Jan. 3, 2002
Carl D. Lundgren
Carl D. Lundgren, age 85, of Canton, OH., passed away Wednesday morning, January 2, 2002 in the residence following an extended illness. Born in Akron, OH., November 27, 1916, he lived most of his life in the Canton area and was a retired employee of Key State Dye and Mold, retiring in 1982. Mr. Lundgren was a member of First Christian Church, Canton Lodge #60 F. A.M., Scottish Rite Valley of Canton, Tadmor Temple, Knights Templar #038, Royal Arch Masons #84, Royal and Select Masons of Ohio #35, American Legion, was a driver for the Shriner's Cripple Children Transportation, a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Navy and was an avid golfer. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; and two sisters. Survivors include his loving wife, Pearl Ruth Lundgren of the home to whom he was married 54 years; three children and their spouses, Carolyn and Ron Durbin of Massillon, OH., Virginia Custer of Levittown, PA., Carl M. and Lorraine Lundgren of Canton, OH; one brother and sister-in-law, G. (Swede) and Dorothy Lundgren of Florida. There are 14 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also surviving. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Manley Pierce officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Burial Park. Calling hours at the funeral home Friday 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Saturday from 10-11 a.m. Canton Lodge will hold Masonic services in the funeral home Friday 5:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made in his name to First Christian Church or the Canton Shrine Cripple Children's Transportation Fund.
Charles E. Bailey
Charles E. Bailey, age 78, of Canton, OH., passed away Wednesday morning, January 2, 2002 in Altercare of Canton following an extended illness. Born in Akron, OH., August 31, 1923 to his parents the late Ernest and Lillian (Arnette) Bailey, he lived most of his life in the Canton area. Survivors include his wife, Jeannette Bailey of the home to whom he was married 47 years; his daughter, Shirley Spach of Massillon, OH; his sister, Maryann Chilson of Dearfield, OH; two grandchildren, Donald Guisinger of Massillon, OH., and Philip Guisinger of North Canton, OH. There are three nephews and one niece also surviving. Funeral services will be conducted Friday 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Raymond L. Tucker officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Ravenna, OH. Calling hours at the funeral home Thursday (Tonight) 7-9 p.m.
Clarence A. Laubacher, 88, of Malvern, died in his home Monday, December 31, 2001. Born in Malvern, January 3, 1913, he was the son of the late William H. and Grace (Kost) Laubacher. He was a mechanic for Furey Motors in Malvern for 46 years, a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, a member of the Malvern Fire Department since 1941, serving as its chief from 1950-1984, a member of the Stark County and Carroll County Fireman's Associations, a volunteer police officer in Malvern under three chiefs, and Honorary Sheriff's Deputy and an Honorary member of the Rotary Club of Malvern. In 1984, he received Malvern Jaycees Distinguished Service Award. June 3, 1987 was proclaimed Clarence Laubacher Day in Malvern, he was the Marshal for the homecoming parade and was presented the Outstanding Citizens Award by the Community Club. In 1993 Malvern Fire Department's new station was named the Laubacher Station in his honor. He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Lee and Jackie Laubacher of Canton, William and Sherry Laubacher of Minerva; son, David Laubacher of Aurora, CO; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Floyd Hays of Minerva; daughters, Kay Bosh of Waynesburg and Mary Laubacher of Malvern; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lawrence and Jean Laubacher of Canton, Raymond and Minnie Laubacher of Carrollton; sisters, Ida Woodruff and Irene McDermott of Malvern; sister and brother-in-law, Theresa and Vern Hostetler of Louisville; brother-in-law, Louis Daverio of Canton; sister-in-law, Shirley Laubacher of Minerva; 18 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Mabel, who died March 21, 1999; sister Lucille Daverio; brother, Paul Laubacher; granddaughter, Anita Marie Laubacher; sons-in-law, Daniel Bosh and David Kowal; grandson-in-law, Grant Morrison; brother-in-law, Paul Woodruff; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Valoise Temple; nephews, Wayne Woodruff and Bobby Laubacher. Mass of Christian Burial will be sung in St. Francis Catholic Church at 11 a.m. Monday January 7, 2002 with celebrant Msgr. John Michael Campbell. Burial will be in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Cemetery. Calling hours will be held in the Deckman-Bartley Funeral Home, Malvern, Sunday 2-4 and 6:30-9 p.m. A Memorial Service by the Fire Department will be held at 6:30 p.m. and a Prayer Service will be held at 9 p.m. Sunday. Memorial contributions may be made to Malvern Volunteer Fire Department or St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Building Fund.
