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 Emma Lois <I>Cowley</I> O'Kier

Emma Lois Cowley O'Kier

Birth
Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Death 28 Oct 1924 (aged 37)
La Salle, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Burial Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 131653804 · View Source
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OKIER Emma Obituary 1924 #4

Source: Streator Free Press; Streator, LaSalle, Illinois; Wednesday 29 Oct 1924

MRS. OKIER TO BE BURIED HERE

WOMAN WHO LOST LIFE IN FLAMES HAS RELATIVE IN THIS CITY.

Mrs. Emma Okier, a sister of Mrs. F. L. Anglier of this city who died yesterday in La Salle at 4:45 a.m. as a result of burns received in a garage fire that started when she used a match to peer into a gasoline tank, as near as can be learned, has been brought to this city for burial. Services will be held tomorrow at Wagners at 3 p.m. with interment in Riverview.

Her arms, back face, head and legs were scared by the flames which consumed her clothing, according to reports from La Salle.

Mrs. Okier was born in this city (Streator), and was married in La Salle to Ted Okier, who survives her, ten years ago. Three children survive. They are: Mrs Charles Alberts, Leonore, Fred Jefferson Jr., and Adel Okier. The following brothers and sisters also survive: George of Quincy, James, Paw Paw, Mich., Mrs. Sebastian Ham, Kalamazoo, Mrs. Robert Simon, Elmer Cowley, and Mrs. John Cowley, her mother of Winslow, Ariz. Nieces of Mrs. Okier in this city are Mrs. Clarence Thomas, Mrs. John Overrocker and Miss Elizabeth Olson.



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  • Created by: Marcia Shears
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131653804
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Lois Cowley O'Kier (17 Sep 1887–28 Oct 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131653804, citing Riverview Cemetery, Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Marcia Shears (contributor 46565889) .