Location: Flat Rock Indiana

McQueen, Leonard – Obituary

Leonard R. McQueen, 79, Flat Rock, Washington Township retired farmer, died Wednesday [September 13, 1972]. Major Hospital patient since Feb. 4. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Bartholomew County native, lived in the Flat Rock community most of his life. Member of the Flat Rock United Methodist Church, a 50 year member of Camon Lodge 343, F. and A.M., at Clifford, and a member of the Flat Rock Citizens Committee. Ewing Mortuary with the Rev. Ray Bozell officiating. Burial will be in Flat Rock Cemetery. Born Sept. 15, 1892, s/o Alfred Jefferson and Laura (Reed) McQueen. Survivors: 1 daughter, Mrs. Garnet (DeVone) Hamilton, Flat Rock; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Hallard (Mary) Conner, Edinburg; and Mrs. Alvin (Edith) Coons, Flat Rock; 1 brother, Harley McQueen, Lebanon. Three brothers and two sisters preceded in death. Contributed by: Shelli...

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McQueen, Floyd E. – Obituary

Floyd E. McQueen, 56-year-old widely known Shelby county resident, died at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday [April 29, 1947] at the Major hospital. His death was caused by an embolism. Mr. McQueen, whose home was in Washington township, near Flat Rock, was born in Bartholomew county on July 20, 1890, a son of Alfred J. and Laura (Reed) McQueen. In 1920 he was married to Izetta Nading at Flat Rock, and she survives with two sons, A. J. McQueen, of Flat Rock, and Al McQueen, at home. Also surviving are a grandson, Alfred J. McQueen; four sisters and three brothers, Mrs. Alvin Coons and Miss Josephine McQueen, of Knightstown; Mrs. Hazel Wilson, of near Flat Rock; Mrs. Hallard Conner, of near Edinburg; Leonard and Lester McQueen, both of near Flat Rock, and Harley McQueen, of Lebanon. Deceased had resided in the Flat Rock vicinity for about 15 years. He attended the Terre Haute Teachers College and early in life he taught school in Bartholomew county for 10 years. Later he was affiliated with the Lowe Brothers Paint Co., of Ohio, and the Burdsal Paint Co., of Indianapolis. He retired to his farm in Washington township several years ago. He was a member of the Masonic lodge of Hope. Funeral services will be conducted at the Flat Rock Methodist Church on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock (DST), with the Rev. S. J....

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Nading, Goldie May Parks – Obituary

Mrs. Walter (Golda) Nading died at her home in Flat Rock Sunday afternoon [January 12, 1919] at 1:30 o’clock. Her death was caused by influenza, with which she had suffered for one week. Mrs. Nading was 29 years old and has been a resident of Flat Rock for six years. Before her marriage to Mr. Nading her home was in Marion, Indiana. She leaves her husband, two little girls, age five and two, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Parks, of Marion, Indiana, four brothers, three in service and one sister. The funeral services will be held at her late home in Flat Rock Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock, Rev. J. L. Meyer will officiate. The body will be taken to Marion, Indiana where short funeral services will be held Wednesday and interment will be made in Marion Cemetery. The Shelbyville Republican, January 13, 1919 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Wasson, Elva McClintic Nading – Obituary

Mrs. Elva Wasson, wife of Otis Wasson of Flat Rock, died at the W. S. Major hospital at 10:40 o’clock this morning [January 5, 1950]. She had been in a serious condition since becoming ill three weeks ago. A native of Newbern, Mrs. Wasson had resided in Shelby county since childhood. She was born in 1880 and was the daughter of Elisha and Nellie (Parks) McClintic. Her marriage to Mr. Wasson took place in September 1946. Surviving with the husband are four children, Mrs. Grace Emerick, Ralph Nading and Lloyd Harrell of Flat Rock and Mrs. Iva Mae Harris of Muskegon, Michigan. Also surviving are four grandchildren and one brother, Wallace McClintic of Indianapolis. A sister, Mrs. Grace Wertz, died recently. Mrs. Wasson was a member of the Lewis Creek Methodist Church and funeral rites will be held there Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at the Patterson Cemetery in charge of the Murphy Mortuary. Friends may call at the mortuary after noon Friday. The Shelbyville News, January 5, 1950 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Nading, John – Obituary

John Nading, of Flat Rock, died at his residence this morning [September 27, 1888], aged 45 years. He was born April 12, 1843 in Flat Rock Township, Bartholomew Co., the son of Milton and Mary Nading. Lost his father at age 18 years. Married Miss Nora V. Warner Dec. 21, 1871 at Flat Rock, 3 children born. Buried St. George Cemetery. Date of Death: September 27, 1888 BIO: John Nading is one of the men who, though still a young man, has made, so to speak a success in life already, and ranks among the most successful business men of this county. He was born in Flat Rock Township, Bartholomew Co., April 12, 1843, being the oldest son of Milton and Mary (Snyder) Nading. His father, a native of North Carolina, came to Bartholomew Co. in 1836; his mother from the same State, in 1834. They were married, and lived in Bartholomew Co. until his father’s death, which took place in 1861. His mother still lives in Bartholomew Co., with her son Simon. John’s chances for education were small, though he has acquired a good business education, chiefly obtained from intercourse with the world. At the age of 18, he lost his father, and, being the oldest of the family, the chief care devolved upon him. He remained at home four years after this, and up to that time...

