1893 - 1981 (87 years)
||Kanitz, Elby Warren |
||9 Mar 1893
||Arthur, Moultrie County, Illinois, USA 
||Milan, Monroe County, Michigan, USA 
|unknown newspaper |
- Elby W. Kanitz, Sr., 87, of 504 Ideal St., died Sunday morning in St. Joe Hospital A2. Died Feb. 15, 1981. Burial at Marble Park. He was born March 9, 1893 in Arthur, Ill. His parents were Charles and Sarah (Smith) Kanitz. He lost his first wife, Lilly Rohn. They had two children, Harold and Gertrude. She died of ___. He married his second wife, Lela (Williams) Blaase Jan. 20, 1920 in Tuscola, Ill. He was a self employed contractor and farmed most of his life. He trained horses for harness racing before he retired in 1966.
Surviving are 4 sons, Harold (Rose) of Chelsea, Elby Jr. (Norma) of Milan, Jack (Joan) of Milan, and Wayne (Marcella) of Fenton; 5 daughters, Gertrude Seleska and Lavona (Her DOB 4-24-31) (William) Dennison, of Milan; Fern (Joseph) Shaffer of Trenton; Juanita (Clark) Mason of Dallas, and Eunice Baisch of Maybee; 5 brothers, Clarence, Frank, Theral, Sylvan and Joseph; several nieces and nephews; 50 grand children; 59 great grandchildren, and a great-great-grand-daughter. He was preceded in death by two sons and three brothers.
||15 Feb 1981
||Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA 
||Marble Park Cemetery, Milan, Monroe County, Michigan, USA
||Williams, Lela F., b. 18 Jul 1897, Illinois, USA , d. 1993 (Age 95 years) |
||20 Jan 1920
||Tuscola, Douglas County, Illinois, USA 
||18 Nov 2013 |
|Born - 9 Mar 1893 - Arthur, Moultrie County, Illinois, USA
|Married - 20 Jan 1920 - Tuscola, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
|Obituary - unknown newspaper - Feb 1981 - Milan, Monroe County, Michigan, USA
|Died - 15 Feb 1981 - Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
|Buried - - Marble Park Cemetery, Milan, Monroe County, Michigan, USA
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- [S781] Obituary - Kanitz, Elby Sr., (Accessed at http://www.marthachurchill.com/mi-hist-LN-k.html).