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THE DAILY RECORD, Wooster, Ohio
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Deaths and services Levi McKeal SMITHVILLE — Levi J. McKeal, 63, of Smithville, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at Wooster Community Hospital in Wooster. Services will be Saturday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Marshallville with Pastors David Craig and John R. Long officiating. Burial will be at the Smithville Cemetery at Smithville, where military rites will be conducted. Friends may call tonight (Friday) from 6-8 at the Gresser Funeral Home in Orrville and on Saturday one hour prior to services at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church. Contributions may be made to Kidney Foundation of Wayne County, 442 North Market St., Wooster 44691 or St. Michael’s Lutheran Church Building Fund, 7404 Coal Bank Road, Marshallville 44645. He was born Dec. 1, 1940, in Wooster to Harold and Ruth (Eberly) McKeal and married Ninetta Gordon on Nov. 27, 1970. She survives. He had been a resident of Wayne County all of his life and
was a graduate of Waynedale High School in 1960. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Vietnam War. He was employed with Fetter & Son Mason Contractor. He was a member of the Riceland Garden Tractor Pulling Club and the Smithville Booster Club. He was also a member of the Wayne County Kidney Foundation and a member of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church of Marshallville. He is survived by his wife Ninetta; his mother, Ruth Eberly; a son, Jeff (Doris) McKeal of Wooster; four grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren; brothers, Vernon McKeal of Colorado Springs, Colo. and John McKeal of Orrville; a sister, Esther Biddle of Shreve and many nieces and nephews. His father, Harold McKeal, died previously.
Rosa Krahenbuhl RITTMAN — Rosa E. Krahenbuhl, 89, of Rittman died Thursday morning, Sept. 2, 2004, at her home. Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Gillman Funeral Home, 360 W. Sunset Drive, Rittman, where friends may call tonight (Friday) from 7-9. The Rev. John W. Castle will officiate. Burial will be at Rittman Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Wadsworth-Rittman, 102 Main St., Suite No. 304, Wadsworth 44281. For online register book, obituary, and condolences, log online to www.legacy.com. She was born Dec. 26, 1914, in Wallins Creek, Ky. to Andrew and Rettie Ann (Kinnard) Hensley and lived in Rittman since 1956. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Walter Krahenbuhl, died in 1990. Surviving are sons, Ralph (Judy) Wilson of Rittman, Edward (Joanne) Krahenbuhl of North Canton, and Carl (Ann) Krahenbuhl of Rittman; daughters, Myrtle (Bill) Eggeman of
Alta Neiger NEW PHILADELPHIA — Alta E. Neiger, 75, of New Philadelphia, died Wednesday, Sept. S1, 2004, at Aultman Hospital in Canton. Born Dec. 10, 1928, in Dover, she was a daughter of the late Chester and Celeste (Schum) Page. A homemaker devoted to her family and her church, Alta was married to Paul Neiger Sr. for 42 years prior to his death in 1990. When their children were grown, she assisted him in the operation of their family business, Industrial Finishers, in Dover. Following his death, she continued to operate the business until she became ill in November, 2003. She was a member of the Jerusalem Church in New Philadelphia and enjoyed gardening, traveling, and sharing in the lives of her children and grandchildren. She will be missed by her daughters, Susan E. (Jim) Parris of Wooster and Connie D. (Chuck) Wahl of Dover; son Paul J. Neiger Jr. of New Philadelphia; grandchildren, Timothy (Hillary) Parris, Jeffrey Parris and his fiancée Brenda Scott, Jennifer Parris, Joshua Wahl, who is currently serving in Iraq with the U.S. Navy, Jason Wahl, Elizabeth Wahl, Maggie Neiger, and Katie Neiger; a sister, Ethel Rees of New Philadelphia and a brother, Jim (Marilyn) Page of Goshen. Visitation will be at the Linn-
Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory tonight (Friday evening, September 3), from 68 p.m. The funeral home is located at 116 Second Street NE, in New Philadelphia. Services will be conducted in the funeral home chapel by the Rev. Dr. Terry Downin on Saturday, September 4, at 2 p.m., with burial at Evergreen Burial Park in New Philadelphia. Friends who are unable to attend visitation or services may sign the online guest registry or send a personal condolence to the family by visiting the funeral home’s website, www.geibfuneral.com. Memorial contributions to honor Alta’s life may be made to Jerusalem Church, Memorial Fund, 1417 Stonecreek Road SW, New Philadelphia 44663. Paid
