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Kathryn Ann  Sellers
(11/24/2014)
Visitation:
Date: Sunday, November 30, 2014
Time: 1:00 until 3:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Monday, December 01, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Loudonville Baptist Church


Kathryn Ann Sellers, 83, of Loudonville, died Monday evening, November 24, 2014 in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville following an extended illness. Kathryn was born July 1, 1931 in Cavello in Coshocton County, the daughter of the late Bruce and Elizabeth (Strickler) Gaumer. She was a resident of Loudonville most of her life and a member of First Baptist Church. Kathryn was active as a Sunday school teacher, helping with funeral dinners, and as a member of the Missionary Society of her church. She was a former den leader for the Cub Scouts and Girls Scouts. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband, James R. Sellers, whom she married June 9, 1948. Jim died October 13, 2011 after 63 years of marriage.

Kathryn is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Tom) Thompson of Loudonville; 3 sons: Gary (Sheila) Sellers of Lexington, Merrill Sellers of Groveport, and Jim (Lauri) Sellers of Galena; 8 grandchildren: Staci (Mick) Fry, Erik (Danielle)Thompson, Ryan (Christine) Thompson, Kristin (Addam) Kudla, Lindsay (John) Campoeletti, Danny Sellers, Gabriel Sellers, and Lydia Sellers; and 4 great-grandchildren: Garett Fry, Sydney Fry, Nori Thompson, and Henry Thompson. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 1 sister, Ava Gaumer, and 4 brothers: Kenneth, Keith, Benjamin, and Dale Gaumer.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Dec. 1, at 10:00 AM in First Baptist Church of Loudonville with Rev. John Fitch officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may call Sunday from 1-3 PM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE. Memorial contributions may be given to the Elevator Fund of First Baptist Church, PO Box 440, Loudonville, OH 44842 or Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, Ohio 44805.



 
Ruth L.  Forbes
(11/22/2014)
Visitation:
Date: Friday, November 28, 2014
Time: 2-4 and 6-8 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Saturday, November 29, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Ruth L. Forbes, 88, of Nashville, died Saturday afternoon, November 22, 2014 in Aultman Hospital, Canton after a brief illness. Ruth was born April 4, 1926 near Butler and was the daughter of the late Kinsey and Elizabeth (Sutton) Morgan. She was a 1944 graduate of Butler High School and a resident of Nashville since 1992, coming from Ashland where she had lived since 1964. She was a strong Christian woman with a deep faith in her Lord which she demonstrated through her service as a Sunday School Teacher, a Bible School Teacher, and organizing the Summer Revival Series of the Nashville United Methodist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved children and had a strong fondness for all animals. Ruth enjoyed vegetable gardening, canning, and collecting recipes. She and her husband spent 22 winters in Ft. Meade, FL. She was the receptionist at the dental office of Dr. William Ihrig in Ashland for ten years prior to her retirement in 1989. She had previously worked at Ashland College in the Home Economics Dept. and Nursery School. She was involved in the early years of Dale Roy School transporting clients. Ruth also enjoyed working in the milking parlor of her daughter’s family dairy farm near Nashville.

She is survived by her husband, Robert A. Forbes, whom she married March 9, 1945; 4 daughters: Joyce (Jay) Nesbit of Cleveland Heights, Robbie Ihrig of Ashland, Jan (Walter) Ferger of Mansfield, and Renee (Ronald Jr.) Michalovich of rural Lakeville; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 1 brother, Roger Morgan of Butler; 2 sisters: Jean Bildsten of Ocala, FL and Mary Kusser of Sandusky; sister-in-law Virginia (Earl) Greer of Butler; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her step-mother, Anne Morgan; her brother, William Morgan; 2 sisters: Phyllis Divelbiss and Joan Hoeflich; and her son-in-law: Dr. William Ihrig.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 11:00 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Pastor Larry Carnes officiating. Burial will follow in Bunker Hill Cemetery, Butler. Friends and family may visit Friday, Nov. 28 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Nashville Fire Dept., PO Box 418, Nashville, OH 44661.



 
Loren George  Ernsberger
(11/19/2014)
Visitation:
Date: Monday, November 24, 2014
Time: 12:00 until 1:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Monday, November 24, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Lucas


Loren George Ernsberger, of Loudonville, lived a full life and reached his goal of living to 90 years of age, passing away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 19, 2014 in Hospice of North Central Ohio, Ashland. He was born in Mansfield on Nov. 19, 1924 and was the son of the late Paul and Catherine (Baughman) Ernsberger. After attending school in Ontario, Loren joined the Civilian Conservation Corps at age 17 and worked his way around the United States. In 1943 he entered the US Army and served in the European Theater under the command of General George S. Patton. Loren rarely spoke of his military service but was awarded medals for bravery and sharpshooting. He led a construction crew of US soldiers building bridges and buildings under combat conditions in France, Luxemburg, Belgium, Germany and Austria. After the war he assisted in the construction of the Ontario General Motors Plant, was subsequently hired as an employee, and retired in 1986 after 30 years of employment.

Loren is survived by his wife, Lorene E. (Haas) Ernsberger, whom he married March 25, 1951; 5 children: Suzanne (Louis) Posluszny of Crete, IL, Jeanette Danescu of Gambier, Art Ernsberger of Mansfield, Islah “Laura” (Aser) Al’Khateeb of Toledo, and Barb (Albert) Lape of Loudonville; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and 3 half-sisters: Marge, Pat, and Penny. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers: Edwin and Richard Ernsberger; and 2 half-brothers: Paul and Robert Ernsberger.

Friends and family may visit Monday, Nov. 24 from noon until 1:00 PM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE. Graveside military services will be held at 1:30 PM in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Lucas, conducted by the American Legion Post 257 and the VFW Post 8586. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, OH 44805.



 
Dudley D. “Sonny” Steele Jr.
(11/15/2014)
Visitation:
Date: Saturday, December 06, 2014
Time: 1:00 until 3:00 PM
Location: Vermillion Baptist Church

Funeral:
Date: Saturday, December 06, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Vermillion Baptist Church


Dudley D. “Sonny” Steele, Jr., 71, of rural Perrysville, died Saturday afternoon, November 15, 2014 at his home after a brief illness. Sonny was born July 24, 1943 in Ashland, the son of the late Dudley D. and Lavera (Finley) Steele Sr. He was a 1961 graduate of Butler High School and had lived in the Perrysville area most of his life. He was a mold maker for Mansfield Plumbing Products before retiring in 1992, and had also worked for Western-Southern Life Insurance and Bright’s Nursery. Sonny enjoyed hunting, fishing, horseshoes, woodworking and building almost anything.

He is survived by his son, Brian (Rachael Miller) Steele of rural Perrysville; his daughter, Robin Steele of Loudonville; 4 grandchildren, Justin Meininger, Jordan Hicks, Nick Yoxtheimer and Patrick Yoxtheimer; 4 sisters: Delphine Bright of Ashland, Arlene Kline of Perrysville, Janice Kline of Butler, and Laverna Kreski of Mansfield; and former wives: Martha Steele of Ashland and Susie Steele of Lodi. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter: Amy “Tadpole” Steele, 2 sisters: Marge Brokaw and Wanda Hootman; and his best friend, Rollo “Bud” Fuller.

Friends may call Saturday, Dec. 6, from 1-3 PM in Vermillion Baptist Church, rural Perrysville, where a Celebration of Life Service will begin at 3:00 PM with Rev. Jim Luedeman officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. The LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE is honored to assist the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, OH 44805.



 
 
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