Elaine Wolkitt Obituary, Elaine Wolkitt Has Passed Away – Death Cause
Elaine Wolkitt Obituary, Death – Elaine Wolkitt, age 93, passed away at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois on March 29, 2023 at 1:30 pm. She was a resident of Quincy, Illinois. At the O’Donnell-Cookson Life Celebration Home in Quincy, there will be a funeral service on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, beginning at ten in the morning. The Reverend Matthew Hunt will preside over the ceremony. After the funeral, the burial will take place at Greenmount Cemetery in Quincy.
On Monday, April 3, 2023, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, guests are welcome to pay their respects at the O’Donnell-Cookson Life Celebration House located in Quincy. Elaine’s birthday is June 17th, and she was born in Quincy, Illinois, to parents named Russell J. and Geneva B. (Mudd) LeMay. Quincy, Illinois served as the setting for her wedding to Jack R. Wolkitt Sr. on June 19, 1948. He passed away on February 3, 2008, two days before she did.
She is survived by her son, Jack R. Wolkitt II, who lives in Quincy, Illinois; one granddaughter, Jennifer L. (Jason) Wright, who also lives in Quincy; and a number of nieces and nephews. Elaine’s parents, one brother-in-law, Paul C. Wolkitt, and two sisters-in-law, Norma Wolkitt and Betty Unmisig, all passed away before she did. Her husband was also one of the people who died before her.
In the beginning of Elaine’s career, she worked for the city of Quincy as a meter maid. After that, she found work first at Midwest Primer and then at Tangerine Bowl, where she was a manager for both companies. Last but not least, she spent her last years working as a clerk for Dollar General until she finally retired. Elaine was very involved in the Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ where she was a member.
She participated in the afternoon and evening guilds, as well as the Volunteer Voices choir, during her time there. If she wasn’t at the church, you could find her at home with her dogs, Sissy and Spuds. If she wasn’t at home, she was at the church. Although Elaine enjoyed being at home, she made it a point to always make time for her friends and family as well. Even further, she was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary, an organization in which she participated in volunteer work. Elaine also took pleasure in activities like as bowling at Tangerine, reading the Bible, fishing at her river camps, and eating at Elder’s and Sprout’s.
Rodney Wolkitt and Jason Wright will serve as bearers of the casket.
The Quincy Humane Society is accepting donations in memory of the deceased person.