Doris L. Burnett
Doris L. Burnett, 84, of Eaton, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Greenbriar Nursing Center.
Born Jan. 29, 1914, in Springfield, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Harry F. and Reathis (Ridgeway) Chase. She had lived in Preble County since 1950, and was formerly employed as a cafeteria worker at East Elementary School in Eaton.
Her husband, Harold L. Burnett, died Sept. 10, 1976. Two sisters and one brother also preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Rollyson and Linda Richardson, both of Eaton; two sons, Leon Burnett of Richmond, Ind., and Gerald Burnett of Gratis; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Saturday, Oct. 17, at Girton-Schmidt-Boucher Funeral Home, Eaton, with the Rev. Lowell T. Spencer officiating. Burial was in Mound Hill Union Cemetery, Eaton.
Victor L. Stroud
Victor L. Stroud, 74, of Somerville, died Monday evening, Oct. 12, at Heartland of Oakridge in Miamisburg.
He was retired from Conrail Railroads.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Eulah; three daughters, Mary Baker and husband Sam of Germantown, Eulah Irene DePew and husband Don of Celina, and Vicki Combs of Somerville; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one sister, Sarah Blankenship of Middletown.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Francis Cortner.
Graveside services were Thursday, Oct. 15, at Fairview Cemetery in Gratis, with Pastor Kenneth L. Galdeen officiating. Arpp & Root Funeral Home, Germantown, was in charge of arrangements.
Stanley Copp, 80, of Lexington Road, West Alexandria, died Saturday, Oct. 17, at Greenbriar Nursing Center in Eaton.
Born July 19, 1918, in Lanier Township (Preble County), he was the son of Vernon and Ethel (Mendenhall) Copp. He was a farmer and had retired from Whittaker Corp. in 1980 after 31 years.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Gladys Copp; a son and daughter-in-law, Tom and P.J. Copp of Greenville; a granddaughter, Kelly Harrison and husband Rocky of Greenville; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Don Copp, in 1964; a sister, Neomi Pollett; and infant twin grandchildren, in 1975.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, West Alexandria, with the Rev. Burt Wolf officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, West Alexandria.
Harold D. Grubb Jr.
Harold Dean Grubb Jr., 30, of North Factory Road, West Alexandria, died Monday, Oct. 19, as a result of an automobile accident.
He was born April 17, 1968, in Dayton, and was a 1986 graduate of Valley View High School. He was employed as a brick mason.
Survivors include his parents, Donna L. (Stewart) and Harold Dean Grubb Sr. of West Alexandria; a daughter, Heather Lynn Cline of Eaton; maternal grandmother, Gladys Stewart of Barboursville, Ky.; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, West Alexandria, followed by burial in Preble Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at the funeral home.
Robert "C" Crelin, 52, of 7166 U.S. 40, New Paris, died unexpectedly Thursday morning, Oct. 29, after a minivan and truck accident at U.S. 35 and Oxford-Gettysburg Road.
Born Aug. 2, 1946, in Long Branch, N.J., he was the son of John Q. and Harriett (Frago) Crelin. He was owner and operator of Crelin Carry Out in Eaton and was a salesman for Fred First Ford in Richmond for 16 years.
From 1990 to 1992, Mr. Crelin was the varsity softball coach for National Trail High School. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran and had received the Purple Heart. He was a member of the Jefferson Township Boosters Club and St. John's Catholic Church, both of New Paris.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Janet (Jordan) Crelin; a daughter, Jessica M. Crelin of New Paris; a son, Robert T. Mincieli of Long Branch, N.J.; his mother, Harriett M. Crelin of Long Branch, N.J.; a brother, John Q. Crelin of Long Branch, N.J.; two sisters, Theresa Buteau of Forked River, N.J., and Patricia Hennesy of Long Branch, N.J.; father- and mother-in-law, Jim and Helen Jordan of New Paris; a niece, Tracey Ross of New Paris; and two grandchildren, Dominic and Arianna Mincieli.
Funeral Mass was Monday, Nov. 2, at Visitation Catholic Church, Eaton, with the Rev. Thomas Fitzsimmons officiating. Burial was in Springlawn Cemetery, New Paris.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Fund -- Preble County Unit, or to the Northwest Emergency Squad.
Teresa Hensley, 79, 305 Wayne Ave., Eaton, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, at Heartland of Eaton after an extended illness.
Born April 1, 1919, in London, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Stephen Douglas and Fannie (Hammons) Jones, and had lived in Preble County most of her life. She was a retired nurses' aide, and was a member of the Preble County Senior Citizens.
Survivors include three brothers, Earl Jones of Lakeland, Fla., Galen Jones of Richmond, Ind., and Alva Jones of Florida; nieces and nephews.
Her husband, James Hensley, died Oct. 5, 1986. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, June Darlene Hensley; two sisters, Ethel Graff and Cleda Mae McCormick; and a brother, Herman Jones.
Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 30, at Girton-Schmidt-Boucher Funeral Home, Eaton, with the Rev. Lowell T. Spencer officiating. Burial was in Fairmount Cemetery, Camden.
