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Obituaries 1940 to 1949

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Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland (OH) - USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 72778020
1941/06/16 ~ USA11 ~ Carl Joseph Albietz

New Goshenhoppen UCC Cemetery, East Greenville (PA) - USA
1941/02/28 ~ USA79 ~ Calvin Granville Albitz


St. Peter's Cemetery, Pittsburgh (PA) - USA
1942/XX/XX ~ FRA40 ~ Frank Howard Albitz
Albitz, Frank H., aged 52 years, of Wilkinsburg, died in the Shady Side Hospital at 11:15 p.m., Tuesday, November 10, 1942, of cardiac heart condition. He is survived by his widow, the former Laura H. O'Neal of Uniontown, and two sons, H.B. Albitz of Wilkinsburg and Richard at home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 13, at Wareham's Funeral Home, Rebecca St., Wilkinsburg.


1943/12/12 ~ USA79 ~ James William Albitz


St. Peter's Union Church Cemetery, Macungie (PA) - USA
1944/09/26 ~ USA79 ~ William Harrison Albitz
William H. Albitz died at his late home, Barto R.D., near Huffs Church, yesterday. Born in Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, he was a son of the late Ambrose and Susanna, nee Nuss, Albitz. Of Lutheran faith, he was a member of St. Peter’s church, Macungie R.D. Survivors are three brothers: John Albitz, Palm; Alvin Albitz, Barto R.D.; and Howard Albitz, Pennsburg. Brief services will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. from the Hoffman funeral home, 221 Main St., East Greenville, with further services at 10 a.m. in St. Peter’s church, Macungie R.D., with the Rev. D. C. Kaufman officiating. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.

1944/09/19 ~ USA79 ~ Llewllyn J. Albitz

Catholic Cemetery, La Crosse (WI) - USA
1944/07/24 ~ USA72 ~ Leonard J. Albitz

1944/05/23 ~ USA79 ~ John Franklin Albitz
Plan Rites For Veteran
J.F. Albitz Jr. To Receive Military Burial on Sunday
Boyertown, April 23 - Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs. John F. Albitz Sr., of 518 East Third St., this borough, from the Memorial Devision Office of the Quartermaster General, of the arrival of the body of their son, John Franklin Albitz Jr., 20. AMM 3c, USNR, on the U.S.S. James O'Hara in New York City.
Albitz, who was with the Aircraft Carrier Service Unit No. 8, U.S. Navy, was killed in an auto accident on May 23, 1944, on Green Island in the Southwest Pacific.
When he enlisted in Reading, December 31, 1942, he resided with his parents at 615 Rhoads Ave. He trained at Bainbridge, Md., and was transferred to Jacksonville Naval Air Base, where he was graduated as aviation machinist mate third class. He was also gratuated from gunner's and radar schools. In January, 1944, he went with his outfit to the Pacific area where he was stationed at New Caledonia and New Hebrides, and was awarded a Presidential Certificate of Honor.
He was born in Boyertown, November 16, 1923, attended Washington grade school and was graduated from Boyertown High School, Class of 1941. He was active in basketball and football at high school. He was employed as a straightener at Doehler Die Casting Corporation, Pottstown, and was a member of St. Columbskill's Catholic Church.
Parents Survive. Besides his parents, John F. and Marie (Herr) Albitz, there survive these brothers and sisters: James Henry, of town; Muriel Edith, wife of George Stufflet [Stofflet], Pennsburg; Sergt. Josephine Marie, with the WAC, at Fort Myers, Va.; Jean Anna, wife of Paul Stauffer, Bally; Mary Jane and Marion Kathryn, at home; also the paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Albitz, Bechtelsville, and the maternal grandfather, Mr. Luther Herr, Reading.
Funeral from the Schwenk Funeral home, 124 West Philadelphia Ave., on Saturday at 8:15 a.m. Requiem High Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Bally, at 9 a.m., the Rev. B.H. Creamers, officiating. Military honors will be in charge of Boyertown Post 3487, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Charles B. Yerger Post, 471 American Legion, this place. Interment in the Bally Catholic Cemetery.

