A  Shelbyville,  Indiana,  newspaper
Tuesday, January 13, 1931
John Reuter, Resident Of County for Fifty Years,
Died  Monday  Evening
Hold  Funeral  Thursday
          John Reuter, age 75, widely known farmer of Shelby county, died Monday evening at 5 o'clock at his home, two miles north of Shelbyville on the Knightstown road.  His death was caused by a complication of diseases.
          Mr. Reuter had been a resident of Shelby county for fifty years.  He was born October 11, 1856.  He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic church here.  On February 14, 1881,  Mr. Reuter was married to Elizabeth Braunagel.  She died December 20, 1913.
          He is survived by a daughter, Miss Mary Reuter, at home, and three step-children,  Mrs. Mary Bath, of Tipton, and Conrad and Andrew Braunagel of Shelby county.
          Funeral services will be held on Thursday morning at 9 o'clock at the St. Joseph church here, the Rev. Father J. C. Rager, pastor of the church, officiating.  Burial will be in the St. Vincent cemetery east of Shelbyville,  Ralph J. Edwards in charge.  Please omit flowers.
Submitted by Janet Franklin

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