Oscar Rascoe

Oscar Rascoe
Press-Republican
Thursday, October 22, 1981
LYON MOUNTAIN- Oscar Rascoe, 59, died Wednesday
morning at the CVPH Medical Center after a long illness.
  He was born Aug. 31, 1922 in Saranac, the son of
George and Roseanna (Goddeau) Rascoe.
  He was a member of the the Lyon Mountain Council,
Knights Of Columbus. He worked 22 years for Republic
Steel Corp. in Lyon Mountain and 12 years for the State
Department of Transportation.
  He leaves his wife, Marie T. (LeClair) Rascoe; three sons,
William R. Rascoe of Chazy Lake, Roger A. Rascoe of Walkill
and David J. Rascoe of the US Navy; three daughters,
Gloria M. Trombley of Ellenburg, Carolyn F. LaFountain of Altona
and Joanne M. Rascoe of Walden; four brothers, Frederick, Edgar,
Elmore,and Frank Rascoe all of Saranac; five sisters, Mable
Drolette of Saranac, Josephine Collins of Redford, Laura Smart
of Clayburg, Eva LaFountain of Standish and Theresa Ormsbee
of Greenville, Tenn.; and eight grandchildren.
  Calling hours will be at St. Bernard’s Convent in Lyon Mountain
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.
  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Bernard’s
Church in Lyon Mountain.
  Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
  Arrangements are by the Drown Funeral Home in Ellenburg Depot.
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Marie T. LeClair

Press-Republican
March 8, 2007
Marie T. (LeClair) Rascoe 
  ALTONA – Marie T. Rascoe, 76, formerly from Lyon Mountain, from Twin Oaks Senior Housing in Altona,
died with her family at her side at the CVPH medical Center on Wednesday, March 7, 2007, after a long illness.
She was born March 25, 1930, in Ellenburg, NY the daughter of the late Raymond and Florence (Burgoyne)LeClair.
  Marie was predeceased by her parents and her husband, Oscar Rascoe; her son Joseph Rascoe; her daughter Tina
Rascoe; her brother, Donald LeClair; and her sister, Anna Gromoski.
  Marie is survived by her sons, William and Mary Rascoe of South Weymouth, Mass., Roger and Jane Rascoe of Wallkill, NY,
David and Mary Rascoe of South Weymouth, Mass.; her daughters, Gloria and Carl Trombley of Ellenburg Center, NY,
Carolyn and Peter LaFountain of Altona, NY, Joanne Rascoe and Anna Klinger of Roscoe, NY. her brother Robert and Margaret
LeClair of Saranac; her sisters Lucille Carter and Janet Uhler of Plattsburgh, and 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Marie worked many years for St. John’s Catholic Church in Plattsburgh and St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Lyon Mountain and retired from the Diocese of Ogdensburg in 1996. She was a member of the Lady of Ours Snows Catholic Daughters of Lyon Mountain, the Queen Mother of the Red Hats Society of Altona and a long standing president of the Twin Oaks Senior Club at Twin Oaks Senior Housing in Altona. She was well known for her dedication to detail in planning and working on the special events of the senior housing. She was also an avid quilter and donated dozens of lap quilts to Patch the Gap for area nursing homes. A family statement reads, “Mom was the one who always kept the family together no matter how far apart we were. No matter how hard times may have been, she would always bring us up with her strong faith,
love and a smile.”
  Calling hours will be from2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2007, at Brown Funeral Home, 3123 Miner Farm Road, Altona. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated with the Rev. Gilbert O. Boisvert officating at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Altona on Saturday, March 10, 2007, at 11 a.m.   She will be buried in the spring next to her husband Oscar in the St. Bernard’s Catholic Cemetery in Lyon Mountain.
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Raymond E Dobie

RAYMOND E. DOBIE
DOBIE, Raymond E., 86, of Springfield passed away Friday September 14, 2007.

He was born July 11, 1921 in Springfield, OH a son of Frank and Sylvia (Harris) Dobie. Raymond retired from International Harvester Co. where he was a member of Local 402 and held the position of Union Steward. He was a WWII Veteran in the U.S. Navy and the past Grand Chancellor of the state of Ohio Knights of Pythias and was a Golden Spur recipient. He was a member of the K of P Red Star Lodge 205, VFW Post 1031, Eagles 397, and Masons Anthony Lodge.

Raymond bowled for many years and was a member of the Clark Co. Bowling Association Hall of Fame. He enjoyed football, baseball (Reds) and mostly his grand, great, and great-great grandchildren.

Raymond is survived by his wife of 65 years Verna (Callicoat) Dobie; children, Paul “Ed” (Jan) Dobie of Springfield, Robert E. (Sheila) Dobie of Charlotte, NC; four grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; brother, Frank (Dorothy) Dobie; sister, Charlotte Gilliam, Maude Couch; numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, Thomas Edward Dobie; two brothers, Robert and Roger Dobie; sister, Margaret Cash.

