BIRELEY, G. MARIE
Huntertown -- G. Marie Bireley, 93, a resident of Huntertown and widow of Samuel E. Bireley, died at 7:12 a.m. Sunday, June 27, 2004, at the Byron Health Center in Fort Wayne following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Bierley was born in DeKalb County on april 11, 1911, a daughter of Charles and Goldie Meese Pepple and moved to Huntertown as a child with her parents. She graduated from Huntertown High School in 1930, and was a lifelong resident of Huntertown.
She had been employed for 28 years at the institutional power plant at the former Irene Byron Sanitarium in Fort Wayne, and retired as a clerk at Tepe’s in Fort Wayne in 1986 after 12 years.
She was an 82-year member of the Huntertown United Methodist Church.
Surviving are two grandsons:
Brent E. (fiancee’ Marcia King) Preston of Fort Wayne
Stephen R. (Sandy) Preston of Olathe, Kansas
Mr. Bireley preceded her in death in 1974. She was also preceded in death by a daughter,
Rozanne Sue Preston in 2001
By two sisters, Ruby I. McDougall and Rowene Warner
By two brothers, Wilbur and Walter Pepple
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with Rev. John Randall, pastor of Hope United Methodist Church in Hoagland officiating. Calling will be Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home. Interment will be at Highland Park Cemetery in Fort Wayne. Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.
BYERLEY MARTHA FOLKEN
Huntertown – MARTHA E.
FOLKEN, 79, a resident of Huntertown, died at
LAURALEE AVEN of
SUSAN FOLKEN (SCOTT) WERMIE of
JAMES E. (LINDA) AVEN of Huntertown
An “adopted” daughter:
IMOGENE NUSBAUM-SNYDER of
HILDA SPANGLE, both of Huntertown
Several nieces and nephews
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, JOSEPHINE FOSNAUGH
And by 3 brothers, EUGENE,
Funeral services are today at at Sheets & Childs Funeral
home in Churubusco with the Rev. Phillip Emerson, pastor of Good Shepherd United
Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment will be at
Northwest News of
MARGARET BYERLEY –
MARGARET E. BYERLEY, 97, a
former resident of
Mrs. Byerley was born on
A homemaker all of her life,
she also assisted her husband in his insurance business and was a member of the
Surviving are several nieces
and nephews; and her caregiver
GEORGE ARNOLD of rural
In addition to her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by a daughter:
LEAH JOY BYERLEY on
By a sister:
And by 4 brothers:
Funeral services were
Saturday at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco with REV. LARRY SMITH,
pastor of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church officiating.
Interment was at the