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2 1 MilGStOflGS Journal and Courier, Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana, Saturday, December 5. 1 937 Deaths Annabel G. Eaton Annabel G. Eaton, 90, formerly of Dayton, died Thursday in McLean Home, Simsbury, Conn. She lived at 125 Bretton Road, Middletown, before entering the home.

Born in Dayton, she was a graduate of Indiana University and had lived in Middletown for more than 50 years. Her husband, Vernet E. Eaton, pre- ceded her in death. Mrs. Eaton was a member of First United Meth- odist Church, the Womens Society of the church and I was an active member of the Garden and Monday i clubs, all in Middletown.

Surviving is a son, David W. Eaton of Canton, Lawrence W. Thompson Lawrence W. "Boots" Thompson, 80, a former Lafayette resident, died Thursday in Shelbyville Hospital. He lived in Shelbyville.

Born in Danville, he graduated from Central Normal College in Danville, and received his master of science degree from the University of Northern Iowa. He also had received many national science fellowships. Mr. Thompson, a basketball coach and teacher, taught high school science for 40 years, from 1940 until 1964 in Shelbyville. He also taught in Forest for a time and in Stockwell from 1934 until 1941.

He later taught at Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi, W.Va., and the International College in Fort Wayne. Mr. Thompson was a member and former elder of First Christian Church and a member of the Kiwanis Club, both in Shelbyville. He also was a member of Clarks Hill Masonic Lodge 263; Indiana Retired Teachers Association and National Educational Association; and was a former president of the Indiana Science Teachers Association. Surviving are his wife, the former Mildred Gooding, and two sons, Charles W.

Thompson of Glen-view, 111., and Don Thompson of Mesa, Ariz. Gladys G. Feuerstein Gladys G. Irvin Feuerstein, 87, a retired teacher and former resident of Lafayette and Attica, died Thursday in Wilmington, N.C. She was born and educated in Oxford and graduated from Purdue University.

She was a member of Association of University Women. Mrs. Feuerstein taught in Attica and Lafayette schools, including Longlois Elementary School in Lafayette, for many years. She is survived by one daughter, Barbara Stover of Hampstead, N.C; and a sister, Dorothy Ardapple of Lafayette. Memorial service will be in Hampstead with burial in Attica at a later date.

conn. Georgine Muller FOWLER Georgine Muller, 71, 107 E. First Fowler, died at 5 p.m. Thursday in Indiana University Medical Center. She had been ill two years.

Born Aug. 24, 1916, in Fowler, she was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and Fowler High School. She was part owner of C.J. Muller Bottling Co. in Fowler from 1939 until 1975.

The company made C.J. Punch among other drinks. Miss Muller was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and St. Ann Society. Surviving are a sister, Cecelia Wright; and two brothers, Thomas Muller of Fowler, and Alfred Muller of Indianapolis.

Maggie B. Baxter MONON Maggie Beulah Baxter, 85, of 520 Railroad Monon, died at 9:15 a.m. Friday in Rensselaer Care Center. She had been a patient there for the past six years. Born Aug.

25, 1902, in Pulaski, she lived in Monon most of her life. She was married Feb. 17, 1923, in South Dakota to William J. Baxter. He died Dec.

25, 1932. Mrs. Baxter was a member of Monon Baptist Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. James (Lova) Beckner of Monon; three sons, William H.

Baxter of Monon, Wayne E. Baxter of Monticello and Virgil Leroy Baxter of Knox; three sisters, Alice Gudeman of Monon, Gladys Dahlenburg of Monticello, and Almeda Jordan of San Diego, and a brother, Charles Wheeldon of Monon Betty L. Martin Betty L. Van Arsdall Martin, 70, formerly of 103 Lorene Place, died at 9:20 p.m. Thursday in Heritage Healthcare Center.

She had been a patient there since June 1935. She was a secretary in the West Lafayette City Clerks Office, and before retiring in 1974 she was a secretary for the West Lafayette Sewage Department. Born in Marion, Nov. 9, 1917, she formerly lived in Wabash, and moved to West Lafayette in 1926. She was a graduate of Jefferson High School.

Her marriage was in 1938 in Lafayette to Donald L. Martin, who died Nov. 16, 1934. He had been chief of the West Lafayette Fire Department. Mrs.

Martin was a member of Federated Church in West Lafayette. Surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Jack (Donna) Ragsdale of West Lafayette. Ray B. Smith Jr.

ATTICA Ray Bill Smith, 68, a retired farmer, of 307 E. Washington Attica, died at 2:47 p.m. (CST) in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Danville, 111. He had been seriously ill since July. Mr.

