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Photo Gallery One, miscellaneous Louis shots: pics

Photo Gallery Two, his grandparents' golden anniversary: Wirtz 50th


Paper Trail (two newspaper mentions, wife's death certif in photo gallery one)


Louis J. Pfleger

10-19-1911 to 7-5-2008









married 6-22-1935


Marion Catherine Noble

4-20-1916 to 2-21-1975



-Joan 4-16-1937 to 4-5-1995


-living Pfleger



Oscar Pfleger


Annie Wirtz

spouse's parents:

William Noble


Martha Fritzenschaf


maternal grandparents:

Hubert Wirtz and Mary Krump


paternal grandparents:

Johann/John Pfleger and Maria Grimm

maternal aunts & uncles:

Gertrude Wirtz & Emil Wiedemann, Barbara (Sr. M. Louise), Mary Wirtz & Edwin Enk, Charles Wirtz, Tony Wirtz


paternal aunts & uncles:

c. 1878-Henry Pfleger & Louise Lift; 1883-Lou Pfleger & Gert Bornhofen; c.1885-Dell Pfleger & Harry Wachdorf; 1888-Irene Pfleger & Edward Wachdorf


To see Pfleger ancestors going back to the 1600s, click here: Pfleger Family tree

Click on any photo to enlarge. Once enlarged, to zoom, move cursor to right of image, back onto image, and click again.

1-6-1934 wedding of Henry Pfleger, Lou is #22 (next shot is same photo without labels)

clean copy of same photo

same group, less blurry shot

6-22-1935 from left, unknown, Ed Pfleger, bride Marion Noble, groom Louis Pfleger, Eleanor Pfleger

Marion Noble Pfleger's mass card 1975

Marion's death certificate

have more photos from later years, will add in second batch of scanning

Paper Trail

8-29-1930 Suburbanite Economist article about football team "Liberty Gridders" electing their new captain, says that Louis Pfleger is a member of the Liberty athletic club football squad.

6-18-1942 from Daily Southtown: Kenneth Brown, 33 years old, 5804 Union ave., was in the Holy Cross Hospital yesterday with head injuries received Sunday morning when the automobile in which he was riding skidded in the street car tracks and struck a pole 100 feet south of 75th st. on the east side of Western ave. Louis Pfleger, 29 years old, 5648 Wells st., driver of the car, and Mrs. Mildred Kaier, 25, a passenger, were allowed to home after receiving first aid at the Holy Cross Hospital.

Marion died in 1975 and is buried at St. Mary's Cemetery, Evergreen Park. According to her death certificate, she was the daughter of William Noble and Martha Fritzenschaf. Cause of death: carcinoma of right breast. She had been a secretary for the Board of Education.

Connection: his paternal aunt was Irene Pfleger Wachdorf