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Mrs. Albert Lelling

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Mrs. Elizabeth C. Lelling, 64, a Michigan Bell Telephone Co. employe for 47 years, died suddenly yesterday afternoon while shopping in a downtown area. She lived at 515 Detroit St. and was the wife of Albert J. Lelling.
She was born April 15, 1896, in Ann Arbor, the daughter of Patrick J. and Eliza Byrne Walsh. She began employment with the Michigan Bell Telephone Co. on July 28, 1913. Since 1957 she had been senior traffic line assigner.
She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church. She also was a member of the Wolverine Chapter of the Telephone Pioneers.
On Dec. 20, 1923, she married Mr. Lelling here. He survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Miss Frances A. Lelling of Ann Arbor; a sister, Mrs. Leo J. Ritz of Ann Arbor; six brothers, Patrick J. Walsh of Houston, Tex., John J. Walsh, William T. Walsh and Edward F. Walsh, all of Ann Arbor, and Arnold J. Walsh and James A. Walsh, both of Midland. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Burial will be made in St. Thomas Cemetery. Friends may call at the Muehlig Chapel where the Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Wednesday.