Elaine M. Bergsbaken

Elaine Marie Bergsbaken, 84, of Bonduel, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at her home. Born on Oct. 28, 1933, in the town of Hartland, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Laura (Schroeder) Wussow. On May 7, 1955, she was united in marriage to Roger Bergsbaken at Zion United Methodist Church Bonduel. Roger preceded her in death July 13, 2001. Elaine worked for the Times Press in Bonduel for 4½ years. Roger and Elaine owned and operated a dairy farm in the town of Harland for 46½ years until their retirement in 1991. She was a faithful member of Zion United Methodist Church in Bonduel, where she was part of the Ladies Aid. Elaine enjoyed reading, traveling, going out to eat and playing cards.

Elaine is survived by her daughter, Christine (Rick) Bahr, of Appleton; son, Dennis (Donna) Bergsbaken, of Bonduel; grandchildren, Shane (Amber) Bahr, Stacy (Chad) Olson, Brianna (Jordan) Rynish, Ashley (fiancé Ben Pearce) Bergsbaken, Eric Bergsbaken and Kaden Bergsbaken; three great-grandchildren, Caleb and Aubree Bahr and Chase Olson. She is further survived by her brother, Robert “Bob” (Sharon) Wussow, of Bonduel; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger; her parents; and two brothers, Dale and LeRoy.

Funeral services for Elaine will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at Zion United Methodist Church in Bonduel with the Rev. Dan Nault officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at Swedberg Wendt Funeral Home in Bonduel and again at the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Special thanks to Dennis, Donna and children for taking such good care of mom at the ranch house on their farm. She showed her appreciation and love in her final weeks by giving tender hand kisses to those who visited.

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