10 May 1900
Katharine Isabella Hartstine, daughter of Johannas and Johanna Hartstine, was born in Miami County Jan. 5, 1880. She was baptized Aug. 12, 1883, confirmed March 28, 1898, when in her 14th year. On Monday afternoon of May 14th 1900, she peacefully passed to into rest after a brief but severe sickness, having attained the age of 20 years, 4 months, and 9 days. In her had been developed the virtue of obedience to a high degree. She was a dutiful daughter, a loving sister, and a true friend.
Peaceful be her gentle slumbers,
Peaceful her grave so low;
She no more will join our numbers,
She no more her pain shall know.
Yet again we hope to meet her
When the day of life has fled,
Then in heaven with joy to greet her
Where no farewell tears are shed.
The funeral services were conducted by Revs. Bittner and Weaver. Interment at Riverside.
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