Crawford County, Ohio

Crawford County Obituaries & Funeral & Death Notices

Snyder Funeral Home 
(Mansfield, Richland, Ohio)

 

Mansfield:  Minnie Lee Zent, age 79, of 6544 County Road 37, died Tuesday afternoon April 17, 2001 in Lexington Court Care Center. She was born January 21, 1922 in Spartanburg, SC, to C.C. and Mary Owens Teseniar, and was graduated from Tiffin High School. A Galion resident most of her life, Mrs. Zent was a homemaker who dedicated her life to loving and supporting her family. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Carol & Stephen Melchior, with whom she made her home; two sons and daughters-in-law Dwane & Kathy Zent of Apopka, FL, and Michael & Gloria Zent of Longview, FL; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl Edward Zent in 1960; a sister Ollie Horton and a brother James Teseniar. Friends may call Thursday April 19, 2001 from 6-8 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home.  A funeral service for the family will be held in the funeral home Friday.  The Rev. David Root will officiate.  Burial will follow in Iberia Cemetery. (submitted by Ida Maack Recu)

The Marion Star
Mar 6, 1946

Bucyrus -

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Wire funeral home for Mrs. Minetta E. Krauter, 83, native of Crawford county who died Monday in Mansfield at the home of her daughter, Mrs. India Race. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery. Mrs. Krauter was born north of Bucyrus March 17, 1862. Her marriage to David Krauter took place March 11, 1885. Mr. Krauter died in 1913. Survivors include a son David, of Lexington and five daughters, Mrs. Race, Mrs. Herman Neuman of Bucyrus, Mrs. A. J. Norris of LaPorte, Ind, Mrs. Roy Fulton of Shreve and Mrs. Peter Hellos of Kansas City, Mo., and a sister, Mrs. Grace Clawson of Lima.


The Marion Star
Mar 6, 1946

Galion -

The body of Ernest A. Culvert, 71, was brought to Galion for burial in Fairview cemetery. He died at the Eagles home in Mansfield Friday of a heart attack, and services were held in Mansfield Tuesday.


The Marion Star
Apr 10, 1946
Crestline-

The body of Mrs. Laura C. Morton of Cleveland was brought to Crestline Tuesday to the Orie Garverick Funeral home where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday. Rev. Alva Miller of First Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be made in the Mansfield cemetery.
Mrs. Morton died in the home of her sister Mrs. Pluma Smith in Cleveland at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. She was born in Fayston, Vt., Sept 16, 1864 to Eli and Amelia Nenezeza Bruce. Her husband John F. Morton preceded her in death. Survivors are four sisters, Mrs. F. A. Childs of New London, formerly of Crestline, Mrs. Katherine Murray of Millersburg, Mrs. Charles Chambers of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Mrs. Smith at whose home she died. A niece, Mrs. A. T. Wright of Crestline also survives.

Galion-

Mrs. Mary Miller, 88, died in her home at 365 North Columbus street about 6:40 a.m. today. A native of Germany, where she was born May 11, 1857, she came to this county when a child and lived in Delphos, O. On Dec 10, 1875, she was married to Ferdinand J. Miller, who died 50 years ago. She came to Galion 41 years ago. surviving are the following children; Mrs. Walter Williams of Mansfield, Mrs. Roger Godfrey and Fred C. Miller of Galion, two sisters, Misses Christine and Lena Goehring of Delphos. Three sons preceded her in death. Funeral services are awaiting word from Mrs. Godfrey who is visiting in California


Fremont News-Messenger
October 11, 2006

 

Eleanor M. Hout, 91, formerly of 2974 Ohio 598, Crestline, died Monday Oct. 9, 2006 at Crestline Nursing Home, Crestline.

Eleanor M. Hout was born in Crawford County, April 29, 1915 to the late Elmer and Florence (Volkmer) Walter. She married Charles E. Hout on June 12, 1937 , and he preceded her Oct. 8, 1983 .

