Shelby County Indiana
The Shelby Democrat
After an illness of but a few days, from influenza, Mrs. Barbara Tufts, wife of John Tufts, died at their home, 435 west Hendricks street, Monday morning. She was thirty years of age and was a weel known young matron of this city.
Thursday, December 12, 1918
DEATH EARLY MONDAY
Mrs. John Tufts Victim of
Disease After Short Ill-
ness at Her Home Here.
(From Tuesday's Daily.)
Her death comes with a great shock to her many friends and even to the immediate family, as there was no indication that her condition was so serious. Besides her husband she is survived by their three children, Charles, Lorraine and Cora Louise; her mother, Mrs. Sophia Schermer; five brothers, George and William Schermer, of Milan, Ind.; Harry Schermer, of Pekin, Ill., and Ervin and John Schermer, of this city; four sisters, Mrs. Carl Gartner and Miss Pearl Schermer, of this city; Mrs Andy Schalk, of Cincinnati, and Mrs. George Thomas, of Dayton, O. She also leaves a number of nephews and nieces.
Deceased was a regular attendant at the Evangelical church here and a true christian. Funeral services will be held at the late home Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clocl and Rev. Samuel Caldemeyer of the Evangelical church will officiate. Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Ewing & Oldham, undertakers.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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