Tipp City Herald
01 August 1940
Funeral services were held at Coppock-Lee and Rousseau funeral home Monday at 2 pm for John F Eidemiller, 83, of Englewood, who died Friday at 7 pm at the Orchard Springs private sanitarium on Covington Pike, near Dayton, after a short illness. He was born in 1857, near Tipp City, the son of Martin and Elizabeth Eidemiller. Mr. Eidemiller was well known among the old timers in the community as he lived on the old Leonard farm near here about fifty years ago and was very active in community affairs at that time. He was a school teacher in Montgomery and Miami counties for 34 years. For many years he taught at Union City and was an undertaker there. For 36 years of his life he had resided in Englewood. At one time he was publisher of a weekly newspaper there. He was always interested in civic affairs wherever he lived and until his death kept in constant touch with affairs in Tipp City. His wife and children; two daughters and one son preceded him in death. Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Anna North of Columbus, Mrs. Elizabeth Anspach, Dayton; one brother S. C. Eidemiller of near Brookville; seven nephews and four nieces. Charles and Howard Eidemiller and Martin Hill are the three nephews living near Tipp City. The Rev. Berry of Englewood had charge of the funeral service. Mrs. Shellabarger of New Carlisle sang at the service. Pallbearers were Homer Eidemiller, Dayton; Emerson Anderson, Brandt; Ralph Randall, Chicago; Charles and Howard Eidemiller and M. J. Hill. Burial was made in Maple Hill cemetery.
John F. Eidemiller was born 23 Feb 1857, and died 26 July 1940
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