Published in The Rochester Sentinel Monday, March 10, 1975
Mrs. Grace I. APT, 614 Jefferson street, died this morning at 11 o'clock in Memorial hospital at South Bend, where she had been a patient since Friday. Rites are pending at the Foster & Good funeral home. ----- Published in The Rochester Sentinel Wednesday, March 12, 1975
Grace I. APT, 82, 614 Jefferson street, died at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday in the Memorial hospital in South Bend. She had been a patient four days and ill one year. She was born June 1, 1892 in Rochester to Wilbur J. and Elizabeth GOSS BEATTIE. Her marriage was in Rochester to Garry APT. He preceded in death. She had resided in Rochester all her life and was a self-employed seamstress over 50 years. She was a member of the First Christian church, Spanish American auxiliary and a former member of the Rebekah lodge. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Howard (Kathleen) WERTZBERGER, and Mrs. Elliott (Belle) BAILEY, both of Rochester; one son, Charles RAYMER Jr., also of Rochester; two grandsons, Dennis WERTZBERGER, Indianapolis, and James WERTZBERGER, Franklin; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Don E. BEATTIE, South Bend. Three sisters and one brother preceded in death. Private services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Foster & Good funeral home. The Rev. Josef PALAT will officiate. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery here. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today.
SOURCE: Fulton County Indiana Obituaries - 1975 by Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh