Raisch, Fred:

 

Raisch, Kathine:

 

Ramsey, Frank: Brother of William "Babe" Ramsey

 

Ramsey, William "Babe":

 

Reiff, Ada: wife of Raymond

 

Reiff, Raymond: farmer, Rt. 177, south of Darrtown. Dairy farm (Holstein catt.e)

 

Requarth, Harvey A.: The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal - "Harvey A. Requarth Jr., 81 of Darrtown, died early Friday morning, June 16. He was born on July 16, 1918 in Dayton. He graduated from Oakwood High School in Dayton, and attended Miami University. On Aug. 22, 1942, he married Mary Elizabeth Harris at the Harris farm on Scott Road in Darrtown. They returned to Scott Road 55 years later and settled into a home they built there in 1997. A private graveside service was held n Monday, June 19, at the Darrtown Cemetery. The Smith & Ogle Funeral Home, Oxford, was in charge of the services. The family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 4411 Hamilton-Richmond Rd., Oxford, Ohio 45056 or Habitat for Humanity, Richard Bement, 6381 State Rd., Somerville, Ohio 45064 or the charity of your choice."

 

Rice, Evelyn (Hileman) (1926-2010): Darrtown resident; wife of Alfred; mother of Carl, Janet, Judy, and Jim. The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal News: "RICE, Evelyn age 84, of Darrtown OH passed on Wednesday, September 8, 2010. Evelyn was born August 26, 1926 in Indiana to Denver and Faye (Waltz) Hileman. She was preceded in death by her husband Alfred Rice and daughter Janet Bowlin. Evelyn is survived by her children, Carl (Vel) Rice, Jim (Debbie) Rice, Judy (Robert) Hulshult, Melissa Lohr, son-in-law Bob Bowlin; sisters Mary Louise Lutz and Elizabeth Howard , eleven grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and special friend David Mooney. Evelyn was an avid bowler for many years. Funeral services will be held on Friday September 10, 2010 at 2 PM at Smith & Ogle Funeral Home, 5086 College Corner Pike, Oxford, OH 45056 (next to Bob Evans) with Reverend Paul Ayers officiating. Visitation will be from 12 PM until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Darrtown Cemetery."

 

Rinal, Jeanne (McVicker) (1924-2012): The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal - March 19, 2012: "RINAL, Jeanne 87, of Otterbein-Lebanon Senior Lifestyle Community, died Friday, March 16, 2012. Born Doris Jeanne McVicker on April 12, 1924, her parents were Opal (nee: Trew) and Luther McVicker of Darrtown, OH. She preferred to be called Jeanne and attended grade school in Darrtown with her sister Mary and brother Don. Later, she graduated from McGuffy High School in Oxford, OH and received a Bachelor's in Education and Master's in Guidance & Counseling from Miami University. In 1944, Jeanne married Richard Warren Rinal. Jeanne & Dick lived in Waukeegan, IL and Hamilton, OH. They had three children, Sharon Francis (David) of Lebanon, OH, Sally Johnson (Kim) of Isle, MN, and Jon Rinal (Gail) of Camden, OH. They were blessed with 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Also surviving are brother-in-law, Larry Simison of Hamilton, OH, and nieces, Nancy Walterman and Peggy Arcari. Jeanne was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, sister and infant son, Richard. Jeanne enjoyed a long teaching career. She taught business and cooperative ed at Hamilton High and Taft High Schools in Hamilton, OH from 1958-1986. She also served the schools as a guidance counselor. Jeanne was a member of Delta Kappa Gama, Ohio Retired Teachers, The Priscilla Club of Darrtown and the Grace United Methodist Church of Hamilton. Her hobbies included sewing and ballroom dancing. She was diligent in her bookkeeping, both at work and home. Jeanne will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 21st, 10-11:00 AM, with the funeral service immediately following, all at the Otterbein-Lebanon Chapel. A graveside committal service will take place Wednesday, March 21st, 2:00 PM, at the Darrtown Cemetery. Memorial donations are requested to either Crossroads Hospice or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund. Online condolences are available at www.hoskinsfh.com."

 

Russell, Caroline (Lemmons): wife of Kenneth "Kenny" Leland Russell

 

Russell, Douglas:

 

Russell, Gary:

 

Russell, Kenneth "Kenny" Leland: Darrtown resident; husband of Caroline (Lemmons) Russell

 

Russell, Marvin:

 

Schlabach, Ralph: See photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Opal Trew) standing at center, back row.

 

Schmidt, Frederick: (1878-1964) Darrtown resident; the following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal: "Mr. Schmidt was born in Waldensburg, Germany on October 8, 1878 t o John Frederick Schmidt and Catherine (Jockel) Schmidt. In 1882, Mr. Schmidt was brought to Darrtown by his parents and he was educated in the schools of Darrtown. On November 28, 1901, Frederick Schmidt married Louise C. Sprang From 1902 to 1931, Mr. Schmidt was employed by R. Kirk Mee as a caretaker. During World War II, Mr. Schmidt worked as a pipe-fitter at Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton. Later, he was self-employed as a painter and carpenter. Because of ill health, Mr. Schmidt retired and moved to Hamilton to live with his son, Arthur Raymond Schmidt. He was a member of the St. Matthew Lutheran Church of Darrtown. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Louise Schmidt; two sons: John Frederick Schmidt of Middletown and Arthur Raymond Schmidt of Hamilton; one grandson, Dr. Frederick Schmidt, Brentwood, Cincinnati dentist; and three great-grandchildren: Cheryl, Mary Elizabeth, and William Schmidt, all of Cincinnati. Mr. Schmidt was buried in the Darrtown Cemetery; pallbearers included: Harry Teckman, R. Kirk Mee, Clem Pfaff, Ellis Glardon, William M. Miller, and Robert Warehime."

 

Schmidt, Louisa C.: The following two obituaries appeared in undated newspaper clippings:

> "Mrs. Louisa C. Schmidt, 93 died Sunday, at 6:30 a.m., in the Golden Years Nursing Home, where she had been a patient, since Aug. 15. She was born in Middletown, a daughter of Charles and Josephine Sprang. She was educated in the Middletown public schools. She married Frederick Schmidt on Nov. 28, 1901, in the St. John United Church of Christ, in Hamilton. He preceded her in death in 1964. They resided in Darrtown, until 1943, moving to Hamilton to live with their son, Raymond Schmidt. She was the oldest member of St. Matthew Church, Darrtown. She was a member of Senior Citizens, Collinsville Grange, Sunday School Pals of Darrtown, and WSCS of Darrtown. Survivors include two sons, John Schmidt, Middletown, and Raymond Schmidt, Hamilton; a grandson, Dr. W. Frederick Schmidt, Brentwood; three great-grandchildren, Cheryl Schmidt, William Schmidt, and Mary Elizabeth Schmidt, all of Brentwood. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Zettler Funeral Home, 2646 Pleasant Ave."

