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Milton Hostetler
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1863
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 29, 1948
Low Point
Woodford County
Illinois, USA

HOSTETLER. - Milton, son of Christian J. and Magdalena (Hershberger) HOSTETLER, was born in Elkhart Co., Ind., July 19, 1863; died at his home near Low Point, Ill., May 29, 1948; aged 84 y. 10 m. 10 d.

Early in life he moved with his parents to Hickory Co., Mo., and later to Cass Co., where he united with the Amish Mennonite Church, remaining a member until death.

On Jan. 29, 1893, he was united in marriage to Ida M. Zook. In 1912 he moved with his family to Shelby Co., Ill., and in 1942 to Woodford Co., where he spent the rest of his life.

Surviving are his companion, 5 sons (Dan, Lowpoint, Ill.; Chancy, Westover, Md.; Ed, Roanoke, Ill.; Milo, Washburn, Ill.; Ira, Benson, Ill.), 2 brothers (Levi, Tampico, Ill.; and Dave, Prophetstown, Ill.), 29 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. Four daughters preceded him in death in infancy.

His parents, 8 brothers, and one sister also predeceased him.

Funeral services were held June 1 at the home by Joseph Reber and at the Linn A. M. Church by J. E. Hostetler, assisted by D. M. Ulrich.

~ Gospel Herald; Vol. XLI, No. 27 - July 6, 1948, pp. 646, 647

 
 
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 Parents:
  Christian J. Hostetler (1830 - 1925)
  Magdalena Hershberger Hostetler (1835 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Ida Mae Zook Hostetler (1874 - 1960)*
 
 Children:
  Daniel M Hostetler (1893 - 1972)*
  Ira Melvin Hostetler (1901 - 1984)*
  Infant daughter Hostetler (1903 - 1903)*
 
 Siblings:
  Adam Hochstetler (1853 - 1854)*
  Elizabeth Hostetler Kropf (1855 - 1932)*
  George Hostetler (1857 - 1943)*
  Joseph C. Hostetler (1858 - 1931)*
  Sem Hostetler (1860 - 1943)*
  Eli Hostetler (1862 - 1914)*
  Milton Hostetler (1863 - 1948)
  Moses Henry Hostetler (1865 - 1936)*
  Pius Hostetler (1867 - 1937)*
  Levi C Hostetler (1868 - 1952)*
  David Hostetler (1870 - 1966)*
  Daniel Hostetler (1875 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Roanoke Mennonite Cemetery
Roanoke
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Michael Burley
Originally Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Record added: Nov 13, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12337367
Milton Hostetler
Added by: Madena Thomason Whitesell
 
Milton Hostetler
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 Added: Nov. 22, 2010
 
 
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