Posted By:Emil Lehenbauer
Subject:Elbert VanMeter lived Lockhart TX in 1910
Post Date:December 17, 2008 at 11:24:01
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Forum:Caldwell County, TX Genealogy Forum
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VANMETER, Mrs. Millie (Elbert) of Bellville. Age 56. Died 2/21/1973 (Wed.) unexpectedly in a Bellville hospital from a heart condition that she had for a number of years. Services held at the Pete E. Etlinger Funeral Home in Bellville. Graveside services at IOOF Cemetery, Rockdale. Rev. Robert W. Koch officiated. She was BORN 5/21/1916 in Kingsville, as Millie Crane, daughter of the late M/M. Earl G. Crane of Rockdale. Attended Public Schools in Laredo. Married Elbert Vanmeter on 5/30/1950 in Rockdale. They moved to Bellville where her husband was with the Soil Conservation Service. She was a nurse at the Bellville hospital and clinic for many years. Member of Methodist Church in Bellville. Former member of the Eastern Star, retiring from this organization due to ill health. Preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Earl, Jr. SURVIVORS: Husband, Elbert Vanmeter of Bellville; 3 sisters, Mrs. Frank Shea of Universal City, Mrs. Fred Reinke of Springer, OK. and Mrs. Priestly Tindall of Rockdale; 4 brothers, James Crane of Bryan, Jack Crane of Rockdale, Charles Crane of Santa Clara, CA. and Douglas Crane of Rockdale. SS Death Benefit on #454-07-5913 under Mildred.