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Elvira Mary Poth Buntyn
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Birth: May 17, 1887
Moulton
Lavaca County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1973
Yoakum
DeWitt County
Texas, USA

Mrs. Elvira Buntyn
Yoakum - Mrs. Elvira Buntyn of Yoakum died at 6 P.M. Friday, February 2, 1973 in Stevens Nursing Home, Yoakum, at the age of 85 years, 8 months and 15 days.
Funeral services were held Sunday, February 4 at 2 P.M. at St. Ann's Catholic Church at Hochheim with the Rev. Michael O'Shaughnessy officiating.
Burial followed in St. Ann's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Gerhardt Gerdes, Leslie Kaiser, James Crawford, Henry Crawford, Jr., H. Thomas and Joe Buntyn.
Mrs. Buntyn, nee Elvira Poth, was born in Lavaca County, May 17, 1887, the daughter of Jacob and Anna (Laake) Poth.
Surviving are one son, L.P. Buntyn; two daughters, Mrs. Rita Golden of Corpus Christi, Mrs. H.E. Crawford of Yoakum; one brother, Louis Poth of Yoakum; ten grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Richard J. Poth, November 5, 1959; E.B. Poth Sr., January 21, 1962; Charles J., A.H. and Ewald Poth.

Shiner Gazette - Shiner, Texas, Thursday, February 15, 1973

NOTE: Obituary has errors.
Burial was in the Poth Cemetery, adjacent to St. Ann's Church and St. Ann's Cemetery.
Pallbearers included Gerhardt Gerdes, Leslie Kaiser, James Crawford, Henry Edward Crawford Jr., Thomas J. Buntyn and Joseph S. Buntyn.
Elvira Poth Buntyn was born in Old Moulton and lived there till her family moved to DeWitt County in 1890.
Survivors include son Louis P. Buntyn (Jake of San Antonio), daughters Mrs. Rita Golden (Corpus Christi) and Mrs. Annaline Crawford (Hochheim); one younger brother, Louis Poth (Hochheim Prairie) and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by parents, husband Whitman H. Buntyn and 12 siblings: Jacob Jr. (1891), William (1941), Edward (1941), Anna (1941), Norman (1951), Arnold (1955), Clara (1955), Arthur (1956), Richard (1959), Edmund "EB" (1962), Ewald (1964) and Charles (1964).

(submitter: Rebecca Golden Herder, granddaughter) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Richard Poth (1843 - 1912)
  Anna Angela Laake Poth (1846 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Whitman Henderson Buntyn (1882 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Annaline Christine Buntyn Crawford (1916 - 1988)*
  Rita Ellestine Buntyn Golden (1921 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Richard James Poth (1866 - 1959)*
  Edward William Poth (1868 - 1941)*
  Arnold Henry Poth (1874 - 1955)*
  Anna Dona Poth Gerhardt (1875 - 1941)*
  Jacob Poth (1877 - 1891)*
  Ewald Jacob Poth (1887 - 1964)*
  Elvira Mary Poth Buntyn (1887 - 1973)
  Louis Joseph Poth (1889 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Elvira Buntyn / 1887 - 1972
 
Note: widow of Whitman Henderson Buntyn and Herman Adolph Kempen / daughter of Jacob Richard Poth and Anna Angela Laake / mother of 3 / DOD on tombstone incorrect
 
Burial:
Saint Ann Catholic Church Cemetery
Yoakum
DeWitt County
Texas, USA
Plot: Poth Cemetery
 
Created by: rebecca
Record added: Oct 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43663570
Elvira Mary <i>Poth</i> Buntyn
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