CHAPIN, South Carolina - Elsie Weber, 102, a former resident of Muscatine, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018, in Chapin, South Carolina.
Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018, at the Zion Lutheran Church. Reverend Steve Cauley will officiate. Burial will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery. A time of food and fellowship will follow at Zion Lutheran Church following the committal.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church in her memory. Online condolences: www.wittichfuneralhome.com
Elsie was born on May 9, 1915, in Nogat, West Prussia, the daughter of Gustav and Amelia Neuman Messinger. She married Alfred Weber on June 15, 1934, in Muscatine. He preceded her in death on June 14, 1982.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, a Women's Bible Study Group, and was a 50 year plus member of the quilting group with the church. She was also a member of Women of the Moose.
She had worked for Weber Button Company for 10 years and then with the Muscatine Community School District in food service for over 20 years.
Elsie had a passion for cooking and baking. Her family and friends will always remember her for the delicious food she made.
Those left to honor her memory include her daughter, Carol Ann Kuhrau and husband, Michael, of Lexington, South Carolina; two grandchildren, Tami Ann (Hoskins) Houmiel and husband, Michael, of Chapin, South Carolina, and Michael James Hoskins and wife, Kasia, of San Francisco, California; four great-grandchildren, Grant, Mackenzie and Addison Houmiel and Elias Hoskins; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four brothers, Edmond, Otto, Alvin, and Ernest Messinger; and four sisters, Rosa Herzog, Elfrieda Mazurczak, Margaret Brase-Kent, and Elizabeth Messinger. ... Read More
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Elsie was a special lady who made everyone feel better when with her. She was a member of our Bible Study until she moved to SC. She kept us straight as she loved her Lord. She shared the beautiful paintings in her home... more
Sincere sympathy to Carol & family, brothers and sisters. Certainly you will miss your mom. Sherri Manjoine
Cousin Caroal & family, "I'll Tell you what kid "(sound familiar?) She will be missed by us one and all.Every bodies favorite aunt even if not related. Her cherry soup recipe is now a simple thing of legend. We will mi... more
Carol & family. Sorry to hear about aunt elsie. She was a very special lady. She will be deeply missed. Always had a smile and friendly. Linda and Gene Harris
Dear Carol and family, was such a pleasure to know Elsie--she was such a nice lady. Met her when my mother lived on Hershey Court across the Street from her. Always helpful and friendly. You are so blessed to have had he... more
I had the privilege of working with Elsie in the mid 60's in the Muskie High cafeteria . She was always smiling and fun to be around. I consider that noon hour in the cafeteria and the kitchen as a big part of my high s... more