Elsie J. Justus
Elsie Jean Justus, 68, of Round Lake Beach passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 30, 1948 in Virginia to Mary Magdalene Lester and Burton Justus.
Elsie is survived by her husband of 49 years, Carl Justus; children, Carol Justus of Monroe, WI and Carl (Tracy) Justus of Chicago; grandchildren, Maycee, Tiffany, Sara, Shelby, Lauren, Dylan and Devin; great grandchildren, Saydee, Baylee, Jaelynn, Benjamin and Lorelei; and siblings, Nell Marie Price, Geraldine Wossley, Luther Justus, Joe Justus and Barrett Justus. She was preceded in death by her brother, Clyde Justus and 2 grandsons, Andrew Driggers and Dustin Justus.
Friends of the family may visit on Friday, September 1, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 with the funeral service at 6:00 p.m. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.
To the family & friend of Mrs. Elsie Justus:
I offer many ((((HUGS)))), blessings and my deepest sympathy of the sudden loss of Mrs. Elsie Justus.
She was a loving Child, Sister, Cousin, Wife, Aunt, Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother as well as a special friend and neighbor to many.
I first met the Justus family 45 years ago in Chicago, Illinois as a Kindergartener and classmate all the way through 8th grade graduation of her daughter, Carol Justus. I remember her Elsie pushing Carl, Jr. in a stroller while taking her daughter to school. Time went on Carol & I went to different high schools, lived our lives BUT remained friends from a distance and in our hearts. Carol became a Mother then “Facebook” became the newest Social Media site where people could find their friends from days long gone. Carol and I re-connected. Soon after her Mother and I re-connected and i was awestruck because her Mother never changed. Although the distance of time went on, it felt as if we never were apart. Little did I know that moving from Chicago, IL Cook County North to Lake County that we are all once again closer. From a shorter distance I watched as Carol’s family grew and she became a first time Grandmother to Saydee Rose, what a beautiful perfect baby and of course time moved on and her other daughters became Mothers to more Grandchildren.
With Many Blessings, Hugs and Love,
Your friend – Kathy Strangaritch
I’m so sorry for your loss Aunt Elsie will be missed by all of us
Vista Hospice sends our deepest condolences for your loss!
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