STILLABOWER, Martha Emma (Goetz)

Date of birth: 31 July 1868 Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 31 March 1945 Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana

SOURCE: Franklin Evening Star, 2 April 1945

STILLABOWER RITES TUESDAY
Service For Edinburg Woman At 
Christian Church At 2:30
EDINBURG, April 2 – Mrs. Emma
Stillabower, age 76, passed
away Saturday at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Clarence
Prichard, on Grant Street.
  She was born July 31, 1868,
the daughter of Jacob and
Elizabeth Goetz Daum, of
Germany, and was married May
24, 1894, to Charles F.
Stillabower, who with three
children preceded her in
death.
  Surviving are seven children:
Mrs. Ben Askren, of Indian-
apolis; Mrs. Green Park,and 
Marcus Stillavower, ofNineveh; 
Mrs. Ralph Long, Edinburg, R.R. 
1; Mrs.Clarence Prichard, Edin-
burg;Earl Stillabower and Roscoe
Stillabower, of Shelbyville,
R.R. 3.
  Twelve grandchildren and a
sister, Mrs. Charles Wirey of
Franklin, also survive.  One
grandson, Ralph Askren, was
killed December 6, 1944, while
serving in the armed forces.
  She was a member of St. John’s
Lutheran Church, and of the
Nineveh and Edinburg Christian
churches since leaving the St.
John’s community.
  Funeral services will be held
on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30
o’clock from the Edinburg
Christian Church.  Rev. Powers
of Nineveh, assisted by Rev.
Cyrus Herod will conduct the
services.  Burial will be in
Rest Haven Cemetery.
Submitted by Mark Wirey