Heidi Irmgard Large
Feb. 1, 1930-July 4, 2002
A funeral service for Heidi Irmgard Large, 72, of Heath, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, with Minister Roy Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Large, who formerly worked at the Hill's Department Store, the Heath Post Office and the Sears Cafe, died July 4, 2002. She was born Feb. 1, 1930, in Berlin, Germany, to the late Erna Anna (Juban) Masnick and Willi Erich Masnick.
Mrs. Large was raised in Berlin during World War II. She married a U.S. Army serviceman, Albert Large Jr., they then immigrated to the United States with their baby son in 1952.
Mrs. Large was a dedicated member of the Rushville Church of Christ. She enjoyed regular social gatherings with her German friends.
She is survived by her husband, Albert Large, a retired sergeant from the U.S. Army and a guard from the Newark Air Force Base; children, Michael Albert (Janice) Large of Newark, Thomas Alton (Ginny) Large of Granville, Patricia Ann (Byron) Holmes of Westerville, Jonathan Alan Large of Newark, and Jennifer Amy (Randy) Spearman of Lancaster; grandchildren, Eric (Mona) Large, Christa Large, Angela Large, Susan (Tom) Kelley, Gregory (Shanelle) Large, Andrew Large, Jeffrey Large, Nichole (Brett) Underhill, Latrisha Large, Rachel Large, Emily Spearman and Jacob Spearman; great-grandsons, Trevor Large, Caleb Large, Nathan Large, and Jackson Kelley; sister, Brigitte "Gitti" Flemming of Berlin; and brother, Jergen Masnick also of Berlin.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her oldest son, Andreas "Andy" Masnick.
Sept. 21, 1972-June 30, 2002
A funeral mass for Jana Conway, 29, of New Washington, was held July 5 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington, with Father Robert Dendinger officiating. Burial followed in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery, New Washington.
Mrs. Conway, who was a payroll clerk for the Mansfield Brass and Aluminum in New Washington, died June 30, 2002, following an automobile accident west of Lodi, Ohio. She was born Sept. 21, 1972, in Bucyrus, Ohio, and had lived all of her life in New Washington.
Mrs. Conway was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington. She graduated from Buckeye Central High School, New Washington.
She is survived by her son, Evan Michael Conway; parents, Donald J. and Irene (Barnett) Heydinger of New Washington; brother, Derrick J. Heydinger of New Washington; grandfather, Harold C. Heydinger of New Washington; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Her husband, Michael M. Conway, died June 30, 2002, due to the same accident.
Memorials may be made to Evan's Education Fund, c/o Secor Funeral Home, 414 E. Main St., New Washington, Ohio 44854.
Norma Jean Finks
July 6, 1928-July 8, 2002
Norma Jean Finks, 74, of Melbourne, Fla., died July 8, 2002, at the Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Fla. She was born July 6, 1928, in Utica, to the late Iden Milton and Georgia Alberta (Reeder) Hissong.
Mrs. Finks was the former manager of Heritage Green Apartments in Newark. She was a member of the Utica Church of Christ, and a former member of Zonta International.
She is survived by two daughters, Nora Jo Rees of Melbourne, Fla., and Kathy Morris of Newark; two sons, James Sherer of Melbourne, Fla., and John (Ann) Sherer of Lake Panasoffee, Fla.; stepson, Charlie (Debbie) Finks of Lithopolis; three stepdaughters, Charlissa Schroeder of LIthopolis, Elizabeth (Bob) Hollingshead of Groveport, and Melanie (John) Kallies of Canal Winchester; two sisters, Diana (George) Sceurman and Frances Mc Ginnis, both of Utica; brother-in-law, Thomas Bidlack of Oakwood; sister-in-law, Margaret Hissong of Columbus; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Finks.
Alfred E. "Al" Mattingly
Oct. 6, 1923-July 9, 2002
A funeral service for Alfred E. "Al" Mattingly, 78, of Dresden, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Vensil-Orr Funeral Home with Pastor David Martin and Father Jack Maynard officiating. Burial will follow in Dresden Cemetery.
Mr. Mattingly, who served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, primarily aboard the battleship USS California, died July 9, 2002, at Genesis in Zanesville. He was born Oct. 6, 1923, in Zanesville, to the late Eugene Henry and Lillian (Newton) Mattingly.
Mr. Mattingly had been a member of the Dresden American Legion for 42 years and long considered one of Dresden's greatest promoters and America's most loyal patriots.
