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NAME Kelsey Marie Barsic, age 17, of Elburn, died tragically following a car accident early Tuesday, August 18, 2009. In an instant, a thousand other lives changed forever, but Kelsey’s smile and generosity will never be forgotten.BORN: She was born in Aurora, Il. on April 1, 1992 the daughter of Jim and Brenda (Weiland) Barsic.EARLY YEARS:Kelsey grew up in Elburn and attended Kaneland schools. She planned to graduate in 2010 and attend college to pursue a medical career. She had made several wonderful lifelong friends during her school years.OCCUPATION / WORK HISTORY:When she wasn’t in school or busy with friends, Kelsey worked at an ice cream parlor in Sycamore. LIFE NOTES: Always on the move, Kelsey was rarely home. She was full of life, fun, and energy. A social teenager, Kelsey always had time for friends and going out. She also made time to help her grandpa with household chores and would enjoy a long lunch with him afterwards. She enjoyed spending time with her sister Kaitlyn and taking her places even though she would have to search Kaitlyn’s room for her clothes. Kelsey and her friend Caitlin loved taking her youngest sister Kaley and Caitlin’s nephew for a fun day at Chuck E Cheese. Kelsey was an adventurous soul who liked to vacation with family and friends in Wisconsin and Disney World. She loved to laugh and brought joy to everyone. She was always eager to help others. She will be greatly missed and treasured forever. SURVIVORS: She now leaves her parents, Jim and Brenda, Two sisters:Kaitlyn and Kaley;Maternal grandfather, LaVerne Weiland Elburn, ILSeveral aunts and uncles:Dan (Karen) Weiland of Elburn, ILLaura (Billy) Larson of Cortland, ILValerie (Chad) Boughton of Elburn, IL Charles "Chas" Barsic of Maple Park, ILMatt Barsic of Sycamore, IL, Karen (Jim) Morris of Doha, QatarMike (Connie) Koebke Barsic of Madison, WI,Marianne Gemmer of Maple Park, IL and Mark Gemmer of Kaneville, IL.Several cousins Brian Gemmer of Kaneville, IL Megan (Brad) Thill of North Aurora, IL Emily Koebke Barsic of Madison, WI Paul Koebke Barsic of Madison, WI David Gander of Madison, WI Bob Gander of Rochester, MN Eric Gander of Rochester, MN Jennifer (Ben) Halvorson of Chatfield, MN Craig Weiland of Anchorage, AK Matt Weiland of Elburn, IL Michelle Weiland of Elburn, IL Drake Boughton of Elburn, IL Siara Boughton of Elburn, IL Logan Boughton of Elburn, ILAnd many special family and friends wherever she went.PRECEDED:She now joins her maternal grandmother, Josephine Weiland, maternal grandparents, Joseph and Edna "Babs" Barsic who preceded her in death. VISITATION / FUNERAL Visitation will be from 2-8p.m. with a wake service to begin at 8 p.m. Monday, August 24, 2009 at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St., Elburn, IL. A mass to celebrate her life will begin at 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 25, at St. Gall Church. Fr. Karl Ganss, pastor of the church, will officiate and interment will follow at S.S. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Virgil IL. MEMORIAL In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name. Checks may be made to the "Kelsey Barsic Memorial" and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at www.conleycare.com.
Visitation will be from 2-8p.m. with a wake service to begin at 8pm Monday, August 24, 2009 at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St., Elburn, Il. A mass to celebrate her life will begin at 11:00 am, on Tuesday, August 25, at St. Gall Church, Fr. Karl Ganss, pastor of the church, will officiate and interment will follow at S.S. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Virgil, Il.
Interment will follow at S.S. Peter and Paul.