Sunday, April 7, 2013

Sunday's Obituary: Otho Elwood Hesser

"Otho E. Hesser

  Otho E. Hesser, about 55, who years ago operated a funeral home in Ada, is dead at Redlands, Calif., according to word received by friends in the Lima area.  Death occurred Sunday following a heart attack.
  About 25 years ago, Otho and his father, J. E. Hesser operated an undertaking establishment in Ada known as J. E. Hesser and Son mortuary.
   The Hesser famly left the Lima area nearly two decades ago.  Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hesser are still living in Redlands, Calif.
  In addition to his parents, Otho is survived by his wife and two daughters.  Upon his arrival in the west years ago he became engaged in the automobile business.
  Years ago he lived in Lima."

- Lima News (Lima, Ohio) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.

Original data: Lima News. Lima, OH, USA. Database created from microfilm copies of the newspaper.

Published in the Lima News on October 7, 1943.

As mentioned last week, Otho was my 1st cousin, 3x removed.

Mary Elizabeth Tapley
Linda Irene Tapley
My mother
Ethel Irene Ranney Tapley
My grandmother
Luther Boardman Ranney
My great-grandfather
Mary Margaret Hesser Ranney
My 2nd great-grandmother
James Warren Hesser
My 3rd great-grandfather
Jonathan Elisha Hesser
James Warren’s son, Mary Margaret’s brother, and my
Otho Elwood Hesser
Jonathan’s son and my 1st cousin, 3x removed

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