Sunday, August 9, 2020

Ilse Schack

Ilse Schack, age 83, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, August 9, 2020, at her residence in Louisville, Mississippi.
Ilse was born April 21, 1937, to Karl and Luise Elise Appel Bläser in Hanau, Germany. She attended West Union Presbyterian Church. Ilse was an accomplished seamstress who loved to sew. She was also an excellent cook and baker. During her career, Ilse worked as a
Commissary Purchasing Agent for an American military base in Germany.

Ilse is survived by her loving husband of 26 years Helmut Schack of Louisville, and two daughters Ingrid Thompson and husband Dan, and Sylvia Wright and husband John all of Louisville. One of her greatest joys was being “Oma” to her six grandchildren: Lisa (David) Addy, Jason (Maria) Thompson, Katy (Josh) Tillman, Matthew Sloan, Morgan Wright, and Mallory (“Tick”) Eaves. She also leaves behind seven great-grandchildren: Grace and Jon Addy, Mac and Will Thompson, Cade and Riley Tillman, and Amaury Eaves. Ilse was preceded in death by her parents.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at