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Palladium-Item, Greenville, Ohio-Sunday, May 28, 1995
Greenville, Ohio- Frances S Heindl, 77, of 262 Marion Drive, formerly of Arcanum, Ohio, died Saturday, may 27, 1995, at Heartland of Greenville. She was born Nov 1, 1917 to Marshall and Lida (Foose) Evilsizor in Trotwood, Ohio. She was a homemaker and a member of Trotwood church of the Brethren. Survivors include two sons, Louis C Heindl, Jr of Pittsburg, Ohio and Thomas L Heindl of Greeneville; two daughters, Nancy baker and Patricia Fourman, both of Arcanum; two brothers, Lewis Evilsizor of Vandalia, Ohio, and Donald Evilsizor of Larwill; a sister, Marge Anthony of painter Creek, Ohio; 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis C Heindl, Sr who died last October, two sisters and a great grandson. Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, may 30, at Zechar Bailey funeral home in Greeneville, with the rev Bob Pfieffer officiating. Burial will be in Abbottsville Cemetery. Friends may call one hour before the services at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society


June 16, 1995 Fort Worth Star telegram pg 37
Watauga- James H JOHNSTON, 59, a digital imager with Tandy Corporation for over 17 years died Thursday at Bedford Hospital. Memorial Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Harvest Baptist Church. Survivors; wife, Delores Johnston of Watauga; five sons, Brian of Ft Worth, Christopher of Atoka, TN, Tim of St Petersburg, FLA, Maurice Bresette of Washburn Wisc, and Steven Scott of Staples, MN; three daughters, Renee Blair and Verna Yates, both of Watauga and Becky Evilsizer of Chillicothe, MO; 17 grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Mount Olive Funeral Home 2301 North Sylvania.


Springfield News Sun- Sat, June 17, 1995-Pg16
St Paris-
Earl C "Red" Pence, 80, of Urbana, formerly of St Paris, died at 11:15 a.m. Thursday in the Champaign Nursing Home, Urbana. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Sunday in the Richeson Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home, St Paris. Services there at 11 a.m. Monday; Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, St Paris.


URBANA DAILY CITIZEN Friday, June 16, 1995 page2:
Earl C. "Red" Pence, 80, Urbana, formerly of 235 W. Troy St., St. Paris, died at 11:15 a.m., Thursday, June 15, 1995, in Champaign Nursing Home, Urbana. He was born on Aug. 29, 1914, in St. Paris, the son of Faye and Bertha Ada (Sutton) Pence. He was a retired employee of the Hobart Brothers Company in Troy, and he attended the St. Paris First Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Norma Ethel (Evilsizor) Pence, to whom he was married on Oct. 23, 1935; one daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Dale "Mike" Davis, St. Paris; four grandsons, Denver, Dean, Don and Dan Davis; four great-granddaughters, Niki, Missy, Danielle and Maggie Davis; and one sister, Sarah Pence, St. Paris. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Cecil Pence. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, in the Richeson-Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home, St. Paris, with Pastor William E. Blain Jr., of the St. Paris Church of the Nazarene, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, in the funeral home."


Urbana Daily Citizen August 15 or 16th 1995

Frances E. Spurgur, 77, 225 Freeman Avenue, Urbana, died at 5 a.m., Wed Aug. 16, 1995 in her residence. She was born on Aug 17, 1917 in Champaign Co. the daughter of Jesse and Lydia (Taylor) Evilsizor. She was a member of Lagonda Avenue United Methodist church, Springfield. She is survived by eight nieces and nephews; and one brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Martha F. Evilsizor, Urbana. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Spurgur, a sister, Beatrice Kohn, and 2 brothers, Donald and Loren Evilsizor. Friends may call from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, in the Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home, Urbana. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery.


Springfield News-Sun Sunday August 20, 1995
Nellie E STRATTON , 92, of Springfield, died Thursday, August 17, 1995 in Community Hospital. She was born Feb 9, 1903 in Cedar Boggs, Champaign County, the daughter of Clement E and Urba Mae (WALKER) EVILSIZOR. She was a homemaker and worked in her home with direct clothing sales for ten years. She attended St John's Lutheran Church, Green Special Homemaker, Ladies of the Orient, Zuanna; Little Miami Rebeka Lodge No 379, Daughters of America, Home City Chapter #27.Survivors include two sons, Lloyd (Frank) F and Charles E STRATTON of Springfield; two daughters, Barbara Mae DUNCAN of Springfield and Ruth I GILLETTE of Lebanon, Tennessee; seven grandchildren; one step-grandchild; sixteen great grandchildren; and three step-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd W STRATTON  in January of 1979; a sister, Esther GERHARDT ; and three brothers, Norman, Paul and Millard EVILSIZOR . Friends may call Sunday from 5-8 p.m. in the Woods Allgier funeral home. Services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev Allen Dietz officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Squad 95.


Springfield News-Sun Wednesday September 20, 1995
Elizabeth A (Libby) BOYER , Loving mother and Grandmother,72, of 302 Third St, Tremont City, Ohio, died Monday September 18, 1995. She was born in Urbana, Ohio, on June 5, 1923, the daughter of J Luther and Mary (COMER) EVILSIZOR . A graduate of Urbana Local School in 1941 and attended Moore's Business College. Retired from W B Marvin Manufacturing Company in July 1990, following 46 years service. She is survived by daughters, Sherry PYLE  of Tremont City, and Debi GRIMM  of Springfield, Ohio, son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Laura BOYER  of Tremont City, Ohio, four granddaughters, Heidi PYLE , Holly PYLE , Cari GRIMM,  and Whitney Elizabeth BOYER , two great grandsons, Lucas PYLE  and Christopher OILER ; one brother, Charles W (Bill) EVILSIZOR; and one sister, Betty WATSON , both of Urbana, Ohio; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Sherm and Norma Jean LARRY  of Cable, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles W (Bill) BOYER on August 12, 1994. Family will receive friends 12 noon until time of service at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Walter-Schoedinger funeral home, Urbana, burial to follow in Spring Grove Cemetery, St Paris, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Cancer Association of Champaign County or to the American Heart Association.


The Fort Worth Star Telegram October 29, 1995
GRANBURY- Leland Ray Scott, 61, who retired from the Air Force and was a former employee of Lockheed Aircraft, died Friday in Watauga. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday in Holly Hills Memorial Park in Granbury. Mr Scott was born Oct 21, 1934 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Survivors; two sons, Steven Scott of Granbury and Maurice Bresette of Washburn, Wisc; stepson, Daniel Ross Caudle; three daughters, Verna Yates and Renee Blair, both of Watauga, and Rebecca Evilsizer of Chillicothe, MO; four brothers, Charles Scott of Corpus Christi, James Scott of Columbus, Ohio; Russell Scott of Camp Wood, and Jack Scott of College Station; two sisters, Grace Butler of Nordheim and Dixie Beard of Haynes City, Fla; 1 grandchildren; one great grandchild; nieces, Carolyn Kelly and Candy Scott and numerous other nieces and nephews. Guardian Cremation Society.


Publication Date: November 06, 1995 Source: Peoria Journal Star Page: D7
MORTON -- Raymond W. Evelsizer, 75, of North Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Morton, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1995, at his residence.Born Aug. 9, 1920, in Congerville to Carl and Mary Hexamer Evelsizer, he married Lorene Johnson in May 1940. She survives. Also surviving are two sons, Dennis of Forrest and Darwin of Mascoutah; one brother, Kenneth of Morton; four sisters, Lorene Koets and Irma Medendorp, both of Gilman, Elsie Meier of Ashkum and Wilma Thornton of Lansing, Mich.; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.He was a tool and die maker at Caterpillar Inc. in Peoria for 35 years, retiring in 1979.A World War II Army veteran, he was a member of the American Legion.He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church in North Fort Myers. Cremation has been accorded. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at Danforth Cemetery in Danforth.Memorials may be made to his church, 2691 NE Pine Island Road, North Fort Myers, Fla. 33903, or to any charity.


Gooding County Leader, January 3, 1996
Eula Vivian GEE, 81, Gooding, died Dec 23, 1995 at Gooding Rehabilitation and Living Center in Gooding. She was born on Aug 14, i8n Butler, MO, the daughter of Henry and Francis EVILSIZER. She attended schools in Gooding. She married Charles Gee on Aug 26, 1934 in Gooding at the Methodist parsonage. They farnmed north of Gooding for 56 years. Charles preceded her in death on Aug 22, 1974. She was a lifetime member of the Gooding United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, choir member and active with the United Methodist Women. She was a 50-plus member of the Gooding Grange, member of the 20th Century Club, active with the Gooding Hospital Auxiliary and served for many years with the American Red Cross Blood Bank. She is survived by her children, Peggy (Lawrence) LaRue of Wendell and Larry (Rhonnie) Gee of Rathdrum; sisters, Dorothy (Del) Cagle of Chico, CA, Alma (Bud) Quigley of McCammon, and Opal (Stan) Stanley of Medford, oregon; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren Funeral services were held Dec 28, at Gooding. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery.


THE SARASOTA HERALD-TRIBUNE Thursday, February 15, 1996 Page: 4B
Virgil E. Evilsizor, 87, Venice, died Feb. 13, 1996.
He was born Dec. 13, 1908, in St. Paris, Ohio, and came to Venice 21 years ago from Medina, Ohio. He was a personnel director for 21 years with Permould Co. He was a member of the Medina Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite of Columbus, Ohio. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Venice. Survivors include his wife, Savannah W.; a daughter, Jacqueline MacDonald of Columbus; a sister, Betty Terrell of Urbana, Ohio; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Christian Church of Venice. Burial will be in Venice Memorial Gardens. Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel, is in charge.Memorial donations may be made to the Building Fund, First Christian Church of Venice, 1475 E. Venice Ave., Venice, FL 34292.


Springfield News Sun Tuesday march 19, 1996

Lucille K Draper, 70, of Springfield, died Sunday evening, march 17, 1996, at Heartland of Springfield. She was born February 20, 1926 in Springfield Ohio, the daughter of Arthur and Sarah (Jones) Evilsizor. Mrs Draper was a member of Northridge Christina Fellowship and a devoted loving homemaker to her family. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Albert Smiht, Vicki Lynn and Lewis Pelfrey, all of Springfield; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Effie Payne of Texas, Sherman E, Jr, and Kathy Draper of Springfield; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Louise and Harold Mitch, Leona and Richard Patton, all of Springfield; ten grandchildren, Randy and Rod Payne, Allen and Eddie Smith, Tracy Lucas, Darrell Pelfrey, Stacy and J D Draper, Erika and Cole Townsend; eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, John Evilsizor; and one sister, Betty Roberts. Friends may call Tuesday from 6-8 at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1:30 P.M. with Pastor Phillip Shenk of Northridge Christian Fellowship officiating. Interment will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Mercy.


Springfield News Sun Friday July 19, 1996
URBANA- Lydia Taylor Evilsizor,98, died at 10:02 a.m. Thursday in the Champaign Nursing Home. Visitation 5-8 p.m. Friday at Walter-Schoedinger funeral home. Service there at 11 a.m. Saturday.


Dayton Daily News Saturday August 17, 1996
Rita M Evilsizor (Schroeder), age 74, of Vandalia, passed away Thursday, August 15, 1996 at Grandview Hospital after a sudden illness. A member of the Spring Valley Senior Citizen Center, Spring Valley, Ohio-Chapter No 122 of Dayton, the Humel Club of Columbus, National Geographic Society and the National Audubon Society. Rita is survived by her husband of 51 years, Lewis M Evilsizor, Sr of Vandalia; two daughters, Sandie and husband Terry Jones of Lebanon, Tanya and husband Carl Rice of Kettering; 1 son, Lewis M Evilsizor, Jr of Tucson, Arizona; six grandchildren, Erich and & Damian Evilsizor, Stacey and Michael Jones, Lisa Evilsizor and Karl Rice; two nephews, Tommy and Larry Schroeder. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:15 a.m. Monday, August 19, 1996 at St Christopher Catholic Church, Vandalia, with Father Charles Rohrkemper officiating. Burial Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the Morton and Whetstone funeral home, 139 S Dixie Dr, Vandalia on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. If so desired, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton in Rita's memory.


The Hartford City News-Times, Saturday, 14 December, 1996, Pg 2, Col 1
Cecil L Kirkwood, 93, 715 East Kickapoo St, hartford City, died Friday, December 13, 1996 at 6 a.m. in his residence from complications. He was born Sept 30, 1903 in Hartford City, Indiana, the son of Charles Kirkwood and Ella M (Marshall) Kirkwood. Both parents are deceased. He married Della (Evilsizer) Kirkwood, who died June 21, 1990. They were married in Hartford City December 24, 1927. He retired from 3m Company in 1968 after 46 years of service. Cecil attended Church of the Nazarene, Hartford City, being a lifelong resident of Blackford County. He is survived by a son Jerry C (wife Arlene) Kirkwood, Hartford City; daughter Jackie K(husband Dean) Shaw, St Petersburg Beach, FL; grandchildren, Chris A Kirkwood, Kimberly A Hyatt, Craig M Kirkwood, Michelle Hefielmire; nine great grandchildren, sister Bertha B Reed, Hartford City and several nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were sister, Lula Reading, Sister Celia Dearduff, brother Merritt L Kirkwood and brother William Clyde Kirkwood. Funeral services will be Monday, Dec 16, 1996 at 2 p.m. in Keplinger Funeral home. Rev H Gene Pool will officiate. Enterment will be in the Grden of the Memory Mausoleum at Garden of the Memory Cemetery, Muncie, IN Friends may call at the Keplinger Funeral Home Sunday from 8-9 p.m. and on Monday from 8 am until time of service at 2 p.m. Memorials may be made to Church of the Nazarene, Hartford City, IN.


Publication Date: December 27, 1996 Source: Peoria Journal Star Page: C11
Obituary: PEORIA -- John Adams, 100, of Peoria died at 3:51 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 1996, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Born Jan. 14, 1896, in Peoria to Peter and Anna Lindig Adams, he married Verna Augusta Miller on March 29, 1917. She died May 10, 1975. He also was preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Evelsizer, one grandson, three brothers and four sisters. Surviving are two daughters, Sister Marguerite and Verna Carter, both of Peoria; two sons, Robert of Bartonville and William of Pekin; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren. An employee of Herschel Manufacturing in East Peoria for 50 years, he retired as a supervisor in 1961. He was a lifelong member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, which is now St. Ann Catholic Church. He also was a life member of the St. Vincent DePaul Society and St. Boniface Men's Club. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at his church. The Rev. Richard Horvath will officiate. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Davison-Fulton Western Chapel, with a Scripture reading at 4 p.m. Visitation also will be 30 minutes before services at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria. Memorials may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church or St. Mary's Monastery in Nauvoo.


Orange County Register, Orange Co, Calif. December 3, 1996, pg b07
Gloria Annette Kowal, 72, of Irvine died Saturday. Services 10: a.m. Wednesday, Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove. Survivors: daughters, Joan Wold, Kathleen Evilsizer, five grandchildren, two great grandchildren.


Springfield News Sun Saturday, December 28, 1996
Janet E THWAITTES, 66, died Thursday in Mercy Medical Center in Springfield. She was born March 5, 1930 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Christopher H and Lola (THOMAS) EVILSIZOR. Mrs Thwaittes was a retired secretary with Don Engle Realty Company. Survivors include a daughter, Deborah A ELLIOTT  of Florida; a son and his wife, Randy A and Donna THWAITTES  of Kentucky; two brothers, Robert L and Barbara EVELSIZER  of Columbus, Ohio, and Richard A and Ruth EVELSIZOR  of Arizona; grandchildren, Julia and Christopher THWAITTES ; long time companion, Walter P LEIS  of Springfield; cousin Norma SULTZBACH; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 at the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home with services being held on Monday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Julie Carmean of Central United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the lung Association


The Fort Worth Star-Telegram February 26, 1997
ARLINGTON- Judd Lee, 86, a homemaker, died Monday February 24, 1997. Private grave side service was held Tuesday in Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington. Memorials: First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 313 N Center St, Arlington, TX 76011. Judd Lee was born April 17, 1910 in Ballinger. A former resident of Dallas, she lived in the Arlington area since 1949. Mrs Lee was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a past president and honorary life member of the United Methodist Woman and a longtime member of the Builde
rs Class. She was a beloved resident of Heritage Oaks. Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law Kitty Lee and Truman Byrce of Arlington; daughter Karen Lee Johnson of Abilene; brother, M A Ferguson, Jr of Winnsboro; five grandchildren, Mickey Bryce of Tempe Arizona and five great grandchildren, David Allison, Laura, Rebecca and Michael Bryce and Cody Evilsizer.


Publication Date: February 27, 1997 Source: Tulsa World Page: A2
Oeta Marie Evilsizer, 89, former owner of New Way Laundry, died Wednesday. Graveside services 2 p.m. Friday, GAR Cemetery. Cooper-Althouse


Oklahoma, March 24, 1997
Bessie M Evilsizer, 86, 454 Old Highway 71, died at 1:40 a.m. Sunday, March 23, 1997, at a local nursing home after a short illness. Mrs Evilsizer was born Sept 18, 1910 near Grove, Okla. She lived since 1976 in the Joplin area, moving from the state of Montana. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She married Clarence Evilsizer on Jan 29, 1929, at Miami, Okla. He survives. Additional survivors include a son, Tom Evilsizer, Lawton, Okla; a daughter Sharon Durels, New York, NY; a sister, Jo Allen, Los Angeles, Calif; nine grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Highland Cemetery, Lawton. Arrangements are under the direction of Becker Funeral Home, Lawton. Local arrangements are under the direction of Mason Woodard Mortuary, Joplin.


Ann Arbor News April 20, 1997

Evilsizer, Raymond E. Manchester, MI

Age 73, passed away on April 18, 1997. Ray was born in Tipton on November 9, 1922, the son of Benjamin and Josephine (Murphy) Evilsizer. On July 19, 1947 he married Juanita M. Coy and she survives. Ray was a veteran of WWII serving in the European Theater. He retired from Ford Motor Company in 1976  fter over 30 years of service. He was also a member of the Houghton Lake Association and a member of L.A.W. local 812 of Saline. Raymond is also survived by one son, Ronald (Martha) Evilsizer, one daughter Eileen (Joe) Maissoy, seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, two brothers, Fay Evilsizer and Jack Evilsizer, all of Manchester, one sister, Betty Geiger of Lewiston, MI. He was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters and one grandson. Visitation will be on Saturday from 6-8 p.m. and on Sunday from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m.. Funeral services will be on Monday April 21, 1997 at 11 p .m. from Jenter Braun Funeral Home, Manchester with Rev. Thomas A.Davenport, officiating. Interment will take place at Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Tecumseh. Memorials may be made to the Manchester Fire Department.


Publication Date: April 22, 1997 Source: Peoria Journal Star Page: D7
EUREKA -- Ona Luella Crump, 90, of 700 N. Main, formerly of Carlock and Congerville, died at 10:26 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 1997, at Maple Lawn Health Care. Born Dec. 28, 1906, in Congerville to Bert and Lillie Evelsizer Irion, she married Harold R. Crump on Oct. 21, 1928, in Bloomington. He died Dec. 13, 1988. She also was preceded in death by one daughter, three brothers and one sister. Surviving are one daughter, Patricia Knapp of Goodfield; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Jake Irion of Germantown Hills; and two sisters, Launa Sharp of Eureka and Wilberta Buckley of Chillicothe. She and her husband farmed in the Carlock area before retiring to Congerville.She was a member of Congerville Mennonite Church in Congerville, where she served as a Sunday School teacher for many years. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at her church, where visitation will be one hour before services. The Revs. Art Simpson and Robert Harnish will officiate. Burial will be in White Oak Cemetery (the Democrat cemetery) north of Carlock. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the assembly room of Maple Lawn Homes. The Rev. Robert Harnish will officiate. Memorials may be made to her church.


Publication Date: April 26, 1997 Source: The Kansas City Star Page: C4
CSM Carl C. Williams was born November 3, 1916, in Urbana, OH, the son of Harry and Susie Williams (deceased). He graduated from West Liberty High School in 1935 and was a meat cutter in Lakeview, OH, until he was drafted in the U.S. Army on June 25, 1941. He served in World War II with the 90th Infantry Division, as First Sergeant of Co. C, 358th Infantry Regiment. CSM Williams participated in the Normandy invasion of Europe, landing at Utah Beach on D+2 (June 8, 1944). When the war was declard over in Europe (May 8, 1945), he was in Czechoslovakia after being in five major Battle Campaigns, including the Battle of the Bulge. He received the Purple Heart and many other awards and commendations, including the Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster for heroic action, the Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Combat Infantry Badge. CSM Williams was discharged from the Army in October 1945 and went back to cutting meat in Springfield, OH. However, he re-enlisted in the Army in December 1948 and retired in August 1968 with the rank of Command Sergeant Major. He was accepted in the U.S. Civil Service in July 1969, retiring in July 1977, when he and his wife, Maxine, moved from Topeka, KS, to San Antonio, TX, where he lived until his death. He was preceded in death by his brother, Clifford Williams. Survivors include his wife, Maxine, San Antonio, TX; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Larry McGurn, Prairie Village, KS, Patricia and Kevin Steele, Salina, KS; stepdaughter, Mrs. Mareda Kennedy, Tampa, FL; stepsons, Jim Ayers and Max Ayers, both of Wichita, KS; grandchildren, Maureen McGurn, Russell and Philip Steele, Dwayne and Jesse Kennedy, Ashley and Zachary Ayers; sisters, Mrs. Helen McClain, West Liberty, OH, Mrs. Mary Halker, Huntsville, OH, Mrs. Lucy Earick, Bellefontaine, OH, Mrs. Delpha Minnich, DeGraff, OH, Mrs. Jennie Evilsizor, Appleton, WI, Mrs. Joan Lones and Mrs. Susie Hamburger, both of Lakeview, OH; and many nieces and nepehews. (Arrangements: Porter Loring Mortuary, 1101 McCullough, San Antonio, TX, 78212 (210) 227-8221)


Springfield News-Sun, Sunday, May 4, 1997 pg8d
RUTH L..ALEXANDER
91 of Springfield, died at 5:50 ‘p.m. Friday,. May 2. 1997 in Heartland of Springfield. She was born May 4. 1905 in Champaign County, Ohio a daughter of Albert and Anna (Hamilton) Evilsizor. Mrs. Atexander was a Past President and life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars umber 1031 Auxiliary and the Elderly United of Springfield. She was also a former member of theUnion Club. Survivors include her.daughter and son-in­hw, Edith and Canton “Cash” Johnson; son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Ethel Reed all of :SpringfieId; three grandchildren Madge’ and Charles Morris. Springfield, Jeanie and Don Hay- the, Springfield. and Deann Wick of Belle Center, 0h. Five great grandchildren and four great-great - grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry "Skip" Alexander on Juriè 25, 1964. Graveside Services will be held at II a.m. Tuesday in the Fairfield Cemetery, Fairborn, with the Rev. James Reed Officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Monday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL .HOME, Spring­field. Contributions may be made to the Veterans of Foreign War Cancer Society or to the Elderly United of Springfield.


