The Shelbyville Volunteer
Mrs. Mary E. Runk, wife of Louis Runk, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ithamer Parrish, at two-fifteen o'clock this morning, death being caused from paralysis from which she had been ill about one week.
Tuesday, March 14, 1916
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MRS. MARY E. RUNK DIED EARLY TODAY
Passed Away At Two-Fifteen O'Clock This Morning
At Home Of Daughter On Walker Street
The funeral services for Mrs. Runk will be conducted at the Forest Hill chapel at two-thirty o'clock Thursday afternoon, the Rev. Samuel C. Caldemeyer officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Hill.
Mrs. Runk is survived by her husband, mentioned above, two sons, John Runk, of Anderson, Indiana and Phillip Runk, of Shelby County, and three daughters, Mrs. Eva Bushfield, of Indianapolis; Mrs. Emma Laughlin, also of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Ithamer [Nannie] Parrish, at whose home she died. Besides these relatives she also leaves two brothers, Matthew DeWester, of Manilla, and John DeWester, of Morristown, and twelve grandchildren.
Submitted by Barb Huff for Karen Fisher
John Runk, an old German of
Shelbyville, Ind., drowned himself Saturday. Before going to the river he
bade several friends good-bye and told them what he was going to do, but they
did not interfere.
Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
February 24, 1890
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Contributed by Laurie Huey