Dow Bates Obituary
Deaths and Funerals David Clark David Clark, 79, of 120 E. Washington Washington St died Yesterday in City Hospital. He was seriously ill five months. Born Sept. 27, 1875, near LaRue, he was a son of Noah and Letitia Ridgway Clark. Oct 7, 1896, in LaRue, he married Edna Dutton who died Feb. 3, 1950, in LaRue. He was a real estate dealer 16 years. Surviving are his seven children, Clifford Clark, Mrs. Clifford Thompson, and Mrs. Joseph Miller, Miller, all of LaRue. Mrs. Gail Paddock Paddock and Mrs. Walter Gillis, both of Marion, and Marvin J. Clark and Mrs. Howard Hoffman, both of Wakeman; 22 grandchildren; 20 great - grandchildren; a brother, jfranK caarK oi willard, Kan.; a half-brother, half-brother, half-brother, Theodore Clark of Houston, Tex.; and two half-sisters, half-sisters, half-sisters, half-sisters, Mrs. Charles Sidenstricker of Marion and Mrs. Harley Roberts Roberts of Coca, Fla. Five brothers and a sister preceded him in death. Funeral services will be conducted conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Ford Funeral Home at LaRue. Rev. Leland Wiley will officiate. Burial will be at LaRue. Friends may call at the funeral home. ficiate. Burial will be at LaRue. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7:30 tonight Willard C. Curts BUCYRUS Willard C. Curts, 85, retired farmer, and a resident of Bucyrus, died at 10:30 a.m. muimay in uie taiue curbing Home, Millersburg, O. He had! been there for the past three and one-half one-half one-half weeks and had been in failing health for the past one and one-half one-half one-half years. uuiu auuc iuus, m i more, he was the son of Hiram and Mary Jane Ekleberry Curts. I He was first married to Hulda ' Woods on March 11900. She died Jan. 17, 1920. He was married Dec. 24. 1922, to Lucy Foster, who died Jan. 31, 1947. Surviving are: two daughters, Mrs. DorcUiy Reber of Eucyrus and Mrs. Sarah Gongwer of Ha ro ster; one son, Arthur Curts of Bu cyrus; seven grandchildren; three great - grandchildren; and one brother, Frank Curts of Sycamore Cwo sisters and three brothers pre ceded him in death. i in Svca- Svca- He was a lifetime resident Wyandot and Crawford County. in k hM Dow Gerald Bates Dow Gerald Bates, 58, of Rayl's Corners, near Green Camp, died at 2:55 p.m. yesterday in University University Hospital in Columbus. He was ill six months. Born April 23, 1896, in Dunkirk, he was the son of William Riley Bates and Isabel Orth Bates. Oct. 28, 1916, at Kenton, he married Blanche Baughman. A farmer at Rayl's Corners 30 years, h,e moved there from LaRue. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church near Marion. . m, , . ..- ..- , at l: Ptm. inursaay in me immoral Hnmo with Pev Rnre Tj. Chideste officiating. Burial will of-in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Sy- Sy- camore. Friends may call Wednes- Wednes- day from 7 to funeral home. 9 p.m. at the Mrs. Conrad J. Lohr CRESTLINE Mrs. Mary Lohr, 69, wife of Conrad J. Lohr of Crestline, died at 1 a.m. today in Galion City Hospital. She was ill two months. Born Feb. 26, 1885, in Richland County, she was a daughter of George and Marcella Foulk Mork Surviving are his widow, and!- and!- Her marriage was Feb. 5 1907 four children, Mrs. Reed Fetter and Norman Bates, both of near Marion, William of Green Camp, and Mrs. Frank Stover of Gurley Ave. in Marion; nine grandchildren; grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Ethel Price of D, vis St. Funeral services will be conducted conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Boyd Funeral Home on W. Columbia Columbia St. Rev. Wilbur Budke will of- of- She was a member of First English English Lutheran Church, of the Ladies' Aid Society and the Ladies Bible Class of the Church; a member of Harmony Chapter, OES: a past councilor of. Good Hope Council, D. of A.; and member member of the Merry Hour Club. Surviving with her husband are two children, Mrs. James Sherer of Balboa, Canal Zone, and Mrs.