Susan Kay McIntire Marshall
Susan Kay McIntire Marshall, 58, of Marysville, died Thursday (Dec. 4, 2003) at Memorial Hospital of Union County.
She was born May 30, 1945 in Union County to the late Merlin Herbert and Catherine Lake McIntire. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. A homemaker, she was a former cook at Honda of America. She was a longtime member of Warrensburg United Methodist Church, where she dedicated her time and talent to several activities of the church. She was also a member of the pastor-parish relations committee. She was a 1964 graduate of Buckeye Valley High School.
She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Robert D. Marshall, whom she married June 6, 1980 at Ostrander United Methodist Church; her children, Johnna (James Dean) Grieble of Marion, John Edward (Cindy) Grieble of New Jersey, Douglas (Stephanie) Grieble of Hilliard, Travis (Tara) Grieble of Blacklick, Rob (Geni) Marshall of Kenton, Steve Marshall and Ronnie Marshall, both of Byhalia; grandchildren, Zach, Katana, Susan, Katelyn, J.D., Kevin, Cera, Emma, Robbie, Chandra, Cassidy, Chelsea, Cheyenne and Amara; two brothers, Woody (Janie) McIntire of Delaware and Richard (Sandy) McIntire of Ostrander; two sisters, Wanda Hatcher of Sunbury and Bonnie Spriggs of Marysville; an aunt, Avis Hudson of Marysville; a sister-in-law, Mae McIntire of Delaware; brothers-in-law Wayne (Debbie) Engle of Urbana, William Marshall of Marysville, James (Barbara) Marshall of Marysville, Terry McHugh of Greencamp; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward and Darrell McIntire; two sisters, Lila Basiger Longworth and Kathryn Engle; a son, Jeffrey Marshall; and a granddaughter, Samantha Marshall.
Visiting hours will be Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Underwood Funeral Home, 703 East Fifth St., Marysville, where funeral services will be Monday at 2:30 p.m., with the Revs. Mary E. Sandberg and Wayne Engle officiating. Burial will be at Oakdale Cemetery, Marysville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Warrensburg United Methodist Church.
Kathleen Sue Sturgeon
Kathleen Sue Sturgeon, 55, of Delaware, died early Thursday morning (Dec. 4, 2003) at The James Cancer Institute at Ohio State University.
She was born July 4, 1948 in Columbus to Frederick and Marjorie Hopper Serles. She lived most of her life in Delaware County and was an administrative secretary for Ohio State University Department of Emergency Medicine. She enjoyed arts and crafts and Jimmy Buffett music. She was a member of the Methodist church.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry; two daughters, Amber (Mike) Warner of Lewis Center and Nichole (Nick) Gallo of Dublin; two brothers, Frederick Serles of Powell and John Serles of Columbus; a sister, Debbie Hardy of Johnstown; and her mother, Marjorie Gerwig.
She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Ronald Gerwig; and a sister, Penny Kay Serles.
Visiting hours will be will be Sunday from 4-8 p.m. at the Bennett Brown Rodman Funeral Home, 92 N. Sandusky St., where services will be held Monday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Mary Sandberg of the Warrensburg United Methodist Church officiating. Contributions may be made to the Stephanie Speilman Fund For Breast Cancer Research, care of the James Development Office, 300 W. 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210 or to The Delaware County Humane Society, 4920 St. Rt. 37 East, Delaware, OH 43015.
Dana Lee VanAntwerp
Dana Lee VanAntwerp, 39, of Ashley, died at home surrounded by her family Wednesday (Feb. 11, 2004) following a five-month illness.
She was born in Tiffin on Jan. 28, 1965 to Harry and Marilyn (Bush) Long of Bucyrus. She was a 1983 graduate of Bucyrus High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in business at Ohio State University. She was an accountant with Liberty Castings of Delaware. She was a devoted wife and mother, who enjoyed softball, collecting Snoopy items, and was a fan of all sports and especially Ohio State University sports teams.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her loving husband of 11 years, Scott VanAntwerp; two daughters, Shana and Shannon; three sisters, Lisa Stansbery of Euclid, Linda (George) Dawson of Mansfield, and Denise (William) Long of Watertown, Tenn.; nephews, Shawn, Billy, and Jesse; a niece, Effie; parents-in-law, Bob and Janet VanAntwerp of Delaware; sister-in-law Leanne Hauger of Delaware; and grandmother-in-law, Jean King of Marysville, Mich.
