Jack V. Brown
December 22, 1929 - October 13, 2004
Birthplace: Upper Sandusky, Ohio
Residence: Upper Sandusky, Ohio
Visitation: Sunday October 17 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Lucas Funeral Home
Service: October 18, 2004 at 11:00 AM
Lucas Funeral Home
Cemetery: See obituary description.
Jack V. Brown, of S. Warpole St. in Upper Sandusky, died at the Wyandot Memorial Hospital Wednesday Oct. 13th, 2004 at 5:15 am. He was 74.
Mr. Brown was born on Dec. 22, 1929 in Upper Sandusky to Voyle and Kathryn (Kirby) Brown, both are deceased. He graduated from Upper Sandusky High in 1947 where he played football as a center and a place kicker.
Mr. Brown then went on to work at Clayraft Co. in Upper Sandusky for 37 years. Until retirement, he worked for Rebs Manufacturing in Carey, OH. In his early years, Mr. Brown also worked at Chief Dairy in Upper Sandusky. As a member of the US Army, he fought in the Korean War.
He was a member of John Stewart United Methodist Church in Upper Sandusky. Mr. Brown enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and going to car shows. He also loved to watch Ohio State and USHS football. Mr. Brown enjoyed motorcycles, especially his '36 Harley Davidson "Kunckle Head". Mr. Brown also loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
On March 27, 1954, Mr. Brown married Ida May Lodge in Liberty, Indiana. She survives. Also surviving are 1 son: Jack V. Brown II of Upper Sandusky, and 4 daughters: Jennie Margison of Upper Sandusky; Mrs. Dewayne (Kathy) Holcomb of Kenton; Mrs. San (Kay) Swartz of Upper Sandusky; Mrs. Bob (Jill) Barnett of Upper Sandusky. 11 grandchildren: Marlee Margison, Jacob V. Margison, Cody Margison, Matthew Holcomb, Kurtly Holcomb, Donnie Swartz, Ben Swartz, Keith Swartz, Katey Swartz, Mindy Barnett, Jessi Barnett and 3 great grandchildren; Haeleigh Swartz, Justin Swartz, Alec Broderdorp. Sue Adkins, Mr. Brown's sister, of Upper Sandusky and Paul(Grace) Brown, brother, also survive. Mr. Brown was preceded in death by one brother: James Brown.
The Funeral will be held at 11:00 am Monday October 18, 2004 at the Lucas Funeral Home in Upper Sandusky. Rev. Wayne Geissinger will be conducting the service. The burial will be at the Salem Church Cemetery which is
East of Upper Sandusky. Graveside Military Rites will be conducted by the local sercie organizations. Memorials may be made to the donors choice and can be sent to Lucas Funeral Homes, PO Box 207, Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.
Helen M. Dunlap
MARION -- Funeral arrangements are pending with Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors for Helen M. Dunlap, age 102, formerly of Youngstown and a Marion resident since 1993. She died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003, at Sunbridge Care and Rehab for Marion.
Alfred Lester Johnson
MARION -- Funeral arrangements are pending with Boyd Funeral Home for Alfred Lester Johnson, 83, Marion. He passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003, in Arcadia, Fla.
Cartha Mae Zieg
MARION -- Cartha Mae Zieg, 91, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003, at Marion Manor Nursing Home.
Born Aug. 9, 1912, in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Sherman and Dessie Murl (Trumbo) Dutton.
She married Robert W. Zieg; he survives.
She is also survived by a son, Tom (Mary) Zieg, Prospect; a daughter, Marilyn (Martin) Winters, Columbus; three grandchildren, Lorraine Winters, Kathleen Winters and Shaun Zieg. She was preceded in death by a son, John Zieg.
Private graveside services were held in Marion Cemetery with the Rev. John Bradley officiating.
Arrangements by Denzer-Farison-Hottinger Funeral Home.
Connie Sue Rammon
JOHNSTOWN -- Connie Sue Rammon, of Johnstown, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at Riverside Hospital, after a battle with cancer. She was a vibrant 52 years of age.
Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. today, Aug. 23, 2003, at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 7714 Hazelton Etna Road, SW, Pataskala, with Pastor Wayne Zavotka officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Johnstown.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, and friend.
