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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, Leona KULLA  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, Edna PERKES  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, Etta SELLERS  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 May WESHINSKEY  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, Barbara O'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, Viola SCHUETTE  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 V SELLERS  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: 20 Aug 2017
Cemetery ID: 34
Page modified: 3 Jun 2014