G. Pauline Burns
G. Pauline Burns, 64, of Delaware, died Saturday (Nov. 3, 2001) at her residence.
She was born Aug. 10, 1937, in Thompson Township, to Ray C. and Mary Anne (Moffett) Yost.
A lifelong Delaware resident, she graduated from Delaware Hayes High School in 1956. She worked in the Delaware County recorder’s office from 1970 to 1978, in the county engineer’s office from 1978 to 1996 and at Delaware Data Products from 1997 to 2000. She enjoyed bowling leagues, bingo, casino slot machines and trips with friends and family.
Mrs. Burns is survived by her husband, John R. Burns Jr.; a daughter and son-in-law, Pamela S. and Larry D. Starling of Delaware; a son and daughter-in-law, John R. III and Melanie (Couch) Burns of Lebanon; two granddaughters, Amanda Brooke Starling of Delaware, and Emily Marie Burns of Lebanon; her father-in-law, John R. Burns Sr. of Charlottesville, Va.; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Dorothy and Les Burke and Eleanor Clark, all of Delaware, and Mary and Daniel Zimmerman of Thornville; two brothers-in-law and their wives, Curt and Genny (French) Burns of Richwood, Va., and Chris and Penny (Dawson) Matthewson and their daughter, Vivian, of Mount Gilead; a sister-in-law and her husband, Anne (Matthewson) and Eric Muladore and their son, Logan, of Delaware; and friends Cherrie and Danny Pounds and Deborah Braglin. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Charles Ray Yost; a niece, Shirley Ann Clark; her mother-in-law, Vivian (Sponsler) Burns Matthewson; and her stepfather-in-law, John Curtis Matthewson.
Visiting hours were to be Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Marlboro Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease, The ALS Association Western Ohio Chapter, 1810 MacKenzie Drive, Suite 120, Columbus, OH 43220.
Hazel Bauman, 101, a lifelong resident of Delaware County, died Tuesday morning (Nov. 27, 2001) at Grady Memorial Hospital.
She was born Dec. 25, 1899, in Delaware County, to Fredericka (Steitz) and Oliver Robinson.
She graduated from Bellpoint High School and attended Bowling Green State University. She taught school in Kilbourne and was a homemaker and seamstress, working for Blair Kelly Furniture. Mrs. Bauman was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, the Grandmother Club and the Flower Club. She loved flowers and was an avid gardener.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Betty J. and Eugene Corbin of Delaware; a daughter-in-law, Agnes Bauman of Delaware; five grandchildren, William and Candy Bauman, Ken and Sis Wiese and Tim Wiese, all of Delaware, and Rodger Bauman of Alabama, and Patrician Bauman of Columbus; six great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Her husband, Oliver J. Bauman, died in 1975. She also was preceded in death by two sons, James R. and Ray W. Bauman; a granddaughter, Diana Cameron-Juth; a brother, Jacob Lee Robinson; and two sisters, Bessie Arehart and Bertha Robinson.
Visiting hours will be Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Oak Grove Cemetery, with the Rev. Jeanne Wasil of Ashley United Methodist Church officiating.
Helen F. McMillen, 96, a lifetime Delaware resident, died Friday (Dec. 7, 2001) at Wintersong Village Nursing Facility.
She was born May 8, 1905, in Delaware, to Jerry and Flora (Carmichael) Gearon.
A 1922 graduate of St. Mary High School, she retired as a secretary from Ohio Wesleyan University and was former co-owner of Sunbury Golf Course. She was a member of St. Mary Church and St. Mary CLC organization.
Mrs. McMillen is survived by a niece, Janet Held of Delaware; two great-nephews, Donald Gearon of Columbus and his wife, Linda, and Jerry Held of Westerville; and many friends. Her husband, Harold “Bus” McMillen died in 1979. She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Marie Held and Alma Gearon; a brother, John Gearon; and two nephews, James Held and Donald Gearon.
Visiting hours were Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home, where a prayer vigil was held at 2 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial was to be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kevin Kavanagh officiating. Burial was to be in St. Mary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the church at 82 E. William St., Delaware, OH 43015.
Ursel E. Caudill, 82, of Delaware and Ashley, died Monday (Nov. 12, 2001) at Delaware Court Health Care Facility.
She was born April 22, 1919, in Ashley, to Edna (Asphaugh) and Clarence Martin.
She was a 1936 graduate of Ashley High School and retired from Ranco Industries after 13 years. As a teen-ager, she was an outrider for the Ashley Independent Fair.
Mrs. Caudill is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Elden and Carolyn Breece of Johnstown; a daughter, Carolyn Breece of Delaware; and three grandchildren, Jeff Breece of Johnstown, Nancy Breece of Eugene, Ore., and Beth Ann Davis of Medford, Mass. A son, Steve Caudill, died Nov. 30, 1994. She also was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard Breece, and two brothers, Merlin Martin and Curtis Martin.
Visiting hours were to be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. William Saunders officiating. Burial will be in Ashley Union Cemetery.
Anthony F. “Tony” Powers, 90, of Ashley, died Sunday (Sept. 23, 2001) at Grady Memorial Hospital.
He was born Aug. 21, 1911, in Columbus, to Anthony and Margaret (Tarro) Tankovich.
He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Columbus, and attended Ohio State University. An Ashley resident since 1944, he was chairman of the board of the R.B. Powers Ribbon Factory, a founding member of the Ashley Lions Club, and a former member of the Ashley village council. Mr. Powers was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Delaware, a fourth-degree member of the Knights of Columbus, past exalted ruler of the Elks, and a former member of the Selective Service Board.
He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Suzanne and Roger Beck of Mount Gilead, Jeannie and Jake Ball of Delaware, and Maureen and Tom Corbett of St. Louis; three sons and two daughters-in-law, James and Shirley of Columbus, and Ed and Nancy and Robert, all of Delaware; seven granddaughters, Suzanne Rease, Tracey Stojkov, Stacy Beck, Katie Powers, Megan Corbett, Carrie Powers and Catlin Corbett; nine grandsons, Michael Beck, Patrick Corbett, John Powers, Michael Corbett, Thad Beck, Matt Beck, Brian Powers, Jeff Powers, and David Powers; a great-grandson, Nicholas Rease; a great-granddaughter, Ashley Stojkov; and a brother, Albert Tankovich of Worthington. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel; and three brothers, James, John, and Pete Tankovich.
Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home, where a prayer vigil service will be held at 5 p.m., followed by a Knights of Columbus service. Elks services will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, with the Rev. Kevin Kavanagh officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church at 82 E. William St., Delaware, Ohio 4305, or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 182039, Columbus, Ohio 43218.
Agnes M. Patingale, 78, of Delaware, died Saturday (March 17, 2001) at her residence.
She was born Jan. 5, 1923, in Marion, to Emogene (Burnside) Davis and Harold Davis. She was a retired bookkeeper and office manager for Northwest Popcorn and Seed Co. Mrs. Patingale was a member of Warrensburg United Methodist Church, George Lewis Behrens Chapter No. 504 Order of Eastern Star, and Lakewood Shrine No. 26 Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Betsy Schmitt of Archbold; a daughter, Lori Patingale of Ostrander; four grandchildren, Brant Schmitt of Wilmington; James Miller and his wife, Jung, of Plymouth, Mich., Marsha Miller of Boston, and Caroline Schmitt of Archbold; a brother and sister-in-law, William and Marilyn Davis of Grove City; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester A. Patingale, and a brother, Earnest.
Visiting hours were to be Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home, where a White Shrine service will be held at 8:30 p.m. and where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Joseph Beeler officiating.
Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Columbus.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Jane Isabelle Powers, 97, of Delaware, died Friday (March 9, 2001) at Delaware Court Healthcare Center.
She was born Aug. 22, 1903, near Ashley, to Rebecca Sue and Walter Martin. She was a 1921 graduate of Ashley High School and attended Ohio Northern University. She began teaching in one-room school houses near Ashley in the early 1920s, before marrying and moving to Akron. In 1949, Mrs. Powers returned to teaching and taught in Peninsula and Tallmadge school systems in northeastern Ohio. She continued to teach after returning to Ashley in 1961, except for a brief hiatus in Wisconsin in 1966. She retired from teaching when she neared 70 years of age. She then became a dormitory counselor in Ohio Wesleyan University’s Austin Hall, and a house mother for the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and Delta Gamma Fraternity on the Ohio Wesleyan campus.
