Katherine E. “Kathie” Duncan Faulk, 54, of Delaware, died peacefully Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. She was a 1978 graduate of Dublin High School and received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida State University. She began her career as owner/operator of a women’s specialty boutique, “Duncan’s Attic” in Jacksonville, Florida for many years. She later managed retail stores in Dublin. A free-lance photographer, she also enjoyed music, the beach, fishing and bicycling. She was born November 5, 1960 in Columbus to the late Steven and Diana Wender Duncan. She is survived by her son, Duncan Loran Faulk of Ostrander and a student of Buckeye Valley; two sisters, Carol (David) Raymond of Marysville and Pamela Guay of Knoxville, TN; nieces and nephews, Jennifer (Jeremy) Fishbaugh, Christy Raymond, Christopher Guay and Katie (Terry) Wheatley, Cole Wheatley and Ashlee and Ryder Fishbaugh; and her companion of ten years, Tony Zanetos; and many other relatives and friends. A memorial gathering will be held 7 p.m. Friday at Underwood Funeral Home in Marysville where the family will receive friends beginning at 5 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Delaware County Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.
Janice Marie Casteel Mills, age 67, of North Lewisburg, formerly of Sunbury and San Diego, CA, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Memorial Gables in Marysville. She was a retired associate of the Navy Exchange where she worked for many years as a retail buyer. Her job included many journeys throughout the world. She was an active volunteer at La Maestra health care center for women in San Diego. Known for her active spirit, she enjoyed dancing, swimming, basket weaving, traveling and spending time with family and friends. She was born May 12, 1947 in San Diego to the late James and Ruth Jones Casteel. She is survived by a son, Charles (Susan) Mills of Marysville; a daughter, Pamela Burden of Independence, MO; seven grandchildren, Jacob, Ashleigh, Chelsea, Brittany, Josh, Abby and Trevor; a great grandson, Brody; a brother, James Casteel of San Diego; a sister, Lenore (Mike) Mosteller of San Diego; two aunts, Helen Haley and Mary Jane Babcock; and nieces and nephews. A private memorial gathering will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.
Mamie Murphy, 94, of Marysville, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at her home. An associate of U-Co Industries for many years, she considered herself one of the most efficient workers in the shop. She was an avid country music fan, especially Toby Keith and Elvis Presley, and had the opportunity of personally meeting Mr. Keith, at Jamboree in the Hills. She enjoyed puzzles, getting manicures and her pet bird, “Toby.” Of Irish descent, her favorite holiday was St. Patrick’s Day. She was born July 2, 1920 in Jackson, Ohio to the late George and Grace Murphy Pugh and was also predeceased by a sister, Stella. She is survived by many loving friends and caring staff, including Gail Rucker. A memorial gathering will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Underwood Funeral Home where friends may call beginning at 4 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice. Condolences may be expressed to www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.
Carrie Lynn Marisnick, 43, of Marysville, died peacefully Monday, November 3, 2014 at her home. A homemaker, she was a loving and devoted wife and mother. She was a born-again believer of Jesus Christ and she went on to her permanent home in heaven. She cherished the moments she spent with her son, especially going to the park, blowing bubbles, visiting the zoo, walking the dogs and McDonald’s funhouse. She was born September 9, 1971 in Delaware, Ohio. She is survived by her husband, Robert; her son, Bret; her brother, Tim; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, David Marisnick, Keith (Judy) Allen, Mary Peltier and Terri Navarra; and many other relatives, including Bill and Judy Mock and special friends, including her best friend, Nona and special friends, Pastors Mike and Rose Brooks of Bible Faith Church in Mt Victory. A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Thursday, November 6, 2014 at Underwood Funeral Home where the family will receive friends beginning at 3 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to assist the family by donating to Marysville Mission Community Church, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.
