Hancock County, Ohio
Fostoria, Jan 31 - Levi Keller, 63, is dead at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Phillips, near Rising Sun. He is survived by a daughter and a son. [Cleveland Plain Dealer, Feb. 1, 1917 - Sub. by L. Dietz]
Harry W. Kirtland
Kirtland, Harry W. - Final rites will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Diller funeral home, Bluffton, with burial in Benton Ridge cemetery. The body will remain in the funeral home until burial. Mr. Kirtland resided at 820 Broadway-ave, Lima. [Lima News, Mar 2, 1950]
Thomas B. Knox
Thomas B. Knox, 70, is dead. He leaves his widow, four children and nineteen grandchildren. [Cleveland Plain Dealer, Feb. 1, 1917 - Sub. by L. Dietz]
Maxine Harmes Kraft-Kelsey
Maxine (Harmes) Kraft-Kelsey, age 90, formerly of Upper Arlington and Findlay, OH, passed away peacefully at Mayfair Village on April 17, 2008.
She was born June 14, 1917. Preceded in death by her husbands; Robert R. Kraft and Ora A. Kelsey.
Maxine is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Robb and Kathleen Kraft of Columbus, OH; stepson, Douglas Kelsey of Tucson, AZ; stepdaughter and son-in-law: Linda and Steve Simonds of Tucson, AZ; sister and brother-in-law: Norma and Jim Dipert of Findlay, OH.
She retired from Battelle Memorial Institute after 30 years where she was active in staff association activities. In Findlay, Maxine was employed by Marathon Oil Company and bowled on the company traveling team for 5 years.
Member of the American Cancer society Crew #1, Battelle Retirees Association, Upper Arlington Senior Center, and the American Contract Bridge League where she served on the board of directors. Interested in all sports, Maxine was a member of many golf, bowling, and tennis groups. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Findlay and St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Upper Arlington.
Per request of the family, there will be no services. Arrangements by SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger Road, Upper Arlington, OH 43221.
Maxine's last written lines were "For, at the end, with your pain your constant enemy, death becomes a welcome friend."
[THE COURIER, Findlay, Oh., Tue., 22 Apr. 2008 - Sub. by William Ream]
Robert Ruttle Ferguson Kraft
COLUMBUS -- Funeral services for Robert Ruttle Ferguson Kraft, 62, Columbus, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, 12740 Zollinger Road, Columbus. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Maple Grove Cemtery (sic), Findlay, the Rev. Robert Elfvin officiating.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mr. Kraft died Tuesday at Riverside Hospital, Columbus.
He was born in Alberta, Canada to Robert P. and Floy A. (Ruttle) Ferguson. He married Maxine Harmes and she survives.
Also surviving are a son, Robb F. Kraft, Columbus.
He was a livestock buyer and associated with David Davies Inc., Columbus, for 35 years. For the past five years he was head of the livestock division of Coil Packing Co., Columbus. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Columbus. [THE COURIER, Findlay, Oh., Thu., 31 Mar. 1977 - Sub. by William Ream]
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