Allen County, Ohio

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Obituaries and Death Notices

Dora A. Thompson
Deep sorrow has again cast its shadow over the Thompson home at the corner of Main and Vine streets. About two years the husband and father, John Thompson, a veteran grocer, passed away. Saturday evening the angel of death again entered the home and removed the widowed mother, death occurring at 7:45 o'clock. Mrs. Dora A. Thompson had only been ill nine days, but her sufferings were intense, the malady being gall stones. Deceased was born in Phelps, N. Y., and had reached the age of 58 years, 4 months and 12 days. Left to mourn are one son, John L. Thompson, one daughter, Mrs. Nettie B. Jacobs and an only brother, J. B. Lomison. Funeral services will take place at the residence, 831 1/2 south Main street at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. F. P. Bossart, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran church, officiating. Mrs. Thompson was a prominent member of Trinity Chapter O. E. S., Lima Hive No. 43, L. O. T. M. and also of the protected Home Circle. She had been a resident of this city some twenty years or more.
[Lima Times Democrat, Dec 18, 1905]

Walter P. Thompson
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Sep 25, 1978
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: April 10, 1929, in Prestonburg , Burley and Margie Cecil Thompson
Married to: Donna ?
Occupation: retired from Clark Equipment Co
Died: Sep 25, 1978 at Lima Memorial Hospital
Survived by: wife; parents; 1 son; 1 brother; 3 sisters; 2 grandchildren
Burial: Lima Memorial Hospital

Mrs. Melissa Thoring
Rev. Harlan J. Miller, pastor of Calvary Evangelical and Reformed church, will conduct rites at 2 p.m. Monday at the Huffer mortuary. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. The body is at the residence. It will be returned to the funeral home at 10 a.m. Monday. [The Lima News, Jan. 11, 1942]

John Tilton
John Tilton, a high respected citizen of this county, died at noon Friday at his home in Hopewell township, following an illness of several months due to a tumerous growth beneath his stomach.  Mr. Tilton is past 71 years of age. [Lima Daily News, January 6, 1912]

Carrie Todd
Lima -- Miss Carrie Todd, 67 of 113 ½ E. North-st died at 5:10 p.m. Thursday in Memorial hospital following an illness of 10 days. Born in Lima, Miss Todd had lived in this vicinity all her life. She was a retired employee of the R .T. Gregg and Son department store, and a member of Trinity Methodist church.Surviving are two brothers, James of Aurora, Ill, and John of Columbus. Services will be held in the Davis Miller and Son Cathedral chapel at a time to be announced with Rev. J. Ira Jones, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral home.
[The Lima News, Jan. 11, 1946]

Michael Tomeo
Death of Michael Tomeo, 40, of Columbus, an inmate of the Lima State Hospital, on March 23, was caused by peritonitis two days after he had had a physical encounter with another patient, Dr. W. H. Vorbau, superintendent of the hospital, revealed Friday. Whether Tomeo's death was the result of the encounter could not be determined. Dr. Vorbau asserted. There were no visible bruises on the body, he explained. The other patient suffered no ill effects, both were considered violently deranged. The altercation took place as the patients were proceeding to the dining room on March 26. Several blows were struck before attendants could separate the men. Tomeo had been received at the hospital only a short time before.
[Lima News Apr 4, 1930]

Geda Lois Tomlinson
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News May 3, 1983
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: July 7, 1904, in Chanute , Kan to Joseph William and Nora Ann Runyon Tomlinson
Married to:
Occupation: former co-owner of Spyker's Drive In
Died: May 1983 at her residence
Survived by: 1 sister; 2 brothers
Military: Women's Army Corp
Burial: Memorial Park Mausoleum

John H. Toomey, 77, of 624 Hazel-av, died at 2:10 p.m. Sunday in St. Rita's hospital, after a two-month illness. He was born in Lima, Dec. 26, 1872, and was a retired boiler inspector for the Baltimore and Ohio and Pere Marquette rail-roads. Mr. Toomey was a member of St. Rose Catholic church and the Holy Name society of the church. Surviving are two sons, Alfred J., Delphos, and Robert J. of Lima; two daughters, Miss Mary A. Toomey, and Mrs. Francis J. Grifftiths, both of Lima. Requiem high mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Rose church, with Msgr. James Elder as celebrant. Burial will be in Gethsemani cemetery. The body will remain in Hogenkamp funeral home until services. [The Lima News- January 16, 1950]

Walter W. Trentman
Delphos- Funeral services for Walter W. Trentman, 50, will be held in St. John's Catholic church at 9:30 a. m. tomorrow, burial will be in St. John's cemetery. Trentman a florist here for many years, died Saturday at his home on E. Eighth-st after an illness of one week. Trentman was born on a farm south of Delphos and came here with his parents when he was 13 years old. He lived in Delphos ever since. He entered the floral business following the death in 1911 of his father John Henry Trentman. He was united in marriage here to Emma Greer on Nov 28, 1901 by the Fr. Hoeffel, pastor of St. John's Catholic church. Trentman was a member of St. John's Catholic church, and of Delphos council, Knights of Columbus. He was widely known thruout this section. He underwent an operation for appendicitis a week ago Sunday, the operation taking place at his home.
[The Lima News, Apr 3, 1933]

Virgil Truesdale
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Oct 23, 2002
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: May 6,1917, in Delphos to Don and Iva Truesdale
Married to: Norma Good for 57 years
Occupation: retired from the Postal Service after 25 years
Died: ct. 24, 2002, at Veterans Hospital, Phoenix, Az
Survived by: wife; 2 sisters
Military: WWII Army Veteran
Burial: Walnut Grove Cemetery

Selma C. Tschudy
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Jan 4, 1977
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: June 30, 1885, in St. Louis, Mo., to John and Caroline (Knickmeyer) Baltzer.
Married to:
Died: Jan 1977 at St. Rita's Hospital
Survived by: 1 daughter; 2 sons; 3 sisters; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren

Eva Elizabeth Tucker
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Oct 15, 1984
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: March 12, 1919, in Harrison County , W.Va. ,to Leroy and Amelia King Griffin.
Married to: 1st Stanford Henry Bozeman Sr.; 2nd Monroe Tucker for 12 years
Occupation: cook at the Casa Luau for 13 years
Died: Oct 1984 Lime Memorial Hospital
Survived by: husband; 7 daughters; 2 sons; 23 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters; 2 brothers
Burial: Memorial Park Mausoleum

John M. Turner
Dates: May 24, 1928 - May 9, 2011
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News May 12, 2011
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: May 24, 1928, in Lima to Harry and Pearl Rambo Turner
Married to: Ruth Marie Shobe for 54 years
Occupation: Ohio Department of Transportation Bridge Department
Died: May 9, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health System
Survived by: 5 children; 1 brother; 1 sister; 13 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren
Military: Korean War Army Veteran


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