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Outman, R.


Ralph Outman, 89, retired businessman, died at his home on Church Street, Thursday, Aug. 28, 1952. Mr. Outman was born at Whites Corners, Pa., but lived in Westfield most of his life.

His wife, Ava (Ada) Townsend Outman, died in October, 1939.

A prominent and enterprising citizen, Mr. Outman was very active in the business life of Westfield for many years. For eight years he was in business with his brother, the late W. H. Outman. They conducted a drug store and also carried paints and wall paper.

After that Ralph Outman ran a horse livery for three years. Then for eight years he was employed by the Westfield Boro as Street Commissioner and Water Superintendent.

Following this, he spent six years with the H.Z. Pride & Son Feed Store. Later he was elected to take full charge of the Farmers Hardware, which position he held until the store burned down. He then worked for Frank E. Kinsman in his hardware for two years.

Beginning in 1927 and for five years thereafter Mr. Outman was manager of the Grand Union and was assisted by his daughter Blanche. The store was located where Ken Baker's Red and White Super Market is now.

J. E. Sherwood and Ralph Outman then formed a partnership and bought out Clark Wedger, who conducted a small grocery where Fitzwater's food Store is now located. A year or so later, Mr. Sherwood sold his interest to R. O. Chappell. Mr. Outman and Mr. Chappell built a good sized addition and it became a big store. They ran the business for about six years and then sold out to Edwin Keeney in 1929, at which time Mr. Outman retired.

Survivors are a son, Paul, of Buffalo, N. Y. ; two daughters, Mrs. Glenn Peet of Elmira, N. Y., and Mrs. Blanche Chappell of Westfield, R.D.; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held in the Wesleyan Church at 2 p.m., the Rev. Stanley Lawrence and the Rev. Wallis Stevens of Ithaca, N.Y., former pastor of Westfield First Baptist Church, officiated. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Pall bearers were: Rea, Carl and Arthur Outmna, Elmer Cole, Gates McNinch and Frank Hall.

Those from out of town attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Youmans of Reynoldsville, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Pearl Crowl of Galeton, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Probst of Horseheads, N.Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Matejack, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Peet and Jame, Joyce and Paul Peet of Elmira, N.Y.; Mrs. Rilla Labar and Mrs. Robert Brown of Rochester, N.Y.

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Ralph E. Outman, 54, of 60 Mariva St. died yesterday in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital after a brief illness.

He was an employee of General Motors Truck and Coach Division.

Surviving besides his wife, Lula, are his mother, Mrs. William Outman, of Lake City; two daughters, Mrs. Mendal Campbell of Pontiac and JoAnn Outman, at home; four sisters and two brothers.

Service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday from the Voorhees-Siple Chapel. Dr. Milton H. Bank of the Central Methodist Church will officiate with burial in Perry Mt. Park Cemetery.

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Raymond Outman

ADRIAN -- Raymond A. Outman, 66, of 2420 Curtis Rd., Adrian, died July 22, 1988, in Bixby Medical Center. He was born March 19, 1922 in Onsted to Ervin and Hazel (White) Outman.

He married Theyone Kring on July 22, 1980, in Reno, Nev., and she survives.

Mr. Outman was a lifelong Adrian-Onsted area resident. He retired from Tecumseh Products in 1981. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U. S. Air Force, and belonged to the Tecumseh American Legion.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Rae Ann Jones of Holt, Barbara Thompson of Florida, and Erva Manley of Tecumseh; a son, Robert Outman of Tecumseh; three sisters, Phyllis Williams of Jackson, Mabel Busuttil and Betsy Bowers, both of Onsted; two brothers, Elwyn Outman of Adrian and Robert Outman of Indiana; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Eric Outman.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Lenawee Hills Memorial Park in Adrian. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Tecumseh American Legion. There will be no visitation prior to the service.

Arrangements were made by the Purse Funeral Home in Tecumseh.

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Raymond J. Outman, 53, of Genesee died Tuesday (Dec. 27, 1988) in his home after a long illness. He was born Jan. 1, 1935, in Genesee, the son of Hubert and Nettie Button Outman. On Dec. 11, 1962, in Wellsville, NY, he married the former Laura Rice, who survives.

Mr. Outman had been employed by the Westfield Tannery, Elkland Tannery, Kennedy Valve Corp. in Elmira, NY and the Butler Larkin Co. in Wellsville.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three daughters, La Rae Outman of Wellsville, Lucille Outman and Anita Outman, both of Genesee; three sons, Raymond Outman Jr. of Wellsville, Rodney Outman and Douglas Outman, both of Genesee; two grandchildren; six sisters, Ava Hawks, Gladys Jeffers, Mary Jean Stone and Alberta Grover, all of Genesee, Anna Miller of Clyde, NY and Pauline Haskins of Parker, Fla.; four brothers, Urvil Outman and Harold Outman, both of Genesee, Edward Outman and Jessie Outman,, both of Andover, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Thursday in the Wildman Funeral Home, Whitesville, NY. The Rev. John Riley, pastor of Hickox Union Church, officiated. Burial was in Genesee Cemetery.

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Funeral services were held Monday afternoon for Rea P. Outman, retired Westfield businessman, who died Friday, Jan. 30, 1970 in the Arnot-Ogden Hospital, Elmira, after a brief illness.

Mr. Outman retired Jan. 1, 1968, after 45 years in Outman's Pharmacy, a business he started with his father and two brothers in 1923.

Born in Westfield, Dec. 5, 1895, he was the son of William and Margaret Phillips Outman. A veteran of World War I, he served with the U. S. Army as a member of the 28th Photo Section. He operated a photographic studio in Westfield before taking over the management of the drug store department which was added adjacent to the Outman Hardware on Main St., in Westfield, operated by his late father and his two brothers, Carl and Arthur. In 1959 Mr. Outman took over the management of the drug store independently of the hardware enterprise, and conducted the business with his son, Rea W., until his retirement two years ago.

He was a member and past commander of the Gerald G. Griffin Post 519, American Legion, 50 year member of the Coudersport Consistory, and the St. John's Episcopal Church, Westfield.

He was married to the former Florence M. Kilbourne on Mar. 15, 1919, in Auburn, N.Y.

Surviving with his wife are a son, Rea W. Outman, Westfield; two daughters, Mrs. Donna Power of Philadelphia and Mrs. Beverly Packer of Harrisburg; two brothers, Carl and Arthur of Westfield, and 11 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at Watkins Funeral Home, Westfield, Monday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. William Harris officiating. Burial was in Ulysses Cemetery. Pallbearers were Stanley Brock, Curell Sunderline, Frank Manning, Charles Bryant, Charles Holder and Hardy Judd.

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Rebecca L. Outman

Mrs. Rebecca L. Outman, 54, of Harrison Valley, formerly of Woodsboro, Md., and Mills, died Friday (Dec. 22, 1989) in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.

She was born March 23, 1935, in Mills, the daughter of Thomas and Nora Chapman Guilds. She married Robert Outman, who survives.

Mrs. Outman had lived in Woodsboro for three years, where she was employed by Neoterik Center. She moved to Harrison Valley two months ago.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Greg (Diana) Dayhoff of Westminster, Md., Mrs. Lynn (Judy) Graves of Covington, Mrs. Nora McClelland of Elmira, N.Y., Mrs. Rick (Dorla) Cole of Tioga, Mrs. Vanessa Baker of Coudersport, and Mrs. Alan (Sheila) Chapel of Ecelson, Alaska; three sons, Robert Sherman and Q. Van Sherman, both of Harrison Valley, and James Outman of Ulysses; 18 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Loretta Gill of Campbell, N.Y., and Mrs. Maude Dunning of Lindley, N.Y.; two brothers, Max Guilds of Ulysses and Lawrence Guilds of Cowanesque; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral and committal services were held Sunday in the Koch-Wetmore Funeral Home, Ulysses. The Rev. John Lucas, pastor of the Harrison Valley Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, officiated. Burial was in Ackley Cemetery, Sabinsville.

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Mrs. Rhoda Outman
Dies on Monday

Funeral services for Mrs. Rhoda Outman, 86, of Pope Mills, lifelong resident of Macomb, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the home of Mrs. George Van Hyming of Pope Mills with Rev. Winifred Mason officiating. Burial will be made in Oldsville cemetery.

Mrs. Outman died Monday at 10 p.m. at the Edward John Noble hospital where she had been a patient for ten days.

Mrs. Outman is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edward Casey of Philadelphia, Pa., and Mrs. Burt Truax, Heuvelton, and one brother, Frank Mandigo, Macomb. There are four grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

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RICHARD D. OUTMAN, 80, East Pine Street, Orlando, died Saturday, Aug. 27. Mr. Outman was a retired postal employee. Born in Knoxville, Pa., he moved to Central Florida in 1952. He was a member of Downtown Baptist Church, Orlando. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Verna; daughter, Charlotte Card, Binghamton, N.Y.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society-Beacon Chapter, Winter Park.

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Richard F. Outman

Richard F. Outman, 29, of 517 So. 7 Mile Road, Lake City died Sunday morning at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. He had been admitted on Monday, August 7th after receiving injuries while working on an oil rig near Bear Lake.

