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Obituaries and Death Notices

Mrs. William C. Watson
Findlay, Apr 16 - Mrs. William C. Watson, 75, died after a week's critical illness. [Plain Dealer, Apr 17, 1918 - Sub. by L. Dietz]

James S. Weakley

FINDLAY, July 9 - Funeral services will ho held at 2 p. m. Wednesday in the Coldren funeral home here for James S. Weakley, 85, veteran Findlay jeweler who died Monday afternoon in his home here from infirmities. Weakly had been engaged in the jeweler's trade here for 50 years. He was born in Hancock-co and moved to Findlay from Rawson more than 50 years ago. He is survived by three children, one of whom is Otto Weakly, of Lima; a brother and a half brother. He was a member of the Odd Fellows lodge and the Brethren church. Rev. T. K. Leonard will officiate at the funeral and burial will be in Maple Grove cemetery.
[Lima News, Jul 9, 1940]

Mary Louise White
Last rites will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Barnhart funeral home here for Mrs. Mary Louise White, 92, who died Monday in her home here from pneumonia. She was born in Canada and came to Findlay with her husband during the gas boom. Surviving in addition to her husband, Thomas, are three daughters, a brother, five grand children, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Dr. C. Clark Shedd, pastor of the Findlay First Methodist church, will officiate and burial will be in Maple Grove cemetery
[Lima News, Feb 4, 1941]

George Wilch
ARLINGTON, O., July 14 - George H. Wilch, 95, a retired farmer of Orange Township, Hancock County, died of a heart attack while at the home of a daughter on Wednesday.
He was a native of Hancock County and lived his entire life on the farm where he was born. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, near Arlington.
He is survived by daughters, Mrs. Freda Weideman, RD 1, Blufton, and Mrs. Ena Frantz, Rawson; sons, Marion, Findlay, and Herman, Denver, Colo.; sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Hull, Genera; 15 grandchildren, and 32 great-grandchildren. Burial in the St. Paul's Lutheran Church cemetery.
[The Toledo Blade, 14 Jul 1964 - Sub. by K. Watson]

Carl Wileke
Findlay, Nov 6- Carl Wileke, 18, are dead.
[Plain Dealer Nov 7, 1917 - Sub. by L. Dietz]

Alice Williams
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a. m. Wednesday in the Barnhart funeral home here for Mrs. Alice Williams, 90, who died Monday at the Kollmeier convalescent home here. She had been ill three years. Only survivors are a niece and nephew, both of Hancock-co. Rev. W. E. Bradley, pastor of the First Lutheran church here, will officiate and burial will be in Maple Grove cemetery.
[Lima News, Feb 4, 1941]

Kelly B. Williamson
FINDLAY . March 11 - Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the Coldren funeral home here for Kelly B. Williamson, 81, of Eagle-tp. who died Sunday afternoon in Findlay hospital following an illness of a week. He was born in Hancock-co., February 24, 1859 the son of Aaron and Margaret Rish Williamson, and had resided here all his life. Surviving are his wife, Nora Bower Williamson; two daughters, a son, two sisters, three brothers, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Rev. Russell Hawk will officiate and burial will be in Bishop cemetery.
[Lima News, Mar 11, 1940 - Sub. by Linda Blue Dietz]

Elizabeth R. Wilson
Findlay, Dec 19- Mrs. Elizabeth R. Wilson, 35, died in the Toledo state hospital last night. Burial will be here.
[Cleveland Plain Dealer Dec 20, 1916 - Sub by L. Dietz]

Gideon G. Wingate
FINDLAY, Jan, 2 — Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon here for Gideon G. Wingate, 84, former trainer of Findlay race horses who died Sunday night in the Hancock-co home following an illness of 10 days from infirmities of old age. He had been at home for the last seven years. A sister at Muncie, Ind. survives. Burial in Maple Grove Cemetery.
[Lima News, Jan 2, 1940]

Dorotha Wright
Findlay - Mrs. Dorotha Wright, 67, died at 4:30 this morning at her home. Surviving are her husband, Willis V., a daughter, Mrs. Jack (Joan) Smith of Wapakoneta; a son, Thomas C., of Paramount, Calif., 7 grandchildren; and a sister, Anna Widner, of 934 N. Metcalf street, Lima. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Trautman Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Thursday.
[Lima News, Apr 17, 1974]

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