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Mary Ellen Brotherton Biddinger
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1888
Death: Feb. 26, 1962

Rites Thursday for Mrs. Biddinger, 73

Mrs. Mary Ellen (Brotherton) Biddinger, 73, widow of Elmer Dale Biddinger, died at 10:55 a.m. Feb. 26, 1962, at the home of Mrs. Maggie Welch at Westport.

In declining health for several years, she had been in a serious condition since Saturday.

Born on Marh 28, 1888 in Bartholomew County, she was the daughter of George and Lou (Dickey) Brotherton.

Her marriage to Elmer Dale Biddinger took place at Elizabethtown in August 1904. Following her marriage she lived in Bartholomew County until 1929. Thereafter, she moved to the Sardinia community in Decatur County.

After the death of her husband on April 14, 1949, she located at Westport, where she had resided.

Mrs. Biddinger was a member of the Sardinia Evangelical United Brethren Church.

The survivors include; three sons, Clancy Biddinger, Walter Biddinger, and Robert Biddinge; four daughters, Mrs. Byron (Martha Ellen) Smith, Mrs. Nolan (Mildred) Allen, Mrs. Barrett (Deloris) Fields, and Mrs. Walter (Dorothy) Manlief; 23 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; one sister, Mrs. Nellie Morris; one brother, John Brotherton; several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband she was preceded in death by a son George Wesley Biddinger, who died in 1943.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Bass Funeral Home at Westport. Friends may call at the funeral home in Westport after 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Source; Greensburg Daily News Feb. 27, 1962 
Family links: 
  George W Brotherton (1857 - 1950)
  Martha Lavinia Dickey Brotherton (1868 - 1948)
  Elmer Dale Biddinger (1880 - 1949)*
  George Wesley Biddinger (____ - 1949)*
  Clancy R Biddinger (1907 - 1976)*
  Walter Biddinger (1908 - 1993)*
  Mildred L. Biddinger Allen (1919 - 1983)*
  Robert M. Biddinger (1923 - 2004)*
  Deloris Mae Biddinger Fields (1926 - 2013)*
  Nellie Gladys Brotherton Morris (1885 - 1969)*
  Mary Ellen Brotherton Biddinger (1888 - 1962)
  John Brotherton (1890 - 1967)*
*Calculated relationship
Shirk Cemetery
Decatur County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Mickey Allen
Originally Created by: Denby Brown
Record added: Nov 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61454875
Mary Ellen <i>Brotherton</i> Biddinger
Added by: Denby Brown
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