HOLMESVILLE -- Mavis Lorrene Salisbury, 64, of Holmesville, died Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 15, 2002, at Sunset View Castle Nursing Home, Millersburg, following an extended illness.
Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Carl Wilson Funeral Home, Clay, W.Va. with the Rev. Mike Schoonover officiating. Burial will be at the Koch Cemetery, Clay.
Friends may call at Carl Wilson Funeral Home, Clay, W.Va. from 6-8 p.m. Friday and from 7-9 p.m. tonight (Thursday) at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg.
She was born Oct. 15, 1938, in Fola, W.Va. to Laken and Mildred (Jeffers) Holcomb and married Jackson D. Salisbury on Oct. 5, 1956. He survives.
Surviving in addition to her husband are five children and their spouses, Steven Salisbury, Michael and Mary Salisbury, Randall Salisbury and David Salisbury, all of Holmesville and Lida and Gary Rood of Deltona, Fla.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; her mother, Mildred Holcomb of Fola, W.Va. and five sisters and their spouses, Nancy and David Thomas of Lucas, Gwin Osborne of Bickmore, W.Va., Sue and Richard Clements of Orlando, Fla., Carol Flora of Oviedo, Fla. and Racheal and David Duff of Elkview, W.Va.
ORRVILLE -- Carl R. Norr, 93, of Orrville and formerly of Kidron and Berne, Ind., died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2002, at Regency Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Orrville, where he had been a resident for the past five years.
He was born (and raised) in Adams County, Ind. on Oct. 24, 1908, to William and Philippine (Sprunger) Norr and married Lena Amstutz on Jan. 3, 1936. She died Nov. 20, 2001.
He is survived by children, Rosanna (the Rev. Paul) Tobias of Markleton, Pa., Ray (Mary) Norr of Kidron, Jack (Nettie) Norr of Shreve, and Tobias Norr of Lakeland, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Agnes Pyle of Florida, Edna Liechty and Georgia Amstutz, both of Berne, Ind.
Services will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at First Mennonite Church in Berne, Ind. Burial will be in the M.R.E. Cemetery in Berne.
Friends may call two hours prior to services at the church.
Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne, Ind. is handling the Indiana arrangements.
Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton is handling local arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee.
CANYON LAKE, Texas -- Memorial services will be held on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2002 at 2 p.m. for Donald Edward Davis. The service will be at First Baptist Church, 246 N. Market St., Wooster, with the Rev. Ermon French officiating.
Donald Edward Davis, 49, of Canyon Lake, Texas, passed away on Sept. 30, 2002, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio.
Don was born May 5, 1953, in St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, Ind., to Helen M. (Ricketts) Davis and Lester L. Davis Sr.
Don is survived by his parents of Wooster, Ohio; a brother, Les Davis Jr. of Wooster; four aunts; six uncles; a nephew and numerous cousins.
A memorial service was held on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 4 p.m. at Assumption Chapel, St. Mary's University with the Rev. Dr. Bob O'Connor officiating. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in the guest book at www.porterloring.com by selecting the Sign and View Family Guestbook icon. Arrangements were handled by Porter Loring, 1101 McCullough -- 227-8221. The family received friends Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. at Porter Loring on McCullough, San Antonio.
Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. at Mount Vernon General Baptist Church, with Dr. Franklin Dumond of General Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Ind., and the Rev. Ermon French of First Baptist Church of Wooster, officiating. Burial was in the Bellefontaine Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Ind.
Friends called Sunday, Oct. 6 from 2-8 p.m. at Austin Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Ind.
Memorial contributions may be made to the "Prof. Donald E. Davis Memorial Fund for Student Success at St. Mary's University." Please make the check to St. Mary's University and a notation below: For: D.E. Davis Memorial Fund. The address is: Dr. Jerome Matz, Box 79, Dept. of Sociology, St. Mary's University, One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228-8579 or to First Baptist Church, 246 N. Market St., Wooster, Ohio 44691.
SMITHVILLE -- Ruth M. Hoff, 72, 5081 Geyers Chapel Road, died unexpectedly Monday evening, Oct. 14, 2002, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital, Wadsworth.
Services will be Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at 1:30 p.m. at Gresser Funeral Home in Orrville with Pastor Frank Miliron officiating. Burial will be at Smithville Cemetery, Smithville.
Visitation will be held at Gresser Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6-9.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kidney Foundation of Wayne County, 442 N. Market St., Wooster 44691 or American Cancer Society, Wayne County Branch, 1740 Cleveland Road, Wooster 44691.
She was born Aug. 5, 1930, in Orrville to Frederick and Mary (Leudemann) Gordon and married Donald C. Hoff on July 2, 1949. He died June 4, 1976.
