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Elizabeth J. Gorsage

April 4, 1928 March 12, 2018
Elizabeth J. Gorsage
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Obituary for Elizabeth J. Gorsage

Peoria- Elizabeth J. Gorsage, age 89, of Peoria, passed away peacefully at 1:30 PM on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Rosewood Care Center in East Peoria.

Born April 4, 1928 in Peoria, she was a daughter to August and Julie Geist. On July 29, 1950 she married Thomas M. Gorsage in Peoria. He preceded her in death March 6, 2006. Elizabeth worked as a bookkeeper for Platners and was a homemaker. She was an avid and involved St. Bernard’s parishioner who volunteered at Sophia’s Kitchen. Elizabeth will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.

Survivors include three sons: Stephen (Peggy) Gorsage of Broomfield, CO, Richard (Susan) Gorsage of Haslet, TX, and Tim (Susan) Gorsage of Washington, IL; four grandchildren: Julia (Tim) Cranford, Zachary (Kristy) Gorsage, Brian (Brooke) Gorsage, and Jennifer (Brian) Rottinghaus; nine great-grandchildren: Ben, Sloan, Sadie, Emma, Augie, Liam, John, Lily, and Brynn.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, husband Thomas.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 9:00 AM till time of Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Bernard Catholic Church. Father Jim Pankiewicz will officiate and burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials in Elizabeth’s memory may be made to Sophia’s Kitchen.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

16

Mar

9:00 AM 3/16/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 3/16/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

16

Mar

10:00 AM 3/16/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N. Allen Road Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sophia's Kitchen

504 Fulton St
Peoria, IL 61602
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