Smith served as a first class petty officer during World War II in Europe and the Pacific Theater. Born in Shawnee Township, Aug 5, 1919, he attended Attica High School and lived in Shawnee Township until moving to Attica five years ago. He was married June 29, 1941, in Attica to Minnnie Pugh, who survives. Mr. Smith was a member of Free Methodist Church in Attica and the American Legion in Newtown.

Surviving with the widow are a daughter, Mrs. John E. (Pamela) Alenduff of Route 1, Attica; one son, William J. Smith of Indianapolis; and two brothers, George Keith Smith of Lafayette and Robert D. Smith of Westfield.

John W. Taylor DONOVAN, Hi. John W. Taylor, 75, a farmer of rural Donovan, died Thursday afternoon in Carle Hospital, Urbana. He was born July 4, 1912, in Donovan.

His marriage was Dec. 22, 1933, in Crown Point, to Emma Haste, who survives. Mr. Taylor was a member of Iroquois United Methodist Church and Sheldon Masonic Lodge 609. Surviving with his widow are a son, John R.

Taylor of Brook, one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Margaret) Daniel of Iroquois, three sisters, Grace Anderson of Alexandria, Delores Priest of Watseka and Frances Haste of Iroquois; and two brothers, Dallas Taylor and William Taylor, both of Kentland, Ind. James E. Reynolds GOODLAND James E. Reynolds, 47, of Good-land, died at 10:40 p.m.

Thursday in St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center in Lafayette. He had been hospitalized one day. Born March 10, 1940, in Manchester, he was a 1958 graduate of White Institute in Wabash. He married Betty J.

Honn Feb. 20, 1965, in Goodland. She survives. Mr. Reynolds was a veteran of the Navy.

Surviving with the widow are two daughters, Cheryl Reynolds of Buffalo and Tonya M. Reynolds, at home; two sons, Chance B. Reynolds and Bobby Reynolds, both at home; his mother, Mrs. Gerthia Reynolds of Goodland; six brothers, Alton Reynolds of Delaware, Otis Reynolds of Remington, Saunders Reynolds and Rich Reynolds, both of Goodland, Elzie Reynolds of Grand Junction, and Rex Reynolds of Bushnell, and two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Weiand of Kyle, Texas, and Mrs.

Mary Wicker of Goodland. Gladys Williams Gladys Williams, 88, formerly of Lafayette, died Friday in her home in Fort Myers, following a lengthy illness. Born Nov. 6, 1899, in Boone County, she had spent her winters in Florida for a number of years and moved there in 1930 from Lafayette. Her husband preceded her in death.

Mrs. Williams was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Fort Myers; the American Leigon Auxiliary; and Wea Willing Workers. Surviving are a daughter, Eileen Kerlin of Fort Myers; two sisters, Edith Neher of Tampa, Beulah Mast of Indianapolis; and a brother, Lloyd Carpenter of California. Maurice J. Boots Maurice J.

Boots, 64, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, died Nov. 29. He lived in Phelps, Wis. He was born in Darlington, Montgomery County, and graduated from Purdue University and retired from the Air Force after 25 years of service. He had lived in Phelps since 1933.

His military career included serving as a bomber pilot in World War II, instructing in electronics and communication and serving at the Pentagon. After retirement, he worked with Aeronautical Radio in Annapolis, Md. An avid golfer, he was a league member at Eagle River Country Club and a member of Lake Forest Country Club. He also was a bowler. Mr.

Boots was a member of Sawyer Air Force Base Officers Club; Phelps Lions Club; Iron River Elks Club; Purdue Alumni Association; Retired Officers Association; Miller Masonic Lodge of Clarks Hill; and Phelps Senior Citizens Club. Surviving are his widow, Virginia; two daughters, Katherine of Denver, and Sara of Fort Collins, one brother. Max of Crawfordsville; and one sister, Maxine Webster of West Lafayette. Burial was in Phelps. Joseph T.

Clark MEDARYVILLE Joseph T. Clark, 56, of Med-aryville, died at .1:22 p.m. Thursday in St. Anthony Hospital in Crown Point. He had been ill several years.

He formerly was a pipe fitter for the Schaffer Generating Plant in Wheatfield, and he served in the Navy during the Korean Conflict. Born Jan. 4, 1931, in Keokuk, Iowa, He had lived in Medaryville for 12 years coming here from Chicago. His marriage was April 14, 1956, in Burlington, Iowa, to Norma Maxfield, who survives. Also surviving are four daughters, Teresa Pet-ravick.

