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Wallace Vaughan Brenneman
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1898
New Castle
Henry County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1978
Richmond
Wayne County
Indiana, USA

"Wallace V. Brenneman, 80, 917 Henley Road S. died unexpectedly 06 Jun 1978 shortly after being admitted to Reid Memorial Hospital. Born March 20, 1898, in New Castle, he had lived in Richmond most of his life. He was a former farmer and retired schoolteacher, having taught 50 years, 15 of them in Greensburg, four years in Eaton, Ohio, and the remainder at Richmond High School.

A graduate of Mooreland High School, he attended Butler University and was a graduate of Indiana University. He did graduate work at the Case Institution Cleveland, Ohio, Ball State University in Muncie and Miami University at Oxford, Ohio. An active member of the Senior Citizens Organization, he was named honorary mayor in 1976. He spnsored the Hi-Y Club for 30 years. He taught the first class in modern math in the Richmond school system. He wzs a member of the Indiana Academy of Science, Wayne County Retired Teachers Association and was a charter member of the AARP and served as legislative chairman for that organization. He was a former member of the Greensburg Kiwanis Club and the Greensburg Masonic Lodge. He was a member of the Central United Methodist Church and a veteran of World War I, serving in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Hodgin Brenneman; two daughters, Patricia B. Malik of Bowling Green, Ky., and Leanne Zins of Kalamazoo, MI; four grandchildren; one brother and three sisters. Entombment was in the Earlham Mausoleum, with memorials to the Heart Fund.

The Palladium Item, 07 Jun 1978

SOURCE: "Platt & Horner Descendants" Volume II, compiled by Sally Ann (Platt) Henry, Ivy, printed by the HF Group, North Manchester, IN, 2008.

 
 
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  Mary S Hodgin Brenneman (1906 - 2000)
 
Note: Interment 6/9/1978
 
Burial:
Earlham Cemetery
Richmond
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section M, Block CE/IC, Lot 14/L1, Grave 1
 
Created by: William Roha
Record added: Jul 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73849152
Wallace Vaughan Brenneman
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