submitted by Karen Zach:
Source: Crawfordsville Review (Crawfordsville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, March 21, 1916 - page 2:
Lebanon, March 20 - Harry Hostetter today received a message from Calumet, Oklahoma, announcing the death of his uncle, JD Hostetter, who passed away at that place Friday after several months of failing health.
Mr. Hostetter was born in Montgomery County and is well known in this county. He was county superintendent of the schools of Hendricks County for two terms and was superintendent of the schools at New Ross for some time. Mrs. Hostetter is a sister to Charles Mitchell of this city. His mother, L.W. Hostetter, resides near Indianapolis.