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From the "Indianapolis Star" March 28, 1947, page 20 column 6

NICHOLS --- Sarah, age 76, beloved mother of Mrs. Paul Defenderfer, and Mrs. Richard Thoman, also survived by 4 grandchildren, passed away Friday. Funeral services monday, March 31, at 10 a.m., at the Meyer & Abdon Funeral Home, 1509 Prospect. Friends invited. Burial
Crown Hill. Friends may call at the funeral home any time after 7 p.m. Saturday.




From the "Indianapolis Star" March 28, 1947, page 20 column 6

OXLEY --- Marguerite Valeria, mother of Mrs. Lilith Gordon of Roachdale, Ind.; Francis C. Oxley of Indianapolis and Mrs. Caroline Ellett of Franklin, passed away Thursday afternoon. Services at the Clyde Montgomery Mortuary, 1622 North Meridian Street, Saturday 2 p.m. Friends welcome. Interment Crown Hill. Friends may call after 7 p.m. Friday.



From the "Indianapolis Star" March 28, 1947, page 20 column 6

SCHMID --- John M., passed away suddenly Friday evening at his home near Danville, beloved husband of Bernice, brother-in-law of Fred Ensminger. Funeral Sunday, 2 p.m., at the residence. Friends invited. Burial at Vanceburg, Ky., Monday. Friends may call at the residence.
(Kindly omit flowers.) Baker & Son Service, Danville.




From the "Indianapolis Star" March 28, 1947, page 20 column 6

TOON --- Florence M., beloved wife of Charles W. Toon and mother of Leslie Toon, aunt of Mrs. Hazel Retherford, Mrs. Anna Whissel, Mr. Myrl C. Lamar and Landy Lamar, passed away Thursday
p.m. Friends may call at the home in Acton. Funeral services Sunday, 2 p.m., Acton Methodist Church. Friends invited. Burial Acton Cemetery. Robert W. Stirling service.




From the kind clerks at the Johnson Co IN Health Dept:

Cornelius VANARSDALL died 6 Feb 1907
Book H-21, page 8
late residence Pleasant Twp
birthdate 10-3-1823
birthplace KY
occupation farmer
cause of death chronic prostatic hypertrophy
buried Greenlawn - Franklin
married at time of death
spouse's name not listed
mother's name Cathrine Whitenac
mother's birthplace KY
father's name unable to read
father's birthplace KY
age 83 at death













James H. VANARSDELL
died 10 Jul 1906
Book H-21 page 1
late residence Union Twp
birthdate 12-10-1837
birthplace Ky
occupation farmer
cause of death myocarditis & apoplexy
buried Hopewell cemetery
married at time of death
spouse's name Kiziar Ann VanArsdell
mother's name Ida Voris
mother's birthplace unk
father's name Cornelius VanArsdell
father's birthplace unk
age 69 at death














Lillie P. VANARSDELL
died 6 Feb 1890
Book H-16 page 1
late residence Franklin Twp
birthdate not listed
birthplace IN
occupation
cause of death Phnrgitis (writing is extremely difficult to read)
buried not listed
mother's name Elizabeth Banta
mother's birthplace KY
father's name Sanford Vanarsdell
father's birthplace KY
age 5 at death












Ralph VANARSDELL
died 21 Sep 1896
Book H-18 page 25
late residence Trafalgar
birthdate not listed
birthplace IN
occupation
cause of death tonsolitis
buried not listed
mother's name Mary Clark
mother's birthplace IN
father's name W.B. Vanasdell
father's birthplace IN
age 6-1/2 at death
















"Indianapolis Journal" 18 Feb 1892, pg 5 col 6
D I E D
TOOL -- John R., of Fire Department, House No.
4, died at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, Resi-
dence 161 East Morris st. Funeral notice later.


From "The Indianapolis Star", March 29, 1947, pg 9, col 8

William Gardiner, Engineer, Dies

Funeral services for William
Gardiner, 51 years old, 2629-1/2
West Michigan Street, who died
yesterday at Robert W. Long
Hospital, will be held at 8:30
o'clock Monday monring at Con-
kle Funeral Home. A 9 o'clock
service at St. Anthony's Catholic
Church will follow. Burial will
be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
A lifelong resident of Indiana-
polis, Mr. Gardiner was an elec-
trical engineer at the Indiana
University Medical Center for 17
years. He was a member of Cedar
Camp, Modern Woodmen, and St.
Anthony Church.
Survivors include the widow,
Goldie Gardiner; a daughter, Mrs.
Laverne Johnston, and one grand-
daughter, all of Indianapolis.























"Indianapolis Journal" 19 Feb 1892, pg 5 col 6
D I E D
EVANS -- John T., son of Wm. R. and Margaret A.
Evans, Feb. 17. Funeral from residence 470 N.
Delaware, Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Friends of the
family invited.

from the "Indianapolis Journal" 18 Feb 1892, pg 5 col 6
D I E D
EVANS -- John T., son of Wm. R. and Margaret A.
Evans, Feb. 17. Funeral from residence 470 N.
Delaware, Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Friends of the
family invited.








From the "Indianapolis News" 20 Jun 1885, pg 3 col 3

DIED
WALKER -- June 16, SYLVESTER W. WALKER,
aged fifty-three.
Funeral from Enterprise Hotel, Sunday, June 21,
at 2 o'clock p.m. Friends are invited to attend.







From the "Indianapolis News" 20 Jun 1885, pg 3 col 3

DIED
LINTER --- Of consumption, ABRAHAM B.
LINTER, June 18.
Funeral will take place at the residence of his
sister, 269 North West street, Sunday, June 21, at
2 p.m.








"Indianapolis Journal" 19 Feb 1892, pg 5 col 6

D I E D
WISHARD -- Mrs. Lucinda B. J., Tuesday, Feb.
16. Funeral (private) from Orphan Asylum, on Col-
lege avenue, 2 p.m., Friday, Feb 19.
"O heart sore tied! thou hast the best
That heaven itself could give thee-- rest.
Rest from all bitter thoughts and things!
How many a poor one's blessing went
With thee beneath the low green tent,
Whose curtain never outward swings!"
The ladies of the Boad of Managers of the Or-
phan Asylum will please meet at 1:30 p.m.














"Indianapolis Journal" 19 Feb 1892, pg 5 col 6

D I E D
MURRAY --- Minnie, at the residence of her uncle,
113 North Tennessee street, at 1:15 a.m., Feb. 18,
1892. Funeral at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 20,
1892, from 113 North Tennessee street. Friends in-
vited.








