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.
Hand dated 4-17-78
Mrs. Rose Shoaf Sylvester, 72, a native of Warren County, died Monday afternoon in University of Michigan Hospital. Mrs. Sylvester, a resident of Plymouth, Mich., was a retired waitress. Surviving are a brother, Robert G. Shoaf of West Lafayette; and three sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Benham of Del Ray Beach, Fla., Mrs. Martha Schuh of Dayton, Ohio, and Mrs. Edith I. Gruber of Mount Morris, Mich. SYLVESTER, Mrs. Rose Shoaf -- Services at 11 a.m. Thursday at Schrader Funeral Home, 280 S. Main St., Plymouth, Mich. Friends desiring may contribute in memoriam to Michigan Cancer Foundation. --typed by Walt W