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Alice Lucille  Hall
(7/31/2015)
Visitation:
Date: Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time: 5:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM
Location: United Methodist Church, Loudonville


Alice Lucille Hall, 83, of rural Loudonville, died Friday afternoon, July 31, 2015 in Samaritan Regional Health System following a brief illness. Alice was born Jan. 10, 1932 in Ashland County, the daughter of the late Rex Maynard and Frances (Heyde) Long. She was a 1950 graduate of Loudonville High School and a 1953 graduate of The Ohio State University where she was a member of the Women’s Rifle Team. Alice began her teaching career with the Ashland City Schools, was a substitute teacher with the Loudonville-Perrysville Schools while raising her family, returned to full-time teaching with West Holmes High School, Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center and 12 years with the Mohican Youth Camp, all while continuing her work as a dairy farmer on the family farm.

Alice was an active member of the Loudonville United Methodist Church participating in the church choir, the United Methodist Women, and as a communion steward. She was a 4-H member as a youth and continued her commitment into adulthood becoming a 4-H Advisor. Her additional memberships included the Ashland County Farm Bureau, the Mohican Historical Society, and the Sweet Adeline’s International for Holmes County and the Mt. Vernon Dogwood Blossoms. Alice served many years on the Loudonville Public Library Board of Trustees and one term on the Samaritan Hospital Board. Spare time was not frequent but she managed to knit over 200 sweaters for “Knit for Kids” World Sweater Ministry and enjoyed creative sewing, quilting, crossword puzzles, literature, music, flowers, knitting, baking pies, and feeding hummingbirds and other wild birds.

She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law: Barb and Walt Burd of Loudonville, Joan and Gary Stauffer of Ashland, and Gail Hall of Loudonville; five grandchildren and spouses: Amy Lynn Stauffer, Jason Alexander (May) Burd, Clare Marie (Ben) Theis, Matthew Oliver (Marissa) Burd, and Daniel James Schrack; and two sisters: Phyllis (James) McClure of Loudonville and Ann (Larry) Brown of Hilton Head, SC. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 5, at 11:30 AM in the United Methodist Church, Loudonville, with Rev. Dr. Steven Sullivan, officiating. Burial will be in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, from 5-8 PM in Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville. The family request in lieu of flowers memorials be given to United Methodist Church, 124 N. Market Street, Loudonville, OH 44842 or the Loudonville Public Library, 122 East Main Street, Loudonville, OH 44842.



 
Robert L.  McCready
(7/31/2015)
Visitation:
Date: Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM
Location: Greenlawn Cemetery

Funeral:
Date: Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Greenlawn Cemetery


Robert L. McCready, 82, of Bellville, died Friday afternoon, July 31, 2015 in Hospice of North Central Ohio, following a two-week illness. He was born Sept. 7, 1932 in Newville and was the son of the late Willis and Evelyn (Zody) McCready. Robert was a 1951 graduate of Butler High School and had lived in the Bellville/Butler area for the last 35 years, coming from Perrysville. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. Robert was employed as a heavy equipment operator for D.H. Bowman & Sons of Bellville for 27 years and had also worked with Miller Brothers Excavating. Robert enjoyed camping, auctions, car shows, and NASCAR racing. He was a life member of the American Legion Post 537, Bellville, AMVETS Post 43, Bellville, VFW Post 8586, Perrysville, and the Operating Engineers Union, Columbus. He was a former member of the Perrysville Fire Dept.

Robert is survived by two daughters: Debbie (Chuck Robbins) Stake of Fredericktown and Darlene (Rick) Bilger of Loudonville; one son, Ron (Cheri Etzwiler) McCready of Mansfield, his companion of 21 years, Pat Fry, of Bellville; six grandchildren: Angi (Ryan) VanDyke, Scott (Jennifer) Sutterlin, Lindy (Chad) Beachler, Greg (Samantha) Stake, Devon (Grant) Stevison, Cody (Rebecca Morris) Butler; two step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; four step-great-great-grandchildren; a sister: Marilyn (Tom) Mowery of Loudonville; and a sister-in-law: Cheryl McCready of Ashland. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Lester W. “Bill” McCready.

