Verle Augustus McGinnis1,2,3,4

M, b. March 29, 1917, d. October 24, 1995
FatherDavid Arthur McGinnis1,5,6,3,4 b. August 31, 1873, d. May 12, 1945
MotherEliza Jane "Lizzie" Howard1,5,6,3,4 b. October 11, 1887, d. August 6, 1962
     His Social Security Number was 314-14-5318.7 Verle Augustus McGinnis was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.2,3 He married Helen McGraw.3 Verle Augustus McGinnis married Ruby Louise Houser.3 Verle Augustus McGinnis was born on March 29, 1917 at LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.7,2,6,3 He died on October 24, 1995 at Peru Township, Miami Co., Indiana, at age 78.7,2,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 40, District 185, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1930Dwelling 114, District 7, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana5

Family 1

Helen McGraw
Marriage*Verle Augustus McGinnis married Helen McGraw.3 

Family 2

Ruby Louise Houser b. June 18, 1921, d. April 1, 1965
Marriage*Verle Augustus McGinnis married Ruby Louise Houser.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2508] I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=34457655&CRid=1704350&
  3. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S6126] Peru Tribune, From the Jan L. McGinnis obituary in the Nov 26, 2007 edition.

Valeria Angelia Grover1,2,3,4

F, b. June 30, 1889, d. February 17, 1981
     Her Social Security Number was 303-38-9043.5 Valeria Angelia Grover was buried at Grant Memorial Park, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.6,3 She was born on June 30, 1889 at Wabash Co., Indiana.5,2,3,4 As of June 6, 1916,her married name was Howard.2 She married Ora Wiley Howard, son of John Jacob "Jake" Howard and Mary Malissa Reed, on June 6, 1916 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1,2 Valeria Angelia Grover died on February 17, 1981 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana, at age 91.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 142, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana7
1930Dwelling 235, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana8
1940Dwelling 225, District 85-19, Noble Township, Wabash Co., Indiana9

Family

Ora Wiley Howard b. February 2, 1882, d. September 12, 1967
Marriage*Valeria Angelia Grover married Ora Wiley Howard, son of John Jacob "Jake" Howard and Mary Malissa Reed, on June 6, 1916 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Joseph G. Howard obituary.
  2. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  3. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  4. [S7577] Unknown compiler, U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S2673] Grant Memorial Park, Marion Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=howard&GSfn=william&GSby=1927&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=all&GSst=17&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=11974354&CRid=85183&df=all&
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Wylie L. Howard obituary.
  11. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  13. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Marguerite Howard Titus obituary.

Frances Marianne Howard1,2,3,4,5

F, b. March 10, 1917, d. February 18, 1990
FatherOra Wiley Howard1,2,6,7,3,8,4,5,9 b. February 2, 1882, d. September 12, 1967
MotherValeria Angelia Grover1,2,6,7,3,8,4,5,9 b. June 30, 1889, d. February 17, 1981
     Her Social Security Number was 307-16-0722.10 Frances Marianne Howard was buried at Grant Memorial Park, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.5 She and Robert Roger Weimer were divorced.5 Frances Marianne Howard was born on March 10, 1917 at Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana.10,3,8,4,5 As of May 4, 1935,her married name was Weimer.4 She married Robert Roger Weimer on May 4, 1935 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.4,11 Frances Marianne Howard died on February 18, 1990 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana, at age 72.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 142, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1930Dwelling 235, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2
1940Dwelling 4, District 85-27, Waltz Township, Wabash Co., Indiana12

Family

Robert Roger Weimer b. July 9, 1916, d. May 13, 2011
Divorce*Frances Marianne Howard and Robert Roger Weimer were divorced.5 
Marriage* Frances Marianne Howard married Robert Roger Weimer on May 4, 1935 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.4,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  4. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  5. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  6. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Joseph G. Howard obituary.
  7. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Wylie L. Howard obituary.
  8. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  9. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Marguerite Howard Titus obituary.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S11204] McDonald Funeral Home, online www.mcdonaldfunerals.com, From the Robert R. Weimer obituary.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S4021] Stevenson & Sons Funeral Homes, online http://www.stevensonandsons.com, From the Robert Lynn Weimer obituary.
  14. [S605] Office of Vital Statistics and Montana State Genealogical Society State of Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana, State Deaths, 1907-2016.
  15. [S11204] McDonald Funeral Home, online www.mcdonaldfunerals.com, From the James J. Weimer obituary.

Marguerite Edwina Howard1,2,3,4

F, b. June 28, 1918, d. December 13, 2016
FatherOra Wiley Howard5,1,2,6,3 b. February 2, 1882, d. September 12, 1967
MotherValeria Angelia Grover5,1,2,6,3 b. June 30, 1889, d. February 17, 1981
     Marguerite Edwina Howard Marguerite Howard Titus, 98, Marion, went to join many loved ones in her eternal home at 3:36 a.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. She was born in Wabash, Indiana, on June 28, 1918, to Ora Wiley and Valeria (Grover) Howard. She married A. Newton Titus on July 1, 1937, and he preceded her in death on January 3, 1998. Maggie retired from Delta Electric in Marion after over 40 years. She had been a "snowbird", wintering at her home in Lake Placid, Florida, for almost 40 years. She was known for her excellence in cooking and sewing, as well as her love of beauty and flowers and proficiency in cards. Her sharp wit, zest for life, healthy lifestyle, positive outlook, and love for family and friends made her a joy to be around. Maggie attended Grace Community Church in Marion and Community Church of God while wintering in Lake Placid. She is survived by two sisters and one brother, Letty Mann, Donna (Merideth) Pence, and Wylie Howard; her loving son, David Titus; and grandchildren who will miss her dearly, Jerry (Jan) Titus, Jr., Kokomo, Dana (Greg) Melton, Swayzee, Diana (Darryl) Clark, Marion, A.D. Titus, Cicero, Amy (Matt) Kelley, Cicero, and Nathan (Andrea) Titus, Marion. Also left to appreciate her beautiful life are 20 great-grandchildren, 6 step-grandchildren, 21 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and good friends. Four brothers and two sisters preceded her in death, Eugene Howard, Dalton Howard, Paul Howard, Joe Howard, Frances Weimer, and Phyllis Bishir; her husband of over 60 years, Newton Titus; and son, Jerry Titus, Sr. (in 1964). Services will begin at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Tom Mansbarger officiating. Burial will follow at Grant Memorial Park.3 She was buried at Grant Memorial Park, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.3,7 Her married name was Collins.2 She married Bill Collins.2 Marguerite Edwina Howard was born on June 28, 1918 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.3 As of July 1, 1937,her married name was Titus.4 She married Alpha Newton Titus on July 1, 1937 at Grant Co., Indiana.3,4 Marguerite Edwina Howard died on December 13, 2016 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana, at age 98.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 142, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5
1930Dwelling 235, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 316, District 27-7, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana8

Family 1

Bill Collins
Marriage*Marguerite Edwina Howard married Bill Collins.2 

Family 2

Alpha Newton Titus b. March 16, 1914, d. January 3, 1998
Marriage*Marguerite Edwina Howard married Alpha Newton Titus on July 1, 1937 at Grant Co., Indiana.3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Joseph G. Howard obituary.
  3. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Marguerite Howard Titus obituary.
  4. [S4841] Marion Public Library, Indiana, Marion Public Library Marriage Index, 1831-2008.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Wylie L. Howard obituary.
  7. [S2673] Grant Memorial Park, Marion Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=howard&GSfn=william&GSby=1927&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=all&GSst=17&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=11974354&CRid=85183&df=all&
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  10. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  11. [S11206] Fairmount News, The, From the Jerry N. Titus, Sr. obituary in the Dec 10, 1964 edition.

