Simon H. Stahly

Simon H. Stahly

Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Death 18 Sep 1937 (aged 87)
Nappanee, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Burial Nappanee, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section 2 row 28
Memorial ID 42480708 · View Source
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Funeral services for Simon Stahly 87, who died Saturday at his home in Nappanee, were held Monday at the North Main Street Mennonite Church in Nappanee. Burial was made in the Union Center Cemetery. Mr. Stahly was born September 13, 1850 in Nappanee, the son of Henry and Magdalene Stahly. He married Jane Pearman, who died in 1879, and on February 21, 1881, he was married to Elizabeth Miller, of east of Goshen. In addition to his wife, he is survived by son, Dan, of Nappanee, and a daughter, Mrs. Sarah Albrecht, of near Seymour. Wakarusa Tribune 23 Sept. 1937

Stahly-Simon, son of Henry Stahly, was born in Nappanee, Ind., Sept. 13, 1850;died Sept. 18, 1937; aged 87 y, 5d.

The Stahly family originally came from Germany, and settled as pioneers in Nappanee. The northeastern part of Nappanee was the old Stahly farm, and the house where Simon was born is still standing in a remodeled condition.

In 1873 he was married to Jane Pearman. To this union were born 2 children(Dan I Stahly of Nappanee and Mrs. Simon Albrecht of Sycamore Ill.) His companion passed away at the birth of the last named child in 1879.

On Feb. 27, 1881, he was married to Elizabeth Miller, who with the 2 children,6 grandchildren, and many other relatives remain to mourn the loss of a kind husband, father, and friend.

He was the last surviving member of a family of nine children.

In early life he united with the Mennonite Church and remained faithful to the cause until the Lord called him home.

Funeral services were held at the North Main St. Mennonite Church in Nappanee, conducted by Homer F. North. Burial in the Union Center Cemetery.

Gospel Herald
Vol XXX No 32
4 November 1937

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