Kansas City Star 5/17/1997
Phillip Andrew "Flipper" Evilsizer, 21, b Independence, MO, passed away Saturday, May 17, 1997, in Independence, as the result of an automobile accident. Funeral Services will be 10:a.m. Tuesday, May 20, at Speaks Suburban Chapel,; burial in Oak Ridge Memory Gardens. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Chapel. Memorial Contributions are suggested to MADD. Philip was born March 17, 1976, in Kansas City, and had lived in this area all his life, In 1990, he was instrumental in developing the Ozark Storm Band, which toured the country for over five years. Philip was the drummer. He attended the Grace Community Church in his youth. Surviving are his parents, Glenda and Jim Carpenter, of the home; his father, Larry Evilsizer, Independence, MO-, his fiancee,Amy Lynn Rose, and their baby which is due in December of 1997, Independence, MO; two brothers,Brian D. Carpenter, Kansas City, and Parry L. Evilsizer, of the home-, four sisters, Elizabeth Ann Bromley, Independence, MO, Rebecca Jean Mustain, Rocky Comfort, MO, Lisa Jewell Wright, Anderson, MO, and Tammie Lynn Hansen, Neosho, MO; his paternal grandmother, Jessie Marie Carpenter, Independence, MO; aunts and uncles, including John and Sherry Scarlet, Walt Evilsizer and Danny Evilsizer; seven nieces and nephews, Benjamin Bromley, Michelle Carter, James Randale Wright, Jr., Andrew Lee Wright, Courtney Lynn Hansen, Ashlee D, Carpenter and Corey James Carpenter; many cousins and other relatives; and his best friend, Richard Best. (Arrangements: Speaks Surburban Chapel)


Urbana Daily Citizen Monday July 8, 1997
Clara Marie Evilsizor, 64, of Urbana, died Sunday, July 27, 197 at 4 a.m. in Eaglewood Care Center, Springfield. She was born September 8, 1932, the daughter of Charles E and Francis (Stephanich) Humphreville in Roundup Montana. She served in the U S Air Force for three years during the Korean era. She and her husband owned and operated Country View Adult Family Home on Jackson Hill Rd. Mrs Evilsizor retired in 1982 after thirty years being with the Champaign County Health Board of Education. She was a life time member of Chapter No 31 of the Disabled American Veterans. She is survived by her husband, Richard R Evilsizor, who she married Dec 16, 1955 in Seguin, Texas; her mother, Francis S Mitchell of El Reno , Okla; one daughter, Tina M (Glenn) Blair, of Urbana; one son, Richard R (Linda) Evilsizer, Jr of Norwich; two sisters, Frances Mae (Burl) Mitchell, of El Reno, Okla., Ruby (Dick) Giacoletto, of Rancho Mirage, Calif; one brother, Franklin D (Rowena) Humphreville, of Yukon, Okla; eight grandchildren, Rhonda A Bucki, of Florida, Christopher Evilsizor, of Piqua, April and Lisa Laffterty of Norwich, Glenn Blair of Lackland AFB, Texas, Kelli, Amanda and Christopher Blair, of Urbana; two great grandchildren, Ashley and Quentin ; and a nephew, Andrew D Evilsizor who made his home with Marie. She was preceded in death by her father. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 1997, in the Littleton and Rue Funeral Home, Urbana, where services will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. with Calvin Rowland officiating. Burial will be in Oak Dale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to MADD or Box 13, Urbana Fire Department


THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC Tuesday, July 22, 1997 Section: Valley And State Edition: Final Chaser Page: B3
Maria Rodriguez Quesada,
73, of Phoenix, a homemaker, died July 19, 1997. She was born in the Phillipines. Survivors include her husband, Rudy; daughters, Mina Bellomy, Rebecca Evilsizer, Linda Claudio, Naila Middleton, Lida Conners and Percy Applebee; sons, Rico and Noel; sister, Luciana Mariano; brother, Eboy Rodriguez; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Greer-Wilson Funeral Home, 5921 W. Thomas Road, Phoenix. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday, St. Matthews Church, 2038 W. Van Buren St., Phoenix.


Lima News, Lima Ohio, Sunday, 10 Aug 1997
Edna Irene Foltz, 96, died at 6:10 a.m. August 8, 1997, at Lima manor Nursing Home, Lima. She was born July 17, 1901, in Urbana, to Jason and Eliza Smith Evilsizor. On April 4, 1925 she married Carl H Foltz, who died Nov 3, 1962. Mrs Foltz worked at the Banta Candy factory. She was a member of the Elderly Day Care Center and Lima Mennonite Church. Survivors include three sons, Harold Foltz, Walter Foltz and Dale Foltz, all of Lima; two daughters, Martha (Bill) Kirkpatrick and June Glasco, both of Lima; 21 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Dean Foltz and Lloyd Foltz; a brother, Eugene Evilsizor; a sister, Florence Morris; and one grandson. Graveside service will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Monday at Memorial ark Cemetery. The Rev Mervin Miller will officiate. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to Marimor Industries. Arrangements are through Siferd Westwood Chapel


Springfield News Sun-Tuesday, Sept 30, 1997, Pg 14
Theodore SHEETS, Sr, 95 died September 27, 1997 at his grandson's residence. He was an entrepreneur in dry cleaning chemical distilling and various manufacturing operations. He was a member of the British Chemical Society. He is survived by his daughters-in-law, Alice SHEETS  of Urbana, Lucille SHEETS of Cleveland; grandchildren, Bruce and Kari SHEETS  of Springfield, Jan and Wilbur ENTSMINGER of South Charleston, Sondra POKOA  of Topeka, Kansas, David SHEETS of Cleveland, Randall and Marjorie SHEETS of Orange, California; Byron and Luanna SHEETS  of North Brook Illinois, great-grandchildren, Amy and Dana Lewis, Brian, David, Daniel and Randall Jr, SHEETS.  special friends, Karl BRAUN and Sterling COOPER.  He was preceded in death by his sons, Earle, Jack and Theodore Jr SHEETS ; sister Violet LUNDY ; and brother, Renold SHEETS . Grave side services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nettle Creek Cemetery with the Rev Rick Clos officiating. The family is being served by the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home


Springfield News Sun Sunday October 19, 1997
Harry Richard Evisizor, 75, of New Carlisle Ohio, died Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 8:42 p.m. in McCauley Center, Urbana. He was born October 14, 1922 in Champaign County Ohio, the son of Loren and Eunice (Groves) Evilsizor. He was a retired Civil Service employee of Wright Patterson Air Force Base and a navigator during WW II in the Army Corp. He is survived by his wife, Gladys; three sons, Larry and wife Karen Evilsizor of Centerville, Ohio; Roland and wife Marcia Evilsizor of Lima, Ohio; Dennis Evilsizor of Kettering, Ohio; daughter Cheryl and husband James Ferrier of Greely, Pennsylvania; mother Eunice Evilsizor of Urbana, Ohio; seven grandchildren; two step sons, Don and wife Pat Sprague of Trotwood, Ohio; two step grandchildren; brother Edward and wife Margaret Evilsizor of Urbana. He was preceded in death by his father and wife Pauline in 1984. Services will be held Monday, October 20, 1997 at 2 p.m. in the Trostel Chapman and Christmas funeral home, New Carlisle with Pastor Clarence Dinnen officiating. Burial will follow in New Carlisle Cemetery. Friends may call one hour before services. If desired, memorial contribution may be made to the National Parkinson Disease Foundation


Publication Date: November 04, 1997 Source: The Kansas City Star Page: B4
Obituary: Edith O'Brien Cahill, 100, Mission Hills, passed away Sunday, November 2, at the Villa St. Joseph Nursing Center. Private Graveside services will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to Children's Mercy Hospital, or The Salvation Army.

Edith was born in Albert Lee, MN, and attended schools in Kirksville, MO, before moving to the Kansas City area. She owned and operated Terry Sales Company for 55 years before retiring in 1985. She was a former member of the Women's Chamber of Commerce. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Cahill. She is survived by her daughters, Lucille Armacost and her husband, Don, and Mildred Evilsizer; seven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Edith loved to do needle - work, traveling, and antiques. Edith was kind, loving, determined, and will be missed by all who knew her. (Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Over - land Park Chapel)


Kansas City Star-Friday, Dec 26, 1997
Johnnie L EVILSIZER, 80, Bosworth , MO died December 24, 1997 at the Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe, MO. Funeral Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, December 27, at the Gibson Funeral Home in Brunswick, MO; burial at the Lakeside Cemetery, Sumner, MO. Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. Friday at the Gibson Funeral Home in Brunswick. Contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.


Columbus Dispatch Pg 6C 12/30/1997

Martha Rebecca Evilsizer, age 86 of Worthington formerly of Pataskala died Saturday at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Retired owner of Dormlake Kennels. Preceded in death by parents Asa and Effie Waymer, brother Don (Roma) Waymer, son John (Barbara) Wymer. Survived by granddaughter Linda (Paul) George of Westerville; step-son and family Charles (Phyllis) Evilsizer of Franklin. There will be no services, just request to remember her in your heart and prayers. In leau of flowers, please make a donation to your charity of choice. Arrangements under the direction of Warren F Kauber Funeral Home, Pataskla.


White Pigeon: Michigan, April , 1998
Robert Hugh EVILSIZOR, 62, of 306 S. Washington St., White Pigeon, a former 24 year maintenance man for White Pigeon Schools, died April 26, 1998, at his home following an extended illness. He was born June 6, 1935, in Springfield, Ohio, a son of Willard and Olive (BRIT) EVILSIZOR. A White Pigeon resident most of his life, he graduated in 1954 from White Pigeon High School. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959. On Nov. 20, 1982, he married Toni STRAWSER at White Pigeon United Methodist Church. He was employed four years at RC Cola in Sturgis. After retiring from White Pigeon Schools on July 11, 1996, he delivered papers for the Sturgis Journal. A member of the White Pigeon United Methodist Church, he also was a member of the White Pigeon Men's Bowling Association, the Tuesday Night Golf League, and participated in adult softball and served as a Little League coach. Surviving are his wife; three sons, Brad and Dennis EVILSIZOR, both of White Pigeon, and David EVILSIZOR of Mendon; two step-daughters, Mrs. Johnny (Angel) LEMONS of South Bend, Ind., and Mary HARTMAN of Elkhart; one grandson, Brandon Scott EVILSIZOR; four step-grandchildren, Sherry and Nickie LEMONS and Aaron and Amy HARTMAN; two sisters, Dorothy STEINER of Springfield, Ohio, and Mrs. Reg (Vicki) PLATZ of White Pigeon; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Danny; one sister, Virgie TUCKER; and two brothers, Richard and Russell EVILSIZOR. Relatives and friends may call at the EVILSIZOR home following graveside services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the White Pigeon Township Cemetery, White Pigeon. Ken Ward and the Rev. James R. EVILSIZOR of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Osceola Mill, Pa., will officiate. Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association. Envelopes are available at the Farrand Funeral Home of White Pigeon, which is handling the arrangements. Transcribed from an original newspaper clipping from the 'Sturgis Daily Journal', which serves the St. Joseph Co., Michigan area.

Copy provided by Sturgis Public Library.


Springfield News Sun Tuesday June 2, 1998
Frederick J HOLL, 80, of the Ohio Masonic Home, died Monday, , June 1, 1998 at 2:20 p.m. at the Community Hospital. He was born July 19, 1917 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Julius and Amelia (EVILSIZOR) HOLL . A lifelong resident , he worked as a buyer for Main Auto. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the United States Air Force. Frederick was a member of Central Christian Church where he was an Elder Emeritus. He also sand in the choir, was the director of Youth and Kum Dubble Chapel Classes and served as treasurer of the Building Fund during the building of the new church. He was a member of Clark Lodge 101 Free and Accepted Masons. Survivors include his wife, Virginia (METZ) HOLL ; a brother Paul M (Ruth) HOLL of Pawnee, Illinois; a dear sister-in-law Miriam M ACTON of Springfield; and several nieces , nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Katherine HOLL . Friends may call Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams funeral home. Cark Lodge services will be held Wednesday at 8:45 p.m. . Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 2 p.m. Thursday with one hour prior visitation with Dr Steve Minor and Rev John Hearp officiating. Interment will follow in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, Contributions in Mr Holl's memory may be made to Central Christian Church Music Fund.


Newspaper not known ( c6/11/1998)

Wilma Jean Evilsizor Hunter, age 70 of West Jefferson OHio, passed away Thursday at Doctors Hospital West Columbus. Born September 19, 1927 in Christianburg, Ohio to the late Clement Price Evilsizor and Lillian (Edmonds) Evilsizor. Wilma retired from Jefferson Local schools as a teacher in the Special Education Department. She was a member of the West Jefferson United Methodist Church, Delta Kappa Gamma Teaching Sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority and Madison County Chapter of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association. Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Robert M "Bfee" Hunter; three sons, Steven G (Trudy) of Chillicothe, Oh; David J (Lisa) of Largo Fla and Robert R (Toni) of Columbus, OH; 1 daughter, Laura (Steve) Loveless of London, Oh; 6 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; step sister, Joyce Hoover of Troy, Oh; special aunt, Ruth Johnson of Calif; aunts Betty Terrell and Gladys Evilsizor, both of Urbana and Mable Evilsizor of Springfield; numerous cousins and friends. Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday June 13, 1998 in the Rader- McDonald Funeral Home, West Jefferson, Ohio with pastor Paul Burgett officiating. Interment to follow in Hampton Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 5-8 and Sat from 10-12 noon. The family request for those who wish, contributions may be made to the Hurt Battelle Memorial Library, 270 Lilly Chapel Rd, West Jefferson


"Dayton (O.) Daily News" Friday, June 12, 1998:
"STORCK, Earl W. Age 86, of Huber Heights, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 1998. He retired in 1972 as a General Foreman from Frigidaire after 40 years of service. He was a member of Foreman Club & Engineer Club of Dayton, 51 yr. member and Past Master of Wayne Grange, life-long member of Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church, where he served as a trustee for many years, served as School Board President and on the Zoning Board of Wayne Township, and Master Mason in Michael L. Finnell Lodge, Fairborn, OH. Preceded in death by his son, Roger William. Surviving are his loving wife of 64 years, Mildred; son and daughter-in-law, Richard E. & Marilyn of Huber Heights, daughter and son-in-law, Melanie & Greg Kovach of Farmersville; daughter-in-law, Rhelda of Van Wert, OH; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral service 10:30 A.M. Monday at Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church, 7505 Taylorsville Rd., with Pastor Jack Drodge officiating. Interment Medway Cemetery. Friends may call at the Marker & Heller Funeral Home, Huber Heights Chapel, 5844 Old Troy Pike on Sunday from 2-5 P.M. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church in his memory."


Springfield News, July 2, 1998
Judy I BREAKALL , 54, of Springfield, died Wednesday evening, July 1, 1998, in Community Hospital. She was born April 8, 1944 in Springfield Ohio, the Daughter of David and Ethel (ADAMS) LITTLE . Judy was a retired home health aide and was a past member of the Fraternal order of Eagles Aeerie 397. Her survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Ronald L and Tine BREAKALL of Springfield; two sisters, Mary EVILSIZOR ; and Linda WILMAN , three brothers and one sister-in-law, Donald LITTLE , Paul and Candace LITTLE and Jerry LITTLE ; one grandson, Ronald L "Boogie" BREAKALL l, ILL; special friends, Martha Jo BRYANT  and Sue PERKINS ; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald BREAKALL in 1978; and one brother, Ernest LITTLE . Funeral services will be held in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Hom Monday at 2 P.M. with pastor Jerry Stinger of the Victory Baptist Church officiating. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service. Burial will be in Clifton Cemetery.


The Wichita Eagle July 18, 1998
Mary Katherine PEARCE, 66, former Labette County Medical Center physical therapy department employee, died Thursday, July 16, 1998. Service 1:30 P.M. Monday, Faith United Methodist Church. Survivors include husband, Raymond; sons Ed of parsons, Chuck of Tulsa; daughters, Julie ODell of Erie, Patty Wells, Peggy Kinsch, both of Parsons; brothers, Robert Evilsizer of Colorado, Larry Evilsizer of Fresno, Calif; sisters Fancis Walters of Norwalk, CA; Evelyn Merchant of Mission; Cynthia Bruemmer of Ferguson, MO; 13 grandchildren; Four great grandchildren. Memorial has been established with the Little Lighthouse, Tulsa Oklahoma, Carson-Wall Funeral Home


Springfield News Sun Tuesday August 18, 1998
Virginia (METZ) HOLL  77, of Springfield, died Sunday, August 216, 198 at 3:30 p.m. in the Ohio Masonic Home. She was born Jan 18, 1921 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Frank and Virginia (GIBLER) METZ . She was a lifelong resident of Springfield and was a member of the Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) where she had served as the organist and pianist. She was also the accompanist for many productions of the former Music Stage. She is survived by one brother, Philip METZ , of San Diego, California; one sister, Miriam ACTON  of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Frederick J HOLL on June 1, 1998. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday 7-9 p.m. at the Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Dr Steve Minor officiating. Interment will follow in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest contributions be made to the Music Fund of the Cental Christian Church.


Peoria Journal Star (IL), Obituaries, 1991-99 Headline: Donna Bean Publication Date: October 06, 1998
Obituary: LEROY -- Donna Jean Bean, 70, of 105 W. School St. died at 10:55 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 1998, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington. Born July 6, 1928, in Bloomington to J. Donald and Normal L. Evelsizer Blunk, she married Kenneth D. Bean on Aug. 9, 1947, in Veedersburg, Ind. He survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Randy (Pamela) Payne of East Peoria and Jo Ann Bean of Affton, Mo.; one son, Steven of Ventura, Calif.; her father of Normal; four granddaughters; and two great-granddaughters. Her mother preceded her in death. She worked for State Farm Insurance Co. and later at Hicks Gas for 15 years until retiring. She was a member of Oak Grove Christian Church in Monticello, Ind. She was a former den mother for the Boy Scouts. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Stubblefield-Froelich Memorial Home, Normal. The Rev. Jack Nicolay will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the memorial home. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery, Bloomington. Memorials may be made to OSF St. Joseph Medical Center.


Auburn Journal (California); Sunday 18 October 1998; page A-6.
"CAROL E. WRIGHT
Carol Elizabeth Evilsizer Wright
died
in Sacramento Oct. 15, 1998 at the age of 77.
Mrs. Wright was born Feb. 19, 1921 in New Concord, Ohio. She lived in Reynoldsburg and Pataskale, Ohio before moving to Auburn in 1993.She graduated from Muskingum College in 1958 with a degree in education and taught fifth grade for 30 years. Mrs. Wright was an active member of the American Belgian Tervesren Club for 27 years.Survivors include daughter Lynn Wellman of Auburn; granddaughters Staci Carrington of Roseville and Michelle Baker and Aubrey Wellman, both of Auburn; great-granddaughters Bridget, Amanda and Nicole Dean and Cathryn Baker; and great-grandson Joseph Baker. She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest, and her son, Steven. A funeral is scheduled for today, but no time or location is available."


Urbana Daily Citizen Thursday, Dec 31, 1998
William F Evilsizor, 99, formerly of 7 S. Monroe St, Christianburg, Oh, at 10:40 P.M. on Tuesday December 29, 1998. Born June 1, 1899, in Champaign County, Ohio, he was the son of Vernie Evilsizor and Lizzie (Crabill) Evilsizor, both deceased. He was a self-employed farmer most of his life and was formerly employed by the village of Christianburg. He is survived by two sons and two daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Esther Evilsizor of Piqua, and Gary and Ruth Ann Evilsizor, of Troy; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Dorothy and Ralph Van Kirk of Piqua and Peggy and Don Hazelwood of Christianburg; 14 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; a daughter-in-law Carolyn Evilsizor, of Troy and a sister-in-law, Eunice Evilsizor, of Urbana. He was preceded in death by his wife Grace D Evilsizor, who he married on Oct 7, 1920, and who preceded him in death on July 22, 1992; a son, Othello "Bub" Evilsizor; a brother, Loren Evilsizor; and a sister Lula Garver. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan 2, 1999, at 1 P.M. in the Richeson Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home, 216 S Springfield St, St Paris, Ohio with the Rev Douglas Flinn of the Christianburg Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Upper Honey Creek Cemetery, Christianburg. A visitation will be held Saturday, Jan 2, 1999 from 11 A.M. until the time of service at 1 P.M. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Christianburg Fire Company, P O Box 300, Christianburg, Ohio 45389. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Due to inclement weather, William F Evilsizor's funeral service and visitation on January 2, 1999 had to be postponed. New arrangements will be as follows: Funeral services on Tuesday, January 5, 1999 at 1:P.M. Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 5 from 11 A.M. until the time of service.


Springfield News Sun Friday January 1, 1999
William F Evilsizor, 99, formerly of Christianburg, died at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday in Harborside Healthcare Center, Troy. Visitation two hours prior to service at 1 p.m. Saturday in Richeson-Wickham and Atkins funeral home, St Paris; burial in Upper Honey Creek Cemetery, Christianburg


Springfield News Sun, Friday, Jan 22, 1999, Pg7
Elden A FAULKNER , 81, formerly of 517 E Church St, died at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday in Mercy Memorial Hospital. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today in the Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home. Services there 10:30 a.m. Saturday.


Publication Date: January 13, 1999 Source: Peoria Journal Star
Obituary: CHILLICOTHE -- Wilberta G. "Bertie" Buckley, 80, of 17407 N.
Krause Road died at 4:50 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, 1999, at St. Joseph Nursing Home in Lacon. Born Feb. 11, 1918, in Congerville to Bert and Lillian Evelsizer Irions, she married Melvin Nicoll in July 1937. He preceded her in death.She also was preceded by three brothers and three sisters. She later married Cornelius P. "Buck" Buckley on Feb. 24, 1949, in Brookfield, Mo. He survives. Also surviving are two sons, Joel Nicoll of Chillicothe and Michael Buckley of Laura; one daughter, Mrs. Ron (Theresa) Kenyon of Sparland; seven grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and one brother, Jake Irions of Chillicothe.She and her second husband farmed in rural Chillicothe for many years. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Weber Funeral Home, where visitation will be one hour before services. Deacon Bob Murphy will officiate. Burial will be in Chillicothe City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Rescue 33 or Methodist Hospice.


Publication Date: January 27, 1999 Source: Peoria Journal Star Page:
Obituary: NORMAL -- J. Donald Blunk, 93, of 701 Hale St. died at 3:12 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at Heritage Manor in Bloomington.Born Jan. 4, 1906, in Jasper County to William and Blanche Morgan Blunk, he married Norma L. Evelsizer on July 3, 1927, in Normal. She died July 3, 1998.One daughter, Donna Bean, four brothers and one sister also preceded him in death. Surviving are one sister; three grandchildren; one adopted grandchild; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.He retired from the Normal Post Office after 28 years. He was a member of University Christian Church in Normal and was active with Normal Peace Meal.Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at East Lawn Funeral Home, Bloomington. The Rev. James Turner will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to his church or Heritage Manor.


Urbana Daily Citizen Tuesday March 23, 1999
Fred Eugene Evilsizor, 66, of Urbana, died Friday, March 19, 1999, in his residence. He was born Feb 9, 1933 in Champaign County, Ohio, the son of Clyde and Iva (Russell) Evilsizor. Mr Evilsizor served in the U S Army and Air Force. Survivors include his wife of 17 years, Patsy, two sisters and brother-in-law, Mary and Jim Johnson and Charlotte Evilsizor all of Urbana; two brothers and sister-in-law Clyde and Mary Evilsizor, Jr of Urbana, and Jim and Mae Evisizor of Florida; several nieces and nephews. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family . Arrangements are being handled by the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Urbana. Contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice


Southfield, Michigan , January , 1999
Philip O Evilsizer, Age 78 Passed away Thursday, january 7, 1999. He was a WWII Veteran and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his four children, Jay Evilsizer of FL, Susan (Greg) Therrien and their son Eric of CA, Kathy Evilsizer of CA and Denise (Barney) Langner of CA; his former wife, Alvira Evilsizer of Birmingham, MI. At Philip's wishes cremation has taken place. There will be a Graveside memorial service at the White Chapel Cemetery in Southfield, MI at a later date.


