Elaine M. Heine


Elaine M. Heine, 76, of Little Prairie, passed away Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She was born Jan. 24, 1933, the daughter of the late Harry and Emma Heinberg.

Elaine was a past general leader for the Kettle Moraine Eagles 4H and she enjoyed gardening, baking, canning, sewing and spending time with her family.

She will be sadly missed by her son, Kenneth of Little Prairie; daughters, Diane Haugen (Art Alders) of Clarks Grove, Minn., Nancy Heine of Little Prairie and Mary (Randy) Richmond of Elkhorn; grandchildren, Katie (Josh Bluhm) and Jenny (Brandon Haubenschild) Haugen, Monica, Kim and Jackie Heine, Beth Heine, and Tyler and Ashley Richmond; brothers, Harvey (Jackie) Heinberg and Harold (Laura) Heinberg; and her aunt, Ruth French. Elaine is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd, and a sister, Pearl Heinberg.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, at Mealy’s Funeral Home, 320 W. Main St., Palmyra. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, at the funeral home, with Carolyn Boyden officiating. Burial will follow at Little Prairie Cemetery.

For the online obituary and guest registry, go to www.hdlfuneralhomes.com. Mealy’s Funeral Home in Palmyra, 495-2127, is assisting the family.