WELLINGTON — Lois Marie Ingram, 72, of Wellington died May 8, 2005, at E.M.H. Regional Medical Center.
She was born July 15, 1932, in Elyria to Henry John and Helen Ann (Juchem) Geiermann. She grew up in North Ridgeville where she was a 1950 graduate of North Ridgeville High School. Mrs. Ingram has lived in Huntington Township for the past 43 years. She drove school bus for Black River School and Wellington School Systems, and drove bus for Lorain County Metro Parks. She loved to crochet and enjoyed her family.
She is survived by five daughters, Marilyn (Thomas) Springborn of Lagrange, Carolyn M. Sparks of Mount Vernon, Cathy A. (James B.) McClaflin of New London, Christy L. (Gary W.) Sparks of Loudonville and Jacqueline (Jerry M.) Filko of Wakeman; seven grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and a sister, Janet (Roger) Powell of Lagrange.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, James J. Ingram, in 1996.
Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St., New London, where funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Huntington Cemetery.
MOUNT VERNON — Wilma Johnson, 88, of Oakway Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
She was born Aug. 5, 1916, in Knox County to Carl and Effie (McKinstry) Hulse. Wilma enjoyed nothing more than spending quality time with her family and friends or walking at the local YMCA.
She is survived by a son, John (Karen Hauptstueck) Johnson of Huber Heights; two daughters, Patsy (Fred) Campbell of Mount Vernon and Janet (Ike) Coe of Bradenton, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles Hulse of Reynoldsburg; and two sisters, June Magers of Galion and Barbara Jean (James) Goudy of Mount Vernon.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Brice Johnson; a daughter, Virginia Johnson; and two brothers, Hoy and Russell Hulse.
Friends may call Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, where a funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. The Rev. Jamie Gump will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery at Fredericktown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 253 E. Church St., Marion, OH 43302. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Lon J. Rine
MOUNT VERNON — Lon J. Rine, 64, of North Gay Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2005, at the MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield.
He was born May 17, 1940, in Mount Vernon to Frank A. and Dorothy Lucille (Banbury) Rine Jr. Mr. Rine retired from the Mount Vernon Police Department in 1990 after 25 years of service. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, Eagles Fraternal Order, VFW Post 4027, AMVETS Post 95, and the Grace Brethren Church in Mount Vernon. Mr. Rine was a veteran serving in the U.S. Air Force from 1959 to 1963. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his loving wife of over 40 years, Sharon (Nelson) Rine; a daughter, Jolynn Bryant of Mount Vernon; a grandson, Scott Joseph Robert Bryant of Mount Vernon; and two sisters, Nancy Rine of Savannah, Ga., and Claudia Rine Branstool of Charlotte, N.C.
Mr. Rine was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Alma Mae Blanton.
Friends may call Thursday, May 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the service on Friday. A service will be held Friday beginning at 11 a.m. at the Grace Brethren Church. Pastors John Bryant and Gordon Harmon will officiate. Burial, with military honors provided by Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family and left at the funeral home. This obituary and guest registry can be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.