Christy Ellen (Hausmann) Elliott, 77, of Urbana passed away peacefully at 1:48 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019 at her home surrounded by family.
Private graveside services will be held at a later date at Rushville Cemetery, Rushville, IL.
Christy was born in Chicago on November 22, 1941 to parents Gustav and Helen (Pippig) Hausmann. They preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was her son Thomas Elliott.
She grew up in Chicago and Fox Lake.
On March 3, 1963 Christy married the love of her life, Robert Elliott in Macomb, IL. They learned to collaborate and taught each other many things. Robert passed away in December of 1995.
She is survived by her daughter Lori Elliott of Urbana, three grandchildren; Kayla Elliott, Jenna Elliott and Matt Pieper and five great grandchildren.
Christy earned her Master’s Degree from the University of Illinois; she was a teacher for over thirty years, retiring from Urbana School District #116.
Christy loved her family and friends and enjoyed spending time with them over the years. She loved celebrating the holidays, volunteering with very dedicated individuals and watching the new generations develop.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Champaign County Humane Society.
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