DeKalb County Indiana Obituary


Andrew McClellan
Contributed by Patricia Watson Dyson


May 8, 1950

Dies at age of 78
Retired Farmer, a Resident of Near Auburn for Many Years, Passes Away from Heart Ailment and Complications.
     Andrew W. McClellan, 78, a retired Steuben county farmer and a resident of near Auburn for over 50 years, died shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday in his home at Steubenville, north of Waterloo.
     The body was removed to the Dilgard & Cline funeral home in Auburn for burial preparations. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery.
     His death resulted from a heart ailment and complications. He was in poor health for over a year and seriously ill for the past four days.
     Mr McClellan was born near Auburn in November of 1871, the son of the late Mr. And Mrs. James McClellan. He resided in the Auburn community until November of 1924 when he moved to Steubenville, For 25 years, he operated a farm south of Auburn.
     His first wife, the former Elizabeth Hanes, died in September of 1933. He later married Mrs. Ollie Hanes, who survives with two sons. Ira McClellan of near Pleasant Lake and John McClellan of Steubenville, a foster daughter, Miss Rose Whysong, at home, and a foster son, Raymond Rowe, at home; three grandsons; one granddaughter; two foster grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, William McClellan of near Bluffton, and one sister, Mrs. Della Hanes of south of Auburn.





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