From the "Indianapolis Star" March 28, 1947, page 20 column 6

MCGEE --- James Sr., of Nashville, Ind.,
husband of Ora McGee, father of Clar-
ence McGee, Sacramento, Cal.; Leonard
McGee of Greenfield; James McGee Jr. of
Indianapolis, and Robert Wayne McGee at
home. Mrs. Mary Bright of Nashville,
brother of Charles McGee and John Mc-
Gee of Nashville, died this morning,
March 28. Funeral services March 30 at
the Bond Funeral Home, Nashville, Ind.,
1:30 p.m. Burial Needmore Cemetery in
Brown County. No flowers requested.














"The Indianapolis Star" March 29, 1947, pg 9, col 8

Mrs. Mary A. Slocum

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary
Alice Slocum, 87 years old, who
died yesterday at the home of a
daughter, Mrs. John Weghorst,
2930 Guilford Avenue, will be at
2:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at
the Flanner & Buchanan Funeral
Home. Burial will be in Crown
Hill Cemetery.
Born in Hope, Bartholomew
County, she had lived in Indian-
apolis 50 years and was a charter
member of the First Moravian
Church.
Other survivors are two sisters,
Mrs. Fred I. Willis, Indianapolis,
and Mrs. Freemand Gilliland, Hope;
two brothers, George Rothrock,
Hope, and William Rothrock,
Hadley, Mich., and three grand-
children.



















>From the "Indianapolis Star" March 28, 1947, page 20 column 6
SLOCUM --- Mary Alice, 2930 Guilford,
mother of Mrs. John Weghorst, sister
of Mrs. Fred I Willis, Indianpolis Mrs.
Freeman Gilliland and George Rothrock,
Hope, Ind., and William Rothrock, Had-
ley, Mich., passed away Friday p.m.
Services Flanner & Buchanan, 2:30 Mon-
day, March 31. Friends invited. Burial
Crown Hill. Friends may call at mor-
tuary.













From the "Indianapolis Journal" 19 Feb 1892, pg 5 col 6

D I E D
LEWIS --- Frank D. Lewis, jr., son of Mr. and Mrs
Frank D. Lewis, 201 Lincoln avenue, Thursday after-
noon. Funeral Saturday morning. 10 'clock, strickly
private.







From The Knoxville News Sentinel 13 1999

SEEBER, JERRY - age 49, of Briceville, passed away Saturday December 11, 1999
at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Mr. Seeber was a member of the
Waldensview Missionary Baptist Church. He was employed by Lockheed-Martin as
a chemical operator. Born February 13, 1950 in Anderson County to the late
Fletcher and Launa Mitchell Seeber. Also preceded in death by brother,
Fletcher Seeber, Jr. Mr. Seeber was a loving husband, father, and grandfather
and will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends. Survivors: wife,
Barbara Dugger Seeber of Briceville; daughters, Stacy and husband Bill Young
of Briceville, Tracy Seeber of Briceville; brother, Kenneth and wife Penny
Seeber of Frost Bottom; sisters, Lorena and husband Robert Harness of Frost
Bottom, Rita and husband Donald Smith of Dutch Valley, Ginger Seeber of
Andersonville; grandchildren, Tyler, Logan, and Allen; father and
mother-in-law, Harold and Wanda Dugger of Briceville; brothers-in-law, David
and wife Tammy Dugger of Briceville, Paul and Kathy Dugger of Lake City,
Doyle and wife Kim of Briceville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service
will be Monday December 13, 1999 at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Holley-Gamble
Funeral Home with Rev. David Goins and Rev. Kenny Sharp officiating.
Graveside will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Frost Bottom Cemetery. The family
will receive friends 6-8 Monday at the funeral home. Holley-Gamble Funeral
Home Lake City in charge of arrangements.


















WILLIAMS, HUBERT LEE - age 91, of 713 Carr Wynn Rd. LaFollette died 3:30 p.m.
Saturday December 11, 1999 at LaFollette Medical Center in LaFollette. Born
June 19, 1908 in Union County. Married Flossie Beatrice Hatmaker Williams of
LaFollette. Funeral 8 p.m. Monday December 13, 1999 Roach Memorial Chapel,
LaFollette. Rev. Larry Watts and Rev. Ray Bell officiating. Interment Glade
Springs Cemetery, LaFollette. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday
December 13, 1999. Roach Funeral Home in charge.









From The Knoxville News Sentinel 11 Dec 1999

McCARTY, IVON EUGENE - age 77, of Clinton, passed away, Thursday, December 9,
1999, at his residence. Ivon was a member of Andersonville First Baptist
Church where he served for many years as Deacon and Sunday School Teacher. He
was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and University of Georgia.
Employed for 37 years at the University of Tennessee in the Agriculture
Extension and Food Technology Departments. Member of the Honor Society of
Agriculture, Gamma Sigma Delta. He organized the national Sweet Sorghum
Association and was a member of B-17 and was shot down on his 50th mission
and taken German prisoner. He was awarded Sliver Star, 2 Oak Leaf medals,
Prisoner of War medal, American Campaign medal, European-African-Middle East
Campaign Victory Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, and the World War II
Honorable Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal. Preceded in death by infant
son, David Eugene McCarty; parents, Floyd & Elizabeth McCarty; sister, Geneva
Hashbarger; brother, Woodrow McCarty. Survivors: wife of 52 years, Ruth Sharp
McCarty of Clinton; daughters, Beth & Lee Murray of Gaffney, SC, Kathy
Lambert of Clinton; Ellen Dudley of Clinton; sons, Keith & Lea Ann McCarty of
Meggett, SC, John & Yvonne McCarty of Franklin; sister, Marie Hall of Odessa,
Texas; brothers, Estel & Mary McCarty of New Orleans, La., James B. & Marie
McCarty of Kansas City, Mo., Elgin & Eva McCarty of Clinton, Kenneth & Sharon
McCarty of Clinton; grandchildren, Adam & Craig Murray, Lisa, Laura & Michael
Lambert, Andrew & Jonathan Dudley, Conor & India McCarty, Ivon & Noah
McCarty; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. The family will
receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday, December 11, 1999 at Holley-Gamble Funeral
Home in Clinton. Funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, December 12,
1999 at Andersonville First Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Keith & Rev. Terry
Moore officiating. Mr. McCarty will lie in state one hour prior to the
service. Interment will follow the service at Andersonville Cemetery.
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton in charge of all arrangements.






























From The Knoxville News Sentinel 14 Dec 1999

GOINS, LINDA BOCCIA - age 54, of LaFollette, passed away Sunday, December 12,
at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge. She was a member of LaFollette United
Methodist Church and Operator of Linda's Hair Fashions for many years.
Survivors: husband, Lewis Goins; mother, Mildred Sharp Boccia of LaFollette;
brothers & sisters-in-law, Dwane & Marsha Boccia of LaFollette, Harold &
Marcia Boccia of Camp Bell, Md. Funeral service 8 p.m. Wednesday New Horizon
Baptist Church. Rev. Jim Wilcox, Rev. Bill Braden officiating. Interment: 10
a.m. Thursday Grantsboro Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m.
Wednesday at the Church. Arrangements by Cross Funeral Home.







PHILLIPS, EDWIN - age 68, passed away Sunday, December 12, 1999 at his home
in Dutch Valley. He was born November 18, 1931 in Anderson County. He was a
Baptist Minister of 45 years, and Pastored several churches in the
surrounding area. He was a member and former pastor of Laurel Branch Baptist
Church. He was employed by the Anderson County Highway Dept. and a
representative of several insurance companies. He owned and operated Edwin's
furniture in the Lake City area for several years. Edwin enjoyed being a
supply minister to area churches. Edwin will be well remembered for the
prayer garden he established in 1998. Hobbies that Edwin enjoyed were
farming, gardening, traveling, and retail sales. He is preceded in death by
his parents, Link & Lou Phillips; brother, Carvin Phillips. Edwin was a
devoted husband and father who enjoyed his family very much. Survivors: wife,
Beatrice Phillips of Lake City; sons & daughter-in-laws, Garry & Janet
Phillips of Clinton, Danny Phillips of Lake City, Mike & Donna Phillips of
Lake City; daughter & son-in-law, Kim & Greg Walls of Clinton. Edwin was a
devoted and loving grandfather of 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren;
brothers, Lawrence & Shelby Phillips of Nashville, Verlin & Alene Phillips of
Lake City; several nieces, nephews, and many many friends. Edwin will be
sadly missed by his many relatives and friends. Visitation: 6 until family
has received last friend Tuesday December 14, 1999 at Cox-Martin Funeral
Home. Funeral service to follow visitation Tuesday, December 14, 1999 in
Cox-Martin Chapel with Rev. Don Daugherty, Rev. Danny Phillips, and Rev. Joby
Byrge officiating. Interment: 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 15, 1999 at Leach
Cemetery in Lake City. Cox-Martin Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.






















WRAY, EULA M. (GRANNY) - age 82, of Lake City, passed away Sunday, December
12, 1999 at her residence. She was born September 24, 1917 in Tompkinsville,
Ky. Eula enjoyed people and going to church. She was a faithful member of
Main Street Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Otis B.
Wray. Survivors: son, Dr. John T. Wray of Sparta; grandsons, Roby M. & Angela
Wray of Caryville, Matthew P. Wray of Knoxville; step-granddaughter, Robin
Lane of Cleveland, Ohio; special friend, Martha Gustini of Lake City;
sisters, Grace Shirley, Edith Herrin, Nina Bowles, and Thelma Proffitt;
several nieces, nephews, and many, many friends. Visitation 6-8 p.m.
Wednesday, December 15, 1999 at Cox-Martin Funeral Home. Funeral service 8
p.m. Wednesday, December 15, 1999 in the Cox-Martin Chapel with Rev. Don
Martin officiating. Interment: 11 a.m. Thursday, December 16, 1999 at the Oak
Grove Cemetery, Lake City. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Main Street Baptist Church Family Life Center, PO Box 405 Lake City, TN
37769. Cox-Martin Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.

















From The Knoxville News Sentinel 15 Dec 1999

VIOLET, JOE M. - age 71, of Clinton passed away Tuesday, December 14, 1999 at
his residence. He was a member of Clinton United Methodist Church. Joe owned
& operated the Park Hotel in Clinton until it was razed in 1968 by Urban
Renewal. He retired from ED&G/ORTEC in Oak Ridge. He was an avid landscaper &
gardener. Joe was born February 14, 1928 in Anderson County. Preceded in
death by his devoted wife, Haven Violet; parents, Mossie & Mark M. Violet;
sister, Tennie Rice & Rachel Patterson; brothers, Harvey Violet & Bill
Violet; special friend, Rachel Munsey Rash. Survivors: daughter, Deborah Ann
Queener & husband, Thomas of Clinton; sons, Michael Violet & wife, Janice of
Clinton, Mark D. Violet of Clinton; sister, Naomi Schubert of Clinton;
brother, Lloyd Violet of Virden, Ill.; granddaughters, Lauren Violet & Teri
Manning of Clinton, Melissa Queener of Nashville; 2 great grandchildren,
Kayla & Zachary Manning of Clinton; special friends, Ella Mae Boshears of
Caryville, Joyce Carroll of Briceville. A special thanks to UT Hospice
Services & UT Home Care employees. The family will receive friends from 12-1
p.m., Thursday, December 16, 1999 at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton
with funeral service following at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Warren
Wattenbarger officiating. Interment will follow the service in Sunset
Cemetery. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home of Clinton in charge of all
arrangements.






