> "Mrs. Schmidt: Funeral services for Mrs. Louisa C. Schmidt, 93, 301 Harrison Ave., who died Sunday, in the Golden Years Nursing Home, will be Thursday, at 2:30 p.m., in the Zettler Funeral Home, 2646 Pleasant Ave. Visitation will be Wednesday, 4-8 p.m. Burial will be in the Darrtown Cemetery. The Collinsville Grange will hold services at the funeral home, Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m. Donations may be made to the Senior Citizens or a favorite charity in Mrs. Schmidt's memory, the family suggests."

 

Schmidt, Marie (Miller): Darrtown supporter; educator in the Darrtown schools; member of the Darrtown Lutheran Church; wife of Arthur Schmidt, whose parents resided in Darrtown. For more information, see Biography - Schmidt, Marie.

 

Schmidt, Raymond: Husband of Marie (Miller) Schmidt; see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Opal Trew) standing at center, back row.

 

Schultheiss, Anna Loraine (Gerber) (___ - 2011): Former Darrtown resident; the following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal News: "SCHULTHEISS, Anna Loraine age 90, died June 2, 2011. She was born on September 20, 1920 in Butler County, Ohio, to Harold E. Gerber and Caroline C. Eisner. She lived most of her life in Darrtown, Ohio later moving to Hamilton, Ohio. She moved to Salt Lake City, Utah in May of 2007 due to her health and was living in Emeritus Assisted Living. She lived out her days in the Memory Care Unit at Emeritus until her death. She enjoyed gardening and also loved all kinds of flowers. Her favorite pass time was crocheting and sewing. Reading was her passion. She is survived by her daughter, Myrna (Uhl) Feyh, and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Carol (Uhl) Baker and one brother Gail Gerber, and her husbands: Charles G. Uhl, John Schumacher and Adrian Shultheiss. The family would like to thank Emeritus Memory Center and all of the great care she received by the many CNA's, especially Jesse and Americo, whom mom loved. We would also like to thank Debbie from Hospice and all of the other nurses and doctors who took such good care of her. Funeral service will be held on June 11, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Hoytsville Ward, in Hoytsville, Utah. Visitation will be prior to the services at 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Hoytsville Cemetery. Send condolences to the family at www.walker-mortuary.com."

 

Schuster, Ruth L.: The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal: "Ruth L. Schuster, 82, of 338 N. Locust St., Oxford, died Friday evening, Dec. 4, at Oxford View Nursing Center near Oxford. Born April 5, 1916, in Darrtown, Ohio, she was the daughter of Lima and Carrie (Weiss) Bowers. She had lived in the Butler County area all her life, and was a member of the Collinsville Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur B. Schuster, in 1984; her parents; and a sister, Luella Irwin. Survivors include a daughter, Karen L. Binegar of Oxford; two brothers, William F. (Betty) Bowers of Eaton and Donald (Roberta) Bowers of Jeffersonville, Ohio; a grandson, Glenn Binegar; a niece, Linda Woesner; and three nephews, William D. Bowers, Bobby Irwin and Ronnie Irwin. Funeral services were Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Showalter-Blackwell-Long Funeral Home, Baker Chapel, College Corner, Ohio, with the Rev. Robert Clark officiating. Burial was in Darrtown Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Collinsville Presbyterian Church, or to Hospice."

 

Shafer, Imogene (Schultz) (1940-2014): The following obituary was reported in an April 30, 2014 email from Paulette Sloane (Imogene's sister): "Imogene S. Shafer age 73, formerly of Shippensburg, died Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Green Ridge Village, Newville. She was born Tuesday, July 23, 1940 in Hamilton, OH, the daughter of the late Herman and Helen V. (Guiler) Schultz . Imogene graduated from Talawanda High School in 1958. She moved to Pennsylvania in 2007. Her husband, Carl R. Shafer died November 7, 1983. She is survived by a daughter, Carlena Moore of Eaton, OH, a son, Rex A. Shafer of Eaton, OH; two granddaughters: Julie Carney of Newville and Candy Smith of Newburg; four grandsons: Robert Heindl of Eaton, OH, Michael Heindl of Statesville, NC, Nathen Shafer of New Castle, IN and Gavin Shafer of Hamilton, OH; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Paulette Sloane of Florida, a half-sister, Cathy Williams of Ft. Wayne, IN and a half-brother, Wayne Wilkerson. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Virginia Rauber who passed  August 22, 2013. Professional services are entrusted to Dugan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. A Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, April 30th with John King officiating at Dugan Funeral Home and Crematory."

 

Shaw, Elizabeth: See photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Opal Trew) standing at center, back row.

 

Simison, Lawrence "Larry" Wesley: The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal, September 19, 2015. "Simison, Lawrence Wesley Was born in 1925 at 1905 Simison Road, Spring Valley, Ohio. The son of Ormond and Marie Simison, Larry graduated from Spring Valley Schools and attended Miami University. On January 9, 1949, he married Mary Lou McVicker. They enjoyed over 57 years of marriage. Larry enjoyed all sports, especially softball and golf, bowling and horseshoe pitching. He was employed at the Hamilton Journal-News for 27 years, most of those years as Manager of Classified Advertising, and also was a realtor for 25 years. Though he lived most of his married life in Hamilton, Darrtown became his second home. He was recently recognized as Trustee Emeritus of Darrtown United Methodist Church. The many organizations Larry participated in over the years included Junior Order of American Mechanics, Partners in Prime, Senior Golf League, Special Deputy of Butler County, Otterbein Auxiliary, Social Member of VFW Post 1069, the Darrtown Livestock Protective Association, and the Darrtown United Methodist Church. Larry took great joy in his friends and family. He was preceded in death by his wife and his older sister and brother. He is survived by his dearest friend Rose Williams, his sister Evelyn Roseler; his daughters Peg (Michael) Arcari and Nancy (Ed) Wolterman; grandchildren Nick Arcari, Miel (Scott) Binford, Justin (Kelly) Wolterman, Eric Wolterman, Vivian (Deric) Barnes, Joanna (Jay) Jafari; seven great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A celebration of Larry's life will be held at Darrtown United Methodist Church, Pastor Chris Trumbull officiating, on Saturday, September 19. Visitation at 10 a.m. with service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Darrtown United Methodist Church or Otterbein-Lebanon Hospice. Arrangements by Ogle & Paul Young Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent on line to www.ogleyoungfuneralhome.com"

 

