Reported since January 1, 2016. *Last updated on 8/10/2020.
We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the following alumni who died since our last publication. They will be greatly missed. We apologize for any errors or omissions. Please help us stay informed by calling us at 614-338-2093 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
William G. “Bill” Cones, Class of 1955, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, with his loving family by his side following a extended illness. During grade school, Bill met his future bride, Joan Planson, Class of 1955, and their flirting dates back to the fourth grade. Read his notice here.
Jack Simon Meizlish, Class of 1967, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2020. His life was defined by close family and dear friendships, many of which started in the Bexley school system and continued until his last day. To read more, click here.
Sharon Baas Kenney, Class of 1957, passed away peacefully at home in Massachusetts with her family by her side, July 21, 2020. Because of the covid virus, plans for a memorial in MA are on hold.
William G. Barrett, Class of 1947, died Saturday, July 18, 2020. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, receiving a Purple Heart, and Bronze and Silver Stars. To read Bill’s notice, click here.
Frances “Frankie” Polster Schottenstein, Class of 1948, died on July 5, 2020. Frankie had a kind and compassionate heart and a strong sense of community. To read her notice, click here.
Kenneth Lee Kauffman, Class of 1945, died on July 6, 2020. Kenny was a terrific athlete with a zest for life, and a “one-of-a-kind” personality; while at Bexley HS he received 10 Varsity sport letters and earned the nickname “The Rabbit” for his speed and athletic ability. Read more about Kenny here.
Ramona Peairs Budd Adams, Class of 1955, of Easton, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, 13 May 2020. She was an accomplished chemist and animal lover. For Ramona’s notice, read here.
Lois Mae (Mickey) Williamson, Class of 1942, devoted wife, cherished mother and proud grandmother, passed away at age 95 on June 25, 2020. She is preceded in death by her identical twin sister, Doris Mickey Whims. For her notice, read here.
Mary Ruth Van Matre Peterson, Class of 1947, passed away on June 3, 2020. She cherished her time with her great grandchildren and making memories with her family. To read her notice, click here.
David Allen Beck, Class of 1956, of Columbus, passed away May 29, 2020. He is survived by his high school sweetheart and loving wife of 60 years, Nancy (Metzger) Beck, ’56. For arrangements and Dave’s notice, read here.
Karl William Kumler, MD, Class of 1959, passed away peacefully at home on May 27, 2020. A memorial service is planned for summer 2021. To read Karl’s notice, click here.
Jessica Lynn Jorgensen, Class of 1994, passed away unexpectedly on May 8, 2020. To read her notice, click here.
Mary Elizabeth Pfanz Staffan, Class of 1942, passed away at her residence on May 9, 2020. Read her notice here.
Martha Jane Pfanz Montany, Class of 1942, peacefully passed at her Manchester home Monday, May 4, 2020. Read her notice here.
Jane Isabelle Hoel, Class of 1950, passed away on April 23, 2020 and will be greatly missed by family and friends. She was the daughter of Bexley High School teacher Charles Hoel. Read her obituary here.
Richard “Dick” Miller Vetter, Class of 1955, passed away peacefully at home in Spring Texas surrounded by family on April 21, 2020. Read his notice here.
Robert W. Weber, Class of 1941, passed away on April 14, 2020. To read Bob’s notice, click here.
Jeffrey A. Kirn, Class of 1972, passed away the night before Easter, April 11, 2020, after a two year struggle with cancer. Read Jeff’s notice here.
Carol Newhouse Young, Class of 1954, passed away on April 4, 2020. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. To read her notice, click here.