Charleston Gazette (West Virginia) Obituaries  Publication date Feb 2, 1999
Flora Beatrice "Bea" Lewis, 75, of Charleston died Feb 1, 1999 at home after a short illness. She was a retired clerk from the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office Tax Department. Surviving: son Paul "Butch" Lewis of Charleston; sister, Joyce Evilsizer of South Charleston; grand daughter Christy Ann Lewis. Service will be 2 P.M. Wednesday at Bartlett-Burdette-Cox funeral home. with the rev Robert Wilmoth officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St Albana. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. today at the funeral home


Urbana Daily Citizen Tuesday March 23, 1999
Fred Eugene Evilsizor, 66, of Urbana, died Friday, March 19, 1999, in his residence. He was born Feb 9, 1933 in Champaign County, Ohio, the son of Clyde and Iva (Russell) Evilsizor. Mr Evilsizor served in the U S Army and Air Force. Survivors include his wife of 17 years, Patsy, two sisters and brother-in-law, Mary and Jim Johnson and Charlotte Evilsizor all of Urbana; two brothers and sister-in-law Clyde and Mary Evilsizor, Jr of Urbana, and Jim and Mae Evisizor of Florida; several nieces and nephews. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family . Arrangements are being handled by the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Urbana. Contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice


Springfield News- March 24, 1999
HOWARD Juanita M. (Shumaker) Howard, 91, of West Liberty, died Wednesday, March 23, 1999 in Green Hills Center. She was born July 5, 1907 in West Liberty, Oh., the daughter of William and Nellie (Lapp) Shumaker. She was a member of Brookwood Presbyterian Church of Columbus, where she served as Deacon, Past President of Columbus African Violet Society, Judge at International African Violet Society, and President of Alpha Chi Omega Mothers Club at Ohio State University. Survivors include 1 daughter, Betty Joy Beatty of Springfield; 2 sisters, Ruth Miller of Springfield and Mary Evilsizor of Bellefontaine; 2 grandchildren, Timothy Hecht of San Francisco, Calif. and David Hecht of Albuquerque, N.M.; 2 great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Eric Hecht of Washington, D.C. She was preceded in death by her husband Lee E. Howard in 1961, 1 son-in-law Benjamin Beatty, a brother William A. Shumaker and a grandson James Hecht. A public gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday from 10-11 a.m. in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME, Highland Chapel, West Liberty. Funeral ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Dr. John Cheetham officiating. Burial will be in Glen Rest Memorial Estate, Reynoldsburg, Oh. Contributions may be made to the Green Hills Center, West Liberty, Oh. 45537.


The Arizona Daily Star Tucson, AZ May 26, 1999
EVILSIZER, Floyd R., 80, passed away on May 20, 1999 in Tucson, Arizona. Preceded in death by his wife, Joy and brother, Howard of Michigan. Mr. Evilsizer is survived by a daughter in Oregon. Floyd worked and retired from Clinton Valley Center in Pontiac, Michigan. He spent his final years enjoying his woodworking and gardening. He traveled throughout the west. He also enjoyed the animals of the desert. Interment will be at the Green Valley Mortuary, Green Valley, Arizona next to his wife. There will be no local service, however a visitation will be Thursday, May 27, 1999 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to ``The Reid Park Zoo,'' 1100 S. Randolph Way, Tucson, AZ 85716. This was his favorite spot for peace and enjoyment.


Obituaries published in the Akron Beacon Journal-Thursday, June 24, 1999
Pauline Edna Evelsizer (nee Dailey), 87, died June 21, 1999.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. THURSDAY at Rose Hill Burial Park, with Rev. David L. Scavuzzo officiating. Friends may call at the Billow FAIRLAWN Chapel, 85 N. Miller Rd., THURSDAY at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Building Fund at Northampton United Methodist Church, 852 W. Bath Rd., Cuyahoga Falls 44223. (Billow FAIRLAWN Chapel, 867-4141.)


Journal, The Newspaper Location: New Ulm, MN, US
Theo M. Forsyth, 103, of Redwood Falls, died Monday, July 5, 1999 at Redwood Falls Hospital. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Faith United Methodist Church in Sleepy Eye with burial in Home Cemetery, Sleepy Eye. Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Faith United Methodist Church, Sleepy Eye. Arrangements have been made with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. She is survived by her son, Robert Schwint of Sleepy Eye, daughters, Marge and husband Ivan Sandmann of Sleepy Eye, Frances and husband Russ Feig of Raymond, Grace and husband Bill Voker of Sleepy Eye; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 25 great-great grandchildren; and abrother, Russell Stowell of Des Moines, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Frank Schwint in 1951, and also her husband Robert; four brothers; five sisters; a daughter, Hazel and husband Ed Ebelsisor, a daughter-in-law Janet Schwint, and a grandson, Ronnie Sandmann. She was born Feb. 15, 1896 in Plover, Iowa, to John and Martha (Cady) Stowell. She grew up and attended school in Plover. She married Frank Schwint on Feb. 14, 1915, in Plover. The couple lived on a farmer near Plover until moving to Evan in 1926. A couple of years later they moved to Sleepy Eye and when the hospital was built, she worked there as a cook for many years. Frank preceded her in death in 1951. She married Robert Forsyth on July 16, 1958 in New Ulm and they made their home in Sleepy Eye. She moved to Redwood Falls in 1980.


Denver Post, Tuesday, August 31, 1999
POLICE KILL MAN WIELDING KNIFE AT FIRE SCENE

Denver Police shot and killed a man armed with a knife in his fire-gutted apartment early Denver police Friday morning after they said he lunged at them with the knife.
Steven Craig Evilsizer, 35, was dead on arrival at Denver Health Medical Center just before 6 a.m., police said. The incident started with a 3 a.m. fire in Evilsizer's apartment at Baker Tower, 330 Acorns St. Firefighters evacuated the third, fourth and fifth floors of the building and put out the fire in apartment 411 before it spread. Arson investigators determined that the fire started in Evilsizer's bed, Denver Fire Department spokeswoman Linell Galleon said. Evilsizer was not in the apartment when fire-fighters arrived. But as investigators were leaving the building, a resident told them he was in a building stairwell. When an investigator went to talk with him, Evilsizer acted "suspicious" and "paranoid," Galleon said. Evilsizer then bolted from the stairwell and tried to get back into his apartment, which had been sealed, officials said. Evilsizer ran into a neighbor's unit and grabbed a knife, Galleon said. He then climbed across the balcony to get back into his apartment. Meanwhile, investigators had called police. When police arrives, firefighters knocked down the door to Evilsizer's apartment. Three officers and two fire investigators pleaded with Evilsizer to put down the knife, but he wouldn't, said Lt. Frank Conner, Denver Police spokesman. In an attempt to get Evilsizer to comply, one office sprayed him with pepper spray. "It had the opposite effect" Conner said. "It enraged him and he lunged at them with the knife." All three policemen, Karl Roller, James Lucero and Dean Walker, opened fire. The arson investigators, who were armed did not fire. The shooting is being investigated by the homicide until, which will turn over its findings to the district attorney's office. Conner could not say how many times the three officers opened fire, but a fourth-floor resident who asked not to be identified said he heard at least ten shots. "There were a lot of shots," he said, "and I knew he was dead." Evilsizer had been arrested in Denver on drug violations in June and July. He had a Denver arrest record dating back to 1985. Several residents of the 11 story building called 911, Galleon said. Most residents were apparently awakened by either the building's fire alarm or neighbors. "I heard people screaming "FIRE"," said resident Katie McEntire.

THE DENVER POST Friday, October 22, 1999 Section: DENVER AND THE WEST Page: B-03
BY ANN SCHRADER
POLICE OFFICERS EXONERATED IN AUGUST SHOOTING DEATH

Three Denver police officers have been cleared of criminal wrongdoing in the August shooting death of a 35-year-old catering worker. Assistant Denver District Attorney Chuck Lepley said Thursday that Steven Evilsizer "clearly presented an imminent threat" to the lives of officers Karl Roller, James Lucero and Dean Walker. Officers fired 23 bullets at Evilsizer and killed him Aug. 27 after he refused to drop a knife. Evilsizer, who was legally drunk and had a high level of cocaine in his body, had become involved in a confrontation with officers in his burned-out apartment at 330 Acoma St. Lepley said his decision is based on criminal law standards and does not limit any civil action or administrative action by the Denver Police Department. Evilsizer's father, Marshall, said the investigation was "pretty thorough."

"I talked about it with my family and we have decided we're not going to do anything," he said. "We're going to drop the situation and let it die." At the time of the shooting, fire investigators were probing the cause of the fire, which apparently started in Evilsizer's apartment. Evilsizer returned to the scene and picked up a knife with a 4 3/8-inch blade from his next-door neighbor's apartment when investigators said they wanted to speak with him about the fire. One of the fire investigators drew his service pistol when Evilsizer moved toward him, witnesses said. Then Evilsizer climbed from the neighbor's balcony to his own and went into his apartment. Police were called to help. They entered Evilsizer's darkened apartment, which had fire debris and residual smoke, the investigation showed. The officers and several witnesses said Evilsizer was crouched in the bedroom closet, holding what several people said was a blue Thermos and the knife. When Evilsizer refused several orders from the officers to drop the knife, Officer Darren Ulrich shot a blast of pepper spray into his face. Evilsizer then abruptly moved out of the closet, and the three officers fired at him "almost simultaneously," the DA's report stated. The shots were fired in rapid succession, and the officers stopped shooting at almost the same time, the report said. "These facts are all consistent with an instantaneous reaction to an immediate and significant threat to life," the report stated.


THE DENVER POST
DEADLY FORCE OUT OF HAND

Tuesday, October 5, 1999 Section: DENVER AND THE WEST Page: B-01

Steven Evilsizer didn't have a chance. The 35-year-old catering worker was drunk and high on cocaine the night of Aug. 27 when a fire apparently started in his Acoma Street apartment. When fire investigators encountered him at the scene, they called for police backup. Three Denver police officers arrived, bringing the number of public safety personnel in the apartment to five. All of them were armed with guns. Evilsizer was behaving erratically, according to the police reports, and one of the officers attempted to subdue him with pepper spray. That only enraged him. He lunged at them. The police officers opened fire. The subsequent autopsy report showed 14 bullet wounds, including shots to his head, chest and abdomen. Five of the bullets entered his body from the back. Evilsizer was armed with a steak knife. Police policy stipulates that officers are authorized to defend themselves when it appears they are in imminent danger. Apparently, they determined that this was just such an extreme situation.

In retrospect, that explanation is hard to swallow. If the five officers on the scene, all presumably well trained, alert and working together, had attempted to wrestle the drug-addled Evilsizer to the ground, chances are one of those officers would have received a nasty cut, a superficial knife wound. And even though it probably would have been sufficient force if the officers had jumped him, most of us would believe they were justified in the heat of the moment if one of them had discharged a service weapon and shot Evilsizer in the hand or the leg to disable him. It's just awfully hard to understand why they riddled his body with gunfire, clearly shooting to kill and continuing to fire after he was down, even if his behavior with that steak knife was really, really scary. Denver police and the district attorney are reviewing the case, and this time we shouldn't settle for their all-too-familiar rationalizations for the use of deadly force. Police violence all across the country is growing. As Americans have embraced aggressive efforts to reduce crime, we've averted our eyes to it. Human Rights Watch has found that incidents of police brutality, including shoving, beating and manhandling suspects as well as unjustified shootings, have increased dramatically in 14 major cities over the past five years. While officers usually are vindicated after internal investigations, several victims' families have successfully pursued wrongful-death complaints. Settlements of those claims have cost Denver taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars in the last year alone. In Denver, where a videotaped arrest last summer showed officers brutally kicking and beating a suspect; where police indiscriminately gassed a stadium full of college football fans because they looked like they might riot; and where an inebriated man brandishing a steak knife is blown away with 14 bullet wounds, it's time to take a closer look. The same old whitewash won't cut it anymore.

THE DENVER POST
MOM TELLS OF SON'S BITTERSWEET LIFE AND ITS ENDING IN A POLICE SHOOTING

Sunday, November 28, 1999 Section: PERSPECTIVE Page: G-02 BY DEE EVILSIZER

I am the mother of Steven Evilsizer, who was shot and killed by police on Aug. 27. The indescribable heartache of losing our son has prevented me from responding until now, but I feel I owe it to Steven, his wife, his grandparents and his extended family to comment on these articles that have caused so much pain for our family. The media have devoted considerable space to the negative side of our son and how he died. How much space will they allow for his positive side? Regarding the articles:

Immediately after this tragic event, members of the family were inundated with phone calls from the newspapers, radio stations, etc. - each one pressing us for our reaction to the shooting in an obvious attempt to get us to lash out verbally at the police for their actions. (We even received calls and letters from lawyers offering their services for a lawsuit.) In the midst of our emotional anguish, we were trying so very hard to refrain from judgment of the police or making comment until after the investigations were completed. The few comments we did make were taken out of context, and it seemed to us that we were made to sound like cold, uncaring parents - when in fact, the pain and agony of losing our son (especially under such tragic circumstances) interspersed with the inevitable question, What could we have done differently?? were so debilitating. In one article, my husband was made to sound as though he would have recommended "five shots" (when he was trying to make the point that he did not understand why so many shots had to be fired.) At another point, it was stated that I did not condemn the police for their actions, then added almost glibly was my comment, "The police had a job to do." Reporters and media callers admonished us for not being angry enough. (If I were to direct my anger, it would be toward the dealers who reap huge profits from the lives they destroy with the drugs they peddle.)

While they were conducting their investigation, Chuck Lepley of the district attorney's office was very responsive and sensitive to our requests for information. We have now reviewed the investigative reports from the fire investigators and the DA's office and watched the taped interviews of the policemen and the fire investigators involved. As devastating as it is, we cannot deny the fact that Steven's state of mind (altered by the paranoia resulting from high drug/alcohol levels) and his refusal to comply with the policemen's repeated warnings and demands prompted their reactions.

Although we will never understand why the three policemen felt it necessary to fire a total of 23 shots to stop Steven, we are cognizant of the fact that our son's actions placed himself and others in harm's way. We realize he had to be stopped from injuring others with the knife he held in his hand. That's what I meant when I said I understood that the police had a job to do. Did all three policemen overreact? Many seem to think so. The truth is we will never know because we weren't there faced with making those split-second assessments and decisions. And, unlike in the movies, they do not attempt to shoot weapons out of the person's hand or shoot an armed person in the leg, etc.

We thank God that our son's actions did not result in death or injury to the policemen, the firefighters, or the occupants of the apartment building that night.

Additionally, we were horror-struck by two things: First, the horrible "mug shot" photograph that originally appeared on some TV stations and in the newspapers. Is it asking too much for the media to request a decent photograph from the family? Young nieces and nephews were horrified by the photograph because they didn't recognize that person as their Uncle Steve. (The Post and Channel 4 News later substituted another photograph when we pleaded with them to use one provided by the family.)

Second, was it really necessary to include a diagram representing our son's bullet-ridden body in the Oct. 4 article that appeared after the autopsy report was made public?

That depiction was not of a cardboard target for shooting practice - that was our son, for God's sake!! Do you have any idea of the emotional impact that had on the family?

I would like to tell you about the other side of our son. The Steven we knew and loved was sensitive and kind, was deeply touched by the music and lyrics of his favorite songs (he recently expressed to an aunt how the words of the song, "In the Arms of the Angels" by Sarah McLachlan, spoke to him these days). He loved fly fishing, camping, the Colorado mountains, skiing, Eric Clapton songs, airplanes, air shows, cars, Trivial Pursuit, reading, cooking - and his family.

Steven was the first grandchild on both sides and was still called T-Bone, a childhood nickname, by his grandfather.

There was a certain sense of melancholy as he watched his younger brothers go off to college, but he was extremely proud of them: Todd (a pilot) who would call Steve during the good times and ask if he wanted to go flying with him; and Brad (a musician) whose heart ached over the plight of his "big brother" and the call he feared he would receive someday. And did.

Steve's culinary skills (from years in the catering and banquet business) made family holidays very special. He even catered his own wedding! Grandparents, aunts/uncles and cousins knew they could count on Steve for always remembering family birthdays and anniversaries and sending meaningful cards and notes to mark the occasion.

Steve derived such joy in doing special things for his friends and family in an attempt make up for some of the anguish he knew he had caused them. He was especially eager to work alongside his dad on various projects.

Recently, while house/pet sitting for a close friend who was out of town, Steve replanted the newly planted tomato plants that had surrendered to a late frost. He cared. It was reported that Steve was recently a banquet captain at the Hyatt Regency when in fact he was assistant director of outlets, had been named Manager of the Month last December, and had recently been promoted to executive steward due to his many achievements and awards at the Hyatt.

That error may seem trivial to you, but it's important to us in that it says so much about Steve's progress and achievements in overcoming his addiction. (Additionally, while at the Denver Athletic Club, he had been named Employee of the Year.)

Steven received tremendous support from the hotel staff during the periods when he appeared to be winning his battle over his alcoholism; and he was so proud of his accomplishments at the hotel. His memorial service was attended by at least 50 employees from the Hyatt, many of whom came forward to express personal thoughts and recollections of Steve. There were those who knew firsthand of the battle Steve fought every day.

And truly it was a daily battle. He used to say, "I fight it every single day. Some days I win; some days I lose."

And what prompted the lack of self-esteem that led to his addiction? As his parents, we ask ourselves that question every day; I wish I had the answer. Why does a young boy with an extremely high IQ turn to drugs? (Steve attended Mission Viejo Elementary, Laredo Middle School, and Smoky Hill High School where he had been active in scouting, sports, etc.) I do know that he still carried the scars caused by the seemingly harmless teasing and harassment by classmates in elementary and middle school (when "acceptance" and "belonging" is everything). Even as a slender adult, he used to say that every time he looked in the mirror he saw that fat kid that the other kids made fun of. If only kids could realize that words even more than actions can cut such deep wounds - wounds that sometimes never heal.

Whatever the cause(s), his addiction caused Steve to lose his feeling of self-worth, his job, his wife and ultimately his life. Seemingly at the top of his game in December, he relapsed in January (for whatever reason) and started the downward spiral from which he could not seem to recover. The cycle was always the same: relapse, followed by unbearable pain, guilt and depression (not to mention the brushes with the law), soothed only by more alcohol or drugs.

The weariness from his insomnia was a constant. He struggled valiantly for a long time and sought help through an extensive drug/alcohol rehab program, AA, one-on-one counseling, etc. Steven knew he had a wife and family that loved and supported him, but even that was not enough. (As parents, we are thankful that he had a loving wife who filled a void in his life no parent can ever fill; but she could no longer endure the emotional and financial/legal consequences of his relapses and blackouts.) He eventually caved in to the debilitating weariness that overcame him. He used to say, "I'm so tired of starting over." While his wife and family struggled to draw the line between "support" and "enabling," he set forth on a path of self-destruction. And our repeated attempts to intercede were in vain. He felt he had lost everything and had simply given up.

In my heart I feel that it was God who decided when Steve would leave this world, not the policemen that night. The man they shot was not the Steven we knew and loved; but he took our Steven with him.

We had "lost" the son we knew before the first shot was ever fired. Perhaps God felt Steven had struggled long enough with the emotional roller coaster caused by the periods of positive recovery shattered by the recurrent relapses.

Now there will only be one set of footprints in the sand. We take comfort in knowing that he is finally at peace - a peace that seems to have eluded him in this life. No more pain, no more struggle.

Our lives have been forever changed; there will always be that void. Neither tears nor unwarranted lawsuits will bring him back.

As we struggle to bring closure and to go on with our lives one day at a time, we are haunted by the events of Aug. 27; but we will not allow them to overshadow the good memories of a beloved son. In our hearts, he will live forever!

Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO), Obit., 1998-99

Publication Date: August 30, 1999 Source: Denver Rocky Mountain News

Obituary: * STEVEN CRAIG EVILSIZER, 35, of Denver died Aug. 27. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Faith Presbyterian Church, 11373 E. Alameda Ave. Mr. Evilsizer was born in the Philippines on June 1, 1964. He married Candyce Evilsizer. He worked in banquet and catering services. Survivors include his wife; parents Marshall and Deloris of Denver; brothers Todd of Denver, Brad of Texas; grandparents Emerald and Mary Everhart of Indiana, Alpha Cabe of South Carolina, Mary Jane of Dacono.

Publication Date: September 05, 1999 Source: Denver Rocky Mountain News

Obituary: * STEVEN CRAIG EVILSIZER, 35, of Denver died Aug. 27. Services were Aug. 31. Mr. Evilsizer was born in the Philippines on June 1,1964. Survivors include wife Candyce; parents Marshall and Deloris; brothers Todd of Denver, Brad of Texas; grandparents Emerald and Mary Everhart of Indiana; grandfather Alpha Cabe of South Carolina; grandmother Mary Jane of Dacono.

Headline: POLICE FILE REPORT ON KILLING OF MAN PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE WILL DECIDE WHETHER SHOOTING VIOLATED THE LAW

Publication Date: October 05, 1999 Source: Denver Rocky Mountain NewsPage: 4A
Obituary: Evilsizer, 35, who worked in local restaurants, had led a troubled life.
His legal history, according to his father, included two arrests for driving under the influence, and one for possession of drugs.Police said he also had a history of mental problems.An autopsy report showed cocaine in Evilsizer's blood at the time of his death. He was also drunk.Evilsizer was killed in his apartment at 330 Acoma St.Firefighters doused a fire, and suspected Evilsizer set it off by torching his bed. Arson investigators said they tried to question Evilsizer, but he brandished a knife and fled to his charred apartment.Police responded, and sprayed him with mace to subdue him. They said he then lunged at them with the knife, and they fired. *P


LIMA NEWS, Lima, Ohio Friday, September 17, 1999 Section: B Page: B2
SUSIE J. HAMBURGER, 65, Lakeview, died at 11 a.m. Sept. 15, 1999, at her residence.She was born Feb. 15, 1934, in West Liberty to Harry V. Williams and Susie P.Clem Williams Kauffman. On May 5, 1952, she married Ross R. "Bud" Hamburger,who died Feb. 24, 1998.Mrs. Hamburger was a homemaker. She was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3615 Auxiliary, Indian Lake.Survivors include two sons, Joel (Robin) Hamburger and Michael (Carol) Hamburger, both of Lakeview; two daughters, Pamela (Steve) Stiles of Wapakoneta and Deborah (James) Alspaugh of Lakeview; six sisters, Helen McClain of West Liberty, Mary Halker of Huntsville, Lucy Earick of Bellefontaine, Delpha Minnich of Rosewood, Jennie Evilsizor of Hortonville, Wis., and Joan Lones of Lakeview; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by two sons, Dennis Paul and Robert R. Hamburger; two brothers, Carl and Clifford Williams; and a granddaughter. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at Van Horn Funeral Home, Lakeview. The Rev. John Dodds will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery, New Hampshire. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. *P


CHARESTON< WV, September 26, 1999
Frankie Marie Sayre, 69, of Nitro, WV, departed this life, September 25, 1999 at Morris Memorial Nursing Home, Milton, WV following an extended illness.She was born May 23, 1930 in Roane County, a daughter of the late, Russel G. and Marjorie B. (Evilsizer) Phillips.She was a homemaker, a member of the Cross Lanes Bible Church, a volunteer at the Rehabilitation Center at Institute and was a 45 year resident of Nitro.Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Don C. Sayre; son, Dan T. Sayre of Nitro; daughter, Donna (Sayre) Neumann of Greenville, SC; brothers, Golden Phillips of Melbourne, FL, Kenneth Phillips of Nitro, Stephen Phillips of St. Albans; sisters, Erca Wrighton of Melbourne, FL and Anna Mae Doolittle of Spencer; grandchildren, Nathanael Neumann and Isaiah Neumann; several nieces and nephews.She was also preceded in death by a brother, Rolland Phillips.Service will be Tuesday, September 28, 1999--1 PM at Cooke Funeral Home, Nitro, WV with Pastor, David Thaxton officiating. Burial will follow in the Blaine Memorial Cemetery, Cottageville, WV. Visitation 6:30 - 9 PM Monday at the Cooke Funeral Home, Nitro, WV. Arrangements by Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV.


