|Birth: ||May 26, 1927|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 1996|
Elizabeth M. "Sis" Essex, 68, of Oquawka, Ill., died at 5:04 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 1996, at Community Memorial Hospital in Monmouth, Ill.
Born May 26, 1927, in Gladstone, Ill., she was the daughter of Waldo and Helen Petherbridge Curtis. She married C. Allen Essex on June 7, 1947, in Oquawka. He died Feb. 24, 1988.
Mrs. Essex was raised in the home of Virgil and Catherine Ransdell and attended Gladstone schools. She worked in the Henderson County Clerk's office in Oquawka and as a lab technician at Burlington Hospital, Monmouth Hospital, and Community Memorial Hospital for 30 years, retiring in 1987.
She was a member of the Society of American Medical Technologists and Sleepy Eye Pottery Club. She enjoyed collecting antiques.
Survivors include one daughter, Jackie Wiskirchen of Oquawka, Ill.; two grandchildren; one sister, Emma Jean Severson of Cedar Rapids; one brother, Boyd Curtis of Galesburg, Ill; one great-aunt, and one cousin.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
C. Allen Essex (1920 - 1988)
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