A Shelby or Rush County Indiana newspaper
About 1938
Obituary of Noah L. Goddard
          Noah L. Goddard, 74 years old, died at 6:15 pm, Sunday, in the Major Hospital, after an illness of two weeks. He had undergone an operation at the hospital on Thursday.
          Mr. Goddard, a retired farmer and a business man, was born in Walker Township, Rush County, October 31, 1864, a son of  Jasper and Clarissa Powell Goddard.  He had spent all his life in the Manilla community.  He was married to  Miss Ida Rawlings on September 22, 1899.
          Survivors are the widow, Mrs Ida Goddard; one son Melvin Goddard, of Indianapolis; one sister, Mrs. William E. Gardner, of Battle Creek, Michigan, and four grandchildren.
          The funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Tuesday, in the Manilla Methodist Church, and will be conducted by the Rev. E. E. Young, pastor of the church.  Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, in charge of Ezra Carmony, funeral director.
Submitted by Richard Weightman

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