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Born: October 31, 1930

Place of Birth: Ellington, CT

Death: July 19, 2012

Place of Death: Chester, IL

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Welge-Pechacek Funeral Home (Evansville)
Evansville, IL

Elaine L Gaertner

    October 31, 1930  -  July 19, 2012
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ELAINE L. GAERTNER, 81, of Walsh, Illinois, passed away at 11:10 pm, Thursday, July 19, 2012 at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, Chester, Illinois.

She was born to the late James and Hazel (nee Prentiss) Kelley on October 31, 1930 in Ellington, Connecticut.

She married Norman R. Gaertner on July 7, 1951 in Rockville, Connecticut; he preceded her in death June 24, 2001.

She was a homemaker. She also had worked at the school cafeteria in Evansville.

She was a member of St. Pius V Catholic Church, Walsh, Illinois.


1 Son: James (Mary) Gaertner Walsh, IL
1 Daughter: Christena (Omer) Schoenbeck Evansville, IL
1 Grandchild: Brian (Angie) Schoenbeck
1Step Grandchild: Casey (Melissa) Jones
2 Great Grandchildren: Kelsie & Kody Schoenbeck
2 Step Great Grandchildren: Gabriella & Jillian Jones

Preceded in death by: Parents, Husband, 4 Brothers – James, Cyril, Lionel
& Doug Kelley

Funeral Mass: 10:00 am, Monday, July 23, 2012
St. Pius Catholic Church, Walsh, Illinois
Officiating: Father John Agbasiere
Visitation: Sunday – 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday – 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Welge-Pechacek Funeral Home, Evansville, Illinois
Interment: St. Pius Catholic Cemetery
Walsh, Illinois

Memorials: Masses
Hospice of Southern Illinois