Elaine Kane, LaBelle, Fla.Elaine Clara (Anderson) Kane, 81, LaBelle, Fla., formerly of Mitchell, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at her home in LaBelle.
Elaine Clara (Anderson) Kane, 81, LaBelle, Fla., formerly of Mitchell, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at her home in LaBelle.
She was born on May 22, 1931.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Mitchell. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Mitchell.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bittner Funeral Chapel, Mitchell, with a 7 p.m. prayer service.
She was born at Storla to Leonard and Edna (Bibler) Anderson.
She attended Thompson School through the eighth grade and graduated from Letcher High School in 1949.
She attended Rock Valley College.
On Aug. 17, 1949, she married Lowell Kane at Artesian.
They began their lives in Letcher, then Mitchell and moving to Rockford, Ill., in 1955.
They raised their five children in Rockford. She worked 10 years at Riverside Nursing Home.
Lowell and Elaine traveled and spent summers in Savanna, Ill., before retiring in LaBelle.
She is survived by her husband, Lowell, of 62 years; three daughters: Saundra Reed, New York City; Susan Kane, LaBelle; and Pamela (Brian) Fleming, Machensey, Ill; two sons: Tom (Penny) Kane, Byron, Ill.; and Tim (Rachel) Kane, Machensey; 16 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, three sisters: Corrine (Lavern) Larson, Mitchell; Eldean Stekl, Mitchell; and Thelma Tastad; three sisters-in-law: Kathleen Anderson,Connie (Dick) Lidman and Karen (Gary) Krantz; and one brother-in-law, Mike (Donna) Kane.
She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Peggy; her parents and one brother, Archie Anderson.