Our Obituaries

Gary Lynn Wukeson

June 9, 1951 - April 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Mary Jane Willhelm

May 6, 1921 - April 20, 2017

Mary Jane Willhelm age 95 of Dayton, passed away April 20, 2017. She was born May 6, 1921 to the late Florence & Earl Walker. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Barney, her son, Gary and her daughter, Susan. Mary Jane is survived by her daughter, Christy Drury; grandchildren: Heidi Garlow (Dave), Betsey Striebel (Ken), Erin Arlinghaus (Mark), Matthew Glaser; great...
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Helen House

September 29, 1928 - April 15, 2017

House, Helen, 88, of Dayton, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017. She is preceded in death by her sisters, Kathryn I. House, Sara Nusbaum, Betty J. Ellis; brothers Walter F. House, Robert W. House and John W. (Bill) House; nephews Donald E. Ellis and Walter E. House. She is survived by her nieces Carol J. (William) Becker and Norma Jean (Gerald) Bruckner; great nieces and nephew Tonia Becker,...
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Kenneth S. Ryan

October 12, 1927 - April 12, 2017

Kenneth S. Ryan, of Yellow Springs, died April 12. Born October 12, 1927 in Toluca, IL to Charles E. and Agnes (Kerr) Ryan, he was raised in Chicago and lived most of his life in the Dayton area. Ken spent his career in sales and made deliveries for Shumsky Enterprises for 14 years, retiring at age 79. Ken was a good man and a wonderful father. He was preceded in death by his parents, former wife...
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Douglas Edward McKinney

August 14, 1960 - April 7, 2017

.Douglas (Doug) Edward McKinney, 56, of Brunswick, GA, departed this world for Heaven on Friday, April 7, 2017, peacefully at Hospice of the Golden Isles (Brunswick, GA) with his wife by his side.Doug was born August 14, 1960, to Rita and the late Leo C. McKinney in Dayton, OH.Doug served his country as a Security Specialist of the US Air Force from June, 1981 to June, 1985, receiving the Air...
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James C. Davis

October 14, 1948 - April 7, 2017

James Carl Davis age 68 of Dayton passed away Friday April 7, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Margaret & Carl Davis, mother-in-law & father-in-law, Fannalea & Clay Lowe. Jim is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sandie Davis; his children: Edward (Teresa) Davis of Piqua, Gregg Davis of TN, April (Larry) Bolden of TN and August Davis of Dayton. He has 3 sisters, Carole ...
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Nancy Benchic

January 7, 1931 - April 6, 2017

Nancy Benchic, age 86, passed away at her residence on Thursday, April 6th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mildred Morrison; husband of 41 years, Joseph Benchic and sisters, Francis Petty and Mary Alice Morrison. She is survived by her sons, David (Deborah) Benchic, Michael Benchic and Timothy (Bethany) Benchic; sister, Susan Pickering; grandchildren, Matthew, Andrew,...
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David E. Taylor

December 11, 1938 - April 5, 2017

David Eugene "Gene" Taylor age 78 of Kettering passed away Wednesday April 5, 2017. He was survived by his children: Darcy Rash, Shannon Taylor and Bryce Taylor; grandchildren, Tori Rash, Alex Taylor and Katelyn Taylor; brother, Charles "Teddy" Taylor; and Sheila Dorise. He retired as the secretary/treasurer of the Labor Union Local 1410 and a veteran of U S Army. He was an awesome Dad and...
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Betty L. Shupp

March 26, 1926 - April 4, 2017

SHUPP, Betty L., age 91 of Kettering, Ohio, passed away on April 4, 2017. Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Dale A. Shupp. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Lisa Shupp, and grandson, Michael Shupp. Visitation Friday, April 7th, 2017 from 11AM to 12PM at Tobias Funeral Home, Belmont Chapel with the Funeral Service to begin at 12PM. Online condolences may be made...
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Stephen Kyle Smith

February 11, 1986 - April 2, 2017

Stephen Kyle "KyKy" Smith, Age 31, of Dayton, Ohio passed away unexpectedly Sunday April 2, 2017 at his home in Kettering, Ohio. He loved his family more than anything and was a loyal son, father and friend. Now he is with his brother, Matthew in Heaven. He was born in Dayton, Ohio on February 11, 1986. He was preceded in death by his brother, Matthew Scott Smith "Happy",grandparents, Thomas H....
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Virginia Cain

June 30, 1927 - April 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Evelyn Osterfeld

June 25, 1937 - March 26, 2017

Evelyn Osterfeld, age 79, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away at Hospice of Dayton on Sunday, March 26th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Joseph Osterfeld; her parents and two sisters. She is survived by her son, Joseph (Deborah) Osterfeld, daughter, Sheila (Kevin) Kuszmaul, brother, Andy Sprauer, special cousin, Stella Ebbing, grandchildren, Joshua and Laura Osterfeld,...
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Winona Bowen

