Allen County, Ohio

History and Genealogy


Obituaries and Death Notices

George Hager
Appendicitis, an operation for which came too late to save his life, caused the death of George Hager, of Spencerville at the Lima Hospital Thursday. Deceased was a veteran of the Civil War and was one of the most active men in public affairs in Spencer township. He leaves a widow and four children, Louis Neff of this city being a nephew. Funeral services will be held in Spencerville, the body being shipped there last evening. [Lima Daily News, Friday, January 21, 1910]

Dale E. Haines
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p. m. in the Siferd and son funeral home for Dale Erving Haines, six-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford D. Haines, 130 W. Wayne-st. Rev. C. F. Fogle will be in charge and burial will be made in the Truro cemetery at Columbus Grove. The child died Monday in Memorial hospital. He was born in Oklahoma City , Okla. The parents survive together with the paternal grandfather, D. K. Haines of Lima, and the paternal grandmother, Mrs. Harold Wagner of Columbus Grove. [Lima News, Aug 24, 1944]

Isaac Haines
Isaac Haines, aged sixty years died at his residence one mile west of Lima on Thursday night of Lung Fever. Mr. Haines was one of the oldest residents of our county, and was exteemed by all who knew him. He leaves a large circle of friends to regret his demise.  [The Democrat,13 April 1876; Submitted by Teresa Haines]

J. D. Haines
J. D. Haines, an aged and prominent pioneer citizen of this county, died this morning at 10:45 o'clock, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. S. K. Krauss, 618 west Wayne street, his death being due to an attack of heart trouble after an illness of only one day's duration. The deceased was born at Camden, N. J., on April 22, 1818 and came to this county in 1842, remaining a citizen of Allen county until his death. He owned and occupied a good farm near Allentown for nearly half a century and was a prosperous pioneer farmer and an excellent citizen. His wife died about 7 years ago and he then came to this city to make his home with Mr. and Mrs. Krauss. He is survived by three daughters and three sons, the former being Mrs. Krauss and Mrs. M. L. Clippinger, of this city, and Mrs. John Shamberger, of Hartford City, Ind., and Messers. R. E. Haines, of this city; M. B. Haines of Toledo and J. B. Haines, of Beaverdam. The funeral will be held from the M. E. church at Allentown, at 10 o'clock Friday morning and the remains will be interred in the Allentown cemetery. [The Times-Democrat, Oct 17, 1906]

Mrs. E. M. Hall
Mrs. E. M. Hall, 29, 835 N. Elizabeth-st, City hospital, uremic poisoning, Thursday. [The Lima News Jan. 5, 1929 ]

Pauline Louise Hall
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Davis-Miller and Son funeral home. Rev. Edward Pfund, pastor of the Union chapel will officiate. Burial in Memorial Park cemetery. [The Lima News, Jan. 16, 1942]

Mrs. Charles Hamilton
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Grace M.E. Church for Mrs. Charles Hamilton, who died Thursday at her home in Canton. Rev. D.N. Kelly will have charge. Interment will be in Woodlawn cemetery. Mrs. Hamilton's body was brought to the home of her sister, Mrs. Harvey Bowholtz, 410 S. Pierce-st. [May 4, 1924]

Park Hampton
Delphos - Dec 2- Park Hampton, 25, formerly engineer on the Clover Leaf, died Monday at the home of his father, W. D. Hampton, a veteran engineer of the Clover Leaf, after a lingering illness from tuberculosis. The young man spent a year in Las Vegas, New Mexico, hoping that a change of climate would be benefical, but it was too late, and he returned home two weeks ago. While in the west Mr. Hampton was employed as an engineer on the Santa Fe. He leaves besides his parents, a young wife. [Lima Daily News, Dec 2, 1908]

William Hanna, 75, resident of the Allen-co home, died at 4:15 p.m. Thursday. He was born Sept 20, 1874 in Ireland. Services will be at 4:15 p.m. Saturday in Chiles and Son funeral home, with the Rev. Charles Rasel in charge. Burial will be in Fletcher cemetery. [Lima News, May 5, 1950]

