Barbara A. Jackson
Barbara A. Jackson, 59, of Pittsfield, died at her home Jan. 30 after a long illness.
Born in Olmsted Falls, she had lived in Pittsfield for 27 years. She assisted her husband in the painting and drywall business.
Mrs. Jackson was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Wellington.
She enjoyed collecting dolls, knitting and sewing, as well as fishing, bird watching and crafts.
Survivors include here husband, Charles W., whom she married in 1955; daughters Debora Jackson of Oberlin, Sandra Fide of Lorain, Laurie Dodig of North Royalton, and Nancy Pierce of Spencer; 13 grandchildren; and a sister, Karen Szeliga of Elyria.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Elizabeth Wilgor; and by brothers Richard, Raymond, James and Roger Wilgor.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today, Feb. 3, at the Norton Funeral Home, 370 S. Main St., Wellington, with the Rev. Dale B. Huelsman officiating. Burial will be in Camden Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to New Life Foundation, 5255 N. Abbe Rd., Elyria 44035-1450.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, February 3, 1998, p. 2.

G. W. Jackson Death Due To Brain Injury
The death of George W. Jackson, 31, 215 W. Lorain St., who died early yesterday morning at the home of Gil Osmer, 25 N. Park St., following an auto accident the night before, has been attributed by Dr. N. A. Tillman, county coroner, to a “probable subarachnoid hemorrhage.”
Jackson was treated and released from Allen Hospital about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, about an hour after he apparently lost control of his car and turned over, 150 feet east of the intersection of Routes 20 and 58. No other vehicle was involved in the accident, and there were no passengers.
He was treated by a physician at the hospital for shock, and x-rayed for a possible broken collarbone, which later was found to be a shoulder separation. He had no other marks or cuts, and complained of no ill feeling.
Released, he stopped at his home, then walked to the Osmer residence where he spent the night. He was found dead about 8:15 a.m. yesterday morning. The coroner estimated that he had been dead four to six hours.
A painter by trade, Jackson was born in Oberlin, Nov. 9, 1920, and lived here all his life [graduating from OHS in 1938]. He enlisted in the Army in 1942, serving in the African and European campaigns as a surgical specialist. He met and married his wife in England, and was discharged in 1946.
He is survived by his wife Doris; two sons, Michael and Robert; a brother, Martin, Bethlehem, Pa.; a sister, Mrs. Lois Houle, Me.; and his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Jackson, N. Pleasant St.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. at the Cowling-Sedgeman Funeral Home, and burial will be in Westwood Cemetery.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, March 27, 1952, p. 1.

Howard Elbert Jackson

Howard E. Jackson, 85, of Northfield, died Thursday. [He was a 1933 graduate of OHS.]- Ferfolia, Sagamore Hills.
The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio, Saturday, December 9, 2000, p. 7B.

Mrs. Ida May Jackson
Oberlin—Mrs. Ida May Jackson, 85, Quarry Rd., R.D. 2, Oberlin, died today at 8:15 a.m. in her home following an illness of two weeks.
Mrs. Jackson was born May 30, 1875 in Pittsfield and had lived all her life in this vicinity[, graduating from OHS in 1891]. Her husband, Albert, died in 1947.
Survivors area a son, Everett, R.D. 2, Oberlin; a daughter, Mrs. L. C. Fox, Rotterdam Junction, N.Y.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Grace Glenn and a brother, William Gordon, both of Oberlin.
Friends will be received at the Cowling-Stang Funeral Home where services will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Joseph King will officiate. Burial will be in East Pittsfield Cemetery.
The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Tuesday, November 22, 1960, p. 14.

Martha Jackson
Miss Martha Jackson died suddenly on September 9, 1922, in Chattanooga, Tenn., where she was a teacher in the Howard high school. She had taught continuously since her graduation from [OHS in 1873 and Oberlin] college in 1876. Burial was in Oberlin, the family home for many years.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, November 1922, p. 31.

Mrs. Willie B. Jackson
Julia Ann “Judy” Jackson, 34, of Quarry Rd. was dead on arrival at Allen Hospital on Sept. 22 after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Oberlin and attended Oberlin High School. She lived in Lorain for nine years, moving back to Oberlin in 1975. She was a member of Rust United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Willie B.; daughter, Stephanie, and sons, Steven and Shawn, all of Oberlin; mother, Sarah Parker, of Oberlin; father, Raymond Howard, of Lorain; sister, Cynthia Gilard, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; a half-sister, Vickie Felder, of Lorain; and grandmother, Alice Quinn, of Oberlin.
Services were Monday afternoon at the Rust United Methodist Church with Rev. James Roberson, officiating, assisted by Rev. Shepard Harkness and Elder Lawrence Nevels. Burial was in Westwood Cemetery.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, September 30, 1982, p. 2.

Lloyd Jackson
Lloyd Jackson, 86, of Rt. 20 west, Oberlin, died Wednesday morning at Fisher-Titus Memorial Hospital, Norwalk.
A retired farmer, he was a member of the Kipton Community Church and the American Association of Retired Persons. He graduated from Camden School in 1914 and Oberlin High School in 1916.
He is survived by his wife Esther, to whom he had been married for 58 years; three daughters, Mrs. Allen (Faith) Buchs of Amherst, Mrs. Louis (Frances) Waite of Florrisant, Mo., and Miss Fairybelle Jackson of Columbus; a son, Rollin Jackson of Wakeman; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Myra Whitney of Zanesville.
The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Gerber Funeral Home, Wakeman, with Rev. Randell Luther, pastor of Kipton Community Church, and Rev. Leah Matthews of Oberlin officiating. Burial will be in Camden Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the Kipton Community Church parsonage fund.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, June 2, 1983, p. 2.

