Obituaries for 1/4

January 03, 2001

Obituaries for 1/4

Edwin D. Dodd

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Edwin D. Dodd, 81, of Quail Creek and Potomac Riverside Farms, the Bahamas and Toledo, Ohio, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at Northwest Ohio Hospice in Perrysburg, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marie Marshall Dodd, in 1984. They were married in 1942.

He was a graduate of Ohio State University, was president of the Student Senate, member of sophomore, junior and senior men's honorary societies; and a member of Phi Gamma Delta social fraternity. He was a graduate of Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

He retired from Owens-Illinois in 1984, where he had been chairman, chief executive officer and president.

A U.S. Army veteran, he served during World War II in the Pacific. He was on General MacArthur's staff and was awarded the Legion of Merit for outstanding service in the Pacific and Japan; the Military Merit Medal by the Philippine government; three bronze battle stars; and other decorations.


He was 1983-84 chairman of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States. President Reagan appointed him to the President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness. President Carter appointed him to the Presidents National Commission on Air Quality. He served on President Ford's Executive Finance Committee. President Nixon appointed him to the National Industrial Pollution Control Council.

He was a director of the US-USSR Trade and Economic Council; a former member of the Business Roundtable; Business Committee for the Arts; National Industrial Energy Council; and former trustee of the Committee for Economic Development. He was a member of United States Businessmen's Council; Board of Trustees of the Council of the Americas; and the Industry Policy Advisory Committee to Carla Hills.

He was past president and trustee of Toledo Museum of Art; past chairman of Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce; and a former president of the Toledo Board of Education.

He had been a member and former president of the Executive Council of the Harvard Business School Association and a former chairman of the Board of Ohio State University Development Fund.

He was director of Ohio Bell Telephone Co.; Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.; and Great Atlantic And Pacific Tea Co., among others.

He was Toledo Citizen of the Year in 1978.

His memberships include Burning Tree Country Club of Bethesda, Md.; Bohemian Club of San Francisco; and Augusta National Golf Club of Augusta, Ga.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Bodiford Dana Dodd; a daughter, Marjorie Lee Wannamaker of Durango, Colo.; three stepdaughters, Debbie Heuga of Edwards, Colo., Stephanie Stranahan of Bozeman, Mont. and Amy Dana of Greenwich, Conn.; two stepsons, Randall Dana and Charles Dana of Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Sarah Dodd Kauffman; a brother, David Robin Dodd; two grandchildren; 11 stepgrandchildren; and seven nieces and nephews.

Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Collingwood Presbyterian Church. The Rev. C. Eugene Pearson will officiate.

Visitation will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the church.

Additional services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Falling Waters Presbyterian Church in Hedgesville, W.Va. Burial will follow in Falling Waters Presbyterian Cemetery at Spring Mills in Hedgesville.

Memorial donations may be made to Edwin D. Dodd Fund, c/o The Charities Foundation, One Seagate, Toledo, OH 43666.

Local arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.

Karen A. Glaser

SMITHSBURG - Karen Ann Glaser, 32, of 109 Patrick's Court, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Aug. 28, 1968, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of William Frederick and Naomi Marie Wirt Wehland of Bel Air, Md.

She was a 1990 graduate of Frostburg State University.

She was employed by Washington County Hospital Association as the director of the extended care facility.

She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Baltimore.

She was active in the Waynesboro, Pa., chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Twain Glaser, whom she married Oct. 12, 1991; a brother, Robert W. Wehland of Bel Air; maternal grandmother, Naomi Lee Hudson of Baltimore; two aunts; two uncles; four nieces and a nephew.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North in Hagerstown. Pastor John Powell will officiate.

The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244.

Robert L. Shepard Sr.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Robert Lee Shepard Sr., 71, of Martinsburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001, at City Hospital in Martinsburg.

Born April 19, 1929, in Parkersburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Orel Cecil and Oma Congleton Shepard.

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