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Elaine (Graffis) Florence, formerly of Oak Run, born October 4, 1926,
passed away peacefully on February 21, 2020 at Seminary Manor in
preceded in death by her husband, Albert L. Florence and nine Graffis
to eyesight problems, she enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and baking
chocolate chip cookies. She sewed many bears to give to sick
children, children at the church, and for the church auction.
She was featured in the Galesburg
Register-Mail because of her bear making.
survived by daughters, Donna (Clif) Weaver and Linda (Tom) Kordewick;
grandchildren, Megan (Jason) Brodkey, Kali Kordewick,
and Mike (Sommer) Kordewick; and great
grandchildren Asher and Hazel Brodkey and Kailer, Kamden, and Kasen
Kordewick; and many loving nieces and nephews.
service will be held at Dahinda United Methodist Church at a later
date. Memorial gifts may be sent to Dahinda United Methodist Church
or Hospice Compassus. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and
Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel is handling cremation
arrangements for the family. Online condolences may be made at