Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Rita Ann Nehls of Newark, Ohio, February 27, 1943 – January 8, 2018

                                                            Rita Ann Nehls

     A funeral service for Rita Ann Nehls, 74, of Newark, will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home.  Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark. 
     Rita passed away January 8, 2018, at her residence.  She was born February 27, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Walton Z. And Anna F. (Slegatis) Ray.  
     Rita attended many local churches, where she loved and attended three times a week.  She was an avid reader and loved ministering with everyone. 
     She is survived by her husband, Fritz Nehls; nephews, Cainon and Colton Means; niece, Amber Means; brother-in-law, Stan (Connie) Nehls and family; sister-in-law, Arlene Armstrong and family; best friend of 15 years, Patty Peterson, and best caregiver, Tara Horton. 
     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Allen Ray.
     To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.

Kathleen Callis of Newark, OH, April 8, 1933 – January 8, 2018

Kathleen Callis, 85, of Newark, died Monday, January 8, 2018 at her home. She was born April 8, 1933 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Allen and Irene (Carmichael) Jordan.

Kathy received her MBA from The Ohio State University and retired as Manager of Accounting from Rockwell International Truck Axle Plant in Heath. She was a long-time volunteer with the Crisis Center and other service organizations. She was past President of the Central Ohio Chapter of the Accountants Association and served as a volunteer for Hopewell Federal Credit Union Board of Directors for over 20 years many of those years spent as Treasurer. She enjoyed family, friends, sports, music, knitting, crocheting and reading.

She is survived by grandchildren, Amber (Charlie) Smith, Spencer Watring, Jenesa (Russ) Callis, Jesse (Shawna), Marcy Birtcher all of Newark, Jamie (Pamela) of Buckeye Lake, Heather Callis of Reynoldsburg, Jill (Bruce) Freeman of Knoxville, TN, Kathy Rose of Urbana, Matt (Misty) Callis of Piqua; 28 great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; sister, Janice Jordan of Indianapolis; 11 nieces and nephews; and family friend, Kathy Birtcher of Reynoldsburg.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William P. Callis; children321, David L. Callis, Jerry L. Callis, Ronald L. Callis, and Cindy L. Watring; brothers, Thomas M. Jordan, Allen Jordan, and sister, Jacqueline Lowe; grandson, Shawn Watring; and granddaughter, Kim Birtcher.

Visitation will be Thursday from 11-1PM at the Brucker- Kishler Funeral Home where the funeral service will follow visitation at 1:00PM with Pastor Gus Andrews officiating. Burial will follow the service in Newark Memorial Gardens.

To sign an online register book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com

Shirley I. Rohan of Newark, Ohio, January 6, 1929 – January 7, 2018

                                    

                                                                              Shirley I. Rohan

     A funeral service for Shirley I. Rohan, 89, of Newark, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Rev. Mark Katrick officiating.  Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark. 
     Shirley passed away January 7, 2018, at the Selma Markowitz Hospice Care Center.  She was born January 6, 1929, in Newark, to the late Raymond Rian and Irene (Nice) Dusenberry.  
     Shirley was a 1946 graduate Newark High School.  She retired from the Licking County Recorder’s office.  She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ.
     Shirley is survived by her daughters, Diana (Pete) Swietanski of Tuscan, AZ and Kim (Williams) Davis of Lewis Center; grandchildren, Jack (Angie) Kincaid of Tuscan, AZ, Debbie Twing of Tuscan, AZ, Derek Davis of Westerville, and Lindsay Davis of Lewis Center, and great-grandson, Liam Kincaid of Tuscan, AZ. 
     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Richard Rohan; first husband, Eugene Williams, and sister, Mary Alice Cannon.   
     To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.