|Birth: ||May 4, 1858|
|Death: ||Mar. 14, 1923|
Ada E. Stiarwalt was born May 4, 1858 and was the youngest of eight children born to Andrew Stairwalt, Sr., and Martha McFadon Stiarwalt.
She attended the old Union School, now the Central School, and her entire life was spent in Belellfontaine, with the exception of the past nine years which were spent in Springfield. She united with the M. E. Church in childhood, but later transferred her membership to the United Presbyterian Church there. She was united in married George Mortimer Hackenger on 20 December 1878 with one daughter, Grace Evelyn, born to this union.
Mrs. Ada E. Hackenger, 61, died of La Grippe Wednesday, March 14, at her home, 124 Mulberry St. in Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio. She leaves to mourn her loss a daughter, Grace Evelyn Hackenger Ensley- Piano instructor; a step-son, James C. Hackenger, of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Lida A. Nelson, of Cleveland, and Mrs. Amanda McColloch, of this city, Bellefontaine, and many friends here and elswhere.
Our sister was a believer in, and a worshiper of God, and had a faith in prayer. She was a lover of the pure, the good, the beautiful, and her home bore evidences of her artistic taste. She was a loving wife, sister, daughter, and friend; a noble defender of her friends, and of any cause deemed worthy, and she had a love for all of God's creatures. and was generous to a fault.
Her last illness of grip, was of short duration, being ill only two weeks, was not thought to be dangerously ill, but an attack of acute indigestion was the immediate cause of her death, which occured about 5 o'clock Wednesday morning, March 14, 1923 in her home in Springfield,
She leaves to mourn her loss a daughter, Grace Hackenger Ensley; a step-son, James C. Hackenger, of Springfield; two sisters, Mrs. Lida A. Nelson of Cleveland, and Mrs. Amanda McColloch of this city, and many friends here and elsewhere.
Her funeral was held at the home of her step-son in Springfield, Saturday, March 17, and many floral tributes bore evidence of the love and esteem in which she was heldral services were held. The remains were brought to this city of Bellefontaine, Saturday, Marhc 17,1923, and interred in the Stiarwalt burial lot, her wish being expressed years ago, to be buried near our mother to whom she was greatly devoted.
"In heaven's serene and endless rest,
Secure from dare and pain
There in the mansions of the blest
We'll surely meet again."
Mrs. Lida A. Nelson.
Mrs. Amanda McColloch.
Note: The Hackenger family originated in South West Germany- Province of Hohenzollers, Prussia, about thirty-one miles from Stutgart. The name then was spelled Hechinger.
Her obituary as published in the Bellefontaine Examiner on March 16, 1923, Page 13 and transcribed on January 13, 2013.
Her obituary was also published in the SPRINGFIELD DAILY NEWS on Friday, March 16, 1923, page-13.
Andrew Stiarwalt (1816 - 1893)
Martha McFaddin Stiarwalt (1816 - 1901)
George Mortimer Hackenger (1835 - 1910)
Grace Evelyn Hackenger Ensley (1891 - 1957)*
Amanda Stairwalt McColloch (1854 - 1939)*
Ada E Stiarwalt Hackenger (1858 - 1923)
Bellefontaine City Cemetery
Created by: Nancy E.
Record added: Dec 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102760288
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