From The Knoxville News Sentinel 16 Dec 1999

ARMSTRONG, RAY CROWLEY - age 83, of Oak Ridge, died Wednesday, December 15,
1999 at his home. Mr. Armstrong was born in Belmont, Vt. on September 8,
1916, the son of Miriam Crowley and Ralph Chaffee Armstrong. In 1938, he was
graduated from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla. with a degree in
physics. He later received an Honorary Doctorate in Physics from the
University of Miami. He joined the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1938 in a
civilian capacity, with his first assignment being the Sardis Dam project in
Mississippi. Subsequently he was assigned with the Corps at Hornell,
Binghamton, and Syracuse, NY. Mr. Armstrong entered the Army in 1943 as a
second lieutenant and was assigned to the Manhattan Engineer District as Area
Engineer on a medical research project at the University of Rochester. In
late 1944 he was assigned to the Manhattan District's research project in Oak
Ridge. After leaving the Army in July 1946 with the rank of Captain, Mr.
Armstrong continued as a civilian with the Research Division; later
transferring to the Oak Ridge Production Division of the Atomic Energy
Commission with it's establishment in January 1947. The Commission assumed
responsibility for the atomic energy programs. Mr. Armstrong was one of 170
employees who served the AEC during its entire 36 year history from 1947 to
1974. In 1947, he was named Assistant Director of the Production Division and
was appointed Director of that division in 1950. In 1957, he was named
Assistant Manager for Oak Ridge Operations and was promoted to Deputy Manager
in May, 1971, a position he held until his retirement in 1974. While having
broad responsibility in the administration of Oak Ridge Operations' many
research and production programs, Mr. Armstrong had prime responsibilities in
the administration of the AEC's uranium enrichment programs and was widely
recognized as one of the nation's experts in that field. He received the
AEC's Distinguished Service Award in 1974 for outstanding leadership and
major contributions to uranium enrichment and weapons fabrication programs.
He was also awarded the AEC's Award for Superior Performance in October 1956.
In addition to his work with the AEC, Mr. Armstrong served as a member of the
Board of Directors for the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge from 1969 to
1975 and from 1977 to 1982. He was also a member of the Board of
Commissioners, Oak Ridge Utility District for 13 years. Mr. Armstrong's first
wife, Ann McKee Armstrong and a son, Ray C. Armstrong, Jr. died earlier. Mr.
Armstrong is survived by: wife, Peggy W. Armstrong of Oak Ridge; daughter,
Dianne Armstrong Moore; son, Ralph E. Armstrong; granddaughter, Stephanie
Moore Jarvis, all of Atlanta, Ga.; 4 step-children, Edward D. Wilson of Oak
Ridge, Steven A. Wilson and Greg K. Wilson of Knoxville, Barbara Wilson
Pippin of Union, SC; 4 step grandchildren, Alex Pippin and Wilson Pippin of
Union, SC, and Brad Wilson and Laura Wilson of Knoxville. A memorial service
will be held Saturday, December 18, 1999 at 11 a.m. at the First United
Methodist Church with Rev. Ken Henderlight officiating. Memorials may be made
to the American Cancer Society, c/o Lee Costanzo, 103 Case Lane, Oak Ridge,
TN 37830 or to the First United Methodist Church, 1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike,
Oak Ridge, TN 37830. The family will receive friends in the parlor at the
church following the memorial service. Weatherford Mortuary of Oak Ridge in
charge of local arrangements.













































STEELE, ELMER EARL - age 90, of Clinton, passed away Tuesday, December 14,
1999, at the Briarcliff Health Care Center in Oak Ridge. He was a US Army
veteran. Elmer had worked at Magnet Mills in Clinton. He retired as a Steel
Worker from Youngstown Sheet & Tube in East Chicago, Ind. Preceded in death
by wife, May Steele; parents, Jeff & Annie Hendren Steele; sister, Hazel
Monroe; brother, Carl Steele. Elmer was born September 9, 1909 in Anderson
County. Survivors: daughter, Earlene and husband Bob White of Highland, Ind.;
grandsons, Robert White of Oklahoma, Randall White of Kansas, Richard White
of North Carolina; great grandchildren, Daniel White, William White, Alan
White, Brittney White, Kathryn White, Jennifer White; special friends, George
& Bonnie Henderson of Clinton. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, December 16, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. Graveside
service will be 1 p.m. Friday, December 17, at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton
with the Rev. Joe Bridges officiating. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home of Clinton
in charge of all arrangements.













STEPP, HELEN SMITH - age 75 of Clinton, passed away Tuesday December 14, 1999
at her residence. She was a member of Edgemore Baptist Church. Helen retired
as a Senior Analyst at the Y-12 Union Carbide & Martin Marietta Plant in Oak
Ridge for approximately 30 years. Preceded in death by husband, Robert "Bob"
Stepp; parents, Charles & Atlas Daugherty Smith. Survivors: sons, Mark K.
Stepp of Clinton, R. David Stepp & wife, Sandy of Clinton; sisters, Wilma
Jean Vowell of Kingston, Fay Golden of Kingston, Jane Copeland of Durman,
NC., Freddie Joan Bushaw of Denver, Col.; brothers, Jimmy Smith of Clinton,
Joe Smith of Clinton; grandchildren, Tonya Stepp & Austin Stepp; several
nieces & nephews and a host of friends. The family will receive friends from
6-7:30 p.m., Thursday December 16, 1999 with funeral services following at
7:30 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Mike Petty officiating. Interment will be
held 11 a.m. Friday, December 17, 1999, at McCarty-Woodhaven Memorial Gardens
in Claxton. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home of Clinton in charge of all
arrangements.

















Lewistown
Sentinel and appeared in the Daily News

MCVEYTOWN - Jenna M. Feathers, 19, 25 S. Queen St., McVeytown,
died at
2 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, 1999, in the emergency room of
Lewistown Hospital.
Born Oct. 20, 1980, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of Steven
R. and Susan
J. (Kauffman) Feathers of 25 S. Queen St., McVeytown.
Also surviving are: her fiance, Nicholas T. Traxler, Traxler
Lane, Longfellow;
maternal grandmother, Betty Kauffman, South Market Street,
McVeytown;
paternal grandfather, William E. Feathers, Ohesson Manor,
Lewistown; and a
great-uncle, William R. Booth, South Market Street, McVeytown.
She was a freshman at East Stroudsburg University.
She was a 1999 honor graduate of Lewistown Area High School,
where she
was a member of the four time District 6 Championship Girls
Basketball Teams
and the 1996-97 and the 1997-98 State Championship Girls
Basketball
Teams.
She was also a four-year member of the Lewistown Area High
School Girls
Soccer Teams, and a member of the National Honor Society.
She was twice listed in the Who's Who Among American High
School Students
and was the 1999 WCHX outstanding girls basketball player for
Mifflin County.
She was Methodist by faith.
She loved to draw and spend time with her friends.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McVeytown United
Methodist
Church, South Queen Street, McVeytown, with the Rev. Marian E.
Hartman
officiating. Interment will be in Mattawana Cemetery,
McVeytown.
Family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at
Harshbarger Funeral
Home, 3 S. Market St., McVeytown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jenna M. Feathers
Memorial
Scholarship Fund, c/o Kish Bank, P.O. Box 346, McVeytown, PA
17051.










































BELLEVILLE - Ruth E. Yoder, 99, Valley View Haven, Belleville,
formerly of
Allensville, died at 12:40 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 1999, at
Lewistown Hospital.
Born Oct. 8, 1900, in Kalona, Iowa, she was a daughter of the
late Amos I. and
Salome A. (Yoder) Yoder. Her husband, Thomas B. Yoder, died
June 14,
1965.
Surviving are: children, Richard L. Yoder, Allensville, Mrs.
Vincent (Ruby)
Snyder of Goshen, Ind., and Mrs. Robert (Sara) Frey of
Elkhart, Ind.; brother,
Sanford A. Yoder, Goshen, Ind.; 17 grandchildren and 40
great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Arnold I. Yoder, on Dec.
25, 1991; five
sisters and two brothers.
She was a graduate of Goshen Academy and had attended Goshen
College.
She was employed as a school teacher and taught in Ohio and
Pennsylvania,
including a one-room schoolhouse in Brady Township.
She was a member of Otelia Mennonite Church, Mount Union RR.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley View
Haven Chapel,
Belleville, with the Rev. Galen Sharp and the Rev. Paul Bender
officiating.
Interment will be in Allensville Mennonite Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Donald E. Baggus
Funeral Home,
Belleville.
Memorial contributions may be made to: the Mennonite Board of
Missions,
Elkhart, IN 46541.

































