John Daniel ELSFELDER, 79, passed away at Friday (
Funeral services will be held at Sunday afternoon at the General Baptist church in
charge of Rev. J. C. Cummins, pastor of the church. Burial will be in
Surviving are: three daughters--Mrs. Andrew Weist with whom he made his home, Mrs. Calvin Straughn of this city, Mrs. John HUNT, west of Princeton:
three sons, Henry ELSFELDER and Thomas ELSFELDER of this city, and Wilbur
ELSFELDER of Montgomery, Ala.: twenty-one grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Libbie Orr of Cisne, Ili., and Mrs. Fidelia Decker of
Grand Rapids, Mich., other relatives and many friends. His wife passed away on
October 5, 1917 (her record of death has
Wilbur ELSFELDER will be unable to attend the funeral on account of the illness of his wife.
Mr. ELSFELDER was born in
The decedent was a member of the Memorial methodist church but attended the
He was by occupation a carpenter. Thirty-four years ago he was tank foreman at the Southern railway shops here.
Mr. ELSFELDER resided in
Contributed by Janet (Elliott) Harbison Douglas,