Ella M (Pope) Litschewski (1936 - 2008)

Ella M (Pope) Litschewski
1936 - 2008
updated April 22, 2019
Ella M (Pope) Litschewski, mother to 7 children, was born on December 31, 1936 in Yankton, South Dakota. She was born into the Pope family and married into the Litschewski family. She was born to Arthur Pope and Edith (Boston) Pope, with siblings Ronald and Norma. Ella married Robert R Litschewski, and they gave birth to Cynthia (Litschewski) Stickel, Christian J Boston, Mark Litschewski, Paul Litschewski, Karen (Litschewski) Doyle, Jennifer (Litschewski) Matthew, and Katharine Litschewski. She died on May 31, 2008 in Yankton, South Dakota at 71 years old.

Ella Litschewski was a very loving, generous, kind, and compassionate woman who was loved by all who knew her. Ella had a very contagious laugh, a beautiful smile, and a very huge and giving heart.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Ella M (Pope) Litschewski Biography

Vital facts & highlights of Ella's life to share with the world

Most Commonly Known Name

Ella M (Pope) Litschewski

First name

Ella

Middle name

M

Maiden name

Pope

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Ella Litschewski was born on in Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota United States 57078

Death

Ella Litschewski died on in Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota United States 57078

Cause of death

Cancer

Burial / Funeral

in Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota United States 57078

Obituary

Ethnicity & Lineage

Caucasian

Nationality & Locations Lived

USA

Religion

Lutheran

Last Known Residence

Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota 57078

Education

Canton High School, School of nursing in Salina, KS

Professions

Bob's Photography with Robert Litschewski

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Ella's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Ella serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Back to Top

Ella M (Pope) Litschewski Family Tree

Ella's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Litschewski family tree.

edit

Ella's Parents

Ella M (Pope) Litschewski

Parents:

Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown

Siblings:

Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown

Relationships:

Spouse:

Sep 13, 1933 - Jan 11, 1989

Children:

Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
May 8, 1959 - around May 15, 1959

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Ella's Family Photos

Photos and snapshots taken of Ella M (Pope) Litschewski, her Litschewski family, and locations and places or events from her life.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Ella

What do you remember about Ella M (Pope) Litschewski? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Ella is remembered.

Ella Litschewski Obituary

This obit of Ella M (Pope) Litschewski is maintained by Ella's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

May 2008, Yankton SD P and D

Followers & Sources
Other Records of Ella M (Pope) Litschewski

1936 - 2008 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Ella's lifetime

In 1936, in the year that Ella M (Pope) Litschewski was born, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1942, by the time she was only 6 years old, from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1958, she was 22 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1969, by the time she was 33 years old, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1996, at the age of 60 years old, Ella was alive when on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

Other Biographies

Other Litschewskis

Jan 7, 1906 - Feb 16, 1990
Mar 30, 1901 - July 1970
Apr 7, 1929 - May 30, 2008
Mar 16, 1908 - Feb 2, 2000
Mar 15, 1901 - August 1967
Sep 13, 1933 - Jan 11, 1989
Sep 24, 1906 - Nov 1, 2000
Sep 11, 1935 - Mar 16, 2007
Sep 25, 1914 - Aug 25, 2000
Jun 18, 1902 - November 1967
Mar 28, 1991 - Jul 28, 1993
Jul 10, 1926 - Sep 18, 2004
Unknown - Unknown
around 1950 - Unknown
around 1949 - Unknown
Sep 13, 1969 - Jul 5, 1993

Other Popes

Oct 10, 1934 - Mar 8, 1993
Oct 28, 1936 - Jan 22, 1995
Nov 20, 1904 - August 1977
Oct 11, 1908 - April 1984
Mar 4, 1911 - June 1986
Mar 17, 1911 - May 26, 1992
Aug 6, 1898 - January 1988
Feb 5, 1908 - January 1980
Jun 25, 1911 - November 1985
May 3, 1946 - Sep 15, 1990
Aug 10, 1899 - October 1983
Aug 11, 1901 - May 1985
Oct 15, 1881 - March 1976
Jul 7, 1951 - Sep 17, 2010
Dec 1, 1912 - Feb 16, 1999
Jan 11, 1901 - January 1978
Jan 15, 1907 - June 1987
Oct 8, 1917 - Dec 30, 2005
Aug 31, 1898 - September 1982
Aug 16, 1916 - Dec 26, 1995

Other Bios

Dec 25, 1933 - Apr 28, 2009
Mar 17, 1935 - Aug 1, 2006
Apr 11, 1932 - August 1985
Jan 11, 1938 - Apr 5, 2000
Aug 31, 1935 - Mar 1, 2011
Aug 21, 1929 - May 4, 2010
May 18, 1934 - Jun 28, 2004
Jun 16, 1894 - June 1984
Mar 2, 1918 - Apr 23, 2008
Mar 1, 1934 - Jul 28, 2007
Apr 23, 1935 - Mar 5, 1997
Jan 1, 1935 - Jul 28, 2004
Oct 31, 1934 - Mar 16, 1998
Apr 11, 1917 - Apr 1, 2000
Sep 4, 1910 - January 1979
Jul 22, 1907 - February 1980
Feb 18, 1935 - Apr 24, 2001
Dec 7, 1935 - May 29, 2005
Dec 26, 1914 - June 1976
Dec 8, 1902 - October 1979
Success Stories from Biographies like Ella M (Pope) Litschewski
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.