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Sylvanus Harold Stoltzfus

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Sylvanus Harold Stoltzfus

Birth
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Death
19 Apr 1944 (aged 62)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA Add to Map
Plot
Lot 249 Block 9 sp 3,5
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SYVLANUS H. STOLTZFUS
Mill Equipment Company Head Dies of Heart Disease
Sylvanus H. Stoltzfus, 56 years old, president and founder of the General Mill Equipment company, died of heart disease at 8:30 o'clock this morning at his home, 6530 Linden road. Mr. Stoltzfus was shaving when he was stricken. His wife was awakened by the sound of his body striking the bathroom floor. Mr. Stoltzfus directed the installation of equipment in many of the largest flour and cereal mills in the country. He was president last year of the National School of Milling Technology. He was a frequent contributor to milling journals, with his writing appearing in the National Miller, in the American Milling publications, and other periodicals. He was a member of the cereal and grain machinery and equipment industry advisory committee of the War Production board. Born in Knoxville, Tenn., Mr. Stoltzfus had lived in Kansas City since he was 9 years old. His father was a retired minister when the family moved here. He established the equipment company at 2021 Pennsylvania avenue about twenty years ago. He was the defendant in a case involving a motor car accident and was scheduled to appear in Judge Ben Terte's court this morning. When his attorney telephoned to inform him of the hour of the hearing, he was told that Mr. Stoltzfus had died. Mr. Stoltzfus leaves his wife, Mrs. Betty Louise Stoltzfus, of the home; six sisters, Mrs. E.S. Wilkey and Mrs. Robert McClement, both of Sterling, Kas; Mrs. Ed Beckett, Erie, Kas; Miss Ruth Stoltzfus and Mrs. Ed Michot, both of San Antonio, Tex., and Mrs. Frank Coleman, Coatesville, Pa;, and one brother, M.H. Stoltzfus, 612 Dartmouth road.
The Kansas City Star, Kansas City, MO, 19 Apr 1944, p2
SYVLANUS H. STOLTZFUS
Mill Equipment Company Head Dies of Heart Disease
Sylvanus H. Stoltzfus, 56 years old, president and founder of the General Mill Equipment company, died of heart disease at 8:30 o'clock this morning at his home, 6530 Linden road. Mr. Stoltzfus was shaving when he was stricken. His wife was awakened by the sound of his body striking the bathroom floor. Mr. Stoltzfus directed the installation of equipment in many of the largest flour and cereal mills in the country. He was president last year of the National School of Milling Technology. He was a frequent contributor to milling journals, with his writing appearing in the National Miller, in the American Milling publications, and other periodicals. He was a member of the cereal and grain machinery and equipment industry advisory committee of the War Production board. Born in Knoxville, Tenn., Mr. Stoltzfus had lived in Kansas City since he was 9 years old. His father was a retired minister when the family moved here. He established the equipment company at 2021 Pennsylvania avenue about twenty years ago. He was the defendant in a case involving a motor car accident and was scheduled to appear in Judge Ben Terte's court this morning. When his attorney telephoned to inform him of the hour of the hearing, he was told that Mr. Stoltzfus had died. Mr. Stoltzfus leaves his wife, Mrs. Betty Louise Stoltzfus, of the home; six sisters, Mrs. E.S. Wilkey and Mrs. Robert McClement, both of Sterling, Kas; Mrs. Ed Beckett, Erie, Kas; Miss Ruth Stoltzfus and Mrs. Ed Michot, both of San Antonio, Tex., and Mrs. Frank Coleman, Coatesville, Pa;, and one brother, M.H. Stoltzfus, 612 Dartmouth road.
The Kansas City Star, Kansas City, MO, 19 Apr 1944, p2


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