Hospital in Battle Creek, Mich.
Survived by: 2 sons; 3 daughters; 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters
Military: WWII Veteran
Burial: Walnut Grove Cemetery

John H. Fairburn
Funeral services will be held at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday at the St. John's Catholic church with Rev. Albert A. Fate, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Gethsemani cemetery, with arrangements in charge of the Siferd and Son funeral home. [
The Lima News, Jan 9, 1940]

Elvin B. “Bud” Feister
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News May 9, 2011
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Feb. 7, 1922, in Alger to Elza and Lura Lucille McKill Feister
Married to: Selma Elaine Plummer for 67 years
Occupation: owner of Feister and Son Construction Co
Died: May 7, 2011, at his residence
Survived by: wife; 1 son; 3 daughters; 15 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren
Military: WWII Army Veteran
Burial: Salem Cemetery, Westminster

Emil K. Feltner
Emil K.( Charlie) Feltner 54 0f 434 E. Pearl St.died at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Lima District Tuberculosis Hospital following an illines of a year and five months. Mr. Feltner was born in Berryville, Va and had been a resident of Lima for the past nine years. He was a veteran of World War I. Surviving are his widow Minnie;nine daughters Mrs. Inez Heck, Fostoria.; Mrs Sarah Graham of 422 E. Pearl St., Norma, Ethel, Carol, Charlotte, Eileen, Louise and Nellie at home;and a son, Emil Joseph at home; a brother Miles , Winchester, VA; two sisters Mrs Mossie Buckner and Mrs. Omega Buckner both of Berryville, Va; a half sister Mrs Nellie Cobb, Berryville; and a grandchild. The bod will remain at Chiles and Son Funeral Home for services at 2:00p.m. Monday. The Rev. Charles Rasel will officate assisted by the Rev. Willard Thomas . Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Auglaize Twp.
[The Lima News, June 12, 1950 - Submitted By Norita Moss]

Minnie Eugenia Feltner
Mrs. Minne E. Feltner 54, of 424 E. Pearl St. died at 8:55 a.m. in the home of her daughter Mrs. Ronnie Graham 673 Elm St. She had been ill for several months. Mrs Feltner was born in Pettisville, OH 22 Nov,1906 . She had lived in Lima for 19 years and prior to that in Westminister, Oh her husband, Emil K. died in 1950. Mrs. Feltner had been employed for three years at the Lima Public Library before her illiness. She was a member of the Royal Neighbors of America. Surviving are a son Emil J., 424 E. Pearl St. ; eight daughters Mrs. Ronnie ( Sarah) Graham; Mrs. Lee ( Norma) Crouch,1600 Garland Ave.; Mrs. John( Ethel) Gerleman,540 S. McPherson Ave; Mrs. Richard ( Carol) Sutherly,1571 Allentown Road; Mrs Eugene( Charlotte) Stambaugh,1205 Old Wapak Road; Mrs Alivin (Elieen) Scheele 332 N. Jmeson Ave.; Mrs Harlan Park, Niagara Falls, NY; Mrs. Phil (Nellie) Petree, 383 S. McDonel St.; one step-daughter Mrs. Inez Heck, Fostoria; a brother Edward Goldsmith,Alger; six sisters, Mrs. Jennie Scott, 518 E. High St.; Mrs Mildred Benchoff, Wadsworth; Mrs. Maragaret Shepherd, 1606 Findlay Road; Mrs Ruth Steele, 535 Mc Kibben St.; Miss Cora Goldsmith,Westminster; Miss Pauline Goldsmith and Miss Dottie Goldsmith , both of 108 1/2 E. Spring St.; and 19 grandchildren. Services will be at Chiles & Sons-Laman Chapel at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, the Rev.Rudy Borntrager officating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery near Westminister. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7:00p.m. today.
[The Lima News printed 5 May 1961 - Submitted By Norita Moss]

Mrs. John Fenton
Bluffton - Dec 1- The funeral of Mrs. John Fenton, one of the oldest residents of this town, who died late Friday night from infirmities due to old age, was held Monday. Mrs. Fenton was born in England about 80 years ago, and came to America with her parents when a mere child, settling in Baltimore, shortly after, their home was destroyed by fire and the only thing saved was a small china cat. Mrs. Fenton never permitted it to get from her sight. If she left home she always carried the cat with her. Mr. Fenton, who is a few years older than his wife, is ill and not expected to survive the shock of his wife's death. Mr. and Mrs. Fenton removed here from Findlay some years ago. They had no children, but adopted a son many years ago.
[Lima Daily News, Dec 1, 1908]

