John W. ‘Jack’ Bubenheim
BUTLER — John Walter “Jack” Bubenheim, 45, of Brokaw Road, Butler, died Saturday morning, Sept. 30, 2006, in his home following a long illness.
He was born Sept. 5, 1961, in Burgettstown, Pa., to George Daniel and Joan Marie (Bartruf) Bubenheim and attended Burgettstown High School. A U.S. Marine, Jack was a member of the Grafton VFW and moved to Richland County from Grafton in 1990.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Brigit Ann (Cunningham) Bubenheim; two sons, George Casey and Charles Daniel Bubenheim; his mother, Joan Bubenheim; a brother, Charles (Nancy) Bubenheim; a sister, Debra (James) Stettar; father- and mother-in-law, David and Holly Bodi; six brothers- and sisters-in-law; and several nieces, nephews and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his father, George Bubenheim.
The family will receive friends Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will follow at noon. Pastors Ken Kinley and Patrick Bailey will officiate. Interment will be at a later date.
Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Sandra K. Butt
MARTINSBURG — Sandra K. Butt, 59, of West Street, Martinsburg, passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at Knox Community Hospital.
She was born Aug. 24, 1947, in Mansfield, to John Oakley and Elsie Mildred (Bixler) Purdy Sr. Sandra was a member of the Martinsburg Christian Church where she was the church secretary. She gave the gift of life by becoming an organ donor.
Sandra is survived by her husband of almost 31 years, Richard E. Butt Jr.; three sons, Jerry (Lisa) Grassick of Wooster, John (Peggy) Butt of Fredericktown, Richard (Candy) Butt of Mansfield; three daughters, LaVern (Mike) Robinson of Canton, Sherry (Mike) Lemos of Mount Gilead, Brandy (Kurt) Hildebrand of Utica; 18 grandchildren, Michael, Matthew and Mariah Robinson, Bret and Zari Grassick, Shenna and Jay Jay, Candy, Kurtis, and Pepsi Lemos, Breann and Cory Butt, Michael, Richard, Alan, Austin and Brandon Hildebrand, Haley and Dylan Butt; one great-grandchild; two brothers, John (Sharron) Purdy of Mansfield, Ken Purdy of Mount Vernon; and two sisters, Betty Smith of Martinsburg and Patricia (Jerry) Anderson of New York.
Besides her parents, Sandra was preceded in death by a son, Eddie Grassick; a sister, Virginia Durbin; and stepfather, Richard Butt Sr.
There will be a memorial service Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Martinsburg Christian Church beginning at 11 a.m. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Ronald McDonald House Charities. This obituary and online condolences can be accessed at: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Arthur L. Carter
MOUNT VERNON — Arthur L. Carter, 73, of Mount Vernon passed away Monday afternoon, Oct. 2, 2006, at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
Clarine M. Crown
MOUNT VERNON — Clarine M. Burt Crown, 92, of Old Mansfield Road, Mount Vernon, passed away on Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, at Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon.
She was born Dec. 12, 1913, in Gilman, Wis., to Peter and Rosina (Flutch) Joos. Clarine was a member of both the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon and the Calvary Baptist Church in Norwalk. She was very involved with all ministries of the church and served as a Sunday school teacher. Clarine was a former Red Cross and Interchurch volunteer.
She is survived by her husband, Fred Crown; a son, Marvin (Marilyn) Burt of Mount Vernon; three stepdaughters, Nancy (Merlyn) Jones of Howard, Patricia Kemp of San Antonio, Texas, and Penny Collins of Mount Orab; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; many stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jess I. Burt; a son, David L. Burt; and eight brothers and sisters.
A funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Faith Baptist Church where friends may call one hour prior. The Revs. James McClain and Matthew Burt will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to International Friendships Inc. for the benefit of Michael Burt, 195 Chittenden Ave., Columbus, OH 43201. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Howard N. Fisher
MARENGO — Howard N. Fisher, 93, of Marengo died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at Grant Medical Center.
He was born April 11, 1913, in Columbus to John M. and Margaret A. (Ferrell) Fisher.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Ruth (Zimmerman) Fisher; daughters, Sharon Doolin of Cardington and Marie Carter of Columbus; eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-laws, Esther Fisher and Dorothy Fisher.
He was preceded in death by wives, Margaret (Cuckler) and Vera (Williams); daughter, Martha Thompson; four brothers; and two sisters.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 229 in Marengo. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Marengo United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Robert Ludwig and Beverly Hall officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Marengo Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Marengo United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 126, Marengo, OH 43334; or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
LANCASTER — Margaret James of Lancaster passed away Monday evening, Oct. 2, 2006, at her residence in Lancaster. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Vernon.
Janice K. Tharp
MOUNT VERNON — Janice K. Tharp, 67, of Mount Vernon died Oct. 1, 2006, at Knox Community Hospital.
She was born on Oct. 9, 1938, in Centerburg to Russell “Morg” and Kathryn (Boyd) Myers. She was an auxiliary member of AMVETS Post 95 and the Elks Lodge. She also enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, R. Joe Tharp; two sons, Joe Tharp II of Mount Vernon and Jay T. (Terri) Tharp Sr. of Howard; a daughter, Julia (Charles) Shannon of Fredericktown; one brother, Jerry A. (Sallie) Myers also of Fredericktown; nine grandchildren, Jay T., Amber, Melissa, Jeremy, Derek, Heather, Jarrett, Ricki and Marissa; three great-grandchildren, Kirsten, Kiley and Conner; and a brother-in-law, Gerald Gregory of Pickerington.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Jim and Gene Myers; and a sister, Eunice Gregory.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at The North-Dilley Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. with Mr. Stan Ratliff officiating. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery in Centerburg.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; and Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio, 3380 Tremont Road, Columbus, OH 43221. This obituary along with an online guest registry page may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
D. Jane Thayer
FREDERICKTOWN — D. Jane Thayer, 76, of Waterford Road, Fredericktown, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Jane was born Jan. 23, 1930, in Newark to Donley and Thelma Nadene (Wertz) Leedy and had spent most of her lifetime in the Fredericktown area. She had been employed at Essex Wire Corp. in Lexington and had served as a volunteer at Interchurch Social Services in Fredericktown. Jane was a member of the Batemantown United Methodist Church and had served as an advisor for the Middlebury Willing Workers 4-H Club near Fredericktown.
Surviving are her sons, Kevin (Donna) Thayer of Guyton, Ga., and Craig (Bonnie Batten) Thayer and Lynn (Nancy) Thayer, both of Fredericktown; her son-in-law, Larry Joe Frazier of Fredericktown; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and her sister, Joanne Bosh of Leesburg, Fla.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ferber Thayer; and her daughter, Patricia Frazier.
Friends may call Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Batemantown United Methodist Church with Pastor Mark Parsons II officiating. Burial will follow in North Fork Cemetery at Waterford.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Batemantown United Methodist Church or Interchurch Social Services. To send a condolence to the family online, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.