LAIRD, William Alexander

William Laird, 74, Coshocton Route 4, retired James B. Clow & Sons Co., employee, died at 8:15 p.m. Sunday at County Memorial Hospital following an illness of two months.Born April 2, 1893, in Zanesville, he was a son of Abraham and Elizabeth Murdock Laird.  He was married in March 1913 to Hazel Coleman, who survives.Mr. Laird until his retirement had been employed at the Clow plant for 44 years.  He was foreman of the machine shop.Surviving besides his widow are a son, Wallace E. Laird, Newark; two daughters, Mrs. Donald F. (Marcella) Stoker, Coshocton Route 4 and Mrs. Walter (Betty) Mendenhall, Columbus, and four grandchildren.  A son, five brothers and two sisters are deceased.Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Glass Funeral Home in charge of Rev. Neil Roller.  Burial will be in South Lawn Cemetery.Fridns may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Tuesday and until time of services Wednesday.

[Unknown Newspaper, probably Coshocton Tribune, c. 1986 — Sub. by MMH]


Lee Lautenschleger, 59, died at 6 p.m. Monday at his residence, Baltic Route 1, following four months' illness. A carpenter. Mr. Lautenschleger was born April 20, 1899, in Crawford township, a son of George and Jane Ely Lautenschleger. He was married is 1922 to Myrtle Lower. Surviving are the wife; one daughter, Mrs. Helen Fender of Millersburg Route 2; three grandchildren; three brothers. Elmer of Decatur, Ind., Floyd of Fresno Route 1 and Harold of West Lafayette; two sisters. Miss Dorothy Lautenschleger of West Lafayette and Mrs. Margaret Neiss of Fresno Route 1. Two brothers are deceased. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in St. John's Lutheran church at New Bedford, of which he was a member. Rev. C. A. Leader will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Haley funeral home in Baltic from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday

[Source: Coshocton, Ohio Tribune, Dec 9, 1958 — Sub by FoFG]

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