The Monticello Newspaper
94, 2714 W. Shafer Drive, died at 2:36PM Monday February 10, 1997, at White
County Memorial Hospital.
HOMER PETERO, 94 MONTICELLO:
He was born in
Indianapolis on September 1, 1902 to Benjamin and Julia "Otis"
Petero. He married Lula Mae Fox on June 15,
1928. She died September 30, 1987.
He had lived in
Monticello since 1955, coming from Indianapolis.
He retired after 22
years of service with Indiana Exercise Agency.
He was a member of the
Zion Bethel Church of Monticello.
He was a member of the
Evergreen Masonic Lodge in Indianapolis, Indiana.
He is survived by two
daughters, Patricia of Monticello and Mrs. Elston (Jean) "Petro"
Wiseman of Beech Grove; a son William Sinkhorn Petero of Columbus; and five
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A daughter deceased.
Funeral services will
be conducted at 10AM Thursday, at the Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home, the Rev.
Jeff Messer officiating. Visitation will be from 4PM to 8PM. Today at the
A Masonic service will
begin at 7:30PM.
Burial will be at 2PM
Thursday, in the Greenwood Cemetery, Greenwood.
may be made to the Guardian Home, located at 5751 University Ave.,
Contributed by Nancy Vance Glover
Oliver Petero, 74 a resident of Lebanon seven years, died early this
morning at Witham Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since March
22. He had been in poor health for 16 years.
OLIVER PETERO, 74
WAS LEBANON RESIDENT:
Mr. Petero had retired from farming about 16 years ago.
He also had driven
a truck for some time. He resided in Indianapolis before moving in 1966 to
Lebanon where he made his home with his son, Oliver Petero Jr., of 614 East
Elm Street, Lebanon, Indiana.
A native of Marion County he was born in Indianapolis December 15, 1898,
the son of Benjamin and Julia "Otis" Petero.
He attended schools
around Syracuse, Indiana. He married in 1915 at Millersburg to Reva Mae "Zeillinger"
Petero, who passed away September, 1939.
Surviving in addition to the son here are another son, Robert G. Petero of
Indianapolis; a brother, Homer Petero of Route 1, Monticello; and two
grandchildren. A brother and one sister preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10AM Monday at the Russell and Hitch
Funeral Home in Lebanon with Rev. Harry Williams officiating. Interment is to
follow in the Cal Claser Cemetery near Ligonier, Indiana, where committal
services will be held at 3PM.
Friends will be received at the funeral home beginning noon Sunday.
Contributed by Nancy Glover