Elaine A. Pfaff

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Elaine A. Pfaff, 97, of Mountain, passed away on March 8, 2017.

Elaine was born on April 4, 1919, to the late Walter and Anna (Coleman) Saffran in Wisconsin. She married Edwin Pfaff on June 11, 1937.

Elaine greatly enjoyed sewing and making ceramic crafts.

Elaine is survived by her nine children, Janice Frederickson, of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, Rosa (Robert) Schenkenberger, of Aurora, Colorado, Ruth Schomer, of Mesa, Arizona, Susan Donaldson, of Belton, Texas, Bruce (Pat) Pfaff, of Downers Grove, Illinois, Steven (Linda) Pfaff, of Pueblo, Colorado, Deborah (Don) Snider, of Bolingbrook, Illinois, Richard (Debi) Pfaff, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Valerie (Dan) Fingal, of Mountain; three siblings, Walter (Lorna) Saffran, of Oconto Falls, Elizabeth Patula, of Westmont, Illinois, and Carol Dunn ,of Denver, Colorado; 28 grandchildren and 51 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by many great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin; parents, Walter and Anna Saffran; siblings, Eva Babich, Harold Saffran, Leo Saffran and James Saffran.

Visitation will be held on July 22, 2017, at Tabor Lutheran Church in Mountain from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Paul Scheunemann officiating. Interment will take place in Mountain Cemetery following the service.

Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in Suring is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences can be expressed at www.gruetzmacherfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Unity Hospice of Green Bay, in memory of Elaine Pfaff. Donations can be made at www.unityhospice.org or through the mail. Further information is available at Unity Hospice’s website.

A special thank you to Unity Hospice and their staff for their care and support offered to Elaine Pfaff and the family.