Gross, Dora Minnie Bowman – Obituary

Mrs. Dora Minnie Gross, 58, wife of John H. Gross, widely known resident of the county, died Wednesday evening at 7:10 o’clock at the family home, three and a half miles south of this city on the Hoosier highway, following a three months’ illness with complication of diseases. Mrs. Gross had been in a critical



Biography of Abraham Buckles Jetmore

Abraham Buckles Jetmore. The late Abraham Buckles Jetmore was one of the most forceful figures of the Kansas bar from the year 1878 until his death, March 1, 1908. During that period he gave his strength, mind, heart and talents to the upbuilding of his adopted city and state, and while engaged in discharging the



Biography of Amour Loriaux

Amour Loriaux. Among the alert and enterprising men who during the last several years have utilized the opportunities offered at Caney for business preferment and who have attained thereby success, is Amour Loriaux, whose career is typical of modern progress and advancement, and who as a man of affairs ranks among the leaders of the



Bowman, Edson Ross – Obituary

Edson R. Bowman, 64, who had lived in Sturgis and vicinity for the past 40 years, was the victim of a heart attack last night [August 7, 1944] on the Charles Seeb farm. Death, which occurred at eight o’clock, came after Mr. Bowman had desperately worked to prevent a grass fire from spreading on his



Bowman, Frank Athol – Obituary

Frank Athol Bowman, 65, died Sunday [March 25, 1951] afternoon in the Sturgis Memorial Hospital in Sturgis, where he had been admitted for treatment Saturday. He had been ill a long time. He was born in Hartford City, Ind., April 3, 1885, a son of Sylvester and Dorcas (Simonton) Bowman. He had been employed as



Ormsby, William Oliver – Obituary

William O. Ormsby, 89, died at 6:15 o’clock Friday evening [August 16, 1946] a his home, 4 ½ miles west of Colfax in the White Church neighborhood. He had been seriously ill for the past two months. Mr. Ormsby, prominent retired farmer, was born December 23, 1858, at Ashland, Kentucky. He was married in Crawfordsville,



Gross, John Henry – Obituary

John H. Gross, 77, for over a half century a resident of Blackford County, died Thursday night [September 28, 1939] at 10 o’clock at his home, four miles south of Hartford City on Slate Road 3. Mr. Gross’ death, attributed to heart disease, was the result of a two-day illness. While his health had been



Gross, Ira B. – Obituary

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Keplinger Chapel for Ira B. Gross, 86, a resident of Willow Hall Nursing Home who died there at 11:45 a.m. Thursday of complications. Dr. Roy Turley will officiate at the last rites and burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery. Friends may call at



Gross, Charles – Obituary

The brother of a Hartford City resident, Charles E. Gross, 83, Bluffton, suffered an apparent stroke and died early Wednesday morning at his residence. Born in Blackford County, he was a retired grain elevator operator. Survivors include his widow, Martha Gilbert Gross, two daughters, Mrs. Geraldine Pero, Flint, Mich., and Marilyn Gross, Bluffton; a son,



Fisher, Lovina Gross – Obituary

Mrs. Guy Fisher, 24, died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Gross, 4 miles south of town at 7 o’clock Friday morning of consumption with which she had been ill for the past year. Mrs. Fisher was born in this county October 16, 1888 and was married October 28, 1906 to



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