Elsa Rae Schlaf


DAVIS JUNCTION – Elsa Rae Schlaf, age 73, of Davis Junction passed away and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. She was born Feb. 21, 1946 in Rockford, the daughter of Ralph F. and Marjorie Elsa (Hildebrand) Schlaf, Sr. 

Elsa graduated from Stillman Valley High School in 1964, she than attended Sauk Valley Community College and Western Illinois University where she obtained her Bachelor's Degree.  She obtained degrees in Electronics Technology and English Literature. She was a veteran of the United States Air Force where she served her country in the Philippines as a Medical Technician.  Later, upon discharge, Elsa worked as a skilled technician on digital programmable drives in the greater southwest region of this country and in northern Illinois. 

She was predeceased by her parents. 

She is survived by her brother Richard (Connie) Schlaf of Lost Lake, Dixon, a sister-in-law Marilyn Schlaf of Lindenwood, several nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

Her legacy of being a kind and generous caregiver to all who knew her will live on in thoughts and prayers forever. Cremation rites accorded. A celebration of Life and burial service will be private at a later date. She will be missed. 

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