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Elaine Helen (Altmann) Henning
Elaine Helen (Altmann) Henning

Elaine Helen (Altmann) Henning, Age 82 of Monroe, died on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Pleasant View Nursing Home. She was born on July 29, 1938 in Monroe the daughter of William and Helen (Geisberger) Altmann.

Elaine was a 1956 graduate of Monroe High School.

Elaine and Henry Eugene Henning were married on September 5, 1959 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA, they divorced in 1980.

Elaine was employed with the United Telephone Company, farmed, cooked for CL Swanson, and she did in-home care for elderly care residents at Harmony Manor and Preferred Living.

She was a member of the Women of the Moose Chapter#544, Monroe Garden Club, and the Green County Homemakers.

She is survived by her daughter, Henrietta (Dudley) Timm of Monroe, brother, Harley (Nancy) Altmann; niece, Malinda (Leo) Happ and nephew, Justin (Ruth) Altmann; grandchildren: Scott, Cory and Eric Timm; cousin, Carol Ellingson and lifetime neighbors and friends, Duane (Kathy) Kubly. She is also survived by special brothers and sisters-in-law, Martha Payne, Joe (Helen) Henning, Rita O’Reilly, Leo (Judy) Henning, Rosemary (Jack) Spiller III, Laverne (John) Maccabee, Bernadette (Gary) Arrant, Aloysius (Becky) Henning, and her special cats, Sammy, Mitty and Schotzee.

She is preceded in death by parents, former husband, Henry Eugene Henning, brothers-in-law, Fidelis (Barb) Henning, Ralph Payne and Earl O’Reilly.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home with Pastor Mary Gafner officiating. Burial will take place at Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 11-1 pm on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at the funeral home until time of Service.

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund is being established in Elaine’s memory.

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