Susan Lee Sidner Sword, 68, of Marysville, died Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Memorial Gables in Marysville. She retired from MATCO in London and also was a former associate of Westinghouse in Columbus. She enjoyed making handicrafts and attending craft shows. She was a devoted mother and grandma and loved attending her grandkids’ baseball and softball games. She was born January 20, 1946 in London, Ohio to the late Harold and June Shoaf Sidner. She is survived by a daughter, Angela (Charles “Doug”) Born and a son, Todd (Lydia) Holland, both of Marysville; seven grandchildren, Danika Morse, Taelor Born, Tristyn Born, Tareyn Born, Jessica (Matt) Engle, Dillon Holland and Chevy Holland; a brother, Larry “Steven” (Janet) Sidner of St. Paris; her aunt, Jo Shaw; a cousin, Mike Shaw; a special friend, Dixie Jones; her former husband and his wife, Gerald “Bunky” (Debbie) Holland; and many other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Underwood Funeral Home, 703 East Fifth Street, Marysville. Memorial contributions may be made to her granddaughters’ softball travel team “Sabotage.” Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.
Monte L. Neuhart, age 76, of Marysville, died Monday, October 27, 2014 at his home. He retired in 1998 from Columbia Gas System Service Corporation after more than 38 years. He was an avid collector of toy trains. He was a lover of The Ohio State University Buckeyes, Cleveland Browns and Indians and all-things Chevrolet. He was born July 6, 1938 in Batesville, Ohio to the late Ray and Mildred Ruth Hedleston Neuhart and was also predeceased by his brother, Jeryl Neuhart. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Fern Rath Neuhart; two step-sons, Brian (Rosemary) Robling of Georgia and Keith Robling of California; a granddaughter, Nina Robling; a sister-in-law, Margaret (Raymond) Varga of Florida; a niece, Jenney Neuhart; and a nephew, Jeremy Neuhart. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Underwood Funeral Home, 703 East Fifth Street, Marysville. Graveside services will be held at 12 noon Wednesday at Batesville Beaver Township Cemetery in Batesville, Ohio. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.
Thomas B. Winters, age 83, of Marysville, died Friday, October 24, 2014 at his home surrounded by family and friends following a seven-month illness. He was born September 18, 1931 in Ironton, the only child, to the late Raymond F. and Adryenne B. Lynd Winters. Tom possessed an intellectual curiosity for all things mechanical and electrical. He traveled a great deal with his parents as his father was an instructor of air brake operation for many different railroads during the 1930’s and 40’s. He had the rare opportunity of traveling in all 48 states and half of them twice in his youth. This natural curiosity led Tom into the field of engineering, having worked at Westinghouse Electric for 14 years and Westreco for 17 before his retirement in 1995. During this time, he was awarded many patents and awards. He was even given a patent by the British government signed by Queen Elizabeth II in 1995. Tom’s greatest love and achievement is the Raymond House Campground and Restaurant which he designed and brought to fruition during the 1980’s. He was also recognized in “Who’s Who in the Midwest” and “Who’s Who in America” publications. He was a member of the Union County Farm Bureau, American Legion Union Post 79, a life member of DeMolay and served as an aerial photographer in the Naval Air Reserve for twenty years. He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Dolores J. Leis Winters, whom he married August 30, 1953 in Spencerville, Ohio; his three dogs, Tippy, Ona and Duchess; his brother-in-law, Robert Leis; two sisters-in-law, Jean and Jan Leis, both of Spencerville; and many devoted friends, including Ed Mullady, Dean Cook, Steve Brown, Rod Cook and Scott Rockey. The family will receive friends 1 to 3 and 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Underwood Funeral Home, 703 East Fifth Street, Marysville. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Raymond House, 20215 State Route 347, Raymond, Ohio where a luncheon will follow. Rev. Robert Kimes will officiate. A private burial will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Union County Humane Society or a charity of choice.
