The death of Mrs. Martha
Jane ELSFELDER, beloved wife of John O (D.) ELSFELDER, and one of the city's best know and
esteemed women, occurred at Friday morning at their home, 117 West Ohio Street,following an illness of several months. Death was due to a
complication of diseases.
The Funeral will be held at Sunday morning at the Gibson streetmethodist church, and the
services will be in charge of the pastor, the Rev.-.N. Willson. The body will be
laid to rest in the White church cemetery. Mrs. ELSFELDER was 65 years old and
is survived by her husband, and six children. Henry and Thomas ELSFELDER of
this city, L. W. ELSFELDER of Poplar Bluffs, Mo., Mrs. B(L)ibbieWeist of McKawSummitt, Mrs. Anna Curran of this city and Mrs. Anna (this should be Sarah, wife of John and my
grandmother) HUNT, northeast of the city. She is also survived by
two sisters, Mrs. David Braselton of Patoka, MrsTische Marsh of Danville, Ili. And a brother Vincent FLINN of Oklahoma.
She was a member of the Gibson street Methodist church and has a large circle of friends
who will be deeply grieved to learn of her passing away
Contributed by Janet (Elliott) Harbison Douglas, 28 Jun 2011.