March 3, 1936 - March 25, 2017

Bowen, Winona, age 81 of Dayton passed away unexpectedly and went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 25th. Preceded in death by her husband Everett L. Bowen; daughter Debbie Johnson; and sisters E. Francis Ridener and Zezzie Lee Carpenter, Sons in Law Larry Brown, Jerry Oke. She is survived by sons Daniel (Evelyn) Bowen and Brian Bowen; daughters Beverly Oke and Donna Brown; brother Vinson...
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Mary Lou Hoendorf

August 26, 1931 - March 20, 2017

HOENDORF, Mary Lou, age 85 of Dayton, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017. Born in Cincinnati on August 26, 1931 she was the daughter of Edward and Stella (Shock) Dauer who precede her in death as well as her husband Jack to whom she was married for 41 years; infant daughter, Carolyn and brother, William Dauer. She is survived by her children, Don and Patty Hoendorf of Vandalia, Jackie and Dan...
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Earl R. Farmer

July 17, 1934 - March 17, 2017

Earl Farmer, 82, loving husband to Onieta Farmer passed away on 17 March 2017 having recently resided in Hondo, Tx after relocating from Fairborn, Ohio.  Earl is survived by Onieta, his wife of 65 years, 4 children: Reggie (Mark Reed), Terry (Stuart Gyde), Linda (Dean Balsiger), and Janice (Kenny Allen), his brother Melburn Farmer, & sister Carolyn Mitchell. Earl & Onieta were...
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Mary F. Waitzman

June 12, 1920 - March 11, 2017

WAITZMAN (SCHLIPF), Mary F, of Dayton and Columbus, Ohio passed away on March 11, 2017 in her residence at the Villas at Saint Therese. She was the daughter of Frank B and Mary Ann Schlipf and raised by her grandmother Mary Elizabeth Schlipf. She wed Donald Nicholas Waitzman (deceased). She is survived by her daughter Mary Elizabeth Theodoras of Columbus, wife of John L. Kaufman; grandchildren -...
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Loretta Marie Meshew

January 21, 1919 - March 2, 2017

Loretta Marie Meshew, age 98 of Dayton, Ohio passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Joshua "Bud" H. Meshew; three sisters, Viola Paris, Ada Thomlinson, Audrey Little; and brother, Wilber Barr. Loretta is survived by her three children, Larry (Sandy) Meshew, Darrell (Sheila) Meshew, Tami (Tony) Herzer-Absi, 5 grandchildren; 15 great...
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Anthony Wright

August 11, 1959 - March 1, 2017

Wright, Anthony Edward "Tony", age 57, of Vandalia passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at his residence. He was born on August 11, 1959, in Dayton, OH to Cynthia A. (Hofele) Wilson and Carl E. Wright, both of whom preceded him in death. He is survived by his 3 loving sisters, Kim Wright Winchester, Laurie Wright (Butcher) Condy, Sandy Wright (Lenny) Cluley; his aunt,...
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Frank Talmage

September 18, 1939 - February 27, 2017

Frank E. Talmage, age 77, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away at Hospice of Dayton on Mon., Feb. 27th, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank A. and Dorothy Talmage, sister, Gretchen Cline and brother, James Talmage. He is survived by his sisters, Nancy Moore, Judy (Bob) Bailey and Lois (Ron) Smith; many nieces and nephews and sister-in-law, Gail Talmage. Frank was a 32nd degree mason and...
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Anthony Allen Flohre

January 20, 1954 - February 22, 2017

Anthony Allen "Tony" Flohre age 63, Tony slipped away quietly in the night to meet God after a 6 month courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma & Amyloidosis. He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth. He leaves his 2 daughters : Madison, and Alexis both of FL; his mom Rita Flohre; sisters, Suzanne Baldasare (Jim Dabbelt), Dee DeBanto (Steve Schauer); brothers; Kenny (Katie), Bill,...
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Betty Manley

February 10, 1927 - February 16, 2017

MANLEY, Betty Manley of Dayton Ohio passed away February 16 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. Born February 10 1927. Preceded in death by mother Charlotte, father Phillip, husband Howard, Sisters Phyllis, Dorothy, Janet, brother Bob, son John, Daughter in law Tonya. Survived by daughter Deborah, sons Howard, Mike, Steve, & Danny. Daughter in law Dee. Granddaughters Lesley, Teresa, Erin, Mary, Nikki,...
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James Taylor Sullivan

