|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1873|
|Death: ||Jul. 13, 1954|
L. C. Bilbee Dies After Long Illness
Lewis C. Bilbee, 81, near Vera Cruz, died at his home at 8:10 Tuesday evening. He had been in failing health for about one year and death was attributed to infirmities of advanced age.
Born in Huntington County, Aug 24, 1873, a son of Andrew and Mary Ann Baker Bilbee, his second (actually 3rd.../rwd) marriage was to Gertrude Klein, Nov. 18, 1924, in Wells County.
A retired farmer, Mr. Bilbee was a member of the St. John Evangelical and Reformed Church at Vera Cruz where he had been a teacher for 30 years.
Surviving in addition to the wife, the four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Tom Bilbee, Marion. His first wife(2nd), the former Jemima Johnston, a son and a daughter of the first marriage, five brothers and two sisters are deceased.
The body was removed to the Jahn Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 o'clock this evening. The body will be taken Thursday to the family residence where friends may call after 5 o'clock that afternoon.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the St. John Evangelical and Reformed Church with Rev. Delbert Kaufman and Rev. H. H. Meckstroth officiating.
Burial will be in the Six Mile Cemetery.
Note: Lewis also has a cenotaph marker @ memorial# 7449021 w/his 1st wife Hulda & 2nd wife Jemima who are buried at Woodlawn Cem., Warren, Huntington Co., IN.
Andrew Perry Bilbee (1839 - 1885)
Mary Ann Baker Bilbee (1842 - 1912)
Huldah Teagarden Bilbee (1875 - 1903)
Jemima Johnston Bilbee (1874 - 1923)
Gertrude Klein Bilbee (1894 - 1990)
Agnes Vera Bilbee Tharp (1895 - 1946)*
Martha M. Bilbee Percy (1863 - 1946)*
John E Bilbee (1864 - 1892)*
Dallas Grant Bilbee (1868 - 1921)*
James Monroe Bilbee (1869 - 1944)*
Lewis Clinton Bilbee (1873 - 1954)
Thomas Elmer Bilbee (1876 - 1955)*
Cora M. Bilbee Minch (1880 - 1905)*
Charles B. Bilbee (1883 - 1911)*
Six Mile Cemetery
Maintained by: Roy Delong
Originally Created by: drbuck
Record added: Sep 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29474970