Helen K. Davis
Helen K. Davis, 82, of Eaton, died Monday, Oct. 26, at Greenbriar Nursing Center.
Born July 14, 1916, in Richmond, Ind., she was the daughter of the late William and Ella (Niewoehner) Daniels, and had lived in Preble County most of her life. She was a former member of Grace Lutheran Church, was a member of VFW Auxiliary Post 1108 of Richmond, Ind., and Eagles Auxiliary Aerie #2202 of Eaton.
Survivors include a son, Dan Quinn of Eaton; three daughters, Patricia Taylor, Carolyn Francis and Judy Richison, all of Eaton; three stepsons, Gary Milligan of Churubusco, Ind., Jim Davis of Richmond, Ind., and Phil Davis of Flower Mound, Texas; a stepdaughter, Rose Jensen of Richmond, Ind.
Also surviving are 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; five sisters, Rosella Schankel and June Bunting, both of Eaton, Emma Jean Coulter of Dayton, Doris Koeller of Brookville and Hazel Dubois of Albuquerque, N.M.; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by husband, James Ross Juday, in 1948; husband, William Nelson Quinn, in 1955; and husband, Earl D. Davis, in 1997; a sister, Viola Woltja Geeting; and two brothers, Vernon Daniels and Raymond Daniels.
Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 30, at Girton-Schmidt-Boucher Funeral Home, Eaton, with the Rev. Suzanne Dillahunt officiating. Burial was in Mound Hill Union Cemetery, Eaton.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Theodore Rohlfing, 85, of Ukiah, Calif., formerly of Preble County, died Monday, Oct. 26, in Ukiah.
He was born Jan. 29, 1913, in Taylorville, Ill. He had been a Pan Am Airlines flight engineer before retiring. He was a member of the Ukiah Prop Busters Radio Controlled Airplanes, Ukiah Elks Club, Pan Am Flight Engineers Association, and was a member of the Ukiah First Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Rohlfing, in 1993; and a daughter, Gaeyle Ann Melvin.
Survivors include a daughter, Rochelle Brengmen of San Jose, Calif.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a cousin; and a niece.
Graveside services were Monday, Nov. 2, at Fairview Cemetery, West Alexandria. Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, West Alexandria, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Betty J. Layne
Betty J. Layne, 42, of West Carrollton, died Friday, Oct. 30, at her home.
She was preceded in death by her father, Orville L. Arahood.
Survivors include her mother, Emma Arahood; her husband, David Layne; a son, David A. Layne Jr.; stepdaughters, Sherri Langhman and Amy Kapinus; brothers and sisters, Paul and Janis Arahood, Shirley and Frank Wood, Dianna and Larry Davis, Ronald and Kate Arahood, Cathy and Jack Hagan; four grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Monday, Nov. 2, at Barclay Funeral Home, Kettering, with the Rev. Ron Pauley officiating.
Stanley A. Webb
Stanley A. Webb, 91, of 1601 S. 14th St., Richmond, Ind., died Wednesday, Oct. 28, at Reid Hospital.
Born March 24, 1907, in Eaton, he was the son of Edward and Jane (Huffman) Webb, and had lived in Richmond all his life. He retired from Wayne Works in 1972, and was a member of Central Baptist Church.
Survivors include seven sons, Larry Webb of Cambridge City, Ind., Herbert Webb of Dewey, Ariz., Darlton Webb of Bon Aqua, Tenn., Myron Webb of Weatherford, Okla., Lee Webb and Rick Damrell, both of Richmond, Ind., and Dan Damrell of Virginia.
Also surviving are five daughters, Evelyn Hessley of Geneva, Ohio, Joyce Grays of Ellenton, Fla., Norma Day of West Alexandria, Patricia Smith of Leon, Kan., and Phala Harrison of Richmond, Ind.; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two wives, Edna Webb and Grace Webb Watkins.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Nov. 3, at Central Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Maples officiating. Burial was in Goshen Cemetery, Richmond, Ind. Jones-Klute-Lamb Funeral Home, Richmond, Ind., was in charge of arrangements.
Donna P. Winfield
Donna P. Winfield, 90, formerly of East Springfield Street, Dayton, died Saturday morning, Oct. 31, at Heartland of Eaton, where she had been a resident since April.
Born April 6, 1908, in Hardin County, Ohio, she was the daughter of Clifford O. and Elizabeth (Richards) Price.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph J. Winfield, in 1974; four brothers, Perry Price, Ernest Price, Lewis Price and Edison Price; and a sister, Erma Scott.
Survivors include two nieces, Bernice Case and Shirley Ferriell; nine great-nieces and -nephews, Boyd Case, Greg Case, Gliena Case, Juanita Lorig, Clarence Case, Eddie Case, Sandy Keller, Harold Gray and Nancy Joy; 11 great-great-nieces and -nephews; and several great-great-great-nieces and -nephews.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Nov. 3, at Barnes Funeral Home-Eaton Chapel, with the Rev. Don Boyer officiating. Burial was in Sugar Grove Cemetery near West Alexandria.