Leila M. Griewahn
(1912-2011)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Carl Englehart Beacher

Leila M. Griewahn 1

  • Born: 24 Feb 1912, Adrian, Lenawee, MI 1 2
  • Marriage: Carl Englehart Beacher
  • Died: 12 May 2011, Sylvania, Lucas, OH at age 99 1
  • Buried: Toledo: Ottawa Hills Memorial Park, Lucas, OH 1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Toledo Blade: obituary of Leila M. Beacher, 15 May 2011, Toledo, Lucas, OH. 1 BEACHER Leila M. Leila M. Beacher, of Sylvania, Ohio, the oldest living member of Augsburg Lutheran Church, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2011, at West Park Place, at the age of 99. She was born February 24, 1912, in Adrian, Michigan, to Arthur and Mildred (Grabner) Griewahn. In 1921 her family moved to Toledo, Ohio. They became members of Augsburg Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. Then she became Superintendent of Sunday School with her husband. She was also very active in other church groups. She worked 46 1/2 years for the F.W. Woolworth Company in downtown Toledo. She retired in 1975. Leila served as Worthy Matron O.E.S. of Stella Chapter with her husband, serving as Worthy Patron. Leila was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carl in 1998 after 64 years of marriage. She is survived by Terry and Ronnie (Karen) Seagert. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, May 17, at 11 am, at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park with Pastor Donald Brewer officiating. Reeb Funeral Home, Sylvania, OH, assisted the family with arrangements. Memorial tributes may be made to Augsburg Lutheran Church.


Leila married Carl Englehart Beacher, son of Henry L. Beacher and Lucy L. Henning. (Carl Englehart Beacher was born on 4 Oct 1909 in Toledo, Lucas, OH,3 4 died on 21 Jun 1998 in Toledo, Lucas, OH 1 4 and was buried in Toledo: Ottawa Hills Memorial Park, Lucas, OH.)


Sources


1 Toledo Blade (Toledo, Lucas, Ohio.), 15 May 2011, obituary of Leila M. Beacher.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Volume 1.

3 1910 United States Census, "United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MLNY-VRC Henry Beacher in household of Carl Henning, Toledo Ward 11, Lucas, Ohio; citing sheet 4B, family 93.

4 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 277100824 Carl Englehart Beacher, father Henry Beacher, mother Lucy Henning.



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