The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, September 3, 1963
Francis O. Flaitz, 71, died Sunday at home, Shelbyville.
Born in Shelbyville, s/o  Frank  and  Ellen Killorine Flaitz.
Married  Dorothy Hageman  Sep. 7, 1906.
Survivors:  wife;  daughters,  Miss Anne Flaitz, at home,  Mrs. Clarence (Mary Margaret) Booth, Indianapolis; grandson.
Meat cutter employed in several local groceries, last in Zerr's Grocery, Miller Ave.
Member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. the American Legion and Veterans of WWI barracks.
Services at St. Joseph's with Rev. George Stahl officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
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The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday March 16, 1936
Page 1 column 8
Funeral For Lifelong Resident of City To Be Tuesday Morning
          Mrs. Ella Flaitz, 68 years old, widow of the late  Frank Flaitz  and a lifelong resident of Shelbyville, died at her home, 313 North Noble street at 4 o’clock Saturday evening following an illness of two years.
          She was the daughter of  Timothy and  Bridget [Tighe] Killorin  and was born in Greensburg May 3, 1868.  She came to this city with her parents many years ago.  On September 15, 1887, she married Mr. Flaitz, who died October 31, 1930.
          Three children were born and two survive.  They are  Francis  of Anderson and  Adam Flaitz  at home.  She also leaves several cousins.  Mrs. Flaitz was a Shelby County War Mother and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church. 
Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic church Tuesday morning at 9 o’clock.  The Rev. John C. Rager, pastor, will officiate and burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery in charge of Loren H. Murphy, funeral director.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday October 31, 1930
Page 1 column 6
Well Known Local resident Died Ate This Morning After Long Illness
          Frank Daniel Flaitz, 67 years, well known local resident, died early this morning at his home, 313 North Noble street, after having been in ill health for the past three years. His condition had been serious for several weeks.
          Mr. Flaitz was born in Shelbyville on February 11, 1863 and was the son of  Francis and  Mary Posz Flaitz,  All of his life had been spent in this community where he was employed as a butcher for a number of years. He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church.
          He leaves the widow, Mrs. Ellen [Killorin] Flaitz; two sons, Francis and Adam Flaitz, of this city; two brothers,  Adam P. and  Jacob Flaitz, of Shelbyville; and three sisters,  Misses Amelia and  Margaret Flaitz  and  Mrs. Ray Socks, also of Shelbyville.
          Funeral services will be held Monday morning at nine o’clock at the St. Joseph Catholic church, with the Rev. John C. Rager, officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery in charge of Charles M. Ewing funeral director.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Daily  Democrat
Shelbyville, Ind.
June 6, 1892
Page 4
          Mrs. Mary Schemmel,  of Wapakoneta, Ohio, who was the only sister of the late  Frank Flaitz,  died at her home yesterday.  She was a most estimable lady, and had numerous warm friends in this city.
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The  Shelby  Republican
Monday, February 1, 1892
          Cummins & Edwards have charge of the remains of  R. D. Flaitz.

          Persons wishing to view the remains of the late  R. D. Flaitz  will call at the house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to-morrow.
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