Thursday, December 30, 2010

Meinholtz obituaries : Colorado Springs, Colorado

I was able to locate some obituary information on some distant collateral relatives through the Pikes Peak Library District website.  Using their search engines, I was able to locate these obituaries:

Henry C. Meinholtz
1/21/1948, Gazette, 2

Henry Meinholtz Services Will Be Held Friday

Funeral services for Henry C. Meinholtz who died at his home, 1624 N. Cascade Ave., Monday, will be held at the grave in the Evergreen Cemetery, at 11 a.m. Friday.  Tejon Lodge No. 104, A.F. & A.M. will officiate.  Friends may call at the Law Drawing room on Friday

Henry C. Meinholtz
1/21/1948, Free Press, 16:5

Henry C. Meinholtz Dies At His Home

Henry C. Meinholtz, retired stockman and farmer, died yesterday at his home, 1624 N. Cascade Ave.

Mr. Meinholtz, who was born in 1875, had lived in Colorado Springs since 1921.  He lived for two years in Alamosa, Colo., and retained business interests in the San Luis Valley.  Before that he lived in Okmulgee, Okla.  He had been ill for a long time.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Edith Meinholtz, three daughters, Mrs. Lucille Klinger, Center, Colo., Mrs. Helen Shanks, Salida, Colo., and Mrs. Marjorie Welch, Quincy, Mass.

Services will be held at the grave in Evergreen cemetery at 11 o'clock Friday morning.  Tejon Lodge No. 104, AF & AM, will officiate.  Friends may call Thursday at the Law drawing room.

Mary Meinholtz
3/29/1935, Gazette, 1

Mary Meinholtz Dies At Her Home

Popular College Graduate Ill Only Few Days; No Funeral Plans

Miss Mary Wilhelmine Meinholtz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meinholtz, 1624 North Cascade Avenue, and popular Colorado college graduate, died yesterday afternoon at her home, following brief illness.  Her condition was regarded as improving, when it suddenly took a turn for the worse and death followed quickly.

Mr. Meinholtz, who was out of the city, was promptly notified and his return was expected momentarily last night.

Miss Meinholtz, who was born in Henryetta, Okla., in February, 1911, was graduated from Colorado college last year.  During the time she attended college she was one of the most popular members of the student body.  She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority and the Tiger club.  Before entereing Colorado college she studied at Northwestern university and Colorado State Teachers college.

Last year Miss Meinholtz was awarded first prize in the Colorado college beauty contest.

Following her graduation she entered the employ of the Alexander Film company of this city.

Surviving, besides her parents, are three sisters, Helen and Marjorie Meinholtz of this city and Miss Lucille Meinholtz, who is a student at Lindenwood college, St. Charles, Mo.

Funeral arrangements will be made at the Law mortuary.

Henry C. MEINHOLTZ was my paternal great-granduncle, the husband of Edith Mabel LEMASTERS.  Edith was a daughter of Luman Walker and Mary Keziah (CHEW) LEMASTERS.

1 comment:

Bobby Dobbins Title said...

Hi. Just yesterday I posted Wilhelmine Meinholtz on my blog She was my mother's best friend in high school and I grew up hearing about her. Mother never knew that she died so young. I have no genealogical info about her since we aren't related, but thought you might like to see her story.