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John S. Whetstone

March 9, 1917 ~ August 15, 2019 (age 102)


John S. Whetstone, 102, of Cambria, formerly of Indiana, died Thursday, August 15, 2019. He was born March 9, 1917 in LaGrange County to Samuel J. and Lena (Shrock) Whetstone.

On January 31, 1946 he married Rosa M. Eash. She preceded him in death March 25, 2011.Surviving John are two sons Glen (Alma Hochsteler) Whetstone, Topeka, IN and Orva (Emma Miller), Topeka, IN; three daughters Orpha (Wilbur)Yoder, Topeka, IN, Polly Anna (Clarence) Fry, Millersburg, IN, and Marry Ellen (Ezra) Petersheim, Cambria, WI; 29 grandchildren, 137 great grandchildren, and 9 great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, four brothers, Joseph, Samuel, twin brother Henry, and infant brother Levi; six sisters, Anna Gertrude, Ida, Elizabeth, Lydia, and Polly.

Visitation will be held Saturday, August 17 all day at the Ezra Petersheim residence, W3298  County Road P, Cambria, WI. Visitation will be held Sunday, August 18 all day at the Dennis Yoder residence, 8465 W 55 S., Topeka, IN. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 19 at 9:30 AM at the Dennis Yoder residence in Topka, In. He will be laid to rest at the Hawpatch Cemetery in Topeka. The family would like to express their gratitude to everyone. 


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