Walter Mays Espich
Walter M. Espich was born in the vicinity of College Corners, near Zanesville, Wells county, Indiana, October 17, 1882. He is the son of Charles and Lydia Espich. He married Effie Dell Meeks on June 6, 1907. He ran a restaurant and ice cream parlor in Zanesville. He died suddenly at his home in Zanesville, Indiana, March 1, 1919, at the age of thirty-six years, four months and eleven days.
He was known to be a loving husband and a kind father. He leaves to mourn: Effie D. Meeks Espich, three sons; Arnold, Doyle and Eldon, two daughters; Roxanna and Marjorie, his mother Lydia, brothers; Thomas Joseph, Guy, James,Woodward, Glenndale , one sister, Mary and a host of friends, as he had proved himself to be an honest, kind, upright business man in the village of Zanesville, Indiana. The funeral was held at the United Brethren church. Interment at the Zanesville cemetery.
Rest in Peace,