Name: Clair W. ALLISON; Iron worker, member of local union 404
Age: 84
Address: Blairs Mills
Date of birth: 12/10/1914
Location born: East Waterford
Date of death: 12/4/1999
Father: Howard W. ALLISON
Mother: Lilly M. (ARMSTRONG) ALLISON
Spouse: Martha (CLAYTON) ALLISON
Surviving children: Clyde, Clair, Dean, Robert and Donald
ALLISON, Dorothy HUTCHINSON; 17 grandchildren; 18 great
grandchildren
Surviving siblings:
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings: William ALLISON
Interment: Shade Valley Cemetery, Richvale














Name: June E. GRAY; Retired from PSU
Age: 96
Address: University Park Nursing Center, State College
Date of birth: 12/19/1902
Location born: Halfmoon twp., Centre county
Date of death: 12/5/1999
Father: John I. GRAY
Mother: Nancy (WOODRING) GRAY
Spouse:
Surviving children: Jack GRAY Sr., Richard L. and Rodman
RODGERS; 10 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 1
great-great grandson
Surviving siblings:
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings: 2 sisters and 4 brothers
Interment: Grays Cemetery, Halfmoon twp.














Name: Edward J. HOEY; US Navy Veteran
Age: 75
Address: Porter twp., Huntingdon county
Date of birth: 7/23/1924
Location born: Philadelphia
Date of death: 12/4/1999
Father: John L. HOEY
Mother: Elizabeth (GALLAGHER) HOEY
Spouse:
Surviving children: Nancy KOUBA; 3 grandchildren
Surviving siblings: William M. HOEY, Elizabeth TRAVIS
Deceased children: Edward F. HOEY
Deceased siblings: Daniel and Leo HOEY, Margaret KANE
Interment:












Name: John M. SVITANA; WWII Veteran
Age: 82
Address: Hopewell
Date of birth: 5/20/1917
Location born: Six Mile Run
Date of death: 12/3/1999
Father: Andrew SVITANA
Mother: Elizabeth (MAJORS) SVITANA
Spouse: Ada (O'NEIL) SVITANA
Surviving children: Christopher SVITANA; 2 grandsons
Surviving siblings: Jacob and Paul SVITANA, Mary TINMAN, Rose
ALTOBELLI
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings: Annie TINMAN, Susan GROSSE
Interment: Ave Maria Cemetery, Dudley













Name: Wilford G. CORNELIUS; Former owner of Kenmar Hotel
Age: 87
Address: Saltillo
Date of birth: 4/10/1912
Location born: Saltillo
Date of death: 12/6/1999
Father: Beaver CORNELIUS
Mother: Alma (GREEN) CORNELIUS
Spouse: Erma E. (CHILCOAT) CORNELIUS, deceased 8/17/1997
Surviving children:
Surviving siblings: Nancy STARR
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings: Edwin CORNELIUS
Interment: IOOF Cemetery, Cromwell twp.












Name: Anna A. ESTEP; First UGW Union president, taxi cab owner
Age: 84
Address: Woodland Retirement Center, Orbisonia; formerly of
Mount Union
Date of birth: 11/18/1915
Location born: Mount Union
Date of death: 12/7/1999
Father: Stefan SVRCEK
Mother: Maria (SUCHANEC) SVRCEK
Spouse: Harold S. "Red" ESTEP, deceased 3/22/1996
Surviving children: Harold S. ESTEP Jr., Donna A. SCHICKLING;
7 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 2 great-great
grandchildren
Surviving siblings: Verna CROFCHECK, Susan DRAKE, Paul SVRCEK
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings: Eva WILK, Margaret GARDENER, Verna, Mary
and Pauline (twin infants), John, Joseph, Steven I and Steven
II SVRCEK
Interment: Mount Union Cemetery

















Name: Emmett Lewis HARDY; US Navy Veteran
Age: 67
Address: Mount Union
Date of birth: 5/28/1932
Location born: Allenport
Date of death: 12/2/1999
Father: William H. HARDY
Mother: Margaret A. (GROVE) HARDY
Spouse:
Surviving children: Sharon "Cricket" BROWN, Martin GRUBB,
Margaret WARD; 4 grandchildren
Surviving siblings: Janice M. SCOTT
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings: William R., Edward and Donald HARDY, Gladys
ALESI, Anna PAINTER
Interment: Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery














Name: Roscoe M. "Ross" DICK; Saxton native
Age: 66
Address: North Versailles, formerly Saxton
Date of birth:
Location born: Saxton
Date of death: 11/27/1999
Father: Daniel DICK
Mother: Mary Ann (GUTHRIDGE) DICK
Spouse: Shirley A. (PHILPOT) DICK
Surviving children: Tracy CHESLOCK, Vicki GREAVES, Tammy
RUPPRIGHT, Elmer, Larry, Carla and Sherry DICK; numerous
grandchildren
Surviving siblings: Emma WEIMERT, Iva PEMBROOKE, Martha
HENNESSEY, Kenneth and Edgar DICK, Violet COFFMAN
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings: Grace HARRIS, Elmer, Carl, Marlin and Dean
DICK
Interment:
















Name: Louis K. DRENNING; WWII Veteran
Age: 74
Address: Harrisonville
Date of birth: 10/26/1925
Location born: Six Mile Run
Date of death: 12/8/1999
Father: Carl DRENNING
Mother: Agnes (WHITE) DRENNING
Spouse: Thelma (EDWARDS) DRENNING
Surviving children: Dale L. DRENNING
Surviving siblings: Glenn, Arthur, Clyde, Carl and Robert
DRENNING, Wanda YINGLING
Deceased children: David DRENNING
Deceased siblings: Norman and Donald DRENNING, Donna DIEHL
Interment: Fairview Cemetery, Harrisonville













