The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, November 16, 1928
Page 1, column 6
Leonidas McAhren, 75, Passes Away
At Home In Indianapolis
          Leonidas  H.  McAhren,  75 years old, died at his home, 848 Sherman Drive, Indianapolis, at 6:10 p.m., yesterday, after having been bedfast with pneumonia for about a week.
          He was born in Shelby township, this county, May 1, 1853, and was the son of  Robert  and  Nellie  McAhren.  He had lived in Indianapolis for several years.  Surviving him are the widow,  Mrs. Flora McAhren,  and 3 daughters;  Mrs. Nellie Teetor  and  Mrs. Ada Dustin,  of Indianapolis, and  Mrs. Mabel Asher  of Detroit, Michigan.  Eight grandchildren also survive.  Mr. McAhren was a member of the local Chillon Lodge No. 129 of the Knights of Pythias, and also of the Pythian Sisters organization.  The Knights of Pythias will participate in the funeral service.  The body was brought to this city today to be prepared for burial by Ralph J. Edwards, the funeral director in charge.  The funeral service will be held in the First Baptist church at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon, the Rev. John W. Mofatt  officiating.  The interment will be in the City cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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