Stillwater Valley News
November 5, 1937
Charles Fashner Succumbs Thursday
Mr. Charles Edward Fashner, passed away last evening at 8:30 o'clock at his late home at 123 East High Street, Piqua, Ohio, after an extended illness of about two years following a stroke of paralysis.
Mr. Fashner was born December 2, 1856, being the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Fashner and lived a long and useful life of eighty years, eleven months and two days. Practically all of his life was spent in this community with the exception of the last fifteen years following his retirement as a butcher. He was a man of high ideals with a deep regard for integrity. His pleasant, loyal disposition and thoughtfulness of others endeared him, not only to the members of his family, but to a large circle of loyal friends and patrons. His kindly words of cheer oftimes sent the discouraged on their way rejoicing with renewed hope.
He is survived by his wife, Angelenetta, two daughters, Mrs. Mae Peiffer and Mrs. Mildred Maire of Covington, three sons, Earl of Sidney, Lee of Dayton, Clyde of Covington, fifteen grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Anna Oliver of Daleville, Ind. His first companion preceded him in death many years ago.
Funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon at 1:00 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Maier of South High St. and at 1:30 at St. Johns Lutheran Church of which he was devout member. Pastor Bussabarger will officiate. Mr. Fashner was also a faithful member of the K. of P. Stillwater Lodge for forty or more years.
Burial will be made in Highland Cemetery.
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