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 Ruth Rebecca <I>Walker</I> Broeker

Ruth Rebecca Walker Broeker

Louisa County, Iowa, USA
Death 20 Mar 1939 (aged 23)
Linn County, Iowa, USA
Burial Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 5865621 · View Source
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The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, March 23, 1939; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa:

Passing of Mrs. Wallace Broeker

Mrs. Ruth Rebecca Broeker, wife of Wallace E. Broeker, living southeast of town, died at the Oakdale sanitarium Monday, March 20th, following several months' illness.

The funeral services were held at the Methodist church Wednesday afternoon, conducted by Reverend J. A. Worrell. Mrs. Sam McElhinney, Mrs. Ralph Yohe, Mrs. George Green and Miss Marian Wilson sang, with Miss Helen Griffith as accompanist.

The interment was at Elmwood cemetery, the pallbearers being Earl Auld, Talmadge Mehaffy, Work Carithers, Wilford Robb, Henry McKee and Everett Piper. Mrs. Earl Auld and Imogene Auld cared for the flowers.

Ruth Rebecca Walker Broeker was born March 28, 1915, in this county, the daughter of S. N. and Hattie M. Walker. She was united in marriage to Wallace E. Broeker, August 12, 1932. To this union were born two daughters, Beverly Jean, aged 6, and Shirley Lee, aged 2, who with her husband survive. Also surviving are her father and step-mother; four sisters, Elsie Walker, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Mrs. Maud (sic: Maude) Fortner of Winterset, Iowa; Mrs. Myrtle Dotson and Leota Walker of New London; five brothers, George Walker and Clifford Walker of New London; Sam Walker of Marion, Iowa; William and Paul of Morning Sun; two half-sisters, Viola and Marjorie Walker, and two half-brothers, Johnny and Robert Walker of Morning Sun. Her mother and one brother, Ross, preceded her in death.

The following relatives and friends were called here for the funeral: Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Palmer and Jerry Dean of Peoria, Illinois; Mrs. Henry Hillen of Monmouth; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Brenneke, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Taeger, Mrs. Ed. Taeger, Mr. and Mrs. Herb. Taeger, Mrs. Fred Taeger, Mr. and Mrs. Cuddeback, Fred Broeker, Mr. and Mrs. John Rutz and Ed, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Pfadenhauer, Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Taeger, of Burlington; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Taeger, of Danville; Mr. and Mrs. Bert Fisher, Mrs. Jennie Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Broeker of New London, Mrs. Earl Stout, Ft. Madison, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fortner, sons and daughter, Mrs. Thelma Allen and son of Winterset, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Walker and son of Marion, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. George Walker and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Dotson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Walker, Leota Walker, of New London; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Walker, Dorothy Elliott, Kate and Annie Edgar, Mrs. Edgar and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Walker and family of Olds; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Walker of Crawfordsville; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Walker, Mr. and Mrs. John Russell, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dotson of Wapello; Mrs. Vina (sic: Vinnie) Walker and Mrs. M. L. Dotson and daughter of Burlington; Mr. and Mrs. E. Moyers and daughter and Mrs. Lottie Pilling of Mediapolis; Mrs. Grimstead (sic: Grinstead) and daughter and Mrs. R. Richardson and son of Danville; Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Moyers, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hamilton, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Dotson, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dotson and Patience Elrick of Newport.




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  • Originally Created by: Alberta Daniels Withrow
  • Added: 20 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5865621
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Rebecca Walker Broeker (28 Mar 1915–20 Mar 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5865621, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by DW Brumm (contributor 47781608) .