|Birth: ||May 22, 1930|
|Death: ||May 22, 2005|
DAVENPORT - Elmer L. Elwess, a resident of Davenport, died Sunday, May 22, 2005, at his residence. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2005, at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home, Bettendorf. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Riverview Freewill Baptist Church, Bettendorf.
Elmer was born May 22, 1930, in Carthage, Illinois, the son of Elmer J. and Mabel (Meyer) Elwess. He was united in marriage to Francis L. Carpenter on September 18, 1956, in Rock Island, Illinois. She preceded him in death on September 19, 2002. Elmer served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict and was honorably discharged in 1954. Elmer was a devout member of Riverview Freewill Baptist Church. His faith and his family were among the most important aspects of his life. He also enjoyed traveling and camping with his wife, Francis. Those left to honor his memory include his sons and daughters-in-law, John E. and Holly Elwess, Pleasant Lake, Indiana, and William M. "Mike" and Tammy Elwess, Davenport; his grandchildren, Monica Sherman, Tiffany Sherman, Angelina Elwess-Just, Nicole Martin, Tawny Elwess, Tyra Elwess, Bruce Kerr, and Tyson Kerr; and his great-grandchildren, Zechariah Westphalen, Anabel Just, and Taydem Martin. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Ed, and his sister, Darlene.
Frances L. Carpenter Elwess (1934 - 2002)*
Davenport Memorial Park
Created by: Ken Nagel
Record added: Mar 31, 2013
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