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Ella Eliza Welker Niswonger
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1909
Kurreville
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 1991
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA

The Southeast Missourian, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, August 16, 1991

Ella E. Niswonger, 82, 326 Edgewood, died Wednesday, August 14, 1991, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

She was born February 13, 1909, at Kurreville, daughter of George W. and Amanda Bryan Welker. She married Pink Niswonger June 18, 1927. He died August 13, 1974.

Niswonger moved to Cape in 1931 from Jackson. She worked at Superior Electric 25 years, retiring in 1971. She had been a member of Red Star Baptist Church since 1931, was active in the Sunday School Department, and member of Navy Mothers.

Survivors include three sons, Gary N. Niswonger of Jackson, Larry D. Niswonger of Cape Girardeau, Melvin D. Niswonger of Perryville; two daughters, Belle Litzelfelner of Jackson, Faye Schreiner of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Lee Welker of Alton, Illinois; two sisters, Jean Schreiner of Jackson, Ollie Hager of Taylorville, Illinois; a half-sister, Clara Gagnepain of Perryville; 11 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceeded in death by five brothers and three sisters.

Funeral service will be at 11 A.M. Saturday at McCombs Funeral Chapel in Jackson. The Rev. Cy Smith will officiate, with burial in Memorial Park.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 P.M. today.

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Name: Ella Eliza Welker Niswonger
Born: February 13, 1909 in Kurreville, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA
Died: August 14, 1991 in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA
Married: Pinkston Pervis "Pink" Niswonger
Marriage Date: June 28, 1927 in Cape Girardeau County
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Washington Welker (1869 - 1940)
  Amanda Frances Bryan Welker (1879 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Pinkston Pervis Niswonger (1889 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Belva Jean Niswonger Litzelfelner (1929 - 2009)*
  Melvin D. Niswonger (1930 - 1996)*
  Larry Dallas Niswonger (1937 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Benjamin Welker (1889 - 1990)**
  Edward Charles Welker (1891 - 1969)**
  Clara Catherine Welker Gagnepain (1893 - 1997)**
  Charles Chester Hunter (1898 - 1965)**
  Otis Welker (1901 - 1901)*
  Sadie Welker (1903 - 1906)*
  Clarence Welker (1905 - 1986)*
  Fred Oscar Welker (1907 - 1986)*
  Ella Eliza Welker Niswonger (1909 - 1991)
  Connie May Welker Green (1912 - 1937)*
  Dessie Myrtle Welker Newell (1914 - 1987)*
  Cloa Allene Welker Stevens (1916 - 1980)*
  Lyman Lloyd Welker (1918 - 1991)*
  Vera Jean Welker Schreiner (1920 - 2009)*
  Ollie Marie Welker Hager (1923 - 2010)*
  Leslie Lee Welker (1926 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Pink Niswonger spouse
 
Burial:
Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Andrew Paisley
Originally Created by: John Hinkle
Record added: Jul 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15065155
Ella Eliza <i>Welker</i> Niswonger
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Ella Eliza <i>Welker</i> Niswonger
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- brenda joyce
 Added: Dec. 29, 2011

- Christina Bishop
 Added: Aug. 7, 2011
Ella's parents were George W. and Amanda F. (nee Bryan) Welker.
- David S.
 Added: Jan. 19, 2010
 
 
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