Shelby  County  Indiana
Obituaries

Gahimer


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, June 29, 2005
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Frieda Lavon Gahimer, 95, of Morristown, died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, Rushville.
Born May 18,1910, in Rush County, d/o  Jeremiah D. and Mary Edna (Clingman) Edmondson.
Married  Chester Gahimer  on March 31, 1929; he died March 20, 1990.
Survivors include two daughters, Evelyn Crim (James) of Manilla and  Edna Hauger (Kenneth) of Glenwood; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one daughter, Carol Hornung; infant son, Chester Fredrick Gahimer; one sister, Treesa May Buckler; and two brothers,  Delbert Edmondson  and  Loren Edmondson.
Lived in Fayette County from 1950 to 1959.
Homemaker, farmwife, seamstress and baby-sitter.
Graduated in 1928 from Manilla High School.
Member of Gwynneville Christian Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher and member of the Ladies Aide Society; and Helping Hand Aide Society, formerly in Homer.
Frazier Chapel, Freeman Family Funeral Homes, 124 E. North St. in Morristown with the Rev. Fred Hickman officiating.
Interment:  Goddard Cemetery, in Rush County.
Contributions may be made to Gwynneville Christian Church Building Fund.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, April 23, 2005
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Frederick Hugh Gahimer, 71, of Marion County, died Thursday, April 21, 2005.
Born Aug. 27, 1933, s/o  Carl and Mabel (Wagoner) Gahimer.
Married  Ethel Matthew, and she survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Karen Gahimer  and  Jackie Stone (husband, Steve); three sons, Joseph Gahimer (wife, Barb),  Michael Gahimer (wife, Michelle)  and   John Gahimer (wife, Michelle); one sister, Anna Mae John (husband, Frederick); seven grandchildren, Ryan Gahimer,  Julie Gahimer,  Dylan Gahimer,  Dustin Gahimer,  Andrew Gahimer,  Alexandria Gahimer  and  Adaleen Gahimer.
Preceded in death by one sister, Martha Skillman.
Grew up on his parents’ farm in Shelby County.
Employed at Naval Avionics, in Indianapolis, for 35 years, retiring in 1992.
U.S. Navy veteran.
Graduated in 1955 from Purdue University, with a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering, and in 1975 from Butler University, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, John Purdue Club, Purdue Alumni Association and American Society of Chemical Engineers.
Flanner & Buchanan Lawrence Funeral Center, 5215 N. Shadeland Ave., in Lawrence;  St. Lawrence Catholic Church
Burial:  Oaklawn Memorial Gardens,
Contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or Joy’s House
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, December 10, 2004
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Sharon Irene Gahimer, 59, of Shelbyville, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004.
Born June 18, 1945, in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of  Daniel William  and  Olga Jane (Claytor) Gahimer.
Survivors include her mother, of Shelbyville; one brother, Danny Gahimer (wife, Rose) of Woodlawn, Wash.; one sister, Ruth Reynolds of Shelbyville; and the family she lived with for many years, Debbie Stolen and her children, Peter DePrez Jr.,  David DePrez,  Gillian DePrez,  Josie Peacock  and  Alex Peacock.
Preceded in death by her father; one brother, Russell Gahimer; and one sister, Donna Mae Daniels.
Previously lived in Indianapolis but lived most of her life in Shelbyville.
Caregiver.
Graduated from Waldron High School.
Member of Flat Rock Christian Church, in Flat Rock.
Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with the Rev. George Plantz officiating.
Burial: Blue Ridge Cemetery, in Blue Ridge.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
November 29, 2003
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Elizabeth F. Gahimer, 84, of Shelbyville, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003.
Born Jan. 7, 1919, in Shelbyville, d/o  Frank B. and Milda (Mays) Mitchell.
Married  Richard E. Gahimer  on June 14, 1941, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1972.
Survivors include three sons, Richard E. Gahimer Jr. (wife, Gail) of Homestead, Fla.,  Tim Gahimer (wife, Sue) of New Palestine and  Tony Gahimer (wife, Barbara) of Manilla; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.
Lifelong area resident.
Homemaker.
Member of Blue Ridge Christian Union Church, in Blue Ridge.
Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Farnsley officiating.
Burial:  Blue Ridge Cemetery in Blue Ridge.
Contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Christian Union Church.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, September 26, 2003
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Alice M. Gahimer, 75, Pendleton, [IN] died Friday, July 25, 2003, at her home.
Born Oct. 27, 1927, Russell Springs, Ky., d/o Ivan and Annie (Gosser) Redmon.  Married to Paul H. Bennett.  He preceded her in death.  Married to Clarence L. “Bun” Gahimer  for 26 years, he preceded her in death.
Survivors:  2 sons, Gregory Mark Bennett of Greenfield, [IN],  Timothy Neal Bennett, Pendleton, [IN]; 1 daughter, Brenda Marie Guyer, Greenfield, [IN]; 2 sisters, Ersie Hilbert, Hagerstown, [IN], Versie Collins, New Palestine, [IN]; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by 2 brothers, Odell Redmon  and  Ed Redmon; 3 sisters, Elva LaneSylvia McGaughey  and  Lois Girt.
Employed by:  Western Electric for eight years;  Guide Lamp for five years;  Electra Corp. for eight years.
Attended Calvary Baptist Church in Greenfield, [IN],formerly attended Eden United Methodist Church in Eden, [IN].
Erlewein Mortuary, 1484 W. U.S. Highway 40 in Greenfield.
Funeral services:  Rev. Dr. Damon Jones officiating.
Burial will be in Mendon Cemetery near Pendleton, [IN].
Summarized by Gloria Jackson


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, June 18, 2003
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Eulalia Sue Gahimer, 84, of St. Peters, Mo., died Monday, June 16, 2003.
Born June 17, 1918, in Blue Ridge, d/o  Melvin and Delphia (Mullen) Sconn
Married  Leonidas “Ike” Gahimer  on April 28, 1938; he died Jan. 16, 1996.
Survivors include one son, John Gahimer (wife, Karen), of St. Charles, Mo.; one sister, Opal Gahimer, of Blue Ridge; two grandchildren, Gwendolyn Conley, of Denver, Colo., and  Dr. Tamara Pavelec, of St. Charles; and two great-grandchildren.
Lifelong resident of Blue Ridge until moving to Missouri three years ago.
Homemaker and had been employed as a bookkeeper and tax consultant.
Member of Blue Ridge Christian Church in Blue Ridge.
Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with the Rev. James Farnsley officiating.
Burial:  Blue Ridge Cemetery in Blue Ridge.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
September 29, 2001
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Donald E. Gahimer, 70, of Shelbyville, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001, at Major Hospital.
Born Sept. 6, 1931, in Manilla, s/o  William and Gladys (Gahimer) Cass Sr.
Survivors include three half brothers,  John Wayne Cass Sr.,  William Cecil Cass Jr.  and  Leonard George Cass, all of Fountaintown.
Resident of Heritage House Convalescent Center for more than 30 years.
Blue Ridge Cemetery in Shelby County, with the Rev. Dennis Hirschauer officiating.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, 232 W. Broadway St.
Contributions may be made to Heritage House Convalescent Center, 2309 S. Miller St., Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
December 12, 2000
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Russell W. Gahimer, 60, a lifelong Shelby County resident, died Dec. 10.
Born April 27, 1940, in Shelby County, s/o  Daniel W. and Olga Jane (Claytor) Gahimer.
Married  Gearldine (Vanhook) Gahimer  on Oct. 15, 1960, and she survives.
Other survivors include his mother, Shelbyville; one son, Randy W. Gahimer, St. Paul; four daughters, Rhonda Gahimer, Waldron,  Mrs. Charles (Sonia) Hudnall, Shelbyville,  Mrs. Douglas (Martha Jane) Stocklin, Greensburg, and  Mrs. Louis (Sherry) Meier, Indianapolis; three sisters,  Donna Daniels,  Ruth Reynolds  and  Sharon Gahimer, all of Shelbyville; one brother, Danny Gahimer, Woodman, Wash.; and nine grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his father and one son.
Plumber for R.E. Griesemer Co., Indianapolis, for 12 years.
Member of Waldron United Methodist Church, Waldron; Brookville Striper Federation, Brookville; Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 440, Indianapolis.
Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home, Shelbyville, with the Rev. Cameron Manifold officiating.
Burial:  Blue Ridge Cemetery, Blue Ridge.
Contributions may be made to Brookville Striper Federation for the Children’s Derby.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
December 9, 2000
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Lois N. Gahimer, 73, Shelbyville, died Dec. 7 at St. Francis Hospital, Beech Grove.
Born Feb. 22, 1927, in Shelbyville, d/o  Elton and Dorothy (Evans) Smith.
Married  William R. “Bob” Gahimer  on May 17, 1946, and he survives.
Other survivors include four children, Bill Gahimer,  Robin Gahimer,  Melanie Madden  and  Scott Gahimer, all of Shelbyville; one sister,  Alice Davis, Shelbyville; one brother, Bill J. Smith, Indianapolis; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
Self-employed beautician before retiring.
Member of Zion United Church of Christ.
Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Rod Beheler officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, March 08, 1999
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Evelyn Gahimer, 87, died Friday at Todd-Aikens Health Care Center, Franklin.
Lifelong resident of Shelby County.
Born June 11, 1911, in Marietta, d/o  Charles and Della (Sanders) Tucker.
Married to  Matthew M. Gahimer  on Oct. 4, 1927, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 1991.
Homemaker.
Member of the Marietta United Methodist Church, Marietta United Methodist Women’s Society and was a charter member of the United Firemen’s Auxiliary of Marietta.
Survivors include: two daughters,  Mrs. Robert (Lynda) Petro, Edinburgh, and  Mrs. Michael (Iris) Gariup, Hebron; two sisters,  Martha Van Scyoc, Marietta, and  Dorothy Borders, Nashville; a brother,  Carl “Bud” Tucker, Shelbyville; a half-sister,  Zible Swinehart, North Vernon; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by a brother.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, with the Revs. Robert M. Campbell and Mike Katayama officiating.
Burial:  Miller Cemetery, Shelby County.
Contributions may be made to Marietta United Methodist Church.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Tues Nov 24 1998
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Clarence Leon “Bun” Gahimer, 87, Pendleton, died Sunday at Hancock Memorial Hospital, Greenfield.
Born July 11, 1911, in Manilla s/o  Julius and Shirley (McDanial) Gahimer.
Married  Virginia Gahimer, and she preceded him in death.
Married  Alice M. Redmon, and she survives.
Madison County farmer.
Other survivors include two sons, Greg Bennett, Greenfield, and  Tim Bennett, Fountaintown; a daughter, Brenda Guyer, Greenfield; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Preceded in death by two daughters, one brother and one sister.
Erlewein Mortuary, Greenfield, with the Rev. Kimberland J. Hough officiating. 
Burial:  Mendon Cemetery, Pendleton.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, January 7, 1980
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GAHIMER
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          Mrs. Hattie Gahimer,  81, a Blue Ridge native and former Arlington resident, died Sunday morning at Whitam Hospital, Lebanon.  Services will be announced by the Carmony Funeral Homer.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, August 21, 1971
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Albert N. Gahimer, 72, 2531 S. New Jersey St., Indianapolis, died this morning.
Born December 8, 1898, Walker Township, Rush County, s/o  John W.  and  Eva (Burchfield) Gahimer.
Married  Sadie Ruth Coers on August 21, 1920.
Survivors:  wife; son, Donald Gahimer, Riverside, California; daughter, Mrs. John (Evelyn) Carty, Indianapolis; six grandchildren and one step-grandson.
One son preceded in death.
Former Manilla area resident; lived in Indianapolis most of married life.
Indianapolis Office of Civil Defense.  Owned and operated Home Radio and Electric Service.  Major in the Civil Air Patrol.
Member of the Indianapolis Baptist Temple and the West Indianapolis Masonic Lodge.
Carmony Funeral Home, Shelbyville.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
July 6, 1971
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Mrs. Elizabeth Gahimer, 98, Manilla, Orange Township, died Saturday, Rushville.
Born in Walker Township, Rush County, July 9, 1872, d/o  Henry  and  Maria Hirtzel Kney.
Married  Jacob Gahimer  March 31, 1897; he died August 31, 1951.
