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SONJA ANGELIKA SEILER

Sonja Angelika Seiler, 90, of Washington Court House, Ohio, died Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 5:34 a.m. at her home.

Sonja was born July 1, 1931, in Erlangen, Germany to Josef and Anna Demmelmayer Krabez.  She moved to Washington Court House in 1959, from Germany.

She was a teller at the First National Bank in Washington Court House for ten years and then assisted her husband in the operation of Intercontinental Services.

Sonja had been a longtime member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and currently was a member of All Saints Church.  She was a charter member of the Altrusa Club of Washington Court House and had served 25 years as a volunteer with the Fayette County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary of which she was a past treasurer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hans G. Seiler on October 29, 2000, and was the last of her family.

Sonja is survived by her dear friends, Helga Kent, Donna Vicarel and Richard Penwell, of Washington Court House and her church, Altrusa and many other special friends.

In keeping with her request, cremation will be observed.

A graveside service will take place later in the Washington Cemetery with the Rev. Father Warren Huestis, rector at All Saints Church, officiating. Burial will be under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Regional Humane Society, 153 South Main Street, Suite 3, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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EDGAR EUGENE “ED” NUNGESTER, JR.

Edgar Eugene Nungester, Jr., 72, of New Holland, Ohio died Monday, October 11, 2021, at 6:35 p.m. at Signature HealthCARE of Fayette County where he had been a patient since July 29.

Ed was born September 15, 1949, in Circleville, Ohio to Edgar Eugene and Kathryn Conrad Nungester.  He was a 1968 graduate of Circleville High School and moved to New Holland in 1966.

He was a nursing aide and security guard at the Chillicothe Veterans Administration Medical Center for 25 years until his retirement in 1999.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents.

He was a United State Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion in Washington Court House.

Ed is survived by his wife, Alta Mae Osborn whom he married December 29, 1979; a son and daughter-in-law, Ty Edison and Anna Nungester and a grandson, Zachary Nungester, of Westerville; a brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Mert Nungester of Ashville; a sister, Candy Miller of Orient and an aunt, Millie Flores of Ashville.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation will be observed and there will be no visitation or service.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland.

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WILLIAM M. (BILL) BUCEK

William M. Bucek, 75, of Fayette County, Ohio died Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 3:16 p.m. at his home.

Bill as born July 26, 1946, in Pittsburgh, PA to Joseph and Josephine Catalano Bucek. He had been residing in Fayette County since 1969, and was a retired truck driver.

He served in the United States Air Force during the Viet Nam War.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Joseph Bucek.

He is survived by his wife, the former (Glenna) Eileen Picklesimer, whom he married July 11,1969, and a sister, Dolly Shipman of Pittsburgh.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation will take place and there will be no visitation or service.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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CORA L. POWERS

Cora L. Powers, 69, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Friday October 8, 2021, at 1:45 a.m. at her residence.

Cora was born March 31, 1952, in Jamestown, Ohio to Riggs and Maltie Jackson Powers.  She lived most of her life in Fayette County and the Bloomingburg community.

She was a parts inspector at YUSA for 22 years before her retirement in 2013.

Cora was a volunteer and advocate for domestic violence awareness.  She enjoyed attending church and fellowship with other people.

Cora was preceded in death by a grandson, Shane Christopher Gault in 2006, and by three brothers, Edmond, Chester and Riggs Powers.

She is survived by three daughters, Korrena Gault and her husband, Mike Stone,  and Mary Treadway, all of Washington Court House and Jamie Morgan of Leesburg; six grandchildren,  Elisha Shaw and his wife, Jordan Page Shaw, Tiffany, Tristin and Jordan Morgan, Michael Davis, Jr. and Haley Leonard; a great granddaughter, McKenna Ward; two brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Cathy Powers of Chillicothe and Bob and Sandy Powers of London and three sisters, Rose Beers of Jackson, Ohio and Nancy Landis and Martha Grubb and her husband, Bobby, all of Washington Court House.

The funeral will be Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Bert Alsept, minister at the Woodlawn Freewill Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Jeffersonville, Ohio.

