DUNDEE -- Geneva Smith, 74, 8666 Walnut Creek Bottom Road, died Sunday, July 15, 2001, at Hennis Care Center in Dover.
Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sugarcreek, with the Rev. Daniel Legg officiating. Burial will be at Dundee Cemetery.
Friends may call tonight (Tuesday) from 5-8 at the funeral home.
The family suggests contributions be made to Dundee United Methodist Church.
She was born Nov. 20, 1927, in Stark County, to Dwight and Elsie Miller.
Surviving are children, Cheryl (Donald) Weaver and David (Nancy) Smith, both of Dover, Diane Smith and John (Ronda) Smith, both of Dundee; four grandchildren; a great-grandson; a brother, Junior Miller of Bolivar; and a sister, Mildred Billeter of Canton.
SULLIVAN -- Richard H. Sifread, 78, of Sullivan, died Monday, July 16, 2001, at his home after a brief illness.
He was the uncle of Patricia (Ronald) Alexander of Polk and Joan (Ronald) Clevidence of Burbank.
Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Parker & Son Funeral Home in Lodi, with Pastor William Reyes officiating. Burial will be at Southview Cemetery in Sullivan.
Friends may call Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
He was born Oct. 18, 1922, in Avon Lake, to Harry and Nellie (Dibble) Sifread.
Other survivors include two nieces and two nephews.
ASHLAND -- Sylvia Schodowski, 77, formerly of Smith Road, died early Saturday morning, July 14, 2001, at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home.
Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at King Road Alliance Church with the Rev. William J. Brown officiating. Burial will be at Reedsburg Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to King Road Alliance Church, 1425 King Road, Ashland 44805.
Denbow-Primm-Kemery Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Oct. 27, 1923, in Wayne County, to Francis E. and Zilla V. (Swartz) Shoup and married Edward C. Schodowski on June 15, 1950. He died Jan. 19, 1974.
Surviving are many cousins including Nellie Stuller and Treva Pinnicks, both of Wooster.
DALTON -- Sarah E. Smith, 85, of Dalton and formerly of Lima, died Sunday, July 15, 2001, at the home of her son, Ronald Smith, following a brief illness.
A memorial visitation will be held tonight (Monday) from 7-9 p.m. at Valley View School, 15723 Hackett Road, near Kidron.
Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Siferd Funeral Home in Lima. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Lima.
Friends may call Tuesday from 5-9 p.m. at Siferd Funeral Home.
Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton is in charge of local arrangements.
MILLERSBURG -- Lucy A. McDowell, 80, 661 S. Monroe St., died Saturday, July 14, 2001, at her home.
Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, with the Rev. David Carrick officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the funeral home on Tuesday.
The family suggests contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, P.O. Box 182039 Dept. 013, Columbus 43218-2039.
Lucy was born Jan. 5, 1921, in Holmes County, to Horace and Sadie (Rinehart) Mohr and married Paul B. McDowell on Dec. 12, 1937. He preceded her in death on Sept. 22, 1997.
Surviving are her children, Beverly (Bill) Wachtel of Nashville and Wayne (Cindy) McDowell of Millersburg; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
APPLE CREEK -- Lyman H. Tucker, 84, of Apple Creek, died Saturday, July 14, 2001, at West View Manor Nursing Home in Wooster, following a period of declining health.
Services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton with the Rev. Ralph Dovenbarger officiating. Burial will be at Apple Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call Saturday from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home.
He was born in Burlington, N.C., on April 11, 1917, to Lyman A. and Nell (Lowber) Tucker. On Oct. 8, 1938, he married Rose W. Wilson. She died on May 22, 1996.
He is survived by nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to Apple Creek Volunteer Fire Department.
NAVARRE -- Gladys D. Robinson, 96, of Navarre, died Saturday morning, July 14, 2001, at Massillon Community Hospital in Massillon, following a sudden illness.
Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at the Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg with Pastor Tom Shank officiating. Burial will be at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg.
Friends may call tonight (Sunday) from 7-9 at the funeral home.
She was born June 23, 1905 in Tuscarawas County and was the daughter of Lewis and Ellen (Olinger) Snyder. She married Roy Richard Robinson and he preceded her in death in 1970.
Surviving are a son, Kenneth Robinson of Navarre; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren and a sister, Vera Smith of Newcomerstown.
PORT RICHEY, Fla. -- Ralph W. Bersch, 70, 7700 Ilex Drive and formerly of Wooster, died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at his home.
Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home. Wooster with the Rev. Alan Bevere officiating. Burial will be at East Union Cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
He was born Aug. 26, 1930, in Wooster to Merle J. and Estella B. (Sigler) Bersch.
Surviving are his wife, Reita M. (Halliwell) Bersch, whom he married May 4, 1949; children Ralph E. of Wooster, Terry "Yogi" of West Salem, George R. of Burbank and Lois A. McCarty and Donna Ames, both of Hudson, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
BUTLER -- Mary M. McFadden, 90, formerly of 3822 Hildebrant Road, died Thursday evening, July 12, 2001, at Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville, after an extended illness.
Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville, with the Rev. Wade Wolf officiating. Burial will be at Bunker Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pine Run Church of God, 733 County Road 3275, Loudonville 44842.
She was born June 8, 1911, in Jelloway to Josephus and Maude (Hiner) Erwin and married Harry Virgil McFadden. He died in 1999.
Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Harry V. and Margaret McFadden of Tenstrike, Minn.; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Ray Erwin of Butler.
DOYLESTOWN -- Ruth C. Smith, 80, died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital.
She was born July 8, 1921, in Summit County to Ralph and Helen (Prince) Hammel. She married Joseph C. Smith on March 17, 1943. He preceded her in death in 1989.
She is survived by sons Gordon Smith of Greenville, S.C., and Tom (Joann Bodurtha) Smith of Ashland, Va.; daughters Catherine "Katie" Smith of Doylestown and her fiance, Richard Miller, and Ann Frase of Smithville; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Edna Marie Bognar of Akron.
Funeral service will be Monday at 11 a.m., at Doylestown United Methodist Church with the Rev. James H. Humphrey and the Rev. Lynn Garth officiating. Burial will be at Chestnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call today (Sunday) from 2-5 p.m. at Zak-Monbarren Funeral Home in Doylestown or Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 1900 W. Market St., Akron 44313; or to Wayne County Hospice, 2525-A Back Orrville Road, Wooster, 44691.
MILLERSBURG -- Robert W. Tinlin, 67, of Millersburg, died Tuesday morning, July 10, 2001, at Sunset View Nursing Home, Millersburg, following an extended illness.
Private funeral services will be held Friday with Pastor Charles Lunsford officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Millersburg.
There will be no calling hours.
Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, is handling arrangements.
Family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Wayne County, 2525-A Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691.
He was born Feb. 2, 1934, in Harlem Springs, and was the son of William J. and Marquerite (Algeo) Tinlin. On Sept. 7, 1956, he married Mary Ann Norman and she survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are four children and their spouses, Douglas and Pam Tinlin of Beaver, Pa., William and Susan Tinlin of Sugarcreek, Diane and Bob Pawley of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Rebecca and Brad Eppley of Millersburg; eight grandchildren; an aunt; and two cousins.
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Dorothy C. (Callender) Konkle, 88, of Shorewood Commons and formerly of Wooster, died Wednesday morning, July 11, 2001, of heart failure, at her home.
Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Macken Colonial Chapel in Rochester, Minn., with the Rev. Elizabeth Lopez officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Paws and Claws or to a charity of the donor's choice.
She was born Feb. 18, 1913, in Painesville, and married Ward W. Konkle on July 18, 1931, in Painesville. He died Feb. 12, 1998.
Surviving are a daughter, Patricia (John D.) Wade of Rochester, Minn.; sons, Ronald Konkle of Alamo, Calif. and Alan Konkle of Manakin-Sabot, Va.; four grandsons; six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson.
COLUMBUS -- Mazie M. Snyder, 89, of Columbus, died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at Eastland Care Center in Columbus.
Services will be Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home, 4171 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, with minister Kathy C. Taylor officiating. Burial will be at Killbuck Cemetery in Killbuck at 3 p.m.
