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Elise E. Lessing

December 25, 1927 April 30, 2018
Elise E. Lessing
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Obituary for Elise E. Lessing

Dr. Elise E. Lessing, 90, longtime resident of Oak Park; loving mother of Joel (Laurie Stokes) Lessing and Marie-Elise (the late Stephen) Diamond; cherished grandmother of Jacob, JC, and Caleb; fond sister of the late Alfreda Elkins. Dr. Lessing was a member of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Oak Park. She received her undergrad from Oberlin College and her PhD from University of Chicago. Dr. Lessing worked for the Institute of Juvenile Research, and later the Illinois Department of Mental Health. She also authored many research articles.

Visitation, Saturday, May 5th, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with a service at 6:30 p.m., at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Interment, Tuesday, May 8th, 11 a.m. at Concordia Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to National Alliance on Mental Illness are appreciated.

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Visitation

Saturday

5

May

3:00 PM 5/5/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/5/2018 8:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

5

May

6:30 PM 5/5/2018 6:30:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

8

May

11:00 AM 5/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
Concordia Cemetery

7900 Madison St.
Forest Park, IL 60130

Concordia Cemetery
7900 Madison St. Forest Park 60130 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Chicago

1536 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642
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