Bridget Hannon
Mrs. Bridget Hannon, of north West street, died Thursday morning after an illness of several years. Surviving are four daughters, Mary, Sarah, Elizabeth, all at home. Mrs. Henug of Dayton, and one son Thomas, of Chicago, survive. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Gerard Parish, with Rev. Father Behr, officiating. Interment in Gethsemani cemetery. [Lima News, May 15, 1919]

Harold W. Hansbumaker
LIMA - Harold W. Hansbumaker, 79, of Lima , died at 4:30 p. in Sunday at Paradise Oaks Nursing Home in Cloverdale. He was born August 4. 1892, in Wheeling , W. Va. , the son of Michael and Catharine ( Blatt) Hanshumaker. He married June Klepfer on June 25, 1924. She preceded him in death. Surviving are two sons, Robert of Delphos and James of Califorina; a sister, Mrs. W. F. (Loretta) Wilkins of West Virginia, and two grandchildren. Mr. Hanshumaker was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church, Lima . He was a World War 1 veteran and a retired manufacturers' representative. Mass of the Resurrection will be at 10:10 a. m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Gethsemani Cemetery , Lima . The body will be removed from the Harter and Son Funeral Home, Delphos, to the Cantwell-Sweet Mortuary where friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p. m. today. Wake services will be at the mortuary at 8 p. m. today. [Van Wert Times Jun 6, 1972]

Nancy Hanthorn
Mrs. Nancy Hanthorn, wife of Milton Hanthorn of 467 McPheron avenue, past to rest Saturday afternoon at 4:40 o'clock, her death resulting from an abcess of the liver, after an illness of seven weeks duration. The deceased was born in Allen county on March 13, 1836, being the daughter of James H. and Harriett Daniels, and lived to the age of 78 years 5 months and 28 days. She is survived by her husband, one step-daughter, Mrs. Morris Green, of Bath township. The funeral cortege will leave the residence at 1:30 o'clock Monday afternoon and the services will be held from Perry Chapel, with the Rev. Mr. Ballinger officiating. Interment will be made in Perry Chapel cemetery. [Lima Morning News, Sept 12, 1909]

Ida May Watt Hardesty
Mrs. Ida May Watt Hardesty, 77, of 123 E. Vine-st, died in a Toledo hospital at 4:30 p.m. Sunday following an extended illness. A lifelong resident of this community, she was the widow of Julius Hardesty. She was a member of the Christian Missionary and Alliance church. Surviving are three sons. Ray and Harry Watt, both of Lima and Rev. Floyd Watt of Dayton; a brother, Martin Taylor, Indiana, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The body will remain at the Siferd and Son Colonial chapel for services at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Rev. V. H. Allman will officiate and burial will be in Shawnee cemetery. [The Lima News, Feb 2, 1948]

John D. Harman
Harman, John Daniel, 77, a retired grocer, who had lived in Lima 21 years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. P. Trask, 324 S. Pine-st at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The Lewis funeral home is in charge of arrangements. [The Lima News, Jan. 9, 1937]

John Harper
He had been a Resident of Lima for many Years
The death of John Harper occurred this morning at his late home 703 East High Street, after an illness of six months duration from heart trouble. Mr. Harper was a carpenter by trade was born in Ross county, Ohio, 76 years ago, and spent the greater part of his life in this city.
The death of his wife occurred in this city seventeen years ago. Three sons and one daughter are left to mourn his demise. They are George, Frank, Edward, and Miss Lillian (Lillie) all of this city. The funeral arrangements have not as yet been completed, but will be under the auspicious of Allen Lodge No. 223, I.O.O.F., of which he was a prominent member. [The Times - Democrat, April 29, 1897 - Submitted by Kathy Jones ]
Odd Fellows Attend the Funeral of John Harper at Grace Church.
The funeral services of John Harper were held from Grace M.E. Church, at Main and Kirby Streets, at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The services were conducted by Rev. Baumgardner, of Grace church, and Rev. Thomson, of the Market Street Presbyterian Church. The funeral was largely attended, members of the local I.O.O.F. lodges being present in a body and wearing re-galls. The remains were interred in Woodlawn cemetery. [The Times - Democrat, May 3, 1897 - Submitted by Kathy Jones ]