Simison, Mary Louise: The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal, August __, 2006. "Simison, Mary Louise Age 80 passed from this life on Friday, August 18, 2006, after a brief illness. She was raised by her living parents in Darrtown, Ohio. Mary attended the former Darrtown and Collinsville schools and graduated from McGuffey High School in Oxford. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in social work from Miami University, where she met he husband Larry. She was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. Mary and Larry were married on January 9, 1949 at the Oxford (United) Methodist Church. Mary is a beloved life-long member of the Darrtown United Methodist Church. Mary's 42 year career in social services included serving at the Butler County Welfare Department, Mercy Hospital, the Children's Home, and many years as an adult probation officer with the Butler County Court of Common Pleas, serving three years as Chief Adult Probation Officer for the county. However, Mary's greatest gift was her unconditional love which she gave to everyone. Mary was preceded in death by her brother Don McVicker, her mother Opal Trew McVicker, and her father Luther S. McVicker. Mary's loving family includes her husband Larry; sister Jeanne Rinal; daughters Peggy (Michael) Arcari and Nancy (Ed) Wolterman; adult grandchildren Nick Acari, Miel Arcari, Justin Wolterman, Eric Wolterman, Vivian (Deric) Barnes, and Joanna Arcari; her great grandson Liam Michael Barnes, and many extended family members. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 20, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Darrtown United Methodist Church, Walnut at Oxford Street, Darrtown, Ohio. Services will be held Monday, August 21, at 10:30 am, Rev. Ed Beck, officiating. Graveside will follow at Darrtown Cemetery. The family suggests in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to Darrtown United Methodist Church, ℅ Sally Hansel, 2976 Trenton-Oxford Rd., Oxford, OH 45056"

 

Smith, Genevieve (Genny) M.: The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal News: "Smith, Genevieve M. (Genny) - Age 80, of Darrtown, died Sunday, August 4, 2013, in Fort Hamilton Hospital. She was born in Hamilton on May 1, 1933, the daughter of George and Jessie M. (Hayes)) Grabel. She married Paul Smith on December 23, 1950, in Liberty, Indiana and he preceded her in death on November 16, 1999. Genny worked for Ohio Casualty Insurance Company for 20 years, retiring June 30, 1988. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and a member of the Hilltoppers Group. She was also a member of the Hanover Grange since 1950 and served as chaplain and was a former volunteer at McCullough-Hyde Hospital. She is survived by four daughters; Shirley (Darrell) Messer, Waynesville; Paulette (Fred) Burckey, Fairfield; Beverly (John) Finn, Chicago, Illinois; and Peggy (John) Smith, Hamilton; a son, Steve Smith, Darrtown; ten grandchildren, Jason, Heather, and Heidi Messer, Donna Smith, Jamie Alexander, Kristi Myers, Christopher Taggart, Amy Ragland, Darcy Ward, and Jessica Patton; 18 great-grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Paul, her sister Mary Brisco, and her granddaughter, Erika Smith. Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1770 Eaton Road, Hamilton, with Pastor Joe Tassell officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 7, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Weigel Funeral Home, 980 N. W. Washington Blvd."

 

Smith, John: farmer, Rt. 177, north of Darrtown; the following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal News: "John S. Smith, 56, 5175 Hamilton-Richmond Road, Oxford, died Wednesday morning at his home. He was born in Oxford Township, son of John W. and Nettie (Beckett) Smith and graduated from Darrtown High School. A well-known farmer in the Darrtown area, Mr. Smith drove a school bus in the Talawanda district 13 years. He was a member of the Darrtown Methodist Church, the Knights of Pythias of Darrtown and the Milford Township Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. Smith was a former member of the Moose and Eagle lodge in Hamilton. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Helen Smith; two daughters, Mrs. Pat Lipscomb, Fairfield, and Mrs. Pam Hampton, Oxford; a son, Michael E. O'Leary, at home; and a brother, Wilbur Smith, Sun City, Ariz. Service will be Saturday at 2 p.m., in the Marshall-Smith Funeral Home, Oxford. Burial will be in the Darrtown cemetery. Visitation is today, from 7-9 p.m. The family suggests that, in lieu of flowers, those who desire make contributions in Mr. Smith's memory to the Darrtown Fire Department or the Oxford Life Squad." Also, see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School Grade 3, 1925-26

 

Smith, Paul A.: The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal News: "Mr. Paul A. Smith, age 72, a resident of Darrtown, died Tuesday, November 16, 1999, at 9:00 a.m., in Fort Hamilton Hospital. He was born in Butler County, the son of Raymond and Ruth D. (Imhoff) Smith. He was a graduate of Reily High School and a veteran of the United States Army, serving from May, 1946 to October, 1947. He married Genevieve Grabel on December 23, 1950, in Liberty, Indiana. He retired as an electrical inspector for Butler County and was currently employed as an electrical inspector for the City of Oxford. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, where he served as a trustee and in various other offices. He was past president of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, Ohio Chapter. He entered the Reily Grange and has been a member for over 55 years, currently serving as Master of the Hanover Grange for the past 15 years. He was a charter member and steering committee member of the Southwestern Butler County Water Association. He is survived by his wife, Genevieve; one son, Steven Smith of Darrtown; four daughters, Shirley Messer and her husband, Darrell, of Waynesville, Ohio, Paulette Burckey and husband, Fred of Indian Springs, Beverly Pitman and husband, Bruce of Oxford, and Peggy Kelly and husband, John of Hamilton; three brothers, Melvin Smith of Hamilton, Charles Smith of Bradenton, Florida, and Dale Smith of Marion, Indiana; two sisters, Marion Dowd and husband, Ralph of Hamilton, and Janet Rohling and husband, Larry of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Merle Smith; a sister, Wilma Smith; and a granddaughter, Erica Nichole Smith. Funeral services will be held Friday, at 2:00 p.m., at the Immanuel Baptist Church, 1770 Eaton Road, with Rev. Mark Wurzelbacher and Rev. Darrell Messer officiating. Burial will be in Darrtown Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 980 N.W. Washington Blvd., and Friday, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the church."

 

Snavely, Jacob: The following obituary appeared in an undated newspaper clipping - "Jacob Snavely Rites Saturday - Graveside services for Jacob Snavely Jr., 74, Darrtown Road, Darrtown, will be held at 2:30 o'clock, this afternoon, at Darrtown Cemetery. The Marshall-Smith Funeral Home, Oxford, is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be George Nichol, John Smith, Raymond Reiff, Thomas Reiff, Kay Strong, and Russell Bauer. Mr. Snavely died suddenly Wednesday afternoon, at home, and was found Friday. His death was unexpected and comes as a shock to his family and friends. A popular resident of the Darrtown area, Mr. Snavely was born in Hanover Township on Dec. 25, 1896, the son of Jacob and Catherine Wismeyer Snavely, and was educated in the public schools of that area. A maintenance man at Miami University for many years, until his retirement, Mr. Snavely leaves two sisters, Mrs. Elmond P. Bishop, Somerville, and Mrs. Rose Loos, Phoenix, Ariz.; a brother, Ben Snavely, Bradenton, Fla.; other relatives and a wide circle of friends. He was preceded in death by a sister, Lillian Snavely, and a brother, Edward Snavely."

