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Elizabeth M Raikes Preiser
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1917
Cass County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 2009
Cass County
Indiana, USA

Local obituary:

Elizabeth Preiser, 91, Logansport, passed away at 4:22 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2009, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.

Born August 8, 1917, in Cass County, she was the daughter of George and Nora Bowlan Raikes. On March 6, 1938, in Walton, she married Paul Preiser. He preceded her in death August 6, 1961.

A 1935 graduate of Walton High School, Elizabeth worked with her husband on the family farm for over 23 years. She was a homemaker who enjoyed her flowers, bird watching, and making quilts for her grandchildren. She enjoyed all sorts of crafts and had made several clowns for friends and relatives. She was an avid sports fan especially when it came to the Chicago Cubs.

Elizabeth was a long-time, faithful member of the Otterbein EUB/UM Church near Galveston. In recent years, when health permitted, she attended Webb Chapel United Methodist Church, near Logansport.

She is survived by her children, Dennis (Sharon) Preiser,of Kokomo, Janis (Maurice) Frantz, of Logansport, and Mark (Andrea) Preiser, of Santa Barbara, CA; one brother, Merlyn Raikes, of Walton; ten grandchildren, Rod (Rita) Frantz,of Bunker Hill, Sandi Preiser, of Los Angeles, CA, Paul (Melissa) Preiser, of Godley, TX, Tim Preiser, of Irving, TX, Susie Preiser, of San Diego, CA, Mary Beth (Brent) Vredingburgh, of Granger, IN, Mary (Justin) Potts, of Portland, OR, Cori Montgomery,of Santa Barbara, CA, Ryan (Camilla) Langlo, of Santa Barbara, CA, and Dan Preiser, of Burbank, CA; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Paul, Harold, Maurice and Dwight Raikes, and three sisters, Marie Raikes, Elsie Bowyer, and Ina Clements. 
Family links: 
  George Wesley Raikes (1876 - 1954)
  Nora May Bowlan Raikes (1880 - 1953)
  Paul H Preiser (1912 - 1961)
  Elsie Merle Raikes Bowyer (1898 - 1972)*
  Mabel Marie Raikes (1900 - 1917)*
  Ina Ruth Raikes Clements (1902 - 1992)*
  Paul Wesley Raikes (1905 - 1997)*
  Luther Harold Raikes (1908 - 1963)*
  Maurice Estel Raikes (1913 - 2005)*
  Dwight Bowlan Raikes (1915 - 1991)*
  Elizabeth M Raikes Preiser (1917 - 2009)
  Merlyn L Raikes (1919 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Walton Cemetery
Cass County
Indiana, USA
Created by: CryptoGram
Record added: Jul 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39866085
Elizabeth M <i>Raikes</i> Preiser
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