James F. Harper
James F. (Frank) Harper, 63, of 1301 St. Johns Ave., Carpenter, who died of heart attack Monday while working at Lima Locomotive works. Services will be held at 2:30pm Friday at Grace M. E. Church. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. He is survived by his widow; a sister, Miss Lillie Harper of Lima, and a brother, Edward Lee Harper of Los Angeles.
(Note: *James Frank Harpers wife was Leah D. Harper) Lima News, Dec., 10, 1929 - Submitted & Transcribed by Kathy Jones ]

Mary M. Harper
Mary Magdalena Harper (Reile) died July 21 at Van Nuys, Calif., hospital after an illness of several years. She was a former resident of Lima, but, for the past 45 years had been living in California. Mrs. Harper was born in Upper Sandusky, and was 82 yrs. old. Her husband, Edward Lee Harper (born in Lima) preceded her in death December 27, 1956.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. William (Ruth) Bell and Mrs. William (Katherine) Midgley both of Los Angeles, and a nephew, Ulrich Reile of Upper Sandusky, Ohio.
Friends may call at the Davis-Miller & Son Funeral home now. Graveside services will be held Monday at 2pm - Woodlawn Cemetery. [Lima News, Sun., July 28, 1957 - Submitted & Transcribed by Kathy Jones ]

James R. Harter
Delphos -- James R. Harter, 80, veterinary surgeon, in this community, died late Friday night in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Frank Point, W. Clime-st, where he had made his home. About a year ago Dr. Harter fell and fractured his hip and never entirely recovered from its effects. Paul Harter, senior member of the undertaking firm of Harter and Brenneman, undertakers, is a son. Born in Hartford, near here, he lived in and near Delphos, all his life where he was widely-known, his practice as a veterinarian bringing him in touch with many. Besides his two children here, he leaves another son, H. H. Harter, of Toledo. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Delphos United Brethren church. Burial in Walnut Grove cemetery. [The Lima News, Jan. 5, 1930]

Lloyd Hartzler
Funeral services for Lloyd Hartzler, 41, Midland, Pa., former Lima man, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the home of Jacob Huber, father-in-law, at 623 Heindel-av. The Rev. W. T. Blue, pastor of Grace M.E. church will officiate. Burial in Woodlawn cemetery. [unknown newspaper/date]

Charles M. Hathaway
Charles M. Hathaway, 86, 515 Prospect-av, heart disease, Sunday. [Lima News, Jan 7, 1929]

Leo J. Haunhorst
Leo J. Haunhorst, 79, of Lima, died at 8 p.m. Monday at his residence. He was born March 15, 1927, in Landeck to Richard and Cordelia (Hotz) Haunhorst. He married Sarah Feltner Graham He then married Hazel Haunhorst in 1982. She died in 1984. Survivors include six children, Cheryl (George) McGuire of Elida, Christina (Robert) Friedman of Lima, Barbara Haunhorst of Toledo Michael (Kim) Haunhorst of Columbus, Joy (Kevin) Wenning of Holland and David J. (Lisa) Haunhorst of Anderson, Indiana; a stepdaughter, Peg (Allen) Graham of Woodhaven, Mich.; a sister, Rita (Frank) Hesler of Lima; a brother, Eugene (Marcella) Haunhorst of Paintsville; a sister-in-law, Edna Haunhorst of Delphos; 16 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Velma Johnson; and two brothers, Urban and Carl Haunhorst. Mr. Haunhorst was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and was a retired truck driver from Duff Truck Line, Inc. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Siferd Funeral Home Westwood Chapel, the Rev. Chad Gilligan officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery with gravesite rites by VFW Post 1275. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
[Lima News; Wednesday 22 March,2006 - Submitted By Norita Moss]

Johanna Phidelia Heasley
Funeral service for Mrs. Johanna Phidelia Heasley, were held Thursday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ethel Burgess. Mrs. Heasley, who fomerly lived here, died at Saginaw, Mich., following a long illness. [unknown newspaper/date]

