Elizabeth C. "Elsie" Desjardins
Elizabeth C. "Elsie" Desjardins, 87, of 100 Forest Rd., St. Marys, died unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, April 17, 2012.She was born Jan. 5, 1926 in Neunkirchen, Germany, a daughter of the late Martin and Ella Scheer Kraeber.Mrs. Desjardins was a member of the St. Mary's Church. She retired from Pure Carbon after many years of service. She enjoyed playing cards and reading.She was married to the late Francis R. Fodge, who preceded her in death in 1986. She was then preceded in death by her second husband, Gerard R. Desjardins, in 1988.She is survived by a son, Michael Fodge and his wife Debra of Ohio; two daughters, Terri McRae of New Mexico and Patricia Fodge and her husband Jack Tucker of St. Marys; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and her first and second husbands, she was preceded in death by a sister, Marianne Janz.Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Elizabeth C. "Elsie" Desjardins at the St. Mary's Catholic Church, Church Street, St. Marys, on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at noon, with the Rev. Meinrad Lawson, OSB, as celebrant. Burial will be in the St. Marys Catholic Cemetery.There will be no visitation.Lynch-Green Funeral Home, 151 N. Michael St., St. Marys, is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be placed at www.LynchGreen.com.