Elsa S. Hartman
PEORIA - Elsa S. Hartman, 99, of Peoria passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at Fairview Haven Nursing Home in Fairbury, IL.
Elsa was born on May 9, 1921, in Peoria to William O. and Eugenia (Neuffer) Schlipf. She married LeRoy F. Hartman on October 19, 1941, in Peoria. He preceded her in death on June 18, 2000. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, William R. Schlipf; and two sisters, Elizabeth Hartman and Emma Rocke.
Surviving are two daughters, Victoria Knobloch (Al) Hartzler of Princeville and Mary Ann (Rick) Plattner of Fairbury; four grandchildren, Chris (Kelly) Knobloch, Jodi (David) Kieser, Mitch (Lindsay) Hartzler and Joel (Amber) Plattner; and 14 great-grandchildren, with baby Hartzler on the way.
Elsa graduated from Peoria High School, class of 1939. She worked as a Secretary to Dr. Joel Eastman for 8 years. She was a supportive and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Peoria Apostolic Christian Church, where she and her husband were baptized on Easter Sunday in 1949.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, January 4, 2021, with visitation from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m., at the Peoria Apostolic Christian Church. The church ministers will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria. Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton is in charge of arrangements. Guidelines regarding social distancing and wearing of face masks will be followed. The funeral service can be listened to and viewed live at www.peoriaacchurch.com
Memorials may be made to Apostolic Christian Skylines Charity Fund or Fairview Haven in Fairbury. Online condolences can be submitted at www.woolsey-wilton.com
Published by Peoria Journal Star from Jan. 2 to Jan. 4, 2021.