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Wilmer "Granny" Farster
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1895
Eddyville
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1965
Butler
Butler County
Pennsylvania, USA

Wilmer "Granny" Farster, 70, of Templeton RD1, a World War I Veteran, died at 2:30 a.m. today November 11, 1965 in Deshon Veterans Administration Hospital, Butler. Mr. Farster was born March 18, 1895 at Eddyville, a son of John Farster and Jessie Smith Farster, and served with the Medical Corps in France. Mr. Farster leaves his widow, Mrs. Mabel (Bowser) Farster; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Verda) Wright, Vandergrift and Mrs. Floy (Maxine) McKelvey, Kittanning, one son George W. Farster, Clyde, OH; nine grandchildren, four great grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Verda Lowry, Arnold and Mrs. Claire Klingensmith and Mrs. Hazel Walker of Templeton and three brothers, Robert Farster, Widnoon, George Farster, Freemont, OH, and Theodore Farster, Templeton. Friends will be received after 7 p.m. this evening in the Merwin Funeral Home, Kittanning where a military funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Officiating pastor will be C. Richard Main, pastor of Templeton Church of God. Burial will be in Cochran Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Phillip Farster (1867 - 1940)
  Jessie Smith Farster (1867 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Mabel Irene Bowser Farster (1901 - 1975)*
 
 Children:
  George W. Farster (1923 - 2000)*
  Mabel Maxine Farster Waugaman (1925 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Verda M Farster Lowry (1891 - 1972)*
  Wilmer Farster (1895 - 1965)
  Robert John Farster (1899 - 1971)*
  Hazel M Farster Walker (1901 - 1989)*
  Ethel C Farster Klingensmith (1904 - 1971)*
  Theodore Farster (1906 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cochran Cemetery
Templeton
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Sep 16, 2006
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Wilmer Granny Farster
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Wilmer Granny Farster
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