WOOSTER — Dennis Ros- er. ner, 90, of Wooster, died He was born Jan. 5, 1914, in Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, in Berehoud, Czechoslavakia, to Glendora Health Care Center. Leopold and Terez (MermelServices will be today (Friday, stein) Rosner. He had worked for the Sept. 3) at 4 p.m. at the Wooster Cemetery, Rexroth Company. Surviving is a daughter, BarArrangements are being handled by McIntire, Davis and bara Kanarek of Michigan, and Wadsworth, and Geneva (Odell) Greene Funeral Home, Woost- a son, Steve Rosner of Florida. Spence of Sterling; 12 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren Rita Chenevey and a sister, Billie (Lee) Eads of APPLE CREEK — Rita V. graduate of Wooster Business Berea, Ky. Brothers Orville, Jim, and Milt Chenevey, 85, of Apple Creek, College. She was a homemaker and a Hensley, and a sister, Marie died Wednesday, September 1, Money Hochstetler, and a son-in- 2004, in Wooster Community member of St. Mary Catholic Church. law, Larry Schaffter Sr., all died Hospital. Surviving are sons, Ken (Val) A Mass of Christian Burial will previously. Paid be celebrated at the St. Mary Chenevey of Wooster, Jim Church, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at (Cindy) Chenevey of Wooster, 10 a.m. Interment will follow in John Chenevey of Wooster, and Freida Baldwin a daughter, Jean (Fred) Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Friends will be received at the Schludecker of Wooster; nine ASHLAND — Freida I. Bald- A. Baldwin on May 5, 1938. He win, 89, of Ashland, died preceded her in death on Janu- McIntire, Davis & Greene grandchildren, Angie, Jen, Beth, Wednesday, September 1, 2004, ary 5, 1988. She was also pre- Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill Chrissy, Lindsey, Justin, Ashley at the Good Shepherd Home, ceded in death by her parents Street, Wooster, on Monday and Brianna Chenevey and Brock Schludecker; two greatfollowing a brief illness. and three brothers, Harold, Don, evening from 7-9 p.m. Brian and Memorial contributions may grandchildren, Mrs. Baldwin was born August and Chuck McQuate. Services will be held at 11 a.m. be made to St. Mary Catholic Mikayla Chenevey and many 2, 1915, in Ashland County, Ohio the daughter of Charles and Eva Saturday, September 4, 2004, at Church, P.O. Box 109, Wooster nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death was her McQuate and was a lifetime res- the Ashland Home of Wappner 44691. Born Oct. 15, 1918, in Orrville, husband, Walter J. Chenevey, in ident of the Ashland area. Funeral Directors. The Rev. Julie She was a member of the First Thoms will officiate. Burial will Ohio, she was the daughter of 1997, whom she married in 1947; John J. and Marcella (Thomas) sisters, Eugenia Schromen and be in Ashland Cemetery. Church of the Brethren. Marcella Walasek and a brother, She was a homemaker. Friends may call one hour Schromen. She was a 1937 graduate of John Schromen. Surviving are a son and daugh- prior to the services on Saturday Paid Orrville High School and a ter-in-law, David and Marlene at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may Baldwin of Orrville; a granddaughter, Heather Baldwin of be made to Hospice of North Jack Strater Stow; two great-grandchildren, Central Ohio, 1605 County WOOSTER — Jack Strater, Services will be announced by Veda Donnellan and Avery Road 1095, Ashland 44805. Donnellan of Stow; and several Online guest registry at 86, of Wooster, died Wednesday, the McIntire, Davis and Greene Sept. 1, 2004, at his home. Funeral Home, Wooster. www.wappner.com. nieces and nephews. Paid Mrs. Baldwin married Norman
In service Army National Guard Sgt. Mark A. Gill has been deployed to Kosovo as a member of the U.S. Army contingent serving as part of the Multinational Brigade-East. The soldier will be assigned to Task Force Falcon at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. Soldiers are part of a rotating NATO-U.S. task force that helps support the continuing Kosovo Peacekeeping Force mission after the crisis in Kosovo ceased in June 1999. The NATO-led Kosovo Force
helps maintain a safe and secure environment in the province and provide a security presence in villages, assists in resolving disputes, and works with international aid agencies to provide support for communities.The United States is one of 36 countries that participates in the NATO peacekeeping mission. Gill is, son of Richard A. and Rita K. Gill of East Pleasant Home Road, Creston, graduated in 1993 from Norwayne High School.
