August 31, 1922 - June 26, 2017

Services are private.

Memorial Contributions

Memorial contributions may be made to:


The Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 800, Chicago, IL, 60631


Or to:


The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD, 21741-5014.


Elsie B. Hanson, nee Bruschini, age 94, of Evanston.  Beloved wife of the late James Irving Currey, Donald Knowles, and John Hanson;  dear mother of Kathy Fillingham, Karen Heytow, Patricia Gallatin, Mary Kratz, Mike and Jeff Knowles, Ellen Dillon, and the late Dennis Currey, Donald Knowles, Joanne Rohr, and Lois Longston;  loving grandmother and great-grandmotherContinue Reading

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Dr. Patrick (Pat) Knowles left a message on June 27, 2017:
You brought soooo much love and caring to everyone. The world is a much better place for your having lived in it, Elsie! We all loved you. We'll take it from here.
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
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