Biographies and Obituaries
In loving memory
AGED RESIDENT OF ODON FOUND DEAD IN HOME
Mrs. Sarah Sears, 81, Was Pioneer Resident of City. Odon lost a pioneer resident, a woman who had long been active and highly regarded in this community, in the death of Mrs. Sarah Sears at 1o'clock this morning. Mrs. Sears was found dead in bed by a daughter. A heart attack is believed to have caused her death. Although she was born at Freeman, Ind., Mrs. Sears had been a resident of this community since she was two years old. She was 81 years and seven months old at the time of her death. She was born January 8, 1859, daughter of Eli and Elizabeth Walter Kaiser. She was maried to Benjamin F. Sears October 10, 1875. Mr. Sears is still living. She also leaves the following children: Mrs. Carrie Longcar, Mrs. Lettie Courtney and Chase Sears, all of Odon; Mrs. Lola Humerickhouse of Omer, Mich.; H.O. Sears of Terre Haute; S.P. Sears of Laporte, 20 grandchildren and 25 great grand children. Mrs. Sears was a member of the Odon Christian church and had been an active worker in church affairs. The time for the funeral has not been fixed but the services will be held at the Odon Christan Churc in charge of the Rev. Mr. Fleshman, with burial to follow in Walnut Hill cemetery, Odon. Hewett Poindexter & Sons will have charge of the funeral.
Contributed by: Rachel Weishuhn