Annetta Heffern
Mrs. Annetta Heffern, widow of P.J. Heffern, died of paralysis at 1030 a.m. in Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Heffern, a resident of Lima for the past 60 years, resided at 444 E. McKibben-st with her son, Harry Taflinger, Lima fire chief. Besides her son she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Tom Townsend of Lima ; two grandchildren, Howard Taflinger and Mrs. Russell Snapp, both of Lima ; one great-grandson; and one sister, Mrs. Mary McPheron, both of Lima. The body will remain at the Davis-Miller and Son funeral home where services will Be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Rev. Clarence S. Grauser, of Trinity church will officiate andBurial will be in Woodlawn cemetery [The Lima News - June 3, 1940]

Urania F. Heffner
Lima -- Funeral services for Mrs. Urania F. Heffner, 75, widow of W. D. Heffner, Civil war veteran, who died at 9 a.m. Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Butters, 1236 Lakewood-av, will be conducted at 2 p.m. at the same address. The Rev. E.W. Bloomquist, pastor of the First Baptist church, will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. She was a member of the Women's Relief corps, G.A.R., and the First Baptist church. Her husband died last March 8. She is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. J. R. Meily of Lima and mrs. Russell B. Green of Celina; a brother, Edward Bowers, and a sister, Mrs. Martin Steen, both of Muncie, Ind. [The Lima News, Jan. 6, 1930]

Ruth Eileen Heil
Ruth E. Heil died at 8:25 a. M April 7,1998 at Lima Health and Rehab. She was born June 15, 1916 in Westminster to Joseph and Sarah L. Rockhill Goldsmith. On June 3,1963 she married Roy. J .Heil who died April 21, 1990. Mrs Heil held various jobs. She was a former member of the Westminster United Methodist Church and a member of the Elderly Day Care Center. Survivors include a daughter Mrs. Sidnee L. Branch ( Kenneth) and a sister Mildred Benchoff of Wadsworth, Ohio and a grandchild. Private grave side services will be held with no visitation . Burial in Salem Cemetery, Auglaize Township. [The Lima News on April 9, 1998 - Submitted By Norita Moss]

Ferdinand Heinzmann
Ferdinand Heinzmann, 89, 716 Woodlawn-av, complications, Wednesday. [Lima News, Jan 10, 1929]

George H Heitzman
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Epworth Methodist church with Rev. John L. White, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery, with arrangements in charge of the Lewis funeral home. [The Lima News, Jan. 15, 1942]

Anna M. Helmig
Miss Anna M. Helmig, 29, died at 3:15 p.m. Monday in Lima District Tuberculosis hospital after an illness of one year. Miss Helmig, a member of St. John Catholic church, spent most of her life in Lima. Besides her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward T. Helmig, she is survived by three sister, Ruth, Hazel and Eleanore, and seven brothers, Lawrence, Fay, Clarence, Ralph, Charles, Edward and Donald all of Lima. mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Thursday at the St. John church. The Rev. Leonard Plumanns will be celebrant. Burial in Gethsemani cemetery. The body has been taken from Cantwell funeral home to the home of the parents, 632 S. Cemtral-av. [Lima News, Mar 31, 1936]

B. Maxine Helmig
Dates: Aug 27, 1921- Apr 10 2011
Lima: Obituary for B. Maxine Helmig appeared in the Lima News on Apr 13, 2011
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Aug 27, 1921
Married to: Charles Helmig for 53 years
Occupation: homemaker
Died: Apr 10, 2011
Survived by: 2 daughters; 3 sons; 10 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 6 sisters; 1 brother
Military: none
Burial: Gethsemani Cemetery

A. Helpman
A. Helpman, proprietor of the Cliff House, Lima, died of smallpox on Sunday of last week.  [The Findlay Jeffersonian. (Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio), February 02, 1872]

Lucille E Hempfling
Dates: Feb 6, 1902 - Apr 26, 1973
Lima: Obituary for Lucille E Hempfling appeared in the Lima News on Apr 26, 1973
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Feb 6, 1902 in Landeck to Thomas & Anna Elsesser Youngpeter
Married: Michael A Hempfling for 40 years
Occupation: homemaker
Died: Apr 26, 1973 at her home
Survived by: husband; 5 daughters; 2 sons; 2 brothers; 19 grandchildren
Burial: St John's Catholic Church Cemetery, Delphos