Amy Clark, Laura Clark, Mary Clark; and six sons, Joseph Clark David Clark, Chris Clark, Daniel Clark, Steven Clark and Matthew Clark. Service and burial Saturday in Medaryville. Helen Stafford ODELL Mrs. Helen Hall Stafford, 92, of Odell, died at 6:40 a.m. Thursday in Home Hospital, Lafayette.

She had been in failing health one year. Mrs. Stafford was a homemaker. Born in Danville, 111., Dec. 26, 1894, she formerly lived at Tolono, and had spent most of her life in the Attica-Odell area.

She graduated from Attica High School in 1913. Her marriage was May 11, 1916, in Attica, to Edmund N. Stafford, who survives. She was a member of Jackson Heights United Methodist Church; Shawnee Chapter 523, Order of Eastern Star in Odell; and was a charter member of Womens Society at the church. Surviving with the husband are three daughters, Mrs.

Carroll (Margaret) Hushaw of Route 1, Attica, Mrs. Leroy (Mary Ellen) Ade of West Lafayette, and Mrs. Don (Barbara) Hallett of Kalamazoo, a son, Charles Stafford of Route 1, Romney. Dr. G.L.

Derhammer MONTICELLO Dr. G.L. Derhammer, 84, a retired Brookston physician, died Friday afternoon; in his home at Route 5, Monticello, apparently of a heart attack. No further information was available at press time. Deaths Elsewhere Frances Hendry WOLCOTT Frances Hendry, 84, formerly of Wolcott, died at 2 p.m.

Friday in White County Memorial Hospital in Monticello. Born Feb. 22, 1903, in Reynolds, she moved to Wolcott in 1971. For the past four years she had lived in Independence Hall in Monticello. She was married Nov.

12, 1932, to James Hendry. He died in 1984. Mrs. was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Remington. Suviving are two daughters, Mrs.

Marilyn Cors of Dayton, Ohio, and Mrs. Marcyle Rudolph of Valparaiso; and two sisters, Mrs. Grace Cowgill of Monticello and Mrs. Genevieve Schwier of Goodland. John W.

Montgomery FOWLER John W. "Jack" Montgomery, 79, of 507 N. Van Buren Avenue, Fowler, died at 9:15 p.m. Thursday in Home Hospital in Lafayette. He had been in ill health six months.

Mr. Montgomery, retired owned Ralph and Jack's meat market, was in that business for 35 years, first as a part owner and later as the sole owner. He retired in 1976. He was born Aug. 18, 1908, in Goodland.

On June 13, 1935, he married Dorothea M. Wilson in Frankfort. She survives. Also surviving are five sons, Robert W. Montgomery of Champaign, 111., Fred E.

Montgomery of Covina, James L. Montgomery of Lafayette, John A. Mongtomery of Kentland, Michael S. Montgomery of Winterset, Iowa; two daughters, Nancy Mason and Jean Ann Nez, both of Fowler; three sisters, Luella Kilgore of La Habra, Mary Richardson of Salem, Betty Richie of Kent, and one brother, Fred Montgomery of Salem, Ore. SeawriehL Protestant extremist BELFAST, Northern Ireland A prominent -Protestant extremist died Thursday from wounds, suffered two weeks ago when he was shot by an Irish nationalist gunman, police said.

George Seawright, 36, a former politician and self-avowed bigot who once declared that Roman Catholics should be incinerated, died at Royal Victoria Hospital, said Sgt. Barry Fitzpatrick, a police spokesman. He had been attached to a life-support machine since being shot in the head at close range by an unknown assailant on Nov. 19 as he sat in a parked car in Belfast. Born in Scotland, Seawright moved to Northern Ireland in 1973 and worked for the Democratic -Unionist Party, the hardline Protestant party led by the Rev.

Ian Paisley. Associated Press For the Record Births Today in History Funeral Notices HOME HOSPITAL Doc. 3 Terry and Lisa Epperson. Williamsport. a son.

DaJe and Donna Lindstrom. Francesville, a daughter. ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER Dec. 3 Edward and Joanne Rees.

3637 Redondo Drive, a daughter. Mark and Lori Rooze Berninger of Lebanon are the parents of a son. Tyler Eugene, born Dec. 3. Grandparents are Jerry and Carol Rooze.

West Lafayette; Georgia Berninger of Clarks Hill and the late Wayne Berninger; great-grandparents are Joe and Ruth Vaughn and Marie Rooze. all of Otterbein. Marriage Dissolutions THOMPSON, Lawrence W. Friends may caH after 3 p.m. Sunday at Ewing Mortuary, Shelbyville.

