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Outman, H.

Harl F. Outman, 67, of Rt. 1, Paw Paw, died Wednesday, March 11, 1987 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Born July 21, 1919, in Norfolk, Va., he was the son of Harl Outman and Catherine Zimmer Outman.

He wa a member of the Western Maryland Photography Club and was a U. S. Army Enginneer for 21 years, retiring August 1, 1963. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army having served during World War II. He was a member of the St. Charles Catholic Church.

Surviving are his wife, Helen C. Rich Outman, at home; three sons, Harl F. Outman, Jr., and Gary D. Outman, both of Woodbridge, Va., and David A. Outman, Paw Paw and two grandchildren.

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Dover Township - Harl G. Outman, 73, of 2265 Hovons Blvd., Holiday City, died Sunday at home.

He had retired in 1965 after working for 45 years as a marble worker and cutter.

He was an Army veteran of World War I.

Mr. Outman was born in the Thousand Islands section of N.Y., and later lived in Michigan. He came here from Cliffside Park six years ago.

Mr. Outman was a member of West New York Post 15, American Legion and the Holiday City Club, Phase One.

He was the husband of the late Mrs. Katherine Outman.

Surviving are a son, Harl F., Paw Paw, W.Va.; three sisters, Mrs. Maude Garrett, Dania, Fla., Mrs. Gladys Kuhn, Kalamazoo, Mich., and Mrs. Velma Kidd, Norfolk, Va., and three grandchildren.

The Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Vernon Outman, 7379 Pershing, Sat., Aug. 24, 1968, husband of Ruth M. Outman, father of Thomas W. Outman, our dear son, grandfather, and brother.

Services at LUPTON Chapel, 7233 Delmar bl., Wed., 3:30 p.m. Interment private. Friends may call at chapel after 12 noon Tues. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Michigan Alumni Fund.

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Harley Outman

Harley (Doc) Outman, 85, of 300 W. Amour, retired Kansas City pharmicist and a 60-year veteran bridge player, died Wednesday at Menorah Medical Center.

He was born in Centerville, Kan., and lived here most of his life.

Mr. Outman, a Life Master in the American Contract Bridge League, was an active player until his death. In March 1974 he and a partner won the mixed pair championship of the 33rd annual spring tournament here. He won the consolation contest in a field of 368 players during the Missouri Valley regional tournament here in 1973.

He was graduated from the former Kansas City College of Pharmacy and was a pharmacist in area drug stores 50 years. He was a Methodist.

He leaves a son, Charles N. Outman, 10221 Cedar Brook Lane; two daughters, Mrs. Marcia Casey, 600 E. 8th, and Mrs. Hester DeBlasio, Valley Stream, N.Y.; a sister, Mrs. Jessie Ebert, Santa Barbara, Calif.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Muehlebach Chapel; burial in Floral Hills Cemetery. Friends may call after noon Friday at the chapel.

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Harlow E. "Sonny" Outman

6/16/1937 - 2/4/2009

Harlow E. “Sonny” Outman, age 71, of Stanton, passed away Wednesday, February 4th at Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids. He was born June 16, 1937, the son of Lyle & Veda (Keeney) Outman.

On August 30, 1969, he married the former Jeannette M. Woods; she survives in addition to his mother, Veda Outman, three sons, Mark & Karen Outman, Colorado, Grant & Chong Outman, California and Phillip & Vicki Outman, Michigan, 15 grandchildren, 1 great grandson, one stepson, Bruce Beardslee, Stanton, 3 step grandchildren, one sister, Sandra & Dale Miller, Orleans, a sister-in-law, Sara Outman, Stanton and several nieces and nephews.

Sonny was preceded in death by his father, a brother, Lonnie Outman and a nephew, Lonnie Outman Jr.

Sonny has been a longtime resident of the Stanton area and was a member of the Traditional Congregational Church of Stanton. He retired from the Montcalm County Road Commission in 1998 after 30 years of service. In the summertime, his garden was a tremendous project in addition to his love of auto racing and you could find him at a local racetrack every week cheering on his favorite drivers. In the wintertime, he enjoyed spearing fish through the ice and would spend countless hours on the lakes.

Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00 until 6:00 P.M. at the Simpson Family Funeral Home in Sheridan.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 7th, at the funeral home, beginning at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor Larry Pike officiating.

Following cremation, final interment will be at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Stanton.

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Harold D. Outman of Chenango Forks

Harold D. Outman, 84 of 90 Lori Dr, died Wednesday morning, June 15, 1988 at the River Mede Manor Nursing Home. He is survived by his wife, Helen Outman, Chenango Forks; three sons and daughters-in-law, Arland and Beverly Outman, Johnson City, Gordon and Elaine Outman, Kirkwood, Theodore Outman, Fla; four daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Walter Leonard, Ariz, Beverly and Herbert Heath, Fla, Reva Norton Castle Creek, Sharon Tuohey, Chenango Forks; 31 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard Outman, Fla. He attended the First Church of Christ of Binghamton and was a custodian in the Chenango Valley School district.

