Working through the 'shaky leaf' hints on my maternal side and came across a new one for my great-grandmother, June (Davis) Lambertson (1898-1951). This hint was for an obituary in an off-site database, the Monroe County, Indiana Obituary Index maintained by the Monroe County Public Library in Bloomington.
Taking a look at the site, June's obituary was published in the Bloomington Herald-Telephone in their March 21, 1951 edition. I was previously unaware of this obituary, and have added it to my Rootsmagic database list of "to-do" items.
I wonder if the obituary is much different than the local ones that I've already written about from the Elwood Call-Leader? Perhaps additional local family were mentioned in the Bloomington paper.
June was born the daughter of Ida Davis, but raised by her grandmother and step-grandfather under the Gilliland name in the Owen County/Monroe County, Indiana area. June married June 28, 1917 in Monroe County, Indiana to Clemon Beals Lambertson.
At the time of her death, she would have been survived by a sister, Pansy, of Crawfordsville. Was the obituary published in Bloomington so that distant cousins would see it?