Eleanor had lived in the area her entire life and was a graduate of Leesville High School . She was employed by Crestline Memorial Hospital as a nurses' aide for 17 years from 1960-1977. Mrs. Hout was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church , Leesville, and the Crestline Golden Age Center . She was a wonderful mother and was proud of the seven winters she got to spend with her husband in Florida .

She is survived by her two sons and two daughters, Richard and Jo Hout of West Jefferson, Joann and Dee Plaster of Mansfield, Edward and Janet Hout of Crestline, Elaine and Marty Komives of London; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren; her sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Harold Baldinger of Galion; and her sister-in-law, Eileen Walter of Crestline.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Donald Hout, and her brother, Carl Walter.

Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline, where services will be at 11a.m. Friday with Pastor Ann Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens , Crestline.

Memorial contributions may be made the St. John's Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home.

(submitted by George Jochum)


Fremont News-Messenger
Oct 12, 2006

Vernon E. Barker, 74 of New Washington, died Oct 10, 2006, at Galion Community Hospital . He was born in Elliott County, Ky., Jan 18, 1932,  to the late Everett E. and Minnie B. (Wagner) Barker. In 1956 he moved to the area and June 27, 1959 , he married Minnie Middleton, who survives.

Vernon retired after 38 years from McClain Easy Pack (formerly Peabody) in Galion and was a member of the United Baptist Church in Shelby .

Along with his wife of 47 years, Vernon is survived by four children, Dan Barker, Donna (Doug) Rader, Dale (Kathy) Barker all of Bucyrus, David (Angela) Barker of New Washington; eleven grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; one brother, Donald (Sue) Barker of Kentucky; three sisters, Mary (Arlie Ray) Moore, Lois (Paul) Fannin, both of Kentucky, and Pauline Brown of Crestline.

In addition to his parents, Vernon is preceded in death by a brother, William Barker, and a sister Martha Reynolds.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Wise Funeral Service in Bucyrus, where the funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday with Elder Burl Middleton officiating.

Interment will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens . Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association or the Kidney Foundation through the funeral home.

(submitted by George Jochum)


Fremont News- Messenger
Oct 6, 2006

Monica Lynne Pickins, 31, of 797 Wiltshire, Columbus, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006 , at Riverside Methodist Hospital , Columbus , after a sudden illness.

Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home, Galion. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church , 291 N. Union St , Galion, with the Rev. Gary Nuss officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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(submitted by George Jochum)


 

Fremont News-Messenger
October 7, 2006

Helen F. Pifher, 62, of Attica died at 6:10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 2006 , at her home.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Bernard Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr Joseph P. Szybka officiating.

Burial will be in the St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery, New Washington.

Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Lindsey-Foos-Kocher Funeral Service, 1295 W. Tiffin St.,Attica, with a Rosary service Sunday at 4 p.m.

(submitted by George Jochum)


Fremont News-Messenger
October 8, 2006

Kenneth A. Vanzant, 51, of 1865 E. Cook Road , Columbus , died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006 , at Arlington Court Nursing Facility in Columbus .

Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home, Galion, where services will be at 1 p.m. Monday with Chaplain Faith Callison of Home Reach Hospice officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery .

Memorial contributions may be made to his family in care of Richardson-Davis Funeral Home, 218 S. Market Street , Galion, Ohio 44833 .

(submitted by George Jochum)


 

Fremont News-Messenger
October 9, 2006

Irvin H. Sheffer, 93, of 760 Brandt Road , Galion, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006 at Village Care Center in Galion.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Zanesville Memorial Park in Zanesville with the Rev. Samuel J. Buehrer officiating.

Military graveside services will be conducted by the U.S. Navy and Zanesville area veteran's organizations. Arrangements are in the care of Richardson-Davis Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Epilepsy Association of Central Ohio, 456 W. 10th Avenue , Columbus , OH 43215.

   (submitted by George Jochum)


James F. Rawlins, 78, of 209 Reindl Drive , Crestline, died Oct. 8, 2006 at Galion Community Hospital , after a lengthy illness.

Jim was born in New Boston Sept. 24, 1928 to the late Laffieott and Hetta (Gregory) Rawlins. He married the former Mary Jane Parsel on March, 12, 1983 , and she survives him.

Jim retired in 1982 from The Timken Co. , Bucyrus. He had lived here since 1997, moving from Superior, Mont. Mr. Rawlins was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Superior. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a life member of the American Legion, Crestline.

He is also survived by a son and four daughters, Diane and Larry Young of Bucyrus, James and Paula Rawlins or Salem, Ore., Patricia and Steven Lohr of Bucyrus, Mary and Dennis Pelfrey of Upper Sandusky, and Pamela and Earl Butler of Oceola; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Merval Ramsey of Bucyrus and Jean Stewart of Oceola.

He was preceded in death by two grandsons; his brother, Dick Rawlins; and his sister, Hilda Stewart.

Burial will be in Superior at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are in care of the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline.

(Submitted by George Jochum)


Fremont News-Messenger
Oct 11, 2006

Doyle E. Mullins, 71, of Bucyrus, Oct 9, 2006 in Bucyrus Community Hospital following a long illness. He was born in Rock Castle County , Ky. , Jun 20, 1935, to William D, and Lucy C. (Todd) Mullins, both deceased.

Also preceding him in death are three sisters and five brothers.

Surviving are his companion of 30 years, Karen Coffman; sons Wyatt (Amy) Mullins of Bucyrus, Brian of Lima; daughters Melody Mullins and Heidi Walton, both of Bucyrus; grandchildren Aaron (Carol) Mullins and Jessica Walton; great-grandchildren Bryce and Faith Mullins; stepchildren Dawn (Bryan) Kincade and Todd (Charity) Coffman; step grandchildren Dylan and Jordan Kincade, Jaden and Gunnar Coffman; brother James Earl Mullins of Chatfield; and nieces and nephews.

Doyle attended schools in Kentucky and also Whetstone School , was a member of the U.S. Navy Reserves toward the end of the Korean Conflict. For 44 years he was employed at the Timken Corporation in various positions retiring in 1997. He also farmed, raised cattle and game birds.

Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home, where services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Lillian Eidson officiating.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to the Wyandot County Humane Society.

(submitted by George Jochum)


Fremont News-Messenger
Oct 14, 2006

Paul F. Kurtz, formerly of 4030 Ridgeton Road , died Oct 13, 2006, at 6:15 a.m. in Rosewood Manor Nursing Home, Galion.

Mr. Kurtz was born Sept. 13, 1913 , in Liberty Township , Crawford County , to the late James G. and Elizabeth (Hoss) Kurtz. He was first married Jan. 17, 1943 , to Luella M. (Kalb) Kurtz who preceded him in death on Sept. 25, 1989 . He was married June 26, 1994 , to Dorothy Hamilton who survives in Galion.

Mr. Kurtz is also survived by daughter Mary Ann Braglin of New Lexington, stepdaughters Joy (Jeff) Hillis of Bucyrus, Linda (Don) Saxby of Clinton; six step grandchildren; several step great-grandchildren; brother Calvin (Wanda) Kurtz of Bloomville; and sister Mary Gorsuch of Lancaster.

In addition to his first wife, he was preceded in death by one brother, John, and one sister, Ruth Schimpf.

Mr. Kurtz was a lifetime farmer in the Liberty Township and Chatfield areas. He also operated a custom threshing machine and owned and operated a sawmill. He worked as a carpenter and also as a welder at Cobey's retiring in 1990. Mr. Kurtz attended Red Run Grade School and Sulphur Springs High School . He was a member of Nazareth Lutheran Church where he had served as trustee, deacon and president of the congregation and was a cemetery trustee. While wintering in Florida , Paul attended Evangelical Lutheran Church at Avon Park . He was a member of the AARP Bowling League and Senior Center in Bucyrus, the Crawford County Conservation League, and the Plain City Barn Dance group.

Services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. in the Nazareth Lutheran Church with the Rev. Bill Pavuk officiating. Burial will be in Nazareth Lutheran Cemetery . Friends may call at the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home on Sunday where the family will receive friends from 1-4 p.m. The family suggests memorials be in the form of contributions to the Church Memorial or Cemetery Funds through the funeral home.