May 26, 1952 - February 15, 2017

SULLIVAN, James Taylor, age 64 of Dayton, OH went home to be with the Lord on February 15, 2017. James is preceded in death by his parents; Jake and Bernice Sullivan; and his in laws, Emery and Zereda Sammons. James is survived by his loving wife, Zereda; loving son, James; daughter, Theresa Parker; Aunt Mylene and Uncle Grip; as well as his nine siblings and their families. A visitation will be...
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Beverly Dianne Clark

October 28, 1934 - February 14, 2017

.Clark, Beverly D., age 82 of Dayton, went to be with her husband on Valentine's Day. She passed away at home on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. She was born October 28, 1934 in Dayton, Ohio. Shortly after graduating in 1953, she met Dale at the bowling alley; they were married on September 23, 1955. She enjoyed playing cards and bingo. She worked at H&R Block for many years and loved doing taxes...
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Rebecca Louise Baughman

July 15, 1936 - February 12, 2017

BAUGHMAN, Rebecca Louise, age 80 of Dayton, Ohio passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband, Larry Omer Baughman; parents, James and Alice Rebecca (Trumbo) Ward; brother, Jim Ward; and step father, Harold F. Guth. Rebecca is survived by her sons and daughters in law, Doug (Ginny White) Baughman, Bruce (Tammy Marion) Baughman; grandchildren, Rev. Aaron (Patty...
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Joshua Alan Gue

February 11, 2017 - February 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Robert D. Baumgardner

July 1, 1951 - February 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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William Lewis Kesling

August 21, 1953 - February 8, 2017

KESLING Jr., William Lewis, age 63 of Waynesville, OH, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Debbie; daughter and son in law, Stacey and Evan Butler; son and daughter in law, Michael and Kimi Kesling; granddaughter, Beatrice; grandson, Rory, as well has his parents, siblings and their families, nieces, nephews and friends. A graveside service will be...
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Phillip Michael Lane

June 17, 1977 - February 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Jeanette Cates

June 7, 1934 - January 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Wilma Jean Clawson

May 11, 1931 - January 21, 2017

Clawson, Wilma Jean, age 85 of Dayton passed away Saturday, January 21, 2017. Preceded in death by husband Clyde Clawson, Jr. "Red"; parents Goldie Belle Beaver and Eli Black; son Clyde J. Clawson, Jr. (Little Red); sisters Vivian Moser and Linda Smith; brothers Howard, Norman, and Don Black; sister-in-law Edna Black; and brother-in-law Jim Smith. She is survived by her daughters Carolyn Johnston...
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Tryphena Smyth

March 16, 1929 - January 19, 2017

Tryphena L. Smyth , age 87, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 10 Wilmington Place, Dayton, Ohio. She was born in Fixer, Kentucky and she was a resident of Dayton, Ohio for more than 65 years. She attended Southland Bible Institute. She was a longtime employee of the National Cash Register Company (NCR) and later retired from General Motors working at the Moraine assembly plant. She was...
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Mary Alice Johnson

November 3, 1945 - January 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Bonnie D. Baker

July 29, 1927 - January 17, 2017

Bonnie Dee Dietz Baker began her last adventure Tuesday morning, January 17th, when she passed away in hospice care after suffering a stroke Wednesday, January 4.Bonnie was born to the late Harry and Emma Dietz in Cookeville, TN July 29, 1927, and was the only girl among eight brothers. Bonnie developed an interest in science and math at an early age and went on to graduate with honors from...
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Terry Robert Stueve

July 30, 1960 - January 16, 2017

Terry Robert "T" Stueve passed on 16 January 2017 at the young age of 56. We will be celebrating his life with a "College Football" themed event at Tobias Funeral Home - Belmont Chapel, 648 Watervliet Ave. Dayton, Ohio 45420 on the 27th of January from 2:00 - 5:00. His wake will be held at the Falcon Club, 229 Clover St. where he was a member and active supporter. Please...
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Georgia G. Keller

February 18, 1911 - January 13, 2017

KELLER, Georgia G., age 105 of Dayton, Ohio passed away on Jan. 13th, 2017. Georgia was born in Beamsville, Ohio on Feb. 18th, 1911 to Goldie and Pearl Shue. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Eddie Keller, her daughter Joan Keller Ewing, son-in-law Wilfred "Red" Ewing, sisters Irma Mills and Opal Luers, brothers Tyrus Smith and Jack Smith, and Poppy - her step-father -...
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Emma Rose Mayl

August 9, 1943 - January 13, 2017

Emma Rose Mayl age 73 of Dayton passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. Rose is survived by her husband, John, daughter, Theresa Jackson; grand dog, Gizmo; she is also survived by numerous family members and extensive friends she called family. Her family would like to thank the staff at Hospice, especially nurse, Charlotte. Rose belonged to American Legion, Amvets, and VFW of Kettering, and Moose,...
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Martin Freeman

