Shirley Wilson Ahern
COLUMBUS — On March 28, 2007, the Ohio State University community lost one of its biggest fans. Shirley Wilson Ahern succumbed to her long battle with cancer.
She was born on Easter Sunday, 1931, in Gambier to Tom and Tess (Langer) Wilson. After graduating from Ohio State, she had a long teaching career at Barrington Elementary in Upper Arlington teaching first then later fourth grades. After retirement she divided her time at her home in Columbus and winter in Deerfield Beach, Fla. In addition to sports, Shirley belonged to several bridge clubs and most of all she drove fast cars, her favorite 442 Oldsmobiles.
Shirley was preceded in death by daughter, Carol; brother, John K.; and sister, Marilyn.
She is survived by sister, Erva (Ed) Wagner of Florida; brother, Tom Wilson of Mount Vernon; son, Doug (Kim) of Pataskala; and four grandchildren.
Service was April 2 at Schoedinger Northwest Chapel in Columbus. Interment was next to her daughter and mother in Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus.
Barbara Ann Emerson
WARSAW — Barbara Ann Emerson, 57, of Ravenswood Apartments in Warsaw, died Friday, March 30, 2007, at her residence. Funeral service will be Wednesday, April 4, at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw. Pastor David Fowls will officiate. Visitation is two hours prior to service time. Burial will be at a later date. Visit www.fischerfuneralhome.com.
Mildred K. Goodwin
MOUNT VERNON — Mildred K. Goodwin, 93, of Mount Vernon passed away peacefully April 3, 2007, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Crystal ‘Lucy’ Heffelfinger
ZANESVILLE — Crystal Lucille “Lucy” Heffelfinger, 89, formerly of Virginia Road, Nashport, went to be with the Lord on April 2, 2007, at Genesis Health Care Center of Zanesvile.
Funeral service will be Thursday, April 5, at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw, with the Rev. Scott Robinson officiating. Burial will be in New Castle Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and until service time on Thursday.
Randall Kise II
GALENA — Randall James Kise II of Galena has died unexpectedly. He owned and operated R&R Drainworks. He was a world-class hunter and fisherman and a very involved community supporter. He was a loving husband, father and son.
He was preceded in death by his father, Randall James Kise I.
He is survived by his wife, Julia Kise; his sons, Randy III, Ryan and Perry Kise; his stepfather and mother, Roark (Emma) Kise-Hyer; two sisters, Lyn Rapp and Debra Kise; and a brother, Scott Hyer.
Family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Schoedinger Worthington Chapel, 6699 N. High St., Worthington (1/2 mile south of I-270). Funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Oakgrove Cemetery, Delaware, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Hospital-Prevent Child Abuse Ohio, Columbus, OH 43201.
Online condolences may be made to www.schoedinger.com.