Ethel Whitehead James
Ethel Whitehead James, ‘11k, died Feb. 8, 1980, in Collingswood, N.J. Born may 17, 1890, she was the daughter of Robert B. ’09 B.D. [She graduated from OHS in 1909.] She was married to Walter M., a plumber and steamfitter, in 1912 and they had four sons including Walter S. ’35 and Robert B. ’36, who survive. In the 1950’s Mrs. James was a substitute teacher in pre-primary grades. She also taught a primary church school class for many years. They moved from New Jersey to San Diego, Calif., in 1961. She leaves her children and 12 grandchildren. Her brother, Robert C. ’13, and here sister, Alma A. ’14, are deceased.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, Winter 1981, p. 60.

Francis W. James
Francis W. “Babe” James of Parker, Colo., formerly of Oberlin, died Sunday, May 8, 2005, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Denver. He was 87.
Born Dec. 17, 1917, in Aurora, Ohio, he was raised in Oberlin. He attended Oberlin High School, where he played football, graduating in 1936 [1937].
He served in the U.S. Army. He later worked as a commercial pilot for United Airlines.
Mr. James is survived by his daughters Valasa Gifford of Castle Rock, Colo., Francene Overy of Parker, Colo., and Jerelyn Sprague of Austin, Texas; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson; and brother, Robert James. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Marjorie (nee Holmes) James in 1999; and parents, Walter and Ethel (nee Whitehead) James.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, May 24, 2005, p. 3.

Wilma Wheeler James
Wilma Wanda Wheeler James, former Oberlin resident and daughter of Mrs. Beatrice Wheeler of 138 South Main, died July 17 at General Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Before moving to Baton Rouge with her sister, Mrs. Margaret Graham, Mrs. James served for many years as an elementary school principal for the Kanawha County Board of Education in Charleston, West Virginia. She was also active in many civic, social and educational organizations including the Charleston Education Association, the YWCA, the Charleston chapter of Links Inc. and Delta Sigma Theta sorority. She was graduated from Oberlin High School [in 1934].
Besides here mother and Mrs. Graham, Mrs. James is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Sondra K. Hunter of Oakland, California and Ms. Bethanne B. James of Charleston; one son, Edward L. James III of Philadelphia; another sister, Mrs. Jennie Francis of Lorain; and two brothers, Avon T. Wheeler of Lorain and Clarence E. Wheeler of Washington.
Funeral services were held July 21 in the New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Baton Rouge of which Mrs. James was a member.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, August 5, 1982, p. 2.

Donald Tabor Jameson
Donald Tabor Jameson, 96, of Oberlin, died Saturday, April 27, 1996, in Welcome Nursing Home, following a long illness.
Born March 1, 1900, Mr. Jameson had been a lifelong resident of this community. He was a [1922] graduate of Oberlin High School and was a disabled veteran of World War II, serving in the Army.
Mr. Jameson was active in the Boy Scouts and served as a scoutmaster and ranger at the Firelands Boy Scout Camp for many years.
In 1964, he was awarded his 50-year scouting award. He was also a Silver Beaver, which is the highest scouting award given.
Mr. Jameson was also an avid weather observer, having recorded daily temperatures for the News-Tribune for more than 40 years. In 1980 he was awarded a 40-year service award as a weather observer from the National Weather Service.
He enjoyed sewing rags at the craft center for seniors in his spare time and Mr. Jameson was also a member of First Church.
Mr. Jameson is survived by his stepdaughters, Lucille Worcester of Oberlin and Thelma Stansell of Raleigh, North Carolina, seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two nieces, Leontine Davis of Chicago, Illinois, and Shirley Semmelhaack of Medina.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Jameson, two brothers, Malcolm and John, and his parents, George and Nellie (nee Hulbert).
A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. in Westwood Cemetery with the Rev. Douglas Long officiating. The Cowling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Boy Scouts of America.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, April 30, 1996, p. 2.

John Hulbert Jameson

John Hulbert Jameson, [OHS ’14, OC ’18, died] March 20, 1989, in Winnetka, Ill. He was born May 28, 1896, in Oberlin. After retiring in 1958 as creative director of Tatham-Laird Advertising Agency, he continued to work as a free-lance writer. Survivors include his daughter.
Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, Winter 1990, p. 44.

Donald Tabor Jameson
Donald Tabor Jameson, 96, of Oberlin, died Saturday, April 27, 1996, in Welcome Nursing Home, following a long illness.
Born March 1, 1900, Mr. Jameson had been a lifelong resident of this community. He was a graduate of Oberlin High School and was a disabled veteran of World War II, serving in the Army.
Mr. Jameson was active in the Boy Scouts and served as a scoutmaster and ranger at the Firelands Boy Scout Camp for many years.
In 1964, he was awarded his 50-year scouting award. He was also a Silver Beaver, which is the highest scouting award given.
Mr. Jameson was also an avid weather observer, having recorded daily temperatures for the News-Tribune for more than 40 years. In 1980 he was awarded a 40-year service award as a weather observer from the National Weather Service.
He enjoyed sewing rags at the craft center for seniors in his spare time and Mr. Jameson was also a member of First Church.
Mr. Jameson is survived by his stepdaughters, Lucille Worcester of Oberlin and Thelma Stansell of Raleigh, North Carolina, seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two nieces, Leontine Davis of Chicago, Illinois, and Shirley Semmelhaack of Medina.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Jameson, two brothers, Malcolm and John, and his parents, George and Nellie (nee Hulbert).
A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. in Westwood Cemetery with the Rev. Douglas Long officiating. The Cowling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Boy Scouts of America.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, April 30, 1996, p. 2.

