Gradie Alvin Light

August 24, 1883 October 16, 1943

Photo by Alicia Kneuss


(Handwritten date: Monday, Oct. 18, 1943)


Father of Mrs. R. Meshberger, Died Saturday, Rites Today


   Grady Alvin Light, 60, an employe of the Schafer Wholesale company, died Saturday at 2 o'clock at his home in this ??. Death was attributed to complications, following a stroke of apoplexy suffered two days ago. He had been in ill health for the past two years.
   Mr. Light was born in Putnam county, Ohio, August 24, 1883, the son of Amos and Mary ??den Light. He was married to Nina Swartz December 15, 1905.
   The widow, ten children: Mrs. Iloe Burk, Mrs. Cosie Chase, Cleo Essex, Robert Light, Pauline Teeple, Mrs. R. E. Agler, all of Decatur; Mrs. Genevieve Meshberger of Vancouver, W., Gerald, Beatrice and Donald at home; three brothers, Forrest of Marathon, N. Y., Verne of Waseon, O., and Ray of Findlay, O. survive. One sister is deceased.
   Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home and 2:30 o'clock at the First U. B. church, of which he was a member. Burial will be in the Decatur cemetery.


Adams County (IN) Historical Society

1943b Scrapbook, Image 156-157

Transcribed by Karin King