Matie Catherine Brinkmeier-Sturtevant
Funeral service for Mrs. John (Matie) STURTEVANT, a lifelong Shannon area resident, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Bethel United Methodist Church here. The Rev. Russell Coats, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Brethren Cemetery, Shannon. Friends may call from 7 to 9 tonight at Scharman Funeral Home. A memorial fund has been established. Mrs. Sturtevant died Wednesday morning in Freeport Manor Nursing Home after an extedned illness. Born Dec. 16, 1885, in Loran township, she was the daughter of Henry and Louisa (STEINKE) BRINKMEIER. She was married to John STURTEVANT Nov 30, 1904. He died on February 1965. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Huber (Mildred) HORNER and Mrs. Olla (Bertha) WILHELM, both of Shannon, and Mrs. Erwin (Katie) PLOCK of German Valley; a son, Duane of Shannon; a sister, Mrs. Ervin ALBRIGHT of Lena; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by three sons, a daughter, a sister, four brothers and two grandchildren.
July 16, 1975. Matie was my great grandmother and a wonderful person to know. I hold my memories of her very near to my heart. Submitted by: Julie Sturtevant-Wirgau on 29 Jun 1998