Elsie M. Power
Elsie M. Power, 75, of Riverton, died at 4:15 am, Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born February 14, 1938 in San Bernardino California to Melvin and Helen Roberts Brown. She married Walter J. Power on September 10, 1960 and he preceded her in death on January 31, 2010.
Survivors include one daughter, Vickie (Martin) Gleason of Springfield; two sons Wally (Peggy) Power of Riverton and Sean (Deb) Power of O’Fallon, MO; eight grandchildren; two great grandsons; one sister Donna of Maryland and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents; daughter, Dawn Polk and two brothers, Warren and Bobby Brown.
Elsie enjoyed bowling, shopping, camping, fishing and crafting. She was an excellent cook, especially her chili and meatballs.
She was a homemaker and formerly worked for Zayers
Visitation: 4-6 pm, Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Monday, September 23, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Jon Morrissette officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sangamon County Animal Control.