MARSHALLVILLE -- Hermina "Minnie" Marshall, 84, of Marshallville, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2001.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, with Father David McCarthy as celebrant. Burial will be at Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at Zak-Monbarren Funeral Home in Doylestown, where the rosary will be at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse Service Hospice, 3358 Ridgewood Road, Akron 44333.
She is survived by children, Bill (Beverly) Marshall of Rittman, Kenneth Marshall of Marshallville and Karen (Ronald) Morgan of Doylestown; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Paul Marshall, died previously.
MILLERSBURG -- Mary Ann "Nan" Hayes, 70, of Millersburg, formerly of Shaker Heights, died Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2001, at Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg, after a short illness.
Private burial will be at a later date. There will be no calling hours. Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, is handling arrangements.
The family suggests contributions be made to Cleveland National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
She was born Nov. 19, 1930, in Cleveland, to Edward P. and Mary (Mooney) Hayes.
Surviving are a brother, John D. (Beatrice) Hayes of Elyria; sisters, Ellen (John) Stevenson, Kathleen Markee and Mary McPolin, all of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
WOOSTER -- Charlotte A. Reesman, 73, formerly of 2536 Christmas Run, died Thursday evening, Oct. 26, 2001, at Sunrise Assisted Living, where she had been residing.
Memorial services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home in Wooster, with the Rev. Elizabeth McClain officiating. Burial will be at Wooster Cemetery.
Friends may call tonight (Saturday) from 7-9 at the funeral home.
Those who wish may make contributions to Hospice of Wayne County, 2525-A Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691; or to Julie Billiart School, 4982 Clubside Drive, Lyndhurst 44124.
She was born Jan. 25, 1928, in New Philadelphia, to Arthur and Eva (Haight) Renner and married George Reesman. He died May 5, 1994.
Surviving are a daughter, Deborah Eiger of Cleveland Heights; grandchildren, Lauren Hilton and Peter George Eiger; and a niece, Nancy Zantal of Dayton.
BURBANK -- Marceline D. Gray, 78, 2764 W. Easton Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital, after a period of declining health.
Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston, with the Rev. Donald Kuntz officiating. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Wooster.
Friends may call tonight (Friday) from 6-9 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Canaan United Methodist Church, in care of Goldia Stoll, 12141 Canaan Center Road, Creston 44217.
She was born Feb. 8, 1923, in Manhattan, N.Y., to Grant and Birdelle (Holland) Dunn and married Merle E. Gray on Jan. 25, 1942 in Oberlin. He died Jan. 3, 1993.
Surviving are children, Robert (Lucy) Gray of Burbank, William (Sharon) Gray of Wallace, W.Va., Dorothy (Harold) Dravenstott of West Salem, Kenneth (Rhonda) Gray of Norwich, Barbara (Greg) Corp of Creston and Deborah (Kevan) Davis of Wooster; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
LOUDONVILLE -- Dr. John Leland, 77, 527 N. Union St., died Wednesday evening, Oct. 24, 2001, at Wooster Community Hospital.
Memorial services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home in Loudonville, with the Rev. Howard Horton officiating.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Moody Bible Institute; or to Billy Graham Ministries.
He was born Jan. 2, 1924, in Superior, Wis., to Harry and Olga (Ler) Leland.
Surviving are children, John E. (Quinn) Leland of Kettering, Rita (Jesse) Carsey of Mansfield and Lisa Ann Leland of New York City; three grandchildren; and a sister, Marie Roberts of Superior, Wis.
SUGARCREEK -- Kenneth A. Putt, 83, formerly of Sugarcreek, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Ashland, after a brief illness.
Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sugarcreek, with the Rev. Kevin Farmwald officiating. Burial will be at East Lawn Cemetery in Sugarcreek.
Friends may call one hour prior to the services.
The family suggests contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 4815 Munson St., NW, Canton 44718.
He was born Aug. 5, 1918, in Auburn Township, to Arthur and Elsie (Roth) Putt and was married to Roberta A. Putt. She survives.
Other survivors include children, Jennie L. Kissel of Polk City, Fla., Timothy A. (Betty) Putt and Thomas R. (Judith) Putt, both of Greenwich and Theodore L. (Vickie) Putt of Willard; eight grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Reed and Grace Putt, both of Sugarcreek, Helen Steiner of Alliance and Thelma Banks of Ada; and a brother, Robert Putt of Arizona.
FREDERICKSBURG -- Annie Carolina "Ann" Gingerich, 72, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday morning, Oct. 25, 2001, at Sunset View Nursing Home in Millersburg.
Services will be Sunday at 9 a.m. at the John M. Shetler residence, 3758 Harrison Road, Fredericksburg, with Bishop Joe Hostetler officiating. Burial will be at the Yoder Cemetery, Holmes County.
Friends may call anytime at the residence.
Arrangements are being handled by Murray Funeral Home in Fredericksburg.
