In Memory

Mary Harley (Rhinehart) - Class Of 1876

Mary Ella Rinehart, one of Delphi's most highly esteemed women died Monday morning at two o'clock of paralysis. She has been sick several months. She was the wife of Edward M. Rinehart, now city treasurer, and she has been prominent in social and club life of Delphi for many years, and was also a devoted and active member of the Presby-terian church of this city. Mrs. Rinehart was born in Delphi in 1857 and has resided here all of her life she was married forty years ago, and besides her husband is survived by two children, a daughter, Isabel, public librarian here, and a son, George, who resides in Kansas City. Her oldest son, William, was killed more, than twenty years ago in a Fourth of July celebration, when firecrackers exploded in his pocket. The funeral was held from the house on Front street Wednesday. Rev. E. P. Day, pastor of the Presbyterian church, officiating. Interment was made in the Masonic cemetery.

Delphi Journal July 19, 1917