Elaine Sue Van Dine Krahula, age 83, passed peacefully on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Heartwood Lodge Hospice House in Spring Lake, Michigan. Born in Chicago, Illinois to Wilbur and Vada (Engel) Van Dine on September 2, 1936, she married Louis Krahula in Chicago on November 19, 1955. She leaves behind her husband, her Louie, her beloved niece who she called "my adopted daughter, my angel", Denise(Karl) Seabolt, nieces Vivian(Belmont) DeMartino, Pamela Williams and nephew, Merlin Williams of Norton Shores, Michigan. She also leaves a sister, Donna Williams Farr, sister-in-law, Joan Bishop, loving nieces in Texas, Monica V. (Mike)Newell and Regina Van Dine (Gina) that she loved like daughters, special nephew, Leo(Sue)Krahula of Florida, many nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Irwin and Kenneth, a sister, Patsy, brother-in-law, David Williams in 1957, and sister-in-law, Diana Van Dine. Lou and Elaine owned Arrow Fence Company in Chicago before moving to Florida 40 years ago and buying Lou's Salty Dog Pub in Daytona Beach. They loved to travel and saw a lot of the country in their motor home. Her dog, Saki greeted her as she entered the arms of Jesus and she is delighting in seeing her mom after 47 years.❤️ Arrangements by Phoenix Crematory Services, Muskegon, Michigan
Dear Auntie....Thank you for the very personal honor of trust and love allowing me to care for you and Uncle Lou. It was a privilege to have been so deeply loved and appreciated and I look forward to the day we see each other again... not too soon as you told me. I will enjoy every day as you did, joking and laughing until your earthly time was over. It was my honor, sleep in Heavenly peace🙏🏻❤️Love Always, Denise
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