Thursday, August 11, 2011
In an evangelistic meeting conducted near his home, he confessed his faith in Christ as his Savior and was baptized into Christ by Evangelist R. C. Snodgrass of Michigan City, Ind. on July 25, 1889. He died at his home in Ashley, Ind. at 7 p.m. November 26, 1921, aged 81 years, 7 months and 8 days.
Mr. Stetler is survived by his wife and by his children as follows: Mrs. Alverda Snowberger of Port Huron, Mich., Mr. Merton Stetler of Burlington, Mich., Mr. Edgar A. Stetler of near Angola, Mr. John Stetler of San Diego, California, W. D. and Roy Stetler of Pleasant Lake, Ind, one brother, Mr. James Stetler of Fremont, Ind., seventeen grandchildrren and four great grandchildren, with his surviving comrades of the Grand Army of the Republic, and a host of neighbors and friends to remember him as a good citizen, a true patriot and soldier, and a good man in all the relations of the home. As the end drew near he looked forward by faith without fear to the Heavenly Home, and said, "I am ready to go when I am called."
Funeral services were conducted in the Baptist Church at Pleasant Lake on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. by Elder J. O. Rose, of Angola, and the burial was in the Pleasant Lake Cemetery.
Steuben Republican, Angola, Indiana, December 7, 1921.
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