Anna Jane Titus, 83, went home to be with the Lord on February 16, 2019. She was born to Emory and Freda Bateson at home in Tontogany, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband Capt. Terrance R. Titus (Vietnam 1965), her parents and sister Emily Taylor. She is survived by sister Norma Roberts, brother Emory Bateson, Jr., and brother-in-law David Titus; sons and their wives Stephen and Cherry Titus, Ron and Yun Pin (Robin) Titus, and Alan and Charlotte Titus; grandchildren Alison, Ruby, Leslie, Georgia, Hope and great-grandson Jackson. She will be missed by all her nieces and nephews, cousins, church family, and friends but we are all happy that she is walking the streets of gold in heaven greeting all of her family and friends that have preceded her.Anna Jane loved and served her church as secretary, Sunday school teacher, Awana leader and church organist. She also served as the high school and elementary school secretary for Emmanuel Christian School in Toledo, Ohio for 30 years before her retirement. She enjoyed helping people, traveling to many of the states in the United States, England and Europe and lots of visits to family, friends and especially her grandchildren. Anna Jane left an indelible mark on all those she came in contact with and was loved by all.Visitation will be held on Friday February 22, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 & 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 West Wooster St. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday February 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 749 S. Wintergarden Rd. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Pastor Tom Mullins will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Anna Jane, can be made to Emmanuel Christian Schools Scholarship Fund, Toledo, Ohio or to the Ladies Missionary Fellowship at First Baptist Church, Bowling Green Ohio.To share an online condolence with the Titus family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.
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Caleb Maxwell Holstein, 22, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019, surrounded by his family and friends. Caleb was a rising EDM artist and promoter, recording and performing in the Detroit club scene as HiTeK. Caleb was signed as a sponsored artist with Death2Reggies Apparel shortly after his debut performance at Elecktricity in Pontiac, Michigan. His eclectic style and dynamic stage presence kept the party going with a rhythm that can still be heard; in our ears and in our hearts. Caleb’s work can be found and enjoyed at https://soundcloud.com/cholstein/tracks. Caleb was a 2014 graduate of Bowling Green High School and worked at Pisanello’s Pizza, where he was known for his warm, caring personality. Caleb is survived by his mother: Marla (Stephen) Colon of Bowling Green, Ohio, father: Jason Holstein of California; his sisters, whom he loved and cared for deeply: Summer (Ryan Serrato) Woodman, Reagan Bowling, and Josephine Bowling of Bowling Green, Ohio; Grandparents: Sally Snider of Risingsun, Ohio, Paul (Shirley) Colon of Wauseon, Ohio, and Perry Ford of Merrill, Michigan; and his nephew, John Irish of Bowling Green, Ohio. He is also survived by his many friends, fans and supporters, known as ‘The Fam.’ Caleb will always be remembered for his kindness, positive energy and musical talent. In lieu of flowers or contributions, Caleb’s family ask that you continue to spread Caleb’s love and positive vibes. Visitation for Caleb will be held Thursday, February 21 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, immediately followed by his Celebration of Life in the Remembrance Chapel of Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory 1460 W. Wooster St. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve Caleb’s family and encourage those to share a fond memory or condolence by visiting www.hannemanfh.com.
Judy Kay Jennings, 76, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Wednesday February 13, 2019. She was born February 12, 1943 in Marion, Ohio to Don and Helen (Thetford) Ross. She married Dale M. Jennings on March 10, 1962 and he preceded her in death January 12, 2008.Judy worked as a secretary for the BGSU College of Technology for 25 years. She was a member of the Ladies Elks Lodge #818. She enjoyed playing bunco, gardening, shopping and having lunch with friends. Her greatest joy in life came from the quality time she spent with her grandchildren. She is survived by her children Tina (Mike) Hylant of Toledo, Ohio, Lisa Rood of Bowling Green, Ohio and Clayton (Brigitte) Jennings of Fort Wayne, Indiana, grandchildren Ashley (Tony) Lake, Matthew (Emily) Hylant, Allison Hylant, Andrew Hylant, Nicholas Hylant, Lauren Jennings, Courtney Jennings and Hannah Jennings and great-grandchildren Avery Martin, Jackson Martin and Gavin Lake. She is also survived by her partner Lester Ford, step-mother Ruth Mohn of Findlay, Ohio, sister Joan Morrow of Arizona and half-sister Marijo Kryger of Carey, Ohio.Judy’s funeral service will be held on Saturday February 16, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 West Wooster St. Tony Lake will officiate. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bowling Green. Visitation will be held Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be given in her memory to Bridge Hospice, 1069 Klotz Rd. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. To share an online condolence with the Jennings family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.
