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Wilbur Daniel "Will" Cutler
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1885
Whiting
Monona County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1924
Monona County
Iowa, USA

Wilbur Daniel Cutler, son of Daniel Tisdale Cutler and his wife Elmira Dudley Cutler, married Alma Kelly, farmed, owned a auto dealership in Onawa, Iowa, and raised four sons: Kelly, Merle, Ralph, and Raymond. When Alma became mysteriously ill, he took her to the hospital in Sioux City, and traveled back and forth to visit her. It was icy March weather, 1924, and his car, a Model T, had no side windows, only curtains, so he caught pneumonia. He was placed in a room in the same hospital, St. Joseph's, down the hall from his wife. Alma died March 21st, and they kept her "on ice" as Will struggled to survive. He died a week later, April 1st. They were buried with a double funeral service, which 2,500 people attended. They left their four sons orphaned. 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Tisdale Cutler (1840 - 1914)
  Elmira Phebe Dudley Cutler (1846 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Alma Edith Kelly Cutler (1884 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Merle Tisdale Cutler (1911 - 1993)*
 
 Sibling:
  Wilbur Daniel Cutler (1885 - 1924)
  Bern E. Cutler (1888 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harrison Cemetery
Whiting
Monona County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: katalex23
Record added: Apr 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68675655
Wilbur Daniel Will Cutler
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Wilbur Daniel Will Cutler
Added by: N Warren
 
 
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Peace to my great grandfather who died too soon.
- katalex23
 Added: May. 19, 2011
 
 
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