THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Elaine J. Axtell
Issue Date: December 20, 2017
Elaine J. (Rickinson) Axtell, 85, of Menominee, Mi., passed away Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at Bay Area Medical Center.
Born July 4, 1932 in Menominee, to the late Chester and Elizabeth (Miller) Rickinson, she married Robert Axtell on May 17, 1952 in Menominee. She enjoyed bingo, puzzles and her dogs, especially Rex.
She is survived by her husband, Bob; three daughters, Debbie Husbeck and Diane Anderson, both of Menominee and Susie (Larry) Bushmaker of Green Bay; a sister, Marlene (Harold) Oysti of Daggett; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild and a special friend, Beverly Swanson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Robert.
Private family services will be held. Cadieu Thielen Funeral Home of Menominee is assisting the family.