Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at the Short
funeral Home chapel and at the grave in Bellefontaine cemetery for Harvey H.
Pfeiffer, 44, of 419 Chestnut street, a Bucyrus Erie of Evansville employee and a member of a prominent
South Posey county family.
Mr. Pfeiffer succumbed to carcinoma of the throat at the DeaconessHospital in Evansville at Saturday (14
Mar 1953), his death climaxing serious illness of several months.
Rev. Arthur Blackburn, a retired General Baptist minister, Rev.
William A. Skelton, minister of St. John'sMethodistChurch at Caborn and
Rev. Paul T Byrns, past of Mt.VernonChurch of the Nazarene, were the officiating
clergyman at this afternoon's chapel and graveside rites.
Pallbearers were Richard Mc Alear, Jack
Watson, Norman Pfeiffer, Vernon Esche and Charles
Pfeiffer, of the Mt.Vernon community, and Grove Lee Collier, Evansville.
The deceased was a native of Robinson township,
a son of Louis A Pfeiffer and Anna P Esche Pfeiffer.
the wife, nee Inez G. Blackburn; a daughter, Sharon Ann; the father and step-mother,
Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Pfeiffer, Mr. Vernon; two
brothers, Raymond E Pfeiffer and Lester F Pfeiffer, both of R. R. 2, and three
sisters, Mrs. Geneva W. Juncker, R. R. 2, Mrs Viola M. Benthall, R. R. 3,
and Miss Ada L. Pfeiffer, Mt. Vernon.