Obit: Sutter, Myrtle B. (1871 - 1927)

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Surnames: SUTTER MERRIMAN WEISBROD PERKINS

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 06/23/1927

Sutter, Myrtle B. (1871 - 17 JUN 1927)

A large circle of relatives and friends in Owen, Clark County, Wis., and elsewhere mourn the loss from the home and social circle of one of the best known and most deeply revered of its citizens, which came in the death of Mrs. Myrtle Belle (Merriman) Sutter, which occurred at St. Joseph's hospital, Chippewa Falls, on June 17, 1927, after an illness of man weeks.

Deceased was fifty-six years of age, having been born at Sumter, Sauk Co., Wis., in 1871. She was married to William Sutter, Nov. 17, 1902, and came to Owen from Eau Claire in 1901, having at the time the distinction of being the first woman to be given employment in the office of the John S. Owen Lumber Co.

Mrs. Sutter was a most lovable woman and was held in the highest regard by all who knew her. She was prominent in the city's social life and ever took a high position in both church and civic work. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, William Sutter, three daughters, Mrs. Florence E. Weisbrod, Mari Anna and Myrtle Belle, and one son, Eugene, besides her father, Dan Merriman and one brother, V. D. Merriman and sister, Mrs. Wm. Perkins.

The funeral was held from St. Katherine's Church at 2:o'clock Monday afternoon and interment took place in Riverside Cemetery, Rev. W. F. Taylor officiating. The floral offerings were varied and beautiful. Relatives from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. James Garland, Mrs. Blanche Merriman, Miss Maud Merriman, Minneapolis, Mrs. George Bretthauer, Miss Mathilda Bretthauer of Fond du Lac and Jacob Sutter of Sheboygan.

Others from abroad who were present at the services were Mr. and Mrs. John Frazer of Drummond; Miss Margaret Kelly, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Rotham, Mrs. C. H. Russell of Marinette; Mr. and Mrs. William Hoffman, Cornell, Wis.

 

 


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