He was born November 7, 1949 in Missaukee County and married Ruth Ann Root on December 15, 1967 at Manton. They had made their home at Lake City. He was employed by Outman Forest Products and a member of the Moose Lodge of Cadillac.

Survivors include his wife: Ruth Ann, 2 children; Mona Ann and Chad at home, parents: Mr. and Mrs. Willie Outman, of Lake City, Maternal Grandmother, Mrs. Jessie Apps, of Cadillac, 4 brothers: Carl, of Sarah Drive, Lake City, Lyle, Charles, and Robert, of Lake City; 3 sisters: Mrs. Glen (Phyllis) Corwin, of Lake City, Mrs. Robert (Joyce) Curtis, of LeRoy, and Carolyn Outman, of Lake City.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at Young Funeral Home, Lake City with Rev. William VandenBosch officiating. Burial will be in Lake City Cemetery.

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ROCHESTER -- Richard L. Outman of 189 Child St., a former resident of Allegany, died Saturday (Nov. 12, 1983) in St. Marys Hospital, Rochester, following a short illness.

Born in Mills, PA on June 30, 1919, he was a son of Lawrence and Adah Dunham Outman.

Mr. Outman was employed at Rochester Smelting & Refinery Company Inc. and was a member of United Steel Workers Local 1497 of Rochester.

He was a member of the Yonnondia Masonic Lodge 163 F&AM, the American Legion and the Liederkranz Club, all of Rochester.

Surviving are two sons, Edward Outman of Waynesboro, PA and Charles Outman of Hawaii; two grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Edward (Lillian) Finch and Mrs. Robert (Virginia) Nolan, both of Olean, Mrs. Lionel (Ferne) Chouinard of Clearwater, Fla., and Mrs. Freeman (Audrey) King of Harrisville, PA; two brothers, Ronald of Allegany and the Rev. Jack Outman of Virginia Beach, VA and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Guenther Funeral Home Inc., 1303 E. State St., Olean, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where funeral and committal services will be held Wednesday (Nov. 16, 1983) at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Jack Outman, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene in Virginia Beach will officiate. Burial will be in Allegany Cemetery.

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Richard Paul Outman, 34, of 53280 US 131, Constantine, died as 2:15 a.m. this morning as a result of an automobile accident on M-60 East of the Three Rivers Airport.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Geisler Funeral Home of Constantine.

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Robert Outman

ULYSSES -- Robert C. Outman, 50, of Mills died Wednesday in Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, N.Y.

Born Aug. 15, 1940, in Bingham Township, he was a son of Roger and Beth Rowley Outman. He married Rebecca Guilds who died in 1989.

He was a veteran, having served with the U.S. Army.

Mr. Outman had been a heavy equipment operator for Outman Construction and was a member of the Mills Union Church.

Surviving besides his father of Hector Corners, are a son, James Outman of Harrison Valley; a daughter, Sheila Chappell of Rome, N.Y.; three grandchildren; a sister, Marlene Palys of Mills; a niece and a nephew.

He was preceded in death by his mother, who died Jan. 16, 1990.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday in Kear-Olney Funeral Home with the Rev. David Munro, pastor, officiating.

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Robert E. Outman
Rites Wednesday
In Marseilles

Funeral rites will be held at the Seals-Campbell Chapel here at 2 p.m. Wednesday for Robert Earl Outman, 54, a Marseilles native, who died in Monticello, N.Y. Sunday afternoon.

The Rev. Harry Harwood, local Methodist Church minister, will officiate. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel after 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The decedent, who lived in New York City, was the nephew of Virgil Outman, Rutland Twp., Assessor and Mrs. William J. Perkins of Sample St. He leaves in addition to his widow, the former Byrdye Millen of Moline, one son and a daughter, Robert, Jr. and Mrs. Francis (Virginia) Mercer, both of New York. A brother preceded him in death.

Born in Marseilles in March 1901, Mr. Outman was the son of Robert W. Outman and Fannie Fuller Outman, both deceased. His grandfather was W. H. Outman of Marseilles. He left Marseilles in 1918 in which year he established his residence in the east.


Robert E. Outman of 285 West Eleventg Street and Nissequogue, L. I., president of Airport Industries, Inc., a concern active in air cargo operations at MacArthur Airport, Islip, L. I., died Sunday afternoon in Monticello, N. Y. He was 53 years old.

He leaves his wife, Byrdye; a son, Robert Jr. of Philadelphia, and a daughter, Mrs. Francis Mercier of Westport, Conn.

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OUTMAN, ROBERT E., Mon., Aug 23, 1993, beloved husband of Arcille Outman (nee Douglas), dear father of Bill (Laura), Jim (Lori) Outman and Jayne Campbell, dear grandfather of Doug, Katie, Missy, Mike Outman and Christy Campbell, dear brother of Juanita Brown, Lee David, Virgil and Charles Outman, our dear brother-in-law, nephew, uncle, great-uncle, cousin, and dear friend.

Funeral from WHITE-MULLEN MORTUARY, 118 N. Florissant Rd., Ferguson, Wed., Aug. 25 at 12:30 p.m. Interment National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks. Contributions to the charity of your choice. VISITATION TUES. AFTER 2 P.M.

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Robert E. OUTMAN Jr.
Death Notice

OUTMAN JR., Robert E. On April 2, 2013 Robert Earl Outman Jr., beloved husband of Dorothy Possiel Outman and Ruth LaVee Outman; dear father of Robert Outman-Conant and Robin E. Todd. Also survived by four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the family-owned MITCHELL-WIEDEFELD FUNERAL HOME INC., 6500 York Rd., (at Overbrook) on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 10:30 AM at Grace United Methodist Church, (N. Charles St. and Northern Pkwy.) Interment private.

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OUTMAN, Robert Granville "Bob" (Age 96) -
Entered into rest January 15, 2006 in Spokane, where he had been a fifty-four year resident. Bob was employed by Western Fruit Growers Express on February 1, 1930, and retired in 1974. He had also worked for National Can Company. Bob was a true Brother. He was Past Master of Alliance Lodge #183, A F & A M of Alliance, Nebraska, a member of Zerubbabel Council #27 of Royal and Select Masters of Chadron, NB a 33rd degree honorary Scottish Rite Mason, a Royal Arch Mason, lifemember of El Katif Shrine, El Katif Greeters, South Spokane Shrine Club, Associate member of Masada Temple, avid supporter of the Scottish Rite Language Center for Children, member of the Board of Governors, Emeritus, of the Spokane Unit of the Shriner's Hospital for Children, supporter of the Patrick Scholarship Foundation, Past Patron of OES, and an active member of Manito Golf and Country Club. Bob also supported a Children's Home near his Nebraska home. Although Bob and his wife, Betty, never had children of their own, they became committed to helping children whenever possible. Bob is now survived by a niece, Bernice Buehrle of Florissant, Missouri; two great-nieces, Bonnie Horner and Karen Wilkinson; a great-nephew, Michael Buehrle; dear special friend, Stella Lutes, of Spokane; the Lutes family; and friends too numerous to number. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty, in 1962; a sister, Ruth Murphy; and a brother, Walter Outman. "Bob was a genuine inspiration to those fortunate enough to have shared his light." Memorial service will be conducted Friday, January 20, 2006 at 1:00 PM at the Downtown Spokane Masonic Temple, 1108 W. Riverside, Spokane, WA, with Chaplain Harold Tucker officiating, and Rose Croix Funeral Team participating. Private interment of his cremated remains will be next to his wife, Betty, at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery. Bob would wish a special expression of gratitude to the Lutes family, his masonic and nonmasonic friends, the staff at the Waterford and Hospice for their loving care and concern for him during his final days. Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, POB 2472, Spokane, WA, 99210-2472, or to the Scottish Rite Center for Childhood Language Disorders, 1108 W. Riverside Ave., Spokane, WA, 99201. RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME, 4305 N. DIVISION, in charge of arrangements.

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Robert L. Outman, 89, died this morning at the Cable Rest Home, 1500 N. Main, where he had been a patient since January, 1962. A native of DeSoto, Mo., he lived in Independence for about 30 years and formerly worked at Gillmor Motors. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Wilma Pulley, Glendale, Calif., and Mrs. Hazel Vierth, Chanute, Kan., two sisters and three brothers, and a grandson, Robert Pulley, 3440 Norton. Funeral arrangements are pending.

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Robert Outman, 81, of 654 N. 41st St., East St. Louis, was pronounced dead at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on arrival at St. Mary's Hospital, East St. Louis, where he was taken after becoming severely ill at his home. He had been ill three years.

Services will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Patrick's Church, East St. Louis. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville. The Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Holten Mortuary, East St. Louis.

Born in Bonne Terre, Mo., Mr. Outman lived in the East St. Louis area most of his life. He was a retired employee of the Scullin Steel Co., St. Louis, with more than 35 years service and a member of the United Steelworkers Union.

Mr. Outman is survived by a daughter Mrs. Frank (Mary) Menard of East St. Louis, a brother Gus Outman of Steeleville, Ill., and a grandchild.

