Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, November 22, 1966
Boggstown Man, 60,
Dies in Hospital
          Donald Valentine,  60, of Boggstown, died Monday at 9:30 p.m. at Major Hospital.  He became ill 10 days ago and was hospitalized one week.
          Services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Carmony Funeral Home in Shelbyville, with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.  New Palestine Masonic Lodge No. 404 will conduct a memorial service at the funeral home Wednesday at 8:30 p.m.
          A resident of Boggstown for the past 18 years, Mr. Valentine retired on Nov. 1, 1966, as an employ of International Harvester in Indianapolis after 25 years service.  He was a three-year Army veteran of World War II, and a member of American Legion Victory Post 70, New Palestine Order of Eastern Star and the Royal Arch Masons, and was a past master of New Palstine Lodge 404, F.&A.M.
          Born in Shelby County on January 2, 1906, Mr. Valentine was the son of  William and Grace (Scott) Valentine.  In 1948, he married  Kathryn Humphrey,  who survives with his mother, a resident of Wanamaker.  Also surviving are two children,  David  and  Janet Valentine,  at home, and three sisters,  Mrs. Haskell (Thelma) Rankin,  Glasgow, Ky.,  Mrs. Otto (Zola) Moehlenbrock,  Palo Alto, Calif., and  Mrs. Robert (Wilmena) Koomler,  Wanamaker.  A daughter,  Carol,  died in 1954.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Oregonian
Portland, Oregon
August 14, 1957
Page 15,   col 6
          Funeral for  Maynard Otis Valentine,  62, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Little Chapel of the Chimes, 430 North Killingsworth avenue.  Mr. Valentine died Sunday in a Portland hospital after an extended illness.  He had worked for the Portland school district for 16 years.  His last position was as instructional material analyst for the district.
          Mr. Valentine was born in Shelbyville, Ind., March 25, 1895.  He had lived in Portland the last 20 years.  He was a member of Musicians' Union, local 99.
          He is survived by his widow,  Alma,  of Portland; two daughters,  Mrs. Regina Thurston,  Shelbyville, and  Lois A. Valentine,  Portland; a sister,  L. Pearl Valentine,  Fountaintown, Ind., and three grandhildren.  Vault interment in Rose City cemetery will follow the service.
Contributed by John Addison Ballard

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday December 26, 1911
Page 4 column 2
           Selathiel Valentine, aged sixty-seven years, one of the best known and most highly respected residents of this county, passed away at 9:30 Saturday morning at the home of his daughter,  Mrs. Benjamin Tucker, in Moral township.  Death was due to cancer of the mouth from which Mr. Valentine had been a sufferer for the past two years.  During the past six weeks his condition became rapidly worse and his death was not unexpected by the members of his family.
          He was born in this county and had always resided here, excepting the time when he served his country in the Civil war.
          Mr. Valentine is survived by 12 children, two brothers, two half brothers and two half sisters.  The children are  J. W. Valentine, of this city; Mrs. Clarence Smith, of this city;  Mrs. Hannah Schmidt, and  Jesse,  Lester,  Ira,  Hallie,  Leslie  and  Ora Valentine, and  Mrs. Clarence Fritts, of Moral township. The brothers are  William Valentine, of California, and John Valentine of Iowa.  The half brothers are  Albert  and  Joseph Valentine, of Portland, Oregon and the half sisters are  Louise Valentine, of Portland, Oregon and  Jane Valentine, of Iowa. Mr. Valentine’s wife died seven years ago and since that time he has been making his home with the daughter, at whose home he died.  Interment was made in the Cunningham cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday February 9, 1905
Page 7 column 4
          Mrs. Mary A., wife of Salathiel Valentine, died at her home in Moral township Thursday, as a result of pneumonia, aged fifty-three years.  The funeral services were held at her late home on Saturday afternoon at 1 o’clock.  Interment was made in the Casper graveyard.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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