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Elaine ELLIOTT Obituary

Elaine Elliott

PETERSBURG, IL - Elaine Elliott, 60, of Petersburg, peacefully passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

She is survived by her husband Bill; her children: Ron (Betsy) Elliott of Petersburg, Kari (Nick) Leitze of Peoria, and Brian Elliott of Mason City; grandchildren: Alex Fernandes of Bloomington, Liam Elliott and Cailin Elliott of Collinsville, Ava Leitze, Rowan Leitze and Harper Leitze of Peoria; siblings: Jean Deiss of Lakeland, Fla., John (Paulette) Colson of Girard, Ill., Carol (Doug) Baker of Springfield, and Calvin Colson of Springfield; several nieces and nephews.

Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, John and Ruth Colson, and a brother, David Snedigar.

She was born July 25, 1953, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of John and Ruth (Williams) Colson. She married Bill Elliott on Oct. 26, 1971.

Elaine graduated from PORTA High School in 1969. She has been employed by the Real Estate Group in Springfield for the past 10 years.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, May 5, 2014, at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2014, at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens. The Rev. Blake Canterbury will be officiating.

Burial will be held at Oakland Cemetery in Petersburg.

Memorials can be made to: Menard County Rescue Squad or .

Family is being served by Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens, Ill. Online condolences can be shared at

Published in The State Journal-Register on May 4, 2014
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