Bernard Henry “Ben” Schilmoeller

Birth
Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
Death 5 Jan 1973 (aged 85)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Saint Maurice, Decatur County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 24401294 · View Source
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Bernard Henry "Ben" Schilmoeller died January 5, 1973 in Indianapolis, at the age of 85.

Born the fourth child, and first son, of Johann Heinrich "John Henry" and Elizabeth (nee Staverman) Schilmoeller, Ben was raised on the Schilmoeller Dairy Farm in Rush, Kenton, Kentucky.

He married Leona Wiethorn of Bellevue, Kentucky. Together they had five children, three of whom survived to adulthood.

Ben and Leona moved their young family to Indiana prior to 1935, where they remained the rest of their lives.