Davetta M. Wallace
Davetta M. Wallace, age 53, of Canton, passed away on Wednesday December 26, 2001, after a brief illness. She was born in Wheeling, WV., on August 4, 1948. She was a lifetime resident of Canton. She was baptized at an early age at Eastside Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir, under the leadership of Rev. Jenkins. She was preceded in death by her father, David Wallace; son, James Wallace; sisters, Charlene Wallace and Rose Carter. She leaves to cherish her memory, mother and step-father, Edward (Missie) Turpin Jr; a very special friend, James Smith of the home; three daughters, Ronada (Frank) Wallace, Brigette (John) Wallace, all of Canton, La Toska (Richard) Wallace of Youngstown, OH; two sons, Troy (Rebecca) Wallace, Corey (Deborah) Wallace all of Canton; three sisters, Christine (Frank) Dixon of Canton, Maggie L. Turpin of Lexington, KY., Janet Lymp of Buffalo, NY; three brothers, Edward (Teresa) Turpin III, Charles (Annie) Wallace all of Canton, David (El Barbara) Wallace of Wheeling, WV; 22 grandchildren; a very special adopted daughter, Essie May Vance; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Family and friends will be received at 1437 Arnold NW, Canton, OH., 44703, and 1046 Sherrick Rd., SE, Canton, OH 44707. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday January 5, 2002 at Brogdon Son Funeral Home., 1617 3rd St NE, Canton, OH. 44704. Rev. Limmie Snell officiating. Calling hours are 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday January 5, 2002 at the funeral home.
Dorla J. Karcher
Dorla J. Karcher. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Turner officiating. Burial will be in Warstler Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home on Thursday evening 7-9 p.m.
Edna Fay (Ady) Ault
Edna Fay (Ady) Ault, age 89, of Navarre, died Sunday, December 30, 2001, in Mercy Medical Center following a brief illness. Born January 23, 1912 in Cameron, OH, to the late Alonzo and Alice Mobley. She was a member of the Massillon Church of Christ and was preceded in death by her first husband Oscar Ady on December 30, 1960, her second husband, Floyd Ault in 1992, one daughter, Mildred Ady, one son, Donald Ady, one brother, Alvie Mobley, one sister, Lottie Mobley Riley, one granddaughter, Dawn Ady and one great-granddaughter, Christina Harless. Survivors include her children and their spouses, Juanita and Walter Speicher, Irvin and Darlene Ady, Betty and Bill Melnick, Lester and Mary Ady, Shirley Ady, Fred and Margaret Ady, Brenda and Bill Jacobs, Robert and Gale Ady, her brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Anna Mobley, and life long friend, Bill Sanders; 28 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; and 35 great-great-grandchildren. She is dearly loved by all. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday (TODAY) at 1 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Lance Lindenberger officiating. Burial will be in East Unionlawn Cemetery, Navarre. Calling hours were held in the funeral home Wednesday 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to help with final expenses.
Edward Kolesar, Sr.
Edward S. Kolesar, Sr. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 4, 2002, in St. Joseph's Church with his nephew, Msgr. John Kolesar as Celebrant and Msgr. Frank A. Carfagna as Concelebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday (today) 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Don Williams Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Disabled American Veterans Association or the American Heart Association.
