Troy Daily News
07 May 1945
Despondent because of ill health, Maurice Eidemiller, 37, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Eidemiller of two miles east of Tipp City at the intersection of roads 71 and 202, ended his life Monday morning by shooting himself in the forehead with a .22 rifle. He never regained consciousness and died about 6:30 am.
A partner with his father in extensive farming operations and cattle feeding, Mr. Eidemiller was born on the farm on which he died on Sept 5, 1907. He was a graduate of the Bethel schools and a member of the Church of the Brethren of West Charleston. Surviving are his parents, a sister, Miss Sarah Eidemiller, who is a teacher in the Cleveland schools.
Coroner Charlie Kiefer was called and gave a verdict of suicide.
The funeral will be held at 2 pm Wednesday in the home, with Rev. J. C. Flora and Rev. Merlin Cassel officiating. The burial will be in Maple Hill cemetery, Tipp City. Friends may call at the home.
Piqua Daily Call
08 May 1945
Tipp City, May 8 - Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 pm Wednesday at the Charles Eidemiller home, two miles east of this village for Maurice Eidemiller, 37, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eidemiller, who ended his life Monday by firing a 22 caliber rifle into his forehead. Coroner Charles Kiefer of Piqua gave a verdict of suicide. Despondency over ill health was given as the cause for the act.
A partner with his father in extensive farming operations and cattle feeding, Mr. Eidemiller was born on the farm on which he died.
Maurice Edwin Eidemiller
Born: 5 Sept 1907
Died: 7 May 1945
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