Eighth Generation


3373. Newman William Enloe was born on 24 May 1907 in Platteville, Grant Co., Wisconsin.810,811 He died on 5 November 2003 at the age of 96 in Lancaster, Grant Co., Wisconsin.1464 He was also known as William Newman Enloe.1464 Newman was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Platteville, Grant Co., Wisconsin.495 He had Social Security Number 395-38-8832.1464 Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsin. November 7, 2003, Page B6: LANCASTER - Newman W. "Newt" Enloe, age 96, of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003, at Grant Regional Health Center, Lancaster. He was born May 24, 1907, in Platteville, Wis., the son of William T. and Lucy (Waters) Enloe. He grew up in the area, graduating from Platteville High School in 1923 and the then Platteville Teachers College in 1936. He was a longtime member of the Wisconsin National Guard, from 1923 until the 1960s, except for his time on active duty from 1940 until 1945. During the first three months of 1941, he attended a company officers' course at Fort Benning, Ga., where he met his future bride, Ann Blanks, a native of Richmond, Va. During the war he served in New Guinea with the 90th Bomb Group of the Army Air Corps. He also served in England during the last part of the war. Before going to England, he married Ann March 21, 1944 in Richmond. After the war he was assigned to command Company M and later the 3rd Battalion of the 128th Infantry in Platteville. Except for his time on active duty, Newt resided in Lancaster since 1933. After the war, he returned to his job at the Lancaster Post Office. He retired in 1973. He was a longtime active member of Lancaster United Methodist Church. He is survived by his daughter, Shirley Ann (Edward W.) Callan, San Diego, Calif.; two grandsons, Michael Newman (Anna L.) Callan, Carlsbad, Calif., and Daniel Edward (Akiko) Callan, Kyoto, Japan; a great granddaughter, Alisa M. Callan, Kyoto, Japan; his older sister, Mildred Enloe, Whitewater; a niece and a nephew. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann; his parents; four sisters; and three brothers. Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at 11 a.m. at United Methodist Church, Lancaster, with the Rev. Tom Callahan officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Platteville. Visitation will be held Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Schwartz Funeral Home, Lancaster, and Monday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of the services at the church.

Name: Newman W Enloe
Service Info.: US ARMY AIR FORCES
Birth Date: 24 May 1907
Death Date: 5 Nov 2003
Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery
Cemetery Address: Lancaster, WI 53813
Source Information: National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator.

Newman William Enloe and Ann W. Blanks were married on 21 March 1944 in Richmond, Virginia.1465 Ann W. Blanks was born on 27 February 1915 in Dillwyn, Buckingham Co., Virginia.1465,1466 She died on 5 November 2003 at the age of 88 in Lancaster, Grant Co., Wisconsin.1466 She was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Platteville, Grant Co., Wisconsin.1466 Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowa, November 28, 2001, Page B6: LANCASTER, Wisconsin - Ann W. Enloe, 86, of Lancaster, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, at Grant Regional Health Center, Lancaster. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church, Lancaster, with Reverend Lynn Church officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Schwartz Funeral Home, Lancaster, and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. She was born Feb. 27, 1915, in Dillwyn, Va., the daughter of Harry L. and Mattie Virginia (Reynolds) Blanks. She married Newman W. Enloe on March 21, 1944, in Richmond, Va. Newman was in the Army as an officer, which allowed the couple to travel all over the United States. Ann was employed in Lancaster at the "Budget Shop", now known as "MaCandis". She dearly enjoyed all of the people she met during those years of employment. She was also a member of the Lancaster United Methodist Church and its Ruth Circle, and was involved in many other church activities. Surviving are her husband, Newman "Colonel" Enloe, of Lancaster; a daughter, Shirley (Edward W.) Callan, of San Diego; and two grandsons, Michael N. (Anna L.) Callan, of San Diego, and Daniel E. (Akiko) Callan, and their daughter, Alisa M. Callan, of Kyoto, Japan. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Lyle and Terrill Blanks; and a sister, Marguerite Ballowe. An Ann W. Enloe Memorial Fund has been established.