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April 10, 1917

Mrs. Charlotte ALGER, age 89 years, died at her home 8 miles south and 1 1/2 miles east of El Reno.
She is survived by two sons, E. B. ALGER, and H. L. ALGER, and one daughter, Mrs. Wm. BAKER, all of El Reno.
Funeral services conducted by Rev. WOOD will be held from the house at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Interment will take place in the Pleasant View Cemetery beside her husband who died three years ago.
Mrs. ALGER was an old settler in Canadian County and she will be missed by her many friends.
Submitted by: Great-Granddaughter Cora Nason Rattle - Crattle@aol.com

November 21, 1929

The El Reno American, Thursday
Obituary- Mrs. Henry L. ALGER
Larinda ATWOOD, the youngest daughter of twelve children of Mr. and Mrs. Semander D. ATWOOD was born November 17, 1873, in Taylor County, Iowa, and died Sunday evening, November 10, 1929, at 4:46 p.m. at the age of 56 years 11 months and 24 days.
She lived in Iowa until she came to Oklahoma in 1892, where she has since made her home. For two years she has been a constant sufferer, all that loving hands could do to serve her was done, but she passed peacefully away Sunday evening.
She was united in marriage to Henry L. ALGER, December 29, 1892. To this union were born eleven children, all of whom survived but one, Agnes Jane, who died in Infancy. Those at home are, Ada ALGER, Daisy ALGER, Ova ALGER, Albert ALGER, Clyde ALGER, Carl ALGER, Roy ALGER, Walter ALGER of New Market, Iowa, Cealy ALGER and Cora NASON of El Reno.
Mother ALGER was a patient sufferer, never complaining of her affliction. She joined the Baptist church at New Market, Iowa at an early age and was a consistent Christian till her death. As the end approached she realized it was near and was prepared to meet it.
To mourn their loss she leaves her husband and children, one sister, Mrs. Tom ANDERSON of Union City, One brother L. G. ATWOOD of Heartstrong, Colo.Besides one grandchild, Dora Lorene NASON and a large number of relatives and friends.
Submitted by: Granddaughter Cora Nason Rattle Crattle@aol.com

The ElReno Daily Tribune
August 16, 1947, Tuesday

Cathryn Rossetta YATES
Former County Resident Dies
Services Held For Mrs. Yates
Mrs. Cathryn Rossetta Yates, 83, former resident of Calumet, died Sunday morning in a Chickasha hospital after an illness of several weeks.
Mrs. Yates was born in Owensboro, KY, May 14, 1866. She moved from Kentucky to Calumet in 1922 and four years ago moved to Chickasha. For the past few months she had been making her home with her son, Omar Yates, Tuttle route 2.
She was a lifelong member of the Missionary Baptist church.
Survivors are three sons, Charles Yates, Ligon, KY, Omar Yates, Tuttle and Coleman Yates, ElReno; two daughters, Mrs. Bertha Husk, Oklahoma City and Mrs. Mary Brown of Evansville, Ind.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. today in the Wilson chapel with Rev. J.W. Hodges, pastor of the First Baptist church officiating. Burial was in the Calumet Cemetery.

Mrs. Dorothy M. Searles, 42, of 506 1/2 West Woodson street, died this morning in a hospital at Norman after an extended illness.
She was born June 1, 1907 in Caddo county near Hinton and moved to El Reno in 1934 from Geary.
Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. S.G. Turner and Mrs. Jackie Lou Proctor, both of Belton, Tex.; a grandchild and two sisters, Mrs. Laura Cox and Mrs. Vera Thomason of El Reno.

Marriage License
John B. Gravitt, 39, and Lydia Lorene Gerling, 30, both of Oklahoma City.

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September 1991

Ruby Louise MCLAIN
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Louise McLain of El Reno are set for Monday, Sept. 9, in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Calumet Cemetery.
Mrs. McLain passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 1991, in Bethany.
She was born June 14, 1902 at Overbrook, Indiana Territory, and was a long-time resident of Calumet and El Reno.
She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Mrs. McLain was preceded in death by her parents, Marion C. and Cora WATKINS WILLIAMS. She is also preceded in death by her husband, William H. "Bill" MCLAIN; two daughters, Ruth McLain and one son, Homer Richard McLain.
She is survived by daughter, Marjorie Louise PARR of Bethany; daughter Alma ; son Joe; daughter Doris Ann WILKERSON of Union City; daughter Jewell; and son Max.
Also, daughter-in-law, Lois; 21 grandchildren, 44 great- grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones, including Teresa, FL, and Joyce, NC

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