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Robert L. Outman, 69, Charlestown, died at 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 14, 1989, at Clark County Hospital.

He was born Feb. 11, 1920, in Michigan to Irvin* and Hazel White Outman. He was retired from the ICI Ammunition Plant. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Clinton.

Survivors include his wife, Erva Wagner Outman; one brother, Elwyn Outman, Adrian, Mich.; three sisters, Phyllis Williams, Jackson, Mich., and Betsy Bowers and Mable Busuttil, both of Onsted, Mich.; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were today at the Alexander Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Riggs officiating. Burial was in Center Ridge Cemetery, with military graveside rites by Clinton VFW.

*Should be Ervin

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Robert M. "Shorty" of Westfield, PA 78, died Sunday, February 15, 2004. Born September 20, 1925 in Coudersport, he was the son of Floyd and Laura Barto Outman. On October 2, 1948 in Harrison Valley, he married the former Georgia Graves who survives. A World War II veteran, Mr. Outman served with the US Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theatre. Since 1985, he owned and operated Outman Equipment. He was a heavy equipment operator and founding partner in Outman Brothers Construction and worked on pipeline construction for many years with IUOE. He was a licensed pilot and enjoyed flying. Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Charlotte (Donald) Bellows of Austinburg, and Sharon (Daniel) Wheeler of Harrison Valley; two sons, Bradley (Janet) Outman and Gary (Kim) Outman, both of Westfield; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marjorie (Burlee) Brooks of Corunna, MI. He was predeceased by four brothers, Russell, Howard, Paul and Roger. Friends may call Thursday, February 19 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Benjamin R. Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses, where Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Michael Jayne will officiate. Burial will be in Mills Cemetery. Military Rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard. Memorial may be made to the Sabinsville Volunteer Ambulance, Sabinsville 16943.

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Robert W. Outman Services Pending

Robert Willis Outman, 78, of 138 South Fifth Street, a sheet metal worker employed in Oakland, died yesterday in a Martinez hospital.

A native of Bureau County, Illinois, he had been a Richmond resident for 11 years. He was a member of the Methodist church and a former Sunday school superintendent.

Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Estella V. Outman; a son, Robert Earl Outman of New York, NY; step-son, Lawrence Rowden of Anchorage, Alaska; step-mother, Mrs. W. H. Outman of Maywood, Ill.; brothers, L. R. Outman of Richmond, O. K. Outman of Yucaipa, Calif., and V. F. Outman of Marseilles, Ill.; sisters, Mrs. R. S. Tazewell of Kingston, Ill., Mrs. Evelyn Perkins of Marseilles, Ill., and Mrs. Amelia Miller of Maywood, Ill.

Funeral services are pending at the downtown chapel of Wilson and Kratzer.

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Rochelle F. Outman Of Endicott

Rochelle F. Outman, 74, of Endicott, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2009, after living a life of fulfillment. Arrangements for a private family celebration of life are pending. Rochelle was predeceased by her parents, Vera and William Haight of Endicott; as well as many other special relatives and pets. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Robert Outman; their children, son, Richard and Judy Valone, Charlotte, NC, son, Steven and Cheryl Outman, Maine, NY, and daughter, Cindy Outman and special friend, Stacey Beam, Garner, NC.

Rochelle's dedication to love and devotion to her family, friends and pets and to living her life through many obstacles were inspirational. The family would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to all her very special friends, especially Bea Sullivan, those who gathered at the mall, and the staff at Lourdes Hospital, Lourdes Health support who provided the oxygen and support necessary for Rochelle to live her life, and Lourdes Hospice Unit for all their support of the whole family. All of you allowed Rochelle to fulfill her life with love, comfort and happiness. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Clayton Animal Hospital, c/o Rochelle at 11058 US Bus highway 70, West Clayton, NC 27520 to support the elderly and their animal companions.

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Roger G. Outman

Roger G. Outman, 78, formerly of Hector Corners and Mills, died Monday (Oct. 7, 1996) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital.

He was born May 5, 1918, in Mills, he was the son of Floyd and Laura Barto Outman. On Oct. 13, 1939, he married the former V. Beth Rowley, who died in 1990.

Mr. Outman was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U. S. Army in the European Theater.

He worked as a lineman for Penelec, a heavy equipment operator for Outman Brothers Construction and was manager of the George Snyder Farm in Hector Corners for many years.

Surviving are a daughter, Marlene Palys of Mills; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert "Shorty" Outman of Westfield; a sister, Marjorie Brooks of Corunna, MI; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call today (Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1996) from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Kear-Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses, where funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Duane Burdick officiating. Burial will be in Mills Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

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Ronald E. Outman of 350 Front St., Olean, died Tuesday (Sept. 19, 1989) in St. Francis Hospital following a long illness.

Born May 7, 1943, in Olean, he was a son of James L. and Helen Hee Outman Sr.

Mr. Outman was a graduate of Olean High School and a member of St. John's Church and the St. Stephen's Club.

Surviving besides his mother of Olean are three daughters, Rita Outman of Bellflower, Calif., Teresa Sutton of Charleston, S.C., and Mary Towles of Cherry Creek; a son, Ronald E. Outman Jr. of Florida; three grandchildren; six brothers, James L. Outman of Angelica, Anthony L. Outman of Buffalo, Robert E. Outman of Sunnyvale, Calif., Richard L. Outman and Vernon J. Outman, both of Olean, and Joseph B. Outman of Baltimore, Md; a sister, Mrs. Clare Ide of Shinglehouse, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Garold E. Outman and Christopher N. Outman.

Friends may call at the Guenther Funeral Home Inc., 1303 E. State St., Olean, Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Friday (Sept. 22, 1989) beginning with a prayer service at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John's Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany.

A Scriptural Wake service will be held Thursday at 8 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1807 Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, N.Y. 14207.

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ALLEGANY - Ronald M. (Spook) Outman of 85 N. Second St. died Saturday (May 7, 1988) in the Olean General Hospital after a long illness.

Born Sept. 24, 1921, in Hector, Pa. he was a son of Lawrence and Ada Dunham Outman. On Dec. 6, 1942, in Allegany, he married the former Edith M. Ewing, who survives.

Mr. Outman was an Army veteran of World War II, and he had resided in Allegany since 1926.

He had been employed 41 years by the former Dresser Clark, now Dresser Rand, retiring in 1982.

Mr. Outman attended the First Free Methodist Church of Allegany, was a member and past governor of Olean Moose Lodge 119, was a life member of the St. Stephen's Club of Olean and was a member of Olean Elks Lodge 491, the National Management Association, the Olean Bowling Association and the 60 Plus Club.

Surviving besides his wife are three daughters; Sandra Whitney and Mrs. Raymond (Kathleen) Johnson, both of Allegany, and Mrs. Timothy (Diana) Thompson of Littlefield, Mich.; three sons, Kenneth R. Outman of Duanesburg, NY, Charles R. Outman of Gaithersburg, Md., and Timothy J. Outman of Fort Lauderdale, Fla; 13 grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Lillian Finch and Mrs. Virginia Nolan,, both of Olean, Mrs. Raymond (Audrey) King of Franklin, Pa., and Mrs. Lionel (Katherine) Chouinard of Clearwater, Fla.; a brother, the Rev. Jack Outman of Virginia Beach, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a son, David Outman; and two brothers, Richard L. Outman and James L. Outman.

Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Guenther Funeral Home, Inc., 1303 E. State St., Olean, where funeral and committal services will be held Tuesday (May 10, 1988) at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Gary Wood pastor of the First Free Methodist Church and the Rev. Jack Outman will officiate. Burial will be in the Five Mile Cemetery, Allegany.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the First Free Methodist Church, Allegany.

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SIX LAKES - Ronald Wayne Outman, 93, of Six Lakes, died Saturday at Masonic Pathways in Alma. Funeral Services are 1 p.m. today at the Brigham Funeral Chapel, Six Lakes.

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Rosemary E. OUTMAN

Died Sunday, July 8, 2001 at Kairos Dwelling in Kalamazoo, following a courageous 2-year battle with kidney disease.

She was born in Sturgis on November 26, 1931, the daughter of William and Eleanor (Parham) Barnabee. She was a member of the Colon High School Class of 1950.

Rosemary had resided in Leonidas since her marriage to Lyle Outman on May 15, 1954. Rosemary worked as a flower arranger for Bertha Hacker; as a teacher's aide for Leonidas Schools; and as a cook at Ronningen Research. She served as a trustee and on the election board for Leonidas Township. She also served as a Deaconess and Sunday School teacher in the church. She was a 4-H leader and Girl Scout volunteer. Rosemary was a local folk artist, noted for her basket weaving and tatting, and is remembered for her flower gardening and sharing of plants.

She leaves behind her husband, Lyle; 3 children, Kathryn Outman of Grand Rapids, Debbie Adams and her husband, Jerry of Schoolcraft, Connie Outman and her fiance', Fritz Deustch of Mendon; 6 grandchildren, Matthew and Devin Barrett, Josh Outman and Anastasha, Lauren and Lucas Outman; her mother, Eleanor Barnabee of Mendon; 1 brother, Richard (Ardis) Barnabee of Mendon; 1 sister, Dorothy Jean (John) Persing of Akron, OH; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. this evening and from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Eickhoff Funeral Home Mendon Funeral Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the Crossroads Missionary Church with Rev. Harold Knight and Rev. Dr. Clyde Root officiating. Burial will be in Leonidas Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the Kidney Foundation, the American Diabetes Association or the John Outman Memorial Scholarship Fund. All are encouraged to write their favorite memory of Rosemary for the family's memorial album.

