Lose Only Daughter
Dorothy Smith Ehrman Dies In Cleveland Hospital
Mrs. Dorothy Smith Ehrman, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Smith of New Oberlin, died in Huron Road Hospital, Cleveland, late Monday afternoon. Mrs. Ehrman suffered a cerebral hemorrhage on August 16 and was rushed to the hospital. Later her parents were assured that her condition was improving; but on Monday she was stricken with two other attacks.
Mrs. Ehrman had spent nearly all her life in New Oberlin. She was a graduate of [Oberlin High School in 1922 and of] the Oberlin Kindergarten Training School and taught in Columbus following her graduation. She is survived by her husband and small son Richard, her parents, and one brother, Leo Smith of Elyria.
Funeral services will be held in Elyria Thursday morning with burial in the Elyria cemetery.
The body will be brought to the Smith home at New Oberlin on Wednesday afternoon and will remain there until Thursday morning.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, August 27, 1940, p. 1.

Carlisle Teacher [Grace Ehrman], 56, Dies

Mrs. Grace Ellen Ehrman [nee Prindle], 56, second grade teacher at East Carlisle School, was dead on arrival in Elyria Memorial Hospital at 4:45 p.m. yesterday. Mrs. Ehrman, wife of John, 340 High St., had been ill for several weeks.
She was born in LaPorte, Jan. 10, 1905, and was a graduate of [OHS in 1925 and of] Oberlin College. She was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist.
Surviving besides her husband is a daughter, Miss Ellen Ehrman.
Services will be tomorrow at 2 p.m. in the Sudro-Curtis Funeral Home, with Ralph Pitkin reading the service. Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home.
The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Tuesday, June 6, 1961, p. 1B.

Mona G. EilandMona G. Eiland

Mona G. Eiland (nee Spotts) of Lorain, formerly of Oberlin, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain after a long illness. She was 66.
Born March 27, 1940, in Lewisburg, W.Va., she lived in Oberlin [where she graduated from high school in 1959] until moving to Lorain 11 years ago. She was known to family and friends as Mother Mona. She was a member of the Martha Chapter #35 OES and Daughter of I.S.I.S. She enjoyed playing cards, shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Mrs. Eiland is survived by her husband, John Eiland Sr.; son, John Eiland Jr. of Lorain; step-daughters Charise Richardson of Cleveland, Andrea Grady of Jefferson, Ohio, and Katherine Napler of California; two grandsons, three step-granddaughters, and one step-great-granddaughter; brother, Craig A. Spotts of Oberlin; sisters Roberta E. Garcia and Sheila A. Ross, both of Oberlin and Lynn O. Higginbotham of Columbus, and a host of aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert A. and Alice Elizabeth (nee Robinson) Spotts; and one step-granddaughter.
Services were Friday at Rust United Methodist Church. Burial was at Westwood Cemetery.
Cowling Funeral Home handled local arrangements.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, October 17, 2006, p. 2.

Frances Eisenhauer, 73

Westboro - Frances (Spelbrink) Eisenhauer, 73, of The Willows, 1 Lyman St., died Wednesday in the University of Massachusetts Hospital, Worcester.
Her husband, Robert Eisenhauer, died in 1986. She leaves two sons, Lawrence Eisenhauer of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., and Eric Eisenhauer of Lausanne, Switzerland; two daughters, Susan Burdick of Wayland and Christine Eisenhauer of Newton; two sisters, Helen Schilling in Washington State and Marge Brown in Ohio, and nine grandchildren. She was born in Oberlin, Ohio, a daughter of Frank and Louise Spelbrink and lived in Barrington, R.I., many years before moving to Westboro.
Mrs. Eisenhauer was an administrative assistant in the classics department at Brown University. She was also a bookkeeper for the Lowell Observatory in Arizona.
She was a [1934 graduate of OHS and a] graduate of Oberlin College in Ohio.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at The Willows, 1 Lyman St., with Rev. Dr. Harry R. Flad officiating. Burial will be in Forest Chapel Cemetery in Barrington, R.I. There are no calling hours. The family requests flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to The Willows Residents Association Memorial Fund, The Willows, 1 Lyman St., Westboro 01581. Rand & Harper Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., is directing arrangements.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Worcester, Mass., Saturday, February 2, 1991, p. 23.