Merton Horr Jameson
Merton Horr Jameson, who died at the home of his mother, Mrs. Rachel M. Jameson, Saturday evening, August 29, was of New England stock, and was born in Avon in this county, June 7, 1871. The death of his father, Mr. Robinson Jameson, caused the family to remove to Oberlin when Merton was a boy and here he has grown up. He graduated from our high school [in 1889] and entered the college, graduating with the class of 1896. During the school year, 1897-1898, he taught in Austinburg, Ohio. The following year he pursued post-graduate work in the college, receiving the Master’s degree in 1900; since which time he has been teaching in New Castle, Pa., Elgin, Ill., and for the past year at Salt Lake City, Utah, where he has been instructor in mathematics and sciences at Gordon Academy. In college days he was very active in athletics, having been for five years on the varsity base ball team. He also was in the employ at different times of the two local booksellers, where he gave general satisfaction. He was of an unusually sunny, cheerful disposition, and although modest and retiring, he had a very wide circle of friends and acquaintances, who mourn his early death.
The funeral services were largely attended at his late residence Tuesday morning at 10:30. The services were conducted by Prof. A. S. Root, and a quartette, consisting of Misses Bushnell and Funkey, and Messrs. Harroun and Jones, rendered several selections.
The Oberlin News, Oberlin, Ohio, Friday, September 4, 1903, p. 1.

Ruth M. Jameson
Ruth M. Jameson, 87, of Oberlin, died Sunday evening in her home after a short illness.
Born in Henrietta Township, she was a lifelong area resident [and a 1917 graduate of OHS].
Mrs. Jameson worked as a licensed practical nurse at Allen Memorial Hospital, Oberlin, for many years.
She was a member of the First Congregational Church, Oberlin, the Lorain County Hook Crafters Club, the North Central Buckeye Atha Chapter, and the National Needlecrafters Guild of which she was a past president of the Eastern District.
She is survived by her husband, Donald; daughters, Mrs. Lucille Worcester of Oberlin, and Mrs. Thelma Stansell of Raleigh, N.C.; seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Arthur J. Portman, in 1928, a son, A. J. Portman Jr., and a daughter, Ruth Melba Kirk.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date by the Cowling Funeral Home, Oberlin.
Burial will be in Westwood Cemetery, Oberlin.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the First Congregational Church, Oberlin, or to the cardiac care unit at Allen Memorial Hospital, Oberlin.
The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Tuesday, March 11, 1986, p. B-2.

Mrs. Susan Jameson
Avon, August 13—Mrs. Susan Jameson, 81, active member of the Baptist church of this place, died at her home here this morning at seven o’clock, following a lingering illness.
Mrs. Jameson was born in Avon and has lived here all her life [although she was an 1872 graduate of OHS]. Her mother, the former Miss Cahoon, was the first white child bon in the village.
Surviving are a son, Leonard Warden, of Lakewood, and a daughter, Miss Nina Warden, at home.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday afternoon at 1:30 from the late home. Burial will be made in the Avon Center cemetery.
The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Saturday, August 13, 1932, p. 2.

Viola ‘Tootsie’ Jamie
Viola “Tootsie” Jamie (nee Layport), 67, of South Amherst, died at Amherst Hospital on Jan. 6 after suffering an apparent heart attack the day before.
Born and raised in Oberlin, where she graduated from Oberlin High School in 1942, she had lived in South Amherst for more than 40 years.
Mrs. Jamie and her late husband, Wilford “Toots,” who preceded her in death on March 19, 1989, owned and operated businesses in South Amherst for 40 years. She most recently worked with her son and daughter at T.J. Ice Co., South Amherst.
Survivors include a son, John, of South Amherst; two daughters, Carol Ann Shullick of South Amherst and Bobbie of Columbus; two grandchildren; her mother, Elsie Layport; a brother, Bud; and sisters, Jeannie, Dorothy, Marie, Beverly and Patty Jo.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Jamie was preceded in death by her father, O. Pat Layport; and brothers, William and Howard Layport.
Services were Jan. 9 in the Hempel Funeral Home with burial in Evergreen Cemetery, South Amherst.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, January 14, 1992, p. 2.

Eugenia Glenn Jarrett
Mrs. Arthur Jarrett (Eugenia T. Glenn) died Nov. 12, 1968, at the Carter Nursing Home in Oberlin. She was born in Oberlin Oct. 21, 1905, [graduated from OHS in 1922,] and lived in the town all her life. She did secretarial work and a number of years ago was employed in the office of Atty. Philip Thomas, ’39. At one time she was pianist and choir director at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Mrs. Jarrett leaves her husband and two sisters, Mrs. Philip Thomas (Elizabeth Glenn, ’36), of Oberlin, and Mrs. Beulah Dyer of Cleveland.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, February 1969, p. 38.

Mabel I. Jaycox, 79, Was Amherst Hospital Worker

Mabel I[rene] Jaycox [nee Shook] worked in the housekeeping department of Amherst Hospital for five years before she retired in 1981.
Mrs. Jaycox, 79, of Amherst, died Wednesday at EMH Regional Medical Center in Elyria.
She was born in Akron[, graduated from OHS in 1936,] and lived most of her life in Lorain County.
Mrs. Jaycox enjoyed traveling.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Lawrence O. "Bill"; daughters, Joan Elicker of Ontario, Calif., Lois Brown of Anaheim, Calif., and Marilyn Ross of Grafton; son, Lawrence L. of Grafton; eight grandchildren; and a brother.
Services will be at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Bauer-Laubenthal-Wainwright Funeral Home, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Elyria.
Memorial contributions may be made to the New Life Foundation, 5255 N. Abbe Rd., Elyria 44035.
The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio, Sunday, August 4, 1996, p. 10B.

Robert Ashford Jelliffe
Robert Ashford Jelliffe passed away on January 20th 2010 in Palm Springs, California.
He will be missed greatly by his wife Jean Jelliffe, his son Christopher, his daughter Kelli and his grandchildren Noah and Kira.
Roberts’s passion in life was aviation. He had spent many years of his life working with aircraft. He spent the last 25 years of his working life proudly as a US mail man.
Robert will be laid to rest at Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City, California.


