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Wanda Lemar Butler Bachorik
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1911
Battle Creek
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1988
Battle Creek
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA

Age 77.
Her adoptive parents are listed in some transcriptions as Shellhorn. A tenacious library researcher in MI found this misspelling in Fort Wayne records. Correct spelling on birth, marriage, census records is Stellhorn with "T". Stellhorn is common name in Ft Wayne area with many in Concordia Cemetery.

Burial 11/28/1988 Ft. Custer National Cemetery, 15501 Dickham Road N. Entrance Svc Maintenance Bldg, Augusta, Kalamazoo Co, MI 49012.

1st Husband Charles Stanton (div)
Their children
Barbara Stanton (Bruce) Olds, of Battle Creek, MI
Charles William "Bill" Stanton of Sacramento, CA

2nd Husband Warren Light (div)

3rd Husband Glen Haskens (div)

4th Husband Amil BACHORIK 64 yrs, 11/16/1919-1/1/1983 Battle Creek, Calhoun Co, MI.
CPL US ARMY WORLD WAR II. Service 12/28/1942 - 12/27/1949. Burial 4 Jan 1983 Ft. Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Kalamazoo Co, MI.

Daniel W. Butler and 2nd wife, Mary A. Slussman married 15 MAY 1900.
Their children
1902 John W. BUTLER Auburn, DeKalb Co, IN.

1904 Sadie E. BUTLER 3/17/1904 Auburn, DeKalb Co, IN - Before 1984

1907 Edna M. BUTLER (?) Bickle, Auburn, DeKalb Co, IN, later of Fort Wayne, IN.

1911 Wanda L. BUTLER, Husband #1(Charles) Stanton DIV, #2(Warren) Light DIV, #3(Glen) Haskens DIV, #4(Amil) Bachorik, 9/15/1911 Battle Creek, MI - 11/24/1988 Emmet, Calhoun Co, MI.
(Adoptive parents about 8 yrs old after father Daniel Butler died 1917, were William J. STELLHORN ABT 1886 Fireman RR, and Marguerite "Margaret" Swifs ABT 1883 both Allen Co., IN.)

1916 Katherine Rose BUTLER 5/15/1916-2/9/1944 (Russell) Wedderburn of Three Rivers, MI, their residence Calhoun, Battle Creek, MI. Married 6/13/1936 Auburn, DeKalb Co, IN. His parents James Wedderburn and Bertha Holmes, Three Rivers, MI.

Daniel and Mary also had 3 small stepchilden Harry 5, Grace 3, Ralph 1, from his first marriage to Etta "Ettie" Shannon, died 1893 of typhoid fever age 24.
Was adopted when about 8 years old after father Daniel W. Butler died in 1919, by FAG #62400245 William J. STELLHORN ABT 1886 Allen Co. IN; 34 yrs. old in 1920 census. Fireman RR, and FAG #62400385 Marguerite "Margaret" Swifs Stellhorn ABT 1883 Allen Co., IN, 39 yrs. old in 1920 census.

1920 census shows Wanda as their adopted daughter of 9 years old. In 1927 she was moved to Battle Creek, MI when 16 years old.

Records show her mother Mary Slussman Butler also moved to Battle Creek, MI after Daniel died.
Battle Creek Enquirer Sunday 11/27/1988
Wanda L. (Butler) Bachorik, 77, of 194 Grove Street, died Thursday, Nov. 24, at the Calhoun County Medical Care Facility, where she had been a patient two years. She had been ill three years.

She was born in Auburn, DeKalb County, IN, and came to Battle Creek, MI in 1927 from Fort Wayne, IN. She also wintered in North Fort Myers, FL for 10 years before she became ill.

She was employed in the laundry at the former Battle Creek Sanitarium. She was also employed by Kellogg Co. for 15 years and as a cook at the Battle Creek Sanitarium. She was also employed by Kellogg Co. for 15 years and as a cook at the Battle Creek Federal Center and Elks Club No. 199. She was also employed by Veteran's Administration Hospital laundry. She retired in 1973.

She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Eagles Lodge No. 299 Auxiliary and also Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 565 Auxiliary.

Her marriages to Charles Stanton, Warren Light, and Glen Haskens all ended in divorce. Her husband, Amil Bachorik, died in 1983.

Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Stanton Olds of Battle Creek, a son Charles William "Bill" Stanton of Sacramento, CA; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister Edna Bickel of Fort Wayne, IN.

Services will be 1:30 PM, Monday at Royal Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church.
Family links: 
  Daniel William Butler (1865 - 1917)
  Mary A. Slussman Butler (1869 - ____)
  Amil Bachorik (1919 - 1983)*
  Grace Butler Blume McLain (1889 - 1942)**
  Harry Marcus Butler (1890 - 1969)**
  Ralph Roland Butler (1892 - 1984)**
  John William Butler (1902 - ____)*
  Sadie E. Butler (1904 - ____)*
  Edna M. Butler Bickle (1907 - ____)*
  Wanda Lemar Butler Bachorik (1911 - 1988)
  Katherine Rose Butler Wedderburn (1916 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Fort Custer National Cemetery
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section C Site 826
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Record added: Oct 09, 2010
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Wanda Lemar <i>Butler</i> Bachorik
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