Delores E. Ellington
Delores E. Ellington, 42, of Lynn, Mass., formerly of Oberlin, died Aug. 11 of an apparent heart attack.
Born in Oberlin, she was a 1969 graduate of Oberlin High School. She had been employed with the Massachusetts Transit System and in construction trades, all in the Boston area.
Survivors include a son, Warren Honeycut of Boston, and a half-brother, William Miller of Atlanta, Ga.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Beatrice Parker Jenkins; her father, William Miller; and a brother, James Donald.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Westwood Cemetery, with the Rev. A. G. Miller officiating. Cowling Funeral Home handled local arrangements.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, August 24, 1993, p. 2.

Lillie May Ellington
Lillie May Ellington, 55, of Elyria, former Oberlin resident, died at the Cleveland Clinic on Oct. 1, 1999, after a long illness.
Born in Georgetown, Ga., she grew up in Oberlin and graduated from Oberlin High School in 1963. She had lived in Elyria for more than 20 years and had worked as a nurses aid at the Elyria Methodist Home for 20 years.
She is survived by her mother, Mamie Dell Ellington, of Elyria; three brothers, Eddie Ellington and Willie Ellington, both of Elyria, and Donele Ellington of San Antonio, Texas; and a sister, Barbara Ellington of Tampa, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Ellington; and a son, Darryl Conrad Ellington.
Graveside services in Westwood Cemetery will be 11 a.m. today, Oct. 5.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Lorain County, PO Box 1381, Elyria 44036; or to the American Diabetes Association Ohio Affiliate Inc. 937 N. High St., Worthington, OH 43085.
The Cowling Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, October 5, 1999, p. 3.

Fowler Elliot
On April 7, 1950, Mrs. Charles Elliot (Frances Fowler) passed away in the Muirdale Sanatorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Following her [graduation from OHS in 1896 and her] receipt of the A.B. degree from Oberlin in 1902 and her graduation from the kindergarten training school in 1903, Mrs. Elliot taught in the kindergarten school for one year. She then taught in Thomasville, Georgia, for the year preceding her marriage to Charles Elliot, ’04.
She and her husband lived in Colorado, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa and Kansas where Mr. Elliot held Congregational pastorates. Following her husband’s death in 1935 in Kansas City, Kansas, Mrs. Elliot moved to Milwaukee. She had been in the Sanatorium since 1949.
Survivors are two sons, Charles D. and William H., and two sisters, Mary L., ’87, and Lora D., ’00.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, May 1950, p. 25.

Theodore H. Ellis, 78, Built Navy Stations
Special to The New York Times
Summit, N.J., May 27—Theodore Horatio Ellis of Summit, a retired civil engineer, who devoted his professional career largely to the construction and operation of oil refineries, died here yesterday at the age of 78. Many of the fuel-oil stations serving the Navy around the world are of his design and construction, built when he was consulting engineer for fuel-oil stations to the United States Shipping Board.
During the first World War Mr. Ellis served as a captain in the Engineers Corps. He was a life member of the American Society of Civil Engineers; a charter member of Summit Post, American Legion, and Summit Chapter, Old Guard, and a former member of the Sons of the American Revolution.
Born in Oberlin, Ohio, [and an 1884 graduate of OHS,] he was the son of the Rev. Dr. John M. Ellis, a professor at Oberlin College, and Mrs. Ellis.
He leaves a widow, Mrs. Alfreda Brennan Ellis; a son, Bernard T., and two daughters, Mrs. S. W. Fenton and Mrs. Thomas E. McCracken.
The New York Times, New York, N.Y., Monday, May 28, 1945, p. 19.

Hugh Elmer
Hugh Elmer, 87, OC ’31, died December 7, 1996, in Jacksonville, Fla. Born in Turkey, Mr. Elmer [graduated from OHS in 1927,] had lived in Jacksonville for 52 years, and was retired from the Railway Express Agency. Among survivors are his wife of 64 years, Kathleen, two daughters, a son, nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, Summer 1997, p. 38.

Kathleen Elmer, 95 Jacksonville

Kathleen Elmer, a resident of Jacksonville since 1946, died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, in Crystal River, at the age of 95.
She was born Aug. 10, 1908, in Foochow, China, in a small stone cottage near the top of a mountain called Kuliang. She was named Kathleen Cynthia Beard. Her father, Willard L. Beard, was a missionary and principal of a Chinese boys' high school, and her mother, Ellen Kinney Beard, taught English in his school. She was educated in China by missionary wives until the age of 12. Kathleen left China at the age of 12, sailing from Shanghai to Seattle, Wash., with her parents when they returned to the United States on furlough.
She then lived in Oberlin, Ohio, and completed her high school education there [OHS class of 1926]. She met her childhood sweetheart and future husband, Hugh Elmer, in Oberlin.
Following high school, she attended Oberlin College and graduated in 1931 with a degree in music. After graduation she went to Logan, Utah, and taught in a high school for one year. She then returned to Saginaw, Mich., and married Hugh Elmer on Sept. 9, 1932.
They settled in Jacksonville in 1946 and joined the Epperson Memorial Methodist Church. Kathleen became the church organist and she was also very active in other church functions. She continued playing the organ and piano for the church for more than 50 years. In addition to playing the organ and piano for the church, she played for many weddings and other functions. She also wrote numerous songs including songs for individual weddings.
When Epperson Memorial Methodist Church closed, she became a member of the Wesley Fellowship.
She was a member of the PEO Sorority.
In 1988, she and her sister Marjorie, escorted by her niece, Nancy Butte, returned to China for a visit to see their birthplace and childhood home.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Elmer, Dec. 7, 1996; four sisters, Phoebe Beard, Geraldine Beard, Marjorie Butte and Dorothy Newberg; and one brother, Gould Beard.
Survivors include one son, Allen Elmer and wife, Sherry, of Jacksonville; two daughters, Cynthia (Cyndy) Amend and husband, Bob, of New Smyrna Beach, and Jacqueline (Jill) Jackson and husband, Charles, of Crystal River; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Her grandchildren and their spouses are: Adam Elmer and wife, Sandy, Nicole Simmons and husband, Randy, Christopher Elm, Mark Jackson and wife, Jana, Scott Jackson and wife, Della, Laura Peugh and husband, Bill, Robert Amend and wife, Robin, Michael Amend and wife, Diana, and Steve Amend.
Her great-grandchildren are: William Peugh III, Timothy Peugh, Jordan Peugh, James Peugh, Liana Amend, Nathaniel Amend, Rachel Amend, Michaela Amend, Andrew Amend, Megan Amend, Sarah Jackson, Joshua Jackson, Lucas Jackson, Jamie Jackson and Brett Jackson.
Citrus County Chronicle, Crystal River, Florida, May 15, 2004.

Pearl Elmer

Pearl Elmer, 91, of St. Petersburg, died Sunday (Nov. 21, 1993) at St. Petersburg General Hospital. [He was a 1920 graduate of OHS.] Bay Pines Funeral Home, St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg Times, Florida, Wednesday, November 24, 1993, p. 8.

ELVIN - The friends and relatives of Mr. John Borg Elvin, Mr. and Mrs. John Earle Elvin, Mrs. Michael Clark, are invited to attend the funeral of Mr. John Borg Elvin [OHS 1959] Wednesday, September 25, 1968, at 11:30 o'clock at Mikell Chapel of St. Phillips Cathedral, the Very Rev. David B. Collins officiating, Interment, Arlington. H. M. Patterson & Son, Spring Hill,
Atlanta Journal, Atlanta, Georgia, Tuesday, September 24, 1968.