1944/XX/XX ~ GER00 ~ Erwin Otto Fritz Albitz


1945/12/12 ~ GER00 ~ Gottlob Julius Albitz

1945/12/05 ~ SWL01 ~ Matilda (Albietz) Stoneham
The death occurred in Brisbane on Dec. 5th of Mrs. Matilda Stoneham, a well known Proserpine resident. She was a member of the Albietz family of Bowen, and leaves a husband and four daughters, also three sisters and two brothers—Mrs. W. Stoneham, Mrs. Max Muller and Mrs. F. Muller (Don River) and Francis and Arthur Albietz of Bowen;
<< Bowen Independent, 15 December 1945 >>

Matilda Stoneham, wife of Mr. Jack Stoneham, died in Brisbane on Tuesday.
The deceased lady recently went to Brisbane to undergo an operation, after which pneumonia caused her death. The late Mrs. Stoneham has resided in this district for a long term of years and was a member of the Albietz family of Bowen. She leaves a husband and a family of four daughters, Mrs. S. O'Keefe and Mrs. W. Wright (Sydney), Mrs. W. Hurley and Nurse D. Stoneham, of Proserpine, and one son Charlie, who is farming in the Glen Isla district. She also leaves a stepdaughter, Gladys Stoneham, and a stepson, Jack, both of whom reside in Brisbane.
She is also survived by three sisters and two brothers—Mrs. W. Stoneham, Mrs. Max Muller and Mrs. F. Muller, Don River; and Francis and Arthur'Albeitz of Bowen. There are also six grandchildren.
The late Mrs. Stoneham was cremated on Thursday morning at the Mt. Thompson crematorium in Brisbane.
<< The Proserpine Guardian, 8 December 1945 >>


Catholic Cemetery, La Crosse (WI) - USA
1946/11/07 ~ USA72 ~ Agnes E. (Anderson) Albitz
Mrs. Agnes Albitz, 54, Green Island, died in a local hospital Thursday morning after a brief illness. She is survived by her husband, Oscar; four daughters, Mrs. Hugh (Bernice) Shepardson, Mrs. Donald (Irene) Steele, Lorraine and Marie Albitz of LaCrosse; five sons, Edward Albitz in the U.S. Navy, Robert, Lloyd, John, Emil, and John Edward Sila; of LaCrosse; her mother, Mrs. Anna Nelson of LaCrosse; five sisters, Mrs. Earl Rewery, Mrs. Martin Thorson, Mrs. Roy Pierce, Mrs. B. Thompson and Miss. Ella Brosig; seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 8:30 a.m. at the Dwyer funeral home and at 9 a.m. at St. Mary's church, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Robert Condon officiating.

Okmulgee Cemetery, Okmulgee (OK) - USA
1946/09/23 ~ FRA40 ~ Harry Emil Albitz

Schwenkfelder Cemetery, Hosensack (PA) - USA
1946/02/06 ~ USA79 ~ John F. Albitz


Allendale Cemetery, Allendale (IL) - USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 35976380
1947/12/17 ~ USA02 ~ Howard Albietz

Union Cemetery Huffs, Church (PA) - USA
1947/04/09 ~ USA79 ~ John Samuel Rauch
John S. Rauch, Seisholtzville, Macungie R. 1, an employe in the assembly plant of the Mack Manufacturing Co., died yesterday at Allentown hospital. He was in his 64th year. Mr. Rauch had been in apparent good health until a week ago. He was admitted to the hospital four days prior to his death. Born in Harlem, Berks county, he was a son of the late John and Emmalinda, nee Lesser, Rauch. He was a member of Huffs Union church, Reformed congregation. Surviving are his wife, Stella A., nee Albitz, Rauch; three sons, John H., Palm; Clarence E. and Stanley P., at home; one daughter, Edna M., wife of Norman Millhouse, Macungie R.D.; one sister, Katie, wife of James Dotterer, Pennsburg, and a brother, Pierre, Emmaus, as well as four grandchildren. Short services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Hoffman funeral home, 221 Main St., East Greenville, followed by continued services in Huffs Union church at 2 p.m., Rev. Royce Schaeffer officiating. Interment in Union cemetery, Huffs church. Calling hours at the Hoffman funeral home, will be Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Cassel Cemetery, Delano (MN) - USA
1947/03/27 ~ USA65 ~ Augusta E. (Albitz) Schwerin

1947/02/23 ~ USAXX ~ William Xaver Albitz
ALBITZ - WILLIAM, of 50 Monument Walk, on Sunday, February 23, 1947; beloved husband of Louise Keil Albitz, and father of Henry and Roy Albitz. Services at the Fairchild Chapel, 951 Atlantic Avenue, near Grand Avenue, on Wednesday at 8 p.m.


1948/05/30 ~ FRA43 ~ Anthony A. Mather
Anthony A. Mather, of Lemont, Ill., age 36, beloved son of Alvina, nee Kelm, and the late Anthony, fond father of Marvin and Ronald, brother of William, Edward, Henry, Julius, Albert, Mrs. Pauline Graunke, Mrs. Emma Huebner, and Mrs. Alvina Stein. Member of Grave Diggers union, local No. 106, A.F. of L. Funeral Thursday, at 1:30 p.m., from funeral home, 108 Illinois street, Lemont, to St. Matthew's Lutheran church, at 2 p.m. Interment Palos Hills Memorial cemetery.
<< Chicago Tribune (Illinois), June 3, 1948 >>