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Elsa Dale

BLOOMINGTON — Elsa L. Dale, 80, of Bloomington died at 6:01 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, at her home.

Elsa was born on Aug. 27, 1932, in Princeton, the daughter of Raymond and Laura Clark Hassler.

Surviving are her children, Morris (Karen) Dale of Bloomington and Ramona Cone of Mackinaw; her grandchildren, Vanessa Connelley, Adrian Connelley, Joshua Altfilisch, Benjamin Altfilisch, Sam Cone, Benjamin Cone and Mallory Cone; and her brother: Robert (Melva) Hassler of Princeton.

Elsa is a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church of Bloomington, Bloomington Moose Lodge 745 and the MLS.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bloomington with Pastor Jonathan Manor officiating. Burial will be at Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington following the services. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington.

Memorials may be made to Mooseheart, Mooseheart Child City and School Inc., Mooseheart, Illinois 60539.

The family would like to thank OSF Hospice for the kindness and generosity that they provided for Elsa and her family during her illness.

Online condolences may be left at


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