Obit: Boyer, Carrie Elvesta #2 (1877 - 1955)  

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Surnames: Boyer, Erickson, Schwartz, Wepfer, Zahorka, Lager, Brockhaus, Balow, Brechlin, Carlson, Sossaman, Brocker, Van Slett, Kohl, Wolf, Toutges, Thomoson, Leu, Lindberg, Valentine, Stewart, Olander, Jolivette, Koss, Krueger, Schauf, Winter, Truman, Benson 

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 11/03/1955 

Boyer, Carrie Elvesta (13 June 1877 - 29 Oct. 1955)  

Funeral services for Mrs. Charles Boyer, 78, who died Saturday night, were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Abbotsford armory. Aaron Erickson and Eddie Schwartz were the officiants. The singers were Mrs. H. W. Wepfer, Miss Irene Zahorka, and Mrs. Edward Lager. The pianist was Mrs. Harold Brockhaus.  

Pallbearers for the internment, which was made in the Abbotsford cemetery, were Dwight Balow, Gust Brechlin, Arvid Carlson, Harold Wepfer, William Wepfer and John Zahorka.  

The following grand daughters served as flower girls: Mrs. Darrell Sossaman and Mrs. Norman Brocker, Milwaukee; Mrs. Orville Van Slett, Menomonee Falls; Mrs. Robert Kohl, Beaumont, Texas; Mrs. Walter Wolf, Wausau; Mrs. Vincent Toutges, De Graft, Minn.; Mrs. Albert Thomoson, Morris, Minn.; Mrs. Eugene Leu and Miss Sandra Lindberg, Abbotsford. 

Mrs. Boyer was born Carrie Elvesta Valentine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ely Valentine, on June 13, 1877, at Pierre, S. Dak. She was educated in Burt, Iowa, and was a school teacher prior to her marriage.  

On Sept. 2, 1895, she and Charles H. Stewart were united in marriage and made their home on a farm. To this union four children were born, all of whom survive their mother: James Stewart, Cokato, Minn.; Mrs. Alice Olander, Kalispell, Mont.; Mrs. John (Esther) Lindberg, Abbotsford and Mrs. Vivian Jolivette, Houston, Texas, and a foster daughter, Mrs. Wildred Koss, Muscoda, Wis. 

Mr. Stewart, preceded his wife in death Dec. 22, 1926. On Aug. 27, 1927, she and Charles Boyer were married at Edgar.  

A resident of Abbotsford for 34 years, last year Mr. and Mrs. Boyer went to the Havenet Nursing home at Owen. Mrs. Boyer suffered a stroke and was taken to Victory hospital at Stanley where she died Saturday night. 

Besides her husband and children she is survived by 20 grand children and 34 great grand children.  

Brothers and sisters who survive are Mrs. Bessie Krueger, Atwater, Minn.; Mrs. Anna Krueger, Roseau, Minn.; Mrs. Mae Schauf, Chicago; Mrs. Daisy Winter, Minot, N.D.; Albert Valentine, Burt, Iowa; Jesse, Algoma, Iowa; Herbert, Truman, Minn.; Roy, New London, Minn.; and Clarence, Benson, Minn. One brother, George, preceded her in death. 



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