Loretta Dora <I>Lash</I> Baltau

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Loretta Dora Lash Baltau

  • Birth 28 Feb 1899 Venetia, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 8 May 1980 Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Hillside, Map D21, Lot 3793, Space 1
  • Memorial ID 85847183

American missionary to China.

Daughter of John H. Lash and Edna F. (McComb) Lash.

Married widower Rev. Frederick Ement Baltau on Feb. 28, 1931 at 6 Hsiu Wei Lu, Ho Pei, Tientsin, China.
Mother of Edward Ement Baltau, Ralph Ray Baltau, Edna Isobel (Baltau) Johnson,Arthur J. Baltau, and Shirley Baltau.
During World War II, she, her husband and four children were taken into custody by the Japanese and interned at Weihsien Civilian Assembly Center in Weihsien (now Weifang), Shantung Province, China.

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  • Maintained by: Carolyn (Schmidt) Alves
  • Originally Created by: Chris Mills
  • Added: 27 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85847183
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Loretta Dora Lash Baltau (28 Feb 1899–8 May 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85847183, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn (Schmidt) Alves (contributor 47198156) .