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Elsie Marie DeSoto of Buffalo Grove Elsie Marie DeSoto was born on Oct. 3, 1939, in Chicago, to Evertt and Signe (nee Olsen) Stohl. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in Buffalo Grove. Mrs. DeSoto was a member of the United States Power Squadron. She was a passionate artist, animal lover, and devoted mother and grandmother. Elsie was proud of her Swedish heritage. Elsie is survived by her children, Linda (Carl) Calmeyer, Lori Bacharz and Scott DeSoto; and her grandchildren, Erik, Dane and Kadie Calmeyer and Kelsey Bacharz. She will be greatly missed by her best friend, Nancy Arvanites. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard DeSoto; her brother, Henry Stohl; and her parents. Memorial visitation will be from 4 p.m. until time of memorial service at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (four blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights. Memorials may be given to of Greater Chicago, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631. Funeral information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFH.com or 847-253-0168.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2012
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