Articles by YS News Staff :: Page 157

  • John Thomas Geis Sr.

    John Thomas Geis Sr. of Yellow Springs, 93, died Oct. 1 at his home. John was born Jan. 21, 1916, in Springfield. He was preceded in death by his son, John T. Geis Jr., parents Lorenz and Margareta Bergmann Geis, brothers Ferdinand, Leonard and Edward Geis and a sister, Mary Ray. John is survived by […]

  • Virginia McConnell Bush

    Virginia McConnell Bush died September 29 at Kettering Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born January 7, 1919, in Detroit, Mich., to Thomas Henry McConnell and Beatrice Williams McConnell. She grew up in Manhattan, N.Y., and Oliphant, Pa. Virginia acquired a great fondness and expertise for horseback riding as a youngster. She graduated […]

  • Joan W. Brucker

    Joan Wagner Brucker of Yellow Springs died peacefully at home October 2. She was surrounded by family and spent her last day in the care of her community of friends. Joan had been a cancer survivor since 1990. A lifelong believer in the joyful power of books, Joan served as librarian for schools in Springfield, […]

  • Barbara Cornell

    Barbara Esther Greene Cornell, age 88, died in Ithaca, New York, on August 28. She passed away peacefully in the company of her children following a long illness. Barbara was born on May 17, 1921, in Jefferson, Ohio, the daughter of Oakley and Ella Greene. She arrived in Ithaca in 2002, after bringing up her […]

  • Rollin T. Brewer Jr.

    Rollin Brewer, aged 86, died peacefully in Sedona, Ariz., after several illnesses. Born May 6, 1923, he died June 11 of this year. Rollin first came to Yellow Springs as a freshman at Antioch College in 1941. After military service in Japan and Korea, and after marrying Dilsey Arthur in 1944, Rollin graduated with a […]

  • Charles Colbert

    Charles Colbert, resident of Yellow Springs since 1950, died on Sept. 27 at age 90 at Friend’s Care Extended Living facility, surrounded by his family. He was born in Minneapolis on Feb. 19, 1919. He leaves his wife of 64 years, Rita; four of his five children: Kim Colbert of Milwaukee, Wis., Tod (Susie) Colbert […]

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Lois Miller won the third race of her freshman year on Saturday, Sept. 26, taking the title at the 28th annual Bellbrook cross country invitational. The Lady Bulldogs, with 59 points, improved their season record by taking home the second place trophy, just behind Bellbrook with 25 points, and ahead of Wilmington in third with 69.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    The YSHS football team lost 51–6 to Toronto High School on Friday, Sept. 18.

    Bulldog Roland Newsome brought down Toronto’s kickoff at their 30-yard line, but the visitors scored in the first three minutes of the game. That was followed by four touch downs in the first quarter.

  • Johnnie Paul

    Johnnie Ray “Peck” Paul, age 78, of Jamestown, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, at his residence. He was born October 15, 1930, in Norwood, Ohio, the son of Alva H. and Mildred (Reid) Paul. He grew up in the Yellow Springs area. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Donald and […]

  • Mona Howard

    Mona Ruth (Jackson) Howard died on August 18 at age 84 with sound mind and spirit. She was born August 31, 1925, in Bellefontaine, to Mary Ann and Robert Irvin Jackson. She retired from Wright-Patterson Air Force base in 1976, after employment as a computer systems analyst. She was known for creating beautiful beaded jewelry […]