Survivors:  daughter, Miss Cora E. Gahimer, Orange Twp, Rush County; three sons, Noah and  Otto Gahimer, at home, and  Harley Gahimer, Milroy; sister, Mrs. Flora Meal, St. Paul.
Oldest member of a family of eleven children.  Four brothers and five sisters preceded in death.
Lifelong resident of Rush County.  Lived in Orange Township at time of death.
Member of Zion United Church of Christ since childhood and a member of its Home Department.
Burial:  Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery, Shelby County.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, October 19, 1951
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DEATH  CLAIMS  FRANK  GAHIMER
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Former Shelby County Man
Dies at Daughter's Home
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          Frank Gahimer, 78, former reisdent of Shelby county and native of Orange township, Rush county, died at 12:45 o'clock this morning at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Vera Vanscoy, with whom he had resided at Moscow for the last two years.  He had been ill for eight weeks with a complication of diseases.
          The son of  Michael and Margaret (Howell) Gahimer, he was born on April 8, 1873.  In December 20, 1899, he was married to  Mayme E. Holmes  whose death occurred on Oct. 26, 1948.  Three of four children born to the union survive, daughter at whose home he died,  Mrs. Elma Fessler  of Indianapolis and  Matthew Gahimer  of Manilla.  Also surviving are a brother, Henry Gahimer of Carthage, and seven grandchildren.
          Mr. Gahimer was a member of the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church of Union township.
          Funeral services will held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Carmony Funeral Home in St. Paul with Rev. J. W. Dickmann officiating.  Burial will be in Paul Hill cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 6:00 o'clock this evening.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday, September 1, 1951
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JACOB  GAHIMER,  83,  SUCCUMBS
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Funeral Monday For Fush County Resident
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          Jacob Gahimer, 83, a lifelong resident of Rush county, died at 8:30 p.m. last night at his Orange township home.
          Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Zion Evangelical Church with Rev. Kenneth Kuhn officiating.  Burial in charge of the Carmony Funeral Home of Manilla, will be in the church cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home from Sunday on.
          Born Oct. 26, 1867, he was the son of  Jacob  and  Catherine (Theobald) Gahimer  and one of a family of nine children.
          On March 30, 1897, he was married to  Elizabeth Kney  who survives with four children,  Cora E. Harley,  Noah H.,  and  Otto W. Gahimer,  all of near Manilla.
          Other survivors include three sisters,  Mrs. Catherine Coers,  Waldron,  Mrs. Minnie Rader  and  Miss Mary Gahimer  of Shelbyville and a brother,  Louis Gahimer  of Blue Ridge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday, June 20, 1951
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GAHIMER  RITES  ARE  ARRANGED
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Funeral for County Farmer
To Be Conducted Saturday
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          Funeral services for  Daniel M. Gahimer, Shelby county farmer, will be held at the Carmony Funeral Home in this city Saturday at 2:00 p.m.  Rev. Wayland Siders at Connersville will officiate and interment will be in the Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church cemetery.  Friends may call at the late home of Mr. Gahimer on rural route 3, west of this city, until Saturday morning and after that at the funeral home.
          Mr. Gahimer, who was 70 years of age, died Thursday at a Madison hospital of a complication of diseases.
          He was born on March 4, 1881, in Rush county and was the son of  Frederick  and  Julia (Theobald) Gahimer.  On December 14, 1907, he was married to  Maggie Lytle  who survives with six children.  The children are  Mrs. Mary Helen Reed,  Frederick M. Gahimer  and  Mrs. Mae Rose Yarling  of this city;  Mrs. Martha McCalip  of Geneva;  Francis O. Gahimer  of rural route 4 and  Lloyd Daniel Gahimer  of St. Paul.
          Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one brother, Albert Gahimer of Homer, and one sister, Mrs. Flora Crim of Greenfield.
          Mr. Gahimer was a member of the Bengal Methodist Church.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, May 22, 1947
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COUNTY  FARMER  TAKES  OWN  LIFE
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Conrad Gahimer, Union Township Farmer, Dies
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          Conrad Gahimer, 64, Union township farmer, died from a self-inflicted bullet wound Wednesday afternoon at this home west of Manilla on State Road 44.
