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Theiss, Charles



Charles Theiss, 51, was found dead Sunday night in his home five miles east of Louisville with a bullet wound in his head. Coroner E. C. Reno's office reported the wound was self inflicted.

A veteran of World War, Mr. Theiss lived in Louisville for 20 years. At the time of his death was a foreman at Superior Sheet Steel Co.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Helen Theiss; two sons, William and Ralph Theiss of the home; four brothers, Harry W., George and John Theiss of Louisville and Frank Theiss of Buffalo, and two sisters, Mrs. Charles Merkle of Kokomo, Ind., and Mrs. John Shorts of Louisville.

Mr. Theiss was born at Sardis in Monroe County, a son of John and Nola Romick Theiss. He was a member of Louisville American Legion and the Lutheran church at Sardis.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Sluss parlors in charge of Rev. E. E Zechial with burial in Union cemetery.

Lousivlle Herald, June 9, 1939 (Stark County, Ohio)

Theiss, Charles Phillip


Charles P. Theiss

Charles Phillip Theiss, 72, died Saturday afternoon at 6 o'clock at the home of his son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Grover O. Roberts, 1516 West Fourteenth avenue following a lengthy illness.

Mr. Theiss was born in Sardis, Ohio on October 25, 1862.

He and his wife came to Pine Bluff in October, 1925, and had made their home with their daughter for the past 11 years. Mr. Theiss retired from active business several years ago.

He was a member of the Central Presbyterian church and a thirty-second degree Mason.

In addition to his widow and daughter, Mrs. Roberts of this city, he is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Kenneth S. Dean of Cleveland, Ohio and two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Grover C. Roberts, Jr.

Funeral Services were held Sunday afternoon at 5 o'clock from the chapel of the Halph Robinson and Son Mortuary in charge of the Rev. John D. Spragins, Jr., pastor of the Central Presbyterian church.

Active pallbearers were: H. Fulton Murphy, Freeman Hawley, Ben Brannon, George Lea, Bunn Ezell and Paul E. Nichols.

Honorary pallbearers were: J. A. Perdue, H. C. Gillum, Harry Daniels, Sr., Virgil Ooleman, Harry T. Stuart, and C. E. Cuthbertson.

The remains were forwarded to Tyler, Tex., early this morning and services and burial was held this afternoon in Oakwood cemetery in Tyler.

Pine Bluff, Arkansas Commercial, Monday, July 20, 1936 p. 7



Theiss, Clara B. Tweed



Clara B. Theiss, age 96, of the Windsor Medical Center, North Canton, formerly of 1219 W. Main St., Louisville, passed away Thursday, January 18, at Windsor Medical Center.

Born in Steubenville, Ohio on March 2, 1893 to the late William and Mary Ann Clifton Tweed, she was a member of the Paradise United Church of Christ in Louisville, Past Matron of Eastern Star #400 of Louisville and Past President of the Louisville Library Board. She was a former member of the Canton Woman's Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry William Theiss, in 1975.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary Helen Burkhardt, of Canton; 2 grandchildren, John T. Burkhardt of Baltimore, MD and Ann T. Walborn of Canton; 3 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, in the Paradise United Church of Christ in louisville with Rev. Joseph Krabill and Rev. Robert L. Keiser officiating. Interment was in Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Ohio on Monday, Jan. 22. Memorials may be made to the Paradise United Church of Christ or the Louisville Library. Stier-Israel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Louisville Herald, January 18, 1990

Theiss, Emma Elizabeth Seibert



Mrs. Emma E. Theiss Dies in Pine Bluff

Mrs. Emma Elizabeth Theiss, 88, a resident of Pine Bluff for 30 years and widow of Charles Phillip Theiss, died yesterday afternoon at the Convalescent Home. She had been ill for the past several years.

A native of Wheeling, W.Va., and born on May 2, 1866, she was a daughter of the late Conrad and Catherine Seibert. Her husband died here on July 18, 1936.

She was a charter member of the Order o th Eastern Star in Tyler, Texas, and a member of the Central Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Grover C. Roberts of Pine Bluff and Mrs. Kenneth G. Dean of Sweetwater, Tenn: two grandchildren, Mrs. Richard W. Warriner and Grover C. Roberts Jr., both of Pine Bluff; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. today in the Robinson Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. J. W. Bryson, officiating.

The members of the Board of sessions of the Central Presbyterian church served as pallbearers. Following services here the body will be forwarded in Tyler where graveside services will be held Saturday morning.

Pine Bluff, Arkansas Commercial, Thursday, April 14, 1955, p. 8

Theiss, George



Mr. Theiss of Lincoln ave was a native of Sardis, O., but spent 30 of his 76 years in Louisville. After but a brief illness, he died on Sunday.