She was born June 8, 1929, in Arthur, Ill., to Ezra and Mary (Gingerich) Miller and married Omer Beiler on May 12, 1968. He died June 5, 1972. On Oct. 7, 1975, she married Levi E. Gingerich. He died March 3, 2001.
Surviving are stepchildren, Henry L. and Jacob L. Gingerich, both Wooster, Eli L. Gingerich Mrs. Eli H. (Katie) Miller and Mrs. John M. (Miriam) Shetler, all of Fredericksburg, William L. Gingerich of Hutchinson, Kan., Martha Yoder and Mrs. Eli D. (Melinda) Miller, both of Holmesville; 59 grandchildren; 116 great-grandchildren; sisters, Clara of Goshen, Ind., and Naomi of Kernersville, N.C.; and brothers, Ora of Millersburg and Eddie of Centreville, Mich.
KENOSHA, Wis. -- Christina Marie (Muehleisen) Felkner Skomp, 91, left this life peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at Sheridan Medical Complex in Kenosha, Wis.
Arrangements are being handled by Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home, 2002-52nd St., Kenosha, Wis.; (262) 658-4101.
She was born Nov. 7, 1909, in Canton, to Albert and Susie LaCotta Erne Muehleisen, the oldest of four daughters.
She married Paul Hempel on April 23, 1927. They were later divorced. On Aug. 3, 1941, she married Leo Felkner. He died May 22, 1975. She then married Lee Skomp on Feb. 3, 1976. He died Dec. 2, 1987.
Surviving are her daughter, Paula M. Gerber of Kenosha, Wis.; grandchildren, Kirt Gerber and Polly (Rudi) Zimmerman, both of Chicago, Ned Gerber of Sydney, Australia, and Kelly (Mark) Gerboth of Indianapolis; great-grandchildren, Ben, Robin and Debbie Gerboth; nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
DALTON -- William L. "Bill" Bosley, 85, 149 Lake Drive, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at his residence after a lengthy illness.
Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Christian & Missionary Alliance Church in Orrville, with the Rev. Ramsey Wallace officiating. Burial will be at Newman Creek Cemetery in North Lawrence.
Friends may call Saturday from 6-9 p.m. at Auble Funeral Home in Orrville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, 300 S. Walnut St., Orrville 44667.
Bill was born May 3, 1916, at his family home in Stark County, to Maynard William and Susan (Dapp) Bosley and married Doris Doll on June 20, 1937, in North Lawrence. She survives.
Other survivors include sons, Richard Lee "Dick" Bosley of Dalton and David Earl "Dave" Bosley of Moyock, N.C.; grandchildren, Tad (Chris) Bosley of Glenmont, Jennifer (Allen) Goodwin of Marshallville, Josh and Jake Kiba of Smithville; a great-grandson, Jeffery Goodwin of Marshallville; a brother, Ronald Bosley of North Lawrence; and sisters, Elizabeth Bosley of Dalton and Ruth (Harold) Feichter of North Lawrence.
WOOSTER -- Joseph W. Buren, 46, 2639 Shreve Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at his home from an apparent heart attack.
Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Schlabach Funeral Home in Shreve, with the Rev. Kenneth Walther officiating. Burial will be at Ripley Cemetery.
Friends may call Saturday anytime prior to the services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 437 S. Market St., Wooster 44691; or to a charity of the donor's choice.
Joseph was born June 2, 1955, in Millersburg, to Vernon C. and Louise (Manley) Buren.
Surviving are his mother; a sister, Pat (Ken) Lytle of Wooster; a brother, John C. (Ruth) Buren of Millersburg; nieces, Mary Ann Rottman, Julia Buren and Jennifer Mizer; a nephew, John M. Buren; and a great-nephew, Thomas J. Rottman.
CRESTON -- Sarah Ellyssa (Perkins) Stoltzfus, 24, 14111 Cleveland Road, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at her home after a brief illness.
Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Seville, with Daniel Stoltzfus and Alvin Mast officiating. Burial will be at Creston Maple Mound Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday from 6-9 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston.
Memorial contributions may be made to Creston Fire Department, P.O. Box 181, Creston 44217.
She was born Oct. 13, 1977, in Barberton, to Freddie and Bunny (Fellows) Perkins and married Ervin Stoltzfus on June 5, 1999. He survives.
Other survivors include her parents of Creston; brothers, Sean (Laura) Perkins, Seth and Scott Perkins, all of Creston; sisters, Shannen (Dave) Fisher of Stevens, Pa., and Stacy Perkins of Creston; grandparents, William and Marjorie Fellows of Wadsworth and Donald Perkins of Creston; her mother and father-in-law, Amos and Sadie Stoltzfus of Strasburg, Pa.; and brothers and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles and cousins.
COLUMBUS -- Thomas H. James, 87, of Columbus, formerly of Holmes County, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2001, at his home.
Graveside services will be Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Otterbein Cemetery in Westerville, with Chaplain Larry Baker officiating.
Friends may call Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville.
