Hallowell, Cherokee Co, Kansas
[Photo: Mary Parmele -FindAGrave]
June 10, 1920
Weller Rodenberger died Friday, June 4, 1920, at his home in Allentown, Pa. He was the son of Paul and Sarah Rodenberger and was born in Brazil, Ind., August 7, 1860. He is survived by two brothers, Edgar and B.S. Rodenberger, and one sister, Jeannett Parkinson. The body was shipped to Columbus from Pennsylvania. Burial was made in the McKee cemetery at 3:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. A short funeral service was held at the cemetery conducted by Reverend. Alphon Goodrick.
June 17, 1920
Newspaper and magazine readers who have enjoyed the cartoons which appeared for many years signed “Rhoda” will be grieved to know that he is dead, and that his remains were brought to Oswego Monday evening for internment [sic] in the McPee cemetery east of town. Weller Rodenberger,
Weller had been married, according to the 1910 Federal Census where his marital status was listed a widowed.
On ancestry's website, the 1890 St. Joseph, Missouri City Directory has an entry for Weller Rodenburger with an occupation of artist for the St. Joseph Herald.
[Death and burial information, for Weller's brother John Edgar and sister Jennette, has been added to the FGS of Paul and Sarah Rodenberger's posting.]