OBITUARY

Elizabeth L. Ward

January 7, 1928December 22, 2018
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Elizabeth L. Ward, 90, of Evansville, IN passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh. She was born in Auburn, NE to the late Lawrence and Veve Quante.

She was a member of Newburgh Presbyterian Church, University of Evansville Emeriti, and University of Nebraska Alumni Association. She enjoyed University of Evansville sports, local arts and theatre.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Ivan L. “Ike” Ward; and daughter, Leslie Renee Ward.

She is survived by sons, Ric Ward (Debbie Kay), Greg Ward, Scott Ward; granddaughter, Mikayla Spore; great-grandchildren, Nikolas and Nathaniel Spore; and sister Kay Swales.

Memorial Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Newburgh Presbyterian Church officiated by Pastor Stephen Gutridge with burial in Lafayette Cemetery in Brock, NE at a later date. Friends may visit 1:00 p.m. until service time on Saturday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ivan and Elizabeth Ward Scholarship Fund at the University of Evansville, Evansville Rescue Mission (evansvillerescuemission.org), or Patchwork Central (patchwork.org).

  • FAMILY

  • Ric Ward (Debbie Kay), Son
  • Greg Ward, Son
  • Scott Ward, Son
  • Mikayla Spore, Granddaughter
  • Nikolas Spore, Great-Grandchild
  • Nathaniel Spore, Great-Grandchild
  • Kay Swales, Sister

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, December 29, 2018
  • Memorial Service Saturday, December 29, 2018
REMEMBERING

Elizabeth L. Ward

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Ron and Norma Faust

January 1, 2019

You have our sympathy and prayers.

JOSEPH FLAUTO

December 29, 2018

I was so sorry to hear of Liz's passing. All of us at the University of Evansville Emeriti Lunches will miss her presence. She was a gracious lady and a long time friend to all.

Laura Weaver

December 28, 2018

Dear Scott and family, I always appreciated Liz in the UE emeriti group. I'll miss her. My sympathy to all of you.

James Talbert

December 28, 2018

Dear Scott and family. Please receive our most sincere condolences. Alicia and Jim Talbert

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Biography

Elizabeth L. Ward, 90, of Evansville, IN passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh. She was born in Auburn, NE to the late Lawrence and Veve Quante.

She was a member of Newburgh Presbyterian Church, University of Evansville Emeriti, and University of Nebraska Alumni Association. She enjoyed University of Evansville sports, local arts and theatre.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Ivan L. “Ike” Ward; and daughter, Leslie Renee Ward.

She is survived by sons, Ric Ward (Debbie Kay), Greg Ward, Scott Ward; granddaughter, Mikayla Spore; great-grandchildren, Nikolas and Nathaniel Spore; and sister Kay Swales.

Memorial Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Newburgh Presbyterian Church officiated by Pastor Stephen Gutridge with burial in Lafayette Cemetery in Brock, NE at a later date. Friends may visit 1:00 p.m. until service time on Saturday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ivan and Elizabeth Ward Scholarship Fund at the University of Evansville, Evansville Rescue Mission (evansvillerescuemission.org), or Patchwork Central (patchwork.org).