Lorraine M. Elsasser, 95, of Mt. Morris, died on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Morris.
Lorraine was born on Aug. 18, 1923 in Sterling, the daughter of Henry and Lettie (Delp) Grobe.
She graduated from Sterling High School, Sterling.
Lorraine married Edwin Elsasser on Nov. 27, 1943 in Sterling. He preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 2000.
She was a member of and very involved with the Mt. Morris Evangelical Free Church.
Lorraine grew up in a farming family, which made her a very energetic and avid gardener.
She was a family person who kept her family close to her heart. She collected owls and loved playing games with her family.
Lorraine is survived by her children, Dan (Heather) Elsasser, Mt. Morris, Judy (Myron) Coaty, Lena, and Cindy Barton, Mt. Morris; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edwin; son: Stan; five brothers; and four sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 11 a.m. at Finch Funeral Home, 405 E. Hitt St., Mt. Morris, with Rev. Tracy Singleton officiating.
Burial will be at Oak Knoll Cemetery, Sterling.
Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at Finch Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Mt. Morris Evangelical Free Church.