Elsie L. Kalthoff, 82, of Marshall, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at Ray County Hospital in Richmond.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marshall. Rev. Douglas Dubisar will officiate. Organist Jeretta Hardison will lead the congregation in singing "How Great Thou Art" and "Just As I Am." Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall. Pallbearers will be Dustin Cooper, Nathaniel Cooper, Darren Kalthoff, James P. Kalthoff, John Kalthoff and Doug Sandidge. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association or Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home.
Born June 2, 1921, in Saline County, she was the daughter of the late Arthur S. Osborn and Lucy A. Souder. On Jan. 15, 1937, in Marshall, she married James W. Kalthoff Sr., who preceded her in death April 3, 1987. She was a Saline County resident her entire life and had been employed at International Shoe Company for 17 years, ConAgra Frozen Foods for eight years and Marshall Habilitation Center for 18 years before retiring in 1986. She was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Survivors include three sons, Rev. James W. Kalthoff Jr. of Chesterfield, Donald G. Kalthoff of Independence and Raymond E. Kalthoff of Marshall; one daughter, Patsy M. McNeall of Liberty; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, one sister and one grandson.