Emil Stolz -- 1970
Funeral services were conducted for
Emil Stolz on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Hendricks Funeral Home in Burlington.
The Rev. Carl Cunningham, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church of Burlington,
Emil Christopher Stolz was
born on Jan. 2, 1895 at Wilcox, Neb., and departed this life on July 31,
1970 at Mercy Hospital in Denver. He was baptized into Christ's Holy
Church on May 5, 1895, in Wilcox, and was confirmed in the faith in 1909
at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Bethune. On June 12, 1929 he was married
to Martha Lohr in First St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Burlington.
In the months prior to his death he had been a resident of Grace Manor
Nursing Home in Burlington.
Mr. Stolz leaves to mourn
his passing, his wife Martha of Burlington and eight children: Benjamin,
of Houston, Tex.; Kenneth, Leonard and Herman of Denver.; Bernita Boitnott
of Westminister; Mina Stolz of Brockton, Mass.; Dorothy Roberts of Security;
and Jane King of Burlington. Preceding him in death was an infant
son. Other mourners include one sister, Alice Holter, of Eads; and
four brothers: Otto, of Naponee, Neb.; Paul, of Bethune; Albert,
of Loveland; and the Rev. Ernest Stolz of Greeley; plus a host of other
relatives and friends.
For the service, Merna Carlin
played the organ and Bob Hendricks sang two hymns: "A Mighty Fortress Is
Our God" and "Rock of Ages." The casket bearers Kenneth Stolz, Herman
Stolz, Phillip Stolz, Leonard Stolz, Bud Stolz, and Dick King. Honorary
casket bearer was Ben Stolz. Final resting place is Fairview Cemetery