Shelby  County  Indiana
Obituaries

Breedlove


The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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          George Raymond Breedlove,  83, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, July 11, 2016.  He was born March 31, 1933, in Shelbyville, the son of  Raymond F. and  Jane (VanPelt) Breedlove.  George is survived by his sisters,  Mary Wickizer  of Shelbyville and  Jane Lauerman and husband,  Victor, of Fowler;  and five nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister,  Diane Breedlove;  and brother-in-law,  Hugh Wickizer.
          George graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1952, Indiana University and attended Traphagen School of Design.  He worked for Ray F. Breedlove Agency and P. G. Sanders and Son before joining L.S. Ayres and Company.  At L.S. Ayres, he began in the display department (visual merchandising), moving on to other positions: the buyer of sportswear, women’s coats, Divisional Merchandise manager; assistant store manager, manager of Greenwood Branch Store and the area manager of Sycamore Cygent Shops, a division of L.S. Ayres.  After retiring from L.S. Ayres, he became the manager of Tippecanoe Press Retail Store.  George designed the present Shelbyville flag and the emblem issued on city official business.  He was active for many years in the First United Methodist Church, serving as Sunday school teacher and many positions on the board.
          A gathering of friends will be from 10:30 to 11 a. m. Saturday, July 16, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church, 34 W. Washington St. in Shelbyville.  A Celebration of George’s life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Colin Cress officiating.  Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville.  Services have been entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.  Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, or Shelbyville-Shelby County Animal Shelter, 705 Hale Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, January 7, 1999
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Shelbyville native  William Harvey Breedlove, 68, Scottsdale, Ariz., died Sunday.
Born March 19, 1930, in Shelbyville, s/o  Ora C. and Louise (Klare) Breedlove.  Married  Millie Jean (VanGorden) Breedlove, who survives.
1948 graduate of Shelbyville High School.  Member of the 1947 state championship Golden Bears basketball team.  Computer sales representative.  U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.  Lived in Arizona for 30 years.  St. Patrick’s Church.  Member of Sigma Chi fraternity.  1952 graduate of Indiana University.
Other survivors include three sons, Christopher S. Breedlove, Phoenix, Ariz., Jeffrey S. Breedlove, Scottsdale, Ariz., and  Matthew O. Breedlove, Alberta, Canada; a daughter, Melinda S. Workman, Chandler, Ariz.; a sister, Natalie Brandenburger, Shelbyville; and six grandchildren.
Paradise Memorial Gardens, Scottsdale.
Contributions to United Cerebral Palsy.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, February 10, 1970
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LOCAL  WOMAN  DIES  AT  96
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          Mrs. Della Breedlove, 96, formerly of 160 First street, died at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Russell (Mildred) Moore, 105 St. Marys Street, at 3:20 a.m. today after an extended illness.  Services will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Ewing Mortuary with the Rev. E. Davis Frazier officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.  Born in VanBuren township May 12, 1873, Mrs. Breedlove was the daughter of  George W. and Jane (Copple) Ferris.  She was married November 22, 1896 to  Harvey M. Breedlove  and he died December 1, 1961.  Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Charles (Ruby) Hughes, R.R. 3, Fairland, Mrs. Gerald (Fern) Boger, R.R. 5, Mrs. Moore  and  Mrs. Clement (Myrtle) Delekamp, Shelbyville; two sons, Ray F. Breedlove  and Wilson Breedlove, Shelbyville; 15 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.  One son, Ora Breedlove, died in 1955.  Mrs. Breedlove was the last of a family of eight children.  She had lived practically all of her life in Shelby County and Shelbyville and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Submitted by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, December 2, 1961
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LOCAL  MAN,  89  DIES  AT  HOME
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Rites Tuesday For Harvey Breedlove
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          Harvey M. Breedlove, 89, 160 First Street, who served as an Addison township trustee from 1942 to 1946, died Friday at 4:15 p.m. at his home.  He had been ill for the past month, and death was attributed to complications.  Mr. Breedlove was born August 24, 1872 in Moral township, a son of  Andrew J. and Elizabeth (Wilson) Breedlove.  He married  Della Ferris  on November 22, 1896.  She survives with six children, Mrs. Charles (Ruby) Hughes  of London, Mrs. Gerald (Fern) Boger, of R.R.5 and  Ray F. Breedlove,  Mrs. Russell (Mildred) Moore,  Mrs. Clement (Myrtle) Dellekamp and Wilson Breedlove, all of this city.  One son, Ora, preceded in death.  Other survivors are 15 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was a retired farmer, lived all of his life in Shelby county and Shelbyville, and was a member of the First Methodist Church and the Masonic Lodge.  Mr. Breedlove was the last of a family of five.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Ewing Mortuary.  Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery.  The Masonic Lodge will conduct graveside rites.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 3:00 p.m. Sunday.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday, September 3, 1927
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AGED  WOMAN  IS  DEAD  AT  HOME
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Mrs. Elizabeth E. Breedlove Age 90,
Spent Life On Moral Township Farm
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FUNERAL  TO  BE  SUNDAY
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          Mrs. Elizabeth Ellen Breedlove, age 90, died at three o'clock Friday morning at her home in Moral township.  Death was due to senility.  Mrs. Breedlove was born on the farm where her death occurred and where she had spent her entire life.  She had many friends throughout the community where she was loved and respected by all who knew her.  Surviving Mrs. Breedlove are three sons, Harvey Breedlove  of Shelbyville, George  and  Byron Breedlove  of Indianapolis, two daughters, Mrs. Minnie Curry  of Moral township, and  Miss Sallie Breedlove, at home.  Several grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 Sunday morning at the Sugar Creek M.E. church of which Mrs. Breedlove was a member.  The Rev. J. L. Barclay, pastor of the church will officiate.  Burial will be in the New Palestine Cemetery.
Submitted by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, November 30, 1909
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A. J. BREEDLOVE  DIED  MONDAY
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Well Known Moral Township Citizen Passes Away
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          A. J. Breedlove died at 6 p.m. Monday, at his home in Moral township four miles south of New Palestine, from stomach trouble.  The deceased had been ill all of last summer and this fall, but it was only during the past two weeks that his condition raised any apprehension concerning his recovery.  Mr. Breedlove was seventy-five years old, and is survived by the widow and five children, four of whom are married.  The children are  Miss Sallie Breedlove  and  Mrs. Minnie Curry, and  George,  Harvey  and  Byrum.  He had seventeen grandchildren.  Mr. Breedlove was a well known and respected farmer and was a member of the Sugar Creek M. E. church.  The funeral services will be conducted at one-thirty Wednesday afternoon in the Sugar Creek M. E. church with the Rev. Kuhn officiating.  Interment will take place in the church cemetery.
[Buried New Palestine Cemetery]
Submitted by Barb Huff

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