Connie was born on September 24, 1950 in Delaware; was salutatorian of her graduating class in 1968 at River Valley High School, was a loyal, dedicated secretary and office manager at Hite and Heath Law firm in Utica, for 16 years and remained a devoted member of Hosanna Lutheran Church in Pataskala.
Connie Sue Rammon is survived by her husband, Robert, of 28 years, son, David, daughter, Allessandra all of Johnstown; two grandsons, Jordan Skylar and Andrew Colton; parents, Lowell and Joan Thomas of Waldo; two sisters and brothers -in-law, Carol and Eddie Gregory of Waldo, and Peggy and Ralph Benziger of Delaware; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Richard and Trudy Rammon of Columbus; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Arrangements are by Crouse-Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, 225 N. Main St., Johnstown.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hosanna Lutheran Church.
Joshua Michael Reeb
CALEDONIA -- Joshua Michael Reeb, age 19, of 240 East Street, Caledonia, passed away Wednesday afternoon at University Hospital in Columbus, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born in New Albany, Ohio on March 19, 1984, he worked general construction for different contractors and loved to pitch horseshoes. Thanks to the generosity of his parents, Josh gave the gift of life as an organ donor.
Surviving are his father, Michael Reeb of Caledonia; his mother, Sherry (Bryant) Reeb of Nevada; his brother, Jeremy Reeb of Nevada; his paternal grandparents, William R. and Georgan Reeb, his maternal grandparents, Frank and Wanda Bryant; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.
Friends may call Sunday afternoon from 1-3 p.m. at the Hughes-Allen Funeral Home. Graveside services will be planned and announced at a later date.
Mary E. Weaver
UPPER SANDUSKY --Mary E. Weaver, formerly of 718 Chestnut Drive, Upper Sandusky, died 9:46 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003, at Wyandot Manor Nursing Home, Upper Sandusky.
She was the daughter of the late Harry and Eva (Smith) Miller.
On May 30, 1939, in Upper Sandusky, she married Paul E. Weaver; he died Feb. 27, 2000.
She and her husband owned and operated the former Weaver Gas and Appliance for more than 50 years. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Upper Sandusky, and St. Joseph Catholic Church, Stuart, Fla. She enjoyed traveling, shopping and winters in Florida.
She is survived by brothers, Robert Miller, Upper Sandusky, and David Miller, Upper Sandusky; sisters, Jan Longstreth, Columbus, and Marjorie Blair, Upper Sandusky. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, Joseph Miller and Harry Miller.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at Bringman Clark and Co. Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky with Father Kent Kaufman officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter Catholic Cemetery, Upper Sandusky. Friends may call 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003, at Bringman Clark and Co. Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Peter Catholic Church, c/o Bringman Clark and Co. Funeral Home, P.O. Box 246, Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.
MARION -- F.M. Whitaker was born Oct. 2, 1929, and died on that date 74 years later. Born in Boston, Mass., he was the son of Francis and Mildred Elmendorf Whitaker.
On May 29, 1976, F.M. married Nancy Oborn and she survives in Marion.
He is also survived by cousins Irving Ruggles of Reading, Mass. and Jean Smith (Mrs. Al) of Chelmsford, Mass.
He graduated from Thayer Academy in South Braintree, Mass., in June 1947, and the University of Massachusetts in June 1951. He received a masters degree from The Ohio State University in 1959. The thesis that he wrote was titled "A History of Delaware, Ohio 1869 to 1880." He received a Ph.D. in history from The Ohio State University in 1971. His dissertation was titled "A History of the Ohio W.C.T.U. and the Amendment Campaign in 1883."
He became an assistant professor of history at the Marion Campus of The Ohio State University where he taught American history. He later became a case manager at the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville.
He was an avid reader of historical research and traveled to historic sites whenever possible. During his lifetime, he was also a photographer, wood carver, wood worker, model railroad enthusiast for the New Haven, Conn., line and a fisherman.
He was a member of Hiram Lodge 18 F & AM in Delaware and Lydia Chapter OES 83 in Marion.
He was a member of the National Audubon Society, Sierra Club, Nature Conservancy and the National Wildlife Federation.
Friends may call at the Denzer-Farison-Hottinger Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3, 2003. The funeral will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Mr. John Holliger officiating. Burial will be in Plum Cemetery near Lewistown in Logan County.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul's Episcopal Church Food Pantry, 197 E. Center St., Marion.