Wylie Laurin Howard1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 9, 1922, d. January 8, 2017
FatherOra Wiley Howard1,2,3,6,7 b. February 2, 1882, d. September 12, 1967
MotherValeria Angelia Grover1,2,3,6,7 b. June 30, 1889, d. February 17, 1981
     Wylie Laurin Howard Wylie L. Howard, 94, Marion, went to be with the Lord at 3:52 p.m. on Sunday, January 8, 2017, at Marion Rehab and Assisted Living Center. He was born in Orlando, Florida, to Wiley and Valeria (Grover) Howard. He married Bettye J. Taylor on July 6, 1962, and she preceded him in death on May 1, 2015. Wylie was a wire scheduler for 40 years at Essex-United Technologies in Marion. He was a real handyman and was very meticulous with his cars. Wylie enjoyed painting, mowing, and fishing, and he always looked forward to family gatherings with his brothers, sisters, and grandchildren. Wylie was also an avid Colts and Pacers fan and an avid walker. He is survived by his children, Carol (Ron) McClure, Lake Wales, Florida, and Melinda (Lamar Abercrombie) Stone, Gainesville, Georgia; sisters, Letty Mann, Marion, and Donna (Meredith) Pence, Plainfield; daughter-in-law, Barbara Morgan, Fairmount; grandchildren, Greg McClure, Steve McClure, Heidi Davidson, Tim McClure, Aaron Stone, Ben Stone, Jacob Stone, David Stone, Brad Howard, April Dewey, and Amber Howard; and 14 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, Wylie was preceded in death by his son, Gary J. Howard; brother, Joe Howard; and sisters, Frances Weimer, Phyllis Bishir, and Marguerite Titus.3 He was born on April 9, 1922 at Orlando, Orange Co., Florida.3,4 He married Violet Holloway on December 24, 1942 at Grant Co., Indiana.5 Wylie Laurin Howard married Bettye Jean Taylor/Smith on July 6, 1962 at Grant Co., Indiana.3,5 Wylie Laurin Howard died on January 8, 2017 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana, at age 94.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 235, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 225, District 85-19, Noble Township, Wabash Co., Indiana6

Occupation

1940Farm worker6

Family 1

Violet Holloway
Marriage*Wylie Laurin Howard married Violet Holloway on December 24, 1942 at Grant Co., Indiana.5 
Children
  • Carol Howard3
  • Melinda Howard3
  • Gary J. Howard3

Family 2

Bettye Jean Taylor/Smith b. July 23, 1924, d. May 1, 2015
Marriage*Wylie Laurin Howard married Bettye Jean Taylor/Smith on July 6, 1962 at Grant Co., Indiana.3,5 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Joseph G. Howard obituary.
  3. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Wylie L. Howard obituary.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S4841] Marion Public Library, Indiana, Marion Public Library Marriage Index, 1831-2008.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Marguerite Howard Titus obituary.

Joseph Grover Howard1,2,3,4

M, b. October 18, 1923, d. October 20, 2009
FatherOra Wiley Howard1,5,6,7,8,4 b. February 2, 1882, d. September 12, 1967
MotherValeria Angelia Grover1,5,6,7,8,4 b. June 30, 1889, d. February 17, 1981
     His Social Security Number was 316-12-4975.9 Joseph Grover Howard Joseph G. Howard, 86, died at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009 in his residence. He was born in Orlando, Fla. on Oct. 18, 1923 to the late Wylie and Valeria (Grover) Howard. As an infant his family returned to the Wabash and Grant County areas. He attended the Chippewa School. He worked for area farmers as a youth, then at the RCA; but did not care for factory work and took a job his brother offered him at Howard Auto Sales and became one of the best Service Managers in Marion, earned his Master Mechanic’s title, received many awards and retired after 36 years. Joe enjoyed his family and friends, liked telling or hearing a good joke, fishing, classic country music and watching professional wrestling on television. He was a very good handyman at remodeling and maintaining his home. He and his first wife, Norma (Case) Morrow, raised their three children to adulthood. He married Nancy Kay Botkin and helped her raise her two children and was a very good step-father to them for 42 years. Joe is survived by his wife, Nancy K. Howard; two sons, Daniel J. (Donna) Howard, Noblesville; Gary W. (Lori Eifred) Good, Churubusco; three daughters, Karen S. Saunders, Nancy E. Wiley and Theena K. (Ralph) Spencer, Marion; mother-in-law, Helen L. Botkin and sister-in-law, Janice S. Willis, both of Marion; siblings, Marguerite (Bill Collins) Titus, Letty Mann, Wylie Laurin (Bettye) Howard, all of Marion and Donna (Meredith) Pence of Plainfield; eleven grandchildren, Joseph Martin (Cathy) Gray, Julie Gray, Tia (Shane) Gibson, Kimberly (Jason) Barnes, Kirk Howard, Michelle Wiley, Trisha Herron, Stephanie (Dennis) Ball, Brock Spencer, Warren (Alicia) Good and Katie Good; sixteen great-grandchildren, Amanda and Taylor Gray, Joseph, Gracie and Tucker Gibson, Austin and Luke Barnes, Aubrey Cline, Kendra and Cassie Yeager, Jade Golitko, Hailey Herron, Seth and Destanie Ball, Gavin and Aydin Good and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Frances Weimer, Phyllis Bishir; three brothers, Dalton, Gene and Paul Howard; four brothers-in-law, Newton Titus, Dr. J.D. Mann, Delbert Bishir and George O. Willis; three sisters-in-law, Hazel, Mary and Willie Howard; father-in-law and good friend, Warren I. Botkin. Services are at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 in Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Avenue, Marion with the Rev. Howard Clayton officiating. Burial is in the Estates of Serenity. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to MGH Medical Oncology Program at PCC, 831 N. Theatre Dr., Marion, IN 46952 or Grace Community Church, 1810 E. Bradford Street, Marion, IN 46952.5 He was buried at Estates of Serenity, 1101 South Lincoln Blvd., Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.5,10,4 He and Norma Josephine Case were divorced.3 Joseph Grover Howard married Norma Josephine Case.5 Joseph Grover Howard was born on October 18, 1923 at Orlando, Orange Co., Florida.9,5,10,2,4 He married Nancy Kay Botkin on August 25, 1967 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.5,3 Joseph Grover Howard died on October 20, 2009 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana, at age 86.9,5,10,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 235, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 225, District 85-19, Noble Township, Wabash Co., Indiana7

Family 1

Norma Josephine Case b. May 27, 1925, d. October 9, 2006
Divorce*Joseph Grover Howard and Norma Josephine Case were divorced.3 
Marriage* Joseph Grover Howard married Norma Josephine Case.5 
Child
  • Daniel Joseph Howard5

Family 2

Nancy Kay Botkin
Marriage*Joseph Grover Howard married Nancy Kay Botkin on August 25, 1967 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.5,3 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  3. [S8538] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005.
  4. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  5. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Joseph G. Howard obituary.
  6. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Wylie L. Howard obituary.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Marguerite Howard Titus obituary.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S4415] Estates of Serenity, Grant Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com

Celeste Louisa "Letty" Howard1,2,3

F, b. December 17, 1926
FatherOra Wiley Howard1,4,5,6,3 b. February 2, 1882, d. September 12, 1967
MotherValeria Angelia Grover1,4,5,6,3 b. June 30, 1889, d. February 17, 1981
     Her married name was Mann.2 Celeste Louisa "Letty" Howard married James Delbert Mann.7 Celeste Louisa "Letty" Howard was born on December 17, 1926 at Huntington, Huntington Co., Indiana.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 235, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 225, District 85-19, Noble Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5

Family

James Delbert Mann b. March 17, 1910, d. March 28, 2004
Marriage*Celeste Louisa "Letty" Howard married James Delbert Mann.7 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Joseph G. Howard obituary.
  3. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  4. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Wylie L. Howard obituary.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Marguerite Howard Titus obituary.
  7. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.

