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17 July 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Charles Elsner (1853-1941)

Joliet Evening Herald-News, Tuesday, November 11, 1941
pg 3
Charles ELSNER, 89, Dies at Frankfort; Rites Tomorrow
  Frankfort's oldest resident, Charles Elsner, 89 years old, died yesterday in the home of his son, George ELSNER, Frankfort, after a long illness.
  Charles ELSNER, born in Germany, came to the United States with his parents when he was five years old, and most of his life was spent in Frankfort.
  Surviving are two sons, George and Henry, both of Frankfort, and eight grandchildren.
  The funeral will be held from the home of George ELSNER at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, with burial in Pleasant Hill cemetery.

Announcements - Death
pg 16
ELSNER - Charles, Nov. 10. 1941 age 89 years, at the home of his son, George ELSNER, Frankfort Township. Survived by 2 sons, George and Henry of Frankfort; 8 grand children. Funeral Wednesday 2:30 p.m. from the home of his son, George. Burial in Pleasant Hill cemetery.
Charles Elsner