Rena M. Kersten, 91, of Bowling Green passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Rena was born on September 9, 1927 to the late Louis and Maxine (Shinew) Wagner. She was married to James F. Kersten until his death in 1986. Rena is survived by her daughters: Beverly (Chip) Frost of Fostoria, Ohio; Vicky (Joe) Konrad of Benson, Arizona; Cindy (Tony Jensen) Tyree, of Haskins, Ohio; Jane (Ken) Stearns of Bloomdale, Ohio; a son Larry (Rebecca) Kidd of Cygnet, Ohio; a brother John (Janet) Wagner; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; & 1 great-great-grandchild. Along with her parents and husband, Rena was preceded in death by a brother Joy Wagner. Rena worked as a secretary for the Ohio Department of Health for over 25 years. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and Rudolph Christian Church. Rena enjoyed playing golf and cards, holding babies, gardening, and going on vacation to any place warm. She was famous for her amazing peanut butter pie. She had a youthful spirit that was evident in her love for dogs and going to happy hour with friends. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, who will all miss her dearly. Visitation for Rena will be held on Monday, February 18, 2019 from 10:00AM to 11:00AM, immediately followed by a Celebration of Life Service at Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory, 1460 W. Wooster Street. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. The family will hold a private graveside service at Toledo Memorial Park. Memorial contributions in Rena’s honor may be gifted to the Wood County Humane Society or the American Heart Association. Hanneman Family Funeral Homes is honored to serve Rena’s family and encourage those to share a fond memory or condolence by visiting www.hannemanfh.com.
Susan Rahl-Huether, 73, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019, surrounded by her loving family in Bowling Green, Ohio. Susan was born to the late Robert and Margaret Andrews on December 21, 1945 in Findlay, Ohio. She graduated from The Ohio State University and joined the U.S. Army immediately after. After serving her country, Susan continued to serve her community by working for the Bowling Green State University as a public safety dispatcher and parking and traffic services officer. She retired from the university after over 25 years of service. Susan had a heart of gold. She enjoyed fishing, camping, and spending time outdoors. Together with her husband Daniel, they also enjoyed traveling to see historic covered bridges throughout the Midwest, sometimes on their motorcycles. She was a devoted wife, mom, grandma, and great-grandma that loved to bake. Susan was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and American Legion. Susan will be dearly missed by her husband Daniel Huether, her children; Jennifer (Jon), Fred (Michael), Tim, Laurie, and Missy; her stepmom Virginia; her sisters Shirley, Pam, and Peggy; her brother Chuck and her 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents and her daughter Sally Anne. Visitation for Susan will be on Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 11:00 AM until the time of her funeral service at 1:00 PM in the Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory 1460 W. Wooster St. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Flowers will be graciously accepted or donations in Susan’s honor may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Hanneman Family Funeral Homes is honored to serve Susan’s family and encourage those to share a fond memory or condolence by visiting www.Hannemanfh.com.
