Obituary of Robert M. Junkin Junkins- Robert M. Junkins, son of William and Sarah Junkins, was born in Peru, Indiana, June 12,1850, died at his home in Mexico, Indiana on November 16, 1885; age 35 years 5 months and 4 days. Was married to his now bereaved wife on December 24, 1874. For seventeen months he was almost a constant sufferer. During the summer his sufferings were intense, but he endured them with patience, never murmuring. On Saturday night last he began to fail, and though suffering greatly, he, in conversation with his mother, who was with him constantly during his illness, assured her that "his trust was in God." He was in disposition kind and hence leaves many friends, was an affectionate husband and father, a dutiful son and loving brother. He leaves to mourn his loss a dear wife and two children, a loving mother, two sisters and a brother. Funeral services at the M.E. church Wednesday, conducted by the pastor I. J. Smith, after which the remains were -interred in the Dunkard Cemetery at Mexico. Report on Robert Junkins after his death Robert Junkins was taken much worse Saturday. Every thing was done that could be done to relieve his suffering. Monday at 3 o'clock death claimed its victim and Robert Junkins passed away. Turner Junkins, of Bluffton, the only living brother, was sent for on Sunday morning, but did not arrive until some time after his brother's death. Mr. Junkins had been sick for along time and patiently bore his sufferings. The funeral took place on Wednesday. Mr Junkins was a member of the M.E. church and when able was a faithful attendant. He leaves a wife and two little girls who have the sympathy of the entire community in their sad bereavement.
Obituary of Adia Junkin Bender Mrs. H.G. Bender, of Mexico this county, died Sunday in the Odd Fellows home at Greensburg. The body will be brought to Peru this evening and will be taken to Peter Allen undertaking parlors on East Third street to be held until the time of the funeral which will be held at Mexico. The nearest surviving relative of the deceased, is a niece, Mrs. John McGuire of Mexico. Surviving are several step-children. Mr. Bender died at Mexico six years ago.
Obituary of John G. D. Bender PIONEER MEXICO CITIZEN EXPIRES John G. D. Bender, pioneer citizen of Mexico, died Saturday morning at 11 o'clock following an illness caused by enlargement of the heart. Mr. Bender has been ailing for about 4 years. The funeral services were held from the church at Mexico Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock and interment in the Mexico Green lawn cemetery. Mr. Bender was a member of the I.O.O.F. and Masons. John G. D. Bender was born in Canton, Ohio January 9, 1836, and was therefore eighty-three years of age at the time of his death. He was a resident of Mexico for sixty years. He is survived by a widow and the following children: William A Bender, Summittsville; Florence R Bender, Peru; Albert M Bender, Denver and the following sisters and brothers: Philip P Bender, Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Elizabeth Zartman , of Mexico, and Alonzo E Bender of Detroit.
The Joseph Junkin Family Tree is a collection of information gathered by
Eric & Liz Davis,
Mary Eleanor Bell,
Alice Erma Bell,
Margaret A. Killian,
Laura Gayle Junkin,
Winston Ray Norris,
Joyce Ann Junkin,
Barbara Ann Millner,
and many others.
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