Selma Kampe Blackmon encourages genealogical research by teaching and writing for the beginner and intermediate family historian. My personal family research includes the main surnames: Schuler, Kampe, Couch, Elsner, Dunham, Dralle, Armstrong, and Koppelmann. The surname locations are IL, NY and CT. Will County and LaSalle County are the main IL locations. Oneida County is the main NY location. Also, I volunteer at NARA of Atlanta.
14 August 2011
Sunday's Obituary - Elsner, George Robert “Pete” (1923-2010)
Newspaper unknown, Joliet, IL
George Robert "Pete" Elsner, age 87, late of Wilmington, IL, formerly of Frankfort, IL died Thursday, February 4, 2010. A veteran U.S. Army W.W. II. Preceded in death by his wife, Shirley. Survived by one daughter, Geraldine Milavec, two grandchildren John (Julie) Milavec, Diane (Rich) Hill, five great-grandchildren, one sister Dorothy Porter, and long time companion Leila and her six children Ron, Deb, Joy, Tim, Becky, and Char. He was a retired carpenter and a member of the Frankfort Memorial VFW post 1493. Visitation Sunday, February 7, 2010 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gerardi Funeral Home, Lincoln Highway at 95th Avenue (one block East of LaGrange Road on Route 30) Frankfort, Il. Services Monday, February 8, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment at Pleasant HillCemetery. In lieu of flowers family request memorials to Frankfort V.F. W. For funeral information 815-469-2144 or 708-754-2144.