Obituaries Section

  • Wanda Rebecca Johnson

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    Wanda Rebecca Johnson passed away on Dec. 5, at the Springfield Masonic Home in Springfield, Ohio. She was 84. Wanda was born in 1931, the daughter of Earl and Gladys Glass of Xenia, Ohio, the third of seven children. After completing school in Xenia, she went to work as a legal secretary in the law […]

  • Arlene Motter

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    Arlene Motter passed away on Dec. 6 after a courageous three year battle with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Arlene was born on Jan. 19, 1935, in Boston, Mass., to Vincent and Catherine (King) DeBonis. After graduating from Winthrop High School, Arlene worked as a telephone operator. She met Joe Motter while he was stationed at Fort Banks […]

  • Donald J. Davidson

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    Donald J. Davidson, New York, N.Y., died Dec. 3 after a battle with cancer. He was 80. Born Sept. 24, 1934, in Gentryville, Ind., to the late Dorothy Eberhardt Davidson and Harvey Harrison Davidson, Donald graduated from Farmland High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Antioch College. Drafted into the Army, he […]

  • Prudence Jane Deeter

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    Prudence Jane Deeter, of Hillsboro, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Highland District Hospital. She was 78. Prudence Jane was born in Dayton on July 27, 1936, the daughter of the late Leroy and Prudence Ann (Pennington) Loe. Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 50 […]

  • Mary Ellen Baker

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    Mary Ellen (McDonald) Baker (also known as “Brownie” or “Ben,” or simply “ME”) died Oct. 7th. Born Aug. 24, 1924, she was a very evolved member of her generation, thinking quite freely and expressing her love and sense of beauty and humor throughout her life, and definitely through her art. She had five children, whom […]

  • Anne Chalfant

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    Anne Chalfant died in her home in Yellow Springs. Her passing was not expected. Mrs. Chalfant was the mother of Craig Mesure, and “Nana” to Windom and Harper Mesure and Alice Miller. A memorial will be planned after the holidays. Details will be shared when arrangements are made. RELATED POSTS: Musical renewal for Havurah Faces […]

  • Anne Chalfant

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    Anne Chalfant died in her home in Yellow Springs. Her passing was not expected.

  • Elsie K. Baker

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    Elsie K. Baker, of Yellow Springs, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, Nov. 17. She was 85. Elsie was born on Feb. 25, 1929, in Clark County, the daughter of the late Christopher and Nancy (Gibson) Knox. To Elsie, family was the most important part of her life. She was raised in […]

  • Patricia ’Pat’ Martin Dell

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    Patricia “Pat” Martin Dell died peacefully at home on Thursday, Nov. 13, from complications following a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was 87. Born Aug. 10, 1927, Pat spent her childhood in Detroit, Mich. and Warren, Ohio, before attending Grier School for Girls, nestled in the heart of the Alleghenies. Pat cherished her time […]

  • James ‘Jake’ French Lehrer

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    James “Jake” French Lehrer died suddenly in Asheville, N.C. after a brief illness. He was 62.