Catherine Beach Ely
Miss Catherine Beach Ely, a writer, who had formerly been a school teacher in Philadelphia, died in a private hospital here yesterday at the age of 63. Miss Ely, who resided at 437 West 121st Street, was born in Oberlin, Ohio [and graduated from OHS in 1888].
Funeral services will be held at Hulberg’s Parlor, 104 West 73d St., Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Interment will be in Oberlin, Ohio.
The New York Times, New York, N.Y., Friday, February 7, 1936, p. 19.
Dies in New York
The body of Miss Catherine Beach Ely, 63, former Oberlin resident, arrived here Saturday for interment at Westwood. A brief service at the grave was conducted by Dr. James A. Richards of First Church. Miss Ely, well known as a writer and educator, died in New York on Thursday. She was graduated from Oberlin College in 1893. Her college work was followed by teaching in small colleges and private schools and by further study in Europe. Miss Ely was the author of “The Modern Tendency in American Painting,” and of a number of special articles. Irving W. Metcalf of Oberlin is a cousin.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, February 11, 1936, p. 1.

Dennis E. Emary
Huntington Township -- Dennis E. Emary, 49, of Huntington Township, died Saturday, May 18, 2002, when a fuel tank he was working on burst.
He was born Sept. 11, 1952, in Elyria.
He graduated from Oberlin High School in 1970 and attended Valparaiso College in Indiana.
Emary, a journeyman toolmaker, had been employed at Bendix Corporation in Elyria and the former Gilford Instrument Laboratories, Oberlin. For the last 21 years he was owner and operator of the Huntington Hardwood Lumber Co.
He was a member of St. Patrick Church, Wellington.
Survivors include his wife, Denise; son, Bryan E. Emary of Sterling Heights, Mich.; daughter, Rebecca L. Smith of North Ridgeville; stepson, Andrew J. Dansco of Huntington Township; two grandchildren; his parents, Robert J. and Florence M. Emary of Wakeman; brother, David E. Emary of St. Paul, Neb.; and sisters, Deborah E. Schuster of Chardon and Dale E. Neale of Crestline.
Funeral Mass will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, 512 N. Main St., Wellington, with the Rev. James J. Reymann, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to National Arbor Day Foundation, Trees in Memory Program, 211 N. 12th St., Lincoln, Neb. 68508.
The Morning Journal, Lorain, Ohio, Wednesday, May 22, 2002.

