Yearly Archive: 2015

Dec 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Labon O. & Rosa M. (Berger) Fogle

This is the tombstone of Labon O. and Rosa M. (Berger) Fogle, located in row 6 [rows starting on the east side] of Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: FOGLE Rosa M. 1895-1980 Labon O. 1895-1965 Rosa Martha (Berger) Fogle was the second child born to of David and Mary …

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Dec 25

Merry Christmas from Karen’s Chatt

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11 I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas.






Dec 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Edna M. & Alma E. Berger

This is the tombstone of Edna M. and Alma E. Berger, located in row 7 in Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Children of D. & M. Berger  Edna M. Nov. 21, 1902 Nov. 7, 1910  Alma E. Jan. 17, 1901 Nov. 10, 1910 These two sisters, who share a tombstone, were …

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Dec 18

Christmas in Chattanooga, 1933

In 1933 Chattanooga, Ohio, was home to a number of businesses and many of them advertised and sent Christmas greetings in The Willshire Herald. There was nearly a full page of Chattanooga ads in the paper and below are some of them. Christmas Greetings from S.S. Egger, grocer, undertaker, and postmaster, whose business was south …

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Dec 15

Tombstone Tuesday–David & Mary R. (Hiller) Berger

This is the tombstone of David and Mary R. (Hiller) Berger, located in row 8 of Kessler Cemetery, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BERGER David 1869-1962 Mary R. His Wife 1872-1921 Maria Rebecka “Mary” Hiller was born 17 September 1872 in Adams County, Indiana, the daughter of Jacob and Martha (Sundmacher) Hiller. She …

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