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 Elsie Ora <I>Offenbacker</I> Alger

Elsie Ora Offenbacker Alger

Rockingham County, Virginia, USA
Death 1 Jan 1973 (aged 79)
Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Elkton, Rockingham County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 57586592 · View Source
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Mrs. Elsie Alger

ELKTON - Mrs. Elsie Ora Alger, 79, of Rt. 2, Elkton died Monday morning at Rockingham Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient since Dec. 28.

Mrs. Alger was born April 20, 1893 in Rockingham County and was a daughter of the late J. W. G. and Fannie Cook Offenbacker. She was a member of the ladies auxiliary of the Jr. QUAM.

On Oct. 28, 1913 she married William Homer Alger who died Jan. 1, 1962.

Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Letha Monger, Mrs. Ruby Jenkins and Mrs. Virginia Monger, all of Elkton, Mrs. Rachel Durham of Glen Burnie, Md. and Mrs. Margie Bowman of Broadway; a son, William H. Alger of Shenandoah; four sisters, Mrs. Lee LaPearl and Mrs. June Morris, both of Elkton, Mrs. Willie Meadows of Luray and Mrs. Blanche Beasley of Inwood, W. Va.; two brothers, Marcus and Mac Offenbacker, both of Elkton; 21 grandchildren, and 27 great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Bethel United Church of Christ where the funeral will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Wednesday by the Rev. S. E. Madren and the Rev. Ralph Jenkins. Burial will be in Elk Run Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Grover and Lenwood Alger, Charles and Nelson Dofflemyer, Mac Offenbacker Jr., Lurty McDonald, Phillip Lam and Henry Morris.

The body will be taken from the Brill Funeral Home to the church 4 p.m. Tuesday. The family will receive friends at the church and at the Alger home.

Harrisonburg Daily News Record, January 2, 1973





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  • Find A Grave Memorial 57586592
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elsie Ora Offenbacker Alger (20 Apr 1893–1 Jan 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57586592, citing Elk Run Cemetery, Elkton, Rockingham County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Jan Hensley (contributor 47153938) .