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

Ralph Cleveland Wickizer  



1937 - Dec 1 - Buys Lake Cottage - Ralph WIckizer of Toledo, O. purchased the Murray cottage 1939 - May 31 - Mrs. and Mrs. Ralph WIckizer of Chicaho moved to their cottage on Long Point Saturday. The have recently remodeled their cottage and expect to reside ther permanently.

Ralph Cleveland Wickizer BIRTH 29 Jul 1885 Argos, Marshall County, Indiana DEATH 20 Nov 1953 RDS Culver Marshall County, Indiana, BURIAL Maple Grove Cemetery Argos, Marshall County, Indiana, son of Perry Wickizer & Alice Gambrill Ralph C. Wickizer, communication expert, dies of heart attacj at Long Point For 35 years he was Western Union Telegraph Company consultant for the Nickel Plate Railroad and was instumental in planning and constructing the first all-radio controlled railroad system in the U. S. Jan 27 1953 - pg. 14

    Saturday, November 21, 1953 Rochester Sentinel

    Ralph C. WICKIZER, 68, retired Nickel Plate Railroad Western Union operator, died at 5 p.m. Friday at his home on Long Point, Lake Maxinkuckee. Death was attributed to a heart attack suffered but 10 minutes earlier.

    He was born July> 29, 1885, at Argos, to Perry and Alice WICKIZER. He was married to Jean OTTO on Nov. 16, 1915, at Milwaukee, Wis. Practically all of his youth was spent in Argos. Mr. Wickizer resided in Cleveland, O., for many years and returned to Lake Maxinkuckee following his retirement. He was a member of the Argos Masonic Order.

    Survivors are the wife, at home; a sister, Mrs. Esther DAVIS, Indianapolis; and a brother, Ernest WICKIZER, Continental, O.

    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Grossman funeral home in Argos. The Rev. Edward BOASE, pastor of the Argos Methodist church will officiate and burial will be in the Maple Grove cemetery at Argos.

    The Argos Masonic lodge will conduct its final rites at the graveside.

    Friends may call at the funeral home.



married 16 Nov 1915 Marshall county Indiana Jean Marion Otto Birth 29 Sep 1896 Horicon, Wisconsin Death 10 May 1989 Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana (death C Contradictory - says Millier Merry Manor - Culver - 730 School St.) Burial May 13 1989 dau of Emile E Otto & Carrie M. Davenport

Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 Name: Gene Otto
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 19
Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage)
Birth Date: 29 Sep 1896
Birth Place: Horicon, Wisconsin
Marriage Date: 16 Nov 1915
Marriage Place: Indiana, United States
Residence Place: Argos, Indiana
Father: Amile Otto
Mother: Carrie Davenport
Spouse: Ralph C Wickizer
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