Thursday, August 14, 2008

Obituary : Vivian Harting (1920-2000)

Source : Elwood, Indiana Call-Leader, October 27, 2000

Vivian "June" (Dailey) Harting, 80, of Elwood, died early today at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

Born July 7, 1920, in Elwood, she was the daughter of Marvin and Erma Hayes Dailey.

She married Kenneth Harting December 21, 1940.

She was a member of the Central Wesleyan Church.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, LeAnn McCormick of Manteno, Ill.; two brothers, Merrill Dailey of Anderson and Gene Dailey of Deer Lodge, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Judy Huntsberger; a son, Tim Harting; a brother, Warren Dailey and a sister Carol French.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Dunnichay Funeral Home, with the Rev. Matt Miller officiating. Burial will be in the Elwood City Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Wesleyan Church.

Obituary : Erma V. Dailey (1902-1949)

Source : Elwood, Indiana Call-Leader, November 2, 1949

Mrs. Erma Dailey Dies Tuesday At Her Farm Home

Mrs. Erma V. Dailey, 47, died at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday at her home on route 1 Elwood. She had been ill for several months.

Born near Frankton May 9, 1902, she was the daughter of John and Cora Reason Hays. She was married to Marvin Dailey.

Survivors besides the husband are a daughter, Mrs. June Harting, Elwood, and at home Carrol, Merrill, Warren, and Marvin. There are three grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Faye Adams, Covington, Ky., and two brothers, Ivan Hays, Newport, Ky., and Gerald Hays, Elwood.

Mrs. Dailey was a member of the Frankton Christian church.

The body was taken to Jackley funeral home where friends may call after 7 o'clock tonight.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Leonard Wright of Bluffton and Rev. Dee Henderson of Elwood officiating. Burial will be in the Huntsville cemetery.

Obituary : Virgil Lee Wright (1894-1972)

Source : Elwood, Indiana Call-Leader, Monday, March 27, 1972

Alexandria - Virgil Lee Wright, 77, route four, Alexandria, died Saturday at the Bradford nursing home following an extended illness.

He was a lifetime resident of Alexandria and had been a farmer in the Alexandria area.

He was married in 1915, his wife, Edna, died in 1968.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Clara High and Mrs. Barbara Webster both of Alexandria; one son William of Alexandria; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Karl M. Kyle funeral home with the Rev. Edwin Clark officiating. Burial will be in the Park View cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. today.

Friday, August 08, 2008

Obituary : Elias Groendyke (1818-1906)

Through the help of the Elwood, IN Public Library, I was able to locate the obituary of my maternal 4th-great grandfather, Elias GROENENDYKE or GROENDYKE.

Source : Elwood, IN Call-Leader, Friday, May 25, 1906

Died at Greenville

Elias Groendyke, an early settler of Pipecreek township, and fir [sic] many years living near Frankton, who removed to Ohio, some time ago, died at Greenville. He was an old timer of this county and taught school many years, pioneers of the present day being his pupils. He was the father of the first wife of Tom Moore: of htis [sic] city. The funeral took place today as [sic] Greenville.