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OUTMAN--At his home, on Long Lake Avenue, February 20th, Ross Outman, aged 23 years. The Funeral took place last Thursday. Rev. E. R. Latham officiating.

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Roy Outman, 1230 Kearney, husband of Barbara Esther Outman; father of Harold R. Outman; grandfather of Jimmy Outman; brother of Robert L., Harlan V., and Fred S. Outman of Kansas City, Mo.; Carrie A. Dixon of Mildred, Kan.; Alpha Wheatley, San Francisco, Calif.; Jessie Ebert, Kansas City, Kan., and Eugene C. Outman, Oakland, Calif. Services at Stevens, Thursday, 1 p.m., by Union Lodge No. 1, IOOF. Interment Stanley, Kan.


Roy Outman, about 70, died Tuesday at the home in Denver. He was a retired funeral director. Mr. Outman was a resident of Kansas City about twenty-five years before he moved to Denver. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Barbara E. Outman of the home; a son, Harold R. Outman, Denver; four brothers, Robert L. Outman, 1322 East Twenty-ninth terrace, Independence; Harland B. Outman, 112 West Thirty fourth; Fred S. Outman, 5505 Garfield and Eugene C. Outman, Oakland, Calif., and three sisters, Mrs. Carrie Dixon, Mildred, Kas.; Mrs. Alpha Wheatley, San Francisco, and Mrs. Howard Ebert, Leadwood. Services will be held at 1 o'clock Saturday at the Freeman Chapel. Burial will be at Stanley, Johnson County.

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Russell L. Outman, 44, of Ulysses, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on Thursday, September 1, 1960, at the home of his mother, Mrs. Laura Outman, in Mills.

He was in the process of moving his household goods from his home in Ulysses to Mills, where both he and Mrs. Outman had worked hard to recondition an old house, and they were moving the last of their furniture when he became seriously ill.

Many years ago he suffered a serious accident while working for the electric company, which resulted in amputation of a leg and an arm. The courage he has shown in the face of such odds has been an inspiration to many.

Mr. Outman was co-owner of Outman Brothers Construction Company at Harrison Valley.

Surviving besides his wife and mother are three children, Russell, Barbara and David, all at home; four brothers: Howard, of Harrison Valley, Robert, of Mills; Roger, of Genesee; and Paul, of Ulysses; and a sister, Mrs. Marjorie Brooks, of Bancroft, Mich.

Funeral services were held in the Mills Union Church at 3:00 o'clock on Sunday afternoon, with Rev. Clair Statham and Rev. Arthur Meneely officiating. Burial was made in the Mills Cemetery.

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Mrs. Ruth B. Outman, aged 61, of 425 Woodland, a life long resident of this city, died early Sunday morning, at the Belding Community Hospital after a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Outman is survived by her husband Jay C.; one son, Paul A. Outman of Belding; three brothers, Charles Brown of Lansing, Ill., Kendal Brown of Chicago, Ill, and Jack Brown of Jewitt City, Conn. Four sisters, Mrs. Ceyneth Wells of Belding, Mrs. Margaret Moore of Cadillac, Mrs. Kathyrne Bramblett of Knoxville, Tenn. and Mrs. Melba Brodene of Belding. Three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday from the Fitzjohn Courser Funeral Home with the Rev. Thomas Rebentisch of Belding Congregational Church officiating. Burial was in River Ridge Cemetery.

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F. S. Outman
Ruth Outman

SUN CITY -- Services for Frederick S. Outman, 83, and his wife, Ruth H. Outman, 78, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in First United Methodist Church, 9649 N. 105th Ave.

Mr. and Mrs. Outman were pronounced dead on arrival Tuesday at Boswell Hospital of smoke inhalation in an accidental fire at their home, 10001 Audrey Drive.

Mr. Outman, a retired conductor, was a member of the church, various Masonic orders and railroad organizations. His survivors include a sister.

Mrs. Outman had been a gift shop buyer 40 years with Fred Harvey Inc., and was a member of the church.

Lundberg Golden Door Chapel handled arrangements.

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Outman, S.

Sally Rockwell Outman

Teacher and Volunteer

Sally Rockwell Outman, 58, who taught at Wood Acres Elementary School in Bethesda in the 1960s and at the Primary Day School in Bethesda in the 1980s, died of breast cancer Sept. 23 at her home in Washington.

Mrs. Outman was born in St. Petersburg, Fla., and she moved to the Washington area with her family in the 1950s. She graduated from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School and American University, and she received a master's degree in education from the University of Maryland.

She had done volunteer work for the St. Francis Center in Washington, which offers counseling and support for families living with illness and loss, and the Missionaries of Charity Home for Infants, a center founded by Mother Teresa to aid expectant mothers whose children will be placed for adoption.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Georgetown.

Her marriage to William Dell Outman ended in divorce.

Survivors include three children, Dell Outman and Stephanie Alicia Kiker, both of Bethesda, and Sarah Outman of Washington; two brothers, Frederick M. Rockwell of Silver Spring and Paul R. Rockwell of Bethesda; and two grandchildren.


On Wednesday, September 23, 1998, at her home with her loving family at her side. Devoted mother of Dell (Amy) Outman, of Bethesda, MD, Stephanie Alicia (Craig) Kiker, of Bethesda, MD and Sarah Outman of Georgetown, Washington, DC. Also survived by two grandchildren, Walden and Sally Kiker; two brothers, Frederick M. Rockwell of Silver Spring, MD and Paul R. Rockwell of Bethesda, MD. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 26, 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 36th St., NW (between N & O Sts.) Georgetown, Washington, DC. Interment private. There will be no viewing or wake service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions may be made in her memory to St. Francis Center, 4880 A Macarthur Blvd., NW, Washington, DC 20007 or Missionaries of Charity Home for Infants, 5649 Western Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20015.

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Sandy Donelson Outman, 56, Sun City, Ariz., formerly of this area, died May 1, 1992, at the home. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Gate City Masonic Temple, 903 Harrison St. Mrs. Outman was born in Kansas City and moved to Sun City in 1984. She worked for Commerce Bank before she retired. She was past president of the Missouri Consumers Credit Association and a charter member of the Kansas City Credit Women's Association. She was past worthy matron of the Golden Gate chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Kansas City. Survivors include her husband, Charles Outman Sr. of the home; a son, Edward Donelson, and a daughter, Deborah Barker, both of Kansas City; a stepson, Charles Outman Jr., Grandview; her mother, Maude DeWalt, Kansas City; three brothers, Virgil DeWalt and Ted DeWalt of Kansas City, and Jerry DeWalt, Albuquerque, N.M.; three sisters, Betty Dobbins and Brenda Chabot of Kansas City, and Barbara Carline, Helotes, Texas; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

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OUTMAN, SARAH IRENE (nee McClain) -- Of Lemay, Mo., route 8, formerly of 3523 Sidney, Sun., Dec. 26, 1943, 9 p.m., beloved wife of Leonard Outman, dear mother of James E., Staff Sgt. John R. Outman and the late Ruth Connor, dear daughter of Mrs. C. E. McClain of Crystal City, Mo., dear sister of Leland R. and PFC Chester McClain, dear grandmother of Nancy Irene Connor and Jimmy Jr. Outman, our dear mother-in-law, sister-in-law, aunt, niece, and cousin.

Remains in state at Kutis Funeral Home, 2906 Gravois, until 12 noon Thurs., Dec. 30. Funeral same day, 2 p.m. from Lafayette Park Methodist Church, 2800 Lafayette. Interment Park Lawn Cemetery.

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BELDING -- Selma E. Outman, 78, Belding, passed away Monday, May 26, 1997, at United Memorial Hospital.

She was born July 11, 1923, in Morley, the daughter of Eugene and Nora Bella Stauffer Campbell.

She married Paul A. Outman on March 12, 1944, in Belding. He preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 1993.

Mrs. Outman was a 1942 graduate of the Belding High School and a lifelong member of the Belding United Methodist Church. She was former owner and operator for many years with her husband, of the Outman Wallpaper Store of Belding.

She is survived by her children, Linda and Nich Ciganik of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Paula and George Schenden of Belding, David A. and Barbara Outman of Sheridan; one sister, Carol Brink of Greenville; six grandchildren and for great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

Cremation has taken place.

Memorial services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Johnson Funeral Home, Belding, with Pastor Chuck A. Williams officiating. Burial will be in River Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Belding United Methodist or Alvah N. Belding Library.

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Sharon "Sheri" Outman February 16, 1948 - October 27, 2010

In Celebration of a life well lived

Mrs. Sheri L. Outman, of Leesburg, FL, passed away on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at the age of 62. She is survived by her son, Michael Tuohey of Jacksonville, NC and her daughter, Casey Tuohey of Phoenix AZ.

