DESCENDANTS OF HENRY BOSLER

 

1.  Henry Bosler  b: 1809 in Stark Co., OH   d: 1865  m: 1831

       +  Margaret Studebaker  b: 1815 in Miami Co., OH  d: 1844

 

            2.  George Bosler  b: 1833 in OH  d: Oct 21, 1890 in Eel River Twp., Allen Co., IN  m: 1855

                    +  Phebe Ann Williams  b: Nov 25, 1836 in NY   d: Oct 18, 1914 in Whitley Co., IN

 

                          3.  Albertus Henry Bosler  b: July 1, 1859 in Allen Co., IN   d: Nov 13, 1932  in

                               Churubusco, IN     married Dec 16, 1884

                                  +  Sarah Jane Sloffer  b: Dec 4, 1863 in Allen Co., IN  d: April 20, 1943 near

                                     Churubusco, IN

                                        

                                        4.  Carey Ethel Bosler  b: Nov 12, 1885 in IN   d: June 19, 1966 in Kings

                                              Co., CA     married May 8, 1906

                                                +  Frank A. Andrews  b: Jan 17, 1867 in CA  d: Feb 7, 1997 in CA

 

                                                            5.  Grace Virginia Andrews  b: April 6, 1907 in CA 

                                                                  d: April 2, 1982 in Kings Co., CA

                                                                        +  Unknown Davis  

 

                                                            5.  Edith Beryle Andrews  b: Nov 7, 1909  d:  Feb 7, 1997  in

                                                                   Fresno Co., CA

                                                                        +  Unknown Crow

 

                                                            5.  Clarence A. Andrews  b: Dec 7, 1911

  

                                                            5.  Martha Luella Andrews  b: Dec 6, 1913  d: Jan 15, 2001

                                                                   in Kings Co., CA

                                                                        +  Unknown Blackwell

 

                                                            5.  Glenn Raymond Andrews  b:  May 6, 1916 in CA

                                                                  d:  April 1, 1960 in Fresno Co., CA

 

                                                            5.  Lawrence Alfred Andrews  b: Nov 8, 1918  d: Nov 26, 1939

 

                                                            5.  Orville Lee Andrews  b: Jan 27, 1921  d: Jan 2002 in CA

 

                                                            5.  Alberta Jane Andrews  b: March 2, 1923    m: Dec 24, 1930

                                                                        +  Conda Rena Courtney  b: Jan 15, 1873 ?  

                                                                              d:  June 8, 1953 in Fresno Co., CA

 

                                        4.  Nellie Ann Bosler   b: Feb 26, 1887   d: Jan 10, 1958 in Columbia City,

                                              IN     married May 4, 1905

                                                +  Elmer Gump Pepple  b: July 25, 1877 in Swan Twp., Noble Co., IN

                                                      d:  Sept 29, 1954 in Swan Twp., Noble Co., IN 

 

                                                            5.  Arlo Elvin Pepple  b: Feb 23, 1906 in Swan Twp., Noble Co

                                                                  IN   d: Jan 31, 1977 in Huntington, IN   m: Sept 20, 1928 

                                                                        +  Ora Gibson  d:  March 23, 2001 in Fort Wayne, IN

 

                                                                                    6.  Roy Pepple

                                                                                    6.  Esther Pepple

                                                                                    6.  Bertha Pepple

                                                                                    6.  Sandra Pepple

                                                                                    6.  Albert Ernest Pepple

 

                                                            5.  Lloyd Albert Pepple  b: Aug 23, 1907 in Noble Co., IN

                                                                  d: Sept 10, 1982 in Columbia City, Whitley Co., IN

                                                                  married Nov 25, 1937

                                                                        +  Mary Jane Coleman

 

                                                                                    6.  Stanley Pepple

                                                                                    6.  Roselyn Pepple

                                                                                    6.  Margaret Pepple

                                                                                    6.  Cathy Pepple

 

                                                            5.  Sarah Analiza Pepple  b: June 19, 1912 in Noble Co., IN

                                                                  d: Dec 4, 1996 in Fort Wayne, IN    unmarried

 

                                                            5.  Ruth Esther Pepple  b: Nov 25, 1913  d: Dec 17, 1957

                                                                        +  Willard Bloom     m: 1943

 

