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"Obituary - Elizabeth Vits"

Name: Elizabeth Vits

Married: Alois "Aloys" Frank Eck

Death date: February 08, 1943

Death location: Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma

Burial date: February 11, 1943

Burial location: Newkirk Cemetery, Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma

Name of newspaper publication: Unknown

Newspaper location: Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma

Date published: February 1942

"Transcript of the above obituary"

Title: Newkirk Woman's Mass Read Monday

Requiem mass was said by the Rev. Fr. Emil Ghyssaert at the St. Francis Catholic church of Newkirk for Mrs. Elizabeth Eck, Monday morning, Mrs. Eck died Friday.


She was born Fe. 9, 1864, in Trenton, Ill., and came to Oklahoma from western Kansas in 1880 with her husband, Alois Eck, whom she married Jan. 10, 1884.


The Ecks moved to Kay county in 1894 and had resided in Newkirk seven years.


Survivors include the husband, Alois Eck; one son, Joe Eck, Newkirk; and seven daughters, Mrs. Theresa Bahara, Kaw City, Mrs. Louise Thompson, Dexter, Kan., Mrs. Anna Nelson, Arkansas City, Mrs. Matilda Schmidt, Peckham, Mrs. Agnes Buzzi, Arkansas City, Mrs. Lena Daly, Ponca City, and Miss Ellen Eck, Arkansas City. A daughter and a son preceded Mrs. Eck in death.


The casket bearers were six grandsons of Mrs. Eck; Floyd Thompson, John Schmidt, Bernard Bahara, Harold Eck, Merrel Nelson and Leonard Thompson. Honorary casket bearers were six other grandsons, including Donald Nelson, Junior Behara, Edward Buzzi, Claude Thompson, Albert Schmidt and Raymond Schmidt.

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