Ellwood Cemetery

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Read by Carmella Krantz, Penney Lemmons, Sandy Falk, Gloria Dettleff and Dorothy Falk
Current as of 10 Aug 1999

Other sources include: City of Breese Cemetery Records and Illinois Veterans Commission 1956 Honor Roll

Also known as Breese City cemetery, Ellwood is located next to St. John's UCC Cemetery, 7 blocks north of Old Route 50 at the intersection of Mater Dei and Ellwood Drive.

Older wooden crosses have disintegrated, some graves are now unmarked.

In addition to the listing that follows, there is a MAP shared with St John UCC, a Plat Map courtesy of John Ratermann, and a Photo Gallery.

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Click on Yellow headings to sort by that column - click again to change the order of the sort
Row Walk Name Maiden Name Born Died Inscriptions and Comments
11 12 ABEL, Adolph--- --- 12 Feb 1927 No stone 
11 ANDERSON, Sarah--- --- 13 Jan 1917 No stone 
---- ---- ARTER, Jacob J.---- 18 Mar 1999 23 Apr 2017  
to 3 BAUMANN, Ino--- --- 1898 Baby - no stone 
13 BECKEMEYER, Henry--- --- 20 Jun 1907 No stone 
14 BIGGERLY, William--- --- 9 Feb 1899 No stone 
13 BROOKS, Robert--- --- --- WIMBERLY, Alice, daughter 
to 3 BROOMFIELD, Louis--- --- 1908 Baby - no stone 
to 3 BURNETT, Lend--- --- 1917 Baby - no stone 
CANGE, Emma--- 18 Apr 1881 28 May 1958 --- 
10 CHESNEY, Clarence--- 29 Aug 1923 29 Aug 1923 --- 
COLEMAN, Roberta--- 1918 2 Dec 1977 No stone 
13 CRADER, William--- --- 21 Jul 1908 No stone 
12 DAVIS, Morgan--- 8 Nov 1852 12 Mar 1922 --- 
11 ECKHARDT, Eleanore H.--- 14 Aug 1909 16 Oct 1996 w/o George 
12 ECKHARDT, George--- 5 Aug 1908 Aug 1999 --- 
11 ENGLEHARDT, LeonaKULLA 5 Apr 1907 29 Jun 1932 --- 
14 EPPING, Theodore--- --- 1 Jun 1903 No stone 
ERICKSON, Rachel K.--- 17 Oct 1979 19 Oct 1979 --- 
30 EVANS, Georgina,--- 28 Jan 1869 12 Aug 1926 w/o James E. 
29 EVANS, James E.--- 5 Apr 1868 21 Mar 1917 --- 
to 3 FLETCHER, O. E.--- --- 1908 Baby - no stone 
GEBKE, Donald--- 24 Dec 1955 25 Dec 1955 twin s/o Lawrence & Joyce 
GEBKE, Ronald--- 24 Dec 1955 25 Dec 1955 twin s/o Lawrence & Joyce 
GEISSERT, Edward--- 29 Nov 1903 1 Oct 1982 Son of Fred & Hannah 
GEISSERT, Harry--- 29 Aug 1905 --- Parents of Joyce 
10 GEISSERT, Pauline A.--- 17 Aug 1917 --- Married 1 Jun 1938 
27 GORMAN, George--- --- 10 Oct 1949 No stone 
GREEFE, Art--- 3 Oct 1900 31 Oct 1980 Temporary Marker 
32 GRIDER, Jane R.EVANS 25 Jul 1891 7 Sep 1969 w/o John 
