Phillip H. Orth, 71, a farmer and a
long-long resident of Marrstownship
died suddenly at today at his home.
Death came to the representative of a prominent Posey county
family on the same farm near Gebhardt's Corner on the
old Mt. Vernon-Evansville state road where he was born and had spent his entire
life. Chronic heart disease extending over a period of several years was
Mr. Orth was a member of Salem
Evangelical and Reformed Church and the funeral service will be conducted in
the church with burial following in the church cemetery. Time of the
services had not been set at the today.
The body is at the Short Funeral Home in Mt.Vernon and will remain there until it is taken
to the church for the service. Friends may call at the funeral home
beginning thursday evening.
Two sons, Rudolph F. Orth, R. R. 13,
Evansville, and Ervin G. Orth, R. R. 1 Mt. Vernon,
and give grandchildren are the nearest surviving relatives.
Mrs. Orth wife of the late deceased and
before her marriage Emma Zehner, died several years ago.
Mr. Orth's parents were Conrad Orth
and Christina Abel Orth.