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Dr Van Valoris Botkin

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Dr Van Valoris Botkin

  • Birth 17 Apr 1881 Sullivan County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 27 Sep 1963 Delaware County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot Mausoleum
  • Memorial ID 76829579

Dr. V.V. Botkin, 82, 330 1/2 E. Jackson, a practicing veterinarian in Muncie for 57 years, died at Crystal's Country Home in Perry Township Friday morning. Dr. Botkin had been in failing health for the past 10 years.

Dr. Botkin was born in Randolph County five miles south of Farmland. Following graduation from the Ontario Veterinarian College of Toronto, Canada in 1905, Dr. Botkin began his practice in Muncie in partnership with his late brother, Dr. F.L. Botkin. This partnership continued until his brother's retirement in 1926. Since 1912 Dr. Botkin had had his office at 330 E. Jackson.

Dr. Botkin was a trap shooting enthusiast. In 1934 he won the Indiana trap shooting championship.

Surviving are his wife, Maudie; two nieces, Mrs. Hattie Cox, Winchester, and Mrs. Pauline Rossel, Columbus, O., and two nephews, Paul Pegg, Indianapolis, and Eugene Botkin, RR 1, Selma.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Meeks Mortuary.


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  • Created by: Jane
  • Added: 20 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76829579
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Van Valoris Botkin (17 Apr 1881–27 Sep 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76829579, citing Elm Ridge Memorial Park, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jane (contributor 47242360) .