Surviving are a son, Richard (Joan) Hoff of Smithville; daughters, Joan (Robert) Boyes of Wooster, Marilyn Hoff of Wooster and Debbie (Jim) Shaffer of Apple Creek; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, John Gordon and Robert Gordon, both of Smithville and sisters, Helen Case of Brunswick, Freda Eggeman of Wadsworth and Ninetta McKeal of Smithville.
WOOSTER -- Sevilla Reidenbach, 85, of Wooster, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, at Horn Nursing Center in Wooster.
Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church with the Rev. Dr. Alan E. Nathan officiating. Interment will follow in Wooster Cemetery.
Friends will be received at McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, on Thursday evening from 6-8.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Zion Lutheran Church, 301 N. Market St., Wooster 44691 or to Hospice of Wayne County, 2525-A Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691 in her memory.
Born Oct. 25, 1916, in Wayne County, she was the daughter of Joseph and Fannie (Yoder) Yoder and married Elden H. Reidenbach. He died in 1996
Surviving are son-in-law, James Keim of Wooster; a sister, Katherine Reidenbach of Wooster; two granddaughters and a great-grandson.
WOOSTER -- Harold D. "Butch" Rudy, 66, of Wooster, died Monday, Oct., 14, 2002, in the emergency room of Wooster Community Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Apple Creek with the Rev. Bert C. Ambrose Jr. officiating. Cremation will follow with the interment of his ashes in Westlawn in Mount Eaton.
Friends may call tonight (Wednesday) from 6-9 at Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton.
Memorials may be made to Waynedale Athletic Booster Club, P.O. Box 504, Apple Creek 44606 or St. Peter's United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 205, Apple Creek 44606.
He was born Aug. 1, 1936, in Mount Eaton to Charles C. and Gertrude (Nelson) Rudy. On April 2, 1955, he married Beulah "BJ" Combs. She survives.
Also surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Rhonda and Les Durstine of Wooster and Sandi and Kirby Kiser of Apple Creek; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Patti Rudy of Wooster; seven grandchildren and a brother, Carl Rudy of Massillon.
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH, Fla. -- Pamela J. Vaughan, 63, of Indian Rocks Beach, Fla. died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at Morton Plant Hospital, after an extended battle with cancer.
Pam is survived by her husband of 43 1/2 years, Paul R. Vaughan; five children, Eric of Denver, Colo., Natalie Russell of Nyack, N.Y., Victoria Miller of Largo, Fla., Meghan Ballou of Cincinnati and Amy Vaughan of New Orleans, La.; five grandchildren; her mother, Margarette Edwards and a sister, Margo Shackart.
Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Moss-Feaster Funeral Home, 13401 Indian Rocks Road, Largo, Fla.
Friends may call Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
RITTMAN -- Margaret Wiley, 55, of Rittman, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at Rittman Nursing and Rehabilitation.
Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Armstrong-Waite Funeral Home, state Route 3, Seville. Burial will be at Mound Hill Cemetery in Seville.
Friends may call Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to help defray funeral expenses in care of Armstrong-Waite Funeral Home in Margaret Wiley's memory.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Denise Wiley and Jeff Hines of Rittman; son and daughter-in-law, William Dean and Sharon Wiley of Medina; six grandchildren and brothers, David Green of Creston, Pete Green of Medina and Allen Green.
COSHOCTON -- Gloria Ann Baisden, 67, 2580 S. Lawn Ext., died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital, after a long illness.
Services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with the Rev. David S. Adkins officiating. Burial will be in New Castle Cemetery.
Friends may call tonight (Tuesday) from 6-9 at the funeral home and until time of service on Wednesday.
She was born July 7, 1935, in West Hamlin, W.Va. to Linsy and Hattie (Tooley) Adkins and married Junior E. Baisden on Aug. 1, 1952. He died on June 6, 1987.
Surviving are five daughters, Sharon Stephenson of Wooster, Reba (Harry) Gracyk of Coshocton, Audrey (Eric) Franklin of Wooster, Debroah Sammons (Doug Crossley) and Charlotte Gruen, both of Coshocton; three sons, David Baisden of Mesa, Ariz., Michael Baisden and Stephen (Rebecca) Baisden, both of Coshocton; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; five brothers, Cebert (Joyce) Adkins of Huntington, W.Va., Edward (Lucy) Adkins of Circleville, David (Isabelle) Adkins of Killbuck, Clarance (Linda) Adkins of Highland, Mich. and Cledus (Dessie) Adkins of Wooster and many nieces and nephews.