 

Snavely, Marian: See photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Opal Trew) standing at center, back row.

 

Stevens, Jimmie: See photo; Organizations/Page 2/Darrtown Purple Skunks Baseball Team.

 

Teckman, Charles: see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Marie Miller) standing at the right.

 

Teckman, Edward: The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal (dated 1936). "Edward Teckman, age 79, janitor of the Darrtown school since 1920, died Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at his home, following a week's illness of influenza. Mr. Teckman was born in New York, January 6, 1857. On February 10, 1887, he married Anna Yeakle, who died January 1, 1926. He was a member of the St. Matthew's Lutheran church in Darrtown for more than 60 years. Surviving are two sons, Harry and Louis Teckman of Darrtown; two sisters, Mrs. Amelia Taylor of Hamilton and Mrs. Lottie Hohwig of Indianapolis; and two grandchildren, Charles and Joan Teckman. One son, Arthur Teckman, died in infancy. Funeral services will be held at the home of son, Harry Teckman, at Darrtown, Tuesday at 2:30 p.m., with Rev. Roger Imhoff officiating. Internment will be in Darrtown."

 

Teckman, Harry: Darrtown resident; trucker (livestock and milk route); husband of Virginia; father of Charles Teckman and Joan (Teckman) Haskins.

 

Teckman, Louis J. "Swack": The following death notice appeared in the Saturday, January 29, 1955 edition of the Hamilton Journal and Daily News / SOURCE: newspaperarchives.com. / "Funeral services for Louis J. (Swack) Teckman, 67, widely known resident of Darrtown, who died Friday at 2:45 p.m., in Mercy Hospital, will be conducted Sunday, at 2:30 p.m., from the Marshall-Smith Funeral Home, Oxford. Officiating will be the Rev. James Baldwin, pastor of St. Matthew Lutheran Church of Darrtown, of which Mr. Teckman was a member. Burial will be in the Darrtown Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight, between 7 and 9 o'clock. Mr. Teckman, who has been in failing health for a number of years, was born near Darrtown, on April 25, 1887, a son of Edward and Anna Yeakle Teckman. He resided in that community his entire life. As a young man, Mr. Teckman entered the trucking business, with his father and brother, Harry Teckman of Darrtown. Respected by his many friends, his death brings sorrow to close associates and his family, who enjoyed his gentle humor and kindness. He leaves his brother, Harry Teckman, Darrtown; one niece, Mrs. John Haskins, Germantown; a nephew, Charles Teckman, Oxford; and many friends."

 

Teckman, Virginia: Darrtown resident; teacher at Collinsville school; wife of Harry; mother of Charles Teckman and Joan (Teckman) Haskins.

 

Tharp, Roy: see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School Grade 2, 1925-26

 

Thomas, Dorothy: Darrtown resident; wife of Gordon; mother of Donnie.

 

Thomas, Gordon J. (1917-2010): "Darrtown resident; the following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal News: "Gordon J. Thomas: age 93, who lived east of Oxford Ohio, died November 4, 2010 at Woodland Country Manor Nursing Home. He was born May 27, 1917 in Milford Township to James F. and Nellie M. (Ledwell) Thomas. Gordon married Dorothy B. Manrod in Seven Mile Ohio on December 17, 1938 and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1988. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the Army PFC Company 270th Engineers Combat Battalion from 1944 to 1946. Serving in France and Germany, Gordon received three Bronze Stars, a Good Conduct Medal and a Victory Medal. He worked for Mosler Safe Co in Hamilton Ohio as an assembler for 38 ½ years retiring March 28, 1980. He was a member of the Mosler Retired Union 1862 and also the Southwestern Ohio School Board Association. He was preceded in death by his wife in 1991, by his parents, son Donald Thomas, two brothers, Robert and Donald, and son-in-law Mike Meserve. He is survived by his daughter Becky (Darrell) Hartman, daughter-in-law Susan Thomas, and sister Naomi (Myrl) Gross, seven grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. Visitation was Monday, November 8, 2010 from 10:00am till Noon at Smith & Ogle Funeral Home, 5086 College Corner Pike Oxford OH 45056 with funeral services held immediately following at the funeral home. Burial was in the Darrtown Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the SPCA or Vitas Hospice."

 

Thome, Ed: Darrtown resident;

 

Thome, George: (1926-2017) Darrtown resident. The following obituary appeared on the Internet, April 6, 2017: THOME, GEORGE W. Age 90, Darrtown, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at his residence. He was born on August 29, 1926 the son of Edward W. and Dora (McVicker) Thome. He was a graduate of Hanover High School and a veteran of the U. S. Navy serving aboard the USS Shamrock in the Pacific Theatre from 1944 to 1946. He married Faye Bufler on September 15, 1950 in Oxford. George had been employed at Cincinnati Bell for 40 years, where he retired as an equipment engineer. He was a lifelong member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, VFW Post #1069 Fairfield, Knights of Pythias Lodge #578, American Legion and the Darrtown Stock Protection Company. He was inducted in the Ohio Horseshoe Pitchers Hall of Fame in 1998. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, woodworking and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Faye; two daughters, Lisa (Dan) Niehaus, West Chester and Linda (Mark) Habel, Hamilton; a son, Alan (Tammy) Thome, Hanover Township; seven grandchildren, Julie Rose, Elizabeth Snyder, Eric Niehaus, Amy Young, Joshua Thome, Austin Thome and Samantha Thome and five great grandchildren, Jackson Snyder, Caleb Rose, Connor Rose and Matthew and Allison Niehaus. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Mildred Probst and Ruth Alford. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 4411 Hamilton Richmond Road, Darrtown with Pastor Robert Browning officiating. Burial will be in Darrtown Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, April 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Weigel Funeral Home, 980 N. W. Washington Blvd. Memorials may be directed to St. Matthew Lutheran Church. Online condolences are available at www.weigelfuneralhome.com

 

Uhl, Delores: see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Marie Miller) standing at the right. Married Clyde "Junior" Wagonfield.

 

Uhl, Loraine (see Schultheiss, Anna Loraine)

 

Vogle, Edna:

 

Wagonfield, Charles F.: Age 89, Fairfield, died Monday, May 22, 2017. He was the devoted husband to Christine Wagonfield, loving father to Barbara and Jacquie Moore (Steve, D.D.S.) and proud grandpa to Steve, Jr., D.M.D. (Desiree, (D.M.D.) and Megan Moore, R.D.H., adoring great grandpa to Steven, III, Katelynn and Brooklynn. Charles served in the Army Air-Force during WWII and eventually became a machinist until retirement. He was very gifted in his artwork and several sports. We will all miss him, especially, for his kindness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Weigel Funeral Home, 980 N. W. Washington Blvd. Visitation will be Thursday from 12 noon until time of the service. Online condolences are available at www.weigelfuneralhome.com. Published in Dayton Daily News on May 23, 2017. - ALSO see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Marie Miller) standing at the right.

 

Wagonfield, Clyde: Darrtown resident; husband of Norma; father of Charles, Eugene, and Clyde.

 

Wagonfield, Delores (Uhl): see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Marie Miller) standing at the right.

 

Wagonfield, Eugene "Newt" (1922-2013) The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal July 19, 2013: "WAGONFIELD, Eugene F. "Knute" Age 90, a resident of Berkeley Square Retirement Community died Thursday, July 18, 2013. He was born November 6, 1922 in Darrtown the son of Clyde and Norma (Bufler) Wagonfield. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving from February 6, 1943 to November 28, 1945. He married Julia "Vikie" Hacker in Hamilton on January 23, 1943. He was a building contractor with his brother Clyde "Punk" Wagonfield for 38 years in Wagonfield Bros. Construction. He was a mason for over 60 years. Knute was involved in coaching baseball at West Side Little League, West Side Babe Ruth League and the municipal league as both his sons were involved in playing as he passed on his love for the game. Knute as a young man developed a love for baseball at Stewart High. Upon graduating, he went into the Army during WWII in service to his country. In the years that followed, Knute played fast pitch softball for a number of teams in the area and is still remembered as a great player. He was inducted into the first class of inductees into the Hamilton Fast Pitch Softball Hall of Fame in 1982. Knute was a loving and devoted husband to Vikie for 70 years. Knute and Vikie were inseparable and loved their family. He is survived by his wife, Julia "Vikie", two sons, Mike (Janette) Wagonfield, Hamilton and Danny (Bonnie) Wagonfield, Nashville, TN; a brother, Charles Wagonfield, Hamilton; grandchildren, Ben (Amanda) Wagonfield, Brooke (Ryan) Little, Chance (Esther) Wagonfield, Seth (Becky) Wagonfield, Zane Wagonfield and great grandchildren, Cannon, Georgia and Mae Little and Trevor and Tanner Wagonfield, He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Clyde "Punk" Wagonfield and a sister, Harriet Wagonfield. A memorial service will be held Monday, July 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Weigel Funeral Home, 980 N. W. Washington Blvd. with Pastor Daniel Snider officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 9:30 a.m. until time of the service. Burial will be in Darrtown Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Colonial Foundation for Berkeley Square Unrestricted Fund, 520 Eaton Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio 45013. P Online condolences are available at www.weigelfuneralhome [: see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School Grade 2, 1929-30]"

 

Wagonfield, Julia "Vikie" (1925-2014): The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal on March 9, 2014: "WAGONFIELD, Julia "Vikie" Age 88, a resident of Berkeley Square Retirement Community died Friday, March 7, 2014. She was born in Ross on April 11, 1925, the daughter of John H. and Miranda (Johnson) Hacker. She was a graduate of Ross High School. She married Eugene F. "Knute" Wagonfield on January 23, 1943 in Hamilton and he preceded her in death on July 18, 2013. She had been employed at Champion Papers for 20 years. She was a loving and devoted wife to Knute for 70 years and a wonderful and caring mother to Mike and Danny. She loved spending time with her five grandchildren, five great grandchildren and her nieces and nephews. Vikie and Knute always supported the interests of their family, attending all their games and activities. She loved her family and their holidays together. Vikie had a great love for nurturing her flowers and caring for her home inside and out. She is survived by her two sons, Mike (Janette) Wagonfield of Hamilton and Danny (Bonnie) Wagonfield of Nashville, Tennessee; a brother, John "Gabby" (Mae) Hacker; two sisters, Norma Johns and Peggy (Tom) Fowler all of Hamilton; five grandchildren, Ben (Amanda) Wagonfield, Brooke (Ryan) Little, Chance (Esther) Wagonfield, Seth (Becky) Wagonfield and Zane Wagonfield; five great grandchildren, Cannon, Georgia and Mae Little, Trevor and Tanner Wagonfield. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 11, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Weigel Funeral Home, 980 N. W. Washington Blvd. with Chaplain Galen Hoffman officiating. Burial will be in Darrtown Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 9 a.m. until time of the service. Memorials may be directed to Vitas Hospice Charitable Fund, 11500 Northlake Drive, Suite 400, Cincinnati, OH 45249. Online condolences are available at www.weigelfuneralhome.com - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/hamilton/obituary.aspx?n=julia-wagonfield&pid=170065994&fhid=15767#sthash.at0ukeWr.dpuf"

 

Wagonfield, Norma E.: (1899 -1992) Darrtown resident; the following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal: "Norma Wagonfield was born in Darrtown, the daughter of Frank S. and Ella (Leonard) Bufler. She married Clyde Wagonfield on November 29, 1921 and he preceded her in death on October 1, 1971. Norma was survived by three sons (Eugene F. and Vikie Wagonfield, Charles F. and Christine Wagonfield, Clyde and Delores Wagonfield -all of Hamilton, Ohio) and one daughter (Harriet and Paul Dickerson of Merritt Island, Florida; eight grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren."

 

Walther, Viola: (1917-2012) The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal August 22, 2012. "WALTHER, Viola P. age 95 formerly of Oxford, Ohio died Monday, August 20, 2012, at the Arbor Trace Care Facility in Richmond, Indiana. She was born in Butler County, Ohio on August 11, 1917, the daughter of Adam and Hilda (Vogel) Mehl. On April 27, 1938, in Hamilton she married Delmar M. Walther and he preceded her in death on August 22, 1989. Viola was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, the Butler County Farm Bureau, 4 H leader, a member of Pals and Priscilla clubs, and a Sunday school teacher. Survivors include a son, Dale A. (Beverly) Walther; two daughters, Janet (Charles) Menke and Carol Stewart; a daughter-in-law, Joyce Walther; ten grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, Delmar, she was also preceded in death by a son, Robert N. Walther; a sister, Margaret Hogan and a brother, Robert Mehl. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Thursday in the Zettler Funeral Home, 2646 Pleasant Ave. with Rev. David Miller officiating, followed by burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 10-11:00 am Thursday in the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to the Zion Lutheran Church radio fund. Online register book available at www.zettlerfuneralhome.com"

 

Ward, Dorothy: see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Marie Miller) standing at the left.