31 GRIDER, John W.--- 22 Feb 1864 26 Jul 1969 --- 
GRIDER, Marian R.,--- 30 Aug 1923 2 Mar 1999 w/o Maurice 
GRIDER, Maurice A .--- 4 Oct 1924 6 Oct 1980 TSgt. U.S. Army W.W. II 
GUY, Simon--- --- 28 Apr 1938 No stone 
---- ---- HANSEN, John “Pat”---- 14 Nov 1953 21 Nov 2014 Spouse: living 
to 3 HARLE, Emily--- --- 1924 Baby - no stone 
to 3 HARLE, Ross--- --- 1925 Baby - no stone 
13 HARTMANN, Charles--- --- 3 Oct 1910 No stone 
HELDORFER, Albert E.--- 13 Oct 1883 12 Jan 1976 Married 10 Feb 1917 
HELDORFER, Lena A.,SCHUBERT 28 Nov 1885 20 Feb 1983 w/o Albert 
10 HELLMANN, Gordon W.--- 19 Dec 1946 5 May 1989 h/o Sandra, Cpl. U.S. Marine Corps, Vietnam 
HELLMANN, Sandra A.MONDT --- --- w/o Gordon, Married 9 Aug 1969 
HETZEL, Charles--- 4 Jun 1881 25 Jul 1947 --- 
HETZEL, Emma,--- 2 Jun 1887 17 Jul 1955 w/o Charles 
HETZEL, Ralph C.--- 26 Jun 1919 20 Apr 1989 Donated body to Science-Stone in memory of 
HILMES, Charlotte L.GRIDER 4 Mar 1930 28 Apr 1998 w/o Wilfrid, Mother of Charles & Barbara J. 
HILMES, Wilfrid C.--- 22 May 1927 12 Jul 1997 Father of Charles & Barbara J. 
HIRT, Albert--- 20 Aug 1892 19 Apr 1977 --- 
HIRT, EdnaPERKES 18 Jun 1895 --- w/o Albert 
12 13 HOFF, Mathias--- --- 27 Mar 1917 No stone 
HOGG, Shelby--- --- 11 Apr 1942 No stone 
  HOLTSCLAW, Otis E. "Jack" 31 Dec 1959 17 Nov 2010 Spouse: HOLTSCLAW, Theresa L. Info from obituary 
  HOLTSCLAW, Theresa L.KREITER 1 Oct 1960 13 May 2011 Spouse: HOLTSCLAW, Otis. Info from obituary 
HUTCHASON, Richard--- --- 3 Jan 1939 No stone 
11 28 IMRY, Ola B.JOHNSON 26 Sep 1915 --- --- 
11 27 IMRY, Stephan--- 28 Mar 1904 7 Feb 1980 --- 
11 JONES, John--- --- 6 Mar 1931 No stone 
12 KATHERSTONE, William--- --- 27 Mar 1918 No stone 
16 KILLINGSWORTH, Flora H.--- 1910 --- Temporary Marker 
13 KULL, Charles--- --- 10 May 1911 No stone 
LAKIN, Fern--- --- 21 Jul 1974 No stone 
LAMPERT, Henry--- 23 Jun 1934 8 Oct 1998 h/o of Rita B., CMSgt USAF - Vietnam, Korea 
---- ---- LAMPERT, Rita B.WILLIAMS 22 Sep 1936 14 Aug 2014 Spouse: LAMPERT, Henry (dec) 
11 LEWIS, James--- --- 20 Jun 1916 No stone 
11 LIDDLE, John--- --- 6 Apr 1933 No stone 
11 25 MCGEE, Ennis Ray--- 10 Oct 1920 25 Oct 1980 W. W. II - TEC 5 US Army 
11 24 MCGEE, Genell--- 27 Jan 1904 --- w/o John 
11 23 MCGEE, John--- 22 Mar 1901 8 Mar 1989 --- 
10 MCGEE, Joseph--- --- 20 Aug 1934 --- 
11 26 MCGEE, Marie--- 22 Jun 1923 25 May 1989 w/o Ennis 
10 MCGEE, Stella--- 1877 18 May 1949 w/o Joe 
12 MCKNIGHT, Roy--- 2 Mar 1897 15 Aug 1914 --- 
