Elaine Potrykus

Aug. 2, 1935 - Jan. 2, 2007

Elaine (nee Hillegas) Potrykus, 71, of Eagle, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007, surrounded by her family.

She was born Aug. 2, 1935, the daughter of Alfred and Louise (nee Horn) Hillegas.

Elaine was employed as a visual display manager for clothing retailers until her retirement. She was a member of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Eagle.

Elaine is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Conrad Potrykus; her children, Scott (Beth) Potrykus of Franklin, Pam (Jim) Nejedlo of Delafield and Kari (Garrett) Hoyt of Mukwonago; and grandchildren, Evan, Alex, Ethan and Griffen Potrykus, Caitlin and J.T. Nejedlo and T.J., Joey and Kati McCormick. She is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Louise Hillegas.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Mealy’s Funeral Home, 103 Eagle St., Eagle. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 136 Waukesha Road, Eagle. The Rev. Dennis Ackeret will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Theresa’s Catholic Church or to one of the donor’s choice.

Mealy’s Funeral Home in Eagle, 594-2442, is serving the family.