Elaine Barth, 78, of Waukesha, passed away August 22, 2015. She was born on January 11, 1937, in Wynona, Oklahoma, the daughter of the late Coleman and Billy Jean (nee Burke) Smith.
Elaine married Elmer Barth in Shidler, Oklahoma, in 1959. Elaine was a bookkeeper for Ray Scheifen, a CPA in Waukesha, where she worked as a trusted and valued employee for many years until her retirement.
Elaine is survived by her beloved husband of 56 years, Elmer Barth. She was the loving mother of Craig (Juanita) Barth, Tammy Barth and the late Jeffrey Lee Barth. Elaine is also survived by grandchildren Tyler (Jenny) Schultz, Daniel Barth, Jesse Barth and Vicki Thom. Elaine is further survived by brothers Alan (Nelda) Smith, Joe Smith, Ray (Kathaleen) Smith and Lee (Anne) Smith. Elaine is additionally survived by great-grandchildren and by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Bill and Johnny Smith; and sisters Colene Smith Long, Alice Smith Head and Margaret Smith Connor.
A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, August 30, from 1 PM to 3 PM at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.
No formal services will be held.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the charity of the donorís choice are suggested by the family.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences. For a copy of this obit or directions, text 1538792 to 414 301-6422.