Dorothy Esther Kinniard Mills, 89, of Marysville, died Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Carriage Court Assisted Living surrounded by her loving family. A homemaker and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she was a former associate of Ranco in Plain City and also worked as a waitress at former Marysville restaurants, Dutch’s and Clancey’s. She attended Agape Community Fellowship of Marysville and was a former member of Resurrection Mt. Foursquare Gospel Church. Throughout the years, she was a caregiver in her own home for her son, grandchildren and other children. Her faith in God was the strength that carried her throughout the many challenging seasons of her life. She was a woman of prayer and passed on a legacy of faith in God to her children and grandchildren. Serving her family was the center of her life. In her younger years, she enjoyed reading, gardening, sewing and taught Sunday school. She cherished spending time with her grandchildren and family and enjoyed taking trips to the Smoky Mountains as well as visiting family in West Virginia and Maryland. She also liked having picnics at Indian Lake. She loved the flowers of spring and working outside. To her, every holiday was a reason to celebrate and bake a cake. An excellent cook, cooking was her expression of love and although she collected hundreds of recipes, she rarely needed one. She enjoyed staying active about her house and yard and liked the company of pet dogs she had over the years that she dearly loved. She was born January 17, 1925 in McMechen, West Virginia to the late Charles W. and Ethel E. Stover Kinniard and was also predeceased by her husband, Edward Eugene Mills and by her son, Michael Eugene Mills. She is survived by her daughter, Debbie (Harold) Neate of Marysville; her grandson, Joshua Neate and his girlfriend, Lyndsi Sanders, both of Franklin, TN; her granddaughter, Hannah Neate of Marysville; her siblings, Jim (Darlene) Kinniard, June Kinniard, Irma Zochok and John (Joyce) Kinniard; and many nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Underwood Funeral Home where the family will receive friends beginning at 12 noon. Interment will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Oakdale Cemetery. Pastor Gene Miller will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Agape Community Fellowship of Marysville. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.
Teri Lynn Guinn-Edwards, 59, of Marysville, died Monday, October 6, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was a former associate of Marysville Steel, most recently a homemaker and attended Marysville Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed Sudoku puzzles, fishing, rose gardening, and especially “spoiling” her grandchildren. She will be most remembered as a loving mother and a devoted “Nana.” She was born October 1, 1955 in Dayton, Ohio and was predeceased by her father Jerry Guinn and her husband, Richard Edwards. She is survived by her mother Carolyn Fischer Guinn of Dayton; her children, Jeremy (Mona) Larrick of Marysville, Ashley (Thomas) Purdy of Woodstock and Harley Edwards of Marysville; her step-children, Richard (Amanda) Edwards and Shane (Shawna) Edwards, both of Cookville, TN; 14 grandchildren, Gage, Aleigha, Jesse, Des, Brooke, Jack, Oliver, Nathan, Samantha, Silas, Blayze, Kenny, Anabelle and Perry; and many other relatives and close friends. The family will receive friends 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Underwood Funeral Home where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday. Thomas Purdy will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to the Teri Edwards Memorial Fund. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.
Michael James Nibert, Sr., age 56, of Richwood, died Monday, September 29, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He retired in March 2014 from Abbott after 36 years where he worked as a computer operator. He was a 1977 graduate of Dublin Coffman High School. He was a proud Harley rider and kept his bike in tip-top condition at all times. He cherished the times he spent fishing with his grandson. He was born September 28, 1958 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Odell and June Ward Nibert; he was also predeceased by two brothers, Donald Ray Nibert and William Edward Nibert. He is survived by the love of his life for 35 years, Geneva Littler; his son, Michael James Nibert, Jr. of Richwood; his grandson, Chase Michael Nibert; two sisters, Janice Nibert and Cathy (Mark) Thomas, both of West Mansfield; his step-children, Walter (Lenita) Littler, Christina Littler and Tammy Littler, all of Columbus; step-grand-children, Christian, Jagger, Zackary, Robbie, Max and Sara; nephews and nieces, Cody, Colt, Nakina (Noah), Dakota, Darlene (Kevin), Denise, Megan, Ethan, Braxton, Tahla, Eli “Jake, Tonia (Chad) and Zachary; an aunt, Marie; and many other relatives and friends, including his “special brothers,” Mark, Jerry and Curtis. The family will receive friends beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at Underwood Funeral Home where a funeral procession will form at 11:30 a.m. to York Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.