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Elmer "Mike" Birge
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1911
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1965
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA


Services for Elmer Birge, 53, of 2608 St. Marys Ave., will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday in C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home, the Rev. Bryant J. Howard officiating. Burial will be in Huntertown Cemetery.

Mr. Birge died at 9:45 p.m. Thursday in St. Joseph's Hospital.

A lifelong resident of Fort Wayne, he was a member of St. Joe Athletic Club and was a truck drive for the city street department.

Surviving are his wife, Florence; two daughters, Mrs. James Justice, Fort Wayne, and Mrs. Jerry Harter, Pasadena, Calif.; a son Michael, at home; a brother Herbert, St. Louis; two sister, Mrs. Vallie Haley, and Mrs. Elsie Borst, both of Rome City; and three granddaughters.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today.


Elmer was the son of Harmon Stewart Birge and Lonnie (Brown, Mansfield) Birge.

He married Florence A. Brindle.

Children of Elmer and Florence include:
Gary Lee Birge (1933-1947)
Shirley Ann Birge Justice (1937-1991)
Linda Ilene Birge Harter (unk-unk)
Michael Birge (unk-unk)
Family links: 
  Harmon S Birge (1869 - 1948)
  Lonnie Helen Brown Birge (1872 - 1961)
  Florence A. Brindle Birge Caldwell (1916 - 1987)*
  Gary Lee Birge (1933 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship

Elmer (Mike) 1911-1965
Florence A. 1916-1987

Huntertown Cemetery New
Allen County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Brian Springer
Originally Created by: Janet Haughey
Record added: May 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37258654
Elmer Mike Birge
Added by: Janet Haughey
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