He is survived his wife, Mildred "Poots" Mattingly, and five children, Susan Barton of Naples, Fla., Sally (Tom) Miller of Dresden, Alan Mattingly of Fort Myers, Fla., Cindy (Gerald) Balderson of Kalaheo, Hawaii, and Missy Vanderkam of Kerrville, Texas; 10 grandchildren, Roxanne, Raquel, Ryan, Jenny, Ginger, Matt, Stephen, Gabrielle, Joseph and Bing; eight great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Collin, Conner, Courtney, Katlyn, Andrew, Madison and Grace; and sister, Bonnie Arnold of Dresden.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Sgt. John Eugene Mattingly, USMC, who died during Vietnam in November of 1969.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home in Dresden, where a wake service will be held at 8:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Main Street Flag Memorial Fund, c/o Century National Bank, P.O. Box 507, Dresden, Ohio 43821.
Kauber-Miller Funeral Home in Pataskala and Vensil-Orr Funeral Home in Dresden are working together to honor Alfred E. Mattingly.
Susan Lee Martin Knudsen Bryant
Jan. 27, 1951-July 9, 2002
A funeral service for Susan Lee Martin Knudsen Bryant, 51, of Newark, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tom Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery, Johnstown.
Mrs. Bryant, who was employed by Wal-Mart in Lewis Center, died July 9, 2002, at Licking Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 27, 1951, in Columbus.
She is survived by her two sons, James Martin of West Union, and Roger (Yana) Knudsen of Newark; daughter, Angela (Tom) Demogola of Hesperia, Mich.; father, Donald Dean of Newark; two brothers, James (Shirley) Dean of Newark, and Kevin (Lesly) Dean of Powell; half-sister, Tori Dean of Kingsport, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Deanna, Tommy, Monica and Jordan; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Geraldine Reed; and stepfather, Merle Disbennett.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984 Coffman Road, Newark, Ohio 43055.
James M. Danley
July 14, 1912-July 9, 2002
A funeral service for James M. Danley, 89, of Heath, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Heath Chapel of Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston Funeral Service. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Danley, who retired from B&O Railroad after 35 years of service, died July 9, 2002, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born July 14, 1912, in Washington, Pa., to the late Thomas Marion Danley and Anna Mary (Newman) Danley Foster.
Mr. Danley was past president of the Newark Eagles. He was also a member of the Newark Lodge 97 F&AM and the Teheran Grotto.
He is survived by his wife, Betty J. (Beckman) Danley; daughter, Kelle Johnson of Newark; son, Sky Kolby Danley of Newark; five grandchildren; Barry, Ryan, Hailey, Brandy and Amber; four great-grandchildren, Logan, Gracie, Zachary and Madison; two brothers and sister-in-law, Robert Danley and Floyd and Betty Danley, all of California; sister, Maybelle Crozier of Newark; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol L. Danley Iden; brother, Glenn Danley; and sister, Helen Sinclair.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 1249 Hebron Road, Heath, where a Masonic service will be held at 6:45 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984-A Coffman Road, Newark, Ohio 43055.
William Tyree Jr.
April 9, 1929-July 8, 2002
A funeral service for William Tyree Jr., 73, of Columbus, formerly of Newark, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Tyree, a crane operator at Kaiser Aluminium for more than 30 years, died July 9, 2002, at Riverside Hospital. He was born April 8, 1929, in Black Oak, Ark., to the late William and Audie Tyree Sr.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mildred (Owens) Tyree; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Wendy Tyree of Powell; granddaughters, Molly and Morgan Tyree; brothers, Norman (Betty) Tyree of New Mexico, Cline Tyree of Arkansas, and James (Donna) Tyree of Indiana; and sisters, Marie Anderson and Donna Ann Tyree, both of Arkansas.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 179 Granville St., Newark.
Memorial contributions may be made to the John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health, 3724-A Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43214.
Kathrine "Jerry" Lanman
July 9, 2002
A funeral service for Kathrine "Jerry" Lanman, 78, of Newark, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kauber-Miller Funeral Home, with Pastor Cal Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in Hay Hollow Cemetery, Dale, Ohio.
Mrs. Lanman died July 9, 2002, at her residence.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Garold Lanman; children, Rick and Vicki Lanman of Utica, and Karen Kay Johnson of Cooper City, Fla.; four grandchildren, Tracey Stewart and Ed Mays, Tyler and Julie Johnson, Diana (Lanman) and Doug Huffman, and Jody and Brad Keener; and six great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 289 S. Main St., Pataskala.