LOUDONVILLE -- Freida L. Krupp, 76, 233 S. Adams St., Loudonville, died Sunday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2002, at MedCentral/Mansfield Hospital.
Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Loudonville, with the Rev. Terry E. Ruther officiating. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park.
Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Loudonville-Perrysville Athletic Boosters Inc., or Zion Lutheran Church.
She was born April 12, 1926, in Ashland County to Alvin and Lottie (Eyman) Metcalf and married Kenneth K. Krupp. He died previously.
Surviving are her daughter, Ruby Weber of Loudonville; two sons, Kenneth Krupp and Kevin Krupp, both of Loudonville; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and three sisters, Mildred Easterday of Lake Fork, Ruby Magee of Mansfield and Norma Young of Loudonville.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Larry L. Schlabach, 55, 7901 Campbell Road, Sarasota, Fla. 34240, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, of a massive heart attack.
Services were held at Bay Shore Mennonite Church Oct. 5, 2002.
Memorial Donations may be made to Sarasota Christian School, 5415 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota, Fla. 34232.
He was born in Parnell, Iowa and moved to Sarasota, Fla. in 1967.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Kay (Mumaw) Schlabach, formerly of Wooster; sons, Scott, Brad and his wife Amy of Sarasota, Fla.; a daughter, Jodi Showalter of Lynchburg, Va.; three grandchildren; brothers, Alvin Ray and Duane of Iowa, Maynard of Sarasota; and sisters, Arlene Nisley and Annie Irene Snyder of Iowa and Savilla Stutzman and Celesta Richer of Florida.
WOOSTER -- Pamela Spicer-Kirk, a proud mother and educator, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Sept. 15, 1961, in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are her husband, Joe Kirk; her parents, Jim and Stella (Madias) Spicer of Mount Vernon; two sons, Daniel and Adam Kirk; a stepson, Timothy Kirk; two stepdaughters, Valerie and Nicole Kirk; three sisters, Denise (Mike) McGough of Mount Vernon, Darla (Todd) Watkins of Mason and Paula Spicer of Mount Vernon and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends may call Wednesday from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at First Church of the Nazarene, 807 Coshocton Ave., Mount Vernon, with her pastor, the Rev. James Collier, officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial services will be held in Wooster on Friday at 4 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 621 College Ave.
A memorial fund is being established to benefit her sons and contributions can be made through the family, left at the funeral home or to the Joyful Child Trust, in care of National City Bank, 23 Public Square, Mount Vernon 43050.
RITTMAN -- Frances P. Tawney, 72, 2636 Stewart Road, died Sunday evening, Oct. 13, 2002, at Medina General Hospital in Medina, following a period of declining health.
Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Auble Funeral Home in Orrville with the Rev. Mark Brazle officiating. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.
Friends may call Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences and registry may be recorded at www.aublefuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Haven of Rest Ministries, P.O. Box 547, Akron 44309-0547.
She was born July 27, 1930, in Royal, Pa. to George and Daisy (Wilkins) Stanton and married Oral M. Tawney on July 1, 1950, in Orrville. He survives.
Surviving in addition to her husband are a daughter, Deborah Tomes of Rittman; a granddaughter and a sister, Loraine "Betty" Stanton of Phoenix.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Thomas LeRoy Gatz, formerly of Shreve, died on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at Bay Pines VA Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., after battling cancer for five months.
He was born on Oct. 17, 1942, in Detroit, Mich.
Surviving are his mother, Elinor A. Gatz of Wooster; his siblings, Dr. Alan C. Gatz of Wooster, Laura Z. (Del) Woodring of Overton and Edie A. Gatz of St. Petersburg, Fla. Also five nephews and one niece survive.
A special memorial service, officiated by the Rev. Robert Meyer is planned for Thursday, Oct. 17, at Wayne Presbyterian Church, 7152 Burbank Road (Route 83), Wooster at 6 p.m.
WALNUT CREEK -- Evelyn F. Mishler, 85, lifelong resident of Walnut Creek, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at Walnut Hills Nursing Home.
Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Walnut Creek Mennonite Church with the Revs. Ross Miller and Matt Hamsher officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Walnut Creek Mennonite Church and Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements are being handled by Butler-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek.
Memorial contributions may be made to Walnut Creek Mennonite Church, P.O. Box 182, Walnut Creek 44687.
She was born May 9, 1917, in Walnut Creek, to Noah E. and Angeline (Alpeter) Miller.
Surviving are her husband of 64 years, Lloyd Mishler, whom she married Aug. 6, 1938; a daughter, Elaine (David) Hyer of New Philadelphia; a son, Colin (Julia) Mishler of Berlin; four grandchildren and a sister, Pauline Miller of Sugarcreek.