Obituaries & Death Notices:  Hea - Hei

Richland Co., Ohio

Obituaries & Death Notices:  Hea - Hei

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Heald, Merle -- Mrs. Merle Anderson Heald, 81, widow of William Heald died at the home of her son, W. L. Heald, 410 Terrace Dr., this morning following an extended illness. She was born in Monroe County, June 26, 1883, and came to Mansfield 13 years ago from Licking County where she had lived most of her life. She was a member of the Martinsburg Federated Church. Surviving are three sons, W. L. Heald with whom she made her home, Hugh Heald, of Utica, O., and Carl E. Heald, 1938 Middle Bellville Rd., one daughter, Mrs. Ellen Bloom of Columbus; seven grandchildren; one sister Mrs. G. W. Pumphrey of Mt. Gilead. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at the C. C. Law Funeral Home, Utica. Burial will be in the Owl Creek Cemetery, Knox County. Friends may call at the J. H. Finefrock Funeral Home Friday after 7 p.m. and until noon on Saturday. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Georgia. [Mansfield News Journal - March 22, 1965]

Healea, Sylvia McComman -- 35Y;  d. 4/25/1956 at Johnsville, OH;  former Lexington school teacher;  w/o Linn  [MNJ 4/26/1956]  

Heath, Cordelia -- Died -- On the 27th. of April, CORDELIA, daughter of Isaac Heath, Esq., deceased, aged seven years.  [Richland County Democrat:  13 July 1850, Vol. 1, No. 13]

Heath, Fannie -- Tuesday.  Miss Fannie Heath, aged 22, daughter of Roger Heath, of Shelby, died Sunday morning of typhoid fever.  The interment took place today.  The deceased was one of the prominent young society ladies of Shelby.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  18 March 1893]

Heath, Henry -- Shelby.  Henry Heath, formerly of this city, died at his home in Milton, Ind., Saturday, March 12, aged 64 years.  The remains were brought to this city and funeral services held at the residence of R. Heath on Second Street at 1:30 Tuesday.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  15 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 21]

Heath, Henry -- Shelby.  Henry Heath, formerly of this city, died last Saturday at Milton, Ind., and was buried here Tuesday.  He was 64 years of age.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  18 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 22]

Heath, Isaac -- Died -- At his residence in Bellville, ISAAC HEATH, Esq., in the 60th. year of his age.  [Richland Democrat:  13 July 1850, Vol. 1, No. 13]

Heath, John R. -- John R. Heath died at his home in Iowa City, Ia., recently, aged 82 years.  He spent the greater part of his younger days in Bellville and will be remembered by our older citizens.  His estate was valued at $80,000.  --  [Butler Enterprise:  11 August 1905, Vol. 17, No. 27]

Heaton, Clifford - Mansfield. Clifford D. Heaton, 67, of 485 Chevy Chase Rd., retired Westinghouse executive, died in Mansfield General Hospital Wednesday evening following a four day illness. Mr. Heaton was born in Jamestown, N. Y., February 27, 1907. He lived most of his adult life in Mansfield where he was in management with Westinghouse at Mansfield and Columbus, and also served as general manager of the Mobiliner Tire Co., retiring three years ago. Mr. Heaton was a member of the First Congregational Church, Mansfield Lodge 35, F & AM, Al Koran of Cleveland Shrine, president of the Mansfield Shrine Club, a trustee of BPO Elks and a member of Westbrook County Club. He received his 32nd degree in Masonry in the Columbus Consistory. There are no immediate survivors. Services will be conducted in Finefrock's Saturday at 11:00 a.m. by Dr. Wray C. Smith in the absence of his pastor. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park. Friends may call Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Mary Anderson. (Mansfield News Journal: 09 January 1975, Pg 14)

Heavner, Lulu M. -- d. 12/14/1977 at Woodlawn Nursing Home, Mansfield;  b. 6/2/1891 at Grant, Ohio;  wid/o Harmon Heavner;  Mansfield resident for six years;  sis/o Robert Brown;  bur. Grove Cem., Kenton, O.  [MNJ 12/15/1977]

Hebb, Robert Harold -- 28Y;  d. 11/2/1955 at Phoenix Hotel, Mansfield (heart attack);  Mansfield resident 1947-1955;  b. 12/25/1926 at Albright, WV;  s/o Mrs. Jane Hebb;  bur. Mt. Pleasant Cem., Taylor Co.  [MNJ 11/3/1955]

Hecht, Martha Jane -- 81Y;  d. 1/17/1952 at Lakewood Hosp., Lakewood, OH;  wid/o Philip;  b. 10/15/1870 at Mansfield;  mem. St. Peter's Catholic Ch.  [MNJ: 19 January 1952]

Hecht, Peter -- Peter Hecht, a young man aged 22 years residing with his mother between Shelby and Spring Mills, a brother of Joseph Hecht, employed in Krause's Grocery in this city, dropped dead Saturday evening about 6 o'clock.  The young man was in the barnyard milking when the apoplectic stroke occurred and when Ezra Lehman found him he was dead.  The young man was a stout, robust appearing man and his sudden death created a surprise among his friends and acquaintances.  The funeral took place from St. Peter's Catholic Church to-day.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  29 September 1887, Vol. 3, No. 44]