Springfield News Sun Tuesday October 12, 1999
Jack A EVILSIZOR , 81, formerly of Springfield, died Friday, October 8, 1999 in Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney, Ohio. He was born August 18, 1918 in Springfield, the son of Horace V and Hazel (BISER) EVILSIZOR. Jack began his career at age 15 in the mail room as a helper with the Springfield News-Sun, serving as branch manager, city circulation manager, transportation director, and finally as district counselor. Jack was a former member of Clark Lodge 101, Free and Accepted Masons, and recently transferred to Boggs Lodge 292, DeGraff, Ohio. He was a Scottish Rite Mason with the Valley of Dayton and a member of the Terre Haute United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy L (WOODARD) EVILSIZOR  of DeGraff, Ohio; a son and his wife Ted and Kristy EVILSIZOR of DeGraff, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Amanda MYERS  of Minister, Ohio, and Alyssa and Andrew EVILSIZER  of Sidney, Ohio. His body was entrusted to the Woods Allgier Funeral Home , where friends may call Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Rev Paul R Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Scottish Rite Childrens Foundation, Dayton, Ohio


Springfield News Sun Sunday September 26, 1999
Dorothy A Evilsizor, 78, of Springfield, died in her residence at 9:24 a.m. Friday. Visitation is from 2-4 p.m. today at the Jackson Lytle &Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel; services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the funeral home. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty, Ohio


Publication Date: November 15, 1999 Source: Peoria Journal Star Page: B4
Obituary: EAST PEORIA -- Ella May Schmidt, 92, of Tempe, Ariz., formerly of East Peoria, died Friday, Nov. 12, 1999, in Tempe. Born Feb. 10, 1907, in Congerville to Charles Leslie and Minie Evelsizer Irion Sr., she married John Edwin Schmidt on June 1, 1927, in Congerville. He died March 17, 1981, in Tempe. Also preceding her in death were one son, Gerald Schmidt, and one daughter, Karen May. Surviving are one daughter, Joyce Lecocq of Tempe; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four stepgreat- grandchildren. She was a member of Grace Community Church in Tempe and a former member of First Methodist Church of East Peoria. She also was a member of Tempe Women's Club and the Christian Indian School Auxiliary. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Schmidt-Haller Funeral Parlors in East Peoria, where visitation will be one hour before services. Burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery.


Peoria Journal Star (IL), Obituaries, 1991-99 Publication Date: November 16, 1999 Peoria Journal Star, Peoria, Illinois Page: B4
Obituary: GRIDLEY -- Sybil L. Lee, 84, of Gridley died at 5:06 a.m. Monday, Nov. 15, 1999, at Beulah Land Christian Home in Flanagan.Born May 6, 1915, in Franklin County to Francis M. and Velma B.Hannis Greenwood, she married Wayne E. Simpkins on April 20, 1935, in Mulkeytown. She later married Orville G. Lee on June 26, 1964, in Kankakee. He died Oct. 22, 1981.Two brothers, one sister and one great-great-grandson also preceded her in death.Surviving are one daughter, Betty (and John) Fleming of Gridley; four sisters, Mildred Darnell of Bradley, Nadine Tennison and Charlotte EVILSIZER,, both of Christopher, and Darlene Sherbet of Cadiz, Ky.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A member of the Hairdressers Association in Bloomington, she was a self-employed hairdresser in the Gridley area for more than 35 years.She was a member of First United Church of Gridley and the Gridley Home Extension.Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at her church. The Rev. Jack Nicolay will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before services at the church. Burial will be in Gridley Cemetery. Froelich Memorial Home in Gridley is in charge of arrangements.Memorials may be made to her church or to Gridley Emergency Medical Services.


Clark Co, OH -Littleton Rue Funeral Home Obituary Notices-December 5, 1999
Alton M. Gentis , 83 Valley Pike Urbana, where he lived on the family farm all his life, passed away Sunday, December 5, 1999 in Mercy Memorial Hospital. He was born August 22, 1916 in Champaign County, Ohio the son of Clifford and Effie (Furrow) Gentis. He was Past Master of Harmony Lodge No. 8 F.& A.M., Chancellor of the Knights of Pythias, Board of Directors for the Westville Grain Company for 44 years, and was a member of the Board of Education in the Mad River Schools and served for many years on the Board of Elections. Mr. Gentis won the first Tractor Pull ever held at the Champaign County Fair. He was a farmer and a rural Mail Carrier for twenty years. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Ruth Ann (Gard), one daughter and son-in-law, Jo Ann and Dan Trostel, of Urbana, four sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel and Janet Gentis, of Urbana, Richard and Dianne Gentis of Piqua, Ronald and Sue Gentis of Springfield, David and Sandra Gentis of Urbana, one sister Lillian Brookhart of Tipp City, Ohio, eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Milford Gentis. Private graveside services will be held at the convience of the family. Masonic and Knights of Pythians Services will be held at the graveside. Burial will be in Terre Haute Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the donors favorite charity or church. Express condolences to the family thru www.littletonandrue.com.


Springfield News-Sun, Saturday, December 11, 1999

Vivian J EVILSIZOR, 80 of 5667 Kiser lake Rd, Conover, Ohio, died Thursday, December 9, 1999 at 10:22 p.m. in Mercy Hospital, Urbana, OH. She was born September 4, 1919, in Champaign County, Ohio, the daughter of Herman C and Thora (LEMMON) MAURICE. She was a 1937 graduate of Harrison-Adams High School, Rosewood, Ohio, and retired in 1985 from the Graham School District, where she worked as a cook for 28 years. Mrs EVILSIZOR was a member of the Rosewood United Methodist Church and a member of Ermeritus of the United Methodist Women. For several years she served as a 4-H advisor and volunteered as a reading asistant at Graham North. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Donald W EVILSIZOR, whom she married on September 8, 1945; one son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Lesa EVILSIZOR of Norfolk, Nebraska; two daughters and sons-in-law, Cheryl and Edward MATUSIK of Orlando , Florida; and Caren and Pat WAGNER of Urbana, Ohio; five grandchildren, Angela and Michele MATUSIK of Orlando, Florida; Matt and Kyle WAGNER, both of Urbana; and Desmond LEWIS of Blytheville, Arkansas; two great grandchildren, Anthony and Amanda MATUSIK of Orlando, FLA; one sister, Faye GEUY of Quincy, OH; two brothers, Ivan (maxine) MAURICE of urbana, and Ray (Norma) MAURICE of Rosewood. She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Hazel MAURICE; and one brother, Clyde MAURICE. Friends may call Sunday, December 12, 1999 from 2-6 p.m in the Richeson-Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home, 216 South Springfield St, St paris, OH. Funeral services will be held Monday, December 13, 1999 at 11 a.m. in the Rosewood United Methodist Church, Rosewood, OH, with rev Jerry LEWIS officiating. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery, North State Rt 235, conover. memorial contributions may be made to Rosewood United Methodist Church, P O Box 102, Rosewood, OH 43070


Springfield News-Sun-Saturday, December 11, 1999, Pg 14
St Paris-Norma E Pence, 85, of 2380 S State Route 68, died at 7:15 a.m. Friday in the Champaign Nursing Home. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Monday in the Richeson Wickham Funeral Home, service there 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Urbana Daily Citizen Saturday, Dec 1,, 1999
Norma E Pence, 85, 2380 US Route 68, Urbana, Ohio and formerly of 235 W Troy St, St Paris, died Friday, December 10, 1999 at 7:15 A.M. in the Champaign Nursing Home, Urbana, Ohio. She was born June 23, 1914 in Terre haute, Ohio, the daughter of the Coral and Myrtle (Medick) Evilsizor. She graduated from Westville High School, Westville, Ohio in 1932, was a member of the St Paris Church of the Nazarene and was formerly employed by Hobart Brothers, Troy. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Dale "Mike" Davis of St Paris; four grandsons, Denver Davis of St Paris, Dean and Judy Davis of St Paris, Don and Barbara Davis of Kingston, Ohio, and Dan and Mandy Davis of St Paris; four great granddaughters, Niki, Missy and Danielle Davis of St Paris and Maggie Davis of Kingston, Ohio; one sister, Nitabelle Journell of Urbana. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl "Red" Pence, whom she married on October 23, 1935 and preceded in in death on June 15, 1995; one brother, Norman Evilsizor; one sister, Norbetta Sellers. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 14, 1999 at 11 A.M. at the Richeson-Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home, 216 N Springfield St, St Paris with Pastor Clifford Kissinger, chaplain a Champaign Nursing Home officiating. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, West Troy Street, St Paris, Ohio. Visitation will be Monday, Dec 13, 1999 from 4-7 P.M. in the funeral home


Springfield News-Sun, Saturday, December 11, 1999

Hazel Elizabeth GRIEST, 88 of Springfield, Ohio, died at 7:15 a.m. Friday, December 10, 1999 in Dayview Care Center, New Carlisle, Ohio. She was born September, 1911 in Clark county, Ohio, the daughter of Fred M and Nellie M (MORNINGSTARE) SUVER. She was a lifelong member of the Bethel baptist Church. Hazel was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald GRIEST in 1969, and her daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Jim McGowan. Survivors include three children, Robert and wife Barbara, New Carlisle, Lois and husband Bill , Kettering, ohio, Richard and wife Carol of Cpringfield; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, December 13, 1999 in the Bethel Baptist Church, Carlisle Pike, Springfield, Ohio. Pastor Jim SKEDEL officiating; Burial will be in the New Carlisle Cemetery. Firends may call form 2-6 Sunday in the Trostel, Chapman, Christmas Funeral Home, New Carlisle. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dayview Care Center or to the Bethel Baptist Church.


Urbana Citizen Saturday December 18, 1999
David E "Big D" EVILSIZOR  66, of 5994 Molunkee St, Cable, Ohio, made his peace with this world Thursday, Dec 16, 1999 in Community Hospital, Springfield, Ohio. He was born Feb 25, 1933 in Clark County, to Grover and Dorothy EVILSIZOR . He retired from White's Sales and Service. Dave is survived by his wife Joyce (KESSLER) EVILSIZOR ; son David Eldon EVILSIZOR, Jr; three daughters, Deborah E (EVILSIZOR) RICKETTS , Christina L (Evilsizor) KLIESMIT, and Cheryl L (EVILSIZOR) JOHNSON ; six grandchildren, Kurry M KLIESMIT t, Josh M FOY , Jennifer M FOY, , Rikki R RICKETTS, Cary Jo KNOTTS  and Tyson J KNOTTS, all of the Urbana area; brothers Richard and Joseph EVILSIZOR , sisters Marjorie ADKINS , Betty LITTRELL , Jean ROWLAND and Elnora NICHOLS , all of Urbana, Florence LAUGHLIN  of Sidney, Ohio; several nieces and nephews and Diane and Andy EVILSIZOR of Urbana. The family will receive friends in the Walter Schoedinger funeral home on Sunday Dec 19, 1999 fro 3-5 p.m where the funeral services will be held on Monday Dec 20, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Calvin Rowland, officiating. Please send your heartfelt donations to the Community Hospital Independent Endowment Fund ICU Unit at Community Hospital, 530 S Burnett Rd, Springfield, Ohio in David's memory. The life giving and Heart sharing efforts are greatly appreciated. Burial will be in Oak Dale Cemetery. Pallbearers are Josh M FOY , Tyson J KNOTTS , Kurry M KLIESMIT , Rick RICKETTS , Lee BOYD , Bill BUROKER, Jim WHITE, Phillip (Smitty) SMITH , Rick CLAY , Phillip ROWLAND, Garland (Buddy) NICHOLS, Jr, Joey NICHOLS , Randy EVILSIZOR , Frank KENDRICKS , Tim LITTRELL , Dean KESSLER, Howard KESSLER , Earl KESSLER, Jr and Richard KESSLER.


Publication Date: January 05, 2000 Source: The Pantagraph Bloomington, IL Page: A7
Obituary: Patti Evelsizer Olson, 68, R.R. 3, Box 124, Bloomington, died at 6 a.m. Monday (Jan. 3, 2000) at her residence. She had battled Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) for seven years. Her funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington, Pastor Knight Wells officiating. Burial will be in Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the memorial home.Mrs. Olson was born April 20, 1931, in Bloomington, the daughter of Melvin G. and Ruth C. (Thomas) Evelsizer. She married Milton L.Olson on Sept. 2, 1951, in Bloomington. He survives.Other survivors include one daughter, Julie (Tom) Shadid, Normal; three sons, Larry Olson and Brian (Elaine) Olson, both of Normal; and David (Kathy) Olson, Bloomington; and one sister, Karen (Ed) Lambert, Kankakee.Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Kari (James) Scott, Meggan Olson, Chad Olson, Jennifer Olson, Brianna Olson, Sara Shadid, Kyle Shadid and Katie Shadid.Her parents preceded her in death.Mrs. Olson had formerly worked at State Farm Insurance Co.; Montgomery Ward; and Funk Seed Co.She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church.She enjoyed being a homemaker. She was very appreciative of the love and support of family and friends during her illness. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.


Springfield OH News-Sun, Friday, January 7th, 2000.
Alice Leona Evilsizer 97 of Urbana passed away Wednesday, January 5th, 2000, in the Champaign Co, Nursing Home. She was born June 14, 1902, in Urbana, Ohio, the daughter of Jasper and Emma (Hamilton) Evilsizor. Alice is survived by one sister, Thelma Seelenbinder of Springfield and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, Virgil W Evilsizor; two sisters, Mary Grow and Maude Evilsizor; five brothers, Oscar, Arthur, Robert, Clifford and Willard. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan 8th, 2000 in the Littleton & Rue Funeral Home, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. with Rev Clifford Kissinger officiating. Burial will be in the nettle Creek Cemetery. You may express condolences to the family through www.littletonandrue.com. (Obit of brother Charles Clifford 1937 says she is single at the time of his death.)


THE FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM OBITUARIES
Saturday, January 15, 2000 Section: METRO Edition: FINAL Page: 13 STAR-TELEGRAM
ARLINGTON -- Ida L. Williams , 91, a full time housewife, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, in Arlington.
Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Burial: Moore Memorial Gardens in Arlington. Ida L. Williams was born March 15, 1908, in Finley, Okla. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Williams. Survivors: Nephew, Robert Nance and his wife, Frances, of Joshua; stepbrother, Herman Caldwell of Fort Worth; sisters, Geraldine Kirksey of Arkansas, Blanche Bowen of Tyler and Lucille Nolen of Oklahoma; grandnieces, Robin Stricklin and her husband, David, of Kennedale, Wanda Kelly and her husband, Pete, of Rendon, Charlotte Peterson and her husband, Bill, of Arlington and Robbie Evilsizer and her husband, Donny, of Arlington; grand nephew, David Nance and his wife, Stephanie, of Weatherford; and also many other loving relatives and friends. Moore Funeral Home 1219 N. Davis Drive, 275-2711


LIMA NEWS
GRACE MORRIS BASINGER, 71, LIMA, DIED AT 8:40 A.M. JAN. 16, 2000, AT ARTHUR
Tuesday, January 18, 2000 Section: B Page: B2
GRACE MORRIS BASINGER, 71, Lima, died at 8:40 a.m. Jan. 16, 2000, at Arthur James Hospital, Columbus.She was born Feb. 3, 1928, in Continental to Roy and Florence Evilsizer Morris. On Feb. 2, 1951, she married Robert W. Basinger, who survives.Mrs. Basinger retired as director of nursing for Shawnee Manor Nursing Home and had been marketing director of home health care at Reaman Pharmacy. She attended Shawnee United Methodist Church. She was a board member for the Council of Aging and a former member of the Junior Service League. Survivors also include three sons, William M. (Marilyn) Basinger and James D. (Shelly) Basinger, both of Lima, and Robert W. (Sherri) Basinger of Rifle,Colo.; two daughters, Ann. L. (Jeff) Silone and Carol L. Basinger, both of Columbus; two brothers, Ken Morris of Fairfield Glade, Tenn., and Roy Morris of Enon; four sisters, Maxine Pope of Greenville, Mich., and Elaine Barnhart, Martha Engle and Carol Mowery, all of Springfield; and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Don Morris; and two sisters, Mary Ruth Harvey and Dorothy Sine. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Shawnee United Methodist Church. Dr. Joseph Bishman will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Chiles & Sons-Laman Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Shawnee United Methodist Church, American Cancer Society or the Indian Lake EMS. *P


April 19, 1925 - February 28, 2000 LITTLETON RUE FUNERAL HOME-Clark Co, OH
Visitation: March 01, 2000 Service: March 02, 2000 Cemetery: Nettlecreek Cemetery
Richard J. Faulkner, 74, passed away Monday, February 28, 2000, at 2:49 A.M. at Doctors' Hospital West, Franklin County. He was born April 19, 1925, in Champaign County Ohio, the son of Alpha C. and Edith (Evilsizor) Faulkner. He was a member of the Westville United Methodist Church, a 50 year member of K. of P. Lodge, Westville. He was a life long farmer of Champaign County, he served on the Champaign Landmark Board for 12 years and in 1999 was chosen as Champaign County Farmer of the year along with his son, Lenny. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Olajeane (Stradling) Faulkner of Urbana, Ohio, two daughters and sons-in-law, Toni Lee and Jerry Cain of Urbana, Ohio, Trixi Lyn and Terry Myers of Ostrander, Ohio; one son and daughter-in-law, Lenny Dee and Zoe Ellen Faulkner of Urbana; sisters Edna Shaffer of Urbana, Zelpha and Russell Arnold of Urbana, Leah Ludlow of Saint Paris, Ohio, Lillian and Guy Parrott of Saint Paris, Ohio, and Frances Laughman of Urbana; brother, Herbert and Betty Faulkner of Urbana; Donald and Sandy Faulkner of West Liberty, Ohio; Nelson and Jane Faulkner of Saint Paris; eleven grandchildren, Luke, Andrew, and Amanda Smith, Allen and Ashley Cain, Kirby, Kelsey, and Shelby Faulkner, and Mandy, Makala, and Tanner Myers, and two great grandsons, Drew Smith and Blake Miller, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Elden Faulkner, sisters-in-law Margaret Faulkner, Harriett Faulkner, and brothers-in-law Charles Laughman, Lee Ludlow, and Lester Shaffer. Following his wishes, his body will be cremated. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Wednesday, from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M.in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, where Knights of Pythias services will be held at 8:00 P.M. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday with the Reverends Frank James and William Turner officiating. Burial will be in the Nettlecreek Cemetery


Publication Date: March 04, 2000 Source: South Bend Tribune Page: A5
Iva F. Stayton Sept. 22, 1924 - March 2, 2000 A lifelong area resident, Iva Fay Stayton, 75 years old, of Ash Road, Granger, passed away after a brief illness at 8:10 a.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2000, in the St. Joseph Community Hospital in Mishawaka. Iva was born on Sept. 22, 1924, in Coalmont, Ind., to the late Simon Ray Miller, Sr., and Ida Mae (Kellems) Miller. On Nov. 30, 1941, in South Bend, Iva and Maurice G. Stayton were married. Iva worked at various local companies including Domore, Ball Band (Uniroyal) XL Corporation and Twin Branch Highlander Laundromat. She retired in 1990. Dancing, listening to soft contemporary music and enjoying family were Iva's favorite activities. She entered several dance competitions and won many awards. However, her children, grandchildren, and great- grandchildren were her real enjoyment. She is survived by her husband, Maurice; a son, Jerry (Becky) Stayton of Osceola; three daughters, Judy (Gary) Secor of Elkhart, Sharon (Charles, Sr.) Sowders of Mishawaka and Deborah (Timothy) Kling of Elkhart. In addition, there are six granddaughters, Kelley (Secor) Nease, Shelley(Secor) Dietz, Stacey Secor, Jennifer Webb, Jill (Stayton) Deckard and Michele Jennings; four grandsons, Jerry Stayton, Jr., Roy Webb II, Adam Kling and Alex Kling; six great-grandchildren, Zachary Nease, Garrett Nease, Jacob Dietz, Alec Dietz, Paige Dietz and Jared Deckard; a sister, Martha Chapman of California; and three brothers, S. Ray Miller, Jr., of Elkhart, Richard L. Miller of Kokomo and Robert G. Miller of Granger; and by four step-grandsons. Iva was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Nolan Miller; and six sisters, Betty Miller, Hazel Miller, Edith Miller, Gertrude Chestnutt, Mary Belle Evelsizer and Cecil Harris. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 6, 2000, in the Twin Branch Bible Church, 3807 Vistula Road, Mishawaka, Ind. Rev. Daniel Boes, pastor of the church, will officiate. Graveside services and burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Mishawaka. Friends may visit with the family from 2 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 5, in the Palmer Funeral Home, 1109 Lincolnway West, Osceola, and one hour prior to services in the church on Monday. Contributions in memory of Iva Fay Stayton may be donated to the Alzheimer's Association, 425 N. Michigan St., South Bend, Ind. 46601.


Springfield News Sun Saturday March 18, 2000
Orval L HARRIS , 97, of Englewood, Florida and formerly of Springfield, died at 11:43 a.m. Thursday, March 16, 2000 in Beverly Health Care Center, Englewood, Florida. He was born April 26, 1902 in Dialton, Ohio, the son of Ira L and Sara E (BALDWIN) HARRIS .  He retired in 1972 as a tool room machinist at Wright Patterson Air Force Base after 19 and one half years of service. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth M; two children and spouses, Richard and Phyllis  HARRIS , Urbana, Anna Lou and John NORRIS, Springfield; nine grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Bertha; step son John CONWELL ; one sister and three brothers. Friends may call from 3-6 Sunday in the Conroy Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in St Bernard Church, Burial will be in Terre Haute Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ohio. Memorial donations may be made to the Springfield Paramedic Fund or the American Cancer Society


LIMA NEWS Monday, March 20, 2000 Section: B Page: B2
MAE J. DOVE, 67, LIMA, DIED AT 11:35 A.M. MARCH 18, 2000, AT ST. RITA'S
MAE J. DOVE, 67, Lima, died at 11:35 a.m. March 18, 2000, at St. Rita's Medical Center. She was born March 13, 1933, in Urbana to Gilbert and Myrtle (Evilsizor) Cotrell. On Aug. 5, 1950, she married Rev. Henry A. Dove, who survives. Mrs. Dove was a homemaker and a member of Faith Temple Church. Survivors include six sons, Ronald Lee (Marsha) Dove, John Allen Dove, William R. (Brenda) Dove, August A. (Kaylene) Dove, James E. (Linda) Dove and Simon Peter (Kathie) Dove, all of Lima; three daughters, Tamara D. Reis, Pamela S.,(Andrew) Colley and Margaret I. Jacobs, all of Lima; four brothers, Ernest Cotrell, Gary Cotrell, Robert Cotrell and Rev. Richard Cotrell, all of Lima; and a sister, Lovetta Dove of Lima; 21 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Henry A. and Frederick Alexander Dove; three brothers, Art, Gilbert and Larry Cotrell; and three sisters, Clara Wright, Madge Zimmerman and Brenda Bolender. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Chiles & Sons-Laman Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel. The Rev. Alice Springer will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.Tuesday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to the family.



