Arthur W. Printz

Arthur William Printz, 76, of Beverly Route 1 died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 10) at home after a long illness.

He was born at Crooksville, a son of Augustus and Hattie Search Printz. A retired pottery worker, he last worked at the Hull Pottery company at Crooksville.

He was a member of the EUB church and was a veteran of World War I.

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Mrs. James Printz

Services for Mrs. Josephine Printz, 59, of Crooksville, who died Sunday in an Athens Hospital, will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fred L. Cannon and Sons Funeral Home in Crooksville.

She was born in Crooksville, March 15, 1906, daughter of William and Jennie Tatman Wolfe.

Among survivors are her husband, James Printz; and four brothers, Chester Wolfe, Crooksville; George Wolfe, New Lexington; Harvey Wolfe, Granville; and William Wolfe, Heath.

Calling hours are after 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, and burial will be in Crooksville Cemetery.

Source: Newark Advocate, November 15, 1965.

Short News Items from 1930

Warren and Howard Sickler, of Endicott, N.Y., spent the week end with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mason Sickler. (Tunkhannock New Age, February 6, 1930)

Augustus Printz is reportedly seriously ill at his home here. (Zanesville Times Record, February 13, 1930)

Mr. Claude Dymond has purchased a fine team of horses of Arthur Shook of Center Moreland. (Tunkhannock New Age, March 13, 1930)

Mrs. Lillie Sickler spent a couple of days last week with her daughter, Mrs. Claude Dymond. (Tunkhannock New Age, March 13, 1930)

Mrs. Rev. Burl Brown and son, Paul, spent last week in Springfield with Mr. Brown’s parents and sister. (Marysville Journal-Tribune, March 18, 1930)

Short News Items from 1923

Mrs. Augustus Printz is recovering from several days’ illness. (Zanesville Times Recorder, March 23, 1923)

Ahral Sutton, who visited his parents in North Waverly last week underwent an operation in a hospital in Washington, D.C., yesterday. (Sayre Evening Times, June 28, 1923)

Mrs. J.A. Armstrong and her daughter Mildred, Mrs. Neil Neilson and Zelora Armstrong motored last Thursday to Rochester, Minn., where Mildred was to be examined by specialists at the Mayo hospital. (Kossuth County Advance, November 15, 1923)

Harry Printz of Crooksville Dies; Ex-Jiggerman

Harry (Geetle) Printz, 76, of 204 Sand street, Crooksville, died at 10 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 30) in Good Samaritan Hospital shortly after being admitted.

Mr. Printz was born near Crooksville, Oct. 14, 1888, a son of Augustus and Harriet Search Printz.

He was a jiggerman at Burley-Clay Products Company in South Zanesville before retiring in 1953. A veteran of World War I, Mr. Printz was a member of Crooksville American Legion, Perry County Chapter of Disabled American Veterans, was a 50-year member of Crooksville Peerless Lodge 591, F&AM.

Surviving are three brothers, Fred and James Printz of Crooksville, and Arthur of Beverly; a sister, Mrs. Margaret (Marion) Wetzel of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews. A brother preceded him in death.

The body is at the Crooksville chapel of Cannon and Cannon Funeral Homes where friends may call after 7 p.m. today.

Source: Zanesville Times-Recorder, December 31, 1964.

James J. Printz

James J. Printz, 84, of North State street, died at 8 p.m. Monday (Sept. 19) at his home following a long illness.

He was born in Crooksville August 8, 1882, a son of Augustus and Harriet Search Printz. His wife, the former Josephine Ocie, died in 1965. The brothers are also deceased.

He was a retired pottery worker and had last worked at Old Star Stoneware company before retirement.

Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Margaret (Marion) Wetzel of Columbus, and a brother, Arthur of Reinersville.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Fred L. Cannon and Sons Funeral Home in Crooksville with Rev. Talmadge Gregory officiating. Burial will be in Crooksville Cemetery.

Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Source: Zanesville Times Recorder, September 21, 1966.

Fred Printz

CROOKSVILLE – Fred Printz, 81, of Crooksville died Friday morning (Feb. 11) in an Athens hospital following a long illness.

