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Walter E Wortley
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Birth: May 6, 1883
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1966
Lake Odessa
Ionia County
Michigan, USA

Born in Campbell township, Ionia, Michigan.
In 1901, he began work for George Weed furniture and funeral business. He married Urah Baine in 1905 and bought the furniture & funeral business in 1924. He formed a partnership with Frederick Baine in 1926 and the business was sold to Clare Pickens in 1946. He continued to assist with the business part-time until a year before his death. He was a member of the Methodist Church and the Lake Odessa Lions Club.

Walter and Urah had three daughters: Mardie Eloise (Mrs. Glen Edwins), Madge O (Mrs. Maynard Leak) and Genevieve M. (Mrs. George Moon).
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph E Wortley (1856 - 1942)
  Elizabeth LePard Wortley (1857 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Urah Baine Wortley (1887 - 1986)
 
 Children:
  Mardie Eloise Wortley Edwins (1906 - 2002)*
  Madge O Wortley Leak (1908 - 2009)*
  Genevieve M. Wortley Moon (1910 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  William J Wortley (1881 - 1969)*
  Walter E Wortley (1883 - 1966)
  Ruth Wortley Cunningham (1884 - 1978)*
  Etta Mae Wortley Darby (1886 - 1969)*
  Howard C Wortley (1888 - 1931)*
  Mary Jane Wortley Campbell (1890 - 1980)*
  Gladys Pearl Wortley (1894 - 1921)*
  Lelia Marian Wortley Lundberg (1899 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeside Cemetery
Lake Odessa
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Ed Smootz
Record added: Aug 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75769824
Walter E Wortley
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