Elsie E. Hellige, nee Farley, 90, of
Breese, died Friday, March 23, 2007 at her residence.
Mrs. Hellige was born May 1, 1916 in
Beckemeyer, to Andrew and Barbara (Brinkman) Farley; they preceded
her on death.
She married Victor Hellige on January
22, 1938 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Beckemeyer; he preceded
her in death on June 6, 2006.
Also preceded in death by sisters,
Wilma Dempsey and Lorraine “Renie” Farley; brothers-in-law, Sherman
Dempsey, Tim Keegan, Bill Bannister, Art Hellige, Ben Hellige, Quint
Koch; sisters-in-law, Leona Koch, Appolonia Hellige; a son-in-law,
Surviving are sons James (Rosemary)
Hellige of Breese, Charles (Monica) Hellige of St. Louis, MO, Frank
(Mandy) Hellige of Breese, Jerry (Cindy) Hellige of Breese
A daughter Joni (Scott) Martin-Storm
of Fairview Heights
15 grandchildren 4 Step
grandchildren, and 18 great grandchildren and 3 great great
A sister Marie Keegan of St. Louis, MO
A sister-in-law Dorothy Hellige of
Elsie was a homemaker
She was a member of St. Dominic
Catholic Church in Breese
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will
be Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at 11 AM at St. Dominic Catholic Church
in Breese with Fr. Patrick Peter officiating. Interment will follow
in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese.
Visitation will be Tuesday, March 27,
2007 from 4:00-9:00 PM and again on Wednesday, March 28, 2007 from
8:00-10:45 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.
Memorials can be made to VNA-TIP
Hospice or to Alzheimer’s Research and will be received at the