August 25, 1926 - January 10, 2017

FREEMAN, Martin, age 90 of Dayton, Ohio passed away on January 10, 2017. Martin is preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Freeman. He is survived by his daughters, Kathy (John) Gilliam of Wilmington, Karen Turner of Kettering as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Martin served his country in the United States Navy, was a race car driver for many years and worked for Heidelburg...
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Eileen A. Puterbaugh

February 3, 1941 - January 7, 2017

Eileen A. Puterbaugh, age 75, passed away on Saturday, January, 7th, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Elizabeth Hepp and brother, Charles Hepp. She is survived by her daughters, Brenda (Jeffrey) Furderer and Monica (Steven) Brackman; grandchildren, Audrey (Ben), Daniel (Morgan), Kayla, Noah, Jessica (Zach), Andrew and Faith and great-grandchildren,...
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Stella Laska

June 22, 1947 - January 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Mamie M. McCuiston

September 6, 1925 - January 5, 2017

McCuiston, Mamie Marie, age 91 of Noblesville, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Harbour Manor. She was preceded in death by her husband John D. McCuiston; parents Cora Lee and Ted R. Tabor; daughter Lila McCuiston; and siblings Ruth Parsons, Teddy Tabor, and Oliver G. Tabor. Mamie is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Bonna McCuiston Marr (husband Robert Marr Jr.) and...
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Alice P. Rasor

April 25, 1930 - January 5, 2017

Rasor, Alice P., age 86 of Kettering peacefully passed away at her home on Thursday, January 5, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Ted Rasor; parents Evelyn and John Joseph Carlisle, and great-granddaughter Ella Rose Rowell. Survived by her daughter Evelyn (Jim) Kelley; grandchildren John (Caryn) Kelley and Emily (David) Kremer; great-grandchildren David James Rowell and Jack Kelley;...
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Charles A. Bryan

December 1, 1929 - January 5, 2017

BRYAN, Charles A. "Chuck" age 87 of Otterbein Retirement Community in Lebanon, Ohio, passed away Thursday January 5, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Suzanne (Dover), 3 daughters, Carolyn (Keith) Gorby of Cincinnati, Ohio and 4 grandchildren, Jennifer (William) Cole, Sarah (Nyk) Belcher, Bryan (Michelle) and Daniel (Lily); Judy Boyer of Laura, Ohio and 8 grandchildren, Ben,...
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Dorothy L. Morgan

May 16, 1926 - January 1, 2017

MORGAN, Dorothy L "Dottie" age 90 of Dayton passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017, She was preceded in death by first husband, Stanley Van Zant, second husband, Floyd R Morgan, step-daughter, Barb Burgen and granddaughter, Hilary (nee Arnold) Burt. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Annette (Jim) Arnold; Floyd's daughter, Delores (Larry) Enigk; beloved sister-in-law, Evelyn Morgan and numerous...
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Jack Thomas Eldred

September 14, 1932 - January 1, 2017

ELDRED, Jack T. Devoted to God, Country, and Family, Jack had a kind word and smile for anyone who he crossed paths with. Preceded in death by first wife Nancy and daughter Bobbi Hendrix, survived by wife Sally, children Donna (Billy) Moore, Sue (Roger) Sedahle, Robert (Paz) Christian, Dixie Christian, Bill (Amy) Christian, John (Lotti) Christian, granddaughters Heather Veghte & Elizabeth...
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Kenneth Gene Frank

November 4, 1961 - December 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Mary Catherine Woodyard

July 10, 1937 - December 27, 2016

Mary C. Woodyard, age 79, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27th, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, William A. Woodyard and son, Michael Edward Woodyard. She is survived by her daughter, Janet Conover; 4 sons, William I. (Luann) Woodyard, Timothy W. Woodyard, Kenneth D. Woodyard , Mark A. (Kristy) Woodyard and 7 grandchildren. Requiem service will be 10am on...
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Beulah Breedlove

July 3, 1924 - December 24, 2016

Breedlove, Beulah Mae, age 92 of Dayton passed away on December 24, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents Lucuis Wesley and Mary Jane Breedlove; brother-in-law General Roy Estes, and niece Bobby Combs. Beulah is survived by her sister Martha Viola Estes, nephew and niece Roy and Vicki Estes; great nieces and nephews: Larry and Ginger Combs, Melissa and Brent Kerlin, Matthew and Stephanie...
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Thomas Frederick Carroll

August 21, 1949 - December 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Hildegard A. Vogel

October 12, 1922 - December 22, 2016

VOGEL, Hilda, age 94 of Dayton, OH passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2016. She is survived by her daughter and son in law Gretchen and Dick Halderman; grandchildren, Josh (Erica) Halderman, Jen Halderman, Kevin (Courtney) Halderman, Keith (Diane) Halderman; great-grandchildren, Hugh, Laurel, Shaun, Isaiah, Nathan, and Alex. The family would like to thank the staff at The Laurelwoods for all...
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Herbert Jacob Millat