Visitation will be held 5-8pm Tuesday September 18, 2007 in the JACKSON LYTLE WILLIAMS Funeral Home, with Masonic Service at 6:30pm followed by K of P service at 7:30pm. Funeral service will be held 10am Wednesday September 19, 2007 in the funeral home. Interment in the Glen Haven Memorial Garden.

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Verna Ellen Dobie

VERNA ELLEN DOBIE
Verna Ellen Dobie, 83, of Springfield passed away Sunday Dec. 16, 2007.

She was born Dec. 4, 1924 in Springfield, OH a daughter of Harrison Giles and Mary Louise (Wagner) Callicoat.

Verna had work at the telephone company during WWII. She had been very active in the election process by working the polls at Bushnell Elementary. She had also been a Brownie Leader at the school. She was past chief of the Red Star Temple 397 Pythian Sisters and the Blue Star Mothers where she held several positions in each. Verna was a caregiver to her family and friends. She watched over her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and her husband for many years. Her family and friends will sadly miss her.

Verna is survived by her children, Paul “Ed” (Jan) Dobie of Springfield, Robert E. (Sheila) Dobie of Charlotte, NC; four grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Frank (Dorothy) Dobie; sister-in-laws, Charlotte Gilliam, Maude Couch; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 65 years, Raymond E. Dobie; one grandson, Thomas Edward Dobie; four brothers, Virgil, Floyd, Harry and Edward Callicoat; two sisters, Eileen Bowdle and Edna Mental.

Visitation will be held 5-8pm Friday December 21, 2007 with a Pythian Sisters service at 7pm in the JACKSON LYTLE WILLIAMS Funeral Home, where service will be held 10am Saturday Dec. 22, 2007 with Rev. Dr. Julie Carmean officiating. Interment in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

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Icle L Keating

ICLE L. KEATING

January 01, 1970 12:00 AM

 

Lakeview

ICLE L. KEATING, 101, died Oct. 4, 2003, at The Inn of Chestnut Hill, Columbus.

She was born July 20, 1902, in Lakeview to Willard and Mary Elizabeth Pugh Reed, who preceded her in death. On April 11, 1921, in Lakeview, she married Wilbur M. Keating, who died Oct. 3, 1964.

Mrs. Keating had been a nurse at the Lima State Hospital for 21 years. She was a charter member of Chapter 459 Order of Eastern Star, Bellefontaine.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary L. Hanger of Indian Lake; a brother, Kenneth A. (Florence) Reed of Westminster; two sisters, Cleola Jenkins of Lakeview and Helen V. Norviel of Lewistown; four grandchildren, James W. Hanger, Cynthia L. Apple, John Joseph Keating and Patrick Keating; and 10 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, John W. Keating; two brothers, Wilford and Glenn Reed; and a sister, Ople Shoffner.

Services will begin at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery, New Hampshire, Ohio.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.

Condolences may be expressed at http://www.timeformemory.com/madden.

 

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Kenneth A Reed

KENNETH A. REED

January 01, 1970 12:00 AM

 

Harrod

KENNETH A. REED, 91, died at 7:25 a.m. June 7, 2004, at his residence.

He was born Nov. 11, 1912, in McGuffey to James Willard and Mary Pugh Reed, who preceded him in death. On Jan. 4, 1936, he married Florence Heffner, who survives.

Mr. Reed retired in 1975 as a guard from the Lima State Hospital and had worked as a carpenter and a farmer. He was a member of Westminster United Church of Christ, Westminster.

Survivors also include two sons, David Lee (Laurabeth) Reed of Defiance and Darrel (Marilyn) Reed of Kenton; a daughter, Patricia (David L.) Liebert of Elida; two sisters, Cleola Jenkins of Indian Lake and Helen Noviel of Lewistown; and nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Wilford, Glenn and infant Elmer Reed; and two sisters, Icle Keating and Opal Shoffner.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Chiles & Sons-Laman Funeral Homes, Lewis Chapel. The Rev. Gale Gebhart will officiate. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Westminster.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Westminster United Church of Christ or the Harrod Rescue Squad.

Condolences may be sent to chiles@wcoil.com.

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Charles W Hastings

Charles W. Hastings

April 21, 2008 12:00 AM

 

COLUMBUS GROVE

Charles W. Hastings, 72, died at 12:40 p.m April 19, 2008, at Triumph Hospital, Lima, following a brief illness and surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on July 29, 1935, in Waynesfield to Frank and Alta Shoffner Hastings, who preceded him in death. On Dec. 24, 1953, he married Judy McGrievy, who survives.

