Handwritten date:  Friday, February 2, 1951)




   Ivan and Audrey Bleeke Steury of Flanagan, Illinois, are the parents of a baby boy, Stanley Wayne, born Wednesday, January 31, in the hospital at Pontiac, Illinois.  The child, a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Steury of this community, weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces.  :Mr. and Mrs. Steury are employed at the Salem Children's Home at Flanagan.


   Ralph and Erlene Steury Hawkins of Decatur are the parents of a baby girl, Pamela Sue, weighing 9 pounds, 1 ounce, born early Thursday at the Adams County Memorial hospital.  Mr. and Mrs. Dan Steury of north of Berne and Mr. and Mrs. Emory Hawkins of Decatur are the grandparents.


   David Howard is the name of a son born to Dr. Howard and Gyneth Schindler Luginbill at South Bend, Wednesday evening.  This is their first child.  The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Luginbill and Mr. and Mrs. Vilas A. Schindler.  For the latter couple, this baby is their second grandchild and first grand- (cut off)


   Announcement is made of the birth of a daughter, Tania Marie, to Elmer and Evelyn Graber Rich of Buffalo, N.Y.  The child was born on January 16 and is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Graber northwest of Berne.



(Handwritten date:  Monday, February 19, 1951)



Funeral Services Sunday In Kansas For Native Of This Area


   Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Sterling, Kansas, for Mrs. Valentine Farney, 82, sister of Rev. N. J. Schmucker of Berne.  Mrs. Farney was the former Katie Schmucker and a native of this community.  She was born near Berne and was the daughter of Daniel and Susan Egly Schmucker.

   Mrs. Farney had been ailing for some time.   She moved away from this community in 1880 and the family had resided in Kansas since.  Her husband is deceased but she is survived by eight children, four brothers, a full sister and several half-sisters.



(Handwritten date:  Monday, February 26, 1951)




   Rev. and Mrs. C. N. Stucky residing on West Water street observed their 59th wedding anniversary at their home yesterday with members of their family participating in a carry-in dinner at noon and a family fellowship.

   The following participated:  Mr. and Mrs. Peter Stucky  of Flanagan, Ill.,  Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Dubach and family,  Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Sommer and family,  Mr. and Mrs. Menno Stucky and son Billie,  Jacob E. Sprunger,  Mr. and Mrs. William Habegger and family,  Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Sprunger and family,  Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Neuenschwander and family and Christina Stucky.

   Rev. and Mrs. Noah Schmuck- (cut off)



(Handwritten date:  Friday, June 1, 1951)




   Daniel Lengacher, 84, of Allen county, died at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne where he was admitted last Friday after suffering a broken leg.  Pneumonia developed and caused his death.  He lived near Harlan for 60 years.  The funeral was held at the residence today, with burial in the Amish cemetery near Grabill.  Mr. Lengacher was a brother to the late Mrs. Dan Mazelin who spent most of her life in this community.



(No handwritten date; assuming 1951)


   Glen and Vera Wulliman Adler of French township are the parents of a baby boy, Bradford Lee, born Wednesday, January 10, at the Clinic Hospital in Bluffton.   Mr. and Mrs. Menas Wulliman (cut off)


Adams County, Indiana Historical Society

1933-1953 Scrapbook - Image 58

Transcribed by Karin King