Thomas Valliere 

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Peshtigo 
Saturday, January 4, 1919

Grover Resident Drops Dead Today 
Thos. Valliere, Well Known Resident of Grover, Fatally Stricken in Yard

Thomas Valliere, an old and well known resident of Grover, dropt dead at his home this morning. Mr. Valliere was making his second trip to the barn after having finished milking the cows, when he dropt on the way. He was carried into the home, after which he gave one gasp. The cause of death was attributed to heart failure. He is survived by one daughter and one son, Edna and Frank. Mr. Valliere was about 68 years of age.

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Burial on Monday

The funeral  of Thomas Valliere whose death occurred Friday morning at his home in Grover will be held at 1 o'clock Monday afternoon from the home, the Rev. A. O. Nuss, pastor of the M.E. (Methodist Evangelical) church to officiate. Interment will take place in Riverside cemetery of this city, beside his wife. Mr. Valliere was fatally stricken in his yard yesterday morning. While going to the barn he dropt dead. The cause of death was attributed to heart failure.


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Survivor of Peshtigo Fire
Funeral of Thomas Valliere, Old Time Resident, Is Held Monday Afternoon.

The funeral of Thomas Valliere, an old and well known resident of Grover, whose death occurred Friday morning, was held at 1 o'clock Monday afternoon from the family home in Grover, the Rev. A. O. Nuss, pastor of the M. E. church conducting the funeral services. The Rev. and Mrs. Nuss and Mrs. Miller sang "Oh, Think of the Home Over There", "Going Down the valley, one By One" and "Rock of Ages".

The casket was carried by old time friends of the decedent being Dougal Thompson, Mose Roderique and George Leisure of this city. Walter Drewery, Michael Kelly and Frank Dupuie of Grover. Internment took place at Riverside cemetery in Peshtigo beside his wife, who preceded him in death. Thomas Valliere was born in Quebec, Canada, June 30, 1852, his death occurring Friday morning, January 3, when he dropt in the yard, death occurring immediately after. He was 66 years, 6 months and 13 days of age at the time of his demise. He was a survivor of the Peshtigo fire of 1871. 

(note, survivor of the 1871 Peshtigo Fire. Please also seePeshtigo Fire Home Page)


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