Auglaize County, Ohio

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Auglaize County Death Records

Last Name: Wibbeler

First Name: Ben

Father's Name: William Wibbeler

Mother's Maiden Name: Frederika Thees

Spouse's Name

Death Date: Jun 4, 1958

Cause of Death: Heart Attack

Church: First United Church of Christ (E&R), New Knoxville

Death Location:

Source: St. Marys Evening Leader

Additional: Ben Wibbeler, age 65, 1035 E. Columbia Street, was found dead by his nephews, Elmer and Wilson Ruwoldt when they returned home from work yesterday at 5:30 p.m. Dr. D. L. Kile gave 4:45 as the approximate time of Mr. Wibbeler's death. He apparently died of a heart attack of injuries received in a fall downstairs. An autopsy to determine the cause of death was ordered by Dr. R.H. Shaffers, county coroner. Mr. Wibbeler was born Oct. 12, 1892, in Washington township, the son of the late William and Fredericka Thees Wibbeler. For years he resided in the Moulton community and was employed by the Detjen Grain Company. He had lived with his nephews for several years. He was the last of his immediate family, a brother Lewis and sister, Mrs. Rosina Ruwoldt, having preceded him in death. There are a number of nieces and nephews. He was a member of the First United Church of Christ (E&R) at New Knoxville and a veteran of World War I. Funeral servcies wil be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sittler Memorial Home. Burial will take place in Pilger Ruhe Cemetery at New Knoxville. Friends may call after Friday noon at the funeral home.



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