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Shirley Ann (Boonstra) Outman, of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Cadillac, Michigan, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 1, 2012. She was 72 years old.

Shirley was born June 20,1940 in Kalkaska, Michigan, to Leslie (Ike) and Opal Outman. Shirley graduated from Marion High School in 1959 and from Cadillac Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 1961.

In January of 1962, she married Darwin E. Boonstra. Their union lasted 36 years and was highlighted with the raising of their two sons and the nearly ten years they spent together living in Saudi Arabia and traveling abroad. As a devoted wife and mother, Shirley gave up her nursing career for one of the greatest challenges of all, that of a stay-at-home mother and homemaker. She was once a gifted seamstress and loved to paint. She also enjoyed traveling and meeting new people.

She is survived by her sons, Todd (Angela) Boonstra of Sadieville, Ky., Troy (Vickey) Boonstra of Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren, Tanner and Aubry Boonstra of Sadieville, Ky. ; brothers, Michael (Rose) Outman of Lake Isabella, Mich., Mark (Val) Outman of Walkerville, Mich; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leslie (Ike) and Opal Outman; and her sister, Barbara Outman.

A memorial service celebrating Shirley's life will be held at the United Methodist Church in Marion, Michigan, on Saturday, August 18, 2012, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Jim Mort officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Shirley's name to the Marion United Methodist Church Building Fund.

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Shirley J. Outman

Shirley J. Outman, 62, of Elkland RR 1 died Sunday, April 24, 1994 at Divine Providence Hospital, Williamsport.

Born April 29, 1931, in Blossburg, she was the daughter of Perry N. and Ella May Enderle Spencer.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Elkland United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Howard, in 1992; one daughter, Kathleen, in 1993; and one brother, Lawrence Spencer, in 1979.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Mary Ann Outman of Little Marsh; grandchildren, Matthew J. Fish of Hanover, Jason D. Fish of Elkland, Michael and Kim Outman of Virginia Beach, Va., Todd and Sandy Outman of Little Marsh; great-grandchildren, Jacob Paul Outman of Virginia Beach, VA, Jacob Todd Howe of Hanover; one brother, Harley Spencer of Osceola; two sisters, Verna Knickerbocker of Elkland and Alda Cruttenden of Elkland; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends called at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland, on Tuesday, April 26 and Wednesday, April 27.

Services were held there Wednesday, April 27.

Burial was made in Highland Cemetery, Elkland.

Memorial donations may be made to Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital to help establish a kidney dialysis unit.

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Stanley D. Outman, 79, 10/25/2004

Stanley D. Outman, 79; of 379 Pendergast Rd. Phoenix, NY died Monday, October 25, 2004 at his home.

He was born in Macomb, NY and has been a resident of Phoenix for most of his life.

He was retired from Kilian Manufacturing, Syracuse, NY.

He was a veteran of WWII having served in the United States Navy during the American Campaign, the Europe Africian Middle East Campaign, and Operation Overlord (France.) He was honored with the Victory Medal.

He was a life member of the Phoenix VFW, and the Phoenix American Legion #0418.

He avidly donated to American Cancer Research and several charitable organizations.

He is survived by his wife Barbara Outman of Phoenix, his three daughters, Dianna Reeves of Sterling, Linda Rittenger of Michigan, Donna Piekunka of Rochester, one brother Dean Outman of Heuvelton, NY, six grandchildren, and several great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be private. There will be no calling hours. Burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, NY.

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Source: The Herald newspaper, Centerville, Linn County, Kansas:

Stephen S. Outman

This community was greatly shocked one week ago Sunday when the word was received that S. S. Outman, known to many here, had accidently met death in Kansas City where he had made his home the past few years. It seems that Mr. Outman was going to his work about eight o'clock in the morning and in stepping from the street car to avoid a passing automobile he stepped a little further back and just as he did so, a gush of water struck him knocking him across the street, his head striking the curbing, rendering him unconscious in which condition he remained until death a week later. We haven't as yet heard the exact cause of this sudden explosion of water, but it seems there was a fire in the next block and the double pressure from the water main might have had something to do with it.

Stephen S. Outman was born in St. Francois County, MO., April 13, 1849, and died in Kansas City, MO, January 28, 1921, being 71 years, 9 months and 15 days old. He was married to Hattie Roberts, June 4, 1873, at De Soto, MO. To this union were born nine children; Bert, of Paola, Kans., Emma (Mrs. Harry Dixon) of Los Angeles, Calif., Carrie (Mrs. Ernest Dixon) of Kincaid, Roy of Denver, Alphs (Mrs. J.J. Connolly) of Detroit, Mich., Harley of Tulsa, Okla, Fred of Oakland, Calif., Jessie of Kansas City, Mo., and Eugene of Detroit, Mich. Mr. Outman with his family moved to Kansas in 1883, settling in Linn county where he resided until about 18 or 20 years ago. He was converted in 1882 in Miami county during a meeting held by Joseph Payne and was sanctified during the meeting at Kohisburg in 1889. A funeral service was held in Kansas City on Sunday conducted by Rev. Watkins, also one in Centerville on Tuesday conducted by Rev. Geo. Smith, both were former pastors and close friends of the family. The body was placed in the Centerville cemetery, the lot having been purchased by Mr. Outman six years ago while visiting here. All of the children were present at the funeral except Emma and Harley. Harley was in Kansas City for the service but had to return home. Several grandchildren were present -- Russell, Estel, Velma and Frieda Dixon and Hazel and Wilma Outman.

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Outman, T.

Theyone Outman

ADRIAN -- Theyone Kring Outman, 60, of 2420 Curtis Rd., died on Friday, Dec. 2, 1988, at her home.

She was born Jan. 11, 1928, in Adrian to Halsey and Ila (Blaine) Eggleston and was a life-long resident of the Tecumseh-Adrian area.

She married Raymond Outman in Reno, Nev., on July 22, 1979. He died on July 22, 1988.

She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Silas Kring, who died on Jan. 16, 1975.

Mrs. Outman was retired from the Tecumseh Products Co.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Michael (Amy Jo) Rasmussen of Lapeer; a son, Steven Kring of Adrian; and three grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian, with the Rev. Jerry Lacey officiating. There will be no funeral home visitation.

Arrangements are being handled by Purse Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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Thomas Lee Outman

Edmore-- Funeral services were held Wednesday at Stebbins Funeral Home for Thomas Lee Outman, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Outman, who died Tuesday at Edmore Hospital after birth. The Rev. Vernon Johnson officiated and burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery, Six Lakes.

Surviving besides his parents are his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Christiansen, Stanton and Mrs. and Mrs. Bert Outman, Six Lakes.

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Thomas R. Outman

Thomas R. Outman, 77, of Chesapeake Beach, died April 25, 1998, at Calvert Memorial Hospital.

He is survived by his wife, Martha G. Outman; two sons, Frederick and Tommie Outman; one daughter, Joan Beasley; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Walter Sewell; and three sisters, Olive Thornton, Roxie Umphlette, and Emma Evans.

Funeral services were held April 29, 1998, at Rausch Funeral Home.

Interment was at Southern Memorial Gardens.

Officiating minister was the Rev. David Doster.

Active pallbearers were Kevin Bowen, Tommie Outman Jr., Sammy Robey, Phil Taylor, Jimmie Williams, and Elmer Hall.

Honorary pallbearers were Bud Dean, Les Graham, Bob Carlson, Charlie Hoffman, and Earl Berkley.

Memorial contributions may be made to North Beach Volunteer Fire Dept., North Beach, MD, 20714.

Arrangements were made by Rausch Funeral Home, Owings.

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Timothy K. Outman, 48, of Granger, Ind. and formerly of Constantine, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at his home. He was born in Three Rivers on Sept. 6, 1964, a son of Marlin and Sonja K. (VanZile) Outman. Tim graduted from Constantine High School in 1983. He worked on the family farm for many years and was currently employed at Five Star Trucking in New Carlisle, Ind. In 1991 Tim married Janet Thompson and together they had two children. Tim enjoyed hunting and golf, but most of all spending time with his children and family. He was a member of the NRA.

Surviving Tim are his daughter, Ashley Outman; son, Grant Outman, both of Granger, Ind.; mother, Sonja K. West; stepfather, Fletcher West of Three Rivers; three brothers, Craig (Pam) Outman of New Philadelphia, Ohio, Brett (Donna) Outman of Three Rivers and Eric (Manda) Outman of Three Rivers; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Marlin Outman.

Relatives and friends will be received Monday from 4-8 p.m. at Eley Funeral Home in Constantine, where religious services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday. Pastor Barry Edds of White Pigeon Church of Christ will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the N.R.A. or the Diabetes Association.

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Truman A. Outman, Pioneer Resident of Montcalm County was born at Vestaburg, Michigan*, September 27, 1869 and passed away at the Edmore Hospital August 29, after a short illness at the age of 69 years, 11 months and 2 days.

On July 4, 1889 he was united in marriage to Nellie Musson. To this union was born 4 children; Vere, who preceded him in death 20 years ago, Bert, of Kalkaska, Lela Forgar and Letha Jensen of McBride; 14 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren, besides a host of relatives and friends.