Nina Pancoast Jessen
Nina Pancoast Jessen died July 7[, 1976,] at the Methodist Hospital of Southern California. A resident of Arcadia, Calif., for 38 years, she was born in Nevada, Ohio, and spent her early years in Oberlin, [graduating from OHS in 1922 and] attending the College 1919-25. Her family then moved to California, where she attended Pomona College, receiving the A.B. in 1926. She taught school for two years prior to her marriage to Jack M. Jessen in 1928.
Mrs. Jessen was active in the formation and development of the Arcadia Auxiliary of the Methodist Hospital of California, becoming a charter member in 1954 and a life member in 1956. She was one of the founders of the annual Christmas Holiday Homes fund raising tours and served as co-chairman of the 1955 and 1956 tours. She also served as record book chairman 1957-58 and historian 1958-59. In addition to 22 year as an Auxiliary member, she was a long standing member of the Santa Anita Athletic Club of Arcadia.
She is survived by sons Peter, Thomas and Jack; daughters Mary and Mona; brother Richard and sister Grace Hawkey ’22, and two granddaughters.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, September/October 1976, p. 62.

Arizona Crash Fatal to Driver [Cassia Whiteside Jevremov]
Cassia Whiteside Jevremov, 29, daughter of Nellie and Forbes Whiteside, died Dec. 27 in the Staten Island Public Health Hospital, New York City. She had been injured in a one-car accident in Arizona on Sept. 16, in which the car struck a horse that had escaped from its pasture. After three months in a Phoenix, Arizona hospital she had recently been transferred to the Staten Island hospital.
Born on July 15, 1949 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Cassie came to Oberlin in 1951 when her father joined the Oberlin College art department faculty. She graduated from Oberlin High School [in 1967] and attended Smith College, later graduating from Brandeis University. She then completed the MS degree in nursing at Columbia University in 1978, graduating cum laude and receiving the Rose Driscoll Award given “to the senior student who has demonstrated outstanding interest, professional competence and achievement for caring for patients, and is striving for high ideals in her own practice.” She was also elected to Sigma Theta Tau, honorary nursing society.
A commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service, she had been working as a nurse in the Apache Indian reservation hospital at White River, Arizona at the time of the accident.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, John Jevremov, to whom she was married on Feb. 4, 1976; a brother, Taylor Whiteside, of Tamworth, New Hampshire; and sister Holly Whiteside of 29 South Prospect.
Plans for private family services and additional memorial service are not yet complete.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, January 4, 1979.

Thomas Bronson Jewell
Thomas Bronson Jewell, [OHS class of 1866 and Oberlin College] class of ’73, died on July 14, 1928, at Washington, D.C., where he had made his home in recent years at 1485 Columbia Road. Mr. Jewell came to Oberlin as an infant with his parents in 1852 and received his education in turn from the grammar schools, academy and college. Following his graduation he studied law at New York University Law School, where he received his L.L.B. degree.
After serving three years as Register of Probate at Detroit, he moved to Kansas City, Mo., where he practiced law for fourteen years prior to his removal in 1894 in Washington, D.C.
He leaves surviving him his wife, a daughter and three sons, and a sister, Clara A. Jewell, ex-’69.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, October 1928, p. 25.

Albert Johnson Killed by Train
Body of Oberlin Colored Man Found at Milbury Sunday
Details of the Tragedy Are Not Known
Victim of Accident had Been to Elyria on Saturday—Leaves Wife and Three Children
Albert Johnson, colored, who had been living above the offices of the Oberlin Milling Co. in South Main street, was killed by a train at Milbury, on the Lake Shore lines near Toledo, some time Saturday night. The body was found early Sunday morning.
Johnson, who had been working on the streets here, went to Elyria Saturday afternoon, saying that there was money due him there which he expected to collect. He was seen at the county seat about 8 o’clock Saturday evening. Allen & Haylor were notified of his death Sunday.
No one saw the man meet his death and the circumstances will probably never be known. Milbury is the junction of the northern and southern divisions of the Lake Shore. Johnson may have ridden through Oberlin on the passenger train arriving here Saturday night or he may have gone over the northern division.
The coroner made an investigation, but failed to learn anything in the way of details. The body was turned over to an undertaker at Genoa, where it was prepared for burial and then shipped to Oberlin, arriving here Monday morning. The body was badly mangled. Funeral services were held at the Rust M. E. church Monday afternoon at two o’clock.
Johnson, who was 20 years of age, leaves a widow and three young children. He had lived in Oberlin since his boyhood [and was a 1910 graduate of OHS.]
The Oberlin News, Oberlin, Ohio, Wednesday, July 17, 1912, p. 1.

Albert Willard Johnson

Albert Willard Johnson, died at his home in Boise, Idaho, on September 1, 1946. Mr. Johnson spent his boyhood and early youth in Oberlin[, graduated from OHS in 1911,] and attended the College for two years in 1910 and 1911. He had lived in Boise for the past twenty-five years.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, December 1946, p. 26.