Donna Dell Howard1,2,3,4

F, b. September 12, 1929
FatherOra Wiley Howard5,1,6,2,3,7 b. February 2, 1882, d. September 12, 1967
MotherValeria Angelia Grover5,1,6,2,3,7 b. June 30, 1889, d. February 17, 1981
     Donna Dell Howard was born on September 12, 1929 at Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.3,8 As of November 26, 1948,her married name was Pence.4 She married Clarence Meredith Pence on November 26, 1948 at Grant Co., Indiana.1,6,7,9,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 235, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5
1940Dwelling 225, District 85-19, Noble Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2

Family

Clarence Meredith Pence b. October 7, 1926, d. March 4, 2021
Marriage*Donna Dell Howard married Clarence Meredith Pence on November 26, 1948 at Grant Co., Indiana.1,6,7,9,4 
Children
  • Dennis Pence4
  • Denise Lynette Pence10,4

Citations

  1. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Joseph G. Howard obituary.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  4. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Clarence Meredith Pence obituary.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Wylie L. Howard obituary.
  7. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Marguerite Howard Titus obituary.
  8. [S2673] Grant Memorial Park, Marion Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=howard&GSfn=william&GSby=1927&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=all&GSst=17&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=11974354&CRid=85183&df=all&
  9. [S4841] Marion Public Library, Indiana, Marion Public Library Marriage Index, 1831-2008.
  10. [S8538] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005.

Myrtle Gaines1,2,3,4

F, b. January 22, 1888, d. December 9, 1984
     Her Social Security Number was 310-32-8929.5 Myrtle Gaines was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.6,4 She was born on January 22, 1888 at Grant Co., Indiana.5,6,3,4 As of November 5, 1910,her married name was Howard.3 She married Kenneth Ray Howard, son of John Jacob "Jake" Howard and Mary Malissa Reed, on November 5, 1910 at Indiana.1,2,4,3 Myrtle Gaines died on December 9, 1984 at LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 96.6,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 68, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana7
1930Dwelling 203, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana8
1940Dwelling 94, District 84-7, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana9

Family

Kenneth Ray Howard b. January 11, 1886, d. June 9, 1964
Marriage*Myrtle Gaines married Kenneth Ray Howard, son of John Jacob "Jake" Howard and Mary Malissa Reed, on November 5, 1910 at Indiana.1,2,4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Russell L. Howard obituary in the Apr 27, 2006 edition.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Robert K. Howard obituary in an unknown edition.
  3. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  4. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S2508] I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=34457655&CRid=1704350&
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Betty E. Guenin obituary in the Sep 5, 2015 edition.
  11. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorothy Evelyn Williams obituary.
  12. [S4229] Brown County Democrat, From the Ruth Louise Calender obituary in the Oct 1, 2008 edition.
  13. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  15. [S8538] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005.

Russell Lemoine Howard1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. March 30, 1911, d. April 25, 2006
FatherKenneth Ray Howard1,2,7,8,9,10 b. January 11, 1886, d. June 9, 1964
MotherMyrtle Gaines1,2,7,8,9,10 b. January 22, 1888, d. December 9, 1984
     Russell Lemoine Howard was buried at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana.2,7 His Social Security Number was 309-40-6780.11 He was born on March 30, 1911 at Wabash Co., Indiana.11,2,7,6,8 He married Wildus Leona Tyner on August 17, 1929 at Wabash Co., Indiana.2,3,7,8 Russell Lemoine Howard died on April 25, 2006 at LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 95.11,2,7 He LaFONTAINE - Russell L. Howard, 95, formerly of 1953 Glendale Dr., Wabash, died at 7:02pm Tuesday at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center in LaFontaine. He was born on March 30, 1911 in Wabash County, to Kenneth and Myrtle (Gaines) Howard. He married Wildus Leona Tyner in Wabash County, on August 18, 1929. She died December 29, 2005. He was a member of the Treaty Church of Christ. Russell was a retired farmer and enjoyed hunting & fishing. He lived at Rolling Meadows the past six months coming from Bickford Cottage in Wabash, where he lived since June 2004. He is survived by one son, Charles (Joyce) Howard of Wabash; one daughter, Patricia A. Sweet of Wabash; daughter-in-law, Beverly Howard of Marion; six grandsons, David (Linda) Howard of Marion, Doug (Sherry) Howard of Indianapolis, Russ (Jennifer) Howard of Eaton, Ohio, and Rick (Debbie) Sweet, Gary (Faye) Sweet, and Greg Howard all of Wabash; four granddaughters, Tamie (Steve) White, Wabash, Angie (Bruce) Moore, Austin, Texas, Tracy (Rob) Martin, Amboy, Susan (Rick) Alvey, Centerville; 26 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Howard of North Manchester, and Donald Howard of Fort Wayne; three sisters, Ruth Calender, Betty Guenin, LaFontaine, and Dorothy Williams, LaFontaine. He was preceded in death by one son, two brothers and one sister. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Russ Howard, Rick Alvey, and Doug Oates officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Lawns Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. The memorial guest book for Russell may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com. Preferred memorial is Treaty Church of Christ Building Fund. on April 27, 2006.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 68, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1930Dwelling 244, District 19, Waltz Township, Wabash Co., Indiana4
1940Dwelling 242, District 85-10, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5

Occupation

1930Farmer4
1940Farmer5

Family

Wildus Leona Tyner b. July 22, 1911, d. December 29, 2005
Marriage*Russell Lemoine Howard married Wildus Leona Tyner on August 17, 1929 at Wabash Co., Indiana.2,3,7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Russell L. Howard obituary in the Apr 27, 2006 edition.
  3. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Wildus Leona Howard obituary in the Dec 31, 2005 edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  7. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  8. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  9. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Betty E. Guenin obituary in the Sep 5, 2015 edition.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorothy Evelyn Williams obituary.
  11. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  12. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Myrval E. Howard obituary in the Mar 3, 2003 edition.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  14. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.

