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 Maude Marie “Mom” <I>James</I> Burtch

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Maude Marie “Mom” James Burtch

  • Birth 29 Aug 1884 Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 10 May 1985 Aurora, Arapahoe County, Colorado, USA
  • Burial Howard, Elk County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 6580948

"Mom" Burtch lived to be 100 years, 8 months, and 12 days of age.

Maude Marie James was born August 29, 1884 in Decatur, Illinois, the daughter of Josiah Moses James & Lizzie (Clark) James.

Maude, "Mom", resided in a nursing home in Aurora, Colorado at the time of her death. She resided in Chanute, Kansas for many years.

She was known by all friends and family as "Mom".

Her death certificate and grave stone say that she was born in 1886, ....but thorough research has proven that she actually was born in 1884.

She was the mother of Helen A. (Burtch) Bower and of Donald DeVere Strope.

Maude was preceded in death by her husband, Norman; and her daughter, Helen Bower.


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  • Originally Created by: TiogaRose
  • Added: 6 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6580948
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maude Marie “Mom” James Burtch (29 Aug 1884–10 May 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6580948, citing Grace Lawn Cemetery, Howard, Elk County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by jenpa (contributor 46955481) .