Visiting hours will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., where funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Mayfield Cemetery near Waldo.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross, 5 W. Winter St., Delaware, OH 43015.
Helen Lucille Guthrie, 81, of Radnor, died Tuesday (May 28, 2002) at the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.
She was born Aug. 12, 1920, in Logan, to William and Hattie Rolston. She was a 1942 graduate of Ohio University with a degree in dietary science. She began her career as a dietitian at Mansfield General Hospital and retired as a dietitian at the Delaware County Senior Citizens Center. She was a 24-year Radnor resident, moving from Worthington, and a member of Waldo United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Guthrie is survived by her husband, James E. Guthrie, whom she married Oct. 7, 1944 in Baltimore; three sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel James and Jane Guthrie of Columbus, Ronald Mark and Kathy Guthrie of Radnor, and Richard Allen and Marty Guthrie of Montana; a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn Lee and Richard Skinner of Marion; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Dorothy Clark of Venice, Fla., and Eloise Higgins of Mansfield.
Visiting hours will be Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Boyd Funeral Home, 122 W. Columbia St., Marion. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Waldo United Methodist Church, with Pastor Bill Thomas officiating.
Burial will be in Radnor Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church at 141 S. Marion St., Waldo, OH 43356.
Miriam E. Creek, 82, formerly of Lima, died Tuesday (July 23, 2002) at Bennington Glen Nursing Home in Marengo.
She was born Oct. 9, 1919, in Huntsville to Mabel (Fullerton) and Harold Lease. She was a 1937 graduate of Bellefontaine High School and member of the Sugar Creek Church of the Brethren. She retired in 1978 as a licensed practical nurse at Lima Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Creek is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Carolyn Creek, of Delaware, and Marvin and Heather Creek, of Apollo Beach, Fla.; a brother, Richard Lease of Mesa, Ariz.; a sister, Lois Dowden, of West Liberty; three grandchildren, Brian K. Creek, Troy Mullins and Nicole McNichols; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death on Dec. 16, 1984 by her husband, Harry K. Creek, whom she married April 3, 1939 at Covington, Ky.
Visiting hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Kauffman-Eichholtz Funeral Home, 302 S. Detroit St., West Liberty. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Gerald Davis officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Cemetery in West Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Marjorie Erow, 91, of Ashley, died Monday (July 22, 2002) at Grady Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 15, 1911, in Ashley to Pearl (Kyrk) McCurdy and Harry L. McCurdy. She was a homemaker and a dedicated daughter to her parents.
She is survived by two nephews, Dennis Robinson McCurdy and his wife Bonnie, of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Richard McCurdy of Springfield; a niece, Deborah McCurdy of Springfield; two grand nephews and two grand nieces.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Erow, and a brother, Willis McCurdy.
A graveside service will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. at Ashley Union Cemetery with the Rev. Lonnie Qualls officiating.
Memorial contributions may to made to the Council for Older Adults, 818 Bowtown Road, Delaware, OH 43015.
Arrangements are in care of Bennett Brown Rodman Funeral Home, Delaware.
Jeremy W. Hughes, 26, of Delaware, died Sunday (July 21, 2002) at home.
He was born Oct. 13, 1975, in Delaware to Laurie Hughes, who survives. He worked as a hardwood floor refinisher for Columbus Floor Sanding. He was a guitar enthusiast and enjoyed music, travel, nature and children. He had a love of learning and teaching, and touched many lives through his involvement with organizations including Habitat for Humanity, Andrews House, and the Ecumenical Youth Group.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by maternal grandparents Charles and Ruth Hughes of Galloway; four aunts and their spouses, Bobbie and Rich Craft, of Casa Grande, Ariz., Kay and Don Lemley, of Hamilton, Mich., Pattie and Rick Waugh, of Englewood, and Sam Henize of Ostrander; an uncle and his wife, Mike and Angie Hughes of Columbus; numerous cousins and many special friends.
