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Dorothy Jane  Motz
(3/27/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Dorothy Jane Motz, 93, of Loudonville died surrounded by her family on Monday afternoon, March 27, 2017 at LifeCare Hospice of Wooster following a brief illness. Dot was born on September 15, 1923 in Newark and was the daughter of the late Herbert and Sarah (Borroway) Woolard. She was a 1942 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and Mt. Vernon Business College and moved to Concord, NC to work while she awaited the return of Dick Motz of Jelloway from WWII. They were married on September 9, 1945 and made their home in Loudonville. While raising their two daughters, Dot was a member of Mother’s Club, a Girl Scout leader, and worked at Loudonville Milling Company and then Thompson Paper Products as a secretary. She was a member of Trinity Community Church, Loudonville, the Bridge Club, and the Ashland YMCA, actively water-walking and exercising with her group of ladies well into her eighties. Dot and Dick were members of the ‘Copus Hill’ Model A Club and enjoyed driving their 1932 Model B automobile throughout many states.

Dot is survived by her husband of 71 years, Richard M. Motz; two daughters: Beverly Badger and Judy Koppert, both of Loudonville; five grandchildren: Mike & Chastity Badger of McMinnville, TN, Brent & Stephanie Badger of Loudonville, Erin & Thomas Weaver of Killbuck, Bryan and Jennifer Koppert of Loudonville, and Sheila and Steve Boardman of Ft. Mills, SC; seven great-grandchildren: Grace and Sarah Badger, Matthew and Ryan Weaver, Justin Viola and Brandon Schmidt, and Madison Cline; and one sister, Carol E. Woolard of Greensboro, NC. She was preceded in death by her parents, and three sisters: Martha Grace Biggs, Evelyn Rowley, and Helen J. Davis.

Funeral services will be held on Friday morning, Mar. 31 at 11:00 AM in the LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Pastor John Temple officiating. Burial will immediately follow in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday evening from 6-8 PM in the Lindsey Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be given to Trinity Community Church, 127 S. Union St., Loudonville, OH 44842 or Loudonville Fire Dept. EMS Inc., 200 N. Market St., Loudonville, OH 44842 or LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.




 
John Curtice “Curt” Bowman
(3/25/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Time: 6:00 untl 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


John Curtice “Curt” Bowman, 79, of Loudonville died Saturday morning, March 25, 2017 in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville following a courageous battle with leukemia. Curt was born April 13, 1937 in Perrysville and was the son of the late Thomas Earl and Edith Bell (Leddy) Bowman. He was a Loudonville/Perrysville resident all of his life and a 38-year employee of Mansfield Plumbing Products, retiring in 1995. After his retirement, Curt drove truck for Panther Expediting Company for three years. He enjoyed blue-grass and traditional country music, playing his banjo, and travelling, especially to Nashville, TN and Branson, MO. Curt was an excellent woodworker and recently finished restoring a 1989 Chrysler LeBaron convertible and a John Deere garden tractor. He was a member of the National Rifle Association.

Curt is survived by his wife, Judith D. (Knox) Bowman, whom he married April 2, 1995; two daughters: Jackie (Tom) Franz of Mansfield and Jamie Reeder of Loudonville; one step-daughter, Lori Ann (Norman) Brenneman of Shreve; five grandchildren: Jared (Olivia Piper) Carder, Ryan (Tiffany) Carder, Dustin (Susan) Carder, Darren Carder and Garrett Reeder; five step-grandchildren: Jason (Julie) Woodhull, Corey Himes, Tia Himes, Douglas Ott and Dayna Phillips; eight great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a step-son, Allen Woodhull; seven brothers: Charles, Rex, William, Robert, Jackson, Doyle, and Max Bowman; and four sisters: Helen Marshall, Loretta Lazo, Norma Jean LeMaitre, and Mildred “Midge” Miller.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday morning, March 29, 2017 at 11:00 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, Loudonville with Pastor David A. Stutzman officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may call on Tuesday evening, from 6-8 PM in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691.




