The Shelbyville News
Mrs. Mary Weidner, 95, Rushville, died Friday.
Saturday, June 7, 1980
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.
Mortuary with the Rev. Paul Palusko officiating.
Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery, Rushville.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming
Indiana Telephone News
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.
(An Indiana Bell Magazine)
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
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.
Wednesday April 26, 1911
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Contributed by Barb Huff
The Shelby Democrat
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.
Thursday March 1, 1906
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Submitted by Barb Huff for Janet Price