Friend may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

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WINIFRED J. (WINNIE) PERRILL

Winifred J. Perrill, 82, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Washington Court House, Ohio, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021.

She was born September 1, 1939, in rural Brown County, Ohio to her loving father and mother, Wilfred L. and Lucille Hook Faul.

Winnie, formerly known as the Hallmark lady, was married to her loving husband, James T. Perrill, III who preceded her in death on September 15, 2021.  She was also preceded by her parents; a sister, Phyllis Dicky and a brother, William J. Faul.

She is survived by her step-children, JT and Susan Perrill, Lisa Kyrish, Teri and John Summerfield and Traci and Rob Bennett, five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, seven nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and nephews.

Arrangements for a visitation and memorial service for Winnie and Jim are being planned for late October and, when completed, will be announced by the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.  Burial of the cremains will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

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BETTY LOU LININGER

Betty Lou Lininger, 88, of Washington Court House, Ohio passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at 6:30 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Manor of Washington Court House where she had been a patient three days.

Betty was born February 23, 1933, in Paint Township in Fayette County, Ohio to Joshua Boyd and Gail Marie Tootle Skinner.  She was a graduate of Atlanta High School and lived most of her life in this community.

She had formerly been secretary to the superintendent of the Miami Trace Local School District.

Betty formerly attended the First Baptist Church and had been a member of the Western Square Dance Club.

On August 24, 1951, she married Forrest Beverly (Bev) Lininger.  He preceded her in death on June 29, 2012.  She was also preceded by a son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Cindy Lininger; a son-in-law, Steve Burnem; step grandson, Jeremy Burnem; a brother, William “Bud” Skinner and two sisters, Norma Jean Davey and Carrie Stephenson.

Betty is survived by two daughters, Deborah Burnem of Washington Court House and Cheryle Shiltz and her husband, Bruce, of Greenfield; four grandchildren, Brian Blade, Stephanie Blair, Jay (Jennifer) Humphreys and Heidi (Ryan) Morris; two step grandchildren, Stephen Burnem and Bruce Shiltz, Jr.  and several great grandchildren.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place.  A private graveside service will be held at a later date in the Washington Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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JAMES ALLEN BRADY

        James Allen Brady, 49, of New Holland, Ohio died Monday, September 27, 2021, at 11:49 a.m. at the Adena Fayette Medical Center where he had been a patient one day.

        Jim was born May 8, 1972, in Columbus, Ohio to James Albert and Mary Elizabeth Stenger Brady.  He was a 1990 graduate of Westland High School and lived most of his life in Columbus and Washington Court House.

        He was a chemist with Ashland Chemical for 22 years.

        Jim had been a 4-H advisor and enjoyed helping his daughter with her small animal projects.  He was a member of the SCORBA Rabbit Club and the Ohio Holland Lops Rabbit Association.  He had a keen sense of humor; was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and enjoyed his weekly “sushi outings” with his daughter.

        On May 6, 1995, he married the former Kimberly Ann Pentzer.  She preceded him in death on September 21, 2021.  He was also preceded by his parents.

        He is survived by a daughter, Allison Grace Brady; three sisters, Elizabeth Ann (John) Calhoun of Galloway, OH, Catherine L. (Jeffrey) McEvoy, of Columbus and Mary Elizabeth (Brian Runnels) DeWine of Washington Court House; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mike and Evelyn Pentzer of Washington Court House; two sisters-in-law, Jennifer (“Skip”) Jones of Clarksburg and Dawn Pentzer of Bloomingburg and numerous nieces and nephews.

        In keeping with his wishes, cremation will take place.  A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

        Memorial contributions may be made to Fayette County 4-H (put “Camp Fund” in memo line), 1415 U.S. Route 22-SW, Suite 100, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

        Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

 

CONSTANCE LEE “CONNIE” SCHIRTZINGER

   Constance Lee “Connie” Schirtzinger, 82, of Greenfield, Ohio died Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 5:30 a.m. at her home.

