|Death: ||Oct. 2, 1928|
GEORGE W. ANTLE CALLED TO REST. WELL KNOWN CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIES AT METHODIST HOSPITAL THIS MORNING. FAILS TO SURVIVE OPERATION.
George Antle, 79, residing at 416 North Sixteenth street, died at Methodist hospital at Indianapolis at 7:30 o'clock this morning.
He was removed to the hospital two weeks ago last Thursday and after being there two days submitted to an operation for hernia. He gradually grew weaker until the end came this morning.
Mr Antle was one of Elwood's most highly respected citizens. He was a well liked and industrious person. He was always active in any movement for the betterment of Elwood and its residents.
CIVIL WAR VETERAN
He was one of the few surviving Elwood veterans of the Civil War. He had a fine record while in the service. Mr. Antle was an active member when his health permitted of the local Grand Army of the Republic post.
During his residene in Elwood he enjoyed a large circle of friends and his death will bring sadness to many hearts.
He was twice married. His first marriage was to Christina Ueble and by this marriage, he is survived by seven children. They are: Benjamin Antle, of Elwood; Mrs. Ollie Stoker and Mrs. Clara Nelson, both of Indianapolis, Rev. Joseph Antle, of Colorado Springs, Col., Rev. Edward Antle of Montpelier; Mrs. James Steele, of Butler, and Henry Antle living near Elwood.
By his second marriage is survived by the widow; Mrs. Anna Antle.
BODY TO FUNERAL HOME
The body was removed to the Copher and Fesler funeral home this morning and prepred for burial. It will be removed to the family home this evening.
Definite arrangements for the funeral services had not been completed late this afternoon, but they will probably be conducted Thursday. (Elwood Call Leader, October 2, 1928.)
Mr. Antle was a veteran of the Civil War. He enlisted as a Private in Company A, 55th Indiana Volunteer for three months service. He reenlisted and served in Company B of that unit from May 1862 until February 18, 1865.
Christina Antle (1850 - 1898)
Clara Antle Nelson (1871 - 1968)*
Henry Antle (1873 - 1954)*
Plot: Row 49, ADD VIII
Maintained by: Thomas Stone
Originally Created by: Tina Comer Wilson
Record added: Apr 28, 2011
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