Name: Ralph J. DEAN; US Army veteran
Age: 77
Address: Huntingdon RD#1
Date of birth: 1/2/1922
Location born: Trough Creek Valley
Date of death: 12/8/1999
Father: Gardie DEAN
Mother: Hilda (WATKINS) DEAN
Spouse: Violet I. (RINKER) DEAN
Surviving children: Loraine SWANGER, Fern A. DEAN; 6
grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren
Surviving siblings: Gerald DEAN, Evelyn EDWARDS, Mae NORRIS,
Marie HALL, Bernice LOGUE
Deceased children: Harold DEAN
Deceased siblings:
Interment: Huntingdon Memorial Gardens














Name: Hiram J. NORRIS; Retired from Reeves Parvin Co.
Age: 89
Address: Hesston RD#1
Date of birth: 3/12/1910
Location born: Penn twp., Huntingdon county
Date of death: 12/8/1999
Father: Emmanuel NORRIS
Mother: Catherine (WAGNER) NORRIS
Spouse: Thelma Mae (DEAN) NORRIS
Surviving children: Dewayne, Richard, Edward, Larry and Gloria
NORRIS; 11 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren
Surviving siblings: Olive GARNER, Harriet McCALL, Lillian
HURLEY, Philip, Donald and Homer NORRIS
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings: Chalmer and William NORRIS
Interment: White Church Cemetery, Hesston














Name: Boyd Gerald ANDERSON; well known Southern Huntingdon
county businessman
Age: 77
Address: Three Springs
Date of birth: 11/23/1922
Location born: Springfield twp.
Date of death: 12/9/1999
Father: Guard ANDERSON
Mother: Olive (FERNBERG) ANDERSON
Spouse: Thelma Belle (PARK) ANDERSON, deceased 11/10/1999
Surviving children: Wayne B., Ronald L. and R. George
ANDERSON, F. Barbara KEEBAUGH; 10 grandchildren; 13 great
grandchildren
Surviving siblings: Pauline LOCKE, Vaunlee CLINE, Norman and
Charles ANDERSON
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings: 2 brothers and 3 sisters
Interment: Walnut Grove Cemetery, Three Springs
















Name: Mary R. ANSELL; Homemaker
Age: 71
Address: Three Springs RR#1
Date of birth: 10/10/1926
Location born: Huntingdon
Date of death: 12/10/1999
Father: Domenic CENTI
Mother: Madeline (DUDASH) CENTI
Spouse: Harry C. ANSELL
Surviving children: Irene M. KRAMER, Harry C. ANSELL Jr.
Surviving siblings: August, Domenic Joe and Wally CENTI,
Eleanor C. ANSELL
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings:
Interment: Three Springs Cemetery













Name: Helen M. "Kitty" NEWCOMBE; Active community leader
Age: 88
Address: Sunbury, formerly of Huntingdon
Date of birth: 8/9/1911
Location born: Piney, Blair County
Date of death: 12/9/1999
Father: John TRIMBLE
Mother: Margaret (PEIGHTAL) TRIMBLE
Spouse: John William NEWCOMBE, deceased 5/12/1992
Surviving children: Mary Lee FREAR, Jane N. HAWN; 5
grandchildren; 6 great grandsons
Surviving siblings:
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings: 2 brothers and 3 sisters
Interment: Huntingdon Memorial Gardens













Name: Alice R. DAUGHERTY; Retired from Quality Mfg.
Age: 92
Address: New Cumberland, formerly of Dudley
Date of birth: 10/26/1907
Location born: New Castle
Date of death: 12/10/1999
Father: Joseph HITE
Mother: Agnes (PRICE) HITE
Spouse: Daniel E. DAUGHERTY, deceased 4/14/1979
Surviving children: Joan SWEGER, Marilyn FOOR, Mary LAMPRUY; 7
grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren
Surviving siblings: Mary GRAFFIOUS, Helen SMITH, Thelma AMICK,
Betty WILSON
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings: 4 brothers and 3 sisters
Interment: Protestant Cemetery, Dudley














Name: Sandra YOCUM; Sang for many local weddings
Age: 64
Address: Logan twp., Huntingdon county
Date of birth: 3/11/1935
Location born: Huntingdon
Date of death: 12/10/1999
Father: Edgar ETNIER
Mother: Gladys (SHAVER) ETNIER
Spouse: William Francis YOCUM
Surviving children: Randall, David and Wallace YOCUM; 5
grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren
Surviving siblings: Carlton ETNIER
Deceased children:
Deceased siblings:
Interment: Alexandria Presbyterian Cemetery

















From The Knoxville News Sentinel 10 Dec 1999

SHERWOOD, ROY - age 92, of Andersonville, passed away Tuesday, December 7,
1999 at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. For many years, Roy was a
popular & colorful employee of the Museum of Appalachia of Norris where he
helped with the farm, gardens & mowing of the grounds & pastures. Mr.
Sherwood was a native of Bethel Valley near the Anderson-Roane County line,
an area acquired by the government in 1943 for the building of Oak Ridge.
Preceded in death by parents, John & Vicey Sherwood; sons, Jackie & Bill
Sherwood; daughter, Judy Littleton; grandson, Kenneth Roach; sisters, Sephie
Stringfield & Elscie Sherwood; brothers, John, Harvey, Elmer, Ed, & Lonnie
Sherwood. Survivors: wife, Ethel Bailey Sherwood of Andersonville; daughters
& sons-in-law, Gwen & Frank Littleton of Clinton, Sue & Greg Moore of
Heiskell; sons & daughters-in-law, Ancil & Mary Sherwood of Clinton, Donnie &
Edna Sherwood of Knoxville; son, Kenneth Sherwood of Andersonville;
daughter-in-law, Geraldine Sherwood of Andersonville; son-in-law, David
Littleton of Clinton; brother, Homer Sherwood of Clinton; 10 grandchildren; 5
great grandchildren; and a host of friends. The family will receive friends
6-8 p.m. Friday, December 10, 199 at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton
with funeral service following at 8 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Darrell
Griffin and Rev. Ernest Wright officiating with eulogy by John Rice Irwin.
Interment will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, December 11, 1999 in Bethel Valley
Baptist Church Cemetery in Oak Ridge. Pallbearers will be Mr. Sherwood's
grandsons. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home of Clinton in charge of all
arrangements.

























The Bryan Democrat March 9, 1876, and thought it
might be useful to someone.

