Biographical Stories of the Soldiers, Surnames P-Z
Obituary: A shock of surprise and regret swept through the village of Shepherd and surrounding country when news of the death of "Bart" Struble was received from Detroit where he had gone on a visit to his son, Allen. Deceased was a son of William and Mary Struble, and was born January 2, 1846, in Knox county, Ohio, and died October 26, 1916. Mr. Struble was married in Mount Pleasant October 1, l87l, to Mary Oberlin and she, with their four children, survives him. His death was the first break in the family ties in forty-five years. Mr. Struble was township clerk of Coe at the time of his death, which office he had held eight years. He also acted as supervisor for a term of years, been postmaster for eight years and commander of Shepherd G.A.R. Mr. Struble served in the civil war a year and ten months in Co. F, 67th Ohio Volunteers, being honorably discharged. Wa-bu-no Post of the Mt. Pleasant G.A.R. officiated with the Grand Army honors at his burial. The funeral was held Tuesday at the Methodist church in Shepherd, Rev. Kimberling officiating. Mr. Struble's children are: Mrs. Clara Adams of Owooso, Allen J. of Detroit, Arthur E. of Marion and Arlie at home. Relatives who came from away to the funeral were: Frank L. Struble of Chicago, James P. Struble of Trout Creek, Carl Conway and wife of Birch Run, J.A. and U.S. Struble and Mrs. Wayne Fosgett of Mt. Pleasant.