CHILLICOTHE - Elsie E. Breed, 74, of Chillicothe passed away Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria.
She was born July 8, 1937, in Sandoval, a daughter of Win O. and Clara Saunders Crane. She married Clarence I. Breed in 1956 in Sandoval. He preceded her in death in March 2008 in Peoria.
She also was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Lou; and two brothers, Wayne and Lonnie.
Surviving are four children, Thomas I. (Joan E. Linch) Breed of Front Royal, Va., Lawrence M. (Nancy) Breed of Peoria, Daniel S. Breed of Chillicothe and Colin P. (Julie) Breed of Chillicothe; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren on the way; and seven brothers and sisters, Faye Wright of Texas, Ada (Roy) Nolar of Illinois, Kirk Crane of Texas, Bill Crane of Washington, Winona (Larry) Sands of Florida, Ruth Ann Crane of Florida and Ralph (Bonnie) Crane of Virginia.
Mrs. Breed was employed by District 321 as a librarian for 24 years, retiring in 1998.
Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at Davison-Fulton Anderson Chapel in Chillicothe. The Rev. Howard Love will officiate. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the chapel. Burial will be in Chillicothe City Cemetery in Chillicothe.
View Elsie's life story at www.Davison-Fulton-AndersonChapel.com.
Memorials may be made to PAWS or