INA MARGARITA ELLIOTT, 87 ROCKFORD - Ina Margarita Elliott, 87, of Rockford went to be with her Lord and Savior at 1:15 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, after a short illness. Ina was born on June 13, 1925, in Falun, Sweden; daughter of Thyra Jansson. She was married on June 24, 1942 to Leo Forrest Elliott. They were married for 55 years. Ina was a member of First Evangelical Free Church. She participated in the Thyra Circle and Friendship Bible Class. Ina enjoyed spending time with her family, baking goodies that she shared with friends and knitting. Ina is survived by her three daughters, Pamela (Donald) Dellamater, Suzanne (William) Orr, Jayme (Donald) Erdmann; grandchildren are Jennifer (Peter) Bates, Brian (Heather) Dellamater, Mark (Stacy) Rummel, Ryan Erdmann, Ethan Erdmann; seven beautiful great- grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Janice Norberg. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anders and Thyra; stepfather, August Bernard Norberg; husband, Leo F. Elliott; daughter, Debra Rummel; brother, B. Lennart Norberg; and sister, June Rettig. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, at First Evangelical Free Church, 2223 North Mulford Road Rockford, with Pastor Chuck Rife officiating. Visitation from 1 p.m. until time of service. Private family interment will be held in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, Rockford Rescue Mission, or First Evangelical Free Church. Grace Funeral & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements, to share a memory or condolence online, visit graceFH.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 17 to Apr. 18, 2013