Lawrence L. Lambert
GAMBIER — Lawrence L. Lambert, 50, of Gambier passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, in the Mount Carmel East Hospital, Columbus. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.
FOREST — Maurice Mentzer, 74, of Forest died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005, at his home.
He was born Oct. 8, 1931, in Hardin County to Earl and Inez (Wenner) Mentzer. He was retired as a crane operator from Lima Teledyne Ohio Steel and had also worked at Whirlpool in Findlay as an assembler. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Kenton, BPOE Lodge 157 in Kenton, life member of VFW Post 333, Military Order of Cootie Pup Tent 6 in Lima, Knights of Columbus 1597, Hardin County Restorers, Kenton Eagle Lodge 2163, Loyal Order of Moose 428 in Kenton, and a member of the American Legion. He served in the U.S. Army for 16 years during which he was involved in the Korean conflict. He was a member of the 251 Transportation Unit in Kenton.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Warnimont); three sons, Robert Mentzer and Russell Mentzer, both of Mount Vernon, and Randy Mentzer of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Michele Killian of Findlay; five grandchildren; and one sister, Miriam (Joe) Neds of Findlay.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Vera; a daughter-in-law, Jamie Mentzer; and a son-in-law, Brian Killian.
Calling hours will be today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Schindewolf Stevens Stout Funeral Home, Kenton, where the rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m., followed by the vigil service. Funeral will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Kenton. The Rev. Anthony Dinovo will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Kenton. Graveside military services will be conducted by the Honor Guard from Kenton AMVETS Post 1994.
Memorial donations may be made to Hardin County Hospice and/or Immaculate Conception Church. Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOUNT VERNON — Gertrud Marie Murmann, 84, of Main Street, Mount Vernon, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, at the Country Court Nursing Center.
She was born Feb. 5, 1921, in Schmoelz, Germany, to the late Johannes Murmann and Rosa Mueller. She was formerly a resident of Miami, Fla., where she was the secretary to the vice president of development at the Miami Herald.
She is survived by a sister, Helene Witzmann of Waverly, formerly of Howard; a brother and sister who still reside in Germany; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth.
There will be no calling hours, and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is handling arrangements. This obituary can be viewed online at fischerfuneralhome.com.
Hobart S. Sockman
GREENWOOD, S.C. — Hobart S. Sockman, 94, of Greenwood, S.C., formerly of Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005, in the Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, N.C.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.