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In Memory

Erwalt Majorowicz - Class Of 1932


Erwait "Shorty" Major, 82, of Nappanee, IN. passed away Sunday, January 19, 1997, 9:45 a.m. at Elkhart General Hospital. Born March 10, 1914 in Hobart, IN. to Emil and Minnie Sonnatag Major. Lived in Nappanee since 1992 moving here from DeMotte, IN. Married Lorraine Berrier on April 5, 1941 in Hobart, IN.

Graduate of Hobart High School; retired from Forrest River Lodge in Hebron, IN and DeMotte Liquors, DeMotte, IN; member of St.Paul's Lutheran Church in Bremen and former member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Hobart, IN.

Survivors include wife Lorraine Major; sons, Eugene (Diana) Major of Portage, IN and Dale (Debra) Major of Las Vegas, NV.; daughters, Jill (James) Norwick of Clearwater, FL. and Kris (Ray) Clemans of Nappanee, IN.; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren. Preceded in death by one brother, Paul Major.

Body will lay in state at Thompson & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, Indiana on Wednesday 5 to 8 p.m. and two hours prior to services at church on Thursday. Funeral services Thursday, January 23, 1997, 2 P.M. (EST) at Trinity Lutheran Church, Hobart, IN. Burial in Evergreen Park Cemetery, Hobart, IN. Memorials to Church Missions at St. Paul's Lutheran Church.219-773-3173.

The photo was obtained from the 1931 HHS Aurora Yearbook (when Erwalt was a junior), made available by the Lake County Public Library, at: https://archive.org/stream/HOHS1931Images/.

Name: Erwalt Majorowicz
Birth Year: abt 1914
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Indiana
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1930: Hobart, Lake, Indiana, USA
Street address:    Linda Street
Ward of City: 4
House Number: 232
Dwelling Number: 72
Family Number: 85
Attended School: Yes
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Able to Speak English: Yes
Household Members:
Name    Age
Emil P Majorowicz    42
Hermine Majorowicz    40
Erwalt Majorowicz    16
Paul Majorowicz    12   

(Source: Ancestry.com)