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William Frederick Eltiste

Willie Eltiste or W. F. Eltiste or Bill Eltiste

Born - Friday, November 19, 1886

Eltiste Home - Near Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Confirmed - 1899

Hickory Grove Church

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Never Married

Residence - Saturday, May 7,1910

Lincoln Precinct, Dawson County, Nebraska

Died - January 29, 1963

Auburn Hospital

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Buried - February 1, 1963

Sheridan Cemetery

Section 8 - Row 2

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Age - Years-76, Months-2, Days-10



One of "Uncle Willie" short sayings,


My Father Calls Me - "Will"

My Mother Calls Me - "William"

My Sister Calls Me - Willie"

My Brother Calls Me - "Billy"

My Buddies Just Call Me - "Bill"




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Harry and William Eltiste




William F. Eltiste

William F. Eltiste was born in Nemaha County on November 19, 1886, son of Frederick and Marie Barbara Eltiste, and passed away at a local hospital on January 29, 1963, aged 76 years, two months and 10 days.

He received his early education at school district No. 26, south of Johnson. He was confirmed at Hickory Grove Church by Rev. Theodore Streng in 1899.

In 1908 he moved to Overton where he engaged in farming until his retirement in 1954. Since that time he had made his home with his brother, Herman A. Eltiste, of Auburn, most of the time.

Since his retirement he has traveled extensively, this being one of his main hobbies.

Besides his brother, Herman, he is survived by a brother, Paul of Sumner; three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Bohling of Auburn, Mrs. Sophia Kaiser of Phillipsburg, Kansas, and Mrs. Minnie Wingert of Sumner, many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held February 1 at the May and Timm chapel in Auburn, conducted by Rev. C. H. Goede. Mrs. Allister Behrends was soloist, accompanied by Alvin Stover at the organ.

Pallbearers were Paul Kaiser, Henry Kaiser, Kiel Eltiste, Dale Eltiste, Kenneth Eltiste and Vernon Eltiste. Mrs. Emil Rogge and Mrs. D. J. Remmers were in charge of flowers.


Burial was in Sheridan cemetery.

 Nemaha County Herald


February 8, 1963




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Sister - Christina (Eltiste) Smith

Christina Smith

Brother - August Christian Eltiste

Chris Eltiste

Sister - Sophia Katharine (Eltiste) Kaiser

Sophia Kaiser

Sister - Wilhelmine Pauline Christina (Eltiste) Wingert

Minnie Wingert

Sister - Wilhelmine Emil Elizabeth (Eltiste) Bohling

Elizabeth Bohling

Brother - Paul Herman Eltiste

Paul Eltiste

Brother - Conrad  August Herman Eltiste

Harry Eltiste

Brother Thedor Fredrich Emil Eltiste

Born - January 31, 1895  ۩ Died - April 1, 1895


Father - Freiderick Paul Eltiste

Mother - Maria Barbara (Stadtler) Eltiste



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