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Corinne (Wallenberg) Potts

Born - Sunday, March 14, 1915

Deweese, Clay Center County, Nebraska

Married - December 1935

Died - Wednesday, December 27, 1939

Macy, Thurston County, Nebraska

Burial - Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska

24 Years   9 Months   13 Days




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Mrs. Corrine Potts

Other Fairfield News

By Mrs. C.A. Goosic Sun Representative

Mr. and Mrs. William Wallenberg received word Wednesday morning that their daughter, Corrine Potts passed away that morning at Macey.  Mr. and Mrs. Wallenberg left immediately to attend the funeral.

Corrine Potts Wallenberg was born March 14, 1915 at Deweese, Nebraska. When a few years of age, moved to Fairfield with her parents. She lived here until her marriage. She was graduated from the Fairfield High School and taught school in Nuckolls county one term.

She was united in marriage to Woodrow Potts of Macey, Nebraska in the year 1935. To this union was born two children, Barbara Louise and Gary Dee. Barbara preceded her mother in death just 18 days, at the age of 3 years, 6 months and 3 days. Mrs. Potts leaves to mourn her departure, her husband Woodrow Potts and Macey, son Gary Dee; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Wallenberg; three brothers, Carl of Newport, Rhode Island, William and George of Fairfield; four sisters, Mrs. Ivy Shaw, Mrs. Vera Shunkwiler of Fairfield, Fern Hoyt of Clay Center and Avis Woods of Blue Hill.

 Burial was made at Decatur, Nebraska.

Clay County Sun


January 4, 1940




 Veteran - World War IIHusband - Woodrow Wilson Potts

Born -  Saturday, January 17, 1914 - Nebraska

Died - March 1978

Sioux City Hospital

Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

Father - John Potts

Born - November 1876 - Missouri

Mother - Malissa Potts

Born - October 1875 - Missouri


Woodrow Potts

Woodrow Wilson Potts, 63, 215 Kansas Ave., died Wednesday

in a Sioux City hospital.


Mr. Potts was born January 17, 1915, at Decatur, Nebraska.

He was a World War II veteran and was a retired construction worker.


Services will be at 2:30 p.m., Friday in the Munderloh Funeral Home in Walthill, Nebraska. The Reverend Russell Maryott will officiate.
Burial will be in the Decatur Cemetery.


Survivors include a son, Gary of Sioux City; and a daughter, Miss

Shannon Potts of Sioux City; three brothers, John and Fred, both

of Walthill and Jess of Omaha; and six sisters, Mrs. Frank (Octavia)

Jenkins of Dakota City, and Mrs. Nola Hightree, Mrs. Peggy Nelson, Mrs. Mary McClain and Mrs. Nettie Butrous, all of Omaha and Mrs. Stella Gilson of Walthill.





Daughter - Barbara Louise Potts

Born - June 9, 1933

Walthill, Thurston County, Nebraska

Died - December 12, 1939

(Died of Diphtheria)

3 Years   6 Months   3 Days


Son - Gary Dee Potts

Born -October 1939



Sister - Alvina (Wallenberg) Shaw

Born - December 17, 1900


Brother - Carl Wallenberg

Born - November 8, 1903

Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas

Married - May 31, 1930

First Baptist Church

San Diego, California

Died - June 20, 1971 - Massachusetts

Buried - Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Wife -Ora B. (Schurman) Wallenberg

Born - August 3, 1909 - Massachusetts

Died - November 30,  2002  - Plymouth, Massachusetts


 Veteran - World War IIBrother - William August Wallenberg

"Bill Wallenberg"

Born - April 1, 1906

 Veteran - World War IIBrother - George W. Wallenberg

Born - September 15, 1907


Sister - Vera (Wallenberg)  Shunkwiler

Born - July 22, 1910

Sister - Fern (Wallenberg) Hoyt

Born - January 3, 1913

Sister - Avis (Wallenberg) Woods

Born - September 17, 1917



Father - William Henry Wallenberg

Mother - Christina (Muller) Wallenberg



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