Source: The obituary is from a collection of newspaper (paper names not recorded) obituaries saved, by Fauniel Hershberger, during the 1950's, 60's, 70's and 80's. She was a life long resident of Fountain County Indiana. The collection is now housed at Crawfordsville District Public Library.
WINGATE, Ind. — Mrs. Goldie Stettler, 87, of Wingate, died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (April 7, 1979) at Culver Hospital in Crawfordsville. She had resided at the Ben Hur Nursing Home in Crawfordsville since 1973. She was a member of the Center Christian Church north of Waynetown and was a former member of the Center Help Society. Born Dec. 21, 1891, in Pence, she was the daughter of Edward and Nancy Jane Lloyd McHaffey. She was married on May 9, 1914, to William Charles Stettler of Attica, who died in 1957. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Palmer (Mildred) Meadows of Linden and Mrs. Frank (Aletha) Yaeger of Attica; a son, Ralph of Boswell; 13 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. EST Wednesday at Thomas Funeral Home in Waynetown, with the Rev. Homer Hunsinger officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery north of Elmdale. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. --typed by Walt W
Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review, April 9, 1979
WINGATE – Mrs. Goldie Stetler, 87, a former resident of Wingate, died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Culver Hospital at Crawfordsville. Mrs. Stetler had been a resident of Ben Hur Nursing Home for the past six years. She was a member of Center Christian Church near Elmdale and was a former member of the church’s Center Help Society. She was born Dec. 21, 1891, at Pence, a daughter of Edward and Nancy J. Lloyd McHaffey. On May 9, 1914, she married William Charles Stetler of Attica, who died in 1957. Surviving are a son, Ralph Stetler of Boswell; two daughters, Mrs. Palmer (Mildred) Meadows of Linden and Mrs. Frank (Letha) Yeager of Attica; 13 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Thomas Funeral Home at Waynetown with the Rev. Homer Hunsinger officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery near Elmdale. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday. – jlr