Monthly Archive: October 2016

Oct 28

Halloween Memories

Halloween is just a few days away and many people will pass out candy to young trick-or-treaters very soon. Years ago this was also known as Beggar’s Night. When Joe and I were first married we lived in Celina I noticed a difference between trick-or-treating in the country and trick-or-treating in town. When I was …

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Oct 25

Tombstone Tuesday–Halloween Edition

Halloween is less than a week away and today I am going to deviate from my usual Tombstone Tuesday post and instead show some tombstone art I have photographed over the years. I hope you enjoy the photos. Some photos taken while we were in Boston, when our son Jeff ran the Boston Marathon in …

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Oct 21

Photos of Maria (Pflueger) Schumm

While looking through some old Schumm and Germann photos I noticed a photo of a group of women, one of the women being Maria (Pflueger) Schumm (1820-1903), the wife of George Martin Schumm. A few years ago I thought there were only one or two photos of Maria, but over time I have gathered several …

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Oct 18

Tombstone Tuesday–Harold E. & Berneice F. (Becher) Stetler

This is the tombstone of Harold E. and Berneice F. (Becher) Stetler, located in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: STETLER Berneice F. 1915-2008 Harold E. 1914-2008 Married Feb. 15, 1936 Harold Eugene Stetler was born in Van Wert County, Ohio, on 18 June 1914, the son of Roy H. and Blanche O. …

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Oct 14

East Bethel Church

As I wrote this week’s Tombstone Tuesday about Buress and Leona (Becher) McBride I was reminded of East Bethel Church, a local church that no longer exists, and one of its former pastors. The McBrides were members of East Bethel Church, a church that was located just a couple miles east of where I grew …

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