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Elizabeth Fassett


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Posted Online: March 21, 2013, 5:38 pm
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Elizabeth A. Fassett, 82, of Geneseo, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at her home.
Graveside funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Rodney Weber will officiate. Visitation for Elizabeth will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Vandemore Funeral Home, Geneseo. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorials to Geneseo Food Pantry or Geneseo High School FFA Chapter.
Elizabeth was born on June 22, 1930, to Ralph S. and Bernice L. Pritchard Bollen, in Geneseo. She graduated from Geneseo High School in 1947. She was united in marriage to Paul R. Fassett on Dec. 30, 1950. He preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 1987.
She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church, Geneseo. Her community activities included volunteering to read with children at Northside School and serving as an election judge.
She enjoyed a lifelong interest in gardening and agriculture and she worked diligently alongside of her husband on the family farm north of Geneseo. She was an accomplished cook and seamstress. She made many quilts for the Linus Project. She also was a very talented artist working with many different mediums. She consigned her artwork at local businesses and craft fairs.
Elizabeth is survived by her son, Roger P. (Cathelean) Fassett, Geneseo; her daughter, Linda L. (Joseph) Rudolphi, Noble, Ill.; five grandchildren, Olivia, John and Kathleen Rudolphi, and Maria and Nolan Fassett; one sister, Mary Lou (Roy) Booker, Springfield, Ill.; and two nephews, Mark Booker, Dexter, Mo., and Troy Booker, Breckenridge, Colo.
She was preceded in death by her husband; and parents.
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