Charles R. Harris
MARENGO — Charles R. Harris, 84, of Marengo died early Sunday morning, Oct. 3, 2004, at Bennington Glen, Marengo.
He was born Jan. 12, 1920, to David A. and Mary (Eicher) Harris. A survivor of Pearl Harbor, he was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.
He is survived by sons, Charles R. (Karen) Harris II of Fremont, and Mark J. and Christopher E. of Marengo; a daughter, Emily “Lee” (David) Fogle of Marengo; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, David of Boalsburg, Pa., and Joseph of New Kensington, Pa.; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Alice (Parker), on Oct. 15, 1998; a son, Matthew; and a sister, Emily Park.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 229, Marengo, where service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. Pastor Wayne Booth will officiate. Burial will follow at a later date in Northlawn Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions can be made to American Legion Post 710, Marengo. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Richard E. Herndon
MOUNT VERNON — Richard Eugene Herndon, 72, of McKinley Avenue, Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Knox Community Hospital.
A celebration of life will be held Thursday, Oct. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kokosing Elks Lodge 1085 IEPOE of W.
Memorial contributions can be made to Kokosing Elks Lodge 1085, P.O. Box 411, Mount Vernon 43050.
These services are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. This obituary and guest registry can be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Florence E. Kriner
MOUNT VERNON — Florence E. Kriner, 95, of Mount Vernon died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Arthur R. Miller
MOUNT VERNON — Arthur Ralph “Art” Miller, 90, a lifelong resident of Mount Vernon, died at his residence Oct. 1, 2004.
He was born Dec. 23, 1913, in Mount Vernon to Ralph I. “Rim” and Ethyl (Stokes) Miller. He owned Art’s Body Shop for over 40 years. He semiretired in 1975 after which his beloved “Cortez” motor home became his passion. Art and Evelyn lead many motor home caravans around the United States, and continued to travel, repair and make modifications to his Cortez motor home; along with those of many of his friends he made throughout his years of travel across the United States. He became known as “Mr. Cortez” to many of his beloved friends. Art enjoyed his last camping trip on Labor Day this year with his family. He will be very much missed, but remembered by all of his family. We all love you. “Goodbye Dad.”
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Julia Evelyn (Porter) Miller; a son, Denny L. (Nancy) Miller of Mount Vernon; three brothers, Glenn Miller of New Philadelphia, Louis (Mary) Miller of Newark and Kenneth (Jean) Miller of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren, Jennie Bonham of Pennsboro, W.Va., Debrorah Hart of Little Rock, Ark., Jeff Miller of Mount Vernon, Christine Teets of Columbus and Bryon Miller of Mount Vernon; seven great-grandchildren, Jason and Whitney Bonham, Ceth Miller, Alexis Teets, Josuha and Broc Hart and Austin Gronczewski.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an infant son; and a brother, Frederick Miller.
There will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Life service for family and friends will be held on Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Mound View Cemetery with the Rev. Rodney Buchanan officiating. The North-Dilley Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made in Arthur’s name to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050; or Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 205 N. Mulberry St., Mount Vernon 43050. This obituary may be viewed online at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Frank J. Minnich
WELLINGTON — Frank J. Minnich, 81, of Wellington died Oct. 1, at the EMH Medical Center at Elyria following a brief illness.
He was born March 17, 1923, at Elyria to Fred and Margaret (Rahrag) Minnich. He was the owner and operator of Strikeout Lanes of Wellington since 1962, and a member of St. Patrick Church at Wellington. He was a World War II veteran of the Navy serving in the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters, and a member of the VFW Post 6941 of Wellington. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and gardening. He was a great family man, enjoyed his grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Mary E. (Fox) Minnich; five sons, James of Mount Vernon, John of Wellington, Thomas of Versailles, Ky., Kenneth of Elyria and Kevin of La Grange; a daughter, Judy Selee of North Ridgeville; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Rita Carlin and Mary Jane Bungard, both of Elyria; and brothers, Richard Minnich of Olmsted Township and Harold Minnich of Elyria.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Keller.
Funeral Mass will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 512 N. Main St., Wellington. The Rev. James J. Reymann will be celebrant. Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. in Norton Funeral Home, 370 S. Main St., Wellington, and one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Interment will be in St. Marys Cemetery at Elyria, with military service by the VFW Post 6941.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick Endowment Fund, Wellington Senior Bus Service or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Delmar L. Moore
DANVILLE — Delmar Lee Moore, 64, of South Richards Street, Danville, died Oct. 3, 2004, at his residence.
He was born June 24, 1940, in Wayne County, Mich., to Virgil and Clasie (Perry) Moore. He was a retired loading foreman for Millwood Sand, a member of the Danville Church of Christ, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his mother of Morehead, Ky.; two sons, Jeff (Vicki) Moore of Brinkhaven and Terry (Sonja) Moore of Danville; his former wife, Lois Moore of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Cassandra, Keyara, Adam and Emily Moore; a sister, Patricia Jennings; and three brothers, Gary (Jewell), Jack (Helen) and Larry (JaAnn) Moore, all of Morehead, Ky.
He was preceded in death by his father; and a brother, Harold Moore.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Fischer Funeral Home, Danville, where calling hours will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Minister Craig Mulpas will officiate. Burial will be in Workman Cemetery at Danville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050.
MOUNT VERNON — Stella Stoudamire, 75, of Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, Oct. 1 2004, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
She was born July 27, 1929, in Sheridan, Ark., to Jonathan and Icie (Smith) Stoudamire.
She is survived by a brother, Amos Stoudamire of Philadelphia, Pa.; a sister, Catherine Harthorne of Ruth, Miss.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, James Stoudamire, Gilbert Stoudamire and Wilbert Stoudamire; and two sisters, Marjorie Jackson and Sallie Compton.
The family will observe private services. These services are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.