Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Stephen S Smith  

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This picture might appear to be a man with the hoe, byt Mr. Smith was propeooing a rake among the leaves in his yard when the photographer chanced upon him.

Alhough he will be 86 year old the last of this month , Mr. Smith is proud of his ability to get around and do considerable work. He points with pride to a framed certificate which states that Mr. Smith attended Sunday School for five consecutive years without missing a Sunday.

He attributes much of his good health to the fact that her mever used tobacco in any form and never drinks anything but cold water.

Mr Smith was norn near Fremont, O., moved to Lansing, Mich.; and remained there until he was 25. After a summer in Ohio he came to Culver, then known as Uniontown, and for 18 years was a mail carrier, retiring in 1919.

Stephen S. Smith BIRTH 28 Nov 1854 Ohio DEATH 23 Feb 1940 Marshall County, Indiana BURIAL Burr Oak Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana son of Andrew J. Smith and Anna M. Cummons married Mary A. Overmyer BIRTH 29 Oct 1853 Pulaski County, Indiana DEATH 15 Aug 1902 Marshall County, Indiana BURIAL Burr Oak Cemeter Culver, Marshall County, Indiana dau of William Overmyer & Mary Catherine Ernsperger They had: Ray Wesley Smith BIRTH 13 Aug 1886 Burr Oak, Marshall County, Indiana DEATH 29 Jul 1965 Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington BURIAL Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home Seattle, King County, Washington, PLOT Mausoleum MN105 (Ivy), L-2, Niche 98 married Cleta Janet Wilhelm BIRTH 1889 DEATH 1941 BURIAL Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home Seattle, King County, Washington PLOT MN103 Rose Corr., Lot 1, Niche 16
    Ray W. Smith, Burroak Native Dies Suddenly

    Wordo Has been received of the sudden death of Ray W. Smith at Tacoma, Wash., on July 29, following a heart attack.

    Mr. SMith was born at Burr Oak, In., on Aug. 13, 1886, the son of Stephen S. and Mary A SMith. and attended Burroak Grammer School and Culver High school

    In 1911 he was married to Miss Cleta Wilhelm of Plymouth.

    A few years later the moved to seattle, Wash. and he had resided in the Northeast since that time.

    In 1940 his wife died and later he married the present Mrs. Mary Smith.

    Surviving with his wife are four sons: BUrt, Wayne, Jack, and Donald; a brother William J. SMith of San Diego, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Faye Osborn of Tucson, Ariz.; a half-sister, Mrs. Glen SNyder of CUlver; a step-brother, O. W. Young Hazel crest, Ill; and several nieces and nephews.

    Funeral Services were held Monday, Aug. 2 in Seattle.

William J. Smith

Faye SMith m. --- Osborn