Anna Herold
Mrs. Anna Herold, the loving wife of Adam Herold, passed away at her home, 602 north Jackson street yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock after an illness of five weeks suffering from lung trouble.
The deceased was born in Germany , April 15, 1861, being 46 years of age, and has been a resident of this city for many years. Her husband preceded her to the grave. Three children, Edward, Carl and Freida all of whom have at home survive her.
Funeral services will be conducted from the German Reformed church, Saturday afternoon at two o'clock, the Rev. Gekeler officiating, and burial will be made in Woodlawn cemetery. [Lima Daily News, Jan 3, 1908]

Raymond E. Hershey
DELPHOS - Funeral services for Raymond E. Hershey, 69 of Chicago, ILL., former Delphos resident, will be at 2:30 p. m. Saturday in the Harter and Son Memorial Cbapel, the Rev. Derril Sharp to officiate. Burial will be In Walnut Grove Cemetery. Mr. Hershey died Saturday at his residence in Chicago. Born Nov. 6, 1901, in Putnam County, he was the son of William and Mary (Want) Hershey. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Harley (Nina) Bryan of Delphos and Mrs. Ruby Merk of Chicago. Preceding him in death were his wife, the former Lucille McLane in 1965, and two brothers and a sister. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p. m. today. [Van Wert Times, Apr 30, 1971]

James Heskitt
James Heskitt died at 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Wm. Nonemaker, 1042 Hughes-av. The deceased was aged 71 years and had been ill two weeks. He is survived by one son, W.J. Heskitt, of Carey, O., and the following daughters; Mrs. Samuel Meeks, Perry-tp; Mrs. Josie Reynolds, Paulding-co; Mrs. R. E. Savage, Huntington, Ind., Mrs. Chas Zurmrhly, Mrs. Wm. Nonemaker, Mrs. Ed Stewart, this city. The funeral services were conducted from the First Baptist Church at 2:30 o'clock by Rev. Wilgus, and the remains were interred in Woodlawn cemetery. [The Times-Democrat, Nov 1, 1897]

Evelyn G Hetrick
Dates: May 9, 1909 - Feb 20, 2005
Lima: Obituary for Evelyn G Hetrick appeared in the Lima News on Feb 21, 2005
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: May 9, 1909 to Ephraim & Jennie Painter Geiger
Married to: Merlin Hetrick
Occupation: homemaker
Died: Feb 20, 2005
Survived by: 1 sister
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

Todd G. Hey
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Nov 3, 2007
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Sept 3. 1936. in Willshire to Del more M and Beatrice L. Sima Hey
Married to: Judy L. Brenneman for 22 years
Occupation: deputy registrar at the Lima Mall
Died: Nov. 2, 2007, at Lima Manor Nursing Home
Survived by: wife; 1 son; 1 step-son; 1 daughter; 1 step-daughter; 1 brother; 1 sister; 8 grandchildren; 3 brothers-in-law; 2 sisters-in-law
Military: Korean War Army Veteran
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

Louis P Hickey
Dates: Sep 27, 1933 - Mar 31, 2005
Lima: Obituary for Louis P Hickey appeared in the Lima News on Apr 1, 2005
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Sep 27, 1933 to Cyril & Elizabeth Berres Hickey
Married to: Mary Fisher for 41 years
Occupation: Inspector for Marathon Electric
Died: Mar 31, 2005
Survived by: wife; 3 sons; 1 daughter; 2 brothers; 1 sister; 7 grandchildren
Military: No
Burial: Gethsemani Cemetery

Charles Hicks
Funeral services over the remains of the late Charles Hicks, well known colored citizen who died at his home late on west Spring street Monday, were held at the A. M. E. church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock and were largely attended. The services were conducted by the Rev. Mr. Fox. The floral offerings were numerous and beautiful. The pall bearers at the funeral were Capt. Peter McCown, L. L. Raymer, Thomas Findlay, C. F. Stewart, C. F. Hamilton, and D. W. Day. Interment was in Woodlawn cemetery. [Lima Daily News, Sep 4, 1913]

