|Birth: ||Aug. 30, 1851|
|Death: ||Oct. 7, 1916|
Ira A Modisitt, 65 years old, died Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock at his home, one-half mile east of Atherton in Otter Creek township. He was born August 30, 1851, on the old Modesitt homestead, north of Atherton in Parke county, and spent all his life in this vicinity, living the past forty years on his farm, known as Walnut Hill, where he died.
The deceased was a brother-in-law of City Judge R.V. Newton of Terre Haute. He is survived by the widow Maggie E Modesitt; a daughter, Mrs. Sylvia Davis, of Valley Mills, Ind; a son, Herman W. Modisitt, who resides on his father's farm and five brothers, Albert B and Thomas M Modesitt of Otter Creek; George W., of Terre Haute; John W., of Kalispell, Mont., and Calvin Fletcher Modisitt, of Detroit, Mich. Burial will be in Highland Lawn cemetery, but the plans for the funeral have not been completed.
Terre Haute Tribune-9 Oct 1916-page 2
The funeral of Ira Modesitt, 65 years old, who died Saturday at his home near Atherton, Ind., will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the residence, with interment in High Lawn cemetery.
Margarett E Newton Modesitt (1858 - 1947)
Herman W Modesitt (1888 - 1968)*
Highland Lawn Cemetery
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