Sunday, May 08, 2011

Sunday's Obituary: Ferry Mae (Bickel) LeMaster (1891-1978)

Source: Commercial-Review, Portland, Indiana, July 21, 1978, page 10.

F. Mae LeMaster, 86, 539 W. Pearl St., Union City, a former resident of Salamonia, died Thursday evening at Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, after an extended illness.

Born Aug. 27, 1891 in Jay County, her parents were Simeon and Mary A. (Gillett) Bickel.  She was married Feb. 28, 1911 to Clarence LeMaster, who died Nov. 28, 1963.

Surviving are two sons, Kenneth LeMaster, RR 6, Portland, and Garth L. LeMaster, Portland; two daughters, Mrs. Glenn (Mary) Hummel, RR 6, Union City and Mrs. Glenn (Jean) Coby, Union City; one sister, Mrs. Elmer (Elma) Seightman, Union City, Ohio; 16 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.

Services are set for Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home, Portland.  Gene Moser, pastor of the Portland Friends Church, will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Salamonia Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Saturday.

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