Rudolph Von Gonten Jr. Family


Rudolph Von Gonten Jr. Family

Husband: Rudolph Von Gonten Jr.

Born: 11 May 1896at: 
Married: at: 
Died: 24 May 1963at: 
Buried: at: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (IOOF), Rockdale, Milam Co, Tx
Father: Rudolph Von Gonten
Mother: Helene Unknown

Wife: Leona W Eiland

Born: 04 Nov 1897at: , , Tx
Died: 27 Jan 1979at: 
Buried: at: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (IOOF), Rockdale, Milam Co, Tx
Father: William Thomas Eiland
Mother: Elizabeth (Eliza) Smith


Name: James E. Von Gonten
Born: 05 Dec 1926at: , Milam Co, Tx
Died: 26 Mar 1988at: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La
Buried: at: 

Name: William Douglas Von Gonten
Born: 15 Feb 1934at: , Milam Co, Tx
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 

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About Leona W Eiland:

Leona went to college and became a school teacher. She first taught at Bushdale school. When Joe and WIllie's daughter, Edna Mae, started to school Leona would pick her up in her buggy and take her to school with her so she would not have to walk all the way to Gay Hill school.

VON GONTEN, Mrs. Leona of Shreveport, LA. Age 81. Died 1/1979 (Sat.) in Shreveport, LA. nursing home. Services held (Monday) in Phillips & Luckey Chapel. Burial in IOOF Cemetery. Rev. N.A. Mills, pastor of Meadowbrook Baptist Church, officiated. She was BORN 11/4/1897 in Rockdale to M/M. William T. Eiland. She was a Shreveport resident for 10 yrs., but had formerly lived in Corsicana. Preceded in death by husband, Rudolph Von Gonten, Jr. in 1963. SURVIVORS: 2 sons, Douglas Von Gonten of Bryan and James Von Gonten of Shreveport; 2 brothers, Wilbur Eiland of Rockdale and Clyde Eiland of Rockdale; 5 grandchildren. SS Death Benefit on #434-13-6757, card issued in Lousiana.

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