Edyth Lenith Hartung (1899-1973)

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Edyth Lenith Hartung Luesing
Born: 14 Oct 1899 Carp Lake, Michigan
Died: 11 Oct 1973 Orion, Michigan
Father: David Hartung
Mother: Mary Jane Williams
Siblings: Edmund Hartung
Mae Ethel Hartung
Edyth Lenith Hartung
Spouse: Ralph Robert Luesing
Married: 22 Oct 1925 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Children: Norman R. Luesing
Marilyn Luesing


Petoskey News-Review, Friday, October 12, 1973:

Mrs. Leusing Rites Monday

Funeral services for Mrs. Ralph (Edith) Leusing, 73, of Keatington, Lake Orion township and formerly of Levering will be held Monday, October 15, at 1 p.m. from the Levering Methodist Church. Burial will be in Carp Lake Cemetery.

Mrs. Leusing died Thursday at Keatington following a month long illness.

The former Edith Hartung was born October 14, 1899 in Carp Lake township. She attended school in Levering and the Bay View Conservatory of Music. In 1924 she married Ralph Leusing of Levering and he preceded her death in 1967.

Mrs. Leusing taught music for many years in this area. She was a member of the Levering Methodist Church. In 1969 she moved to Lake Orion to live with her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Oslund. At the time of her death she was a member of the Gingillville Baptist Church near their home in Keatington.

Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Norman (Marilyn) Oslund; one sister, Mrs. Wilbur Marrow of Levering, four grandchildren, one great grandson and several nieces and nephews.


  • Name variations: Edith Leusing [obit]
  • Marriage: Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925
Groom's Name: Ralph Luesing
Groom's Age: 25 years
Groom's Birth Date: 1900
Groom's Birthplace: Michigan
Groom's Father: Elias Luesing
Groom's Mother: Ida M Keiser
Bride's Name: Edith L Hartung
Bride's Age: 26 years
Bride's Birth Date: 1899
Bride's Birthplace: Michigan
Bride's Father: David Hartung
Bride's Mother: Mary Williams
Marriage Date: 22 Oct 1925
Marriage Place: Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
Film Number: 2342768
Digital Folder Number: 4210023
Image Number: 207
Reference Number: rn 144
  • Marriage variant: 1924 [obit]
Birth Date: 14 Oct 1899
Death Date: Oct 1973
Social Security Number: 385-32-8872
State Where Number Was Issued: Michigan
Death Residence Zip Code: 48035
Locality: Clinton Township, Macomb, Michigan
Luesing, Edith (Hartung)
Age: 73
Born: 10/14/1899
Died: 10/11/1973
Burial: 0/0/0000
Cemetery: Carp Lake, Emmet Co., MI
Obituary: on file, PNR - 10/12/1973