He has lived in the same neighborhood for the past 50 years and his sudden death came as a shock to all.

Funeral Services were held at the U.B. Church, Six Lakes. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery.

*He was actually born in Athens Twp., Calhoun Co., MI

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Source: The Athens Times newspaper, Athens, MI, January 13, 1905 edition:

Truman Outman, who has been living with his brother, George, four miles Northwest of here, died suddenly from a Stroke of Paralysis, Wednesday, immediately after dinner. Funeral at the house tomorrow at 11 o'clock and interment will be made in Stimpson Cemetery. Rev. Prestidge will officiate. Deceased was aged 83 and never married.

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Outman, V.


Senior Citizen of Wolfeboro

WOLFEBORO- Valeria "Val" Outman, 96, of Pleasant Valley Road, died Friday morning, Feb. 6, 2001 at her home.

She was born Dec. 12, 1904, in Detroit, Mich., daughter of Selma Farron and George Farron, who played trumpet with John Philip Sousa.

Her family says she would have loved to have been a botanist, physicist or astronaut, but was fortunate to finish high school and lived by her secretarial skills for most of her life.

As a divorced single parent in the late 1940s, she worked for a tool and die firm in Indianapolis, supplementing her income by renting to roomers and selling insurance and cosmetics at night. Her entrepreneurial spirit inspired her to create small businesses -- raising angora rabbits in rural Indiana and opening a dress shop in Hawaii.

In the early 1960s, she worked as a housemother, first at Knox College and then at Mt. Holyoke College. Then, for 15 years, she managed a modest family apartment complex on Cape Cod.

Of all the towns she lived in, Wolfeboro was her favorite. She arrived in 1984 at age 80 and kept busy working several days a week at the Wolfeboro Children's Center, a place she loved dearly.

She was active in church life at First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Wolfeboro, having been Second Reader for three years, among other church positions.

The gardens surrounding her Pleasant Valley home have been on the Garden Club tour and were an attraction for neighbors and friends.

A year ago, she startled her family by declaring, "Oh, to be 65 again!" When asked what she would do were that the case, she answered, "Well, if I were 65, I could do anything!"

Family members include her daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and John Baehrend of Boston; and three grandsons.

Family and friends gathered at her home Feb. 18 to commemorate and celebrate her life.

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Virgil E. Outman

POTOSI -Virgil E. Outman, age 87, of Potosi, Mo., passed away October 31, 2005 at Parkland Health Center in Farmington. He was bornFebruary 24, 1918, in Bonne Terre.

He was a member of the Desloge United Methodist Church; served in the US Army during WW II throughout the European-African Theaters of Operation.

Preceded in death by her parents, William and Lora (McClary) Outman; wife, Betty Lee (Cook) Outman; brother, Robert Outman; two sisters: Eva David; Juanita Brown.

Survived by, son, Rick Outman of Desloge; daughter, Cynthia “Cindi” (Mrs. David) McFarland) of Florida; four grandchildren: Richard Outman; Amy Wells; Andrew McFarland; Catherine King; six great-grandchildren: Zachariah; Hannah; Caleb; Aubrey; Elijah; Dalton; brother, Charles Outman of St. Louis; sister, Reva Robinson of Bonne Terre; special loved one, Mary Waller of Potosi.

Visitation: Wednesay at 5 p.m. at C Z Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Desloge. Service: Thursday at 11 a.m. at C Z Boyer & Son Chapel with Rev. Pete Soens Interment: Bonne Terre Cemetery.

Memorials: American Lung Association.

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Virgil Outman Dies

MARSEILLES - Virgil F. Outman, 74, of Marseilles died early today in Community Hospital. Mr. Outman had served as Rutland Township Assessor for the past 13 years.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Seals-Campbell Chapel with the Rev. Thomas Lowery of the United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. There will be Odd Fellow's rites at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Memorials may be sent to the building fund of the Odd Fellow's Old Folk's home or the Heart Fund.

Mr. Outman was born in Marseilles Feb. 2, 1901 to William and Alzoa (Brownrigg) Outman. In 1922 he married Lena Reppine of Marseilles.

Survivors include his wife; one son, William of Marseilles; two daughters, Mrs. George (Henrietta) Barber of Broadview, Mrs. Donald (Virgene) Lockas of Marseilles; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild and two sisters, Mrs. William (Evelyn) Perkins of Marseilles and Mrs. John (E. Amelia) Miller of Broadview.

He was employed for many years by the Nabisco Company in Marseilles. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, the Odd Fellows and Rebekah Lodges and was the present Grand Noble of the Rebekahs. Mr. Outman was also a certified Illinois Assessment Officer.

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Virginia Lea "Gini" (Radsek) Outman, died Thursday, March 1, 2001, at Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte, NC.

Gini was born in La Crosse, WI, Feb. 27, 1944, to William and Ruth Radsek of Houston, MN. She grew up primarily in Houston and Dakota. She graduated in Luther High School's first class, where she was in the marching band. Gini also attended Winona State College before joining her brother Jon in San Francisco. She married Tom Outman Nov. 30, 1974. She and her husband traveled world-wide before moving to Charlotte, NC in 1990.

She is survived by her mother, Ruth Radsek; her mother-in-law, Ruth Outman; her husband, Tom Outman; her stepsons, Jim (Ruth) and John (Cheryl) Outman; and eight step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Bill Radsek; her brother, Jon Radsek; and her sister, Darlene Radsek.

No formal service will be held. Donations to the American Cancer Society or your favorite charity are requested in lieu of flowers. McEwen Funeral and Cremation Service, Charlotte, are assisting the family with arrangements.

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Outman, W.

Walter Outman

Walter H. Outman, 76, of 719 W. 17th St., Davenport, died Monday at Hospice Care Unit of Moline Lutheran Hospital after an extended illness.

The body has been cremated. Inurnment will be in Davenport Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Range Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

He had been employed at the Rock Island Arsenal.

Mr. Outman married Neta Bush in 1971 in Davenport.

He was a member of Rock Island Masonic Lodge 2180, Moline Consistory, and Geneseo, Ill. Moose Lodge 990.

Survivors include his wife; daughters, Carol Sue Behm, Minneapolis, and Marilyn Brinks, Flint, Mich.; sons, John, Owosso, Mich., and Thomas, Fort Wayne, Ind.; six grandchildren; and brothers, Edward and Carl Outman, both of Battle Creek, Mich.

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OUTMAN, WALTER J., Thurs., June 3, 1982, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, beloved husband of the late Catherine Mueller Outman, dear father of Bernice Buehrle, dear grandfather of Bonnie, Karen and Mike, dear brother of Robert Outman, Jeane Benson and Alice Burke, our dear father-in-law, uncle and cousin.

Funeral from WHITE-MULLEN Mortuary, 118 N. Florissant Rd., Ferguson, Mon., June 7, 9:30 a.m. to Sacred Heart Church. Mass 10 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Visitation after 6 p.m., Sat.

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Wayne D. Outman

A salesman and animal lover, Wayne D. Outman, 58, died of malignant melanoma Thursday, May 20, 1993, at his home. His wife said he was a heavy smoker for years.

Born Nov. 1, 1934, in Overton, Texas, Mr. Outman enjoyed camping, walking and was active in fighting for animal rights. He earned several medals while serving in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn, at home; a son, Gregory of Seattle; three brothers, Tim, Robert and David, all of California; two sisters, Mary Ann Bunyon and Martha Voster, both of California; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at Church of the Good Shepherd.

WAYNE DALE OUTMAN - On Thursday, May 20, 1993 at 3:40 a.m. Wayne Dale Outman died at home in the loving care of his wife, Carolyn. He was born November 1, 1934 in Overton, TX. He is also survived by his son Gregory and daughter-in-law Laura of Seattle, WA, who have given Wayne five very special grandchildren. His mother-in-law, Georgia Moore, will also miss his smiling face and gentle outlook toward life. Wayne had three brothers and two sisters in California; Tim, Robert, David, Mary Ann Bunyon and Martha Voster, as well as many other relatives in several states. He served honorably in the United States Marines during the Korean War, earning several medals. Wayne was a salesman. His love also included animals of all shapes and sizes. He liked camping, walking and being with his wife and many dogs. He was a person who thought of others and their needs and tried to be helpful to them. He was active in the fight for animal rights. As per Wayne's request there will be no funeral or viewing of the body, but there will be a simple memorial service Monday at 2:00 p.m. for friends, acquaintances and family at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd at 805 SE Ellsworth Ave., Vancouver, WA 98664. The phone number of the church is 892-7770 for directions and other information. Continuing with his wishes his ashes will be placed elsewhere at a later date.

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Wayne E. Outman

90, Leonidas

Wayne Edward Outman, age 90, of Leonidas, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at his home.

He was born on March 20, 1923, the son of Lloyd Edward and Elda Marie Krum (Hagelgans) Outman and has been a lifetime resident of Leonidas. Wayne graduated from Colon High School in 1941. He joined the U.S Marine Corps in 1941 and served in the Pacific as part of the occupation of Japan and China before his discharge in 1946. He was a member of the Leonidas Bible Church where he served as Sunday School Superintendant.

