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

Harry E. Medbourn  




We have with us today a life-long resident of Culver - Harry E. Medbourn. He attended grade and high school here taking an active part in atheltice during that perios. Later he studied at Wabash College and South Bend Business College.

Mr. Medborn then returned to Culver and became associated with his father in the Medbourn Ice Compant, though during his 30 years in business here he has had varying interests - an automobile agency for six years, real estate, feeds, ssed, and coal, farming, and the feeding of live stock.

Harry admits that the last named is his main interest right now as he is trying out various feeding methods before suggesting them to the farmers in connection with the Culver City Grain & Caol Co.

He is president of the Masonic trustees, who are doing a great job with the cemetery, trustee of the Methodist church, and director of the State Exchange Bank.

All who know Harry don't have to be told that his principal hobbies are fishing and hunting. - Culver Citizen Profile.






Funeral services for Harry E. MEDBOURN, 66, prominent Culver businessman who died Wednesday, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Culver Methodist church. The Rev. Kendall SANDS will officiate and burial will be in the Culver Masonic cemetery.

For many years Mr. Medbourn was associated with his father in the ice and coal business at Culver and Logansort. Later, he was engaged in the elevator and grain business in Culver.

He was a member of the Masonic lodge, the Fort Wayne Shrine, the South Bend Scottish and the Culver I.O.O.F. lodge.

Survivors are his widow, Faye [MEDBOURN]; two children, Mrs. Helen PHILLIPS and Samuel M. MEDBOURN, both of Culver and four grandchildren. - Friday, June 17, 1955 Rochester Sentinel

Harry Edward Medbourn
BIRTH 19 Jul 1888
DEATH 17 Jun 1955 Culver, Marshall County, Indiana
BURIAL Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana
son of Samuel Ezra Medbourn & Katie Belle Oyler Medbourn

married

Faye Harcourt
BIRTH 7 Feb 1887 Rush County, Indiana,
DEATH Oct 1981
BURIAL Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana
dau of Marion Harcourt & Ida Jane Parsons

Children:
    Helen Elizabeth Medbourn BIRTH 12 May 1911 Culver, Marshall County, Indiana DEATH 2 Aug 1972 Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana BURIAL Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana married Merwyn Hand; George Phillips; and Clay Smith
      Mrs. Helen E. SMITH, 61, Lake Manitou resident, died late Wednesday afternoon at her residence. Born May 12, 1911, at Culver, she was the daughter of Harry E. and Faye HARCOURT MEDBOURN.

      Her marriage was June 29, 1965, at Culver to Clay SMITH, who survives. She had resided here since 1965, moving from Culver.

      She was a member of the Beta Mu Chapter of The Tri Kappa sorority, the Grace United Methodist church, Supreme Chapter of PEO Sisterhood and a former state officer of the Federation of Women’s Clubs.

      Also surviving are her mother; one son, Richard HAND, Plymouth; two grandchildren, Beth and Scott [HAND], and a brother, Sam MEDBOURN, of Culver.

      Final rites will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Zimmerman Brothers funeral home. The Rev. Laurence SMITH will officiate. Burial will be in the Masonic cemetery at Culver. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Friday.


    Samuel Marion Medbourn, Sr BIRTH 4 Oct 1917 Culver, Marshall County, Indiana DEATH 18 Mar 1979 Culver, Marshall County, Indiana BURIAL Culver- Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana,






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