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Etta M. Schimmelpfenning (born Seelye)


Gender: Female

Date of Birth: April 11, 1902

Date of Death: January 11, 1980

Birth Place: Manito, IL

Death Place: Washington, IL

Etta Schimmelpfenning

WASHINGTON – Etta M. Schimmelpfenning, 78, of 1211 St. died at 2 a.m. Friday at her home after a two-week illness.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Woolsey Funeral Home, the Rev. Galen Russell officiating. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

She was born April 11, 1902, at Manito, a daughter of Johnathan and Sophania Underwood Seelye. She married Henry Schimmelpfenning Aug. 13, 1921, at Pekin. He survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Clifford, Washington; Louis, Joplin, Mo.; a daughter, Lucille Neubauer, Creve Coeur; a brother, Ray, Pekin; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

A son, a daughter, eight brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.

She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ and the Martha Circle.

Memorials may be made to the church’s memorial fund.

Published in The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois), Saturday, January 12, 1980

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