Elsie A. Leavitt

Elsie A. Leavitt

February 3, 1929 – March 16, 2022

Preceded in death by husband, Arthur “Len” Leavitt; son, Leonard E. “Len” Leavitt; brother, Frank Hocevar; sisters, Frances Dwyer and Dorothy Tebeau.  Survived by sons, Bob (Cheryl), Russ (Sandy); daughters, Sue Leavitt (John Lortz), Therese Yakel (Paul); daughter-in-law, Kristine Leavitt; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph Hocevar (Mary).

VIGIL SERVICE: Monday, March 21st, 7pm at West Center Chapel with family receiving friends from 5pm to 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Tuesday, March 22nd, 10am at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 3601 N. 65th Street.  Interment: Resurrection Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Roncalli Catholic High School Leavitt Scholarship Fund, St Bernard Catholic Church or Angels Among Us.



  • Patty Zensinger Posted March 19, 2022 11:33 am

    Sue, I am so sorry for your loss. Elsie was an amazing woman! You were so blessed to have her for so many wonderful years!
    You and your family are in my prayers.
    Love you, Patty

  • Kathy Duncan Posted March 19, 2022 11:43 am

    Elsie was such a delightful lady. I will miss her. My heart goes out to her kids and family. Prayers to you all.

  • Joe Hocevar Posted March 20, 2022 10:06 am

    Very sorry for your loss,. Elsie was my favorite sister. She & Len left a great legacy . With love Uncle Joe.

  • Kay Doeschot Posted March 20, 2022 2:17 pm

    Elsie was a great resident at Parsons. We played bridge and poker and always had a great time. Carol Betts and I will miss her a lot but know she will have many friends and family upstairs in heaven.

  • Marcia Hocevar Posted March 21, 2022 9:27 am

    So sad Elsie is gone but so GLAD she was a part of my life and our family. Forever grateful for her introducing Joe and Dot! My heart is with you all
    Love, Marcia

  • Sandy Hall Posted March 24, 2022 10:16 am

    Dearest Sue, I am so sorry for your loss. You were blessed with a very sweet and loving mother. My love and prayers are with you.. Sandy

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