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Nading, Sonora Nora Veranda Warner – Obituary

Sonora Veranda, daughter of Martin and Mary Anne Warner, was born May 16, 1853. Died Sunday Evening at 7:30 June 10, 1923, age 70 years and 25 days. She was married to John Nading December 21, 1871. He passed away September 27, 1888. To this union were born six children, Harry, Walter, Ralph, Gertrude, Martin, and Grant. Ralph died in 1886 at the age of 6 years. Gertrude, the only daughter, died at Topeka, Kansas in 1891 at the age of 10. Grant died in 1886 at 1 year of age. She leaves the three sons, ten grandchildren, one great grandchild, a sister, Mrs. Sarah Porter, many friends and co-workers in her Christian life who will cherish her memory. All her life has been lived in this County (Shelby) except a few years in Topeka, Kansas and one and one half years in ’98 and ’99 when doing missionary work in India. She united with the church in early girlhood and at the time of her death was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church at Lewis Creek, Indiana. During her life she was an active church worker and Missionary. She was ever anxious that the Gospel Story reach those in the far away lands an in the poor and lonely ways of life. While in India she used her own funds to construct a Missionary Home near Calcutta....

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Nading, Harry John – Obituary

Harry J. Nading, age about sixty years, native of Flat Rock, and a resident of Shelby county the greater part of his life, died Monday night [November 9, 1931] at seven o’clock at his home in St. Louis Crossing, Bartholomew county. His death was caused by pneumonia and a heart attack and followed an illness of one day less than a week. Mr. Nading was the manager of the Central States Grain Corporation grain elevator at St. Louis Crossing at the time of his death. He had lived there about two years. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Nading and had been born at Flat Rock. He was engaged in the grain business in Flat Rock for a number of years and also was in the same business at Morristown, before going to St. Louis Crossing. Mr. Nading was a member of the M.E. Church at Morristown, having transferred his membership there from Flat Rock. He was a member of the Masonic lodge at Norristown, and Knights of Pythias at Flat Rock. Surviving are the widow Ella Nading; two daughters, Mrs. Floyd [Izetta] McQueen, of Shelbyville and Mrs. Odetta Parrish, of St. Louis Crossing, and two brothers, Walt and Martin Nading, of Flat Rock Funeral services will be conducted at the home at 1:30 o’clock Wednesday afternoon. Burial will be in the Flat Rock cemetery. The...

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Nading, Eleanor ‘Ella’ Mount – Obituary

Mrs. Eleanor (Ella) Nading, 83, died at Madison State Hospital Sunday, March 13, 1960. Ill for several years and death due to complications. Long-time resident of Flat Rock. Widow of Harry J. Nading, to whom she was married in 1893 and who preceded in death in 1931; he was a widely known grain dealer in Flat Rock many years. Born October 30, 1876, at St. Louis Crossing, d/o William and Mary Mount. Surviving: two daughters, Mrs. Izetta McQueen of Flat Rock, R.R. and Mrs. Odetta Parrish of Flat Rock, four grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Carl Reed of Columbus and Mrs. Edna Hupp of Indianapolis, and one brother, Clyde Mount of Columbus. Member of the Flat Rock Methodist Church and the pastor of that church, at funeral services to be held at the Ewing Mortuary Wednesday; Rev. George Curtis, of Flat Rock Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Flat Rock cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Nading, Walter Raymond – Obituary

Walter R. Nading, age 67, lifelong resident of Shelby County, dropped dead while at work Friday at the elevator in Lewis Creek. He had been in failing health and a heart attack was the cause of death. Mr. Nading was born in Shelby County in 1877, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Nading. He had spent his entire life in the Flat Rock and Lewis Creek communities. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Norristown. Survivors include four children; Mrs. H.O. Emerick and Ralph Nading, of Lewis Creek; Mrs. Choice Bartlett, of Brook, and Mrs. Madge Swinford, of near Hope. Also surviving is a brother, Martin Nading, of Flat Rock. Five grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the Flat Rock Methodist Church. Burial in charge of Loren H. Murphy will be in the St. George Cemetery. Friends may call at the Murphy funeral home after 4:00 p.m. today and until the hour of the services. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Nading, Wesley – Obituary

