ROCKFORD — Elsie Irene Beougher, 75, of Rockford, died early Friday morning, March 1, 2019, at home. She was born March 3, 1943, in Decatur, Indiana, the daughter of Delbert and Catherine (Banning) Thatcher. On July 6, 1963, she married Lowell Beougher, and he survives in Rockford.

Other survivors include:

Daughter — Tracy (Chris) Heitkamp of Rockford

Daughter-in-law — Amy Beougher of Celina

Brother — Eugene (Vivian) Thatcher of Willshire, Ohio

Sisters — Virgie Lister, Decatur; Marjorie “Marty” (Larry) Hileman, Rockford; Virginia (Harold) Vanhorn, Decatur; Darlene “Darly” (Conley) Marsee, Rockford; and Mary Dick, Decatur

She was preceded in death by her son, Curtis Beougher; five brothers, Reynold, Preston, Alvin, Joe, and an infant brother, Monte; and three sisters, Bonnie Sutton, Juanita Cable, and Rose Johnson.

Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at Praise Point Church in Willshire, with Pastor Brad Kittle officiating. Friends may call at Praise Point on Tuesday, March 5, from 2 - 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Private graveside services will be held for the family at a later date.

Condolences may be expressed at ketchamripley.com. Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford, is handling the arrangements.