Kurrus Funeral Home
1773 Frank Scott Pkwy W
Belleville, IL 62223
(618) 235-2100

John L. Elliott

Obituary Condolences

Elliott, John L. 86, of Swansea, IL, formerly of Cahokia, IL, born Thurs., Oct 21, 1926, in Carmi, IL, died Thurs, Sept 19, 2013 at Sycamore Village Assisted Living in Swansea, IL. He was preceded in death by his Wife, Theresa R., nee Schuepbach, Elliott, Parents Vance B. and Myree, nee Stephens, Elliott. Surviving are his children, Joanne Marie Shipman of Cahokia, IL, John V (Terry) Elliott of St. Peters, MO, Mary Lou (Bruce) Chandler of Red Bud, IL, Gloria (Mark) Kessler of Columbia, IL, Sister, Charlene Leitsch Koelmel of Carlyle, IL, Grandchildren, Jennifer Elliott Touchette, Dawn Chandler Smith, April Kessler Grasle, Barbie Chandler (Steve) Wortham, Brian Shipman, Jason Elliott, Great Grandchildren, John Mathew (Katie) Kessler, Jared Elliott, Breanna Chandler, Paige Stearns, Cameron Touchette, Megan Smith, Madison Smith, many nieces, nephews and friends. A special thanks to the Staff at Sycamore Village and Dr. Thomas Tse. Condolences may be expressed online at Memorials may be made to the Cahokia Park United Methodist Church or Sycamore Village Activity Fund. Services: Friends may call from 4-8 pm Tues. 9/24/13. A Masonic service will be held at 7:30 pm. and funeral services will be held at 11 am Wed., 9/25/13, all services will be at Kurrus Funeral Home with Marian McCray officiating. Interment at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sept. 22, 2013
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