Service there 1 1 a.m. Monday. Interment Forest Hill Cemetery. Surviving are 4 grandchildren. Memorials to Lawrence Thompson Science Memorial Fund in care of Shelbyville High School, Shelbyville.

Ind. WILLIAMS, Gladys Service 1 p.m. Sunday, Chapel of Anderson Fuenral Home, Fort Myers. the Rev. William E.

Lytch officiating. Surviving are two granddaughters, Kim Ker'in of Fort Myers, Diane Crain of Lexington. a grandson, Gregg Kerlin of Fort Myers: 5 great-grandchildren. maiden name. MULLER, Georgine Friends may call 5-9 p.m.

(EST) Sunday at Windier Funeral Home, Fowler, with Rosary at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass Monday, 10 a.m.. Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Father Donald Varnon. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Benton County Library. REYNOLDS, James E. Calling Sunday. 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

(CST), Gerts Funeral Home. Goodland. Service in Gerts Chapel, Monday, 1 1 a.m. (CST), the Rev. Jan M.

Hobbs officiating. Interment Goodland Cemetery. Three grandchildren survive. A brother. 1 sister preceded in death.

SMITH, Ray B. Visitation at Maus Funeral Home, Attica. 5-9 p.m. Sunday. Service in Maus Chapel 11 a.m.

Monday, the Rev. Edward Bennett officiating. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Attica. Six grandchildren survive. Memorials may be made to the 4-H Foundation of Fountain County.

TAYLOR. John W. Visitation 3-8 p.m. today, DeVa'k Funeral Home, Sheldon, 111., with Masonic rites, 7 p.m. Service 2 p.m.

Sunday, Iroquois United Methodist Church, the Rev. Scott McMurray officiating. Interment Morris Chapel Cemetery. Four grandchildren. 4 great-grandchildren survive.

Preceded in death by parents, 1 sister, a grandson. Memorials to Iroquois United Methodist Church. Steven L. Hudson and Barbara A. Hudson.

Lisa M. Click and Eric L. Click. Wife's Elmore, restored. Marriage Licenses Today Is Saturday, Dec.

5. the 339th day of 1987. There are 26 days left in the year. Today's highlight In history: On Dec. 5, 1 933, Prohibition came to an end in the United States as Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, repealing the 1 8th.

On this date: In 1776, the first scholastic fraternity in America, Phi Beta Kappa, was organized at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. In 1782, the first president to be a native citizen of the United States, Martin Van Buren, was born in Kinderhook. N.Y. In 1791. composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died in Vienna.

Austria, at the age of 35. In 1 831 former President John Quincy Adams took his seat as a member of the House of Representatives. In 1848. President James Polk triggered the Gold Rush of 1849 by confirming that gold had been discovered in California. In 1901, movie producer Walt Disney was born in Chicago.

In 1932. German physicist Albert Einstein was granted a visa making it possible for him to travel to the United States. In 1937, during the Spanish civil war. Loyalist forces began a counteroffensive in the Teruel region. In 1955.

the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations merged to form the AFL-CIO. The new federation's first president was George Meany. In 1985, on Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average rose above 1.500 for the first time, then fell back to end the day at 1.432.91. Ten years ago: Egypt broke diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria. Iraq and South Yemen in the wake of criticism that followed President Anwar Sadat's peace overtures to Israel Five years ago: Retired dentist Barney Clark remained in serious condition three days after he became the first recipient of a permanent artificial heart at the University of Utah Medical Center.

One year ago: The Soviet Union said it would continue to abide by SALT II treaty limits on nuclear weapons despite the decision by the United States to exceed them, but warned Washington it was making a big mistake. Today's Birthdays: Sen. Strom Thurmond. is 85. Singer Little Richard is 55.

Author Joan Didion is 53. Author Calvin Trillin is 52. Actress Morgan Brittany is 36. Thought for Today: martini is all right, two is too many, three is not enough." James Thurber, American humorist (1894-1961). Services Prien.

Curtis A. Snyder. 32. 2637 Willow Drive, and Gail E. Est.

1865 PHONE 742-1131 30. 409 VV. Stadium WL. Shane Sigler, 27. Frankfort, and Barbara Davis, 30.

6409 S. County Road 1 50 W. Richard R. Hayes. 39.

3303 Brady Lane, and Paula K. Hayes. 28. 3303 Brady Lane. Robert B.

Long. 50. Crawfordsville, and Rose E. Gray. 46.

4106 Trees Drive. John L. Williams. 23, Romney, and Kathleen J. Smart, 28.

515 Cincinnati St. BAXTER, Maggie B. Calling after 6 p.m. Sunday, Stewart-Kellogg Funeral Home. Monon, 10:30 a.m.

Monday, the Rev. John Hall officiating. Interment Chapel Cemetery, Monon. Service 10:30 a.m. Monday, the Rev.

John Hall officiating. Eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren survive. A daughter, 2 brothers, 2 sisters preceded in death. CLARK, Joseph T. Querry-Ulbricht Funeral Home, Medaryville, handling arrangements.

DERHAMMER, Dr. G.L. Arrangements are pending at Hartzler Funeral Home, Brookston. EATON, Annabel G. Memorial services 11 a m.

Saturday. Dec. 12. First United Methodist Church Middletown, the Rev. Albert H.

Scholten officiating. Two grandchildren survive. Sympathy may best be ex-presssed by contributing in her name to First United Methodist Church, 24 Old Church Middletown, 06457. or McLean Home. 75 Great Pond Road, Simsbury, Conn.

06070. Doolittfe Funeral Service, 14 Old Church Middletown, in charge. HENDRY, Frances Friends may call at Fester Funeral Home, Wolcott. 4-9 p.m. Sunday, with Rosary at 7 p.m.

Service in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Remington, 10 a.m. Monday, the Rev. Edward Matuszak officiating. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, Reynolds.

Five grandchildren surviving. MARTIN, Betty Friends may call one hour prior to 1 p.m. service Monday in Soiler-Baker West Lafayette Chapel, the Rev. Dr. Gary L.

Reif officiating. Entombment Tippecanoe Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Surviving are 2 grandchildren. Ky and Katrina Ragsdale. Sympathy may best be expressed by memorial contributions to AJzheimers Support Group in care of Tippecanoe County Agency on Aging, 533 Mam Lafayette.

MONTGOMERY, John VV. Friends may call Sunday, 6-8 p.m., (EST), at Windier Funeral Home, Fowler. Service Monday. 2 p.m. (EST), Windier Chapel, the Rev.

Russell Clements officiating. Interment Goodland Cemetery. Surviving are 16 grandchildren, 4 greatgrandchildren. Memorials may be made to ICU at Home Hospital. FLANAGAN, R.

Mack Area Lawmakers WELLER, Dr. Wendell A. MARTIN, Betty Van Arsdall nr. teel KM LANE, Lloyd 0. FVNERAL HOME.

INC. 742 73C2 622 H. StnSt Lateyene. IN U.S. Lawmakers MARIE E.

GIPSON FISHER LUCILLE SANDERS COLE SENATE GERY. Michael. (D) West Lafayette; Fairfield. Wabash. Tippecanoe.

Union. Wea townships in Tippecanoe County. HARRISON, Joseph (R) Attica; all of Clinton and Fountain counties, parts of Tippecanoe. Warren. Carrol Montgomery, Howard and Vermillion counties.

WOLF, Katie (D) Monticello; an of Benton. Jasper and Pulaski counties, parts of White. Tippecanoe, Carroll, Newton, Warren and Starke counties. JUSTICE. William (R) Logansport; aU of Cass and Fulton counties, parts of White, Carroll.

Howard, Miami and Grant counties. HOUSE KLINKER, Sheila (D) Lafayette; Fairfield and Wea townships in Tippecanoe County. JONES, Stanley (D) West Lafayette; Parts of Tippecanoe and Warren counties. LEUCK, Claire (D) Fowler: all of White and Newton counties, most of Benton, and parts of CarroB and Pulaski counties. DAVIS, James (R) Kirklin; parts of Clinton.

Tippecanoe. CarroH. Boone and Hamilton counties. Address all: Indiana General Assembly Statehouse, Indianapolis 46204 "When It Has To Be Perfect" WILLIAMS FLORIST Since 1934 742-7202 FIFTH DISTRICT REP. JAMES JONTZ D), 1005 Longworth House Office Building, Washington.

C. 20515; Phone 1-202-225-5037. Kokomo office: 104 VV. Walnut Valparaiso office: 302 Lincolnway. SIXTH DISTRICT REP.

DAN EURTON (R), 120 Cannon Building. Washington. DC, 20515: Phone 1-202-225-2276. Indianapolis office: Phone 31 7-848-C201. SEVENTH DISTRICT REP.

JOHN T. MYERS (R), 2372 Ray-bum House Office Building, Washington, C. 20515; Phone 1-202-225-5805. Lafayette office: 107 Charles Haiieck Federal Building, Fourth Ferry streets. 47901; Phone CaH 4 2 3 I or II 2 2Li VEOT,.

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