                                                            5.  Russell Elmer Pepple  b:  Aug 7, 1915  d: Nov 4, 1970

                                                                        +  Delia Ruth Cripps 

 

                                                            5.  Archie Lincoln Pepple  b: Feb 12, 1918   d: March 30, 1970

                                                                        +  Louise Grogg

 

                                                            5.  Gladys Lucile Pepple  Feb 26, 1920  d: June 5, 2008

                                                                        +  Clarence Alfred Barnhart

 

                                                            5.  Glen Edward Pepple  b: July 14, 1921  d: May 20, 1972

                                                                        +  Marie Grogg

 

                                                            5.  Mary Ilene Pepple   b: May 26, 1923    d: Oct 24, 1980

                                                                        +  Glen Stauffer

 

                                                            5.  Paul Lee Pepple   b: Feb 16, 1925    d: Jan 1, 1962

                                                                        +  Alice Flowers Inlow

 

                                                            5.  Catherine Edith Pepple

                                                                        +  Leon Clingenpeel

 

                                                            5.  Elma Jane Pepple  b: Aug 22, 1929  d: April 1, 1931  

 

                                                            5.  Marjorie Ann Pepple

                                                                        +  Fred P. Scroggs

  

                                        4.  Verna Leona Bosler   b: April 29, 1888   d:  May 10, 1968   

                                               married May 1, 1907 in Allen Co., IN

                                                +  Edwin Jason Hatch  b: Jan 27, 1874 (or 75)   d:  Aug 15, 1951

 

                                                            5.  Versil Ernest Hatch  b: March 29, 1908 in Perry Twp.,

                                                                   Allen Co., IN  d:  June 16, 1963   m: Nov 15, 1928

                                                                        +  Mary Madeline Rhodes 

 

                                                                                    6.  Leona Hatch

                                                                                    6.  George Edwin Hatch 1931-1963

                                                                                    6.  Carol Ann Hatch

                                                                                    6.  Donald Lee Hatch  d: Sept 1949

 

                                                            5.  Floyd Albertus Hatch  b: Aug 29, 1911  d: Sept 18, 1996

 

                                                            5.  Theron Edwin Hatch  b: Jan 29, 1913  d: Dec 1985 in MN

 

                                                            5.  Florence Ellen Hatch

 

                                                            5.  Beryl Naomi Hatch  b: Dec 20, 1917    d: Dec 31, 2010

                                                                        +  Charles Mance

  

                                        4.  Sylvia Eugenia Bosler,   b: Aug 11, 1889   d:  Feb 2, 1972

                                              married Feb 24, 1909 in Allen Co., IN 

                                                +  Chester William Pepple   b: Nov 18, 1881 in IN    d: Nov 28, 1961

                                                      in Garrett, DeKalb Co., IN

 

                                                            5.  Ethel Ellen Pepple   b: April 2, 1910  d: Nov 27, 1968

                                                                        +  John Thomas Smith

 

                                                            5.  George Alton Pepple

                                                                        +  Phyllis Pearsall

 

                                                            5.  Hilda June Pepple  b: June 23, 1911  d: Jan 23, 1939

                                                                        +  Monroe Bailey

 

                                                            5.  Kenneth Albert Pepple  b: April 21, 1920  d: Oct 29, 1985

                                                                        +  Garnet Craig

 

                                                            5.  Lois Anna Pepple  b: Nov 5, 1915  d: Oct 18, 1961 

 

                                                            5.  Martha Jane Pepple 

                                                                        +  Donald Golden

 

 

                                        4.  Alice Edith Bosler   b: March 3, 1891 in Allen Co., IN   d: March 7, 1955

                                              in Allen Co., IN     married Nov. 18, 1929

                                                +  Jesse James Bollinger  b: Aug 20, 1879  d: March 1947

 

                                                            5.  Raymond Bollinger   b: Jan 13, 1931

                                                            5.  Evelyn Bollinger  b: Aug 16, 1932

 

                                        4.  Zeno Myrtle Bosler   b: Aug 17, 1892   d: Feb 11, 1952 in Fresno, CA

                                              married April 12, 1913 in Allen Co., IN

                                                +  Walter Cyril Spitler  b: June 25, 1887 in Churubusco, IN  

                                                      d:  July 1969 in Highlands Co., FL

 