August 8, 1914 - December 21, 2016

Herbert J. Millat, age 102, went to be with the Lord in peace December 21st, 2016. He was born in Dayton, Ohio to the late Anna K. and Gust Millat. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, M. Dorothy (Wallace) Millat of 63 years; sisters, Gertrude Todd, Ruth Daniel, Esther Garrison and Dorothy Hawley; brothers, Gustav, Otto, Alfred and Walter Millat, brother-in-law, Bob Beall and son-in-law,...
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Phyllis J. Kauffman

July 7, 1930 - December 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Carolyn Austyn Nicely

December 19, 2016 - December 19, 2016

Carolyn Nichole and Austyn Michael Nicely were born sleeping and became angels December 19th, 2016. They are survived by their mother and father, Caitlin and Jeffrey, two sisters, two brothers, grandparents, great-grandparents and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family. They were received into heaven by several other family members for safe keeping. Carolyn and Austyn are together...
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Bette J. Omlor

November 28, 1948 - December 10, 2016

Bette J. Omlor, age 68, of Dayton, OH, passed away at Kindred Hospital on Friday, December 10th, 2016. She was preceded in death by parents, Gerald and Agnes Schwartz and daughter, Lisa Marie Omlor. She is survived by her sons, Aaron (Bob Henley) Omlor and Eric (Megan) Omlor; sisters, Vickie (Frank Normile) Schermbeck-Normile and Linda (John) Matheny; brother, Mike (Donna) Schwartz; granddaughter...
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Patricia Anne Hayes

December 22, 1922 - December 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Naomi Baker

June 21, 1940 - December 9, 2016

Naomi (Yeary) Baker, born June 21st, 1940, Breathett Co., KY, passed away on Friday, Dec. 9th, 2016 at Sycamore Hospital, Dayton, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex Leroy Baker; mother, Edith (Bowling) Yeary; father, Aster Zack Yeary; three brothers, Larry, Lonnie and William Edward Yeary; one sister, Ann Dempsey and two great-grandchildren, Grayson Baker and infant baby girl...
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Marie E. Mendenhall

July 25, 1921 - December 8, 2016

MENDENHALL, Marie E. "Toots," age 95 of Dayton, passed away peacefully at her residence on December 8, 2016. She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold; parents, Shuey and Leona; sister and brother in law, Dorothy and Barney, as well as grandson- in- law, Anthony Greitzer. Marie is survived by her daughter, Judith Ann Tapp, granddaughter, Tammy Tapp, as well as 5 nieces and 2 nephews, and...
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Judy Ann Ward

April 27, 1949 - December 7, 2016

WARD, Judy Ann, age 67, passed peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was known as a sports enthusiast! She also enjoyed taking walks, watching movies and making people laugh. Judy was preceded in death by her father, Billie Ward; mother, Velcie Ward; brother, Herbert Ward; sister, Ruby Ward; brother, Steve Ward;...
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Walter E. Joyce

February 16, 1927 - December 5, 2016

Joyce, Walter E. age 89 of Dayton passed away Monday December 5, 2016 at the Dayton Veteran's Center Hospice Unit. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Vera (Holt) Joyce. Sister Alice Peterson and brothers William E. and Wilbur Joyce. Survived by a daughter and son-in-law Lori Ann (Timothy H.) Becks. Son and daughter-in-law retired Army Sergeant First Class James C. (Yolonda) Joyce...
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Janice Lee Killian

August 14, 1949 - November 27, 2016

KILLIAN, Janice Lee, age 67 of Dayton passed away November 27, 2016 at home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gradie and Edna Woodson. She is survived by her sons, Todd and Scott Killian and Edward Edgerton; daughter, Tiffany Killian; brother, Arthur (Skip) Woodson; grandchildren, Brody, Emily, Benjiman, Lucas, and Nicholas Killian; and her boyfriend Bruce Ludwig. A memorial service will...
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Merle Gene Carr

March 14, 1932 - November 27, 2016

CARR, Merle, age 84, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away at Kettering Medical Center on Sunday, November 27th, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ella Jane Carr; wife of 47 years, Maurine Carr and brothers, Edgar Carr, Arthur Carr and Carlos Peebles. He is survived by his sons, Mike Carr, Marlon Carr and Merle (Angie) Carr Jr. He was a long time member of St. Mark's Lutheran...
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David Charles King

December 7, 1946 - November 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Juanita C. Robbins

February 3, 1923 - November 27, 2016

ROBBINS, Juanita C. age 93 gone home to be with loved ones and the Lord, on November 27, 2016 in Lexington KY. She was born February 3, 1923 in Perry County, Hazard, KY to the Late Rome and Catherine (Strong) Campbell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E Robbins, brother, Fred Campbell and five sisters, Gertrude Morrison, Bobby Jean Massengale, Bertha M Whitman, Elizabeth (Betty...
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Willard Potter

