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Otto Friedrich Elze
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Birth: Nov. 9, 1885
Death: Aug. 30, 1980


Westcliffe, Colorado
Wet Mountain Tribune - Thursday, September 4, 1980
Otto Fred Elze dies at age of 94: Funeral services will be held Sept. 4 at 1:30 pm for Otto Fred Elze, late of Westcliffe. He died Aug 30 at his home at the age of 94. Services will be held at the Menzel Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jon Bredhoft officiating. Accompanying the congregational singing during the service will be Laura McIntosh. Serving as pallbearers will be Bill Elze, Jr., John Lindloff, Harold Schwarz, Alvin Lange, David Lange and Fritz Erps. Elze was born Nov. 9, 1885 at Westcliffe. He moved into town from his ranch in 1943. Later he was employed in a number of jobs. He was a member of the Hope Lutheran church. On Jan. 3, 1912 in Custer county, he and Laura A. Eikelman were married. In addition to his widow, he is survived by two daughters, Alma Lange and Gladys Elze, both of Westcliffe, and a son, Leo Elze of Pueblo, six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters, Selma Lensch of Westcliffe, Lena Rogers of Santa Fe, NM, Bertha Fischer of Denver and a brother, Fred Elze of Beatrice, Neb. Burial will be at the Hope Lutheran cemetery at Westcliffe, Colorado. Those wishing may contribute to the American Bible Society or Bethesda Lutheran Home in Elze's memory.
 
 
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 Children:
  Alma Laura Elze Lange (1918 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: h/o Laura Eikelman Elze, s/o Robert Carl Elze
 
Burial:
Hope Lutheran Cemetery
Westcliffe
Custer County
Colorado, USA
 
Maintained by: Ann Koch
Originally Created by: HEE
Record added: Oct 29, 2004
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Otto Friedrich Elze
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Otto Friedrich Elze
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- June Hamrick Schaub
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- LOTS OF LOVE PEGGY THOMPSON
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Westcliffe, Colorado
Wet Mountain Tribune - Thursday, September 4, 1980
Otto Fred Elze dies at age of 94: Funeral services will be held Sept. 4 at 1:30 pm for Otto Fred Elze, late of Westcliffe. He died Aug 30 at his home at the age of 94. Ser...(Read more)
- HEE
 Added: May. 7, 2005
 
 
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