                                                            5.  Leona Marie Spitler  b: Dec 21, 1915  d: July 18, 1977 in

                                                                   Madera Co., CA

 

                                                            5.  Vernon Leo Spitler

 

                                                            5.  Wilma Laurene Spitler   b: Nov 21, 1927  d: Nov 21, 1927

 

                                        4.  Eva Ivy Bosler   b: Oct 3, 1893 in Noble Co., IN  d: Nov 30, 1983 in

                                              Auburn, DeKalb Co., IN     married March 8, 1917

                                                +  Arly Hamylon Smith  b: Oct 22, 1890 in Eel River Twp., Allen Co.,

                                                     IN    d: June 1, 1943 in DeKalb Co., IN

 

                                                            5.  Leah Myrtle Smith  b: April 17, 1919    d: May 16, 1999

                                                                        + Oscar Lee Johnson  b: June 6, 1919  d: July 21, 2007

 

                                                                                    6.  Ken Leon Johnson

                                                                                    6.  Larry Lee Johnson

                                                                                    6.  Fay Alva Johnson

                                                                                    6.  Kay Louise Johnson

                                                                                    6.  Rex Arley Johnson

 

                                                            5.  Fay Melvin Smith

                                                                        +  Kathryn Eleanor Provines

 

                                                                                    6.  Marilyn Jean Smith

                                                                                    6.  Melvin Wayne Smith

 

                                                            5.  Gladys Mae Smith  b: Jan 5, 1931  d: May 5, 2006

                                                                        +  Allen L. Gift  b: Aug 28, 1925  d: Oct 1983  

 

                                        4.  Elva Alberta Bosler   b:  Sept 12, 1895 in Allen Co., IN   d: May 17, 1985

                                               in Avilla, Noble Co., IN     married Nov 18, 1914 in Allen Co., IN

                                                +  James Frederick Fulk  b: Oct 24, 1891   d:  Nov 3, 1968

 

                                                            5.  Jacob Lynn Fulk  b: April 3, 1916  d: April 16, 1916

 

                                                            5.  Lenora Ellen Fulk

                                                                        +  Robert Franklin Geiger

 

                                                                                    6.  Joan Geiger

                                                                                    6.  Janis Geiger

                                                                                    6.  John Geiger

 

                                                            5.  John Joseph Fulk   b: Sept 2, 1919  d: 1975

                                                                        +  Phyllis McCoy

 

                                                            5.  Jay Franklin Fulk  b: June 28, 1921  d: Sept 5, 1999

                                                                        +  Ilene I Freeman

 

                                                                                    6.  Dean fulk

                                                                                    6.  Sherry Sue

 

                                                            5.   Alton Lee Fulk (Lee Eldon)  1926-2003

                                                                        +  Nevah Mae Gaff  1926-2003

 

                                                                                    6.  Rose Ann Fulk

                                                                                    6.  William Lee Fulk

                                                                                    6.  James Thomas Fulk

                                                                                    6.  Joseph Warren Fulk

 

                                                            5.  Jacob Earl Fulk  b: Jan 23, 1931  d: Feb 25, 2010

                                                                        +  Joyce A. Platt

 

                                                                                    6.  Michael Fulk

                                                                                    6.  David Fulk

                                                                                    6.  Jeanette Fulk

                                                                                    6.  Danie Scott Fulk

                                                                                    6.  Teresa Fulk

 

                                                            5.  Ruth Ann Fulk 

                                                                        +  Phillip Arehart   1932-1994

 

                                                                                    6.  Renee Arehart

                                                                                    6.  Jonathan Arehart

                                                                                    6.  Jeffrey Arehart

                                                                                    6.  Carol Ann Arehart

                                                                                    6.  Jayne Arehart

                                                                                    6.  Pamela Arehart

                                                                                    6.  Christina Arehart

 

                                        4.  Erma Jane Bosler   b:  April 24, 1897   d:  Feb 21, 1976 in Fresno, CA

                                               married March 29, 1923

                                                +  Enoch Howard Rhodes  (Rhoads)  b: Sept 25, 1881   d: Oct 21, 1967

                                                      in Sanger, Fresno Co., CA

 

