Louis J. Cramer, age 87, resident of rural Attica, Ohio passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016.
Visitation will be at Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in North Auburn, from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 27, (today) where a funeral mass will be at 11 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.
Franklin Holt, of Ontario, Ohio, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Friday, October 21, 2016, at Primrose Retirement Community, at the age of 83.
Frank was born February 16, 1933 to Pearin and Bertha (Akers) Holt in Ligon, Kentucky. He was a graduate of MacDowell High School. He married the love of his life, Jessileana (Keene), on March 3, 1956.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents and wife; as well as brothers, Elmer Holt and Delmer Holt; sisters, Queenie Pearl (Holt) Thornsberry, Oma (Tackett) Hall, Clara Mae Holt; son, Randall Dean Holt, and granddaughter, Brittany Nicole Holt.
He is survived by sons, David (Kathi) Holt of Waldo, Ohio, Jeffrey (Sarah) Holt of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Gary (Karen) Holt of Hilliard, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Angela Holt of Lewis Center, Ohio; sister, Peggy (Holt) Barker of Maryland; brother, Lowell Holt of Arizona; sister-in-law Shirley (Keene) and Bob Coldwell of Bucyrus, Ohio.
He was "Poppie” to his grandchildren: Haidee Bumpus, Jennifer (Scott) Holt-Hill, Michael Holt, Brandon (Kristin) Holt, Kristen Holt, Jessie Holt, Katelyn Holt, Sarah Holt, Alexander Holt, Erin Holt, Lauren Holt; great-grandchildren Alex and Spencer Bumpus; Mollie and twins Jenna and Kathryn Hill; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Frank was a veteran of the US Air Force serving for 23 years. He proudly served overseas in Vietnam and Thailand and many bases throughout the US and Canada. Upon retirement, he and his family settled in Plymouth, Ohio. Frank was then employed by Motor Panels (formerly, Sheller Globe) for 20 years. Upon retirement from there, he and Jessie moved to Mansfield, Ohio and then Ontario, Ohio.
Frank was a devoted husband, loving father, and the best Poppie. He enjoyed gardening and sharing the produce with family and friends. Until last winter, he worked out at the MedCentral gym five times a week. Frank was an active member of the Little Rebecca Church in Plymouth, Ohio, serving as their Clerk for many years. He showed the love of God to those around him by the way he lived his life.
Friends called at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth on Monday, October 24, 2016 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. On Tuesday, October 25, 2016 friends called at the Little Rebecca Old Regular Baptist Church, 4982 Henry Road, Plymouth, Ohio, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. where a service follow ed at 6 p.m. The funeral service was held on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. with Elder Buddy Carty officiating. Burial followed at Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com.
Donna Jean (Alt) Hicks, age 81, of Shelby died Thursday, October 20, 2016 at her home.
She was born January 25, 1935 in New Washington, Ohio the daughter of the late Harry and Genevieve (Cole) Alt. Donna was a graduate of New Washington High School and retired from AMF in Shelby. She was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church where she was active in the Daughters of Isabella and the Altar Rosary Society. Along with other members of Altar Rosary Society, Donna baked birthday cakes regularly and delivered them to Abraxas. She also volunteered at St. Mary School and at Shelby Helpline preparing clothing for the annual Christmas program. Donna enjoyed reading, traveling, and being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, especially by following their activities. She was also an avid game and card player with her friends.
Donna is survived by 3 daughters: Wanda Harris of Tucson, AZ, Jayne Browning of Indianapolis, IN, and Joni (James) Young of Shelby; 7 grandchildren: Michael (Katrina) Barker, Brandon Barker, Rachel Miller, Lori Browning, Anthony (Sarah) Young, Kevin Young, and Kenneth (Holly) Fritz; 9 great grandchildren: Alyssa Barker, Ruby Barker, Kaiden and Sienna Miller, Vivian and Valerie Young, and Alivia, Kennedy, and Maxtyn Fritz; 5 brothers and sisters: Raymond (Sue) Alt, Donald Alt, Lowell Alt, Ruth Kouns, Jayne Alt; a sister-in-law: Lucille Walton; and a special niece: Elizabeth Hanson. In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by: her husband: Robert J. Hicks in 1996; a daughter: Lori Lee Fritz in 2002; a son-in-law: Frank Browning; and an infant grandson.
Family and friends are welcome on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where a rosary will be recited at 7:45 pm led by the Daughters of Isabella. Mass of Christian burial will be on Wednesday at 10:30 am with Fr. Chris Mileski celebrating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Sorrowful Mother Shrine in Bellevue, or Hospice of North Central Ohio.
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