 

Ward, Melva Kathryn (Jewell) "(1940-2014): age 73 passed away January 28 at Liberty Nursing Center in Oxford. She was a resident of Camden, OH prior to entering the nursing home. She was born on November 17, 1940 to Paul M. and Myrtle C. (Gault) Jewell. She attended Talawanda High School. Melva worked at The Oxford House, Kroger on the west side of Hamilton and Dayton Flexible/Baxter in Eaton, OH. She was on the Residence Council at Liberty Nursing Home and a 50 year member of the Pythian Sisters. She was a member of Darrtown United Methodist Church and attended Camden United Methodist Church in which she was a choir member and Sunday school teacher. She was preceded in death by her parents, former husband Charles R. Ward and her brothers; Paul L. "Pete" Jewell and George K. Jewell. Melva is survived by her children; Kenneth R. (Jennifer) Ward, Daniel S. Ward, Kathryn D. (Timothy) Gaiser, grandchildren; Christopher R. (Amanda) Ward, Nathaniel R. (Mary) Ward, Shelby K. (Johnathon) Ashcraft, Clayton D. Gaiser, great grandchildren; Cooper R. Ward, Tate A. Ward, Brenan H. Ward, sisters; JoAnn (William) Coombs and Donna M. (Shawn) Gallagher. Visitation will be held Monday, February 3, 2014, 6-8pm at Ogle & Paul R. Young Funeral Home, 5086 College Corner Pike, Oxford. Funeral Service will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 4 at 11 am. Melva will be laid to rest in the Oxford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the American Lung Association or to Vitas Hospice. Condolences may be sent online to www.oglepaulyoungfuneralhome.com - Published in Journal-News on Jan. 31, 2014 - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/hamilton/obituary.aspx?n=melva-kathryn-ward-jewell&pid=169415238&fhid=18330#sthash.NspW4Y8q.dpuf"

 

Ward, Nelson: See photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Opal Trew) standing at center, back row.

 

Watkins, Val Joe: see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Marie Miller) standing at the right.

 

Weiss, Constantine: (1849-1934); brother of Ignatz Weiss; shoe merchant in Hamilton.

 

Weiss, J. David: (1939-2010) The following obituary appeared in the Hamilton Journal News: "David J. Weiss, age 71, of Burlington died at 8:10 a.m. Thursday, October 7, 2010, at his home as a result of neuroendocrine cancer. Born April 3, 1939 in Hamilton, Ohio, he was the son of Joseph E. and Helen Shollenbarger Weiss. On August 31, 1962 he married Kay Hagemeyer in Newport, Rhode Island. Mr. Weiss received his Bachelors of Science degree from Purdue University in 1962 and his Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Montana in 1970. He was a Navy veteran serving from 1961-1965 at the rank of Lieutenant JG. Mr. Weiss was a state-licensed electrical contractor and journeyman electrician belonging to IBEW Local 34 since 1966 and United Scenic Artists/IATSE as a lighting designer since 1973. He worked as technician at Lakes Region Playhouse in Laconia, New Hampshire; lighting coordinator at Purdue Summer Playhouse in West Lafayette, Indiana; technical director at Playhouse on the Green in Columbus, Ohio; lighting designer at Montana Repertory Theatre and teaching fellow in theatre at the University of Montana both in Missoula, Montana; technical director of theatre at Central Missouri State University at Warrensburg, Missouri; technical director of theatre at Bemidji State University in Bemidji, Minnesota; technical director of theatre, Governor's State University in Park Forest, Illinois; visiting professor of theatre at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois; technical director at Viking! (outdoor drama) in Park Rapids, Minnesota; and instructor, Southeastern Community College in West Burlington, retiring in 2007. Mr. Weiss did electrical work on three Habitat for Humanity houses, was a Board member of Heritage Trust for the Preservation of Historic Burlington, Board member of Capitol Theater Foundation, member of Trinity Lutheran Church and its Property Committee and treasurer of Conference 8, Southeastern Iowa Synod, ELCA (12 years). Mr. Weiss was awarded Eagle Scout honors in 1955 and is a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow. He enjoyed mentoring students in theatre crafts and working with his hands doing electrical work, house restoration and building things - especially canoes. Survivors include his wife, Kay Weiss of Burlington; two sons, Howard Thomas Weiss of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Warren Edward (Debbie) Weiss of Momence, Illinois; sister-in-law, Mikki Wilcoxen of Peoria, Illinois; two nieces , Eden (Rich) Schwindenhammer of Bartonville, Illinois and Eliza (Doug) Dickerson of Peoria; one nephew, Sam Wilcoxen of Decatur, Illinois; one great niece, Madison Schwindenhammer of Bartonville; one great nephew, Jacob Wilcoxen of Decatur; and three cousins, Walter (Marlene) Hilz of North Port, Florida, Michael (Renee) Hilz of Creve Couer, Missouri and Julie Hilz of Venice, Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents. The memorial service for Mr. Weiss will be 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 10th, in Trinity Lutheran Church. Pastor Erick Swanson will officiate. The family will meet with friends from 2:30 p.m. until the time of service. A memorial service for Mr. Weiss will also be held 4:30 p.m. Monday, October 11th, in St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Darrtown, Ohio. Pastor Bob Heiliger will officiate. Inurnment will be in Darrtown Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for Trinity Lutheran Church Scholarship Fund, 115 South Central, Burlington, IA 52601; Capitol Theater Foundation, P.O. Box 431, Burlington; Great River Hospice, 1306 Washington Rd., West Burlington, IA 52655; and Habitat for Humanity, 121 Habitat St., Americus, GA 31709."

 

Weiss, Frances Margaret (1886-1935 ); wife of William F. Weiss. Mother of Paul William Weiss and Bernice Frances (Weiss) Lindley

 

Weiss, Ignaz "Fritz": (1840-1919); Darrtown resident and blacksmith. The Hamilton Journal News (1919) included the following obituary: "Ignatz Weiss, familiarly known throughout this section of the county as 'Fritz' Weiss died at his home in Darrtown Thursday afternoon, January 9, at 3:30 o'clock of general debility. The deceased was born in the old country, and was 78 years of age. He came to American when 29 years of age and resided in or near Darrtown ever since. He was a blacksmith and was in partnership with the late Fred Abry for thirty-five years. He was a charter member of the Darrtown lodge, K. of P. He leaves a widow, Louisa (Kolb) Weiss and three children, Mrs. Luima (Carrie Weiss) Bowers, William F. Weiss, and Miss Emma Weiss, all of Darrtown. The funeral will take place Monday afternoon at the Darrtown Lutheran Church, with Rev. H.E. Turney in charge of the services. Burial in the Darrtown cemetery. The K. of P. lodge will conduct the services at the grave."

 

Weiss, Lois (McKinney): (____ - ____); Darrtown resident, native of South Carolina; wife of Paul Weiss; mother of Frances, William, and Linn.

