Elaine Brultz

June 2, 1924 - Sept. 28, 2006

Elaine Brultz, 82, of Milwaukee, passed away peacefully Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at Mount Carmel Nursing Home in Greenfield. She was born June 2, 1924, in West Allis, to Winifred (nee Carmody) and Arthur Boettcher.

She is survived by her loving son, Robert (Judi), and two granddaughters, Kerri (Cris) McCarthy and Krista (Christopher) Arnold. She was also the great-grandma to Maxwell Arnold and baby McCarthy due in 2007. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 60 years, Rudy, who passed away July 23, 2006; her daughter, Bonnie (Roger) Hartmann; her parents; and her sister.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until the Mass of Christian burial at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 3132 S. 63rd St. Milwaukee. Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Mount Olivet Cemetery; please meet at the cemetery oiffice.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.