Funeral services will be held at the J. F. Rice Funeral Home Inc, 150 Main St, Johnson City, Saturday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Richard Hollis, pastor of the First Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be in Riverhurst Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

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Harold K. Outman

CONSTANTINE -- Harold K. Outman, 77, 14177 Garber Road, died May 10, 1991, at his home, following an extended illness.

He was born Dec. 12, 1933, in Leonidas, a son of Lloyd and Elda (Hagelgans) Outman.

On Feb. 4, 1935, he married Winona Moord. She died Aug. 7, 1987. On June 25, 1988, he married Eunice (Bucher) Rockwell.

He had owned and operated the family farm before his retirement. He was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church, Constantine, the St. Joseph County Farm Bureau and the Constantine Co-Op. He had served as Constantine Township supervisor and also on the St. Joseph County Road Commission.

Surviving are his wife; one daughter, Cheryl Hart, Edwardsburg; four sons, Malcolm Outman, Marlin Outman and David Outman, all of Constantine, and Edward Outman, Bristol, Ind.; two step-sons, Harry Rockwell, Syracuse, Ind., and Michael Rockwell, Charleston, S.C.; 18 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; five brothers. Leon Outman, Lyle Outman and Stanley Outman, all of Leonidas, Leroy Outman, Colon, and Wayne Outman, Mendon; and three sisters, Doris Meyer, Bronson, Ardis Barnebee, Mendon, and Arlene Collins, Leonidas. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Richard.

Relatives and friends may call from 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the Eley Funeral Home, Constantine. Services are at 11 a.m. Monday at the Messiah Lutheran Church, Constantine, with the Rev. Clayton Bates officiating. Burial wil be in Constantine Cemtery.

Memorials may be directed to the Messiah Lutheran Church Organ Fund. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

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Harold R. Outman Retired CPA, businessman, 77 Harold R. Outman of Denver, a retired certified public accountant and businessman, died Monday. He was 77.

Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Fairmount Little Ivy Chapel, 430 S. Quebec St. He was born March 29, 1919, in Denver. He attended East High School, the University of Colorado and the University of Denver. Outman served in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theater. On Oct. 12, 1943, he married Allene Jacobs.

Outman earned a CPA certificate and practiced accounting in Denver for many years. He was secretary/treasurer of Jacobs Equipment Co. After retirement, he worked part time at the Denver Board of Realtors. He is survived by his wife; two sons, James, San Mateo, Calif., and Mark, Denver; and five grandchildren. Contributions may be made to Trinity Methodist Church Turnabout Program, 1820 Broadway, Denver 80202.

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Rites Thursday For H. C. Outman

Funeral services for Harry C. Outman, chief clerk in the fifth district for the Louisiana Highway Department, who died early Monday after being stricken while driving home, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Peters Funeral Home Chapel.

Rev. Wayne W. Gray, pastor of the Covenant Presbyterian Church, of which Outman was a member, will officiate. He was also a member of the Graham Surghnor Lodge of Masons.

He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Jack M. Parker, Dallas, Tex., a son, Dale Outman, San Francisco, Calif.; four sisters, all of St. Louis, Mrs. Minnie Norris, Mrs. Ethel Duker, Mrs. Nellie Owen, and Mrs. Lela Helpon; two brothers, Leonard and Clyde Outman, both of St. Louis, Mo., nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Warren Norris, Clyde Norris, Bill Owens, Robert Young, Sterling McClain, and Jack Smith.

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Crash Injuries Fatal to Driver

Harry D. Outman, Hurt Near Jackson Last Monday, Dies in Hospital

Harry D. Outman, 33, of 134 Upton Avenue, died at 3 p.m. Saturday in Foote Hospital in Jackson, as the result of injuries sustained Monday in a five-car accident two miles east of Jackson on US 12.

Mr. Outman, the only one of five persons involved who required hospital care, suffered rib and spine fractures and internal injuries when his car, traveling westward and towing another car, and an east bound car sideswiped in the center lane of the three lane highway.

Mr. Outman operated a used car lot here and had gone to Detroit with his wife, Gladys, to purchase two cars. They were on their way home when the accident happened.

He was born February 28, 1908, in Athens township, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Outman, and spent much of his life in Battle Creek.

