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 8 o'clock 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 10:30 o'clock Sunday morning at the Gibson street methodist 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)ibbie Weist of McKaw Summitt, 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, Mrs Tische 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.