Carter, Josephine Nmn
Josie CARTER Crotser
Mrs. Josie Crotser, 75, of Vandalia died 3:15 a.m. Thursday, Fayette County Hospital, Vandalia; born Vera; member of the Pentecostal Church, the Royal Neighbors of America in Vandalia; married; leaves sons, Freddie and John, both of Vandalia; daughters, Mrs. Verna Hamilton, Vandalia; Mrs. Mary Karr, Shannon (Channahon); brothers, George and Nick, both of Vandalia; sister, Mrs. Edith Mahon, Vandalia; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; services 2 p.m. Saturday, Berry-Hohlt Funeral Home, Vandalia; burial Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia; call; after 4 p.m. Friday.
Source: Decatur Herald and Review- January 21, 1968
Iva L. RJne, 95, Green Springs, died Sunday, Sept. 16, in Bellevue Hospital.
The funeral is being held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Engle-Young Funeral Home in Green Springs with the Rev; Robfert G. Moore officiating.
Burial is McPherson Cemetery.
Mrs. Rine was born in Sandusky County Nov. 12, 1888, the daughter of George and Abigail Cleveland.
Her husband Earl A. Rine, died in 1958. Three sisters also preceded her.
She is survived by a daughter, Maria Schatt of Clyde; two grandchildren; and 15 great-greatgrandchildren.
She was a member of the Green Springs. U.M. Church.
Ella Rine, 88, Brownstown (Obit)
Ella M. Rine, 88, of Brownstown died at 8:31 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 1989, in Fayette County Hospital Long Term Care I, Vandalia.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalla, with the Rev. Robert Luse officiating.
Burial will be in Grifflth Cemetery, Brownstown.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Memorials: Griffith Cemetery Association or donor's choice.
Mrs. Rine was born July 22,1900, in Mason County, daughter of Andrew C. and Emma Melton Clymer.
She was a cook at various area restaurants, worked at Johnson, Stephens and Shinkie Shoe Factory and was a member of the Brownstown Christian Church.
She married Ollie D. Rine on Sept, 4, 1920, in Vandalia. He died in 1985.
Surviving are her son, Lewis C. of Brownstown; daughter, Mrs. Louise Mildred Meyer) Kirman of Shobonier; brother, Eugene Clymer of Vandalia; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Four brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.
OBITUARY OF JESSIE B. FOGLER
Jessie Belle Folger, daughter of Mr. Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Rine, was born In Otego township, February 2,1891, and departed this life at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Eugene Clymer, September 2 1933 at the age of forty-two years and seven months.
In the year of 1910 she was united in marriage to Walter Kelly, who preceded her in death in 1913. To this union one child was born, Opal.
She was again united in marriage in 1928 to Mr. Samuel Fogler, of Loogootee.
To this union was born one son, Lowell, who with her husband, survive her.
She was a member of the Four Mile Christian Church, for a number of years.
She leaves to mourn her departure, besides her husband and children. her aged ,parents, five brothers, Roll and Nathan, of Villa Grove, Frank, of Taylorville, Samuel, of Vandalia, and James, of Brownstown; five sisters, Mrs. Thomas McMillan, of Loogootee, Mrs. John Mahon, Mrs. Gilbert Wilbur, Mrs. Emory Bethard, of Brownstown, and Mrs. Arthur McMillan, of Brownstown, one grandson, Billy Gene Clymer, and a host of other relatives and friends who will sadly miss her.
St. Elmo Banner.
Harvey Williams, 84
Harvey Williams. 84, of Brownslown, died at 6:35 p m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 1982, in Fayette County Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Claggett Funeral Home, Brownslown, with the Rev. Keith Crowe officiating.
Visitation will be from 6-9 pm. Tuesday in Claggett Funeral Home. Burial will he in Maplewood Cemetery. St. Elmo.
Memorials to Fayette County Hospital or Brownstown First Christian Church.
Mr. Williams was born Sept. 18, 1898, in Otego Township, son of Harvey and Margaret Smail Williams Sr.
He married Estelle Hendrickson on May 10, 1919, in Vandalia.
She died Feb. 2. 1961.
He was a retired cement finisher, member of First Christian Church, Brownstown, and Centralia local 667 of the operating plasters and cement workers.
Surviving are three sons, Kenneth and John, both of Brownstown, and James of San Bonita, Tex.; two sisters, Catherine Hoggasch; Roseburg, Ore., and Josephine Denning.
Bethards, Douglas E.
Survived by his wife, son Norman of Assumption; daughter Kathy Ashmore of glenwood, MO;
stepdau. Barbara McKittrick of Queen City; and sister Elaine Bennyhoff of Vandalia.