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A resident of Smith township for 15 years before moving to Evansville, Mrs. Ella Biegler, 84, succumbed at 12:15 a.m. last Wednesday at Welborn Baptist Hospital.


The deceased and her husband, Frank Biegler, Sr., moved to R. R. 1 Poseyville in 1947, where a daughter, Mrs. Woodrow (Ida Mae) Hartig also resides.  The couple celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on Feb 16, 1974.


A native of Miller, Ne., Mrs. Biegler moved to Indiana in 1919.


Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Alexander Funeral Home West Chapel, with the Rev. George Steber officiating.  Interment was in Little Zion Cemetery at Tennyson, Ind.


Surviving besides the husband and Mrs. Hartig are daughters, Mrs. Norma Vaage of Evansville, Mrs. Marguerite Powers of Tennyson and Mrs Mildred Vaage of Forest City, Iowa; a son, Frank, Jr. of Evansville; sisters, Mrs. Maude McClughen of Frankfort, Ind., Mrs. Beulah Larson of Belmond, Iowa, and Mrs. Addie Wirtz of Clear Lake, Iowa; 15 grandchildren, and 31 great grandchildren.



Originally submitted by Betty Sellers