He was a member of Paradise United Church of Christ, and had been a foreman at Superior Sheet Steel Co., and was later employed by Irwin Steel in Canton.

His wife, Sylvia, survives him; also one son, Joseph, and two daughers, Miss Evelyn Theis, and Mrs. J. P. Henning, all of Louisville; two brothers, Harry of Louisville, and John of Canton; one sister, Mrs. Charles Merckle of Kokomo, Ind.; also two grandchildren.

Wednesday rites in Stier funeral home were conducted by the Rev. Robert Keiser. Interment was in Union Cemetery.

Louisville Herald, Thursday, March 21, 1963

Theiss, Harry William



Harry William Theiss, age 92, of 110 Frana Clara, Louisville, passed away Sunday evening, March 2, in the Rose Lane Nursing Home, Massillon, following a long illness.

Mr. Theiss was born at Sardis, Ohio, Jan. 18, 1883 and lived in Louisville 55 years. He was retired from the Superior Sheet Steel Co. of Louisville. He was a member of Paradise United Church of Christ in Louisville, Juilliard Lodge #460 F. &AM of Louisville and a life member of the Canton club.

Survivors include his wife, Clara B.; one daughter, Mrs. J. E. (Mary Helen) Burkharde of Canton; 1 sister, Mrs. Emma Merckle of Indiana; 1 brother John of Canton; 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Ohio. Memorial services where held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Paradise United Church of Christ with Rev. Robert L. Keiser officiating. There were no calling hours. Donations may be made to the Paradise United Church of Christ. Steir-Israel Funeral Home of Louisville was in charge of arrangements.

Louisville Herald, March 6, 1975

Theiss, John F.



John F. Theiss passed away at the home of his son, George Theiss, on Lincoln avenue, Friday, November 16th after an illness of four and one-half months. Mr. Theiss spent the greater part of his life in Monroe County and was a member of the Church of Christ at Woodsfield, Ohio. He is survived by five sons, Harry, George, Charles and John of Louisville, and Frank of Kokomo, Indiana; two daughters, Mrs. John Shorts of Louisville, and Mrs. Charles Merckle of Kokomo, Ind., also one brother Charles Theiss of Pine Bluff, Arkansas. His body was taken to Sardis, Ohio on Monday, where services were held Monday afternoon.

Louisville Herald, November 22, 1934 (Stark County, Ohio)

Theiss, Nola Francis Romick



Mrs. John Theiss, 69, who recently removed from Woodsfield to Sardis, died at her Sardis home last Thursday of infirmities. Mrs. Theiss was a good woman, and made many friends in Woodsfield who are made sorry in her death. Beside her husband she is survived by seven children, that include the following; Mrs. John Shorts of Louisville, Ohio; Charles Theiss of Sardis; George Theiss of Louisville and Mrs.Merckle of Wheeling.

Funeral services were held from the late home at Sardis Saturday afternoon in charge of Rev. Rice of Sistersville. Burial was made in the Sardis Cemetery.

Spirit of Democracy, February 20, 1929

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Mrs. Nola Frances Theiss, wife of John F. Theiss, entered into rest at her home in Sardis, February 13, 1929. She was a daughter of William and Rachel Romick, and was born Feb. 5, 1861 at Burlington, Ohio, later moving with the family to Monroe County, and spending most of her life there. She was united in marriage to John F. Theiss, December 5, 1877.

She united with the Church of Christ in Woodsfield twenty years ago, and has been a regular attendant of that church in Woodsfield and Sardis.

Mrs. Theiss was a woman of excellent character and pleasing personality, and leaves a host of relatives and friends who mourn her loss.

She is survived by her husband, John F. Theiss; two daughters, Mrs. John Shorts of Louisville, Mrs. Charles Merckle of Sardis; five sons, Harry, Charles and John of Louisville; Frank of Warren, Ohio and George of Sardis.

She also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Sarah Davenport of Des Moines, Iowa; Mrs Rachel Wagner of Pittsburgh, PA. and two brothers, Pressley and Edward Romick of Sardis, Ohio.

Card of Thanks- John F. Theis and family wish to extend their heartfelt thanks to all neighbors and friends who so kindly aided them during their recent bereavement.

Spirit of Democracy, February 27, 1929


Theiss, Robert L.



Robert L. Theiss, age 76, died Wednesday in Doctors Hospital. Born in Warren, OH, he had been a Canton resident since 1979. He retired from Wean United in Warren in 1978 after 16 years of service. He was a World War II Army Air Force veteran.

Survived by his wife, Frances E. Theiss of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Paul (Anne) Stryker of Houston, TX and Mrs. George (Sara) Cruz of Needville, TX; five grandchildren; and a sister, Martha Jane Kelsey of Sun City, CA. There will be private family services and no calling hours. The Lamiell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Canton Repository, June 23, 1995 p. B4


Thompson, Eva Estelle Fair



Mrs. Eva Estella Thompson, 87, died Wednesday in a Guthrie hospital.

