Thelma E. Greenway
Thelma E. Greenway, age 64, of 296 Webers Lane, Brookville, died at McCullough-Hyde Hospital, Oxford, Ohio, on March 28.
She was born June 4, 1933, in Peppertown, the daughter of Lloyd and Sonovia (Carroll) McDaniel.
Mrs Greenway was a retired employee of Sperry Rubber and Plastics.
She is survived by one daughter, Sherry Greenway of Cincinnati, Ohio; three sons, David Greenway
of Connersville, Michael Greenway of Danville and Dallas Greenway of Metamora; four grandchildren;
three sisters, Geri Kelley and Mary Deaton, both of Brookville and Pat
Flowers of Liberty; and four brothers, Kenneth and Bob McDaniel, both of Peppertown, George McDaniel of Cedar Grove and Joe McDaniel of Harrison, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, twin sisters and one son, Nathan.
Rev. Ronald Taulbee of the First Baptist Church of Brookville officiated the funeral on Tuesday, March 31, at Cook Funeral Home. Family members served as pallbearers and she was laid to rest in Stipps Hill Cemetery.
Robert John Baker, age 84, of Bloomington, Indiana, died Tuesday at the Bloomington Hospital. Born September 27, 1913, in Mt. Carmel, he was the son of Louis T. and Mabel (Keeler) Baker. He retired in 1980 as a heavy equipment superintendent at Ralph Rogers and Co. after 41 years of service. He was of the Church of Christ faith and a member of Monroe Lodge #22 Free and Accepted Masons, York Rite, and the International Union of Operating Engineers #841 in Terre Haute.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred (Reed) Baker of Bloomington; two daughters, Brenda M. Stuckey of Bloomington and Sue Greim of Spencerville, Indiana; two sons, Michael B. Baker of Bloomington and Charles P. Baker of Solsberry; three sisters, Sylvia Fasbinder of Oldenburg and Dorothy Riley and Mildred Slagle, both of Metarnora; one brother, Louis Baker, Jr., of Metamora; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Steven Baker in 1979; two brothers, Clarence Baker and Floyd Baker; and four sisters, Helen Brack, Bertha Williams, Anna Mae Becker and Cozzie Smith.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 27, at Day Mortuary Chapel in Bloomington with Bros. Bob Fenton and Joe Ed Bernhardt officiating. Burial followed in Valhalla Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Indiana Avenue Church of Christ.
Albert "Tiny" C. Witt, age 87, of Harrison, Ohio, died Wednesday, March 25,. 1998, in Delhi Twp., Ohio. Born March 8, 1911, in New Trenton, he was the son of Albert John and Mayme Elizabeth (Steel) Witt. He was retired from Cincinnati Incorporated as a guard after 15 years of service. He also raised standard breed racing horses. He was an Army veteran of World War
On May 7, 1941, he married the former Mildred C. Metzler. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church in Harrison.
Survivors include two sons, Albert "Tiny" Witt and Karen of Bright, and Richard Witt and Mary of Saylor Park, Ohio; two daughters, Kathryn Middendorf (Donald) of Hillard, Ohio, and Del M. Berry (Jarmes) of Delhi, Ohio; one sister, Vaughn Lucille Whitmore; 14 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred; one son, Dale Witt; and several brothers and sisters.
Mass of Christian Burial for Mr. Witt was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at St. John the Baptist Church. Burial was in Holy Guardian Angel Cemetery in Cedar Grove. Father Edward Shine officiated.
Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association through Jackman-Kercheval-Meyers Funeral Home in Harrison, Ohio.
Florence C. Schneider
Florence C. Schneider, age 86, formerly of Cambridge City, died Saturday, March 28, in Mandeville.
She was born on August 16, 1912, in Oak Forest, the daughter of Michael and Mary Ann (Ertel) Amrhein. She has lived all of her life in Cambridge City before moving to Mandeville, Louisiana two years ago. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Cambridge City and was a member of the Altar Society of the church. She was active in the Western Wayne Senior Citizen's and played in the Kitchen Band.
Her husband, Lawrence Edward Schneider, died October 26, 1976.