Cornelia M. Johnson
Cornelia Mussey Johnson died after several severe hemorrhages at Colorado Springs, Colorado, Saturday, September 18, 1909.
Miss Cornelia Johnson was born at Oberlin, Ohio, February 12, 1869. She prepared for college in the high school at Oberlin [class of 1886] and at Wells College, Aurora, New York. Miss Johnson was graduated with the class of 1891 and for two succeeding years was a student in the Oberlin Conservatory. In 1895 Miss Johnson taught at Carleton College remaining until 1898 when she moved to Colorado where on account of ill health she continued to maker her home. Miss Johnson was actively associated with the educational work of Cedaredge, Colorado, and served both as a teacher and on the Boards which governed the administration of the schools. In accordance with Miss Johnson’s wishes the body was cremated. Services were held at Denver, Colorado, Tuesday, September 21, 1909.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, Summer 1909, p. 36.
Death of Oberlin Graduate [Cornelia M. Johnson]

E. P. Johnson received a telegram stating that his daughter, Miss Carmelia [Cornelia] M. Johnson, died at Colorado Springs on Saturday afternoon. She was forty years of age and graduated [from the high school] here [in 1886 and from Oberlin College] in 1891. She had not lived in Oberlin since about two years after her graduation. The remains were taken Tuesday afternoon to Denver for cremation. The deceased was a niece of Mrs. D. M. Hurst of this place.
The Oberlin News, Oberlin, Ohio, Wednesday, September 22, 1909, p. 8.
Cornelia M. Johnson
The following resolutions were passed by the Delta County (Colorado) Teachers’ Association:
“We, the teachers of Delta county, assembled for conference, pay tribute to the memory of one of our number, Cornelia M. Johnson, a teacher of noble purpose and unfailing sympathy, a school official faithful under the most trying conditions, a woman who counted not her abilities, her attainments, her very life, dear to herself, but all to be spent freely in the service of her neighbor.
“A true citizen, she gave her thought, not to her own solitary needs, but to the good of the community in which she lived. A true teacher, even when driven by ill-health from the school-room, she busied herself unnecessarily contriving means by which, not one only, but many boys and girls might secure the benefits of college training.
“Though extremely retiring by nature, she more than once braved the hardships and annoyances attendant upon entrance to public service, hoping thus to do still more for education for youth.
“Her absence from us is an irreparable loss, but we know that her life has left an impress upon the purpose of everyone to whom it was given to know her high ideals and her spirit of living self-forgetfulness; and through that influence we feel that she is even yet our friend and fellow-worker.”
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, January 1910, p. 159.

Edward Lee Johnson dies in auto crash
Edward Lee Johnson, 24, died Saturday in Los Angeles of injuries suffered in an automobile accident. His mother, Mrs. Catherine Pruitt of 180 Smith St., said the head-on collision occurred about 8:30 p.m. and that Mr. Johnson was alone in the car.
Five of Mrs. Pruitt’s seven children live in Los Angeles, and Mrs. Pruitt said she would not know the details of the accident until Mr. Johnson’s brother, Johnnie, and his sisters, Yolanda, Cynthia and Annie Bell Madison, arrived in Oberlin.
Funeral services were held in Los Angeles yesterday. Services in Oberlin will take place tomorrow (Friday) at 1 p.m. in Cowling Funeral Home, with Elder G. Grady Benton of Christ Temple Church officiating. Burial will be in Westwood Cemetery.
Mr. Johnson graduated from Oberlin High School in 1969, had served in the U.S. Marine Corps and moved to Los Angeles four years ago. He had a job in a shop there. He was born in Wheelwright, Ky. On Dec. 16, 1950.
Survivors in addition to his mother and the members of his family who lived in Los Angeles are his father, Willie C. Johnson Sr. of Graysville, Ala.; two other brothers, Willie Jr. of Elyria and Nate, a student at Lorain County Community College, at home; his grandmother Mrs. Pearl Fracier of Knoxville, Tenn.; and his grandfather, Ed Johnson, of Graysville.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, February 6, 1975, p. 10.

Harold T[heodore] Johnson
Harold T. "Skeets" Johnson of Oberlin, a retired psychological therapist at Wade Park Veterans Administration hospital in Cleveland, died Sunday at the hospital after a 10-year illness.
He was born in Oberlin and lived most of his life here and in Cleveland. A [1924 graduate of OHS and a] 1933 graduate of Oberlin College, he also held a degree from Western Reserve University. He served in the Navy during World War II, and worked for the United National Relief and Rehabilitation Administration after leaving the service in 1945.
Surviving are his wife, Nancy; four daughters, Mrs. Mimi Jacobs of Oakland, Calif.; Mrs. Jean Strong of Los Angeles, Mrs. Sherry Lung of West Virginia, and Laurie Johnson at home; two sons, Kim of Detroit and Chip of Los Angeles; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Marge Butler of New York and Mrs. Janice Lavelle of Los Angeles.
Private family services were held yesterday at Cowling Funeral Home.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, October 13, 1983, p. 2.
Harold T. Johnson died
Oct. 9, 1983, at the Wade Park VA Hospital in Cleveland. Because of poor health he retired as psychological therapist from that hospital in 1973. He previously worked as chief psychiatric social worker in Mansfield, where he assisted veterans and was a field specialist for the U.N. Relief and Rehabilitation Administration in China following his service in the Navy during WWII.
Mr. Johnson was born Feb. 5, 1906, in Oberlin. After graduating from [OHS in 1924 and from] Oberlin [College in 1933,] he was a case worker for the Cleveland Hiram Settlement House and Federal Emergency Relief Administration. In 1955 he received the MS from WRU.
He leaves his wife, Nancy, six children, five grandchildren and two sisters, including Marge Butler ’30 [OHS ‘26].
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, Winter 1984, p. 74.

Hubert L. Johnson, 93, founded Lehman Johnson
Hubert L. Johnson, 93, co-founder of Lehman Johnson Real Estate, died Tuesday in Farmington, N.M.
Born in Pittsfield Township, he lived all his life in Lorain County and was a resident of Elyria at the time of his death.
A graduate of Oberlin High School [class of 1916?] and Oberlin Business College, he founded Lehman and Johnson Real Estate with A. J. Lehman in 1937.
Mr. Johnson was active in Ohio Association of Real Estate Boards, was past president of Elyria Board of Realtors, was a member of Lorain County Board of Realtors and served on several committees of State and National Boards of Realtors.
He was a 50-year member of First United Methodist Church, Elyria, where he taught Sunday school. Mr. Johnson also belonged to Elyria Elks Lodge 465 and International Order of Oddfellows.
He was an honorary alumnus of Ohio Wesleyan University, sponsored many area baseball and softball teams and enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Etta (nee Scott) to whom he was married 66 years; a daughter, Marina Truax of Farmington; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by a half brother, Bill.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Arthur C. Sperry, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Dicken Funeral home, 323 Middle Ave., Elyria, is in charge of arrangements.
Portrait Photograph: Hubert L. Johnson
The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Sunday, May 5, 1991, p. E-2.

