Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
March 12, 1952 - Wednesday, pg 2
JULIE (Henrekin) ELMENDORF
Mrs. Julia Elmendorf Succumbs At Tampico
Tampico: - Mrs. Julia Elmendorf, 86, passed away suddenly Tuesday at the home in Tampico. The body reposes at the Parent Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Thursday at 9:30 a.m. by the Rev. A. M. Weitekamp, pastor. Committal will be in the church cemetery (St Mary's Cemetery), The Rosary will be recited at Parent's at 8 p.m Wednesday.
She was born in Tampico April 4, 1865, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Henrekin. She spent all her life in the county. She was married to Walter J. Elmendorf in 1891. She was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society, RNA and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Surviving are a son, Guy of Tampico; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; one son and one daughter.