John Emerich
John [Michael Emerich], a six and a half year lung transplant survivor, passed away at home, surrounded by his family, Friday, February 1, 2013, of skin cancer. He was born in Lorain July 8, 1946, to Francis and Ann (Sislowski) Emerich. He was a lifetime resident of New Russia Township and lived at the family farm for 60 years. John met his wife, Judy (Cobb) at the Lorain County Fair and they were married in Columbus, February 11, 1967.
John has been a lifelong active member of his community. He grew up involved in Lorain County 4-H, Lorain County Farm Bureau Youth Activities and The Grange. He became President of the Ohio State Jr. Fair during his last year of 4-H. He was a Lorain County Jr. Fair King and was the first Steer Club Member to win both Grand and Reserve Champion in the same year at the Lorain County Fair. John was a member of Lorain County’s Farm Bureau Youth Team that won the National Safety Contest in Chicago. He finished his 4-H career as an Advisor for the Trail Blazers 4-H Club for 25 years. John was well known in college and for many years after for his Square Dance Calling.
John graduated from Oberlin High School in 1964 and then attended The Ohio State University and graduated with a BS from the College of Agriculture in 1969. Upon graduation, he became an insurance adjuster for State Farm Insurance for 10 years and then an Independent Insurance Agent for Hovey Kaiser Ins. Agency. John became the owner of Emerich-Hammond Ins. Agency in Lorain, which he owned until he became ill with pulmonary fibrosis in 2004. He sold his agency to Ryan St. Marie Insurance in 2005 and continued to work there through December 2012. He was a member and Past President of the Lorain County Independent Insurance Agents. In 2012, he received The Old Man on the Fence Award from Westfield Insurance for being a 25 Year Agent.
John was a lifelong member of Oberlin Sacred Heart Church. He was a member and Past President of the Oberlin Exchange Club and The Pinecrest Hunt Club in Wakeman, Ohio. He also belonged to The Northern Lights Snowmobile Club and The Oberlin Golf Club. John and his son, John Jr., won the Oberlin Golf Club Member/Guest Golf Event in July 2007-one year after his lung transplant. This truly was one of his proudest moments! He was also a member of the United Polish Club in Elyria, OH and the Elyria Elks Club.
John served as a Trustee of New Russia Township and was a key force in the secession of the NRT from the city of Oberlin to bring about self government in the Township. He was a member of many committees in the Township, including Zoning, Zoning Board of Appeals and lastly, on the Land Use Committee. He has been involved for over 40 years with his Township.
John was elected to the Lorain County Fair Board in 1969 and began serving with a passion in 1970. He has been a department head for many departments over the years including Pony Show, Demo Derby, Security and Emergency (Lorain County Deputy Sheriff on the Lorain County Fairgrounds) and his specialty the Harness Racing. He was Past President in 1986. He was the recipient of the C.L. Hill Memorial Award in 1986 for his dedication and service to the Lorain County Fair, one of the true loves of his life. His last meeting was this January.
John loved the outdoors, which included his favorite hobbies of golfing, hunting, fishing, walking in the woods, and enjoying the beauty of a good Ohio snow storm. And his life was always brighter when he was accompanied by his dogs. His other passion was cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes.
John and Judy spent three winters camping in Mission, Texas and two winters in Bartow, Florida. They traveled to many National Parks with friends. Trips to Hawaii, Alaska, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Mt. Ranier and British Columbia were special. John was a member and Past President of the Country Roads Camping Club.
John is preceded in death by parents, Francis and Ann Emerich; in-laws, Jim and Jean Cobb; and brother-in-law, Doug Ingram.
John is survived by his wife, Judy (Cobb); and his children; daughters, JoLayne (George) Gilmore and their children, Skylar and Skyanne of Baytown, Texas, Jennifer (Santino) Davis [OHS ‘88] and twins, Peyton and Kendall of Gahanna, Ohio, Jayme (Eric) Green [OHS ‘90] and son Nathan of Wickliffe, and son, John Jr, (Erin) [OHS ‘91] and children, Day, Emily and Reed of Oberlin. His sister Ann Emerich Ingram [OHS ‘66] recently moved back to Ohio from Arizona. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Dr. James Cobb and his wife, Joan of Oberlin, and sister-in-law, Darlene Cobb of Port Clinton. John was also a special uncle to many nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces.
Visitation will be at New Russia Township Hall on Butternut Ridge Road, in Oberlin, Monday, February 4, 2013, from 2 until 8 P.M. A Memorial Mass will be held Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oberlin, with Father Robert Cole officiating. Burial will be in New Russia Township Cemetery, Oberlin.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to: Friends of Lorain County Junior Fair, In Memory of John Emerich, P.O. Box 732, LaGrange, OH 44050, or Lorain County Fair Building Fund, In Memory of John Emerich, 23000 Fairgrounds Road, Wellington, OH 44090.
Online condolences may be made to www.cowlingfuneralhomeoh.com

The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Saturday, February 02, 2013.

 Margaret Stenger Engelhart
Margaret “Margo” Stenger Engelhart, [OC ’29, died] May 13, 1994, in Seal Beach, CAlif., at 85. [She graduated from OHS in 1925.] Her Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio,.B. was in sociology; she also earned an R.N. at U. Washington and certification in public health at U. California-Berkeley. Her husband, E. Carl, survives.
Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, Fall, 1994, p. 44.

Arthur W. Engle, was teacher, superintendent
Arthur W. Engle, 81, of Bradenton, Fla., died Feb. 23 in Bradenton.
Born in South Amherst, he was a [1924 graduate of OHS and a] former resident of Lakewood and Amherst. He moved to Florida in 1967.
He attended Oberlin College and received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State College and his master’s degree from Kent State University.
He was employed as a teacher by the former Birmingham High School and from 1935-1949 was head of the science department at Amherst’s Marion L. Steele High School.
He also was a former superintendent of Belden High School, now consolidated with the Midview Local School District.
He assumed duties as executive head of Elyria Township schools in 1951 and was a former principal in Maplewood School in Elyria.
In 1961, he became principal of Central Junior High School in Amherst. He retired in 1967.
Mr. Engle was instrumental in helping to arrange the consolidation of the township schools with the Elyria City School District.
He was a member of Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, and the National Society for Education.
He also held memberships in the State Board of Ohio Mental Health Association, Lorain County Guidance Center, Lorain County Mental Health Clinic, the Lorain County Tuberculosis and Health Association, and the Lorain County Crippled Children and Adults Association and the Sandstone Camera Club.
He was a former delegate to the North Eastern Ohio Teachers Association and a member of the National Elementary Principals’ Association and president of the Lorain County Education Association.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; sons, Arthur of Chicago, Ill., and Robert of Granville, Ohio, and six grandchildren.
The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Friday, March 7, 1986, p. C-2.

Arthur William Engle

Arthur W. Engle died Feb. 23, 1986, in Bradenton, Fla., where he had been living since retirement in 1967. He had been a teacher at Birmingham (Ohio) High School and from 1935 to 1949 was head of the science department at Amherst’s Marion L. Steele High School. He also was a former superintendent of Belden High School and was executive head of the Elyria Township schools in 1951 and former principal of Maplewood School in Elyria. In 1961, he became principal of Central Junior High School in Amherst.
He [graduated from OHS in 1924 and] attended Oberlin [College] 1924-26 [class of 1928]. His wife, Mary ’28, two sons, and six grandchildren survive.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, Spring 1986, p. 59.

Mary L. Engle

Mary L. Engle [nee Ebersole], 92, formerly of Bradenton, died March 8, 1999.
She was born Sept. 22, 1906, in Oil City, Pa. She retired as a private secretary at the U.S. Automatic Corp. in Amherst, Ohio. She [graduated from OHS in 1924,] attended Oberlin College and was a member of Trinity Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Arthur W. of Libertyville, Ill., and Robert of Granville, Ohio; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Skyway Memorial Gardens. Palmetto Funeral Home is in charge.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, Florida, Friday, March 19, 1999, p. 8B.

Lois Mae Tucker Erne
Lois Mae Tucker Erne went to be with the Lord Tuesday, September 27, 2011 after a long illness. Born April 22, 1927, a [1945] graduate of Oberlin High School, she resided in Oberlin until 1976, at which time she moved to Sandusky, with her husband Donald.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert G. and Helen H. Tucker of Oberlin; and sister, Cleo Tucker Miller [OHS ‘33] of Vermilion.
She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Donald G. Erne; son, Alan T. Bailey [OHS ‘68] of Sandusky; daughter, Jean K. Bailey Love [OHS ‘72] of Jacksonville, Florida; grandchildren, Erika L. Bailey of Cleveland, Mark A. Bailey (Jessica) of New York; nieces, Lynda L. Leidheiser Murguia (Gus) of California, Sandra Markel Mason (Donald) of Elyria; and grand nieces and nephews. Lois will be greatly missed by friends and family.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cancer Society, Arthritis Foundation, or Lupus Foundation.

The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Saturday, October 01, 2011.

Martha Estabrook
Martha (nee Hayward) Estabrook, 62, of Oberlin, died Friday evening at Welcome Nursing Home, after a long illness.
She was born in Omaha, Neb., and lived in Oberlin when her mother was house director at Elmwood during World War II. She then graduated from [Oberlin High School in 1943 and from] Oberlin College in 1947. She was a primary school teacher and taught in a number of foreign schools, returning to Oberlin to live in 1977. She was a member of First Church.
She is survived by two sons, Thomas of Worcester, Mass., and Charles of Rockland County, N.Y.; and two brothers, Sumner Hayward of Oberlin and Raymond Hayward of Bethesda, Md.
Her husband, Charles, preceded her in death in 1975.
Private family services will be held at Woodland Cemetery in Dayton.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 17, at 3:30 p.m. at First Church.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, December 1, 1988, p. 2.

Frances Beard Esterly

Mrs. D. Edward Esterly (Frances Adele Beard) died on April 28, 1951, in Topeka, Kans. She was born in Columbiana, Ohio, on January 22, 1867.
The family moved to Oberlin, [where she graduated from OHS in 1884,] and Mrs. Esterly took the preparatory course in 1894 and graduated from the Literary Course of the college in 1888.
She taught school for four years in the Oberlin public schools and after that for nine years in Farihault, Minn.
In 1901 she married David Edward Esterly and moved to Topeka, where she lived for the rest of her life. Mr. Esterly died in 1921.
She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. John P. Adams (Frances Maria Esterly, ’26); a son, Daniel Beard Esterly; and a sister, Mrs. W. A. Siddall (Minne Beard, ’91).
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, November 1951, p. 34.

