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Elliott, Elaine

d. May 2, 2014

Elaine Elliott, age 60, of Petersburg, peacefully passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

She is survived by her husband Bill; her children, Ron (Betsy) Elliott of Petersburg, Kari (Nick) Leitze of Peoria, Brian Elliott of Mason City; grandchildren, Alex Fernandes of Bloomington; Liam Elliott and Cailin Elliott of Collinsville; Ava Leitze, Rowan Leitze and Harper Leitze of Peoria; siblings, Jean Deiss of Lakeland, FL, John (Paulette) Colson of Girard, IL, Carol (Doug) Baker of Springfield, Calvin Colson of Springfield; several nieces and nephews. Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, John and Ruth Colson; and a brother, David Snedigar.

She was born on July 25, 1953 in Springfield, IL, the daughter of John and Ruth (Williams) Colson.

She married Bill Elliott on October 26, 1971

Elaine graduated from PORTA High School in 1969.

She has been employed by the Real Estate Group in Springfield for the past 10 years.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 PM on Monday, May 5, 2014 at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens.

Rev. Blake Canterbury will be officiating.

Burial will be held at Oakland Cemetery in Petersburg.

Memorials can be made to Menard County Rescue Squad or the American Cancer Society.

Family is being served by Mott & Henning Funeral Home, in Athens, IL.


  1. Bill, Brian and family,

    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with the two of you and your family during this difficult time. We wish you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. For some moments in life, there are no words, but know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Thank you for your friendship!

    With deepest sympathy,

    Eric, Rick and Carline Johnson

  2. I would like to extend my deepest condolences to the Elliott family for the loss of your dear loved one. May your treasured memories and the drawing ever closer to God through prayer begin to bring you the comfort you need during these most difficult days. Isa 25:8, 26:19. 2Cor1:3,4. Rev.21:4

  3. Bill and family, Please accept our heartfelt sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad and difficult time. Deepest sympathy, Bill & Pat Bree

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