Ruth Louise Howard1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. October 24, 1912, d. September 24, 2008
FatherKenneth Ray Howard1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 b. January 11, 1886, d. June 9, 1964
MotherMyrtle Gaines1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 b. January 22, 1888, d. December 9, 1984
     Her Social Security Number was 314-05-3842.9 Ruth Louise Howard was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.5,6,10 She was born on October 24, 1912 at Lincolnville, Wabash Co., Indiana.4,5,6,10,9 As of May 24, 1932,her married name was Calender.4 She married Ancil Brock Calender on May 24, 1932 at Lincolnville, Wabash Co., Indiana.4,6,10,11 Ruth Louise Howard died on September 24, 2008 at Nashville, Brown Co., Indiana, at age 95.5,6,10,9 She Ruth Louise Calender, 95, of Nashville, died at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at Brown County Health and Living Center. Born October 24, 1912, Mrs. Calender was the daughter of Kenneth and Myrtle Howard. She married Ancil Calendar in 1932. She was a member of First Christian Church in Flora. She was preceded in death by her husband Ancil in 1991, a son, three brothers and one sister. The funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 27, at McDonald Funeral Home in Lafontaine, with Rick Smalling officiating. Burial was in the Lafontaine IOOF Cemetery. on October 1, 2008.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 68, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1930Dwelling 203, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2

Family

Ancil Brock Calender b. July 28, 1906, d. July 22, 1991
Marriage*Ruth Louise Howard married Ancil Brock Calender on May 24, 1932 at Lincolnville, Wabash Co., Indiana.4,6,10,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Russell L. Howard obituary in the Apr 27, 2006 edition.
  4. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  5. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  6. [S4229] Brown County Democrat, From the Ruth Louise Calender obituary in the Oct 1, 2008 edition.
  7. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Betty E. Guenin obituary in the Sep 5, 2015 edition.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorothy Evelyn Williams obituary.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S2508] I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=34457655&CRid=1704350&
  11. [S2477] Journal and Courier, From the Ancil Brock Calender obituary in the Jul 23, 1991 edition.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Robert Kenneth Howard1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. March 1, 1914, d. September 1, 2010
FatherKenneth Ray Howard1,2,3,4,8,9,7 b. January 11, 1886, d. June 9, 1964
MotherMyrtle Gaines1,2,3,4,8,9,7 b. January 22, 1888, d. December 9, 1984
     His Social Security Number was 308-07-1849.10 Robert Kenneth Howard Robert K. Howard, 96, Wabash, passed away 4:20 a.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 2010. He was born to the late Kenneth and Myrtle (Gaines) Howard on March 1, 1914 in Wabash, Indiana. He married Jeannette R. Eviston on March 10, 1936 in Marion, Indiana, she passed away. He was a self employed farmer and a truck driver, he retired in 1975. He was a member of Lincolnville United Methodist Church. He is survived by a son, Billy Bob Howard (Sally) of Plainfield, IN; a daughter, Mrs. Charles Robert (Shirley) Ellis of Texas; brother, Donald Howard of Fort Wayne; two sisters, Betty Guenin of LaFontaine and Dorothy Williams of LaFontaine; six grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters, along with his parents and wife. Services will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 4, 2010 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992. Officiating the services will be Rev. Melissa Rice. Burial will follow in the Center Grove Cemetery in Wabash County, Indiana. Visitation for family and friends will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, September 3, 2010 at McDonald Funeral Home. Preferred memorials are to Lincolnville United Methodist Church, 5848 E. 500 S., Wabash, Indiana 46992.4 He was buried at Center Grove Cemetery, east of 600 E. on 400 S., Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.4,5,6 He was born on March 1, 1914 at Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana.10,4,5 He married Jeannette R. Eviston on March 10, 1936 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.4 Robert Kenneth Howard died on September 1, 2010 at LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 96.10,5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 68, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1930Dwelling 203, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2

Family

Jeannette R. Eviston b. June 30, 1917, d. August 4, 2007
Marriage*Robert Kenneth Howard married Jeannette R. Eviston on March 10, 1936 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Russell L. Howard obituary in the Apr 27, 2006 edition.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Robert K. Howard obituary in an unknown edition.
  5. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  6. [S2509] Center Grove Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=35833473&CRid=84598&
  7. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  8. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Betty E. Guenin obituary in the Sep 5, 2015 edition.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorothy Evelyn Williams obituary.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S1800] Wabash Plain Dealer, From the Bill Howard obituary in the Dec 7, 2013 edition.

Lawrence John "Johnny" Howard1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. April 28, 1915, d. July 2, 1981
FatherKenneth Ray Howard1,2,4,5,6 b. January 11, 1886, d. June 9, 1964
MotherMyrtle Gaines1,2,4,5,6 b. January 22, 1888, d. December 9, 1984
     Lawrence John "Johnny" Howard was buried at Falls Cemetery, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana.3,4 His Social Security Number was 306-12-1953.8 He was born on April 28, 1915 at LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.8,3,4,7 He married Mary Francis Vanlandingham on January 17, 1944.9 Lawrence John "Johnny" Howard died on July 2, 1981 at Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 66.8,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 68, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1930Dwelling 203, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2

Family

Mary Francis Vanlandingham b. November 23, 1923, d. August 22, 2017
Marriage*Lawrence John "Johnny" Howard married Mary Francis Vanlandingham on January 17, 1944.9 
Child

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2512] Falls Memorial Gardens, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=50406870&CRid=182326&
  4. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  5. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Betty E. Guenin obituary in the Sep 5, 2015 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorothy Evelyn Williams obituary.
  7. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S1800] Wabash Plain Dealer, From the Mary Francis Howard obituary in the Aug 23, 2017 edition.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Mary Alice Howard1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. September 3, 1917, d. May 8, 2000
FatherKenneth Ray Howard1,2,3,4,5,6 b. January 11, 1886, d. June 9, 1964
MotherMyrtle Gaines1,2,3,4,5,6 b. January 22, 1888, d. December 9, 1984
     Her Social Security Number was 304-12-5007.4 Mary Alice Howard was buried at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa Co., Arizona.7 Her married name was Owen.4 She married Jesse Charles Owen.4 Mary Alice Howard was born on September 3, 1917 at Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.3,4 She died on May 8, 2000 at Arizona at age 82.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 68, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1930Dwelling 203, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2

Family

Jesse Charles Owen b. July 21, 1915, d. November 27, 1990
Marriage*Mary Alice Howard married Jesse Charles Owen.4 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Betty E. Guenin obituary in the Sep 5, 2015 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorothy Evelyn Williams obituary.
  7. [S5707] Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Maricopa Co., AZ, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Betty E. Howard1,2,3,4,5