Connie was born September 3, 1939, in Columbus, Ohio to Richard and Sarah Haas Page.

She had formerly owned and operated C & S Bridal in Washington Court House and, for several years, was a cashier at Ev’s Fine Foods.

Connie had been a member of St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church for 48 years and sang in the church choir.  She also frequently attended St. Benignus Catholic Church in Greenfield.  She was an avid bowler, loved horses and enjoyed her monthly euchre games with her sisters.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Marda Harrison and Shirley Gramling.

Connie was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by her husband, John William Schirtzinger whom she married July 18, 1959; four children, Douglas J. Schirtzinger and his wife, Kimberly, of Greenfield, Debra Hilderbrand of Washington Court House, Lynelle Cardenas and her husband, Ray, of Chillicothe and Lauri Juarez and her husband, C. Alex, of Galloway; 12 grandchildren, Lauren Schirtzinger of Jamestown, Shelby Snodgrass of Westerville, Ely Schirtzinger of Greenfield, Jonathon and Jordan Hilderbrand, both of Washington Court House, Page Staggs of Washington Court House, Cheyenne “C.T.” Schiering of Dayton, Grayson Bryan of Arkansas, Sidney Smallwood, Cali, Carlos ands Cora Juarez, all of Galloway, Ohio; a great grandchild, Kael Snodgrass of Westerville; two sisters, Barbara Brobst of Reynoldsburg and Patricia Venable of Columbus and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church in Washington Court House by the Rev. Father Cyrus M. Haddad, pastor at the church.  Burial will follow in the Bloomingburg Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Tuesday from 4-8 p.m.

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KIMBERLY ANN PENTZER BRADY

 

Kimberly Ann Pentzer Brady, 52, of New Holland, Ohio died Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at 1:41 p.m. at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe where she had been a patient since August 5.

She was born June 28, 1969, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Michael Edward and Evelyn Alice Cherepko Pentzer.  She was a graduate of Washington High School and the Nationwide Beauty Academy.  Except for 15 years in Columbus, she had lived most of her life in this community.

Kim was beautician and had worked at Saturday’s Hair Care.

She loved animals and enjoyed helping her daughter with her small animals 4-H projects.  Kim was a member of SCORBA Rabbit Club and was a member of the board of directors of the Ohio Holland Lops Rabbit Association.

She is survived by her husband, James Allen Brady whom she married May 6, 1995; a daughter, Allison Brady; her parents, Mike and Evelyn Pentzer of Washington Court House; two sisters, Jennifer Jones and her husband, Richard (Skip), of Clarksburg and Dawn Pentzer of Bloomingburg; sisters-in-law, Cathy McEvoy, Beth Calhoun and Mary Brady and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Monday, September 27, 2021, at 11 a.m. at the St. Colman Catholic Cemetery in Washington Court House with Danny Dodds, minister at the Greenfield Church of Christ, officiating.  Burial will be under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

There will be no visitation

Memorial contributions may be made to Fayette County 4-H (put “Camp Fund” in memo line), 1415 U.S. Route 22-SW, Suite 100, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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JAMES THOMAS PERRILL, III

James T. (Jim) Perrill, III, 91, of Naples, FL, formerly of Fayette County, OH, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at his home in Naples with his loving wife, Winnie, by his side.

Jim was born September 19, 1929, in Fayette County, Ohio to Willard H. “Barney’” and Florence Bliss Perrill.

He was a well-known successful farmer near Washington Court House.

Jim was preceded in death by a former wife, Shirley Brown Perrill and a sister, Ruth Sheridan.

He is survived by his wife, Winnie Perrill; children, JT (Susan) Perrill, Lisa Kyrisch, Teri (John) Summerfield, Traci (Rob) Bennett; grandchildren, JR Liggett, Jeremy (Abby) Liggett, Jay (Crystal) Perrill & Jeffrey Perrill, Zackary (Makaila) Bennett; three great grandchildren; a sister, Jeanie Teller and many friends at the Carlisle in Naples, Florida.

Services for Jim will be held at a date to be announced later.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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