Mrs E K Spiker Ft Wayne IN obit 14 Mar 1942 p3 Corrol Daily Times Herald(Carrol, IA)
Funeral Rites Friday for Mrs. E. K. Spiker Coon Rapids (THNS) —Funeral services for Mrs. E. K. Spiker, whii died in Ft. Wayne, Ind., Mon- day, March <), were held at the Coder Funeral Home in Coon Rapids at. 1:30 p. m. Friday, with the Rev. Eugene Alexander, pas- tor or the Coon Rapids Metho clist Church, in charge. Special music consisted of two vocal duets by Mrs. Roswell Johnson and Wayne Textor, "Face to Face'' and "Sweet Bye and Bye", Mrs. Russell Newcomm ac companying them at the piano, Pallbearers were: Francis, Es- tel, Frank and Henry Shirbroun and Elmer and Orville South, all cousins of Mrs. Spiker. Interi ment was in the Orange Center Cemetery. Short services had previously I een held at Fort Wayne Wed- nesday under the direction of Rev. lEetchtold, pastor of the Simpson Methodist Church there, am! members of the Eastern Star held twilight services Tuesday in the Klaehn Funeral Home in Fort Wayne. Mrs. Spiker, before her marriage was Lillian Pearl Shirbroun, daughter of John and Helen Shirbroun. 'She was born Dec. 17, 3 894 in Guthrie County, Iowa. She moved with her parents to Redfield, Iowa, where she was graduated from high school. In 3919 she was graduated from Iowa State College, Ames, and for a year taught school in Morning Sun. July 31, 3920 she was married to E. K. Spiker at the Methodist parsonage in Coon Rapids. Most of her married life was spent in Fort Wayne, where Mr. Spiker was an electrical engineer. He preceded her in death, October 31, 1941. Mrs. Spiker is survived by two sons, Keith, a student at Iowa •State College, and Kenneth, at home. A sister, Mabel Shirbroun of Philadelphia, also survives. in in of "Hippo!