Elaine Eckstein was born Nov. 15, 1929 in Morris, MN. Elaine was married to Peter Eckstein Nov. 1, 1949. They had four children Patty (Dennis) Roquette, Cindy Eckstein, Mike Eckstein and Scott Eckstein, five grandchildren Stacy (Steve) Haugen, Stephanie Roquette, Luke Eckstein, Megan Eckstein, and Blair Eckstein, and four great-grandchildren Cruz, Paige, Eli and Phoenix.
Elaine was an excellent baker. She enjoyed camping trips to the Black Hills and Duluth and being together with family.
Before retirement, Elaine worked as a nurse aide at Knute Nelson for many years.
Funeral services were held Nov. 22, 2022 at the First Lutheran Church, Alexandria, MN.