Obituary of Mrs. Lida F. Gottshall
From the Altoona Mirror (?), May 19, 1951
MRS. LIDA F. GOTTSHALL
Of 336 Mosser St., died at her home Friday at 9:15 P.M. after an extended
Mrs. Gottshall was born at Lock Haven, June 5, 1872, a daughter of John and
Margaret (Aiken) Barnhart. She was married to Harry E. Gottshall April 21, 1895,
who died Sept. 29, 1916.
Surviving are these children: John S., Clarence G., Mrs. Mary Hart and Mrs.
Eleanor L. Davis, all of Altoona; Mrs. Elsie Keagy of Canton, Ohio; Mrs. Edna
Fleming of Saltillo, Pa.; Mrs. Irene Gray, Edward R., Mrs. Myrtal Bayle of Altoona,
30 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Alice Dorries of
Altoona; two brothers, John C. Barnhart of Altoona and William of Albany, N.Y.
One son, Frank M. Gottshall, died Feb. 5, 1950.
She was a life long member of the First Baptist church and Sunday school.
Friends will be received at the Laughlin funeral home after 7 P.M. Saturday.