Elaine J. Jenks
Elaine J. Jenks, 89, of Fond
du Lac, died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home.
She was born on June 7, 1925,
in Fond du Lac, a daughter of Bernard and Marjorie Berry Naparala. Elaine was a graduate of Fond du Lac Senior
On September 21, 1946, she
married Ralph Earl Jenks at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church, with the late
Pastor John Becker officiating. Together
they celebrated 54 years of marriage.
Elaine was employed at
various jobs and retired from Giddings & Lewis Electronics on May 25, 1984,
at the age of 58 years, after 20 years of employment.
She was an active member of
Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church. Elaine
was a former member of Ruth Circle, Sunshine chairperson, and did various jobs
in the church, including being a money counter.
Elaine and Ralph did a lot of
traveling, especially trips to casinos.
She enjoyed playing cards, planting flowers, boating, and entertaining
friends and relatives.
She is survived by a sister,
Beatrice (David) Cardinal; a sister-in-law, Alice Joyce Smith; a brother-in-law,
Carroll John Jenks; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by
her parents; and her beloved husband, Ralph.
The funeral service will be
held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at Mach Funeral Chapel &
Crematory, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac, with Pastor Tom Meyer officiating.
The visitation will be on Thursday
at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.
Burial will follow in
Mach Funeral Chapel &
Crematory is serving the family, www.machfuneralchapel.com.