Graveside military services conducted by the VFW and the American Legion will be held Wednesday, August 5 at 10:30 AM in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may gather at the Cemetery from 9:30 until 10:30 prior to the services. The LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE is honored to be serving the McCready family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Green-Perrysville Fire Dept., Post Office Box 270, Loudonville, OH 44842 or Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, OH 44805.



 
Gerhard  Schade
(7/31/2015)
Visitation:
Date: Monday, August 03, 2015
Time: 5:00 until 7:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time: 10:30 am
Location: St. John Lutheran Church, Perrysville


Gerhard Schade, 90, of rural Perrysville, died Friday morning, July 31, 2015 in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville following an extended illness. Mr. Schade was October 16, 1924 in Steinberg, Germany. He entered the German Merchant Marine at age 15 and while at home following an illness he was captured by the Russian Army and placed in a labor camp from 1945 until 1949. While in the camp he met Dorothea Doerner and they were married March 25, 1950 in Hamburg, Germany. In 1955 Gerhard and his family immigrated to Cleveland where he was a stone and brick mason and a member of the Bricklayers Union #5 in Cleveland. He was very proud of the quality of the work he performed and his brickwork is evident locally and in the Cleveland area. Gerhard was a fun loving, gregarious, generous man of amazing strength. He was always happy to be the “life of the party”. Although he endured much during his life, his faith in God overcame many obstacles. He will be deeply missed by his loving family and friends. Gerhard was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Perrysville and The Sachsenheim Club of Cleveland.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothea Doerner Schade whom he married March 25, 1950; his son Dieter (Lucy) Schade of rural Perrysville; two daughters, Karin (Roy) McFarland of Ashland, and Linda Delaney of Seven Hills; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, a beloved nephew Ralf Schlesiger of Germany and nephews and niece, Peter, Petra, and Gunter Schlesiger.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 10:30am in St. John Lutheran Church, Perrysville with Rev. Bege Wiegman officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may call Monday August 3 from 5-7pm in Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville. The family request memorials to St. John Lutheran Church or The Alzheimer’s Association. The Schade family wishes to thank Colonial Manor for their wonderful, loving care of Gerhard during his stay there.



 
Oliver W.  Vaughan
(7/23/2015)
Visitation:
Date:
Time: None
Special Services: Luncheon immediately following graveside service
Location:

Funeral:
Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: First Baptist Church, Loudonville


Oliver W. Vaughan, 83, of rural Loudonville died early Thursday morning, July 23, 2015 in Ohio Health MedCentral Hospital, Mansfield following an extended illness. Oliver was born Sept. 3, 1931 in Rittman and was the son of the late Oliver Jackson and Elfleda Wallace Vaughan. He had lived in the Loudonville area most of his life and was a 1950 graduate of Loudonville High School and proud member of the first undefeated Loudonville football team in 1949. Oliver was a farmer, a building contractor, and served four terms as a Green Township Trustee as well as serving on the Greenlawn Cemetery Board for many years. He was a US Navy veteran of the Korean War, a member of First Baptist Church, Loudonville, the American Legion Post #257 Loudonville, and VFW Post 8586 Perrysville.

Oliver is survived by his wife, Elsie Frank Vaughan, whom he married March 6, 1959; his daughter and son-in-law: Melinda and Don Hulit of Loudonville; his son and daughter-in-law: Mark and Jen Vaughan of Loudonville; four grandsons: Shawn and Aaron Hulit, David and Kevin Vaughan; and one great-granddaughter: Sydney Bailey Hulit. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Michael A. Vaughan on July 26, 1984; a brother, Marvin Vaughan on Sept. 28, 2003; and an infant sister.

A Celebration of Oliver’s Life will be held Wednesday, July 29, at 10:00 AM in First Baptist Church, Loudonville with Rev. John Fitch officiating. Burial with military honors by the American Legion and VFW will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. There will be no calling hours but the family invites friends and relatives to a luncheon in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall immediately following the graveside services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Accessibility Fund of First Baptist Church, Post Office Box 440, Loudonville, OH 44842 or Green-Perrysville Joint Fire Dept., Post Office Box 270, Loudonville, OH 44842.



