Edrah Francis (Franklin) Goltz

Godfrey | Monday, June 25 2012

Edrah Francis (Franklin) Goltz, 96, passed away at 3:04 pm Monday, June 25, 2012 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton, IL.


She was born on January 12, 1916 in Nebo, IL, the daughter of the late Edward and Fannie (Martin) Franklin.

Edrah married Ova Washington Goltz in Jerseyville, Il. on September 25, 1937. He preceded  her in death on January 23, 1991.

She worked for the Alton Board of Education Purchasing Department for over 20 years, retiring in 1976. After retirement she was active in the St. Anthony Auxiliary and various groups in the Main St. United Methodist Church, Alton, Il.

She is survived by two daughters; Karen Crawford of Vista, CA; Cheryl Goltz of Rolla, MO; and numerous nieces and nephews and their families. Edrah had a well-lived life and was greatly loved.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by five brothers.

Visitation will be from 9 am, on Friday, June 29, 2012 till time of service at 11 am, at the Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton. Rev Jame Hahs will officiate.

Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey, Il.

Memorials may be made to the Brad & Maria Fester Mission Project in C/O the Main St. United Methodist Church  

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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