The Shelbyville Republican
Mrs. Will Unger, a resident of Morristown until three years ago, died early Saturday
at her home in Greenfield. Mrs. Unger had suffered muchfrom a heart ailment for several years, but her condition had been
good recently and her death was entirely unexpected.
Monday, January 11, 1943
WOMAN IS DEAD
The body has been taken to the home of a daughter, Mrs. Roscoe Davis, at Anderson.
Mrs. Unger is survived by the husband, a retired farmer, and four children, Mrs. Davis,
near Anderson; Mrs. Flossie Osborne, of Morristown, and Mrs. Maudie Thomas and Mrs. Ruth Stinson,
both of Anderson.
She is also survived by a sister, Celesta Kaster, and a brother, Frank Rhoades
, both of this community; 10 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the Blue River U.B. church.
Funeral services will be held at the home of the daughter, Mrs. Davis, at 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday. Burial will be made at Lapel, Indiana.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Kokomo Tribune
Burlington, Dec. 14----William Unger,
age 82, died Friday night at 11
o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Samuel Clever. He had been in
failing health for a number of weeks. Mr. Unger belonged to the
Hopewell M. E. church and to the
Masonic lodge in Burlington. Surviving
relatives are; the widow, Lydia; two
daughters, Mrs. Clever and Mrs.
Emma Wyant, Shelbyville; a son Clifton, of South Bend; and two
sisters, Mrs. Lew Moss, Flora, and Mrs. Amanda Douglas, Burlington.
ten grandchildren and five great
grandchildren. Funeral services will
be held at the Methodist church here
at 1:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev.
O. R. Grantham in charge of burial
in the Burlington cemetery.
December 14, 1935
DIES LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin
A Shelbyville Newspaper
Death is no respector of persons. He invades whereso-er he may. Not counting the cost nor considering the fearful inroad he makes. At 2:45 o'clock May 10, 1919, the grim monster entered the Unger home and claimed for his victim the wife and mother.
[Died May 10, 1919
(Edited from full obituary)]
Good Woman Answers Call
Mrs. Malinda Margaret Unger was born July 27, 1847 in Marion township, Shelby county, 5 miles south of Morristown. She was the daughter of Wm. and Louisa Cook. Her entire life has been spent in this vicinity.
On Feb. 23, 1864 she was married to John Unger. To this union was born 9 children, 5 boys and 4 girls. All live in the locality except Charles Unger, who lives near Noblesville and Mrs. Margaret Jane Robins, who lives near Knightstown.
The youngest daughter is 35 years old.
Besides these children she leave to mourn her departure, two half brothers, one at Shelbyville and one at Anderson and a step sister at Anderson.
This home has been established over half a century. The nine children have grown to mature manhood and womanhood and this is the first death in the family. The blow falls exceedingly heavy. Removing the very life and light of the home they all revered. The descendants of the family number 28 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. These later advents into the family almost as close to the grandmothers heart as her own children.
Mrs. Unger and Mr. Unger united with the United Brethren church at Liberty some years ago. Both were converted. when moving north of this city, they placed their membership with U. B. church at Gwynneville. Later moving to Morristown they affiliated with the Methodist Episcopal church under the pastorate of Bro. Guthrie.
In 1914 Mr. and Mrs. Unger celebrated their Golden Wedding.
Submitted by Anne Ruby
The Shelby Democrat
Word has been received by the Burkher family, of Marion township, regarding the death of a relative named Unger, in Pennsylvania, last week. Deceased was a bachelor and very wealthy, there being about $100,000 to divide among eight or ten heirs, four of whom reside in this county and one in Hancock county, the latter being John Unger, a brother of the deceased and who is well-known here. The Burkhers were related to the Pennsylvanian on their mother's side.
Thursday, May 9, 1895
page 3, column 3
Submitted by Barb Huff for Dena White