Friends may call today (Friday) from 2-4 and 6-8 at the funeral home.
She was born May 3, 1912, in Holmes County, to Albert and Mary Jane (Horn) Bell and married Jesse R. Snyder. He died previously.
Surviving are four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
ABBEVILLE, S.C. -- Clara L. (Hochstetler) Miller, 71, 2045 Highway 20, died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at Abbeville County Hospital.
Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Cold Springs Mennonite Church in Abbeville, S.C., with Pastors Merl Beiler and Ernest Hochstetler officiating.
A memorial service and burial will be conducted Sunday at 10 a.m. at Belvidere Mennonite Church Cemetery in Belvidere, Tenn. with Pastor Stephen Beachy officiating.
The family will receive friends at Cold Springs Mennonite Church tonight (Thursday) from 6-8.
Harris Funeral Home, Abbeville, S.C., is handling arrangements.
She was born in Millersburg to Levi J. and Mary (Miller) Hochstetler and married Abe Miller Jr. He died previously.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Paul (Miriam) Zook and Mrs. Robert (Rhoda) Miller, both of Abbeville, S.C.; two sons, Mark Miller of Belvidere, Tenn. and Steve Miller of Franklin, Ky.; 10 grandchildren; two brothers, Ivan L. Hochstetler and John L. Hochstetler, both of Millersburg and two sisters, Mrs. Martin (Erma) Slabaugh of Orrville and Mrs. Willis (Sara) Coblentz of Walnut Creek.
STERLING -- Estella M. Gable-Tanner, 77, 7985 E. Pleasant Home Road and formerly of Wooster, died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at Akron General Medical Center.
Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at McIntire, Davis and Greene Funeral Home, Wooster, with the Rev. John Copus officiating. Burial will be at Wooster Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Cry of the Children Relief Fund, in care of Foursquare Gospel Church, 3666 Friendsville Road, Wooster 44691.
She was born Nov. 23, 1923, in Wooster, to Harris Elmer and Mary (Ley) Bott.
Surviving are her husband, Richard Tanner; children, Gerald and Charlotte Gable and Consuelo and Robert Hart, all of Wooster, David and Kim Gable of Seville and Mary Catherine and Jeff Rohr of Wooster; and six grandchildren.
Her first husband, Roy W. Gable, died Dec. 8, 1976.
CRESTON -- Charles W. Allen, 70, 207 Stebbins Drive, died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at his home, following a lengthy illness.
Private family services will be held with the Rev. James McCurdy officiating. Burial will be at Jackson Cemetery.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wayne County, 2525-A Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691; or Creston Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 13070 Cleveland Road, Creston 44217.
Arrangements are being handled by Murray Funeral Home in Creston.
He was born Oct. 10, 1930, in Creston, to Floyd and Gail (McIlvaine) Allen and was raised by his Aunt and Uncle, Ruth and Nellis Linter. He married Sally Kratzer on June 11, 1954. She survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are sons, Steve and wife, Rosemary of New Market, Md., Jon and wife, Tina of Seville and Mike and wife, Nanette of Kill Devil Hills, N.C.; a daughter, Jill and husband, Henry Woodard of University Heights; nine grandchildren and brothers, Richard Allen of Creston and Don Allen of Seville.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Robert B. Boreman, 57, 28 S. Oak Forest Drive, died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at his residence.
Services will be Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road, Arden, N.C., with the Rev. Don Welborn officiating. Burial will be at Western North Carolina Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.
Friends may call tonight (Thursday) from 7-8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice of one of the United Way agencies.
He was born in Abilene, Texas, to Robert Eugene and Virginia (Kuhn) Boreman and was raised in Ashland.
Surviving are his wife, Sherry (Mackey) Boreman of Asheville, N.C.; a daughter, Kara J. Rice of Morehead City, N.C.; a son, Trent R. Boreman of Charlotte, N.C.; five grandchildren; his mother of Ashland; three sisters, Malena Puster of Ashland, Nancy Young of Hayesville and Judy Mowrer of Wooster and a brother, Tom Boreman of Wooster.