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Elmer William Ehredt

Male 1900 - 1987  (87 years)


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  • Name Elmer William Ehredt 
    Born 23 Feb 1900  Gilford, Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Oct 1987  Galena, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 30 Oct 1987  Chapel Hill Cemetery, Freeport, Illnois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1508  Thompson
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2004 

    Father William Ehredt,   b. 02 Apr 1867, Guilford Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1908, Guilford Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Emily M Balbach,   b. 13 Apr 1875,   d. 14 May 1959  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1894  Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • EHREDT, WILLIAM married BALBACH, EMILY M., 04/18/1894, F/267, JO DAVIESS.
    • Found notes of marriage of 03 Dec 1903.
    Family ID F511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Myrtle Beetly 
    Children 
     1. Monica Ehredt
     2. Myrtle Ehredt
     3. Charlotte Ehredt
     4. LeRoy Ehredt
     5. Ward Ehredt
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2004 
    Family ID F580  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Derinda Center Store
    Derinda Center Store
    Derinda Center Store where William was born. Woman in background is Emilie Balbach. The man seated with the 3 children is William Ehredt and the children are Art, Elmer and Orion. Taken about 1904.

  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      Just resently Elmer Ehredt died, Son of William Ehredt the son of Martin and Barbara Ehredt Sr.. His wife Mable died Aug 16 1987 & he died Oct 27, 1987 at Galena Stause(?) Nursing Center. Buried Chapel Hill Cemetery, Freeport, Il..

      Obit:
      Wednesday, October 28, 1987, Clinton, Iowa, Harold pg 14
      Elizabeth
      Elmer Ehredt
      Elmer William Ehredt, 87, Elizabeth, died Tuesday at Galana Nursing Home.
      The funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday in Law-Jones Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Blazing, Bock Evangelical Free Church, Bock, Minn., officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Freeport, Ill.
      Pallbearers will be Dale, Mark, and Daryl Ehredt, Daniel and Dean Dittmar, Donald Schumacker and Robert Palmer.
      Mr. Ehredt was born Feb. 23, 1900, in Gilford Township, to William and Emily Balbach Ehredt. He married Myrtle Beetly, Feb, 28, 1924, in Groton, S.D. She died Aug, 18, 1987.
      He was a retired farmer.
      Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Wayne (Monica) Schumacker of Elizabeth, Mrs. William (Myrtle) Palmer of Clinton, and Mrs. Lyle (Charlotte) Dittmar of Galana; two sons, LeRoy of Pearl City, Ill., and Ward of Pittsfield, Ill.; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.


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