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Obituaries and Death Notices

Edward O. Neubert
ALGER, May 15 - Edward O. Neubert, 88, Route 1, died at 10 a. m. Sunday in his home. Death was attributed to a heart ailment. He was born in Hardin-co, Oct. 1, 1851, and was a retired farmer and a member of the First Methodist church here. His wife, Emma, died a year ago. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Lucille Shadley, Route 3, Ada; two sons Justin. Route 1, Ada, and James, Route l, Alger; nine grandchildren and three great - grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Emmett James, Kenton, and Mrs. Mary Hughes, Route 1, Alger. Rites will be at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday in the First Methodist church with the Rev. Arthur Oliver and Rev. William Myers in charge. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery, Ada. The body will be removed at 10 a.m. Tuesday from Hanson funeral home here to the residence.
[Lima News, May 15, 1950]

Mrs. A. F. Neuman
Mrs. A. F. Neuman, 40, wife of A. F. Neuman, 528 W. Kibby-st, died Saturday at the home of her mother, Mrs. Kathryn Baier, of near Dola. Mrs. Neuman had been ill one year. Besides the husband and mother, a sister also survives. She is Miss Arnita Baier, Lima. Services will be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday at the Blocktown Lutheran church, near Dola, with Rev. Charles Heinstein officiating. Burial will be in Dola cemetery.
[Lima News, Aug 4, 1940]

J. N. Newland
Alger -- J. N. Newland, 88, oldest member of the Central Methodist church here, died at 4:30 p.m. yesterday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Shackelford. He had been ill 18 months with complications. Newland was a native of Logan-co but had resided 46 years in Alger. Also surviving are another daughter, Mrs. Walter Vorhees, of East Sparta; two sons, Elzie Newland, of Gutman, and Ottis Newland of Alger; 20 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
Rites will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Central Methodist church with burial in Alger cemetery. Rev. Walter Clark, pastor will be assisted by Rev. Arthur Oliver, of Ridgeway. The body will be removed to the Shackelford home Friday evening.
[unknown newspaper, Oct 4, 1940]

Benjamin F. Newman
KENTON, Feb. 5-The body of Benjamin F. Newman, 65, former resident of Kenton who died late Monday in Springfield, has been removed here for services and burial. Newman's body was found in his automobile at the intersection of S. Fountain-av and W. High-st in Springfield and death was attributed to a heart ailment. He was a moulder by trade.
The body was taken to the Schindewolf funeral home here where rites will be held Friday at 2 p. m. Dr. Homer G. McMillen, pastor of First Presbyterian church here, will be in charge. Burial will be in Grove cemetery. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Eunice M. Newman: one step-daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Krouse of Delaware; his father, Marion Newman of Foraker; two brothers, George of Foraker and Ray Newman of Kenton; and four sisters, Mrs. A. E. Fetterson of Venice, Calif.. Mis. William Jacoby of Plainwell , Mich., Mrs. Adam Freshcorn of near McGuffey and Mrs. Thornton Goodman of Kenton.
[Lima News, Feb 5, 1941]

Sarah Newman
DUNKIRK, April 10- Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Newman, 81, will be held at the Keiper funeral home here at 2 p. m. Saturday with Rev. C. L. Wright, Wesleyan Methodist pastor, in charge. Burial will be in the Dunkirk cemetery. Mrs. Newman died Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hurley Ramsey, of Lima. She had been in failing health for the last five months and her death was attributed to complications. She was born Sept. 14, 1860, in Logan-co., and had been a resident of Dunkirk all her life until she left to make her home with her daughter in Lima in February. Mrs. Newman leaves two daughters, Mrs. Opal Carlton, of Chicago; a son, Robert Newman, of West Mansfield, and three sisters.
[Lima News, Apr 10, 1942]

Alfred Harlan Nichols
ALGER, Apr. 6-Final rites for Alfred Harlan Nichols, 33, of Route 1, Alger, will be at 2 p. m. Friday in the Pentecostal church at Quickstep. The Rev. Paris Patrick will officiate and burial will be in Pleasant Hill cemetery.
Mr. Nichols died Tuesday in San Antonio hospital as a result of an automobile accident. He was born in Logan-co and had been an employe of the Scioto Land Co. Surviving are a daughter, Rosalie; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Nichols, Alger; three brothers, Alan and Denzil of Alger, and Richard, Ostoscota , Mich.; three sisters, Mrs. Charles Coffman, Twin Lakes , Mich. , and Audrey and Hazel, Alger. The body will remain at the Hanson funeral home until services.
[Lima News, Apr 6, 1950]

John H. Nichols
John H. Nichols, 57, died Sunday afternoon at his home 3 miles east of Waynesfield. He is survived by two daughters, Esther and Pauline, both at home; three sons, Walter and John jr., both at home, and George of Ada; two half-brothers, Jess Ford, Lima, and Howard Ford, Columbus; four sisters, Mrs. Eva Shepherd, Lima; Mrs. Leona White, Farmdale; Mrs. Rachel Casey, Lakeview, and Mrs. Ethel Zimmerman, Columbus.
Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Hill church, north of Roundhead, with the Rev. A. E. Oliver and the Rev. D. W. Woodworth in charge. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill cemetery.
[Lima News, Oct 7, 1935]

Dorsey Nickell
Dorsey Nickell, 85, died at 8:32 p.m. Jan. 20, 2010, at his residence surrounded by family and friends. He was born Feb. 11, 1924, in Bloomington, Ky., to William and Zetta Meade Nickell, who preceded him in death. On Aug. 17, 1947, he married Isabel Storts, who died May 16, 2006. Mr. Nickell retired from Durez after 35 years. He was a life member of Dunkirk Assembly of God Church. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Asian/Pacific Theater. He loved his God, his family and his dog, Queenie. Survivors include two sons, a daughter, eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, two sisters. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Waddle; two sisters, Peachy Miller and Beatrice Bates; and two brothers, Ralph and Roy Nickell.
Services will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at Dunkirk Assembly of God Church. Pastor James Gatchell will officiate. Burial will be in Dunkirk Cemetery, with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9381.Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Price Funeral Home, Dunkirk. A special thanks to his loving brother, sisters, nieces and nephews for their help and support.
[Lima News, Jan 22, 2010]

Leo R. Nixon
LAFAYETTE - Leo R. Nixon, 65, of here, died at 12:55 p.m. Saturday at Veterans Administration Hospital in Dayton after a short illness. He was born Aug. 16, 1920, in Ada, a son of Ernest and Retta Richards Nixon. On Nov. 19, 1955, he married Alice M. Avery, who survives.
A retired distributor for Marathon Oil Co. in Findlay, he was also a farmer. Mr. Nixon was a U. S. Army veteran and a member of Ada VFW Post 9381 and Ada American Legion Post 185.
Survivors also include a step-mother, Lavune Nixon of Ada: two sons, Walter Nixon of Perrysburg and Sam Nixon of Lafayette; two daughters, Jean Early of Tacoma , Wash., and Mrs. Tony (Retta) Spencer of Harrod; five grandchildren; and three stepbrothers. Nick High of Lakeview, Ralph High and Clyde High, both of Lima.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home in Ada, Rev. Robert Brown officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ada. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and until time of services Wednesday at the funeral home. Graveside military services will be conducted by Ada VFW Post 9381.
[Lima News, Dec 15, 1985]


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