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Enos Loucks

Born - June 18, 1862 - Indiana

Married - March 21, 1899

Died - April 2, 1940

Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana

Buried - Yellow Creek Brick Cemetery,

Elkhart County, Indiana

Find A Grave Memorial # 73853302




Photograph Courtesy of Ginger Loucks

and the "Laux-Loux-Lauck-Laucks-Louck-Loucks-Louks Family Web-Sitre"

@ http://lauxfamily.tribalpages.com



Wife - Eliza Jane (Bliley) Loucks

Born - May 25, 1870 - Indiana

Died - April 19, 1939

Wakarusa, Elkhart County, Indiana

Buried - Yellow Creek Brick Cemetery,

Elkhart County, Indiana

Parents - Johann Jacob and Mary Anne (Holdread) Bliley

Find A Grave Memorial # 73853544

To This Union 7 Children Were Born







ENOS Loucks


Enos Loucks, 77, a well-known and respected citizen of Wakarusa,

passed away at 8:15 Tuesday morning at the home

of his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.

George Loucks, at Goshen, after a week’s illness of complications.

He was bedfast only several days.


Mr. Loucks was born southwest of town in St. Joseph county,

on June 18, 1863, the son of William and Martha Ann Loucks.

On March 31, 1889, he was united in marriage to Eliza Jane Bleile

who preceded him in death on April 26, 1939.  He and Mrs. Loucks lived

on farms in this vicinity before moving to Wakarusa about 15 years ago.


He is survived by three sons, Harvey of near Goshen, John of east of town,

and George of Goshen; four daughters, Mrs. Henry (Ida) Lechlitner

 and Mrs. Henry (Pearl) Morningstar of near Goshen,

 Mrs. William (Mary) Holdeman of Elkhart;

Mrs. Agnes Herrington of Goshen;

21 grandchildren and one great-grandchild, and four sisters, Mrs. David

Hygema, Mrs. Jeremiah Wise and Mrs. Clara Abbiel of Nappanee

and Mrs. John Eversole of Granger.


            Funeral services will be held at the home this Thursday afternoon at

1:30 and at the Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren of which he was a

member, at 2:00, Rev. H. A. Claybaugh will officiate. Burial in the

Yellow Creek Cemetery.


The Wakarusa Tribune

April 4, 1940







Eliza Jane Loucks



Mrs. Eliza Jane Loucks, 69, wife of Enos Loucks, died last week Wednesday

night at her home here after a four-year illness of diabetes and Bright’s disease.

.  She had  been confined to her bed for the past five weeks.


She was born in St. Joseph county, May 25, 1870, the daughter of

Jacob and Mary Bleile.  Her marriage to Mr. Loucks took place March 21, 1889,

They have lived in Wakarusa most of their life.


.              Surviving besides her husband are seven children,

Mrs. Henry (Ida) Lechlitner of Goshen,

and John Loucks of Wakarusa,

Mrs. Henry (Pearl) Morningstar of Goshen,

 Mrs. William (Mary) Holdeman of Elkhart,

George Loucks and Mrs. Agnes Herrington of Goshen; a sister,

 Mrs. George Truex of Wakarusa; four brothers, Lewis and Isaac Bleile of

Wyatt, John Bleile of South Bend and Isaiah Bleile of Argos.


She was a member of the Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren for

34 year. A short prayer service was held Saturday at 1:30 p.m., at the

home followed by services at 2 p. m. at the Yellow Creek church. 

The Rev. H. A. Claybaugh, as sited by the Rev. Christ Metzler officiated.

Burial in the Yellow Creek Cemetery.


The Wakarusa Tribune

May 4, 1939





























Daughter - Ida May Loucks


Son - Harvey Oscar Loucks


Son - John William Loucks


Daughter - Pearl Viola Loucks


Daughter - Mary Ellen Loucks


Son - George Loucks


Daughter - Agnes Rosetta Loucks




Brother - John Henry Loucks

Born - April  11, 1857

Elkhart, Indiana

Wife - Susanna (Smith) Loucks


Sister - Emaline (Loucks) Hoover Wise

Born - November 11, 1859

Harrison Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

1st Husband - Isaiah Hoover

2nd Husband - Jeremiah Wise


Sister - Sarah Loucks

Born - August 19, 1864

Madison Township, St. Joseph County, Indiana

Died - October 24, 1940

Husband - David Hygema


Sister - Elizabeth Ann "Bessie" Loucks

Born - March 11 or 12, 1866

Harrison Township, Elkhart County, Indiana

Died - December 23 or 28, 1928

St. Joseph County, Indiana

Husband - Charles Anthony


Sister - Mary Louise Loucks

Born - February 7, 1868

Married - December 25, 1887

 St. Joseph, Indiana

Died - November 15, 1937

Husband - Charles Gilbert Mikel


Sister - Susan Loucks

Born - December 14, 1872

Died - March 16, 1903


Sister - Rosa Ellen Loucks

Born - March 10, 1875

Died - August 24, 1898


Sister - Clara Melinda Loucks

Born - August 9, 1878

Died - March 14, 1972

Husband - Edward Abbiehl



Father - William Henry  Loucks

  Mother - Martha Ann (Rhinebolt) Loucks



Father -  Peter Loucks

Mother - Anna (Barkey) Loucks


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