Anthony Gregory Bossetti
Anthony Gregory Bossetti, 29, of 1956 County Road 32, died at approximately 2 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001, at his residence.
Born in North Kingstown, R.I., on Jan. 24, 1972, he was a son of Theodore Anthony and Deborah Elaine Minnich Bossetti, who survive in DeGraff.
On May 1, 2000, he married Pamela Jean Arnett in Marysville, and she survives along with two sons Kyle Anthony and Tyler Nicholas, both of Mechanicsburg; one daughter, Christina Nichole of Mechanicsburg; two stepsons, Jeremiah Cody and Storm Dylan, both of Bellefontaine; and one stepdaughter, Krista Mae of Bellefontaine.
Other survivors include one brother, Andrew Theodore Bossetti of Columbus; one sister, Rebecca Elaine Bossetti of Springfield; and maternal grandfather and stepgrandmother, Lewis and Leona Minnich of Urbana.
Mr. Bossetti was a 1990 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School and was employed as an assembler at the East Liberty Honda plant.
Gretchen Elaine Miller-Enoch
Gretchen Elaine Miller-Enoch, 52, of Delaware, died Thursday Dec. 6, 2001, in her residence.
She was born on Sept. 24, 1949, in Bellefontaine, to Marvin E. Miller, who is deceased and Shirley Woodward Miller, who survives.
She is also survived by her daughter, Michelle (Eric) Robirds, of Dublin; her brother Kevin (Robyn) Miller, of Bellefontaine; and three nephews and one niece.
She was preceded in death by her brother Mark Edward Miller.
A 1967 graduate of Logan Hills High School, Mrs. Miller-Enoch was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Bellefontaine, a charter member of the Bell Choir at the Lutheran Church and was an avid animal lover.
Mrs. Miller-Enoch was the supervisor of medical research files at Pharmacia-Upjohn in Dublin.
Malcolm D. Titus
Malcolm D. Titus, 72, of Bellefontaine, died at 1:40 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born May 24, 1929, in Rushsylvania, a son of the late Knowles and Winnie Dixon Titus.
He married Margaret Eileen Davidson on June 30, 1956, in Bellefontaine, and she preceded him in death March 19, 1979.
Mr. Titus was a barber in Bellefontaine for 40 years.
He was a member of the First Christian Church, American Legion, Fraternal Order of Eagles, VFW, BPOElks and AMVETS. He also belonged to the Loganairres and the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America.
Mr. Titus graduated from Rushsylvania High School in 1947 and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Survivors include three children, twins Daren Titus of Bellefontaine and Dana K. Titus of Portsmouth, and Deanne (Mike) Stewart of Bellefontaine; four brothers, Warren Titus of West Liberty, Glenno (Olivia) Titus of Rushsylvania, Raymond (Nadine) Titus of Bellefontaine and Leonard (Phyllis) Titus of Springfield; one sister, Berdena Taylor of Napoleon; two sisters-in-law, Betty Titus of Bellefontaine and Everetta Titus of Zanesfield; and five grandchildren, Dara, Cale and Clay Johnson, Dareck and Cameron Titus.
Three brothers, Russell, Daryl and Ronald Titus, are deceased.
Raymond T. Whetsel
Raymond T. Whetsel, 85, of Urbana, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001, in Mercy McAuley Center, Urbana.
He was born in West Mansfield, on Oct. 10, 1916, a son of the late Daniel and Gladys Carter Whetsel.
He was a member of the St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, where he served as an usher, was a lifetime trustee and sang with the men's chorus. He was also a member of the Garden Club and an employee of the Champaign County Country Club.
He worked as a custodian and bus driver for Urbana City Schools, retiring in 1967. He also retired from Drackett in May of 1982.
Survivors include his wife, Anna, whom he married June 10, 1961; two daughters, Ruth Buckney of Urbana and Teresa Montalvo of Broomfield, Colo.; one sister, Nancy (Tracy) Rhea of Urbana; one brother, Kenneth (Beverly) Lucas of Urbana; five grandchildren, Jane Ann Calhoun, Carey Buckney, William Todd Buckney, Ben Buckney and Whitney Buckney; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by one son, Robert Neal Buckney, in 997; one son-in-law, Feliberto Montalvo; three brothers, Charles "Chuck", William "Bill" and Gary; and two sisters, Elzora and Elizabeth.
John Clifton Kerns
John Clifton Kerns, 68, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2001, in Tempe, Ariz., where he had resided for the past four years.
He was born Dec. 11, 1932, in Big Springs, a son of the late James and Martha Kerns.
He was a 1950 graduate of Rushsylvania High School and attended The Ohio State University.
A master electrician, he was employed for many years at the former Detroit Aluminum Brass. At one time he had also worked for Carey Electric, Bush Electric, Western Spray and Arizona Finishing.
Deeply involved in Masonic organizations, he was a member and held office in the following divisions: worshipful past master of the Bellefontaine Lodge 209 F&AM; excellent past high priest of Lafayette Chapter 60, Royal Arch Masons; illustrious past master of Logan Council 85, Royal & Select Masons; sir knight of Bellefontaine Commandery 61, Knights Templar, and the Antioch Temple AANMS, Valley of Dayton; Logan County Shrine Club Funster Unit and the AASR Valley of Dayton.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2166, member also was active in the Logan County Historical and Genealogical Societies and was a generous donor of historical items to the museum.