Iverna Johnson, 84, worked at Co-op
Spencer -- Iverna Rose ''Ivy'' Johnson (nee McCreedy), 84, of Spencer, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2001, at Elms Retirement Center, Wellington, following a brief illness.
She was born June 19, 1917, in Henrietta Township[, graduated from Oberlin High School in 1936,] and lived in the Oberlin area most of her life.
Mrs. Johnson was employed by the Co-op in Oberlin for 25 years until she retired in 1979. She had also been employed prior to that at Fisher Foods, Oberlin, Perry Fay, Cleveland and at Allen Memorial Hospital, Oberlin, as a night nurse's aide during World War II.
Survivors include her daughter, Jackie Bell of Spencer; son, Robert D. Johnson of Delray Beach, Fla.; sisters Mary Greene of Oberlin and Delores Belkin of Ashland; and seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, William H. and Rose (nee Marrone) McCreedy; and brothers Harold and Harry.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. The body was donated to Case Western Reserve University.
Memorial contributions may be made to Elms Retirement Village, 136 South Main St., Wellington 44090 or to Hospice of Medina County, 797 North Court St., Medina 44256.
The Morning Journal, Lorain, Ohio, Thursday, August 16, 2001.

Jeanne Claire Johnson
Jeanne Claire Johnson, 71, formerly of Oberlin, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, in Pomona, Calif., following a long battle with cancer.
A resident of Ontario, Calif., Johnson was a teacher in the Detroit and Los Angeles public schools for more than 30 years until her retirement.
She taught English and mass communications to students at some of the toughest inner-city schools in the nation. She spent the bulk of her career at Jordan High School in South Central Los Angeles.
In the early 1980s, Johnson used innovation to reach out to students from communities where high crime and low educational achievement were prevalent issues. She taught students how to produce films, TV, and radio news, and encouraged them to focus their talents and find self-expression in the experience. She counseled students toward careers in the film industry and guided scores of at-risk students to college and professional career paths.
Johnson was an avid traveler who visited Israel, Egypt, Mexico, the Caribbean, and much of Europe. She was a voracious reader, an activist and member of the liberal advocacy group Move On. Johnson loved a spirited political debate, and in her later years was a frequent caller on talk radio shows. "Democracy Now!," which airs on National Public Radio, was a favorite.
Born on Dec. 28, 1940, she was the first of six children born to Harold T. [OHS ‘24] and Nancy O. Johnson. Her father, Harold "Skeets" Johnson, was an Oberlin native whose paternal grandparents fled slavery in Tennessee and North Carolina respectively and met and married in Oberlin.
She graduated from Oberlin High School in 1959 and earned a bachelor of arts degree in education from Ohio State University in 1964.
In the early 1970s, while working for the Detroit public schools, Johnson continued to pursue her own educational goals. In 1982, she earned a doctorate degree in mass communications from Wayne State University and moved to Los Angeles later the same year.
She leaves a son, Dr. Mark Strong of Silver Spring, Md.; granddaughters Zoi Walker of Los Angeles, and Ava and Laurel Strong of Silver Spring; sisters Laurie Johnson of Hayward, Calif., Mimi Johnson-Jacobs [OHS ‘60], of Oakland, Calif., and Sherry Lung [OHS ‘63] of Spencer, W.Va.; and brothers Kim Johnson [OHS ‘69] of Grosse Ile, Mich., and Harold "Chip" Johnson [OHS ‘76] of Oakland, Calif.
Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 10 at Draper Mortuary House in Ontario, Calif.
The Oberlin News Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, December 13, 2012.

Jenna Mae "Ginger" Johnson
Jenna Mae “Ginger” Johnson, 64, of Oberlin, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 4, 2013, due to health problems over the years.
She was born in Oberlin and was a graduate of Oberlin High School class of 1967 [1968]. Mrs. Johnson was employed as a social worker of the Nord Center of Lorain County, and also a home health aide prior to her stay at Amherst Manor.
She was a member of Rust U.M.C in Oberlin were she was on the kitchen committee of the church. She enjoyed traveling, helping people, and singing for enjoyment.
She is survived by daughters, Leara Dabney [OHS ‘95], Tiffany Bell, Stephanie Bell [OHS ‘97] and Destiny Johnson [OHS ‘06]; son, Lionel Bell [OHS ‘01] and Traceton Bell [OHS ‘03]; sisters, Allene Karim [OHS ‘64], Margaret Huston [OHS ‘68]; father, Allen Huston; 15 grandchildren; she also has a host of surviving relatives in Oberlin.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Wilma Scott Daniels; and William Hodge.
Services will be Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 12 Noon in the Rust United Methodist Church, 128 Groveland St., Oberlin. Rev. Kevin Coleman, Pastor, will officiate.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Carter Funeral Home, Inc., 3001 Elyria Ave., Lorain, (440) 244-5200.
Online condolences can be sent to www.Carterfuneralhomesinc.com
The Morning Journal, Lorain, Ohio, Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Mrs. Julia A. Johnson
The funeral of Mrs. Julia A. Johnson of Sellersburg, Ind., whose death occurred June 7, was held here on Wednesday of last week, with interment at Westwood. Mrs. Johnson, who was 66 years old, was a graduate of [OHS in 1877 and of] the college with the class of 1880. She leaves her husband and three children. Mrs. Sarah Inborden of Brick[?], N. C., is a sister and C. B. Evans of Oberlin a brother.
The Oberlin News, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, June 18, 1925, p. 1.

