Funeral Service: Friday, April 6, 2018 at 11:00 am in Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home with Fr. Steve Varghese officiating.
Entombment will follow in the mausoleum of Graceland Cemetery.
Visitation: in the funeral home on Friday from 9:00 – 11:00 am
Racine – Elaine Margaret (nee: DeCaire) Puma, age 89, passed away peacefully at Ascension – All Saints Hospital on Holy Saturday, March 31, 2018.
Elaine was born in Peaksville, WI on June 28, 1928 to the late Felix and Margaret (nee: Bucheger) DeCaire. On November 14, 1953 in St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, she was united in marriage with the love of her life, Angelo “Ang” Puma. They proudly celebrated their 64th Wedding Anniversary this past year prior to Angelo passing away on December 9, 2017.
Elaine was a proud member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Among her interests, she enjoyed camping, knitting, crocheting, crafts and casino gambling. Above all, Elaine loved being a mother, grandmother & great-grandmother who cherished the times spent with her entire family.
Surviving are her children, Angelo James (Nancy) Puma, Gary (Rose) Puma, Sandi (Dan) Bojcic and Sue Buckson; grandchildren, Kellie (Josh) Davidson, Angelo Michael (Shelley) Puma, Kim (Chris) Hanson, Tony (Isabel) Olson, Angie Olson, Doria (Bill) Nedd, Amy (Brandon) SerVoss, Mike Bojcic, Joe Bojcic and Anthony Buckson; great-grandchildren, Caleb Davidson, Angelo Jacob “AJ” and Allie Puma; Kourtney and Kenzie Hanson; Brianna, Gabriel, Evan and Isabella Olson; Rebekah and Jordan Nedd; Amy, Audra and Alden SerVoss; sister-in-law, Carolyn Schuessler; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends – too numerous to mention all by name.
In addition to her parents and husband, Elaine was preceded in death by her great-granddaughter, Katelyn Davidson; brother, Duane (Donna) DeCaire; Ang’s parents, Angelo and Carmela (nee: DiPasquale) Puma; and brothers-in-law, James Puma, Charles (Lillian) Puma and Jack Schuessler.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 11:00 am in Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home with Fr. Steve Varghese officiating. Entombment will take place in the mausoleum of Graceland Cemetery. A memorial luncheon will follow. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Friday from 9:00 – 11:00 am.