|Birth: ||Jan. 29, 1863|
|Death: ||Dec. 10, 1944|
BURTT, Mary Elizabeth (Mickler), Springs Valley Herald (December 14, 1944) Death Notice
Mrs. Mary E. Burtt, 81, widow of Joab Burtt, formerly of French LIck, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ethel Brooks, of Racine, Wisconsin, Sunday.
She moved to a farm near French Lick with her parents when she was a small girl and spent most of her life here where she made many friends. Mr. and Mrs. Burtt operated a vegetable and milk wagon here for several years and were widely known.
After the death of her husband in 1931, Mrs. Burtt has been living with her children, but has made many extended visits with friends and relatives.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Brooks of Racine, Wisconsin, Mrs. L. E. Haelfrisch of Findley, Ohio, three sons, Martin of Indianapolis, Bryan of Seattle, Washington and Thomas of Kenosha, Wisconsin, ten grandchildren, two sisters, Cordelia Mickler of Long Beach, California and Judie Penson of Carltonville, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Wednesday afternoon with Rev. C. W. Parks officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Lebanon cemetery with Ritter and son in charge of the arrangements.
Springs Valley Herald (December 14, 1944) Obituary
Mary E. Burtt, daughter of Martin and Lucy Roberts Mickler was born in Dubois County, Indiana, January 29, 1863, when she was a small girl her parents moved to a farm near French Lick. She was one of a family of 12 children who with their father and mother maintained a home of high standards of living.
On April 23, 1890 she was united in marriage to Joab Burtt, who resided on a farm just east of French Lick. This home was blessed with eleven children. For many years they operated a vegetable and milk wagon in French Lick by which besides the rest of the farming, they made their livelihood. Through this they made many friends.
After the death of her companion in 1931 she made her home with the children, returning many times for extended visits to her home and visiting with friends and relatives whose friendship she cherished most highly.
In early life she became a member of the First Methodist Church in French Lick and held membership in this church at the time of her death.
She passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ethel Brooks of Racine, Wisconsin, December 19, 1944 at the age of 81 years, 10 months and 12 days.
She leaves to mourn her death two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Brooks, Mrs. L. E. Haelfrisch of Findley, Ohio, three sons, Martin of Indianapolis, Bryan of Seattle, Washington, Thomas of Kenosha, Wisconsin, ten grandchildren, two sisters, Cordelia Mickler of Long Beach, California and Judie Penson of Carltonville, Missouri.
CARD OF THANKS
We take this means of expressing our heartfelt thanks to our many friends for their sympathy and assistance offered during the death of our mother, Mrs. Mary E. Burtt.
We especially thank Rev. C. W. Parks for his consoling words, the pall bearers, flower girls, singers, organist and those who furnished cars.
Martin Burtt, Ethel Brooks, Bryan Burtt, Thomas Burtt, Martha Haelfrisch, Mrs. John Purkhiser.
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Joab Burtt (1849 - 1931)*
Mount Lebanon Cemetery
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In memory of our related Mickler families originating from Dubois, and in honor of the Burtt Sisters in WI, our very dear friends.|
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