Hecht, Richard U. -- 44Y;  d. 6/4/1954 at home, Massillon, OH;  b. 2/22/1910 at Mansfield;  Police officer;  Marine;  h/o Ruth Wagner  [Mansfield News Journal:  04 May 1954]

Heck, ---- -- Newville.  The infant son of Mr. & Mrs. W.E. Heck, departed this life on the 16th. inst.  It was aged 8 months, was a beautiful infant, a child of great promise.  We deeply sympathize with the bereaved parents in this their deep affliction.  But it should be a source of great solace to them, to know that this beautiful flower, which they prized so highly has only been transplanted from earth to bloom forever in the paradise of God.  The funeral was conducted by Rev. Sikes at St. Johns on last Sabbath.  --  [Bellville Star:  22 September 1888, Vol. 11, No. 52]

Heck, Augusta Hulda -- d. 7/21/1868 at Mansfield;  1y, 11m, 24d;  b. Mansfield;  white;  cause:  whooping cough;  res. Mansfield  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Heck, August-- -- d. --/22/1868 at Mansfield;  2y;  b. at sea;  white;  cause:  spasms;  res. Mansfield  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Heck, E.B. -- E.B. Heck, Newvill's postmaster, died last week at the age of 49.  [Mansfield Herald:  25 September 1890, Vol. 40, No. 45]

Heck, Erasmus B. -- Erasmus B. Heck, a prominent figure about Newville and of Worthington Township, having served several terms as Township Clerk, died last Friday morning of dropsy, aged 49 years and some days.  The remains were interred in the Newville Cemetery on Sunday.  --  [Worthington Enterprise:  18 September 1890, Vol. II, No. 42]

Heck, John

Heck, John -- Newville.  John Heck was born in Westmoreland County, Penn., Feb. 22nd., 1810, and died at Newville, Ohio, Jan. 31st., 1883, aged 72 years, 11 months and 9 days.  He was married to Miss Eva Blystone, October, 1830.  He migrated with his wife and one child six months old, to Holmes Co., O., in the year 1832, being then in his 22nd. year.  Here he worked at cabinet making and painting for 12 years.  Many were the happy days he spent hunting the wild deer that abounded in that county in pioneer days.  In the ------r 1844 he moved to Worthington Township and located on what is known as Rabbits Delight.  He sold this farm and bought one 2˝ miles south east of Independence.  He sold this farm in 1863 and moved to North Liberty.  On the 4th. of April 1864, he moved to the farm below Newville, where he spent the remainder of his life in quietude, not having the ill will of any man.  He was the father of 9 children, 6 of whom are living and were with him in his last hours.  --  [Bellville Star:  15 February 1883, Vol. 6, No. 20]

Heck, Mrs. John (nee Blystone) -- Mother Heck (nee Blystone) of near Newville, died Oct. 31st., of typhoid fever at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C.S. Alexander, after an illness of ten days and was buried in the Newville Cemetery Nov. 2d., aged 82 years, 4 months and 20 days.  Mother Heck was born in Westmoreland County, Pa., June 11th., 1812.  Her father, Peter Blystone, was then an officer in the War of 1812.  She was married to John Heck, and emigrated to Holmes County, Ohio, in the year 1831, and resided there until the year 1844, when she, with her husband, came to Worthington Township, Richland County, where she resided until her death.  She was the mother of thirteen children, five of whom are living.  There were twenty grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.  Her declining years were made pleasant by loving hands and tender care, with a full assurance of a home in Heaven.  She was old in the work of her Master's vineyard, being a member of the M.E. church for sixty years, striving to do good to those around her and meeting out love and kindness to them who despitefully used her at the last.  -- W.E.H.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  10 November 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 26]

Heck, William

Heck, William -- Bellville.  Mr. Will Sharp and wife attended the funeral of her brother, Wm. Heck, at Newville last Monday.  --  [Bellville Star:  22 April 1886, Vol. 9, No. 30]

Heck, William -- Newville.  Wm. Heck concerning whose illness we spoke last week, died the 18th. inst.  As we said last week his trouble was cholera morbus, but the immediate cause of his death was the rupture of a blood vessel, caused by hiccoughs.  He was 23 years, 3 months and 9 days old.  He was buried last Monday at St. John's cemetery.  Rev. Sikes conducting the funeral services.  The family have the sympathy of the entire community in this their sad bereavement.  --  [Bellville Star:  22 April 1886, Vol. 9, No. 30]

Heck, William -- bur. 11/3/1875 at Mansfield;  21y, 11m   [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Heckert, Mrs. Eli -- Shelby.  Mrs. Eli Heckert, of Broadway, aged about 60 years, died Tuesday night of consumption.  The funeral was held at the U.B. church, Thursday at 10 a.m.  Interment near North Robinson.  [Semi-Weekly News:  03 September 1897, Vol. 13, No. 71]

