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Audrey Christine Thornton Altermatt
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1922
Death: Feb. 2, 2016
Mountain View
Howell County
Missouri, USA

Audrey Christine Altermatt, 93, of Mountain View, Missouri, departed this life on February 2, 2016, at Mountain View Healthcare. She was born September 28, 1922, in Roosevelt, Missouri, the daughter of John Thomas and Ada Francis (Pitman) Thornton.

Audrey was united in marriage to William Wallace Altermatt on September 30, 1938, in Pomona, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one grandson, her parents, her grandparents, nine brothers and sisters, several nieces and nephews, and many brother and sister-in-laws.

Survivors include three sons, Doyle Altermatt and wife Sheryl of Mountain View, Missouri, Roy Altermatt and wife Wanda of West Plains, Missouri, and Dallas Altermatt and wife Norma of Mountain View, Missouri; one sister, Lawanda Towell and husband Harry of Manes, Missouri; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, five step-great-grandchildren, and one step-great-great-granddaughter.

Audrey worked at Conway Winters in Willow Springs for many years, and also worked with her husband, Wallace, on their dairy farm. She resided at Mountain View Healthcare for the last ten years and ten months of her life, where she enjoyed attending church services. She won many contests at the nursing home pitching horseshoes, playing Bingo, and bowling on the WII, as well as winning many medals and awards at various Golden Age events. She was a great seamstress and quilt maker, and was a wonderful cook. She was extremely proud of all of her family, and enjoyed time with family and friends, reminiscing and sharing precious memories. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Thomas Thornton (1884 - 1981)
  Ada Francis Pittman Thornton (1892 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  William Wallace Altermatt (1914 - 1986)
 
 Siblings:
  Treva Z. Thornton (1910 - 1910)*
  Loyd Paul Thornton (1913 - 2000)*
  Orpha Olene Thorton Clinton (1916 - 2000)*
  Nola Velma Thornton White (1918 - 2012)*
  Marvin L. Thornton (1920 - 2009)*
  Audrey Christine Thornton Altermatt (1922 - 2016)
  Roy J. Thornton (1925 - 1925)*
  Opal Jenita Thornton Clinton (1928 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Little Zion Cemetery
Richville
Douglas County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Irv and Marietta
Record added: Nov 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100256008
Audrey Christine <i>Thornton</i> Altermatt
Added by: Irv and Marietta
 
Audrey Christine <i>Thornton</i> Altermatt
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