Elaine Irene Manthey 1933–2020 Faribault—Elaine Irene Manthey, age 87 of Faribault, MN died Monday, November 9, 2020. A private family ceremony will be held. Elaine Irene, the daughter of Charles and Mary (Ellerbusch) Stadler was born on September 26, 1933 in Faribault, MN. She lived most of her life in Faribault and enjoyed keeping track of all the friends and connections she made at her jobs at the Faribault Library and Faribault Senior High School. She married her high school sweetheart, Leslie (Bud) Manthey Jr. and raised her family in the home Bud built. Elaine enjoyed her family and seeing her friends. She bowled with "the girls" for many years, enjoyed seeing shows and traveling, and was a genius at putting together puzzles. In her latest years she lived at Faribault Senior Living and was lucky to have spent a lot of time with her devoted sister-in-law, Kathleen. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, siblings, Erdeen Fabbri (Nav), Gerald, Ronald, Marvin, & David. She is survived by her sister, Susan Gudim (Ron); sisters-in-law, Kathleen (David), Jeannine Beaupre (Carlyle Sr.) whom helped with the young family after Bud died too early in life; along with five sons Mark, Steve (Debra), Brian (Barbara), Jeffrey (Karen) and John (Christy); grandchildren, Michael (Nicole), Cara Pearson (Andrew), Megan Ellingson (Eric), Blair Sevcik (Michael), Britney Klocke (John), Nathan (Emily) and Olivia; great-grandchildren, Marin & Lorren, Lucy & Jack, Logan & Sawyer, Finn, Anders & Kai, Ada & Owen, Max & Hazel; many nieces and nephews, and many friends. We will miss you Mom and we know you and Dad are finally together again. For online tributes and further information, please visit www.ParkerKohlFuneralHome.com
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