John Higginbotham
Weakened by the infirmities of old age, John Higginbotham, an esteemed and respected resident of the North Side died at the family home at 513 north West street, at 6:45 Thursday morning. For the past year or more Mr. Higginbotham has been in declining health and he has been compelled to give up active duties, For the past five weeks his condition has been regarded as serious, and Thursday morning life left the enfeebled body and returned to God who gave it. Mr. Higginbotham was born in Inver, Donegal county, Ireland on May 1, 1838. When a young he came to this country and for the past twenty-three years he has been a resident of Lima, Previous to coming to this city, Mr. Higginbotham was a resident of Oleans, N.Y. A widow and seven children are left to mourn. The children are Sister Eugenia, of Dunkirk, N.Y., R.P. Higginbotham of Van Buren, Ind., Rev. Father James H. Higginbotham of west Toledo, Frances A. Higginbotham, of Corsicana, Tex., Mrs. William J. O'Day, Miss Anna H. Higginbotham and Miss Agnes Higginbotham of Lima. No other near relatives survive. Funeral services will be held at St. Rose church, beneath whose shadow the deceased had lived for many years, Monday morning at 10 o'clock. The Rev. James H. Higginbotham will have charge of the obsequies. Interment will be in Gethsemani. [Lima Daily News, Thursday, June 2, 1910]

August Hinkledine
The funeral of August Hinkledine, whose sudden, from heart disease, occurred Saturday afternoon, will be held from the residence of the bereaved widow, at 223 Harrison avenue, tomorrow afternoon. Rev. Paul Land, pastor of the German Reformed church, will conduct obsequies. [The Times-Democrat, Oct 2, 1905]

Barbara J Hirsch
Funeral rites will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Davis-Miller and Son Cathedral chapel. The Rev. Carl Willacker will officiate, interment in Gethsemani cemetery. [The Lima News, May 8, 1937]

Harry C. Hitchcock
Harry Clay Hitchcock, 61, of 118 1/2 E. Market-st, died of pneumonia at 7 a. m. Wednesday in Memorial hospital after an illness of a few hours. Hitchcock, proprietor of a cigar store at 207 S. Main-st, has been a resident of Lima for 33 years . He is survived by his wife, Mabel, and two brothers, Frank A., of Pasadena , Calif. , and Don C, of 118 1/2 E. Market-st. The body will remain at the Davis-Miller and Son funeral home where Christian Science services will be held at 2 p. m. Friday. Burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery. [Lima News, Nov 6, 1940]

Margaret Hixenbaugh
Margaret Hixenbaugh, 71 years old, wife of Adam Hixenbaugh, No. 748 south Atlantic avenue, died at her residence last night at 10 o'clock. She had been ill since Christmas. Mrs. Hixenbaugh was born in Knox county and was the daughter of Zachariar White. She came to Lima with her husband and family 21 years ago. Besides her husband six children survive: William, Edward, George and S. E., of Lima; Oscar, Pittsburg; and Mrs. Ida Smith, Lima. The funeral will be held from Grace M. E. church, the pastor officiating. Interment in Woodlawn cemetery. [The Lima News, Dec. 30, 1912]

Mrs. William Hixenbaugh
Mrs. William Hixenbaugh, age thirty eight years, wife of William Hixenbaugh a prosperous farmer who lives near Kempton died at 12:15 this morning from tuberculosis after a illness of many months. Mrs. Hixenbaugh is survived by her husband and eight children. Funeral services over the remains will be held at the residence Saturday morning at half past nine and interment will be at Woodlawn cemetery. Rev. Carl Leech of the Baptist church of this city will officiate. [Lima Daily News, Jan 5, 1910]

Catherine Hoffman
Funeral arrangements are incomplete* for Mrs. Catherine Hoffman, 46, wife of Henry Hoffman, of N. Main-st. She died late Wednesday night at St. Rita's hospital after 10 days' illness of pneumonia. She had spent almost all her life in Lima. In addition to her husband she leaves a sister, Mrs. Anna Donahue, of Lima. The body will be removed to the home Thursday from the O'Connell and Doolin mortuary. [*Burial in Gethsemani cemetery]. [The Lima News, Mar. 12, 1931]

