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Laura Elizabeth Chaussee
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1891
Vermillion
Clay County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1944
Vermillion
Clay County
South Dakota, USA

Miss Chaussee Dies Suddenly Here Tuesday
Suffers Stroke While at Work; Funeral Services to be Held Friday at Baptist Church
Laura Chaussee, 52, died suddenly Tuesday morning shortly after reporting to work at the G. Meisenholder department store. She left home that morning seemingly feeling very well, but suffered a stroke caused by a cerebral hemorrhage which proved fatal. Funeral services will be conducted in the First Baptist church here Friday afternoon by Rev. Raymond Nielsen, pastor. The Elmore Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.
Laura Elizabeth Chaussee was born in Fairview township, Clay county, November 22, 1891, the daughter of the late Oliver W. Chaussee and Mrs. Celia (Washburn) Chaussee. She attended school there and moved with her parents to Vermillion 30 years ago.
Miss Chaussee worked as a clerk in the McVicker store and for the Hirschfield firm and for the last 15 years has been employed by the Meisenholder company.
She was a member of Juno chapter, No. 44, Order of Eastern Star and of Mixpah chapter, White Shrine of Jerusalem at Sioux City. She was affiliated with the First Baptist church.
Miss Chaussee's hobby was the creation of handiwork articles for her family and friends and at the time of her death she had already begun to make gifts for the coming Christmas.
er father died in 1929. She is survived by her mother, two sisters, Mrs. Lulu Walz and Mrs. Myrtle Fowler of Vermillion; four nieces, including Mrs. Helen F. Rawlings, Sioux City, Mrs. Vivian Anderson, Mrs. Dorothy Graham and Mrs. Glen Farmer; two nephews, Staff Sgt. Robert Walz of Great Falls, Mont., and Richard, seaman third-class, out of San Francisco, and three grandnieces and five grandnephews.
Vermillion Plain Talk, Vermillion, SD, April 27, 1944 
 
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 Parents:
  Oliver William Chaussee (1863 - 1929)
  Celia Dell Washburn Chaussee (1870 - 1954)
 
 Siblings:
  Lulu May Chaussee Walz (1887 - 1957)*
  Myrtle Dell Chaussee Fowler (1889 - 1981)*
  Laura Elizabeth Chaussee (1891 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bluff View Cemetery
Vermillion
Clay County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Block 510
 
Created by: WildGeese15
Record added: Jul 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28257437
Laura Elizabeth Chaussee
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Laura Elizabeth Chaussee
Added by: WildGeese15
 
Laura Elizabeth Chaussee
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Rest In Peace, 7th Cousin.
- James E. Welch
 Added: Dec. 17, 2011
 
 
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