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Obituary of Elizabeth Bolender

1919 Jul 29
Fort Wayne News Sentinel


PIONEER DIES AUBURN Ind July 29

Mrs Elizabeth Bolender, one of the early pioneers of DeKalb County died Sunday night at the home of her daughter Mrs Emmanuel Miser on West Night Street after an illness of eight weeks caused by complications.

She was 67 years of age, and had lived in the county for nearly a half a century.  She was born in Stark county Ohio.  She was well known in Auburn because of her residence of some thirty years.  She  was a charter member of the Lutheran church of this city. She had been in falling health since the death of her son Jerry, some six or eight weeks ago.

She is survived by her sister, Mrs. John Weaver of West Seventh Street, Mrs. Joseph Link, of North Main Street, Mrs. Phillip Lung, of Auburn Junction and a brother P C Walborn of Hutchinson, Kan., two daughters Mrs. Emmanuel Miser and Mrs. Levi Wolff both of Auburn.

Funeral service was held from the Lutheran church Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, the Rev S. E. Slater pastor, officiating.

Burial In the Woodlawn cemetery.






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