Visiting hours will be Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bennett Brown Rodman Funeral Home, 92 N. Sandusky St., Delaware. Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. at the funeral home, and a reception at Andrews House, 39 W. Winter St., will follow the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hughes family.
Stanley E. Kleiner, 85, of Delaware and formerly of Lancaster, Calif., and Clare, Mich., died Wednesday (July 24, 2002) at Sarah Moore Nursing Facility in Delaware.
He was born Oct. 15, 1916, in Clare to Ernest and Jeanette (Carr) Kleiner. He was a graduate of Clare High School and a World War II Army veteran, serving as a B17 pilot in Europe. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross; he flew 34 missions, of which he led 20.
Mr. Kleiner had lived for a year in Delaware. For more than 30 years before that, he lived in Lancaster, where he owned and operated Kleiner’s Yardage and Home Furnishing Store. He was Lancaster’s first mayor upon its incorporation in 1977 and a member of city council. He was instrumental in developing Lancaster City Park and the activity center there was dedicated to him in 1987. He also was credited with developing the fledgling city’s first comprehensive plan. He was an active member of the Lancaster Presbyterian Church, a past Rotary president and member of the Downtown Business Association.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, whom he married on March 5, 1943; a brother and sister-in-law, the Rev. Gordon and Virginia Kleiner of Findlay; a sister, Marjorie Jane Phillips, of Delaware; a sister-in-law, Marguerite Kleiner, of Virginia; four nieces, four nephews, and several great and great-great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Walter.
A funeral service will held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Eagle Church of God, Clare, with his brother officiating. Burial will be in Cherry Grove Cemetery, Clare.
The city of Lancaster has scheduled a memorial service in council chambers for Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Stan Kleiner Memorial Fund, in care of Bess Kleiner, 47 E. William St., Delaware, OH 43015.
Arrangements are by Robinson Funeral Home, Delaware.
Edward F. Bollinger, 71, of Melbourne, Fla., and formerly of Delaware, died peacefully in his sleep on Jan. 17, 2003, at his home.
Bollinger was born in Delaware to Edward Joseph and Alice Mary Bollinger. In Ohio, he was involved in youth activities as a coach and scoutmaster. He was a councilman for the city of West Melbourne, Fla., and retired from the city of Melbourne as a water conservation officer.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; two sons, Matthew and his wife, Michelle, and Mark and his wife, Dona; a daughter, Mariann Ambrose and her husband, Lance; seven grandchildren and many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service was held Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at South Brevard Funeral Home in Melbourne, Fla. Donations in memory of Bollinger can be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements are being handled by South Brevard Funeral Home, 1001 S. Hickory St., Melbourne, Fla.
Wallace C. “Wally” Collins Jr., 82, of Delaware, died Tuesday evening (Jan. 28, 2003) at Willow Brook Christian Village following an extended illness.
He was born on Aug. 22, 1920, in Louisville, Ky., to Wallace C. and Lucile Hitt Collins, and grew up in Shelbyville, Ky. He graduated from the Citadel and Georgetown Law, and belonged to Delta Theta Phi. He retired as an attorney for the Central Intelligence Agency.
Collins was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired from the Air Force Reserve as a lieutenant colonel. He was a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and ASIS, and he belonged to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.
He loved dancing and was especially fond of the tango and cha-cha. He also loved music and could sit down at a piano and play just about any tune. Quite accomplished in the kitchen, he made exceptional breakfast meals and soups. Collins lived in Alexandria, Va., all his adult life until retiring to Delaware in 1997.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; a daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn and Steve Ehrle of Delaware; a son, Stephen W. Collins of Lake Havasu, Ariz.; a grandson, Robert Collins Ehrle; and a brother, Samuel M. Collins of Spartanburg, S.C.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert O. Collins, and a sister, Marylouise Hubley.
A memorial service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the Terrace Room of Willow Brook Christian Village, 100 Willow Brook Way S. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 39 W. Winter St., Delaware, OH 43015.
Arrangements are being handled by Bennett Brown Rodman Funeral Home, Delaware.