Obituary of Cornelius
VanDenElzen - March
Journal-Democrat, Thursday March 4, 1921.
Vanden Elzen, a well known pioneer settler, passed away
at the home of his daughter, Mrs. D. Binon, of the town of DePere,
Tuesday morning, aged 83 years. Mr.
Vanden Elzen was born
at Zeeland, Holland,
May 20, 1837, and came to this country shortly
after his marriage is 1858. For
thirty years the family
lived on a farm in the town of Rockland,
until about twenty-five
years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Vanden Elzen moved into the city. Mrs. Vanden Elzen died
Aug. 21, 1920, and he
is survived by
two daughters, Mrs. M. Marcellis and Mrs. D. Binon, and several
grandchildren. The funeral was held from St. Mary's Church,
of which he had been one of the original members, this morning,
with interment at Mount Olivet. The pallbearers were Jos.
Denis, Jos. Henrigillis, Aug. Matzke, Jac. Gossen, M. Zelten,
and J. Denoble.
Submitted by Pat Matzke