Elizabeth M. Maurer
Elizabeth Mae Maurer, age 88 of North Canton, OH passed away Monday evening, December 31, 2001 in Mercy Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in New Philadelphia, Oh, January 9, 1913 to her parents the late George and Phoebe (Ubel) Mattern, she was a 1931 graduate of New Philadelphia High School. Mrs. Maurer was a member of First United Church of Christ and Order of Eastern Star Delta Chapter #190. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Maurer 1988 and his sister, Dorothy Milner. Survivors include her son, Gregory Maurer of North Canton, OH; grandson, Glen Maurer of Cincinnati, OH; granddaughter, Genell Maurer of Manhattan, New York City, NY. Memorial services will be conducted Sunday 2:00 p.m. in First United Church of Christ, 901 East Tuscarawas Street, Canton with Rev. William Seymour officiating. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made in her name to First United Church of Christ. The Reed Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Enos Wagler, age 95, entered into his new life with Jesus and his heavenly family on New Year's Day, 2002. He died peacefully at home in Uniontown, Ohio, surrounded by his loved ones singing at his bedside. He was a member of Hartville Conservative Mennonite Church which he had attended for many years. Enos was born in Daviess County, Indiana, on August 31st, 1906, the oldest child of Eli and Hannah. He had six brothers and two sisters. At age 21, he left Indiana for Ohio where he met and married Catherine Overholt on December 28, 1930. He spent most of his life in the Hartville area, farming and taking a variety of jobs in the community. In his last years, he still put out almost an acre of garden every spring and was in remarkably good health up until his last few months of life. Enos was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters, two daughters, Jean and Dorcas, and six grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Catherine of 71 years and nine children, Marjorie (Vernon), John (Ingrid), Miriam, Phil (Diane), Lois (David), Mark (Ruth), Paul (Kathy), Rhoda and Karen. He is also survived by 27 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren, four brothers, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins, and many, many friends. He will be remembered for his deeply held faith, love of home and family, delicious vegetables from his garden, and a wonderful curiosity about life. Services will be at Hartville Conservative Mennonite Church on Saturday, January 5th at 10:00 a.m. with Eugene Sommers officiating. Calling hours will be at the church on Friday, January 4th, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. His final resting place will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions would be greatly appreciated to World Missionary Press, P.O. Box 120, New Paris, IN 46553-0120.
Eugene L. Ritchie
Eugene L. Ritchie, age 74, of North Canton, OH, passed away Wednesday morning, January 2, 2002 in the residence following an extended illness. Born in Canton, OH, July 8, 1927 to his parents the late Lyle E. and Mary Margaret (Cvengros) Ritchie, he was a 1945 graduate of Lincoln High School. Mr. Ritchie was a retired mill supervisor with the Timken Co., retiring in 1982 after 36 years of service. He was a member of Grace Brethren Church, McKinley Lodge #431 F. A.M., Master in 1972, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, 32nd Degree, Valley of Canton and was a Veteran in the United States Navy. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Cynthia Jane Ritchie; sister, Vivian Ferguson; stepmother, Ruth (Reifsnyder) Ritchie; and brother-in-law, Roger Harris. Survivors include his wife, Pauline Ritchie of the home to whom he was married 52 years, October 29, 2001; five daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela and James Cover of South Bend, IN, Linda and Timothy Broemsen of North Canton, OH, Kathleen Kennedy of Canal Fulton, OH, Brenda and Thomas Herd of Hutchison, KS, Laura and David Engle of Dubuque, IA; one sister, Shirley Harris of Hartville, OH; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three nephews; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Walter and Carol Webb of North Canton, OH. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Terrance Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home Friday 7-9 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Saturday from 10-11 a.m. A Masonic service will be held in the funeral home Friday evening 6:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, Memorial may be made in his name to Aultman Hospice, 4510 Dressler Rd. NW, Canton, OH or Grace Brethren Church, 6283 N. Market Avenue, North Canton, OH.
Frank C. Beane
Frank C. Beane, age 99, of Canton, OH, passed away Monday, December 31, 2001, in the emergency room at Mercy Medical Center following a six month illness. He was born on February 26, 1902, on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in the Oklahoma territory five years before Oklahoma became a state. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Sara Beane; nine siblings; and his wife, Lillian Powell Beane in 1982. Frank graduated from Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, OH, and was commissioned a second lieutenant in World War II. While at Wilberforce, Frank accepted the call to Christian discipleship and was baptized in the A.M.E. Church. Later he taught Bible classes at the Canton Urban League for many years. He entered Harvard Law School for two years, worked several years at Canton Malleable and returned to Ohio State University Law School to complete his education. Upon passing the bar examination, he began his law practice in the early 40's with Clay Hunter in downtown Canton. He practiced law until 1995, retiring at the age of 93. Frank was known throughout Ohio as Mr. Legionnaire. In 1956 he was elected the first black commander of the American Legion District 10, the largest in the nation. He was a past commander of the American Legion Post 204. In 1969, Canton American Legion Post honored him with a life membership. He was named the Veteran of the Year in 1983. Frank is survived by a son, Atty. Frank L. Beane; daughter-in-law, Patricia J. Beane; two grandsons, Frank C. II and Adam T. of Massillon; nieces, Virginia D. Jeffries, Patricia Smith, both of Canton, Joanne Powell of Cleveland, OH; and a nephew, Malvin Powell of Canton. Frank's philosophy on a long and healthy life was just take what comes in life in stride. Calling hours 6-8 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2002, at Brogdon Son Funeral Home, 1617 3rd St. N.E., Canton, OH 44704 and one hour prior to services on Saturday, January 5, 2002. Funeral services will be 12 noon Saturday, January 5, 2002, at St. Paul's A.M.E. Church, 1800 East Tuscarawas St., Canton, OH 44707. Rev. Robert Dye, will officiate. Rev. Robert L. Smith, eulogy. Interment in Forest Hill Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to 1134 3rd. St. S.E., Massillon, OH 44646. Arrangements by Brogdon Son Funeral Home.
