The Kokomo Tribune
Henry Edward Working, 86, retired contractor and lifelong resident of
Miami County, died at 4:40 a.m. Thursday at Dukes Hospital after several
years' illness. He was born in Erie Township, March 31, 1867, son of
John and Amanda Hostetler Working. He was married in Chili, Feb 21, 1895
to Martha Ellen Keim, who died in 1941. He was a member of the Erie
E. U. B.
Church and Peru Lodge, Loyal Order of Moose. Surviving are six children,
Ralph Working, Mrs. George Shanahan, Mrs. Kathryn Russell
and Mrs. Bruce Pyle, Peru; Mrs. Robert Pontious, Danville, Ill., and
Mrs. E. F. Fuqua,
Los Angeles, Calif.; twelve grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren; four
brothers, William, North Vernon, Ind., Albert, Shelbyville;
L. D., Kokomo and Andrew, Logansport, and six sisters, Mrs.
Christian Wilson, Wabash; Mrs. Charles Stroman, York, Neb.;
Mrs. Effie Jones,
Lincoln, Neb.; Mrs. Maude Tanner,
Kalamazoo, Mich,; Mrs. Ora Fawley, Ft. Wayne and Mrs.
Detroit. Funeral services will be held from the Allen Funeral Home at 2
p.m. Saturday, the Rev. C. W. Miller, officiating. Burial will be in the
Chili Cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral home where friends
may call after 2 p.m. Friday.
Howard County, Indiana
June 12, 1953
HENRY EDWARD WORKING
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin