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Elsa Louise (Lee) Roush
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Obituary for Elsa Louise (Lee) Roush

ELSA LOUISE (LEE) ROUSH, 90, of Springfield, passed away Monday evening, May 8, 2017 at Forest Glen Health Campus, where she had resided since 2009. She was born in Clark county on August 22, 1926, the daughter of the late Vitalous A. and Elsie (Chaney) Lee.

Elsa served as church secretary for Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church for over 40 years.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Valerie Anne and Max Holly of Springfield; daughter-in-law, Barbara Dockham Roush of Columbus; five grandchildren, Amanda M. Roush-Baechle (Paul), Abigail O. Roush, Alison H. Roush, David Holly (Karen), and Carla Holly Gerber (Robert); eight great grandchildren, Lauren, Brandon, Emma, Autumn, Molly, Brandi, Breana, and Paul; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Donald Evans Roush on March 1, 2017; a son, James Lee Roush; a brother, Robert E. Lee; a step-brother, John Shunk; and two great grandchildren, Austin and Grayson.

Elsa’s funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor Daniel M. Powell officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Forest Glen and Crossroads Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Grace Lutheran Church Memorial Trust Fund, 1801 St. Paris Pike, Springfield, OH 45504 or Crossroads Hospice, 8069 Washington Village Dr., Dayton, OH 45458.

Funeral Home:
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory
830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH
US 45503

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1801 St. Paris Pike
Springfield, OH 45504





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1801 St. Paris Pike
Springfield, OH 45504


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