' 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 i; of "Oldest Residents ;-of- Waterloo Three Sens, Sur- 1 ; :vvlve a Good' 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 forenoon at ;. the age of 81 years. Mrs;. Beidler suffered a stroke of 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 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 business in Waterloo, which he followed until failing health came upon him. With the exception of a few years ? that . they r resided , in - Auburn Mr. and Mrs.-Beidler have lived 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 on June 12, 1820. 1'-'M'.fY- l'' - To this union were" born five children, Arthur . Lk, of Toledo, ' Ada Rosamond, who died Feb.: 12t 1871 when a small child, Albert Whittier, of Auburn, Carey Summer, whose death oc- - field 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,- Neb., and two brothers, John-and William living iq i (Continued , on page eight) " IM.MJ E)D In '' f, :'