Monday, August 17, 2009

Clarence North, Jr. (December 25, 1927 - August 16, 2009)

Clarence (Junior) North Jr, 81, of Greenville, died Sunday evening, August 16, 2009, at Wayne Hospital. Junior was born December 25, 1927 in Darke County, to the late Clarence and Roma (Fritz) North. He was a member of St Matthew's Lutheran Church, Ithaca, and a former member of the Eagles Lodge, Greenville. Junior was retired, after 40 years employment, from the former John Smith Grain Company, Arcanum. Survived by wife Annette (Garrison) North whom he married on Sept 26, 1944, two daughters Vickie Winters and husband Richard and Jane Buschur and husband William both of Henderson, NV. Grand children Melissa Lusch, Christine Stott and husband Gary, Stephanie Roberts and Chad Buschur and wife Michele, Four great grandchildren. Four sisters Patricia (Harold) Wogoman, Greenville, Marcia Shafer, Eaton, Connie (Larry) Bueter, and Diane (Jim) Rohrer both of Lima, two brothers Phillip (Boob)(Leota) North, Greenville and Ronnie (Martha Dickey) North, Wayne Lakes. He was preceded in death by a brother Gene North, and 2 sisters, Joan Cheadle and Sharon Reed. Funeral Services will be held at Kreitzer Funeral Home in Arcanum at 1 P.M. Friday, Aug 21, 2009 with Pastor Joene Herr officiating. Burial to follow in Mote Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends 5 to 8 P.M. Thursday at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions maybe made to St Matthew's Lutheran Church with envelopes available at the Funeral Home.