Obit: Sturner, Otto A. #2 (1882 - 1933)

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----Sources: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 12/28/1933

Sturner, Otto A. (13 Nov. 1882 - 24 Dec. 1933)

Otto A. Sturner, prominent Curtiss merchant and president of the Curtiss State Bank, dropped dead on Christmas Eve as the result of a heart attack. He and his wife returned from a visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ostensen, east of Curtiss, Wis. The couple had driven home and Mr. Sturner had placed his car in the garage at the rear of the store building in which they made their home. When he crossed the threshold he fell dead.

Funeral services will be held this Thursday afternoon at the Norwegian Lutheran church at Curtiss at 2:00 o’clock, Rev. W. L. Anderson officiating. Brothers and brother-in-laws will act as pall bearers.

The deceased was born at Lowell, Wis., Nov. 13, 1882, thus reaching the age of fifty-one years, one month and eleven days. He was a traveling salesman for the Salt Lake City Hardware Company for four years and then moved to Curtiss where he engaged in the merchantile business. He was married to Carla Ostensen on October 24, 1922. He was president of the Curtiss State Bank at the time of his death and a member of the Modern Woodmen. He had also served as president and also treasurer of Curtiss, Wis.

He is survived by his wife and the following brothers and sisters: Hugo Sturner, St. Paul; Mrs. Anna Nelander, Curtiss; John Sturner, Holcombe; Hobert Sturner, Holcombe; Mrs. Ben Riplinger, Colby; Oscar Sturner, Colby; Edward Sturner, Salt Lake City; Miss Arva Sturner, Milwaukee; Emil Sturner, Lowell.



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