Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, December 27, 2002
Earl Norman Hoover, 78, of Osgood, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, Batesville.
Born Dec. 14, 1924, in Shelby County, s/o  Ersel and Ila (Walton) Hoover.  He married  Mary Margaret Abplanalp  on June 2, 1945, she survives.
Other survivors include one son, Michael William Hoover  of Greensburg; one daughter, Dianna Faye Tunny  of Batesville; one brother, Don Hoover  of Batesville; three sisters, Grace Barhorst  of North Carolina, Betty Grossman  of Holton and  Tish Cox  of Clinton, Ill; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one sister, Helen Young, and one brother, the Rev. Wayne Hoover.
Employed by Reynolds Gas Co. in Osgood from the early 1960s to the late 1960s and manager of Empire Gas in Marion from the late 1960s to the late 1980s.
U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Napoleon and past member of Moose Lodge and American Legion, both in Marion.
Nealís Funeral Home, 306 S. Walnut St. in Osgood, St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Napoleon.
Burial will be in St. Johnís Lutheran Cemetery in Napoleon.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, October 6, 1964
          Mrs. Helen Hoover,  53, formerly of 220 15th Ave., Beech Grove, died Sunday at the home of her son,  Dale Ellis,  of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., where she had resided for a year.  She was the daughter of  Francis Bornhorst  of this city.  Services will be at 9:00 a.m. Thursday in the Holy Name Catholic Church in Beech Gove[sic], where Mrs. Hoover was a member.  Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery here.  Friends may call at the Little and Sone Funeral Home in Beech Grove at any time.
          Mrs. Hoover was born in Shelbyville on June 26, 1911.  Mrs. Hoover was a nurse for the late Dr. P. R. Tindall for six years.  She was a graduate of St. Vincent's School of Nursing and worked at the St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove for four years.
          Surviving besides her son in Poughkeepsie and her father, are a sister,  Mrs. Otis Blaich  of Bargersville; four brothers,  Al,  Lawrence and  Francis Bornhorst Jr.,  all of this city, and  Carl Bornhorst  of Indianapolis.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, June 22, 1931
Page 6, column 3
Charley Hoover Passes Away Following Long Illness
Funeral To Be Tuesday; Seven Children Survive
          Ill for some time with tuberculosis, Charley Hoover died at the home 625 East Jackson street, Saturday afternoon at 4:15 o'clock.
          Mr. Hoover had been a resident of the city for the past thirty years.  He was a blacksmith and woodworker and was a skilled mechanic in each of these trades.  He was born in Scott county, Kentucky, July 20, 1871, a son of  James and Mary Hoover, and at the time of his death, was aged 59 years and eleven months.
          Mr. Hoover was married to  Miss Celestia Thomas  on February 10, 1895.  To this union eight children were born, seven of whom survive.  They are  Virgil Hoover  and  Mrs. Conda Bell Pickett, of Indianapolis, and  George H. Hoover,  Charles E. Hoover,  Perry W. Hoover,  Mrs. Emma Smith  and  Mrs. Mary M. Smith, all of Shelbyville.  Six granddaughters; one great granddaughter; a brother, Jacob Hoover, of Kentucky, also survive him.
          Funeral will take place at the home Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock in charge of Rev. McCarty and interment will be in Forest Hill in charge of C. P. Fix and Son, funeral directors.
Submitted by Barb Huff  for Rita Huebler

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