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Caroline H. Musser

Caroline H. Musser, 92, San Diego, formerly of Woodstock, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, in San Diego.

She was born Aug. 2, 1921, in Woodstock to John and Elizabeth (Schiller) Musser. 

She graduated from Woodstock Community High School and always referred to Woodstock as “Woodstock the Wonderful.”

She joined the U.S. Naval Reserve (Women’s Reserve), commonly known as WAVES, during World War II. She served the nation during the war.  

When the war ended, she moved to Los Angeles, where she had a long career as an escrow officer in the banking industry. Upon retirement, she moved to Portola Country Club in Palm Desert, Calif.

She enjoyed many years of retirement, living as an avid golfer, swimmer and gardener, and had many friends. 

Survivors include a sister, Lillian Elliott, Rockford; two sisters-in-law, Trudy Musser, Las Vegas, and Dolores Musser, Ukiah, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Chambers, and six brothers, John, Joseph, Elmer, Harold, Matthew and William (“Bill”) who was killed during World War II.

Interment was Oct. 19 at Oakland Cemetery, Woodstock. 

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