Elsie M Dellefield, 95, Enjoyed Bowling
Elyria--- Elsie Margaret Dellefield (nee Schroeder ), 95, of Eylria, died Monday, May 30, 1994, at Amherst Manor Nursing Home, following a brief illness. She was born August 9, 1898, in Amherst, was raised and atttended school in Amherst and made her home in Elyria for 73 years. She had been a patient in Amherst Manor for the past 10months.
Mrs.Dellefield was a lifetime member of St. Peter United Church of Christ, Amherst; the Carlisle Grange 1502, where she had served as Chaplin for 15 years; and was a member of the West Ridge Craft Club. She enjoyed bowling with the Elyria Senior Citizens Bowling League, and in her early years was a member of the Evergreen Club.
Survivors includ daughters Mrs. Ray ( Norma ) Wensink of LaGrange and Mrs.Arthur (Doris ) Gwin of Elyria; three granddaughters and three great -granddaughters.She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Carl in 1990; and a sister Florence Pries.
Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7to 9 p.m. at the Hempe Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst, where theCarlisle Grange will conduct a prayer service at 3:30 p.m. Service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home, the Rev David Gross, pastor of St. Peter United Church Of Christ Amherst, officiating..Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park,Amherst Township.
The morning Journal Tuesday May 11, 1994