Is there an obituary or information about William and Ira Shoup who were killed in a train accident near Orrville, Ohio on October 18, 1912?
Subject: [SHOUP]WM b.1849 HOLMES CO. OH+WHITE & DAVID IRA b1883 OBIT Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2001 06:42:15 EST Shoup. - William and Ira -- On the evening of Oct. 18, 1912, the most shocking event that has occurred for a long time in the vicinity of Orrville, O., took place at a R. R. crossing near the home of the deceased brethren. While these brethren were driving across the track about 7 P. M. they were struck by the passenger train and no one knew of the accident until the train arrived at Orrville, more than a mile distant, and the lifeless body of a man -- Bro. William Shoup - was found on the front of the engine. A search along the track revealed the place where the accident occured and also found the mangled body of his son, Bro. Ira Shoup, near by. The bodies were prepared for burial in the undertaking rooms at Orrville and on the next day came the touching scene of bringing back to the home two lifeless forms, to be received by grief stricken wives and children. May the Lord comfort Sisters Agnes and May Shoup and their children in these their sad hours of bereavement.Deacon Wm. Shoup was born in Holmes Co., O., Aug. 3, 1849. Was married to Agnes White, Nov. 11, 1880. To this union were born three sons: Frank, Ira and Allen. When but a child they took into their home and reared to womanhood Sister Myrtle Shoup who is recognized as their child. At an early age he united with the Mennonite Church and has served the church as a deacon for a number of years. Met death by accident Oct. 18, 1912; aged 63 y. 2 m. 15 d. He leaves a wife, 2 sons, 1 daughter, 2 brothers, 1 sister, and many relatives and friends to mourn his departure.David Ira Shoup was born Dec. 17, 1883, in Holmes Co., 0. On Dec. 11, 1906, he was married to Laura May Wingerter. To this union were born five children: David, Hilda, Irvin and two children who died in infancy. He united with the Mennonite Church in the spring of 1903, and remained faithful until death. Met death by accident Oct. 18, 1912; aged 28 y. 10 m. 1 d. He leaves an aged mother, a loving wife, 3 children, 2 brothers and many friends to mourn his departure. Funeral services were held at the Martin Church Oct. 21, where it was estimated that over 1,500 people had assembled to pay a last tribute of respect. Services were conducted by I. J. Buchwalter, N. A. Lind and J. S. Gerig.Transcriber's note: The above is actually two obituaries