Dec. 20, 1872 Fort Wayne Allen County Indiana, USA
Jan. 24, 1919 Fort Wayne Allen County Indiana, USA
My G Grandmother The death of Mrs Maud Mary Schele, wife of Clem Schele the well known cigar maker occurred last night at 9:45 o'clock after a three days illness at the family residence, 1712 East Wayne Street, Death was due to leakage of the heart, with pneumonia complications and although Mrs Schele had been ailing the end came with such a suddenness as to shock many friends who had conndently hoped for a recovery. Deceased was born Dec.20 1872 and in her forty-seventh year of her age, her entire life had been spent in Fort Wayne, which was her birthplace.Mrs Schele was a member Of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and was highly esteemed in patriotic circles,where she was a member of the Woman's Relief corps of Sion S. Bars post no 40 G.A.R. which organization will hold flag services at an hour to be announced later. The survivors are her Husband, Clem Schele, four children Grace, Ruth, Joseph and Ralph Schele her mother Mrs Joseph Saunders and one sister Mrs Grace Brown of Chioago The funeral arrangements have not yet been completed.