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Elzada V "Zada" Slane Sentz
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1875
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 1929
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Elzada Vera Slane was born Sept 23, 1875 near Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois to John Z & Mary Patton Slane. She was one of 5 children born with only a brother Wilber P Slane surviving childhood. She was the 1st wife of Charles E Sentz who she married on Sept 4, 1867 in Princeville, Illinois. They had one child who survived childhood - Laura C Sentz Basehoar. Elzada died on June 4, 1929 in Peoria, Illinois.

June 1929
Princeville Telephone


Mrs. Charles E. Sentz of Princeville before her marriage Elzada V. Slane, daughter of the late John Z. and Mary P. Slane, died Tuesday morning at the Methodist hospital in Peoria.
Her sudden death came as a great shock to the Princeville community and to the many people throughout this section of the country who knew Mrs. Sentz. Funeral services were held at the family residence in Princeville at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon, Rev. A. B. Ryan in charge. Burial was in the Princeville cemetery.
Elzada V. Slane was born near Princeville, September 23, 1875 and dies at 8:45 a m. Tuesday. She was 53 years, 8 months and 11 days of age at the time of her death.
She received her education in the rural school, the Princeville Academy and the South Side Wyoming high school, graduating from this institution with the class of 1894. She also attended Rockford College for one year but at the end of that time was called home by the illness of he mother.
She united with the local Presbyterian church in May, 1906 and was one of the most loyal workers that it has ever had.
On September 4, 1907, she was united in marriage to Charles E. Sentz. To this union were born three children, two daughters and a son. One daughter and the son died in infancy.
She resided at the old Slane homestead until August, 1923, when she moved to her present home in Princeville.
She was an active and loyal member of the church through the years, also an active member of the G. A. R., Parents Teachers, and a staunch supporter of any worthwhile community project.
She was a devoted mother and a loyal wife, deeming no sacrifice too great in the looking after of her household.
She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, Charles E. Sentz, a daughter, Laura Catherine, a niece, Elza Mary Slane, whom she reared from infancy, a brother Wilbur and a host of relatives and friends.
Family links: 
  John Zimri Slane (1827 - 1915)
  Mary Patton Slane (1836 - 1915)
  Charles E Sentz (1877 - 1971)*
  Infant Daughter Sentz (1908 - 1908)*
  Laura Catherine Sentz Basehoar (1910 - 2001)*
  Infant Son Sentz (1921 - 1921)*
  Child Slane (1868 - 1868)*
  Child Slane (1869 - 1869)*
  Wilber Patton Slane (1870 - 1954)*
  Elzada V Slane Sentz (1875 - 1929)
  Child Slane (1875 - 1875)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: buried June 6, 1929
Princeville Township Cemetery
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Div E, Row 3, Lot 145
Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
Originally Created by: John Melton
Record added: Oct 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22076378
Elzada V Zada <i>Slane</i> Sentz
Added by: Bruce Hicks
Elzada V Zada <i>Slane</i> Sentz
Added by: Mel Slane
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