Rev. J. O. Hoffman
Rev. J. O. Hoffman, a venerable citizen of west Wayne street, was suddenly summoned to the other world Sunday, his death being due to an attack of heart trouble from which disease he had been a sufferer for some time. The deceased had been in declining health for some time but during the last several weeks had been able to be about his home as usual and the end which came so suddenly Sunday was a severe shock to the members of the family and the friends. Sunday morning the aged man seemed to be in his usual health and was left alone at home by his daughter who went to attend morning services at church. When she returned home shortly after the noon hour she was horrified to find her father dead in the bath room. Physicians were called but it was found that the aged man was beyond the reach of human aid.
Rev. Mr. Hoffman had been a citizen of Lima since 1882. For a number of years he served as pastor of the Lutheran Church at Elida, O., and at the same time of St. Paul's Lutheran church south of Lima. For a number of years he has not been able to attend the duties of ministerial office and has been leading a retired life. He leaves three children; Mrs. Fanny Hiner, wife of Harry C. Hiner, Josie and Frederic Hoffman, the latter living in Chicago.
The funeral arrangements will be announced later. [Lima Daily News, Jan 3, 1910] *Burial was made in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Catherine Hogan
Funeral services for Mrs. Catherine Hogan, 73, 786 Holly-st, who died Tuesday, will be held at 9 a.m. Friday in St. Johns Catholic church. Burial in Gethsemani cemetery. [Jan. 9, 1929, Lima News]

Mrs. Anna Hollar
Delphos - Last rites will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Fourth Street Mission church. Rev. Edward Pfund will officiate. Burial will be in Perry Chapel cemetery. Umbaugh funeral home, Cridersville, has charge of burial. [The Lima News, Jan 7, 1937]

Agnes Holmes
Funeral arrangements are being made for Agnes Holmes, 16, of N. Baxter-st, a junior in St. Rose high school, who died Monday night at St. Rita's hospital after an appendicitis operation. She had been a patient at the hospital for three days. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Holmes. [Lima News, Apr 22, 1930]

Martha Hook
Funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Martha Hook, who dropped dead Saturday while on a visit at Marion, Ohio, will be held from the home of her sister, Mrs. Thomas Shrider, 908 east Albert street, tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. Rev. Stillen will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. [Lima Daily News, Jan 15, 1918]

Mrs. John Hoover
Many friends of the beloved old pioneer mother paid their last respects at St. Rose church, yesterday morning in attendance at the memorial marking the passing of that noble pioneer woman, Mrs. John Hoover.
Beautiful floral tributes attested to her worth and the love held for her. Requiem high mass was sung by the Rev. Thomas J. O'Reilly and her pastor of many years, the Rev. A. E. Manning in his sermon delivered a beautiful tribute to her character. It was fitting that the arms she most loved were those which lowered her to the last earthly resting place in Gethsemani, her four sons - L. J., William F., Charles F., and Frank Hoover, tenderly placing the casket in the grave. [Lima Morning News, Sep 19, 1909]

Cyrus Adgate Hover
Funeral services for Cyrus Adgate Hover, 70, who died Wednesday afternoon at his home, 329 N. Shore-dr. after an illness of pneumonia lasting eight days, will be at 2 p. m. Friday at the Olivet Presbyterian church, with the Rev. Otis Harter officiating. Burial will be in Shawnee cemetery. The body will be removed to the residence Thursday afternoon. He was a retired farmer and an elder in the Olivet Presbyterian church. He was born Aug. 27, 1860 in Allen-co, the son of James and Clarabel Meech Hover. Surviving relatives are two sisters, Mrs. Anna Ford, at heme; Mrs. W. H. Breese, of Lima, and one brother, Clinton A. Hover, of Lima, [Lima News, Mar 12, 1931]

Carl B. Howard
Carl B. Howard, 29, colored, son of Mr. and mrs. Allen Y. Howard, died at 8 o'clock Tuesday evening at his home at 315 north Franklin-st. Death was due to tuberculosis. He had been ailing for over a year. The deceased is survived by his father, mother, two brothers and two sisters. Funeral services will be held at the A.M. E. church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Collins will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. [Lima News, Jan 7, 1920]

