MOUNT VERNON — Jules Bernard, 75, of Mount Vernon died October 22, 2004, at The Inn at HillenVale.
He was born Nov. 2, 1928, in Sistersville, W.Va., to Armand and Myrtle (Leasure) Bernard. He was a member of the Eastside Church of Christ.
He is survived by a son, Richard (Rachel) Bernard of Pataskala; and a daughter, Michelle (Ralph) Rotz of Carroll; three grandchildren, Heather and Sarah Rotz and Lara Bernard; and a sister, Mary Batherson of Gardenia, Calif.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Bernard, in 2001.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the North-Dilley Funeral Home. Funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Eastside Church of Christ with Mr. Russell Howard and Mr. Rick Tincher officiating. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050. This obituary may be viewed on-line at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
John E. Dohn
MOUNT VERNON — John E. Dohn, 53, of Mount Vernon died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at his residence.
John was born Aug. 7, 1951, in Columbus to Arthur and Marcia (Lehman) Dohn and had lived in Knox County most of his lifetime. He had been employed by the Weyerhaeuser Corp. in Mount Vernon for 31 years as a forklift operator in the shipping and receiving department.
Surviving are his wife, Kimberly (Parker) Dohn, whom he married June 15, 1974; his daughter, Jillian Dohn of Mount Vernon; his son, Joseph (Janet) Dohn of Mount Vernon; his parents of Cherokee Village, Ark.; his sister, Cindy Dohn of Cherokee Village, Ark.; and two brothers, Robert (Gail) Dohn of Monett, Mo., and Thomas Dohn of Batesville, Ark.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Mary Katherine Dohn.
Friends may call Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, where funeral service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Dr. David Baker will officiate. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050. This obituary and online condolences are at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
June B. Gray
MOUNT VERNON — June Beatrice Gray, 75, of Chesterville died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at the Morrow County Hospital.
She was born Oct. 22, 1929, in LaRue, the daughter of Frank Reed and Jennie Dell (Williams) Wright. Before her retirement she worked as a breakfast cook at the Morrow County Manor in Chesterville and at ITT in Galion working in the mailroom.
She is survived by her husband, Carl Taylor Gray, who she married July 4, 1947; two daughters, Kathy (Larry) Weiler and Connie (Sandy) Beckel, both of Chesterville; two sons, Mike of Galion and Jeff of Chesterville; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Dorothy Jones; and three brothers, Francis, Bernard and Paul Wright.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Craven funeral Home on North Main Street in Mount Gilead, where there will be an 11 a.m. service on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
HOWARD — Harvey L. Hershberger, 75, of 7760 McLarnen Road, Howard, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 27, 1928, in Wayne County to Levi J. and Sovilla B. (Weaver) Hershberger. On Nov. 22, 1951, he was married to Iva W. Miller. He was a member of the Old Order Amish.
He is survived by his wife, Iva; seven sons, Levi, William, Harvey and Peter, all of Howard, Benjamin of Gambier, David of Loyal, Wis., and Menno of Walhonding; three daughters, Lizzie Hershberger of Walhonding, Anna (Jacob) Hershberger of Gambier and Cevilla (Henry) Yoder of Walhonding; 66 grandchildren; one brother, Levi of Shreve; and three sisters, Lizzie (Dan) Hershberger and Lovina (Rudy) Slabach of Canton, Minn., and Mary (John) Miller of Dundee.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Enos, Ben, Joe, Eli and Menno; and a grandson.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the home. Andy P. Swartzentruber will officiate. Burial will be in Hershberger Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the home anytime. The Fisher Funeral Home in Danville assisted the family with arrangements.
CENTERBURG — Genevieve Kowalski, 60, of Centerburg, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004.
She was born Jan. 3, 1944, in Belmont and had lived in the Centerburg area for several years.
Genevieve was preceded in death by her mother, Wanda Gertrude Kowalski.
Private graveside service will be held in Eastview Cemetery at Centerburg. Arrangements are under the care and direction or the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
This obituary is online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
FRAZEYSBURG — Anne McKee, 59, of Stow died Oct. 23, 2004 at the Robinson Memorial Hospital, Ravenna.
She was born Feb. 2, 1945, in Mount Vernon, the daughter of Chester C. and Audrey R. (Nethers) McKee, and was a 1963 graduate of Union High School. She was also a graduate of Kent State University with her master’s in education. She was a retired elementary teacher with 30 years of service in the Kent City Schools. Ms. McKee was a member of Christian Education and she was moderator of the Women’s Association.
Surviving are her aunts and uncles, Roy and Lois McKee of Frazeysburg; Grace McKee of Zanesville, and Helen McKee of Bladensburg; cousins, Mike and Hazel McDonough of Naples, Fla., Jean and Bert Kinsey of Frazeysburg, Eleanor and Neil Fujita of Waverly, George and Nancy McKee of Cincinnati, Lester and Helen McKee of Bladensburg and Nancy and Wayne Yost of Indiana, Pa.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her aunts and uncles, Bryce and Charles McKee, Doris McDonough and Arnold Nethers.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Hanover Presbyterian Church, with the Revs. Alec MacDougall and Karen Brostrom-O’Brien officiating. Burial will be in Frazeysburg Cemetery. Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home of Frazeysburg has been entrusted with arrangements.
For additional information or to sign an Online Memorial Guest Book, visit www.vocfh.com and click on “obituaries.”
MOUNT VERNON — Herbert V. McKinstry, 75, of Mount Vernon died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at his residence.
Herb was born April 6, 1929, in Dayton to Herbert D. and Edna L. (Sebach) McKinstry. He spent most of his lifetime in the Mount Vernon area graduating from Mount Vernon High School in 1946. Herb was a Navy Corpsman during the Korean War on the USS Massey, in hospitals at Philadelphia and at Corona, Calif.
He was employed for 37 years at the Chattanooga Glass Co. in Mount Vernon as a maintenance journeyman. Herb loved helping people with home construction, electrical work and woodworking. He attended the First Baptist church in Mount Vernon. Herb had a great love of people, dogs, cats and all animals; and had volunteered at the Knox County Cat Shelter with maintenance help.
Surviving are his adopted son, Larry (Judy) McKinstry of Canton; three grandchildren, Kerry McKinstry, Patrick McKinstry and Shawn McKinstry, all of Canton; his sister, Linda Cochran of Mount Vernon; niece, Christy Cochran; two nephews, Kelly Cochran and Corey Cochran; close cousin, Henry Sebach; friends, Henderson Butcher, Rae Ann Butcher, Logan Butcher and Charlotte Gerstel.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly, on Oct. 19, 2004.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, where friends may call two hours before the funeral. The Rev. Bob Hendrix will officiate. Burial, with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veteran Council, will follow in Mound View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Heartland Hospice or to the charity of the donor’s choice. This obituary and online condolences are at www.snyderfuneralhomes.