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Ferne Brause11/29/1987
Services for Fern Elliott, 82, of Waukegan, Ill. and formerly of Knoxville, Iowa, who died Nov. 29, 1987 at St. Therese Hospital and Medical Park in Waukegan, were held Dec. 3 at Marsh Funeral Home in Waukegan with Rev. John L. Bray officiating.

Interment was in Warren Cemetery, Gurnee, Ill.
Mrs. Elliott was born March 26, 1905 in Knoxville, the daughter of Lucian and Mary Brause.

She graduated from Knoxville High School in 1924.
On May 29, 1926, she married Ralph Elliott.

She taught school in Iowa before moving to Illinois in 1926 and later returned to college and received her bachelors degree in education. She taught in the Beach Park School System in Illinois until her retirement in 1972.

She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, the Waukegan Historical Society, and the A.A.R.P.

She was preceded in death by her husbanmd in 1972 and her parents.

She is survived by one brother, Worth, one nephew, Carroll Brause; and one niece, Melissa Brause; all of Denver, Col.