George W. Esche 81, of 813 E. Fifth street died at Tuesday (17 Aug 1954) at the Comfort Rest Home in Evansville where he had
been a a patient for the last two weeks.
A native of Marrs township, a son of
August Esche and Louisa Huber Esche,
the deceased had resided in Mt.Vernon for almost 50 years. He was a
farmer in Marrstownship in
his early years. After coming to Mt.Vernon he was a mechanist employed by Keck-Gonnerman Co. for a number of years custodian of Central
school. Later, he returned to the employ of Keck Gonnerman
Co. and retired two years ago.
The body is at the Short-Niehaus Funeral
Home and will remain there through the funeral service which will be conducted
in the Short-Niehaus chapel at Thursday. Burial will be in
Rev. J. Kenneth Forbes, minister of FirstMethodistChurch of which the deceased was a member, will
be the officiating clergyman.
Death severed marital bonds of 58 years.
addition to the wife the former Augusta Schroeder, are two daughters, Mrs. C.
E. Boyce, Cincinnati and Mrs. M. Dale Hungate, Mt.
Vernon; one grandchild and on great grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Amelia Northam, Evansville, and Miss Anna Esche,
Marrs township, and three brothers, Walter and Albert
Esche - Chicago and John Esche
Eastern Blk Twp.