Surviving are his parents of Athens, his wife and three brothers, Carl and Edgar of Battle Creek and Walter of East Leroy.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

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Source: The Kansas City Star Newspaper, Kansas City, MO, August 11, 1943 edition, page 18

OUTMAN -- Services for Mrs. Hattie C. Outman of 5505 Garfield Ave., will be held in the First Church of the Nazarene, 41st and Harrison St., Thurs. afternoon, Aug. 12, at 2 o'clock. Interment Floral Hills Cemetery. Freeman Mortuary.

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Hazel G. Outman, 82, wife of Carl W. Outman of Westfield, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 12, 1976 in the Green Home, Wellsboro, Pa. She was born Apr. 4, 1894 in Westfield the daughter of Sylvester and Wilhelmina Oswald George.

As a young woman, Mrs. Outman taught in area schools for ten years. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal church where she served as superintendent of the Sunday School for many years. She was a past worthy matron of the Order of Eastern Star and a charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. John (Dorothy) Murdock and son-in-law John Murdock of R.D. Knoxville; one brother, Hugh George of Bradford, Pa.; three grandchildren, Eric Lawrence of Singapore, Mrs. Randi Dolph of Chicago, Ill., David Murdock of Elmira, N.Y.; one great granddaughter, Leslie Lawrence.

Funeral was held at St. John's Episcopal Church Monday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Richard Harlacher officiating. Burial was in Champlin Cemetery, Westfield.

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OUTMAN, HAZEL L. (nee Wilcox), on Sun., Jan. 26, 1997. Beloved mother of Norma Tynes, sister of Lillian Peebles of Huntsville, AL., and grandmother.

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Helen E. Outman

OLEAN -- Helen E. Outman, formerly of 350 Front St., died Friday (Feb. 21, 2003) in the Wellsville Manor Care Center following a brief illness.

Born July 1, 1917, in Philadelphia, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Sophia Frain Hee. On Nov. 23, 1939, in Allegany, she married James L. Outman Sr., who died Feb. 26, 1976.

Mrs. Outman had resided in Olean and Allegany since 1923. She was a member of St. John's Church. She was employed at the Castle Restaurant for several years. She was of the Olean Senior League and the St. Stephen's Club Auxiliary.

Surviving are five sons, James L. Outman Jr. of Wellsville, Robert E. Outman of Spicerville, Calif., Richard L. Outman and Vernon J. Outman, both of Olean, and Joseph B. (Kathy) Outman of Baltimore, Md.; many grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; a sister, Clare Oliver of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by four sons, Anthony Outman, Garold Outman, Ronald Outman, and Christopher Outman; and a daughter Clare Ide.

Friends called from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Guenther Funeral Home Inc., 1303 E. State St., where funeral and committal services were held at 10 a.m. Monday (Feb. 24, 2003). Monsignor William Wangler, pastor of St. John's CHurch, officiated. Burial was in St. Bonaventure Cemetery Allegany.

Memorials may be made to St. John's Church.

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Helen L. Outman
of Chenango Forks

Helen L. Outman, 84, passed away Thursday morning, March 18, 1993, at Lourdes Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband Harold Outman, and is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Arland and Beverly Outman of Johnson City, Gordon and Elaine Outman of Windsor, Theodore Outman of Florida; four daughters and a son-in-law, Shirley Bickford of Chenango Forks, Beverly and Herbert Heath of Florida, Reva Norton of Binghamton, Sherry Kestenis of Binghamton; 31 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Georgia Brink of Binghamton, Mary G. Nichols of Chenango Forks; also several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was a member of First Church of Christ, Upper Front St., BInghamton, and was a retired employee of the Endicott-Johnson Shoe Corporation, with over 26 years of service.

Funeral services will be held at the J.F. Rice Funeral Home Inc., 150 Main St., Johnson City on Monday at 10 am, with Dale Thomas, minister of her church officiating. Burial will be in the Riverhurst Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the First Church of Christ, corner of Upper Front St. and River Rd., Binghamton, 13901, in Mrs. Outman's memory.

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Howard Allen Outman

Howard Allen Outman, 67, of Elkview, died Sunday in General Division, CAMC, after a long illness.

He was a retired construction worker and a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Surviving: wife, Roxine; son, H.A. Outman of Hurricane; daughter, Mrs. Carolyn White of Elkview; brothers, Roger, Marlin and Paul, all of Pennsylvania; sister, Marjorie Brooks of Corunna, Mich.; seven grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview, with the Rev. Wateman Newhouse officiating. Burial will be in Hively Cemetery, Valley Fork. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Howard Allan Outman

NORTH CAROLINA - Howard Allan Outman, 58, of North Carolina died May 7, 2001 after a long illness.

