MERCER COUNTY, OHIO
OBITUARIES




SCHAADT, Susan | SCHULTS, John F. | SHAW, S. H. | SMITH, Mrs. Wm. | SNOOK, A. | STOFER, William |


Susan Schaadt
Susan, the eight-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Schaadt, of Liberty Township, died of whooping cough last Sunday morning. Funeral services were held from the Lutheran Church last Tuesday afternoon. The parents of the little one have the sympathy of the community in the bereavement.
(The Celina Democrat, June 10, 1910)
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John F. Schults
Ex-Mayor John F. Schults, aged 51 years, of Coldwater, died at his home in that village last Monday about half past eight o'clock, following an illness of the past six months of dropsy. Mr. Schultz moved with his family to Coldwater from Germantown, fifteen year ago, engaging in the manufacture of cigars, which trade he followed up to the time of his death. Mr. Schults served as Mayor of Coldwater for three term and last fall was defeated for a fourth term by Mayor Chas. F. Morvillius, which was decided against him after a legal fight before the Probate Court. At the count of the election officers Mr. Schults was declared elected, with a majority of one vote, eighteen votes not counted being disputed. On these votes Mayor Morvillius contested and won out. Deceased is survived by his wife and five children as follows: John Schults, of Saline, Kans., and Frances, Anna, Carl and Paul, all at home.
(The Celina Democrat, June 10, 1910)
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S. H. Shaw
S. H. Shaw, aged 60 years, who formerly resided west of this city, died on the 26th ult. at the home of his son near Wapakoneta. He was a resident of this county until a couple of years ago, when he moved to Auglaize County following the death of his wife. Mrs. Harry Grapner, of near Coldwater, formerly on the staff of correspondents of The Democrat, is a daughter of the deceased. Funeral services were held at Cridersville, last Sunday afternoon.
(The Celina Democrat, June 3, 1910)
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Mrs. Wm. Smith
Mrs. Wm. Smith, aged 37 years, died at her home in Hopewell township, four miles northwest of this city, on Wednesday evening. She bad been ill for some time past with tuberculosis of the bowels. The deceased was a daughter of Frank Fetter, and was born at Huntington, Ind., October 16, 1872. She later moved to this county, and in April, 1891, was united in marriage to Wm. Smith in Hopewell township. To this union five children were born, who, with the husband, survive.
(The Celina Democrat, June 10, 1910)
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Dr. A. Snook
J. L. Fennig, the South Main street hardware man, was called to New Corydon, Ind., last Friday by the death of his cousin, Dr. A. Snook, who died there that morning after a short illness of Brights disease. Deceased is well known in the north-west end of the county, having married Miss Emma Koch, daughter of Mrs. Amelia Koch, of Blackcreek township, and also a sister of Mrs. Jacob Smith of this city. He is survived by his wife and one daughter. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon and interment had at the State Line Cemetery.
(The Celina Democrat, July 8, 1910)
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William Stofer
William Stofer, pioneer locomotive engineer of the L. E. & W. railway, died at his home in St. Marys, Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, at the age of 57 years, 5 months and 4 days. He is survived by his wife, one son, Harry, of Detroit, Mich., one daughter, Miss Anna, of St. Marys, four brothers and one sister. The deceased was well known in this vicinity, having been an engineer on the L. E. & W. railway for a long number of years. He piloted the first engine into St. Marys and had charge of the "Dinkey" while it was making the run from Minster to Lima. Prior to his illness he had been on the engineering force at the municipal electric light plant. He was a popular employee, a kind husband and dutiful father, and his death is sadly mourned by all who knew him. Funeral took place yesterday at 1 o'clock p.m., and services were conducted by Rev. C. C. Kennedy. Burial in Northgrove cemetery at Celina. -- St. Marys Graphic
(The Celina Democrat, May 20, 1910)
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