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Herald & Review (Decatur, IL) - Wednesday, November 5, 2003

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Herald & Review (Decatur, IL) - Wednesday, November 5, 2003

Deceased Name: DECATUR - Barbara J. Ocheltree

DECATUR - Barbara J. Ocheltree, 84, of Laredo, Texas, formerly of Decatur, died 9 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 2, 2003) in Mercy Hospital, Laredo. Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday in Fairlawn Cemetery. Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Ms. Ocheltree was born Sept. 8, 1919, in Rockford, the daughter of Maurice W. and Marion V. Weiss Ocheltree. At an early age she moved with her parents to Pukwana, S.D., where her father worked for Weiss Hardware. She graduated from Pukwana High School in 1936. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of South Dakota in 1940 and later received a masters degree from the University of Wisconsin. She taught English in the Mexico City school system most of her adult life. Surviving are her cousins, Roger Weiss of Bloomington, Minn.; Lynn Weiss of Eatonville, Wash. She was preceded in death by her parents. Street

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Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
Barbara Jeanne Ocheltree
September 8, 1919100Swedish American Hospital, Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States0November 2, 20031684Mercy Hospital, Laredo, Webb, Texas, United StatesFebruary 28, 2016 - 2:49:46 p.m.