Shelby  County  Indiana

St. Clair

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Friday, November 15, 1918
Page 1
Miss Metta St. Clair, Formerly
Of This City, Died Yesterday
          Word has been received here of the death of  Miss Metta O. St. Clair, by her aunt,  Mrs. W. E. Wiley,  of 572 west Franklin street.  Her death occurred yesterday evening about 6 o'clock at her home, 12 north Walcott street, in Indianapolis.
          The cause of her death is not known here, as it came suddenly, just as she had returned from work.  She died before medical aid could be summoned.  She was thrity-two years of age.
          Miss St. Clair was born and raised in this county, her parents making their home in VanBuren township.  At the death of her mother, when she was three years of age, she went to live with her grandmother,  Mrs. Eliza Oldham,  finally taking up her residence with her aunt, Mrs. Wiley.  When eighteen years of age she went to Indianapolis, where she lived with her father and completed her schooling.  She was employed with the Crescent Paper Co. as a stenographer when death occurred.
          Besides her aunt, Mrs. Wiley, and father,  Augustus St. Clair,  of Mobridge, S.D., she is survived by a sister,  Mrs. Carey E. Newburg,  of this city; an aunt and two uncles,  Mrs. Emma Zauss,  of Tipton county, and  William F. Robinson  and  John F. Robinson,  of VanBuren township; also her grandmother,  Mrs. Mary Robinson,  of Fairland.
          Funeral arrangements will be announced as soon as the father arrives from South Dakota.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Denver  Post
February 13, 1911
          The funeral of  Mrs. David H. St. Clair,  for thirty years a resident of Denver, who died at her daughter's residence, 2934 Zuni street. will be held today at 2 o'clock.
          Mrs. St. Clair has been prominent in charity work here for many years, and belonged to the Women's Relief corps. She was born in Shelby county, Indiana, and her husband served in the Civil war.  She is survived by her husband, three daughters and one son.
          Her daughters are  Mrs. Alice St. Clair  and  Mrs. Ida May Lamb,  both of Denver, and  Mrs. Effie J. Dilkeman  of New York.  The funeral will be held from Olinger's undertaking parlors and the interment will be at Crown Hill cemetery.
Contributed by John Addison Ballard

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