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Obituary: Elsie L. Schilling

November 12, 1928 – February 24, 2023

Information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Elsie L. Schilling Elsie L. Schilling, nee Shuttle, age 94, of Dolton, IL, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 24, 2023. Beloved wife of the late Charlton Schilling. Loving mother of Steven Schilling, the late Susan (Robert) Gonya, Scott (Ann) Schilling, and Stanley (Cynthia) Schilling. Proud grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of the late James, late Mary Ellen, Clara, late Doris, and Margaret. Kind aunt of many nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by her parents John and Grace Shuttle. Mrs. Schilling was loved by many and will be missed.

Visitation Wednesday, March 1, 2023, from 3 – 8 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd Street, South Holland, IL. Funeral service Thursday, March 2, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 16500 Woodlawn Avenue, South Holland, IL with Rev. Michael Udoekong Wahl officiating. Interment Oakland Memory Lanes, Dolton, IL. Memorial contributions may be given to Breast Cancer Research or Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

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