Survivors include one daughter, Mary Beth Mitchell of Connersville; two sons, Paul E. Schneider of Mandeville, Louisiana and Dennis L. Schneider of Hagerstown; one sister, Esther Moster of Dayton, Ohio; one brother, Raymond Amrhein of Connersville; 11 grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister and nine brothers.
The funeral mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Cambridge City, with Father John Luerman officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City. Waskom-Howard-Fisher Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City handled arrangements.
Hilda T. Bedel
Hilda T. Bedel, of Hamburg, died Monday, March 30, at Dreyerhaus Health and Rehabilitation Center, Batesville. She was 93 years old.
She was born on June 30, 1902, in Hamburg, to Andrew and Catherine (Rippberger) Bedel. She worked as a housekeeper and cook at St. Anne's Church. Miss Bedel served as organist and choir director at St. Anne's Church for over 50 years. She was a member of St. Anne's Ladies Society.
She is survived by nieces and nephews.
The funeral was held Tuesday, March 31, at Weigel Funeral Home, Batesville. She was interred in the church cemetery. If so wished, memorials may be directed to Batesville Rescue 10.
Donald L. Smith
Donald R. "Buck" Smith, of 1120 Fairfield Avenue, Brookville, died Saturday, March 28, at the age
of 66, in Brookville.
He was born March 6, 1932, in Brookville, the son of Claude and Anna (Neff) Smith, and remained a lifelong Brookville resident. He married the former Alberta Rosenerger on September 16, 1955, and she survives. Mr. Smith was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and Bernard Hurst Post 77 of the American Legion. He was a retired sales representative of Jefferson-Smurfit Corporation. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Julie Hertel of Connersville and Tamara Sharp of Brookville; three grandchildren, Brady Hertel and Chelsea and Katelyn Sharp; and two brothers, Irvin Smith of Brookville and Stanley "Pete" Smith of Titusville, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Debra K. Smith; and one sister, Margaret Jackson.
Father Louis Schumacher will officiate the funeral on Wednesday, March 31, at St. Michael Catholic Church. Burial, with military graveside rites by Bernard Hurst Post 77 American Legion, will follow in the church cemetery. St. Michael School is accepting monetary contributions in Buck's memory. Phillips and Meyers Funeral Home assisted his family with arrangements.
Marlene E. Roark (nee Hoffman) age 62, of West Harrison, died Monday, March 23, 1998, in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was born January 19, 1936, in Hamilton, Ohio, to John and Hedwig (Feller) Hoffman. She was a 1955 graduate of Harrison High School and retired from Cincinnati Bell. She was married to Robert Roark on January 29, 1955, in the St. John Parsonage. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Church in Harrison and was also in the Ladies Sodality, Daughters of Isabella and the funeral choir.
She is survived by her children, Nancy Harm and Tony Roark both Harrison, Ohio, and Connie (Gary) Richter of West Harrison; grandchildren James "Rocky" and Nathan Harmon and Jarrett Richter; four brothers, Alvin Hoffman of Cheviot, Ohio, Eddie Hoffman and Melvin Hoffman both of Harrison, Ohio, and Johnny Hoffman of St. Leon; four sisters, Loretta Fohl of Brookville, Wilma Meyer of
Cheviot, Ohio, Alice Hauenstein of Cincinnati, and Mary Simpson of Harrison.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; two sisters, Viola Smith and Betty Holly; and one brother, Clarence Hoffman.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Mrs. Roark at 10:30 a.m. on Fnday, March 27, at St. John the Baptist Church with Father Robert Marine officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association. Jackman-Kercheval-Meyers Funeral Home in Harrison was in charge of arrangements.
Lucille E. Thurston Ramsey, age 69, of 37 Western Avenue, Brookville, Ohio, died at Fort Hamilton-Hughes Hospital, Hamilton, Ohio, on Monday, March 30.
Mrs. Ramsey was born in Franklin County.