Irene Teresa (Farkas) Farr, 87, of Bowling Green, OH passed away Sunday February 10, 2019, at her residence at Heritage Corner. She was born in Portland Point, New York on August 27, 1931 to Michael and Theresa (Kosa) Farkas. She graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1949. On September 16, 1951, Irene married George Farr, who was stationed at BGSU with the US Air Force. For a time they lived in Cheyenne, Wyoming and Washington D.C. The couple settled back to Bowling Green in 1954 and she worked numerous jobs including Rossford Ordinance and LaSalle’s. Irene and George raised three sons: Michael, Brian and Darrin. After the sons had grown, Irene began working at the Bowling Green State University Jerome Library, retiring in 1993. For many years, Irene and George spent winters in Gulf Shores, Alabama, where they met other couples from Ohio and enjoyed Ohio Club get-togethers. She enjoyed day trips with her sisters, cross stitching, siting at the beach, reading, watching Cleveland Indians baseball and Cleveland Browns football games and going to casinos. Most of all, Irene loved spending time with her family. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bowling Green. She was preceded in death by her parents; son Brian; sisters Yolanda (Lonnie) Dulaney, Elizabeth (Betty) Frank; Margaret Horner; and brother Stephen Farkas. Irene is survived by her husband; sons Michael (Lori), Bowling Green; Darrin (Lori), Hamilton, OH; sister Carol Lashuay, Bowling Green; grandchildren Alicia West (Zack), Beavercreek, OH; Amanda Kiefer (Josh), Bowling Green; Emily Hohler (Nick), Midland, MI; Kelsey Farr, Hamilton, OH; Brianna Farr, Middletown, OH; Tyler Farr, Dayton, OH; Brennen Farr, Hamilton, OH; and seven great-grandchildren Aiden, Eleanor, Adelaide, Jacob, Brody, Wilder and Delaney. Visitation will be held on Tuesday February 12, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 West Wooster Street. Her Funeral service will be held on Wednesday February 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Amy Miller will officiate. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery,…
James P. Smith “Smitty”,66, of Bowling Green passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019. He was born on September 12, 1952 in Canton, Ohio to the late Paul M. and Patricia A. (Evans) Smith. He married Jean A. Simon in 1982 in Bowling Green, Ohio and she survives him. Along with his wife, Smitty is survived by his son Dustin Smith of Point Place; sister Shelly (Daniel) Heidy of Canton; and brother Mark Smith of Canton. Smitty was a 1969 graduate of Lehman High School in Canton and went on to earn his degree in business at Bowling Green State University in 1974. He owned and operated his own construction business Smith Construction for over 30 year until he retired in 2007. He was an avid golfer and would play as often as he could with his golfing buddies. He will be greatly missed. A Celebration of Life for Smitty will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home Remembrance Banquet Hall, 1460 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green, OH 43402. A golf outing in Smitty’s honor will be held at Bowling Green Country Club at a later date. Memorial Contributions may be gifted to The American Diabetes Association or The American Cancer Society. Hanneman Family Funeral Homes is honored to serve Smitty’s family and encourage those to share a fond memory or condolence by visitingwww.hannemanfh.com.
