Elsie Birch
Elsie Birch
  • October 26, 1918 - May 18, 2013
  • Palm Harbor, Florida

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Birch, Elsie D. 94 of Palm Harbor died Saturday May 18th at St. Mark's Village Assisted Living Facility, Palm Harbor. Born Oct 26, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois she was the daughter of Max and Mary Demsar Omerzel. Elsie graduated from St. Mary's High School in Chicago, Illinois in 1935. She was a former member of St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Chicago and current member of St. Luke's Evangelist Catholic Church and its Ladies Guild and the Palm Harbor Bowling League. Elsie was a homemaker. She married the late William Robert Birch July 21, 1942; he died May 1, 2000. She is survived by three daughters, Joann (Larry) Deem of Locust Grove, VA., Janice (Bill) Skadow of Colorado Springs, CO., and Mary Ellen (Albert) Hochevar of Kennesaw, GA., six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Elsie is pre deceased by her sisters Mary Hraster, Sister Dolores Omerzel and Ann Gainer. Service will be at Christ Church, Winnetka, Illinois at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Evangelist Catholic Church or EWTN. www.mossfeasterpalmharbor.com