The  Kokomo  Tribune
July 31, 1968
Page 37
          Peru---- Mamie A. Hiers,  74, Rosemead, Calif., formerly of Peru died in the Glendale Hospital, Glendale, Calif., at 5 a.m. Monday after a one year illness.  Born in Miami County, Sept. 19, 1893, she was the daughter of  Louis and Anna Quartermaster Siler.  She was married to  Charles S. Hiers  in 1912 and he died in 1954.  She had lived in California since 1954, moving there from Peru.  She was a member of the Salvation Army, Peru.  Survivors are three sons,  Samuel Nulph,  Burbank, Calif.,  Forest Nulph,  Rosemead, Calif.; and  Melton Hiers,  U. S. Army, stationed at Ft. Knox, Ky.; six daughters,  Mrs. John Myers,  Shelbyville,  Mrs. Howard Copeland,  Cottage Hill;  Mrs. Meredith Zody,  Amboy;  Mrs. Nancy Gwinn,  Mrs. John Bowde  and  Miss Aldena Hiers, all of Rosemead, Calif;  two brothers, Wesley Siler,  Tucson, Ariz.; and  James Siler,  Elmira, N.Y.; 31 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.  The body will be returned to the Drake-Flowers Funeral Home.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Monday March 23, 1891
Page 4 column 1
          Leonard Hier died at his home in Geneva at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, of paralysis of the heart, age 78 years.  The funeral services were held in the M.E. Church at Geneva, at 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 23, and interred in the Hawcreek cemetery, Rev. Pavy officiating.  Cummins & Edwards, funeral directors.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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