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John Edward Lonzader 1883-1941

John Edward Lonzader was born near Dixon, Mo., April 30, 1883 and passed away July 8, 1941 at the home of his nephew, Elbridge Lonzader at Newburg, Mo.

The death of Mr. Lonzader came as a shock to his many friends and relatives. He had been suffering from an abscess, when suddenly his condition grew worse and he lived only a short while.

The funeral was conducted at the Newburg Church of God, July 9, 1941. Rev. Paul Bennett officiated and was assisted by Rev. J.A. Wilson. Burial was in the Mount Olive Cemetery under the direction of Lee Johnson.

The pallbearers were Elbridge Lonzander, Ted Bunch, Ferrell Barnett, Frank Boudenot, Lester Williams, and Price Dotson. The flower bearers were Thelma and Helen Jordan, Norma Guffey and Bernadine Affolter.

He leaves to mourn his passing two brothers, Robert Lonzader of Newburg and C.B. lonzader of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Stewart and Mrs. Lillie Brockman of Newburg and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Lonzader was well-known and had many friends, who mourn his untimely death.

Rolla Herald
Rolla, Missouri
17 July, 1941
page 5

Transcribed by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman

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