Elizabeth Adele Mohr Tortorich passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the age of 65. Elizabeth was born January 14, 1955, in New Orleans, LA, and was a resident of Lacombe, LA, since 2010. Daughter of Joyce Kieffer Mohr and the late Richard Philip Mohr, and granddaughter of the late Oscar and Ella Mohr and the late John and Alga Kieffer. Devoted mother of Kaitlin Nannette Tortorich, Annalise Maria Tortorich, and Micah Ian Thomas Tortorich (Teri), and step-mother of Kristin Tortorich and Emily Tortorich Simon (Scott). Loving grandmother of Ava, Addison, Lexi, Camron, and Tristan. Beloved sister of Philip Leonard Mohr (Leanna) and Donald Robert Mohr, and aunt of Suzannah Mohr Alexis (Stewart), Jeremy Mohr, (Stacey), and Timothy Mohr (Kaitlin). Great-aunt of Abigail Mohr, Mae Alexis, and Jude Mohr.
Elizabeth was a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School, Centenary College, and University of New Orleans. A woman of many talents and interests, Elizabeth was a school teacher, daycare operator, restaurant owner, gymnastics center owner and judge, a breeder of Sheltie dogs and miniature horses, and a lover of all animals. Her many fur babies will miss her, especially her beloved Ellie.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Boulevard, New Orleans, LA, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at 11:00am, followed by a funeral service in the Chapel at 1:00pm. Pastor Rhyne Putman of First Baptist Church of Kenner, LA, and Father Stephen Dardis of Holy Family Catholic Church of Luling, LA, officiating. Following the service, family and friends are invited to Second Line to the burial in Greenwood Cemetery.
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