Rick Johnson
Rick Johnson, son of the late Leeother and Azalia Elizabeth Johnson, died suddenly on Nov. 3, 2007 in New York City.
Mr. Johnson was born and reared in Oberlin and graduated from Oberlin High School in 1967. After Oberlin High School, he obtained degrees from Columbia College and Harvard Business School and Law School. He worked in New York as a lawyer and investment banker at Sullivan and Cromwell, Salomon Brothers, Kelso & Co. and later for himself on several projects.
In addition to his professional achievements, Mr. Johnson enjoyed traveling the world experiencing different cultures and life’s adventures. One of his close friends described him as a 20th Century Renaissance man who loved the pursuit of knowledge, exquisite dining, fine wines, and beautiful women.
He lived in South Africa, visited Egypt and the Great Wall of China, hiked the Inca trail, and climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro for his 50th birthday. He was a voracious reader and shared his findings and often controversial insight through an extensive global e-mail network.
He was also actively involved in the affairs of the minority student body at Columbia and served as a mentor to many and helped them facilitate their dreams. To honor his contribution, the Black Alumni Council of Columbia University will present Mr. Johnson with its 2008 Black Heritage Award in February.
He is survived by his wife Weiwei Du and his brother Theodore (Mac) Johnson, nephew Wesley and sister-in-law Cynthia, all of New York City, as well as several cousins in the Oberlin area. His mother Azalia died in May, 2007. According to his wishes, there will be no formal service but an on-line memorial dedicated to his legacy may be found at http://www.rick-johnson.virtual-memorials.com. As a way of finding value in death, Mr. Johnson left instructions to donate his body to Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Tuesday, January 15, 2008.

Steven F. Johnson
Steven Frederick Johnson, Atlanta, age 52, died Dec. 23, 2009. Steven, also known as "Gesture Steve", attended high school in Oberlin, OH, where he was a National Merit Scholar, and elected to Who's Who Among American High School Students, 1974-75. He attended Vassar College and received BA and MS degrees from Georgia State Univ. He was a computer programmer and with partners formed Starsoft Solutions. He is survived by parents Herbert "Ted" and Delores, siblings, Kirsten, Eric, sister-in-law, Sherry, and niece, Rachel. A memorial service will be held at 3 PM, reception following, Sat., Jan. 16 at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 3264 Northside Pkwy., NW. Family will receive guests at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Nat'l Families in Action, www.national families.org or MS Society www. nationalmssociety.org/gaa. Arrangements by Cremation Society of the SOUTH in Marietta 770-420-5557.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, Ga., Wednesday, January 13, 2010.

Sylvia Champney Johnson
Sylvia [Weeks] Champney Johnson, a resident of La Posada in Green Valley, passed away on March 5, 2007.
She was preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Champney; two sisters and one brother.
She is survived by John Enoch Johnson, her husband of 64 years; son Bruce Champney Johnson; daughter Julia Johnson Stafford; five grandsons and three great-grandsons.
Sylvia was born in Oberlin, Ohio, graduated from [OHS in 1935 and from] Ohio Wesleyan University in 1939, and was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.
She taught for several years in Ohio secondary schools. A lifelong member of the Methodist Church, she was the pastor's secretary in the Annandale (Virginia) Methodist Church for 10 years, supporting 10 different ministers, sometimes three at a time.
A member of the Virginia Society of Ornithology, National Audubon, World Wildlife Fund, and other natural history societies, she was a birdwatcher and a supporter of wildlife in all forms.
An active person all her life, she was a member of the La Posada shuffleboard team for many years.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her favorite charities: Habitat for Humanity in Americus, Ga., Amnesty International in New York City, or Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Ala.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 19, 2007, at 10:30 a.m. in the Recreation Building at La Posada.
Green Valley News & Sun, Green Valley, Ariz., March 10, 2007.

Tracy Lee Johnson
Tracy Lee Johnson, 44, of Ocala, Florida, passed away Friday, November 19, 2010. He was born March 3, 1966 in Lorain, where he was a resident for most of his life.
He attended Oberlin Sr. High [Class of 1984] and Lorain County J.V.S. He enjoyed time with his family, reading and mechanics.
He is survived by his wife, Shelly Johnson of Port Clinton; daughters, Nicole (Beebe) [OHS ‘02] and Crystle (Britton) [OHS ‘04], both of Oberlin, Heather of LaGrange, Taylor and Madison of Port Clinton; sons, Jared and Jake of Port Clinton; grandchildren, Quest, Sarrina, Rocendo, Imogen, Katarina and Gabriel; parents, Lee and Sharon of Ocala, Florida; sister, Kimberly Casada of Amherst; nieces, Cassandra and Shanna; cousin, Vince and many aunts, uncles and friends.
Private family services were held.
The family wish to thank all of those who cared and loved him.
Tracy you were so loved, we’ll miss you, until we meet again.
The Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, Tuesday, December 7, 2010.

Holly Lorraine Johnston
Cleveland -- Holly Lorraine Johnston, 45, of Cleveland, formerly of Oberlin, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at Traditions Care Center, Cleveland, following a lengthy illness.
She was born Dec. 18, 1957, in Sewickley, Pa. She graduated from Oberlin High School in 1975 and the University of Cincinnati in 1981.
She was employed as a loan officer for Independence Bank in Washington, D.C., and as a computer operator for IBM in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
She was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir, was a member of the junior usher board and Guild Girls and attended Sunday Bible school.
She was a registered life guard. Growing up, she performed in dance recitals at Gremore Dance Studio, Oberlin. She enjoyed dance, animals, and bicycling.
Survivors include her parents William A. and Rosa Johnston of Oberlin; brother, William A. Johnston III of Dale City, Va.; and other relatives.
Cowling Funeral Home, Oberlin, handled arrangements.
The Morning Journal, Lorain, Ohio, Tuesday, February 25, 2003.