An Okmulgee resident 30 years, Mrs. Thompson moved from here to Stillwater in 1952 following the death of her husband, the late Elmer J. Thompson. She had lived with her sister, Mrs. Smith W. Richardson, at Stillwater.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Stillwater; and Okmulgee Eastern Star chapter.

Other survivors include a son, W. C. Thompson, Carmen, Okla; five grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday in the Davis Funeral Home chapel with burial in Okmulgee cemetery.

Okmulgee Daily Times, Wed. June 10, 1959 p. 2 col. 3

Thompson, Jesse Elmer



Elmer Thompson Dies: Rites Set

Elmer J. Thompson, 920 West Eighth, died Tuesday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Smith Richardson, Stillwater.

Mr. Thompson was a native of Butler, Penn., but had been a resident of Okmulgee for more than 35 years. For many years, he was an elder in the Okmulgee First Presbyterian church, and had been made life elder.

He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge. During his active days, he was associated with the oil business.

Surviving members of the family are his wife, Mrs. Eva Thompson, of the home address; his daughter, Mrs. Smith Richardson, Stillwater; one son, W. C. Thompson, Pampa, Texas; also six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be conducted in the Davis Funeral Home chapel Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Richardson Archibald, pastor of the Presbyterian church officiating.

Burial will be in the Okmulgee Cemetery.

Okmulgee Daily Times, Thursday June 5, 1952 p. 10, col. 4

Tracy, Ethel



DIED-TRACY-On Sunday, April 13, 1884, at 10:40 p.m., Ethel M., daughter of Stephen and Sadie TRACY, aged 9 years, ? months and 16 days.
Funeral on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Interment at the peninsula Cemetery. Friends of the family invited.

Wheeling Register, Tuesday, April 15, 1884

Tracy, George W.



Tuesday, Sept. 11th, 1906, at 12:30 o'clock a.m., George W. TRACY, aged 59 years.

Wheeling Register Sept. 16, 1906 p. 3

Tracy, John



John TRACY Died Last Thursday

Death at 9 0'clock Thursday morning removed from Sistersville a resident for the past 30 years, John TRACY.

Mr. TRACY while in failing health was able to be about until Sunday when he suffered a stroke and passed away this morning at the home of Mrs. Addie GOODWIN with whom he had made his home for 28 years. >br> Mr. TRACY came to Sistersville during the early oil excitement. He was well known and especially like by everyone, being a particular friend with the young people of the city.
Surviving are two nieces, Miss Nan O'CONNONR R.N. of Wheeling and a niece in Chicago and Thomas TRACY, a nephew of Wheeling.
Funeral services were held at 9:00 Saturday morning from the home of Mrs. GOODWIN with Rev. D.B. LlOYD in charge. Burial was in Greenwood.
Mr. TRACY was 74 years of age.

Tyler Star-News Middlebourne, Thursday, July 28, 1932

Tracy, Mabel



Peninsula Cemetery has a Mabel Tracy buried and the obituary read TRACY-On Sunday morning, August 19, 1888, at 6:20 a.m., Mabel C., infant daughter of R. E. and Minnie TRACY. Funeral services at house at 3 p.m. Burial private. The cemetery records Mabel was 11 months at time of death.

Tracy, Reuben E.



TRACEY- Saturday, February 1st, 1890 at 7 o'clock a.m., Reuben E. TRACEY, aged 36 years. Funeral services at his late residence, on South Elm street, Monday morning at 9 o'clock. Friends of the family invited. Interment private at 9:30 o'clock at Peninsula cemetery.

Wheeling Sunday Register, February 2, 1890 p. 5

Tracy, Stephen P.



Died- On Sunday, April 28, 1901, at 4:45 p.m., at the residence of his son-in-law, F. A. SHARRATT, 87 Clifton avenue, Allegheny. Stephen P. TRACY, aged 80 years.

Pittsburgh Dispatch April 29, 1901 p 5, c. 3




Stephen P. Tracy Dead

Word was received here last night of the death at Allegheny, Pa., of Stephen P. TRACY, formerly of Wheeling in the eighty-first year of his age, due to the ailments of old age. Mr. TRACY moved to Allegheny four years ago, and made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Albert SHERRATT, wife of a former Wheeling newspaper man. Besides this daughter the deceased is survived by two sons, George W. TRACY of Wheeling, and John E. TRACY, of Sistersville. The deceased was actively engaged on the river from 1840 to 1880, as a steward on the daily wheeling-Cincinnati packets, as well as on boats in southern waters in the winter. Mr. TRACY was a ?? figure here, until his removal.

Wheeling Intelligencer, Tuesday, April 30, 1901 p. 8