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Madge M. Ruehlen Atha
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1884
Logan County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1946
West Mansfield
Logan County
Ohio, USA

The Daily Examiner, Bellefontaine, Oh. Sat. 6/8/1946
Native of West Mansfield Was Ill Several Months
Mrs. Madge Atha, 62, died at her home in West Mansfield Saturday at 2 a.m. after an illness of several months duration. She was born March 30, 1884 in West Mansfield, a daughter of James and Belle Titsworth Ruehlen. She was united in marriage with Homer Atha on June 14, 1906. Mrs. Atha is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. John Bozman, of Elyria, and a foster daughter, Mrs. Carl Gibson, of Bellefontaine, whom Mr. and Mrs. Atha reared in their home. Two brothers, Lewis, of St. Cloud, Fla., and Denzel, of Columbus and one sister, Mrs. Chloe Kratli of Springfield, Mo., also survives. A son Lawrence died in 1913. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Ballinger Funeral Home, in charge of Rev. L. Dow Fauver, pastor of the Methodist Church of West Mansfield. Burial will be made in Greenlawn Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  James M. Ruehlen (1853 - 1916)
  Belle C. Titsworth Ruehlen (1860 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Homer F. Atha (1884 - 1946)
 
 Children:
  Lawrence Dale Atha (1906 - 1913)*
 
 Siblings:
  Chloe E Ruehlen Kratli (1876 - 1953)**
  Elva A. Ruehlen (1879 - 1880)*
  Elva A. Ruehlen (1880 - 1880)*
  Lewis John Ruehlen (1881 - 1964)*
  Madge M. Ruehlen Atha (1884 - 1946)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
West Mansfield
Logan County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Kathleen Ruhlen
Record added: Jul 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14811017
Madge M. <i>Ruehlen</i> Atha
Added by: Kathleen Ruhlen
 
Madge M. <i>Ruehlen</i> Atha
Added by: Kathleen Ruhlen
 
Madge M. <i>Ruehlen</i> Atha
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Homer and Madge were the adopted parents of my grandmother, Elaine Atha Bozman. Elaine was the biological daughter of Harry Wilson Grant and Bertha Knox. Elaine was taken in by the Athas in 1918 after Harry died of the Spanish flu.
- Jeanne-alogy
 Added: Oct. 23, 2012
 
 
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