Mary Elizabeth Johnston
Mary Elizabeth Johnston, black educator and librarian, was born in Sandusky, Ohio on August 22, 1890 to David Henry (1852-99) and Mary (Phillips) Johnston (1857-1932; enr. Oberlin 1878-81). Her siblings were Byron B. Johnston (1887-1952), a Colgate University graduate and porter with the Pullman Company, and Ruth Johnston Freeman (1895-1966; Oberlin Kindergarten Training School, 1915), a kindergarten teacher. The family moved from Sandusky to Oberlin, Ohio in 1900 following the death of David Johnston. Mary Elizabeth graduated from Oberlin High School in 1908, beginning her undergraduate studies in English literature at Oberlin College in 1910. Unable to maintain good academic standing while supporting herself as a maid, she left Oberlin in 1912 with the intention of returning to complete her degree. On the recommendation of Julia Finney Monroe (1837-1930), Johnston was appointed as an English teacher at St. Augustine's College, an Episcopal boarding school for blacks near Raleigh, North Carolina. She held the post from 1912 to 1938. Johnston received the A.B. from Oberlin College in 1937 and the M.A. in Library Science from Kent State University in 1952 after twenty-two summers of study.
In 1938, Johnston resigned her post at St. Augustine's College and moved to Asbury Park, New Jersey, to the home of her sister, Ruth. In 1944, after several years of working as a domestic and teaching kindergarten, she found permanent employment at the Bordentown (New Jersey) Manual Training School for Negroes where she served as matron, teacher, and Dean of Girls (1952-55). In the aftermath of the 1954 ruling in Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, the Bordentown school was converted to a facility for mentally retarded boys. Unemployed as a result, Johnston accepted the position of public school librarian in Elizabeth, New Jersey in January 1956, working until July of that year before retiring and moving to Cleveland to be with her deceased niece's husband. There, she was active in support of Karamu House, the multi-ethnic community arts project, the Cleveland Public Library, and the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio. In 1964, she was a delegate to the General Convention of the Episcopal Church. During the last twenty years of her life, she was especially devoted to financing black education at Oberlin College. In a gesture of philanthropy rare among those of modest income, Johnston signed her financial resources over into a reversible trust with the college, drawing only a small monthly amount to meet expenses. Mary Johnston died on January 30, 1982. She was survived by her niece, Pauline Mary Johnston (1918-1957), her niece's family, and the family of her cousin, Theodore D. Phillips (Mus. B., Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1924).
Oberlin College Archives, http://www.oberlin.edu/archive/WWW_files/johnston_mary_b.html
Mary E. Johnston died Jan. 30, 1982, at her home in Cleveland. She was born Aug. 22, 1890, in Sandusky, Ohio. When she was 8 years old, her father died and the family moved to Oberlin the former home of Miss Johnston’s mother, Mary E. Phillips (Academy 1878-81). Miss Johnston completed her elementary and high school education in Oberlin and then attended the College for 2 ½ years [class of 1913]. In the second semester of her junior year (1912) she had to discontinue her studies because of financial problems.
She then taught English in Raleigh, N.C., at St. Augustine’s College, for 26 years. From there she went to Borden Town, N.J., and became dean of women and a teacher at Manual Training School. She was librarian for a brief time at Thomas Edison High School in Elizabeth, N.J. In 1955, she took a trip to England and Scotland to see the places she had discussed while teaching in her poetry classes. That same year, the state closed Manual Training School and Miss Johnston retired to Cleveland.
She then got involved in church activities. She was diocesan custodian at St. Andrews Episcopal Church and in 1964 was elected a delegate to the National General Convention of Episcopal Churches.
Miss Johnston also was involved with Seniors at Ohio Inc. In 1979 she received an award in recognition for her work in that organization. She was also a Golden Age Club of Karamu House member.
As a result of attending summer sessions over a period of 25 years, she received the A.B. from Oberlin in 1937. She then attended four summer terms at Kent State and received the M.A. in library science in 1952.
Miss Johnston was a member of the John Frederick Oberlin Society.
Her sister, Ruth Freeman ‘15k [OHS ‘12], is deceased.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Oberlin, Ohio, Summer 1982, pp. 58-59.

Roberta May Johnston Dies at Age of 19; Services Were Sunday
Funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon for Miss Roberta May Johnston, 19, who died at her home on West Ridge road late last Thursday afternoon, June 28. Miss Johnston, who had been ill for five months, was employed in the Kroger Grocery and Baking Company here before her illness.
A graduate of Oberlin High School with the class of 1944, Miss Johnston is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Johnston, five sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Jay Souslin of Elyria, and Dorothea, June, Rebecca, Joan, Donald and Dick, Jr. at home.
Burial was made in the North Murray Ridge cemetery.
Oberlin News-Tribune, Oberlin, Ohio, Thursday, July 5, 1945, p. 8.

Vernon O. Johnston
Vernon Ozro Johnston was born on February 7, 1873, and died on October 6, 1951, in Summit, New Jersey. He was the son of James E. and Dessalina Bates Johnston, his mother having graduated from Oberlin in 1859. [He graduated from OHS in 1892 and from Oberlin College in 1897.]
In 1900 he was granted the degree of Doctor of Laws by Western Reserve University. He practiced law in Cleveland for several years and then moved to Lincoln, Illinois, where he was president of the Lincoln Sand and Gravel Co.
He is survived by his wife, Grace, and by four children: Ruth (Mrs. Beverly Clarke), ’25; Marlies (Mrs. J. R. Cummins); Betty (Mrs. John Neher); and James.
The Oberlin Alumni Magazine, January 1952, p. 30.