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This page contains obituaries or death notices (full or extract) of former Howard County residents.  If you have a notice you would like to add, please send to  Debby.


Edmund R. EARLY ( 1895 - 1967)

Kokomo Morning Times, Sunday, 16 April 1967, p 21

Name: Edmund R. Early
Age: 71
Died: 11pm Friday, 14 Apr 1967 at St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo.
Born: 1895 in Howard County, IN
Parents: William and Anna TEMPLETON EARLY
Edmund worked at Dietzen's Bakery 1925-1943; Stellite until he retired in 1959. Member of Union Street Friends church and WWI veteran - served in Battery D, 70th Artillery in France. VFW and Indiana Barracks 495.
Married: Jessie G. HARLIN in 1918; she passed away 18 Nov 1966.
Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. Eugene FOUTCH, Barbara EARLY, and Mrs. Charles SCHEID; 2 sons Robert and Richard EARLY (Richard serving in US Marine Corps); a sister, Mrs. Hazel WRIGHTSMAN; several nieces and nephews. A son predeceased him.
Services: Fenn Funeral Home
Burial: Sunset Memory Gardens, Kokomo.

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Col. Virgil L EIKENBERRY (1892 - 1942)

Kokomo Tribune, after 26 Dec 1942

Name: Virgil L EIKENBERRY
Age: 52
Residence: Charleston WV
Died: 4:10a Saturday, 26 Dec 1942 "in an army hospital" in Vincennes, IN - had been patient there since 17 Dec. Was visiting family in Vincennes.
Born: 21 Jul 1892 in Ervin Twp. Howard Co. IN
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Andrew EIKENBERRY
Married: Miss Ann Burger in June 1925 in Lebanon IN
Graduated from Flora HS in 1910; graduated from Franklin College. Entered 1st officers' traing school in WWI - received lieutenant commission, ended WWI as captain, later promoted to major and lieutenant colonel.
Survivors: parents, widow, 2 brothers - Leland EIKENBERRY and Fred EIKENBERRY; 1 sister, Mrs. Geneva RUSSELL.
Services: in Vincennes [no funeral home or church listed]
Burial: [no cemetery listed]

Earl M. ELDRIDGE ( 1896 - 1970)

Kokomo Tribune, Mon, 10 Dec 1970 p. 5

Name: Earl M. ELDRIDGE
Age: 74
Residence: 2323 N Bell St, Kokomo
Died: 1:10pm Sunday [10 Dec 1970], at Howard Community Hospital, Kokomo IN
Born: 26 Feb 1896 in Clinton Co. IN
Parents: Dave & Nancy (GRAY) ELDRIDGE
Married: Cletia WARNER (died 1968) 31 May 1919
Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Leon (Mable) MILLS; brother Paul ELDRIDGE; 2 sisters - Mrs. Elmer (Pauline) WEAVER & Mrs. Ethel DEED; 1 grandchild and 4 great-grandchildren. One brother is deceased. [not named]
Services: Peacock Funeral Home
Burial: Shiloh Cemetery. (photo of stone)

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Glen O ELKINS (c 1899 - 1942)

Kokomo Tribune, Thursday, 2 Jul 1942 p 3

Name: Glen O. ELKINS
Age: 43
Residence: Elwood, formerly of Kokomo
Died: 5:45 am Wednesday [1 Jul 1942] at the Veterans' Hospital in Indianapolis
Born: [not listed]
Parents: Lon ELKINS [mother's name not given]
Married: Anna [no maiden name given]
Served 13 years in the US Army.
Survivors: father; half-sister Miss Bernice YAGER; two half-brothers Waldo YAGER & Armond YAGER.
Services: Ellers Mortuary & Christian church in Elwood
Burial: Elwood cemetery

Clifford ELLEMAN (c1893- 1925)

Kokomo Tribune, 17 Apr 1925

Name: Clifford ELLEMAN
Age: 32 [c 1893]
Died: 27 Mar 1925 at Honolulu, HI in an airplane accident at Wheeler Field.
Born: in Ervin Twp. Howard Co. IN [date not provided]
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. ELLEMAN
Served in WWI; re-enlisted for service in 1919 and was sent to Hawaii "last August".
Survivors: father and step-mother; sister Miss Cora May ELLEMAN
Services: New London Friends meeting house
Burial: New London Friends cemetery - photo of stone

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Roscoe P. ELLIOTT (1896 - 1949)

Kokomo Tribune, Monday, 19 Dec 1949, p1

Name: Roscoe P. ELLIOTT
Age: 53
Died: 3:00 am Monday, 19 Dec 1949 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis as the result of a car accident.
Born: 9 Apr 1896 at Sycamore, Howard Co. IN
Parents: John & Rosa ELLIOTT
Married: Eva HOSIER 7 Feb 1918.
WWI veteran - active in Greentown Legion Post; clerk-treasurer of Greentown; past master of Greentown Masonic Lodge.
Survivors: widow; 2 children - Robert ELLIOTT and Elizabeth FERGUSON; 5 grandchildren Kay ELLIOTT, Janet ELLIOTT, Ann FERGUSON, Jane FERGUSON & Betsy FERGUSON; 2 susters Mrs. Naomi CURRENS and Mrs. Frank CRANOR.
Services: Greentown Methodist Church/Mast & Pickett Funeral Home
Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery - photo of stone

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John William ELLIS, Sr. (- 1965)

Kokomo Tribune, 4 Jan 1965

Name: John William ELLIS, Sr.
Age: 68
Residence: 419 Rainbow Dr, Kokomo
Died: 3 pm Sunday, 3 Jan 1965 at St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo.
Born: 21 Dec 1896 in Indianapolis
Parents: James & Mary GARRITY ELLIS
Married: Cora CONWELL in 1919
WWI veteran - served in France; worked at Union Carbide Stellite Division; member of Knights of Columbus & Holy Name Society; member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
Survivors: widow; 3 sons - James Albert ELLIS, Robert E. ELLIS & John William ELLIS Jr.; daughter Mrs. Wayne (Alice) DUNBAR; 2 sisters - Mrs. Agnes BAKER & Mrs. James (Blanche) GOOLSBY; brother James L. ELLIS; 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Services: Ellers Funeral Home/St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
Burial: Sunset Memory Gardens

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Mrs. Lucinda (SEAGRAVE) ELLIS (?-1897)

Kokomo Daily Tribune, 7 April 1897

Mrs. Lucinda ELLIS, an aged and highly respected lady, of South Kokomo, died at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the home of her son, Lewis I. ELLIS, Palmer Street. She leaves three sons and a daughter to mourn her departure. The children are Charles, of West Liberty; J.W. and Lewis, of this city; and Jane of Blindchute, Ohio.
The funeral will occur Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at Phlox, in southeastern Howard county, conducted by Rev. J. Hammer ELLIS. Interment in the Forks of the Creek Cemetery."

Kokomo Dispatch, 10 April 1897:
Died at the home of her son, Lewis I. ELLIS, Palmer Street, Tuesday, Mrs. Lucinda ELLIS. The funeral occurred Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at Phlox, conducted by Rev. J. Hammer ELLIS."
Additional info supplied by Linda Chan



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