John S. Whetstone


John S. Whetstone, 102, Cambria, Wis., formerly of Indiana, died Thursday, Aug. 15.
He was born March 9, 1917, in LaGrange County, to Samuel J. and Lena (Shrock) Whetstone.
On Jan. 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, Indiana, and Orva (Emma Miller), Topeka, Indiana; three daughters Orpha (Wilbur) Yoder, Topeka, Indiana, Polly Anna (Clarence) Fry, Millersburg, Indiana, and Marry Ellen (Ezra) Petersheim, Cambria; 29 grandchildren; 137 great-grandchildren; and nine 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 take place Saturday, Aug. 17, all day at the Ezra Petersheim residence, W3298 County Road P, Cambria. Visitation will also be held Sunday, Aug. 18, all day at the Dennis Yoder residence, 8465 W. 55 South, Topeka, Indiana.
Funeral services will take place Monday, Aug. 19, at 9:30 a.m. at the Dennis Yoder residence in Topeka, Indiana.
He will be laid to rest at the Hawpatch Cemetery, Topeka, Indiana.
The family would like to express their gratitude to everyone.
Grasse Funeral Service, Pardeeville, Wisconsin, is serving the family.
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Published on August 16, 2019
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