                                                            5.  Betty June Rhodes 

 

                                        4.  Gloyd Jerome Bosler    b:  July 6, 1898 in IN   d: March 9, 1987 in

                                              Fresno Co., CA    married April 11, 1921 in Fort Wayne, Allen Co., IN

                                                +  Florence May Bollinger  b: Jan 18, 1902 in IN   d: Jan 21 1993 in

                                                      Fresno Co., CA

 

                                                            5.  Myrtle Marie Bosler   b: April 11, 1922  d: Feb 21, 1991 CA

                                                                        +  Kenneth Ramage

 

                                                                                    6.  Jeff Ramage

 

                                                            5.  Blanche Irene Bosler

 

                                        4.  Howard Aaron Bosler   b: Nov 17, 1899 in Allen Co., IN  d: July 13, 1985

                                              in Elkhart, IN    married June 12, 1926

                                                +  Edith Mae Gump  b: July 30, 1904 in Churubusco, IN   d: Jan 1,

                                                     1985 in Elkhart, IN

 

                                                            5.  Ester Gene Bosler

                                                                        +  Rex Miller

                                                            5.  Cynthia Ann Bosler

 

                                        4.  Edna Rebecca Bosler  b: Sept 14, 1901 in IN   d:  Oct 25, 1975 in

                                              Yucaipa, CA

                                                +  William T. Hiller  b: Feb 12, 1891 in MO   d: Dec 21, 1975 in San

                                                      Bernardino Co., CA

 

                                        4.  Horace George Bosler   b: July 10, 1903   d: Jan 11, 1990 in North

                                              Manchester, Wabash Co., IN    married May 9, 1931 in Wabash Co., IN

                                                +  Marie Elizabeth Sloffer  b: April 28, 1910  d: April 1986

 

                                                            5.  Beulah Jane Bosler

                                                            5.  Ivan Eugene Bosler

                                                            5.  Eldon Lee Bosler

                                                            5.  Lynn Milan Bosler

                                                            5.  Kay Ellen Bosler

                                                            5.  David John Bosler

                                                            5.  Ann Marie Bosler

 

                          3.  Eugene Bosler

                          3.  Henry Bosler

                          3.  Florence Bosler

                          3.  Cassius Milo Bosler

                          3.  Edgar Ray Bosler

                          3.  Fay August Bosler

                                  +  Daisy Geiger

 

                                        4.  Mary Bosler

                                        4.  Elda Bosler

                       

                       

 

            2.  Elizabeth Bosler

                    +  Samuel Black

 

            2.  Mary Bosler

                    +  Moses Brubaker

 

            2.  John Bosler

                    +  Lydia Studebaker

 

  2nd wife of Henry Bosler    married 1847

  + Esther Mooney  b:  Aug 26, 1824  d:  Nov 26, 1868

 

            2.  Isaac Bosler

            2.  Sylvia Bosler

            2.  Nancy Bosler   

 

 

BOSLER CENSUS

1860 Census of Eel River Twp., Allen Co., IN       

Henry Bosler

50 M, farmer

Born OH

Abt 1810

Esther Bosler

35 F

Born OH

Abt 1825

Mary L. Bosler

17 F, teacher

Born IN

Abt 1843

Sarah J. Bosler

15 F

Born IN

Abt 1845

Isaac N. Bosler

11 M

Born IN

Abt 1849

Sylvia A. Bosler

9 F

Born IN

Abt 1851

Nancy A. Bosler

4 F

Born IN

Abt 1856

Harriet H. Bosler

4 F

Born IN

Abt 1856

William H. Bosler

2 M

Born IN

Abt 1858

 

1860 Census of Eel River Twp., Allen Co., IN

 

George Bosler

27 M

Born OH

Abt 1833

Phoebe A. Bosler

24 F

Born NY

Abt 1836

Eugene F. Bosler

3 M

Born IN

Abt 1857

Albertus H. Bosler

11 months

Born IN

Abt 1859

 

1880 Census of Swan Twp., Noble Co., IN

 

George Bosler

47 M

Born OH

Abt 1833

Farmer, married

 

Father born OH

Mother born OH

 

 