Wayne was a livestock dealer and farmer and was co-owner of Outman Brothers, Inc. in Leonidas.

Wayne was married to Carol Jean (Kauffman-Schrock)) Outman on April 26, 1969 in Middlebury, Ind. She survives along with a son, Mark (Carolyn) Schrock of White Pigeon; two daughters, Robin D. (Daniel) Shoup of Middlebury, Ind., and Anita J. (Steven) Buscher of Centreville; five grandchildren, Amanda(Kyle) English, John Shoup, Emily Schrock, Sydney Herman, and Brittney Buscher; a great-grandson, Theodore English; two brothers, Lyle Outman and Stanley Outman; two sisters, Ardis Barnebee and Arlene Collins; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Harold, Leroy, and Leon Outman; and a sister, Doris Meyer.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Eickhoff Funeral Home in Mendon. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at the funeral home with Revs. David Farrell, Curtis Bennett, and Paul Briggs officiating. Military interment will be in Leonidas Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to either the Leonidas Bible Church, or to Reverence Hospice. Condolences may be expressed online at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com.

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Wendy Anne Outman

BELLEVUE -- Miss Wendy Anne Outman, daughter of Lavern and Janet (Blake) Outman of 337 S. Williams St., died Tuesday in Battle Creek Community Hospital, where she was born June 8.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by brothers, Matthew, Patrick and Spencer Outman, all at home; her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Swank of Flat Rock; and her paternal grandmother, Mrs. Dorothy Outman of Bellevue.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Riverside Cemetery. The Lehman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Source: The Lodi Enterprise newspaper, Lodi, Wisconsin, August 7, 1924 edition:

Revolutionary Descendant Cut
Off In His Prime

After a long illness covering over a year William Allen Outman passed on Friday morning. The funeral was held at the Methodist church at 11 o'clock Sunday morning, the Rev. E. J. Jeffrey delivering the sermon. The local Masonic order had charge of the services, C. H. Mandeville being the acting Grand Master.

Burial was at Mt. Pleasant cemetery. The following veterans of the Spanish-American War acted as honorary pall bearers: Comrades Fred Barry, Lodi, Brown, and Beige, Baraboo, Berg, Reedsburg, and Schwenke, Sauk City. The active pall bearers chosen from the Masons in attendance were John Weast, Al McFarland, V. F. Vanderpoel, Nels Thompson, Charles Chrisler, and George O. Gordon.

Mr. Outman was born on Feb. 22, 1872, at Hyers Corners in Dane county. His father, N. S. Outman, is a descendant of Colonel Ethan Allen of Revolutionary fame and his mother, who was one of the Arlington Fultons, was a descendant from Robert Fulton, the inventor of the steamship. The family is also related to the Roosevelts of New York.

When William was 4 years old the family moved to Athens, Mich., where they lived on a farm in Athens township. There Mr. Outman attended high school as a young boy and in 1893 he came back to this part of the state, locating in Lodi.

When the Spanish American War broke out he enlisted in Co. B, 4th Wisconsin Infantry at Camp Douglas on July 14, 1898. He was discharged at Anniston, Ala., on Feb. 28, 1899.

Returning north Mr. Outman worked for eleven years in Minnesota as a lineman on the St. Peter division of the Chicago and Northwestern railroad. At the end of that time he located in Baraboo for a year and then came back to Lodi where he established the Outman Tire Shop.

On Feb. 1, 1921, Mr. Outman married Mrs. Nettie Colville who has been his constant attendant and nurse since he was taken sick in April, 1923, with malady which proved to be a cancer. Through all these many months Mrs. Outman has devoted her entire time and energy in making him as comfortable as possible while he should live.

The relatives attending the funeral from away were his father and only living brother, N.S. and Delbert A. Outman, Athens, Mich., Kenneth Fellows and family, Clayton Fellows, and Herbert Gottschall, Oconomowoc, and Ole Nelson, an uncle of Mrs. Outman, Madison.

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William "Skip" Outman

William "Skip"
6/15/1944 - 4/11/2012

William "Skip" Outman died on March 11, 2012, after a six month battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. He is survived by his wife, Jan; children Chad (Jackie) of Auburn, Troy (Sarah), of Washington, Todd of Switzerland, and Tracy of Illinois; grandchildren Christopher, Tyler and Melanie; and his brothers Ric and Tim.

Skip was born on June 15, 1944, in Corpus Christi, Texas. He graduated from Humboldt State College and moved to Auburn in 1967, where he worked for 13 years as a teacher and coach. He then became a Realtor, a career he truly enjoyed, continuing to work throughout his final illness to help his clients.

Skip was an avid runner and was a familiar sight to many on the local trails and back roads, along with his favorite running partners, his dogs Sadie and Reba. He was a member of Nancy March's Running Club for 20 years. He loved riding cutting horses and raising Longhorns and buffalo. He was a supporter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for years both as a donor and as a member of Team in Training, a fundraiser.

Skip was the go-to guy for many local organizations who needed real estate advice and assistance. In addition to his high level of personal integrity, he was known for his calm, comforting demeanor in difficult situations. These traits led to the formation of close personal bonds with all those he worked with. Despite his successes in life, he remained a most humble man.

Skip served on the Placer Land Trust Board of Directors since 2006. His knowledge of the area was second-to-none and as a result, Skip was instrumental in the successful completion of a number of projects, including Garden Bar Preserve, Oest Ranch – Lake Clementine Preserve and Harvego Bear River Preserve.

Skip cultivated his artistic abilities. He took watercolor classes for many years and greatly enjoyed painting pictures of Auburn landscapes, his beloved Longhorns and, of course, his dogs.

Skip was overwhelmed by the outpouring of support he received from the entire community during his illness. His family is grateful to all for their contributions and support. Skip affected so many lives with his integrity, generosity and kindness; he will be greatly missed by family, friends and community.

At Skip's request, there will be no services. His family is planning a Celebration of Life at a later date. Updates will be in the Auburn Journal and on his Caring Bridge website: www.caringbridge.org/visit/skipoutman.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the Placer Land Trust, the Placer SPCA or a charity of your choice.

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Outman Services Today At 2:30

Funeral services for William D. Outman, 74-year-old former real estate broker here, who died Wednesday in a rest home after a long illness, will be 2:30 p.m. today in the Wilhelm - Booth Funeral Home, with Dorothy Roy of the Unity Church, officiating.

Mr. Outman, who came to St. Petersburg in 1928, fought for the State Homestead Exemption Act, crusaded for tax reforms and, in recent years, championed a greater Florida.

He is survived by his wife, and two sons, Boyd, Washington, and Jerry Outman, Miami.

Active pallbearers will be Paul Davis, Ed Ellis, Carl Green, Archie Clement, Morrison Pearce, and Walter Ramseur. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

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William E. Outman, Bonne Terre, died Dec. 22 at the Bonne Terre Hospital at the age of 89.

He was born Sept. 2, 1890 to the late William and Minerva Vandiver Outman.

He is survived by three daughters: Eva (Mrs. Paul) David, Bonne Perre, Reva (Mrs. Bertis) Robinson, Bonne Terre, and Juanita (Mrs. David) Brown, St. Louis; three sons: Robert Outman, Ferguson, Virgil Outman, Viburnum and Charles Outman, St. Louis County; 12 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

His wife Laura McClary Outman, preceded him in death.

Funeral services were conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at the C.Z. Boyer Funeral Home in Bonne Terre with the Rev. Raymond Laromore officiating. Burial was in the Bonne Terre Cemetery.

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Source: the local Marseilles, Illinois newspaper, January 18, 1918:

President of Marseilles Law and Order League; Dead after Long Illness

OLD-TIME SCHOOL TEACHER Was Principal of East Marseilles School for Six Years - - Twice Married and Leaves Eight Children - - a Son in Service

After a long illness of more than one year, during which time he was close to death on several occasions, W.H. Outman, President of the Law and Order League and one of the most active men in the civic affairs of Marseilles, died at his home on the north bluff at 9:48 o'clock this morning.

The cause of death was dropsy of the heart, and during his long illness he suffered intensely, although without complaint. His most serious ailment dated from Sept. 1.


The deceased was born at Spruce Creek, Pennsylvania, June 10, 1853, he being the son of George Willis Outman and Amelia Corbett. His father was killed during the Civil War, being shot down by a sharpshooter just before the Battle of Stones River. His mother took her son and two daughters to Kansas and occupied a claim. His mother died there, leaving him as the sole care and support of his two sisters.

He managed to get his sisters back East to relatives and then he came to Illinois, locating in Bureau County. He became a School Teacher and devoted twenty-three years of his life to that work.

Coming to the vicinity of Marseilles, Mr. Outman taught school in Rutland Township for four years. Then he was selected as Principal of the East Marseilles School before the districts were united, remaining there for six years. To many residents of Marseilles, whose teacher he was, he was known to the last as Professor Outman.