Marilyn Ruth Felder Greunke, 80, formerly of Bowling Green passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 after a decade long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Marilyn was born on March 12, 1938 in Oak Harbor to the late Marion Lieske (Youst) and Lowell Felder, a soldier that perished in WWII; Raymond Lieske (stepfather). Marilyn married Marlen Hoverson on March 11, 1961 and together had three children: Greg D. Hoverson, Lori (Jeff) Feasel and Lisa (Tom Berkebile) Hoverson. Marlen preceded her in death on February 6, 1968. Marilyn married Douglas Valentine on June 25, 1971 and had a daughter, Vicky Valentine-Adler. She married Meryl Greunke on September 29, 2001 and he and his son, Daniel (Regina) Greunke, survive her. Along with her children and Meryl, Marilyn is also survived by her grandchildren: Nathan Hoverson, Andrew Hoverson, Linsday Vetell, Mitchell Feasel, Connor Feasel, Amanda (Jordan) Montes, Jonathan Rohrs, Austin Berkebile, Kimberley Valentine and Sydney Adler; her sisters Joyce Tettau and Sharon (Jim) Farrow. She was also preceded in death by her second husband Douglas Valentine, stepsons Lee Greunke and Rich Greunke, daughter-in-law Lucie Hoverson, son-in-law Michael Adler, and brother-in-law Richard Tettau. Marilyn worked for the Department of Defense during High School and graduated from Oak Harbor in 1956. She studied education and history at Capitol University and was a member of Kappa Sigma Theta. Marilyn went on to work for U.S. Representative Delbert Latta in Washington D.C. Later, she operated Jack-n-Jill Nursery School and managed her real estate properties. She was also the president of the Saddlebrook Condo Association. She was a member of St. Marks’s Lutheran Church in Bowling Green. Marilyn enjoyed women’s bowling league, traveling, reupholstering furniture, ducks, birds, dogs, gardening and shopping. She will be dearly missed. Visitation for Marilyn will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 2:00 – 6:00 PM at Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory 1460 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green, OH 43402. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home Remembrance Chapel. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bowling Green. Memorial contributions…
Donald P. Wilks, 84, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Monday February 4, 2019. He was born November 15, 1934 in North East, Pennsylvania to Paul and Kathryn (Waltz) Wilks. He married Beverly Shaw on June 12, 1954 and she survives in Bowling Green. Don was a 1952 graduate of North East High School in North East, Pennsylvania. He served a tool & dye apprenticeship with the General Electric Company in Erie, Pennsylvania, graduating in 1956. He then went on to General Electric’s inter-office program to learn all the manufacturing process. Later on he worked for Marathon Special Products, relocating to Bowling Green with their new plant. Don worked for several years as the purchasing manager at Green Manufacturing, retiring in 1991. He had many hobbies and interests including hunting, woodworking, fishing for salmon up north and deep sea fishing. On one deep sea fishing trip, Don caught a trophy sailfish. He most enjoyed traveling and camping throughout the United States with his wife Bev on their touring Aspencade motorcycle with several good friends. Along with his wife of nearly 65 years, Bev, Don is survived by his children Cindy (Ed) Tyrrell of Bowling Green, Brian(Tenita) Wilks of Maumee, Ohio, and Marcy Abke of Pemberville, Ohio, grandchildren Sarah (Rob) Schwind, Jamie (Mollie) Tyrrell, Suzanna (Eric) Eberly, Abigail, Logan and Sydnie Abke and Cassie Celestino, great-grandchildren Tyler Schwind, Kate and Clayton Tyrrell, Reid Eberly, Christian, Adelyn and Gracelyn Celestino. He is also survived by his brothers Richard (Janet) Wilks of Prospect, Kentucky and Thomas (Ann) Wilks of Alvin, Texas, several nieces and nephews and his beloved furry friends Molly and Mo. Don’s funeral service will be held on Saturday February 9, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 315 S. College Dr. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Pastor Melanie Haack will officiate. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bowling Green. Visitation will be held Saturday morning at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Memorial contributions may be given in…
Lois A. Cheney, professor emerita of BGSU, died on February 4, 2019 at the Bowling Green Care Center. She was born on May 2, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio to Clark and Lillian (Burton) Cheney. Lois received her Bachelor’s Degree from Muskingum College, her Master’s Degree from Kent State University, and her Doctorate Degree from Michigan State University. She taught at Bowling Green State University for 33 years where she developed and directed the Reader’s Theater. Lois led numerous religious and educational retreats and conducted communication workshops for professionals throughout the country. Lois was the author of “God is No Fool.” Lois was very active for many years with the First Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green where she served as a deacon and an Elder on the church Session. She also served as a Sunday school teacher for teens and adults locally and nationally. Lois’s other interests were writing, being an avid reader and enjoying her rescue cat, Shyloh. She is survived by her great-niece Melissa Schmid and great-nephews Richard Gerhardt, Ryland Steen and Drew Steen. She was preceded in death by her sister Carol Durham and niece Sandy Durham. Her funeral service will be held on Monday February 11, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 West Wooster St. Revs. Gary and Mary Jane Saunders will officiate. Interment will follow at Wood County Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held Monday morning at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of her funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to First Presbyterian Church, 126 S. Church St. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. To share an online condolence please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.
