Elma Pearl <I>DeLate</I> Waits

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Elma Pearl DeLate Waits

  • Birth 25 Sep 1884 Kansas, USA
  • Death 28 Jun 1974 Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Westminster, Orange County, California, USA
  • Plot Mausoleum of Sunlight, Tier D, Crypt 85
  • Memorial ID 36886254

Born Elma Pearl DeLaittre, daughter of John and Elzina (Painter) DeLaittre. Her early years were in the Stockville, Nebraska area, after graduation from the eighth grade, she taught school at the age of sixteen.

The family name was changed to DeLate somtime after her marriage in 1905 to William Frank Waits, who was always known to all as Frank Waits.

Elma and Frank had two children, daughter Francis and son Kenneth. Elma ran a cafe for many years in Gothenburg, Nebraska.

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  • Created by: Stephen Kronberg
  • Added: 8 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36886254
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elma Pearl DeLate Waits (25 Sep 1884–28 Jun 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36886254, citing Westminster Memorial Park, Westminster, Orange County, California, USA ; Maintained by Stephen Kronberg (contributor 46985297) .