G. Richard Chenot
G. Richard Chenot, 86, of Odessa, TX., passed away Monday morning January 1, 2002 in the Odessa Medical Center, Odessa, TX. He was born February 20, 1915 in North Canton, OH to Charles W. and Pearl Chenot. He served in the U.S. Cost Guard in WWII aboard the ships Wakefield and Grand Forks as Lieutenant J.G. In 1948, Mr. Chenot was graduated from New Mexico School of Mines with a degree in geology which led to a 26 year career as an exploration geologists with Chevron Oil. In this position, he discovered, during the 1950's, what was to become one of the largest producing oil fields in the state of Texas, which is still active and bears his name. He was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Odessa. Mr. Chenot is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carol, of the home; son, Paul and daughter-in-law, Lois Ann of Odessa; grandchildren, Scott Smith and Lori Chenot; sister Marie Kettering of Canton, Pauline Jacob of Canton, and Marjorie Cox of Hartville. He was preceded in death by brothers, Arthur and Karl; and sisters, Campbell and Evelyn Bennett. Funeral services will be at Sunset Funeral Home in Odessa, TX., Thursday afternoon.
G. Robert Pearson
G. Robert Pearson, age 78. of Canton, passed away Monday in Mercy Medical Center after an extended illness. Born in Minneapolis, MN. He was the son of the late George and Margaret Pearson. He had lived in the Chicago area and worked at Caterpillar Equipment before moving to Canton. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church. For 20 years Bob made his home with Chris and Ann Koufus of Canton. Graveside services will be Friday at 10 a.m. in Northlawn Cemetery with Fr. Ronald M. Klingler officiating. There will be no calling hours.
Henry Bryant, Jr.
Henry Bryant, Jr, age 68, of Canton, departed this life on Monday, December 31, 2001 at Mercy Medical Center, after an extended illness. He was born in Wheeling, WV, and moved to Canton in 1950. He a member of Trinity Gospel Temple. He served in the U.S. Army and was a former employee of Conrail Railroad for 44 1/2 years. Preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Bettie L. Bryant; parents; two brothers; and three children. He leaves to cherish his memories; five daughters, Dorothea (Walter) Harris, Henrietta Bryant, Quennie (James) Fields, Shirley Bryant, all of Canton, Jacqueline (Tracy) Burns of Lawrenceville, GA; five sons, Reginald, Lamonte (Michele) James, John Zachary (Jacquelyn) Bryant, all of Canton; three sisters, Henrietta Buckingham, Bernice Bryant, both of Richmond, VA, Mildred Taylor of Orlando, FL; one brother, Orion Laney of Richmond, VA; 19 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, Doran and Timeko Bryant of Canton; six great-grandchildren of Canton; two sisters-in-law, Edith Johnson, Ella Johnson of Canton; very special lifetime friend, Raymond Harris of Canton; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Family would like to extend special Thanks to Mercy Hospice. Calling hours 10 a.m.-12 Noon Friday, January 4, 2002 at Brogdon Son Funeral Home, 1617 3rd St. NE, Canton OH 44704. Brother Dave Lombardi, officiating, Interment Forest Hill Cemetery. Funeral service will be 12 Noon Friday, January 4, 2002 at the funeral home. Family and friends will be received at the residence of Mrs. Quennie Fields, 527 Webster Ave. NE, Canton, OH 44704.
Jane Cable, age 84, of Holmes County, OH., died Sunday evening, December 30, 2001, at Majora Lane Care Center, Millersburg. Jane was born May 16, 1917, in Canton, OH., to Dueber S. and Rose S. (Beiter) Cable and moved from Cleveland to Big Prairie, OH., in 1985. She graduated from High School in Canton, OH; attended Heidelberg and Western Reserve College's and graduated from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, where she obtained her BSN and MSN. For most of her life, Jane was Nursing Supervisor in the Special Care Nursery Dept. at University Hospitals of Cleveland, and faculty member of Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing, and Case Western Reserve University. She retired in 1977 from Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Glenmont, OH. Jane leaves her dear friends and housemates, Sarah Adams and Christine Hayward, of Holmes County, OH; nieces, Bettina Fitzgerald of North Canton, OH., and Bethie Lease of Cuyahoga Falls, OH; nephew, Hobart Cable of Alexandria, VA; and a multitude of Friends near and far. She is preceded in death by a brother, Hobart S. Cable. Memorial services will be Saturday, January 19, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 344 N. Columbus Ave., Wooster, OH. Visitation will take place following the services. It was her wishes for cremation to take place. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to either: Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital c/o Child Life Dept., 11100 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106 or Make-a-Wish Foundation of Northeast Ohio, 1422 Euclid Ave., Suite 239, Cleveland, OH 44115. Custer-Glenn Funeral Home, Wooster, is handling arrangements.
Judith Ann (Beck) Pratt, age 54, of Broomfield, CO, formerly of Louisville, OH, passed away Dec. 21, 2001 in Colorado. Judith was born in Canton, OH, April 13, 1947 and was a 1965 graduate of Louisville High School. Preceded in death by her father, John A. Beck in 1975. She is survived by her husband, Marvin Pratt; two sons, Norman J. and Daniel J. Pratt both of Colorado; her mother, Wilhelmina (Billie) Beck of Louisville; two brothers, Frederick J. Beck of Alpharetta, GA, James Lee Beck of Columbus, OH; two grandchildren, Stephen and Stephanie Pratt. Services and burial were held in Colorado on Dec. 27, 2001.
Karen A. Surington
Karen A. Surington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be sung on Friday at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Morges. Friends may call Thursday (tonight) 7-9 p.m. at the Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia.
Margaret D. Griffiths
Margaret D. Griffiths, age 83, of Canton, died Monday in St. Joseph Care Center in Louisville after an extended illness. Born in Piqua, OH, she had been a Canton resident most of her life. She was a member of Little Flower Catholic Church and the Stark County Sears Retirees. Survived by her husband, James Griffiths of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Gene Snyder of Louisville; two grandchildren, Stephanie Snyder of Canton and Patrick Snyder and his wife, Tracy, of Massillon; a great-granddaughter, Ryley Snyder; a sister, Wilma Norris of Canton; a brother and two sisters-in-law, Roy and Rose Klinger of Canton and Ruth Klinger of Massillon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in Little Flower Catholic Church with Fr. Kevin Fete as Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery. Friends may call Friday 4-7 p.m. at the Lamiell Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph Care Center.
Margaret P. Huffman
Margaret P. Huffman age 89 of Canton passed away early Tuesday morning in the Manor Care Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. Born March 10, 1912 in Youngstown and had lived in Canton most of her life. Preceded in death by her parents, Nicholas and Francis Planick, her husband, John W. Huffman, November 27, 1998, and three brothers, Tony, Victor, and Nicholas Planick. Survived by one daughter, Linda L. Rittenhouse of Canton; two sons, John F. Huffman of Canton Robert W. Huffman of East Canton; one brother, Robert Planick of Clearwater, FL; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Friday in the Waltner-Simchak Funeral Home with Fr. Ronald M. Klingler officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to services Friday in the funeral home. Burial in Warstler Cemetery. Family requests memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Marian S. Nixon
Marian S. Nixon, age 95, of Boca Raton, FL., died Monday, December 31, 2001. Formerly of Ohio, Mrs. Nixon had been a resident of Florida since 1972. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis M. Nixon, December 16, 1990. Marian is survived by many nieces and nephews. Interment was in North Lawn Cemetery in Canton, Ohio. Spiker - Foster - SHRIVER Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary D. Youtz
Mary D. Youtz, 80, of Minerva, died Wednesday, January 2, 2002 in Mercy Medical Center following a long illness. Born in Waco, OH, March 14, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Lola (Snyder) Heim. She worked as the secretary for Attorney Harry Schmuck and was a member of the Minerva Church of the Nazarene. She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Betty Hurst of Canton and Mrs. Lucille Guthrie of Navarre; several nieces, nephews and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert who died in 1993 and a son, James. Funeral services will be held at the Bartley Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 5, 2002 with Pastor Jerry Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery. Calling hours will be held at the Bartley Funeral Home Friday 7-9 p.m.