She is survived by a son, Franklin of Cincinnati; two sisters, Marguerite Rosselot of Waco, Texas, and Lucille Hinkle of Sandusky; a daughter-in-law, Peggy Powers Anderson of Madison, Wis.; a grandson and his wife, Daniel Powers and Jewon Jeon of Austin, Texas; three granddaughters, Jane Powers and her husband, Andy Herman, of Minneapolis; Andrea Powers of Appleton, Wis., and Shara Laccone and her husband, Frank, of Chula Vista, Calif; and two great-grandchildren, Nathan and Hannah Powers.
Mrs. Powers was preceded in death by her husband, Dale F. Powers; her eldest son Richard; a brother, William Martin; and a sister, Helen Tilton.
A memorial service was to be held Monday at 6 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 45 W. Winter St., with the Rev. Dr. Thomas Van Brunt officiating. Family and friends will be received after the service. The church is handicapped accessible in the back.
Burial will be in Ashley Union Cemetery.
Robinson Funeral Home, Delaware, is in charge of arrangements.
Charles F. Rush, 45, of Concord Township, died Sunday (Feb. 25, 2001) at Grady Memorial Hospital.
He was born Jan. 4, 1956, in Glouster, to Ressie (Lafollette) Rush and Charles Rush. He served in the U.S. Army from 1975-79. He was a Delaware County resident for 13 years and was maintenance manager for El Siesta Motel.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy; a daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Phillip Jude of Kentucky; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Charley Rush of Florida, and Joey and Celena Rush of Kentucky; two stepchildren, Lori and Michael Davis of Delaware; his mother-in-law, Linda Snyder of London, Ohio; three brothers and one sister-in-law, Earl Rush and Bob and Rena Rush, all of Columbus, and John Rush, of Florida; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Glenna and Zeke Moyer of New Lexington, Linda and Jess Blaney and Vickie Rush, all of Columbus; several grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home, where funeral services will follow.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mr. Rush’s wife at 4349 Hyatts Road, Delaware, OH 43015.
Lela V. Grieble, 86, formerly of Delaware, died Monday (Feb. 26, 2001) in Tampa, Florida.
She was born March 15, 1914, in Delaware, to Olga (Wilson) Basiger and William Tell Basiger. A homemaker, she resided in Florida since 1979 and was a member of the Tampa United Methodist Church.
She is survived by six daughters and four sons-in-law, Betty Jo and Earl Barnes of Zanesville, Patricia Thomas of Delaware, Mary Jean and Sherman Smith, Nora and Ferrell Melton, and Dorothy Balsinger, all of Florida, and Doris and Russ Fravel of Massachusetts; two sons and one daughter-in-law, William and John and Judith, all of Florida; a sister, Pauline Knight of Delaware; a sister-in-law, Darlene Brown of Florida; 36 grandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Grieble was preceded in death by her husband, Fred; a sister, Wanda Joplin; a brother, Leo Basiger; and four grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. William Saunders officiating.
Burial will be in Millcreek Cemetery, Ostrander.
Helen Elizabeth “Betty” Law, 83, of Delaware, died Wednesday (March 14, 2001) at the Sarah Moore nursing facility.
She was born Aug. 28, 1917, in Delaware, to Clara (Yoachum) Fuller and Chester Fuller. A lifelong Delaware resident, she was a graduate of St. Mary High School and a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. Mrs. Law was employed by Delaware Parks and Recreation and the Salvation Army Thrift Store. She was a gifted pianist and organist and played at many nursing homes.
She is survived by two sets of twins and their spouses, Jim and Sandy Law and Sue and Vaughn DeWitt, all of Delaware, and also David A. and Judy Law of Delaware, and Dan B. and Sherry Law of Columbus; 11 grandchildren, Lee Ann, Beth Ann, Amy, Mike, Brent, Kevin, Jeremy, Sarah, Rebecca, Jessica, and Tanner; 10 great-grandchildren, Michael, Jennie, Lori, Tony, Chrissy, Maria, John, Jack, Julie, and Nick; and two
sisters, Janet Frentsos and Jo Ann Schaffer, both of Delaware.
Her husband Roger died in 1996.
Visiting hours will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home, where a prayer vigil will be held at 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kevin Kavanagh officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, OH 43015.