Phebe Bosler

43 F

Born NY

Abt 1836

Wife

 

Father born NY

Mother born PA

 

Keeping house

Florence Bosler

17 F

Born IN

Abt 1863

Daughter

Edgar R. Bosler

12 M

Born IN

Abt 1868

Son

Fay A. Bosler

5 M

Born IN

Abt 1875

Son

 

1900 Census of Swan Twp., Noble Co., IN

 

Phebe Bosler

63 F

Born NY

Nov 1836

Head, widow

 

Father born NY

Mother born PA

6 child. 5 living

 

Fay A. Bosler

25 M

Born IN

Abt 1875

Son, Single

Florence I. Bosler

37 F

Born IN

Abt 1863

Daughter, Single

 

BOSLER BURIALS

 RIVER VIEW, EEL RIVER TWP, ALLEN CO., IN

 

Bosler-May, Daisy

1880

1954

Fay

Fay A. Bosler

1875

1922

May

 

FAIRVIEW CEMETERY, HUNTERTOWN, ALLEN CO., IN

 

Albertus H. Bosler

1859

1932

Sarah J.

Esther Bosler

August 26, 1824

November 26, 1868

 

George Bosler

 

August 7, 1847

30 yr, 11 mos, 7 days  Esther

George Bosler

 

October 21, 1890

57 yr, 7 mos, 12 days

George M. Bosler

 

July 13, 1847

Twin of R. I.,  child of G. and E.

Horace G. Bosler

1903

 

Marie

Marie E. Bosler

1910

 

Horace

Phebe A. Bosler

November 25, 1836

October 28, 1914

 

Rebecca I. Bosler

 

Sept. 23 or 25, 1847

2 mos, 14 days, twin of George M., child of G. and E.  

Sarah Jane Bosler

1863

1943

Albertus

 

OBITUARIES

 

Obit for SARAH JANE (SLOFFER) BOSLER

Bosler Sarah Jane, 79, born to Aaron and Suzanne (Miller) Sloffer in Noble County in 1863, died April 20 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Nellie Pepple, 3 miles northeast of Churubusco. She had spent the greater part of her life in Noble County. Rites were held at Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren near the Pepple home. She is survived by 10 daughters and 3 sons. +

 

More About SARAH JANE SLOFFER:

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Huntertown, Indiana

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Obit for CAREY ETHEL (BOSLER) COURTNEY:

Mrs. Carey Courtney

        RIVERDALE--Funeral services for Mrs. Carey E. Courtney, 80, of Riverdale will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in the People's Funeral Chapel, Hanford.

        Burial will be in the Washington Colony Cemetery.

        Mrs. Courtney died Sunday evening in a local hospital.

        A native of Indiana, she had lived in the Riverdale area 60 years.

        She was a member of the Church of the Brethren in Laton.

        Surviving are two sons, Al and Orville Andrews, both of Riverdale; four daughters, Mrs. Grace V. Davis, Mrs. Edith Crow and Mrs. Alberta Novosad, all of Riverdale, and Mrs. Luella Blackwell, of Five Points; six sisters, Mrs. Vernie Hatch, Mrs. Sylvia Pepple, Mrs. Edith Smith and Mrs. Elva Fulk, all of Indiana, Mrs. Erma Rhoads of Fresno and Mrs. Edna Hiller of Redlands; three brothers, Gloyd  Bosler of Fresno, and Howard and Horace Bosler, both of Indiana, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Ethel Hill of Riverdale; 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.

        The family has asked that any remembrances go to the memorial fund of the Church of the Brethren, Laton, or the Evangelical United Brethren Church of Riverdale, Fresno.