 

Weiss, Paul William: (1911- ____); Darrtown resident. The Hamilton Journal News included the following obituary (April 8, 1982): "Paul W. Weiss, age 71, of 3210 South Street, Darrtown, died Saturday evening at the McCullough Hyde Hospital. Born November 29, 1911, the son of William F. and Frances Bufler Weiss. He was raised in Darrtown and attended Milford Township Schools and Oxford McGuffey Schools. He farmed near Darrtown until World War II, when he served with the U.S. Army in Europe. On May 3, 1946, he married Margaret Lois McKinney, they lived in Darrtown most of their married lives. He worked at Champion 27 years, retiring in 1972. He was a member of the St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Darrtown; VFW Post 1069 Fairfield, and Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 36, Hamilton. He is survived by his wife, 1 daughter, Miss Frances Weiss, New York City; 2 sons, Paul William Jr., Hamilton and Phillip Linn, Darrtown, 1 grandson, Bradley; daughter-in law Brenda and 1 sister, Mrs. Albert (Bernice) Lindley, Hamilton. Funeral Services at the Marshall Smith Funeral Home, Oxford. Rev. David O. Markowich of Oxford officiating. Burial in the Darrtown Cemetery." See photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Opal Trew) standing at center, back row.

 

Weiss, William Frederick: (____ - ____); Darrtown area resident, farmer, President of the Corn and Hog Control Board (1934), and Treasurer of the Butler County Wheat Production Control Association; husband of Frances N. (Bufler) Weiss; father of Paul William Weiss and Bernice Francis Weiss.

 

Wiley, Jack L.: (1927-2012) The Hamilton Journal News included the following obituary (October 28, 2012): "WILEY, Jack L. of Oxford, Ohio passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at age 85. Mr. Wiley was born on June 6, 1927 to Hazel and Louis Wiley in Hamilton, Ohio. Mr. Wiley enlisted in the Navy while attending Hanover High School, graduating in 1945. Mr. Wiley spent the remainder of W. W. II aboard the USS Bladen in the Pacific Theater. Upon his return Mr. Wiley worked in management in the electrical construction industry in Hamilton, Oxford and the surrounding areas before retiring after 41 years in 1989. He is survived by his wife Patricia (Donges) whom he married on August 2, 1951 in Hamilton, Ohio. Mr. Wiley is also survived by four children; Diana (Dean) DiPaolo of Oxford, Ohio, Denise (Daryl) Olthaus of Somerville, Ohio, Michael Wiley of Cincinnati, Ohio and Daniel Wiley of Oxford, Ohio along with grandchildren Kristen (Robert) Fries, Laura Peters, Maggie Olthaus, Kaitlin Wiley, Chelsea Wiley, Megan Wiley and Heather Wiley and great grandchildren Julia and Owen Fries. Mr. Wiley was a lifetime member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Darrtown, Ohio. Visitation will be held from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm with services at 2:00pm on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at the Weigel Funeral Home 980 N W Washington Blvd Hamilton, OH, Ohio. Burial will follow at the Darrtown cemetery. Memorials may be directed to St. Matthew Lutheran Church 4411 Smokey Alston Hwy, Oxford, OH 45056."

 

Wiley, Matilene (Cartwright): (1912 - 2008); see image; Emma Matilene (Cartwright) Wiley was born in Sedorus, Illinois June 28, 1912. Shortly after the family moved to a farm down the road from Piney Flats, TN where she grew up. They moved to Ohio, and she entered Darrtown High School as a junior, graduating in 1930 and marrying her classmate Raymond Wiley. She was a proud homemaker and was well known for her gardening, cooking and canning. Two sons, Roger and Ron were born to this marriage. At this writing (May, 2008) she is thriving in the assisted living wing of Westover Retirement Community in Hamilton, Ohio. She has been sought several times for her keen memory of Darrtown events and people.

 

Wiley, Raymond Kenneth "Crow": (1912-2000); see image; Raymond Kenneth Wiley was born in Cleveland, Ohio, August 9, 1912. At a young age he was adopted by family relatives, William and Pauline (Pearl) Wiley, so his surname did not change. They lived, at the time on a farm on Nichols Road, south of Darrtown. He graduated from Darrtown High School in 1930 where he played on the basketball and baseball teams. He married Emma Matilene Cartwright, a classmate in 1930. They moved to Columbus, Ohio where he delivered milk door to door with a horse and wagon. Their son Roger was born there. They moved to Dayton, Ohio where he drove a door to door bread delivery truck and son Ron was born there. They moved to Hamilton, Ohio for a short time then to Darrtown in 1939. Ray drove milk delivery trucks in Hamilton and Oxford for Frechtling, French Bauer and Wehr dairies. He later worked in substation maintenance for Cincinnati Gas & Electric until retirement in 1974. In retirement he enjoyed woodworking and made many fine wood pieces for family members. He died on July 20, 2000.

Wiley, Roger: Son of Raymond and Matilene Wiley, brother of Ronald Wiley. (More info pending)

 

Wiley, Ronald: Son of Raymond and Matilene Wiley, brother of Roger Wiley. Ronald (Ron) Wiley was born October 4, 1937 in Dayton, Ohio. He attended Collinsville grade school, then Seven Mile High School, graduating in 1955. Ron attended Miami University and majored in Comprehensive Science in the School of Education, graduating in 1959. After teaching biology for three years at Talawanda High School he entered a doctoral program at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Ron studied under Dr. Fred Zechman, who had been one of his professors at Miami. He earned his Ph.D. degree in 1966 then accepted a post-doctoral fellowship at Marquette University Medical School and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1967, Ron accepted a position in Miami’s Department of Zoology, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Physiology, with a specialty in Cardiopulmonary Physiology. He helped prepare hundreds of undergraduate students for medicine, dentistry, physical therapy and graduate study in physiology. Ron supervised the training of dozens of graduate students for their Masters or Doctoral degrees. After 37 years of teaching at Miami University, Ron retired in 2004, and enjoys hobbies such as cooking and gardening, volunteering, traveling and family activities. See Recollections of Ronald Wiley.

 

Wills, Georgia: wife of Granville and mother of son, Granville (Bill), and daughters, Helen and Janice Wills.

 

Wills, Granville: farmer, Scott Road, east of Darrtown; husband of Georgia, father of son, Granville (Bill), and daughters, Helen and Janice Wills.