 (submitted by George Jochum)


Fremont News-Messenger
Oct 16, 2006

Mildred L. Rose, 78, of 453 Biddle Road , Galion, Oct 14, 2006, at her home after an extended illness.

Mrs. Rose was born in Verda , KY ,Jun 29, 1928,  to the late Kenneth and Virginia (Hess) Trent. She married her husband of 55 years, Lucian E. Rose on Oct. 2, 1951 , in Harlan , KY , and he survives her.

An area resident since 1953, coming from Kentucky , Mrs. Rose was a member of Diamond Hill Cathedral, Mansfield. Mildred's family and grandchildren were her whole life, and she loved to spend time with them.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Barrie McConnell, Galion; five grandchildren, Michael Siegenthal, Matthew and Nicole Siegenthal, Kristina Kuhn, Kevin "Jay" Kuhn, Jr., and Susan and Tim Kuhn; 11 great-grandchildren; and her sisters-in-law, Elaine and George Casey of Kansas, and Pauline Trent, Galion; and special friends Mary and Jeff Welshan, and their family Bev, Ann, Debra, Jennie, Heather, and Jimmy.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and her sister, Walter "Con" Trent, Auther "A.C." Trent, J.D. Barnes, and Helen Stone.

Friends may call Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 5-8 p.m. at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Galion, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Elders Carl and Rhonda Breit will officiate. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens , Crestline.

Memorial contributions may be made to Homecare Matters Home Health And Hospice in care of the funeral home.

 

Marjorie M. Ellis, 87, of 1225 Westmoor Drive , Galion, died Oct.14, 2006, at home.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home where services will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. Loyd Caudill officiating.

A graveside service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in New Philadelphia on Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society, P.O. Box 727 , Bucyrus , OH 44820 .

 

 (Submitted by George Jochum)


Fremont News-Messenger
Oct 23, 2006

Charles F. "Chuckie" Sheets, 24, of 7869 Anker Drive , Galion, died unexpectedly Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006 , at home.

Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday with Ann McGrew officiating. Interment will be in Iberia Cemetery .

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Richardson-Davis Funeral Home, 218 S. Market St. , Galion , OH 44833 .

 

Richard W. Carlin, 68, of 9725 Ketterman Drive , Galion, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006 , at home after an extended illness.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home where services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Charles E. Brooks officiating. Burial will follow at Iberia Cemetery where military graveside services will be conducted by the U. S. Marine Corps and the Galion/Crestline veterans organizations.

Memorial contributions may be made to the HomeCare Matters Hospice, P.O. Box 327 , Galion , OH 44833 .

 (Submitted by George Jochum)


Fremont News-Messenger
Oct 24, 2006  

Stephen Cramer II, of 260 Wayne Ave. , Bucyrus, died Oct 23, 2006, at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus .

Stephen was born Dec. 20 1968 in Bucyrus to Stephen Cramer and Brenda (Sweeney) Melvin who survive in Bucyrus. In addition he is survived by his stepfather Chuck Melvin; Aunts Cherie (Alan) Young; Loretta (Gilbert) Johnson; and Julia (Fredie) Dicks all of Bucyrus; cousins Albert Johnson, Tami Kreiger, Loretta (Todd) Pennington, Dana (Brent) Rainis, Alana (Tom) Lemmen, Hope (Mike) Wittig, and Noah Young.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Frank and Mildred Sweeney, as well as paternal grandparents Willis and Miriam Cramer.

Stephen lived his entire life in the community graduating from Colonel Crawford High School in 1987. He served as a Sgt. in the U.S. Air Force, successfully completed training as a dental assistant specialist, served in support of Operation Desert Shield/Storm, and received the AF Outstanding Unit Award, Nat. Defense Service Medal, AF Longevity Service Award Ribbon, and the Air Force Training Ribbon. Stephen was a member of the Crestline VFW Post # 2920 and a Life Member of Amvets Post #27.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. in the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home with burial in Crawford County Memory Gardens . Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday where the family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Military Services will be provided by the American Legion Post 181.