Mr Outman was preceded in death by his father, Howard A. Outman of Elkview, W.Va.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn Eddins Outman of North Carolina, mother, Roxine Outman of Elkview, son Steven Outman Lawrence and grandsons Allan and Andrew Lawrence, all of Shinglehouse, Penn., sister Carolynn White of Elkview.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Funeral Service for Local Citizen Held at Thompson's; Interment in Grand Junction

Rev. W. Y. Pohly of the Methodist church was in charge of the funeral service for the late Howard H. Outman, who passed away in the University Hospital, Ann Arbor, last week Friday evening after an illness of many weeks, the last four of which he had been in the hospital under the care of specialists.

A large number of men engaged in the oil business from St. Joseph, Benton Harbor and Kalamazoo, were here for the funeral. Interment was made in the Grand Junction cemetery.

Mr. Outman was 49 years of age and had been branch manager for the Theisen-Clemens Oil Company here for nearly twenty years. He was identified with the civic interests of the community, was a member of the local Masonic lodge and of the Elks Lodge in St. Joseph, and of the Paw Paw Yacht club in which he took much interest.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Madge Outman, two children, Betty Ann and Billy; two brothers, Floyd and Lawrence of Mills, Pa., and a sister, Mrs. James Van Pelt of Owosso, and many friends here and elsewhere.

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OUTMAN, Howard R.

Age 68 of R.R. #1, Elkland, PA, Tuesday, November 24, 1992 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. He was born April 11, 1924 in Westfield, PA, the son of Jacob and Bessie Stebbins Outman. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Germany during World War II. He worked for over 30 years for the Elkland Leather Company and retired from Corning Inc. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Shirley; daughter, Kathleen Fish of Osceola, PA; son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Mary Ann Outman of Little Marsh, PA; sisters, Arlene Seamans of RD, Knoxville, PA and Mrs. Joseph 'Ruth' Desormeau of North Chili, NY; grandchildren, Matthew Fish of Hanover, PA, Jason D. Fish of Hanover, PA, Michael Outman of Virginia Beach, VA, Kim Outman of Virginia Beach, VA, Todd Outman of Little Marsh, PA and Sandy Outman of Little Marsh, PA; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home Inc., Elkland, PA, Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 PM where Funeral Services will be conducted at 8:00 PM, immediately following Calling Hours. The Rev. Bert More officiating. Burial in Highland Cemetery, Elkland, PA.

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Hubert Outman

Hubert Outman, 84, of Genesee died Wednesday (Dec. 10, 1986) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital following a long illness.

He was born June 6, 1902 in Harrison Township, the son of Walter and Myra Hodge Outman. In 1919 in Whitesville, N.Y., he was married to the former Nettie Button, who predeceased him in 1980.

Mr. Outman had been a farmer in the Hickox area for many years.

Surviving are five sons, Urvil Outman and Raymond Outman, both of Genesee, Edward Outman of Rushford, N.Y., Jesse Outman of Andover, N.Y. and Harold Outman of Hickox; six daughters, Mrs. Ava Hawks and Mrs. Clarence (Alberta) Grover, both of Hickox, Mrs. Arlee (Gladys) Jeffers of Genesee, Mrs. Benjamin (Jean) Stone of Coudersport and Mrs. James (Pauline) Haskins of Parker, Fla.; 44 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, James W. Outman of Arlington, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at the Koch-Wetmore Funeral Home, Ulysses. The Rev. John Riley, pastor of the Hickox Community Church, officiated. Burial was in Yorks Corners Cemetery, Willing, N.Y.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

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Source: The Athens Times newspaper, December 28, 1927 edition:


Had Resided in Athens 74 Years - Served in Heavy Artillery Death Came Suddenly

Hugh L.P. Outman, for 74 years a resident of Athens township and one of its few remaining pioneers, died very suddenly as he was preparing to retire at the home of his son, Darwin, at 8:45 last Friday night.

Hugh L.P. Outman, youngest child of Jonah and Orenda Outman, was born in Hinckley, Medina county, Ohio, and departed this life Dec. 23, 1927, having lived 80 years, 8 months and 26 days. At the age of three years he with his parents moved to Athens township, Calhoun county, Michigan, where he spent the remainder of his life in the same immediate neighborhood. At the age of 16 he enlisted in the 6th Michigan Heavy Artillery, Co. A, and was honorably discharged after about 20 months service.

Mr. Outman was united in marriage to Mary Richmond Oct. 20, 1872, who preceded him in death Mar. 26, 1911. He leaves to mourn his loss two children, Darwin L, with whom he made his home most of the time since his wife's death, and Daisy A. Cassidy of San Bernardino, Calif.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, many nephews and nieces and friends and neighbors.

Funeral services were conducted from D. L. Outman's residence Tuesday afternoon, Rev. F.A. Stephens officiating.

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