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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1985
Scope & Content Interview by Ken Beidler of Stanley B. Beidler (b. 06/24/1917), son of Irwin & Edith Bower Beidler.

Digital copy available.
Start time Subject
00:00:00 genealogical information
00:00:39 school/school remembrances
00:02:49 early home life/chores
00:07:36 occupations
00:09:31 courtship/marriage
00:11:29 transportation
00:15:17 church/church life
00:16:35 farming/methods
00:17:22 hobbies/pasttimes
00:18:12 historical events
00:21:08 what is better in the present than the past?
00:22:32 what was better in the past than the present?
00:23:19 views on family/family life
00:24:20 end of audio
Length of Interview 00:24:20
Notes Obituary:
Stanley Beidler, 73, of Mifflintown, Juniata County, formerly of Haycock Township, Bucks County, died Monday in his home. He was the husband of Ethel (Landis) Beidler. They were married 52 years in June.

Beidler was pastor of the Haycock Mennonite Church, Haycock Township, for the past 40 years.

In addition, he was a production worker for Wampler Longacre Inc., formerly Longacre's, Franconia, Montgomery County, for more than 30 years before retiring in 1980.

Born in Franconia Township, he was a son of the late Irwin and Edith (Bowers) Beidler.

Survivors: Wife; son, S. Luke of Souderton; daughters Edith, wife of Floyd Freed of Putnam, NY., Faith, wife of Paul Benner,and Rose Marie, wife of Nelson Yoder both of Morris, Anita Hope, wife of Roy Brubaker of Mifflintown, Gloria, wife of Joe Bontrager of Nairobi, Kenya, Africa, Eva Beidler, wife of John Swarr of Hyattsville, Md., and Jewel, wife of Dr. David Byler of St. Mary's, W.Va, brothers Willard of Telford and Claude of Stroudsburg, and 28 grandchildren.
Services: 10:30 am., Friday in the church. Call 6:30-10 pm Thursday, Jeffrey A. Naugle Funeral Home, 20 N. Ambler St., Quakertown, and 9:30-10:30 am Friday in the church.

(Allentown Morning Call, Aug 7, 1990)
Object ID # 2013.25.71
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Beidler, Stanley B., 1917-1990
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes