Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
June 25, 2002
Trueman T. Rembusch, 92, of Indianapolis, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at his home.
Born July 27, 1909, in Shelbyville, s/o  Frank J. and  Grace (Walker) Rembusch.
Married  Catherine Finneran  and she preceded him in death.
Married  Mary Agnes Finneran  and she survives.
Other survivors:  daughters,  Mary Cay Johnson and  Grace R. Bill; three sons,  Michael J. Rembusch of Franklin,  Kevin J. Rembusch  and  Patrick S. Rembusch;  18 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pioneer motion picture exhibitor.  Owned Syndicate Theatres Inc. in Franklin from 1928 until retiring as president in 1997.
Member of Christ the King Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus St. Pius X Council No. 3433, Notre Dame Man of the Year in 1950, Notre Dame Club of Indianapolis, past president of Theatre Owners of Indiana, past national president of Allied States Association of Motion Picture Exhibitors, served as president of the State Fair Board, lifetime member of National Association of Theatre Owners, former chairman of Hoosier Hundred, Variety Club Tent 10, Meridian Hills Country Club and Marco Island Country Club.
Attended University of Notre Dame.
Christ the King Catholic Church, 1827 Kessler Blvd. East Drive in Indianapolis.
Burial:  Calvary Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Leppert & Hensley Mortuary Nora Chapel, 740 E. 86th St. in Indianapolis.
Contributions may be made to Variety Club Tent 10, 6919 E. 10th St. B-5, Indianapolis, IN 46219-4811; Christ the King Catholic Church, 1827 Kessler Blvd. East Drive in Indianapolis; or Notre Dame Club of Indianapolis Scholarship Fund.
Contributed and summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday May 29, 1944
Page 1 column 3
Former Resident of City to Be Buried Here
          Funeral services for Nicholas J. Rembusch, 78, former local resident, who died Saturday morning at the home of his son, Joseph Earl Rembusch, at Joliet, Illinois, will be held at 9 a.m. today at the St. Joseph Catholic church.
          Burial will be in the church cemetery in charge of Loren H. Murphy.
          Surviving besides the son, Joseph Earl Rembusch, are two grandchildren, Joseph and Mary Agnes Rembusch; and a brother, Joseph A. Rembusch, of Los Angeles, California.
          Mr. Rembusch, a musician and piano repairman, spent most of his life in Shelbyville, residing at 316 south West street. Following the death of his wife he had resided with his son.
          Born in Batesville June 19, 1865, he was the son of  Peter and  Frances Schneider Rembusch.  He was married to  Matilda Catherine Zeigler on October 30, 1899.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday August 20, 1942
Page 2 column 5
          Mrs. Matilda C. Rembusch, age seventy-six, wife of Nicholas J. Rembusch, died at her home at 316 south West street at 1:15 a.m. Thursday.  Although she had been in failing health for several months, her death, caused by a heart ailment, was unexpected.
          Mrs. Rembusch was born in Shelby county on March 13, 1866, the daughter of Joseph and Mary Zeigler.  On October 30, 1889, she was married to Mr. Rembusch, who survives with one son,  Joseph Earl Rembusch, of Joliet, Illinois.  Also surviving are two grandchildren, Joseph and  Mary Agnes Rembusch, and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Collins, of this city.
          Mrs. Rembusch was a devoted member of the St. Joseph Catholic church and was the last surviving charter member of the Daughters of Isabella. She also was a member of the St. Annís Altar Society.
          Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:00 a.m. with the Rev. Clement Zepf officiating.  Burial will be made in the St. Joseph cemetery in charge of Loren H. Murphy.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, December 13, 1928
          Funeral services will be conducted at nine o'clock Wednesday morning for  Peter Rembusch,  former resident of Shelbyville, who died on Sunday night at the St. Frances Hospital in Beech Grove, where he had been critically ill for several months.  The funeral will be at the St. John Catholic church in Indianapolis and burial will be in the Holy Cross cemetery there.
          Mr. Rembusch had been in failing health for a number of years from a complication of diseases and his condition had been serious for several months.  Following his death, the body was taken to the Finn Bros. undertaking parlors on north Illinois street, Indianapolis, and will remain there until the funeral Wednesday morning.
          He was born in Batesville, Ind., June 20, 1860, the son of the late  Mr. and Mrs. Peter Rembusch.  The family moved to Shelbyville when he was a youth and most of his early life was spent in this city, where he was intimately known to many persons.  At his death he was 68 years old.  Mr. Rembusch had lived in Indianapolis for many years.  His wife, the former  Miss Barbara Eckstein,  died thirty years ago.
          The surviving relatives include three daugthers and four brothers.  The daughters are  Miss Frances Rembusch  and  Mrs. Bertha Frey,  of Indianapolis, and  Miss Anna Rembusch,  of Los Angeles, Cal.  The brothers are  Frank J. Rembusch  and  M. J. Rembusch,  of this city;  George Rembusch,  of Indianapolis and  Joseph Rembusch,  of Los Angeles, Cal.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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