William Ferguson
William Ferguson, 56, of Lima, Allen-co farmer for the last seven years, died at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at his home. He is survived by his wife Mattie; two sisters, Mrs. Ella McKenzie of Lakeview, Iowa, and Mrs. Etta Cunningham of Sioux City, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at the Lewis funeral home with Rev. John L. White, of the Epworth Methodist church officiating. Burial in Memorial Park cemetery.
[The Lima News, Mar. 6, 1942]

Robert D. Fess
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News May 2, 2011
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Sept. 14, 1929, in Allen Co, to Harry and Mary A. Lock Fess
Married to: Joyce Ann Creps for 60 years
Occupation: retired from the Standard Oil Co. Bulk Plant
Died: May 1, 2011, in his home
Survived by: wife; 2 daughters; 4 grandchildren
Military: Korean War Army Veteran
Burial: St Matthew Cemetery

Arthur L Fisher
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Siferd and Son Colonial chapel with the Rev. Vernon Van Buren officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove cemetery.
[The Lima News, Jan. 13, 1949]

Sarah Fitch
Mrs. Sarah Fitch, 59, wife of William Fitch, died Wednesday at her home at 704 Holmes-av, following a short illness. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Anderson, and was born in Wyandot county, Feb. 28, 1854. She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Oakley Hoover, Lima, one son, Marion Fitch, Lima, two sisters, Mrs. Charles Spahl, Lima, Mrs. Emma Kramer, Bucyrus, one brother, William Anderson, and one half-sister, Mrs. Ollie Ballard, Lima. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the United Brethren church. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery.
[Lima Daily News, May 1, 1913]

Mrs. Edith Edna Flynn
The body will remain at the Siferd and Son funeral home until services. Requiem high mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Rose Catholic church. Msgr. James E. Elder will be celebrant and burial will be in Gethsemani cemetery.
[The Lima News, Feb. 10, 1948]

Joyce E Fockler
Dates: Oct 20, 1927 - Feb 16, 2005
Lima: Obituary for Joyce E Fockler appeared in the Lima News on Feb 17, 2005
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Oct 20, 1927 to Norman & Mildred Kanawl Allen
Married to: Donald D Fockler for 58 years
Occupation: homemaker
Died: Feb 16, 2005
Survived by: 2 daughters; 1 brother; 1 sister; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild
Burial: St MatthewsCemetery

Frank M Fockler
Funeral services will be held in the home, 612 W. North-st at 10:30 a.m. Monday by Dr. Walter P. Castoe. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery, in charge of the Davis-Miller and Sons Funeral home.
[The Lima News, May 2, 1937]

Walter E Foltz
Dates: Jun 6, 1929 - Dec 12, 2009
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Dec 30, 2009
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Jun 6, 1929 in Lima to Carl & Edna Evilsizor Foltz
Married to: Sylvia J Lutes
Occupation: retired from Lima Memorial Hospital & as a special deputy with the Allen Co Sheriff's Dept after 40 years
Died: Dec 12, 2009 VA Medical Center, Hampton, Va
Survived by: 2 daughters; 2 granddaughters; 3 grandsons; 1 brother; several nieces & nephews
Military: Korean War Veteran 1st Calvary Division; 5th Calvary Division; 1st Battalion, Co C
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

Dreda Ford
Mrs. Dreda Ford, 31, of 241 ½ S. Main-st, died in her home early Saturday morning. She had been a resident of Lima for four years. Surviving are the husband Russell, a brother, Clyde, of Delphos, and her father, Gottlieb Biederman, of Lima. The body will remain at Siferd and Son funeral home, where services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday. The Rev. R. K. Mills will officiate. Burial in Memorial Park cemetery.
[Lima News, Dec 3, 1933]

Mrs. E. J. Ford
Delphos -- Mrs. E. J. Ford, 72, wife of the owner of the Ford Stone Quarry, three miles east of Delphos, died at her home at 10 p.m. Monday.
[The Lima News, Mar. 13, 1931]

