Sunday, November 28, 2010

Sunday's Obituary : Emma Catherine (Leonhard) Haley (1866-1925)

Source: Mrs. Emma Catherine Haley obituary, Commercial-Review, Portland, Indiana, USA, July 17, 1925, page 1

HALEY RITES ARE TO BE HELD 2 P.M. SUNDAY

WIFE OF ANDREW F. HALEY, OF NOBLE TOWNSHIP, SUCCUMBS THURSDAY P.M.

AFTER LONG ILLNESS CAUSED BY DIABETES

Deceased Had been Resident of Jay County for Past Fifty-nine Years

Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Catherine Haley, 59, wife of Andrew F. Haley, who died at her home eight miles northeast of Portland yesterday afternoon, following a long illness of diabetes, will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Mt. Zion church, nine miles northeast of here.  Interment will be made in the Fort Recovery, Ohio, cemetery.

The deceased had been ailing for the past year and one-half and had been seriously ill for the past four weeks.

Mrs. Haley was born in Noble township, Jay county, February 8, 1866, daughter of John Philip and Christena (Theurer) Leonhard, the father being a native of Germany.

The following children survive: Dr. C.O. Haley, of Chicago; Mrs. Ernest Chalfant, of Portland, and the following brothers and sister, Jacob, George and Henry Leonard, of Noble township, Jay county; John, of Plymouth, Ind.; William, of Fort Recovery; Christena Leonhard, of Noble township, and Mrs. George Cull, of Noble township.  Three grandchildren also survive.


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Emma Catherine LEONHARD married Andrew Frank HALEY, son of George Washington and Mary Jane (SHERRICK) HALEY, on November 3, 1887 in Jay County, Indiana.


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