Jane Eubank
Laura Jane White Eubank, 72, died Wednesday in a Dallas hospital.
The body was cremated. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Westminster Presbyterian Church with the Rev. James J. Pitts officiating. Arrangements were made by North's Funeral Home, 242 Orange.
Mrs. Eubank was born in Eveleth, Minn., and graduated from high school in Oberlin, Ohio, [in 1942] and Ohio State University in 1946. She married Joe Combs Eubank in 1946 and lived in Columbus, Ohio, San Antonio, Big Spring, Altus, Okla., and Abilene. She was a social worker in Columbus, Ohio. She was employed by the Texas Department of Human Services as a supervisor for 19 years until retiring in 1987. She was a volunteer with Medical Care Mission in Abilene for seven years and was a longtime elder at Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include two sons, Mark Brent Eubank of Kerrville and Eric Bryan Eubank of Austin; one brother, B. Wade White of Sarasota, Fla.; and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to Medical Care Mission, 301 Medical Drive, Abilene 79601-4550; or Arthritis Foundation, Northwest Chapter, 3001 W. 5th St., Fort Worth 76107.
Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texas, Sunday, September 7, 1997

Dr. Austin P. Evans Dies at 78; Professor of Medieval History
Special to the New York Times.
Barnard, Vt., Sept. 21—Dr. Austin Patterson Evans, professor emeritus of history at Columbia University, died today of a heart ailment in his home here. He was 78 years old.
Dr. Evans had retired in 1952 after teaching medieval history for forty years. He specialized in the struggle for religious freedom in the 16th century. From 1924 to 1954, he was editor of “Records of Civilization,” a series of translations of original medieval sources, published by the Columbia University Press. At his retirement, there were forty-seven volumes in the series.
He was born in Brooklyn, and graduated [from OHS in 1907 and] from Cornell University, where he was assistant in medieval history for three years. In 1915 he joined the history department of Columbia, where he taught primarily in the graduate school. He served twice as executive officer of the department.
During World War I, Dr. Evans served with the Young Men’s Christian Association, working in the French Foyer du Soldat at Verdun, and was awarded the Croix du Guerre. At the end of the war, he helped organize the Army Educational Corps at Beaune for American soldiers awaiting transportation home.
He was a fellow of the Medieval Academy of America and its president in 1954, and a fellow of the American Geographical Society. He was a member of the American History Association, Academy of Political Science, the Association Guillaume Bude and Phi Beta Kappa.
Dr. Evans was the author of “An Episode in the Struggle for Religious Freedom; the Sectaries of Nuremberg, 1524-1528”; and with others, of “Persecution and Liberty: Essays in honor of George Lincoln Burr”; and with Clarissa P. Farrar, of “A Bibliography of English Translations from Medieval Sources.”
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Barbara Deane Evans; two sons, Charles Deane Evans of Anchorage, and Austin Murray Evans of Ann Arbor, Mich.; a daughter, Mrs. David J. Reisner of Morristown, N.J.; a sister, Mrs. Harry W. Martin of Arlington, Va.; and eight grandchildren.
The New York Times, New York, N.Y., Saturday, September 22, 1962, p. 25.

Kathleen Anne Evans
Kathleen Anne “Kate” Evans, 48, of Orangevale, Calif., former Oberlin resident, died Jan. 31 after suffering from lupus.
She was born in 1944 in New Castle, Pa., and graduated from Oberlin High School in 1963. She attended Lorain County Community College.
Miss Evans then attended Manatee Junior College in Florida and received a degree in nursing in 1974 from the University of Kentucky and did post-graduate study at Indiana University, Indianapolis.
She was a registered nurse in six states, nursing education coordinator for Hillhaven Convalescent Hospitals, Inc. of California, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Fair Oaks, Calif., and of the church relief society.
She was a former member of Business Professional Women Associations in Indianapolis and Sacramento, Calif.
Survivors include sisters Eileen DeGaton of LaPine, Ore., and Margaret E. Sica of New Castle; a half-sister, Gretchen “Gigi” Giltner-Stewart of Elyria; a brother, Vernon R. Evans Jr. of Georgia; and 11 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon Ralph Evans Sr. and Irma Eileen (nee Griffin); her stepfather, Calvert Giltner; and her former husband, James Edinger.
A memorial service was held Sunday at the Ed & Don DeCarbo Northside Funeral Home, New Castle, Pa., with Bishop George R. Federkeil of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in New Castle, officiating. Burial was in Savannah Cemetery in New Castle.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of Lupus Foundation of America, 1323 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, March 2, 1993, p. 2. 

