Elton E. VanAlstine (1899-1951)

The following obituary was found in the March 1, 1951, Lowell Tribune, page 2, columns 2-3: March 1, 1951 page 2, columns 2-3:


Elton VanAlstine, 52, passed away Monday at the Hazel Crest hospital near Chicago Heights, Ill., following a short illness and surgery.

He was born at Wolcott, Indiana, December 11, 1899, the son of Ernest E. VanAlstine of Grant Park, Ill., and the late Mrs. Ernest E. VanAlstine.

Elton made farming his lifetime occupation.

Besides his father, he is survived by one brother, Oakes VanAlstine of Las Vegas, Nevada, and one sister, Sula Phebus of this community.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 3, at 2 p.m. in Sheets funeral home. Rev. K. T. McGehee will officiate. Interment will be in Sanders cemetery.

The Sanders Cemetery records at the Lowell Public Library show that Elton E.VanAlstine (1899-1951) was buried at site R18.

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