Elaine R. Aldrich, 80, of Davenport, died Sunday, September 25, 2011 at Genesis East. Funeral services will be Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 1:00 pm at The Runge Mortuary. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-7 pm at the mortuary with a prayer service to be held at 6:30pm. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the
, Scott County Humane Society or the Handicapped Development Center. Online condolences may be left at www.therungemortuary.com
Elaine was born September 30, 1930 in Dubuque, IA, the daughter of Norman and Rose (Grass) Irmen.
She was united in marriage to James M. "Jim" Aldrich in August 1949 in Davenport; he preceded her in death on March 12, 2011. Elaine worked for fourteen years at the Northpark Mall Younker's Store. She loved to go to garage sales and play bingo, but, her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She will be remembered for being a social butterfly and making friends wherever she went.
Those left to honor her memory include her daughter, Linda "Suzy" Furman, Davenport; grandsons: Mark, Michael and Nick Furman; brothers: Bob and Jerry, both of Florida and Jim of Kentucky and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her parents preceded her in death.