Memorials may be made to the Gifts for Yanks (Veteran) or through the funeral home.

(Submitted by George Jochum)


Fremont News-Messenger
Oct 26, 2006

Betty Jane Meyer, 88, formerly of Worthington , died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006 , at the Health Center of Friendship Village of Dublin where she had resided for several years.

A graveside service will be held at a later date at Fairview Cemetery in Galion. Arrangements are in the care of Richardson-Davis Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions in Betty's name, may be made to Friends of the OSU Libraries, 5801 Ackerman Library, 610 Ackerman Road , Columbus , Ohio 43202 .

(Submitted by George Jochum)


Fremont News-Messenger
Oct 28, 2006

Genevieve A. (Heydinger) Kehres, 102, resident of New Washington, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006 , in Hillside Acres Nursing Home in Willard.

She was born on March 10, 1904 in Richland County to the late August & Mayme (Wechter) Heydinger. She was a member of the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in North Auburn and the Rosary Altar Society. She was a homemaker that enjoyed quilting, crocheting, playing cards and most of all, being with her family.

She is survived by seven sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Estella Kehres of New Washington; Carl and Annabelle Kehres of New Washington; Ben and Pauline Kehres of Tiro; Robert 'Spark' and Connie Kehres of New Washington; Kenneth and Rene Kehres of El Dorado, Kansas, Daniel and Lois Kehres of New Washington, and Fr. Franklin Kehres of Norwalk; one daughter, Sister Theresa Kehres O.S.F. of New Boston, Ohio; a daughter-in-law, Barbara & John McKinley of Westerville; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Frank Heydinger of Norwalk and Raymond Heydinger of Shelby; a sister, Rita Studer of Mansfield.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Louis August Kehres on August 22, 1999 ; her parents; one son, Frederick Kehres; 3 brothers, Sylvester, Herbert and Clement "Nick" Heydinger and 2 sisters, Sister Bernardine Heydinger O.S.U. and Helen Young.

Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006 , from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. , with a prayer service at 4 p.m.

The Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 30, 2006 , at the St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington, with Fr. Frank Kehres officiating. Burial will follow at the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Cemetery in North Auburn , Ohio .

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Bernard-Mother of Sorrows School Endowment Fund. Online

(submitted by George Jochum)


Fremont News-Messenger
Oct 30, 2006

   
Aug. 31, 1917-Oct. 28, 2006

Henry Martin Egner, 89, of 121 Shady Lane , Galion, died Saturday at Galion Community Hospital , after a short illness.

Born in Ashland , he was the son of the late Frank J. Egner and Cornelia (Stover) Egner. He was preceded in death on Apr. 16, 2003 by his wife, Betty (Krebs) Scott Egner whom he married on Apr. 29, 1973 . He was previously married to Winoid Musgrave on Nov. 3, 1934 and she preceded him in 1972.

He attended Galion High School and was a member of The Galion Seventh Day Adventist Church where he served as Head Elder and a member of the finance committee. He was a breeder and trainer of quarter horses and a lifetime member of the Ohio Quarter Horse Association and member of American Quarter Horse Association for many years. He was a charter member of the National Reining Horse Association.

He was co-owner of Galion Transfer and Storage Company in 1932 with his father F.J. Egner. He was also president of F.J. Egner & Son, Inc., transporters of petroleum and other liquid products from 1934 until the sale of the company in 1960; owner of C.R .& M., Inc. Mack Truck Sales & Service of Galion and associated with R.& R. Mack Truck Sales & Service in Austintown. He served as a director of The National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc. and was an officer in Owners Products, Inc. from 1949 to 1960.

He is survived by two sisters, Janice Ramsey of Galion and Alberta Smith of Apex, N.C.; a brother and sister-in-law, Frank H. and Penny Egner of Findlay; many nieces and nephews; a step-son and spouse, Frank (Butch) and Donna Scott; and two step-granddaughters, Rebecca Scott and Tracy House all of Canandaigua, N.Y.

In August of 1961 he was preceded in death by a son, Larry Egner. He is also preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. , today at Richardson-Davis Funeral Home where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday with Pastor Marcellus de Oliveira officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery .

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Galion Seventh Day Adventist Church , P.O. Box 73 , Galion , OH 44833 or to the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Galion Community Hospital , 269, Portland Way South , Galion , OH 44833 .

(submitted by George Jochum)


Mansfield News-Journal
Oct 24, 1934

GALION Charles S. Garvarick, 92, Civil war veteran. who  served three years as a private  in Company K, Ohio Infantry, died  Friday night after on illness of  one week, in his home 122 Second
avenue

He was  born in Pennsylvania ,  Jan. 31, 1842, and   fallowing the Civil war was a farmer, east of here. He   enlisted   on   Aug. 20, 1862,   and   served   until  July 18, 1865 when he was honorably discharged.   Mr. Garvarick was one of the privates who took part in Sherman 's march.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Anna Garvarick; six children, Mrs. Viola Baldunger, Mrs. Clarence Chubb and Mrs. H. L. Chubb, all of Gallon; Mrs. William A. Miller und Edwin Garvarick, both of West Point, and Siebert Garverick, of New Winchester. He also is survived by three brothers, four sisters, -13 grandchildren, 23 great- grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p. m. in the Volk funeral home in charge of Rev, J. H. Patterson, of North  Robinson. Burial will be made In Iberia cemetery. Friends are asked to omit flowers.


Mansfield News-Journal
Oct 24, 1934

New Washington- Mrs. Caroline Karg, 69, died at her home three miles south of here, Friday afternoon following a year's illness.

Survivors include six children, two by a former marriage. They are Wallace Laux of New Washington, and Fred Laux of Hiwatha, Mich., and Mrs. Emery Shrefe of Tiro. Ralph and Clarence Karg, both of New Washington. and Mrs. Fred Sheely of Chatfield. Two sisters and three brothers also survive. They are Mrs. Anna Zaebst of North Olestead, O., Mrs. Elizabeth Waters of Guthrie, Vt., Adam Reidel of Chatfield, Charles and Jacob Riedel, both of New Washington. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the home with Rev. John (?), pastor of the Lutheran church officiating. Burial will be made in the Lutheran cemetery.

* Newspaper was very hard to read.


Sandusky Register Star News (Sandusky, Ohio) August 21, 1941
Frances Adora Zaebst Brown
    NEW WASHINGTON (Special) -- Mrs. Frances Brown died here at 9 p.m., Wednesday at the home of her daughter. She was aged 80 years.
    Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband Curtis. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Zaebst of Cranberry-co. and was born Sept. 29, 1861. She was the mother of 13 children, 11 living.
    Surviving besides the children are one sister and five brothers.
    Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the High Funeral Home here with the Rev. Paul Gerlach officiating. Burial in the Lutheran Cemetery here.

Mansfield News Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) August 21, 1941
MOTHER OF 11 DIES AT HOME
Mrs. Frances Brown, 79, Succumbs At New Washington.
    NEW WASHINGTON -- Mrs. Frances Brown, 79, mother of 11 children, died here last night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. P. High. She was born in Crawford county, Sept. 29, 1861.
    Surviving are two sons, Lawrence of New Washington and Albert of Bucyrus; nine daughters, Mrs. Charles Cleland of Shelby, Mrs. Glen Braden, Mrs. Russell Cox and Mrs. Marvin Matthes, all of Mansfield, Harriett Brown, Mrs. Ivan Ledere and Mrs. Edson Lent, all of Lakewood; Mrs. Christian Weigler of Bucyrus and Mrs. Proctor High of New Washington; one sister, Mrs. Ikes Gable of New Washington; five brothers, Adam Zaebst of California, Otis Zaebst of Andora, Rufus Zaebst of Gabon, Frank Zaebst of Sulphur Springs, and Fred Zaebst of Bucyrus, 20 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
    Rev. Paul Gerlach of the Lutheran church here will conduct funeral services Saturday at 2 p.m. in the High funeral home. (submitted by Ida Maack Recu)


