THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Elaine A. Powell
Issue Date: July 18, 2019
Elaine A. (Jenkins) Powell, 90, of Menominee, Mi., passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
Born Oct. 10, 1928 in Marinette, to Frank and Agnes Jenkins, she spent her early life in Marinette and graduated from Marinette High School. She married Gordon H. Powell in 1949.
She was a devoted, inspiring wife and mother and will be remembered for her cooking and baking. No-one ever left her home hungry.
She is survived by four children, Laurie Olson (Frank Pleuss) of Green Bay, Scott (Boni) Powell, Dan Powell (Terri Faucette) and Todd Powell, all of Menominee; grandchildren; great-grandchildren and a sister, Donna (Jerome "Duffy") Nast of Marinette.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon and a sister, Doris.
A private family service was held. Memorial donations can be made to the Dementia Friendly Community Coalition of Marinette County, 2500 Hall Ave., Marinette, Wi. 54143.