 
Lawanna C. “Lou” Laser
(3/23/2017)
Visitation:
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Funeral:
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Lawanna C. “Lou” Laser, 88, of Glenmont, died Thursday morning, March 23, 2017 in LifeCare Hospice, Wooster after a ten day illness. Mrs. Laser was born April 1, 1928 in Shelby, the daughter of the late Lloyd Clinton and Florence Belle (Moon) Brown. She was a graduate of Plymouth High School, and enjoyed her many house plants and her needle work.

She is survived by one son, Samuel A. (Linda) Laser of Danville; one daughter, Molly L. Metcalf of Danville; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mildred Cutlip of Polk and Rose Smalley of Wooster. She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Anna Mae Powell, two brothers, Milton and Charles Brown, and three sisters, Gladys Brown, Evelyn Ross and Betty Smail.

Lou requested no services or calling hours. The Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville is honored to be assisting the Laser family with arrangements.



 
Janet A.  Chamberlain
(3/22/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017
Time: 2:00 until 5:00 PM
Location: St. Michael Lutheran Church, Mifflin

Funeral:
Date: Monday, March 27, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: St. Michael Lutheran Church, Mifflin


Janet A. Chamberlain, 73, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday March 22, 2017 at her home where she lived with her love of 12 years, Harry Shireman. Janet was born Jan. 20, 1944 in Mansfield and was the daughter of the late Marion C. and Eileen E. (Taylor) Furry. Following her 1962 graduation from Madison High School, Janet studied cosmetology in Long Beach, CA and spent time with her family there. She returned to Ohio and married Hilbert H. Schrack on August 6, 1970 and they lived at the Charles Mill Dam and raised three children, Andrew, Mary, and Susan.

Janet owned and operated the Mifflin Inn for 34 years where she nurtured and loved countless employees and customers. She enjoyed traveling throughout the US and was teased by her children for being a walking Atlas. Janet never knew a stranger and had tremendous compassion for anyone in need. If she had a moment of down time, you would find her sitting at her cabin in the woods reading a book and sipping on a beloved Coca-Cola. Janet loved being a grandmother and had a special relationship with each of her grandchildren.

Janet is survived by her companion, Harry Shireman; a son, Andrew (Jeanet) Schrack of Niceville, FL; two daughters: Mary (Ronald) Markley of Ashland, and Susan (Rodd) McFrederick of Ashland; her late husband’s daughter, Beverly (Joseph) Huffman of Medina; nine grandchildren: Tyler, Isabelle, and Gabrielle Schrack, Lucas Markley, Leif, Maya, Reid, Isla, and Witt McFrederick; three brothers: David Lutz of Mansfield, Todd (Barb) Lutz of Florida, and Tom (Nancy) Furry of North Carolina; and four sisters: Diane (Lowell) Hardesty of Medina, Bobbi Jo (Jim) Belcher of Mansfield, Terry (Phil) Perry of Mansfield, and Gina Chambers of Mansfield. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Hilbert W. Schrack on April 22, 1989, and a granddaughter, Taylor Esbenshade in 1997.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 27 in St. Michael Lutheran Church, Mifflin with Pastor Jean Coleman officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Lucas. Friends may visit with Janet’s family on Sunday from 2-5 PM in St. Michael Lutheran Church. The LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, Loudonville is honored to assist the Chamberlain family. Memorial contributions may be given to Mifflin Twp., (Ashland County) Volunteer Fire Dept., 114 S. Ohio St., Ashland, OH 44805.




 
Robert Lee  Wynn
(3/21/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time: 6:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Friday, March 24, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Robert Lee Wynn, 69, of Loudonville, died Tuesday morning, March 21, 2017 in LifeCare Hospice, Wooster following an extended illness. He was born December 1, 1947 in Zanesville, the son of the late Charles Edgar and Eva Esther (Chalfant) Wynn. Robert was a 1965 graduate of John Glenn High School and was a Loudonville resident since 1987 coming from Cambridge. He had loved working as an aide for Cardinal Station Home and had also worked for Neal Ridgeway at his Rabbitry. Robert operated Wynn’s Country Crafts and traveled to fairs, flea markets, and shows for many years. He enjoyed camping, fishing and everything involving his grandkids.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann (Wheatley) Wynn, whom he married February 12, 1966; his son Rob (Melinda) Wynn of Loudonville; his daughter, Melissa (Steve) Bailey of Loudonville; five grandchildren: Katelyn (Cody) Jenkins, Christopher Bailey, Austin Kerver, Courtney Bailey, and Seth Wynn; three great-grandchildren: Jude Jenkins, Brennen Bailey, and Brantley Davis; and his sister, Jean Little of Barnesville. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Ila Mae Daugherty.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM in Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville with Chaplain Charlotte Glasgo officiating. Burial will follow in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 6-8pm in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691.