Mansfield News Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) May 17, 1967
    GALION -- Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday from the Snyder Funeral Home, Galion, for Rufus Zaebst, 91, formerly of Galion, who died Monday in Welch, W. Va., after an illness of one year.
    Mr. Zaebst had been living with a son, The Rev. Oran C. Zaebst, in Welch for the past five years.
    He was a native of New Washington.
    He was an insurance salesman for Western and Southern before his retirement. He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, Galion.
    Besides his son in West Virginia, he is survived by three other sons, Allen of Galion, Elwood of Lorain and Ivan in California; one daughter, Mrs. Howard Holm in New Jersey; one brother, Frank of Sulphur Springs, 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
    The Rev. Luther Muehlbrad will conduct the services. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Galion. Friends may call Friday morning in the funeral home. (submitted by Ida Maack Recu)

Mansfield News Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) June 23, 1951
Mrs. Lulu Zaebst, 72, Dies In Residence At Galion
    GALION -- Mrs. Lulu M. Zaebst, 72, died in her home at 226 Pershing Ave. after being bedfast two months. A native of Hancock county, she came here in 1899 following her marriage to Rufus C. Zaebst, who survives. She was a member of Peace Lutheran church.
    Besides her husband, she leaves five sons, Rev. Oran of Greenville, S. C., Elwood of Lorrain, Ivan of Phoenix, Ariz., Alfred of Ocala, Fla., and Allen of Galion; a daughter, Mrs. Howard Holm of Demarest, N. J.; three brothers, Leo and Harry Foltz of Shelby, and Vern Foltz of Akron; six sisters, Mrs. George Gantzler of Crestline, Mrs. George Morrow of Amherst, Mrs. James Wentz of Shelby, Mrs. Leslie McHenry of Akron and Mrs. Allen Boutwell of Shelby, and 14 grandchildren.
    Rites will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Volk funeral home. Rev. Oran Zaebst will conduct his mother's services. Burial will be in Fairview cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home. (submitted by Ida Maack Recu)


The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) March 15, 1947
RITES AT BUCYRUS
    BUCYRUS, March 15--Funeral services were conducted this afternoon in the Munz funeral home for Mrs. Clara Ella Kessler Zaebst, 68, who died at her home 110 Swigert street Thursday following a five year illness. Interment was made in Union cemetery. Mrs. Zaebst was born in Crawford county and lived here her entire lifetime. Survivors are the husband, Fred Zaebst; two sons, Irvin of Tiro and Maurice of New Washington and five daughters, Mrs. Ocie May of Mansfield; Mrs. Hazel Amstutz, Shiloh, Mrs. Florence Carle, Carleton, Mich., Mrs. Gladys Moon, Tiro, Mrs. Doria Dutsche, Crestline. (submitted by Ida Maack Recu)


Mansfield News Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) April 6, 1950
Fred Irvin Zaebst
    BUCYRUS -- Fred I. Zaebst, 71, retired farmer residing at 188 1/2 North Poplar St., died at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Gladys Moon, 11 miles east of here in Sandusky township after a week's illness. His wife, Clara, died in March, 1947.
    Mr. Zaebst leaves two sons, Irvin of Tiro and Maurice of New Washington; five daughters, Mrs. Moon at whose home he died, Mrs. Ocie May and Mrs. Hazel Palmer, both of Mansfield, Mrs. Florence Carle of Carleton, Mich., and Mrs. Doris Dutschke of Crestline; four brothers, Adam of Culver City, Calif., Otis of Ashtabula, Frank of Sulphur Springs and Rufus of Galion, and a sister, Mrs. Ickes Gabel of New Washington.
    Rites will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Munz funeral home. Rev. Palmer Manson, Tiro Evangelical United Brethren church pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Union cemetery, east of Sulphur Springs. (submitted by Ida Maack Recu)