F, b. November 6, 1923, d. September 4, 2015
FatherKenneth Ray Howard1,2,3,4,5,6 b. January 11, 1886, d. June 9, 1964
MotherMyrtle Gaines1,2,3,4,5,6 b. January 22, 1888, d. December 9, 1984
     Betty E. Howard was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.5,7 She was born on November 6, 1923 at Wabash Co., Indiana.5,7 As of March 20, 1942,her married name was Guenin.5 She married William Joseph Guenin on March 20, 1942.5,7 Betty E. Howard died on September 4, 2015 at LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 91.5,7 She Betty E. Guenin, 91, of LaFontaine, Indiana passed away at 3:45 a.m. on Friday, September 4, 2015 at her home. She was born to the late Kenneth and Myrtle (Gaines) Howard on November 6, 1923 in Wabash County, Indiana. She was a graduate from Lincolnville High School. Betty married William Joseph Guenin on March 20, 1942, he passed away on February 10, 2000. She was the owner and operator of Glamourette Beauty Shop in LaFontaine, Indiana, also worked at A.F. Billings in Wabash, Indiana. Betty mostly enjoyed cooking noodles for and being with her family. Betty was a member and baptized at Lincolnville United Methodist Church, then she became a member of LaFontaine Christian Church. She is also a member of Women's Club House of Wabash, Indiana and Marie Webster Quilt Guild of Marion, Indiana. She is survived by two sons, Larry O. Guenin (Marcia) and Rich Guenin both of Marion, Indiana; daughter, Mrs. Jane (Steve) Peebles of Wabash, Indiana; grandchildren, Stacie Stubbs of Texas, R.J. Guenin (Kay) of LaFontaine, Indiana, Tammy (Chad) Kennedy of Bourbon, Indiana, Missy West of Texas, Kari (Clif) Airgood of Lincolnville, Indiana, Alissa (Mark) Deeter of Wabash, Indiana, and Derek (Kasey) Peebles of Bunker Hill, Indiana; 17 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brothers, Johnny, Russell, Robert, Richard, and Donald Howard and sisters, Mary Alice Owen, Ruth Calender, and Dorothy Evelyn Williams. Funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 6, 2015 at LaFontaine Christian Church, 202 Bruner Pike, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940, with Dan Guenin officiating. Burial will follow in the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery in LaFontaine, Indiana. on September 5, 2015.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 203, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 94, District 84-7, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana4

Family

William Joseph Guenin b. November 5, 1922, d. February 10, 2000
Marriage*Betty E. Howard married William Joseph Guenin on March 20, 1942.5,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Russell L. Howard obituary in the Apr 27, 2006 edition.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Robert K. Howard obituary in an unknown edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Betty E. Guenin obituary in the Sep 5, 2015 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorothy Evelyn Williams obituary.
  7. [S2508] I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=34457655&CRid=1704350&
  8. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Don Guenin obituary in the Apr 26, 2019 edition.

Donald Howard1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

M, b. July 20, 1925, d. January 11, 2012
FatherKenneth Ray Howard1,2,3,4,10,6,7,11 b. January 11, 1886, d. June 9, 1964
MotherMyrtle Gaines1,2,3,4,10,6,7,11 b. January 22, 1888, d. December 9, 1984
     Donald Howard was buried at Marion National Cemetery, 1700 East 38th Street, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.8 He married Priscilla Anne Walls.12 Donald Howard was born on July 20, 1925 at Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.5,6,8,9 He married Elizabeth Ann Schenk on April 21, 2001 at New Haven, Allen Co., Indiana.7 Donald Howard died on January 11, 2012 at New Haven, Allen Co., Indiana, at age 86.8,9 He Donald Howard, 86, of New Haven, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at Parkview Hospital. Born July 20, 1925, he was a World War II Navy veteran. He retired from General Motors, Marion after 25 years. He was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church. Surviving are one sister, Betty Guenin; wife, Betty A. Lomont-Howard; two daughters, Jill Penrose of Fort Wayne and Joan Jung of Texas; one son, Joseph of New Haven; one grandchild, Rebecca; five stepchildren; and 13 step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Priscilla; daughter, Janet; four brothers; and three sisters. on January 13, 2012.9

Census Records

1930Dwelling 203, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 94, District 84-7, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana4

Family 1

Priscilla Anne Walls b. April 15, 1929, d. January 8, 1996
Marriage*Donald Howard married Priscilla Anne Walls.12 
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth Ann Schenk
Marriage*Donald Howard married Elizabeth Ann Schenk on April 21, 2001 at New Haven, Allen Co., Indiana.7 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Russell L. Howard obituary in the Apr 27, 2006 edition.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Robert K. Howard obituary in an unknown edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  6. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  7. [S8538] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005.
  8. [S4850] Marion National Cemetery, Grant Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  9. [S1829] News-Sentinel, The, From the Donald Howard obituary in the Jan 13, 2012 edition.
  10. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Betty E. Guenin obituary in the Sep 5, 2015 edition.
  11. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorothy Evelyn Williams obituary.
  12. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.

Dorothy Evelyn Howard1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. November 27, 1926, d. February 28, 2011
FatherKenneth Ray Howard1,2,3,7,4,5,6 b. January 11, 1886, d. June 9, 1964
MotherMyrtle Gaines1,2,3,7,4,5,6 b. January 22, 1888, d. December 9, 1984
     Her Social Security Number was 310-24-6217.8 Dorothy Evelyn Howard Dorothy Evelyn Williams, 84, passed away at 1:20 p.m. February 28, 2011 in the Skilled Care Center in Wabash. She was born November 27, 1926 in Wabash County to the late Kenneth and Myrtle (Gaines) Howard. She lived in the LaFonatine area most of her life and in the same home for the last 58 years. She married John Williams Jr. on August 20, 1946, he passed away on November 23, 2003. She retired from Wabash Magnetics after more than 30 years. After retirement, she and her husband enjoyed ballroom dancing. She is a member of LaFontiane Christian Church. She also loved painting at home and with a group of friends at the Marion Senior Center. She was an avid reader and enjoyed sharing her books with family and friends. She is most well known by her family for being the best noodle maker ever. She loved having family dinners and having her family near. Dorothy is survived by five daughters, Ann (Tim) Clary, Grayslake, Illinois, Gloria (David) Shenefield, LaFontaine, Jennifer ( Greg) Finch, Fort Wayne, Monica (Craig) Sparling, Lagro, Christine (Terry) McLain, Swayzee; brother, Donald (Betty) Howard, Fort Wayne; sister, Betty Guenin, LaFontaine; grandchildren, BJ (Mecca) White, Jodi (Brent) Isbell, Ashli White (Pete Jones), Denise (Troy) Bickley, Julie (Kyle) Shoemaker, Jill (Judson) Everitt, Kate Clary, John Clary and Stefanie Thompson; and great grandchildren, Zach, Kaila, Taylor White, Mia Cunningham, Jacob Bickley, Kati and Matthew Isbell, Christian and Drew Shoemaker, Etournatee and Konstantlee Jones. She was preceded in death by grandson, Casey Sparling; brothers, Johnny Howard, Russell Howard, Robert Howard, and Richard Howard; sisters, Mary Alice Owen and Ruth Calender. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 3, 2011 in McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana with Pastor Rick Smalling officiating the services. Burial will follow in the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery in LaFontaine, Indiana.6 She was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.6,9 She was born on November 27, 1926 at Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.5,8,6,9 As of August 20, 1946,her married name was Williams.6 She married John Williams Jr. on August 20, 1946.6 Dorothy Evelyn Howard died on February 28, 2011 at Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 84.8,6,9

Census Records

1930Dwelling 203, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 94, District 84-7, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana7

Family

John Williams Jr. b. February 5, 1926, d. November 23, 2003
Marriage*Dorothy Evelyn Howard married John Williams Jr. on August 20, 1946.6 
Children
  • Ann Williams6
  • Gloria Williams6
  • Jennifer Williams6
  • Monica Williams6
  • Christine Williams6
  • Infant Williams9 b. November 15, 1957, d. November 15, 1957

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Russell L. Howard obituary in the Apr 27, 2006 edition.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Robert K. Howard obituary in an unknown edition.
  4. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Betty E. Guenin obituary in the Sep 5, 2015 edition.
  5. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorothy Evelyn Williams obituary.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S2508] I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=34457655&CRid=1704350&

