Edward T. Shantz dies at residence in Ohio
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 May 1928, p. 44

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Edward T. Shantz, former resident of Wilmette and father of Joseph E. Shantz, Wilmette postmaster, and Miss Jennie D. Shantz, also of Wilmette, passed away at his home in Bowling Green, Ohio, Sunday, April 29.

Mr. Shantz was born in Harlem, N. Y., September 8, 1843. He was a veteran of the Civil war, having enlisted in Company "I", 72nd Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers on August 10, 1861. He was wounded in action and honorably discharged on August 15, 1864, by reason of disabilities.

Mr. Shantz first came to Wilmette in 1870 from Philadelphia to which city he returned within a short time. He returned to Wilmette in 1880 where he resided for a number of years.

He had been active in business in Pittsburgh until seven years ago when he retired and took up his residence in Bowling Green.

He is survived by his widow and four children, Harry D., Jennie D., Joseph E., and Mrs. Mabel A. Cazel, Six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive him. Mrs. Shantz and his four children were at the bedside at the time of his death.

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4 May 1928
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Cazel, Mabel ; Shantz, Edward ; Shantz, Harry ; Shantz, Jennie ; Shantz, Joseph
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Edward T. Shantz dies at residence in Ohio