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Eli Young, 88, formerly of Allen Street in Franklin, died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998, at Heartland of Eaton.
He was a former power lineman, retiring in 1974, a World War II veteran, a member of the American Legion, IBEW union and Westview Church of Christ in Hamilton.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie.
He is survived by his brother, Sherman of Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Orpha Cornett of Wooton, Ky., and a niece, Ruth Stephen of Camden. He is also survived by many other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Eaton-Anderson Funeral Home, 121 E. Second St., Franklin, with the Rev. David Stanberry officiating. Burial will be in Miami Valley Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Howard W. Young
TRENTON - Howard Wayne Young, 77, of Trenton, died Wednesday, June 3, 1998, at Manor Care at Sycamore in Miamisburg, Ohio.
He was born in Murphysboro, Ill., on May 4, 1921, and lived here for 31 years. He served in the Army during World War II. Mr. Young was formerly employed as a machine operator at Armco. He worked there for 25 years before retiring in 1974. He attended Trenton Church of the Nazarene.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Virginia Nelle Young; two daughters, Jessie Sommers, and her husband, Keith, of Middletown, and Betty Jean Bennett, and her husband, Kenny, of Daytona Beach, Fla.; four sons, Wayne Young, and his wife, Linda, and Jon Young, and his wife, Cheryl, all of Trenton, Charles Young, and his wife, Diane, of Middletown, and Anthony Young, and his wife, Cheri, of Carlisle; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Opal Brown of Kinderhook, Ill., and Bernice Powell and Daisey Isom, both of Middletown; three brothers, James Young of Hannibal, Mo., Joseph Young of Alabama and Sam Young of Fair Oaks, Calif.; and special friends, Brack and Ruth Gabbard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Lora (Modglin) Young; two sisters, Mary Lindsey and Esther Mitchem; and two brothers, Ronny and Kenneth Young.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Trenton Church of the Nazarene, 220 N. Miami St., Trenton. Dr. Virgil Applegate will officiate. Interment will be at Butler County Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Joseph Baker-Stevens Funeral Home in Middletown.
Jacob D. Yaeger
MIDDLETOWN - Jacob D. Yaeger, 64, of 6999 Dalewood Drive in Middletown died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999, at 12:25 p.m. at his residence.
He was born Dec. 26, 1934, in Jamestown, N.D., and had lived in the Middletown area since 1957. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict, and he worked as a truck driver at Suburban Motor Freight for 30 years, retiring in 1989, and then as a security guard for Jefferson Smurfit for six years. He was a member of the Riverview Baptist Church in Carlisle, the Middletown Senior Citizens, and he was a former coach for Middletown and Madison Knothole Clubs.
He was preceded in death by parents, Jacob E. and Minnie (Roseau) Yaeger, and two sons, Thomas Allen Yaeger and James Noel Yaeger.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Lois Yaeger, two sons, Dr. Jacob Yaeger and wife Denise of Tiffin, Ohio, and Phillip Andrew Yaeger of Lexington, Ky.; one daughter, Rebecca Garde and husband Bryan of Monroe; eight grandchildren, Jacob B., Rachel, and Bethany Yaeger of Tiffin, and William and Derek Garde of Monroe; and two sisters, Charlotte Bolme and husband Dick of Arizona, and Betty Hillstead and husband Jim of Florida.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown. Services will be Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Dr. Jake Yaeger officiating. Interment will be at the Springboro Cemetery, with military rites at the graveside by American Legion Post 218 Color Guard.
Arrangements by Herr-Riggs Funeral Home of Middletown.
Mrs. Lois Yoder, 77, of Middletown, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Lois was born in Kentucky but resided in Middletown most of her life. During World War II she worked in a bomb factory. Many may remember her for her long years of service in the restaurant business.
Her loving husband, Lewis, preceded her in death in 1991. She was a devoted sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Family and friends will cherish their memories of her.
At her request, there will be no service. The family would like to express their gratitude to the Hospice organization and the staff who provided her special care.
MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice organization.
Joseph Baker-Stevens Funeral Home is caring for the family.
Cletus C. Young
Cletus C. Young, 81, of 7241 Shaker Road, Franklin, died Saturday, March 27, 1999, at Veterans Hospital in Dayton.
He was born in Lee City, Ky., on Dec. 19, 1917, the son of Luther and Mattie "Neff" Young. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He was employed as a tow motor driver for Stone Container for 20 years and retired in 1972. He was a member of Franklin Baptist Church for more than 35 years.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Stella G. Young, in 1996.
Surviving are a son, Lester Young of Franklin; five daughters, Maxine Abrams and Wanda Crouch, both of Franklin, Geneva Tipton of Middletown, Loretta Caudill of Columbus and Becky Paugh of Franklin; a brother, Bill Young of Miamisburg; three sisters, Celia McMurchy and Sylvia Willis, both of Miamisburg, and Daisy Day of Dayton; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at Unglesby-Anderson Funeral Home, 1357 E. Second St., Franklin, with Dr. Dale Chambers officiating. Burial will be in Springboro Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Paul F. Witter
CAMDEN - Paul F. Witter, 96, formerly of Camden, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 1998, at Ashton Woods Rehabilitation Center in Atlanta, Ga.
He was born in Camden on March 24, 1902, the son of George and Mary Booker Witter. Mr. Witter was a self-employed interior decorator, retiring at the age of 88. He was a member of First United Presbyterian Church in Camden and a 70-year member of Camden Lodge 159, Free & Accepted Masons. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II.
Mr. Witter is survived by a niece, Marietta Sue Witter McGlothin, and her husband, Harold, of Stone Mountain, Ga.; two great-nieces, Rhonda and Linda Smith; and a great-nephew, Michael Bennett.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Lloyd, Leroy and Darold Witter.
A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at R.C. Nein & Sons-Limber Funeral Home, Willard Moss Jr. Memorial Chapel, 249 Main St., Camden. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until time of service. A Masonic service with Camden Lodge 159, Free & Accepted Masons, will begin at 7 p.m.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Camden Lodge 159, Camden, Ohio.
Jerry L. Zinck
SPRINGBORO - Jerry Lee Zinck, 54, of 150 Maple Drive, Springboro, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at Sycamore Hospital.
A truck driver, Jerry worked for the Dempsey-Laidlaw Co. in Dayton.
He is survived by his wife, Judy; sons, William Curtis Moore and Christopher Eric Zinck of Springboro; a daughter, Angela Moore Haggard of Springboro; and four grandchildren. Jerry is also survived by his brothers, Don of Florida, Calvin of Seven Mile, Raymond of Carlisle, James of Franklin, Kenny of Germantown, Dale of West Carrollton, and Paul of Franklin; and a sister, Shirley Zinck of Franklin.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Norma, and a brother, Tom.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Unglesby-Anderson Funeral Home, 1357 E. 2nd St., Franklin. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Springboro Cemetery.