Hedges, ---- (infant) -- bur. 2/24/1878 at Mansfield Cem., still born  [Ohio Liberal:  13 March 1878]

Hedges, Charles -- d. 12/5/1869 at Mansfield;  45y;  b. Mansfield;  cause:  rheumatism;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Hedges, Edwin E. -- bur. 7/19/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  2m;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Hedges, Harriet -- Harriet Hedges, a Richland County pioneer, died at Mansfield, aged nearly 80 years.  [Bellville Star:  25 January 1883, Vol. 6, No. 17]

Hedges, Henry Clay -- Henry Clay Hedges, for years one of Mansfield's and Richland County's most highly and widely known residents, died at his home, 145 Park Avenue West, early Sunday morning after many years of suffering and illness, aged 83 years.  [Plymouth Advertiser:  12 September 1914, Vol. 61, No. 43]

Hedges, Ira D. -- d. 2/??/1871 at Cass Twp. bowel inflammation;  1y, 3m;  b. Cass Twp.;  res. Cass Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths] *may read Ira D. Hodges

Hedges, James A. -- bur. 7/4/1878 at Mansfield Cem., inflammatory rheumatism;  44y  [Ohio Liberal:  07 August 1878]

Hedges, James A. -- Died, at Mansfield, Ohio, July 4th., 1878, James A. Hedges, aged forty-four years.  The death of James A. Hedges, which occurred on the 4th. inst., was received by our entire community with feeling of profound sorrow.  Some three weeks ago he was compelled to abandon a business trip and return home stricken with inflammatory rheumatism. his friends hoped that the usual medicinal appliances, careful attention and much needed rest would soon restore him to health.  All that the best medical skill could accomplish or suggest, or loving hands do, was done and all without avail.  The disease did not yield to treatment, but made gradual inroads upon his strong constitution, and after little more than three weeks intense suffering, borne with great fortitude, surrounded by his family and friends, and all that makes life dear or desirable, he passed peacefully into the better world beyond.   The subject of this sketch was more than an ordinary man, filled no common place in the material growth and prosperity of our city, and deserves more than a passing notice.  He was a son of Elzy and Harriet Hedges, and nephew and namesake of Gen. James Hedges and the late Andrew Newman -- the very earliest and most respected pioneers of our city and county.  Thus he came of honored ancestors and his life was not unworthy of them.  His early life was passed as clerk in the dry goods store of E. & C. Hedges (his father and brother), pioneer merchants in our county;  and while here he gave promise of and developed those fine business qualities that made him so eminently successful in after years.  As a business man he was remarkable for honesty and integrity, joined with mature judgment and an intense energy of character, which easily surmounted and overcame all ordinary obstacles.  Nearly twenty years ago, his keen judgment perceived that at no distant day our city would become a desirable distributing point for the various articles of merchandise, and to the accomplishment of this he gave his energy, his years and his life.  As his ancestors were pioneers in the then unbroken wilderness, so he became a pioneer in this then unexplored field of commerce, and all can now realize how keen was his foresight and how much he thus advanced the material interests of our city.  He gave nearly twenty years of active, energetic labor to the cultivation and advancement of the wholesale trade, which is to-day the pride and glory of our city.  such a life a generous public will always gratefully remember, and such a 'name they will not willingly let die.'  Although the most generous of men -- always responding liberally to the calls of the distressed and unfortunate -- by his energy and thrift he left a handsome competency to his family.  In the war of the Rebellion he served as First Lieutenant in the Second Regiment O.V.H.A. with credit to himself and honor to the country.  When peace was declared he returned home and again embarked in the wholesale grocery business, associated with Peter Remy and A.C. Cummins, and by his energy and business fact, as well as his former experience in trade, largely contributed to make this firm a success from the start.  A few years later the firm was changed to Remy, Hedges & Walter, who have since become among the most prosperous and successful grocers in Central Ohio.  He died young, but lived long enough to know that his judgment in selecting his native city as a proper distributing point for articles of merchandise was justified, and that honest fair dealing has its reward.  In politics he was a Republican, believing that the principles of that party if properly administered, are best calculated to promote the welfare of the entire people.  Last fall he was selected by his party as a candidate for the responsible position of County Treasurer, and although largely in the minority, and his opponent a true and tried man, the very flattering vote he received showed in what high esteem he was held by the community at large.  It can be truly said of him that in every department of life, whether as citizen, soldier, neighbor or friend, 'take him for all in all, he was a man.'  In the hour of his country's need a strong defender, in peace an honest and upright citizen.  He died young -- his sun setting at noon -- and yet he lived long enough to realize the wisdom of his judgment and reap the reward of his early efforts in building up the wholesale trade in our midst.  He done a vast amount of work, and what is better, he done it well, for "We live in deeds -- not years;  In feelings -- not in figures on a dial."  The large concourse that followed his remains to our beautiful cemetery or that inclement afternoon, testified more than words the deep impression his quiet and unostentatious life had left upon the hearts of our people, and amid the mournful minstrel of many voices from that fraternal order he loved so well in life, he was laid peacefully away to await the final resurrection of the just.  The sympathies of the entire community go out to the widow and fatherless and to the aged mother again called to mourn the loss of a cherished son.  Thus passed away a devoted husband, an affectionate father, and a good citizen.  He rests from his labors, 'may it be in peace'.  -- C.  [Ohio Liberal:  10 July 1878]