Surviving are a son, Thomas (Cheyann) James of St. Clairsville; grandsons, Tom (Renee) James of Chicago, and Todd (Melissa) James of St. Clairsville; four great-grandchildren; and special friends, Elsie Sorgini, Francie Goings, Bruce Ford, Charlie Hall, Bill Tomlinson and Joe Milano, all of Columbus.
His wife, Esther M. James, died previously.
DANVILLE -- John J. Miller, 93, 23400 College Hill Road, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001, at his home.
Services will be Friday at 9:30 a.m. at the Joseph Schrock residence, 22360 Doup Road, Danville, with Bishop Monroe Hochstetler officiating. Burial will be at Hostetler Cemetery, Brown Township, Knox County.
Friends may call anytime today (Thursday) at the family home.
Arrangements are being handled by Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home in Loudonville.
He was born Nov. 14, 1907, in Wayne County, to Joni and Lizzie (Hostetler) Miller and married Lydia Shetler on Nov. 27, 1930. She died in 1984.
Surviving are children, Eli J. (Lydia) Miller, Uriah J. (Fannie) Miller and Emma (Sam) Hostetler, all of Fredericksburg, Dan J. (Katie) Miller of Apple Creek, Johnny (Mary) Miller Jr. and William J. (Ella) Miller, both of Holmesville, Joni J. (Emma Sue) Miller of the home, Mary (Tobe) Hostetler, Elizabeth (William) Hostetler and Katherine (Edward) Hochstetler, all of Danville and Susie (Andrew) Miller of Loudonville; 112 grandchildren; 347 great-grandchildren; brothers, Eli Miller of Stuarts Draft, Va., and Joni Miller of Oakland, Md.; and a sister, Barbara Shetler of Apple Creek.
LOUDONVILLE -- Kathryn I. Heichel, 96, 803 S. Mount Vernon Ave., died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001, at Colonial Manor Health Care Center in Loudonville, after an extended illness.
Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home in Loudonville, with the Rev. Terry E. Ruther officiating. Burial will be at Loudonville Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to the services.
Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 222 E. Main St., Loudonville 44842.
She was born July 23, 1905, in Mansfield, to James P. and Ione J. (Shaver) Lantz and married Forest J. Heichel. He died in 1983.
Surviving are nephews, Bill (Lorene) Heichel of Loudonville and Howard (Linda) Imhoff of Sterling, Va.
SUGARCREEK -- Junior Dean "J.D." Trachsel, 76, of Sugarcreek, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2001, at Union Hospital.
Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Sugarcreek Church of the Brethren, with the Revs. Dick Marshall and Wayne Harman officiating. Burial will be at East Lawn Cemetery.
There will be no calling hours. Butler-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heifer Project International, in care of Sugarcreek Church of the Brethren, 144 Yoder Ave., Sugarcreek 44681.
He was born Aug. 22, 1925, in Sugarcreek, to Walter and Mary A. (Finzer) Trachsel and married Mabel Harman on May 3, 1946. She survives.
Other survivors include sons, Jeffrey (Jean) Trachsel of North Manchester, Ind., Gary (Candace) Trachsel of Baltic, Daniel (Jill) Trachsel of Nappanee, Ind., and David Trachsel of Sugarcreek; a son-in-law, James Kart of Fort Wayne, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and a sister, Vera Weymouth of Sugarcreek.
MILLERSBURG -- Edna Belle Miller, 61, 6270 Township Road 323, died Tuesday evening, Oct. 23, 2001, at Aultman Hospital in Canton.
Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Millersburg Church of Christ, with the Rev. Scott Spencer officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg.
Friends may call Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the church.
Arrangements are being handled by Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg.
The family suggests contributions be made to the American Heart Association.
She was born Oct. 16, 1940, in Mannington, W.Va., to Ralph V. and Cindy Pearl (Mike) Sturgeon and married Wayne E. Miller on Dec. 16, 1969. He survives.
Other survivors include children, Donnie (Teresa) Miller and Donna (Dana) Moorhead, both of Millersburg and Wayne Miller Jr. of the home; 10 grandchildren; sisters, Ruby Anderson of Virginia, Alice Neer of Warren, Pansy Williams of Mannington, W.Va., Georgie Belt of Millersburg and Emma (Richard) Rebold of Fairview, W.Va.; and brothers, Tommy (Beverly) Sturgeon of Rachel, W.Va., and Richard (Dottie) Sturgeon of Farmington, W.Va.
WESTERVILLE -- Edna M. (Snyder) Smith Miller, of the Village of Westerville, Westerville, died Monday, April 16, 2001, in her apartment.
She was born on Feb. 19, 1913, to Andrew C. and Minnie Jane (Berry) Snyder and married Harold A. Smith in 1930. He died in 1977. She then married Arthur R. Miller in 1981. He died in January 1999.
She is survived by her two sons, R. Frederick Smith (Barbara) of Westerville and Dr. David H. Smith (Jeanne) of Honolulu, Hawaii; 14 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at McIntire, Davis and Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Saturday, April 21, at 1 p.m.
Calling hours will be held one hour preceding the service.
Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Wooster First Church of God Music Fund.