Mansfield News Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) July 25, 1938
Fairy Harriet Zaebst Tupps
SLASHES WRIST
Lincoln Heights Woman Ends Own Life With Razor Blade.
    A suicide verdict was returned by Coroner High Winbigier in the death late Saturday of Mrs. Fairy Tupps, 44, Lincoln Heights, whose body was found in her room with the left wrist slashed with a razor blade.
    The body was discovered about 6 p.m. by her husband, W. J. Tupps, after he returned from work. Mrs. Tupps, who had been in ill health for several weeks, left a note under a pillow, explaining that she feared losing her mind, Deputy Sheriff Glenn Freeman said. The note was addressed to her husband.
    A native of Crawford county, Mrs. Tupps came to Mansfield 22 years ago. She was a member of the English Lutheran church of Bucyrus.
    Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, W. B. Tupps, Mansfield; a daughter, Carol Jean, at home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George F. Zaebst of Crawford county; four sisters, Mrs. Charles Gadfield of Mansfield, Mrs. Chester Miller of Bellville, Mrs. Leo Walton of Bucyrus and Alice Zaebst of Crawford county, and two brothers, Robert Zaebst of Mansfield and Richard Zaebst of Crawford county.
    The body was taken to the Finefrock funeral home where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. H. S. Garnes, pastor of St. Luke's Lutheran church, officiating . Burial will be in Union cemetery, Crawford county. (submitted by Ida Maack Recu)


Mansfield News Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) June 15, 1965
    Mrs. Grace Tupps, 78, of 625 Kaler Ave., Bucyrus, yesterday in Bucyrus Community Hospital. She was a member of the Sharon Evangelical United Brethren Church in Brandywine, O. Survivors: three sons, Millard and Cleo Tupps, both of Bucyrus, and Emmett of near Bucyrus; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Services: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Lutz Funeral Home Bucyrus, the Rev. Vern Chambers officiating. Burial in Roop Cemetery in Bucyrus. Friends call Wednesday evening in the funeral home. (submitted by Ida Maack Recu)



Mansfield News Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) December 4, 1975
    Dallas Tupps, 78, of 312 Vennum Ave., died this morning in Mansfield General Hospital after an extended illness. He was born Aug. 11, 1897 in Crawford County and had lived here most of his life. Mr. Tupps was a retired partner of D.&D. Painters and a member of Moose Lodge. Surviving are his wife, Hazel M. Tupps; one step-daughter, Mrs. Lou H. Bachelder of State Route 546;; two step-sons, Mehl and Harold Fockler both of Elyria; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one brother, Donald of Galion.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Wappner Funeral Home. (submitted by Ida Maack Recu)


Lima News
Feb 21, 1985

ST. MARYS - Catherine A. Cress, 84, died at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital . She was born March 26, 1900, in Bucyrus, the daughter of Henry L. and Maude Kemmis Haspeslagh. She married Cecil C. Cress, who died April 12,1958. Mrs. Cress was a homemaker. She was a member of Woodlawn United Methodist Church , Bucyrus. Survivors include a son, Frederick L. Cress of St. Marys; two daughters, Mrs. Russell (Irene) Hardy of Big Bear Lake, Calif, and Mrs. Virgil (Marjorie) Slane of Canton ; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wise Funeral Home, Bucyrus, Rev. Robert B. Smeltzer officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery , Bucyrus. Friends may call at the Long and Folk Funeral Home Yoder Chapel from 6 to 9 tonight. The body will be taken to the Wise Funeral Home where friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Submitted by Linda Blue Dietz


Marion Star
Jan 27, 1940

Crestline, Jan 27 - Mrs. Isabel Simmons White, 79, widow of J. W. White, died last night at 8:40. A daughter, Mrs. James Bushong of Ft. Wayne, Ind., survives. She had lived here 54 years. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p. m. Monday at the Foster funeral home here, and burial will be in the Mansfield cemetery.

Bucyrus, Jan 27- Mrs. Louisa Caldwell, 58, widow of Frank Caldwell, died yesterday afternoon at her home in Bucyrus after a 10-week illness of heart trouble. She was a native of Bucyrus township. Surviving are a daughter Hazel, at home, and two sisters, Mrs. Ellen McKinstry and Mrs. Harriett Caldwell, both of Bucyrus. The funeral will be conducted Monday at 2 p. m. at the Wise funeral home. Burial will be made in Oakwood cemetery.

 

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