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Henry Albert Jontra, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1876
Onaga
Pottawatomie County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1967
Shattuck
Ellis County
Oklahoma, USA

Henry Albert Jontra, long time resident of Gage, Okla., succumbed to a lengthy illness at Newman Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, March 14, at the age of 90 years, four months and four days, having been a patient of the hospital since December 14, 1962, as a result of burns he suffered when his clothing caught fire.
Mr. Jontra was born in Onaga, Ks. November 7, 1876, the fifth child of a family of seven, born to Lewis and Minerva Jontra.
He grew to young manhood in Northeast Kansas and was united in marriage to Martha Lenora McGuire on February 14, 1906.
They resided in Kansas for five years before moving to a farm south of Gage. In 1922 they retired from active farming and moved to Gage to establish a home. As long as possible they maintained an active interest in community affairs. They were members of the First Christian Church in Gage.
Mr. Jontra was preceded in death by four infant sons and by Mrs. Jontra in 1960; three sisters, Mrs. Mollie Wright, Mrs. Rose Godlove and Mrs. Ellen Stevens; and three brothers, Charlie, Fred and Jesse Jontra.
He is survived by one sister-in-law, Mrs. Fred Jontra of Iola, Ks.; two brothers-in-law, Roy McGuire of Holton, Ks., and Marlon McGuire of Buhl, Idaho.
Funeral services were held March 17 at Tessendorf chapel in Onaga with burial in the Onaga cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Lewis A. Jontra (1839 - 1916)
  Manerva Fields Jontra (1843 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Lenore McGuire Jontra (1883 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  Dellis Leroy Jontra (1906 - 1907)*
  Baby boy Jontra (1908 - 1908)*
  Baby boy Jontra (1910 - 1910)*
  Henry Albert Jontra (1916 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann Jontra Wright (1863 - 1939)*
  Martha Ellen Jontra Stevens (1869 - 1950)*
  Charles Ellerson Jontra (1874 - 1961)*
  Henry Albert Jontra (1876 - 1967)
  Jess Lewis Jontra (1880 - 1959)*
  Fred Jontra (1882 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Onaga Cemetery
Onaga
Pottawatomie County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Block 4, Lot 39, Grave 5
 
Created by: Thomas Mick
Record added: Dec 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32172513
Henry Albert Jontra, Sr
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