Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, November 21, 1981
Gladys Strickler, 82, died 11:35 a.m. yesterday, Shelbyville.
Born December 21, 1898, Hendricks Township, d/o  Samuel  and  Martha Pond McClure.
Married  Guy Strickler  December 24, 1915; he died April 15, 1960.
Lifelong Shelbyville resident.
Member Old Union Methodist Church.
Surviving:  son, Donald Strickler, Shelbyville; daughters, Janice Harrell (Donald), and  Frances Denison (Henry), both of Shelbyville,  Justine Johnson (Meredith), R. R. Boggstown,  Naomi Dixon, Michigan, and  Marjorie Thompson (Woodrow), Chapmanville, WV;  two sisters,  Anna Atwood (Carl)  and  Bernice Scott, Columbus;  17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Three sisters and one brother preceded in death.
Ewing Mortuary with Rev. Kenneth Hewell officiating.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, April 8, 1935
Son Of Boggstown Woman Dies
In Lancaster, Pa. Auto Crash
          Jimmie P. Strickler, 28, son of  Mrs. Grace Strickler, of Boggstown, died in Lancaster, Pa., Sunday morning at 11:45 o'clock after having been injured in an automobile accident Saturday morning.  Details of the accident were not learned.  He was employed in Elizabethtown, Pa.
          Mr. Strickler was born in Boggstown, Shelby county November 12, 1906, the son of  Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Strickler.  Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Sarah Clark Strickler, one daughter, Mariam Ann, age 4 years; the mother and one sister, Miss Carolyn Strickler, assistant public health nurse.
          He graduated from the Boggstown high school with the class of 1926.  Funeral arrangements will be announced in Tuesday's issue of The Republican by C. F. Fix & Son, funeral directors.

Wednesday April 10, 1935
Body of J. Strickler Is Brought To Shelbyville for Burial
          The body of  Jimmie Strickler, 28 years old, who passed away at the St. Joseph's hospital in Lancaster, Penn., Sunday at 11:45 a.m., arrived in Shelbyville at 9:45 a.m. today.
          He was the son of  Mrs. Grace Strickler of Boggstown. The wife, Mrs. Sarah Strickler and daughter Miriam, 4 years old, accompanied the body here.
          He was taken to the home of his mother, Mrs. Grace Strickler in Boggstown, where funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, The Rev. Thomas Hubbard will officiate.  Interment will be made in the Boggstown cemetery in charge of C. F. Fix & Son, local funeral directors.
          Mr. Strickler died from injuries received Saturday when he was struck by a car while crossing a street in the business district of Elizabethtown, Pa.  He suffered a fractured skull and never regained consciousness.  Mr. Strickler walked from behind a parked car into the path of an approaching automobile.  The driver was held blameless.
          Surviving with the wife,  Mrs. Sarah Clark Strickler,  and daughter,  Miriam,  are the mother,  Mrs. Grace Strickler,  and sister,  Carolyn Strickler,  both of Boggstown.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, March 3, 1921
(From Monday's Daily.)
          James H. Strickler, Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday February 28, 1921
Well Known Boggstown Resident Succumbed Today
After Heart Attack
          James H. Strickler, age seventy-four years, well known merchant of Boggstown, died unexpectedly at his home there Monday morning, at nine o'clock.  His death was caused by an attack of the heart.  Mr. Strickler, after arising this morning, complained of a pain in his head and soon after was fatally stricken.
            He was a native of Sugar Creek township, having been born there January 26, 1847.  He was the son of  George W. and Rhoda Strickler and a brother of the late Dr. S. L. Strickler, whose death occurred some months ago.
            Mr. Strickler taught in the schools of the county for several years, and for thirty-eight years he operated a store at Boggstown.  He was a cousin of  Mrs. Doris Nelis, who died this morning at her home in Hendricks township.  Mr. Strickler leaves his widow, Mrs. Grace Strickler; two children, James P. Strickler, and Carolina; two sisters, Mrs. John W. Johnston, of Boggstown, and  Mrs. Charles Allen, of Hendricks township, and one brother, Robert Strickler, of Berrien Springs, Michigan.
           Funeral services will be held at the home Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock, Elder Young, of Kokomo, officiating.  Burial will be made in the Boggstown cemetery, Stewart & Fix in charge.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Indianapolis  Star
April 2, 1915
Page 4   Column 3
          SHELBYVILLE -- Mrs. Rhoda Strickler, 86, widow of  George W. Strickler  and mother of  Dr. S. L. Strickler, is dead at Boggstown.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla

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