Ellen Laverne Abbott
March 27, 1930 – April 22, 2019
Ellen Laverne Abbott, 89, of St. Libory, IL, passed away on Monday, April 22nd, 2019 at her residence. Ellen was born on March 27th, 1930 in Springfield, IL to George Dalpiaz and Mildred Fritz. She married Gerald Moist who preceded her in death and later married Captain Lewis Abbott who also preceded her in death in 2009.
Ellen loved animals and her family more than anything.
She leaves behind to cherish her precious memories her son, Brent (Andrea) Abbott; daughters Sheryll (Bill) Coston, Rita (John) Adams, Terrie Allison, Patty (Stephen) Raynes, and Beverly (Terry) Knoth; brothers, Charles (Brenda) Lehman, Larry (Carlene) Lehman, David (Janet) Lehman, and Stephen Lehman; sisters, Denise Neal; twenty-two grand-children, thirty-one great grand-children, and two great great grand-children.
Ellen was preceded in death by Danny and Robert Whitford, Roger Moist, Shirley Burt, Kenneth and Gerald Lehman, Norma Ausmus and Delores Little.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a charitable contribution in honor of Ellen may do so by donating to Salvation Army of ASPCA. Additional memories and condolences may be made online at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Visitation: Friends and family may visit from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm, Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Lake View Funeral Home. 5000 N Illinois Street, Fairview Heights IL, 62208.
Funeral Service: A Funeral Service will be held following the visitation at 1:00 pm, at Lake View Funeral Home 5000 North Illinois Street Fairview Heights, IL 62208. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fairview Heights, IL.
- Visitation Saturday, April 27, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, April 27, 2019
- Burial Saturday, April 27, 2019
Ellen Laverne Abbott
JAMES RIVERS THOMPSON
April 27, 2019
"FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD, THAT HE GAVE HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON, THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH IN HIM SHALL NOT PERISH, BUT HAVE EVERLASTING LIFE. ….JOHN 3: 16 …..
THE PRESIDENT, UNION BRO. SCOT LUCHTEFELD, OFFICERS AND DELEGATES OF THE SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL-AFL-CIO EXTEND OUR DEEPEST AND SINCERE SYMPATHY TO THE BEREAVED FAMILY OF THE LATE SISTER ELLEN LAVERNE ABBOTT- THE DEAR MOTHER OF UNION BRO. TERRY AND SISTER BEV KNOTH.
WE BOW OUR HEADS IN HUMBLE SUBMISSION WHILE WE PRAY AND THANK THE HEAVENLY FATHER FOR THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF SISTER ELLEN LAVERNE ABBOTT. WE ASK HIM TO SHELTER AND PROTECT THIS ENTIRE BEREAVED FAMILY; TO PLACE HIS UMBRELLA OF PROTECTION OVER YOU SHIELDING EACH OF YOU FROM ALL HURT, HARM AND DANGER WHILE YOU ARE SUSTAINING THIS HEARTFELT DEPARTURE AND HOME GOING CELEBRATION OF YOUR DEAR LOVED ONE, NOW AND FOREVERMORE.
JUST TAKE YOUR BURDENS TO THE LORD AND LEAVE THEM.
PRAYERFULLY, SINCERELY AND RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,
THE SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL-AFL-CIO.
BRO. SCOTT LUCHTEFELD, PRESIDENT
BRO. JOSEPH EBLE, SECRETARY
DEACON JAMES RIVERS THOMPSON, CHAPLAIN