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Elsie Francis Exner

June 30, 1927 ~ August 23, 2017 (age 90)

Elsie Francis Exner, age 90 of Buchanan, TN, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at her residence in Buchanan, TN.


She owned and operated Lee’s Dance studio for many years in Downers Grove, IL.  She also lived in Grove City, FL for 40 years.  She enjoyed playing cards, and watching sports, especially soccer and football.  She attended First United Methodist Church in Paris, TN. 


Elsie was born June 30, 1927, in Chicago, IL, to the late Julius Worazek and the late Theresa Burghardt Worazek.


She is survived by one daughter, Bonnie (David) Stiles of Buchanan, TN; two sons, Donnie Exner of Grove City, FL, and Eddie (Debra) Exner of North Port, FL; one sister, Delores (Roger) Colton of North Palm Beach, FL; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.


Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by one brother, Edward Worazek.


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later.


Further memorial services will be held at Christ Lutheran Church in Englewood, FL, at a later date, with scattering of cremains to follow in the Christ Lutheran Church Memorial Garden.

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