Hedges, James Josiah (aka:  James Russell)

Hedges, Jennette -- d. 8/5/1868 at Mansfield (consumption);  41y;  b. Whitesboro, NY;  white;  res.  Mansfield  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Hedges, John -- Died, at Tiffin, Ohio, Mr. John Hedges, aged 25, late of Brooke Co., Va.  [Mansfield Gazette:  25 September 1823.  From Abstracts of Richland County, Ohio Taken From Mansfield Gazette, Vol. 1, 1823 - 7/7/1825.  Compiled by Mary Jane Armstrong Henney]

Hedges, John — Died, at Tiffin, on the 2d. Inst., Mr. John Hedges, a respectable young man about 25 years of age, late of Brook County, Virginia. [Mansfield Gazette: 09 October 1823]

Hedges, Mary (Smaltz)  -- Mrs. M.B. Hedges, cousin of Mrs. Jacob Sheriff, died at her home in Marion, Friday.  Mrs. Hedges' maiden name was Mary Smaltz and she formerly resided in Lexington.  [Mansfield News:  20 August 1899]

Hedges, Mary (Smaltz) -- Lexington.  Mrs. Mary Hedge, a former well known resident of Lexington, died in Marion recently.  [Mansfield News:  28 August 1899]

Hedrick, Alfred -- A Horrible Death.  Few people who read the notice of the death of Alfred Hedrick in yesterday's paper had any idea that there was anything of a sensational character connected with the demise.  Such is the fact, however, as the following horrible tale will tell:  For the past eight months Mr. Hedrick, who was 76 years of age, has been afflicted with kidney trouble, and knowing that at his time of life there was little chance of his recovery, he became very much depressed and it appears that he got the idea that it would be better for himself and family if he were dead.  Knowing that the old gentleman was of this opinion the members of his family watched his movements closely in order to prevent any attempts, he might make upon his life.  He was able a portion of the time to walk about, but never left his home during this period of his illness.  About 10 o'clock Tuesday night, Mr. Hedrick told his daughter, Miss Jennie, that he was going out back of the house.  A few moments afterward on going to the door she discovered her father lying on the ground, near the coal house, his head blazing with fire, while a common tin can sat on the ground near his prostrate body.  The daughter, almost overcome at the sight, soon recovered sufficiently to secure a shawl from the house and wrap it around his head.  The shawl, however, failed to extinguish the fire and she secured a bucket of water, but that also failed to put out the flames.  Miss Hedrick then secured the assistance of her brother, Thomas Hedrick, who resides on the same street, and together they succeeded in getting the father into the house and extinguishing the flames.  Before this could be accomplished the hair of the head had all disappeared, the eye balls were puffed and bleary and the skull was burned and blackened in a manner fearful to behold.  An investigation of the spot where the old gentleman was discovered revealed the fact that it was a case of premeditated suicide.  A common tin can containing coal oil was found near there and it is surmised that the old man had filled the can on the afternoon of the same day and, watching his opportunity, had poured the greater portion of the contents upon the top of his head and face, and then set fire to it with a match.  On being taken into the house physicians were sent for, but found that nothing could be done.  The unfortunate man was discovered at 10 o'clock and at 1 o'clock, Wednesday morning, he died, having lived just three hours after his desperate attempt to end his life.  Before he died Mr. Hedrick was conscious for a short time and on being asked why he did such a thing, replied that he had tired of life and said that he was sorry that he had resorted to such a horrible remedy.  The blaze was noticed in the back yard by neighbors, but at the time nothing was thought of it.  The family of the deceased was desirous of keeping the matter quiet, until after the funeral this afternoon, at least, and requested all acquainted with the facts to say nothing about it.  The information leaked out this morning, however, and the news of the horrible affair spread like wildfire.  The remains of the deceased were buried from his late residence at 2 o'clock this afternoon.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner:  05 September 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 16]

Hedrick, Alfred -- Wednesday.  Alfred Hedrick, aged 76 years, died at his home on Bartley Avenue early this morning of kidney complaint.  The deceased was one of the pioneers of Richland County, having been born near this city.  The funeral will take place from the residence tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner:  05 September 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 16]

Hedrick, Ann C. -- DIED -- In Mansfield, Jan. 17th., Ann C. Hedrick, wife of A.G. Hedrick, aged 67 years, 4 months and 9 days. The funeral took place at 2 o'clock P.M., Saturday, January 19, from her late residence, corner of Bloom and Walnut streets. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 24 January 1884, Vol. 34, No. 10]

Hedrick, Anna A. -- Miss Anna A. Hedrick, a former teacher in the Mansfield public schools, died Saturday night at the residence of Thomas Hildreth on Bartley Avenue, after a long illness. She leaves four sisters and one brother. Funeral Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 at her late residence. She was a lifelong member of the Baptist church. On account of the absence of Rev. J.C. Massee the services will conducted by Rev. Dr. D.J. Meese. Submitted by anonymous. [Mansfield News 13 Oct 1902]

