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Willis Horton PFEIFFER

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  • Name Willis Horton PFEIFFER 
    Born 6 May 1920  Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Feb 2001  Miller's Merry Manor, Warsaw, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Palestine Cemetery, Palestine, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Unknown newspaper, unknown date:

      Willis H. Pfeiffer died Feb. 4, 2001, at age 80, leaving an estate valued at $485,568.64. Beneficiaries: Jacqueline Pfeiffer Middaugh Bailey, daughter, Bristol; Gregory Pfeiffer, son, Clayton, Ga.; Shriner's Hospital for Children - Chicago Unit; National Arthritis Foundation; National Kidney Foundation; National Heart Association; American Cancer Society; and Elkhart Rehabilitation Hospital.

      (2) The Rochester Sentinel, Rochester, IN, unknown date:

      WILLIS H. PFEIFFER

      May 6, 1920 - Feb. 4, 2001

      Willis H. Pfeiffer, 80, 6920 W. Kosciusko County Road 1200 South, Silver Lake, died at 9:05 p.m. Sunday at Miller's Merry Manor, Warsaw.

      Survivors include a daughter, Jackie Bailey, Bristol; a son, Gregory, Clayton, GA; a sister, Betty Thornburg, Mishawaka, and two brothers, Forrest, Rochester, and Richard, Walkerton. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial was at Palestine Cemetery, Palestine.

      (3) Obituary Index to the Elkhart Truth <http://www.elkhart.lib.in.us/elkhart.hp/html/obit_db.html>:

      Elkhart Public Library

      Obituary Index to the Elkhart Truth [a newspaper]:

      Name: Pfeiffer, Willis H.
      Obituary Date: February 6, 2001
      Newspaper Section: Page A6
      Date of Death: February 4, 2001
      Date of Birth: May 6, 1920

      Text of Obituary:

      WILLIS H. PFEIFFER

      May 6, 1920 - Feb. 4, 2001

      SILVER LAKE - Willis H. Pfeiffer, 80, of 6920 S. 1200 S., died at 9:05 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 4, 2001) at Miller's Merry Manor in Warsaw.

      The son of Forrest M. and Iva O. (Feichter) Pfeiffer, he was born in Bremen on May 6, 1920, graduated in 1940 from Bremen High School and married Gladys L. Silveus on July 19, 1948. She died on Nov. 27, 1998.

      Mr. Pfeiffer is survived by a daughter, Jackie Bailey of Bristol; one son, Gregory of Clayton, Ga.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Forrest of Rochester and Richard of Walkerton; and a sister, Mrs. L.M. (Betty) Thornburg of Mishawaka. One brother and a grandchild are deceased.

      The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Palestine Cemetery with the Rev. Vic Virgil officiating. There will be no visitation. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel in Warsaw is in charge of arrangements.

      Mr. Pfeiffer, a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County, worked as a heavy equipment operator for McManhn Construction Co. in Rochester and as a self-employed farmer until his retirement. He was a member of Pleasant View Bible Church in Warsaw and Rochester Lodge 79 F&AM.

      (4) Kosciusko Co, IN 1988-2001 Obituaries:

      Name: PFEIFFER, Willis H.
      Date of Death: 4 Feb 2001

      (5) Social Security Death Index:

      Name: Willis H. Pfeiffer
      SSN: 314-10-8873
      Last Residence: 46982 Silver Lake, Kosciusko, Indiana, USA
      Born: 6 May 1920
      Died: 4 Feb 2001
      State (Year) SSN issued: Indiana (Before 1951)
    Person ID I1960  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 

    Father Forest Mervyn PFEIFFER, Sr.,   b. 3 Mar 1893, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1973, Woodlawn Hosptial, Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Iva O. FEICHTER,   b. 23 Sep 1895, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1989, Miller's Merry Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1917  St. Joseph, Berrien County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marilyn Alene RESLER,   b. 13 Oct 1926, Daviess County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1990, Contra Costa County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1944  Washington, Daviess County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F1612  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Gladys L. SILVEUS,   b. 23 Oct 1921, Seward Township, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1998, Silver Lake, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 19 Jul 1948  Crown Point, Lake County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Gregory Wayne PFEIFFER,   b. 6 Oct 1949, Lima, Allen County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 2003, Clayton, Rabun County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F1561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Indiana, Marriages,1811-1959: Groom: Willis Horton Pfeiffer Groom's Race: White Groom's Date of Birth: 06 May 1920 Groom's Place of Birth: Marshall, [Indiana] Groom's Residence: Rochester, [Fulton], Indiana Groom's Number of Marriage: 1 Groom's Father: Forest M Pfeiffer Groom's Mother: Iva Feister Bride: Marilyn Alene Resler Bride's Race: White Bride's Date of Birth: 13 Oct 1926 Bride's Place of Birth: Odon, [Daviess], Indiana Bride's Residence: Odon, [Daviess], Indiana Bride's Number of Marriage: 1 Bride's Father: Eugene E Resler Bride's Mother: Tresse Danner Informant Name: Date of License: 17 Mar 1944 County of License: Daviess Date of Marriage: 17 Mar 1944 Place of Marriage: Washington, Daviess, Indiana Official: Record Number: Film Number: 1939652 Digital Folder Number: 4476724 Image Number: 00602 Number of Images: 1.