Edna S. Eisma
BLADENSBURG — Edna S. Eisma, 86, of Bladensburg died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Auburn Health Care.
She was born on Jan. 9, 1919, in Richland, Iowa, to Matthias and Luanna (Gross) Greiner. She was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church.
She is survived by her son, William (Linda) Eisma of Gambier; two daughters, Mary Wood of Poulsbo, Wash., and Barbara (Larry) Smith of Tinton Falls, N.J.; three grandchildren, Michelle Stewart and Mark (Andrea) Eisma, both of Columbus, and Maria (Jim) Nussbaum of Mount Vernon; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harold (Dorothy) and Francis (Judy) Greiner, both of Sogourney, Iowa; two sisters-in-law, Ellen Eisma of Seattle, Wash., and Lies Endel of Amsterdam, Netherlands; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald W. Eisma (May 28, 2005); a son-in-law, G.D. Wood; and two brothers-in-law, John and Henry Eisma.
There will be no calling hours. The family will observe private services. The Harris-Dilley Funeral Home of Bladensburg assisted the family with the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made in Edna’s name to Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department, Bladensburg, OH 43005. This obituary along with an online registry page may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Carlos R. Geiger
ZANESVILLE — Carlos R. Geiger, 88, 201 Lakeside Drive, Apartment 27, New Concord, died at 6:50 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at Genesis Hospice, Zanesville.
He was born June 20, 1917, in Perry Township, Muskingum County, a son of Marion C. and Jennie Bowman Geiger. He retired in May 1982 as an employee of Muskingum College. He was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, serving in China, Burma and India. He was a member of the VFW of Zanesville and Seneca Sam Camping Club.
He is survived by his wife, Rhea Lacy Geiger, whom he married Dec. 7, 1935; two sons, Robert (Laura) Geiger of Gnadenhutten and David (Leah) Geiger of Mount Vernon; one daughter, Phyllis Reasoner of New Concord; sister, Bertha Mason of Zanesville; brothers, Wayne of Zanesville, Ralph of Frederick, Md., and Dale of Hilliard; six grandchildren, Krista (Doug) Boylan, Greg (Alicia) Geiger, Lori (James) Krych, Robert D. Geiger, Julia Geiger and Jennifer (Brian) Meineke; great-grandchildren, Anne Marie Boylan, Andrea Boylan, Zachary Geiger, Olivia Siniff and Trayton Krych; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and one brother, Charles Geiger, are deceased.
Visitation will be today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Mock-Miller Funeral Home, 63 W. Main St., New Concord. Service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Pastor Doug Winner and the Rev. Tom Houston officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, New Concord.
Memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice, 713 Forest Ave., Zanesville OH 43701-9963.
FREDERICKTOWN — Lois Lester of Mermarry Street, Fredericktown, passed away Oct. 3, 2005, at her residence. The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is in charge of arrangements.
Joe C. Stutz
DANVILLE — Joseph Charles Stutz Jr., 70, of Harrisburg Road, Danville, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at his residence.
He was born July 23, 1935, to Joseph C. . and Pearl (Chenevey) Stutz Sr. He served in the Army with anti-aircraft in Hanford, Wash., and Germany. On May 7, 1960, he was married to Martha L. Mickley. He was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville, and a 3rd Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus. He was a lifetime member of the National Farmers Organizaton and the Kights of Columbus Council 910.
He is survived by his wife, Martha; four sons, Gregory C. (Diane) Stutz, Jeffrey A. (Janet) Stutz, Eric J. (Brenda) Stutz and Aaron P. (Jennifer) Stutz, all of Danville; seven grandchildren; three sisters, Marcella (Peter) Drakulich of Alliance, Genevieve (Sam) Gasbarre of Richfield and Mary (Charles) Williams of Massillon; two brothers, Walter (Eva) Stutz of Wooster and Loran (Shirley) Stutz of Lore City; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 11 a.m. at St. Luke. The Rev. F. Richard Snoke will be the celebrant. Burial will be in St. Luke Cemetery. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the church, with an 8 p.m. wake service.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Sanctuary, 302 S. Market St., Danville. OH 43014. The Fischer Funeral Home is handling arrangements. This obituary can be viewed on-line at fischerfuneralhome.com.
Will ‘Jamie’ Whaley
FREDERICKTOWN — Will D. “Jamie” Whaley, 31, of Quaker Road, Fredericktown, passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born Oct. 6, 1973, in Mount Vernon. Will was employed with the Lowe’s store in Ontario. He was a 1992 graduate of Fredericktown High School where he played on the school baseball and football teams. Will was a member of the National FFA and enjoyed golfing and watching the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. He had attended The College of Wooster before graduating in 1999 with a degree in Political Science from The Ohio State University.
He is survived by his loving wife of six years, Beverly (Bowling) Whaley; his father, William (Deborah) Whaley of Fredericktown; his mother, Connie (William) McMurtry of Mount Vernon; a brother, Jason (Tracy) Whaley of Fredericktown; five stepbrothers and sisters; maternal grandparents, Lloyd and Marie Coffing; paternal grandparents, Ann and Earl Newton; mother- and father-in-law, Ray and Sharon Bowling of Shelby, Nora Jean (John) Parsons of Texas; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Will was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, George Whaley; and his maternal great-grandparents, Maurice and Edith Beckley.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church, 123 Columbus Road, Fredericktown, where a funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Christopher Thomas will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fredericktown Athletic Boosters and may be mailed to the funeral home. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.