MEYER, Infant--- 5 Jul 1924 5 Jul 1924 son of Verna & Seloma 
MIZICKO, Keith D.--- 24 Mar 1975 3 Dec 1998 Temporary Marker 
10 10 MONTGOMERY, EttaSELLERS 1870 1943 --- 
MOORE, William--- 29 Jan 1898 6 Apr 1981 Temporary Marker 
14 MUELLER, Anna--- --- 2 Jun 1898 No stone 
17 MUELLER, Joseph M.--- 15 Nov 1888 21 Jul 1964 --- 
16 MUELLER, Martha G.--- 6 Sep 1892 5 May 1984 w/o Joseph 
NELSON, Milford "Cotton"--- 27 Sep 1937 28 Jul 1987 h/o Elli, Coal Miner. Father of Michelle & Douglas 
to 3 NESBIT, John--- --- 1907 Baby - no stone 
14 NOLKEMPER, Lydia--- 24 Nov 1869 7 Jan 1951 --- 
13 NOLKEMPER, William P.--- 21 Jun 1870 2 Jun 1935 --- 
11 OAKLEY, Sherry--- Reinterred in Kentucky Previously in: 
10 20 OESCHNER, Florence--- 24 Jan 1903 17 Jan 1946 --- 
to 3 OFFILL, Stall--- --- 1904 Baby - no stone 
18 OGLES, Bessie MayWESHINSKEY 29 May 1905 2 Feb 1991 w/o Terry 
19 OGLES, Terry Fon--- 10 Apr 1905 15 May 1973 --- 
26 OLIVER, Marie J.--- --- 16 Jun 1966 Born in Belgium, died in Breese, Mother 
PAK, Sa Sin--- 7 Mar 1939 23 Jan 1971 --- 
PALSENBERGER, Dale L. Jr.--- 22 Feb 1980 22 Feb 1980 s/o Dale & Sandy 
10 28 PFISTER, Ruth--- 1916 1998 --- 
10 21 QUATRO, Charles V.--- 30 Dec 1884 6 Aug 1947 Father 
12 ROBERTSON, Andrew--- 2 Feb 1886 21 Apr 1918 --- 
RUSSELL, Betty J.CHRISMER 7 Feb 1935 28 Sep 1981 w/o Delbert, Mother 
11 SCHAFFNER, Mary--- --- 12 Apr 1932 No stone 
to 3 SCHMEDER, Ed--- --- 1917 Baby - no stone 
12 SCHMEDER, Elizabeth--- --- 30 Mar 1922 --- 
SCHMIEDER, Ione--- 30 May 1917 30 May 1917 d/o Ed. & Clara 
14 SCHMIEDER, Rosa--- --- 18 Dec 1898 No stone 
SCHULTE, Lavern W.--- 20 Dec 1922 5 Jan 1999 Temporary Marker 
16 SEEGRAVES, Gertrude--- 12 Oct 1891 11 Feb 1983 w/o Henry 
15 SEEGRAVES, Henry J.--- 20 May 1883 14 Mar 1934 --- 
11 18 SELLERS, BarbaraO'NEIDA 28 Oct 1919 7 Dec 1979 --- 
10 SELLERS, Joseph--- 7 Aug 1892 26 Jul 1969 --- 
10 SELLERS, Leonard R.--- --- --- --- 
  SELLERS, Mary R.STEINMANN 18 Jul 1943 13 Jul 2014 Info from obituary 
11 17 SELLERS, Ralph D.--- 27 Jun 1912 7 Oct 1978 --- 
10 11 SELLERS, ViolaSCHUETTE 31 Jan 1893 15 Dec 1970 --- 
15 SHEPPARD, Joseph--- 8 Feb 1925 14 Dec 1996 Temporary Marker 
SHIRLEY, Randy William--- 30 May 1986 30 May 1986 Baby 
SMITH, Edgar F. "Sandy"--- 1905 --- --- 
SMITH, Edna L.SANDERS 1911 --- w/o Sandy 
to 3 STEARNS, Charles--- --- 1913 Baby - no stone 
25 STERNER, Bert--- --- 16 May 1916 age 31 yrs. 
28 STERNER, George--- --- 21 Jan 1917 age 63 yrs. 
