Ellis John Shetler

Male 1902 - 1957  (54 years)


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  • Name Ellis John Shetler 
    Born 18 Dec 1902  Sparta, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jan 1957  Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Luella Mae (Mitchell) Hamilton's Obituary Scrapbooks

      Ellis Shetler Dies
      Of Heart Attack;
      Falls From Tower

      Ellis J. Shetler, a lineman for the Iroquois Gas Company with offices in Honeoye Falls, died suddenly of a coronary thrombosis while working at the top of a sixty foot gas well tower at Footer Well in the town of Bristol on Monday morning os week. His fellow worker, Wm. Prouty, looked on in horror as he saw Mr. Shetler's body plunge to the ground. He was dead before he fell, according to Dr. Charles J. Bobeck, Ontario County Coroner.
      Mr. Shetler, 54, leaves his wife, Helene, and a daughter, Helene Kay, and six brothers and four sisters. A resident of W. Bloomfield, Mr. Shetler had been an employee of the gas company, until recently known as the Republic Gas Heat and Ligmpany, for approximately twenty years.
      The morning of the accident he and Mr. Prouty were preparing at 9:15 a.m., when death occurred, to remove water from the well.
      Friends may call at Stephens Funeral Home on Monroe Street, Honeoye Falls from 2-5 and 7-9 and services will be held Thursday, January 31, 1957 at 2 o'clock with Mr. George Leissner officiating. Interment is in the West Bloomfield Cemetery.
      The entire community was shocked at the sudden passing of Ellis Shetler, one of West Bloomfield's outstanding good neighbors. Always smiling and always willing to help someone else, that was Ellis. This community extends the deepest sympao his family.
    Person ID I2587  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2011 

    Father Elmer Timothy Shetler,   b. 1862, Columbia Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1942, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Minnie Anna Mitchell,   b. 23 Mar 1869, Potter Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1928, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1895  Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Children of Elmer and Minnie (Mitchell) Shetler - 1950
    Children of Elmer and Minnie (Mitchell) Shetler - 1950
    Family ID F173  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helene Esther Moore,   b. 08 Mar 1907,   d. 15 Jul 1993, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1931 
    Children 
     1. Kay Shetler
    Family ID F12302  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Dec 1902 - Sparta, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 1957 - Ontario Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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