Mr. Printz was born April 11, 1884, in Crooksville, son of Augustus and Harriet Search Printz.

A pottery worker 50 years in Crooksville, he was a member of the Eables [sic] Lodge of Crooksville and International Brotherhood of Operative Potters.

Surviving are two sons, Elmer and Orville of Newark; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Wetzel of Columbus; and two brothers, James of Crooksville and Arthur of Beverly.

The body was taken to Fred L. Cannon and Sons Funeral Home here where friends may call after 1 p.m. today and were Eagles rites will be held at 8 o’clock this evening.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. sunday [sic] at the funeral home with Rev. Talmadge Gregory officiating. Burial will be in Crooksville cemetery.

Source: Zanesville Times Recorder, February 12, 1966.

Small Town News—Zanesville Signal & Zanesville Times Recorder

Mrs. John Bell of Dayton will arrive soon to spend one month visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Yocum of 1022 Sunset avenue. (Zanesville Signal, December 8, 1945)

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Drumm of 124 Hamline avenue have received word that their son, Virgil Drumm, technician 5-g, has arrived safely in England. (Zanesville Signal, December 28, 1943)

OFF TO FLORIDA: Mrs. Fuller V. Welsh, Mrs. Wilbur Mendenall, Mrs. Mayme Starch [sic] Flesher and her mother, Mrs. Ashville [sic] Search, and Mrs. Byron Vandenbark will leave this morning for Miami, Fla., where they will spend several weeks. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, February 7, 1931)

Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Hanson of Junction City are spending a few days with friends here. (Zanesville Signal, October 4, 1926)

Robert Christy, 19, Richard Christy, 12, and Mary Frances Christy, 17, all children of Charles Christy, 230 Orchard street, are suffering from scarlet fever, as is Zane Hanson, 9, son of Virgil Hanson, Shawnee. (Zanesville Signal, November 5, 1934)

This Misses Mildred and Bonnie Hartley entertained members of the Standard Bearer Missionary society of the M.E. church at their home on Washington street Wednesday evening with 20 members present. Refreshments were served and a social hour enjoyed. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, April 7, 1939)

Roseville: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lacy and family have moved into the H.H. Guy property, Terrace, formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lewis and family. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, December 4, 1928)

Charles Lacy was honored with a party at his home in Roseville on the occasion of his 80th birthday anniversary Jan. 19. Nearly 30 persons were present. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, January 19, 1972)

W.D. Murphy, Jr., of Martin road, and brother, John Murphy of Columbus, are on a hunting trip in Michigan. They were joined there by their cousins, Harry Metcalfe and Kirk Rorick, and their uncle Cosper Rorick. (Zanesville Signal, October 9, 1938)

Mr. and Mrs. Chester Pickerall [sic] and their son Ronald of Chicago, Ill., are spending the holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clem Reed of Lake Drive, and Mr. and Mrs. William Search of Moxahala avenue. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, December 25, 1925)

Mrs. Augustus Printz who has been seriously ill at her home here [Crooksville] is reported somewhat improved. (Zanesville Times-Recorder, April 2, 1930)

Elijah Hamilton

The funeral of Elijah Hamilton was held at the home at 1:30 o’clock Saturday. Out of town friends who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Will Finley, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Printz, Alex and Sara Brown of Crooksville.

Source: Zanesville Signal, October 4, 1926.

Death Claims Maude Printz

Crooksville, March 7 — Mrs. Maude M. Printz, 73, widow of Lloyd Printz died at 1 o’clock yesterday at her home following a lingering illness. Mrs. Printz was born Aug. 9, 1880 in Brice, O. and was the daughter of Eli and Mary Shaner Printz [sic]. She was a member of the Crooksville Methodist church and was a former clerk at the Souders drugstore in Crooksville. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Lena J. Kenny of Crooksville: two grandsons, William and Lloyd Kenny of Crooksville; four great grandchildren. Services will be held at the Cannon and Cannon funeral home at 2 o’clock Tuesday with Rev. Roy Ballard officiating. Burial will be in Crooksville cemetery. Friends may call at the residence until time of the services when the body will be removed to the funeral home.

Source:  Zanesville Times-Recorder, March 8, 1954.