Harley Ashtons Celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Harley L. Ashton, 43 4 S. Main St., Culver, celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary
Saturday, June 10 at a tea in the lounge of the- Culver Methodist Church, arranged by their
daughters, Mrs. Mary E. Jacklin, Downers Grove,Ill., and Mrs. Barbara Nell Rauch , Cleveland,
The table was; beautifully decorated with three yellow tapers at. each end in silver candelabra
and a lovely bouquet of gladioli and chrysanthemums formed the centerpiece.
Mrs. Jacklin and Mrs. Rauch presided at the tea table and served delicious refreshments.
Guests attending; were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jacklin and son, John, Downers Grove, Ill.; Mrs.
Alden Jacklin, Shelbyville, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. William L. Rauch and children, Stephen and Peggy
Sue, Cleveland, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Rauch, Elwood, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Harper,
Milwaukee, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs.Dick Norris, Roanoke, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Y. Curtis Campbell, Columbus,
Ohio; Mrs. Jennie Daugherty, Alexandria, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Daugherty, Detroit, Mich.; Mr.
and Mrs Arche Ashton, Anderson, Ind.; and Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Hackett of Culver.
One daughter, Mrs. George A. Sides, Tampa, Fla., and her family were unable to be present.
Mr. and Mrs. Ashton were married June 14, 1911 at her parents home in Frankton, Ind.
Mr. Ashton was a teacher in the Wendell Willkie High School Elwood, Ind., for 21 years, retiring
from there in 1944.
Since that time most of their summers have been spent near Culver and winters in St. Petersburg, Fla.
- Jun 14 - 1961 - Citizen
Harley L Ashton Dies In Hospital At Age Of 76
Harley L. Ashton, 76, 434 South Main St., Culver, died early Tuesday morning, Oct. 13, at the
Parkview Hospital, Plymouth, where he had been admitted late Monday night.
Mr. Ashton was a member of the First Methodist Church, Elwood, Ind. He was born on Sept.
17, 1888, in Madison County, Ind., to James and Rose (Kimmerling) Ashton and was a teacher
In the Elwood High School until his retirement in 1944. Since that time he has resided in Culver.
Surviving are the wife, Hazel; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Jacklin, Downers Grove, Ill., Mrs. Barbara
Rauch, Springfield, Ohio, and Mrs. Ella Sides, Tampa, Fla . ; two brothers, Herman and Arch
Ashton, both of Anderson, Ind., and six grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Easterday onine Funeral Home, Culver, after noon on Wednesday,
The body will be taken to the Copher and Fesler Funeral Home in Elwood on Thursday,
where friends may call after noon on Thursday, Oct. 15,
Funeral services will be held at the Elwood Funeral Home cm Friday, Oct. 16, at 2 p.m., with
Rev. Pheneger, pastor of the Grace Methodist Church, Elwood, officiating.
Burial will be in the I . O . O . F . Cemetery, Frankton, Ind. - Oct 14 1964
Hazel M. Ashton 1892-1970 Burial: Knights of Pythias Cemetery Frankton
Madison County Indiana,