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SONGER, Millie Elston

Findagrave dates: 7 October 1874 - 26 June 1948

Source: Veedersburg News 29 June 1948

Mrs. Millie Songer, 73, life resident of Veedersburg, was found dead in bed Saturday afternoon when Mrs. Forrest Funk, a neighbor entered the house to visit Mrs. Songer and found her body.  Mrs. Songer had visited last week with her daughter, Mrs. D.E. Shonfield, and family of Butlerville, and had returned home late Friday evening.  Mr. and Mrs Shonfield, who had accompanied her home were enroute to Michigan for a vacation trip. They were contacted late Saturday evening and returned Sunday noon.  Charles Fishero, Fountain County coroner, pronounced death due to a heart attack. Apparently she had been dead about six hours.  Born in Veedersburg, October 7, 1874, she was the daughter of Henry and Almira Roberts Elston. June 5, 1898 she was married to John Songer, who preceded her in death by 20 years.  Surviving are the daughter, two granddaughters and a great grandson.  Funeral services were held at the Fishero Funeral Home, Monday morning at 10 with burial in Rockfield Cemetery   --- transcribed by kbz - thanks to Betty D.

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