She is survived by two sons, Mike, and his wife, LaDeanna; and Tony; two grandsons, Clinton and
Zachary; two step-grandchildren, Nikki and Travis, all of Brookville, Ohio; and her sister, Jean Bake; her
nephew, Bill Bake; and her niece, Bridget Dunnaway, all of College Corner, Ohio.
The funeral service was private. Smith and Ogle Funeral Home, in Oxford, Ohio, was in charge of arrangements.
Carl W. Becker
Carl W. "Doc" Becker, a resident of Beech Grove, formerly of Brookville; died at St. Francis Hospital Center in Beech Grove, on Thursday, March 26, at the age of 84.
He was born in Brookville on January 4, 1914. Mr. Becker had been a steeplejack and a painting contractor for Becker-Niedenthal Contractors for 20 years, and then a security guard for A.F.N.B. for 15 years, retiring in 1983. He was also a ticket taker at Market Square Arena since its opening for the last 24 years. He was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church, a life member of the Knights of Columbus in Brookville and Fraternal Order of Eagles in Brookville. Mr. Beeker was an aluinnist of St. Meinrad Seminary.
He is survived by his wife, Mary F. (Meyer) Becker, one daughter, Margaret S. "Peggy" Metzler of Indianapolis; and one grandson.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sister Carlene Patricia Ann Becker, O.S.F.
The funeral mass was held Monday, March 30, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Beech Grove. He was interred at St. Michael Cemetery in Brookville. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Little and Sons Funeral Home in Beech Grove handled arrangements.
Robert J. Scott
Robert J. "Scottie" Scott, Jr., of 19845 North Hogan Road, Milan, passed away March 27 at Dearborn County Hospital. He was 70 years old.
He was born on January 17, 1928, in Tazwell, Virginia, to Robert J. and Lillie Mae (Slade) Scott, Sr. He was a farmer and retired employee of Seagrams in Lawrenceburg after 44 years. Mr. Scott was a U.S. Army veteran, who served from 1946-47. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Manchester and Kenneth L. Diver Post #337 American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Marie (Konradi) Scott, whom he married June 26, 1948 in Bluefleld, Virginia; two daughters, Kara Lynne Taylor of Lagrange, Kentucky and Karla Sue Raab of Moores Hill; two sons, Robert J. Scott III of California, Kentucky and David Edward Scott of Milan; three sisters, Doris Lee Holbrook, Ila Ratcliffe and Ellen Windle, all of Bluefield, Virginia; one brother, John Edward Monroe Scott of Bluefield, Virginia; and five grand-children.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral was held at Zion Lutheran Church in Manchester on Monday, March 30, with Pastor John Budke officiating. He was buried in the church cemetery with military graveside rites offered by Kenneth L. Diver Post 337 American Legion. Memorials may be directed to Zion Lutheran Church or the Manchester Volunteer Fire Department/Life Squad. Cook Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Mary H. Lang Addison
Mary Helen Lang Addison, age 73, died Monday, March 30, in Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie.
She was born November 5, 1924, in Blooming Grove, the daughter of August E. and Lucille V. (Fliehman) Lang. The family later moved to Cedar Grove. She and Paul J. Addison, who were married October 18, 1947, lived in Connersville before moving to Gaston.
Survivors include a son, Marvin J. Addison and wife, Pamela, of Muncie; a daughter, Linda Sue Eshelman, and her husband, Thomas, of Connersville; three brothers and their wives, Donald and Arleen Lang of Cincinnati, Ohio, Marvin and Janet Lang of Harrison, Ohio and William and Shirley Lang of Liberty; and three granddaughters.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1993, her parents and two brothers, Raymond and Paul.
Services were held Thursday, April 2, in Garden View Funeral Home, north of Muncie. Burial was
in the Gardens of Memory Cemetery.
James E. Dillhoff
James E. Dillhoff, age 43, a resident of Reily Township, died Wednesday, Apri1 1, at 4:44 p.m., in the emergency room of McCullough-Hyde Hospital, Oxford, Ohio. He was born in Cincinnati, the son of James and Ann (Rowell) Dillhoff. He was a 1972 graduate of Talawanda High School and a four year veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving aboard the U.S.S. John F. Kennedy air craft carrier. He was employed as a pipe fitter, working out of Cincinnati Local 392 for the past 23 years. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Oxford, Ohio, where he was a former parish council member. Mr. Dilihoff was a volunteer firefighter for Reily Township for 13 years, a former Reily Township trustee and played for the Reily men's softball league.
