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HOSTETLER, Joseph 1858-1932

HOSTETLER, BOSSARD, SCHMIDT, STONE, MAURER, WIENEKE

Posted By: Debbie Nash (email)
Date: 10/26/2003 at 23:37:56

"The Fairfield Ledger"
December 12, 1932
Page 3, Column 6

Joseph HOSTETLER, a lifelong resident of Lockridge Township, Jefferson County, passed away at 3:30 Thursday afternoon Dec. 1, 1932 at his home north of Lockridge... Oldest son of John and Catherine BOSSARD HOSTETLER; born Apr. 18, 1858.... He spent his entire life on the farm his father acquired from the government. He died in a room made of logs, a part of the house his father built. In later years the family remodeled the house, making it more up to date, but the one room was not destroyed. He died in the room he was born.

Married, Sept. 1, 1897, Saloma SCHMIDT. To this union two children, one son Arthur, one daughter Gladys. Mr. HOSTETLERís death is the first death in the HOSTETLER family since the death of his father, except for a brother-in-law. He grew up in the Amish church.

He leaves his wife, one son, Arthur HOSTETLER, one daughter, Mrs. Frank STONE, and six grandchildren, Raymond, Dorothy, Paul, Richard HOSTETLER, Gifford and Louise STONE, also one brother, John HOSTETLER of Woodburn, Ore., and two sisters, Mrs. Chris MAURER, Pulaski, Iowa, and Mrs. John WIENEKE, Brighton.... Bur. Lockridge Cemetery. Pall bearers were John Reeder, Lewey Reeder, Chris Pohren, Jake Boos, Fred Dallner and Lewey Trabert.
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