Elaine Marie Dullum, 81, Stoughton, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 18, 2019, at University Hospital, after a week-long battle with sepsis. She struggled for many years with Crohn’s and other health challenges.
Elaine was born April 9, 1937, in Reedsburg, daughter of the late Henry, and Louise Roever, and grew up on their farm near North Freedom. After graduating from Reedsburg High School in 1955, she moved to Madison and was employed at the Wisconsin State Patrol headquarters, and later the State of Wisconsin Department of Public Welfare and Mid-America Appraisal.
Elaine married Arne Dullum of Stoughton, on Aug. 10, 1958, in North Freedom, and the couple made their home in McFarland before moving to Stoughton in 1973. She was a devoted mother to their three children and a wonderful wife. She adored her grandchildren.
Elaine loved traveling with her husband on motor coach tours in Europe, Canada, and the United States, tending flower gardens, taking walks in state parks, and drives in the country. She took great pleasure in hosting Christmas Eve gatherings for many years.
Elaine is survived by her husband, Arne; three children, Randall of Fort Atkinson, Staci (Brian) Heimsoth of Stoughton, and Steve of Madison; four grandchildren, Caleb, Joshua, Miranda, and Paige; and a brother, Robert (Jaunell) of Texas.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2019, at Good Shepherd by the Lake Lutheran Church, 1860 Highway 51, Stoughton. Visitation was from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Interment was in Rose Lawn Cemetery in Madison, with a luncheon to follow at the church.
Memorials may be made to The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation or Good Shepherd by the Lake Lutheran Church.
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