|TOULON -- Harrel L. Elschlager, 91,
of Toulon, died at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004, at Toulon
Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Toulon.
Funeral services will
be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at DeBolt-Kidd Funeral Home, Toulon.
Rev. Paul Wier will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8
tonight at DeBolt-Kidd Funeral Home. Burial will be in Toulon
Cemetery, Toulon. Memorial contributions may be made to his church
or Toulon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.
Born April 7, 1913, in Downing, Mo., the son of Loren and Ella
Gullett Elschlager, he married Eleanor Rist on Jan. 7, 1940, in
Toulon. She died March 6, 1998, in Peoria.
Surviving are two daughters, Betty Miller of Illinois City and
Mrs. Roger (Linda) Shults of Toulon; two grandchildren, Keith Shults
and Brian Shults; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Ruel
Elschlager of Burlington, Iowa; and one sister, Vina Graham of Iowa.
Also preceding him in death was two sisters.
He was an area farmer and roofing contractor for many years
before retiring. He was a member of the Toulon United Methodist