Otto Stoltz (Stolz) -- 1973
from the obituary file
Stoltz, son of Herman and Emma Stoltz, was born near Naponee, February
19, 1897 and passed from this life, June 3, 1973, at the Franklin Senior
Citizens Home at the age of 76 years, 3 months and 15 days.
"Mike", as he was better known,
moved with his family to Colorado to a homestead north of Bethune in 1906.
He later returned to Naponee, where he farmed for awhile and then took
up the carpenter trade.
He was united in marriage to Mildred
Whitney, August 22, 1928. To this union three sons were born. He
remained a life-long resident of Naponee until his illness forced him to
go to the Franklin Senior Citizens Home.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, Herman and Emma Stoltz, and four brothers: Frank, Emil,
and Henry and Paul.
He is survived by his wife Mildred of Naponee; three sons, Raymond
and wife Inez of Melvern, Kans.; Clyde and wife Mabel of Portland, Maine;
and Ross and Lincoln; six grandchildren, Brenda, Cathy, Daniel and Eugenia,
Clyde Jr., and Elizabeth. Also a sister Alice Holter of Eads, Colo.,
and two brothers, Albert of Loveland, Colo., and Rev. Ernest Stoltz of
Funeral services were held Thursday,
June 7, 1973, 2:00 pm at the Hutchins Funeral Home with Reverend Melvin
Brown officiating. Music was furnished by Mrs. Wesley Stone, Albert Shaw and Mrs.
Lorraine Babcock, pianist. Pallbearers were Cylvan Hackler, John Harrison,
Walter Post, Howard Losey, Lee Conrad, Dannie Melton.
Interment was in the Naponee Cemetery,