Selected Families and Individuals


Alfred Joseph Tornes

In 1930, newlyweds Alfred (26) and Hilda (21) Tornes lived on the farm of Alfred's parents, John and Barbara Tornes, in Watertown, Washington Twp., Ohio.

Hilda Louella Thieman


LOWER SALEM - Hilda Louella Tornes, 94, of Lower Salem, formerly of Marietta and Churchtown, died at 11 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 10, 2002) at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born June 22, 1908, in Churchtown to Joseph and Rose Meiser Thieman. She had lived in the Marietta and Washington County areas all her life. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Catholic Women's Club. She was also a member of the Marietta Senior Citizens. She enjoyed crocheting and quilting.
She is survived by four daughters, Eloise Muhlbach of Coshocton, Mary Zwick and her husband, Charles, of Harriettsville, Arlene Archer and her husband, Dave, of Lowell, and Rita Tassa and her husband, Bernie, of Alexandria, Va.; four sons, Earl Tornes and his wife, Justine, of Waterford, Charles Tornes and his wife, Karen, of Marietta, the Rev. Dale Tornes of Caldwell and John Tornes and his wife, Kathy, of Hilliard; 27 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. On Oct. 16, 1929, she married Alfred Joseph Tornes. He died on March 11, 1977. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Harold Thieman; one sister, Helen Long; and one son-in-law, Robert Muhlbach. Funeral liturgy with Mass is at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Rev. R. Daniel Conlon, bishop of the Diocese of Steubenville, presiding. The Rev. Dale Tornes will be the celebrant. Monsignor Edward Kakascik, the Rev. Paul Hrezo and all other priests present will concelebrate. Burial will follow in New St. Mary's Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today and all day Friday at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home. The family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. A vigil service is at 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's School Foundation, 320 Marion St., Marietta, Ohio 45750; or St. John School Foundation, Route 2, Box 383, Marietta, Ohio 45750.

Dale F. Tornes

Dale Tornes entered the priesthood.

Dick Frederick Young

Obituary, from the Marietta Times, 4 Apr 2005

FLEMING - Dick Fredrick Young, 73, of 1601 Turkey-
hen Road, Fleming, died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday (April 3,
2005) at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.
He was born May 1, 1931 in Marietta to Otto and
Elva Robinson Young. He was a 1948 graduate of
Waterford High School. Dick was a United States Army
veteran, serving his country on the 38th Parallel as an
engineer during the Korean conflict. He was a lifelong
farmer and a 50-year member of the Operating Engin-
eers Local 18. During his lifetime he was a Washington
County commissioner for eight years, a Warren Township
trustee, he served on the Warren Township Volunteer
Fire Department and EMT Squad and was an active
member of the Washington County Democratic Party.
Dick currently was serving as the president of the Warren
Water Association, which he helped form. He was a
member of the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Dick was a member of many organizations in the area
including, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5108, the Amer-
ican Legion Post 64, 40 et 8, Loyal Order of Moose 1823,
BPO Elks 477, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Beverly.
He is survived by his wife, Ella Mae Tornes Young; they
recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept.
21. He is also survived by his daughter, Betty Young and
her husband, George Gandor, of Napoleon, Ohio; and
his granddaughter, Shoshanna Brooker and her husband,
Jeff, of Churchtown. He was preceded in death by his
parents and brother, Lawrence Young.
Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m.
Thursday (April 7) at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church,
with the Rev. Fred Kihm celebrating. Burial with full military
honors will be in Warren Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be
from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the
Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home. A vigil
service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday

Alan Lynn Crock

The obituary of Alan Crock was published on the website of the Chapman funeral Home, Clarence, IA, Nov. 18, 2009
Alan Crock Lowden. Alan Crock, age 60, of Lowden, Iowa, died at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House-Hiawatha on November 12, 2009. Alan was born January 7, 1949, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Herbert Crock and Alreta Cruse. Alan married Vicki Sanger in 1973 at Mechanicsville. Al had served in the Navy and was employed as an electrician and plumber. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at Chapman Funeral Home in Clarence, Iowa, with Reverend Paul Frederiksen officiating. Burial will follow at Lowden Cemetery with graveside military rites. Visitation will be held from 3:00-7:00 pm on Tuesday, November 17, at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House., Alan is survived by his wife, Vicki; sons, Joseph of Lowden and Matthew (Crystal)of Cedar Rapids; 3 grandchildren Ayden, Jayce, and Paige Crock; his mother Alreta Crock of Olin; 2 brothers Doug and Bill; 2 sisters Ellen (Wayne) Florang and Alice Crock. He was preceded in death by his father. To send condolences to the Alan Crock family, send e-mails to:

Rita Marie Dailey

Wedding announcement:
Mrs. Verna Dailey of Schaum avenue [Zanesville] is announcing the marriage of
her daughter, Rita Marie, to Francis Wagner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Wagner
of Frazeusburg, Route 1. The couple exchanged vows Friday, Dec. 31 in Greenup,
Ky., and were remarried at 7:30 o’clock Thursday morning [27 Jan 1949] in St.
Ann’s Catholic Church at Dresden. Rev. Father Ambrose Metzger officiated.
Attendants were Miss Evelyn Wagner and Wayne Untied, sister and cousin of the
The bride is a member of St. Nicholas church and is employed at the Big Bear store.
Mr. Wagner, a member of St. Ann’s church, is employed as a mechanic for John K. Graham of Adams Mills. The bride is the daughter of the late William W. Dailey.
A breakfast was served at the bride’s home following the ceremony Thursday.

Rita M. Wagner, 68 of 1407 Chestnut Street, Dresden, Ohio died at 12:39 am
Saturday July 15, 2000 at her home. Mrs. Wagner was born April 18, 1932 in
Zanesville, the daughter of the late William and Verna (Crock) Dailey. She was
a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Dresden.
Surviving are her husband, Francis Wagner, whom she married December 31,
1948; three daughters, Margaret "Peg" (John) Lacy of Dresden, Patricia Ann Bice
of New Philadelphia and Pamela Sue (Jay) Boal of Dresden; seven grandchildren,
Michelle Lawler, Scott Lacy, Stephanie Jarrett, Stephen Bice, Stacy Richardson,
Martin Boal and Michael Boal; three step grandchildren; five great grandchildren,
Christopher Lawler, Joshua Lawler, Sierra Bice, Savannah Bice, and Cooper
Jarrett; aunt and uncle Albert and Rita Crock of Zanesville; and a good friend,
Arlene Yoblonski of New Philadelphia.