Daily Archives: May 1, 2018

Sue Ellen Evans of Newark, April 27, 1948 – April 30, 2018

Sue Ellen Evans, 70, of Newark, died Monday, April 30, 2018 at Newark Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 27, 1948 in Newark to the late Clyde and Geraldine (Hammond) Peck.

Sue worked at K-Mart as a sales clerk, but spent the majority of her working career as a teacher’s aide at the Montessori Community School. She enjoyed trips to the casino and watching her grandson compete in sports where she never missed an event. She loved spending time with her family and cherished the time spent together.

She is survived by two sons, Brian (Lori) Peck of Newark and Kevin (Rachel Bremer) Byers of Dayton; three grandchildren, Bret Peck, Eros Byers, and Noble Byers; two brothers, Gerald Peck of Heath and Steven (Rose) Peck of Newark; one sister, Sandra (Joseph) Hart of Newark; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rick Evans.

Memorial contributions may be made in Sue’s name to the Montessori Community School, 621 County Club Dr. Newark, OH 43055.

A graveside service for the family will be held at a later date.

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

Ruth Ann Owens of Newark, Ohio, August 1, 1928 – April 26, 2018

A funeral service for Ruth Ann (Burcher) Owens will be held at 12pm, on Monday, May 21, 2018, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home in Newark. Reverend Scott Campbell will officiate. Burial will follow in Newark Memorial Gardens. Family and friends may call from 11am-12pm, on Monday, prior to the funeral service at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st Street.
Mrs. Owens, 89, a long time Newark resident, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018. She was born August 1, 1928, in Beallsville, Ohio, a daughter of the late Joseph B. and Nona (King) Burcher. She was a 1946 graduate of Newark High School and was a Registered Nurse at the old Licking Memorial Hospital. She retired from nursing to raise her family. Mrs. Owens was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Women’s Circle. For many years she and her husband had operated “Mick’s Dari Stop” on Cherry Valley Road.
Surviving are her sisters, Kathleen Moore and Mary Lou Cotton; her sons, Edward C. (Loretta) Owens of Nashville; John (Loretta) Owens of Granville, Jay (Nora) Owens of Seven Hills, Ohio and her granddaughter, Lyndel Owens (James Sorenson) of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wm. McKee (Mickey) Owens, on February 25, 1996 and two brothers Dennis Burcher and Joseph Burcher.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Licking County Foundation, P.O. Box 4212, Newark, Ohio 43058.
To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.