Harman Adelma Coburn, son of William R. and Lovesta Coburn, was born in Newville township, DeKalb County, Indiana on May 28, 1873, and departed this life March 7, 1923, aged 49 years 9 months 14 days.  

On July 30, 1895 he was united in marriage to Bertha May Wade. To this union were born 6 children, Floyd L. Coburn, Garrett, Indiana; Mrs. A. F. Wilmot, Fort Wayne, Indiana,   Ethel L. Coburn, Hicksville, Ohio,  Edith Pauline Coburn,  William R. Coburn,  and Georgia May Coburn who reside at home. 

He also leaves one brother, Calvin L. Coburn, Hicksville, Ohio, and five sisters, Mrs. Amanda Brown, St. Joe, Indiana;  Mrs. Wallace Abel, Newville, Indiana;  Mr. E.  M. Wade, Petoskey, Michigan;  Mrs. Ella Wilmot, St. Joe, Indiana; and Mrs. A. D. Perry, St. Joe, Indiana;  and 2 grandchildren, besides a host of relatives and friends to mourn his departure. 

Mr. Coburn united with the Church of Christ at Coburn Corners in March 1886, and to the date of his death lead a steadfast Christian life. 

He was also a member of the Modern Woodman of America for sixteen years, and for a number of years, the I.O.O.F. at St. Joe, Ind. 

Mr. Coburn spent most of his live in DeKalb County, Indiana, except three years in Hicksville, Ohio. 

He was an industrious and faithful employee of different firms and was a faithful husband and kind father. 

He will be sorely missed by the family and the large circle of Friends.  He was always a useful and active member of the church, and was always willing to use his musical talent for the benefit of the church service. 

The funeral services were conducted from the Coburn’s  Corners Church Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock with R. J. O. Rose of Angola and B. F. Martin of LaFountaine, officiating. Burial was made in the Alton Cemetery.  E. R. Kinsey, director.              

St. Joe News,  St. Joe, Indiana        22 MAR  1923