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Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" Flohr De Freese
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1906
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1956
Woodford County
Illinois, USA

Mrs Elizabeth Ann deFreese, 49, died at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday last week at her farm home near Benson.

The body was taken to the Tallyn-Folkers memorial home in Minonk and returned to the deFreese home, where visitation began at 2 p.m. Friday.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St Peter's Lutheran church west of Benson. The Rev J. H. Prange officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery, with the pallbearers being Lester (Ted) Tjaden, Edward Johnson, Louis Meinhold, Edward Eilts, William Oltman and Robert Harms.

Mrs deFreese was born July 23, 1906 in Linn Township, a daughter of Waite and Ann Hansen Flohr. She was married to Louis deFreese April 7, 1926. She lived all her life in the Benson community.

She is survived by her husband, her mother, a daughter, Mrs Leona Aeschliman, and two grandchildren, all of Benson, and six sisters, Mrs Lena Baumann; Mrs Anna deFreese and Mrs Marie Wehking, all of Benson, Mrs Margaret Ruestman of Minonk and Mrs Edith Obert and Mrs Bertha Kalkwarf, both of Flanagan.

Her father and brother preceded her in death.

She was a member of St Peter's Lutheran church. 
 
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 Parents:
  Weert Gerdes Flohr (1882 - 1936)
  Antke Margaretha Hanson Flohr (1882 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Louis Reinke De Freese (1904 - 1958)*
 
 Siblings:
  Engeline E. Flohr Baumann (1905 - 1977)*
  Elizabeth Ann Flohr De Freese (1906 - 1956)
  Marie M. Flohr Wehking (1908 - 1989)*
  Anna Brachter Flohr De Freese (1910 - 2001)*
  Margaretha J. Flohr Kutzner (1914 - 2001)*
  Bertha Lydia Flohr Kalkwarf (1917 - 2004)*
  Edith Wilhelmina Flohr Obert (1919 - 2012)*
  Wait Gerdes Flohr (1921 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Peter Lutheran Cemetery
Benson
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Record added: Jan 17, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13057505
Elizabeth Ann Lizzie <i>Flohr</i> De Freese
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Elizabeth Ann Lizzie <i>Flohr</i> De Freese
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 Added: May. 28, 2006
 
 
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