1912-06-29 WHITAKER ALBERTA WIFE OF WILLIAM
IN THE SHADOW MBS. WIZ.LIAH WHTTAKSB. Devoted friends yesterday afternoon paid a last loving tribute to the memory of Mrs. Alberta Whitaker, wife of William Whitaker, and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Rousseau of this city, all that was mortal of the wife and mother being tenderly laid to rest In beautiful Mountain View. The funeral service was held from the First Christian church, of which the deceased had been a life-long member, and which had but a few years before ben the scene of her wedding, when she had gone out in lite with a bright future. The casket was literally burled in flowers, the floral remembrances from loving friends in San Bernardino and elsewhere being many, attesting to the love for the young woman whose life had been so suddenly cut off, and also sent as a mark of genuine sympathy for the bereaved parents, husband, daughters, sisters and brother. Among the flowers were many very beautiful pieces from organizations, among them being those from the First Christian church, St. Paul's Methodist church, South, from the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Englnemen of Stockton, also San Bernardino, from, the stall of The Daily SUN, and many others. The service was conducted by Rev. George S. Clark of St. Paul's Methodist church. South, and Rev. S. T. Martin of the First Christian church of Rialto. Both spoke tenderly of the deceased, of her beautiful Christian character, and pointing to her life as an example to the living. A choir composed -of Mrs. II L. McGinniss. Sirs. Stewart and J. G. Smith sang "Safe in the Arms of Jesus" and "Asleep in Jesus," at the church, and "Shall We Gather at the River," at the grave. Mrs. Lily Harmon acted as pianist. Interment was in Mountain View cemetery and the Mark B. Shaw Undertaking company had charge of the funeral arrangements. The pall bearers were all selected from the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engincmen, the bereaved husband being a member of that order, and were: K. Chamberlain, C. W. Lamp-son, John McNeil, J. Jacobs, J. H. Lln-dcrman and Frank Brown. Members of the family from out of the city who came for the funeral Included Mr. Whitaker and the two little daughters from Stockton, Mr. and Mrs. C. Kunr.e of Los Angeles, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Rousseau of Riverside, Miss Ellen Rousseau of Los Angeles, Miss Maud Rousseau of Blsbee, Arizona. Other friends from out of town, who came for the last service for a beloved friend, Included Mr. and Mrs. Will Dal- zell of Loe Angeles, Mrs. Ed. Thomas of Stockton, -Mrs. Laura Davis, Misses Nora arid Ruth Davis of Kedlands, Mrs. James cave of Redlands and Mrs. Joseph Maloney of Wateonville.