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Ralph L.  Myers
(8/15/2018)
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Funeral:
Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Faith Lutheran Church, Mt. Vernon


Ralph L. Myers, 92, of Loudonville passed away Wednesday afternoon, August 15, 2018 in Knox Community Hospital. Ralph was born in Mt. Vernon on Jan. 20, 1926 to the late Earl and Torris (Geary) Myers. He was a 1944 graduate of Homer High School and had lived in northern Knox County most of his life. He was a 37-year employee of Columbia Gas Transmission Co., (formerly Ohio Fuel Gas Co.) where he worked at Brown Station in Knox County and Weaver Station near Lucas, retiring in 1981. Ralph was an avid fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland Browns, and the Cleveland Indians. He enjoyed woodworking, plumbing, watching the deer, hummingbirds, and other wildlife near his home but he loved the time he spent mowing his lawn.

Ralph is survived by two sons: Charles Myers of rural Loudonville and Dan Myers of Mt. Vernon; five sisters: Phyllis Ashton of Alva, OK, Lois (John) Keene of Seguine, TX, Joan (Bob) Noll of Homer, Janis (John) Prather of Johnstown, and Carol Kay Bishop of Croton; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Ruth Deane Myers; second wife, Betty Jean Cunningham Myers; third wife, Margie Riggs Myers; his son, William E. Thomas; and two brothers: Owen and James “Danny” Myers.

Celebration of his Christian life will be held Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Faith Lutheran Church, 170 Mansfield Ave., Mt. Vernon, with Rev. Mark Wildermuth officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Muskingum County, OH. There will be no visitation. The LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE is honored to be assisting the Myers family with services.




 
Herbert W. “Herb” Brown
(8/14/2018)
Visitation:
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 until 12:00 Noon
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 Noon
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Herbert W. "Herb" Brown, 87, of Mansfield, died at his home on Tuesday afternoon, August 14, 2018 after a courageous and dignified 18-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Herb was born October 2, 1930 in Augusta, OH, the son of the late Luther and Ruby L. (Buss) Brown. After moving to Perrysville at a young age, he was a star basketball player and a 1949 graduate of Perrysville High School. Herb served in the US Army during the Korean conflict and was a tremendously patriotic man believing in all the things his country stood for. Following his military service, Herb attended Ashland College where he was a member of the 1954 undefeated Hungry Hounds football team. That team was later inducted into the Ashland County Sports Hall of Fame. Herb worked hard to provide for his family and had unconditional love for his wife of 60 years, Arnola, and was an amazing Dad to his daughter, Terri. Herb was a machinist for many years working first for the National Cylinder Gas Company and later with The Ohio Brass Company, and in 1995 he retired from Tyco/Hartman Electric.

Herb attended St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Mansfield and was a life member of VFW Post 8586, Perrysville, and a member of McVay American Legion Post 16 of Mansfield. He was an avid fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes, the Cleveland Indians, and Cleveland Browns. Herb thoroughly enjoyed his many trips to Minnesota for fishing and visiting family.

He met his wife, Arnola L. (Bock) Brown while both were working at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati and they were married on Dec. 14, 1957 in Bemidji, MN. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Henry Spenard of Mansfield; three grandsons: Jason (Lavonne) Stumbaugh of San Antonio, TX, Jesse (Brooke) Stumbaugh of Norwalk, IA, and Justin (Lyndsey) Spenard of Owings, MD; five great-grandchildren: Caden, Kinsley, Taylor, and Skylar Stumbaugh, and Brie Spenard; and one brother: Joe (Julia) Brown of Perrysville. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Kenneth Brown in 1988; and his brother, Jack Brown.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 12:00 Noon in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Bonnie Peltomaa officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville with military honors by the VFW and American Legion. Friends may call from 11-12 on Saturday (1 hr. prior) in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 833 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607.




 
Pauline W.  Conrad
(8/7/2018)
Visitation:
Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time: 12:00 until 1:00 pm
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Pauline W. Conrad, 96, of Loudonville died Tuesday morning, August 7, 2018 in McMullen Assisted Care, Loudonville. She was born May 26, 1922 in Knox County and was the daughter of the late Ora and Icie Mae Halteman Workman. Pauline was a Danville-Loudonville area resident all of her life and a 1940 graduate of Danville High School. She worked as an accounts payable clerk for the Flxible Company of Loudonville for more than 31 years, retiring in July of 1983. Pauline was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Loudonville and enjoyed sewing, quilting, knitting and reading. Following her retirement, she and her husband traveled throughout all fifty states, Canada, Austria, Switzerland, and Germany. On September 28, 1945 she married William D. Conrad and he died on April 21, 1999.