William H. Evans
William Henry Evans, 51 of 2 Addison dr., died early this morning in a local hospital after a brief illness. An electronics technician, Mr. Evans worked for Consultants and Designers inc. and had lived here since March.
Born in Oberlin, Ohio, July 26, 1913, he was a son of William H. and Bessie (Bella) Evans. He was educated in the schools of Oberlin (graduating from OHS in 1931) and attended Oberlin college. During World War II, he served with the US Army in the European Theater of Operations.
Before coming to Nashua, Mr. Evans and his family lived in Brandon, Vt., for eight years, previous to which their home was on Long Island, NY for many years. While residing in New York, Mr. Evans had been very active with the Boy Scouts of America. He was a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Helen (Paillot) Evans of this city; a son, Richard H. Evans of Burlington, Vt.; a daughter, Carol Jane Evans of this city; two grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Betty Jane Savroy of Columbus, Ohio, and a nephew.
The Farwell funeral service, 18 Lock st., is in charge of arrangements. A funeral announcement will be published later.
The Nashua Telegraph, Nashua, N.H., July 1, 1965.

Lynda Scott Everett
October 22, 1945 - January 30, 2004
On January 30, 2004, Lynda Scott Everett fell asleep peacefully in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Her extraordinary life was exemplified by her love of family, friends, faith and service to her community. Lynda was born in Toledo, Ohio on October 22, 1945, and grew up in Oberlin, Ohio. She graduated from [OHS in 1963 and from] Ohio State University and was a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Margaret Kilmer. Lynda is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Gary Everett, and the Everett family. She is also survived by her children, Travis, Andy, and Peggy Scott; her brothers, Jeff and Steve Kilmer; her sisters, Kitty and Chris Kilmer; numerous nieces, nephews and the entire Scott family. Lynda will be remembered for her many years of community service for the disabled, culminating with her appointment by Gov. George W. Bush to the Texas Department of MHMR Board of Directors. She served on the boards of Tri-County MHMR, the Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers, the Parent Connection, and Kids on the Block, and was a co-founder of Citizens for the Developmentally Disabled. Lynda is only the second recipient of the Betty Hardwick Best of Texas award, first awarded to Gov. Rick Perry. She also received the Woodlands Hometown Hero award, the Montgomery County Women of Distinction Award, and many other accolades. Lynda was an active member of the Woodlands United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the choir and started the cancer support group. She was also involved in BSF for many years. Other affiliations include the Woodlands Lions Club, Brady for Congress, and National Charity League with her daughter. In lieu of flowers, Lynda requested that you make a donation to one of the following foundations: the Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation, 713.783.9188; the Autism Society of America, www.austim-society.org; or Tri-County Mental Health Mental Retardation Services, 936.756.8331. Lynda's family wishes to thank the staff of the Northwest Cancer Center and the Northwest Medical Center for their care and support during her illness. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 4 at The Woodlands United Methodist Church, 2200 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands.
Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas, February 1, 2004.

Margarita M. Ewald
Margarita M. Ewald, 79, 1550 Gay Drive, Winter Park, died Jan. 23. Born in Argentina, she [graduated from OHS in 1926 and] moved to Winter Park from Westlake, Ohio, in 1956. She was a retired secretary and a member of the First Congregational Church, Winter Park. Survivor: brother, Victor H., Sandy Spring, Md. Cox-Parker Carey Hand Guardian Chapel, Winter Park.
The Orlando Sentinel, Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, February 3, 1988, p. D4.