Mr. Hastings was a retired truck driver being an owner/operator. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His greatest enjoyment of life was doing things with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors also include five children, Rick (Cindy) Hastings, of Lima, Deb (Dennis) Hawkey, of League City, Texas, Ronda (Pierre) Jacques, of Kalida, Kelly (Laura) Hastings, of Lima, and Kim Hastings, of Bluffton; a sister, Edna Parr, of Lima; 13 grandchildren Asa (Nancy) Mortimer, Ryan Mortimer and Jaime Mortimer, all of Lima, Nikki (Robert) Beene, of League City, Texas, Amie (Bart) Enright, of Aurora, Ill., Staci Hastings, of Clinton, N.J., Jessie Hastings, of Lima, Kalyn Burns and Lyndsey Burns, both of Bluffton, Elise Hastings and Dalton Hastings, both of Lima, Kent (Amber Crisp) Walters, of Elida, and Rachel Wilds, of Dublin; 12 great-grandchildren; four stepgrandsons; and his special pets, Penny and Kipper.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Glen Hastings; and a grandson, Kolin Hastings.

His wishes were to be cremated. Private family services will be held later.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 401 Tomahawk Drive, Maumee, OH 43537.

Siferd-Orians Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

 

 

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Edna P Parr

Edna P. Parr

Published Aug. 11, 2010

August 10, 2010 6:33 PM

Lima

Edna P. Parr, 89, died at 5:04 a.m. Aug. 8, 2010, at Springview Manor Nursing Home.

She was born Dec. 12, 1920, to Frank L. and Alta M. Shoffner Hastings, who preceded her in death. On Dec. 7, 1946, she married Richard “Dick” Parr, who died May 17, 2001.

Mrs. Parr was a 1938 graduate of Waynesfield High School, Waynesfield. She retired as a billing clerk from Superior Candy & Tobacco Co. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed gardening, especially her rose gardens. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandson.

Survivors include a daughter, Darlene Williams, of Lima; a grandson, Gary L. Williams, of Lima; a great-granddaughter, Ashley N. Williams; and five nieces and nephews, Rick, Kelly, Deb, Rhonda and Kim.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Richard D. Williams; and a brother, Charles Hastings.

Services will begin at 11 a.m. today at Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel. Pastor Jerry Hall will officiate. Burial will be in Willow Branch Cemetery, Waynesfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Allen County Humane Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences may be expressed at http://www.chiles-lamanfh.com.Edna P. Parr

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Mary Jane Wolf

Mary Jane Wolf

Published Feb. 12, 2010

February 11, 2010 7:11 PM

Kenton

Mary Jane Wolf, 58, died at 7:17 p.m. Feb. 9, 2010, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.

She was born March 30, 1951, in Bellefontaine, to Thomas and Louise Culp Shoffner, who preceded her in death. She had been married to Joseph Wolf, who survives.

Mrs. Wolf was a homemaker and had been a machine operator at International Paper. She was a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 428 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2163, both in Kenton. She had been a member of Meeker Sportsman’s Club.

Survivors also include two sons, Duane J. (Jenny) Wolf, of LaRue, and Gregory T. (Jennifer) Wolf, of Columbia, S.C.; a daughter, Amy J. (Brock) Burden, of Lima; five grandchildren, Jace, Tailor and Josi Wolf and Dakota and Zakariah Burden; three brothers, Charles (Ruth) Shoffner, of Ridgeway, Robert (Dixie) Shoffner, of Bellefontaine, and Tim (Alene) Shoffner, of West Mansfield; three sisters, Kathryn (Bill) Newman, of LaRue, Barbara (Manning) Chance, of Glendale, Ariz., and Joan Manns, of Kenton, several nieces and nephews; and her companion dog, Gracie.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Loretta Richardson and Sally Harold; and special friend, Dwight Criswell.

Services will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday at Price Funeral Home, Mount Victory. Mark Tewers will officiate.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.

Condolences may be expressed at http://www.stofcheck-ballingerfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, LaRue.Mary Jane Wolf

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Robert E Kupper

ROBERT E. KUPPER

January 01, 1970 12:00 AM

 

Wapakoneta

ROBERT E. KUPPER, 79, died at 8:55 p.m. Dec 16, 2002, at SCCI Hospital, Lima.

He was born Jan. 21, 1923, in Wapakoneta to George and Sylvia Dobie Kupper, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Kupper retired in 1979 as a road superintendent from the Auglaize County Highway Department. He had also worked at the Wapakoneta Daily News. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta. He was a life member and former commander of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 73, Auglaize County, and had served on the Auglaize County Fair Board. He had been active with the Girl Scouts of America. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include a daughter, Kim (Brian) Warner of Wapakoneta; two sons, Bobby Gene Kupper of Wapakoneta and Kevin Michael Kupper; a brother, Richard Kupper of Wapakoneta; two sisters, Dorothy (Bud) Luegers of Wapakoneta and Katherine (Wilfred) Luegers of Botkins; six grandchildren, Annie (John) Fortman, Greg Kupper, Jamie Kupper, Elizabeth Kupper, Ben Warner and Nicholas Warner; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Leroy Kupper.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Freyburg, with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8445.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, where a DAV memorial service will begin at 7 p.m. and a prayer service at 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.

 

 

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