Heffelfinger, ---- (infant) -- bur. 12/15/1877 at Mansfield Cem., spasms;  3m  [Ohio Liberal:  02 January 1878]

Heffelfinger, Della -- FUNERAL TODAY -- Miss Della Heffelfinger, formerly of this city, died at her home in Loudonville Wednesday afternoon and the funeral services occurred this morning at 10:00.  Mary Heffelfinger, sister of the deceased, died about four weeks ago.   [Mansfield Daily News:  25 October 1901, Vol. 17, No. 201]

Heffelfinger, Frank -- Frank Heffelfinger, a glass blower, of Tiffin, O., was horribly mangled by a B.&O. freight train at Lexington last night.  He died from the injuries about one hour after the accident.  Little is known concerning the accident, but it is supposed that Heffelfinger was riding on a freight car and in some manner fell beneath the wheels.  His legs were cut off about the knees;  one arm was severed above the elbow and the other was frightfully crushed.  His head and body were badly bruised and cut.  He was identified by means of the union card which he carried.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  27 July 1906]

Heffelfinger, Mildred M. Matthes. -- Mansfield. Mildred M. "Millie" Matthes Heffelfinger, 77, of 3087 Steam Corners Road in Lexington died Friday, April 14, 2000 at MedCentral/Mansfield Hospital after a year-long illness. Mrs. Heffelfinger was born May 5, 1922 in Mansfield, being a life long resident. She worked at Maxwell Department Store and Tie Shop at Richland Mall where she retired and was a member of First English Lutheran Church. Surviving are one son, Bob Heffelfinger; one granddaughter, Glenda Renee Snyder; one niece, Alice Sublett; and one nephew, Lee Bailey. She was preceded in death by her parents, Levi and Blanche Maxwell Matthes; her husband in 1977, Clarence Hap Heffelfinger; two sisters, Myrtle Bailey and Florence Brenneman; and two brothers, Glenn and Herman Matthes. Friends may call at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors on Sunday from 1-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at the funeral home, conducted by the Rev. Cloyd Kress. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Terri McGrath. [Mansfield News Journal: April 15, 2000]

Heffelfinger, Rachel -- Woodville.  Mrs. Rachel Heffelfinger, who is well known here, died at her home in Crestline, Saturday morning, aged nearly 71 years.  She leaves one son.  A number of relatives from this place attended the funeral Monday at 2 p.m.  Interment at Crestline cemetery.  [Mansfield News:  25 August 1899]  Cookton.  Marvin and Riley Shepherd attended the funeral of Mrs. Heffelfinger at Crestline Monday.  [Mansfield News:  28 August 1899]

Heffelfinger, Rebecca Jane

Hefflefinger, Michael -- Michael Hefflefinger died at Crestline on Wednesday morning, April 24th., aged about 70 years.  [Shelby Independent News:  02 May 1872, Vol. 4, No. 27]

Heflefinger, Herbert -- A sad accident occurred at a barn raising near Shaucks P.O. yesterday, which resulted in the death of Herbert Heflefinger.  Mr. H. was standing on a box with a heavy piece of lumber on his shoulder assisting in the raising, when the box turned, precipitating him to the ground.  In falling, the lumber struck him on the head, killing him almost instantly.  --  [Worthington Enterprise:  22 May 1890, Vol. II, No. 25 as reprinted from the Richland Shield and Banner]

Heichel, Francis Marion -- Francis Marion Heichel, who was struck and injured by a Cleveland & Southwestern Interurban car at the Springmill street and Woodland Avenue crossing Tuesday evening, Feb. 20, died from the injuries at the hospital Tuesday morning about 12:30 o'clock.  He resides at 54 Miller Street and was 65 years of age at the time of his death.  The physician stated peritonitis caused his death.  The deceased was twice married and besides his second wife and five small children -- James, William, Gladys, Harvey and Wilmer, he leaves ten children born at the first marriage as follows:  Albertis G. Heichel, Mrs. Ada Aber of Akron, Mrs. Nora <<remainder missing from my copy - please consult microfilm>>  [Mansfield News Journal:  27 February 1912]

Heichel, Paul R. -- 41Y;  d. 8/26/1955 at St. Luke's Hosp., Cleveland;  b. 8/13/1914 at Mansfield;  bur. Mansfield Cem. [MNJ 8/27/1955]

Heiding, Theobald -- d. 3/14/1872 at Sandusky Twp.;  married;  40y, 2m;  b. Germany;  mason;  white;  cause = consumption;  res. Sandusky Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Heidinger, Naomi Mary Barr -- 77Y;  d. 9/2/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 9/6/1877 near Steam Corners;  wid/o Andrew;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 9/3/1955]

