Elisabeth Marie Scheel, age 88, of McHenry, died Wednesday, July 3, 2008 at her home.
She was born February 11, 1920 in Germany to Wilhelm and Marie (Stettner) Boehringer. On November 23, 1946 she married Erwin Scheel in Germany.
Elisabeth was an inspector and supervisor for Oaks Mfg. in Crystal Lake from 1963 until her retirement on February 1, 1985. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.
She enjoyed gardening, baking and cooking and was a doting grandmother to her grandchildren and great grandchild.
She is survived by her husband Erwin of 61 years; two children, Ingrid Knechtsberger of Mosinee, WI., Guenter (Karen) Scheel of Wonder Lake; three grandchildren, Bryan (Jenny) Scheel of Genoa City, WI., Kevin (Amy) Scheel of Peoria, AZ., Julie Knechtsberger of York, PA.; and a great grandchild, Maya.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2008 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL. 60050.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 7, at Zion Lutheran Church, 4206 W. Elm Street, McHenry.
Inurnment will be in Woodland Cemetery, McHenry.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials be made to Zion Lutheran Church.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send on-line condolences to the family at www.justenfh.com.