Elaine F. Henle, age 66, died Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa. Funeral Services: 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn, with Pastor Don Drahos officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. A private family burial service will be at a later date. A memorial fund has been established.
Elaine is survived by a daughter Mindy L. Benedict (Alan) of Searsboro; a stepson Donnie Farrier (LaDema) of Mount Pleasant; three grandchildren Cody Farrier (Angelica), Corrinn Stevens and Catelynn Coffin; two great-grandchildren Michael Farrier and Darlene Farrier. She is also survived by her siblings, Beverly Foels (Richard) of Oskaloosa, Kathleen Woodman of Hartwick, Delbert Henle, Douglas Henle (Linda), and Melanie Henle, all of Belle Plaine, Dennis Henle (Connie) of Pella, Denise Beck (Dale) of Jacksboro, TX, and Richard Henle (Misty) of Coralville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Michael Farrier, a brother Raymond Henle, and a sister Lori Henle.
Elaine Frances Henle was born July 23, 1950 in Marshalltown, Iowa the daughter of Horace and Mabel Coleman Henle. She attended the Chelsea and South Tama schools graduating from Albia High School in 1970. Elaine worked as a factory worker and also as a waitress for many years. Besides spending time with her family, she enjoyed quilting, sewing for her children and grandchildren, and exhibiting at area craft shows as K & E Creations.