Heidlebaugh, Rollin E. -- LEXINGTON: Rollin E. Heidlebaugh, 84, of Township Road 49, Lexington, died Saturday morning September 13, 2003 in his home, following a short illness. He was born August 9, 1919 near Lexington in the house that would become his lifelong home, to Henry E. and B. Marie Meckley Heidlebaugh, and was graduated from Lexington High School in 1937. Rollin served with the US Army and 20th Air Force during WWII in the Pacific Theater, with the 24th Squadron, 313th Bomb Wing, 6th Bomb Group (Very Heavy). He was one of the first to be drafted from Morrow County, and quickly stationed at Fort Stevens, Oregon, as part of the Coast Artillery Force. Following two years at Fort Stevens, Oregon, he was sent to Santa Ana, California for Air Force Cadet school to become a pilot, and trained to fly open cockpit planes, twin engines and the four-engine B-17. His 6th Bomb Group was sent to Tinian Island in the Marianas, and flew 17 missons over Japan. While piloting a B-29 bomber, he was shot down over Tokyo on May 24, 1945 during a fire raid, and was held as a prisoner of war for 100 days in the Kempi Tai and Omori prison camps. He was awarded the Purple Heart. He was a member of the Prisoner of War Association and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans. For 40 years Rollin operated his family farm, many of those years including dairy herds, a family farm homesteaded by his ancestors in 1831. In 2001 the Ohio Department of Agriculture awarded him the Ohio Outstanding Century Farm Award, an honor bestowed on families with rich heritage and inspiring dedication to agriculture in Ohio. He was a former member of the Morrow County Farm Bureau. Rollin also worked for the Lexington Local School District 34 years, as both a school bus driver and also as Bus Driver Supervisor, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Steam Corners United Methodist Church, and also served on the Ohio Rural Electric Board for 16 years. He is survived by his wife Gloria M. Ferguson Heidlebaugh, whom he married November 9, 1946; their daughter and son-in-law Sharon and Steve Schwarzwalder and Lindsey and Chelsea Heidlebaugh: and brother and sister-in-law Gene and Mary Heidlebaugh of Lexington; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Gerald Heidlebaugh, and two sisters Edwina Emminger and Helen Courtright. The family will receive friends Monday, September 15, 2003 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11 am in Lexington Cemetery, with Pastor James Jensen officiating. The Richland County Joint Veterans Council will hold military graveside honors. Memorial contributions to Steam Corners United Methodist Church may be made at the funeral home. (Snyder Funeral Home, September 2003, Richland County, Ohio) Submitted by Gary.

Heifer, Peter --- Died of Cancer.  Peter Heifer, aged 74, died at the home of his son-in-law, Mr. Reynolds, near Ganges, of cancer.  [Mansfield News:  21 May 1901, Vol. 17, No. 69]

Heim, J.C. -- J. C. Heim, 158 West Fourth street, died yesterday at about 12 o'clock noon, death being due to a complication of diseases, having suffered a number of years.  He had been a resident of Mansfield for the past nine years, and had been employed by the Voegele and Dinning company.  He was 62 years old and is survived by his wife and four brothers, Henry, George, and Philip Heim of St. Louis, Mo., and Charles Heim of Houston, Texas.  Interment will be at St. Louis.  Submitted by Lynnea/  [Mansfield Shield:  23 October 1918, p. 3]

Hein, John -- Tuesday -- John Hein died at his home, corner of Bloom and North Diamond Streets, at 1 o'clock this afternoon, aged about 50 years.  The funeral arrangements have not yet been made.  Later in the same paper ... NEWVILLE -- A telephone message was received here Tuesday that John Hein of Mansfield died Tuesday.  Mr. Hein had been a resident of Newville for many years.  --  [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER:  02 May 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 51]

Hein, John -- Friday ... Funeral services over the body of John Hein were held at St. Peter's Catholic Church at 9 a.m. today, Rev. Magenhann officiating.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 May 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 52]

Hein, Katharine -- The last will of Katharine Hein, of Worthington township, dated May 4, 1904, and witnessed by L.C. Mengert, G.L. Grau and Maud B. Ackerman, has been filed for probate.  To her niece Malvina Schwier, she wills $25 and a like amount to her brother, Michael Schwier, of McZena, Ashland County.  The residue of the estate she wills to her grandchildren, Mamie and Gertie Schwier, of Mansfield, Gertie to receive $200 more than Mamie.  To Nellie Berno of Mansfield, is willed the organ and the household goods are to be divided half and half between Mamie and Gertie Schwir.  In case she does not erect a monument during her lifetime she directs that the executor shall erect one at a cost of not more than $100.  Henry Webber, of Mansfield is named as executor of the will.  Mamei Schwier now lives at Loudonville and Gertie Schwier at Gallipolis.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  27 September 1904, p. 6]

Hein, Katie -- Butler.  Mrs. Katie Hein, aged 74 years, died Thursday night after a long illness with dropsy.  The funeral took place Saturday from her late home in Newville and interment was made at Loudonville.  For many years she conducted a hotel in Newville and Mansfield, coming back to Newville about ten years ago.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  30 September 1904, Vol. 12, No. 38]