Anna E. Foulk
Mrs Anna E. Foulk, 68, of 909 E. Second St., died Thursday night in the home of her daughter, Mrs.L.D.Richardson, 1012 E. Fourth St. where she was visiting. Her husband, James, died several months ago. Mrs. Foulk had been a resident of Lima 18 years, surviving are two other daughters, Mrs Esther Matthews, Of Lima, and Mrs. Mildred Sears, of Oakland,Calif.; two sons, Ray and Gordon, Of Lima; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Forsythe, of Ridgewood, and Mrs. Ira Bean, of DeGraff, and 11 grandchildren. Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Church of God with the Rev. W. Dale Oldham officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery. The body will be taken to the home of Mrs. Richardson late Wednesday afternoon.
[Lima News, Jan 3,1934 - Submitted by Ralph Richardson]

Nancy Fountaine
Mrs. Nancy Fountaine, 76 years of age, mother of Mrs. John M. Boose, of 1028 West Market street, with whom she had made her home for the past 24 years, passed from life suddenly this forenoon. For some time Mrs. Fountains has been ill, suffering from general debility, but an attack of grip hastened her departure. Her death was sudden. Early this morning she felt better.
She was the widow of the late Dr. James Fountaine, and well known among the earlier residents of the city. She was a member of Trinity Methodist church and took an important part in the work of the various departments, as long as her health would permit. A son, John T. Fountaine, resides in California. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
[The Times-Democrat, Jan 18, 1916]

Elizabeth A Foust
Dates: Sep 4, 1913 - Nov 7, 1996
Lima : Obituary for Elizabeth A Foust appeared in The Lima News on Nov 8, 1996
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Sep 4, 1913 to Fred & Mae East Tibbott, in Elida, O
Married: Orvell Foust for 56 years
Occupation: homemaker
Died: Nov 7, 1996 at her residence, Lima, O
Survived by: 1 daughter; 3 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren
Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery, Elida, O

H. K. Fredericks
Funeral services were conducted at the home of H. K. Fredericks, on west Elm street, yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock over the remains of Mr. Fredericks aged mother woh died Monday night. The services were conducted by Rev. M. B. Fuller, pastor of Trinity M. E. church. The floral offerings from friends of the deceased and bereaved relatives were profuse and beautiful. The friends who served as pall bearers were Messrs. H. S. Prophet, W. b. Ritchie, I. N. Pangle, R. M. Hughes, Harri Jones and Jas. E. Sullivan. The remains were consigned to a final resting place in Woodlawn cemetery.
[The Lima News, Apr 12, 1912]

Ella V. Freeman
Funeral services for Mrs. Ella V. Freeman, 47, wife of Jesse J. Freeman, 1206 W. High-st, who died Tuesday afternoon at City hospital; will be held Thursday at 2 p. m. at the residence. Rev. J. Allen Canby will officiate. Interment in Woodlawn. Death followed an operation for gall bladder trouble. Mrs. Freeman has been in ill health for two years. Her last illness was confined to four weeks. She was born In Muskingum-co. With her husband, she took an active part in all departments of Central Church of Christ, of which Rev. Canby is pastor. A daughter, Margaret J. Freeman, survives. Mrs. Hattie Clum, Findlay, is a sister.
[Lima News, May 2, 1922]

Carl A Fulton
Dates: Jun 26, 1905 - Jan 1973
Lima : Obituary for Carl A Fulton appeared in Van Wert Times-Bulletin on Jan 1973
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Jun 26, 1905 in Allen Co, O to Wilford & Myrtle Miner Fulton
Married: Hazel Fair for 53 years
Occupation: retired licensed boiler-operator for New Delphos Manufacturing Co
Died: Jan 1973 in St Rita's Hospital
Survived by: wife; 2 sons; 3 grandchildren
Burial: Walnut Grove Cemetery

Hazel M Fulton
Dates: Jan 14, 1910 - Mar 3, 1980
Lima : Obituary for Hazel M Fulton appeared in The Lima News on Mar 4, 1980
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Jan 14, 1910 in Delphos to Thomas & Ella Schaffer Fair
Married: Carl A Fulton for 53 years
Occupation: homemaker
Died: Mar 3, 1980 in St Rita's Hospital
Survived by: 2 sons; 1 brother; 2 sisters; 3 grandchildren
Burial: Walnut Grove Cemetery


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