Ashley Mar. 21 –

Ellis McClish, 76, died at noon today at his home in Fairfield Township. He was born on the farm on which he died and had spent his entire life here. He formerly operated a truck line from Ashley and Hudson to Fort Wayne.

Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Emma McClish; one son, Clarence McClish of Hudson; one daughter, Mrs. Jack Kisel of Fort Wayne, and five grandchildren.

The body is at the Swank Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:30 pm at Pleasant Chapel Church with Rev. Russell Sherman officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Center Cemetery.


March 22, 1940


Submitted by: Jim Cox