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Obituaries and Death Notices

Pamelia Belle Edgecomb
Ada, Sep 11- The funeral of Mrs. Pamelia Belle Edgecomb, 76, formerly a Lima resident, who died in Columbus Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. S. Clover, will be held here at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the M. E. church. Mrs. Edgecomb was born here, Nov. 23, 1859, the daughter of John Hesser and spent the early part of her life on a farm near here. She had been in Columbus for the last two years. Mrs. Edgecomb leaves in addition to her daughter a son, Elwood, Lima, Route 7.
[Lima News, Sep 11, 1933]

Charles F. Eikenbary
[died at __ ] a.m. June 1, 1994, at his residence. He was born April 7, 1932, in Hardin County, to Charles C. and Pearl (Sites) Eikenbary. On Dec. 22, 1961, he married JoAnn Harris, who survives. Mr. Eikenbary was a retired foreman from United Aircraft Products in Forest. He was a member of the Forest United Methodist Church and Kenton Moose Lodge 428. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Survivors also include two daughters, Mrs. Kenneth (Kathy) Curtis of Dunkirk and Mrs. Chris (Lori) Schimmoeller of Ottoville; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Eikenbary. Services will be at 11 am Saturday at Price Funeral Home in Dunkirk. The Rev. Jim Lillibridge will officiate. Burial will be in Dola Cemetery. [missing text?]...Friday at the funeral home, where a Moose memorial service will be held at 7:30 p. m. Friday. [Lima News, Jun 3, 1994]

Robert D. Eikenbary
ROBERT D. "BOB" EIKENBARY, 56, died at 11 a.m. August 1, 1993, at his home. He was born April 13, 1937, in Dola, to Charles Clifford and Pearl Sites Eikenbary. In 1966, he married
[_?_] Riling, who survives. Mr. Eikenbary retired from Hope Molding, where he [missing text]. He was a member of Community Bible Church in Williamstown. Survivors also include two sons, Kevin D. Eikenbary of Dola and Robert W. Eikenbary of Kenton; and a brother, Charles Eikenbary of Dola. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Price Funeral Home, Dunkirk. Rev. Robert Wood will officiate. Burial will be in Dola Cemetery Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. [Lima News, Aug. 3, 1993]

Bella Ellis
KENTON, May 13-Final rites for Miss Bella Ellis, for many years assistant librarian at the Kenton public library, who died at Marling Rest Home here Thursday afternoon will be held at 2 p. m. Sunday at Price funeral home. The Rev. Allen Bowe will officiate and burial will be in Grove cemetery. A sister of Colonel Ellis, local businessman who died last month, she had been in failing health four years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian church. She leaves one niece, Miss Catherine Ellis and one nephew, Robert Ellis, of Kenton. She was born in Hardin-co and has been a lifetime resident of this vicinity.
[Lima News, May 13, 1950]

Union C. Ellis
Alger, Sep 2- The funeral of Union C. Ellis, who died of heart disease here Saturday morning at the home of his son, Quincy, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Van Buren, O., Burial will be in the cemetery there. Ellis who was born in Union-co, Jan. 22, 1851, son of D. C. & Mary Lylie Ellis. He had lived in Alger more than 30 years. Surviving are two other sons, Thurman, of Lima, and Elsworth of Toledo. He also leaves two daughters, Mrs. Minna Stevens, of Toledo, and Mrs. Cora Pierce, of Lima.
[Lima News, Sep 3, 1933]

Charles O. Elsasser
Kenton - Funeral services for Charles O. Elsasser, 59, of Buck-tp, originally scheduled at the Porter funeral home, will be held at St. John Evangelical Reformed church, Saturday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Herbert E. Pfister pastor, in charge. Burial will be in Wolf Creek cemetery. Mr. Elsasser died Wednesday afternoon at Antonio hospital after an illness of five weeks.
[Lima News, Feb. 21, 1941]

Ted L. Elsasser
A memorial graveside service for Ted L. "Red" Elsasser will be at a later date at the Grove Cemetery in Kenton.
Friends may call 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Schindewolf Stevens Stout Funeral Home in Kenton.
He died at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 at the Kenton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born Aug. 31, 1920 in Hardin County to Henry J. and Lurah (Hoffman) Elsasser. He married Ruth Ida Carpenter and she preceded him in death on Oct. 22, 1997.
Surviving are two nieces, Lydia Barger of Dublin and Beverly Reese of San Antonio, Texas; good friends, Tom and Nancy McClaren of Kenton and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Mae Elsasser on Dec. 20, 1987.
He was a retired farmer and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where he served in World War II.
He was a member of the LaRue Masonic Lodge and the Hardin County Shrine Club. He was a 32nd degree Mason, Valley of Columbus.
He was also a member of the Hardin County Coon Hunters Club, a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge 157 in Kenton, VFW Post 3333, Amvets Post 1994, American Legion Post 198, Kenton Moose Family Center 428, Bellefontaine Eagles Lodge 4644, the Air Force Association and the National Rifle Association.
[Kenton Times, Feb 2, 2010]

Eleanor Kay England
ADA - Eleanor Kay England, 37, of here died at 10 a.m. Sunday in Lima Memorial Hospital after a five-month illness. Born Dec. 10, 1939, in Lima, she was the daughter of Raymond and Donna (Guyton) Johnson, who survive at Rt. 1, Alger. She married Robert S. England on Aug. 3, 1957, and he survives. Also surviving are a son, at home; two daughters, both at home; a brother, James of Uniopolis; and a sister, Mrs. Bernard (Lois) Shaw of Waynesfield. Mrs. England was a housewife and .was employed in the ARA Slaters Cafeteria at Ohio Northern University.
She was a member of Alger First United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hanson Funeral Home. Rev. Calvin Waugh officiating. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery. Alger. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 tonight, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and until time of services Wednesday.
[Lima News, May 16, 1977]


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