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Sunday, Sept. 5 Breakfast, 6-11 a.m., Shreve American Legion Post, public welcome. Bingo, Wooster American Legion Post No. 68, 1901 Sylvan Road; doors open at noon; play starts at 1 p.m. Concession stand open. American Ex-Prisoners of War, 2 p.m., Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Wooster. (330) 264-4136.
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WOOSTER — Richard L. Wharton, 67, of Wooster, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at Dunlap Memorial Hospital in Orrville. Friends will be received at McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, one hour prior to the 11 a.m. service today (Friday) with the Rev. William Valentine officiating. Burial will be at Coshocton Memorial Gardens at 2 p.m. He was born May 2, 1937, in Cambridge to Ernest and Mabel (Hammell) Wharton. He was a maintenance mechanic at the former Volvo White Co. in Orrville. Surviving are daughters, Joanne (Steve) Varns of Wooster, Kathy (Jeff) Nickle of Indiana, Pa., Susan (Robin) Miller of Wooster, Virginia (Scott) Evans of Mansfield, and Jackie (Mark) Carter of Wooster; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. His wife, Mary A. Burt Whar-
ton, whom he married March 10, 1956, died Dec. 22, 2002, and a sister, Virginia Harris, also died previously. Paid
Helen Weigand KILLBUCK — Helen Marie Weigand, 60, of Killbuck, died Wednesday evening, Sept. 1, 2004, at Majora Lane Care Center in Millersburg, following an extended illness. Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg with the Rev. Ronald J. Aubry officiating. Burial will be at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church Cemetery in Glenmont. Friends may call today (Friday) from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home with Rosary Service beginning at 7 p.m. She was born June 18, 1944, in
Millersburg to Edward N. and Alwilda (Steel) Weigand. She worked at the Holmes County Training Center Lynn Hope Industry in Millersburg. She was a member of St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Surviving are three sisters, Sarah Smith of New Concord, Mrs. Herman (Bernetta) Lenhardt of Lawton, Okla. and Mrs. Raymond (Teresa) Lint of Killbuck and two brothers, Leo Weigand of Zanesville and Harry Weigand of Minneapolis, Minn. Her parents, a brother, Harold Weigand and a sister, Mary Snyder, died previously.
Gilbert Duff WILMOT — Gilbert Duff, 91, of Wilmot died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at Massillon Community Hospital. Services will be Saturday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m. at the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home in Dover with the Rev. Joe Wright officiating. Burial will be at the Grandview Union Cemetery in Strasburg. Friends may call tonight (Friday) from 6-8 at the funeral home. Those who wish may share memories by visiting the on line obituaries link on the funeral homes website at www.tolandherzig.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilmot Volunteer Fire Department, 204 Mill St., Wilmot 44689. He was born March 24, 1913, in Marietta, to John and Lydia (West) Duff and married Grace Mae Hanlon. She died March 17, 1980.
He retired in 1977 from Republic Steel in Massillon after 32 years of service. He enjoyed gardening and farming. He is survived by six daughters, Wilma Felgenhauer of Stone Creek, Jean (Duane) Ruegsegger of Dundee, Ruth (Richard) Gross of Bolivar, Cora (Gary) Grant of Sherrodsville, Carol (Jim) Miller of Scio and Maria Neuenschwander of Apple Creek; four sons, Ronald (Mae) Duff of Strasburg, Donald (Joanne) Duff of Fairborn, Kenneth (Beth) Duff of Strasburg and Howard (Diane) Duff of Strasburg; 35 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pauline Bosner and Genevieve Morningstar, both of Lowell and a brother, George Duff of Massillon. In addition to his wife, a son, Charles Duff, eight brothers and a sister, died previously.
Police ORRVILLE — A 20-year-old man was arrested at 4:17 p.m. Saturday at a multifamily residence in the 1000 block of Morningview Court for underage drinking. Charges against him were not immediately filed Monday. In another matter:
A Chevrolet Caprice parked at a multifamily residence in the 700 block of South Main Street was reported damaged at 6:49 p.m. Aug. 17. The car was scratched on one side, but the monetary amount of damage was not immediately available.