Born: September 17, 1928
Died: February 13, 2014
Services: 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus
Visitation: Saturday from Noon until 2 p.m. at the church
Elaine R. Schilling, 85, of Columbus passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Columbus Community Hospital sounded by her family.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus with the Rev. Daniel Sims officiating. A visitation will also be held on Saturday from Noon until 2 p.m. at the church. Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery in Columbus.
Elaine Ruth was born the daughter of Arthur and Elsie (Nehmer) Lemke on September 17, 1928 in the Township of York. She was married to Wilbur L. Schilling on September 24, 1949 in Waterloo, WI through which they were later blessed with their loving son Kim. Elaine was employed with the Poser Clinic in Columbus for 42 years.
Elaine was a longtime member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus where she served as a member of the Ladies Aid and Altar Society. She volunteered for Meals-on-Wheels and the Red Cross Blood Bank. Elaine was a member of the Columbus Country Club and attended Badger football games for most of her married life. She also enjoyed working on the planning committee for her class reunion.
Elaine is survived by her son, Kim of Columbus; and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Wilbur in 2010, and her sister, Jean Gross.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Zion Ev. Lutheran Church or the Columbus Community Hospital both of Columbus.
Location: Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home, Columbus (Map)
Church: Zion Ev. Lutheran Church-Columbus (Map)