ESTELLA McINTOSH CRONKHITE
Source: Unknown newspaper - article found in scrapbook of obituaries collected by Fauniel Hershberger, owned by Karen Zach (recently given to the Crawfordsville District Public Library) - typed by: GA
West Lebanon, Ind. - Mrs. Estella Grace Cronkhite, 71, of West Lebanon Route 1, died Thursday (Sept. 12, 1963) at 5:30 a.m. at Lakeview Memorial Hospital in Danville. She had been a patient there 13 weeks and had been in ill health two years. Born March 17, 1892, in Warren County, she was the daughter of Frank and Maude Goodrick McIntosh. She was married Feb. 21, 1915, to Earl Cronkhite, who preceded her in death in 1956. Mrs. Cronkhite was a member of the Marshfield Presbyterian Church and the Jordan Chapter Order of Eastern Star at Hedrick. Survivors include two sons, Daniel of Dallas, Tex., and Kenneth of West Lebanon Route 1; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Rose Davis of Williamsport; four brothers, Paul McIntosh of Dayton, Ohio, Harold of Fowler, George and Estel, both of Williamsport; three sisters, Mrs. Edith Pribble and Mrs. Dorothy Foster, both of Williamsport, and Mrs. Marie Ewen of Sheldon; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Marshfield Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Carl Polstra will officiate. Burial will be in West Lebanon Cemetery. The body is at the Crowmer-Siddens Funeral Home in West Lebanon. Friends will be received from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday. The body will be taken to the church one hour before services.