Obituaries

Elaine Gaston

Jun 7, 2017
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Services:

 1:00 PM, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Locke Funeral Home

Visitation:

an hour before services at the funeral home

Cemetery:

Memorial Park Cemetery

Memorials:

to the family

Biography

Elaine Gaston, 87, of Waterloo, Iowa, died at home on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 of natural causes.

 

She was born December 10, 1929 in Crawford, Wisconsin, daughter of William and Elnora Tyre Payne. Elaine married Donald Gaston on March 25, 1950 in Jeffersonville, Indiana; he died November 15, 1989.

 

Elaine’s greatest pride and joy were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She always looked forward to spending time with them. When her health allowed, she loved playing Bingo. She was also a pretty good seamstress.

 

She is survived by 2 daughters, Linda (Gene) Brown and Brenda Gaston, both of Waterloo; 6 grandchildren: Jeff (Penny) Laue, Brian (Beth) Wyant, Stephanie (Al) Edwards, Melissa (Marc) Boggess, Melinda (Chad) Williams and Melaine (Chad) Dix; 22 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Wayne Payne of Livingston, Wisconsin and Stephen (Connie) Payne of Pine, Colorado; and a sister, Norma (Don) Richmond, Oregon, Wisconsin.

 

Elaine is preceded in death by a daughter, Connie Johnson; a granddaughter, Charity Wyant; 2 sisters, Orva Payne and Delena Spink; and a brother, Vilas Payne.

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  1. Clark Kilgard | Jun 14, 2017

    Hi Linda and Gene,

    Sorry to hear about your mom, Linda.  We will be thinking about you.

    Clark

  2. Kent & Carol Charley | Jun 13, 2017

    Linda and Gene,

    Praying that the Lord will comfort you with His peace... surround you with His love...

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.   

    Kent & Carol Charley

  3. Michelle Champeau | Jun 12, 2017
    The world will be a dimmer place without the sparkle of her smile. Rest well Aunt Elaine
  4. Gary Wyant | Jun 08, 2017
    Polly Ann and I want to send our condolences to the Gaston family and friends. Our prayer and thought will be with you.

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