Ex-Resident of Wayne City Dies
(Special to The Register-News)
WAYNE CITY, Ill., May 10 -
Mrs. Minnie Butler, 92, a former resident of Wayne City, died Monday at
11 p.m. at a nursing home in Vandalia, Ill.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Christian
church in Wayne City. The Rev. John Samford will officiate and burial
will be in Thomason cemetery.
The body will remain at Combs Chapel in Wayne City.
Mrs. Butler had been residing at the Wilmington, Ill., home for
soldiers and widows of soldiers. She suffered a hip fracture in a fall
last Easter Sunday and was taken to the Vandalia nursing home.
She was married to R.B. Butler, who preceded her in death in 1936. She
was a member of the Wayne City Christian church.
Surviving are two sons, Frank Butler of El Paso, Texas, and E.M. Butler
of St. Elmo, Ill.; a daughter, Mrs. Bertha Peterson of Brownstown,
Ill.; a foster-daughter, Mrs. Gladys Adams of St. Louis; and a
foster-son, Ben E. Miller of Evansville, Wis.
**Note from Sandy:
Minnie was married to Robert B. Butler, a brother of my great
grandfather Washington W. Butler. I have photos of her and her family
if anyone wants to contact me for copies.
Source: Newspaper clipping from my grandmother
Date: May 1950
Submitted by: Sandy (Whalen) Bauer
Relationship - Great grandniece of her husband, Robert B. Butler