THOMAS - Near Melbern on Tuesday February 29th, 1876 at 7 o'clock, P. M.,
Rebecca THOMAS, aged 96 years, 6 months and 12 days. Mrs. THOMAS was one of the
pioneers of Ohio. She was born in Bedford, Bedford Co., Penn.; moved to Ohio in
1809, and lived in the first house built on the site of New Philadelphia,
Tuscarawas county. She came to Williams county in 1844, and remained here until
her death. She was a devoted and consistent member of the Lutheran Church from
her youth, and died in the full hope of a blissful immortality. - J. N.









All are from Monroe Times. Pub date listed on most. First batch:
Obit of Gerald Lee KUBLY [excerpts]
Gerald Lee Kubly, 43, Indianapolis IN, native of Monroe, died Wed 16 March
1988...in Indianapolis...was born in Monroe 25 Jan 1945, the son of Leon &
Enid (BAYRHOFFER) KUBLY...married the former Carole BUEHLER of Monroe 27 Dec
1967 in St John's United Church of Christ...veteran of the Vietnam War, he
served as captain in the US Army Signal Corps...honorable discharge
1972...taught music & drama in the Warren Twp School System in Indianapolis
for six yrs...national sales manager for Beveled Glass Designs in
Indianapolis...former music director of Civic Theater and Carmel Old School
Home Players...past deacon and was baritone soloist in Second Presbyterian
Church in Indianapolis of which he was a member. Surviving are his wife,
Carole, two daughters, Jennifer Elizabeth, 14, and Valerie Megan, 10, his
parents, Mr & Mrs Leon KUBLY, Monroe, and a sister, Barbara BRUNCKHORST, Penn
Valley CA...Memorial services Sat [19 Mar 1988] at Second Presbyterian
Church...7700 North Meridian, Indianapolis IN 46260...KUBLY home address is
87 East 87th St, Indianapolis IN 46240
--
Obit of Fred DUERST [excerpts]
Fred D. Duerst, 93, Madison [WI], died Thurs 21 Apr 1988...in Madison. The
son of Melchior & Ursula (HEFTY) DUERST, he was born 7 July 1894 in New
Glarus [WI]. He married Goldie OLSON 23 Jan 1919 at the Swiss Church in New
Glarus. They farmed until their retirement in 1962, when they moved to New
Glarus. Since 1975, the DUERSTs made their home in Madison. Survivors
include his wife, Goldie, in Madison, one daughter, Julia ANDERSON, Argyle
[WI], four grandchildren & eight great grandchildren. He was preceded...by
two sisters, Barbara JONES and Rosa WILT, and his brother, William DUERST.
Funeral services were today [25 Apr 1988] at the Swiss United Church of
Christ, New Glarus, with the Rev Fritz WEST officiating. Burial was in the
Swiss Church Cemetery in New Glarus.
---------
Obit of Emma (KUBLY) BALTZER [excerpts]
Mrs. Emma BALTZER, 93, Monroe [WI], died Wed 18 May 1988 at Pleasant View
Nrsg Home. Before entering the nrsg home she had made her home with her
daughter, Kathryn HARTWIG, 2424 Eighth Ave, Monroe. Mrs. BALTZER was born 21
Aug 1894 in Clarno Twp to Oswald & Minnie (SCHULER) KUBLY. She married Fred
BLEILER in 1913...Ray BALTZER 1 May 1947...was a lifelong Monroe area
resident...Survivors include two daughters, Mrs Bernard (Kathryn) HARTWIG of
Monroe and Mrs Paul (Ruth) WUETHRICH of rural Monroe; three grandchildren and
five great grandchildren. She was the last of her family. She was preceded
in death by both her husbands, a great grandson, Aaron WUETHRICH, a sister,
Kathryn BRANDT, and four brothers, Henry, William, Fred, and David KUBLY.
Funeral services...Fri [20 May 1988] at Shriner-Neushwander Funeral Home with
the Rev Michael CAMPBELL of Clarno-Staver United Methodist Churches
officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe.
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Obit of Harris K. WITTENWYLER [excerpts]
Harris K. WITTENWYLER, 73, W4498 Wittenwyler Rd, Mount Pleasant Twp,
Monticello [WI], died Sat 16 Apr 1988 at St Clare Hospital [Monroe WI]. Born
3 March 1915 in Monticello, he was the son of Walter and Lydia (KUBLY)
WITTENWYLER. He graduated from Monticello HS in 1932. His marriage to the
former Ruth H. POOR took place 7 Feb 1945 at Fort Knox KY. Mr. WITTENWYLER
entered the service 6 Nov 1941 at Fort Sheridan and served as a Private 1st
class at Fort Knox where he was a mechanic and instructor. He was discharged
16 Nov 1945. He was a mechanic for Krieg & Zurbuchen in Monticello until
1950, when he moved to Mount Pleasant and farmed on the home farm. He was a
member of the Zwingli United Church of Christ, Monticello. Survivors include
his wife, Ruth, his mother, Lydia K. WITTENWYLER at the New Glarus Home,
three sons, Kurt, Mark, and Wade, all of Monticello, and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father 21 Jan 1982. Funeral services...Wed
[20 Apr 1988] at the Zwingli United Church of Christ with the Rev Erwin H.
PEGEL officiating. Burial in Highland Cemetery, Monticello...