Richard "Red" Howard1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 28, 1928, d. October 12, 2002
FatherKenneth Ray Howard1,6,7,8,3 b. January 11, 1886, d. June 9, 1964
MotherMyrtle Gaines1,6,7,8,3 b. January 22, 1888, d. December 9, 1984
     His Social Security Number was 305-26-6735.9 Richard "Red" Howard was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.2,3,5 He married Mary Kay.2 Richard "Red" Howard was born on April 28, 1928 at Wabash Co., Indiana.9,2,3,4,10,5 He died on October 12, 2002 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana, at age 74.9,2,3,10,5 He Richard "Red" Howard, 74, of Marion, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at Marion General Hospital. The Wabash County native retired from Tuloy Plastics. Surviving are his wife, Mary Kay; sons Dana of Rockville, Tom of Hobe Sound, Fla., Pat of Tampa, Fla., and Aaron of Palm Beach Garden, Fla; brothers Russell of Wabash, Robert of Lincolnville and Donald of New Haven; sisters Ruth Calender of Nashville, and Betty Guinen and Dorothy Williams, both of LaFontaine; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister. Private services will be held. Burial will be at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery. Memorials are to LaFontaine Christian Church. Information provided by McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine, 1-765-981-4141. on October 14, 2002.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 203, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 94, District 84-7, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana6

Family

Mary Kay
Marriage*Richard "Red" Howard married Mary Kay.2 
Children
  • Dana Howard2
  • Tom Howard2
  • Pat Howard2
  • Aaron Howard2

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1829] News-Sentinel, The, From the Richard Howard obituary in the Oct 14, 2002 edition.
  3. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S2508] I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=34457655&CRid=1704350&
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Betty E. Guenin obituary in the Sep 5, 2015 edition.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Dorothy Evelyn Williams obituary.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.

Leo Dewayne Howard1,2,3,4

M, b. March 13, 1905, d. April 30, 1981
FatherWilliam Orley Howard5,1,6,7 b. August 18, 1880, d. April 15, 1958
MotherMartha Alice "Maude" Oswalt5,1,6,7 b. August 11, 1879, d. September 26, 1943
     His Social Security Number was 309-05-3628.8 Leo Dewayne Howard married Alma Elizabeth Hamilton.9 Leo Dewayne Howard was born on March 13, 1905 at Wabash Co., Indiana.8,1,2,6 He married Theresa Geraldine Prickett on August 15, 1925 at Wabash Co., Indiana.6 Leo Dewayne Howard married Inez Cabe on August 29, 1942 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.10 Leo Dewayne Howard married Inez Cabe on August 30, 1950 at Indiana.6 Leo Dewayne Howard married Nina Mae Curry on December 16, 1961 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.4 Leo Dewayne Howard married Mabel Ellis on February 24, 1967 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.3 Leo Dewayne Howard died on April 30, 1981 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana, at age 76.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 105, District 148, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5
1930Dwelling 71, District 7, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana11
1940Dwelling 432, District 27-11A, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana9

Occupation

1930Garage mechanic11
1940Motor sales mechanic9

Family 1

Alma Elizabeth Hamilton b. September 19, 1908, d. September 30, 1996
Marriage*Leo Dewayne Howard married Alma Elizabeth Hamilton.9 

Family 2

Theresa Geraldine Prickett b. January 9, 1909, d. December 22, 1993
Marriage*Leo Dewayne Howard married Theresa Geraldine Prickett on August 15, 1925 at Wabash Co., Indiana.6 
Children

Family 3

Inez Cabe b. February 18, 1904, d. March 11, 1985
Marriage*Leo Dewayne Howard married Inez Cabe on August 29, 1942 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.10 
Marriage Leo Dewayne Howard married Inez Cabe on August 30, 1950 at Indiana.6 

Family 4

Nina Mae Curry b. July 20, 1920, d. February 11, 2000
Marriage*Leo Dewayne Howard married Nina Mae Curry on December 16, 1961 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.4 

Family 5

Mabel Ellis b. September 28, 1909
Marriage*Leo Dewayne Howard married Mabel Ellis on February 24, 1967 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.3 

Citations

  1. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  2. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  3. [S8538] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005.
  4. [S4841] Marion Public Library, Indiana, Marion Public Library Marriage Index, 1831-2008.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the William Orley Howard obituary.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S2672] Coppock Howard_2010-07-20_01, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/19629026/person/831325954
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S2113] Leader Tribune, From the William H. Howard obituary in the Aug 30, 1961 edition.
  13. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Wilbur Orley Howard1,2,3,4,5

M, b. August 10, 1906, d. December 19, 1985
FatherWilliam Orley Howard1,2,6 b. August 18, 1880, d. April 15, 1958
MotherMartha Alice "Maude" Oswalt1,2,6 b. August 11, 1879, d. September 26, 1943
     His Social Security Number was 309-05-3762.7 Wilbur Orley Howard was buried at Gardens of Memory, 11201 South Marion Road 35, Huntington, Huntington Co., Indiana.3,4,5 He Wilber O. Howard, 79, 1619 W. First St., Marion, died at 6:30 a.m. Thursday at Marion General Hospital. Mr. Howard was born in Wabash County and have been a resident of Marion most of his life. He was retired as the service and body shop manager at Munson's Pontiac, Marion, where he had been employed for 36 years. He was a member of the Handfield United Methodist Church, Marion. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; son, David W., Marion; two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Norma) Cooper and Mrs. Michael (Karen) Roush, both of Marion; one sister, Mrs. Carl (Helen) Widmeyer, Port Charlotte, Fla; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Huntington County.5 He was born on August 10, 1906 at Wabash Co., Indiana.7,2,3 He married Mary Elizabeth Garrison on February 14, 1931 at Indiana.2,3 Wilbur Orley Howard died on December 19, 1985 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana, at age 79.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 105, District 148, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1930Dwelling 70, District 7, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana8

Occupation

1930Painting worker8

Family

Mary Elizabeth Garrison b. December 9, 1910, d. January 29, 1996
Marriage*Wilbur Orley Howard married Mary Elizabeth Garrison on February 14, 1931 at Indiana.2,3 
Children
  • David W. Howard5
  • Norma Howard5
  • Karen Lee Howard5

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  3. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  4. [S4236] Gardens of Memory, Huntington Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Wilber O. Howard obituary.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the William Orley Howard obituary.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Roger Brane1,2

M, b. February 7, 1906, d. December 26, 1981
FatherCharles Fremont Brane1,2 b. January 15, 1883, d. May 11, 1967
MotherBessie Howard1,2 b. August 31, 1883, d. June 6, 1956
     His Social Security Number was 309-05-3928.3 Roger Brane was buried at Grant Memorial Park, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.4 He was born on February 7, 1906 at Wabash Co., Indiana.3,4 He married Emma M. Voorhis circa 1926.4,5 Roger Brane and Emma M. Voorhis were divorced before April 15, 1940.6 Roger Brane died on December 26, 1981 at Marion, Grant Co., Indiana, at age 75.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 111, District 148, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1920Dwelling 242, District 185, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2
1930Dwelling 91, District 23, Franklin Township, Grant Co., Indiana5
1940Dwelling 153, District 27-1, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana6

