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SCHMUHL, LOUIS M.
Louis M. Schmuhl, 78, of 1031 Princeton St., died
unexpectedly at 2 a.m. today at his residence. He was born April 11, 1895,
in Peoria, Ill. He married Vanessie Ann Vaughn, March 5, 1920, in Elkhart.
She survives with three sons, Louis W., Warren M., and Gerald B. (Burt),
all of Elkhart; five daughters, Mrs. Regina L. Jones and Mrs. Mildred M.
Snyder, both of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. John (Sarah Jane) Becker,
Ligonier, Mrs. Jack (Delores) Conley and Mrs. James (Doris Ann) Hostetler,
both of Elkhart; 24 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Friends may
call after 2 p.m. Friday at Westbrook-Metz Funeral Home, where services
will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Dale RuLon will officiate. Burial
will be in Rice Cemetery. Mr. Schmuhl worked for Elkhart Rubber Works
for 15 years, retiring in 1960. [Elkhart Truth Feb. 28, 1974. Submitters
Name: Karen K]
SCHMUHL, VANESSIE ANN
Vanessie Ann Schmuhl, 91, of
3117 Superior St., died at 4:45 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 20, 1986) at Valley
View Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 24, 1895, in LaGrange County. As
Vanessie Vaughn, she married Louis M. Schmuhl March 10, 1920, in St.
Joseph, Mich. He died Feb. 28, 1974 Surviving are four daughters, Mrs.
Jack (Delores) Conley, Elkhart, Mrs. John (Sarah Jane) Becker, Ligonier,
Mrs. James (Doris Ann) Hostetler, Naples, Fla., and Mrs. Hugh (Mildred)
Springston, Twenty-Nine Palms, Calif; three sons, Louis W. and Warren, both
of Elkhart, and Gerald "Burt", Goshen; 25 grandchildren; 31
great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bernice
Cohen, South Bend, and Irene Endicott, Marion; and a brother, E.M. Doudt,
Fort Wayne. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Regina, and a son,
Wesley. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at
Hartzler-Gutermuth Funeral Home, where services will be at 10 a.m.
Tuesday. Burial will be in Rice Cemetery. [Elkhart Truth Date: Dec. 20,
1986 Submitters Name: Karen K ]
AGED ELKHART COUNTY CITIZEN
Succumbed This Morning at Home of His
Charles T. Seibert, an old and highly respected citizen of this
county, died at 8:30 this morning at the home of his daughter Mrs. George
Bemenderfer of two miles north of the city. Death resulted from the
infirmities of old age. Mr. Seibert was born in Northumberland county, Pa.,
on September 11, 1830 and came to this county in 1859, settling in
Jefferson township where he became one of the most successful farmers of
the county. He was well known and had many friends and acquaintances.
During the last few years he has lived in Bristol, and also at the home of
his daughter where he died this morning. Mrs. Seibert died 18 years ago.
The deceased was a Knight Templar of the Masonic lodge at Elkhart. Two sons
and three daughters survive him. They are Charles K. and John D. Seibert of
South Bend; the Mesdames R.C. Lake and George Bemenderfer of Jefferson
township and Miss Bertha Seibert of Elkhart. The funeral will be held at 3
o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Episcopal church in Bristol, Rev.
Streeter officiating. Interment will be made in the Episcopal burying
ground at Bristol. [Unknown paper, Unknown Submitter]
SIGSBEE, MARIE R.
Sigsbee, 80, of 1028 E. Bristol St., died Friday evening at the First
Federal Nursing Home. She was born March 29, 1894, in Elkhart, and was
married to James W. Sigsbee, Oct. 21, 1922, in Elkhart. He died March 1,
1968. Surviving are five sons, Frank D. and Richard J., both of Elkhart,
and Tom L., Paul G. and John W., all of Bristol; two daughters, Mrs. Vinton
(Regina) Jones and Mrs. Mildred Snyder, both of Los Angeles, Calif.; 18
grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.Friends may call after 7 p.m.
Sunday at the Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home where services will be at
11 a.m. Tuesday. Dr. Ralph M. Holdeman, pastor of the Albright United
Methodist Church, where Mrs. Sigsbee was a member, will officiate. Burial
will be in Rice Cemetery. She was a member of Starlight Chapter, Order of
Eastern Star. [Elkhart Truth July 20, 1974 Submitters Name: Karen K]
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