Hein, Peter -- Shelby.  Peter Hein, aged 84, died Wednesday evening.  He leaves six children.  [Mansfield News:  10 May 1901, Vol. 17, No. 60]

Heineman, Abram J. -- Abram J. Heineman, one of Mansfield's best known and most highly respected business men, one of the largest buyers and shippers of horses in this part of the state, died very suddenly Saturday night about 11:30 o'clock at his residence, 58 West Third Street.  He had been a sufferer with bronchitis for some time and this brought on heart trouble which resulted in his death.  He was feeling as well as usual Saturday evening and retired about 10:30.  Shortly after this he became very ill.  Dr. Mitchell was called and rendered professional attention but Mr. Heineman sank rapidly and at 11:30 o'clock passed away.  The news of his sudden death was received with profound sorrow and regret by all who knew him.  Mr. Heineman was born in the city of New York, Nov. 24, 1838, and was educated there.  He was in the horse business there for some time and in the course of his buying came to Mansfield from time to time and subsequently located here about the close of the civil war.  He was identified with Mansfield's best interests and was one of the city's solid business man.  By sound business principles, perseverance and energy he accumulated wealth and was interested in various enterprises.  He was one of the projectors of the Sherman-Heineman park of which Mansfield is so justly proud.  He was united in marriage 45 years ago with Miss Bertha Rodecker, sister of Emanuel Rodecker, of this city.  Mrs. Heineman survive him.  One brother, Samuel Heineman, of Hinsdale, IL, and four sisters are also living, Mrs. J. Rothschild, Mrs. E. Mihlheuser and Mrs. C.M. Rich, of New York City, and Mrs. Julius Frank, of Zanesville.  Mr. Heineman was a member of the Masonic fraternity, of Mansfield Lodge of the B.P.O.E. and of the Knights of Pythias.  Funeral services Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at his late residence, under the auspices of the Mansfield Lodge, No. 35, F. & A.M.  The remains will be taken to New York City and the interment will be made in the Cypress Hills Cemetery on Long Island.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  16 October 1903, Vol. 11, No. 41 as reprinted from the Richland Shield and Banner of Monday]

Heineman, Christopher -- The funeral of the late Christopher Heineman will be held at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Frank McGuire, Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock.  At 11:50 the remains will be taken to Delaware for burial.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  09 August 1898, Vol. 14, No. 66]

Heineman, Frank -- Monday.  Frank Heineman died at his home on South Sugar Street, at 7 o'clock this morning.  The funeral will be held Wednesday.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 October 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 22]

Heineman, Samuel W.

Heineman, Walter -- Tuesday.  The funeral of Walter (Frank) Heineman will take place from his late residence, 106 South Sugar Street, Wednesday afternoon, at 3 o'clock.  The exercises will be conducted by Rev. H.L. Wiles, D.D.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 October 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 22]

Heis, William W. -- bur. 12/2/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  5y, 9m, 11d  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]


Heiser, Edward Louis - Edward Louis Heiser, 38 years, died at his home, 57 North Adams street, Wednesday morning at 4:30 o’clock, death having been caused by typhoid fever complicated with hear trouble.  He had been ill for a couple of weeks, but it was not until a few days ago that his condition was considered serious and his death was a shock to his many friends.  He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Ethel.  He was a member of the Knights of Pythias and Eagle lodges.  One brother, George, lives in Toledo, Ia.  Submitted by Jean and Faye.  [The Mansfield News:  Tuesday, September 17, 1907]

Heiser, George -- d. 9/1885, Bright's disease;  43y; 
bur. Mansfield Cemetery  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Heiser, George -- Mr. Geo. Heiser, proprietor of the Baltimore House, who has been ill for a long time, died at his residence Tuesday, September 22d. at the age of 43 years, 10 months and 19 days.  The funeral will take place from the Baltimore House Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  24 September 1885, Vol. 35, No. 45]

Heisher, Johannah -- bur. 11/16/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  31y;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Heiss, Emma -- 82Y;  d. 6/15/1954 at home, Washington, D.C.;  wid/o Elmer  [Mansfield News Journal:  16 June 1954]

Heiss, Mrs. George P. -- Mrs. George P. Heiss died at her home, 191 Marion Avenue, at 1 o'clock Thursday morning after an illness of about two years.  Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Dr. H.L. Wiles at the residence, Saturday at 2 p.m.  [Semi-Weekly News:  05 February 1879, Vol. 13, No. 11]

Heist, Henry -- Woodville.  Mrs. Levi Frankebarger received a telegram Saturday from Bucyrus stating the death of her uncle, Henry Heist, of that place.  Some of the older citizens of Mansfield will remember Mr. Heist, he being associated with Levi Zimmerman in the tinner business some 30 or 40 years ago.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  07 December 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 29]

Heist, John -- John Heist, a farmer aged 60 years, who resided four miles south of this city, was found dead in bed at his home Sunday morning.  He leaves a wife, but no children.  Funeral services at 10 o'clock a.m. Wednesday.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  03 June 1898, Vol. 14, No. 47]

