Elaine Marie StrakaElaine M. Straka, 67 of Hatley, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at her home. She was born on August 26, 1953 in Wausau, the daughter of Robert and Jean (Albrecht) Bergman. On August 20, 1980, Elaine was united in marriage to <a href="http://www.schmidtschulta.com/obituaries/obituary-listings?obId=257544">Richard Straka</a> in Wausau. He preceded her in death on July 4, 2004. Elaine loved working at the Northern Valley Workshop. She loved helping and looking out for other people and was a social butterfly. Elaine enjoyed sending out cards and never forgot anyone’s birthday. She loved going out to eat and shopping. Elaine especially enjoyed her extended family at the home of Ron and Roxanne Glapinski whom she lived with the last 22 years. Survivors include a brother-in-law, Martin and Joyce Straka of Stephenson, MI and her extended family in Hatley. A funeral service will be held at 11AM on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood. Fr. Vicente Llagas will officiate. Burial will be in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Aniwa. Visitation will be on Friday from 10:30AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Memories and condolences may be shared at schmidtschulta.com
August 26, 1953 - September 9, 202008/26/195309/09/2020
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My sincere condolences to all who were a part of Elaine's life. May her smiles, laughter, and kindness be forever remembered. Take comfort in knowing that God remembers her too. Isaiah 26:19, Psalms 37:29
I will always remember her smile & her birthday cards that she would always give me or send me shee will always be in my prayers I am so proud that I got to be a part of her life. I lived with Elaine for 10years st Roxie & Ron's house she will be missed by me & so many ... Continue Reading
Our Deepest Sympathy Ron & Roxie Glapinski And Extended Family, And Friends Sally, Roxanne, Wendy