Springfield News-Sun Monday March 27, 2000 Pg 17
Richard Q Patton
, 82 of Springfield, died Saturday March 25, 2000 at 8:20 a.m. in Community Hospital. He was born in Caldwell Ohio, on July 9 1917, the son of Richard E and Nell (Rhodes) Patton. He was a United States Army Veteran serving in World War II. He retired in 1974 from International Harvester Co following 38 years service. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Local 402. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Leona (Evilsizor) Patton. Their children; Richard and Jean Patton of Westerville Ohio; Ronald and Cindy Patton, Thomas and Sandra Patton, all of Springfield; Connie and Kenny Spriggs of South Vienna, Ohio; Kathy and Ray Lethcoe of Springfield; 11 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; one brother, Howard Smith; two sisters, Marcella Resler and Gladys Mitchell, all of Springfield; a dear sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Louise and Harold Mitch of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in deth by his parents; one brother; and three sisters. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. until time of sewrvice at 2:30 p.m. in the Jackson Lytle and Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel, with Pastor Neil Haney officiating. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Northridge Christian Fellowship Church in his memory.


The Tucson Citizen April 3, 2000, pg 5c
Robin Lee HAY
She was taken prematurely from our lives on Sunday march 26, 2000 at the young age of 50. A loving mother, grandmother, and sister. She gave everything and anything for everyone. She will be in our hearts forever. Mother of Scott B Larson (Sara Van Vessen and Nicholas Van Vessen) and Amy D Larson (William Jones) , all of Tucson, AZ; sister of Jackye Farnham of Rochester NY, loving friend of Lew Evilsizer. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 5, 2000 at 6:P .M. with visitation from 4-6 P.M. at Abbey Funeral Chapel.


State Journal-Register (Sp., IL), Obit., 1993-99 Publication Date: April 05, 2000 Source: The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL Page: 9
SAFETY HARBOR, Fla. - Carl Eugene PRIDDY , 82, of Safety Harbor, Fla., formerly of Springfield, died Monday, April 3, 2000, at Mease Hospital Countryside. He was born Oct. 12, 1917, in Lake Fork, the son of Simon and Flora PRIDDY . He married Edna J. MICK.  Mr. Priddy was a master mechanic and operating engineer for Calhoun County Contractor Co. in Springfield.He was a member of First Christian Church and the International Union of Operating Engineers, both in Springfield.Survivors: wife, Edna J.; a son, Carl Edwin of Springfield; a stepson, Robert EVILSIZOR of MacClenny, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Judy PATTERSON  of Pensacola, Fla., and Brenda MONTI of Coella; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Marjorie DOOM of Lincoln and Ruby TURNER of Springfield. Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Moss Feaster Funeral Homes Dunedin Chapel in Dunedin, Fla., Dr. Allan R. Stuart officiating. Burial: Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park in Clearwater, Fla.


Urbana Daily Citizen, Monday, April 10, 2000
Ida Josephine EVILSIZOR, 88, OF Urbana, died Sunday, April 9, 2000, at 8:40 p.m. in the McAuley Center. She was born May 13, 1911 in Champaign County to Charles and Grace (Dixon )Turnmire. She was retired from W B Marvin, Co. She is survived by her children, Grace (Evilsizor) Wheeler-Hall, of London, Ohio; Eugene (Jo) Evilsizor of Urbana; grandchildren, Pam (Douglas) Dailey, London Ohio, Jack (Tammy) Wheeler, Grove City, Ohio; Kenneth Evilsizor, Wisconsin, Teresa Carney and Kim Evilsizor, both of Piqua, Ohio; Bruce and Brad Evilsizor of Urbana; Joni (Neal) Sheaffer, of Illinois; several step-grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren; brother Harry Turnmire, of Urbana; and a sister, Frances Amrine of Marysville, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emil Evilsizor, in 1970, and a son, Robert Evilsizor in 1980. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church, Urbana, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 11, 2000 from 5-8- p.m. in the Walter Schoedinger Funeral Home where a funeral service willbe held on Wednesday, April 12, 2000 at 1 p.m. with Rev Roger Childers officiating. Burial in Oak Dale Cemetery.


Toganoxie Mirror, The Newspaper Location: Tonganoxie, KS, US
Wednesday, August 2, 2000 MILDRED E. (MADL) BUTELL
Funeral services for Mildred E. Butell, 85, Baldwin City, were Tuesday at the Annunciation Catholic Church, Baldwin City. The Rev. Jim White officiated. Mrs. Butell died Friday, July 28, 2000 at the Baldwin Care Center.She was born September 10, 1914 near Baldwin City, the daughter of Joseph F. and Barbara P. (Hadl) Madl. She grew up in the Baldwin area and graduated from Baldwin High School in 1932. She worked for the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Services offices in Douglas and Jefferson counties for a few years before her marriage. On June 10, 1940, she married Herman C. Butell, Jr. at Annunciation Catholic Church, Baldwin City. They were married over 43 years before his death on September 9,1983.After her marriage, she became a homemaker and farmwife for the remainder of her life. She was a lifelong Baldwin City area resident. She and her family have resided on the same farm, near Baldwin, since 1946.Mrs. Butell was a lifetime member of Annunciation Catholic Church and the Alter society.Survivors include: three sons, Larry Butell and his wife, Patti; Leo Butell and his wife, Krystal, and Steve Butell and his wife, Linda, all of Baldwin City; two daughters, Martha (Marty) Ann Oberrieder and her husband, Dave, Topeka and Barbara Jane (Janie) Fry and her husband, Steve, Hesston; two brothers, Robert Madl and Alois Madl, both of Baldwin City; three sisters, Marian Madl, Vivian Clark and Barbara Jean Evilsizor, all of Lawrence; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mrs. Butell was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Arthur and Ralph Madl, and a sister, Catherine Madl.Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Baldwin City.Memorial contributions may be made to the Annunciation Catholic Church, Baldwin Care Center or Hospice Care of Douglas County, in care of Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.


Database: Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois), Publication Date: April 11, 2000 Source: The Pantagraph Bloomington, IL Page: A6
STANFORD - Mildred Alma Hilpert, 94, of 206 S. Division St., Stanford, died at 6:25 a.m. Monday (April 10, 2000) at Hopedale Medical Complex, Hopedale. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church of Stanford, the Rev. Michael Fitch officiating. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, rural Stanford. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Kibler-Smith Memorial Home, Bloomington, and also for one hour before the service Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to The First Christian Church, Stanford, the Stanford Rescue Squad and the Hopedale Medical Complex.She was born Sept. 28, 1905, at Mount Hope Township, a daughter of Charles B. and Alma Yaekel Wright. She married Jean H. Kauffman on July 7, 1925. He died Jan. 26, 1959. She later married Homer Hilpert Sr. on Dec. 20, 1975. He died on March 13, 1995. Survivors include one son, Jean (Mary) Kauffman Jr., Bloomington; one sister, Gwendolyn (John) Weinzierl, Bloomington; and 17 great- grandchildren. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Steve Kauffman, Spokane, Wash.; Diane (David) Brent, Bloomington; Mark Springer, Corona, Calif.; Tom (Donna) Kauffman, Hayden Lake, Idaho; Susan (Bruce) Bohanon, Morton; and Melanie (Jerry) Evelsizer, Stanford.She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, one sister and a daughter, Mary Lois Springer.Mrs. Hilpert was a member of the Ebenezer Methodist Church, rural McLean, and The First Christian Church of Stanford where she recently received the Cross and Crown Award. She was also a member of the Stanford Senior Citizens, serving as their program chairman for 18 years. Mrs. Hilpert was loving mother, grandmother and great- grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, canning, needlework and her family.She was a retired nurse's aide at the Hopedale Medical Complex.


Publication Date: April 21, 2000 Source: Peoria Journal Star Page: B04
Obituary for Eva B. Stroyeck who died 2:50 PM,Wednesday, April 19, 2000 at her residence in Marquette Hts, IL. born Aug 2, 1911, in Secor, IL to Harve L and Ella M (Evelsizer) Moreland, she married Paul Stroyeck March 12, 1931 in Pekin, IL. He died in 1974. One infant son, one grandson, one brother and two sisters also preceded her in death. Surviving are one son, William of Decatur; one daughter, Charlotte (Mrs Roy) McMullen of Marquette Hts; six grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was a member of St Peter's Lutheran Church in East Peoria. She was a former member of the Neighborhood House in Peoria, where she transcribed Braille for the blind. Graveside services were at 10 AM Saturday at Fondulac Cemetery. The RevTom Engel officiated.


The Beacon Journel, Akron, Ohio May 7, 2000
SAGAMORE HILLS -- Thomas Arnold, 94, died Friday at Maplewood Care Center in Streetsboro.Mr. Arnold was born in Cleveland, and had lived in Sagamore Hills for over 60 years. He was retired from Marble Chair in Bedford where he was in metal heat treating.He was preceded in death by his wife, Claire (nee Dranek); daughter, Nancy Arnold. He is survived by daughters, Marlene (Don) Spindler of Yuba City, Calif., Dianne (Howard) Holmes of Streetsboro; step-daughters, Carole Tyrone of Cleveland, Marsha (Ronald) Evilsizer of Lodi and the late Joanne Rihval; grandfather and great-grandfather.PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN SERVICE TIMES. Services will be held Tuesday, May 9, 2000 at 1 p.m. at Johnson-Romito, A Golden Rule funeral Home, (Rt. 82, 1 miles W. of Rt. 8) Northfield Center, Ohio where friends will be received Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial at Northfield-Macedonia Cemetery. (330-468-1443)


Charleston, WV- May 23, 2000
DAVID WAYNE EVILSIZER
David Wayne Evilsizer, 51, of Dunbar died May 22,2000, in Gereral Divisiion, CAMC, after a short illness.
He was employee of Myers Transfer, attended First Baptist Church of Tyler Mountain, was a veteran of the Vietnam War and recipient of the Bronze star.Surviving: daughters, Jacqueline Evilsizer of Austin, Texas, Natasha Evilsizer of Cross Lanes, Kimberly Evilsizer of Sissonville; mother, Joyce Thompson Evilsizer of South Charleston; sisters, Suzanne Moss of Charleston, Debora Baertschi of Houston; one grandson. Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. Robert Wilmoth officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Par, St Albans, with military rites by VFW Post 4768, Alum Creek. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


The Wichita Eagle, Wichita, KS, Saturday, July 8, 2000 Parsons, Kansas
Evilsizer, Eleanor Grillot, 86, Parsons Middle School food service employee, died Friday, July 7, 2000. Rosaries 7 p.m.; 7:30 p.m. both Monday, Carson-Wall Funeral Home; funeral mass 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Survivor: sons, Francis Grillot Jr. of Fairfield Bay, Ark., Jim Grillot of Tulsa; stepsons, Robert of Fort Smith, Ark., Larry of Fresno, Calif.; stepdaughters, Frances Walters of Norwalk, Calif., Evelyn Merchant of Lenexa, Cynthia Bruemmer of St. Louis; sister, Mary Cooper of Chetopa; six grandchildren; 18 stepgrandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 19 stepgreat-grandchildren. Memorial has been established with Eleanor Grillot Evilsizer Scholarship at Labette Community College.


Springfield News Sun, Monday, July 10, 2000
Dorothy L EVILSIZOR, 88, formerly of Springfield, died Sunday , July 9, 2000, in the Dorothy Love Retirement Center, Sidney, OH. She was born November 6, 1911 in Springfield, the daughter of Harry E and Ida J )FRENCH) WOODARD . Dorothy was a homemaker most of her life and was a member of the Terre Haute United Methodist Church. Her survivors include her son and his wife, Ted and Kristy EVILSIZOR of DeGraff, Ohio; three grandchildren, Amanda MEYERS of Minister, Ohio; Alyssa and Andrew EVILSIZOR of Sidney, Ohio; three sisters, Anna B Kissell and Marjorie E BURKE , both of Springfield, and Helen M MCINTIRE  of Coral Gables, Fla; two brothers, Bud WOODARD  of Whittier, California; and William WOODARD  of Springfield; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack A in November of 1999; and a sister, Bernice DEMINT . Her body was entrusted to the Woods Allgier Funeral Home where friends may call Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev Paul R Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Dorothy Love Life Care Fund, 3003 West Cisco Road, Sidney, OH 45365


Urbana Ohio Citizen, Monday, July 17, 2000
Gladys E Evilsizor, 86, 2380 S US Route 68, Urbana (formerly of St Paris), died Sunday, July 16, 2000, at 9:14 P.M. at the Wellington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, of Urbana. She was born September 11, 1913, in St Paris, the daughter of the late W F Runkle and Myrtle (Ward) Runkle. Gladys attended the St paris United Methodist Church and was a member of the Johnson Twonship Homemakers Club. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Richard Evilsizor of Mansfield, and Rex and Joyce Evilsizor of Hurst, Texas; four grandchildren and spouses, Dennis and Diane Worthington, Sidney, Darlene and Dan McEowen, Fletcher, Terry Worthington, West Milton, and Penni and Rick Royston, Fort Worth Texas; eight great grandchildren and spouses, Jason (Heather) McEowen, of Piqua, Scott McEowen of Piqua, Darren McEowen of Fletcher, Tia (Gayle) Finch, of Greenville, Phillip Worthington of Sidney, and Andrea, Melanie and Jennifer Royston, of Fort Worth Texas; eight great0great grandchildren, Trenton and Tyler Onskt, Piqua, Taylar McEowen, Piqua, Gregory and Devon McEowen, Piqua, Alexis Holleran, Piqua, Becky and Kaylee Finch, Greenville; and one brother, William "Bud" (Martina) Runkle, of St Paris. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil R Evilsizor on March 16, 1991. They were married on September 1, 1932. Others preceding her in death include one daughter, Janet Worthington, who died June 1, 2000, one son-in-law, Norman Worthington in 1963; one grandson, Chris Evilsizor; two great grandchildren, Tiffany Barton and Amanda Worthington, two brothers, Emmett and John Runkle; and three sisters, Letha Lee, Martha Detwiler, and Florence Everingham. A funeral service will be held, Saturday, July 22, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. at the Richeson-Wickham Atkins Funeral Home in St Paris. Rev Clifford Kissinger will preside, assited by Rev thomas Bolton, pastor of the St paris united Methodist Church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, St paris. Visitation will be Friday, July 21 from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home


Cedar Rapids Gazette August 14, 2000
Harriet E "Betty" Evilsizer , 79 , of 136 Meadowlark Lane, NW, died Sunday, August 13, 2000 in her home following a courageous battle with cancer. Services 10:30 A M Wednesday. Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home, by the Rev Ken Glandorf, chaplain of Hospice of Mercy. Burial, Linwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-7 P.M. Tuesday. Survivors include her son, Gary and his wife Jeannine. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband George; and two brothers, Tom and Bill. Born August 16, 1920 in Keokuk, to Charles R and Harriet Higham Wadden, she married George A Evilsizer on June 29, 1939 in Cedar Rapids. He died September 4, 1994. She was employed at the family business, Auto Radiator Service, Inc. She was a member of Christ Presbyterian Church. Harriet was active in the Salvation Sewing Group, Cedar Rapids Boat Club and Senior Citizens Dancing groups. She also enjoyed eating out with her friends. She was a loving mother and mother-in-law. Memorials may be made to Camp Courageous Mercy Hospice or the Kahir Shrine Transportation Fund.


Coshocton Tribune; (OHIO)Sept 11, 2000-Pg 5A
Dresden - Rachel J. "Joan of Arc" (Dulac) Evilsizer, 65, of Dresden, died at 11:20 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000, at her home. Born May 22, 1935 in Waterville, she was a daughter of the late Barnaby and Violet Dulac. On July 25, 1953, she married Richard L. Evilsizer, who survives. Mrs. Evilsizer was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Zanesville. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Allan Evilsizer and wife Linda of Zanesville; a daughter Twila G. Houston and husband Tom of Columbus; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marlene Reilly and husband John of Elliott, Maine and Nancy Tobin and husband John of New Market, N.H.; and a stepfather, Francis Hanlon of Portsmouth, N.H. Mrs. Evilsizer was preceded in death by her grandparents, a granddaughter and a great-granddaughter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Church with Father Michael DeTemple. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Mattingly Settlement Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the Vensil & Orr Funeral Home in Dresden. A rosary service will be held at 8:30 p.m. today. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Genesis. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.


Piqua (IL) Daily Call on Tuesday, September 26, 2000
Margaret Eloise BEATY, 80 a resident of Covington Care Center and formerly of St. Paris, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2000 at 11: 56 a.m. at the Upper Valley Medical Center. She was born Jan. 8, 1920 in Champaign County to the late David and Bertha (EVILSIZOR) Hurst. She married James R. BEATY Aug 19.,1939 and he preceded her in death April 9, 1994. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Russell E. "Rusty" and Elizabeth BEATY of St. Paris; two daughters and a son-in-law Maria BEATY of Covington; and Melanie and Steve HESS of Bradford; eight grandchidlren; two step-grandsons, and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister, Mrs. Freeman (Opal) EVERINGHAM. Margaret was a 1938 graduate of Westville High School. She retired in 1984 from the Ohio Masonic Home, Springfield, as a licensed practical nurse. She attended the St. Paris First Baptist Church. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Richeson-Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield St., St. Paris, with the Rev. James Van Zile of St. Paris First Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, St. Paris. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.


Springfield News Sun- Sunday, October 15, 2000
Harold "Moose" HULSBECK , 86, of Springfield, died Friday, October 13, 2000 at 12:33 a.m. in Eaglewood Care Center. He was born July 13, 1914 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He played football for the Cincinatti Bengals as "Whitey Hulsbeck", played pro football for the Chicago Bears under George Halas "Papa Bear", and coached in 1972 for Sycamore Athletic Club Football team bringing them to the Championship playoffs, playing in Cincinnati Riverfront Stadium. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn of Springfield, a son, Kevin of Jacksonville, Florida; and two daughters, Billie Anne and Barbara, both of Cininnati. Friends may visit with the family Monday from 4-7 p.m. in the Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Home, North Limestone Chapel. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Rest haven Memorial Park, Blue Ash, Ohio.


Margaret L Prichard, 78 of Stratford Drive, Kent, died Tuesday, Jan 2, 2001. She was born Oct 13, 1922 in Rosewood, Ohio, to Harvey and Christina (Nitchman) Loudenback. Survivors include a son, Lawrence Prichard of Kent, a daughter Lucinda P (Michael) Rhodes of Richfield, Minn; two grandchildren; and a brother, Herbert M (Mida) Loudenback, of Urbana. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence W Prichard in 1965, and a sister, N Jeanne Loudenback in 1993.


Urbana Daily Citizen Tuesday, February 6, 2001
Candace J. Moore, 46 of Urbana passed away, Monday, February 5, 2001 in Mercy Memorial Hospital. She was born May 7, 1954 in Urbana, Ohio the daughter of Calvin and Jean (Evilsizor) Rowland Sr. She was an active member of El Shaddai Community Church of God where she served as Treasurer and Song Leader. She was employed by Orbis for 27 years. Survivors include her husband, Timothy Moore, one son Ryan Douglas Moore of Urbana, three sisters, Sue and Roger Gladman, Nan and Abe Lowe, and Kathy and Joe Anderson all of Urbana, two step sisters, Kathy Sampson and Mary Jane Vetter both of Michigan, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Calvin and Vivian Rowland and Phillip and Kimberly Rowland all of Urbana, her mother and father-in-law, Virgie and Eugene Canterbury of Urbana, two brother and sisters-in-law, Tim and Sherry Horn of Urbana, and Mike and Kay Wade of Springfield, several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Wednesday in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday in the El Shaddai Community Church of God, 2815 Clark Rd., Urbana with Pastor Calvin Rowland officiating. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to El Shaddai Community Church of God 2815 Clark Rd. Urbana, Ohio 43078, In care of Tim Moore 858 S. Walnut St. Urbana, Ohio 43078


Journal, The Newspaper Location: New Ulm, MN, US
Aletha Friton, 96
, of Sleepy Eye, died Dec. 1, 2000, at Sleepy Eye Care Center. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Faith United Methodist Church, Sleepy Eye, with burial in Home Cemetery, rural Sleepy Eye. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday, 7:30-9 a.m. Monday at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye, and at the church, one hour prior to the service. She is survived her her daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Eugene Schimshock of Chaska; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Lloyd and Dolores Friton of Sleepy Eye. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ellsworth; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Willard Brandl; a grandson; two sisters and one brother. She was born Oct. 27, 1904 in Sleepy Eye to Frank Louis and Maud Louisa (Heath) Ebelsisor. She graduated from Sleepy Eye High School in 1923. She attended normal training and taught school for three years. She married Ellsworth "Pork" Friton on Oct. 20, 1927 in St. Paul. They farmed in Home Township until retiring and moving to Sleepy Eye in 1978. Ellsworth preceded her in death in 1998. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church and Martha Circle in Sleepy Eye.


STATESMAN JOURNAL- Willamina, Oregon Name of Newspaper is Statesman-Journal, Salem, OR on Friday, March 16, 2001
WILLAMINA- Joanne CRESWELL, 63, died Thursday. Cause of death was unavailable. (YAMHILL CO.) She was born in Springfield, Ohio, (d/o Robert Faye and Mabel (WILSON) (CARAHAN) EVILSIZOR and lived in Molalla from 1980 to 1996 and owned and operated Hamrick’s Corner Pub from 1980 to 1984. She worked for Birdseye in Woodburn and School Bus Services in Canby and Molalla. She married Hoppy LOUGH; they divorced. She married Dean CRESWELL in 1985. They moved to Willamina five years ago.
Survivors include her husband; son, Robbie LOUGH of Mount Angel; daughters, Mindy WYATT of Vancouver, Wash., Jennifer CLEMENT of Canby; mother,
Mabel EVILSIZOR of Springfield, Ohio; sister, Shirley GRILL of Dayton, Ohio; and three grandchildren.Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Unger Funeral Chapel, Mount Angel.


Springfield News-Sun-Wednesday March 21, 2001
Donald W EVILSIZOR , 68, Urbana, Ohio formerly of Rosewood, died Sunday, March 18, 2001 at 3:40 A.M. in the Wellington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Urbana. He was born March 23, 1919 in Terre Haute, Champaign County, Ohio, the son of Clair E and Stella Grace (ZERKLE) EVILSIZOR . He was a 1936 graduate of Westville High School, served with the United States Army during World War II, retired in 1985 from Huffman Heating and Air Conditioning, St Paris and was formerly employed by Geuy Construction Rosewood. He was a member of Rosewood United Methodist Church, member of Sidney Post 217 American Legion and Phillip Grieser Post 7645 Veterans of Foreign Wars, St Paris, member of the Royal Arch Masons Harmony Lodge No 8 of Urbana Lions Club. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Cheryl and Edward MATUSIK  of Orlando, Florida; Caren and Pat Wagner of Urbana; one son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Lesa EVILSIZOR of Norfolk, Nebraska; five grandchildren, Angela MMATUSIK , serving in the Peace Corps in Ukraine; Michele (Michael) MASTRANGELO of Orlando, Florida, Matt (Sara) WAGNER of Urbana, Kyle (Kelly) WAGNER of Jackson Center and Desmond LEWIS of Blytheville, Arkansas; two great grandchildren, Anthony and Amanda MATUSIK  of Orlando, Florida; one brother, Roland (Peggy) EVILSIZOR  of Urbana; one sister, Garnet (Harold) MARKLEY of St Paris; two sisters-in-law, Jennie EVILSIZOR  of Hortonville, Wisconsin and Helen (Kenneth) KNIGHT of Urbana. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Vivian Jane (Maurice) EVILSIZOR whom he married on September 8, 1945 and preceded him in death on December 9, 1999; two brothers, Paul and Marvin  EVILSIZOR and one sister, Dorothy EVILSIZOR . Friends may call Friday March 23, 2001 from 5-8- p.m. in the Richeson Wickham & Atkins Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Saturday March 24, 2001 at 11 A.M. in Rosewood United Methodist Church, with pastor Jerry Lewis officiating. Burial in Rosedale Cemetery, Conover. Graveside military Services will be conducted by Sidney Post 217 American Legion. Memorial contributions may be made to Rosewood United methodist Church.


