|Birth: ||Feb. 13, 1891|
|Death: ||Jan. 8, 1965|
"Lawrence E. DeFrates, 73, of 2103 E. Ash St., died at 8:55 a.m. Friday at Memorial Hospital, following a short illness. A lifelong resident of Sangamon County, Mr. DeFrates was born in Cantrall, the son of William and Carrie Reis DeFrates. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lutitia and a son Homer. Mr. DeFrates was a member of Third Presbyterian Church. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Fern Walker of LeClaire, Iowa and Mrs. Betty Bravo of Compton, Calif.; one son, Lawrence R. DeFrates of Compton, Calif., and seven grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Ellinger and Kunz Funeral Home with Rev. H.M. Hildebrandt officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery." (Illinois State Journal, 9 Jan 1965)
Lawrence was married to Lutitia Reynolds on January 11, 1912 in Sangamon county, Illinois.
Caroline Reis DeFrates Phillips (1858 - 1926)
Lutitia Reynolds DeFrates (1893 - 1923)*
Fern E DeFrates Walker (1912 - 1988)*
Homer DeFrates (1917 - 1938)*
Lawrence R DeFrates (1920 - 1985)*
Elizabeth June DeFrates Bravo (1923 - 2000)*
Oak Ridge Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 31, 2012
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