Opal L Enstrom (1924 - 2000)

A photo of Opal L Enstrom
Opal L Enstrom
1924 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
Opal L Enstrom was born on July 10, 1924. She died on January 10, 2000 at age 75.


Opal L Enstrom Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Opal Enstrom, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Enstrom family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Opal L Enstrom

First name


Middle name


Maiden name


Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases




Opal Enstrom was born on


Opal Enstrom died on

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Opal.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Opal L Enstrom?



Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Opal's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived



Unknown. Was Opal a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Unknown. Did Opal move a lot? Where was her last known location?


Did Opal finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Opal attend?


Share what Opal did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

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

Military Service

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

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Back to Top

Opal L Enstrom Family Tree

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

Opal's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Opal L Enstrom
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling


Click to add friends & family.

Opal's Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Opal during various points of her life.

Share Memories about Opal

What do you remember about Opal L Enstrom? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Opal is remembered.

Opal Enstrom Obituary

This obit of Opal L Enstrom is maintained by Opal's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Opal L Enstrom died on January 10, 2000 at 75 years old. She was born on July 10, 1924. We are unaware of information about Opal's family or relationships.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Opal L Enstrom

1924 - 2000 World Events

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

In 1924, in the year that Opal L Enstrom was born, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1939, at the age of just 15 years old, Opal was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1940, by the time she was 16 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1979, Opal was 55 years old when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1990, by the time she was 66 years old, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

Other Biographies

Other Enstroms

Eric Enstrom
Apr 16, 1891 - August 1969
Cleveland, Ohio
Walter Enstrom
May 21, 1915 - April 1977
Frank Enstrom
Feb 14, 1883 - September 1965
Theresa Jeannette Enstrom
Oct 19, 1930 - Jun 4, 2003
Jefferson, OH
Bertha Enstrom
Nov 14, 1894 - November 1977
Cleveland, Ohio
Lillian J Enstrom
Nov 3, 1927 - Jul 28, 1998
Adelanto, CA
Trazysie M Enstrom
Jan 23, 1917 - Aug 24, 1995
Painesville, OH
Mary J Enstrom
Mar 21, 1910 - Dec 2, 2004
Wellsville, OH
Shirley Ruth Enstrom
Jun 2, 1952 - Mar 18, 2010
Bloomington, Indiana
Mary Enstrom
Oct 9, 1934 - December 1982
Janice K Enstrom
Feb 17, 1937 - Jan 23, 2007
Jasonville, IN
Cealia Enstrom
Feb 15, 1904 - July 1982
Hymera, Indiana
Jan R Enstrom
Jul 12, 1962 - Jul 30, 2005
Harry A Enstrom
Jan 11, 1928 - Feb 3, 2006
Hymera, IN
Richard A Enstrom
Dec 4, 1935 - Jun 7, 2006
Shelburn, IN
Darryl B Enstrom
Oct 16, 1946 - Jun 25, 2008
Harry Enstrom
Dec 16, 1900 - November 1982
Hymera, Indiana
Donald F Enstrom
Aug 2, 1926 - Jul 24, 2002
Viola, IL
Edith M Enstrom
Apr 18, 1905 - May 19, 1993
La Crosse, WI
Marilyn G Enstrom
Jan 26, 1929 - Jun 25, 2011
Libertyville, IL

Other Bios

Roma E Holley
May 13, 1911 - Aug 15, 2000
Huntington, WV
Eunice Gue
Nov 27, 1923 - Aug 31, 2003
Kenova, WV
Denzil Kyle
Oct 10, 1921 - November 1976
John W Carr
Apr 30, 1924 - Feb 13, 2000
Vesta Cole
Nov 1, 1912 - April 1969
Lorain, Ohio
Bill Horvath
Sep 2, 1922 - Sep 27, 1992
Rocky Point, NC
Evelyn Peters
Jan 14, 1915 - July 1972
Ceredo, West Virginia
Aubrey Meadows
Jun 21, 1908 - August 1975
Glenwood, West Virginia
Harriet S Anderson
Nov 6, 1922 - Aug 2, 2001
Huntington, WV
Glada M Henderson
Jan 16, 1919 - Jan 22, 2007
Norfolk, VA
James O Mcmahon
Jan 2, 1920 - Feb 23, 2000
Louisville, KY
Hiram Wellman
Nov 14, 1921 - Feb 17, 2000
Bartow, FL
Imogene S Brady
Jan 4, 1923 - Aug 22, 2011
Fairfax, VA
Sylvia W Ferrell
May 27, 1909 - Oct 17, 1991
Jack Adkins
Jul 5, 1926 - September 1980
Caudill Watts
Aug 23, 1924 - May 1987
South Point, Ohio
Charles M Blankenship
Oct 21, 1922 - Oct 6, 2003
Gertrude Stephenson
Sep 26, 1909 - August 1993
Orange Park, FL
James A Mitchell
Mar 30, 1924 - Aug 13, 1995
Bostic, NC
Clifford Ellis
Jun 7, 1917 - Mar 2, 1999
West Hamlin, WV
Success Stories from Biographies like Opal L Enstrom
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.