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Ben Wells Duesler
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1885
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1946
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA

FATHER: George Wilson Duesler 1844-1914
MOTHER: Flora Allen Taylor 1845-1879
WIFE: Lora Edith Moorehouse 18801931
MARRIED: Sep. 7, 1916 Tippanoe Co, IN
* George Gordon Duesler 1918-2000

2nd WIFE: Maud M.Davis-Reser 1895-1973
MARRIED: May 24, 1935 Lafayette, IN

Ben Wells Duesler: First son of George & Flora. Born at Donovan, IL. Was an undertaker, practicing in IL, CA and finally in Lafayette, IN. Also sold caskets and furniture and was a surveyor at Yreka, CA. Lora born 4/10/1880, died 11/4/1931 in Pasadena, CA at age 51. Ben died at age 61 in Lafayette, IN on 11/14/1946 and is buried at Spring Vale Cemetery, Lafayette, IN.
Maude born & married in Lafayette, IN. Maude died 27 years after Ben at age 78 n Phoenix, AZ in Dec. 1973. She is buried at Glendale Memorial Park. [Excerpt taken from a book researched and published by Charles J. Duesler in 1989 and updated by the writer in 1996]
1930 CENSUS, Tippecanoe Co. IN 4/10/1930
DUESLER; Ben 44, traveling salesman; wife Lora E. 49, son George G. 11, and sister-in-law Ethel Nelson 51, widow, living at 1018 N. 9th St. Lafayette, IN. Ben born IL, all others born IN.

1940 CENSUS, Tippecanoe Co. IN 4/15/1940
DUESLER, Ben 54, born IL, embalmer; 2nd wife Maude 45, born IN, living at 643 Ferry St. Lafayette, IN.

Ben & Maude in 1943,1945 Lafayette city directory.
Family links: 
  George Wilson Duesler (1844 - 1914)
  Flora Allen Taylor Duesler (1856 - 1938)
  Lora Edith Morehouse Duesler (1880 - 1931)*
  Maude M Davis Duesler (1895 - 1973)*
  George Gordon Duesler (1918 - 2000)*
  Ben Wells Duesler (1885 - 1946)
  George Taylor Duesler (1894 - 1967)*
  Frank Elmore Duesler (1896 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Undertaker, Vianco Funeral Home, Lafayette, Indiana.
Spring Vale Cemetery
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Plot: sec 12 lot n1/2-167 page 648
Maintained by: Jane Duesler Iafelice
Originally Created by: Ran
Record added: Nov 19, 2003
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Ben Wells Duesler
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Ben Wells Duesler
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