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Elmer Mishler

Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA
Death 1943 (aged 59–60)
Nappanee, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Burial Nappanee, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 100017137 · View Source
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Elmer Mishler 59, who until failing health forced his retirement, had been an engineer and fireman for Coppes, Inc, died at 8:20 pm Tuesday of last week at his home, in Nappanee. Although his health had been failing for a year, death, attributed to angina pectoris, was unexpected.

He was born Sept 14, 1883, in Kosciusko county, the son of Noah and Minnie (Newcomer) Mishler.

His marriage to Alsina Davidhizar took place Sept 19, 1908.

Survivors include the widow and the following children:
Mrs Bebon (Bertha) Crafton of Nappanee, Mrs Devon (Dorothy) Swinehart of Elkhart, Mrs Linward (Catherine) Letherman of Wakarusa, Miss Inez Mishler at home, Paul Mishler of Nappanee, Robert Mishler of St Joseph, Mich, and Elmer, Jr. at home;
one step-sister, Mrs Edward Pippenger of Nappanee; and 3 grandchildren.

The funeral was held last Friday at 2:30 at the Church of the Brethren of which he was a member for 30 years. Rev M J Weaver, pastor of the church conducted the services, assisted by Rev L E Fondy, pastor of the Church of God, assisting. Burial in Union cemetery.

Wakarusa Tribune
5 August 1943


his step mother ...

Mrs Elizabeth Mishler, 72 years old, died at eleven o'clock Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs Edward Pippenger, in Union township. Her death was caused by heart trouble and a stomach ailment, from which she had been suffering for the past four months.

Surviving are her daughter, a son, Louis Sheets, who lives near Goshen; a step-son, Elmer Mishler of Milford; thirteen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and a brother, Henry Newcomer.

Mrs Mishler was born in Ohio, but had lived in Elkhart county since her childhood.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the home of the daughter at 1:30 o'clock and at the Union Center church at two o'clock.

Wakarusa Tribune
5 June 1924

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elmer Mishler (1883–1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100017137, citing Union Center Cemetery, Nappanee, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Linda K (contributor 47400410) .