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

Chester G. Bigley  



Mrs. Tillie [CREVISTON] BIGLEY, age 50, passed away at her home at Maxinkuckee near Culver Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Death was due to complications, following an illness of several years.

Tillie, daughter of Henry and Josephine CREVISTON was born May 20, 1884, at Van Buren, Indiana. On September 5, 1906 she was united in marriage to Chester BIGLEY. She was a member of the Christian church at Maxinkuckee.

Survivors are the husband, two daughters, Mrs. Josephine RECTOR of Culver and Mrs. Thomas F. REED of Culver , one son, Thomas BIGLEY of Bloomington, two brothers Russell CREVISTON of Chicago and Walter CREVISTON of Van Buren and two sisters, Mrs. Jesse FARR of Bartlesville, Oklahoma and Mrs. Laura KELLER of Louisville, Kentucky.

The funeral will be held Friday morning at 10:30 at the Maxinkuckee church with Rev. PENGILLEY of Culver officiating. Burial will be made in the Washington Cemetery. - Tuesday, February 5, 1935 - Rochester Sentinel






Tuesday, January 6, 1942 - Rochester Sentinel
Chester G. BIGLEY, 61, died suddenly at his farm home near Lake Maxinkuckee, sometime after one p.m. Monday, from a heart attack. He was discovered around one a.m. Tuesday morning by his wife, who is employed at the Kingsbury Ordnance Plant. It is thought that he died shortly after Mrs. Biggley departed for work.

The deceased was born near Lake Maxinkuckee on June 21, 1880, and had lived in that neighborhood his entire life. His parents were Thomas and Sarah Jane BIGLEY.

His first wife preceded him in death in 1935.

Survivors are the wife, Helen ZUMBAUGH BIGLEY; one son, Thomas [BIGLEY], Indianapolis; two daughters, Mrs. Josephine RECTOR, Culver ; Mrs. Thelma REED, South Bend; one step-son, Wendell TRACY, Culver ; one brother, Guy [BIGLEY], Culver ; one sister, Mrs. Mary MARTIN. The body had been removed to the Grossman funeral home in Culver .

Funeral arrangements had not been completed when this issue of The News-Sentinel went to press.






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