David “Bryan” Williams, 76, of Bowling Green, Ohio and formerly of Maumee, Ohio passed away Friday February 1, 2019. He was born January 23, 1943 in Decatur, Illinois to the late Lynes “Bill” and Leona (Vendelsky) Williams. He married Nancy Summers on September 3, 1966 and she survives in Bowling Green. He was a graduate of Schlarman High School where he was named 1st team Parade All American. In 1961, he was named Mr. Illinois Basketball. He then went on to attend Xavier University where he received a basketball scholarship. In 1966, Bryan was drafted by the St. Louis Hawks. He was inducted into the Illinois Coaches Basketball Hall of Fame. Bryan worked as a teacher and basketball coach at Libbey High School. He was a member of The Knights of Columbus and enjoyed fishing, watching Nebraska football and his two cats, Glory and Spanky. Along with his wife of 52 years, Nancy, Bryan is survived by his children Ellen (Richard) Barnhizer, Bryan (Stacey) Williams, Molly (Steve) Crowe, Amanda (Phil) Siegel and Angie (John) McEwen. He is also survived by his 10 grandchildren Drew (Alex) Williams, Libby Crowe, Morgan Williams, Andrew Crowe, Madeline Williams, Jillian Crowe, Doug Siegel, Scott Siegel, Thomas McEwen and Matthew McEwen, brother James (Linda) Williams, sister Joyce Wright (Late Fred) along with numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday February 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 150 S. Enterprise St. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Father Mark Davis will officiate. Visitation will be held Friday morning at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass at 11:00 a.m. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Memorial contributions may be given in his memory to Ohioans Home Health Care, 28315 Kensington Ln. Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.The family would like to thank Holly Sapp with Ohioans Home Health Care for all of her loving care and patience. To share an online condolence with the Williams family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.
David Louis Rosebrock, 65, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away peacefully on February 2, 2019 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in BG. David was born on February 22, 1953. He was adopted shortly after his birth by Louis and Harriet Rosebrock of Bowling Green, Ohio, and he became their son for life. They preceded him in death. He married Jacquelyn Hope Wehrle on July 30, 1977 and she survives.David was a 1971 graduate of Bowling Green Senior High School. He had several educational interests throughout his life, including culinary arts & cosmetology. He loved to challenge himself, and he truly took pride in making the world a more beautiful place. David and his wife had an incredibly satisfying career for over a decade of owning a shop in downtown Grand Rapids, Ohio called “The Herbary & Other Curios”. David began growing herbs and exotic plants, their back yard and their shop became an educational experience as well as a hobby and a passion. Gardening remained his true passion throughout his life. David also enjoyed his career as a hair stylist for over 40 years. After building a clientele in his self-owned salon within their Grand Rapids shop, David furthered his career with the Fiesta Salons and First Choice Salon in Bowling Green and Toledo, Ohio where he remained employed until his recent retirement last fall. David and Jackie were blessed with two sons; Benjamin David Rosebrock (Kelly Shultz) and grandson, Vincent Rosebrock and Nathaniel Edward Rosebrock (Shelby Gonyer), granddaughter MaKenna, and grandsons Parker and Anderson, all of Bowling Green, Ohio. David is also survived by one sister (for life), Sue (Rosebrock) Davis (Glenn Davis), one nephew Rick Gilbert (Amy Hoffman) also of Bowling Green and one niece Samantha Davis of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Visitation will be held on Thursday February 7, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 West Wooster St. A Celebration of Life Service will immediately follow at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Jamie Valaquez will officiate.Memorial contributions may be given in his memory to…
