Los Angeles Times, January 3, 1951:
Mrs. Viva Wagner
Funeral services for Mrs. Viva Wagner, 81, former teacher, will be conducted tomorrow at 3 p.m. in Pierce Bros. Hollywood Chapel, with interment in Valhalla Memorial Park. A native of Black Hawk, Colo., she lived at 6318 Riverton Ave., North Hollywood, and died on Sunday. She leaves two sisters, Mrs. Ida M. Feehan and Mrs. Dorothy Olds.
Los Angeles Times, July 13, 1939:
Mrs. Bertha M. Hurtt York
Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha M. Hurtt York,
pioneer schoolteacher of Los Angeles who died Tuesday at the home of her
niece, Mrs. Margaret E. Woodruff, Pomona, will be conducted
at 10 a.m. today at Todd and Reeves chapel, Pomona. Rev. William
Wells of the Christian Church at Reseda will officiate. Interment
will be at the Pomona Cemetery.
Mrs. York, who was 70, had taught in grammar schools of Cucumonga and Chino and later, for more than 25 years, in Los Angeles grammar schools, mostly at Fremont and Rosemont schools. She retired in 1936. Mrs. York leaves two sisters, Mrs. Eva Montgomery and Mrs. Anna Webb of Pomona.
Los Angeles Times, December 21, 1949:
Mrs. Mamie Wilson
Funeral services for Mrs. Mamie Wilson, 71, a teacher in the Los Angeles public schools for 45 years until her retirement in 1944, will be conducted by Pierce Bros. Hollywood Mortuary today at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of the Chimes, followed by entombment in Inglewood Mausoleum. A native of Michigan, she came here in 1903 and lived at 137 S Westlake Ave. She died Monday, leaving a nephew, Jack Bear.
Los Angeles Times, August 13, 1948:
Miss Mary V. Wachter
Funeral services for Miss Mary V. Wachter, 52, of 2254 Kelton Ave., teacher in the Pasadena public schools, who died in Physicians and Surgeions Hospital Monday, will be conducted at 10 a.m. today in the Little Church of the Flowers with Forest Lawn Mortuary in charge. She leaves a brother, David, and a sister, Mrs. Eunice Rowland.
Los Angeles Times, April 12, 1939:
Miss Alice A. Shepardson
Requiem mass for Miss Alice A. Shepardson, 64, retired school teacher, will be celebrated today at 9 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church under the direction of Pierce Brothers. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Los Angeles Times, January 4, 1939:
Van Nuys Teacher to Be Buried Today
VAN Nuys, Jan. 3. - Funeral services for Miss Alice
Wernlund, 50, director of music at the high school here for
15 years, will be conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Little
Church of the Flowers, Glendale, followed by interment in
Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Miss Wernlund succumbed Sunday follwoing a long illness at her Los Angeles home.
Los Angeles Times, August 8, 1938:
Teacher's Funeral Services to Be Today
Funeral services for Miss Edith Emerson Spencer,
English teacher at Lafayette Junior High School, who died
Saturday at her home at 532 North Ardmore avenue, will be
conducted at 3 p.m. today in the Little Church of the
Flowers at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Cremation will follow.
Miss Spencer was a graduate of Stanford University and the daughter of the late Maj. James H. Spencer of the United States Army.
Los Angeles Times, December 18, 1895:
Funeral of Mrs. Shults.
Funeral services over the remains of Mrs. J. H. Shults were held at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon, at the family residence on Orange Grove avenue. They were conducted by Rev. D. D. Hill, assisted by Rev. Mr. Lathe. As the funeral was private, only the relatives and a few intimate friends - the latter including Principal Pierce and several of the teachers of the Normal School - were present. Rev. Mr. Hill, who as pastor of the First Congregational Church in this city had known the deceased well, spoke at some length of her character, saying he had rarely, if ever, known a person of such wonderful qualities of mind, such executive ability, such faculty for teaching, and withal such Christian resignation and such willingness to sacrifice herself for others. The body was incinerated.
Los Angeles Times, October 8, 1934:
EMMA H. WILSON
Funeral services for Miss Emma H. Wilson, 55 years of age, of 449 North Serrano street, were conducted yesterday at Pierce Brothers mortuary, 720 West Washington street. Miss Wilson, who was born at Auburn, Cal., had been a school teacher in Los Angeles for thirty years. She leaves a sister, Mrs. Effie F. W. Davis. Interment will be at Auburn.
Los Angeles Times, January 25, 1935:
MRS. JENNIE E. SELBY
Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie E. Selby, 96 years of age, will be conducted today at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Ivy Overholtzer. Rev. Dean Beal of St. Paul's Cathedral will officiate. Interment will be in Inglewood Park Cemetery. Mrs. Selby, retired school-teacher, was born in Mill Creek, W. Va. She came here in 1902 and lived with her son, Albert C. Selby, 3846 South Cramercy Place.
Los Angeles Times, November 20, 1934:
NADINE M. STEININGER
Final rites for Nadine M. Steininger, pioneer Los Angeles schoolteacher, who died Sunday at her home, 2821 Manitou street, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m., tomorrow from Asbury Methodist Church, 2446 Workman street. Miss Steininger was the first history teacher at Fairfax High School. She was graduated from Stanford University and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She leaves her mother, Mrs. Anna Steininger.