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An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

1962  N to Q

  Ogburn, Amos C. ; . .

Ogburn, Amos C. , 87, died at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ray E. Ogburn, Bladensburg, Md. Thurday evening [April 5, 1962] at 8 o'clock from a complication of diseases following an illness of about one year.

He was born in Pine Village, Ind., and resided in Gettysburg R. 3 since 1936. For the past several months he resided in Bladensburg. The deceased was a farmer most of his life, retiring in 1940. He was a son of the late Charles W. and Nancy Ann Shipman Ogburn.

He was a member of the Mummasburg Mennonite Church where he served as a dacon since 1937. He had been a deacon in the Mennonite Church elsewhere since 1904. His wife, the former Lydia A. Kauffman died June 30, 1960.

Surviving are 10 children: Ira, Ray and Levi, all of Bladensburg; Mrs. Elvon Merrill, Greenbackville, Va; Forrest, New Oxford, R. 2; Mrs. G. Lawrence Hartman, Aspers; Mrs. Walter Collins, Masontown; Walter, Guernsey; John, Bladensburg; Earl, Hyattsville, Md; 36 grandchildren, 16 great-granchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Hooks, Princess Anne, Md; Mrs. Lawrence Kenney, Kirkland, Wash; one brother, Otis, Seattle, Wash.

Funeral services Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Mummasburg Mennonite Church conducted by the Revs. Richard Danner and Amos Myer. Interment in the Mummasburg Cemetery. Friends may call at the Bender Funeral Home Saturday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock. It has been requested that flowers be omitted.

Source: The Gettysburg Times
Gettysburg, Adams Co., PA,
Friday, 06 Apr 1962
Submitted by: Karen Lint

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