WIREY, Henrietta (Goetz)

Date of birth: 1 January 1872 Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 24 June 1949 Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Columbus Evening Republican, 25 June 1949

ILLNESS FATAL TO MRS. WIREY
Aged Widow Dies at Hospital Here Friday  Funeral at Franklin
      Mrs. Henrietta Wirey, 77, widow of the late Charles Wirey, died at 8:30
o'clock Friday morning at the county hospital where she had been in a
critical condition since last Wednesday.  She had been in failing health
for several years.
      Mrs. Wirey was released from the Johnson County Memorial Hospital three
weeks ago and taken to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles McKay of
this city.  Her condition became worse Wednesday and she was admitted to
the local hospital.
      Funeral services will be held at 10:30 o'clock (DST) Monday morning at the
Vandivier funeral home in Franklin.
      She was born in Bartholomew County Jan. 1, 1872, the daughter of Jacob and
Elizabeth Daum Goetz, and spent most of her life in Edinburg and Franklin.
Mrs. Wirey was the last of 12 children.  On Sept. 29, 1892, she married
Mr. Wirey.
      Surviving are the children Harold Wirey of Edinburg; Mrs. McKay, Mrs.
Arthur Miller and Mrs. Bruce Burton, all of Columbus; James Wirey of
Indianapolis; and Lester Wirey and Mrs. Neal Allen, both of Franklin; 13
grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.  Mr. Wirey died Oct. 30, 1947.

Franklin Evening Star, 24 June 1949
HENRIETTA WIREY, DIES AT COLUMBUS
      Mrs. Henrietta Wirey, 77, widow of the late Charles Wirey, died in
Bartholomew County Hospital, Friday morning at 9:30 o'clock.
      She had been in failing health for several years and had been a patient in
Johnson County Memorial Hospital.  She was released from there three weeks
ago and had gone to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles McKay at
Columbus.  Her condition became critical last Tuesday and Wednesday.  Mrs.
Wirey was admitted to the Hospital there.
      Funeral arrangements are incomplete, but will be announced in Saturday's
Star.
      Mrs. Wirey was the daughter of Joseph Goetz and Elizabeth Doud Goetz.  She
was born in Bartholomew county, January 1, 1872, and most of her life had
been spent in Edinburg and Franklin.
      She was married to Mr. Wirey at Columbus on September 29, 1892, and seven
children were born to this union.
      In girlhood Mrs. Wirey united with the St. John's German Lutheran Church
near Columbus, but after she became a resident here, she transferred her
membership to the Grace Methodist Church.
      Mrs. Wirey is survived by all of her children.  They are Harold Wirey, of
Edinburg; Mrs. McKay, Mrs. Arthur Miller, Mrs. Bruce Burton, all of
Columbus; James Wirey of Indianapolis; Lester and Mrs. O'Neal Allen, of
Franklin.
      Other survivors include 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
      Mr. Wirey died Oct. 30, 1947.
Submitted by Mark Wirey