Date of birth: 5 Aug 1911 Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 29 Mar 1989 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Edinburgh Tri County Newspaper, Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana, April 5, 1989
Lela R. Waltz Lela R. Waltz, 77, died March 29, 1989 at the home of her daughter, Rosalee White of Franklin. Born August 5, 1911, in Johnson County, she was the daughter of Roscoe Homer and Bonnie Izetta Barker Compton. She was married to Floyd E. Waltz on October 9, 1933. He died in 1986. Mrs. Waltz was a member of Edinburgh First Christian Church, Edinburgh Order of Eastern Star and for many years co- owner of Waltz Food Market and Locker in Edinburgh. Survivors include a son Lee Waltz of Bedford; and Laura VanVlett of Franklin; brothers, Mode Compton of Cape Coral, Florida, Roscoe Compton of Indianapolis, and William and John Compton, both of Columbus; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mabel Beier. A funeral service was conducted by the Rev. Donald Wiltfong March 31 at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home. Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery.
Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, March 30, 1989
Lela R. Waltz Franklin A service for Lela R. Waltz, 77, of Franklin, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home, Edinburgh. The Rev. Donald Wiltfong will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 tonight, and an Eastern Star service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh. Mrs. Waltz, a former Edinburgh resident, died Wed- nesday morning at her daughter’s home in Franklin. She was born Aug. 5, 1911, in Johnson County to Roscoe H. and Bonnie I. (Barker) Compton. She married Floyd E. Waltz on Oct. 9, 1933. He died Jan. 14, 1986. Surviving are two children, Rosalee White of Franklin and Lee Waltz of Bedford; two sisters, Laura Van Vleet of Franklin and Mildred Long of Columbus; four brothers, Roscoe Compton of Indianapolis, Mode Compton of Cape Coral, Fla., and William Compton and John Compton, both of Columbus; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A sister, Mabel Beier, preceded her in death. Mrs. Waltz and her husband owned Waltz Food Market and Locker Plant for many years in Edinburgh. She was a member of Edinburgh First Christian Church and Edinburgh Order of the Eastern Star.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey