|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1915|
|Death: ||May 20, 2011|
The Daily Advocate (Greenville)
May 25, 2011
Elsie Irene Dershem
Elsie Irene Dershem, age 95, of Greenville and formerly of Gettysburg, passed away at 10:15 a.m. May 22, 2011, at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville.
Elsie was born Oct. 2, 1915, in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Perry and Althiea (Moody) Grove.
Elsie was a homemaker. She was also a former sales clerk at Flood's Department Store for eight years and Fourman's Mens Store for 16 years. She was a member of West Grove United Church of Christ and Christian Chapter No. 241 Order of Eastern Star Bradford, Ohio. Elsie was a 64-year member of the Order of Eastern Star and was very active.
In addition to her parents, Elsie is also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Franklin Dershem on May 5, 1983, whom she married Dec. 24, 1935; son-in-law, Fred Feitshans; brothers, Merle and Wilbert Grove; and sisters, Anna Mae Williams and Pauline Niles.
Elsie is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Paul E. and Sharalyn Dershem of Dublin; daughter, Linda K. Feitshans of Arcanum; grandchildren, Terri Lyn Dershem Goldring, Shari Rene Dershem Dailey, Michael Lynn Feitshans, Kimberly Kay Kimmel and Kelly Sue Fourman; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home with Rev. Lowell Miller and Rev. Terry Haworth officiating. Burial will follow in Gettysburg Cemetery in Gettysburg.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 12:;30 to 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial service will be conducted by the Christian Chapter No. 241 Order of Eastern Star at 2:15 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.
Created by: Tom Pottenger
Record added: May 28, 2011
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