' t'-. t'-. In at on at - IES II Mrs. Martha Beldlerr Passed Away at: Her Home - 'Corner ''of .v Maple, and Washington FOHEDAL HELD OH TUESDAY Death Due to Stroke ' of ' Paralysis, v -One -One i; of "Oldest Residents ;-of- ;-of- ;-of- ;-of- Waterloo Three Sens, Sur- Sur- 1 ; :vvlve a Good' Mother'."- Mother'."- : -: -: Mrs. Martha E. Beidler, relict of the late Franklin .N. Beidler, died at her home at i the - corner of : Maple T and Washington streets "at l a. m.v Sunday Sunday forenoon at ;. the age of 81 years. Mrs;. Beidler suffered a stroke of paralysis paralysis 'about two ; weeks ago, from which she gradually failed, and her death . was not unexpected. In her death, one of the best known women of .'Waterloo ' passes away. She' was very active In church and social af fairs, of the town during her younger days, , and r: had many, friends, r . She was : a'. Christian woman .. and lived in accord with her beliefs. 9 At her bed side at the time of her death, was her two .oldest sons, s Arthur L. Beidler of -Toledo -Toledo and .. Bert .W. Beidler and grandson," Marion - Beidler' of Auburn. The I funeral services a were - held Tuesday Jtfternoon, -. -. Rev.i D.r A. J. Brown,' ot" the M.' E. ; church, officiat ing and "interment took place beside the grave of her late husband in the Waterloo cemetery. . Martha. Ellethea Hodges, daughter of Hiram,.. H. and Margaret (Boley) Hodges, was born in Huron county, Ohio July , 8. 1844, and died at - her home in Waterloo June 28, 1925, at the age of 80 years, 11 months and 20 days. While a young girl she moved with her parents to Canada and later tov Michigan, ' residing; at Addison. Miclu, A when ' her father died while she was but fourteen years ot age. It became necessary tor her to earn her - own living and 'she engaged in teaching schooL . She " was united in manfiage :. on May t. 1867 to Franklin "N. Beidler, at, the home of , her sister, "Mrs. : C. A. Parker, the Rev. B. A. Parker of ficiating. ' After their marriage , they moved to Waterloo where Mr. Beidler became a clerk in a dry goods store For. a number of years he engaged In clerking and later engaged in the mercantile mercantile business in Waterloo, which he followed until failing health came upon upon him. With the exception of a few years ? that . they r resided , in - Auburn Mr. and Mrs.-Beidler Mrs.-Beidler Mrs.-Beidler have lived continuously, continuously, in Waterloo, and on May 2, 191? they celebrated their golden red ding anniversary At - their . home In this place. ' Mry Beidler's death occurred occurred on June 12, 1820. 1'-'M'.fY- 1'-'M'.fY- 1'-'M'.fY- 1'-'M'.fY- l'' - To this union were" born five children, children, Arthur . Lk, of Toledo, ' Ada Rosamond, Rosamond, who died Feb.: 12t 1871 when a small child, Albert Whittier, of Auburn, Auburn, Carey Summer, whose death oc- oc- - field of,--Marlon, of,--Marlon, of,--Marlon, of,--Marlon, Ohio. - Besides the ; three sons, three grandsons, Marlon j Beidler of Auburn,' Herbert Beidler, of . laeveianu, u., Aruiur oeiaier, jr., ana 1 one grand daughter, Hazel . Beidler . Elcess, of Toledo, and one great grand " son survive. One sister, Mrs. Kate ' J. - Beley, of Shlckley,- Shlckley,- Neb., and two brothers, John-and John-and John-and William living iq i (Continued , on page eight) " IM.MJ E)D In '' f, :'