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Paul J. Artzer
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1914
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1999
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Obituary from the Topeka Capital-Journal

Paul J. Artzer, 85, Topeka, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 1999, at a Topeka hospital.

He worked as a sheetmetal worker for Santa Fe Railway for 42 years.

He was born Jan. 11, 1914, in Topeka, the son of John and Mary Schwerdt Artzer. His parents died during the flu epidemic of 1917 and he was raised by his grandparents from the age of 3.

He was a member of the Catholic faith and the Eagles Lodge.

He married Geraldine Birdsell on Jan. 20, 1948, in New Orleans. She survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Donald and Ted Artzer, Topeka; two daughters, Ruth Ann Devlin and Sandra Barnett, Topeka; two brothers, George J. Artzer, Mission Hills, Calif. and Clarence "Curly" Artzer, Topeka; one sister, Sophie Sipes, Topeka; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be at 11 a. m. Tuesday at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Joseph Artzer (1890 - 1918)
  Maria Schwerdt Artzer (1891 - 1918)
 
 Spouses:
  Eleanor B. Domme Artzer (1915 - 1995)*
  Gereldine Lee Birdsell Artzer (1926 - 2000)*
 
 Children:
  Ruth Ann Artzer Devlin (1938 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Clarence George Artzer (1912 - 2002)*
  Paul J. Artzer (1914 - 1999)
  Sophie A. Artzer Sipes (1916 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: JH
Record added: Jul 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94045667
Paul J. Artzer
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- JH
 Added: Feb. 17, 2014
 
 
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