                __________________________________________________________________

       

 

Obit for NELLIE ANN (BOSLER) PEPPLE:

Pepple,  Nellie, 70, resident of Swan Twp more than half a century, died Friday in Whitley County Hospital in Columbia City. A native of Bourbon, she was a member of the Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren. Surviving are six sons, Arlo and Lloyd, LaOtto; Rev. Russell Pepple, Ottumwa, Ia.; Lincoln, Corunna; Glen, Avilla, and Paul, at home; five daughters, Mrs. Lucille Barnhart, Churubusco; Mrs. Mary Stauffer, Middlebury; Mrs. Catherine Clingenpeel, Avilla, and the Misses Sarah and Marjorie Pepple, at home; three brothers, Gloyd Bosler, Fresno, Calif.; Dr. Howard Bosler, Goshen, and Horace Bosler, Huntertown; seven sisters, Mrs. Carey Courtney, Riverdale, Calif.; Mrs. Verne Hatch, Huntertown; Mrs. Sylvia Pepple, Garrett; Mrs. Eva Smith, Auburn; Mrs. Elva Fulk, Churubusco; Mrs. Edna Hiller, Redlands, Calif., and Mrs. Erma Rhoads, Fresno; 26 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services were held Monday in Pleasant Hill Church. Burial, Fairview Cemetery. ~ 1-19-1958

 

Obit for ELMER GUMP PEPPLE:

Pepple Elmer G, 77, resident of Swan Twp all his life, died Monday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Fort Wayne. He lived five miles northeast of Churubusco. He at one time taught school in Swan Twp and in Perry Twp, Allen County. He was a minister in Pleasant Hill Church of the Brethren for more than forty years. Surviving are the widow, Nellie; six sons, Arlo and Lloyd, LaOtto, Rev. Russell Pepple, Chicago, Lincoln, Corunna, Glen, Avilla, and Paul, at home; six daughters, Miss Sarah Pepple, Fort Wayne; Miss Ruth Pepple, at home, Mrs. Lucile Barnhart, Churubusco, Mrs. Mary Stauffer, Plymouth, Mrs. Catherine Clingenpeel, Yoder, and Miss Marjorie Pepple, New Windsor, Md.; two brothers, Chester, Garrett, and Jerry, Goshen; two sisters, Mrs. Dannie Kaiser, Edon, Ohio, and Mrs. Francis Hogue, Garrett; twenty-three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services were Thursday in the Pleasant Hill Church. Burial, Fairview Cemetery. ~ 9-23-1954

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Obit for EVA IVY (BOSLER) SMITH:

        December 5, 1983  AUBURN EVENING STAR

 

        SERVICES HELD FOR EVA SMITH, 90

 

        Services were held Saturday afternoon at McKee-Miles Funeral Home, with the Rev. D.V. Dillinger officiating.  Burial was in Riverview Cemetery, Churubusco.

        Mrs. Smith, 90, of 540 West 15th Street, Auburn, died at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday in Betz Nursing Home, where she had resided since Oct. 27.

        Born Oct. 30, 1893, in Noble County, she was the daughter of Albertus and Sarah (Sloffer) Bosler.  She married Arly Smith in Allen County on March 8, 1917.  He preceded her in death June 1, 1943.

        A lifetime resident of the area, Mrs. Smith was a member of the Auburn First Church of Christ. She was employed at the Auburn Rubber Company for 13 years, retiring in 1958.

        Survivors include a son, Melvin Smith, 1323 CR 60, Garrett; two daughters, Gladys Gift, Auburn, and Mrs. Lee (Leah) Johnson, Liberty, Ky.; three brothers, Gloyd Bosler, Fresno, Calif.; Howard Bosler, Goshen, and Horace Bosler, Sebring, Fla.; a sister, Elva Fulk, Avilla; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

        Eight sisters and one great-grandchild preceded her in death.

        Preferred memorials are requested to the Diabetes Association.

 

 

Obit for ARLY HAMYLON SMITH:

        Tuesday, June 1, 1943  AUBURN EVENING STAR

 

        SMITH AT AGE OF 52 YEARS

 

        The death of Arly H. Smith, 52, took place Tuesday morning at 10:30 at his home two and a half miles northeast of Garrett.  He had been ill for six years with diabetes and complications and was recently a patient at the Sacred Heart hospital in Garrett.

        Mr. Smith was born October 22, 1890, in Eel River township, Allen County, and lived in that county until February, 1940, and when he and his family moved onto a farm owned by Mrs. Ida Grogg in DeKalb county.  He was married March 8, 1917 to Eva Bosler.

        Surviving are the widow; three children, Mrs. Oscar Johnson of Altona and Gladys and Fay Melvin Smith, at home; the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Smith of Huntertown; four brothers, Fred Smith of 108 South Peters Street, Garrett, Clarence Smith of Columbia City; David Smith of Crestline, O., and Norman Smith, who is in the Navy; three sisters, Mrs. Allie Baer of Churubusco, Mrs. Mary Daffron of R. 1 Churubusco, and Mrs. Bessie Engleman of Fort Wayne and three grandchildren.

        Mr. Smith was a member of the Cedar Lake Church of the Brethren.

        The body was returned to the residence from the George W. Her mortuary in Garrett Tuesday afternoon.

        The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 at Pleasant Hill church, six miles east of Churubusco and burial will be made in Riverview cemetery south of Churubusco.

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Obit for ELVA ALBERTA (BOSLER) FULK:

Fulk Elva A, 89, died May 17, 1985 at Sacred Heart Home in Avilla. The widow of James F. Fulk, she had resided in Allen County near the Noble County line. She was born in Allen County to A. H. and Sara Jane Sloffer Bosler and married James F. Fulk Nov. 18, 1914. He died Nov. 3, 1968. She was a member of Sugar Grove Church of God. Surviving are two daughters, Lenora Ellen Geiger and Ruth Arehart, both of Churubusco; three sons, Jay of Huntertown, Lee of Miami, and Jacob of Churubusco; three brothers, Gloyd of Fresno, Calif., Howard of Goshen, and Horace of North Manchester; 19 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services were Monday at Sugar Grove Church of God. Burial, Riverview Cemetery.

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Obit for HOWARD AARON BOSLER:

Elkhart Truth, Elkhart, Indiana, Monday, July 15, 1985 page 12

DR. HOWARD BOSLER

        Dr. Howard A. Bosler, 85, of 1225 Greencroft Drive, died at 5:50 p.m. Saturday in the emergency room of Goshen General Hospital where he was taken after apparently suffering a stroke. He was born Nov. 27, 1899, in Allen County. He lived at Greencroft since 1975. He married Edith Gump on June 12, 1926. She died Jan. 1.

        Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Rex (Esther Gene) Miller, New Paris and Cynthia Ann Bosler, Elkhart; four grandchildren, seven -great grandchildren; and two brothers, Gloyd , Fresno, Calif., and Horace, North Manchester.

        Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen. The body will lie in state for one hour prior to services at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the New Paris Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Arlin Claassen, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in Violett Cemetery.

Dr. Bosler graduated from Manchester College in 1923 and taught high school science and coached basketball in Indiana and Montana. In 1931, he graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine and did church missionary work in Nigeria.

        He returned to Waterford Mills in 1950 to establish a medical practice. In 1964 he joined the staff of the former Norman Beatty Hospital in Westville where he worked with the criminally insane for five years and with the elderly for 3 1/2 years. He served on the board of the Oaklawn Mental Center from 1973 to 1975 and worked in the Goshen General Hospital Emergency Room until he retired in 1975. He was a member of the church and the Indiana State Medical Association. He also served on the Board of Directors of Greencroft Foundation. He represented the Church of the Brethren on the Oaklawn  Psychaitric Board of Directors.

        Memorials may be made to the Bethany Theological Seminary of the New Paris Church of the Brethren.

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Obituary for ALBERTUS HENRY BOSLER      paper of 11-20-1932

 

Albertus Henry Bosler, 73, died at the home of his daughter, MRS. VERNA HATCH, near Churubusco last Sunday night.   He is survived by his wife, SARAH (SLOFFER) BOSLER and 13 children.   The other children are

                MRS. CAREY COURTNEY

                MRS. ZENO SPITLER

                MRS. ERMA RHODES

                MRS. EDNA BOSLER  and GLOYD BOSLER all of California

                DR. HOWARD BOSLER, a medical missionary in Africa

                MRS. NELLIE PEPPLE

                MRS. SYLVIA PEPPLE

                MRS. ALICE BOLLINGER of Allen Co., IN

                MRS. EVA SMITH

                MRS. ELVA FULK of Whitley County

                HORACE BOSLER, who teaches in the Huntertown schools

 

There are 47 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren

One sister:  FLORENCE in Los Angeles

One brother: CASSIUS in Riverdale, California

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                                                              Sarah Jane Sloffer  and Albertus H. Bosler