Mary Lou Waltz
Mary Lou Waltz, age 83, of Cambridge, OH, died at her home. Survived by sisters including Mrs. Anne Vargo, Mrs. Emma Castner, Mrs. Elinor Powell and Mrs. Barbara Niedenthal, all of Canton; also eight nieces and nine nephews. Services and burial will be at a later date.
Patricia A. Machamer, age 73, of Hartville, went to be with the Lord Monday night, December 31, 2001 in Altercare of Hartville. A lifetime Hartville resident, Patricia was born on June 19, 1928 in Akron to the late Russell Ethel (Kanal) Stickler. She was a member of the Hartville Church of the Brethren, and she enjoyed playing cards. Preceded in death by a sister Jane Coffman. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Vernon E. Bugs; sons and daughters-in-law, Randy Dianna Machamer of Hartville, Michael Sandy Machamer of North Canton, Jeffrey Ann Machamer of Uniontown; grandchildren, Christopher Christine Machamer, Keri Jason Stehler, all of Hartville, Jacob Machamer of North Canton, Erick Machamer of Uniontown, and Amy Jack Stansbery of Denver, CO; and five great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday 11:00 AM in the Hartville Church of the Brethren with Pastor Peter C. Kaltenbaugh Jr. officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the church's memorial fund.
Roger Evans, joined his Heavenly Father suddenly on December 30, 2001. He was born January 1, to Mattie (Reaves) and Samuel Evans, who preceded him in death. He was a life long resident of Canton. He graduated from Timken High School. Roger retired early from Ameritech, after which, he spent much of his time doing volunteer work. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. Roger is survived by his wife, Margaret; son, Lorne of Falls Church, VA; daughter, Tiffeny Brown; granddaughter, Kasey; grandson, Mykal; two brothers, Eugene (the late Jane) Evans and Calvin (Frances) Evans; and two sisters, Carol Padgett and Brenda (Elisha) Bradford; one aunt, Odessa Stanford, all of Canton; very special friend, Robert Waleska; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Services will be held Friday, January 4, 2002 at The Cathedral of Life Church, 4111 38th St. NW, Canton with Pastor M. Dana Gammil officiating. Calling hours are at 11 a.m. with the services immediately following at noon. Condolences may sent to P.O. Box 8354, Canton, OH 44711-8354.
Terrell D. Windham
Terrell Dean Windham, age 59, of Hartville, passed away January 2, 2002. The family will receive friends Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Hecker Funeral Home in Uniontown. Funeral services will be Saturday, 11 a.m. at Akron Springfield Assembly of God Church. Further announcements later.
Warne E. Sickafoose
Warne E. Sickafoose, age 83, of Canton, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening in Aultman Hospital. Son of the late Benjamin and Naomi (Miller) Sickafoose, he was a life resident of the Canton area, retiring from the Ford Motor Company in 1980 after 32 years of service. Member of the Epworth United Methodist Church, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Lodge #3474, Louisville, The Ford Retirees, UAW, The Floyd Hughes VFW Post #693, NRA, The Greater Canton Fast Pitch Softball Association, American Horseshoes Association, a charter member of the Waco Lions Club and Warne called Bingo at the Waco homecoming for 30 years. He was an avid fisherman, golfer, bowler and coon hunter. He was a 1938 graduate of Canton Township High School and was a World War II Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma Sickafoose in 1987; three brothers, Carl, Lester and Harold Sickafoose; three sisters, Arlene Fiscus, Verna Mae Sells and Jane Moore. Survived by his wife, Florence Tiny Sickafoose, to whom he was married 11 years; three daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Carl Herr of Dayton, Nancy and Bill Schumacher, Dora and Al Phillips, all of Louisville; two stepsons and wives, Dennis and Janet Thompson of Florida, Tom and Diana Thompson of East Canton; two grandchildren; 11 stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 11 step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Lou Riggenbaugh of Amelia, OH. Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home on South Cleveland Avenue. Interment in Sunset Hills Burial Park. Friends may call Friday 6-9 p.m.
Wilma L. Schibler
Wilma L. Schibler. Funeral services will be conducted Friday 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home with her nephew, Rev. Ralph Schibler officiating. Burial will be in Melscheimer Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home Thursday (tonight) 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Friday from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made in her name to Zion Lutheran Church, 702 Raff Road S.W., Canton, OH 44710.