Elsie Faye Nowlan, 78, of Coffeen, IL, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 9:56 a.m. at Hillsboro Area Hospital in Hillsboro, IL. A Visitation will be held on Monday, January 11, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Free Methodist Church in Coffeen, IL. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Free Methodist Church in Coffeen, IL. Rev. Eugene Dunkley, Pastor of Free Methodist Church in Coffeen, IL will officiate. Burial will be at Shiloh Cemetery in Rural Coffeen, IL.
Mrs. Nowlan was born in Rural Fillmore, IL to the late Frank J. & Ida (Hill) Schwiering. She was a Nokomis High School Graduate, Class of 1960. Mrs. Nowlan married Charles Nowlan on September 17, 1961 at Fillmore Lutheran Church in Fillmore, IL; He survives in Coffeen, IL. She had owned a daycare for several years. Mrs. Nowlan was a member of Free Methodist Church in Coffeen, IL; Mt. Moriah Ladies Aide; Last living member of Happy Hour Circle; Senior Citizens of Coffeen; she loved quilting, especially quilting lap robes. She had lived in the Coffeen area her entire life.
Mrs. Nowlan is survived by her husband Charles Nowlan; her children Dennis (wife, Kim) Nowlan of Oak Forest, IL; Dean (wife, Tina) Nowlan of Coffeen, IL; grandchildren, Carrie Greenwood (significant other, Joseph Weller), Michael (wife, Michelle) Greenwood, Meagan Nowlan and Lucas Nowlan; four great-grandchildren, Victoria, Veronica, Katelynn, Ronan. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters.
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