The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, June 7, 1980
Weidner
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Mrs. Mary Weidner, 95, Rushville, died Friday.
Lifelong Rush County resident.
Member of the Main Street Christian Church, Rushville.
Born Jan. 14, 1885 in Rush County, d/o  Samuel R. and Laura (Mull) Mahan.
Married Sept 1, 1926 to Carl Weidner  who died July 19, 1962.
Surviving :  3 sisters, Mrs. Dale (Mabel) Fisher, Rushville, Mrs. Ray (Louisa) Sample, R.R.6, Rushville, and Mrs. Clyde (Rema) Owens, Knightstown;  2 brothers Wilbur Mahin, Shelbyville, and Fred J. Mahan, Rushville.
Two sisters and a brother preceded in death.
Wyatt-Moore Mortuary with the Rev. Paul Palusko officiating.
Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery, Rushville.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


Indiana Telephone News
(An Indiana Bell Magazine)
November 1954
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          Clarence L. "Jack" Widner  of the Indianapolis Plant died October 20 (1954) at his home in Shelbyville.  Mr. Widner was 61 years old and had been in the telephone business about 39 years.
          He began as groundman for the Central Union Telephone Co. and his other jobs included lineman, station installation foreman at Indianapolis, and combinationman; also exchange repairman at Shelbyville.  About a year ago he transferred to Indianapolis as storekeeper in the Main Garage.
          Funeral services and burial were conducted October 22 at Walton, where Indiana Bell friends assisted as pallbearers.  They were  John Hannefey,  William Hart,  Carroll Krise,  Jack Lanahan,  Howard Ulrey  and  Kenneth Zerbe.
          His widow, Rowena, survives; also a step-daughter, Mrs. Thelma Buytaert  of Indianapolis, and a step-granddaughter.
Contributed by Russ and Rita Courtney


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday April 26, 1911
Page 4 column 4
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           Jacob Weidner  died suddenly of heart trouble at the home of his niece, Mrs. Benjamin Miller, St. Paul at 11 o’clock Tuesday morning aged 72 years 8 months and 11 days.  The end came as he was sitting in a chair and occurred before shocked relatives could summon medical aid.  He had been in failing health for several months, but his condition was not considered serious.  Mrs. Miller was alone with him at the time he was stricken and she at once summoned Dr. Wilcox, but the aged man was dead when the physician arrived.  Mr. Weidner was a life-long resident of Noble township, and was widely known as a successful farmer and thoroughly dependable citizen whose character was above reproach.  He was a brother of the late  Daniel Weidner, of Noble township.  His wife died several years ago and for a time he made his home with John Hinkle, in Noble township.  He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Flora Taylor  of Crupp, Washington.  The funeral will await her arrival, and will be held at the Valley church at ten o’clock next Sunday morning, April 30, Rev. Mr. Bevin, of St. Paul officiating, and the interment will be made in the Ogden cemetery.  The deceased leaves three sisters,  Mrs. Gross,  Mrs. Hannah Hinkle  and  Mrs. Katherine Dodds, and a brother, Leander, who lives in Arcola, Illinois. 
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday March 1, 1906
Page 3 column 2
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DAVID  WEIDNER
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          The funeral of  David Weidner, who died at his home in Indianapolis on Thursday evening, was held at the Valley church Monday morning at 10 o'clock and burial was made in the Ogden cemetery in charge of R. T. Stewart.  The remains were brought to Waldron on an early train.  Mr. Weidner was about sixty years old, and had been living in Indianapolis for the past thirty years.  He formerly resided near St. Paul and was a brother to Daniel Weidner.  He leaves a wife, who was a daughter of the late  Nicholas  Bailey, but no children.
Submitted by Barb Huff for Janet Price

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