Daily Archives: February 14, 2019

William Walter Anders Jr. of Newark, OH, September 10, 1933 – February 12, 2019

William Walter Anders Jr, 85, of Newark, died Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Arlington Nursing Home. He was born September 10, 1933 in Orrville, OH to the late William Anders Sr. and Marcellett (Nixon) Anders.

William was class treasurer of the 1953 class of Zanesville/ Lash High School where he also earned All Ohio football honors. He then attended college at Wilmington College on a football scholarship. He was a proud U.S. Navy Veteran, serving four years aboard the U.S.S. Robert L. Wilson. He retired from AT&T as a Section Chief after 30 plus years of service. He was a member of the Moose and American Legion. He was an avid boater and fisherman, loved the Buckeyes, golfing, and spending time with his family. He was a wonderful man, loving husband, and dedicated father, grandfather, and friend.

He is survived by his son, Michael Anders (Beth) of Newark; daughters, Debbie Grubb (Randy) of Leesburg, VA and Michele Arnold of Newark; nine grandchildren, Michael, Tonya, Amanda, Jesse, Allie, Brad, Maria, Weston, and Eddie; wife, Bonnie O’Brien; her children, Jill Hutchinson (Jeff), Doug O’Brien (Sue), and Jeff O’Brien (Sherry); and grandchildren, Cameron, Ian and McKenzie; the mother of William’s children, Linda King; several great grandchildren; and a father and grandfather figure to many who were considered family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter, Lora Gorsuch; and grandson, Brian Gorsuch.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Fl 17,Chicago, IL 60601 or www.alz.org

A celebration of life will be Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 3-5 PM at the Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark. A time for memory sharing will begin at 4:00 PM and military honors presented by the Licking County Veterans Alliance will begin at 5:00 PM.

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

Juanita Ruth Sherwood of Newark, Ohio, December 4, 1928 – February 13, 2019

Juanita R. Sherwood, 90, of Newark, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Sharon Brooke Assisted Living in Newark. She was born December 4, 1928, in Newark, a daughter of the late Leonard and Mabel (Dunn) Nichols. She had worked at Riley’s Bakery in downtown Newark and for State Farm Insurance. Her hobbies included collecting and decorating her home with dolls and collecting Beanie Babies.
Surviving are her son, Ronald Sherwood and his wife Joanne of Granville; grandchildren Sarah Sherwood and husband Chad Closson of Newark and her niece Kathie (Steve) Obsharsky of Florida.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Emmett W. Sherwood, Jr., whom she married October 19, 1944 in Somerset, on March 19, 2006; her sister Evelyn (Francis) Grimm and two infant brothers.
Family and friends may call from 2pm-4pm, on Sunday February 17, 2019, at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street in Newark. A private burial will be held on Monday at Glen Rest Memorial Estate in Reynoldsburg.
The family would like to thank the entire staff at Sharon Brooke and Vitas Healthcare for their thoughtfulness and compassion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Granville Education Foundation, P.O. Box 84, Granville, OH 43023.
To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com