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Elizabeth Irene Travis Elmendorf
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1923
Cannon County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 2010
Kendall County
Texas, USA

Elizabeth ‘Irene' Travis Elmendorf passed away at the age of 86 on October 19 in Boerne, TX. She was born on November 14, 1923, in Woodbury, Tennessee. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur, TX in 1942 and went on to attend John Sealy Nursing School in Galveston where she met Hugo F. Elmendorf, Jr. M.D. They married in 1946 and over the next eight years had six children. Irene was a charter member of St George Episcopal Church in San Antonio, where she served two years as president of the Episcopal Church Women and was active on the Altar Guild. She was a member of the Bexar County Medical Society Alliance and volunteered at the Baptist Memorial Hospital. She was also a volunteer, advocate and supporter of the American Cancer Society. Irene was a Girl Scout Troop leader and she enjoyed playing bridge with her friends at Oak Hills Country Club.

Irene was the daughter of Vester Knox Travis and Ella Smithson Travis. She divorced in 1971. She is survived by her children H. F. "Hoagy" Elmendorf III (Minnie) of San Antonio, Heda Elmendorf Hahn (Gregory) and Gail Elmendorf LeClercq of Dallas, Jennifer Elmendorf-Lehman (Jim) of Bulverde, and Greg Elmendorf (Agnes) of Boerne; seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren; sister Kolene Travis Sewell and brothers William Vard Travis, Vernon Kenneth Travis, and Ronald Clayton Travis. Son, Geoffrey Davis Elmendorf, brother Charles David Travis and sisters Marie Travis Patterson and Allora Travis Smith, preceded her in death.

Visitation will be at 12 Noon with services and celebration of her life to start at 1 PM on Oct. 30, 2010, Vaughan's Funeral Home

319 E San Antonio St, Boerne TX.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Rainbow Senior Center Box 1039 Boerne, TX 78006. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Vaughan's Funeral Home of Boerne.

A Graveside Service will be at 2:30 p.m. at Mission Burial Park North in San Antonio, Texas

Family links: 
  Vester Knox Travis (1892 - 1964)
  Ella S Travis (1895 - 1986)
  Geoffrey Davis Elmendorf (1954 - 1970)*
  Charles David Travis (1917 - 1992)*
  Marie Travis Patterson (1919 - 1999)*
  Elizabeth Irene Travis Elmendorf (1923 - 2010)
  William Vard Travis (1926 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Mission Burial Park North
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Created by: Suellen Travis
Record added: Oct 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60514818
Elizabeth Irene <i>Travis</i> Elmendorf
Added by: Suellen Travis
Elizabeth Irene <i>Travis</i> Elmendorf
Added by: Mark Alberthal
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- Mike Jones
 Added: Sep. 9, 2011
May you rest in peace Aunt Irene. Love you.
- Suellen Travis
 Added: Oct. 23, 2010

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