Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, March 1, 1934
Funeral Services For Mrs.
Catherine Schwartzstrauber
Saturday, 2:30 P.M.
          Mrs. Catharine Schwartzstrauber,  86, died at the home of her daughter,  Mrs. Katherine Thompson,  145 West Mechanic street, at 3:00 a.m. today.  Senility was the cause of death.  Mrs. Schwartzstrauber had been a resident of this city for many years and had gone to her daughter's home on Monday of this week.
          She was the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Christian Hatmaker,  and we born in Baden, Germany, December 14, 1845.  When she was 6 years old she came to the United States and in 1864 she was unite din marriage to  Conrad Schwartzstrauber,  who died many years ago.  Four children were born to this union, two of whom survive.
          Besides the two children, Mrs. Thompson, at whose home she died and one son,  George Schwartzstrauber,  of this city, the deceased is survived by one sister,  Mrs. Lena Monfort,  of this city, and two brothers,  Henry and George Hatmaker,  both of this city.
          Mrs. Schwartzstrauber was the odlest member of the First Evangelical church of this city, and was very active in the church activities.
          Funeral services will be held at the home of the daughter, Mrs. Thompson, Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with the Rev. Glen Engelbrecht, pastor of the First Evangelical church, assisted by the Rev. L. T. Freeland,pastor of the First M. E. church, officiating.  Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Morris H. Sleeth, funeral director.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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