Almira Alzina (Brown) LaTurner

December 27, 1891 December 11, 1963

Photo by Deb Curry


Mrs. Ross LaTurner Is Taken By Death


            Mrs. Almira Ilzina (sic) LaTurner, 71, died Wednesday morning at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Alvie Beer, 515 South Bennett street, Bluffton.

            She was born at Wren, O., Dec. 27, 1891, a daughter of Francis and Kathryn Myers-Brown, and she was married to Ross LaTurner Feb. 28, 1914, at Van Wert, O.

            Mrs. LaTurner was a charter member of the Eagles auxiliary  in Decatur.

            Surviving in addition to the husband and daughter are three other daughters, Mrs. M. L. (Effie) Austin of Monroe route 1, Mrs. Mary Alice Garcie of Fort Wayne, and Mrs. James R. (Marie) Yoder of Berne route 1; two sons Marion LaTurner of Berne route 2, and Curtis LaTurner of Huntington route 4; 25 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister.

            Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Thomas funeral home in Bluffton, the Rev. Robert Olson officiating.  Burial will be in the Decatur cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home until time of the services. 

(Thurs. Dec. 12, 1963)


Berne (IN) Library Heritage Room Adams County Obits 1962-1964

Transcribed by Janice Vasilovsk