Pauline is survived by her daughter: Pamela (Stan) Pattison of Batavia; her son: Steven (Beth) Conrad of Ashland; three grandchildren: Cory (Sara) Pattison, Nick (Jen) Pattison, and Amanda (Nick) Linthicum; and three great-grandchildren: Shelbi Pattison, Connor Pattison, and William Pattison; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her brother, Dwight Workman; and three sisters: Juanita Workman, Leota Pribble, and Janet Motz.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 at 1:00 PM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Howard Burnett, Chaplain of McMullen Assisted Care, officiating. Burial will follow in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday one hour prior to services (12-1) in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to Zion Lutheran Church, 222 East Main St., Loudonville, OH 44842.




 
Ethan  Dahl
(8/6/2018)
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Ethan Dahl, 17, of Burnet, Texas passed away unexpectedly Monday, August 6, 2018 from an extremely rare infection of his heart. Ethan was born June 8, 2001 in Medina, TX and would have begun his junior year of high school. He was an excellent (straight A’s) student who wanted to go to a trade school to become a plumber. Ethan taught himself to play the electric guitar and was also a good artist. He loved driving around in his truck and hanging out with his friends.

Ethan is survived by his father, Jason Dahl, (a former Loudonville High School graduate); his younger brother: Aaron Dahl; his sister and brother-in-law: Darian and Travis Page and their twin sons: Owen and Cohen; his grandparents, Norman & Betty Dahl of Perrysville; his Uncle James and Aunt Darlis and cousin Tristin Dahl, all of Perrysville.




 
Virginia Page “Ginny” Walker
(8/5/2018)
Visitation:
Date: Thursday, August 09, 2018
Time: 10:00 until 11:00 am
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Thursday, August 09, 2018
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Location: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Shiloh



Virginia “Ginny” Page Walker, 96, passed away at her Loudonville home on Sunday, August 5, 2018 only two days shy of her 97th birthday surrounded by loving family. She was born in Mansfield and was the daughter of George Reed and Helen (Shields) Page. Ginny was a 1940 graduate of Ashland High School and enjoyed working in the Women’s Millinery Department of the Home Company in Ashland during her younger years. Ginny married Keith Bowen in 1943 during WWII where he was killed in action in Reipertswiller, France while serving in the US Army.

In 1947 Ginny married Rexford Matthews and spent many years as a homemaker, an active Den Mother for the Boy Scouts, and also as a Brownie Troop Leader. She served with the First United Methodist Church Women’s League, assisting with many church dinners and other church activities. Ginny also was involved in the Harry Higgins Post #88 of the American Legion, serving in many capacities. She was a dog lover that raised and trained many different dogs over the years.

In later years, Ginny married Richard “Dick” Walker and they resided in Loudonville. They enjoyed many years of traveling and visiting family across the country, including Canada, Florida, New Mexico, and Las Vegas. She referred to those as the ‘carefree years’. Ginny developed hobbies of flower gardening and photography, earning several ribbons during the Loudonville Fair. Following Richard’s death, she enjoyed watching the wildlife and nature’s bounties provided at her home accompanied by her faithful dog, “Shuga” and an adopted cat “Hally”.

Ginny is survived by her daughter and son-in-law who were her primary caregivers for many years, Beth Matthews (Tony) Sanchez of Ashland; grandchildren: Zachary (Angie) Kramer, Jamie Kramer, Rosemary Kramer (Jason Bridges), Lisa Bowen Simpson and Lori Bowen Reinbolt; great-grandchildren: Austin and Owen Kramer, Zoe and Ada Bridges, and Austin Miller; several nieces and nephews with special thanks to Jim and Marge Page; one sister: Jane (Leo) Anatra; one step-son: Tom (Linda) Walker; one step-daughter-in-law: Kathy Walker; and step-grandchildren: Amanda Walker, Rick Walker, and Tim Walker. She was preceded in death by her parents, three husbands: Keith Bowen, Rexford Matthews, and Richard Walker; one son, Sanford Bowen; a step-son, Tim Walker; two brothers: David and Jack Page; and one sister: Rosemary Harrington.

Ginny was an intelligent and vivacious woman who loved life and entertaining folks over all the years. She will be missed dearly by her family and many friends.

