Barbara (Wilt) Elsass, 77 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Saturday October 5, 2013 at 7:52 AM in the Emergency Room at Wayne Healthcare. She was born August 8, 1936 in Shelby County, Ohio the daughter of the late Albert Philip & Fredonia R. (Wessel) Wilt.
She was an educator retiring after 30 years of service; she then worked as a substitute teacher for 13 years. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church; a member of Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority; a member of the Ohio Retired Teachers; a member of the Darke County Retired Teachers; and she volunteered at the Garst Museum.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brother: Arthur W. Wilt.
She is survived by her husband Lee Elsass of Greenville whom she married August 25, 1957; children & spouse: Lorri & Jeff Shoop of Greenville, Larry Elsass of Margate, Florida, Lowell Elsass of Greenville; grandchildren: Krystin, Lyndsey, & Conner Elsass, Dirk Shoop; great grandchildren: Lexi & Lucas Shoop; brother: Philip W. Wilt of California.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday October 10, 2013 at 2:00 PM at St. John Lutheran Church 7418 State Route 121 N. Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Alan Knoke Officiating. Private burial will take place at St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are being handled by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be given to St. John Lutheran Church, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society 4440 Lake Forest Drive Suite 120, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242, or the Cancer Association of Darke County.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com