to 3 STERNER, Lawrence--- --- 1907 Baby - no stone 
26 STERNER, M. Maude--- --- 7 Aug 1912 age 20 yrs. 
27 STERNER, Sarah--- --- 24 Nov 1910 age 52 yrs. 
STEVENSON, Charles F.--- 23 Feb 1914 27 Sep 1980 U. S. Army, W. W. II veteran 
TIEFENTHOLER, Robert--- --- --- Temporary Marker 
---- ---- TIMMERMAN, Jaclene C.MILLFELT 17 Apr 1941 28 Sep 2014 Spouse: living 
---- ---- TIMMERMAN, Lawrence H.---- 22 Apr 1934 27 Jun 2016 Spouse: MILLFELT, Jaclene (dec) 
12 TOMAS, Dave--- --- 22 Dec 1918 Born in Wails, England 
13 TRUEMANN, Thomas--- 9 Jan 1860 10 May 1911 --- 
14 UNKNOWN, Adam--- --- 5 Sep 1984 No stone 
to 3 UNKNOWN, Baby--- --- 1907 Baby - no stone 
UNKNOWN, Male--- --- 18 Apr 1942 No stone 
11 UNKNOWN, Male--- --- 29 Aug 1932 No stone 
12 UNKNOWN, Male--- --- 3 Jan 1923 No stone 
13 UNKNOWN, Male--- --- 20 Apr 1905 No stone 
17 VANDER PLUYM, Loretta VSELLERS 22 Aug 1921 11 Jan 1987 S/W Richard H 
 VANDER PLUYM, Richard H 11 Nov 1916 28 Nov 2006 S/W Loretta V 
10 VICE, Mary E.WILLIAMS 3 Dec 1882 26 Jan 1932 w/o Thomas, Mother 
10 VICE, Thomas--- 26 Jan 1877 3 Feb 1956 Father 
10 VICE, William--- --- 21 Feb 1931 Ill. Pvt. 350 Inf. 88 Div. 
14 WAGNER, Charles--- 23 Dec 1868 17 May 1903 --- 
14 WAGNER, Hattie--- 21 Feb 1878 10 Jun 1936 --- 
12 WALKER, Emma--- --- 26 Dec 1926 No stone 
13 WALLACE, Charles--- --- 22 Jul 1910 No stone 
35 WATKINS, Ada--- --- --- w/o John, Age 68 yrs. 
34 WATKINS, John--- 12 Feb 1859 1 Oct 1925 Father 
33 WATKINS, Pearl W.--- 28 Nov 1896 5 Jan 1925 --- 
14 WERNER, Gustave--- --- 28 Mar 1901 No stone 
to 3 WESHINSKEY, Alvin--- --- 1908 Baby - no stone 
22 WESHINSKEY, Julius J. "Jule"--- 21 Feb 1873 9 May 1951 --- 
WESHINSKEY, Paul J.--- 23 Apr 1907 30 Apr 1907 Baby 
21 WESHINSKEY, Susie Margaret--- 24 Mar 1879 30 Aug 1959 w/o Julius 
20 WESHINSKEY, William Rudolph--- 30 Sep 1900 1 Feb 1982 Son of Julius and Susan 
24 WIMBERLY, Alice--- 17 Mar 1869 26 Dec 1960 w/o Ben 
25 WIMBERLY, Ben--- 2 Oct 1865 31 Mar 1951 --- 
WIMBERLY, Lloyd B.--- 2 Sep 1896 19 Mar 1975 Father 
WIMBERLY, Melvin G.--- 28 Feb 1918 2 Nov 1993 Son 
WIMBERLY, Rose I.KAEHLEN 17 Jul 1898 28 Mar 1971 w/o Lloyd, Mother 
WORDEN, Hullis--- --- 7 Aug 1955 No stone 
13 ZINN, George--- 28 Jun 1829 22 Jun 1908 Co. K, 15 MO. Regt. 
11 ZINN, Maggie I.--- 2 Jan 1880 12 Feb 1947 w/o William 
11 ZINN, William J.--- 26 Mar 1878 7 Oct 1929 --- 

Database table cem_list modified:1 May 2017
Cemetery ID:34
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