Elaine Purves

PORTAGE -- Elaine Purves, age 77, of Portage died on Saturday, November 15, 2008 at St. Mary Hospital in Madison.

Private Family Graveside Services will be held. Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.

Elaine was born on June 14, 1931 in Arlington Township, Wisconsin, the daughter of Walter Wolfgram and Myrtle Abel Aellig. She was married on November 5, 1948 to Glen A. Purves, who preceded her in death on December 25, 1992. Elaine thoroughly loved to play cards.

She is survived by her son, Lenard (Donna) Purves, Portage; her daughter, Debra Roisum, Madison; grandchildren, Scott (Erin) Purves, DeForest, Angela Roisum, Platteville, Heather Roisum (Jack Benisch)
Cambridge; great-granddaughter, Araiyah Benisch; brothers, Chuck (Bess) Wolfgram, Poynette, Gordy (Karan) Wolfgram, Pardeeville; sister Joyce (Dave) Caldwell, Poynette; bother-in-law, Alvin (Betty) Purves, Rio; very dear friends, Jean Michaels, Arlington, Gary and Joyce Kasten, Portage.  She is further survived by beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Glen; and her daughter, Susan.




For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)