Heist, Rebecca. - Mrs. Rebecca Heist, widow of John Heist, died Wednesday evening at her home, rear 130 Blanche Street, after a short illness.  Death was due to the infirmities of age, she being in her ninety-sixth year.  Mrs. Heist was born in 1825 near Lewisburg, York County, Pa., and at the age of six years she removed with her father to Ohio.  The family settled on a farm in Washington township, and for about ninety years Mrs. Heist was a resident of Richland county.  She was united in marriage to John Heist, who died in 1898.  About seven years ago, owing to the infirmities of age, Mrs. Heist removed to Mansfield and has since made her home with her nephew, E. S. Frankeberger.  No immediate relatives survive her, except nephews and nieces.  Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 1 o’clock at the home conducted by the Rev. F. C. Anderson, of the First Methodist Episcopal church.  Interment will be in the Washington cemetery.  Submitted by Jean and Faye.  [The Mansfield News; Mansfield, Ohio:  Thursday, December 9, 1920]

Heitz, Alfred K. -- Alfred K. Heitz, the 7-month-old son of Mr. & Mrs. Karl Heitz, who reside in the rear of 215 Glessner Avenue, died about 10 o'clock Wednesday night, of cholera infantum.  Funeral services conducted by the Rev. William Dressel of St. John's German Evangelical church, Friday afternoon, at 2 o'clock.  [Mansfield News:  25 July 1901, Vol. 17, No. 123]

Heitz, Katherine Schultz -- d. 10/15/1995;  mem. St. John's UCC  [St. John's U.C.C. 1995 Annual Congregational Record, p. 14]

Heistand, Daniel -- bur. 2/4/1878 at Mansfield Cem., old age;  88y  [Ohio Liberal:  13 March 1878]

Heistand, Daniel -- Died, Monday, February 4th., 1878 at the residence of his daughter, Mansfield, Ohio, Daniel Heistand, aged 88 years.  He was born in Washington County, Maryland, in 1790, was married in 1812 to Mary Koonts, and emigrated in 1827 to Mansfield, O., when he has resided ever since.  In 1828 he united with the M.E. Church of this place of which he was a consistent member till his death.  Such a life as this is worthy of more than a passing notice.  His birth occurred during the second year of the first Presidential term of Washington, so that his 88 years embrace almost the entire period of our country's history.  In the marvelous changes and growth of that time he has had his place and has done his work.  The companions of his active years were the stalwart men who braved the dangers and endured the toils of pioneer life, and founded our States, builded {sic} our cities and churches, and transmitted to us the heritage of civil and religious liberty.  Father Heistand survived nearly all the friends of his early years and labors.  His wife, the companion of 66 years, died about two years ago.  His religious life was of the best type.  He loved the church, and for the most part of the 50 years of his membership he was a local preacher, and held other places of trust in all of which he was active and useful.  His old age was happy and cheerful.  Bodily infirmities and the weight of years pressed upon him, but he was "Joyful in hope, patient in tribulation".  His last sickness was brief and he passed away as one falling asleep.  "He came to his grave in a full age like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season."  Children and many remain to mourn his loss.  His burial took place to-day at 10˝ o'clock.  [Ohio Liberal:  06 February 1878]

Heistand, Mary A. -- bur. 9/7/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  80y;  res. Mansfield   [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Heistand, Mrs. Daniel -- Mrs. Heistand, who was so seriously injured some ten days ago, by falling down her cellar steps, died on Tuesday evening last.  She was in the 80th. year of her age, and lived with her husband Daniel Heistand (who is still living) some sixty-four years. 
 [Richland Shield & Banner:  11 September 1875]

Heitz, Frank M. -- 91, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, at home. He was born March 5, 1914, in Mansfield to Carl and Emma Kaser Heitz. He graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in June of 1932 and attended Otterbein College. During WW II, he served in Europe as a member of the famed 4th Armored Division that was the spearhead of Patton"s 3rd Army. He saw action in three campaigns, Rhineland, Battle of the Bulge and Central Germany, receiving the Silver Star; Bronze Star for Valor and Purple Heart. Perhaps his proudest achievement in life was earning his Eagle Scout Badge from the Boy Scouts. Mr. Heitz retired from Thermo-Disc in 1979 after 27 years of service. He was an active member of Central United Methodist Church. He was also a member of Mansfield Masonic Lodge #35, F & A.M. Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Columbus, The Scottish Rite Association, Baku Grotto and was a national charter member of Amvets Post #26. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jean Oswalt Heitz; daughter, Judy McAfee; son, Ronald (Rebecca) Heitz; four grandchildren, Seasmus, Sean, Samuel and Monica. He was preceded in death by his parents, and six brothers and sisters, George Heitz, Clara Dent, Marie Heuss, Albert Heitz, Herman Heitz and Robert Heitz, and a son-in-law, Col. (Ret.) Lawrence McAfee. Memorial services will be Saturday, Feb. 11, at 3 p.m. at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, officiated by the Rev. Charles Tobias. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2:30 p.m. Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1605 Ashland County Road 1095, Ashland, Ohio 44805. (Mansfield News Journal, Friday 10, 2006) Submitted by Gary.

Heitzman, Casper

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