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Dr Van Valoris Botkin
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1881
Death: Sep. 27, 1963

Dr. V.V. Botkin, 82, 330 1/2 E. Jackson, a practicing veterinarian in Muncie for 57 years, died at Crystal's Country Home in Perry Township Friday morning. Dr. Botkin had been in failing health for the past 10 years.
Dr. Botkin was born in Randolph county five miles south of Farmland. Following graduation from the Ontario Veterinarian College of Toronto, Canada in 1905, Dr. Botkin began his practice in Muncie in partnership with his late brother, Dr. F.L. Botkin. This partnership continued until his brother's retirement in 1926. Since 1912 Dr. Botkin had had his office at 330 E. Jackson.
Dr. Botkin was a trap shooting enthusiast. In 1934 he won the Indiana trap shooting championship.
Surviving are his wife, Maudie; two nieces, Mrs. Hattie Cox, Winchester, and Mrs. Pauline Rossel, Columbus, O., and two nephews, Paul Pegg, Indianapolis, and Eugene Botkin, RR 1, Selma.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Meeks Mortuary. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Tipton Botkin (1842 - 1903)
  Martha Frances Cropper Botkin (1844 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Opal Ladd Botkin (____ - 1956)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Botkin Haynes (1866 - 1944)*
  Farra L Botkin (1868 - 1955)*
  Laura Mahatta Botkin Diggs (1869 - 1891)*
  Abbie B. Botkin Thornburgh (1871 - 1939)*
  Guy W. Botkin (1875 - 1886)*
  Orpha G. Botkin Pegg (1877 - 1956)*
  William Hugh Botkin (1879 - 1947)*
  Van Valoris Botkin (1881 - 1963)
  Raymond Cropper Botkin (1886 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elm Ridge Memorial Park
Muncie
Delaware County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Jane
Record added: Sep 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76829579
Dr Van Valoris Botkin
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- Lisa Swanson Ellam
 Added: Feb. 1, 2012

- Rita Botkin Bomher
 Added: Oct. 28, 2011
 
 
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