Obit: Thayer, Alice (1868 - 1932)
Contact: Audrey Roedel
Surnames: THAYER DUTCHER MUHLENHAUPT THIEDE
----Sources: The Loyal Tribune 05 May 1932
Thayer, Alice (4 JUN 1868 - 26 April 1932)
Mrs. William Thayer, 63, first white child born in what is now the town of Beaver, Clark County, is dead at her farm home on highway 29, a mile east of the village of Curtiss, as a result of an acute heart attack, suffered early Tuesday morning.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon in the Presbyterian church at Abbotsford with the Rev. L. C. Smith officiating. Abbotsford chapter of the Order of Eastern Star is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Thayer, whose maiden name was Alice Dutcher, was born June 4, 1868, near Loyal, two years after John Graves made the first settlement where loyal is now located and two years before the town of Beaver was incorporated. She grew to womanhood in the community of her birth, and was married at Loyal Aug. 28, 1880, to her surviving husband, who was taken Saturday to St. Joseph's hospital, Chippewa Falls following a light stroke.
After living a number of years in Granton, where Mrs. Thayer conducted a hardware store, they moved to Abbotsford and about three years ago, following the death of Mr. Thayer's brother, George, they located on the latter's farm near here, where they have since resided.
Surviving besides here husband are two daughters and two sons: Mrs. Ernest Muhlenhaupt (Alva) of Milwaukee, who has been at home for some time: Mrs. Ewald Thiede (Josie) of Granton: Perry Thayer, Winona, Minn., and Edward Thayer, Albuquerque, N.M. She also leaves 10 grandchildren and the following sisters and brother: Mrs. George Simmons, Miles City, Mont., Mrs. Joe Cline, Portland, Ore., Mrs. Fred Gross, Loyal and William Dutcher, Rapid River, Mich.
Marshfield News Herald
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