Obit of Clarence G. OTT [excerpts] - publication date: Mon 12 Dec 1988
Clarence G. OTT, 82, 1523 Bruner St, Rockford [IL], died Sat [10 Dec 1988] in
Rockford. Born 26 July 1906 in Clarno Twp, Green Co [WI], he was the son of
George C. & Lena (SPLINTER) OTT. He married the former Hazel L. HARE 9 June
1928 in Rockford. Formerly of Monroe, Mr OTT lived in Rockford for 63 yrs
and was the owner-operator of the OTT Trucking Co, an auto transport firm,
for 36 yrs. He was a former member of the Rockford Germania Club. Survivors
include his wife, Hazel, two daughters, Dorothy Jean MONTALBANO of Scottsdale
AZ, and Betty L. HAWKINS of Glen Ellyn IL, a sister, Edna KUBLY of Monroe,
seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death
by his parents and a brother, Leonard. Graveside services...Thurs [15 Dec
1988] at Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe, with the Rev Ralph FAISST of St John's
United Church of Christ officiating...
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Obit of Wilma M. (BURKHALTER) WENGER [excerpts] - pub date 12 Dec 1988
Mrs Wilma M. WENGER, 70, of 115 Stephenson St, Cedarville [IL], died Fri 9
Dec 1988 at Freeport [IL] Memorial Hospital. The former Wilma BURKHALTER,
she was born 20 Sept 1918 in Sylvester Twp, Green Co [WI] to Fred & Mathilda
(MEINEN) BURKHALTER. She attended Buckskin Rural School. She married Robert
C. WENGER 25 Jan 1939 in Dubuque IA. He died 1 Nov 1987. They farmed in
Jefferson, Blanchardville and Sylvester Twps, moving to the Cedarville area
in 1964, where she had lived since. She was employed at Structo
Manufacturing Co, Freeport, and was a member of St John's United Church of
Christ, Monroe. She is survived by three sons, LaVerne of Monroe, Garry of
Cedarville, and Wayne of Monticello; two daughters, Mrs. David (Sue) ETHRIDGE
of Monroe, and Mrs. Thomas (Judy) O'DAY of Rockford; two brothers, Lloyd
BURKHALTER of Arena and Harry BURKHALTER of Blue Mounds; three sisters, Hilda
GOECKS, Gertrude GOECKS, and Lillian LEHR, all of Monroe; 20 grandchildren
and five great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded
in death by her father in 1958, her mother in 1985, a brother, Roy
BURKHALTER; a sister, Helen KUBLY, and a grandson, Wayne WENGER. Funeral
services...Tues [13 Dec 1988] at Necomer Funeral Home, Monroe, with the Rev
Dr. Arthur ELLERSIECK, pastor of St John's United Church of Christ,
officiating. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe...
































Obit of Waldo A. KEMPFER [excerpts] - pub date 5 Jan 1989
Waldo A. KEMPFER, 82, New Glarus [WI] , died Wed 4 Jan 1989 at St Clare
Hospital. The son of Frederick & Rose (WERNER) KEMPFER, he was born 18 Oct
1906 in Verona Twp, Dane Co. On 11 Aug 1927 he married the former Anna B.
HEFTY at Verona. The couple farmed in Primrose Twp, Dane Co, and then in New
Glarus Twp, Green Co, until 1971, when they moved to New Glarus. Mr KEMPFER
was a member of Swiss United Church of Christ in New Glarus and the Alpine
Club. Survivors include his wife, Anna, New Glarus; two brothers, Gilman and
Lloyd, both of Madison; six sisters, Mrs. Clara HEFTY of Verona, Mrs. Edna
SCHNEIDER of Fort Atkinson, and Mrs. Hilda SELJE, Mrs Gladys HARRISON, Mrs
Rose HUBER, and Mrs. Viola HOLSTEIN, all of Madison; five grandchildren and
12 great grandchildren. Preceding him in death were a son, Clifford, 26 Oct
1969; and seven brothers & sisters, Laura and Vernon in infancy, Jose, Fred,
Wilbert, Marion, and Alvin. Funeral services Sat [7 Jan 1989] at Swiss
United Church of Christ. The Rev William KOEHLER and the Rev E. W. GUINTHER
will officiate. Burial in the Swiss Church Cemetery, New Glarus...














Obit of John K. KERNEN [excerpts] - pub date 30 Nov 1988
John K. KERNEN, 88, 513 12th Ave New Glarus [WI], formerly of Monroe, did Wed
30 Nov 1988 in...New Glarus...born in Diemtigen, Canton Bern, Swit 28 Feb
1900...was the son of Rudy and Rosa (TEUSCHER) KERNEN...came to US Dec 1920,
settling in Green Co...[married] Hilda KLASSY...18 Feb 1926 in Swiss United
Church Christ, New Glarus...was a cheesemaker in Green Co area...made cheese
last at Pleasant Valley Factory in Jordan Twp...then farmed in Mount Pleasant
Twp...1945 to 1955 when retired, moving to Monroe. After death of wife 18
Feb 1981...moved to New Glarus to reside at home of son, Clarence...was
member of St John's United Church of Christ in Monroe and former member of
the Monroe Swiss Club and Green Co Farm Bureau...survived by a daughter, Mrs.
Everette (Lucille) RUPNOW, Monroe; two sons, Clarence of New Glarus and Edwin
of Monticello; a brother Arnold and two sisters, Martha SURY and Hulda
SCHUCHTER, all of Wimmis, Swit; 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren. In
addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by four brothers.
Funeral...Sat...in Monroe. Rev Dr. Arthur ELLERSIECK of St John's United
Church of Christ will Officiate. Interment...in Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe...















[This one is Lafayette Co WI]
Obit of Ernest N. WEISKIRCHER [excerpts] - pub date 2 June 1988
Ernest N. WEISKIRCHER, 73, Shullsburg, died Wed 1 June 1988...Cuba City...was
born 30 May 1915 in Lafayette Co to Joseph & Mary Elizabeth (HEIME)
WEISKIRCHER...married Eliza Jane BLACK in 1940...lifelong Shullsburg area
farmer...survived by a son, John WEISKIRCHER of Shullsburg; three stepsons,
Jim & Bob KING of Shullsburg & Howard KING of Apple River; a brother, Ambrose
WEISKIRCHER of Shullsburg; a sister, Mr. Clara SCOTT of Shullsburg; 18
grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren...preceded...by his wife in 1986, two
brothers & four sisters. Funeral...Fri [3 June 1988] at St Matthew's
Catholic Church, Shullsburg, with the Rev James R. LINS officiating., Burial
in Evergreen Cemetery, Shullsburg...










Obit of Mrs A. Henry KUBLY (nee Caroline BACHLER) - pub date 30 Nov 1988
Mrs A. Henry (Caroline) KUBLY, 79, 1122 30th Ave, died Tues 29 nov 1988...[in
Monroe]...born 9 June 1909 in Worthington IA...daughter of Jacob & Anna
(KOHLER) BAEHLER...came to Monticello area as a child with her
family...[married] A. Henry KUBLY...6 Nov 1930 in Monticello...farmed in
Mount Pleasant Twp, rural Monticello, until retiring to Monroe in Jan of
1965...lifelong member of Zwingli United Church of Christ, Monticello.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Richard A. KUBLY Sr, Janesville; a
daughter Mrs Lee (Jean) PATTERSON, Brooklyn; a brother, Alfred BAEHLER, Rapid
City SD; a sister, Mrs Robert (Helen) WILLE, Madison; 5 grandchildren & 7
great grandchildren...preceded...by her father 10 Apr 1951 and her mother 24
Apr 1972. Funeral...Sat [3 Dec 1988] at Zwingli United Church of CHrist,
Monticello, with the Rev Erwin H. PEGEL officiating. Burial...Highland
Cemetery...














































































































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