Isabella Hubbard
Dates: Aug 6, 1886 - Jan 15, 1978
Lima: Obituary for Isabella Hubbard appeared in the Lima News on Jan 16, 1978
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Aug 6, 1886 in North Anover, Mass., to Robert & Robertina Harrington Crockett
Married: Winfield H Hubbard
Occupation: homemaker
Died: Jan 15, 1978 in Lima Memorial Hospital
Survived by: 1 grand-daughter; 1 great-grandchild
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum

John C. Hubbell
HARROD, Oct 24 ? Funeral services for John C. Hubbell who died Tuesday at the Lima Memorial hospital will be held at 2 p. m. Friday at the local Methodist church with Rev. E. .J. Arthur officiating. Hubbell, who was born in Allen-co June 27, 1884 the son of Thomas & Mary Lantz Hubbell, and after a short illness from a heart attack. He was employed as a mechanic in the State Highway department. Burial will be in the Fisher cemetery, south of Lafayette. Surviving are his widow, Elsie; five sons, Leroy, of Kenton; Richard, of Lima; Edwin, of Ada; Lester and Clifford, of Harrod; a daughter, Betty, at home, and three sisters, Mrs. John Neal and Mrs. Harl Heat, of Harrod and Mrs. C. C. Cohensparger, of Miami. Fla. The body is to be removed from the Lantz funeral home, Ada, to the residence early Thursday afternoon where it will remain until time of services. [Lima News, Oct 24, 1940]

Cecil F Huebner
Dates: May 27, 1908 - Apr 4, 1984
Lima: Obituary for Cecil F Huebner appeared in the Lima News on Apr 5, 1984
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: May 27, 1908 in Allen Co, O to Lewis & May Hance Ransbottom
Married: Ralph Huebner for 48 years
Occupation: homemaker
Died: Apr 4, 1984 at Richland Manor Nursing Home
Survived by: 2 sons; 1 daughter; 9 grandchildren
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

Mrs. Sarah Huffer
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the David-Miller and Son funeral home with the Rev. J. Ira Jones in charge. Burial in Greenlawn cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral home until burial. [The Lima News, Jan. 8, 1950]

Abraham W. Hunsaker
HUNSAKER - Funeral services for Abraham W. Hunsaker, 58 years old, who dropped dead at his home in Marion township, 9 miles west of the city, yesterday morning, will be held Sunday morning at 10 o'clock at Salem church. The Rev. Mr. Hartley will officiate. Interment will be made in Salem cemetery. [The Times-Democrat, Jan 7, 1916]

William Edward Hurd
William Edward Hurd, 46, colored World war veteran, died in the Dearborn, Mich., veteran's hospital after an extensive illness. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. Lath Banks, of S. Rosedale-av; one brother, Charles Hurd, of St. Marys; a half-brother, Harles Banks, of Lima; three sisters,Mrs. Mary R. Green, of Portsmouth, Mrs. Lillian Owen, of S. Baxter-st., and Mrs. Levella Hodges, of Oakland-ky; and a half-sister, Miss Lucy Banks, of S. Rosedal-av. The body will arrive at the Jones mortuary Tuesday evening and remain for services at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Rev. L. C. McGee, of the Fourth Street Baptist church, will officiate and burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. [Lima News, Jul 9, 1940]

A Dewey Hurlburt
Dates: Aug 6, 1898 - Aug 7, 1986
Lima: Obituary for A Dewey Hurlburt appeared in the Lima News on Aug 8, 1986
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Aug 6, 1898 in Roundhead, O to Augustus & Leah Sneary Hurlburt
Married: Marcella J Hempker for 44 years
Occupation: retired farmer & retired from Lima Ordnance Depot
Died: Aug 7, 1986 at Richland Manor Nursing Home
Survived by: 1 son; 2 daughters; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; 1 brother
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

F. B. Hutchinson
F. B. Hutchinson, 21, 548 N. Main-st, was found dead in his bed late Thursday afternoon. Heart disease is believed to be the cause of his death. His body was removed to Hamilton's Funeral Home. Hutchinson died at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Coroner Smith said his body was still warm when Dr. Smith arrived to examine him. He was employed as a drummer in the Rialto theatre. His home, according to letters found on his person, was in Lindsay, Ontario, Canada. [unknown newspaper, May 2, 1924]


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