Elizabeth  Kessell
Elizabeth Kessell

Visitation: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Yurs Funeral Home of Geneva

Service: Friday, January 18th, 2013 at 11:00 am at St. Patrick Crane Road Church, 6N491 Crane Road, St. Charles, IL

Burial Location: Private


Elizabeth Ryan Kessell, age 48, of South Elgin, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2013 after a long battle with breast cancer. Elizabeth was born May 27, 1964 in Evanston, IL. The daughter of William and Joann Ryan.

She was a 1982 graduate of St. Edward High School and a 1987 graduate of Illinois State University.

She is survived by her husband of 23 years, Eric Kessell, three daughters, Jordan, Kathleen, and Rachel. Three brothers, William (Sharon) Ryan of McDonough, GA, Michael (Stephanie) Ryan of St. Charles and Timothy (Susan) Ryan of Marengo, Il. Great aunt to Jacob Nicholas Ryan of Marengo, IL. And ten nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her mother in law Linda Kessell.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, January 17th at Yurs Funeral Home, 1771 W. State Street (Rte 38), Geneva. Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 18, 2013 at St. Patrick Crane Road Church, 6N491 Crane Road, St. Charles, IL.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Covers of Comfort, 2486 Merfeld Ln, Dubuque, IA 52001.


Barb McDonel from Algonquin il IL

"May you find comfort in knowing she can now rest in peace. May you feel the love & support of your family and friends as we all help you throughout this difficult time. And most of all, may you feel the love and strength of your wonderful mother, who is with you today and always! "

Gail Sokolowski from Elgin IL

"My deepest sympathies to Elizabeths family. She always made me laugh during lunch with her wonderful stories of her family. May she rest in peace and I know she is telling them in heaven all about her girls."

Phil & Trisha Janus from Medinah AL

"We are so very saddened to hear of Beth's passing. We are keeping the entire family close in prayer."

Peggy Greenhagel from Huntley IL

"Elizabeth was a great friend and co worker at Chase. I will always remember our great talks at lunch, her courage her great sense of humor she will be dearly missed. "

Kevin Brangan & Family from San Jose CA

"May she rest now in peace and her family all find comfort in knowing she is no longer in pain."

Donna Heise from Woodbridge, VA

"Beth and your family are in our prayers. "

Nancy Ryan Proesel from DeKalb IL

"My heart goes out to Beth's family. This has been an extremely long and difficult illness. Beth will be remembered for her quick wit when we gather afterward to share fond memories. It's the Irish way!"





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