Elizabeth Eissfeldt

Posted 7/11/22

Elizabeth “Betty” Eissfeldt, 99, passed away July 5, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. She was a nurse.

A celebration of life service is 11 a.m. Aug. 2 at Living Saviour Lutheran Church in …

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Elizabeth Eissfeldt

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Elizabeth “Betty” Eissfeldt, 99, passed away July 5, 2022, in Charlotte, N.C. She was a nurse.

A celebration of life service is 11 a.m. Aug. 2 at Living Saviour Lutheran Church in Charlotte, N.C., with burial in Danville, Ill., Aug. 4. Plans are to have a small reception in Paris with time and date to be announced.

Mrs. Eissfeldt was born on May 28, 1923, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of the late Robert and Helen Bayley. She married the Rev. Gerhard Leverenz, who preceded her in death. She later married the Rev. Raymond Eissfeldt, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, the Rev. Linda Hatcher, David Leverenz, and Dr. Theo “Ted” Leverenz; her daughter-in-law Cindy Leverenz; her grandchildren, William “Bill” Hatcher, Kristine “Kristie” Noren, Dr. Jonathon Leverenz and Karyn Leverenz; seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by brothers Robert and William Bayley; daughter-in-law Dr. Christine Leverenz; and grandson, Peter Leverenz.

Mrs. Eissfeldt graduated from Boston College School of Nursing and served briefly in the U.S. Army, discharging in 1945 in order to care for her mother. She served as a registered nurse for all her career, primarily as an emergency room nurse.

She was a member of Living Saviour Lutheran Church in Charlotte, N.C. Her hobbies included reading, sewing, knitting and embroidery. She loved celebrating and decorating for all the holidays.

Mrs. Eissfeldt was a woman of strong Christian faith and always trusted in the Lord Jesus, her Savior. She was always very curious about the world around her and wanted to keep up with what was going on throughout the world. She read everything from National Geographic to Consumer Reports and faithfully watched her favorite cable news network channel. She was extremely generous, always looking for ways to help others with her time, talents and donations.

Memorial donations to Living Saviour Lutheran Church in Charlotte, Susan G Komen Foundation or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences may be sent to the family at Wolf Funeral Home, 314 Spratt St., Fort Mill, S.C. 29715 or Living Saviour Lutheran Church, 6817 Carmel Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28226.