BRYAN -- Helen Mae Vogelsong, 87, Bryan, died at 6:20 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2001 in Harborside Healthcare.
She was born on July 10, 1913 in Holgate, the daughter of Frank and Rose (Waxler) Reed.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church, Defiance, and Defiance Senior Center.
Surviving are a son, Larry, Bryan; five half-sisters, Mrs. Edgar (Marjorie) Dix and Mrs. Paul (Geraldine) Snyder, both of Florida, Hilda Polter, Cecil, OH, Wanda Mack, Apopka, FL, and Mrs. Don (Bernadine) Reed, Hicksville; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Preceding her in death were a son, James; three sisters, Lucille Gutman, Veva Ream and Edna Campbell; and two brothers, James and Gaylord Reed.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 11 (today) in the church with Father William Martin officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Defiance. A rosary service was held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 in Mast-Mock-Hoffman Funeral Home, Defiance.
Memorials to the church.
UPPER ARLINGTON -- H. Howard Palmer, 91, of Upper Arlington, died Friday, February 23, 2001, at the Friendship Village of Dublin.
A member of the Northwest United Methodist Church, he was a retired lieutenant commander with the U.S. Navy, and was a veteran of World War II.
A school administrator for over 14 years with Maumee and Mark Center High Schools, he served as principal, superintendent, and coach. He was a member of the Reserved Officers Association and Singing Buckeyes, and was retired as owner and operator of HH Palmer Distributorship.
Surviving is his wife of 69 years, Glenna G. (Gustin) Palmer; numerous nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and great-great-nieces and great-great nephews.
Preceding him in death were two brothers, Thaddeus and Ray Palmer; and three sisters, Fay Cornelius, Dora Hopkins and Laura Chambers.
Visitation was held at the Schoedinger Northwest Chapel in Columbus.
Funeral services were held at the Northwest United Methodist Church in Columbus, with interment in Kingwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Northwest United Methodist Church Building Fund or Wilmington College.
HICKSVILLE -- Regina Laverne Smith, 88, 110 West Smith Street, died at Fountain Manor Care Center early Sunday morning, April 8, 2001. She had been a resident since December 1999.
She was born February 20, 1913 at New Castle, IN, the daughter of Lyman T. and Ida (Scranton) Winn. She graduated from Hicksville High School with in 1930 and from International Business College, Fort Wayne, IN, in 1931. On March 19, 1937, she was united in marriage with Ralph A. Smith. He died November 29, 1991.
They lived in Mark Center, OH from March 1941, moving to the Hicksville area in 1957. They farmed in the Hicksville area until 1974, when they moved to Smith Street.
She had worked at the Hicksville Grain Company for several years before her retirement.
She was a member of the Hicksville First Church of Christ and Loyal Workers Club of Hicksville, and a former member of the Farmer Get-Together Club.
Surviving her are: one son, Larry J., of Villa Grove, IL.; two granddaughters, Julie Taylor, Albuquerque, NM, and Karen, Columbus; and one great granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Lodema L. Otis.
Friends may call at the Brown Funeral Home, Inc., Hicksville, after 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 11 (today).
Funeral services will be in the funeral home at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Ken Wellman, minister at the Hicksville First Church of Christ, will officiate. Burial will be in Farmer Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to the Hicksville Unit For Crippled Children and Adults.
FORT WAYNE, IN -- Word has been received on the death of Robert "Bob" Gould, 63, on Friday, February 16, 2001 at Parkview Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Battle Creek, MI, retiring in 1994 after 30 years as a machine operator with Precise Manufacturing. He was also the co-owner of Mickey's World Gift Shop, Hicksville, for five years.
He was a member of Covenant Christian Center and also loved boats.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon; his sons, Randy J. and Scott A.; and his stepdaughter, Kimberly Masierak, all of Fort Wayne.
Services were held on Wednesday, February 21 at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home, Fort Wayne, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne.
Memorials to the Convent Christian Center.