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Elsie Louise Baltz

Elsie Louise Baltz

Female 1915 - 2008  (92 years)


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  • Name Elsie Louise Baltz 
    Born 3 Jul 1915  Leahy, Douglas, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Jan 2008  , , Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary 11 Feb 2008  Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Elsie Louise Baltz-Wills: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice

      Wenatchee World, The (WA) - February 11, 2008

      Deceased Name: Elsie Louise Baltz-Wills

      Elsie Louise Baltz-Wills passed away January 13, 2008. She was born July 3, 1915, on the family homestead at Leahy Junction, to Louie and Mary Blanche Baltz. She was raised in the Bridgeport-Brewster area, attending a country school, then Brewster High School, graduating as Valedictorian in June 1933. She attended Washington State College, where she met Ronald H. Wills. They were married in 1937, in Pomeroy, WA. The family moved to Pomeroy in 1948, to farm the Wills Ranch. Elsie continued to operate the family farm until her death. She taught at the Pomeroy Elementary School for 13 years. Her interests included rock hounding, quilting, crocheting, painting, traveling, politics and studying the bible. She was active in the United Methodist Church in Pomeroy, Poulsbo, Omak and Wenatchee. Her family was her pride and joy. She was active in all their lives up until her death. She will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ronald Wills; brother, George Baltz; and sister, Hester Lewis. Survivors include her brother, Howard (Marjorie) Baltz of Renton; daughter, Joanne (Bill) Hamilton of Olympia; daughter, Carol (Gill) Timm of Okanogan; son, Ronald (Nancy) Wills of McKinney, TX; son, Gary (Beth) Wills of Seattle; grandchildren, Jana Fischer of Gig Harbor, Joan Kidder of Poulsbo, Jamie Wills of Tonasket, Jennifer Van Orman of Albuquerque, NM, Eric Timm of Omak, Leslee Timm of La Crosse, WI, Ronnie, Ryan and Lora Wills of McKinney, TX and Jennifer and Lindsey Wills of Portland, OR; great-grandchildren, Laurel, Blake, Jennelle, Richard, Naomi, Robby, Tiffany, Mason, Bella, Brogan, Greta and Ella; as well as many nieces and nephews. Services were already held.
      Author: Paid notice
      Page: 04A
      Copyright 2008, The Wenatchee World, All Rights Reserved. [2]
    Age 92 years 
    Person ID I967  Our Family
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2012 

    Father Louie Baltz,   b. 17 Jun 1880, , , Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1952, Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Mary Blanche Hiday,   b. 13 Sep 1892, , , Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1988, Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1912  , Douglas, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004
      Name: Louie Baltz
      Spouse: Mary Blanche Hiday
      Marriage Date: 13 Dec 1912
      Marriage Place: Douglas
      Reference Number: cedglmarcert0001182 [3]
    Family ID F386  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Ronald Harold Wills,   b. 2 Apr 1911, Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1978, Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1937  Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Wills. Ronald Harold and Elsie Louise Baltz Wills Wedding Day 24 November 1937
    Wills. Ronald Harold and Elsie Louise Baltz Wills Wedding Day 24 November 1937
    Documents
    Correspondence: Letter from Elva Swan Beebe to Mary Wills 20 October 1991
    Correspondence: Letter from Elva Swan Beebe to Mary Wills 20 October 1991
    Elva, daughter of LUCY JANE DEWALT and JAMES FREDERICK SWAN. Mary is daughter of VERTIE VENETA DEWALT (sister to Lucy Jane) and URIAS VICTOR WILLS. Elva discusses her life and current health issues and concerns about winter in Kearney, Nebraska. Her brother KENNETH SWAN and wife REGENA YOUNG SWAN, Spokane WA visited with ELSIE BALTZ WILLS (wife of RONALD HAROLD WILLS and brother to MARY WILLS) and Elsie's daughter. Mentions that Kenneth got to know Ronald and Elise during Ronald's illness. Talks about Aunt VERTIE brought Kenneth back from Centralia where she and WILFORD WILLS had gone to Grandpa's funeral (WILLIAM THOMAS DEWALT)boyS were about 3 years. Describes her mother (LUCY JANE DEWALT SWAN) having her blind eye removed at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota: recovering and have to take care of Grandpa DeWalt and his death and being absent from her husband and kids was difficult (she was in Centralia, Kansas). Elva states it seemed a long time. Got home July 3 so had big reunion. Thought Grandpa died in Apr (NOTE 3 May 1916. DWIGHT SWAN illness and death. VERNA HANSEN SWAN, wife (married for 67 years) was able to take care of him, the daughter SHIRLEY SWAN NOE and son in law NESTOR NOE, live next door the live in Arcadia. DWIGHT SWAN buried in Whittier. Expresses concern for ELEANOR WILLS LOVE after her long siege of nursing (husband ELBERT HOWARD LOVE) Talks about a tribute by Aunt HETTIE DEWALT. Wonders about HELEN HARRISON ELLIOTT and RODNEY HARRISON, not heard from them; had heard Helen had "nervous breakdown". Relates that when Helen's father, Raymond was considering remarrying (while in nursing home) Helen wanted a prenuptial agreement. "Daughter like Mother. Apparently, her mother ANNA LOCKWOOD DEWALT HARRISON, insisted her brother CHARLES DEWALT do this when he married ELIZABETH STEELE DEWALT. Anna was determined to keep the "DeWalt Money" & things among blood kin. Ends letter with by saying: "I am the eldest living member of the third" generation who was around, way back when.
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F385  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jul 1915 - Leahy, Douglas, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Nov 1937 - Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 2008 - , , Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 11 Feb 2008 - Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Wills. Children. Lake Chelan.1936. Ronald Harold Wills; Elsie Baltz; Eleanor Wills, Mary Wills
    Wills. Children. Lake Chelan.1936. Ronald Harold Wills; Elsie Baltz; Eleanor Wills, Mary Wills
    Ronald at the oars, Elsie to the left and Eleanor to the right. Mary pushing the boat off.
    Baltz. Elsie Louise Baltz Wills about 1937 at Washington State College
    Baltz. Elsie Louise Baltz Wills about 1937 at Washington State College
    Married Ronald Harold Wills 24 November 1937

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Ancestry.Com, Generations Network, Inc, (Ancestry.com.[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.), Number: 538-46-3531;Issue State: Washington;Issue Date: 1963. (Reliability: 3), 2 A[r 2009.
      Social Security Death Index
      Name: Elsie L. Wills
      SSN: 538-46-3531
      Last Residence: 98198 Seattle, King, Washington
      Born: 3 Jul 1915
      Died: 13 Jan 2008
      State (Year) SSN issued: Washington (1963)







    2. [S169] GenealogyBank (Reliability: 1), 29 Mar 2012.

    3. [S61] Ancestry.Com, Generations Network, Inc, (Ancestry.com.[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.), Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004 (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2014.