 
James L.  Carr
(7/23/2015)
Visitation:
Date: Sunday, July 26, 2015
Time: 5:00 until 8:00 PM
Special Services: 7:30 PM Masonic Services
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Monday, July 27, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


James L. Carr, 83, of Perrysville went to be with the Lord on Thursday morning, July 23, 2015 at Hospice of North Central Ohio. James was born August 26, 1931 in Ashland and was the son of James W. Carr and Geraldine Whittemire Carr. He was a 1949 graduate of Perrysville High School and a member of the Perrysville Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Korean War. Jim was a 38-year employee of Mansfield Plumbing Products, retiring in 1989 as Supervisor of Maintenance and Engineering. Jim and his wife enjoyed traveling in their motorhome all over the U. S. where he also participated in many trapshooting tournaments, winning multiple trophies. Jim was an avid sportsman and hunter, traveling to Nebraska to hunt pheasant and deer for many years. He was a life member of the Amateur Trapshooting Assoc., the National Rifle Assoc., and the North American Hunting Club. He was also a member of Hanover Lodge #115 F&AM, King Cyrus Chapter #207 RAM, and the American Legion Post of Oconto, Nebraska.

His family was most important to him and he is survived by his wife, Mariellen Mann Carr, whom he married August 10, 1951; two sons and daughters-in-law: Kim and Mary Carr of Loudonville, and Mark and Melisa “Meme” Carr of Perrysville; four grandchildren and spouses: Brad and Heather Carr, Ryan and Jessica Carr, Matthew and Lindsay Carr, all of Loudonville, and Lizabeth “Libby” and Nathen Morris of Perrysville; and six great-grandchildren: Brianna, Gavin, Braden, Lily, Porter, and Harper. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters: Joyce Carr and Janice Haynes.

Funeral services will be held Monday, July 27 at 11:00 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Howard Burnett, officiating. Burial with military honors conducted by the Navy, the American Legion, and the VFW will immediately follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may call Sunday in the Lindsey Funeral Home from 5-8 PM with Masonic Services beginning at 7:30 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Perrysville Baptist Church, c/o Naomi Smart, 172 East Third Street, Perrysville, OH 44864 or Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, OH 44805.



 
Mary Marie  Strouse
(7/22/2015)
Visitation:
Date: Friday, July 24, 2015
Time: 2-4 and 6-8 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Loudonville United Methodist Church


Mary Marie Strouse, 90, of Loudonville, died Wednesday afternoon, July 22, 2015 in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville following an extended illness. Mary was born June 14, 1925 in Springfield, the daughter of the late Isaac Simeon and LeVera Marie (Milburn) Overholser. She was a 1947 graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Art, and later earned her Master’s Degree in Education from Wittenberg University after attending the University of Denver and Ohio State for graduate studies. Mary began her teaching career at Barberton for 2 years, Hayesville for 3-1/2 years, and was the Loudonville-Perrysville Schools’ Art teacher for over 31 years, retiring in 1987. She was a Loudonville resident since 1948 and was a member of the Loudonville United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women, serving as Treasurer.

Mary was a life member of The Ohio State University Alumni Association, the OSU Ashland County Alumni Club and serving as Secretary for 17 years, a member of the Ohio Retired Teachers Assoc., the Loudonville Women’s Club, the Ohio Education Assoc., the National Education Assoc., was a 50+ year member of the Eastern Star, served as Vice President of the Friends of the Library, was a member of the National Guild of De’coupeurs, as well as being a member of the Ohio Valley Chapter of the Society of Craft Designers.

She is survived by her son, Robert Milburn (Jennifer) Strouse of Wooster, her daughter, Lynne Marie (William) Waldron of Dublin, and her daughter-in-law, Cindy Strouse of Loudonville; six grandchildren: Christina Marie (Abram) Cookson, Jennifer Mary Waldron, Matthew Abraham (Ashley) Strouse, Chelsea Lynn Strouse, Logan Robert Strouse, and Landre Jo Strouse; eight great-grandchildren: Alexandria Marie Cookson, Ethan Cookson, Haley Waldron, Kevin Waldron, Aubrey Strouse, Austin Waldron, Elijah Cookson, and Clara Strouse. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 66 years, Dennis Abraham Strouse on Oct. 18, 1989; one son, David Dennis Strouse, one granddaughter, Katherine Lynne Waldron, one great-granddaughter, Lydia Cookson, a brother, Orland Overholser, and a sister, Patricia Nimocks.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 25, at 1:30 PM in Loudonville United Methodist Church with Rev. Steve Sullivan, officiating. Burial will follow in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE. Memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Church,124 Market Street, Loudonville, Ohio 44842 or LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691.



