Emily Jane Nesvacil, 93, of Mt. Auburn, IL passed away at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham, IL.

Emily was born April 6, 1925 in Harristown, IL, the daughter of Jesse James and Bertha (McQueen) Heath. She married Edward James Nesvacil in Wisconsin, and he preceded her in death in June of 1965.

Emily attended Taylorville High School. She was a homemaker and a seamstress, and enjoyed sewing, baking, and oil painting. Emily was a long-time member of the Mt. Auburn Church of Christ

She was also preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Thomas A. Hurelbrink; sisters, May Babbs, Dovie Blankenship, Alice Andersen, and Ruth Hjort; and brothers, Clarence and Fredrick Heath.

Emily is survived by her children, Gary (wife, Linda) Nesvacil of Wisconsin Dells, WI, and Susan (husband, Paul) Hurelbrink of Mt. Auburn, IL; grandchildren, Gary Nesvacil II, Ed Nesvacil, Krista Nesvacil, Melinda Morgan, and Jesse Pettis; 6 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial Ceremony: 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2018 at the Mt. Auburn Church of Christ, 128 W. Church St., Mt. Auburn, IL 62547 with Pastor Dan Armstrong officiating.

Inurnment will be accorded at a later date at Fowler Cemetery, in Elroy, WI.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin St., Taylorville, IL 62568 has been entrusted with ceremonies.

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