Springfield News- Sun-Saturday, March 24, 2001

Roland L Evilsizor,78, of 5804 State Route 55, Urbana, Ohio, died at 12:08 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2001, in Wellington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Urbana. He was born May 18, 1922 in Champaign County, Ohio, the son of Clair E and Stella Grace (Zerkle) Evilsizor. He was a 1939 graduate from Terre haute School, a 1940 graduate of Westville High School, a Master Sargeant in the United States Army during World War II and a member of the Terre haute United Methodist Church. He retired in 1986, after 36 and one half years as a machinist for Robbins-Myers Company, in Springfield, and was a former employee of the "Big Four" railroad. Survivors include wife Peggy (Weaver) Evilsizor of Urbana, whom he married June 12, 1947; one daughter and son-in-law, Lois and John Walser of Urbana; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Tim Evilsizor of St Paris; Tom and Lori Evilsizor of Springfield, Ted Evilsizor of Urbana; Lynn and Penny Evilsizor of Urbana; eight grandchildren, Amy (Ray) Westcott of Urbana, Angela (Robert) Spence of Urbana, Sheila Evilsizor of Columbus, Brett (Emily) Evilsizor of Athens, Georgia; Kyle Evilsizor of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Ross Evilsizor, Tyler Evilsizor, and Ashley Evilsizor, all of Urbana; one great granddaughter, Dana Gill of Columbus; one sister, Garnet (Harold) Markley of St Paris; two sisters-in-law, Jennie Evilsizor of Hortonville, Wisconsin, and Helen (Kenneth) Knight of Urbana. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Marvin, Paul and Donald Evilsizor; and one sister, Dorothy Evilsizor. Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Tuesday March 27, 2001, in the Terre Haute united Methodist Church, with the Rev Paul Jones officiating. Military services will be conducted at the grave side. Burial will be in Terre Haute Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, march 26, 2001 in the Richeson Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Terre Haute United Methodist Church.


Ft Worth Star Telegram, March 30, 2001
Cheryl A. Peters ARLINGTON - Cheryl A. Peters, 45, an independent contractor for Trader Publishing, died Tuesday, March 27, 2001, at her residence.
Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday at Emerald Hills Memorial Chapel. Burial: Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: was 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at Emerald Hills Funeral Home.
Cheryl was born June 6, 1955, in Arlington. She was raised in the Arlington-Fort Worth area all her life and attended grade and high school in Arlington. She was employed as an independent contractor for Trader Publishing for over four years. She loved being outdoors, camping and four-wheeling in her jeep, and animals, especially her pet dogs she had growing up. Cheryl will be deeply missed and always loved by her family, friends and all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Mildred Evilsizer of Kennedale. Survivors: Husband of six years, Chris Peters of Arlington; stepdaughter, Makelle Peters of Fort Worth; brothers, E.P. Reeves of Gladewater, Albert Wayne Reeves of Missouri, Donald Evilsizer of Cisco and Charles, Richard and Lewis Evilsizer, all of Gladewater; sister, Dolores Clark of Corbin; mother-in-law, Wilma Shouver and her husband, Edd, of Fayette, Ala.; father-in-law, Thomas Peters III of Fayette, Ala.; brother-in-law, Duane Peters and his wife, Judy; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Emerald Hills Funeral Home Kennedale, (817) 572-1681


Springfield (O) News-Sun Monday, April 9, 2001

Roger H GRIEST, 76 , of Springfiled died Thursday, April 5, 2001, at Latter Day Saints Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, following a suddenillness. He was born in Springfiled, Ohio, June 14, 1924, the son of Cyrus H and Edna K (STEINKAMP) GRIEST. Roger was a member and Elder at Oakland Presbyterian Church, served in the United States Army, and his greatest enjoyment in life was his family. He also retired from International Harvester in the Cost Accounting Department with 40 years of service. His parents preceeded him in death. Survivors include his wife , Norma EVILSIZER GRIEST, whom he married September 1, 1951, two sons and daughters-in-law, Douglas L and Lida GRIEST of Atlanta, Georgia; Darrel B and Julia GRIEST of Oak park, Illinois; one daughter Nancy L GRIEST of San Francisco, Calif; five grandchildren, Lida, Robert and Anna GRIEST of Atlanta, GA, Susanna and Caroline GRIEST of Oak Park , IL, sisters-in-law, Donna and Willard BAKER of Springfield, Eileen and Grover PENDLETON of Florida, several cousins, nieces, nephews, friends, and special cousins, Phillip and Reiko STEINKAMP of Springfield. Friends may call Monday from 6-8 p.m. in the Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home, and one hour before services at the church. Services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Oaklnad Presbyterian Church with Rev Laura DAVIS officiating. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions are requested to the Americna Diabetes Assoc or to Oakland Presbyterian Chruch.


The Oregonian Newspaper June 12, 2001

Leah E. EVENSIZER A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in First Christian Church in Forest Grove for Leah E. EVENSIZER, who died June 7 at age 85. Mrs. EVENSIZER was born Leah E. Niemann on March 15, 1916, in Devils Lake,N.D. She lived in Spokane and Barlow before moving in 1951 to Forest Grove, where she and her husband owned the Royal Coachman Cafe and bus depot from 1959 until retiring in 1978. She moved to The Dalles in 1986. In 1936, she married Clyde L. Evensizer; he died in 1984. Survivors include her son, Milton; daughters, Marvel McCanna and Myrna LaStrapas; brothers, Clifford Niemann and John Niemann; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two reat-great-grandchildren. Her son David died in 1964. Interment in Mt. View Memorial Gardens in Forest Grove. Remembrances to the memorial fund of the church. Arrangements by Forest Grove Memorial Chapel.


Timothy R. Litreal March 16, 1961 - July 01, 2001
TIMOTHY R. LITREAL, 40, of Urbana, died Sunday, July 1, 2001 at St. Rita’s Hospital in Lima. He was born on March 16, 1961 in Kenton, Ohio, the son of Orval & Betty (Evilsizor) Litreal. Survivors include his mother, Betty (Evilsizor) Litreal of Urbana, daughters Amber Ellen Grim of Naples, FL., Hayli Litreal of Urbana, and Torri Litreal of Urbana; two grandchildren, Jackson Traylor of Urbana, and Maganeta Grim of Naples, Fl; several Aunts, Uncles and cousins, as well as special friend Dawn Lantz of Urbana. Tim enjoyed fishing and camping, and was an Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his father in 1994. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 5, at 11:00am at the El Shaddai Church of God, 2815 Clark Road, Urbana, with Pastor Calvin Rowland officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held in the church two hours prior to the service. Burial will be held at the Oakdale Cemetery, Urbana. The family is being served by LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.


Springfield News0Sun, Wednesday, July 25, 2001

Wanetah EVILSIZOR, 73 of North Dayton, Lakeview Road, New Carlisle, formerly of St Paris, died Tuesday, July 24, 2001 at 7:05 a.m. in Dayview Care Center, New Carlisle. She was born January 9, 1928 in Portsmouth, Ohio, the daughter of the late Henry and Carol (KNIGHT) COLEGROVE. She was a graduate of Springfield High School, Springfield, Ohio, and was a member of the Covenant Lutheran Church, St Paris. She retired in 1992 as a budget analyst at Wright Patterson Air Force base where she was also a member of the Federally Employed Women's Asscoaition. Survivors include her husband, Merlyn EVILSIZOR, who she married on March 11, 1951, of St Paris; one brother, James COLEGROVE of Ft Worth, Texas; two sisters, Mary Catherine COLEGROVE of Fairborn; Iris MALONEY of Kettering; one niece and several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Harriett HART. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held Friday, July 27, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. in Hill Cemetery, Creek Road, St Paris, Ohio with Pastor Gerald ANDERSON of The Covenant Lutheran Church, St Paris, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimers Association Clark-Champaign-Logan Chapter, 2634 Lexington Ave, Springfield, OH. Richeson-Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home , St Paris is serving the family.


Barbara Joan Evilsizer Wright McElfresh, 68, 10617 Fink Road, sister of Carl Evilsizer, Albemarle, died Friday (July 27, 2001) at NorthEast Medical Center, Concord.Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Stanly Funeral Home chapel, Albemarle. Burial, Rehobeth Methodist Church cemetery. Visitation: 7-9 tonight at the funeral home

Salisbury Post 7/31/2001


Dayton Daily News, Thursday, August 16, 2001
Mildred Jane (Greene) STORCK, age 89, of Huber Heights, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2001 at Brookhaven Nursing home. Mildred was a retired Secretary at Menlo Park Elementary School, a member of Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church for over 70 years, and a 53 year member of Wayne Grange. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Earl W in 1998, son Roger William Storck. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Melanie & Greg Kovach of Farmersville; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Marilyn Storck of Huber Heights; daughter-in-law Rhelda Storck of Van Wert, Ohio; sister, Lewella Hulsizer of Springfield; 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren. Funeral Service 10 am Saturday at marker & Heller Funeral Home, Huber Heights Chapel, 5844 Old Troy Pike, with Pastor Jack Drodge officiating. Interment Medway Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Sulphur Grove United Methodist Church or Hospice of Dayto in Mildred's memory.
(Mildred is the daughter of William Ireton Greene and Ollie Edna Evilsizor, born October 1, 1911 in Clark Co, OH)


Great Falls Tribune, Great Falls, Montana, Tuesday, August 28, 2001

Richard Henry Evilsizor, 75, 2024 32nd St, a retired mechanical engineer and World War II Navy Veteran, died Friday at his home of pulmonary fibrosis. At his request no service will be held. Cremation has taken place under the direction of O'Connor Funeral Home and his remains will be scattered at sea at Mission Beach, San Diego. Survivors include his wife Marlene Evilsizor of Great Falls, a daughter Nancy Morris of San Diego, a son Edward Evilsizor of Las Vegas; stepsons Christopher Kopren of Longmont, Colo and Scott Kopren of Las Vegas; a sister Margaret Jensen of Whittier, Calif; brothers Rupert Evilsizor of San Diego and Donald Oadell of Van Nuys, Calif; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The grandchildren are Richard Edward Evilsizor of San Diego; Shannon Driscoll of Chico, Calif; and Britanny Kopren of Longmont, Colo; great grandchildren are Angelika and Isaiah Driscoll of Chico. Also surviving are sisters and brothers-in-law Rosa Onadell of Van Nuys, Calif; Joyce Evilsizor of San Diego, Don Jensen of Whittier, Ronald and Pola Vorwerk of Preston, Minn; Lorna and Dale Rivard of Great Falls, Janice and Donald Nicklin of Great Falls, Wallace and Joann Vorwerk of Gibbon, Minn and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Richard was born June 1, 1926 in San Diego, where he attended school. He graduated from Underground Coal and Gasification Drilling School at Houston and served in the Navy Pacific Campaign during World War II from 1943 to 1947. After the war he worked for Convair, general Dynamics, General Atomic Co, Gulf Oil Corp, and Chevron Corp in San Diego. he also worked for Fort St Vrain Nuclear Power Plant in Longmont, and Energy International in Underground Coal Gasification in Rawlings, Wyoming, before retiring to Great Falls in January 2000. He married Marlene Kopren in 1970 in Escondido, Calif. He enjoyed coaching Little League, Colt League and Pony League in San Diego. He was an avid golfer and bowler, and a fan of the San Diego Chargers and the San Diego padres. He also enjoyed playing senior softball and watching all sports.

The San Diego Union - Tribune; San Diego, Calif.; Aug 30, 2001;
Survivors include his wife, Linda L. Dealy; daughter, Chanel Lena Dealy; sons, David Justin Dealy, C.W. Kennan Dealy IV, Jordan Michael Dealy, and Andrew Lamarr Dealy; parents, Bill and Crix Dealy of Encinitas; sister, Cristine Dunakin of San Diego; brother, Matt Dealy of Colorado Springs; and grandmother, Helen Dealy Stroride.Survivors include his wife, Marlene Evilsizor of Great Falls, Mont.; daughter, Nancy Morris of San Diego; son, Edward Evilsizor of Las Vegas; stepsons, Christopher Kopren of Longmont, Colo., and Scott Kopren of Las Vegas; sister, Margaret Jensen of Whittier; brothers, Rupert Evilsizor of San Diego and Donald Oadell of Van Nuys; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Authors note: Richard is the son of Jason Eugene Evilsizor and Marguerite Belle Ruppert from Champaign Co, OH. His first wife is Jacqueline Yvonne Bryan who is still living in San Diego, CA. They were married Sept 7, 1945 in Yuma, Arizona. His children Nancy Evilsizor Morris and Edward Evilsizor are from his first marriage.


Congerville, ILL- September 11,2001

Flanagan---Oleta Hartzler Carver, 79, of Peoria, formerly of Flanagan, died at 4 pm Sunday (September 9, 2001) at the home of her daughter in Nashville. Her graveside service will be at 10:30 am Wednesday at Waldo Township Cemetery, rural Flanagan. A memorial service will be held at 3 pm Wednesday at Grace Presbyterian Church, Peoria, the Rerend Douglas Lightly officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm today (Sept 10 or 11) at Froelich Memorial Home, Flanagan, and for one hour before the service at

the church on Wednesday. Memorials may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church; the Congerville Mennonite Church; or the charity of the dorno's choice. Mrs. Carver was born Dec. 18, 1921, in Congerville, the daughter of Elmer and Launa Irons Sharp. She married Floyd Hartzler in 1943 in Congerville.He died in 1981. She married John Carver in 1986 in Peoria. He died in 1998. Surviving are one daughter, Judy (winston) Gaffron, Nashville; one son, Rodney (Becki) Hartzler, Lexington, Ky; and four sisters-in-law, Mary Sharp, Congerville; Alta Litwiller and Ruth Schertz both of Normal; and Aldine Hartzler, Meadows. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Win and Anne Gaffron, both of Nashville; and Dana and Ryan Hartzler both of Cincinati, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews. Her parents and a brother, Floyd Sharp, preceded her in death. Mrs. Carver was a graduate of Normal Community High School and the Mennonite School of Nursing in Bloomington. END. Mennonite School of Nursing is now a separate college within Illinois State University.



The Marysville Journal Tribune
Donald E. "Flash" Evilsizor, 53, of Marysville died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, at Riverside Hospice after a hard-fought and courageous battle with cancer since 1999. He worked for the Scotts Company for 30 years and was a member of Moose Lodge 1651. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and good country music. He was born July 14, 1948, in Irwin to Ralph and Harriett Walker Evilsizor and was predeceased by his father, a sister, Eloise Rogers; and a brother, Raymond Evilsizor. He is survived by his mother; his wife, Cathy M. Price Evilsizor whom he married Feb. 14, 1998; two children, Ryan and Megan Arthur; seven siblings, Paul (Gwenn) Evilsizor, Irene Howell, Bernice Baker, James (Linda) Evilsizor, Roger (Zadie) Evilsizor, Doris Evilsizor and Hal Evilsizor; his mother-in-law, Margaret Price; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Dranschak and Sheryl Rice; three brothers-in-law, Bruce, John and Dan Price; and many nieces, nephews and close friends. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Skillman-McDonald Funeral Home in Mechanicsburg and burial will be at Oakdale Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.


Topeka Capitol Journel  Arthur Barrett  3:35 a.m. 2/20/2002
GOFF -- Arthur R. "Mike" Barrett, 90, Goff, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002 at a Hiawatha hospital. Mr. Barrett was a farmer and stockman and had lived in the Goff community since 1970. He was born Dec. 18, 1911, in Irving, the son of David Howard and Tessa Filenda Evilsizer Barrett. He had lived in Oneida for 13 years and in Wetmore, Sabetha and Havensville. He married Irene Dorothy Adams on April 3, 1957, in Seneca. She died Aug. 26, 2000. Survivors include a sister, Evelyn Barrett Cook, Topeka; and a brother, George Barrett, Riley. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will be in Sabetha Cemetery. Mr. Barrett will lie in state today and Friday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to the Goff EMS and sent in care of the funeral home.


Washington Co, Nashville, IL February 2002

Freida Marie Evilsizer, 60, of Christopher, entered rest on Thursday February 28 2002 at Friendship manor Healthcare Center in Nashville. Born on October 12 1941 in Nashville, she was the daughter of Freida (Edwards) Emrick, who survives in Hoyleton. Also surviving are her children, Teena Pulcher and husband Kenneth of Dupo, John Maier of Staunton, Timmy Maier of Dupo, Robin Partee of Rockway Beach Missouri and Randy Partee of Mesa Arizona; one sister Dixie Watkins of Decatur; 18 grandchildren and three g-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother David Evilsizer and a sister Wanda Ross. As per her request, her body was cremated. The Dashner Funeral Home, Dupo was in charge of arrangements.


McLean Co, Congerville, ILL
Lorene Koets, farmed 50 years
GILMAN, ILL- Visitation for Lorene E Koets, 91 of Gilman, will be from 9:30 a.m. Friday until 11 a.m. Services at the United MEthodist Church, Gilman, where she was a member. Rev Gary Fairchild will officiate. Burial will be in Danforth Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church, Gilman or to Prairieview Lutheran Home, Danforth. Mrs Koets died Tuesday Paril 9, 2002, at Prarieview Luthern Home, Danforth. She was born Sept 7 1910 in Congerville, the daughter of Carl and Mary (Hexamer) Evelsizer. Mrs Koets farmed for nearly 50 years. She had also worked at Baxter's Grocery Store in Gilman and retired from the Gilman High School Cafeteria. Her husband, John Koets, whom she married Jan 23 1929 in Danfoth, died Feb 28, 1994. Surviving are two daughters and one son-in-law, Ethelyn Richter of Bradley, Joyce and Eldor Windhorn of Westfield, Ind; one son and daughter-in-law, Ryland and Elizabeth Koets of Atlanta, GA; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Erma Medendorp of Gilman, Elsie Meier of Ashkum, Wilma and Ken Thornton of Lansing, MI; and one brother and two sistters-in-law, Kenneth and Phyllis Evelsizer of Morton and Lorene Evelsizer of Danforth. One son-in-law, Bob Richter; one brother, Raymond Evelsizer, and grandson-in-law, Chip Burris, are deceased. Mrs Koets was a member of the Mary martha Circle of her church.


Sentinel-Tribune (Bowling Green OH), Monday, July 15, 2002, Page 2 Robert Evelsizer

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Union Hill Cemetery for Robert C. Evelsizer, 66, of Cuyahoga Falls. He died (July 14, 2002) at his residence. His wife and children were former residents of Wood County. He worked as a construction foreman for Ohio Bell, retiring after 32 years. Mr. Evelsizer was a member of the Telephone Pioneer Club, Foreman's Club, and a former member of the Lions Club. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. Born Dec. 9, 1935 in Akron to Emmitt and Pauline (Dancy) Evelsizer, he married Ruth Riling in North Carolina on May 28, 1981, and she survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Jodi Rauth, Lima; on son, David Wallace, Chesapeake, Va.; one sister, Susan Knittle, Cuyahoga Falls; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, Michael. Fr. Ed Schleter will officiate. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Marsh Funeral Home, Pemberville, is handling the arrangements.


7/18/2002 Delaware County, Muncie Indiana
Max Evilsizer, 75, Muncie, died Monday in Ball Memorial Hospital. Born Oct 17, 1926 in Yorktown, Mr Evilsizer retired from Borg Warner Corp in 1991 after 44 years of employment. He also worked as a sonsultant for Allied Enterprises for 4 years. Surviving are his wife, Judith Evilsizer, two daughters, Cheryl Bryant and Sandy K Swain (husband Ryan); two sons, Randy Evilsizer (wife Marjorie) and D Max Evilsizer, a stepdaughter Rozanne K West (husband Kenny); two stepsons, Chris W DeWitt (wife Shelley) and Scott A DeWitt (wife Kim); two sisters, Loretta Clark and Joan Needler; 17 grandchildren and a great grandchild. Services will be at 11 A M today, Thursday, July 18, 1002 in Elm Ridge Funeral Home. Interment will be in Elm Ridge Memorial park, with military graveside rites by the Veterans of Delaware County. Memorials may be made to the Oncology Department at Ball Memorial Hospital


MARY C. WEST 88, of Springfield, died at 8:35 p.m. July 10, 2002 in Essex of Springfield. She was born in Two Rivers, Wisconsin on October 1, 1913, the daughter of Adam and Anna (Lalko) Januszkiewicz. She was self-employed as a seamstress for many years. Survivors include four children and spouses, Carolyn and Joe Evilsizor, Urbana, Ohio, Susan Baker, Barbara and John Martin, Eliot and Kim West, all of Springfield; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; friend and caregiver, Marsha Smith and friend, John Steiger. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward in 1983 and two sisters. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the CONROY FUNERAL HOME with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial in Kingscreek Cemetery.

First published in the News Sun on Jul 13 Springfield, OH


News Sun on Oct 25 2002, Springfield News Sun

JOHN DAVID NORRIS of Lawrenceville expired quietly in his home on Wednesday, October 23 surrounded by his family. He was born on June 9, 1922 to Carl Leslie and Mabel Kramer Norris. He was the oldest of five children. John grew up at the Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Orphanage in Xenia, Ohio. Upon graduation, he joined the Navy Seabees; serving in the South Pacific, where he received the Purple Heart. He returned to Springfield and enrolled at Wittenberg University. There he initiated the comic strip Torchy and Ezry for the Wittenberg newspaper, the Torch. Following graduation, John worked for Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and for the Dayton Journal Herald. He was also associated with L.M. Berry and Associates. California beckoned and John worked for Lockheed, working on the original configuration for the Polaris missile. He received a presidential commendation for his work. John returned to Xenia to teach at the O.S.S.O. Home. Later, he taught commercial art at the Springfield-Clark Joint Vocational School. John was a fixture at local art shows where he drew caricatures, and at parties where he performed his Chalk Talk show. He was honored in July of this year as guest artist at the Springfield Summer Arts Festival. John is survived by his wife, Annalou (Harris), and five children including sons Richard (Peggy) of Kettering; David (Terri) and Benjamin of Springfield; Christopher (Jan) of Greenwood, South Carolina; and daughter Jennifer (Larry) Crabtree of Springfield. In addition, John is survived by sisters Mary Bissey of Springfield and Ella Mae Polaski of Columbus. He will be sadly missed by 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. There will be a memorial service at the North Hampton United Church of Christ on Saturday, October 26 at 1:00 pm. It will be followed by a fellowship meal and gathering of friends and family. Per John's request, his remains were donated to Wright State University. Contributions may be made in John's name to the North Hampton United Church of Christ building fund, or to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation. MORRIS
(Husband of Anna Lou Harris, daughter of Bertha Evilsizor and Orville Lee Harris)


LEONA MAE PATTON 83, of Springfield, died Monday morning, December 2, 2002 in Community Hospital. She was born August 28, 1919 in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Arthur and Sarah (Jones) Evilsizor. Mrs. Patton was a member of the Vineyard Church of Northridge. Her survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Connie and Kenny Spriggs of South Vienna, Kathy and Ray Lethcoe of Springfield; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Cindy Patton, Tom and Sandra (Carl) Patton, all of Springfield; one step son and step daughter-in-law, Richard and Jean Patton of Westerville; sister and brother-in-law, Louise and Harold Mitch of Springfield; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and special cousin, Audry Albrecht. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Q. Patton in 2000; two sisters; one brother and one granddaughter. Funeral services will be held in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME, SPRINGFIELD Thursday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Neil Haney officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Vineyard Church of Northridge, 4650 Ridgewood Road East, Springfield, Ohio 45503. You may express condolences to the family through www.littletonandrue.com .