Mr. Outman was first married to Miss Margaret M. Steele, of Malden, Illinois, who died in 1897. Of this union five children survive, as follows: Robert E. of East Moline, Mrs. R.S. Tazewell of Kingston, Illinois, Ora K. and Winfred of Richmond, California, and Leslie Roy, who enlisted early in the present war and is stationed at Camp Green, Charlotte, North Carolina. This camp is now under quarantine and he will not be able at attend his father's funeral.

March 29, 1899, Mr. Outman was united in marriage with Alzoea Brownrigg, of Jordanville, New York. To this union were born three children - - Virgil T., E. Amelia, and Evelyn A., who survive him, also the widow. His two sisters are living and they are Mrs. Ella Barton of Dixon, Illinois and Mrs. Mary B. Cooper of Mammoth Springs, Arkansas.


Mr. Outman was a member of the Methodist Church and one of its leading workers. He was a man of firm convictions and had the courage to express them. He was a bitter foe of the saloons and it is said of him that when he was but a small boy he was a strong advocate of temperance. He was an able speaker and was frequently called upon to talk. He became most prominent as President of the Law and Order League, as he was plaintiff in a test liquor case which went to the Supreme Court and was decided in his favor.

After he quit his occupation as School Teacher, Mr. Outman engaged in other work. He was employed at the Certain-teed Factory, The National Biscuit Plant, and The Crescent Mills. At the time he was taken sick, he was employed by the Quaker Oats Company, travelling throughout the state, buying straw for the Pekin, Illinois Paper Mills, which are managed from the Crescent office in this city.


Mr. Outman also was a leading member of the Modern Woodmen and is said to have furnished the statistics which led to the so-called insurrection in the order a few years ago. He was a social member of the Royal Neighbors.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed, but will be announced.

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William Hibbard Outman, 90, oldest merchant in Westfield, died Friday, Sept. 7, 1951, at his home after an extended illness. He operated the William H. Outman & Sons Hardware and Drug Stores, on Main Street, and was active in business until four months ago.

He was born at White's Corners February 22, 1861. The family moved to Westfield when William was a boy and he has resided here ever since.

Mr. Outman got a great deal out of life, perhaps because he put so much into life. The principles of the Christian religion actuated him in his associations and dealings with people. The making of new acquaintances, the forming of new friendships, the strengthening of old, was the essence of life to him. When he could aid or accommodate, as (illegible), then was he happiest. His smile was a suggestion to cast aside the frets of the day. In all he was an enthusiastic supporter of every worthwhile community enterprise.

Mr. Outman began operation of the drug store in 1883 and sold it in 1903. He started the hardware store in partnership with Emmer Buck during 1905 and later became sole owner. He resumed operation of the drug store in 1923. His sons, Arthur, Carl and Rea, joined him in the business.

Mr. Outman was an active member of the Methodist Church in Westfield and a trustee for a number of years.

His brother Ralph, 88, now retired, operated a grocery store in Westfield until about eight years ago.

He is survived by three sons, Arthur, Carl and Rea of Westfield; four grandchildren, Mrs. Donna Power of Bristol, Pa., Sgt. Rea W. Outman of Panama City, Fla., Beverly Outman of Westfield, and Mrs. Dorothy Lawrence of Copenhagen, Denmark; a brother, Ralph Outman of Westfield; a nephew, Paul Outman of Buffalo, N.Y., and two nieces, Mrs. Blanche Chappell of Westfield, R.D., and Mrs. Marjorie Peet, of Elmira, N.Y.

Funeral services were held at the Westfield Methodist Church Monday at 2 p.m. Rev. Clarence Wien and Rev. Clifton E. Swearingen officiated. Burial was in Mr. Pleasant Cemetery, Westfield.

Pall bearers were: Fred Wood, Frank Hall, William Trowbridge, John Trowbridge, Elmer Cole and Gates McNinch.

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W. Outman

MARTINEZ - Memorial services for William Henry Outman, 60, an 8-year Martinez resident who dies Friday at his home here, will be held at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) at Connolly and Taylor Chapel.

Mr. Outman, a native of Los Angeles, had resided in this county for 33 years. For the past 8 years he had been a counselor in the alcoholic rehabilitation program at the county hospital. During World War II he served in the U. S. Navy.

He is survived by his wife, Betty M. Outman, of Martinez; three sons, William of Auburn; Richard of Pacifica and Timothy Outman, Point Richmond, and three grandchildren.

Also surviving him is his mother, Mrs. Mabel Saloom, and sister, Mrs. Mae Washabaugh, both of Richmond, and his stepson, Paul Hamel of Concord.

Cremation will be at Memory Gardens, Concord.

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William H. Outman

William H. Outman, 70, of Marseilles, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Community Hospital of Ottawa.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Church of God in Marseilles with the Rev. Greg Nicholl officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Seals-Campbell Funeral Home in Marseilles.

Mr. Outman was born June 3, 1931, in Ottawa, to Virgil and Lena (Reppine) Outman. He married Earline Hall of Jacksonville, Fla., in 1956.

He was a member of First Church of God and served on the Benevolence Committee. He also served in the Navy and was a member of American Legion Post No. 235. He retired from Bakelite Plastics in 1983 and served on the Board of the La Salle County Easter Seals.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Lora (David) Clark of St. Louis, Mo.; two sons, William Hall Outman of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Wayne (Dawn) of St. Augustine, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Korie and Kris Clark, Kelsey Hill, Kimberly Reed, David, Wade and Wesley Outman; seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Henrietta (George) Barber of Hillside, Ill., and Virgene (Don) Lockas of Marseilles.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be directed to First Church of God, La Salle County Easter Seal Society or Marseilles Lions Club.

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Wilma Outman

Wilma (Trubey) Outman, 74, of 7920 Baseline Road, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1991, in Battle Creek Health System/Leila Site after a long illness. She had been in Leila one week.

She was born in Augusta, graduated from from Augusta Schools and moved to Battle Creek in 1934.

She and her husband owned Baseline Aquarium for 10 years.

She attended Baseline United Methodist Church and was a gray lady volunteer at Leila Hospital during the 1950s. She enjoyed embroidery and gardening and was an avid fan of the Detroit Pistons and Detroit Tigers.

Surviving are her husband of 52 years, Gilbert D. Outman; daughters, Donna Haun of Battle Creek and Janet Outman of 7920 Baseline Road; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Harold Trubey of Climax and Harry Trubey of Ceresco; and sisters, Gladys Trubey and Helen Ernsberger, both of Battle Creek, and Elizabeth Jackson of Jackson.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Royal Funeral Home. Memorial donations may go to American Diabetes Association or Michigan Heart Association.

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W. H. Outman Rites Tuesday

Certain-teed Official, War Veteran Dies
With full military honors, funeral services will be conducted tomorrow for the late Winfred H. Outman, 47, prominent Richmond war veteran and Certain-teed Products company official, who died Saturday evening in a local hospital after an illness of only a few days duration.

The last rites will take place at 10:30 a.m. from the Ryan Funeral home. Entombment will take place at Sunset mausoleum.

Outman, a native of Marseilles, Ill., was transferred here 20 years ago by his employers. He was factory superintendent at the local plant. His home was at 2369 Lowell Avenue.

Taking an active part in veterans' affairs in this section, Outman was a well known member of Richmond post, American Legion. He served with the Marine Corps during the world war. He was a member also of the Methodist Church.

The deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mabel Outman; a daughter, Mae A. Outman; his mother, Mrs. Alzoea Outman of Marseilles, Ill., and the following brothers and sisters:
Robert Outman of Litchfield, Ill.; Mrs. Mamie Tazewell of Kingston, Ill.; Amelia and Virgil Outman and Mrs. Evelyn Perkins, all of Marseilles, Ill.; Orr Outman of Los Angeles and Roy Outman of Richmond.

The drill team of Richmond American Legion post will provide a firing squad for the services. Thomas Nee will be buglar.

Honorary pallbearers will be John Kinstrey, Carl Stender, H. R. Burt, Ed Heltzen, Howard Johnson and S. S. Ripley all of Richmond post of the Legion.

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Winona E. Outman

CONSTANTINE -- Winona E. Outman, 72, 63280 U. S. 131, died Aug. 7, 1987, at the Three Rivers Area Hospital, following an extended illness.

She was born July 1, 1915, in Leonidas Township, a daughter of Albin and Hazel (Olney) Moord.

On Feb. 4, 1935, she married Harold Outman in her family home at Leonidas.

She was a homemaker and had assisted her husband on the farm. She was a member of the Messiah Lutheran Church, Constantine, the Lutheran Church Women, the Pine Street Club and the St. Joseph County Farm Bureau.

Surviving are her husband; one daughter, Cheryl Hart, Edwardsburg; four sons, Malcolm Outman, Marlin Outman and David Outman, all of Constantine, and Edward Outman, Vistula, Ind.; 20 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Milly Cupp, Colon, Nellie Moord, Canogan Park, Calif., and Marilee Moord, Costa Mesa, Calif.; two brothers, Olney Moord, Constantine, and Elliott Moord, Fort Wayne, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Richard Outman.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the Geisler-Eley Funeral Home, Constantine. Services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Messiah Lutheran Church, Constantine, with the Rev. Matthew Sorensen officiating. Burial will be in Constantine Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society or the Messiah Lutheran Curch.

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