Elsie Mae Saathoff
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AGE: 92 • Wilmington
Elsie Mae Saathoff, age 92, passed away on Tuesday August 12, 2014 at Gilpin Hall in Wilmington, DE.
Elsie graduated high school in Greensboro, Maryland was a graduate of the Goldey Beacom Finishing School. She was employed by the duPont Company as a secretary for over 40 years. Elsie enjoyed playing bridge with her many friends and was a long-time member of Concordia Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George Elmer Raughley and Annie Elizabeth Walls; husband, William Frank Saathoff; son, Gregg Saathoff; two sisters, Marie Robb and Margaret Quillen; and four brothers, George Raughley, William Raughley, John Raughley and E. Lindeberg Raughley.
Elsie is surived by many nieces and nephews and their respective families and by her dear friend of 80 years, Elsie "Skippy" Blanch of Elsmere.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday August 18, 2014 at Concordia Lutheran Church where friends and family may visit from 10:30 to 11:00 am. Interment will follow the service at Gracelawn Memorial Park in New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Elsie's memory may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 405 East Marsh Lane, Suite 4, Wilmington, DE 19804 or Concordia Lutheran Church, 3003 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810.
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HOMES & CREMATORY
Chandler Funeral Homes and Crematorium
2506 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803-9925
Published in The News Journal on Aug. 15, 2014