Saturday, January 4, 1919
Grover Resident Drops Dead Today
Thos. Valliere, Well Known Resident of Grover, Fatally Stricken
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.
Burial on Monday
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.
Survivor of Peshtigo Fire
Funeral of Thomas Valliere, Old Time
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".
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 see: Peshtigo
Fire Home Page)
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