Published in The Rochester News-Sentinel Saturday, March 28, 1931
Friends and relatives of Mrs. Dee HIATT, aged 29, were shocked to learn of her death which occurred at 8:15 Saturday morning in her home at 310 Pontiac Street. Death followed an illness of only one week and was due to heart trouble and complications which developed following an attack of influenza. Alta Fern [ALDERFER], daughter of Clinton and Wilnett ALDERFER, was born in the Whippoorwill neighborhood on May 10, 1901 and all of her life was spent in Fulton county. On January 20, 1921 she was married in Culver, Ind., to Dee HIATT. She was a member of the Grandview Evangelical Church. Surviving are her husband, four daughters, Lulu Wilnetta [HIATT], nine, Katherine Alberta [HIATT], seven, Clara Bernice [HIATT], five and Lucille Janetta [HIATT], two; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton ALDERFER, near Rochester; five brothers, Lester [ALDERFER]] and Ralph [ALDERFER], of Fulton county, Vern [ALDERFER], of Mishawaka,, Carl [ALDERFER] and Lee [ALDERFER], of Argos; five sisters, Mrs. Glen HARTMAN, of South Bend, Mrs. Walter CLEVENGER, of Rochester, and Florence [ALDERFER], Mabel [ALDERFER] and Luetta ALDERFER, at home; her grandmother, Mrs. Henry ALDERFER, of Tiosa. Funeral arrangements have not been made. ----- Published in The Rochester News-Sentinel Monday, March 30, 1931
Funeral services for Mrs. Dee HIATT, 29, who died Saturday morning following a week's illness with influenza and complications, were held at two o'clock Monday afternoon at the Evangelical Church. Rev. Phillip HANEY, of Nappanee, officiated and was assisted by Rev. F. G. KUEBLER. Burial was made in the Richland Center cemetery.
SOURCE: Fulton County Indiana Obituaries - 1931 by Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh