Elsie Karl

CHICAGO—Elsie Lidicky Karl, 85, of Chicago, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
Born March 13, 1932 in Chicago, Elsie was a daughter of Laddie and Stella (Dvorak) Lidicky. She was raised and educated in Bemidji, MN until moving to Chicago at the age of 14. On Feb. 2, 1952, Elsie married Donald Karl. She enjoyed gardening and cooking, but her pride and joy was taking care of her family and home.
Survivors include her two children, Nancy McMahon (Grant) McDowell of Wilmington and Russell Karl of Chicago; four grandchildren: Sarah (Nathan) Dudley of Minooka, Genevieve McMahon of Wilmington and Jeff McMahon and Denise McMahon both of Florida; two great-grandchildren, Ahnika and Rylan Dudley; sister, Agnes (Marvin) Phillips of Westchester and four nephews: Gary, David, Richard and Steven Phillips.
Elsie was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved husband of 35 years.
Per Elsie’s wishes green flameless cremation rites have been accorded.
Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Elsie’s memorial page by logging onto www.BaskervilleFuneral.com.
Flameless cremation services have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.

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