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Christian Gottlieb Eltiste

Born - Thursday, September 29, 1881

Otoe County, Nebraska

Baptized - Sunday, November 27, 1881

Saint Paul's Lutheran Church, Nemaha County, Nebraska

(Hickory Grove Lutheran Church)

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Sponsors - Christian Eltiste Matthäus Muller

Confirmed - Tuesday, April 21, 1895

Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Died - Tuesday, November 30, 1976

Phillips County Hospital

Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas

Buried - Thursday, December 2, 1976

Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas


Christian G. Eltiste




Obituary Eltiste

Christ Gottlieb Eltiste, son of August and Katharina Hahn Eltiste, was born September 29, 1881, in Nemaha County Nebraska, and departed this life at the Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg, Kansas on November 30, 1976, having attained the age of 95 years, 2 months and 1 day.

On November 27, 1881, Christ received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism at Johnson, Nebraska. He was confirmed in the Lutheran Church, Stuttgart, Kansas, on April 21, 1895. Christ was a faithful member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Congregation at Stuttgart at the time of his death.

When he was quite young, Christ came to Kansas with his parents. He grew to manhood and lived and farmed in the Stuttgart vicinity. Christ was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother. He leaves several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Stuttgart, on Thursday, December 2, 1976, with Pastor Duane Levin officiating. Hymns were sung by the congregation with Mrs. Marene Levin as organist.

Casket bearers were Loren Grau, Arlin Bohl, Erwin Kaiser, Fred Flanigan, Norman Kellerman and Walter Anschutz.

Burial was in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Stuttgart, to await the resurrection.


Our most sincere thanks to everyone who expressed sympathy at the time of the loss of our loved one with cards, flowers, food and other acts of kindness. Your thoughtfulness will never be forgotten.

The Family of Christ Eltiste

Phillips County Review


December 9, 1976




Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery



Brother - Frederick Henry Eltiste

Born - February 3, 1880


Sister - Christina Katharina (Eltiste) Mueller

Born - December 6, 1883


Sister - Emma Katherina (Eltiste) Vogel

Born - March 2, 1887


Foster Brother - Harold Edwin Benjamin

Born - July 2, 1902



Father - August Christian Eltiste

Mother - Katharina (Hahn) Eltiste






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