David M. Ashbrook
Nov. 24, 1930-Sept. 12, 2002
A funeral service for David M. Ashbrook, 71, of Newark, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jim Young officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Alexandria.
Mr. Ashbrook died Sept. 12, 2002, at the Selma Markowitz Care Center operated by Hospice of Central Ohio. He was born Nov. 24, 1930, in Newark, to the late Gordon and Mildred (Holler) Ashbrook.
Mr. Ashbrook was a graduate of Hartford High School and The Ohio State University. He served in the ROTC and U.S. Army. He enjoyed more than 30 years in the oil and gas industry. In 1993, he retired from Servpro of Licking County, which he owned and operated.
Mr. Ashbrook was a member of Central Christian Church, and was an avid genealogist and historian. He also enjoyed photography as a hobby.
He is survived by two sons, Craig Ashbrook of Canton, and Brad (Stephanie) Ashbrook of Dublin; two grandchildren, Natalie and Jonathan "JB"; and many many special friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Jane.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cardiac Rehab Unit, c/o Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 W. Main St., Newark, Ohio 43055.
William W. Hayes
April 21, 1928-Sept. 11, 2002
A funeral service for William W. Hayes, 74, of Alexandria, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Reed-Egan Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Ghiloni officiating. Entombment will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Hayes died Sept. 11, 2002, in Select Specialty Hospital, Columbus. He was born April 21, 1928, in Newark, to the late Dewey E. and Dasie (Burden) Hayes.
Mr. Hayes retired as head of security for the Newark Air Force Base. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served 23 years in the air police, retiring in 1966.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Frances (Gilliam) Hayes; two sons and daughter-in-law, Michael W. Hayes of Alexandria, and Thomas R. (Elaine) Hayes of Sioux Falls, S.D.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Laura L. (David) Barraza of Reynoldsburg, and Virginia F. (Kenneth) Connor of Alexandria; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Richard (Ella Rae) Hayes of Tooele, Utah; three sisters, Jean McCabe of Tooele, Utah, Virginia Paul of Las Vegas, Nev., and Joann Dean of Newark; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 141 Green Wave Drive, Newark.
The family requests memorials be made to the Licking County Humane Society.
Elmer Emil Pliske
Sept. 11, 2002
Elmer Emil Pliske, 82, of Orlando, Fla., died Sept. 11, 2002. He was born in Rocky River, Ohio and moved to Florida in 1977.
Mr. Pliske was a veteran of World War II and Korea in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was Methodist by faith, and a member of the VFW, American Legion, Moose and Eagles.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen Pliske; sons, Patrick Michael Pliske of Ocoee, Fla., and Terrance William Pliske of Huntsville, Texas; sister, Alice L. Elliott of Heath; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The National Cremation Society, Winter Park, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.
Christopher E. White
Sept. 11, 2002
Funeral arrangements are incomplete for Christopher E. White, 25, of Millersport, who died unexpectedly Sept. 11, 2002.
The Kirkersville Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Clarence Ray Dickerson
May 7, 1910-Sept. 13, 2002
Dorothy Carline Kinney
Sept. 13, 2002
Joseph R. Osborn
Nov. 3, 1918-Sept. 12, 2002
Jacob W. "Jake" Anderson
Oct. 30, 1909-Sept. 14, 2002
James Palmer "Bud" Morgan
June 27, 1916-Sept. 14, 2002
Jarrell W. "Boomer" Thornton
Jan. 29, 1960-Sept. 14, 2002
Anna Louise Clark Crouch
Sept. 14, 2002
A memorial service for Anna Louise Clark Crouch, 72, of Worthington, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Schoedinger Worthington Chapel, 6699 N. High St., Worthington, with Pastor Dan Hammers, Pastor Steve Edmunds and Pastor Tim Waggoner officiating.
Mrs. Crouch, a member of Grace Brethren Church and the Central High School Alumni Association -- Class of 1948, died Sept. 14, 2002, at her home.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Crouch; daughter, Margo Lynn Crouch of Marysville; sons, Mark Paul (Kim) Crouch of Delaware, Ohio, Matthew James Crouch of Belgium, and adopted son, Bart Hellinckx of Belgium; grandchildren, Jennifer, Stephanie and Jimmy Harlow, Joe Crouch, Justin Winebrenner, and Breianna Crouch; mother, Rozella Lutz Clark Weaver; brother, Ronald (Carolyn) Clark of Columbus; sisters, Margaret Clark of Wallace, N.C., and Martha Clark Albertson of Beulaville, N.C.; and special cousins, Terry, Mike and David Garner.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Pearl Clark; brother, James Steven Clark Jr.; and grandchildren, Tonya Ann, Christine Lela and Laurie Jo Davies.
Memorial gifts may be made to Grace Brethren Church, 6673 Worthington-Galena Road, Worthington, Ohio 43085, or to Hospice at Riverside & Grant.
Robert J. Taczy
Dec. 19, 1939-Sept. 16, 2002
A memorial service for Robert J. Taczy, 62, of Newark, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Taczy, a sales representative in the Import/Export business for many years, died Sept. 16, 2002, at the OSU Medical Center. He was born Dec. 19, 1939, in Chicago, Ill., to the late Joseph and Emily (Cuchta) Taczy.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, James and Nancy Taczy; daughter and son-in-law, Tina Marie and Gary Sharkey; brother and sister-in-law, Daniel and Diane Taczy; two sisters and son-in-law, Donna and Robert Stake, and Janice F. Taczy; and three grandchildren, Cory Adam Sharkey, Jordan Ashley Sharkey, and Joseph Benjamin Taczy.
Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Chapel, 179 Granville St., Newark, is in charge of arrangements.
Judy Ann Baker-Zickefoose
Feb. 1, 1956-Sept. 14, 2002
A funeral service for Judy Ann Baker-Zickefoose, 46, of Brinkhaven, Ohio, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Knox officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Ms. Baker-Zickefoose, a homemaker who served in the U.S. Army, died Sept. 14, 2002, at her residence. She was born Feb. 1, 1956, in Newark, to Henry G. and Dorothy M. (Ross) Baker of Newark.
She is survived by her sons, Robby and Jeremy Blacksten of Brinkhaven; brothers and sisters, George (Sandy) Baker, Jerry (Sarah) Baker, Janet Louise Faught, Diane (Mark) Skinner, Gary Allen Baker, and Larry Dean Baker, all of Newark; granddaughter, Kamyrn Blacksten; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark.