She was born in Salem, WI on Oct. 20, 1941 to Norman and Donna (Giaczas) Kohlman. Elaine was united in marriage to Enrico Bostone on March 15, 1960 in Chicago, IL. They relocated to the Waupaca area years ago with their sons, Rick and David. Elaine enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also had other hobbies which included gardening, watching the Packers, fishing, her pets, bonfires and hanging out with the cousins. She was president of Local 555 for many years at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, where she was a unit clerk.
She is survived by her son, David (Valerie) Bostone of Waupaca; her grandchildren, Kimberly Bostone (Bill Kurtz) of Sister Bay, WI; Enrico (A.J.) Bostone of Caledonia, MN; Michael (Alexandra) Bostone of Appleton, WI; Jennifer Bostone of Waupaca; Jessica Bostone of New London and Anthony Bostone of Manawa; great-grandchildren, Adam Bostone of Appleton, Giovanni and Omari Bostone of New London; her brothers, Russell (Alice) Kohlman of Rudolph, WI and Randy (Kate) Kohlman of Silver Springs, FL; a special family member, Peggy Gallagher of Caledonia, MN; many nieces, nephews, cousins and family friends.
Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Donna Kohlman; her husband, Rick; a son, Rick Jr.; and cousins, James and Herb.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Waupaca. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Mass will begin at 11 a.m. with Father Amalraj Roche presiding. Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family.