Elsie J. "Dodie" Rush
Elsie J. “Dodie” Rush, 71, of Curran, died at 2:05 am, Thursday, March 15, 2012. She was born May 16, 1940 in Springfield, to William Presley and Mary Patterson Thompson.
Survivors include one daughter, Sherry (Daniel) Williams of Chatham; two sons, Edward (Genora) Rush of Auburn and David (Terri) Rush of Sherman; six grandchildren, Kelly, Jessica, Garry, Aubrey, Christina and Justin; four great grandchildren, Jac, Gwendolyn, Jaiden and Katlyn; two sisters, Betty Ausley of Springfield and Billie Trotter of Terre Haute, IN and Robert D. (Jean) Thompson of Girard and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by two brothers, Presley and Chuck; one sister, Mary Lou and two granddaughters, Rachel and Sarah.
Elsie was a resident of Curran most of her life. She retired from the Administrative office of the Illinois Courts, she also worked for Fiat Allis and Bell Telephone.
Visitation: 3-6 pm, Sunday, March 18, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Monday, March 19, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Robert Green officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to a Charity of the Donor’s choice.