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Alice Reida Elmore Roesler
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1906
Somerville
Burleson County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1992
Woodbranch
Montgomery County
Texas, USA

Alice was born in Somerville, Burleson Co., Texas, on September 1, 1906, the youngest of four children. Her father was a hotel manager and may have been the manager of the Harvey House in Somerville. The family soon moved and her father, C.W. Elmore, was hired as the manager of the Plaza Hotel located in downtown Rosenberg, Texas, at the railroad siding.
Alice started working at an early age. While unloading railroad freight cars, workers would, occasionally, spill feed grain from burlap feed bags. Alice used discarded burlap bags to pick up the spilled grain at the railroad siding and resell it. While still young, she was hired as a bill collector for a downtown grocery store. Most customers purchased groceries on credit and paid at the end of the month. Alice was given the past due bills and hand delivered them on the street. It must have been embarrassing to have a young child call out your name in public for collections and hand you a grocery bill.
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Alice Elmore Roesler, 86, of Woodbranch Village passed away December 28, 1992. Survived by daughters: Ann Rogers of Spring, Jean Ward of Houston, Charlotte Wright of Woodbranch Village, son: Gus W. "Buddy" Roesler of Oak Ridge North, 10 grandchildren & 13 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Gus E. Roesler. Services Brookside Funeral Chapel, Wednesday 9:00 a.m., December 30, 1992. Pastor Jack Worsham officiating. Internment to follow Brookside Memorial Park. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 
 
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 Parents:
  Caswell Witt "C.W." Elmore (1858 - 1936)
  Alice B. Holaday Elmore (1867 - 1923)
 
 Spouse:
  Gustav Heinrich Emil Reinhart Roesler (1903 - 1992)
 
 Children:
  Jean Odell Roesler Ward (1928 - 1996)*
  Anna Nell Roesler Rogers (1928 - 2000)*
  Gus Walter 'Buddy' Roesler (1937 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Edward Elmore (1883 - 1950)*
  Gladdys Vera Elmore Hunter (1886 - 1972)*
  James Franklin Elmore (1898 - 1978)*
  Alice Reida Elmore Roesler (1906 - 1992)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Brookside Memorial Park
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: William R. Ward
Record added: Sep 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76624171
Alice Reida <i>Elmore</i> Roesler
Added by: William R. Ward
 
Alice Reida <i>Elmore</i> Roesler
Added by: William R. Ward
 
Alice Reida <i>Elmore</i> Roesler
Added by: KAREN LOVY
 
 
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Rest in peace.
- J. Bean
 Added: Dec. 6, 2011
My grandmother, Roesler, may she forever Rest in Peace. From one of the "little ones"
- William R. Ward
 Added: Sep. 17, 2011
 
 
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