Elaine J. Laird-Anderson

Elaine J. Laird-Anderson, age 73, of Pewaukee passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2010. Elaine was a ProHealth Care nurse for local hospitals and Shorehaven Health and Rehab Center. She was a member of the Oconomowoc Breakfast Club and the Waukesha Clown Troop known as "Tootsie".

Elaine is survived by her beloved husband Richard "Dick" Anderson; her loving children Glenn (Patricia) Laird of Edinburgh, Ind., William Laird of Oconomowoc, Robert (Franchesca) Laird of San Diego, Calif., John Laird of San Diego and Donn Laird of Waukesha. She was the dear stepmother of Richard (Paula) Anderson of Garland,Texas, Sandy (Steve) Anderson-Payne of Waukesha and Robert (Denise) Anderson of Oconomowoc. She was the fond sister of Barbara (Keith) Merideth of Floral City, Fla., Elly Baerman of Spokane, Wash., Margaret Reince of Milwaukee and Joyce (Don) Thies of Slinger. Elaine is also survived by six step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Laird.

Friends may visit from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. time of funeral service Thursday, March 11 at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 S. Silver Lake St. Oconomowoc. Final rest will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens. Memorials to St. Jerome Church, St. Vincent de Paul or the Haiti Project appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm - Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services, Oconomowoc, is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit the Web at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.