STONEBRAKER, Ora - Fountain County INGenWeb Project

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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.

Note: died 8-18-1971

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Barrick & Son Funeral Home for Ora (Stoney) Stonebraker, 75, of 101 Tyler, who died early Wednesday morning at his home. The Rev. Harold Dubre will officiate with burial in Bonebrake Cemetery in Veedersburg, Ind. Friends will be received from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Born May 4, 1896, in New Richmond, Ind., he was a son of James and Mary Livingston Stonebraker. Mr. Stonebraker had lived in Danville for 21 years after moving from Veedersburg, where he had resided for 54 years. He had been employed by the Nickel Plate Railroad and had done construction work. He is survived by a son, Harry of Indianapolis; four daughters, Mrs. Margaret Bentley, Mrs. Doris Bunnell, Mrs. Frances Ward and Miss Dorene Stonebraker, all of Veedersburg; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; two step-sons, Clyde Hansbrough of Danville and James Hansbrough of Portland, Ore.; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Doris Kochell of Danville, Mrs. Myrtle Billings of Westville and Mrs. Dorothy Ritter of Wilmington; 24 step-grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Roxie Shaffer. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Edith Shoaf in 1937; his second wife, Ida Hansbrough, in 1970; a brother and three sisters.   --typed by Walt W
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