Newspaper Unknown - April 8, 1981

Mrs. Nellie C. Estaque, 89, of Champaign, formerly of Springfield, died at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday at Burnham Hospital in Champaign.

Mrs. Estaque was born June 22, 1897, in Athens, the daughter of Wiley and Mahalia Easton Courtwright, who preceded her in death. She married William Estaque in 1920 in Michigan City, Ind., and he died in 1966. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, four brothers, one grandson, one great-granddaughter and one great-great-grandson.

She was a homemaker and a member of Clementine Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Donald (Nancy) Tennant of Champaign, Mrs. Ken (Mary Jo) Watts of Irving, Calif., and Mrs. E. O. (Pollyann) Lees of Sun City, Calif.; two sons, Don W. Estaque of Cropsy and William A. Estaque of Walhalla, S. C.; one sister, Winifred Courtwright of Springfield; 19 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Ellinger-Kunz and Davis Funeral Home, with Dr. Ralph E. Nast officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park.

Transcribed by:Bertha Emmett


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