May 19, 1926 - November 23, 2016

POTTER, Willard Hamilton Jr., age 90 of Kettering, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Hospice of Dayton. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Ann (Jovich) Potter on July 19, 1973; mother, Mildred M. (Tucker) Potter on March 29, 1988; father, Willard H. Potter Sr. on March 29, 1973. Willard is survived by sons, Ray and (Donna) Potter, Bill and (Anne) Potter, Larry and ...
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Juanita Patrick

September 18, 1932 - November 14, 2016

Juanita Jean Johnson Patrick, born in Mt. Sterling, KY Sept., 18, 1932, passed away November 14th, 2016 at Cypress Pointe Skilled Care, Englewood after a lengthy 20 year illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Patrick in 2006; mother, Nancy Mittie Price Johnson and father, William Issac Johnson; six sisters and three brothers. She is survived by her daughter, Pamela J. Eastman, of...
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Ruth M. Balas

June 24, 1921 - November 3, 2016

Ruth M. Balas, 95, of Dayton passed away peacefully at Hospice of Dayton, Nov. 3rd, 2016. She was born June 24th, 1921 to Charles and Verna Mason in Virginia. She moved to Dayton, Ohio upon marriage to Joseph Balas. Her faith in God was very important to her and she was a long time member of Linden Ave. Baptist Church, currently a member of First Baptist Church of Dayton and also attended Corinth...
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Helen L. Gear

February 26, 1924 - October 31, 2016

Helen L. Gear, age 92 of Dayton passed away from Alzheimer's disease on Monday October 31, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Gear. Helen is survived by her son, Richard Gear; daughters, Donna (Steven) Dahlinghaus, Linda (Henry) Burge, Sue Hadder; and sister, Jacqueline Voge; as well as many nieces and nephews. Helen was loved by her family and friends. A funeral service...
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Dorothy Holder

September 6, 1926 - October 30, 2016

Dorothy Mary Holder, age 90, of Dayton, passed away peacefully on October 30th, 2016. A lifelong resident of Dayton, OH, she was preceded in death by loving mother, Ann Carper; father, Patrick Mullins; sister, Francis Schoone; brothers: Patrick and Bill Mullins and grandson, Mark R. Holder. She is survived by son, Jay (Deborah) Holder; daughter, Lynn Holder; grandson, Jay D. (Jim Masters) Holder;...
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Karen Kathleen Alcorn

July 31, 1951 - October 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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James William Arnold

August 18, 1952 - October 27, 2016

James "Jim" William Arnold, Sr., 64 of Dayton, passed away in his sleep on October 27th in Riverside, OH. A funeral service will be held at Tobias Funeral Home 648 Watervliet Ave. in Dayton on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM. Family will receives friends from 11:00AM until the time of service. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio. Jim was born in Springfield, OH to the...
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Hazel H. Asbury

January 6, 1923 - October 26, 2016

Asbury, Hazel H., age 93 of Dayton passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. She was born in Wise County, VA to the late Martha and Taylor Clark. She was a member of the Big Door Baptist Church in Lee County, VA, where she has a farmhouse that has been in her family for many years. Retired from Elder-Beerman in the Dayton area where she worked in gift wrapping. Hazel is preceded in death by...
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Margaret A. Girardot

March 5, 1922 - October 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Arlene F. Snyder

July 9, 1922 - October 23, 2016

Arlene F. Snyder (Grillmeier), age 94 of Dayton passed away on Sunday October 23, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Snyder Sr.; brother, Earl Grillmeier Jr;brother-in-law, Harold C. Morris; and sister-in-law, Joan Grillmeier. Arlene is survived by her children, James L. (Liz) Snyder Jr., Judy (Rod) Ippisch, Greg (Barb) Snyder; grandchildren, Tom Chilton, Tim, Matt, Mary,...
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Pearl Loraine Gore

June 12, 1932 - October 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Michael John Moloney

May 2, 1975 - October 16, 2016

Michael (Mike) Moloney, age 41, died October 16, 2016 at Miami Valley Hospital. Mike was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, on May 2, 1975 to Thomas and Maureen (Foreman) Moloney. Mike spent his childhood in Centerville, Ohio and graduated from Chaminade Julienne High School in 1994. He attended St. Joseph College in Rensselaer, Indiana, and was employed as a Casualty Prevention Specialist at...
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Fred G. Gentry

March 24, 1926 - October 14, 2016

Gentry, Fred G., age 90 of Kettering peacefully passed away after a lengthy illness on Friday, October 14, 2016 at Trinity Community of Beavercreek. He was preceded in death by his parents Nellie and John A. Gentry; siblings Kenneth Gentry (Pauline), Roseannell Crabtree (Paul), Estele Gailbreath (Tom), and Adelle Cason (Ralph). Also preceded by his wife Rena Gentry; son Louie Fred Gentry;...
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Eizabeth Mae Coon

February 19, 1922 - October 13, 2016

Coon, Elizabeth (Betty), age 94, of Dayton passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Oaks of West Kettering. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert E. Coon in 1982. She is survived by 2 sons Robert Edward Coon of Fairborn, OH and Brad Coon of Dayton, OH. 1 sister Kathleen (Kathy) Mulhern of Wellston, OH. 1 grandson Timothy Lee Coon of FL and 1 granddaughter Rebecca Jane Coon of TN....
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Frank J. Smith

June 1, 1928 - October 8, 2016

Smith, Frank Junior, age 88 of Dayton passed away on Saturday October 8, 2016. Frank was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Smith; parents, Miller and Sydney Smith; 4 sisters and 2 brothers. He is survived by a son, Frank Ronald Smith; daughters, Kimberly Ann Galluzzo, and Dorothy Kaye Jones; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren, sister, Norma Jean Harris; as...
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Marvin Flegle

November 20, 1934 - October 5, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Patricia Ann Santo-Treadway

March 10, 1948 - September 27, 2016

Patricia Ann Santo-Treadway, age 68, passed away on Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 at Miami Valley Hospital surrounded by her three loving daughters. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Louis and Florence Jean Santo and her brother, William Louis Santo Jr. Patricia is survived by her husband of 18 years, Seab Treadway; daughters, Lisa (Kenneth Grisez) Mahle-Grisez, Laura (Jeremy)...
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James Bernard Heider

February 24, 1932 - September 27, 2016

James B. Heider, age 84, passed away at Oak Creek Terrace on Tuesday, September 27th, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Zeona Heider, son, James Heider, sisters; Alice Hancock and Rosemary Bever and brothers; Frank, Paul, Charles and Thomas Heider. James is survived by his wife of 63 years, Joan Heider, sons; John Heider, Stephen (Karla) Heider and Richard (Tammy) Heider,...
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Kathy Lynn Richardson

July 17, 1949 - September 25, 2016

Richardson, Kathy Lynn, age 67 of Beavercreek peacefully passed away after a lengthy illness on Sunday, September 25, 2016. She was born in Dayton to the late Lelia and Robert Richardson, graduated from Wilbur Wright High School, and retired from Northwestern Tools after 42 years. She enjoyed playing KENO with her longtime partner, Scott Williamson, who she leaves behind, along with her sister...
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Rolf A. Hesse

May 11, 1934 - September 24, 2016

Rolf A. Hesse "Hesse", age 82 of Centerville passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hermann and Gertrude Hesse. Hesse is survived by his wife of 60 years Shirley; daughter, Jeane Hesse; sons, Steven Hesse and Bruce (Dorene) Hesse; grandchildren, Linsay (Chris) Yauger (Hesse), Courtney Hesse, Zach (Arie) Doepel, Mary Edwards, and Curtis Edwards; 5 great...
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Glenn Ray Carroll

February 22, 1953 - September 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Bruce Ppool

June 18, 1959 - September 17, 2016

Bruce "Bubba" Ppool, age 57 of Dayton peacefully passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2016 with his family at his side. He was preceded in death by children, Kie Daniel Ppool and William Tyler Ppool, and his father Glenn Ppool. Bubba is survived by his wife of 33 years, Rhonda Ppool; his mother Pauline Ppool; 5 siblings: Donnie (Jonie) Ppool, Glenda Ppool, Ron (Juli) Ppool, Carol Grow, and...
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Nancy J. Voorhees

June 18, 1935 - September 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Betty J. Shafer

August 13, 1930 - September 8, 2016

Shafer, Betty Jean, age 86 of Dayton passed away September 8, 2016. Preceded in death by her husband Richard John Shafer Jr.; son Alex Hussey; and parents William Coffey and Louise Erskine. Survived by her children: Mary Kerr, William Hussey, Gerald Hussey and Jeanne Hussey; grandchildren: Elizabeth Kerr and Raymond Hussey. A Graveside service will be held at 12 noon, Sunday September 11, 2016 at...
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Quentin G. Woehler

February 7, 2016 - August 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Esther V. Shaffer

September 22, 1926 - August 18, 2016

Shaffer, Esther V., age 89 of New Carlisle, passed away at her home on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Born September 22, 1926, to a loving family in Narrowsburg, New York, she was one of seven children. Her oldest brother, John, passed away while playing in their home at the age of 14. Soon after, her family moved to New York City where her dad worked at the American Hotel and they lived on 42nd...
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Patricia Ellen Feldman