First published in the News Sun on Dec 3 Springfield Daily News, Springfield, Ohio


Springfield News Sun on Jan 2, 2003

MILDRED JEAN EDWARDS 60, of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. in Mercy St. John’s Springfield, Ohio. She was born in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, the daughter of John and Goldie (EVILSIZOR) EDWARDS. Mildred was a 1961 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School and a loyal employee of Orbis of Urbana for 32 years with many friends and co-workers. She is survived by four loving and protecting brothers, John “Ted” (Thelma), Robert “Bob” (Phyllis), Jimmy and Mike (Dyna), all of Mechanicsburg; three loving and dedicated sisters, Phyllis BLACKBURN, Beverly Sue (Paul) HAFFNER and Patty EDWARDS, all of Mechanicsburg; and numerous nieces and nephews. Patty and Mildred lived at home and cared for their parents until their passing and then they cared for each other and were inseparable. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, David Thomas EEDWRDS; a brothers-in-law, William “Bill” BLACKBURNand a sister-in-law, Bonnie Jo EDWARDS. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, January 24, 2003 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the SKILLMAN-McDONALD FUNERAL HOME in Mechanicsburg, Ohio. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. William Turner officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Mutual, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana, Ohio 43078.



The Times Record Roane County Reporter for Roane Co, Spencer, WV Jan 9, 2003
Edna Longfellow Nester Fague
, 71, of Portland, Ore., died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002 at her home. She was born in Spencer, a daughter of the late Hubert and Martha Evilsizer Longfellow Long. She was retired from the U.S. Army Communication Command Division as a Master Sergeant. She was a Methodist and lifetime member of VFW Post #1442, Portland. She is survived by one daughter, Barbara Smithers of Portland; one sister, Rose Epling of Reedy; one half-brother, Robert Otis Long of Dublin, Ohio; two step-sisters, Ina Nutter of Ohio and Earnestine Pipes of Florida; one granddaughter; one great-granddaughter; eight nephews and seven nieces. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard Glen Nester; second husband, Donald Fague; two brothers, Kile Jarrett and Hubert Junior Longfellow; one sister, Hattie Longfellow; four step-brothers; and two step-sisters. Service with military honors will be later at Mt. Scott National Cemetery, Portland. Mt. Scott Funeral Home, Portland, was in charge of arrangements.


First published in the Springfield, News Sun on Feb 4 2003

CHARLES I. EVILSIZER 67, of 3550 Middle Urbana Road, Urbana, Ohio, died Sunday, February 2, 2003 in his residence. He was born March 27, 1935 in Urbana, Ohio to Minard and Sarah Genevieve (Parady) Evilsizer. He retired after 33 years from International Truck and Engine. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Evilsizer of Urbana; mother, Sarah Genevieve Evilsizer of Urbana; children, Debbie (Jerry) Ross of Springfield, Ohio, Steve (Yvonne) Evilsizer of Seguine, Texas, Mike (Margaret) Evilsizer of Springfield, Ohio; grandchildren, Brooke Evilsizer, Carly Evilsizer, Cassie Ross, all of Springfield, Ohio, Andrew Evilsizer of Seguine, Texas; great-granddaughter, Emily Musick of Springfield, Ohio; brothers, Jim (Mary Jane) Evilsizer of Winchester, Ohio, David Evilsizer of Beavercreek, Ohio; sister, Barbara (Wesley) VanScoy of LaRue, Ohio; uncle, Jim Parady of Gambier, Ohio; brothers-in-law, Jim Youngs of Winona, Minnesota, Bill (Pat) Youngs of Grove city, Ohio, John (Cathay) Youngs of Beavercreek; sister-in-law, Kathi Richards of Urbana, Ohio; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was a member of the Bowlusville United Methodist Church and a member of the Local 402. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2003 at 11 a.m. in the Bowlusville United Methodist Church with Rev. Louis F. Davis officiating. Arrangements are being handled by the WALTER-SCHOEDINGER FUNERAL HOME, A Dignity Memorial Provider, 642 South Main Street, Urbana, Ohio 43078. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Bowlusville United Methodist Church, 445 West County Line Road, Springfield, Ohio 45502.


Urbana Daily Citizen Feb 17, 2003

Zelma Barr, 87, of 707 S Main St, Urbana, died Sunday, Feb 16, 2003 at 4:10 p.m. in the Wellington. She was born Aug 22, 1915 in Champaign County to William T Frazee and Ethel Evilsizor. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her shilcred, Ronald (Patricia) Barr, Darrell Barr, Robert (Sharon) barr, all of urbana, Roger Barr of Alaska, Carol Docstader, Bonnie (Gary) Brown, all of Phoenix, Ariz. Ricky Barr of Cincinnati; 26 grandchildre, several great grand children, one great great grandchild and a brother Warren Frazee of urbana, She was preceded in death by her husband, Shirley Barr, a son Richard Barr, and a brother Donald Frazee. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Feb 19, 2003 at 1 p.m. in the Walter-Schoedinger Funeral Home, 642 S Main St with visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev Tim West will officiate and burial will be in Ooak Dale Cemetery


Springfield  News & Sun, Monday, February 17, 2003 pg 3c
THELMA MARTHA SICELENBINDER
81. of Springfield. died Saturday, February 15. 2003 in the Oakwood Village. She was born in Urbana, Ohio November 16, 1915 the daughter of Jasper and Emma (Hamilton) Evilsizor. Mrs. Seelenbinder was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church. She was previously employed by I C Penney and retired from the Society National flank with over twenty years of service. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Shirley (Can) •Seelenbinder of Lima; two grandchildren. Jeffrey and wife Carol of Michigan and Daniel of Maryland: two great grandchildren. Katie and Kelly of Michigan. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. in the LIT~LETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME, SPRINGFIELD with Pastor Kay Glaesner officiating. A gathering of family and friends will held one hour prior to the time of service. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Glaesner Health Care Center at Oakwood Retirement Village, 1500 Villa Road Springfield, Ohio 45503. You may express condolences at www. Uttletoncndrue. corn


Springfield News-Sun February, 25, 2003

NORA LEE EVELSIZOR 76, of Springfield went to the Lord February 24, 2003. She was born September 4, 1926 in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of Fred Myers and Lillian (Sharpe) Stone. Mrs. Evelsizor was a member of Fifth Lutheran Church. There she was involved in the Worship and Music Committee, Priscilla Circle, Alter Committee, and Church Council. She attended Springfield schools before graduating from the St. Mary’s Academy Girls School in South Bend, Indiana. Mrs. Evelsizor retired from Mercy Medical Center and was a member of Eastern Star Neal Chapter. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Sherry Evelsizor of Springfield; daughter, Wendy Evelsizor of Springfield; brother, Roger Peters of Springfield; six grandchildren, Jodie Engle, Andrew booth, Stormi Evelsizor, Erika Evelsizor, Chelsea Evelsizor, and Tiffany Adamson; three great grandchildren, Hailee McAlexander, Cody McAlexander, and Ethan Whitt; one niece; one nephew; two special friends, Moeita Welsh and Lida Wall of Springfield. Her parents preceded her in death. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday in the RICHARDS, RAFF & DUNBAR MEMORIAL HOME. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. in the Fifth Lutheran Church with Rev. Carol Gesalman officiating. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Fifth Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. SNS0225EvelsizorRRDGS


Springfield News Sun Sunday, March 9, 2003

ANNA B. (WOODARD) KISSELL 94, of Springfield died Saturday, March 8, 2003 in the Ohio Masonic Home. She was born October 18, 1908 in Tremont City, Ohio the daughter of Harry E. and Ida (French) Woodard. Anna was a graduate of Tremont City High School and involved in music all her life. She was a piano instructor for 40 years and played and instructed the organ for over 22 years and was the funeral home organist for 25 years. Anna was the choir director beginning at Tremont City United Methodist Church and then at Grace Columbus Avenue and Lagonda United Methodist Churches. She was a member of the Lagonda United Methodist Church; began the Children’s Junior Choir in 1948; and was a member of the Ruth Circle of the Church. She is survived by a son, Dale (Marilyn) Kissell of Springfield; a daughter, Carol (Harry) Federspill of Indianapolis, Indiana; two brothers, William Woodard of Springfield and Edwin Woodard of Witter, California; a sister, Marjorie Burk of Springfield; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eldon W. Kissell, in August of 1994; a daughter, Donna Zerkle in November of 2002; and three sisters, Helen Intyra, Dorothy Evilsizer and Bernice Demint. Her body was entrusted to the WOODS- ALLGIER FUNERAL HOME where friends may call Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Barbara Wiechel officiating. Interment will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Lagonda United Methodist Church, 2030 Mitchell Boulevard, Springfield, Ohio, 45503


Springfield News Sun March 22, 2003

W Willard BAKER, 86 went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 20, 2003 following a brief illness. He was born in Conover, Ohio , March 7, 1917, the son of Otho W and Mary (MERRITT) BAKER. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Donna L (EVILSIZOR); three sons and daughters-in-law, David and Sue of Beavercreek, Dale and Greg both of Springfield; two grandchildren, Matthew (Nicole) and Jamie (Jeff); and three great grandchildren, Ashley, Kaitlyn, and Reagan; sister Phyllis ROLFE; sister-in-law Frances BAKER; and several nieces and nephews. Willard was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Herman. Willard loved his family and he loved his church, Maiden Lane Church of God. Coming to Maiden Lane Church of God in 1946, he worked in many areas of service. Willard was a Youth Leader, Sunday School Teacher of both Junior High and Adults, he was a deacon, a trustee, and usher (being Head Usher for several years), a bus driver , Secretary to the Sunday School and one of the greatest loves was working with the Christian Edu-Care as board member and for many years he was Chairman of the Board. More recently working with the kindergarten children, where he was known by "Grandpa Willard." He loved his country as well, serving in the Army Air Corp, during WW II in the Philippines as a Master Sergeant and Crew Chief of B-24's. Prior to his service in WWII, Willard farmed with his father and after returning from war, he was a Millwright for several years then joined WP-AFB/AFIT Department and retired from Civil Service in 1982. He continued working for his country by serving with the Republican party of Clark County in many areas. Willard loved to be with people and after retirement continued to work driving cars through dealer trades for Monte Zinn for several years. Services will be on Monday, March 24, 2003 at 2 P.M. in the Maiden Lane Church of God with Rev Randall Spence officiating with visitation from 12 p.m. to the time of service. Burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Willard's name to Christian Edu-Care, 1201 Maiden Lane, Springfield, Ohio 45504. Jackson Lytle & Ingling Williams Funeral Hone, North Limestone St. A Dignity Memorial Provider is serving the family.


Urbana Daily Citizen, Saturday, April 26, 2003, Page A-2
Pauline F (Nicholas) Sarver,77, formerly of St Paris and New Matamoras, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2003 at 12:05 p.m. in Arcadia Acres, Inc, Logan, Ohio. She was born in Champaign County on Jan 6, 1926 the daughter of the late Ottis Carol and Ada (Evilsizor) Nicholas. Mrs Sarver was a 1944 graduate of Westville High School and was a former member of the Keith Cretors Post #148 American Legion Auxillary, St Paris. She had been engaged in farming and in the past was also very active as a 4-H leader. Survivors include two sons, Nicholas (Nicholett) Sarver of St Paris and Richard E Sarver of Logan; four grandchildren, Tiffany (Bill) Grote of Troy, Annette (Jeff) Bowers of St Paris and Jason and Joshua Sarver, both of Columbus, and a great grandson, Michael Bowers of St Paris. In addition to he parents, Pauline was preceded in death by her husband, Max Sarver, whom she married on Aug 30, 1944 and passed away on Aug 9, 1967; two sisters, Carolene Whitehead and Kathleen Pence, and one prother, Roderick Nichols. Funeral will be held on Tuesday, April 29th 2003 at 11 a.m. in the Richeson-Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home 216 S Springfield St, St Paris with Rev Douglas Upton of the St Paris United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will take place in Cedar Point Cemetery, Sidney. Visitation for the family and friends will be on Monday, April 28 from 5 - 8 p m in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Pauline's name to either the American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, P O Box 182-39 Dept 013 Columbus, OH or the Cancer Assoc of Champaign County, P O Box 38125, Urbana, OH 43078


Daily Press, Newport News, VA Sunday, May 4, 2003
Newport News- Clarence James "C.J." Evilsizer, age 63, went ot be with the Lord, Friday, May 2, 2003, with family and friends at his side. A native of nashville, ILL, he retired from the U S Army as a CW3, seving two tours in Vietnam. He also retired from Siemens as a Senior Buyer. Mr Evilsizer attanded St Jerome Catholic Church. He was preceeded in death by his parents, John and Una Lee Evilsizer. Surviving are his lovely wife of 43 years, Paula Evilsizer, two sons, Frank Evilsizer and his wife Lisa of Florida; Mike Evilsizer and his wife Louise of Newport News; two sisters, Fairleen Curl and her husband Robert of Breese, IL; Janice Bullard of Keyport, IL; his brother Calvin Evilsizer and his wife Gisela of Fayetteville, NC and 7 grandchildren, Sahne, Amanda, Brenda, Rachel, Tyme, Grey and Chais.


August 2003 The Star-Press.com (Muncie, Ind)
HARTFORD CITY - Olive Mae Reichard, 94, died on Sunday, July 13, 2003, at Miller's Merry Manor Nursing Home of complications. Her former address was 632 E. Main St. in Hartford City. She moved to Miller's Merry Manor Nursing Home in August 1996. She spent most of her life in Blackford County. Olive was born on March 1, 1909, in Grant County to Harold Marshall and Mary F. Shields Marshall. Both parents are deceased. Olive married Charles Paul Reichard on Nov. 27, 1957, in Hartford City. Charles preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 1977. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Vollet, in 1996. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Marshall and Grant (Bud) Marshall, and two sisters, Betty Marshall and Audrey Elliott. Olive was a homemaker. She had formerly worked at the Canning Factory and restaurants around town. Olive is survived by two daughters, Frances Parkinson of Muncie and Dixie D. Coleman of Hartford City; a son, Ralph Evilsizer Jr. (wife: Joyce) of Muncie; a stepson, Charles P. (Jake) Reichard (wife: Marcia) of Hartford City, and a stepdaughter, Connie Manges of San Antonio; two sisters-in-law, Lavon Marshall of Hartford City and Clara Marshall of Hartford City; eight grandchildren, several stepgrandchildren, several great-grandchildren, several stepgreat-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Olive will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at Keplinger Funeral Home with Rev. Lloyd Hall officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until service Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Hartford City Cemetery in Hartford City. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, 7363 E. 21st St., Indianapolis, Ind. 46219 or Alzheimer's Association, 9135 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, Ind. 46209-7109.


First published in SpringfieldNewsSun on Aug 17 2003

DONNA LOUISE BAKER 81, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, August 15, 2003, following a brief illness. She was born in Springfield, Ohio, February 19, 1922, the daughter of Herbert E. and Bessie M. (Plantz) Evilsizor. Donna is survived by her three sons and daughter-in-law David and Sue of Beavercreek, Dale and Greg of Springfield; two grandchildren, Matthew (Nichole) and Jamie (Jeff); and four great-grandchildren, Ashley, Kaitlyn, Reagen, and Alexander; sisters, Eileen (Grover) Pendleton and Norma Griest; and many special nieces, nephews, and cousins. Donna was preceded in death by her best friend and loving husband Willard having been married for 55 years. Willard died March 20, 2003. Also by her parents, brother-in-law Roger Griest, and several aunts and uncles. Donna loved her Family and she loved her church, Maiden Lane Church of God in Springfield. She grew up at Maiden Lane serving in many, many areas of the church during the years. Donna loved the Sunday School and worked as teacher and secretary in several different departments. She was also one of the book auditors for the Sunday School for many years. When there was a need to serve, Donna was willing to help. In recent years she worked with the Visitor Lists contacting all new visitors to Maiden Lane Church. Organizing the Greeters for Sunday services was another area that Donna enjoyed. The one responsibility she accepted with greatest honor was that of being a faithful prayer warrior. Donna believed in the power of prayer and served her Lord through this ministry. Outside of the church, Donna held many positions in the business world. She began her career at the downtown Woolworth store. Then to Crowell Collier, Olan Mills, Limbocker's, and the First National Bank. She ended her career in business with a position for many years at the Clark County Board of Elections. She was active in the Republican Party and received the Republican of the Year Honors. The job Donna loved the most was that of wife and mother. She so enjoyed being a Mom. Donna had a true love for others and shared this through cards and notes. She loved to send special thoughts to family and friends, few if any will forget this special talent that she use so freely and willingly to help lift and encourage others. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday August 19, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. in the Maiden Lane Church of God with Pastor Randall Spence officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service in the Welcome Center of the church. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions in Donna's name may be made to the Maiden Lane Church of God Building Fund at 1201 Maiden Lane Springfield, Ohio 45504 and or to the Christian Edu-Care at the same address. JACKSON LYTLE & INGLING WILLIAMS Funeral Home, Springfield, A Dignity Memorial Provider, will be assisting the family.


Newspaper unknown
Robin Kay EVILSIZOR,
44, of 1630 Baker Road, Springfield, OH, died Monday, August 18, 2003 at 3:05 AM in Mercy, St John, Springfield, OH She was born June 7 1959 in Urbana, Ohio to Robert Wendall and Shirley Imogene (Strunk) Hilliard. She was employed by Essex Nursing Home, Springfiled, Ohio as a cook. Survived by her husband Ellis Evilsizor, father Robert Hilliard, children Ricky, Jenny, Robby, Sam and Joey Jordan, grandchildren, Sabrina Jordan, Alyssa Mattox, Davin Jordan, brothers Danny, Kennyt, Bobby, Tommy Hilliard.; sisters Paula Nelson, Melissa Hoffer, Nathan Hilliard. Preceded in death by her mother and a son, Jason. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Aug 20, 2003 at 10 am in Mt Carmel Cemetery, Cable, Ohio


Bellefontaine Examiner Sept 16, 2003  (Logan Co, OH)
Elizabeth "Beth" R Mathews, 22, of Lakeview, died at 1:37 a.m. Sunday September 14, 2003 in Bellefontaine. She was born in Bellefontaine on April 2, 1981, a daughter of David E Mathews and Jacqueline L Evilsizor Loy, both of whom survive in Bellefontaine. Also surviving are brothers Trenton Mathews and David Edward Mathews, both of Bellefontaine; sister Amber Mathews of Bellefontaine, fiance, Gary Rister of Lakeview; step father, Randy Loy of Bellefontaine; gandparents, Loretta ( Dennis) Kramer of Bellefontaine, Kathryn Evilsizor of Apache Junction Arizona and Franklin (Nanette) Mathews of Lakeview; step grandfather James Will of Apache Junction, and great grandparents, Edna Costello and Marvin (Betty) Wilcoxson both of Bellefontaine. Grandfather James Evilsizor preceded the homemaker in death. The Rev William Zeller conducts funeral services at 1 p.m. Thursday at Eicholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine, where frinds may call from 2-4 and 6-8 Wednesday. Interment is in Nettle Creek Cemetery in Champaign County


Published on October 5, 2003, Peoria Journal Star, The (IL)

PEORIA - Thomas L. Evelsizer, 45, of Peoria died at 6:11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center. He was born Oct. 30, 1957, in Normal to Charles and Ruth Strickland Evelsizer.Surviving are his mother of Peoria; one son, Brad of Peoria; and two sisters, Debra Lewis of West Plains, Mo., and Elizabeth Martin of Chesterfield, Mo.He was preceded in death by his father and one sister. He had been a truck driver for U.S.A. Trucking. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel, where visitation will be one hour before. The Rev. Craig Hislope will officiate. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery


Kansas City Star, The (MO) October 29, 2003 Page: B4

Gregory Bolin, 47, Independence, MO, passed away Saturday, October 25, 2003, at the Independence Regional Medical Center. Mr. Bolin was born June 11, 1956, in Galesburg, IL. He was an over the road truck driver. He married Debbie Snyder on February 14, 1998. Mr. Bolin was preceded in death by his mother Betty Gardner. Mr. Bolin is survived by his wife Debbie Bolin, of the home; daughter Katherine Bolin and her fiance Jeremiah Cox, and stepdaughter Michelle Huffman and her fiance Robert Steele, both of Independence, MO; father Howard Webb and stepmother Edith Webb; brother Frank Bolin of Brookfield, MO; sisters Cheryl Minadeo of Parma, OH, Brenda Palmer of Laclede, MO, and Verna Evilsizer of California; stepbrother John Munkers; stepsister Norma Ward; and two grandchildren, Miranda and Dylan Steele. (Arr. Marts Memorial Service, 816-5618181)


Mail Tribune Newspaper Location: Medford, OR,Obituary Publication Date: 11/6/2003
Funeral services for Ransom Harris Smith will be held Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003 at 2 p.m. in Siskiyou Chapel. Pastor Paul Hagedorn will officiate.Those who wish may pay their respects Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003 from 5 to 8 p.m.Mr. Smith, 90, of Hornbrook, CA died Saturday, (Nov. 1, 2003) of natural causes, in Medford at his daughter, June's home.He was born Ransom Harris Smith on Feb. 2, 1913, in Butte Falls, OR.Mr. Smith, the patriarch of a large southern Oregon family, was a descendant of settlers who arrived in 1853 on the Oregon trail.On March 21, 1931 at the Newman Methodist Church in Grants Pass, OR, he married Grace Newman Smith, who preceded him in death on June 17, 1995, after 64 years of marriage. Ransom and Grace started their family in Grants Pass, then moved to Hilt, CA 5 years later in 1936. While raising their family in Hilt, Mr. Smith worked 36 years for the Fruit Growers Supply Company, as a mill worker; lumber piler (for 27 of those years), carpenter, night watchman, and various other positions in the mill. He was a volunteer fire fighter and worked, throughout his years in Hilt, on the various town and forest fires that threatened the community.He was a veteran of the California State Guard during WWII. After retiring from the mill in 1972, the Smith family moved to Hornbrook, CA in 1973.Mr. Smith's second retirement came in 1995 after 18 years of working as a ranch hand irrigating over 1000 acres alone, and working cattle.He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and made his last hunting trip with his four sons this Fall. Mr. Smith enjoyed camping and woodcutting with the grandkids, arrowhead and bottle collecting, carpentry, and gold panning/mining. He loved spending time with his family, sharing his knowledge or many colorful anecdotes and stories of times gone by. His twinkling sky-blue eyes and snowy white beard gave him the likeness of a slender Santa to the delight of many youngsters. He will be remembered with love, and missed.Survivors include; 4 sons, Harvey Travis Smith of Medford, William Harris Smith of Crescent, OR; James Darrell Smith of Medford and Clayton Roger Smith of Central Point; 2 daughters, Joan Dolores Smith of Hornbrook, CA, and June Juanita Sprague, Medford; 2 brothers: Daniel Evensizer of Wimer, and Samuel Evensizer of Oregon City; 19 Grandchildren; 27 Great-grandchildren; 10 Great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace, his brother, John Red Smith, 3 grandchildren, and 1 daughter-in-law.Serving as pall bearers are grandsons, Charles Sprague, Darren Smith, Roger Smith, Larry Smith, Randy Smith, Douglas Smith and great-grandson Michael Newman Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Hospice.