Funeral services for Wesley Nading, former resident of the Flat Rock community, whose death occurred at Indianapolis yesterday [June 9, 1933], had not been completed today, pending word from a daughter, Mrs. William Marsh, of Detroit. The body was brought to the Charles M. Ewing funeral chapel yesterday from Indianapolis. Mr. Nading at the time of death was 74 years of age. He leaves several nieces and nephews in this City. The Shelbyville Republican, June 10, 1933 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Cropper, William E. – Obituary

William E. Cropper, 76 years old, died at 5:30 o’clock Saturday evening [May 2, 1936] while sitting in a chair at his home in Flat Rock. Dr. William R. Tindall, county coroner, stated that death was due to cerebral hemorrhage. Mr. Cropper had been in failing health for several months. The deceased was a prominent farmer of Washington township and was born in Shelby county June 23, 1860. His marriage to Miss Sarah Cherry, who passed away on August 9, 1928, took place on March 20, 1887. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Earl Shoaf, of near Lewis Creek, and Mrs. Leonard McQueen, of near Flat Rock; three grandchildren, one brother, Robert Cropper, of Fenns Station, and two half-sisters in California. The body was taken to the Morris H. Sleeth funeral home, where funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. The Rev. Ray Bozelle will officiate and burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery. Please omit flowers. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Cropper, Sarah E. Cherry – Obituary

The death of Mrs. Sarah E. Cropper, age 65, occurred at her home in Washington township, one mile south of Flat Rock at 4:20 o’clock this morning [August 9, 1928]. Mrs. Cropper had been ill since March suffering from heart disease and dropsy. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Cherry, Mrs. Cropper was born in this county June 18, 1863. She was married to William Cropper March 20, 1887. To this union four children were born, two of whom, Mrs. Meryl Shoaf of near Hope and Mrs. Breanious McQueen of near Flat Rock, survive. Mrs. Cropper is also survived by three grandchildren, two brothers, Stephan Cherry of this city and Charles Cherry of Kokomo. Mrs. Cropper was a member of the Flat Rock M. E. Church and of the Pythian Sisters of Flat Rock. Funeral services will be held at the home at two o’clock Saturday afternoon with the Rev. J. T. Thomas of Indianapolis, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Merritt Machlin. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in charge of Morris...

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Nading, Westley – Obituary

Body of Wesley Nading, Former County Resident, Brought Here Funeral services for Wesley Nading, former resident of the Flat Rock community, whose death occurred at Indianapolis yesterday [June 9, 1933], had not been completed today, pending word from a daughter, Mrs. William Marsh, of Detroit. The body was brought to the Charles M. Ewing Funeral Chapel yesterday from Indianapolis. Mr. Nading at the time of death was 74 years of age [June 9, 1933]. He leaves several nieces and nephews in this City. The Shelbyville Republican, June 10, 1933 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Obituary of Mary Snider Nading

The death of Mrs. Sarah E. Cropper, age 65, occurred at her home in Washington township, one mile south of Flat Rock at 4:20 o’clock this morning [August 9, 1928]. Mrs. Cropper had been ill since March suffering from heart disease and dropsy. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Cherry, Mrs. Cropper was born in this county June 18, 1863. She was married to William Cropper March 20, 1887. To this union four children were born, two of whom, Mrs. Meryl Shoaf of near Hope and Mrs. Breanious McQueen of near Flat Rock, survive. Mrs. Cropper is also survived by three grandchildren, two brothers, Stephan Cherry of this city and Charles Cherry of Kokomo. Mrs. Cropper was a member of the Flat Rock M. E. Church and of the Pythian Sisters of Flat Rock. Funeral services will be held at the home at two o’clock Saturday afternoon with the Rev. J. T. Thomas of Indianapolis, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Merritt Machlin. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in charge of Morris Sleeth. Contributed by: Shelli...

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McQueen, Leonard – Obituary

Leonard R. McQueen, 79, Flat Rock, Washington Township retired farmer, died Wednesday [September 13, 1972]. Major Hospital patient since Feb. 4. Bartholomew County native, lived in the Flat Rock community most of his life. Member of the Flat Rock United Methodist Church, a 50 year member of Camon Lodge 343, F. and A.M., at Clifford, and a member of the Flat Rock Citizens Committee. Ewing Mortuary with the Rev. Ray Bozell officiating. Burial will be in Flat Rock Cemetery. Born Sept. 15, 1892, s/o Alfred Jefferson and Laura (Reed) McQueen. Survivors: 1 daughter, Mrs. Garnet (DeVone) Hamilton, Flat Rock; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Hallard (Mary) Conner, Edinburg; and Mrs. Alvin (Edith) Coons, Flat Rock; 1 brother, Harley McQueen, Lebanon. Three brothers and two sisters preceded in death. Contributed by: Shelli...

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