MRS LUTHER CUSTER
Petersburg Observor May 25, 1934
Mrs. Gertrude Morris Custer, wife of Luther Custer of Bloomington, died at a
hospital in that city Saturday night, May 19, after a long illness, at the
age of fifty three years.
Mrs. Custer was born here on November 27, 1880 the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J
F Morris, and was married here on June 5, 1902 to Luther Custer. About
eighteen years ago, they moved to Bloomington where she spent the rest of her
Surviving are her husband, one daughter, Miss Lorraine, a teacher in the
Bloomington schools, and one brother, Earl Morris. One daughter, Dorothy,
preceded her mother in death. Mrs. Custer was a member of the Methodist
Church and of the Royal Neighbors.
Funeral services were held in Bloomington Monday afternoon and short services
were held at the Matz-Colton home here at 10:30 Tuesday morning, conducted by
Rev Young of Bloomington and Rev C B Wagner. Burial was in Rose Hill.
Submitted by: Denny Custer