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Deesse Wemple Theodore
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1911
Milford
Lassen County
California, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1998
California, USA

Deesse Theodore, 86, of Burney, died Sunday, April 19, 1998, in Mayers Memorial Hospital Annex of natural causes.

She was born Sept. 17, 1911, in Milford. She moved to Shasta County in 1994 from Susanville, where she had been a homemaker.

Deesse was superintendent of Sunday School at Standish Bible Church in Standish for 25 years. She was active in Standish 4-H for many years.

She is survived by: her husband, John Theodore; her daughter, Mary Fletcher, of Fall River Mills, and Ann Weir, of Placerville; her brother, retired Colonel Neil Wemple, of Tucson, Ariz.; her sisters, Marguerite Rypkema, of Paradise, and Olga Burroughs, of Sacramento; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 23 at Walton's Colonial Mortuary, Susanville, with Pastor Calvin Godman of Gospel Tabernacle presiding. A visitation was held before the service. Burial was in the Janesville Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Christian charity of choice.

Lassen County Times - Tuesday, April 28, 1998

(Courtesy of Bill Gransee) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jay C Wemple (1873 - 1940)
  Elizabeth Adelia Decious Wemple (1874 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  John H. Theodore (1908 - 2004)
 
 Children:
  John J. Theodore (1940 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  infant child Wemple (1894 - 1894)*
  Claude Clement Wemple (1896 - 1993)*
  Olga Wemple Burroughs (1897 - 2000)**
  Narnia Hazel Wemple (1899 - 1984)*
  Joseph Irvin Wemple (1900 - 1949)*
  Raymond Jay Wemple (1907 - 1983)*
  Marguerite Wemple Hallowell (1909 - 2005)*
  Deesse Wemple Theodore (1911 - 1998)
  Lowell Wemple (1913 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Janesville Cemetery
Janesville
Lassen County
California, USA
 
Created by: C.J.A.
Record added: May 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37594448
Deesse <i>Wemple</i> Theodore
Added by: C.J.A.
 
 
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