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Harry W. Erler

Male 1904 - 1967  (62 years)


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  • Name Harry W. Erler 
    Born 27 Oct 1904  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jan 1967  62 Yrs; Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 11 Jan 1967  Calumet Park Cemetery, Gary, Lake County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20544  My Genealogy

    Father John Erler, Doctor Of Philosophy,   b. 22 Jan 1877, Breslau, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1949, 72 Yrs; Methodist Hospital, Gary, Lake County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Escelle Estelle T. Werner,   b. 1882, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married Abt 1902  1st Marriage; Possibly New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F7296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Marie Johnson,   b. 10 Sep 1908, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 2008, 100 Yrs Old; Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Theodore Erler,   b. 5 Mar 1929, Gary, Lake County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1950, Korea; Killed In The Korean Conflict Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F7295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In the 1910 Census with his parents he was referred to as Henry W.Erler, However, in his parents obituaries he is referred to as HarryW. Erler.

      OBITUARY: Gary Post Tribune Newspaper, Gary, Lake County,Indiana-dated 08 January 1967; contributed by, Les Erler of Tennessee,family genealogist.
      "HARRY ERLER FUNERAL SET WEDNESDAY
      Funeral services for Harry W. Erler, retired assistant superintendentof the steel-producing division of United States Steel Corp., will beat 1 p.m. Wednesday at Burns Memorial Chapel.
      The Rev. Douglas S. Morton of Grace Lutheran Church will officiate.Burial will follow in Calumet Park
      Cemetery.
      Erler, 62, died Saturday at Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was a member ofRoosevelt Lodge, F&AM.
      He is survived by his wife, Ellen; three brothers, Russell, CrownPoint and Victor and John, both of Gary, and three sisters, Mrs.Louise Hicks, Gary; Mrs. Roberta Hofferber, Crown Point, and Mrs.Elaine Booher, Chicago.
      Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdayand from 9 a.m. to time of services Wednesday. Erler retired fromU.S. Steel in 1963. He started with the corporation in 1922. Heserved as superintendent of the No. 4 shop and of the No. 1 shopbefore being promoted to assistant division superintendent in 1953.
      The Erler residence was in Crown Point before the move to FortLauderdale after retirement."
      [Transcribed 01 March 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      OBITUARY: Lake County Star Newspaper, Lake County, Crown Point,Indiana; Dated: 08 or 15, January 1967.
      "HARRY W. ERLER DIES IN FLORIDA
      Services Wednesday afternoon in Gary marked the death of a formerCrown Point resident, Harry W. Erler, 62, whose passing came Saturdayin Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Erlers had moved there from a Garyapartment after leaving their North Main street home, after hisretirement in 1963 from duties as assistant superintendent of thesteel-producing division of United States Steel corporation.
      Survivors, with his wife Ellen, include three brothers, Russell ofCrown Point, Victor and John, both of Gary; and three sisters,Roberta, wife of Paul Hofferber of Crown Point, Mrs Louise Hicks ofGary and Mrs. Elaine Booher of Chicago.
      Erler began work with U.S. Steel in 1922 and served as superintendentof the No. 4 and No. 1 shops before being promoted to assistantdivision superintendent in 1953. He was a member of the GraceLutheran church, Gary, and of Roosevelt Lodge, F and A.M.
      The Rev. Douglas S. Morton of Grace church officiated at the servicesin Burns Memorial chapel, Gary, and for burial in Calumet Park"[Transcribed 15 January 2009, SLJuhl RNBSC, Compiler & Genealogist;sljuhl1234@yahoo.com; 3810 - 10th Avenue Place, Moline, Illinois61265]