          He had shot himself with a .22 caliber rifle apparently about 4:00 p.m. and his body was found in a smoke house by his daughter, Mrs. Edna Evans, who lived at his home.  She had been gone since about 1:30 p.m., it is understood.
          Mr. Gahimer was born in Rush County, the son of  Mr. and Mrs. William Gahimer.
          His wife died several years ago.  Mr. Gahimer was a member of the Manilla Christian church.
          Surviving are two children, Mrs. Edna Evans, at home, and  Carl Gahimer, of Union Township; four grandchildren; and a brother, Edward Gahimer, of south of Manilla.
          Funeral arrangements will be announced by D. E. Carmony.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday November 21, 1941
Page 1 column 5
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UNION  TOWNSHIP  FARMER  PASSES
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          A sudden heart attack, suffered at 11:30 o’clock Thursday morning, caused the death of  John Gahimer, well known farmer of Union township.  Following the attack, Mr. Gahimer managed to get to a telephone and ask the operator to call a doctor.  He died shortly after the doctor arrived at 12:45.
          Born in Union township February 2, 1861, the deceased was a son of  John and Barbara (Haug) Gahimer. He was first married to  Miss Carrie Hawkins, who died many years ago.  He was later married to  Miss Elizabeth Henry, who died December 3, 1935.
          Surviving are one brother, Jacob, of Union township, and two sisters, Mrs. William Neeb, Union township, and  Mrs. Michael Nigh, of Rush county.  Deceased was a member of the Zion Evangelical church.
          Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Rays Crossing Christian Union church and burial will take place in the Bennett cemetery, Union township, in charge of Ezra Carmony, Manilla funeral director.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday July 28, 1941
Page 1 column 7
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INFANT  DIES
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          Gary Leon Gahimer, five-months-old son of  Mr. and Mrs. Varl Gahimer, died yesterday afternoon at 3:45 o’clock.  Death resulted from complications attending teeth-cutting.  Besides the parents, the infant is survived by the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Vaught, of Union township;  Mr. and Mrs. Ercell Gahimer, of Rush county, and great-grandparents, Mrs. Florence Gahimer, of Union township;  Mr. and Mrs. Robert Edwards  and  George Fuchs, all of Union township.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10:30 o’clock, at the home in charge of the Rev. J. W. Dickmann.  Burial will take place in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of D. E. Carmony, Manilla funeral director.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday March 27, 1941
Page 1 column 4
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MRS. GAHIMER, 72, SUCCUMBS
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Manilla Resident Passes Away
at Home of Mrs. Emma Dewester
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          Mrs. Anna Margaret (Maggie) Gahimer, age seventy-two, died Wednesday at 1:44 a.m., at the home of  Mrs. Emma Dewester, in Union township.  Mrs. Gahimer’s home was in Manilla, but she was taken to the Dewester home when she became seriously ill the first of February.
          Born in Shelby county on February 25, 1869, the daughter of  Peter and Catherine Hauck, she spent the early part of her life in Blue Ridge.  She was married in 1895 to  August Gahimer, who died in 1922.  Following her marriage she resided in and near Manilla, where she was a member of the Christian church.
          Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Albert Listenberger, of Boggstown; one sister, Mrs. Rose Phillips, of Indianapolis, and four grandchildren and several nieces.
          The body has been taken to the D. E. Carmony funeral home in Manilla, where funeral services will be conducted Friday morning at 10:30 o’clock with the Rev. Maurice Crider officiating.  Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home at any time.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, May 17, 1932
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FUNERAL  SERVICE  TOMORROW
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          The funeral service for  Marvin Gahimer,  two-year-old son of  Mr. and Mrs. Ercell Gahimer,  of two miles south of Homer, will be held in the Zion Evangelical church in Union township at two o'clock tomorrow afternoon, after which burial will take place in the Forest Hill cemetery.  The boy was a victim of double pneumonia, his death occurring at the Major hospital here yesterday.  Surviving besides the parents, re two sisters,  Aleine and  Nedra,  and three brothers,  Haskell,  Varl and  Lantus.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, May 16, 1932
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MARVIN  GAHIMER  DIES
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Double Pneumonia Causes Death of
Child This Morning.
