Elaine F. Hinke, age 87, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2011. Elaine was born in Chippewa Falls, WI, July 7, 1924, daughter of the late Ralph and Dorothy (nee: Crandall) Mills.
Survivors include her children, Theresa (Robert) Klaus, Katie (Tom) Herzog, Mike (Aurelia) Hinke, John (special friend Carol) Hinke, Julie (Tom) Hopkins, Pat (Marjorie) Hinke, Dotty (Bill) Schulz, Ann (Larry) Charles, Jerry (April) Hinke; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Ethel Hinke; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters Eunice Erickson and Ruth Mills; special aunt, Helen Boehlke; and nephew, Robert Mills.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at the Southern Wisconsin Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Town of Dover. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Tuesday at the funeral home from 5 p.m.. until 7 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Memorials to the Methodist Kahler School of Nursing Scholarship Fund have been suggested.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888