BEIDLER, Frank N. - obit. p. 1 of 2.
hi'iuii. beidler dieb i , , . . . .. LRTE SATURDAY Pi 1.1 ONE OF. THE BEST KNOWN CITIZENS OF WATERLOO v FUflERALHELIXTUESDAY P. M. Spent Most if Him Life In Waterloo and Hat Boon Identified la Buel-ii Well aa Church ana . ' u Social Affairs. ' t HIRAM Driving a Fa N. The death of lit.- Frank' N. ' Beidler occurred Saturday afternoon at shortly before itx o'clock, after an jUnees covering several weeks. His death re- : - moves from Waterloo a highly respect ad citizen and a man who was well ; . known for hia many good . qualities. When a business man he waa always admired because he waa a man who could be .trusted to deal fairly: As a citizen , he waa respected because he was honorable in the affairs in which he was engaged. As a soldier he waa ' loyal to hia country 'and always stood for a true patriotism. From a religious point he waa steadfast in his faith . and . devoted to his church. Aa- husband and parent he was kind end loving1, and as a neighbor waa well thought of. During bia recent illness he made all preDarationa for hia funeral, selecting his sons and grandsons for the pall bearers, and selected the' text and . hymns to be used at the funeral seryioe. The funeral wai held from the lata home Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock, ' Rev. A. La Mar Lamport, of the II. E. church, of which the deceaaed waa a , member ' officiating. The - interment took place in the Waterloo cemetery . on a lot that was selected by the de- ceased some weeks ago. ' : Recently Mr. Beidler' realizing that be had bat a short time to live, wrote a - sketch of his life, from which the following is written: Mr. Beidler was born on a farm owned by his grandfather, John Beid-V ler. in Holmes county, Ohio, Jan.' 5, 1842, and died at hia lata home in Wa terloo, Ind., June 12, 1920. aged .78 year, 5 montha and 7 days. He came with his parents to DeKalb county, Ind., to the farm 'adjoining the . ' present site of Waterloo, in Jane 1847, bfeing five years of age. . He assisted his father in clearing the farm until he , waa 13 years of age when he atarted to school to J. H. Moore to enable him to become a teacher. -During the winter of 186tf-l ha taught hia ; first term of school in Steuben couocy; one half mile north of what is new Asnley In 1861 2 he taught a select school in Waterloo. , In August, 1862 he enlisted in theser-rice of his country and served as '.' musician in Co. A. 88th Ind. VoL" Inf. ' until June 7, 1S6S when he was muster-ad out with the regiment. In 1865 6 be engaged in teaching school at Addi-. son, Mich., and at North Adams Mich., , the following year. On May 2, 1867 he .' waa united in marriage -to Martha E. . ' Hodges, at Addison, Mich.. : To. this . anion four sons were born, Arthur, Bert. Carey and Fred. . The sons and two grandsons, Herbert W. and Marion, . were selected as the pall bearers, with the members of the G. A. R. as honor ' ary pall bearers. "' -' After his marriage he ' and his wife time to Waterloo and began house-. keeping, at which time Mr. Beidler be gan clerking for the firm ot Stiefel & ; Kahn. Later he clerked for J. Kahn, Kahn & Loewenstein, and Loewenstein - & Rothschild.- In 1882 he formed partnership with J. C. Boyer under the firm name -of Boyer . & Beidler. continuing for aix years when . tney ..' divided their stock and Mr. Beidler en-j . (Continued to Face Four.) - At Thursday was driving tracks of of the -depot.' train had the view obstructed, 2, came failed to was Bitting on and he the lines, lunge the track and engine Mr. MooFe twenty serious bruises, On the email one . being gave a them was , alight in-Jury. It wer not SPECIAL Gov. special is expected for the Glee Born Kennedy, M. E. .. Mrs. Mich.,' Grueter. Mrs. Miller, her to the Mrs. 'Joe to brother WEsri mm to call ' On rill three-ton highways. The received their Ray, spend Marsh . Bloom-ington, Miss Ohio, who is