 
Mary Eileen   Beck
(3/20/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Friday, March 24, 2017
Time: 5:00 until 7:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Mary Eileen Beck, 91, of rural Perrysville, died Monday evening, March 20, 2017 at her home after a short illness. Mrs. Beck was born September 16, 1925 on her Richland county farm where she continued to live most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Raymond O. and Rosemary (Wilson) Zimmerman. Mrs. Beck was a 1943 graduate of Lucas High School and a member of Perrysville Baptist Church where she was the custodian for 15 years. In addition she had worked for the Ohio Public Service at Melco, Gretzinger’s Market in Perrysville and for 15 years in the cafeteria at Mansfield Plumbing Products. On October 5, 1947 she married Eugene A. Beck and he died August 17, 1968.

She will be remembered by her family for always wearing a sweater, no matter the temperature; for dodging any camera in her presence; for her warm smile; for her delicious Cherry Delight; for singing in her church choir; for her country farmhouse and the sanctuary it offered to countless cats over the years; for the fun the grandkids had popping her “Touch Me Not” plants in the backyard; for loving her grandchildren’s art no matter how it turned out and for keeping it for decades; for the countless hours spent with her swinging on her front porch, many times singing “The Ants Go Marching”; and for how thankful she was for any time she got to spend with her family. She will be as deeply missed as she was dearly loved.

She is survived by four sons: Raymond (Betty) Beck of Millersburg, Charles (Carlene) Beck of Perrysville, Paul (Sarah) Beck of Kensington, MD, and Scott (Arezo) Beck of Columbus; one daughter, Rosemary Beck of Columbus; 10 grandchildren: Aaron Beck, Wendy (Don Wright) Martin, Christina (Chris) Hoover, Michael Coe, Adam (Nikki) Beck, Lorisa (Todd) Wolfe, Melissa Beck, Jennifer Beck, Lauren Beck, and Walt Beck; 11 great grandchildren: Delaney Martin, Kimberly, Jonathon, & Makayla Hoover; Shelby, Isabella & Sophia Beck; Aubrey Gillespie, Nathan & Landan Wolfe; and Hannah Beck. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a daughter-in-law, Diane Beck, and two infant grandchildren, Sydney Faith Beck and Ava Mari Beck.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 10:30am in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Howard Burnett officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may call Friday from 5-7pm in Lindsey Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be given to Perrysville Baptist Church, c/o Naomi Smart, 172 E. Third St., Perrysville, OH 44864.



 
Kathyleen M.  Franks
(3/20/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Time: 2-4 and 6-8 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home



Kathyleen M. Franks, 88, of rural Perrysville died Monday afternoon, March 20, 2017 in her home following a short illness. Mrs. Franks was born Nov. 25, 1928 near Greer and was the daughter of the late Guy and Charlotte Darr Hall. She had been a resident of Holmes and Ashland county areas all of her life. She worked as a waitress for more than 20 years at the Shell’s Half-Acre on State Route 3 in Loudonville. Mrs. Franks was a member of Bigelow United Methodist Church and enjoyed crocheting, knitting, feeding the hummingbirds, and her many cats. On Jan. 14, 1956 she married Cecil Franks and he died July 19, 2012.

She is survived by her son, Myron Oswalt of Loudonville; nine grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and one son-in-law: Jim Morris of Loudonville. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son: Douglas G. Oswalt, one daughter: Charlene Morris, one daughter-in-law: Patricia Oswalt, three brothers: Earl, Merl, and Beryl Hall; and two sisters: Lucille Wright and Bernice Stanger.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Mar. 23, at 10:30 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, Loudonville with Rev. Diane McCartney officiating. Burial will follow in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in the funeral home.



 
 
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