Friday July 17, 1981
Joseph F. Anspaugh, age 91 years, died Thursday July 16, 1981.
Born in St. Paul February 23, 1890, son of  Francis and Elizabeth Critser Anspaugh.
Married January 27, 1909  Lora May Jackson, who died March 24, 1961.
Survivors are 3 children, Kenneth M. Anspaugh,  Mrs. John R. (Irene) Mardis and  Mrs. Norman B. (Margaret) Weintraut, all of Shelbyville; 2 sisters, Mrs. Bertha Blaylock, of Indianapolis and  Mrs. Nellie Miner  of Shelbyville; 10 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren.
A son, 2 brothers, and 3 sisters preceded in death.
He was a member of the First Christian Church and FOP lodge.
Burial Saturday in the Lewis Creek Baptist Cemetery, Ewing Mortuary in charge.
Contributed and summarized by Barb Huff

Wednesday August 2, 1933
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Father of 2 Shelbyville Residents Passes Away;
Four Other Children Survive
          Frances [Francis] Marion Anspaugh, 75 years old, lifelong resident of St. Paul, and father of  Frank Anspaugh  and  Mrs. Nellie Miner, of Shelbyville, died at his home in St. Paul at five o'clock Tuesday afternoon following an illness of several months.  He had been a barber for many years.
          Mr. Anspaugh was born April 26, 1858.  His marriage to  Miss Hannah Elizabeth Critser, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. James Critser, of Hartsville, took place December 24, 1877.  Mrs. Anspaugh preceded her husband in death January 3, 1929.  Of their nine children, six survive;  Mrs. Etta Johnson, of Eldorado, Ohio;  Mrs. Bertha Hoffman, of Indianapolis;  Mrs. Nellie Miner, of Shelbyville;  Mrs. Mary Rose, of St. Paul;  George Anspaugh, of St. Paul, and  Frank, of Shelbyville.
          The deceased also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Lydia Brooks, of Richmond and   Mrs. Dora Mount, of Shelbyville; a half-brother, Peter T. Short, of Olney, Illinois; a half-sister, Mrs. Ella Thompson, of Dunbar, West Virginia, fifteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
          Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the St. Paul Christian church, with the Rev. Boyd E. Tryon officiating.  Burial will be in the Paul Hill cemetery, in charge of C. L. Wilson.
Contributed by Barb Huff

Friday, January 4, 1929
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Mrs. Hannah Anspaugh, Age 70, Dies At Her Home In St. Paul
          Mrs. Hannah E. Anspaugh, 70 years old, and the wife of  Frank Anspaugh, died at their home in St. Paul at 3:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon, after having been seriously ill with heart disease since Christmas Day.
          She was the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. James Critser, and was born in Bartholomew county, December 23, 1858.  She was married to Mr. Anspaugh December 23, 1877.  Six of the nine children born to them survive.  They are:  Mrs. Ambrose Johnson  of Richmond, Indiana;  George Anspaugh  of Daleville, Indiana;  Mrs. Raleigh Rose, at home;  J. Frank Anspaugh, of Shelbyville;  Mrs. Emil Hoffman, of Indianapolis, and  Mrs. Raymond Miner, of Shelbyville.
          Besides these children and the husband, fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren survive.  Mrs. Anspaugh also leaves a sister, Mrs. Albert Edwards, of St. Paul.  She was a member of the Christian church of St. Paul.
          The funeral will be held at the church at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, the Rev. Alphonso Burns of Arlington officiating. Interment will be in the St. Paul cemetery.  Morris Sleeth is the funeral director.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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