FUNERAL NOTICE 1905: JOHN MOTTER, SR. Died at the residence of W. H. Burnham in Sterling, Kansas, Sunday, August 19th at 7:20 p.m. Born Oct. 31, 1830. Aged 75 years, 9 months, and 18 days. Funeral services at the residence, Tuesday, August 21st at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Graceland Cemetery, Lyons, Kansas. Friends invited.
LYONS, KS NEWSPAPER ARTICLE: NAMED MOTTER STREET--- Motter Street was the name chosen for the new thoroughfare connecting Lauderback and Taylor streets between Grand and Bell, at the meeting of the Lyons city council last night. Street was named in honor of JOHN MOTTER pioneer to Lyons, KS.