Elnora G. Shulka

Elnora G. Shulka, 91, of West Bend, formerly of the town of Kewaskum, passed away on Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at SynergyHealth St. Joseph’s Hospital in the town of Polk.

She was born on Jan. 19, 1917, in Hysham, Mont., the daughter of the late Noel and Maude (Kast) Updyke, and on Nov. 16, 1935, she was united in marriage to Anthony "Tony" Shulka in Prairie du Chien.

Her husband preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 2000.

Elnora was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in West Bend, and was employed by Badger Lab Medical Supplies in Jackson as a lab technician for nearly 10 years, retiring in 1982.

Survivors include four children, Velma Casey, Joann (Glenn) Naumann and Dorothy Wagner, all of West Bend, and Donna Knake of Mauston; two sisters-in-law, Myrtle Shulka of Newburg and Alice Shulka of Prairie du Chien; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Elnora was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Shulka; four brothers, Floyd, Verne, Bob and Wesley Updyke; a sister, Corabel Jensen; three grandchildren, Patrick, Rickey and Patricia; four sons-in-law, Leo Casey, Vern Knake, Ron Davis and Peter Wagner; and a daughter-in-law, Sandi.

Funeral services for Elnora will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Trinity Lutheran Church in West Bend.

Rev. David Schoob will officiate and cremation will follow. Inurnment will be in Lutheran Memorial Park in Kewaskum at a later date.

Relatives and friends may call on Saturday at the church from 2 p.m. until the time of services.

Memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church are appreciated.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Elnora’s arrangements.

Additional information and guest book may be found at www.millermartinfh.com.