Elaine Bernadine Friese

Elaine Bernadine Friese, 94 of Ellsworth, died Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the Atrium Post Acute Care, Ellsworth, WI.

Elaine was born on May 30, 1921 in the town of Goodhue, Minnesota, the daughter of Joseph and Beatrice (Bearson) Tri. She married Renville Friese on April 27, 1939 in Zumbrota. Elaine worked for five years for the State Hospital in Hastings, MN and 25 years for the 3M Corporation.
Family was her life and the fiber of her being. She was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Beldenville, WI.
She is survived by her six children: Pamela (Irvin) Spreeman, Renee Kruger, Marolyn (John) Paape, Carolyn (Eldon) Schellfeffer, Dennis (Diane) Friese, and Janet (Charles) Pearson.
19 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Sister Ione Kittelson, daughter-in-law Judy Friese.
Preceding her in death was her husband, sons Ronald and Richard, parents and brother Delbert, and son-in-law Dick Kruger.


Funeral services for Elaine will be at 2:00pm on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Beldenville, WI. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00pm (Noon) until time of services at 2:00pm at the church on Sunday.

Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ellsworth, WI is serving the family.


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