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Lela M Connolly, wife of Cleatus J Connolly
1930 | Illinois
In 1930, Cleatus and Lela had 3 living children, Cleatus was 8, Thomas was 6 and John was 2 1/2 (1st Child, Helen died on the same day she was born) There then would be Albert (Killed when hit by a car, age about 7) Charles and Paul.
Lela Mae Connolly
1940's | phoenix AZ
Lela and Cleatus (Retired Law-enforcement, Illinois) brought their family to AZ in the very early 1940's, youngest child, son Paul was sickly.... the recommendation was that the warmer climate would help (and did).
During the WW II, Lela took 3 busses daily, each way, out the the GoodYear Plant to make Airplane Parts. "Rosie the Riviter" Lelah was one of 'Millions" of dedicated women who worked towards the WAR-Effort.
Barbi Ennis Connolly PRINCESSBARBI_B25@msn.com