Elaine M. Bennett

Nov. 3, 1938 - Dec. 16, 2008

Elaine M. Bennett of the town of Waukesha died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Virginia Health and Rehabilitation Center at age 70. She was born Nov. 3, 1938, in Waukesha, to Clarence and Ruby (nee Stair) Wendt.

On April 1, 1966, Elaine married Gerald Bennett at Evangelical and Reformed United Church of Christ, where she has been a lifelong member. She was a 1957 graduate of Waukesha High School. She had worked at Waukesha Foundry for 40 years.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Gerald of the town of Waukesha, along with their children, Lynn (Jeff) Heaney of Crandon, Robert Hutchinson of Waukesha and Lori Anne Bennett of West Allis. She was the dear grandmother of Christina Hutchinson and Michael Heaney. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Clarence Jr., Richard and Earl.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Dec. 20, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha, with the Rev. Ralph Schultz presiding. Private burial will be held at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Memorials in Elaine’s name are appreciated to American Heart and Stroke Association, 660 E. Mason St. Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53202, or American Diabetes Association, 2323 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 502, Wauwatosa, WI 53226-1507.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to for directions or to leave an online tribute.