He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James J. Dilihoff of Oxford, Ohio; twin sons, Jeremy,
and wife Ruth Anne Dillhoff, and a special granddaughter, Tailor Ann Dillhoff and Josh Dillhoff, all of Brookville; one daughter, Katie Dillhoff of Reily, Ohio; two brothers and their wives, Daniel and Kim Dillhoff of Okeana, Ohio and Nick and Becky Dillhoff; four sisters and their husbands, Jackie and Bob Miller of Oxford, Ohio Betty and Kevin Dudley of Brookville, Rita and Steve Brueggemann of Union, Kentucky and Mary and Darrell Smith of Oxford, Ohio.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. William Dormann on Monday, April 6, at Weigel Funeral Home in Ohio. Interment followed in Reily Cemetery.
Clarence E. McNutt, age 78, of West Harrison, died Sunday, March 29, at Franciscan Hospital West.He was born August 27, 1919, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Survivors include a son, Clarence E.C., and a daughter, Marguerite Cook, both of West
Harrison; two grandchildren, Diane Hartmann and Jeannine Cook; and two great-grandchildren, Tyler and
He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence C. McNutt, and his mother, Catherine McNutt.
Burial was Wednesday, April 1 at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Franklin County E.M.S. 1.
Edmund H. Hoffrogge
Edmund Henry Hoffrogge, 101 years old, of 110 Finley Drive, Apartment 3, Galion, died at 9:40
a.m. Thursday, March 19, at Rosewood Manor Nursing Center.
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on June 8, 1896, he was the son of the late Bernard and Wilhelmena (Gerde) Hoffrogge. On April 25, 1923, he and the former Martha Wendt were united in marriage. He and his wife moved to Cedar Grove in the mid 1970s where they were members of Holy Guardian Angel Catholic Church. The couple later moved to Galion, Ohio. She passed away on May 29, 1980. Mr. Hoffrogge, a World War I veteran, served as a private in the U.S. Army. In fact, he was the last World War I veteran remaining in the county where he resided. Mr. Hoffrogge was a printer for S. Rosenthal Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galion; the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Joseph Catholic Church and the American Legion Scarbrough Post
Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Ralph Hale of Galion and Robert and Lorraine Hale of Cincinnati, Ohio; a daughter and son-in-law, Janet and James Fohl of Cedar Grove; 16 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Cecilia Fieler of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by six sisters and one brother.
Richardson-Davis Funeral Home assisted his family with arrangements. The service was held Monday, March 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with Father Tony Borgia officiating. He was laid to rest in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Edmund Hoffrogge Scholarship Fund, in care of First Federal Savings and Loan, Galion, Ohio.
Pearl Allen, of 8145 Big Woods Road, Metamora, died Saturday, April 4, at the residence of his daughter, Priscilla Scott. He was 85 years old.
Born in Clay County, Kentucky, on August 22, 1912, he was the son of Wiley and America (Byrd) Al-len. He married the former Katie Lou Miller, who preceded him in death on July 5, 1994. Mr. Allen was retired from farming and other jobs and loved to tell stories. He was a member of the Elm Grove Baptist Church in Metamora.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Ann) Peters, and Mrs. Michael, (Priscilla) Scott, both of
Metamora; three sisters, Florence Tait of Connersville, Martha Stacy of Brookville and Marge Fields of
Newport, Kentucky; 15 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, nine brothers, one daughter, Jeanette Deaton, and two sons, Lawrence and David Allen.
Rev. Jeff Deaton, a grandson, from College Corner, Ohio, will officiate the funeral on Wednesday, April 8, at Cook Funeral Home. Burial followed in Cupps Chapel Cemetery, Metamora. His grandsons served as pallbearers. Elm Grove Baptist Church is accepting memorial contributions.