Elizabeth “Lizzie” <I>Seeger</I> Wellsandt

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Elizabeth “Lizzie” Seeger Wellsandt

Death 9 Feb 1968 (aged 90)
Adams County, Washington, USA
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 15382826 · View Source
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Ritzville Journal-Times
Thursday, February 15, 1968

Elise Wellsandt Funeral Service is Held Tuesday
Mrs. Elise Wellsandt died Friday of last week. She was 90 years of age. Funeral services were held at Emanuel Lutheran church Tuesday afternoon with the Rev. Floyd Yokers conducting the service.

Elise was born in Germany on September 9, 1877, the daughter of Friederick and Caroline Seeger. She came to this country with her parents in 1886. The lived in Wisconsin for a short time, then moved to Sprague. Elise lived at Sprague until her marriage September 9, 1894, at Ritzville to August Wellsandt, Sr. The couple homesteaded five miles east of Ritzville. In 1910 they built a home just outside of Ritzville. Mr. and Mrs. Wellsandt lived there until 1938 when they retired and moved into
Ritzville. Her husband died in 1952, and two sons, Walter and August Wellsandt, Jr., preceded their mother in death. She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran church.

Three daughters survive, Mrs. Elsie Ott of Ritzville, Mrs. Quay (Sophia) Sewell of Spokane and Mrs. Joe T. Smith of Ritzville. Ted Wellsandt, a son, survives. Bruce Hille sang "My God and I" at the funeral. Mrs. Orville Moeller was organ accompanist. Pallbearers were Dennis and Donald Wellsandt, Gayle Gering, Lloyd Bourne, Robert Ott and Johnny Evans. Burial was in the Lutheran cemetery.
Danekas Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.
1920 US Census Record

Name: Elizabeth Wellsandt
Home in 1920: Ritzville, Adams Co., Washington
Age: 41 years
BirthPlace: Germany
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouses's Name: August
Father's Birth Place: Germany
Mother's name: Caroline
Mother's Birth Place: Germany
Marital status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Female
Year of immigration: 1887
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

All Household Members: Name Age
August Wellsandt 54
Elizabeth Wellsandt 41
Sophia Wellsandt 22
Theodore Wellsandt 19
Walter Wellsandt 15
August Wellsandt 11
Esther Wellsandt 1 10/12
Caroline Seeger 85 (Mother)
Washington Death Index
1940-1996 Record

Name: Elise Wellsandt
Place of Death: Adams
Date of Death: 09 Feb 1968
Residence: Adams
Gender: F
Certificate: 002669
Social Security Death Index Record

Name: Lizzie Wellsandt
Last Residence: Ritzville, Adams Co., Washington
Born: 12 Jul 1877
Died: Feb 1968
State (Year) SSN issued: Washington (1963 )


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  • Created by: Arthur Allen Moore III
  • Added: 15 Aug 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15382826
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth “Lizzie” Seeger Wellsandt (9 Sep 1877–9 Feb 1968), Find a Grave Memorial ID 15382826, citing Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Arthur Allen Moore III (contributor 46828136) .