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Ella Lite Kauffman - Overholt
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1882
Ogemaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1954
Hastings
Barry County
Michigan, USA

Overholt - Ella, daughter of the late Louis and Elizabeth Lite, was born near
Logan, Mich, March 12, 1882; died at Pennoch Hospital, Hastings, Mich, April 1,
1954; aged 72 y, 20 d.

On June 4, 1904, she was married to Amos Kauffman, who preceded her in death Feb
6, 1913. To this union were born 4 sons (Paul, deceased; Norman, Clarksville,
Mich; Niles, Goshen, Ind; and Glen, Alto, Mich), and one daughter (Ruth - Mrs
Harold Christophel, Clarksville, Mich).

On July 10, 1916, she was marred to John Overholt, and to them was born one son
(Homer, Clarksville, Mich).

She united with the Bowne Mennonite Church in her youth and remained a faithful
member all her life.

She was anemic and suffered from other complications, which became more serious
the last several months.

She was the last of a family of 3 sons and 3 daughters.

She leaves to mourn her departure her husband, 4 sons, one daughter, one
step-son (George, Alto, Mich), one stepdaughter (Lily Emerich, Grand Rapids,
Mich), 36 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives
and friends.

Funeral services were held April 4 at the Bowne Mennonite Church with Daniel
Zook, Ira S Johns, and T E Schrock officiating. Burial was made in the adjoining
cemetery.

Gospel Herald
Vol XLVII, No 17
27 April 1954

 
 
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 Parents:
  Lewis Lite (1848 - 1914)
  Elizabeth Hershberger Lite (1844 - 1937)
 
 Spouses:
  Amos Kauffman (1878 - 1913)
  John Overholt (1880 - 1970)
 
 Siblings:
  John W Lite (____ - 1874)*
  Noah Lite (1876 - 1912)*
  Abraham Lite (1879 - 1887)*
  Ella Lite Kauffman - Overholt (1882 - 1954)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mennonite Cemetery
Alto
Kent County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Jan Davis Ruthig
Record added: May 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70625763
Ella <i>Lite</i> Kauffman - Overholt
Added by: Jan Davis Ruthig
 
Ella <i>Lite</i> Kauffman - Overholt
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