 
Harold A. “Jeff” Jefferies
(7/20/2015)
Visitation:
Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time: 9:00 until 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Harold A. “Jeff” Jefferies, 70, of Perrysville died Monday morning, July 20, 2015 in his home following a one year illness. Jeff was born Nov. 30, 1944 in Millersburg and was the son of the late Virgil A. and Claudia F. (Martin) Jefferies. He had lived in the Lakeville and Perrysville areas all of his life and had attended Lakeville Big Prairie High School. He was a 30-year employee of The Flxible Company, retiring in 1996 and was a social member of VFW Post 8586 of Perrysville. He enjoyed crossword puzzles and working on cars.

He is survived by his wife, Gerlene A. Stillwell Jefferies, whom he married July 16, 1975; one son, Steve Jefferies of Mt. Vernon; one granddaughter, Gracie Lynn Jefferies; and two sisters: Sherry (David) Stillion of Butler and Dianna (Brian) Wise of Loudonville. He was preceded in death by his parents and a niece, Jessica J. Murphy.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 25 at 11:00 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Howard Burnett officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may call at the funeral home two hours prior to the funeral, from 9 – 11:00 AM. Memorial contributions may be given to MedCentral Hospice, 335 Glessner Avenue, Mansfield, OH 44903.



 
Roger A.  McFarland
(7/19/2015)
Visitation:
Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time: 5:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Roger A. McFarland, 64, of rural Loudonville died Sunday morning, July 19, 2015 in Ohio Health Grant Medical Center, Columbus after a short illness. Roger was born Jan. 6, 1951 in Millersburg and was the son of Clyde and Alice (Mellor) McFarland. Roger was a 1969 graduate of West Holmes High School and had lived in the Glenmont/Loudonville area all of his life. As a youth he attended the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Millersburg, was a member of the Ohio National Guard from 1970 – 1976, and was an independent owner operator truck driver for 38 years working most recently with Honey Creek Transport of Loudonville. In his spare time he enjoyed old hot rod cars, flower gardening, and raising Belgian draft horses but the love of his life was his family and grandson.

Roger is survived by his wife, Pam Cornelius McFarland, whom he married Sept. 18, 1976; his son, Roger E. (Julie) McFarland of Mt. Vernon; two daughters, Cheri McFarland of Mansfield, and Nicole (Brad) Bilancini of Loudonville; his grandson, Ethan Bilancini; his mother, Alice McFarland of Millersburg; and his sister, Nancy (Pete) McManaway of Millersburg. He was preceded in death by his father and his son, T.C. McFarland on Sept. 25, 1998.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 23, at 10:30 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Pastor Clyde Ondrizek, officiating. Burial will follow in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 5-8 PM in Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville. Memorial contributions may be given to Loudonville Fire Dept. Inc., 200 N. Market Street, Loudonville, OH 44842.



 
Pearl L.  Banbury
(7/17/2015)
Visitation:
Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time: 12:00 until 1:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Pearl L. Banbury, 95, of North Lawrence and formerly of Jericho Road, Glenmont, died Friday afternoon, July 17, 2015 at Shady Lawn Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dalton, following an extended illness. Mrs. Banbury was born Nov. 25, 1919 in Stark County and had lived in the Glenmont area most of her life until moving to North Lawrence with her son in 1995. She was a homemaker and dairy farmer for many years, spending her summers cooking at the former Judson Hills Baptist Church Camp near Loudonville. Mrs. Banbury enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening and formerly attended the Loudonville Church of the Nazarene.

She is survived by two sons: Billy R. (Joyce) Banbury of Red Oak, VA, and Mike Banbury of North Lawrence; two grandsons, Mark and Matthew Banbury; and four great-grandsons: Nathan, Joshua, Jeremiah, and Tanner Banbury. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Lincoln Banbury on May 22, 1974; her parents, a son: Joe Edward Banbury; and one brother and four sisters.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 22 at 1:00 PM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Pastor Kathleen Walkerow officiating. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Danville. Friends may call one hour prior to services (12 – 1:00) in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691.



 
 
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