Troy Daily News Tuesday November 11, 2003

MURPHY, Normadean "Dean", age 74, of West Carrollton, passed away Monday November 10, 2003 at Hospice of Dayton. She was a former employee of Suttmans and a member of Parkvie United Methodist Church, where she was involved in Helping Hands and many areas of the church. Preceded in death by her parents, William and Lucinda (Grube) Evilsizor & a son Craig Murphy. Survivors are her husband, Elton L; a son and daughter-in-law Chris and Linda Murphy of Atlanta; a daughter and son-in-law VIcki and David Daily of Miamisburg; 4 grandchildren, Jason and Krista Daily of Miamisburg, Jennifer Murphy of Boston, Elizabeth Murphy of Atlanta; a great grandson Damian Cross; a brother and sister-in-law Kermit and Marge Evilsizor; a sister-in-law Kara Knight of Bellefontaine and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held on Friday Nov 14, 2003 at 2 p.m. Burial Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton in Dean's memory


Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) January 6, 2004 Section: OBITUARIES Edition: All Page: B3

PEORIA - Elizabeth A. Evelsizer Martin, 47, of 2005 Brook Hill Lane, Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Peoria, died at 6:10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at St. Luke's West in Chesterfield, Mo.Born June 15, 1956, in Peoria to Charles and Ruth Strickland Evelsizer, she married Jeff Martin. He survives.Also surviving are her mother; two daughters, Michele Martin and Lauren Martin, both at home; and one sister, Debbie (and Mike) Lewis of West Plains, Mo. She was preceded in death by her father. She was a homemaker.A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Manchester United Methodist Church in Manchester, where visitation will be one hour before. Cremation has been accorded. Buchholz Mortuary West in St. Louis is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4207 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108.


Courier-Journal, The Newspaper Location: Louisville, KY, US Obituary Publication Date: 1/11/2004

Morgan D. Vance, 77, of The Villages, FL, formerly of Louisville, died Tuesday, January 6, 2004. He was a native of Cincinnati, OH. He retired as a supervisor with the Ford Motor Company after 26 years of service at the Louisville facility. Following his retirement, he moved to Florida in 1998. He was a member of Fairway Christian Church. He is survived by his wife, Doris Vance of The Villages; five daughters, Teresa Vance Rupp of Louisville, Cathleen Vance Kidd of Virginia, Marianne Vance Less of Ohio, Jennifer Vance Massie of Virginia and Rebecca Vance Evelsizor of Virginia; two sons, Morgan D. Vance Jr. of Indiana and Rollie Chris Vance of California; stepdaughter, Valarie Dillons of Pimbrook Pines, FL; stepsons, Timothy Safford of Texas and Jack Safford of Arcadia, FL; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and five stepgrandchildren. His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Northeast Christian Church, with entombment in Resthaven Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Arch L. Heady & Son, Westport Rd. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may go to Fairway Christian Church Building Fund, Hospice Foundation of Lake & Sumter, Inc., 12300 Lane Park Rd., Tavares, FL 32778-9972 or American Cancer Society.


Nashville News, Nashville, ILL
Jeanetta Williams, 73 of Odin, died Wednesday Jan 7 2004 at her home. She was born Aug 4 1930 the daughter of John and Carrie Ella (Rice) Evilsizer. She married Russell D Williams on April 22 1950 in Pocahontas, Arkansas and he preceded her in death on Dec 4 1993. She is survived by one son, Michael Williams and wife Victoria of Odin, one daughter, Elizabeth Yaw and husband Greg of Worden; two sisters, Victoria Stricker of Okaville and Agnes Greene of Moore, Oklahoma, four grandchildren and two nieces. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, John Evilsizer and Harry Evilsizer; and one sister, Fair Evilsizer. Mrs Williams, was a ward clerk and medical secretary at Salem Township Hospital. She was a member of the Zion Hill Baptist Church and had lived in Odin the last 40 years. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Irvin Funeral Home in Odin with Rev Greg Williams officiating. Interment was in Peaceful Valley Cemetery in Odin. Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Assoc and will be accepted at the funeral home


Record Herald, The Newspaper Location: Waynesboro, PA, US Obituary Publication Date: 2/4/2004

DETTA L. BROWN, 79, of 341 Town Drive, Greencastle, died at 8:42 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004, in her home. She had been in failing health the past several months.Born Sept. 7, 1924, in Grafton, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Edmond James and Avon (Lemon) Glover.She was a graduate of Grofton High School and Fairmont Teachers College, Fairmont, W.Va.She and her husband, Alfred R. "Dick" Brown, were married Sept. 6, 1947, in Bridgeport, W.Va.Mrs. Brown was a homemaker.She also was an elementary school teacher in Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Greencastle, where she taught students in the handicapped/orthopedic class.Mrs. Brown was a member of the Frank L. Carbaugh American Legion Post 373 Ladies Auxiliary and a social member of Harry D. Zeigler VFW Post 6319, both of Greencastle. She volunteered many hours at Greencastle-Antrim primary and elementary schools. Mrs. Brown attended First United Methodist Church, Greencastle. Earlier in her life, she attended Nazarene and Baptist churches.She enjoyed cooking, reading and crocheting.In addition to her husband, Mrs. Brown is survived by two daughters, Sherri Brechbiel of State Line and Tina Warfield of Shady Grove; one sister, Cleta Evilsizer of Wellsville, Ohio; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Alfred Dent Brown in 1973, and one brother, Charles Glover.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, with the Rev. David G. Rawley officiating. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services Wednesday in the funeral home.The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.


Journal, The Newspaper Location: New Ulm, MN, US Obituary Publication Date: 2/12/2004
Gloria Femrite e, 56, of 1610 Sunset Ave. in New Ulm died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at her home. Funeral services are 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm with Pastor Garry Grunzke officiating. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home. Gloria is survived by her daughters, Audra Femrite and her friend, Dan Brenke of St. Peter, Melanie Femrite and her friend, Gordy Capaul of LeCenter; a son, Lee Femrite of Green Isle; mother, Arlene Ebilsisor of New Ulm; grandchildren, Brita, Hannah, and Lily; a sister and brother-in-law, Rose Marie and Myron Rich of New Ulm. She was preceded in death by her father, Leonard Mathiowetz; and by her stepfather, Edward Ebilsisor. Gloria was born March 28, 1947, in Sleepy Eye to Leonard and Marie Arlene (Evers) Mathiowetz.


Portland Oregonian 2/27//2004
KATHLEEN SHANNON EVELSIZER, 50
Kathleen Shannon Evelsizer, 50, died at her Kalispell home on Feb. 23, 2004. Services are pending. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home is caring for the family.


Urbana Daily Citizen Sat Feb 28, 2004 Page A-2

JOHN J. "TED" (POGO) EDWARDS 72, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2004 in the Mercy Medical Center, Springfield, Ohio. He was born November 12, 1931 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, the son of John and Goldie (Evilsizor) Edwards. He married Thelma (Jordan) on July 30, 1952. Ted was a 1950 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School. He worked for Navistar International for 30 years. He was also a member of Grace Baptist Church and a volunteer for Mercy Memorial Hospital in the Radiology Department. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Edwards of Mechanicsburg; two daughters, Karen Robinson, Columbus, Ohio and Amy (Mitch) Cheek of Mechanicsburg; three sons, Alan (Lisa) Edwards of Frisco, Texas, Marvin (Carolyne) Edwards of Urbana and Mark (Lisa) Edwards of Marysville; 20 grandchildren, Amy Elizabeth Edwards, Arianne Edwards, Alyssa Edwards, Ashley Robinson, Eric Daulton, Corey Edwards, Tim Cheek, Leslie Edwards, Tasha Cheek, Chelsea Hite, Lyndsey Cheek, Ethan Edwards, Taylor Hite, Caitlyn Cheek, Emily Edwards, Kayla Robinson, Spencer Edwards, Abbey Edwards, Allison Edwards and Jameson Edwards; one great-grandson, Jordan Robinson; three brothers, Robert "Bob" (Phyllis), Jimmy and Mike (Dyna) Edwards all of Mechanicsburg; three sisters, Phyllis Blackburn, Beverly Sue (Paul) Haffner and Patty Edwards all of Mechanicsburg; brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws, Ralph and Virginia Ferryman and Dick and Ann Runyon both of Mechanicsburg; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, David Thomas Edwards and a sister, Mildred Edwards. The family invites friends to call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, February 29, 2004, at the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME in Mechanicsburg. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with the Pastors Joseph Fortna and Ray Kaffenbarger officiating. Burial will follow in the McConkey Cemetery, Catawba. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice.

First published in SNS on Feb 27 2004


Urbana Daily Citizen Thursday March 11 2004 Page A-2
Patricia Ann EDWARDS, 67 of Mechanicsburg Ohio passed away Tursday March 9, 2004 at 4:25 p.m. in Mercy St Johns Center, Springfield, OH. She was born Feb 27, 1937 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio the daughter of John and Golide (Evilsizor) Edwards. Patricia attended Mechanicsburg Schools and was employed at Scotts Seed factory of Mechanicsburg. Patty and Mildred, who passed away last year lived at home and cared for their parents until their passing and then they cared for each other and were inseperable. They also would babysit for all of their nieces and nephews. She is survived by three loving and protecting brothers, Jimmy, Robert Bob (Phyllis) and Mike (Dyna) Edwards, two loving and dedicated sisters, Phyllis Blackburn and Beverly Sue (Paul) Haffner, a sister-in-law, Thelma Edwards, all of Mechanicsburg and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death byher parents, her sister Mildred, two brothers, David Thomas and John Ted Edwards, a brother-in-law, William Bill Blackburn and a sister-in-law Bonnie Jo Edwards. The family invites freinds to call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday March 12 2004 in the Skillman, McDonald and Vernon Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, Ohio. Services will be on Saturday in the funeral home at 11 a.m. with the Rev William Turner officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Mutual, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.


Star-Ledger, The/New Jersey Online Newspaper Location: Newark, NJ, Obituary Publication Date: 3/22/2004
HANSEN - Helen J., of West Orange, on Friday, March 19, 2004, beloved wife for 51 years of the late Ove Hansen, devoted mother of Paul G. (Susan) of Anchorage, Alaska, Dennis A. (Julie) of Corvallis, Ore., Margery L. of Gloucester, Mass., and Marilyn H. Kendall (Bertrand) of Hawthorne, N.J., loving grandmother of Robert Hansen (Olin) of Anchorage, Alaska, Alana Congdon (Douglas) of Fairbanks, Alaska, Christine Reeves (Ryan) of Spokane, Wash., Corrie Evilsizer of Corvallis, Ore., Amy Evilsizer of Bakersfield, Calif., Timothy and Kristin Kendall of Hawthorne, N.J., Daniel Kendall of Charleston, S.C., and Caitlin Kendall of Sparta, N.J., greatgrandmother of Abigail, Robin and Crystal Hansen of Anchorage, Alaska, Aubrey and Dillon Congdon of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Sophia Reeves of Spokane, Wash., loving sister of Alice Skoland of Newport, N.J., Grace Andersen Larsen of Newton, N.J., and the late Edna Brown of Gates Mills, Ohio, also many nieces and nephews in U.S. and Norway. Funeral service in Calvary Evangelical Free Church, 450 Fells Rd., Essex Fells, N.J. 07021, on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Visiting in The FARMER FUNERAL HOME, 45 Roseland Ave. (at Eagle Rock Avenue), Roseland, on Monday 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Interment Pleasantdale Cemetery, West Orange, N.J. Donations in her memory to the Ladies Aid Fellowship and Women's Ministries of Calvary Evangelical Free Church would be appreciated



Urbana Daily Citizen Friday April 16, 2004 Pg A-2
Marjorie Leona Adkins, 79, of Urbana died Thursday April 15, 2004 in her residence. She was born in Champaign County on May 1 1924 the daughter of Grover R and Dorothy L (McConnaha) Evilsizor. She was a member of Eastern Star Caroline Chapter, Order of White Shrine of Jerusalem and the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, Urbana. She is survived by her daughter Angella (Tom) Burbrink of Urbana, grandchildren Dustin and Faith Burbrink and Anthony Harris all of Urbana, brothers Joe Evilsizor and Richard Evilsizor both of Urbana, sisters Florence Laughlin of Sidney, Betty Litreal, Jean Rowland and Elnora Nichols all of Urbana, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceeded in death by her parents, husband Walter Adkins and brothers Dave Evilsizor and Daniel Evilsizor. The family will receive freinds on Sunday April 18 2004 from 4-7 in the Walter-Schroeder Funeral Home. A Dignity Memorial Provider with Eastern Star services to be held at 6:45 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday April 19, 2004 with the Pastor Calvin Rowland officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery Urbana


MARY V. (JERRIE) GRISSO 87, of Springfield, died Friday, April 30, 2004 in Greeley, Colorado. She was born July 27, 1916, in Springfield, Ohio, daughter of Clifford and Helen (Zerkle) Scott. She worked at the Crowell Collier Company in Springfield after graduating from Oak Grove High School in Enon, Ohio. She enjoyed bowling, gardening and was a member of Green Hedges and Starlight Garden Clubs. She loved to travel and was a member of Sigma Alpha sorority in Springfield. She worked for several years in the cafeteria at Shawnee High School. She was married to Norman Evilsizor for 32 years. Following his death, she was married to Marvin Grisso for 25 years until his death in 1998. The past six years, she lived with her daughter in Greeley, Colorado, and most recently resided at the Hospice of Northern Colorado. She was an expert seamstress and enjoyed being a homemaker, mother and grandmother. She is survived by sons Gail Evilsizor and his wife Joy of Marietta, Georgia, and Gary Evilsizor and his wife Val of Lake Havasu City, Arizona.; daughter, Judie L. Thompson of Greeley, Colorado; grandsons Rob Williams of Steamboat Springs, Colorado; Nick Williams of Oak Creek, Colorado; Derek Evilsizor of Denver, Colorado; granddaughters Wendy Evilsizor of Marietta, Georgia; Danielle Baca of Dundee, Oregon; and great grandchildren Cole Wyatt Williams, Kennedy Jade Baca and Silver Evilsizor. Private graveside services will be held Saturday, May 8, at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, followed by a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. in the JACKSON LYTLE & WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, North Limestone Street. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be made to The Hospice of Northern Colorado, 2726 West 11th Street Road, Greeley, Colorado 80631. First published in SNS on May 05 2004


Opal Evilsizer
CENTRALIA — Opal E. Evilsizer, 74, of Centralia died at 9:41 pm. Friday June 18, 2004. at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia She was born on June 28. 1929 in Du Quoin, daughter ot Harrison L. and Pearl Mae (Satterileld) Branum. She married. John C. Evilsizer in Mascoutah. and he preceded her in death in 1986. Mrs. Evilsizer is survived by four sons,Jack Hufstutler of Petersburg.Ind., and Roy E Evil izer, James F Evilsizer and Joe W Evilsizer, all of Centralia: a stepson, Calvin Evilsizer-. two daughters, Pam K Lincoln of Junction City and Paula J. Evilsizer of Centralia: two stepdaughters Fairlene Curl - and Janice Evilsizer~ tbree brothers. Joe A.Brtanum of Winslow,Ind., John W. Branum of Christopher and Robert Branum of Reynolds,Ind,; a sister, Frances L. Ripley of Waco, Texas; 28 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. In addition to her hnsband, she was preceded in death by a son, John C. Evilsizer Jr.; a stepson, Clarence Evilsizer; three brothers, Harrison, Jack and Jimmy; and a sister, Minnie. Services will be held at 2 p.m.Tuesday at the Boggs Chapel of the Styninger-Pacey Funeral Home in Centralia with David Powell offlciating.Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia.Friends may call from 5 to S p~m. Monday at the funeral home.Memorials may be made to the faintly and will be received at. thefuneral home. , Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to pacey@midwest.net.


Joplin Globe Obituaries Published: 2004-0July-15
Clarence P. Evilsizer,
age 96, of Joplin, passed away at 3:32 a.m. Sunday, July 11, 2004, at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin following a lengthy illness. Mr. Evilsizer was born Jan. 7, 1908, in Butler, Mo. He owned the Tip Top Laundry in Lawton, Okla., during the 1950s and 1960s. He then moved to Montana and owned a large foothill cattle ranch (Triple Divide Ranch) located south of Glacier National Park and east of the Continental Divide. This 10,000 acre ranch was later bought by the Boone and Crockett Club for wildlife research and preservation purposes. After the Boone and Crockett purchase, the Triple Divide Ranch was renamed the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Ranch and was the feature of several magazine and newspaper articles. He moved to Joplin, Mo.,, in 1978 and operated a farm in Saginaw.He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lawton and was a member of the Joplin Elk’s Lodge.He married Bessie Walker on Jan. 29, 1929, in Miami, Okla. She preceded him in death on March 23, 1997. Survivors include a son, Thomas Evilsizer and his wife, Jimmie Lee, Lawton, Okla.; one daughter, Sharon Kay Durels and her husband, Walter, New York, N.Y.; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Highland Cemetery in Lawton, Okla, with Dr. Gary W. Cook officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. Friday until the service at the Becker Funeral Home in Lawton.


Chelsea Standard; 2004-Aug-5 Manchester, MI

EVILSIZER, DORIS; age 90; of Manchester; passed away Saturday, July 31, 2004. She was born January 19, 1914 in Manchester the daughter of Charles and Mary (Fielder) Wurster. She married Banjamin Evilsizer, Jr. in Angola, IN on October 20, 1936 and he preceded her in death July 6, 1987. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her siblings: Aletta, Harold, Stewart, Fritz, Edward and Roy. Doris was a member of the Emanuel United Church of Christ and the Women's Fellowship Group. She is survived by her children: Jean (Grant) Smith and Joan (Curt) Day all of Manchester and Jerry Evilsizer of Jackson: two sisters, Hilma Tervo and Norma (Ted) Stautz all of Manchester, two brothers, Vic (Irene) Wurster of Clinton and Ralph (Phyllis) Hurster of Chelsea; sisters-in-laws, Lucille Williams of Manchester and Suzanne McLean of TX, 8 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. A celebration of Mrs. Evilsizer's life will take place on Tuesday, August 3, 2004 at Emanuel United Church of Christ in Manchester where she will lie in state at 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. with Reverend David Bowman officiating. Interment Lenawee Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be given to the Emanuel Church or to Huron Valley Humane Society. Envelopes will be available at the Borek Jennings Funeral Home, Jenter Chapel in Manchester where the family will receive friends on Monday from 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Please sign Doris' guest book at www.BorekJennings.com


Midland Daily News Sept 13, 2004
Lily Rose Evilsizer,
75, of Sanford died Sat Sept 11, 2004 at the Mid Michagan Medical Center. She was born on Jan 31, 1929, in Ludington, the daughter of the late Vern and Doris (Camp) Anderson. She married Robert Lawrence Evilsizer on June 29, 1946, in Midland; he predeceased her. She was a member of the Sanford American Legion Aux. Lily was a mom to everyone she knew. She had a great sense of humor; teacher to everyone and her heart welcomed everyone into her life. She loved camping, fishing, and spending time with her grandchildren. Surviving are her children and their spouses, Doris Jean and Gary Rudolph of Midland, Robert E and Lynn Evilsizer of Twin Lake, Melodie and Floyd Yarger of Ft Pierce, Fl, Katherine and Simeneh Araya of Lansing, Jim & Judy Evilsizer of Sanford and Ed and Darlene Bates of Weidman; 20 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 2 gr great grandchildren; a sister Joyce Rynek of MIdland; and many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband Robert, two sisters Elaine McKay and Barbara Anderson and a grand daughter Angela Ling predeaceased her. Private funeral services have taken place. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to coinsider the American Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Directors of Midland


EVILSIZOR, John Finley 44, of Lakeview, Ohio, died August 27, 2004 in his residence. He was born February 14, 1960 in Bellefontaine, Ohio, the son of James Edward Evilsizor, Sr. and Katherine Mae Lee Scott. Survivors include his mother of Phoenix, Arizona; daughter, Heather Marie Evilsizor of Toledo, Ohio; brother, Charles Patrick "Pat" (Kristy) Evilsizor of Huntsville, Ohio; sisters, Vickie (Marvin) Kerr of DeGraff, Ohio, Pamela Rae Berry of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Jacqueline Lee Loy of Bellefontaine, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, James Edward Evilsizor, Jr. John had worked for the City of Bellefontaine on the Street Department for the last seven years. He attended the Church of God in Bellefontaine and the Monroe Community Church in Pickerltown. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Kenton, an assistant coach for the Indian Lake Little Lakers football team and an avid Buckeye and Dallas Cowboy fan. Funeral services will be held September 3, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. in EICHHOLTZ FUNERAL HOME, Bellefontaine, Ohio with Rev. Charles Runion officiating. Burial will be in Nettle Creek Cemetery, Champaign County, Ohio. Visitation will be Thursday, September 2, 2004 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Logan County Heart Association or the Indian Lake Little Lakers Football Team.  Published in the Springfield News-Sun on 9/1/2004.

John Finley Evilsizor (Bellefontaine Examiner) Aug 30 2004
John Finley Evilsizor
, 44, of Lakeview, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, in his residence.
He was born in Bellefontaine on Feb. 14, 1960, a son of Katherine Mae Lee Scott Evilsizor, who survives in Phoenix, and the late James Edward Evilsizor Sr. A brother, James Edward Evilsizor Jr., also preceded him in death. He also is survived by a daughter, Heather Marie Evilsizor of Toledo; brother, Pat (Kristy) Evilsizor of Huntsville; sisters, Vickie (Marvin) Kerr of DeGraff and Pamela Rae Berry and Jacqueline Lee Loy, both of Bellefontaine; and several nieces and nephews. For the past seven years, he was employed by the Bellefontaine City Street Department. He attended the Church of God in Bellefontaine and the Monroe Community Church in Pickrelltown. A member of the Kenton Moose Lodge, he was an assistant coach for the Indian Lake Little Lakers football team and was an avid Ohio State Buckeye and Dallas Cowboy fan.


Published in the Springfield News-Sun on 9/17/2004.
COX, Loretta M.
89, of Springfield, died Wednesday, September 15, 2004. She was born June 23, 1915 in Springfield, the daughter of Frank M. and Mary A. (Cline) Helfrick. Mrs. Cox retired from Robbins and Myers after 47 years. Her survivors include two sisters, Ann Evilsizor of Danville, California and Cora Rogers of LaFollet, Tennessee; several nieces and nephews; numerous great nieces and nephews; many great great nieces and nephews; and a few great great great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles in 1990; three sisters, Gladys Randall, Marie Stone and Daisy Allen; and four brothers, Frank, Albert, Harry and Charlie Helfrick. A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 19, 2004 at 11:30 a.m. in the South Dayton Church of Christ, 300 South Main in Springboro, Ohio.


Published in the Springfield News-Sun on 9/21/2004.
HULSBECK, Marilyn L.
74, passed away September 18, 2004. She was born March 9, 1930 in Springfield, Ohio, daughter of Kenneth and Esther (Evilsizor) Bryant Gerhardt. She was the owner of Hulsbeck Accounting and Tax Service for 50 years. She is survived by one daughter, Tonya Kramer and one son, Kevin (Lisa) Hulsbeck; two aunts, Bernice Roberts and Martha Cooper; four grandchildren, Isaac L. Kramer, Abraham C. Kramer, Darrel G. Ray and Kiley Thornberg. She was preceded in death by her husband, son Kent Peck and daughter Tamera Peck. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 22, 2004 from 6-8 p.m. in the JACKSON LYTLE WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, North Limestone Street, A Dignity Memorial Provider, where services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m., with Rev. George Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society or to Community Hospital Hospice.


Daily Press - (Oct/4/2009) (Newport News, Virginia) (Unknown connection)
WILLIAMSBURG -
Lois B. Evilsizor went to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009.Lois was a longtime resident of Williamsburg and survived by her children, Brian Argabright and fiance, Mary Hickman, Paula Argabright; her granddaughter, Shannon Temple and David Chism; grandson, Merrell New Jr.; as well as numerous other family and loved ones. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice House of Williamsburg, 4445 Powhatan Pkwy, Williamsburg, VA 23188

 

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