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

Harvey G. Shafer  



Birth: 24 Jul 1868 (Aug., 1868) Indianapolis Marion County Indiana
Death: Dec. 25, 1933 Miami Miami-Dade County Florida,
burial: APR 14,1934 Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis Marion County Indiana
Son of Isaiah J Shafer& Lucretia E. Sullivan

married 3 Mar 1889 in Indianapolis Marion county Indiana Nettie Maude Hall Birth: Birth 12 MAY 1871 Vigo co, Indiana, Death SEP 1962 Dade, Florida, Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis Marion County Indiana daughter of Isaac Newton Hall & Elisabeth G. Fortune

They had

    Morris S Shafer Birth 27 MAY 1895 Indianapolis, Indiana Death NOV 1976 Princeton, Gibson, Indiana






Harvey Shafer Suffers Stroke of Paralysis

Harvey Haffer, well known lake cottager on East Side Lane, suffered a stroke of paralysis in his left side on December 6, at Miami, FLorida, where he is now in the hospital.

On the same day Morris Shafer underwent an operation for appeddicitis at Atlanta, Georgia






Harvey G. Shafer Dies At Miami, Flordia

Made Home Here After Retiring From Business

Harvey G. Shaffer, age 65, years passed away Christmas night at a Miami, Florida, where he has been since December 6, from a stroke of paralysis.

The remains will be kept at Miami until warm weather when burial will be in the Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.

Mr. Shafer was a former vice-president of the Marmon Motor Company, Indianapolis, having retired in 1924. Sine that time he had made Culver his home, where he had been a summer resident on East Shore Lane for a number of years.

Active as a Citizen.

A man of unusual energy, he had identified himself here with many community activities, the present modern and complete fire truck being his outstanding project. He spent many months aiding the fire company secure private subscriptions that made the purchase of the equipment possible, donating a generous portion himself, and then dealt with the manufacturers so that a low price was quoted in the deal.

Mr. Shafer took a great pride in improving East Shore Lane and his own lake property, a few years ago he bought the lot formerly owned by J. Saine & Son at the corner of Main and Jefferson streets, tearing out the old building, and a modern service station was erected on the site.

He is survives by the widow Mrs. Nettie M. Shafer, a son, Maurice S., his mother and two sisters, all of Indianapolis - Dec. 27 1933 - Culver Citizen






Last Rites Saturday For Harvey G. Shafer

Funeral services for Harvey G. Shafer, age sixtey four, who died in Miami, Fla. Decemeber 25, 1933, were whled Saturday afternoon at the Flanner & Buchanan mortuary, Indianapolis . The Rev. Jean S. Milner, pastor of the Second Presbyterian church, officiated and burial was in Crown Hill cemetery.

Mr. Shafer, a life long resident of Indianapolis, formerly was hte vice-president of the Marmon Motor Car Company. He was associated with that company and its predecessor, the Nordyke & Marmon Compnay for thirty years. He was also superintendent of transportation for the INdiana state highway commission about nine years ago.

He retired from active business several years ago and has spent his summers at Lake Maxinkuckee and the winters in Flordia


Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Osborn attended the funeral and services Saturday and remained in Indianapolis until Monday evening to confer on business affairs of the Shafer estate. - 18 Apr. 1934 - Culver Citizen






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