Roy K. Gross
COSHOCTON — Roy Kenneth Gross, 77, of 308 Brown’s Lane, Coshocton, died May 11, 2004, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 7, 1926, in Gassaway, W.Va., to Ira T. and Ana Earla (Chapman) Gross. He taught auto mechanics at River High School form 1968-78. He oversaw the installation of the wastewater system in Warsaw and the plant operations. H served as service manager at the former Altra Chevrolet in Warsaw and was a blacksmith at the Blacksmith Shop in Roscoe Village. He was a member of the Warsaw Masonic Lodge 255 F&AM, Faith Presbyterian Church of El Paso, Texas, and the Walhonding Valley Historical Society.
He is survived by his wife, Alice (Ramsey) Gross, whom he married Nov. 23, 1946; three sons, Scott L. Gross of El Paso, Texas, Ted R. (Barbara) Gross of Cuyahoga Falls and Niles Gross of Warsaw; a daughter-in-law, Debbie Gross of El Paso, Texas; five granchildren, Curtis (Jennifer) Gross of New Haven, Mich., Tyson Gross and Heather Gross of Cuyahoga Falls, Amy (Steve) Painter of Fort Worth, Texas, and Megan (Ryan) Smith of Phoenix, Ariz.; two brothers, Fred (Joyce) Gross of Kent and Alfred (Beverly) Gross of Warsaw; a sister, Jane (Tom) Crews of Springfield; a sister-in-law, Louise Gross of Coshocton; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister-in-law, Frank (Oma) Gross, Earl Gross and Ira Gross.
A memorial service will be held Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with Pastor Peter Elencovf officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. A graveside service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Union Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Walhonding Valley Historical Society, P.O. Box 199, Warsaw 43844.
Dorothy M. Holpp
NELLIE — Dorothy May Holpp, 75, of Second Street, Nellie, died May 12, 2004, at the Morning View Care Center at Danville.
She was born March 21, 1929, in Monroe County to Wesley and Grace (Carr) Holpp. She was a homemaker and a member of the Nellie Chapel United Methodist Church and the Bethlehem Grange.
She is survived by a son, Wallace, (Sandy) Holpp; a daughter, Patsy Jean Holpp; a brother, George W. Holpp; a sister-in-law, Geraldine Holpp; a grandson, Jake Holpp; three granddaughters, Aimee (Scott) Hammond, Julie (Mark) Ott and Cindy (Tim) Pitcock; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Cortes John Holpp.
The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Fischer Funeral Home, Warsaw, where visitation will be one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Gary Rinker will officiate. Burial will be in Workman Cemetery at Danville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050; Nellie Chapel United Methodist Church, 320 Third St., Nellie, Warsaw 43844; or Morning View Care Center, 25326 Snively Road, Danville 43014.
Darcy L. Kissel
MOUNT VERNON — Darcy L. Kissel, 50, of Mount Vernon died unexpectedly early Sunday morning, May 9, 2004, at her home.
She was born Oct. 27, 1953, in Mansfield to Raymond and Mary (Baker) Kissel. She was a 1971 graduate of Madison High School. Darcy enjoyed needlepoint and crafts.
She is survived by three sons, Brett Baker and his fiancee, Corina Conley, and their daughter, Tiffany of Ashland; Corey (Judy) Baker and their children, Cody, Kassidy, Wade and Wyatt of Ashland; and Bryan Baker of Ashland. Also surviving are her parents, Ray and Julie Kissel of Mansfield; two sisters, Dina (Ken) Hess of San Antonio, Texas, and Brenda (Werner) Horsthemke of Plano, Texas; a niece, Ann-Jinette of San Antonio, Texas; and a nephew, Stephen Horsthemke of Plano, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Kissel.
Friends may call Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, where funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery.
Online guest registry is at www.wappner.com.