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Elizabeth Marie Loerwald

Female 1909 - 2016  (107 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Marie Loerwald 
    Born 24 Feb 1909  Lindsay, Cooke, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Lizzie 
    Died 17 Jun 2016  Hereford, Deaf Smith, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 21 Jun 2016  Rest Lawn Cemetery, Hereford, Deaf Smith, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I26386  Zellner Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2019 

    Father Charles Joseph Loerwald,   b. 11 Aug 1883, Attendorn, Olpe, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1940, Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Magdalena Kempf,   b. 23 Sep 1886, Celestine, Dubois, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1913, Lindsay, Cooke, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 14 Nov 1905  Lindsay, Cooke, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F9561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frank Joseph Walterscheid,   b. 24 Oct 1900, Cooke, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1988, Deaf Smith, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1929  Lindsay, Cooke, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Vincent Charles Walterscheid, Sr.,   b. 3 Apr 1930, Muenster, Cooke, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 2015, Hereford, Deaf Smith, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    +2. Living
     3. Richard Alois Conrad Walterscheid,   b. 14 May 1934, Muenster, Cooke, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1937, Muenster, Cooke, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
    +4. Living
    +5. Living
    +6. Betty Walterscheid  [natural]
     7. Alvin Oscar Walterscheid,   b. 9 Feb 1943, Cooke, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1968, Deaf Smith, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)  [natural]
    +8. Living
     9. Jeanette Walterscheid  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F9562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Feb 1909 - Lindsay, Cooke, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Apr 1929 - Lindsay, Cooke, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jun 2016 - Hereford, Deaf Smith, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Marie Loerwald Walterscheid passed peacefully on June 17, 2016 at the age of 107, in Hereford.

      A Rosary will be said at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2016, in Hereford Heritage Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 411 E 6th Street, Hereford.

      A Mass of Christian burial service will be celebrated at 10:00 am, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, in Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Anthony “Tony” Neusch, parish Priest, as celebrant. Burial will follow at Rest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home, 411 E 6th, Hereford.

      She was born on February 24, 1909 in Lindsay Texas, the third child of Charles and Magdelyn (Lena) Loerwald. Liz and Frank were married April 15, 1929 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Lindsay. In 1943 they moved the family just outside Hereford where they farmed until 1961.

      Elizabeth was a hard working farm wife and mother. She was an avid seamstress and quilter. She was a member of the Progressive Community Home Demonstration Club. Through the club she helped others finish their quilts. She went to work at the Dolly Sewing Factory in 1975 and worked there until it closed. Elizabeth and Frank had nine children, Vincent, Leonard, Kenneth, Richard, Larry, Betty, Butch, Doris and Jeanette. She had 31 grandchildren, 55 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren.

      Elizabeth is preceded in death by her husband Frank who passed June 6, 1988, her sons Vincent, Alvin (Butch) and Richard.

      She is survived by Leonard and Opal Walterscheid of Hereford, Kenneth and Regina Walterscheid of Hereford, Larry and Randy Walterscheid of Hereford, Betty and Andy Shuvalov of Manor, Doris Welch of Amarillo and Jeanette Rogers of Hereford.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S21] Ancestry Family Trees, Davis Family (new); ejcrdavis.
      Match also found in Ancestry DNA

    2. [S187] The Birkenhördt Project.

    3. [S406] Texas, Marriage Index, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011.