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FELLERS, Harry G., 71, of 717 Hampshire Rd., yesterday; services Tuesday, Tulsa, Okla (Whitmer Bros) [Xenia Daily Gazette, Jan 16, 1965 - Sub by L. Dietz]
Thomas Fenner, 78, of Celina, owner and operator of Fenner’s Restaurant on Grand Lake St. Marys, died Jan. 17, 2003, at Grandview Hospital, Dayton.
He was born Aug. 9, 1924, in Dayton, to Leland and Thelma (O’Ryan) Fenner.
Surviving is his wife, a son, three daughters, his twin brother, grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
A U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II and the Korean conflict, he retired as a City of Dayton firefighter after 25 years and formerly served as secretary/treasurer for the Dayton Firefighters Union. He was a 32nd Degree Mason of the Valley of Dayton, a life member of St. Marys American Legion and Celina Veterans of Foreign Wars posts, and a member of the Masonic Lodge, Loyal Order of Moose and the Southshore Sportsman Club, Celina, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Minster.
Graveside services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial services are 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Montezuma church, the Rev. Jon Kraner officiating. Magetti Gavin Funeral Home, Dayton, has charge of arrangements. [Daily Standard, Jan 21, 2003 - Submitted by Linda Dietz]
FIDLER, John H.
John H. Fidler died in Dayton on Monday from lockjaw, caused by a slight injury on the thumb of his right hand, received about three weeks ago, while at work at a planing machine in B. C. Taylor's Agricultural Works where deceased was employed. The cut was slight, and caused no apprehensions of serious results at the time. [Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, May 19, 1870 - Sub by Kathy McDaniel]
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lighthouse Community Church, 3303 Rome Ave., Dayton, for Mrs. Savannah Florence, 76, of 22 Rush St. there, who died Friday at Miami Valley Hospital. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Dayton.
Survivors include two sisters, one of whom is Daisy Douglas of Xenia: one son and two daughters. Friends may call at the McLin Funeral Home, 1130 Germantown St., Dayton, after 5 p.m. today. [Xenia Daily Gazette, Jan 5, 1965 - Sub by FoFG]
FLORENCE, Savannah, 76, of 22 Rush St., Friday (McLin). [Xenia Daily Gazette, Jan 4, 1965 - Sub by L. Dietz]
FOCKE, George John
GEORGE FOCKE DIES AT HOME IN DAYTON
George J. Focke, 48, president of the William Focke Sons Co., meat packing firm of Dayton, died Wednesday afternoon at his home, 1180 Harmon Ave., Oakwood, of heart disease following a long illness. He had been in ill health since last November. Mr. Focke was born in Dayton August 29, 1879, son of the late William J. and Wilhelmina Focke, In addition to being head of the packing firm, Mr. Focke was president of the Focke Realty Commission Co., treasurer of the Schaeffer Commission Co., treasurer of the Union Stock Yards Co., secretary of the Greene, Embry and Peterson Co., a director of the Terminal Cold Storage Co., and director of the Miami Valley Coated Paper Co, of Franklin. He was a member of the Knights of St. George, the Knights of St. John and the Elks lodges, and of the St. Joseph Orphanage Society.
He is survived by his widow, a son, William H., five brothers, Albert, Oscar, Frank, Elmer and Walter, and two sisters, Mrs. Ross Makely and Miss Irene Focke. Funeral services will be held at Holy Angels Church, Dayton, Saturday at 9 a.m. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. [Evening Gazette (Xenia, Ohio) July 19, 1928 - submitted by Ida Maack Recu]
FOGLE, Mrs. Ivy, 72, formerly of Dayton, in Buena Vista, Calif, Saturday; services at the Steens Mortuary, North Hollywood, Calif.[Xenia Daily Gazette, Jan 18, 1965 - Sub by L. Dietz]
FOLTZ, Otto M., 64, of 4672 Richwood Dr. , Sunday; services 2 p. m. Thursday (Banta). [Xenia Daily Gazette, Jan 5, 1965 - Sub by L. Dietz]
FOX, Bessie D., 39, of 1541 Home Ave., Saturday; services 1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Mt. Zion Apostolic AOH Church (Bowman, Hoover Ave) [Xenia Daily Gazette, Jan 12, 1965 - Sub by L. Dietz]
FRAM, Ninion, 76, formerly of Dayton, Jan 18 in Pompano Beach, Fla.; services were Thursday in Pompano Beach. [Xenia Daily Gazette, Jan 23, 1965 - Sub. by L. Dietz]
FRANZER, Herman A., 76, of 1525 Newton Ave., Saturday; services 10 a.m. tomorrow (Luthman). [Xenia Daily Gazette, Jan 18, 1965 - Sub by L. Dietz]
FREEMAN, William H., 76, of 1325 Crescent Blvd., yesterday; services 10:30 a.m. Monday (Whitmer Bros). [Xenia Daily Gazette, Jan 9, 1965 - Sub by L. Dietz]
FRITZ, Ralph L., 70, of 22 E. Fifth St., Sunday; services 10 a.m. today (Walter). [Xenia Daily Gazette, Jan 8, 1965 - Sub by L. Dietz]
FRY, Mrs. Iona, 77, of 601 Infirmary Rd., Thursday; services 10:30 a.m. tomorrow (Ullmer and Son, Dayton). [Xenia Daily Gazette, Jan 18, 1965 - Sub by L. Dietz]
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