Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review - 9 September 1964 p 4
Veedersburg - Funeral services for Wilbur B. Cartwright, age 87, a retired Veedersburg attorney and a member of the Fountain County Bar Association were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Veedersburg Methodist Church. The Rev. Donald Weaver officiated and burial, with the Fishero Funeral Home in charge, was in the Silver Island Cemetery. Mr. Cartwright died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, in the Rudisill Nursing Home in Covington. He had been ill several years and seriously ill the past three months. He was born May 29, 1877, near Silverwood, the son of Isaac Newton and Susan Wann Cartwright. He was married Oct. 5, 1904 to Lula Hicks. They would have observed their 60th wedding anniversary next month. They had lived in Veedersburg since 1923. Mr. Cartwright's early life was spent in farming and he later operated a grocery in Veedersburg before becoming an attorney. He had served as town attorney of Veedersburg for several years and was a director of the Hub Building and Loan Association. He was a member of the Methodist Church, Indiana Bar Association, and Fountain County Bar Association. In 1963 he received the Methodist Steward award. Veedersburg - Wilbur B. Cartwright, 87, retired attorney who had been active in this community for a half-century, died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Rudisill Nursing Home in Covington. He had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill for three months. In his early life, Mr. Cartwright operated a farm and later a grocery in Veedersburg before turning to the practice of law. He was a former attorney for the town of Veedersburg. He also had served as a director and attorney for the Hub Building & Loan Association, and belonged to the Veedersburg Methodist Church. Born May 29, 1877, near Silverwood, he was the son of Isaac Newton and Sarah Wann Cartwright. He was married Oct. 5, 1904, to Lulu Hicks at Silverwood. Survivors include the widow; two foster children, Mrs. Katherine Odle of Indianapolis and Donald W. Fogelman of Edinburg; a sister, Mrs. Vera Shirk of Kingman; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Veedersburg Methodist Church, with Rev. August Stork in charge. He will be assisted by Rev. Donald Weaver. Burial will be in Silver Island Cemetery near Silverwood. Friends may call at the Fishero Funeral Home in Veedersburg.
Thanks so much, Ginny, for typing this one - kz