DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
Laura Wilmetta "Metta" Hanes Wagner Atwater
Contributed by Roselyn Wells
"The Elkhart Truth" Elkhart, IN March 19, 1962
MRS. LAURA W. ATWATER, GOSHEN - Mrs. Laura Wilmetta Atwater, 87 of
303 E. Washington died in Goshen Hospital this morning. She had been
ill six months. Mrs. Atwater, widow of Walter Atwater, formerly operated
an alterations shop in this community more than 50 years. She was born
at Butler March 8, 1975 and married Mr. Atwater Sept. 26, 1936. He died
July 8, 1958. Surviving are a daughter, Mr. Virgil Hardin, Lagrange,
a sister, Mr. Clara McCague, Butler, seven grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Atwater was a member of St. John's Catholic Church here and of the Lagrange
Catholic church Holy Name Society. Services are tentatively set for
10 a.m. Wednesday in St. John's Church. Burial will be in Violett Cemetery.
Friends may call at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home after 7 this evening."