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Roscoe Milton Smeltzer
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1904
Death: Dec. 14, 1997

husband of Ruth Anna (Lauver) Smeltzer who was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Jim Cartwright who took the photo for me confirmed Roscoe's tombstone.


South Bend Tribune, 7 Dec 1997, (obit of Roscoe Milton Smeltzer) courtesy of Linda K.

Roscoe M Smeltzer, 93, of 11199 E Potawatomi Trail South, Walkerton,IN, formerly of Highland, IN, passed away Sunday, December 14, 1997 at 6:50 am at St Joseph Hospital, Plymouth, IN.

He was born Sept 23, 1904 in Wakarusa, IN & married Jan 5, 1929 in Michigan City, IN to Ruth A Lauver who preceded him
in death on Aug 14, 1991.

Also preceded in death by daughters, Wanda and Mary Ann Smeltzer and son, James Smeltzer.

Survived by two sons, a daughter, 10 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

Visitation 6-9 pm Tuesday. & services 1 pm Wednesday at the Swem Funeral Home, 301 W Front St, Buchanan, MI. Burial at OakRidge Cemetery, Buchanan, MI.

Mr Smeltzer was a retired electrician for Shell Oil Co. He was a member of North Liberty Mennonite Church and the Lions Club of Highland, Indiana.

Memorial contributions to the North Liberty Mennonite Church appreciated.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Smeltzer (1856 - 1933)
  Salome E Burkey Smeltzer (1866 - 1955)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Anna Lauver Smeltzer (1909 - 1991)*
 
 Children:
  Wanda Lee Smeltzer (1936 - 1936)*
  Mary Ann Smeltzer (1946 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  Calvin B. Smeltzer (1888 - 1959)*
  Laura E Smeltzer Freed (1889 - 1975)*
  Clara E Smeltzer Yoder (1891 - 1960)*
  John H Smeltzer (1893 - 1966)*
  George Valentine Smeltzer (1895 - 1973)*
  Emma Sarah Smeltzer Freed (1898 - 1929)*
  Elmer L. Smeltzer (1900 - 1958)*
  Joseph V. Smeltzer (1902 - 1974)*
  Roscoe Milton Smeltzer (1904 - 1997)
  Arthur R Smeltzer (1906 - 1963)*
  Grace N. Smeltzer Yoder (1910 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Buchanan
Berrien County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Karen (Ogburn) Lint
Record added: Sep 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59225280
Roscoe Milton Smeltzer
Added by: Jim Cartwright
 
Roscoe Milton Smeltzer
Added by: Jim Cartwright
 
Roscoe Milton Smeltzer
Added by: Jim Cartwright
 
 
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