Elaine Kail, 85, of Marshalltown, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family under the care of the Iowa River Hospice.
Per Elaine's wishes, following cremation, no services are planned at this time. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Elaine and her family. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call (641) 844-1234.
Elaine Shank was born in Iowa on February 27, 1927, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Shank. Elaine married Ace Kail on October 12, 1947 at the Marshalltown Friends Church and they later moved to Torrance, California before returning home to Marshalltown to spend the rest of their years. Elaine loved to paint, read books and had a great love for cats.
Elaine is survived by her son Roger (Carol) Kail of Marshalltown; six grandchildren, Christopher Kail, Angela Rodriguez, Allie Kail, Marissa Kail, Amanda Kail and Danielle Kail; and three great grandchildren, Brooklyn Kail, Victor Rodriguez and Christopher Kail.
Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, husband, son; Dan Kail, Uncle; Steve Shank, and Aunt Shirley Shank.