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From: nancy bowers <>
Subject: [MOJASPER] Rowena Sturgis obit
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 11:54:38 -0800 (PST)


Sarcoxie Leader Jasper Co MO
May 30 1974

Rowena Sturgis
Mrs. Rowena (Betty) Satterlee Sturgis, 75 died at 3:45 pm Sunday, May 26, in a Sarcoxie Nursing home where she had been a patient since November 24 1973.

Mrs Sturgis was born Nov 22 1898, in Little Falls Minn, and lived in Sarcoxie the past 43 years, coming here from Republic. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Her husband, Ralph Paul Sturgis, died Nov 8 1958.

Survivors include a son, Dr Mack E Sturgis, Hidden Hills, Calif, a daughter, Mrs Lloyd Salyer, Sarcoxie; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Services were held at 10 am Tuesday at the Moss Funeral Home with the Rev Donald Peckham officiating. Mrs Carol Lewis served as organist.

Pallbearers were Ned Barkeley, Bill Sumaza, Pete Long, Arther Baker, Lawrence Faulkner and Jim Massey. Jim Bowman served an honorary pallbearer. Burial was in Sarcoxie Cemetery.


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