Debra M. Schonauer
MOUNT VERNON — Debra Marlene Schonauer, 55, of Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, passed away at her home on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, with her family at her side.
She was born on Jan. 3, 1950, in Bellevue to Malcom and Mary (Heistand) Ford. Debra was a member of the Christ the King Community Church near Fredericktown, Concerned Women for America, and was active with numerous Christian organizations. Debbie loved to garden, herbs and flowers, and home decorate.
She is survived by her husband of over 19 years, James Schonauer; two daughters, Charity Schonauer of Mount Vernon and Shannon (Tony) Jones of Texas City, Texas; two sons, Sean (Bev) McFerren of Houston, Texas, and Aubrey (Tiffany) Williams of Naples, Fla.; two stepsons, Chris (Lisa) Schonauer of Mount Dora, Fla., and Jeff Schonauer of Wilmington, N.C.; two stepdaughters, Michele (Vladimir) Alavirevic of Madison, Tenn., and Heather (Phillip) Drew of Wilmington, N.C.; 13 grandchildren; a sister, Jean (Butch) Miller of Freemont; and an aunt, Donna Adkins of Westerville.
Debra was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; and a sister, Shari Luft.
Friends may call on Friday, Aug. 12, from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Christ the King Community Church, where funeral service will be Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. The Rev. Lucian Baker will officiate. Burial will follow in North Fork Cemetery. These arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry can be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Dale K. Squires
CHESTERVILLE — Dale K. Squires, 83, of Township Road 175, Chesterville, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, in Morrow County Hospital.
He was a lifelong Chesterville area resident where he was born Nov. 11, 1921, the son of Mack and Imo (Kempton) Squires. He graduated from Chesterville High School in 1939 and served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. Dale was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who operated a family farm. He was a member of the Chesterville United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Belva (Jenkins) Squires, whom he married July 12, 1947; three daughters, Sue (Ray) Majdecki of Orland Hills, Ill., Sandy (Paul) Posey of Ashville, and Jodi (Marvin) Obert of Centerburg; six grandchildren, Mark, Craig, Jason, Kris, Stacie and Matthew; three great-grandchildren, Samantha, Madison and Sydney; a brother, Ralph (Loraine) Squires of Engles, Fla.; and a sister, Mary Alice Loveridge of Melbourne, Fla.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Patricia, a stepsister, Marie Monette; and his stepmother, Margaret Squires.
Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Gilead, where the Revs. Jeannie Winters and Joe Sopher will conduct funeral service on Friday, Aug. 12, 2005, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery at Chesterville.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
William F. Stone
CENTERBURG — William F. Stone, 78, of Centerburg, formerly of Columbus, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005, at home.
He was a retired pressman with National Graphic Printing Co., and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Stone was a member of F&AM York Lodge 563, AMVETS Post 89, Moose Lodge 11, Fraternal Order of Eagles of Buckeye Lake, Dudes and Dolls Square Dance Club and Linden Baptist Church; and was a lifetime member of Printers Union P-62.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Elizabeth; daughters, Constance Cohagan and Bonnie (Gary) Dial; grandchildren, Wendy (Jason) Tucker, Christopher B. Dial, Brandie M. Dial and Broc E. Dial; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; two brothers; and in-laws, Ben and Margie Hakes.
The funeral will be Friday, Aug. 12, at at 1 p.m. at Rutherford-Corbin Funeral Home, 515 High St., Worthington, where friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Friday. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Special thank you to Hospice of Knox County.