Elsie J. Semanik, 83, of Thayer, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. 

She was born April 22, 1938, the daughter of Joseph and Agnes Elko Semanik.

Elsie spent the majority of her professional career at Illinois Bell. She was currently serving as clerk for the Auburn Township. She was also a member of Sacred Heart Church in Virden.

Survivors include her nieces, Kristie (Tommy) Schroeder of St. Cloud, Florida and Pam Semanik (Rowland ‘Bing” Chang) of Oak Park; nephew, Joe (Janet) Semanik of Springfield and four great-nephews.

A life celebration will be held at a later date. Her remains have been donated to medical science. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donors’ choice.