Occupation

1930Foundry laborer5

Family

Emma M. Voorhis b. 1902, d. 1969
Marriage*Roger Brane married Emma M. Voorhis circa 1926.4,5 
Divorce* Roger Brane and Emma M. Voorhis were divorced before April 15, 1940.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S2511] Brane Family of Md, Ohio and Indiana, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/25728976/person/1702561187
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  8. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Florence Irene Razer1,2

F, b. November 7, 1907, d. December 8, 2007
     Her Social Security Number was 313-20-9883.3 Florence Irene Razer was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.1 She was born on November 7, 1907 at Leroy, McLean Co., Illinois.3,2 As of November 6, 1926,her married name was Brane.2 She married Howard R. Brane, son of Charles Fremont Brane and Bessie Howard, on November 6, 1926 at Indiana.2 Florence Irene Razer died on December 8, 2007 at LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 100.3,4,2 She Florence Irene Brane, 100, LaFontaine, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007, at Rolling Meadows Healthcare. Survivors include children Barbara J. (John) Simmons and John Paul (Pauline) Brane. There is no service. on December 10, 2007.4,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 93, District 7, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana5
1940Dwelling 108, District 85-9, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana6

Family

Howard R. Brane b. November 12, 1902, d. August 7, 1980
Marriage*Florence Irene Razer married Howard R. Brane, son of Charles Fremont Brane and Bessie Howard, on November 6, 1926 at Indiana.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2508] I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=34457655&CRid=1704350&
  2. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S1800] Wabash Plain Dealer, From the Florence Irene Brane obituary in the Dec 10, 2007 edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  8. [S1800] Wabash Plain Dealer, From the Barbara Jane Simmons obitaury in the Dec 27, 2018 edition.
  9. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.

Barbara Jane Brane1,2,3

F, b. June 20, 1927, d. December 24, 2018
FatherHoward R. Brane1,4,3,5 b. November 12, 1902, d. August 7, 1980
MotherFlorence Irene Razer1,2,4,3,5 b. November 7, 1907, d. December 8, 2007
     Barbara Jane Brane was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.5,6 She was born on June 20, 1927 at Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana.3,5,6 As of 1948,her married name was Cokl.5 She married John Edward Cokl in 1948.5,6 As of August 20, 1966,her married name was Simmons.7 Barbara Jane Brane married John Robert Simmons on August 20, 1966 at Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana.5,7,8 Barbara Jane Brane died on December 24, 2018 at Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 91.5,6 She Barbara Jane Simmons, 91, of LaFontaine, passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. Barbara was born on June 20, 1927, in Wabash County to the late Howard and Florence (Razer) Brane. Barbara married John Cokl in 1948. He passed away in 1959. Barbara then married John Simmons in 1966. He passed away in June of 2011. Barbara was a 1945 graduate of LaFontaine High School. She worked from home taking care of her family. Barbara was a member of the St. Paul Catholic Church in Marion and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Van Buren. Barbara is survived by her sons, Martin (Teresa) Cokl and Howard (Jodi) Cokl both of Cincinnati, Ohio; daughters, Cynthia (Dennis Abrams) Cokl of Cincinnati, Ohio, Michele (Roger) Naylor of Cottonwood, Arizona and Teresa Cokl of Mesa, Arizona; brother, John (Pauline) Brane of Albuquerque, New Mexico; eight grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by one sister. Mass of Christian Burial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Marion, 1031 Kem Road, Marion, with Father Christopher officiating. Graveside interment will follow at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery, LaFontaine. on December 27, 2018.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 93, District 7, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 108, District 85-9, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana4

Family 1

John Edward Cokl b. December 30, 1925, d. August 9, 1959
Marriage*Barbara Jane Brane married John Edward Cokl in 1948.5,6 
Children
  • Martin Cokl5
  • Howard D. Cokl5
  • Cynthia Cokl5
  • Michele Cokl5
  • Teresa Cokl5

Family 2

John Robert Simmons b. August 22, 1928, d. June 24, 2011
Marriage*Barbara Jane Brane married John Robert Simmons on August 20, 1966 at Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana.5,7,8 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1800] Wabash Plain Dealer, From the Florence Irene Brane obituary in the Dec 10, 2007 edition.
  3. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1800] Wabash Plain Dealer, From the Barbara Jane Simmons obitaury in the Dec 27, 2018 edition.
  6. [S2508] I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=34457655&CRid=1704350&
  7. [S1800] Wabash Plain Dealer, From the John R. Simmons obitaury in the Jun 27, 2011 edition.
  8. [S8538] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005.

Joan Ruth Brane1,2,3

F, b. January 8, 1929, d. December 18, 1936
FatherHoward R. Brane1,4,3 b. November 12, 1902, d. August 7, 1980
MotherFlorence Irene Razer1,4,3 b. November 7, 1907, d. December 8, 2007
     Joan Ruth Brane was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.2 She was born on January 8, 1929 at LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.2,4,3 She died on December 18, 1936 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana, at age 7.2,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 93, District 7, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana1

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2508] I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=34457655&CRid=1704350&
  3. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  4. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.

Emma M. Voorhis1

F, b. 1902, d. 1969
     Emma M. Voorhis was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.1 She was born in 1902 at Indiana.2,1 As of circa 1926,her married name was Brane.2 She married Roger Brane, son of Charles Fremont Brane and Bessie Howard, circa 1926.1,2 Emma M. Voorhis and Roger Brane were divorced before April 15, 1940.3 Emma M. Voorhis died in 1969 at Indiana.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 91, District 23, Franklin Township, Grant Co., Indiana2

Family

Roger Brane b. February 7, 1906, d. December 26, 1981
Marriage*Emma M. Voorhis married Roger Brane, son of Charles Fremont Brane and Bessie Howard, circa 1926.1,2 
Divorce* Emma M. Voorhis and Roger Brane were divorced before April 15, 1940.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2511] Brane Family of Md, Ohio and Indiana, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/25728976/person/1702561187
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  5. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Virginia Louise Brane1,2

F, b. November 20, 1926, d. January 18, 2011
FatherRoger Brane1 b. February 7, 1906, d. December 26, 1981
MotherEmma M. Voorhis1 b. 1902, d. 1969
     Her married name was Couch.3 Virginia Louise Brane married Unknown Couch.3,2 Virginia Louise Brane was born on November 20, 1926 at Indiana.1,4 She died on January 18, 2011 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 84.4,2 She OCEANA — Virginia Louise Brane Couch, 84, of Oceana, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley. In keeping with Virginia's wishes there will be no services and she will be cremated. on January 23, 2011.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 91, District 23, Franklin Township, Grant Co., Indiana1

Family

Unknown Couch
Marriage*Virginia Louise Brane married Unknown Couch.3,2 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S798] Register Herald, From the Virginia Louise Brane Couch obituary in the Jan 23, 2011 edition.
  3. [S1663] St. Petersburg Times, From the Max M. Brane obituary in the Oct 2, 1994 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Bynoe Rivers Reed1,2,3,4

