|Birth: ||Sep. 25, 1893|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 1969|
husband of Lena Grace (Lorenz)
(1 wife Lena Grace d Apr 28 1965, 2nd wife Amy Baliff m 1968 survives)
son of Elmer Elisworth & Adella Ann (Whisler) Applegate
b: Cicero IN
sect 5 lot 444 row 3 gs 21
Source: Hamilton County Obits
Dr. A. Ward Applegate, minister at Hinkle Creek Friends Church from 1918-23 and from 1958 until he retired this past summer, died at 11 p.m. Thursday in Florida.
Dr. Applegate, whose biography appears in the "Who's Who in the Mid-West" was born in Cicero, Sept. 25, 1893, son of Elmer Ellsworth and Adella Whisler Applegate. He was the second son in a family of five sons, and five daughters. He graduated from Cicero High School in 1911 and on Nov. 1, 1914 he and Lena Grace Lorenz were married. She died Apr. 28, 1965.
In 1968 he and Amy Baliff were married and she survives.
Also surviving are a daughter, Esther Foster, Saudi Arabia; two grandchildren, David and Eldon Foster; five sisters, Catherine Durnell and Agnes Haworth, both of Cicero; Jeanette Randall, Westfield; Margaret Crosby, Roachdale; Clara Max Clark, Indianapolis; four brothers, Edward, John and Carl Applegate, all of Cicero and Waltz Applegate, Harrisburg, IL.
A son, Raymond Kenneth, died in 1944.
In addition to Hinkle Creek Friends, Dr. Applegate had also pastored churches in Centerville, Kokomo, Carmel and Wilmington, Ohio.
He was a 1929 graduate of Earlham College receiving the Bachelor of Arts Degree.
His appointments on Friends Committees include Executive Committee, Indiana Yearly Meeting and Wilmington Yearly meeting. He was on the American Friends Mission Board and was a member of the Friends World Committee and was a delegate and speaker at the World Conference in Oxford, England.
Also as a member of the World Committee, he had traveled around the world visiting Friends Missions in Cuba, Jamaica, Africa, Europe, and the Far East. During his round the world travels he delivered over 100 lectures.
He was a member of Rotary International joining the Kokomo club in 1930; the Wilmington, Ohio Club in 1940 and the Noblesville Rotary Club in 1958.
Elmer Ellsworth Applegate (1867 - 1951)
Adella Ann Whisler Applegate (1872 - 1962)
Lena Grace Lorenz Applegate (1894 - 1965)
Esther Clementine Applegate Foster (1919 - 1988)*
Jeannette Glee Applegate Randall (1892 - 1990)*
Albert Ward Applegate (1893 - 1969)
Karl Raymond Applegate (1895 - 1974)*
Agnes Alva Applegate Haworth (1896 - 1994)*
Clara Max Applegate Clark (1899 - 2002)*
Francis Waltz Applegate (1901 - 1979)*
John Whistler Applegate (1907 - 1977)*
Margaret Jane Applegate Crosby (1908 - 2012)*
Charles Edward Applegate (1911 - 1993)*
Kathryn Marilyn Applegate Durnell (1913 - 1985)*
Maintained by: Joyce Katsma
Originally Created by: SKL
Record added: Oct 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43567450
A great man of God.|
Added: Feb. 11, 2010