John Elick Woltzen obituary - The Daily Leader, Pontiac, IL - 9 Sep 1975, page 12
John Woltzen . GRIDLEY -- The funeral John E. Woltzen, 82, retired Gridley car dealer who'died Sunday afternoon, will be at p.m. Thursday at the Gridley United Methodist Church, with the Rev. John David officiating. Burial will be in Gridley Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to p.m. Wednesday at Froelich Memorial Home. He was born at Roanoke, 1, 1893, a son of Albert and Elizabeth (Oilman) Woltzen. He married Laenia Aeschleman in Woodford County, Dec. 15, 1915. She died March 7, 1966. Surviving are a son, Gordon, Mountain View, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Marie Frerichs, Hardy, Ark.; Mrs. Jeanette Butterfield, Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Fannie Moore, Wolcott, Ind.; Mrs. Jessie Evans, Bowling Green, Ind.; Mrs. Bertha Yunge, Benson; grandchildren; a great grandchild. grandchild. Two brothers preceded him death. He was a member of the Gridley United Methodist Church and the Gridley Masonic Lodge.