Elaine Salonek

Elaine Salonek

age 67, of Medford, Minnesota passed away unexpectedly and suddenly of a heart attack, in her home last Wednesday afternoon, November 20, 2013.
She was born on November 11th, 1946 at the Monticello Hospital in Monticello, Minnesota the daughter of Harold & Mary (Bursch) Bechtold.
Elaine loved her kids and especially loved to be around them and spend time with her grandchildren.
She worked at Walmart and enjoyed the interaction with her co-workers and some of the regular customers.
Elaine cherished her grandmother Bursch, and continued to speak fondly of her.
She enjoyed chocolates, coffee, writing quotable quotes, flowers, shopping, reading, and especially the company of others. She loved being dolled up, and enjoyed things with bling.
Survived by four Children: Monica (Russ) Newman of South Haven, Dean Salonek of Monticello, Jean (Tom) Holland of Monticello and Krystal Covey of Medford; eleven grand Children (two have preceded her): Jake, Jada, Kayla, Russell, Joseph, Nicholas, Zachary, Lecia and Hailey; a Sister: Marlys (George) Twardy, of Darwin; a sister-in-law: Darlene Bechtold of Buffalo; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her child: Penny Elaine Salonek, two grandchildren: Summer and Austin, her parents and by a brother: Harlan Bechtold.
Funeral services for Elaine Bechtold Salonek were held on Tuesday, November 26th at 1:00 P.M. at St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Hanover. Pastor Gorden Estenson officiated. Interment followed at The Hanover Village Cemetery.
Casket bearers were: Jake Pesch, Grandson; Hal Kruschke, Family friend; Randy Twardy, Nephew; Mark Bechtold, Nephew; Buck Twardy, Nephew; Scott Bechtold, Nephew.
The Peterson Chapel St. Michael Albertville Funeral Home in St. Michael, Minnesota is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to:

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