William Louis Drexel, 90, truck driver for dairyWilliam...

September 28, 1998

William Louis Drexel, 90, truck driver for dairy

William Louis Drexel, a lifelong Baltimore resident and former Greenspring Dairy truck driver, died of cancer Thursday at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 90.

Mr. Drexel attended public schools and served in the Maryland ** National Guard during the 1920s.

He had an assortment of other jobs over the years, including bartender, quarry worker and truck driver for the old Read's drugstore chain. He retired as a salesman from the L.A. Benson tool company in 1971.

He was married in 1934 to the former Deloris Kram, who died in 1976.

Services will be held at 1: 30 p.m. today at Loring Byers Funeral Home, 8728 Liberty Road.

He is survived by two daughters, Patricia D. Geyer of Sykesville and Marlene A. McDaniels of Preston; a brother, Horace T. Drexel of Sabillasville; and a sister, Lillian T. Sipes of Ellicott City.

Warren Edward Maith, 78, chemical plant operator

Warren Edward Maith, a chemical plant operator at Edgewood Arsenal for more than 30 years, died of heart failure Friday at Mercy Medical Center. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 78.

A native of Northumberland County, Va., Mr. Maith moved to Baltimore as a child and graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in 1939. He served in the Army during the latter part of World War II.

Mr. Maith worked at the Army's Edgewood facility until 1977 then held several jobs, including van driver and security guard, until retiring about 1987.

Services will be held at noon tomorrow at Ames Memorial United Methodist Church, 615 Baker St.

He is survived by his wife, the former Vivian Haddon, whom he married in 1955; two sons, Warren Edward Maith Jr. of Baltimore and Wallace Newsome of Columbia; a daughter, Sheila Maith of Washington; three sisters, Gladys Miller, Agnes Watson and Lureen Foote, all of Baltimore; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Karen N. Schott, 26, UM Medical Center nurse

Karen N. Schott, a former nurse at University of Maryland Medical Center, died of cancer Friday at her Forest Hill home. She was 26.

A Towson native, Ms. Schott graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1988 and received a degree in nursing from Wesley College in Dover, Del., in 1991.

She worked at the medical center in downtown Baltimore from 1991 to 1996 -- for a year in the pediatrics department and then in the neonatal intensive-care unit.

A memorial service was being planned.

She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Susan Otto and Gary Otto of Forest Hill and a brother, William Schott of Philadelphia.

Pub Date: 9/28/98

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