Louis Harry Eseke

Louis Harry Eseke

Birth
Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Death 29 Dec 1962 (aged 74)
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Burial Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Plot SUN-N5-28-1
Memorial ID 108586103 · View Source
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Louis first married a Lucille unk. and she passed away in about 1931 or 1932. He later married Elizabeth Jane Markovich Eaton on June 6, 1932 in Coville, WA. Elizabeth was a widow raising an adopted son Jack W. Eaton. In fact Jack used to sell pies to Louis and that is how Louis met Elizabeth. Louis and Betty had one child Beverly Eseke. They also had one adopted son Jack Eaton from Elizabeth's first marriage. Elizabeth's first husband died soon after they adopted Jack. Jack grew up to join the Army Air Force and was lost in action in 1946. His official date of death was later established as January 21, 1946.
Louis worked for the Northern Pacific railroad and drove the old steam engines. He started firing on the Northern Pacific in 1908 and was an engineer from 1917 to May 4, 1959 when he reached 70 years of age. All of his brothers worked on the railroad as well.
Louis was cremated and his ashes are at the Fairmount Memorial Park.


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  • Created by: Linda Weaver
  • Added: 15 Apr 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 108586103
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Harry Eseke (22 Apr 1888–29 Dec 1962), Find a Grave Memorial no. 108586103, citing Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Linda Weaver (contributor 48063409) .