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Stella May "Dot" Reece Biggs
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1917
Greene County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 10, 1995
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

This is my great-aunt on my mother's side. She was a sister to my grandmother. She was the mother of William Theodore Cahall and Rosalea Louise (Cahall) Wildrick. Married Orville Cahall on May 10, 1933. Married Thomas Biggs January 9, 1957. She is buried by Thomas.

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Taken from the May 11, 1995 issue of The South Bend Tribune:

Stella M. Biggs, 78, of Lexington Avenue, died at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday in Memoiral Hospital.

Mrs. Biggs retired in 1966 as a waitress from the Pick Oliver Hotel.

She was born January 1, 1917, in Greene County, Ind., and lived in South Bend since 1939. On May 10, 1933, in Bloomfield, Ind., as Stella Reece, she married Orville Cahall. He died Oct. 11, 1947. On Jan. 9, 1957, in South Bend, she married Thomas Biggs. He died Sept. 6, 1981.

She is survived by a daughter, Rosalea Wildrick of North Liberty; a son, William T. Cahall of South Bend; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother George Reece of Worthington, Ind.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Weisheimer Funeral Home, 521 N. William St. Burial will be in highland Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.

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Obituary provided by:Whispers From The Grave.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Simeon Reece (1863 - 1925)
  Mary Jane Doorne Reece (1886 - 1962)
 
 Spouses:
  Orville A Cahall (1904 - 1947)
  Thomas E. Biggs (1925 - 1981)
 
 Children:
  William Theodore Cahall (1935 - 2012)*
  William "Ted" Cahall (1935 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sadie Flora Reece Hardesty (1905 - 1975)*
  Harry Daniel Reece (1907 - 1987)*
  George Lindsey Reece (1910 - 2000)*
  Zelma Rosalea Reece Payne (1912 - 1987)*
  William Woodrow Reece (1914 - 1986)*
  Stella May Reece Biggs (1917 - 1995)
  Orville Simeon Reece (1919 - 1971)*
  Charles Frederick Reece (1921 - 1966)*
  Walter Benjamin Reece (1925 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Whispers From The Grave
Record added: May 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70382986
Stella May Dot <i>Reece</i> Biggs
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Stella May Dot <i>Reece</i> Biggs
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May you Rest in Peace.
- Whispers From The Grave
 Added: Sep. 15, 2011
 
 
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