Private graveside services will be held Thursday, August 9th in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Shiloh with Rev. John Wannamaker officiating. Friends are invited to call Thursday from 10-11 AM in Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville. Memorial contributions may be given to the Friends of the Library, 122 E. Main Street, Loudonville, OH 44842, or LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691, or Harry Higgins Post #88 American Legion, 1336 Claremont Ave., Ashland, OH 44805. Ginny’s family would like to thank LifeCare Hospice for their excellent care and extend a special thank you to Elsie, Loretta, Connie, Linda, and Ona, the caregivers who assisted with Ginny’s home care during her last days.




 
Arthur Paul  Cok
(8/4/2018)
Visitation:
Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time: 10:00 until 11:00 am
Location: Willard Christian Reformed Church

Funeral:
Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Willard Christian Reformed Church


Arthur Paul Cok, 82, of Willard died Saturday morning, August 4, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. Paul was born July 12, 1936 in Celeryville and was the son of the late Ben and Catherine (Cramer) Cok. He was a lifelong Willard area resident and 1954 graduate of Willard High School. Paul was a 25-year driver for K & P Trucking Company, retiring in 2010. Previously he had worked ten years with Holthouse Farms, had operated a Frito-Lay route, and had worked 20 years for the Muck Crops Branch of The Ohio State University in Celeryville. Paul attended the Willard Christian Reformed Church serving as a Deacon, as an Elder, and as a Sunday School teacher. He was active with the Willard Athletic Boosters while his children were in school and enjoyed woodworking.

Paul is survived by his wife, Marilyn S. (Hershiser) Cok, whom he married August 12, 1953; two sons: Dean A. Cok of Gulf Shores, AL, and Rodney (Mary) Cok of Willard; one daughter: Karen (Don) Snoeyink of Alto, MI; 14 grandchildren: Shane Cok, Melissa Cok, Ashley (Jake) Holmer, Adam (Erica Dickman) Cok, Alycia Cok, Caytlyn Cok, Austin Snoeyink, Mikaela Cok, Caleb Snoeyink, Kayleigh Cok, Andrew Cok, Alyse Cok, Jacob Cok, and Dakota Cok; eight great-grandchildren: six great-great-grandchildren; one brother: Earl (Jan) Cok of Willard; and one sister: Marilyn Gjeltma of Gallup, NM. He was preceded in death by parents; his son, Bradley J. Cok; four brothers: Ralph, Stanley, Allen, and Marvin Cok; and two sisters: Audrey Fridsma and Dorothy VanderSluis.

Celebration of Life Services will be held Saturday, August 11, at 11:00 AM in the Willard Christian Reformed Church with Pastor Terrence Visser officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, New Haven at a later date. Friends may visit with the Cok family Saturday morning from 10-11 AM at the Church. Memorial contributions may be given to the Celeryville Christian School, 4180 Broadway Road, Willard, OH 44890. LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, Loudonville is honored to be assisting the Cok family.



 
Helen Smith Bowman  Milne
(6/26/2018)
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Funeral:
Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Loudonville Cemetery


Helen Smith Bowman Milne, 99, passed away peacefully at her home in Lake Havasu City, AZ on June 26, 2018 after a short illness. She was born March 5, 1919 in Ashland County, the first daughter of Walter C. and Mae Smith. She grew up on the family farm and by the age of seven was in charge of baking the daily bread, standing on a chair to do her chores. Helen was very proud of her service in security during WWII. She loved animals and had many pets including a raccoon, a ferret and birds which she sold to traveling circuses. Helen was an avid and talented quilter and jewelry maker, as well as playing cards wherever she could find a game. Helen was active in the community with the Gem and Mineral Society, the Republican Women’s Society and the Lake Havasu Historical Society.

Helen is survived by a cousin, Maxine Stafford and her family; two nieces: Virginia (Fred) Mosher of Ashland and Rose (Ron) Schulson of Oregon, OH; one nephew: Stuart (Julianne) Smith of Poland, OH and their families; as well as the extended Milne family in Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband: Howard Bowman, with whom she moved to Alameda, CA at the beginning of World War II and then to Lake Havasu, AZ in 1974; her second husband: Leonard Milne, whom she married in 1987 and with whom she shared 18 years of marriage; three brothers Walter “Pete” Smith Jr., Kenneth Smith, and Herschel Smith, and two sisters: Virginia and Frances.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm in Loudonville Cemetery with Rev. Julianne D. Smith officiating. The LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE is assisting the family with local arrangements. A Celebration of Life Service was held previously at the Lake Havasu Senior Center in Arizona.




 
 
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