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          Marvin Gahimer,  two years old, son of  Mr. and Mrs. Ercell Gahimer,  of two miles south of Homer, died at 10 o'clock this morning at the Major hospital in this city.  Death was caused by double pneumonia.
          Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ezra Carmony, the funeral director, in charge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday July 3, 1930
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JOHN  GAHIMER    
    DIED  YESTERDAY
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Resident of Manilla Had Been Brought
To Hospital From Home Saturday
 
FUNERAL  SERVICE  FRIDAY
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          John W. Gahimer, age fifty-five, of Manilla, and a resident of the Manilla community all of his life, died Wednesday afternoon at three-thirty o’clock at the Major Memorial Hospital in Shelbyville, following an illness of one week. Mr. Gahimer had been brought to the Major Hospital last Saturday, suffering with an attack of appendicitis. His condition had been such that it was not possible to operate on him.
          Mr. Gahimer was born in Rush county, January 25, 1875.  He was a member of the Zion Evangelical Church, in Union township, Shelby county.  He was also a member of the Red Men at Homer.
          He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Cora Gahimer; a son,  Albert Gahimer, of Indianapolis; a granddaughter,  Evelyn Gahimer; two brothers,  Julius and  George Gahimer, of near Manilla; two half-brothers,  Edward Gahimer, of near Manilla and  Conrad Gahimer, of Union Township, Shelby County.
          Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at one-thirty o’clock at the Zion Evangelical Church, the Rev. W.R. Jinnett officiating. Burial will be in the St. Paul Cemetery.  Carmony Brothers are in charge.  The Red Men are to have charge of the services.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Wednesday May 15, 1912
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MRS. MYRTLE  GAHEIMER
ANSWERS  DEATH  CALL
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Died at Her Home in Manilla
at Eight-Thirty O’clock This Morning
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COMPLICATION  OF  DISEASES
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Was a Highly Respected Lady
of Her Home Town-
Had Been Suffering Since Last Fall
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Funeral Will Be Held Friday
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          Mrs. Myrtle Gaheimer, wife of  John W. Gaheimer, died this morning at eight-thirty o’clock at their home in Manilla at the age of twenty-nine years, from a complication of diseases from which she had been suffering since last fall.  She had been bedfast the greater part of the winter, but not until the last few weeks did her condition become so critical that all hopes of saving her life was given up by her friends and relatives.
          Mrs. Gaheimer was a highly respected lady of Manilla, as she was a kind and loving mother, a true wife and a Christian neighbor, and the entire community will be saddened to hear of her death.  During all of her years as a resident of Manilla there never was a time when some Christian deed was to be done that she was not a willing helper.
          The surviving relatives, besides her husband and their little ten-year old daughter, Miss Crystal, are seven sisters.  They are  Miss Freda Jones  and  Mrs. Carl Brooks  both of Indianapolis;  Mrs. Roxie Gaheimer, of near Manilla;  Mrs. Minnie Shook, of Manilla;  Mrs. Carrie Marlow, of Greensburg;  Mrs. Lora White, of Brookville, and  Mrs. Leona Fleetwood, of Milroy; two brothers,  Elliott Jones, of Milroy, and  Oscar Jones, of Manilla, and her mother,  Mrs. Isaac Jones.  He father preceded her to the grave, having died last fall.
          The funeral services will be held at the house Friday afternoon at one o’clock, the Rev. W.R. Jinnett, of Manilla officiating, and the interment will be made in the St. Paul cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday March 12, 1908
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          Eva, wife of John W. Gahimer, died at their home, one-half mile south of Manilla, Indiana, Wednesday, March 11, 1908, at 10 o’clock p.m. of brain or spinal trouble, age thirty years, eleven months and ten days.  [She was born April 11, 1877.]  Funeral cortege will leave the house Saturday March 14, 14 12 noon.  Burial in St. Paul cemetery. [Paul Hill Cemetery.] She leaves her husband, one son, Albert, one brother, Michael Burchfield, of Indianapolis, father, James Burchfield, formerly of St. Paul, one-half-brother, Jesse, and half-sister,  Ollie,  and many relatives and friends to mourn her loss.  Deceased was a member of the Degree of Pocahontas at St. Paul.  Funeral in charge of Stewart & Fix.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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