January 30, 2003
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Leonard J. Struewing
Leonard J. Struewing of Medway died Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Mercy Medical Center of Springfield. He was 91.
He was born Dec. 15, 1911, in Benton County, Ind., the son of the late Louis and Anna (Pitstick) Struewing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline, in 2001; two sisters, Mary and Rita; and his brother Ralph.
He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, LeRae and Joseph Dick of Burlington, N.C., Helen Andreas of Columbus, and Jan and Bill Schaefer of New Carlisle; son and daughter-in-law James and Margene Strue-wing of Medway; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Romilda Sink of Dayton and Joan Rose of Englewood; three brothers, Arthur Struewing of Milton, Ind., William Struewing of Yellow Springs and Paul Struewing of Tipp City.
Mass of Christian burial was held on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of New Carlisle with burial following at Medway Cemetery.

Roy Hawkins Sr.
Roy E. Hawkins Sr. of Fairborn died on Monday, Jan. 27, in the Patriot Ridge Community. He was 62.
He was born Dec. 11, 1940, in Fairmont, W.Va., the son of the late Dale and Jessie (Nestor) Hawkins.
Hawkins was a retired produce manager for Kroger, served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Maple Heights Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Alecia Hawkins.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Doris J. Hawkins; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roy E. Jr. and Karen Hawkins of Fairborn and David D. and Brenda Hawkins of Yellow Springs; daughter and son-in-law, Kimberley and James Arrington of Fairborn; four grandchildren, Amanda, Stephen, Rebecca and Andrea Hawkins; brother and sister-in-law, Rodney and Barbara Hawkins of Georgia; his sister and brother-in-law, Charlotte and Ronald Vold of Wisconsin; and numerous other family members and friends.
Services will be held today (Thursday), 11 a.m., at the Belton Funeral Home, 244 East Dayton-Yellow Springs Road in Fairborn. Burial will take place in the Byron Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Mary Ann Gadd
Mary Ann Gadd of Enon died Thursday, Jan. 23, at Ohio State University Medical Center. She was 58.
She is survived by her mother, Bernice Jack; one daughter, Tammy Batin (Nathan Elkins); son-in-law, Tony Batin; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Bea Gadd; sister, Karen Martin; significant other, Douglas Jameson; and three grandchildren, Erin Beard, Stefanie Gadd and Nicholas Batin.
A Mass of Christian burial was held Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Fairborn, with burial following at St. Paul Cemetery in Yellow Springs.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ohio State University Medical Center, Heart Research.

Alice Jean Collins
Alice Jean Collins of Xenia died Sunday evening, Jan. 26, at Greene Memorial Hospital. She was 64.
She was born Sept. 10, 1938, in Yellow Springs, the daughter of Paul E. and Dorothy Stover Corrigan.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Donald J. Corrigan.
She is survived by her husband, Lemmie Collins, whom she married July 2, 1955; children and their spouses, LeJean and Robert Huston of Xenia, Pamela Sue Collins of Rutland, N.D., Thomas Joseph and Lisa Collins of Santee, Calif., and Michael Allen Collins and his fiancée, Nancy Blankenship of Xenia; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Charles E. Corrigan of Cincinnati and Paul Richard and Draxie Corrigan of Xenia; sister-in-law, Charlene Corrigan of Amherst; and two stepsisters, Peggy Pierce of Sacramento, Calif., and Patty Corrigan of Tucson, Ariz.
Services will be held on Friday, Jan. 31, at 1:30 p.m., at the Neeld Funeral Home, 1276 North Detroit Street in Xenia, with the Rev. Ronald Swiger officiating. Burial will be in Valley View Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held today (Thursday), 6–8 p.m.