Matthew Allen Brocklesby was stillborn at 1:01 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005, at Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus.
He was a son of John A. and Glory A. (Orians) Brocklesby. They survive in Upper Sandusky.
Also surviving are maternal grandparents Annette Orians and Vernon Orians, Upper Sandusky; and paternal grandparents, Robert Brocklesby, Carey; and Sue Gibson Fisher, Ashland, Ky.
Graveside services will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in Oak Hill Cemetery. Bringman-Clark and Co. Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Matthew A. Brocklesby Memorial Fund in care of Bringman-Clark and Co. Funeral Home, 226 E. Wyandot Ave., Upper Sandusky OH 43351, Mansfield OH 44903.
CAREY - Robert R. Coakley, formerly of Wharton and more recently of 1065 Halbedel Drive, Upper Sandusky, died at his residence at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005. He was 77.
Born in Carey on June 11, 1927, he was a son of David H. and Nellie M. (Drummond) Coakley. He and his wife, Dolores, were married in Carey on March 1, 1954. She survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Michael and Jeffrey, Upper Sandusky; two granddaughters, Emily and Jordan; a brother, George, Carey; and a sister, Goldia Coakley, Wharton. He was preceded in death by two infant sons, Robert and David; an infant daughter, Kathy; and a sister, Martha Trausch.
Mr. Coakley was a union sheet metal worker for Local No. 24 of Dayton, and previously had worked for the city of Bucyrus, Dible and Sons Heating and Plumbing in Carey and Weithman Brothers Construction in Galion.
He was of Methodist faith.
Mr. Coakley was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of VFW Post No. 3759, American Legion Post No. 344 and Eagles Aerie No. 2198, all of Carey, and AMVETS No. 777, Upper Sandusky. During his 40 years in Wharton, he served on the Wharton Volunteer Fire Department, its park board and board of public affairs.
The funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home in Carey, with the Rev. Wayne Geissinger officiating. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, Carey, where local veteransí organizations will conduct military graveside rites. Visitation is at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wyandot County or Wyandot Memorial Hospital in care of Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay St., Carey OH 43316.
CAREY - Orgie Hackworth, 73, of 11191 Seneca CH 59, Carey, died at her residence at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005.
A daughter of Clyde and Dessie (Ray) Marshall, she was born in Salyersville, Ky., on Sept. 1, 1932. She married Robert L. Hackworth on Nov. 27, 1948. He survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Charles, McComb; Carl, Carey; and Phillip, Upper Sandusky; three daughters, Janet Gottfried, Upper Sandusky; Darlene Jenkins, Jackson; and Sue Swann, Carey; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Bernice Gase, Tiffin; Anna May Allison, Cridersville; Shirley Williams, Tiffin; and Phyllis Wolf, Findlay. She was preceded in death by a son, David; a brother, Eugene Marshall; and a sister, Cleda Long.
Mrs. Hackworth was a homemaker. She attended Lighthouse Pentecostal Church of God in Carey.
The funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Lighthouse Pentecostal Church of God with the Rev. Robert Turner officiating. Burial will be in Hickory Grove Cemetery in Vanlue. Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. Friday and 12-1 p.m. Saturday at the church. Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home in Carey is handling arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Lighthouse Pentecostal Church of God.
CAREY - Wendell Clayton Myers, 78, of 335 W. North St., Carey, died at 12 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, at Valley Regional Hospital of Brownsville, Texas.
Born on May 3, 1926, in Carey, he was a son of Linus and Zetta (Rickle) Myers. He married Clarice Barbara Johnson on Feb. 27, 1949. She survives.
Also surviving are a son, Michael, Brownsville; three daughters, Melinda Kitzler and Kay Orians, Carey; and Kim Myers, Pataskala; 13 grandchildren, Matthew and Adam Myers, Edward and Phillip Terry, Rochelle and Aimee Myers, Holly Roof, Joshua and Jay Kitzler, and Aaron, Derrick and Emily Orians; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Kenneth, Carey.
Mr. Myers was a salesman in the dairy industry, and a milk route driver for the former San-A-Pure Dairy in Findlay. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
He was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church since 1949.
Mr. Myers was a member of the Tiffin Gun Club and Carey Masonic Lodge No. 420.
The memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Roger Giese officiating. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, Carey, with full military rites. Visitation is Friday at Beach Funeral Home in Carey, from 4-8 p.m. A Masonic service will be held at the funeral home Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Dorcas Carey Public Library or the organization of the donorís choice.
CAREY - Robert Watkins, 213 N. Patterson St., Carey, died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, at his residence, at the age of 74.
A son of Boyd and Della (Watkins) Watkins, he was born in Carey on April 11, 1930. He married Anita (Fletcher) Barnes, and they later divorced. She survives in Carey. He married Jean Clapp, and they divorced. She survives in Kentucky. He and L. Faye Smith were married on July 9, 1972, and she survives.
Also surviving are four daughters, Patricia Taylor, Debbie Wentz, Jean Ann Billock, Carey; Stephanie Sickler, Bowling Green; three sons, Mike and Tim, Carey; Johnny, Kentucky; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Gregory; three brothers; and three sisters.
Mr. Watkins retired from Clay Craft in Upper Sandusky. He was of Pentecostal faith.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Grove Street Tabernacle Church of Carey, with the Rev. Harold Bowling officiating. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, Carey. Visitation is at Beach Funeral Home in Carey, from 2-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to Bridge Hospice of Hancock County.
Francis J. Weber, formerly of Sycamore, and a 20-year resident of North Warpole Street, died at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital. He was 80.
Born in Carey on Feb. 13, 1924, he was a son of Casper J. and Esther (Trask) Weber. He married Ida Marie Billings on Sept. 10, 1942, in Greenup, Ky. She survives
Also surviving are two daughters, Sharon Topor, Upper Sandusky; and Carol Blackwell, Rigby, Idaho; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Rosemarie Scheidler, Bucyrus; and Pat Kirby, Sycamore. He was preceded in death by a son, Larry; a grandson, Larry Weber; a half sister, Dorothy Lawrence; a brother, Donald; and four half brothers, Paul, Robert, Harold and Dale.
Mr. Weber retired as a truck driver after 30 years for the former Cooper-Jarrett Inc. home office in Chicago. He received the achievement award for driving more than one million miles.
He was a former member of the St. Pius X Catholic Church in Sycamore, and was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church.
Mr. Weber was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in the south Pacific in World War II. He was a member of the VFW post in Upper Sandusky, and of the Mohawk Sixty Plus Club. He enjoyed fixing anything that was broken, especially toys and bikes to give away, and supporting St. Jude missions.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church with the Rev. Kent Kaufman officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, with local veteransí organizations conducting military graveside rites. Visitation is at Bringman-Clark and Co. Funeral Home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. A Scripture service will be held Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to VFW Soldier Relief Fund or the Upper Sandusky Community Library in care of Bringman-Clark and Co. Funeral Home, PO Box 246, Upper Sandusky OH 43351.