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Elsie Hoerr 1

  • Born: 12 Jan 1890, Twp., Montgomery Co., PA
  • Marriage (1): Jesse Clyde Leas on 13 Aug 1915 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Died: 2 Sep 1982, Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida, USA at age 92
  • Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn, Abington Twp, Montgomery County, PA

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Birth: Jan. 12, 1890
Fox Chase (Philadelphia County)
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1982
Daytona Beach
Volusia County
Florida, USA

Elsie Unruh (Hoerr) Leas was the dear daughter, and oldest child, of John and Emma (Harrison) Hoerr and sister of William, Daniel, John, and Laura. She married Jesse C. Leas in Chicago, Illinois on August 13, 1915. Together, they raised their four children: Chester A., William H., John Lafayette, and Bertha.

Elsie spent many fulfilling years serving in the ladies' auxiliary, VFW PA POST 676, North Penn Post, Glenside, Pennsylvania, serving in a number of capacities including president. Elsie marched in Memorial Day parades with this group. She and husband Jesse enjoyed travel to VFW conventions in a variety of U.S. locations.

Elsie is buried with her husband, Jesse, and their son, Chester A.

Hillside Cemetery
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA

Created by: Wilma Ann
Record added: May 22 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26994656


Elsie married Jesse Clyde Leas, son of Lafayette B. Leas and Sarah Eunice Shippee, on 13 Aug 1915 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA. (Jesse Clyde Leas was born on 22 May 1892 in Peoria County, Illinois, USA, died on 25 Mar 1980 in Abington, PA and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn, Abington Twp, Montgomery County, PA.)



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