In addition, he was a contributing editor and historian of the Informer, a national electrical newsletter. He also was a talented golfer, attaining a Logan County championship title in 1960. His vast interests and abilities were unlimited as was his knowledge of many subject areas.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Janice Leasure Kerns of Tempe; favorite daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Mark Singleton of Mesa, Ariz.; and two granddaughters, Hannah and Rachel Singleton of Mesa.
Other survivors include four brothers, William Joseph Kerns of Ridgeway, Marvin Lee Kerns of Bellefontaine; Melvin Owen Kerns of Salmon, Idaho, and Mark Calvin Kerns of Thorndike, Maine; and three sisters, Mary Anne Burkholder of Geneva, Laura Beth Reed of Napoleon and Betty Kathleen Houver of North Fork, Idaho; and many nieces and nephews.
One brother, Gerald Kerns, preceded him in death.
Eileen Elizabeth Pulfer Wolfe
Eileen Elizabeth Pulfer Wolfe, 86, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, in Seguin, Texas.
Mrs. Wolfe was born April 11, 1915, in Quincy. She was a member of the American Lutheran Church in Sun City, Ariz.
She is survived by two sons, Dan O. (Jan) Clark of Stokenchurch, England and the Rev. Stephen L. (Johnana) Clark of McQueeney, Texas; six grandchildren, Chris (Richard) Carney and Laurie Clark, both of Columbus, Kim (Vance) Pomeroy of Juniper Hills, Calif., Ben (Kristin) Clark of Michigan, Timothy (Rebecca) Clark of Seguin and Peter (Leah) Clark of San Antonio; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Dinsmore and Mildred Roesner, both of Ohio; and four brothers, Lewis Pulfer Jr., Ralph Pulfer, Marvin Pulfer and Willis Pulfer, all of Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Laurel A. Clark, and her second husband, Malcolm N. Wolfe; two brothers, Roger and Russell Pulfer; and one great-grandchild, Caleb Clark
Noah Lee Moore
Noah Lee Moore, 18 months and two days, of Marysville, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001, as a result of a house fire.
He was born in Marysville on June 5, 2000, a son of Erin Nicole Moore and Eric Eugene Henry.
An outgoing, radiant youngster with a big smile, he was energetic, spunky and curious. He enjoyed the water, bouncing balls and loved to dance to music.
Nicknamed "The Boy" by family and friends, his favorite song was You Are My Sunshine. He was blue-eyed and blond and liked to play with cars, trucks and any toy with four wheels. He would scoot his diaper wipe container across the floor pretending it to be a truck.
Known as "Daddy's Little Buddy," he liked to dress in camouflage and climbed inside his father's hunting boots when he had the chance. He was fond of his dog, Sage.
Along with his parents, the child is survived by maternal grandparents, Ronald and Sharon Moore of Woodstock; paternal grandparents, Wanda L. Henry of Marysville and Jimmie L. Henry of Florida; great-grandmother, Minnie (Roy) Pack of Florida; aunts and uncles, Ula (Rick) Clark of Middleburg, Jimmie L. Henry Jr., Tracy Moore and Robert P. (Diane) Henry, all of Columbus, Dean (Jessie) Henry, LouAnn (Donny) Reisinger and Jason (Tammy) Moore, all of Marysville, and Hezekiah (Rita) Moore of Milford Center; godparents, Mark and Jamie Cooper of Marysville; and many other relatives
Murray "Bud" N. Goodrich Jr.
Murray "Bud" N. Goodrich Jr., 75, formerly of Painesville and Florida, passed away in his Southern Pines, N.C., home Saturday, Dec. 8, 2001.
He was born in Cleveland on Nov. 3, 1926, a son of the late Murray N. and Beatrice Basquin Goodrich Sr.
He married the former Rosemary Lawrence in Painesville in 1961.
Mr. Goodrich was a manager of architectural and structural design for Central Engineering Staff at Lubrizol Corporation in Wickliffe from 1956 to 1983. He attend public school in Painesville and graduated from Harvey High School.
During World War II, he served as a signalman with the U.S. Navy in the Asiatic and Pacific areas. Upon completing military duties, he attended the Stout Institute in Menomonie, Wisc., and the Chicago Technical College in Illinois, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in architectural engineering March 27, 1950.
Following graduation, Mr. Goodrich was employed by Green-Smith Associates Architects in Painesville and then managed his own architectural firm for several years prior to joining Lubrizol Corp. Upon retirement, he and his wife moved to Southern Pines. Mr. Goodrich was an avid sportsman, involved
with Little League baseball, football, golf and harness horses. He was a life member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge 1692.
He played golf in the Southern Pines community, where he formerly served as president of the Early Bird Golf Association.
Along with his wife, he is survived by one son, David W. (Judy) Goodrich of Bellefontaine; two grandchildren, Bryce and Hayley Goodrich; one sister, Patricia Norton of Mentor.
Phyllis Mae Oder
Phyllis Mae Oder, 79, of North Lewisburg, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2001, at the Spring Meadows Care Center, Woodstock.
She was born Oct. 24, 1922, in North Lewisburg, a daughter of the late Basil and Onda Mac Spain.
Mrs. Oder was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Oder, whom she married March 11, 1944; one daughter, Julia (John) Best of Dublin; one son, William "Bill" Oder of Urbana; and three grandchildren, Ashlee, Michael and Timothy.
One sister, Virginia Love, is deceased.