DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
Contributed by Patricia Watson Dyson
April 1, 1937
ST. JOE RESIDENT FOUND DEAD IN BED
MRS. ANNA DILLEY, 88, Suffered Heart Attack after Retiring—Sister
of Simeon Maurer of Auburn.
Mrs. Anna Dilley of St. Joe, was found dead in bed
Sunday morning at 8:o’clock by Mrs. Cora Maxwell, who made her home with
Mrs. Dilley. It is thought Mrs. Dilley died about midnight from a heart
The deceased, 88 years of age on April 1st, 1937,
went to bed Saturday night in her usual health, although she had been under
the care of a physician, having had trouble with her jaw. She had been—the
widow for thirty years of Vincent F. Dilley who was killed by an east bound
Baltimore & Ohio railroad train while driving to St. Joe on business.
Mrs. Dilling is survived by two sons, John Dilley,
residing west of Waterloo and Hollis Dilley, living north of St. Joe who
has been spending several weeks at Colorado Springs, Colo., four daughters,
Mrs. Frank Osburn (Osbun) of Ashley, Mrs. Effie Smith, living southwest of
Auburn, Mrs. Lizzie Reasoner of Elkhart and Mrs. Mary Baker of north of St.
Joe. One brother, Simeon Maurer of 514 South Indian avenue, Auburn,
is the last surviving member of the family.
Mrs. Dilley was a member of the Lutheran church
at St. Joe.