George Monroe Wilfong

George Monroe Wilfong

Birth
Vermillion County, Indiana, USA
Death 12 Aug 1939 (aged 70)
Parke County, Indiana, USA
Burial Montezuma, Parke County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 81730095 · View Source
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Son of Michael Willfong b. Bethel Cemetery in Ridge Farm, Vermillion, IL and Julia Stahl.

George Monroe WILLFONG b. 12 Jul 1869 Vermillion Co, IN d. 12 Aug 1939 Parke Co, IN b. Oakland Cem in Parke Co, IN m. Minnie M. UNK b. Apr 1871 IL d. 1908 IN m. 1894. 1900 Adams, Parke, IN. George remarried Mary E. b. 1872 OH m. 1909 & div. This was Mary's second marriage also. 1910(0births), 1920 Reserve, Parke, IN. George Willfong married a third time to Mary Shott m. 22 Sep 1922 Parke Co, IN.

From Find A Grave contributor Brenda Horton.

Geo. M. Wilfong,
Age 70, Is Dead

George Monroe Wilfong age 70,
died at his home in the south part
of town Friday at 3 P.M. foIlowing
an extended illness of chronic nep-
hritis. Wilfong had been in poor
health for a long time.
He was born in Vermillion county
on July 12, 1869, the son of Michael
and Beulah Stahl Wilfong and has
lived practicallv his entire lifetime
in Montezuma. He formerly worked
for the Ba1limore and Ohio railroad
but retired several years ago. His
position was that of car knocker.
George at one time served in the
capacity as town marshall and at the
time of his death, was alderman
from the lst ward. He was a Mason
and tites were in charge of the
Masonic lodge.
Surviving besides his wife, Mrs.
Fern Rohr Wilfong, are three step-
sons. Donald, John and Allen at
home, one sister, Mrs. Viola Fortner
of Ridgefarm; and five brothers. Eli
of Utah; John of Iowa; Lee of Ridge-
farm, Illinois; Clyde of Newport and
Milton of Hillsdale.
Funeral services were conducted at
2 P.M. Sunday from the South Side
Mission church. Rev. Everet Garrard
was the officiating minister and
burial was made in Oakland cemetery.
From The Montezuma Enterprise
Aug 17, 1939 Page 1.



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  • Created by: John Payton
  • Added: 9 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81730095
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Monroe Wilfong (12 Jul 1869–12 Aug 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81730095, citing Oakland Cemetery, Montezuma, Parke County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by John Payton (contributor 47543186) .