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Jonathan Hatt DEEKS
Anna Maria GABEL
Maximillian Joseph "Max" EHRBAR
Katherine Mary WIRTZ
Charles Joseph DEEX
Rosana Susan "Rose" EHRBAR
Oliver Joseph DEEX


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1. Marcelle de SAUZE

2. Eleanor Y. BONHAM

Oliver Joseph DEEX 4 5
  • Born: January 15, 1904, Ohio 6
  • Marriage (1): Marcelle de SAUZE in Cuyahoga County, Ohio 1
  • Marriage (2): Eleanor Y. BONHAM on October 29, 1963 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA 2 3
  • Died: December 15, 1969 at age 65 7 8
  • Buried: December 1969 9

bullet  Noted Events In his Life:

  • Census, 1910, West Park, Cuyahoga, Ohio - District 47. picture

    The following Deex family members are listed on this page:
    Charles Deex, Head, Age 32
    Rose S., Wife, Age 32
    Oliver J., Son, Age 6
    Lucile c., Daughter, Age 4
    Howard G., Son, Age 3
  • Census, 1920, West Park, Cuyahoga, Ohio - District 607. picture

    The following Ehrbar and Deex family members are listed on this page:
    Max J. Ehrbar, Head, Age 71
    Katherine, Wife, Age 67
    Gertrude, Daughter, Age 33
    Celia, Daughter, Age 31
    Oscar, Son, Age 25
    Charles J. Deex, Head, Age 43? (4264 Riverside Dr.)
    Rose, Wife, Age 42
    Oliver, Son, Age 15
    Lucille, Daughter, Age 14
    Howard, Son, Age 12
  • Census, April 5, 1930, Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio - District 564. picture

    The following Deex family members are on this page:
    Oliver J. Deex, Head, Age 26
    Marcelle, Wife, Age 24
    Oliver deS.., Son, Age 2 8/12


Oliver married Marcelle de SAUZE, daughter of Dr. Emile Bails de SAUZE and Melanie PHILIPS, in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.1 (Marcelle de SAUZE was born in 1905 in France and died on September 3, 1961 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA 10 11.)


Oliver next married Eleanor Y. BONHAM, daughter of William C. BONHAM and Mary SHOLL, on October 29, 1963 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA.2 3 (Eleanor Y. BONHAM was born on December 21, 1908 in Alabama, died on June 3, 2006 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA 12 13 and was buried on June 4, 2006 14.)



  1. Cuyahoga County Ohio Marriages,
    Maecelle deSauze & Oliver J. Deex: Volume 0146 Page 0348 Page Match 77 Record Key 0409851047 Record Key 0409851170.
  2. Cuyahoga County Ohio Marriages,
    Eleanor Y. Bonham & Oliver J. Deex: Volume 0662 Page 0594 Page Match 00 Record Key 0117859191 Record Key 0117854039.
  3. Email,
    Taken from an email by Oliver deSauze Deex:
    Yes, Eleanor Bonham is my father's second wife. They were married in 1963. She is still alive and will be 96 on Dec.21, 2004.
  4. Deex Tree 1, Lucille Deex. picture
    This hand written document was found among the belongings of Lucille Deex after her death.

  5. Deex Tree 2, Lucille Deex. Name: Lucille Deex Tree 2 - picture
    This document was found among the belongings of Lucille Deex after her death.

  6. Deex Dates 1, Lucille Deex. picture
    A hand written document from Lucille Deex. This document lists the birth and death dates for the Charles Joseph Deex Family:
    Charles Joseph Deex b:2 Jul 1878 d:22 Jun 1948
    Rose Susan Ehrbar b:11 Jun 1876 d:5 Aug 1943
    Oliver Joseph Deex b:15 Jan 1904 d:15 Dec 1969
    Lucile Catherine Deex b:6 Aug 1905
    George Howard Deex b:10 Apr 1907 d:1980
    Charles Gilbert Deex b:21 Feb 1911 d:25 Jun 1930
    Marion Charlotte Deex b:17 Aug 1913 d:27 Apr 1982
    Rosemary Deex b:26 Oct 1921 d:23 May 1970
  7. Cleveland Library Necrology File,
    Id#: 0473079
    Name: Deex, Oliver J.
    Date: Dec 16 1969
    Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #103.
    Notes: Deex. Oliver J. Deex, beloved husband of Eleanor (nee Bonham), father of Oliver des., grandfather of three. Memorial Program at South High School Auditorium, 7415 Broadway, 3 p.m., Friday, Dec. 19, Contributions may be made to The South High Scholarship Fund.
  8. Ohio Death Index,
    Name: Oliver J Deex Age at Death: 65 Date of Death: 15 Dec 1969 City of Death: Cleveland Heights County of Death: Cuyahoga Volume: 19890 Certificate: 090880 Date of Birth: Est. 1904 Gender: Male Marital Status: Married Race: White City of Residence: Cleveland Heights County of Residence: Cuyahoga State of Residence: Ohio Country of Residence: United States Census Tract: 0413 Hospital of Death: Home Certifier: Physician Autopsy: No autopsy.
  9. Email, From his son, Ollie Deex: Oliver's body was donated to the Western Reserve medical school
  10. Cleveland Library Necrology File,
    Id#: 0473078
    Name: Deex, Marcelle
    Date: Sep 5 1961
    Source: Plain Dealer; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #103.
    Notes: (Nee deSauze), beloved wife of Oliver J.; daughter of Dr. E. B. deSauze, mother of Oliver deSauze Dee; grandmother of two. Friends received at the DeVand Funeral Home, 11130 Euclid Ave. Tuesday 7 To 9 P. M. Services and interment private. In lieu of flowers the family requests contribution be made to The Maternal Health Association.
  11. Ohio Death Index,
    Name: MARCELL D DEEX Gender: Female Date of Death: September 03, 1961 Volume: 16632 Certificate: 61455 Marital Status: Married Place of Death: Cleveland, Cuyahoga County Race: White Residence: Cleveland, Cuyahoga County Age: 55.
  12. Obituary, The Plain Dealer
    ELEANOR BONHAM DEEX, 97, passed away on June 3, 2006. She was the wife of the late Oliver J. Deex and the sister of the late Sr. Hilda Bonham, IHM. Upon graduation from Agnes Scott College in Alabama, Eleanor taught school for four years. She then worked for the Girl Scouts until WWII when she took a job with the Red Cross. She served overseas in England and France during the war. Upon returning home, she obtained a masters degree from the New York School of Social Work. Following graduation, she came to Cleveland in 1947 to be the director of the University Settlement House. She remained there until her retirement after her marriage to Mr. Deex in 1963. She was a loving and much loved grandmother. She moved to Judson Park Retirement Community in 1983 where she was active in community life and spent vacations traveling with her sister and visiting with her stepson and grand-children. There will be a memorial service at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2006 at Judson Park, Mansion House, 1801 Chestnut Hills Dr., Cleveland Hts., OH 44106. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Judson Park Retirement Community, 2181 Ambleside Dr., Cleveland, OH 44106, phone (216)-721-1234.
  13. Social Security Death Index, Name: Eleanor B. Deex SSN: 125-22-4368 Last Residence: 44106 Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio Born: 21 Dec 1908 Died: 3 Jun 2006 State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951.
  14. Miscellaneous, Eleanor's body was donated to Case Medical Services for the advancement of medical science.