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Elaine Ruth (Marchell) Fees

September 28, 1941 ~ June 3, 2020 (age 78)


Elaine R. Fees, age 78, passed away peacefully at Brookdale of Mentor, June 3, 2020.  She was born September 9, 1941 in Wyandotte, Michigan to Edward and Ruth (Lietke) Marchell.

Elaine was employed for 6 years at the Lutheran Church in Decatur, Illinois and before that she worked for the Lutheran Church in Chanute, Kansas as the church secretary for 20 years.  She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Painesville.  Elaine loved music and liked to practice and play organ.  She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.  She is known for telling people she has the “most perfect” grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter, Michelle (Richard) Szoradi of Painesville; son, Michael Fees of Mentor; grandchildren, Aliana, Kaylan, and Marisa Szoradi.

Elaine was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Ross Fees in 2012 and her parents.

Family and friends will be received Sunday, June 7, 2020 from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Spear Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Avenue, Painesville, OH.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, June 8th at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 250 Bowhall Road in Painesville. 

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June 7, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Spear Mulqueeny Funeral Homes
667 Mentor Ave.
Painesville, OH 44077

Funeral Service
June 8, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church
250 Bowhall Road
Painesville, OH 44077

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