|Birth: ||Jul. 24, 1885|
|Death: ||Nov. 2, 1972|
Mrs. Mary Altus, 87, Dies; Rites Held Saturday
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Altus, 87, of Leroy were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Pauls United Church of Christ in Gerald with Rev. Otto Marshall officiating. Burial was in Gerald Cemetery.
Mrs. Altus died Thursday morning in a West hospital.
Mrs. Altus was born in Robinson and had lived in the Leroy area 60 years. She was a member of St. Pauls United Church of Christ in Gerald. Mrs. Altus husband, Willie Altus, died in 1958.
Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Louis (Syrana) Snider of Leroy; three sons, Rudolph Altus and Herbert Altus, both of Leroy, and Robert Altus of Sheridan, Ore.; two brothers, Henry Schaepher and Gus Schaepher, both of Robinson; two sisters, Mrs. Lena Stass of Waco and Mrs. Willie (Selma) Peplow of Robinson; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Johnnie Altus, Bob Altus, Tommy Altus, Don Richter, Harold Schrader and Alfred Schaepher.
Kotch Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The West News, West, Texas, Volume 82, No. 30, Edition 1 Friday, November 10, 1972, page 1
Wilhelm Schaeper (1863 - 1937)
Elise Frese Schaeper (1861 - 1953)
William Altus (1882 - 1958)*
Rudolph William Altus (1906 - 1990)*
Herbert Henry Altus (1909 - 2000)*
Gus Louis Altus (1911 - 1959)*
Syrana Altus Snider (1914 - 1995)*
Robert Walter Altus (1916 - 2006)*
Mary E. Schaepher Altus (1885 - 1972)
Louise Lousetta Schaeper Scherwitz (1888 - 1966)*
Plot: Plot B 37
Maintained by: Joshua Cotten
Originally Created by: W & L
Record added: Oct 08, 2009
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