Obit: Stoker, Alvoretta J. (1859 - 1932)
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----Sources: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 10/13/1932

Stoker, Alvoretta J. (1859 - 10 Oct 1932)

The death of Mrs. Alvoretta Jane Stoker, age 73, took place Monday afternoon of this week following an illness of about eighteen months, most of which time she had been confined to her bed. Her death occurring at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Earl, south of the city, at which place she had made her home for the past several years.

Mrs. Stoker was one of the early settlers, coming to Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) in 1893, when the sawmill was being built. Her husband who preceded her in death thirteen eyars ago was then employed by the John S. Owen Lumber Co. She was an excellent woman, high in character, a good wife, and a loving mother, and had a host of friends who will mourn her departure.

She leaves to mourn, five children, Harry Stoker, Mrs. Fred Earle, Ray Stoker, all of Owen; Leighton Stoker, Marshfield, and Vern Stoker, Richie, Mont. One daughter, Mrs. C.R. Elliott, passed away several years ago.

Funeral services are being conducted this afternoon, from the First Congregational Church, of which she was a member, Rev. W.P. Powell officiating, and burial will take place in the family lot of Riverside Cemetery.

Those from away who are here to attend the funeral are: Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hanson, and Elmo Hanson, La Crosse, Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Elliott and family, Neillsville, Mr. and Mrs. Leighton Stoker and son, Robert, Marshfield; John Kaarup, Minneapolis, Minn., Adolph Kaarup, Dorchester, and Mr. and Mrs. Arno Winters, Granton, Villemonte Stoker and Chas. Earle, Madison, grandchildren, were unable to be present at the funeral.



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