Frank M Rice
Frank M Rice 83 Years Old
Frank M. Rice of 800 East Market STREET DECLAREd de doesn't mid being cheated
out of a birthday this year because no one would know how many canfles to place
on his cake anyway.
The retired hardware merchant will be 83 years old February 29 but since only Leap
Years have the date he will figuratively 19 years and three months old.
Mr. Rice, son of the late Elihu S. and Jeanette Mabon RIce, Loganpsort pioneers, was
born in Loganposrt and here recieved his early education.
He atttended Wabash College and then joined his father in the E S Rice & Son
The celebrant organized the Logansport Basket company in 1902, retiring in 1912.
He served as a First National bank director where his faterh was president and
throughout the years was active in Loganpsort Chamber of Commerve, Logansport
Country CLub, Cass County Historical society and ELks and Maronic lodges.
For Several Years he was a member of the poard of publice works.
November 19, 1884, Mr. Rice was married to Miss Lottie F. LArson of Omaha, Neb.
The couple celebrated their fifty-third wedding anniversary last fall.
They have one daughter Mrs. Wendell Schmidt 1132 East Broadway. - Feb 23 1938
Frank M. Rice Rites Tuesday
Body of Retired Business Man is at Home of Sister, Mrs. George Taber, 729 East Market
Funeral rites for Frank M. Rice, 83-year old local retired businessman, who succumbed
suddenly on Saturday, will be held at the residence of his sister, Mrs. George Tabor,
729 East Market street, at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon with Rev. Francis Reese of the
Calvary Presbyterian churh in charge.
Burial will be made in Mt. Hope cemetery.
The body was removed from the McCloskery chepl to the Taber home at 7:30 p.m.
Pallbearers for the funeral services will be Frank McGaughey, WIlliam Deniston, Chalres
Neff, Herbert Greensfelder, Victor Wise and Paul Hockenbeamer. - 27 Mar. 1939