M, b. May 13, 1889, d. October, 1973
FatherJoseph "Joe" Reed5,6 b. March 6, 1863, d. December 11, 1939
MotherEdith A. Grover5,6 b. May 7, 1866, d. July 26, 1948
     His Social Security Number was 182-01-8494.7 Bynoe Rivers Reed was born on May 13, 1889 at Wabash Co., Indiana; His WWII Draft Registration card has a birth date of May 13, 1891.2,7,4 He married Frances Swafford Gordon on July 30, 1913 at Cook Co., Illinois.1,3 Bynoe Rivers Reed died in October, 1973 at age 84.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 217, District 120, Noble Township, Wabash Co., Indiana6
1910Dwelling 60, District 157, Noble Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5
1920Dwelling 134, District 192, San Bernardino, San Bernardino Co., California1

Occupation

1910Railroad shop operator5
1920Traveling salesman1

Family

Frances Swafford Gordon b. August 18, 1893, d. November 15, 1976
Marriage*Bynoe Rivers Reed married Frances Swafford Gordon on July 30, 1913 at Cook Co., Illinois.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1897] Cook County Clerk, Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960.
  4. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Flava Botkin Sirk1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. January 23, 1896, d. June 13, 1956
     Flava Botkin Sirk was buried at Mount Etna Cemetery, Mount Etna, Huntington Co., Indiana.5,6 His Social Security Number was 305-38-2695.8 He was born on January 23, 1896 at Huntington Co., Indiana.3,9,6,8,10 He married Mary Olive Reed, daughter of John Grant Reed and Grace Fearnow, on July 10, 1918 at Indiana.4,11,9 Flava Botkin Sirk died on June 13, 1956 at age 60.6,8

Census Records

1920Dwelling 116, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., IndianaFlava and his waife were enumerated in the household of his father-in-law John Reed1
1930Dwelling 122, District 27, Wayne Township, Huntington Co., Indiana2
1940Dwelling 18, District 35-31, Wayne Township, Huntington Co., Indiana12

Occupation

1920Farmer1
1930Farmer2
1940Farmer12

Family

Mary Olive Reed b. February 22, 1900, d. May 17, 1938
Marriage*Flava Botkin Sirk married Mary Olive Reed, daughter of John Grant Reed and Grace Fearnow, on July 10, 1918 at Indiana.4,11,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S1843] Journal Gazette, The, From the James W. Sirk obituary in the Oct 23, 2003 edition.
  5. [S5310] Mount Etna Cemetery, Huntington Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S3565] The National Archives and Records Administration, U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963.
  7. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  8. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  9. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  10. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  11. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S1800] Wabash Plain Dealer, From the John R. Sirk obituary in the Dec 19, 2015 edition.

Jennie Emaline Trout1,2

F, b. May 28, 1905, d. May 29, 2003
     Her Social Security Number was 307-28-2965.3 Jennie Emaline Trout was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.1 She was born on May 28, 1905 at Indiana.4,3,1 As of circa 1928,her married name was Reed.4 She married Maurice "Morris" Reed, son of John Grant Reed and Grace Fearnow, circa 1928.4,1 Jennie Emaline Trout died on May 29, 2003 at Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 98.3,1 She May 28, 1905 - May 29, 2003. WABASH - Jennie E. Reed, 98, died at 10:50 a.m. Thursday in AmeriCare Living Center. The Van Buren native was married to the late Maurice Reed. Surviving are children, Nancy Meyer and Max, both of Wabash, Mary Kendall, Roann, Helen Dawes, Urbana, Dorothy Brouhard, Ohio, and John, Virginia and siblings, Everett Trout, Marion, Homer Trout, Claypool, and Lora Trout, Indianapolis. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Monday in LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery with the Rev. John Leinbaugh officiating. Visitation: 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Memorials may be made to Bachelor Creek Church of God. on May 30, 2003.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 177, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana4
1940Dwelling 239, District 85-10, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5

Family

Maurice "Morris" Reed b. January 13, 1904, d. November 3, 1947
Marriage*Jennie Emaline Trout married Maurice "Morris" Reed, son of John Grant Reed and Grace Fearnow, circa 1928.4,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Jennie E. Reed obituary in the May 30, 2003 edition.
  2. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  8. [S8835] Star Press, The, From the Ruth Long Metzger obituary in the May 21, 1996 edition.
  9. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  10. [S8538] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Everett Reed obituary in the Dec 8, 2012 edition.

Ruth Irene Reed1,2,3,4,5

F, b. November 29, 1928, d. May 19, 1996
FatherMaurice "Morris" Reed1,6,7,2,8,3,4,5,9 b. January 13, 1904, d. November 3, 1947
MotherJennie Emaline Trout1,6,7,2,8,3,4,5,9 b. May 28, 1905, d. May 29, 2003
     Her Social Security Number was 310-28-0098.2 Ruth Irene Reed was buried at Wallace Cemetery, Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana.7,10,8 She was born on November 29, 1928 at Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.7,2,10,3,4 As of June 14, 1947,her married name was Long.4 She married Richard Verne/Vern Long on June 14, 1947 at Indiana.10,8,4,7 As of May 29, 1994,her married name was Metzger.5 Ruth Irene Reed married Harold C. Metzger on May 29, 1994 at Peoria, Miami Co., Indiana.7,8,5,11 Ruth Irene Reed died on May 19, 1996 at Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 67.7,2,10,8 She JONESBORO, Ind. - Ruth Long Metzger, 67, Wabash, mother of Jonesboro resident Linda S. Hamilton, died Sunday in Community Care Center, Wabash. Mrs. Metzger, who was a lifelong resident of Wabash County, was a homemaker. She attended Peoria United Methodist Church. She graduated from Somerset High School in 1946. Other survivors include her husband, Harold C. Metzger, Wabash; another daughter, Christina K. Grossnickle, Rochester; a son, Maurice H. Long, Wabash; her mother, Jennie Reed, Wabash; two brothers, John Reed, Roanoke, Va., and Max Reed, Wabash; four sisters, Mary Lou Kendall (husband: Arthur), Roann, Helen Dawes (husband: Darle), Urbana, Dorothy Brouhard (husband: Chris), Springfield, Ohio, and Nancy Meyer (husband: Larry), Wabash; and five grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Susan Metzger, Willmette, Ill., and Debra Weltzman, Singapore, and a stepson, San Metzger, Wabash. Her first husband, Richard V. Long, died in 1985. Her father, Maurice Reed; two grandsons, and a stepson, are also deceased. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Manchester Avenue Chapel Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, with Rev. Mellissa Rise officiating. Burial will be in Wallace Cemetery. on May 21, 1996.8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 177, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 239, District 85-10, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana6

Family 1

Richard Verne/Vern Long b. April 23, 1925, d. April 8, 1985
Marriage*Ruth Irene Reed married Richard Verne/Vern Long on June 14, 1947 at Indiana.10,8,4,7 
Children

Family 2

Harold C. Metzger b. September 6, 1926, d. February 19, 2015
Marriage*Ruth Irene Reed married Harold C. Metzger on May 29, 1994 at Peoria, Miami Co., Indiana.7,8,5,11 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  4. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  5. [S8538] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  8. [S8835] Star Press, The, From the Ruth Long Metzger obituary in the May 21, 1996 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Everett Reed obituary in the Dec 8, 2012 edition.
  10. [S8981] Wallace Cemetery, Wabsah Co., IN, online www.findagrave.com.
  11. [S1800] Wabash Plain Dealer, From the Harold C. Metzger obituary in the Feb 19, 2015 edition.
  12. [S1800] Wabash Plain Dealer, From the Christina Kay Grossnickle obituary in the Aug 1, 2013 edition.