Judith Ann Snyder (Musson), age 77, Bowling Green, Ohio passed away peacefully at Bridge Hospice, Bowling Green, Ohio, January 30, 2019, after a brief illness.She was born July 15, 1941 at home, Pemberville, Ohio, to William J. and Edith I. (Irwin) Musson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arlyn W. Snyder, Bowling Green, Ohio and her parents.Judy was a 1959 graduate of Eastwood High School, and has worked the past 30 years as a receptionist at the Bowling Green City Schools Central Administration office. She also has been the organist for 30 years at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, New Rochester, Ohio. Judy was an active member of the Wood County Beef Produces Association as their ambassador and coordinator for over 20 years, American Hereford Association, showing calves at the Wood County Fair in her younger years, feeding and breeding as they acquired more of a herd. Other memberships included, a 45 year membership of Beta Sigma Phi, Otsego School board, Tontogany American Legion Auxiliary, Whitehouse A’s and Pen-Ohio Model A’s Flying Quail antique car clubs. Judy is survived by her sister, Mary Jane Busdeker, (Douglas), nephews Steve Lemmerbrock (Shauna), Curt Lemmerbrock (Courtney), David Lemmerbrock (Maria), great nephews, Neil and Ross Lemmerbrock, Connor Lemmerbrock, great nieces, Justina Casiano and Avery Lemmerbrock, cousin John (Natalie) Mitchell and step-brother Larry Eschedor, Woodville, Ohio. Special friends Linda, Gary and Kevin Hall and Dave and Erin Nietz. Visitation will be held on Sunday February 3, 2019 from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 West Wooster St. Her funeral service will be held on Monday February 4, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 14545 New Rochester Rd. Pemberville, Ohio 43450. Rev. Bruce Bair will officiate. Interment will follow at Fish Cemetery. Additional visitation will be held on Monday morning at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m.Memorial contributions may be made to Otsego FFA, Bridge Hospice, Bowling Green, Ohio or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. To share an online condolence with the family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.
D. James McCray, 94, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Sunday January 27, 2019. He was born January 30, 1924 in Corry, Pennsylvania to Clifford B. McCray and Ethel (Walker) McCray Mitchell. He married Bonnie Ulrey on October 21, 1945 and she preceded him in death June 6, 2004.Jim was the Director of Buildings and Grounds for Bowling Green City Schools for 30 years, retiring in 1987. He was a member of First Christian Church in Bowling Green. He is survived by his daughters Ruth Ann McCray of Bowling Green and Sue (Rob) McCabe of Delmar, New York, brother-in-law Bill Harrison and sister-in-law Barbara (Larry) Schafer. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.Along with his wife Bonnie, Jim was preceded in death by his parents, step-father Leonard E. Mitchell, step-mother Harriet Simpson McCray, brother Roger M. McCray and sister Cynthia E. Fletcher.His funeral service will be held on Friday February 1, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at First Christian Church, 875 Haskins Road Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Pastor Matt Every will officiate. Interment will follow at Plain Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday morning at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at Noon. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home in Bowling Green.Memorial contributions may be given in his memory to First Christian Church or Bridge Hospice, 1069 Klotz Rd. Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.To share an online condolence with the McCray family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.
Beverly Jean Swope, 84, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Sunday January 20, 2019. She was born September 27, 1934 in Bowling Green to Russell and Myrtle (Gonyer) Augustine. She married Robert E. Swope on October 3, 1953 and he survives in Bowling Green.Beverly enjoyed cooking, baking and preparing meals and a loving home for her family. Her greatest joy in life came from the time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. Along with her husband of 65 years, Robert, she is survived by her son Ross Swope of Bowling Green, daughter Susan (Doug) Fiebelkorn of Bowling Green and grandchildren Alexis Fiebelkorn and Austin Fiebelkorn.She was preceded in death by her sisters Shirley Woda, Rose Hoot, Ruth Smith and Ethel Mae Augustine. Services were held privately for family with interment at Union Hill Cemetery in Bowling Green. Arrangements have been entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142.To share an online condolence with the Swope family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.