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 Mary Blanche <I>Oglesbee</I> Reddish

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Mary Blanche Oglesbee Reddish

  • Birth 3 Jan 1888 Browns Valley, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 7 Dec 1932 Byron, La Porte County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 57797215

Mrs. Otto L. Reddish died at her home at Byron on Saturday morning at 2:30 after an illness of almost a month starting with heart trouble followed by cerebral hemorrhage.

Funeral services at the Christian Church on Monday afternoon were in charge of Rev. John Servies, pastor of the Byron Christian Church, assisted by Mrs. Franklin. Paul McMains sang Beautiful Isle of Somewhere; In the Garden and His Eye is on the Sparrow.

The pallbearers were: Ronald, Herman, William, Clay, Thomas and Charles Reddish. The flowers were carried by: Lucile Hall; Frances Servies; Alberta Rusk; Maude Ewbank; Edna Hocker; Evelyn Rice; Myla Sayler; Imogene Reddish; Georgiana Clore; Amy Rusk.

The packed Church was an evidence of the esteem in which she was held by the community. Burial in Maple Ridge.

Mary Blanche Reddish, daughter of Charles H and Elizabeth Oglesbee, was born near Browns Valley Jan 3, 1888. Later, the family moved near Waveland, in which community she has spent her entire life.

She departed this life Saturday Dec 17, 1932. She was married to Otto Lawrence Reddish June 29, 1904. To this union were born 4 sons, Ronald; Herman; William and Clay and two daughters, Ruth and Marjorie. She also leaves a brother, William Oglesbee of Oak Park, Ill a grandson, Richard and a daughter-in-law, Carmelita Redish and many other relatives and friends.

After marriage she united with the Presbyterian Church at Waveland and later became affiliated with the Federated Church at Russellville. She also was a member of the Russellville Chapter of Eastern Star. For several years she has been in ill health but has borne her suffering with Christian fortitude. She was very devoted to her family and her home was a place in which everyone felt a joyous welcome, each was happy to be counted one among her many friends and received an inspiration from her beaming countenance and her ever desire to look upon the bright side of life.

Relatives and friends from a distance were Albert Oglesbee, Indianapolis; Mr. & Mrs. W Oglesbee, Oak Park, Ill; Mr. and Mrs. Warren Reddish, Cincinnati, OH; . and Mrs. CC Reddish, Frankfort; Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Holes, Kokomo; Mr. & Mrs. Warren Hocker, Terre Haute; Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Schenck, Waynetown; Mr. & Mrs. John Buser; Charles Buser; Mr. & Mrs. Clay Reeves; Misses Lucille Hall; Frances Servies, Evelyn Rice; Mrs. Mary Schwindler; Mrs. Buford Friend, all of New Market; Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Foster; Mr. & Mrs. John Beeson; Mrs. Ben Myers; Mrs. Lee Straughan; Mrs. Eva Easly; Mrs. Walter Tague; Mrs. Jennie Davis all of Crawfordsville; . and Mrs. Lidikay, Darlington; Mr. & Mrs. John Glosson, Rockville; john Shannon; Elmer Shannon, Roachdale; HL Royce; Mr. McHargue, Brazil; EJ Barker, Thorntown; ED Logsdon, Indianapolis; Roy Graham, Columbus, Russell East, Richmond; FJ Claypoole, Muncie CY Foster, Carmel; Mr. & Mrs. AH Sheets, Indianapolis; Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Grant, Lowell; Guy Cantwell, Gosport; Mrs. Frederick Styger, Mrs Hilda Nalle, Mrs. Dorothy Lewis all of Indianapolis.

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  • Created by: Alvin Oglesby
  • Added: 27 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57797215
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Blanche Oglesbee Reddish (3 Jan 1888–7 Dec 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57797215, citing Maple Ridge Cemetery, Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Alvin Oglesby (contributor 47049777) .