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 Otis W Atwater

Otis W Atwater

Shipshewana, Lagrange County, Indiana, USA
Death 8 Apr 1972 (aged 67)
Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Burial Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 109829004 · View Source
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Obituary, Sturgis Journal, Sturgis, MI, Sat. Apr 8, 1972


Otis W. Atwater, 67, of 1008 E. Hatch St., was dead on arrival at Goshen General Hospital early this morning.

He was born in Shipshewana, Ind., October 12, 1904, the son of Edgar Douglas and Belle (Hays) Atwater.

He had lived most of his life time in the Sturgis area.

He was married to Eleanor Fink, Dec. 5, 1940, in LaGrange, Ind.

Mr. Atwater had been an employee of formed Tubes Co., in Sturgis for 30 years, retiring in 1969.
He was then employed at the Croydon Trailer Co. near Shipshewand, Ind.

Surviving are his widow; two sons, Donald E. Atwater, Baltimore, Md., and Robert L. Atwater, Elgin, Ill.; four grandchildren; and one half-sister, Mrs. Blanche Murray, Sturgis.

Friends may call at the Fogelsong Funeral Home beginning Sunday afternoon. Services will be held in the mortuary on Tueady at 1:30 P.M. , with the Rev. Jay DeNeff officiating. Burial will take place in Oaklawn Cemetery.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Otis W Atwater (12 Oct 1904–8 Apr 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 109829004, citing Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Jean Quentmeyer (contributor 46589738) .