 

Winterrod, Frank Collins: (1928-2007) The following obituary was contributed by Mrs. Alice Winterrod, September 6, 2012. "Frank Collins Winterrod, age 78, of Darrtown, passed away at Miami Valley Hospital on Monday, December 3, 2007, at 4:55 p.m. He was born in Richmond, Indiana on December 15, 1928, the son of Robert and Grace (Toney) Winterrod. Frank moved to Darrtown, Ohio in 1976. There he waited for the Lord to call him home. On April 13, 1958, Frank accepted Christ as his Lord and Saviour at the First Baptist Church in Richmond, Indiana. He was married 43 years to his wife, Lillian (Hollisworth) Winterrod, who preceded him in death on December 29, 1996. He married his second wife, Alice Peo on March 29, 1998. Frank was a veteran of the United States Army Air Force Corp, serving during WWII. Frank was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church for 48 years. He belonged to the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #15, Hugh L. Bates Lodge #686 F&AM, Hamilton Chapter No. 21 Royal Arch Masons, Hamilton Counsel No. 19 Royal and Select Masons, Hamilton Commandary No. 41 Knights Templar and the High Twelve Club. Frank worked for the Tash Shoe Company for 25 years and for a short time, before retirement in 1990, he worked for the New Miami School system. For 30 years, Frank was an amateur radio operator with the call letters WB8TCU and he thoroughly enjoyed this hobby. During his early years, Frank enjoyed being active in many sports; among them baseball, basketball, golf and bowling. He even coached a little league team. Frank was a boy scout leader at Immanuel Lutheran Church and the basketball coach. Another interest he had was trains and he was a lifelong member of the National Railroad Association. He was a member of the Oxford Senior Center and the Hamilton Senior Center. Frank is survived by his wife Alice of Darrtown; two sons, Frank Allen Winterrod of Bettendorf, Iowa and John David Winterrod and his wife, Patti, of Hamilton, Ohio. He also leaves his beloved grandson, John Collins Winterrod; and sister-in-law, Betty Hubner. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Grace, and half-brother, Otto "Red" Hubner. Funeral services will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1285 Main Street, Hamilton, at 10 am on Friday, December 7, 2007, with Pastor Kevin Judd officiating. Final resting place will be in Earlham Cemetery in Richmond, Indiana. Family and friends will be received at Webb Noonan Funeral Home, Ross Avenue at South "D" Street, Hamilton, on Thursday from 6-8 pm."

 

Witherby, Albert:

 

Witherby, Charles (1917-1997): The following obituary was found at: http://www.genealogybuff.com/oh/preble/webbbs_config.pl/read/37 - "Charles R. Witherby, 79, of Oxford died Friday morning, July 25, 1997, at his home. Born Dec. 3, 1917, in Darrtown, Ohio, he was the son of Albert and Josephine (Simpson) Witherby. He was self-employed as an electrical contractor and drove Talawanda School buses for 20 years. Mr. Witherby, a veteran of the U.S. Army, served during World War II with the 94th Division 319th Engineers and received the Purple Heart award. He was a member of Darrtown United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Jean (Bradbury) Witherby; two daughters and sons-in-law, Naomi and Robert Fea of Clayton, Lu Ann and John Fisher of Springboro; four grandchildren, Kristen (Karl) Kessler of Batavia, Kelly (Dan) Dillard of Englewood, Charles K. Fea and Robert A. Fea of Clayton; two great-grandchildren, Kley Dillard and Kassidy Dillard of Englewood; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Harold Witherby. Funeral services were held at the convenience of the family. R.C. Nein and Sons-Limber Funeral Home, Camden, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Darrtown United Methodist Church."

 

Witherby, Jean (Bradbury): area resident; east of Darrtown on Scott Road; wife of Charles; mother of Naomi Jo and LuAnn; sister of John Bradbury.

 

Witherby, Josephine: The following obituary appeared in an unnamed newspaper clipping that displayed a handwritten date of 4/28/75. "Mrs. Josephine Witherby, 82, 3010 Scott Road, Oxford was dead on arrival at McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital, Sunday, at 9:30 a.m. She was born in Hamilton, a daughter of Steve and Mary Hess Simpson. She received her education in Hamilton schools. Mrs. Witherby was a member of the DarrtownUnited Methodist Church, the WSCS, and the Collinsville Grange. She married Albert Witherby and the couple had celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 18, 1974. Survivors include the husband, Albert Witherby; two sons, Charles, Oxford, and Harold Witheby, Steeleville, Ill.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Darrtown United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Darrtown Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. in the Marshall-Smith Funeral Home, Oxford. Memorials may be made to the Darrtown United Methodist Church in Mrs. Witherby's name."

 

Withrow, Mabel: see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School Grade 3, 1925-26

 

Wolfe, Carlise: see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School Grade 1, 1925-26

 

Wolfe, Wanda: see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Marie Miller) standing at the left.

 

Wyckoff, Peter W. (1947-2015): The following obituary was found at: http://www.websterfuneralhomes.com/obits/browse.by.detail.php?referenceID=1847 - "Peter Wyckoff, 68 beloved husband, father, and grandfather, left this life on Friday, July 10, 2015, at the West Chester, Ohio, hospital. In recent years, he suffered many health crises. He never wanted others to know the pain he suffered. All the while, he continued to inspire others to be their best. He was born in Hamilton, Ohio, May 23, 1947, the son of Eldon and Beulah (Lackey) Wyckoff. He graduated from Talawanda High School in Oxford, Ohio, Ashland College in Ashland, Ohio, and the University of Cincinnati, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up in Oxford, and was an original of the “Townie Night”. Pete touched many lives. As an educator and a coach, Pete enjoyed inspiring his students and athletes. He loved to help each person reach their fullest potential whether it was as a teacher, a coach, a sports official, or a regular person. He had great mentors and wanted to pass that knowledge along to all who showed a sincere interest. Those who knew him loved him deeply, and he will be missed by many.

Pete was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Bernadette; son, Scott (Shelly); daughter, Lisa Ivers DeGraff (Tom); daughter, Emily Brooks (Jim). He is also survived by his grandchildren Andrew Wyckoff; Dean, Lindsay, & Eric Ivers; Matthew and Blake Brooks. He is also survived by his sister Heidi Wyckoff of San Francisco, CA. Per Pete’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. A memorial fund has been set up at Fifth Third Bank. In lieu of flowers please donate in Peter's name. In Honor of Pete, an open house Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday August 2, 2015 from 1:30-5:30 PM at the Hamilton Elks Club 4444 Hamilton-Middletown Rd. Hamilton Ohio 45011. THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield, OH 45014, is serving the family. www.websterfuneralhomes.com"

 

Wyckoff, Vera: see photo; Schools/Elementary; Darrtown School; undated photo with teacher (Miss Marie Miller) standing at the right.

 

Young, Earl: Darrtown resident; husband of Louise; father of Robert "Bob," Irene, and Jerry.

 

Young, Louise: Darrtown resident; wife of Earl; mother of Robert "Bob," Irene, and Jerry.

 

Young, Robert: See photo; Organizations/Page 2/Darrtown Purple Skunks Baseball Team.

 

Zimmerman, Jean Gertrude: (The following narrative was provided by Scotti L. Hill. - Dec. 26, 2008). "My grandmother, Jan Gerturde Zimmerman, grew up in Darrtown. She was the class of 1945, went to Darrtown (school); but graduated at Stewart. I know that her parents, Robert and Jenny Lee Zimmerman owned the..."

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