Elsie Tozier, 88, Portage County Health Care Center, died there Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001.
Private family services were held Friday at Boston Funeral Home. Her ashes will be buried later in Plainfield Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the National Alzheimer’s Association of Chicago, Ill., for research.
Mrs. Tozier was born Feb. 14, 1912, in Plainfield, a daughter of the late Otto and Agnes (Sharp) Oestrich.
She graduated from Emerson High School in Stevens Point at the age of 16.
She worked for the Copps Corp. in the accounting department for more than 40 years.
She was a longtime member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Jacquin Joan Dassow, Milwaukee, and Donna Jean (Jiggs) Gaedtke and Konny Rae (Robert) Rishel, both of Bella Vista, Ark.; one sister, Edna Riley, Amherst; 15 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her former husband, four sisters and one brother.