May 21, 1926 - August 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Edith G. Bryant

December 5, 1917 - August 14, 2016

Edith G. Bryant passed away at the age of 98 on Sunday morning August 14, 2016, at Cypress Pointe Health Care Campus. She was born in Lost Creek, KY on December 5, 1917 to the late John and Elizabeth Francis. Mrs. Bryant was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, William H. Bryant in 1991; daughter, Shirley; son, Tom; sister, Mattie Fickert; and brothers, Farmer and Dan Francis. Edith is...
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Dorothy Mildred Budai Gifford

April 4, 1922 - August 13, 2016

Dorothy Mildred Budai Gifford passed away at Casa de las Campanas in Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, California on August 13, 2016.A real lady in every sense of the word, Mrs. Gifford was preceded in death by her parents, Paul B. and Helen B. Budai; her sister, Margaret Ann Abel; and her brother, Paul B. Budai, Jr. She was born in Dayton, Ohio on April 4,1922, graduated from Steele High School, and...
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Jesse Ayers

July 9, 1976 - July 27, 2016

On Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Jesse J. Ayers passed away suddenly. Preceded in death by older brother Ernest Junie Ayers. Survived by fiancé Ashley Koster, mother S. Rhonda Ayers, brothers Philip (Nico) Ayers & Ryan Ayers, sister Michelle Gase, sons Ryan and Dylan, daughters Lania, Aspen, Isabella, Ava Jade, Emalie, Haley, Alexandra, Marissa, grandchildren Kalyn, Mia, Aubrey and Iris,...
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Michael J. Waldren

August 25, 1937 - July 27, 2016

WALDREN, Michael J., "Bugzy", age 78 of Dayton passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Miami Valley Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Patricia Waldren (nee Hopkins) in March of this year; parents Anne M. and James M. Waldren; daughter Elizabeth Waldren; and siblings Robert and Richard Waldren and Marilyn Clancy. Survived by his daughter and son-in-law Teresa and...
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Rhonda Y. Abelardo

August 4, 1953 - July 23, 2016

ABELARDO, Rhonda Y., age 62 of Dayton, OH, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016. She is preceded in death by her mother, Eva Wise Bolin and husband, Robert Abelardo. Rhonda is survived by her father, Ronald Bolin; siblings, Rocky Bolin of FL, Daniel Bolin of TX, Tim Bolin of OH, David Bolin of TN; son, Robert Medina Abelardo of CO; grandson, Aedan Drewis of CO; life partner, Ronald Parsel; as...
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Susan Wadovsky

January 28, 1948 - July 23, 2016

Susan E. Wadovsky (Bunts), age 68, of Dayton, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 23rd, 2016. She attended Belmont High School, class of 1966. She received her Bachelor's from Wright State University and Masters from The University of Dayton. She worked for Dayton Public Schools for 40+ years as an art teacher, then a guidance counselor. She was greatly recognized for her many...
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Sharon A. Fannin

December 23, 1953 - July 23, 2016

FANNIN, Sharon A.,age 62 passed on Saturday, July 23rd 2016. She was proceeded in death by her father, Bert H. Peel and survived by her mother Mary F. Peel, son Jon M. Fannin (Angela), grandson Jacksen and dear friends Robin Alsip and Greg Dickerson. She did not want any services or memorials, but if you go to a casino, slam a $20 in a machine for her. If you go to a race track stand up on lap 3...
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Stephen Fisher

August 21, 1941 - July 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Elizabeth L. Gangluff

November 28, 1930 - July 15, 2016

GANGLUFF, Elizabeth L, was born on November 28, 1930. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was also an avid western square and round dancer. Elizabeth went to dance with the angels on July 15, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Any contributions in her memory can be made to The Hospice of Dayton.
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Ned M. Himebaugh

December 20, 1921 - July 14, 2016

Himebaugh, Ned M., age 94 of Dayton passed away Thursday, July 14th. Preceded in death by his wife Ethel "Bonnie" in 2006. Ned is survived by his children: Eric Himebaugh, Ronald Himebaugh, and Mindy Steiner (husband Jeff Broussard); grandchildren and great-grandchild. Ned worked at NCR for many years. He regularly played piano at 10 Wilmington Place for over 20 years. A gathering of friends will...
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V. Juanita True

April 6, 1921 - July 8, 2016

TRUE, V. Juanita, age 95 of Dayton, Ohio passed away on Friday, July 08, 2016 at Bethany Lutheran Village. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert G. True; daughter, Barbara Johnson; son, Danny True; parents, Guy and Vida Iiames; as well as brothers, Guy, Ray Jim, Sam and sisters, Helen, Judy, Betty and Joan. She is survived by her son and daughter in law Robert and Roezetta True;...
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