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Amelia Smith Elser
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1886
Ney
Defiance County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1970
Bryan
Williams County
Ohio, USA

Mrs. Amelia Elser, 84, of Bryan, died at 11:15 p.m. Thursday in the Hillside Nursing Home, Rt. 2, Bryan, where she had been a patient since June, 1968.

She was the widow of John Elser. They were married on Feb. 26, 1908.

Mrs. Elser was born Feb. 26, 1886 at Ney, the daughter of George and Lena (Miller) Smith.

Her membership was with the Trinity Lutheran Church, Bryan.

Surviving are two sons, Guy, of Evansport, and Glenn of Rt. 1, Ney; five daughters, Mrs. George (Ethel) Obenland, of Rt. 1, Sherwood, Mrs. Gail (Mildred) Kimple, Rt. 1, Edgerton, Mrs. Russell (Gladys) Carlin of Stryker, Mrs. Layton (Mary) Partee, Rt. 1, Ney, and Mrs. Harold (Freda) Lipp, Rt. 1, Defiance; 20 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren; and one brother, Ernest Smith of Ney.

Funeral services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Oberlin and Ford Memorial Home, with the Rev. Carl Leach, Pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment is to be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery near Ney.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 11 a.m. Saturday. 
 
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 Parents:
  Lena Miller Smith (1861 - 1934)
  George Smith (1858 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  John Elser (1884 - 1953)*
 
 Children:
  Guy Lester Elser (1909 - 1979)*
  Ethel Mae Elser Obenland (1911 - 1998)*
  Gladys Marie Elser Carlin (1913 - 2004)*
  Mildred Irene Elser Kimpel (1916 - 1994)*
  Mary Ann Elser Partee (1918 - 2004)*
  Glenn W Elser (1925 - 2005)*
  Clifford George Elser (1927 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
Ney
Defiance County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Connie Chrisman Hatch
Record added: Oct 11, 2009
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Amelia <i>Smith</i> Elser
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